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closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Mapsense

synopsis: Apple has purchased mapping startup Mapsense. Mapsense is a San Francisco-based startup that's able to sort through massive geotagged datasets to create quick geographical visualizations of location-based data points that can be embedded into apps.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Mapsense
Mapsense is a San Francisco-based startup that's able to sort through massive geotagged datasets to create quick geographical visualizations of location-based data points that can be embedded into apps.
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closed 3/8/2022 via BNC Analysis

SS8, acquired Creativity Software Ltd

synopsis: SS8 Networks announced the acquisition of Creativity Software, a provider of mobile network location intelligence. Creativity Software, established in 2001, is privately owned and has a wealth of experience in the design and deployment of both passive and active location platforms.
buyer parent: HighBAR Partners
buyer: SS8
SS8, a network intelligence company, provides solutions to help customers quickly identify, track and investigate devices and subjects of interest. SS8 generates, stores, and recursively analyzes high-definition metadata records and content extracted from network packets. "
target: Creativity Software Ltd
Creativity Software is a provider of mobile network location intelligence. Creativity Software provides real-time, historical and mass location intelligence for commercial services, emergency services and law enforcement.
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closed 8/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

IDOX plc, acquired thinkWhere Limited

synopsis: ldox plc has acquired thinkWhere Limited, a UK based geospatial information services (GIS) technology business. Their flagship data platform, groundMapper, is a complete managed service for geographic data. It’s the only cloud-based Software as a Service platform that unites public and in-house datasets.
buyer: IDOX plc (AIM:IDOX:$64.26)
UK-based Idox is a leading supplier of specialist software, services and content to the public sector. Their provision of cost-effective, digital solutions help their clients transform their operations, increase engagement and realise true outcomes in their respective industries and sectors. "
target: thinkWhere Limited
thinkWhere Limited is a UK based geospatial information services (GIS) technology business. Their flagship data platform, groundMapper, is a complete managed service for geographic data. It’s the only cloud-based Software as a Service platform that unites public and in-house datasets.
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closed 7/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Dataminr, acquired Watchkeeper

synopsis: Dataminr, a real-time information discovery platform, has acquired UK-based WatchKeeper, a real-time data geovisualization platform for corporate enterprises. WatchKeeper's platform will provide seamless navigation through layers of internal company data and external contextual data in a single pane-of-glass interface alongside Dataminr alerts.
buyer: Dataminr
Dataminr is the creator of the world's leading real-time information discovery platform. Recognized as one of the world's leading AI businesses, Dataminr enables faster response, more effective risk mitigation, and stronger crisis management for public and private sector organizations. "
target: Watchkeeper
Based in the UK, WatchKeeper is a real-time data platform to manage physical security threats at scale. The company combines geospatial technology and cloud services to map client's assets, employees, and internal network-connected systems to give organizations complete situation awareness.
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closed 5/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Foursquare, acquired Unfolded, Inc.

synopsis: Foursquare announced its acquisition of Unfolded a next generation platform for geospatial analytics. With the addition of Unfolded’s capabilities to the Foursquare technology stack, enterprises and brands can soon come to Foursquare for merging, enriching, analyzing, and visualizing spatial data - in whatever environment they choose.
buyer: Foursquare
Foursquare is the leading independent location technology company. Their solutions help businesses make smarter decisions and developers create more engaging experiences. Foursquare has uncompromising accuracy, accessibility, scale, and respect for consumer data privacy. "
target: Unfolded, Inc.
Unfolded is a next generation platform for geospatial analytics. Unfolded offers open source geospatial libraries and a flexible suite of advanced tooling -- including its signature product, Unfolded Studio is a self-serve platform that allows users to tranform geospatial data into insightful maps.
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closed 3/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Iread, acquired Geosigweb

synopsis: iread, the data science subsidiary of Business Immo, has acquired Geosigweb, a France-based company that develops spatial based management and organization platforms. They offer full web GIS platforms allowing the growth and analysis of multisource and multiformat data including the analysis and processing of recent satellite images.
buyer parent: Business Immo
buyer: Iread
iread - Real Estate Research Analysis Data - is a new Europe-wide research and advisory using Big Data to serve the global real estate industry. iread is based in France. "
target: Geosigweb
Geosigweb develops spatial based management and organization platforms. The company is based in France. They offer full web GIS platforms allowing the growth and analysis of multisource and multiformat data including the analysis and processing of recent satellite images.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

SystemicLogic Holdings (Proprietary) Limited, acquired Knowledge Factory (Pty) Ltd.

synopsis: Global financial innovation and technology company SystemicLogic has acquired Kagiso Media-owned data analytics company Knowledge Factory. Established in 1997, Knowledge Factory offers solutions based on property data and marketing insights.
buyer: SystemicLogic Holdings (Proprietary) Limited
Headquartered in Johannesburg, SystemicLogic helps companies build their innovation capability by offering ICT products and services, including enterprise asset management, data management and crowd-sourcing. "
target parent: Kagiso Media
target: Knowledge Factory (Pty) Ltd.
Knowledge Factory is a leading data, property and marketing insight services company. They consolidate, interrogate and interpret relevant data sets to provide reliable market data that highlights needs and opportunities to support informed strategic business decision making.
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announced 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire July Systems

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a multinational technology company, has announced that it will be acquiring July Systems, a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems provides an enterprise-grade location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: July Systems
Founded in 2001, July Systems is a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems' Proximity MX cloud platform enables clients to integrate location intelligence into their enterprise and turn insights into action, allowing them to better understand their customers.
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closed 4/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Leviathan Analytics merged with Findyr,

synopsis: Findyr, the global platform for crowdsourcing of hyper local, street-level data and insights, has announced its merger with Leviathan, the big data analytics platform specializing in analysis of cloud ingested big data with leading machine learning models.
buyer parent: Granahan McCourt Capital
buyer: Findyr
Findyr, the world’s offline search engine, is a marketplace that enables users to make real-time information requests to collectors in over 120 countries and gather local data, perform surveys, take photos or capture videos at any location. "
target: Leviathan Analytics
Leviathan Analytics builds machine-learning tools to quantify and predict event risk for any location in the world. The Leviathan platform offers simple cloud-based applications to generate real-time analytics and measure and forecast risk for any global lat/long position.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

Digital Map Products, acquired DMTI Spatial Inc.

synopsis: Digital Map Products, Inc., a pioneer in geospatial mapping technology and intelligence, has acquired DMTI Spatial from Neopost, the number two global supplier of Mail Solutions. DMTI Spatial is the market leader in location-based information and data quality. They provide industry-leading solutions to Global 2000 companies and government agencies.
buyer parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
buyer: Digital Map Products
Digital Map Products (DMP), headquartered in Irvine, CA, is the leading provider of cloud-based location technology and content solutions that bring the power of spatial technology to over 350,000 mainstream business, government and consumer users. "
target parent: NeoPost SA
target: DMTI Spatial Inc.
DMTI Spatial is the Canadian market leader in location-based information and data quality. They provide industry-leading location economics and Master Address Management (MAM) solutions to Global 2000 companies and government agencies.
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closed 1/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Qlik Technologies, Inc., acquired Idevio

synopsis: Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, announced it has acquired Idevio, a provider of geographical-related software and services and a Sweden-based Qlik partner. This acquisition not only extends Qlik’s current mapping capabilities, but also moves its offerings beyond visualization with support for a broad range of advanced geoanalytic use cases.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Qlik Technologies, Inc. (QLIK:$665.31)
Qlik is a leader in visual analytics. Its products meets customers' growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics. Customers rely on Qlik solutions to explore the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite ideas. "
target: Idevio
Founded in 2002, Idevio is a software company that develops innovative map solutions. Idevio delivers Mapping, Geocoding and Routing software based on RaveGeo, their own patented and award-winning compression and streaming technology for vector-based geographic information.
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closed 1/4/2017 via Company Press Release

The Financial Times Ltd, acquired GIS Planning Inc.

synopsis: The Financial Times announces the acquisition of GIS Planning, a San Francisco-based internet technology company providing organisations with data and intelligence on foreign direct investment (FDI) and economic development in North America.
buyer parent: Nikkei Inc.
buyer: The Financial Times Ltd
The Financial Times, one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 793,000. "
target: GIS Planning Inc.
GIS Planning is the world leader in online economic development solutions. GIS Planning’s software provides real estate, demographic, and industry data to help businesses and site selection professionals select optimal geographic locations through powerful online mapping analysis.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Spaceflight Industries, Inc., acquired OpenWhere, Inc.

synopsis: Spaceflight Industries, a next-generation space company dedicated to democratizing access to space, has acquired OpenWhere, Inc., a company that provides cloud-based M2M processing and analytic solutions.
buyer: Spaceflight Industries, Inc.
Spaceflight is a next-generation, integrated space services and solutions company that is fundamentally changing how small satellites are built, launched and operated to improve access to space and enable persistent global awareness. "
target: OpenWhere, Inc.
OpenWhere provides cloud-based M2M processing and analytic solutions to organizations that are capitalizing on the exponential growth of a wide range of sensor and collection platforms for delivering the next generation of location-based intelligence.
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closed 10/17/2013 via PR Newswire

NeoPost SA, acquired DMTI Spatial Inc.

synopsis: DMTI Spatial, the Canadian leader in location-based data quality solutions, announced it has been acquired by Europe-based mailroom solutions provider Neopost. The European leader and global supplier of mail solutions, Neopost is progressively building a portfolio of new activities to enhance its offer and support its clients' needs.
buyer: NeoPost SA (ENXTPA:NEO:$1,076.29)
Neopost S.A. offers solutions facilitating incoming and outgoing mail bringing strong added value to its customers. The Group offers solutions for, franking, folding and inserting and, addressing documents, address cleansing and tracking and tracing of letters, parcels and the supply chain. "
target: DMTI Spatial Inc.
DMTI Spatial Inc. offers location content and software solutions. The company provides Location Hub, a solution that identifies, validates, and maintains location-based data. DMTI Spatial Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Markham, Canada.
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closed 3/25/2013 via Market Wire

TIBCO Software Inc., acquired Maporama Solutions SAS

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc. announced it has acquired Maporama Solutions, a privately-held, cloud-based provider of location intelligence and geospatial analytics solutions. Maporama provides a powerful complement to TIBCO Spotfire® as well as TIBCO's event-enabled infrastructure, cloud, loyalty, and social software platform products.
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO Software Inc. is a provider of infrastructure software for companies to use on-premise or as part of cloud computing environments. More than 4,000 customers worldwide rely on TIBCO to manage information, decisions, processes, and applications in real time. "
target: Maporama Solutions SAS
Maporama Solutions is a leading provider of digital mapping solutions for professionnal users. Maporama Solutions is dedicated to provide web and mobile mapping solutions that combine the strengths of geographical information and business intelligence.
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announced 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Foursquare, will acquire Placed Inc.

synopsis: Foursquare, a company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence, will be acquiring Placed, the leader in location analytics. By directly measuring locations, Placed is able to index the real-world paths and behaviors of consumers.
buyer: Foursquare
Foursquare is a company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence. Millions of people use the Foursquare City Guide app, Foursquare Swarm check-in app and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. "
target parent: Snap Inc.
target: Placed Inc.
Placed is the leader in location analytics. By directly measuring locations through smartphones and leveraging big data principles, Placed is able to index the real-world paths and behaviors of consumers.
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closed 6/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Placed Inc.

synopsis: Snapchat parent Snap has acquired Placed, a Seattle-based startup that operates a consumer location analytics platform. Placed measures millions of consumer locations every day from those that opt-in to share their whereabouts.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Placed Inc.
Placed is the leader in location analytics, providing clients the most complete understanding of what consumers do in the physical world – and turns that information into actionable insights.
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closed 9/8/2022 via Company Press Release

Metadata, acquired Reactful

synopsis: Metadata.io, the marketing operating system for B2B, has acquired Reactful, a real-time web optimization and personalization platform for B2B marketers. Reactful will be integrated into Metadata’s Marketing Operating System to expand its offering beyond paid advertising and offer customers more ways to drive revenue.
buyer: Metadata
Metadata is the marketing operating system for B2B. Through AI and automation, B2B marketers use Metadata to automate technical and repetitive tasks so they can spend more time on the work that matters most: strategy and creativity. "
target: Reactful
Reactful automates the website personalization process so B2B marketers can deliver more relevant experiences. With Reactful, B2B marketers can regain control of their website by launching and updating campaigns without requiring technical or operational support.
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announced 6/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

uberall GmbH, will acquire MomentFeed

synopsis: Uberall, a global leader in ‘Near Me’ Marketing SaaS solutions, is to acquire, the leading Proximity Search Optimization platform trusted by many of the largest multi-location brands in the restaurant, retail, automotive, hospitality, and financial services industries.
buyer: uberall GmbH
Uberall helps companies gain greater control over their online presence and reputation with software solutions to deliver a memorable ‘Near Me’ Brand Experience — from online interactions to offline sales. "
target: MomentFeed
MomentFeed is the leading Proximity Search Optimization platform trusted by many of the largest multi-location brands in the restaurant, retail, automotive, hospitality, and financial services industries.
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closed 2/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Kalibrate Technologies plc, acquired Intalytics

synopsis: UK-based Kalibrate has acquired Intalytics, a leader in location-based predictive analytics. The acquisition will add a suite of new products and solutions to Kalibrate, including SiteIntel (proprietary web-based location analysis platform), custom analytics & predictive models for real estate and marketing, data offerings, and consulting services.
buyer parent: Hanover Investors Management LLP
buyer: Kalibrate Technologies plc (:$33.04)
Kalibrate is a UK-based fuel pricing specialist. Kalibrate’s decision-making software empowers fuel and convenience retailers across the globe with the market intelligence, micro-local data, and precision pricing and planning tools they need to gain real competitive advantage. "
target: Intalytics
Intalytics is a provider of world-class predictive analytics tools and technologies. Intalytics leverages cutting-edge modeling techniques, third-party datasets, and web-based analytical tools through its SiteIntel platform to deliver accurate and actionable real estate and marketing solutions.
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closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Mapsense

synopsis: Apple has purchased mapping startup Mapsense. Mapsense is a San Francisco-based startup that's able to sort through massive geotagged datasets to create quick geographical visualizations of location-based data points that can be embedded into apps.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Mapsense
Mapsense is a San Francisco-based startup that's able to sort through massive geotagged datasets to create quick geographical visualizations of location-based data points that can be embedded into apps.
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closed 2/8/2022 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired AI Music

synopsis: Apple, an American multinational technology company that specializes in consumer electronics, software and online services, has acquired AI Music, a London-based startup that creates soundtracks by using artificial intelligence to piece together sounds from royalty-free music.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: AI Music
AI Music is a London-based startup that creates soundtracks by using artificial intelligence to piece together sounds from royalty-free music.
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closed 8/31/2021 via Company Press Release

Apple, Inc., acquired Primephonic

synopsis: Apple has acquired Primephonic, the renowned classical music streaming service that offers an outstanding listening experience with search and browse functionality optimized for classical, premium-quality audio, handpicked expert recommendations, and extensive contextual details on repertoire and recordings.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Primephonic
Primephonic is a classical music streaming service that offers an outstanding listening experience with search and browse functionality optimized for classical, premium-quality audio, handpicked expert recommendations, and extensive contextual details on repertoire and recordings.
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closed 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired SPACES INC.

synopsis: Apple has acquired another startup, Spaces, which has a team specialized in virtual reality technologies (VR). Spaces was created in 2016 by DreamWorks Animation veterans, and the startup has been developing VR products since then, including a Zoom add-on that allows users to hold VR video conferencing using animated avatars.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: SPACES INC.
Spaces was created in 2016 by DreamWorks Animation veterans, and the startup has been developing VR products since then, including a Zoom add-on that allowed users to hold virtual reality video conferencing using animated avatars.
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closed 8/3/2020 via finextra.com

Apple, Inc., acquired Mobeewave

synopsis: Apple, a multinational technology company, has acquired Mobeewave, a Canadian provider of mobile POS solutions. Mobeewave makes payments simple and effortless for merchants. Their solution enables merchants to accept payments by taping their client's card onto the back of their NFC-enabled mobile device.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Mobeewave
Mobeewave is a Canadian provider of mobile POS solutions. Mobeewave makes payments simple and effortless for merchants. Their solution enables merchants to accept payments by taping their client's card onto the back of their NFC-enabled mobile device.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Fleetsmith

synopsis: Apple has bought Fleetsmith, a company that makes tools that enable businesses to more easily distribute corporate iPhones and Macs to their workers. Fleetsmith puts device management on auto-pilot by automating device setup, patching, and security for your company’s Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Fleetsmith
Fleetsmith puts device management on auto-pilot by automating device setup, patching, and security for your company’s Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs. It integrates with G Suite and Office 365, empowering clients to easily deploy, patch, manage, and secure devices over the internet.
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Inductiv, Inc.

synopsis: Apple has acquired the machine learning startup Inductiv Inc., a company that has developed technology that uses artificial intelligence to automate the task of identifying and correcting errors in data. Having clean data is important for machine learning, a popular and powerful type of AI that helps software improve with less human intervention.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Inductiv, Inc.
Inductiv developed technology that uses artificial intelligence to automate the task of identifying and correcting errors in data. Having clean data is important for machine learning, a popular and powerful type of AI that helps software improve with less human intervention.
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announced 4/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., will acquire NextVR

synopsis: Apple is in the process of acquiring virtual-reality video-streaming service NextVR. NextVR is the world’s best virtual reality platform for delivering live sports and music in VR to fans globally. The company has patented technology that delivers an unparalleled VR experience providing fans extraordinary access and profound immersion.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: NextVR
NextVR is the world’s best virtual reality platform for delivering live sports and music in VR to fans globally. Launched in 2009, the company has patented technology that delivers an unparalleled VR experience providing fans extraordinary access and profound immersion.
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closed 4/3/2020 via Bloomberg

Apple, Inc., acquired Voysis

synopsis: Apple Inc. acquired Voysis, an artificial intelligence startup that developed a platform for digital voice assistants to better understand people’s natural language. Dublin, Ireland-based Voysis focuses on improving digital assistants inside online shopping apps, so the software could respond more accurately to voice commands from users.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Voysis
Voysis is an Irish company that has developed technology that helps digital voice assistants understand natural language better. Voysis was founded in 2012 by Peter Cahill who had previously spent 15 years researching speech technology and neural network research.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Dark Sky

synopsis: Apple has acquired the beloved weather app Dark Sky. Dark Sky uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at the users exact location, and presents it to them alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations they've ever seen.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Dark Sky
Dark Sky is a new kind of weather app. It uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at the users exact location, and presents it to them alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations they've ever seen.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Xnor.ai

synopsis: Apple has acquired Xnor.ai, a Seattle startup specializing in low-power, edge-based artificial intelligence tools. Xnor.ai brings highly efficient, super powerful AI to edge devices such as cameras, cars, drones, wearables and IoT devices.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Xnor.ai
Xnor.ai is a Seattle startup specializing in low-power, edge-based artificial intelligence tools. Xnor.ai brings highly efficient, super powerful AI to edge devices such as cameras, cars, drones, wearables and IoT devices.
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closed 12/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Spectral Edge

synopsis: Apple has purchased UK-based photography company Spectral Edge, an image processing start-up pursuing the perfect picture for each individual viewer of images, videos and TV content through advanced computational imaging technology. Spectral Edge's algorithm is able to enhance low-light smartphone images.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Spectral Edge
Spectral Edge is an image processing start-up pursuing the perfect picture for each individual viewer of images, videos and TV content through advanced computational imaging technology. Spectral Edge's algorithm is able to enhance low-light smartphone images.
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closed 10/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired IKinema ltd.

synopsis: Apple has acquired IKinema, a UK-based 3D animation company. IKinema develops motion capture technology that could morph video footage of people into animated characters. Apple has purchased several small companies with a similar 3D graphics focus in the past, which were integrated into Apple’s Animoji feature.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: IKinema ltd.
iKinema Ltd. is a UK developer of motion capture software whose products are used in the production of films, virtual reality content, and video games. The company provides a software engine that can take motion capture data and use the measurements to animate a virtual character.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Drive.ai

synopsis: Apple Inc. has acquired Drive.ai, a purpose driven company based in Mountain View, California that believes in the mission of making the dreams of self-driving cars a reality. Drive.ai are creating AI software for autonomous vehicles using deep learning.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Drive.ai
Drive.ai is a purpose driven company based in Mountain View, California that believes in the mission of making the dreams of self-driving cars a reality. They are creating AI software for autonomous vehicles using deep learning.
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closed 5/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Tueo Health

synopsis: Apple has acquired Tueo Health, a small start-up that was developing a system to help parents monitor asthma symptoms in sleeping children. Tueo Health was developing a mobile app that worked with commercial breathing sensors to manage asthma symptoms in children. The app would send alerts to parents if their child’s breathing changed at night.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Tueo Health
Tueo Health is a digital health solution for improved asthma management empowering patients and their families to take control of the disease. The Tueo Health Solution is designed to help parents make informed changes to their child’s environment and treatment through daily symptom assessment.
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closed 3/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Stamplay

synopsis: Apple has acquired Italian startup Stamplay, an API-based development platform, empowering web developers to build and launch full-featured cloud-based web apps in record time.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Stamplay
Stamplay, founded in Italy, is an API-based development platform, empowering web developers to build and launch full-featured cloud-based web apps in record time.
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closed 3/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Laserlike

synopsis: Apple confirmed it has acquired Silicon Valley-based machine learning startup called Laserlike. Laserlike is a search engine app powered by machine learning that is tailored to people's individual interests. People can follow the topics they care about, with news, web, video, local, and more. They are based in Mountain View, CA.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Laserlike
Laserlike is a search engine app powered by machine learning that is tailored to people's individual interests. People can follow the topics they care about, with news, web, video, local, and more. They are based in Mountain View, CA.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired DataTiger

synopsis: Apple has acquired U.K.-based digital marketing firm DataTiger in a move that could bolster the tech giant's already prodigious marketing apparatus. DataTiger is a set of tools that enables users to build marketing software that puts data to work.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: DataTiger
DataTiger is a set of tools that enables users to build marketing software that puts data to work. Using DataTiger is the fastest and easiest way to increase retention & monetisation. DataTiger can be used as an online tool, to import data and set up user flows in minutes.
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closed 12/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Platoon

synopsis: Apple is building up its music business with an acquisition of a small tech startup that helps discover and develop emerging musical artists. Apple confirmed it purchased Platoon, a company that helps independent artists fund, distribute, and market their content.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Platoon
Platoon helps discover the very best emerging talent (musicians, artists, writers, filmmakers, designers) and provides them with the platform to create, distribute and commercialize exceptional creative work. They are based in London, UK.
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closed 11/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Silk Labs

synopsis: Apple has acquired Silk Labs, a machine learning company using on-device AI to empower businesses to build the next generation of intelligent connected devices. They were founded in 2015 and are based in San Mateo, CA.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Silk Labs
Silk Labs is a machine learning company using on-device AI to empower businesses to build the next generation of intelligent connected devices. They were founded in 2015 and are based in San Mateo, CA.
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announced 3/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Apple, Inc., will acquire Texture

synopsis: Apple announced it signed an agreement to acquire Texture, the digital magazine subscription service by Next Issue Media LLC, which gives users unlimited access to their favorite titles for one monthly subscription fee. Texture brings over 200 of the world’s best magazines to life, providing an easy way for users to read high-quality stories.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Texture
Texture is a digital magazine platform owned by Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines, KKR, Meredith, News Corp, Rogers Media and Time Inc. It's a completely new way for readers to experience the world’s best magazines, reimagined for how people consume content today.
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

SunRoof Sverige AB, acquired Redlogger

synopsis: SunRoof, an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs, has acquired Redlogger, a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
buyer: SunRoof Sverige AB
SunRoof is an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs with superior energy output and design. They use their own design, innovations and advanced technology to create a truly unique product. They are based in Sweden. "
target: Redlogger
Redlogger is a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MetaMind

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, a deep learning startup backed by Salesforce cofounder and chief executive Marc Benioff. MetaMind is building an AI platform for natural language processing, image understanding, and knowledge base analytics.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MetaMind
MetaMind wants to make Deep Learning accessible to everyone. Deep Learning is a rapidly growing branch of artificial intelligence. It comprises a set of techniques that don’t require domain experts to program knowledge into algorithms. Instead, these techniques can learn by observing data.
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announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$191,616.03)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$17,455.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 11/14/2011 via BusinessWire

WorldLingo merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, announced a merger with WorldLingo. Based in Las Vegas, WorldLingo specializes in translation technology and other solutions for website localization, as well as document, instant message, e-mail, and real-time chat translation.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 70 cities on five continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: WorldLingo
WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions, with services ranging from cost-effective machine translation solutions to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization.
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cancelled 11/1/2011 via Bloomberg

H & R Block, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of TaxACT

synopsis: H&R Block Inc. was barred by a federal judge from proceeding with its proposed $287.5 million acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products because it would diminish competition in the tax preparation market.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. "
target: TaxACT
2nd Story Software is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and providing Web-based services directly to consumers. TaxACT gives users well-informed tax strategies in an easy-to-use format, while maintaining focus on providing best value for customers.
price ($mm)
$268
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announced 2/14/2022 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Fireball Search GmbH

synopsis: CentralNic Group has entered into agreements to acquire Fireball Search GmbH. Founded in 1996, Fireball was once the leading search engine in Germany, and the name retains high consumer awareness.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$482.74)
CentralNic is a global company that drives the growth of the global digital economy by developing and managing software platforms allowing businesses to buy subscriptions to domain names and related services, including protecting their brands online. "
target: Fireball Search GmbH
Founded in 1996, Fireball was once the leading search engine in Germany, and the name retains high consumer awareness.
price ($mm)
$0.36
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closed 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Mux, acquired Stream Club

synopsis: Mux, the leading developer video platform, has acquired Stream Club, a live streaming platform. Stream Club enables users to create and broadcast studio quality live streams from their browsers. Their solution features drag-and-drop design tools and allows users to broadcast to multiple platforms, including YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and more.
buyer: Mux
Mux is a leading developer video platform. Mux's API enables developers to build unique live and on-demand video experiences. Their platform allows publishers to deliver the highest quality video experience without having to hire a team of embedded video experts. "
target: Stream Club
Stream Club is a live streaming platform. Stream Club enables users to easily create and broadcast studio quality live streams from their browsers. Their solution features drag-and-drop design tools and allows users to broadcast to multiple platforms, including YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and more.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Brave, acquired Tailcat

synopsis: Brave announced the acquisition of Tailcat, the open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat will become the foundation of Brave Search.
buyer: Brave
Brave Software’s fast, privacy-oriented browser, combined with its blockchain-based digital advertising platform, is reinventing the Web for users, publishers, and advertisers. Users get a private, speedier web experience with much longer battery life and publishers increase their revenue share. "
target: Tailcat
Tailcat is an open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat does not collect IP addresses or use personally identifiable information to improve search results.
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closed 7/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Corel Corporation

synopsis: KKR, a global investment firm, has acquired Corel, one of the world's top software platforms, from Vector Capital. Canada-based Corel offers a portfolio of software solutions to over 90 million knowledge workers, empowering professionals across industries in three main verticals: Creativity, Productivity, and Desktop-as-a-Service.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Corel Corporation (CREL:$268.23)
Canada-based Corel offers some of the industry's best-known software brands, and give individuals and teams the power to create, collaborate, and deliver impressive results. Corel delivers a portfolio of innovative applications including CorelDRAW, ClearSlide, MindManager, Parallels, and WinZip.
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closed 4/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Travel and Transport, Inc, acquired TripLingo

synopsis: Travel and Transport, one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S., has acquired TripLingo, a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
buyer: Travel and Transport, Inc
Travel and Transport, Inc. is one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S. Travel and Transport specializes in corporate travel management, leisure/vacation travel and group/meeting travel services. Travel and Transport creates one-of-a-kind experiences for their partners. "
target: TripLingo
TripLingo is a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe, productive, and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
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closed 4/11/2019 via PR Web

Futuryng, Inc., acquired Declara

synopsis: Futuryng, an enterprise software solutions company, has acquired Declara, a leading knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
buyer: Futuryng, Inc.
Futuryng is a connected technology ecosystem for building Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Futuryng provides software solutions that enable customers to unlock and de-silo enterprise software and manufacturing processes to enhance connectivity, reduce operating costs and unlock insights. "
target: Declara
Declara is a community based, content-centric knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Immudyne, acquired PDFSimpli

synopsis: ImmuDyne, Inc., a technology-driven e-commerce company, announced the closing of a strategic acquisition. PDFSimpli is a software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
buyer: Immudyne (K:CVLB:$78.35)
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio. "
target: PDFSimpli
PDFSimpli is software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
price ($mm)
$0.15*
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closed 7/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

synopsis: Avanquest has acquired the group holding the Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware businesses. Upclick is an ultra-modern platform used all over the world for the sale of digital products. Lulu Software is a major supplier of PDF solutions with its SodaPDF software. Adaware provides antivirus and security solutions.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: Avanquest (ENXTPA:AVQ:$105.99)
Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia. "
target: Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware
Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware are a Canadian group of companies. Lulu Software sells the Soda PDF application and document management solutions. Adaware specializes in Internet security and antivirus and security solutions. Upclick is an e-commerce platform used for the sale of digital goods.
price ($mm)
$12*
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

IAC, acquired iTranslate GmbH

synopsis: Tinder owner IAC has acquired iTranslate, a translation app with over 80 million downloads. iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$3,699.63)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dictionary.com, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, along with ANGI Homeservices Inc. which operates HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio. "
target: iTranslate GmbH
With over 80 million downloads iTranslate is the leading translation and dictionary App. They enable travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hangar Technology, Inc, acquired Autoflight Logic

synopsis: Hangar, the Austin, TX based technology company developing an autonomous data capture ecosystem for drones, announced it acquired Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones.
buyer: Hangar Technology, Inc
Hangar is building an automated ecosystem for drones to deliver fast, professional aerial data across industry. Using a proprietary autonomous flight engine deeply integrated with the world’s top selling drones, Hangar allows a worldwide network of pilots to safely and professionally acquire data. "
target: Autoflight Logic
Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones. Autoflight Logic boasts over 150k autonomous flights in over 190 countries flown using its ground control software.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired Scientific Calculator

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired Android app Scientific Calculator from developer Petr Hapal. Scientific Calculator supports advanced calculations such as complex number equations and it has a large universal/physical/mathematical/chemical constant table, making it a tool ready for science.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: Scientific Calculator
Scientific Calculator is a powerful Android scientific calculator with a real look. It is one of the few Android calculators with complex number equations support.
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closed 6/30/2016 via GlobeNewswire

HMS Industrial Networks AB, acquired Intesis Software SL

synopsis: HMS Industrial Networks AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Networks AB (publ), has acquired all of the shares of the Spain-based company Intesis Software, S.L. - a leading provider of communication gateway solutions for HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system integration within the fields of building automation.
buyer: HMS Industrial Networks AB (OM:HMS:$91.96)
HMS Industrial Networks is the leading independent supplier of products for industrial communication. HMS products enable industrial devices to connect to different industrial networks and also be monitored and controlled remotely. "
target: Intesis Software SL
Founded in 2000, Intesis Software is a leader in manufacturing innovative solutions for HVAC in the home and building automation market. Based in Igualada (Barcelona), Spain, it offers a wide range of products to customers in more than 90 countries.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
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Ticker: ENXTPA:MLBMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
beaconsmind AG
beaconsmind AG
beaconsmind is a provider of location-based marketing (LBM) software solutions for retail chains in Switzerland. beaconsmind's location-based marketing & analytics platform enables businesses to measure their marketing campaigns, gain shopping insights, and increase their revenue.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.82
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: TSXV:DVT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc.
Divestco Inc. provides innovative geoscience solutions to Energy and Service companies worldwide. The company offers Software & Data, Seismic Processing, Geomatics, Seismic Data & Brokerage, and Land Services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$22.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.10
EBIT ($mm)
($0.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
214
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Ticker: LKCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung is a leading global spatial-temporal big-data technology company and a leading interactive location-based services company in China. Luokung's mobile app provides personalized and precise services to travelers on the train and at their destination.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$21.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
111
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Ticker: OTCPK:CADY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Caddies, Inc.
Digital Caddies is one of the first cloud based content and media solutions for golf courses and golfers that provides unique access to golfers via an interactive tablet mounted in golf carts on golf courses. The system includes GPS-based course navigation and aerial fairway and green views.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.71)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
14
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Ticker: AIM:SPA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1Spatial Holdings PLC
1Spatial Holdings PLC
1Spatial is a software solutions provider and global leader in managing geospatial data. They work with their clients to deliver real value by making data current, complete and consistent through the use of automated processes.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$22.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
170
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Ticker: AIM:IQG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IQGeo
IQGeo
IQGeo is a global developer of geospatial productivity and collaboration software. IQGeo IQGeo’s mobile-first geospatial software improves productivity and collaboration across enterprise planning, design, construction, maintenance and sales processes for telecoms and utility network operators.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$16.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
102
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Ticker: AYX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alteryx
Alteryx
Alteryx is a leader in self-service data analytics. Alteryx provides analysts with the unique ability to easily prep, blend and analyze all of their data using a repeatable workflow, then deploy and share analytics at scale for deeper insights in hours, not weeks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$522.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($69.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1786
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DeepMatter Group Plc
DeepMatter provides an integrated software, hardware and AI-enabled platform, DigitalGlassware™, to scientists across research and process development sectors. The platform allows chemistry experiments to be accurately and systematically recorded, coded and entered into a shared data cloud.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SSTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShotSpotter
ShotSpotter
ShotSpotter is the leader in gunfire detection, location and incident-specific forensic analysis solutions that assist police and security personnel in their efforts to deter gun violence.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$44.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.30
EBIT ($mm)
$2.92
Net Income ($mm)
$2.77
Employees
110
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Ticker: OM:MODEL B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Modelon AB
Modelon AB
Modelon provides solutions, services and technology for Modelica and FMI centric model-based systems engineering. Modelon offers unique know-how in physical modeling, simulation and optimization, and control design.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$6.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
100
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Ticker: OTCQB: EHVVF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ehave, Inc.
Ehave, Inc.
Ehave is a healthcare company developing a next generation of digital solutions for stakeholders in the medical cannabis and mental health sectors. Ehave’s health informatics platform efficiently captures high-quality, objective user data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SZSE:300036
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SuperMap Software
SuperMap Software
SuperMap Software Co., Ltd. was founded by scientists from The Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) in 1997. SuperMap is devoted to developing and providing the most innovative Geographic Information System (GIS) platforms and solutions for global customers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$137.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.77
EBIT ($mm)
$17.50
Net Income ($mm)
$19.61
Employees
2589
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Ticker: AAPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apple, Inc.
Apple, Inc.
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$378,323.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$128,218.00
EBIT ($mm)
$116,903.00
Net Income ($mm)
$100,555.00
Employees
154000
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Ticker: KOSE:A005930
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$233,441.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$69,230.99
EBIT ($mm)
$43,106.56
Net Income ($mm)
$32,761.99
Employees
113957
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Ticker: MSFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
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.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$184,903.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$94,918.00
EBIT ($mm)
$81,930.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: A066570:KS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics Inc. is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$62,154.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,186.90
EBIT ($mm)
$3,299.82
Net Income ($mm)
$1,273.78
Employees
38119
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Ticker: TSE:6752
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Panasonic Corporation
Panasonic Corporation
Panasonic Corporation is one of the largest electronic product manufacturers in the world, comprised of over 634 companies. It manufactures and markets a wide range of products under the Panasonic brand to enhance and enrich lifestyles all around the globe.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$60,883.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,502.82
EBIT ($mm)
$2,542.99
Net Income ($mm)
$1,637.21
Employees
245546
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Ticker: NVDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$26,914.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$11,215.00
EBIT ($mm)
$10,041.00
Net Income ($mm)
$9,752.00
Employees
22473
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Ticker: TSE:6753
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sharp Corporation
Sharp Corporation
Sharp Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products, headquartered in Sakai-ku, Sakai. Since 2016 it has been an integral part of Taiwan-based Foxconn Group.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22,384.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,416.27
EBIT ($mm)
$695.20
Net Income ($mm)
$635.15
Employees
54156
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Ticker: WDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Western Digital Corporation
Western Digital Corporation
Western Digital Corp, Irvine, Calif., is an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of storage solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience and preserve digital content. Its HGST and WD® subsidiaries are long-time innovators in the storage industry.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$19,093.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,400.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,272.00
Net Income ($mm)
$397.00
Employees
72878
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Ticker: SEHK:493
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited
GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited is a Hong Kong-based investment holding company principally engaged in electrical appliances businesses.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10,474.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$172.80
EBIT ($mm)
$102.32
Net Income ($mm)
$90.75
Employees
50835
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Ticker: MSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$8,171.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,205.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,767.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: GRMN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Garmin Ltd.
Garmin Ltd.
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 – most of which are enabled by GPS technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,402.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,261.82
EBIT ($mm)
$1,126.42
Net Income ($mm)
$1,051.17
Employees
16000
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Ticker: AYI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AcuityBrands
AcuityBrands
Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. Acuity Brands is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and operates through North America, Europe, and Asia.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,672.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$551.80
EBIT ($mm)
$463.50
Net Income ($mm)
$330.40
Employees
12000
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Ticker: TSE:8050
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seiko
Seiko
Seiko is a Japanese holding company that manufactures and sells high quality products through its subsidiaries. Seiko manufactures watches, clocks, electronic devices, optical products, printers, payment terminals, large displays, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,275.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$144.51
EBIT ($mm)
$68.76
Net Income ($mm)
$55.38
Employees
12020
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: TSE:6737
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EIZO Corp
EIZO, which means image in Japanese, is a visual technology company that develops and manufactures high-end display solutions. EIZO is headquartered in Hakusan, Japan.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$657.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$67.41
EBIT ($mm)
$41.73
Net Income ($mm)
$33.64
Employees
0
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