Daily Deal Activity 01/27/17

Digital Media/Commerce

social media/apps

Social network and DVD exchange community Vodkaster has been acquired by Telerama. The acquisition will provide Telerama with an expanded community user base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content, hr information

France-based job recruitment information startup Welcome to the Jungle has raised $2.1 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

marketing technology

analytics & targeting

Customer data and targeting solutions company Hull has raised $2.6 million in a round of funding from Alven Capital, Point Nine Capital, Newfund Capital, and Kima Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

crm, analytics & targeting

Fishbowl, a developer of customer engagement solutions for the restaurant industry, has been acquired by Symphony Technology Group. The acquisition will provide Fishbowl with the resources for scaling its platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing Services

digital agency

Product management and strategy agency Neccentric has been acquired by software communications solutions company Telecorp. The acquisition provides Telecorp with expanded design capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Independent news services company DMA Media has acquired digital agency TheNewsMarket from Definition 6. The acquisition provides DMA Media with expanded content offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

loyalty/retention

Rakuten-owned Ebates has acquired loyalty marketing solutions and rewards programs provider Cartera Commerce. The acquisition will provide Ebates with a strengthened loyalty marketing offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media, specialty agency

Real-time television captioning services company Caption Colorado has been acquired by captioning and subtitling company Vitac. The acquisition provides Vitac with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Virtual reality startup Entrypoint has raised $2 million in a round of funding led by Samsung NEXT and Two Sigma Ventures with participation from Indicator Ventures, KBS Ventures, Galvanize Ventures, and Social Starts. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

Software

cloud computing

Cloud resource provider UberCloud has raised $1.7 million in a round of funding led by EarlyBird Venture Capital with participation from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

healthcare

Germany-based physicians rating website jameda has acquired online medical video consultations company Patientus. The acquisition provides jameda with an expanded online consultation offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Australia-based employee and asset tracking software developer Lighthouse.io has raised $1 million in a round of funding led by Tamarisc with participation from Morningside Technology Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

business services

it consulting

Poland-based Sitecore implementation partner Coders Center has been acquired by digital solutions company SoftServe. The acquisition provides SoftServe with expanded consulting service offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Veritas Capital will acquire Harris Corporation’s (NYSE:HRS) government IT services business for $690 million in cash. The acquisition will provide the government IT division with the resources for expanding into new market segments. Financial information was not disclosed.

training

Online education platform and training resources provider Design Campus has been acquired by interior designer marketplace platform Kabuni Technologies. The acquisition provides Kabuni with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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