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closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
buyer: MediaSilo
Boston-based MediaSilo is the industry leader in providing secure video collaboration solutions to media and entertainment companies and the post-production houses that serve them. MediaSilo’s flexible video sharing platform handles encoding and playback, review and approval. "
target: Wiredrive
Wiredrive is a secure media-sharing and collaboration tool designed for creative professionals. Top agencies, brands, production houses, and entertainment companies rely on Wiredrive to effectively collaborate with teams and privately share video.
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closed 12/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Framez merged with LookAt Technologies LTD.,

synopsis: LookAt and Framez, two Israeli start-ups that develop collaboration tools, have decided to merge. Framez is an online platform for video project management and collaboration. LookAt is a cloud platform that provides review and approval capabilities to over 100 file types including videos, prints, digital, audio, designs and more.
buyer: LookAt Technologies LTD.
LookAt is a global leader in review and approval cloud platforms, providing a secure collaboration cloud for enterprises. LookAt offers review and approval capabilities to over 100 file types including - videos, prints, digital, audio, designs and more. "
target: Framez
Framez is an online platform for video project management and collaboration. Framez enables freelance video editors and producers to focus on creativity rather than on administration. It allows video creators to share media and invite collaborators to annotate it, all in a password-protected space.
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Unity Technologies, acquired SyncSketch LLC

synopsis: Unity has acquired SyncSketch, a collaboration and productivity software. SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual artists that allows a team to view, review, and provide feedback on each other’s work. It includes support for both 2D and 3D assets as well as video.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: SyncSketch LLC
SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual artists that allows a team to view, review, and provide feedback on each other’s work. It includes support for both 2D and 3D assets as well as video. The company offers the software in free and premium models.
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

P3 Inc., purchased Digital Screener Platform from Film Bureau

synopsis: P3 Global Services, the industry leader in design, production and distribution of physical merchandise, has acquired Film Bureau's digital screener platform. Film Bureau is a film tech company. Their digital screener platform offers clients the ability to stream secured Video On Demand content and live events, through a simple-to-use interface.
buyer: P3 Inc.
P3 Global Services is an award-winning design, production, fulfillment and distribution solution for globally recognized brands including CBS, Paramount, Disney, Microsoft, NBCUniversal, Netflix, New York Life, Warner Bros. and more. "
seller: Film Bureau
Film Bureau is a film tech company. Film Bureau's digital screener platform offers clients the ability to stream secured Video On Demand content and live events, through a simple-to-use interface available across a range of devices.
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closed 9/23/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

IMAX Corporation, acquired SSIMWave

synopsis: IMAX Corporation, one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, has acquired SSIMWave, a provider of AI-driven video quality solutions in Canada. SSIMWave enables media and entertainment firms to enhance video images in real-time. Their Video Experience Automation Platform removes the guesswork from manual QA processes.
buyer: IMAX Corporation (IMAX:$254.88)
IMAX Corporation is one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, specializing in immersive motion picture technologies. IMAX has more than 1,500 IMAX theatres in more than 80 countries and territories around the globe. "
target: SSIMWave
SSIMWave is a provider of AI-driven video quality solutions in Canada. SSIMWave enables media and entertainment firms to enhance video images in real-time. Their Video Experience Automation Platform removes the guesswork and inconsistency from manual QA and validation processes.
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closed 12/14/2015 via BusinessWire

EQT, acquired FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: The EQT Mid Market Investment Strategy has agreed to partner with management to acquire FocusVision, a provider of highly secure live video transmissions of qualitative research. EQT Mid Market will support FocusVision by investing in the salesforce, new product innovation, acquisitive growth and platform integration.
buyer: EQT (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. "
target parent: Thompson Street Capital Partners
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision is the leading global provider of quantitative and qualitative technology solutions to the market research industry, providing an online survey platform, research facility video streaming, webcam focus groups, ethnography streaming, content management and project management solutions.
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closed 2/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

VisionsLive Limited, acquired KwaliTools

synopsis: Hungarian startup KwaliTools, which was created to capitalize on online opportunities in the market research sector, was acquired by online qualitative research specialist VisionsLive.
buyer: VisionsLive Limited
Visionslive.com is the global leader in online qualitative research tools including online focus groups and IDIs. Their platform is the easiest way to create, manage and run online qualitative research projects. "
target: KwaliTools
KwaliTools is an online qualitative research technology vendor. Their focus is to provide market researchers with a high quality synchronous face-to-face interviewing virtual facility.
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closed 1/30/2013 via PE Hub

Thompson Street Capital Partners, acquired FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced that it has partnered with management to acquire FocusVision Worldwide, Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut. FocusVision is the leading global provider of web-based video streaming, archiving and analytical solutions for the qualitative market research industry.
buyer: Thompson Street Capital Partners
Thompson Street Capital Partners is a St. Louis-based private equity firm with a focus on investing in growing, profitable middle-market companies headquartered in North America. TSCP manages over $800mm in private equity. "
target parent: GenNx360 Capital Partners
target: FocusVision Worldwide, Inc.
FocusVision Worldwide is the leading global provider of live video transmission, analysis and archive solutions for the qualitative market research industry. FocusVision delivers the highest audio and video quality, reliability and security for the most advanced research organizations in the world.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Shift Media Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has completed a majority recapitalization of and growth equity investment in Shift Media Holdings, Inc. (SHIFT), a leading provider of cloud-based media collaboration and digital asset management solutions.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Shift Media Holdings, Inc.
SHIFT’s SaaS platform helps media and entertainment companies production houses securely create, share and collaborate on creative work at all stages of the content production lifecycle, embed visible and forensic watermarking into video and safely screen sensitive pre-release content.
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announced 9/24/2013 via Company Press Release

Adaptive Media, Inc., will acquire Ember

synopsis: Multi-channel audience and content monetization company Adaptive Media, a subsidiary of Mimvi, Inc., announced it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Ember, Inc. Ember is the first demand-side online advertising platform solely focused on video.
buyer parent: Mimvi Inc.
buyer: Adaptive Media, Inc.
Based in Mission Viejo, California, Adaptive Media is an audience and content monetization company working with website owners, app developers and video content publishers to better optimize the serving of content and ads together. "
target: Ember
Ember is the first demand-side online advertising platform solely focused on video. Ember’s technology allows advertisers to allocate their video advertising budgets efficiently and effectively, reaching desired target demographics even without the use of cookies.
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closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vision Media Management, acquired Fordela

synopsis: Vision Media Management (“Vision”) significantly expanded its secure digital capabilities and service offerings with the acquisition of Fordela Corporation (“Fordela”), a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
buyer parent: CenterGate Capital
buyer: Vision Media Management
Vision Media Management, headquartered in Valencia, California, is the premier provider of marketing and fulfillment services to major entertainment studios and consumer products entities. "
target: Fordela
Fordela Corporation is located in San Francisco, California. The Company is focused on providing the leading cloud-based media management solution to the enterprise. Fordela Corporation is a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
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closed 2/5/2013 via Company Press Release

Ease Entertainment Services, LLC, acquired Scenechronize

synopsis: Ease Entertainment Services has announced that it has acquired the assets of Scenechronize, the industry’s largest cloud-based production information management system. Scenechronize’s unique production software program allows users to manage both production office information and production accounting information efficiently in one database.
buyer: Ease Entertainment Services, LLC
Ease Entertainment Services provides comprehensive production payroll services, expert guidance on production tax incentives and labor management issues. "
target: Scenechronize
Scenechronize is a production management software for film, television, and commercial markets. Scenechronize is the single most powerful tool for creating, distributing, accessing and storing most of the standard documents used by productions of all types.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

mktg, inc., acquired Klip Desk Holdings Pty Ltd

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has acquired Melbourne-based Klip Desk – a new technology business. Founded by Aaron Tobin, Klip Desk is b2b enterprise software that enables sports rights owners to automate real time delivery and commercialisation of their highlights via a product called Klip Studio.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: mktg, inc. (CMKG:$134.90)
MKTG, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, is a global lifestyle marketing agency that specializes in delivering strategic, business-oriented marketing solutions for leading brands via sport and entertainment consulting, live experiences, retail marketing, enterprise/B2B engagement, and more. "
target: Klip Desk Holdings Pty Ltd
Melbourne-based Klip Desk is B2B enterprise software that enables sports rights owners to automate real time delivery and commercialisation of their highlights via a product called Klip Studio. It also provides Klip Logic to effectively understand the value of sponsorship within these highlights.
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closed 3/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Yoveo AG, acquired iRewind

synopsis: Yoveo AG, the leading Swiss specialist in video strategies and technologies, announced the acquisition of Lausanne Startup iRewind. Active in 23 countries, iRewind is a software solution that automatically captures, edits and delivers instantly personalized videos to participants in sport events.
buyer: Yoveo AG
Yoveo advises companies and institutions on the subject of video content marketing. They can provide live-streaming, interactive video or a complete video management system to clients. They are based in Switzerland. "
target: iRewind
iRewind is the global leader for smart personalized mass video production technologies and provides customized solutions to create great video micro-moments for the sports industry. They are based in Switzerland.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Market Wire

iON America, acquired PowerChalk, Inc.

synopsis: iON America, the company that brought Shoot/Share Wi-Fi connectivity to point-of-view (POV) cameras, has acquired PowerChalk LLC, a privately-held company whose unique, web-based analysis software facilitates teaching and sharing in motion sports, such as golf, tennis and baseball.
buyer: iON America
iON America pioneered the concept of Shoot/Share Wi-Fi connectivity in point-of-view (POV) cameras with its aerodynamic and fully-waterproof Air Pro, Speed Pro, Adventure and The Game lines. "
target: PowerChalk, Inc.
PowerChalk is a web site that lets coaches, athletes and parents do slow motion video analysis. It is the first (and only) such web service that requires no software on the PC or Mac. Once registered, users upload videos to their account and analyze them using a web browser or mobile device.
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closed 7/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

OpTic Gaming LLC, acquired Botisimo Inc.

synopsis: North American esports organization OpTic Gaming has acquired Botisimo, a streaming engagement tool that helps content creators and organizations manage and monetize live streams using automation, analytics and stream overlays, among other resources. Botisimo is used by over 30,000 streamers across multiple platforms.
buyer: OpTic Gaming LLC
OpTic Gaming is one of the most successful esports brands and a content creation powerhouse. Fueled by the passion from its global audience, OpTic has won a combined 47 championships and boasts a social media following of more than 24 million. "
target: Botisimo Inc.
Botisimo is the complete set of tools that every creator needs to manage, monetize, and grow their community across all major livestream and chat platforms. Botisimo lets creators engage with fans through its multi-platform chatbot and enhance streams with cloud-based stream overlays and alerts.
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announced 9/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Logitech International, will acquire Streamlabs

synopsis: Logitech International, a multi-brand product company for music, gaming, video, and computing, will acquire Streamlabs, a leader in software and tools for live streaming. Streamlabs allows game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Facebook.
buyer: Logitech International (LOGI:$2,824.07)
Logitech is a multi-brand company that designs products that bring people together and connects them to digital experiences through music, gaming, video, and computing. Brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, and Blue Microphones "
target: Streamlabs
Streamlabs is the leading provider of tools for professional streamers. Founded in 2014, its groundbreaking software, Streamlabs OBS, offers the largest set of features that content creators use to grow their audiences, engage with fans, and monetize their streams.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Starfish Media N.V., acquired VueTec Ltd.

synopsis: Angler Gaming’s subsidiary Starfish Media N.V. has acquired assets consisting of the brand, domains and player database from Vuetec Limited. VueTec provides Distance Gaming software that allows patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site.
buyer parent: Angler Gaming plc
buyer: Starfish Media N.V.
Starfish Media is a company based in Curaҫao, operating since 2012 with the objective to provide players with first class online gaming sites. They develop, maintain and operate user friendly, trustworthy and secure sites that offer the ultimate online gaming experience. "
target: VueTec Ltd.
VueTec’s Distance Gaming software first launched in 2002 and has allowed patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site, offering unrivalled trust and transparency to their members.
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closed 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

ScoreVision, acquired Fantag

synopsis: ScoreVision, a software company that brings professional-level fan experiences to athletic programs at all levels of competition, has acquired Fantag, a leader in cloud-based video solutions. The Fantag platform enables producers and spectators at live events to capture, relive, and share their favorite moments with the simple touch of the screen.
buyer: ScoreVision
ScoreVision is a software company that brings professional-level fan experiences to athletic programs at all levels of competition. Their cloud-based software helps people keep score, create professional game-time productions, capture the action in real-time, and share it with fans everywhere. "
target: Fantag
Fantag is a pioneer in mobile video based in Silicon Valley and Sacramento. The Fantag platform enables producers and spectators at live events to capture, relive, and share their favorite moments with the simple touch of the screen.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Branded Entertainment Network, acquired TubeBuddy

synopsis: BEN, the entertainment AI company, has acquired TubeBuddy, the largest platform to help YouTube creators optimize their audience and channel growth. With the acquisition of TubeBuddy, BEN will extend its resources directly to the creator community, helping them to grow and monetize their content initiatives.
buyer: Branded Entertainment Network
BEN Group is an entertainment AI company that places brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content. BEN Group consists of the world’s largest influencer marketing business, the world’s largest product placement agency, and Greenlight, a global rights and licensing business. "
target: TubeBuddy
TubeBuddy has become the largest platform for YouTube channel management, optimization, and audience growth, helping millions of creators with a wide range of tools, including keyword research, thumbnail generation, A/B testing, bulk processing, and advanced analytics.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
buyer: MediaSilo
Boston-based MediaSilo is the industry leader in providing secure video collaboration solutions to media and entertainment companies and the post-production houses that serve them. MediaSilo’s flexible video sharing platform handles encoding and playback, review and approval. "
target: Wiredrive
Wiredrive is a secure media-sharing and collaboration tool designed for creative professionals. Top agencies, brands, production houses, and entertainment companies rely on Wiredrive to effectively collaborate with teams and privately share video.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
buyer: MediaSilo
Boston-based MediaSilo is the industry leader in providing secure video collaboration solutions to media and entertainment companies and the post-production houses that serve them. MediaSilo’s flexible video sharing platform handles encoding and playback, review and approval. "
target: Wiredrive
Wiredrive is a secure media-sharing and collaboration tool designed for creative professionals. Top agencies, brands, production houses, and entertainment companies rely on Wiredrive to effectively collaborate with teams and privately share video.
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closed 2/9/2017 via PE Hub

Wiredrive merged with MediaSilo,

synopsis: MediaSilo and Wiredrive have merged, forming the world’s largest SaaS platform for video-driven creative workflows with more than 1,800 enterprise customers worldwide. MediaSilo founder Kai Pradel will serve as CEO of the joint entity. Wiredrive is the leading platform among agencies and brands to present work-in-progress and video reels.
buyer: MediaSilo
Boston-based MediaSilo is the industry leader in providing secure video collaboration solutions to media and entertainment companies and the post-production houses that serve them. MediaSilo’s flexible video sharing platform handles encoding and playback, review and approval. "
target: Wiredrive
Wiredrive is a secure media-sharing and collaboration tool designed for creative professionals. Top agencies, brands, production houses, and entertainment companies rely on Wiredrive to effectively collaborate with teams and privately share video.
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closed 12/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Framez merged with LookAt Technologies LTD.,

synopsis: LookAt and Framez, two Israeli start-ups that develop collaboration tools, have decided to merge. Framez is an online platform for video project management and collaboration. LookAt is a cloud platform that provides review and approval capabilities to over 100 file types including videos, prints, digital, audio, designs and more.
buyer: LookAt Technologies LTD.
LookAt is a global leader in review and approval cloud platforms, providing a secure collaboration cloud for enterprises. LookAt offers review and approval capabilities to over 100 file types including - videos, prints, digital, audio, designs and more. "
target: Framez
Framez is an online platform for video project management and collaboration. Framez enables freelance video editors and producers to focus on creativity rather than on administration. It allows video creators to share media and invite collaborators to annotate it, all in a password-protected space.
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Unity Technologies, acquired SyncSketch LLC

synopsis: Unity has acquired SyncSketch, a collaboration and productivity software. SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual artists that allows a team to view, review, and provide feedback on each other’s work. It includes support for both 2D and 3D assets as well as video.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: SyncSketch LLC
SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual artists that allows a team to view, review, and provide feedback on each other’s work. It includes support for both 2D and 3D assets as well as video. The company offers the software in free and premium models.
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

P3 Inc., purchased Digital Screener Platform from Film Bureau

synopsis: P3 Global Services, the industry leader in design, production and distribution of physical merchandise, has acquired Film Bureau's digital screener platform. Film Bureau is a film tech company. Their digital screener platform offers clients the ability to stream secured Video On Demand content and live events, through a simple-to-use interface.
buyer: P3 Inc.
P3 Global Services is an award-winning design, production, fulfillment and distribution solution for globally recognized brands including CBS, Paramount, Disney, Microsoft, NBCUniversal, Netflix, New York Life, Warner Bros. and more. "
seller: Film Bureau
Film Bureau is a film tech company. Film Bureau's digital screener platform offers clients the ability to stream secured Video On Demand content and live events, through a simple-to-use interface available across a range of devices.
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closed 9/23/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

IMAX Corporation, acquired SSIMWave

synopsis: IMAX Corporation, one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, has acquired SSIMWave, a provider of AI-driven video quality solutions in Canada. SSIMWave enables media and entertainment firms to enhance video images in real-time. Their Video Experience Automation Platform removes the guesswork from manual QA processes.
buyer: IMAX Corporation (IMAX:$254.88)
IMAX Corporation is one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, specializing in immersive motion picture technologies. IMAX has more than 1,500 IMAX theatres in more than 80 countries and territories around the globe. "
target: SSIMWave
SSIMWave is a provider of AI-driven video quality solutions in Canada. SSIMWave enables media and entertainment firms to enhance video images in real-time. Their Video Experience Automation Platform removes the guesswork and inconsistency from manual QA and validation processes.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Shift Media Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has completed a majority recapitalization of and growth equity investment in Shift Media Holdings, Inc. (SHIFT), a leading provider of cloud-based media collaboration and digital asset management solutions.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Shift Media Holdings, Inc.
SHIFT’s SaaS platform helps media and entertainment companies production houses securely create, share and collaborate on creative work at all stages of the content production lifecycle, embed visible and forensic watermarking into video and safely screen sensitive pre-release content.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

mktg, inc., acquired Klip Desk Holdings Pty Ltd

synopsis: Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has acquired Melbourne-based Klip Desk – a new technology business. Founded by Aaron Tobin, Klip Desk is b2b enterprise software that enables sports rights owners to automate real time delivery and commercialisation of their highlights via a product called Klip Studio.
buyer parent: Dentsu Inc.
buyer: mktg, inc. (CMKG:$134.90)
MKTG, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, is a global lifestyle marketing agency that specializes in delivering strategic, business-oriented marketing solutions for leading brands via sport and entertainment consulting, live experiences, retail marketing, enterprise/B2B engagement, and more. "
target: Klip Desk Holdings Pty Ltd
Melbourne-based Klip Desk is B2B enterprise software that enables sports rights owners to automate real time delivery and commercialisation of their highlights via a product called Klip Studio. It also provides Klip Logic to effectively understand the value of sponsorship within these highlights.
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closed 3/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Yoveo AG, acquired iRewind

synopsis: Yoveo AG, the leading Swiss specialist in video strategies and technologies, announced the acquisition of Lausanne Startup iRewind. Active in 23 countries, iRewind is a software solution that automatically captures, edits and delivers instantly personalized videos to participants in sport events.
buyer: Yoveo AG
Yoveo advises companies and institutions on the subject of video content marketing. They can provide live-streaming, interactive video or a complete video management system to clients. They are based in Switzerland. "
target: iRewind
iRewind is the global leader for smart personalized mass video production technologies and provides customized solutions to create great video micro-moments for the sports industry. They are based in Switzerland.
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closed 1/22/2014 via Market Wire

iON America, acquired PowerChalk, Inc.

synopsis: iON America, the company that brought Shoot/Share Wi-Fi connectivity to point-of-view (POV) cameras, has acquired PowerChalk LLC, a privately-held company whose unique, web-based analysis software facilitates teaching and sharing in motion sports, such as golf, tennis and baseball.
buyer: iON America
iON America pioneered the concept of Shoot/Share Wi-Fi connectivity in point-of-view (POV) cameras with its aerodynamic and fully-waterproof Air Pro, Speed Pro, Adventure and The Game lines. "
target: PowerChalk, Inc.
PowerChalk is a web site that lets coaches, athletes and parents do slow motion video analysis. It is the first (and only) such web service that requires no software on the PC or Mac. Once registered, users upload videos to their account and analyze them using a web browser or mobile device.
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closed 7/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

OpTic Gaming LLC, acquired Botisimo Inc.

synopsis: North American esports organization OpTic Gaming has acquired Botisimo, a streaming engagement tool that helps content creators and organizations manage and monetize live streams using automation, analytics and stream overlays, among other resources. Botisimo is used by over 30,000 streamers across multiple platforms.
buyer: OpTic Gaming LLC
OpTic Gaming is one of the most successful esports brands and a content creation powerhouse. Fueled by the passion from its global audience, OpTic has won a combined 47 championships and boasts a social media following of more than 24 million. "
target: Botisimo Inc.
Botisimo is the complete set of tools that every creator needs to manage, monetize, and grow their community across all major livestream and chat platforms. Botisimo lets creators engage with fans through its multi-platform chatbot and enhance streams with cloud-based stream overlays and alerts.
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announced 9/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Logitech International, will acquire Streamlabs

synopsis: Logitech International, a multi-brand product company for music, gaming, video, and computing, will acquire Streamlabs, a leader in software and tools for live streaming. Streamlabs allows game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and Facebook.
buyer: Logitech International (LOGI:$2,824.07)
Logitech is a multi-brand company that designs products that bring people together and connects them to digital experiences through music, gaming, video, and computing. Brands of Logitech include Logitech, Logitech G, ASTRO Gaming, Ultimate Ears, Jaybird, and Blue Microphones "
target: Streamlabs
Streamlabs is the leading provider of tools for professional streamers. Founded in 2014, its groundbreaking software, Streamlabs OBS, offers the largest set of features that content creators use to grow their audiences, engage with fans, and monetize their streams.
price ($mm)
$89
rev ($mm)
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closed 12/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Starfish Media N.V., acquired VueTec Ltd.

synopsis: Angler Gaming’s subsidiary Starfish Media N.V. has acquired assets consisting of the brand, domains and player database from Vuetec Limited. VueTec provides Distance Gaming software that allows patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site.
buyer parent: Angler Gaming plc
buyer: Starfish Media N.V.
Starfish Media is a company based in Curaҫao, operating since 2012 with the objective to provide players with first class online gaming sites. They develop, maintain and operate user friendly, trustworthy and secure sites that offer the ultimate online gaming experience. "
target: VueTec Ltd.
VueTec’s Distance Gaming software first launched in 2002 and has allowed patrons to participate directly in games being played in real casinos, and allows operators to add a live gaming platform to their existing site, offering unrivalled trust and transparency to their members.
price ($mm)
$1.28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vision Media Management, acquired Fordela

synopsis: Vision Media Management (“Vision”) significantly expanded its secure digital capabilities and service offerings with the acquisition of Fordela Corporation (“Fordela”), a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
buyer parent: CenterGate Capital
buyer: Vision Media Management
Vision Media Management, headquartered in Valencia, California, is the premier provider of marketing and fulfillment services to major entertainment studios and consumer products entities. "
target: Fordela
Fordela Corporation is located in San Francisco, California. The Company is focused on providing the leading cloud-based media management solution to the enterprise. Fordela Corporation is a proven innovator in cloud-based digital asset management, streaming, and video on demand (VOD) solutions.
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closed 2/5/2013 via Company Press Release

Ease Entertainment Services, LLC, acquired Scenechronize

synopsis: Ease Entertainment Services has announced that it has acquired the assets of Scenechronize, the industry’s largest cloud-based production information management system. Scenechronize’s unique production software program allows users to manage both production office information and production accounting information efficiently in one database.
buyer: Ease Entertainment Services, LLC
Ease Entertainment Services provides comprehensive production payroll services, expert guidance on production tax incentives and labor management issues. "
target: Scenechronize
Scenechronize is a production management software for film, television, and commercial markets. Scenechronize is the single most powerful tool for creating, distributing, accessing and storing most of the standard documents used by productions of all types.
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closed 4/14/2020 via BusinessWire

ScoreVision, acquired Fantag

synopsis: ScoreVision, a software company that brings professional-level fan experiences to athletic programs at all levels of competition, has acquired Fantag, a leader in cloud-based video solutions. The Fantag platform enables producers and spectators at live events to capture, relive, and share their favorite moments with the simple touch of the screen.
buyer: ScoreVision
ScoreVision is a software company that brings professional-level fan experiences to athletic programs at all levels of competition. Their cloud-based software helps people keep score, create professional game-time productions, capture the action in real-time, and share it with fans everywhere. "
target: Fantag
Fantag is a pioneer in mobile video based in Silicon Valley and Sacramento. The Fantag platform enables producers and spectators at live events to capture, relive, and share their favorite moments with the simple touch of the screen.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Branded Entertainment Network, acquired TubeBuddy

synopsis: BEN, the entertainment AI company, has acquired TubeBuddy, the largest platform to help YouTube creators optimize their audience and channel growth. With the acquisition of TubeBuddy, BEN will extend its resources directly to the creator community, helping them to grow and monetize their content initiatives.
buyer: Branded Entertainment Network
BEN Group is an entertainment AI company that places brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content. BEN Group consists of the world’s largest influencer marketing business, the world’s largest product placement agency, and Greenlight, a global rights and licensing business. "
target: TubeBuddy
TubeBuddy has become the largest platform for YouTube channel management, optimization, and audience growth, helping millions of creators with a wide range of tools, including keyword research, thumbnail generation, A/B testing, bulk processing, and advanced analytics.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/4/2012 via Reuters

Yahoo! Inc., acquired OnTheAir

synopsis: Yahoo Inc acquired a five-person video chat company, OnTheAir. OnTheAir allows anyone who is watching a live stream to video chat with the host in front of the audience. Its streaming video platform powers radio call-in shows for the digital age.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: OnTheAir
OnTheAir allows anyone who is watching a live stream to video chat with the host in front of the audience. OnTheAir’s streaming video platform powers radio call-in shows for the digital age. A host sets up an OnTheAir show and selects a start time.
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closed 1/29/2020 via Company Press Release

Connect & Go, acquired Kool Replay Videos System Inc.

synopsis: Canada-based Connect&GO has acquired Kool Replay. Headquartered in Montreal, Kool Replay has developed a proprietary system that uses connected capture technology to make it easier than ever for guests to take and share branded photos and videos. Kool Replay's technology is currently used at multiple leisure attractions around the world.
buyer: Connect & Go
Connect&GO is a global leader in Guest Experience Engineering, packaging wearable RFID technology with the smartest modular operations management system. The company's software modules create a seamless end-to-end guest experience that generates secondary revenues and maximizes guest engagement. "
target: Kool Replay Videos System Inc.
Canada-based Kool Replay is the next generation of fully automated video and photo capture and transfer technology. The company's system offers the link between permanent cameras and smartphones, giving users almost real-time access to their best shots from any smartphone.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Vobile, Inc., will purchase RightsID and ChannelID from ZEFR, Inc.

synopsis: Vobile Group, the leading choice for the protection, measurement and monetization of video content, announced an agreement under which Vobile will acquire the RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business, from ZEFR, the leading contextual targeting platform for brands.
buyer: Vobile, Inc. (SEHK:3738:$15.23)
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. They create technology solutions for content owners and distributors through their SaaS platform. With Vobile, users can reduce infringement-related revenue loss and increase video distribution. "
seller: ZEFR, Inc.
Zefr’s platform develops nuanced, dynamic targeting on the most brand-relevant videos for YouTube. Zefr owns RightsID, a copyright management business, and ChannelID, a YouTube channel management business.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Jellysmack, acquired Kamua

synopsis: Global creator company Jellysmack has acquired Kamua, an AI editing technology startup based in the UK. Kamua's breakthroughs in computer vision and machine learning will complement Jellysmack's existing AI technology, as well as round out its overall in-house tech suite.
buyer: Jellysmack
Jellysmack is the global creator company that detects and develops the world's most talented video creators through technology. The company's proprietary data and video optimization tools drive social audience growth, unlocking new revenue streams and amplifying monetization. "
target: Kamua
Based in the UK, Kamua is a browser-based, cloud-native video productivity tool that is specifically designed to make resizing, cropping and repurposing videos from desktop to mobile as fast as possible.
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