- San Francisco-based Bagcheck, an online social shopping and sharing service headed by Sam Pullara, was acquired by Twitter. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
- Interactive games software firm Havok, which has offices in San Francisco, acquired Trinigy, a 3D game engine provider. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
- Okta, a developer of identity and access management software-as-service, raised $16.5M in a Series B financing round. According to the firm, the round came from Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Floodgate.
- Verinata Health, a firm developing diagnostic test for monitoring maternal and fetal health, secured $48.5M in a Series C funding round.
- Fremont-based Plimus, a developer of e-commerce software, was acquired by private equity firm Great Hill Partners. The deal was worth $115M. Great Hill said it acquired Plimus from Susquehanna Growth Equity LLC, Plimus founders, key mangaement, and employees.
- San Francisco-based bloomspot, an online service focused on driving businesses to local merchants, raised $40M in financing, consisting of $35M in a Series B equity funding, plus $5M in venture debt.
- Hotlink, a developer of systems management software, secured $10M in a Series A investment round. The round was led by Foundation Capital, and also included Leapfrog Ventures.