Playbite, a firm that develops and designs social gaming platform, raises $1M Equity Funding from Grishin Robotics.
Games • Frisco, TX • Post-Money Valuation
Oxide Computer, a provider of cloud server solutions for businesses, raises $44MM Series A from Eclipse.
Cloud • Emeryville, CA • Post-Money Valuation
Vizient acquires PrefTech, a firm that designs and develops cloud-based software.
Cloud • Reston, VA • Deal
Clariant intends to acquire Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, a firm that develops and provides ingredients for the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Ingredients • Quebec, Canada
Performant Capital invests in SquadUP, a company that developed a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform.
Tickets • Los Angeles, CA • Deal
WestView invests in Roko Labs, a software development company that offers end-to-end digital products and services, from product strategy and requirements analysis to hosting enterprise platforms and applications for clients with limited internal operational resources.
Enterprise Software • New York, NY • Deal
Appian Capital invests in Urbix, a company that produces natural battery grade graphite for use in electric vehicles and battery storage systems.
Batteries • Mesa, AR • Deal
Animoca Brands acquires Azarus, a company that develops blockchain-based competitive gaming platform.
Blockchain • San Francisco, CA • Deal
The Futurum Group acquires Business Podcast Network, a media company that creates business podcasts.
Podcast • Oakland, CA • Deal
CPL acquires Makovich & Pusti Architects, a full service architecture, interior design, and planning firm.
Architecture • Berea, OH • Deal