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closed 1/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Small Society

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, the retailer’s digital technology division, has acquired mobile agency Small Society. The company helped businesses create, develop and launch iOS applications, and has served a number of high-profile clients, including DoubleTree, Starbucks, Amazon, Whole Foods, the Democratic National Convention, WordPress, ZipCar and others.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Small Society
Small Society, based in Portland, Oregon, helps organizations create, develop, and launch iOS™ products and services for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Small Society work with dynamic, creative, market-driven organizations around the globe on iOS strategy and product development.
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closed 6/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Hexaware Technologies, acquired Mobiquity, Inc.

synopsis: Hexaware Technologies Ltd, one of India’s fastest growing IT Consulting firms, announced the acquisition of Mobiquity Inc. Mobiquity is one of the largest independent customer experience consulting firms that specializes in creating frictionless multi-channel digital experiences using cloud technologies.
buyer parent: Baring Private Equity Asia
buyer: Hexaware Technologies
Hexaware is a next-generation provider of IT, BPO and consulting services. They deliver services in rapid application prototyping, development and deployment; build, migrate and run cloud solutions; enterprise solutions for digitizing the back-office; customer experience transformation; and more. "
target: Mobiquity, Inc.
Mobiquity is a digital consultancy that partners with the world's leading brands to design and deliver compelling digital products and services. Mobiquity is a customer experience consulting firm that specializes in creating frictionless multi-channel digital experiences using cloud technologies.
price ($mm)
$131
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$70
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Melbourne IT Ltd., acquired Outware Mobile

synopsis: ASX-listed website hosting and domain name registration business Melbourne IT has acquired app developer Outware Mobile. Outware is a software development company that specialises in custom mobile apps. Outware uses the lastest software engineeing methodologies to ensure that every app is of the highest quality.
buyer: Melbourne IT Ltd. (ASX: MLB:$134.30)
Melbourne IT helps organisations to do business online by using Internet-based services that drive business effectiveness and profitability. They provide Internet domain name services, critical web hosting, online brand protection and promotion, video content delivery and managed IT services. "
target: Outware Mobile
Outware brings software engineering to the mobile app industry. They provide clients with services to build mobile apps and the infrastructure to maintain these products. Their focus is to build apps by creating intuitive user experiences supported by the best software development methodologies.
price ($mm)
$17*
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$12
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closed 3/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

St. Ives plc, acquired Solstice Mobile

synopsis: St Ives Group, the international marketing services business, announced the acquisition of Chicago-based consultancy Solstice Mobile, a mobile-first digital product design and engineering firm.
buyer: St. Ives plc (GB:SIV:$186.01)
St. Ives provides marketing services, printed products and display solutions to publishing, retail and commercial markets throughout the UK. Its focus is on delivering high quality products to customers who have a need for service, complex solutions and added value services. "
target: Solstice Mobile
Founded in 2001, Solstice Mobile has spent the last 14 years helping industry leading global brands evolve and capitalize on new technology. They understand the hurdles large enterprises face when forced to innovate quickly in order to remain relevant in a context-driven, mobile-first world.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
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2.9x
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17.6x
closed 3/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

6D Global Technologies, Inc., acquired Storycode, Inc.

synopsis: 6D Global Technologies, Inc. has acquired Storycode, Inc. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Storycode provides mobile development and creative design services for medium and large businesses. Storycode creates mobile applications that feature award-winning UX and UI design working exclusively with the Adobe DPS platform.
buyer: 6D Global Technologies, Inc. (SIXD:$10.43)
6D Global Technologies, Inc. is a strategic holding company. The company manages a portfolio of fast growing digital business solutions companies who deliver top performing people with skills and experience in the key digital technology areas that enterprise-class organizations demand. "
target: Storycode, Inc.
Storycode creates best-in-class apps that feature award-winning UX and UI design. They consult with and train Fortune 500 clients to architect and design mobile strategies that integrate with current networks, increase team engagement, and improve sales.
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$2.90
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closed 5/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Anoto Group AB, acquired DevelopIQ Ltd.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB, which develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, has acquired DevelopIQ Ltd. DevelopIQ has extensive experience in integrating Anoto based digital pen and paper solutions, developing cross-platform mobile apps and delivering innovative cloud services.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: DevelopIQ Ltd.
DevelopIQ has extensive experience in integrating Anoto based digital pen and paper solutions, developing cross-platform mobile apps and delivering innovative cloud services. The company is based in Basingstoke and works in close partnerships with mobile operators, software vendors and resellers.
price ($mm)
$2.95
rev ($mm)
$3
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1.1x
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closed 1/18/2013 via PR Newswire

TigerLogic Corporation, acquired Storycode, Inc.

synopsis: TigerLogic Corporation confirmed the closing of its previously announced acquisition of privately held Storycode, Inc., a mobile app publishing studio. The combination of TigerLogic's Postano social visualization platform and Storycode will create a social platform with unique mobile distribution capabilities.
buyer: TigerLogic Corporation (OTCPK:TIGR:$6.49)
TigerLogic Corporation is a global provider of data management and application development solutions for enterprises that need to launch easy and cost-effective e-business initiatives. "
target: Storycode, Inc.
Storycode is a mobile app studio located in Portland, Oregon. Storycode has developed a mobile publishing platform that makes it easy for publishers and brands to create immersive, cross platform apps that leverage existing content management systems, and social networks.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/26/2012 via Company Press Release

Mobiquity, Inc., acquired Smartsoft Mobile Solutions Inc

synopsis: Mobiquity Inc., a professional services firm creating innovative mobile solutions that drive business value, announced that the leadership team of Smartsoft Mobile Solutions Inc., based in suburban Atlanta, has joined Mobiquity. Smartsoft Mobile focuses on providing access to information locked in back office systems for today’s mobile community.
buyer: Mobiquity, Inc.
Mobiquity, Inc. is a professional services firm that partners with enterprises to design, build, deploy and analyze innovative mobile solutions that transform business processes and deliver real ROI. "
target: Smartsoft Mobile Solutions Inc
Smartsoft Mobile focuses on providing access to information locked in back office systems for today’s mobile community. When you follow Smartsoft Mobile you get access to all the information you need to know about enterprise mobility for employees, partners, and customers.
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closed 6/26/2012 via PR Web

eHire, LLC, acquired e2e apps

synopsis: eHire, a recruiting company based in Atlanta that specializes in information technology and sales professionals recently launched their new technical consulting service, eHire Labs. One of eHire Labs’ first moves was to acquire local mobile apps business, e2e apps, and bring on board their CEO, Andrew Zuercher.
buyer: eHire, LLC
eHire was founded on a simple idea: elevate recruiting to its highest level. They do this by developing close relationships and being intricately woven into the technology industry through their personal networks, community involvement, professional alliances and business partnerships. "
target: e2e apps
e2e apps builds mobile applications that target multiple mobile platforms.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, purchased Mobile Development Team from Pieceable Software, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired the small staff from Pieceable Software. Pieceable makes an iOS app called the Pieceable Viewer, which lets publishers view their iPhone and iPad apps through a Web browser. As part of the deal, Facebook hired the three engineers behind Pieceable, but did not purchase the whole company, its technology, or customer data.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
seller: Pieceable Software, Inc.
Pieceable lets app publishers piece together native mobile applications from different components, allowing the customer to focus on the content and styling - not the programming. The company's product Pieceable Viewer is the first product that lets iOS app publishers deliver apps to the browser.
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closed 5/30/2012 via PR Newswire

Chaotic Moon Studios, acquired DollarApp

synopsis: Mobile development firm Chaotic Moon is pleased to announce the acquisition of DollarApp, a visionary iOS development company run by Twitter pioneer Dom Sagolla. Located in San Francisco, DollarApp is to become Chaotic Moon's Bay Area satellite, and Sagolla their Chief Product Officer.
buyer: Chaotic Moon Studios
Chaotic Moon Studios is a mobile application studio. They provide everything from initial brainstorming and strategy, to custom development and publishing, to managing an entire mobile presence in any application marketplace. "
target: DollarApp
DollarApp is a visionary iOS development company run by Twitter pioneer Dom Sagolla. DollarApp is expert at quickly developing a simple, addictive experience on mobile platforms. Formed in 2008, the company is located in San Francisco.
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announced 4/23/2012 via Market Wire

Suff Holdings, will acquire Apps4less

synopsis: Suff Holdings, formerly known as Suffer, announced that the company has signed a Letter of Intent with Apps4less, a Mobile Smartphone and Tablet App Builder/ Developer.
buyer: Suff Holdings
Suff Holdings is a publicly traded Company with holdings ranging from Energy and Technology to Media and Apparel. Originally started as an Apparel Company "Suffer Apparel" , it provided cutting edge clothing to the fanbase of the worlds fastest growing sport, Mixed Martial Arts - MMA. "
target: Apps4less
Apps4less, a Mobile Smartphone and Tablet App Builder/ Developer.
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closed 3/8/2012 via BusinessWire

PubMatic, acquired MobiPrimo Technologies

synopsis: PubMatic, the digital media platform company for publishers, announced that it has expanded its mobile platform by acquiring MobiPrimo Technologies, becoming the first strategic selling platform to provide native, cross-device support for premium publishers.
buyer: PubMatic
PubMatic’s ad management and monetization technology combines an impression-level ad auction, the most comprehensive brand protection tools, and enterprise ad operations support to give the Web’s top publishers the most control over their revenue and brand. "
target: MobiPrimo Technologies
MobiPrimo Technologies is an award-winning mobile development technology firm that specializes in bringing mobile platform integration to companies such as Nokia, Motorola and Microsoft.
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closed 2/29/2012 via GlobeNewswire

MEDL Mobile, Inc., acquired Inedible Software, LLC

synopsis: MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.. an incubator and aggregator of mobile technology, announced that it has acquired Inedible Software, LLC, a leading developer of mobile apps and related mobile app technologies. The company has developed a portfolio of popular apps that mostly center around creative and original uses of the iPhone's accelerometer.
buyer: MEDL Mobile, Inc. (MEDL:$2.64)
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc. is an American mobile application developer and mobile marketing firm based in Fountain Valley, California. The company designs, develops and markets mobile applications (apps) for iPhone/iPod Touch, iPad and Android. "
target: Inedible Software, LLC
Inedible Software, LLC is a leading developer of mobile apps and related mobile app technologies. It was formed in January 2009 and has developed a portfolio of popular apps that mostly center around creative and original uses of the iPhone's accelerometer.
price ($mm)
$0.22
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closed 1/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Deloitte Consulting, acquired Ubermind, Inc.

synopsis: Expanding its leading-edge business, systems integration and enterprise technology capabilities, Deloitte announced the acquisition of Ubermind, Inc., an innovative mobile agency. Ubermind transforms the way companies use mobile solutions, using disruptive technologies to create inspiring and intuitive mobile applications.
buyer parent: Deloitte LLP
buyer: Deloitte Consulting
Deloitte Consulting is the world's largest management consulting firm, and is uniquely known for its straightforward approach to solving today's most complex business challenges. Deloitte Consultants work hand-in-hand with clients to improve business performance. "
target: Ubermind, Inc.
Übermind is the world’s leading agency for mobile and emerging technologies. Ubermind transforms the way companies use mobile solutions, using disruptive technologies to create inspiring and intuitive mobile applications designed to both strengthen brand and transform the business.
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closed 11/8/2011 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Strobe Inc.

synopsis: With an aim to expand its services on smartphones, social networking giant Facebook has acquired mobile application developer Strobe for an undisclosed amount. Strobe develops technology which help developers create and distribute applications that work on devices like smartphones and tablet PCs.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Strobe Inc.
Strobe helps clients build web apps users can rely on. Whether on a desktop, mobile phone, tablet or elsewhere, the app comes along. They engage in digital publishing and enable the app created to be accessible from all devices, convenient to maintain, and have a great user experience along the way.
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closed 10/24/2011 via PR Newswire

Location Labs, acquired Wirkle Inc.

synopsis: Location Labs, creator of Safely, the leader in mobile and location-based security software, announced that it has acquired Wirkle Inc., a mobile product development leader. Wirkle's mobile platform for iPhone and Android has powered applications such as OfficeDrop and VideoSurf and boasts millions of mobile users.
buyer: Location Labs
Location Labs is the leader in mobile location-based services. The company operates the world’s most successful mobile location-based personal safety service. Its location-as-a-Service Platform offers solutions to 4,700 developers and enterprises to leverage location capabilities. "
target: Wirkle Inc.
Wirkle Inc. is a software development company with specific expertise in building mobile applications and solutions. Its expertise in the mobile space spans Social Networking, Instant Messaging, Location Based Services, Multimedia Streaming, Banking, Enterprise applications, and much more.
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closed 9/22/2011 via Market Wire

Mobiquity, Inc., acquired KMDM Inc.

synopsis: Mobiquity, Inc., a professional services firm specializing in the design, build, deployment and analysis of innovative enterprise-class mobile solutions, announced it has acquired Cambridge, Mass.-based KMDM Inc., a leader in custom mobile applications and communications software development.
buyer: Mobiquity, Inc.
Mobiquity, Inc. is a professional services firm that partners with enterprises to design, build, deploy and analyze innovative mobile solutions that transform business processes and deliver real ROI. "
target: KMDM Inc.
KMDM Inc. is a leader in custom mobile applications and communications software development. KMDM's team focuses on developing the Mobile, Wireless, Networking and Real-time systems, devices and software that make ubiquitous communication possible.
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closed 9/7/2011 via PR Newswire

Adotube, Inc., acquired Jetmind Technologies

synopsis: Adotube, the leading global in-stream advertising technology company, announced the acquisition of Jetmind Technologies. Jetmind Technologies is a software development company created to match the rising demand for mobile & web information technology services.
buyer: Adotube, Inc.
AdoTube™ is the leading global in-stream advertising technology company. AdoTube's powerful and flexible technology provides a centralized end-to-end digital video solution offering publishers and advertisers easy and efficient access to in-stream video advertising across all media platforms. "
target: Jetmind Technologies
Jetmind Technologies is a software development company created to match the rising demand for mobile & web information technology services. To generate superior value, Jetmind combines its technological expertise in mobile, web and desktop solutions with the advantages of global delivery.
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closed 8/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Canto, Inc., acquired Vitras GmbH

synopsis: Canto, maker of Canto Cumulus digital asset management (DAM) software, has acquired Vitras GmbH of Linden, Germany. Vitras is known best throughout the Cumulus community as the brainpower behind Cumulus installations for Lufthansa and Neckermann, and as the developer of Cumulus mobile clients for Android, BlackBerry and iOS (iPhone/iPad).
buyer: Canto, Inc.
Canto® has been dedicated to helping customers fully utilize their digital assets since 1990. Canto Cumulus® is a cross-platform solution that enables companies to easily organize, find, share and track their ever-increasing numbers of digital files, in any format. "
target: Vitras GmbH
Vitras GmbH is known best throughout the Cumulus community as the brainpower behind Cumulus installations for Lufthansa and Neckermann, and as the developer of Cumulus mobile clients for Android, BlackBerry and iOS (iPhone/iPad).
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closed 1/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Small Society

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, the retailer’s digital technology division, has acquired mobile agency Small Society. The company helped businesses create, develop and launch iOS applications, and has served a number of high-profile clients, including DoubleTree, Starbucks, Amazon, Whole Foods, the Democratic National Convention, WordPress, ZipCar and others.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Small Society
Small Society, based in Portland, Oregon, helps organizations create, develop, and launch iOS™ products and services for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Small Society work with dynamic, creative, market-driven organizations around the globe on iOS strategy and product development.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Walmart Labs, acquired BigTrade

synopsis: Walmart Labs, the technology arm of United States-based multinational retail giant Walmart, has acquired BigTrade, India's B2B trading platform which provides end to end business solution and helps clients find the right trade partners to facilitate in end-to-end business engagement.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: Walmart Labs
WalmartLabs is an internet technology company that develops eCommerce platforms and mobile applications that enable customers to shop in retail stores, online and mobile devices. They develop open source applications providing Merchant and Supply Chain Technology, Business Engagement and analytics. "
target: BigTrade
Headquartered in India, BigTrade is a B2B trading platform which provides end to end business solution from the discovery of the product or supplier to payment of the product. They help clients find the right trade partners to facilitate in end-to-end business engagement.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Walmart Labs, acquired Dataturks

synopsis: Walmart Labs has acquihired a Bengaluru-based deeptech startup, Dataturks. Dataturk's software-as-a-service tool enables teams to annotate text and image data using machine learning. Using Dataturk's online platform, users can upload their dataset, choose the annotation task such as classification, and invite their team for tagging.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: Walmart Labs
WalmartLabs is an internet technology company that develops eCommerce platforms and mobile applications that enable customers to shop in retail stores, online and mobile devices. They develop open source applications providing Merchant and Supply Chain Technology, Business Engagement and analytics. "
target: Dataturks
Dataturk's software-as-a-service tool enables teams to annotate text and image data using machine learning. Using Dataturk's online platform, users can upload their dataset, choose the annotation task such as classification, and invite their team for tagging.
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closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Walmart Labs, acquired Int.ai

synopsis: WalmartLabs, an internet technology company, announced that it has acqui-hired artificial intelligence and data analytics startup Int.ai. Int.ai has expertise in analytics automation framework. They are a revenue intelligence platform where subscription and eCommerce businesses can connect their payments, receive insights, revenue reports and more.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: Walmart Labs
WalmartLabs is an internet technology company that develops eCommerce platforms and mobile applications that enable customers to shop in retail stores, online and mobile devices. They develop open source applications providing Merchant and Supply Chain Technology, Business Engagement and analytics. "
target: Int.ai
Int.ai has invested and built expertise in architecting an analytics automation framework. Their first product is a revenue intelligence platform where subscription and eCommerce businesses can connect their payments and get insights, customer profiles, revenue reports and more.
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

@WalmartLabs, acquired PunchTab

synopsis: @WalmartLabs is acquiring PunchTab, a company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores. @WalmartLabs will use PunchTab's technology to enhance their existing Customer relationship management tools.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: PunchTab
PunchTab is a Silicon Valley company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores.
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closed 7/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Luvocracy

synopsis: Walmart‘s Silicon Valley R&D group @WalmartLabs is announcing that it has acquired its 14th startup, social marketplace Luvocracy. Members find the best things to buy, meet people through the products they recommend, and give and receive gifts with every purchase. Luvocracy is building a new marketplace around the explosion in social sharing.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Luvocracy
Luvocracy is the way to buy recommended pins, posts, tweets and shares. Members find the best things to buy, meet people through the products they recommend, and give and receive gifts with every purchase. Luvocracy is building a new marketplace around the explosion in social sharing.
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closed 6/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Stylr, Inc.

synopsis: @WalmartLabs has announced its acquisition of Stylr, a location based shopping app helping shoppers find the fashion they love in the stores around them. Stylr bridges the digital and physical worlds of apparel retail by pulling inventory data from local stores to show shoppers what is available in their vicinity.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Stylr, Inc.
Stylr is a location based shopping app helping shoppers find the fashion they love in the stores around them. Stylr bridges the digital and physical worlds of apparel retail by pulling inventory data from local stores to show shoppers what is available in their vicinity.
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closed 5/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Adchemy, Inc.

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, the retailer’s Silicon Valley-based innovation lab and R&D center, has purchased e-commerce technology company Adchemy, which helps online brands scale ecommerce revenue acquisition with easy-to-use software that radically simplifies digital marketing campaigns and delivers unbelievably useful ads.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Adchemy, Inc.
Adchemy helps online brands scale ecommerce revenue acquisition with easy-to-use software that radically simplifies digital marketing campaigns and delivers unbelievably useful ads.
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closed 2/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Yumprint

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, which operates as the tech brains behind the big-box retailer, has acquired Yumprint of Seattle. They display more than 15 million recipes per month on their publisher network. Their Recipe Clipper is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox and Safari that allows users to save recipes from any website to their Yumprint cookbook.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Yumprint
Yumprint powers the display of recipes on over 2,000 food blogs. They display more than 15 million recipes per month on their publisher network. Their Recipe Clipper is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox and Safari that allows users to save recipes from any website to their Yumprint cookbook.
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closed 7/24/2013 via Company Press Release

@WalmartLabs, acquired Torbit, Inc.

synopsis: Torbit has been acquired by @WalmartLabs. Torbit is a cloud-based website acceleration service. Torbit offers measurement, analytics, and performance improvement tools to help companies identify and enhance their overall site performance.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Torbit, Inc.
Torbit offers next generation web performance with measurement, analytics and optimization. Torbit provides Real User Measurement (RUM) that allows users to accurately measure their website’s performance and quantify how speed impacts their revenue.
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closed 6/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Inkiru Inc.

synopsis: Walmart, via its Silicon Valley innovation lab @WalmartLabs, has acquired predictive intelligence startup Inkiru. Inkiru will be joining Walmart Labs to accelerate the retail giant’s analytics capabilities. Inkiru’s platform combines predictive intelligence, data analytics and a decision engine to influence and determine customer interactions.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Inkiru Inc.
The Inkiru Predictive Intelligence™ platform transforms customer interactions, enabling retail businesses to reduce fraud, improve customer segmentation and targeting, and increase profit.
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closed 5/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired OneOps

synopsis: Walmart, via its Silicon Valley innovation lab @WalmartLabs, announced the acquisition of cloud computing newcomer OneOps. OneOps offers developer tools built from the ground up for those who host their applications on cloud services like Amazon Web Services, for example, as well as Rackspace and HP Cloud.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: OneOps
OneOps enables continuous lifecycle management of complex, business-critical application workloads on any cloud-based infrastructure. OneOps offers developer tools built from the ground up for those who host their applications on cloud services.
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closed 5/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Tasty Labs, Inc.

synopsis: @WalmartLabs announced the acquisition of software development shop Tasty Labs, from Delicious founder Joshua Schachter. The startup launched its first product Jig.com in 2011, which was described as a “marketplace for needs” — meaning users would post “I need…” and others would respond to help them.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Tasty Labs, Inc.
Tasty Labs offered two services Jig.com and Human.io. Jig is a simplified Q & A platform that lets users simply post a need or problem and other users can respond to help solve it. Human.io provides a simple way to allow a publisher to turn a passive audience into a mobile army of participants.
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closed 1/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Small Society

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, the retailer’s digital technology division, has acquired mobile agency Small Society. The company helped businesses create, develop and launch iOS applications, and has served a number of high-profile clients, including DoubleTree, Starbucks, Amazon, Whole Foods, the Democratic National Convention, WordPress, ZipCar and others.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Small Society
Small Society, based in Portland, Oregon, helps organizations create, develop, and launch iOS™ products and services for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Small Society work with dynamic, creative, market-driven organizations around the globe on iOS strategy and product development.
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announced 4/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will acquire Kosmix Corporation

synopsis: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kosmix, underscoring its commitment to social and mobile commerce. Kosmix's innovative technology platform searches and analyzes connections in real-time data streams to deliver highly personalized insights to users.
buyer: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT:$562,839.00)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at 9,000 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Kosmix Corporation
Kosmix, based in Mountain View, Calif., has developed a social media technology platform that filters and organizes content in social networks to connect people with real-time information that matters to them.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Audioboom, acquired SONR News

synopsis: Audioboom Group PLC, the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content, said it has completed its acquisition of SONR News Ltd, Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics, all in one, easy to use dashboard.
buyer: Audioboom (AIM:BOOM:$0.59)
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world. "
target: SONR News
Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics as they pick up steam, all in one, easy to use dashboard. Using two proprietary forms of artificial intelligence, Sonr reduces the clutter of newsfeeds.
price ($mm)
$1.75*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Hottolink, Inc., will acquire Socialgist

synopsis: Hottolink has agreed to acquire Effyis, doing business as Socialgist. The company helps their users get access to the world’s social media data. They find it, index it, structure it and make it query-able. They do it at scale, on their own infrastructure and in their own data centers.
buyer: Hottolink, Inc. (TSE:3680:$8.88)
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them. "
target: Socialgist
Socialgist helps their users get access to the world’s social media data. They find it, index it, structure it and make it query-able. And they do it at scale, on their own infrastructure and in their own data centers, allowing the largest companies and largest brands in the world to rely on them.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Washington Post, purchased Talent from Digg, Inc.

synopsis: The Washington Post has made a talent acquisition of the Digg team, but not Digg's site or technology. The move comes not as a move by the Post to revive the struggling social news site, but as the recruitment of a team that can help develop its Trove social news platform, as well as Trove-powered products like its Social Reader and Personal Post.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: The Washington Post (:$0.00)
A morning daily and Sunday newspaper published in Washington, D.C. For the 12-month period ending September 30, 1998, The Post's unaudited estimated average circulation was 783,000 daily and 1,095,000 Sunday. The Post maintains 20 foreign, 5 national, and 12 metropolitan news bureaus. "
seller: Digg, Inc.
Founded in 2004 and based in San Francisco, CA, Digg, Inc. operates as a news Web site. It allows users to submit stories for review and comment on stories and videos published on Web site. The company’s Web portal allows people to discover and share content.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/21/2011 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Hunch Inc.

synopsis: Global ecommerce and online payments leader eBay Inc. announced it has acquired the innovative team and technology of Hunch, an online platform launched in 2009 that delivers customized recommendations to its users based on their individual tastes.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Hunch Inc.
Hunch personalizes the internet by helping consumers share and discover great recommendations about all sorts of topics. Hunch’s ambitious mission is to build a ‘Taste Graph’ of the entire web, connecting every person on the web with their affinity for anything.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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announced 4/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will acquire Kosmix Corporation

synopsis: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kosmix, underscoring its commitment to social and mobile commerce. Kosmix's innovative technology platform searches and analyzes connections in real-time data streams to deliver highly personalized insights to users.
buyer: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT:$562,839.00)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at 9,000 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Kosmix Corporation
Kosmix, based in Mountain View, Calif., has developed a social media technology platform that filters and organizes content in social networks to connect people with real-time information that matters to them.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/27/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Ångströ Inc.

synopsis: Angstro, an experimental social-graph and news-crunching startup, has been acquired by Google to help lead the company's charge against Facebook in social networking.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Ångströ Inc.
Ångströ delivers the news you need to know about your professional network. By leveraging existing services such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, Ångströ helps you easily discover and share critical business news about colleagues, clients, and companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Wink Technologies, Inc. merged with Reunion.com,

synopsis: Reunion.com, a leading people search service, and Wink, the world’s largest people search engine, have merged to form the most comprehensive online platform for people looking to find each other on the Web.
buyer: Reunion.com
Reunion.com is a leading people search service that helps adults find, reconnect and keep in touch with old friends, family, classmates, and business contacts. Reunion.com has over 50 million members and is growing at a rate of more than 1.6 million new members per month. "
target: Wink Technologies, Inc.
Wink is a people search engine that makes it easier to find people across the Web by providing access to more than 500 million profiles across social networks and online communities. Wink users can claim their online profiles to get control of their online presence.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Lijit Networks, acquired BigSwerve

synopsis: Lijit Networks, Inc., a company that provides revolutionary search tools and statistics for blog publishers, has announced the acquisition of BigSwerve, a leading startup in blog comment discovery. BigSwerve has crawled and indexed over 400 million comments from more than 3 million authors since its formation in 2006.
buyer: Lijit Networks
The Lijit Search Wijit gives readers the opportunity to actively search blog publishers’ posts, bookmarks, blogroll, and more, ensuring they only receive the most relevant search results from sources they trust. In return, publishers receive detailed search statistics. "
target: BigSwerve
BigSwerve is going to be the first company to release a well targeted application using Semantic Web technologies in the social media category — maybe for the consumer Internet altogether.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

500px, will acquire Algo Anywhere

synopsis: 500px announced that it has agreed to acquire Algo Anywhere, a provider of algorithmic recommendation solutions. 500px will fully integrate Algo’s recommendation engine into the 500px platform to further streamline and enhance image discovery and rating algorithms so that users are receiving even more personalized content.
buyer: 500px
500px is a photo community powered by creative people worldwide that lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs. "
target: Algo Anywhere
Algo Anywhere is a Canadian machine learning company dedicated to the development of easy-to-use, reliable and useful services developed with some of the latest results from the academic AI research community.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2010 via BusinessWeek

Google Inc., acquired Plink

synopsis: Google has acquired a two-person U.K. startup called Plink that scored a hit with a mobile phone application that identifies artworks and enables users to buy a print.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Plink
Plink, based in Oxford, England, was founded by Mark Cummins and James Philbin. Their mobile application, called PlinkArt, hit 50,000 users within four weeks. It gives users information about an artwork, let users share it with friends and allow people to order a print.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Kifi

synopsis: Google has made another small acquisition to help it continue building out its latest efforts in social apps. The search and Android giant has hired the team behind Kifi, a startup that was building extensions to collect and search links shared in social apps, as well as provide recommendations for further links.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Kifi
Kifi is the simplest way to preserve and recall knowledge, powerful and effortless. Never lose a link again! Kifi is a remarkable new way to collect, discover and share knowledge. Available for Chrome, Firefox, and iPhone and Android.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Yedda, Inc.

synopsis: AOL announced today that it has acquired Yedda, Inc., a leading semantic social search Questions and Answer service. Yedda will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Yedda, Inc.
Yedda is a leading free Questions and Answer service. Yedda strives to merge the convenience and efficiency of search with the unlimited value of individual knowledge. Yedda connects knowledge seekers with knowledge sources over the Web, by bringing together relevant individuals.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/29/2012 via PR Newswire

Morgan Creek Energy Corp., merged with Taglike.me

synopsis: Morgan Creek Energy Corp. has completed a share exchange agreement with Glob Media Works Inc. Glob Media's primary business is a social search destination called Taglike.me or Taglikeme.com, which is an Internet services platform that combines the most commonly used functions of search and social media interaction in one destination.
buyer: Morgan Creek Energy Corp. (MCKE:$0.00)
Morgan Creek Energy Corp. is engaged in the acquisition and development of oil and gas prospects. Its development initiatives are focused in prolific producing regions of the mid-continental United States including Texas and New Mexico. "
target: Taglike.me
Glob Media's primary business is a social search destination called Taglike.me or Taglikeme.com, which is an Internet services platform that combines the most commonly used functions of search and social media interaction in one destination.
price ($mm)
$0.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, will acquire Answers Corporation

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity firm, announced that they have entered into an agreement to acquire Answers Corporation, the parent company of Answers.com and a leading provider of cloud-based solutions that enhance customer acquisition and brand engagement, from Summit Partners, TA Associates, and founder shareholders.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates globally and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Apax Partners has advised funds that total over $40 billion around the world in aggregate. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Answers Corporation
Answers' mission is to empower consumers, brands and organizations by connecting them with the information they need to make better-informed decisions. The Answers Platform leverages the sizable reach of Answers.com, and its leading cloud-based solutions from ForeSee, Webcollage and ResellerRatings.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation merged with AFCV Holdings, LLC,

synopsis: Answers.com, creators of the leading answer engine Answers.com®, announced that AFCV Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of growth equity investor Summit Partners, has consummated the previously announced merger to acquire Answers.com.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: AFCV Holdings, LLC
AFCV Holdings, a portfolio company of growth equity investor Summit Partners, was established in 2007 to build, acquire, and operate a broad range of independent Internet technologies, businesses, and resources that connect consumers seeking advice with the most relevant and comprehensive content. "
target: Answers Corporation
Answers Corporation owns and operates Answers.com, the leading Q&A site. Answers.com is a community-generated social knowledge Q&A platform, leveraging wiki-based technologies. Through the contributions of its large and growing community, answers are improved and updated over time.
price ($mm)[EV]
$113 [$87]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
4.8x
EV / EBITDA
19.1x
closed 2/2/2011 via Market Wire

Outbrain Inc., acquired Surphace

synopsis: Outbrain announced that it has acquired the Surphace technology and other assets (formerly known as Sphere) from AOL Inc. Through this acquisition, Outbrain broadens its reach among leading online publishers, while enhancing its technology and overall product suite to create the category leader in online content discovery.
buyer: Outbrain Inc.
Outbrain is the leading content recommendation engine, reaching a highly engaged audience through distribution on top publisher sites, including USA Today, iVillage, PC Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, The Daily Beast and Slate. "
target parent: AOL Inc.
target: Surphace
Surphace is a robust content recommendation platform in use by many of today's leading online publishers including: LA Times, Baltimore Sun, Popeater, AOL News, Billboard, Wordpress.com and others.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Ybrant Digital, will acquire Lycos, Inc.

synopsis: Ybrant Digital, the end-to-end provider of digital marketing solutions, announced the signing of the stock purchase agreement to acquire Lycos Inc., the leading brand of search based internet properties and services, from Daum Communications of Korea.
buyer: Ybrant Digital (BSE:532368:$325.42)
Ybrant Digital offers Digital Marketing solutions to businesses, agencies, and online publishers worldwide. With over 20 billion impressions a month, Ybrant's network serves leading brands such as SAP, Porsche, Ford, UPS, and Swissair. "
target parent: Daum Communications
target: Lycos, Inc. (:$325.42)
Lycos' award-winning products and services include tools for video viewing and sharing, social networking, blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2009 via BusinessWire

LG Holding Corporation, merged with Mikojo, Inc.

synopsis: Mikojo Inc., an Internet search engine company that develops and deploys innovative advanced information search products for consumer and enterprise solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with LG Holding Corporation.
buyer: LG Holding Corporation
LG Holding Corporation has no current business operations. "
target: Mikojo, Inc.
Mikojo is a leading provider of search services and technology. Mikojo improves the search experience for consumers by providing mechanisms for users to specify search queries that integrate multiple data sources on the Internet. Based in Foster City, Calif.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/15/2008 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Sphere Source, Inc

synopsis: AOL has acquired Sphere Source, Inc., a leading provider of contextual-search tools which offers related content to publishers. Sphere will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL as part of the company’s Programming division, which is led by Executive Vice President Bill Wilson.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Sphere Source, Inc
Founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, Sphere is focused on providing products that connect mainstream and conversational media content. Sphere’s contextual-search platform technology connects online content from blogs, video, media, photos and advertisements.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Web2 Corp, acquired ByIndia.com

synopsis: Web2 Corp has completed its acquisition of www.ByIndia.com, adding a strategic property that it can enhance to capitalize on one of the fastest growing online communities in the world. Built by Indians for Indians, ByIndia.com has potential to dominate the search field in a country that promises to be the largest online population by 2010.
buyer: Web2 Corp (WBTO.OB:$0.00)
Web2 Corporation is an Internet technology marketing company focused on improving the ways people and businesses utilize the power of the Internet. We specialize in rapid creation and adaptation of technologies to address new markets of users by creating and simplifying useful products. "
target: ByIndia.com
Built by a small group of Indian programmers, ByIndia.com was designed to recognize the cultural and language issues of the world’s fourth-largest current Internet population.
price ($mm)
$0.38
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
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Ticker: MEDL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.
MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
($2.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
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Ticker: MCVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MacroSolve, Inc.
MacroSolve, Inc. is a pioneer in delivering mobile apps technologies and holds patent #7,822,816 a platform technology that is foundational to the mobile app marketplace. It monetizes its IP portfolio through licensing and patent enforcement in the mobile app market development space.
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2009
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$0.95
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:4323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1973, Japan System Techniques Co., Ltd. (JAST) is a Japanese software development company. Through their subsidiaries the company provides services for system development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more.
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2018
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$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
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920
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Ticker: XTRA:CLIQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital
CLIQ Digital is a global interactive media specialists company. It creates interactive entertainment solutions that it distributes to consumers across television, the internet and mobile devices, allowing them and their partners access to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
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$81.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.78
EBIT ($mm)
$5.55
Net Income ($mm)
$3.57
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100
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Ticker: ICLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InterCloud Systems, Inc.
InterCloud Systems, Inc.
InterCloud Systems is a global single-source provider of value-added services for both corporate enterprises and service providers, offering cloud and managed services, professional consulting services and voice, data and optical solutions.
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$32.85
EBITDA ($mm)
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($2.46)
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241
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Ticker: TSE:3823
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acrodea, Inc.
Acrodea, Inc.
Acrodea provides services and solutions that target smartphones and other mobile devices. They offer service platform provisioning and provide solutions that support software conceptualization, design, and sales for mobile telecom carriers, mobile handset manufacturers, content providers, etc.
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2015
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$13.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.09)
EBIT ($mm)
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CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce Inc. is a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions. Through their wholly owned subsidiaries, they provide online merchants and leading brands with complete solutions for successfully conducting business with customers anytime, anywhere and on any device.
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2017
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$4.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
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69
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SecureWorks Inc
SecureWorks Inc
Secureworks is a global cybersecurity leader, enabling its customers and partners to outpace adversaries with more precision. With the combination of a cloud-native SaaS security platform and intelligence-driven security solutions, Secureworks provides the most grounded security platform available.
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$562.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.27
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($36.38)
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WFI
Headquartered in San Diego, CA, WFI is an independent provider of systems engineering, network services and technical outsourcing for the world's largest wireless carriers, enterprise customers and for government agencies.
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Ticker: BWDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blue Wireless & Data, Inc.
Blue Wireless & Data, Inc. offers complete turn-key solutions in the field of Information Technology. The Company provides overall assessment of all Internet and information technology needs, Internet access services, and customization of technology to suit the needs of individual businesses.
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2008
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Ticker: ICOA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICOA, Inc.
ICOA, Inc.
ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access.
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2012
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Ticker: TSE:3962
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Change Co., Ltd
Change Co., Ltd
Based in Japan, Change Co., Ltd. provides IT and network security and solutions. They help businesses with IT consulting regarding applications and mobile products, security and communication through their business infrastructure software, and training services for IT technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.59
EBIT ($mm)
$3.42
Net Income ($mm)
$2.39
Employees
67
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Ticker: APCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp
AppTech Corp is an information technology company providing cloud services and merchant processing solutions with a focus in mobile payments. Their mission is to provide industry-leading cloud services and payment processing technologies to businesses.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
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Ticker: MSMY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Room 21 Media, Inc.
Room21 is a media group specializing in proprietary phone app development for producing and monetizing content for film, television and the web. They develop and launch social commerce platforms for healthcare, entertainment, and industrial business.
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ATO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Atos SE
Atos SE
Serving a global client base, Atos SE provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13,050.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$916.55
EBIT ($mm)
$336.42
Net Income ($mm)
$109.37
Employees
104430
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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: 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: 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: FB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Facebook
Facebook
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$94,399.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$45,393.00
EBIT ($mm)
$38,156.00
Net Income ($mm)
$33,741.00
Employees
60654
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$78,710.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,011.62
EBIT ($mm)
$20,392.54
Net Income ($mm)
$27,620.00
Employees
89228
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Ticker: LSE:MAIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mail.Ru LLC
Mail.Ru LLC
Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally. Today, the company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), instant messenger services in Russia — Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,350.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$328.21
EBIT ($mm)
$246.11
Net Income ($mm)
$176.10
Employees
3463
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Ticker: TSE:2121
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mixi, Inc.
Mixi, Inc.
mixi, Inc. is an information technology (IT) company that has two business segments. The Social Net segment operates a Website for social networking services (SNSs) under the site name mixi. The Find Job! segment operates a job advertising site under the name Find Job!
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,098.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$236.69
EBIT ($mm)
$223.23
Net Income ($mm)
$144.76
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSE:3632
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gree, Inc.
Gree, Inc.
GREE develops games at its studios in Japan, North America, and South Korea, producing high-ranking titles in the app markets of each region. The company was founded in 2004.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$703.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$97.60
EBIT ($mm)
$85.11
Net Income ($mm)
$42.53
Employees
1416
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: RENN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$125.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
988
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Ticker: OTCBB: MMEGD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc. (MMEG) is a social platform gaming, ecommerce and digital media company focused on providing unique and entertaining experiences for its subscribers and members on a global scale.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: EDWY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corp engages in the creation of a lifestyle information/entertainment platform. It provides eDOORWAYS platform, a Web-based personal lifestyle information enhancement and problem solving gateway, lifestyle information source, and business-to-consumer marketplace.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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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: MOMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momo Inc.
Momo is a leading mobile social networking platform in China. Momo enables users to connect with each other and expand relationships from online to offline. Users can maintain and strengthen their relationships through private and group communication tools, content creation and sharing functions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,178.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$352.56
EBIT ($mm)
$342.15
Net Income ($mm)
$304.84
Employees
924
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