Like Xmarks, Inc.

closed 12/2/2010 via BNC Analysis

LastPass.com, acquired Xmarks, Inc.

synopsis: Xmarks has been acquired by LastPass. The cross-browser password management service will be the new purveyor of the much-loved, but financially strapped, cross-browser bookmarking service.
buyer: LastPass.com
LastPass is a password manager that makes web browsing easier and more secure. Designed by web enthusiasts and skilled application developers, LastPass was created to make the online experience easier and safer for everyone. "
target: Xmarks, Inc.
Xmarks was founded in 2006 under their original name Foxmarks. Their bookmark sync browser add-on is one of the most popular in the world with over twenty million downloads and counting.
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closed 8/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Yippy, Inc., acquired Macte Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Yippy, Inc., a unified search company known for educational research and clustering technology, reported that Yippy Labs, Inc., the Company's wholly owned British Columbian subsidiary, acquired Macte! Labs, Inc., a developer of dynamic toolbars and applications for both search and communication applications.
buyer parent: Richard Granville
buyer: Yippy, Inc. (OTCPK:YIPI:$0.08)
Based in Fort Myers, Florida, Yippy, Inc. is a new economy technology company that develops educational and reference search technologies, content aggregation services and application services environments for both consumer and commercial market segments. "
target: Macte Labs, Inc.
Macte Labs is a leading developer of dynamic toolbars and web applications that provided clients with enhanced, interactive and visually appealing vertical search and client communication solutions. Macte Labs has 20 employees in 3 countries and is headquartered in Vancouver BC, Canada.
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closed 3/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Vertro, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an online marketing technology and services company and Vertro, Inc., an online advertising and search company and the owner of the ALOT™ Internet product portfolio, announced the closing of their merger.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an Internet company proficient at delivering clicks, leads and sales to advertisers through targeting that utilizes unique data and sophisticated analytics. The Company operates as two business segments: Performance Marketing and Web Properties. "
target: Vertro, Inc. (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is an Internet company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT offers two primary products to consumers: ALOT Home, a homepage product, and ALOT Appbar, a piece of software that integrates into users' web browsers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$19 [$15]
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$32
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EV / rev
0.5x
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announced 4/18/2008 via PR Newswire

LiveUniverse, will acquire Pageflakes Inc.

synopsis: LiveUniverse, the social entertainment company founded and run by Chairman and CEO Brad Greenspan, the Hollywood-based entrepreneur and sole founder of MySpace, has agreed to acquire Pageflakes, the innovator of the social personalized homepage.
buyer: LiveUniverse
LiveUniverse is the privately-held social entertainment company founded and majority owned by Brad Greenspan, the Hollywood-based entrepreneur and sole founder of MySpace. LiveUniverse is one of the fastest growing media companies in the world. "
target: Pageflakes Inc.
Pageflakes enables you to easily personalize the web and make it your own. Create a page using Flakes; they're small, movable versions of all of your web favorites that you can arrange on your personal homepage.
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closed 2/4/2008 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Goowy Media, Inc.

synopsis: AOL today announced that it has acquired Goowy Media, Inc., a widget development and analytics tools company based in San Diego, Calif. Goowy will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL as part of the company’s Products division.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Goowy Media, Inc.
Goowy develops innovative online products and services including yourminis, a widget platform that simplifies widget development, syndication and measurement for content owners and 3rd party developers.
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closed 11/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired Clipmarks

synopsis: Forbes Media, the corporate parent of Forbes.com has acquired Clipmarks, a unique Web-clipping service that enables people to clip and share text and other content from Web pages. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: Clipmarks
Clipmarks, is changing the way people capture and share information on the Web. By creating tools that overcome the traditional limitations of copy/paste and bookmarking entire pages, Clipmarks is determined to make discovering and sharing web content more fun and efficient.
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closed 9/27/2006 via MSNBC

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Jumpcut.com

synopsis: Internet media giant Yahoo Inc. has acquired Jumpcut, a site that provides simple-to-use online video-editing tools, its latest bid to enhance its Web video services offerings. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo!’s mission is to connect people to their passions, their communities and world’s knowledge. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. "
target: Jumpcut.com
Six-month-old Jumpcut of San Francisco provides Web users a free set of online video editing tools that give people the ability to manipulate moving video images without the need to own or install software on their own computers.
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closed 1/5/2004 via BusinessWire

FINDWHAT.COM, acquired Miva Corporation

synopsis: FindWhat.com (Nasdaq:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing services for the Internet, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Miva Corporation, a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Miva Corporation (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
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closed 5/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

klarna AB, acquired Shop.co

synopsis: Swedish payments unicorn klarna AB has acquired Shop.co. Shop.co operates a fintech platform that acts as a shopping cart and allows users to buy products from any online retailer. Powered by AI, the platform allows users to order products without having to go through prior registrations and repeated payment data entries.
buyer: klarna AB
klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 60 million consumers. klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Shop.co
Shop.co operates a fintech platform that acts as a shopping cart and allows users to buy products from any online retailer. Powered by AI, the platform allows users to order products from any online shopping portal without having to go through prior registrations and repeated payment data entries.
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closed 12/9/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yandex N.V., acquired Sovetnik

synopsis: Yandex, one of the largest internet companies in Europe, has announced their acquisition of Sovetnik. The company designs and develops technology platform for browser-based applications. The company also develops browser extension for online shopping.
buyer: Yandex N.V. (YNDX:$3,325.20)
Yandex is one of the largest internet companies in Europe, providing a wide variety of search and other online services. Yandex's mission is to help users solve their everyday problems by building people-centric products and services. "
target: Sovetnik
Sovetnik designs and develops technology platform for browser-based applications. The company develops browser extension for online shopping. Sovetnik was formerly known as Metabar and was founded in 2010.
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announced 2/8/2012 via BusinessWire

ShopRunner Inc, will acquire ShopSanity

synopsis: ShopRunner, a members-only online shopping program that offers exclusive benefits, including free 2-day shipping and free returns, announced that it will acquire ShopSanity, an innovative service that helps keep consumers organized by tracking orders and aggregating receipts across retailers.
buyer: ShopRunner Inc
ShopRunner is a members-only online shopping service that offers time-starved consumers unlimited, free two-day shipping with no minimum order size, and free shipping on returns across a wide selection of today’s most popular retailers. "
target: ShopSanity
ShopSanity is an innovative service that helps keep consumers organized by tracking orders and aggregating receipts across retailers. ShopSanity keeps users' purchase histories in one secure place. Users can sign up with Yahoo Mail or Gmail.
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closed 9/8/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Yuku

synopsis: CrowdGather has acquired the domain name, website, and assets related to yuku.com including the Ezboard domains and its integrated forums, from Inform Technologies, Inc. Yuku.com is a premier forum platform that offers both members and forum organizers a simple interface to use and manage the forum communities.
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 parent: Inform Technologies, LLC
target: Yuku
Yuku has a long history of serving, managing and hosting forum communities, and also includes the original ezboard.com forum community, one of the most prominent forum platforms online. Yuku.com includes many social network features for members and member profiles.
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$0.58
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closed 1/26/2009 via BusinessWire

The Knot, Inc., acquired WedSnap

synopsis: The Knot Inc. announced the acquisition of WedSnap, developer of Weddingbook, the most popular wedding application on Facebook Platform. Weddingbook will join The Knot Wedding Network’s suite of leading wedding websites, which already reaches 80% of all to-be-weds on the Internet.
buyer: The Knot, Inc. (XOXO:$162.27)
The Knot, Inc. is a leading national lifestage media and services company. The company's flagship brand, The Knot, is the nation's premier wedding resource that reaches over one million engaged couples each year through the Web, newsstands, bookstores, national television and more. "
target: WedSnap
WedSnap is the creator of Weddingbook, the #1 wedding application on Facebook. Since the soft launch in March of 2008, over 5000 messages have been posted on 230 different topics. WedSnap plans to generate revenue from the Weddingbook forums through brand sponsorships and advertisements.
price ($mm)
$3.20
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closed 11/3/2008 via Market Wire

Adknowledge, Inc., acquired Adonomics

synopsis: Adknowledge, a leading multi-channel advertising network, announced the acquisition of Adonomics, a provider of Facebook analytics and developer services. This acquisition extends the position of Adknowledge as the largest social advertising network. Adknowledge has previously acquired Cubics.com.
buyer: Adknowledge, Inc.
Through Cubics.com, Adknowledge provides a social advertising platform that is used by thousands of applications developers to monetize their user base. Adknowledge has grown to become the largest social advertising network, displaying more than 10 billion ads a month on social applications. "
target parent: Altura Ventures LLC
target: Adonomics
Adonomics™, formerly Appaholic, is your source for Facebook analytics. By providing a stock-market-style analysis of the Facebook platform we enable developers and investors to track application growth, activity, and valuation.
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closed 10/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Integrated Media Holdings, Inc, acquired BidChaser Inc

synopsis: Integrated Media Holdings, Inc. has acquired global online auction and e-commerce company, Bidchaser, Inc. a privately-held Orlando, Florida based company. The acquisition was completed through a 100% share exchange with a Florida corporation owned by I-Media. Bidchaser survived the merger as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
buyer: Integrated Media Holdings, Inc
Integrated Media Holdings, Inc. headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a publicly traded holding company that acquires, invests in, builds and operates innovative digital communications and media technologies businesses. "
target: BidChaser Inc
Bidchaser, Inc. develops state-of-the-art, efficient and entertaining online merchant and trading models that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
price ($mm)
$8.85
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announced 5/8/2014 via PR Web

Science Inc., will acquire Delicious, Inc.

synopsis: Science Inc., the technology studio whose platform is used to grow and scale businesses, announced it has agreed to acquire social bookmarking app Delicious. The app is a free service designed with care to be the best place to save bookmarks on the web.
buyer: Science Inc.
Based in Santa Monica, Calif., Science, Inc. is a technology studio that creates and acquires, then scales successful digital businesses by bringing together the best ideas, talent, resources and financing through a centralized platform. "
target parent: AVOS Systems, Inc.
target: Delicious, Inc.
Delicious is the leading social bookmarking service for saving, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. The primary use of Delicious is to store bookmarks online, which allows users to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere.
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closed 4/27/2011 via Market Wire

AVOS Systems, Inc., acquired Delicious, Inc.

synopsis: Delicious.com, the leading social bookmarking service for saving, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks, has been acquired by the founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. Delicious will become part of AVOS, a new Internet company.
buyer: AVOS Systems, Inc.
AVOS is an Internet company led by the founders of YouTube, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. The company is headquarted in San Mateo, California. "
target parent: Yahoo! Inc.
target: Delicious, Inc.
Delicious is the leading social bookmarking service for saving, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. The primary use of Delicious is to store bookmarks online, which allows users to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere, too.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Superpod

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products, has acquired Superpod, a company that develops software to post questions and receive answers. Superpod is a fun way to ask and answer questions on the go by getting instant advice from their pods of experts.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Superpod
Superpod develops software to post questions and receive answers. Superpod is a fun way to ask and answer questions on the go by getting instant advice from their pods of experts.
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$60
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closed 12/3/2015 via PR Newswire

MK Automotive, merged with squuak.com

synopsis: MK Automotive, a provider of automotive diagnostics, maintenance and repair services, announced its acquisition of social media utility and platform, squuak.com. squuak™ is a new social media and content sharing tool. squuak™ lets the user's followers see what they're doing on Facebook™, Twitter™, Linkedin™ and others all in one place.
buyer: MK Automotive (OTCPK:MKAU:$4.15)
MK Automotive, Inc. provides automotive diagnostic, maintenance and repair services. Its services include oil change, brake overhauls, engine diagnosis and repair, transmission service and repair, and wheel alignment and chassis repairs. "
target: squuak.com
squuak™ is a new social media and content sharing tool. squuak™ lets the user's followers see what they're doing on Facebook™, Twitter™, Linkedin™, Pinterest™, YouTube™, GooglePlus™ and others all in one place.
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closed 4/23/2014 via BusinessWire

GamePlan, Inc., merged with VPartments.com

synopsis: GamePlan, Inc., a development stage company that focuses on acquiring, developing, and managing and/or consulting gaming opportunities worldwide, has closed on its merger with VPartments, Inc., the developer and owner of VPartments.com, a social commerce website and mobile app, whereby VPartments, Inc. was re-branded "VDigs, Inc.”
buyer: GamePlan, Inc. (OTCPK:GPLA:$0.00)
GamePlan, Inc. (OTCBB: GPLA), a development stage company, focuses on acquiring, developing, and managing and/or consulting gaming opportunities and gaming related opportunities worldwide. The company is based in Reno, Nevada. "
target: VPartments.com
VPartments is the developer and owner of VPartments.com – a social commerce website and mobile app. VPartments provides an interactive portal for people to connect in a more meaningful way by maximizing the full potential of cutting edge 3D technologies.
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closed 12/2/2010 via BNC Analysis

LastPass.com, acquired Xmarks, Inc.

synopsis: Xmarks has been acquired by LastPass. The cross-browser password management service will be the new purveyor of the much-loved, but financially strapped, cross-browser bookmarking service.
buyer: LastPass.com
LastPass is a password manager that makes web browsing easier and more secure. Designed by web enthusiasts and skilled application developers, LastPass was created to make the online experience easier and safer for everyone. "
target: Xmarks, Inc.
Xmarks was founded in 2006 under their original name Foxmarks. Their bookmark sync browser add-on is one of the most popular in the world with over twenty million downloads and counting.
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announced 10/9/2015 via GlobeNewswire

LogMeIn, Inc., will acquire LastPass.com

synopsis: LogMeIn, Inc., cloud-based solutions company that simplifies how people connect to each other and the world around them, announced it has agreed to acquire LastPass, the popular single-sign-on and password management service.
buyer: LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM:$1,247.90)
LogMeIn, Inc. simplifies how people connect to each other and the world around them. With millions of users worldwide, our cloud-based solutions make it possible for people and companies to connect and engage with their workplace, colleagues, customers and products anywhere, anytime. "
target: LastPass.com
LastPass is an award-winning password manager that helps millions around the world organize their online lives. LastPass makes going online easier and safer, supporting all browsers, operating systems and mobile devices.
price ($mm)[EV]
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closed 12/2/2010 via BNC Analysis

LastPass.com, acquired Xmarks, Inc.

synopsis: Xmarks has been acquired by LastPass. The cross-browser password management service will be the new purveyor of the much-loved, but financially strapped, cross-browser bookmarking service.
buyer: LastPass.com
LastPass is a password manager that makes web browsing easier and more secure. Designed by web enthusiasts and skilled application developers, LastPass was created to make the online experience easier and safer for everyone. "
target: Xmarks, Inc.
Xmarks was founded in 2006 under their original name Foxmarks. Their bookmark sync browser add-on is one of the most popular in the world with over twenty million downloads and counting.
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announced 10/9/2015 via GlobeNewswire

LogMeIn, Inc., will acquire LastPass.com

synopsis: LogMeIn, Inc., cloud-based solutions company that simplifies how people connect to each other and the world around them, announced it has agreed to acquire LastPass, the popular single-sign-on and password management service.
buyer: LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM:$1,247.90)
LogMeIn, Inc. simplifies how people connect to each other and the world around them. With millions of users worldwide, our cloud-based solutions make it possible for people and companies to connect and engage with their workplace, colleagues, customers and products anywhere, anytime. "
target: LastPass.com
LastPass is an award-winning password manager that helps millions around the world organize their online lives. LastPass makes going online easier and safer, supporting all browsers, operating systems and mobile devices.
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announced 6/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Prove, will acquire UnifyID

synopsis: Prove will acquire UnifyID, a market leader in mobile-based passive authentication and behavioral biometrics. Their solution allows people to identify themselves in a unique way that is extremely difficult to forge or crack. Best of all, they are doing it in a way that respects user privacy.
buyer: Prove
Prove is the modern platform for continuous identity authentication and is used by over 1,000 enterprises and 500 financial institutions including 7 of the top 10 U.S. banks. "
target: UnifyID
UnifyID is a market leader in mobile-based passive authentication and behavioral biometrics. Their solution allows people to identify themselves in a unique way that is extremely difficult to forge or crack. Best of all, they are doing it in a way that respects user privacy.
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closed 10/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Ping Identity Corporation, acquired ShoCard

synopsis: Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, announced the acquisition of ShoCard, a leader in technology designed to transform the way users manage their identity and engage with companies.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Ping Identity Corporation (PING:$251.12)
Ping Identity is the leader in Identity Defined Security for the borderless enterprise, allowing the right people to access the right things, securely and seamlessly. Ping allows users the freedom to access the Cloud and on-premise applications they need with an enterprise IDaaS solution. "
target: ShoCard
ShoCard is a digital identity card you use through a mobile app. It's the one identity verification system that works the way consumers and businesses need it to for security, privacy, and always-on fraud protection.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Responsible Cyber Pte. Ltd., acquired Secucial Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Singapore’s cybersecurity startup Responsible Cyber acquires digital identity wallet SecucialResponsible Cyber (RC), a Singaporean cybersecurity startup that manages software security for small and medium businesses, has acquired Secucial, a startup building a digital identity wallet.
buyer: Responsible Cyber Pte. Ltd.
Responsible Cyber Pte. Ltd. provides cyber security as a service, through its online cloud-based platform and with its dedicated and customizable cyber security services, including risk management, secure code training, penetration testing, incident response, business continuity, and more. "
target: Secucial Pte. Ltd.
Secucial Pte. Ltd. under registration number 201821104D, is a Singapore based company, founded in 2018. The company provides an identity wallet, based on a decentralized ledger with the goal to provide complete control of personal data to its users.
price ($mm)
$4.91
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closed 5/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

iWelcome, acquired UNLOQ Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Unloq, a Romanian startup specializing in passwordless authentication services, was taken over by iWelcome, a European Identity as a Service company with offices in the Netherlands and Romania. Unloq has developed a secure authentication system, replacing passwords with user consent from the mobile phone, following a notification.
buyer: iWelcome
iWelcome provides Identity & Access Management as a service (IDAAS). With iWelcome's cloud platform, organizations manage the identity lifecycle and access of their consumers, employees, business customers, partners and suppliers in a simple, secure and efficient manner. "
target: UNLOQ Systems Ltd.
Unloq is a Romanian startup specializing in passwordless authentication services. The Cluj-Napoca startup has developed a secure authentication system, replacing passwords with user consent from the mobile phone, following a notification.
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announced 12/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Boku, Inc., will acquire Danal, Inc.

synopsis: Danal, Inc. announced Boku, the world's leading independent direct carrier billing company, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Danal, Inc., the premier global provider of mobile identity and authentication solutions driven by unique real-time connections to mobile operator networks and data.
buyer: Boku, Inc. (AIM:BOKU:$50.15)
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants and operators alike. "
target parent: Danal Co., Ltd.
target: Danal, Inc.
Danal, Inc. is the premier global provider of mobile identity and authentication solutions driven by unique real-time connections to mobile operator networks and data. Danal, Inc. is a subsidiary of Danal Corp of Korea. They are based in San Jose, CA.
price ($mm)
$112
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$5
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closed 7/7/2016 via Market Wire

Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc., acquired Cyberloq

synopsis: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. announced that is has acquired joint ownership along with Mark Carten, the company CTO of the CyberloQ technology. The CyberloQ technology is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
buyer: Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ACRT:$0.01)
Advanced Credit Technologies, Inc. has developed a credit management software platform that allows large and small businesses to offer credit management tools to its clients. "
target: Cyberloq
CyberloQ is a mobile device authentication technology utilizing two step verification in an all-in-one approach to credit card fraud mitigation and prevention.
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closed 12/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Intel Security, acquired PasswordBox

synopsis: Intel announced the acquisition of PasswordBox, a Montreal-based and award-winning provider of a cross-platform identity management service that gives users a convenient way to log into all of their websites and applications from any device without having to type or remember passwords.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Intel Security
With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence, Intel Security is intensely focused on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services that protect systems and networks for business and personal use. "
target: PasswordBox
Award-winning PasswordBox is the only digital life manager that logs you in instantly to your favorite websites and apps without having to type in, or even memorize, your passwords. Collaborate with secure password sharing, for personal and business purposes.
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closed 8/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired BruteProtect

synopsis: Automattic, the company behind both WordPress.com and the open-source WordPress project, announced that it has acquired BruteProtect, a security and management tool for WordPress. BruteProtect is a cloud-powered Brute Force attack prevention plugin.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. They also make Jetpack for WordPress, which bundles a number of social improvements to the WordPress core software as a single plugin. "
target: BruteProtect
BruteProtect is a cloud-powered Brute Force attack prevention plugin. They leverage the millions of WordPress sites to identify and block malicious IPs. BruteProtect tracks failed login attempts across all installed users of the plugin.
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closed 2/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired SlickLogin

synopsis: Google has acquired SlickLogin, which allows users to access their secured accounts by utilizing smartphones. The company enables users to authenticate their accounts by placing their smartphones near computers\tablets. It verifies that user’s smartphone is in proximity to their device using its proprietary technology.
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 parent: UpWest Labs
target: SlickLogin
SlickLogin allows users to access their secured accounts by utilizing smartphones. The company enables users to authenticate their accounts by placing their smartphones near computers\tablets. It verifies that user’s smartphone is in proximity to their device using its proprietary technology.
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closed 11/20/2013 via PR Newswire

PasswordBox, acquired Legacy Locker

synopsis: PasswordBox, which helps people securely store, retrieve, create and share passwords, announced its acquisition of Legacy Locker, the first-to-market digital legacy solution. Legacy Locker allows users to enter their credentials to multiple web services, which are then passed on to friends and family in the event of their death.
buyer: PasswordBox
PasswordBox is the only free password manager that helps people securely store, retrieve, create and share passwords anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Keep your online identity safe and say goodbye to multiple user names and passwords that are impossible to remember. "
target: Legacy Locker
Legacy Locker allows users to enter their credentials to multiple web services, which are then passed on to friends and family in the event of their death. Founded in 2008 by Jeremy Toeman and Adam Burg, Legacy Locker Inc. is a privately held company based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 7/23/2013 via Company Press Release

RSA Security, acquired PassBan

synopsis: RSA has acquired San Francisco-based PassBan. PassBan Corporation develops and delivers a mobile device solution for securing applications and sites. PassBan’s technology offers modern multi-factor verification methods including biometrics, voice and facial recognition, geo-location, and on-demand OTP tokens.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: RSA Security
RSA Security Inc. is the expert in protecting online identities and digital assets. The inventor of core security technologies for the Internet, the Company leads the way in strong authentication and encryption, bringing trust to millions of user identities and the transactions that they perform. "
target: PassBan
PassBan Corporation develops and delivers a mobile device solution for securing applications and sites. PassBan’s technology offers modern multi-factor verification methods including biometrics, voice and facial recognition, geo-location, and on-demand OTP tokens.
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closed 4/12/2011 via PR Newswire

CSIdentity, acquired IdentityTruth, Inc.

synopsis: CSIdentity Corporation, the industry's leading provider of wholesale identity theft protection and fraud detection solutions, has successfully completed its acquisition of IdentityTruth, Inc., a provider of identity theft monitoring services.
buyer: CSIdentity
CSIdentity delivers, on a wholesale basis, Identity Theft Protection, Fraud Detection, Voice Biometrics, ID Verification, and Data Breach Management and Restoration Services. The company offers a comprehensive suite of business and personal security solutions targeting all aspects of identity theft."
target: IdentityTruth, Inc.
IdentityTruth, Inc. provides identity theft monitoring services to help consumers safeguard their privacy and identity. The company's Faster than Fraud technology enables detection and prediction of identity theft risks.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Privo, acquired Riyo Verified

synopsis: Privacy Vaults Online, Inc. (PRIVO), the leader in children’s online privacy and identity management solutions, announced it has acquired UK based Riyo Verified Ltd., specializing in providing online ID verification services for the regulated digital kids market. Riyo is available for iOS, Android and via web browsers connected to a webcam.
buyer: Privo
PRIVO provides online privacy compliance for COPPA, GDPR and student digital privacy laws and best practices, in addition to offering a robust customer identity and permission management platform that enable companies to legally and safely engage with children and their families online. "
target: Riyo Verified
UK based Riyo Verified Ltd. is specialized in providing online ID verification services for the regulated digital kids market. Riyo Verified provides real-time ID verification and regulatory compliance. It is available for iOS, Android and via web browsers connected to a webcam.
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closed 1/5/2011 via PR Newswire

YouSendIt, Inc., acquired Zosh

synopsis: YouSendIt, Inc., the global leader in secure digital content delivery, announced the acquisitions of Zosh, an innovative e-signature provider, for undisclosed amounts.
buyer: YouSendIt, Inc.
YouSendIt, Inc is the number one secure digital file delivery company. More than 15 million registered users and 310,000 subscribers trust YouSendIt to securely send receive and track digital content. "
target: Zosh
Zosh provides easy to use e-signature services that allow users to view, fill, sign and transmit documents from a mobile phone.
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closed 1/23/2007 via BusinessWire

ContentWatch, Inc., acquired Net Nanny Software International Inc.

synopsis: ContentWatch, the leading provider of parental controls solutions, today announced the acquisition of Net Nanny from online media and technology company LookSmart Ltd. Net Nanny is a trusted brand of Internet parental control and filtering software, an industry in which ContentWatch has been recognized as a technology leader.
buyer: ContentWatch, Inc.
ContentWatch delivers Internet management solutions for the home, library, education, government, and small/medium business markets. ContentWatch’s mission is to create Internet management tools and services that provide homes and businesses with a safer, more productive Internet experience. "
target parent: LookSmart Ltd.
target: Net Nanny Software International Inc.
Net Nanny Software International Inc., with headquarters and subsidiaries in the United States and Canada, specializes in Internet safety and computer security products for both the home and enterprise markets.
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closed 12/20/2005 via BusinessWire

Sunbelt Software, purchased Kerio Personal Firewall from Kerio Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of the Kerio Personal Firewall, a powerful and industry-leading firewall. The acquisition also includes the Kerio ServerFirewall, a powerful tool that provides advanced firewall protection for Windows server operating systems.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Sunbelt Software
With its US office located in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Florida, Sunbelt Software, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise system infrastructure software, including anti-spyware, security, anti-spam and system management tools. "
seller: Kerio Technologies, Inc.
Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides Internet messaging and firewall products, emphasizing the secure delivery of your network data with clear, easy-to-use administrative interfaces and tools.
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closed 8/25/2010 via

McAfee, Inc., acquired WaveSecure

synopsis: McAfee completed the acquisition of privately owned tenCube, the provider of the WaveSecure mobile security service. The WaveSecure security service for consumers allows users to remotely control their devices, manage the data on their phones, ensure privacy in the event of device theft or loss and enhance the possibility of recovering the phone.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. "
target: WaveSecure
tenCube provides WaveSecure, a mobile security service. The WaveSecure security service for consumers allows users to remotely control their devices, manage the data on their phones, ensure privacy in the event of device theft or loss and enhance the possibility of recovering the phone.
price ($mm)
$11
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dashlane, acquired PassOmatic Inc.

synopsis: Password management site Dashlane has made its first purchase, snapping up PassOmatic Inc. in a move to become a one-stop for identity management and pick up some talent in the process. Founded by Dashlane users, PassOmatic Inc. built technology to automatically generate new passwords.
buyer: Dashlane
Dashlane makes identity and payments simple and secure everywhere, with its world-leading password manager and secure digital wallet. Over 2 million people use Dashlane to manage their passwords, automatically log in, generate strong passwords, pay on any website without ever typing card info. "
target: PassOmatic Inc.
PassOmatic Inc. develops technology that changes passwords automatically. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in New York, New York.
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closed 11/15/2011 via PR Newswire

TrustedID, Inc., acquired Unsubscribe, Inc.

synopsis: TrustedID, a leading provider of credit and identity protection services, announced the acquisition of Unsubscribe.com, creator of the industry's most advanced social network security for consumers. With the click of a button, users instantly send unwanted mailing lists to Unsubscribe.com for safe removal.
buyer: TrustedID, Inc.
TrustedID delivers privacy and security services to proactively help protect against credit and identity theft. The company's services provide a comprehensive suite of protections including access to its 24/7 on-call protection team and $1,000,000 limited warranty. "
target: Unsubscribe, Inc.
Unsubscribe is a powerful service that addresses a simple problem - getting rid of unwanted mailing lists. With the click of a button, users instantly send unwanted mailing lists to Unsubscribe.com for safe removal.
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