Like NSFW Corporation

announced 11/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

PandoDaily, will acquire NSFW Corporation

synopsis: PandoDaily, a news site which covers the technology startup ecosystem with a focus on Silicon Valley, is acquiring NSFW Corporation, the humor- and politics-focused publication founded by former TechCrunch columnist Paul Carr.
buyer: PandoDaily
PandoDaily is a news site which covers the technology startup ecosystem. It was founded in 2012 by Sarah Lacy. PandoDaily offers technology news, analysis, and commentary, with a focus on Silicon Valley and startup companies. "
target: NSFW Corporation
Not Safe For Work Corporation (or NSFW Corporation) is the future of journalism (With Jokes). Founded as a weekly, digital-only, news magazine in 2011, NSFWCORP has since expanded into a monthly print edition. They have no mission statement, no political affiliation and no qualms.
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closed 6/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Grist, acquired Pacific Standard

synopsis: Grist, an American non-profit online magazine that has been publishing environmental news and commentary since 1999, announced that it has acquired the digital archives and brand assets of online social and environmental-social justice magazine Pacific Standard.
buyer: Grist
Grist is an American non-profit online magazine that has been publishing environmental news and commentary since 1999. Grist's taglines are "Gloom and doom with a sense of humor" and "A beacon in the smog". Grist is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and has 35 writers and employees. "
target parent: The Social Justice Foundation
target: Pacific Standard
Pacific Standard was an online magazine that reported on issues of social and environmental justice. Founded in 2008, the magazine was published in print and online for ten years until production of the print edition ceased in 2018 and it transitioned to an online-only format, which folded in 2019.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Digitalbox Group, acquired The Daily Mash

synopsis: Entertainment Daily owner Digitalbox has acquired Mashed Productions, the parent company of Daily Mash, is a satirical website which publishes spoof articles. Daily Mash provides parodic coverage of current affairs and other stories and has been described as the U.K.'s leading satirical news website.
buyer: Digitalbox Group (AIM:DBOX:$3.83)
Based in the United Kingdom, Digitalbox is a fast growing marketing technology company. They have developed a range of solutions that enable advertisers and agencies to target, engage and acquire precise audiences at scale. "
target: The Daily Mash
The Daily Mash provides parodic coverage of current affairs and other stories and has been described as the U.K.'s leading satirical news website. The site's humor has been described as cruel, scatological, absurd and irreverent.
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announced 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Torstar Corporation, will acquire iPolitics

synopsis: Torstar Corp., publisher of the Toronto Star, says it has agreed to buy Ottawa-based digital news outlet iPolitics Inc. iPolitics provides its subscribers with daily political news and industry briefs, a quarterly magazine, podcasts and specialized parliamentary monitoring services.
buyer: Torstar Corporation (TSX:TS.B:$337.21)
Torstar Corporation is a Canadian media and publishing company. The company is primarily a publisher of daily and community papers, including its flagship and namesake, the Toronto Star. "
target: iPolitics
iPolitics provides its subscribers with daily political news and industry briefs, a quarterly magazine, podcasts and specialized parliamentary monitoring services. They are based in Ottawa, Canada.
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closed 4/12/2016 via PR Newswire

The E.W. Scripps Company, acquired Cracked Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company has acquired multi-platform satire brand Cracked, which informs and entertains millennial audiences through a high-traffic website, mobile apps, original digital video, social media and a popular podcast. Cracked's editorial team has been known for smart humor that blends comedy and satire with social criticism.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, print and digital media brands. Scripps owns 21 local television stations as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets across the United States. "
target parent: Demand Media, Inc.
target: Cracked Entertainment, Inc.
Based in New York, Cracked Entertainment is the publisher of the well-known CRACKED Magazine, one of America's oldest and most well-known humor magazines. It informs and entertains millennial audiences through a high-traffic website, mobile apps, original digital video and social media.
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announced 11/25/2015 via Market Wire

True Blue Media, LLC, will acquire Blue Nation Review

synopsis: MOKO Social Media Limited announced that its political commentary platform, Blue Nation Review, will be sold to True Blue Media, LLC, a newly-formed company currently wholly owned by David Brock, founder of Media Matters, a U.S. progressive-based research and information center.
buyer: True Blue Media, LLC
True Blue Media, LLC, a newly-formed company currently wholly owned by David Brock, founder of Media Matters, a U.S. progressive-based research and information center. "
target parent: MOKO.mobi Limited
target: Blue Nation Review
Blue Nation Review is a political commentary platform. Blue Nation Review’s goal is to take what makes USA great, her people who come from all walks of life, and mobilize them into a progressive community dedicated to moving the great country into the 21st century.
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closed 3/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Connected Ventures, LLC, acquired SportsPickle.com

synopsis: CollegeHumor Media, a collection of leading online entertainment companies operated by IAC, announced the acquisition of SportsPickle.com, expanding CollegeHumor Media's portfolio of content sites that appeal to the young adult male demographic.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: Connected Ventures, LLC
Connected Ventures, LLC operates online content and retail properties, including leading comedy site CollegeHumor.com. CollegeHumor delivers comedic content, including videos, pictures, articles and jokes to its core audience of college students and recent graduates. "
target: SportsPickle.com
SportsPickle.com is repeatedly hailed as one of the funniest sites on the web. The sports humor and satire site has been named one of the Top 100 Websites by "Shift" magazine.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

WNET.org, acquired NJ Spotlight, LLC

synopsis: NJ Spotlight was acquired by WNET, the largest PBS affiliate in the nation and the parent company of NJTV and Thirteen. NJ Spotlight provides insight and information on issues critical to New Jersey, with the aim of informing and engaging the state’s communities and businesses.
buyer: WNET.org
WNET.ORG is the premier public media provider of the New York City metropolitan area and parent company of public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21. WNET.ORG also hosts digital services such as THIRTEEN HD, KidsTHIRTEEN, WLIW Create, and WLIW World. "
target: NJ Spotlight, LLC
NJ Spotlight provides insight and information on issues critical to New Jersey, with the aim of informing and engaging the state’s communities and businesses. They are nonpartisan, independent, policy-centered and community-minded.
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closed 12/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Boney Corporation, acquired Trinity Beach Plain Dealer

synopsis: Australia's multinational media behemoth, Boney Corporation, has acquired the Trinity Beach Plain Dealer, a satirical news source based in Australia. The Plain Dealer joins a group of publications, including the Sydney Morning Herald, L'Equipe and the Innisfail Sentinel.
buyer: Boney Corporation
Boney Corporation is an Australian company that offers publication services. It owns publications including including the Sydney Morning Herald, L'Equipe and the Innisfail Sentinel. "
target: Trinity Beach Plain Dealer
Trinity Beach Plain Dealer is a satirical news source based in Australia.
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closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Raw Story, acquired AlterNet Media

synopsis: AlterNet.org, a pioneer and leader in progressive online journalism, has been acquired by the partners of RawStory.com. AlterNet has been a top content provider in the progressive and independent media world since 1997,
buyer: Raw Story
Raw Story is an investigative news nexus that highlights underreported news and rejects the traditional media narratives of power and influence. Raw Story has grown from a pure play political news site to a collaborative, investigative powerhouse that reaches more than 1.6 million readers per month."
target: AlterNet Media
AlterNet.org is a pioneer and leader in progressive online journalism. AlterNet has been a top content provider in the progressive and independent media world since 1997, with consistently increasing audiences currently averaging 7 million unique visitors per month.
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closed 9/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Allison Ross, acquired YellowHammer News

synopsis: Allison Ross is the new owner and publisher of Yellowhammer News, Alabama's go-to source of news and opinion on politics, faith and culture.
buyer: Allison Ross
Allison Ross is a successful consulting, real estate, and public relations entrepreneur. Ross earned a degree in broadcast news and political science from the University of Alabama and has been an advisor to Yellowhammer Multimedia for a number of years. "
target: YellowHammer News
Yellowhammer News is Alabama's go-to source of news and opinion on politics, faith and culture.
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closed 9/24/2015 via BNC Analysis

Contexte SAS, acquired Europolitics

synopsis: The French political news website Contexte announced it had bought the defunct EU affairs newspaper and website Europolitics. Europolitics is the leading independent source of European news. Europolitics is a daily publication, a web service and a quarterly magazine.
buyer: Contexte SAS
Contexte SAS is a French political news website. Contexte SAS is located in Paris, France and was created by Jean-Christophe Boulanger, Clementine and Chloe Forissier Half. "
target: Europolitics
Europolitics is the leading independent source of European news. Europolitics is a daily publication, a web service and a quarterly magazine.
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closed 5/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Al-Monitor, LLC, acquired RealClearPolitics.com

synopsis: Crest Media, owner of leading Middle East news outlet Al-Monitor, and Real Clear Investors, current co-owner of RealClearPolitics, have purchased the remaining equity stake in RealClearPolitics from Forbes Media LLC. Al-Monitor and RealClearPolitics together plan to cross-promote and enhance delivery of news and information to their readers.
buyer: Al-Monitor, LLC
Al-Monitor, launched February 13, 2012, features unmatched reporting and analysis by prominent journalists and experts from the Middle East, including through its Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Turkey Pulses. "
target parent: Forbes, Inc.
target: RealClearPolitics.com
RealClearPolitics.com has become one of America’s premier independent political web sites. Updated every morning and throughout the day, RCP culls and publishes the best commentary, news, polling data, and links to important resources from all points of the political compass.
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closed 10/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Capital of Texas Media Foundation, acquired In Fact News, Inc.

synopsis: In Fact Daily announced that it had been acquired by Capital of Texas Media Foundation. In Fact News, Inc. publishes a daily electronic newswire that provides news and information about Austin city’s hall and local politics. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Austin, Texas.
buyer: Capital of Texas Media Foundation
Capital of Texas Media Foundation is a nonprofit organization that owns media companies. "
target parent: The Statesman Co.
target: In Fact News, Inc.
In Fact News, Inc. publishes a daily electronic newswire that provides news and information about Austin city’s hall and local politics. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Austin, Texas.
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closed 3/29/2010 via Company Press Release

The Statesman Co., acquired In Fact News, Inc.

synopsis: The Statesman Co. has purchased In Fact Daily, Austin’s daily electronic newswire that covers City Hall and local politics. In Fact News, Inc. publishes a daily electronic newswire that provides news and information about Austin city’s hall and local politics.
buyer: The Statesman Co.
The Austin American-Statesman is part of The Statesman Co., a multimedia company that includes print, digital, delivery, commercial printing and packaging. In print and online, Statesman brands are Central Texas’ top news, entertainment, shopping and information sources. "
target: In Fact News, Inc.
In Fact News, Inc. publishes a daily electronic newswire that provides news and information about Austin city’s hall and local politics. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Austin, Texas.
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closed 11/7/2007 via BusinessWire

Forbes, Inc., acquired RealClearPolitics.com

synopsis: Forbes Media, corporate parent of Forbes.com has acquired a 51% stake in RealClearPolitics.com, a premier political Web site. The founders will remain owners and management.
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes Media encompasses Forbes and Forbes.com, the #1 business site on the Web that reaches more than 18 million people monthly. The company publishes Forbes and Forbes Asia, which together reach a worldwide audience of more than 5.5 million readers. "
target: RealClearPolitics.com
RealClearPolitics.com has become one of America’s premier independent political web sites. Updated every morning and throughout the day, RCP culls and publishes the best commentary, news, polling data, and links to important resources from all points of the political compass.
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closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Raw Story, acquired The New Civil Rights Movement

synopsis: Raw Story's partners have purchased The New Civil Rights Movement, a prominent site focused on politics and civil liberties. The New Civil Rights Movement is an award-winning progressive politics and LGBT news site.
buyer: Raw Story
Raw Story is an investigative news nexus that highlights underreported news and rejects the traditional media narratives of power and influence. Raw Story has grown from a pure play political news site to a collaborative, investigative powerhouse that reaches more than 1.6 million readers per month."
target: The New Civil Rights Movement
The New Civil Rights Movement is an award-winning progressive politics and LGBT news site. The New Civil Rights Movement is a 2014 winner of a GLAAD Media Award.
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Vulture, acquired Splitsider

synopsis: New York Media, publisher of influential brands including New York Magazine, Vulture, and the Cut, announced that it has acquired Splitsider, the website about comedy and its creators, from the Awl Network. The addition of Splitsider will accelerate a major comedy push at Vulture.
buyer parent: New York Media Holdings, LLC
buyer: Vulture
Vulture, the culture and entertainment site from New York magazine, offers passionate fans smart, comprehensive coverage of movies, TV, music and much more. "
target parent: Awl Network
target: Splitsider
Splitsider is a website about comedy and the people who create it. It covers movies, TV shows, web videos, books and any other format that exists to make people laugh. Splitsider was founded by Adam Frucci and is run by Editor Megh Wright.
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closed 8/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Big Smoke, acquired Friday Mash

synopsis: Political satire site Friday Mash has been acquired by Australian opinion forum The Big Smoke. Friday Mash pens political cartoons and humorous articles lampooning local and international public figures.
buyer: The Big Smoke
The Big Smoke is a website featuring opinion pieces from all walks of life including household names and maverick writers. Their aim is to provide a single platform that acts as a stage for the voicing of varied, topical and interesting opinions. "
target: Friday Mash
Friday Mash is a political satire site targeted to Australian audiences and has grown to see strong support in the UK and US. It pens political cartoons and humorous articles lampooning local and international public figures.
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closed 3/9/2016 via Company Press Release

AFK Media Group LLC, acquired Reboot Illinois, LLC

synopsis: AFK Media Group, a Chicago-based investor group, announced it has completed the acquisition of Reboot Illinois from Reboot Media Group, LLC. Founded in 2012, Reboot Illinois, a political journalism website based in Chicago and Springfield, covers the ideas, people and politics behind government in Illinois.
buyer: AFK Media Group LLC
AFK Media is a Chicago-based investor group that invests in digital technology platforms in Chicago and nationally. The principals have significant experience using technology to successfully grow audiences and revenue in digital media companies. "
target: Reboot Illinois, LLC
Founded in 2012, Reboot Illinois, a political journalism website based in Chicago and Springfield, covers the ideas, people and politics behind government in Illinois. In just three years, Reboot Illinois has become Illinois’ top digital hub for political news, infographics and opinions.
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announced 11/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

PandoDaily, will acquire NSFW Corporation

synopsis: PandoDaily, a news site which covers the technology startup ecosystem with a focus on Silicon Valley, is acquiring NSFW Corporation, the humor- and politics-focused publication founded by former TechCrunch columnist Paul Carr.
buyer: PandoDaily
PandoDaily is a news site which covers the technology startup ecosystem. It was founded in 2012 by Sarah Lacy. PandoDaily offers technology news, analysis, and commentary, with a focus on Silicon Valley and startup companies. "
target: NSFW Corporation
Not Safe For Work Corporation (or NSFW Corporation) is the future of journalism (With Jokes). Founded as a weekly, digital-only, news magazine in 2011, NSFWCORP has since expanded into a monthly print edition. They have no mission statement, no political affiliation and no qualms.
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announced 11/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

PandoDaily, will acquire NSFW Corporation

synopsis: PandoDaily, a news site which covers the technology startup ecosystem with a focus on Silicon Valley, is acquiring NSFW Corporation, the humor- and politics-focused publication founded by former TechCrunch columnist Paul Carr.
buyer: PandoDaily
PandoDaily is a news site which covers the technology startup ecosystem. It was founded in 2012 by Sarah Lacy. PandoDaily offers technology news, analysis, and commentary, with a focus on Silicon Valley and startup companies. "
target: NSFW Corporation
Not Safe For Work Corporation (or NSFW Corporation) is the future of journalism (With Jokes). Founded as a weekly, digital-only, news magazine in 2011, NSFWCORP has since expanded into a monthly print edition. They have no mission statement, no political affiliation and no qualms.
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closed 6/2/2019 via Company Press Release

SureSwift Capital, Inc., acquired TechdotMN, LLC

synopsis: Technology holding company SureSwift Capital Inc. has acquired 100% of TECHdotMN, LLC, a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
buyer: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
SureSwift Capital is a holding company that actively invests in, and holds on to emerging media and Software as a Service (SaaS) properties with the intent to provide exceptional value to existing and future clients. SureSwift creates optimal outcomes for founders of bootstrapped SaaS businesses. "
target: TechdotMN, LLC
TECHdotMN is a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on the startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of Minnesota technology news, local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
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closed 3/11/2015 via Company Press Release

BEATS Brasil, acquired Startupi

synopsis: BEATS Brasil, an event company that organizes events in Brazil, has acquired Startupi, a provider of news and information on startup companies in Brazil. It is the first information service that specializes in Information, Communications & Technology and web startups, as well as the related markets of incubators and venture capital.
buyer: BEATS Brasil
BEATS Brasil is an event company that offers conferences, seminars, workshops, training, sales conventions, and much more. "
target: Startupi
Starupi is a provider of news and information on startup companies in Brazil. It is the first information service that specializes in Information, Communications & Technology and web startups, as well as the related markets of incubators and venture capital.
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closed 1/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Nashville Post Co., Inc., acquired Southern/Alpha LLC

synopsis: The Nashville Post has acquired regional online business publication Southern/alpha, a media property focused on covering technology ventures, and the entrepreneurs and investors behind those ventures, in the Southern United States.
buyer parent: SouthComm Communications, Inc.
buyer: Nashville Post Co., Inc.
Nashville Post exists to provide breaking news and insight that decision-makers in the Nashville area can bank on. Through their online and print products, they strive to provide timely, accurate and relevant news to their subscribers. "
target: Southern/Alpha LLC
SouthernAlpha is a media property focused on covering technology ventures, and the entrepreneurs and investors behind those ventures, in the Southern United States.
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closed 7/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Mobile Syrup, acquired BetaKit, Inc.

synopsis: Mobile news site Mobile Syrup acquired BetaKit, Inc. BetaKit is a publication dedicated to providing original, real-time reporting and analysis of emerging technology news and global innovation. Each quarterly BetaKit Insights report provides an overview of the evolving ecosystem, outlining key technologies, trends, applications, and players.
buyer: Mobile Syrup
MobileSyrup.com is an independent resource on mobile technology in Canada – connecting to those who are mobile enthusiasts, professionals and shoppers. All content is Canadian – and written by Canadians. They provide daily market and industry news & reviews. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: BetaKit, Inc.
BetaKit is a publication dedicated to providing original, real-time reporting and analysis of emerging technology news and global innovation. Each quarterly BetaKit Insights report provides an overview of the evolving ecosystem, outlining key technologies, trends, applications, and players.
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closed 4/13/2010 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired BeyeNETWORK

synopsis: Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announces the acquisition of global BeyeNETWORK which includes websites BeyeNETWORK.com™, BeyeBLOGS.com™, BeyeRESEARCH.com™ and the related international-language sites. BeyeNETWORK is a group of online technology sites that provide news and expert information.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$138.35)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: BeyeNETWORK
BeyeNETWORK is an online network of sites that provide free resources for business intelligence professionals. The Network offers media in a variety of formats, leading the industry with news, articles from industry experts, newsletters, executive spotlights, podcasts and blogs.
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closed 2/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Questex Media Group Inc, acquired JAZD Markets, Inc.

synopsis: Questex, a leading global business information company, announced that it has acquired the technology and substantially all the business assets of Jazd Markets, the global sourcing and lead-generation company.
buyer parent: Credit Suisse Group AG
buyer: Questex Media Group Inc
Questex Media Group LLC is a leading global business media company. The company serves the beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, beverage, bar, nightclub, leisure, consumer electronics and entertainment markets as well as the technology, finance, life sciences and health care sectors. "
target: JAZD Markets, Inc.
Founded in 2008, JAZD Markets is a comprehensive MaaS platform company built by online marketers and B2B publishers to deliver the highest tangible return from online marketing investment available today.
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closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

DoubleClick Inc., acquired Klipmart Corp.

synopsis: DoubleClick Inc., the premier provider of digital advertising technology and services, announced that it has acquired Klipmart, the nation's largest provider of online video advertising and management solutions for web publishers, agencies, and marketers.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: DoubleClick Inc.
DoubleClick provides technology and services that empower marketers, agencies and web publishers to work together successfully and profit from their digital marketing investments. Our focus on innovation, reliability and insight enables clients to improve productivity and results. "
target: Klipmart Corp.
Klipmart is the largest U.S. provider of online video services to create, deliver, and manage online video advertising campaigns. Online marketers can deliver video messages that reach over 98% of Internet users because Klipmart’s video ads are accepted by leading publishers and networks.
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closed 8/26/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Rhombus Inc.

synopsis: Kargo, the leader in mobile advertising, announced that the company has acquired Rhombus, an ad platform built around embedded social content on publishers’ sites. Now called Social Canvas, the technology will be fully integrated into the Kargo platform, where advertisers and publishers can trade on the unique ad placement.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo provides brands, agencies and advertisers with a transparent, brand-safe mobile environment that eclipses the scale of Facebook and Google. "
target: Rhombus Inc.
Rhombus is an ad platform built around embedded social content on publishers’ sites. Their vision is to make digital advertising contextual, unobtrusive, and sustainable for brands, publishers, and consumers.
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closed 2/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Yellow Book USA, acquired Click Forward Marketing LLC

synopsis: Yellow Book USA announced today that it has acquired the search engine marketing company Click Forward Marketing LLC. This acquisition brings together the technological skills of Click Forward with the nationwide sales force of Yellow Book and will allow Yellow Book to deliver low cost leads to advertisers.
buyer parent: Yell Group Ltd.
buyer: Yellow Book USA (:$0.00)
Yellowbook is a national leader in local search and advertiser content, managing a comprehensive online and print product portfolio that provides users easy access to local business information and advertisers a single source for cost effective media programs. "
target: Click Forward Marketing LLC
Click Forward is a leader in providing enterprise level outsourcing of Internet advertising for directory publishers worldwide. Our proprietary software allows us to efficiently generate search engine listings and manage bids for thousands of local advertisers simultaneously.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BtoBonline.com

ePublishing, Inc., acquired Next-Tech Markets

synopsis: ePublishing Inc. has acquired Next-Tech Markets, parent of the B2B Audience Network. The B2B Audience Network aggregates audiences from more than 300 niche online publications and enables publishing partners, such as Cygnus Business Media and UBM, to expand their reach to audiences similar to their own.
buyer: ePublishing, Inc.
ePublishing drives maximum profit for publishers and media companies with tools and services that empower clients to create a wide range of business models; leverage new and diversified income streams; and automatically generate deep reader engagement with Contextual Content, Community and Commerce."
target: Next-Tech Markets
Next-Tech Markets launched the B2B Audience Network in 2011, an advertising sales hub serving the interests of a growing group of independent, B2B publishers, website owners and content creators.
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closed 9/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Skift, acquired EventMB

synopsis: Skift, the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, has acquired EventMB, the first blog for event professionals. EventMB is the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry. EventMB offers daily articles that are read by thousands of event professionals from around the globe.
buyer: Skift
Skift is the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel, providing news, information, data and services to all sectors of the world’s largest industry. Skift identifies and synthesizes existing and emerging trends in its daily coverage of the global travel industry. "
target: EventMB
EventMB is the first blog for event professionals. EventMB is the go-to online resource for Trends, Technology, Innovation and Education for the event industry. EventMB offers daily articles that are read by thousands of event professionals from around the globe.
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closed 5/12/2006 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired Planet Discover

synopsis: Gannett today acquired Planet Discover, a provider of local, integrated online search and advertising technology. Planet Discover provides the platform that powers local search on a number of leading Web sites. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,405.67)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites. "
target: Planet Discover
Planet Discover's integrated local search solutions provide publishers with the versatility, flexibility, and scalability needed to deliver robust local search results from multiple content sources.
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announced 2/15/2006 via BusinessWire

TownNews.com, will purchase ZWire, AdQuest and a national advertising network from PowerOne Media

synopsis: TownNews.com and PowerOne Media jointly announced today that TownNews.com is purchasing ZWire, AdQuest and a national advertising network from PowerOne Media.
buyer parent: Lee Enterprises, Inc.
buyer: TownNews.com
TownNews.com helps more than 850 newspapers - dailies and weeklies - in 48 states publish interactive editions on the World Wide Web of the Internet. "
seller: PowerOne Media
PowerOne Media is based in East Greenbush, NY. It will continue with its online automobile vertical solution, Car Cast, and with its online employment solution, Career Site. Lee Enterprises is one of PowerOne Media's owners.
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Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation
Bright Mountain Acquisition Corporation is dedicated to providing “those that keep us safe” places to go online where they can do everything from stay current on news and events affecting them to look for jobs, share information, communicate with the public and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$7.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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