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Battery Ventures buys NICE Systems’ Physical Security Business unit

Battery Ventures said Monday it has acquired the Physical Security Business Unit of NICE Systems. The deal is valued at up to $100 million. The Physical Security unit, which provides video- management, video-analytics and situation-management solutions, will be spun out into an independently operating business.

Catchpoint takes in $16 mln Series C

New York City-based Catchpoint Systems Inc, a provider of web and infrastructure performance monitoring solutions, has closed $16 million in Series C funding. The investors were Battery Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

SmarterHQ fetches $8 mln

Indianapolis-based retail marketing platform SmarterHQ has raised $8 million in funding. Simon Venture Group led the round with participation from other investors that included Battery Ventures.

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StellaService nabs $15 mln Series C

New York City-based StellaService, a provider of customer service ratings for online retailers, has secured $15 million in Series C funding. Comcast Ventures led the round with participation from Novel TMT, Toba Capital, Battery Ventures, Gotham Ventures, RRE Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners. 

VC-backed AppDynamics names Scott to board

Application intelligence provider AppDynamics has added David Scott to its board. Scott was a senior vice president and general manager of HP‘s global storage business. He is also the former president and CEO of 3PAR. AppDynamics’ backers include Battery Ventures, ClearBridge Investments, Sands Capital, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Institutional Venture Partners.

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LiveIntent scores $32.5 mln

New York e-mail marketing company LiveIntent has secured $32.5 million in funding. FTV Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Battery Ventures, First Round Capital and Shasta Ventures. In addition to the funding, Liron Gitig, a partner at FTV, has been added to LiveIntent’s board of directors.

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VC-backed Avalara buys VAT Applications

Avalara Inc. said Tuesday it acquired VAT Applications NV. Financial terms weren’t announced. VAT, of Brighton, United, Kingdom, develops compliance software and services for businesses. Investors of Avalara include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures and Arthur Ventures.

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Yesware nabs $13.3 mln

Yesware has raised $13.3 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. Foundry Group led the round with participation from Battery Ventures, Google Ventures, Golden Venture Partners and IDG Ventures. Based in Boston and San Francisco, Yesware is an all-in-one sales acceleration platform for salespeople.

 

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Homesuite picks up $2.3 mln

Furnished rental platform Homesuite has raised $2.3 million in seed funding. Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and Foundation Capital led the round.

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VC-backed Sprinklr buys NewBrand

Sprinklr has acquired NewBrand, a provider of location-specific text analytics software. No financial terms were disclosed. Sprinklr’s backers include Battery Ventures, Intel Capital and Iconiq Capital.

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Mirror pulls in $8.8 mln Series A

San Francisco-based Mirror, a peer-to-peer trading platform that uses bitcoin, has raised $8.8 million in Series A funding. Route 66 Ventures led the round with participation from return backers that include RRE Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Battery Ventures and Tim Draper. In conjunction with the funding, Pascal Bouvier, a general partner at Route 66 Ventures, has been added to the company’s board.

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Coupa Software scores $80 mln

Cloud-based financial applications provider Coupa Software has raised $80 million in funding. T. Rowe Price Associates Inc and Iconiq Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Premji Invest, Crosslink Capital, Battery Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Rally Ventures. Also, Qatalyst Partners was the placement agent.

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VC-baced Avalara acquires EZtax

Avalara has bought EZtax, a tax compliance solutions provider for the telecommunication sector. No financial terms were disclosed. Avalara’s backers include Sageview Capital, Battery Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Technology Crossover Ventures and Arthur Ventures.

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CrediFi nabs $8 mln

New York and Israel-based CrediFi, a big data platform for commercial real estate finance, has secured $8 million in funding. Battery Ventures led the round with participation from Carmel Ventures and OurCrowd.

VC-backed Interana appoints VP of engineering

Menlo Park, California-based Interana, a provider of self-service analytics for event data, has named Rich Sanzi as vice president of engineering. Previously, Sanzi worked at NetApp, where he served as vice president of engineering. Interana is backed by Battery Ventures, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Index Ventures, SV Angel and Y Combinator.

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