Like tweetTV, Inc.

closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

ConnecTV, Inc., acquired tweetTV, Inc.

synopsis: ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features to a network that already lets people watch, create and share six-second video clips of TV shows with others via an iOS app. tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide.
buyer: ConnecTV, Inc.
ConnecTV is a social video app for TV fans that lets users CLIP and SHARE TV. Users can select their favorite six second TV "moment" with a single touch, and share it on the app for others to see. "
target: tweetTV, Inc.
tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide that helps people find "what to watch" by listing programs in terms of real-time popularity.
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closed 3/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

TV Guide Network, acquired Fav.tv

synopsis: TVGuide.com has acquired social TV startup Fav.Tv, a social TV guide. Fav.tv connects users to their favorite TV shows and to other people who love them too. Fav.tv transforms the TV viewing experience from just watching to a social and interactive experience.
buyer parent: Lionsgate
buyer: TV Guide Network
TV Guide Network is the 19th most distributed network and available in 83 million homes. TV Guide.com is one of the fastest-growing online entertainment destinations with over 15 million monthly unique visitors. "
target: Fav.tv
Fav.tv connects users to their favorite TV shows and to other people who love them too. Fav.tv transforms the TV viewing experience from just watching to a social and interactive experience.
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closed 4/26/2019 via Company Press Release

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatsit

synopsis: Raketech, a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions, has acquired TVmatsit, Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
Raketech is a leading online affiliate and content marketing company that focuses on the Nordic and UK regions. Through some 20 flagship brands, Raketech guides sports and gaming enthusiasts to the best possible services, while also delivering high quality traffic and leads to its partners. "
target: TVmatsit
TVmatsit is Finland's leading sports listing website. TVmatsit offers a sports TV guide that helps connect sports fans with relevant TV broadcasts and streams. TVmatsit gathers all live sports broadcasts into one user friendly listing, allowing users to search for a specific match or sport.
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closed 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

RakeTech Ltd., acquired TVmatchen.nu

synopsis: RakeTech Group, one of Europe's leading iGaming affiliates, announced the acquisitions of assets in Agonas AB. Agonas AB operates a renowned network of sports media websites that provide real-time TV listings and supporting media content for sports fans in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
buyer: RakeTech Ltd. (OM:RAKE:$36.84)
RakeTech Group works with iGaming Affiliation as one of the leading operators in Scandinavia. With over five years of experience in iGaming business RakeTech works hard to help players find their ultimate adventure within online gaming. "
target: TVmatchen.nu
Agonas AB is comprised of TVmatchen.nu, TVsporten.dk and TVkampen.com, which are guides to live sports on TV in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
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closed 7/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Tribune Digital Ventures, acquired What's-ON

synopsis: Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology and innovation arm of Tribune Company, announced it has acquired What's-ON, a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East.
buyer parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
buyer: Tribune Digital Ventures
Tribune Digital Ventures (TDV) was launched in 2013 as a stand-alone unit of Tribune Company. It is responsible for the creation, design, and development of digital products and services that leverage the company's content and data, and extend the reach of its distribution platform. "
target: What's-ON
What's-ON is a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East. Today, What's-ON delivers data for more than 1,600 TV channels and helps power more than 50 million set-top boxes through the region's top cable and IPTV services.
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$27
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closed 6/12/2014 via BNC Analysis

Crunchyroll, acquired Redux

synopsis: Crunchyroll has announced that it has acquired Redux. The company makes discovering exceptional online video as enjoyable and effortless as watching cable television - Redux delivers a lean-back TV experience programmed by curators and friends that share their taste. Redux offers hundreds of channels of entertaining, hand-picked video.
buyer parent: The Chernin Group
buyer: Crunchyroll
Crunchyroll is the leading global video service for Japanese Anime and Asian media. Crunchyroll has over 20,000 videos and 10,000 hours of Anime, Korean Drama and Live-Action titles on Crunchyroll.com. "
target: Redux
Redux makes discovering exceptional online video as enjoyable and effortless as watching cable television - Redux delivers a lean-back TV experience programmed by curators and friends that share their taste. Redux offers hundreds of channels of entertaining, hand-picked video.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Company Press Release

Apple, Inc., acquired Matcha

synopsis: Apple has made a key move into second-screen TV: the company acquired video recommendation site, Matcha.tv, a video discovery experience for connected devices. It lets users aggregate programming guides for different video services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Matcha
Matcha is a video discovery experience for connected devices. Matcha.tv provides smart aggregation and personalized recommendations around 250,000 titles from the most popular video services such as Netflix, iTunes, HBO GO, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Crackle and more.
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closed 8/23/2012 via PR Newswire

Rebellion Media Group Inc, acquired TVDuck.com

synopsis: Rebellion Media has solidified its presence in the entertainment vertical with the acquisition of a portfolio of video search engine properties, highlighted by TVDuck.com. Tvduck.com lets users watch tv, movies, documentaries, music videos, funny video clips, sports clips, share and enjoy free videos.
buyer: Rebellion Media Group Inc
Rebellion Media is a leading digital media company. They create and acquire digital media properties within their targeted categories (health & wellness, technology, entertainment and sports) and power them with an innovative content, traffic and monetization platform. "
target: TVDuck.com
Tvduck.com lets users watch TV, movies, documentaries, music videos, funny video clips, sports clips, share and enjoy free videos.
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closed 12/22/2011 via PE Hub

Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc, acquired SetJam, Inc.

synopsis: Video discovery startup SetJam has been acquired by Motorola Mobility. SetJam was founded in June 2009, with the goal of making online TV easy. The company's Data Integrity Engine has set a new standard for online TV and movie listings, and its innovative data products have radically simplified the integration process.
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: SetJam, Inc.
SetJam was founded in June 2009, with the goal of making online TV easy. SetJam's Data Integrity Engine has set a new standard for online TV and movie listings, and its innovative data products have radically simplified the integration process.
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closed 3/4/2011 via Reuters

CBS Interactive Inc., acquired Clicker Media Inc.

synopsis: CBS Corp has acquired Clicker Media Inc, a service that creates a guide for TV shows broadcast over the Web, and named the start-up's top executive as the new head of CBS Interactive, the digital division that includes CNET.com, TV.com, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, CBSNews.com and Gamespot.com.
buyer parent: CBS Corporation
buyer: CBS Interactive Inc.
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. The company delivers highly engaging editorial programming that combines original, independent and user-generated content. "
target: Clicker Media Inc.
Clicker Media Inc. is a service that creates a guide for TV shows broadcast over the Web. Clicker catalogs all broadcast programming online, along with TV-quality Web originals, and delivers them in one seamless, organized experience.
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announced 10/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Tubefilter, Inc., will acquire Tilzy.tv

synopsis: Tubefilter, Inc., the leading online digital entertainment media company covering the Web Television industry, announced that it has agreed to acquire Tilzy.TV, a top Web TV entertainment reviews, news and events business.
buyer: Tubefilter, Inc.
Tubefilter is the definitive source for industry news, program reviews, events and online entertainment market intelligence services for the Web Television industry. "
target: Tilzy.tv
Founded in 2007, Tilzy.TV is an editorial guide to web-tv. They provide editorial reviews, preview clips, news, keywords and social recommendations to consumers in order to help them discover the expanding world of entertainment on the web.
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closed 1/5/2009 via

Lionsgate, acquired TV Guide Network

synopsis: Lionsgate, the leading next generation studio, and Macrovision Solutions Corporation, a digital entertainment technology leader, announced an agreement for Lionsgate to acquire the TV Guide Network and TV Guide Online properties from Macrovision for $255 million in consideration.
buyer: Lionsgate (LGF.A:$3,339.30)
Lionsgate is the leading next generation filmed entertainment studio with a major presence in the production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment, video-on-demand and digitally delivered content. "
target parent: Macrovision Solutions Corporation
target: TV Guide Network
TV Guide Network is the 19th most distributed network and available in 83 million homes. TV Guide.com is one of the fastest-growing online entertainment destinations with over 15 million monthly unique visitors.
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closed 10/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Reelgood, acquired Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: Reelgood, a startup aimed at helping cord cutters find shows and movies to watch on the services they subscribe to, has bought Guidebox, a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others.
buyer: Reelgood
Reelgood is the world's most extensive streaming guide, with every TV show and movie available to stream online. Browse through every TV series and movie and sort by title, release year, genre, IMDB rating, and, most important - see where to watch it. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox is a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others. Guidebox began its life in 2012 as a consumer-facing website that brought together full show and episode data in one place, then pointed users where they could watch.
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cancelled 4/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

ColorTV, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: ColorTV, an end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs and streaming devices, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc., the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands.
buyer: ColorTV
ColorTV is the end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs. ColorTV's platform provides a diverse suite of data, discovery and analytics solutions for Connected TV, built to empower networks to compete in the new connected TV ecosystem. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox Inc is the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands. Guidebox is a technology that enables TV viewers to search for and discover TV programming on connected TV platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Google Home, Android, iOS, and web.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired stanwood GmbH

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, has acquired the remaining stake of stanwood GmbH, a mobile app development company based in Berlin, Germany. Funke Mediengruppe previously held 33% stake in the company.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target: stanwood GmbH
stanwood GmbH is a mobile app development company based in Berlin, Germany. They developed the ON AIR app, which offers a mobile television guide and the Glamour app, which offers shopping deals and articles from Glamour magazine.
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announced 5/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Style Cameos, will acquire Style Cameos

synopsis: Crestwell Resources Inc., a mineral exploration company, has entered into an agreement with Fabrice and Nadine Taylor to sell its assets related to its Style Cameos platform. Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing or furniture that appear in movies and on television.
buyer: Style Cameos
Fabrice Taylor is the founder of Style Cameos and a Globe and Mail investment columnist who has been writing about capital markets for 15 years. Mr. Taylor began his career at The Globe and Mail in 1995. "
target parent: Crestwell Resources Inc.
target: Style Cameos
Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing, accessories, or furniture that appear in movies and on television. Style Cameos provides a way for viewers to discover who makes the style items they have seen on the screen.
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$0.26
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announced 5/13/2015 via Reuters

Crestwell Resources Inc., will be merged with Style Cameos

synopsis: Crestwell Resources has signed a letter of intent to acquire assets related to a proposed business known as Style Cameos. Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing, accessories, or furniture that appear in movies and on television.
buyer: Crestwell Resources Inc. (CSE:CER:$0.00)
Crestwell Resources Inc. is a Canada-based mineral exploration company. Crestwell’s principal property is Eagle Lake Property. The Eagle Lake Property is situated in northwestern Ontario, approximately 27 kilometers west-southwest of the city of Dryden. "
target: Style Cameos
Style Cameos is a media application and website designed to allow users to identify style-related items such as clothing, accessories, or furniture that appear in movies and on television. Style Cameos provides a way for viewers to discover who makes the style items they have seen on the screen.
price ($mm)
$0.21
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closed 5/19/2016 via Market Wire

CinemaNow, Inc., acquired OVGuide

synopsis: FOTV Media Networks Inc. (FOTV) announced the acquisition of OVGuide Inc., the comprehensive service to facilitating the discovery and consumption of online video across all platforms. OVGuide joins FilmOn TV Networks and CinemaNow to form a powerful ecosystem that delivers a one-stop solution for online entertainment.
buyer parent: FilmOn TV Networks
buyer: CinemaNow, Inc.
CinemaNow is a leading over-the-top (OTT) provider of on-demand streaming media available to viewers in North America and Europe. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. "
target parent: Baroda Ventures
target: OVGuide
OVGuide.com is the comprehensive source for the discovery, via search or browse, and consumption of free high quality online videos, including TV shows, full-length movies, and clips from hundreds of sources. OVGuide also manages a strong network of ad supported Roku Channels.
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closed 10/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Baarzo, Inc.

synopsis: Google has closed its acquisition of Baarzo, a video search service. It lets users find specific moments inside a video with the help of an auto detect feature for people, objects and actions. Baarzo's acquisition by Google is said to help the company improve its YouTube search feature.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Baarzo, Inc.
Baarzo provides a platform that makes search within video possible. Their advanced algorithms automatically detect and recognize people, objects, scenes, and actions. Their indexes pin-point these occurrences to exact frames, making any video easily searchable via natural language queries.
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closed 7/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired MadBits

synopsis: Twitter has acquired image search startup Madbits, a tech startup that focuses on building new user experiences in the media space (photos and videos). Image understanding is a task of primary importance for a wide range of practical applications.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$4,799.30)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: MadBits
MADBITS is a tech startup that focuses on building new user experiences in the media space (photos and videos). Image understanding is a task of primary importance for a wide range of practical applications.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

ConnecTV, Inc., acquired tweetTV, Inc.

synopsis: ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features to a network that already lets people watch, create and share six-second video clips of TV shows with others via an iOS app. tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide.
buyer: ConnecTV, Inc.
ConnecTV is a social video app for TV fans that lets users CLIP and SHARE TV. Users can select their favorite six second TV "moment" with a single touch, and share it on the app for others to see. "
target: tweetTV, Inc.
tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide that helps people find "what to watch" by listing programs in terms of real-time popularity.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

ConnecTV, Inc., acquired tweetTV, Inc.

synopsis: ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features to a network that already lets people watch, create and share six-second video clips of TV shows with others via an iOS app. tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide.
buyer: ConnecTV, Inc.
ConnecTV is a social video app for TV fans that lets users CLIP and SHARE TV. Users can select their favorite six second TV "moment" with a single touch, and share it on the app for others to see. "
target: tweetTV, Inc.
tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide that helps people find "what to watch" by listing programs in terms of real-time popularity.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

ConnecTV, Inc., acquired tweetTV, Inc.

synopsis: ConnecTV is buying TweetTV to add more analytics features to a network that already lets people watch, create and share six-second video clips of TV shows with others via an iOS app. tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide.
buyer: ConnecTV, Inc.
ConnecTV is a social video app for TV fans that lets users CLIP and SHARE TV. Users can select their favorite six second TV "moment" with a single touch, and share it on the app for others to see. "
target: tweetTV, Inc.
tweetTV is a cloud-based, API /white label ready social TV platform. It includes a dynamic, real time, localized TV guide that helps people find "what to watch" by listing programs in terms of real-time popularity.
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closed 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired Roposo

synopsis: Glance, India’s fastest growing and the third-largest content platform, announced the acquisition of Roposo, a Tiger Global and Bertelsmann backed short-video platform. Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
With Glance, each time a user glances at their mobile phone, the Android lock-screen service shows high-quality, short-form content that’s sure to grab attention. India-based Glance is a service that comes pre-installed on mobile phones manufactured by Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, and Vivo. "
target: Roposo
Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app. Get the best from people from all over the country all the time. India’s best app, Roposo, is free to download, and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Houseparty

synopsis: The group video chat app Houseparty has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite. Houseparty lets up to eight people join a video chat together. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Houseparty
Houseparty is a group video chat app launched in 2016. Houseparty is an app operated by San Francisco-based Life on Air Inc., which was founded by a team of Israeli entrepreneurs. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
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closed 10/2/2013 via PR Web

Visicom Media, acquired Manycam LLC

synopsis: Visicom Media Inc., a world-wide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet, announced that it has acquired the assets of ManyCam LLC, a developer and distributor of virtual webcam driver software.
buyer: Visicom Media
Visicom Media Inc. is a world-wide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet. Visicom Media strives to find creative solutions to help its customers take advantage of newest technologies with maximum efficiency. Visicom Media was founded in 1996. "
target: Manycam LLC
Manycam’s software technology allows users to have the ability to utilize their webcams with multiple chat applications, such as Skype, MSN, or Youtube, all simultaneously.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Kast, acquired Rabb.it

synopsis: Kast, the online hangout platform for friends that want to play together, watch together, and be together, has acquired Rabbit's soft intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, and design rights. Rabb.it is a California-based video-streaming website where multiple people can remotely browse and watch the same content in real-time.
buyer: Kast
Kast is an online hangout for friends that want to play together, watch together, and be together in the digital space. Their platform empowers individuals to live-share experiences, engage, and build relationships with like-minded people. "
target: Rabb.it
Rabbit, also known as Rabb.it, launched to users in 2015, and is a California-based video-streaming website where multiple people can remotely browse and watch the same content in real-time.
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announced 11/28/2016 via New York Times

CNN Worldwide, will acquire Beme

synopsis: CNN has agreed to acquire the technology and talent behind Beme, the social media app built and started by YouTuber Vlogger Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett, a former vice president of engineering at Tumblr. Beme’s 12 employees will join CNN as part of the deal, the terms of which were not publicly disclosed.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: CNN Worldwide
CNN Worldwide is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; mobile applications and websites around the world; and more. "
target: Beme
Beme was intended to be a social sharing application that Co-Founder and Youtube Vlogger, Casey Neistat, described as “more authentic,” a way of putting four-second bursts of video out into the social sphere without giving users the ability to edit or tweak the content.
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announced 8/11/2016 via Market Wire

Paltalk will be merged with Snap Interactive, Inc.,

synopsis: Snap Interactive, Inc. has proposed a merger with A.V.M. Software, Inc. (d/b/a "Paltalk"). Paltalk offers video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups.
buyer: Snap Interactive, Inc. (OTCPK:STVI:$24.65)
Snap Interactive, Inc. (“SNAP”) develops, owns and operates dating applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP’s flagship brand, FirstMet.com, is a multi-platform online dating site with a large user database of approximately 30 million users. "
target: Paltalk
A.V.M. Software, Inc., doing business as Paltalk, owns and operates a video chat community. It offers video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups.
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closed 12/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Paltalk, acquired Tinychat

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading group video chat platform, announced that it has acquired Tinychat, a popular chat platform launched in 2009 that offers text, audio and video capabilities for chatting.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Tinychat
Founded in 2009, Tinychat is a free and simple web-based chat platform that allows users to discover and meet people who share their interests as well as connect and chat with their friends.
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announced 1/6/2011 via Company Press Release

Skype Technologies SA, will acquire Qik, Inc.

synopsis: Skype has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, Inc., a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, instantly share and preserve great moments on video from anywhere. Qik has 60 employees, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Skype Technologies SA
Skype is a communications platform provider whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video. "
target: Qik, Inc.
Qik, Inc. is a leader in the mobile video space enabling smart phone users around the world to capture special and spontaneous life moments from anywhere and instantly share those moments with friends, family and followers.
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closed 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, acquired Camfrog

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced its acquisition of Camfrog, one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Camfrog
Camfrog is one of the most widely-recognized video chat platforms on the market today and one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
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closed 3/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Seaospa, Inc., merged with Thwapr, Inc.

synopsis: Thwapr, Inc., a mobile video sharing platform, announced that it has successfully completed a voluntary share exchange with Seaospa, Inc., a development stage company incorporated in Las Vegas, NV. In connection with this share exchange, Seaospa, Inc. plans to change its name to Thwapr, Inc.
buyer: Seaospa, Inc. (SOPAD:$0.00)
Seaospa, Inc. is a development stage company. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had generated no, or minimal, revenue from its business operations. "
target: Thwapr, Inc.
Thwapr is a mobile-to-mobile video sharing communications platform. Thwapr's mission is to provide a social mobile video sharing experience regardless of carrier or device worldwide.
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announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Match.com, will acquire Hyperconnect, Inc.

synopsis: Match Group and Hyperconnect announced they have reached an agreement for Match Group to acquire Hyperconnect. Hyperconnect is a leading social discovery and video technology company based in Seoul, South Korea that operates two flagship apps: Azar and Hakuna Live.
buyer: Match.com (:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products available globally. Their portfolio of brands includes Tinder®, Match®, Meetic®, OkCupid®, Hinge®, Pairs™, PlentyOfFish®, and OurTime®, as well as a number of other brands. "
target: Hyperconnect, Inc.
Hyperconnect is a global video and AI technology company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Founded in 2014, Hyperconnect is the operator of groundbreaking social discovery products including real-time video chat app 'Azar' and social livestreaming platform 'Hakuna Live'.
price ($mm)
$1,725
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Squad App

synopsis: Twitter, a global social networking platform, has acquired Squad, a screen-sharing social app. Squad lets users hang out with their friends via video chat and screen-sharing. The app supports up to 6 people in a group video chat and allows groups to browse memes, watch TikTok videos, talk about DMs, and look at photos together.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$4,799.30)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Squad App
Squad is a screen-sharing social app. Squad lets users hang out with their friends via video chat and screen-sharing. The app supports up to 6 people in a group video chat and allows groups to browse memes, watch TikTok videos, talk about DMs, and look at photos together.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd, acquired We Are Colony

synopsis: Fantastec Sports Technology, a provider of OTT Video on demand to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love, has acquired UK-based We Are Colony, an award-winning OTT VOD technology company. Colony's end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
buyer: Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd
Fantastec is a blend of data analysts, designers and communication professionals inventing the future of international fan engagement. Utilizing new and emerging technologies such as OTT VOD, VR / AR and the Blockchain their mission is to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love. "
target: We Are Colony
UK-based Global OTT VOD streaming platform We Are Colony was built to empower content owners to reach and engage audiences around the world. Colony's award-winning, end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
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closed 1/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Rounds

synopsis: Kik Interactive, the creator of popular chat platform Kik, announced it will unite with Rounds, the Israel-based communications platform. Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Its live communication platform makes it easier, faster and more fun to connect to friends and family.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Rounds
Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Using Rounds, friends can get together and send text messages, video chat with up to 12 participants and engage in activities while chatting.
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closed 4/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Loom, Inc.

synopsis: Loom has announced that they have been acquired by Dropbox. Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Loom, Inc.
Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
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announced 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, will acquire Videoconference LLC

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced is acquiring videoconference.com which provides flash based videoconferencing technology.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Videoconference LLC
Videoconference allows you to easily see, hear, and chat with people all over the world through a web page. Webcam users can broadcast streaming audio and video. No camera is required to see and hear people.
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closed 5/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Qualcomm Incorporated, acquired Orb Networks Inc.

synopsis: Oakland, Calif.-based media streaming startup Orb Networks has been acquired by Qualcomm. Orb had been making software to transcode and stream web videos to DLNA-capable devices, and also released its own media streamer.
buyer: Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated is an American global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, USA, the company has 157 worldwide locations. "
target: Orb Networks Inc.
Orb Networks, Inc. provides digital media streaming solutions for digital home and remote access applications to placeshift personal music, photos, videos, live television, and Internet music and video streams from home PC to TV, stereo, mobile phone, PDA, or laptop.
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closed 4/28/2015 via PR Newswire

NanoTech Entertainment, acquired UpLink.to

synopsis: NanoTech Entertainment, announced that is has completed the Acquisition of Mobile Application Developer UpLink.to. UpLink.to has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
buyer: NanoTech Entertainment (NTEK:$1.16)
NanoTech Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on all aspects of the entertainment industry. With seven technology business units, focusing on 3D, Gaming, Content, Media & IPTV, Mobile Apps, and Manufacturing, the company has a unique business model. "
target: UpLink.to
UpLink.to was founded in 2006 by Mark S. Morris. Focused on collaborative mobile application development Uplink has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
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closed 11/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Relay

synopsis: Kik Interactive, Inc., maker of chat network Kik, announced it has acquired Relay, a leading GIF messenger. Relay is the leading GIF messaging app available on the App Store and Google Play. The service allows users to communicate with a content repository of over 6.5 million GIFs, a fun and engaging form of visual content popular on the Internet.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Relay
Relay allows users to discover the newest and best visual entertainment from around the web with a beautiful and simple mobile app. Relay makes it super easy to find great GIFs, videos and images and send them (“relay” them) to other users.
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Ticker: TIVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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TiVo Inc.
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$661.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$164.41
EBIT ($mm)
$30.74
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1700
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Ticker: HLSE:NXTGMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next Games Oy
Next Games Oy
Next Games is a mobile game developer focused on creating visually impressive, highly engaging games. Their mission is to be a trendsetter in developing engaging and social mobile games based on entertainment franchises, such as movies TV shows and books.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$44.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.32
EBIT ($mm)
$2.48
Net Income ($mm)
$5.12
Employees
93
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Ticker: AIM:SYQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SyQic Plc
SyQic Plc
Yoonic was developed by SyQic, one of the fastest growing Over-The-Top (OTT) IPTV managed services companies in Asia. Yoonic TV provides users with their favorite channels, movies, TV series and other video content direct to their mobile device or tablet of their choice.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$7.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.97
Net Income ($mm)
$0.17
Employees
42
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Ticker: TSE:9468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates in publishing, film, publishing rights, and digital content businesses. It also engages in the planning, development, and operation of network entertainment contents and systems; and operation of video-sharing Website.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,840.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.12
EBIT ($mm)
$25.46
Net Income ($mm)
$257.26
Employees
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Ticker: BSE:543280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a well established mobile content platform provider and games publisher with HQ's in India and Offices in Dubai, London, Africa & Singapore. They specialize in bringing branded properties to the mobile consumers in the most effective way, maximizing revenues as well as promoting brands.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$61.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.10
EBIT ($mm)
$1.31
Net Income ($mm)
$1.25
Employees
150
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Ticker: BCOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$164.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
495
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LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp. has developed a Web APP software solution providing users the ability to capture, store and live stream your memories. They are device agnostic, allowing you to use your iOS, Android solution or other wearable camera and/or sensors solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A089230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd.
The E&M Co., Ltd. is an entertainment and media company in Korea. The company operates two live streaming platforms in Korea, POPKON TV and CELUV TV. POPKON TV is designed for consumer use while CELUV TV is a platform that allows famous celebrities to interact and communicate with viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$13.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.46
EBIT ($mm)
$1.37
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
204
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Ticker: OTCPK:TVTV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhereverTV
WhereverTV
Founded in 2006, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device.
year
2017
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Ticker: OM:MAV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mavshack AB
Mavshack runs one of the world's fastest growing Internet TV services, providing Asian entertainment to audiences worldwide. The service is accessible via internet-connected device and currently have users in more than 80 countries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadcast Live Digital Corp.
Broadcast Live Digital Corp. operates a website that offers movie information. The Company's website serves as a movie blog which displays the latest movies, trailers, and box office information for a wide assortment of movies.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.11)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.14)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: NFLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetFlix
NetFlix
Netflix is the world's leading Internet entertainment platform with 104 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime and anywhere.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$28,632.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,693.35
EBIT ($mm)
$6,516.98
Net Income ($mm)
$5,050.95
Employees
9400
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Ticker: VMEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$369.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($33.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.72)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: SZSE:300431
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beijing Baofeng Technology Co., Ltd.
Beijing Baofeng Technology Co., Ltd. was established in January 2007 as China's largest Internet video broadcast platform.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$100.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$27.18
EBIT ($mm)
$24.78
Net Income ($mm)
$26.71
Employees
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:SJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scienjoy Holding Corporation
Scienjoy Holding Corporation
Founded in 2011, Scienjoy is a leading show live streaming video entertainment social platform in China. With more than 200 million registered users, Scienjoy currently operates three primary online live streaming brands with websites and mobile apps: Showself, Lehai, and Haixiu.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$136.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.27
EBIT ($mm)
$24.19
Net Income ($mm)
$23.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:AMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Technologies plc
Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV (Internet Protocol television) and hybrid/OTT (over-the-top content) innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$82.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.04
EBIT ($mm)
$5.62
Net Income ($mm)
$3.09
Employees
307
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