Daily Deal Activity 09/28/16

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

India-based healthcare services marketplace Pianta has been acquired by food delivery startup Go-Jek. The acquisition provides Go-Jek with an entrance into the healthcare sector. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

France-based online auto accessories retailer Motoblouz has been acquired by Equistone Partners. The acquisition provides Motoblouz with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

On-demand eLearning courses provider OpenSesame has raised $9 million in Series B funding led by Altos Ventures with participation from Partech Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

gaming

Mobile game studio Ketchapp has been acquired by video game development company Ubisoft. The acquisition provides Ubisoft with an expanded mobile games portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

gaming

Cloud-based gaming platform LiquidSky has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Samsung, Sun Microsystems, and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for infrastructure scaling initiatives.

mobile content/apps

Roommate matching app SpareRoom has raised $6 million in a round of funding undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for building out the capabilities of its platform and expanding its presence within the US.

digital advertising

mobile marketing

UK-based ad network Mobads has acquired Singapore-based direct response mobile marketing company BuzzCity. The acquisition will provide Mobads with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

content management

Automated content moderation startup ioSquare has been acquired by user-generated contented moderation services company Besedo for $5.6 million. The acquisition provides Besedo with complementary automation capabilities. ioSquare financial information was not disclosed.

content management

Updater, a developer of tools for online address changing, has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Fidelity International. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its platform into new verticals.

mrm/workflow management

France-based conferencing and idea collection platform Klaxoon has raised $5.6 million in a round of funding from Arkea Capital, White Star Capital, and Wind Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

UK-based digital agency 4Ps Marketing has been acquired by performance marketing services provider NetBooster. The acquisition provides NetBooster with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management

Internet-of-things software developer Plat.One will be acquired by SAP. The acquisition will provide SAP with an expanded cloud connectivity and communication platform as it looks to expand its presence with the Internet-of-things market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

data management

Data processing and scaling company Concord Systems has been acquired by Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq:AKAM). The acquisition is complementary to Akamai’s existing data processing platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Workflow and business management software developer DaySmart Software has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from SFQ Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

financial

Sweden-based bookkeeping solutions developer Dooer has raised $4.6 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Payment and billing software services company TransCentra has been acquired by transaction processing solutions company SourceHOV. The acquisition provides TransCentra with an expanded presence in the area of mobile banking. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Employee perks and rewards company AnyPerk has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding from DCM Ventures, Nissay Capital, CyberAgent, and GMO Venture Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its engineering division.

security

Application security platform Contrast Security has raised $16 million in a round of funding from General Catalyst Partners and Acero Capital. The company will use the new round of funding expanding operations.

security

Cloud data protection platform Druva has raised $51 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital with participation from Blue Cloud Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, and Hercules Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing initiatives.

information

credit/risk information

Mobile device ownership information company Recipero has been acquired by Callcredit Information Group. The acquisition is complementary to Callcredit’s fraud and identity protection offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

logistics

Italy-based logistics startup Milkman has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding from Programma 101 and 360 Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

About Petsky Prunier
Petsky Prunier is one of the leading investment banks in the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce, and healthcare industries. Our firm's mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services reflect a unique blend of product specialization and industry expertise. Together with strategic consulting firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company, our organization represents one of the largest industry-specific advisors providing strategic and transactional services. In addition, we offer international reach through our partnership with investment bank Altium, which operates from nine offices across Europe. Securities transactions are processed through Petsky Prunier Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and an affiliated entity.

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