Daily Deal Activity 04/12/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Sweden-based children’s clothing eCommerce company Barnskospecialisten has been acquired by Footway Group. The acquisition will provide Footway with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Germany-based car subscription company Cluno has raised $8.6 million in a round of funding from Acton Capital Partners and Atlantic Labs. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

ecommerce

China-based B-to-B eCommerce platform Dangdang has been acquired by Tianhi Investment. The acquisition will provide Dangdang with the resources for expanding its presence domestically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Dating website and app East Meet East has raised $4 million in a round of funding from 500 Startups, Mobile Internet capital, and Digital Garage. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Asia.

ecommerce

Locally-driven food platform Local Crate has raised $1.4 million in a round of funding from Matchstick Ventures and Router Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

niche content

Online journalism company AlterNet Media and politics and civil liberties news site The New Civil Rights Movement has been acquired by RawStory.com. The acquisitions will provide RawStory.com with an expanded reader base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content

Daily news application Compass News has raised $1 million in a round of funding from Bloomberg, Matter VC, and Hambro Perks VC. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

digital advertising

vertical search

Healthcare jobs marketplace Nomad Health has raised $12 million in a round of funding from Polaris Partners, First Round Capital, RRE Ventures, and .406 Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development efforts.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Luxury hotel data analytics company Curacity has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Revel Partners and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for continued product development initiatives.

crm, loyalty/retention

Punchh, provider of a loyalty marketing platform and application for retail brick & mortar stores, has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Sapphire Ventures and Cervin Ventures. The company will use the round of funding for expanding its presence into new industries.

crm

Zaius, developer of a customer relationship management platform for B-to-C marketers, has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Insight Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, and Underscore VC. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

email/messaging software

Messaging-based guest service and ancillary revenue platform Stay Delightful has been acquired by hospitality technology and services company Nor1. The acquisition will be complementary to Nor1’s existing real-time guest interaction capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

Agreement Express, provider of a digital onboarding platform for financial services, has received a growth equity investment from Frontier Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

agency & Marketing services

general agency, traditional outdoor

India-based digital out-of-home advertising agency Ecosys OOH Advertising has been acquired by Publicis Group. The transaction is Publicis’ first acquisition of an India-based company since 2014. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

broadcast television

Finland-based broadcasting network Digita has been acquired by Digital Colony from First State Investments. The acquisition will provide Digital Colony with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

newspaper publishing

Daily newspaper publisher Black Press has acquired GateHouse Media Alaska from New Media Investment Group. The acquisition will provide Black Press with an expanded presence within Canada. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

newspaper publishing

Print news publication The Akron Beacon Journal has been acquired by New Media Investment Group. The acquisition will be complementary to New Media’s existing local print portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

collaboration

Workplace automation solutions company Zoom.ai has raised $3.1 million in a round of funding from Evolution Equity Partners, Betaworks, and Good News Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

data management

HCL Technologies and Sumeru Equity Partners have acquired data management and cloud integration solutions company Actian Corporation. The acquisition will provide Actian with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

data management

SaaS-based backup and recovery solutions company OwnBackup has raised $15.5 million in a round of funding from Vertex Ventures and Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

engineering

Germany-based Soley, developer of data analysis and complexity management solutions for industrial companies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from High-Tech Grunderfonds, BayBG, and Vito Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

erp

Procurement and sourcing software company Xeeva has raised $40 million in a round of funding from PeakEquity Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales initiatives.

financial

SaaS-based real estate appraisal tools developer a la mode technologies has been acquired by CoreLogic (NYSE:CLGX). The acquisition will be complementary to CoreLogic’s valuation workflow solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Advent International has acquired Clearent, a provider of payment processing services to financial institutions and merchants. The acquisition will provide Clearent with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial, mobile content/apps

Currency exchange application Revolut has raised $150 million at a reported valuation of $1.4 billion in a round of funding from DST Global. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

healthcare

C-SATS, a developer of technology for facilitating performance reviews for surgeons, has been acquired by Johnson & Johnson. The acquisition will see C-SATS integrated into Johnson & Johnson Institute. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Digital health company Livongo Health has raised $105 million in a round of funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, General Catalyst, Kinnevik, and DFJ. The company will use the round of funding for platform development efforts.

hr

Background check technology platform Checkr has raised $100 million in a round of funding from Accel Partners, T. Rowe Price Associates, and Y Combinator. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

hr

Background checking solutions firm Truework has raised $2.9 million in a round of funding from Khosla Ventures, Founder Collective, and Menlo Ventures. The company will use the new round for expanding operations.

infrastructure

Internet of things technology solutions provider Sensoro has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Baidu Ventures, Northern Light Venture Capital, and Robert Bosch Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

security

Israel-based cybersecurity solutions company empow has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Ascent Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

security

SourceClear, a developer of security tools for software developers, has been acquired by CA (Nasdaq:CA). The acquisition will see SourceCode integrated into Veracode. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Website security solutions company WebLock has been acquired by ABRY Partners. The acquisition will provide WebLock with the resources for continued product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

healthcare information

Pharmacists knowledge portal Corazon Platform has been acquired by VANC Pharmaceuticals. The acquisition will be complementary to VANC’s existing practice change and professional service programs offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

it consulting

Internet of Thing services firm Axonize has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Deutsche Telekom, Meron Capital, StageOne Ventures, and Cornerstone Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

it consulting

Kronos Technologies, a developer of web and mobile applications for the investment and insurance sectors, has been acquired by Equisoft. The acquisition will provide Equisoft with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

DevOps and cloud transformation consultancy Contino will acquire Australia-based cloud consulting services provider Nebulr. The acquisition will provide Contino with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Software testing and quality assurance services company Software-Pro has been acquired by WirTek. The acquisition will provide WirTek with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Convergent Communications has acquired the Airport IT Services division of Wipro. The acquisition will provide Convergent with an expanded presence within Southeast Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 04/11/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Tentrr, operator of a peer-to-peer marketplace for campsites, has raised $8 million in a round of funding from West Venture Partners, Obvious Ventures, great Oaks Venture Capital, Halogen Ventures, Rivet Ventures, and WorldQuant Ventures.

ecommerce

Indonesia-based ride-hailing platform Go-Jek has raised $35 million in a round of funding from Allianz Group and undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations within Southeast Asia.

ecommerce

Direct-to-consumer footwear company Koio has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Acton Capital Partners and Brand Foundry Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

ecommerce

China-based social group buying platform Pinduoduo has raised $3 billion at a reported valuation of $15 billion in a round of funding led by Tencent. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce

UK-based on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning service Zipjet has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Henkel Ventures and Amsterdam Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

mobile content/apps

Sports management application Upper Hand has raised $1.5 million in a round of funding from Park Ten Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development and expanding headcount.

social media/apps

Sweden-based WiFi-sharing community Instabridge has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Luminar Ventures, Balderton Capital, and Draper Associates. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

social media/apps

Virtual reality social networks company vTime has raised $7.6 million in a round of funding from Deepbridge Capital and Enterprise Investment Scheme. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

digital advertising

digital video

Accelerated Media, provider of an advertising platform for OTT devices, has been acquired by ZMG|Ruckus Factory. The acquisition will be complementary to ZMG’s connected TV strategy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

AdinCube, a developer of mediation solutions for mobile publishers, has been acquired by mobile data company Ogury. The acquisition will provide Ogury with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

crm

Lead Dolphin, a provider of customer relationship management solutions for fitness franchises, has been acquired by fitness industry sales and CRM automation company Club OS. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

market research

France-based market research agency BVA Group has acquired marketing studies and customer intelligence company Cote Clients. The acquisition will provide BVA with an expanded presence with in the retail industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing data

Market and competitive intelligence platform Crayon has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Baseline Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

search & discovery

Image-based machine learning technology company Spectral Edge has raised $5.3 million in a round of funding from Parkwalk Advisors and IQ Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development efforts.

sfa/lead management

Customer acquisition marketing automation platform DemandJump has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Revolution, Flyover Capital, Cultivation Capital, and 4G Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

sfa/lead management

Account-based marketing orchestration solutions company ZenIQ has been acquired by predictive sales and marketing intelligence platform 6sense. The acquisition will be complementary to 6sense’s existing account-based marketing capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

Creative and digital marketing services company Radcliffe & Co has been acquired by Actionable Insights. The acquisition will provide Actionable Insights with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Portugal-based digital marketing agency StepValue has been acquired by Ernst & Young. The acquisition will provide be complementary to E&Y Europe’s digital and creative capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

general agency

Philippines-based print and television advertising agency IdeasXMachina Advertising has been acquired by Hakuhodo. The acquisition will provide Hakuhodo with an expanded presence within Southeast Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

loyalty/retention

Excentus, a provider of loyalty and coalition marketing solutions for retail brands, has been acquired by Professional Datasolutions. The acquisition will be complementary to Professional Datasolutions’ retail enterprise software portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

specialty agency, entertainment media

Video game technical services company Keywords Studios has acquired music industry branding and adverting agency CORD and video game music services company Laced Music. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

entertainment media

Digital post production company Eikon Group has received an investment from YFM Equity Partners. The acquisition will provide Eikon with the resources for expanding its presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

data management

Idera, a provider of productivity software for B-to-B brands, has acquired database administration and management solutions company Webyog. The acquisition will be complementary to Idera’s existing MySQL solutions offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Poland-based Qcadoo, provider of online production management solutions for small manufacturers, has been acquired by IT systems and delivery chain management company Quantum Qguar. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Business travel management and booking platform TravelPerk has raised $21 million in a round of funding from Target Global, Felix Capital, and Spark Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

healthcare

Biopharma and payer analytics platform Aetion has raised $36 million in a round of funding from New Enterprise Associates, Amgen Ventures, Flare Capital Partners, Lakestar, and Oxeon Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

healthcare

Healthcare practice automation platform healthfinch has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Adams Street Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

security

Network security cloud company OPAQ Networks has raised $22.5 million in a round of funding from Greenspring Associates, Columbia Capital, and Harmony Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

security

Endpoint detection and incident response solutions company Secdo has been acquired by Palo Alto Networks for $100 million. The acquisition will be complementary to Palo Alto’s existing endpoint detection offerings. Financial information was not disclosed.

security

Video security systems company Verkada has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Next47, First Round Capital, and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

information

credit/risk information

National Cred-A-Check, a provider of underwriting information services for credit makers, has been acquired by NRT Technology. The acquisition will be complementary to NRT’s eMarker offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial information

UK-based beverage market and brand performance database and information services company IWSR has been acquired by FPE Capital. The acquisition will provide ISWR with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

engineering consulting

Engineering and consulting services firm CHA Consulting has been acquired by First Reserve from Long Point Capital. The acquisition will provide CHA with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Mobile application development company Easycore has been acquired by software development firm Inventi. The acquisition will provide Inventi with an expanded presence geographically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Search, analytics, and big data services company FindWise has been acquired by EVRY. The acquisition will provide EVRY with an expanded presence within the Nordic region. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

France-based human resource portal services company MyJe has been acquired by consulting services company Lucem Council. The acquisition will provide Lucem with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Application development and migration services company RedPixie has been acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprises. The acquisition will see RedPixie integrated into HPE’s Pointnext division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 04/10/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

B-to-B interior design marketplace eporta has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Canvas Ventures, LocalGlobe, Oxford Capital Partners, and Talis Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

ecommerce

France-based digital insurance company Alan has raised $28.4 million in a round of funding from Index Ventures, Portag3 Ventures, and Partech Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

ecommerce

Women’s razor subscription startup Billie has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Silverton Partners, Female founders Fund, and Lakehouse Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

social media/apps

Customer review-driven communities operator TrustedCompany.com has been acquired by France-based customer review management company Verified Reviews. The acquisition will provide Verified Reviews with an expanded international user base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

local search

Restaurant discovery and reservations platform ResDiary has been acquired by hotels group AccorHotels. The acquisition will provide AccorHotels with expanded digital engagement capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Instapage, provider of landing page and post-click optimization solutions for digital advertisers, has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

ad serving

France-based Webedia has acquired a majority stake in Adictiz, provider of a SaaS-based marketing games platform for brands. The acquisition will be complementary to Webedia’s content distribution and monitoring solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile technology

Wireless power management solutions company Chargifi has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Accelerated Digital Ventures, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and firstminute capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US and Asia.

mrm/workflow management

Research subscription management solutions company Kopernio has been acquired by education technology company Clarivate Analytics. The acquisition will provide Clarivate with an expanded user base within the UK. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

UK-based sales contract management solutions company Juro has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Point Nine Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

product/price software, big data

Online fitting and product customization application Invertex has been acquired by Nike. The acquisition will be complementary to Nike’s computer vision and artificial intelligence capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

teleservices/eservices

Customer service platform provider Directly has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Northgate Capital, Microsoft ventures, Costanoa Ventures, and True Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

UK-based creative agency Krow Communications has been acquired by themission for $20.5 million. The acquisition will provide themission with an expanded geographic presence within Europe. Krow has reported LTM revenues for the period ended December 31 2017 of $9.7 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 2.1x.

digital agency

Digital agency services provider Strategem has been acquired by independent advertising agency Connelly Partners. The acquisition will provide Connelly Partners with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

UK-based public relations firm Empica has acquired public relations services provider Inform Media. The acquisition will provide Empica with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Technical events production company Avollusion has been acquired by NEP Group. The acquisition will see Avollusion integrated into NEP’s audiovisual equipment and exhibitions division Creative Technology. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Brazil-based voice-over-recording studio Maximal Studio has been acquired by video game services company Keywords Studios. The acquisition will provide Keywords with an expanded services offering for European-based gaming titles. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Entertainment One has acquired a majority stake in UK-based television programming company Whizzz Kid Entertainment. The acquisition will be complementary to Entertainment One’s existing children’s programming portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management, erp

Apple device management solution Fleetsmith has raised $7.7 million in a round of funding from Index Ventures, Harrison Metal, and Upfront Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

cloud computing

Machine learning and cloud computing solutions company InsightFinder has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Eight Roads Ventures and The Propel(x) Networks. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

collaboration, training

K-12 education collaboration solution Edmodo has been acquired by China-based internet communities company NetDragon Websoft for $138 million. The acquisition will see Edmodo integrated into NetDragon’s Best Assistant solutions offering. Financial information was not disclosed.

collaboration

Company-to-owner communications platform Say has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Point72 Ventures, Quiet Capital, Struck Capital, and Core Innovation Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

collaboration

Veerum, a provider of solutions for resolving project issues, has raised $3.9 million in a round of funding from Brick & Mortar Ventures, Blackhorn Ventures, and Creative Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

credit/risk

Financial Engineering Associates, a provider of risk analytics software for traders, risk managers, and quantitative analysts, has been acquired by Allegro Development. The acquisition will provide Allegro with an expanded offering for the commodity trading community. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

CloudMargin, a developer of collateral and margin management solutions for financial institutions, has raised $10 million in a round of funding from LVC, IHS Markit, and Illuminate Financial Management. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

financial

CoConstruct, a provider of project and financial management solutions for home builders, has received a growth equity investment from Serent Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Connexeo, a developer of SaaS-based administration and payment solutions for education and community organizers, has raised received $110 million in equity funding from Great Hill Partners. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence geographically.

financial

Legal financial reporting solutions company DW Reporting has been acquired by voice productivity software developer BigHand. The acquisition will provide BigHand with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Corporate performance management and budget monitoring solution Jedox has raised $24.7 million in a round of funding from Iris Capital, eCAPITAL, and Wecken & Cie. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

financial, hr

Business software solutions company The Access Group has received an undisclosed amount of funding at a reported valuation of more than $1.4 billion from HgCapital and TA Associates. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence internationally.

financial, mobile technology

VeriFone Systems (NYSE:PAY) will be acquired by Francisco Partners in a transaction valuing the company at $3.4 billion, including debt. The acquisition of $23.04 per VeriFone share represents a premium of 54 percent over the company’s April 9 closing price. VeriFone has LTM revenues for the period ended January 31 2018 of $1.9 billion and LTM EBITDA of $226 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 1.8x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 14.6x.

geo-demo

SaaS-based location intelligence solutions company Geoblink has raised $6.4 million in a round of funding from Elaia Partners and Nauta Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division

healthcare, healthcare information

Healthcare data management company PluralSoft has been acquired by IT solutions company ProKarma. The acquisition will provide ProKarma with expanded analytics offerings for healthcare organizations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Digital behavioral health company PsyInnovations has received an investment from Brand Capital. The company will use the transaction proceeds for expanding its presence within India. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr, financial

Employee management and invoicing solutions company Keystyle Data Solutions has been acquired by Viewpoint, a provider of software solutions for the construction industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Node security platform database ^Lift Security has been acquired by software registry npm. The acquisition will provide npm with an expanded offering for security vendors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Automotive cybersecurity solutions provider Karamba Security has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Western Technology Investment. The company will use the new round of funding for research & development efforts.

security

StackRox, a developer of security solutions for containerized applications, has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital, Redpoint Ventures, and Amplify Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing division.

software nec

Critical communication and population alerting systems company Unified Messaging Systems has been acquired by critical event management solutions company Everbridge for $34 million. UMS has reported LTM revenues for the period ended December 31 2017 of $13 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 2.6x.

information

healthcare information

Nutrition-related data services company Nutrino has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Pereg Ventures, Nielsen Ventures, and Gandyr Group. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence within the digital health sector.

business services

bpo

Germany-based business process outsourcing and document management services provider ASTERION has been acquired by Exela Technologies. The acquisition will provide Exela with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

engineering consulting

Energy-focused professional services company Energy Management Institute has been acquired by independent insights company DTN. The acquisition will provide DTN with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Cyber resilience services company Advantio has been acquired by Cognosec. The acquisition will provide Cognosec with an expanded managed services and compliance solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Systems integration and project management solutions company Azimuth Communications has been acquired by network infrastructure products and services company IES Communications. The acquisition will provide IES with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting, security

Transparent managed security solutions provider Expel has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Battery Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Greycroft Partners, Lightbank, Paladin Capital Group, Profile Capital Management, and Scale Venture Partners.

it consulting

Italy-based Reply, a leader in the design and implementation of solutions based on digital media and new communication channels, has acquired Valorem Consulting, a company that specializes in digital strategy consulting and the implementation of cloud, analytics, and differentiated user experiences. The acquisition will provide Reply with an expanded presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Keir Educational Resources, a provider of training solutions for financial services professionals, has been acquired by education and training company CeriFi. The acquisition will provide CeriFi with expanded financial and insurance certification offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Full-stack software engineering training company Holberton School has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Daphni, Trinity Ventures, Omidyar Network, AME Cloud Ventures, Partech Ventures, and Reach Capital.

Daily Deal Activity 04/09/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

UK-based food delivery startup City Pantry has raised $5.7 million in a round of funding from Octopus Investments and Newable Private Investing. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence domestically.

ecommerce, mobile content/apps

Bike sharing company Jump Bikes has been acquired by Uber. The acquisition will provide Uber with an entrance into the bike sharing arena. Jump Bikes had previously raised $10 million in funding to date. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Online custom menswear brands Knot Standard has received a growth equity investment from Provenance. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Digital content distribution company De Marque has acquired by Spanish-language digital and cultural content company Libranda. The acquisition will provide De Marque with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Italy-based wine eCommerce platform Tannico has raised $3.1 million in a round of funding from Nuo Capital and undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

gaming

Cross-platform game development company Ignis Studios has been acquired by Momentous Entertainment Group. The acquisition will provide Momentous with an expanded portfolio of gaming titles. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps, financial

UK-based personal finance application Oval Money has raised $1.8 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

social media/apps

UK-based beautystack, operator of a social commerce network for beauty professionals, has raised $1 million in a round of funding from LocalGlobe. The company will use the new round of funding for launching its mobile offering.

social media/apps

Pulselocker, a provider of streaming services for DJs, has been acquired by music downloads platform Beatport. The acquisition will provide Beatport with an expanded music library. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social media/apps

France-based social wine application WineAdvisor has been acquired by The E. Leclerc Group. The acquisition will provide WineAdvisor with the resources for expanding its international user base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

digital video

Social-TV advertisement startup Flyr has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Renderfam Studios. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and product development efforts.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

TV performance analytics and attribution company TVSquared has raised $8 million in a round of funding from West Coast Capital and Scottish Investment Bank. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development efforts.

marketing data

App store intelligence tools developer Priori Data has been acquired by B-to-B app distribution and management company AppScatter for $20 million. Priori Data has reported LTM revenues for the period ended December 31 2017 of $1.3 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 15.4x.

search & discovery

Localization and sub-titling solutions company IYUNO Media Group has raised $23.5 million in a round of funding from SoftBank. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Southeast Asia.

Software

cloud computing, search & discovery

China-based artificial intelligence company SenseTime has raised $600 million in Series C funding from Alibaba Group, Temasek, and Suning. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

credit/risk

China-based risk management platform IceKredit has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Yoozoo Network and Yongrui Investment. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

data management

Enterprise content management solutions company enChoice has acquired document imaging software company Kwiktag. The acquisition will provide enChoice with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

engineering

Canada-based Entero Corporation, a provider of energy software solutions for the upstream and midstream sectors, has been acquired by Quorum Software. The acquisition will provide Quorum with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Cayuse, a developer of research administration software for universities and hospitals, has acquired grant management and accounting software solution IT Works. The acquisition will provide Cayuse with an expanded network of universities and research hospitals.

financial

Financial documents analysis solution Ocrolus has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Bullpen Capital, QED Investors, Laconia Capital, and ValueStream Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

healthcare

NetSmart Technologies has acquired the Home Care and Hospice Solutions business of McKesson-owned Change Healthcare for $165 million. The acquisition will provide NetSmart with an expanded presence within the post-acute technology and services arena. Financial information was not disclosed.

healthcare

Healthcare industry applications developer Medforce Technologies has been acquired by Ideagen for $8.7 million. Medforce has reported LTM revenues for the period ended December 31 2017 of $4.7 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 1.9x.

hr

Team-building software company Cloverleaf has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Queen City Angels. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent and expanding its presence geographically.

infrastructure

Online video infrastructure software Bitmovin has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Highland Europe, Atomico, Constantia New Business, and Dawn Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding engineering division.

security

Internet of Things security company Armis has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital, Red Dot Capital Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, and Tenaya Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

business services

it consulting

Canada-based Microsoft Dynamics 365 integrator Adoxio Business Solutions has been acquired by KPMG. The acquisition will see Adoxio integrated into KPMG in Canada. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Computer simulation consulting company Simulation Engineering Technologies has been acquired by 4Sight Holdings. The acquisition will provide SET with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

management consulting

Management consulting and business integration services company Business Integration Partners has been acquired by Apax Partners. The acquisition will provide BIP with the resources for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Learning assessment tools and credentialing solutions company Chalk & Wire has been acquired by Campus Labs. The acquisition will be complementary to Campus Labs’ existing student assessment offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Prison education and communication startup Edovo has raised $9.8 million in a round of funding from Impact Engine, Lumina Foundation, Sustain VC, and Kapor Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

training

Online workplace learning solutions company Nexford University has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Magnify Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Daily Deal Activity 04/05/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

ShopShops, operator of a marketplace for connecting brick-and-mortar stores in the US with consumers in China, has raised $6.1 million in a round of funding from Union Square Ventures, Founder Collective, and Forerunner Ventures.

digital marketplace

Online crowdfunding platform YouCaring has been acquired by social fundraising company GoFundMe. The acquisition will provide GoFundMe with a combined community of approximately 60 million donors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Germany-based Hartenberg has acquired a majority stake in online clothing retailer Astratex. The acquisition will provide Astratex with the resources for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Direct-to-consumer swimwear company Summersalt has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Dundee Venture Capital, Breakout Capital, and Cultivation Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce

Beauty and lifestyle marketplace Zilingo has raised $54 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital, Sofina, Burda Principal Investments, and Amadeus Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

niche content

News publication app Knowhere has raised $1.8 million in a round of funding from Crunchfund, Day One Ventures, Danhua Capital, and Struck Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

niche content, ecommerce

Helios and Matheson-owned movie subscription company MoviePass has acquired movie and television news and content company MovieFone from Verizon-owned Oath in a transaction valued at up to a reported $23 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

digital advertising

mobile marketing

Mobile marketing and advertising platform company Vehicle will be acquired by CLX Communications in a transaction valuing the company at $12 million. Vehicle has reported LTM EBITDA of $1.4 million, representing an LTM EBITDA multiple of 8.7x.

vertical search

Germany-based management consultant and industry expert’s marketplace Comatch has raised $9.8 million in a round of funding from Acton Capital Partners and btov Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Marketing Technology

data quality

SaaS-based data collection and cleansing automation solution WorkFusion has raised $50 million in a round of funding from Hawk Equity, Declaration Partners, Georgian Partners, iNovia Capital, and NGP Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

search & discovery

France-based translation startup TextMaster has been acquired by translation and interpretation services provider Technicis. The acquisition will provide Technicis with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

sem/seo tools, website creation/hosting

Insurance Technologies Corporation, a provider website, search, and ratings solutions to the insurance market, has been acquired by Accel-KKR. The acquisition will provide ITC with the resources for expanding its presence within the industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

web to print, sfa/lead management

Direct mail marketing technology company PFL has received $25 million growth equity financing from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development efforts.

agency & Marketing Services

digital agency, multicultural agency

Multicultural digital and performance marketing agency M8 has been acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network. The acquisition will M8 integrated into Dentsu’s iProspect network. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Automotive dealer website solution fusionZONE Automotive has acquired MotorWebs, a provider of web design services for car dealerships. The acquisition will provide fusionZONE with an expanded offering for Toyota dealerships. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

loyalty/retention

Brail-based loyalty and promotion management tools company Unico Sistemas e Consultoria has been acquired by software management company Linx in a transaction valuing the company at $7.5 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

traditional media

newspaper publishing

Newspaper publisher The Sentinel Company has been acquired by AIM Media Midwest. The acquisition will see the Sentinel-Tribune integrated into AIM’s local publishing portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management, data management

Mobile operator and device management solutions company Mobilethink has been acquired by Enghouse Systems. The acquisition will provide Enghouse with an expanded international client base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

credit/risk

Cryptocurrency compliance solutions company Chainalysis has raised $16 million in a round of funding from Benchmark and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

data management

iLOOKABOUT, a provider of image data and analytics solutions, will acquire real estate boards technology platform Stratus Data Systems. The acquisition will provide iLOOKABOUT with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

UK-based personal investing platform Arkera has raised $5.6 million in a round of funding from XTX Markets and DOCOMO Digital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Blockchain project and sale management platform CoinList has raised $9.2 million in a round of funding from Polychain Capital, Digital Currency Group, and FBG Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering and sales divisions.

financial

eWallet acceptance solutions company GATE has raised $3.2 million in a round of funding from Orco Investments. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding research and development initiatives.

financial

Procurement insights platform Suplari has raised $10.3 million in a round of funding from Shasta Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, Workday Ventures, and Madrona Venture Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

healthcare

Data loss protection software company GeoLang has been acquired by Shearwater Group. The acquisition will see GeoLang integrated into Shearwaters’ information security and assurance business Xcina. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Digital health company Kaiku Health has raised $5.4 million in a round of funding from Debiopharm, Prodeko Ventures, and Reaktor Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

healthcare

Optical and ophthalmology cloud solutions company KIDE Clinical Systems has been acquired by Topcon Corporation. The acquisition will provide Topcon with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

The Netherlands-based healthcare imaging company RVC has been acquired by medical imaging solutions company Allegeir Medical IT. The acquisition will provide Allegeir with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

SaaS-based employee engagement company Sparta Sales has been acquired by customer relationship management company Lime Technologies. The acquisition will be complementary to Lime’s Sales Support solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

infrastructure

SaaS-based operations management platform BetterCloud has raised $60 million in a round of funding from Accel Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners, and Tribeca Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

infrastructure

Infrastructure management platform Comet.ml has raised $2.3 million in a round of funding from Trilogy Equity Partners, Two Sigma ventures, and Techstars Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

business services

credit/risk consulting

Due diligence and consulting services company American Mortgage Consultants has been acquired by Stone Point Capital. The acquisition will provide AMC with the resources for expanding its presence geographically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

credit/risk consulting

Governance, risk, and compliance services company Cordium has been acquired by ACA Compliance Group. The acquisition will provide Cordium with an expanded presence within the asset management and securities industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.