Daily Deal Activity 11/23/16

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

On-demand primary health services provider Heal has raised $14.8 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors.  The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

ecommerce

On-demand vision care startup Sightbox has raised $1.8 million in a round of funding from Rogue Venture Partners and Jumpstart Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing initiatives.

ecommerce

India-based B-to-B eCommerce platform Udaan has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its domestic SMB network.

ecommerce

Online wedding gift registry Zola has raised $25 million in Series C funding at a reported pre-money valuation of $200 million led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from Thrive Capital, Canvas Ventures, and Female Founders Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

mobile content/apps

Airfare pricing mobile app Hopper has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its airline network and user base.

niche content

New Zealand-based virtual reality technology company 8i has raised $20 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

social media/apps

Alumni networking and mentoring platform Graduway has acquired community engagement platform IntroMaps. The acquisition provides Graduway with an expanded presence in the non-profit sector. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social media/apps

Israel-based social payments network PayKey has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by e.ventures and Wharton Asset Management with participation from MasterCard, Santander InnoVentures, and Magma VC. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

digital advertising

vertical search

India-based online real estate and housing portal Housing.com has raised $5 million in a round of funding from SoftBank. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Marketing Technology

bi tools

Ad Lightning, developer of a business intelligence solution for ad publisher and advertising platforms, has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Sinclair Digital Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

email/messaging software

UK-based secure messaging and content sharing platform Pushfor has raised $1.5 million in a round of funding from NT Asset and c12 Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence in North America.

teleservices/eservices

India-based cloud telephone company Knowlarity Communications has raised $20 million in a round of funding led by Delta Partners Capital with participation from Mayfield Fund and Sequoia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

traditional media

entertainment media, niche content

Film and television music licensing website MusicDealers.com has been acquired by digital music distributor Brandspins. The acquisition provides Brandspins with an expanded music catalog. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Open source data platform Instaclustr has raised $7 million in a round of funding led by Bailador Technology Investments with participation from Our Innovation Fund and ANU Connect Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

cloud computing

DNS and traffic management solutions provider NS1 has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Telstra Ventures. The funding is an extension of the company’s Series B round and will be used for expanding its customer base.

financial

Finance tracking solutions company Albert has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from 500 Startups and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

financial

Germany-based wealth management startup Cashboard has raised $3.1 million in Series A funding led by Digital Space Ventures with participation from Redalpine Capital and 500 Startups. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

security

Telstra has acquired the Cognevo security analytics business of New Zealand-based Wynyard Group. The acquisition will be complementary to Telstra’s business security software suite. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Cloud-based security solutions company iSheriff has been acquired by Mimecast (Nasdaq:MIME) from Untangle. The acquisition provides Mimecast with complementary real-time email threat intelligence capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Mobile malware and anti-phishing solutions company MetaCert has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding from Moneta Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development initiatives.

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