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closed 3/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Lasso Media, Inc

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Lasso Chat and Photo Messaging application. Lasso was started in 2013 as a request-based photo sharing app. Lasso now includes features like chat and keeping track of the photos that have already been shared.
buyer parent: 21st Century Fox
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Lasso Media, Inc
Lasso was started in 2013 as a request-based photo sharing app. Lasso now includes features like chat and keeping track of the photos that have already been shared, making it simple and private to request and share photos with family and friends.
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closed 9/27/2017 via PR Newswire

XO Group Inc., acquired Veri, Inc.

synopsis: XO Group Inc. announced the acquisition of Veri, the first and only photo-sharing app focused on weddings and events that automatically shares photos from the user's built-in camera on their mobile device. The Veri app's autosharing simplicity requires virtually no effort for guests to share their photos.
buyer: XO Group Inc. (XOXO:$162.27)
XO Group helps people navigate and truly enjoy life's biggest moments, together. Their multi-platform brands guide couples through transformative life stages—from getting married with The Knot, to moving in together with The Nest, to having a baby with The Bump. "
target: Veri, Inc.
Created for weddings and other special events, Veri uses its autoshare technology to instantly distribute photos and videos automatically with the couple and other guests. Veri is the only events photo-sharing app with an automatic upload capability.
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closed 8/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wayfair LLC, acquired TrumpIt

synopsis: Wayfair, one of the world's largest online destinations for the home, has acquired Trumpit, a Boston-based mobile messaging application that takes photo messaging to another level. Trumpit allows people to snap a photo and share it with a group of friends.
buyer: Wayfair LLC (W:$2,868.04)
Wayfair is one of the world's largest online destinations for the home. With one of the world's largest online selections of furniture, home furnishings and décor, including more than seven million products from over 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. "
target: TrumpIt
Trumpit is a Boston-based mobile messaging application that takes photo messaging to another level. Trumpit allows people to snap a photo and share it with a group of friends.
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closed 7/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Remitly, acquired Talio

synopsis: Remitly, a mobile remittance service, announced it acquired Talio, a mobile messaging company that developed an immersive, one-of-a-kind mobile messaging service for family and friends. Talio has deep expertise in innovative forms of mobile messaging, immersive images and video.
buyer: Remitly
Remitly is a mobile payments service, supported that enables consumers to make person-to-person international money transfers from the United States. Its digital service uses technology to eliminate the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional money transfer process. "
target: Talio
Talio is an entirely new way to message with photos and videos. With Talio, customers can take selfies and photos that move with the tilt of a phone from side to side. Talio replaces boring, slow text messages with Talio photo, video, and tilt cards.
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announced 3/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Giphy, Inc., will acquire Nutmeg Studio Co.

synopsis: Giphy, the betaworks-backed Google of GIFs, has announced its first acquisition with Nutmeg, a GIF messaging app. Not every gif is worth sharing, so Nutmeg finds the ones that are and make it easy for people to share them in a text.
buyer: Giphy, Inc.
The vision for Giphy isn’t really just about finding GIFs. It’s a search engine with a community, a platform with a host of features targeted at gif artists, brands, publishers, enthusiasts, bloggers, and anyone generally looking to discover or create that next big meme. "
target: Nutmeg Studio Co.
Nutmeg is a gif messaging app. Not every gif is worth sharing, so they find the ones that are and make it easy for you to share them in a text.
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closed 1/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

Tinder, Inc., acquired Tappy

synopsis: Matchmaking mobile app Tinder has purchased Namesake, the makers of Snapchat photo messaging rival Tappy. The app lets users send messages and pictures that disappear after 24 hours.
buyer: Tinder, Inc.
Tinder is a mobile dating applications where users can connect with new and interesting people around them. The company was founded in 2012. "
target: Tappy
Based in Santa Monica, CA, Namesake, Inc. owns and operates Tappy, a mobile application where users can chat with photos and text that disappear within 24 hours. The company was founded in 2012.
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closed 12/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Viewfinder

synopsis: Square announced that it has acquired New York-based photo-sharing app Viewfinder. Viewfinder develops a photo-sharing and group messaging application.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$5,135.25)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: Viewfinder
Viewfinder develops a a photo-sharing and group messaging application.
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closed 4/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Loom, Inc.

synopsis: Loom has announced that they have been acquired by Dropbox. Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Loom, Inc.
Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
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closed 12/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Com-Guard.com, acquired Tautachrome, Inc

synopsis: Com-Guard.com, a computer security company, has announced the acquisition of Tautachrome Inc., an Internet technology company poised to change how the world views, verifies and uses images and video.
buyer: Com-Guard.com
Com-Guard, Inc. focuses its efforts on the design and development of products that provide data and hardware protection, PC access control, the control of program usage, cellular security protection and the filtering of Web and email content. "
target: Tautachrome, Inc
Tautachrome, Inc. is an Internet technology development company. The Company's top priority is developing its branded KlickZie platform which will turn smartphones into trustable imagers meaning the pictures and videos they capture can be verified as original, untampered and un-photoshopped.
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closed 4/28/2015 via PR Newswire

NanoTech Entertainment, acquired UpLink.to

synopsis: NanoTech Entertainment, announced that is has completed the Acquisition of Mobile Application Developer UpLink.to. UpLink.to has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
buyer: NanoTech Entertainment (NTEK:$1.16)
NanoTech Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on all aspects of the entertainment industry. With seven technology business units, focusing on 3D, Gaming, Content, Media & IPTV, Mobile Apps, and Manufacturing, the company has a unique business model. "
target: UpLink.to
UpLink.to was founded in 2006 by Mark S. Morris. Focused on collaborative mobile application development Uplink has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
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closed 2/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Odysee

synopsis: Google annuonced that it has acquired Odysee, an iOS and Android app that let users automatically back up photos and videos taken on their cameras or tablets to their home computers. It also let users set up private, automatic sharing with other people, and it had an API for integrating the service with other apps.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
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: Odysee
Odysee is an iOS and Android app that let users automatically back up photos and videos taken on their cameras or tablets to their home computers. It also let users set up private, automatic sharing with other people, and it had an API for integrating the service with other apps.
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closed 2/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Stream Nation, acquired Picturelife

synopsis: Picturelife has announced it's been acquired by StreamNation, a media-centric cloud storage for photos and videos. Picturelife is a cloud storage application for keeping pictures safe and secure. Picturelife was built to be private and secure, and it is accessible from any computer or device.
buyer: Stream Nation
Stream Nation is a media-centric cloud storage for photos and videos. It is available on the web for OSX and Windows. StreamNation’s media center features streaming playback, great content organization options, multiple ways to upload content and more. "
target: Picturelife
The Picturelife team is a group of accomplished software engineers and designers that built a cloud storage application for keeping pictures safe and secure. Picturelife was built to be private and secure, and it is accessible from any computer or device.
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closed 4/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired AccelaRAD

synopsis: Nuance Communications has acquired cloud-based medical image sharing company Accelarad. AccelaRAD, Inc., a software and services company, designs and delivers medical image cloud computing solutions for imaging facilities and physicians in the United States.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance provides speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. "
target: AccelaRAD
Accelarad makes it simple for healthcare organizations, physicians and patients to securely view, manage and share medical images and documents online. They serve more than 950 healthcare facilities and 4,000 physicians, processing more than 400 million medical images annually.
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closed 11/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Relay

synopsis: Kik Interactive, Inc., maker of chat network Kik, announced it has acquired Relay, a leading GIF messenger. Relay is the leading GIF messaging app available on the App Store and Google Play. The service allows users to communicate with a content repository of over 6.5 million GIFs, a fun and engaging form of visual content popular on the Internet.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Relay
Relay allows users to discover the newest and best visual entertainment from around the web with a beautiful and simple mobile app. Relay makes it super easy to find great GIFs, videos and images and send them (“relay” them) to other users.
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closed 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Quik.io

synopsis: Yahoo has acquired three employees from QuickIO, and QuickIO will be shutting down. Two of the employees being acquired are QuickIO, CEO and cofounder, Michael Chen, and VP of engineering, Xumin Wu. QuickIO is a free iOS app that lets one instantly stream or send videos, music, pictures and documents.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Quik.io
Quikio is a Free iOS app that lets one instantly stream or send videos, music, pictures and documents from their PC/Mac to any iPad/iPhone without the hassle of syncing or converting their files.
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closed 5/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Qualcomm Incorporated, acquired Orb Networks Inc.

synopsis: Oakland, Calif.-based media streaming startup Orb Networks has been acquired by Qualcomm. Orb had been making software to transcode and stream web videos to DLNA-capable devices, and also released its own media streamer.
buyer: Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated is an American global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, USA, the company has 157 worldwide locations. "
target: Orb Networks Inc.
Orb Networks, Inc. provides digital media streaming solutions for digital home and remote access applications to placeshift personal music, photos, videos, live television, and Internet music and video streams from home PC to TV, stereo, mobile phone, PDA, or laptop.
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closed 5/20/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired SimplifyMedia

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Simplify Media, a startup that offers media sharing software. The software lets users share photos and music using programs like iTunes, iPhoto, and Windows Media Player.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$166,677.00)
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: SimplifyMedia
Simplify Media, Inc. is a startup dedicated to making it easier for people to access and enjoy their digital music, photos and videos whenever and wherever they want. Simplify Media's software connects people directly with their content, without the hassles of synching or uploading all their files.
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closed 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired Roposo

synopsis: Glance, India’s fastest growing and the third-largest content platform, announced the acquisition of Roposo, a Tiger Global and Bertelsmann backed short-video platform. Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
With Glance, each time a user glances at their mobile phone, the Android lock-screen service shows high-quality, short-form content that’s sure to grab attention. India-based Glance is a service that comes pre-installed on mobile phones manufactured by Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, and Vivo. "
target: Roposo
Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app. Get the best from people from all over the country all the time. India’s best app, Roposo, is free to download, and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Houseparty

synopsis: The group video chat app Houseparty has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite. Houseparty lets up to eight people join a video chat together. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Houseparty
Houseparty is a group video chat app launched in 2016. Houseparty is an app operated by San Francisco-based Life on Air Inc., which was founded by a team of Israeli entrepreneurs. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
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announced 11/28/2016 via New York Times

CNN Worldwide, will acquire Beme

synopsis: CNN has agreed to acquire the technology and talent behind Beme, the social media app built and started by YouTuber Vlogger Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett, a former vice president of engineering at Tumblr. Beme’s 12 employees will join CNN as part of the deal, the terms of which were not publicly disclosed.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: CNN Worldwide
CNN Worldwide is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; mobile applications and websites around the world; and more. "
target: Beme
Beme was intended to be a social sharing application that Co-Founder and Youtube Vlogger, Casey Neistat, described as “more authentic,” a way of putting four-second bursts of video out into the social sphere without giving users the ability to edit or tweak the content.
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closed 3/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Lasso Media, Inc

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Lasso Chat and Photo Messaging application. Lasso was started in 2013 as a request-based photo sharing app. Lasso now includes features like chat and keeping track of the photos that have already been shared.
buyer parent: 21st Century Fox
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Lasso Media, Inc
Lasso was started in 2013 as a request-based photo sharing app. Lasso now includes features like chat and keeping track of the photos that have already been shared, making it simple and private to request and share photos with family and friends.
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closed 4/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Milyoni, Inc.

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Milyoni, the leader in social videos and the creator of Madcards, multimedia cards designed for mobile. The Madcards technology is flexible and includes a wide variety of content options designed to maximize user engagement on mobile.
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Milyoni, Inc.
Milyoni is an innovative provider of social and mobile software for the media and entertainment industry. Founded in 2009, Milyoni has brought industry firsts to social commerce and entertainment with products that include Social Video, Video on Demand, and more recently Madcards.
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closed 3/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Lasso Media, Inc

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Lasso Chat and Photo Messaging application. Lasso was started in 2013 as a request-based photo sharing app. Lasso now includes features like chat and keeping track of the photos that have already been shared.
buyer parent: 21st Century Fox
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Lasso Media, Inc
Lasso was started in 2013 as a request-based photo sharing app. Lasso now includes features like chat and keeping track of the photos that have already been shared, making it simple and private to request and share photos with family and friends.
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announced 12/16/2009 via BusinessWire

Ontela, Inc. will be merged with Photobucket inc,

synopsis: Photobucket.com, Inc., one of the Web’s top photo sites, and Ontela, Inc., the leading provider of award-winning imaging services for wireless carriers, announced an agreement under which the two companies will merge their operations.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket is the premier standalone photo and video sharing site, with over 22 million monthly unique users* around the world linking billions of personal photos, graphics, slideshows and videos daily to hundreds of thousands of Web sites. "
target: Ontela, Inc.
Ontela makes it incredibly easy for subscribers on 30 carriers to save their camera phone pictures. As the premier provider to carriers of image saving solutions, Ontela technology automatically saves every picture snapped to e-mail, PC, and web photo albums.
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closed 7/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Fox Interactive Media, Inc., acquired Photobucket inc

synopsis: Fox Interactive Media, Inc., a division of News Corporation, announced today that it has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Photobucket.com, Inc. No financial terms were disclosed. 250 cash, 50 earnout
buyer parent: The News Corporation Limited
buyer: Fox Interactive Media, Inc.
A division of News Corporation, Fox Interactive Media (FIM) offers a global, border-free online network that caters to consumers by giving them the platform and tools to express themselves, communicate with each other, and engage with the best music, TV, film, sports, information and more. "
target: Photobucket inc
Photobucket is the premier standalone photo and video sharing site, with over 22 million monthly unique users* around the world linking billions of personal photos, graphics, slideshows and videos daily to hundreds of thousands of Web sites.
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closed 7/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

The Legacy Republic, acquired Yarly, Inc.

synopsis: Legacy Republic, a company that turns priceless family videotapes, film and photo albums into memorable DVDs and private online accounts to watch, share and preserve for generations, just acquired competitor Yarly, a company that owns and operates a digital photo sharing and storage platform.
buyer: The Legacy Republic
Legacy Republic brings people's favorite home movies back to life. They turn priceless family videotapes, film and photo albums into memorable DVDs and private online accounts to watch, share and preserve for generations. "
target: Yarly, Inc.
Yarly, Inc. owns and operates a digital photo sharing and storage platform. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.
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announced 4/22/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

District Photo Inc., will acquire Snapfish

synopsis: Hewlett-Packard Co. said it would sell Snapfish, a leading online photo service with more than 100 million members and billions of unique photos stored online, to District Photo. District Photo, which is based in Beltsville, Maryland, handles digital printing for business and other customers.
buyer: District Photo Inc.
District Photo, Inc. provides direct-to-consumer photo fulfillment services. It offers ink based printing services, including hard cover and soft cover memory books, large format prints, banners, calendars, playing cards, note pads and note books, stationery cards, stickers and more. "
target parent: HP
target: Snapfish
Snapfish is a leading online photo service with more than 100 million members and billions of unique photos stored online. They enable their members to share, print and store their most important photo memories at the lowest prices-online or off.
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closed 10/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Threefold Photos, acquired Webshots

synopsis: Threefold Photos, created by Webshots founders Narendra Rocherolle and Nick Wilder, have bought back Webshots from American Greetings. Webshots will operate as Smile, a new photo-sharing service website.
buyer: Threefold Photos
Threefold Photos is a company founded by Narendra Rocherolle and Nick Wilder, the orginal founders of Webshots. "
target parent: American Greetings Corporation
target: Webshots
Webshots is a one of the orginal public photo sharing websites.
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closed 9/4/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired ZingFu.com

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc., the most widely recognized brand in comedy, announced that it has acquired the website ZingFu.com from Zing Fu Enterprises, LLC for an undisclosed sum. ZingFu.com, which launched in 2005, was one of the pioneers of widgetized, social content.
buyer: National Lampoon (US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing. "
target: ZingFu.com
ZingFu lets you turn your photos into funny Zings that you can share with your family and friends. Use our online form to email your Zing or post a smaller version to MySpace, Friendster, Facebook, Hi5, Xanga and more.
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closed 10/25/2007 via PR Newswire

American Greetings Corporation, acquired Twofold Photos Inc.

synopsis: American Greetings Corporation has acquired the online assets of the Webshots brand from CNET Networks, Inc. The purchase price was approximately $45 million and is subject to customary post closing adjustments.
buyer: American Greetings Corporation (AM:$1,975.95)
Founded in 1906, American Greetings is the world's largest publicly owned creator, manufacturer and distributor of social expression products. Our major domestic greeting card brands are Carlton Cards, American Greetings and Gibson. "
target parent: CNET, Inc.
target: Twofold Photos Inc.
Webshots, operated by Twofold Photos, is the world's largest photo sharing site, offering superior tools and content for users seeking to interact and communicate with photos. Free membership allows members to download any Webshots photo to their computer and also upload and share their own photos.
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announced 9/18/2007 via PR Newswire

Profilebuilder, will acquire ZingFu.com

synopsis: ProfileBuilder, the online identity management platform that allows anyone to take complete control of their online identity, announced today it plans to acquire ZingFu.com, a social-networking resource site with more than 600,000 registered members.
buyer: Profilebuilder
At ProfileBuilder online identities can be created, managed and consolidated with Profil.es, a breakthrough Web product that gives individuals a single, comprehensive platform to manage, enhance and control their online persona. "
target: ZingFu.com
ZingFu lets you turn your photos into funny Zings that you can share with your family and friends. Use our online form to email your Zing or post a smaller version to MySpace, Friendster, Facebook, Hi5, Xanga and more.
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announced 12/13/2005 via BusinessWire

Hewlett-Packard Company, will acquire bilderservice.de GmbH

synopsis: HP today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire bilderservice.de GmbH, which operates PIXACO -- a leading online photo services and products site in Europe.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: bilderservice.de GmbH
bilderservice.de GmbH, which operates PIXACO -- a leading online photo services and products site in Europe.
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closed 3/28/2005 via BNC Analysis

United Online, Inc., acquired PhotoSite

synopsis: United Online Inc., a provider of consumer Internet subscription services, said Monday it acquired PhotoSite, the online digital photo sharing business of Homestead Technologies Inc., for about $10 million in cash.
buyer: United Online, Inc. (UNTD:$151.12)
United Online wants to bring people together on the Internet. Created in 2001 by the merger of leading US Internet service providers NetZero and Juno Online Services, United Online continues the free Internet service model with hopes of converting faithful users into paying customers. "
target parent: Homestead Technologies Inc.
target: PhotoSite
PhotoSite is the premier photo-sharing service that enables anyone – from casual to amateur to professional photographers – to quickly and easily display photos on their own personal photo website. Launched in October 2003, PhotoSite was designed expressly for digital camera owners looking for a fa
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Hewlett-Packard Company, acquired Snapfish

synopsis: HP today announced the completion of its acquisition of Snapfish, a leading online photo service. Snapfish's expertise in online photo services, coupled with HP's worldwide customer reach, will rapidly enhance HP's ability to capitalize on the growing market for online photo printing.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target parent: District Photo Inc.
target: Snapfish
Most people take photographs so they can share their memories with people who are important to them. Until now though, sharing's been hard. You have to sort through negatives, make several trips to the photo store, separate out copies for friends and family and make yet another trip to the post off
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closed 1/15/2008 via PR Newswire

American Greetings Corporation, acquired PhotoWorks Inc.

synopsis: American Greetings Corporation announced the successful completion of its tender offer, through a wholly owned subsidiary, to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of PhotoWorks, Inc. for 59.5 cents per share or approximately $26.5 million.
buyer: American Greetings Corporation (AM:$1,975.95)
Founded in 1906, American Greetings is the world's largest publicly owned creator, manufacturer and distributor of social expression products. Our major domestic greeting card brands are Carlton Cards, American Greetings and Gibson. "
target: PhotoWorks Inc.
PhotoWorks is a leading online personal publishing company and photography community that allows users to share and store their digital photos, host personalized Web pages and Storefronts, build communities and use their digital images to create quality photo-personalized products.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2018 via PR Newswire

Visual China Group, acquired 500px

synopsis: Visual China Group, a top image licensing company, announced that it has acquired 100% of 500px shares through its wholly-owned subsidiary, VCG Hong Kong LTD. 500px is one of the leading online visual creative communities in the world, based in Canada. 500px is renowned globally for its community, image licensing, and custom photography.
buyer: Visual China Group (SZSE:000681:$132.68)
Visual China Group is among the top image licensing companies in the world. It is the go-to choice for creative and media professionals in China, and an award-winning leader in copyright protection. "
target: 500px
500px is one of the leading online visual creative communities in the world, based in Canada. With photographers around the world, the 500px community has produced unique image diversity and creative trends. 500px is renowned globally for its community, image licensing, and custom photography.
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closed 10/11/2017 via Company Press Release

PPS. Imaging GmbH, acquired Klebefieber.de GmbH

synopsis: PPS. Imaging has acquired the entire business of the online retailer Klebefieber.de GmbH. Founded in Berlin in 2009, Klebefieber has comprehensive product portfolio of wall decorations, residential accessories, photo products and gift ideas that they sell through their e-commerce portal.
buyer parent: NORD Holding
buyer: PPS. Imaging GmbH
PPS. Imaging GmbH is one of the leading digital printing service providers in Europe. Their services include pre-print, large-format printing, display and packaging, industrial applications, post-print, and special products. "
target: Klebefieber.de GmbH
Founded in 2009 and based in Berlin, Klebefieber.de is an online retailer of wall decorations, photo products, and personalized gifts.
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closed 1/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Lulu Enterprises, Inc., acquired Replay Photos, LLC

synopsis: Lulu, the pioneer in independent publishing, announced the acquisition of Replay Photos, LLC, the industry leader in bringing licensed sports and professional photography and wall art products directly to consumers. It offers collage, NFL, NBA, MLS, MLL, AP photos, and personalized photos.
buyer: Lulu Enterprises, Inc.
Lulu provides worldwide distribution so that authors can reach readers just about anywhere via print, e-readers and tablet devices. As the leading independent self-publishing company, Lulu has enabled people in more than 225 countries and territories to self-publish nearly two million publications. "
target: Replay Photos, LLC
Replay Photos, LLC operates a Web-based service for selling photographic prints, custom framed photos, photos on canvas, and vinyl wall graphics. It offers collage, NFL, NBA, MLS, MLL, AP photos, and personalized photos.
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closed 10/24/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired BorrowLenses

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired BorrowLenses, the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. BorrowLenses’s Founders, Max Shevyakov and Mark Gurevich, will join Shutterfly Inc.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: BorrowLenses
BorrowLenses is the premier online marketplace for photographic and video equipment rentals. Rent camera bodies, lenses, lighting kits, and more via their easy to use website navigation or search for a specific item in the search bar. Equipment is also available for sale on the site.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Reuters

Elanders AB, acquired myphotobook GmbH

synopsis: Elanders AB announced that the Company has acquired Myphotobook GmbH, a European e-commerce company specializing in personalized photo products for consumers.
buyer: Elanders AB
Elanders AB operates in two segments. The Infologistics segment offers user information, product catalogues, and documentation that support market communication. The Infoprint segment produces information intensive printed matter for industrial and commercial companies. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: myphotobook GmbH
myphotobook is one of the most modern photo applications on the Internet. myphotobook allows users to design their own photo books, canvases, alu dibonds, photo calendars, posters and order photo prints.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired MyPublisher, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired MyPublisher, one of the pioneers in the photo book industry and creator of easy-to-use photo book-making software.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: MyPublisher, Inc.
MyPublisher has established itself as one of the leaders in custom photo-book software, bookstore quality printing and superior customer service. MyPublisher has sold and shipped more than 5 million photo books since 2002.
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closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Tiny Prints, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tiny Prints, Inc., a privately-held ecommerce company offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner. "
target: Tiny Prints, Inc.
Tiny Prints, Inc. is comprised of www.tinyprints.com and www.weddingpaperdivas.com, two thriving ecommerce brands offering stylish cards, invitations, personalized stationery and photo books to customers from around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$357 [$328]
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
594.5x
announced 9/2/2010 via BusinessWire

CafePress, will acquire Canvas On Demand, LLC

synopsis: CafePress, the leading source for custom printing, announced that it acquired Canvas On Demand, an online source for creating personalized custom canvases from users’ photographs, and its sister companies, Canvas On Demand Pro and Great Big Canvas.
buyer: CafePress (PRSS:$78.48)
CafePress is the world's biggest destination for self-expression through merchandise. Each month over 11 million shoppers visit CafePress to buy or create custom T-shirts, mugs, posters and other unique gifts that reflect their interests, passions, beliefs and affiliations. "
target: Canvas On Demand, LLC
Canvas on Demand is well known as the best place online to create custom art and canvases. Canvas on Demand take your prized photograph and transform it into an amazing canvas work of art.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Apollo Global Management, acquired Shutterfly, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading retailer and manufacturing platform dedicated to helping capture, preserve, and share life’s important moments, has been acquired by Apollo Global Management, LLC. Shutterfly specializes in personalized products and communications such as photo books, gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$2,833.48)
Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager. Apollo has assets under management of approximately $303 billion in private equity, credit and real assets funds invested across a core group of nine industries where Apollo has considerable knowledge and resources. "
target: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly is a retailer and manufacturing platform for personalized products and communications. Shutterfly has three divisions: Shutterfly Consumer, Lifetouch, and Shutterfly Business Solutions. The Shutterfly brand brings photos to life in photo books, gifts, home décor, and cards and stationery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,871 [$2,737]
rev ($mm)
$2,087
EBITDA ($mm)
$217
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.6x
announced 8/23/2016 via Reuters

PIXTA Inc., will acquire Snapmart Inc.

synopsis: PIXTA Inc., a company that operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan, is acquiring Snapmart Inc., a company that develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. Snapmart is based in Japan.
buyer: PIXTA Inc. (TSE:3416:$15.70)
PIXTA Inc. operates an online marketplace site of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and footage in Japan. It serves designers, Web directors, publishers, or other creative professionals. PIXTA Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target parent: OPT Incubate Inc.
target: Snapmart Inc.
Snapmart Inc. develops a mobile application that sells photos taken by smartphone users. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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