ExactTarget, interactive marketing solutions provider, announced the acquisition of Pardot, a marketing automation provider, for $95.5 million, and iGoDigital, web personalized solutions provider, for $21 million.
getTalent, a company providing candidate engagement tools for recruiters has raised $2.6 million in funding.
IBM has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a publicly held HR solutions and consulting company. The agreement is for a cash transaction of $46 per share or a net price of approximately $1.3 billion. IBM will use the acquisition to strengthen its leadership in helping clients embrace social business capabilities and leverage the large amount of social data created every day.
CloudPhysics, a comopany that specializes in Data Center Analytics has raised $2.5 million from the Mayfield Fund and VMware Co-Founders Diane Greene and Mendel Rosenblum. CloudPhysics is building an analytics platform for monitoring performance of data center technology.
AtTask, a company that has traditionally been known for its collaborative workplace and project management solutions has raised $13 million. Sources close to the deal say that the capital will be used to further "socialize" their offering to better compete in the crowded collaboration software space.
ParStream has raised $5.6 million in a Series A round led by Khosla Ventures. ParStream has developed technology that uses in-memory and massive parallel processing to do real-time analysis. Other funds included in the round: Baker Capital, Crunch Fund, Data Collective, and Tola Capital.
SocialPandas, a company focused on social CRM tools for sales people raises $1.5 Million in a seed round led by True Ventures. The company co-founded by Mark Trang, formerly of Salesforce.com promises to focus on the "forgotten sales person."
InsideSales.com, a company that typically been phone for sales force automation and click-to-dial technology, built on and around the Salesforce.com platform, has raised $4 million from Hummer Winblad in a Series A Round. The capital will be used to grow its big data analytics sales force automation technology.
As the dust settles from the recent Eloqua IPO, founder Mark Organ has emerged to launch Influitive, a cloud-based customer advocate platform designed to help companies generate qualified leads, has raised $3.75 Million in a massive seed round. 11 investors participated in the round including the First Round Capital, Lightspeed Ventures, New Enterprise Associates and Relay Ventures.
Eloqua, revenue performance management solutions provider, announced today the close of its initial public offering of 8,000,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $11.50. The underwriters exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 1,200,000 shares of common stock, bringing the total initial public offering size to 9,200,000 shares.