Daily Deal Activity 02/07/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

On-site car maintenance and gas delivery service Yoshi has raised $13.7 million in a round of funding from General Motors ventures, ExxonMobil, and Y Combinator. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

mobile content/apps

Music video platform Triller has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Carnegie Technologies. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount while focusing on product development efforts.

Marketing Technology

analytics & Targeting, online lead generation

QuinStreet (Nasdaq:QNST) has acquired the auto insurance, home insurance, mortgage, and technology assets of Katch, an advertising technology company that enables brands to target and bid on vertically-focused, in-market website visitors as they shop online. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

analytics & targeting

Media analytics company Mettle Consulting has been acquired by reputation management solutions company Reputation Institute. The acquisition will be complementary to Reputation Institute’s measurement capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

crm

SaaS-based customer success platform Bolstra has raised $1.5 million in a round of funding from Allos Ventures, 4G Ventures, and Collina Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development initiatives.

content management

Contextual video platform Spirable has raised $1.7 million in a round of funding from Downing Ventures and Frontline Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

mobile technology

Shopper engagement solutions company ComQi has been acquired by Taiwan-based AU Optronics. The acquisition will provide ComQi with the resources for product development initiatives. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

Placements.io, a developer of order-to-cash automation for digital publishers, has raised $3.8 million in a round of funding from Revel Partners and Vulcan Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

search & discovery

Facial recognition software company KeyLemon has been acquired by high performance sensor solutions company ams. The acquisition will be complementary to ams’ 3D facial recognition solutions offerings for mobile phones. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing services

healthcare agency

Patient engagement agency Snow Cos. Has been acquired by Omnicom (NYSE:OMC) from WestView Capital Partners. The acquisition will see Snow Cos. integrated into Omnicom Health Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

promotion agency

CPG industry marketing and sales agency Mingerink & Associates has been acquired by Impact Group. The acquisition will provide Impact Group with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

Marketing and communications firm Fahlgren Mortine has been acquired by Eastport Holdings. The acquisition will provide Eastport with an expanded geographic presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

Esports entertainment company Red Reserve has been acquired by Community Entertainment from Batteriff Gaming. The acquisition will provide Red Reserve with the resources for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

newspaper publishing

Local newspapers publisher The Ledger Independent has been acquired by Champion Media from Lee Enterprises. The acquisition will be complementary to Champion’s existing print portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Public decentralized cloud computing company Dfinity Network has raised $61 million in a round of funding from Andreesen Horowitz and Polychain Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

collaboration

Video conference solutions company HighFive has raised $32 million in a round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Dimension Data, General Catalyst, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing initiatives.

collaboration

Internal employee communication platform Slab has raised $2.2 million in a round of funding from New Enterprise Associates, CRV, and Matrix Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

erp

Multi-bin and warehouse management solutions company Advanced Computer Solutions Group has been acquired by manufacturing automation solutions company Scanco Software. The acquisition will provide Scanco with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Urban fleet and autonomous vehicle logistics solution Stratim has been acquired by KAR Auction Services (NYSE:KAR). Stratim had previously raised more than $30 million in funding to date. Financial information was not disclosed.

financial

Payments and invoicing platform Autobooks has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Draper Triangle, Baird Capital, and Detroit Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

financial

Warburg Pincus will take a 55 percent majority stake in Fiserv’s lending software solutions division Fiserv Solutions in a transaction valued at $718 million. The transaction will see Fiserv and Warburg form a joint venture that will include Fiserv’s automotive loan origination and servicing products and LoanServ mortgage and consumer loan servicing platform. Financial information was not disclosed.

financial

Oil and gas investments management software MineralSoft has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Cottonwood Venture Partners, Blue Bear Capital, and Y Combinator. The company will use the new round of funding for marketing and sales initiatives.

hr

Regulatory compliance solutions provider Finomial has received a strategic investment from Silver 8 Capital. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Human Interest, a developer of employee benefits solutions for small businesses, has raised $11 million in a round of funding from Wing Venture Capital and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

security

Recruitment technology platform provider Joveo has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Nexus Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding product development initiatives.

security

Cybersecurity solutions company Aperio Systems has raised $4.5 million in a round of funding from EDP, Data Point Capital, and Jump Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

software nec

Virtual reality solutions startup Spatialand has been acquired by Walmart. The acquisition will see Spatialand integrated into Walmart’s innovation and technology incubator Store No. 8. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

geo-demo information

Schools and neighborhoods information platform Niche has raised $6.6 million in a round of funding from Allen & Company and Grit Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

business Services

healthcare consulting

Senior living advisory and placement services company CarePatrol has been acquired by The Riverside Company. The acquisition will provide CarePatrol with the resources for expanding its presence geographically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 02/06/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Online auction system ACV Auctions has raised $31 million in a round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, Tribeca Ventures, SoftBank, and Armory Square Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence domestically.

digital marketplace

Spain-based urban room rentals marketplace Badi has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Spark Capital and undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

digital marketplace

Pre-booked long-distance transfers marketplace GetTransfer has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from S7 Group and Castel Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

digital marketplace

On-demand energy services and labor company RigUp has raised $15.8 million in a round of funding from Quantum Energy Partners, Global Reserve Group, and Founders Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

ecommerce

Direct-to-consumer coffee brand Wandering Bear has raised $8 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

mobile content/apps

Augmented reality applications developer 8th Wall has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Norwest Venture Partners, The VR Fund, Shasta Ventures, and Sparkland Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

mobile content/apps

In-home fitness solutions company Mirror has raised $13 million in a round of funding from Spark Capital, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, First Round Capital, and Primary Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding content production initiatives.

mobile content/apps, training

User-generated study tools and consumer learning platform Quizlet has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Icon Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Owl Ventures, and Altos Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Marketing optimization and analytics company Marketing Evolutions has raised $20.6 million in a round of funding from Insight Venture Partners and Zetta Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing and sales divisions.

analytics & targeting

Media analytics and brand measurement platform Zignal Labs has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Blum Capital Partners and North Atlantic Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within new verticals.

creative production platform

Presentation tools developer Beautiful.ai has raised $5 million in a round of funding from First Round Capital and Shasta Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

creative production platform

Digital signage software company IntuiLab has raised $3.7 million in a round of funding from M Capital Partners and Bpifrance. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing initiatives.

email/messaging software

Email productivity software provider Mixmax has raised $10.4 million in a round of funding from Creandum, Harrison Metal, and Floodgate. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

marketing asset management

Video storage and management solution 3VR will be acquired by Identiv for $13.9 million. The acquisition will be complementary to Identiv’s video technology and analytics capabilities. Financial information was not disclosed.

marketing data

Commercial real estate data and analytics company Reonomy has raised $16 million in a round of funding from Bain Capital Ventures, MMC Technology Ventures, and Red Apple Group. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

mrm/workflow management

IvyMark, a developer of workflow solutions for interior designers, has been acquired by home remodeling company Houzz. The acquisition will provide Houzz with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

teleservices/eservices

Conversation navigation solution Loris.ai has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Kapor Capital, Omidyar Network, Homebrew, and Precursor Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

Digital marketing agency Strength in Members has been acquired by direct response company Concord Direct. The acquisition will provide Concord Direct with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management

Federos, a developer of hybrid network systems management solutions for managed services providers, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Evolution Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

application management

Switzerland-based endpoint management software developer FileWave has been acquired by Armira Partners. The acquisition will provide FileWave with the resources for product development initiatives. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

cloud computing

Continuous integration and cloud delivery products provider Codeship has been acquired by CloudBees. The acquisition will be complementary to CloudBees’ Java platform-as-a-service offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

cloud computing

Exascale computing company Nyriad has raised $8.5 million in a round of funding from Data Collective, Prelude Ventures, East Ventures, and IDATEN Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

data management

Backup and recovery database company Datos IO will be acquired by cloud data management company Rubrik. Datos IO has previously raised more than $12 million in funding to date. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Oncology quality assurance software developer Mobius Medical Systems has been acquired by Varian Medical Systems. The acquisition will provide Varian with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Cancer diagnostics software company Paige.ai has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Breyer Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts and expanding headcount.

healthcare

Healthcare analytics company Univfy has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Rethink Impact. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US while building out its data science division.

hr

Gartner will sell its CEB Talent Assessment Solutions assets to Exponent Private Equity in a transaction valuing the division at $400 million. The acquisition will provide CEB Talent Assessment with the resources for expanding operations. Financial information was not disclosed.

security

Cybersecurity solutions company Attivo Networks has received a strategic investment from Singtel Innov8. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence within Asia Pacific markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Security automation and orchestration platform DFLabs has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from Evolution Equity Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

security

Cyber defense solutions provider SAM has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from Blumberg Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing, sales, and engineering divisions.

security, training

Cybersecurity awareness solutions company Wombat Security Technologies will be acquired by Proofpoint. The acquisition will be complementary to Proofpoint’s existing security training solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business Services

printing services

Platinum Equity has acquired label and packaging solutions company WS Packaging Group from J.W. Childs Associates. The acquisition will provide WS with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Computer literacy programs developer Zulama has been acquired by digital learning solutions company EMC School. The acquisition will provide EMC with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 02/05/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce, mobile content/apps

Digital car marketplace Fair.com has received a strategic equity investment from next47, BMW, and Upfront Ventures. The company will use the investment proceeds for acquiring vehicle-delivery app Skurt. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

On-demand fuel delivery startup Zebra has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from LocalGlobe and Firstminute Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

gaming

Augmented reality gaming and experiences company Escher Reality has been acquired by AR games developer Niantic. The acquisition will be complementary to Niantic’s multiplayer gaming expansion strategy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps

Mobile trivia game show app HQ has raised $15 million at a reported valuation of more than $100 million in a round of funding from Founders Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

digital advertising

vertical search

India-based online vacation rental platform HeyHolidays has raised $1 million in a round of funding from Hampton Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

Marketing Technology

bi tools

Reporting and analytics dashboard solution Grow.com has raised $16 million in a round of funding led by Toba Capital, Peterson Ventures, and Pelion Ventures Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

content management

Germany-based content marketing platform Contentbird has received an undisclosed amount of funding from High-Tech Grunderfonds and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

crm

Indio Technologies, a developer of customer engagement solutions for insurance companies, has raised $6 million in a round of funding from 8VC, Merus Capital, and 500 Startups. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

search & discovery

Speech recognition and natural language solutions company SmartAction has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Staley Capital, TVC Capital, and ORIX Growth Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

social technology

UK-based social media and campaign management platform Lightful has raised $5.6 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development initiatives.

 

agency & Marketing services

branded communications

Customized printed magazines company By Design Publishing has been acquired by personalized printed calendars company Teldon. The acquisition will provide Teldon with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Creative agency services provider Orchard Marketing has been acquired by marketing and communications network Enero Group. The acquisition will provide Enero Group with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Fan and travel experience packages company QuintEvents has received an undisclosed strategic investment from Causeway Media Partners. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence within the US.

newspaper publishing

Trinity Mirror and Northern & Shell has acquired rival UK-based publications Daily Express and Daily Star for $177 million. The acquisition will be complementary to Trinity Mirror and Northern & Shells existing print portfolio. Financial information was not disclosed.

traditional outdoor

Large-format transit media company Vector Media has acquired transit advertising company Direct Media USA. The acquisition will provide Vector Media with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

engineering

Asset optimization software company Aspen Technology has acquired dynamic optimization and advanced process control solutions company Apex Optimization. The acquisition will provide Aspen Tech with an expanded offering for refineries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

engineering

Energy analytics company Utopus Insights has been acquired by Vestas Wind Systems. The acquisition will be complementary to Vestas’ existing data science and analytics capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Back-office transportation management company Aljex Software has been acquired by Descartes Systems Group. The acquisition will provide Descartes with expanded transportation automation capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

IT business forecasting software provider Digital Fuel Technologies has been acquired by Apptio (Nasdaq:APTI) from Skyview Capital for $42.9 million. The acquisition will provide Apptio with an expanded customer base. Financial information was not disclosed.

financial

The Netherlands-based cloud banking solutions company Ohpen has raised $30.9 million in a round of funding from Amerborgh. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

financial

Germany-based online banking solutions company Penta has raised $2.7 million in a round of funding from Inception Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development and hiring talent.

healthcare

Israel-based MDclone, a provider of big-data solutions for healthcare providers, has raised $15 million in a round of funding from OrbiMed Israel Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

hr

Background screening services company BackTrack has been acquired by General Information Services. The acquisition will be complementary to GIS’ existing talent acquisition solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

UK-based hotel booking solutions company Welcome Systems has been acquired by Canada-based Valsoft Corporation. The acquisition will be complementary to Valsoft’s presence within the hospitality vertical. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Anomaly detection platform Argyle Data has been acquired by Mavenir. The acquisition will provide Mavenir with an expanded security offering for Communications Service Providers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

SaaS-based cybersecurity solutions company DataDome has raised $3.1 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

security

Customer consent and privacy software solutions company Trunomi has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from CloudScale Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

business Services

it consulting, digital agency

Capgemini will acquire Liquidhub in a transaction valuing the company at $500 million. The acquisition will be complementary to Capgemini’s digital consulting capabilities in North America. Liquidhub has reported 2017 revenues of $250 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 2.0x.

training

Computer science education training company Lambda School has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Tandem Capital and Gelt Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

Daily Deal Activity 02/02/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

India-based online grocer BigBasket has raised $300 million at a reported valuation of $950 million from Alibaba, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Abraaj Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its farmer networks.

ecommerce

Lifetouch, a provider of on-demand school photography services, will be acquired by Shutterfly (Nasdaq:SFLY) for $825 million. Lifetouch has reported LTM revenues for the period ended June 30 2017 of $964 million and reported LTM EBITDA of $11.3 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 0.9x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 7.3x.

ecommerce

On-demand massage and spa services provider Soothe has acquired massage services competitor Melt. The acquisition will provide Sooth with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

gaming

Fantasy sport app Picking Duck has been acquired by gaming platforms company World Poker Fund Holdings. The acquisition will provide WPF with an expanded portfolio of mobile titles. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

gaming

Tamatem, a developer of localized versions of games for Arabic speaking countries, has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Wamda Capital, Raed Ventures, and Vision Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

digital advertising

comparison shopping

Online travel agency Ticket.se has acquired travel comparison platform Chart.no from Flightmade. The acquisition will provide Ticket.se with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

online lead generation

Customer acquisition and lead generation company ProspeX Digital has acquired college and universities research resource Universities.com. The acquisition will be complementary to ProspeX’s presence within the education vertical. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

content management

Wildmoka, developer of an editing and publishing platform for broadcasters, has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Alven Capital Partners and Apicap. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

email/messaging software

Mall-Connect, developer of a digital marketing platform for shopping malls, has been acquired by Boostcom. The acquisition will provide Boostcom with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

sfa/lead management

Automotive retail sales solution Prodigy has raised $5.4 million in a round of funding from Battery Ventures, 8VC, SV Angel, and Crunchfund. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

agency & Marketing services

public relations

Public relations and branding services company Wyatt Brand has been acquired by media relations firm Elizabeth Christian Public Relations. The acquisition will provide EC with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

credit/risk

Trading and risk management solutions company OpenLink Financial has been acquired by ION Investment Group from Hellman & Friedman. The acquisition will provide OpenLink with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

engineering

SaaS-based construction program management solution e-Builder has been acquired by Trimble (Nasdaq:TRMB) for $500 million. E-Builder has reported LTM revenues of the period ending December 31 2017 of $53 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 9.4x.

engineering

Urban simulation software developer ForCity has raised $10 million in a round of funding from CM-CIC Innovation, Caisse de Depots Group, Omnes Capital, and Axeleo Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Insurance product management app FinanceApp has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from SBI Holdings. The company will use the new round of funding for product development and expanding its presence within Europe.

financial

SaaS-based digital banking platform Urban FT has been acquired by financial services technology company Digiliti Money. The acquisition will provide Digiliti with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

France-based e-health software solutions company Enovacom Group has been acquired by Orange Business Services. The acquisition will see Enovacom integrated into Orange Healthcare. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Governmental healthcare pricing and contracting software company Medical Communication Technologies has been acquired by IntegriChain. The acquisition will provide IntegriChain with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Healthcare artificial intelligence company Medopad has raised $26 million in a round of funding from NWS Holdings. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and headcount.

healthcare

Patient payment solutions developer Medseeking Technology has been acquired by China-based IT services company Jiuyuan Yinhai. The acquisition will provide Jiuyuan with an expanded presence within the healthcare IT vertical. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Electronic health records and practice management software solution Office Practicum has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Pamlico Capital. The company will use the investment proceeds for product development efforts.

hr

Ethics and compliance software Convercent has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Rho Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, and Tola Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

hr

The Netherlands-based human resources solutions company Talmundo has raised $1.6 million in a round of funding from TIIN Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

business Services

it consulting

Implementation and integration services company CirrusOne has been acquired by Salesforce Partner Simplus. The acquisition will provide Simplus with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 02/01/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Photo prints marketplace CanvasPop has raised $3.3 million in a round of funding from Celtic House Venture Partners and BDC. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

ecommerce

Online furniture sharing service Furnishare has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Correlation Ventures, and Max Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for marketing and sales efforts.

ecommerce

Leisure equipment rental company Joymode has raised $14.4 million in a round of funding from Naspers and undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and headcount.

ecommerce

Singapore-based women’s lifestyle brand Love, Bonito has raised $13 million in a round of funding from KAkaku.com and NSI Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

ecommerce

Canada-based corporate catering platform Platterz has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Aleph, AltyIR Capital, and Globalive Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

niche content

Online interior design magazine Design D’autore has been acquired by Arnoldo Mondadori Editore. The acquisition will be complementary to Mondadori’s digital content portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content

Children’s media and creativity products company Made Modern has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Decathlon Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

social media/apps

Social broadcasting platform Caffeine has raised $46 million in a round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Greylock Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

Marketing Technology

analytics & Targeting

User experience insights platform provider Pulse Labs has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Madrona Venture Group, Bezos Expeditions, and TechStars Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

content management

WordPress plugins and themes provider iThemes has been acquired by Liquid Web, a provider of managed hosting services for SMBs. The acquisition will be complementary to Liquid Web’s managed WordPress hosting offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

content management

Airline industry shopping and pricing data company ATPCO has acquired flight shopping content management platform Routehappy. The acquisition will be complementary to ATPCO’s existing rich content solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

creative production platform, collaboration

Design collaboration solutions company Figma has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Greylock Partners, and Index Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

crm

Real Estate Digital, a provider of customer relationship management solutions for real estate franchisors, has been acquired by Constellation Software. The acquisition will see RED integrated into Perseus. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

B-to-B SaaS subscriptions management platform SaaSOptics has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Fulcrum Equity Partners and TechStars Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for marketing and sales initiatives.

social technology, sem/seo tools

Germany-based online presence management company uberall has raised $25 million in a round of funding from HPE Growth Capital, Project A, and United Internet. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

eCommerce consulting and web design services company JSConsulting will be acquired by Japan-based Hamee. The acquisition will provide JSConsulting with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Digital performance marketing agency NetBooster has raised $18.8 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding for supporting its recent acquisition of data marketing services company Artefact.

digital agency

Design studio Tectonic Creative has been acquired by user experience research and design company Blink Interactive. The acquisition will provide Blink with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Forum Media Group has acquired B-to-B media company Trade Press Media Group. The acquisition will provide Forum Media with an expanded events portfolio within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

broadcast television

Denmark-based telecom operator TDC will acquire the broadcasting and entertainment business of Swedish Modern Times Group for $2.5 billion. The acquisition will provide TDC with expanded holdings within Europe. Financial information was not disclosed.

newspaper publishing

Daily newspapers publisher The Register-Guard will be acquired New Media Investment Group-backed GateHouse Media. The acquisition will be complementary to GateHouse’s existing local news portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

data management

Data visualization solutions company BaseCase has been acquired by drug development company Certara. The acquisition will be complementary to Certara’s regulatory solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

data management

Unstructured data cloud backup solution Igneous Systems has raised $15 million in a round of funding from New Enterprise Associates, Vulcan Capital, Orca Bay Capital, and Madrona Venture Group. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

erp

Logistics technology company Eurosender has received an equity investment from POST Luxembourg. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Supply chain management software provider Kramer-Smilko has been acquired by DemandBridge. The acquisition will provide DemandBridge with an expanded distributor management software solution offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Online fundraising platform EdBacker has been acquired by secure communications platform Livingtree. The acquisition will be complementary to Livingtree’s district fundraising solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial, mobile content/apps

Mobile banking application Moven has raised $23 million in a round of funding from SBI Group and undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Asia.

security

Identity and credential management software provider Lieberman Software has been acquired by secure access solutions company Bomgar Corporation. The acquisition will provide Bomgar with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

software development tools

Honeycomb, a provider of observability solutions for software engineers, has raised $11.5 million in a round of funding from e.ventures, Storm Ventures, NextWorld Capital, and Merian Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding research and development initiatives.

business Services

it consulting

Software and automation systems integration services company E-Technologies Group has been acquired by Falfurrias Capital Partners. The acquisition will provide E-Technologies with the resources for expanding its presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Managed services provider FlexiSphere Technologies has been acquired by DPW Holdings. The acquisition will provide FlexiSphere with the resources for expanding its presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Digital technology consulting firm Quisitive has been acquired by Fusion Agiletech Partners. The acquisition will provide Quisitive with the resources for expanding its presence geographically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

management consulting

UK-based management consulting services company Thomas International has been acquired by Palamon Capital Partners. The acquisition will provide Thomas International with the resources for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.