Boston Tech Roundup: Invaluable, DataMi, Acquia, XebiaLabs
[Updated 4:20 pm]
A quartet of deals, from fundraising to acquisition, to wrap up the week around the Boston-area innovation sector:
—Invaluable, a Boston-based online marketplace for auction houses, has raised $33.75 million. The Series D round was led by Insight Venture Partners, and included previous investors Ascent Venture Partners and Commonwealth Capital Ventures. The company notes that it recently inked partnership deals with eBay and EpaiLive, a large Asian auction site.
—TUBE Inc., a Chelmsford, MA-based startup spun out of Princeton University, has filed SEC paperwork for a $4 million Series A investment. The company appears to be developing a product called DataMi, which hasn’t launched yet, but it’s hiring mobile engineers. The Princeton page for DataMi describes a couple of its projects, including an app that helps consumers monitor the amount of mobile data they’ve used. The company is led by CEO Harjot Singh Saluja, previously of Airvana.
—Acquia is putting some of its recent $50 million investment haul to work. The Burlington, MA-based seller of website software for businesses has acquired TruCentric, a Toronto-based startup that helps clients collect and analyze website user data to personalize their marketing efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
—XebiaLabs, a Boston-based software company, has raised $12 million from Washington, DC-based growth equity firm Updata Partners. XebiaLabs sells software that helps other software developers test and implement their products faster. It’s a spin-out of Netherlands-based company Xebia. [Added this item]