Influitive has acquired social inbox company Engagio. Engagio lets users track “online conversations in one place.” Influitive raised $7.3 million in funding this past December and the company’s founder Mark Organ sold his previous company Eloqua to Oracle for $871 million shortly after that. The terms of the cash-and-stock deal for Engagio was undisclosed. All 5 employees of Engagio including the founder and CEO William Mougayar will join Influitive. The technologies that Engagio developed will be integrated into Influitive’s AdvocateHub platform.
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Sightly is a local video platform that has raised $5.6 million in venture capital. Sightly is known for pioneering a way for consumers and local businesses to connect in engaging ways. Their video platform helps businesses get found and discovered by consumers. Bright Capital Digital led this round of funding. Foresight Ventures participated in this round and so did existing investors Floodgate, Tomorrow Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Mack Capital, and 500 Startups.
Ness Computing has been working on creating a selective search engine, and have raised $5 million in funding. The investors include Vinod Khosla and Ramy Adeeb (of Khosla Ventures), Alsop Louie Partners, Bullpen Capital and a co-founder of Palantir Technologies, as well as angel investors. TechCrunch reports that the search engine will be located at likeness.com, and combines data from your online likes with a search engine to provide a search designed with your preferences in mind. Corey Reese, CEO of Ness, explains that while Google organized data, likeness.com is about “organizing opportunities.”
Proformative is an online resource for corporate finance executives that has raised $1.1 million in Series A funding. This round of funding was led by Bullpen Capital and Mike Maples of Floodgate. Proformative plans on using the funding to accelerate their expansion. Below is a press release from the company:
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Assistly is a customer relationship management software company that has raised $3 million in a second round of funding. Assistly mashes up different forms of communication in one interface. These methods of communication include e-mail, phone calls, Twitter, and Facebook. Assistly started in 2009 and this is co-founder Alex Bard’s second customer service company. Bard previously sold a company to AOL called Goowy Media.
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