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closed 3/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Posterous

synopsis: Twitter Inc. has acquired Posterous, a blogging platform known for its slick digital media-sharing interface. The microblogging service said in a blog post that the Posterous staff "has built an innovative product that makes sharing across the Web and mobile devices simple.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Posterous
Posterous is the easiest way to post anything online using email. People can email post@posterous.com and attach any photos, music, video, and documents they want, and Posterous will instantly reply with a new good-looking posterous.com blog.
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closed 6/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired Mailbank.com Inc.

synopsis: Tucows Inc. today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Mailbank.com Inc. (DBA NetIdentity), effective today. Consideration for the transaction was approximately US$18 million, payable in a combination of cash, promissory notes and the issue of approximately 3,603,000 shares of common stock to the stockholders of NetIdentity.
buyer: Tucows Inc.(TCX:$84.58)
Tucows Inc. is a leading wholesaler of Internet services to a global network of more than 6,000 resellers such as ISPs and web hosting companies. Tucows provides a range of outsourced Internet services and products.
target: Mailbank.com Inc.
Netidentity is centered around the idea of helping people communicate with a permanent, personalized Internet email address. With Netidentity's service you can use your own name as your email address or your Website address.
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announced 3/8/2013 via Reuters

Plesk Corp., will acquire Yappn

synopsis: Intertainment Media, Inc. announced that it has executed a binding letter of intent to sell all the assets of Yappn, an online destination where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content in almost any language, to Plesk Corp., a Brooklyn, NY based US development stage company.
buyer: Plesk Corp.
Plesk Corp., a development stage company, focuses on marketing and distributing consumer electronics, home appliances, and plastic housewares, which are manufactured in China.
target parent: Intertainment Media Inc.
target: Yappn
Yappn is a place where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content, individually, in groups and by topic, regardless of the language they speak. By removing the language barrier, the entire world opens up to an entirely new paradigm of communication.
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closed 8/23/2010 via paidContent.org

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Comsenz, Inc.

synopsis: Tencent, the Chinese internet company behind IM service and portal QQ, has bought up Comsenz, a Googlebacked company which is behind the Discuz online discussion board platform, which is extremely popularin China, among other community products.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services."
target: Comsenz, Inc.
Comsenz is a China-based provider of bulletin board and social networking software.
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$43
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closed 6/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Internet Media Labs, acquired TweetChat

synopsis: Internet Media Labs, announced its acquisition of user-favorite TweetChat.com, the original platform for participating in Twitter Chats and live-tweeting conferences and events. TweetChat gave Twitter users a new way to use hashtags.
buyer: Internet Media Labs
Internet Media Labs is single-minded in its drive to create technology that focuses on relevance, the social web and the enterprise. It enable content, businesses and brands to make meaningful relevant connections with users.
target: TweetChat
TweetChat.com offer twitter chat room functionalities to users using hashtags to follow specific topics. Hashtags identify specific topics and those hashtags allow TweetChat to connect users with people talking about similar things.
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closed 5/24/2011 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired TweetDeck, Inc.

synopsis: Twitter has acquired TweetDeck, an application for organizing the display of tweets, for more than $40 million in a mix of cash and stock, according to sources close to the deal.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter, Inc. provides text messages and phone alerts through Twitter.com to its users in the United States and Japan. It also offers an enterprise-level Twitter integration solution for email marketing. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in San Francisco, California.
target: TweetDeck, Inc.
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more.
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cancelled 2/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

UberMedia, cancelled an acquisition of TweetDeck, Inc.

synopsis: TweetDeck, the most popular third-party Twitter client, has been purchased by UberMedia, which already owns Echofon, Twidroyd and UberTwitter. UberMedia’s acquisition of TweetDeck places control of about 20 percent of tweets sent daily under control of a single company.
buyer parent:Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: UberMedia
UberMedia is a developer of applications and web-based services that make it easier for users to find, follow, and communicate with others on Twitter and other social media platforms. UberMedia applications include UberTwitter, Echofon, and Twidroyd.
target: TweetDeck, Inc.
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more.
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closed 5/22/2006 via BusinessWire

Tudor Investment Corp., purchased a minority stake in BigString Corporation

synopsis: BigString Corporation - whose patent-pending technology permits sending recallable, erasable, non-printing and self-destructing emails - announced that it has closed a $2 million round of financing by Tudor Investment Corporation and its affiliates.
buyer: Tudor Investment Corp.
Founded: 1980, Total Capital: $510 Million. Tudor Investment Corporation serves as Manager to the Tudor Private Equity Fund, L.P. and Tudor Ventures II, L.P.
target: BigString Corporation
BigString Corporation is a provider of user-controllable email services. In addition to permitting users to send recallable, erasable and self-destructing emails, BigString's patent-pending technology allows emails and pictures to be rendered non-printable or non-savable.
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announced 2/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Unified Inbox, will acquire HelloInbox

synopsis: Unified Inbox, a cloud-based social conversation and collaboration platform, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire HelloInbox, an iOS app that can be used to send and receive messages both from email accounts and social networks.
buyer: Unified Inbox
Unified Inbox is a cloud based unified conversation & social collaboration platform that centralizes external conversations, social engagement and internal team collaboration into one single platform across desktop and mobile devices.
target: HelloInbox
HelloInbox is a service for your mobile that allows you to check and send all your e-mail and social network messages from one app. HelloInbox gives power users one quick overview of all their important messages on their mobile.
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closed 5/1/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Synacor, Inc., acquired Carbyn Inc.

synopsis: Synacor, Inc., provider of the leading technology platform enabling cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to authenticate their consumers and deliver digital entertainment, TV Everywhere and online services, has acquired Carbyn, the HTML5 Platform that delivers a unified experience for apps across Net-connected devices.
buyer: Synacor, Inc.(SYNC:$116.36)
Synacor's customer-branded platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment, services and apps to their end-consumers, strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement.
target: Carbyn Inc.
Carbyn is the HTML5 Platform that delivers a unified experience for apps across Net-connected devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and connected TVs. End-users can select any Internet-connected device, open a browser and sign into the platform where they can access apps, games, and more.
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closed 7/20/2011 via GlobeNewswire

LogMeIn, Inc., acquired Pachube

synopsis: LogMeIn, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Pachube service and substantially all other assets of Connected Environments Ltd. Pachube is a web-based service for connecting people and devices to the Internet of Things – a network of sensor-enabled devices publishing and sharing data.
buyer: LogMeIn, Inc.(LOGM:$119.46)
LogMeIn, Inc. provides cloud-based remote access, support and collaboration solutions to quickly, simply and securely connect millions of internet-enabled devices across the globe — computers, smartphones, iPad™ and Android™ tablets, and digital displays.
target: Pachube
Pachube is a web-based service connecting people, devices and the Internet of Things. By making it simple to publish, discover and utilize data from any device or sensor connected to the Internet, Pachube is making the Internet of Things accessible to its growing community of users.
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closed 4/6/2011 via Market Wire

Metaswitch Networks, acquired Colibria

synopsis: Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, announced the acquisition of Colibria, the leading independent provider of enhanced instant messaging, presence and network address book solutions.
buyer: Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch Networks is a leading provider of the technologies and solutions that are powering the migration of communications networks to open, next-generation architectures.
target: Colibria
Colibria is the global provider of new generation messaging, presence and social networking solutions. Colibria's award-winning technology enables operators and service providers to deploy enhanced messaging services in order to differentiate their services and to unlock new revenue streams.
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closed 1/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired SayNow

synopsis: Google has acquired voice messaging startup SayNow. SayNow’s platform allows voice messaging, one-on-one conversations, and group calls to be integrated into Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Android, or iPhone applications.
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: SayNow
SayNow is a free service that lets fans and celebrities connect with one another via voice and text messaging. Celebrities are given a unique phone number, which fans can call to leave messages or which celebrities can use to leave messages for their fans to tell them directly what they're up to.
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closed 1/21/2011 via BusinessWire

PostUp, Inc., acquired UberTwitter

synopsis: PostUp, the social media platform founded by Internet entrepreneur Bill Gross, announced that it has acquired UberTwitter, the leading Twitter client on the BlackBerry platform. UberTwitter is also available for iPhones.
buyer parent:Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: PostUp, Inc.
PostUp, Inc. makes social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and others more relevant for everyone, by helping to boost the world’s most authoritative members of social networks on any topic to the top of search results.
target: UberTwitter
UberTwitter is a company devoted to delivering highly functional Twitter clients for mobile devices. The company's first product was ÜberTwitter for the BlackBerry line of mobile phones. The company also offers UberTwitter for iPhones.
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closed 11/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Federated Media Publishing, acquired BigTent Design, Inc.

synopsis: Federated Media Publishing (FM), a next-generation media company, announced the acquisition of BigTent, the leading platform for trusted parenting groups. BigTent’s thousands of groups continue to function as they always have, with the same great customer service, and the platform continues to welcome new groups.
buyer: Federated Media Publishing
Federated Media (FM) is a next-generation media company that connects the world’s largest brand advertisers with the Internet’s most innovative media brands and platforms.
target: BigTent Design, Inc.
BigTent is where trusted groups connect online. The platform for family-friendly organizations strengthens group involvement and simplifies group management. By combining the best of today’s social networking features with group management tools, BigTent helps real-world and virtual communities.
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closed 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, acquired Camfrog

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced its acquisition of Camfrog, one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998.
target: Camfrog
Camfrog is one of the most widely-recognized video chat platforms on the market today and one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
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closed 7/6/2010 via BusinessWire

TweetUp, Inc., acquired Twidroid

synopsis: TweetUp, Inc., announced that it had acquired Twidroid. The company also announced that the application will be renamed Twidroyd in order to ensure minimal confusion with products from Lucas Films, trademark owner of the term “droid,” and will come standard on millions of upcoming Android phones from five of the leading handset manufacturers.
buyer parent:Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: TweetUp, Inc.
TweetUp is a product of Idealab, where Bill Gross also devised the first model for paid internet search, Overture/Goto.com. Then, like now, the goal was creating a business model that would both improve the relevance of search results and enable a steady revenue stream for publishers.
target: Twidroid
Twidroid is the creator of the most popular and highest-rated Twitter client for Android phones.
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closed 3/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Seaospa, Inc., merged with Thwapr, Inc.

synopsis: Thwapr, Inc., a mobile video sharing platform, announced that it has successfully completed a voluntary share exchange with Seaospa, Inc., a development stage company incorporated in Las Vegas, NV. In connection with this share exchange, Seaospa, Inc. plans to change its name to Thwapr, Inc.
buyer: Seaospa, Inc.(SOPAD:$0.00)
Seaospa, Inc. is a development stage company. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had generated no, or minimal, revenue from its business operations.
target: Thwapr, Inc.
Thwapr is a mobile-to-mobile video sharing communications platform. Thwapr's mission is to provide a social mobile video sharing experience regardless of carrier or device worldwide.
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closed 9/15/2009 via Company Press Release

Myriad Group AG, acquired Xumii, Inc.

synopsis: Myriad Group AG, a global leader in mobile technology with software in over 2 billion phones, announced that it has acquired the brand, technology and 17 employees of privately-held Xumii, Inc., a provider of mobile social networking services based in San Mateo, California and Sydney, Australia.
buyer: Myriad Group AG(SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
target: Xumii, Inc.
Xumii is a mobile application that lets people connect with friends across various social networks including Facebook, MySpace, and imeem, or instant messaging services like AIM, Yahoo!, MSN Live, or GoogleTalk.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Good Technology, Inc., acquired Intercasting Corporation

synopsis: Good Technology, the world's leading provider of push mobility solutions, announced that it has acquired Intercasting Corporation, the leading mobile social networking connectivity company in the U.S.
buyer parent:Visto Corporation
buyer: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in wireless handheld computing software and service, using industry standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose over the networks they prefer.
target: Intercasting Corporation
San Diego based Intercasting, a leading mobile social networking company, partners with mobile operators, social networking companies, and major brands and entertainment companies across the globe to drive the growth of personalized mobile media through its ANTHEM platform.
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closed 3/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Posterous

synopsis: Twitter Inc. has acquired Posterous, a blogging platform known for its slick digital media-sharing interface. The microblogging service said in a blog post that the Posterous staff "has built an innovative product that makes sharing across the Web and mobile devices simple.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Posterous
Posterous is the easiest way to post anything online using email. People can email post@posterous.com and attach any photos, music, video, and documents they want, and Posterous will instantly reply with a new good-looking posterous.com blog.
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closed 4/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Gnip, inc.

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Gnip, the social data provider that has long provided access to public Twitter data, and that has deepened its relationship with the social network over the years through a series of product and partnership announcements.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Gnip, inc.
Founded in 2008, Gnip created the first realtime social media data delivery platform. As the leading provider of social media data for enterprise applications, Gnip facilitates access to dozens of social media sources through a single application programming interface (API).
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closed 4/7/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Cover

synopsis: Twitter, a real-time information network, acquires android lockscreen app Cover. Cover is an Android lockscreen app that lets the user customise what apps he sees and when. Cover learns which apps are used in different contexts and puts them right on the lockscreen for easy access.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Cover
Cover is an Android lockscreen app that lets the user customise what apps he sees and when. Cover learns which apps are used in different contexts and puts them right on the lockscreen for easy access.
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closed 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired SecondSync

synopsis: Twitter, Inc. acquired SecondSync Ltd., the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: SecondSync
SecondSync is the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
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closed 9/10/2013 via Reuters

Twitter, Inc., acquired MoPub Inc.

synopsis: Twitter has bought online mobile-ad exchange MoPub, the company said in a blog post. The San Francisco-based companies did not disclose terms, but a person familiar with the matter said Twitter paid $350 million in stock for MoPub. MoPub allows companies to keep track of ad inventory in real time, similar to what Google can do with DoubleClick.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: MoPub Inc.
MoPub is a one-stop ad serving platform designed for mobile application publishers to manage their ad inventory on iOS and Android. MoPub enables app publishers to optimize multiple sources of advertising in a single product.
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closed 8/28/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Twitter, Inc., acquired Trendrr

synopsis: Twitter Inc., a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news, has acquired Trendrr, which tracks and analyzes TV-related social media data.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Trendrr
Trendrr is a real-time company. Its technology harnesses the value of big-data with industry specific solutions. Solving the problem of processing, understanding, and leveraging social data around television, media, and brands. Trendrr went online in 2009 and is headquartered in New York City.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired Marakana

synopsis: Twitter announced its latest acquisition, along with a move into offering richer resources to attract better engineering talent to the company. It has bought Marakana, an open-source technical training company. They publish learning resources, share knowledge from industry leaders, provide a place to share useful tidbits and support the community.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Marakana
Marakana organizes software training courses (both public and private). They publish learning resources, share knowledge from industry leaders, provide a place to share useful tidbits and support the community. Their focus is open source software.
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closed 8/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Locomatix

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Locomatix. Locomatix is an unified platform that supports both real-time analytics and real-time stream query processing to power enterprise and consumer mobile applications.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Locomatix
Locomatix's key product is a single unified platform that supports real-time stream query processing and real-time analytics on rich data types including location data, social graphs, and annotated text data.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Spindle

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Spindle, an app for local discovering - of shops, restaurants, event venues, parks, and other nearby businesses and organizations. The Spindle team will move to San Francisco and shutter the Spindle app.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Spindle
Spindle is a geo-restricted real-time stream, in a mobile app. Spindle tries to find content from Facebook and Twitter relevant to shops, restaurants, bars, event venues, museums, art galleries, parks, and other businesses and organizations around the user.
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closed 5/14/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Lucky Sort

synopsis: Lucky Sort, an Oregon-based startup behind a visualization and navigation engine called TopicWatch that helped to discover patterns in live data streams, has been acquired by Twitter. With TopicWatch, users could sift through social media, government filings, news and commentary in real time to find, summarize and analyze any text-based content.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Lucky Sort
Lucky Sort is the data platform company. It is focused on financial services and risk management markets. Lucky Sort built TopicWatch, a visualization and navigation engine known for presenting large amounts of data in an easy-to-digest format.
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closed 5/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Ubalo

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Ubalo, a company that provides various services aimed at speeding up the coding process, the social network announced. Ubalo describes its business as a way "to make large-scale computing easier and more accessible to a technical audience. Its services are geared toward more efficiently scaling code across multiple computers.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
target: Ubalo
Ubalo, Inc. provides rich, interactive demos with the power of a full computer running in the user's browser. Ubalo is a new way of working with large-scale computing, hiding the details of the computers, environments, and messaging, so users can just write the code for their analysis or processing.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired We Are Hunted

synopsis: Twitter acquired the music discovery service We Are Hunted and is using its technology to build a standalone music app. We Are Hunted is a San Francisco based software company that has developed proprietary search technology which continuously scans the Internet to identify the hottest new music in the world.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets.
target: We Are Hunted
We Are Hunted is a San Francisco based software company that has developed proprietary search technology which continuously scans the Internet to identify the hottest new music in the world.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired BlueFin Labs

synopsis: Twitter has closed a deal to buy BlueFin Labs, a company that specializes in helping media companies understand how people use social media in conjunction with their TV watching. BlueFin offers analysis of how brands, agencies, and TV networks can tap into viewer commentary about shows and commercials to power insights, ad sales, and media buys.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets.
target: BlueFin Labs
Bluefin Labs is a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brand advertisers, advertising agencies and TV networks. Its technology and professional services enable clients to tap into data at scale that links people’s social media commentary to the shows and commercials they watch on TV.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 1/28/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Twitter, Inc., acquired Crashlytics Inc.

synopsis: Twitter, the global network for short bursts of information, is buying a startup, Crashlytics. Crashlytics Inc creates technology to locate and fix crashes in mobile device applications.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets.
target: Crashlytics Inc.
Crashlytics is an elegant solution to a big data problem. They help mobile developers stabilize themselves by finding the needle in the haystack, even the exact line of code that their app crashed on.
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closed 10/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Vine

synopsis: Twitter has purchased a small video creation and sharing company based in New York. Vine is a startup founded by former JetSetter employees Dominik Hoffman and Colin Kroll.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets.
target: Vine
Vine is a video-sharing startup based in New York. Vine allows users to capture and share video on an iPhone.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Clutch.io

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Clutch.io, a company that builds an iOS framework for A/B testing, the process of quickly testing the effectiveness of one design or feature vs. another. Clutch’s line of tools helps developers overcome some common problems with mobile app development including A/B testing for mobile apps.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets.
target: Clutch.io
Clutch.io builds tools for mobile application developers. Clutch’s line of tools helps developers overcome some common problems with mobile app development including A/B testing for mobile apps as well as a framework that enables developers to iterate much faster.
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closed 4/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Hotspots.io

synopsis: Twitter has acquired social media analytics and data company, Hotspots.io. The Hotspots.io team, who are now part of Twitter’s “revenue engineering team,” includes Matt Huang, Alexander Spicer and Ashutosh Singhal. The company focuses on “social media intelligence you’ll actually use.”
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Hotspots.io
Hotspots.io is a social media analytics start-up based in California. It was founded with the vision of helping companies and individuals maximize their social media ROI through actionable and accessible analytics.
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closed 3/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Posterous

synopsis: Twitter Inc. has acquired Posterous, a blogging platform known for its slick digital media-sharing interface. The microblogging service said in a blog post that the Posterous staff "has built an innovative product that makes sharing across the Web and mobile devices simple.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Posterous
Posterous is the easiest way to post anything online using email. People can email post@posterous.com and attach any photos, music, video, and documents they want, and Posterous will instantly reply with a new good-looking posterous.com blog.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Dasient, Inc.

synopsis: Twitter has acquired web security firm Dasient, in a move which could make clicking on URLs in the social network a little safer. Dasient's technology scans web addresses to detect harmful content, and the company also operates a service aimed at keeping online advertising free of malware.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Dasient, Inc.
Dasient was founded in 2008 with the explicit goal to create and build a company that would make the web a safer place for online businesses. Dasient's cloud-based, web-scale technology sees into the expanses of the Internet to offer the best defense against web-based malware attacks.
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closed 1/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Summify

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Summify, a Canadian company that created one of several mobile apps that automatically scan the flood of news stories being shared across all social networks. Summify helps people and organizations consume, discover and publish news more efficiently.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Summify
Summify helps people and organizations consume, discover and publish news more efficiently by creating beautiful daily summaries of the most relevant news from their social networks. Summaries can be delivered by email, web or mobile.
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closed 11/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Whisper Systems

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Whisper Systems, a a two-person mobile security software development firm that was founded in 2010. Whisper Systems develops security software for mobile platforms which is focused on protecting data in transit and at rest. Its two offerings are TextSecure and RedPhone.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Whisper Systems
Whisper Systems develops security software for mobile platforms which is focused on protecting data in transit and at rest. The two initial offerings in the Whisper Systems security suite, RedPhone and TextSecure, allow you to make secure voice calls and communicate securely by text message.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Posterous

synopsis: Twitter Inc. has acquired Posterous, a blogging platform known for its slick digital media-sharing interface. The microblogging service said in a blog post that the Posterous staff "has built an innovative product that makes sharing across the Web and mobile devices simple.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media.
target: Posterous
Posterous is the easiest way to post anything online using email. People can email post@posterous.com and attach any photos, music, video, and documents they want, and Posterous will instantly reply with a new good-looking posterous.com blog.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/20/2011 via GlobeNewswire

LogMeIn, Inc., acquired Pachube

synopsis: LogMeIn, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Pachube service and substantially all other assets of Connected Environments Ltd. Pachube is a web-based service for connecting people and devices to the Internet of Things – a network of sensor-enabled devices publishing and sharing data.
buyer: LogMeIn, Inc.(LOGM:$119.46)
LogMeIn, Inc. provides cloud-based remote access, support and collaboration solutions to quickly, simply and securely connect millions of internet-enabled devices across the globe — computers, smartphones, iPad™ and Android™ tablets, and digital displays.
target: Pachube
Pachube is a web-based service connecting people, devices and the Internet of Things. By making it simple to publish, discover and utilize data from any device or sensor connected to the Internet, Pachube is making the Internet of Things accessible to its growing community of users.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2010 via BusinessWire

Federated Media Publishing, acquired BigTent Design, Inc.

synopsis: Federated Media Publishing (FM), a next-generation media company, announced the acquisition of BigTent, the leading platform for trusted parenting groups. BigTent’s thousands of groups continue to function as they always have, with the same great customer service, and the platform continues to welcome new groups.
buyer: Federated Media Publishing
Federated Media (FM) is a next-generation media company that connects the world’s largest brand advertisers with the Internet’s most innovative media brands and platforms.
target: BigTent Design, Inc.
BigTent is where trusted groups connect online. The platform for family-friendly organizations strengthens group involvement and simplifies group management. By combining the best of today’s social networking features with group management tools, BigTent helps real-world and virtual communities.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, acquired Camfrog

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced its acquisition of Camfrog, one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998.
target: Camfrog
Camfrog is one of the most widely-recognized video chat platforms on the market today and one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/8/2013 via Reuters

Plesk Corp., will acquire Yappn

synopsis: Intertainment Media, Inc. announced that it has executed a binding letter of intent to sell all the assets of Yappn, an online destination where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content in almost any language, to Plesk Corp., a Brooklyn, NY based US development stage company.
buyer: Plesk Corp.
Plesk Corp., a development stage company, focuses on marketing and distributing consumer electronics, home appliances, and plastic housewares, which are manufactured in China.
target parent: Intertainment Media Inc.
target: Yappn
Yappn is a place where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content, individually, in groups and by topic, regardless of the language they speak. By removing the language barrier, the entire world opens up to an entirely new paradigm of communication.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/23/2010 via paidContent.org

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Comsenz, Inc.

synopsis: Tencent, the Chinese internet company behind IM service and portal QQ, has bought up Comsenz, a Googlebacked company which is behind the Discuz online discussion board platform, which is extremely popularin China, among other community products.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services."
target: Comsenz, Inc.
Comsenz is a China-based provider of bulletin board and social networking software.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Internet Media Labs, acquired TweetChat

synopsis: Internet Media Labs, announced its acquisition of user-favorite TweetChat.com, the original platform for participating in Twitter Chats and live-tweeting conferences and events. TweetChat gave Twitter users a new way to use hashtags.
buyer: Internet Media Labs
Internet Media Labs is single-minded in its drive to create technology that focuses on relevance, the social web and the enterprise. It enable content, businesses and brands to make meaningful relevant connections with users.
target: TweetChat
TweetChat.com offer twitter chat room functionalities to users using hashtags to follow specific topics. Hashtags identify specific topics and those hashtags allow TweetChat to connect users with people talking about similar things.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/24/2011 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired TweetDeck, Inc.

synopsis: Twitter has acquired TweetDeck, an application for organizing the display of tweets, for more than $40 million in a mix of cash and stock, according to sources close to the deal.
buyer: Twitter, Inc.(TWTR:$684.89)
Twitter, Inc. provides text messages and phone alerts through Twitter.com to its users in the United States and Japan. It also offers an enterprise-level Twitter integration solution for email marketing. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in San Francisco, California.
target: TweetDeck, Inc.
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more.
price ($mm)
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cancelled 2/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

UberMedia, cancelled an acquisition of TweetDeck, Inc.

synopsis: TweetDeck, the most popular third-party Twitter client, has been purchased by UberMedia, which already owns Echofon, Twidroyd and UberTwitter. UberMedia’s acquisition of TweetDeck places control of about 20 percent of tweets sent daily under control of a single company.
buyer parent:Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: UberMedia
UberMedia is a developer of applications and web-based services that make it easier for users to find, follow, and communicate with others on Twitter and other social media platforms. UberMedia applications include UberTwitter, Echofon, and Twidroyd.
target: TweetDeck, Inc.
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Unified Inbox, will acquire HelloInbox

synopsis: Unified Inbox, a cloud-based social conversation and collaboration platform, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire HelloInbox, an iOS app that can be used to send and receive messages both from email accounts and social networks.
buyer: Unified Inbox
Unified Inbox is a cloud based unified conversation & social collaboration platform that centralizes external conversations, social engagement and internal team collaboration into one single platform across desktop and mobile devices.
target: HelloInbox
HelloInbox is a service for your mobile that allows you to check and send all your e-mail and social network messages from one app. HelloInbox gives power users one quick overview of all their important messages on their mobile.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2011 via Market Wire

Metaswitch Networks, acquired Colibria

synopsis: Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, announced the acquisition of Colibria, the leading independent provider of enhanced instant messaging, presence and network address book solutions.
buyer: Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch Networks is a leading provider of the technologies and solutions that are powering the migration of communications networks to open, next-generation architectures.
target: Colibria
Colibria is the global provider of new generation messaging, presence and social networking solutions. Colibria's award-winning technology enables operators and service providers to deploy enhanced messaging services in order to differentiate their services and to unlock new revenue streams.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired SayNow

synopsis: Google has acquired voice messaging startup SayNow. SayNow’s platform allows voice messaging, one-on-one conversations, and group calls to be integrated into Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Android, or iPhone applications.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: SayNow
SayNow is a free service that lets fans and celebrities connect with one another via voice and text messaging. Celebrities are given a unique phone number, which fans can call to leave messages or which celebrities can use to leave messages for their fans to tell them directly what they're up to.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 1/21/2011 via BusinessWire

PostUp, Inc., acquired UberTwitter

synopsis: PostUp, the social media platform founded by Internet entrepreneur Bill Gross, announced that it has acquired UberTwitter, the leading Twitter client on the BlackBerry platform. UberTwitter is also available for iPhones.
buyer parent:Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: PostUp, Inc.
PostUp, Inc. makes social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and others more relevant for everyone, by helping to boost the world’s most authoritative members of social networks on any topic to the top of search results.
target: UberTwitter
UberTwitter is a company devoted to delivering highly functional Twitter clients for mobile devices. The company's first product was ÜberTwitter for the BlackBerry line of mobile phones. The company also offers UberTwitter for iPhones.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/6/2010 via BusinessWire

TweetUp, Inc., acquired Twidroid

synopsis: TweetUp, Inc., announced that it had acquired Twidroid. The company also announced that the application will be renamed Twidroyd in order to ensure minimal confusion with products from Lucas Films, trademark owner of the term “droid,” and will come standard on millions of upcoming Android phones from five of the leading handset manufacturers.
buyer parent:Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: TweetUp, Inc.
TweetUp is a product of Idealab, where Bill Gross also devised the first model for paid internet search, Overture/Goto.com. Then, like now, the goal was creating a business model that would both improve the relevance of search results and enable a steady revenue stream for publishers.
target: Twidroid
Twidroid is the creator of the most popular and highest-rated Twitter client for Android phones.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 3/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Seaospa, Inc., merged with Thwapr, Inc.

synopsis: Thwapr, Inc., a mobile video sharing platform, announced that it has successfully completed a voluntary share exchange with Seaospa, Inc., a development stage company incorporated in Las Vegas, NV. In connection with this share exchange, Seaospa, Inc. plans to change its name to Thwapr, Inc.
buyer: Seaospa, Inc.(SOPAD:$0.00)
Seaospa, Inc. is a development stage company. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had generated no, or minimal, revenue from its business operations.
target: Thwapr, Inc.
Thwapr is a mobile-to-mobile video sharing communications platform. Thwapr's mission is to provide a social mobile video sharing experience regardless of carrier or device worldwide.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 9/15/2009 via Company Press Release

Myriad Group AG, acquired Xumii, Inc.

synopsis: Myriad Group AG, a global leader in mobile technology with software in over 2 billion phones, announced that it has acquired the brand, technology and 17 employees of privately-held Xumii, Inc., a provider of mobile social networking services based in San Mateo, California and Sydney, Australia.
buyer: Myriad Group AG(SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
target: Xumii, Inc.
Xumii is a mobile application that lets people connect with friends across various social networks including Facebook, MySpace, and imeem, or instant messaging services like AIM, Yahoo!, MSN Live, or GoogleTalk.
price ($mm)
$0.40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Good Technology, Inc., acquired Intercasting Corporation

synopsis: Good Technology, the world's leading provider of push mobility solutions, announced that it has acquired Intercasting Corporation, the leading mobile social networking connectivity company in the U.S.
buyer parent:Visto Corporation
buyer: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in wireless handheld computing software and service, using industry standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose over the networks they prefer.
target: Intercasting Corporation
San Diego based Intercasting, a leading mobile social networking company, partners with mobile operators, social networking companies, and major brands and entertainment companies across the globe to drive the growth of personalized mobile media through its ANTHEM platform.
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closed 5/1/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Synacor, Inc., acquired Carbyn Inc.

synopsis: Synacor, Inc., provider of the leading technology platform enabling cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to authenticate their consumers and deliver digital entertainment, TV Everywhere and online services, has acquired Carbyn, the HTML5 Platform that delivers a unified experience for apps across Net-connected devices.
buyer: Synacor, Inc.(SYNC:$116.36)
Synacor's customer-branded platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment, services and apps to their end-consumers, strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement.
target: Carbyn Inc.
Carbyn is the HTML5 Platform that delivers a unified experience for apps across Net-connected devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and connected TVs. End-users can select any Internet-connected device, open a browser and sign into the platform where they can access apps, games, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired Mailbank.com Inc.

synopsis: Tucows Inc. today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Mailbank.com Inc. (DBA NetIdentity), effective today. Consideration for the transaction was approximately US$18 million, payable in a combination of cash, promissory notes and the issue of approximately 3,603,000 shares of common stock to the stockholders of NetIdentity.
buyer: Tucows Inc.(TCX:$84.58)
Tucows Inc. is a leading wholesaler of Internet services to a global network of more than 6,000 resellers such as ISPs and web hosting companies. Tucows provides a range of outsourced Internet services and products.
target: Mailbank.com Inc.
Netidentity is centered around the idea of helping people communicate with a permanent, personalized Internet email address. With Netidentity's service you can use your own name as your email address or your Website address.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/21/2007 via Company Press Release

Openwave Systems, Inc., acquired WiderWeb Limited

synopsis: Openwave Systems Inc., the leading independent provider of software solutions for the communications and media industries, has completed the acquisition of WiderWeb Limited, a leading developer of mobile web access solutions.
buyer: Openwave Systems, Inc.(OPWV:$0.00)
Openwave Systems Inc. is one of the world's leading innovators of software applications and infrastructure designed to enable revenue-generating, personalized services, including merchandising and advertising, which converge the mobile and broadband experience across all of a user's devices.
target: WiderWeb Limited
WiderWeb was begun in 2003 to aid web site owners in adding accessibility to their web sites, to meet the requirements of the UK Disability Discrimination Act and supported by the DTI Research & Development Grant scheme.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Meebo
Meebo
Meebo is a consumer internet company focused on driving user engagement across the web. Their flagship product, the Meebo Bar, provides publishers and advertisers a surprisingly simple way to organically weave content engagement and brand experiences into the consumer’s web experience.
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textPlus
textPlus
textPlus is a leading mobile communications service that lets anyone text, talk and share for free or cheaply. textPlus offers unparalleled choice, savings and reliability to consumers globally for a better phone experience.
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Viber
Viber
Viber is developed by Viber Media, a pioneering mobile messaging and VoIP company. With Viber, everyone in the world can connect freely. More than 200 million Viber users text, call, and send photo and video messages worldwide over Wifi or 3G for free.
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WhatsApp
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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Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch is a pioneer and leader in customized easy-to-use wireless solutions. STI's Pound program makes downloading content to your mobile phone easy while Mobile Machine enables consumers to download content from the Web to your mobile device.
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Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc. is a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses. Subscribers in more than 100 countries rely on Carbonite to provide easy-to-use, affordable and secure online backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access.
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2012
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$84.04
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($5.17)
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($15.97)
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ZeoBit LLC
ZeoBit develops ZeoNet, a cloud storage technology. ZeoNet allows secure file sharing with anyone. Users drop any file into ZeoNet, get a link and share with anyone.
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Twitter, Inc.
Twitter, Inc.
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations.
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2013
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$684.89
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($531.94)
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($635.83)
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Paltalk
Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998.
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Qlipso
Qlipso
Qlipso is the first completely portable Web-based experience that allows users to share any type of Flash-based media live and synchronized with their friends and family in a relaxed and secure online social setting.
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Vivox, Inc.
Vivox, Inc.
Vivox's VoiceEverywhereTM enables social communications anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Vivox provides communication applications for social experiences where consumers interact on the Web, on their mobile devices or within gaming or social networking environments.
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BUMP Network, Inc.
BUMP Network, Inc.
BUMP Network, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based transaction, membership and communication technologies, including a social network utilizing license plate messaging and location couponing.
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HelloInbox
HelloInbox
HelloInbox is a service for your mobile that allows you to check and send all your e-mail and social network messages from one app. HelloInbox gives power users one quick overview of all their important messages on their mobile.
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Meebo
Meebo
Meebo is a consumer internet company focused on driving user engagement across the web. Their flagship product, the Meebo Bar, provides publishers and advertisers a surprisingly simple way to organically weave content engagement and brand experiences into the consumer’s web experience.
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textPlus
textPlus
textPlus is a leading mobile communications service that lets anyone text, talk and share for free or cheaply. textPlus offers unparalleled choice, savings and reliability to consumers globally for a better phone experience.
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Viber
Viber
Viber is developed by Viber Media, a pioneering mobile messaging and VoIP company. With Viber, everyone in the world can connect freely. More than 200 million Viber users text, call, and send photo and video messages worldwide over Wifi or 3G for free.
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WhatsApp
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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Deep Six Technologies, SAS
Deep Six Technologies is a pioneering provider of the most affordable, efficient and effective anti-spam appliances on the market. Unlike virtually all alternative approaches, Deep Six stops spam before it enters the network.
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Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch is a pioneer and leader in customized easy-to-use wireless solutions. STI's Pound program makes downloading content to your mobile phone easy while Mobile Machine enables consumers to download content from the Web to your mobile device.
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Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc. is a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses. Subscribers in more than 100 countries rely on Carbonite to provide easy-to-use, affordable and secure online backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access.
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2012
rev ($mm)
$84.04
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($5.17)
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($15.97)
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342
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ZeoBit LLC
ZeoBit develops ZeoNet, a cloud storage technology. ZeoNet allows secure file sharing with anyone. Users drop any file into ZeoNet, get a link and share with anyone.
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Motricity, Inc.
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity is a mobile data solutions provider exclusively focused on the rapidly growing mobile Internet market. It serves some of the world's largest mobile operators and enterprises, simplifying the mobile Internet and creating high value and highly relevant mobile experiences for consumers.
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2011
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$121.65
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($11.69)
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($22.01)
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