Expedia, Inc., (NASDAQ: EXPE) and SilverRail Technologies, Inc., today announced entry into a definitive agreement in which Expedia® will acquire a majority stake in SilverRail. SilverRail set out to solve rail’s most challenging technology problems and has been an important Expedia industry partner, helping to bring online booking for rail to Expedia’s customers.
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).
Medisafe®, the leading personalized medication management platform with over three and a half million patient and caregiver registered users, announced today that it has raised a $14.5M Series B funding round led by Octopus Ventures, and joined by M Ventures, to support the company's rapid growth and global expansion. Other investors participating from previous rounds include Pitango Venture Capital, 7wire ventures, lool Ventures, TriVentures and Qualcomm Ventures.
Mylestone, a company that makes memories accessible via Amazon's Alexa and other virtual assistants, has announced today that it has raised $2.5 million in new funding led by True Ventures with participation from Founder Collective, Boston Seed Capital, Converge Ventures and Mergelane. This brings Mylestone's total funding to $4.5M.
As per Paul English's blog post:
I am pleased to share that GV and Tenaya Ventures have added an additional $5M each to our Series B financing. This brings our Series B round to a total of $25M raised to support our continued development and expansion plans.
Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications solution for the modern global enterprise, today announced it has closed $104 million in financing led by Wellington Management Company LLP. This investment brings the company’s total funding to $304 million. The new capital will be used to continue expanding internationally and to fund product innovation for Fuze’s enterprise customer segment. Wellington Management Company LLP is joined by Greenspring Associates and existing investors Summit Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), and G20.