Venture Capital / M&A

Super Connect initiative launched to enable high growth startups to access larger organisations and funders

Super Connect initiative launched to enable high growth startups to access larger organisations and funders

November 12, 2018 - A new national initiative today launches in the UK delivered by tech super connectors Empact Ventures and Hays UK&I, the leading recruitment experts that aims to support high growth potential tech startups and scale-ups to access decision-makers at larger organisations.

IBM To Acquire Red Hat, Completely Changing The Cloud Landscape And Becoming World's #1 Hybrid Cloud Provider

IBM To Acquire Red Hat, Completely Changing The Cloud Landscape And Becoming World's #1 Hybrid Cloud Provider

ARMONK, N.Y. and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), the world's leading provider of open source cloud software, announced today that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion.

Accenture Acquires DAZ Systems, Inc. to Strengthen Its Oracle Cloud ERP Services, Expand Capabilities to Help Clients Become Intelligent Enterprises

Accenture Acquires DAZ Systems, Inc. to Strengthen Its Oracle Cloud ERP Services, Expand Capabilities to Help Clients Become Intelligent Enterprises

NEW YORK; Oct. 21, 2018Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired DAZ Systems, Inc., a provider of Oracle ERP Cloud services with broad experience and assets that help organizations deploy and integrate enterprise performance management and human capital management applications.

Series F for Foursquare - Announcing Foursquare’s latest investment round led by Simon Ventures, Naver Corp. and Union Square Ventures

Series F for Foursquare - Announcing Foursquare’s latest investment round led by Simon Ventures, Naver Corp. and Union Square Ventures

October 3, 2018 - Jeff Glueck [pictured], CEO of Foursquare, writes: Today, we announce the first close of a new round of equity funding: $33M co-led by strategic investors Simon Ventures and Naver Corp. and by Union Square Ventures. (The first close of $25M occurred on Friday, we anticipate a secondary close of at least $8M by year’s end.)

TapClicks Adds $10M Investment from Boathouse Capital

TapClicks Adds $10M Investment from Boathouse Capital

SAN JOSE, Calif., and Wayne, PA., September 26, 2018TapClicks, the global SaaS leader in marketing analytics, reporting and workflow, today announced a $10 million investment from Boathouse Capital, a private equity firm with over $350 million under management. The funding will drive customer and revenue growth through product innovations and accelerated sales and marketing.