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closed 6/14/2012 via Market Wire

CatchFree, Inc., acquired KISSinsights

synopsis: CatchFree, a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback, announced that it has acquired KISSinsights from KISSmetrics, a customer analytics platform. KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions.
buyer: CatchFree, Inc.
CatchFree is a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback. CatchFree collects feedback from thousands of real users across a broad range of categories enabling users to easily compare and choose the best free solutions for their unique needs. "
target parent: KISSmetrics
target: KISSinsights
KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions, the crucial point at which they are likely to remember their motivation for making the decisions.
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closed 2/29/2020 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired Qualaroo

synopsis: ProProfs, a cloud-based SaaS training platform, has acquired Qualaroo, a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target: Qualaroo
Qualaroo is a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
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closed 9/8/2011 via Market Wire

BigDoor Media, Inc., acquired OneTrueFan, Inc.

synopsis: BigDoor, the most widely used gamification and loyalty platform, announced it has acquired San Francisco-based OneTrueFan, a distributed community and web check-in rewards provider. OneTrueFan is a service for web publishers that enables visitors to earn points for their online activity and compete to become a site's biggest fan.
buyer: BigDoor Media, Inc.
BigDoor's patent-pending, gamified loyalty platform helps companies increase their traffic and revenue through social rewards. The BigDoor platform is currently used by over 300 companies to increase user engagement and monetization. "
target: OneTrueFan, Inc.
OneTrueFan is a service for web publishers that enables visitors to earn points for their online activity and compete to become a site's biggest fan. Visitors also earn badges for interacting with and sharing content on the sites they visit.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wesfarmers Limited, acquired Unlockd

synopsis: Wesfarmers has acquired the assets of Unlockd. Founded in 2014, Unlockd developed an app that offered consumers discounts on their phone bills by watching advertisements when they unlock their phone screen.
buyer: Wesfarmers Limited (ASX:WES:$46,384.52)
Wesfarmers Limited's diverse business operations cover: supermarkets, liquor, hotels and convenience stores; home improvement; office supplies; department stores; and an industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilisers, industrial and safety products and coal. "
target: Unlockd
Unlockd's revolutionary white label mobile platform is revolutionising the attention economy. In exchange for viewing targeted ads, content or offers upon unlocking their smartphone, users amass points to redeem on items like mobile credit or data, premium entertainment content or loyalty points.
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closed 5/14/2013 via Market Wire

24/7 Customer, Inc., acquired Shopalize, Inc.

synopsis: [24]7, the intuitive customer experience company, announced its acquisition of Shopalize, a comprehensive social commerce platform specializing in social sharing and social referral solutions. [24]7 leverages big data and predictive analytics to better understand customers and improve customer service and sales results for top global enterprises.
buyer: 24/7 Customer, Inc.
24/7 Customer, headquartered in Bangalore, is the #1 provider of world-class voice and email based customer support services and solutions from India. [24]7 serves the Global 100 market leaders in the Financial Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Technology, and Travel Industries. "
target: Shopalize, Inc.
Shopalize is a comprehensive Social Commerce suite providing Social Media and Loyalty Marketing solutions for Online Retailers. It helps them to acquire new customers from Social Media and also increase repeat purchases from their existing loyal customers.
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closed 7/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Axivate Capital, acquired The Feedback Company

synopsis: Axivate Capital acquired a 51% stake in The Feedback Company. The Feedback Company is one of the leading Dutch companies in the field of customer feedback, focusing on ratings and reviews. They design and develop customer feedback analysis software.
buyer: Axivate Capital
Axivate Capital is an independent investment agency focused on supporting growth ambitions, internationalisation and value creation for Dutch companies in the field of digital media, e-commerce, market intelligence and the travel sector. "
target: The Feedback Company
The Feedback Company is one of the leading Dutch companies in the field of customer feedback, focusing on ratings and reviews. They design and develop customer feedback analysis software.
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closed 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Narvar, acquired Kronos Care

synopsis: Narvar, the pioneer in post-purchase customer engagement, announced it has acquired Kronos Care, a Paris-based startup that enables retailers and brands to increase loyalty through branded notification experiences.
buyer: Narvar
Narvar is an enterprise-grade SaaS platform. Narvar drives brand loyalty by enabling immersive post-purchase customer experiences. From order tracking, proactive communications, and seamless returns, Narvar applies machine learning across billions of interactions to make consumers' lives simpler. "
target: Kronos Care
Based in France, Kronos Care creates the best post purchase experience for online retailers by supercharging the tracking process to help them engage their customers and increase their loyalty.
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closed 5/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Modria

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, announced it has acquired Modria, a company specializing in online dispute resolution (ODR) for government and commercial entities.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,134.92)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of citizens. "
target: Modria
Modria provides the leading software-as-a-service platform for online dispute resolution. Securely hosted in the cloud by Modria, the platform allows customers to link together negotiation, mediation and arbitration modules to configure support for their specific dispute resolution processes.
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closed 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Medallia, acquired Kampyle Ltd.

synopsis: Medallia, Inc. announced that it has acquired Kampyle, Ltd., the best-of-breed software platform for capturing customer feedback on digital and mobile channels. Medallia will offer a new product solution that combines Medallia's powerful data analytics platform with Kampyle's state-of-the-art web and mobile feedback capture capabilities.
buyer: Medallia (MDLA:$477.22)
Medallia is the Customer Experience Management company that is trusted by hundreds of the world's leading brands. Medallia's Software-as-a-Service application enables companies to capture customer feedback everywhere the customer is to improve their performance. "
target: Kampyle Ltd.
Kampyle has pioneered the field of online feedback analytics, delivering websites, online retailers and companies a powerful software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to collect, analyze, measure and manage online user feedback on services, products and customer experiences.
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closed 10/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Paribus

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified banking company, has acquired the price tracking service Paribus, which helps online shoppers get automatic refunds when prices drop on items they purchased.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$15,321.00)
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Paribus
Paribus is a price tracking service that aids online shoppers in getting automatic refunds when the price drops on items they purchased. Paribus automates the process of following up on past purchases to see if shoppers could request a refund from the online retailer.
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closed 4/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Augeo Marketing, acquired Empyr

synopsis: Augeo, a leader in employee, member, consumer, and channel partner engagement solutions, has acquired Empyr, a card-linking platform for national brands and digital publishers. Together, they will launch a new company called Figg, combining the financial institution card-linking business of Augeo with the extensive publisher experience of Empyr.
buyer: Augeo Marketing
Augeo is a leader in engagement, loyalty, and incentive platforms developing new solutions and innovative technology. Augeo's membership benefits and insurances, employee recognition, sales incentives, virtual & live meetings, and events solutions elevate engagement and build stronger relationships."
target: Empyr
Empyr powers online-to-offline marketing programs for some of the largest websites and apps. The company's card-linked technology connects digital advertising to in-store purchases, allowing advertisers to track the entire customer journey, from an ad impression to a physical in-store transaction.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, the only company specializing in building, managing and optimizing premium loyalty programs, announced its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Trivergance
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, which includes the technology platform, client services, IT and operations.
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Yotpo, acquired Swell Rewards

synopsis: Yotpo, a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content, has acquired Swell Rewards, an incentive marketing platform. Swell Rewards allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease.
buyer: Yotpo
Yotpo is a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content like social media posts and reviews. Yotpo allows brands to leverage social proof to increase trust and sales, cultivate loyal customer advocates, and make better decisions based on customer feedback. "
target: Swell Rewards
Swell Rewards is an incentive marketing platform that allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease. Their SaaS-based platform helps merchants to better understand and retain their existing customers through a variety of effective marketing campaigns.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, Landon Capital Partners, Trivergance, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Trivergance, in partnership with Falcon Investment Advisors and Landon Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Clarus Commerce from Norwest Venture Partners. Clarus, a leader in e-commerce and subscription commerce solutions, has developed and manages a proprietary, flexible and scalable membership and benefit management technology platform.
buyer: Falcon Investment Advisors LLC
buyer: Trivergance
buyer: Landon Capital Partners
Trivergance is a leading independent sponsor, having invested over $1 billion of third-party, institutional equity capital. Falcon is a private equity firm investsing in leading middle market companies. Landon Capital Partners is the direct private equity investment group of the Landon family. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce creates and markets high-value subscription websites designed to save consumers time and money. Clarus is one of the pioneers of creating free shipping and subscription-based solutions for e-commerce businesses seeking to ease consumers’ concerns about high shipping costs.
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closed 3/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., acquired Bazaarvoice, Inc.

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, announced a majority investment from Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., a premier private equity firm investing in growth companies.
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Thomas H. Lee Partners is a premier private equity firm investing in middle market growth companies, headquartered primarily in North America, exclusively in four sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Technology & Business Solutions. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: 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.
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closed 3/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Nordstrom Inc., acquired MessageYes

synopsis: Nordstrom Inc., a leading fashion retailer, has announced that it has acquired MessageYes, a platform rooted in conversational commerce. MessageYes is the first platform to offer frictionless e-commerce over mobile messaging for brands looking to engage and transact directly with their customers.
buyer: Nordstrom Inc. (JWN:$15,478.00)
Nordstrom Inc. is a leading fashion retailer. Nordstrom operates 366 stores in 40 states, including 122 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 232 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; two clearance stores; and seven Trunk Club clubhouses. "
target: MessageYes
MessageYes' mission is to help people effortlessly discover and purchase items they love using their mobile phones. MessageYes is the first platform to offer frictionless e-commerce over mobile messaging for brands looking to engage and transact directly with their customers.
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closed 9/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Snipp Interactive Inc., acquired Ziploop

synopsis: Snipp Interactive Inc., a global provider of digital marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Ziploop, Inc., a company that develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers.
buyer: Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSXV:SPN:$13.44)
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment. "
target: Ziploop
Ziploop, Inc. develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers. The company’s application works on various devices, including phones, tablets, and computers. Ziploop was founded in 2013 and is based in Orinda, California.
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Goodbox, acquired SmartPocket

synopsis: Goodbox, a startup that connects users with merchants via an instant messaging app, has acquired loyalty cards management app Smartpocket. Smartpocket was set up as a mobile technology platform that connects offline businesses to customers. It can convert a mobile device into a singular channel for all card transactions by managing loyalty cards.
buyer: Goodbox
Goodbox allows businesses to create a storefront on its app, similar to a real-world store. It enables merchants to chat with customers, upload their product/services catalog for search and discovery, take orders and accept payments. The company claims listings for about 100 categories. "
target parent: Sol Primero
target: SmartPocket
SmartPocket is a virtual wallet mobile application that digitally stores cards such as loyalty and insurance cards. It provides details related to the cards such as redeemable points, travel miles and insurance coverage. It allows users to book services and manage payments from their mobile devices.
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announced 10/14/2020 via Company Press Release

CM Telecom, will acquire ROBIN Software BV

synopsis: CM.com, a dutch messaging services provider, will acquire ROBIN, a market-leading customer service technology company in the Netherlands. ROBIN helps ambitious eCommerce retail brands build super-productive teams that provide great customer experiences. Their growth suite enables businesses to scale their customer service and boost performance.
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$170.16)
Netherlands-based CM provides Conversational Commerce services from its cloud platform that connects enterprises and brands to the mobile phones of consumers worldwide. CM is also a licensed Payment Service Provider, offering card payments, domestic payment methods, and integrated payment methods. "
target: ROBIN Software BV
ROBIN is a market-leading customer service technology company in the Netherlands. ROBIN helps ambitious eCommerce retail brands build super-productive teams that provide great customer experiences. Their growth suite enables businesses to scale their customer service and boost performance.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Livetex LLC, acquired Red Helper

synopsis: Petersburg developer of the platform for online consultations LiveTex absorbed its Moscow rival - RedHelper. Redhelper, based in Moscow, is a provider of SaaS solutions for online customer service and behavioral data analysis for e-commerce sites.
buyer: Livetex LLC
LiveTex is the first company on the Russian market that offers not just an online consulting service, but a whole set of solutions for communicating with customers: an online consultant, a call from the site and an intelligent system of involving visitors in dialogue. "
target: Red Helper
Redhelper, based in Moscow, is a provider of SaaS solutions for online customer service and behavioral data analysis for e-commerce sites.
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closed 2/29/2020 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired Qualaroo

synopsis: ProProfs, a cloud-based SaaS training platform, has acquired Qualaroo, a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target: Qualaroo
Qualaroo is a SaaS company that enables companies to gain valuable insights from their prospects and customers in real time. Qualaroo’s mission is to help companies understand why their customers and prospects make decisions.
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closed 6/14/2012 via Market Wire

CatchFree, Inc., acquired KISSinsights

synopsis: CatchFree, a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback, announced that it has acquired KISSinsights from KISSmetrics, a customer analytics platform. KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions.
buyer: CatchFree, Inc.
CatchFree is a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback. CatchFree collects feedback from thousands of real users across a broad range of categories enabling users to easily compare and choose the best free solutions for their unique needs. "
target parent: KISSmetrics
target: KISSinsights
KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions, the crucial point at which they are likely to remember their motivation for making the decisions.
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closed 6/14/2012 via Market Wire

CatchFree, Inc., acquired KISSinsights

synopsis: CatchFree, a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback, announced that it has acquired KISSinsights from KISSmetrics, a customer analytics platform. KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions.
buyer: CatchFree, Inc.
CatchFree is a free online service for comparing apps based on detailed customer feedback. CatchFree collects feedback from thousands of real users across a broad range of categories enabling users to easily compare and choose the best free solutions for their unique needs. "
target parent: KISSmetrics
target: KISSinsights
KISSinsights is a micro-surveying tool that enables online businesses to easily ask website users questions as they are making decisions, the crucial point at which they are likely to remember their motivation for making the decisions.
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closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Pocketables.net

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Pocketables.net. Pocketables.net has been providing news, reviews, and commentary about ultramobile computers, mobile internet devices, and other handheld gadgets since 2006.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Pocketables.net
Pocketables is an online tech publication that provides news, commentary, and comprehensive reviews on various mobile computing devices (7-inch or smaller screens), portable consumer electronics, and related accessories.
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closed 9/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Ratings Guy, LLC merged with iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.,

synopsis: Veteran healthcare industry executives announced the combination of their companies. The Ratings Guy, LLC, an online rating system, will now be part of iVantage Health Analytics, to provide a single source of business intelligence solutions to help providers address the complex requirements of managing under the new healthcare.
buyer: iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.
iVantage Health Analytics' information products integrate market intelligence, quality and performance benchmarking with innovative delivery platforms to help customers pinpoint key tactical advantages. "
target: The Ratings Guy, LLC
The Ratings Guy, LLC offers an online rating system for lifestyle websites.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Wired Magazine, acquired reddit.com

synopsis: Wired Digital, online home of Wired magazine , has acquired reddit.com, a leading social aggregation news site that empowers its users to select and rank web content. Reddit, based in Boston, will relocate to San Francisco where Wired magazine and Wired Digital are based. The four founders will continue to direct reddit as Wired Digital employees.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Wired Magazine
Wired Magazine delivers the intelligence readers need on the topics that matter most: Technology and innovation. Science and medicine. Business and global politics. Arts and culture. The best new products and more. "
target: reddit.com
reddit is a community web site where users can post links to content on the web. Other users may then vote the posted link up or down, causing it to appear more or less prominently on the reddit home page.
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closed 10/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Reelgood, acquired Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: Reelgood, a startup aimed at helping cord cutters find shows and movies to watch on the services they subscribe to, has bought Guidebox, a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others.
buyer: Reelgood
Reelgood is the world's most extensive streaming guide, with every TV show and movie available to stream online. Browse through every TV series and movie and sort by title, release year, genre, IMDB rating, and, most important - see where to watch it. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox is a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others. Guidebox began its life in 2012 as a consumer-facing website that brought together full show and episode data in one place, then pointed users where they could watch.
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closed 3/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

1st Leads LLC, acquired Bingoport.co.uk

synopsis: Gaming Realms has sold UK-based Bingoport.co.uk and Freebingohunter.com to 1st Leads, a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. Bingoport reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
buyer: 1st Leads LLC
1st Leads is a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. 1st Leads generates highly qualified, highly targeted sales leads and actionable market intelligence. They specialize in working with high tech companies that have complex products and complex sales cycles. "
target parent: Gaming Realms plc
target: Bingoport.co.uk
Bingoport.co.uk is the UK's largest and most trusted free bingo site. Bingoport monitors and reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter.com offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
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ColorTV, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: ColorTV, an end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs and streaming devices, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc., the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands.
buyer: ColorTV
ColorTV is the end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs. ColorTV's platform provides a diverse suite of data, discovery and analytics solutions for Connected TV, built to empower networks to compete in the new connected TV ecosystem. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox Inc is the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands. Guidebox is a technology that enables TV viewers to search for and discover TV programming on connected TV platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Google Home, Android, iOS, and web.
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Oversee.net, acquired ShopWiki.com

synopsis: Oversee.net®, which operates successful comparison sites in the travel and financial services sectors, has acquired ShopWiki Corp., parent of the multinational Internet shopping search engine. ShopWiki helps users find places to purchase products for sale on the web by intelligently searching and organizing nearly half a billion consumer offerings.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. "
target parent: Generation Partners
target: ShopWiki.com
ShopWiki, founded in 2005, has shopping comparison websites serving 11 countries in North America, Europe and Australia. The sites help users find places to purchase products for sale on the web by intelligently searching and organizing nearly half a billion consumer offerings.
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closed 8/30/2005 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Shopping.com

synopsis: eBay today completed its previously announced acquisition of Shopping.com, a leader in online comparison shopping and consumer reviews. In accordance with the terms of the acquisition agreement as announced on June 1, 2005, eBay acquired all outstanding shares of Shopping.com stock for total consideration of approximately $634 million.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Shopping.com
Shopping.com is a global leader in online comparison shopping with sites in the U.S., U.K. & France. According to comScore Media Metrix, it is the third largest shopping destination on the web. The company's mission is to help shoppers use the power of information to find, compare & buy anything.
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closed 5/12/2010 via Company Press Release

The Nile Project, Inc., acquired Localyte

synopsis: NileGuide, the go-to website for great travel recommendations and custom trip planning, announced the acquisition of Localyte’s platform and community, featuring original travel recommendations from a community of tens of thousands of content contributors around the world.
buyer: The Nile Project, Inc.
Through a global network of local experts and content partnerships with many of the world’s most trusted travel publishers, NileGuide provides a one-stop resource that makes the trip planning process fast, fun and personalized, helping travelers make the most of their trips. "
target: Localyte
Localyte.com connects travelers with Localytes: local people and services in travel destinations. A Localyte is a local person living in a travel destination who is passionate about sharing their knowledge with travelers.
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Valnet Inc., acquired MakeUseOf

synopsis: Valnet Inc., an online media publisher, has acquired Hong Kong-based MakeUseOf.com, an authoritative and trusted source of technology news, guides, and reviews. The acquisition MakeUseOf provides Valnet with a digital platform to offer solutions, reviews, news, and high-quality content to its audience.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Valnet Inc.
Valnet is a leading multi-vertical digital media publisher and owner of a variety of premium digital publications, including movie news authority ScreenRant.com, pop culture site CBR.com and video game news site GameRant.com. "
target: MakeUseOf
Hong Kong-based MakeUseOf is a leading online publication that issues tips and guides on how to make the most of the internet, computer software, and mobile apps. The company's mission is to provide knowledge and tools to help readers navigate trends in consumer technology.
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closed 5/13/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Geeknet, Inc., acquired Geek.com

synopsis: Geeknet, Inc., the online network for the global geek community, announced the acquisition of Geek.com, an online information resource and community for technology enthusiasts and professionals.
buyer: Geeknet, Inc. (GKNT:$137.10)
Geeknet is the online network for the global geek community. Geeknet serves an audience of over 45 million users each month and provide the tech-obsessed with content, culture, connections, commerce, and all the things that geeks crave. "
target: Geek.com
Geek.com has been an online technology resource and community for technology enthusiasts and professionals since 1996. Geek.com features the latest news and reviews of the hottest hardware and software, along with Computer Buying Guides, Features, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Inmedius Inc., acquired Tech Pub Expert, Inc.

synopsis: Inmedius, Inc., a leading provider of applications to capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets, announced that it acquired Canadian-based Tech Pub Expert, Inc.
buyer: Inmedius Inc.
Inmedius is a global leader in delivering performance-oriented applications that capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets. Integrating those information assets within business processes, using state-of-the-art workflow and collaborative techniques, is an Inmedius hallmark. "
target: Tech Pub Expert, Inc.
Tech Pubs Xpert is a group of seasoned publishing, editorial, and technical professionals. Though physically located in the Ottawa and Montreal areas of Canada, team members can provide services to its customers anywhere in the world - virtually anywhere you can get a high speed internet connection.
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closed 6/17/2013 via PR Web

Tollfreenumber.org, acquired NATMAP

synopsis: Tollfreenumber.org, a United States based company, has recently acquired NATMAP, which is located at http://www.dir2.net, an online phone number database that contains non-public information about ALL U.S. telephone numbers.
buyer: Tollfreenumber.org
Tollfreenumber.org specializes in helping small businesses to be competitive nationwide by providing toll-free phone numbers and other telecommunications services. "
target: NATMAP
NATMAP (North American Phone Number Map) is a free online phone number database that contains non-public information about ALL U.S. telephone numbers.
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closed 2/2/2016 via Market Wire

Mosaik Solutions, Inc., acquired Sensorly SAS

synopsis: Mosaik, a company that enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience, announced it has acquired Sensorly, a crowdsourced coverage mapping service, with a mission to deliver the most comprehensive, useful and unbiased wireless network information to consumers and network operators across the globe.
buyer: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. Mosaik develops intelligence solutions that help executives, marketers, engineers and analysts improve marketing and retention programs, competitive network planning and site acquisition efforts. "
target: Sensorly SAS
Sensorly is a free, crowdsourced coverage mapping service for wireless networks, available for all to use. Using data collected anonymously and shared by the Sensorly mobile app users, the service benefits from the contributions of people who share information on their real experience as customers.
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closed 3/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Adseek, llc, acquired BlogCatalog

synopsis: Adseek Media, a company that creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration, acquired Blogcatalog.com, the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers.
buyer: Adseek, llc
AdSeek creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration. Their advanced decision-making platform enables them to analyze ad supply and demand on a vast scale in only a fraction of a second. "
target: BlogCatalog
BlogCatalog is the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers. Bloggers can utilize the site to share their work, promote their blogs and connect with other bloggers. Readers can find the best blogs about their personal interests and create their own personal feed from their favorite blogs.
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closed 8/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation, acquired ResellerRatings.com

synopsis: Answers announced that it has acquired ResellerRatings, the web’s leading independent resource for helping shoppers find the best online retailers. Nearly two million visitors per month come to ResellerRatings to read merchant reviews before making purchase decisions, and over one thousand merchant reviews are added each day.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Answers Corporation
Established in 1998, Answers Corporation is the industry’s top destination for Q&A content. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. "
target: ResellerRatings.com
Founded in 1998, ResellerRatings is the leading resource for shoppers looking for consumer-generated ratings and reviews of online merchants. Its mission is to offer first-hand customer accounts of online retailers to highlight the best and help shoppers avoid the rest.
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announced 3/1/2007 via PR Newswire

CitySearch, will acquire Insider Pages

synopsis: Citysearch, an operating business of IAC has agreed to acquire Insider Pages, a leading reviews-based local search company located in Redwood City, California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: CitySearch
Citysearch is a leading integrated local search, directory and media company that connects consumers and merchants. By delivering trusted content Citysearch empowers users to make informed decisions about where to spend their time and money. "
target: Insider Pages
Insider Pages is a local search engine/online yellow pages built around the concept that the best way to find a local business is through a personal recommendation. Users of the site have created over 500,000 customer reviews of local businesses.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Memory Lane, Inc., acquired schoolFeed, Inc.

synopsis: United Online, Inc. announced that it has acquired schoolFeed, Inc., owner of a Top 25 Facebook app and a leading online high school network, to enrich its Classmates business domestically and its StayFriends brand internationally. schoolFeed will now be owned by Memory Lane, Inc., a subsidiary of United Online.
buyer parent: United Online, Inc.
buyer: Memory Lane, Inc.
Memory Lane, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, is a premier provider of online nostalgia products and services. Memory Lane owns and operates Classmates.com, a premier destination for reconnecting with the people, places, and events from high school years. "
target: schoolFeed, Inc.
schoolFeed is a fast growing high school network that makes it easy to find and keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from high school. It combines an online yearbook and class directory with news feeds, interest groups, online games and virtual currency.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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announced 8/24/2009 via Reuters

Canpages, Inc., will acquire GigPark

synopsis: Canpages Inc, a Canadian local search and directories publisher, said it agreed to acquire GigPark.com, an online social media platform, to beef up its local search website.
buyer parent: HM Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Canpages, Inc.
Boasting a circulation of more than 5.4 million, Canpages publishes over 70 local telephone directories across Ontario, BC, Quebec, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. "
target: GigPark
GigPark is the easiest way to discover the trusted handyman, accountant and everyone else your friends use. We believe friends recommend the best people. GigPark's mission is to make it easy for friends to share recommendations so we can all find great service.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Edcom, acquired LesMobiles.com

synopsis: Edcom, a French website for comparing smartphones, mobile plans, and internet providers, has acquired LesMobiles.com, a French comparison website for mobile phones. LesMobiles.com provides the latest information to help users choose the right mobile phone for their needs. The site allows users to compare mobile phones and plans from various brands.
buyer: Edcom
Edcom is a French website for comparing smartphones, mobile plans, and internet providers. Edcom allows users to compare a large variety of mobile plans, internet packages, and smartphones. The site also provides daily articles to keep users informed about new offers and promotions. "
target: LesMobiles.com
LesMobiles.com is a French comparison website for mobile phones. LesMobiles.com provides the latest information to help and guide users in choosing the right mobile phone for their needs. The site allows users to compare mobile phones and plans from various brands and sellers.
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