Sprout Social Buys Repustate for Sentiment Analysis

It’s an odd news day, Dear Reader, with the general items more interesting than the transactions.  To make room, I’ll combine the transactions here.  Social media management vendor Sprout Social has purchased.   AI-based sentimental analysis firm Repustate.  Oro has raised $13 million for its open-source B2B ecommerce platform.  Copilot announced a $10 million Series A to build client portals for service businesses.  Beaconstac has raised $25 million for QR codes, proving everything old is new.