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Hoover’s Connect, acquired Visible Path Corporation

synopsis: Hoover’s, Inc. announced the official launch of Hoover’s Connect – a powerful business networking tool that helps users get introduced to and establish relationships with targeted prospects. This launch coincides with Hoover’s agreement to acquire Visible Path, the company that had been powering Hoover's Connect Beta for the past year.
buyer parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
buyer: Hoover’s Connect
Hoover's Connect incorporates professional social networking technology developed with the intent to provide large enterprises with the automated data gathering, privacy and analysis that they require. "
target: Visible Path Corporation
Visible Path applies social network algorithms that automatically rate relationship strength and path strength to drive new levels of success, efficiency and trust in your social network. Visible Path allows individuals and companies to connect their social networks while maintaining privacy.
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closed 11/13/2008 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired Ripple6, Inc

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. has acquired Ripple6, Inc., a leading provider of social media services. Ripple6 will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Gannett and will continue to offer its best of breed social media technology and analytics not only to Gannett but also to an array of top tier marketers and Web publishers.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,208.08)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites. "
target: Ripple6, Inc
Ripple6™ helps marketers and publishers implement their business strategy through social media. The company provides an enterprise white label social media platform to create consumer engagements and relationships, enable social marketing, and facilitate commerce and collaboration.
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closed 12/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Buffer, acquired Respondly Inc.

synopsis: Social-sharing and scheduling tool Buffer has acquired Respondly. Respondly is a customer service tool for companies that use Twitter to deal with queries and complaints — it lets managers assign tweets to team members to respond to, and collates replies and mentions to ensure that nothing gets buried in the Twitter noise.
buyer: Buffer
Buffer is the easiest way to schedule social media posts, photos and video to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn & Google+. Users can fill up Buffer with posts and Buffer schedules them. "
target: Respondly Inc.
Respondly is a customer service tool for companies that use Twitter to deal with queries and complaints — it lets managers assign tweets to team members to respond to, and collates replies and mentions to ensure that nothing gets buried in the Twitter noise.
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closed 5/19/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Matchfire Co., acquired SimplySocial

synopsis: Social media management startup SimplySocial announced that it has been acquired by data platform firm Matchfire Co. The companies will collaborate using their shared expertise in consumer data analytics to benefit businesses in managing their social media campaigns.
buyer: Matchfire Co.
Matchfire Co. is a data company with a purpose: They empower consumers to get the most value out of the data they share. They collect and share data in an open way across a wide variety of applications and websites, and use it to strengthen the trust between brands and consumers. "
target: SimplySocial
SimplySocial is an enterprise software that enables businesses of all sizes to curate and share social media content with their employees and broader audience.
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closed 9/6/2012 via Market Wire

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired Seesmic

synopsis: HootSuite, makers of the market-leading social media management system, announced the acquisition of Seesmic. Founded by Loïc Le Meur, Seesmic builds applications that help small business and enterprise customers build their brands. With Seesmic, customers can publish content to more than 50 social networks with just one click.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
HootSuite Media is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Users can launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages. "
target: Seesmic
Seesmic builds applications that help small business and enterprise customers build their brands. With Seesmic, customers can publish content to more than 50 social networks with just one click. The company is based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 12/19/2011 via PR Newswire

Telligent Systems, Inc., acquired Leverage Software

synopsis: Telligent, a leader in social community software for the enterprise, announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based Leverage Software, a leader in enterprise social networking. Leverage is recognized as a pioneer in social on-demand (SaaS) with well-known customers including The Home Depot, Redken, and Wells Fargo.
buyer: Telligent Systems, Inc.
One of the pioneers in enterprise social community and workforce collaboration software, Telligent Systems, Inc. helps companies worldwide to implement social communities for their employees, customers and partners. "
target: Leverage Software
Leverage Software helps organizations connect their employees, spark communication, and promote cross-discipline collaboration and idea-sharing. Its platform helps everyone "get on the same page" quickly through an integrated suite of Enterprise 2.0 social networking tools.
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announced 12/15/2011 via PR Newswire

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire Rypple

synopsis: Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Rypple, a cloud-based social performance management company. The acquisition signifies salesforce.com's entry into the human capital management market for the social enterprise.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers. "
target: Rypple
Rypple is web-based social performance management software that helps managers and employees improve performance through social goals, continuous feedback and meaningful recognition. It replaces the traditional performance review with an easy, social and collaborative approach.
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$50
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closed 10/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired Geotoko

synopsis: HootSuite has acquired the location-based marketing tool Geotoko, which will help businesses gain insight on and market to their audience and customers. Geotoko’s geo-analytic software reports on location-based social media interactions including key influencers, customer sentiment and demographic patterns.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
Using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard, teams can collaboratively schedule updates to Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, WordPress, and other social networks via web, desktop, or mobile platforms, plus track campaign results and industry trends. "
target: Geotoko
Geotoko is a location-based marketing and analytics software platform for businesses and brands to run real-time location-based marketing campaigns. Businesses can create engaging mobile promotions across multiple venues on existing location-based apps or integrate with their own mobile apps.
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closed 5/11/2010 via BusinessWire

Lithium Technologies, Inc., acquired Scout Labs

synopsis: Lithium Technologies, the leading provider of Social CRM solutions to power the customer network, announced the acquisition of Scout Labs, a rapidly growing social media monitoring company, widely recognized for the elegance and power of its analytical tools.
buyer: Lithium Technologies, Inc.
Lithium is the leading provider of Social CRM solutions to power the customer network. Lithium solutions combine the power of online customer communities with the broader social web and traditional CRM business processes to inspire customers to innovate, promote, and support on the company's behalf."
target: Scout Labs
Scout Labs is a powerful, web-based application that finds signals in the noise of social media to help teams build better products and stronger customer relationships. Scout Labs is a product company, not an agency.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 9/23/2008 via PR Newswire

Continuity Engine, Inc., acquired Continuity Integrators

synopsis: Continuity Engine, a new company that simplifies regulatory compliance for banks and credit unions, announced the acquisition of Continuity Integrators, a pioneer in the use of collaboration and social networking for business continuity.
buyer: Continuity Engine, Inc.
Founded in 2008 by SaaS, banking and compliance veterans, Continuity Engine has created an on-demand platform designed to simplify the way regulatory compliance is achieved in the management of policies, procedures and audit programs. "
target: Continuity Integrators
Continuity Integrators built collaboration platforms leveraging RSS, discussion forums, shared document repositories and tagging to bring full web 2.0 collaboration to the problems that are too often siloed within organizations.
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closed 11/2/2022 via BusinessWire

Emplifi, Inc., acquired Pixlee TurnTo

synopsis: Emplifi, a leading unified customer experience platform, announced the acquisition of Pixlee TurnTo, a US-based industry-leading provider of user-generated content (UGC), ratings and reviews, and influencer marketing solutions.
buyer: Emplifi, Inc.
Emplifi is the leading unified CX platform that brings marketing, commerce, and care together to help businesses close the customer experience gap. "
target: Pixlee TurnTo
Pixlee TurnTo is a US-based industry-leading provider of user-generated content (UGC), ratings and reviews, and influencer marketing solutions.
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announced 12/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire ContentCal

synopsis: Adobe has entered into an agreement to acquire ContentCal, a leading social media and content marketing solution. ContentCal is a content marketing planning tool that puts everything in one place, so users can make creating, scheduling, and posting an easier ride for the entire team.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,785.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: ContentCal
ContentCal is a content marketing planning tool that puts everything in one place, so users can make creating, scheduling, and posting an easier ride for the entire team.
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closed 9/28/2021 via PR Newswire

Elm Street Technology, LLC, acquired OutboundEngine

synopsis: Elm Street Technology, LLC, a provider of residential real estate technology and marketing solutions, has acquired OutboundEngine, a marketing automation software company. The acquisition of OutboundEngine complements and expands Elm Street's Elevate platform, which provides an end-to-end suite of real estate technology and marketing services.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Elm Street Technology, LLC
Elm Street Technology offers a growing portfolio of real estate technology and marketing services to provide one vendor and one point of contact, fully fused into one platform. The Elevate platform allows professionals to capture and nurture more leads into closed business. "
target: OutboundEngine
Based in Austin, Texas, OutboundEngine is focused on helping businesses grow by making online marketing simple and easy for everyone. The company's SaaS platform automates email marketing, social media posting, online review collection and more for over 10,000 customers.
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announced 4/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire MarketingPlatform

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group Holding ASA, Europe’s leading provider of mobile messaging and mobile services, will acquire MarketingPlatform, an omnichannel marketing platform in Denmark. MarketingPlatform helps thousands of companies with their email marketing and marketing automation needs. Their platform covers email, SMS, web & app, and social media.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target: MarketingPlatform
MarketingPlatform is a leading omnichannel marketing platform in Denmark. MarketingPlatform helps thousands of companies across Europe with their email marketing and marketing automation needs. Their omnichannel marketing platform covers email, SMS, web & app, and social media.
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closed 3/31/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Requiti Capital Ltd., acquired Pinmo

synopsis: Requiti, a Canadian firm that specializes in helping Canadian businesses navigate the complex world of Canadian business tax incentives, has acquired fintech company Pinmo. Pinmo, based in Canada, offers tax credit solutions to its clients. Pinmo began initially as a tech startup specializing in social media monetization.
buyer: Requiti Capital Ltd.
Founded in 2014, Requiti Capital seeks to fix the knowledge gap for small to medium businesses by using solutions usually reserved for larger private corporations. They also specialize in technical strategic planning and capital investments that can help businesses remain competitive. "
target: Pinmo
Pinmo, based in Canada, offers tax credit solutions to its clients. Pinmo helps clients get more money back from the government and helps them regain time to run their business. Pinmo began initially as a tech startup specializing in social media monetization and advertising technologies.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Traject, acquired Sendible

synopsis: Traject, a suite of innovative digital marketing tools backed by ASG, has acquired Sendible, a market-leading social media management platform that empowers agencies and marketers to collaborate and manage multiple brands easily so they can dedicate more time to creating authentic stories and building stronger brands.
buyer parent: Alpine SG
buyer: Traject
Traject is a marketing technology company that exists to help digital agencies, brands, and marketers grow. Combining eight industry-leading brands that serve hundreds of thousands of users, the Traject suite provides tools to increase their customers’ visibility online across all channels. "
target: Sendible
Sendible, based in the UK, is a leading social media management platform built to give brands a voice on social media. Sendible allows agencies to manage clients and social profiles at scale, across multiple platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter from one easy location.
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closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Built Environment Communications Group Limited, acquired CrowdControlHQ

synopsis: Built Environment Communications Group (BECG), a sector specialist communications consultancy for the built environment, has acquired CrowdControlHQ, a social media management platform in the UK. CrowdControlHQ's platform enables companies to create exciting content and deliver social media experiences that enhance their brand.
buyer: Built Environment Communications Group Limited
Built Environment Communications Group (BECG) is a sector specialist communications consultancy for the built environment. Across nine UK-wide offices, they provide private and public sector clients with expert counsel and communications services. "
target: CrowdControlHQ
CrowdControlHQ is a social media management platform in the UK. CrowdControlHQ helps brands to engage their audience, manage their activities, and analyse their performance. Their platform enables companies to create exciting content and deliver social media experiences that enhance their brand.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Traject, acquired Planoly

synopsis: Traject, a suite of innovative digital marketing tools backed by ASG, has acquired PLANOLY, a social marketing platform that allows users to visually plan, schedule and measure performance across Instagram, Pinterest, as well as cross-post to Facebook and Twitter.
buyer parent: Alpine SG
buyer: Traject
Traject is a marketing technology company that exists to help digital agencies, brands, and marketers grow. Combining eight industry-leading brands that serve hundreds of thousands of users, the Traject suite provides tools to increase their customers’ visibility online across all channels. "
target: Planoly
PLANOLY is the industry-leading social marketing platform trusted by over 5 million users to visually plan, schedule and measure performance across Instagram and Pinterest. PLANOLY is beautifully crafted to be simple, clean and easy to use.
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closed 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Social Native, acquired Olapic

synopsis: Social Native, a marketplace technology company that empowers marketers to source and optimize visual content to improve brand awareness and performance, announced the acquisition of Olapic, a leading user-generated, influencer, and short-form video content platform for hundreds of brands worldwide.
buyer: Social Native
Social Native is a marketplace technology company that empowers marketers to source and optimize visual content to improve brand awareness and performance. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Olapic
Olapic is the leading visual marketing platform for the curation, activation, and analysis of Earned Content. Olapic works with hundreds of global brands to amplify marketing and e-commerce channels with images and videos from real people, creating more personalized and powerful brand experiences.
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closed 11/22/2019 via Company Press Release

SharpSpring, acquired Perfect Audience

synopsis: SharpSpring, Inc., a leading cloud-based marketing automation platform for digital marketing agencies, has acquired Perfect Audience, a digital advertising and social retargeting platform, from Marin Software. The acquisition introduces an entirely new suite of tools and revenue stream for SharpSpring agency partners.
buyer: SharpSpring (SHSP:$30.22)
SharpSpring, Inc. is a rapidly growing, highly-rated global provider of affordable marketing automation delivered via a cloud-based SaaS platform. Thousands of businesses globally rely on SharpSpring to generate leads, improve conversions to sales, and drive higher returns on marketing investments. "
target parent: Marin Software
target: Perfect Audience
Perfect Audience is a digital advertising and social retargeting platform. The Perfect Audience cloud-based platform enables multi-channel retargeting to known leads, plus targeted advertising to new prospects via lookalike audience functionality.
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closed 1/30/2008 via

Hoover’s Connect, acquired Visible Path Corporation

synopsis: Hoover’s, Inc. announced the official launch of Hoover’s Connect – a powerful business networking tool that helps users get introduced to and establish relationships with targeted prospects. This launch coincides with Hoover’s agreement to acquire Visible Path, the company that had been powering Hoover's Connect Beta for the past year.
buyer parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
buyer: Hoover’s Connect
Hoover's Connect incorporates professional social networking technology developed with the intent to provide large enterprises with the automated data gathering, privacy and analysis that they require. "
target: Visible Path Corporation
Visible Path applies social network algorithms that automatically rate relationship strength and path strength to drive new levels of success, efficiency and trust in your social network. Visible Path allows individuals and companies to connect their social networks while maintaining privacy.
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closed 1/30/2008 via

Hoover’s Connect, acquired Visible Path Corporation

synopsis: Hoover’s, Inc. announced the official launch of Hoover’s Connect – a powerful business networking tool that helps users get introduced to and establish relationships with targeted prospects. This launch coincides with Hoover’s agreement to acquire Visible Path, the company that had been powering Hoover's Connect Beta for the past year.
buyer parent: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.
buyer: Hoover’s Connect
Hoover's Connect incorporates professional social networking technology developed with the intent to provide large enterprises with the automated data gathering, privacy and analysis that they require. "
target: Visible Path Corporation
Visible Path applies social network algorithms that automatically rate relationship strength and path strength to drive new levels of success, efficiency and trust in your social network. Visible Path allows individuals and companies to connect their social networks while maintaining privacy.
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closed 7/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired InterNations GmbH

synopsis: XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, has acquired InterNations with immediate effect. InterNations is the world’s largest network for expats and was founded in 2007. The company offers expats a variety of ways to connect and exchange with other members who are in the same situation and have similar needs.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 12 million members to balance their professional and private life as well as possible. Members can meet and exchange views in groups, while also getting together at business-related events every year. "
target: InterNations GmbH
InterNations is the world’s largest network for expats and was founded in 2007. InterNations now has more than 2.7 million members in 390 cities worldwide. The company offers expats a variety of ways to connect and exchange with other members who are in the same situation and have similar needs.
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closed 8/16/2012 via PR Newswire

Mendeley Limited, acquired SciLife

synopsis: Mendeley announced its acquisition of SciLife, one of the longest-running social networks for researchers in Europe. SciLife was created in 2007 by computer and life scientists from the universities of Heidelberg, Mannheim, and Lausanne to make collaboration in research easier.
buyer: Mendeley Limited
Mendeley is a global research collaboration platform and academic database. Mendeley's desktop, mobile and web applications help people to organize, share, and discover new research. Mendeley has grown to 1.9 million users, who have collectively uploaded more than 270 million documents. "
target: SciLife
SciLife is a research networking platform that is mapping the scientific landscape. SciLife was created by students working at the crossing of several research fields. They were fed up by the way science and its community is presented on the internet.
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closed 10/17/2007 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired Photo.net

synopsis: NameMedia, a leader in developing premium online communities, announced today the acquisition of Photo.net a community site for photography enthusiasts with more than 600,000 registered users.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations. "
target: Photo.net
Photo.net is an online community with more than 100,000 active members and thousands more casual viewers visiting daily. We started in 1993 and strive to be the best peer-to-peer educational system for people who wish to become better photographers.
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closed 6/12/2012 via PR Newswire

ZURB, Inc., acquired Pattern Tap, LLC

synopsis: Taking a step into crowdsourced design inspiration, ZURB, a Campbell product design company, is acquiring Pattern Tap, a web-based resource for design and product pattern examples. Pattern Tap was founded by Matthew Smith in 2008 as a place on the Web to inspire other designers to be better at their craft.
buyer: ZURB, Inc.
ZURB is a close-knit team of product designers who help companies design better websites, services and online products. In addition, their apps help designers design great products quickly through rapid prototyping, iteration and user feedback. They've worked with more than 200 startups since 1998. "
target: Pattern Tap, LLC
Pattern Tap is a web-based resource for design and product pattern examples. It was founded by Matthew Smith in 2008 as a place on the Web to inspire other designers to be better at their craft. It is a beacon on the Web for designers to find the inspiration and education they need.
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closed 3/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nexus Media Group, acquired Localiiz

synopsis: Nexus Digital, a subsidiary of Nexus Media Group, has taken the majority stake in Localiiz, an online media company in Hong Kong that provides English news and lifestyle information in the city. Localiiz's online platform, together with its bi-weekly magazine, has earned a fan base on social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
buyer: Nexus Media Group
Nexus Media Group is a boutique media company that represents premium media titles and digital platforms. Nexus Media Group owns and runs the expat series of websites My Life In, including My Life in Hong Kong, My Life in Bangkok and My Life in Asia. "
target: Localiiz
Based in Hong Kong, Localiiz has gained popularity among expats and English speaking locals by offering lifestyle features, news and resources about Hong Kong. The online platform, together with its bi-weekly magazine, has earned a fan base on social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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announced 10/27/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Aluf Holdings, Inc., will acquire BizzUniverse, Inc.

synopsis: Aluf Holdings, Inc., a holding company focused on software and technology companies, will acquire BizzUniverse, a technology company focused on empowering businesses of the future. BizzUniverse offers a networking and business development platform that enables businesses to easily connect with each other in ways that can grow their business.
buyer: Aluf Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:AHIX:$0.29)
Aluf Holdings, Inc. is a holding company whose primary focus is the identification, acquisition, management, and aggressive growth of companies in the burgeoning biometrics and blockchain technologies. Their model targets unique biometrics and enterprises with key common attributes and parameters. "
target: BizzUniverse, Inc.
BizzUniverse is a technology company focused on empowering businesses of the future. BizzUniverse offers a networking and business development platform that enables individuals, entrepreneurs, business owners, and other groups to easily connect with each other in ways that can grow their business.
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$7.50
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announced 12/23/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Figaro Classifieds, will acquire Viadeo S.A.

synopsis: The Paris commercial court approved the sale of Viadeo to Figaro Classifieds. Viadeo is France's leading professional social network. Viadeo offers businesses bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
buyer parent: Le Figaro
buyer: Figaro Classifieds
Figaro Classifieds S.A. operates in the internet classified advertisements market in France. It provides web, print, and mobile media solutions in three main business areas: employment, training, and real estate. "
target: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is France's leading professional social network, with close to 11 million members. Viadeo offers businesses, whatever their sector or location, bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cirpack, acquired Amplement

synopsis: Cirpack, a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software, is acquiring Amplement, a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world.
buyer parent: Technicolor SA
buyer: Cirpack
Cirpack is a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software and operator of a Telecom "Platform as a Service"​ in the Cloud. They are based in France. "
target: Amplement
Amplement is a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world. With more than half a million active members in France, Amplement is becoming an indispensable tool for the professional world.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corporation, acquired LinkedIn Corporation

synopsis: Worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, Microsoft Corp. closed its roughly $26 billion deal to buy professional-networking site LinkedIn, cementing the largest acquisition in the tech giant’s history.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights.
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$3,214
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Agora SA, acquired GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Agora SA, one of the biggest media companies in Poland, bought a 53% stake in the internet portal GoldenLine. GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
buyer: Agora SA (WSE:AGO:$336.55)
Agora is one of the biggest media companies in Poland, operating since 1989 in such areas as newspapers, magazines, Internet, mobile applications, radio, cinema, TV and outdoor advertising. Agora offers its clients and receivers a broad range of possibilities. "
target: GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.
GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. The company's misson is to connect employees and employers. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
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announced 11/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

1-Page Inc., will acquire BranchOut, Inc.

synopsis: 1-Page has agreed to acquire BranchOut, a professional networking service built and developed on the Facebook platform. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
buyer: 1-Page Inc. (ASX:1PG:$0.16)
The One-Page Company LLC offers 1-Page Job Proposal Tool, an automated proposal writing tool that enables job hunters to showcase their experiences, knowledge, and ideas to employers; and companies to identify applicants with the best ideas. "
target: BranchOut, Inc.
BranchOut is the world's largest professional network with over 800 million searchable profiles. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

BMC Software, Inc., acquired KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Houston-based software firm BMC Software has acquired Bangalore-based KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt Ltd, a cloud-based enterprise software company set up by Akansa Capital founder and former Wipro chief Vivek Paul. The transaction details of the deal are not known.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world. "
target: KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. operates an online platform for IT services companies to collaborate with employees, customers, and business partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
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on offer 10/26/2012 via

Hubert Burda Media, offer to acquire XING AG

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media has offered to buy Xing AG. Xing connects professionals seeking jobs and companies looking for employees. The network competes with U.S. peer LinkedIn and privately held Viadeo from France, and it makes money selling premium subscriptions and advertising.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media, Inc. publishes magazines and Websites. The company also owns interests in Internet, radio, and television productions, as well as in direct marketing entities. It offers its products in the United States and Europe. "
target: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information.
price ($mm)[EV]
$215 [$144]*
rev ($mm)
$89
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 10/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited

synopsis: Info Edge (India) Limited acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited from Accel Management Co, Inc., Atlantic Ventures GmbH and other investors. TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Infomedia India Limited operates as a media company primarily in India. It publishes business directories, children's books, and special interest publications, as well as provides the 'Yellow Line' telephone information service. "
target parent: Accel Partners
target: TooStep Consultancy Private Limited
TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
price ($mm)
$0.78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2012 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Yammer, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft announced that they have completed the acquisition Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks, for $1.2 billion in cash. Yammer is a leading provider of enterprise social networks with over 5 million verified corporate users.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Yammer, Inc.
Yammer is the leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, enabling organizations to make transformative changes quickly by empowering employees to collaborate across departments, geographies, content and business applications.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 7/20/2010 via PR Newswire

SuccessFactors, Inc., acquired CubeTree, Inc.

synopsis: SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in Business Execution Software, announced that it has completed its acquisition of CubeTree, Inc., a visionary leader in the rapidly growing social business software category. CubeTree is an online collaboration suite that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely.
buyer: SuccessFactors, Inc. (US:SFSF:$205.93)
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance to drive breakthrough results for companies of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
target: CubeTree, Inc.
CubeTree is an award-winning social business platform that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely. CubeTree is designed for enterprises ranging from start-ups to Global 500 companies.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
978.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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closed 3/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Tianji.com, acquired Zaizher

synopsis: Vocational social communication website, Tianji.com is said to have acquired Zaizher.im. Zaizher offers an application for phones which allows people to exchange business cards digitally.
buyer: Tianji.com
Tianji.com is the largest professional networking site in China, its major user groups for professionals to meet the needs of commercial and professional aspects of the user, to help users more effectively build, manage, expand personal networks. "
target: Zaizher
Zaizher.im is China’s leading mobile, location-based business networking app. Zaizher.im allows users to immediately view professional profiles of those around them and swap digital business cards with people of interest.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dricki, acquired Etalktech

synopsis: Dricki, a leading Digital Marketing Agency acquired Etalktech.com, India’s fastest growing Technology and social media blog for the blogging community where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
buyer: Dricki
India-based, Dricki is a digital marketing agency that specializes in Search Engine Optimization, PPC services, Conversion Rate Optimization and Content Marketing and Website Designing. After having an experience of almost a decade of working with brands such as HVS, Search-Wire, Realpin and more. "
target: Etalktech
Etalktech is India’s leading blogging Platform where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
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closed 3/17/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired FacebookMarketing.de

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it acquired the assets of the blog FacebookMarketing.de from Philipp Roth and Jens Wiese of Munich, Germany. FacebookMarketing.de concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target: FacebookMarketing.de
FacebookMarketing.de is a blog that concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
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year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SEMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEMrush
SEMrush
Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$188.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.04
EBIT ($mm)
($2.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
980
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Ticker: ASX:SRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content marketing. It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.
year
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$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meltwater
Meltwater
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$359.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.11
EBIT ($mm)
($4.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1871
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Ticker: BLIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital helps customers maximize the performance of their full digital experience from websites and intranets to eCommerce experiences. Bridgeline's Unbound platform is a Digital Experience Platform that deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and Web Analytics.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$217.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
556
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Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$129.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.78
EBIT ($mm)
($1.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
342
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Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$79.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($15.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
800
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Intershop Communications
Intershop Communications
Intershop is a leading provider of e-commerce software for centralized management of all online business channels. Since its foundation in 1992 the company has been committed to innovation in e-commerce.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$39.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.89
EBIT ($mm)
$1.45
Net Income ($mm)
$0.90
Employees
290
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: NYSE:SMWB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SimilarWeb
SimilarWeb
As a trusted platform for understanding online behavior, millions of people rely on Similarweb insights to strengthen their knowledge of the digital world. Similarweb empowers anyone to make smarter decisions by understanding why things happen across the digital ecosystem.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$137.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($66.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
926
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Ticker: NSEI:AFFLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affle
Affle
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$43.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.42
EBIT ($mm)
$9.79
Net Income ($mm)
$8.60
Employees
232
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Ticker: XTRA:O1BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XING AG
XING AG
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$262.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.35
EBIT ($mm)
$59.09
Net Income ($mm)
$34.98
Employees
1567
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