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Coindesk Ltd, acquired Lawnmower

synopsis: CoinDesk, the leading media & events business in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, announced that it has acquired Lawnmower, a blockchain data and research platform. Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: Lawnmower
Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets. Start tracking assets & reading news with no account required. Begin investing with a bank account in less than 2 minutes for as little as $5.
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Postera Capital GmbH, acquired Augmento

synopsis: Postera Capital, a German pioneer in crypto-specific investment products and strategies, has acquired Augmento, a Berlin-based sentiment analytics company. With the acquisition, Postera Capital strengthens its position as a pioneer in crypto consulting as well as its investment vehicle Postera Fund – Crypto I, the first EU-regulated crypto fund.
buyer: Postera Capital GmbH
Postera Capital is a professional advisory firm based in Düsseldorf, Germany, that focuses on investment opportunities in blockchain and crypto assets. Their investment services support professional investors to gain access to the new and dynamic asset class of crypto assets. "
target: Augmento
Berlin-based Augmento provides predictive sentiment data for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies quantified from online crypto communication data. The company's data helps leading institutions to gain alpha and reduce risk in cryptocurrency markets.
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Forbes, Inc., acquired Quantamize, LLC

synopsis: Forbes has acquired Quantalytics AI Labs (formerly Quantamize), a quantitative investment research and analytics company. The investment allows Forbes to weave Quantalytics’ investment analytics, research, and insights into Forbes’ editorial content, while also paving the way for the companies to introduce new premium digital investment products.
buyer parent: Integrated Whale Media Investments
buyer: Forbes, Inc.
Forbes convenes and curates leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business, and making a significant impact on the world. The Forbes brand reaches more than 120 million people worldwide through its journalism, LIVE events, and custom marketing programs. "
target: Quantamize, LLC
Quantamize seeks to level the playing field for individual investors by democratizing access to advanced multi-factor and AI-powered models applied across many asset classes, including stocks, options, and ETFs and to the emerging asset class of cryptocurrencies.
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closed 9/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

MergerMarket, acquired Inframation Group

synopsis: Investor intelligence publisher Mergermarket has acquired Inframation Group, which provides information to the global infrastructure finance community, through a combination of news, market intelligence, research, and industry data.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: MergerMarket
MergerMarket is an unparalleled, independent M&A intelligence tool used by the world's foremost financial institutions to originate deals. It provides proprietary intelligence on potential deal flow, potential mandates and valuations via the world's largest group of M&A journalists and analysts. "
target: Inframation Group
Established in 2002, The Inframation Group provides real-time news, market intelligence, research and data that enables individuals and companies working in infrastructure finance to gain a competitive business advantage.
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closed 4/4/2007 via Company Press Release

SNL Financial LC, acquired Kagan Research LLC

synopsis: SNL Financial, the leading sector-focused provider of essential business intelligence to investment banks, money managers and corporations, today announced the acquisition of leading media research and analysis firm, Kagan Research.
buyer: SNL Financial LC
SNL collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data -- plus news and analysis - for the Energy, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate and Media & Communications industries. "
target parent: MCG Capital Corporation
target: Kagan Research LLC
Kagan's consulting, publishing and data services provide exclusive benchmarking data and analysis, market advisories and long-range forecasts for TV, radio, cable, satellite, wireless, movie and sports sectors.
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closed 9/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Genesis Global Trading, acquired Qu Capital

synopsis: Genesis, an industry pioneer and leader in digital currency trading and lending, announced the acquisition of the assets of Qu Capital, a New York-based quantitative investment and research firm.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Genesis Global Trading
Genesis is a worldwide leader in over-the-counter digital currency trading and lending, providing deep pools of liquidity to institutional investors and high net worth individuals. "
target: Qu Capital
Qu Capital is a New York-based quantitative investment and research firm. Qu Capital has developed state-of-the-art trading technology including faster exchange connectivity, improved order routing, and advanced execution tools, and conducted quantitative research on the digital currency market.
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closed 3/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Safello AB, acquired Bitcoin.se

synopsis: Safello, an online cryptocurrency brokerage in Sweden, has acquired Bitcoin.se, Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
buyer: Safello AB
Safello is an online cryptocurrency brokerage based in Sweden. Safello offers a secure way to buy and sell crypto, in seamless transactions at industry-leading speeds. Their website and mobile app allows users to safely buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum. "
target: Bitcoin.se
Bitcoin.se is Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
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closed 12/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Binance, acquired DappReview

synopsis: Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for trading more than 100 cryptocurrencies, has announced that it has acquired DappReview, a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). Binance Exchange is one of the fastest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world. "
target: DappReview
DappReview is a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
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closed 1/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Digital Currency Group, acquired Coindesk Ltd

synopsis: CoinDesk, one of the leading bitcoin news sites, has been acquired by Digital Currency Group. CoinDesk delivers news on the trends, events, technologies and people/companies making major moves in the digital currency sphere.
buyer: Digital Currency Group
Digital Currency Group builds, incubates and seeds bitcoin and blockchain technology-related companies. DCG owns and operates the industry's leading bitcoin brokerage firm, Genesis Trading, and the largest digital currency asset management firm, Grayscale Investments. "
target: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Coindesk Ltd, acquired TradeBlock

synopsis: CoinDesk, the global leader in crypto and blockchain news, events, data and research, announced it has acquired TradeBlock, one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: TradeBlock
TradeBlock is one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies. TradeBlock calculates and publishes industry leading reference rates for digital currencies that are used to price countless OTC transactions, AUM, and derivatives.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Coindesk Ltd, acquired Lawnmower

synopsis: CoinDesk, the leading media & events business in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, announced that it has acquired Lawnmower, a blockchain data and research platform. Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: Lawnmower
Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets. Start tracking assets & reading news with no account required. Begin investing with a bank account in less than 2 minutes for as little as $5.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Coindesk Ltd, acquired TradeBlock

synopsis: CoinDesk, the global leader in crypto and blockchain news, events, data and research, announced it has acquired TradeBlock, one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: TradeBlock
TradeBlock is one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies. TradeBlock calculates and publishes industry leading reference rates for digital currencies that are used to price countless OTC transactions, AUM, and derivatives.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Coindesk Ltd, acquired Lawnmower

synopsis: CoinDesk, the leading media & events business in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, announced that it has acquired Lawnmower, a blockchain data and research platform. Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: Lawnmower
Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets. Start tracking assets & reading news with no account required. Begin investing with a bank account in less than 2 minutes for as little as $5.
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closed 1/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Digital Currency Group, acquired Coindesk Ltd

synopsis: CoinDesk, one of the leading bitcoin news sites, has been acquired by Digital Currency Group. CoinDesk delivers news on the trends, events, technologies and people/companies making major moves in the digital currency sphere.
buyer: Digital Currency Group
Digital Currency Group builds, incubates and seeds bitcoin and blockchain technology-related companies. DCG owns and operates the industry's leading bitcoin brokerage firm, Genesis Trading, and the largest digital currency asset management firm, Grayscale Investments. "
target: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Coindesk Ltd, acquired Lawnmower

synopsis: CoinDesk, the leading media & events business in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, announced that it has acquired Lawnmower, a blockchain data and research platform. Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: Lawnmower
Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets. Start tracking assets & reading news with no account required. Begin investing with a bank account in less than 2 minutes for as little as $5.
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closed 1/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Digital Currency Group, acquired Coindesk Ltd

synopsis: CoinDesk, one of the leading bitcoin news sites, has been acquired by Digital Currency Group. CoinDesk delivers news on the trends, events, technologies and people/companies making major moves in the digital currency sphere.
buyer: Digital Currency Group
Digital Currency Group builds, incubates and seeds bitcoin and blockchain technology-related companies. DCG owns and operates the industry's leading bitcoin brokerage firm, Genesis Trading, and the largest digital currency asset management firm, Grayscale Investments. "
target: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world.
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closed 3/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Safello AB, acquired Bitcoin.se

synopsis: Safello, an online cryptocurrency brokerage in Sweden, has acquired Bitcoin.se, Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
buyer: Safello AB
Safello is an online cryptocurrency brokerage based in Sweden. Safello offers a secure way to buy and sell crypto, in seamless transactions at industry-leading speeds. Their website and mobile app allows users to safely buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum. "
target: Bitcoin.se
Bitcoin.se is Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
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closed 12/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Binance, acquired DappReview

synopsis: Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for trading more than 100 cryptocurrencies, has announced that it has acquired DappReview, a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). Binance Exchange is one of the fastest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world. "
target: DappReview
DappReview is a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
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announced 7/30/2013 via BusinessWire

CrowdNetic, will acquire NowStreet Journal

synopsis: Crowdnetic, the leading provider of funding portal platform technology and market data solutions, announced that it has agreed to acquire NowStreet Journal, the preeminent educational platform for the burgeoning industry of crowdfinance.
buyer: CrowdNetic
Crowdnetic is a leading provider of funding portal platform technology and market data solutions to the private equity and crowdfunded securities industry. They operate the industry’s premier centralized hub for real-time market data aggregated from platforms across the globe. "
target: NowStreet Journal
NowStreet is a leading financial media and advisory company on the forefront of financial innovation. NowStreet is most known for its cutting-edge commentary and acclaimed financial events that introduce crowdfinancing mechanisms and neoteric asset classes to Wall Street.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Coindesk Ltd, acquired TradeBlock

synopsis: CoinDesk, the global leader in crypto and blockchain news, events, data and research, announced it has acquired TradeBlock, one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: TradeBlock
TradeBlock is one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies. TradeBlock calculates and publishes industry leading reference rates for digital currencies that are used to price countless OTC transactions, AUM, and derivatives.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 4/19/2018 via Company Press Release

PR TIMES, acquired The Bridge, Inc.

synopsis: PR TIMES, Inc., a Japanese company that distributes press releases online, has acquired The Bridge, a blog in Japan that was created to help connect entrepreneurs and investors. The Bridge provides the latest news about technology, with a focus on domestic startups.
buyer: PR TIMES (TSE:3922:$15.73)
PR TIMES, Inc. is a Japanese company that distributes press releases online. The company distributes over 10,000 press releases a month and has over 11 million page visits a month. PR TIMES' mission is to provide press releases as soon as possible. "
target: The Bridge, Inc.
Founded in 2010, The Bridge is a blog in Japan that was created to help connect entrepreneurs and investors. The Bridge provides the latest news about technology, with a focus on domestic startups. Over 350,000 entrepreneurs and investors use The Bridge as their source of information every month.
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closed 10/25/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bitbuy, acquired CBIX

synopsis: Bitbuy, Canada’s leading cryptocurrency trading platform, has announced the acquisition of CBIX, a leading Canadian bitcoin index that represents the most accurate cost of purchasing bitcoins through a Canadian exchange using Canadian dollars. Thus, CBIX represents a true indication of the price of bitcoin in Canadian dollars.
buyer parent: First Ledger Corp
buyer: Bitbuy
Bitbuy.ca is a Canadian owned and operated digital currency platform. Founded in 2013, the company’s mission is to provide convenient, dependable and secure access to Bitcoin and other digital currencies. "
target: CBIX
CBIX is a leading Canadian bitcoin index that represents the most accurate cost of purchasing bitcoins through a Canadian exchange using Canadian dollars. Thus, CBIX represents a true indication of the price of bitcoin in Canadian dollars.
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Postera Capital GmbH, acquired Augmento

synopsis: Postera Capital, a German pioneer in crypto-specific investment products and strategies, has acquired Augmento, a Berlin-based sentiment analytics company. With the acquisition, Postera Capital strengthens its position as a pioneer in crypto consulting as well as its investment vehicle Postera Fund – Crypto I, the first EU-regulated crypto fund.
buyer: Postera Capital GmbH
Postera Capital is a professional advisory firm based in Düsseldorf, Germany, that focuses on investment opportunities in blockchain and crypto assets. Their investment services support professional investors to gain access to the new and dynamic asset class of crypto assets. "
target: Augmento
Berlin-based Augmento provides predictive sentiment data for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies quantified from online crypto communication data. The company's data helps leading institutions to gain alpha and reduce risk in cryptocurrency markets.
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