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closed 8/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Altruist Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Bubbly

synopsis: Bubbly, the voice-based social media network, has been acquired by India-based Altruist, which provides telecom services in Europe. Bubbly is a social messaging service where people share SMS and voice updates with friends, family, fans and followers.
buyer: Altruist Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Altruist Technologies is a front runner in the Mobile Social Networking space in India, Indonesia & Nigeria. Besides its flagship voice based mobile social network it runs jobs on phone, manages end to end the mobile/digital strategy for multiple media clients and brands, hosts and more. "
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closed 12/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired Yes, Inc.

synopsis: Yes, Inc. ("Yes") will be joining Twitter. Yes is a company in Palo Alto that builds apps to connect people in real life, and from afar. The team is made up of an awesome set of product, engineering and design folks from Gmail, Inbox, Calendar, Android and more. In the coming weeks, they’ll be shutting down apps to focus on their new efforts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,459.33)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Yes, Inc.
Yes is a small company in Palo Alto that builds apps to connect people in real life, and from afar. The team is made up of an awesome set of product, engineering and design folks from Gmail, Inbox, Calendar, Android, PayPal and more.
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closed 3/24/2015 via PR Newswire

HubSpot, Inc., acquired Rekindle

synopsis: Inbound marketing and sales software company HubSpot, Inc., announced that it has acquired Rekindle, a Boston based technology company. Rekindle gathers the most up to date contact information from across all of a person's contact networks to help make new connections or rekindle old ones.
buyer: HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS:$632.70)
HubSpot is the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Over 13,500 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers. "
target: Rekindle
Based on the idea that the best way to meet people is through common friends, Rekindle gathers the most up to date contact information from across all of a person's contact networks to help make new connections or rekindle old ones.
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closed 9/25/2014 via Company Press Release

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired Zeetl Inc.

synopsis: Hootsuite, the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform, has acquired Zeetl, a social telephony and messaging platform that allows its users to call and message their Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc friends for free without a need to know or dial phone numbers.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
HootSuite Media is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Users can launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages. "
target: Zeetl Inc.
Zeetl is a social telephony and messaging platform that allows its users to call and message their Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc friends for free without a need to know or dial phone numbers.
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announced 2/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Unified Inbox, will acquire HelloInbox

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

Metaswitch Networks, acquired Colibria

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

Google Inc., acquired SayNow

synopsis: Google has acquired voice messaging startup SayNow. SayNow’s platform allows voice messaging, one-on-one conversations, and group calls to be integrated into Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Android, or iPhone applications.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: SayNow
SayNow is a free service that lets fans and celebrities connect with one another via voice and text messaging. Celebrities are given a unique phone number, which fans can call to leave messages or which celebrities can use to leave messages for their fans to tell them directly what they're up to.
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closed 1/21/2011 via BusinessWire

PostUp, Inc., acquired UberTwitter

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

TweetUp, Inc., acquired Twidroid

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

Seaospa, Inc., merged with Thwapr, Inc.

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

Myriad Group AG, acquired Xumii, Inc.

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

Good Technology, Inc., acquired Intercasting Corporation

synopsis: Good Technology, the world's leading provider of push mobility solutions, announced that it has acquired Intercasting Corporation, the leading mobile social networking connectivity company in the U.S.
buyer parent: Visto Corporation
buyer: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in wireless handheld computing software and service, using industry standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose over the networks they prefer. "
target: Intercasting Corporation
San Diego based Intercasting, a leading mobile social networking company, partners with mobile operators, social networking companies, and major brands and entertainment companies across the globe to drive the growth of personalized mobile media through its ANTHEM platform.
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closed 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Trig Social Media AB, acquired Social-Commerce.co

synopsis: Trig social media AB announced the acquisition of 50.5% of Social-Commerce.co and its holding company Fusion Finance. Social-commerce.co is a gamified gig economy platform with an affiliate component. The platform has a mix of freebies, products and services connected with a social element.
buyer: Trig Social Media AB (XTRA:TRIG:$0.09)
Trig Social Media AB is a social media platform provider that works internationally and provides various user engagement products and services to its members. Trig Social Media AB is based in Stockholm, Sweden. "
target: Social-Commerce.co
Social-Commerce.co is a worldwide platform that allows users to connect, sell products and earn money by way of introducing others to their one of a kind marketplace. They offer affiliate gigs through actions such as promoting the download of an application or sharing information on social media.
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announced 3/8/2013 via Reuters

Plesk Corp., will acquire Yappn

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

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Comsenz, Inc.

synopsis: Tencent, the Chinese internet company behind IM service and portal QQ, has bought up Comsenz, a Googlebacked company which is behind the Discuz online discussion board platform, which is extremely popularin China, among other community products.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$53,544.27)
Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services." "
target: Comsenz, Inc.
Comsenz is a China-based provider of bulletin board and social networking software.
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$43
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closed 6/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Internet Media Labs, acquired TweetChat

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

Twitter, Inc., acquired TweetDeck, Inc.

synopsis: Twitter has acquired TweetDeck, an application for organizing the display of tweets, for more than $40 million in a mix of cash and stock, according to sources close to the deal.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,459.33)
Twitter, Inc. provides text messages and phone alerts through Twitter.com to its users in the United States and Japan. It also offers an enterprise-level Twitter integration solution for email marketing. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: TweetDeck, Inc.
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more.
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cancelled 2/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

UberMedia, cancelled an acquisition of TweetDeck, Inc.

synopsis: TweetDeck, the most popular third-party Twitter client, has been purchased by UberMedia, which already owns Echofon, Twidroyd and UberTwitter. UberMedia’s acquisition of TweetDeck places control of about 20 percent of tweets sent daily under control of a single company.
buyer parent: Idealab Capital Partners
buyer: UberMedia
UberMedia is a developer of applications and web-based services that make it easier for users to find, follow, and communicate with others on Twitter and other social media platforms. UberMedia applications include UberTwitter, Echofon, and Twidroyd. "
target: TweetDeck, Inc.
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more.
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$30
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announced 2/14/2014 via BusinessWire

Rakuten Inc., will acquire Viber

synopsis: Rakuten Inc, one of the world’s largest Internet services companies, announced its acquisition of pioneering messaging and VoIP company, Viber. Rakuten will acquire Viber for a total consideration of $900 million.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$11,115.66)
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world’s leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer and business-focused services including e-commerce, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal & media, online marketing and professional sports. "
target: Viber
Viber is developed by Viber Media, a pioneering mobile messaging and VoIP company. With Viber, everyone in the world can connect freely. More than 200 million Viber users text, call, and send photo and video messages worldwide over Wifi or 3G for free.
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$900
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closed 2/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Voxox Inc., acquired PokeTALK

synopsis: Voxox, the most comprehensive cloud-based rich communication service for consumers and businesses, announced that it has acquired international calling service PokeTALK from E Mobile, Inc. PokeTALK enables consumers to make international calls through Web-based and mobile applications (iOS, Android).
buyer: Voxox Inc.
Voxox offer the most complete, sophisticated, unified communications solution on the planet, powered by the most comprehensive service ever created. Their innovative VoIP and cloud communications solutions cover more channels, networks and devices than any other provider. "
target: PokeTALK
PokeTALK enables consumers to make international calls through Web-based and mobile applications (iOS, Android). The PokeTALK service is also accessible on various tablets and laptops through a link preloaded by the Original Equipment Manufacturers.
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announced 4/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Ackroo Inc., will acquire BNA Smart Payments

synopsis: Ackroo Inc., a loyalty marketing, gift card and payments technology and services provider, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ackroo Canada Inc., is to acquire the software and hardware payment solutions and all related customer contracts from BNA Smart Payments Ltd., a payment processing company based in Canada.
buyer: Ackroo Inc. (TSXV:AKR:$3.43)
Ackroo provides merchants of all sizes a robust, cloud based multi-currency marketing platform to help attract, engage and grow their customers while increasing their revenues and margins. They are based in Ottawa, ON, Canada. "
target: BNA Smart Payments
The acquisition includes BNA Smart Payments Ltd.'s software and hardware payment solutions and all related customer contracts representing between $35,000 and $40,000 of monthly recurring revenue spread across automotive, retail, hospitality and petroleum merchants.
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$0.14
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closed 4/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Dohmen Company, acquired FoodChain, Inc.

synopsis: Dohmen Company has acquired FoodChain, an online marketplace and logistics company that speeds delivery and access to nutritious, local food sources. The acquisition of FoodChain provides Dohmen with a digital system that speeds the process of commercial exchange between local food producers and local food purchasers.
buyer: Dohmen Company
Dohmen has been creating a more efficient, effective and easy to use health experience since 1858; first as an apothecary, then as a manufacturer, later as a wholesaler and currently as a multi subsidiary provider of software and services. "
target: FoodChain, Inc.
FoodChain is an online marketplace and logistics company that connects local food producers with wholesale purchasers. By creating an ecosystem of local foods and directly connecting producers with purchasers, FoodChain shortens the supply chain and create tangible value for our users.
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closed 4/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

IKEA, acquired Geomagical Labs Inc.

synopsis: Netherlands-based Ingka Investments has acquired Geomagical Labs, a development company of 3D and visual AI solutions for interactive home furnishing inspiration. Geomagical Labs' 3D and AI technology will be used by IKEA, digitally allowing customers to capture and furnish their homes using photorealistic 3D representations of their furnishings.
buyer: IKEA
IKEA Group, based in the Netherlands, is the world's largest home furnishing retailer and operates 374 stores in 30 countries. IKEA Group offers well-designed and functional home furnishing products at low prices under the IKEA vision—to create a better everyday life for many people. "
target: Geomagical Labs Inc.
Geomagical Labs is a developer of leading-edge visual AI solutions for indoor imagination. The company’s AI applications make it easy for consumers to capture and decorate photorealistic 3D representations of their home spaces in minutes, anywhere they are, with everyday smartphones.
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announced 4/3/2020 via BusinessWire

JTC PLC, will acquire NES Financial

synopsis: JTC PLC, a global provider of fund, corporate and private wealth services to institutional and private clients, is to acquire NES Financial, a Silicon Valley financial technology (FinTech) company providing technology-enabled solutions and services for the efficient back and middle office administration of complex financial transactions.
buyer: JTC PLC (LSE:JTC:$108.43)
JTC PLC is an award-winning provider of fund, corporate and private client services to institutional and private clients. Founded in 1987, JTC has more than 900 people working across its global office network and is trusted to administer more than $130 billion of client assets. "
target: NES Financial
NES Financial is a Silicon Valley financial technology (FinTech) company providing technology-enabled solutions and services for the efficient back and middle office administration of complex financial transactions.
price ($mm)
$40
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$13
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$2
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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closed 4/2/2020 via PR Web

Constellation1, acquired Virtual Properties, Inc.

synopsis: Constellation1, a leading provider of scalable SaaS products for the real estate industry, has acquired Virtual Properties, a company that develops web-based software for real estate brokers and agents. Virtual Properties offers solutions for transaction management, white-label mobile apps, custom websites, and CRM.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Constellation1
Constellation1 is a leading provider of scalable SaaS products for the real estate industry. Constellation1 provides front office, back office and data services to real estate brokerages, franchises and MLSs across North America. Constellation1 is part of the Constellation Real Estate Group. "
target: Virtual Properties, Inc.
Virtual Properties develops web-based software for real estate brokers and agents. Virtual Properties offers integrated cloud software and turn-key solutions including robust transaction management, white-label mobile apps, custom websites, and a comprehensive CRM platform.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Torque Esports Corp., acquired WTF1

synopsis: Torque Esports Corp., a Canadian company focused on esports, has acquired WTF1 from Dennis Publishing, the most dynamic media company in the UK. WTF1 is the world’s fastest-growing motorsport community. WTF1 shares the latest viral videos, memes and fan concepts as well as producing listicles, quizzes and more.
buyer: Torque Esports Corp. (TSXV:GAME:$3.36)
Torque Esports is a Canadian company focused on esports. Torque focuses on three areas - esports data provision, esport tournament hosting and esports racing. With publishing, IP, content, and data expertise in its portfolio, Torque is ready to lead the rush to profitability in the esports industry."
target parent: Exponent Private Equity
target: WTF1
WTF1 is the world’s fastest-growing motorsport community. WTF1 was created to give young racing fans an online platform with a different approach to media. WTF1 shares the latest viral videos, memes and fan concepts as well as producing listicles, quizzes and more.
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$0.56
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closed 4/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Pythian, acquired Agosto

synopsis: Two innovative cloud solution providers are merging in a deal that will create a consolidated powerhouse in the Google Cloud channel. Pythian, a multi-cloud data analytics specialist owned by a private equity firm, said Thursday it has purchased Agosto, a Google Cloud reseller and specialist in IoT and other cutting-edge services.
buyer parent: Mill Point Capital
buyer: Pythian
Ottawa-based Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies by enabling their clients to turn data into valuable insights, predictions, and products. From cloud automation to machine learning, Pythian designs, implements, and supports customized solutions for difficult data challenges."
target: Agosto
Founded in 2001, Agosto is a Google Premier Partner and cloud product development company collaborating with organizations looking for a fresh perspective to work smarter with Google Cloud & apply advanced technology services to their business.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Dark Sky

synopsis: Apple has acquired the beloved weather app Dark Sky. Dark Sky uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at the users exact location, and presents it to them alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations they've ever seen.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$267,683.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Dark Sky
Dark Sky is a new kind of weather app. It uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at the users exact location, and presents it to them alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations they've ever seen.
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closed 4/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VizyPay, LLC, acquired Echo Daily, Inc.

synopsis: VizyPay, a leading payment processing solutions company operating in all 50 states, has acquired Echo Daily, a point-of-sale and payment solutions company. With the acquisition, VizyPay will accelerate its company growth by acquiring key employees and proprietary technologies that provide improved services for its customers.
buyer: VizyPay, LLC
VizyPay is a provider of payment technology solutions. The company supports retail and restaurant locations with physical terminals and Point-of-Sale integrations, online businesses with shopping cart capabilities, professional services businesses, and on-the-go businesses with a mobile application."
target: Echo Daily, Inc.
Echo Daily helps small-to-medium-sized businesses such as retail shops, restaurants, service providers, and gyms successfully run their businesses using the latest in point of sale and payment solutions as well as management and marketing software.
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closed 4/2/2020 via PR Newswire

Business Technology Partners, acquired MassDeploy, LLC

synopsis: Business Technology Partners has acquired MassDeploy, LLC, an automation system for software deployment and compliance on Microsoft Windows networks. The addition of MassDeploy enables managed IT & IT security service providers to keep customer endpoints in compliance with established security protocols and organizational standards.
buyer: Business Technology Partners
Business Technology Partners is a technology consulting firm delivering tailored solutions that leverage a broad array of expertise in IT infrastructure and applications, network management, technology maintenance, telecommunications, audiovisual, and security systems. "
target: MassDeploy, LLC
MassDeploy is an innovative firm that provides secure IT engineering, managed software deployment services, and automation technology. The company is the creator of the MassDeploy Portal, a multi-threaded, high-performance software deployment automation utility for Microsoft Windows enterprises.
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announced 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Connectis will be merged with Signicat,

synopsis: Connectis, an identity infrastructure provider that connects public sector, healthcare, insurance and financial services organizations, will be merging with Signicat, a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: SIDN
target: Connectis
Based in the Netherlands, Connectis is an identity infrastructure provider that connects public sector, healthcare, insurance and financial services organizations. Connectis develops secure online identification, authentication and authorization solutions for over 350 organizations
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Wiley, purchased Informatics products from Bio-Rad Laboratories

synopsis: John Wiley and Sons Inc., a global leader in research and education, announced the acquisition of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.’s Informatics products including the company’s spectroscopy software and spectral databases.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,848.05)
Wiley drives the world forward with research and education. Through publishing, platforms and services, they help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world. "
seller: Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO:$2,069.24)
The acquisition includes the Informatics Spectroscopy Software and Spectral Databases from Bio-Rad Laboratories, a manufacturer of products for the life science research and clinical diagnostics markets. The company was founded in 1952 in Berkeley, California
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Simulations Plus, Inc., acquired Lixoft

synopsis: Simulations Plus, Inc., a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, has acquired Lixoft of Paris, France. Lixoft designs software solutions based on scientific breakthroughs to reduce the cost and increase the success rate of new drug development.
buyer: Simulations Plus, Inc. (SLP:$35.84)
Simulations Plus is a premier developer of drug discovery and development software and is a provider of preclinical and clinical pharmacometric consulting services for regulatory submissions. The company also provides quantitative systems pharmacology models for liver-related injury and disease. "
target: Lixoft
Paris-based Lixoft designs software solutions based on scientific breakthroughs to reduce the cost and increase the success rate of new drug development. The company's Monolix Suite is a leading provider of population PKPD (Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic) modeling for pharmacometricians.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired Yesler

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has acquired Yesler, a business-to-business (B2B) marketing services agency that helps many of the world’s leading brands run their global marketing programs and operations at speed and scale.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a global professional services company, providing a range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance & create value for their stakeholders. "
target: Yesler
Founded in 2012, Yesler has earned a reputation as a leading B2B marketing agency through an exclusive focus on B2B and a suite of coordinated services and solutions that span B2B marketing activities.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Nextdoor, acquired Neighborland

synopsis: Nextdoor, the neighborhood hub for trusted connections, has acquired Neighborland, a public engagement platform designed for government agencies, developers, and civic organizations. Nextdoor and Neighborland share a passion of empowering people to build strong communities and together will deliver even more tools to their public agency partners.
buyer: Nextdoor
Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods and services. From spreading the word about a lost dog, recommending and discovering local businesses, to finding a new home for an outgrown bicycle, Nextdoor believes in bringing people together."
target: Neighborland
Neighborland is a public engagement platform designed for government agencies, developers, and civic organizations. The company's software is the only solution designed for planners to collaborate with their stakeholders in an accessible, participatory, and equitable way.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

HouseCanary, acquired Dropmodel

synopsis: Home valuation fintech pioneer HouseCanary announced it has acquired Dropmodel, a web-based real estate financial modeling, analysis, and presentation application that includes a suite of smart, flexible models, calculators, and tools for the single-family real estate sector.
buyer: HouseCanary
Founded in 2013, HouseCanary is a real estate technology company providing the most accurate home valuations to drive smarter decisions across the real estate ecosystem. "
target: Dropmodel
Dropmodel is a web-based real estate financial modeling, analysis, and presentation application that includes a suite of smart, flexible models, calculators, and tools for the single-family real estate sector.
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closed 4/1/2020 via PR Newswire

GrubMarket, acquired Boston Organics

synopsis: GrubMarket, the fastest-growing online farmers' market, has acquired Boston Organics, an online farm-to-table grocery delivery service. Boston Organics delivers fresh, certified organic produce and groceries to Boston homes and offices. They offer hundreds of items from local New England farmers and food makers.
buyer: GrubMarket
GrubMarket is the fastest-growing online farmers' market. GrubMarket offers local fresh food at affordable prices with convenient delivery. They work with a variety of farms and artisan producers to bring their customers high-quality foods and other items at affordable prices. "
target: Boston Organics
Boston Organics is an online farm-to-table grocery delivery service. Boston Organics delivers fresh, certified organic produce and groceries to Boston homes and offices. They offer hundreds of items from local New England farmers and food makers.
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closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

AdWanted, acquired Standard Rate and Data Service

synopsis: Adwanted Group, a France-based media buying platform, has acquired Standard Rate and Data Service (SRDS) from Kantar Media, the world’s leading data, insights and consultancy company. SRDS is a powerful platform for planning and buying media. Agencies and brands use SRDS as an all-in-one resource to find and compare digital and traditional media.
buyer: AdWanted
Adwanted is a France-based media buying platform. Adwanted brings offline ad buying online by making the method of buying print ads in newspapers and magazines as automated, quick, and simple as buying programmatic ads for digital media platforms. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Standard Rate and Data Service
Standard Rate and Data Service (SRDS) is a powerful, easy-to-use platform for evaluating, planning, and buying media. Agencies and brands use SRDS as an affordable, all-in-one resource to find and compare digital and traditional media across business, consumer and geographic audiences.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Wellable, will purchase Daily Challenge Product from MeYou Health

synopsis: Wellable, a wellness technology platform that enables organizations to create programs that help employees thrive, has acquired Daily Challenge from MeYou Health. Daily Challenge is a clinically validated solution that drives engagement and meaningful individual behavior change across multiple well-being activities.
buyer: Wellable
Wellable is a wellness technology platform that enables organizations to create programs that help employees thrive by engaging them in holistic educational modules and activities. Wellable supplements its digital experience with on-site services and rewards administration to maximize engagement. "
seller: MeYou Health
MeYou Health is a social well-being company dedicated to creating engaging products. Daily Challenge is a clinically validated solution that integrates behavior change and social networking science with gaming principles to drive individual behavior change across multiple well-being activities.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Altruist Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Bubbly

synopsis: Bubbly, the voice-based social media network, has been acquired by India-based Altruist, which provides telecom services in Europe. Bubbly is a social messaging service where people share SMS and voice updates with friends, family, fans and followers.
buyer: Altruist Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Altruist Technologies is a front runner in the Mobile Social Networking space in India, Indonesia & Nigeria. Besides its flagship voice based mobile social network it runs jobs on phone, manages end to end the mobile/digital strategy for multiple media clients and brands, hosts and more. "
target:
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closed 8/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Altruist Technologies Pvt. Ltd., acquired Bubbly

synopsis: Bubbly, the voice-based social media network, has been acquired by India-based Altruist, which provides telecom services in Europe. Bubbly is a social messaging service where people share SMS and voice updates with friends, family, fans and followers.
buyer: Altruist Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Altruist Technologies is a front runner in the Mobile Social Networking space in India, Indonesia & Nigeria. Besides its flagship voice based mobile social network it runs jobs on phone, manages end to end the mobile/digital strategy for multiple media clients and brands, hosts and more. "
target:
price ($mm)
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closed 7/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Uber Technologies, Inc., acquired Complex Polygon, Inc.

synopsis: Uber has acqui-hired Swipe Labs (Complex Polygon), the social product studio run by Marwan Roushdy. Complex Polygon designs, builds and launches mobile applications with the purpose of bringing people closer together. Complex Polygon has built four apps for sharing photos, videos and group texts.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$13,052.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: Complex Polygon, Inc.
Complex Polygon (Swipe Labs) designs, builds and launches mobile applications with the purpose of bringing people closer together. Complex Polygon has built four apps for sharing photos, videos and group texts.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired Yes, Inc.

synopsis: Yes, Inc. ("Yes") will be joining Twitter. Yes is a company in Palo Alto that builds apps to connect people in real life, and from afar. The team is made up of an awesome set of product, engineering and design folks from Gmail, Inbox, Calendar, Android and more. In the coming weeks, they’ll be shutting down apps to focus on their new efforts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,459.33)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Yes, Inc.
Yes is a small company in Palo Alto that builds apps to connect people in real life, and from afar. The team is made up of an awesome set of product, engineering and design folks from Gmail, Inbox, Calendar, Android, PayPal and more.
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announced 7/28/2016 via Market Wire

Fundamental Applications Corp., will acquire Opinit Inc

synopsis: Fundamental Applications Corp., a leading developer of innovative smartphone applications targeted toward millennials, announced the signing of a Letter of Intent in principle to acquire Opinit LLC, a free mobile app that enables its users to create, publish and share uniquely personalized content and interact via innovative tools.
buyer: Fundamental Applications Corp. (DB:2FA:$0.00)
Fundamental Applications Corp. was founded in 2014 to launch innovative mobile applications targeted at millennials. Millennials are described as a demographic born between 1980 and 2000 into a digital world with significant discretionary income. "
target: Opinit Inc
Opinit is a free mobile app that enables its users to create, publish and share uniquely personalized content and interact via innovative tools.
price ($mm)
$0.95
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2015 via PR Newswire

HubSpot, Inc., acquired Rekindle

synopsis: Inbound marketing and sales software company HubSpot, Inc., announced that it has acquired Rekindle, a Boston based technology company. Rekindle gathers the most up to date contact information from across all of a person's contact networks to help make new connections or rekindle old ones.
buyer: HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS:$632.70)
HubSpot is the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Over 13,500 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers. "
target: Rekindle
Based on the idea that the best way to meet people is through common friends, Rekindle gathers the most up to date contact information from across all of a person's contact networks to help make new connections or rekindle old ones.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/25/2014 via Company Press Release

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired Zeetl Inc.

synopsis: Hootsuite, the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform, has acquired Zeetl, a social telephony and messaging platform that allows its users to call and message their Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc friends for free without a need to know or dial phone numbers.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
HootSuite Media is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Users can launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages. "
target: Zeetl Inc.
Zeetl is a social telephony and messaging platform that allows its users to call and message their Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn etc friends for free without a need to know or dial phone numbers.
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announced 11/6/2013 via Reuters

Naver Corporation, will acquire CampMobile Corp.

synopsis: NAVER Corp., Korea’s premier Internet company, that operates the nation’s top search portal “Naver”, announced that it has decided to acquire 8 million shares of Camp Mobile, the mobile-specific software company, which runs ‘LINE BAND’ and ‘Dodol Launcher’.
buyer: Naver Corporation (KOSE:A035420:$4,765.33)
Naver Corporation is an Internet content service operator headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea. It operates the Naver search portal and Hangame gaming services. Its spinoff companies in Japan operate the Line messaging service in addition to offering Japanese versions of Naver and Hangame. "
target: CampMobile Corp.
Camp Mobile is the mobile-specific software company, which runs ‘LINE BAND’ and ‘Dodol Launcher’. ‘LINE BAND’ is a private social community for managing real-life relationship as a group, From classmates, co-workers, alumni, members of a hobby group to families, couples, and close buddies.
price ($mm)
$38*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Thumb, Inc. merged with YPulse,

synopsis: Instant polling app Thumb has just announced that it has merged with YPulse, a research insights firm that focuses on millennial opinions and behaviors. Thumb is a mobile app that launched back in the summer of 2010 as Opinionaded, aiming to get real-time feedback for life’s toughest, and sometimes silliest, questions.
buyer: YPulse
Comprised of media and insights divisions, Youth Pulse is the leading authority on youth. Youth Pulse studies the opinions and behavior of tweens, teens, collegians and young adults in order to provide news, commentary, events, research and strategy for marketing, brand and media professionals. "
target: Thumb, Inc.
Thumb is the easiest way for people to express themselves and discover similar people. The simple act of ‘thumbing’ brings people together in a purpose-driven community that allows people to express what matters most to them, generates instant feedback, and helps people make meaningful connections.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/7/2013 via BNC Analysis

Unified Inbox, will acquire HelloInbox

synopsis: Unified Inbox, a cloud-based social conversation and collaboration platform, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire HelloInbox, an iOS app that can be used to send and receive messages both from email accounts and social networks.
buyer: Unified Inbox
Unified Inbox is a cloud based unified conversation & social collaboration platform that centralizes external conversations, social engagement and internal team collaboration into one single platform across desktop and mobile devices. "
target: HelloInbox
HelloInbox is a service for your mobile that allows you to check and send all your e-mail and social network messages from one app. HelloInbox gives power users one quick overview of all their important messages on their mobile.
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closed 10/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

textPlus, acquired Jarvus, Inc.

synopsis: textPlus has changed both the product and company name to textPlus, dropping GOGII as the parent company name. Additionally, the company has acquired Los Angeles-based startup Jarvus, an app that helps people capture and share experiences, events and moments together.
buyer: textPlus
textPlus is a leading mobile communications service that lets anyone text, talk and share for free or cheaply. textPlus offers unparalleled choice, savings and reliability to consumers globally for a better phone experience. "
target: Jarvus, Inc.
Los Angeles-based startup Jarvus is an app that helps people capture and share experiences, events and moments together.
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closed 9/20/2012 via Company Press Release

Mediafed Ltd, acquired Taptu

synopsis: Mediafed, the global leader in RSS news feed monetization, is announcing it is acquiring award-winning mobile search and technology company, Taptu, known for its consumer apps and news aggregation platform, to pioneer the leading mass-scale mobile and social news experience worldwide.
buyer: Mediafed Ltd
Mediafed specialise in a range of products to publish, measure, read and generate revenue from RSS feeds and blogs. It provides an industry leading RSS metrics system to allow publishers to determine how and by many people their feeds are being used, in what RSS readers and from which countries. "
target: Taptu
Taptu is a social media and mobile technology company which builds innovative platforms, tools and applications that enable highly personalized creation, recommendation, search, discovery, management and sharing of content across all personal screen-based devices.
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announced 7/23/2012 via PR Web

GoGo Cast, Inc., will acquire Dingo Mobile Inc.

synopsis: GoGo Cast Inc., a global leader in dynamic content and digital merchandising in the place-based Digital Out of Home space, announced that it has executed an agreement to acquire Dingo Mobile Inc., who specializes in the development, deployment and management of social-based mobile applications for iPhone®, iPad® and Droid devices.
buyer: GoGo Cast, Inc.
Using an aggregated network of digital media and audience-targeted content, GoGo Cast delivers direct-to-consumer advertising that enables retailers, brands, manufactures, advertisers and promoters to reach highly targeted audiences, influence brand choice and receive measurable results. "
target: Dingo Mobile Inc.
Dingo Mobile, Inc. is a mobile software and brand developer that has built a patent pending software platform that is both context and ambience aware. The integrated social network combines time and location with consumer interests.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Glancee

synopsis: Facebook has further fattened its mobile portfolio by acquiring Glancee, a location-based, "social discovery" app designed to connect people with friends in the real world. Glancee is an app for iPhone, Android, and Facebook that makes it fun and safe to discover people nearby who share friends and interests.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$70,697.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Glancee
Glancee is an app for iPhone, Android, and Facebook that makes it fun and safe to discover people nearby who share friends and interests. Behind the scenes, Glancee uses Facebook to find common friends and Wikipedia to match users based on interests relevant to one another.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/17/2012 via PE Hub

Groupon, Inc., acquired Ditto.me

synopsis: Groupon has acquired social recommendation app Ditto.me. Ditto lets consumers find out what their friends are up to, have a conversation or get a group together. Ditto makes it easy to get recommendations about restaurants, movies and things to do from any smartphone.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Ditto.me
Ditto lets consumers find out what their friends are up to, have a conversation or get a group together. Ditto makes it easy to get recommendations about restaurants, movies and things to do from any smartphone.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/15/2012 via PR Newswire

One Three Television LLC, acquired Youtoo

synopsis: Producer Mark Burnett announced that his company One Three Television LLC has taken an ownership interest in Youtoo and will seek to integrate the technology into series produced by his company, One Three Television LLC. Youtoo is both a social network and a television network with advanced technology that makes them work together.
buyer: One Three Television LLC
One Three Television LLC is a television production company owned by Mark Burnett. "
target: Youtoo
Youtoo is the world's first Social TV Network. Youtoo is the next frontier of social networking. It's both a social network and a television network with advanced technology that makes them work together. Youtoo TV is currently in 15 million cable households in the US and growing fast.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Summify

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Summify, a Canadian company that created one of several mobile apps that automatically scan the flood of news stories being shared across all social networks. Summify helps people and organizations consume, discover and publish news more efficiently.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,459.33)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects users to the latest information about what they find interesting. Each Tweet is a rich details pane that provides additional information, deeper context and embedded media. "
target: Summify
Summify helps people and organizations consume, discover and publish news more efficiently by creating beautiful daily summaries of the most relevant news from their social networks. Summaries can be delivered by email, web or mobile.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2012 via BusinessWire

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., acquired Miyowa, Inc.

synopsis: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., the world’s leading provider of transaction management, cloud enablement and mobility management for connected devices, announced that it has acquired privately-held Miyowa, Inc., the leading provider of social network and messaging software for mobile devices.
buyer: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (SNCR:$474.00)
Synchronoss Technologies is the world’s leading provider of transaction management, cloud enablement and connectivity services for connected devices. The company’s technology platforms ensure a simple and seamless on-demand channel for service providers and their customers. "
target: Miyowa, Inc.
Leading provider of Social Networking and Messaging Aggregation Mobile Solutions, Miyowa, Inc. is committed to making it easy for Mobile Carriers and Handset Manufacturers to deploy, manage and monetize Social and Messaging solutions across the widest range of devices on the market.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Mandalay Media, Inc., will acquire Cameo Stars

synopsis: NeuMedia, Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Cameo Stars, LLC a social media innovator. Cameo Stars is a social marketing and entertainment company that has uniquely combined two fast-growing, multi-billion dollar markets – virtual goods and branded content – to create a new content format, the "social cameo."
buyer: Mandalay Media, Inc. (MNDL:$23.88)
NeuMedia, dba Mandalay Media, is at the convergence of internet media content and mobile communications. It delivers a mobile services platform that works with mobile operators and third-party publishers to provide portal management, user interface, content development and billing technology. "
target: Cameo Stars
Cameo Stars is the first and only social entertainment platform that enables the stars and characters from leading entertainment companies and consumer brands to make virtual cameo appearances in the everyday lives of fans through branded social content.
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closed 4/18/2011 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Pelago

synopsis: Groupon has acquired Pelago, maker of location-based social network Whrrl. Whrrl has been used by companies looking to build loyalty and repeat visits.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Pelago
Pelago’s first product is Whrrl. It’s a social network, Google maps mash-up, mobile and GPS service all in one. The social network experience allows members to share opinions and knowledge about local restaurants, bars, retail stores, and hotels.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/6/2011 via Market Wire

Metaswitch Networks, acquired Colibria

synopsis: Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, announced the acquisition of Colibria, the leading independent provider of enhanced instant messaging, presence and network address book solutions.
buyer: Metaswitch Networks
Metaswitch Networks is a leading provider of the technologies and solutions that are powering the migration of communications networks to open, next-generation architectures. "
target: Colibria
Colibria is the global provider of new generation messaging, presence and social networking solutions. Colibria's award-winning technology enables operators and service providers to deploy enhanced messaging services in order to differentiate their services and to unlock new revenue streams.
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Motricity, Inc.
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity is a mobile data solutions provider exclusively focused on the rapidly growing mobile Internet market. It serves some of the world's largest mobile operators and enterprises, simplifying the mobile Internet and creating high value and highly relevant mobile experiences for consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$121.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
297
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Ticker: AIM:CROS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kape Technologies plc
Kape Technologies plc
Kape is a cybersecurity company focused on helping consumers around the world to have better experience and protection in their digital life. Kape offers products which provide online security, privacy and an optimal online experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$64.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.16
EBIT ($mm)
$0.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
128
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Ticker: AIM:AMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV (Internet Protocol television) and hybrid/OTT (over-the-top content) innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$82.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.42
EBIT ($mm)
$7.94
Net Income ($mm)
$10.42
Employees
179
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: DB:2FA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fundamental Applications Corp.
Fundamental Applications Corp. was founded in 2014 to launch innovative mobile applications targeted at millennials. Millennials are described as a demographic born between 1980 and 2000 into a digital world with significant discretionary income.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: GLUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$252.92
EBITDA ($mm)
($52.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($66.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
754
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Ticker: SZSE:30005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.47
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$8.17
Employees
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Ticker: DB:2FA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fundamental Applications Corp.
Fundamental Applications Corp. was founded in 2014 to launch innovative mobile applications targeted at millennials. Millennials are described as a demographic born between 1980 and 2000 into a digital world with significant discretionary income.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:FONU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FonU2
FonU2
FonU2, a developer of mobile applications bringing sellers and buyers of services and products together in real time. Its mobile service provides a destination for sellers and buyers to list and search for services/products, schedule appointments, and make payments.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: TWTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twitter, Inc.
Twitter, Inc.
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,459.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$715.92
EBIT ($mm)
$366.37
Net Income ($mm)
$1,465.66
Employees
4900
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker: ASX:XPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xped Limited
Xped Limited
Xped Limited is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology business. Xped has developed revolutionary and patent protected technology that allows any consumer, regardless of their technical capability, to connect, monitor and control devices and appliances found in their everyday environment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:CHIC.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc. (CHICF) is a Comprehensive Communications Platform in multiple languages for worldwide distribution. Users can make and receive Voice Calls, send and receive Text, Fax, Instant Messages, Emails and integrates with all online Social Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: KOSE:A035720
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kakao
Kakao
Kakao is South Korea’s dominant mobile messaging app. Kakao is a South Korean internet company established in 2014. It was formed from a merger of Daum Communications and Kakao to Daum Kakao in 2014, and Daum Kakao changed its name to Kakao in 2015.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,432.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$273.20
EBIT ($mm)
$107.45
Net Income ($mm)
$101.65
Employees
5640
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Ticker: JASDAQ:942
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
NEPRO Japan Co., Ltd is a mobile sales group, that offers all kinds of mobile solutions, including payment processing, mobile games, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$131.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.41
Net Income ($mm)
$22.49
Employees
309
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$53,544.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$21,652.02
EBIT ($mm)
$15,948.80
Net Income ($mm)
$13,242.41
Employees
60860
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Ticker: ASX:WGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies is an Australian company that develops network optimising technologies. Their Wangle Mobile VPN app is Australia's best mobile VPN for secure, private browsing. Their Family Insights app allows parents to analyse their children’s online activity and detect emerging threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: OTCBB:SITO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: GLUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$252.92
EBITDA ($mm)
($52.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($66.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
754
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Ticker: SZSE:30005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.47
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$8.17
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:FRZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc. is a leading creator of mobile social games that are fun and engaging for all ages. Players can download and enjoy their games for free, or they can purchase virtual items and additional features within the game to increase the fun factor.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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