Daily Deal Activity 05/19/17 – 05/22/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Telenor will acquire a controlling stake in Singapore-based online classifieds and search company 701Search from Singapore Press Holdings in a transaction valued at $109 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

digital marketplace

Germany-based used-cars marketplace operator Auto1 Group has raised $405 million in a round of funding from Princeville Global, Target Global, and Baillie Gifford & Co. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

ecommerce

Direct-to-consumer luggage company Away has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Global Founders Capital, Forerunner Ventures, Comcast Ventures, and Accel Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

ecommerce

On-demand office catering company Eat Club has raised $30 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce

Retail stores and eCommerce company Allabar Enterprises will acquire UAE-based eCommerce site JadoPado. The acquisition will see JadoPado integrated into eCommerce site Noon.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Branded content on demand company Social Native has raised $8 million in a round of funding from SoftBank Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing and sales divisions.

niche content

Live news and entertainment company Cheddar has raised $19 million at a reported valuation of $85 million in a round of funding from Raine Ventures, AT&T, Amazon, Altice, NYSE, Broadway Video Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures Partners, Ribbit Capital, and Comcast Ventures.

niche content

Digital media company Brit + Co. has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Verizon Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding advertising, editorial, and merchandising initiatives.

digital advertising

local search

Real estate search websites operator iHomefinder has been acquired by community resource platform FRONTSTEPS. The acquisition will see iHomefinder integrated into FRONTSTEPS’ Real Pro Systems offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

local search

UK-based real estate agent search platform Yopa has raised $19.5 million in a round of funding from Daily Mail, General Trust, and Grosvenor Hill Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its real estate agent network.

vertical search

Mobile recruitment app Cornerjob has raised $19 million in Series C funding from Northzone, Randstad Innovation Fund, e.ventures, Samaipata Ventures, Caixa Capital, 5M Ventures, and Media Digital Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development efforts.

marketing Technology

analytics & Targeting

Germany-based data science solutions platform Contiamo has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Capnamic Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

analytics & Targeting

Foot traffic analytics company Dor has raised $3.8 million in a round of funding from Zetta Venture Partners and Vertex Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

analytics & Targeting

Customer experience analytics company Fullstory has raised $15 million in a round of funding led by GV with participation from Salesforce Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development efforts.

creative production platform

Austria-based presentation software developer presono has raised $1.1 million in a round of funding from HMG Invest and MF-Gruppe. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

crm

Customer relationship management solutions developer Affinity has raised $13.5 million in a round of funding led by 8VC, Sway Ventures, Pear Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, and Western Technology Investment.

crm

Rental listings management Guesty has raised $3 million in Series A funding led by Buran Venture Capital with participation from Magma Venture Partners and AltaIR Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding within the vacation rental vertical.

market research

Survey data analysis company mTAB has acquired UK-based market information company Gamma Associates. The acquisition will provide mTAB with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

sfa/lead management

Numerated Growth Technologies, a developer of digital marketing and sales automation solutions for the banks, has raised $9 million in a round of funding led by Cultivation Capital and Venrock. The company will use the new round of funding for launching out of beta.

sfa/lead management

Sales development platform OppSource has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding from Next Frontier Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

agency & marketing Services

media buying/planning

Austria-based media agency media.at will be acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network. The acquisition will see media.net integrated within Dentsu’s Isobar and iProspect brands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

big data

China-based big data solutions company Boray Data has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Cash Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations while focusing on product development.

big data

France-based machine learning solutions startup Niland has been acquired by Spotify. The acquisition will provide Spotify with expanded music recommendation and personalization capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

Software product design and development company Software Engineering Professionals has acquired collaborative design tools developer CardBoard. The acquisition will provide SEP with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

data management

Customer-controlled data service solution developer IronCore Labs has raised $1.5 million in a round of funding led by Next Frontier Capital with participation from BlueNote Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for launching out of beta.

data management

Data protection and disaster recovery solutions provider N2W Software has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

engineering

Germany-based EcoIntense, developer of a SaaS-based platform for business environmental management and sustainability, has raised $24.7 million in a round of funding from One Peak Partners and Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital.

erp

Fleet management platform KeepTruckin has raised $18 million in Series B funding led by Scale Venture Partners with participation from GV and Index Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

erp

UK-based Shipamax, developer of a cloud platform for the bulk shipping industry, has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding led by Cherubic Ventures with participation from AME Cloud Ventures, and FF Angel.

financial

UK-based mortgage robo-advisor MortgageGym has raised $2.6 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and engineering divisions.

healthcare

Telehealth services provider Lemonaid Health has raised $11 million in a round of funding from Novartis Venture Fund, Hikma Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Adaptive Healthcare fund, Vega Ventures, and 415 Ventures.

healthcare

On-site service and telemedicine platform TealNet Mobile Medical Office has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from TealTech Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

healthcare

Medical appointment data solutions provider Upfront Healthcare Services has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Nashville Capital Network, Hyde Park Venture Partners, and Martin ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

healthcare

Healthcare data services company Vericred has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding from FCA Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and product development initiatives.

legal

eDiscovery solutions provider Advanced Discovery has acquired compliance risk solutions company Altep. The acquisition will provide Advanced Discovery with an expanded risk security offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Cloud-native security platform Aporeto has raised $14.5 million in Series A funding from Norwest Venture Partners, Wing Venture Capital, and Data Collective Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

security

Website protection solution Are You A Human has been acquired by bot detection and mitigation platform Distil Networks. The acquisition will provide Distil with expanded detection capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Fraud prevention solutions company Precognitive has raised $1.3 million in a round of funding from Corazon Capital, Flybridge Capital Partners, and Hyde Park Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

security

Enterprise mobile security and data policy company Wandera has raised $27.5 million in Series C funding led by Sapphire Ventures with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners and 83North. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

software development tools

Agile testing solutions company QASymphony has raised $40 million in Series C funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development and expanding operations internationally.

business services

training

Entrepreneurial education platform CreativeLive has raised $25 million in a round of funding led by GSV Acceleration with participation from REV Venture Partners, Greylock Partners, and Social Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its on-demand video platform.

training

Online courses provider eDynamic Learning has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Gauge Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its online course programs and expanding operations.

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