Randstad To Acquire Monster Worldwide For $429M

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), a global leader in connecting jobs and people, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Randstad will acquire Monster. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Randstad will pay $3.40 per share in cash, or a total purchase price of approximately $429 million (enterprise value).

Drizly Raises $15M Series B Round of Funding

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Drizly, the technology company transforming the way alcohol is shopped, sold and shared online, today announced $15 million in Series B financing led by Polaris Partners with participation from existing investors. The new funding brings total investment in Drizly to $32.8 million and will be used to further drive the company’s rapid expansion and brand awareness, both in the U.S. and internationally.

Football Nation Acquires the Assets of Fancred

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

As reported by Yahoo! Finance:

 

Andrew Miller thinks there’s a big mistake that major sports media properties are making these days: They’re all giving social platforms like Facebook and Twitter their best content for free. “They’re getting their lunch eaten,” he says, by letting top writers put most of their hottest content—analysis, opinions and breaking news scoops—into tweets that don’t bring any money to the employer.

Dockwa Raises An Additional $2M In Seed Funding

Friday, July 8, 2016

Dockwa, an award-winning software company that has revolutionized the leisure boating and marina industry through a seamless reservation platform, announced today that it has raised $2 million in additional seed funding. Dockwa's innovative unified booking platform connects boaters and marinas in real time from coast to coast, allowing them to explore, reserve, and securely pay for a slip or mooring via the platform.

Google Capital Invests In Care.com

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Care.com, Inc. (NYSE: CRCM), the world’s largest online marketplace for finding and managing family care, today announced that Google Capital, a growth equity fund backed by Alphabet Inc. (NasdaqGS: GOOGL) has made a $46.35 million investment in the Company, which makes Google Capital the largest shareholder in Care.com. Laela Sturdy, a Partner at Google Capital, will join Care.com’s Board of Directors.

Nokia Acquires Withings

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Nokia has announced plans to acquire Withings S.A., a pioneer and leader in the connected health revolution with a family of award-winning digital health products and services to help people all over the world lead healthier, happier and more productive lives. Withings will be part of our Nokia Technologies business.

Circle Raises $60M In Funding

Thursday, June 23, 2016

As per Circle's blog post:  

Today, we announced two related milestones: a $60M strategic financing from a syndicate of major Chinese strategic investors; and the formation of Circle China, a new Beijing-based company focused on bringing the benefit of open, global, blockchain-powered social payments to Chinese consumers. We want to connect consumers using dollars, pounds, euro and renminbi the same way that the web, email and other protocols have connected consumers globally.

Strategic Financing

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