Slyce buys VC-backed Pounce app

Toronto-based visual search tech firm Slyce said Tuesday that it has acquired BuyCode for a total consideration of $5 million. Based in Tel Aviv, BuyCode is the developer of the Pounce mobile commerce app, which was backed by Entrée Capital, Gigi Levy and Plus Ventures.


Bally agrees to buy VC-backed Dragonplay

Bally Technologies has agreed to buy Israeli social casino firm Dragonplay for approximately $100 million. The transaction is expected to close in July 2014. The Raine Group provided financial advice to Dragonplay on the deal. Dragonplay was backed by Accel Partners, Entrée Capital and Founder Collective.

Kawola Joins Harvest Automation as CEO

Harvest Automation, a company developing practical robots for the agriculture industry, has appointed John Kawola as CEO. Current CEO Charles Grinnell will assume the role of COO. Backed by Entrée Capital, Founder Collective, Life Sciences Partners, Cultivian Ventures, and Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation, Harvest Automation is headquartered outside of Boston, Mass.

Accel Partners Backs Games Developer Dragonplay

Israel-based Dragonplay, a free-to-play social games developer for smartphones and social networks, has raised $14 million in a Series A funding from Accel Partners. The company will use the investment from Accel to expand its existing portfolio of games on Android and Facebook, launch on new platforms including iOS, grow its team and game development […]

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