Like tinyHippos Inc.

closed 3/25/2011 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired tinyHippos Inc.

synopsis: Research In Motion (RIM) is pleased to announce that tinyHippos has joined RIM. RIM is excited that the tinyHippos team is joining the BlackBerry Developer team and bringing their expertise in cross-platform emulation environments to the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: tinyHippos Inc.
tinyHippos Inc. develops mobile application development and testing tools for the mobile application developer community. It offers Ripple, a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs in a Web browser and is custom-tailored for HTML5 mobile application testing.
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closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Burstly, Inc., acquired TestFlight

synopsis: TestFlight, a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience, has been acquired by Burstly, a platform that helps developers track and monetize their apps. Together the duo has created a platform that'll let developers distribute their apps and track both their usage and performance.
buyer: Burstly, Inc.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Burstly, Inc. provides a platform for mobile developers to maximize their marketing and revenue opportunities. It offers a marketplace where developers can buy or sell advertising. "
target: TestFlight
TestFlight is a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience. The company is based in Santa Monica, California.
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announced 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Appcelerator, Inc., will acquire Particle Code Inc.

synopsis: Appcelerator®, the leading integrated mobile platform for rapidly developing native and mobile web applications using open web technologies, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Particle Code, the DEMO God 2010 award-winning mobile gaming and HTML5 development platform.
buyer: Appcelerator, Inc.
Appcelerator is the leading enterprise-grade, cross-platform development solution on the market, with over 1.6 million developers using its software to power over 30,000 cloud-connected mobile, desktop, and web applications used on 30 million devices every day. "
target: Particle Code Inc.
Particle Code is the creator of the award-winning cross-platform software development kit that automates the porting process, enabling developers to create native and HTML5 apps from a single codebase using modern object-oriented programming languages.
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announced 10/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire Nitobi Software

synopsis: Adobe Systems Incorporated has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Nitobi Software, the creator of PhoneGap and PhoneGap Build. PhoneGap is a popular open source platform for easily building fast, cross-platform mobile applications with HTML5 and JavaScript.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$14,389.00)
For over 25 years, Adobe Systems Incorporated’s award-winning software and technologies have redefined business, entertainment, and personal communications by setting new standards for producing and delivering content that engages people virtually anywhere at anytime. "
target: Nitobi Software
Nitobi Software is the creator of PhoneGap and PhoneGap Build. PhoneGap is a popular open source platform for easily building fast, cross-platform mobile applications with HTML5 and JavaScript.
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closed 2/10/2012 via PE Hub

Appcelerator, Inc., acquired Cocoafish

synopsis: Appcelerator®, the leading mobile platform company, has acquired Cocoafish, a mobile app infrastructure provider. Cocoafish offers a robust set of more than 25 popular cloud-based mobile features for deep user engagement, including push notifications, location, social integration, sharing, user management, and photo manipulation.
buyer: Appcelerator, Inc.
Appcelerator is the leading enterprise-grade, cross-platform development solution on the market. Its Titanium Platform leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system APIs to create native iOS and Android apps, as well as HTML5 mobile web apps. "
target: Cocoafish
Cocoafish is a mobile app infrastructure provider. Cocoafish offers a robust set of more than 25 popular cloud-based mobile features for deep user engagement, including push notifications, location, social integration, sharing, user management, and photo manipulation.
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closed 12/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

SmartNews, Inc., acquired Tombo, Inc.

synopsis: SmartNews, an award-winning news app in Japan and the US, has acquired Tombo, a company that builds tools for automated iOS to web app conversion and distribution. Tombo's Apples to Oranges (A2O) platform converts an app directly from Obj-C to JS/HTML5 formats.
buyer: SmartNews, Inc.
SmartNews is an award-winning news app in Japan and the US. The app is powered by intelligent, impartial algorithms that provides users with must-read stories that matter now. SmartNews delivers high-quality news headlines and breaking news from top news publishers. "
target: Tombo, Inc.
Tombo builds tools for automated iOS to web app conversion and distribution. Tombo's Apples to Oranges (A2O) platform converts an app directly from Obj-C to JS/HTML5 formats. A2O helps app developers ship web versions of their apps while letting them continue focusing their energy on native apps.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Walmart, acquired AppsFly

synopsis: WalmartLabs has acquired a Bangalore-based MicroApps startup, Appsfly.io. Appfly.IO is the platform for businesses to expose their services in the form of MicroApps. Their platform is capable of building and streaming MicroApps onto any publisher app based on context and intent of the user.
buyer: Walmart (WMT:$571,962.00)
Walmart Inc. helps people around the world save money and live better in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit their more than 11,200 stores under 55 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. "
target: AppsFly
Appfly.IO is the platform for businesses to expose their services in the form of MicroApps. Their platform is capable of building and streaming MicroApps onto any publisher app based on context and intent of the user.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Market Wire

Sauce Labs, acquired TestObject

synopsis: Sauce Labs, Inc. announced its acquisition of TestObject, a real device mobile app testing platform. The combined solution positions Sauce Labs as the only vendor providing automated testing coverage across desktops, emulators, simulators, and real devices for web applications and mobile, web, hybrid and native apps.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: TestObject
TestObject GmbH provides TestObject, a cloud-based service for the automated testing of Android applications that enables users to upload applications and execute tests on various devices in the cloud.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

GameSalad, acquired Together Games, LLC

synopsis: GameSalad, a leading provider of mobile game development tools, announced that it has acquired Together Games, makers of The Together Platform, which provides developers with tools to simplify cross-platform game development. The acquisition will allow GameSalad developers, for the first time ever, to integrate cloud-based solutions in their games.
buyer: GameSalad
GameSalad is a leading mobile game development company that provides both aspiring and professional developers with the best tools to rapidly develop sophisticated cross-platform mobile applications. The GameSalad Creator platform allows game developers to design, publish and distribute games. "
target: Together Games, LLC
Together Games, makers of The Together Platform, provides developers with tools to simplify cross-platform game development. Together Games combines experience and expertise to provide other developers with what they need, offering an easily applied API and a stable Cloud deployment resource.
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closed 9/30/2009 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Plusmo, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T Inc. announced the acquisition of privately-held Plusmo, Inc., a leading provider of cross-platform mobile application solutions, bringing to AT&T an open standards technology that will simplify mobile application development, accelerate innovation and deliver a better application experience for consumers.
buyer: AT&T (T:$176,015.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Plusmo, Inc.
Plusmo Inc. is the leader in mobile widgets and application store solutions. Plusmo's standards-based, device-agnostic, single authoring solution dramatically reduces development times for brands and publishers with a cross platform mobile strategy.
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closed 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Stripe Inc., acquired Tonic Dev

synopsis: Stripe announced that it has acquired Tonic, an app development and prototyping service, in a move meant to shore up its developer offering. Tonic provides access to a sandboxed JavaScript environment where various node modules can be used without needing to install them. Tonic will be rebranded to RunKit and will continue to operate independently.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Tonic Dev
Tonic is the best tool for prototyping server-side JavaScript. With one click, there'll be a sandboxed JavaScript environment where it's possible to instantly switch node versions, use every npm module without having to wait to install it, and even visualize the results.
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closed 7/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Rally Software, acquired Blue Hole Software

synopsis: Rally, the leader in Agile application lifecycle management, has acquired Rally for the iPhone® from Blue Hole Software. Previously called ScrumAway, Rally announces that Rally for the iPhone has been relaunched as a free application that offers anytime, anywhere access to the real-time status, progress and quality of Agile development projects.
buyer: Rally Software (RALY:$92.52)
Rally Software is the recognized leader in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM). Rally Software is dedicated to helping organizations embrace Agile and Lean development practices to achieve superior ROI, reduce risk, and increase productivity. "
target: Blue Hole Software
Blue Hole Software is a publisher of ScrumAway, an iPhone app. ScrumAway offers anytime, anywhere access to the real-time status, progress and quality of Agile development projects.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Market Wire

Responsys, acquired Push IO

synopsis: Responsys, Inc., a marketing cloud software and services leader, has acquired Push IO, a leading push notification provider. The Push IO platform will enable Responsys customers to orchestrate relevant marketing experiences within and across devices.
buyer: Responsys (MKTG:$194.33)
Responsys is a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions that enable companies to engage in relationship marketing across the interactive channels customers are embracing; email, mobile, social, the web and display. "
target: Push IO
Push IO offers the most advanced cloud services platform for mobile devices. The industrial strength solution features a fleet of services including push notifications, in-app purchase, data aggregation, and instant content delivery.
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closed 3/23/2010 via PR Newswire

OfferPal Media, acquired Tapjoy

synopsis: Offerpal Media, the leader in virtual currency payment alternatives, announced it has acquired Tapjoy, creators of the Tapjoy platform for mobile developers and the leading provider of monetization and distribution services on the iPhone, Android and other emerging mobile platforms.
buyer: OfferPal Media
Offerpal Media is the first "Managed Offer Platform" for social applications, online communities and e-commerce sites. Our full-service, turnkey advertising platform monetizes social publisher's traffic while generating high-quality leads for advertisers. "
target: Tapjoy
Tapjoy provides a platform for developers to help improve their mobile apps and make them more profitable. The Tapjoy platform includes a turnkey software library that enables mobile developers to embed fully functional virtual goods storefronts with the ability to process microtransactions.
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announced 11/28/2013 via Wall Street Journal

LX Ventures Inc., will acquire Copper.io

synopsis: LX Ventures Inc. announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Copper.io Inc. ("Copper"), a Nevada Corporation, which is in the business of acquiring, developing and marketing cloud-based hosting, monitoring and management solutions for today's state-of-the art cloud-deployed applications.
buyer: LX Ventures Inc. (ITT.V:$0.00)
LX Ventures is a publicly-traded startup technology incubator that launches, acquires and integrates silicon valley style early-stage, high-growth technology companies. "
target: Copper.io
Copper.io is a full stack developer toolset. Copper.io provides tools and support to help deploy, operate and monitor apps in the Cloud.
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$1.36
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closed 12/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Corona Labs Inc., acquired Game Minion

synopsis: Mobile game tool developer Corona Labs has acquired mobile cloud services startup Game Minion. Game Minion has developed a full suite of cross-platform cloud services that mobile game developers can adopt and easily insert into their games.
buyer: Corona Labs Inc.
Corona Labs is the maker of Corona SDK, the leading cross-platform mobile development framework. Corona lets developers write once and build apps for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and NOOK. "
target: Game Minion
Game Minion is a mobile cloud services startup company. Game Minion has developed a full suite of cross-platform cloud services, including multi-player gaming, push notifications, sophisticated analytics, cloud storage, leaderboards, achievements, content delivery, and social sharing.
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closed 2/11/2021 via PR Newswire

Datadog, Inc., acquired Timber Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Datadog, Inc., the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, has acquired Timber Technologies, a team of developers that aim to make logging useful again. Timber's Vector is a cloud-based logging system designed for apps and developers. Vector enables developers to collect, enrich, and transform logs, and other observability data.
buyer: Datadog, Inc. (DDOG:$603.47)
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack. "
target: Timber Technologies, Inc.
Timber Technologies is a team of developers that aim to make logging useful again. Timber's Vector is a cloud-based logging system designed for apps and developers. Vector enables developers to collect, enrich, and transform logs, and other observability data.
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closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Xenon Partners, acquired Scout APM

synopsis: Xenon Partners, a software-focused technology private equity firm, has acquired Scout APM, a provider of Application Performance Management (APM) software. Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance.
buyer: Xenon Partners
Xenon Partners acquires and operates early and mid-stage technology companies, with a particular emphasis on B2B Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. Xenon provides its portfolio companies with deep operational expertise in growth marketing, sales, design, product engineering, and more. "
target: Scout APM
Scout APM offers application performance monitoring (APM) “that finds what you can’t see in charts.” Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance.
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closed 6/14/2017 via Market Wire

Kaazing Corporation, acquired Montage Studio

synopsis: Kaazing, the leader in scalable, end-to-end application-to-application integration for the enterprise, announced the acquisition of Montage Studio, a company whose app authoring platform enables enterprises to quickly and easily design, build and deploy highly immersive mobile and web apps.
buyer: Kaazing Corporation
Kaazing is the leader in scalable, end-to-end application-to-application integration for the enterprise. With Kaazing's enterprise-grade solutions customers can securely and cost-effectively respond to digital consumers' demand for personalized services and support via real-time web and mobile apps."
target: Montage Studio
Montage Studio was founded on the simple vision of a true web-native universal SDK, a framework and authoring of unprecedented depth, combined as one creative, cloud-based collaborative environment. It lets web designers and developers work seamlessly together to deliver rich HTML5 applications.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired LaunchKit

synopsis: Google, a multinational technology company, has acquired LaunchKit, the maker of a toolkit for mobile app development. They launched a host of tools including Screenshot Builder, App Website Builder, Review Monitor, and Sales Reporter. Many of these services were free to use, while a couple had a premium offering.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
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: LaunchKit
LaunchKit is the maker of a toolkit for mobile app development. Launched about two years ago, They aimed to make developing mobile apps easier. It launched a host of tools including Screenshot Builder, App Website Builder, Review Monitor, and Sales Reporter.
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closed 3/25/2011 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired tinyHippos Inc.

synopsis: Research In Motion (RIM) is pleased to announce that tinyHippos has joined RIM. RIM is excited that the tinyHippos team is joining the BlackBerry Developer team and bringing their expertise in cross-platform emulation environments to the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: tinyHippos Inc.
tinyHippos Inc. develops mobile application development and testing tools for the mobile application developer community. It offers Ripple, a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs in a Web browser and is custom-tailored for HTML5 mobile application testing.
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closed 2/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Blackberry, acquired Cylance Inc.

synopsis: BlackBerry, a mobile-native software and services company, has acquired Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity leader. Cylance applies A.I., algorithmic science, and machine learning to cybersecurity software that has proven highly effective at predicting and preventing known and unknown threats to fixed endpoints.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
BlackBerry is a mobile-native software and services company dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry Secure software provides the embedded intelligence for the Enterprise of Things so that the Internet of Things can thrive. "
target: Cylance Inc.
Cylance develops artificial intelligence to deliver prevention-first, predictive security products and smart, simple, secure solutions. It provides full spectrum predictive threat prevention and visibility across the enterprise to combat the most notorious and advanced cybersecurity attacks.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/24/2016 via Reuters

Blackberry, acquired Encription Limited

synopsis: BlackBerry, a global leader in secure mobile communications, announced that it has acquired U.K.-based cyber security consultancy Encription. Encription’s specialties range from deep technical skills in software security to hardware capabilities.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality. "
target: Encription Limited
Encription Limited is a UK based CESG CHECK IT Security Company, where they complete Penetration Testing and IT Security training courses for a mixture of Private and Public Companies. They make IT systems and information, whether complex or not, more secure.
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announced 9/4/2015 via Reuters

Blackberry, will acquire Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd said it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Inc to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. The deal may help BlackBerry win new customers for its services business, a priority as it shifts focus to device management software for enterprise customers.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in secure mobility solutions, providing the leading secure mobility solution for enterprises and governments worldwide, across all stages of the mobility lifecycle.
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announced 7/22/2015 via Reuters

Blackberry, will acquire AtHoc

synopsis: BlackBerry has plans to buy privately-held AtHoc, a provider of secure, networked crisis communications. AtHoc enables organizations to communicate with their people through numerous devices, and empowers organizations to create their own permission-based network to establish interoperable communication with other organizations in their community.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: AtHoc
AtHoc is the pioneer and recognized leader in providing network-centric emergency mass notification systems to military, homeland security, government and commercial organizations.
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announced 4/21/2015 via Market Wire

Blackberry, will acquire WatchDox

synopsis: BlackBerry, a global leader in mobile communications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WatchDox, a data security company offering the most secure enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) solutions that allow users to protect, share and work with their files on any device.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: WatchDox
WatchDox is the leading secure enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) solution, enabling users to share, work with and control their files on every device.
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closed 9/11/2014 via Reuters

Blackberry, acquired Movirtu

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Movirtu
Movirtu is a provider of virtual identity solutions. Movirtu's virtual SIM technology allows an individual to have both a personal and business number on a single mobile device, with separate billing for voice, data and messaging usage on each number.
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announced 7/29/2014 via Company Press Release

Blackberry, will acquire Secusmart GmbH

synopsis: BlackBerry Limited, a world leader in mobile communications, has entered into an agreement to acquire Secusmart GmbH, a leader in high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises and telecommunications service providers in Germany and internationally.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Secusmart GmbH
Secusmart is the leading expert in the development and implementation of comprehensive anti-eavesdropping solutions for German government agencies and organizations responsible for the provision of emergency services as well as governments and public authorities outside of Germany.
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announced 10/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, will acquire NewBay Software Ltd.

synopsis: Research In Motion, the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry® smartphone, is buying NewBay Software, a provider of white-label cloud-based content services. NewBay enables operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: NewBay Software Ltd.
NewBay Software is the leader in digital content services, enabling operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
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$100
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closed 7/22/2011 via Reuters

The Astonishing Tribe, acquired JayCut AB

synopsis: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's The Astonishing Tribe has bought Swedish video editing company JayCut and hinted the operation will work on features for its PlayBook tablet computer. JayCut AB is an online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. Its customers include some of the world's leading brands.
buyer parent: Research In Motion
buyer: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology. "
target: JayCut AB
JayCut AB is a Swedish online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. JayCut's customers include some of the world's leading brands, and the company has recieved some of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
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announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$84,580.24)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$25,564.49)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
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closed 6/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, acquired Scoreloop, Inc.

synopsis: As part of its continued push to add deeper social media integration into the applications that run on its BlackBerry smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, Research In Motion Ltd. has acquired Scoreloop Inc., a San Francisco-based company that specializes in weaving elements of social media into mobile games.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: Scoreloop, Inc.
Scoreloop Inc. is a San Francisco-based company that specializes in weaving elements of social media into mobile games. Scoreloop’s social gaming ecosystem and SDK creates instant communities and connections, and new ways to generate revenues from mobile games.
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closed 3/25/2011 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired tinyHippos Inc.

synopsis: Research In Motion (RIM) is pleased to announce that tinyHippos has joined RIM. RIM is excited that the tinyHippos team is joining the BlackBerry Developer team and bringing their expertise in cross-platform emulation environments to the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: tinyHippos Inc.
tinyHippos Inc. develops mobile application development and testing tools for the mobile application developer community. It offers Ripple, a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs in a Web browser and is custom-tailored for HTML5 mobile application testing.
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closed 12/2/2010 via Reuters

Research In Motion, acquired The Astonishing Tribe

synopsis: Research In Motion has bought Swedish design company The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) as the BlackBerry maker seeks to enhance the look and functionality of its screens ahead of the launch of its PlayBook tablet.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology.
price ($mm)
$119
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closed 9/8/2010 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, acquired DataViz, Inc.

synopsis: RIM has confirmed that they have acquired DataViz, the company that makes the popular Documents To Go app for mobile platforms that allows you to open and edit Microsoft Office documents on your phone.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: DataViz, Inc.
DataViz is an industry leader in developing and marketing Office compatibility and productivity solutions across a variety of platforms including Apple iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Java, Linux, Maemo 5, Palm OS, Symbian, WebOS, Windows Mobile, Windows and Macintosh.
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closed 6/9/2010 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired QNX Software Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Harman International Industries Incorporated, the global audio and infotainment group, announced the sale of its software operating systems unit, QNX Software Systems. Harman has sold the business to Research In Motion Limited of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, for US$200M.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target parent: Harman International Industries Inc
target: QNX Software Systems Ltd.
QNX Software Systems is the industry leader in realtime, embedded OS technology. The component-based architectures of QNX's middleware provide the industry’s most reliable and scalable framework for building innovative, high-performance embedded systems.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2009 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired Torch Mobile

synopsis: Torch Mobile announced that it has been acquired by Research In Motion. Torch's team of developers will join RIM’s global organization and will now be focused on utilizing their WebKit-based mobile browser expertise to contribute to the ongoing enhancement of the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Torch Mobile
Torch Mobile, an experienced developer of WebKit solutions, provides innovative and cutting-edge software applications and services for mobile and embedded devices. The Iris Browser is Torch Mobile's flagship product.
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closed 2/3/2009 via

Research In Motion, acquired Certicom Corp

synopsis: Certicom Corp. announced the receipt of an offer from Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") for the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company by way of a statutory plan of arrangement at a cash price of C$3.00 per share.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Certicom Corp
Certicom manages and protects the value of content, applications and devices with government approved security. Adopted by the National Security Agency (NSA) for government communications, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) provides the most security per bit of any known public-key scheme.
price ($mm)[EV]
$108 [$77]
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2008 via

Research In Motion, acquired Chalk Media Corp.

synopsis: Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") and Chalk Media Corp. announced that the two companies have entered into an arrangement agreement for RIM to acquire Chalk, a publicly-held company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, in an all-cash transaction at a price per share of CDN $0.142, or CDN $23,125,000.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Chalk Media Corp. (CHKMF:$0.00)
Chalk's mobile content deployment system, Mobile chalkboardTM, allows multimedia content to be created, securely pushed and tracked on BlackBerry® smartphones. Chalk's software and content helps organizations communicate with their employees, business partners and customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$18 [$18]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2006 via BusinessWire

Research In Motion, acquired Ascendent Systems

synopsis: Research In Motion today announced it has acquired Ascendent Systems, a leading provider of solutions that simplify voice mobility implementations in the enterprise. Ascendent will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIM. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion Limited is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry® wireless platform. "
target: Ascendent Systems
Ascendent Systems is the premier voice mobility company that delivers on the goal of the telephone: instant voice communication. Employees are available to respond to customers and crisis immediately, regardless of location.
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, acquired Pacific Star Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Curtiss-Wright Corporation has completed the acquisition of Pacific Star Communications, a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
buyer: Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW:$2,378.66)
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and surface treatment technologies to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. "
target: Pacific Star Communications, Inc.
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
$120
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
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closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
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closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
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closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2008 via PR Newswire

Belden Communications, acquired Trapeze Networks

synopsis: Belden has completed the acquisition of Trapeze Networks, a technology leader in wireless LAN equipment and network management software, for a cash price of approximately $133 million.
buyer: Belden Communications (BDC:$2,209.11)
Belden® provides signal transmission solutions for a wide range of markets, including data networking, industrial automation, professional audio and video, security and surveillance, aerospace and many other specialty electronics markets. "
target: Trapeze Networks
Trapeze Networks is a leading provider of enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software. Trapeze was the first company to introduce NonStop Wireless, providing scalable wireless LANs for applications such as Voice over Wi-Fi, location services, and indoor/outdoor connectivity.
price ($mm)
$137
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Automatic Labs Inc.

synopsis: SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Automatic Labs Inc. (Automatic), a San Francisco-based provider of connected vehicle services for consumers and enterprises. Automatic's data-driven platform enables vehicle owners to be safer and drive smarter.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has approx. 31.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; comedy; news; talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. "
target: Automatic Labs Inc.
Automatic is the company connecting every car on the road to the internet and empowering drivers with knowledge about themselves and their cars so they can be safer and drive smarter. By pairing Automatic's connected car adapter & apps for iPhone and Android, Automatic helps customers drive smarter.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., acquired Applianz Technologies

synopsis: Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc., an information management and technology company, announced it has acquired Corner Post Holdings, Inc. DBA Applianz Technologies, an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
buyer: Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.
Underground Vaults & Storage specializes in secure records and asset storage and management. UV&S serves national and international clients representing numerous industries including healthcare, legal, financial, insurance, cultural, oil/gas, entertainment, and government. "
target: Applianz Technologies
Applianz Technologies is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
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closed 10/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired Cymphonix Corporation

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the acquisition of Cymphonix Corporation. Their network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: Cymphonix Corporation
Cymphonix Internet Management network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/16/2020 via PR Newswire

TeamViewer, will acquire Ubimax

synopsis: TeamViewer, a leading global provider of secure remote connectivity solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ubimax, the leader in Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality (AR) solutions for the frontline workforce.
buyer: TeamViewer (XTRA:TMV:$569.12)
TeamViewer is one of the world wide leading solutions for desktop sharing and online collaboration over the Internet. The German based TeamViewer GmbH was founded in 2005 and is fully focused on development and distribution of high-end solutions for online collaboration and communication. "
target: Ubimax
Ubimax is the leading provider of fully integrated industrial augmented reality (AR) solutions. The solution platform Ubimax Frontline improves manual work processes across industries along the entire value chain on the basis of the latest wearable computing technologies.
price ($mm)
$157
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2019 via PR Newswire

Sandvik, acquired Newtrax Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Sandvik, a global engineering group, has acquired Newtrax, a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
buyer: Sandvik (OM:SAND:$10,227.27)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Newtrax Technologies Inc.
Newtrax is a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

iQsTel Inc., acquired IoT Labs Mx SAPI

synopsis: iQSTEL Inc. is pleased to announce the 100% acquisition of IoT Labs Mx SAPI has been completed, an Internet of Things Technology Developer, with its Star Product “IoT Smart Gas Platform”. The IoT Smart Gas Platform consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
buyer: iQsTel Inc. (OTCPK:IQST:$18.03)
iQSTEL is a technology company offering a wide array of services to the Telecommunications Industry. These include services to International Long-Distance Telecommunications Operators, Retail and Corporate markets, Submarine Fiber Optic Network capacity, Satellite Communications services, and more. "
target: IoT Labs Mx SAPI
IoT Labs MX is a full service IoT logistics solution Their product, IoT Smart Gas Platform, consists of in-field equipment, mobile application, and backend software platform, that allows for remote monitoring of LP gas tanks.
price ($mm)
$0.55
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2017 via PR Web

IceWarp, Inc., acquired Mirapoint Software Inc.

synopsis: IceWarp, the global messaging and collaboration solutions provider acquired the Mirapoint customers, related assets and technology rights to Mirapoint Message Server, RazorGate and RazorSafe appliances from Synchronoss Technologies, the mobile cloud innovations leader. Mirapoint is well known for enterprise-grade messaging and security appliances.
buyer: IceWarp, Inc.
IceWarp is a provider of comprehensive messaging solutions for every business class. Building upon a decade of enterprise e-mail platforms experience, IceWarp offers organizations an all-in-one messaging and collaboration solution that enables their workforce to communicate through any platform. "
target parent: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
target: Mirapoint Software Inc.
Founded in 1997, Mirapoint Software is the market leader in appliance-based solutions for secure message networks in enterprise, service provider, and education organizations, with more than 120 million mailboxes served and secured worldwide.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/19/2010 via Market Wire

Mirapoint Software Inc. will be merged with Critical Path, Inc.,

synopsis: Mirapoint Software, Inc., the secure enterprise messaging experts, and Critical Path, Inc., a leading provider of messaging software and services, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Critical Path, Inc.
Critical Path's Memova suite of applications and services are chosen by leading service providers and enterprises around the world to enable millions of people to communicate, connect, share and organize while providing industry-leading safety and assurance. "
target: Mirapoint Software Inc.
Mirapoint Software is the market leader in appliance-based solutions for secure message networks in enterprise, service provider, and education organizations, with more than 120 million mailboxes served and secured worldwide.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired FastSoft

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired FastSoft Inc., a provider of content acceleration software, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's cloud infrastructure solutions with technology for optimizing the throughput of video and other digital content across IP networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,334.66)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc., acquired Connected Living

synopsis: Omega Healthcare Investors has acquired senior living technology company Connected Living with an eye toward bringing technology into its senior housing and care properties. Connected Living works with senior housing and care companies to provide smart devices, mobile apps and wearables, digital community networks and programming.
buyer: Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI:$892.38)
Omega Healthcare Investors is a triple-net, equity REIT (NYSE: OHI) that supports the goals of Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) and Assisted Living Facility (ALF) operators with financing and capital. They're partners with 69 of the most future-focused, growth-oriented operators in the U.S. and U.K. "
target: Connected Living
Connected Living works with senior housing and care companies to provide smart devices, mobile apps and wearables, digital community networks and programming. The company also distributes an assistive robot called Temi that is slated to be used in Inspir Carnegie Hill in New York City.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Meddo, acquired Doxper

synopsis: Meddo, a digital outpatient care platform in India, has acquired Doxper, a health record management and patient engagement platform in India. Doxper is an AI powered digital pen and paper solution that allows doctors to digitise their case sheets. Their platform provides easy access to patient info and sends automated reminders to patients.
buyer: Meddo
Meddo is a digital outpatient care platform in India. Meddo is re-defining how primary and secondary healthcare is provided in India through a connected care delivery platform. Their platform allows patients to easily book appointments and consult with doctors online. "
target: Doxper
Doxper is a health record management and patient engagement platform in India. Doxper is an AI powered digital pen and paper solution that allows doctors to digitise their case sheets. Their platform provides easy access to patient info and sends automated reminders to patients.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Internet of Things Inc., acquired Weather Telematics Inc.

synopsis: Internet of Things Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.). WTX is a data science company offering real-time advanced artificial intelligence based predictive road condition weather analytics for safer, connected and autonomous transportation.
buyer: Internet of Things Inc. (TSXV:ITT:$0.00)
Internet of Things Inc. is an Internet of Things (IoT) software and solutions provider. They acquire and implement strategic and disruptive technology solutions targeting the industrial IoT markets, including manufacturing, energy, agriculture, transportation, cybersecurity, e-commerce and fintech. "
target: Weather Telematics Inc.
Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.) is an IoT data science company offering road safety data products for industrial, government & consumer markets. The WTX Inc platform mitigates weather risk, reduces traffic congestion & makes connected & autonomous navigation safer in all types of road conditions.
price ($mm)
$2.23
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired North Inc.

synopsis: Alphabet’s Google announced that it has acquired North Inc., a Canadian company that makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: North Inc.
North, Inc., formerly Thalmic Labs, makes smart glasses that display computerized information superimposed over the real world, similar to Google Glass. They are based in Ontario, Canada.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Web

Brivo, Inc., acquired Parakeet

synopsis: Brivo, the global leader in cloud-based physical security, has acquired Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building solutions which include sensors, thermostats, wireless locks, and lighting controls. The acquisition accelerates Brivo’s ongoing push to enhance its in-building capabilities beyond its current access control, video, and securi
buyer parent: Dean Drako
buyer: Brivo, Inc.
Brivo is the global leader in cloud-based security and property management solutions for commercial and multifamily properties that simplify security interactions for property managers, tenants, employees, and visitors. "
target: Parakeet
Parakeet provides comprehensive smart home automation for the vacation rental market and other remote facility management needs. The company's cloud platform and on-premise IoT gateway provide remote control of smart locks, thermostats, garage doors, freeze/flood sensors, and HVAC systems.
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Ticker: SZSE:300496
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thundersoft
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$151.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.29
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$14.31
Employees
2124
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Ticker: DOCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world. DigitalOcean helps developers, startups, and SMBs rapidly build, deploy and scale applications to accelerate innovation and increase productivity and agility.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$366.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.90
EBIT ($mm)
($4.46)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
581
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Ticker: BSE:543228
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route Mobile Limited
Route Mobile Limited
Route Mobile Limited, based in India, is a technology service provider for mobile communications industry with a focus on messaging & voice solutions. It has developed an indigenous technology platform to support Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), OTT Players, Enterprises, Aggregators and Resellers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$177.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.42
EBIT ($mm)
$17.23
Net Income ($mm)
$15.09
Employees
603
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Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,015.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($421.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($471.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4934
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,334.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,091.55
EBIT ($mm)
$734.81
Net Income ($mm)
$584.18
Employees
8368
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: 6736
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORP’s main businesses are IT and Entertainment (pachinko). They provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data and also, they deliver computer systems, tools, and services specialized in pachinko parlor support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$232.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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Ticker: NOK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nokia Corporation
Nokia Corporation
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,163.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,987.03
EBIT ($mm)
$1,220.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103000
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Ticker: ZOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies Inc.
Zoom Technologies is a holding company with subsidiaries that engage in manufacturing, research and development, and sale of electronic and telecommunication products for the latest generation mobile phones, wireless communication circuitry, and related software products.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$49.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MIFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
240
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Ticker: TSX:SW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless, Inc.
Sierra Wireless is the global leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and cloud services, delivering intelligent wireless solutions that simplify the connected world. They offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of 2G, 3G and 4G embedded modules and gateways.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$651.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.36
EBIT ($mm)
$14.55
Net Income ($mm)
$20.39
Employees
1100
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Ticker: zmtp
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zoom Telephonics, Inc.
Zoom Telephonics is the creator of innovative Internet access products that dependably connect people to the information they need and the people they love. The company delivers cable modems, routers, and other communications products under the globally recognized Motorola brand.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$44.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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Ticker: TSYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: PCTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical Telecom solutions. The industry relies upon PCTEL to benchmark network performance, analyze trends, and optimize wireless networks. PCTEL’s antennas and site solutions are vital elements for oil/gas, utilities, health care, public safety, education, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$107.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.88
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4.61
Employees
449
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Ticker: RFMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RF Monolithics, Inc.
Celebrating over 25 years of providing low-power wireless solutions, RF Monolithics, is enabling the next generation of wireless applications with a solutions-driven, technology-enabled approach to wireless connectivity.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$32.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$302.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.43
EBIT ($mm)
$16.09
Net Income ($mm)
$10.21
Employees
656
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Ticker: USMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USA Mobility, Inc.
USA Mobility, Inc.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va., is proud to be a leader in critical communications for healthcare, government, public safety, and other industries.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$242.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$85.56
EBIT ($mm)
$60.95
Net Income ($mm)
$88.64
Employees
676
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Roku connects users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,778.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.84
EBIT ($mm)
($20.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1925
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Ticker: OTCPK:ECSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc.
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc.
Encounter Care Solutions, Inc. offer integrated web-based applications with enabling technologies that transform the delivery of healthcare and the management of data for healthcare providers and consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ABHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AmbiCom
AmbiCom
AmbiCom is headquartered in Milpitas, California, and is a leading designer and developer of wireless products focusing on the wireless medical industry. The company's wireless modules and devices are based on their innovative application software for both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.49
EBIT ($mm)
$0.48
Net Income ($mm)
$0.51
Employees
5
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