Like Villoid

closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Villoid, acquired Villoid

synopsis: Schibsted and Telenor have sold Villoid back to its founders - Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung. Villoid is the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department that lets users experiment, celebrate and play with clothes from hundreds of brands.
buyer: Villoid
Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung are the founders of Villoid. Alexa Chung is an English fashion model, television presenter, and contributing editor at British Vogue. "
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Villoid
Global style icon Alexa Chung presents Villoid; the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department. Loved by Elle, Vogue, InStyle, Grazia, and Harper's Bazaar.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Zalando SE, acquired meepl

synopsis: Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, has acquired meepl, a Swiss software company focused on leveraging human body data to fuel a range of applications tailored to the apparel industry and its consumers. meepl's smartphone-based body scanning app offers an interactive 3D shopping experience to customers.
buyer: Zalando SE (XTRA:ZAL:$8,323.59)
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform. Zalando offers a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. They carry over 2.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 34 million customers in 17 countries. "
target: meepl
meepl is a Swiss software company focused on leveraging human body data to fuel a range of applications tailored to the apparel industry and its consumers. meepl provides a smartphone-based body scanning app that offers an interactive and personalized 3D shopping experience to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Start Today Co., Ltd., will acquire VASILY, Inc.

synopsis: Start Today (3092) agreed to acquire all shares of VASILY Co., Ltd. (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo), and to make it into a fully-owned company. VASILY manages fashion media such as "IQON", a service that allows users to freely combine fashion items gathered from more than 200 EC (e-commerce) sites, and develops contracts for other software and the like.
buyer: Start Today Co., Ltd. (TSE:3092:$723.86)
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel. "
target: VASILY, Inc.
VASILY, based in Japan, manages fashion media app "IQON", a service that allows users to freely combine fashion items gathered from more than 200 e-commerce sites.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pinterest, acquired Tote

synopsis: Pinterest is seeking to boost its e-commerce expertise by acquiring the team behind the mobile commerce app tote. Tote, launched in 2014, let consumers browse and purchase products suggested by so-called fashion influencers and their friends directly within the app.
buyer: Pinterest
Pinterest is a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface. Users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of other people whom they find interesting. "
target: Tote
tote is a mobile shopping app that allows users to shop products curated by fashion bloggers. users can follow bloggers, shop their collections, share them with friends, and even save money while shopping.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Blynk

synopsis: Kik, a free instant messenger application for mobile devices, has acquired Toronto fashion app Blynk. Blynk uses a Tinder-like swipe interface to help users sort their personal style.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Blynk
Blynk is a mobile fashion app that acts as a free personal stylist in a customer's pocket, anytime and anywhere. Using a Tinder- like platform, users swipe through photos that helps Blynk to learn a user's style preferences, which results in personalized outfit recommendations.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2013 via PE Hub

Rent The Runway, acquired Go Try It On

synopsis: Rent the Runway, the leading online destination for designer dress and accessory rentals, announced the acquisition of Go Try It On, Inc., a social retailing startup that uses a mobile application platform to facilitate the sharing of styling ideas and advice.
buyer: Rent The Runway
Rent the Runway is the premier online destination for designer dress and accessory rentals. With a revolving roster of over 170 top designers, 35,000 of the season’s hottest dresses, and 7,000 accessories, Rent the Runway is designer fashion delivered to her doorstep for a fraction of the price. "
target: Go Try It On
Go Try It On is a style social network. It's a mobile application that allows users to upload photos of styles they love and get advice about what to buy and what to wear from other participating users, including friends, stylists and brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mister Spex, acquired Tribe GmbH

synopsis: Mister Spex, the leading omnichannel optician in Europe, has acquired Tribe, a German deep-tech company that aims to provide everyone with access to eyecare. Tribe creates omnichannel solutions to help customers find a frame that truly fits them. Their AI based mobile app enables users to virtually try-on eyewear products in high definition.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex is the leading omnichannel optician in Europe. Mister Spex operates 10 online shops in Europe and over 30 company-owned stores in Germany. Their stores offer an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: Tribe GmbH
Tribe is a German deep-tech company that aims to provide everyone with instant access to eyecare. Tribe creates omnichannel solutions to help customers find a frame that truly fits their face and style. Their AI based mobile app enables users to virtually try-on eyewear products in high definition.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Walmart, will acquire Zeekit

synopsis: Walmart is to acquire Zeekit, a successful start-up company that offers a new, more interactive shopping experience for the world of fashion. Combining fashion and technology, Zeekit has developed the first dynamic Virtual Fitting Room, allowing everyone to see themselves in any item of clothing found online.
buyer: Walmart (WMT:$562,839.00)
Walmart is the largest retailer in the world. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit approximately 11,500 stores under 56 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Zeekit
Zeekit is a successful start-up company that offers a new, more interactive shopping experience for the world of fashion. Combining fashion and technology, Zeekit has developed the first dynamic Virtual Fitting Room, allowing everyone to see themselves in any item of clothing found online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Everalbum, Inc., acquired Pout Inc.

synopsis: Everalbum has acquired local fashion app Pout. Pout was founded in 2014 by Laura Smith and Riley Donelson to provide a social app for teenage girls and young woman who wanted to share fashion and beauty related photos and posts.
buyer: Everalbum, Inc.
Everalbum is a photo management app that currently sits as the #1 Productivity app in the (iPhone) App Store. Everalbum, founded in 2013, is a mobile platform for collecting, organizing and sharing photographs. "
target: Pout Inc.
Pout was founded in 2014 by Laura Smith and Riley Donelson to provide a social app for teenage girls and young woman who wanted to share fashion and beauty related photos and posts. Pout is the social network for fashion and beauty.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ulta Beauty, acquired GlamST

synopsis: Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States, has acquired GlamST, an AR Beauty Tech company that develops customized solutions for retailers and brands. GlamST's technology allows users to try on makeup virtually in-store, on mobile devices, or on the web.
buyer: Ulta Beauty (ULTA:$6,311.66)
Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. The company offers more than 20,000 products from over 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands. "
target: GlamST
GlamST is an AR Beauty Tech company that develops customized solutions for retailers and brands. Their technology allows users to try on makeup virtually in-store, on mobile devices, or on the web. GlamST has developed more than 100 custom filters that represent makeup colors, textures and finishes.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Nike, acquired Invertex

synopsis: NIKE, Inc. announced it has acquired Invertex Ltd., a company based in Tel Aviv that provides an online fitting and mass product customization mobile application. The company captures and analyzes a person’s anatomy in detailed three dimensions; and allows users to accurately select, measure, modify, and purchase fitting products online.
buyer: Nike (NKE:$38,254.00)
Nike is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. "
target: Invertex
Invertex Ltd provides an online fitting and mass product customization mobile application. The company captures and analyzes a person’s anatomy in detailed three dimensions; and allows users to accurately select, measure, modify, and purchase fitting products online.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Zofari, Inc.

synopsis: Zofari has announced that they have joined Yahoo. Zofari is an app that enables users to create ‘place stations’ based on their favorite restaurants, cafes, and neighborhoods. They use their brand new recommendation engine to match on familiar ideas like 'bohemian vibe', 'great for a first date' and 'swanky.'
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Zofari, Inc.
Zofari is an app that enables users to create ‘place stations’ based on their favorite restaurants, cafes, and neighborhoods. They use their brand new recommendation engine to match on familiar ideas like 'bohemian vibe', 'great for a first date' and 'swanky.'
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Google Inc., acquired BitSpin

synopsis: The Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant, Google, has quietly acquired Bitspin, the Zurich-based maker of the Timely clock app. The app, which is available on Google’s Play store, provides an array of stylish chronological functions—including an alarm clock, stopwatch and timer—for mobile devices running the Android operating system.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: BitSpin
BitSpin is a small team of developers in Switzerland that developed the Timely Alarm Clock. Timely offers a simplified way for people to use their alarm clocks. It also offers synchronisation across multiple devices, and high quality sounds composed by aspiring artist, Sunyo.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/3/2013 via Market Wire

OpenCoin, acquired Simple Honey Inc.

synopsis: Simple Honey Inc. announced its acquisition by OpenCoin, the company building the Ripple protocol for a new virtual currency and distributed open source payment network. The Simplehoney team has successfully launched targeted vertical applications for the travel and shopping categories.
buyer: OpenCoin
OpenCoin Inc. is committed to a simple, global and open currency system. Their team works to continually improve the Ripple network’s open source code-base, developer API and consumer and merchant services. The Ripple network is an open source, peer-to-peer payment network. "
target: Simple Honey Inc.
Simplehoney was founded by Joyce Kim and Eric Nakagawa. The simplehoney team has successfully launched targeted vertical applications for the travel and shopping categories.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Stamped

synopsis: Yahoo has bought Stamped, the New York City based startup that lets people record and share their favorite restaurants, books, movies, and music. All of Stamped’s nine employees are joining the company, and are tasked with building a “major mobile development center” based in New York City.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Stamped
Stamped is the New York City based startup that lets people record and share their favorite restaurants, books, movies, and music on their smartphone.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Like.com

synopsis: Google has acquired visual search engine Like.com. Like.com is a visual shopping search engine that developed a technology to help shoppers buy soft goods, such as apparels, shoes, jewelry online.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Like.com
Like.com is a visual shopping search engine that developed a technology to help shoppers buy soft goods, such as apparels, shoes, jewelry online. Like.com was the first to bring visual search to shopping, the first to build an automated cross-matching system for clothing, and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired Fitiquette

synopsis: Fitiquette, a developer of virtual fitting room technology and a TC Disrupt finalist from September 2012, has been acquired by Myntra. Myntra plans to put San-Francisco-based Fitiquette at the center of a new innovation lab in the city and use Fitiquette's core product on its retail site to drive more fashion purchases online.
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing. "
target: Fitiquette
Fitiquette is an online fashion boutique powered by a virtual fitting room. The company was founded by fashion enthusiasts to address online purchase hesitation due to unknown fit. Supported by patented technology, shoppers create a body replica to try-on clothing in different sizes.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., acquired SOLS Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products and technology, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SOLS Systems, Inc., a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. The acquisition closed February 22, 2017.
buyer: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc.
Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. is widely recognized as the global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products. With fashion, function and quality at the forefront, Aetrex designs and manufactures therapeutic, casual, dress, sandal and athletic footwear for both men and women. "
target: SOLS Systems, Inc.
SOLS Systems, Inc. is a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. SOLS’ technology improves the fit and function of footwear.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

L'Oréal S.A., acquired ModiFace

synopsis: L’Oréal has snapped up ModiFace, a Canadian beauty tech company focused on augmented reality and artificial intelligence. ModiFace's platform provides the ability to perform beauty try-on simulations on live video.
buyer: L'Oréal S.A. (ENXTPA:OR:$32,072.59)
L'Oreal manufactures and markets cosmetics for consumer and professional markets. It provides skincare, haircare, makeup, and perfume products. "
target: ModiFace
ModiFace is a Canadian beauty tech company focused on augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Their main product offerings provide the ability to perform beauty try-on simulations on live video, and to track the face and facial features in precise detail.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Shiseido Company, Limited, acquired Giaran, Inc.

synopsis: Shiseido Company announced it has acquired Giaran, Inc., an award winning, data driven company with leading technology in artificial intelligence (AI) platforms. Giaran provides users with a virtual try-on experience of cosmetics products with exact color-match and recommendations customized to individual face-shape, skin tone and texture.
buyer: Shiseido Company, Limited (TSE:4911:$7,975.95)
Shiseido was founded in 1872 as the first Western-style pharmacy in Japan. The business gradually evolved into a cosmetics company, offering people the most advanced technology and the finest aesthetics available in the East or the West. "
target: Giaran, Inc.
Giaran is an instant and interactive virtual makeup robot that provides users a smarter virtual try-on experience of their beloved cosmetics products in store, online or on-the-go, with exact color-match and recommendations customized to individual face-shape, skin tone and texture.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Villoid, acquired Villoid

synopsis: Schibsted and Telenor have sold Villoid back to its founders - Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung. Villoid is the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department that lets users experiment, celebrate and play with clothes from hundreds of brands.
buyer: Villoid
Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung are the founders of Villoid. Alexa Chung is an English fashion model, television presenter, and contributing editor at British Vogue. "
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Villoid
Global style icon Alexa Chung presents Villoid; the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department. Loved by Elle, Vogue, InStyle, Grazia, and Harper's Bazaar.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Villoid, acquired Villoid

synopsis: Schibsted and Telenor have sold Villoid back to its founders - Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung. Villoid is the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department that lets users experiment, celebrate and play with clothes from hundreds of brands.
buyer: Villoid
Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung are the founders of Villoid. Alexa Chung is an English fashion model, television presenter, and contributing editor at British Vogue. "
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Villoid
Global style icon Alexa Chung presents Villoid; the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department. Loved by Elle, Vogue, InStyle, Grazia, and Harper's Bazaar.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

Villoid, acquired Villoid

synopsis: Schibsted and Telenor have sold Villoid back to its founders - Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung. Villoid is the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department that lets users experiment, celebrate and play with clothes from hundreds of brands.
buyer: Villoid
Jarle Snertingdalen, Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Alexa Chung are the founders of Villoid. Alexa Chung is an English fashion model, television presenter, and contributing editor at British Vogue. "
target parent: Schibsted Media Group
target: Villoid
Global style icon Alexa Chung presents Villoid; the must-have app in order to succeed in the style department. Loved by Elle, Vogue, InStyle, Grazia, and Harper's Bazaar.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Zalando SE, acquired meepl

synopsis: Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, has acquired meepl, a Swiss software company focused on leveraging human body data to fuel a range of applications tailored to the apparel industry and its consumers. meepl's smartphone-based body scanning app offers an interactive 3D shopping experience to customers.
buyer: Zalando SE (XTRA:ZAL:$8,323.59)
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform. Zalando offers a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. They carry over 2.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 34 million customers in 17 countries. "
target: meepl
meepl is a Swiss software company focused on leveraging human body data to fuel a range of applications tailored to the apparel industry and its consumers. meepl provides a smartphone-based body scanning app that offers an interactive and personalized 3D shopping experience to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Start Today Co., Ltd., will acquire VASILY, Inc.

synopsis: Start Today (3092) agreed to acquire all shares of VASILY Co., Ltd. (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo), and to make it into a fully-owned company. VASILY manages fashion media such as "IQON", a service that allows users to freely combine fashion items gathered from more than 200 EC (e-commerce) sites, and develops contracts for other software and the like.
buyer: Start Today Co., Ltd. (TSE:3092:$723.86)
Start Today Co., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the E-commerce (EC) business which operates Internet shopping site under the name of ZOZORESORT, as well as the provision of other related services. Start Today operates an online shopping site "ZOZOTOWN" for apparel. "
target: VASILY, Inc.
VASILY, based in Japan, manages fashion media app "IQON", a service that allows users to freely combine fashion items gathered from more than 200 e-commerce sites.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Pinterest, acquired Tote

synopsis: Pinterest is seeking to boost its e-commerce expertise by acquiring the team behind the mobile commerce app tote. Tote, launched in 2014, let consumers browse and purchase products suggested by so-called fashion influencers and their friends directly within the app.
buyer: Pinterest
Pinterest is a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface. Users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of other people whom they find interesting. "
target: Tote
tote is a mobile shopping app that allows users to shop products curated by fashion bloggers. users can follow bloggers, shop their collections, share them with friends, and even save money while shopping.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Blynk

synopsis: Kik, a free instant messenger application for mobile devices, has acquired Toronto fashion app Blynk. Blynk uses a Tinder-like swipe interface to help users sort their personal style.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Blynk
Blynk is a mobile fashion app that acts as a free personal stylist in a customer's pocket, anytime and anywhere. Using a Tinder- like platform, users swipe through photos that helps Blynk to learn a user's style preferences, which results in personalized outfit recommendations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2013 via PE Hub

Rent The Runway, acquired Go Try It On

synopsis: Rent the Runway, the leading online destination for designer dress and accessory rentals, announced the acquisition of Go Try It On, Inc., a social retailing startup that uses a mobile application platform to facilitate the sharing of styling ideas and advice.
buyer: Rent The Runway
Rent the Runway is the premier online destination for designer dress and accessory rentals. With a revolving roster of over 170 top designers, 35,000 of the season’s hottest dresses, and 7,000 accessories, Rent the Runway is designer fashion delivered to her doorstep for a fraction of the price. "
target: Go Try It On
Go Try It On is a style social network. It's a mobile application that allows users to upload photos of styles they love and get advice about what to buy and what to wear from other participating users, including friends, stylists and brands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mister Spex, acquired Tribe GmbH

synopsis: Mister Spex, the leading omnichannel optician in Europe, has acquired Tribe, a German deep-tech company that aims to provide everyone with access to eyecare. Tribe creates omnichannel solutions to help customers find a frame that truly fits them. Their AI based mobile app enables users to virtually try-on eyewear products in high definition.
buyer parent: DN Capital Limited
buyer: Mister Spex
Mister Spex is the leading omnichannel optician in Europe. Mister Spex operates 10 online shops in Europe and over 30 company-owned stores in Germany. Their stores offer an extensive range of high quality prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. "
target: Tribe GmbH
Tribe is a German deep-tech company that aims to provide everyone with instant access to eyecare. Tribe creates omnichannel solutions to help customers find a frame that truly fits their face and style. Their AI based mobile app enables users to virtually try-on eyewear products in high definition.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Walmart, will acquire Zeekit

synopsis: Walmart is to acquire Zeekit, a successful start-up company that offers a new, more interactive shopping experience for the world of fashion. Combining fashion and technology, Zeekit has developed the first dynamic Virtual Fitting Room, allowing everyone to see themselves in any item of clothing found online.
buyer: Walmart (WMT:$562,839.00)
Walmart is the largest retailer in the world. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit approximately 11,500 stores under 56 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Zeekit
Zeekit is a successful start-up company that offers a new, more interactive shopping experience for the world of fashion. Combining fashion and technology, Zeekit has developed the first dynamic Virtual Fitting Room, allowing everyone to see themselves in any item of clothing found online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Everalbum, Inc., acquired Pout Inc.

synopsis: Everalbum has acquired local fashion app Pout. Pout was founded in 2014 by Laura Smith and Riley Donelson to provide a social app for teenage girls and young woman who wanted to share fashion and beauty related photos and posts.
buyer: Everalbum, Inc.
Everalbum is a photo management app that currently sits as the #1 Productivity app in the (iPhone) App Store. Everalbum, founded in 2013, is a mobile platform for collecting, organizing and sharing photographs. "
target: Pout Inc.
Pout was founded in 2014 by Laura Smith and Riley Donelson to provide a social app for teenage girls and young woman who wanted to share fashion and beauty related photos and posts. Pout is the social network for fashion and beauty.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ulta Beauty, acquired GlamST

synopsis: Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States, has acquired GlamST, an AR Beauty Tech company that develops customized solutions for retailers and brands. GlamST's technology allows users to try on makeup virtually in-store, on mobile devices, or on the web.
buyer: Ulta Beauty (ULTA:$6,311.66)
Ulta Beauty is the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. The company offers more than 20,000 products from over 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands. "
target: GlamST
GlamST is an AR Beauty Tech company that develops customized solutions for retailers and brands. Their technology allows users to try on makeup virtually in-store, on mobile devices, or on the web. GlamST has developed more than 100 custom filters that represent makeup colors, textures and finishes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Nike, acquired Invertex

synopsis: NIKE, Inc. announced it has acquired Invertex Ltd., a company based in Tel Aviv that provides an online fitting and mass product customization mobile application. The company captures and analyzes a person’s anatomy in detailed three dimensions; and allows users to accurately select, measure, modify, and purchase fitting products online.
buyer: Nike (NKE:$38,254.00)
Nike is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. "
target: Invertex
Invertex Ltd provides an online fitting and mass product customization mobile application. The company captures and analyzes a person’s anatomy in detailed three dimensions; and allows users to accurately select, measure, modify, and purchase fitting products online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2014 via Company Press Release

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Zofari, Inc.

synopsis: Zofari has announced that they have joined Yahoo. Zofari is an app that enables users to create ‘place stations’ based on their favorite restaurants, cafes, and neighborhoods. They use their brand new recommendation engine to match on familiar ideas like 'bohemian vibe', 'great for a first date' and 'swanky.'
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Zofari, Inc.
Zofari is an app that enables users to create ‘place stations’ based on their favorite restaurants, cafes, and neighborhoods. They use their brand new recommendation engine to match on familiar ideas like 'bohemian vibe', 'great for a first date' and 'swanky.'
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2014 via Wall Street Journal

Google Inc., acquired BitSpin

synopsis: The Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant, Google, has quietly acquired Bitspin, the Zurich-based maker of the Timely clock app. The app, which is available on Google’s Play store, provides an array of stylish chronological functions—including an alarm clock, stopwatch and timer—for mobile devices running the Android operating system.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: BitSpin
BitSpin is a small team of developers in Switzerland that developed the Timely Alarm Clock. Timely offers a simplified way for people to use their alarm clocks. It also offers synchronisation across multiple devices, and high quality sounds composed by aspiring artist, Sunyo.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2013 via Market Wire

OpenCoin, acquired Simple Honey Inc.

synopsis: Simple Honey Inc. announced its acquisition by OpenCoin, the company building the Ripple protocol for a new virtual currency and distributed open source payment network. The Simplehoney team has successfully launched targeted vertical applications for the travel and shopping categories.
buyer: OpenCoin
OpenCoin Inc. is committed to a simple, global and open currency system. Their team works to continually improve the Ripple network’s open source code-base, developer API and consumer and merchant services. The Ripple network is an open source, peer-to-peer payment network. "
target: Simple Honey Inc.
Simplehoney was founded by Joyce Kim and Eric Nakagawa. The simplehoney team has successfully launched targeted vertical applications for the travel and shopping categories.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Stamped

synopsis: Yahoo has bought Stamped, the New York City based startup that lets people record and share their favorite restaurants, books, movies, and music. All of Stamped’s nine employees are joining the company, and are tasked with building a “major mobile development center” based in New York City.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Stamped
Stamped is the New York City based startup that lets people record and share their favorite restaurants, books, movies, and music on their smartphone.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Like.com

synopsis: Google has acquired visual search engine Like.com. Like.com is a visual shopping search engine that developed a technology to help shoppers buy soft goods, such as apparels, shoes, jewelry online.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Like.com
Like.com is a visual shopping search engine that developed a technology to help shoppers buy soft goods, such as apparels, shoes, jewelry online. Like.com was the first to bring visual search to shopping, the first to build an automated cross-matching system for clothing, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Myntra Designs, acquired Fitiquette

synopsis: Fitiquette, a developer of virtual fitting room technology and a TC Disrupt finalist from September 2012, has been acquired by Myntra. Myntra plans to put San-Francisco-based Fitiquette at the center of a new innovation lab in the city and use Fitiquette's core product on its retail site to drive more fashion purchases online.
buyer: Myntra Designs
Myntra.com is ranked among the leading e-commerce companies in India and is the largest online retailer of lifestyle and fashion products. Myntra, which started as an online destination for personalized products back in 2007, has expanded into broader lifestyle and fashion retailing. "
target: Fitiquette
Fitiquette is an online fashion boutique powered by a virtual fitting room. The company was founded by fashion enthusiasts to address online purchase hesitation due to unknown fit. Supported by patented technology, shoppers create a body replica to try-on clothing in different sizes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., acquired SOLS Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products and technology, is pleased to announce the acquisition of SOLS Systems, Inc., a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. The acquisition closed February 22, 2017.
buyer: Aetrex Worldwide, Inc.
Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. is widely recognized as the global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products. With fashion, function and quality at the forefront, Aetrex designs and manufactures therapeutic, casual, dress, sandal and athletic footwear for both men and women. "
target: SOLS Systems, Inc.
SOLS Systems, Inc. is a leader and pioneer of medical and consumer grade 3D printed orthotics and software used for the mass customization of footwear. SOLS’ technology improves the fit and function of footwear.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

L'Oréal S.A., acquired ModiFace

synopsis: L’Oréal has snapped up ModiFace, a Canadian beauty tech company focused on augmented reality and artificial intelligence. ModiFace's platform provides the ability to perform beauty try-on simulations on live video.
buyer: L'Oréal S.A. (ENXTPA:OR:$32,072.59)
L'Oreal manufactures and markets cosmetics for consumer and professional markets. It provides skincare, haircare, makeup, and perfume products. "
target: ModiFace
ModiFace is a Canadian beauty tech company focused on augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Their main product offerings provide the ability to perform beauty try-on simulations on live video, and to track the face and facial features in precise detail.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Shiseido Company, Limited, acquired Giaran, Inc.

synopsis: Shiseido Company announced it has acquired Giaran, Inc., an award winning, data driven company with leading technology in artificial intelligence (AI) platforms. Giaran provides users with a virtual try-on experience of cosmetics products with exact color-match and recommendations customized to individual face-shape, skin tone and texture.
buyer: Shiseido Company, Limited (TSE:4911:$7,975.95)
Shiseido was founded in 1872 as the first Western-style pharmacy in Japan. The business gradually evolved into a cosmetics company, offering people the most advanced technology and the finest aesthetics available in the East or the West. "
target: Giaran, Inc.
Giaran is an instant and interactive virtual makeup robot that provides users a smarter virtual try-on experience of their beloved cosmetics products in store, online or on-the-go, with exact color-match and recommendations customized to individual face-shape, skin tone and texture.
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LifeApps Brands Inc.
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DeNA Global, Inc.
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Hottolink, Inc.
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DeNA Global, Inc.
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Local.com Corporation
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Hottolink, Inc.
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year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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