Daily Deal Activity 10/26/16

Digital Media/Commerce

niche content

UK-based media startup Culture Trip has raised $20 million in Series A funding from PFF Group. The company will use the new round of funding for technology development efforts while expanding its presence internationally.

digital marketplace

India-based invoice discounting marketplace KredX has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital and Prime Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

digital marketplace

Online cleaning services marketplace Matic has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Middle East Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its domestic presence.

ecommerce

Germany-based online sports retailer 21sportsgroup has raised $16.3 million in a round of funding from Eso Capital. The company will use the new round of funding expanding operations and pursuing strategic acquisitions.

ecommerce

Meal kit delivery and individual nutrition company Habit has raised $32 million in a round of funding from Campbell Soup. The company will use the new round of funding for launching its service within the US.

ecommerce

France-based furniture eCommerce company Selency has raised $3.3 million in a round of funding led by Accel Partners with participation from Kima Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Marketing Technology

Analytics & targeting

Consumer behavior analytics startup CaliberMind has raised $1.1 million in a round of funding from CEB Ventures and PV Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

Analytics & targeting

Mobile marketing analytics platform Context360 has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from USAA. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent and product development initiatives.

Analytics & targeting

Television attention measurement company TVision has raised $6.8 million in a round of funding led by Accomplice with participation from Golden Venture Partners, Jump Capital, and Project 11 Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding headcount.

content delivery network

Live streamed broadcast distribution platform AmpLive has acquired video at scale distribution platform Intercast Network. The acquisition provides AmpLive with complementary capabilities for its audience retargeting solution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

content management, mrm/workflow management

Retail marketing platform Brickwork has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Safeguard Scientifics with participation from Recruit Strategic Partners, Advancit Capital, Cowboy Ventures, and Forerunner Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing initiatives.

content management

Web content management vendor Hippo has been acquired by personalized eCommerce experience solutions company BloomReach. The acquisition provides BloomReach with a strengthened digital experience solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

market research

Market research company MarketCast has been acquired by Kohlberg & Company from RLJ Equity Partners and State Street Global Advisors. The acquisition will provide MarketCast with the resources for expanding its geographic footprint. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

website creation/hosting

Poland-based web hosting solutions company H88 has raised $6 million in a round of funding from 3TS Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for exploring potential acquisition opportunities.

traditional media

entertainment media

Video game league operator Super League Gaming has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Toba Capital and aXiomatic. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

Software

big data

Big data technology developer DemystData has raised $7 million in Series B funding led by MissionOG with participation from Notion Capital and Singtel Innov8. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence in Asia.

financial

SaaS-based portfolio risk management and pricing optimization solution Analyze Re has been acquired by Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK). The acquisition will see Analyze Re integrated into Verisk’s catastrophe risk modeling arm AIR Worldwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Small-business accounting tools developer Wave has raised $10.9 million in a round of funding led by BDC’s IT Venture Fund with participation from HarbourVest, Charles River Ventures, and Social Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

hr

UK-based human capital management software developer Mitrefinch has received $24.5 million equity investment from LDC. The company will use investment proceeds for expanding its presence within the US and Canada.

hr

UK-based digital employee engagement startup Perkbox has raised $4.9 million in a round of funding from Draper Esprit. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development efforts.

infrastructure

Network intelligence software developer Qosmos has been acquired by Enea from Draper Esprit in a transaction valued at $39.6 million. The acquisition provides Enea with an expanded customer base. Qosmos financial information was not disclosed.

security

Security solutions company Tenable Network Security has acquired container vulnerability management company FlawCheck. The acquisition provides Tenable with a strengthened DevOps security offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Encrypted data solutions company StealthMine has raised an undisclosed amount of funding Intel Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and launching out of stealth.

Business Services

fulfillment

UK-based small business shipping company Weengs has raised $2.4 million in a round of funding from Cherry Ventures and LocalGlobe. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

it consulting

Software development services firm Amadeus Consulting has been acquired by acquired fund expense management systems developer Exadel. The acquisition provides an expanded engineering division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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