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closed 2/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Exceptional, acquired Airbrake

synopsis: Exceptional announced that it has acquired Airbrake, the world's largest error tracking application, from thoughtbot, a Boston based web design and development company. Airbrake will continue to empower companies like Groupon, Square and AT&T.
buyer: Exceptional
Founded in 2008, Exceptional's mission is to track the world's web exceptions. It reports them in real-time for developers to fix them fast. Its customers include eBay and Pinterest. Exceptional is headquartered in San Francisco, California. "
target parent: thoughtbot
target: Airbrake
Based in San Francisco, Airbrake is the world's largest error tracking application. Airbrake Airbrake collects errors generated by other applications, and aggregates the results for review. The application is fully supported on Ruby on Rails and iOS.
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closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Xenon Partners, acquired Scout APM

synopsis: Xenon Partners, a software-focused technology private equity firm, has acquired Scout APM, a provider of Application Performance Management (APM) software. Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance.
buyer: Xenon Partners
Xenon Partners acquires and operates early and mid-stage technology companies, with a particular emphasis on B2B Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. Xenon provides its portfolio companies with deep operational expertise in growth marketing, sales, design, product engineering, and more. "
target: Scout APM
Scout APM offers application performance monitoring (APM) “that finds what you can’t see in charts.” Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance.
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closed 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired Travis CI

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of Travis CI, a continuous integration platform used by more than 700,000 developers worldwide to build and test software applications. Travis CI is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: Travis CI
Travis CI is a continuous integration platform used by more than 700,000 developers worldwide to build and test software applications. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Berlin, Travis CI is a respected leader in the open source community.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Q-up Data GmbH

synopsis: Tricentis, the leader in Continuous Testing, announced the acquisition of Q-up: a German test data management (TDM) platform architected to provide secure, reliable, and compliant test data on-demand. With a business-friendly, self-service interface and a lightweight provisioning agent, test data access is reduced from weeks to seconds.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target: Q-up Data GmbH
Based in Germany, Q-up is a test data management (TDM) platform architected to provide secure, reliable, and compliant test data on-demand. With a business-friendly, self-service interface and a lightweight provisioning agent, test data access is reduced from weeks to seconds.
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closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Burstly, Inc., acquired TestFlight

synopsis: TestFlight, a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience, has been acquired by Burstly, a platform that helps developers track and monetize their apps. Together the duo has created a platform that'll let developers distribute their apps and track both their usage and performance.
buyer: Burstly, Inc.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Burstly, Inc. provides a platform for mobile developers to maximize their marketing and revenue opportunities. It offers a marketplace where developers can buy or sell advertising. "
target: TestFlight
TestFlight is a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience. The company is based in Santa Monica, California.
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closed 7/5/2011 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Eviware Software

synopsis: SmartBear Software has acquired Eviware Software, creators of soapUI and loadUI, the world’s leading testing software for Web Services. After tripling SmartBear’s business in one year, this acquisition further accelerates SmartBear’s momentum and significantly expands its global user community.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools that deliver quality and performance throughout the entire software quality lifecycle – enabling code quality, QA efficiency, and application performance anywhere – on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud. "
target: Eviware Software
Eviware Software is the market leader in Web Service Testing. With more than 800,000 users and 4000 daily downloads, its Open Source Web Service testing tool soapUI has become the market de facto standard for testing Web Services.
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closed 3/25/2011 via Company Press Release

Research In Motion, acquired tinyHippos Inc.

synopsis: Research In Motion (RIM) is pleased to announce that tinyHippos has joined RIM. RIM is excited that the tinyHippos team is joining the BlackBerry Developer team and bringing their expertise in cross-platform emulation environments to the BlackBerry platform.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: tinyHippos Inc.
tinyHippos Inc. develops mobile application development and testing tools for the mobile application developer community. It offers Ripple, a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs in a Web browser and is custom-tailored for HTML5 mobile application testing.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Coverity, Inc., acquired Solidware Technologies

synopsis: Coverity, Inc., the leader in automatically improving the quality and security of C, C++, C# and Java source code, announced the acquisition of Solidware Technologies, a Colorado-based software readiness management vendor.
buyer: Coverity, Inc.
Coverity's groundbreaking technology enables developers to control complexity in the development process by automatically finding and helping to repair critical software defects and security vulnerabilities throughout the application lifecycle. "
target: Solidware Technologies
Solidware's technology collects analysis data from other development and test tools, synthesizes the results, and presents development teams with visibility into code complexity, violation of best practices, software architecture, interdependencies and test coverage.
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closed 6/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Cloud Bees, Inc., acquired Rollout

synopsis: CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise DevOps leader powering the continuous economy, announced the acquisition of Rollout, a secure feature management company providing software specifically targeted for developers and product teams.
buyer: Cloud Bees, Inc.
CloudBees is building the world’s first end-to-end automated software delivery system, enabling companies to balance governance and developer freedom. "
target: Rollout
Rollout is a Feature Flagging solution for mobile that lets dev teams build and deploy apps at the speed a business' needs, without compromising on safety. Rollout allows mobile developers and PM's to optimize features releases as well as provide customized user experience.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., acquired StackMob

synopsis: PayPal, the provider of online payment services, announced that it has acquired StackMob, a backend-as-a-service company that helps developers easily implement features in mobile apps. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
buyer parent: eBay
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$16,342.00)
PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. "
target: StackMob
StackMob makes it easy to build scalable apps for any connected device. The StackMob platform provides a datastore API, development and production environments, API versions, collaboration, server-side custom code and much more.
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announced 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Splunk Inc., will acquire Omnition

synopsis: Splunk, a company that that produces software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a Web-style interface, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Omnition, a stealth-mode SaaS company that is innovating in distributed tracing, improving monitoring across microservices applications.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,044.48)
Splunk Inc. turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges. "
target: Omnition
Omnition is a SaaS startup that uses distributed tracing as a means to monitor microservices applications. Their focus on top down analysis and intuitive visualization of traces allows developers and SREs to focus on what they do best: build and maintain great software.
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closed 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

F5 Networks Inc., acquired NGINX Inc.

synopsis: F5, the global leader in multi-cloud application services, has completed the acquisition of NGINX, an open source leader in application delivery. NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,181.99)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: NGINX Inc.
NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Perforce, will acquire Rogue Wave Software, Inc.

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of enterprise-grade DevOps-focused software solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. , announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Rogue Wave Software, a leading independent provider of cross-platform software developer tools and embedded components.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Perforce
Perforce Software is a leading provider of enterprise scale software solutions to technology developers and development operations (“DevOps”) teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the development lifecycle. "
target: Rogue Wave Software, Inc.
Rogue Wave provides software development tools for mission-critical applications. Rogue Wave’s trusted solutions address the growing complexity of building great software, and accelerates the value gained from code across the enterprise.
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closed 12/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired LANSA

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of LANSA, a low-code, rapid application development platform for professional mobile, web, desktop and cloud developers.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: LANSA
LANSA is the original low-code, high productivity software development platform for mobile, web and desktop applications. Thousands of customers across the globe trust LANSA to help them rapidly build enterprise-grade applications.
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closed 5/9/2018 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Hiptest

synopsis: SmartBear, the leader in software quality tools for teams, has acquired continuous testing platform Hiptest. Hiptest empowers Agile and DevOps teams to deliver high quality software, faster, by collaborating on an idea, testing code continuously, and generating living documentation.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Hiptest
Hiptest empowers Agile and DevOps teams to deliver high quality software, faster, by collaborating on an idea, testing code continuously, and generating living documentation.
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closed 2/6/2018 via BusinessWire

Cloud Bees, Inc., acquired Codeship

synopsis: CloudBees, Inc., the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, announced the acquisition of Codeship, a company that offers continuous integration and delivery products in the cloud that integrate with the existing DevOps stack and enables clients to accelerate time-to-market of products and features.
buyer: Cloud Bees, Inc.
CloudBees is the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, providing companies with smarter solutions for automating software development and delivery. "
target: Codeship
Based in Boston and with offices in Vienna and Berlin, Codeship offers continuous integration and delivery products in the cloud that integrate with the existing DevOps stack and enables clients to accelerate time-to-market of products and features.
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closed 5/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired SmartBear, Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, announced that Francisco Partners, a leading global technology-focused private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in the company. SmartBear's products help deliver the best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $10 billion in capital and invested in more than 150 technology companies. "
target: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications.
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announced 7/19/2012 via PR Newswire

Atego, will purchase Rational Apex Ada Developer Product Family from IBM

synopsis: Atego has entered into an agreement with IBM to acquire the IBM Rational Apex® Ada Developer product family, including the IBM Rational Apex integrated development environment. Under the terms of the agreement, Atego will acquire the Rational Ada Developer product line, including all products and intellectual property.
buyer: Atego
Atego is a world leading software tools and professional services company, focused on helping organizations engineer complex, mission- and safety-critical systems and software. Atego dramatically increases quality, security and productivity. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$79,591.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business.
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closed 10/4/2010 via Market Wire

Rogue Wave Software, Inc., acquired Acumem AB

synopsis: Rogue Wave Software Inc., the largest independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components for the next generation of high performance computing applications, announced that the company has acquired Acumem, a leading vendor of memory optimization products for single and multi-threaded application development.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Rogue Wave Software, Inc.
Rogue Wave Software, Inc. is the largest independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components for the next generation of high-performance computing (HPC) applications. "
target: Acumem AB
Acumem is a provider of intelligent software which analyzes and helps optimize the computing performance in single- and multi-core environments. Acumem contributes to their customers' success in maximizing the benefits of multi-core technology, achieving the full potential of their systems.
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closed 8/2/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., purchased Development Tools For Java & Ajax from Instantiations, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. acquired Instantiations Inc., a Tualatin-based developer of open source software development tools. Google will acquire the company’s development tools for the Java and Ajax programming languages, which are expected to be included in Google’s Web Toolkit.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
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. "
seller: Instantiations, Inc.
Instantiations, Inc. provides software development solutions. Instantiations offers CodePro AnalytiX, CodePro Profiler, RCP Developer, WindowBuilder Pro and WindowTester Pro.
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closed 2/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Exceptional, acquired Airbrake

synopsis: Exceptional announced that it has acquired Airbrake, the world's largest error tracking application, from thoughtbot, a Boston based web design and development company. Airbrake will continue to empower companies like Groupon, Square and AT&T.
buyer: Exceptional
Founded in 2008, Exceptional's mission is to track the world's web exceptions. It reports them in real-time for developers to fix them fast. Its customers include eBay and Pinterest. Exceptional is headquartered in San Francisco, California. "
target parent: thoughtbot
target: Airbrake
Based in San Francisco, Airbrake is the world's largest error tracking application. Airbrake Airbrake collects errors generated by other applications, and aggregates the results for review. The application is fully supported on Ruby on Rails and iOS.
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closed 3/28/2013 via BusinessWire

Rackspace Hosting, acquired Exceptional Cloud Services

synopsis: Rackspace® Hosting, the open cloud company, announced the strategic acquisition of Exceptional Cloud Services to enhance its toolset for developers deploying and managing applications in the open cloud. Through this deal, Rackspace will expand its portfolio of developer solutions to include error tracking and Redis-as-a-Service capabilities.
buyer: Rackspace Hosting (RAX:$2,073.40)
Rackspace® Hosting is the open cloud company, delivering open technologies and powering more than 205,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace provides its renowned Fanatical Support® across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. "
target: Exceptional Cloud Services
Founded in 2008, Exceptional's mission is to track the world's web exceptions. It reports them in real-time for developers to fix them fast. Its customers include eBay and Pinterest. Exceptional is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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closed 11/30/2012 via Company Press Release

Exceptional, acquired Ranger.io

synopsis: Exceptional, the leading error-tracking service for the world’s cloud developers announced they had acquired the Ranger monitoring service to extend their DevOps platform. Launched in 2010, Ranger is used by many Heroku customers to monitor their more complex cloud-based applications.
buyer: Exceptional
Founded in 2008, Exceptional's mission is to track the world's web exceptions. It reports them in real-time for developers to fix them fast. Its customers include eBay and Pinterest. Exceptional is headquartered in San Francisco, California. "
target: Ranger.io
Launched in 2010, Ranger is used by many Heroku customers to monitor their more complex cloud-based applications.
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closed 2/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Exceptional, acquired Airbrake

synopsis: Exceptional announced that it has acquired Airbrake, the world's largest error tracking application, from thoughtbot, a Boston based web design and development company. Airbrake will continue to empower companies like Groupon, Square and AT&T.
buyer: Exceptional
Founded in 2008, Exceptional's mission is to track the world's web exceptions. It reports them in real-time for developers to fix them fast. Its customers include eBay and Pinterest. Exceptional is headquartered in San Francisco, California. "
target parent: thoughtbot
target: Airbrake
Based in San Francisco, Airbrake is the world's largest error tracking application. Airbrake Airbrake collects errors generated by other applications, and aggregates the results for review. The application is fully supported on Ruby on Rails and iOS.
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closed 3/28/2013 via BusinessWire

Rackspace Hosting, acquired Exceptional Cloud Services

synopsis: Rackspace® Hosting, the open cloud company, announced the strategic acquisition of Exceptional Cloud Services to enhance its toolset for developers deploying and managing applications in the open cloud. Through this deal, Rackspace will expand its portfolio of developer solutions to include error tracking and Redis-as-a-Service capabilities.
buyer: Rackspace Hosting (RAX:$2,073.40)
Rackspace® Hosting is the open cloud company, delivering open technologies and powering more than 205,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace provides its renowned Fanatical Support® across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. "
target: Exceptional Cloud Services
Founded in 2008, Exceptional's mission is to track the world's web exceptions. It reports them in real-time for developers to fix them fast. Its customers include eBay and Pinterest. Exceptional is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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closed 5/13/2013 via BusinessWire

Dyn, acquired Trendslide

synopsis: Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Infrastructure as a Service, announced that it has acquired Trendslide, a mobile dashboard app startup. The Trendslide app aggregates data from the websites and apps users already use, and presents a simple graph to give them a pulse on whether their key metrics are trending up, staying flat, or trending down.
buyer: Dyn
Incorporated in 2001, Dyn is the worldwide Internet Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader, powering Managed DNS, Traffic Management, Email Delivery & Email Reporting for more than four million enterprise, small business and personal users. "
target: Trendslide
Trendslide is a mobile dashboard solution for growing SaaS, eCommerce, and Media websites. Trendslide is perfect for executives and managers at companies where their website is your business, and you’re responsible for driving growth as a part of their business.
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closed 4/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired SOASTA, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced the company has completed its acquisition of SOASTA, a leader in Digital Performance Management. Soasta's CloudTest products and services leverage the power of cloud computing to quickly and affordably test consumer-facing web and mobile apps at scale.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere. "
target: SOASTA, Inc.
Soasta's CloudTest products and services leverage the power of cloud computing to quickly and affordably test consumer-facing web and mobile apps at scale, providing customers with the confidence that their business-critical web apps will be reliable and scalable, even under extreme loads.
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closed 5/4/2016 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired CrossBrowserTesting.com, LLC.

synopsis: SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, has acquired CrossBrowserTesting, one of the fastest growing automated cloud testing platforms. CrossBrowserTesting provides a highly secured, scalable and flexible cloud containing more than 1,500 real mobile devices and browsers in more than 65 operating systems.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear supports professionals and organizations that use its products to build and deliver the world’s greatest applications. SmartBear's software quality tools assist with code review, functional and load testing, API readiness as well as performance monitoring of these modern applications. "
target: CrossBrowserTesting.com, LLC.
As one of the fastest growing cloud testing platforms with more than 5 million tests runs, CrossBrowserTesting has enabled more than 200,000 users to eliminate the cost, effort and time associated with creation and maintenance of an in-house test infrastructure.
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closed 6/26/2014 via PR Newswire

Optimizely, acquired Synference

synopsis: Optimizely, the world's leading optimization platform, announced the acquisition of Synference, a startup that combines the power of optimization and machine learning to automate the discovery of patterns and insights. Optimizely aims to expand its powerful optimization platform by using machine learning to provide valuable insights.
buyer: Optimizely
Optimizely is the world's leading optimization platform, providing A/B testing, multivariate testing, and personalization for websites and iOS applications. The platform's ease of use empowers organizations to conceive of and run experiments that help them make better data-driven decisions. "
target: Synference
Synference combines the power of optimization and machine learning to automate the discovery of patterns and insights. Based in Dublin, the startup's technology applies machine learning to A/B testing and optimization, enabling companies to tailor their online experience to each visitor.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BusinessWire

AppNeta, acquired Tracelytics

synopsis: AppNeta, the leading provider of end-user-centric performance management solutions for business critical applications, announced the acquisition of Tracelytics, an innovative provider of full-stack, SaaS-delivered Application Performance Management solutions. Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology.
buyer: AppNeta
AppNeta is the leader in end-user centric Performance Management solutions for business critical applications, arming network and application engineers with the 360o insight they need to rapidly anticipate, pinpoint and solve network issues before they become application problems. "
target: Tracelytics
Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology. The innovative SaaS solution provides deep, detailed visibility into Web applications, identifying where issues and bottlenecks are occurring and providing actionable data for quick problem resolution.
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closed 8/17/2015 via BusinessWire

Grid Dynamics, acquired Qubell

synopsis: Grid Dynamics, a leading provider of scalable ecommerce technology solutions, announced it has acquired Qubell, developer of the first autonomic application management platform for cloud applications. Qubell empowers developers and operations teams to turn their applications into self-managed entities that adapt, configure, and more.
buyer: Grid Dynamics
Grid Dynamics is a leading provider of open, scalable, next-generation commerce technology solutions in the areas of omni-channel digital platforms, cloud enablement and continuous delivery. "
target: Qubell
Qubell provides the first autonomic application management platform for cloud applications and empowers developers and operations teams to turn their applications into self-managed entities that adapt, configure, heal and protect themselves in response to changes within dynamic cloud environments.
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closed 3/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Super Jobs Pvt Ltd., acquired CrunchCommerce Inc.

synopsis: Super, a resume builder tool on smartphone that allows users to publish their resume online from their smartphone using its templates, acquired CrunchCommerce, a company that helps e-commerce businesses drive millions in mobile revenue.
buyer: Super Jobs Pvt Ltd.
Super Jobs Pvt Ltd, the company behind Superapp, has developed a resume builder tool on smartphone that allows users to publish their resume online from their smartphone using its templates. The app also helps people look out for jobs on smartphones. "
target: CrunchCommerce Inc.
At Crunch, they help e-commerce businesses drive millions in mobile revenue. Through their extensive background in e-commerce, they experienced first-hand the unique challenges of mobile commerce spanning technology, design, marketing.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Groupe OPEN, acquired Izberg

synopsis: Open, a major player in the IT and digital transformation of companies, announces the 100% acquisition of  IZBERG, a marketplace platform publisher. IZBERG provides the most advanced Marketplace platform on the market, allowing mid-size and large companies to increase their revenues, lower their costs, and offer an outstanding shopping experience.
buyer: Groupe OPEN (ENXTPA:OPN:$366.57)
Groupe Open SA is a France-based information technology service provider company that designs, produces and installs interactive information systems. It operates under three segments: Consulting, Application Engineering and Infrastructure Services. "
target: Izberg
IZBERG provides the most advanced Marketplace platform on the market, allowing mid-size and large companies to increase their revenues, lower their costs, and offer an outstanding shopping experience to their customers.
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Apple, Inc., acquired Stamplay

synopsis: Apple has acquired Italian startup Stamplay, an API-based development platform, empowering web developers to build and launch full-featured cloud-based web apps in record time.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Stamplay
Stamplay, founded in Italy, is an API-based development platform, empowering web developers to build and launch full-featured cloud-based web apps in record time.
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closed 7/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Metaweb Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Google has bought semantic search startup Metaweb, according to recent post on the search giant’s blog. Metaweb develops both semantic data storage infrastructure for the web, and Freebase, an “open, shared database of the world’s knowledge”. Freebase is a massive, collaboratively edited database of cross-linked data.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
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: Metaweb Technologies, Inc.
Metaweb helps site owners, bloggers, and developers make their sites richer and more engaging. Based in San Francisco, Metaweb Technologies was founded in 2005 to help build a smarter, more connected Internet.
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announced 12/31/2016 via Company Press Release

OnApp, will acquire Virtkick, Inc.

synopsis: OnApp, a global cloud management software provider, has announced its intention to acquire Virtkick. OnApp is impressed by the way Virtkick simplifies every step of cloud hosting. Their unique fully-managed SaaS platform approach, from the user-centric interface to orchestration and billing, were especially interesting to OnApp for future projects.
buyer: OnApp
OnApp is widely regarded as the leading cloud management software platform for the service provider industry. It is a complete Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution for cloud providers, CDN providers, telcos, carriers, MSPs and enterprises. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Virtkick, Inc.
Virtkick lets independent hosting companies increase conversion rates, simplify server management and take on the biggest hosting providers. Virtkick is a SaaS cloud management panel that offers simplicity and great user experience for their customers.
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closed 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Snapdeal.com, acquired MartMobi Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Snapdeal, one of the largest e-commerce players in India, has snapped up MartMobi for an undisclosed amount. Based in Hyderabad, Martmobi helped vendors build mobile apps and sites. Snapdeal said the acquisition will help improve its mobile experience for sellers and customers on its marketplace.
buyer: Snapdeal.com
Snapdeal.com is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Snapdeal provides a platform for vendors across the country to connect with millions of customers. The platform has the widest assortment of products from thousands of national, international and regional brands across diverse categories. "
target: MartMobi Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
MartMobi believes that mobile is the present, not the future. MartMobi helps online retailers go mobile, in less than a day, through both mobile sites and native apps. MartMobi's mobile commerce app and store builder integrates seamlessly with all popular online shopping carts.
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closed 4/4/2019 via PR Newswire

AirTies, purchased Wireless Doctor from Technicolor SA

synopsis: AirTies, a provider of managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions to global service providers, has completed its acquisition of Technicolor's Wi-Fi Management software business, a.k.a. Wireless Doctor. Wireless Doctor, previously known as Wi-Fi Doctor and Conductor, is a suite of cloud-based performance management software, embedded decision logic, and apps.
buyer: AirTies
Founded in 2004, AirTies is the most widely deployed provider of managed in-home Wi-Fi solutions to operators around the globe. AirTies delivers service providers with Smart Wi-Fi software, apps, a cloud-based performance optimization platform, Mesh extenders and set-top boxes. "
seller: Technicolor SA (ENXTPA:TCH:$4,513.87)
Wireless Doctor, previously known as Wi-Fi Doctor and Conductor, is a suite of cloud-based performance management software, embedded decision logic, and apps used by service providers to improve the in-home Wi-Fi experience of their subscribers.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Field Solutions Group, acquired Ordnance Networks Pty Ltd

synopsis: Rural and remote telecommunications solutions provider Field Solutions Group (FSG) has acquired network-as-a-service provider Ordnance Networks. Ordnance Networks is a network-as-a-service platform which helps simplify the provisioning and management of large networks.
buyer: Field Solutions Group (ASX:FSG:$6.03)
Field Solutions is an ASX listed Australian-based Telecommunication company. They have a vision of being Australia's largest rural, regional and remote telecommunications provider capable of delivering start-up (including residential) to large scale networks. "
target: Ordnance Networks Pty Ltd
Ordnance Networks is a network-as-a-service platform which helps simplify the provisioning and management of large networks. Ordnance allows carriers to dynamically connect to major cloud demarcation points, IP Transit providers, Peering Exchanges, Telco, ISP and more in real-time.
price ($mm)
$0.13
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closed 3/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Okta, acquired Azuqua

synopsis: Okta, the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, has acquired Azuqua, a company that helps the world’s leading companies integrate their SaaS applications and automate time-consuming, repetitive work so they can deliver better employee and customer experiences and increase productivity.
buyer: Okta (OKTA:$399.25)
Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences. "
target: Azuqua
Azuqua helps the world’s leading companies integrate their SaaS applications and automate time-consuming, repetitive work so they can deliver better employee and customer experiences and increase productivity.
price ($mm)
$53
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closed 2/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired AddStructure

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: AddStructure
AddStructure provides state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. Applications of the technology range from review summarization to a complete conversational commerce system.
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closed 8/23/2010 via paidContent.org

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Comsenz, Inc.

synopsis: Tencent, the Chinese internet company behind IM service and portal QQ, has bought up Comsenz, a Googlebacked company which is behind the Discuz online discussion board platform, which is extremely popularin China, among other community products.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$46,983.28)
Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services." "
target: Comsenz, Inc.
Comsenz is a China-based provider of bulletin board and social networking software.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 1/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Quickfire Networks Corporation

synopsis: Facebook has a acquired QuickFire Networks, a company that built a custom hardware and software platform for reducing video file sizes and upload times. QuickFire’s tech speeds up encoding videos with different profiles for frame rate, resolution, color and audio settings for different platforms.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$62,604.00)
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: Quickfire Networks Corporation
QuickFire Networks is a company that has built a custom hardware and software platform for reducing video file sizes and upload times. They use proprietary technology that dramatically reduces the bandwidth needed to view video online without degrading video quality.
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closed 7/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired StatusPage

synopsis: Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, announced the acquisition of StatusPage, a fast-growing status and incident communication platform that enables companies to share real-time status for cloud services with external customers and internal employees
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,210.13)
Atlassian provides software development and collaboration tools to help teams conceive, plan, build and launch great products. Organizations use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools to work and deliver quality results on time and more efficiently. "
target: StatusPage
StatusPage is the leading status and incident communication platform. Thousands of customers around the world from small startups to market leaders use StatusPage to provide real-time status updates for internal and external facing cloud services.
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