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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
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closed 6/8/2018 via Company Press Release

ESW Capital, LLC, acquired Olive Software

synopsis: ESW Capital, LLC, announced that it has acquired Olive Software. A proven e-publishing pioneer, Olive Software provides hundreds of media companies and organizations globally with solutions that maximize reader satisfaction and transform digital content into profit centers.
buyer: ESW Capital, LLC
ESW Capital group specifically focuses on buying, transforming, and running mature business software companies. By taking advantage of its unique operating platform, ESW revitalizes its acquisitions for sustainable success while making customer satisfaction a top priority. "
target: Olive Software
Olive Software’s cloud-based e-publishing platform delivers cross-media publishing capabilities, digitally enriched print to web, monetization programs and audience engagement solutions. Their patented and proprietary technology makes Olive Software unique in the industry.
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announced 3/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Broadcasting, will acquire Internet Broadcasting Systems

synopsis: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Internet Broadcasting Systems, Inc., a leading digital publishing platform and digital agency services provider in a transaction that is expected to be accretive to 2014 results.
buyer: Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST:$4,740.34)
Nexstar Broadcasting Group owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 74 television stations and 13 related digital multicast signals reaching 44 markets or approximately 12.1% of all U.S. television households. "
target: Internet Broadcasting Systems
Internet Broadcasting Systems is a pioneer of innovative technology and services for the broadcast media industry. Their solutions including award-winning websites, a SaaS-based digital publishing platform, original and syndicated content, and one of the largest digital advertising agencies.
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$20
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Issuu, acquired Magma

synopsis: Digital publishing platform Issuu announced its acquisition of Magma, an editorial platform that enables writers, editors, advertising salespeople and art directors to collaborate in organizing, laying out and proofing publications.
buyer: Issuu
Issuu is the world's fastest growing digital publishing platform with more than 4.5 million publishers and more than 9 million publications. "
target: Magma
Magma is developer of an editorial tool that publishers of all sizes use to save time and work smarter. Magma provides an online, subscription based, tool for planning, organizing, and creating content – helping both classic print and emerging digital publications.
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closed 2/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Piano Software Inc., acquired SocialFlow

synopsis: Piano, the Digital Experience Cloud, has acquired SocialFlow, a social distribution and marketing platform for media companies. SocialFlow enables the world's most successful publishers to easily distribute engaging social content, while providing them monetization opportunities from both advertising and subscriptions.
buyer: Piano Software Inc.
Piano offers high-performance cloud-based software and strategic services that empower companies to create customized digital experiences and commercial relationships for their users. Leading businesses around the world use Piano to power their subscription, analytics, and personalization efforts. "
target: SocialFlow
SocialFlow is a social distribution and marketing platform for media companies. SocialFlow enables the world's most successful publishers to easily distribute engaging social content, while providing them monetization opportunities from both advertising and subscriptions.
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closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

VITEC Software Group, acquired Visiolink ApS

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB is strengthening its Nordic position in Vertical Market Software through the acquisition of all shares in the Danish software company Visiolink. Visiolink offers a publishing system for digital versions of print media, such as newspapers, with a focus on media companies.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$1,644.58)
Vitec is market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. They develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec grows through acquisitions of well-managed and well-established software companies. Their employees are based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "
target: Visiolink ApS
Visiolink offers a publishing system for digital versions of print media, such as newspapers, with a focus on media companies. Visiolink currently has about 200 customers in 9 European countries, where the Nordic countries account for a large portion of sales.
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closed 10/25/2017 via Company Press Release

ppi Media GmbH, acquired KnowledgeView Ltd

synopsis: ppi Media, a leading software specialist for publishing workflows, has acquired KnowledgeView a UK-based company that develops cross-media publishing, news management, and editorial sharing systems. KnowledgeView's Publish Live product makes multi-publishing easy, creating a highly scalable content hub on the cloud for all generated content.
buyer: ppi Media GmbH
ppi Media is one of the leading international software specialists for publishing workflows in the fields of print, web and mobile. Numerous publishers were able to increase their online revenue and optimize their use of valuable resources in their daily workflows with ppi Media's solutions. "
target: KnowledgeView Ltd
KnowlegdeView is a UK-based company that develops cross-media publishing, news management, and editorial sharing systems for the MENA region. Their Publish Live product makes multi-publishing easy, creating a highly scalable content hub on the cloud for all generated content.
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announced 11/13/2013 via Company Press Release

CCI Europe A/S, will acquire Escenic AS

synopsis: Vizrt Ltd. announced that it has reached a definitive purchase agreement with CCI Europe A/S concerning the sale of 100% of the outstanding shares of Escenic AS, a leading provider of online publishing solutions, based in Oslo, Norway. Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics and asset management tools for the broadcast industry.
buyer parent: Stibo A/S
buyer: CCI Europe A/S
CCI is provider of editorial and advertising solutions for multimedia news environments. Their CCI AdDesk, CCI NewsGate and CCI NewsDesk products are the most robust and powerful systems in the industry, and are implemented in news organizations across five continents. "
target parent: VIZRT Ltd.
target: Escenic AS
Escenic AS is a leading provider of online publishing solutions, based in Oslo, Norway. Escenic provides a Multi-channel and mobile ready publishing solution including the Escenic Content Engine, a high performance content management and delivery system for modern websites.
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announced 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Presa will be merged with Ukrposhta,

synopsis: Ukrposhta, a Ukrainian state enterprise acting as the biggest national postal operator on the Ukrainian market, will merge with state-owned enterprise (SOE) Presa (the Press). Presa operates an online platform for publishing and subscribing magazines and periodicals. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Ukraine.
buyer: Ukrposhta
Ukrposhta is a Ukrainian state enterprise acting as the biggest national postal operator on the Ukrainian market. Their network includes over 12000 postal offices in all regions of the country. They provide over 50 types of services both for private and corporate customers. "
target: Presa
Presa operates an online platform for publishing and subscribing magazines and periodicals. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Ukraine.
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closed 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Naviga, acquired Zinio LLC

synopsis: Naviga, the largest software supplier serving the global media industry, announced the acquisition of ZINIO, the leading technology platform for digital magazines. ZINIO’s proprietary technology converts magazines into digital content that can be monetized in entirely new ways.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Naviga
Naviga is the leading provider of software and services powering media-rich industries. Our content creation, syndication, presentation and monetization solutions help companies drive profitability and accelerate digital business models. "
target parent: Gilvest LP
target: Zinio LLC
ZINIO brings innovation and inspiration to magazine publishers and consumers by delivering the ultimate digital reading experience on any device. ZINIO converts print magazines to digital XML content offering publishers to manage and deliver their content in magazine apps and platforms.
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announced 5/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Fabasoft AG, will acquire Xpublisher GmbH

synopsis: Austria-based Fabasoft AG has agreed to acquire the majority of shares in Xpublisher GmbH, a software company based in Munich. Xpublisher GmbH specializes in technologies in the content area. Xpublisher's editorial system creates and manages all content and its associated assets media-neutral and separates them from the publication channel.
buyer: Fabasoft AG (FAA:$42.19)
Fabasoft AG is an Austrian software product company and cloud service providers for digital document control and electronic document, process and file management. Fabasoft's products digitize, simplify, and accelerate business processes - within and across organizational and national boundaries. "
target: Xpublisher GmbH
Germany-based Xpublisher GmbH is a software company specializing in technologies in the content area. Publishing and media houses, portal operators benefit from the fully integrated functions of the professional crossmedia editorial system Xpublisher and the browser-based XML editor Xeditor.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired The Media Services Group

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, a leading provider of software technologies for the media industry, announced the acquisition of Media Services Group, a major supplier of integrated digital publishing, magazine advertising, and event management software for the global magazine and book publishing industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NewsCycle is a leading provider of software technologies for the global media industry. NewsCycle helps their clients in their mission to create stronger, better informed communities, while protecting the integrity of news, advertising and customer information. "
target: The Media Services Group
The Media Services Group (MSG) offers an extensive product portfolio designed to meet the ever-changing needs of all publishers. MSG provides integrated publishing software, magazine advertising software, and event registration software to hundreds of customers in the book and magazine industries.
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closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Firebrand Technologies, Inc., acquired Enthrill Distribution Inc.

synopsis: Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technology services, announced the acquisition of the technology assets and brands from Enthrill Distribution, Inc., a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry.
buyer: Firebrand Technologies, Inc.
Firebrand Technologies provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Title Management™ Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post- production, marketing and sales; Direct2Reader™ provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers. "
target: Enthrill Distribution Inc.
Enthrill Distribution, Inc. is a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry. Enthrill's products include PackaDRM, a device agnostic social DRM, and the Endpaper Engine, an ebook delivery platform that delivers ebooks into any reading device.
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announced 6/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Patriot Minefinders Inc., will acquire

synopsis: Patriot Minefinders Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Juliet, developer of the world's premier ePublishing software platform. The software platform will allow authors to input their work directly into ePub format, which is the industry standard format in the electronic publishing.
buyer: Patriot Minefinders Inc. (OTCPK:PROF:$0.00)
Patriot Minefinders Inc., an exploration company, engaged in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. It focuses on acquiring new projects and opportunities. "
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Juliet Press is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and is focused on developing the world's premier ePublishing software platform. The software platform allows authors to input their work directly into ePub format, which is the industry standard format in the electronic publishing.
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closed 9/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Tesco Stores Limited, acquired Mobcast Services Ltd

synopsis: Tesco has acquired Mobcast, the digital book platform provider, to offer customers more choices in how they buy books. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
buyer: Tesco Stores Limited (LSE:TSCO:$76,795.61)
Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). "
target: Mobcast Services Ltd
Mobcast has established itself as a world leader in eBook delivery. Mobcast provides a digital book retail platform with a catalogue of more than 130,000 of the UK’s most popular titles which can be bought and read on smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
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closed 5/28/2012 via BNC Analysis

Quark Inc., acquired MobileIQ, Inc.

synopsis: Quark has announced its acquisition of Mobile IQ, creators of PressRun, the cloud-based digital publishing solution developed to deliver innovative, interactive tablet and mobile experiences.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Quark Inc.
Quark Inc. is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organizations. Its flagship product, QuarkXPress, has changed the course of traditional publishing. "
target: MobileIQ, Inc.
Mobile IQ, creators of PressRun, the cloud-based digital publishing solution developed to deliver innovative, interactive tablet and mobile experiences.
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closed 3/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Texterity Inc. merged with Godengo, Inc.,

synopsis: Godengo, Inc., the largest provider of content management systems for magazine publishers, and Texterity, Inc., a provider of digital magazines and mobile apps, announced that they have joined forces to create the first unified platform that is focused on helping publishers leverage digital, web, and mobile media.
buyer: Godengo, Inc.
Godengo, Inc. provides publishers with robust online products and digital advertising platforms. These products and services enable publishers to offer their content to their loyal readers through a variety of different media formats. "
target: Texterity Inc.
Texterity, Inc. is a privately held company located in Southborough, MA. As a leader in digital and mobile publishing solutions, Texterity creates, maintains, and tracks more than 750 digital editions and builds magazine-branded apps for B2B, consumer, association, niche, and educational titles.
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closed 8/4/2011 via BusinessWire

Elevate, Inc., acquired Zipadi Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Elevate, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Business Services, Inc., announced it has acquired Zipadi Technologies, LLC, a do-it-yourself digital publishing and E-business software-as-a-service platform. Elevate’s acquisition of Zipadi furthers its mission to revolutionize the way the world experiences ideas and information.
buyer: Elevate, Inc. (HGLB:$0.00)
Elevate, Inc. is a digital services provider that is meeting customer demand for affordability, variety, and service by leveraging a network of independent Certifiable Geniuses to sell and service the residential and small business data, voice, video, mobile and security markets. "
target: Zipadi Technologies, LLC
Zipadi Technologies is a do-it-yourself digital publishing and E-business software-as-a-service platform. They make it easy for businesses to transform existing printed sales materials into a rich media Web site, manage customers, and track warehouse operations.
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closed 3/7/2013 via Market Wire

Outbrain Inc., acquired Visual Revenue

synopsis: Outbrain, the leading content discovery platform, announced the acquisition of Visual Revenue, the leading provider of tools to enhance the hand of online editors and improve performance on their homepages, section fronts and social channels.
buyer: Outbrain Inc. (:$971.40)
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: Visual Revenue
Founded in 2010, Visual Revenue, Inc. builds a real-time predictive analytics platform that makes human editors the most powerful force in today’s data-driven newsrooms. This helps media organizations to distinguish their brands.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
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announced 12/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Optimizely Inc., will acquire Welcome Software

synopsis: Digital experience platform Optimizely is set to acquire content marketing-focused company Welcome. Welcome was created when Industry Dive acquired Newscred’s content services in October 2020, the remaining marketing management capabilities were rebranded. Welcome is a leading marketing orchestration platform.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Optimizely Inc.
Optimizely is on a mission to help people unlock their digital potential. With its leading digital experience platform (DXP), the company equips teams with the tools and insights they need to create and optimize in new and novel ways. "
target: Welcome Software
Welcome (formerly NewsCred) transforms how marketers run marketing. It is the leading marketing orchestration platform used by the world’s most successful brands to strategically align teams, take the friction out of execution, and demonstrate meaningful results.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Industry Dive, LLC, purchased Content Marketing business from NewsCred, Inc.

synopsis: Industry Dive, a leader in business journalism, and NewsCred, a global leader in enterprise content marketing technology, announced that Industry Dive will acquire NewsCred's Content Marketing studio and services business including assets, people and clients. NewsCred's content business helps build brands, scale content, and drive measurable result
buyer: Industry Dive, LLC
Industry Dive is a leading business journalism company. More than 11 million decision-makers across 20 competitive industries rely on its exclusive insight and analysis delivered through 22 publications. Industry Dive has continued growth since its founding in 2012. "
seller: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred's Content Marketing business helps scale content programs, build brands, & drive measurable results. Their content creators are the best in the business with deep industry experience.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

NewsCred, Inc., acquired Daylife

synopsis: NewsCred, a startup focused on making it easy to syndicate premium news content, has acquired cloud-based publishing platform Daylife.
buyer: NewsCred, Inc.
NewsCred, Inc., a New York based media company, provides a platform for licensed news, images, and videos from the United States and international publishers. "
target parent: Balderton Capital
target: Daylife
Daylife, Inc. operates Daylife, a content services platform. The platform provides Web-based news and information sources in real time.
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announced 12/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Adobe Systems Incorporated, will acquire ContentCal

synopsis: Adobe has entered into an agreement to acquire ContentCal, a leading social media and content marketing solution. ContentCal is a content marketing planning tool that puts everything in one place, so users can make creating, scheduling, and posting an easier ride for the entire team.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,099.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
target: ContentCal
ContentCal is a content marketing planning tool that puts everything in one place, so users can make creating, scheduling, and posting an easier ride for the entire team.
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announced 12/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Optimizely Inc., will acquire Welcome Software

synopsis: Digital experience platform Optimizely is set to acquire content marketing-focused company Welcome. Welcome was created when Industry Dive acquired Newscred’s content services in October 2020, the remaining marketing management capabilities were rebranded. Welcome is a leading marketing orchestration platform.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Optimizely Inc.
Optimizely is on a mission to help people unlock their digital potential. With its leading digital experience platform (DXP), the company equips teams with the tools and insights they need to create and optimize in new and novel ways. "
target: Welcome Software
Welcome (formerly NewsCred) transforms how marketers run marketing. It is the leading marketing orchestration platform used by the world’s most successful brands to strategically align teams, take the friction out of execution, and demonstrate meaningful results.
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announced 8/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Wishpond, will acquire Brax

synopsis: Wishpond Technologies Ltd., a Canadian provider of marketing-focused online business solutions, will acquire Brax, a content marketing platform that enables brands and agencies to create, optimize, and scale their native ads. Brax allows users to manage dozens of campaigns and compare their performance across all channels.
buyer: Wishpond (TSXV:WISH:$9.78)
Based out of Vancouver, Wishpond is a provider of marketing focused online business solutions. The company offers an "all-in-one" marketing suite that provides companies with marketing, promotion, lead generation, and sales conversion capabilities from one integrated platform. "
target: Brax
Brax is a content marketing platform that enables brands and agencies to create, optimize, and scale their native ads. Brax helps businesses to squeeze more ROI out of their campaigns. Their platform allows users to manage dozens of campaigns and compare their performance across all channels.
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$1.33
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announced 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Dynamic Signal will be merged with SocialChorus,

synopsis: Dynamic Signal, a leading Employee Communication and Engagement Platform, will merge with SocialChorus, a high-growth SaaS leader in the digital employee experience space. The merger will accelerate the move away from destination site delivery models to an orchestrated digital employee experience that fosters employee productivity and well-being.
buyer parent: Sumeru Equity Partners
buyer: SocialChorus
SocialChorus is the creator of FirstUp, the platform that makes the digital employee experience work for every worker. Using its powerful orchestration engine, SocialChrous brings personalized information and systems access to every employee where they are, on any endpoint or device. "
target: Dynamic Signal
Dynamic Signal is a leading Employee Communication and Engagement Platform. The company's award-winning mobile, desktop, and web applications are designed to reach each employee and build aligned, productive, actively engaged communities and employee advocates.
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closed 6/4/2021 via PR Newswire

iContact, acquired Moz, Inc.

synopsis: Moz, Inc., a leader in search engine optimization technology, has been acquired by iContact to form a suite of leading SEO, email, and digital marketing solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. The acquisition will help Moz accelerate its product plans to build SEO and other digital marketing products that can change the industry.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: iContact
iContact is an easy-to-use email marketing platform built for small businesses. iContact’s tools take the pain out of email marketing by helping businesses grow their audience, design beautiful emails, personalize their messages and automate their communications, all for free. "
target: Moz, Inc.
Moz is one of the most trusted authorities in online search with powerful Search engine optimization (SEO) and Local Search platforms to help marketers improve the position of their brands, business locations, and competitive rank in search results.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Capital Dynamics, Star Mountain Capital, LLC, acquired Revcontent

synopsis: Revcontent announced it had sold a majority stake in the business to a group of institutional investors led by Star Mountain Capital and Capital Dynamics. Revcontent is a leading content marketing and native advertising platform that leverages lightweight, customizable technology to empower the web's leading publishers and marketers.
buyer: Capital Dynamics
buyer: Star Mountain Capital, LLC
Star Mountain Capital is a specialized asset management firm focused exclusively on the lower middle-market by investing debt and equity directly into established operating companies. Capital Dynamics is an independent global asset management firm focusing on private assets. "
target: Revcontent
Revcontent is a leading content marketing and native advertising platform that leverages lightweight, customizable technology to empower the web's leading publishers and marketers to reach and exceed their revenue, engagement, and growth goals.
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closed 6/2/2021 via PR Web

Nosto, acquired Stackla

synopsis: Nosto, an AI-powered commerce experience platform in Sweden, has acquired Stackla, a global visual content marketing platform. Stackla helps marketers manage and display the most engaging visual content across all their marketing touchpoints. Their AI-powered user-generated content platform enables brands to build a rich library of visual content.
buyer: Nosto
Nosto is an AI-powered commerce experience platform in Sweden. Nosto enables retailers to deliver personalized digital shopping experiences at every touchpoint, across every device. Their platform allows users to build, launch and optimize 1:1 omnichannel marketing campaigns and digital experiences."
target: Stackla
Stackla is a a global visual content marketing platform. Stackla helps modern marketers discover, manage and display the most engaging visual content across all their marketing touchpoints. Their AI-powered user-generated content platform enables brands to build a rich library of visual content.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

RTB House, acquired WhitePress sp. Z oo

synopsis: RTB House, a global advertising technology firm has acquired WhitePress, a content marketing platform, from its founders, Dirlango, a technology-focused investment firm and Innova Capital, a CEE mid-market private equity firm. WhitePress assists advertising agencies and corporate clients in creation and publication of content across the web.
buyer: RTB House
RTB House is a global company that provides state-of-the-art marketing technologies for top brands worldwide. Its proprietary ad buying engine is the first and only in the world to be powered entirely by deep learning algorithms, enabling advertisers to generate outstanding results. "
target parent: Innova Capital
target: WhitePress sp. Z oo
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Bielsko-Biała, Poland, WhitePress is a leading content marketing platform that assists advertising agencies and corporate clients in creation and publication of content across the web, as well as in tracking of marketing campaign results.
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closed 1/8/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Britelite Immersive, acquired Fabl

synopsis: Britelite Immersive, a creative technology company that builds immersive and interactive experiences for brands and marketers, has acquired Fabl, a rich media, cloud-based platform that streamlines the production of visually immersive content marketing campaigns, helping brands easily and quickly bring stories to life and drive impact at-scale.
buyer: Britelite Immersive
Britelite Immersive is a creative technology company that builds immersive and interactive experiences for brands who are looking to create transformative engagements with customers. "
target: Fabl
Fabl is a rich media, cloud-based platform that streamlines the production of visually immersive content marketing campaigns, helping brands easily and quickly bring stories to life and drive impact at-scale.
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closed 9/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Social Native, acquired Olapic

synopsis: Social Native, a marketplace technology company that empowers marketers to source and optimize visual content to improve brand awareness and performance, announced the acquisition of Olapic, a leading user-generated, influencer, and short-form video content platform for hundreds of brands worldwide.
buyer: Social Native
Social Native is a marketplace technology company that empowers marketers to source and optimize visual content to improve brand awareness and performance. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Olapic
Olapic is the leading visual marketing platform for the curation, activation, and analysis of Earned Content. Olapic works with hundreds of global brands to amplify marketing and e-commerce channels with images and videos from real people, creating more personalized and powerful brand experiences.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Rock Content, acquired ScribbleLive

synopsis: Rock Content, a Brazilian company that developed the first content marketplace that provides innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, and on-demand talent, has acquired ScribbleLive, a Canadian content cloud provider that helps companies plan, create, distribute and measure their content.
buyer: Rock Content
Headquartered in Brazil, Rock Content developed the first content marketplace that provides innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, and on-demand talent. Rock maintains a talent network of creative professionals who create growth opportunities for its customers worldwide. "
target: ScribbleLive
Headquartered in Canada, ScribbleLive is the is the world’s most comprehensive content cloud provider. ScribbleLive’s cloud helps companies plan, create, distribute and measure their content, powered by data science to deliver highly effective content.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Episerver AB, will acquire idio Inc.

synopsis: Episerver, Sweden's customer-centric digital experience company, will acquire Idio, a content personalization and analytics platform powering the digital buying experience of some of the world's largest enterprise organizations.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Episerver AB
Headquartered in Sweden, Episerver empowers businesses to scale through the most customer-centric approach to digital experiences. Its Customer-Centric Digital Experience Platform features best-in-class content management, robust commerce, and intuitive data and personalization solutions. "
target: idio Inc.
Idio makes 1:1 marketing possible for global B2B enterprises. Idio's platform uses Content Intelligence to predict the interests of every individual and automatically deliver relevant experiences. Global leaders trust Idio's AI to maximize buyer engagement, whilst handling marketing complexity.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Welcoming, acquired Mediego

synopsis: Welcoming, a company that provides client focused solutions that boost brand audience and business results, has acquired Mediego, an innovative solution for personalization based on a behavioral algorithm that analyzes complex data collected online or outlets.
buyer: Welcoming
Based in France, Welcoming provides client focused solutions that boost brand audience and business results. Welcoming is a pay-for-performance-only specialist of an audience extension and business generation via newsletters. "
target: Mediego
Based in France, Mediego is an innovative solution for personalization based on a behavioral algorithm that analyzes complex data collected online or outlets. Clients can send highly customized content to their customers, identify their preferences, interests and their potential to purchase.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Innovid, Inc., acquired Herolens

synopsis: Innovid, an omnichannel advertising and analytics platform built for television, has acquired Herolens, an advertising software company with expertise in display creative optimization technology. The acquisition expands Innovid’s global ad serving, dynamic creative personalization, and advanced measurement capabilities to include display formats.
buyer: Innovid, Inc. (NYSE:CTV:$87.35)
Innovid is an independent omnichannel advertising and analytics platform built for television. Innovid uses data to enable the personalization, delivery, and measurement of ads across several digitally enabled channels in the market, including TV, video, display, social, and out of home. "
target: Herolens
Herolens is a Marketing Technology company with a focus on building technological solutions to help brands create engaging, authentic, and relevant content for their users. Herolens' Creative Management Platform allows clients to have creative control over their marketing efforts from a central hub.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Upland Software, acquired Kapost

synopsis: Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software, has acquired Kapost, a leading content operations platform provider for sales and marketing. Kapost is an important addition to Upland’s Enterprise Sales Enablement and Customer Experience Management (CXM) solution suites.
buyer: Upland Software (UPLD:$302.02)
Upland Software is a leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. Upland provides seven enterprise cloud solution suites that enable users to win and engage customers, automate business operations, manage projects and IT costs, and share knowledge throughout the enterprise. "
target: Kapost
Kapost is a leading cloud-based content operations platform provider for sales and marketing. Kapost enables organizations with complex buying cycles to plan and produce personalized content with a targeted message, streamline distribution across channels, and analyze content performance at scale.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.1x
closed 2/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fiverr, acquired ClearVoice

synopsis: Fiverr, an online marketplace for freelance services in Israel, has acquired ClearVoice, a SaaS-based content marketing platform and marketplace. ClearVoice helps brands create content that empowers, delights, and activates by connecting them with world-class freelance talent through their easy-to-use collaborative platform.
buyer: Fiverr (FVRR:$251.81)
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing. "
target: ClearVoice
ClearVoice is a SaaS-based content marketing platform and marketplace. ClearVoice helps brands create content that empowers, delights, and activates by connecting them with world-class freelance talent through their easy-to-use collaborative platform.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linkfluence, acquired Scoop.it

synopsis: Linkfluence, a social media marketing company, has acquired Scoop.it, a lean content marketing company that automates content marketing to generate traffic and leads with their unique technology that enables ROI-driven marketers to produce content at scale.
buyer: Linkfluence
Based in the UK, Linkfluence is a social media marketing company. With their leading social listening tools and team of local research analysts, they analyze real-time social data to help brands and agencies make better business decisions. "
target: Scoop.it
Scoop.it is a lean content marking company that automates content marketing to generate traffic and leads with their unique technology that enables ROI-driven marketers to produce content at scale by automating content research and curation.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Impartner, acquired Tremolo Software

synopsis: Partner Relationship Management (PRM) leader Impartner purchases Tremolo Software to automate vendor delivery of customized news to partners. UK-based Tremolo Software is a privately-owned enterprise-class software company that helps customers drive brand engagement.
buyer: Impartner
Impartner delivers the industry's most advanced SaaS-based Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solution, helping companies worldwide manage their partner relationships and accelerate revenue and profitability through indirect sales channels. "
target: Tremolo Software
UK-based Tremolo Software is a privately-owned enterprise-class software company that helps customers drive brand engagement. Tremolo provides NewsOnDemand®, a unique newsletter platform that allows the creation of automated newsletters to partners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2017 via BusinessWire

Teleperformance SA, acquired Wibilong, SAS

synopsis: Teleperformance has acquired French start-up Wibilong, a pioneer in collaborative brand and consumer solutions. Wibilong provides digital businesses with a SaaS (software as a service) platform that generates huge amounts of content through product discussions, thanks to the creation and activation of consumer communities.
buyer: Teleperformance SA (ENXTPA:TEP:$6,450.89)
Teleperformance is the worldwide leader in outsourced omnichannel customer experience management. They connect brands with their customers by providing customer care, technical support, customer acquisition, digital solutions, analytics, back-office and other specialized services. "
target: Wibilong, SAS
Wibilong is a SaaS platform that enables the generation of huge amounts of content in the form of conversations about products, thanks to the creation and activation of consumer communities. Wibilong returns consumers to the centre of companies' marketing strategies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2017 via PR Newswire

ScribbleLive, acquired ion interactive, inc.

synopsis: ScribbleLive, the leading content experience platform, announced that it has acquired interactive content platform provider, ion interactive. ion interactive is an enterprise SaaS platform that empowers modern marketers to produce data-driven interactive content at scale and without code.
buyer: ScribbleLive
Based in Canada, ScribbleLive is the leading content experience platform. ScribbleLive help brands, sports and media organizations manage the full lifecycle of their content. With ScribbleLive, you can ideate, plan, create, distribute and measure your content for any stage of the buyer's journey. "
target: ion interactive, inc.
ion interactive is an enterprise SaaS platform that empowers modern marketers to produce data-driven interactive content at scale and without code. They empower modern marketers to produce engaging, interactive content marketing that generates higher quality leads.
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m-Wise, Inc.
m-Wise, Inc.
Founded in 2000, m-Wise has established itself as a leading international provider of enabling technologies for the mobile entertainment and marketing industries. m-Wise is the developer of the MOMA ("Mobile Originated Message Access") content management and service delivery platform.
year
2011
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Ticker: INOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc.
Innodata Inc. engages in the provision of business process, technology, and consulting services, as well as products and solutions that help to create, manage, use, and distribute digital information. The company operates in two segments, Content Services (CS) and Innodata Advanced Data Solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$60.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5090
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Ticker: AIM:ING
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ingenta
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$18.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.41
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
$0.05
Employees
163
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Ticker: SEMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEMrush
SEMrush
Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$188.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.04
EBIT ($mm)
($2.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
980
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Ticker: TPNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Pulse Network
The Pulse Network
The Pulse Network provides a cloud-based platform focused on content marketing and event solutions. The Company helps clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to small and mid-size companies, boost awareness, drive lead generation, and enhance client engagement.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$3.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.71
EBIT ($mm)
($0.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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Ticker: ASX:XTV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
xTV
xTV
xTV Networks Limited allows businesses to set up dedicated multi-channel online networks that integrate branded video and user-generated content with other real-time feeds. xTV allows anyone to create their own Media Network along with Channel Customization, Real Time Facebook/Twitter Integration.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.52
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.80)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:SRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content marketing. It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:TTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Tier Logic
3 Tier Logic
3 Tier Logic's core product Platform³, launched in early 2014, is a consumer-to-consumer content marketing, data mining, loyalty and rewards platform used by brands to engage consumers on the web or mobile phone through digital and social channels.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.26
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: HUBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot, Inc.
HubSpot is the world's leading inbound marketing and sales platform. Over 13,500 customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$817.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($31.49)
EBIT ($mm)
($50.82)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3981
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Zeta Global
Zeta Global
Zeta Global Holdings Corp. is a leading data-driven, cloud-based marketing technology company that empowers enterprises to acquire, grow and retain customers more efficiently.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$458.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($198.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($244.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1434
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Ticker: ICLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IClick Interactive Asia
iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited is an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider that connects worldwide marketers with audiences in China. iClick's platform possesses omni-channel marketing capabilities and fulfils various marketing objectives.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$232.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.29
EBIT ($mm)
($5.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
884
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$217.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
552
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Ticker: BIT:AXEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
axélero S.p.A.
axélero S.p.A.
axélero provides effective and innovative digital advertising and digital marketing solutions, tailor-made for small, medium and large enterprises and national and local institutions to gain greater visibility, useful contacts and concrete business results.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
21
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Ticker: BLIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital is developer of the award-winning iAPPS Web Engagement Platform and related interactive solutions. The iAPPS platform integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and web Analytics capabilities within the heart of mission critical websites or eCommerce web stores.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$11.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.57
EBIT ($mm)
$0.66
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
39
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$429.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($104.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1150
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Ticker: MRIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: TSE:7068
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Feedforce Inc. is an advertising company that specializes in digital marketing. Feedforce develops and provides marketing support services that make full use of technologies such as data feed, structured data, and ID linkage.
year
2019
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
0
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Ticker: TSXV:UI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Urbanimmersive
Urbanimmersive
Urbanimmersive is a content marketing platform for real estate professionals. The Corporation connects real estate professionals, photographers and writers in order to simplify and optimize original content production workflow.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.15
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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