Like Fliptop

closed 8/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Fliptop

synopsis: The world’s largest professional networking website, LinkedIn has announced its acquisition of Fliptop, a leading provider of predictive sales and marketing software. Fliptop's web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Fliptop
Fliptop provides Social Intelligence, connecting email and social identities. Their web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
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announced 4/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Klear

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a leading global SaaS provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into an agreement to acquire Klear, an Israeli SaaS company and a market leader in the fast-growing influencer marketing space.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Klear
Klear is a big data Influencer Marketing software platform. Klear helps brands build, scale and measure influencer programs. With the most comprehensive database of over 1 billion influencers, Klear enables their clients to find influencers in any category worldwide.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$8
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1.4x
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announced 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, will acquire Linkfluence

synopsis: Meltwater B.V., a global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, will acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights. The acquisition is part of Meltwater’s growth strategy, which involves investments and acquisitions in the social media segment.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater provides social and media intelligence. By examining millions of posts each day from social media platforms, blogs and news sites, Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insight from the outside. "
target: Linkfluence
Based in France, Linkfluence is a leader in AI-enabled consumer intelligence. Its SaaS platform enables hundreds of global brands to derive actionable insights from social data and understand their consumers better and faster.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$20
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2.9x
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announced 2/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Cision AB, will acquire Brandwatch

synopsis: Cision will acquire Brandwatch, a global leader in digital consumer intelligence and social media listening. This strategic move will combine two leaders in their respective industries and will bring to customers the substantial benefits of their complementary capabilities to deliver the future of PR, marketing and digital customer engagement.
buyer parent: Platinum Equity, LLC
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
Cision is a global leader in PR, marketing, and social media management technology and intelligence. Cision helps brands and organizations identify, connect, and engage with customers and stakeholders to drive business results. "
target: Brandwatch
Based in the UK, Brandwatch is the world's pioneering digital consumer intelligence suite. The company's AI-powered deep social listening and content marketing analytics products help over 2,000 of the world's most admired brands and agencies make insightful, data-driven decisions.
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closed 9/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Astute Solutions, acquired Socialbakers

synopsis: Astute, Inc., a leading customer engagement and Voice of the Customer (VoC) platform, has acquired Prague-based Socialbakers a.s., a market-leading unified social media marketing platform. The acquisition will allow global brands to manage research, content, engagement, social listening, and VoC in a single Software-as-a-Service platform.
buyer: Astute Solutions
Astute is a full-service end-to-end customer engagement platform for global brands. Astute unifies all first-party data across the customer journey, offering AI-driven customer self-service, agent desktop CRM, social media management, and powerful Voice of the Customer tracking and analytics. "
target: Socialbakers
Prague-based Socialbakers is the trusted social media management partner to thousands of enterprise and mid-market brands. The company's AI-powered social media marketing suite helps brands ensure their investment in social media delivers measurable business outcomes.
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announced 1/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Tremor International Ltd, will acquire Unruly Group Limited

synopsis: Tremor International Ltd, a global leader in video advertising technologies, announces that it has reached an agreement with News Corp, a global diversified media and information services company, to acquire Unruly, News Corp’s programmatic video marketplace. Unruly wins minds and steals hearts through the power of a data-driven video marketplace.
buyer: Tremor International Ltd (AIM:TRMR:$400.10)
Tremor International is a global leader in advertising technologies with operations in more than 60 countries. Tremor International offers digital advertising solutions leveraging the latest video, native, and display technology to reach the most valuable users for every app, service, and brand. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: Unruly Group Limited
Unruly wins minds and steals hearts through the power of a data-driven video marketplace. They use emotional data to deliver brand-safe awesome advertising to 1.2bn people. Founded in 2006, Unruly was the first vendor to bring emotional intelligence to video advertising.
price ($mm)
$294
rev ($mm)
$286
EBITDA ($mm)
$29
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
10.1x
closed 12/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Sprinklr, purchased Social Advertising Business from Nanigans

synopsis: Sprinklr, the world’s first Unified Front Office for Modern Channels, has acquired Nanigans’ social advertising business. The acquired assets include data management, predictive analytics, optimization, campaign management, and granular real-time reporting across the most valuable advertising channels: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
buyer: Sprinklr
Sprinklr is a Unified Front Office for Modern Channels. Sprinklr helps brands execute marketing, advertising, research, care, and engagement initiatives across all modern channels, including 23 social channels, 11 messaging channels, and millions of forums, blogs, review sites, and news sites. "
seller: Nanigans
Nanigans' social advertising business includes data management, predictive analytics, optimization, campaign management, and granular real-time reporting across the most valuable advertising channels: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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closed 9/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Innive Inc., acquired Red Pill Analytics, LLC

synopsis: Innive Inc., a leading technology and management consulting firm, has acquired Red Pill Analytics, a data and analytics company that helps customers see data differently. Red Pill Analytics combines the best elements of cloud-native technologies, agile development, and continuous innovation to form a unique solution called Elastic Delivery.
buyer: Innive Inc.
Innive is a leading technology and management consulting firm. Innive delivers end-to-end IT-enabled business services that help private and public organisations meet today’s complex business challenges. Their services encompass all aspects of Oracle E-Business Suite Applications. "
target: Red Pill Analytics, LLC
Red Pill Analytics is a data and analytics company that helps customers see data differently. Red Pill Analytics combines the best elements of cloud-native technologies, agile development, and continuous innovation to form a unique solution called Elastic Delivery.
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Reputation Loop

synopsis: Alpine SG, a unique software business that buys, builds, and operates market-leading vertical SaaS companies, announced the acquisition of Reputation Loop, the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Reputation Loop will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Reputation Loop
Reputation Loop™ is the world’s first and only reputation marketing platform. Their goal is to empower local business owners with the ability to control and expand their positive reputation.
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closed 2/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Grade.us, acquired Social Report

synopsis: Alpine SG announced the acquisition of Social Report, an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts. Social Report will join with an existing ASG company, Grade.Us, to form ASG MarTech.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Grade.us
Grade.us is the #1 white-label review management and marketing platform for marketers, consultants, agencies and SEO specialists. Grade.us is simply the most powerful SaaS platform out there for complete online review management and marketing. "
target: Social Report
Social Report is an all-in-one social media management and reporting solution that efficiently allows customers to track and also manage each and every one of their social network accounts—all in one place.
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announced 10/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Crimson Hexagon will be merged with Brandwatch,

synopsis: Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon, two leaders in the social intelligence space, announce the signing of a merger agreement. Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance.
buyer: Brandwatch
Brandwatch is the world's enterprise social intelligence leader, empowering 1,400 of the planet's most admired brands and agencies including Unilever, Walmart and Dell to make insightful, data-driven business decisions. "
target: Crimson Hexagon
Crimson Hexagon helps global brands better understand their consumers. Crimson Hexagon's AI-powered consumer insights platform allows clients to analyze audiences, track brand perception and campaign performance, and even detect competitive and market trends.
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closed 4/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Meltwater, acquired Sysomos Inc.

synopsis: Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, announced its acquisition of Canada-based Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. Sysomos helps brands and agencies turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across media.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. "
target: Sysomos Inc.
Based in Canada, Sysomos is a leader in social marketing and analytics helping brands and agencies to turn data-driven insights into customer engagement opportunities. Their platform gives marketers the easiest way to Search, Publish, Engage and Analyze at scale across earned, owned and paid media.
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closed 3/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Olapic, acquired Piqora Inc.

synopsis: Olapic, the premier visual content marketing platform, announced the acquisition of Piqora. The company expanded its strategy to include marketing, commerce, and analytics tools for other image-based networks such as Tumblr and Instagram to help advertisers and marketers discover and amplify the most relevant visual content on mobile destinations.
buyer: Olapic
Olapic is the leading visual marketing platform for collecting, curating, permissioning, and showcasing consumer-generated photos across marketing channels. "
target: Piqora Inc.
Piqora was founded with a focus on marketing and data analytics for Pinterest. Since launch, the company expanded its strategy to include marketing, commerce, and analytics tools for other image-based networks.
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closed 2/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Clickable, Inc., acquired Talkwheel.com, Inc.

synopsis: Talkwheel, a company that offers a unique way to visualize customer conversations, has been acquired by Clickable, a company that makes marketers thrive by delivering powerful intelligence for social and search advertising.
buyer parent: LookSmart Ltd.
buyer: Clickable, Inc.
Clickable makes marketers thrive by delivering powerful intelligence for social and search advertising. With Clickable, marketers simplify complex data into meaningful metrics and customer insights, and can prove ROI while making more profitable advertising decisions. "
target: Talkwheel.com, Inc.
Talkwheel is a revolutionary community and analytics platform that empowers brands to build simple yet visual, hosted, consumer-facing communities and easily integrates into any website, mobile app, blog, and social media channel to unify conversation no matter where consumers interact.
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closed 4/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Sprinklr, acquired Postano

synopsis: Sprinklr, Inc., the world’s most complete enterprise social technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of Postano, the leading social visualization platform, from TigerLogic Corporation. Postano brings social content and the voice of the customer into offline, immersive brand experiences through stunning, large-scale digital displays.
buyer: Sprinklr
Sprinklr is the most complete enterprise social technology, purpose-built for large companies to drive business outcomes and manage customer experiences. Sprinklr’s fully integrated social experience management software powers more than four billion social connections across 77 countries. "
target parent: TigerLogic Corporation
target: Postano
Postano is a real-time, visual marketing platform that finds and curates the best social fan content and publishes that content as stunning visualizations across web, mobile and live screen displays for industries such as sports, retail, events and beyond.
price ($mm)
$2.40
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closed 10/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simply Measured, acquired DataRank, Inc.

synopsis: Simply Measured announced its acquisition of DataRank, a social intelligence provider. DataRank's social analytics technology platforms prioritize data by ranking the most relevant or useful comments first, allowing the client to see high quality results immediately, and results in faster and smarter business decisions.
buyer: Simply Measured
Simply Measured offers the most complete measurement and reporting solution for social media marketers. Their software streamlines the process of moving social media data into dashboards and other deliverables. "
target: DataRank, Inc.
DataRank is one of the leading global data and social analytics technology platforms. DataRank prioritizes data by ranking the most relevant or useful comments first. This enables the client to see high quality results immediately, and results in faster and smarter business decisions.
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closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

News Corporation, acquired Unruly Group Limited

synopsis: News Corp announced that it has acquired Unruly Holdings Limited, a leading global ad platform that is revolutionizing digital and social video advertising for clients around the world. Unruly is a video distribution platform and a pioneer in tracking video sharing and delivering verifiable video views via paid media.
buyer: News Corporation (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified media and information services company with operations in several industry segments: news and information services, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and sports programming and pay-TV distribution. "
target: Unruly Group Limited
Unruly is the ad tech company that gets videos watched, tracked and shared across the Web. Positioned at the intersect of video, social & mobile, Unruly uses emotional audience data and user-friendly video formats to massively increase viewer engagement, brand performance & publisher revenues.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$46
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
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closed 6/17/2015 via PR Newswire

Gravity4, acquired Bolzter

synopsis: Gravity4, the world's first High-Frequency Marketing OS, announced the acquisition of Bolzter, the industry's first automated lead generation platform. As a part of this acquisition, the Company will rebrand Bolzter, as CrossGraph, within Gravity4's Marketing Cloud.
buyer: Gravity4
Gravity4 is the world's first High-Frequency Marketing OS integrated on one platform. Automation, Simplicity, and Design have been core ingredients in all of the technology within the Gravity4 Marketing Cloud. "
target: Bolzter
Bolzter has built various applications that it offers to marketers which discovers new audiences by mining their existing social graph in real-time. This allows any company to generate leads from its existing cluster of customers and utilize social and display advertising for targeting.
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closed 2/11/2015 via Bloomberg

Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd, acquired Eventifier

synopsis: BigTree Entertainment bought a majority stake in Eventifier, a social media analytics start-up. The firm helps consolidate, track and analyse content feed on social media platforms during a targeted social media campaign. The firm has over 1,500 clients, including blue chip companies such as Pearson, UBM Tech, Clinton Foundation and NASA.
buyer: Bigtree Entertainment Pvt Ltd
Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. is India's premiere comprehensive ticketing, information and analysis solutions provider. It provides cinemas and event organizers as well as the consumers a complete range of solution through call centers, Internet ticketing, kiosk and a mobile ticketing platform. "
target: Eventifier
Eventifier, is a social media analytics start-up. The firm helps consolidate, track and analyse content feed on social media platforms during a targeted social media campaign. The firm has over 1,500 clients, including blue chip companies such as Pearson, UBM Tech, Clinton Foundation and NASA.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Newswire

SmartFocus, acquired Content Savvy

synopsis: SmartFocus has acquired social media analytics provider Content Savvy as part of its strategy to develop the UK's first omni-channel digital marketing system. Using natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning technology, Content Savvy offers the ability to follow and accurately interpret media channels.
buyer: SmartFocus (GB:STF:$13.91)
SmartFocus is a leading international marketing software company that empowers marketers with the intelligence to drive high performance multi channel campaigns and more valuable customer relationships. "
target: Content Savvy
Content Savvy offers business solutions that harness Big Data based on large-volume multilingual content analytics. Using natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning technology, Content Savvy offers the ability to follow and accurately interpret media channels.
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closed 8/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Fliptop

synopsis: The world’s largest professional networking website, LinkedIn has announced its acquisition of Fliptop, a leading provider of predictive sales and marketing software. Fliptop's web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Fliptop
Fliptop provides Social Intelligence, connecting email and social identities. Their web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
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closed 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., purchased Social Data Matching Business Unit from Fliptop

synopsis: D&B, the world's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, announced that it has acquired the social data matching business unit of Fliptop, a leader in software solutions that aggregates public web and social data.
buyer: Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. (DNB:$1,813.10)
The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses, or “content.” Their global commercial database contains more than 230 million business records. "
seller: Fliptop
Fliptop’s social data matching technology matches people with their public profiles with businesses that are included in the proprietary structured database, which can offer customers an edge in an increasingly digital sales and marketing environment.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Jumprope, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has acquired how-to video app Jumprope as part of its expanded video focus. Jumprope, which describes itself as "the best place for anyone to create a how-to and export it to every social platform", enables users to create step-by-step tutorials, using video and still image assets, with preset formats and overlays.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Jumprope, Inc.
Jumprope is the place to discover, create and share step-by-step how-to videos. Users don’t need any video-editing experience to create useful and engaging recipes, beauty tutorials, fitness routines and more. Reach an engaged community on Jumprope, and share videos to any social platform.
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Scribd, Inc., acquired SlideShare Inc.

synopsis: Scribd, an American e-book and audiobook subscription service, has acquired SlideShare, a leading professional content sharing community, from LinkedinIn.
buyer: Scribd, Inc.
Scribd is an American e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles. Scribd hosts 60 million documents on its open publishing platform. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: SlideShare Inc.
Founded in 2006, SlideShare is a leading professional content sharing community. Professionals can upload content for free, discover people through content, and content through people. SlideShare brings presentations, documents and videos to life on the web for professionals to discover and share.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Drawbridge

synopsis: LinkedIn is acquiring digital identity management vendor Drawbridge Inc. Drawbridge uses large-scale AI and machine learning technology to build democratized solutions for identity. Linkedin plans for Drawbridge to help users better reach and understand their professional audiences and measure the ROI of their campaigns across mobile and desktop.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Drawbridge
Drawbridge uses AI and machine learning technology to build democratized solutions for identity. Drawbridge's technology allows companies to better understand their users for advertising, personalization, content management, product recommendation, authentication, risk detection, and more.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Glint Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft's LinkedIn announced the acquisition of Glint, a real-time employee engagement platform to help global organizations increase employee engagement, develop their people, and improve business results.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Glint Inc.
Glint Inc. develops a real-time employee engagement platform for organizations. It offers Visibility solution that enables HR teams, leaders, and managers to access data, and displays it in ways that highlights strengths, weaknesses, trends, and areas of concern at a glance.
price ($mm)
$450
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired PointDrive

synopsis: LinkedIn, the social network for professionals with 430 million users, has acquired PointDrive, a startup that has built a service that lets salespeople share visual content with prospective clients to help seal the deal.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: PointDrive
PointDrive is a simple to use sales tool that allows people to package up, personalize, and track the content they share throughout the closing process. PointDrive increases revenue by driving more engagement during the most impressionable stage of the sales cycle.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corporation, acquired LinkedIn Corporation

synopsis: Worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, Microsoft Corp. closed its roughly $26 billion deal to buy professional-networking site LinkedIn, cementing the largest acquisition in the tech giant’s history.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27,881 [$25,887]
rev ($mm)
$3,214
EBITDA ($mm)
$266
EV / rev
8.1x
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98.4x
announced 2/4/2016 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Connectifier, Inc.

synopsis: Connectifier, a technology recruiting startup business, is to be acquired by LinkedIn, a company that operates an online professional network worldwide. Connectifier, Inc. develops an online platform for discovering, qualifying, and connecting with candidates among various recruiting technologies.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Connectifier, Inc.
Connectifier, Inc. develops an online platform for discovering, qualifying, and connecting with candidates among various recruiting technologies. Its platform helps recruiters find, qualify, and contact job candidates by leveraging a database of candidate profiles directly.
price ($mm)
$142
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closed 8/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Fliptop

synopsis: The world’s largest professional networking website, LinkedIn has announced its acquisition of Fliptop, a leading provider of predictive sales and marketing software. Fliptop's web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Fliptop
Fliptop provides Social Intelligence, connecting email and social identities. Their web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
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closed 5/14/2015 via GlobeNewswire

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Lynda.com

synopsis: LinkedIn, announced that it has closed the acquisition of lynda.com, a leading online learning company teaching business, technology and creative skills to help people achieve their professional goals. Lynda.com is a leading online learning company teaching business, technology and creative skills.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Lynda.com
lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, business, and design skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With a lynda.com subscription, members receive unlimited access to a vast library of high quality, current, and engaging video tutorials.
price ($mm)
$1,500
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$162
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closed 4/2/2015 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Refresh

synopsis: Refresh has been acquired by LinkedIn. Refresh produces an iOS app of the same name which surfaces insights about people in user's networks right before they meet. Refresh finds common ground with users by searching the web and social networks to deliver insights about contacts: mutual interest, shared passions and important moments.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Refresh
Refresh is an iOS app that is used to generate social insights about people. It searches the web and social networks to create comprehensive profiles of people users meet, their contacts, their leads, or anybody they search. Using Refresh allows for an instant rapport between people.
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closed 3/16/2015 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Careerify

synopsis: Networking company, LinkedIn has acquired Toronto based startup Careerify with the aim of automating the referrals process using big data. Careerify is a leading edge Internet company leveraging today's technologies to help employers connect with the right candidates, both active and passive.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Careerify
Careerify is a leading edge Internet company leveraging today's technologies to help employers connect with the right candidates, both active and passive.
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announced 7/22/2014 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Bizo, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has agreed to acquire Bizo, the world's first targeted B2B audience targeting platform and advertising network, and currently reaches more than 45 million targeted business people across thousands of sites on the web. Bizo has created a new approach to online B2B marketing with precise ad targeting that's based on a prospect's bizographic.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Bizo, Inc.
Bizo, Inc. is the world's first targeted B2B audience targeting platform and advertising network, and currently reaches more than 45 million targeted business people across thousands of sites on the web.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Newsle Inc.

synopsis: Newsle has announecd that they have been acquired by LinkedIn. Newsle tracks real news, not social news. Every story in the Newsle newsfeed is a real news article from a newspaper, news website, or blog that mentions or quotes the user's friend. Newsle combs the web continuously, analyzing over 1 million articles each day.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target parent: SV Angel, LLC
target: Newsle Inc.
Newsle tracks real news, not social news. Every story in the Newsle newsfeed is a real news article from a newspaper, news website, or blog that mentions or quotes the user's friend. Newsle combs the web continuously, analyzing over 1 million articles each day.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2014 via GlobeNewswire

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Bright

synopsis: LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network on the Internet with approximately 277 million members worldwide, announced it agreed to acquire Bright, a company that leverages data insights and matching technology to connect prospects and employers.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With approximately 277 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Bright
Bright eliminates the noise in the hiring process by efficiently connecting job seekers to their best opportunities, and employers to their top prospects. Bright Score, examines thousands of data points to find the best fit between job seekers and job openings.
price ($mm)
$120
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Maybe, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has acqui-hired Maybe, the social polling startup founded by Omar Hamoui. Maybe, Inc. runs a service that organizes peoples' decisions and gets them help in making them.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 225 million members in over 200 countries and territories worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Maybe, Inc.
Maybe, Inc. runs a service that organizes peoples' decisions and gets them help in making them. They help compile options from around the web, organize those options into decisions, and gives the option of asking friends or the Maybe community at large for help in making better decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 4/11/2013 via GlobeNewswire

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire Pulse

synopsis: LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network on the Internet with more than 200 million members worldwide, announced it agreed to acquire Pulse (owned by Alphonso Labs, Inc.), a leading news reader and mobile content distribution platform.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
Founded in 2003, LinkedIn connects the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. With more than 200 million members worldwide, including executives from every Fortune 500 company, LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. "
target: Pulse
Pulse is one of the most widely used platforms for content consumption on the Internet. Pulse has more than 30 million users who have activated its iOS and Android-based news reader apps in more than 190 countries.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2012 via GlobeNewswire

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire SlideShare Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network on the Internet with 161 million members worldwide, announced it agreed to acquire SlideShare, a leading professional content sharing community. Founded in October 2006, SlideShare helps professionals discover people through content, and content through people.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network on the Internet. The company has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, marketing solutions and hiring solutions. "
target: SlideShare Inc.
Founded in 2006, SlideShare is a leading professional content sharing community. Professionals can upload content for free, discover people through content, and content through people. SlideShare brings presentations, documents and videos to life on the web for professionals to discover and share.
price ($mm)
$72
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/23/2012 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Rapportive

synopsis: Linkedin has announced that it has acquired Rapportive. The plugin offers users context related to their contacts inside Gmail. It comes in the form of a plugin which replaces your sidebar inside Gmail.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn is an internet platform company focused on connecting the world's professionals. Built upon trusted connections and relationships, LinkedIn has established the world’s largest and most powerful professional network. "
target: Rapportive
Rapportive shows you everything about your contacts right inside your inbox. You can immediately see what people look like, where they're based, and what they do. Rapportive allows you to establish rapport with your contacts by mentioning shared interests.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired IndexTank, Inc.

synopsis: Professional social network LinkedIn has acquired hosted search startup IndexTank. IndexTank is a real-time, hosted search engine service that allows developers to quickly build search-based applications without having to worry about hosting their own search software. Its features include real-time feed indexing, geo search, and more.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn is an internet platform company focused on connecting the world's professionals. Built upon trusted connections and relationships, LinkedIn has established the world’s largest and most powerful professional network. "
target: IndexTank, Inc.
IndexTank is a real-time, hosted search engine service that allows developers to quickly build search-based applications without having to worry about hosting their own search software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2011 via Forbes

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Connected

synopsis: LinkedIn has acquired Connected, a contact management start-up, raising possibilities for a future LinkedIn CRM service. Connected is a customer relationship management tool for people or businesses who do not want to or are too small to use Salesforce.com. It provides a way for people to manage all their contacts online.
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn is an internet platform company focused on connecting the world's professionals. Built upon trusted connections and relationships, LinkedIn has established the world’s largest and most powerful professional network. "
target: Connected
Connected provides a customer relationship management tool that offers users a way to manage all of their contacts online from multiple sources like Gmail, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Users' contacts are automatically updated with their latest company, title, email, location, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/23/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Figaro Classifieds, will acquire Viadeo S.A.

synopsis: The Paris commercial court approved the sale of Viadeo to Figaro Classifieds. Viadeo is France's leading professional social network. Viadeo offers businesses bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
buyer parent: Le Figaro
buyer: Figaro Classifieds
Figaro Classifieds S.A. operates in the internet classified advertisements market in France. It provides web, print, and mobile media solutions in three main business areas: employment, training, and real estate. "
target: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is France's leading professional social network, with close to 11 million members. Viadeo offers businesses, whatever their sector or location, bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cirpack, acquired Amplement

synopsis: Cirpack, a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software, is acquiring Amplement, a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world.
buyer parent: Technicolor SA
buyer: Cirpack
Cirpack is a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software and operator of a Telecom "Platform as a Service"​ in the Cloud. They are based in France. "
target: Amplement
Amplement is a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world. With more than half a million active members in France, Amplement is becoming an indispensable tool for the professional world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corporation, acquired LinkedIn Corporation

synopsis: Worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, Microsoft Corp. closed its roughly $26 billion deal to buy professional-networking site LinkedIn, cementing the largest acquisition in the tech giant’s history.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27,881 [$25,887]
rev ($mm)
$3,214
EBITDA ($mm)
$266
EV / rev
8.1x
EV / EBITDA
98.4x
closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Agora SA, acquired GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Agora SA, one of the biggest media companies in Poland, bought a 53% stake in the internet portal GoldenLine. GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
buyer: Agora SA (WSE:AGO:$336.55)
Agora is one of the biggest media companies in Poland, operating since 1989 in such areas as newspapers, magazines, Internet, mobile applications, radio, cinema, TV and outdoor advertising. Agora offers its clients and receivers a broad range of possibilities. "
target: GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.
GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. The company's misson is to connect employees and employers. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
price ($mm)
$2.06*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

1-Page Inc., will acquire BranchOut, Inc.

synopsis: 1-Page has agreed to acquire BranchOut, a professional networking service built and developed on the Facebook platform. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
buyer: 1-Page Inc. (ASX:1PG:$0.16)
The One-Page Company LLC offers 1-Page Job Proposal Tool, an automated proposal writing tool that enables job hunters to showcase their experiences, knowledge, and ideas to employers; and companies to identify applicants with the best ideas. "
target: BranchOut, Inc.
BranchOut is the world's largest professional network with over 800 million searchable profiles. On BranchOut, users utilize their social network from Facebook to discover all of their inside connections for jobs, recruiting and sales. BranchOut's mission is to connect the world's professionals.
price ($mm)
$4.75
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

BMC Software, Inc., acquired KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Houston-based software firm BMC Software has acquired Bangalore-based KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt Ltd, a cloud-based enterprise software company set up by Akansa Capital founder and former Wipro chief Vivek Paul. The transaction details of the deal are not known.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world. "
target: KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. operates an online platform for IT services companies to collaborate with employees, customers, and business partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
on offer 10/26/2012 via

Hubert Burda Media, offer to acquire XING AG

synopsis: Hubert Burda Media has offered to buy Xing AG. Xing connects professionals seeking jobs and companies looking for employees. The network competes with U.S. peer LinkedIn and privately held Viadeo from France, and it makes money selling premium subscriptions and advertising.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media, Inc. publishes magazines and Websites. The company also owns interests in Internet, radio, and television productions, as well as in direct marketing entities. It offers its products in the United States and Europe. "
target: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information.
price ($mm)[EV]
$215 [$144]*
rev ($mm)
$89
EBITDA ($mm)
$28
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 10/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited

synopsis: Info Edge (India) Limited acquired TooStep Consultancy Private Limited from Accel Management Co, Inc., Atlantic Ventures GmbH and other investors. TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Infomedia India Limited operates as a media company primarily in India. It publishes business directories, children's books, and special interest publications, as well as provides the 'Yellow Line' telephone information service. "
target parent: Accel Partners
target: TooStep Consultancy Private Limited
TooStep Consultancy Private Limited operates an online portal for professionals to discover and share professional expertise.
price ($mm)
$0.78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2012 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Yammer, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft announced that they have completed the acquisition Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks, for $1.2 billion in cash. Yammer is a leading provider of enterprise social networks with over 5 million verified corporate users.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Yammer, Inc.
Yammer is the leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, enabling organizations to make transformative changes quickly by empowering employees to collaborate across departments, geographies, content and business applications.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2010 via PR Newswire

SuccessFactors, Inc., acquired CubeTree, Inc.

synopsis: SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in Business Execution Software, announced that it has completed its acquisition of CubeTree, Inc., a visionary leader in the rapidly growing social business software category. CubeTree is an online collaboration suite that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely.
buyer: SuccessFactors, Inc. (US:SFSF:$205.93)
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance to drive breakthrough results for companies of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
target: CubeTree, Inc.
CubeTree is an award-winning social business platform that enables employees to connect, communicate and collaborate efficiently and securely. CubeTree is designed for enterprises ranging from start-ups to Global 500 companies.
price ($mm)
$49
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
978.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Meltwater Group, acquired BuzzGain

synopsis: Meltwater Group, one of the world’s leading, global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies, announced that it has acquired BuzzGain Inc., a social media monitoring company whose technology will serve as the platform to enhance Meltwater’s existing social media monitoring service, Meltwater Buzz.
buyer: Meltwater Group (:$359.79)
Meltwater Group is committed to disrupting the status quo through novel technologies and a powerful, global sales and distribution infrastructure. Meltwater Group currently delivers business solutions based on search engine technology, cloud computing, and biometrics. "
target: BuzzGain
BuzzGain is an online service for discovering and engaging with the people who will help your business thrive in today's social economy - where attention is a precious commodity.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Tianji.com, acquired Zaizher

synopsis: Vocational social communication website, Tianji.com is said to have acquired Zaizher.im. Zaizher offers an application for phones which allows people to exchange business cards digitally.
buyer: Tianji.com
Tianji.com is the largest professional networking site in China, its major user groups for professionals to meet the needs of commercial and professional aspects of the user, to help users more effectively build, manage, expand personal networks. "
target: Zaizher
Zaizher.im is China’s leading mobile, location-based business networking app. Zaizher.im allows users to immediately view professional profiles of those around them and swap digital business cards with people of interest.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dricki, acquired Etalktech

synopsis: Dricki, a leading Digital Marketing Agency acquired Etalktech.com, India’s fastest growing Technology and social media blog for the blogging community where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
buyer: Dricki
India-based, Dricki is a digital marketing agency that specializes in Search Engine Optimization, PPC services, Conversion Rate Optimization and Content Marketing and Website Designing. After having an experience of almost a decade of working with brands such as HVS, Search-Wire, Realpin and more. "
target: Etalktech
Etalktech is India’s leading blogging Platform where bloggers and content managers from all backgrounds connect to learn from each other while networking with industry leaders in the blogging community.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2011 via BusinessWire

Mediabistro.com, Inc., acquired FacebookMarketing.de

synopsis: Mediabistro.com has announced that it acquired the assets of the blog FacebookMarketing.de from Philipp Roth and Jens Wiese of Munich, Germany. FacebookMarketing.de concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
buyer parent: WebMediaBrands, Inc.
buyer: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. The company's mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work. "
target: FacebookMarketing.de
FacebookMarketing.de is a blog that concentrates on news and analysis of the fast-developing use of Facebook marketing in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Starcom MediaVest Group, acquired Relevant24

synopsis: Publicis Groupe SA announced the acquisition of Relevant24, a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. They will be aligned with Starcom MediaVest Group.
buyer parent: Publicis Groupe SA
buyer: Starcom MediaVest Group
Starcom MediaVest Group bring brand experiences to life through three global award winning agency brands: MediaVest, Starcom and Spark. SMG encompasses an integrated network of human experience strategists, investment specialists, content creators and digital & technology experts. "
target: Relevant24
Relevant24 is a leader in creating original, multi-media branded content in real-time to help make brands relevant every day. Their unique process creates original content around consumer insights, topical events, and cultural trends as they unfold daily.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2011 via PR Newswire

IZEA, Inc., acquired Magpie & Friends, Ltd.

synopsis: IZEA Holdings, Inc., a world leader in social media sponsorships, announced it has acquired Germany's Magpie Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King and Heineken.
buyer: IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:$20.60)
IZEA Holdings, Inc., ("IZEA") is a world leader in social media sponsorship, operating multiple marketplaces including WeReward, SponsoredTweets, and SocialSpark. IZEA connects advertisers with social media publishers, helping them monetize their social media presence. "
target: Magpie & Friends, Ltd.
Launched in October 2008, Magpie was the first Twitter advertising network. The Magpie network includes over 12,000 advertisers and 16,000 Twitter publishers in 124 different countries. The company has executed campaigns for top brands including Burger King, Heineken, PlayStation and Audi.
price ($mm)
$0.13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Thought Convergence, acquired Name Intelligence

synopsis: Thought Convergence announced that it has completed its acquisition of Name Intelligence, the company behind the highly-acclaimed DomainTools service and the Domain Roundtable conference.
buyer: Thought Convergence
Founded in 2001, Thought Convergence™ is an industry-leading service provider of domain information, management, monetization and development tools and technologies for the domain name industry. "
target: Name Intelligence
Name Intelligence is best known for its feature rich website DomainTools.com. The mission is to gather and enable as much information as possible about every domain. Domains records exist in the deep web and are not as searchable as the very webpages they host.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Fast Search & Transfer, Inc., will purchase RetrievalWare business from Convera Inc.

synopsis: Fast Search & Transfer a leading developer of search technologies, announced its agreement to purchase selected assets of Convera Corporation, a leader in information retrieval solutions. Under the terms of the signed agreement, FAST will acquire the assets of Convera's RetrievalWare™ business.
buyer: Fast Search & Transfer, Inc.
Fast Search & Transfer is a leader in enterprise search solutions, provides businesses and government organizations with the ability to intelligently and dynamically, access, retrieve and analyze information in real time, regardless of data format, structure, or location. "
seller: Convera Inc.
Convera is a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers. Based on a semantic index of the Web, Convera enables publishers to generate additional revenue by creating customized search applications for specialist audiences under their own brand.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/22/2006 via BusinessWire

VideoEgg, Inc., acquired Popcast, LLC.

synopsis: VideoEgg, Inc., a leading innovator in web-based video publishing solutions, announced today that it has acquired assets of Popcast, LLC. Under the terms of the transaction, several senior members of Popcast's development team will join VideoEgg.
buyer: VideoEgg, Inc.
VideoEgg offers web-based video publishing solutions which make it easy to for internet users to encode, upload, host and watch video. Its flagship product, the VideoEgg Publisher, is a small website plug-in that makes it easy for end-users to capture, edit, encode, and post digital video online. "
target: Popcast, LLC.
POPcast develops simple media creation tools and self-service delivery systems. They provide a suite of easy to use streaming media applications and outsourced services for portals, ISPs and businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Lyndon Wood, acquired The Ecademy Ltd.

synopsis: Lyndon Wood acquires The Ecademy Ltd., a company that provides business networking services. It is a membership organization for entrepreneurs and business owners who belong to a community that connects, supports, and transacts with one another. The company develops tools, resources, and events for small to medium businesses.
buyer: Lyndon Wood
Lyndon Wood started Moorhouse Group 22 years ago and grew it to become one of the top 100 independent brokers in the UK before setting up a series of other specialist insurance ventures. "
target: The Ecademy Ltd.
The Ecademy Ltd. provides business networking services. It is a membership organization for entrepreneurs and business owners who belong to a community that connects, supports, and transacts with one another. The company develops tools, resources, and events for small to medium businesses.
price ($mm)
$1.84*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:RAMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LiveRamp
LiveRamp
LiveRamp provides the identity platform leveraged by brands and their partners to deliver innovative products and exceptional experiences. LiveRamp IdentityLink connects people, data, and devices across the digital and physical world.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$429.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($104.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1150
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Ticker: MRIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: TSE:7068
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Feedforce Inc. is an advertising company that specializes in digital marketing. Feedforce develops and provides marketing support services that make full use of technologies such as data feed, structured data, and ID linkage.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$224.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$67.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: XTRA:O1BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XING AG
XING AG
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$262.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.35
EBIT ($mm)
$59.09
Net Income ($mm)
$34.98
Employees
1567
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$67.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: ONSM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Onstream Media Corp.
Onstream Media Corp.
Onstream Media is a leading online service provider of live and on-demand, digital media communications and applications. Onstream Media's pioneering Digital Media Services Platform provides its customers with the necessary tools for establishing e- commerce storefronts to transact business online.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$15.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.22
EBIT ($mm)
($0.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
75
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Ticker: MUEX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Musician’s Exchange
Musician’s Exchange
Musicians Exchange is a global community with an eye towards online commercial exchange. It features digital music & video distribution, classified ads, and global opportunity for the musician, artist, band, videographer, producer, writer, and others.
year
2009
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Ticker: OTCPK:MCGI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MedCAREERS GROUP
MedCAREERS GROUP
MedCAREERS Group's goal is to build itself into a complete resource for the healthcare professional with an emphasis and understanding of what healthcare professionals need as a resource to assist them in maximizing their careers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: CHGG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chegg, Inc.
Chegg, Inc.
Chegg puts students first. As the leading student-first connected learning platform, Chegg strives to improve the overall return on investment in education by helping students learn more in less time and at a lower cost.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$445.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$59.43
EBIT ($mm)
$23.20
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1401
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Ticker: TTGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc. is an online IT media related firm. It runs various online review sites, such as TechnologyGuide.com and ComputerWeekly.com, as well as enterprise IT sites with the "Search" prefix, including SearchStorage.com.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$198.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.99
EBIT ($mm)
$32.52
Net Income ($mm)
$17.02
Employees
940
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Ticker: TSE:4436
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid is a Japanese media company. Minkabu provides financial information to individuals and corporations through their websites. The company operates websites that focus on investing, FOREX, virtual currency, insurance, commodities, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.21
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.71
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:HNSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Healthnostics, Inc.
Healthnostics, Inc.
Healthnostics, Inc. is a medical and biotechnology analytics company that provides patient clinical monitoring and risk management systems to acute care hospitals, and utilizes its Internet portals to deliver medical and biotechnology resource information.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.20
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: LEON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LION bioscience AG
At the heart of LION’s offering is SRS, the world’s leading integration software for biological data, which seamlessly integrates information from hundreds of publicly available databases with in-house research data.
year
2004
rev ($mm)
$32.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($57.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DRVW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DirectView, Inc.
DirectView, Inc. is a full-service provider of high-quality, cost-efficient videoconferencing technologies and services. DirectView provides businesses with multipoint videoconferencing, network integration services, custom room design, staffing, document conferencing and webconferencing services.
year
2002
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