Like PunchTab

closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

@WalmartLabs, acquired PunchTab

synopsis: @WalmartLabs is acquiring PunchTab, a company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores. @WalmartLabs will use PunchTab's technology to enhance their existing Customer relationship management tools.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: PunchTab
PunchTab is a Silicon Valley company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Locaweb, acquired Social Miner

synopsis: Locaweb, a Brazilian provider of web hosting services, has acquired Social Miner, a marketing automation platform in Brazil. Specialized in behavioral data, Social Miner combines AI, big-data and humanization to help e-commerce companies and retailers improve their performance.
buyer: Locaweb (BOVESPA:LWSA3:$106.91)
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services. "
target: Social Miner
Social Miner is a marketing automation platform in Brazil. Specialized in behavioral data, Social Miner combines AI, big-data and humanization to help e-commerce companies and retailers improve their performance. Their platform enables businesses to create more personalized campaigns.
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closed 6/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Wirecard AG, acquired SO1

synopsis: Wirecard, a global provider of digital payment solutions, has acquired Segment of One (SO1), a German promotion platform that enables retailers and brands to target individual consumers in real time. SO1 offers an AI-based solution that tracks and analyzes customer purchasing habits to produce attractive and individually-targeted retail promotions.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$3,048.73)
Wirecard is the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology. As one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, it provides businesses and end customers alike with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services. "
target: SO1
Segment of One (SO1) is a German promotion platform that enables retailers and brands to target individual consumers in real time. SO1 offers an AI-based solution that tracks and analyzes customer purchasing habits to produce attractive and individually-targeted retail promotions.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Namogoo, acquired Personali Ltd.

synopsis: Namogoo, the pioneer in Customer Journey Hijacking Prevention, has acquired Personali, an AI-powered behavioral analytics tool that helps retailers to increase sales and profitability. Personali uses machine learning algorithms to perform precision targeting of shoppers with intelligent incentives.
buyer: Namogoo
Namogoo is the pioneer in Customer Journey Hijacking Prevention. Namogoo uses cloud-based software and machine learning to prevent invasive content from disrupting online businesses. Their solution identifies and blocks unauthorized ads that divert customers to competitor offerings. "
target: Personali Ltd.
Personali is an AI-powered behavioral analytics tool that helps retailers to increase sales and profitability. Personali uses machine learning algorithms to perform precision targeting of shoppers with intelligent incentives, offering the optimal incentive type, level and experience in real-time.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

TRILUX GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Crosscan GmbH

synopsis: The digital pioneer Crosscan has been acquired by TRILUX Group. Founded in 2003, the company is one of the largest system providers for visitor frequency measurement and analysis in the retail sector. As an independent system integrator, Crosscan also offers comprehensive goods security, RFID and ESL (Electronic Shelf Labeling).
buyer: TRILUX GmbH & Co. KG
Based in Germany, Trilux is a one-stop full-service provider for lighting, that offers customers far more than just outstanding, tailor-made light. Their networked lighting solutions provide the perfect infrastructure for the integration of IoT modules. "
target: Crosscan GmbH
With 21,000 systems installed in over 49 countries, Crosscan is one of the largest system providers of visitor frequency measurement and analysis in the retail industry. As an independent system integrator, they also offer comprehensive goods security, RFID and ESL (Electronic Shelf Labeling).
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Precima

synopsis: Nielsen Global Connect acquired Precima®, an industry-leading, SaaS-based provider of powerful retail and customer data applications and analytics, from Alliance Data Systems Corp. Precima’s industry-leading Transaction Log (TLog) and Loyalty/Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data platform has been a foundational resource for global companies.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target parent: Alliance Data Systems, Inc.
target: Precima
Precima® is a global retail strategy and analytics company that provides tailored, data-driven solutions to drive sales, boost profitability, and build customer loyalty. Precima’s head office is located in Toronto, Canada, with global offices in The Netherlands, Chicago, U.S., and London, U.K.
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closed 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

KPMG International, acquired Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: KPMG India has announced the aqui-hire of Mumbai-based AI-led decision-science services company Recommender Labs. Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They operate in 154 countries and territories and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. "
target: Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd
Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations. The company also offers custom implementation of machine learning (ML) applications and ready frameworks that are customised for each of their clients.
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closed 1/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Retail IQ, acquired StoreSmarts

synopsis: StoreSmarts (Analoc Ltd.), a startup providing retailers with real-time data and insights into consumer in-store behavior, was acquired by U.S. based company Retail IQ. StoreSmarts' software anonymously collects the Wi-Fi signals of cell phones across locations.
buyer: Retail IQ
Retail IQ, founded in 2014, is a U.S. based company developing and marketing retail technologies. Retail IQ has been StoreSmarts’ business partner for several years and has distributed StoreSmarts’ products worldwide. "
target: StoreSmarts
StoreSmarts offers an in-store analytics solution for retailers, delivering real-time data and insights on shoppers'​ behavior, just as web analytics do for e-commerce. StoreSmarts' software anonymously collects the Wi-Fi signals of cell phones across locations.
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closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Loyalty Company, acquired Golden Eyes

synopsis: Loyalty Company, an independent customer communication and marketing group, has acquired Golden Eyes, a provider of CRM, Business Intelligence, and multi-channel Marketing solutions for retail outlets. Golden Eye's Be-One is a CRM and marketing campaign management platform that consolidates customer data and drives multi-channel marketing actions.
buyer: Loyalty Company
Loyalty Company is an independent customer communication and marketing group. The company conceives, organises and implements fully personalised marketing and commercial strategies and action plans, in order to develop customer value. Their clients include L'Oréal, Michelin, LavAzza, and more. "
target: Golden Eyes
Golden Eyes is a provider of CRM, Business Intelligence, and multi-channel Marketing solutions for retail outlets. Golden Eye's Be-One is an innovative CRM and marketing campaign management platform. The cloud-based platform consolidates customer data and drives multi-channel marketing actions.
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closed 4/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Yelp, acquired Turnstyle Solutions

synopsis: Yelp Inc., the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, announced it has acquired Turnstyle Analytics Inc., a Wi-Fi marketing company that is pioneering the way local businesses use free Wi-Fi to connect with their customers.
buyer: Yelp (YELP:$787.22)
Yelp connects people with great local businesses. Their users have contributed more than 71 million cumulative reviews of almost every type of local business, from restaurants, boutiques and salons to dentists, mechanics, plumbers and more. "
target: Turnstyle Solutions
Turnstyle is a marketing and analytics platform that utilizes public Wi-Fi to attract, retain and reward customers. Turnstyle enables clients to learn actionable insights about on-premise customer behavior and send real-time messages, coupons and rewards directly to customers’ phones.
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closed 9/27/2016 via BusinessWire

Kibo Software, Inc, acquired Baynote, Inc.

synopsis: Kibo, the world’s leader in cloud-based omnichannel commerce solutions, announced its acquisition of Baynote, a cloud-based personalization platform. Baynote software provides a smart data hub that leverages historical data and real-time behavior, creating a holistic view of the consumer across all devices.
buyer: Kibo Software, Inc
Kibo is a comprehensive, Cloud-based commerce platform that empowers users, grows sales, and evolves with the changing needs of retail. No matter the challenge, Kibo’s agile software future-proofs their client's business and powers their success. "
target: Baynote, Inc.
Baynote is a leading provider of big data and machine learning solutions for digital commerce. BaynoteONE rapidly integrates with existing websites, onsite search engines, mobile sites and applications and email systems to increase ROI without deep IT involvement or expensive system upgrades.
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announced 7/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

eBay, will acquire SalesPredict

synopsis: Machine learning is all the rage, and eBay is buying its way in via an acquisition of a startup named SalesPredict. SalesPredict is a learning engine that uses order history to suggest new items customers might want to buy.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader including the Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, they connect millions of buyers and sellers around the world, empowering people and creating opportunity through Connected Commerce. "
target: SalesPredict
SalesPredict is a learning engine that uses order history to suggest new items customers might want to buy. It’s also well suited for marketing, helping businesses target only those who are most likely to buy a product or service.
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closed 4/18/2016 via Market Wire

Mobify, acquired Pathful Inc.

synopsis: Mobile customer engagement leader Mobify announced the acquisition of Pathful, provider of advanced machine learning-based technology for behaviour-based targeting.
buyer: Mobify
Mobify delivers technology and services that help companies engage connected consumers to increase revenue online and in-store. Mobify's mobile customer engagement platform creates powerful mobile web and native applications. "
target: Pathful Inc.
Founded in 2011, Pathful helps retailers and B2B customers understand how visitors interact with content, capturing micro interactions on the web as well as with desktop and mobile devices to surface content that engages with customers and increases conversions.
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closed 10/14/2014 via Company Press Release

Demandware, Inc., acquired CQuotient, Inc.

synopsis: Demandware Inc. the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, announced that it has acquired CQuotient, a next-generation cloud personalization provider. CQuotient applies advanced predictive science to the full picture of the shopper journey, including online and offline customer and product data, promotions and content.
buyer: Demandware, Inc. (DWRE:$254.08)
Demandware solutions, comprised of the only enterprise-class, on-demand ecommerce platform and expert services, deliver merchandising effectiveness, proven site reliability and industry best practices that exceed profitability goals. "
target parent: Bain Capital
target: CQuotient, Inc.
CQuotient, a next-generation cloud personalization provider. CQuotient applies advanced predictive science to the full picture of the shopper journey, including online and offline customer and product data, promotions and content.
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Newswire

The Stage Fund, acquired ThirdChannel

synopsis: Stage, a private equity firm, has acquired ThirdChannel, a SaaS business that enables consumer brands to manage in-store customer experiences at scale. ThirdChannel's cloud-based retail intelligence platform provides real-time visibility into all stores to help brands improve customer experiences and optimize their merchandising.
buyer: The Stage Fund
Stage is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in companies undergoing a change in capital structure, operations, or growth. Stage's venture fund, reStage, offers early stage small and medium-sized enterprises the capital and expertise to rethink their approach to growth. "
target: ThirdChannel
ThirdChannel is a SaaS business that enables consumer brands to manage in-store customer experiences at scale. ThirdChannel's cloud-based retail intelligence platform provides real-time visibility into all stores to help brands improve customer experiences and optimize their merchandising.
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closed 4/9/2015 via Forbes

Aimia Inc., Air New Zealand Limited, acquired 11Ants Analytics Limited

synopsis: Air New Zealand and Aimia announced that they are acquiring the small New Zealand based analytics company 11Ants, a cloud based customer science platform which transforms retail transactional data into a strategic and tactical framework for retail growth. The user interacts with RAP via a suite of powerful, yet easy to use customer science modules.
buyer: Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM:$96.49)
buyer: Air New Zealand Limited
Air New Zealand is an international and domestic airline group which provides air passenger and cargo transport services within New Zealand, as well as to and from Australia, the South West Pacific, Asia, North America and the United Kingdom. "
target: 11Ants Analytics Limited
11Ants RAP is a cloud based customer science platform which transforms retail transactional data into a strategic and tactical framework for retail growth. The user interacts with RAP via a suite of powerful, yet easy to use customer science modules.
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closed 12/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Aimia Inc., acquired Zinc

synopsis: Aimia, a global leader in loyalty management, announced the acquisition of Zinc (Zed Inc. Ltd), an industry leading provider of SaaS behavioral segmentation solutions and consulting services focused on customer centric store management, ecommerce, buying & merchandising and product category management.
buyer: Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM:$96.49)
Aimia offers clients, partners and members proven expertise in launching and managing coalition loyalty programs, delivering proprietary loyalty services, creating value through loyalty analytics and driving innovation in the emerging digital, mobile and social communications spaces. "
target: Zinc
Zinc's retail analytical methods and retail experience combine with its proprietary TRiPPs technology to provide retailers with a deep insight into their customers, and the ability to use this insight systematically to enhance their buying & merchandising and store management.
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announced 9/2/2021 via PR Newswire

Sitecore, will acquire Reflektion

synopsis: Sitecore, the global leader in digital experience management software, will acquire Reflektion, an AI-powered digital search platform that understands and predicts patterns, context, and needs in order to convert shoppers into buyers. The combination enables Sitecore to engage, educate, and empower shoppers to make purchase decisions faster.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Sitecore
Sitecore delivers a digital experience platform that empowers brands to build lifelong relationships with their customers. Sitecore is the only company that brings together content, commerce, and data into one connected platform that delivers millions of digital experiences every day. "
target: Reflektion
Reflektion's digital commerce experience platform for eCommerce and retail listens to the behaviors of each individual shopper, utilizes AI to calculate their preferences and intent, and then responds to every moment-to-moment interaction by displaying the most relevant content and products.
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closed 8/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Spotler, acquired Squeezely

synopsis: Spotler Group, a Dutch marketing technology company, has acquired Squeezely, a customer data platform (CDP) software company in the Netherlands. Squeezely gives e-commerce companies full control over their data. Their platform provides a clear overview of all relevant customer data and enables users to create data driven marketing campaigns.
buyer: Spotler
Spotler Group is a Netherlands based company specializing in marketing technology, helping marketers across Europe create successful and results-driven campaigns. With more than 2,500 customers in 8 European countries, Spotler Group is a European leader in email marketing and marketing automation. "
target: Squeezely
Squeezely is a customer data platform (CDP) software company in the Netherlands. Squeezely gives e-commerce companies full control over their data. Their platform provides a clear overview of all relevant customer data and enables users to create personalized, data driven marketing campaigns.
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closed 7/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Namogoo, acquired Remarkety

synopsis: Namogoo, the Digital Journey Continuity Platform, has acquired Remarkety, a leading provider of data-driven eCommerce marketing automation solutions. Remarkety combines eCommerce data, shopping behavior and predictive algorithms to help their clients deliver effective email, SMS and social campaigns that grow their business.
buyer: Namogoo
Namogoo is the pioneer in Customer Journey Hijacking Prevention. Namogoo uses cloud-based software and machine learning to prevent invasive content from disrupting online businesses. Their solution identifies and blocks unauthorized ads that divert customers to competitor offerings. "
target: Remarkety
Remarkety is a leading provider of data-driven eCommerce marketing automation solutions. Remarkety combines eCommerce data, shopping behavior and predictive algorithms to help their clients deliver effective email, SMS and social campaigns that grow their business.
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

@WalmartLabs, acquired PunchTab

synopsis: @WalmartLabs is acquiring PunchTab, a company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores. @WalmartLabs will use PunchTab's technology to enhance their existing Customer relationship management tools.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: PunchTab
PunchTab is a Silicon Valley company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Walmart Labs, acquired BigTrade

synopsis: Walmart Labs, the technology arm of United States-based multinational retail giant Walmart, has acquired BigTrade, India's B2B trading platform which provides end to end business solution and helps clients find the right trade partners to facilitate in end-to-end business engagement.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: Walmart Labs
WalmartLabs is an internet technology company that develops eCommerce platforms and mobile applications that enable customers to shop in retail stores, online and mobile devices. They develop open source applications providing Merchant and Supply Chain Technology, Business Engagement and analytics. "
target: BigTrade
Headquartered in India, BigTrade is a B2B trading platform which provides end to end business solution from the discovery of the product or supplier to payment of the product. They help clients find the right trade partners to facilitate in end-to-end business engagement.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Walmart Labs, acquired Dataturks

synopsis: Walmart Labs has acquihired a Bengaluru-based deeptech startup, Dataturks. Dataturk's software-as-a-service tool enables teams to annotate text and image data using machine learning. Using Dataturk's online platform, users can upload their dataset, choose the annotation task such as classification, and invite their team for tagging.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: Walmart Labs
WalmartLabs is an internet technology company that develops eCommerce platforms and mobile applications that enable customers to shop in retail stores, online and mobile devices. They develop open source applications providing Merchant and Supply Chain Technology, Business Engagement and analytics. "
target: Dataturks
Dataturk's software-as-a-service tool enables teams to annotate text and image data using machine learning. Using Dataturk's online platform, users can upload their dataset, choose the annotation task such as classification, and invite their team for tagging.
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closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Walmart Labs, acquired Int.ai

synopsis: WalmartLabs, an internet technology company, announced that it has acqui-hired artificial intelligence and data analytics startup Int.ai. Int.ai has expertise in analytics automation framework. They are a revenue intelligence platform where subscription and eCommerce businesses can connect their payments, receive insights, revenue reports and more.
buyer parent: Walmart
buyer: Walmart Labs
WalmartLabs is an internet technology company that develops eCommerce platforms and mobile applications that enable customers to shop in retail stores, online and mobile devices. They develop open source applications providing Merchant and Supply Chain Technology, Business Engagement and analytics. "
target: Int.ai
Int.ai has invested and built expertise in architecting an analytics automation framework. Their first product is a revenue intelligence platform where subscription and eCommerce businesses can connect their payments and get insights, customer profiles, revenue reports and more.
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closed 9/23/2015 via Company Press Release

@WalmartLabs, acquired PunchTab

synopsis: @WalmartLabs is acquiring PunchTab, a company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores. @WalmartLabs will use PunchTab's technology to enhance their existing Customer relationship management tools.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: PunchTab
PunchTab is a Silicon Valley company known for building a software platform that empowers brands like Walmart and Sam’s Club to better understand and engage with customers in a unified way online, on mobile and in physical stores.
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closed 7/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Luvocracy

synopsis: Walmart‘s Silicon Valley R&D group @WalmartLabs is announcing that it has acquired its 14th startup, social marketplace Luvocracy. Members find the best things to buy, meet people through the products they recommend, and give and receive gifts with every purchase. Luvocracy is building a new marketplace around the explosion in social sharing.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Luvocracy
Luvocracy is the way to buy recommended pins, posts, tweets and shares. Members find the best things to buy, meet people through the products they recommend, and give and receive gifts with every purchase. Luvocracy is building a new marketplace around the explosion in social sharing.
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closed 6/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Stylr, Inc.

synopsis: @WalmartLabs has announced its acquisition of Stylr, a location based shopping app helping shoppers find the fashion they love in the stores around them. Stylr bridges the digital and physical worlds of apparel retail by pulling inventory data from local stores to show shoppers what is available in their vicinity.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Stylr, Inc.
Stylr is a location based shopping app helping shoppers find the fashion they love in the stores around them. Stylr bridges the digital and physical worlds of apparel retail by pulling inventory data from local stores to show shoppers what is available in their vicinity.
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closed 5/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Adchemy, Inc.

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, the retailer’s Silicon Valley-based innovation lab and R&D center, has purchased e-commerce technology company Adchemy, which helps online brands scale ecommerce revenue acquisition with easy-to-use software that radically simplifies digital marketing campaigns and delivers unbelievably useful ads.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Adchemy, Inc.
Adchemy helps online brands scale ecommerce revenue acquisition with easy-to-use software that radically simplifies digital marketing campaigns and delivers unbelievably useful ads.
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closed 2/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Yumprint

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, which operates as the tech brains behind the big-box retailer, has acquired Yumprint of Seattle. They display more than 15 million recipes per month on their publisher network. Their Recipe Clipper is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox and Safari that allows users to save recipes from any website to their Yumprint cookbook.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Yumprint
Yumprint powers the display of recipes on over 2,000 food blogs. They display more than 15 million recipes per month on their publisher network. Their Recipe Clipper is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox and Safari that allows users to save recipes from any website to their Yumprint cookbook.
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closed 7/24/2013 via Company Press Release

@WalmartLabs, acquired Torbit, Inc.

synopsis: Torbit has been acquired by @WalmartLabs. Torbit is a cloud-based website acceleration service. Torbit offers measurement, analytics, and performance improvement tools to help companies identify and enhance their overall site performance.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Torbit, Inc.
Torbit offers next generation web performance with measurement, analytics and optimization. Torbit provides Real User Measurement (RUM) that allows users to accurately measure their website’s performance and quantify how speed impacts their revenue.
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closed 6/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Inkiru Inc.

synopsis: Walmart, via its Silicon Valley innovation lab @WalmartLabs, has acquired predictive intelligence startup Inkiru. Inkiru will be joining Walmart Labs to accelerate the retail giant’s analytics capabilities. Inkiru’s platform combines predictive intelligence, data analytics and a decision engine to influence and determine customer interactions.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Inkiru Inc.
The Inkiru Predictive Intelligence™ platform transforms customer interactions, enabling retail businesses to reduce fraud, improve customer segmentation and targeting, and increase profit.
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closed 5/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired OneOps

synopsis: Walmart, via its Silicon Valley innovation lab @WalmartLabs, announced the acquisition of cloud computing newcomer OneOps. OneOps offers developer tools built from the ground up for those who host their applications on cloud services like Amazon Web Services, for example, as well as Rackspace and HP Cloud.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: OneOps
OneOps enables continuous lifecycle management of complex, business-critical application workloads on any cloud-based infrastructure. OneOps offers developer tools built from the ground up for those who host their applications on cloud services.
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closed 5/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Tasty Labs, Inc.

synopsis: @WalmartLabs announced the acquisition of software development shop Tasty Labs, from Delicious founder Joshua Schachter. The startup launched its first product Jig.com in 2011, which was described as a “marketplace for needs” — meaning users would post “I need…” and others would respond to help them.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Tasty Labs, Inc.
Tasty Labs offered two services Jig.com and Human.io. Jig is a simplified Q & A platform that lets users simply post a need or problem and other users can respond to help solve it. Human.io provides a simple way to allow a publisher to turn a passive audience into a mobile army of participants.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

@WalmartLabs, acquired Small Society

synopsis: @WalmartLabs, the retailer’s digital technology division, has acquired mobile agency Small Society. The company helped businesses create, develop and launch iOS applications, and has served a number of high-profile clients, including DoubleTree, Starbucks, Amazon, Whole Foods, the Democratic National Convention, WordPress, ZipCar and others.
buyer parent: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
buyer: @WalmartLabs
@WalmartLabs is based in the heart of Silicon Valley. The business unit creates platforms, products and businesses around social and mobile commerce to support Walmart’s global strategy of seamlessly integrating theshopping experience between brick-and-mortar stores and e-commerce. "
target: Small Society
Small Society, based in Portland, Oregon, helps organizations create, develop, and launch iOS™ products and services for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Small Society work with dynamic, creative, market-driven organizations around the globe on iOS strategy and product development.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will acquire Kosmix Corporation

synopsis: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kosmix, underscoring its commitment to social and mobile commerce. Kosmix's innovative technology platform searches and analyzes connections in real-time data streams to deliver highly personalized insights to users.
buyer: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT:$562,839.00)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at 9,000 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Kosmix Corporation
Kosmix, based in Mountain View, Calif., has developed a social media technology platform that filters and organizes content in social networks to connect people with real-time information that matters to them.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Audioboom, acquired SONR News

synopsis: Audioboom Group PLC, the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content, said it has completed its acquisition of SONR News Ltd, Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics, all in one, easy to use dashboard.
buyer: Audioboom (AIM:BOOM:$0.59)
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world. "
target: SONR News
Sonr helps search across social networks, monitor accounts and keywords, and surface trending topics as they pick up steam, all in one, easy to use dashboard. Using two proprietary forms of artificial intelligence, Sonr reduces the clutter of newsfeeds.
price ($mm)
$1.75*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Hottolink, Inc., will acquire Socialgist

synopsis: Hottolink has agreed to acquire Effyis, doing business as Socialgist. The company helps their users get access to the world’s social media data. They find it, index it, structure it and make it query-able. They do it at scale, on their own infrastructure and in their own data centers.
buyer: Hottolink, Inc. (TSE:3680:$8.88)
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them. "
target: Socialgist
Socialgist helps their users get access to the world’s social media data. They find it, index it, structure it and make it query-able. And they do it at scale, on their own infrastructure and in their own data centers, allowing the largest companies and largest brands in the world to rely on them.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

The Washington Post, purchased Talent from Digg, Inc.

synopsis: The Washington Post has made a talent acquisition of the Digg team, but not Digg's site or technology. The move comes not as a move by the Post to revive the struggling social news site, but as the recruitment of a team that can help develop its Trove social news platform, as well as Trove-powered products like its Social Reader and Personal Post.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: The Washington Post (:$0.00)
A morning daily and Sunday newspaper published in Washington, D.C. For the 12-month period ending September 30, 1998, The Post's unaudited estimated average circulation was 783,000 daily and 1,095,000 Sunday. The Post maintains 20 foreign, 5 national, and 12 metropolitan news bureaus. "
seller: Digg, Inc.
Founded in 2004 and based in San Francisco, CA, Digg, Inc. operates as a news Web site. It allows users to submit stories for review and comment on stories and videos published on Web site. The company’s Web portal allows people to discover and share content.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/21/2011 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Hunch Inc.

synopsis: Global ecommerce and online payments leader eBay Inc. announced it has acquired the innovative team and technology of Hunch, an online platform launched in 2009 that delivers customized recommendations to its users based on their individual tastes.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,761.00)
Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay Inc. connects millions of buyers and sellers globally on a daily basis through eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, and PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive online payments. "
target: Hunch Inc.
Hunch personalizes the internet by helping consumers share and discover great recommendations about all sorts of topics. Hunch’s ambitious mission is to build a ‘Taste Graph’ of the entire web, connecting every person on the web with their affinity for anything.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will acquire Kosmix Corporation

synopsis: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kosmix, underscoring its commitment to social and mobile commerce. Kosmix's innovative technology platform searches and analyzes connections in real-time data streams to deliver highly personalized insights to users.
buyer: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT:$562,839.00)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at 9,000 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Kosmix Corporation
Kosmix, based in Mountain View, Calif., has developed a social media technology platform that filters and organizes content in social networks to connect people with real-time information that matters to them.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/27/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Ångströ Inc.

synopsis: Angstro, an experimental social-graph and news-crunching startup, has been acquired by Google to help lead the company's charge against Facebook in social networking.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Ångströ Inc.
Ångströ delivers the news you need to know about your professional network. By leveraging existing services such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, Ångströ helps you easily discover and share critical business news about colleagues, clients, and companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Wink Technologies, Inc. merged with Reunion.com,

synopsis: Reunion.com, a leading people search service, and Wink, the world’s largest people search engine, have merged to form the most comprehensive online platform for people looking to find each other on the Web.
buyer: Reunion.com
Reunion.com is a leading people search service that helps adults find, reconnect and keep in touch with old friends, family, classmates, and business contacts. Reunion.com has over 50 million members and is growing at a rate of more than 1.6 million new members per month. "
target: Wink Technologies, Inc.
Wink is a people search engine that makes it easier to find people across the Web by providing access to more than 500 million profiles across social networks and online communities. Wink users can claim their online profiles to get control of their online presence.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Lijit Networks, acquired BigSwerve

synopsis: Lijit Networks, Inc., a company that provides revolutionary search tools and statistics for blog publishers, has announced the acquisition of BigSwerve, a leading startup in blog comment discovery. BigSwerve has crawled and indexed over 400 million comments from more than 3 million authors since its formation in 2006.
buyer: Lijit Networks
The Lijit Search Wijit gives readers the opportunity to actively search blog publishers’ posts, bookmarks, blogroll, and more, ensuring they only receive the most relevant search results from sources they trust. In return, publishers receive detailed search statistics. "
target: BigSwerve
BigSwerve is going to be the first company to release a well targeted application using Semantic Web technologies in the social media category — maybe for the consumer Internet altogether.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

500px, will acquire Algo Anywhere

synopsis: 500px announced that it has agreed to acquire Algo Anywhere, a provider of algorithmic recommendation solutions. 500px will fully integrate Algo’s recommendation engine into the 500px platform to further streamline and enhance image discovery and rating algorithms so that users are receiving even more personalized content.
buyer: 500px
500px is a photo community powered by creative people worldwide that lets you discover, share, buy and sell inspiring photographs. "
target: Algo Anywhere
Algo Anywhere is a Canadian machine learning company dedicated to the development of easy-to-use, reliable and useful services developed with some of the latest results from the academic AI research community.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/12/2010 via BusinessWeek

Google Inc., acquired Plink

synopsis: Google has acquired a two-person U.K. startup called Plink that scored a hit with a mobile phone application that identifies artworks and enables users to buy a print.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Plink
Plink, based in Oxford, England, was founded by Mark Cummins and James Philbin. Their mobile application, called PlinkArt, hit 50,000 users within four weeks. It gives users information about an artwork, let users share it with friends and allow people to order a print.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Kifi

synopsis: Google has made another small acquisition to help it continue building out its latest efforts in social apps. The search and Android giant has hired the team behind Kifi, a startup that was building extensions to collect and search links shared in social apps, as well as provide recommendations for further links.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Kifi
Kifi is the simplest way to preserve and recall knowledge, powerful and effortless. Never lose a link again! Kifi is a remarkable new way to collect, discover and share knowledge. Available for Chrome, Firefox, and iPhone and Android.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Yedda, Inc.

synopsis: AOL announced today that it has acquired Yedda, Inc., a leading semantic social search Questions and Answer service. Yedda will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Yedda, Inc.
Yedda is a leading free Questions and Answer service. Yedda strives to merge the convenience and efficiency of search with the unlimited value of individual knowledge. Yedda connects knowledge seekers with knowledge sources over the Web, by bringing together relevant individuals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/29/2012 via PR Newswire

Morgan Creek Energy Corp., merged with Taglike.me

synopsis: Morgan Creek Energy Corp. has completed a share exchange agreement with Glob Media Works Inc. Glob Media's primary business is a social search destination called Taglike.me or Taglikeme.com, which is an Internet services platform that combines the most commonly used functions of search and social media interaction in one destination.
buyer: Morgan Creek Energy Corp. (MCKE:$0.00)
Morgan Creek Energy Corp. is engaged in the acquisition and development of oil and gas prospects. Its development initiatives are focused in prolific producing regions of the mid-continental United States including Texas and New Mexico. "
target: Taglike.me
Glob Media's primary business is a social search destination called Taglike.me or Taglikeme.com, which is an Internet services platform that combines the most commonly used functions of search and social media interaction in one destination.
price ($mm)
$0.41
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/11/2014 via PR Newswire

Apax Partners, will acquire Answers Corporation

synopsis: Funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity firm, announced that they have entered into an agreement to acquire Answers Corporation, the parent company of Answers.com and a leading provider of cloud-based solutions that enhance customer acquisition and brand engagement, from Summit Partners, TA Associates, and founder shareholders.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates globally and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Apax Partners has advised funds that total over $40 billion around the world in aggregate. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Answers Corporation
Answers' mission is to empower consumers, brands and organizations by connecting them with the information they need to make better-informed decisions. The Answers Platform leverages the sizable reach of Answers.com, and its leading cloud-based solutions from ForeSee, Webcollage and ResellerRatings.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 4/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation merged with AFCV Holdings, LLC,

synopsis: Answers.com, creators of the leading answer engine Answers.com®, announced that AFCV Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of growth equity investor Summit Partners, has consummated the previously announced merger to acquire Answers.com.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: AFCV Holdings, LLC
AFCV Holdings, a portfolio company of growth equity investor Summit Partners, was established in 2007 to build, acquire, and operate a broad range of independent Internet technologies, businesses, and resources that connect consumers seeking advice with the most relevant and comprehensive content. "
target: Answers Corporation
Answers Corporation owns and operates Answers.com, the leading Q&A site. Answers.com is a community-generated social knowledge Q&A platform, leveraging wiki-based technologies. Through the contributions of its large and growing community, answers are improved and updated over time.
price ($mm)[EV]
$113 [$87]
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
4.8x
EV / EBITDA
19.1x
closed 2/2/2011 via Market Wire

Outbrain Inc., acquired Surphace

synopsis: Outbrain announced that it has acquired the Surphace technology and other assets (formerly known as Sphere) from AOL Inc. Through this acquisition, Outbrain broadens its reach among leading online publishers, while enhancing its technology and overall product suite to create the category leader in online content discovery.
buyer: Outbrain Inc.
Outbrain is the leading content recommendation engine, reaching a highly engaged audience through distribution on top publisher sites, including USA Today, iVillage, PC Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, The Daily Beast and Slate. "
target parent: AOL Inc.
target: Surphace
Surphace is a robust content recommendation platform in use by many of today's leading online publishers including: LA Times, Baltimore Sun, Popeater, AOL News, Billboard, Wordpress.com and others.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 8/16/2010 via BusinessWire

Ybrant Digital, will acquire Lycos, Inc.

synopsis: Ybrant Digital, the end-to-end provider of digital marketing solutions, announced the signing of the stock purchase agreement to acquire Lycos Inc., the leading brand of search based internet properties and services, from Daum Communications of Korea.
buyer: Ybrant Digital (BSE:532368:$325.42)
Ybrant Digital offers Digital Marketing solutions to businesses, agencies, and online publishers worldwide. With over 20 billion impressions a month, Ybrant's network serves leading brands such as SAP, Porsche, Ford, UPS, and Swissair. "
target parent: Daum Communications
target: Lycos, Inc. (:$325.42)
Lycos' award-winning products and services include tools for video viewing and sharing, social networking, blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2009 via BusinessWire

LG Holding Corporation, merged with Mikojo, Inc.

synopsis: Mikojo Inc., an Internet search engine company that develops and deploys innovative advanced information search products for consumer and enterprise solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with LG Holding Corporation.
buyer: LG Holding Corporation
LG Holding Corporation has no current business operations. "
target: Mikojo, Inc.
Mikojo is a leading provider of search services and technology. Mikojo improves the search experience for consumers by providing mechanisms for users to specify search queries that integrate multiple data sources on the Internet. Based in Foster City, Calif.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2008 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Sphere Source, Inc

synopsis: AOL has acquired Sphere Source, Inc., a leading provider of contextual-search tools which offers related content to publishers. Sphere will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL as part of the company’s Programming division, which is led by Executive Vice President Bill Wilson.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Sphere Source, Inc
Founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, Sphere is focused on providing products that connect mainstream and conversational media content. Sphere’s contextual-search platform technology connects online content from blogs, video, media, photos and advertisements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Web2 Corp, acquired ByIndia.com

synopsis: Web2 Corp has completed its acquisition of www.ByIndia.com, adding a strategic property that it can enhance to capitalize on one of the fastest growing online communities in the world. Built by Indians for Indians, ByIndia.com has potential to dominate the search field in a country that promises to be the largest online population by 2010.
buyer: Web2 Corp (WBTO.OB:$0.00)
Web2 Corporation is an Internet technology marketing company focused on improving the ways people and businesses utilize the power of the Internet. We specialize in rapid creation and adaptation of technologies to address new markets of users by creating and simplifying useful products. "
target: ByIndia.com
Built by a small group of Indian programmers, ByIndia.com was designed to recognize the cultural and language issues of the world’s fourth-largest current Internet population.
price ($mm)
$0.38
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ackroo Inc.
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Beyond Commerce, Inc.
Beyond Commerce, Inc.
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Making Science Group, S.A.
Making Science Group, S.A.
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iTrackr Systems, Inc.
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Quorum Information Technologies
Quorum Information Technologies
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AppFolio
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$288.83
EBITDA ($mm)
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Five9, Inc.
Five9, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$17.51
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Employees
1549
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Ticker: SLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slyce
Slyce
Slyce is a visual search technology company based in Toronto, Ontario and is engaged in the business of providing advanced visual search software that allows consumers to purchase products at the moment they discover them - in the real world and online.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.83
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
70
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: APPZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: FB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Facebook
Facebook
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$94,399.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$45,393.00
EBIT ($mm)
$38,156.00
Net Income ($mm)
$33,741.00
Employees
60654
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$78,710.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$28,011.62
EBIT ($mm)
$20,392.54
Net Income ($mm)
$27,620.00
Employees
89228
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Ticker: LSE:MAIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mail.Ru LLC
Mail.Ru LLC
Mail.Ru Group develops Internet communications and entertainment services in Russia and globally. Today, the company operates Russian language social networks Vkontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), instant messenger services in Russia — Agent Mail.Ru and ICQ and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,350.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$328.21
EBIT ($mm)
$246.11
Net Income ($mm)
$176.10
Employees
3463
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Ticker: TSE:2121
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mixi, Inc.
Mixi, Inc.
mixi, Inc. is an information technology (IT) company that has two business segments. The Social Net segment operates a Website for social networking services (SNSs) under the site name mixi. The Find Job! segment operates a job advertising site under the name Find Job!
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,098.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$236.69
EBIT ($mm)
$223.23
Net Income ($mm)
$144.76
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSE:3632
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gree, Inc.
Gree, Inc.
GREE develops games at its studios in Japan, North America, and South Korea, producing high-ranking titles in the app markets of each region. The company was founded in 2004.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$703.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$97.60
EBIT ($mm)
$85.11
Net Income ($mm)
$42.53
Employees
1416
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Ticker: BSE:532368
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$325.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.06
EBIT ($mm)
$88.24
Net Income ($mm)
$58.21
Employees
1000
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Ticker: RENN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$125.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
988
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Ticker: OTCBB: MMEGD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc. (MMEG) is a social platform gaming, ecommerce and digital media company focused on providing unique and entertaining experiences for its subscribers and members on a global scale.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: EDWY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corp engages in the creation of a lifestyle information/entertainment platform. It provides eDOORWAYS platform, a Web-based personal lifestyle information enhancement and problem solving gateway, lifestyle information source, and business-to-consumer marketplace.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: ZNGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga, Inc.
Zynga is an American video game developer running social video game services since 2007. The company develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone and on the Internet through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,251.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.40
EBIT ($mm)
($4.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2245
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Ticker: TSXV:LAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tangelo Games
Tangelo Games
Tangelo's team of gaming experts committed to deliver cutting-edge, future ready, scalable gaming assets to the marketplace. This translates into a collection of fun, casual, casino themed games that are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game/in-app sale of virtual coins.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$11.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.62)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.40
Employees
35
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Ticker: MOMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momo Inc.
Momo is a leading mobile social networking platform in China. Momo enables users to connect with each other and expand relationships from online to offline. Users can maintain and strengthen their relationships through private and group communication tools, content creation and sharing functions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,178.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$352.56
EBIT ($mm)
$342.15
Net Income ($mm)
$304.84
Employees
924
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