Like Daylife

closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
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closed 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

ESW Capital, LLC, acquired Olive Software

synopsis: ESW Capital, LLC, announced that it has acquired Olive Software. A proven e-publishing pioneer, Olive Software provides hundreds of media companies and organizations globally with solutions that maximize reader satisfaction and transform digital content into profit centers.
buyer: ESW Capital, LLC
ESW Capital group specifically focuses on buying, transforming, and running mature business software companies. By taking advantage of its unique operating platform, ESW revitalizes its acquisitions for sustainable success while making customer satisfaction a top priority. "
target: Olive Software
Olive Software’s cloud-based e-publishing platform delivers cross-media publishing capabilities, digitally enriched print to web, monetization programs and audience engagement solutions. Their patented and proprietary technology makes Olive Software unique in the industry.
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announced 3/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Broadcasting, will acquire Internet Broadcasting Systems

synopsis: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc., a leading digital publishing platform and digital agency services provider in a transaction that is expected to be accretive to 2014 results.
buyer: Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST:$2,737.26)
Nexstar Broadcasting Group owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 74 television stations and 13 related digital multicast signals reaching 44 markets or approximately 12.1% of all U.S. television households. "
target: Internet Broadcasting Systems
Internet Broadcasting Systems is a pioneer of innovative technology and services for the broadcast media industry. Their solutions including award-winning websites, a SaaS-based digital publishing platform, original and syndicated content, and one of the largest digital advertising agencies.
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$20
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closed 6/29/2015 via Market Wire

Ooyala, acquired Nativ

synopsis: Ooyala, a leading video, analytics and advertising technology provider, acquired Nativ, a provider of cloud-based media logistics and workflow software and services. Nativ's product, MioEverywhere, redefines end-to-end media management for today's data-driven world by removing the cost and complexity of creating and managing content in the cloud.
buyer parent: Telstra Corporation Limited
buyer: Ooyala
Ooyala's offers premium video platforms and ad serving solution with industry-leading end-to-end solutions that help large-scale broadcasters, operators, media companies, enterprises and brands build more engaged and more profitable audiences, and monetize video with interactive experiences. "
target: Nativ
Nativ is redefining media management by removing the cost and complexity of creating, managing and delivering content in the cloud. Nativ allows brands to manage their content workflow so they can be quicker to respond to changing consumer demands for more content, in more formats on more devices.
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Issuu, acquired Magma

synopsis: Digital publishing platform Issuu announced its acquisition of Magma, an editorial platform that enables writers, editors, advertising salespeople and art directors to collaborate in organizing, laying out and proofing publications.
buyer: Issuu
Issuu is the world's fastest growing digital publishing platform with more than 4.5 million publishers and more than 9 million publications. "
target: Magma
Magma is developer of an editorial tool that publishers of all sizes use to save time and work smarter. Magma provides an online, subscription based, tool for planning, organizing, and creating content – helping both classic print and emerging digital publications.
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closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

VITEC Software Group, acquired Visiolink ApS

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB is strengthening its Nordic position in Vertical Market Software through the acquisition of all shares in the Danish software company Visiolink. Visiolink offers a publishing system for digital versions of print media, such as newspapers, with a focus on media companies.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$143.67)
Vitec is market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: Visiolink ApS
Visiolink offers a publishing system for digital versions of print media, such as newspapers, with a focus on media companies. Visiolink currently has about 200 customers in 9 European countries, where the Nordic countries account for a large portion of sales.
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$7
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$2
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

ppi Media GmbH, acquired KnowledgeView Ltd

synopsis: ppi Media, a leading software specialist for publishing workflows, has acquired KnowledgeView a UK-based company that develops cross-media publishing, news management, and editorial sharing systems. KnowledgeView's Publish Live product makes multi-publishing easy, creating a highly scalable content hub on the cloud for all generated content.
buyer: ppi Media GmbH
ppi Media is one of the leading international software specialists for publishing workflows in the fields of print, web and mobile. Numerous publishers were able to increase their online revenue and optimize their use of valuable resources in their daily workflows with ppi Media's solutions. "
target: KnowledgeView Ltd
KnowlegdeView is a UK-based company that develops cross-media publishing, news management, and editorial sharing systems for the MENA region. Their Publish Live product makes multi-publishing easy, creating a highly scalable content hub on the cloud for all generated content.
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announced 11/13/2013 via Company Press Release

CCI Europe A/S, will acquire Escenic AS

synopsis: Vizrt Ltd. announced that it has reached a definitive purchase agreement with CCI Europe A/S concerning the sale of 100% of the outstanding shares of Escenic AS, a leading provider of online publishing solutions, based in Oslo, Norway. Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer parent: Stibo A/S
buyer: CCI Europe A/S
CCI is provider of editorial and advertising solutions for multimedia news environments. Their CCI AdDesk, CCI NewsGate and CCI NewsDesk products are the most robust and powerful systems in the industry, and are implemented in news organizations across five continents. "
target parent: VIZRT Ltd.
target: Escenic AS
Escenic AS is a leading provider of online publishing solutions, based in Oslo, Norway. Escenic provides a Multi-channel and mobile ready publishing solution including the Escenic Content Engine, a high performance content management and delivery system for modern websites.
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$2.00
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closed 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Naviga, acquired Zinio LLC

synopsis: Naviga, the largest software supplier serving the global media industry, announced the acquisition of ZINIO, the leading technology platform for digital magazines. ZINIO’s proprietary technology converts magazines into digital content that can be monetized in entirely new ways.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Naviga
Naviga is the leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries. Our content creation, syndication, presentation and monetization solutions help companies drive profitability and accelerate digital business models. "
target parent: Gilvest LP
target: Zinio LLC
ZINIO brings innovation and inspiration to magazine publishers and consumers by delivering the ultimate digital reading experience on any device. ZINIO converts print magazines to digital XML content offering publishers to manage and deliver their content in magazine apps and platforms.
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announced 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Fabasoft AG, will acquire Xpublisher GmbH

synopsis: Austria-based Fabasoft AG has agreed to acquire the majority of shares in Xpublisher GmbH, a software company based in Munich. Xpublisher GmbH specializes in technologies in the content area. Xpublisher's editorial system creates and manages all content and its associated assets media-neutral and separates them from the publication channel.
buyer: Fabasoft AG (FAA:$42.19)
Fabasoft AG is an Austrian software product company and cloud service providers for digital document control and electronic document, process and file management. Fabasoft's products digitize, simplify, and accelerate business processes - within and across organizational and national boundaries. "
target: Xpublisher GmbH
Germany-based Xpublisher GmbH is a software company specializing in technologies in the content area. Publishing and media houses, portal operators benefit from the fully integrated functions of the professional crossmedia editorial system Xpublisher and the browser-based XML editor Xeditor.
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$2
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired The Media Services Group

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, a leading provider of software technologies for the media industry, announced the acquisition of Media Services Group, a major supplier of integrated digital publishing, magazine advertising, and event management software for the global magazine and book publishing industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NewsCycle is a leading provider of software technologies for the global media industry. NewsCycle helps their clients in their mission to create stronger, better informed communities, while protecting the integrity of news, advertising and customer information. "
target: The Media Services Group
The Media Services Group (MSG) offers an extensive product portfolio designed to meet the ever-changing needs of all publishers. MSG provides integrated publishing software, magazine advertising software, and event registration software to hundreds of customers in the book and magazine industries.
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closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Firebrand Technologies, Inc., acquired Enthrill Distribution Inc.

synopsis: Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technology services, announced the acquisition of the technology assets and brands from Enthrill Distribution, Inc., a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry.
buyer: Firebrand Technologies, Inc.
Firebrand Technologies provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Title Management™ Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post- production, marketing and sales; Direct2Reader™ provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers. "
target: Enthrill Distribution Inc.
Enthrill Distribution, Inc. is a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry. Enthrill's products include PackaDRM, a device agnostic social DRM, and the Endpaper Engine, an ebook delivery platform that delivers ebooks into any reading device.
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announced 6/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Patriot Minefinders Inc., will acquire

synopsis: Patriot Minefinders Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Juliet, developer of the world's premier ePublishing software platform. The software platform will allow authors to input their work directly into ePub format, which is the industry standard format in the electronic publishing.
buyer: Patriot Minefinders Inc. (OTCPK:PROF:$0.00)
Patriot Minefinders Inc., an exploration company, engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. It focuses on acquiring new projects and opportunities. "
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Juliet Press is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and is focused on developing the world's premier ePublishing software platform. The software platform allows authors to input their work directly into ePub format, which is the industry standard format in the electronic publishing.
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$2.52
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closed 9/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired Mobcast Services Ltd

synopsis: Tesco has acquired Mobcast, the digital book platform provider, to offer customers more choices in how they buy books. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited (LSE:TSCO:$76,795.61)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). "
target: Mobcast Services Ltd
Mobcast has established itself as a world leader in eBook delivery. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of more than 130,000 of the UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
price ($mm)
$7.14
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closed 5/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Quark Inc., acquired MobileIQ, Inc.

synopsis: Quark has announced its acquisition of Mobile IQ, creators of PressRun, the cloud-based digital publishing solution developed to deliver innovative, interactive tablet and mobile experiences.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Quark Inc.
Quark Inc. is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organizations. Its flagship product, QuarkXPress, has changed the course of traditional publishing. "
target: MobileIQ, Inc.
Mobile IQ, creators of PressRun, the cloud-based digital publishing solution developed to deliver innovative, interactive tablet and mobile experiences.
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closed 3/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Texterity Inc. merged with Godengo, Inc.,

synopsis: Godengo, Inc., the largest provider of content management systems for magazine publishers, and Texterity, Inc., a provider of digital magazines and mobile apps, announced that they have joined forces to create the first unified platform that is focused on helping publishers leverage digital, web, and mobile media.
buyer: Godengo, Inc.
Godengo, Inc. provides publishers with robust online products and digital advertising platforms. These products and services enable publishers to offer their content to their loyal readers through a variety of different media formats. "
target: Texterity Inc.
Texterity, Inc. is a privately held company located in Southborough, MA. As a leader in digital and mobile publishing solutions, Texterity creates, maintains, and tracks more than 750 digital editions and builds magazine-branded apps for B2B, consumer, association, niche, and educational titles.
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closed 8/4/2011 via BusinessWire

Elevate, Inc., acquired Zipadi Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Elevate, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Business Services, Inc., announced it has acquired Zipadi Technologies, LLC, a do-it-yourself digital publishing and E-business software-as-a-service platform. Elevate’s acquisition of Zipadi furthers its mission to revolutionize the way the world experiences ideas and information.
buyer: Elevate, Inc. (HGLB:$0.00)
Elevate, Inc. is a digital services provider that is meeting customer demand for affordability, variety, and service by leveraging a network of independent Certifiable Geniuses to sell and service the residential and small business data, voice, video, mobile and security markets. "
target: Zipadi Technologies, LLC
Zipadi Technologies is a do-it-yourself digital publishing and E-business software-as-a-service platform. They make it easy for businesses to transform existing printed sales materials into a rich media Web site, manage customers, and track warehouse operations.
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$0.45
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announced 10/10/2012 via PR Newswire

Kobo Inc., will acquire Aquafadas

synopsis: Kobo, Inc., a global powerhouse in eReading with over 10 million users in 190 countries, and Aquafadas a leading digital publishing technology company, announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Kobo intends to acquire Aquafadas.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Kobo Inc.
Kobo Inc. is one of the world's fastest-growing eReading services offering over 3-million eBooks, magazines and newspapers. Kobo has top ranked eReading applications for iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows and MacOS. "
target: Aquafadas
Aquafadas solutions allow and facilitate the dissemination of digital content on all major new platforms: smartphones, tablets and web. The business world uses the Aquafadas tools to enable migration of digital content such as marketing, technical documentation, commercial or financial.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 3/7/2013 via Market Wire

Outbrain Inc., acquired Visual Revenue

synopsis: Outbrain, the leading content discovery platform, announced the acquisition of Visual Revenue, the leading provider of tools to enhance the hand of online editors and improve performance on their homepages, section fronts and social channels.
buyer: Outbrain Inc.
Outbrain is the leading content recommendation engine, reaching a highly engaged audience through distribution on top publisher sites, including USA Today, iVillage, PC Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, The Daily Beast and Slate. "
target: Visual Revenue
Founded in 2010, Visual Revenue, Inc. builds a real-time predictive analytics platform that makes human editors the most powerful force in today’s data-driven newsrooms. This helps media organizations to distinguish their brands.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Industry Dive, LLC, purchased Content Marketing business from NewsCred, Inc.

synopsis: Industry Dive, a leader in business journalism, and NewsCred, a global leader in enterprise content marketing technology, announced that Industry Dive will acquire NewsCred's Content Marketing studio and services business including assets, people and clients. NewsCred's content business helps build brands, scale content, and drive measurable result
buyer: Industry Dive, LLC
Industry Dive is a leading business journalism company. More than 11 million decision-makers across 20 competitive industries rely on its exclusive insight and analysis delivered through 22 publications. Industry Dive has continued growth since its founding in 2012. "
seller: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred's Content Marketing business helps scale content programs, build brands, & drive measurable results. Their content creators are the best in the business with deep industry experience.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Rock Content, acquired ScribbleLive

synopsis: Rock Content, a Brazilian company that developed the first content marketplace that provides innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, and on-demand talent, has acquired ScribbleLive, a Canadian content cloud provider that helps companies plan, create, distribute and measure their content.
buyer: Rock Content
Headquartered in Brazil, Rock Content developed the first content marketplace that provides innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, and on-demand talent. Rock maintains a talent network of creative professionals who create growth opportunities for its customers worldwide. "
target: ScribbleLive
Headquartered in Canada, ScribbleLive is the is the world’s most comprehensive content cloud provider. ScribbleLive’s cloud helps companies plan, create, distribute and measure their content, powered by data science to deliver highly effective content.
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announced 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Episerver AB, will acquire idio Inc.

synopsis: Episerver, Sweden's customer-centric digital experience company, will acquire Idio, a content personalization and analytics platform powering the digital buying experience of some of the world's largest enterprise organizations.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Episerver AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Episerver empowers businesses to scale through the most customer-centric approach to digital experiences. Its Customer-Centric Digital Experience Platform features best-in-class content management, robust commerce, and intuitive data and personalization solutions. "
target: idio Inc.
Idio makes 1:1 marketing possible for global B2B enterprises. Idio's platform uses Content Intelligence to predict the interests of every individual and automatically deliver relevant experiences. Global leaders trust Idio's AI to maximize buyer engagement, whilst handling marketing complexity.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Welcoming, acquired Mediego

synopsis: Welcoming, a company that provides client focused solutions that boost brand audience and business results, has acquired Mediego, an innovative solution for personalization based on a behavioral algorithm that analyzes complex data collected online or outlets.
buyer: Welcoming
Based in France, Welcoming provides client focused solutions that boost brand audience and business results. Welcoming is a pay-for-performance-only specialist of an audience extension and business generation via newsletters. "
target: Mediego
Based in France, Mediego is an innovative solution for personalization based on a behavioral algorithm that analyzes complex data collected online or outlets. Clients can send highly customized content to their customers, identify their preferences, interests and their potential to purchase.
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closed 9/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Innovid, Inc., acquired Herolens

synopsis: Innovid, an omnichannel advertising and analytics platform built for television, has acquired Herolens, an advertising software company with expertise in display creative optimization technology. The acquisition expands Innovid’s global ad serving, dynamic creative personalization, and advanced measurement capabilities to include display formats.
buyer: Innovid, Inc.
Innovid is an independent omnichannel advertising and analytics platform built for television. Innovid uses data to enable the personalization, delivery, and measurement of ads across several digitally enabled channels in the market, including TV, video, display, social, and out of home. "
target: Herolens
Herolens is a Marketing Technology company with a focus on building technological solutions to help brands create engaging, authentic, and relevant content for their users. Herolens' Creative Management Platform allows clients to have creative control over their marketing efforts from a central hub.
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closed 5/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Upland Software, acquired Kapost

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired Kapost, a leading content operations platform provider for sales and marketing. Kapost is an important addition to Upland’s Enterprise Sales Enablement and Customer Experience Management (CXM) solution suites.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$201.75)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: Kapost
Kapost is a leading cloud-based content operations platform provider for sales and marketing. Kapost enables organizations with complex buying cycles to plan and produce personalized content with a targeted message, streamline distribution across channels, and analyze content performance at scale.
price ($mm)
$50
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$15
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
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7.1x
closed 2/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fiverr, acquired ClearVoice

synopsis: Fiverr, an online marketplace for freelance services in Israel, has acquired ClearVoice, a SaaS-based content marketing platform and marketplace. ClearVoice helps brands create content that empowers, delights, and activates by connecting them with world-class freelance talent through their easy-to-use collaborative platform.
buyer: Fiverr
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing. "
target: ClearVoice
ClearVoice is a SaaS-based content marketing platform and marketplace. ClearVoice helps brands create content that empowers, delights, and activates by connecting them with world-class freelance talent through their easy-to-use collaborative platform.
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closed 10/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linkfluence, acquired Scoop.it

synopsis: Linkfluence, a social media marketing company, has acquired Scoop.it, a lean content marketing company that automates content marketing to generate traffic and leads with their unique technology that enables ROI-driven marketers to produce content at scale.
buyer: Linkfluence
Based in the UK, Linkfluence is a social media marketing company. With their leading social listening tools and team of local research analysts, they analyze real-time social data to help brands and agencies make better business decisions. "
target: Scoop.it
Scoop.it is a lean content marking company that automates content marketing to generate traffic and leads with their unique technology that enables ROI-driven marketers to produce content at scale by automating content research and curation.
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closed 6/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Impartner, acquired Tremolo Software

synopsis: Partner Relationship Management (PRM) leader Impartner purchases Tremolo Software to automate vendor delivery of customized news to partners. UK-based Tremolo Software is a privately-owned enterprise-class software company that helps customers drive brand engagement.
buyer: Impartner
Impartner delivers the industry's most advanced SaaS-based Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solution, helping companies worldwide manage their partner relationships and accelerate revenue and profitability through indirect sales channels. "
target: Tremolo Software
UK-based Tremolo Software is a privately-owned enterprise-class software company that helps customers drive brand engagement. Tremolo provides NewsOnDemand®, a unique newsletter platform that allows the creation of automated newsletters to partners.
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closed 10/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Teleperformance SA, acquired Wibilong, SAS

synopsis: Teleperformance has acquired French start-up Wibilong, a pioneer in collaborative brand and consumer solutions. Wibilong provides digital businesses with a SaaS (software as a service) platform that generates huge amounts of content through product discussions, thanks to the creation and activation of consumer communities.
buyer: Teleperformance SA (ENXTPA:TEP:$4,858.21)
Teleperformance is the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management. They connect brands with their customers by providing customer care, technical support, customer acquisition, digital solutions, analytics, back-office and other specialized services. "
target: Wibilong, SAS
Wibilong is a SaaS platform that enables the generation of huge amounts of content in the form of conversations about products, thanks to the creation and activation of consumer communities. Wibilong returns consumers to the centre of companies' marketing strategies.
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closed 9/21/2017 via PR Newswire

ScribbleLive, acquired ion interactive, inc.

synopsis: ScribbleLive, the leading content experience platform, announced that it has acquired interactive content platform provider, ion interactive. ion interactive is an enterprise SaaS platform that empowers modern marketers to produce data-driven interactive content at scale and without code.
buyer: ScribbleLive
Based in Canada, ScribbleLive is the leading content experience platform. ScribbleLive help brands, sports and media organizations manage the full lifecycle of their content. With ScribbleLive, you can ideate, plan, create, distribute and measure your content for any stage of the buyer's journey. "
target: ion interactive, inc.
ion interactive is an enterprise SaaS platform that empowers modern marketers to produce data-driven interactive content at scale and without code. They empower modern marketers to produce engaging, interactive content marketing that generates higher quality leads.
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closed 8/9/2016 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired Olapic

synopsis: Monotype, a leader in helping to empower expression and engagement through type, technology and expertise, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Olapic. Olapic’s Earned Content Platform helps brands collect, curate, use and analyze user-generated content in the form of images and videos in their ecommerce experiences.
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype is a leader in empowering expression and engagement through a combination of type, technology and expertise. Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. "
target: Olapic
Olapic is the leading visual marketing platform for the curation, activation, and analysis of Earned Content. Olapic works with hundreds of global brands to amplify marketing and e-commerce channels with images and videos from real people, creating more personalized and powerful brand experiences.
price ($mm)
$130
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$9
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announced 5/3/2016 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Livefyre

synopsis: Adobe announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Livefyre, a content curation and audience engagement company. The Livefyre platform gives brands and publishers instant access to billions of pieces of user generated content that can be streamed in real-time right to their sites, ads, emails, TV, and apps.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$11,171.30)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: Livefyre
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. As one of the largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 400 leading brands.
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closed 4/1/2016 via Company Press Release

EQT, acquired Sitecore

synopsis: EQT has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Sitecore A/S from its founders, Technology Crossover Ventures and other minority shareholders. Founded in 2001, Sitecore has emerged to become one of the global leaders of customer experience management software.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$670.81)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target: Sitecore
Sitecore is the global leader in experience management software that enables context marketing. The Sitecore® Experience Platform™ manages content, supplies contextual intelligence, and automates communications, at scale.
price ($mm)
$1,139
rev ($mm)
$223
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Cision AB, acquired Viralheat

synopsis: Cision, a leading global media intelligence company, announced the acquisition of Viralheat, a top social media engagement platform. Cision is building out the industry's most comprehensive suite of social engagement tools, and now this acquisition will reinforce the company's commitment to expanding its social capabilities.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (CISN:$739.91)
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today's PR and communication professionals. Cision enables communicators to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. "
target: Viralheat
Viralheat is the enterprise content marketing and social media management platform that provides digital marketers with social media monitoring, publishing, analytics, content intelligence and reporting in a single, intuitive interface.
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closed 11/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

VigLink, Inc., acquired LinkSmart

synopsis: VigLink, the leading platform for content-driven commerce, announced that it is acquiring Boulder, Colo.-based startup LinkSmart. LinkSmart delivers content marketing automation, analytics and management software to leading brands and media companies.
buyer: VigLink, Inc.
VigLink is the leading platform for content-driven commerce. The largest network of its kind, VigLink monetizes content that drives commerce for over 300,000 sites and works with more than 35,000 merchants to drive sales. "
target: LinkSmart
LinkSmart delivers content marketing automation, analytics and management software to leading brands and media companies. Founded in 2009, LinkSmart is based in Boulder, Colorado and is backed by leading technology venture capital firms Foundry Group and Costanoa Venture Capital.
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closed 8/25/2014 via Company Press Release

Dynamic Signal, acquired PaperShare, Inc.

synopsis: Dynamic Signal has announced their acquisition of PaperShare, the real-time demand generation platform that lets companies see who is viewing their content marketing and then directly engage with them. PaperShare streamlines the content marketing process by putting content at the center of companies' customer acquisition process.
buyer: Dynamic Signal
Dynamic Signal offers the only comprehensive cloud platform bringing together social CRM and content marketing to solve a brands marketing challenges and measure real ROI. "
target parent: Rembrandt Venture Partners
target: PaperShare, Inc.
PaperShare is the real-time demand generation platform that lets companies see who is viewing their content marketing and then directly engage with them. PaperShare streamlines the content marketing process by putting content at the center of companies' customer acquisition process.
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closed 10/17/2013 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Compendium Software, LLC

synopsis: Oracle announced that it has acquired Compendium, a cloud-based content marketing provider that helps companies plan, produce and deliver engaging content across multiple channels throughout their customers’ lifecycle. Compendium’s innovative solution complements Oracle’s industry leading Eloqua Marketing Cloud.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Compendium Software, LLC
Compendium is a comprehensive content marketing platform for managing all steps of the content marketing process. Compendium optimizes the brand story across multiple channels with messaging that drives increased site traffic to fueling social channels and, ultimately, generating sales leads.
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closed 3/21/2018 via PR Newswire

LanguageWire A/S, acquired Frontlab ApS

synopsis: LanguageWire, a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform for collaborating with language experts, has acquired Frontlab, a company in Denmark that provides software for optimizing the production of both print & online materials. Frontlab's product suite enables efficient creation and proofing of high-quality marketing.
buyer parent: Catacap
buyer: LanguageWire A/S
LanguageWire is a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform that allows businesses to collaborate with experts in the language and translation industry. Their platform provides access to a global network of over 5,000 language experts, including translators, copywriters and more. "
target: Frontlab ApS
Founded in 2005, Frontlab is a company in Denmark that provides software for optimizing the production of both print & online materials for enterprises, language service providers & creative agencies. Frontlab's product suite enables efficient creation and proofing of high-quality marketing.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Oktopost, acquired CliClap

synopsis: Oktopost, the global leader in B2B social media management solutions, has acquired Tel Aviv-based CliClap, an AI-powered, autonomous content marketing solution that leverages personalized content journeys to drive business goals. The acquisition of CliClap's assets solidifies Oktopost's position at the forefront of MarTech innovation.
buyer: Oktopost
Israel-based ​Oktopost is a social media management platform made for B2B and B2C companies. Oktopost enables marketers to manage and publish content at scale, measure valuable business metrics, integrate social data with their marketing stack, and amplify social reach through employee advocacy. "
target: CliClap
Israel-based CliClap is a B2B website experience platform that leverages personalized content journeys to drive business goals for companies from small business to enterprise. Its AI-powered algorithms learn user behavior and create smart user journeys to move prospects through the funnel.
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closed 11/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Makheia Group, acquired Headoo SAS

synopsis: Makheia Group, a communication company in France, has acquired Headoo, a French provider of Visual Marketing technology. Headoo helps brands to create a personal connection with their customers with visual content and user generated content. Their platform allows brands to automatically collect content and engage with their community.
buyer: Makheia Group (FR:ALSEQ:$20.10)
Makheia Group is a communication company in France. Makheia helps brands to boost their relations with the public, customers, employees, and shareholders. Markheia is focused on innovation/digital strategies, corporate mediation/editorial strategies, and business and relational activation. "
target: Headoo SAS
Headoo is a French provider of Visual Marketing technology. Headoo helps brands to create a personal connection with their customers with visual content and user generated content. Their platform allows brands to automatically collect content and engage with their community.
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m-Wise, Inc.
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The Pulse Network
The Pulse Network
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xTV
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ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
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3 Tier Logic
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HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot, Inc.
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Limelight Networks
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$177.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.67)
EBIT ($mm)
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axélero S.p.A.
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$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
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Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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1150
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Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
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$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
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500
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Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
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0
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InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ is one of the world's most successful Mobile, Social & APP-based service providers. Their disruptive mobile marketing, rich media and advertising platforms enable clients to profitably engage with the emerging social entertainment ecosystem.
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$151.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.25
EBIT ($mm)
$12.92
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155
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SITO Mobile Ltd.
SITO Mobile Ltd.
SITO Mobile Ltd. is a mobile location-based advertising platform serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Their solution allows marketers to create content targeted to key audiences, based on location, interests, behaviors and loyalty.
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2019
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$42.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.64)
Net Income ($mm)
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65
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Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation
Intelligent Communication Enterprise (ICE) Corporation offers a range of innovative enterprise and consumer solutions over the mobile phone. ICE Corp. owns and operates the ICEsync platform, which currently hosts Modizo.com, the celebrity video blog and the related applications for mobile devices.
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$9.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.45)
Net Income ($mm)
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28
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MobileBits Holdings Corp.
MobileBits Holdings Corp.
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2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.59)
Net Income ($mm)
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1
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