Daily Deal Activity 01/11/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace, vertical search

Online art sales platform artnet has acquired auction and private sales company ArtList. The acquisition will provide artnet with an expanded private online sales and auctions platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital marketplace

Recreational vehicle rental marketplace Campanda has raised $10.6 million in Series B funding led by Michelin Travel Partner with participation from Accel Partners, idinvest, and Atlantic Labs. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

digital marketplace, local search

UK-based event discovery and marketplace app Revl has raised $2.9 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

ecommerce

Business catering marketplace ezCater has raised $35 million in a round of funding led by Iconiq Capital with participation from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales initiatives.

ecommerce

Children’s clothing eCommerce startup Mac & Mia has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Chicaog Ventures, KGC Capital and Corazon Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

ecommerce

Singapore-based Netflix competitor HOOQ has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Singtel, Sony Pictures, and Warner Brothers. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Asia.

mobile content/apps

France-based personal finance app Bankin’ has raised $7.4 million in a round of funding led by Omnes Capital with participation from CommerzVentures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

digital advertising

affiliate/cpa network

Internet retailer affiliate network ShareASale has been acquired by affiliate network Affiliate Window. The acquisition will provide Affiliate Window with expanded market reach. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing technology

analytics & targeting

Mobile audience targeting solutions company Gravy Analytics has raised $7.7 million in a round of funding led by Spring Lake Equity Partners with participation from Gaspar Global Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

analytics & targeting

Visual analytics company Velocidi has raised $12 million in a round of funding led by Pilot Growth Equity with participation from Neuberger Berman Private Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

crm

Germany-based SaaS-based customer relationship management company artegic has been acquired by Main Capital. The acquisition will provide artegic with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing data, market research

Business information and data solutions company Avention has been acquired by Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) for $150 million. Avention has LTM revenues for the period ended December 31st of $60 million, representing a 2.5x LTM revenue multiple.

product/price software

UK-based financial and telco comparison platform CompareEuropeGroup has raised $21.2 million in a round of funding from ACE & Company, Pacific Century Group, and Nova Founders Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

social technology

Social data intelligence company Talkwalker has raised $5.3 million in a round of funding from Main Capital Partners.  The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US and Europe.

Agency & Marketing Services

general agency

Marketing services company Performance Marketing has been acquired by foodservice sales and marketing agency KeyImpact Sales & Systems. The acquisition provides KeyImpact with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

Public relations agency Fetching Communications has been acquired by public relations and digital marketing firm French/West/Vaughan. The acquisition provides FWV with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

China-based OpenStack cloud computing solutions company EasyStack has raised $50 million in Series C funding from Cash Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding research and development initiatives.

collaboration

Document capture and workflow solutions developer Omtool has been acquired by work management software developer Upland Software for $19.2 million. The acquisition provides Upland Software with an expanded presence in the financial services, legal, and healthcare verticals. Omtool has reported revenues of $11 million, representing a 1.7x revenue multiple.

erp

Cloud-based waste and recycling services company Rubicon Global has raised $50 million at a reported valuation of $800 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

financial

Healthcare revenue cycle management company Bolder Healthcare Solutions has acquired reimbursement and revenue cycle management solutions provider Business Dynamics. The acquisition provides Bolder Healthcare with an expanded product portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Digital farm management platform FarmLogs has raised $22 million in Series C funding from Naspers Ventures with participation from Drive Capital, Huron River Ventures, and Hyde Park Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

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Human resource planning and time management software developer Medvind has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners. The acquisition will see Medvind integrated into Bluegarden, Marlin’s human capital management portfolio company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Hourly workers scheduling platform Staffjoy has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding led by Caffeinated Capital with participation from Haystack Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

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Human capital performance analytics company Yet Analytics has raised $1 million in a round of funding from Grotech Ventures and TCP Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales efforts.

infrastructure

Cloud storage gateway supplier Panzura has raised $32 million in a round of funding led by Matrix Partners with participation from Meritech Capital Partners, Opus Capital, Chevron, and Western Digital. The company will use the funding for expanding its enterprise customer network.

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