Daily Deal Activity 01/18/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Apartment rental marketplace Apartment List has raised $50 million in a round of funding from Passport Capital, Canaan Partners, Industry Ventures, and Allen & Company. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

ecommerce

Online furniture company Floyd has raised $5.6 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its existing product line and building out its marketing and sales divisions.

ecommerce

Natural home direct-to-consumer eCommerce platform Grove Collaborative has raised $35 million in a round of funding from Norwest Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, MHS Capital, Bullpen Capital, Serious Change, and NextView Ventures.

ecommerce

Germany-based online insurance company Hellas Direct has raised $8.6 million in a round of funding from ICF, Third Point, and Endeavor Catalyst. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

ecommerce

Germany-based direct-to-consumer luggage company Horizn Studios has raised $14.7 million in a round of funding from Perpetual Ventures, Project A, Vorwerk Ventures, and Monkfish Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce

Vietnam-based online retailer Tiki has raised a reported $50 million in a round of funding from JD.com. The company will use the new round of funding for focusing on merchandising and fulfillment opportunities.

gaming

Virtual reality games developer XR Games has raised $2.6 million in a round of funding from Global Merces Media Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

mobile content/apps

UK-based cryptocurrency app Sweatcoin has raised $5.7 million in a round of funding from Goodwater Capital, Greylock Partners, and Rubylight. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Asia.

mobile content/apps, financial

Mobile banking startup Varo Money has raised $45 million in a round of funding from Warburg Pincus and The Rise Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its mobile banking application.

mobile content/apps

UK-based digital identity application Yoti has raised $11.1 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its user base and presence internationally.

niche content

Digital magazine publisher Masonry Design has been acquired by Mason Contractors Association of America from Lionheart Publishing. The acquisition will provide Masonry Design with the resources for content development initiatives. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content

Lifestyle site operator xoNecole has been acquired by production content company Will Packer Productions. The acquisition will be complementary to Will Packer’s existing digital properties portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

affiliate/cpa network

XLMedia will acquire the Gambling-related Information Websites division of Finland-based Good Game. The acquisition will provide XLMedia with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

bi tools

SaaS-based business intelligence solution Notion has been acquired by product development platform Jama Software. The acquisition will provide Jama with an expanded offering for integrated reporting systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

commerce management

Germany-based mPAY24, a provider of online payment solutions for eCommerce companies, has been acquired by AnaCap Financial Partners-backed payment services company Heidelberger Payment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

commerce management

Live Nation Entertainment has acquired the Ticketing Commerce Platform assets of Songkick. The acquisition will include Songkick’s ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm, and API application assets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

search & discovery

Image analysis platform provider Techcyte has raised $4.3 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

agency & Marketing services

ad specialty/premium

Promotional products distributor Logos in Print has been acquired by promotional products and print company Grossman Marketing Group. The acquisition will provide Grossman with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

experiential marketing

SEE Merchandising, a provider of merchandising services for live event and sport properties, has been acquired by Dyehard Fan Supply. The acquisition will provide Dyehard with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

UK-based Sky will acquire a majority stake in production services company Avanti Media. The acquisition will see Avanti Media integrated into Sky’s production and international distribution arm Sky Vision. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Cloud-neutral data center solutions company eStruxture Data Center has raised $180 million in funding from CDPQ and Fengate Real Asset Investments. The company will use the new round of funding for exploring potential strategic acquisition opportunities.

erp

Operational intelligence and analytics company Intelie has been acquired by RigNet. The acquisition will provide RigNet with an expanded offering for maritime and energy companies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

B-to-B payment network solution Finexio has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Mobile Financial Partners and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

financial

ForUsAll, a provider of 401k advisor solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, has raised $21 million in a round of funding from Ribbit Capital and Foundation Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

financial

Payment gateway solutions company Shift4Corporation has been acquired by Lighthouse Network. The acquisition will be complementary to the scale of Lighthouse’s existing payments solution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Sovereign Music Services, a provider of royalty accounting and mechanical reporting solutions for publishers and artist partners, has been acquired by indie music distributor INgrooves Music Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Investment research discovery and workflow solution Visible Alpha has raised $38 million in a round of funding from Goldman Sachs, Santander InnoVentures, and Macquarie Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

healthcare

Healthcare information systems and data management solutions company Audacious Inquiry has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from ABS Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

healthcare

Pediatric healthcare technology platform CareDox has raised $16 million in a round of funding from AI Life Science Investments, 7wire Ventures, and Prolog Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

healthcare

Medical guidelines and electronic health record systems provider National Decision Support Company has been acquired by Change Healthcare Corporation. The acquisition will provide Change Healthcare with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr, healthcare

Healthcare scheduling and staffing technology platform NurseGrid has raised $5.7 million in a round of funding from Hatteras Venture Partners, Excelerate Health Ventures, Toba Capital, and HealthBox. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

infrastructure, application management

Internet of Things and artificial intelligence software platform C3 IoT has raised $100 million in a round of funding from The Rise Fund, TPG Growth, Breyer capital, and Sutter Hill Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

infrastructure

Internet of Things connectivity solutions developer Shoof Technologies has raised $4.3 million in a round of funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

security

Blockchain security solutions company Ledger has raised $75 million in a round of funding from Draper Esprit, FirstMark Capital, and Cathay Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

software development tools

Data Nerds, a developer of data enrichment solutions for application development, has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Foundry Group, Next Big Ventures, and Techstars Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

business Services

credit/risk consulting

Regulatory compliance products and services company ACA Compliance Group will be acquired by Starr Investment Holdings. The acquisition will provide ACA with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Microsoft Dynamics partner House of Engagement has been acquired by cloud services provider Broad Horizon. The acquisition will provide Broad Horizon with an expanded presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Digital transformation services company Paradigma Digital has been acquired by consulting services provider Indra. The acquisition will see Paradigma integrated into Indra’s Minsait digital division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Custom software development and integration services company Solekai Systems Corporation has been acquired by software design company Fairway Technologies. The acquisition will provide Fairway with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 01/17/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce, hr

On-demand hourly shifts platform Hyr has raised $1.3 million in a round of funding from Flybridge Capital Partners and XFactor Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce

Peerfit, operator of a platform for offering fitness classes to the employees and clients of insurance carriers, has raised $8 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

ecommerce

Women’s fashion eCommerce site operator Rocket Venture has been acquired by Interspace from Enigmo. The acquisition will be complementary to Interspace’s digital portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

China-based apartment rental services firm Ziroom has raised $621 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital, Warburg Pincus, Tencent, Sunac Capital, GA Capital, H Capital, Source Code Capital, and China Renaissance Principal Investment.

mobile content/apps

Mobile dating app Clover has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Jackson Investment Group. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent and expanding the user base of its application.

mobile content/apps

Mobile parking services app Parkmobile has been acquired by BMW Group. The acquisition will be complementary to BMW Group’s US-based digital and technology offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content

Tech.co, operator digital properties and events focused on startups and entrepreneurs, has been acquired by UK-based MVF. The acquisition will be complementary to MVF’s existing digital holdings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

vertical search

Job searching and real estate rental search platform ZIGExN has acquired online hotel booking services company Apple World from private equity firm Ant Capital Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Advertising and sales intelligence company MediaRadar has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Frontier Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

analytics & targeting, mrm/workflow management

Programmatic media analytics platform Visto has received an undisclosed investment from Zeta Global. The company will use the new round of funding for building out the workflow and analytics capabilities of its platform.

commerce management, analytics & targeting

Finery, provider of an analytics platform for shopping platforms, has raised $5 million in a round of funding from New Enterprise Associates, BBG Ventures, and Correlation Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its data science division.

crm, analytics & targeting

Canada-based grocer customer experience solution Unata has been acquired by on-demand grocery service Instacart for a reported $65 million. The acquisition will provide Instacart with expanded customer experience offering for its digital storefront. Financial information was not disclosed.

crm, analytics & targeting

Customer journey analytics company Usermind has raised $23.5 million in Series C funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Northgate Capital, Menlo Ventures, and CRV. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

mrm/workflow management     

France-based marketing dashboards aggregation platform Forest has raised $3.7 million in a round of funding from Connect Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

search & discovery

Speech processing solutions startup Babblabs has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Cognite Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

search & discovery

Natural language processing technology company Converse.AI has been acquired by SaaS-based collaborative work solutions provider Smartsheet. The acquisition will provide Smartsheet with expanded capabilities for its workflow automation offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing services

ad specialty/premium

Audax Private Equity-backed Halo Branded Solutions has acquired promotion products distributor Caliendo Savio Enterprises. The acquisition will provide Halo with an expanded presence within North America. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Talent management and digital marketing agency Triple S Sports & Entertainment Group has acquired luxury celebrity and fashion and corporate events company Julie Perry Events. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

b-to-b media

Informa has announced that it will acquire rival UBM in a transaction valuing the company at $5.9 billion, including debt. The acquisition represents a premium of 30 percent over UBM’s January 15 closing price and is expected to generate cost savings of approximately $70 million a year. UBM has reported LTM revenues for the period ended June 30 2017 of $1.2 billion and LTM EBITDA of $344 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 4.7x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 16.7x.

entertainment media

Canada-based multiplatform entertainment company Wattpad has raised $51 million in a round of funding from Tencent, BDC, and The Raine Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

newspaper publishing

Digital and print media company Euclid Media Group will acquire weekly newspaper publisher CityBeat. The acquisition will be complementary to Euclid’s existing local print portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management

Internet and cloud performance optimization platform Bigleaf Networks has raised $4.9 million in a round of funding from GoAhead Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

financial, mobile content/apps

Indonesia-based mobile payments solutions company iKaaz has been acquired by SoftBank-backed ride hailing company Grab. The acquisition will see iKaaz integrated into GrabPay. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Tax compliance solutions provider LumaTax has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Cowboy Ventures, Madrona Venture Group, Greycroft Partners, and Vulcan Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

financial

Marketron, a provider of revenue management and audience engagement software for media companies, has been acquired by private equity firm Diversis Capital. The acquisition will provide Marketron with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Real-time patient and caregiver insights company Bivarus will be acquired by EQT Partners-backed Press Ganey Associates. The acquisition will provide Press Ganey with an expanded patient feedback solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Injury prediction and recovery monitoring technology platform Sparta Science has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Playground Global. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

hr

Recruitment technology company FirstBird has raised $2.4 million in a round of funding from JobCloud and investiere.ch. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

infrastructure

Managed hybrid cloud solutions company Unitas Global has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Boathouse Capital, MK Capital, and Azure Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

security

Threat management solutions company Anomali has raised $40 million in a round of funding from Lumia Capital, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Telstra, Sozo Ventures, GV, General Catalyst, IVP, and Paladin Capital Group.

security

Application data protection service Baffle has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Envision Ventures, ServiceNow Ventures, Industry Ventures, True Ventures, Thomvest Ventures, and Engineering Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing initiatives.

security, application management

Access and log management solutions company Balabit has been acquired by identity management solutions provider One Identity. The acquisition will provide One Identity with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Connect home cybersecurity solution Netonomy has been acquired by Allot Communications (Nasdaq:ALLT). The acquisition will provide Allot with an expanded security offering for its IoT division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Network security solutions company WatchGuard Technologies has acquired automated security solution Percipient Networks. The acquisition will provide WatchGuard with an expanded offering for SMEs. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Internet of Things cybersecurity company Vdoo has raised $13 million in a round of funding from 83North, Dell Technology Capital, and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding commercialization efforts.

software development tools

Continuous integration and delivery platform CircleCI has raised $31 million in a round of funding from Top Tier Capital Partners, Heavybit, Scale Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Harrison Metal, and DFJ Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

information

financial information, credit/risk information

Credit risk and financial information company Sageworks has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Boathouse Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

product/price information

Mintec, a provider of food ingredient pricing data and information, has been acquired by Synova Capital for a reported $41 million. The acquisition will provide Mintec with the resources for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business Services

it consulting

Software development studio and services company Originate has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Pacific Growth Investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

it consulting

Canada-based IT services company Sitkum IT Managed Services has been acquired by IT programs provider F12.net. The acquisition will provide F12.net with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare consulting

Medicare supplement enrollment services firm GoMedigap has been acquired by online health insurance exchange eHealth. The acquisition will provide eHealth with an expanded geographic presence for its services division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 01/16/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Online used car sales platform AUTO1 Group has raised $460 million at a reported valuation of $2.9 billion from SoftBank. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

ecommerce

On-demand full-service storage company ClosetBox has raised $7.3 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

ecommerce

Sweden-based fashion eCommerce platform NA-KD has raised $45 million in a round of funding from Partech Ventures, Northzone, FJ Labs, and eEquity. The company will use the funding expanding marketing initiatives.

ecommerce

Dockless bike sharing company Social Bicycles has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Menlo Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence within the US.

digital advertising

comparison shopping

Financial products comparison website Ratehub has raised $12 million in a round of funding from Elephant and undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent and expanding operations.

Marketing Technology

marketing data

SaaS-based B-to-B connectivity and market data platform Connected2Fiber has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Ascent Venture Partners, Nauta Capital, NXT Ventures, and Osage Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales initiatives.

sfa/lead management, retail services

JustEnough Software, a provider of demand management software solutions for retail, wholesale, and direct-to-consumer businesses, has been acquired by General Atlantic-backed Mi9 Retail. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

Search engine optimization agency Webris has been acquired by digital agency I’m From The Future. The acquisition will provide I’m From The Future with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

loyalty/retention

Silver Lake and P2 Capital Partners will acquire Blackhawk Networks (Nasdaq:HAWK) in a transaction valuing the company at $3.1 billion. The acquisition of $45.25 per Blackhawk share represents a premium of 24 percent over the company’s January 12 closing price. Blackhawk has reported LTM revenues for the period ended September 9 2017 of $2.1 billion and LTM EBITDA of $151 million, representing and LTM revenue multiple of 1.5x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 20.8x.

marketing consulting

Brand strategy and growth consultancy Mash Strategy has been acquired by WPP. The acquisition will see Mash Strategy integrated into Kantar’s growth consultancy arm Kantar Consulting. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

Reputation agency Dartlet has been acquired by enrollment marketing and recruiting agency Carnegie Communications. The acquisition will provide Carnegie with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

Independent studio Propagate Content has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from The Raine Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding internationally and exploring potential acquisition opportunities.

Software

application management

Internet of Things performance analytics company Centerity has raised $10 million in a round of funding from cybersecurity solutions company Merlin International. The company will use the round of funding of research and development initiatives.

big data

Bidgely, a developer of big data and analytics solutions for utilities and energy retailers, has raised $27 million in a round of funding from Georgian Partners, Khosla Ventures, and Innogy. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

collaboration

Wireless collaboration software provider Mersive Technologies has been acquired by private equity firm OpenGate Capital. The acquisition will provide Mersive with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

Contact center cloud communications platform provider Redwood Technologies Group has raised $32 million in a round of funding from Scottish Equity Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Southeast Asia.

data management

Enterprise backup and disaster recovery solutions company NS2W has been acquired by Insight Venture Partners-backed Veeam Software for a reported $42.5 million. The acquisition will provide Veeam with a complementary AWS disaster recovery solution. Financial information was not disclosed.

engineering

Building information modeling software QuoteSoft has been acquired by construction information technology company ConstructConnect. The acquisition will be complementary to ConstructConnect’s existing BIM solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

SaaS-based delivery logistics Bregg has raised $12 million in a round of funding from Salesforce Ventures, Aleph VC, Cambridge Capital, and Pereg Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

erp

Cloud-based enterprise resources planning solutions company Kenandy has been acquired by Rootstock Software. The acquisition will be complementary to Rootstock’s manufacturing supply chain solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

EcoInteractive, a developer of SaaS-based budgeting solutions for government transportation and environmental management organizations, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Alpine Investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Online payment solutions company Razorpay has raised $20 million in Series B funding from Tiger Global Management, Y Combinator, and Matrix Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

financial

RepPro, developer of a smart forms and digital business execution platform, has been acquired by RetireUp, a developer of retirement planning solutions for financial advisors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

EMR module and care solutions developer Tissue Analytics has raised $5 million in a round of funding from DigiTx Partners, Tencent, and Dreamit. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

healthcare

Drug discovery and development analytics company Owkin has raised $11 million in series A funding from Otium Venture, Cathay Innovation, and Plug and Play. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

healthcare

Pharmacy benefit manager SmithRx has raised $9 million in a round of funding from Founders Fund, Blumberg Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, and Box Group. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

hr

SaaS-based sales training and employee insights platform Refract has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Mercia Fund Managers. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing and sales divisions.

infrastructure

Infrastructure management solutions company Nyansa has raised $15 million in Series B funding from Intel Capital and Formation 8. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

information

legal information

Expert witness candidate connection platform The Expert Institute has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Spectrum Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and headcount.

business Services

it consulting

Technology consulting firm Pillar Technology Group has been acquired by private equity firm NewSpring. The acquisition will provide Pillar with the resources for expanding its presence geographically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Renovus Capital Partners has acquired a controlling stake in Continuing Education Alliance and Practicing Clinicians Exchange, providers of education services for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 01/12/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

UK-based luxury watch trading platform Chronext has raised $34 million in a round of funding from Endeit Capital and Tengelmann Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing initiatives.

ecommerce

Concierge storage services company ClosetBox has raised $7.3 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

ecommerce

On-demand home energy installations company Hometree has raised $2.6 million in a round of funding from LocalGlobe, DN Capital, Oxford Capital, and FJ Labs. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

ecommerce

China-based fresh produce eCommerce company Meicai has raised $450 million in a round of funding from Tiger Global Management and CMC Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Southeast Asia.

ecommerce

Curated vacation homes platform The Plum Guide has raised $7.8 million in a round of funding from Octopus Ventures, Local Globe, BGF Ventures, and Zoopla. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

mobile content/apps

Micro-investing app Acorns has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from The Rise Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its cash-forward rewards and Found Money programs.

mobile content/apps

Augmented reality mobile app developer Novum Analytics has been acquired by Imagination Design Works Productions. The acquisition will provide complementary to Imagination Design’s mobile portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

digital promotions/coupon

Online food retailer Carrefour has acquired a 17 percent minority stake in France-based flash sales eCommerce site Showroomprive. The acquisition will provide Careefour with an expanded digital presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & Targeting

Media measurement and analysis company Prime Research has been acquired by Cision (NYSE:CISN). The acquisition will provide Cision with an expanded influencer identification solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

commerce management

Online commerce solution Elliot has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Bowery Capital, Susa Ventures, Bam Ventures, and SV Angel. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

social technology, analytics & Targeting

Social listening analytics platform TalkWalker has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners. The acquisition will provide TalkWalker with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

Concert promotions company Frank Productions has been acquired by Live Nation Entertainment. The acquisition will be complementary to Live Nation’s US-based live entertainment events portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

big data

Big data and data capture solutions platform X15 Software has been acquired by security solutions provider FireEye. The acquisition will provide FireEye with expanded infrastructure scaling technology capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

cloud computing

Mobile developer edge computing platform Fritz has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Eniac Ventures and Uncork Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

credit/risk

Insurance data solutions company Digital Fineprint has raised $2.7 million in a round of funding from Pentech Ventures and Force Over Mass. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

financial

Procure-to-pay automation software provider BirchStreet Systems has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Serent Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

healthcare

Regas, a provider of software for social and youth care services providers, has been acquired by Germany-based private equity firm BID Equity Advisory from Main Capital Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Enterprise-level benefits engagement platform Evive has raised $43 million in a round of funding from Susquehanna Growth Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

hr

SaaS-based SME payroll solutions company Shugo has been acquired by workforce management solution SwipeClock. The acquisition will provide SwipeClock with an expanded workflows efficiency offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Security collaboration solutions developer Bisec has been acquired by IT services company UST Global. The acquisition will see Bisec integrated into UST’s cybersecurity arm Cyberproof. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Cybersecurity solutions startup CryptoMove has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Social Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing, sales, and engineering divisions.

security

Cybersecurity services and applied research company Savage Security has been acquired by Threatcare. The acquisition will be complementary to Threatcare’s existing virtual assistant solution offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

software development tools

Internet-of-Things development and operations platform com2m has been acquired by Germany-based IT services provider adesso. The acquisition will see adesso increase its stake in the company from 25 percent to 60 percent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business Services  

it consulting

Web and mobile software development services company DevBBQ has been acquired by digital transformation solutions company Spiria. The acquisition will provide Spiria with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Contact center consulting solutions firm QoS Telesys has been acquired by Avtex Solutions. The acquisition will provide Avtex with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Infrastructure-as-a-service and cybersecurity services company Security Shift Group has been acquired by Connexion Media. The acquisition will provide Connexion Media with an expanded IT governance services offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 01/11/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Online real estate investment marketplace Cadre has raised a $250 million round of funding from Goldman Sachs. The transaction will see Cadre expand its partnership with Goldman Sachs’ private wealth client-base.

ecommerce

Sodexo has acquired a majority stake in France-based online restaurant and food delivery company FoodCheri. The acquisition will provide FoodCheri with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

China-based fresh fruit eCommerce company Pagoda has raised $230 million in a round of funding from Co-Stone Capital, Source Code Capital, Shenzhen Capital Group, and Equity Investment Management. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

ecommerce

Self-driving taxi service Voyage has raised $3 million in a round of funding from InMotion Ventures, Khosla ventures, Amino Capital, Charles River Ventures, and Initialized Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

mobile content/apps, ecommerce

Key copying app developer and kiosks operator minuteKEY has raised $83 million in a round of funding from Comvest Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US and Canada.

digital advertising

ad network/exchanges, mobile marketing

Mobile supply-side and monetization platform AerServ has been acquired by SoftBank-backed InMobi for $90 million. The acquisition will provide AerServ with an expanded programmatic video capability. Financial information was not disclosed.

online lead generation

Warm call transfers and lead generation company Bantam Connect has been acquired by insurance comparison platform QuoteWizard. The acquisition will provide QuoteWizard with expanded customer traffic acquisition capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

vertical search, legal information

Online legal directory and marketplace Avvo will be acquired by Internet Brands. The acquisition will be complementary to Internet Brands’ existing presence within the legal arena. Avvo has raised more than $130 million in funding to date. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

crm

Contract lifecycle management company Apttus has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from IBM and undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its customer base internationally.

market research

WhatUsersDo, a developer of technology for sourcing participants for qualitative usability research, has been acquired by user experience research platform UserZoom. The acquisition will provide UserZoom with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

search & Discovery

Machine-learning human translations technology company Unbabel has raised $23 million in a round of funding from Caixa Capital, Funders Club, Scale Venture Partners, Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Samsung NEXT.

sfa/lead management, market research

Market research and sales solutions provider SalesPro has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from 3737 North Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

Web development and search engine optimization firm Cyberbility has been acquired by marketing and communications agency The Childress Agency. The acquisition will provide Childress with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Design and digital marketing agency Web Full Circle has been acquired by MicroD. The acquisition will provide MicroD with expanded website development and network support capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

Singapore-based animation and entertainment company Cosmos Entertainment has been acquired by Emerald Media. The acquisition will provide Cosmos with the resources for launching new animated films and television shows for children. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

financial

Cardlay, developer of a cards and expense management platform for commercial banks, has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Seed Capital and SEB Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Case prediction indicator and real-time litigation alerts company Docket Alarm has been acquired by Fastcase. The acquisition will provide Fastcase with expanded offerings for the legal analytics market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

SS&C Technologies (Nasdaq:SSNC) will acquire DST Systems (NYSE:DST) in a transaction valuing the company at $5.4 billion. The acquisition of $84.00 per DST share represents a premium of 29 percent over the company’s January 10 closing price. DST Systems has reported LTM revenues for the period ending September 30 2017 of $2 billion and reported LTM EBITDA of $432 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 2.8x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 13.1x.

financial

Insurance agency management software GBS has been acquired by agency management system and commissions processing software AgencyBloc. The acquisition will provide AgencyBloc with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial, mobile technology

Promotional loans and point-of-sale solutions company LoanHero has been acquired by LendingPoint. The acquisition will be complementary to LendingPoint’s existing consumer credit offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Digital health company Pager has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from New Enterprise Associates, Horizon Healthcare Services, Lux Capital, and Goodwater Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

healthcare

Clearlake Capital Group will acquire the Provation Medical procedure documentation and order set management software business assets of Wolters Kluwer Health. The acquisition will provide Provation Medical with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Pharmacy benefit manager technology company SmithRx has raised $9 million in a round of funding from Founders Fund, Blumberg Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, and Box Group. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

hr

Pre-hiring and talent matching technology company Harver has raised $4.2 million in a round of funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

hr

SaaS-based employee engagement and talent management platform HelloTeam has raised $2.7 million in a round of funding from Bain Capital Ventures, Osage Ventures, and VT Technology Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

software development tools, infrastructure

Exploit development and penetration testing solution Immunity has been acquired by infrastructure solutions company Cyxtera. The acquisition will provide Cyxtera with vulnerability research offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

credit/risk information

Online credit information company Vision-Net has been acquired by credit bureau and business information systems company CRIF. The acquisition will provide CRIF with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

geo-demo information, marketing data

Geoscape International, a leading multicultural market intelligence company, has been acquired Claritas, a portfolio company of the Carlyle Group. The acquisition will deepen Claritas’ consumer insights capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business Services

financial consulting

UK-based InTouch a provider of accounting services for freelance consultants, has been acquired by The Riverside Company. The acquisition will provide InTouch with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare consulting

SpendMend, a provider of spend visibility and audit recovery services to the healthcare industry, has been acquired by Sheridan Capital Partners. The acquisition will provide SpendMend with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Corporate performance management and IT services firm Addedo has been acquired by human resources and financial performance solutions provider Talentia Software. The acquisition will be complementary to Talentia’s CPM software implementation services offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

UK-based IT services company Azzure IT has raised $2.7 million in a round of funding from Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

it consulting

IT and managed security services provider ITC Secure Networking has acquired the G3 Cyber Security practice of G3 Good Governance Group. The acquisition will provide ITC with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Microsoft consultancy Northwest Cadence has been acquired by Microsoft Azure services firm 10th Magnitude. The acquisition will provide 10th Magnitude with and expanded presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

legal consulting

C2G International, a provider of dispute, litigation, and project advisory services for the construction industry, has been acquired by Vidaris. The acquisition will provide Vidaris with an expanded presence within the construction vertical. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

staffing, it consulting

IT staffing and services firm Rumba Solutions has been acquired by IT services provider Technosoft Corporation. The acquisition will provide Technosoft with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.