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closed 5/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Bubbli

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. The acquisition builds on Dropbox’s existing assets in the photo space — specifically acquisitions like Snapjoy (which was eventually shut down) and Loom.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Bubbli
Bubbli is an iOS app that allows users to snap spherical panorama images . It also enables users to record photo spheres with sound. Bubbli is free and supports all iOS devices that run iOS 7.0 or newer.
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closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

DxO Labs SAS, acquired Nik Collection

synopsis: DxO has announced that it has acquired Nik Collection from Google and will continue development “for the benefit of the photographer community.” The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
buyer: DxO Labs SAS
For well over a decade, DxO has been developing some of the world’s most advanced image processing technologies. DxO designs and manufactures the DxO ONE, a connected, miniaturized, and pro-quality camera for iPhone and iPad. "
target parent: Google
target: Nik Collection
The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Giphy, Inc., acquired imoji

synopsis: GIF-finding platform Giphy has acquired imoji, a startup that has developed a popular platform for creators to build and distribute custom-made stickers and emoji to the messaging masses.
buyer: Giphy, Inc.
The vision for Giphy isn’t really just about finding GIFs. It’s a search engine with a community, a platform with a host of features targeted at gif artists, brands, publishers, enthusiasts, bloggers, and anyone generally looking to discover or create that next big meme. "
target: imoji
imoji is an app that turns selfies and other pictures into stickers for texting. Users can also search the app for trending “imojis.” imoji is currently available on iOS.
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announced 7/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Knowledge Machine International, Inc., will acquire everyStory, Inc.

synopsis: Knowledge Machine International, Inc. ("KMI") entered into an Acquisition and Share Exchange Agreementwith EveryStory, Inc. As a result of the closing of the Acquisition Agreement, EveryStory would become a wholly owned subsidiary of KMI. EveryStory is a cloud-based story-sharing platform that allows users to share personal stories in one place.
buyer: Knowledge Machine International, Inc. (OTCPK:KNMX:$0.00)
Knowledge Machine International, Inc., formerly Songbird Development Inc., is a technology company. The Company is focused on targeting new technologies, acquiring licensing rights to those technologies, and marketing its technologies. The Company's subsidiary is Knowledge Machine, Inc. "
target: everyStory, Inc.
everyStory, Inc, based in San Diego, CA. is an interactive cloud based social media platform, combining photo and audio sharing technologies designed to consolidate and archive your family’s precious memories for generations to come.
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announced 1/20/2016 via Reuters

Metaps Inc., will acquire AppStair

synopsis: Metaps, a company that provides business tools based on big data and artificial intelligence, is to fully acquire AppStair, a company that offers Film Story, a video editor that links photos and videos to create movies; and Sweet Movies, an application that enables users to add music to photos and create movies.
buyer: Metaps Inc. (TSE:6172:$162.34)
Metaps Inc. provides business tools based on big data and artificial intelligence. The company operates metaps, a Software Development Kit (SDK) that analyzes and provides essential data for marketing, promotions, and monetization; and SPIKE, an ecommerce transaction service. "
target: AppStair
AppStair Inc. develops mobile applications. It offers Film Story, a video editor that links photos and videos to create movies; and Sweet Movies, an application that enables users to add music to photos and create movies.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Appuous, Inc., purchased Analog and Analog Camera from Realmac Software, Ltd.

synopsis: Appuous Inc., a software development company founded by Wake Forest University student, Austin Evers, announced that it has acquired both Analog and Analog Camera from popular UK-based Realmac Software, Ltd. Analog and Analog Camera, built for Mac and iOS, respectively, make it easy for anyone to apply stunning filters and borders to photos.
buyer: Appuous, Inc.
Appuous Inc. is a software development company. Since 2009, Appuous has aimed to create apps for iOS and Mac that are beautiful in their simplicity and innovation. Appuous products focus on making a positive impact on people’s daily lives. "
seller: Realmac Software, Ltd.
Analog and Analog Camera, built for Mac and iOS, respectively, make it easy for anyone to apply stunning filters and borders to photos. The applications allow one to easily share their edited pictures with friends, family, and others through Flickr, Facebook, Tumblr, and more.
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closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired GhostBird Software

synopsis: Yahoo acquired GhostBird Software, the creators of advanced iOS photography apps, KitCam and PhotoForge2. GhostBird Software is an independent software studio based in Toronto, Canada, specializing in photography apps and games for iOS.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: GhostBird Software
GhostBird Software is an independent software studio based in Toronto, Canada specializing in photography apps and games for iOS. They are the creators of two advanced iOS photography apps, KitCam and PhotoForge2.
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closed 11/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

500px, acquired Pulpfingers

synopsis: 500px, the photo-sharing site, announced that it has acquired the two-man French startup Pulpfingers, developer of iOS apps in the photography space, including an app for viewing 500px photos on the iPhone, ISO500.
buyer: 500px
500px is a photo community powered by creative people worldwide that lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs. "
target: Pulpfingers
Pulpfingers is a team of developer and designers devoted to create apps for the iPhone, iPad, Mac & iPod Touch. They are based in Strasbourg, France. Pulpfingers' Photopular is the first iPhone App thats supports Flickr Stats on the iPhone/iPod Touch.
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closed 10/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc, acquired Viewdle, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility has acquired image and gesture recognition firm Viewdle. Viewdle sits between the camera and the consumer—introducing new user experiences in mobile interaction, augmented reality, photo management, gaming, social networking, and marketing.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc
Motorola Mobility, Inc. fuses innovative technology with human insights. Its portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. "
target: Viewdle, Inc.
Based in Silicon Valley, Viewdle is the only independent, mobile-focused computer vision company. Viewdle sits between the camera and the consumer—introducing new user experiences in mobile interaction, augmented reality, photo management, gaming, social networking, and marketing.
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$45
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closed 10/3/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Ancestry.com, acquired 1000Memories, Inc.

synopsis: Ancestry.com Inc., the world's largest online family history resource, announced it has acquired 1000memories Inc., the San Francisco-based startup that has been focused on helping people digitize and share the estimated 1.7 trillion paper photos stored in their albums, attics, and shoeboxes.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com Inc. is the world's largest online family history resource, with more than 2 million paying subscribers. Over 10 billion records have been added to the site in the past 15 years. Ancestry users have created more than 39 million family trees containing approximately 4 billion profiles. "
target: 1000Memories, Inc.
Founded in 2010 in San Francisco, 1000memories makes it easy to digitize and share photos and stories from the past. 1000memories also operates the ShoeBox Mobile App, which allows users to turn their mobile phones into a photo scanner and share their images online and on-the-go.
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closed 9/20/2012 via BNC Analysis

SingTel, acquired Pixable

synopsis: SingTel, Asia’s leading communications group, announced that it has acquired 100% of New York City-based Pixable for USD26.5M. The company is known for its smartphone app that prioritises photos on social networks for consumers.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: SingTel (SGX:Z74:$12,547.59)
SingTel is Asia’s leading communications group providing a portfolio of services including voice and data solutions over fixed, wireless and Internet platforms as well as infocomm technology and pay TV. "
target: Pixable
Pixable provides social web users with a personalised photo experience, using next generation predictive analytics and artificial intelligence to analyse users’ interactions and consumption habits to prioritise photos from close friends and family.
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closed 9/17/2012 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired Penguin Digital

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., a leading Internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, announced that it has acquired Penguin Digital, Inc., a mobile application developer that provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com, Treat.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that allow consumers to preserve photos. "
target: Penguin Digital
Penguin Mobile technology provides consumers with a fun and easy way to create, share and purchase photo merchandise directly from their mobile devices.
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closed 9/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Instagram

synopsis: Facebook has closed its purchase of Instagram, the wildly popular photo-sharing app. The deal was originally valued at $1 billion, but with Facebook trading at $18.06 on Aug. 31 when the deal closed, it is worth about $715.3 million, $300 million of it in cash and the rest in stock.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$55,838.00)
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: Instagram
Instagram is a free photo sharing application that allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter, then share it on a variety of social networking services including Instagram's own. Instagram is compatible with the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch and any Android camera phone.
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$715
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closed 3/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired Hipster, Inc.

synopsis: AOL has announced that it has acquired iOS and Android photo-sharing app Hipster. Hipster's applications and website allow more than 100,000 users to create postcards from photos taken on iPhone and Android devices.
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Hipster, Inc.
Hipster, Inc. is an iOS and android photo-sharing app. Its applications and website allow more than 100,000 users to create postcards from photos taken on iPhone and Android devices.
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closed 12/14/2011 via Company Press Release

RadiumOne, Inc., acquired Focal Labs

synopsis: RadiumOne, the first online ad network to leverage social data on the Web, announced the acquisition of Focal Labs, a technology platform and developer of the photo sharing and geo location apps Clixtr and PicBounce.
buyer: RadiumOne, Inc.
RadiumOne is the first online ad network to leverage social data on the Web. Through its unique ShareGraphTM process, RadiumOne enables brands to identify users who are most likely to interact with their ads. "
target: Focal Labs
Focal Labs is a mobile photo apps company based in San Francisco. Focal Labs has been focused on turning your smartphone into a smartcamera since the launch of the Apple App Store. Its innovative products include Clixtr and PicBounce which are available in the App Store.
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closed 4/30/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired MyPublisher, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services, announced that it has acquired MyPublisher, one of the pioneers in the photo book industry and creator of easy-to-use photo book-making software.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Shutterfly, Inc. is the leading manufacturer and digital retailer of high-quality personalized products and services. The Shutterfly, Inc. brands include Shutterfly; Tiny Prints, premium cards & stationery; Wedding Paper Divas, wedding invitations & stationery; & Treat, personalized greeting cards. "
target: MyPublisher, Inc.
MyPublisher has established itself as one of the leaders in custom photo-book software, bookstore quality printing and superior customer service. MyPublisher has sold and shipped more than 5 million photo books since 2002.
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closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Shutterfly, Inc., acquired ThisLife.com, Inc.

synopsis: Shutterfly, Inc., the market leader in digital personalized photo products and services, announced that it has acquired ThisLife, a cloud-based solution offering intuitive photo and video organization, storing and sharing.
buyer: Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY:$2,086.78)
Founded in 1999, Shutterfly, Inc. is an Internet-based social expression and personal publishing company and operates Shutterfly.com, Tiny Prints.com, Treat.com and Weddingpaperdivas.com. Shutterfly provides high quality products and world class services that allow consumers to preserve photos. "
target: ThisLife.com, Inc.
ThisLife is a complete cloud solution for protecting, organizing and sharing photos and videos. ThisLife combines the convenience and safety of the cloud with a beautiful interface and intuitive, one-of-a-kind features to make organizing and sharing life’s moments fun.
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closed 6/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Face.com

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Face.com. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup offers application programming interfaces (API) for third-party developers to incorporate Face.com's facial-recognition software into their applications. The company has released two Facebook applications: Photo Finder and Photo Tagger.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$55,838.00)
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: Face.com
Face.com is a technology company operating the leading face recognition platform. Its platform is built to support web and mobile services, directly off the cloud. Through its apps and API services, Face.com scans billions of photos monthly and has helped tag hundreds of millions of faces.
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closed 4/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Sonic Solution, acquired Simple Star, Inc.

synopsis: Sonic Solutions, the leader in digital media software, announced it has acquired the assets of Simple Star, Inc., a privately held software products and online service provider based in San Francisco, California.
buyer: Sonic Solution (SNIC:$0.00)
Sonic is the world's leading supplier of authoring systems for digital media – DVD and CD – production. Beginning in 1986, Sonic set the standard for quality, productivity and creativity for digital audio workstations and CD premastering. "
target: Simple Star, Inc.
Simple Star develops software products and services that help consumers share their memories in entertaining ways through PhotoShow, the most complete and easy-to-use photo platform available. Millions of new users are creating, sharing and viewing PhotoShows every month.
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announced 3/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Hewlett-Packard Company, will acquire Tabblo Inc.

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tabblo Inc., a privately-held developer of web-based software located in Cambridge, Mass. HP plans to leverage Tabblo’s technologies to make printing from the web easier and more convenient than it is today.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,472.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Tabblo Inc.
Tabblo Inc. is the creator of Tabblo.com, the best way to capture special moments and turn them into works of art. Tabblo's flexible templates give everyone the power to turn their photos into professional-looking creations both online and in print, without downloading or purchasing any software.
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closed 5/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Bubbli

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. The acquisition builds on Dropbox’s existing assets in the photo space — specifically acquisitions like Snapjoy (which was eventually shut down) and Loom.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Bubbli
Bubbli is an iOS app that allows users to snap spherical panorama images . It also enables users to record photo spheres with sound. Bubbli is free and supports all iOS devices that run iOS 7.0 or newer.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Dropbox, Inc., acquired HelloSign

synopsis: Dropbox, Inc., a leading global collaboration platform, has completed the acquisition of HelloSign, an eSignature and document workflow platform with more than 80,000 customers.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: HelloSign
HelloSign simplifies work for millions of people. Over 80,000 customers world-wide trust the HelloSign platform – which includes eSignature, document workflow and online fax solutions with HelloSign, HelloWorks and HelloFax – to automate and manage their most important business transactions.
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closed 11/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Verst

synopsis: The team behind Verst is joining Dropbox, in an acquisition that marks the end of the Verst publishing platform. Verst is the all-in-one platform to publish content, discover key insights, and optimize for engagement.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Verst
Verst is the all-in-one platform to publish content, discover key insights, and optimize for engagement.
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closed 7/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Clementine

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Clementine, an enterprise communication service. Clementine focuses on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number. It’s an important area for the workplace, given that more and more people are connecting their work software to personal devices.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Clementine
Clementine is an enterprise communication service focused on internal communication, such as conference calls and chat services that aren’t connected to a personal phone number.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Umano

synopsis: Dropbox, a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software, has acquired Umano, a startup that provides voice actors who can read content for recordings that can be added to websites and applications.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Umano
Umano is a mobile app that revolutionizes how people engage with news and journalism around the world. Everyday they discover the best articles, voice them by professional readers and curate them into an intuitive mobile platform.
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closed 1/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Pixelapse

synopsis: Pixelapse, a startup based in Palo Alto, CA, has been acquired by cloud storage company Dropbox. Pixelapse is the best place to share designs and work together. They build tools to improve the design process and make collaboration easier.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Pixelapse
Pixelapse is the best place to share designs and work together. They build tools to improve the design process and make collaboration easier. Pixelapse simplifies version control and makes it accessible for designers to share and discuss their work with their friends, colleagues and the world.
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closed 1/21/2015 via Reuters

Dropbox, Inc., acquired CloudOn

synopsis: Online document-sharing company Dropbox has acquired U.S.-Israeli CloudOn, a developer of tools to simplify creating and editing documents on mobile devices. CloudOn will become Dropbox's first Israeli office and will focus on research and development.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: CloudOn
CloudOn is a developer of tools to simplify creating and editing documents on mobile devices. CloudOn's 9 million users, the driving force behind CloudOn, have created, edited or share over 90 million documents making it a top 10 productivity app in 120 countries.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Predictive Edge

synopsis: Dropbox has announced their acquisition of Predictive Edge, a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. Predictive Edge’s cloud-based solution empowers marketers with the ability to easily manage banners, images, and text using an intuitive point-and-click interface.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Predictive Edge
Predictive Edge is a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. It was designed for marketers to make content customization dead simple.
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closed 6/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Parastructure

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Parastructure, a startup that builds data-analysis software on top of open source infrastructure. Parastructure, based in San Francisco, has been around since 2012 with the co-founders both alums of Stanford.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Parastructure
Parastructure builds beautiful data analysis software powered by cutting-edge open source infrastructure. Parastructure is venture funded and backed by several notable angel investors.
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closed 6/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired MobileSpan, Inc.

synopsis: Dropbox has just acquired MobileSpan, a startup founded by two ex-Google Chrome engineers to help enterprise employees access corporate firewalled content securely. Enterprises use MobileSpan to give their employees secure, seamless access to enterprise applications and documents from mobile devices.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: MobileSpan, Inc.
MobileSpan's drop-in solution creates a real-time window from a company’s business systems to their employees and partners. Enterprises use MobileSpan to give their employees secure, seamless access to enterprise applications and documents from mobile devices.
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closed 6/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Droptalk

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Droptalk, which has developed a tool that allows people to share links privately with friends via a Chrome extension. The tool also integrated with a user's cloud storage, so they could see in real time, what updates were being in a shared folder.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Droptalk
Droptalk is the developer of a tool that allows users to share links privately with friends via a Google Chrome extension, iOS and Android applications. The tool also integrated with a user's cloud storage, so they could see in real time, what updates were being in a shared folder.
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closed 5/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Bubbli

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. The acquisition builds on Dropbox’s existing assets in the photo space — specifically acquisitions like Snapjoy (which was eventually shut down) and Loom.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Bubbli
Bubbli is an iOS app that allows users to snap spherical panorama images . It also enables users to record photo spheres with sound. Bubbli is free and supports all iOS devices that run iOS 7.0 or newer.
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closed 4/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Loom, Inc.

synopsis: Loom has announced that they have been acquired by Dropbox. Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Loom, Inc.
Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
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closed 3/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Readmill Network Limited

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired the iOS and Android ebook reading app Readmill, and the app will be shut down. Readmill was a Berlin-based startup that had become popular for the clean, streamlined ebook reading service it provided.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Readmill Network Limited
Readmill is an ebook reader for iOS and Android that let users read and share books. Readmill is popular for the clean, streamlined ebook reading service it provided; its support for Adobe DRM meant readers could buy ebooks from platforms like Kobo and Nook and then read them on Readmill’s apps.
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closed 3/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Zulip

synopsis: Dropbox, a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software, has quietly acquired Zulip, the makers of a workplace chat solution for desktop and mobile, which had yet to publicly launch.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Zulip
Zulip is a workplace chat solution for desktop and mobile. It had already developed a suite of applications for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Android, which allowed users to share both public and private messages with their co-workers.
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closed 7/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Endorse

synopsis: Mobile coupon startup Endorse has been acquired by Dropbox. Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Endorse
Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
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closed 3/15/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Mailbox

synopsis: Dropbox, a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software, has acquired Mailbox, the popular email app for iOS devices. Under the deal, the 13 employees of Mailbox owner Orchestra Inc.–including alums of Apple, Stanford University and Ideo–will join Dropbox.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Mailbox
Mailbox is the popular email app for iOS devices. Mailbox redesigned the inbox to make email light, fast, and mobile-friendly. Users can quickly swipe messages to archive or trash it.
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closed 12/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Snapjoy Inc.

synopsis: Dropbox has acquired Snapjoy. Snapjoy, Inc. develops and operates an online photo library and software application that imports media from anywhere and organizes them.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a free service that lets users bring photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: Snapjoy Inc.
Snapjoy, Inc. develops and operates an online photo library and software application that imports media from anywhere and organizes them.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired AudioGalaxy

synopsis: Online file sync and storage service Dropbox has acquired Audiogalaxy, a peer-to-peer file sharing utility turned online music streaming service.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a free service that lets users bring photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: AudioGalaxy
AudioGalaxy is Seattle-based music startup company. It provides personal music streaming.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Anchovi Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Dropbox, Inc., a free service that lets people bring their documents, photos and videos anywhere and share them easily, acquired Anchovi Labs, which develops software to help people organize, browse and share their personal photo collection.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. "
target: Anchovi Labs, Inc.
Anchovi Labs, Inc. develops software to organize, browse, and share photo collection.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/7/2011 via Market Wire

Amwest Imaging Incorporated, acquired LokDrop

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

AuthenTec, Inc., acquired Proxure, Inc.

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

j2 Global Communications, Inc., acquired Data Haven Limited

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc., the provider of cloud-based services for businesses, announced that it has acquired Data Haven Limited, an Ireland-based provider of online data backup services for businesses. Customers can easily tell Data Haven what they want to back up and how often to back up the data.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global’s network spans more than 4,300 cities in 49 countries on six continents. "
target: Data Haven Limited
Data Haven Limited is an Ireland-based provider of online data backup services for businesses. Customers can tell Data Haven what they want to back up and how often to back up the data.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/11/2010 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., will acquire humyo

synopsis: Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, announced a definitive agreement to purchase online storage and data synchronization company humyo, based in Leeds, UK. humyo has established itself as a leading online storage provider with its easy-to-use, yet technically powerful solutions.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,324.95)
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. Trend Micro's flexible solutions, available in multiple form factors, are supported 24/7 by threat intelligence experts around the globe. "
target: humyo
humyo is a online storage service which enables users to backup and sync their data over multiple devices, access it from anywhere and share it with friends and co-workers. Customers can download a client, which synchronizes files across all their computers and enables access to humyo.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired Piriform

synopsis: Avast, the global leader in digital security products, announced that it has acquired Piriform, the leading provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product, CCleaner, speeds up PCs and smartphones by intelligently removing junk and improving the performance of computers and phones.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$808.30)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: Piriform
Piriform is the leading provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product, CCleaner, speeds up PCs and smartphones by intelligently removing junk and improving the performance of computers and phones.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/12/2012 via PE Hub

DeskStream Inc., will acquire WorldDesk Ltd.

synopsis: DeskStream Inc., a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualisation software space, WorldDesk Ltd.
buyer: DeskStream Inc.
DeskStream Inc. is a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software. It has developed the Dynamic Virtual Desktop (DVD) platform, the next-generation user-centric desktop virtualization platform. The DVD platform is highly scalable and simple to manage. "
target: WorldDesk Ltd.
Founded in 2010, WorldDesk Ltd. is a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualization software space. With WorldDesk's products, your entire desktop experience can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, on any device.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Asurion Corporation, acquired Soluto

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

Support.com, Inc., acquired SUPERAntiSpyware.com

synopsis: Support.com, a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software, announced the acquisition of SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats.
buyer: Support.com, Inc. (SPRT:$0.00)
Support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. Support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology. "
target: SUPERAntiSpyware.com
SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats. SUPERAntiSpyware detects, removes and protects users from spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, keyloggers, rootkits, hijackers, parasites, dialers and other malware.
price ($mm)
$7.49
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

WebRoot Software, Inc., acquired Prevx

synopsis: Webroot, the first Internet security service company, announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-based anti-malware solutions. Webroot will integrate Prevx's technology into its cloud security services to deliver the industry's most effective online protection for consumers and businesses.
buyer: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Webroot's products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers. "
target: Prevx
Founded in 2001, Derby, England-based Prevx provides products with unparalleled capabilities for protecting home PCs, corporate networks and mobile devices from the latest malware threats, including zero-day exploits, as soon as they're detected.
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

MobileMonkey, acquired ChattyPeople

synopsis: MobileMonkey, a Facebook Messenger marketing platform, has acquired Chattypeople, an AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. Chattypeople enables users to create, test, deploy, measure, and manage their bots and create personalized experiences within a messaging platform.
buyer: MobileMonkey
MobileMonkey is a Facebook Messenger marketing platform. They connect customers with companies and make it easy to build chatbots and execute marketing automations without a line of code. Users can do chat blasting, drip campaigns, and list building in Messenger with powerful chatbot building tools."
target: ChattyPeople
Chattypeople is the ultimate AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. It enables users to create, test, deploy, measure and manage their bots creating personalized, native conversational experience within the messaging app of choice.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Emsisoft, an anti-malware software developer, has completely acquire the Online Armor Firewall software from Tall Emu, including the Online Armor development team.
buyer: Emsi Software GmbH
Emsisoft's aim is to produce and sell the best antivirus software for home and business use. The rapidly growing company is a leading European supplier of behavior-based technology for detecting malicious code such as viruses, trojans, spyware, keyloggers and other malware. "
seller: Tall Emu
Founded in 2001, Tall Emu Pty is committed to delivering and supporting high-quality, easy to use software solutions. The company's products are Online Armor Personal Firewall, Tall Emu CRM and many other bespoke unbranded solutions for private enterprise.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

AppRiver, acquired Total Defense, Inc.

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

Wallix, acquired mlstate

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

Telefonica S.A., acquired Jajah

synopsis: Telefónica announced the completion of its acquisition of leading communications innovator JAJAH. Combining the power of IP communications with simple-to-use traditional voice services, JAJAH has created the world’s most advanced, flexible IP Communications Platform.
buyer: Telefonica S.A. (BME:TEF:$58,141.55)
Spain's onetime phone monopoly, Telefónica, is the leading communications service provider among Spanish- and Portuguese- speaking populations. Worldwide, it operates about 41 million fixed lines and has more than 20 million mobile phone subscribers. "
target: Jajah
JAJAH changes the way people and companies use voice services. Combining the power of IP communications with simple-to-use traditional voice services, JAJAH has created the world’s most advanced, flexible IP Communications Platform.
price ($mm)
$205
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Elastifile

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms, will be acquiring Elastifile, a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$148,299.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Elastifile
Elastifile is a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud. They’ve built a unique software-defined approach to managed Network Attached Storage.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pure Storage, acquired Compuverde AB

synopsis: Pure Storage said it has acquired Compuverde, which makes storage software designed for file storage in hybrid cloud deployments. Pure said that Compuverde will enhance its file storage capabilities and allow it to target hybrid architectures.
buyer: Pure Storage (PSTG:$1,359.82)
Pure Storage helps innovators build a better world with data. Pure's data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data in a multi-cloud environment. "
target: Compuverde AB
Compuverde makes storage software designed for file storage in hybrid cloud deployments. Compuverde’s software disrupts the storage market, having the most flexible, user friendly and cost efficient software defined storage (SDS) solution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired NooBaa

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has acquired NooBaa, an early stage company developing software for managing data storage services across hybrid and multicloud environments. NooBaa is based in Israel and Silicon Valley.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: NooBaa
NooBaa is an early stage company developing software for managing data storage services across hybrid and multicloud environments. NooBaa was founded in 2013 in Israel to address the need for greater visibility and control over unstructured data spread throughout these distributed environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

BETSOL, Inc., acquired Zmanda, Inc.

synopsis: BETSOL, a Product Engineering and Managed IT Services company, has acquired Zmanda from Carbonite, Inc. Zmanda is an enterprise backup and disaster recovery solution with hundreds of enterprise customers. It is the leader in cloud and open-source backup software, protecting over 1,000,000 systems worldwide.
buyer: BETSOL, Inc.
BETSOL is a Product Engineering and Managed IT Services company, with a strong heritage in enterprise products and solutions. Through Managed IT services, they enable their customers to reduce time-to-market and scale solutions cost-effectively. "
target parent: Carbonite, Inc.
target: Zmanda, Inc.
Zmanda is an enterprise backup and disaster recovery solution with hundreds of enterprise customers. It is the leader in cloud and open-source backup software, protecting over 1,000,000 systems worldwide. Their software is simple-to-use yet feature-rich.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Western Digital Corporation, acquired Upthere, Inc

synopsis: Western Digital Corp., an industry-leading provider of data storage technologies and solutions, has completed the asset acquisition of Upthere, a company that provides an enhanced storage experience designed to be the single home for all of a user’s photos, videos, documents and music.
buyer: Western Digital Corporation (WDC:$19,093.00)
Western Digital is an industry-leading provider of data storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. "
target: Upthere, Inc
Upthere is a leading cloud services company that is providing a new and better way to keep, find and share what’s important and meaningful to consumers. Upthere provides an enhanced storage experience designed to be the single home for all of a user’s photos, videos, documents and music.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/22/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Springpath

synopsis: Cisco announced that it has completed its acquisition of Springpath, Inc., a Sunnyvale-based leader in hyperconvergence software. Springpath has developed a distributed file system purpose-built for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Springpath
Springpath is the pioneer in hyperconvergence software, turning standard servers of choice into a single pool of compute and storage resources. Springpath Data Platform provides adaptive scaling and uses data management and optimization capabilities to achieve an agile IT infrastructure.
price ($mm)
$320
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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Ticker: CARB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc.
Carbonite, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud and hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses. They offer a comprehensive suite of affordable services for data protection, recovery and anywhere, anytime access.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$296.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$53.71
EBIT ($mm)
$11.92
Net Income ($mm)
$7.56
Employees
954
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Ticker: SPBU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc. specializes in helping consumers, small office/home office users and small to mid-sized businesses protect their computer data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. The company's flagship product is the first totally automated online backup service.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$1.72
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:9629
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation develops and sells computer software in Japan. It offers PCA Cloud, a cloud-based service that allows users to access data centers over the Internet and use software that has been installed on rented servers and PCA Dream21, an integrated ERP software package.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$95.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.88
EBIT ($mm)
$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$6.05
Employees
471
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,324.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$474.13
EBIT ($mm)
$355.42
Net Income ($mm)
$282.58
Employees
5627
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$278.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.29
EBIT ($mm)
$53.39
Net Income ($mm)
$57.30
Employees
1117
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$170.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: BSE:512161
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8KMiles
8KMiles
8K Miles Software Services is a global Cloud, SaaS & Security Solutions company. They provide digital technology solutions – SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) for seamless connectivity between consumers, SMBs, large enterprises, healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$56.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.04
EBIT ($mm)
$16.08
Net Income ($mm)
$9.79
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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