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closed 2/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired European Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the trade show and related assets of the European Semantic Technology Conference (“ESTC”) from Semantic Technology Institute International of Vienna, Austria. ESTC is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe.
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 parent: Semantic Technology Institute International
target: European Semantic Technology Conference
The European Semantic Technology Conference is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe. The conference is held in Vienna, Austria.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PR Newswire

IBT Media, acquired Structure LLC

synopsis: IBT Media, the global digital media company, announced the acquisition of Structure, the successful technology sector-focused events business. Structure holds a four-part conference series focused on specific verticals within technology: Cloud, Data, Security and the Internet of Things.
buyer: IBT Media
IBT Media is a fast-growing digital media company headquartered in New York City. IBT Media owns and operates a total of 14 digital properties including the International Business Times, Design & Trend, Fashion Times, iDigital Times, Latin Times, Medical Daily & the iconic Newsweek brand. "
target: Structure LLC
Founded in 2015, Structure is a four-part conference series focused on specific verticals within technology: Cloud, Data, Security and the Internet of Things. Structure produces integrated technology conferences focused on emerging technology trends, business and innovation.
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closed 9/20/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the assets of the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) and the SemanticUniverse.com blog from Wilshire Conferences. SemTech is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. "
target parent: Wilshire Conferences, Inc.
target: Semantic Technology Conference
SemTech ("Semantic Technology Conference ") is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data. SemanticUniverse is a blog and e-mail newsletter providing news and articles about the application of semantic technologies.
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closed 12/12/2012 via PR Newswire

Reed MIDEM, acquired LeWeb

synopsis: Reed MIDEM, a leading organiser of international tradeshows and conferences, announced the acquisition of LeWeb, Europe's top internet conference and networking events. The acquisition enables LeWeb to reinforce its development and further strengthens Reed MIDEM's interests in digital innovation and entrepreneurship.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier
buyer: Reed MIDEM
Reed MIDEM is an organizer of professional, international tradeshows and conferences. The company hosts MIPTV, MIPDOC, MIPCOM, and MIPJUNIOR for the television and digital content industries, MIDEM for music professionals, MIPIM, MIPIM Asia and MAPIC for the property and retail real estate sectors. "
target: LeWeb
Launched in Paris in 2004 by Loic and Geraldine Le Meur, LeWeb brings together the key players in the international internet ecosystem including entrepreneurs and visionaries, investors and venture capitalists, technology businesses, large companies, digital marketers and journalists.
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closed 8/2/2011 via BusinessWire

Wellesley Information Services, acquired Carson Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Wellesley Information Services announced the acquisition of Carson Systems Ltd, a UK-based producer of industry-leading events for Web developers, designers, and entrepreneurs. Carson Systems’ events include the well-known Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Wellesley Information Services
Wellesley Information Services (WIS) is the premier independent provider of SAP and IBM training and education. WIS products feature award-winning content that is relevant, practical, and unique, and is consumed by business and IT professionals all over the world and in every industry. "
target: Carson Systems Ltd.
Carson Systems Ltd produces world-class events for web professionals and entrepreneurs. Its Future of Web Applications (FOWA), Future of Web Design (FOWD), and Future of Mobility (FOM) series of events are annual gatherings of thought leaders, cutting-edge technologists, and investors.
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closed 5/10/2017 via BusinessWire

Techmagnate, acquired BlogX

synopsis: Techmagnate, India’s leading Digital Marketing Agency acquired BlogX, India’s largest blog conference where bloggers and content managers connect. The first BlogX event took place in July 2016 in New Delhi, and since then the platform has gained heights in terms of popularity.
buyer: Techmagnate
Techmagnate is a full-fledged Digital Marketing agency that specializes in SEO, PPC, Content Marketing, Social Media and Website Designing, etc. After over a decade of working with brands such as Airtel, Bajaj, LG, Honda, etc., the company stands among the top digital marketing agencies in India. "
target: BlogX
BlogX is India’s leading blog conference where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community. The blogger’s meet emphasizes on content, relationship and brand building.
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closed 3/5/2012 via PR Newswire

BlogWorld & New Media Expo, acquired Travel Blog Exchange

synopsis: The world's largest new media conference and tradeshow, BlogWorld & New Media Expo, announced its acquisition of TBEX, (Travel Blog Exchange), the world's largest travel blogging conference. TBEX '12 presented by BlogWorld will take place at the Keystone Resort & Convention Center in Keystone, Colorado, June 15-17.
buyer: BlogWorld & New Media Expo
BlogWorld & New Media Expo is the first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference, and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of new media including: Blogging, Podcasting, Social Media, Online Video, Music, TV, Radio, Gaming, Entertainment and Communities. "
target: Travel Blog Exchange
The Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) conference has grown into the most popular annual gathering of bloggers, writers and new media content creators in the travel and lifestyle sphere today, attracting some of the world's best-known brands, as well as various tourism bureaus as sponsors.
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closed 3/31/2010 via Company Press Release

Intema Solutions, acquired Les productions Eventia, Inc.

synopsis: Intema Solutions has acquired Group Eventia, Producer of WEBCOM Montreal Conference and Recruits Its President, Michel Chioini, to Head Intema's New Venture, an Interactive Agency
buyer: Intema Solutions (TSXV:ITM:$0.09)
Intema provides a wide range of software products and services to optimize marketing activities including helpdesk software, videoconferencing software, online visibility, behavioral email campaigns and a set of interacting applications to simplify and facilitate marketing and maximize results. "
target: Les productions Eventia, Inc.
Eventia is the producer of the WEBCOM event (www.webcom-montreal.com) the most important international Web dedicated conference in Canada.
price ($mm)
$0.30
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$0
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Web

Adweek, Inc., acquired Social Media Week

synopsis: Adweek, the leading source of news and insights covering marketing, media and technology, has acquired Social Media Week (SMW), a premiere conference and industry news platform for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW shares the best ideas and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Adweek, Inc.
Adweek is the leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem. Adweek’s award-winning coverage reaches an engaged audience of more than 6 million professionals across platforms including print, digital, events, podcasts, newsletters, social media and mobile apps. "
target: Social Media Week
Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premiere conferences and industry news platforms for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
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closed 11/7/2013 via PR Web

FC Business Intelligence Ltd., acquired Open Mobile Media Ltd.

synopsis: FC Business Intelligence (FCBI), a London-based conference and business intelligence company, has acquired Open Mobile Media, organizer of The Open Mobile Summit (OMS) in San Francisco and London, two of the most influential events in the international mobile industry calendar.
buyer: FC Business Intelligence Ltd.
FC Business Intelligence (FCBI) helps leading corporations define future strategy and direction, develop growth opportunities and solve problems facing their sectors. The company was founded in 1990, and is based in London, UK. "
target: Open Mobile Media Ltd.
The Open Mobile Summit the industry's number one conference and annual meeting-place. The show offers an incomparable opportunity to network and share knowledge with the pioneers and decision-makers in the mobile, Internet, media, electronics and commerce industries.
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closed 5/27/2020 via Company Press Release

ON-X Groupe, acquired Chain Accelerator

synopsis: ON-X Groupe, an independent French consulting group specializing in advisory and digital integration, has acquired Chain Accelerator, the biggest blockchain accelerator in Europe. Chain Accelerator's full suite of tailor-made services and solutions include consulting, events, on-site training courses, and business development & marketing.
buyer: ON-X Groupe
ON-X Groupe is an independent French consulting group specializing in advisory and digital integration. The firm’s activity is organized in several complementary areas of expertise: Digital Security, Infrastructure and Information Systems, Cloud, Digital Territories and xR (eXtended Reality). "
target: Chain Accelerator
Chain Accelerator is the biggest blockchain accelerator in Europe. Chain Accelerator works across all blockchain verticals and provides a full suite of tailor-made services and solutions, including consulting, events, on-site training courses, and business development & marketing.
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closed 7/3/2020 via PR Web

ModalityIQ, acquired MLconf

synopsis: ModalityIQ, a community-based knowledge sharing and learning platform, has acquired The Machine Learning Conference (“MLconf”), a leader in serving the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence community. MLconf gathers the machine learning community to coalesce and share lessons learned through a series of 20+ conferences.
buyer: ModalityIQ
ModalityIQ is a community-based knowledge sharing and learning platform founded to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and know-how across the advanced and emerging technology landscape by providing an environment for exchanging ideas and inspiring open dialogue to advance technological capabilities"
target: MLconf
MLconf is a single-day, single-track machine learning conference event designed to gather the community to discuss the recent research and application of Algorithms, Tools, and Platforms to solve the hard problems that exist within organizing and analyzing massive and noisy data sets.
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closed 12/5/2019 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired Robotics Division

synopsis: WTWH Media has announced the acquisition of the robotics division of EH Media. The acquired assets include Robotics Business Review, a world class website focused on the global robotics and intelligent systems sector, and the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, a leading annual robotics B2B conference which first ran in 2004.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the electronics, design engineering, hospitality, life sciences, renewable energy, retail and robotics markets with more than 45+ web sites, 12 events, 7 print publications and custom digital marketing services. "
target parent: EH Media
target: Robotics Division
The Robotics Division include Robotics Business Review, a world class website focused on the global robotics and intelligent systems sector, and the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition, a leading annual robotics business-to-business conference which first ran in 2004.
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closed 12/12/2018 via Company Press Release

LINE Plus Corporation, acquired GrayHash

synopsis: LINE Plus Corporation, a subsidiary of LINE Corporation, has acquired GrayHash, an offensive research-oriented corporation and has the philosophy of knowing the attack technology to defend it. GrayHash has a history of experience in the field of security, running international hacking contests, and international conferences.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: LINE Plus Corporation
LINE Plus Corporation was established in 2013 in Korea to expand LINE's global market. In order to meet more users from all over the world, global work is being carried out in the areas of technology, design, marketing / sales, public relations, and alliances. "
target: GrayHash
Based in South Korea, GrayHash is an offensive research-oriented corporation and has the philosophy of knowing the attack technology to defend it. GrayHash has a history of experience in the field of security, running international hacking contests, and international conferences.
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closed 6/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Dynamic Communities, acquired eXtreme LLC

synopsis: Dynamic Communities, administrators of the independent user groups for Microsoft Dynamics® 365, Dynamics NAV, Power BI and others, announced that it has acquired eXtreme LLC, an organization dedicated to the success of Microsoft partners and host of the eXtreme365 events.
buyer: Dynamic Communities
Dynamic Communities are administrators of the independent user groups for Microsoft Dynamics® 365, Dynamics NAV, Power BI and others. Dynamic Communities creates technology-centric communities to exchange ideas on how to best maximize industry knowledge. "
target: eXtreme LLC
eXtreme LLC is an organization dedicated to the success of Microsoft partners and host of the eXtreme365 events. eXtreme, LLC focuses on improving partner best practices and readiness and has been hosting global events for the Microsoft Business Applications partner community.
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closed 12/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Comexposium SA, acquired Finaki SA

synopsis: Comexposium, one of the world leaders in event management, has acquired Finaki, a group that organizes landmark B2B events in Europe, bringing together IT managers, their partners and IT experts. Finaki is also the co-founder and platform provider for the European CIO Association.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
buyer: Comexposium SA
Comexposium, one of the European leaders in the organization of trade fairs and shows, is involved in 176 BtoC and BtoB events, covering 11 sectors of activity. Every year it plays host to 45,000 exhibitors. "
target: Finaki SA
Finaki is a pioneer and leader in high level information society focused events and conferences in Europe. Their events are prepared in close partnership with professional associations. Finaki is also the co-founder and platform provider for the European CIO Association.
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announced 11/19/2008 via

TechTarget, will acquire The Brian Madden Company

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Brian Madden Company, the leading independent, website and conference to address the needs of IT decision makers on the topics of desktop virtualization, terminal services, and application virtualization.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: The Brian Madden Company
The Brian Madden Commpany is a small independent industry analyst company. The company covers the "application delivery" segment of the IT industry, including Citrix, Terminal Server, thin client / server-based computing, and streaming markets.
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closed 10/12/2004 via BusinessWire

IDG World Expo Corporation, acquired LinuxWorld Conference & Expo

synopsis: IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for technology markets, announced it has acquired LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R) UK, formerly Linux Expo, from XPO Events, Ltd.
buyer parent: International Data Group
buyer: IDG World Expo Corporation
IDG World Expo produces technology-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its experience and knowledge of techn "
target parent: XPO Events, Ltd.
target: LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R) is the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and open source solutions. As the world's most comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services, LinuxWorld provides business decision-makers with information and resources to implement Linux and open s
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CEB Global, acquired Evanta

synopsis: CEB, a best practice insight and technology company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Evanta Ventures and an affiliated business. Evanta fosters collaboration and the exchange of best practices between IT & Security, Human Resources and Finance leaders through annual events, online and offline learning platforms.
buyer: CEB Global (CEB:$938.58)
CEB is a best practice insight and technology company. In partnership with leading organizations around the globe, CEB develop innovative solutions to drive corporate performance. CEB equips leaders at more than 10,000 companies with the intelligence to manage talent, customers and operations. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Evanta
Evanta fosters collaboration and the exchange of best practices between Information Technology & Security, Human Resources and Finance leaders through nearly 200 annual events, online and offline learning platforms and subscription information offerings.
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closed 10/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Evanta

synopsis: dmg events has sold Evanta, a leadership and conferences business, to Leeds Equity Partners for approximately £58m. Evanta Inc. operates leadership networks for executives to gather privately and share insights, practices, and philosophies. The company operates CIO, human resource, CFO, CISO, and healthcare communities and conferences.
buyer: Leeds Equity Partners
Leeds Equity Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in the education, training and information and business services industries (the "Knowledge Industries"). The Firm was founded in 1993 by Jeffrey T. Leeds and Robert A. Bernstein and is based in New York. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Evanta
Evanta operates leadership networks for executives to gather privately and share insights, practices, and philosophies. The company operates CIO, human resource, CFO, CISO, and healthcare communities and conferences.
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closed 2/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired European Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the trade show and related assets of the European Semantic Technology Conference (“ESTC”) from Semantic Technology Institute International of Vienna, Austria. ESTC is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe.
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 parent: Semantic Technology Institute International
target: European Semantic Technology Conference
The European Semantic Technology Conference is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe. The conference is held in Vienna, Austria.
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closed 7/18/2016 via PR Newswire

Beringer Capital, acquired Adweek, Inc.

synopsis: Beringer Capital, a leading private equity firm focused on digital media and marketing services, announced its acquisition of Adweek, the premier resource for news and insight in media, marketing, and advertising. The acquisition from Mediabistro Holdings also includes the nine industry blogs in the Adweek Blog Network.
buyer: Beringer Capital
Beringer Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in the digital media and marketing services sectors. Beringer Capital partners with founders and management teams to build significant businesses through a combination of organic growth & add-on acquisitions. "
target parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
target: Adweek, Inc.
Adweek is the leading source of news for marketing, media and advertising professionals. It delivers insightful, forward-thinking content across various platforms, including a weekly print magazine, an iPad app, daily newsletters, social media, original videos, events and awards.
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closed 8/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Prometheus Global Media, acquired Mediabistro

synopsis: Prometheus Global Media LLC, a collection of trade publications and events backed by a unit of Guggenheim Partners, has completed its acquisition of Mediabistro from the Mecklermedia Corp. Terms of the deal for Mediabistro, known for its website featuring job listings for journalists for other media professionals, weren't provided.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music; Film; and Advertising & Marketing. Its assets include Billboard and its related conference events, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, Mediaweek, and more. "
target parent: Mecklermedia Corporation
target: Mediabistro (MBIS:$13.13)
Mediabistro is the leading provider of jobs, news, education, events, and research for the media industry. Their mission is to help media professionals succeed and grow in their careers as we provide them with opportunities to acquire new positions, knowledge, skills, and connections.
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closed 3/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired SemanticOverflow.com

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it has acquired the assets of the website SemanticOverflow.com from Andrew Matthews of Melbourne, Australia, the site's founder. SemanticOverflow.com is a community-moderated site that allows people to help one another with questions regarding Semantic Web technologies and techniques.
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: SemanticOverflow.com
SemanticOverflow.com is a unique property which allows people to help one another with questions about Semantic Web technologies and techniques. The site is a blend of a Q&A forum and a recommendation site. Users can ask, tag, and answer questions.
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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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closed 2/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired Twittercism

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the assets of the Twittercism.com blog from Shea Bennett. Twittercism.com provides Twitter users with tips, tricks, tweaks, tools and tutorials, as well as news, articles, opinions and rumours.
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: Twittercism
Twittercism.com is a blog source for Twitter tips, tricks, tweaks, tools and tutorials, as well as news, articles, opinion and rumours. All the articles and content on the site is written and edited by the founder, Shéa Bennett.
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closed 2/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired European Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: Mediabistro.com, a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., has announced that it has acquired the trade show and related assets of the European Semantic Technology Conference (“ESTC”) from Semantic Technology Institute International of Vienna, Austria. ESTC is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe.
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 parent: Semantic Technology Institute International
target: European Semantic Technology Conference
The European Semantic Technology Conference is the biggest industry trade show focusing on Semantic Technology in Europe. The conference is held in Vienna, Austria.
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closed 11/17/2010 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired TVSpy.com

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired the website TVSpy.com from Vault, Inc. TVSpy will become part of the Mediabistro blog network. TVSpy is the insider resource for TV industry professionals.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: TVSpy.com
TVSpy connects television professionals with each other and with professionals in related media industries, as well as with unique inside information to give them an edge as they build their careers and businesses in video media.
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: 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. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Web

Adweek, Inc., acquired Social Media Week

synopsis: Adweek, the leading source of news and insights covering marketing, media and technology, has acquired Social Media Week (SMW), a premiere conference and industry news platform for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW shares the best ideas and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Adweek, Inc.
Adweek is the leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem. Adweek’s award-winning coverage reaches an engaged audience of more than 6 million professionals across platforms including print, digital, events, podcasts, newsletters, social media and mobile apps. "
target: Social Media Week
Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premiere conferences and industry news platforms for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
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closed 8/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Prometheus Global Media, acquired Mediabistro

synopsis: Prometheus Global Media LLC, a collection of trade publications and events backed by a unit of Guggenheim Partners, has completed its acquisition of Mediabistro from the Mecklermedia Corp. Terms of the deal for Mediabistro, known for its website featuring job listings for journalists for other media professionals, weren't provided.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music; Film; and Advertising & Marketing. Its assets include Billboard and its related conference events, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, Mediaweek, and more. "
target parent: Mecklermedia Corporation
target: Mediabistro (MBIS:$13.13)
Mediabistro is the leading provider of jobs, news, education, events, and research for the media industry. Their mission is to help media professionals succeed and grow in their careers as we provide them with opportunities to acquire new positions, knowledge, skills, and connections.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: 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. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Shiftgig, acquired BookedOut

synopsis: Mobile on-demand job marketplace Shiftgig announced that it has acquired BookedOut, a logistics platform for experiential marketing. BookedOut is a powerful cloud & mobile logistics platform that seamlessly connects experiential advertising agencies with the growing on-demand talent community and manages those engagements to campaign completion.
buyer: Shiftgig
Shiftgig is an online marketplace that connects workers with jobs. Shiftgig collects client requirements, worker skills, and real-time shift data to provide smarter and timely matches. "
target: BookedOut
BookedOut is a powerful cloud & mobile logistics platform that seamlessly connects experiential advertising agencies with the growing on-demand talent community and manages those engagements to campaign completion.
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announced 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

TANDBERG, will acquire Zetools, Inc.

synopsis: TANDBERG Television has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Zetools Inc., a Los Angeles-based developer of software that enables the delivery of next-generation digital video services over the Internet. In the past five years, Zetools has built a customer base of leading media companies, including AOL, NBC Universal and MTV Networks.
buyer: TANDBERG (TADBF:$0.00)
TANDBERG is the market share leader and the fastest growing company in the video conferencing industry. TANDBERG hold the highest market share for video infrastructure products as well as video endpoints, whether measured in terms of revenue or unit volume. "
target: Zetools, Inc.
Zetools develops software for creating, managing, delivering and accessing rich media content. From production through publishing, our products and services provide integrated solutions for enterprise-wide applications across a spectrum of industries.
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closed 10/6/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired 10,000 Words

synopsis: WebMediaBrands, Inc. announced the acquisition of the blog 10000Words.net and related assets from Mark S. Luckie. Mr. Luckie, National Innovations Editor for The Washington Post, is based in Washington, D.C.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online business includes mediabistro.com, a leading blog network. "
target: 10,000 Words
10,000 Words was created as a resource for journalists and web and technology enthusiasts to learn the tools that are shaping digital journalism. The site offers examples, resources, and tutorials of both new and established technologies used to enhance journalism.
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closed 6/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Art19

synopsis: Amazon Music is acquiring Art19, an independently owned podcast company that sits at the intersection of publishers and advertisers to provide cutting-edge tools for on-demand hosting, ad serving, audience targeting and measurement. The company powers hundreds of millions of podcast downloads every month.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Art19
Launched in 2015, ART19 is an independently owned podcast company that sits at the intersection of publishers and advertisers to provide cutting-edge tools for on-demand hosting, ad serving, audience targeting and measurement. The company powers hundreds of millions of podcast downloads every month.
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closed 9/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Search Consultancy, acquired Henderson Scott

synopsis: Search Consultancy has announced the acquisition of Henderson Scott, a specialist provider of executive search and recruitment solutions in technology. Henderson Scott has built a reputation for their market leading and cost effective solutions, utilising cutting edge resourcing techniques and extensive professional networks.
buyer parent: H2 Equity Partners
buyer: Search Consultancy
Search Consultancy has been delivering recruitment solutions since 1987, and has grown to become one of the leading recruitment consultancies in the UK. "
target: Henderson Scott
Henderson Scott is a specialist provider of executive search and recruitment solutions in technology. Henderson Scott has built a reputation for their market leading and cost effective solutions, utilising cutting edge resourcing techniques and extensive professional networks.
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closed 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Graduateland, acquired Tyba Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: Tyba, the Madrid based platform for startup and technology company recruitment was acquired by Graduateland. The company is the largest career network for students and graduates. They had become the preferred destination for startups and tech companies, both large and small, to post job vacancies.
buyer: Graduateland
Graduateland is Europe's largest career network for students and graduates. Graduateland offers a much-needed service of international career opportunities and, working together with key universities the network, acts as a one-stop-shop for university talent. "
target: Tyba Solutions Ltd.
Tyba has reimagined the way companies recruit junior talent. Tyba is an online platform that gives large, medium and small-sized businesses access to its junior talent database using cloud-based recruiting tools.
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closed 2/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hired, acquired breaz SAS

synopsis: Breaz.io, French leader in marketplaces dedicated to recruiting IT businesses, has been acquired by the US-based Hired.com. Hired is a marketplace that matched the best people and companies in a way that is fast, efficient and candidate centric.
buyer: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matched the best people and companies in a way that is fast, efficient and candidate centric. Users on the Hired platform receive objective guidance throughout the interview process from a dedicated Talent Advocate. "
target: breaz SAS
Breaz is a marketplace that connects the best talent to the best companies in the tech industry.
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closed 9/16/2015 via Company Press Release

BreakIt, acquired The Startup Space AB

synopsis: The Startup Space, a news website about Swedish start up companies, has been acquired by BreakIt, an online news portal in Sweden. Anders, James, Einar and Pär will leave The Startup Space and continue to work on their other companies they’ve since gone on to start.
buyer: BreakIt
BreakIt is an online news platform based in Älvsjö, Sweden. "
target: The Startup Space AB
Swedish Startup Space was born on February 1st, 2013 as a very basic meeting place where people could browse jobs, events and office spaces. It is now a news service too, reaching tens of thousands of readers every week who want to learn about Swedish start ups.
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closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Affinity Labs

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a strategic acquisition that will increase its presence in several professional and vocational online communities. Monster has acquired Affinity Labs Inc., a development stage company that operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people interested in certain dedicated occupations.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Affinity Labs
Founded in 2006, Affinity Labs operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people entering, advancing and networking in today’s fast-growing career fields. The company is backed by The Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures.
price ($mm)
$62
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closed 8/6/2007 via PR Newswire

Beyond.com, acquired Tech Careers

synopsis: Beyond.com has acquired http://www.TechCareers.com from CMP Technology, which includes all of its staff and assets, located in New York City. This acquisition allows Beyond.com to gain broad penetration within the IT and Engineering sectors.
buyer parent: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
buyer: Beyond.com
Beyond.com, Inc., the largest provider of career software, powers a network of more than 15,000 niche websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools. "
target parent: United Business Media PLC
target: Tech Careers
TechCareers' custom hiring solutions recruits top quality tech and engineering professionals. We offer an integrated approach to reaching hard-to-find passive job seekers.
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closed 11/29/2006 via PR Newswire

Jobserve Ltd,, acquired ComputerJobs.com

synopsis: ComputerJobs.com, the second largest IT- focused job site and winner of numerous WEDDLE's User's Choice Awards, has announced its acquisition by JobServe.com, the UK's leading Internet recruitment site.
buyer: Jobserve Ltd,
JobServe is one of the UK's most successful businesses offering jobs across many sectors of the market. In 2002 JobServe opened an office in Australia where it recently acquired and absorbed JOBNET. In May 2006 JobServe purchased USA job boards CareerBoard.com and ComputerWork.com. "
target: ComputerJobs.com
ComputerJobs.com is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and was started in 1995 to focus solely on IT recruitment. It has since expanded nationwide to become the second largest IT job site in the US, helping more than 1.5 million IT professionals locate jobs.
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closed 6/27/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Writers.net

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather announced it has acquired the domain name, website, and assets related to Writers.net. Created in 1994, Writers.net is an Internet directory of writers, editors, publishers and literary agents.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Writers.net
Writers.net is valuable to writers, publishers, editors and literary agents. It gives writers, both published and unpublished, a chance to get writing assignments from publishers and editors looking for writers.
price ($mm)
$0.10
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

MyMobileLyfe, LLC, acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC

synopsis: MyMobileLyfe, LLC has acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC, publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. With a focus on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website. Atlanta Tech Blogs is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content.
buyer: MyMobileLyfe, LLC
MyMobileLyfe, LLC is a digital marketing and advertising agency whose products help businesses target relevant audiences and optimize promotional strategies. With MyMobileLyfe's search, display, retargeting, and live chat tools, ad buyers can reach customers across multiple channels and networks. "
target: Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC
Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC is the publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. The company is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content. Focusing on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website.
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closed 7/1/2010 via Market Wire

KGB USA, Inc., acquired CerBibo Corporation

synopsis: kgb announced the acquisition of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Centroid Media, the specialist Internet business best known for the people search engine and online reputation sites, Wieowie in the Netherlands, and Whoozy across other territories.
buyer: KGB USA, Inc.
KGB USA, Inc. provides branded directory assistance, independent outsourced directory assistance, and information services in the United States. "
target parent: Centroid Media BV
target: CerBibo Corporation
Founded in 2007, Centroid Media, is a privately held company based in Groningen, Holland. Centroid Media consists of a talented team of developers who build vertical search engines leveraging proprietary technology. Today, the existing network generates over 6 million page views every month.
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closed 4/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Future plc, acquired NewBay Media LLC

synopsis: Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, has acquired NewBay Media LLC. NewBay is an information and events business. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry.
buyer: Future plc (LSE:FUTR:$647.97)
Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher. The Group operates two separately managed brand-led divisions: Media and Magazine. The Group has a reach of 100m+ globally, including 62m online users and 63m social media reach. "
target: NewBay Media LLC
NewBay is an information and events business. It has a substantial B2B portfolio operating in verticals including Electronics and Education, and TV and Audio, where it publishes Broadcasting & Cable, the leading voice of authority in the television industry.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
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4.6x
announced 12/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

En-Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc.

synopsis: En-Japan Inc., a provider of online recruitment solutions in Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc., a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type.
buyer: En-Japan (:$506.88)
en-Japan inc. provides online recruitment solutions in Japan. en-Japan operates various websites for job search and job change services. Their range of websites help people in their 20s to mid 30s and 40s find a job. Their websites also help people find temporary employment or part-time jobs. "
target: Brocante Inc.
Brocante is a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type. Their LAMPCHAT solution is a chatbot that helps businesses attract more customers.
price ($mm)
$5.46
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Pinterest, acquired HackerMeter

synopsis: Pinterest has acquired HackerMeter, a site where developers take code challenges and get matched with jobs that fit their skills. Employers can then review the top performers' code samples, get in contact, and do technical screenings, all through the site.
buyer: Pinterest
Pinterest is a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface. Users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of other people whom they find interesting. "
target: HackerMeter
Hackermeter is a site where developers take code challenges and get matched with jobs that fit their skills. Employers can then review the top performers' code samples, get in contact, and do technical screenings, all through the site.
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