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.

Imprivata Agrees To Be Acquired By Private Equity Firm Thoma Bravo

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Imprivata® (NYSE: IMPR), the healthcare IT security company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm. Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of record will receive $19.25 in cash per share of Imprivata common stock, which represents a 33% premium to Imprivata’s last closing stock price of $14.50. The value of the transaction is approximately $544 million.

Modo Labs Raises Series B Round of Funding

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Recently, Education Growth Partners, headquartered in Stamford CT, completed a Series B round of investment in Modo Labs. EGP is the premier growth private equity firm dedicated solely to providing growth capital to proven, high potential education services companies that offer compelling growth solutions addressing unmet needs in training and education, specifically in K12, higher education, corporate and life-long learning sectors.

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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