Like Jooners Inc.

closed 1/16/2015 via PR Web

SimplyCircle Inc., acquired Jooners Inc.

synopsis: SimplyCircle, the online communication hub for parents, schools, and clubs nationwide, announced the acquisition of Jooners. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
buyer: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos. "
target: Jooners Inc.
Jooners is an online organization tool for groups. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
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announced 11/2/2015 via Company Press Release

SignUpGenius, will acquire Jooners Inc.

synopsis: SignUpGenius, a company that simplifies the process of coordinating events and people by providing online sign ups, announced it will acquire Jooners, a company that provides online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing.
buyer: SignUpGenius
SignUpGenius simplifies the process of coordinating events and people by providing online sign ups for non-profits, schools, sports, churches, families, colleges, businesses, and organizations. "
target parent: SimplyCircle Inc.
target: Jooners Inc.
Jooners is an online organization tool for groups. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
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closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Etouches, acquired Loopd

synopsis: etouches, a top global provider of cloud event management software, announces the acquisition of Loopd, an enterprise SaaS start-up that enhances attendee experience through data-driven technology. Loopd’s innovative and subscription-based platform offers event planners and marketers the intelligence to help them build more effective strategies.
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process & increase ROI. etouches has assisted over 25,000 event professionals in planning, executing & measuring events. "
target: Loopd
Loopd Inc. provides physical intelligence to corporate events. The Loopd relational analytics solution is the industry’s only bi-directional solution that enables the exchange of content and contact information automatically while gathering rich analytics data.
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closed 2/1/2018 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired The Media Services Group

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, a leading provider of software technologies for the media industry, announced the acquisition of Media Services Group, a major supplier of integrated digital publishing, magazine advertising, and event management software for the global magazine and book publishing industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NewsCycle is a leading provider of software technologies for the global media industry. NewsCycle helps their clients in their mission to create stronger, better informed communities, while protecting the integrity of news, advertising and customer information. "
target: The Media Services Group
The Media Services Group (MSG) offers an extensive product portfolio designed to meet the ever-changing needs of all publishers. MSG provides integrated publishing software, magazine advertising software, and event registration software to hundreds of customers in the book and magazine industries.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bevy, acquired Eventtus

synopsis: US-based events company Bevy has acquired the Egypt and Duba-based event management software company Eventtus. Founded in 2012 by Mai Medhat and Nihal Fares, Eventtus is an event management software company. Its platform enables its customers to organise virtual, in-person and hybrid events.
buyer: Bevy
Founded in 2017, Bevy was purpose built to help companies build, grow and scale their global communities. Bevy is about bringing people together. The Bevy platform was purpose-built to help local communities of passionate advocates make a positive impact on the world. "
target: Eventtus
Eventtus provides a one stop shop for event organizers to manage their events, in few minutes they can add their event's information, create a web page for the event, sell the tickets and build a beautiful mobile app for the event with agenda, speakers bios, live announcements,
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Cisco WebEx LLC, will acquire Socio

synopsis: Cisco announced the intent to acquire privately-held, U.S.-based Socio Labs, a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Cisco WebEx LLC
Cisco Webex is a leading provider of cloud-based collaboration solutions which includes video meetings, calling, messaging, events, customer experience solutions like contact center and purpose-built collaboration devices. "
target: Socio
U.S.-based Socio Labs is a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming, attendee engagement.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired Fonteva

synopsis: Togetherwork, the leader in integrated software and payments for managing communities, groups, and organizations, has acquired Fonteva, the leading association and events management platform built on Salesforce. Fonteva provides organizations with a full suite of Membership, Events, eCommerce, and online Community applications built on Salesforce.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is a leader in software and payments for member-based organizations, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. They operate across the non-profit, higher education, and recreation and leisure end markets."
target: Fonteva
Fonteva, a Salesforce Partner since 2010, is the leading provider of membership, events, and eCommerce solutions built on the Salesforce platform. Fonteva delivers highly configurable solutions that grow and strengthen the relationships that organizations are built on.
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closed 11/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NexTech AR Solutions Corp., acquired Map Dynamics

synopsis: NexTech AR Solutions, a leading provider of virtual and augmented reality (AR) experience technologies and services for virtual and hybrid eCommerce, education, conferences and events, announced that it has acquired Map Dynamics, a company that offers a consolidated set of self-service event management tools.
buyer: NexTech AR Solutions Corp. (CNSX:NTAR:$18.93)
Toronto-based NexTech AR Solutions is a rapidly growing leader in the augmented reality (AR) industry. The company's ARitize platform is the first cross-solution, browser-based, web-enabled AR eCommerce option, enabling small and large eCommerce sites to integrate AR into the shopping experience. "
target: Map Dynamics
Based in Athens, Georgia, Map Dynamics offers a consolidated set of self-service event management tools through its Event Home Base technology, coupled with dedicated support teams to create flexible, virtual, in-person or hybrid events.
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$0.78
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Community Brands, acquired Pathable

synopsis: Community Brands, the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools, has acquired Pathable, a provider of web and mobile event apps for conferences, events, associations and tradeshows. Pathable helps clients to connect their attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors before, during, and after the event.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage their event data. Using these solutions, customers of all sizes create meaningful and lasting experiences for their members. "
target: Pathable
Pathable is the leading provider of web and mobile event apps for conferences, events, associations and tradeshows. Pathable helps clients to connect their attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors before, during, and after the event to help drive and measure engagement every step of the way.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Miles Per Hour Pty Ltd, acquired Event Workforce Group Pty Ltd

synopsis: Miles Per Hour and Event Workforce have merged to form the company Spark Event Group aimed at supplying an end-to-end solution for event management, logistics and workforce. Event Workforce Group (EWG) is an Australian born, globally-focussed staffing and technology solutions business for the event, sport and entertainment industry.
buyer: Miles Per Hour Pty Ltd
Miles Per Hour is an established go-to event operator providing event strategy, budgets, project planning, stakeholder management, procurement, documentation, site/venue management, delivery and reviews. "
target: Event Workforce Group Pty Ltd
Event Workforce Group (EWG) is an Australian born, globally-focussed staffing and technology solutions business for the event, sport and entertainment industry. EWG is now an integral conduit for the industry, connecting high quality emerging talent with employers nationwide.
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closed 4/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Community Brands, acquired Attendee Interactive

synopsis: Community Brands, the leading provider of cloud-based software and payment solutions for associations, nonprofits, schools and faith-based organizations, announced that it has acquired Attendee Interactive, a Maryland-based company specializing in conference planning and event management.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage their event data. Using these solutions, customers of all sizes create meaningful and lasting experiences for their members. "
target: Attendee Interactive
Attendee Interactive (Ai) is a provider of conference planning and event management solutions. Ai offers a content and accreditation platform that provides an unmatched suite of features for conference planning. Ai allows conference planners and CME departments to streamline all of their needs.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PR Web

SquadUP, acquired Event Nation

synopsis: SquadUP, a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform, has acquired Event Nation, a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales.
buyer: SquadUP
SquadUP is a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform. SquadUP enables hosts to create event pages, send invitations, track RSVPs, sell tickets and collect donations. Their customers include Tribeca Enterprises, American City Business Journals, Riot Games, and more. "
target: Event Nation
Event Nation is a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales, all in one place.
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closed 11/21/2018 via PR Web

Patron Technology, acquired FISH Technologies

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading live event technology company, announced it has acquired FISH Technologies, a leading provider in experiential marketing for sports and brands. With FISH, pioneering event organizers can register fans, enhance fan experiences, and provide frictionless sponsor engagement.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology enables live event organizers to create better, more customized experiences for their ticket buyers and deeper, more profitable relationships with their sponsors through an integrated, industry-leading event technology solution. "
target: FISH Technologies
FISH Technologies is a leading provider in experiential marketing for sports and brands. With FISH, pioneering event organizers can register fans, enhance fan experiences, and provide frictionless sponsor engagement.
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closed 8/8/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Eventbrite, acquired Picatic

synopsis: Eventbrite, a global ticketing and event technology platform that powers millions of events, has acquired Picatic, a Vancouver-based ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators in Canada and around the world.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: Picatic
Picatic is a Vancouver-based ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators in Canada and around the world. Organizers can use the software to design, setup, manage, and promote their events.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sergey Solonin, acquired TimePad LLC

synopsis: Co-founder of Qiwi, Sergey Solonin, bought 100% of ticket sales and event management, Timepad. TimePad is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
buyer: Sergey Solonin
Sergey Solonin is the founder and CEO of Qiwi. Qiwi is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). "
target: TimePad LLC
TimePad, based in Russia, is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 5/9/2017 via BusinessWire

HGGC, LLC, acquired Etouches

synopsis: etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, announced that it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. etouches’ end-to-end platform provides event management and venue sourcing solutions to a broad set of customers worldwide in all major verticals.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a middle market private equity firm with a uniquely talented and seasoned team of professionals with years of collective deal and operational experience. HGGC brings the best practices from private equity and global corporations to build middle market businesses that out-perform the market. "
target: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process and increase ROI.
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closed 3/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired Pop2Life and Ribyt

synopsis: Condé Nast announced two acquisitions: the purchase of an industry-leading experiential marketing agency Pop2Life, along with the event hospitality and ticketing platform Ribyt.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target: Pop2Life and Ribyt
Pop2Life is an industry-leading experiential marketing agency. Ribyt is an event hospitality and ticketing platform. Ribyt, an enterprise-grade event technology platform, provides users with cloud-based tools to manage high-touch events.
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closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired Poken

synopsis: GES, a global full-service provider for live events, announced the purchase of Poken, a cloud-based event management platform. Poken brings together digital and physical event spaces to drive engagement and gain better insight through real data. The Poken 360° platform offers a seamless ecosystem of technology tools that enhance event engagement.
buyer parent: Viad Corp
buyer: Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
Global Experience Specialists (GES) is a full-service provider for live events, producing corporate events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, exhibits & entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide-range of services, including official show services, AV, creative & design, marketing & more. "
target: Poken
Poken is a cloud-based event management platform that creates richer engagement. Poken enables organizers and exhibitors to create interactive and exciting events, while providing a one-stop system for managing each stage in the planning and delivery process.
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closed 8/21/2013 via BusinessWire

Core-Apps LLC., acquired GoExpo LLC

synopsis: Core-apps, LLC, the event industry’s #1 mobile app provider, announced that they have acquired GoExpo, a privately held company that specializes in event management software for the event industry.
buyer: Core-Apps LLC.
Core-apps, LLC is the leading mobile app provider in the event industry providing mobile apps and wayfinders to over 600 events per year globally. Core-apps client base ranges from five of the top ten largest tradeshows to apps for events with 100 attendees as well as apps for associations. "
target: GoExpo LLC
GoExpo has been the event management technology provider to one of the largest Event Management companies along with a few associations for over four years. The key to GoExpo’s software platform is its flexibility and comprehensive offering.
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closed 1/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Active Network, Inc., acquired StarCite, Inc.

synopsis: Meetings technology company StarCite has been acquired by Active Network, a San Diego-based provider of cloud-based event management applications. StarCite, which specializes in strategic meetings management solutions for corporate clients, will become part of Active Network's new "Business Solutions" division.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc. is the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications, serving the business events, community activities, outdoors and sports markets. Its technology platform, ActiveWorks®, transforms the way organizers manage their activities and events. "
target: StarCite, Inc.
StarCite, Inc. is a provider of On Demand Global Meeting Solutions(TM). StarCite optimizes global investments in corporate meetings and events delivering visibility, savings and control.
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announced 11/2/2015 via Company Press Release

SignUpGenius, will acquire Jooners Inc.

synopsis: SignUpGenius, a company that simplifies the process of coordinating events and people by providing online sign ups, announced it will acquire Jooners, a company that provides online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing.
buyer: SignUpGenius
SignUpGenius simplifies the process of coordinating events and people by providing online sign ups for non-profits, schools, sports, churches, families, colleges, businesses, and organizations. "
target parent: SimplyCircle Inc.
target: Jooners Inc.
Jooners is an online organization tool for groups. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
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closed 1/16/2015 via PR Web

SimplyCircle Inc., acquired Jooners Inc.

synopsis: SimplyCircle, the online communication hub for parents, schools, and clubs nationwide, announced the acquisition of Jooners. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
buyer: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos. "
target: Jooners Inc.
Jooners is an online organization tool for groups. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
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closed 11/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Konstella, acquired SimplyCircle Inc.

synopsis: Konstella, a communication and fundraising platform that helps parent organizations to build close-knit parent communities, announced that it acquired SimplyCircle, an online hub for parents, schools, and clubs, that lets users manage daily communication in one convenient portal.
buyer: Konstella
Konstella is a communication and fundraising platform that helps parent organizations to build close-knit parent communities. It has a Slack-like interface but offers tools and features specially designed for parents and parent organizations. "
target: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos.
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announced 11/2/2015 via Company Press Release

SignUpGenius, will acquire Jooners Inc.

synopsis: SignUpGenius, a company that simplifies the process of coordinating events and people by providing online sign ups, announced it will acquire Jooners, a company that provides online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing.
buyer: SignUpGenius
SignUpGenius simplifies the process of coordinating events and people by providing online sign ups for non-profits, schools, sports, churches, families, colleges, businesses, and organizations. "
target parent: SimplyCircle Inc.
target: Jooners Inc.
Jooners is an online organization tool for groups. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
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closed 1/16/2015 via PR Web

SimplyCircle Inc., acquired Jooners Inc.

synopsis: SimplyCircle, the online communication hub for parents, schools, and clubs nationwide, announced the acquisition of Jooners. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
buyer: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos. "
target: Jooners Inc.
Jooners is an online organization tool for groups. They provide online sign up sheets to take the headaches out of organizing. Jooners looks and feels like a paper sign up sheet, but one that is perpetually fresh, clean and up to date.
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closed 1/16/2015 via PR Web

SimplyCircle Inc., acquired Just Between Friends, Inc.

synopsis: SimplyCircle, the online communication hub for parents, schools, and clubs nationwide, announced the acquisition of Just Between Friends, an online platform that helps Parent Teacher Associations effectively manage their membership and efficiently communicate with their members.
buyer: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos. "
target: Just Between Friends, Inc.
Just Between Friends is an online platform that helps Parent Teacher Associations effectively manage their membership and efficiently communicate with their members.
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closed 1/16/2015 via PR Web

SimplyCircle Inc., acquired Qlubb

synopsis: SimplyCircle, the online communication hub for parents, schools, and clubs nationwide, announced the acquisition of Qlubb, an online group management application for sports teams, scout troops and other types of clubs. Qlubb provides all the functions needed to easily and actively participate within a group.
buyer: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos. "
target: Qlubb
Qlubb is a web-based group utility that enables real-world groups to easily connect, share and get stuff done. Qlubb brings all aspects of group interaction to one simple and intuitive place. Qlubb provides all the functions needed to easily and actively participate within a group.
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closed 1/16/2015 via PR Web

SimplyCircle Inc., acquired Causera Inc.

synopsis: SimplyCircle, the online communication hub for parents, schools, and clubs nationwide, announced the acquisition of Causera, a fundraising platform for PTAs and other nonprofits. Using Causera, any organization can set up its own e-commerce site in 5 minutes or less. It’s also rich in features to match just about any fundraising need.
buyer: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos. "
target: Causera Inc.
Causera is an e-commerce platform dedicated to making fundraising for a cause easy. Using Causera, any organization can set up its own e-commerce site in 5 minutes or less. It’s also rich in features to match just about any fundraising need.
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closed 11/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Konstella, acquired SimplyCircle Inc.

synopsis: Konstella, a communication and fundraising platform that helps parent organizations to build close-knit parent communities, announced that it acquired SimplyCircle, an online hub for parents, schools, and clubs, that lets users manage daily communication in one convenient portal.
buyer: Konstella
Konstella is a communication and fundraising platform that helps parent organizations to build close-knit parent communities. It has a Slack-like interface but offers tools and features specially designed for parents and parent organizations. "
target: SimplyCircle Inc.
SimplyCircle is a free communication tool that makes it easy to organize and communicate with groups, whether it's managing a family of four or a group of 100. Groups can plan and schedule events, manage volunteer signups, send messages, and share documents/photos.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Community Brands, acquired GroupCall

synopsis: Community Brands, an industry leader in cloud-based software for schools, associations, nonprofits and faith-based organizations, announced the acquisition of Groupcall, a trusted provider of communications and data analytics solutions for schools, multi-academy trusts, local authorities and software developers.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, K-12 schools and faith-based groups. Through innovation and technology, the company empowers more than 100,000 clients and partners to succeed faster, grow stronger and achieve social good. "
target: GroupCall
Groupcall is a trusted provider of communications and data analytics solutions for schools, multi-academy trusts, local authorities and education software developers, with 70 employees and a head office in London, United Kingdom.
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired Bunk1

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced the acquisition of Bunk1, the innovator in parent engagement software for camps. Bunk1 is used by hundreds of camps to provide a communication platform for parents and a suite of camp management modules for camp administrators.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. "
target: Bunk1
Bunk1 is the leading provider of parent portal software to camps. Used by more than 160,000 parents in the summer season, Bunk1 provides the most intuitive experience for parent communication and engagement. In addition, Bunk1 provides complete camp administration and scheduling solutions.
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announced 3/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Montech Holdings Limited, will acquire Skoolbag

synopsis: Montech Holdings announced that it has entered into binding share purchase agreements to acquire iimage Technical Services Pty Ltd “Skoolbag”. Skoolbag is a market leading SaaS solution for educational institutions, child-care centres and sports clubs. Skoolbag enables communication with parents through personalised smart phone or web applications.
buyer: Montech Holdings Limited (ASX:MOQ:$43.91)
Montech Holdings Limited is an ASX listed company with a strategy to develop, build and acquire complementary Cloud focused technology businesses. The Montech team has extensive experience and a proven track record in acquiring and building businesses, and providing strategic direction. "
target: Skoolbag
Skoolbag provides schools with an easy way to tell parents/carers everything they need to know, and it provides parents with the most convenient way to receive school notifications. School newsletters, notices and alerts are communicated directly to the parent through the Skoolbag school Mobile App.
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closed 6/19/2013 via PR Web

Covenant Eyes, acquired Saavi Accountability

synopsis: Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability has expanded its reach by acquiring Saavi Accountability of Gardner, KS. Saavi has been an innovator in developing Internet monitoring and parental controls, helping many men and families escape Internet pornography since 2006.
buyer: Covenant Eyes
Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability monitors websites visited and sends a report to a person you choose, such as a parent, a mentor, or friend. Each site visited is rated with ratings similar to those used for TV shows and video games, like T for Teen and M for Mature. "
target: Saavi Accountability
Saavi Accountability fights porn and internet addiction as an instant online accountability program that allows users to set personalized standards and receive instant text message and email notifications anytime those standards have been violated.
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closed 11/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Colegium, acquired Pencil

synopsis: Colegium, a school management and pedagogical development company in Chile, has acquired Pencil, a communication platform for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
buyer: Colegium
Colegium is a leading school management and pedagogical development company in Chile. Colegium aims to improve the overall management of schools through its smart solutions. Their school management system enables schools to optimize their academic and administrative processes. "
target: Pencil
Pencil is one of the best communication platforms for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate and interact with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eleva Educação, acquired Agenda Edu

synopsis: Eleva Educação, a Brazilian education group, has acquired Agenda Edu, a Brazilian platform that connects parents to schools. Agenda Edu is a mobile app that allows parents and schools to communicate with each other. The app lets schools send messages, announcements, events, activities, daily summaries, and photos directly to a parents cell phone.
buyer: Eleva Educação
Eleva Educação is a Brazilian education group. Eleva Educação operates a network of schools and a teaching platform that serves partner schools. Their schools aim to help students grow and transform their lives. Their platform provides content that helps students to stay engaged and learn faster. "
target: Agenda Edu
Agenda Edu is a Brazilian platform that connects parents to schools. Agenda Edu is a mobile app that allows parents and schools to quickly communicate with each other. The app lets schools send messages, announcements, events, activities, daily summaries, and photos directly to a parents cell phone.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Rethink First, acquired TheraWe

synopsis: Rethink Autism announced the acquisition of TheraWe, a HIPAA-compliant mobile video platform that bridges the gap between pediatric therapy centers and families at home. The acquisition will amplify the Kansas City startup’s potential and take the founding team into a new phase.
buyer: Rethink First
Rethink is a global health technology company providing cloud-based treatment tools, training and clinical supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Rethink’s clients include leading organizations in behavioral health, employee benefits and education. "
target: TheraWe
TheraWe is a HIPAA-compliant mobile video platform that bridges the gap between pediatric therapy centers and families at home. TheraWe’s mission is to improve consumer outcomes by improving the daily lives of parents of children with disabilities and their clinical professionals.
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closed 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired ParentMail

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, a provider of business critical software in the UK, has acquired ParentMail, a provider of communication and payment collection software for schools. ParentMail offers a range of cloud-based applications which include text and email communications, online payment collection, online forms for obtaining permissions and more.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS is one of the most trusted business critical software and services providers in the UK. Iris offers the greatest range of specialist accountancy, financial management, human resource management and payroll solutions - delivered as a choice of integrated on premise software and cloud-based apps."
target: ParentMail
ParentMail offers schools a new way to communicate with parents. Over 4,500 organisations use ParentMail to communicate to and collect payments from parents. The company offers a range of cloud-based applications which include text and email communications, online payment collection, and more.
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closed 1/5/2017 via PR Newswire

LivingTree, acquired Class Messenger

synopsis: LivingTree, a private social network for PK-12 family engagement, announces its acquisition of ClassMessenger, a parent-teacher communication tool. The acquisition adds tens of thousands of teachers across the United States to the LivingTree user base. LivingTree will continue to operate the ClassMessenger platform through the end of June.
buyer parent: Dean Drako
buyer: LivingTree
LivingTree's mission is to connect the people who raise, develop, and educate children. LivingTree aims to include every member of the community regardless of preferred language or socio-economic status. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, TX. "
target: Class Messenger
Class Messenger was created to put teachers, parents & students in sync. By creating a constant stream of private communication specific to the needs of each class, student and parent, Class Messenger makes everyone’s lives more simplified as well as keeping everyone on track in the same direction.
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announced 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

SafeBus Technologies, Inc. will be merged with ATWEC Technologies, Inc.,

synopsis: SafeBus Technologies, Inc. will merge with ATWEC Technologies, Inc., a child safety and security technology company. SafeBus is a provider of child safety solutions for schools and day care centers. SafeBus offers an affordable app-based solution that accurately tracks school buses and quickly notifies parents and the school about any problems.
buyer: ATWEC Technologies, Inc. (OTCPK:ATWT:$0.24)
ATWEC Technologies is a child safety and security technology company. ATWT offers safety devices that protect children while they are being transported, both to and from schools, events, and homes. Their solutions keeps track of children and reminds the driver to check for any kids left on the bus. "
target: SafeBus Technologies, Inc.
SafeBus Technologies is a provider of child safety solutions for schools and day care centers. SafeBus offers an affordable app-based solution that accurately tracks school buses and quickly and securely notifies parents and the school about any problems or issues.
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closed 6/1/2018 via PR Newswire

SafeToNet Limited, acquired VISR Inc.

synopsis: SafeToNet Limited, a British cyber safety company that safeguards children from online risks, has acquired VISR Inc., a Canadian company that turns conversational data into psychological insights that detect the emotional well-being of children online. VISR's mobile app sends alerts to parents about their child's issues on social media.
buyer: SafeToNet Limited
SafeToNet is a British cyber safety company that safeguards children from online risks. They offer parents a variety of mobile tools they can use to safeguard their child. Their software can detect and quarantine sexual images, disable cameras, remotely lock the child's device, and more. "
target: VISR Inc.
VISR is a Canadian company that turns conversational data into psychological insights that detect the emotional well-being of children online. VISR's mobile app sends alerts and insights to parents about their child's issues on social media. The app tracks issues such as bullying, drug use and more.
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closed 3/10/2015 via BusinessWire

Mamabear, acquired KidNotice

synopsis: MamaBear, the leading mobile application and digital resource for protecting and connecting families in the digital age, announced that it has acquired the assets of KidNotice, an application that allows parents to privately and securely share vital emergency and personal information about their children with other parents and trusted care givers.
buyer: Mamabear
MamaBear is the leading-edge, mobile, all-in-one parenting app that creates a private family communication hub providing parents with an efficient way to communicate, locate, organize and protect their children with peace of mind in this complex social and digital media age. "
target: KidNotice
The Kid Notice iPhone app was developed to share, by invitation only, your kid’s “in case of emergency” profile privately within your trusted care provider network, including other parents, teachers, coaches, nannies, grandparents and more.
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closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

SafeToNet Limited, acquired ContentWatch, Inc.

synopsis: SafeToNet Limited, a leading force in child online safety, announces the acquisition of Philadelphia-based Content Watch Holdings, Inc., parent company of Net Nanny, one of the world's best known and most influential parental-control companies. Content Watch is an innovative company focused on delivering Internet protection solutions.
buyer: SafeToNet Limited
SafeToNet's award-winning safeguarding and digital wellbeing app uses an AI-powered intelligent keyboard in real time to automatically detect and filter threats such as bullying, sextortion, abuse, and aggression while fully protecting the privacy rights of the child. "
target: ContentWatch, Inc.
Content Watch is an innovative company focused on delivering Internet protection solutions for the consumer, education, government, and business markets. Their products consist of ContentProtect, ContentCleanup, and Net Nanny.
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closed 7/6/2010 via PR Newswire

SafetyWeb, Inc., acquired Odojo

synopsis: SafetyWeb, the leading Internet safety, identity and reputation protection service for parents, announced the acquisition of online security technology firm Odojo. Odojo provide families with the most comprehensive set of online protection tools to prevent threats like cyber bullying, Internet addiction and online predators.
buyer: SafetyWeb, Inc.
SafetyWeb is the leading service simplifying online safety by helping parents guard their children's online safety, identity and reputation. The service monitors the web to deliver reports and immediate alerts on irregularities and dangers associated with kids' and teens' online activity. "
target: Odojo
Odojo developed firebreak™ technology, allowing parents to monitor their children's social networks for inappropriate content and the Internet for leaks of children's personal information.
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closed 3/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Crisp Thinking, acquired IMSafer

synopsis: Crisp, the UK child safety technology specialist, has completed the acquisition of IMSafer to become the world's foremost provider of child protection solutions for parents and social networks on the Internet. IMSafer is a highly recognized Internet child safety brand that will remain the consumer product identity of the merged company globally.
buyer: Crisp Thinking
Based in Leeds, UK, Crisp UK utilizes its technology expertise to protect children in online interactions. The software analyzes the content of online conversations to identify inappropriate relationships that are initiated by predators wanting to groom, and potentially abuse, children. "
target: IMSafer
The IMSafer software identifies abusive and sexual concepts and phrases and immediately informs parents of the inappropriate sections of online conversations. In under fifteen months, IMSafer has signed up over 137,000 registered users in the US in the effort to prevent online abuse and bullying.
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closed 12/13/2007 via BusinessWire

American Capital Partners Limited, Inc., acquired IPower Applications, Inc.

synopsis: American Capital Partners Limited, Inc. a publicly held Business Development Company located in Florida, announces the acquisition of IPower Applications, Inc., a privately held Nevada corporation, whereby IPower Applications, Inc. will remain the surviving entity.
buyer: American Capital Partners Limited, Inc.
American Capital Partners Limited, Inc. is a business development company that operates as a closed end mutual fund. It primarily invests in private companies or thinly traded public companies through the use of senior debt, mezzanine finance, and equity funding. "
target: IPower Applications, Inc.
IPower Applications, Inc. is the leading provider of integrated on-demand portal based applications for home, office and school security. IPower Applications' adaptable configuration provides users with delivery options applying secure on-demand services or on-premise service applications.
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closed 11/9/2016 via PR Web

Awareness Technologies, acquired Screen Time Labs

synopsis: Awareness Technologies, maker of WebWatcher, the leading parental monitoring software solution, announced their acquisition of a controlling interest in Screen Time Labs, a provider of parental screen time control software for Android, iOS and Kindle Fire tablets and smartphones.
buyer: Awareness Technologies
Awareness Technologies, the parent company of InterGuard software for business and WebWatcher for parents, offers a full family of computer and mobile monitoring software compatible with PC, Mac, iPhone/iPad and Android. "
target: Screen Time Labs
Screen Time Labs are a leading provider of parental control software for Android, iOS and Kindle Fire tablets and smartphones. Screen Time Labs lets parents manage the time their kids spend on their tablets and smart phones.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

IVC Evidensia, acquired PawSquad

synopsis: IVC Evidensia has bought PawSquad, the veterinary telemedicine provider. PawSquad, which was founded in 2015 by Diwaker Singh and Radu Georgescu, offers veterinary consultations by video and live text chat in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: IVC Evidensia
Headquartered in Bristol, UK, IVC is a leading veterinary services provider with a network of more than 1,500 clinics and hospitals and approximately 22,000 employees across Europe. Founded in 2011, IVC operates a decentralized model promoting innovation and clinical freedom. "
target parent: Gecad Ventures SRL
target: PawSquad
PawSquad believes many worries about pets can be resolved over a video consultation or online chat. PawSquad provides pet owners with convenient and instant access to qualified veterinary advice at the touch of a button, without having to search the web or travel to a vet practice.
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closed 11/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mobile Tech RX, acquired Claimbot

synopsis: Mobile Tech RX, the leading platform for auto reconditioning businesses, announces its acquisition of Claimbot, the virtual chat engine built for the automotive industry. Claimbot’s integrates with its client's systems to ensure users receive accurate and actionable answers - reducing the need to connect with a call center agent.
buyer: Mobile Tech RX
Mobile Tech RX is a powerful, intuitive estimating and invoicing software developed specifically for Mobile Auto Recon Techs. Their user friendly interface is designed for companies of all sizes that service both retail clients and wholesale accounts. "
target: Claimbot
Claimbot is the virtual chat engine built for the automotive industry. Claimbot’s integrates with its client's systems to ensure users receive accurate and actionable answers - reducing the need to connect with a call center agent.
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