Like BigHill Companies Oy

closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Viaccess-Orca Ltd., acquired BigHill Companies Oy

synopsis: Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced that it has acquired BigHill, a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content.
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: Viaccess-Orca Ltd.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. "
target: BigHill Companies Oy
BigHill is a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content. Since 2009, BigHill has provided mobile TV applications to Orange on iOS® and Android™ devices.
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closed 6/13/2016 via Company Press Release

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired DoApp, Inc.

synopsis: Newscycle Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global media industry, announced it has acquired DoApp, Inc, a mobile application development and mobile ad network company. With over 500 customers using the DoApp platform, the company has developed more than 1500 mobile apps for the news publishing and broadcast industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
Newscycle develops and delivers software technology that empowers the global news media industry. Their solutions enable publishers to thrive in a rapidly transforming market. They help their clients to create stronger, better informed communities. "
target: DoApp, Inc.
DoApp Inc. designs mobile applications (apps) and websites for the broadcast, radio, and newspaper industries and has built a mobile ad network that enables local businesses to quickly and easily advertise on mobile and tablet devices.
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closed 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired All In Media

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of All In Media, a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps.
buyer parent: Tessera Holding Corporation
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
Since 1993, DTS, Inc. has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. "
target: All In Media
All In Media is a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps worldwide.
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closed 7/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Amino Technologies plc, acquired 24i Media B.V.

synopsis: Amino Communications, a UK global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, announced that it has acquired 24i, a Dutch company that creates and deploys TV apps for every screen, from set-top boxes, SmartTVs and media players to game consoles, tablets and mobile phones.
buyer: Amino Technologies plc (AIM:AMO:$82.70)
Headquartered in the UK, Amino is a global leader in media and entertainment technology solutions and an IPTV pioneer. Amino enables operators to meet the challenges they face as broadcast TV and online video moves to an all-IP future with managed over-the-top (OTT) offerings. "
target: 24i Media B.V.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, 24i creates and deploys TV apps for any screen. With a team of elite designers and expert developers and a unique technology framework, 24i services leading media companies, networks, broadcasters, operators and content owners, including RTL, Viacom and VEO.
price ($mm)
$25*
rev ($mm)
$3
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$0
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8.9x
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256.7x
closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

esanum, acquired Mobile Event Guide GmbH

synopsis: esanum, one of the leading international online networks for physicians, has acquired Berlin start-up Mobile Event Guide. Mobile Event Guide is specialized in the development of mobile apps for events like conferences and workshops, and will be integrated into esanum.
buyer: esanum
With a reach of over 250,000 physicians, esanum is one of the largest online physician communities of the world. esanum facilitates intersdisciplinary knowledge transfer and networking among colleages. Access is restricted solely to medical doctors, and every member is checked and verified. "
target parent: WestTech Ventures GmbH
target: Mobile Event Guide GmbH
Mobile Event Guide was founded in 2009 with the target of merging the traditional event booklet with the growing smartphone market. They aim to enhance overall event communication and assist organizers in generating additional revenues.
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closed 5/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Mautilus, s.r.o.

synopsis: 24i Media (24i), a global TV app developer, announced the acquisition of Mautilus, the Czech TV app agency. Mautilus develops TV apps for multiple platforms, including smart TVs, mobile, HbbTV, as well as for games consoles, set-top boxes.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands. Their award-winning technology helps customers develop and deploy apps faster and more efficiently on all devices, screens and platforms. 24i delivers OTT apps that are designed to maximize ROI and create seamless consumer experiences."
target: Mautilus, s.r.o.
Mautilus is a Czech TV app agency. Mautilus develops TV apps for multiple platforms, including smart TVs, mobile, HbbTV, as well as for games consoles, set-top boxes.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Cvent, Inc., acquired QuickMobile

synopsis: Cvent, Inc., a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, announced it has completed the acquisition of QuickMobile, a pioneer of mobile event apps, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Cvent, Inc. (CVT:$219.51)
Cvent, Inc. is a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company with more than 25,000 customers. Cvent offers software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, and web surveys. "
target: QuickMobile
QuickMobile is the global leader of mobile event apps for meetings and conferences. Their experts work with event and meeting professionals to develop fully branded event apps that help drive participation, meet stakeholder goals, and keep attendees happy from opening to closing remarks.
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closed 4/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

The Freeman Companies, acquired Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Freeman announced it has acquired digital technology company Info Salons, a leading provider of registration and attendee database management solutions. Info Salons' bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting their buyers and event content to the exhibitor communities they serve.
buyer: The Freeman Companies
Freeman is the world’s largest brand experience company. They help clients design, plan, and deliver immersive experiences. Through comprehensive solutions including strategy, creative, logistics, digital solutions, and event technology, Freeman helps increase engagement and drive business results. "
target: Info Salons Australia Pty Ltd.
Info Salons, the leading event technology company for registration and attendee database management, delivers custom built applications that enhance their clients’ events. Their bespoke software solutions assist organisers in connecting buyers and event content to their exhibitor communities.
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closed 2/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Patron Technology, acquired Greencopper

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading ticketing and event experience software company, announced it has acquired Greencopper, a global provider of mobile and web technologies for live events.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides innovative and industry-leading technology that enables its customers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, and supporters. Patron Technology is building a platform that addresses other sectors of the ticketing & CRM market. "
target: Greencopper
Greencopper provides engaging technology solutions to some of the most prestigious music festivals around the world. Innovations range from cutting-edge mobile apps to powerful web and social media engines, as well as interactive music discovery tools.
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closed 3/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Smart City Networks, acquired AppBurst, LLC

synopsis: Smart City Holdings, the nation's leading telecommunications and technology services provider for the convention industry, has announced the acquisition of AppBurst, a mobile app company headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida that specializes in developing mobile applications for the event and conference industry.
buyer: Smart City Networks
Founded over 30 years ago, Smart City Holdings is the nation's largest provider of event telecommunications and technology in the convention industry and the 20th largest privately held company in Central Florida. "
target: AppBurst, LLC
AppBurst is a mobile application development and internet marketing company, building native applications for iPhone, iPad, Android devices, as well as mobile web apps. They provide specialized and custom services to industries ranging from events to video games.
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closed 3/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Globant, Inc., acquired Ratio Interactive LLC

synopsis: Globant, a digitally native technology services company focused on creating digital journeys, announced the strategic acquisition of Ratio, a leading digital services company specialized on video streaming solutions.
buyer: Globant, Inc. (GLOB:$1,297.08)
Globant is a digitally native technology services company that creates digital journeys for its customers, which impact millions of consumers. Globant is the place where engineering, design, and innovation meet scale. "
target: Ratio Interactive LLC
Ratio, a leading digital services company specialized on video streaming solutions. Ratio's main differentiator is not only to develop and deliver robust digital experiences and video streaming solutions for major media companies, but also offers a transformative OTT platform, RTV, to its customers.
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announced 4/14/2022 via BNC Analysis

Spyro Software, will acquire Better Software Group

synopsis: Spyrosoft SA, a Spanish IT company that specializes in ERP solutions, will acquire a 60% stake in Better Software Group (BSG), a Polish developer of multiscreen TV applications. BSG develops custom applications that meets their client's unique needs. They offer services for Roku app development, Smart TV app development, and HbbTV app development.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Spyro Software (WSE:SPR:$40.38)
Spain-based Spyro is a software company that develops and implements management solutions in companies. Spyro's flagship Enterprise Resource Planning software is a multifunctional suite covering the strategic, production, management, and support processes for the industrial sector. "
target: Better Software Group
Better Software Group (BSG) is a Polish developer of multiscreen TV applications. BSG develops custom applications that meets their client's unique needs. They offer services for Roku app development, Smart TV app development, and HbbTV app development.
price ($mm)
$4.66*
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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1.3x
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6.7x
closed 8/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Creative Technology, acquired The Wireless Works (UK) Limited

synopsis: Audiovisual specialist Creative Technology (CT) has acquired The Wireless Works, a business which specialises in delivering radio communications, intercom and data services to the broadcast and live event markets. The Wireless Works has worked alongside CT at a number of events including Wimbledon, Glastonbury and the Olympic Games.
buyer: Creative Technology
Creative Technology is one of the world’s leading suppliers of specialist Audio Visual equipment to the sports, corporate, exhibition and entertainment industries. Their event staging services bring together advice, support and equipment of the highest quality. "
target: The Wireless Works (UK) Limited
Formed in 2001, by personnel with over 30 years of experience in the industry, The Wireless Works has a simply-stated aim to provide robust and reliable ‘RF and communications solutions for broadcast and live events’.
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closed 4/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Ross Video Limited, acquired Coiron, Inc

synopsis: Ottawa-based Ross Video, a provider of video production solutions, has acquired Coiron, Inc., a technology company that develops software solutions for TV and Broadcasting. Coiron, Inc. has partnered with Ross Video to develop a suite of popular applications for use with the XPression family of real-time motion graphics systems.
buyer: Ross Video Limited
Canada-based Ross powers video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency production solutions. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, and various other entertainment and educational content."
target: Coiron, Inc
Coiron is a US-based technology company that develops software solutions for TV and Broadcasting. The company has also created Realtime 3D graphics for prime-time projects like dynamic Elections Graphics, Virtual Sets, and Augmented Reality.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Brown Printing Company, acquired Nellymoser, Inc.

synopsis: Brown Printing Company announced the acquisition of Nellymoser, Inc., a mobile marketing and technology company. Nellymoser is a pioneer in rich media delivery, offering a mobile companion application platform with self-service tools and packaged print-to-digital solutions, which are deployed by their customers as cross media campaigns.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann AG
buyer: Brown Printing Company
Brown Printing Company proudly serves America’s premier magazine publishers and catalogers with premedia, printing, distribution and integrated digital solutions. Its portfolio includes special interest publications, consumer publications, business-to-business publications, catalogs, and inserts. "
target parent: SoftBank Capital
target: Nellymoser, Inc.
Nellymoser, Inc., a mobile marketing and technology company creates mobile companion apps and cross-media campaigns, triggered using smartphones. The result is instant multimedia, interactive and up-to-date content designed to deliver consumer engagement, foster brand loyalty and drive revenue.
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closed 1/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Adfortel, acquired The AppFabrik

synopsis: Adfortel, a supplier of audio based mobile advertising services such as VoiceAds and TuneAds has acquired app developer The AppFabrik. This will expand Adfortel's audio based lines of business to apps and suits its strategic developments. Financial details are not to be disclosed.
buyer: Adfortel
Adfortel develops and provides innovative mobile advertising and content solutions such as VoiceAds, TuneAds and various Apps. "
target: The AppFabrik
The AppFabrik is a young company dedicated to developing innovative apps combining audio with fun and recurring business models.
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closed 2/6/2014 via Company Press Release

Arqiva, Ltd., acquired Capablue

synopsis: Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has acquired Capablue, the Connected TV, video-on-demand and content solution provider to operators, broadcasters and brands. They work with clients to deliver solutions from product strategy through design, development and testing to the on-going management of live services.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: Arqiva, Ltd.
Arqiva, Ltd. provides infrastructure services for broadcast and mobile communications industries. The company provides much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications in the UK and has a significant presence in Ireland, mainland Europe and the USA. "
target: Capablue
Capablue are experts in enabling Content and TV in the cloud. They work with clients to deliver solutions from product strategy through design, development and testing to the on-going management of live services.
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announced 7/10/2015 via PR Newswire

NEP Group, Inc., will acquire Consolidated Media Industries (CMI)

synopsis: NEP Group Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Consolidated Media Industries, a leading European media technology firm that provides innovative services and solutions for broadcast and digital media.
buyer parent: Crestview Partners
buyer: NEP Group, Inc. (NEPG:$450.72)
For over 30 years, NEP has been delivering expertly engineered solutions for remote production, studio production, video display and host broadcasting. They have a worldwide network that includes the most advanced equipment and largest fleet of mobile units available. "
target: Consolidated Media Industries (CMI)
Consolidated Media Industries (CMI) is an innovative European group of service providers with a common focus on creating, managing, distributing and monetizing digital media.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Dzeta Conseil, acquired Ad4Screen

synopsis: Dzeta Conseil, a private equity firm based in Paris, France, has acquired majority stake in Ad4Screen, a mobile marketing & advertising group based in Paris, France. Ad4Screen helps advertisers and publishers with their mobile needs every step of the way.
buyer: Dzeta Conseil
Dzeta Conseil is a private equity firm based in Paris, France. Dzeta wants to acquire interests, with preference of majority, in companies whose value can be significantly increased by the improvement in operating performance. "
target: Ad4Screen
Ad4Screen is a mobile marketing & advertising group based in Paris, France. Ad4Screen helps advertisers and publishers with their mobile needs every step of the way.
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closed 2/25/2013 via BusinessWire

Invision Inc., acquired Theory M

synopsis: Invision, Inc., the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry, announced that it has acquired Theory M, a provider of strategic consulting services and custom software development and design to the media industry.
buyer: Invision Inc.
Founded in 1993, Invision Inc. is the leading provider of multi-platform advertising solutions to the media industry. Invision's systems are trusted by top media content providers to manage over $13 billion in advertising revenue each year. "
target: Theory M
Theory M is a Strategic Consulting and Technology Services firm dedicated to the Media Industry. Their team has a successful history executing strategic consulting projects for large media companies and managing large media system development projects and implementations.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Viaccess-Orca Ltd., acquired BigHill Companies Oy

synopsis: Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced that it has acquired BigHill, a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content.
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: Viaccess-Orca Ltd.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. "
target: BigHill Companies Oy
BigHill is a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content. Since 2009, BigHill has provided mobile TV applications to Orange on iOS® and Android™ devices.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

Viaccess-Orca Ltd., acquired Squadeo

synopsis: Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced that it has acquired Squadeo, a global provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry.
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: Viaccess-Orca Ltd.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. "
target: Squadeo
Squadeo is a provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry. With Squadeo’s QuickPlayer, content providers can offer a uniform multiscreen enhanced visual experience in compliance with studio security requirements by relying on patented video scrambling technology.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Viaccess-Orca Ltd., acquired BigHill Companies Oy

synopsis: Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced that it has acquired BigHill, a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content.
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: Viaccess-Orca Ltd.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. "
target: BigHill Companies Oy
BigHill is a Finland-based software company that specializes in developing mobile apps for TV content. Since 2009, BigHill has provided mobile TV applications to Orange on iOS® and Android™ devices.
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announced 3/16/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Digital Media Services, will acquire Volicon

synopsis: Verizon Digital Media Services announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Volicon. Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content – so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of their platform is delivering next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users. "
target: Volicon
Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. The Observer Media Intelligence Platform™ provides powerful tools for content creation and repurposing, compliance monitoring, and more.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Thebe Investment Corporation, acquired Discover Digital International Limited

synopsis: Thebe Investment Corporation, one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion, acquired Discover Digital, South Africa's dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products.
buyer: Thebe Investment Corporation
Thebe Investment Corporation is one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion. Thebe is a unique entrepreneurial company that is driven by a commitment to serve the broader interests of communities at large. "
target: Discover Digital International Limited
Headquartered in South Africa, Discover Digital is a dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products to enable clients’ organizations achieve greater heights in today’s competitive and digitally-focused landscape
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Discover Digital International Limited, acquired IKON Interactive

synopsis: On-demand solutions provider, Discover Digital International (DDI), completed its acquisition of Turkish firm IKON Interactive content management solution (CMS) and source code. IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems.
buyer: Discover Digital International Limited
Discover Digital International (DDI) provides broadcasters, telco operators and sports organisations with completed over the top (OTT) video on demand (VOD) and Linear TV managed solutions. "
target: IKON Interactive
Over the years, IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems on time and more importantly within budget.
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company, announced the successful completion of the purchase of the majority of Nokia's IP Video business. Nokia's video product portfolio, including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Velocix Group
Velocix is the streaming technology company that makes video personal, on every connected screen. They enable each stream to be personalized, dynamically adapting it to ensure every viewing experience is not just unique but enriched. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia's IP Video business includes video caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Anvato

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distributing video across platforms. Anvato’s technology allows its customers to power live streams, edit videos in the cloud, insert ads and handle pay-per-view, TV Everywhere and subscription payments.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
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: Anvato
Anvato Inc. owns and operates a video software platform that is used for video publishing and monetization. It provides its video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution, and monetization strategies.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 1 Mainstream Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, announced it will acquire 1 Mainstream Inc., a startup that specializes in on-demand and live multi-screen services delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: 1 Mainstream Inc.
At 1 Mainstream, they have built the most automated digital TV platform for creating and distributing TV apps to 80% of the world's highest engagement internet TV devices, and they are working hard to deliver the remaining 20%.
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired AdSparx

synopsis: Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, announced it has acquired the assets of AdSparx, the ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$12,191.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target: AdSparx
AdSparx is an ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
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closed 11/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Seevibes, acquired TvTweet

synopsis: Seevibes, the Canadian leader in social TV audience measurement, expands beyond its borders with the acquisition of TvTweet, a leader of social television measurement in France. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries.
buyer: Seevibes
Seevibes is a leading digital media company. With an index containing more than 3,000 television programs and nearly 500 brands, Seevibes provide agencies and broadcasters with the relevant data they need to better understand and transform their public engagement. "
target: TvTweet
TvTweet is a French social TV measurement firm. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries, covering more than 100 prominent media and working with the biggest names in the industry including Orange, TF1 and NRJ12.
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closed 2/4/2015 via GlobeNewswire

SeaChange International, acquired Timeline Labs

synopsis: SeaChange International, Inc., a leading global multiscreen video software innovator, announced that it has completed its acquisition of social media analytics software developer Timeline Labs (TLL, LLC). Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally. "
target: Timeline Labs
Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables local broadcasters, cable news channels and other media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time, find and broadcast newsworthy social trends and insights, and measure viewing audience engagement across television, mobile and PC.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired BlueFin Labs

synopsis: Twitter has closed a deal to buy BlueFin Labs, a company that specializes in helping media companies understand how people use social media in conjunction with their TV watching. BlueFin offers analysis of how brands, agencies, and TV networks can tap into viewer commentary about shows and commercials to power insights, ad sales, and media buys.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: BlueFin Labs
Bluefin Labs is a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brand advertisers, advertising agencies and TV networks. Its technology and professional services enable clients to tap into data at scale that links people’s social media commentary to the shows and commercials they watch on TV.
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closed 12/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Global Media & Entertainment Limited, acquired Captivate.FM

synopsis: Global, the media & entertainment group, announced it has acquired podcast hosting, analytics and monetisation platform, Captivate. Captivate is a podcast hosting company based in Sheffield which hosts over 14,000 podcasts and has developed a range of innovative features help podcasters with distribution.
buyer: Global Media & Entertainment Limited
Global is a leading media and entertainment group in the UK. Global is home to some of the UK's biggest commercial radio brands, including Heart, Capital, Smooth and Classic FM. The group also operates two music TV channels and fifteen music festivals in the UK. "
target: Captivate.FM
Captivate is a podcast hosting company based in Sheffield which hosts over 14,000 podcasts and has developed a range of innovative features to help podcasters with distribution, first-party attribution and podcast promotion.
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closed 3/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Mesagraph

synopsis: Twitter, a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting, acquired France’s Mesagraph. Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Mesagraph
Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users. Users can rate, comment and complete each fragment of the bundle to make it even more compelling and interesting for others who share the same interests.
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closed 1/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Wayin, acquired Comenta TV

synopsis: Wayin, the platform for leveraging social media across all consumer channels, announced the acquisition of Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
buyer: Wayin
Wayin is a technology company created to enhance consumer experiences, empower data-driven marketers, and ultimately make Wayin, based in Denver, is a social hub platform that connects brands with their audience, helping them to better leverage their social media presence. "
target: Comenta TV
Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
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closed 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired SecondSync

synopsis: Twitter, Inc. acquired SecondSync Ltd., the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: SecondSync
SecondSync is the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
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announced 6/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aquarius AI Inc., will acquire Podkast Entertainment Corp.

synopsis: Aquarius AI Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Podkast Entertainment Corp. (Podkast). Podkast offers a platform that allows content creators to easily set up a paid subscription service, allowing fans to support their work by subscribing to their content.
buyer: Aquarius AI Inc. (:$0.00)
Aquarius AI (formerly Good Life Networks inc) is a Canadian technology company based in Vancouver BC. They build cool tech that helps businesses find customers, because nothing happens in business until someone spends a dollar. "
target: Podkast Entertainment Corp.
Podkast offers a platform that allows content creators to easily set up a paid subscription service, allowing fans to support their work by subscribing to their content. Podkast lets content creators charge a monthly fee to gain access to their exclusive, premium content.
price ($mm)
$2.28*
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closed 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acast, acquired RadioPublic

synopsis: Acast, a podcast host and ad network, is looking to improve its tech and broaden its reach. The company announced that it’s acquiring RadioPublic with the goal of using RadioPublic’s tech to bring more creators to the Acast platform. RadioPublic provides a podcast app for phones and other tools for podcasters.
buyer: Acast (OM:ACAST:$99.14)
Acast is the world’s largest podcast company. Acast is a global podcast marketplace that provides premium hosting, distribution and monetization. Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want. "
target: RadioPublic
RadioPublic’s free, easy to use podcast player for Android and iPhone makes listening to podcasts simple, enjoyable, & fun. RadioPublic also provides Podsite, which helps podcasters set up a complimentary website for their show as well as a feature called Affinity Promotions.
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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closed 12/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Spotify Ltd, acquired Whooshkaa

synopsis: Spotify, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, has acquired another podcast technology company, Whooshkaa, an Australia-based all-in-one platform for hosting, managing, distributing, promoting, monetizing and measuring podcasts.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, with 320 million users, including 144 million subscribers, across 92 markets. Spotify allows users to discover, manage, and share over 60 million tracks, including more than 1.9 million podcast titles for free. "
target: Whooshkaa
Whooshkaa is an Australia-based all-in-one platform for hosting, managing, distributing, promoting, monetizing and measuring podcasts.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Integrated Media Company, LLC, acquired StackCommerce, Inc.

synopsis: Integrated Media Company (IMC), a TPG platform dedicated to the new media ecosystem, has acquired a majority stake in StackCommerce, a leading commerce + content platform for digital publishers and brands. StackCommerce powers white-labeled e-commerce shops for over 1,000 publishers.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: Integrated Media Company, LLC
Integrated Media Company (IMC) is a special-purpose digital media investment company launched by TPG in 2018. IMC’s mandate is both financial and strategic, providing greater flexibility with regards to investment size, term, and portfolio construction. "
target: StackCommerce, Inc.
StackCommerce is the leading commerce + content platform for publishers and brands. StackCommerce allows users to discover and purchase products on the publisher sites they visit daily. Their platform powers white-labeled e-commerce shops for over 1,000 publishers.
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closed 5/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Cima Group, Inc., acquired Knetik Inc.

synopsis: Cima Group, a telecommunications and digital conglomerate, announced they have finalized the acquisition of Knetik Inc, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) company that provides intelligent revenue-optimization with its business rules automation, digital and physical entitlements, and contextualized analytics.
buyer: Cima Group, Inc.
Cima Group is a global telecommunications and digital solutions provider and integrator. Cima Group is committed to delivering simple solutions through reliable technology and innovative services. "
target: Knetik Inc.
Knetik is a Platform as a Solution (PaaS) that provides for services management of any digital experience online. Powering personalization, engagement, and monetization, the Knetik Platform enables clients to rapidly deploy next-generation services leveraging a robust and scalable back-end.
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