Like Vertro, Inc.

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 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
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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 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 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
EV / EBITDA
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:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target parent: Inform Technologies, LLC
target: Yuku
Yuku has a long history of serving, managing and hosting forum communities, and also includes the original ezboard.com forum community, one of the most prominent forum platforms online. Yuku.com includes many social network features for members and member profiles.
price ($mm)
$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:$171,704.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Superpod
Superpod develops software to post questions and receive answers. Superpod is a fun way to ask and answer questions on the go by getting instant advice from their pods of experts.
price ($mm)
$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 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 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
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closed 3/12/2009 via Company Press Release

Adknowledge, Inc., acquired MIVA Media

synopsis: Adknowledge announced that it has acquired the Media division of MIVA, Inc. MIVA Media, one of the largest independent online performance advertising networks, was founded in 1999 and includes the Espotting and Findwhat.com brands.
buyer: Adknowledge, Inc.
Adknowledge, a privately-owned internet advertising network, operates a single, auction-based advertiser marketplace at www.bidsystem.com where advertisers can go to solve all of their marketing needs outside of search. "
target parent: MIVA, Inc.
target: MIVA Media
MIVA Media is a contextual Pay-Per-Click (PPC) ad network focused on key vertical sectors. It is one of the largest independent online performance advertising networks, was founded in 1999 and includes the Espotting and Findwhat.com brands.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 9/16/2004 via BusinessWire

Miva Corporation, acquired MvCool

synopsis: Miva Corporation, a leading online provider of e-commerce software and services for small to medium-sized enterprises, and a FindWhat.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ:FWHT), today announced the acquisition of MvCool.
buyer: 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. "
target: MvCool
MvCool is the retail destination website for aftermarket Miva Merchant plug-in modules.
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closed 3/23/2004 via BusinessWire

FindWhat.com, acquired Comet Systems, Inc.

synopsis: FindWhat.com a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing and commerce enabling services for online businesses, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Comet Systems, Inc., a leading provider of connected desktop consumer software.
buyer: FindWhat.com (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Comet Systems, Inc.
Companies that have survived on the Internet usually fall into two categories: those whose business models took off early — like eBay and Amazon — and those who succeeded after reinventing themselves in response to the rapidly changing Internet economy. Comet proudly counts itself in this latter ca
price ($mm)
$24
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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 7/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Espotting Media merged with FINDWHAT.COM,

synopsis: FINDWHAT.COM (NASDAQ:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing and commerce enabling services, and ESPOTTING MEDIA, INC., a leading paid listings provider in Europe, today announced the completion of the merger between the two companies.
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: Espotting Media
We do this through the second most popular activity on the web - search. How do we do this? It's quite simple. Espotting provide consumers with access to highly targeted search results from thousands of the world's most popular brand names including Orange, Go Airlines, British Airways, Norwich Uni
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$178
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announced 11/6/2018 via Company Press Release

ConversionPoint Technologies, will acquire Inuvo, Inc.

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., a provider of artificial intelligence technology for brands and agencies, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by ConversionPoint Technologies, Inc., a privately held eCommerce technology company.
buyer: ConversionPoint Technologies
ConversionPoint Technologies Inc. is a high-growth, eCommerce technology platform that empowers direct-to-consumer performance marketing. The company’s technology suite include a media optimization solution to optimize ad purchases and lower customer acquisition costs, and a CRM platform "
target: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo, Inc. is a market leader in artificial intelligence, aligning brand strategy with consumer intent. This patented IntentKey artificial intelligence technology leverages contextually-based machine learning algorithms that mirror the way the human brain instantly associate ideas and emotions.
price ($mm)
$76
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$84
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0.9x
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closed 2/7/2017 via Market Wire

Inuvo, Inc., acquired Netseer

synopsis: Inuvo, Inc., an advertising technology and digital publishing company, announced that it had purchased substantially all the assets of Silicon Valley based NetSeer, Inc., a provider of visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers.
buyer: Inuvo, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo®, Inc. is an advertising technology and digital publishing business that serves hundreds of millions of income generating ads monthly across a network of websites and apps serving desktop, tablet and mobile devices. "
target: Netseer
NetSeer provides market leading visual monetization solutions for advertisers and publishers backed by its patented ConceptGraph™ intent engine. ConceptGraph offers an accurate, nuanced picture of an audience's mindset resulting in a more precise and predictive targeting solution.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5.51 [$34.77]
rev ($mm)
$21
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3.2x
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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 [$15]
rev ($mm)
$32
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closed 11/23/2009 via BusinessWire

Inuvo, acquired Zubican.com

synopsis: Inuvo™, Inc. announces the aquisition of the website www.zubican.com, the Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Inuvo (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Zubican.com
Zubican.com is a Southern California-based online business community, devoted to connecting business-to-business buyers and sellers.
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closed 5/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired iLead Media, Inc.

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that the Company has completed its acquisition of iLead Media, Inc., a Utah corporation, with iLead becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. iLead is engaged in the business of online sales lead generation.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: iLead Media, Inc.
iLeadMedia is a recognized leader in online lead generation. Voted by our peers as one of the top seven CPA advertisers on the internet, we are worthy of your confidence. We create unique lead generation campaigns that have found widespread acceptance in the internet marketing industry.
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cancelled 4/13/2006 via

Think Partnership, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of IceRocket.com, LLC

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that the Company has entered into a letter of intent to acquire IceRocket.com, LLC, which operates a comprehensive real-time search engine that focuses on blogs and RSS, providing its visitors the latest in top news, business, technology, health, and sports stories.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: IceRocket.com, LLC
IceRocket, a privately owned and operated search engine, is a global leader in real-time search services on the Internet, providing new and more powerful ways for people to find exactly what they are looking for. IceRocket has innovative blog search technology to search the blogosphere.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired Litmus Media

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Litmus Media, Inc., which has developed and implemented revolutionary real-time "in the clickstream" click fraud detection and protection technology.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Litmus Media
Litmus Media offers integrated solutions for performance-based advertising, search marketing, and e-retailing industries.
price ($mm)
$13
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired Web Diversity LLC

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Web Diversity Limited, a leading paid search management and organic search company. Headquartered in London, Web Diversity plans to open an office in Hong Kong next month.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Web Diversity LLC
Web Diversity is an internationally recognised leader in Internet Marketing. Established in 2000 we have built up a deep and thorough understanding of how to make Internet marketing campaigns work for our clients.
price ($mm)
$3.86
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Morex Marketing Group, LLC merged with CGI Holding Corporation,

synopsis: In a move designed to considerably leverage the existing online marketing and lead generation capabilities of CGI Holding Corporation d/b/a Think Partnership Inc., the Company today announced that it has closed its acquisition of privately held Morex Marketing Group LLC.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Morex Marketing Group, LLC
Babytobee.com, a subsiduary of Morex Marketing Group, LLC is the #1 marketing company in the U.S., gathering Mother and Father-to-be names and presenting them with new and exciting baby related offers.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/5/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired Vintacom Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will considerably accelerate the growth of CGI Holding Corporation's d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. lead generation capacity and make it one of the largest and fastest-growing online dating companies in the world, Think Partnership today announced it has closed its acquisition of privately held Vintacom Media Group Inc.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Vintacom Media Group, Inc.
The core focus of Vintacom is the development of low maintenance, high traffic e-commerce Internet applications for the B2C (Business-to-Consumer) and B2B (Business-to-Business) market.
price ($mm)
$9.90
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired Real Estate School Online, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will make CGI Holding Corporation d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. a major player in the growing field of online education, the Company today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Real Estate School Online Inc.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Real Estate School Online, Inc.
Real Estate School Online is based in Miami, Fla., and is a leading provider of online education products and services specializing in delivering fully accredited real estate licensing and continuing education courses.
price ($mm)
$9.90
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/24/2005 via BusinessWire

WebSourced, Inc., acquired Smart Interactive Ltd.

synopsis: WebSourced, Inc., a leader in search engine marketing and a wholly owned subsidiary of CGI Holding Corporation, today announced that the Company has acquired the assets of Smart Interactive Ltd., a leading provider of search engine marketing services to companies throughout Great Britain and Europe.
buyer parent: Think Partnership, Inc.
buyer: WebSourced, Inc.
WebSourced, Inc., is recognized internationally as a global leader in Internet marketing solutions. Established in 1994 and acquired in 1999 by S. Pat Martin, its current CEO, WebSourced's all-encompassing approach to web solutions makes the task of implementing Internet sales and Internet marketin "
target: Smart Interactive Ltd.
Smart Interactive Ltd. has been developed to provide you with expert consultancy, professional search marketing services and high quality training with the maximum return on investment. Smart Interactive is led by world-renowned search engine expert, Mike Grehan.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired KowaBunga! Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation, which plans to seek shareholder approval to change its name to Think Partnership Inc., today announced that the Company has acquired KowaBunga! Marketing, Inc., a provider of Internet marketing software technologies, including software for affiliate marketing, search engine marketing and opt-in email marketing.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: KowaBunga! Marketing, Inc.
KowaBunga! Technologies produces, markets, sells and supports various Extreme Internet Marketing Software Titles including My Affiliate Program and Opt-In Pro. We also offer Affiliate Marketing Services through our Team Affiliate Department. We provide powerful, practical, effective solutions to on
price ($mm)
$1.18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2005 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired PrimaryAds, Inc.

synopsis: In a move that will make CGI Holding Corporation d/b/a Think Partnership Inc. a major player in the growing field of affiliate marketing, the Company today announced that it has closed its acquisition of PrimaryAds Inc., a leading affiliate marketing network made up of many online advertisers and publishers.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: PrimaryAds, Inc.
PrimaryAds is a network for online advertisers and affiliates that specializes in cost-per-action advertising. Under our model, an advertiser pays us, and we pay an affiliate, when an Internet user signs up as a lead or makes a purchase.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
closed 8/20/2004 via BusinessWire

CGI Holding Corporation, acquired WebCapades, Inc.

synopsis: CGI Holding Corporation today announced that the Company has acquired WebCapades, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, which owns several online dating and relationship web sites.
buyer: CGI Holding Corporation (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: WebCapades, Inc.
WebCapades is a leading global provider of online services providing engaging online communities to consumers and reliable solutions to businesses. The company, which was founded in 1998, operates websites that reach out to over ten million visitors from all around the world.
price ($mm)
$7.98
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2021 via PR Web

Nosto, acquired Stackla

synopsis: Nosto, an AI-powered commerce experience platform in Sweden, has acquired Stackla, a global visual content marketing platform. Stackla helps marketers manage and display the most engaging visual content across all their marketing touchpoints. Their AI-powered user-generated content platform enables brands to build a rich library of visual content.
buyer: Nosto
Nosto is an AI-powered commerce experience platform in Sweden. Nosto enables retailers to deliver personalized digital shopping experiences at every touchpoint, across every device. Their platform allows users to build, launch and optimize 1:1 omnichannel marketing campaigns and digital experiences."
target: Stackla
Stackla is a a global visual content marketing platform. Stackla helps modern marketers discover, manage and display the most engaging visual content across all their marketing touchpoints. Their AI-powered user-generated content platform enables brands to build a rich library of visual content.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Synacor, Inc. will be merged with Centre Lane Partners, LLC,

synopsis: Synacor, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based Collaboration and Identity Management software and services serving global enterprises, video, internet, and communications providers, and governments, will merge with Centre Lane Partners, LLC, a New York-based private investment firm.
buyer: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
Centre Lane is a private investment firm that invests in the equity and debt of middle market companies in North America. Centre Lane employs a flexible strategy that approaches situations with a solutions orientation, and seeks to partner with strong management teams. "
target: Synacor, Inc. (SYNC:$84.09)
Synacor is a cloud-based software and services company serving global video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers, governments and enterprises. Synacor’s mission is to enable its customers to better engage with their consumers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$91 [$93]
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
21.8x
announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Sharethrough will be merged with District M,

synopsis: Sharethrough, one of the world's largest ad exchanges, will merge with Montreal-based District M, a leading global programmatic advertising exchange. The merger will create one of the largest independent omnichannel ad exchanges in the world, anchored in a user-centric, respectful, quality-first approach to digital advertising.
buyer: District M
District M is a leading global programmatic advertising exchange with efficient solutions, facilitating inventory transactions between advertisers and publishers. District M continuously drives innovation with its proprietary technologies on the supply side and the demand side. "
target: Sharethrough
Sharethrough is one of the largest ad exchanges, with direct connections to every major Demand Side Platform and over 12k publisher websites. Their technology enhances every impression by rendering a higher-performing banner, video, or native ad that dynamically fits into any placement on any site.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Givaudan, will acquire Myrissi

synopsis: Givaudan, a global manufacturer of flavors, fragrances, and active cosmetic ingredients, will acquire Myrissi, a French AI firm. Myrissi offers technology that is capable of translating fragrances into colour patterns and images. Their AI-powered marketing assistant enables brands to optimize the color and design of their packaging and products.
buyer: Givaudan (SWX:GIVN:$7,103.21)
Givaudan is a global manufacturer of flavors, fragrances, and active cosmetic ingredients. Together with their customers in the food, beverage, consumer goods and fragrance industries, Givaudan creates products that delight consumers the world over. "
target: Myrissi
Myrissi is a French artificial intelligence (AI) firm. Myrissi offers technology that is capable of translating fragrances into colour patterns and images. Their AI-powered marketing assistant enables brands to optimize the color and design of their packaging and products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

ContextLink, acquired Ambassador

synopsis: i2H has acquired Ambassador, a "Refer-a-Friend" platform that empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals, and revenue by leveraging word-of-mouth. Ambassador will operate as part of i2H's ContextLink, an end-to-end platform that gives brands the ability to personalize to their customer in their loyalty, reward, and offer programs.
buyer: ContextLink
ContextLink is an end-to-end platform that gives brands the ability to personalize to their customer in their loyalty, reward, and offer programs. It provides the Customer Data Platform (CDP) that connects people, data, and devices into a Graph Identity Engine across the digital and physical world. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Ambassador
Ambassador empowers marketers to increase customers, referrals, and revenue by leveraging the power of word-of-mouth. Their flexible referral marketing software automates the process of enrolling, tracking, rewarding, and managing customers, affiliates, influencers, partners, and fans.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Neobpo, acquired S3ND

synopsis: Neobpo, one of the largest companies in the country in the area of business process outsourcing (BPO), announced the acquisition of S3ND, a startup from Rio Grande do Sul specialized in omnichannel marketing. The S3ND platform integrates the SMS, e-mail, voice message, and chatbot channels, using artificial intelligence for personalization.
buyer: Neobpo
Neobpo is one of the largest companies in the country in the area of business process outsourcing (BPO). Based in Brazil, Neobpo is specialized in offering BPO solutions, technology and services, combining CX, UX and Design Thinking consulting. "
target: S3ND
S3ND is a startup from Rio Grande do Sul specialized in omnichannel marketing. In practice, the S3ND platform integrates the SMS, e-mail, voice message, Messenger, WhatsApp and chatbot channels, using artificial intelligence for segmentation and personalization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

ZignSec, will acquire Wyzer

synopsis: ZignSec AB, a Swedish provider of digital identity verification solutions, will acquire Wyzer Limited, a provider of software for managing business processes and verifications in Malta. Wyzer utilises AI to improve the efficiency of company processes. Their platform provides tools for low-code, intelligent automation, digital signatures, and more.
buyer: ZignSec (OM:ZIGN:$1.92)
ZignSec is a Swedish provider of digital identity verification solutions. ZignSec enables businesses to quickly and safely identify online customers in real time. They offer multiple solutions through a single API that allows users to manage their KYC and AML compliance requirements. "
target: Wyzer
Wyzer is a leading provider of software for managing business processes and verifications in Malta. Wyzer utilises AI and predictive models to improve the efficiency of company processes. Their platform provides tools for low-code, intelligent automation, digital signatures, and more.
price ($mm)
$3.54
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Loblaw Media, acquired EyeReturn Marketing

synopsis: Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada's food and pharmacy leader and the nation's largest retailer, has acquired Toronto-based Eyereturn Marketing Inc., a marketing company that improves the way brands connect with their customers online. The transaction complements and strengthens Loblaw Media, the company's full-service digital marketing agency.
buyer parent: Loblaw Companies Limited
buyer: Loblaw Media
Canada-based Loblaw Media offers a new way to plan and deliver meaningful and smart digital advertising to help consumer brands more effectively reach customers. Loblaw Media uses transaction-based insights from their online and bricks and mortar stores to target and measure campaign effectiveness. "
target parent: Torstar Corporation
target: EyeReturn Marketing
Toronto-based Eyereturn Marketing improves the way brands connect with their customers online. Its proprietary platform provides unified campaign control, empowering brands through consolidated attribution-based results in a single dashboard.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

KMS Lighthouse, acquired Reps AI

synopsis: Knowledge management platform KMS Lighthouse has announced the acquisition of fellow Israeli startup Reps AI, which specialises in AI-driven agent and employee assist technology. Reps AI engine automatically learns from a company's best reps to show the rest of the team how to answer each customer request in real time.
buyer: KMS Lighthouse
KMS Lighthouse drives smarter, better business interactions with its knowledge management solutions. When customers and employees have issues, Lighthouse illuminates the path with instant answers. "
target: Reps AI
Israeli startup Reps AI specialises in AI-driven agent and employee assist technology. Reps AI engine automatically learns from a company's best reps to show the rest of the team how to answer each customer request in real time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Elop AS, will acquire Simplifai AS

synopsis: Norwegian technology company Elop has signed a letter of intent to acquire 100 percent of the shares in artificial intelligence company Simplifai. Based in Oslo, Simplifai develops automation solutions using artificial intelligence to help its clients grow and cut costs.
buyer: Elop AS (LOP-ME.OSL:$0.00)
ELOP is a Norwegian high-tech company developing advanced tools, applications and software for asset management, inspections and monitoring of concrete structures globally. "
target: Simplifai AS
Based in Oslo, Simplifai develops automation solutions using artificial intelligence to help its clients grow and cut costs. Its business concept is to develop automation systems that give business managers one tool to extract the value from all their existing systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2020 via PR Newswire

Navigate360, acquired Social Sentinel, Inc.

synopsis: Navigate360, a provider of safety solutions and services, has acquired Social Sentinel, a safety, technology and linguistics company focused on scanning digital content for safety and security threats. Social Sentinel uses an AI-powered language engine to identify signals of potential harm in digital conversations.
buyer: Navigate360
Navigate360 is a provider of safety solutions and services. Through technology, education and services, Navigate360 offers solutions spanning the full spectrum of safety, from prevention and preparation through response and recovery. They serve schools, healthcare systems, workplaces, and more. "
target: Social Sentinel, Inc.
Social Sentinel is a safety, technology and linguistics company focused on scanning digital content for safety and security threats. Social Sentinel uses an AI-powered language engine to identify signals of potential harm in digital conversations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2020 via PR Newswire

BlackLine, Inc., acquired Rimilia Holdings, Ltd.

synopsis: BlackLine, Inc., a leader in accounting automation software, has acquired Rimilia, an AI-powered cloud-based platform in the UK that enables accounts receivable (AR) automation and digital transformation. Rimilia enable organisations to control cash flow and cash collection in real-time.
buyer: BlackLine, Inc. (:$321.05)
BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions for Finance & Accounting (F&A) that centralize and streamline financial close operations and other key F&A processes for midsize and large organizations. BlackLine helps companies to modernize their accounting operations and increase their efficiency."
target: Rimilia Holdings, Ltd.
Rimilia is an AI-powered cloud-based platform in the UK that enables accounts receivable (AR) automation and digital transformation. Rimilia enable organisations to control cash flow and cash collection in real-time. Their software automates the complete AR process, reducing manual activity by 70%.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Codewise

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, will acquire Codewise, a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, and more.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$200.54)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: Codewise
Codewise is a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, online ad analytics and more.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.9x
closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Acesso Digital, acquired Meerkat

synopsis: Meerkat, a startup based in Porto Alegre, Brazil, has been purchased by Acesso Digital. Meerkat develops solutions for facial biometrics. Meerkat automates everyday tasks of big companies using state-of-the-art computer vision technologies based on deep learning.
buyer: Acesso Digital
Acesso Digital is a Brazilian company specialized in IDTech that offers solutions that simplify processes. Acesso Digital believes in the creation of a more digital society and their mission is to securely simplify people's relationship with companies through digital identity. "
target: Meerkat
Meerkat is a Brazil-based company that focuses on solutions in image analysis for process automation. They automate everyday tasks of big companies using state-of-the-art computer vision technologies based on deep learning.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Episerver AB, will acquire idio Inc.

synopsis: Episerver, Sweden's customer-centric digital experience company, will acquire Idio, a content personalization and analytics platform powering the digital buying experience of some of the world's largest enterprise organizations.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Episerver AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Episerver empowers businesses to scale through the most customer-centric approach to digital experiences. Its Customer-Centric Digital Experience Platform features best-in-class content management, robust commerce, and intuitive data and personalization solutions. "
target: idio Inc.
Idio makes 1:1 marketing possible for global B2B enterprises. Idio's platform uses Content Intelligence to predict the interests of every individual and automatically deliver relevant experiences. Global leaders trust Idio's AI to maximize buyer engagement, whilst handling marketing complexity.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired UE.co

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions, has acquired insurance company UE.co, including ZipQuote and the Comanche click platform. UE.co will be rebranded as a DMS Insurance, a division of Digital Media Solutions, and will house the acquired brands and assets.
buyer parent: Clairvest Group Inc.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions (DMS:$332.86)
Digital Media Solutions (DMS) is the largest single entry point for scalable and reliable people-based marketing solutions. DMS deploys a robust database of consumer intelligence and leverages massive proprietary media distribution to provide meaningful, insightful customer acquisition campaigns. "
target: UE.co
UE.co is a provider of digital marketing software and services and customer acquisition software. Their award-winning insurtech ZipQuote and Comanche click platforms are leveraged by enterprise companies looking to effectively manage their advertising campaigns.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,026.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blue Prism, will acquire Thoughtonomy

synopsis: Blue Prism is buying Thoughtonomy, which has built a cloud-based AI engine that delivers Robotic Process Automation (RPA) based solutions on a SaaS framework. Thoughtonomy is a UK headquartered software company with multi-award winning automation technology platform used by enterprise clients across the globe to digitize manual work processes.
buyer: Blue Prism (:$92.46)
Blue Prism's Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software enables business operations to be agile and cost effective through rapid automation of manual, rules based, back office administrative processes, reducing cost and improving accuracy by creating a "digital workforce"​. "
target: Thoughtonomy
Thoughtonomy is a UK headquartered software company with multi-award winning automation technology platform used by enterprise clients across the globe to digitize manual work processes, improve workforce productivity, and free valuable skilled staff to undertake more productive activities.
price ($mm)
$101
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., will purchase Ad Server and DCO Business from Sizmek Inc

synopsis: Amazon has agreed to buy part of ad tech company Sizmek, including its Ad Server and Dynamic Creative Optimization, which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$419,130.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
seller parent: Vector Capital
seller: Sizmek Inc (SZMK:$185.18)
The acquisition includes the Sizmek Ad Server and Sizmek Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO), which is a tool that helps personalize ads using data. Sizmek provides integrated solutions that enable data, media, and creativity to work together for optimal campaign performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mail.Ru LLC, acquired NativeRoll

synopsis: Mail.ru Group acquired 50.83% of the developer of video advertising platform Nativeroll. Nativeroll allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers.
buyer: Mail.Ru LLC (LSE:MAIL:$1,350.66)
Russia's Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services globally. The company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), and instant messenger services; Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ. "
target: NativeRoll
Nativeroll is a video advertising platform in premium content that allows users to place blocks with video ads in four formats within the content on sites of more than 100 premium publishers. According to its own data, the monthly audience reach is 75 million users.
price ($mm)
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Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263750
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss is the Korean studio behind the hit PC MMORPG Black Desert Online, which was named MMORPG of the Year in 2016. Since the company's founding in 2010, it has successfully launched its game in South Korea, Japan, Russia, North/South America, Europe, Taiwan, and 100 other countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$434.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.14
EBIT ($mm)
$139.64
Net Income ($mm)
$89.72
Employees
953
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Ticker: WSE:MGS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Macro Games S.A.
Macro Games S.A.
Macro Games S.A. is a Polish company that operates CSCenter.pl and MyCraft.pl, gaming websites that provide the latest news, videos and live streams for the games Counter-Strike and Minecraft. The company produces games as well, mainly in the MMORPG genre using a free-to-play business model.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.25
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
$0.06
Employees
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:XPE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xped Limited
Xped Limited
Xped Limited is an Internet of Things (IoT) technology business. Xped has developed revolutionary and patent protected technology that allows any consumer, regardless of their technical capability, to connect, monitor and control devices and appliances found in their everyday environment.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: 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: KOSDAQ:A060240
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc. is an Android game developer that has been active since 2015. The current app portfolio contains 4 games. Longtu Korea is known for its popular mobile MMORPG Sword and Magic.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
77
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: SYNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synacor, Inc.
Synacor, Inc.
Synacor is the trusted technology development, multiplatform services and revenue partner for video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers, and enterprises.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$84.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.80
EBIT ($mm)
($9.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: OTCPK:PROM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Propel Media
Propel Media
Propel Media, Inc. is a performance digital media company bringing together video and display advertising across desktop, application and mobile screens to offer advertisers, applications, and web site publishers a robust full-service solution for today’s ever-changing digital landscape.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$64.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.60
EBIT ($mm)
$22.68
Net Income ($mm)
$3.64
Employees
42
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Ticker: TSXV:AT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AcuityAds Inc.
AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with their most meaningful audiences through digital media. At the core of its offerings is a self-serve programmatic marketing platform, powered by proprietary machine learning technology.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$47.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
79
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:DLOC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Locations
Digital Locations
Digital Locations is developing an artificial intelligence (AI) platform to create highly personalized digital content and experiences for each and every person connected to the Internet.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7
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Ticker: GSUM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum Holding Inc.
Gridsum is a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and AI solutions for multinational and domestic enterprises and government agencies in China.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$48.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($73.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($78.83)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OB:AYFIE-ME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ayfie
Ayfie
ayfie offers search and text analytics solutions that bring structure to unstructured data. Its products combine artificial intelligence with deep expertise in linguistics, computational linguistics and computer science to extract meaning from text. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:4180
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Appier
Appier
Appier is a technology company in Taiwan that provides artificial intelligence (AI) platforms to help enterprises solve their most challenging business problems. Their AIXON platform uses machine learning and AI to turn data into insights to help businesses find and grow their target audience.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$81.82
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
492
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bill.com
Bill.com is a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates back-office financial processes for small and mid-sized businesses. Bill.com's AI-enabled financial software platform provides an intelligent way to create and pay bills, send invoices, and get paid.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$202.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($49.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($53.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
618
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Ticker: RUBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Rubicon Project
The Rubicon Project
Rubicon Project is a leading technology company automating the buying and selling of advertising. Rubicon Project has engineered one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems, processing trillions of transactions within milliseconds each month.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$188.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
444
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Ticker: TSXV:TLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Frankly Media
Frankly Media
Frankly Media provides a complete suite of digital solutions for media companies to create, manage, distribute and monetize their content on all platforms maximizing audience engagement and revenue potential. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in Toronto and Atlanta.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CPSE:AGILC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agillic
Agillic
Agillic is a Danish software company enabling marketers to maximise the use of data and translate it into relevant and personalised communication establishing strong relations between people and brands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: ICLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IClick Interactive Asia
iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited is an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider that connects worldwide marketers with audiences in China. iClick's platform possesses omni-channel marketing capabilities and fulfils various marketing objectives.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$232.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.29
EBIT ($mm)
($5.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
884
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$177.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($40.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BIT:AXEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
axélero S.p.A.
axélero S.p.A.
axélero provides effective and innovative digital advertising and digital marketing solutions, tailor-made for small, medium and large enterprises and national and local institutions to gain greater visibility, useful contacts and concrete business results.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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