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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Patreon, acquired Subbable

synopsis: Patreon, a company that was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love, has acquired Subbable, a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
buyer: Patreon
Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love. Patreon makes it possible for creators and artists to get paid for their creations by empowering them to do what they love. "
target: Subbable
Subbable.com is a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
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closed 4/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

DesiredWings, acquired Catapooolt

synopsis: Promoters of crowdfunding platform Desiredwings.com have acquired Catapooolt.com, India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects.
buyer: DesiredWings
DesiredWings facilitates business idea validation and development, helps start-ups prefund their future products and services, enabling them to start and grow without capital investment or fund-raising against equity. "
target: Catapooolt
Catapooolt is India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects. Founded by the team who first launched crowd-funding in India, the platform will seek partnerships to unleash a new creative and startup revolution.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

SportsEngine, acquired RallyMe, Inc.

synopsis: SportsEngine announced that it has acquired RallyMe, the No. 1 platform for online sports fundraising. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: RallyMe, Inc.
RallyMe is a crowdfunding application and online fundraising tool that empowers athletes, teams, and sports organizations to harness the power of their internet, along with their own personal and professional networks, in order to help fund their goals.
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closed 10/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Seedrs, acquired Junction Investments, Inc.

synopsis: London, UK-based equity crowdfunding startup Seedrs has acquired Junction Investments, a California-based online investment platform that allows members to invest in major motion pictures alongside professional financiers.
buyer: Seedrs
Seedrs is an online platform for discovering and investing in great startups. They make it possible for people to invest as much or as little as they like in the startups they choose through a simple, online process, and they let startup businesses raise seed capital seamlessly. "
target: Junction Investments, Inc.
Junction is an investment platform where members can invest in major motion pictures alongside professional financiers.
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closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Ulule, acquired Sponsorise.me

synopsis: Ulule, a leading European crowdfunding platform, has acquired Sponsorise.me, a European crowdfunding platform dedicated to sports projects. Sponsorise.me's social sponsoring platform allows sports project owners to finance their dreams with support from their communities and leading brands.
buyer: Ulule
Ulule is a leading European crowdfunding platform that empowers thousands of creators, entrepreneurs and makers all over the world. Their project categories include art & photo, comics, crafts & food, music, stage, publishing & journal, fashion & design, charities, film & video, technology and more."
target: Sponsorise.me
Sponsorise.me is a European crowdfunding platform dedicated to sports projects. Sponsorise.me's social sponsoring platform allows sports project owners to finance their dreams with support from their communities and leading brands. Sponsorise.me has helped finance over 3,000 sports projects.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Patreon, acquired Subbable

synopsis: Patreon, a company that was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love, has acquired Subbable, a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
buyer: Patreon
Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love. Patreon makes it possible for creators and artists to get paid for their creations by empowering them to do what they love. "
target: Subbable
Subbable.com is a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
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closed 9/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Geniuslink, acquired Kit

synopsis: Geniuslink, a provider of industry-leading affiliate linking services, has acquired Kit from Patreon, a crowdfunding membership platform. Kit is a social-shopping platform where influencers curate bundles of products they recommend. Kit is a community to discover and get interesting products for activities like traveling, DJing, cycling and more.
buyer: Geniuslink
Geniuslink provides industry-leading affiliate linking services to app developers, music labels and Internet marketers with international audiences. Geniuslink helps their clients earn more revenue by transforming Amazon and iTunes/App Store links into unified, globally-aware affiliate links. "
target parent: Patreon
target: Kit
Founded in 2015, Kit is a social-shopping platform where influencers curate bundles of products (kits) they recommend. Kit is a community to discover, discuss and get interesting products, grouped into kits, for activities like traveling, DJing, cooking, cycling and more.
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closed 8/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Patreon, acquired Memberful

synopsis: Patreon, a company which allows creators to earn an income through patron memberships, has announced that it is acquiring Memberful, a software company which lets artists and content creators add memberships to their existing platforms.
buyer: Patreon
Patreon is a membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service, as well as ways for artists to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscribers, or "patrons." "
target: Memberful
Memberful is a software company which lets artists and content creators add memberships to their existing platforms. Memberful is a service for independent creators, educators, and publishers who prefer to have complete control over their membership program.
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closed 6/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Patreon, acquired Kit

synopsis: Patreon, which gives fans a way to pay their favorite creators on a recurring basis, has acquired Kit, an online community where people discover, discuss, and get interesting products grouped into kits for activities, such as traveling, cooking, cycling, and others.
buyer: Patreon
Patreon is a membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service, as well as ways for artists to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscribers, or "patrons." "
target: Kit
Kit Tech, Inc. develops and operates an online community where people discover, discuss, and get interesting products grouped into kits for activities, such as traveling, cooking, cycling, and others. It enables users to curate and share products they have discovered and would recommend to others.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Patreon, acquired Subbable

synopsis: Patreon, a company that was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love, has acquired Subbable, a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
buyer: Patreon
Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love. Patreon makes it possible for creators and artists to get paid for their creations by empowering them to do what they love. "
target: Subbable
Subbable.com is a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Patreon, acquired Subbable

synopsis: Patreon, a company that was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love, has acquired Subbable, a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
buyer: Patreon
Founded in May 2013 and based in San Francisco, California, Patreon was created to enable fans to support and engage with the artists and creators they love. Patreon makes it possible for creators and artists to get paid for their creations by empowering them to do what they love. "
target: Subbable
Subbable.com is a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
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closed 4/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

DesiredWings, acquired Catapooolt

synopsis: Promoters of crowdfunding platform Desiredwings.com have acquired Catapooolt.com, India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects.
buyer: DesiredWings
DesiredWings facilitates business idea validation and development, helps start-ups prefund their future products and services, enabling them to start and grow without capital investment or fund-raising against equity. "
target: Catapooolt
Catapooolt is India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects. Founded by the team who first launched crowd-funding in India, the platform will seek partnerships to unleash a new creative and startup revolution.
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closed 7/21/2016 via PR Newswire

SOCAN, acquired Audiam Inc.

synopsis: SOCAN, the member-based organization representing the Canadian performing rights of more than four-million Canadian and international music creators, has confirmed that it has purchased 100% of Audiam. Audiam is an interactive streaming mechanical royalty collection agency.
buyer: SOCAN
SOCAN is a member-based organization that represents the Canadian performing rights of more than four-million Canadian and international music creators and publishers. SOCAN licenses more than 130,000 businesses in Canada, and distributes royalties to its members. "
target: Audiam Inc.
Audiam is an interactive streaming mechanical royalty collection agency. It gets its music publishing members accurately paid from YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Rhapsody, Beats, Amazon Prime, Mood Music, TouchTunes and other interactive streaming services.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

SportsEngine, acquired RallyMe, Inc.

synopsis: SportsEngine announced that it has acquired RallyMe, the No. 1 platform for online sports fundraising. SportsEngine, an NBC Sports Group company, is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports.
buyer parent: Comcast Corporation
buyer: SportsEngine
SportsEngine is the leading provider of Sport Life Management web software and mobile applications for youth, amateur, and professional sports. SportsEngine features a complete suite of tools that help sports organizations manage, connect, and communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders. "
target: RallyMe, Inc.
RallyMe is a crowdfunding application and online fundraising tool that empowers athletes, teams, and sports organizations to harness the power of their internet, along with their own personal and professional networks, in order to help fund their goals.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Seedrs, acquired Junction Investments, Inc.

synopsis: London, UK-based equity crowdfunding startup Seedrs has acquired Junction Investments, a California-based online investment platform that allows members to invest in major motion pictures alongside professional financiers.
buyer: Seedrs
Seedrs is an online platform for discovering and investing in great startups. They make it possible for people to invest as much or as little as they like in the startups they choose through a simple, online process, and they let startup businesses raise seed capital seamlessly. "
target: Junction Investments, Inc.
Junction is an investment platform where members can invest in major motion pictures alongside professional financiers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Ulule, acquired Sponsorise.me

synopsis: Ulule, a leading European crowdfunding platform, has acquired Sponsorise.me, a European crowdfunding platform dedicated to sports projects. Sponsorise.me's social sponsoring platform allows sports project owners to finance their dreams with support from their communities and leading brands.
buyer: Ulule
Ulule is a leading European crowdfunding platform that empowers thousands of creators, entrepreneurs and makers all over the world. Their project categories include art & photo, comics, crafts & food, music, stage, publishing & journal, fashion & design, charities, film & video, technology and more."
target: Sponsorise.me
Sponsorise.me is a European crowdfunding platform dedicated to sports projects. Sponsorise.me's social sponsoring platform allows sports project owners to finance their dreams with support from their communities and leading brands. Sponsorise.me has helped finance over 3,000 sports projects.
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closed 3/1/2011 via PR Newswire

Visa, Inc., acquired PlaySpan Inc.

synopsis: Visa Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of PlaySpan Inc., a privately held company whose payments platform handles transactions for digital goods in online games, digital media and social networks around the world.
buyer: Visa, Inc. (V:$22,977.00)
Visa, Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. "
target: PlaySpan Inc.
PlaySpan is the trusted partner in global monetization solutions for leading publishers and developers of digital media, online games, mobile apps and social networks. The company provides a global payments solution through its UltimatePay product.
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