Like Unicorn Media, Inc

closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., acquired Unicorn Media, Inc

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading global provider of cloud services for video, announced it has completed its acquisition of Unicorn Media, a leading provider of cloud video ad insertion technology.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform. "
target: Unicorn Media, Inc
Unicorn Media, Inc. is the leading provider of Internet video solutions that enable companies to maximize IP video profitability. Their patented technology, Unicorn Once™, allows customers to ingest video content one time and deliver it to every Internet-connected device via a single URL.
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$51
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announced 8/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Veritone, will acquire Wazee Digital

synopsis: Veritone, the world’s only SaaS-based operating system for Artificial Intelligence (AI), has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services that enable rights holders to monetize and enrich their content.
buyer: Veritone (VERI:$15.77)
Veritone has created the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence. Veritone’s aiWARE operating system leverages the power of cognitive computing to transform and analyze audio, video and other data sources in an automated manner to generate actionable insights. "
target: Wazee Digital
Wazee Digital's cloud digital asset management platform enables rights holders to monetize and enrich their valuable content. Their solutions including video licensing and live event services, provide complete control over content so that assets reach their rightful audiences around the globe.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$19
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0.8x
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closed 10/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Rimage Corporation, acquired Qumu, Inc.

synopsis: Rimage Corporation, the industry-leading provider of on-demand CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc™ publishing systems, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Qumu, Inc., the leader in enterprise video communications.
buyer: Rimage Corporation (RIMG:$83.63)
Rimage Corporation helps businesses deliver digital content directly and securely to their customers and employees. Its disc publishing business supplies customers with industry-leading solutions that archive, distribute and protect content on CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs™. "
target: Qumu, Inc. (QUMU:$85.63)
Qumu, Inc. is a business video platform provider, empowering organizations to better engage and inspire employees, improve productivity, and reduce costs. The largest Global 1000 companies depend on Qumu’s video platform to capture, manage, and distribute live and on-demand content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$53 [$65]
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$13
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EV / rev
6.3x
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closed 5/4/2011 via PR Newswire

SDL International, acquired Calamares

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

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Kyte

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

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired ExtendMedia

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held ExtendMedia, a leading provider of software-based Content Management Systems (CMS) that manage the entire lifecycle of video content through monetization for pay media and ad-supported business models.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: ExtendMedia
ExtendMedia provides OpenCASE, a carrier-grade platform for managing, publishing and monetizing video across PCs, televisions and mobile devices. With OpenCASE, network operators, media companies and consumer electronics companies can launch streaming and downloadable video services.
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closed 10/29/2019 via BusinessWire

UserTesting, acquired Truthlab

synopsis: UserTesting has acquired Truthlab, a provider of machine learning based video analysis. Truthlab builds Customer Experience Management (CXM) products and solutions that enable companies to drive customer satisfaction, retention, and advocacy by helping them to create and maintain better relationships.
buyer: UserTesting
UserTesting enables every organization to deliver the best customer experience powered by human insight. With UserTesting’s on-demand Human Insight Platform, companies across industries make accurate customer-first decisions at every level, at the speed business demands. "
target: Truthlab
Truthlab is a provider of machine learning based video analysis. They build Customer Experience Management (CXM) products and solutions that enable companies to drive customer satisfaction, retention, and advocacy by helping them to create and maintain better relationships.
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announced 5/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Canon Inc., will acquire BriefCam Ltd.

synopsis: BriefCam, the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® and Deep Learning solutions, announced its acquisition by Canon Inc., a world leader in digital imaging solutions. BriefCam’s award-winning products are deployed by law enforcement and public safety organization, government and transportation agencies, major enterprises, and more.
buyer: Canon Inc. (TSE:7751:$34,079.49)
Canon Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leader in the fields of professional and consumer imaging equipment, industrial equipment and information systems. Canon’s extensive range of products includes production, inkjet and laser printers, cameras, video and cinematography equipment and more."
target: BriefCam Ltd.
BriefCam is the industry’s leading provider of Video Synopsis® and Deep Learning solutions for rapid video review and search, smart alerting and quantitative video insights.
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closed 3/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Integral Ad Science, Inc., acquired Veenome

synopsis: Integral Ad Science, the leading global provider of actionable advertising intelligence for buyers and sellers of digital media, announced its acquisition of Veenome, a service that analyzes online videos for quality of content, brand safety, and viewability.
buyer: Integral Ad Science, Inc.
Integral Ad Science is a technology company focused on ensuring safe, quality media environments for online advertisers. Integral Ad Science evaluates the media environment and establishes a TRAQ Score (TRue Advertising Quality), a quantifiable measure of media quality. "
target: Veenome
Veenome is a service that analyzes online videos for quality of content, brand safety, and viewability. Veenome's unique technology indexes online video content at scale, providing advertisers and publishers with an extremely valuable portfolio of video intelligence.
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Kewego SA

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based video asset management solutions, has acquired Paris-based Kewego AS. Kewego provides enterprises, media operators, and communication agencies with professional IP-based, multi-screen video asset management solutions for managing, broadcasting and monetizing videos.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital is a leading global provider of video asset management solutions for multi-screen IP-based delivery. KIT VX-one, the company's family of end-to-end software platform solutions, enables enterprise clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets. "
target: Kewego SA
Founded in 2003, Kewego provides enterprises, media operators, and communication agencies with professional IP-based, multi-screen video asset management solutions for managing, broadcasting and monetizing videos on IP connected devices, including PCs, mobile phones, iPads and connected TVs.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Cubic Corporation, acquired TeraLogics, LLC

synopsis: Cubic Corporation, a company that designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications market, announced the acquisition of TeraLogics, LLC, a leading provider of real-time Full Motion Video ISR Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination.
buyer: Cubic Corporation (CUB:$1,496.48)
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. As the parent company of two business units, Cubic’s mission is to increase situational awareness and understanding for customers. "
target: TeraLogics, LLC
TeraLogics provide a unique depth of knowledge in the integration, routing, processing, management and dissemination of real time video. Their core competencies include Enterprise video delivery, multicast content delivery, network engineering, cyber security, and Agile software development.
price ($mm)
$39
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closed 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dura Software, acquired 6Connex, Inc.

synopsis: San Antonio holding company Dura Software has acquired 6Connex, a global software and services provider for enterprise online events. 6Connex offers a cloud-based platform that allows users to host online events, such as webinars, virtual trade shows, and e-learning courses.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software specializes in hyper-niche software products that fit narrow but mission-critical use cases for business customers. Dura buys software products from owners wanting an exit to operate with no intention to sell. Sellers know their employees, customers, and reputation will be protected. "
target: 6Connex, Inc.
6Connex is a global software and services provider for enterprise online events. 6Connex offers a cloud-based platform that allows users to host online events, such as webinars, virtual trade shows, and e-learning courses.
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closed 3/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

PresentAll Inc. merged with Title Consulting Services Inc.,

synopsis: Title Consulting Services, Inc. (TITL ) is pleased to announce that the company's merger with PresentAll has been finalized. PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
buyer: Title Consulting Services Inc. (TITL:$0.00)
Title Consulting Services, Inc. is an Accu Title Agency that does real estate closing, escrow services, and title insurance agency in Florida. Title Consulting Services provides real estate closing services and issues property title insurance policies that serve the real estate industry. "
target: PresentAll Inc.
PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
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closed 12/15/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Arlo, acquired Placemeter

synopsis: Arlo, a subsidiary of Netgear that offers smart security cameras with features ready for the home or business, has acquired Placemeter, a company that uses public video feeds and computer vision algorithms to create a real time data layer about places, streets, and neighborhoods.
buyer parent: NETGEAR, Inc.
buyer: Arlo
Arlo offers smart security cameras with features ready for the home or business: 1080p HD, night vision, two-way audio and more. Keep an easy eye on everything that matters with the world’s only 100% wire-free smart home security solution. "
target: Placemeter
Placemeter uses public video feeds and computer vision algorithms to create a real time data layer about places, streets, and neighborhoods. They measure how busy places are, what people do, how fast cars go, and much more.
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closed 5/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Endeavor, LLC, acquired NeuLion Incorporated

synopsis: Endeavor, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion, is to acquire NeuLion, Inc., a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Endeavor, LLC
Endeavor is a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production, sales and distribution; and event management. "
target: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion, Inc. is a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the digital video broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand content to Internet-enabled devices.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$95
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

KnowledgeVision merged with OpenExchange Communications,

synopsis: OpenExchange Inc. and KnowledgeVision Systems Incorporated, a leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology, have completed their merger into a single company, dedicated to serving live, on-demand and streaming video needs of the professional investment and financial services industries worldwide.
buyer: OpenExchange Communications
OpenExchange is a community based video exchange that enhances interaction within the financial industry. Over 2,400 sell side, buy side, and corporate issuers arrange live, direct and multipoint video meetings to deliver investment content and corporate access in a secure and efficient manner. "
target: KnowledgeVision
KnowledgeVision is the leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology. Its Knovio online video platform is used by over 350,000 users in more than 2,000 companies and campuses to create, host, share, organize, collaborate around, and measure online media and presentation content.
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closed 6/6/2013 via Company Press Release

M7 Group SA, acquired Stream Group B.V.

synopsis: M7 Group S.A. and Stream Group announced that they have formed a partnership to deliver new video platform services. Stream Group B.V. provides video platform services, and develops and manages an end-to-end CloudTV solution.
buyer: M7 Group SA
M7 Group SA was established in October 2009 in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg and is the European Provider of Satellite Services for consumers and business customers. "
target: Stream Group B.V.
Stream Group is the leading provider of navigation solutions for convergence on TV, PC and Cell Phone. Solocoo of Stream Group is based on Web technology, a full ­ hosted CloudTV solution.
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announced 3/16/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Digital Media Services, will acquire Volicon

synopsis: Verizon Digital Media Services announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Volicon. Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content – so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of their platform is delivering next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users. "
target: Volicon
Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. The Observer Media Intelligence Platform™ provides powerful tools for content creation and repurposing, compliance monitoring, and more.
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closed 3/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Lightstream, Inc., acquired Arsenal.gg

synopsis: Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, has acquired Arsenal.gg, the industry-leading discovery and analytics tool for live video game streaming content. Lightstream delivers innovative, creative broadcasting technology and products that empower storytellers and address the biggest challenges streamers and content creators face.
buyer: Lightstream, Inc.
Lightstream is a Chicago-based startup built with a true passion for live video production, gaming and supporting the explosive growth of creators and their communities. Its cloud-based technology and products transform difficult technical hurdles into streamlined workflows. "
target: Arsenal.gg
Arsenal.gg is a live streaming data and analytics platform. For individual creators, it delivers free performance statistics and insights to grow their channels.
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announced 9/24/2013 via Company Press Release

Adaptive Media, Inc., will acquire Ember

synopsis: Multi-channel audience and content monetization company Adaptive Media, a subsidiary of Mimvi, Inc., announced it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Ember, Inc. Ember is the first demand-side online advertising platform solely focused on video.
buyer parent: Mimvi Inc.
buyer: Adaptive Media, Inc.
Based in Mission Viejo, California, Adaptive Media is an audience and content monetization company working with website owners, app developers and video content publishers to better optimize the serving of content and ads together. "
target: Ember
Ember is the first demand-side online advertising platform solely focused on video. Ember’s technology allows advertisers to allocate their video advertising budgets efficiently and effectively, reaching desired target demographics even without the use of cookies.
price ($mm)
$0.96
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closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., acquired Unicorn Media, Inc

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading global provider of cloud services for video, announced it has completed its acquisition of Unicorn Media, a leading provider of cloud video ad insertion technology.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform. "
target: Unicorn Media, Inc
Unicorn Media, Inc. is the leading provider of Internet video solutions that enable companies to maximize IP video profitability. Their patented technology, Unicorn Once™, allows customers to ingest video content one time and deliver it to every Internet-connected device via a single URL.
price ($mm)
$51
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closed 2/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., purchased Online Video Platform Business from Ooyala

synopsis: Brightcove, a global provider of cloud services for video, has acquired the online video platform business of Ooyala, a provider of cloud video technology. Ooyala’s video platform uses big data insights to help broadcasters and media companies increase video engagement and revenue with personalized, interactive experiences for every screen.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen. "
seller: Ooyala
The acquisition includes the Online Video Platform Business of Ooyala, a provider of cloud video technology. Ooyala’s video platform uses big data insights to help broadcasters and media companies increase video engagement and revenue with personalized, interactive experiences for every screen.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., acquired Unicorn Media, Inc

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading global provider of cloud services for video, announced it has completed its acquisition of Unicorn Media, a leading provider of cloud video ad insertion technology.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform. "
target: Unicorn Media, Inc
Unicorn Media, Inc. is the leading provider of Internet video solutions that enable companies to maximize IP video profitability. Their patented technology, Unicorn Once™, allows customers to ingest video content one time and deliver it to every Internet-connected device via a single URL.
price ($mm)
$51
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announced 7/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., will acquire Zencoder, Inc.

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for publishing and distributing professional digital media, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Zencoder, a leading cloud-based video encoding service used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform. "
target: Zencoder, Inc.
Zencoder is the leader in cloud-based video encoding, with the fastest and most widely used solution in the market. Founded in 2010, its products enable content providers to quickly deploy Internet video to virtually any Internet connected device.
price ($mm)[EV]
$23 [$23]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
21.1x
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closed 3/20/2006 via PR Newswire

Brightcove, acquired MetaStories

synopsis: Internet TV pioneer Brightcove announced today it has acquired Seattle-based MetaStories, expanding the rich-media publishing capabilities Brightcove will offer independent producers and media companies through its Internet TV service.
buyer: Brightcove (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove is an open Internet TV service that empowers video producers and programmers to build broadband businesses while giving viewers more choices and control over their use of video and television. "
target: MetaStories
Founded in 2000, MetaStories has become a leading provider of rich-media publishing solutions, used by a wide variety of top-tier media companies including Yahoo!, MSN, USATODAY.com, Discovery Networks, National Geographic, and Scripps Networks.
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closed 9/29/2016 via PR Newswire

VLinksMedia, acquired Screencastify

synopsis: LearnCore ("VLinksMedia") announced its majority stake acquisition in the most globally-installed screen recording Chrome extension, Screencastify. This acquisition pairs a simple content creation technology with a powerful training and coaching platform in LearnCore. Screencastify is used to create high impact training and educational videos.
buyer: VLinksMedia
LearnCore, or VLinksMedia, is a leading training and coaching platform for sales and customer success teams. Companies use LearnCore to ensure their teams are certified and up to speed as the company, products and messaging change. "
target: Screencastify
Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software for Chrome. Just press record and the content of a tab, webcam or desktop is recorded. Easily create screencasts for video tutorials, record presentations etc.
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closed 2/24/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Imerjn, acquired Get TVG

synopsis: Imerjn, a company that develops and sells mobile software and hardware solutions, announced that it has acquired Get TVG, a service that allows anyone to create their own online television channel.
buyer: Imerjn
Imerjn, formerly known as Xumanii International Holdings Corp is development stage company that develops and sells mobile software and hardware solutions. Imerjn’s mobile solutions include mobile apps & use leading edge technologies such as RFID to develop asset tracking solutions. "
target: Get TVG
Get TVG allows people to establish their own conventional television channel online by uploading their video to a site they control and sequence the video to play in any order over any time period and allowing the end audience to "tune in" to watch in the same way they do with regular television.
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announced 4/15/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Magisto

synopsis: Vimeo, an ad-free open video platform, will acquire Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users. Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Magisto
Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing. Magisto makes it easy to drive business growth with attention-grabbing videos.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

TikTok, acquired GeoGif

synopsis: TikTok, a leading app for short-form mobile videos, has acquired GeoGif, a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
buyer parent: Toutiao
buyer: TikTok
TikTok is a leading app for short-form mobile videos. TikTok makes it easy for people to discover and make their own awesome videos by capturing funny and memorable moments to share with the world. Users can also add special effects filters, fun stickers, music, and more. "
target: GeoGif
GeoGif is a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
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closed 3/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

YY Inc., acquired Bigo Technology Pte LTD

synopsis: YY Inc., a leading live streaming social media platform in China, announced its recent acquisition of Bigo Inc. Bigo is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore that provides video and vocal technology service all over the world.
buyer: YY Inc. (YY:$2,350.17)
YY Inc. is a leading live streaming social media platform in China. YY enables users to interact with each other in real-time through online live media and offers users a uniquely engaging and immersive entertainment experience. "
target: Bigo Technology Pte LTD
BIGO is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore, dedicated to improving the way people live and communicate. They provide video and vocal technology service all over the world. The BIGO product line includes live-broadcasting, vocal social media, and a short video platform.
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$1,453*
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, acquired Clip App

synopsis: ShareChat, a leading content discovery app in India that allows users to create, discover, and share videos and images with each other, has acquired Clip, India’s best video app. Clip allows users to easily create, watch and download funny Indian videos.
buyer: ShareChat
Founded in 2015, ShareChat is a leading content discovery app in India. ShareChat allows users to create, discover, and share videos and images with each other. Users can browse trending topics such as astrology, fashion, wishes, and more. ShareChat is available in 14 Indian languages. "
target: Clip App
Clip is India’s best video app to easily create, watch and download funny Indian videos. Users can use the app in their local language and join the only Indian video community and express themselves by sharing short video clips.
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closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

TTC Protocol, acquired ALIVE, Inc.

synopsis: TTC Protocol, a blockchain based token incentivized social networking protocol in China, has acquired ALIVE, a global video editing and sharing mobile app. ALIVE allows users to create up to 30 seconds of video and share it across any social platform. The app provides editing tools such as video filters, text effects, and music effects.
buyer: TTC Protocol
TTC Protocol is a blockchain based token incentivized social networking protocol in China. Their first dApp, tataUFO, is a social networking service for college and university students that are in first and second tier cities in China. "
target: ALIVE, Inc.
ALIVE is a global video editing and sharing mobile app. ALIVE allows users to create up to 30 seconds of video and share it across any social platform. The app provides editing tools such as video filters, object effects, text effects, and music effects.
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closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Niantic, Inc., acquired Evertoon, Inc.

synopsis: Niantic, the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress, has acquired the team from the startup Evertoon to help it further build out its mobile products. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
buyer: Niantic, Inc.
Niantic is the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress. Niantic is building an AR + Real World game platform that is defining state of the art with an innovative server architecture that enables massive scale supporting a global shared state rich interactions. "
target: Evertoon, Inc.
Evertoon enables users to create compelling movies in a few minutes, unlocking the stories trapped in people’s minds. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
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closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tinder, Inc., acquired Wheel

synopsis: Dating app Tinder has acquired L.A.-based startup Wheel, which had developed a social network for sharing video stories. Wheel was originally founded in 2015 to offer a way for people to make mobile videos that were easy, fun and watchable, as well as to collaborate on videos with family and friends.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Tinder, Inc.
Tinder is one of the fastest growing social startups and mobile apps. Tinder was launched to address the social and physical barriers of forming new friendships and relationships. Using social data, Tinder anonymously finds people nearby that like each other and connects them if they are interested."
target: Wheel
Wheel is a mobile app that lets users create and share video stories with their friends. Wheel was founded in 2015 to offer people a way to make mobile videos that were easy, fun and watchable.
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announced 2/29/2016 via PR Newswire

GoPro, will acquire Replay

synopsis: GoPro announced an agreement to acquire leading mobile video editing app, Replay. Replay, developed by Stupeflix in Paris, France, is an award-winning app that allows users to quickly select video clips and photos and automatically combines them into a single video complete with transition effects, graphics, and synchronized music.
buyer: GoPro (GPRO:$1,619.97)
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests whatever they may be. "
target parent: Stupeflix
target: Replay
Replay, developed by Stupeflix in Paris, France, is an award-winning app that allows users to quickly select video clips and photos and automatically combines them into a single video complete with transition effects, graphics, and synchronized music.
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$105
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announced 2/29/2016 via PR Newswire

GoPro, will acquire Splice App

synopsis: GoPro announced an agreement to acquire leading mobile video editing app Splice. Splice, developed by Vemory in Austin, Texas, is an award-winning mobile editor that allows users to manually create customized edits with advanced features normally found on desktop editing applications, but with the speed and efficiency of a mobile app interface.
buyer: GoPro (GPRO:$1,619.97)
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests whatever they may be. "
target parent: Vemory
target: Splice App
Splice is one of the most popular video editors in the world with millions of users. From the casual movie maker, to the professional video and photo editor, Splice is committed to being the both the easiest and most powerful video editing tool in the App Store.
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closed 2/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

BuzzMyVideos, acquired MakeTag S.r.l.

synopsis: BuzzMyVideos, home to the rising stars of online video entertainment, has announced the acquisition of MakeTag. The company is an Italian tech company focused on the development of innovative technologies for interactive video.
buyer: BuzzMyVideos
BuzzMyVideos is home to the next rising stars of online video entertainment. The technology-based multi-platform network, specialist in online video content promotion, provides a new generation of talented video creators with the support to grow audiences and monetise video content. "
target: MakeTag S.r.l.
MakeTag is a startup that designed and developed an innovative technology to create interactive videos.Through the usage of web platforms, video creators can add tags to videos in real time and distribute it to social networks, websites and mobile applications.
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closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Google Inc., acquired Fly Labs

synopsis: Leading global start up accelerator Dreamit announced Dreamit alumni Fly Labs was acquired by Google and will become part of the Google Photos team. Fly Labs is a New York City-based start up that created popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: DreamIt Ventures
target: Fly Labs
Fly Labs creates the popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video. Fly Labs apps have been downloaded more than 3 million times in over 150 different countries, creating more than 20 million videos.
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closed 7/11/2016 via BusinessWire

LifeLogger Technologies Corp, acquired Pixorial Inc.

synopsis: LifeLogger Technologies Corp announced it had completed the acquisition of key assets of Pixorial, Inc. Pixorial is a personal photo and video sharing platform that includes functionality to organize and discover all the media from a person’s life.
buyer: LifeLogger Technologies Corp (OTCPK:LOGG:$0.00)
LifeLogger Technologies Corp. has developed a Web APP software solution providing users the ability to capture, store and live stream your memories. They are device agnostic, allowing you to use your iOS, Android solution or other wearable camera and/or sensors solutions. "
target: Pixorial Inc.
Pixorial is a personal photo and video sharing platform that includes functionality to organize and discover all the media from a person’s life so they can enjoy it how they want. Pixorial is capable of delivering a universal service for collecting all the photos and videos from life experiences.
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$0.43
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lookback, acquired QuickCast

synopsis: Lookback has acquired QuickCast, a screencasting app which has 15,000 users and 500,000 screencasts recorded on its platform. QuickCast allows recordings of up to 3 minutes and allows users to publish and share the recordings online. Each recording benefits from it's own unique URL and embed code to use on the user's own site.
buyer: Lookback
Lookback simplifies feedback with its app recording tool for iOS, Android, and Mac. It let's you record your feedback, user experiences, and bug reports. It also lets you see with the eyes of your users, where traditional mobile analytics doesn't reach. "
target: QuickCast
QuickCast is a screen recording application for Mac. It allows recordings up to 3 minutes with fast online publishing and sharing. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in United Kingdom.
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closed 12/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired Vidmaker

synopsis: YouTube has acquired Vidmaker, a Madison, WI-based startup that makes online video-editing software. The company’s software allows multiple people in different locations to edit and share videos in real time via the cloud—a product that has obvious applications for Google-owned video-sharing behemoth YouTube.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: Vidmaker
Vidmaker provides a cloud-based video editor that lets users work with video on any device, anywhere and with anyone. It simplifies video management, editing and collaboration by storing all video data in the cloud while providing real time collaboration and project management and reuse.
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closed 9/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Vemory, acquired Splice App

synopsis: Vemory announces the acquisition of Splice – the popular video editing app with a very large monthly active user base. Vemory is acquiring Splice from Path 36, which launched Splice in 2010. Splice has consistently been one of the most popular photo and video editors for iOS, and will continue functioning as a separate app.
buyer: Vemory
Vemory is a critically acclaimed transformational social platform that intelligently finds user's most relevant and important photos "
target: Splice App
Splice is a video editing app for the iPhone that allows users to create and share movies from their device in a quick and convenient way. Splice offers a variety of options which gives users the freedom to tinker with before they opt to share videos.
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closed 9/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Flipboard Inc., acquired Ultravisual LLC

synopsis: Flipboard announced it has acquired the team at Ultravisual, a Technicolor-backed company. The company develops a photo and video editing application with a built in social network. Ultravisual is a network for sharing visual content broadly and beautifully. Their mission is to help people communicate and express themselves visually.
buyer: Flipboard Inc.
Flipboard is the world’s first social magazine. Inspired by the beauty and ease of print media, Flipboard’s mission is to fundamentally improve how people discover, view and share content across their social networks. "
target parent: Technicolor SA
target: Ultravisual LLC
Ultravisual LLC develops a photo and video editing application with a built in social network. Ultravisual is a network for sharing visual content broadly and beautifully. Their mission is to help people communicate and express themselves visually.
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closed 8/6/2014 via Company Press Release

YouTube, acquired Directr

synopsis: Directr has announced that they are joining Youtube. Directr is a mobile application company that provides users with the ability to create beautiful movies on their phones in just minutes. Directr's app will automatically edit/sync videos on the user's phone and make moving sharing easy for everyone.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: Directr
Directr is a mobile application company that provides users with the ability to create beautiful movies on their phones in just minutes. Directr's app will automatically edit/sync videos on the user's phone and make moving sharing easy for everyone.
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announced 3/6/2014 via PR Newswire

Vobile, Inc., will acquire Blayze Inc.

synopsis: Vobile, the worldwide leading provider of video and audio content identification, analytics and management services, announced the acquisition of Blayze, a YouTube analytics and content marketing startup launched in 2012 through venture fund MuckerCapital.
buyer: Vobile, Inc. (SEHK:3738:$15.23)
Vobile is a leading provider of video content identification and management services. Its core VideoDNA™ content identification and management technology enables fully automated identification, tracking and management of any video content, including associated audio, with high performance, accuracy."
target: Blayze Inc.
Blayze has built the world’s most powerful video curation tool to create a better video sharing experience for YouTube creators and fans.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Vobile, Inc.
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. They create technology solutions for content owners and distributors through their SaaS platform. With Vobile, users can reduce infringement-related revenue loss and increase video distribution.
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SeaChange International
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Brightcove, Inc.
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Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen.
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LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp. has developed a Web APP software solution providing users the ability to capture, store and live stream your memories. They are device agnostic, allowing you to use your iOS, Android solution or other wearable camera and/or sensors solutions.
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SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally.
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Next Games Oy
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Audience, Inc.
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Snap Inc.
Snap Inc.
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Netgem SA
Netgem is a provider of end-to-end solutions for the telecommunications market. Netgem offers a complete Entertainment software suite enabling a smart way to lifestyle services. Netgem is the publisher of Diamond, a cloud-based software suite for entertainment and connected home services.
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$80.40
EBITDA ($mm)
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