Like The Mobile Indian

closed 5/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Mobile Indian, acquired The Mobile Indian

synopsis: Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian, Sandeep Budki, has bought the news website owned by Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd, a Delhi-based digital news company. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry.
buyer: The Mobile Indian
Sandeep Budki is a Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors. "
target parent: Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd
target: The Mobile Indian
The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched in 2009 to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors.
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closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired BLOCKalert

synopsis: Investment Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, announced that it will become full owner of BLOCKalert, acquiring Merrill Lynch’s stake in the joint venture.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group, Inc. is a specialized agency brokerage and technology firm that partners with clients globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the entire investment process. "
target parent: Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
target: BLOCKalert
BLOCKalert LLC, a broker-dealer, provides block order crossing services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in the United States.
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$10*
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closed 3/3/2011 via Company Press Release

iNET Interactive, acquired Web Host Industry Review

synopsis: iNET Interactive has acquired Web Host Industry Review, the leading news and analysis source for the hosted services industry. TheWHIR.com has provided readers with daily industry news, feature coverage, expert opinion and analysis. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine has been an important voice in the industry’s business community.
buyer: iNET Interactive
iNET Interactive is a social media company operating prominent online communities for technology professionals and technology enthusiasts. Their vertically-focused communities incorporate user-contributed ratings, reviews, and discussion augmented with professionally-produced content. "
target: Web Host Industry Review
Web Host Industry Review, Inc. ("theWHIR.com") provides its readers with daily industry news, feature coverage and expert opinion and analysis, in addition to comprehensive resources for web host industry executives, resellers and web hosting consumers.
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closed 2/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired MotionBridge S.A.

synopsis: Today, at the 3GSM World Congress 2006, Microsoft Corp. announced the acquisition of MotionBridge, a leading provider of search technology designed specifically for mobile operators and the mobile Internet.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: MotionBridge S.A.
MotionBridge, breaks two key obstacles to the evolution of the mobile Internet: cumbersome navigation and the difficulty to reach content. MotionBridge is a navigation solution for portal and content providers thus allowing user-friendly and accelerated access to mobile Internet content.
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closed 12/5/2007 via PR Newswire

Cognigen Networks, Inc, acquired Commission River, Inc.

synopsis: Cognigen Networks, Inc. an Internet-enabled marketer of communications services and technology solutions, announced the completion and signing of an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Commission River, Inc.
buyer: Cognigen Networks, Inc
Cognigen Networks, Inc., offers a wide range of telecommunication services and related technology products via its Web site. Cognigen's robust marketing engine harnesses distribution channels featuring a prominent Internet presence, a network of independent agents and several affiliate groups. "
target: Commission River, Inc.
Commission River, Inc. is an online pay-per-action marketing network that gathers customers for select vendors. Commission River provides marketing tools, training, and tracking that enables online affiliates the ability to drive leads using blogs, paid search, and organic SEO techniques.
price ($mm)
$0.48
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closed 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

RiseUp, acquired MENAbytes

synopsis: RiseUp, the Egyptian company behind MENA’s largest startup and entrepreneurship event RiseUp Summit, has acquired MENAbytes, a leading online technology publication based in Saudi Arabia. MENAbytes covers tech and digital media stories from the Middle East and North Africa.
buyer: RiseUp
RiseUp is an Egyptian platform that connects startups to the most relevant resources worldwide. RiseUp aims to promote entrepreneurship through their range of digital and event products. Their most prominent event is RiseUp Summit, MENA's largest entrepreneurship event. "
target: MENAbytes
MENAbytes is a leading online technology publication based in Saudi Arabia. MENAbytes covers tech and digital media stories from the Middle East and North Africa. MENAbytes brings readers all the latest happenings, from startups to influencers, everything in tech and digital media from the region.
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closed 3/8/2010 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired eBizQ.net

synopsis: Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announces the acquisition of ebizQ.net™, a leading website for business and information technology (IT) decision makers focused on Business Process Management (BPM) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: eBizQ.net
ebizQ is the definitive venue for business and IT professionals, vendors, and industry analysts with the need to exchange information on enterprise technologies, problems, and solutions. We focus on enterprise infrastructure including SOA, BPM, integration, Business Intelligence, SaaS, and security.
price ($mm)
$0.50
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announced 11/19/2008 via

TechTarget, will acquire The Brian Madden Company

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Brian Madden Company, the leading independent, website and conference to address the needs of IT decision makers on the topics of desktop virtualization, terminal services, and application virtualization.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: The Brian Madden Company
The Brian Madden Commpany is a small independent industry analyst company. The company covers the "application delivery" segment of the IT industry, including Citrix, Terminal Server, thin client / server-based computing, and streaming markets.
price ($mm)
$1.18
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired TheRobotReport

synopsis: Business-to-Business publisher, WTWH Media, LLC announced it has acquired The Robot Report. Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the design engineering, life sciences, electronics and renewable energy markets with more than 40 web sites, live & digital events, custom digital services and five print publications. "
target: TheRobotReport
Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
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closed 7/18/2008 via BusinessWire

ViewPartner Corporation, acquired PodTech

synopsis: ViewPartner, a multi-million dollar company based in Los-Angeles that owns and operates communication technologies, has bought PodTech Network, the leading social-media company for developing, producing, and distributing podcasts to drive brand engagement for Fortune 1000 companies.
buyer: ViewPartner Corporation
ViewPartner Corporation is a Los Angeles-based holding company of multi-media technologies. "
target: PodTech
PodTech is a social media company dedicated to podcasting and delivering Fresh Voices(TM) worldwide. It is a producer, aggregator, and distributor of professional podcast content for more than 106 countries.
price ($mm)
$0.50
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Web

Adweek, Inc., acquired Social Media Week

synopsis: Adweek, the leading source of news and insights covering marketing, media and technology, has acquired Social Media Week (SMW), a premiere conference and industry news platform for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW shares the best ideas and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Adweek, Inc.
Adweek is the leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem. Adweek’s award-winning coverage reaches an engaged audience of more than 6 million professionals across platforms including print, digital, events, podcasts, newsletters, social media and mobile apps. "
target: Social Media Week
Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premiere conferences and industry news platforms for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
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closed 8/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Prometheus Global Media, acquired Mediabistro

synopsis: Prometheus Global Media LLC, a collection of trade publications and events backed by a unit of Guggenheim Partners, has completed its acquisition of Mediabistro from the Mecklermedia Corp. Terms of the deal for Mediabistro, known for its website featuring job listings for journalists for other media professionals, weren't provided.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music; Film; and Advertising & Marketing. Its assets include Billboard and its related conference events, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, Mediaweek, and more. "
target parent: Mecklermedia Corporation
target: Mediabistro (MBIS:$13.13)
Mediabistro is the leading provider of jobs, news, education, events, and research for the media industry. Their mission is to help media professionals succeed and grow in their careers as we provide them with opportunities to acquire new positions, knowledge, skills, and connections.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
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closed 6/27/2011 via PR Newswire

bNET Communications, Inc., acquired GoMo News

synopsis: bNET Communications, Inc. announced the acquisition of the popular mobile-industry online blog site, GoMo News.
buyer: bNET Communications, Inc.
bNET Communications, Inc., is a content aggregator, internet broadcasting company and accredited media organization that creates and distributes video content pertaining to new technology, primarily at corporate and consumer events, trade shows and conferences. "
target: GoMo News
GoMo News was founded in 2006 to provide news and analysis on the mobile industry, with an emphasis on mobile search and social networking, mobile advertising, and mobile barcodes.
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announced 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

TANDBERG, will acquire Zetools, Inc.

synopsis: TANDBERG Television has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Zetools Inc., a Los Angeles-based developer of software that enables the delivery of next-generation digital video services over the Internet. In the past five years, Zetools has built a customer base of leading media companies, including AOL, NBC Universal and MTV Networks.
buyer: TANDBERG (TADBF:$0.00)
TANDBERG is the market share leader and the fastest growing company in the video conferencing industry. TANDBERG hold the highest market share for video infrastructure products as well as video endpoints, whether measured in terms of revenue or unit volume. "
target: Zetools, Inc.
Zetools develops software for creating, managing, delivering and accessing rich media content. From production through publishing, our products and services provide integrated solutions for enterprise-wide applications across a spectrum of industries.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

MyMobileLyfe, LLC, acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC

synopsis: MyMobileLyfe, LLC has acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC, publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. With a focus on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website. Atlanta Tech Blogs is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content.
buyer: MyMobileLyfe, LLC
MyMobileLyfe, LLC is a digital marketing and advertising agency whose products help businesses target relevant audiences and optimize promotional strategies. With MyMobileLyfe's search, display, retargeting, and live chat tools, ad buyers can reach customers across multiple channels and networks. "
target: Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC
Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC is the publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. The company is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content. Focusing on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website.
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closed 9/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired Security Weekly

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance (CRA), a business intelligence company, has acquired Security Weekly, an authoritative podcast network serving the cybersecurity community. The addition of Security Weekly furthers CRA’s goal of offering best-in-class services that inform, connect, and facilitate collaboration in the cybersecurity industry.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) is a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity community. CRA's trusted information leverages a unique network of journalists, analysts and influencers, policymakers, and practitioners, and is delivered through events, research, media, and virtual learning. "
target: Security Weekly
Security Weekly is a security podcast network for the security community, distributing free podcasts and media. The company's unique approach to podcasts helps educate the security community through its programs, known as security market validation.
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closed 2/6/2012 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Ziff Davis Enterprise Group

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc. announced the purchase of certain Ziff Davis Enterprise media assets. The assets acquired include websites eWeek.com, CIOInsight.com, Baseline.com, ChannelInsider.com and WebBuyersGuide.com, among others, and one of the largest email and telephone subscriber databases in the business to business (B2B) technology space.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target parent: Bessemer Venture Partners
target: Ziff Davis Enterprise Group
Ziff Davis Enterprise, Inc. is B2B technology’s trusted information resource. Millions of technology buyers rely on its brands for relevant, objective content to identify the right solutions for their organizations.
price ($mm)
$17
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closed 7/16/2007 via BusinessWire

IDG Communications Inc., purchased the ITworld.com network from Accela Communications

synopsis: IDG Communications, a subsidiary of IDG, has acquired the ITworld.com network and its database of several hundred thousand IT professionals from Accela Communications, Inc of Southborough. In addition to ITworld.com, the network includes smallbusiness.ITworld.com, security.ITworld.com, and wireless.ITworld.com.
buyer parent: International Data Group
buyer: IDG Communications Inc.
IDG is the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. Founded in 1964, IDG had 1999 revenues of $2.56 billion and has more than 12,000 employees worldwide. IDG offers the widest range of media options, which reach 90 million IT buyers in 80 countries. "
seller: Accela Communications
Accela Communications is an interactive marketing services firm that offers a collection of tools and services to produce, deliver and manage on-demand rich media communications. The company generates actionable results for customers.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Insight Venture Partners, acquired The Enterprise Group

synopsis: Ziff Davis Media Inc. has completed the sale of its Enterprise Group assets to Insight Venture Partners. The deal was valued at approximately $150 million in cash, plus a potential earn-out of up to $10 million. The Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is the fastest-growing venture capital firm specializing in software and the Internet. The team is composed of experienced investors and operating executives, and a capital base of $3 billion to support the companies in which they invest. "
target parent: Willis Stein & Partners
target: The Enterprise Group
The Ziff Davis Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry, including: Online properties eweek.com, webbuyersguide.com, cioinsight.com, baselinemag.com, microsoft-watch.com, channelinsider.com and deviceforge.com.
price ($mm)
$133
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
2.0x
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13.1x
closed 5/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Mobile Indian, acquired The Mobile Indian

synopsis: Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian, Sandeep Budki, has bought the news website owned by Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd, a Delhi-based digital news company. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry.
buyer: The Mobile Indian
Sandeep Budki is a Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors. "
target parent: Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd
target: The Mobile Indian
The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched in 2009 to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors.
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closed 5/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Mobile Indian, acquired The Mobile Indian

synopsis: Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian, Sandeep Budki, has bought the news website owned by Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd, a Delhi-based digital news company. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry.
buyer: The Mobile Indian
Sandeep Budki is a Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors. "
target parent: Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd
target: The Mobile Indian
The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched in 2009 to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors.
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closed 5/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Mobile Indian, acquired The Mobile Indian

synopsis: Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian, Sandeep Budki, has bought the news website owned by Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd, a Delhi-based digital news company. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry.
buyer: The Mobile Indian
Sandeep Budki is a Journalist and managing editor of The Mobile Indian. The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors. "
target parent: Banyan Netfaqs Pvt. Ltd
target: The Mobile Indian
The Mobile Indian is a complete B2B site for India's booming telecom industry. It was launched in 2009 to provide the latest news/reviews on handsets, applications, games and developments on voice, VAS, technology and allied sectors.
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closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired BLOCKalert

synopsis: Investment Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, announced that it will become full owner of BLOCKalert, acquiring Merrill Lynch’s stake in the joint venture.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group, Inc. is a specialized agency brokerage and technology firm that partners with clients globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the entire investment process. "
target parent: Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
target: BLOCKalert
BLOCKalert LLC, a broker-dealer, provides block order crossing services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in the United States.
price ($mm)
$10*
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closed 3/3/2011 via Company Press Release

iNET Interactive, acquired Web Host Industry Review

synopsis: iNET Interactive has acquired Web Host Industry Review, the leading news and analysis source for the hosted services industry. TheWHIR.com has provided readers with daily industry news, feature coverage, expert opinion and analysis. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine has been an important voice in the industry’s business community.
buyer: iNET Interactive
iNET Interactive is a social media company operating prominent online communities for technology professionals and technology enthusiasts. Their vertically-focused communities incorporate user-contributed ratings, reviews, and discussion augmented with professionally-produced content. "
target: Web Host Industry Review
Web Host Industry Review, Inc. ("theWHIR.com") provides its readers with daily industry news, feature coverage and expert opinion and analysis, in addition to comprehensive resources for web host industry executives, resellers and web hosting consumers.
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closed 2/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired MotionBridge S.A.

synopsis: Today, at the 3GSM World Congress 2006, Microsoft Corp. announced the acquisition of MotionBridge, a leading provider of search technology designed specifically for mobile operators and the mobile Internet.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: MotionBridge S.A.
MotionBridge, breaks two key obstacles to the evolution of the mobile Internet: cumbersome navigation and the difficulty to reach content. MotionBridge is a navigation solution for portal and content providers thus allowing user-friendly and accelerated access to mobile Internet content.
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closed 12/5/2007 via PR Newswire

Cognigen Networks, Inc, acquired Commission River, Inc.

synopsis: Cognigen Networks, Inc. an Internet-enabled marketer of communications services and technology solutions, announced the completion and signing of an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Commission River, Inc.
buyer: Cognigen Networks, Inc
Cognigen Networks, Inc., offers a wide range of telecommunication services and related technology products via its Web site. Cognigen's robust marketing engine harnesses distribution channels featuring a prominent Internet presence, a network of independent agents and several affiliate groups. "
target: Commission River, Inc.
Commission River, Inc. is an online pay-per-action marketing network that gathers customers for select vendors. Commission River provides marketing tools, training, and tracking that enables online affiliates the ability to drive leads using blogs, paid search, and organic SEO techniques.
price ($mm)
$0.48
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closed 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

RiseUp, acquired MENAbytes

synopsis: RiseUp, the Egyptian company behind MENA’s largest startup and entrepreneurship event RiseUp Summit, has acquired MENAbytes, a leading online technology publication based in Saudi Arabia. MENAbytes covers tech and digital media stories from the Middle East and North Africa.
buyer: RiseUp
RiseUp is an Egyptian platform that connects startups to the most relevant resources worldwide. RiseUp aims to promote entrepreneurship through their range of digital and event products. Their most prominent event is RiseUp Summit, MENA's largest entrepreneurship event. "
target: MENAbytes
MENAbytes is a leading online technology publication based in Saudi Arabia. MENAbytes covers tech and digital media stories from the Middle East and North Africa. MENAbytes brings readers all the latest happenings, from startups to influencers, everything in tech and digital media from the region.
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closed 3/8/2010 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired eBizQ.net

synopsis: Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announces the acquisition of ebizQ.net™, a leading website for business and information technology (IT) decision makers focused on Business Process Management (BPM) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: eBizQ.net
ebizQ is the definitive venue for business and IT professionals, vendors, and industry analysts with the need to exchange information on enterprise technologies, problems, and solutions. We focus on enterprise infrastructure including SOA, BPM, integration, Business Intelligence, SaaS, and security.
price ($mm)
$0.50
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announced 11/19/2008 via

TechTarget, will acquire The Brian Madden Company

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Brian Madden Company, the leading independent, website and conference to address the needs of IT decision makers on the topics of desktop virtualization, terminal services, and application virtualization.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: The Brian Madden Company
The Brian Madden Commpany is a small independent industry analyst company. The company covers the "application delivery" segment of the IT industry, including Citrix, Terminal Server, thin client / server-based computing, and streaming markets.
price ($mm)
$1.18
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired TheRobotReport

synopsis: Business-to-Business publisher, WTWH Media, LLC announced it has acquired The Robot Report. Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the design engineering, life sciences, electronics and renewable energy markets with more than 40 web sites, live & digital events, custom digital services and five print publications. "
target: TheRobotReport
Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
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closed 7/18/2008 via BusinessWire

ViewPartner Corporation, acquired PodTech

synopsis: ViewPartner, a multi-million dollar company based in Los-Angeles that owns and operates communication technologies, has bought PodTech Network, the leading social-media company for developing, producing, and distributing podcasts to drive brand engagement for Fortune 1000 companies.
buyer: ViewPartner Corporation
ViewPartner Corporation is a Los Angeles-based holding company of multi-media technologies. "
target: PodTech
PodTech is a social media company dedicated to podcasting and delivering Fresh Voices(TM) worldwide. It is a producer, aggregator, and distributor of professional podcast content for more than 106 countries.
price ($mm)
$0.50
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Web

Adweek, Inc., acquired Social Media Week

synopsis: Adweek, the leading source of news and insights covering marketing, media and technology, has acquired Social Media Week (SMW), a premiere conference and industry news platform for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW shares the best ideas and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Adweek, Inc.
Adweek is the leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem. Adweek’s award-winning coverage reaches an engaged audience of more than 6 million professionals across platforms including print, digital, events, podcasts, newsletters, social media and mobile apps. "
target: Social Media Week
Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premiere conferences and industry news platforms for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
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closed 8/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Prometheus Global Media, acquired Mediabistro

synopsis: Prometheus Global Media LLC, a collection of trade publications and events backed by a unit of Guggenheim Partners, has completed its acquisition of Mediabistro from the Mecklermedia Corp. Terms of the deal for Mediabistro, known for its website featuring job listings for journalists for other media professionals, weren't provided.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music; Film; and Advertising & Marketing. Its assets include Billboard and its related conference events, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, Mediaweek, and more. "
target parent: Mecklermedia Corporation
target: Mediabistro (MBIS:$13.13)
Mediabistro is the leading provider of jobs, news, education, events, and research for the media industry. Their mission is to help media professionals succeed and grow in their careers as we provide them with opportunities to acquire new positions, knowledge, skills, and connections.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
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closed 6/27/2011 via PR Newswire

bNET Communications, Inc., acquired GoMo News

synopsis: bNET Communications, Inc. announced the acquisition of the popular mobile-industry online blog site, GoMo News.
buyer: bNET Communications, Inc.
bNET Communications, Inc., is a content aggregator, internet broadcasting company and accredited media organization that creates and distributes video content pertaining to new technology, primarily at corporate and consumer events, trade shows and conferences. "
target: GoMo News
GoMo News was founded in 2006 to provide news and analysis on the mobile industry, with an emphasis on mobile search and social networking, mobile advertising, and mobile barcodes.
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announced 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

TANDBERG, will acquire Zetools, Inc.

synopsis: TANDBERG Television has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Zetools Inc., a Los Angeles-based developer of software that enables the delivery of next-generation digital video services over the Internet. In the past five years, Zetools has built a customer base of leading media companies, including AOL, NBC Universal and MTV Networks.
buyer: TANDBERG (TADBF:$0.00)
TANDBERG is the market share leader and the fastest growing company in the video conferencing industry. TANDBERG hold the highest market share for video infrastructure products as well as video endpoints, whether measured in terms of revenue or unit volume. "
target: Zetools, Inc.
Zetools develops software for creating, managing, delivering and accessing rich media content. From production through publishing, our products and services provide integrated solutions for enterprise-wide applications across a spectrum of industries.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

MyMobileLyfe, LLC, acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC

synopsis: MyMobileLyfe, LLC has acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC, publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. With a focus on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website. Atlanta Tech Blogs is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content.
buyer: MyMobileLyfe, LLC
MyMobileLyfe, LLC is a digital marketing and advertising agency whose products help businesses target relevant audiences and optimize promotional strategies. With MyMobileLyfe's search, display, retargeting, and live chat tools, ad buyers can reach customers across multiple channels and networks. "
target: Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC
Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC is the publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. The company is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content. Focusing on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website.
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closed 9/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired Security Weekly

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance (CRA), a business intelligence company, has acquired Security Weekly, an authoritative podcast network serving the cybersecurity community. The addition of Security Weekly furthers CRA’s goal of offering best-in-class services that inform, connect, and facilitate collaboration in the cybersecurity industry.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) is a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity community. CRA's trusted information leverages a unique network of journalists, analysts and influencers, policymakers, and practitioners, and is delivered through events, research, media, and virtual learning. "
target: Security Weekly
Security Weekly is a security podcast network for the security community, distributing free podcasts and media. The company's unique approach to podcasts helps educate the security community through its programs, known as security market validation.
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closed 2/6/2012 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Ziff Davis Enterprise Group

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc. announced the purchase of certain Ziff Davis Enterprise media assets. The assets acquired include websites eWeek.com, CIOInsight.com, Baseline.com, ChannelInsider.com and WebBuyersGuide.com, among others, and one of the largest email and telephone subscriber databases in the business to business (B2B) technology space.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target parent: Bessemer Venture Partners
target: Ziff Davis Enterprise Group
Ziff Davis Enterprise, Inc. is B2B technology’s trusted information resource. Millions of technology buyers rely on its brands for relevant, objective content to identify the right solutions for their organizations.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2007 via BusinessWire

IDG Communications Inc., purchased the ITworld.com network from Accela Communications

synopsis: IDG Communications, a subsidiary of IDG, has acquired the ITworld.com network and its database of several hundred thousand IT professionals from Accela Communications, Inc of Southborough. In addition to ITworld.com, the network includes smallbusiness.ITworld.com, security.ITworld.com, and wireless.ITworld.com.
buyer parent: International Data Group
buyer: IDG Communications Inc.
IDG is the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. Founded in 1964, IDG had 1999 revenues of $2.56 billion and has more than 12,000 employees worldwide. IDG offers the widest range of media options, which reach 90 million IT buyers in 80 countries. "
seller: Accela Communications
Accela Communications is an interactive marketing services firm that offers a collection of tools and services to produce, deliver and manage on-demand rich media communications. The company generates actionable results for customers.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Insight Venture Partners, acquired The Enterprise Group

synopsis: Ziff Davis Media Inc. has completed the sale of its Enterprise Group assets to Insight Venture Partners. The deal was valued at approximately $150 million in cash, plus a potential earn-out of up to $10 million. The Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is the fastest-growing venture capital firm specializing in software and the Internet. The team is composed of experienced investors and operating executives, and a capital base of $3 billion to support the companies in which they invest. "
target parent: Willis Stein & Partners
target: The Enterprise Group
The Ziff Davis Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry, including: Online properties eweek.com, webbuyersguide.com, cioinsight.com, baselinemag.com, microsoft-watch.com, channelinsider.com and deviceforge.com.
price ($mm)
$133
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
13.1x

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