Takes, a company that developed an online sports creator app where fans unite online to watch games live and socialize through short, user-created content, raises $1.6MM Seed from Riccardo Silva.
Apps • San Francisco, CA • Post-Money Valuation
Virgin Voyages, a lifestyle travel company that operates a cruise line, raises $550MM Equity Funding from Ares Management.
Cruises • Plantation, FL • Post-Money Valuation
Noetik, an AI-native biotechnology company that leverages advanced machine learning methods to discover and develop cancer immunotherapies, raises $14MM Seed from DCVC.
Artificial Intelligence • South San Francisco, CA • Post-Money Valuation
Trident Digital Group, a firm that provides a platform that allows lenders and borrowers to connect transparently, raises $8MM Seed from New Form.
Platform • Stamford, CT • Post-Money Valuation
Ascend Elements, a company that manufactures battery materials using elements reclaimed from discarded lithium-ion batteries, raises $460MM Series D from Decarbonization Partners.
Batteries • Westborough, MA • Post-Money Valuation
Pfingsten acquires Pacific Lasertec, a manufacturer of lasers and laser-based subsystems including Helium Neon and solid state light sources.
Electronics • San Marcos, CA • Deal
Liberty Media to acquire QuintEvents, a company that provides official ticket and hospitality packages.
Commercial Services • Charlotte, NC • Deal
Francisco Partners invests in Accela, a software solutions provider for governments.
SaaS • San Ramon, CA • Deal
Precision Drilling acquires CWC Energy Services, a company that provides drilling rigs and service rigs to established oil and gas producers.
Oil & Gas • Alberta, Canada • Deal
Thoma Bravo to acquire NextGen Healthcare, a provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions.
Health Care Technology • Irvine, CA • Deal