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September 21, 2018

Boston Tech Deals Roundup - Acquisitions and Funding News (September 10 - September 21)

Here’s your look at the acquisition and funding news in Boston tech from September 10th to September 21st!


Acquisitions

 

ProftiWell acquired BTMetrics, the first subscription financial metrics product built for Braintree Payments.
Location: Boston

ProfitWell is Prnow hiring! Check out their BIZZpage

 

GoDaddy, a leading provider of domain names, acquires Cognate, a startup that stores IP documents on the blockchain.
Location: Cambridge

GoDaddy is now hiring! Check out their BIZZpage

 

Orbital Insight, the leader in geospatial analytics, announced today that it has acquired FeatureX, a privately-held, Boston-based artificial intelligence company. The acquisition brings new talent to Orbital Insight’s expert team and expands the company’s geographic footprint into Boston.
Location: Boston

 


New Funds

 

Alumni Ventures Group, a Manchester, NH-based venture capital firm, has opened four new funds for accredited investors. The funds now available for investment include: Elite Engineers Fund, which invests in ventures led by alums of top engineering schools; the B-School Fund, which invests in top business school grads; Little Ivy Ventures, which pools capital from alumni of Bowdoin, Middlebury, Amherst, Williams, and Tufts to back startups founded by fellow alums from those ecosystems; the Midwest Value Fund, which creates venture portfolios in opportunities outside California, New York, and Massachusetts.

Location: Manchester, NH

 

 

Funding

 

 Indigo Ag, Inc., a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet, announces the launch of Indigo Marketplace™, along with the close of a $250M Series E funding round. Indigo Marketplace allows the company to further its vision for decommoditizing agriculture to better support grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health.
Investors: Baillie Gifford, Investment Corporation of Dubai, the Alaska Permanent Fund, and Flagship Pioneering.
Location: Charlestown

Indigo is now hiring! Check out their BIZZpage

 

Automation testing startup mabl has finished their Series A round earlier this year.
Investors: GV, Charles River Partners, and Amplify Partners.
Location: Boston

mabl is now hiring! Check out their BIZZpage

 

Tamr previously raised $18M earlier this year. Tamr’s full stack, AI-powered software solution unifies disparate datasets by generating a “table of contents” for data.
Investors: Pear Tree Partners and Granite Hill Capital Partners
Location: Cambridge

 

 

Wasabi is a cloud storage company delivering low-cost, fast, and reliable cloud storage founded by Carbonite founding team David Friend and Jeff Flowers.
Investors: Forestay Capital
Location: Boston

 

 

Lunewave, a startup with presence in Boston that is building new sensors to power autonomous vehicles and 5G wireless networks, announced on Thursday that it has raised $5 million in seed funding to develop radar and antenna technologies for self-driving cars.
Investors: BMW i Ventures and Baidu Ventures
Location: Boston

 


Colin Barry is an Editor & Staff Writer to VentureFizz. Follow him on Twitter @ColinKrash