Daily Deal Activity 12/16/16

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Sweden-based online real estate classifieds company Hemnet has been acquired by General Atlantic. The acquisition provides Hemnet with the resources for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital marketplace

Peer-to-peer trade community OB1 has raised $3 million in a round of funding for BlueYard, Union Square Ventures, and Andreessen Horowitz. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its user base.

ecommerce

Online intercity bus travel platform FlixBus has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Silver Lake, General Atlantic, and Holtzbrinck Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce

Online beauty brand MemeBox has raised $60 million in an extension of its Series C round from Goodwater Capital, Altos Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Mousse Partners, and Founders Club. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its mobile shopping experience capabilities.

niche content

Commercial trucking news and information site TruckingIndustry.news has been acquired by Trucking Unlimited. The acquisition provides Trucking Unlimited with an expanded presence in the commercial trucking vertical. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

comparison shopping

Sweden-based lease comparison platform Leasify has raised $1.6 million in a round of funding from SEB Ventures and NFT Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Marketing Technology

webstie creation/hosting

Germany-based web hosting and eCommerce solutions company Strato has been acquired by United Internet from Deutsche Telekom in a deal valued at $623.9 million. The acquisition provides United Internet with an expanded presence in the European hosting and cloud applications market. Financial information was not disclosed.

agency & Marketing services

design agency

India-based experiential design agency Fractal Ink Design Studio has been acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network for $36.9 million. The acquisition will see Fractal Ink integrated into Isobar. Financial information was not disclosed.

digital agency, promotional agency

Digital marketing solutions company Liquidus Marketing has acquired promotional content solutions firm ShopLocal from Tegna (NYSE:TGNA). The acquisition provides Liquidus with expanded digital conversion capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Enterprise processes automation technology company HyperScience has raised $18 million in Series A funding from FirstMark Capital and Felicis Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

collaboration

Construction project collaboration tools developer ExplainEverything has raised $3.7 million in a round of funding from Credo, RTA, and New Enterprise Associates. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

healthcare

Healthcare analytics firm Enlightiks has been acquired by healthcare services platform Practo. The acquisition provides Practo with expanded capabilities for its predictive clinical and computational platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

UK-based clinical case management software developer MedShr has raised $1.9 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

security

Israel-based cybersecurity company Intezer has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Samsung and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and hiring talent.

security

Real-time incident management company VictorOps has raised $2.8 million in a round of funding led by Shea Ventures with participation from Foundry Group and Costanoa Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

information

healthcare information

Healthcare informatics and analytics platform Cota has raised $18 million in a round of funding from Boston Millenia Partners, Celgene, Novartis, and Horizon Healthcare. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

business services

it consulting

Taiwan-based web and mobile applications development firm 5xRuby has been acquired by eCommerce technology company Shopmatic. The acquisition provides Shopmatic with an expanded Ruby on Rails practice. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

IT infrastructure services company  Guidant Partners has been acquired by IT solutions provider TekLinks. The acquisition provides TekLinks with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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