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closed 3/26/2013 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired OculusAI

synopsis: Meltwater announced the acquisition of OculusAI, a leader in state-of-the-art image and object recognition technology. Together the companies enhance Meltwater’s offerings in social media marketing, helping companies drive growth and improve productivity through a deeper understanding of their customers, markets and social business communities.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
target: OculusAI
OculusAI is a Computer Vision company that develops state-of-the-art image & object recognition technology that enable automated content recognition, moderation and analysis for developers worldwide.
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closed 6/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Live Youth Sports Network, acquired FonU2

synopsis: Life Youth Sports Network (LYSN), a company that provides streaming video of high school sporting events over the internet, has acquired majority interest of FONU2 Inc., a holding company for various companies that specialize in youth sports, live streaming, fundraising, app development, along with other new and emerging technologies.
buyer: Live Youth Sports Network
Life Youth Sports Network (LYSN) provides streaming video of high school sporting events over the internet. LYSN allows parents, grandparents, military personnel, alumni, scouts, and anyone else who could not make it to the game to watch and enjoy any school sporting event. "
target: FonU2 (OTCPK:FONU:$0.02)
FONU2 Inc. is a holding company for various companies that specialize in youth sports, live streaming, fundraising, app development, along with other new and emerging technologies. The company trades under the stock symbol: FONU.
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closed 12/19/2019 via Bloomberg

Facebook, acquired Packagd

synopsis: Social network giant Facebook Inc. has acquired Packagd, a video-shopping startup that offers new mobile shopping experiences. Packagd's platform enables users to make purchases while watching live video broadcasts. Packagd allows people to discover great products through curated shows and get real-time feedback from a live host.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Packagd
Packagd is a video-shopping startup that offers new mobile shopping experiences. Packagd's platform enables users to make purchases while watching live video broadcasts. Packagd allows people to discover great products through curated shows and get real-time feedback from a live host.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lyf Pay, acquired Neos

synopsis: Lyf Pay, a universal mobile payment app in France, has acquired NEOS, a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
buyer: Lyf Pay
Lyf Pay is a universal mobile payment app in France. Lyf Pay is an easy-to-use payment app that covers a broad set of needs, including in-store payments, online shopping, friend and family payments, charitable donations, and more. Lyf Pay also integrates payment cards, loyalty cards and coupons. "
target: Neos
NEOS is a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
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closed 6/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Trax Image Recognition, acquired Shopkick, Inc.

synopsis: Trax, the world's leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, announced its acquisition of Shopkick, the leading shopping rewards app. Combining Trax's best-in-class technologies and solutions and Shopkick's full path-to-purchase offering accelerates Trax's vision of digitizing the physical world of retail.
buyer: Trax Image Recognition
Trax is the leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail. They enable tighter execution controls in-store and provide clients with the ability to leverage competitive insights through its in-store execution tools, market measurement and analytics services. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: Shopkick, Inc.
Shopkick is the leading shopping rewards app. For brands and retailers, Shopkick provides high consumer engagement along the entire path to purchase. The company's unique pay for performance model has been proven to deliver high ROI, driving incremental traffic, product engagement, and sales.
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$200
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announced 6/12/2019 via Bloomberg

PayU Group, will acquire Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider, will acquire Iyzico, a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.
Iyzico is a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world. Their mobile app allows online shoppers to easily manage and keep track of their orders.
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$165
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closed 7/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Rakuten Viber, acquired ShopChat

synopsis: Rakuten Viber, a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect, has acquired ShopChat. ShopChat is an iOS app that replaces the device’s default keyboard app. Through the keyboard users to have direct access to shopping inventory from major retailers and can search for and share products with friends.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Rakuten Viber
Rakuten Viber is a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect. Viber allows people to connect in the way that works best for them, whether that’s through individual messaging, video calls, group chats, or following brands and celebrities on Public Chats. "
target: ShopChat
ShopChat is an iOS app that replaces the device’s default keyboard app and works across all major messaging apps, including WhatsApp, iMessage, and more. Through the keyboard, users have direct access to shopping inventory from major retailers and can search for and share products with friends.
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closed 6/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Roofpik, acquired Shoppist Innovations Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Online real estate property and broker review platform Roofpik has acquired Shoppist, which offers personalised product discovery. It is a personalised product discovery platform and uses NLP (natural language processing ) technology to find offerings from over 100 shopping channels.
buyer: Roofpik
Founded in 2016 by Arpit Mittal and Kanika Katoch, Roofpik is a crowd-sourced real estate property and broker review platform. "
target: Shoppist Innovations Pvt Ltd.
Shoppist is an intelligent personal shopper app for people are tired of spending hours searching online across different platforms just to find the right product they want to buy.
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closed 2/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Shop.co, acquired Zen Shopping

synopsis: German startup Shop.co announced the acquisition of Zen Shopping. Zen Shopping developed a mobile app to simplify shopping and identify savings on online purchases. The app gained traction in the United States and has accumulated a passionate following. Shop.co continues to expand on the promise of giving shoppers one cart across the entire web.
buyer: Shop.co
Shop.co was founded in 2014 in Germany. Shop.co uses Artificial Intelligence and advanced algorithms to give users a smart browser extension that provides one universal cart (that works on every shop in the US) to checkout everywhere, without registration or login, with just one click. "
target: Zen Shopping
Zen Shopping developed a mobile app to simplify shopping and identify savings on online purchases. The app gained traction in the United States and has accumulated a passionate following. Zen Shopping launched in 2014 and tapped into demand among consumers who wanted to shop quickly across shops.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Corous360 Pte Ltd., acquired Play-E Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Singapore-listed technology service provider DeClout Limited, along with its subsidiary Corous360 Pte Ltd, have reached a deal to buy Play-E Pte. Ltd. Play-E Pte. Ltd. offers PLAYe app, a mobile application that enables users to discover and purchase products and have them shipped to their door-step or pick them up from its partner stores.
buyer parent: DeClout Limited
buyer: Corous360 Pte Ltd.
Headquartered in Singapore, Corous360 is a leading digital commerce and payment solutions provider in Southeast Asia. Its subsidiaries include EpicSoft Asia Pte Ltd. and Playworks Pte. Ltd. "
target: Play-E Pte. Ltd.
Play-E Pte. Ltd. provides an app for purchasing games, toys, and gadgets. It offers PLAYe app, a mobile application that enables users to discover and purchase products and have them shipped to their door-step or pick them up from its partner stores in Singapore.
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closed 9/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Thumbtack, acquired HeartThis

synopsis: Thumbtack, which enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more, has acquired HeartThis, an innovative mobile and web shopping application. HeartThis is based in San Francisco, CA.
buyer: Thumbtack
Thumbtack, Inc. is online marketplace for hiring workers for particular tasks in the United States. The company enables customers to hire professionals for painting and remodeling homes, learning a new language, teaching kids, and more. "
target: HeartThis
HeartThis is an app with 2 million users that lets consumers shop across multiples stores from a single portal. The company is based in San Francisco, CA.
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announced 3/26/2014 via Market Wire

Peak Positioning Technologies Inc., will acquire Quickable.com

synopsis: Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets associated with the Quickable.com mobile e-commerce platform from its Boston based owner and creator.
buyer: Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (TSXV:PKK:$42.13)
Peak Positioning Technologies Inc., is a Canadian software developer for mobile smart devices, and application provider to mobile network operators (MNO) worldwide. In association with its partner, LongKey-Hong Kong Ltd, the company has developed the AiNi(TM) Mobile Cloud platform. "
target: Quickable.com
Quickable.com is a mobile platform and market place that allows a smartphone user to sell virtually any product. It handles every step of the transaction, from listing the product for sale, to the initial indication of interest on the part of the buyer, to the acceptance of an offer by the seller.
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closed 2/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

PlanG, acquired SocialVest

synopsis: PlanG, a Richmond-based company that helps people organize, track and expand their charitable giving, announced that it has acquired SocialVest. Atlanta-based SocialVest developed an online cause-conscious shopping platform and built a large customer base for the platform.
buyer: PlanG
PlanG offers businesses an easy and authentic way to infuse and promote social impact within their brand. By connecting to every nonprofit in the U.S., businesses can offer philanthropy as an incentive and reward to their customers, enabling them to give to the causes they care about most. "
target parent: Bluff Point Associates
target: SocialVest
SocialVest is an online cause-conscious shopping platform. Its platform enables shoppers to donate to non-profit organizations while shopping online. The company’s platform also provides brand loyalty to online retailers.
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closed 1/9/2014 via BNC Analysis

Mobee, acquired Kickscout

synopsis: Boston-based Mobee, the mystery shopping app built by former Googlers aimed at leveraging mobile to collect real-world data from inside stores and other businesses, has acquired local shopping app Kickscout.
buyer: Mobee
Mobee is real-time store intelligence. They collect data from customers at your stores, analyze it, and package it into insights that improve your business. It’s built by former Googlers, who realized that not all of the world’s data and information is available online. "
target: Kickscout
Kickscout is the first e-commerce site to combine the online and in-store shopping experiences. The clients can discover and kick products online, then visit nearby stores to discover which of those products can be shopped for in the store the client is visiting.
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closed 7/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Shopzilla, acquired Zappli

synopsis: Shopzilla Inc. has acquired Zappli, an early stage startup which had developed a mobile shopping app myShopanion for iPhone, and instaBuy. instaBuy serves as a way for mobile shoppers to provide their contact info, billing address, and credit card details just one time, in order to later access it from any mobile application with just a tap.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Shopzilla
Shopzilla Inc., a consumer lead generation platform focused in online retail, owns and operates a portfolio of leading online consumer shopping properties in comparison shopping, product discovery and social shopping/group sales. "
target: Zappli
Zappli Inc. is a provider of mobile-centric shopping solutions for consumers, InstaBuy and myShopanion. Their InstaBuy.Co is an instant online checkout solution available for mobile shopping applications.
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closed 5/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Karma Science

synopsis: Facebook has acquired mobile commerce startup Karma, which makes apps for gifting friends and family. The terms of the deal are undisclosed but 16 employees of the startup will be joining Facebook. The purchase will help Facebook build up monetization prowess on mobile platforms.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Karma Science
Karma was founded in 2011 to revolutionize the way friends, family, and colleagues give to one another. They envision a world in which products and services are gifted from person-to-person via mobile devices in real-time, and they are building the platform to make that a reality.
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closed 4/30/2012 via BusinessWire

Catalina Marketing Corporation, acquired Modiv Media

synopsis: Catalina Marketing Corporation, the leader in precision consumer marketing, announced that is has completed its acquisition of Modiv Media, the industry-proven provider of mobile commerce solutions. Modiv solution was built on the premise of connecting the physical store with the shopper via a mobile device.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Catalina Marketing Corporation
Catalina Marketing Corporation owns and operates the world's largest, transaction-level, shopper-data warehouse - powering media networks to intelligently connect consumer packaged goods (CPG), health care, and retailer marketers with specific audiences. "
target: Modiv Media
Modiv Media, Inc. provides retail interactive media delivery solutions for brand marketers and retailers. Its multi-touch platform delivers consumer-driven media through in-store self-service solutions and on-the-go shoppers’ mobile phones.
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closed 3/30/2012 via Market Wire

Zaldiva, Inc., merged with FonU2

synopsis: Zaldiva, Inc. is pleased to announce it has finalized the agreement to purchase the assets of Cygnus Internet, Inc., dba FonU2, a social media platform and developer of mobile applications bringing sellers and buyers of services and products together in real time.
buyer: Zaldiva, Inc.
Zaldiva, Inc. engages in the sale of comic books, toys, and collectible items. The company’s principal products are the comic books, toys and collectibles that it sells from its store in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, through its Web site, and on eBay. "
target: FonU2 (OTCPK:FONU:$0.02)
FonU2, a developer of mobile applications bringing sellers and buyers of services and products together in real time. Its mobile service provides a destination for sellers and buyers to list and search for services/products, schedule appointments, and make payments.
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closed 12/15/2010 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Critical Path Software

synopsis: eBay Inc. announced it has acquired Critical Path Software, a leading mobile application developer that has worked with eBay for more than two years to help deliver popular mobile apps such as the eBay for iPhone® app, and StubHub, eBay Classifieds and Shopping.com iPhone applications.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay Inc. connects hundreds of millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world's largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Critical Path Software
Critical Path Software is a leading mobile application development company, based in Portland, Oregon, built on a foundation of pioneering the growth of new technologies since 1991.
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announced 8/12/2013 via Bloomberg

Facebook, will acquire Jibbigo

synopsis: Facebook Inc., owner of the world’s most popular social-networking service, agreed to acquire Mobile Technologies, a developer of speech-recognition tools. Mobile Technologies developed Jibbigo, a speech-to-speech translator application for phones.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Jibbigo
Mobile Technologies, LLC offers Jibbigo, a self-contained speech-to-speech translation application for iPhones, iPods, and iPads. Jibbigo, the world’s first speech-to-speech translator on a phone that runs online and even off-line, independent from the Internet.
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closed 3/26/2013 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired OculusAI

synopsis: Meltwater announced the acquisition of OculusAI, a leader in state-of-the-art image and object recognition technology. Together the companies enhance Meltwater’s offerings in social media marketing, helping companies drive growth and improve productivity through a deeper understanding of their customers, markets and social business communities.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
target: OculusAI
OculusAI is a Computer Vision company that develops state-of-the-art image & object recognition technology that enable automated content recognition, moderation and analysis for developers worldwide.
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announced 11/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire DeepReason.ai

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire artificial intelligence start-up DeepReason.ai. Based in the UK, Deepreason.ai has developed a powerful reasoning engine with an industry-first ability to maintain incremental views of knowledge graphs.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: DeepReason.ai
UK-based DeepReason.ai is a spin-out from Oxford University which offers an innovative Knowledge Graph platform that reveals AI-driven insights at scale and in real-time. Its end-to-end solutions are serving Fortune 500 companies across media intelligence, finance, logistics, and manufacturing.
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announced 11/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire DeepReason.ai

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire artificial intelligence start-up DeepReason.ai. Based in the UK, Deepreason.ai has developed a powerful reasoning engine with an industry-first ability to maintain incremental views of knowledge graphs.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: DeepReason.ai
UK-based DeepReason.ai is a spin-out from Oxford University which offers an innovative Knowledge Graph platform that reveals AI-driven insights at scale and in real-time. Its end-to-end solutions are serving Fortune 500 companies across media intelligence, finance, logistics, and manufacturing.
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announced 6/18/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Owler

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Owler. Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Owler
Owler is the crowdsourced competitive intelligence platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.
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announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Klear

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into an agreement to acquire Klear, an Israeli SaaS company and a market leader in the fast-growing influencer marketing space.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Klear
Klear is a big data Influencer Marketing software platform. Klear helps brands build, scale and measure influencer programs. With the most comprehensive database of over 1 billion influencers, Klear enables their clients to find influencers in any category worldwide.
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$11
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$8
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announced 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Linkfluence

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights. The acquisition is part of Meltwater’s growth strategy, which involves investments and acquisitions in the social media segment.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Linkfluence
Based in France, Linkfluence is a leader in AI-enabled consumer intelligence. Its SaaS platform enables hundreds of global brands to derive actionable insights from social data and understand their consumers better and faster.
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$41
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closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
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closed 3/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired DataSift

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of UK-based DataSift, a privacy-by-design data and analytics platform that extracts real-time insights from social and online data sources, while protecting user privacy. DataSift’s privacy-first PYLON platform extracts actionable intelligence without compromising consumer trust.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: DataSift
Based in the UK, DataSift is the leader in Human Data Intelligence. Every day, DataSift transforms billions of items of human-created data into business intelligence. DataSift’s privacy-first PYLON platform extracts actionable intelligence without compromising consumer trust.
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closed 8/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Algo

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Algo, a real-time data analytics platform powered by the most advanced machine learning techniques available. Algo is a tool that aids software developers by eliminating the manual process of data collection.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. Companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. "
target: Algo
Algo is a tool that aids software developers by eliminating the manual process of data collection. Their velocity of information method analyzes market reactions to ingest news and blogs in real time. It empowers the discovery of new opportunities by providing the developer with new information.
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closed 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired Cosmify

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence and data analytics, announced the acquisition of Cosmify, a knowledge discovery platform that uses advanced machine learning technology for in-depth analysis of corporate data sets.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. Companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. "
target: Cosmify
Cosmify, Inc is a machine learning platform for your most critical knowledge management problems. Cosmify empowers better decision making in organisations so organisations don’t have to employ data shamans. The solution is designed to solve complex problems.
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closed 8/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Meltwater, acquired Infomart

synopsis: Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced that it has completed the sale of its media monitoring division Infomart to Meltwater News Canada Inc. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
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announced 6/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Infomart

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announces a definitive agreement with Canadian newsmedia company Postmedia Network Inc., to acquire its media monitoring division, Infomart. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
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closed 6/19/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Klarity Analytics

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Klarity, a social media analytics platform that delivers highly-localized content for the Asian market. Their proprietary technologies focus on social data collection, storage, management, analysis and visualization from multiple social networks.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Klarity Analytics
Klarity is a powerful and comprehensive social media analytical tool that addresses the huge demand by marketers, analysts and researchers for a sophisticated software providing reliable social intelligence.
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closed 2/22/2017 via PE Hub

Meltwater, acquired Wrapidity Limited

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, is excited to announce the acquisition of Wrapidity Limited, an artificial intelligence (AI) spinout from Oxford University using breakthrough technology to automate data extraction from content on the web.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Wrapidity Limited
Wrapidity helps businesses get the right data from the web, turning billions of webpages into a highly structured database of relevant data and enabling better search, recommendations and analytics for that business.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Market Wire

Meltwater, acquired Encore Alert

synopsis: Meltwater, the global leader in media intelligence solutions, announced the acquisition of Encore Alert. The company is a Virginia-based SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to sift through online information 24/7 to derive critical insights used to improve a company's marketing and PR efforts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Encore Alert
Encore Alert uses artificial intelligence to help marketers at brands automatically identify and quickly act on emerging trends, PR crises, and important web mentions. Founded in 2013 and backed by top investors including 500 Startups, HBS Angels, and NextGen Venture Partners.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/19/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Meltwater, purchased Findwise Search Center of Excellence from FindWise AB

synopsis: Meltwater, the leading provider of online intelligence solutions delivering big data insights, announces its acquisition of the Findwise subsidiary Findwise Search Center of Excellence AB. The acquisition, Meltwater's sixth in five years, aims to strengthen the company's engineering organization with the development of a global R & D center.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
seller: FindWise AB
Findwise Search Center of Excellence includes a team that has a unique mix of knowledge in how to combine search, text and big data analytics. The team specializes in the development of innovative big data software infrastructure projects.
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closed 3/26/2013 via Company Press Release

Meltwater, acquired OculusAI

synopsis: Meltwater announced the acquisition of OculusAI, a leader in state-of-the-art image and object recognition technology. Together the companies enhance Meltwater’s offerings in social media marketing, helping companies drive growth and improve productivity through a deeper understanding of their customers, markets and social business communities.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Its online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. "
target: OculusAI
OculusAI is a Computer Vision company that develops state-of-the-art image & object recognition technology that enable automated content recognition, moderation and analysis for developers worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/23/2012 via PR Web

GearyLSF Group, purchased Meltwater Reach from Meltwater Group

synopsis: Geary LSF Group, a global full service digital marketing agency, announced it has acquired Meltwater Reach, a leader in search engine marketing. Meltwater Reach is a privately held division of Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading social media and news monitoring Software as a Service (SaaS) companies.
buyer parent: LSF Network, Inc.
buyer: GearyLSF Group
GearyLSF Group provides full service digital marketing agency capabilities to a rich roster of clients across the US and Europe. It was formed by a merger between LSF Interactive, a full service global online marketing and advertising agency, and Geary Group, Inc. a leading digital marketing agency."
seller: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing.
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closed 8/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Meltwater Group, acquired IceRocket.com, LLC

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world's leading online media intelligence companies, announced the acquisition of IceRocket, a top social search engine. IceRocket offers market-leading blog search options for identifying trends, influencers, shared links and popular topics.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to challenging existing business models by introducing disruptive technologies. The Meltwater Group delivers B2B solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing and search engine marketing. "
target: IceRocket.com, LLC
IceRocket, a privately owned and operated search engine, is a global leader in commercial search services on the Internet, providing new and more powerful ways for customers to find exactly what they are looking for using its innovative blog search technology.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/22/2011 via Company Press Release

Meltwater Group, will acquire JitterJam Social CRM

synopsis: The Meltwater Group, a leading social media and news monitoring company, announced the acquisition of JitterJam®, a leader in Social CRM software. Together the companies will provide marketing, communications and advertising professionals with the most comprehensive set of tools for customers to transform conversations into lasting relationships.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: JitterJam Social CRM
Founded in 2008 in New Hampshire, JitterGram, Inc. is the developer of the JitterJam application. JitterJam is built specifically for consumer-facing companies in the mid- to small-business market who are looking to generate true ROI from social, mobile and email engagement and marketing.
price ($mm)
$6.00
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closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Talkwalker Inc., acquired discover.ai

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading consumer intelligence company, announced that it has acquired discover.ai, an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is the #1 Consumer Intelligence Acceleration platform for brands to drive business impact. Talkwalker Activate professional services team can augment, accelerate, or fully service brands' insights needs to increase their ROI from the Talkwalker platform. "
target: discover.ai
discover.ai is an agile consumer and cultural insight platform. discover.ai has already helped some of the world's largest brands with 800+ insights projects across 30 countries. discover.ai combines the power of machine learning with human expertise to unearth valuable insights.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Observe.AI, acquired ScopeAI

synopsis: Observe.AI, a provider of a platform for analyzing data generated by call centers, revealed it has acquired ScopeAI, which makes tools that automatically extract insights from customer conversations across chat, email, and social media networks.
buyer: Observe.AI
Observe.AI is a provider of a platform for analyzing data generated by call centers. Observe.AI provides everything needed to analyze interactions, evaluate performance, and coach hard-working teams in one place. "
target: ScopeAI
ScopeAI makes tools that automatically extract insights from customer conversations across chat, email, and social media networks. ScopeAI tracks product feedback from customer conversations using NLP (natural language processing).
price ($mm)
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closed 6/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

DISQO, acquired Verto

synopsis: Audience insights platform DISQO has acquired Verto Analytics, a cross-device measurement company. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Verto's solutions have been used by brands and media companies around the world to understand behaviors and measure consumer journeys.
buyer: DISQO
DISQO is an audience insights platform that powers brand decisions. The DISQO platform is built on the most complete and connected permission-based data, shared directly by consumers. "
target: Verto
Based in Finland, Verto Analytics is a media measurement company. Its behavioral analytics platform helps brands and companies get a holistic view of consumers, including their behavior, along with demographics, lifestyles, attitudes, and interests.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reputation.com, Inc., acquired NUVI

synopsis: Reputation, the global leader in reputation experience management (RXM), announced it has acquired Nuvi, a robust social customer experience (CX) software company based in Lehi, Utah. Nuvi’s award-winning social listening and data visualization capabilities are a strong complement to Reputation’s innovative platform.
buyer: Reputation.com, Inc.
Reputation (formerly Reputation.com), creator of the Reputation Experience Management category, is changing the way companies gather and act on customer feedback to drive decision making and enhance Customer Experience (CX) programs. "
target: NUVI
Nuvi, the leader in enterprise social management software, provides real-time solutions for brands to lead rather than react in social and across the web. Nuvi empowers brands to listen in real-time, plan, publish and analyze in one powerful social marketing and brand management platform.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ATW Tech Inc, will acquire Semeon Analytics

synopsis: ATW Tech Inc., a leader in FinTech, is to acquire Semeon, an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
buyer: ATW Tech Inc (TSXV:ATW:$2.28)
Canada-based ATW Tech is a leader in FinTech and owner of several web platforms, including VoxTel, VuduMobile, Option.vote and Bloomed. ATW Tech provides businesses and consumers with enriched and interactive communication experiences through data-crossing and artificial intelligence algorithms. "
target: Semeon Analytics
Semeon is an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
price ($mm)
$2.97
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dataxet Pte Ltd, acquired Sonar Platform

synopsis: Singapore-based data intelligence company Dataxet is acquiring Indonesian digital media monitoring startup Sonar Platform. Following the acquisition, Dataxet will expand its existing solution offerings by adding Sonar Platform’s analytics, influence, and crisis support products.
buyer: Dataxet Pte Ltd
Dataxet provides sentiment analysis and insights in immediately usable formats to power decisions. Dataxet’s platform and tools parse, enrich, analyze, monitor, and provide insights for all of an organization's data. "
target: Sonar Platform
Based in Jakarta, Solar Platform is a Comprehensive intelligence platform combining social media, digital media, print media and marketplace data sources aimed to delivering mission critical insights and automated insight reports on demand.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/2/2019 via BNC Analysis

Access Intelligence plc, acquired Pulsar Platform

synopsis: Access Intelligence PLC, a leader in corporate communications and reputation management software, has acquired Pulsar from Cello Health PLC, a leading global insight and strategic marketing group. Pulsar is an audience intelligence and social listening platform that uses AI and data visualization to provide data-driven social media insights.
buyer: Access Intelligence plc (AIM:ACC:$26.87)
Access Intelligence is a leader in corporate communications and reputation management software. Their flagship Vuelio offering is a fully integrated communications management platform that combines solutions for public relations, public affairs, stakeholder relations and influencer marketing. "
target parent: Cello Health plc
target: Pulsar Platform
Pulsar is an audience intelligence and social listening platform that’s re-inventing social media monitoring. Pulsar's platform uses AI and data visualization to provide data-driven social media insights. Pulsar enables their clients to fine-tune and optimize their digital strategy.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Datametrex AI Limited, will acquire Semeon Analytics

synopsis: Datametrex AI Limited is pleased to announce that it entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Semeon Analytics Inc., a Montreal based AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
buyer: Datametrex AI Limited (TSXV:EVC:$1.79)
Datametrex AI is a Big Data and Artificial Intelligence(AI) company focused on the collection and sale of data from retail Point of Sale (POS) terminals and providing AI solutions for governments and corporations globally. "
target: Semeon Analytics
Semeon is an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
price ($mm)
$2.26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

West Corporation, acquired Notified

synopsis: West Corporation, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced it has acquired NSO Group AB, d.b.a. Notified, a Swedish-based provider of a complete suite of cloud media monitoring and measurement tools.
buyer parent: Apollo Global Management
buyer: West Corporation (WSTC:$2,285.72)
West Corporation is a global leader in technology-enabled communication services that connect people and businesses around the world, helping its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions. "
target: Notified
Notified was formed to create a radically different social listening platform. Notified was founded based on the belief that businesses need smarter software that helps marketers get better insights from social data to better prove the value of marketing in social media.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Proxima Procurement Ltd., acquired Meronimi Ltd

synopsis: Proxima Group, the leading procurement and US/UK supply chain advisory firm, has acquired IntelligenceHub, a leading provider of real time supplier insights in the UK. IntelligenceHub provides businesses with supplier social media monitoring and reporting to help them discover supplier innovations and protect their business from supplier risk.
buyer: Proxima Procurement Ltd.
Proxima is the leading procurement and US/UK supply chain advisory firm. Proxima helps their clients to optimize their external costs, ensuring that each $, €, or £ spent is productive and enabling business performance. Their procurement specialists help leading businesses to become better. "
target: Meronimi Ltd
IntelligenceHub is a leading provider of real time supplier insights in the UK. IntelligenceHub provides businesses with supplier social media monitoring and reporting focused on suppliers. They help companies to discover supplier innovations and protect their business from supplier risk.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Cyfe, Inc.

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Cyfe, an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense and more. Cyfe will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Cyfe, Inc.
Cyfe is an all-in-one dashboard software that helps monitor and analyze data found across all online services like Google Analytics, Salesforce, AdSense, MailChimp, Amazon, Facebook, WordPress, Zendesk, Twitter and more from one single location in real-time.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Social Report

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Social Report, an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts. Social Report will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Social Report
Social Report is an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts—all in one place.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

VTB Group, acquired Medialogia LLC

synopsis: VTB Group, a global provider of financial services, has acquired a 63% stake in Medialogia from the IBS Group, a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe. Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time.
buyer: VTB Group (LSE:VTBR:$8,371.11)
VTB Group is a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markets. VTB Group operates a large international network, offering a comprehensive range of services in more than 20 countries. "
target parent: IBS Group
target: Medialogia LLC
Medialogia is a Russian company that develops automatic systems for monitoring and analyzing media and social media in real time. Medialogia automatically processes 500,000 media messages and 50,000,000 social media messages per day and allows users to generate reports in just 2 clicks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Crimson Hexagon will be merged with Brandwatch,

synopsis: Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon, two leaders in the social intelligence space, announce the signing of a merger agreement. Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance.
buyer: Brandwatch
Brandwatch is the world's enterprise social intelligence leader, empowering 1,400 of the planet's most admired brands and agencies including Unilever, Walmart and Dell to make insightful, data-driven business decisions. "
target: Crimson Hexagon
Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance, and even detect competitive and market trends.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Brickfish, acquired NUVI

synopsis: Brickfish, an end-to-end social media management company expanded its capabilities adding Nuvi--a real-time research, monitoring, and analytics platform. Nuvi’s social listening platform allows brands to see what consumers are saying about their company across the social web and respond to the most important conversations in real-time.
buyer: Brickfish
Brickfish ® is a leader in social, mobile and digital technology solutions that combine a full-service approach with proprietary technology to drive engagement for Fortune 2000 companies. "
target: NUVI
NUVI™Social Media Marketing Suite, is a real-time research, monitoring, publishing and analytics platform. They make social conversations on the web actionable and insightful using elegant dashboards and unique visualizations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2018 via GlobeNewswire

MARU Group, acquired Lissted Limited

synopsis: Maru Group, the technology-enabled market and customer insights Group, has acquired Lissted, the cutting-edge social listening software. Lissted enables its users to identify key influencers in relevant online communities, gain real-time insights from social media conversations, and engage with targeted clients and customers.
buyer parent: Primary Capital Partners LLP
buyer: MARU Group
Maru Group is a technology-enabled market and customer insights company, whose brands are leading the way in the provision of research, insight and advisory services powered by cutting-edge technology and innovation. "
target: Lissted Limited
Founded in 2015, Lissted is highly-efficient software that enables its users to identify key influencers in relevant online communities, gain real-time insights from social media conversations, and engage with targeted clients and customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Talkwalker Inc.

synopsis: Talkwalker, a leading global listening and analytics company, is pleased to announce that a majority stake in the company has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Talkwalker Inc.
Talkwalker is a listening and analytics company that empowers brands and agencies to optimize the impact of their communication efforts. Talkwalker's state-of-the-art social media analytics platform monitors and analyzes online conversations on social networks, news websites, blogs and forums.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2017 via BusinessWire

Meltwater, acquired Infomart

synopsis: Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. announced that it has completed the sale of its media monitoring division Infomart to Meltwater News Canada Inc. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
price ($mm)
$30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/22/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Infomart

synopsis: Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announces a definitive agreement with Canadian newsmedia company Postmedia Network Inc., to acquire its media monitoring division, Infomart. Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: Infomart
Infomart provides reliable news and social data, accurate analytics and true insights that serve as trusted guides to Canada’s best marketers and communicators. Their integrated media monitoring and analytics platform provides the tools needed to manage and improve campaigns and media strategies.
price ($mm)
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Vespa Inc
Vespa, Inc is a leading game developer based in Seoul, South Korea. They are the creators behind "King’s Raid", a mobile game that’s available on all app stores.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$109.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.02
EBIT ($mm)
$24.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A060240
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc. is an Android game developer that has been active since 2015. The current app portfolio contains 4 games. Longtu Korea is known for its popular mobile MMORPG Sword and Magic.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$53.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.42
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
77
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Ticker: TSE:2432
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA Global, Inc.
DeNA is the global leader in mobile internet entertainment. DeNA develops and operates a broad range of mobile and online services including games, e-commerce and entertainment content distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1,148.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$205.30
EBIT ($mm)
$103.13
Net Income ($mm)
$73.77
Employees
2475
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Ticker: GLUU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone and MAC OS.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$540.52
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.52
EBIT ($mm)
$20.52
Net Income ($mm)
$20.45
Employees
715
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Ticker: SZSE:30005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
ZQGame, Inc. is an online gaming company driven to create compelling entertainment experiences across online, mobile, and tablet platforms for the hardcore gamer.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.47
EBIT ($mm)
$8.19
Net Income ($mm)
$8.17
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:FRZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc. is a leading creator of mobile social games that are fun and engaging for all ages. Players can download and enjoy their games for free, or they can purchase virtual items and additional features within the game to increase the fun factor.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream is a technology company focused on developing apps and digital platforms that disrupt conventional industries. ClickStream's WinQuik is a free-to-play synchronized mobile app and digital gaming platform that allows users to compete in quiz type games to win real money and prizes.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KRAFTON, Inc.
KRAFTON, Inc.
KRAFTON is a South Korean game development company. KRAFTON creates games for PC and mobile devices through it's various game studios. They are best known for PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS, a battle royal shooter. The company also develops and publishes MMORPGs and mobile games.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,392.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$608.01
EBIT ($mm)
$561.36
Net Income ($mm)
$413.27
Employees
1305
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meltwater
Meltwater
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$359.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.11
EBIT ($mm)
($4.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1871
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Ticker: NYSE:SMWB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SimilarWeb
SimilarWeb
As a trusted platform for understanding online behavior, millions of people rely on Similarweb insights to strengthen their knowledge of the digital world. Similarweb empowers anyone to make smarter decisions by understanding why things happen across the digital ecosystem.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$124.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($47.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($49.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
752
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Ticker: NSEI:AFFLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affle
Affle
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$43.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.42
EBIT ($mm)
$9.79
Net Income ($mm)
$8.60
Employees
232
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Ticker: AIM:VNET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group plc
Vianet Group is a leading provider of actionable management information and business insight created through combining data from their smart Internet of Things ('IOT') solutions and external information sources.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$18.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.66
EBIT ($mm)
$3.19
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
159
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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: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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)
$224.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$67.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: GLBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global-e
Global-e
Global-e’s mission is to make global e-commerce “border-agnostic.” Global-e is the world's leading platform to enable and accelerate global, direct-to-consumer cross-border e-commerce.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$216.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($37.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
289
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Ticker: BME:MAKS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
Spain-based Making Science is a digital marketing and technology consulting firm that specializes in e-commerce and digital transformation. The company's product offering includes NILO, a comprehensive cloud-based e-commerce platform, and Shoptize, the only Spanish Comparison Shopping Service.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$70.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.80
EBIT ($mm)
$2.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1.85
Employees
282
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