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HYP3R Raises $17 Million

HYP3R  announced that it has received $17 million in a series A financing round from Structure Capital, Rokk3r Fuel, Thayer Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank and other strategic investors. HYP3R's location-based marketing platform emphasizes the value of geofenced social media data.

ListenFirst Takes Strategic Investment

ListenFirst  announced that it has received a majority growth investment from Frontier Capital. This is the company's first outside investment since its founding in 2012.

Spredfast and Lithium Combine

Spredfast  and Lithium Technologies  have announced an agreement to merge their companies. The combined company will be privately held by Vista Equity Partners and led by Lithium CEO Pete Hess. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Upfluence Raises $3.6 Million

Upfluence  announced that it has raised $3.6 million in a series A round led by ISAI, with participation from French Partners. The company plans to use the money for continued hiring and product development with a focus on machine learning and data analysis.

Mynewsdesk Acquires Mention

Mynewsdesk  announced that it has acquired Mention  to add web and social media monitoring to its integrated communications and PR platform for SMBs. The existing Mention service will remain available for now. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Launched in 2003, Mynewsdesk joined NHST Media Group in 2008 and is currently active in the Nordics, UK, Germany, and USA. Mention claims 650,000 active business users in more than 125 countries.

SOCi Raises $10.5 Million

SOCi  announced that it has received $10.5 million series B funding round led by Vertical Venture Partners. Grayhawk Capital, Blossom Street Ventures and Tallwave Capital also participated. The company plans to focus on its product, development and customer success teams as it applies the investment to continued growth.

SOCi offers a marketing platform supporting social media and reputation management for multi-location brands.

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