Daily Deal Activity 07/19/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Used car marketplace Shift has raised $38 million in Series C funding led by BMW iVentures with participation from DFJ, Highland Capital Partners, and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

digital marketplace

Appliances and furniture rental marketplace Rentomojo has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Bain Capital Ventures with participation from Accel Partners and IDG Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce

UK-based pay-as-you-go driver’s insurance company Zego has raised $1.6 million in a round of funding from LocalGlobe. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development and expanding its engineering division.

gaming

AppSwarm has acquired sports gamming app Soccers from mobile game development company TGTStudios. The acquisition will provide AppSwarm with an expanded gaming portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps, legal

Estate planning app developer Tomorrow has raised $2.6 million in a round of funding from Maveron, Plug and Play Ventures, and Echelon Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

marketing Technology

content management

Context marketing solutions provider Flybits has raised $6.5 million in a round of funding from Information Venture Partners, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Trellis Capital. The company will use then new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

mrm/workflow management, email/messaging solutions

Scheduling assistant solutions developer Clara Labs has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Basis Set Ventures and Slack Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

agency & marketing services

experiential marketing

Experiential marketing agency Impact XM has acquired trade show exhibit and event services firm Atlantic. The acquisition will provide Impact XM with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

Strategic communications agency Salt Communications has been acquired by digital and direct marketing services firm Mullen Lowe Group. The acquisition will be complementary to Mullen Lowe’s PR capabilities within Asia and Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

data management

Unstructured data extraction solutions provider DataRails has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Vertex Ventures and Orzyn Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

erp

Parking technology industry software solutions company ParkingSoft has been acquired by Thoma Bravo. The acquisition will see ParkingSoft integrated into Thoma Bravo’s parking management solutions portfolio company T2 Systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial, hr

Financial services compliance automation solution Contego Fraud Solutions has raised $4.6 million in a round of funding from Maven Capital Partners and NVM Private Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Expense management software company Karmic has raised $17.2 million in a round of funding from Alsop Louie Partners, Arbor Ventures, and Greycroft Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

healthcare

ChiroTouch, a developer of chiropractic software technology solutions, has been acquired by Waud Capital Partners from K1. The acquisition will provide ChiroTouch with the resources for product development. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Health benefits marketplace Gravie has raised $14.1 million in a round of funding led by GE Ventures with participation from FirstMark Capital, Aberdare Ventures, and Split Rock Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

healthcare, security

Patient privacy and health data breaches solution Protenus has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Kaiser Permanente Ventures and F-Prime Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales efforts.

hr

Recruiting software developer Lever has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Adams Street Partners, Matrix Partners, and Scale Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

infrastructure

Digital financial infrastructure solutions company VFinance has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Ant Financial Services Group. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

security

Security orchestration and automation platform Komand has been acquired by Rapid7 (Nasdaq:RPD) for $50 million. The acquisition will be complementary to Rapid7’s security automation offering. Financial information was not disclosed.

security

Device performance optimization solutions company Piriform has been acquired by security software and solutions provider Avast. The acquisition will be complementary to Avast’s mobile cleanup offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Cybersecurity and threat detection solutions company ScaleFT has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Fathom Capital, Fuel Capital, and Spectrum 28. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

security

Container technologies threat protection platform StackRox has raised $14 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

software development tools

Internet of Things mobile and web applications development company Particle has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Spark Capital and Qualcomm Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

information

healthcare information

Civic data exploration platform LiveStories has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Ignition Partners and True Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing and sales divisions.

business services

healthcare consulting

Vets First Choice, a provider of tech-enabled healthcare services for veterinary practitioners, has raised $233 million in equity funding from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Hillhouse Capital Group. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence within Europe and Asia.

it consulting

Communications systems integration and design services company Annese & Associates will be acquired by cloud and IT solutions company ConvergeOne. The acquisition will provide ConvergeOne with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Salesforce applications product development consultancy Appiphony has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Salesforce Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the Salesforce developer ecosystem.

it consulting, data management

Thoma Bravo-backed data and analytics software provider Infogix has acquired data strategy consultancy Data Clairvoyance. The acquisition will be complementary to Infogix’s data management platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Coding bootcamp operator Ironhack has raised $3 million in a round of funding from JME Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe and Latin America.

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