Daily Deal Activity 04/20/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Peer-to-peer car sharing platform Getaround has raised $45 million at a reported valuation of $176 million in Series C funding led by Braemer Energy Ventures with participation from Toyota, SPARX Group, SAIC Capital, Melon Ventures, and Triangle Peak Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

digital marketplace

Pet sitting services marketplace GoFetch.ca has raised $1.4 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce

Online medical apparel company Jaanuu has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Sipadan Capital with participation from Global Capital and BAM Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

ecommerce

On-demand storage company MakeSpace has raised $30 million in Series C funding led by 8VC with participation from Upfront Ventures, Harmony Partners, and Summit Action. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its logistics technology platform.

gaming

Daily fantasy sports data company RotoQL has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding from Boston Seed Capital and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

mobile content/apps

China-based voice and video call mobile app Yeecall has raised $12 million in a round of funding led by Addor Capital with participation from Sinovation Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

niche content, social media/apps

Entrepreneur’s advice website and community Indie Hackers has been acquired by Stripe. The acquisition will provide Indie Hackers with the resources for expanding its community base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Social media/apps

Broadcasting content promotion platform ColorTV has acquired video social networking platform Guidebox. The acquisition will provide ColorTV with expanded TV program discovery offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Social media/apps

Digital media holding company Solaris Power Cells has acquired China-based social media platform migme. The acquisition will be complementary to Solaris’ media technology holdings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing Technology

commerce management

Scan-to-fit guided shopping solutions provider Invertex has raised $2 million in a round of funding from OurCrowd and Permoda. The company will use the new round of funding for launching its platform out of beta.

content management, product/price software

China-based Bitauto, a provider of content and marketing solutions for the automotive industry, has raised $1 billion in a round of funding from Tencent, Baidu, and JD.com. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding geographically.

content management

Commerce solutions company Spindle has acquired content aggregation and consumer engagement solutions company CoverCake. The acquisition will provide Spindle with expanded offerings for its CATALYST Platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

email/messaging software

The Netherlands-based secure file sharing and chat software developer Zivver has raised $3.2 million in a round of funding from henQ. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

marketing data

Real estate data platform and technology company Gridics has raised $1.1 million in a round of funding from Dune Road Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

search & discovery

China-based image recognition technology company SenseTime has raised $60 million in a round of funding from Shanghai Capital International. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

sfa/lead management

Marketing software company Marketo will acquire sales software startup ToutApp. The acquisition will provide Marketo with an expanded sales technology offering as it looks to supplement its existing marketing technology offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

teleservices/eservices

Customer support platform Gladly has raised $36 million in Series C funding led by GGV Capital with participation from Greylock Partners with participation from New Enterprise Associates. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

agency & marketing services

digital agency

Belgium-based digital strategy and creative services agency Kunstmaan has been acquired by Accenture. The acquisition will provide Accenture Interactive with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

consumer book publishing

Children’s book publisher Frog Street Press has been acquired by classroom products company Excelligence Learning Corporation. The acquisition will provide Excelligence with an expanded print portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Virtual production company Technoprops has been acquired by 20th Century Fox Film. The acquisition will see Technoprops operate as 20th Century Fox’s virtual production studio under the name Fox VFX Lab. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

big data

Machine learning data company SafeGraph has raised $16 million in Series A funding led by IDG Ventures with participation from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

credit/risk

China-based SME credit assessment solutions company IceKredit has raised $16 million in a round of funding from China Creation Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

financial

Cloud-based asset management and accounting systems provider Asset Vantage has acquired portfolio tracking software developer Financial Navigator. The acquisition will provide Asset Vantage with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Medication management technology company Omnicell has acquired medication tracking solution InPharmics. The acquisition will be complementary to Omnicell’s medication dispensing supply chain offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Clinical decision support and workflow tools developer Medicalis has been acquired by Siemens Healthineers. The acquisition will provide Siemens Healthineers with an expanded population health systems offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Digital health company ZappRx has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Qiming Venture Partners with participation from SR One and GV. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

security

SaaS-based data protection company Spanning Cloud Apps has been acquired by Insight Venture Partners. The acquisition will provide Spanning Cloud Apps with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

software development tools

A/B testing solutions provider Experiment Engine has been acquired by website optimization platform Optimizely. The acquisition will provide Optimizely with an expanded experimentation programs offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

it consulting

Cloud managed enterprise resource planning services provider Syntax Systems has acquired application managed consulting services and enterprise resource planning applications company Core Services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

printing services

Packaging identification solutions company Identification Multi Solutions has acquired specialty labels printing company Bertek Systems. The acquisition will provide IMS with an expanded presence within North America. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Online compliance training company Workplace Answers has been acquired by education technology company EverFi. The acquisition will provide EverFi with expanded scalable education offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About Petsky Prunier
Petsky Prunier is one of the leading investment banks in the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce, and healthcare industries. Our firm's mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services reflect a unique blend of product specialization and industry expertise. Together with strategic consulting firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company, our organization represents one of the largest industry-specific advisors providing strategic and transactional services. In addition, we offer international reach through our partnership with investment bank Altium, which operates from nine offices across Europe. Securities transactions are processed through Petsky Prunier Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and an affiliated entity.

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