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closed 4/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Episodic Inc.

synopsis: Google has acquired video arena, Episodic, Inc. Episodic is a platform for hosting "live and on-demand" video. The Episodic team will join Google and continue its work to bring a great video experience to the Web, mobile phones and IPTV devices.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Episodic Inc.
Episodic is the most comprehensive platform for broadcasting live and on-demand video to the web or any web-enabled device. The platform spans the video value chain, providing everything publishers and marketers need to manage, track and monetize video content.
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closed 4/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Imagine Communications, acquired Digital Rapids

synopsis: Imagine Communications, a portfolio company of The Gores Group and a market share leader of software and networking solutions serving the global media and entertainment markets, has acquired Digital Rapids, an award-winning innovator in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies.
buyer parent:Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications Corp., is a global leader of software and networking solutions to more than 3,000 media, broadcast, service provider, government and enterprise customers spanning 185 countries.
target: Digital Rapids
Digital Rapids connects content to opportunity, providing market-leading solutions, technology and expertise that enable media organizations and professionals to bring video to wider audiences more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably.
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announced 4/11/2011 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., will acquire ioko365 Ltd

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a premium software and technology services provider for multi-screen video delivery, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the capital stock of ioko365 Ltd ("ioko"). ioko develops and manages digital media platforms for media & entertainment, telco and cable companies worldwide.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc.(:$214.93)
KIT digital is a premium provider of end-to-end video technology and services. The KIT Platform, the company's cloud-based software solution, helps enterprise, media & entertainment and network operator clients to produce, manage and deliver multi-screen social video experiences to audiences.
target: ioko365 Ltd
ioko365 Ltd provides end-to-end managed cloud-based platform solutions for multi-screen video delivery over connected Internet Protocol devices to tier-one telco, cable, media and entertainment companies around the world.
price($mm)[EV]
$91 [$91]
rev ($mm)
$67
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.9x
closed 2/22/2011 via BusinessWire

VBrick Systems, Inc., acquired Fliqz, Inc.

synopsis: Enterprise IP video leader VBrick Systems has announced it has acquired the assets of Fliqz Media Corporation, a leading provider of video solutions that enable websites, blogs and social platforms to offer dazzling video while maximizing a website’s search engine rankings.
buyer: VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick Systems is the leader in Enterprise IP Video, with over 9,000 corporate, education and government customers and 60,000 installations worldwide. VBrick solutions work over standard IP networks and the Internet to enable the creation, publishing and distribution of rich media content.
target: Fliqz, Inc.
As the leader in full-service, plug-and-play video solutions, Fliqz is committed to providing powerful yet intuitive video solutions that can be easily customized, effortlessly deployed, and seamlessly integrated.
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closed 10/17/2011 via PR Newswire

Livecam Mobile merged with AppTech Corp,

synopsis: AppTech Corp is pleased to announce that the company is now officially operating as one with Livecam Mobile. Founded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2007, Livecam Mobile has concentrated exclusively on building mobile apps and developing a state of the art product line based upon live mobile video technologies.
buyer: AppTech Corp(APCX:$0.01)
AppTech Corp., based in The Woodlands, Texas, specializes in the worldwide marketing and distribution of mobile smartphone and web-centric applications created by independent developers around the globe.
target: Livecam Mobile
Livecam Mobile has concentrated exclusively on building mobile apps and developing a state of the art product line based upon live mobile video technologies, which have been approved for use in Apple iOS, Android, Facebook, and Qualcomm´s BREW MP application platforms.
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closed 9/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

Copper.io, acquired Pandastream Limited

synopsis: Copper.io, a provider of cloud management tools, acquired a video platform Pandastream. Pandastream is a video platform that runs on AWS and supports multiple video codecs.
buyer: Copper.io
Copper.io is a full stack developer toolset. Copper.io provides tools and support to help deploy, operate and monitor apps in the Cloud.
target parent: MediaCore Inc.
target: Pandastream Limited
Panda is a cloud-based platform that provides video and audio encoding infrastructure. It features lightning fast encoding, and broad support for a huge number of video and audio codecs.
price ($mm)
$2.24
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closed 7/22/2011 via Reuters

The Astonishing Tribe, acquired JayCut AB

synopsis: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's The Astonishing Tribe has bought Swedish video editing company JayCut and hinted the operation will work on features for its PlayBook tablet computer. JayCut AB is an online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. Its customers include some of the world's leading brands.
buyer parent:Research In Motion
buyer: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology.
target: JayCut AB
JayCut AB is a Swedish online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. JayCut's customers include some of the world's leading brands, and the company has recieved some of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
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closed 3/23/2011 via Market Wire

Polycom Inc., acquired Accordent Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Polycom, Inc., a global leader in unified communications, announced the acquisition of Accordent Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of video content management and delivery solutions. Polycom expects this acquisition to be neutral to earnings in 2011 and slightly accretive to earnings in 2012.
buyer: Polycom Inc.(PLCM:$1,392.63)
Polycom, Inc. is a global leader in unified communications solutions with industry-leading telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions built on open standards.
target: Accordent Technologies, Inc.
Accordent Technologies provides Enterprise Video Management solutions that enable organizations to inform, train and engage audiences online. The Accordent Enterprise Video Management platform addresses the complete content lifecycle of all video assets regardless of source or format.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$9
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EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired QuickPlay Media Inc.

synopsis: QuickPlay Media Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based infrastructure for premium media services, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of a majority of its outstanding equity interests to investment funds affiliated with Madison Dearborn Partners LLC.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care.
target: QuickPlay Media Inc.
QuickPlay Media is the leading provider of solutions for the distribution of premium video to portable wireless devices. QuickPlay’s OpenVideo platform provides the most secure and flexible way for companies to deliver engaging multi-screen entertainment experiences.
price ($mm)
$100
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closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., acquired Unicorn Media, Inc

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading global provider of cloud services for video, announced it has completed its acquisition of Unicorn Media, a leading provider of cloud video ad insertion technology.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc.(BCOV:$104.49)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform.
target: Unicorn Media, Inc
Unicorn Media, Inc. is the leading provider of Internet video solutions that enable companies to maximize IP video profitability. Their patented technology, Unicorn Once™, allows customers to ingest video content one time and deliver it to every Internet-connected device via a single URL.
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$51
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closed 5/4/2011 via PR Newswire

SDL International, acquired Calamares

synopsis: SDL plc, the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, announced the acquisition of Calamares, an internationally recognized cloud-based platform that allows enterprises to centrally compose, enrich, publish and distribute video and other rich-media assets.
buyer: SDL International (SDLLF:$229.00)
SDL is the leader in Global Information Management solutions, which provide increased business agility to enterprises by accelerating the delivery of high-quality multilingual content to global markets.
target: Calamares
Calamares is an internationally recognized cloud-based platform that allows enterprises to centrally compose, enrich, publish and distribute video and other rich-media assets. Calamares supports all media platforms, systems and devices.
price ($mm)
$2.10
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Kyte

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based video asset management solutions (VAMS) for multi-screen delivery, has acquired San Francisco-based Kyte, the 360° video platform for live and on-demand content that enables media companies and marketers to engage audiences across online, mobile, and social platforms.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc.(:$214.93)
KIT digital is a leading global provider of video asset management solutions for multi-screen IP-based delivery. KIT VX-one, the company's family of end-to-end software platform solutions, enables enterprise clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets.
target: Kyte
Founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, Kyte's advanced mobile distribution and social media integration capabilities enable media companies and enterprises to reach, engage and monetize audiences.
price ($mm)
$4.82
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
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closed 9/23/2010 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired ExtendMedia

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held ExtendMedia, a leading provider of software-based Content Management Systems (CMS) that manage the entire lifecycle of video content through monetization for pay media and ad-supported business models.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
target: ExtendMedia
ExtendMedia provides OpenCASE, a carrier-grade platform for managing, publishing and monetizing video across PCs, televisions and mobile devices. With OpenCASE, network operators, media companies and consumer electronics companies can launch streaming and downloadable video services.
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Kewego SA

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based video asset management solutions, has acquired Paris-based Kewego AS. Kewego provides enterprises, media operators, and communication agencies with professional IP-based, multi-screen video asset management solutions for managing, broadcasting and monetizing videos.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc.(:$214.93)
KIT digital is a leading global provider of video asset management solutions for multi-screen IP-based delivery. KIT VX-one, the company's family of end-to-end software platform solutions, enables enterprise clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets.
target: Kewego SA
Founded in 2003, Kewego provides enterprises, media operators, and communication agencies with professional IP-based, multi-screen video asset management solutions for managing, broadcasting and monetizing videos on IP connected devices, including PCs, mobile phones, iPads and connected TVs.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

PresentAll Inc. merged with Title Consulting Services Inc.,

synopsis: Title Consulting Services, Inc. (TITL ) is pleased to announce that the company's merger with PresentAll has been finalized. PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
buyer: Title Consulting Services Inc.(TITL:$0.00)
Title Consulting Services, Inc. is an Accu Title Agency that does real estate closing, escrow services, and title insurance agency in Florida. Title Consulting Services provides real estate closing services and issues property title insurance policies that serve the real estate industry.
target: PresentAll Inc.
PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
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announced 3/3/2014 via PR Newswire

ShutterStock, will acquire WebDAM Solutions

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WebDAM, a leading provider of web-based digital asset management software.
buyer: ShutterStock(SSTK:$235.52)
Shutterstock is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. Its collection of premium photos, illustrations, and vectors combined with a selection of innovative, user-friendly subscription plans has made Shutterstock a trusted resource for an expanding global customer base.
target: WebDAM Solutions
WebDAM Solutions' flagship application, WebDAM, provides creative teams with online tools for storing, managing, archiving, searching, retrieving, and distributing digital files throughout an organization.
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Perceptive Software, Inc., acquired Twistage, Inc

synopsis: Perceptive Software has acquired Twistage. Twistage offers an industry-leading, pure cloud software platform for managing video, audio and image content. Twistage's technology enables customers to securely ingest rich media in virtually any format, manage, and deliver content within their firewalls and outside the walls of their networks.
buyer parent:Lexmark International, Inc.
buyer: Perceptive Software, Inc.
Perceptive Software, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise content management software that helps organizations easily manage the entire lifecycle of their documents and content, simplifying their business processes, and fueling greater operational efficiency.
target: Twistage, Inc
Twistage offers an industry-leading, pure cloud software platform for managing video, audio and image content. Twistage's technology enables customers to securely ingest rich media in virtually any format, manage, and deliver content within their firewalls and outside the walls of their networks.
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closed 7/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Open Text Corporation, acquired eMotion, Inc.

synopsis: Open Text Corporation, a leading provider of Enterprise Content Management software, announced the acquisition of eMotion LLC from Corbis Corporation. The eMotion division will become part of Open Text's Artesia Digital Media Group.
buyer: Open Text Corporation(OTEX:$1,363.34)
Open Text, the enterprise content management leader, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. Open Text brings together leading Content Experts(TM) to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, manage compliance and improve competitiveness.
target parent: Corbis Corporation
target: eMotion, Inc.
eMotion, Inc., a leading provider of digital asset management software and hosted services eMotion, Inc. is a global provider of digital asset management software and hosted services, with a wide range of customers.
price ($mm)
$3.60
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closed 1/27/2011 via PR Newswire

TKH Group NV, acquired Optelecom-NKF Inc.

synopsis: Optelecom-NKF, Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition by TKH Group N.V. Optelecom-NKF is a global supplier of advanced video surveillance solutions. Its range includes IP cameras, video servers/codecs, network video recorders, fiber transmission equipment, video management software, and video analytics.
buyer: TKH Group NV(NL:TWEKA:$0.00)
Technology company TKH Group N.V. in the Netherlands, is an internationally active group of companies that specialises in creating and supplying innovative Telecom, Building and Industrial Solutions.
target: Optelecom-NKF Inc.
Optelecom-NKF is a global supplier of advanced video surveillance solutions. Its range includes IP cameras, video servers/codecs, network video recorders, fiber transmission equipment, video management software, and video analytics.
price($mm)[EV]
$9.20 [$20]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
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closed 11/18/2010 via Market Wire

Juniper Networks, acquired Blackwave, Inc.

synopsis: Juniper Networks announced it has acquired the intellectual property assets of Blackwave, an innovator in Internet video storage and delivery infrastructure, further enhancing the company's solutions for delivering Internet video content with exceptional scale, performance and efficiency.
buyer: Juniper Networks(JNPR:$4,536.30)
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking.
target: Blackwave, Inc.
Blackwave Systems use Blackwave Chorus™ software with tuned industry-standard hardware to simplify IP video delivery and reduce costs. The Blackwave solution simplifies the integration, management, and expansion of IP video delivery infrastructure.
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closed 4/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Episodic Inc.

synopsis: Google has acquired video arena, Episodic, Inc. Episodic is a platform for hosting "live and on-demand" video. The Episodic team will join Google and continue its work to bring a great video experience to the Web, mobile phones and IPTV devices.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Episodic Inc.
Episodic is the most comprehensive platform for broadcasting live and on-demand video to the web or any web-enabled device. The platform spans the video value chain, providing everything publishers and marketers need to manage, track and monetize video content.
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closed 2/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Spider.io

synopsis: Spider.io has been acquired by Google. Spider.io is a startup that specialized in weeding out fraudulent clicks around online ads. The three-year old company has tech that will help Google identify bad behavior around their content in video and display ads on the web, to help them get a more accurate picture of what is and isn’t succeeding.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Spider.io
Spider.io is a startup that specialized in weeding out fraudulent clicks around online ads. Spider.io’s tech is designed specifically to detect attacks originating from PCs infected by malware.
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closed 2/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired SlickLogin

synopsis: Google has acquired SlickLogin, which allows users to access their secured accounts by utilizing smartphones. The company enables users to authenticate their accounts by placing their smartphones near computers\tablets. It verifies that user’s smartphone is in proximity to their device using its proprietary technology.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target parent: UpWest Labs
target: SlickLogin
SlickLogin allows users to access their secured accounts by utilizing smartphones. The company enables users to authenticate their accounts by placing their smartphones near computers\tablets. It verifies that user’s smartphone is in proximity to their device using its proprietary technology.
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closed 1/27/2014 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired DeepMind

synopsis: Google has agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd. DeepMind combines the best techniques from machine learning and systems neuroscience to build powerful general-purpose learning algorithms.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: DeepMind
DeepMind is a cutting edge artificial intelligence company. They combine the best techniques from machine learning and systems neuroscience to build powerful general-purpose learning algorithms.
price ($mm)
$401
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closed 1/16/2014 via PE Hub

Google Inc., acquired Impermium

synopsis: Impermium has announced its acquisition by Google. Impermium is a cybersecurity technology startup that protects over 1.5M sites and has processed over 8 billion total transactions. The company’s advanced risk-evaluation platform improves account management by identifying fraudulent registrations, compromised logins, and risky transactions.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Impermium
Impermium is a cybersecurity technology startup that protects over 1.5M sites and has processed over 8 billion total transactions. The company’s advanced risk-evaluation platform improves account management by identifying fraudulent registrations, compromised logins, and risky transactions.
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closed 1/7/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Google Inc., acquired BitSpin

synopsis: The Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant, Google, has quietly acquired Bitspin, the Zurich-based maker of the Timely clock app. The app, which is available on Google’s Play store, provides an array of stylish chronological functions—including an alarm clock, stopwatch and timer—for mobile devices running the Android operating system.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: BitSpin
BitSpin is a small team of developers in Switzerland that developed the Timely Alarm Clock. Timely offers a simplified way for people to use their alarm clocks. It also offers synchronisation across multiple devices, and high quality sounds composed by aspiring artist, Sunyo.
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closed 10/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired FlexyCore

synopsis: Google, a provider of search and advertising services, has acquired the French startup FlexyCore, a creator of innovative software solutions for smartphones. FlexyCore is best known for its Android performance boosting solution DroidBooster.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: FlexyCore
FlexyCore creates innovative software solutions for smartphones and sell two products. FlexyCore’s main product, DroidBooster, is designed to boost the performance of Android devices, in terms of speed and battery life. Ispectrum is a Java SDK for iPhone.
price ($mm)
$22
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$0
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EV / rev
46.9x
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closed 10/10/2013 via PR Newswire

Google Inc., acquired Flutter

synopsis: WI Harper Group, one of China's first venture capital firms with an exclusive focus on early and expansion stage technology companies, announceed the acquisition of Flutter by Google. Flutter leverages computer vision matched with hand detection to allow users to control computers & mobile devices through simple hand gestures.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Flutter
Flutter software is involved in the development of gesture recognition technology. It interprets gestures made by users in front of their webcams to control programs.
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closed 9/16/2013 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Bump Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Bump Technologies Inc., a company that builds mobile applications and application programming interfaces (APIs), has been acquired by Google, a top web property in all major global markets.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Bump Technologies, Inc.
Bump Technologies builds mobile applications and application programming interface (APIs) that allow two smartphones to identify one another and connect by simply being bumped together. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Mountain View, California.
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closed 9/4/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Google Inc., acquired WIMM Labs Incorporated

synopsis: Internet search giant Google Inc. has purchased WIMM Labs, a wearable technology firm, that enables developers and licensees to build various wearable applications and devices. The company provides resources to create software and accessories for developers on its platform.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: WIMM Labs Incorporated
WIMM Labs Incorporated offers a wearable platform that enables developers and licensees to build various wearable applications and devices. The company provides resources to create software and accessories for developers on its platform.
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closed 6/11/2013 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired waze Mobile

synopsis: Google Inc bought Israeli mapping startup Waze, acquiring an online real-time mapping service to safeguard Google's own lead in one of the most crucial aspects of smartphone usage.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: waze Mobile
Waze is a social mobile application that enables drivers to build and use real-time road intelligence. The service includes constantly-updated road maps, alerts on traffic and accidents, and data providing users with the fastest route to get to wherever they need to go for free.
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$966
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closed 4/24/2013 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired Wavii, Inc.

synopsis: Google, Inc. has acquired Wavii, the Seattle-based startup behind a news summarization app, for roughly $30 million in cash. The acquisition of Wavii will help Google's plan in enhancing how consumers experience news.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Wavii, Inc.
Wavii, Inc., the Seattle-based startup helps users keep up with everything they care about in a personalized news feed. Wavii automatically creates status updates for users' favorite politicians, celebrities, gadgets, and more.
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closed 4/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Behavio, Inc.

synopsis: Internet search giant Google Inc. has acquired a mobile sensor startup company, Behavio for an undisclosed sum. Behavio was founded by Nadav Aharony, Cody Sumter and Alan Gardner who developed an open source platform that simplifies mobile data collection. It develops apps, which can detect social and behavioral trends in communities.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Behavio, Inc.
Behavio Inc. develops software and services that allow mobile devices to sense, understand, and react to human behavior and context - enabling developers to easily build smart and context-aware apps and services.
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closed 4/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Arthur Frommer, acquired Frommer's

synopsis: Google has sold Frommer’s back to the founder of the company, Arthur Frommer. Frommer's is a travel guidebook series and one of the bestselling travel guides in America. The series began in 1957 with the publication of Arthur Frommer's book, Europe on $5 a Day.
buyer: Arthur Frommer
Arthur Frommer founded the Frommer’s guidebook series of books in 1957 with one of the first publications called “Europe on $5 a Day.”
target parent: Google Inc.
target: Frommer's
Since the 1957 publication of Arthur Frommer's revolutionary Europe on $5 a Day, the Frommer's collection of travel products has expanded to include over 300 guidebooks as well as this popular Frommers.com Web site, reaffirming Frommer's as the most trusted name in travel today.
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closed 3/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Talaria Technologies,. Inc.

synopsis: Talaria, a company that was building a “new, dynamic web application server with a JIT-based runtime at its heart,” has been acquired by Google. The Talaria team has become part of the Google Cloud Platform team.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Talaria Technologies,. Inc.
Talaria Technologies, Inc. develops web application servers that allows users to build, run, and support websites. The company's server increases the efficiency of websites by allowing developers to use easier and high productivity languages.
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closed 3/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired DNN research

synopsis: Google acquired DNNresearch, a young startup founded in Toronto, Canada. DNNresearch Inc. develops voice and image recognition solutions. Google acquired the startup’s research on neural networks to help it go beyond traditional search algorithms in its ability to identify pieces of content, images, voice, text and so on.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: DNN research
DNNresearch Inc. develops voice and image recognition solutions and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Sky and Sand GmbH, acquired DailyDeal

synopsis: DailyDeal founders Fabian and Ferry Heilemann of Heilemann Ventures GmbH have bought the German language deals site back from Google. DailyDeal operates in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
buyer: Sky and Sand GmbH
As a team of succesful entrepreneurs with a proven track-record, Heilemann Ventures GmbH provides Seed- and Early-Stage financing for European digital entrepreneurs in the web and mobile space. They are based in Berlin and focus their investment around transaction-driven business models.
target parent: Google Inc.
target: DailyDeal
Founded in 2009, DailyDeal is a German daily deals website that has expanded beyond Germany into Switzerland and Austria. Consumers can find the best deals on travel, entertainment, and much more on DailyDeal.de.
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announced 2/6/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Google Inc., will acquire Channel Intelligence, Inc.

synopsis: Channel Intelligence, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google Inc. for $125 million in cash. Channel Intelligence helps marketers outperform online with its CI Boost services: Facebook Platform, Where-to-Buy, Product Search Engines and Shopping Engine solutions.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target parent: ICG Group, Inc.
target: Channel Intelligence, Inc.
Channel Intelligence is the global ecommerce marketing leader at driving product sales online so clients outperform their competition. Leading brands and major retailers use their data-driven services to commerce-enable all of digital marketing assets and to drive product sales online.
price ($mm)
$125
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closed 11/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Bufferbox

synopsis: Google announced their acquisition of YC alumni BufferBox, a Waterloo-based startup that specializes in providing users with temporary lockers to receive delivery of packages from online e-commerce retailers. The company is led by a founding team of three University of Waterloo graduates, Mike McCauley, Aditya Bali and Jay Shah.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Bufferbox
BufferBox is a Canadian startup company from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and was co-founded by Jay Shah, Aditya Bali and Mike McCauley. It is a service offering users a temporary parcel pickup station for packages ordered online.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 11/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Incentive Targeting

synopsis: Internet search giant Google, Inc has acquired Online coupon start-up Incentive Targeting, Inc. The company's patent-pending technology allows non-technical marketing executives to design sophisticated, relevant promotions—and helps measure return on investment in real time—directly over the Internet.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Incentive Targeting
Founded in February of 2007, Incentive Targeting partners with retail chains to provide a targeted marketing service to manufacturers of grocery and consumer products.
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closed 10/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc, acquired Viewdle, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility has acquired image and gesture recognition firm Viewdle. Viewdle sits between the camera and the consumer—introducing new user experiences in mobile interaction, augmented reality, photo management, gaming, social networking, and marketing.
buyer parent:Google Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc(MMI:$11,460.00)
Motorola Mobility, Inc. fuses innovative technology with human insights. Its portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices.
target: Viewdle, Inc.
Based in Silicon Valley, Viewdle is the only independent, mobile-focused computer vision company. Viewdle sits between the camera and the consumer—introducing new user experiences in mobile interaction, augmented reality, photo management, gaming, social networking, and marketing.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
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announced 6/26/2013 via PR Newswire

Yippy, Inc., will acquire Gigablast, Inc.

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., a unified search company known for its search clustering technology and eDiscovery tools, announced that it has agreed to acquire Gigablast, Inc. through a letter of intent with binding provisions. Gigablast provides Internet search services for both consumers and businesses.
buyer: Yippy, Inc.(YIPI:$0.77)
Based in Fort Myers, FL, Yippy, Inc. is a technology company specializing in the development of search, data normalization and aggregation through application service environments for consumer and enterprise markets.
target: Gigablast, Inc.
Gigablast is an independent, algorithmic, Internet search engine that provides Internet search services for both consumers (at www.gigablast.com) and businesses (via an XML search feed or through the Gigablast customized Hosted Search offering).
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Searchmetrics, acquired W3 Solutions GmbH

synopsis: Searchmetrics, the world leader in search and social analytics software, has completed the acquisition of German search engine technology specialist, W3 Solutions.
buyer: Searchmetrics
Searchmetrics uses the most advanced engineering to move a company up the search engine ranks. Its integrated suite of search analytics tools accesses the largest and freshest database − 100 million keywords and 75 million domains.
target: W3 Solutions GmbH
W3 Solutions GmbH provides site search engine technology. The company offers SiteSearch, a search engine to ensure customers find content they are searching for.
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closed 4/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Cosmi Corporation, acquired ValuSoft, Inc.

synopsis: Cosmi has announced the acquisition of Chaska, Minnesota-based ValuSoft, the PC value line of THQ Inc. The combination will make the new ValuSoft+Cosmi venture the second largest U.S. Retail Publisher of PC Games in units sold and the #1 Retail Publisher in the Value Software Category by units sold.
buyer parent:Cosmi Finance, LLC
buyer: Cosmi Corporation
Cosmi Corporation publishes and distributes physical and digital PC software solutions. Its portfolio includes titles/products that span office, graphics, productivity, education, games, languages, business, security, and utilities categories. The company also offers standard displays.
target parent: THQ, Inc.
target: ValuSoft, Inc.
ValuSoft, Inc. publishes and distributes interactive entertainment and productivity software for the casual computer user. The company markets a variety of products ranging from racing simulations, family entertainment, war games, and hunting simulations to home productivity and office products.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/25/2005 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Pixoria, Inc.

synopsis: Hoping to pave a new path to its popular Web site, Yahoo Inc. has acquired Konfabulator, a tiny software maker that provides a computer platform for monitoring the weather, stock prices and a wealth of other customized information without opening a Web browser.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc.(YHOO:$4,760.40)
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo!’s mission is to connect people to their passions, their communities and world’s knowledge. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
target: Pixoria, Inc.
Konfabulator is a JavaScript runtime engine for Windows and Mac OS X that lets you run little files called Widgets that can do pretty much whatever you want them to. Widgets can be alarm clocks, calculators, can tell you your WiFi signal strength, will fetch the latest stock quotes for your preferre
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announced 6/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

News Limited, will acquire Consolidated Media Holdings

synopsis: Consolidated Media Holdings Ltd will acquire News Limited, a company that operates as an online newspaper publishing company. It operates NEWS.com.au, a news network, which offers entertainment, business, sports, and travel news, as well as delivers media coverage reports with blogs and user generated forums.
buyer parent:News Corporation
buyer: News Limited
News Limited operates as an online newspaper publishing company. It operates NEWS.com.au, a news network, which offers entertainment, business, sports, and travel news, as well as delivers media coverage reports with blogs and user generated forums.
target: Consolidated Media Holdings(CMJFF:$11.64)
Consolidated Media Holdings Limited (CMH) is a media investment company, investing in key new media. CMH has a 25 per cent investment in Australia's leading subscription television business FOXTEL and a 50 per cent investment in subscription television content provider FOX SPORTS Australia.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,976 [$2,114]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$86
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
24.7x
announced 12/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Scandinavia Online ASA, will acquire kvasir.no

synopsis: Eniro Norge AS signed an agreement to divest web search engine Kvasir.no to Scandinavia Online AS. Kvasir ANS operates as a web search engine.
buyer: Scandinavia Online ASA
Scandinavia Online is a web portal that has fresh news, utility services and communications between users. SOL ® also offers individual services that target the young. These services work to a greater degree of entertainment, socialization, and user involvement.
target parent: Eniro AB
target: kvasir.no
Kvasir operates as a web search engine and is based in Oslo, Norway.
price ($mm)
$3.38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Libero Srl, acquired Matrix S.p.A.

synopsis: Italy's Telecom Italia SpA has sold Internet unit Matrix, one of Italy's major digital advertising players, to web portal Libero Srl. Matrix is a pioneer in the Italian internet market and the owner of one of the main Italian internet portals, Virgilio, provider of interactivie services, itineraries and directions.
buyer parent:Weather Investments II S.a.r.l
buyer: Libero Srl
Created on July 13, 1999 as Italy’s first Internet and e-mail portal, libero.it boasts one of the largest Italian Internet community, with more than 13 million unique users per month and 8.5 million active e-mail accounts.
target parent: Telecom Italia
target: Matrix S.p.A.
Matrix is a pioneer in the Italian internet market and the owner of one of the main Italian internet portals, Virgilio, provider of interactivie services, itineraries and directions. Matrix is also one of Italy's major digital advertising players.
price ($mm)
$109
rev ($mm)
$118
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2010 via PR Newswire

Generation Zero Group, Inc., acquired Find.com

synopsis: Generation Zero Group, Inc. announced that it has completed the negotiation of all acquisition and financing documents related to the acquisition of Find.com. The Find.com acquisition requires the approval of 75% of certain parties that control the domain name.
buyer: Generation Zero Group, Inc.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Generation Zero Group, Inc. is focused on having controlling or significant ownership interests in Premium Domain names, next-generation Technologies and Businesses with strong growth potential.
target: Find.com
Find.com is a search engine and a directory.
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closed 5/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Yippy, Inc., acquired Clusty.com

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., "Yippy", formerly Cinnabar Ventures, Inc. announces the completed acquisition of Clusty.com, an award-winning metasearch engine developed by Vivisimo, a industry leader in information optimization and enterprise search.
buyer: Yippy, Inc.(YIPI:$0.77)
Based in Fort Myers Florida, Yippy, Inc. formerly known as Cinnabar Ventures, Inc., www.yippy.com, is a new economy technology company that develops technologies and application services environments for both Consumer and Commercial market segments.
target parent: Vivisimo, Inc.
target: Clusty.com
Clusty is a whole new way to search the web. Clusty queries several top search engines, combines the results, and generates an ordered list based on comparative ranking. This "metasearch" approach helps raise the best results to the top and push search engine spam to the bottom.
price ($mm)
$5.55
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2009 via BusinessWire

Centaurus Resources, Inc., merged with Kahzam, Inc.

synopsis: Kahzam, an emerging leader in the Fourth-Wave pay-per-click online advertising field, has just completed a reverse merger with Centaurus Resources, Inc., a Delaware corporation. Kahzam is fielding a comprehensive platform of next-generation online search and portal services, targeted for the $30 billion dollar Association and Affinity Group market.
buyer: Centaurus Resources, Inc.
Centaurus Resources, Inc. is an inactive mining firm originally incorporated in Delaware in July 2007.
target: Kahzam, Inc.
Kahzam delivers a comprehensive, fully integrated, multimedia-driven search and portal platform to the Association, Affinity Group, Enterprise and Web Privacy markets.
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closed 7/19/2005 via PR Newswire

IAC/InterActiveCorp, acquired Ask Jeeves, Inc.

synopsis: IAC/InterActiveCorp today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Ask Jeeves, a leading provider of information retrieval technologies, brands and Internet advertising services.
buyer: IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI:$2,016.70)
IAC operates more than 35 leading and diversified Internet businesses across 40 countries... our mission is to harness the power of interactivity to make daily life easier and more productive for people all over the world.
target: Ask Jeeves, Inc.
Ask.com is a leading search engine on the Web. Millions of people turn to Ask.com to get what they are looking for online everyday. Founded as Ask Jeeves in 1996 and renamed Ask.com in February 2005, Ask.com is recognized for innovation in search technology and search interface design.
price ($mm)
$1,911
rev ($mm)
$261
EBITDA ($mm)
$66
EV / rev
7.3x
EV / EBITDA
29.0x
closed 5/6/2004 via PR Newswire

Ask Jeeves, Inc., acquired Interactive Search Holdings

synopsis: Ask Jeeves, Inc., a leading provider of information retrieval technologies, brands and Internet advertising services, today announced it has closed the acquisition of privately-held Interactive Search Holdings, Inc.
buyer parent:IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ask Jeeves, Inc.
Ask.com is a leading search engine on the Web. Millions of people turn to Ask.com to get what they are looking for online everyday. Founded as Ask Jeeves in 1996 and renamed Ask.com in February 2005, Ask.com is recognized for innovation in search technology and search interface design.
target: Interactive Search Holdings
Interactive Search Holdings, whose properties and brands include My Way, My Search, My Web Search, Excite, iWon, MaxOnline, and Focus Interactive, is: One of the world's largest privately-held online search and media companies One of the world's fastest growing search-related companies - 700 millio
price ($mm)
$493
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/3/2004 via PR Newswire

MailCreations.com, Inc., acquired SeekOver.com

synopsis: MailCreations.com, Inc. (http://www.mailcreations.com) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of SeekOver.com (http://www.seekover.com), a Florida-based meta-search engine that serves targeted banners and cost-per-click searches through a variety of advertising partners.
buyer parent:livedoor Co., Ltd
buyer: MailCreations.com, Inc.
MailCreations.com is a leading provider of Permission-based direct marketing services that enable marketers to segment and target promotional campaigns to consumers.
target: SeekOver.com
seekover.com search service technology that relies on the databases of others search engines to find anything in the web.
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closed 7/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Espotting Media merged with FINDWHAT.COM,

synopsis: FINDWHAT.COM (NASDAQ:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing and commerce enabling services, and ESPOTTING MEDIA, INC., a leading paid listings provider in Europe, today announced the completion of the merger between the two companies.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM(VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online.
target: Espotting Media
We do this through the second most popular activity on the web - search. How do we do this? It's quite simple. Espotting provide consumers with access to highly targeted search results from thousands of the world's most popular brand names including Orange, Go Airlines, British Airways, Norwich Uni
price ($mm)
$178
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/4/2004 via PR Newswire

InfoSpace, Inc., acquired Switchboard

synopsis: Switchboard Incorporated SWBD, a leading provider of local online advertising solutions and internet-based yellow pages, today announced that InfoSpace, Inc. INSP has completed the acquisition of the Company in accordance with the terms of the definitive agreement announced March 26, 2004.
buyer: InfoSpace, Inc.(BCOR:$406.92)
InfoSpace, Inc. is a leading developer of tools and technologies to help people discover and enjoy content and information – whether on a mobile phone or on the PC. InfoSpace uses its proprietary metasearch technology to power a portfolio of branded Web sites.
target: Switchboard
Switchboard is a leading provider of local online advertising solutions and Internet-based yellow pages, interconnecting consumers, merchants and national advertisers. Switchboard helps consumers quickly and easily find and compare local businesses offering specific products and services.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
36.2x
closed 11/9/2005 via BusinessWire

RCM Technologies, Inc., acquired Soltre Technology, Inc.

synopsis: RCM Technologies, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Soltre Technology Inc., a Los Angeles-based application service provider dedicated to Oracle technology and specializing in systems integration, applications management and outsourcing, and hosting. Soltre is an Oracle Certified Advantage Partner and Oracle SMB Reseller.
buyer: RCM Technologies, Inc.(RCMT:$143.81)
RCM Technologies is a leading provider of IT Business Solutions and Professional Engineering Services to over 1,000 clients in the commercial and government sectors.
target: Soltre Technology, Inc.
Soltre offers complete end-to-end solutions at an affordable price including a pre-configured and pre-integrated Oracle 11i Applications solution. All of Soltre's solutions are aimed to reduce costs and drastically reduce the customer's time to market.
price ($mm)
$2.51
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/3/2005 via BusinessWire

Motricity, acquired M7 Networks

synopsis: Motricity, Inc., a leading global provider of mobile content and solutions, announced today that it has acquired M7 Networks based in La Jolla, California, in order to continue building on its mission to accelerate the adoption of mobile content worldwide.
buyer: Motricity(MOTR:$121.65)
Motricity is a global leader in Mobile Marketplace Management. Motricity's Fuel™ 5 platform and suite of managed services reduce the time-to-market for new mobile services, create new revenue streams and improve brand loyalty through expert mobile merchandising and customer relationship management.
target: M7 Networks
M7 Networks is a neutral, trusted partner providing solutions and services for the creation and management of intelligent mobile communities. M7 Networks connects wireless operators, content providers and end users around a wide variety of data-related content such as games and music.
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closed 10/21/2004 via BusinessWire

The Mobile Media Company AS, acquired Telenor Interactive

synopsis: Telenor Interactive, (www.telenor-interactive.com), a leading provider of mobile applications and messaging services in North America, today announced it has been acquired by The Mobile Media Company AS (www.mobilemedia.com).
buyer parent:SinglePoint
buyer: The Mobile Media Company AS
The Mobile Media Company AS is an independent, global provider of wireless games, interactive entertainment services and mobile marketing applications.
target: Telenor Interactive
Telenor is the pioneer of premium text messaging and a leading provider of mobile interactive service. In July last year, we were the first company in the US to launch premium text messaging services with ABC TV's All My Children soap opera. Since then we have launched text to screen, text based ga
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Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies provides the industry’s most secure and scalable Content Delivery Solution enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver and manage digital assets, from rich media content for communications and training to software patches and virus updates.
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ConnectSolutions LLC
ConnectSolutions LLC
ConnectSolutions provides managed private cloud deployments for unified communication for enterprise and government organizations. The company’s global UC3 platform has delivered over 3 billion minutes of web conferencing and collaboration.
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2012
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50
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Dreampark AB
Dreampark AB
Dreampark is a leading IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) software provider. Dreampark's software portfolio maximizes operator flexibility and performance by taking advantage of the powers of open standards, such as HTML and scalable vector graphics.
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Thought Equity Motion
Thought Equity Motion
Thought Equity Motion increases the value of video content through its advanced technology platform and licensing services. The company delivers large scale archive management and “smart content” metadata tools as a cloud service, providing greater control with reduced cost and complexity.
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Ticker: BCOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$104.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.02)
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Digitalsmiths Corp.
Digitalsmiths Corp.
Digitalsmiths is the leading provider of premium, frame level video metadata solutions. Digitalsmiths’ customers include today’s leading Hollywood studios, broadcasters, distributors and publishers including Warner Bros., Telepictures and TMZ.com.
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2012
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60
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e-works
e-works
e-works is an Italian company which was founded in 1999 and focuses on real time video communication and collaboration. e-works has developed a complete and organic video collaboration platform for Unified Communications.
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Google Inc.
Google Inc.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
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2013
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$55,797.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$17,004.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,364.00
Net Income ($mm)
$11,636.00
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Gigablast, Inc.
Gigablast, Inc.
Gigablast is an independent, algorithmic, Internet search engine that provides Internet search services for both consumers (at www.gigablast.com) and businesses (via an XML search feed or through the Gigablast customized Hosted Search offering).
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Ticker: OPESF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opera Software
Opera Software
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$300.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.50
EBIT ($mm)
$61.70
Net Income ($mm)
$60.30
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DoApp, Inc.
DoApp Inc. is mobile and web applications company. Based in Minneapolis, it was founded in May 2007 by an early Google employee. The company develops consumer and business apps that help people do useful things, make them more productive, and enhance their online & mobile life.
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Ticker: AAPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apple, Inc.
Apple, Inc.
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$169,404.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$55,868.00
EBIT ($mm)
$49,913.00
Net Income ($mm)
$37,748.00
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Ticker: MSFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide.
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2013
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$77,849.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$30,103.00
EBIT ($mm)
$26,764.00
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$21,863.00
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Ticker: RHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$1,133.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.29
EBIT ($mm)
$199.91
Net Income ($mm)
$146.63
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4500
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Ticker: TWX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Time Warner, Inc.
Time Warner, Inc.
Time Warner Inc., a global leader in media and entertainment with businesses in television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services, uses its industry-leading operating scale and brands to create, package and deliver high-quality content worldwide.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$28,729.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,185.00
EBIT ($mm)
$6,293.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,019.00
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34000
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Ticker: YHOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe.
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2013
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$4,760.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,186.80
EBIT ($mm)
$678.30
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$1,290.40
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Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu.com, Inc.
Baidu is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, it aims to provide the best way for people to find information. Baidu not only serves Internet search users, but also provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$4,738.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,130.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1,862.04
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$1,735.16
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Ticker: KOSE:A0354
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Naver {duplicate}
NAVER Corporation is Korea’s premier Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal “Naver”, Korea’s first online children’s portal “Jr. Naver”, and the nation’s first online donation portal “Happybean”.
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2013
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$2,306.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$754.40
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$504.00
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Ticker: KOSPI: 035
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame.
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2013
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$2,306.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$754.40
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$504.00
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Ticker: YNDX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yandex N.V.
Yandex N.V.
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, operating Russia’s most popular search engine and its most visited website. According to LiveInternet, as of December 2013, we generated 61.9% of all search traffic in Russia.
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2013
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$1,088.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$455.75
EBIT ($mm)
$353.89
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$371.45
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
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2011
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$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
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8035
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Ticker: BCOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blucora, Inc.
Blucora, Inc.
Blucora operates two leading Internet businesses. Its InfoSpace business provides online search and monetization solutions to a network of more than 100 global partners. Through TaxACT, they provide online tax preparation solutions to consumers and professional preparers.
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2012
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$406.92
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.52
EBIT ($mm)
$43.31
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$22.53
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