Alyce Raises $5.3M in Funding

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Alyce, Inc., whose AI-powered “nail the perfect gift” engagement platform was founded to disrupt the $120 billion business gifting market, today announced a $5.3 million financing round to aggressively expand the platform and accelerate sales.

Alyce customers leverage human-enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) for gifting superpowers to send the perfect gift to their most important prospects, customers or employees, selected from over 30,000 products on the Alyce marketplace.

Devoted Health Raises $62M in Funding

Monday, October 23, 2017

As reported by Xconomy:

Devoted Health, a new healthcare company created by former Athenahealth leaders, has raised nearly $62 million from investors, according to a document filed with the SEC.

Devoted has now raised a total of $69 million from Venrock and other groups and individual investors, spokesman Kenneth Baer said in an e-mail to Xconomy... READ MORE

SidelineSwap Raises $2M in Seed Extension

Monday, October 16, 2017

SidelineSwap, the online marketplace for sports gear and equipment, today announces a $2 million seed extension funding round. Investors include Global Founders Capital, Haystack Partners, Riverpark Ventures and Fullstack Sports Ventures, along with the former CEO of Etsy Maria Thomas, the Formula One Managing Director and The Players’ Impact—a group of Olympians and professional athletes from the NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL.

Jobcase Raises $7 Million in Series A Funding

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Jobcase, the only social media platform dedicated to empowering America's workforce, announced today that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Savano Capital Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm. With a team that now numbers 115 (predominantly data analysts, data scientists and software engineers), Jobcase has grown exponentially since its founding and today stands at over 75 million registered members.

KAYAK Acquires Brazilian Metasearch Site Mundi's Assets

Monday, August 7, 2017

As reported by Travolution:

Travel search engine Kayak has announced the asset purchase of Brazilian online metasearch engine Mundi.

The deal gives Kayak ownership of the Mundi domain and site technology and will see it adopt Kayak’s technology for website, which has around one million users.

The Priceline Group Completes the Acquisition of Momondo Group

Monday, July 24, 2017

The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced plan to acquire the Momondo Group in a cash transaction whereby The Priceline Group acquired all outstanding shares of the Momondo Group for approximately $550 million. The Momondo Group, which operates momondo, a leading European travel meta engine that offers flights, hotels and car rentals, and Cheapflights, a leading global flight comparison and travel deals publishing platform, will roll under The Priceline Group's leading travel meta brand, KAYAK.

KAYAK Acquires Swoodoo

Thursday, May 6, 2010

As reported by TechCrunch:

German travel search engine Swoodoo has been acquired by the leading U.S. flight search engine Kayak.

Although Kayak has lots of cash in the bank and is a major player in the US, it is still not well known in Europe, hence its need to make an incursion here. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed but we hear on the grapevine that T-Venture and Deutsche Telekom were “very happy with the Exit”.