Like Rhizome Productions, Inc.

announced 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ViRvii, Inc., will acquire Rhizome Productions, Inc.

synopsis: ViRvii, Inc., a technology firm that aims to bring virtual reality to art, will acquire Rhizome Productions, Inc., a virtual reality consulting and production company. Rhizome has consulted on virtual reality projects for a global client base comprised of gaming companies and studios.
buyer: ViRvii, Inc.
ViRvii a technology firm that aims to bring virtual reality to art. ViRvii is creating a platform that enables users and content providers to customize and share their own virtual reality experiences in either a private or public setting. "
target: Rhizome Productions, Inc.
Rhizome Productions is a virtual reality consulting and production company. Rhizome has consulted on virtual reality projects for a global client base comprised of gaming companies and studios. Their team has experience across every silo of entertainment, including music, movies and video games.
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closed 9/27/2019 via Company Description

Hawkeye Systems, Inc., acquired Radiant Images

synopsis: Hawkeye Systems, a next generation imaging technology company that develops professional and military grade imaging products and services, acquired Radiant Images, an award-winning digital cinema innovator and rental house providing creative solutions and unrivaled client support, to the motion picture industry worldwide.
buyer: Hawkeye Systems, Inc.
Hawkeye Systems is a next generation imaging technology company. It was founded by former Military members who joined forces with Hollywood film production veterans to develop professional and military grade imaging products and services to assist with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. "
target: Radiant Images
Radiant Images is an award-winning digital cinema innovator and rental house providing creative solutions in 2D, 3D, VR and augmented reality, leading-edge cameras and equipment, and unrivaled client support, to the motion picture industry worldwide.
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announced 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, will acquire Digital Monarch Media

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Monarch Media, a Canadian company centered around virtual cinematography, filmmakers and filmmaking, and the tools that aid in the process.
buyer: Unity Technologies
Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, giving developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. "
target: Digital Monarch Media
Founded in 2014, Digital Monarch Media Ltd™ is a Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia. They are a company centered around virtual cinematography, filmmakers and filmmaking, and the tools that aid in the process.
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closed 7/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired Volta Creation

synopsis: Volta Creation, a leading visual development studio dedicated to creating high-end 2D and 3D visuals, as well as cinematics for video games, has been acquired by Keywords, an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$328.58)
Keywords is an international technical service provider to the global Video Game Industry. With over 1,500 games passionate employees around the world, they provide a range of translation, testing, audio, customer care and art production services to Video Game Developers and Publishers alike. "
target parent: Frima Studio Inc.
target: Volta Creation
Volta is a leading visual development studio dedicated to creating high-end 2D and 3D visuals, as well as cinematics for video games. Established in Quebec City in 2006, Volta’s veteran team has delivered hundreds of projects to the world’s most celebrated video-game companies.
price ($mm)
$4.20
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$3
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Cityneon Holdings Limited, acquired Animax Designs Inc.

synopsis: Cityneon Holdings, a Singapore-based experience entertainment company, has acquired Animax Designs, Inc., a world leader and global provider of animatronic characters. Animax creates cutting-edge animatronic and interactive characters, animated costumes, and puppets, and serves some of the largest operators in entertainment industries.
buyer: Cityneon Holdings Limited (SGX:5HJ:$74.08)
Cityneon is a Singapore-based experience entertainment company specialising in transforming customer and brand experiences. The company encompasses four independent yet integrated business divisions—Interior Architecture, Experiential Environments, Events, and Exhibitions. "
target: Animax Designs Inc.
Animax utilizes leading-edge technology to create animatronic and interactive characters, animated costumes, and puppets. Animax serves some of the largest operators in the world in the themed entertainment, live attractions, location-based entertainment, commercial, film, and television industries.
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closed 5/9/2007 via BusinessWire

THQ Wireless, acquired Universomo, Ltd.

synopsis: THQ Inc. has acquired mobile game development studio Universomo Ltd. Based in Finland, Universomo offers a mobile game development solution for leading global game publishers. The company’s proprietary game development environment and automated porting solution supports all major mobile platforms, enabling rapid and cost efficient development.
buyer parent: THQ, Inc.
buyer: THQ Wireless
THQ Wireless, subsidiary of THQ Inc., is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of applications for mobile devices with an expansive catalog of licensed and original content including applications based on the WWE, professional sports leagues, MotoGP, Worms and popular Nickelodeon properties."
target: Universomo, Ltd.
Universomo, Ltd. is a leading independent mobile game studio in Europe. Main office is located in Tampere, Finland. Game development is focused on downloadable mobile games for global publishers. Universomo does not do any self publishing.
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closed 2/2/2007 via PR Newswire

THQ, Inc., acquired Mass Media, Inc.

synopsis: THQ Inc. announced that it has acquired Mass Media, Inc. The acquisition will serve to further enhance THQ's internal, next-generation console development capabilities.
buyer: THQ, Inc. (THQI:$830.84)
THQ Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. "
target: Mass Media, Inc.
Mass Media is a technology driven game development company, whose long range mission is to be at the forefront of interactive entertainment. Our current emphasis is on developing quality next generation console games.
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closed 5/31/2017 via PR Newswire

Videohouse nv, acquired TV Data SA/NV

synopsis: Videohouse, market leader in audio-visual facilities in Belgium, announces its acquisition of TV Data, specialized in real-time tv graphics. TV Data will therefore also become part of the Euro Media Group. The two companies have collaborated in the past, and are both top-level producers of live graphics in Belgium and France.
buyer parent: PAI Partners
buyer: Videohouse nv
Videohouse has been a known player in the Belgian media sector for many years. Videohouse produces Motion Design and Augmented Reality at their BOOST division, in addition to Live Graphics. The company - established in 1980 - has grown to become facility market leader in Belgium over the past years."
target: TV Data SA/NV
Since 1986, TV Data has built an excellent reputation in the field of television infographics and information technology. Their core business is to provide Live Graphics for live broadcasts, sports and other events. Solutions are customized for each customer, both nationally and internationally.
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closed 3/11/2013 via Market Wire

Chyron Corporation, acquired Hego Group

synopsis: Chyron Corporation, a leading provider of Graphics as a Service for on-air and digital video applications, announced that its merger with Hego AB has been finalized, creating ChyronHego Corporation.
buyer: Chyron Corporation (CHYR:$58.05)
Chyron defines and dominates the world of broadcast graphics. Chyron has proven itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with sophisticated graphics offerings. "
target: Hego Group
The Hego Group has spent over four decades helping broadcasters and the sports industry offer audiences a more engaging live entertainment experience by providing a full end-to-end delivery capability for the creation and enhancement of live production content.
price ($mm)
$19
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$15
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closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

NEP Group, Inc., acquired Fletcher Group, LLC

synopsis: NEP Group, a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports and entertainment, announced its acquisition of Fletcher Group, LLC, a Chicago-area company that provides the highest-end specialty ultra-slow motion and robotic camera systems.
buyer parent: Carlyle Group
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
Since 1986, NEP has been a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events. "
target: Fletcher Group, LLC
For nearly 30 years, Fletcher Group has provided the entertainment and broadcasting market the highest-end specialty camera systems (ultra-slow motion and robotic camera systems) and provides experienced field operators to deliver innovative angles for thousands of high profile events.
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closed 7/24/2017 via BusinessWire

Checkmarx, acquired Codebashing

synopsis: Checkmarx, a global leader in application security testing solutions, announced its acquisition of Codebashing, a leading application security education company that delivers Game-like AppSec Training for Developers.
buyer: Checkmarx
Checkmarx is an Application Security software company, whose mission is to help development organizations deliver secure applications faster. Amongst the company's customers are 5 of the world's top 10 software vendors, 4 of the top American banks, and many Fortune 500 and government organizations. "
target: Codebashing
Codebashing is a leading application security education company that delivers Game-like AppSec Training for Developers. Codebashing delivers a hands-on interactive training platform built by developers for the needs of developers.
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closed 7/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Stadium Sports Animation merged with Heart+Hammer,

synopsis: Heart+Hammer, a North Carolina digital marketing agency, is excited to announce its merger with Stadium Sports Animation, a company that is dedicated to 3D animation for the enrichment of any game day presentation, web presence or broadcast.
buyer: Heart+Hammer
Heart+Hammer is a digital marketing agency based in Raleigh, N.C. The agency specializes in growth-driven marketing with a focus on integrated strategic planning, creative services and sales enablement. "
target: Stadium Sports Animation
Stadium Sports Animation ("SSA") was established in 1997 and is dedicated to 3D animation for the enrichment of any game day presentation, web presence or broadcast. SSA has more than 20 years of experience in professional sports animation, and has worked with the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Digital Development Management, Inc., purchased Game Industry Data Platform from Digi-Capital

synopsis: Digital Development Management (DDM), the world’s leading business and talent agency for video games and digital entertainment, has acquired Digi-Capital's premier gaming data platform. Digi-Capital's Game Industry Data platform is one of the most comprehensive sources of data covering over a decade of investments made in the game industry.
buyer: Digital Development Management, Inc.
Digital Development Management (DDM) is the world’s leading video game agency. Founded with a mission to improve the business of video games, DDM provides the right solutions for development, publishing, distribution and funding. "
seller: Digi-Capital
Digi-Capital's Game Industry Data platform is one of the most comprehensive sources of data covering over a decade of investments made in the game industry.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, acquired Mediachain Labs

synopsis: Spotify has acquired the Brooklyn-based blockchain startup Mediachain Labs, whose team will work on developing better technology for connecting artists and other rights holders with the tracks hosted on Spotify’s service. The startup developed a decentralized, peer-to-peer database to connect applications with media and the information about it.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$7,317.18)
Spotify brings the right music for every moment – on computers, mobiles, tablets, home entertainment systems, cars, gaming consoles and more. Create and listen to playlists for free or subscribe to Premium for on-demand access at the highest audio quality – with zero ads. "
target: Mediachain Labs
Mediachain Labs developed several technologies that could aid in connecting artists and other rights holders with the tracks hosted on music streaming services. These tehcnologies include a decentralized, peer-to-peer database to connect applications with media and the information about it.
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announced 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ViRvii, Inc., will acquire Rhizome Productions, Inc.

synopsis: ViRvii, Inc., a technology firm that aims to bring virtual reality to art, will acquire Rhizome Productions, Inc., a virtual reality consulting and production company. Rhizome has consulted on virtual reality projects for a global client base comprised of gaming companies and studios.
buyer: ViRvii, Inc.
ViRvii a technology firm that aims to bring virtual reality to art. ViRvii is creating a platform that enables users and content providers to customize and share their own virtual reality experiences in either a private or public setting. "
target: Rhizome Productions, Inc.
Rhizome Productions is a virtual reality consulting and production company. Rhizome has consulted on virtual reality projects for a global client base comprised of gaming companies and studios. Their team has experience across every silo of entertainment, including music, movies and video games.
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announced 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

ViRvii, Inc., will acquire Rhizome Productions, Inc.

synopsis: ViRvii, Inc., a technology firm that aims to bring virtual reality to art, will acquire Rhizome Productions, Inc., a virtual reality consulting and production company. Rhizome has consulted on virtual reality projects for a global client base comprised of gaming companies and studios.
buyer: ViRvii, Inc.
ViRvii a technology firm that aims to bring virtual reality to art. ViRvii is creating a platform that enables users and content providers to customize and share their own virtual reality experiences in either a private or public setting. "
target: Rhizome Productions, Inc.
Rhizome Productions is a virtual reality consulting and production company. Rhizome has consulted on virtual reality projects for a global client base comprised of gaming companies and studios. Their team has experience across every silo of entertainment, including music, movies and video games.
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closed 5/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Glimpse Group, purchased VR/AR Assets from iKnow.io, Inc.

synopsis: The Glimpse Group, Inc., a Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (“VR” and “AR”) platform company comprised of multiple VR and AR software & services start-ups, announced that it has acquired the VR/AR assets of iKnow.io, Inc. The VR/AR assets of iKnow.io, Inc. are an immersive data analysis and visualization platform.
buyer: The Glimpse Group
The Glimpse Group, Inc. is a holding company for a diversified portfolio of Virtual Reality ("VR") and Augmented Reality ("AR") start-ups. The Glimpse Group funds, cultivates, and manages business operations while providing a strong network of professional relationships. "
seller: iKnow.io, Inc.
The VR/AR assets of iKnow.io, Inc. are an immersive data analysis and visualization platform. iKnow.io's VR/AR assets can be used to intuitively explore data, detect patterns, trends, problems and opportunities.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired IXOMOXI

synopsis: Twitter, a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time, has acquired a virtual reality startup called IXOMOXI. IXOMOXI develops gear for virtual reality application which focuses on incorporating virtual reality into music experience.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,459.33)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: IXOMOXI
IXOMOXI, Inc. develops gear for virtual reality application which focuses on incorporating virtual reality into music experience. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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announced 5/8/2014 via PR Web

Science Inc., will acquire Delicious, Inc.

synopsis: Science Inc., the technology studio whose platform is used to grow and scale businesses, announced it has agreed to acquire social bookmarking app Delicious. The app is a free service designed with care to be the best place to save bookmarks on the web.
buyer: Science Inc.
Based in Santa Monica, Calif., Science, Inc. is a technology studio that creates and acquires, then scales successful digital businesses by bringing together the best ideas, talent, resources and financing through a centralized platform. "
target parent: AVOS Systems, Inc.
target: Delicious, Inc.
Delicious is the leading social bookmarking service for saving, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. The primary use of Delicious is to store bookmarks online, which allows users to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere.
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closed 4/27/2011 via Market Wire

AVOS Systems, Inc., acquired Delicious, Inc.

synopsis: Delicious.com, the leading social bookmarking service for saving, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks, has been acquired by the founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Delicious will become part of AVOS, a new Internet company.
buyer: AVOS Systems, Inc.
AVOS is an Internet company led by the founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. The company is headquarted in San Mateo, California. "
target parent: Yahoo! Inc.
target: Delicious, Inc.
Delicious is the leading social bookmarking service for saving, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. The primary use of Delicious is to store bookmarks online, which allows users to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere, too.
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closed 8/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Yippy, Inc., acquired Macte Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., a unified search company known for educational research and clustering technology, reported that Yippy Labs, Inc., the Company's wholly owned British Columbian subsidiary, acquired Macte! Labs, Inc., a developer of dynamic toolbars and applications for both search and communication applications.
buyer parent: Richard Granville
buyer: Yippy, Inc. (OTCPK:YIPI:$0.08)
Based in Fort Myers, Florida, Yippy, Inc. is a new economy technology company that develops educational and reference search technologies, content aggregation services and application services environments for both consumer and commercial market segments. "
target: Macte Labs, Inc.
Macte Labs is a leading developer of dynamic toolbars and web applications that provided clients with enhanced, interactive and visually appealing vertical search and client communication solutions. Macte Labs has 20 employees in 3 countries and is headquartered in Vancouver BC, Canada.
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closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
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$19 [$15]
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$32
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closed 12/2/2010 via BNC Analysis

LastPass.com, acquired Xmarks, Inc.

synopsis: Xmarks has been acquired by LastPass. The cross-browser password management service will be the new purveyor of the much-loved, but financially strapped, cross-browser bookmarking service.
buyer: LastPass.com
LastPass is a password manager that makes web browsing easier and more secure. Designed by web enthusiasts and skilled application developers, LastPass was created to make the online experience easier and safer for everyone. "
target: Xmarks, Inc.
Xmarks was founded in 2006 under their original name Foxmarks. Their bookmark sync browser add-on is one of the most popular in the world with over twenty million downloads and counting.
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announced 4/18/2008 via PR Newswire

LiveUniverse, will acquire Pageflakes Inc.

synopsis: LiveUniverse, the social entertainment company founded and run by Chairman and CEO Brad Greenspan, the Hollywood-based entrepreneur and sole founder of MySpace, has agreed to acquire Pageflakes, the innovator of the social personalized homepage.
buyer: LiveUniverse
LiveUniverse is the privately-held social entertainment company founded and majority owned by Brad Greenspan, the Hollywood-based entrepreneur and sole founder of MySpace. LiveUniverse is one of the fastest growing media companies in the world. "
target: Pageflakes Inc.
Pageflakes enables you to easily personalize the web and make it your own. Create a page using Flakes; they're small, movable versions of all of your web favorites that you can arrange on your personal homepage.
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closed 2/4/2008 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Goowy Media, Inc.

synopsis: AOL today announced that it has acquired Goowy Media, Inc., a widget development and analytics tools company based in San Diego, Calif. Goowy will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL as part of the company’s Products division.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Goowy Media, Inc.
Goowy develops innovative online products and services including yourminis, a widget platform that simplifies widget development, syndication and measurement for content owners and 3rd party developers.
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closed 11/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired Clipmarks

synopsis: Forbes Media, the corporate parent of Forbes.com has acquired Clipmarks, a unique Web-clipping service that enables people to clip and share text and other content from Web pages. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: Clipmarks
Clipmarks, is changing the way people capture and share information on the Web. By creating tools that overcome the traditional limitations of copy/paste and bookmarking entire pages, Clipmarks is determined to make discovering and sharing web content more fun and efficient.
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closed 9/27/2006 via MSNBC

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Jumpcut.com

synopsis: Internet media giant Yahoo Inc. has acquired Jumpcut, a site that provides simple-to-use online video-editing tools, its latest bid to enhance its Web video services offerings. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo!’s mission is to connect people to their passions, their communities and world’s knowledge. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. "
target: Jumpcut.com
Six-month-old Jumpcut of San Francisco provides Web users a free set of online video editing tools that give people the ability to manipulate moving video images without the need to own or install software on their own computers.
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closed 1/5/2004 via BusinessWire

FINDWHAT.COM, acquired Miva Corporation

synopsis: FindWhat.com (Nasdaq:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing services for the Internet, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Miva Corporation, a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Miva Corporation (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online.
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$8.00
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closed 4/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Earn.com

synopsis: Coinbase is buying Earn.com, a portal that allows people to make money by answering emails or completing other tasks. Users set up Earn.com public profile, enabling others to send messages and tasks to the user without revealing personal contact information.
buyer: Coinbase
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Earn.com
The Earn.com app allows users to earn bitcoin in exchange for answering messages and completing tasks. Users set up Earn.com public profile, enabling others to send messages and tasks to the user without revealing personal contact information.
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closed 2/4/2014 via BusinessWire

Nanigans, acquired LoopIt

synopsis: Nanigans, Inc. and Redstar Ventures, LLC announced the acquisition of LoopIt, one of Redstar's operating companies. LoopIt's team and technologies will augment Nanigans' continued expansion into e-commerce. LoopIt helps users make informed decisions about their online purchases with the people they trust the most.
buyer: Nanigans
Nanigans offers the leading cloud marketing platform to maximize lifetime value and ROI across social and mobile. Nanigans is pioneering the next evolution in media buying with its predictive lifetime value platform for performance marketing at scale. "
target parent: Redstar Ventures, LLC
target: LoopIt
LoopIt is a 1-to-1 conversation engine that lets consumers easily tap their friends across social networks for advice and opinions at every step of their purchase path, from discovery to point-of-purchase and beyond, to make the experience of shopping online more fun.
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closed 7/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Shopzilla, acquired Zappli

synopsis: Shopzilla Inc. has acquired Zappli, an early stage startup which had developed a mobile shopping app myShopanion for iPhone, and instaBuy. instaBuy serves as a way for mobile shoppers to provide their contact info, billing address, and credit card details just one time, in order to later access it from any mobile application with just a tap.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Shopzilla
Shopzilla Inc., a consumer lead generation platform focused in online retail, owns and operates a portfolio of leading online consumer shopping properties in comparison shopping, product discovery and social shopping/group sales. "
target: Zappli
Zappli Inc. is a provider of mobile-centric shopping solutions for consumers, InstaBuy and myShopanion. Their InstaBuy.Co is an instant online checkout solution available for mobile shopping applications.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Life360, Inc., acquired ZenScreen

synopsis: ZenScreen, the AI-powered solution that guides you and your family to better screen time habits for a more balanced digital diet, has been acquired by Life360, the leading safety and coordination service for families worldwide.
buyer: Life360, Inc.
Life360 is the world’s leading location and driving safety service for families available for Android and iPhone in a convenient and secure mobile app. A leader in family tech, Life360 gives families peace of mind when they are not together. "
target: ZenScreen
Founded in 2017, ZenScreen is a cross-platform app and browser extension that pairs artificial intelligence with research-backed best practices to use AI for good – monitoring app usage, suggesting breaks, and intelligently restricting access to apps in evenings and early mornings.
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announced 8/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

LottoGopher, will acquire Bravio Technologies Ltd

synopsis: LottoGopher Holdings Inc., a lottery messenger service that allows users to easily order and manage their state lottery tickets online, announced the signing of a letter of intent to acquire Bravio Technologies Limited, a company with a diversified portfolio of consumer entertainment products and services.
buyer: LottoGopher (CNSX:LOTO:$0.04)
LottoGopher is a lottery messenger service that allows users to order and manage their state lottery tickets online using debit or credit card. By allowing individuals to choose their tickets for lottery drawings in California, LottoGopher makes it simple to keep track of their tickets and winnings."
target: Bravio Technologies Ltd
Bravio Technologies Ltd. offers mobile users access to a portfolio of consumer entertainment products & services. Bravio combines digital entertainment expertise and consumer accessibility via the digital entertainment networks.
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closed 12/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Mapbox, acquired Fitness AR

synopsis: Mapbox, the mapping and location platform for developers, has acquired Fitness AR, the first mapping AR app. Fitness AR allows Strava users to connect their accounts and visualize their runs, hikes and bike rides on an 3D terrain map in AR on an iPhone or iPad.
buyer: Mapbox
Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. They provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience their customers create. Mapbox makes it easy to integrate location into any mobile or online application. "
target: Fitness AR
Fitness AR is the first mapping AR app, allowing Strava users to connect their accounts and visualize their runs, hikes and bike rides on an 3D terrain map in AR on an iPhone. Users are able to explore existing routes projected on any surface in 3D to plan adventures and share their activities.
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announced 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Tech-Long, will acquire NewBornTown

synopsis: Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd. announced that it plans to acquire NewBornTown Mobile Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. NewBornTown is an award-winning global mobile company that developed Solo Launcher, a smooth, clean and easily customizable home launcher application that allows users to build a personalized homescreen experience.
buyer: Tech-Long
Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co Ltd manufactures primarily beverage production machinery. The Company produces bottle rinsing, filling, and capping machines, PET bottle blow molding machines, and water treatment equipment. "
target: NewBornTown
NewBornTown is an award-winning global mobile company with offices in Beijing, Nanjing, Silicon Valley, and Hong Kong. Their main product is the Solo Launcher, a smooth, clean and easily customizable home launcher application that allows users to build a personalized homescreen experience.
price ($mm)
$382
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
21.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Flyby Media

synopsis: Apple, an American multinational technology company, has acquired Flyby Media, a spatial perception platform (V-Fusion) that provides mobile devices with a human-scale understanding of real world environments, enabling them to see, understand, and navigate the physical world.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$267,683.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Flyby Media
Flyby Media was founded with the mission to create powerful new technologies to connect the physical and digital worlds. At the core of their company is a spatial perception platform (V-Fusion) that provides mobile devices with a human-scale understanding of real world.
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