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closed 2/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vidooly, acquired iCouchApp

synopsis: Indian video analytics startup Vidooly has acquired over-the-top-content (OTT) startup, iCouchApp. iCouchapp is a video content engagement and discovery platform. The app allows consumers to discover new videos, interact with TV shows and keep track of their favorite shows.
buyer: Vidooly
Vidooly is a YouTube big data marketing & analytics product for content creators, brands & multi channel networks. It helps them grow and optimize their online video business organically through actionable data intelligence. "
target: iCouchApp
iCouchapp is a video content engagement and discovery platform. The app allows consumers to discover new videos, interact with TV shows and keep track of their favourite shows, at the same time allowing media companies to create and maintain their own OTT app.
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closed 9/3/2015 via PR Newswire

RelayRides, Inc., acquired SocialStudio, Inc.

synopsis: The world's largest peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace, RelayRides, announced that it has acquired SocialStudio, developers of JumpCam and FADE, to help the company keep pace with skyrocketing growth. As part of the acquisition, 12 total team members will have joined the RelayRides team, including seven engineers.
buyer: RelayRides, Inc.
RelayRides, Inc. engages in neighbor-to-neighbor car sharing business in the United States. The company operates as a car sharing marketplace, and connects people who need a car with vehicle owners whose rides would otherwise be sitting idle. "
target: SocialStudio, Inc.
SocialStudio, Inc. is a mobile application developer. Their two main applications are JumpCam, an application to create collaborative videos with friends and family, and Fade, a free, fun way to share moments among college students.
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closed 9/25/2013 via Company Press Release

StumbleUpon, Inc., acquired 5by

synopsis: StumbleUpon, an app that helps users discover and share great websites, has announced that is has acquired 5by, a video start up that gathers the best videos from all over the internet and hand-delivers the ones users want to watch. The company was founded in 2012, and is based in Quebec, Canada.
buyer parent: Accel Partners
buyer: StumbleUpon, Inc.
StumbleUpon helps users discover and share great websites. As they click Stumble!, they are delivered high-quality pages matched to their personal preferences. These pages have been explicitly recommended by friends or one of over 15 million other websurfers with similar interests. "
target: 5by
5by is an app that gathers the best videos from all over the internet and hand-delivers the ones users want to watch. The company was founded in 2012, and is based in Quebec, Canada.
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announced 7/17/2012 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., will acquire Socialcam

synopsis: Autodesk Inc., a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Socialcam for a purchase price of approximately $60 Million. Socialcam is a popular mobile social video capture, editing and sharing app and service that was launched in 2011.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$2,386.30)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design and engineering professionals. "
target: Socialcam
Socialcam is a smartphone application and web-based service that makes it easy to capture, edit and share videos. The Socialcam app has been one of the most popular mobile video apps in the iOS App Store and Android marketplace with over 16 million downloads since it was first launched in 2011.
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announced 3/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Morgan Hertzan and Joseph Varet, will acquire Plum TV, Inc.

synopsis: LXTV co-founders Joseph Varet and Morgan Hertzan announced an agreement to purchase Plum TV, a lifestyle network reaching over 5 million of the most affluent viewers in the country across eight markets. The new ownership group will continue the network's programming focus on home, travel, food, and wellness.
buyer: Morgan Hertzan and Joseph Varet
Morgan Hertzan and Joseph Varet, former MTV executives, co-founded LXTV, which produces and distributes lifestyle entertainment television, online video and out-of-home programming, in 2006. LXTV was acquired in January 2008 by the NBC-owned TV stations division of NBCUniversal. "
target: Plum TV, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Plum TV, a lifestyle network reaching over 5 million of the most affluent viewers in the country across eight markets. Plum TV is distributed on cable television systems in Miami, Aspen, Vail, Telluride, the Hamptons, Sun Valley, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
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$6
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announced 5/14/2013 via PR Newswire

Bitzio, Inc., will acquire Tech Hollywood Studios Corp.

synopsis: Bitzio, Inc., a mobile media and app company, has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Tech Hollywood Studios Corp ("Tech Hollywood"). Tech Hollywood is developing IWantIt, a highly scalable technology platform comprised of a front-end mobile app being deployed on all major mobile platforms, and a comprehensive back-end commerce platform.
buyer: Bitzio, Inc. (BTZO:$0.29)
Bitzio is a leading mobile media and app development company focused on connecting fans of large entertainment and sports properties with the players, celebrities and teams they love. Powering these apps is the Bitzio Engine, which captures valuable user data and drives increased user monetization. "
target: Tech Hollywood Studios Corp.
Tech Hollywood is a technology provider and interactive media company. They are developing IWantIt, a highly scalable technology platform comprised of a front-end app for mobile devices, and a comprehensive back-end commerce platform
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closed 2/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dijit Media, acquired GoMiso, Inc.

synopsis: Dijit Media announced that it is acquiring GoMiso, Inc. GoMiso is a social television platform that makes TV better. The company provides a rich and engaging second screen experience through unique user-generated and TV network content.
buyer: Dijit Media
Dijit Media is a startup transforming the way people discover and experience TV shows and movies. Dijit’s newest product is NextGuide, a hyper-personalized TV listings guide designed specifically for the iPad™. "
target: GoMiso, Inc.
GoMiso, Inc., a social networking company, operates a platform that enhances television viewing. The company's REST API delivers to-the-minute moments to users while they watch their favorite shows.
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closed 12/4/2012 via Reuters

Yahoo! Inc., acquired OnTheAir

synopsis: Yahoo Inc acquired a five-person video chat company, OnTheAir. OnTheAir allows anyone who is watching a live stream to video chat with the host in front of the audience. Its streaming video platform powers radio call-in shows for the digital age.
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: OnTheAir
OnTheAir allows anyone who is watching a live stream to video chat with the host in front of the audience. OnTheAir’s streaming video platform powers radio call-in shows for the digital age. A host sets up an OnTheAir show and selects a start time.
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closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired IntoNow

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, announced the acquisition of IntoNow. Launched in January 2011, IntoNow has built a platform and companion TV application based on real time indexing of television that deepens the connections between audiences, television content and advertisers.
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: IntoNow
IntoNow has built a platform and companion TV application based on real time indexing of television that deepens the connections between audiences, television content and advertisers.
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closed 1/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Fullscreen, Inc., acquired Supernova (Viddy, Inc.)

synopsis: Fullscreen, Inc., a new media company that powers the creation and sharing of content for the connected generation, announced that it has acquired Supernova (formerly known as Viddy), the mobile social app development company.
buyer: Fullscreen, Inc.
Fullscreen is a next-generation media company building a global network of YouTube channels with content creators and brands. The Fullscreen network generates over 1 billion monthly video views and reaches over 90 million subscribers, making Fullscreen a Top 5 YouTube Partner. "
target: Supernova (Viddy, Inc.)
Supernova (formerly Viddy) is the mobile social app development company that allows users to capture, produce, and share bite-size videos with the world. Supernova’s relentless focus on video resulted in the creation of popular apps such as Viddy, Clique and Epic.
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closed 10/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Vine

synopsis: Twitter has purchased a small video creation and sharing company based in New York. Vine is a startup founded by former JetSetter employees Dominik Hoffman and Colin Kroll.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,360.82)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: Vine
Vine is a video-sharing startup based in New York. Vine allows users to capture and share video on an iPhone.
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closed 2/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Axel Springer Verlag AG, acquired TunedIn

synopsis: Axel Springer has acquired Berlin social TV startup TunedIn. TunedIn Media GmbH designs and develops television based applications for phones.
buyer: Axel Springer Verlag AG (DB:SPR:$3,564.30)
Axel Springer is a leading integrated multimedia company in Europe, offering a considerable number of print and digital media. The company’s strategy focuses on its core competences excellent journalism, marketing and classified ads. "
target: TunedIn
TunedIn is a social media startup on a mission to revolutionize the television watching experience. Thanks to the introduction of a Second Screen, TunedIn is building an application experience that will forever change the way users discover, connect, and participate with television content.
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announced 8/16/2017 via Market Wire

AtmanCo, will purchase PlusMobile LLC from Plusmo Communications S.A.

synopsis: AtmanCo, a leader in the psychometrics industry, will acquire PlusMobile LLC and all of its subsidiaries from Plusmo Communications, a provider of SMS services in Argentina. PlusMobile is a provider of mobile phone products. Their products include mobile apps focused on education, kids, and entertainment. They also offer mobile marketing services.
buyer: AtmanCo (TSXV:ATW:$8.33)
AtmanCo is a leader in the psychometrics industry. The company offers psychometric tests online for the purposes of recruitment and hiring. AtmanCo's mission is to boost a organization's productivity, performance and prosperity by focusing on the their most important assets: their employees. "
seller: Plusmo Communications S.A.
PlusMobile is a provider of mobile phone products. Their products include mobile apps focused on education, kids, and entertainment(games, sports, and videos). They also offer mobile marketing services such as contests using SMS. PlusMobile is part of Plusmo Communications, an SMS service provider.
price ($mm)
$2.50
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$5
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announced 2/19/2014 via Reuters

OPT, Inc., will acquire SkillUp Video Technologies Corporation

synopsis: OPT Inc has agreed to acquire 85 pct voting power in SkillUp Video Technologies. SkillUp Video Technologies engages in provision of digital contents distribution platform.
buyer: OPT, Inc.
OPT, Inc. engages in the provision of e-marketing services in Japan. It offers a marketing platform for publishers and advertisers; online advertisement performance measurement services; and online advertisement delivery system services. "
target: SkillUp Video Technologies Corporation
Skill-up video Technologies, Inc. provide a digital content delivery platform. Their main platform, Uliza, is a mobile application that distributes videos to consumers. The company was founded in 2013, and is baed in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 7/25/2011 via Market Wire

Augme Technologies, Inc., acquired JAGTAG, Inc.

synopsis: Augme Technologies, Inc., a leader in full service mobile marketing solutions, has completed the acquisition of the assets and the business of JAGTAG, Inc., a privately held mobile marketing pioneer. JAGTAG delivers multimedia to both smartphones and standard phones, without requiring the consumer to download an application prior to use.
buyer: Augme Technologies, Inc. (AUGT:$2.81)
Augme Technologies, Inc. provides strategic services and mobile technology to leading consumer and healthcare brands. Augme's AD LIFE™ mobile marketing technology platform allows marketers, brands, and agencies the ability to plan, create, test, deploy, and track mobile marketing programs. "
target: JAGTAG, Inc.
JAGTAG, Inc. delivers multimedia to both smartphones and standard phones, without requiring the consumer to download an application prior to use. As a result, JAGTAG can share video, images, music and text with three times more mobile consumers than mobile web-dependent media.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4.98 [$5.03]
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$1
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announced 1/6/2011 via Company Press Release

Skype Technologies SA, will acquire Qik, Inc.

synopsis: Skype has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, Inc., a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, instantly share and preserve great moments on video from anywhere. Qik has 60 employees, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Skype Technologies SA
Skype is a communications platform provider whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video. "
target: Qik, Inc.
Qik, Inc. is a leader in the mobile video space enabling smart phone users around the world to capture special and spontaneous life moments from anywhere and instantly share those moments with friends, family and followers.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Adult Swim, acquired Big Pixel Studios

synopsis: Turner’s Adult Swim announced the acquisition of United Kingdom game developer Big Pixel Studios. Big Pixel developed the popular mobile game Pocket Mortys based on characters from Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, the No. 1 comedy across all of television in 2017.
buyer parent: AT&T
buyer: Adult Swim
Adult Swim launched in 2001, and is Turner’s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET/PT), Adult Swim is basic cable’s #1 network with persons 18-34 and 18-49, and is seen in 94 million U.S. homes. "
target: Big Pixel Studios
UK-based Big Pixel Studios is a game developer. Big Pixel developed the popular mobile game Pocket Mortys based on characters from Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, the No. 1 comedy across all of television in 2017.
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closed 5/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired MOVL, LLC

synopsis: Samsung has acquired Atlanta-based smart TV games and TV app development platform MOVL. MOVL has developed a number of second screen games for both Samsung smart TVs and Google TV devices, including PokerFun and WeDraw. The start-up was one of the first winners of Samsung's Connected TV developer contest with their WeDraw app.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. The company employs approximately 227,000 people in 203 offices across 75 countries. "
target: MOVL, LLC
Headquartered in Atlanta, MOVL is driving innovation in the social TV app revolution by creating applications for connected TVs and mobile devices. MOVL develops products and content using its proprietary MOVL Connect® Platform, connecting users on mobile devices and Smart TVs.
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closed 10/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Baarzo, Inc.

synopsis: Google has closed its acquisition of Baarzo, a video search service. It lets users find specific moments inside a video with the help of an auto detect feature for people, objects and actions. Baarzo's acquisition by Google is said to help the company improve its YouTube search feature.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Baarzo, Inc.
Baarzo provides a platform that makes search within video possible. Their advanced algorithms automatically detect and recognize people, objects, scenes, and actions. Their indexes pin-point these occurrences to exact frames, making any video easily searchable via natural language queries.
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closed 7/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired MadBits

synopsis: Twitter has acquired image search startup Madbits, a tech startup that focuses on building new user experiences in the media space (photos and videos). Image understanding is a task of primary importance for a wide range of practical applications.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,360.82)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: MadBits
MADBITS is a tech startup that focuses on building new user experiences in the media space (photos and videos). Image understanding is a task of primary importance for a wide range of practical applications.
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closed 2/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vidooly, acquired iCouchApp

synopsis: Indian video analytics startup Vidooly has acquired over-the-top-content (OTT) startup, iCouchApp. iCouchapp is a video content engagement and discovery platform. The app allows consumers to discover new videos, interact with TV shows and keep track of their favorite shows.
buyer: Vidooly
Vidooly is a YouTube big data marketing & analytics product for content creators, brands & multi channel networks. It helps them grow and optimize their online video business organically through actionable data intelligence. "
target: iCouchApp
iCouchapp is a video content engagement and discovery platform. The app allows consumers to discover new videos, interact with TV shows and keep track of their favourite shows, at the same time allowing media companies to create and maintain their own OTT app.
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closed 2/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vidooly, acquired iCouchApp

synopsis: Indian video analytics startup Vidooly has acquired over-the-top-content (OTT) startup, iCouchApp. iCouchapp is a video content engagement and discovery platform. The app allows consumers to discover new videos, interact with TV shows and keep track of their favorite shows.
buyer: Vidooly
Vidooly is a YouTube big data marketing & analytics product for content creators, brands & multi channel networks. It helps them grow and optimize their online video business organically through actionable data intelligence. "
target: iCouchApp
iCouchapp is a video content engagement and discovery platform. The app allows consumers to discover new videos, interact with TV shows and keep track of their favourite shows, at the same time allowing media companies to create and maintain their own OTT app.
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closed 9/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Rentrak Corporation, acquired SponsorHub

synopsis: Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, announced it has acquired SponsorHub. The company is a premiere Big Data platform for the sports and entertainment industry, offering proprietary social media measurement for sports, political and advertising brands.
buyer: Rentrak Corporation (RENT:$115.67)
Rentrak is the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. "
target: SponsorHub
SponsorHub provides elegant yet powerful enterprise-grade software tools to help brands measure their most important sports and entertainment campaigns.
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announced 5/27/2015 via Market Watch

Mobio Technologies Inc., will acquire 20 Year Media Corp.

synopsis: Mobio Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Twenty Year Media Inc., a Canadian company, based in Vancouver, which provides media content distribution, sales and promotion to theatres and consumers throughout North America.
buyer: Mobio Technologies Inc. (TSXV:MBO:$0.49)
Mobio Technologies is the parent company of Strutta, a social promotions platform that helps marketers bring potential customers from stranger to fan to customer. Strutta's Promotions API provides a technology platform that facilitates social media competitions & campaigns for global brands. "
target: 20 Year Media Corp.
20 Year Media is a pioneer in demand driven inventory optimization for the motion picture industry. 20YM’s technology system aggregates consumer demand and uses this data to match and deliver content across platforms, maximizing revenues for all stakeholders.
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closed 3/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Lightstream, Inc., acquired Arsenal.gg

synopsis: Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, has acquired Arsenal.gg, the industry-leading discovery and analytics tool for live video game streaming content. Lightstream delivers innovative, creative broadcasting technology and products that empower storytellers and address the biggest challenges streamers and content creators face.
buyer: Lightstream, Inc.
Lightstream is a Chicago-based startup built with a true passion for live video production, gaming and supporting the explosive growth of creators and their communities. Its cloud-based technology and products transform difficult technical hurdles into streamlined workflows. "
target: Arsenal.gg
Arsenal.gg is a live streaming data and analytics platform. For individual creators, it delivers free performance statistics and insights to grow their channels.
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announced 7/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Vobile, Inc., will purchase RightsID and ChannelID from ZEFR, Inc.

synopsis: Vobile Group, the leading choice for the protection, measurement and monetization of video content, announced an agreement under which Vobile will acquire the RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business, from ZEFR, the leading contextual targeting platform for brands.
buyer: Vobile, Inc. (SEHK:3738:$15.23)
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. They create technology solutions for content owners and distributors through their SaaS platform. With Vobile, users can reduce infringement-related revenue loss and increase video distribution. "
seller: ZEFR, Inc.
Zefr’s platform develops nuanced, dynamic targeting on the most brand-relevant videos for YouTube. Zefr owns RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business.
price ($mm)
$90
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$40
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closed 5/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

Jive Software, acquired CLARA ehf

synopsis: Jive Software announced that they've acquired the Icelandic startup, Clara. The reported price was approximately €6.8 million. CLARA produces community analytics tools that allow businesses to understand, monitor, and engage with their members on online platforms. They have 16 people distributed between San Francisco, London, and Reykjavik.
buyer: Jive Software (JIVE:$204.09)
Jive is the pioneer and world’s leading provider of social business solutions. Their products apply powerful technology that helps people connect, communicate and collaborate to get more work done and solve the biggest business challenges. "
target: CLARA ehf
CLARA ehf provides CLARA Insight, a community analytics tool for community managers. Its solution enables community managers to improve their efficiency by analyzing sentiment and trending discussions, and marketing managers to get insights into their community with actionable metrics.
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$8.86
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

YouGov plc, acquired Portent.IO

synopsis: YouGov, an international, full-service research company, has acquired Portent.IO, a UK-based, comprehensive social analytics platform for the film and television industry. Portent.IO combines A.I. with digital, social, survey and marketing data to create insights, recommendations and strategies for their clients.
buyer: YouGov plc (AIM:YOU:$147.66)
YouGov is an international, full-service research company primarily using online panels to provide quantitative and qualitative research across a range of industries, including consumer products, financial services, public sector, technology and telecom and media. "
target: Portent.IO
Portent.IO is a UK-based, comprehensive social analytics platform for the film and television industry. Portent.IO combines A.I. with digital, social, survey and marketing data to create insights, recommendations and strategies for their clients.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

FanAI, acquired Waypoint Media

synopsis: FanAI, an audience analysis platform for esports and streaming, is buying New York-based Waypoint Media to improve its analytics tools for esports players and streamers. Waypoint Media provides the Information and tools necessary to make spending decisions in the complex Esports media landscape.
buyer: FanAI
FanAI is an audience analysis platform for esports and streaming. The FanAI platform is the leading esports audience monetization platform, built to help better identify, understand, and reach fans in order to sell more sponsorships and ultimately drive more revenue. "
target: Waypoint Media
Waypoint Media provides the Information and tools necessary to make spending decisions in the complex Esports media landscape. Explore engagement across over 1.2 million channels and track unique viewership, audience movement, and overlap for a true understanding of the esports ecosystem.
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closed 5/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Hudl, acquired Krossover Intelligence

synopsis: Hudl has acquired Krossover to double down on their commitment to provide teams more powerful tools, faster breakdowns, and higher quality video. Krossover Intelligence is a leading sports film breakdown and statistics company. Krossover builds video and data management tools for sports teams
buyer: Hudl
Hudl is a software product offered by Agile Sports Technologies, a provider of coaching software for the sports industry. Hudl is a Web-based interactive video editing system that enables users to capture their team's videos, analyze and watch the videos online, and more. "
target parent: Genstar Capital LLC
target: Krossover Intelligence
Krossover Intelligence is a leading sports film breakdown and statistics company. Krossover builds video and data management tools for sports teams at all levels of play. Their customers range from clubs and high schools all the way up to the professional ranks.
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closed 5/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue Star Sports, acquired Krossover Intelligence

synopsis: Blue Star Sports, a leading provider of sports management software, announced the acquisition of New York City-based Krossover Intelligence, the leading sports film breakdown and statistics company. Krossover builds video and data management tools for sports teams at all levels of play.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Blue Star Sports
Blue Star Sports (BSS) is the industry leader in youth sports management by centralizing all operations and providing a complete innovative platform for all national governing bodies, youth sports leagues, clubs and associations. "
target: Krossover Intelligence
Krossover Intelligence is a leading sports film breakdown and statistics company. Krossover builds video and data management tools for sports teams at all levels of play. Their customers range from clubs and high schools all the way up to the professional ranks.
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announced 10/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intralot SA, will acquire Bit8 Ltd.

synopsis: Intralot, a leading gaming solutions supplier and operator, will acquire Bit8, a game platform development company. Bit8's platform offers a variety of high quality games, sophisticated customisation options and advanced player segmentation. Their platform and licensed games are designed to increase revenue and keep players engaged.
buyer: Intralot SA (ATSE:INLOT:$1,670.26)
Intralot is a leading gaming solutions supplier and operator active in 55 regulated jurisdictions around the globe. Intralot is a robust corporation uniquely positioned to offer to lottery and gaming organizations across geographies flexible, stable, and secure gaming products and services. "
target: Bit8 Ltd.
Bit8 is a game platform development company that brings a fresh approach towards online casino games. Offering a variety of games, sophisticated customisation options and advanced player segmentation, their platform and licensed games are designed to increase revenue and keep players engaged.
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closed 7/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Yokozuna Data

synopsis: Keywords Studios, an Irish provider of technical services to the video gaming industry, has acquired Yokozuna Data from Silicon Studio, a Japanese game studio. Yokozuna Data is a Japanese company that uses AI and machine learning to provide predictive analytics to game developers. Their tools allows developers to better understand player behaviour.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$328.58)
Based in Ireland, Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms in more than 20 countries. "
target parent: Silicon Studio Corporation
target: Yokozuna Data
Yokozuna Data is a Japanese company that uses AI and machine learning to provide predictive analytics to video game developers. Their tools enables developers to better understand player behaviour, allowing them to determine the likelihood of players abandoning the game or purchasing in-game items.
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closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired vBrand

synopsis: Nielsen, a global performance management company, announced it has acquired vBrand, an Israel-based technology startup that has developed a machine learning-enabled platform to measure brand exposure and impact in sports programming.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,465.00)
Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content is consumed. "
target: vBrand
vBrand is an Israel-based technology startup that has developed a machine learning-enabled platform to measure brand exposure and impact in sports programming.
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closed 11/6/2007 via BusinessWire

Flash Seats, acquired Vertical Alliance

synopsis: Flash Seats™, which revolutionized the secondary resale ticketing marketplace via paperless electronic ticketing technology and integrated relationship marketing tools, has acquired Dallas-based Vertical Alliance, which offers the most advanced primary ticketing solution available.
buyer: Flash Seats
Flash Seats™offers an innovative, cutting-edge solution combining electronic venue access, a branded marketplace for electronic event access rights, and a retail-class behavioral marketing system for the sports and entertainment industries. "
target: Vertical Alliance
Vertical Alliance offers a single integrated ticketing solution that increases venue yield per event while building customer loyalty. Integrate your ticketing (event and parking), merchandising and eCommerce. One platform. One universal database.
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closed 12/18/2014 via PR Newswire

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synopsis: TuneCore has acquired DropKloud, a modern, digital enhancement to the street team promotion, allowing artists to drop digital content - whether it's exclusive access to a song, an invite to a pop-up showcase or behind the scenes photos - into 'Klouds' available to fans in specific physical locations.
buyer: TuneCore
TuneCore brings more music to more people, while helping musicians and songwriters increase money-earning opportunities and take charge of their own careers. The company has one of the highest artist revenue-generating music catalogs in the world. "
target: DropKloud
DropKloud is a modern, digital enhancement to the street team promotion, allowing artists to drop digital content - whether it's exclusive access to a song, an invite to a pop-up showcase or behind the scenes photos - into 'Klouds' available to fans in specific physical locations.
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