Like NewBay Software Ltd.

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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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Playtika Ltd., acquired Aditor Ltd.

synopsis: Playtika, a Israel-based game devloper that has created mobile games such as Slotomania, House of Fun and Bingo Blitz, has acquired the Israeli mobile Ad Tech company Aditor. Aditor has created successful mobile advertising campaigns for top brands in the online entertainment, sports, gaming and many other industries.
buyer parent: Giant Interactive Group
buyer: Playtika Ltd. (PLTK:$2,484.90)
Playtika pioneered free-to-play games on social networks and mobile platforms. It is the creator of such popular titles as Slotomania, House of Fun and Bingo Blitz, which consistently rank among the top-grossing games on Apple's App Store, Google Play and Facebook. "
target: Aditor Ltd.
Aditor is a mobile Ad Tech company. Their PredictAI product allows customers to manage their campaigns on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube, and also uses AI to monitor the behavior of customers and competitors.
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closed 2/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Haystar Services and Technology, Inc.,, merged with Dibz International, Inc.

synopsis: Haystar Services and Technology, Inc.announced today that on January 30, 2007, it completed the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of Dibz International, Inc. Dibz is a technology company that will provide a simple, easy to use Internet based Personal Content Management System to users of viral social networks.
buyer: Haystar Services and Technology, Inc.,
Haystar Services and Technology, Inc. is a shell company. It trades over the counter as HYSR. "
target: Dibz International, Inc.
Dibz is a technology company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, that will provide a simple, easy to use Internet based Personal Content Management System to users of viral social networks allowing the easy capturing, cataloging, and review of personal content utilized on viral social networks.
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closed 5/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Open List, Inc.

synopsis: Marchex, Inc. today announced that it has acquired certain assets of Open List, Inc., including its robust content aggregation, search technology, and user-generated content platform that Marchex plans to deploy to its proprietary network of vertical and local Web sites.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex is an online technology company that helps merchants sell through search. The company is focused on search engine and contextual marketing, local search, and direct navigation. "
target: Open List, Inc.
Open List, Inc. was founded in 2003 to help people make better everyday decisions. To accomplish this, Open List interprets, structures and organizes the mass of relevant but highly fragmented information that exists on the Web today.
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closed 3/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Onfolio, Inc.

synopsis: Today at the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, Microsoft Corp. announced the acquisition of the assets of Onfolio Inc., a privately held, Cambridge, Mass.-based Internet research and information management provider.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Onfolio, Inc.
Onfolio, Inc. is an independent software company committed to empowering Internet users with tools for collecting, organizing and sharing information online.
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closed 6/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Kivra AB, acquired Brevo AB

synopsis: Swedish digital mailbox Kivra has strengthened its position as market leader on the market for digital postal mail in Sweden by acquiring its competitor Brevo. When the two digital mailboxes have been fully integrated, there will be one digital mailbox in Sweden with over half a million users.
buyer: Kivra AB
Kivra AB operates an online portal which allows users to receive, pay, and archive important documents into digital form. Kivra AB is based in Stockholm, Sweden. "
target: Brevo AB
Brevo AB operates a Web-based platform that offers digital mailbox services in Sweden. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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closed 12/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Booking.com B.V., acquired eBuddy

synopsis: Booking.com has acquired eBuddy, a web based messenger providing access to MSN, Yahoo, AIM, GoogleTalk and MySpaceIM. No downloads/registration required! eBuddy works on any computer, mobile phone, PDA, SonyPSP or NintendoDS. Advertise on eBuddy and reach 12 million people per month on the web and on their mobile phone.
buyer parent: Priceline
buyer: Booking.com B.V.
Bookings B.V. is one of Europe's leading Internet hotel reservation services. Booking.com B.V. is based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and is supported internationally by 115 offices in over 50 countries around the world. "
target: eBuddy
eBuddy is a web based messenger providing access to MSN, Yahoo, AIM, GoogleTalk and MySpaceIM. eBuddy works on any computer, mobile phone, PDA, SonyPSP or NintendoDS. Advertisers on eBuddy can reach 12 million people per month on the web and on their mobile phones.
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announced 4/14/2011 via BNC Analysis

Intertainment Media Inc., will acquire Commobility Inc.

synopsis: Internet software developer Intertainment Media Inc. says it has agreed to buy mobile software and app developer Commobility Inc.
buyer: Intertainment Media Inc. (CA:INT:$4.75)
Intertainment Media Inc. provides technology and marketing solutions for branding, loyalty initiatives, and consumer engagement worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Graphic Services and New Media. "
target: Commobility Inc.
Commobility Inc. develops mobile software and key applications in real time semantic search, location based mobile video search and real-time communication platforms, and large scale mobile messaging and service delivery platforms.
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$1.97
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announced 9/9/2020 via PR Newswire

CapGenius, LLC will be merged with Integrate Social Group,

synopsis: CapGenius, the creative content keyboard that helps with witty and relatable captions for all social media platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Snapchat, announced a strategic merger with Integrate Social Group, the social media marketing powerhouse behind the viral Instagram accounts @lmao, @singers and @randomvideos.
buyer: Integrate Social Group
Integrate Social uses a data backed methodology to create and share content that resonates with Gen Z and Young Millennials. Using this methodology, and through strategic partnerships, Integrate Social has helped brands grow into multi-million and billion dollar companies. "
target: CapGenius, LLC
CapGenius acts as a simple search engine generating on-demand content and publishes it through a downloadable mobile keyboard on the App Store. Users can instantly search for captions, find relevant content, and use anywhere they access their native keyboard.
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announced 10/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., will acquire Boxer Inc.

synopsis: VMware, the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era, will acquire Boxer, Inc., a company that develops e-mail management software for phones. Using Boxer, employees can quickly process email — sharing it, moving it to other cloud applications, marking it as read or as Spam.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources. "
target: Boxer Inc.
Boxer Inc. develops e-mail management software for phones. Boxer is building the next generation mobile inbox. Designed for anyone that relies on email, Boxer turns your attention into action, making the user more responsive and effective wherever they are.
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closed 6/5/2013 via BNC Analysis

Taskbox, Inc., acquired Boxer Inc.

synopsis: Email management startup Taskbox Inc. has acquired another Austin email contender and taken its name — Boxer Inc. Boxer Inc. develops e-mail management software for phones. The company is based in Austin, Texas.
buyer: Taskbox, Inc.
Taskbox Inc. is a startup company based in Austin, TX which develops email management for phones. "
target: Boxer Inc.
Boxer Inc. develops e-mail management software for phones. The company is based in Austin, Texas.
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closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

WebTrends Inc., acquired ClickShift

synopsis: WebTrends Inc., the market leader for web analytics and Marketing Performance Management solutions has acquired ClickShift, an innovator in online advertising optimization. The acquisition brings leading edge technology and deep industry expertise to WebTrends, with ClickShift employees joining the company.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners
buyer: WebTrends Inc.
Webtrends delivers the industry's most recognized search engine marketing, visitor intelligence, and analytics solutions to enable companies to understand their customers, drive engagement, and enhance marketing and brand awareness. "
target: ClickShift
ClickShift enables marketers to continually grow profits from online advertising by automatically optimizing performance to the desired business goal. ClickShift’s system monitors, measures, and tunes online advertising investments across multiple channels.
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closed 11/3/2005 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired ByteTaxi, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. today announced it has acquired FolderShare(TM), a leading service in the emerging space of file synchronization and remote access technology that helps customers access information across multiple devices. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: ByteTaxi, Inc.
FolderShareTM allows you to create a private peer-to-peer network that will help you to synchronize files across multiple devices and access or share files with colleagues and friends. You no longer need to send large files via email, burn them to CDs/DVDs and mail them, or upload them to a website.
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closed 1/16/2006 via

Emblaze Ltd., acquired Smart Content

synopsis: Emblaze Ltd, the next generation telecom vendor group, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire majority interest in Israeli based software technology company, Smart Content, developer of highly advanced technology for Content-Push over wireless and IP networks to mobile devices and personal computers.
buyer: Emblaze Ltd.
Emblaze Ltd is a group of companies sharing a common mission to provide telecom operators with technologies, products and solutions for next generation services. "
target: Smart Content
Smart Content's technology is considered to be the "missing link" that will allow users to receive real-time personalized content directly on their devices personal computers.
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closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

Comcast Corporation, acquired Stringify

synopsis: Stringify has been acquired by Comcast. Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: Stringify
Stringify is an automation service for the Internet of Things (IoT) with award-winning apps in both iOS and Android. Stringify allows people to connect all their physical products and digital services together in one place so they can take better care of themselves, their families and their homes.
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closed 5/19/2021 via PR Web

Sounder, acquired Podnods

synopsis: Sounder, an end-to-end audio management, distribution, monetization, and analytics platform built with and for creators, has acquired Podnods, a leading podcasting discovery and analytics technology. Podnods’ AI-driven technology will be integrated into the Sounder platform, bringing state-of-the-art technology to creators and listeners worldwide.
buyer: Sounder
Sounder is an end-to-end audio management, distribution, monetization, and analytics platform focused on making audio more discoverable and better for everyone. Sounder connects creators to the tools and services they need to grow both audiences and revenue. "
target: Podnods
Podnods is a podcasting discovery and analytics company. Podnods' platform allows users to select the type of content they're interested in and get recommendations through its AI-driven technology. Users can create custom feeds with Podnods, sample podcasts, and listen on their favorite devices.
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closed 4/17/2014 via PR Web

KoMarketing Associates, LLC, acquired Contaxio

synopsis: KoMarketing has acquired a majority stake in social media management tool Contaxio, a second-generation social media contact management system created in 2007 by Whitley Media. Originally known as “MyTweeple,” the application allows social media users, Twitter users in particular, to easily and quickly manage your relationships on Twitter.
buyer: KoMarketing Associates, LLC
KoMarketing is a B2B online marketing agency specializing in search engine, social media, and content marketing. Celebrating over ten years of client success stories, KoMarketing helps build the connections that drive B2B business results through highly customized marketing programs. "
target parent: Whitley Media
target: Contaxio
Contaxio is a second-generation social media contact management system created in 2007. The application allows social media users, Twitter users in particular, to easily and quickly manage your relationships on Twitter.
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closed 7/24/2013 via PR Newswire

Reputation.com, Inc., acquired MySocialCloud

synopsis: Reputation.com, the market and technology leader in online reputation management and digital privacy, has acquired MySocialCloud, a cloud-based platform that enables users to securely manage all logins and passwords from a single place.
buyer: Reputation.com, Inc.
Reputation 24/7 is a United Kingdom-based online reputation management firm. It offers a simple and effective solution, by strategically influencing the volume of natural searches we can replace the negative search suggestions with positive and neutral keywords, making them seem more popular. "
target: MySocialCloud
MySocialCloud.com is an online web application that allows you to manage your online life in one simple “cloud”. Their purpose is to help people manage their online lives. MySocialCloud allows people to store usernames and passwords for automatic login to any site.
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closed 8/6/2012 via Market Wire

Jobscience, Inc., acquired Atomkeep

synopsis: Jobscience Inc. announced the acquisition of Atomkeep, a pioneer in social profile management. Atomkeep helps users sync their profile information on social networks, job boards and other internet sites. Users gain a streamlined way to validate and control their social identity across multiple sites.
buyer: Jobscience, Inc.
Jobscience is the leader in Social Relationship Management for hiring. Jobscience's agile solutions bring social, mobile and CRM processes to talent management, keeping corporations and staffing agencies connected with and attracting top talent. "
target: Atomkeep
Atomkeep helps users easily ensure that all of their social network profiles from sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Monster, Yelp and YouTube are accurate and up-to-date. Users simply build a profile on a single website and then publish it to all of his/her accounts.
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closed 11/10/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Google Inc., acquired Katango, Inc.

synopsis: Google has acquired Katango, a start up company that helps people manage their online social networks. Katango is a natural fit for Google's Plus service, a 4-month-old social network that allows users to sort their friendships into different subsets that the company calls "Circles."
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: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
target: Katango, Inc.
Katango was founded to develop social algorithms that improve people's online social interaction. Katango — on iPhone, iPad, iPod and the Web — organizes its members into groups based on their interests, topics and backgrounds.
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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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closed 6/22/2006 via BusinessWire

New Bay Software, Ltd, acquired InAMobile, Ltd

synopsis: NewBay Software, the leading provider of mobile social networking and multi-media solutions, announced the acquisition of Inamobile Ltd, a UK developer of handset applications that provide image upload and viewing capabilities across Java, Symbian and BREW platforms. This acquisition significantly enhances NewBay's product range.
buyer: New Bay Software, Ltd
NewBay's mobile applications include the award winning FoneBlog, mobile blogging and multimedia album solution; FoneShare, for legal mobile content superdistribution; and FonePIM, carrier grade mobile synchronization. "
target: InAMobile, Ltd
Inamobile is the leading Mobile Photo Applications Specialist. Our advanced imaging solutions have been deployed by leading mobile network operators, photofinishers, retailers and brands around the world. Inamobile was established in 2003 and is privately held with its head office in London, UK.
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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.
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$1,400
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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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$425
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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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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:$168,088.00)
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:$23,129.81)
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
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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.
price ($mm)
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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:$10,070.17)
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. Their operations are based on unique expertise in materials technology, extensive knowledge of industrial processes and close customer cooperation. "
target: Newtrax Technologies Inc.
Newtrax is a global leader in wireless IoT for underground hard rock mines. Newtrax integrates the latest Internet-of-Things and Analytics technologies to monitor and provide insights on underground operations, including people, machines and the environment.
price ($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)
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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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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:$3,123.99)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

IT Glue, acquired Cenersys, LLC

synopsis: IT Glue has acquired Cenersys, an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Designed specifically for Managed Services Providers, Cenersys allows partners to get “complete visibility of their clients’ networks,” the company says.
buyer: IT Glue
Founded in 2013, IT Glue offers a secure and flexible IT documentation platform that significantly increases the operating efficiency of MSPs by centralizing all documentation needs, resulting in quicker response time, increased control and higher margins. "
target: Cenersys, LLC
Cenersys is an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Founded in 2016, Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Cenersys allows partners to get complete visibility of their clients’ networks.
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Fundamental Applications Corp.
Fundamental Applications Corp. was founded in 2014 to launch innovative mobile applications targeted at millennials. Millennials are described as a demographic born between 1980 and 2000 into a digital world with significant discretionary income.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: GLUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$540.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.52
EBIT ($mm)
$20.52
Net Income ($mm)
$20.45
Employees
715
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Ticker: SZSE:30005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.47
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$8.17
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:FRZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc. is a leading creator of mobile social games that are fun and engaging for all ages. Players can download and enjoy their games for free, or they can purchase virtual items and additional features within the game to increase the fun factor.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream is a technology company focused on developing apps and digital platforms that disrupt conventional industries. ClickStream's WinQuik is a free-to-play synchronized mobile app and digital gaming platform that allows users to compete in quiz type games to win real money and prizes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: ZNGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,251.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.40
EBIT ($mm)
($4.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2245
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Ticker: TSXV:LAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tangelo Games
Tangelo Games
Tangelo's team of gaming experts committed to deliver cutting-edge, future ready, scalable gaming assets to the marketplace. This translates into a collection of fun, casual, casino themed games that are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game/in-app sale of virtual coins.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$11.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.62)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.40
Employees
35
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Ticker: NYSE:RBLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROBLOX
ROBLOX
Roblox’s mission is to build a human co-experience platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. Roblox enables anyone to imagine, create, and have fun with friends as they explore millions of immersive 3D experiences, all built by a global community of developers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,149.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($276.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($328.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
960
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A299910
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vespa Inc
Vespa Inc
Vespa, Inc is a leading game developer based in Seoul, South Korea. They are the creators behind "King’s Raid", a mobile game that’s available on all app stores.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.02
EBIT ($mm)
$24.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.21
EBIT ($mm)
$3.09
Net Income ($mm)
$4.03
Employees
649
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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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