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closed 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Visus Technology, Inc., acquired Hello Navi

synopsis: Visus Technology, Inc. has acquired Hello Navi, an app developed by six middle school girls from Los Fresnos, Texas to help their blind friend navigate their school campus, so he can find his classes. Hello Navi app will empower blind students with the ability to independently navigate throughout school campuses across the country.
buyer: Visus Technology, Inc.
Visus provides life changing solutions of mobility, communication, and social networking software for the visually impaired and elderly markets. The word visus means the "power of sight" and the company is changing lives by enabling the blind, visually impaired and elderly. "
target: Hello Navi
Hello Navi is a user-friendly application designed to assist the indoor navigation process – in a very unique way. Hello Navi guides and dramatically empowers the campus experience for these twice-exceptional students – giving campus orientation a whole new meaning.
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announced 4/7/2005 via PR Newswire

Cambium Learning, will acquire Kurzweil Educational Systems

synopsis: Cambium Learning, Inc., an education company serving the unique needs of the nation's at-risk, minority and special student populations with learning tools, services and technologies, today announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc.
buyer parent: Whitney & Co. LLC
buyer: Cambium Learning (ABCD:$159.46)
Cambium Learning is an education company that provides research-based, culturally responsive and proven instructional materials, services and technology to help educators raise the achievement level of those pre K through grade 12 students underserved by existing instructional materials. "
target: Kurzweil Educational Systems
Kurzweil Educational Systems, founded in 1996, is the industry leader and innovator of reading, writing and learning solutions for people with learning disabilities, and people who are blind or visually impaired.
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closed 11/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Frontline Education, acquired SuccessEd

synopsis: Frontline Education, a leading provider of school administration software for the K-12 education community, has acquired SuccessEd, a K-12 software provider. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, and ELL.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. "
target: SuccessEd
SuccessEd is an innovative educational software provider that puts time-saving data management tools in the hands of educators. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, and ELL.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Pearson plc, acquired Psychological Software Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Pearson announce that it has acquired Psychological Software Solutions, Inc., provider of advanced, research-based solutions that help improve student behavior and student academic achievement while meeting local, state and federal mandates.
buyer: Pearson plc (LSE:PSON:$4,926.49)
Pearson is an international education and media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. "
target: Psychological Software Solutions, Inc.
Psychological Software Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is the industry leader in behavioral improvement solutions for schools. PSS’s Review360™ solution is the only web-based, positive behavior management software system proven across multiple tiers of intervention.
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closed 5/16/2011 via PR Newswire

Accelify, LLC, acquired Special Education Information System

synopsis: Accelify, LLC announced the acquisition of Special Education Information System (SEIS), the leading IEP management system in the state of California. Since its launch in 2003, SEIS has proven to be an effective tool for managing the IEP development process for both teachers and administrators.
buyer: Accelify, LLC
Accelify is one of the largest and fastest growing school-based Medicaid billing agents in the country, currently serving hundreds of school districts and local education agencies nationwide. Accelify has more than 20 years of experience with school-based Medicaid. "
target parent: San Joaquin County Office of Education
target: Special Education Information System
Special Education Information System (SEIS) is the leading Individualized Education Program (IEP) management system in the state of California. SEIS is an effective tool for managing the IEP development process for both teachers and administrators.
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closed 7/22/2010 via BusinessWire

Scantron Corporation, acquired Spectrum K12 School Solutions

synopsis: Scantron Corporation has acquired Spectrum K12 School Solutions, a recognized industry leader in providing Response to Intervention (RTI), Student Achievement Management and Special Education software solutions. Spectrum K12 complements and enhances the solutions currently being delivered to the education market by Scantron.
buyer parent: M&F Worldwide Corp.
buyer: Scantron Corporation
Scantron helps education, commercial, and government organizations worldwide measure and improve effectiveness with assessment and survey solutions built on leading products and comprehensive, value-added services. "
target: Spectrum K12 School Solutions
Spectrum K12 partners with educators and administrators as well as collaboratively working with school districts, Spectrum K12 delivers a Student Achievement Management solution suite that manages, administers and prescribes the personalized learning process and data required for all students.
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closed 1/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AssetWorks, acquired Oasys, LLC

synopsis: AssetWorks Risk Management has acquired the assets of Oasys, LLC, a custom software and solutions provider. Oasys helps improve the quality and effectiveness of education by providing an integrated suite of software products that give administrators, educators, and service providers the information they need to support special education students.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: AssetWorks
AssetWorks delivers industry-leading business solutions to help asset- and infrastructure-intensive organizations. Using the latest cloud and mobile computing technologies, their asset management solutions and domain expertise help organizations eliminate waste, redundancy, and inefficiency. "
target: Oasys, LLC
Oasys is a provider of custom Special Education Software for K-12 school districts. With Oasys, school administrators and teachers can maintain the information needed for current, referred, and historical Special Education students.
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closed 11/19/2020 via GlobeNewswire

AssetWorks, acquired Go Solutions

synopsis: AssetWorks, a leading provider of business and asset management solutions, has acquired Go Solutions Group, Inc., a custom software and solutions provider. Go Solutions helps school districts to streamline special education student data and expand their Medicaid billing efforts.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: AssetWorks
AssetWorks delivers industry-leading business solutions to help asset- and infrastructure-intensive organizations. Using the latest cloud and mobile computing technologies, their asset management solutions and domain expertise help organizations eliminate waste, redundancy, and inefficiency. "
target: Go Solutions
Go Solutions is a custom software and solutions provider. Go Solutions helps school districts to streamline special education student data and expand their Medicaid billing efforts. Their solutions simplifies the Medicaid reimbursement process and provides special education staff utilization data.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Frontline Education, acquired Accelify, LLC

synopsis: Frontline Education, a leading provider of school administration software for K-12, has acquired Accelify, a company that provides cutting-edge special education management systems designed to facilitate special education program operations and compliance and support accurate and timely Medicaid reimbursement for school districts.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. "
target: Accelify, LLC
Accelify is a leading provider of special education management systems that are designed to help school districts strengthen special education operations and compliance and maximize Medicaid reimbursement.
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closed 12/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Frontline Education, acquired Esped.com, Inc.

synopsis: Frontline Education, an education software provider, has acquired eSPED.com, Inc., a leading provider of SaaS solutions for educators, administrators and parents of children with personalized educational needs.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Frontline Education
Bringing together the best education software solutions into one unified platform, Frontline makes it possible to efficiently and effectively manage the needs of the education community including Recruiting & Hiring, Absence & Time, Professional Growth and Student Solutions. "
target: Esped.com, Inc.
Located in Andover, Massachusetts, esped is a leading developer of SaaS information systems for teachers, administrators, and parents of children with exceptionalities. Their applications are engineered to save teachers, administrators, and Information Technology departments valuable time and money.
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closed 4/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Frontline Technologies Group LLC, acquired Centris Group

synopsis: Frontline Technologies, a leading K-12 education software company currently serving more than 7,500 school districts nationwide with professional growth and human resources solutions, has acquired Centris Group, a top provider of special education administrative software and professional development offerings.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Frontline Technologies Group LLC
Frontline Technologies provides cloud-based K-12 software that empowers more than 7,500 school districts and millions of educators to positively impact student learning. Frontline partners with the education community to support the entire educator lifecycle. "
target: Centris Group
Centris provides special education software and subject matter expertise to support special education professionals in achieving program compliance, best-practices and efficiency. Centris develops software that is designed from the practitioner's perspective and employs leading-edge technology.
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closed 2/24/2021 via Company Press Release

CentralReach, acquired Avail Support Limited

synopsis: CentralReach, a provider of electronic medical record (EMR), practice management, and clinical solutions announced the acquisition of Irish-based Avail Support Limited, a provider of evidence-based digital content management and data collection solutions serving the education, employment support services, and adult transition services markets.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: CentralReach
CentralReach is a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solutions that enable applied behavior analysis (ABA) clinicians and educators to produce superior outcomes for people with autism. They are revolutionizing the ABA space with cutting-edge solutions. "
target: Avail Support Limited
Irish Avail Support Limited is a provider of evidence-based digital content management and data collection solutions serving the education, employment support services, and adult transition services markets. Avail Support’s platform, avail®, provides support for neurodiverse individuals.
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closed 3/5/2013 via BusinessWire

EdModo LLC, acquired Root-1, Inc.

synopsis: Edmodo, the free and secure K-12 social learning platform, announced the acquisition of Root-1, an award-winning education technology start-up and developers of OpenMinds, a free platform that allows teachers to instantly customize education apps.
buyer parent: LearnCapital
buyer: EdModo LLC
Edmodo’s mission is to connect all learners with the people and resources they need to reach their full potential. On Edmodo, teachers are at the center of a powerful network that connects them to students, administrators, and parents. "
target: Root-1, Inc.
Root-1 is an award-winning education technology start-up and developers of OpenMinds, a free platform that allows teachers to instantly customize education apps.
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closed 4/11/2012 via Company Press Release

Boathouse Capital, Renovus Capital, acquired Atomic Learning, Inc.

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners and Boathouse Capital announced the acquisition of Atomic Learning from Granite Equity Partners. Atomic Learning's training products provide workshops, classroom-ready projects and tutorials on more than 200 commonly-used software applications and are used by 460,000 teachers and 733,000 college students nationwide.
buyer: Boathouse Capital
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is an education-focused private equity fund. Boathouse Capital is a $120 million junior capital fund that invests mezzanine debt and equity in high-quality lower middle market companies in partnership with management teams and private equity funds. "
target parent: Granite Equity Partners
target: Atomic Learning, Inc.
Atomic Learning's training products provide workshops, classroom-ready projects and tutorials on more than 200 commonly-used software applications and are used by 460,000 teachers and 733,000 college students nationwide.
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closed 7/31/2015 via Company Press Release

Codagami, acquired Spinlight Studio

synopsis: Codagami, a global leader in enterprise solutions, announced the purchase of Spinlight Studio, acquiring the company's entire catalog of award-winning education apps and bringing a new level of design to its enterprise software projects.
buyer: Codagami
Codagami is a global leader in enterprise solutions, providing custom desktop software, cloud migration and mobile applications for a long list of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: Spinlight Studio
Spinlight Studio, Inc. develops and publishes educational games and applications on iOS, Android, and Mac platforms for kids. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Champaign, Illinois.
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closed 12/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

LEAD School, acquired QuizNext

synopsis: LEAD School, a leading education technology company in India, has acquired QuizNext, a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th.
buyer: LEAD School
LEAD School is a leading education technology company in India. LEAD School offers an integrated system that aims to revolutionalise every child’s learning experience. Their system enables schools to deliver uninterrupted excellent learning, both online and in school. "
target: QuizNext
QuizNext is a student assessment and practice platform in India. QuizNext is a gamified practice app that offers AI based practice quizzes for CBSE and ICSE students for grade 6-10th. The app provides personalized recommendations to drive students to practice three times a day.
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closed 9/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Byju's, acquired Labinapp

synopsis: Byju’s, India’s largest Ed-tech company, has acquired LabInApp, a mobile app in India that offers lab-like simulations. LabInApp enables students and teachers to perform science activities and experiments on various devices. The app offers over 550 simulations that cover physics, chemistry, biology, math and more.
buyer: Byju's
Based in India, Byju’s is India’s largest Ed-tech company and the creator of India’s largest K12 learning app which offers highly adaptive, engaging and effective learning programs for students in classes 4-12 (K-12) and competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE and GMAT. "
target: Labinapp
LabInApp is a mobile app in India that offers lab-like simulations. LabInApp enables students and teachers to perform science activities and experiments on various devices. The app offers over 550 simulations that cover physics, chemistry, biology, math and more.
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closed 8/7/2015 via BNC Analysis

DADA Company, acquired Arloon

synopsis: DADA Company, a leader in the development of apps for children, acquires the Arloon brand and its catalog of educational apps for the classroom. Arloon creates educational applications that use the potential of new technologies in order to enhance the learning experience.
buyer: DADA Company
DADA Company is a children's interactive story and games publisher for smartphone and table devices. They offer children and parents "interactive edutainment" by developing engaging and fun applications. "
target: Arloon
Arloon creates educational applications that use the potential of new technologies in order to enhance the learning experience. Arloon apps are interactive tools for teaching and learning. These APPs use the concept of augmented reality that support students´ spatial perception.
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closed 9/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Telestream, Inc., acquired AnyStream, Inc.

synopsis: Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Anystream, a leading provider of enterprise-class video production and management solutions.
buyer: Telestream, Inc.
Telestream specializes in products that make it possible to get video content to any audience regardless of how it is created, distributed or viewed.Telestream customers include the world’s leading media and entertainment companies: content owners, creators and distributors. "
target parent: Grab Networks, Inc.
target: AnyStream, Inc.
Anystream is the leading provider of automated multi-platform media publishing solutions. Anystream is a software platform that supports file-based media workflows, creating a solution that is both efficient and flexible to meet the rapidly evolving demands around multi-platform content syndication.
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closed 11/17/2006 via BusinessWire

International Software Trading AB, acquired Matcheroo

synopsis: IST International Software Trading AB, a leading Nordic vendor of task centric IT solutions for schools and for education announced that it has acquired Matcheroo, a Palo Alto, California based company. Matcheroo is a pioneer and early developer of now highly popular software that enables college students and alumni to network with each other.
buyer: International Software Trading AB
IST International Software Trading AB is the leading specialist in IT solutions for education in the Nordic region. IST is fully focused on developing flexible and borderless solutions for effective communication in schools and childcare. "
target: Matcheroo
Matcheroo, a leader in the emerging field of Personal Networks enables college alumni organizations to build various types of personal networks to connect people and groups.
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closed 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Visus Technology, Inc., acquired Hello Navi

synopsis: Visus Technology, Inc. has acquired Hello Navi, an app developed by six middle school girls from Los Fresnos, Texas to help their blind friend navigate their school campus, so he can find his classes. Hello Navi app will empower blind students with the ability to independently navigate throughout school campuses across the country.
buyer: Visus Technology, Inc.
Visus provides life changing solutions of mobility, communication, and social networking software for the visually impaired and elderly markets. The word visus means the "power of sight" and the company is changing lives by enabling the blind, visually impaired and elderly. "
target: Hello Navi
Hello Navi is a user-friendly application designed to assist the indoor navigation process – in a very unique way. Hello Navi guides and dramatically empowers the campus experience for these twice-exceptional students – giving campus orientation a whole new meaning.
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closed 8/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Visus Technology, Inc., acquired Hello Navi

synopsis: Visus Technology, Inc. has acquired Hello Navi, an app developed by six middle school girls from Los Fresnos, Texas to help their blind friend navigate their school campus, so he can find his classes. Hello Navi app will empower blind students with the ability to independently navigate throughout school campuses across the country.
buyer: Visus Technology, Inc.
Visus provides life changing solutions of mobility, communication, and social networking software for the visually impaired and elderly markets. The word visus means the "power of sight" and the company is changing lives by enabling the blind, visually impaired and elderly. "
target: Hello Navi
Hello Navi is a user-friendly application designed to assist the indoor navigation process – in a very unique way. Hello Navi guides and dramatically empowers the campus experience for these twice-exceptional students – giving campus orientation a whole new meaning.
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closed 2/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Blind Guide, acquired ThirdEye Technologies Inc.

synopsis: The Blind Guide has acquired ThirdEye, a UPenn startup brings object recognition to mobile to help the visually impaired. Originally created as an add-on for Google Glass, ThirdEye now exists as a mobile app that uses Google’s Cloud Vision API to identify objects and read their descriptions aurally.
buyer: The Blind Guide
The Blind Guide is an online resource serving the blind and visually impaired communities. It provides information about emerging technology and caregiving, along with a blog that discusses strategies for coping, thriving, and creative employment for people with vision loss. "
target: ThirdEye Technologies Inc.
Originally designed for Google Glass, ThirdEye is a mobile app that empowers the visually impaired through object recognition via auditory feedback. Users can just point their phone and ThirdEye will use the phone's camera to read or recognize what it is looking at.
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closed 2/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Blue Diego Investment Group, acquired Aira Tech Corp

synopsis: Blue Diego Investment Group has acquired a controlling interest in Aira Tech Corp, Inc. Headquartered in La Jolla, CA, Aira leverages the latest technologies to connect people who are blind, have low vision, or are simply aging into a digital world, with highly-trained professionals who provide visual information on demand.
buyer: Blue Diego Investment Group
Blue Diego Investment Group seeks to build close, long-term relationships with innovative tech and mission-driven startups. The Group develops and deploys best-in-class processes and strives for diversity across its membership and investment portfolio. "
target: Aira Tech Corp
Aira is a technology company dedicated to making lives simpler and more engaging. The company uses the latest technologies to connect people who are blind, have low vision, or are simply aging into a digital world, with highly-trained professionals who provide visual information on demand.
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closed 2/27/2014 via PR Newswire

VerticalScope Inc., acquired Topify

synopsis: Versatile Solutions, a subsidiary of VerticalScope Inc., one of the world's largest owners and operators of online community web sites, announced that it has acquired the assets and business of Topify Inc., a Chicago-based developer of a specialized mobile applications for forum website users.
buyer: VerticalScope Inc.
Established in 1999, VerticalScope Inc. owns and operates more than 300 consumer shopping portals and enthusiast Web sites serving the automotive, RV, powersports, tractor, outdoor power equipment, sports and pet owner vertical markets with top brands. "
target: Topify
Topify Inc set out to create a free seamless mobile forum experience for the masses. The release of version 2.0 is set to introduce a world class mobile forum experience to forum users. Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 2012 by seasoned forum alumni Raymond Lyle, Oleg Ignatiuk and Jack Bafia.
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closed 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kwaga Corporation, acquired Boxcar

synopsis: Boxcar.io, the company behind the popular iOS notification app Boxcar, announced that it has been acquired by Kwaga. The Boxcar app, first launched in 2009, assembles push notifications from a slew of services, including Twitter, email, and Facebook.
buyer: Kwaga Corporation
Kwaga is the company behind WriteThat.name, a subscription service that helps users keep their address book current automatically. "
target: Boxcar
App Remix Corp offers mobile phone applications. It offers Boxcar, which adds all clients' accounts together and provides notifications on phone whenever there's a message. The company is based in Wichita, KS.
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closed 11/29/2011 via PR Newswire

Viadeo S.A., acquired Soocial BV

synopsis: Viadeo, a professional social network, announced the acquisition of Soocial. Soocial specializes in contact management and universal contact synchronization. With the acquisition, Viadeo will provide the best of Soocial's features to help members manage, organize, back up and easily and safely share their address books.
buyer: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is one of the largest professional social networks in the world with 40 million members. With a dominant position in Europe and the BRIC countries, it brings business opportunities to professionals all around the world, and focuses on a multi-local approach to social networking. "
target parent: Global Grid Capital
target: Soocial BV
Founded in 2007, Soocial specializes in contact management and universal contact synchronization. Soocial links all currently disconnected address books to each other. If a contact is changed in one address book, it will result in a change in all of the connected devices.
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closed 6/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Noro-Moseley Partners, Wakefield Group, acquired PocketGear, Inc.

synopsis: Jud Bowman, co-founder of Motricity, announced the creation of his new venture, PocketGear, and the acquisition of the smartphone applications business from Motricity. The company also announced that it has received investment from leading venture capital firms Noro-Moseley Partners and Wakefield Group.
buyer: Noro-Moseley Partners
buyer: Wakefield Group
Founded in 1988, Wakefield Group has provided growth capital to more than 40 companies, primarily in North Carolina. We manage more than $100 million of capital, operate offices in Charlotte and Research Triangle Park, NC, and are privately owned. "
target parent: Motricity
target: PocketGear, Inc.
PocketGear provides a platform connecting millions of people around the world with smartphone applications from a network of more than 30,000 developers. PocketGear powers smartphone application distribution for direct channels.
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closed 5/8/2008 via PR Newswire

Shape Services GmbH, acquired Warelex LLC

synopsis: SHAPE Services GmbH announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Warelex LLC, a leading developer of multimedia applications and technologies for mobile devices.
buyer: Shape Services GmbH
SHAPE Services GmbH, is a leading mobile application developer, creator of such world-wide bestsellers as IM+, IM+ for Skype, RDM+, GPSed and Mobiscope. Its technologies and applications allow mobile users to stay always connected to their favorite services, peers and computers. "
target: Warelex LLC
Warelex LLC, is a mobile application development company, since 2002 has been successfully expanding Mobiola product line of unique multimedia applications for mobile devices and providing professional services creating VoIP, speech recognition, mobile security and multimedia services and solutions.
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closed 3/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Mobestar Holdings PLC, acquired Mobile Life Consulting Ltd.

synopsis: Mobestar Holdings Plc completed the acquisition of the trade and assets of Mobile Life Ltd. The deal, worth £350,000 in cash, will enable Mobestar to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of mobile community and social networking solutions.
buyer: Mobestar Holdings PLC
Mobestar Holdings Plc was established to offer a complete technology solution for the high growth mobile community and mobile social net­working sectors. Mobestar’s technology solution was officially launched at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona in February 2006. "
target: Mobile Life Consulting Ltd.
Mobile Life Consulting Ltd provides an application to extend access to 3,000 wireless devices, PCs, and to emerging interactive and digital channels worldwide.
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announced 9/19/2006 via PR Newswire

PlayStar Corporation, will acquire Premier Mobile Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Playstar Corporation has signed a definitive letter of intent to acquire Premier Mobile Technologies Inc., a Canadian corporation, which owns and operates multiple short codes. Premier Mobile Technologies will become a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Playstar Corporation.
buyer: PlayStar Corporation
In 2006 PlayStar Corp. sold its fitness tape business and now plans to acquire Premier Mobile Technologies, a maker of text messaging systems. Since 2004 the company has been involved in such ventures as online financial services and Internet casino gambling. "
target: Premier Mobile Technologies Inc.
Premier Mobile has developed and is launching a series of SMS text applications and will be utilizing these short codes to provide a revenue stream from various mobile texting campaigns throughout North America.
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closed 4/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Seesmic, acquired Twhirl

synopsis: Today Seesmic, the enabler of video conversations, announced that it has acquired Twhirl the number one Twitter client.
buyer: Seesmic
Seesmic brings online conversation to life through video. Straight from their webcams, Seesmic enables users to easily post videos of their thoughts and ideas and participate in video conversations with the world. "
target: Twhirl
Twhirl, which has been downloaded 100,00 times, has quickly become the most popular way to connect with Twitter, Pownce and Jaiku, representing more than 7% of all Tweets posted daily.
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closed 7/19/2007 via PR Newswire

ROO Group, Inc., acquired Wurld Media

synopsis: ROO Group a global leader in online video solutions for content providers, advertisers and Web sites, today announced the completion of its acquisition of strategic P2P assets of Wurld Media, a leading peer-to- peer distribution company.
buyer: ROO Group, Inc. (RGRP:$0.00)
ROO Group Inc. through its 100% subsidiary ROO Media Corporation, is the online video solutions company focused on meeting the specific needs of large enterprise companies globally. "
target: Wurld Media
In 2005, Wurld Media launched Peer Impact, the first legal peer to peer (p2p) network to have successfully secured distribution agreements with all four major record labels, as well as a growing list of leading independent music labels.
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closed 12/7/2006 via BusinessWire

BitTorrent, Inc., acquired uTorrent

synopsis: BitTorrent, Inc., home to the world’s leading peer-assisted digital content delivery platform, has acquired µTorrent, a lightweight and efficient implementation of the BitTorrent protocol. The objective is to combine BitTorrent’s expertise in networking protocols with µTorrent’s high-performance design and compelling user interface.
buyer: BitTorrent, Inc.
BitTorrent is home to the world’s leading peer-assisted digital content delivery platform, providing the fastest, most efficient means of distributing, discovering, and consuming large, high-quality files on the Internet. BitTorrent currently enables millions of users to download digital content. "
target: uTorrent
µTorrent is a lightweight and efficient implementation of the BitTorrent protocol. µTorrent’s has high-performance design and a compelling user interface.
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AOL, LLC., acquired Userplane

synopsis: AOL LLC has acquired Userplane of Los Angeles, CA, a pioneer in community networking software that develops and markets easy-to-use, Web-based chat and instant messaging tools that can be quickly deployed and seamlessly integrated into a variety of Web services. The agreement with AOL was signed on July 28th and closed last week.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Userplane
Userplane (legal entity is 'Totekasche Holdings, Inc.' doing business as Userplane) is the world's premier communication platform for online communities. The company's hosted applications enable instant community and communication for websites of any scale and audience.
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closed 12/5/2007 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Avvenu

synopsis: Nokia has now completed its acquisition of Avvenu initially announced on December 4, 2007. Avvenu is a company providing secure remote access and private sharing technology that allows users to access and view PC files remotely, even when their PC is off.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Avvenu
Avvenu offers patented services that provide people with remote access and private sharing of all the stuff they keep on their computers, including work documents, photos and files. Avvenu Access 'n Share lets anyone grab files from their computers from anywhere in the world via the web.
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closed 8/22/2006 via BusinessWire

Dada Mobile Inc, acquired Upoc Networks

synopsis: Dada S.p.A, through its wholly owned New York-based subsidiary Dada Mobile Inc., a leader in the U.S. mobile entertainment and community services market, completed the acquisition of Upoc Networks Inc., a pioneer in the Internet and mobile value added services market.
buyer parent: Dada S.p.A.
buyer: Dada Mobile Inc
Based in New York City, Dada Mobile is the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dada S.p.A. Dada Mobile provides a suite of mobile products and services subdivided into three brands. Life.dada.net provides a social networking service that supports subscriber created blogs, pictures, and video. "
target: Upoc Networks
New York-based Upoc Networks was founded in 1999 with the vision of a service that would let an emerging breed of American mobile consumers communicate with the people and companies that are important to them.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/22/2006 via BusinessWire

New Bay Software, Ltd, acquired InAMobile, Ltd

synopsis: NewBay Software, the leading provider of mobile social networking and multi-media solutions, announced the acquisition of Inamobile Ltd, a UK developer of handset applications that provide image upload and viewing capabilities across Java, Symbian and BREW platforms. This acquisition significantly enhances NewBay's product range.
buyer: New Bay Software, Ltd
NewBay's mobile applications include the award winning FoneBlog, mobile blogging and multimedia album solution; FoneShare, for legal mobile content superdistribution; and FonePIM, carrier grade mobile synchronization. "
target: InAMobile, Ltd
Inamobile is the leading Mobile Photo Applications Specialist. Our advanced imaging solutions have been deployed by leading mobile network operators, photofinishers, retailers and brands around the world. Inamobile was established in 2003 and is privately held with its head office in London, UK.
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closed 3/13/2006 via BusinessWire

Six Apart, Ltd., acquired SplashBlog

synopsis: Six Apart, the leader in blogging software and services for individuals and businesses, today announced that it has acquired SplashBlog for an undisclosed amount. SplashBlog is a mobile photo blogging application and service that allows users to instantly publish photos from a camera phone to a blog.
buyer: Six Apart, Ltd.
Six Apart Ltd. provides award-winning blogging software and services that change the way millions of individuals, organizations, and corporations connect and communicate across the world every day. "
target: SplashBlog
SplashBlog is a mobile photo blogging application and service that allows users to instantly publish photos from a camera phone to a blog.
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closed 5/11/2005 via

MSN, acquired MessageCast, Inc.

synopsis: The MSN(R) network of Internet services today announced that it has acquired substantially all the assets of MessageCast Inc., a leading provider of automated alerting and messaging technology that currently supports the MSN Alerts service.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: MSN
MSN attracts more than 350 million unique users worldwide per month. With localized versions available globally in 38 markets and 18 languages, MSN is a world leader in delivering Web services to consumers and online advertising opportunities to businesses worldwide. The most useful and innovative "
target: MessageCast, Inc.
Established in 2002, MessageCast is a pioneer in creating broadcast messaging systems using real-time networks and RSS content feeds. MessageCast's technology notifies customers about information services, blog and podcast updates, product information, and updates to the MSN Alerts service.
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closed 6/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Shopify Inc., acquired Primer Supply Inc.

synopsis: Shopify, the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform, has acquired Primer, an augmented reality (AR) app for home improvement. Primer allows users to try on wall paint, tile and wallpaper from curated brands directly in their space. Their app features products from various leading brands, including Annie Moran, Habita, and more.
buyer: Shopify Inc. (SHOP:$3,448.14)
Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, brick-and-mortar locations and pop-up shops. "
target: Primer Supply Inc.
Primer is an augmented reality (AR) app for home improvement. Primer allows users to try on wall paint, tile and wallpaper from curated brands directly in their space. Their app features products from various leading brands, including Annie Moran, Artistic Tile, Habita, and more.
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closed 4/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ePlay Digital Inc., acquired Holo3D Technologies Inc.

synopsis: ePlay Digital Inc. has acquired start-up company Holo3D Technologies Inc. and its marketing assets in an all-stock deal. Holo3D Technologies Inc. is the creator of Klocked, formerly known as Holodeck. Klocked is a mobile fitness app that uses augmented reality to visualize a user's everyday activity and races.
buyer: ePlay Digital Inc. (CNSX:EPY:$0.04)
ePlay Digital Inc. is a mobile game creator and publisher specializing in sports, eSports and entertainment augmented reality titles, including their new augmented reality running app, Klocked.me, flagship title Big Shot Basketball and Howie Mandel mobile game collaboration - HowiesGames.com. "
target: Holo3D Technologies Inc.
Holo3D Technologies Inc. is the creator of Klocked, formerly known as Holodeck. Klocked is a mobile fitness app that uses augmented reality to visualize a user's everyday activity and races. The Klocked app tracks a user's fitness activity using GPS.
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