Like CineSport, LLC

closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

OneUp Sports, acquired CineSport, LLC

synopsis: OneUp Sports, a leading mobile sports platform, announced the acquisition of CineSport, a leading sports digital video network. The merger integrates the CineSport video platform and programming services into OneUp’s innovative team and league fan engagement platforms.
buyer: OneUp Sports
OneUp Sports offers live-action, split-second decision making mobile sports platforms that offer a deeper and more engaging live-sports experience. OneUp's platforms brings profressional sports teams, fans and friends together like never before. "
target: CineSport, LLC
CineSport is an innovative web video syndication company that offers sports highlights on line and on-demand. CineSport provides easy-to-watch video packages. News and information sites receive localized reports from their home cities that are perfectly targeted to their users.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

fuboTV merged with FaceBank Group, Inc.,

synopsis: FaceBank Group, Inc., a leading celebrity and sports focused virtual entertainment company, and fuboTV Inc., the world’s only sports-focused live TV streaming service, announced the closing of their previously announced merger agreement.
buyer: FaceBank Group, Inc. (OTCPK:FBNK:$5.83)
Facebank Group, Inc. is a character-based virtual entertainment company, and a leading developer of digital human likeness for celebrities and consumers, focused on applications in traditional entertainment, sports entertainment, live events, mixed reality (AR/VR) and artificial intelligence. "
target: fuboTV
fuboTV is the world’s only sports-focused live TV streaming service with top leagues and teams, plus popular shows, movies and news for the entire household. They stream the most popular entertainment, news and sports programming in the world.
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closed 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genius Sports Group Limited, acquired Oppia Performance

synopsis: Genius Sports, a UK-based global leader in sports data technology, distribution and integrity services, acquired Oppia Performance, a Belgian streaming and performance analysis company whose innovative software-based solution is designed to help athletes and sport enthusiasts stay on top of their game and up performance levels.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Genius Sports Group Limited
Genius Sports is a UK-based global leader in sports data technology, distribution and integrity services. They work in partnership with sports leagues, federations and rights holders, providing innovative and data-driven solutions to drive revenue and bring fans and customers closer to the action. "
target: Oppia Performance
Headquartered in Belgium, Oppia Performance is a streaming and performance analysis company. Their innovative software-based solution is designed to help athletes and sport enthusiasts stay on top of their game, up performance levels, and increase support and fan-bases.
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

STATS, Inc., acquired Perform Group

synopsis: STATS has announced its acquisition of Perform, the complete sports content company in the UK. STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI. Together, the companies will combine STATS’ world-class expertise in AI with both companies’ historical archives, to create a treasure trove of sports data.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: STATS, Inc.
STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI to unlock the past, present and future of sports. STATS continues to speed innovation with AutoSTATS, the first-ever AI-powered technology to collect comprehensive sports data from any television broadcast. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Perform Group
Perform is the complete sports content company in the UK. They work with media owners, rights-holders, bookmakers and professional teams to produce and distribute content that transforms how the world experiences sport through 5 brands: Opta, OptaPro, Omnisport, RunningBall and Watch&Bet.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

MultiTV Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd, acquired Veqta

synopsis: MultiTV, a global provider of OTT platform solutions, has acquired VEQTA, India's only OTT subscription service dedicated exclusively to sports. VEQTA offers more than 6,000 hours of exclusive live and on-demand sports video content from across the world.
buyer: MultiTV Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd
MultiTV is a global provider of OTT platform solutions. MultiTV offers solutions for OTT, video advertising, monetization, and live streaming. MultiTV's Automator is an OTT video distribution solution that allows businesses to optimize the cost to quality and render the best video possible. "
target: Veqta
VEQTA is India's only OTT subscription service dedicated exclusively to sports. VEQTA offers more than 6,000 hours of exclusive live and on-demand sports video content from across the world. VEQTA features premium sports content from various sports like tennis, motorsport, football, and more.
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announced 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

The Walt Disney Company, will acquire BAMTech, LLC

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company announced that it has agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC. Disney will acquire an additional 42% stake in BAMTech—a leader in direct-to-consumer streaming technology and marketing services, data analytics, and commerce management—from MLBAM, the interactive media & Internet company of Major League Baseball.
buyer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$75,125.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, and consumer products and interactive media. "
target parent: Major League Baseball
target: BAMTech, LLC
BAMTech’s technology services give consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time, or location. BAMTech aspires to become the leading distributor of direct-to-consumer live entertainment and the premier provider of video streaming solutions globally.
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closed 3/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

CricHQ, acquired My Action Replay

synopsis: CricHQ, the world's largest digital platform for cricket, has acquired My Action Replay, a UK-based sports video highlight provider. Clients can get instant, action replays from their Sports and Leisure venues to delight their customers and help them improve.
buyer: CricHQ
CricHQ is the world's largest digital platform for cricket. The company has grown to be the online home for all levels of cricket around the world, making cricket even better for everyone by providing mobile enabled cricket administration, CRM and reporting, scoring, performance analytics and more. "
target: My Action Replay
My Action Replay is a UK-based sports video highlight provider. Clients can get instant, action replays from their Sports and Leisure venues to delight their customers and help them improve. Showcase a venue and engage with customers as replays are shared online and shown on big screens.
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closed 12/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Le Sports, acquired Zhangyu.tv

synopsis: Le Sports, China’s leading Internet-based eco-sports company and the subsidiary of online video company LeTV, is reported to have acquired Zhangyu.tv, one of the largest live sports platforms in China.
buyer parent: LeTV
buyer: Le Sports
Le Sports is China’s leading Internet-based eco-sports company known for its unique business model spanning event operation, content platform, smart devices, and value-added service. "
target: Zhangyu.tv
Zhangyu.tv provides live sports streaming services online. The company is based in Beijing, China.
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announced 3/13/2014 via Reuters

Thales SA, will acquire LiveTV

synopsis: France's Thales, Europe's largest defence electronics company, said it agreed to buy U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways' LiveTV unit to strengthen its position in the high-growth in-flight entertainment business.
buyer parent: GFI Informatique SA
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Defence, Aerospace and Security markets worldwide. Thales's leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems. "
target parent: JetBlue Airways Corporation
target: LiveTV
LiveTV is a free website for live sport streams, sport videos and live score. Users can watch medium to high quality streams and discuss what they watch with fans from all over the world.
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$400
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closed 9/9/2010 via Market Wire

Metacafe, acquired Go211

synopsis: Metacafe, the first online destination solely dedicated to showcasing the best entertainment-related videos, acquired Action Sports, Inc. the parent company of the popular Go211.com, which features live webcasts of and video highlights from top action sports events around the world.
buyer: Metacafe
Metacafe is a trusted source that keeps millions of viewers plugged into their entertainment passions every day, and connect marquee brand advertisers with their target consumers via close association with the most popular entertainment content on the web. "
target: Go211
GO211 is an Action Sports community that represents athletes within Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Surfing and Bike. GO211 presents live webcasts of major alternative sports events happening around the world.
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closed 11/2/2009 via Market Wire

NeuLion Incorporated, acquired Interactive Netcasting Systems, Inc.

synopsis: NeuLion, Inc., an end-to-end IPTV service provider of live and on-demand sports, international and variety programming over the Internet, announced the closing of its acquisition of Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. The acquisition brings together unique synergies that exist between the two companies' respective sports clients.
buyer: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion is an end to end IPTV service provider that builds private broadcasting networks operating over the Internet. By using the public Internet, content can reach viewers anywhere in the world. "
target: Interactive Netcasting Systems, Inc.
Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. is a leading webcasting company, enabling enterprises and content owners to distribute and monetize online video which can help improve communications, increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
price ($mm)
$7.70
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$5
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$0
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closed 4/24/2009 via PR Newswire

NTN Buzztime, Inc., acquired iSports, Inc.

synopsis: NTN Buzztime, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has approved the asset purchase of iSports. iSports delivers cutting-edge mobile sports and entertainment content including near real-time sports scores and news, and unique interactive gameplay within its acclaimed and graphically rich user experience.
buyer: NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN:$25.31)
NTN Buzztime, Inc., a leader in interactive entertainment for 25 years, is based in Carlsbad, CA. Buzztime is distributed in-home and out-of-home across broadband platforms including online, cable TV, satellite TV and in approximately 3,750 restaurants, sports bars and pubs throughout North America."
target: iSports, Inc.
iSports is a pioneer and market leader in the category of Mobile Social Gaming, offering sports scores, gamecasting, and news alongside addictive interactive challenge games.
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closed 12/10/2008 via PR Newswire

2080 Media, Inc, acquired PlayON Sports

synopsis: Atlanta-based 2080 Media, Inc. announced that the Company is acquiring the assets of PlayON Sports from Turner Sports International Enterprises, Inc., effective immediately. 2080 Media is a digital media company focused on production and distribution of broadband content.
buyer: 2080 Media, Inc
2080 Media is a digital media company focused on production and distribution of broadband content. "
target parent: Time Warner, Inc.
target: PlayON Sports
PlayON Sports is a digital media company that offers a comprehensive solution for high quality, low cost production and distribution of untelevised live events via the Internet. PlayON Sports is a private company based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is owned and operated by 2080 Media.
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closed 8/31/2007 via BusinessWire

JumpTV, purchased XOS Broadband Network business unit from XOS Technologies

synopsis: XOS Technologies, Inc., today announced that it has closed the sale of the assets of its Broadband Network business unit to JumpTV Inc. The asset purchase agreement between XOS Technologies and JumpTV originally was announced on July 17, 2007.
buyer: JumpTV (:$0.00)
JumpTV is the world's leading distributor of live Internet television. JumpTV delivers full-screen news, sports and entertainment content on a real-time basis from all corners of the globe to computers, Internet-enabled TV sets, IP set-top-boxes and cell phones with browser access. "
seller: XOS Technologies
XOS Technologies, Inc. provides sports technology and media solutions to professional and collegiate teams, conferences, leagues, and athletic administrators. It offers digital video editing coaching tools, network online fan management platforms, and ticketing and donor management solutions.
price ($mm)
$60
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$4
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closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired The Players' Tribune

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, is acquiring The Players' Tribune, a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune is a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. Founded by former professional Major League Baseball player Derek Jeter, The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

The Players' Tribune, acquired Unscriptd

synopsis: The Players' Tribune, the first-of-its-kind athlete-led content platform, announced its acquisition of Unscriptd, the media and technology company for global athletes. Founded in 2014, Unscriptd exists to enable athletes to be better publishers through a suite of proprietary technology, content, distribution and data services.
buyer: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune (TPT) is a content platform that was developed by athletes to help them connect with their fans through the power of storytelling. More than 2,000 athletes have contributed to the platform through impactful and powerful long- and short-form stories, video series and audio. "
target: Unscriptd
Unscriptd is a leading global athlete media & technology company that connects athletes to content and brands directly to fans. Unscriptd helps professional athletes to create and publish their unfiltered personal stories in short-form video format, through a proprietary publishing platform.
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closed 8/8/2018 via PR Newswire

FITE, acquired Avid AI

synopsis: Flipps Media Inc. (DBA FITE), the premium digital network for streaming live combat sports globally, announced it has acquired the sports startup Avid AI Inc. in a cash and stock transaction. Avid AI is a mobile-first community for the next generation of sports fans.
buyer: FITE
FITE is a premium digital live streaming network. With live programming from over 200 content holders across 5 continents, FITE delivers premium MMA, boxing and pro wrestling events live to close to a million registered combat sports fans. "
target: Avid AI
Avid AI is a mobile-first community for the next generation of sports fans. They apply machine learning techniques to provide its sports community with an intelligent, personalized and social experience. It has features like a chatbot that provided real-time sports news and a public chat group.
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announced 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, will acquire The Ringer

synopsis: Spotify is to acquire The Ringer, a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$7,317.18)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: The Ringer
The Ringer is a sports and pop culture website and podcast network, founded in 2016. The flagship podcast, the Bill Simmons Podcast, is an interview show hosted by Simmons, featuring other Ringer writers and podcast hosts as well as athletes, filmmakers, comedians, and pop culture figures.
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closed 5/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Battery Ventures, acquired Stretch Internet

synopsis: CE Holdco, LLC, a portfolio company of Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Stretch Internet LLC, the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA).
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: Stretch Internet
Stretch Internet LLC, located in Gilbert, Arizona, is the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA) and partnering with 32% of all collegiate conferences.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Madman Entertainment Pty. Ltd., acquired Garage Entertainment

synopsis: Madman, Australia's leading independent theatrical, home entertainment distribution and rights management company, has acquired Garage Entertainment from SurfStitch. Garage Entertainment is a company that produces and digitally distributes premium action and extreme sports long form films and TV content.
buyer: Madman Entertainment Pty. Ltd.
Madman is Australia's leading independent theatrical, home entertainment distribution and rights management company, specializing in the wholesale distribution of DVD and BLU RAY product into sales channels throughout Australia and New Zealand. "
target parent: SurfStitch Group
target: Garage Entertainment
Garage Entertainment produces and digitally distributes premium action and extreme sports long form films and TV content. It has the largest library of actions sports online with over 3,000 titles which it distributes through its own platform and dedicated TV channels.
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

OneUp Sports, acquired CineSport, LLC

synopsis: OneUp Sports, a leading mobile sports platform, announced the acquisition of CineSport, a leading sports digital video network. The merger integrates the CineSport video platform and programming services into OneUp’s innovative team and league fan engagement platforms.
buyer: OneUp Sports
OneUp Sports offers live-action, split-second decision making mobile sports platforms that offer a deeper and more engaging live-sports experience. OneUp's platforms brings profressional sports teams, fans and friends together like never before. "
target: CineSport, LLC
CineSport is an innovative web video syndication company that offers sports highlights on line and on-demand. CineSport provides easy-to-watch video packages. News and information sites receive localized reports from their home cities that are perfectly targeted to their users.
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

OneUp Sports, acquired CineSport, LLC

synopsis: OneUp Sports, a leading mobile sports platform, announced the acquisition of CineSport, a leading sports digital video network. The merger integrates the CineSport video platform and programming services into OneUp’s innovative team and league fan engagement platforms.
buyer: OneUp Sports
OneUp Sports offers live-action, split-second decision making mobile sports platforms that offer a deeper and more engaging live-sports experience. OneUp's platforms brings profressional sports teams, fans and friends together like never before. "
target: CineSport, LLC
CineSport is an innovative web video syndication company that offers sports highlights on line and on-demand. CineSport provides easy-to-watch video packages. News and information sites receive localized reports from their home cities that are perfectly targeted to their users.
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closed 4/2/2015 via PR Newswire

OneUp Sports, acquired Tixers

synopsis: OneUp Sports, the world's leading mobile sports platform, announced the acquisition of Tixers, the intermediary ticketing outlet that has redefined the way that teams connect with season ticket holders, fans and businesses.
buyer: OneUp Sports
OneUp Sports offers live-action, split-second decision making mobile sports platforms that offer a deeper and more engaging live-sports experience. OneUp's platforms brings profressional sports teams, fans and friends together like never before. "
target: Tixers
Tixers is the intermediary ticketing outlet that has redefined the way that teams connect with season ticket holders, fans and businesses.
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closed 4/24/2013 via PR Newswire

OneUp Games, acquired Lucid Appeal

synopsis: OneUp Games, the world's leading innovative second screen sports company, acquired Lucid Appeal, the premium fan engagement platform, to offer a three-point suite for pro sport franchises: help teams monetize their apps, offer a more evolved second screen experience for fans and bring fun back to watching live sports.
buyer: OneUp Games
More than just “sports-geek-ery,” or yet another fantasy sports app, OneUp Games has developed a global live-play, sports-based social gaming platform for the mainstream. It makes watching sports more fun, interactive, engaging and rewarding even for the most casual fans. "
target: Lucid Appeal
Lucid Appeal powers mobile apps for the world's top venues, teams, brands, businesses, athletes, and more. Users can start building their own mobile app in less time than it takes them to read this description.
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closed 3/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Comcast Corporation, acquired OneTwoSee

synopsis: Comcast, the largest broadcasting and largest cable company in the world by revenue, has acquired OneTwoSee, a highly scalable technology platform that delivers real-time sports gamecenters by combining statistics, game data, advanced analytics and social media into a rich, engaging fan experience.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,390.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. "
target: OneTwoSee
OneTwoSee is a highly scalable technology platform that delivers real-time sports gamecenters by combining statistics, game data, advanced analytics and social media into a rich, engaging fan experience.
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closed 12/3/2014 via BNC Analysis

TeamSnap, Inc., acquired Crescent Computing

synopsis: TeamSnap, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Crescent Computing. They are the makers of HomeTeam, a mobile app used to organize team rosters, schedules and contacts.
buyer: TeamSnap, Inc.
TeamSnap is a service used by people around the world to manage their sports teams, activities, groups and organizations. With a simple online interface, TeamSnap makes it easy to keep track of rosters, schedules, game and practice attendance and availability, team payments, statistics and more. "
target: Crescent Computing
Crescent Computing is the developer of HOMETEAM, the ideal iPhone app for sports team parents, players, coaches, and managers. It's the only app that lets users track all their kids' teams, all the teams they play on, or all the teams that they coach or manage.
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closed 12/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired SportStream

synopsis: Facebook, an online social networking service, announced that it has acquired SportStream, a startup that analyzes social media mentions of sports and provides clean data access to news outlets and teams.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$70,697.00)
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. "
target: SportStream
SportStream provides a second screen experience for sports that delivers the best tweets, Facebook posts, Instagram photos, stats, news and more for every game and team across sports.
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closed 8/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC, acquired Fanhood

synopsis: Fox Sports Digita, a company that operates a Website that acts as an online source of sports news, has acquired the assets and intellectual property of social sports start-up Fanhood, a platform that builds social apps on Facebook and Mobile that make following sports easier and more fun.
buyer parent: News Corporation
buyer: Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC
Fox Sports Digital Media develops new media initiatives for FOX Sports and FOX Sports Net. The company operates a Website that acts as an online source of sports news, information, listings, games, and special features about programming on FOX Sports, FOX Sports Net, and FOX Sports Radio. "
target parent: Foundation Capital
target: Fanhood
The Fanhood platform lets sports nuts compete in pools, talk trash and place virtual money bets on real-time college and professional games. They are building social apps on Facebook and Mobile that make following sports easier and more fun.
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closed 6/27/2011 via BNC Analysis

beRecruited.com, acquired We The Fan, Inc.

synopsis: beRecruited will officially acquire Fanvibe. After the acquisition, Fanvibe's Vishwas Prabhakara will become the new CEO of beRecruited. BeRecruited is the web’s largest sports recruiting network, with some 81 percent of all U.S. high schools signed up on their network.
buyer parent: RVS Ventures, Inc.
buyer: beRecruited.com
beRecruited.com is the nation's No. 1 online networking destination for high school student-athletes seeking recruitment from college coaches and universities. beRecruited provides a platform for student athletes to connect and interact with college coaches across the nation. "
target: We The Fan, Inc.
We The Fan, Inc., doing business as Fanvibe, provides application software for iphone users to provide them sports knowledge. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 5/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Score Media Inc., acquired SportsTap

synopsis: Score Media Inc., home of ScoreMobile®, one of the world's leading, comprehensive multi-sport apps, announced that it has acquired rival offering, SportsTap, one of the early sports app innovators. Its ad-supported iPhone and Android apps have been widely adopted and enjoyed by sports fans across North America.
buyer: Score Media Inc. (SCRFF:$47.40)
Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and authentic sports entertainment. Score Media's primary asset, theScore Television Network ("theScore"), is a national specialty television service providing sports news, information, highlights and live event programming. "
target: SportsTap
Launched in 2007, SportsTap was one of the early sports app innovators. Its ad-supported iPhone and Android apps have been widely adopted and enjoyed by sports fans across North America.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

PaceUP, acquired FunBeat

synopsis: PaceUP, a Stockholm, Sweden-based startup providing a mobile app for fitness, announced it acquired smaller Swedish competitor Funbeat AB. PaceUP is now taking over FunBeat's user base as well as operation and maintenance of FunBeat's site and mobile application.
buyer: PaceUP
PaceUP! is an international mobile app for tracking training with GPS through smartphone or with a Garmin device. The app consolidates the Swedish market and invests in developing innovative solutions for those who want to succeed in their training. "
target: FunBeat
FunBeat is Sweden's premier training site for those who want to succeed in their training, regardless of the type of training they prefer. FunBeat has built a relationship with hundreds of thousands of users in a training community.
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closed 12/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Mapbox, acquired Fitness AR

synopsis: Mapbox, the mapping and location platform for developers, has acquired Fitness AR, the first mapping AR app. Fitness AR allows Strava users to connect their accounts and visualize their runs, hikes and bike rides on an 3D terrain map in AR on an iPhone or iPad.
buyer: Mapbox
Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. They provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience their customers create. Mapbox makes it easy to integrate location into any mobile or online application. "
target: Fitness AR
Fitness AR is the first mapping AR app, allowing Strava users to connect their accounts and visualize their runs, hikes and bike rides on an 3D terrain map in AR on an iPhone. Users are able to explore existing routes projected on any surface in 3D to plan adventures and share their activities.
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closed 10/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired EvolutionFit s.r.l.

synopsis: TeamSystem, a provider of software and digitization services, has acquired Italy-based EvolutionFit, an app dedicated to gyms and is one of the best online solutions for the fitness industry. EvolutionFit users have access to advanced tools for the digital management of their training programs: cards with exercises, body assessments and food plans.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem focuses on the development and distribution of software and digitization services. TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. "
target: EvolutionFit s.r.l.
Based in Italy, EvolutionFit is an app dedicated to gyms and is one of the best online solutions for the fitness industry. The user has at his disposal all the most advanced tools for the digital management of his training programs: cards with exercises, body assessments, plicometry and food plans.
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announced 2/12/2016 via BNC Analysis

ASICS Corporation, will acquire Fitnesskeeper Inc.

synopsis: ASICS Corporation announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in FitnessKeeper, Inc. FitnessKeeper is the operator of fitness tracking app "Runkeeper", an application that can track and record fitness activities such as running, walking and cycling through GPS on smartphone devices.
buyer: ASICS Corporation (TSE:7936:$3,913.99)
ASICS is a Japanese multi-national corporation athletic equipment company which produces footwear and sports equipment designed for a wide range of sports, generally in the upper price range. "
target: Fitnesskeeper Inc.
FitnessKeeper is the operator of fitness tracking app "Runkeeper", an application that can track and record fitness activities such as running, walking and cycling through GPS on smartphone devices. "Runkeeper" is a world-class leader in the fitness tracking app category.
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$85
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announced 10/9/2015 via Market Wire

CryptoSign Inc., will acquire NABUfit Global

synopsis: CryptoSign, a US smaller reporting public company that has most recently focused on finding and vetting opportunities that will preserve and increase its present value, announced that they have entered an agreement to acquire NABUfit Global, a Danish company developing state-of-the-art online fitness platform and mobile app.
buyer: CryptoSign Inc. (OTCPK:CPSN:$0.00)
CryptoSign Inc. is a US public company operating. The Company was founded in 1983, and has been actively traded for the past 18 years. CryptoSign is a US smaller reporting public company that has most recently focused on finding and vetting opportunities that will preserve and increase its value. "
target: NABUfit Global
NABUfit is a Danish company that is developing a state-of-the-art online fitness platform and mobile app with the option of connecting existing and future monitoring devices to the platform and application. The NABUfit product features input from world-class sport stars though its on-line portal.
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closed 8/5/2015 via Reuters

Adidas AG, acquired Runtastic

synopsis: Adidas AG has bought fitness tracking app maker Runtastic. Runtastic offers products and services that all focus on gathering and managing sports data in order to motivate people to participate in sports and to link like-minded people. Runtastic provides a sports tracking and management solution for all.
buyer: Adidas AG (DB:ADS:$17,306.27)
Adidas strives to be the leading sports brand in the world – an ambitious yet realistic goal. One major lever to achieve this is the brand’s broad and unique product portfolio spanning from apparel and footwear for professional athletes to premium fashion. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: Runtastic
Runtastic offers products and services that all focus on gathering and managing sports data in order to motivate people to participate in sports and to link like-minded people. Runtastic’s mobile applications sync directly with proprietary hardware.
price ($mm)
$239
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announced 3/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Fitbit Inc., will acquire FitStar

synopsis: Fitbit Inc., the global leader in the Connected Health and Fitness category, announced it has agreed to acquire FitStar, one of the largest platforms for delivering personalized video-based exercise experiences on mobile devices. Users will be able to track their daily activity with leading Fitbit devices.
buyer: Fitbit Inc. (FIT:$1,550.22)
Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the Connected Health & Fitness category, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness. "
target: FitStar
FitStar is one of the largest platforms for delivering personalized video-based exercise experiences on mobile devices. FitStar is building a next-generation mobile fitness platform that inspires millions of people to get fit and live healthier lives.
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Under Armour, acquired Endomondo

synopsis: Under Armour, a global leader in sports performance and innovation, has acquired Endomondo. Endomondo is an open fitness tracking platform and social fitness network connecting athletes throughout the world. Utilizing GPS and other advanced technologies, Endomondo provides users with the ability to map, record and share their workouts.
buyer: Under Armour (NYSE:UA:$3,084.37)
Under Armour, the originator of performance footwear, apparel and accessories, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand's innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. "
target: Endomondo
Founded in 2007, Endomondo's social fitness network and popular Endomondo Sports Tracker mobile app help turn a smartphone into a personal trainer and social motivator.
price ($mm)
$85
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closed 10/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Gaiam, Inc., acquired Yoga Studio

synopsis: Gaiam, Inc., a leading provider of yoga media and accessories, announced that it has acquired Yoga Studio, the number one ranked yoga app on the App Store. Yoga Studio was created with the goal of making it easy for people to practice yoga anytime and anywhere.
buyer: Gaiam, Inc. (GAIA:$156.95)
Gaiam, Inc. is a leading producer and marketer of lifestyle media and fitness accessories. The company dominates the health and wellness category and releases non-theatrical programming focused on family entertainment and conscious media. "
target: Yoga Studio
Yoga Studio is the number one ranked yoga app on the App Store. It was created with the goal of making it easy for people to practice yoga anytime and anywhere. Yoga Studio currently features 65 ready-made classes based on level, duration, and focus.
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closed 6/4/2014 via Company Press Release

Nexercise, acquired Sworkit

synopsis: Nexercise, the mobile platform that uses friendly competition and real rewards to motivate busy people to lose weight and stay fit, acquired Sworkit, the mobile app that builds randomized circuit training workouts that users can do anywhere.
buyer: Nexercise
Nexercise is a mobile platform that uses friendly competition and real rewards to motivate busy people to lose weight and stay fit. Nexercise allows users to log past activities or activities in real time to work their way towards earned prizes. "
target: Sworkit
Sworkit is a fitness app that builds randomized circuit training workouts that users can do anywhere. Users just choose which part of their bodies they want to work on and how long they have to work out, and Sworkit takes care of the rest.
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closed 5/29/2014 via Market Watch

Back9Network, Inc., acquired Swing by Swing Golf Inc.

synopsis: Back9Network announced that it has completed the acquisition of Swing by Swing Golf, a free app for golfers that offers accurate distance counts. It acts as an experience caddy. Swing by Swing has harnessed wireless and GPS technology, to bring golfers a free GPS Golf Range Finder.
buyer: Back9Network, Inc.
Back9Network, based in Hartford, Conn., is a new lifestyle television network and media company. Back9Network was developed as a complementary alternative to traditional media’s focus on professional golf tournament coverage. "
target: Swing by Swing Golf Inc.
Swing by Swing is a free app for golfers that offers accurate distance counts. It acts as an experience caddy. Swing by Swing has harnessed wireless and GPS technology, to bring golfers a free GPS Golf Range Finder. Golfers can get reliable distance-to-green accuracy right on their mobile phone.
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closed 4/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Facebook, acquired Moves

synopsis: Moves has announced that it has been acquired by Facebook. Moves is developed and run by ProtoGeo Oy. The company was founded in Jan 2012 in Helsinki, Finland, to develop a pioneering all-day activity diary for smartphones.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$70,697.00)
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. "
target: Moves
Moves is a mobile fitness app. It is based on a sophisticated technology stack that collects sensor and location data from the user's mobile phone. The system analyzes the data by using the latest machine learning techniques, and presents it back to the user in a meaningful and actionable manner.
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closed 11/14/2013 via PR Newswire

Under Armour, acquired MapMyFitness

synopsis: Under Armour the leading sports performance and innovation brand, announced the acquisition of MapMyFitness, the fitness technology company powering one of the world's largest digital fitness communities. MapMyFitness consists of three consumer brands - MapMyRun, MapMyRide, and MapMyWalk.
buyer: Under Armour (NYSE:UA:$3,084.37)
Under Armour, the originator of performance footwear, apparel and accessories, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand's innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. "
target: MapMyFitness
MapMyFitness is the leader in Connected Fitness - building the world's largest digital fitness community by providing interactive tools to make fitness social, simple and rewarding.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Yahoo! Inc., will acquire HitPost

synopsis: Yahoo, the premier digital media company, has announced that they will acquire HitPost, the maker of a handful of sports-centric mobile apps including Fantasy Football Polls, Sports Bet, Hitpost.com and others.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: HitPost
Hitpost is the leading application developer for sports fans. The company has launched various apps that let fans connect and compete. Their Sports Bet is the fastest mobile sports betting network. Their Fantasy Football Polls collects and shares instant fantasy feedback.
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