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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired RedLaser

synopsis: eBay announced that it has acquired RedLaser, the popular barcode-scanning application for iPhone, and related technology from Occipital. With over two million downloads, RedLaser is the top-selling iPhone barcode-scanning application for comparison shopping and finding product information using a mobile device.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target parent: Occipital
target: RedLaser
RedLaser is a barcode-scanning application for comparison shopping and finding product information using a mobile device. The state-of-the-art barcode scanning technology was created specifically to deal with non-autofocus cameras, and continues to evolve with innovative mobile visual capabilities.
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closed 3/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Slyce, purchased Software Assets from Hiku Labs

synopsis: Slyce announced the acquisition of the software assets of Hiku, an innovative startup that created a voice-enabled handheld scanner for building shopping lists at home. While Hiku initially sold devices direct to consumer, Slyce acquired the software assets and intends to shift to offering a white-label solution for grocery retailers.
buyer: Slyce (SLC:$0.83)
Slyce is the market leader in image recognition for retail, powering visual search in apps for retailers. The service can identify virtually any product from an image and enable customers to snap a photo to buy something, add it to a wishlist, find it in store, or create another retail moment. "
seller: Hiku Labs
The software assets of Hiku Labs include a shopping list app. Customers can use the app to manage grocery lists or connect Hiku to online stores to make online shopping a breeze.
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closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

123RF, acquired Pixlr

synopsis: 123RF has acquired Pixlr, one of the world's most widely used cloud and mobile photo editors from Autodesk, Inc. Founded in 2008, Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image tools and utilities such as photo editing tool Pixlr Editor, Pixlr Express, Pixlr iOS/Android App and Pixlr-O-Matic.
buyer parent: Inmagine Group
buyer: 123RF
123RF is one of the largest royalty-free digital stock agency. As part of the Inmagine Group, 123RF has helped a wide clientele of individuals and businesses from more than 40 locations worldwide tell their stories using creative imagery, sounds and motion contributed by talents around the world. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Pixlr
Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image editing tools and utilities (web and mobile) such as Pixlr Editor, Pixlr-O-Matic and Pixlr Express. Pixlr's tools are built to enable non-professionals and professionals alike to create, edit, and share images online via social networking services.
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closed 7/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Pixlr

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pixlr, a popular free online and social image creating, collecting, editing and sharing service. The Pixlr service provides accessible tools for non-professionals to create, edit, and share images online and socially via platforms like Facebook.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. "
target: Pixlr
Pixlr is a popular free online and social image creating, collecting, editing and sharing service.
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announced 9/22/2010 via BusinessWire

VideoEgg, Inc., will acquire Six Apart, Ltd.

synopsis: VideoEgg, the brand engagement pioneer, announced it has agreed to acquire Six Apart, the leader in conversational media, to form SAY Media, a modern media company. SAY Media brings together influential voices and their communities to enable advertisers to reach a global audience of 345 million.
buyer: VideoEgg, Inc.
VideoEgg offers web-based video publishing solutions which make it easy to for internet users to encode, upload, host and watch video. Its flagship product, the VideoEgg Publisher, is a small website plug-in that makes it easy for end-users to capture, edit, encode, and post digital video online. "
target: Six Apart, Ltd.
Six Apart has been at the heart of the blogging and social media revolution since 2001, powering many of the world's most influential websites and communities with its world renowned blogging services TypePad and Movable Type.
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closed 4/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired OverBlog

synopsis: Long-standing blogging platform OverBlog has been acquired by Webedia, a French online media company. OverBlog gives bloggers a platform for their unique and wildly diverse blogs. The company offers bloggers the option to display ads on their blogs. They then share any revenues from these ads with the bloggers.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS operates as a website publisher. It is the 10th largest French media company on the internet. It hosts a number of websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. "
target: OverBlog
OverBlog gives bloggers a platform for their unique and wildly diverse blogs. OverBlog offers bloggers the option to display ads on their blogs. They then share any revenues from these ads with the bloggers.
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closed 2/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Influitive, acquired Engagio

synopsis: Influitive, the advocate marketing experts, announced that it has acquired Engagio – a social web platform for searching, discovering and following social conversations. Influitive will integrate Engagio's innovative suite of social technologies into AdvocateHub, its popular advocate marketing platform.
buyer: Influitive
Influitive helps companies manage and mobilize their advocates, fans and evangelists, driving more of the references, referral leads, success stories and social media interaction that is so crucial in today's social buying era. "
target: Engagio
Engagio's platform allows users to manage, follow, search and discover Web conversations on the most popular social networks and online commenting platforms from standards like LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter to Disqus, Foursquare, YouTube, Wordpress, StackExchange, AngelList and StockTwits.
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closed 10/13/2009 via PR Newswire

Viadeo S.A., acquired UNYK, Inc.

synopsis: Viadeo, one of the world's largest business social networks, announced that it has acquired Canadian-based UNYK, Inc. The acquisition includes UNYK's membership of 16 million users, which is growing at a rate of 600,000 new members each month, a smart address book product and industry leading contact synchronization technology.
buyer: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is an essential tool used by those who want to increase their business opportunities (to discover new clients, staff and business partners), enhance their visibility and their online reputation, and manage and develop their network of professional contacts. "
target: UNYK, Inc.
Launched in September 2005, UNYK is a free online contact management service available in six different languages, and with more than 16 million members. With over ten years of experience on the Web, the UNYK team has acquired substantial expertise in the virtual community and social network sector.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Magic Leap, purchased 3D Division from Dacuda AG

synopsis: Magic Leap, the augmented reality startup, has acquired the 3D division of Dacuda, a computer vision startup based out of Zurich. One of Dacuda’s focuses had been developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
buyer: Magic Leap
Magic Leap is a proprietary wearable technology that enables users to interact with digital devices in a completely visually cinematic way. "
seller: Dacuda AG
Dacuda's 3D Division focuses on developing algorithms for consumer-grade cameras (and not just cameras, but any device with a camera function) to capture 2D and 3D imaging in real time, “making 3D content as easy as taking a video.”
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announced 6/3/2014 via PR Newswire

LivePerson, Inc., will acquire synchronite GmbH

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc., a leading provider of live digital engagement solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Germany-based startup, Synchronite LLC, a leading provider of co-browsing technology. With synchronite users can share what they currently see in the browser with their peers.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$233.78)
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices. "
target: synchronite GmbH
synchronite is a new software application that revolutionizes the way users interact on the Web every day. With synchronite users can share what they currently see in the browser with their peers. All user actions are displayed in the other linked browsers—instantly and in real-time.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

HubConnect, acquired Chirpi

synopsis: HubConnect, a company aiming to maximize networking efficiency through their in-house built algorithms has successfully completed its acquisition of Chirpi. Chirpi is a social media phonebook that aims to streamline speed, accuracy and security of wirelessly sharing personal contact information among social media network usernames through QR code.
buyer: HubConnect
HubConnect is the worldwide technology backed by an in-house built algorithm that aims to maximize networking efficiency and connections. Among the application’s features, users will have the ability to interact with the right subject matters by chat, and group chat means. "
target: Chirpi
Chirpi is a social media phonebook that aims to streamline speed, accuracy and security of wirelessly sharing personal contact information among social media network usernames. It generates a QR code that aggregates all social media usernames and contact information for secure sharing.
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Web

Start.me, acquired Favoor.com

synopsis: Start.me, a web-based personalizable start page, announced it has acquired Favoor.com, a cloud-based bookmarking website with over 160,000 registered users. Favoor.com provides an integrated bookmark manager, support for RSS feeds and note taking capabilities.
buyer: Start.me
Start.me has developed a web-based personalizable start page. Since its launch in 2014, start.me has attracted over 125,000 registered users, including a large number of former iGoogle users. start.me also provides dedicated solutions to educational organizations and businesses. "
target: Favoor.com
Favoor was released in 2005 by Cem Bozok and Murat Polat. The personal start page service, with over 160,000 registered users, provides an integrated bookmark manager, support for RSS feeds and note taking capabilities.
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closed 3/9/2006 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Upstartle

synopsis: Google Inc. has bought Upstartle, the maker of Writely, an online word processing program that gives the online search engine leader another potential weapon in its escalating battle with Microsoft Corp.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Upstartle
Upstartle is the maker of Writely, The Web Word Processor, that allows users to store, edit and publish documents online -- privately, in collaboration with specific people, or publicly on the Internet.
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announced 3/26/2010 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Novarra Inc.

synopsis: Nokia announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Novarra, Inc. Novarra is a provider of a mobile browser and service platform and has more than 100 employees. Novarra's mobile browser and services platform will be used by Nokia to deliver enhanced Internet experiences on Nokia mobile devices.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Novarra Inc.
Novarra, the Internet Mobility company, provides high performance mobile internet browsers and platforms for operators, handset manufacturers and internet brands to create new services and revenue streams for smartphones, features phones and mobile broadband devices.
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closed 9/8/2009 via Market Wire

Metatron, Inc., acquired i-Mobilize Inc.

synopsis: Metatron, Inc. is pleased to announce that is has completed the acquisition of i-Mobilize, Inc. Metatron and i-Mobilize have operated under a joint venture agreement since July 28, 2009. During this time the combined companies have several popular mobile applications on sale now and over thirty more currently under review.
buyer: Metatron, Inc. (MRNJ:$0.20)
Metatron Inc. is a diversified internet holding company with a mission to harness the power of today's online and wireless consumer interactivity to make daily life easier, more productive and more entertaining for people all over the world. "
target: i-Mobilize Inc.
i-Mobilize's mission is to be a leading global provider and developer of mobile applications for the iPhone, Palm's new Pre, BlackBerry, T-Mobile's G1 and other mobile devices.
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closed 11/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Return Path, Inc., acquired Motley Bunch Inc

synopsis: Return Path announced the acquisition of Motley Bunch Inc., developer of technology to parse unstructured email data, to support the company’s continued investment in its capacity to analyze consumer shopping behavior and commercial relationships. Motley Bunch transforms anonymized transactional email data into behavioral and trend insight.
buyer: Return Path, Inc.
Return Path analyzes data about email and uses that data to power products that ensure that only emails people want and expect reach the inbox. They help businesses build better relationships with their customers and improve their email ROI. "
target: Motley Bunch Inc
Motley*bunch utilizes and develops technology to extract all shopping related information (product purchases, services, airline tickets, hotels, event tickets, payments) from email inboxes at scale. Users are able to organize, view and share purchases.
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announced 2/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire SwiftKey

synopsis: Microsoft has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SwiftKey, whose highly rated, highly engaging SwiftKey software keyboard and SDK powers more than 300 million Android and iOS devices.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$159,969.00)
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: SwiftKey
SwiftKey's highly rated, highly engaging SwiftKey software keyboard and SDK powers more than 300 million Android and iOS devices. SwiftKey estimates that its users have saved nearly 10 trillion keystrokes, across 100 languages, saving more than 100,000 years in combined typing time.
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closed 5/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Airtime Media Inc, acquired Erly, Inc.

synopsis: Airtime Media Inc. acquired Erly Inc., a social platform for organizing and sharing personal content.
buyer: Airtime Media Inc
Airtime is a live social video company located in San Francisco. Their small team shares a passion for using the latest video technology to bring people together. "
target: Erly, Inc.
Erly is a new social platform for organizing and sharing users personal content. At Erly, they organize content by first creating canonical event pages within which they map people, time, and locations.
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closed 2/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Mozilla Corporation, acquired Pocket

synopsis: The Mozilla Corporation has completed the acquisition of Read It Later, Inc. the developers of Pocket. Pocket is the world's leading save-for-later service, helping people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment.
buyer: Mozilla Corporation
Mozilla has been a pioneer and advocate for the open web for more than 15 years. They promote open standards that enable innovation and advance the Web as a platform for all. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide use Mozilla Firefox to experience the Web on computers, tablets and mobile devices. "
target: Pocket
Pocket, made by Read It Later, Inc., is the world's leading save-for-later service. Pocket helps people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment. Once saved to Pocket, content is visible on any device.
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closed 5/20/2005 via PR Newswire

Ask Jeeves, Inc., acquired Excite Italia B.V.

synopsis: Ask Jeeves, Inc., a leading provider of information retrieval technologies, brands and Internet advertising services, today announced the acquisition of Excite Italia B.V., the operator of Excite Europe, a network of pan-European portal properties, from Tiscali, S.p.A. Ask Jeeves acquired the U.S.-operated Excite.com portal in March 2004.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Ask Jeeves, Inc.
Ask.com is a leading search engine on the Web. Millions of people turn to Ask.com to get what they are looking for online everyday. Founded as Ask Jeeves in 1996 and renamed Ask.com in February 2005, Ask.com is recognized for innovation in search technology and search interface design. "
target parent: Tiscali
target: Excite Italia B.V.
Excite Italia B.V. is the operator of Excite Europe, a network of pan-European portal properties.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired RedLaser

synopsis: eBay announced that it has acquired RedLaser, the popular barcode-scanning application for iPhone, and related technology from Occipital. With over two million downloads, RedLaser is the top-selling iPhone barcode-scanning application for comparison shopping and finding product information using a mobile device.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target parent: Occipital
target: RedLaser
RedLaser is a barcode-scanning application for comparison shopping and finding product information using a mobile device. The state-of-the-art barcode scanning technology was created specifically to deal with non-autofocus cameras, and continues to evolve with innovative mobile visual capabilities.
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announced 7/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Adevinta ASA, will acquire eBay Classifieds Group

synopsis: eBay Inc. and Adevinta ASA announced they entered into a definitive agreement for eBay to transfer its Classifieds business to Adevinta. eBay Classifieds Group helps people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities.
buyer parent: Schibsted Media Group
buyer: Adevinta ASA (OB:ADEB:$813.01)
Adevinta is a global online classifieds specialist, operating digital marketplaces in 15 countries. The company provides technology-based services to connect buyers with sellers and to facilitate transactions, from job offers to real estate, cars, consumer goods and more. "
target parent: eBay
target: eBay Classifieds Group
eBay Classifieds Group helps people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. eBay Classfieds Group helps make a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.
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announced 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Viagogo, will acquire StubHub, Inc

synopsis: eBay Inc. and viagogo announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for eBay to sell StubHub to viagogo. viagogo is a leading worldwide ticket marketplace for live sport, music and entertainment events, and StubHub is a trusted ticket marketplace in the United States
buyer: Viagogo
Viagogo is a global online platform for live sport, music and entertainment tickets. Viagogo aims to provide ticket buyers with the widest possible choice of tickets to events across the world. "
target parent: eBay
target: StubHub, Inc
StubHub connects fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduces them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences.
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announced 10/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Gumtree, will acquire Motors.co.uk Ltd.

synopsis: Gumtree, the UK's #1 classifieds website, will acquire Motors.co.uk from Cox Automotive, a leading provider of products and services to the automotive industry. Motors.co.uk is a used car classified advertising website in the UK. Motors.co.uk offers reliable cars from a variety of car dealers to help their users find the right car for their needs.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: Gumtree
Gumtree is the UK's #1 classifieds website. Gumtree has over 1.7 million ads on their site, making them the perfect place for finding a new car, job, second-hand items, services and more. Gumtree uses sophisticated systems for screening ads to find inaccuracies and ensure their users' safety. "
target parent: Cox Enterprises Inc.
target: Motors.co.uk Ltd.
Motors.co.uk is a used car classified advertising website in the UK. Motors.co.uk lists an extensive range of reliable cars from a wide variety of franchise and independent car dealers to help their users find the right car for their needs.
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announced 2/28/2018 via PR Newswire

eBay, will acquire Qoo10 Japan

synopsis: eBay Inc., a global commerce leader, will expand its presence in Japan with the acquisition of Giosis' Japan business, including the Qoo10.jp platform. eBay currently is an investor in Giosis Pte. Ltd., which runs a number of localized marketplaces in Asia, including Giosis' Japan business.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target parent: Qoo10
target: Qoo10 Japan
Qoo10 Japan operates an e-marketplace offering sellers customizable sales strategies and buyers an extensive product portfolio. Giosis provides seven localized marketplaces, Qoo10, in five countries – China, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
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closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

eBay, acquired Terapeak

synopsis: eBay has completed its acquisition of Terapeak, a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to sell it and at what price on marketplaces such as eBay. The Terapeak team has joined eBay’s B2C Selling and Seller Experience groups.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: Terapeak
Terapeak is a Toronto-based company that uses supply, demand and pricing data to help ecommerce sellers know what to sell, when to sell it and at what price on marketplaces such as eBay. They are the world’s leading provider of eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba analytics.
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announced 4/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, will acquire eBay India

synopsis: India’s largest online retailer Flipkart is acquiring eBay India, India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
buyer: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
Flipkart is India’s leading ecommerce marketplace offering more than 30 million products cross 70+ categories including Books, Media, Consumer Electronics and Lifestyle. Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, and a 30-day replacement policy. "
target parent: eBay
target: eBay India
eBay India is India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
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closed 11/9/2016 via Company Press Release

NEXEC Holding GmbH, acquired ViA-Online GmbH

synopsis: Nexec Holding GmbH, a company that manages portfolio companies with a focus in e-commerce, announced the acquisition of ViA-Online GmbH, a manufacturer of two of the market-leading software systems in e-commerce: Afterbuy for the multichannel trade and ViA-eBay for fast trading on eBay.
buyer: NEXEC Holding GmbH
NEXEC Holding Gmbh manages portfolio companies with a focus in e-commerce. The company is based in Düsseldorf, Germany. "
target parent: eBay
target: ViA-Online GmbH
ViA-Online GmbH is managed by its founders Alfons Denzler and Markus Walber. ViA-Online GmbH launched Afterbuy in 2002 and within a short period it became one of the leading suppliers of auction management software in Germany for professional trading on eBay and other online marketplaces.
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announced 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

eBay, will acquire Corrigon

synopsis: eBay, a global commerce leader, has signed an agreement to acquire Corrigon Ltd., a pioneer of visual search technologies. Corrigon helps identify objects within an image, matching both visual and textual elements to ensure that the image is recognized, correctly classified and best-matched to its corresponding product.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: Corrigon
Corrigon Ltd. is a pioneer of visual search technologies. Corrigon helps identify objects within an image, matching both visual and textual elements to ensure that the image is recognized, correctly classified and best-matched to its corresponding product.
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closed 7/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

StubHub, Inc, acquired Ticket Utils, Inc.

synopsis: eBay owned online ticketing site StubHub continues on its acquisition spree by buying Ticket Utils, a software company that helps large ticket sellers manage their inventories and online distribution.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub connects fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduces them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences. "
target: Ticket Utils, Inc.
Ticket Utils is a cloud-based commerce platform for ticket brokers designed to drive innovation, increase productivity and reduce costs. The Ticket Utils’ Point of Sale system includes everything a professional ticket broker requires to run their business efficiently.
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announced 7/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

eBay, will acquire SalesPredict

synopsis: Machine learning is all the rage, and eBay is buying its way in via an acquisition of a startup named SalesPredict. SalesPredict is a learning engine that uses order history to suggest new items customers might want to buy.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: SalesPredict
SalesPredict is a learning engine that uses order history to suggest new items customers might want to buy. It’s also well suited for marketing, helping businesses target only those who are most likely to buy a product or service.
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announced 5/24/2016 via BusinessWire

StubHub, Inc, will acquire Ticketbis S.L.

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced an agreement to acquire Ticketbis, an international ticket marketplace with a presence in 47 countries. Ticketbis will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub business, the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S. With this acquisition, StubHub will grow its presence across Latin America and Europe and expand into Asia Pacific.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: StubHub, Inc
StubHub connects fans with their favorite teams, shows and artists and introduces them to the ones they'll love next. As the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S., they enable fans to buy and sell tens of thousands of tickets, whenever they want, through their desktop and mobile experiences. "
target: Ticketbis S.L.
Ticketbis is an online platform for the sale and purchase of tickets to events worldwide. The online secondary ticketing market is one of the first to successfully export the American-born business model to the regions of Southern Europe, Latin America and Asia.
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eBay, will acquire Expertmaker AB

synopsis: eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, announced that it is acquiring Expertmaker, a Swedish company that specializes in analysis of big data with a machine-learning twist. Their platform enables rapid deployment of customized solutions, including prediction, optimization, and unparalleled personalization.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Expertmaker AB
Founded in 2006, Expertmaker offers intelligent solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Big Data analytics for forward thinking companies.
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closed 3/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Cargigi, Inc.

synopsis: eBay announced it has acquired Cargigi Inc., a provider of online advertising and marketing services for the auto industry. Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Cargigi, Inc.
Cargigi is the auto industry’s largest provider of advertising and marketing services on the Internet’s most popular free classified websites. Cargigi has acquired thousands of dealership clients nationally.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Zeta Interactive Corporation, acquired eBay Enterprise CRM

synopsis: Zeta Interactive, the big data and analytics company that helps leading brands acquire, retain and grow customers, announced it has acquired eBay Enterprise's CRM division, which includes businesses that are leaders in the data-driven marketing stack, an enterprise-grade ESP, a robust data management product and an automated attribution solution.
buyer parent: Investcorp
buyer: Zeta Interactive Corporation
Zeta Interactive is a big data and analytics company that helps leading brands acquire, grow and retain customers. They use Big Data, advanced analytics and machine learning to power marketing programs for hundreds of Middle Market and Fortune 500 brands. "
target parent: eBay
target: eBay Enterprise CRM
eBay Enterprise's CRM division, which is headquartered in Burlington, MA, includes businesses that are recognized as leaders in the key elements of the data-driven marketing stack, an enterprise-grade ESP, a robust data management product and an automated attribution solution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/22/2015 via BNC Analysis

eBay, acquired Twice

synopsis: Twice, an online marketplace for second-hand clothing, announced it has been acquired by eBay. Based in San Francisco, Twice was founded in 2012 with the concept of making e-commerce easier, by removing many hassles which infrequent or amateur sellers face while selling online.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Twice
Twice is an online marketplace for second-hand clothing. Twice, based in San Francisco, was founded in 2012 with the concept of making e-commerce easier, by removing many hassles which infrequent or amateur sellers face while selling online.
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closed 11/12/2015 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Xoom Corporation

synopsis: PayPal, Inc. announced is has acquired Xoom, a digital money transfer provider. Xoom is a leader in international remittances enabling customers in the United States to send money to, and pay bills for, family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phones, tablets or computers.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies. "
target: Xoom Corporation (XOOM:$177.06)
Xoom is a leading digital money transfer provider that enables consumers to send money, pay bills and send mobile reloads to family and friends around the world in a secure, fast and cost-effective way, using their mobile phone, tablet or computer.
price ($mm)[EV]
$975 [$788]
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
123.1x
announced 3/8/2015 via Reuters

PayPal, Inc., will acquire CyActive Security

synopsis: Online payments company PayPal, a unit of eBay, will buy Israeli cyber security company CyActive, Israeli media reported. CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: CyActive Security
CyActive is a predictive cyber security company, which places its clients ahead of potential cyber threats by predicting and preventing future attacks.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Paydiant

synopsis: PayPal plans to acquire Paydiant, a payments startup that licenses a technology platform used by big retail chains to create their own branded mobile wallet apps. Founded in 2010, Paydiant’s white-label platform is used by Subway and other retailers and banks to add payment, loyalty and digital-coupon capabilities to their own apps.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$21,454.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online, via a mobile device and in store. The service gives people simpler ways to send money without sharing financial information, and with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing."
target: Paydiant
Paydiant is the leading provider of a cloud-based, white-label mobile wallet, cardless ATM access, offer redemption and loyalty platform for retailers, banks and payment processors.
price ($mm)
$280
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

eBay Classifieds Group, acquired Vivanuncios

synopsis: eBay Classifieds Group has acquired Vivanuncios, a Spanish-language classifieds site in Mexico. Vivanuncios, founded in 2006, receives 15 million visits per month and had more than half a million published ads in the fourth quarter, 2014.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: eBay Classifieds Group
eBay Classifieds Group help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. eBay Classfieds Group helps make a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. "
target: Vivanuncios
Vivanuncios offers a free, simple and local classifieds platform enabling Mexican buyers and sellers to meet through its diverse set of categories. It is the largest classifieds website in Mexico according to comScore, and the indisputable leader in the Real Estate category.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/8/2014 via Company Press Release

Close5, acquired Rumgr, Inc.

synopsis: Rumgr has been acquired by eBay and will join Close5, a mobile app centered around local buying and selling. Users can find deals on home goods, fashion, and baby & kids items in their area. Rumgr is a location based marketplace. Users can easily take a picture, and have their item for sale to everyone around them.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: Close5
Close5 is a mobile app centered around local buying and selling. Users can find deals on home goods, fashion, and baby & kids items in their area. "
target: Rumgr, Inc.
Rumgr is a location based marketplace. Users can easily take a picture, and have their item for sale to everyone around them. There is no filling in annoying descriptions, titles, tags, not even a price. Users can have an item for sale within a minute after getting the app.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bonhams, acquired The Market

synopsis: Bonhams, a privately owned international auction house, has acquired The Market, an online auction for classic and collectible cars in the UK. The Market aims to make the buying and selling of classic and collector vehicles as transparent, secure and efficient as possible. They offer live and no reserve listings for classic cars for sale.
buyer: Bonhams
Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house. Bonhams is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers of fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewelry. The auction house holds more than 400 specialist sales a year in 60 different categories. "
target: The Market
The Market is an online auction for classic and collectible cars in the UK. The Market aims to make the buying and selling of classic and collector vehicles as transparent, secure and efficient as possible. They offer live and no reserve listings for classic cars for sale.
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announced 2/24/2021 via Bloomberg

The Chernin Group, will acquire Goldin Auctions

synopsis: The Chernin Group (TCG), a multi-stage investment firm dedicated to building consumer businesses, will acquire a majority stake in Goldin Auctions, a leading sports memorabilia auction house. Goldin Auctions offers a variety of sports memorabilia and collectibles through their online auctions and catalogs.
buyer: The Chernin Group
The Chernin Group (TCG) is a multi-stage investment firm dedicated to building consumer businesses. TCG focuses on majority and minority investments in growing consumer businesses. Their portfolio includes digital media, commerce, marketplaces, sports, gaming, consumer finance, and health brands. "
target: Goldin Auctions
Goldin Auctions is a leading sports memorabilia auction house. Goldin Auctions offers a variety of sports memorabilia and collectibles through their online auctions and catalogs. Their products include trading cards, autographs, ticket stubs, photos, sneakers, coins, jerseys and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

WeMall, will acquire Chilindo

synopsis: WeMall, a leading e-commerce platform in Thailand, will acquire Chilindo, an online auction site based in Hong Kong. Chilindo offers a wide variety of items that they put up for auction starting at only 1 Baht. Their products include apparel, electronics, toys, watches, furnishings, bicycles, and more.
buyer parent: Charoen Pokphand Group
buyer: WeMall
WeMall is a leading e-commerce platform in Thailand. WeMall offers a branded marketplace and retail destination for quality brands in electronic gadgets, smart phones, tablets, camera, home appliances, personal care, health and beauty products. "
target: Chilindo
Chilindo is an online auction site based in Hong Kong. Chilindo offers a wide variety of items that they put up for auction starting at only 1 Baht. They aim to make online shopping more fun and addictive. Their products include apparel, electronics, toys, watches, furnishings, bicycles, and more.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Brian Graves, acquired Everything but the House

synopsis: Everything but the House co-founder Brian Graves has regained control of the online auction company with a $3.5 million purchase of its assets and trade name. Everything But The House is a curated & authenticated marketplace to find & sell everything worth owning.
buyer: Brian Graves
Brian Graves is the founder of the estate auction site, Everything But the House. EBTH specializes in connecting interesting items collected from homes and consignment partners across the country to people seeking the uncommon. "
target: Everything but the House
Everything But The House is a curated & authenticated marketplace to find & sell everything worth owning. They specialize in connecting interesting items collected from homes and consignment partners across the country to people seeking the uncommon.
price ($mm)
$3.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
price ($mm)
$0.17*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pale Fire Capital, acquired Aukro.cz

synopsis: Pale Fire Capital, a Czech Republic company that focuses on venture capital investments primarily in genuine and Internet media ideas, has acquired Aukro, Czech Republic's largest online marketplace that focuses on public auctions, sales and purchases at a fixed price.
buyer: Pale Fire Capital
Headquartered in Czech Republic, Pale Fire Capital focuses on venture capital investments primarily in genuine and Internet media ideas. They are strategic investors that offer their experience and contacts. "
target: Aukro.cz
Aukro is Czech Republic's largest online marketplace. It focuses on public auctions, sales and purchases at a fixed price. Aukro is also open to professional sellers, where buyers can return or claim goods as in e-shop.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Copart, Inc., acquired Vincent Auto Solutions

synopsis: Copart, a global online vehicle auction company, announced the acquisition of Vincent Auto Solutions (VAS). VAS has been a leader in the remarketing of total-loss and fleet vehicles in the western Kentucky region for over a decade.
buyer: Copart, Inc. (CPRT:$1,873.69)
Copart is a global leader in online vehicle auctions. Their innovative technology and online auction platform links sellers to members in over 170 countries. The company offers services to process and sell salvage and clean title vehicles to dealers, dismantlers, rebuilders, exporters and end users."
target: Vincent Auto Solutions
For over a decade Vincent Auto Solutions has been a leader in the remarketing of total-loss, fleet and damaged vehicles through their proprietary online auction. Registered buyers gain access to their inventory of late-model salvage cars, trucks, ATVs, marine, farm and heavy equipment.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, acquired Trade Me Ltd

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners have completed the acquisition of 100 percent of Trade Me. Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Trade Me Ltd (NZSE:TME:$171.53)
Trade Me is the leading online marketplace and classified advertising platform in New Zealand, spanning auctions and fixed price sales for new and used goods, with automotive, real estate and employment businesses. It also has web businesses specialising in accommodation and dating.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,757 [$1,801]
rev ($mm)
$172
EBITDA ($mm)
$97
EV / rev
10.5x
EV / EBITDA
18.5x
closed 7/9/2018 via PR Web

StorageTreasures, LLC, acquired StorageStuff.Bid

synopsis: StorageTreasures, LLC, the storage industry’s leading online auction platform, announced it has acquired StorageStuff.Bid, a well-respected competing online storage auction site. StorageStuff.Bid has experience with self storage lien sales and use their knowledge to assist users and make the process easier.
buyer parent: OpenTech Alliance
buyer: StorageTreasures, LLC
StorageTreasures is a web based business that will revolutionize the way in which the contents of self storage units are marketed and publicly auctioned after the lessee has failed to pay rent. The site mediates between the operational systems and the public buyer who are interested in a unit. "
target: StorageStuff.Bid
StorageStuff.Bid is an online web portal that provides a place for users to list or buy storage units with an experienced staff. StorageStuff.Bid has experience with self storage lien sales and uses their knowledge to assist users and make the process easier.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/28/2018 via Company Press Release

EP SAS, acquired Kadran

synopsis: EP SAS, a start-up leader of PropTech in France, has acquired Kadran, the leading online real estate auction platform. Based in France, Kadran has established a name for itself in the real estate sector. They make it possible for professionals to stand out and for individuals to sell or buy houses with the help of professionals.
buyer: EP SAS
EP, a start-up leader of PropTech in France, offers the first Business & Services platform of the world of housing and building [home management] for professionals in the sector. EP decided to release, analyze and redistribute data to revolutionize the housing market. "
target: Kadran
Based in France, Kadran is the leading online real estate auction platform. Professionals can stand out by increasing their rate of exclusive mandates or by liquidating their stocks. Individuals can offer their property for sale by a licensed professional or register on the platform to buy housing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SouChe, acquired Cheyipai

synopsis: SouChe, a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China, has acquired Cheyipai, an online used car marketplace in China that allows people to bid on used cars in over 600 cities. Cheyipai provides inspection reports so buyers can view the exact conditions of the vehicle before they place their bid.
buyer: SouChe
SouChe is a Chinese car trading site that sells used cars from dealerships across China. In addition to selling used cars, the company also provides financing for customers to buy new vehicles for a year, which they can then purchase outright, trade in for a new model or hand back. "
target: Cheyipai
Cheyipai is an online used car marketplace in China that allows people to bid on used cars in over 600 cities. Cheyipai provides inspection reports so buyers can view the exact conditions of the vehicle before they place their bid. The company has evaluated and traded over 3 million used cars.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

ibid4storage.com will be merged with SelfStorageAuction.com,

synopsis: iBid4Storage.com, a global online self-storage auction company, is merging with SelfStorageAuction.com, one of America’s largest and fastest growing online self-storage auction companies. Based in Canada, iBid4Storage.com enables self-storage operators to list an unlimited number of units for auction each month.
buyer: SelfStorageAuction.com
SelfStorageAuction.com is a free website that makes it easy and convenient to find online or live on-site auctions at participating self-storage facilities in North America. It provides self-storage facilities and auction bidders a full range of services in one convenient location. "
target: ibid4storage.com
Based in Canada, iBid4Storage.com enables self-storage operators to list an unlimited number of units for auction each month. Sellers can include full descriptions of items as well as photographs and video. Registered bidders can search for sales in their area, review the unit and bid online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/17/2017 via Reuters

Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd., will acquire Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd., owner and operater the Zhejiang Daily, Qianjiang Evening News, and Zhejiang Online newspapers, plans to buy a 51 percent stake in Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd., a provider of online auction services for antiques, calligraphy, paintings and other fine works of art.
buyer: Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd. (SHSE:600633:$511.85)
Zhejiang Daily Digital Culture Group Co., Ltd. engages in the newspaper media business. It operates Zhejiang Daily, Qianjiang Evening News, and Zhejiang Online newspapers, as well as approximately 35 media and winger network platforms. The company was formerly known as Zhejiang Daily Media Group. "
target: Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd.
Zhejiang Art Media Auction Co., Ltd. provides online auction services of antiques, calligraphy, paintings and other fine works of art. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Zhejiang Province, China.
price ($mm)
$5.39*
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/4/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eclipx Group, will acquire Grays eCommerce Group

synopsis: Eclipx Group, an established leader in vehicle fleet leasing, fleet management and diversified financial services in Australia and New Zealand, has agreed to acquire Grays eCommerce Group, Australia’s largest eCommerce group. Grays operates graysonline.com, an auctioneer Website that offer products in various categories.
buyer: Eclipx Group
Eclipx Group is a leader in vehicle fleet leasing, fleet management and diversified financial services. The Group helps consumers and businesses access the funds they need to operate through fleet leasing, vehicle sales, commercial equipment finance and consumer motor vehicle finance solutions. "
target: Grays eCommerce Group (ASX:GEG:$101.88)
Grays eCommerce Group is Australia’s largest eCommerce group. By leveraging existing operations, sourcing capabilities, and eCommerce experience Grays eCommerce Group is well positioned to be the leading online international auctioneer and Australasian retail destination.
price ($mm)[EV]
$132 [$134]
rev ($mm)
$103
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
13.4x
announced 4/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, will acquire eBay India

synopsis: India’s largest online retailer Flipkart is acquiring eBay India, India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
buyer: Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd
Flipkart is India’s leading ecommerce marketplace offering more than 30 million products cross 70+ categories including Books, Media, Consumer Electronics and Lifestyle. Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, and a 30-day replacement policy. "
target parent: eBay
target: eBay India
eBay India is India's leading online marketplace. It is a unique and exciting marketplace with the largest person-to-person trading community in the country.
price ($mm)
$225
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Car Liquidation, acquired Public Auction Finder

synopsis: Public Auction Finder gladly announces that they are now under a new ownership. The new ownership made it possible for Public Auction Finder to partner with the two largest auto sales and auction groups in the nation: Car Liquidation and RepoKar. Public Auction Finder engages in developing and operating an online auction site.
buyer: Car Liquidation
Car Liquidation was created to help car sellers increase their ranking throughout the automotive market. Car Liquidation is an online site where sellers and auctioneers list their cars. They are one of the largest auto sales and auction groups in the nation. "
target: Public Auction Finder
Public Auction Finder engages in developing and operating an online auction site. It is a wide platform where auctioneers grow their businesses online. At the same time, bidders looking for automobile, jewelry, home, or other auctions anywhere in the country will find amazing deals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mercari, acquired Zawatt Inc.

synopsis: Japanese C2C (consumer-to-consumer) marketplace app producer Mercari announced that it will acquire Zawatt, a startup that develops and manages social media applications. It develops Smaoku, which sells second-hand branded goods online. Both companies are based in Tokyo, Japan.
buyer: Mercari
Mercari, Ltd. operates an online resale marketplace platform, which allows users to sell their goods to the seekers, through a customer-to-customer (C2C) channel. Mercari's app is a 'Craigslist/eBay for mobile'. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Zawatt Inc.
Zawatt is a startup that develops and manages social media applications. It develops Smaoku, which sells second-hand branded goods online. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

ABN AMRO Holding N.V., Vortex Capital Partners, acquired Cars On The Web

synopsis: Vortex Capital Partners and Dutch ABN Amro Participaties, the investment branch of ABN AMRO Bank, have acquired a majority stake in the European used-car auction site CarsOnTheWeb for an undisclosed amount. The company currently sells 40,000 used cars a year and intends to use the funds raised to expand that to 100,000 annually.
buyer: ABN AMRO Holding N.V.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners is an active venture capital firm investing in technology(-enabled) companies in the Benelux. ABN AMRO provides a broad range of financial services through its businesses Retail & Private Banking and Commercial & Merchant Banking. "
target: Cars On The Web
Based in Tienen, Belgium, CarsOnTheWeb.com is an online auction website. They offer new and used vehicles, including passenger cars, delivery vans and light trucks to car traders and dealers in Europe and beyond.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/14/2016 via Financial Times

Cinven, Mid Europa Partners LLP, Permira, will acquire Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.

synopsis: Funds advised by Cinven Limited, Permira Advisers Ltd. and Mid Europa Partners LLP agreed to acquire Allegro Group, an online auction website based in Poznań, from Naspers Limited, the South African media group.
buyer: Cinven
buyer: Permira
buyer: Mid Europa Partners LLP
Cinven Limited is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. Permira Advisors Ltd is a global investment firm. Mid Europa Partners is an independent private equity investment firm focused on Central and Eastern Europe. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: Allegro Group Sp. Ltd.
Allegro is an online auction website based in Poznań and was formed in 1999. Immensely popular in Poland, Allegro is ranked 194th among the world's most used online websites by Alexa Internet compared to eBay UK at 92nd and eBay Germany at 77th as of Dec 2014.
price ($mm)
$3,253
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2016 via New York Times

Paddle8 will be merged with Auctionata,

synopsis: Auctionata and Paddle8 are expected to announce that they will merge, seeking to create a bigger specialist in selling art online with a broader international reach. Over the last five years, Paddle8 has sought to shake up the world of online art auctions. In Europe, Auctionata has tried to do the same in its own way.
buyer: Auctionata
Auctionata brings the world of unique works of art, antiques and luxury collectibles to the internet. As the inventor of the livestream auction, Auctionata broadcasts auctions in real-time and provides an online auction room that is accessible to bidders worldwide via desktop and mobile devices. "
target: Paddle8
Founded in 2011, Paddle8 is an online art auctioneer. It is the largest online auction platform in the United States and has a strong brand recognition as a marketplace for art and luxury collectibles. Paddle8's clients are connected to the most covetable objects sourced from a worldwide network.
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rev ($mm)
$109.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.02
EBIT ($mm)
$24.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A060240
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc. is an Android game developer that has been active since 2015. The current app portfolio contains 4 games. Longtu Korea is known for its popular mobile MMORPG Sword and Magic.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
77
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: DB:2FA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fundamental Applications Corp.
Fundamental Applications Corp. was founded in 2014 to launch innovative mobile applications targeted at millennials. Millennials are described as a demographic born between 1980 and 2000 into a digital world with significant discretionary income.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: GLUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$540.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.52
EBIT ($mm)
$20.52
Net Income ($mm)
$20.45
Employees
715
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Ticker: SZSE:30005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.47
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$8.17
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:FRZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc. is a leading creator of mobile social games that are fun and engaging for all ages. Players can download and enjoy their games for free, or they can purchase virtual items and additional features within the game to increase the fun factor.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream is a technology company focused on developing apps and digital platforms that disrupt conventional industries. ClickStream's WinQuik is a free-to-play synchronized mobile app and digital gaming platform that allows users to compete in quiz type games to win real money and prizes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263750
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss is the Korean studio behind the hit PC MMORPG Black Desert Online, which was named MMORPG of the Year in 2016. Since the company's founding in 2010, it has successfully launched its game in South Korea, Japan, Russia, North/South America, Europe, Taiwan, and 100 other countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$434.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.14
EBIT ($mm)
$139.64
Net Income ($mm)
$89.72
Employees
953
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Ticker: WSE:MGS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Macro Games S.A.
Macro Games S.A.
Macro Games S.A. is a Polish company that operates CSCenter.pl and MyCraft.pl, gaming websites that provide the latest news, videos and live streams for the games Counter-Strike and Minecraft. The company produces games as well, mainly in the MMORPG genre using a free-to-play business model.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.25
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
$0.06
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: SOHU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$852.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.66
EBIT ($mm)
$281.81
Net Income ($mm)
$162.74
Employees
8035
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Ticker: EBAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eBay
eBay
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$10,761.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,070.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,404.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,680.00
Employees
13300
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Ticker: MELI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MercadoLibre
MercadoLibre
MercadoLibre is Latin America’s leading e-commerce technology company. Through MercadoLibre.com and MercadoPago.com, it provides solutions to individuals and companies buying, selling, advertising, and paying for goods online.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,296.31
EBITDA ($mm)
($79.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($153.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9703
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Ticker: TSE:3964
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aucnet, Inc.
Aucnet, Inc.
Based in Japan, Aucnet Inc. provides information distribution services for auctions. The company engages in the IT auction and distribution of used cars, motorcycles, cut flowers, digital equipment, medical equipment, as well as brand items and used PCs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$174.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.60
EBIT ($mm)
$28.07
Net Income ($mm)
$15.05
Employees
590
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Ticker: DB:ART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
artnet
artnet
artnet is the leading online resource for the international art market and the premier destination to buy, sell and research art online. Founded in 1989, artnet is the original art market disruptor.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.02
Employees
113
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
uBid.com Holdings, Inc.
uBid.com Holdings, Inc.
uBid.com is an online auction style and fixed-price shopping website that offers both goods sold directly by the company and items sold by pre-approved third party uBid-certified merchants.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: NTES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc.
NetEase, Inc. is a leading internet technology company in China. Dedicated to providing online services centered around content, community, communication and commerce, NetEase develops some of China’s most popular PC-client and mobile games, e-commerce businesses, advertising and e-mail services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$10,750.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,998.42
EBIT ($mm)
$1,637.88
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.77
Employees
23687
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Ticker: LSE:OCDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail
Ocado Retail is one of the largest online grocery retailers in the UK. Ocado Retail operates Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online supermarket; and Ocado Zoom, a one-hour grocery delivery service. Ocado offers over 40,000 products to choose from, including yogurt, cheese, fruit, meat and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,670.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.98
EBIT ($mm)
$3.27
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15152
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Ticker: GRPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc.
Groupon is a global leader of local commerce and the place to start to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,503.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
$70.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.11
Employees
6576
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Ticker: DB:DHER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero
Delivery Hero is the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace. Present in more than 40 countries, their online marketplaces, which may be accessed over multiple channels, including mobile, provide a personalized and simple way of ordering food from a selection of restaurants.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,972.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($918.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($1,013.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
27071
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Ticker: NYSE:SE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sea Ltd
Sea Ltd
Sea Limited is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. They operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,681.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($867.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($980.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
22600
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Ticker: GRUB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GrubHub, Inc.
GrubHub, Inc.
Grubhub is a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace with the largest and most comprehensive network of restaurant partners. Grubhub features over 300,000 restaurants and is proud to partner with more than 200,000 of these restaurants in over 4,000 U.S. cities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,351.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.40
EBIT ($mm)
($42.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2714
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Ticker: DB:HFG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HelloFresh
HelloFresh
As the world's leading meal kit provider, HelloFresh supplies everything subscribers need to prepare delicious home-cooked meals that require no planning, no shopping and no hassle. Every ingredient needed for their thousands of exclusive recipes is carefully planned and delivered to users' doors.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,245.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($79.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2715
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Ticker: CVNA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carvana
Simply put, Carvana is a better way to buy a car. People can browse, finance, and purchase a car online and have it delivered to them as soon as the next day.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$858.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($143.74)
EBIT ($mm)
($155.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1864
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Ticker: TSE:3092
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., Ltd.
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$723.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$271.80
EBIT ($mm)
$256.81
Net Income ($mm)
$166.68
Employees
800
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Ticker: TREE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree, Inc. operates the nation's leading online loan marketplace and provides consumers with an array of online tools and information to help them find the best loans for their needs.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$723.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.76
EBIT ($mm)
$71.88
Net Income ($mm)
$92.07
Employees
523
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