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announced 4/26/2017 via Bloomberg

Square, Inc., will acquire Yik Yak

synopsis: Square Inc. acquired the engineering team of Yik Yak. Atlanta-based Yik Yak, which started in 2013, created a smartphone app that allowed people to contribute to anonymous chat groups in a narrow geographical radius -- like college campuses.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Yik Yak
Yik Yak is a location-based social network that helps users connect with the people around them. Yik Yak acts as a springboard for discovering, meeting, and connecting with people in a user's local community.
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closed 12/14/2012 via PE Hub

Airbnb, acquired Localmind

synopsis: Airbnb has acquired Localmind, a platform that uses crowdsourcing to find out what’s happening in a given community. Localmind is a new service that allows users to send questions and receive answers about what is going on in real time at places they care about.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Localmind
Localmind is a mobile app that gives people the ability to know what's happening in the world. By temporarily and anonymously connecting users to someone at the location they are interested in, they are able to ask any question they want about that location, and get an answer, in real-time.
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closed 9/14/2009 via PR Newswire

NAVTEQ, acquired Acuity Mobile

synopsis: NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, has acquired Acuity Mobile. Acuity Mobile's embedded mobile advertising platform (eMAP) technology enables precise location targeted advertising.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates digital maps and map content. "
target: Acuity Mobile
Acuity Mobile is a leading provider of mobile marketing content delivery solutions. Acuity Mobile's Embedded Mobile Advertising Platform is a patented technology that enables the ability to deliver targeted marketing content to the right person, at the right time, in the right location.
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closed 8/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Familonet GmbH, acquired Familonet GmbH

synopsis: Familonet's founders have acquired the company back from Daimler, one of the biggest producers of premium cars. Familonet is a German-based family locator app. Familonet uses smart geolocation features to help families and other small groups all over the world improve communication in their day-to-day life.
buyer: Familonet GmbH
Familonet is a German-based family locator app. Familonet uses smart geolocation features to help families and other small groups all over the world improve communication in their day-to-day life. Their app features chat, automatic notifications, and a panic button. "
target parent: Daimler AG
target: Familonet GmbH
Familonet is a German-based family locator app. Familonet uses smart geolocation features to help families and other small groups all over the world improve communication in their day-to-day life. Their app features chat, automatic notifications, and a panic button.
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closed 8/3/2017 via Company Press Release

moovel Group GmbH, acquired Familonet GmbH

synopsis: moovel Group, a subsidiary of Daimler AG, announces 100% acquisition of Familonet GmbH based in Hamburg. The mobile company Familonet is the provider of the Familonet app, which simplifies everyday communication for families and groups of friends, housemates and colleagues worldwide using intelligent geolocation functions.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: moovel Group GmbH
moovel Group GmbH is working on an operating system for urban mobility that offers access to suitable mobility options and paves the way for autonomous vehicles. The moovel mobility app combines local public transport, the carsharing provider car2go, mytaxi, rental bicycles and Deutsche Bahn. "
target: Familonet GmbH
Familonet GmbH is the provider of the mobile Familonet app, which simplifies everyday communication for families and groups of friends, housemates and colleagues worldwide using intelligent geolocation functions.
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closed 1/25/2011 via BusinessWire

SafetyWeb, Inc., acquired iHound Mobile

synopsis: SafetyWeb®, Inc., the leader in cloud-based personal security products, has announced that it has acquired iHound® Mobile, a mobile protection and connection platform that gives teens a simple, affordable way to find a missing phone and stay safe.
buyer: SafetyWeb, Inc.
SafetyWeb®, Inc. develops cloud-based personal security products that help people proactively manage their privacy, identity, reputation and safety online with a focus on protecting people, not computers. "
target: iHound Mobile
iHound Software, Inc. is the quintessential mobile protection and connection platform that specializes in recovering lost or stolen iPhones, iPods, Android Phones.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hike, acquired Pulse (InstaLively)

synopsis: Hike Messenger, a free messaging app that has exchanged over 80 billion messages and has over 100 million users, has acquired Pulse, a social networking app that provides millennials with a full-screen visual streaming experience of colleges around them. Pulse allows users to create & consume engaging localized content relevant to them.
buyer: Hike
hike is a free messaging app. With hike, messaging has never been simpler. Message friends on hike globally and also message those friends who don't have hike installed. The app has over 100 million users. Users have spent over 120 minutes on the app and have exchanged over 40 billion messages. "
target: Pulse (InstaLively)
Pulse is a social networking app that provides millennials with a full-screen visual streaming experience of colleges around them. The app enables users to stay connected with their college and school communities. It allows them to create & consume engaging localized content relevant to them.
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closed 5/19/2009 via Market Wire

Telecommunications Systems, Inc., acquired LocationLogic, LLC.

synopsis: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., a global leader in mission-critical wireless communications technology, has acquired the assets of privately-held LocationLogic LLC, a leading provider of infrastructure, applications, content provisioning, and integration services for deploying and maintaining innovative location-based services (LBS).
buyer: Telecommunications Systems, Inc. (TSYS:$300.09)
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation. "
target parent: Hale Capital Partners, L.P.
target: LocationLogic, LLC.
LocationLogic, formerly Autodesk's Location Services Business, is a leading provider of infrastructure, applications, content provisioning, and integration services for deploying and maintaining innovative location-based services (LBS).
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closed 2/13/2009 via Capital IQ

Hale Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Autodesk's Location Services Business

synopsis: Hale Capital Partners and Autodesk announced completion of the transaction to transfer Autodesk's Location Services business unit to LocationLogic, a new entity owned and operated by Hale Capital Partners, with Autodesk and other minority investors. Further terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Hale Capital Partners, L.P.
Based in New York City, Hale Capital Partners has established itself as a leading private equity firm focused on strategic minority and control investments in public companies and their subsidiaries. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Autodesk's Location Services Business
LocationLogic, formerly Autodesk's Location Services Business, is a leading provider of infrastructure, applications, content provisioning, and integration services for deploying and maintaining innovative location-based services (LBS).
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closed 4/12/2017 via Market Wire

Grey Cloak Tech, acquired ShareRails LLC

synopsis: Grey Cloak Tech Inc. announces that it has completed its acquisition of ShareRails, an innovative omni-channel technology company that better engages and expands the customer base of online and offline retailers. ShareRails connects offline and online retailers to shoppers through mobile merchandising tools, digital influencers, and social media.
buyer: Grey Cloak Tech (OTCPK:GRCK:$0.15)
Grey Cloak develops advanced software to overcome the most costly digital threats. They provide anti-bot software that tracks metrics such as: clicks, impressions, and other online behaviors to identify fraudulent patterns early on in an effort to control and stop it from spreading virally. "
target: ShareRails LLC
ShareRails is an innovative omni-channel technology company that better engages and expands the customer base of online and offline retailers. ShareRails' commerce platform connects offline and online retailers to shoppers through mobile merchandising tools, digital influencers, and social media.
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closed 10/29/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Porch.com, acquired Fountain

synopsis: Porch.com, a home services platform for homeowners and home professionals, announced its acquisition of Fountain, disclosed the hiring of several key leaders, and outlined a vision for 2016. Fountain was designed to help people whenever they are stuck on a problem by connecting them with highly rated experts who can help.
buyer: Porch.com (PRCH:$118.19)
Porch is a home services platform, free for homeowners and home professionals including experts. Porch enables homeowners to make smart home improvement decisions by giving them the information they need to find the right professionals, get inspiration, and manage their home. "
target: Fountain
Fountain was designed to help people whenever they are stuck on a problem by connecting them with highly rated experts who can help. In 5 minutes or less, users are connected one-on-one through video chat, text and photos with annotation.
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announced 3/8/2013 via Reuters

Plesk Corp., will acquire Yappn

synopsis: Intertainment Media, Inc. announced that it has executed a binding letter of intent to sell all the assets of Yappn, an online destination where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content in almost any language, to Plesk Corp., a Brooklyn, NY based US development stage company.
buyer: Plesk Corp.
Plesk Corp., a development stage company, focuses on marketing and distributing consumer electronics, home appliances, and plastic housewares, which are manufactured in China. "
target parent: Intertainment Media Inc.
target: Yappn
Yappn is a place where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content, individually, in groups and by topic, regardless of the language they speak. By removing the language barrier, the entire world opens up to an entirely new paradigm of communication.
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closed 8/23/2010 via paidContent.org

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Comsenz, Inc.

synopsis: Tencent, the Chinese internet company behind IM service and portal QQ, has bought up Comsenz, a Googlebacked company which is behind the Discuz online discussion board platform, which is extremely popularin China, among other community products.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$87,896.12)
Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services." "
target: Comsenz, Inc.
Comsenz is a China-based provider of bulletin board and social networking software.
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$43
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announced 8/26/2021 via BusinessWire

Ginger.io will be merged with Headspace,

synopsis: Ginger, a leader in on-demand mental healthcare, will merge with Headspace, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation. The combined entity, Headspace Health, will offer the world’s most accessible and comprehensive digital mental health and wellbeing platform.
buyer: Headspace
Headspace was created to improve the health and happiness of the world. Reaching 70 million users in 190 countries, Headspace was one of the first meditation apps in the world and remains a leader in mindfulness and mental training. "
target: Ginger.io
Ginger is a leader in on-demand mental healthcare. The Ginger app provides members with access to unlimited self-guided care and 24/7 on-demand and scheduled coaching, as well as video-based therapy and psychiatry support.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Rethink First, acquired TheraWe

synopsis: Rethink Autism announced the acquisition of TheraWe, a HIPAA-compliant mobile video platform that bridges the gap between pediatric therapy centers and families at home. The acquisition will amplify the Kansas City startup’s potential and take the founding team into a new phase.
buyer: Rethink First
Rethink is a global health technology company providing cloud-based treatment tools, training and clinical supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Rethink’s clients include leading organizations in behavioral health, employee benefits and education. "
target: TheraWe
TheraWe is a HIPAA-compliant mobile video platform that bridges the gap between pediatric therapy centers and families at home. TheraWe’s mission is to improve consumer outcomes by improving the daily lives of parents of children with disabilities and their clinical professionals.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Sphere Knowledge Limited

synopsis: Twitter, a global social networking platform, has acquired Sphere, a group chat app in the UK that transforms groups into vibrant communities. Sphere turns messy chats into a few simple, unmissable posts. The app encourages engagement and emphasizes polls, announcements and events in a way that makes its users more likely to respond.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Sphere Knowledge Limited
Sphere is a group chat app in the UK that transforms groups into vibrant communities. Sphere turns messy chats into a few simple, unmissable posts. The app encourages engagement and emphasizes polls, announcements and events in a way that makes its users more likely to respond.
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closed 9/27/2017 via PR Newswire

XO Group Inc., acquired Veri, Inc.

synopsis: XO Group Inc. announced the acquisition of Veri, the first and only photo-sharing app focused on weddings and events that automatically shares photos from the user's built-in camera on their mobile device. The Veri app's autosharing simplicity requires virtually no effort for guests to share their photos.
buyer: XO Group Inc. (XOXO:$162.27)
XO Group helps people navigate and truly enjoy life's biggest moments, together. Their multi-platform brands guide couples through transformative life stages—from getting married with The Knot, to moving in together with The Nest, to having a baby with The Bump. "
target: Veri, Inc.
Created for weddings and other special events, Veri uses its autoshare technology to instantly distribute photos and videos automatically with the couple and other guests. Veri is the only events photo-sharing app with an automatic upload capability.
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closed 12/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired Yes, Inc.

synopsis: Yes, Inc. ("Yes") will be joining Twitter. Yes is a company in Palo Alto that builds apps to connect people in real life, and from afar. The team is made up of an awesome set of product, engineering and design folks from Gmail, Inbox, Calendar, Android and more. In the coming weeks, they’ll be shutting down apps to focus on their new efforts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Yes, Inc.
Yes is a small company in Palo Alto that builds apps to connect people in real life, and from afar. The team is made up of an awesome set of product, engineering and design folks from Gmail, Inbox, Calendar, Android, PayPal and more.
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announced 8/11/2016 via Market Wire

Paltalk will be merged with Snap Interactive, Inc.,

synopsis: Snap Interactive, Inc. has proposed a merger with A.V.M. Software, Inc. (d/b/a "Paltalk"). Paltalk offers video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups.
buyer: Snap Interactive, Inc. (OTCPK:STVI:$24.65)
Snap Interactive, Inc. (“SNAP”) develops, owns and operates dating applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP’s flagship brand, FirstMet.com, is a multi-platform online dating site with a large user database of approximately 30 million users. "
target: Paltalk
A.V.M. Software, Inc., doing business as Paltalk, owns and operates a video chat community. It offers video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

WooWise Ltd., acquired Revealr

synopsis: WooWise Ltd., a subsidiary of Venntro Media Group that is committed to experimental product development and innovation across mobile devices, has acquired voice-dating app Revealr. The Revealr app currently uses voice recording technology to help people connect in a unique way just by using their voice.
buyer parent: Venntro Media Company
buyer: WooWise Ltd.
Established in 2000, WooWise Limited is one of the most established and respected online dating providers in the world, providing cutting-edge mobile dating and lifestyle apps. "
target: Revealr
Available on iPhone and Android, the Revealr app currently uses voice recording technology to help people connect in a unique way just by using their voice. If users like what they hear after listening to a 20 second audio clip, the other user’s profile is revealed.
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announced 4/26/2017 via Bloomberg

Square, Inc., will acquire Yik Yak

synopsis: Square Inc. acquired the engineering team of Yik Yak. Atlanta-based Yik Yak, which started in 2013, created a smartphone app that allowed people to contribute to anonymous chat groups in a narrow geographical radius -- like college campuses.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Yik Yak
Yik Yak is a location-based social network that helps users connect with the people around them. Yik Yak acts as a springboard for discovering, meeting, and connecting with people in a user's local community.
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closed 7/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Square, Inc., acquired Crew

synopsis: Square, Inc. has acquired Crew, a frontline employee platform for consolidating and streamlining the day-to-day operations of hourly workforces. With the acquisition of Crew, Square gains a robust workplace messaging platform that will strengthen, complement, and scale its existing labor management tools offered through Team Management.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. "
target: Crew
Crew is a frontline employee platform that simplifies team communications at work, giving leaders and co-workers a powerful new way to instantly send messages and stay up-to-date, manage schedules and give recognition all in one centralized place.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., will acquire Tidal Music

synopsis: Square Inc. is acquiring majority stake in Tidal, a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target parent: Project Panther Bidco Ltd
target: Tidal Music
Tidal is a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
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announced 12/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Cash App, will purchase Credit Karma Tax from Credit Karma

synopsis: Square, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Credit Karma, a personal finance company, to acquire its tax business, Credit Karma Tax, on behalf of Cash App, the financial services app that allows individuals to spend, send, store and invest money.
buyer parent: Square, Inc.
buyer: Cash App
Cash App is a mobile payment service developed by Square, Inc., allowing users to transfer money to one another using a mobile phone app. "
seller: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations.
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closed 7/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Stitch Labs

synopsis: Square, a mobile payment processor, has acquired Stitch Labs, an operations management platform used by growing commerce brands. Stitch Labs provides a commerce operations platform that centralizes inventory, sales, purchasing, and fulfillment to give retailers greater visibility, efficiency, insight, and control across their business.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Stitch Labs
Stitch Labs is the leading operations management platform for modern, high-growth brands. Stitch Labs provides a commerce operations platform that centralizes inventory, sales, purchasing, and fulfillment to give retailers greater visibility, efficiency, insight, and control across their business.
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closed 6/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Verse Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Square, Inc., an American financial services, merchant services aggregator, and mobile payment company, has acquired Verse, a Spanish P2P payments app that allows customers to send and receive payments from friends and family instantly, safely, and free of charge.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Verse Technologies Inc.
Verse is a Spanish P2P payments app that allows customers to send and receive payments from friends and family instantly, safely, and free of charge.
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closed 2/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Dessa

synopsis: Square, Inc. has acquired Dessa, the Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is a leader in a variety of machine learning technologies and is known for its work on deepfake detection.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Dessa
Dessa is a Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is the creator of Foundations, a suite of tools for machine learning development and production.
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closed 11/1/2019 via BusinessWire

DoorDash, acquired Caviar

synopsis: Square, Inc. announced it has completed its sale of Caviar to DoorDash. Caviar is an all-in-one food ordering platform that connects diners with the most crave-worthy restaurants, via convenient delivery, pickup, or catering.
buyer: DoorDash (NYSE:DASH:$4,888.00)
DoorDash Inc. is a San Francisco–based on-demand food delivery service founded in 2013. They are one of several technology companies that uses logistics services to offer food delivery from restaurants on-demand. "
target parent: Square, Inc.
target: Caviar
Caviar is an all-in-one food ordering platform that connects diners with the most crave-worthy restaurants, via convenient delivery, pickup, or catering.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Eloquent Labs Inc

synopsis: Square, a company that creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses, has acquired conversational artificial intelligence startup Eloquent Labs to help its merchants improve customer service.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Eloquent Labs Inc
Eloquent Labs brings cutting edge conversational artificial intelligence to enterprises. They replace live chat customer support agents, specifically targeted at eCommerce companies, with fully autonomously AI agents that can hold natural and conversational dialogs with customers.
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announced 4/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Square, Inc., will acquire Weebly, Inc.

synopsis: Square, Inc., a company that creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses, is to acquire Weebly, a consumer service that gives people a surprisingly easy and affordable way to create a site that is as unique as they are. Weebly lets entrepreneurs start something and showcase their work.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Weebly, Inc.
Weebly is a consumer service that gives people a surprisingly easy and affordable way to create a site that is as unique as they are. Weebly lets entrepreneurs start something and showcase their work.
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closed 4/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caviar, acquired Zesty

synopsis: Square, Inc.'s delivery arm Caviar acquired San Francisco-based catering business Zesty. Zesty makes it easy to provide healthy food for employees. Zesty has built a robust platform with features designed specifically for large corporate food programs, including menu planning tools and algorithms, order management software, and more.
buyer parent: Square, Inc.
buyer: Caviar
Caviar is an easy way to order meals from popular local restaurants across the U.S. Customers can order ahead on the web, or instantly from Caviar’s free mobile app for iOS and Android. Caviar provides customers with quick, reliable delivery service no matter where they are. "
target: Zesty
Zesty makes it easy to provide healthy food for employees. Zesty has built a robust platform with features designed specifically for large corporate food programs, including menu planning tools and algorithms, order management software, and more.
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announced 4/26/2017 via Bloomberg

Square, Inc., will acquire Yik Yak

synopsis: Square Inc. acquired the engineering team of Yik Yak. Atlanta-based Yik Yak, which started in 2013, created a smartphone app that allowed people to contribute to anonymous chat groups in a narrow geographical radius -- like college campuses.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Yik Yak
Yik Yak is a location-based social network that helps users connect with the people around them. Yik Yak acts as a springboard for discovering, meeting, and connecting with people in a user's local community.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Caviar, acquired Main Line Delivery

synopsis: Square, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Main Line Delivery, an easy-to-use service that allows diners to place orders for delivery from popular restaurants in the Main Line region of Philadelphia. Square will add Main Line Delivery to Caviar, Square's restaurant delivery service.
buyer parent: Square, Inc.
buyer: Caviar
Caviar is an easy way to order meals from popular local restaurants across the U.S. Customers can order ahead on the web, or instantly from Caviar’s free mobile app for iOS and Android. Caviar provides customers with quick, reliable delivery service no matter where they are. "
target: Main Line Delivery
MainLineDelivery.com offers an easy-to-use interface that allows users to place orders for delivery from local restaurants in a few very easy steps. Orders are forwarded directly to the restaurant, then drivers go to the restaurant and deliver the food as fast as possible.
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closed 3/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Framed Data, Inc

synopsis: Square, Inc, a payment processing firm from San Francisco, has acquired Framed Data, a company that uses machine learning to help businesses predict customer engagement and specify marketing actions. The Framed Data team will work on Square Capital, building models that allow Square to further extend financing to businesses.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Framed Data, Inc
Framed Data, Inc. uses machine learning to help businesses predict customer engagement and specify marketing actions. They take data from businesses and turns it into actionable insights and decisions. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2014 via Market Wire

Square, Inc., acquired Caviar

synopsis: Square announced that it has acquired Caviar, a rapidly growing company that allows buyers to get delivery from top-rated, popular local restaurants that do not otherwise offer delivery. For restaurants, Caviar is an affordable, convenient alternative to an in-house delivery solution and drives additional revenue.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square helps anyone take care of their business. Square's complete register service is a full point of sale with tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards, to sales and inventory tracking, to small business financing. "
target: Caviar
Caviar is a rapidly growing company that allows buyers to get delivery from top-rated, popular local restaurants that do not otherwise offer delivery. For restaurants, Caviar is an affordable, convenient alternative to an in-house delivery solution and drives additional revenue.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2014 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired BookFresh

synopsis: Mobile payment solution provider Square has acquired BookFresh, an innovative scheduling software program that sets the standard for 21st century appointment management and creation for small businesses. Bookfresh connects small business owners and customers instantly.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: BookFresh
BookFresh is an innovative scheduling software program that sets the standard for 21st century appointment management and creation for small businesses. Bookfresh connects small business owners and customers instantly.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Evenly

synopsis: Square has announced the acquisition of Evenly, a mobile app that lets people send and receive requests for funds from their contacts list, organized around events and experiences. it would list what a user owed and what they’d already paid, if any, and you could see progress towards the total cost of an event displayed visually.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: Evenly
Evenly offers a mobile app that lets people send and receive requests for funds from their contacts list, organized around events and experiences. it would list what a user owed and what they’d already paid, if any, and you could see progress towards the total cost of an event displayed visually.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Viewfinder

synopsis: Square announced that it has acquired New York-based photo-sharing app Viewfinder. Viewfinder develops a photo-sharing and group messaging application.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: Viewfinder
Viewfinder develops a a photo-sharing and group messaging application.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired 80/20

synopsis: Mobile payment company Square announced its acquisition of New York-based design firm 80/20. 80/20, which specializes in user interface design, has worked with a host of technology companies to build better, more user-friendly products.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: 80/20
80/20 conceptualizes, researches, designs, develops and deploys solutions that set new standards in user experience. Their engagements range from rapid strategic vision prototypes to multi-year product and service initiatives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2021 via finextra.com

klarna AB, acquired Stocard

synopsis: Klarna, one of Europe’s largest banks, has acquired Stocard, a mobile wallet app in Germany. Stocard revolutionizes how people shop, pay and access financial services by turning smartphones into mobile wallets. The app allows users to digitize their loyalty cards, collect rewards, access personalized offers, and pay directly for goods with it.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Stocard
Stocard is a mobile wallet app in Germany. Stocard revolutionizes how people shop, pay and access financial services by turning smartphones into mobile wallets. The app allows users to digitize their loyalty cards, collect rewards, access personalized offers, and pay directly for goods with it.
price ($mm)
$133
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

eftpos Australia, acquired Beem It

synopsis: eftpos Australia, Australia's own debit payments company, has acquired Beem It, a secure payment app in Australia. Beem It is a digital wallet that allows users to send and receive money using their phone in seconds. The app makes it easy to share bills and group expenses, schedule and pay to any bank, send requests, and transfer money.
buyer: eftpos Australia
eftpos Australia is Australia's own debit payments company. With access to 50 million cards in market, eftpos helps create innovative, bespoke customer payment experiences. Their vision is to be Australia’s payment choice by making life easier and being centre of the digital ecosystem. "
target: Beem It
Beem It is a secure payment app in Australia. Beem It is a digital wallet that allows users to send and receive money using their phone in seconds, regardless of the bank. The app makes it easy to share bills and group expenses, schedule and pay to any bank, send requests, and transfer money.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Cann-Is Capital Corp., will acquire Uptempo, Inc.

synopsis: Cann-Is Capital Corp. will acquire Uptempo Inc., a Canadian Fintech platform with consumers in over 45 states in the US. Uptempo's technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
buyer: Cann-Is Capital Corp. (TSXV:NIS.P:$0.00)
Canda-based Cann-Is Capital Corp. is a Capital Pool Company (“CPC”). It has not commenced commercial operations and has no assets other than a minimum amount of cash. "
target: Uptempo, Inc.
Uptempo is a leading Canadian Fintech platform. The company’s proprietary technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yellow merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, Mexico's software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters, has merged with Yellow, Brazil's micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. As part of the merger, Grin and Yellow are rebranding as Grow Mobility.
buyer: Grin
Headquartered in Mexico, Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. They work with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. Currently, Grin operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota."
target: Yellow
Headquartered in Brazil, Yellow is a micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. With bike and e-scooter sharing models, they offer cheaper, faster and smarter alternatives to urban paths.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

epay, acquired Lendstar

synopsis: Epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., and global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions, has acquired Lendstar. The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app.
buyer parent: Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: epay
epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., is a global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions – enabling service providers to maximize the sales of their products and services. "
target: Lendstar
The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app. With the app, users can send, share and borrow money and connect their checking account directly to the app for easy, fast and secure money transfer to friends and family.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

TNG FinTech Group, acquired WalletKu

synopsis: TNG FinTech Group, a leading provider of financial services in Asia, has acquired WalletKu, a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more.
buyer: TNG FinTech Group
TNG is the operator of TNG Wallet, Hong Kong’s leading e-wallet which revolutionizes the way consumers shop, pay and transfer money through its comprehensive suite of FinTech services. "
target: WalletKu
WalletKu is a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more. WalletKu provides an easy to use interface and secure transactions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wibmo Inc., acquired Mypoolin

synopsis: US-based digital payment company Wibmo Inc has bought Bengaluru-based payment solution provider Mypoolin. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks.
buyer: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo Inc. a Cupertino, California based company is rapidly becoming India’s leader in mobile payments. The largest provider of eCommerce security in India, the company has launched WIBMO Mobile Payments Network – India’s first shared mobile payment ecosystem. "
target: Mypoolin
Mypoolin is a Bengaluru-based payment solution provider. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks. It also provided a feature to split and settle bills with friends using a web interface.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Social Play USA, Inc., will acquire Spot and Pay Inc.

synopsis: Social Play USA, Inc., a business to business solutions provider for online companies, is to acquire Spot and Pay Inc., a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses.
buyer: Social Play USA, Inc. (OTCPK:SPLY:$0.00)
Social Play USA is a business to business solutions provider for online companies; providing marketing, monetization, and support services for companies in the mobile applications marketplace. "
target: Spot and Pay Inc.
Spot and Pay Inc is a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses; i.e. individual consumer products, specific services or group of services offered to the general public, B2B product and service offerings and more.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

UTC Investment, acquired VNPT EPay

synopsis: Vietnamese mobile content provider VMG Media, has sold its entire stake of 62.25 per cent in VNPT EPay to UTC Investment, a venture capital firm in South Korea. VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS and more.
buyer: UTC Investment
UTC Investment Co., Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in buyouts and investments in start-ups. It also engages in corporate restructurings. The firm seeks to invest in information service, petro-chemistry, and energy sectors. "
target parent: VMG Media JSC
target: VNPT EPay
VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS or bank for online games, online services on the Internet or mobile platforms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire LoopPay

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire LoopPay, the acclaimed mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into secure, contactless receivers. LoopPay’s technology has the potential to work in approximately 90% of existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals, according to internal research.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$233,441.67)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: LoopPay
LoopPay is accepted at more merchants than any other digital wallet solution. LoopPay’s patented Magnetic Secure Transmission™ (MST) technology turns existing mag stripe readers into mobile contactless receivers without any changes or costs incurred by merchants or their payment processors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2014 via Market Wire

Ciao Group Inc., acquired EverMobile

synopsis: Ciao Group Inc. announced that it has acquired Evermobile ST, Ltda., a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world. The Evermobile organization, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will become a new business unit of Ciao Technology, Ltda. also based in Sao Paulo.
buyer: Ciao Group Inc.
Ciao Group Inc. is an innovative communications company which serves a wide range of markets. Ciao delivers new and innovative software solutions that overcome legacy application limitations and deliver increased productivity and cost effectiveness. "
target: EverMobile
Evermobile ST, Ltda. is a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Check Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has acquired Check, a leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users. The acquisition will help accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$10,317.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Check Inc.
Launched in 2008, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by more than 10 million customers to pay bills and track personal finances. Check is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
price ($mm)
$342
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2013 via Company Press Release

BNP Paribas, FEXCO, acquired FLASHiZ

synopsis: FEXCO announces that it has completed the acquisition of mobile payments and loyalty start-up, FLASHiZ, in partnership with BNP Paribas Personal Finance. FLASHiZ is a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
buyer: BNP Paribas (ENXTPA:BNP:$48,518.08)
buyer: FEXCO
FEXCO is a privately owned company based in Ireland, and a global provider of Merchant, Business and Consumer Services including Money Transfer. Being a partner focused organisation with a strong entrepreneurial spirit has enabled them to be a market leader in their specialised solutions. "
target: FLASHiZ
FLASHiZ is one of the first mobile payment solutions in Europe using both NFC and QR codes. It’s a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Two Way Ltd, will acquire iSentric Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: Two Way Ltd. has signed binding agreements to acquire all of the issued capital in iSentric Sdn Bhd (iSentric), a successful and profitable mobile services business in South East Asia.
buyer: Two Way Ltd
Two Way creates, develops and builds advanced interactive media and gambling applications for mobile, internet, TV and IPTV platforms. "
target: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Sdn Bhd. provides a software-based mobility platform that enables businesses to extend their applications and information to any wireless device. It offers Mobile Banking, Mobile Microfinancing, Mobile Enterprise and Mobile Video Portal solutions.
price ($mm)
$8.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2012 via New York Times

Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC, acquired Venmo Inc.

synopsis: Braintree, a payments company that supplies technology to process credit card transactions on a mobile phone, has purchased Venmo, a start-up that lets people send and receive money from their friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web.
buyer: Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC
Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage. "
target: Venmo Inc.
Venmo is a social payment app and service that makes it fun to pay friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web. Users can leave notes and comments, push their payments to Venmo’s social network and/or to Twitter, foursquare and Facebook.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Alanco Technologies, Inc., cancelled merger with YuuZoo Corporation

synopsis: Alanco Technologies, Inc. disclosed mutual termination of its June 29, 2011 agreement to merge with mobile internet provider YuuZoo Corporation, a leading global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems.
buyer: Alanco Technologies, Inc. (ALAN:$0.00)
Following the sale of Alanco’s StarTrak Systems, LLC subsidiary in May 2011, the NASDAQ Staff determined that Alanco “no longer has any operating business.” Alanco will request continued listing on NASDAQ pending completion of its merger with the YuuZoo Corporation. "
target: YuuZoo Corporation
YuuZoo Corporation is a global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems. It has developed a service offering where mobile content and services, payments, and technology platforms combine to leverage off the the growth in demand for mobile media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Walleto

synopsis: Google has acquired Zetawire/Walleto, a Toronto-based start-up that has been working on technology that turns a cellphone into a virtual wallet.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Walleto
Zetawire Inc. provides mobile payment solutions for credit card payments. The company offers mobile banking, advertising, identity management, credit card and mobile coupon transaction processing. The company also occasionally goes by the name Walleto.
price ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:SQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Square, Inc.
Square, Inc.
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing.
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HUMBL, Inc.
HUMBL is a social payments, merchant and reviews platform. HUMBL connects consumers and merchants in the digital economy. HUMBL Pay is a mobile app that delivers seamless global transactions. Their HUMBL Marketplace platform connects customers and merchants online.
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REGO
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Bango
Bango
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$4.92
EBITDA ($mm)
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Mobile Lads Corp.
Mobile Lads Corp. designs and delivers secure wide-area wireless transaction software solutions for the consumer finance and payment processing industry sectors. Mobile Lads provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information and data on multiple network standards.
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Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc. specializes in enterprise cryptocurrency blockchain mobile apps and cloud business process software, with more than 500 repeat customers. Epazz technology makes it easy to convert legacy systems into cloud business process software.
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FAIRFX Group Plc
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$824.35
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UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.05
Net Income ($mm)
$1.48
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