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closed 12/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired AudioGalaxy

synopsis: Online file sync and storage service Dropbox has acquired Audiogalaxy, a peer-to-peer file sharing utility turned online music streaming service.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a free service that lets users bring photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: AudioGalaxy
AudioGalaxy is Seattle-based music startup company. It provides personal music streaming.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., will acquire Tidal Music

synopsis: Square Inc. is acquiring majority stake in Tidal, a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target parent: Project Panther Bidco Ltd
target: Tidal Music
Tidal is a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
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$297
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closed 8/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MelodyVR, acquired Napster

synopsis: MelodyVR is acquiring Rhapsody International, which does business as Napster. Napster is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
buyer: MelodyVR
MelodyVR is the destination for music in virtual reality. From the side of the stage, to deep in the crowd, lose yourself in a world of live performances, wherever you are. "
target parent: RealNetworks, Inc.
target: Napster
Rhapsody International, dba Napster, is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
price ($mm)[EV]
$26 [$70]
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$113
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Loop Media, Inc. merged with Interlink Plus, Inc.,

synopsis: Interlink Plus, Inc., a professional Trade Show Services provider, has completed its merger with Loop Media, Inc., an innovative premium streaming media company based in Burbank, CA that builds products and solutions for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Interlink Plus, Inc. (OTCPK:ITRK:$0.04)
InterLink Plus is a professional Trade Show Services provider in Las Vegas offering a wide array of affordable trade show services including staffing, marketing, booth design and set up. "
target: Loop Media, Inc. (OTCPK:LPTV:$3.38)
Loop Media, Inc., is an innovative premium streaming media company building products and solutions for both businesses and consumers. Loop Media is based in Burbank, CA.
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announced 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Akazoo will be merged with Modern Media Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM), a special purpose acquisition company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Akazoo Ltd, a global digital music streaming platform based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Modern Media Acquisition Corp.
Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM) is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or similar business combination sponsored by Modern Media, LLC. "
target: Akazoo
Founded in 2010, Akazoo is a UK-based, global, on-demand music streaming subscription company with a focus on emerging markets. Akazoo’s Premium service provides subscribers with unlimited online and offline streaming access to a catalog of over 45 million songs on a commercial-free basis.
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announced 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

MTN Group, will acquire Simfy

synopsis: MTN Group, a telecommunications group based in South Africa, is to acquire Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd, a music-streaming business also based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
buyer: MTN Group (JSE:MTN:$9,278.65)
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services. "
target: Simfy
Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd is a music-streaming business. The company is based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
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closed 2/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Pandora Media, Inc.

synopsis: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Pandora Media, Inc. With the transaction complete, SiriusXM is the world's largest audio entertainment company with strong, long-term growth opportunities. Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
SiriusXM is one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies and is among the largest subscription media companies in the United States, offering an array of exclusive content to satisfy many interests. "
target: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,978 [$2,807]
rev ($mm)
$1,478
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2.2x
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closed 12/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Saavn, LLC merged with JioMusic,

synopsis: Reliance Industries has acquired an 81.7 percent stake in New York-based music streaming services provider Saavn, which has merged with Reliance's JioMusic service. Saavn is one of South Asia's leading digital music streaming services, with 36 million tracks in 15 languages.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: JioMusic
JioMusic provides truly unlimited ad-free access to HD music with over 16 million songs in over 20 languages. The JioMusic app lets users listen and download their favorite HD Songs without any additional charges, anytime, anywhere. "
target: Saavn, LLC
Founded in 2007, Saavn is one of South Asia's leading digital music streaming services, transforming how people around the world access and experience music on a daily basis. Saavn is currently accessed across the globe and offers 36 million tracks in 15 languages.
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$104*
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closed 6/2/2016 via Company Press Release

Warner Music Group, acquired X5 Music Group

synopsis: Warner Music Group has acquired X5 Music Group (X5). X5 specializes in licensing deep catalog and specific genres of music to create playlists, streaming and download products. X5 will continue to operate as a standalone company under its existing management.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled By Ramen, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music. "
target: X5 Music Group
X5 Music Group is a global Music company based in Stockholm, Sweden and in New York, specialized in the digital download market. X5 license digital rights from select media partners for sales and marketing of music.
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closed 3/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

KickStarter LLC, acquired Drip.com, Inc.

synopsis: Kickstarter, which aims to let creative people of all kinds raise money for their projects by connecting directly with fans, has acquired Drip, a service that lets music artists engage with fans with new work and previews while drawing revenue from the platform. The company is based in Brooklyn, NY.
buyer: KickStarter LLC
Kickstarter aims to let creative people of all kinds — journalists, artists, musicians, game developers, entrepreneurs, bloggers — raise money for their projects by connecting directly with fans, who receive exclusive access and rewards in exchange for their patronage. "
target: Drip.com, Inc.
Drip is a service that lets music artists engage with fans with new work and previews while drawing revenue from the platform. The company is based in Brooklyn, NY.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, acquired Putpat TV

synopsis: German commercial TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired interactive music TV service Putpat TV. Putpat TV enables viewers to create a music video stream customised to their personal taste via web, smart TV, tablets and smartphones.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (XTRA:PSM:$4,577.28)
The ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. They are also Germany's leading video marketer on the internet. They operate maxdome, the biggest German video-on-demand portal, and provide their customers with the multi channel network Studio71. "
target: Putpat TV
Putpat TV is an interactive music TV service. The internet service enables viewers to create a music video stream customised to their personal taste via web, smart TV, tablets and smartphones. The ad-supported, free-of-charge offering currently has more than 3.5 million registered users.
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announced 12/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

LINE Corporation, will acquire MixRadio

synopsis: LINE Corp, the Japanese company behind the messaging app of the same name, announced it is acquiring Microsoft’s MixRadio, a free music streaming service that allows users to create a personal radio station.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: LINE Corporation (TSE:3938:$1,800.11)
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. "LINE" is a smartphone app which allows users to enjoy free calls and messaging with other LINE users, both nationally and internationally, regardless of which mobile network provider they are using. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: MixRadio
MixRadio is an on-demand music streaming subscription service. MixRadio allows free streaming of playlists without any subscriptions or ads available in 31 countries, including the US, Brazil, India and China. It has a catalogue of over 30 million songs.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Songza

synopsis: Google has acquired music streaming service Songza. The company offers playlists for activities such as waking up, working out, commuting, concentrating, unwinding, entertaining, and sleeping. Users can vote songs up or down, and the service will adapt to the user's personal music preferences.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
target: Songza
Songza is a free music streaming and recommendation service. Stating that its playlists are made by music experts, the service recommends various playlists based on time of day and mood or activity.
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closed 8/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired The Karaoke Channel

synopsis: Stingray Digital is to purchase The Karaoke Channel, a television and video-on-demand service company, from Israeli Ananey Communications.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$199.89)
Stingray Digital is a leading provider of cutting-edge applications delivering high quality music and video content on multiple platforms including Digital TV, IPTV, Internet, Mobile and Game Consoles. "
target parent: Ananey Communications
target: The Karaoke Channel
The KARAOKE Channel offers karaoke online, for download, on mobile, on video on demand, and on smart TVs. The KARAOKE Channel is proud to deliver more than 18 000 professional quality karaoke songs in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German and Italian.
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closed 11/9/2011 via BusinessWire

Aspiro Music AB, acquired WiMP Music AS

synopsis: Aspiro has completed its acquisition of WiMP Music AS. WiMP Music, based in Oslo, Norway, offers online music streaming services through mobile and computers. Aspiro is the world’s only provider of complete TV and music streaming services for partners that want to put their own branding on the service.
buyer: Aspiro Music AB (OM:ASP:$36.01)
Aspiro has unique positioning as the world’s only vendor of complete hosted TV and music streaming services to partners that want to put their own branding on these services. Aspiro has over ten years’ experience in mobile technology and retail in northern Europe. "
target parent: Platekompaniet AS
target: WiMP Music AS
WiMP Music AS offers online music streaming services through mobile and computers. WiMP Music AS was formerly known as Kompanjong AS. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Oslo, Norway.
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$2.45*
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closed 7/29/2010 via Company Press Release

The Orchard Enterprises Inc merged with Dimensional Associates, LLC,

synopsis: The Orchard, a global leader in music and video distribution and comprehensive digital strategy, announced the completion of its acquisition byDimensional Associates, LLC, the New York-based private equity arm of JDS Capital Management, Inc. and the majority owner of The Orchard.
buyer parent: JDS Capital Management, Inc.
buyer: Dimensional Associates, LLC
Dimensional Associates LLC is a private equity firm. It seeks to invest in digital media with a focus on online music distribution. It operates as a subsidiary of JDS Capital Management, Inc. The firm is based in Rye, New York. "
target: The Orchard Enterprises Inc (:$62.27)
The Orchard is an independent music and video distributor specializing in comprehensive digital strategies for content owners. Through innovative global marketing and promotions, The Orchard drives sales across more than 660 digital and mobile storefronts in 75 countries.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7.55 [$3.07]*
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$62
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closed 6/9/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Wireless & Data, Inc., acquired Rev Media, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Wireless & Data, Inc. has acquired Rev Media, Inc., a company formed to create www.revlounge.com. The website will offer consumers the ability to enjoy concerts real-time via the Internet from popular live music venues.
buyer: Blue Wireless & Data, Inc. (BWDT:$0.00)
Blue Wireless & Data, Inc. offers complete turn-key solutions in the field of Information Technology. The Company provides overall assessment of all Internet and information technology needs, Internet access services, and customization of technology to suit the needs of individual businesses. "
target: Rev Media, Inc.
Rev Media, Inc. combines marketing, technology and entertainment to increase viewing opportunities for customers and revenue opportunities for entertainment complexes. www.revlounge.com offer consumers the ability to enjoy concerts real-time via the Internet from popular live music venues.
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closed 3/21/2005 via PR Newswire

Media International Concepts, Inc., acquired RockWindow Television Network, Inc.

synopsis: Media International Concepts, Inc. announced the Company has closed its acquisition of RockWindow Television Network, Inc., an Internet based Classic Rock service founded in October 1999. This acquisition is for 964,448 shares of restricted common stock in MEIC, a one-for-one exchange with the existing RockWindow shareholders.
buyer: Media International Concepts, Inc.
Media International Concepts, Inc., a Nevada Corporation, was formed for the purpose of aggressively pursuing the acquisition of advertising, entertainment and educational programming and production companies to create synergies and exploit traditional and emerging distribution channels. "
target: RockWindow Television Network, Inc.
A subscription service distributed via local ISP affiliates, RockWindow is one of the first traditional media businesses to webcast music, video and news. RockWindow is a network dedicated to the lucrative Classic Rock and emerging Neo-Classic Rock music marketplace that appeals to both children an
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closed 12/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired AudioGalaxy

synopsis: Online file sync and storage service Dropbox has acquired Audiogalaxy, a peer-to-peer file sharing utility turned online music streaming service.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a free service that lets users bring photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: AudioGalaxy
AudioGalaxy is Seattle-based music startup company. It provides personal music streaming.
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announced 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Dropbox, Inc., will acquire DocSend

synopsis: Dropbox, Inc. will acquire DocSend, a secure document sharing and analytics company with more than 17,000 customers. With the acquisition, Dropbox will be able to offer a full suite of secure, self-serve products that help people manage critical document workflows from start to finish.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: DocSend
DocSend enables companies to share business-critical documents with ease and get real-time actionable feedback. With DocSend's security and control, startup founders, investors, executives, and business development professionals can build business partnerships that have a lasting impact.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Dropbox, Inc., acquired HelloSign

synopsis: Dropbox, Inc., a leading global collaboration platform, has completed the acquisition of HelloSign, an eSignature and document workflow platform with more than 80,000 customers.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: HelloSign
HelloSign simplifies work for millions of people. Over 80,000 customers world-wide trust the HelloSign platform – which includes eSignature, document workflow and online fax solutions with HelloSign, HelloWorks and HelloFax – to automate and manage their most important business transactions.
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$230
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closed 11/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Verst

synopsis: The team behind Verst is joining Dropbox, in an acquisition that marks the end of the Verst publishing platform. Verst is the all-in-one platform to publish content, discover key insights, and optimize for engagement.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Verst
Verst is the all-in-one platform to publish content, discover key insights, and optimize for engagement.
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closed 7/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Clementine

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Clementine, an enterprise communication service. Clementine focuses on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number. It’s an important area for the workplace, given that more and more people are connecting their work software to personal devices.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Clementine
Clementine is an enterprise communication service focused on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Umano

synopsis: Dropbox, a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software, has acquired Umano, a startup that provides voice actors who can read content for recordings that can be added to websites and applications.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Umano
Umano is a mobile app that revolutionizes how people engage with news and journalism around the world. Everyday they discover the best articles, voice them by professional readers and curate them into an intuitive mobile platform.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Pixelapse

synopsis: Pixelapse, a startup based in Palo Alto, CA, has been acquired by cloud storage company Dropbox. Pixelapse is the best place to share designs and work together. They build tools to improve the design process and make collaboration easier.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Pixelapse
Pixelapse is the best place to share designs and work together. They build tools to improve the design process and make collaboration easier. Pixelapse simplifies version control and makes it accessible for designers to share and discuss their work with their friends, colleagues and the world.
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closed 1/21/2015 via Reuters

Dropbox, Inc., acquired CloudOn

synopsis: Online document-sharing company Dropbox has acquired U.S.-Israeli CloudOn, a developer of tools to simplify creating and editing documents on mobile devices. CloudOn will become Dropbox's first Israeli office and will focus on research and development.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: CloudOn
CloudOn is a developer of tools to simplify creating and editing documents on mobile devices. CloudOn's 9 million users, the driving force behind CloudOn, have created, edited or share over 90 million documents making it a top 10 productivity app in 120 countries.
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$100
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Predictive Edge

synopsis: Dropbox has announced their acquisition of Predictive Edge, a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. Predictive Edge’s cloud-based solution empowers marketers with the ability to easily manage banners, images, and text using an intuitive point-and-click interface.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Predictive Edge
Predictive Edge is a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. It was designed for marketers to make content customization dead simple.
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closed 6/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Parastructure

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Parastructure, a startup that builds data-analysis software on top of open source infrastructure. Parastructure, based in San Francisco, has been around since 2012 with the co-founders both alums of Stanford.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Parastructure
Parastructure builds beautiful data analysis software powered by cutting-edge open source infrastructure. Parastructure is venture funded and backed by several notable angel investors.
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closed 6/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired MobileSpan, Inc.

synopsis: Dropbox has just acquired MobileSpan, a startup founded by two ex-Google Chrome engineers to help enterprise employees access corporate firewalled content securely. Enterprises use MobileSpan to give their employees secure, seamless access to enterprise applications and documents from mobile devices.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: MobileSpan, Inc.
MobileSpan's drop-in solution creates a real-time window from a company’s business systems to their employees and partners. Enterprises use MobileSpan to give their employees secure, seamless access to enterprise applications and documents from mobile devices.
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closed 6/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Droptalk

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Droptalk, which has developed a tool that allows people to share links privately with friends via a Chrome extension. The tool also integrated with a user's cloud storage, so they could see in real time, what updates were being in a shared folder.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Droptalk
Droptalk is the developer of a tool that allows users to share links privately with friends via a Google Chrome extension, iOS and Android applications. The tool also integrated with a user's cloud storage, so they could see in real time, what updates were being in a shared folder.
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closed 5/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Bubbli

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. The acquisition builds on Dropbox’s existing assets in the photo space — specifically acquisitions like Snapjoy (which was eventually shut down) and Loom.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Bubbli
Bubbli is an iOS app that allows users to snap spherical panorama images . It also enables users to record photo spheres with sound. Bubbli is free and supports all iOS devices that run iOS 7.0 or newer.
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closed 4/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Loom, Inc.

synopsis: Loom has announced that they have been acquired by Dropbox. Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Loom, Inc.
Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
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closed 3/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Readmill Network Limited

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired the iOS and Android ebook reading app Readmill, and the app will be shut down. Readmill was a Berlin-based startup that had become popular for the clean, streamlined ebook reading service it provided.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Readmill Network Limited
Readmill is an ebook reader for iOS and Android that let users read and share books. Readmill is popular for the clean, streamlined ebook reading service it provided; its support for Adobe DRM meant readers could buy ebooks from platforms like Kobo and Nook and then read them on Readmill’s apps.
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closed 3/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Zulip

synopsis: Dropbox, a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software, has quietly acquired Zulip, the makers of a workplace chat solution for desktop and mobile, which had yet to publicly launch.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Zulip
Zulip is a workplace chat solution for desktop and mobile. It had already developed a suite of applications for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Android, which allowed users to share both public and private messages with their co-workers.
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closed 7/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Endorse

synopsis: Mobile coupon startup Endorse has been acquired by Dropbox. Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Endorse
Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
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closed 3/15/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Mailbox

synopsis: Dropbox, a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software, has acquired Mailbox, the popular email app for iOS devices. Under the deal, the 13 employees of Mailbox owner Orchestra Inc.–including alums of Apple, Stanford University and Ideo–will join Dropbox.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Mailbox
Mailbox is the popular email app for iOS devices. Mailbox redesigned the inbox to make email light, fast, and mobile-friendly. Users can quickly swipe messages to archive or trash it.
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closed 12/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Snapjoy Inc.

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Snapjoy. Snapjoy, Inc. develops and operates an online photo library and software application that imports media from anywhere and organizes them.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a free service that lets users bring photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: Snapjoy Inc.
Snapjoy, Inc. develops and operates an online photo library and software application that imports media from anywhere and organizes them.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired AudioGalaxy

synopsis: Online file sync and storage service Dropbox has acquired Audiogalaxy, a peer-to-peer file sharing utility turned online music streaming service.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a free service that lets users bring photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: AudioGalaxy
AudioGalaxy is Seattle-based music startup company. It provides personal music streaming.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Anchovi Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Dropbox, Inc., a free service that lets people bring their documents, photos and videos anywhere and share them easily, acquired Anchovi Labs, which develops software to help people organize, browse and share their personal photo collection.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: Anchovi Labs, Inc.
Anchovi Labs, Inc. develops software to organize, browse, and share photo collection.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Backup ONE AG, acquired FileSync GmbH

synopsis: Switzerland-based Backup ONE acquires FileSync as a 100% subsidiary. FileSync GmbH, also a Bernese company, has been successfully operating cloud storage for customers from the entire DACH region since 2012. Both Backup ONE and FileSync have been able to show constant growth since its inception.
buyer: Backup ONE AG
Backup ONE AG offers military-standard secure, flexible and easy-to-use backup solutions for home users and businesses. All backup data and metadata are stored exclusively in highly secure Tier IV data centers in Switzerland. "
target: FileSync GmbH
FileSync GmbH, a Bern, Switzerland-based company, has been successfully operating cloud storage for customers from the entire DACH region since 2012. With FileSync, its client's data is always secure, available, and up-to-date. FileSync is available for desktops and mobile devices.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2011 via Market Wire

Amwest Imaging Incorporated, acquired LokDrop

synopsis: Amwest Imaging Incorporated, a development stage company, has acquired LokDrop, a virtual Cloud based 256 bit key secured digital safe deposit box where users can access, store, share, transfer and backup digital information in an ultra secure Cloud based, private and encrypted location.
buyer: Amwest Imaging Incorporated (AMWI:$0.00)
Amwest Imaging Incorporated, a development stage company, focuses on helping companies become efficient through digital conversion and indexing of documentation. "
target: LokDrop
LokDrop is a virtual Cloud based 256 bit key secured digital safe deposit box where users can access, store, share, transfer and backup digital information in an ultra secure Cloud based, private and encrypted location.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

AuthenTec, Inc., acquired Proxure, Inc.

synopsis: AuthenTec, a leading provider of mobile and network security, announced that it has acquired the assets of Proxure, Inc., a provider of syncing and cloud-based storage services for PCs and mobile devices. AuthenTec has acquired all of the assets of Proxure, including all software products and intellectual property.
buyer: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure networking, content and data protection, access control and strong fingerprint security on PCs and mobile devices. "
target: Proxure, Inc.
Proxure, Inc. is a provider of syncing and cloud-based storage services for PCs and mobile devices. Proxure was founded in 2005 by consumer software experts from Roxio, Sonic, and VERITAS.
price ($mm)
$0.44
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2011 via BusinessWire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Data Haven Limited

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc., the provider of cloud-based services for businesses, announced that it has acquired Data Haven Limited, an Ireland-based provider of online data backup services for businesses. Customers can easily tell Data Haven what they want to back up and how often to back up the data.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,555.38)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,300 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Data Haven Limited
Data Haven Limited is an Ireland-based provider of online data backup services for businesses. Customers can tell Data Haven what they want to back up and how often to back up the data.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/21/2020 via PR Newswire

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. will be merged with HelpSystems, LLC,

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data, has signed a definitive merger agreement with HelpSystems, LLC. The combined company would focus on providing the most comprehensive collection of trusted security and automation solutions to customers worldwide.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
GlobalSCAPE is a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data. GlobalSCAPE's data exchange and integration software and cloud services are trusted by thousands of customers worldwide, including global enterprises, governments, as well as small and medium enterprises.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$219]
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.5x
announced 6/11/2010 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., will acquire humyo

synopsis: Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, announced a definitive agreement to purchase online storage and data synchronization company humyo, based in Leeds, UK. humyo has established itself as a leading online storage provider with its easy-to-use, yet technically powerful solutions.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. Trend Micro's flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. "
target: humyo
humyo is a online storage service which enables users to backup and sync their data over multiple devices, access it from anywhere and share it with friends and co-workers. Customers can download a client, which synchronizes files across all their computers and enables access to humyo.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

thedocyard, acquired LockBox Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: thedocyard, a global leader in end-to-end transaction management solutions, has acquired LockBox Technologies, an Australian cybersecurity software development company specialising in encrypted storage technology. LockBox's products include a SaaS solution for secure board meeting preparation and a mobile app for securely storing personal data.
buyer: thedocyard (ASX:TDY:$0.49)
thedocyard is a global leader in end-to-end transaction management solutions. thedocyard offers a cloud-based deal management platform that can manage the entire lifecycle of any corporate or commercial transaction. The platform enables advisers to run and execute every stage of a deal in one place."
target: LockBox Technologies Pty Ltd
LockBox Technologies is an Australian cybersecurity software development company specialising in end-to-end encrypted storage technology. LockBox's Athena Board is a SaaS solution for secure board meeting preparation. Their LockPass mobile app allows users to securely store their personal data.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired Piriform

synopsis: Avast, the global leader in digital security products, announced that it has acquired Piriform, the leading provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product, CCleaner, speeds up PCs and smartphones by intelligently removing junk and improving the performance of computers and phones.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$892.90)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: Piriform
Piriform is the leading provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product, CCleaner, speeds up PCs and smartphones by intelligently removing junk and improving the performance of computers and phones.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/12/2012 via PE Hub

DeskStream Inc., will acquire WorldDesk Ltd.

synopsis: DeskStream Inc., a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualisation software space, WorldDesk Ltd.
buyer: DeskStream Inc.
DeskStream Inc. is a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software. It has developed the Dynamic Virtual Desktop (DVD) platform, the next-generation user-centric desktop virtualization platform. The DVD platform is highly scalable and simple to manage. "
target: WorldDesk Ltd.
Founded in 2010, WorldDesk Ltd. is a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualization software space. With WorldDesk's products, your entire desktop experience can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, on any device.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire BabbleLabs

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held BabbleLabs, Inc. headquartered in Campbell, CA. BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: BabbleLabs
BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

MobileMonkey, acquired ChattyPeople

synopsis: MobileMonkey, a Facebook Messenger marketing platform, has acquired Chattypeople, an AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. Chattypeople enables users to create, test, deploy, measure, and manage their bots and create personalized experiences within a messaging platform.
buyer: MobileMonkey
MobileMonkey is a Facebook Messenger marketing platform. They connect customers with companies and make it easy to build chatbots and execute marketing automations without a line of code. Users can do chat blasting, drip campaigns, and list building in Messenger with powerful chatbot building tools."
target: ChattyPeople
Chattypeople is the ultimate AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. It enables users to create, test, deploy, measure and manage their bots creating personalized, native conversational experience within the messaging app of choice.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Asurion Corporation, acquired Soluto

synopsis: Asurion, the global leader in technology protection solutions, took another step forward in its development of advanced support service capabilities by completing the acquisition of Soluto. The award-winning software and services provider is used by millions of people who want the best experience when using their PCs, tablets and smartphones.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Asurion Corporation
Asurion, LLC is an insurance company that provides mobile protection to millions of customers worldwide. International Headquarters is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Asurion provides more than 70 million consumers worldwide with device replacement. "
target: Soluto
Soluto is a privately-held company, offers an innovative platform for managing technology. With more than 3M downloads and 15M user actions in the past five years, the company has been recognized as a leader in delivering customer-friendly technology support solutions.
price ($mm)
$130
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2011 via Market Wire

Support.com, Inc., acquired SUPERAntiSpyware.com

synopsis: Support.com, a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software, announced the acquisition of SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats.
buyer: Support.com, Inc. (SPRT:$46.65)
Support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. Support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology. "
target: SUPERAntiSpyware.com
SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats. SUPERAntiSpyware detects, removes and protects users from spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, keyloggers, rootkits, hijackers, parasites, dialers and other malware.
price ($mm)
$7.49
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

WebRoot Software, Inc., acquired Prevx

synopsis: Webroot, the first Internet security service company, announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-based anti-malware solutions. Webroot will integrate Prevx's technology into its cloud security services to deliver the industry's most effective online protection for consumers and businesses.
buyer: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Webroot's products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers. "
target: Prevx
Founded in 2001, Derby, England-based Prevx provides products with unparalleled capabilities for protecting home PCs, corporate networks and mobile devices from the latest malware threats, including zero-day exploits, as soon as they're detected.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Emsi Software GmbH, purchased Online Armor Firewall Software from Tall Emu

synopsis: Emsisoft, an anti-malware software developer, has completely acquire the Online Armor Firewall software from Tall Emu, including the Online Armor development team.
buyer: Emsi Software GmbH
Emsisoft's aim is to produce and sell the best antivirus software for home and business use. The rapidly growing company is a leading European supplier of behavior-based technology for detecting malicious code such as viruses, trojans, spyware, keyloggers and other malware. "
seller: Tall Emu
Founded in 2001, Tall Emu Pty is committed to delivering and supporting high-quality, easy to use software solutions. The company's products are Online Armor Personal Firewall, Tall Emu CRM and many other bespoke unbranded solutions for private enterprise.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Safe-T, acquired CyberKick Ltd.

synopsis: Safe-T Group Ltd., a provider of secure access solutions and intelligent data collection in Israel, has acquired CyberKick Ltd., a provider of SaaS security and privacy tools. CyberKicks’s security solution, iShield, is a protective cybersecurity tool that eliminates security and data threats that occur while users are browsing online.
buyer: Safe-T (TASE: SAFE:$5.14)
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats."
target: CyberKick Ltd.
CyberKick is a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security and privacy tools. CyberKicks’s security solution, iShield, is a protective cybersecurity tool that identifies, eliminates, and helps avoid security and data threats that occur unknowingly to many users while they are browsing online.
price ($mm)
$9.73
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zoom, acquired Keybase

synopsis: Zoom has acquired message encryption and security startup Keybase. Keybase is a message encryption and security startup. Keybase was launched in 2014 as a directory for public encryption keys, and has since then evolved into a secure private messaging network with file-sharing features.
buyer: Zoom (ZM:$3,279.44)
Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Their easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. "
target: Keybase
Keybase is a message encryption and security startup. Keybase was launched in 2014 as a directory for public encryption keys, and has since then evolved into a secure private messaging network with file-sharing features.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

AppRiver, acquired Total Defense, Inc.

synopsis: AppRiver, LLC, a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity services, has acquired Total Defense, an independent company focused on developing security solutions to protect consumers and businesses of all sizes from digital threats. Total Defense's solutions include anti-malware, anti-virus, intrusion prevention and mobile security.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Over 60,000 companies worldwide use AppRiver to maintain secure and reliable messaging systems and protect themselves against cybersecurity threats. "
target: Total Defense, Inc.
Total Defense is an independent company focused on developing security solutions to protect consumers and businesses of all sizes from digital threats. Their solutions include anti-malware, anti-virus, intrusion prevention and mobile security.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Wallix, acquired mlstate

synopsis: WALLIX GROUP, a software company providing cyber-security and governance solutions for information system access, has announced the acquisition of MLstate. MLstate notably designs and develops its proprietary secure communications solution Peps. Peps is an open source platform that handles e-mail and instant messaging with end-to-end encryption.
buyer: Wallix (ENXTPA:ALLIX:$17.02)
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices. "
target: mlstate
MLstate develops software used to build and run web applications and webservices in the cloud. It provides its products under MLstate & PEPS brand. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Paris, France.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/22/2010 via Market Wire

Telefonica S.A., acquired Jajah

synopsis: Telefónica announced the completion of its acquisition of leading communications innovator JAJAH. Combining the power of IP communications with simple-to-use traditional voice services, JAJAH has created the world’s most advanced, flexible IP Communications Platform.
buyer: Telefonica S.A. (BME:TEF:$51,953.55)
Spain's onetime phone monopoly, Telefónica, is the leading communications service provider among Spanish- and Portuguese- speaking populations. Worldwide, it operates about 41 million fixed lines and has more than 20 million mobile phone subscribers. "
target: Jajah
JAJAH changes the way people and companies use voice services. Combining the power of IP communications with simple-to-use traditional voice services, JAJAH has created the world’s most advanced, flexible IP Communications Platform.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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LivexLive Media
LivexLive Media
LiveXLive Media, Inc. is a consolidated group of media and tech assets, including the LiveXLive platform, which is one of the world's only premium internet streaming networks devoted to live music and music-related video content.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$54.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($27.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
76
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Ticker: AIM:BOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audioboom
Audioboom
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: MSTO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Masterbeat Corporation
Masterbeat Corporation
Masterbeat Corporation, a privately-held digital music company, was formed in 2007 to launch the www.masterbeat.com website, making dance music, remixes and electronica more readily available to consumers on the internet.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$1.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: US:UBCI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ubroadcast, Inc.
ubroadcast, Inc.
UBCI's ubroadcast.com allows users to produce and broadcast LIVE and On Demand television and radio in high quality. By blending this user-generated content and UBCI's programming in a single application, UBCI bridges the gap between Internet video and traditional network radio and television.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.34)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: SEHK:800
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A8 New Media Group Limited
A8 New Media Group Limited
A8 New Media Group Limited is a Chinese company devoted to building the music-based entertainment industry chain based on mobile internet and the prime game publishing platform. The aim of the Group was to build the biggest entertainment platform for young people.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$17.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.17
EBIT ($mm)
$3.23
Net Income ($mm)
$2.81
Employees
146
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Ticker: VODOF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VODone LIMITED
VODone LIMITED
VODONE owns a complete set of licenses to operate video broadcasting on the Internet. VODONE owns the powerful broadcasting platform, and it has broadcast thousands of domestic and international political, economical, cultural and commercial activities over the Internet.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$7.53
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: MDVX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Modavox, Inc.
Modavox, Inc. a pioneer in Internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, offers innovative, effective and comprehensive online tools for reaching targeted niche communities worldwide. Modavox delivers content straight to desktops and Internet-enabled devices.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$2.66
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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Ticker: RTGV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RTG Ventures, Inc.
RTG Ventures, Inc.
RTG Ventures offers Music & Entertainment Technology Solutions and Digital Marketing Services. Harnessing the strength of its digital marketing agency, the company has applied its knowledge process in developing cutting edge technology platforms for web, mobile and tablet devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:TSQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare Media Group
Townsquare is a diversified media, entertainment and digital marketing services company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$507.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.45
EBIT ($mm)
$70.76
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2900
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Ticker: NFLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetFlix
NetFlix
Netflix is the world's leading Internet entertainment platform with 104 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime and anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$16,614.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,705.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1,617.73
Net Income ($mm)
$1,265.17
Employees
7100
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Ticker: DBX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dropbox, Inc.
Dropbox, Inc.
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,913.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$280.50
EBIT ($mm)
$121.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2760
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,472.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$894.00
EBIT ($mm)
$858.00
Net Income ($mm)
$3,258.00
Employees
3600
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Ticker: NQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading global provider of consumer and enterprise mobile Internet services. NQ Mobile's portfolio of offerings includes mobile security and productivity, mobile search, mobile games & advertising applications.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$375.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.65
EBIT ($mm)
($15.87)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.53
Employees
1019
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Ticker: OPMG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Options Media Group
Options Media Group
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: SPBU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc. specializes in helping consumers, small office/home office users and small to mid-sized businesses protect their computer data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. The company's flagship product is the first totally automated online backup service.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$1.72
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:9629
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation develops and sells computer software in Japan. It offers PCA Cloud, a cloud-based service that allows users to access data centers over the Internet and use software that has been installed on rented servers and PCA Dream21, an integrated ERP software package.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$95.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.88
EBIT ($mm)
$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$6.05
Employees
471
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$979.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($55.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($141.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: CRWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike provides cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon platform protects customers against cyberattacks on endpoints and workloads on or off the network by offering visibility and protection across the enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$761.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($105.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3163
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$601.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($155.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($183.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2020
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Ticker: LPSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$396.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($35.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1218
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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