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Facebook, acquired Push Pop Press

synopsis: Facebook has bought Push Pop Press. Push Pop Press helps authors and publishers convert physical books into iPad and iPhone-friendly formats. While the service’s main goal was to provide interactive experiences for books, Facebook has no plans to infiltrate the book business any time soon.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Push Pop Press
Push Pop Press helps authors and publishers convert physical books into iPad and iPhone-friendly formats. The company created a new way of publishing and exploring text, images, audio, video and interactive graphics.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Safari Books Online, LLC, acquired ThreePress Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Safari® Books Online, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, announced it has acquired Massachusetts-based Threepress Consulting Inc. Threepress’ technology expertise includes EPUB tools, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript technology and digital publishing methodologies.
buyer: Safari Books Online, LLC
Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world’s leading authors in technology and business.
target: ThreePress Consulting, Inc.
Threepress Consulting, Inc. provides expert consulting services and software engineering in digital publishing. The company is the maker of the Ibis Reader online EPUB reading system.
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closed 3/5/2012 via Company Press Release

OverDrive Inc., acquired Booki.sh

synopsis: OverDrive, Inc., announced it has acquired Australian ebook company Booki.sh. Booki.sh is the developer of a cloud-based platform for distributing, selling and reading popular ebooks from anywhere and on any device with a modern web browser.
buyer: OverDrive Inc.
OverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools, and retailers--serving millions of end users globally.
target parent: Inventive Labs Pty Ltd.
target: Booki.sh
Booki.sh is an immersive reading environment. Booki.sh is a complete web-based platform for distributing, selling and reading ebooks that is simple to use on any device with a modern web browser. Booki.sh is your own ebook library in the cloud, accessible from anywhere and almost anything.
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closed 6/14/2010 via BusinessWire

News Corporation, acquired Skiff, LLC

synopsis: News Corporation announced that it has acquired Skiff, LLC, Hearst Corporation’s e-reading platform designed to deliver premium journalism to tablets, smartphones, e- readers and netbooks.
buyer: News Corporation(NWSA:$8,747.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other.
target parent: The Hearst Corporation
target: Skiff, LLC
Skiff (formerly FirstPaper) is an e-reading and advertising company formed to address the needs of consumers, publishers, and advertisers as print media increasingly migrates to new forms of digital consumption.
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closed 3/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., acquired Anobii Limited

synopsis: The Mondadori Group, a publisher and printer in Italy, has bought from Anobii Ltd. the brand and assets of Anobii, the global social reading platform that has more than a million users around the world and its strongest base in Italy, with 300,000 users.
buyer parent:FinInvest SpA
buyer: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A.(MN:$1,828.94)
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A. is a publisher and printer in Italy. The Company's publications include books, magazines, newspapers, advertising, business information, graphics, direct marketing and on-line information services.
target parent: J. Sainsbury plc
target: Anobii Limited
Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
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closed 6/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

J. Sainsbury plc, acquired Anobii Limited

synopsis: Anobii Limited has acquired by J Sainsbury plc. Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
buyer: J. Sainsbury plc
Sainsbury is one of UK's oldest retailers in the food industry. With their products, they help customers eat healthy, help suppliers and farmers reduct the impact on the environment, and play an active role in the communities they serve.
target parent: HMV Media Group
target: Anobii Limited
Anobii is a social e-books platform which enables people to discover titles and purchase them to read on mobile and tablet devices. In 2010, Anobii received investment from Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins and HMV to build a social retail site for e-books.
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closed 5/5/2010 via BusinessWire

GoTV Networks, purchased HOMBRE from Hands-On Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: GoTV Networks, Inc., the industry’s largest mobile media network, announced it has acquired the HOMBRE (Hands-On Mobile Binary Runtime Environment) division of Hands-On Mobile Inc.
buyer: GoTV Networks
GoTV Networks, the industry’s largest mobile media network, creates & syndicates original content to mobile. GoTV enables media owners & brands to deliver compelling, personalized, highly-engaged content experiences through feature-rich smart applications distributed to the widest audience possible.
seller parent: Electronic Arts Inc.
seller: Hands-On Mobile, Inc.
Hands-On Mobile is a leading global publisher of mobile lifestyle, games and personalization products targeting all market segments of the mobile handset marketplace. Hands-On develops some of the world’s most innovative and exciting mobile games and entertainment applications.
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closed 2/1/2005 via BusinessWire

IN-FUSIO, acquired Mobile Scope AG

synopsis: IN-FUSIO, a leading mobile games publisher and game service provider, today underlined its position as an elite publisher with the announcement of its acquisition of German mobile games publisher Mobile Scope.
buyer: IN-FUSIO
IN-FUSIO is a leading international mobile entertainment company, publishing top-tier games for cell phones and delivering players' community management services. Focusing on quality, innovation and community, IN-FUSIO applications are enjoyed by more than 15 million people worldwide, through 130 o
target: Mobile Scope AG
Mobile Scope AG was founded in early 2001 and provides wireless entertainment content for handset manufacturers, network operators and mobile entertainment portals. Mobile Scope's products are based on a highly competitive portfolio of games as well as games-related ring tones, logos, icons and oth
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closed 8/3/2004 via PR Newswire

Gizmondo Europe Ltd, acquired Indie Studios

synopsis: Gizmondo Europe Ltd, subsidiary of Jacksonville, Florida-based, Tiger Telematics Inc, announced today the acquisition of a European leading games developer, Indie Studios.
buyer parent:Tiger Telematics Inc.
buyer: Gizmondo Europe Ltd
Gizmondo Europe Ltd. is an owned subsidiary of Tiger Telematics Inc (OTC: TGTL) and is the maker of Gizmondo, a next-generation mobile entertainment device. Set to launch in 2004, the gaming device includes built-in music, video, messaging and picture functions and GPS.
target: Indie Studios
Stockholm-based Indie Studios develop games specifically for the eagerly anticipated Gizmondo multi-entertainment device, including multi-player games that incorporate a player's physical location into the game itself, creating a unique virtual gaming world that can extend to the off-line world. Ga
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closed 8/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

tape.tv, acquired Amen

synopsis: tape.tv ag, an online music video station, has acquired Amen Internet GmbH. They have made two apps, Thanks and Amen. Amen is the place for creating and sharing opinions about the extraordinary things in life.
buyer: tape.tv
tape.tv is music television for the digital future. The music channel combines individualised entertainment with effortless usability. With just one click the user determines his personalised programming according to his own preferences.
target: Amen
Amen Internet is small Berlin based company with a passion for delivering you the best of everything. They have made two apps, Thanks and Amen. Amen is the place for creating and sharing opinions about the extraordinary things in life.
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closed 5/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Pinsight Media+, acquired Handmark Inc.

synopsis: Sprint announced that it has acquired Handmark Inc. and its subsidiary OneLouder Apps Inc., a leading mobile app developer and advertising company. The combined teams will further enhance Sprint’s Pinsight Media+TM advertising service.
buyer parent:Sprint Nextel
buyer: Pinsight Media+
Pinsight Media+ offers the latest in unparalleled targeting, unique campaign placements, and insightful analytics.
target: Handmark Inc.
Handmark is a leading provider of entertainment, information and productivity applications for mobile phones. The company offers a comprehensive range of mobile media solutions for consumers, as well as businesses.
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closed 2/9/2009 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired bit-side GmbH

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of bit-side GmbH, a privately owned Berlin-based professional services and software company with 39 employees. The deal was initially announced on January 27, 2009. By acquiring bit-side Nokia will strengthen and accelerate its mobile development for Nokia Maps.
buyer: Nokia Corporation(NOK:$38,659.00)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
target: bit-side GmbH
Founded in 2000, bit-side GmbH develops innovative products and services for mobile phones. Based in the heart of Berlin, more than 30 software and media specialists work on mobile solutions for customers all around the world.
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announced 1/29/2008 via PR Newswire

BroadWebAsia, Inc., will acquire Linktone Ltd.

synopsis: BroadWebAsia, Inc. a leading online entertainment network in China disclosed that it has presented a formal proposal for investment in, and restructuring of, Linktone Ltd. Under terms of the proposed BWA transaction, BWA or its affiliates will purchase not less than 60% of Linktone's outstanding shares.
buyer: BroadWebAsia, Inc.
BroadWebAsia, Inc. is a fast growing and diversified internet company focused on Chinese online communities and digital advertising. By acquiring controlling interests in 7 fast growing and well managed Chinese websites, BWA has built a powerful, synergistic network.
target: Linktone Ltd.
Linktone Ltd. is a leading provider of wireless interactive entertainment products and services in China. Linktone provides a diverse portfolio of services to wireless consumers, with a particular focus on media, entertainment and communications.
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$97*
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$53
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$9
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3.1x
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17.4x
closed 7/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Fast Search & Transfer, Inc., acquired AgentArts

synopsis: Fast Search & Transfer, the leading global provider of search technologies, today announced the acquisition of AgentArts, Inc., a leading personalization and recommendation technology company.
buyer: Fast Search & Transfer, Inc.
Fast Search & Transfer is a leader in enterprise search solutions, provides businesses and government organizations with the ability to intelligently and dynamically, access, retrieve and analyze information in real time, regardless of data format, structure, or location.
target: AgentArts
AgentArts is a leading provider of recommendation and personalization solutions for music, video, games and mobile entertainment. AgentArts offers a range of recommendation, personalization, datamining and community recommendation products.
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closed 1/25/2007 via BusinessWire

Twistbox Games, acquired InfoSpace Mobile Games Studio

synopsis: Twistbox Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of all of the assets of Infospace Inc.’s US based mobile games Studio located in San Mateo, CA. Formerly known as Atlas Mobile, Inc., the Studio will be fully integrated into Twistbox Games.
buyer parent:Twistbox Entertainment, Inc
buyer: Twistbox Games
Twistbox Games is a leading global publisher and developer of award-winning games and applications for mobile devices. Twistbox Games’ RapidPort™, the mobile industry’s most comprehensive development and porting platform, provides support for J2ME, DoJa, BREW and Symbian.
target parent: InfoSpace, Inc.
target: InfoSpace Mobile Games Studio
InfoSpace Mobile Games Studio is a pioneer in the Play for Prizes business across the major carriers in North America that includes multiplayer tournaments and loyalty campaigns for leading consumer and entertainment brands.
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closed 10/30/2006 via PR Newswire

RealNetworks, Inc., acquired WiderThan

synopsis: RealNetworks, Inc. announced the final results of its tender offer to purchase all of the shares of WiderThan Co., Ltd. at a price of $17.05 per common share and per ADS, or approximately $350 million. As a result of the successful tender offer, WiderThan will become a majority-owned subsidiary of RealNetworks.
buyer: RealNetworks, Inc.(RNWK:$258.84)
RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services.
target: WiderThan
WiderThan is a leading provider of integrated mobile entertainment solutions for wireless carriers.
price ($mm)
$245
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$119
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$22
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closed 2/24/2005 via PR Newswire

TOM Online Inc., acquired Indiagames

synopsis: TOM Online Games, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TOM Online Inc., has successfully acquired approximately 76.29% of the issued and paid-up share capital of Indiagames as at the sale completion.
buyer parent:TOM Group Limited
buyer: TOM Online Inc.
TOM Online Inc. is a leading wireless Internet company in China providing value-added multimedia products and services.
target: Indiagames
Indiagames was founded by Vishal Gondal, the current CEO, in 1999 and has quickly become one of the global leaders in mobile games publishing business. With over 160 professionals based in Mumbai, Indiagames is primarily engaged in publishing and developing games across various platforms like Inter
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closed 6/3/2010 via PR Newswire

Zynga, Inc., acquired Challenge Games, Inc.

synopsis: BancTec, Inc. has acquired Beta Systems ECM Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of Berlin-based Beta Systems Software AG. Beta Systems ECM Solutions, with its highly scalable solutions for incoming mail, document and payment transactions, is one of Europe's leading enterprise content management (ECM) providers for financial services.
buyer: Zynga, Inc.(ZNGA:$873.27)
BancTec helps clients around the world simplify the process of managing their information. Founded in 1972, the company provides a wide range of solutions for automating complex, high-volume and data-intensive business processes.
target parent: Beta Systems Software AG
target: Challenge Games, Inc.
Beta Systems ECM Solutions GmbH with its focus on large-scale projects, i.e. as solution provider in the banking and insurance environment, is the largest provider in the market segment of document processing at the European level.
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closed 1/4/2014 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired SnappyLabs

synopsis: Apple has acquired SnappyLabs. The company develops mobile- and web-apps that are innovative to the core. Their SnappyCam is the fastest smart-phone camera on earth, capable of ultra-high resolution photography at unbelievable high speeds.
buyer: 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.
target: SnappyLabs
SnappyLabs develops mobile- and web-apps that are innovative to the core. Their SnappyCam is the fastest smart-phone camera on earth, capable of ultra-high resolution photography at unbelievable high speeds.
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closed 12/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Ptch

synopsis: Ptch has announced that they have been acquired by Yahoo. Ptch is a mobile app that allows users to easily transform photos and videos into shareable movies. Users can personalize their movies by adding captions, music, and effects. Users can then share their movies on Ptch, or other social networks.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc.(YHOO:$4,760.40)
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.
target: Ptch
Ptch is a mobile app that allows users to easily transform photos and videos into shareable movies. Users can personalize their movies by adding captions, music, and effects. Users can then share their movies on Ptch, or other social networks.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 8/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Push Pop Press

synopsis: Facebook has bought Push Pop Press. Push Pop Press helps authors and publishers convert physical books into iPad and iPhone-friendly formats. While the service’s main goal was to provide interactive experiences for books, Facebook has no plans to infiltrate the book business any time soon.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Push Pop Press
Push Pop Press helps authors and publishers convert physical books into iPad and iPhone-friendly formats. The company created a new way of publishing and exploring text, images, audio, video and interactive graphics.
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announced 3/26/2014 via PR Newswire

Facebook, will acquire Oculus VR

synopsis: Facebook announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR, Inc., the leader in immersive virtual reality technology. Their first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there.
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$1,881
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announced 2/19/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Facebook, will acquire WhatsApp

synopsis: Social networking company Facebook Inc said it would buy mobile messaging company WhatsApp. WhatsApp allows users to send text messages free over the Internet, bypassing wireless carriers that may charge users to send messages over their networks.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: WhatsApp
WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows users to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia.
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closed 1/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Branch Media, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Branch Media, the startup behind conversation service Branch and link-sharing service Potluck. Branch is a platform for hosting and publishing invite-only conversations. Potluck is a web and mobile app designed for friends to hang out.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Branch Media, Inc.
Branch Media is the startup behind conversation service Branch and link-sharing service Potluck. Branch is a platform for hosting and publishing invite-only conversations. Potluck is a web and mobile app designed for friends to hang out.
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closed 1/8/2014 via Reuters

Facebook, acquired Little Eye Labs

synopsis: Facebook Inc has announced acquisition of India-based Little Eye Labs, a startup that builds performance analysis and monitoring tools for mobile Android apps, to boost its technology as it focuses on growing its mobile business.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Little Eye Labs
Little Eye is an extremely easy to use and yet awesomely powerful performance analysis tool for Android apps. Using its extremely easy to use and intuitive "Visual Correlation Engine" based interface, it allows developers and testers to quickly identify performance and resource usage issues.
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$14
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closed 12/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired SportStream

synopsis: Facebook, an online social networking service, announced that it has acquired SportStream, a startup that analyzes social media mentions of sports and provides clean data access to news outlets and teams.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: SportStream
SportStream provides a second screen experience for sports that delivers the best tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram photos, stats, news and more for every game and team across sports.
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announced 10/14/2013 via Reuters

Facebook, will acquire Onavo

synopsis: Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has signed an agreement to acquire the Israeli startup Onavo. Onavo is the developer of the award-winning Onavo mobile utility apps, and the company behind Onavo Insights, the first mobile market intelligence service based on real engagement data.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Onavo
Onavo, founded 2010, is the developer of the award-winning Onavo mobile utility apps, and the company behind Onavo Insights, the first mobile market intelligence service based on real engagement data.
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closed 8/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

Instagram, acquired Luma

synopsis: Instagram has bought Luma, a developer of an app for video recording, stabilization, and sharing. The purchase is the popular photo-sharing site’s first. Aside from video stabilization, the non-disruptive video filtering technology and the suite of video-editing tools owned by Luma would soon be shared to Instagram’s current 130 million users.
buyer parent:Facebook
buyer: Instagram
Instagram is a free photo sharing application that allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter, then share it on a variety of social networking services including Instagram's own. Instagram is compatible with the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and any Android camera phone.
target: Luma
Luma is a smart video camera for your mobile phone. Luma removes handshake in real-time. No post-processing or lengthy imports required. Simply enable stabilization and tap record. Add some personality with high quality real-time filters.
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announced 8/12/2013 via Bloomberg

Facebook, will acquire Jibbigo

synopsis: Facebook Inc., owner of the world’s most popular social-networking service, agreed to acquire Mobile Technologies, a developer of speech-recognition tools. Mobile Technologies developed Jibbigo, a speech-to-speech translator application for phones.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Jibbigo
Mobile Technologies, LLC offers Jibbigo, a self-contained speech-to-speech translation application for iPhones, iPods, and iPads. Jibbigo, the world’s first speech-to-speech translator on a phone that runs online and even off-line, independent from the Internet.
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announced 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Monoidics

synopsis: Social network Facebook has acquired certain assets of UK-based tech firm Monoidics that specialises in software quality verification. Monoidics’ team will relocate to Facebook’s London offices. The company’s technology will be used by Facebook in its mobile development process to scan for bugs.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Monoidics
Monoidics provides cutting-edge solutions for formal verification, memory safety analysis, termination analysis, and security of software. Monoidics solutions are on the forefront of research in automatic formal verification and analysis.
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announced 4/25/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Facebook, will acquire Parse

synopsis: Facebook Inc. has agreed to buy startup Parse in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $85 million. Parse, which was founded in 2011 and has raised $7 million from investors like Ignition Partners, helps companies build mobile applications across different operating systems.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Parse
Parse is the cloud app platform for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, iOS, Android, JavaScript, and OS X. With Parse, users can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured mobile or web app in record time without ever worrying about server management.
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closed 4/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Osmeta Inc.

synopsis: Facebook acquired Osmeta Inc. Osmeta Inc. offers mobile software. Not a lot is known about Osmeta because it hadn't yet launched a commercial product.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Osmeta Inc.
Osmeta is a Silicon Valley startup company that offers mobile software. Osmeta's 17-person engineering team had worked on Android, Chrome for Android, Chrome OS and more. They are headed by CEO Amit Singh. Osmeta has yet to launch a commercial product.
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closed 3/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Legit, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook is adding the two founders of Legit, a startup that runs an online reputation system, to its team after the young company announced that it had been ‘acqui-hired’ by the Menlo Park-based social network.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Legit, Inc.
Bay Area-based Legit’s service pulls in details from across the Web to assess an Internet users’ trustworthiness, and is specifically designed for social marketplace services where people want to know that the person they are buying services from won’t rip them off.
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closed 3/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Hot Studio

synopsis: Facebook announced that it has acquired Hot Studio, a design agency based in San Francisco and New York, to build new tools for brands and businesses on the social network. Its services include brand strategy, data visualization, mobile apps, and much more.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Hot Studio
Hot Studio is a leading experience design company. Its services include: Strategy (customer experience, brand strategy, content strategy); Design (brand identity, application design, web design); and Technology (web applications, open source, R&D).
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closed 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Storylane

synopsis: The social network, Facebook, has acquired a service that allows users to share stories and content, similar to Facebook's news feed feature, called Storylane. Storylane will join Facebook in revamping its news feed in an effort to reduce clutter and focus on stories that are more relevant to each other.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Storylane
Storylane is a social network in beta that encourages users to go beyond posting status updates and instead dive deeper into the narratives of their lives. It is a blogging website that allows users to share stories, photos, links, articles and other content. Its current DBA name is Mixtent, Inc.
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closed 4/29/2013 via Company Press Release

Facebook, acquired Atlas

synopsis: Facebook Inc. has bought Microsoft Corp.'s Atlas ad-serving business, adding to the technologies that power its advertising capabilities. With a Facebook ad server, advertisers and agencies will be able to connect directly to the social network to place ads.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Atlas
The Atlas Advertiser Suite is a world-class media measurement platform, delivering billions of impressions every day. The Atlas Advertiser Suite offers the flexibility, choice, scale, and breadth to ensure customers stay on top of all their digital efforts in an ever-evolving industry.
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announced 8/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Swaylo

synopsis: Facebook has agreed to acquire Threadsy, makers of a social insights tool called Swaylo. Swaylo scores a Facebook member’s influence, called “sway”, and provides a rundown on each user’s audience, reach, and trendiness. Swaylo also makes a tool to help businesses connect with their influencers.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Swaylo
Swaylo scores a Facebook member’s influence, called “sway”, and provides a rundown on each user’s audience, reach, and trendiness. Swaylo also makes a tool to help businesses connect with their influencers.
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closed 7/20/2012 via Forbes

Facebook, acquired Acrylic Software

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Acrylic, a small Vancouver-based company that designed two popular apps: Pulp, an app that presents newsfeeds in a magazine-style format, and Wallet, an app for storing credit-card numbers, passwords and other personal data.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Acrylic Software
Acrylic is a small Vancouver-based company that designed two popular apps: Pulp, an app that presents newsfeeds in a magazine-style format, and Wallet, an app for storing credit-card numbers, passwords and other personal data.
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closed 7/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Spool

synopsis: Facebook acquires Spool, a mobile application that saves articles, image galleries, and videos for later use. By simply clicking on the Spool add-on in the browser, the page will show up on mobile devices.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Spool
Spool is a mobile application that saves articles, image galleries, and videos for later use. By simply clicking on the Spool add-on in the browser, the page will show up on mobile devices.
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closed 6/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Face.com

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Face.com. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup offers application programming interfaces (API) for third-party developers to incorporate Face.com's facial-recognition software into their applications. The company has released two Facebook applications: Photo Finder and Photo Tagger.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Face.com
Face.com is a technology company operating the leading face recognition platform. Its platform is built to support web and mobile services, directly off the cloud. Through its apps and API services, Face.com scans billions of photos monthly and has helped tag hundreds of millions of faces.
price ($mm)
$60
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, purchased Mobile Development Team from Pieceable Software, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired the small staff from Pieceable Software. Pieceable makes an iOS app called the Pieceable Viewer, which lets publishers view their iPhone and iPad apps through a Web browser. As part of the deal, Facebook hired the three engineers behind Pieceable, but did not purchase the whole company, its technology, or customer data.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
seller: Pieceable Software, Inc.
Pieceable lets app publishers piece together native mobile applications from different components, allowing the customer to focus on the content and styling - not the programming. The company's product Pieceable Viewer is the first product that lets iOS app publishers deliver apps to the browser.
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closed 7/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Michael Birch, acquired Bebo, Inc.

synopsis: Michael Birch, Co-Founder of Bebo, Inc., purchased the social network back. Bebo is the world's leading global social media network that combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
buyer: Michael Birch
Michael Birch is an English computer programmer and entrepreneur. Michael and his wife, Xochi, founded the online social networking website Bebo. Michael and Xochi Birch sold Bebo to AOL in March 2008 for $850 million.
target parent: Criterion Capital Partners, LLC
target: Bebo, Inc.
Bebo is the world's leading global social media network. Building on the notion of traditional social networking websites, Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 7/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Origami Labs, acquired FamilyLeaf

synopsis: Origami, the Y Combinator-backed social network for families, has acquired competing service FamilyLeaf, another YC company. FamilyLeaf is a private page for families to easily share photos, share life updates, store contact information, and post messages.
buyer: Origami Labs
Origami offers families a web and mobile platform to share photos and videos and post text-based entries, as well as make announcements and organize photos into albums.
target: FamilyLeaf
FamilyLeaf is a private place for users to share their life with their family. Users can create a private page where their family can easily share photos, share life updates, store contact information, and post messages.
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closed 5/7/2013 via Company Press Release

About.me, Inc., acquired Wefollow

synopsis: About.me has acquired Wefollow. The Wefollow service is a beautifully designed directory that enables people to discover others with common interests (e.g. sports, politics, comedy, etc.).
buyer parent:AOL Inc.
buyer: About.me, Inc.
About.me, Inc. offers product that empowers people to create a single personal profile page that presents their online identities.
target: Wefollow
Wefollow operates an online community. Upon signup each user enters up to 5 interests of theirs. Each user on Wefollow has explicitly specified their interests.
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closed 4/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S., acquired Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri

synopsis: D&R, active in entertainment retail, has purchased all shares of Elektronik Bilgi İletişim Hizmetleri, which owned Idefix and Prefix online booksellers, to enlarge the D&R online sale store.
buyer parent:Dogan Group
buyer: Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S.
Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S. (D & R) engages in the retail of books and music CD's and other entertainment products. The company in based in Instanbul, Turkey and operates as a subsidiary of Dogan Yayin Holding.
target: Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri
Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (EBI) is an innovative internet company operating legacy e-marketing and social networking web sites in Turkey. Among them are www.idefix.com online bookseller, www.siberalem.com e-dating and social networking web site, www.itiraf.com popular confessions.
price ($mm)
$4.66
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closed 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Storylane

synopsis: The social network, Facebook, has acquired a service that allows users to share stories and content, similar to Facebook's news feed feature, called Storylane. Storylane will join Facebook in revamping its news feed in an effort to reduce clutter and focus on stories that are more relevant to each other.
buyer: Facebook(FB:$7,872.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
target: Storylane
Storylane is a social network in beta that encourages users to go beyond posting status updates and instead dive deeper into the narratives of their lives. It is a blogging website that allows users to share stories, photos, links, articles and other content. Its current DBA name is Mixtent, Inc.
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closed 3/6/2013 via PR Web

The Entourage Group, LLC, acquired BlockSavvy.com

synopsis: The Entourage Group acquires BlockSavvy.com, an urban-centric social media network launched by former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO Damon Dash. Its long list of proprietary features included a 3D "Sims"-like environment, its own currency system, eCommerce capabilities, and an innovative advertising platform.
buyer: The Entourage Group, LLC
The Entourage Group, LLC is an internet marketing firm which has architected successful marketing campaigns in various industries over the past years including entertainment, technology, and insurance.
target: BlockSavvy.com
BlockSavvy.com is an urban-centric social media network. Its long list of proprietary features included a 3D "Sims"-like environment, its own currency system, eCommerce capabilities, and an innovative advertising platform which attracted the attention of major US brands and celebrities.
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announced 12/21/2012 via Reuters

Meetic SA, will acquire MassiveMedia

synopsis: Meetic SA announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Massive Media, the company behind Twoo.com and Netlog.com. Massive Media enable members to meet nearby people instantly online.
buyer: Meetic SA(MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris.
target: MassiveMedia
Massive Media is the social media company behind the successful digital brands Netlog.com and Twoo.com. It enables members to meet nearby people instantly. Over 90 million people have joined their sites on web and mobile.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Vert Capital Corp., acquired Poolworks Ltd.

synopsis: Poolworks Ltd., operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, has been sold from Holtzbrinck Digital to Vert Capital Corp. an international investment organization. Vert Capital Corp. acquired all shares of the organization but left an option to use schuelerVZ in the hands of Holtzbrinck Digital.
buyer: Vert Capital Corp.
Vert Capital is a private merchant bank and digital media fund with ownership across a variety of digital properties.
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: Poolworks Ltd.
Poolworks Ltd. is an operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, which are similar to Facebook, but primarily focuses on the German speaking market.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

ValueFirst, acquired Indyarocks Media Services Private Limited

synopsis: ValueFirst has acquired a majority stake in online social networking site Indyarocks.com. Indyarocks.com enables users to create profiles, meet and make friends, catch up with movie buzz, play games, listen to music, catch live cricket scores, and win prizes by sharing photos, and write blogs.
buyer: ValueFirst
ValueFirst Messaging Pvt. Ltd. provides mobile messaging solutions. It also offers enterprise mobile messaging, desktop mobile messaging, and mobile marketing and consulting solutions.
target: Indyarocks Media Services Private Limited
Indyarocks Media Services Private Limited operates an entertainment based social network in India. It enables users to create profiles, meet and make friends, catch up with movie buzz, play games, listen to music, catch live cricket scores, and win prizes by sharing photos, and write blogs.
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closed 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Airtime Media Inc, acquired Erly, Inc.

synopsis: Airtime Media Inc. acquired Erly Inc., a social platform for organizing and sharing personal content.
buyer: Airtime Media Inc
Airtime is a live social video company located in San Francisco. Their small team shares a passion for using the latest video technology to bring people together.
target: Erly, Inc.
Erly is a new social platform for organizing and sharing users personal content. At Erly, they organize content by first creating canonical event pages within which they map people, time, and locations.
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closed 3/15/2012 via PR Newswire

One Three Television LLC, acquired Youtoo

synopsis: Producer Mark Burnett announced that his company One Three Television LLC has taken an ownership interest in Youtoo and will seek to integrate the technology into series produced by his company, One Three Television LLC. Youtoo is both a social network and a television network with advanced technology that makes them work together.
buyer: One Three Television LLC
One Three Television LLC is a television production company owned by Mark Burnett.
target: Youtoo
Youtoo is the world's first Social TV Network. Youtoo is the next frontier of social networking. It's both a social network and a television network with advanced technology that makes them work together. Youtoo TV is currently in 15 million cable households in the US and growing fast.
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closed 12/14/2011 via Market Wire

Tagged, Inc., acquired hi5 Networks

synopsis: Tagged, the social network for meeting new people, announced it has completed the acquisition of hi5, another pioneering social network and one of the largest online communities in the world. Together, Tagged and hi5 create a unique social networking company that will dominate the social discovery category.
buyer: Tagged, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, Tagged is the social network for meeting new people. Tagged enables anyone to meet and socialize with new people through social games, customized profiles, virtual gifts, advanced browsing features and more.
target: hi5 Networks
hi5 Networks is among the top 10 social networks in the world as a leading social entertainment destination. Combining a robust social platform with premium content and game mechanics, it delivers a fun, expressive, and interactive entertainment experience to millions of users.
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closed 10/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Kiwibox.com, Inc., acquired Kwick! Community GmbH & Co.

synopsis: Kiwibox.com has acquired the social network, Kwick! Community GmbH & Co. Kwick! is a leading Social Network Community in Europe focused on the German-speaking market. With more than 10 million members and more than 2.5 Million Unique Users a month, this platform extends the Kiwibox marketplace to Europe.
buyer: Kiwibox.com, Inc.(KIWB:$0.00)
Kiwibox.com, Inc. engages in the ownership and operation of a social networking Web site, Kiwibox.com, for old teens and young adults. 100% of the site's editorial content is written and contributed by high school and college students.
target: Kwick! Community GmbH & Co.
Free to Users, Kwick! is one of the top social networks in Europe and is still growing. Kwick! revenues are generated primarily from online-advertising and by hosting special events. Kwick! offers an online, mobile and App-Version of its website.
price ($mm)
$3.32
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Batanga, Inc., acquired MetroFlog

synopsis: Batanga, Inc., the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets, announced the acquisition of MetroFlog and its partner sites. MetroFlog is a social media platform that allows users to create individual spaces where they upload personal photos and share them among all other users.
buyer: Batanga, Inc.
Batanga, Inc. is the largest independent digital media company serving the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. Its holdings include Batanga Network and Batanga.com. Batanga Network reaches the most U.S. Hispanics online, across all categories and demographics.
target: MetroFlog
MetroFlog.com is a social media platform that allows users to create individual spaces where they upload personal photos and share them among all other users. MetroFlog users have published over twenty million photographs, uploading an additional sixty thousand photos daily.
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closed 8/31/2011 via BusinessWire

IncrediMail Ltd., acquired Smilebox, Inc.

synopsis: IncrediMail Ltd., a digital media company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Smilebox Inc., a U.S. consumer focused photo sharing and social expression company. Smilebox is the only service that supports all personal media, all content types, and all sharing methods.
buyer: IncrediMail Ltd.(PERI:$89.59)
IncrediMail Ltd. is a digital media company that builds downloadable consumer applications for second wave adopters. The company’s award-winning e-mail product, IncrediMail Premium, is sold in over 100 countries in 10 different languages. Other products include PhotoJoy, HiYo, and Magentic.
target: Smilebox, Inc.
Smilebox is an easy-to-use service that lets customers quickly turn life’s moments into digital creations to share and connect with friends and family in a fun and personal way. Smilebox is the only service that supports all personal media, all content types, and all sharing methods.
price ($mm)
$25
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/10/2011 via Market Wire

myYearbook merged with Quepasa Corporation,

synopsis: Social media technology company Quepasa Corporation, owner of popular Latino online social network Quepasa.com, and Insider Guides, Inc., DBA myYearbook.com, the best place to meet new people on the web or mobile device, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Quepasa Corporation(QPSA:$6.05)
Quepasa Corp is a social media technology company which owns Quepasa.com, the leading online social network and game platform for the Latino community, Quepasa Games, a cross platform social game development studio, and Quepasa DSM, a cross platform social advertising and contest platform.
target: myYearbook
myYearbook is a social networking website, headquartered in New Hope, PA. Members can make new friends by creating profiles, interacting through chatter, a real-time stream, sending virtual gifts, and playing games.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.6x
closed 7/14/2011 via PR Newswire

VHT ImageWorks, acquired Dwellicious

synopsis: VHT Inc. announced that it has acquired Dwellicious, the leading social bookmarking site for real estate buyers. Dwellicious is being integrated into the VHT ImageWorks online marketing platform to provide brokerage clients with a valuable tool for communicating with home buyers.
buyer parent:VHT Inc.
buyer: VHT ImageWorks
VHT ImageWorks is a comprehensive and automated marketing platform used by industry-leading brokerages and more than 100,000 real estate professionals across the country. drives more buyer traffic to your Web site, and provides those buyers with an enhanced user experience.
target parent: W&R Studios
target: Dwellicious
Dwellicious is the leading social bookmarking site for real estate buyers. Dwellicious uses the power of social bookmarking to help home buyers share their favorite properties on Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Specific Media, Inc., acquired MySpace, Inc.

synopsis: Specific Media, a digital media company, announced it has acquired Myspace from News Corporation. As part of the agreement, News Corporation will take a minority equity stake in Specific Media. Myspace, Inc. is a leading social entertainment destination powered by the passions of fans.
buyer parent:Enterprise Partners Venture Capital
buyer: Specific Media, Inc.
Specific Media is an independent media platform, solving the reach and data problems facing today's advertisers. Specific Media enables advertisers to target consumers based on demographics, behaviors, geographic locations and the contextual relevance of websites visited.
target parent: News Corporation
target: MySpace, Inc.
MySpace is a technology company connecting people through personal expression, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal profiles, photos, videos, mobile, messaging, and the world's largest music community.
price ($mm)
$35*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

Informed Medical Decisions, Inc., acquired Inherited Health

synopsis: Informed Medical Decisions, Inc., also known as InformedDNA, announced it is acquiring AccessDNA, Inc., owner of Inherited Health, a leading online resource for individuals and families interested in understanding family history and hereditary disease risks.
buyer: Informed Medical Decisions, Inc.
Informed Medical Decisions, Inc. (InformedDNA) is a nationwide network of board-certified genetic counselors and geneticists. The company helps patients, clinicians and healthcare organizations harness the power of genetics to achieve the promise of personalized healthcare.
target: Inherited Health
Inherited Health's proprietary risk analysis system uses entered health information to provide each family member with a personalized view of the hereditary diseases they are more like to develop, pass down to their children, and most importantly, ways to prevent these diseases.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Kensington Leasing, Ltd., merged with Wikifamilies

synopsis: Kensington Leasing, Ltd. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Wikifamilies S.A. Wikifamilies.com is an Internet-based social media property designed to be a leading collaborative web site.
buyer: Kensington Leasing, Ltd.(KNSL:$0.00)
Kensington Leasing, Ltd. is a development stage company and intends to lease specialized computer equipment and provide support services for professionals. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Redlands, California.
target: Wikifamilies
Wikifamilies SA is a development stage Swiss company formed to design, develop and operate an Internet-based social media website, Wikifamilies.com, with a unique emphasis on families and new technologies.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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IN-FUSIO is a leading international mobile entertainment company, publishing top-tier games for cell phones and delivering players' community management services. Focusing on quality, innovation and community, IN-FUSIO applications are enjoyed by more than 15 million people worldwide, through 130 o
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Sonic Branding Solutions
Sonic Branding Solutions is a leading worldwide provider of mass market wireless and internet games and entertainment applications.
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Mandalay Digital Group, Inc.
Mandalay Digital Group, Inc.
Mandalay Digital Group delivers a mobile services platform that works with mobile operators and third-party publishers to provide portal management, user interface, content development and billing technology that enables the responsible distribution of mobile entertainment.
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2012
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$7.23
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($11.25)
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Go2
A leader in mobile search and directory services since 1999, go2 owns and operates a broad range of online and mobile websites including go2 Movies, go2 Dining, go2 Pets, go2 Golf and over 300 mobile websites dedicated to specific colleges and universities throughout the U.S.
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Olaworks, Inc.
Olaworks, Inc.
Olaworks, Inc. develops and markets facial recognition technology. The company offers Web based services and software applications focusing on face identification and recognition.
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Ptch
Ptch
Ptch is a mobile app that allows users to easily transform photos and videos into shareable movies. Users can personalize their movies by adding captions, music, and effects. Users can then share their movies on Ptch, or other social networks.
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RealNetworks, Inc.
RealNetworks, Inc.
RealNetworks creates innovative applications and services that make it easy for people to connect with and enjoy digital media. RealNetworks invented the streaming media category and continues to connect consumers with their digital media both directly and through partners.
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2012
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$258.84
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($25.32)
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($42.28)
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$44.84
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1224
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GigaMedia Limited
GigaMedia Limited is a diversified provider of broadband and entertainment services, with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Through its subsidiary Cambridge Entertainment Software, the Company develops software for online entertainment services, including the global online gaming market.
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2009
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$159.58
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$7.75
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($1.71)
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Shanghai 37wan Network and Technology Co., Ltd.
Shanghai 37wan Network and Technology Co. operates all kinds of domestic, popular web games, covering RPG. simulators, puzzles, and other game types, that involve mythology, and martial arts.
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Zvents, Inc.
Zvents, Inc.
Zvents is a powerful search engine with groundbreaking algorithms and revolutionary search technology. By providing the best in local search, Zvents intuitively connects people with their interests and favorite sources of entertainment.
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Max Sound Corporation
Max Sound Corporation
Max Sound Corporation's MAXD™ Audio Process makes everything sound better and can convert any audio file to high definition quality while significantly reducing the file size. The company is based in Houston, TX.
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Facebook
Facebook
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
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2013
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$7,872.00
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$3,932.00
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$2,921.00
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$1,500.00
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Mixi, Inc.
Mixi, Inc.
mixi, Inc. is an information technology (IT) company that has two business segments. The Social Net segment operates a Website for social networking services (SNSs) under the site name mixi. The Find Job! segment operates a job advertising site under the name Find Job!
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2012
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$161.34
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$35.54
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$21.53
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$9.06
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472
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Renren Inc.
Renren Inc.
Renren operates the leading real name social networking internet platform in China. It enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information and user generated content, play online games, listen to music, shop for deals and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
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2010
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$76.54
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$14.68
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$8.42
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1570
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4D Media, Inc.
4D Media, Inc.
4D Media, Inc. is a leading multimedia company that combines proprietary analytics with web 2.0 technology to deliver a new level of connectivity among operators, sponsors and consumers, primarily targeted at the $3.5B North American motor sports market.
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Bebo, Inc.
Bebo, Inc.
Bebo is the world's leading global social media network. Building on the notion of traditional social networking websites, Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
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CheaterVille, Inc.
CheaterVille, Inc.
CheaterVille, Inc. is a Las Vegas online social media company that provides information about alleged cheaters. CheaterVille has more than 140,000 subscribers to its social networking website, CheaterVille.com.
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eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corp engages in the creation of a lifestyle information/entertainment platform. It provides eDOORWAYS platform, a Web-based personal lifestyle information enhancement and problem solving gateway, lifestyle information source, and business-to-consumer marketplace.
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2008
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($4.40)
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($4.40)
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Equities.com, Inc.
Equities.com, Inc.
Equities.com is an online financial resource platform that provides global financial news, data, research, education and interactive networking capability. The site covers a broad spectrum of market sectors and investment types.
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First on Mars
First on Mars' helps Internet surfers find, organize and share links to free on demand network TV shows on the web. Via a cutting-edge web interface, FOM users discover new TV shows with a personalized guide that adapts to their viewing habits and preferences regarding shows, networks and TV moods.
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Intelimax Media, Inc.
Intelimax Media Inc. is an Internet services company focusing on online games, web content and advertising. Using its proprietary gaming and PPC listing platforms, Intelimax has released its own web properties and social network applications.
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Meetup Inc.
Meetup Inc.
Meetup.com helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting, influential, local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
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ONEsite Inc.
ONEsite, offers a complete, full-featured community platform built on patent-pending technology. ONEsite has a proven ability to create the distinctive, engaging and successful social experiences demanded by leading media, entertainment, and lifestyle brands.
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Origami Labs
Origami Labs
Origami offers families a web and mobile platform to share photos and videos and post text-based entries, as well as make announcements and organize photos into albums.
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Pageflakes Inc.
Pageflakes enables you to easily personalize the web and make it your own. Create a page using Flakes; they're small, movable versions of all of your web favorites that you can arrange on your personal homepage.
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Shibui Data Corp
Shibui Data Corp. owns and operates ShibuiMarkets.com a leading provider of financial information with live quotes for foreign exchange, stocks and emerging market bonds, and FanStreet, a leading sports oriented social network.
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