Daily Deal Activity 07/25/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Convoy, operator of an online marketplace that connects local and regional carriers with shippers, has raised $62 million in Series B funding from Y Combinator, Cascade Investments, Mosaic Ventures, and Greylock Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

ecommerce

Subscription-based air filter service FilterEasy has raised $6.9 million in a round of funding from Arsenal Venture Partners, Cofounders Capital, and Bonaventure Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

ecommerce

Grabr, operator of a marketplace for buying international goods, has raised $2.7 million in a round of funding from SignalFire and Global Founders Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing efforts.

mobile content/apps

Language learning app Duolingo has raised $25 million at a reported valuation of $700 million in a round of funding from Drive Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development and expanding headcount.

digital afvertising

digital promotion/coupon

Shopping rewards and app Ibotta has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by GGV Capital with participation from Harbor Spring Capital and Haystack Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

local search

Hotel booking conversational commerce app SnapTravel has raised $8 million in a round of funding from iNovia Capital and Bee Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Website traffic analytics and market intelligence company SimilarWeb has raised $47 million at a reported valuation of $800 million led by Viola Growth with participation from Saban Ventures and CE Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

content management

Restaurant website design solutions company BentoBox has raised $4.8 million in a round of funding from Bullpen Capital, Launch Capital, and RiverPark Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

content management

User-generated content rights management startup Source3 has been acquired by Facebook. The acquisition will provide Facebook with expanded monetization features for content creators. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

crm

Real Geeks, a provider of SaaS-based customer relationship management and marketing solutions to real estate professionals, has been acquired by Fidelity National Financial. The acquisition will be complementary to Fidelity National’s Commissions, Inc. business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. (A Petsky Prunier-led transaction)

market research

India-based market research company MRSS has acquired the Asia Pacific division of market research company Market Probe. The acquisition will provide MRSS with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

sfa/lead management

Kemvi, a developer of artificial intelligence solutions for sales reps, has been acquired by inbound marketing and sales platform Hubspot. The acquisition will provide Hubspot with expanded machine learning capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

sfa/lead management

Node, a developer of customer discovery solutions for sales and marketing teams, has raised $16.3 million in a round of funding from New Enterprise Associates, Avalon Ventures, and Industry Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

social technology

Audience insights and engagement analytics company Social Karma has been acquired by social intelligence company Synthesio. The acquisition will be complementary to Synthesio’ Social Analytics offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Germany-based business publications company Verlagsgruppe will acquire Germany-based conferences and seminars organizer Euroforum from Informa for approximately $17.5 million. The acquisition implies a reported 2017 EBITDA multiple of between 6.0x and 7.0x.

Software

big data

Artificial intelligence solutions company Vicarious has raised $50 million in Series C funding from Khosla Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding product development initiatives.

data management

Israel-based Iguazio, provider of a data management and storage solutions for big data and cloud applications, has raised $33 million in a round of funding from Pitango Venture Capital, Verizon Ventures, and Robert Bosch Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

data management

Prospera, a developer of data solutions for famers, has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, and Cisco Investments. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

geo-demo

Germany-based geographic information systems company AED-SICAD has been acquired by Battery Ventures. The acquisition will provide AED-SICAD with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare, ecommerce

Healthcare transportation coordination platform Circulation has raised $10.5 million in a round of funding from Flare Capital Partners and The Providence Service Corporation. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

healthcare

Digital health platform Maven has raised $10.8 in a round of funding from Spring Mountain Capital, Colle Capital, and Great oaks Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding expanding its customer personalization capabilities.

healthcare

Ambulatory patient monitoring and clinical trial support solution PhysIQ has raised $8 million in a round of funding from 4490 Ventures, Global Health Sciences, and Quark Venture. The company will use the new round of funding for launching out of beta.

hr

Employee compensation and performance management solution beqom has raised $35 million in a round of funding from Goldman Sachs. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

hr, financial

UK-based Sybenetix, a provider of behavior analytics solutions for asset management firms, will be acquired by Nasdaq. The acquisition will be complementary to Nasdaq’s existing market surveillance offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

legal

Intellectual property analytics solution Anaqua has acquired intellectual property management software developer Lecorpio. The acquisition will provide Anaqua with an expanded presence within the US and Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Network intrusion detection and prevention solution Bricata has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Edison Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development initiatives.

security

Threat prevention solutions provider PerimeterX has raised $23 million in a round of funding from Canaan Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

security

Website security solutions company SiteLock has acquired The Netherlands-based website vulnerability detection company Patchman. The acquisition will provide SiteLock with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 07/24/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

China-based B-to-B fundraising platform iqianbang.com has raised $80 million in a round of funding from ShenZhen Grand Electronics. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the automotive and energy sectors.

digital marketplace

India-based kid’s products reselling platform Priceless Parenting has been acquired by used apparel marketplace operator Elanic Services. The acquisition will provide Elanic with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

UK-based sports apparel eCommerce company Alltricks has raised $8.5 million in a round of funding from Entrepreneur Venture and Partech Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

ecommerce

China-based pets eCommerce company Epet.com has raised $53 million in a round of funding from IDG Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for building outs its high-end pet products brands partnerships.

ecommerce, mobile content/apps

Singapore-based Uber competitor Grab has raised $2 billion at a reported valuation of more than $6 billion in a round of funding from SoftBank and Didi Chuxing. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Southeast Asia.

ecommerce

Direct to consumer luxury mattress retailer Leesa Sleep has raised $23 million in Series B funding led by One Better Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding partnerships and events initiatives.

ecommerce

China-based auto eCommerce company Niuniuqiche has raised $17 million in a round of funding from Kaitai Capital and Zongjun Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence domestically.

gaming

Russia-based game streaming service Playkey has raised $2.8 million in a round of funding from IIDF. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its library of gaming titles and expanding its presence within the US.

social media/apps

Online invitations and digital greeting cards company Punchbowl has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Party City. As part of the investment, Party City will launch a new digital invitations platform in partnership with Punchbowl.

marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Data insights and analytics company Media iQ has received and undisclosed minority investment from ECI Partners. The company will use the investment proceeds for product development and expanding its geographic presence.

content management

Germany-based private equity firm Genui has acquired a majority stake in Germany-based content optimization software company Acrolinx for a reported $60 million. The acquisition will provide Acrolinx with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Financial information was not disclosed.

segmentation/ data mining, product/price software

TXT Retail, a developer of merchandise lifecycle management solutions for the retail sector, will be acquired by Aptos for a reported $99 million. The acquisition will be complementary to Aptos’ customer reengagement and inventory management solution. Financial information was not disclosed.

agency & marketing services

digital agency

Digital marketing company DrivenLocal will be acquired by internet marketing services provider Scorpion. The acquisition will provide Scorpion with an expanded presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Digital marketing services provider Spyder Trap has been acquired by health insurance services company Bright Health Management. The acquisition will provide Bright Health with expanded creative capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

The Blackstone Group will acquire exhibitions and tradeshows organizer Clarion Events from Providence Equity Partners in a transaction valued at a reported $781 million. Clarion was originally acquired by Providence in January 2015 for approximately $300 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing, it consulting

UK-based software applications and cloud services company Civica will be acquired by Partners Group from OMERS Private Equity in a transaction valued at $1.3 billion. OMERS originally acquired Civica in May 2013 for $635 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

credit/risk

UK-based credit scoring startup Aire has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Sunstone Capital with participation from White Star Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

erp

K-12 schools enterprise resources planning software developer Escape Technology has raised an undisclosed investment from Alpine Investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

financial

Cash matching and credit collection automation company Rimilia has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Kennet Partners and Eight Roads Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

healthcare

Digital healthcare solutions company Hinge Health has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Atomico with participation from Eleven Two Capital and The Vertical Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

security, training

Application security testing solutions company Checkmarx has acquired UK-based application security education company Codebashing in a transaction valued between a reported $5 million and $10 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

security

Israel-based cybersecurity company Nyotron has raised $21 million in a round of funding from DGB Investments. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales initiatives.

information

healthcare information

KKR will acquire WebMD (Nasdaq:WBMD) in a transaction valued at approximately $2.8 billion. The acquisition of $66.50 per WebMD share represents a premium of 20.5 percent over the company’s July 21 closing price. KKR plans to merge WebMD with its portfolio company Internet Brands. WebMD has reported LTM revenues for the period ended March 31 2017 of $700.6 million and LTM EBITDA of $181.7 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 3.7x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 14.4x.

business services

it consulting

Software design and systems architecture services company Argyle Technology Group has been acquired by IVR Technology Group. The acquisition will provide IVR with an expanded development process engineering offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Microsoft Dynamics CRM consulting and custom development company Consulting4CRM has been acquired by AEC360. The acquisition will provide AEC360 with an expanded Microsoft offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

eCommerce delivery services provider Special Logistics has been acquired by J.B. Hunt Transport Services (Nasdaq: JBHT) for $136 million. The acquisition will provide J. B. Hunt with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 07/21/17

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce, mobile content/apps

Mobile shopping app Dote has raised $7.2 million in a round of funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives while expanding operations.

mobile content/apps, financial

Online financial advisor Betterment has raised $70 million in a round of funding led by Kinnevik with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, and Francisco Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

mobile content/apps

Local foods marketplace WhatsGood has acquired in-store supply chain transparency apps developer Pippin Foods. The acquisition will provide WhatsGood with expanded digital content offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing Technology

bi tools, data management

Data visualization solutions and vertical search engines developer Graphiq has been acquired by Amazon for a reported $50 million. Graphiq had previously raised more than $33 million to date. Financial information was not disclosed.

commerce management

Parthenon Capital Partners has sponsored a recapitalization of ticketing software developer eTix. The company will use the transaction proceeds for acquiring competitor ExtremeTix in a transaction valued at $16.5 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

email/messaging software

India-based personal assistant chatbot company Joe Hukum has been acquired by help desk services company Freshworks. The acquisition will provide Freshworks with the resources for launching its own chatbot service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & marketing services

digital agency

Video and multimedia content services company DP Digital Media has been acquired by public relations firm System2. The acquisition will provide System2 with expanded video communications capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

promotion agency

Consumer electronics marketing and sales solutions company ActionLink has been acquired by Acosta. The acquisition will provide Acosta with an expanded presence within the consumer electronics industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

consumer book publishing

Progressive books and current affairs publisher Berrett-Koehler Publishers has acquired the publishing division of Management Concepts. The acquisition will provide Berrett-Koehler with an expanded publishing catalog. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

erp

India-based fleet management and GPS tracking systems developer AssetTracker has been acquired by WABCO. The acquisition will provide WABCO with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Consumer debt management solutions and analytics company Borrowell has raised $9.6 million in equity funding from Portag3 Ventures and White Star Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

financial

Private equity group Permira has invested $250 million in exchange for a 10 percent stake in Sweden-based payments solutions company Klarna. As part of the deal, General Atlantic and DST Global have sold their stakes in the company. Financial information was not disclosed.

financial

UK-based online wallet and pre-paid cashcards company Paysafe has acquired competitor Merchants’ Choice Payments Solutions for $430 million. The acquisition will provide Paysafe with an expanded presence within the US. Financial information was not disclosed.

financial

Capital markets big data company TickSmith has raised $1.6 million in a round of funding from Illuminate Financial Management. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

geo-demo

Maps and computer vision software company Lvl5 has raised $2 million in a round of funding from 9Point Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding research and development efforts.

healthcare

Medical animation solutions company Random42 has been acquired by Graphite Capital. The acquisition will provide Random42 with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

legal

Ridge Road Capital Partners-backed case management software developer TrialWorks has acquired competitor Needles. The acquisition will provide TrialWorks with an expanded client base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Information security company Perch Security has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Fishtech Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

business services

it consulting

India-based IT services provider Persistent Systems has acquired Switzerland-based Salesforce partner PARX for $16.9 million. The acquisition will provide Persistent Systems with an expanded geographic presence. Financial information was not disclosed.

training

Driver safety training company Driving Dynamics has been acquired by Delancy Street Capital Partners. The acquisition will provide Driving Dynamics with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 07/20/17

Digital Media/Commerce

gaming

Game-based learning platform Kahoot has raised $10 million in a round of funding led by private investors with participation from Microsoft Ventures, Creandum, and Northzone. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding internationally.

mobile content/apps

Mobile shopping keyboard company Chatter Commerce has been acquired by Rakuten-backed messaging app Viber. Chatter Commerce had previously raised $1.3 million in funding from Rakuten. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social media/apps

South Korea-based music streaming company iRiver has acquired social singing and music app Everysing. The acquisition will provide iRiver with an expanded user base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social media/apps

Mobile gamer’s communications app Plexchat has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Raine Ventures, First Round Capital, and Lumia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

digital advertising

comparison shopping

Internet Brands will acquire discount dental plans and healthcare benefits marketplace Dentalplans.com. The acquisition will see Dentalplans.com integrated into Internet Brands’ Health portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

local search

Healthcare appointments scheduling and search platform DocASAP has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Cohen Private Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Customer experience insights and targeting solutions developer Decooda International has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from TechSophy. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

analytics & targeting

SaaS-based website revenue optimization and solutions company Dynamic Yield has raised $9 million in additional Series C funding from Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners. The new investment brings Dynamic Yield’s total Series C funding to $31 million.

analytics & targeting

Demand orchestration platform Integrate has raised $8 million in Series D funding from Iron Gate Capital, Foundry Group, Forte Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Liberty Global, and Chestnut Street Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

search & discovery

Natural language search technology company Insight Engines has raised $15.8 million in a round of funding led by August Capital with participation from Real Ventures and Data Collective. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

segmentation/data mining, analytics & targeting

Programmatic direct mail solution PebblePost has raised $47 million in equity and debt funding from RRE Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank. The $20 million in new equity capital is additional to the $15 million RRE-led investment previously announced.

teleservices/eservices

Automated customer support chat platform Ada Support has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners and Version One Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

teleservices/eservices

Smartphones and IoT devices customer care solution B2X Care Solutions has raised $4.9 million in a round of funding from Seligman Private Equity and Earlybird Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales divisions.

agency & marketing services

digital agency, design agency

Germany-based creative agency thjnk has been acquired by WPP. The acquisition will see thjnk remain an independent brand within WPP, and provide the company with an expanded presence within Western Continental Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

specialty agency, entertainment media

Record label distribution and rights management company Cinq Music has raised $20 million in a round of funding from GoDigital Media Group. The company will use the new round of funding for music rights purchasing initiatives.

specialty agency

Digital marketing services provider Heart+Hammer has acquired sports animation company Stadium Sports Animation. The acquisition will provide Heart+Hammer with an expanded client base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Franchise trade shows and conferences operator MFV Expositions has been acquired by France-based Comexposium. The acquisition will provide Comexposium with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

consumer magazine publishing

The Netherlands-based puzzle magazines publisher Keesing Media Group has been acquired by Ergon Capital Partners from Telegraaf Media Group in a transaction valued at $173.6 million.

consumer magazine publishing

Fashion magazine publisher Tartan Publishing has been acquired by fashion and beauty magazine publisher Buro 24/7. The acquisition will be complementary to Buro’s culture and lifestyle portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Machine intelligence solutions company Graphcore has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Atomico with participation from Amadeus Capital, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Dell Technologies Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

data management

Cross-platform database tools developer AquaFold has been acquired by database test management tools company IDERA. The acquisition will see AquaFold integrated into IDERA’s database development and management portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Sweden-based payment solutions company Bambora has been acquired by Ingenico Group from Nordic Capital for $1.7 billion. Bambora has reported LTM revenue for the period ended December 31 2016 of $213 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 8.2x.

financial

Fixed income asset registry and communication platform DealVector has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Tradeweb Markets. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

financial

Lendkey, developer of lending-as-a-service solutions for banks and credit unions, has raised $8 million in a round of funding from North Atlantic Capital, DFJ, and Updata Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its sales division.

financial

Small business bookkeeping automation platform Receipt Bank has raised $50 million in Series B funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

healthcare

Patient records management and health information systems company aXigate has been acquired by Pharmagest Interactive-backed Malta Informatique. The acquisition will provide Malta Informatique with an expanded care activity management solution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Home healthcare and hospice solutions developer DeVero has been acquired by electronic health records company Netsmart. The acquisition will provide Netsmart with complementary post-acute care offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

geo-demo information

Online fiber mapping database operator FiberLocator has been acquired by telecom data solutions company CCMI from NEF. The acquisition will provide CCMI with an expanded carriers and on-net buildings information offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare information

FDAnews, a provider of regulatory information to the clinical research and medical device industries, has been acquired by WIRB-Copernicus Group. The acquisition will complementary to WIRB-Copernicus’ CenterWatch offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

it consulting

WestView Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in managed IT solutions company Abacus Group. The acquisition will provide Abacus with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

IT services provider Performance Data has been acquired by data center services and support company Park Place Technologies. The acquisition will provide Park Place with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Australia-based user experience design and integration services company TigerSpike has been acquired by SYNNEX-backed Concentrix. The acquisition will be complementary to Concentrix’s existing digital and enterprise mobility capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

France-based on-demand logistics startup Cubyn has raised $7 million in Series A funding from DN Capital, BNP Paribas, Partech Ventures, and 360 Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence within France.

staffing

College graduate recruiting firm GradStaff has been acquired by University Ventures. The acquisition will provide GradStaff with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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.