TimeTrade Raises $6.3M in Series E Funding

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

TimeTrade, the leading provider of appointment-driven personalization, today announced that it recently closed $6.3 million in Series E funding.

The round, the largest in the company’s history, was led by new investor Origami Capital Partners and included participation from Ascent Venture Partners and the company’s other existing investors. TimeTrade will use the funds to extend its industry-leading platform with new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to bring the business benefits of its Customer Engagement Cloud to more enterprise customers.

Localytics Acquires Tapglue

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Localytics, the leading mobile engagement platform, today announced the acquisition of Berlin-based Tapglue, an API service to drive mobile user engagement through social features. The acquisition will further fuel Localytics’ operations in Europe with a new office in Berlin, which will be led by the Tapglue team. Additionally, the acquisition signals the merger of two Techstars Boston startup accelerator program graduates (Localytics in 2009, Tapglue in 2016).

Veracode Acquired by CA Technologies

Monday, March 6, 2017

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Veracode, a leader in securing web, mobile and third-party applications across the software development lifecycle, for approximately $614 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, and is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.

Examity Raises $21M in Funding

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Examity, the worldwide leader in proctoring and identity verification for online tests, today announced that it has secured a $21 million investment from University Ventures, an investment firm that backs entrepreneurs and institutions reimagining the future of higher education, and Inherent Group, an impact investment firm that supports companies addressing societal challenges. Examity will use the funds to expand its industry-leading online proctoring platform, which makes testing more efficient, secure, and convenient for higher education institutions and other organizations.

Celect Raises $10M in Series B Funding

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Celect, a market leader in predictive analytics and inventory optimization for retailers, announced today that it has closed $10M in Series B funding. Led by Activant Capital with participation from Fung Capital and August Capital, the funding will be used to extend momentum built in 2016 after closing the year with 2.5x revenue growth. In addition, Celect will accelerate product development to support growing customer demand and aggressively cultivating sales pipeline to seize on the current market opportunity.

THINKMD Raises Funding

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

DAI and THINKMD today announced a strategic partnership that will use DAI’s extensive international network to bring THINKMD’s digital health products to new markets. As part of this partnership, DAI led THINKMD’s latest financing round, joined by Fresh Tracks Capital and select private investors.

Grapevine Sells Majority Stake to Sun Seven Stars

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Grapevine, the world's leading end-to-end social media influencer marketing platform with more than 90,000 content creators generating 5.7 billion views per month, today announced an agreement under which global media group Sun Seven Stars will purchase a majority stake in the company. The deal is expected to close later this year and will aim to accelerate Grapevine's product development and expansion to new markets.