application programming interface industry

announced 3/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, will acquire API Talent

synopsis: Deloitte, a company that provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands and companies, is to acquire API Talent, a technology consulting company located in New Zealand that specializes in Amazon Web Services.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte LLP provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands and companies. They work across more than 20 industry sectors to help clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence. "
target: API Talent
API Talent is a technology consulting company founded in 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. As an Amazon Web Services Partner, Advanced Consulting Partner and certified Managed Service Provider (MSP), they specialize in APIs, AWS and APIs on AWS.
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closed 7/18/2019 via BusinessWire

8x8, acquired Wavecell Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: 8x8, Inc., a global cloud provider of voice, video, chat, and contact center solutions, has acquired Wavecell Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based global Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider. Wavecell offers a complete CPaaS solution including a cloud-first API platform with SMS, chat apps, video interaction, and voice APIs.
buyer: 8x8 (EGHT:$352.59)
8x8, Inc. cloud solutions help businesses transform their customer and employee experience. With 8x8's system for voice, video, chat, and contact center and system of intelligence on one technology platform, businesses can now communicate faster and smarter to exceed customer expectations. "
target: Wavecell Pte. Ltd.
Singapore-based Wavecell helps businesses to enhance customer experience by offering SMS, Chat Apps, Video Interaction, and Voice solutions for any platform. Wavecell offers cloud-based multi-channel communications for developers and enterprises to build better services.
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$125
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closed 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Rogue Wave Software, Inc., acquired Akana

synopsis: Rogue Wave Software, a company that provides software development tools for mission-critical applications, announced it has acquired Akana, a leader in developing, managing, and securing application programming interfaces (APIs).
buyer: Rogue Wave Software, Inc.
Rogue Wave provides software development tools for mission-critical applications. Rogue Wave’s trusted solutions address the growing complexity of building great software, and accelerates the value gained from code across the enterprise. "
target: Akana
Akana’s comprehensive suite of API management, API security, SOA Governance, and Microservices solutions helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels – mobile, cloud and Internet of Things.
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closed 1/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sotheby's Holdings, Inc., acquired Thread Genius

synopsis: Sotheby's, an international auction house that unites collectors with world-class works of art, has acquired Thread Genius, a visual search and image recognition API for style-focused applications. Thread Genius's algorithms can both instantly identify objects and then recommend images of similar objects to the viewer.
buyer: Sotheby's Holdings, Inc. (BID:$982.52)
Sotheby's has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby's presents auctions in ten different salesrooms, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris, and Sotheby's BidNow program allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids in real-time. "
target: Thread Genius
Thread Genius is a visual search and image recognition API for style-focused applications. Thread Genius's algorithms can both instantly identify objects and then recommend images of similar objects to the viewer. Developers can grab a free API key from their website and get started in seconds.
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closed 6/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Medium, acquired Superfeedr

synopsis: Medium has acquired a small startup called Superfeedr, an API to turbocharge the way you handle RSS, Atom and JSON feeds. Superfeedr helps harness the power of real-time feed technology to have content delivered as soon as it changes.
buyer: Medium
Medium is a social publishing platform that allows anyone to share ideas and perspectives that matter. For writers, Medium offers simple creation tools combined with a larger distribution network. "
target: Superfeedr
Superfeedr helps harness the power of real-time feed technology to have content delivered as soon as it changes. Their PubSubHubbub and XMPP APIs make it easy to subscribe to content or push content to subscribers quickly and efficiently.
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announced 5/27/2015 via BusinessWire

8x8, Inc., will acquire DXI Ltd.

synopsis: 8x8, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based unified communications and contact center solutions, announced the company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held DXI Ltd., a UK-based leader and innovator in cloud-based outbound and blended contact center solutions.
buyer: 8x8, Inc. (EGHT:$352.59)
8x8, Inc., a pioneer in the development of cloud-based VoIP, video, mobile, and unified communications solutions, leverages its patented software technologies to deliver industry-leading SaaS applications to businesses of any size with employees in any location. "
target: DXI Ltd.
DXI is an innovative solution provider in the contact center market. EasyContactNow, DXI’s product, enables customers to easily try, buy, deploy, and adapt services without the complexity and constraints experienced with traditional systems.
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$19
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closed 11/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Talend, acquired Restlet SAS

synopsis: Talend, a global leader in cloud and big data integration solutions, announced its acquisition of all outstanding shares of Restlet SAS, a cloud-based API design and testing platform. Restlet’s technology will complement Talend Data Fabric’s existing ability to integrate, transform, govern and share enterprise data.
buyer: Talend (TLND:$190.15)
Talend is a next-generation leader in cloud and big data integration software that helps companies turn data into a strategic asset that delivers real-time, organization-wide insight into customers, partners, and operations. "
target: Restlet SAS
Restlet is the market leader in cloud based API-first software development across all sizes of enterprises and for every provider & consumer of APIs. Restlet uses the cloud to provide powerful API design, documentation, testing and hosting capabilities to developers.
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announced 12/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Motive Partners, will acquire Finantix

synopsis: Motive Partners announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in Finantix. Finantix is a leading provider of technology enabling the digitalization of omni-channel advisory, sales and services processes of private banks, wealth managers and insurance companies.
buyer: Motive Partners
Motive Partners is a sector specialist investment firm that is focused on technology enabled companies that power the financial services industry. Motive Partners brings differentiated expertise, connectivity and capabilities to create long-term value in financial technology companies. "
target: Finantix
Finantix is a leading provider of technology enabling the digitalization of omni-channel advisory, sales and services processes of private banks, wealth managers and insurance companies.
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closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Blockspring

synopsis: Coinbase, a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with digital currencies has announced it's acquisition of Blockspring. Blockspring is a startup that provides tools for collecting and managing data from APIs with purposes for building lists, marketing/sales, reporting and more.
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: Blockspring
Blockspring is a startup that makes tools for collecting and managing data from APIs. This includes purposes such as building lists and repositories for recruitment, marketing/sales, reporting and more
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announced 12/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Apeiron will be merged with KonaTel,

synopsis: Apeiron, a platform that provides useful communications products to businesses of all types, will be merging with KonaTel, a provider of cellular products and services in various retail and wholesale markets in the United States.
buyer: KonaTel (OTCPK:KTEL:$9.72)
KonaTel provides cellular products and services in various retail and wholesale markets in the United States. The company provides innovative mobile options, competitive prices, wireless invoice analysis & optimization, and outstanding support that empowers clients to expand their business. "
target: Apeiron
Apeiron is a platform that provides useful communications products to businesses of all types. They deliver reliable pay-per-use services supported by intuitive GUI interfaces, great APIs, and amazing customer support.
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$2.45
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announced 3/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire MuleSoft

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, is to acquire MuleSoft, a company that provides one of the world's leading platforms for building application networks that connect enterprise apps, data and devices, across any cloud and on-premise.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$14,013.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MuleSoft
MuleSoft provides one of the world's leading platforms for building application networks that connect enterprise apps, data and devices, across any cloud and on-premise. More than 1,200 customers depend on MuleSoft including Coca-Cola, Barclays, Unilever and Mount Sinai.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,143 [$5,939]
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$296
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Change Healthcare Corporation, acquired PokitDok Inc.

synopsis: Change Healthcarehas acquired intellectual property (IP) and other key assets from PokitDok, Inc., a platform-as-a-service company for healthcare. PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market.
buyer parent: McKesson Corporation
buyer: Change Healthcare Corporation
Change Healthcare is inspiring a better healthcare system. Working alongside their customers and partners, they leverage their software and analytics, network solutions, and technology-enabled services to enable better patient care, choice, and outcomes at scale. "
target: PokitDok Inc.
PokitDok’s platform-as-a-service makes it faster and easier for healthcare organizations to bring new applications and services to market. Plug directly into over 700 payers to integrate real-time, member-specific health insurance data at scale.
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announced 5/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Xped Limited, will acquire Jemsoft Pty Ltd

synopsis: Xped, an Internet of Things technology business, has agreed to acquire Jemsoft, a computer vision and machine learning company focusing on the provision of industry leading image and video analysis and machine learning capabilities to enterprise through MonocularAPI and its range of development tools, products, and solutions.
buyer: Xped Limited (ASX:XPE:$0.47)
Xped Limited is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology business. Xped has developed revolutionary and patent protected technology that allows any consumer, regardless of their technical capability, to connect, monitor and control devices and appliances found in their everyday environment. "
target: Jemsoft Pty Ltd
Jemsoft is a computer vision and machine learning company focusing on the provision of industry leading image and video analysis and machine learning capabilities to enterprise through MonocularAPI and its range of development tools, products, and solutions.
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announced 9/20/2016 via Market Wire

Twilio, will acquire Kurento Technologies

synopsis: Twilio Inc., a leading cloud communications platform company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire proprietary WebRTC media processing technologies built by the Kurento Open Source Project. Upon completion, the Kurento team will join Twilio to lead the integration of the new technologies.
buyer: Twilio (TWLO:$492.65)
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications. "
target: Kurento Technologies
Kurento is a WebRTC media server and a set of client APIs making simple the development of advanced video applications for WWW and smartphone platforms. Kurento Media Server features include group communications, transcoding, recording, mixing, broadcasting and routing of audiovisual flows.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Twistlock

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Twistlock, the leader in container security, to extend its Prisma™ cloud security strategy.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$2,899.60)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Twistlock
Twistlock is the first truly comprehensive cloud native applications security platform, providing holistic coverage across hosts, containers, and serverless in a single platform. Twistlock is cloud-native and API-enabled, protecting all workloads regardless of the underlying computer technology.
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closed 1/18/2012 via Market Wire

Apigee Corp., acquired Usergrid

synopsis: Apigee, the leading provider of API management products and services, announced that it has acquired Usergrid, a cloud service that simplifies the process of building mobile applications by providing the common APIs (application programming interfaces) needed to manage data and users.
buyer: Apigee Corp. (APIC:$85.61)
Apigee is the leading provider of API products and technology for enterprises and developers. Over 250 enterprises like Comcast, GameSpy, TransUnion Interactive, Guardian Life and Constant Contact and thousands of developers use Apigee's technology. "
target: Usergrid
Usergrid is a cloud-based and highly scalable data platform for managing application objects and data for mobile and rich client applications via an easy-to-use API. Usergrid can eliminate the need for any database and can often eliminate the need for server-side application logic.
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closed 10/15/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired tCell

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc., trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation, announced it has acquired tCell.io, Inc., a leading provider of web application threat defense and monitoring.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$221.21)
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications."
target: tCell
tCell is a next-gen cloud web application firewall (WAF) that enables web applications, APIs and microservices to defend themselves against attacks. tCell’s technology dramatically reduces false positives, protects applications from attacks, and delivers actionable data to prevent future attacks.
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announced 8/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kaleyra S.p.a, will acquire Hook Mobile

synopsis: Kaleyra, a global provider of telecommunication services for banks, SME, and large enterprises, will acquire Hook Mobile, a mobile cloud services company. Hook Mobile offers robust mobile application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs) to power their customer's mobile needs in messaging, carrier intelligence and more.
buyer: Kaleyra S.p.a
Kaleyra is a global communications solutions provider that offers telecommunication services for banks, SME, and large enterprises. Kaleyra enables its customers manage multi-channel notification services such as messages, push notifications, emails, instant messaging and voice services. "
target: Hook Mobile
Hook Mobile is a mobile cloud services company based in Vienna, Virginia. Their core competencies are in mobile messaging, device, and network intelligence. They offer robust mobile application programming interfaces (APIs) and software development kits (SDKs) to power their customer's mobile needs.
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closed 6/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Vonage Holdings Corporation, acquired Nexmo

synopsis: Vonage Holdings Corp., a leading provider of cloud communications services for businesses, has completed the acquisition of privately-held Nexmo, Inc., a global leader in the Communications Platform as a Service ("CPaaS") segment of the Cloud Communications market. This acquisition accelerates Vonage's growth strategy.
buyer: Vonage Holdings Corporation (VG:$1,112.46)
Vonage is a software technology company that enables high-quality voice and messaging services across multiple devices and locations over broadband networks. Vonage's technology provides feature-rich, affordable communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use. "
target: Nexmo
Nexmo provides communication application program interfaces for text messaging and voice communications, allowing developers and enterprises to embed contextual communications into mobile apps, websites and business workflows via text, social media, chat apps and voice.
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$230
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closed 3/4/2015 via PR Newswire

IBM Watson Group, acquired AlchemyAPI, Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced it has acquired AlchemyAPI, a leading provider of scalable cognitive computing application program interface (API) services and deep learning technology. IBM will integrate AlchemyAPI into the core Watson platform, augmenting Watson's ability to quickly identify hierarchies and understand relationships within large volume data sets.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target: AlchemyAPI, Inc.
Alchemy API's easy-to-use, high-performance cloud services for real-time text analysis and computer vision give companies the intelligence needed to transform vast amounts of unstructured data into actions that drive their business.
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API Talent

Wavecell Pte. Ltd.

Akana

Thread Genius

Superfeedr

DXI Ltd.

Restlet SAS

Finantix

Blockspring

Apeiron

MuleSoft

PokitDok Inc.

Jemsoft Pty Ltd

Kurento Technologies

Twistlock

Usergrid

tCell

Hook Mobile

Nexmo

AlchemyAPI, Inc.

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