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closed 8/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kuuhubb, acquired Sumoing Oy

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of of Sumoing Oy, a mobile app development company that builds premium photography applications for the mobile creatives. Sumoing creates tools that enable users to take, enhance and create amazing images. Sumoing is also the creator of Recolor, the leading coloring book application.
buyer: Kuuhubb (TSXV:KUU:$10.54)
Kuuhubb is a company active in the digital space that focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile video game applications. Its strategy is to create sustainable shareholder value through acquisitions of proven, yet underappreciated, assets with robust long-term growth potential. "
target: Sumoing Oy
Sumoing is a mobile app development company that builds premium photography applications for the mobile creatives. They create simple, sophisticated, purpose-built tools that enable users to take, enhance and create amazing images. Sumoing also created Recolor, the leading coloring book application.
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closed 9/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Michaels Stores, Inc., acquired ScrapHD LLC

synopsis: Michaels Stores, Inc., North America's largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, announces the acquisition of the online scrapbooking application created by Chicago-based technology company ScrapHD, LLC, featuring an unprecedented level of customization using content from top scrapbooking vendors.
buyer: Michaels Stores, Inc.
The nation's #1 arts and crafts retailer owns and operates about 870 Michaels Stores canvassing the US and Canada. Michaels sells art and hobby supplies, décor, frames, needlecraft kits, party supplies, seasonal products, and silk and dried flowers. "
target: ScrapHD LLC
ScrapHD is the company behind an online scrapbooking application. The application allows customers to work online to create digital scrapbooks that they can print at home or have bound into a coffee table style book and sent to their homes or at stores.
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closed 2/16/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Picnik, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. announced that it has acquired Picnik, Inc. Picnik is an online photo editing service. Currently it can import photos natively from Facebook, Myspace, Picasa Web Albums, Flickr, Yahoo Image search and also offers options to upload from a computer or to upload from a website.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
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: Picnik, Inc.
Picnik is an online photo editing service. Currently it can import photos natively from Facebook, Myspace, Picasa Web Albums, Flickr, Yahoo Image search and also offers options to upload from a computer or to upload from a website. Many of Picnik's basic photo editing tools are free to use.
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closed 9/14/2009 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Tiny Pictures, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired Tiny Pictures. Tiny Pictures develops leading-edge applications and services for picture and video sharing.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. provides Internet-based social expression and personal publishing services that enable consumers to share, print, and preserve photos. The company offers products and services for consumers to upload, edit, organize, find, share, create, print, and preserve their digital photos. "
target: Tiny Pictures, Inc.
San Francisco based Tiny Pictures develops applications that enable users to share videos and images across mobile networks and social networking platforms. Tiny Pictures’s flagship product is Radar (http://radar.net), the leading service for real-time sharing of cameraphone photos and videos.
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closed 8/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Snappr Pty. Ltd., acquired Eversnap

synopsis: The top US on-demand photography marketplace, Snappr, has acquired competitor Eversnap, leading group photo and video sharing platform. The acquisition will allow Snappr to provide the best photography services and disrupt the traditional photography industry in ways that will benefit both photographers and customers.
buyer: Snappr Pty. Ltd.
Snappr is the most popular on-demand professional photographer platform in the world. Snappr allows customers can book an on-demand photoshoot with as little as two hours notice for anything from a family portrait to a real estate shoot. "
target: Eversnap
Eversnap is the leading group photo and video sharing platform that can be accessed through its website or via its mobile app on Android and iOS devices. Eversnap also provides professional photography services for birthdays, conferences & company events, weddings & engagements, portraits, and more.
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closed 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

ReSnap B.V., acquired Bundle B.V.

synopsis: Intelligent photo book startup ReSnap acquires Startupbootcamp alumnus Bundle. Both companies focus on developing smart and easy solutions to automatically create smart products from someone’s growing amount of photos. Bundle is a smart photo-app that helps users turn their best photos into gorgeous collaborative photo collections.
buyer: ReSnap B.V.
ReSnap implements and develops leading photo recognition and artificial intelligence technologies worldwide to create the smartest photo analysis and photo selection tool. "
target: Bundle B.V.
Bundle is a smart photo-app that helps users turn their best photos into gorgeous collaborative photo collections. Bundle is the fastest way to organize the photo mess in your camera roll into a beautiful shared photo gallery.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

APUS, acquired Siftr

synopsis: APUS Group, a company dedicated to providing the best mobile products and user experience for Android tablet and smartphone owners around the world, has acquired Siftr, a photo-curation platform, which makes use of artificial intelligence and deep learning.
buyer: APUS
Founded in June 2014, APUS Group is dedicated to providing the best mobile products and user experience for Android tablet and smartphone owners around the world. "
target: Siftr
Siftr is a photo-curation platform, which makes use of artificial intelligence and deep learning. The Siftr platform provides photo curation services intended to help users sort their own photos and make the best use of them. They are based in India.
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closed 11/12/2015 via BNC Analysis

AVG Technologies, acquired MyRoll

synopsis: Israeli photo-management startup MyRoll has been acquired by AVG Technologies, the online security company providing leading software and services to secure devices, data and people. MyRoll is focused on helping users organize, discover and share the photos that matter most to them.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is the online security company providing leading software and services to secure devices, data and people. AVG's award winning technology is delivered to over 200 million monthly active users world-wide. "
target: MyRoll
MyRoll is focused on helping users organize, discover and share the photos that matter most to them. MyRoll reinvents the photo gallery as an experience that learns about the user and tailors their photos and videos into the moments that matter most.
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announced 9/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Albelli, will acquire ReSnap B.V.

synopsis: Albelli, one of the leading European photo product companies headquartered in Amsterdam, will acquire ReSnap BV. ReSnap BV, based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, is a fast-growing technology based start-up company using artificial intelligence (AI) to enable consumers to quickly create personalized photo books in a fully automated way.
buyer parent: Cimpress N.V.
buyer: Albelli
albelli, headquartered in Amsterdam, produces and supplies photo books and other related photo print products including wall décor, cards, calendars and prints. "
target: ReSnap B.V.
ReSnap implements and develops leading photo recognition and artificial intelligence technologies worldwide to create the smartest photo analysis and photo selection tool.
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closed 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Poplar, acquired Svrf, Inc.

synopsis: Poplar, a leading 3D and augmented reality (AR) creative platform in the UK, has acquired Svrf, Inc., a face filter camera app that enables anyone to create and share 3D filters on their phone. Svrf lets users record videos and take selfies so they can respond to their friends' texts with the coolest, cutest, and funniest filters.
buyer: Poplar
Poplar is a leading 3D and augmented reality (AR) creative platform in the UK. Poplar makes it easy for businesses to affordably build their own AR experience. The platform allows users to create AR face filters, image trackers, mini-games, business cards and world effects. "
target: Svrf, Inc.
Svrf is a face filter camera app that enables anyone to create and share 3D filters on their phone. Svrf lets users record videos and take selfies so they can respond to their friends' texts with the coolest, cutest, and funniest filters.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Candy Capital, acquired Blippar

synopsis: The intellectual property of Blippar, the UK-based AR startup has been acquired by one of its investors, Candy Ventures. Blippar is the world's fastest growing image recognition and augmented reality app.
buyer: Candy Capital
Based in the United Kingdom, Candy Capital is a privately-held family office established by British entrepreneur and businessman Nick Candy to manage his personal business interests and group of companies. "
target: Blippar
UK-Based, Blippar is the world's fastest growing image recognition and augmented reality app. Blippar enables users to instantaneously pull interactive digital content directly from the environment around them, their favorite publications and objects via their iOS, Android or Windows devices.
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closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

DxO Labs SAS, acquired Nik Collection

synopsis: DxO has announced that it has acquired Nik Collection from Google and will continue development “for the benefit of the photographer community.” The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
buyer: DxO Labs SAS
For well over a decade, DxO has been developing some of the world’s most advanced image processing technologies. DxO designs and manufactures the DxO ONE, a connected, miniaturized, and pro-quality camera for iPhone and iPad. "
target parent: Google
target: Nik Collection
The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Giphy, Inc., acquired imoji

synopsis: GIF-finding platform Giphy has acquired imoji, a startup that has developed a popular platform for creators to build and distribute custom-made stickers and emoji to the messaging masses.
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: imoji
imoji is an app that turns selfies and other pictures into stickers for texting. Users can also search the app for trending “imojis.” imoji is currently available on iOS.
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announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Knowledge Machine International, Inc., will acquire everyStory, Inc.

synopsis: Knowledge Machine International, Inc. ("KMI") entered into an Acquisition and Share Exchange Agreementwith EveryStory, Inc. As a result of the closing of the Acquisition Agreement, EveryStory would become a wholly owned subsidiary of KMI. EveryStory is a cloud-based story-sharing platform that allows users to share personal stories in one place.
buyer: Knowledge Machine International, Inc. (OTCPK:KNMX:$0.00)
Knowledge Machine International, Inc., formerly Songbird Development Inc., is a technology company. The Company is focused on targeting new technologies, acquiring licensing rights to those technologies, and marketing its technologies. The Company's subsidiary is Knowledge Machine, Inc. "
target: everyStory, Inc.
everyStory, Inc, based in San Diego, CA. is an interactive cloud based social media platform, combining photo and audio sharing technologies designed to consolidate and archive your family’s precious memories for generations to come.
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announced 1/20/2016 via Reuters

Metaps Inc., will acquire AppStair

synopsis: Metaps, a company that provides business tools based on big data and artificial intelligence, is to fully acquire AppStair, a company that offers Film Story, a video editor that links photos and videos to create movies; and Sweet Movies, an application that enables users to add music to photos and create movies.
buyer: Metaps Inc. (TSE:6172:$162.34)
Metaps Inc. provides business tools based on big data and artificial intelligence. The company operates metaps, a Software Development Kit (SDK) that analyzes and provides essential data for marketing, promotions, and monetization; and SPIKE, an ecommerce transaction service. "
target: AppStair
AppStair Inc. develops mobile applications. It offers Film Story, a video editor that links photos and videos to create movies; and Sweet Movies, an application that enables users to add music to photos and create movies.
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closed 11/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Cooliris, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc. has acquired Cooliris, Inc., a developer of photo apps. They offer Android gallery, the native photo application on Android-based phones and BeamIt, a visual messaging app.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. They operate an internet search engine that creates highly personalized experiences for their users, keeping people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Cooliris, Inc.
Cooliris is the leader in creating the world’s most beautiful messaging and media experiences for mobile and web consumers. Their Gallery app on Android is a top 10 mobile app in the U.S. They also offer BeamIt, a new visual messaging app where private messaging meets stunning photo sharing.
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closed 9/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Qualcomm Incorporated, acquired Euvision Technologies BV

synopsis: Qualcomm has acquired Euvision Technologies, a specialist in image recognition applications powered by artificial intelligence, originally spun out of the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Its first publicly released app was Impala, an app for iOS and Android that “reads” and organises photos on phone into different categories.
buyer: Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. "
target: Euvision Technologies BV
Euvision Technologies BV develops a detection software for use in analyzing digital photographic and film material content. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Appuous, Inc., purchased Analog and Analog Camera from Realmac Software, Ltd.

synopsis: Appuous Inc., a software development company founded by Wake Forest University student, Austin Evers, announced that it has acquired both Analog and Analog Camera from popular UK-based Realmac Software, Ltd. Analog and Analog Camera, built for Mac and iOS, respectively, make it easy for anyone to apply stunning filters and borders to photos.
buyer: Appuous, Inc.
Appuous Inc. is a software development company. Since 2009, Appuous has aimed to create apps for iOS and Mac that are beautiful in their simplicity and innovation. Appuous products focus on making a positive impact on people’s daily lives. "
seller: Realmac Software, Ltd.
Analog and Analog Camera, built for Mac and iOS, respectively, make it easy for anyone to apply stunning filters and borders to photos. The applications allow one to easily share their edited pictures with friends, family, and others through Flickr, Facebook, Tumblr, and more.
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closed 5/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Bubbli

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. The acquisition builds on Dropbox’s existing assets in the photo space — specifically acquisitions like Snapjoy (which was eventually shut down) and Loom.
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: Bubbli
Bubbli is an iOS app that allows users to snap spherical panorama images . It also enables users to record photo spheres with sound. Bubbli is free and supports all iOS devices that run iOS 7.0 or newer.
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closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired GhostBird Software

synopsis: Yahoo acquired GhostBird Software, the creators of advanced iOS photography apps, KitCam and PhotoForge2. GhostBird Software is an independent software studio based in Toronto, Canada, specializing in photography apps and games for iOS.
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: GhostBird Software
GhostBird Software is an independent software studio based in Toronto, Canada specializing in photography apps and games for iOS. They are the creators of two advanced iOS photography apps, KitCam and PhotoForge2.
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closed 8/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kuuhubb, acquired Sumoing Oy

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of of Sumoing Oy, a mobile app development company that builds premium photography applications for the mobile creatives. Sumoing creates tools that enable users to take, enhance and create amazing images. Sumoing is also the creator of Recolor, the leading coloring book application.
buyer: Kuuhubb (TSXV:KUU:$10.54)
Kuuhubb is a company active in the digital space that focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile video game applications. Its strategy is to create sustainable shareholder value through acquisitions of proven, yet underappreciated, assets with robust long-term growth potential. "
target: Sumoing Oy
Sumoing is a mobile app development company that builds premium photography applications for the mobile creatives. They create simple, sophisticated, purpose-built tools that enable users to take, enhance and create amazing images. Sumoing also created Recolor, the leading coloring book application.
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announced 2/26/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Recolor Oy, will acquire Codecacao d.o.o

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc. is pleased to announce that Recolor Oy, a wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Codecacao d.o.o in which Recolor Oy will acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Codecacao. Codecacao is a team of apps & games lovers developing globally recognized products.
buyer parent: Kuuhubb
buyer: Recolor Oy
Recolor is the world's favorite coloring app for adults. Join millions of people in the most relaxing coloring book experience available on the Google Play store and iOS. "
target: Codecacao d.o.o
Codecacao is a team of apps & games lovers developing globally recognized products. The company is based in Croatia and their products range from lifestyle applications used daily by millions of people to esports PaaS (Platform as a service) and game titles.
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announced 2/28/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Kuuhubb, will purchase the My Hospital game from Cherrypick Games

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc., a company with a focus on lifestyle and mobile video game applications, announced that it has signed a non-binding term sheet to acquire the full global rights and revenue to the My Hospital game from Cherrypick Games, a company headquartered in Poland that creates and markets games for various gaming platforms.
buyer: Kuuhubb (TSXV:KUU:$10.54)
Kuuhubb is a company active in the digital space that focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile video game applications. Its strategy is to create sustainable shareholder value through acquisitions of proven, yet underappreciated, assets with robust long-term growth potential. "
seller: Cherrypick Games
Cherrypick Games creates and markets games for various gaming platforms. Its games include Touchdown Hero, TDH New Season and My Hospital. My Hospital is a fun and challenging hospital management game in which the user must try and run their very own public hospital.
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announced 1/31/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Kuuhubb, will acquire Valiance UG

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc., an investor in mobile game companies, announced that it has signed a term sheet to acquire mobile esports platform developer Valiance UG.  The Germany-based, blockchain enabled Valiance esports platform is designed to support both mobile esports competitors and content creators.
buyer: Kuuhubb (TSXV:KUU:$10.54)
Kuuhubb is active in the digital space and focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile video game applications. Its strategy is to create sustainable shareholder value through acquisitions of proven, yet underappreciated, assets with robust long-term growth potential. "
target: Valiance UG
Based in Germany, Valiance was founded with a mission of becoming the #1 platform for professional mobile eSports. Its platform connects global gaming communities and provides them with opportunities to monetize their engagement playing games they love.
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announced 11/20/2017 via Market Wire

Kuuhubb, will acquire Neybers AB

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc. announced that it has signed a term sheet to acquire Neybers, an interior design app where users can play with photo quality items from real brands. Neybers is the only app that lets users decorate using a vast range of modern and stylish products from real brands and designers.
buyer: Kuuhubb (TSXV:KUU:$10.54)
Kuuhubb is a company active in the digital space that focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile video game applications. Its strategy is to create sustainable shareholder value through acquisitions of proven, yet underappreciated, assets with robust long-term growth potential. "
target: Neybers AB
Neybers is a new and simple way to design any space using real design items from real brands. Neybers is the only app that lets users decorate using a vast range of modern and stylish products from real brands and designers.
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closed 8/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Kuuhubb, acquired Sumoing Oy

synopsis: Kuuhubb Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of of Sumoing Oy, a mobile app development company that builds premium photography applications for the mobile creatives. Sumoing creates tools that enable users to take, enhance and create amazing images. Sumoing is also the creator of Recolor, the leading coloring book application.
buyer: Kuuhubb (TSXV:KUU:$10.54)
Kuuhubb is a company active in the digital space that focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile video game applications. Its strategy is to create sustainable shareholder value through acquisitions of proven, yet underappreciated, assets with robust long-term growth potential. "
target: Sumoing Oy
Sumoing is a mobile app development company that builds premium photography applications for the mobile creatives. They create simple, sophisticated, purpose-built tools that enable users to take, enhance and create amazing images. Sumoing also created Recolor, the leading coloring book application.
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closed 7/18/2017 via PR Newswire

SPYR Games, purchased Battlewack: Idle Lords from Kemojo Studios

synopsis: SPYR Games, a creator and publisher of fun social games for mobile devices, has acquired all assets of Battlewack: Idle Lords from Kemojo Studios, an indie game developer. Battlewack: Idle Lords is an adventure, action mobile game. Players kill monsters to make their hero stronger. Players can also unlock additional heroes to use in the game.
buyer parent: SPYR, Inc
buyer: SPYR Games
SPYR Games creates and publishes fun and engaging social games for mobile devices. Utilizing the popular "freemium" monetization model, which leverages advertising as well as in-app purchases, SPYR Games intends to continue to grow their social gaming portfolio as well as other mobile apps. "
seller parent: Kuuhubb
seller: Kemojo Studios
Battlewack: Idle Lords is an adventure, action mobile game. Players kill monsters to make their hero stronger. Players can also unlock additional heroes to use in the game. Kemojo Studios is an indie game developer that combines the skill of industry veterans with the passion of newcomers.
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closed 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Kuuhubb, acquired Kemojo Studios

synopsis: Kuuhubb OY, a Finland based company specializing in boosting Asian distribution and brand/IP collaborations of mobile app and VR vendors, has acquired Kemojo Studios. Kemojo is a mobile game developer based in Vancouver, with 22 employees. It was founded in 2010 and it focuses on two promising mobile game niches - action shooter and idle RPG.
buyer: Kuuhubb (TSXV:KUU:$10.54)
Kuuhubb's mission is to build app vendors with strong Asian distribution and marketing, as well as robust IP partnerships with leading Western brands and media properties. Kuuhubb provides growth funding and go-to market support for mobile application vendors and VR/AR companies. "
target: Kemojo Studios
An indie game developer based in Gastown, Vancouver, Kemojo Studios combines the skill and experience of industry veterans with the passion and enthusiasm of wide-eyed newcomers. They pride themselves in making games that people want to play — fun, challenging, and maybe a little cheeky.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,220.93)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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Ticker: SNAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snap Inc.
Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,156.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($833.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($918.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3195
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Ticker: ASX:TNY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tinybeans
Tinybeans
Tinybeans is a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform. Tinybeans is a modern day baby book that helps busy families to save time and stay connected. Their platform makes it easy for parents to share pregnancy and childhood pictures with the family and record their milestones.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:KUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kuuhubb
Kuuhubb
Kuuhubb is active in the digital space and focuses mainly on lifestyle and mobile video game applications. Its strategy is to create sustainable shareholder value through acquisitions of proven, yet underappreciated, assets with robust long-term growth potential.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.05)
EBIT ($mm)
$7.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
26
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Ticker: AIM:SWG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shearwater Group plc
Shearwater Group plc
Shearwater Group is an AIM-listed company focused on building a UK based group providing digital resilience solutions. Their aim is to acquire and develop information security, cyber and cyber security companies with a leading product, solution or service capability.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$11.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
41
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Ticker: TSXV:MBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobio Technologies Inc.
Mobio Technologies Inc.
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.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:SOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sora Capital Corp.
Sora Capital Corp.
Sora Capital Corp. invests in emerging companies in the Software as a Service (“SaaS”) sector of the technology industry. More specifically, companies with consumer facing products and services with revenue models, including subscriptions, transactional service fees and targeted advertising.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SHSE:600751
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co.,Ltd
HNA Technology Co., Ltd. formerly known as Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co., Ltd. is a Chinese holding company which specialized in marine transportation services. However, in recent years it was most known as the investment vehicle of HNA Group to acquire American company Ingram Micro.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$48,888.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,204.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1,029.00
Net Income ($mm)
$107.24
Employees
35127
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Ticker: XTRA:BCK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blockescence plc
Blockescence plc
Based in Malta, blockescence is a strategic investment holding company which focuses on a buy, build and sell strategy of fast-growing companies in consolidating TMT sectors. New technologies are proactively used to create USPs and efficiencies within the portfolio companies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$164.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.61
EBIT ($mm)
$5.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.45
Employees
650
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Ticker: TSXV:PGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy Ventures is an innovation company and an early stage investment opportunity in emerging technologies. The Company develops software and services with emerging technologies for digital transformation, identity and payments.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$15.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.46
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
$0.30
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UTEK Corporation
UTEK® is a leading innovation services company. UTEK’s services enable clients to become stronger innovators, rapidly source externally developed technologies and create value from their intellectual property. UTEK is a business development company.
year
2004
rev ($mm)
$7.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.40
Net Income ($mm)
$0.90
Employees
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Ticker: INAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetArray, Inc.
InternetArray, Inc., a Delaware corporation, is an Internet development, technology licensing and marketing company that provides guidance and investment for innovative, early stage web-centric companies.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$4.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
26
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Ticker: ASX:TCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Techniche Limited
Techniche is a listed investment company headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. They acquire, manage and build niche B2B technology software & services companies. Their businesses develop and deliver proprietary software solutions that serve critical needs in the day-to-day operations of customers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$3.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.49)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.65
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:TSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Transaction Solutions International Limited
Transaction Solutions International Limited
Transaction Solutions International Ltd (TSN) is an ASX listed company, focusing on financial payments and technology. Their approach is to invest and collaborate with promising businesses who have commercialised solutions in the digital, cybersecurity, analytics and risk/compliance segments.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.04
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:DVI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Disruptive Investment Group Limited
Disruptive Investment Group Limited
Disruptive Investment Group (DVI) Limited is a technology investment company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It focuses on niche markets with attractive growth prospects and has partnered with high quality, established businesses in order to maximise shareholder value.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.14
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: AIM:KRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KRM22
KRM22 is a London-listed investment company that invests in, and acquires stakes in, selected technology companies with a focus on risk management software to the capital markets sector.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:TERN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tern Plc
Tern Plc
Tern Plc acquires and invests in privately owned companies with self-owned IP, established products and customer bases. Its investment strategy is focused on taking an active role in its investee companies in order to improve the business model, accelerate growth, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ITT.V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LX Ventures Inc.
LX Ventures Inc.
Mobio is the parent company to Strutta and Twenty Year Media. Strutta is a social promotions platform that helps marketers bring potential customers from stranger to fan to customer. Twenty Year Media is a media and technology company developing advanced technologies for the motion picture sector.
year
2013
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