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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simply Measured, acquired Inside Social

synopsis: Simply Measured, the leading social media analytics solution, announced the acquisition of marketing analytics company, Inside Social. Inside Social helps marketers connect social sharing and engagement to customer lifetime value, loyalty, conversion and revenue.
buyer: Simply Measured
Simply Measured is the world's best social analytics platform designed to help marketers do their best work, simply. Over 100,000 marketers and 50 percent of the Interbrand 100 companies use Simply Measured daily to identify new opportunities, plan their social campaigns, and optimize activities. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Inside Social
Inside Social is the leading solution for connecting the value of social to key business metrics like revenue, loyalty, and Lifetime Value (LTV). Inside Social helps marketers prove and improve their social ROI by identifying the content, channels, and audiences that drive real value.
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closed 7/28/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., acquired Shotzr

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies, has acquired Shotzr, a company that helps clients powers customer acquisition through AI-driven programmatic campaigns.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$719.36)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: Shotzr
Shotzr helps clients identify their customer, and then identify with them through contextual imagery that matches their audience targeting. Whether they're doing Facebook campaigns, social media, or SEM landing pages, Shotzr provides them with all the imagery they need for digital marketing.
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closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Sprout Social, acquired Simply Measured

synopsis: Sprout Social, a global provider of social media management, analytics and advocacy solutions, has acquired industry-leading social analytics firm, Simply Measured. Simply Measured helps marketers measure everything from conversations to conversions, so they can prove social’s impact and improve performance.
buyer: Sprout Social
Sprout Social is a social media management tool created to help businesses grow their social media presence. The web application integrates with multiple social networks where consumers are engaging with businesses and brands. "
target: Simply Measured
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Seattle, Simply Measured helps marketers measure everything from conversations to conversions, so they can prove social’s impact and improve performance.
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closed 7/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Synthesio, acquired Social Karma

synopsis: Synthesio, the leading global Social Intelligence and Social Listening platform, announced that it is continuing to build its global, industry leading Social Analytics suite, with the acquisition Social Karma, an audience insights and engagement analytics solutions provider.
buyer: Synthesio
Synthesio is a global Social Intelligence platform used by some of the world's top brands, and the agencies that support them. Synthesio helps teams listen to, and analyze, consumer conversations across social and mainstream media within one platform. "
target: Social Karma
Social Karma is an audience insights and engagement analytics solutions provider. Social Karma develops SaaS platforms that allow marketers to measure, compare and optimise their performance on social networks.
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Web

Cision AB, Vocus, Inc., acquired Visible Technologies

synopsis: Vocus, Inc. and Cision, leading global providers of cloud-based public relations software have been brought together by private equity firm GTCR, announced the acquisition of Visible Technologies. Visible is a worldwide market leader in social media listening and analytics, insights and engagement.
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
buyer: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Cision is a leading provider of cloud-based PR software, services and tools for the marketing and public relations industry. "
target: Visible Technologies
Visible Technologies is the leader in social media monitoring, analytics, and services for enterprises globally. Visible helps businesses analyze social media conversations to better understand consumer preferences, market dynamics, competitive strengths and weaknesses, and other information.
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closed 1/28/2013 via Market Wire

Unified Social, Inc., acquired PageLever

synopsis: Unified Social, providers of award-winning enterprise marketing technology, announced that it has acquired PageLever, the industry's leading analytics and management solution for Facebook Pages. Combined, Unified and PageLever represent an end-to-end platform for social marketing insights, social audience engagement, and social advertising.
buyer: Unified Social, Inc.
Unified Social is an award-winning enterprise marketing technology company for activating social audiences and impacting consumer actions. Unified's cloud-based Social Operating Platform generates and measures social amplification and ROI through paid and organic. "
target: PageLever
PageLever is the industry's leading analytics and management solution for Facebook Pages. It provides real-time publishing, historical analysis, and reporting via PageLever Now and PageLever Analytics product suite. PageLever is a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Market Wire

Meltwater, acquired Encore Alert

synopsis: Meltwater, the global leader in media intelligence solutions, announced the acquisition of Encore Alert. The company is a Virginia-based SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to sift through online information 24/7 to derive critical insights used to improve a company's marketing and PR efforts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Encore Alert
Encore Alert uses artificial intelligence to help marketers at brands automatically identify and quickly act on emerging trends, PR crises, and important web mentions. Founded in 2013 and backed by top investors including 500 Startups, HBS Angels, and NextGen Venture Partners.
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announced 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Conscience Capital Inc., will acquire HashOff, LLC

synopsis: Conscience Capital Inc. will acquire Hashoff LLC , a privately held artificial intelligence technologies company. Hashoff's flagship solutions; "IAM" and "Create Marketplace" allow brands to; scan, identify, profile, prequalify, geo-locate, connect and command, top ranked social media content creators, in real time.
buyer: Conscience Capital Inc. (TSXV:DGTL.P:$3.31)
As a Toronto Venture Stock Exchange listed capital pool company, Conscience Capital seeks to acquire, fund, accelerate and optimize a diversified investment portfolio of rapid growth stage companies. "
target: HashOff, LLC
Hashoff is an enterprise level advertising technology company with proprietary AI software. Hashoff's flagship solutions; "IAM" and "Create Marketplace" allow brands to; scan, identify, profile, prequalify, geo-locate, connect and command, top ranked social media content creators, in real time.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Predictive Edge

synopsis: Dropbox has announced their acquisition of Predictive Edge, a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. Predictive Edge’s cloud-based solution empowers marketers with the ability to easily manage banners, images, and text using an intuitive point-and-click interface.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Predictive Edge
Predictive Edge is a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. It was designed for marketers to make content customization dead simple.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired BlueFin Labs

synopsis: Twitter has closed a deal to buy BlueFin Labs, a company that specializes in helping media companies understand how people use social media in conjunction with their TV watching. BlueFin offers analysis of how brands, agencies, and TV networks can tap into viewer commentary about shows and commercials to power insights, ad sales, and media buys.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: BlueFin Labs
Bluefin Labs is a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brand advertisers, advertising agencies and TV networks. Its technology and professional services enable clients to tap into data at scale that links people’s social media commentary to the shows and commercials they watch on TV.
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$80
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Glam Holdings Ltd, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Glam Holdings, owner of ex-billion-dollar Mode Media, BrideClick, and Glam Inc, has acquired Carbon from Clicksco, a Dubai-based provider of performance-based marketing solutions. Carbon is a data management platform in the UK that provides publishers and advertisers with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
buyer: Glam Holdings Ltd
Glam Holdings Ltd is a UK holding company that owns and operates a number of digital brands (“Glam”) and publishing technologies (“Mode”). Glam Holdings has been built through the acquisition of BrideClick (2016), Mode Media (2017) and now Carbon (2020). "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Carbon
Carbon is a next generation data management platform in the UK. Carbon's cloud-based data management platform uses data science, AI, and machine learning to provide publishers, advertisers and platforms with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
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closed 5/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Adometry, Inc.

synopsis: Google just announced that it has acquired ad attribution company Adometry. The company provides scoring, auditing, verification, and attribution metrics to optimize results for online advertisers, agencies, publishers, and ad networks.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Adometry, Inc.
Adometry, formerly Click Forensics, Inc., provides scoring, auditing, verification, and attribution metrics to optimize results for online advertisers, agencies, publishers, and ad networks.
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closed 3/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Click Forensics, Inc., acquired Adometry, Inc.

synopsis: Click Forensics®, Inc. has announced that it has acquired display ad verification technology provider Adometry. In addition, Click Forensics announced it has changed its company name to Adometry. The moves are designed to support the continued expansion of the Click Forensics product line for the display advertising market.
buyer: Click Forensics, Inc.
Click Forensics is a provider of enterprise level click validation services. Its focus is to utilize patent-pending technology and resources to lead the online community toward a solution for the growing "click fraud" problem. "
target: Adometry, Inc.
Adometry is the leading provider of ad analytics, delivering actionable insight to improve the performance of online advertising. Adometry provides scoring, auditing, verification, and attribution metrics to optimize results and improve return.
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closed 7/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Connexus, acquired AdModus

synopsis: Connexus has completed the purchase of the technology assets of AdModus, developer of a proprietary ad serving technology featuring multi-variant targeting capabilities that help advertisers and publishers optimize the value of their media spends and inventory.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Connexus
Connexus owns Traffic Marketplace, the premier B2A™ (Business-to-Audience) digital marketing company, Traffic Marketplace delivers relevance in online display, registration path, mobile and social media advertising by empowering advertisers to reach, target, and engage their ideal audience. "
target: AdModus
AdModus is a revenue optimization online advertising company. Leveraging its market-leading multi-variant targeting technology (contextual, behavioral, geo), AdModus works with publishers to optimize the value of their media inventory.
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announced 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Supermetrics, will acquire Da Vinci Tools

synopsis: Supermetrics, the # 1 reporting automation tool for PPC, SEO, social and web analytics, will be acquiring Da Vinci Tools, a popular provider of Google Marketing Platform power tools for smart digital marketers and analysts.
buyer: Supermetrics
Based in Finland, Supermetrics helps over half a million marketers and analysts move data from popular marketing and ad platforms like Facebook, Google, and HubSpot to their favorite analytics, reporting, and data warehouse platforms. "
target: Da Vinci Tools
Da Vinci Tools is a popular provider of Google Marketing Platform power tools for smart digital marketers and analysts. Da Vinci Tools brings handy enhancements to Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads and Data Studio.
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closed 11/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Aiden

synopsis: AI-powered marketing platform Aiden has been acquired by Twitter. Aiden's machine learning powered software provides recommendations for social media advertisers and content creators, detecting anomalies in cost per acquisition and automatically allocating budget. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Aiden
Aiden's machine learning powered software provides recommendations for social media advertisers and content creators, detecting anomalies in cost per acquisition and automatically allocating budget. They are based in London, UK.
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closed 10/16/2014 via PR Newswire

MediaMath, Inc., acquired Upcast

synopsis: MediaMath announced its acquisition of Upcast, a powerful social advertising technology platform, to further empower agencies and brands to take advantage of the growing digital marketing opportunities afforded by Facebook, Twitter, and other emerging social media companies.
buyer: MediaMath, Inc.
MediaMath is a global technology company that's leading the movement to revolutionize traditional marketing and drive transformative results for marketers through its TerminalOne Marketing Operating System(TM). "
target: Upcast
Upcast Social is a London-based, start-up technology business providing social advertising technology for agencies and advertisers. Their goal is to enhance the size and sophistication of social advertising by developing scalable software systems.
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closed 8/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired BLiNQ Media LLC

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. acquired BLiNQ Media LLC, a leading global innovator of Social Engagement Advertising(SM) solutions for agencies and brands. Since 2008, BLiNQ has managed social media marketing campaigns for more than 600 of the world's largest advertisers.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,234.07)
Gannett Co., Inc. is a media and marketing solutions company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing companies. Gannett provides consumers easy access to the things that matter most to them – any way and anywhere. "
target: BLiNQ Media LLC
BLiNQ Media is a Social Engagement Advertising company. BLiNQ develops and markets industry-leading advertising technology and services that engage consumers to build brands across social networks like Facebook.
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closed 7/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Wildfire Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: Google has bought social marketing software developer Wildfire Interactive, which lets brands serve marketing and ad campaigns on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and LinkedIn. The acquisition will allow Google to provide advanced software and services to brands who want to run contests, sweepstakes, branded games and more on Google+.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Wildfire Interactive, Inc.
Wildfire Interactive, Inc. is a social media marketing software company. The company provides an all-in-one social marketing solution for large brands, small businesses and agencies looking to grow, engage and monetize their audiences across social channels.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Buddy Media, Inc.

synopsis: Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Buddy Media, the world's leading social media marketing platform. With the close of the acquisition, the Buddy Media team joins the Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$22,350.00)
Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers. "
target: Buddy Media, Inc.
Buddy Media started as an idea to empower chief marketing officers and agencies to organize their teams and optimize their social media marketing programs. It allows customers to publish content, place and optimize social advertising and measure the effectiveness of social media marketing programs.
price ($mm)
$745
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$29
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simply Measured, acquired Inside Social

synopsis: Simply Measured, the leading social media analytics solution, announced the acquisition of marketing analytics company, Inside Social. Inside Social helps marketers connect social sharing and engagement to customer lifetime value, loyalty, conversion and revenue.
buyer: Simply Measured
Simply Measured is the world's best social analytics platform designed to help marketers do their best work, simply. Over 100,000 marketers and 50 percent of the Interbrand 100 companies use Simply Measured daily to identify new opportunities, plan their social campaigns, and optimize activities. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Inside Social
Inside Social is the leading solution for connecting the value of social to key business metrics like revenue, loyalty, and Lifetime Value (LTV). Inside Social helps marketers prove and improve their social ROI by identifying the content, channels, and audiences that drive real value.
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closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Sprout Social, acquired Simply Measured

synopsis: Sprout Social, a global provider of social media management, analytics and advocacy solutions, has acquired industry-leading social analytics firm, Simply Measured. Simply Measured helps marketers measure everything from conversations to conversions, so they can prove social’s impact and improve performance.
buyer: Sprout Social
Sprout Social is a social media management tool created to help businesses grow their social media presence. The web application integrates with multiple social networks where consumers are engaging with businesses and brands. "
target: Simply Measured
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Seattle, Simply Measured helps marketers measure everything from conversations to conversions, so they can prove social’s impact and improve performance.
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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 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simply Measured, acquired Inside Social

synopsis: Simply Measured, the leading social media analytics solution, announced the acquisition of marketing analytics company, Inside Social. Inside Social helps marketers connect social sharing and engagement to customer lifetime value, loyalty, conversion and revenue.
buyer: Simply Measured
Simply Measured is the world's best social analytics platform designed to help marketers do their best work, simply. Over 100,000 marketers and 50 percent of the Interbrand 100 companies use Simply Measured daily to identify new opportunities, plan their social campaigns, and optimize activities. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Inside Social
Inside Social is the leading solution for connecting the value of social to key business metrics like revenue, loyalty, and Lifetime Value (LTV). Inside Social helps marketers prove and improve their social ROI by identifying the content, channels, and audiences that drive real value.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Simply Measured, acquired Inside Social

synopsis: Simply Measured, the leading social media analytics solution, announced the acquisition of marketing analytics company, Inside Social. Inside Social helps marketers connect social sharing and engagement to customer lifetime value, loyalty, conversion and revenue.
buyer: Simply Measured
Simply Measured is the world's best social analytics platform designed to help marketers do their best work, simply. Over 100,000 marketers and 50 percent of the Interbrand 100 companies use Simply Measured daily to identify new opportunities, plan their social campaigns, and optimize activities. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Inside Social
Inside Social is the leading solution for connecting the value of social to key business metrics like revenue, loyalty, and Lifetime Value (LTV). Inside Social helps marketers prove and improve their social ROI by identifying the content, channels, and audiences that drive real value.
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closed 7/28/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., acquired Shotzr

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies, has acquired Shotzr, a company that helps clients powers customer acquisition through AI-driven programmatic campaigns.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$719.36)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: Shotzr
Shotzr helps clients identify their customer, and then identify with them through contextual imagery that matches their audience targeting. Whether they're doing Facebook campaigns, social media, or SEM landing pages, Shotzr provides them with all the imagery they need for digital marketing.
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closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Sprout Social, acquired Simply Measured

synopsis: Sprout Social, a global provider of social media management, analytics and advocacy solutions, has acquired industry-leading social analytics firm, Simply Measured. Simply Measured helps marketers measure everything from conversations to conversions, so they can prove social’s impact and improve performance.
buyer: Sprout Social
Sprout Social is a social media management tool created to help businesses grow their social media presence. The web application integrates with multiple social networks where consumers are engaging with businesses and brands. "
target: Simply Measured
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Seattle, Simply Measured helps marketers measure everything from conversations to conversions, so they can prove social’s impact and improve performance.
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closed 7/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Synthesio, acquired Social Karma

synopsis: Synthesio, the leading global Social Intelligence and Social Listening platform, announced that it is continuing to build its global, industry leading Social Analytics suite, with the acquisition Social Karma, an audience insights and engagement analytics solutions provider.
buyer: Synthesio
Synthesio is a global Social Intelligence platform used by some of the world's top brands, and the agencies that support them. Synthesio helps teams listen to, and analyze, consumer conversations across social and mainstream media within one platform. "
target: Social Karma
Social Karma is an audience insights and engagement analytics solutions provider. Social Karma develops SaaS platforms that allow marketers to measure, compare and optimise their performance on social networks.
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Web

Cision AB, Vocus, Inc., acquired Visible Technologies

synopsis: Vocus, Inc. and Cision, leading global providers of cloud-based public relations software have been brought together by private equity firm GTCR, announced the acquisition of Visible Technologies. Visible is a worldwide market leader in social media listening and analytics, insights and engagement.
buyer: Cision AB (:$739.91)
buyer: Vocus, Inc.
Vocus is a leading provider of public relations software that enables professionals to plan, execute and measure influencer-oriented campaigns in one integrated platform. Cision is a leading provider of cloud-based PR software, services and tools for the marketing and public relations industry. "
target: Visible Technologies
Visible Technologies is the leader in social media monitoring, analytics, and services for enterprises globally. Visible helps businesses analyze social media conversations to better understand consumer preferences, market dynamics, competitive strengths and weaknesses, and other information.
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closed 1/28/2013 via Market Wire

Unified Social, Inc., acquired PageLever

synopsis: Unified Social, providers of award-winning enterprise marketing technology, announced that it has acquired PageLever, the industry's leading analytics and management solution for Facebook Pages. Combined, Unified and PageLever represent an end-to-end platform for social marketing insights, social audience engagement, and social advertising.
buyer: Unified Social, Inc.
Unified Social is an award-winning enterprise marketing technology company for activating social audiences and impacting consumer actions. Unified's cloud-based Social Operating Platform generates and measures social amplification and ROI through paid and organic. "
target: PageLever
PageLever is the industry's leading analytics and management solution for Facebook Pages. It provides real-time publishing, historical analysis, and reporting via PageLever Now and PageLever Analytics product suite. PageLever is a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Market Wire

Meltwater, acquired Encore Alert

synopsis: Meltwater, the global leader in media intelligence solutions, announced the acquisition of Encore Alert. The company is a Virginia-based SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to sift through online information 24/7 to derive critical insights used to improve a company's marketing and PR efforts.
buyer: Meltwater (:$359.79)
Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed business decisions based on insights from the outside. Meltwater is a media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand. "
target: Encore Alert
Encore Alert uses artificial intelligence to help marketers at brands automatically identify and quickly act on emerging trends, PR crises, and important web mentions. Founded in 2013 and backed by top investors including 500 Startups, HBS Angels, and NextGen Venture Partners.
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announced 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Conscience Capital Inc., will acquire HashOff, LLC

synopsis: Conscience Capital Inc. will acquire Hashoff LLC , a privately held artificial intelligence technologies company. Hashoff's flagship solutions; "IAM" and "Create Marketplace" allow brands to; scan, identify, profile, prequalify, geo-locate, connect and command, top ranked social media content creators, in real time.
buyer: Conscience Capital Inc. (TSXV:DGTL.P:$3.31)
As a Toronto Venture Stock Exchange listed capital pool company, Conscience Capital seeks to acquire, fund, accelerate and optimize a diversified investment portfolio of rapid growth stage companies. "
target: HashOff, LLC
Hashoff is an enterprise level advertising technology company with proprietary AI software. Hashoff's flagship solutions; "IAM" and "Create Marketplace" allow brands to; scan, identify, profile, prequalify, geo-locate, connect and command, top ranked social media content creators, in real time.
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closed 7/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Predictive Edge

synopsis: Dropbox has announced their acquisition of Predictive Edge, a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. Predictive Edge’s cloud-based solution empowers marketers with the ability to easily manage banners, images, and text using an intuitive point-and-click interface.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Predictive Edge
Predictive Edge is a platform for website personalization, testing, and targeting. It was designed for marketers to make content customization dead simple.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired BlueFin Labs

synopsis: Twitter has closed a deal to buy BlueFin Labs, a company that specializes in helping media companies understand how people use social media in conjunction with their TV watching. BlueFin offers analysis of how brands, agencies, and TV networks can tap into viewer commentary about shows and commercials to power insights, ad sales, and media buys.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: BlueFin Labs
Bluefin Labs is a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brand advertisers, advertising agencies and TV networks. Its technology and professional services enable clients to tap into data at scale that links people’s social media commentary to the shows and commercials they watch on TV.
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$80
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Glam Holdings Ltd, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Glam Holdings, owner of ex-billion-dollar Mode Media, BrideClick, and Glam Inc, has acquired Carbon from Clicksco, a Dubai-based provider of performance-based marketing solutions. Carbon is a data management platform in the UK that provides publishers and advertisers with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
buyer: Glam Holdings Ltd
Glam Holdings Ltd is a UK holding company that owns and operates a number of digital brands (“Glam”) and publishing technologies (“Mode”). Glam Holdings has been built through the acquisition of BrideClick (2016), Mode Media (2017) and now Carbon (2020). "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Carbon
Carbon is a next generation data management platform in the UK. Carbon's cloud-based data management platform uses data science, AI, and machine learning to provide publishers, advertisers and platforms with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
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closed 5/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Adometry, Inc.

synopsis: Google just announced that it has acquired ad attribution company Adometry. The company provides scoring, auditing, verification, and attribution metrics to optimize results for online advertisers, agencies, publishers, and ad networks.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Adometry, Inc.
Adometry, formerly Click Forensics, Inc., provides scoring, auditing, verification, and attribution metrics to optimize results for online advertisers, agencies, publishers, and ad networks.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Click Forensics, Inc., acquired Adometry, Inc.

synopsis: Click Forensics®, Inc. has announced that it has acquired display ad verification technology provider Adometry. In addition, Click Forensics announced it has changed its company name to Adometry. The moves are designed to support the continued expansion of the Click Forensics product line for the display advertising market.
buyer: Click Forensics, Inc.
Click Forensics is a provider of enterprise level click validation services. Its focus is to utilize patent-pending technology and resources to lead the online community toward a solution for the growing "click fraud" problem. "
target: Adometry, Inc.
Adometry is the leading provider of ad analytics, delivering actionable insight to improve the performance of online advertising. Adometry provides scoring, auditing, verification, and attribution metrics to optimize results and improve return.
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closed 7/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Connexus, acquired AdModus

synopsis: Connexus has completed the purchase of the technology assets of AdModus, developer of a proprietary ad serving technology featuring multi-variant targeting capabilities that help advertisers and publishers optimize the value of their media spends and inventory.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Connexus
Connexus owns Traffic Marketplace, the premier B2A™ (Business-to-Audience) digital marketing company, Traffic Marketplace delivers relevance in online display, registration path, mobile and social media advertising by empowering advertisers to reach, target, and engage their ideal audience. "
target: AdModus
AdModus is a revenue optimization online advertising company. Leveraging its market-leading multi-variant targeting technology (contextual, behavioral, geo), AdModus works with publishers to optimize the value of their media inventory.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Supermetrics, will acquire Da Vinci Tools

synopsis: Supermetrics, the # 1 reporting automation tool for PPC, SEO, social and web analytics, will be acquiring Da Vinci Tools, a popular provider of Google Marketing Platform power tools for smart digital marketers and analysts.
buyer: Supermetrics
Based in Finland, Supermetrics helps over half a million marketers and analysts move data from popular marketing and ad platforms like Facebook, Google, and HubSpot to their favorite analytics, reporting, and data warehouse platforms. "
target: Da Vinci Tools
Da Vinci Tools is a popular provider of Google Marketing Platform power tools for smart digital marketers and analysts. Da Vinci Tools brings handy enhancements to Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads and Data Studio.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Aiden

synopsis: AI-powered marketing platform Aiden has been acquired by Twitter. Aiden's machine learning powered software provides recommendations for social media advertisers and content creators, detecting anomalies in cost per acquisition and automatically allocating budget. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Aiden
Aiden's machine learning powered software provides recommendations for social media advertisers and content creators, detecting anomalies in cost per acquisition and automatically allocating budget. They are based in London, UK.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/16/2014 via PR Newswire

MediaMath, Inc., acquired Upcast

synopsis: MediaMath announced its acquisition of Upcast, a powerful social advertising technology platform, to further empower agencies and brands to take advantage of the growing digital marketing opportunities afforded by Facebook, Twitter, and other emerging social media companies.
buyer: MediaMath, Inc.
MediaMath is a global technology company that's leading the movement to revolutionize traditional marketing and drive transformative results for marketers through its TerminalOne Marketing Operating System(TM). "
target: Upcast
Upcast Social is a London-based, start-up technology business providing social advertising technology for agencies and advertisers. Their goal is to enhance the size and sophistication of social advertising by developing scalable software systems.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired BLiNQ Media LLC

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. acquired BLiNQ Media LLC, a leading global innovator of Social Engagement Advertising(SM) solutions for agencies and brands. Since 2008, BLiNQ has managed social media marketing campaigns for more than 600 of the world's largest advertisers.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,234.07)
Gannett Co., Inc. is a media and marketing solutions company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing companies. Gannett provides consumers easy access to the things that matter most to them – any way and anywhere. "
target: BLiNQ Media LLC
BLiNQ Media is a Social Engagement Advertising company. BLiNQ develops and markets industry-leading advertising technology and services that engage consumers to build brands across social networks like Facebook.
price ($mm)
$40
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Wildfire Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: Google has bought social marketing software developer Wildfire Interactive, which lets brands serve marketing and ad campaigns on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and LinkedIn. The acquisition will allow Google to provide advanced software and services to brands who want to run contests, sweepstakes, branded games and more on Google+.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Wildfire Interactive, Inc.
Wildfire Interactive, Inc. is a social media marketing software company. The company provides an all-in-one social marketing solution for large brands, small businesses and agencies looking to grow, engage and monetize their audiences across social channels.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Buddy Media, Inc.

synopsis: Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Buddy Media, the world's leading social media marketing platform. With the close of the acquisition, the Buddy Media team joins the Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$22,350.00)
Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers. "
target: Buddy Media, Inc.
Buddy Media started as an idea to empower chief marketing officers and agencies to organize their teams and optimize their social media marketing programs. It allows customers to publish content, place and optimize social advertising and measure the effectiveness of social media marketing programs.
price ($mm)
$745
rev ($mm)
$29
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
26.0x
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