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closed 2/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired AddStructure

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: AddStructure
AddStructure provides state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. Applications of the technology range from review summarization to a complete conversational commerce system.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd, acquired Buzzo.ai

synopsis: Haptik, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has acquired Mumbai-based conversational commerce start-up Buzzo.ai. Founded in 2016 by Anand Ramachandran and Vivek Arya, Buzzo.ai is a platform to create an expert advisor-like conversational shopping experience in any retail or e-commerce domains.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more. "
target: Buzzo.ai
Founded in 2016 by Anand Ramachandran and Vivek Arya, Buzzo.ai is a platform to create an expert advisor-like conversational shopping experience in any retail or e-commerce domains.
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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:$3,948.23)
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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closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ocom B.V., acquired SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.

synopsis: Ocom, the leading Internet service provider in Europe, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SynEdge, a provider of Next Generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) services, from POST Capital, the investment arm of POST Luxembourg. 
buyer: Ocom B.V.
Ocom is Europe's leading internet services company. Ocom and its subsidiaries are part of the experience of millions of internet users around the world every day. Companies trust our companies to bring content to end users in a reliable fashion. "
target parent: POST Luxembourg
target: SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.
SynEdge is the next generation content delivery network designed for the mobile world. SynEdge has developed and operates a fast, global content delivery network with focus on mobile devices, extensive (real-time) performance reporting and security services.
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closed 10/24/2011 via BNC Analysis

Tar Heel Capital, acquired LiveChat

synopsis: Tar Heel Capital has backed a management led-buyout of LiveChat which gives the company’s founders a 60% stake. With unique chat invitation triggers and visitor behavior monitoring, LiveChat is the only chat solution on the market designed to help businesses make money, not just communicate.
buyer: Tar Heel Capital
Tar Heel Capital manages private equity funds, investing in companies to allow them to further develop, leading to institutional investment or IPO. The fund focuses on companies with large expansion capacity and projects with unique technology and knowledge. "
target parent: Naspers Ltd.
target: LiveChat
LiveChat is a real-time, live-chat software tool that helps ecommerce companies create a new sales channel with superior online support. Its products are simple to use, integrate, and customize so companies can quickly start increasing sales and monitoring website visitor behavior.
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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:$46,983.28)
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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closed 7/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired StatusPage

synopsis: Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, announced the acquisition of StatusPage, a fast-growing status and incident communication platform that enables companies to share real-time status for cloud services with external customers and internal employees
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,115.10)
Atlassian provides software development and collaboration tools to help teams conceive, plan, build and launch great products. Organizations use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools to work and deliver quality results on time and more efficiently. "
target: StatusPage
StatusPage is the leading status and incident communication platform. Thousands of customers around the world from small startups to market leaders use StatusPage to provide real-time status updates for internal and external facing cloud services.
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closed 5/18/2011 via GlobeNewswire

SPS Commerce, Inc., acquired Direct EDI, Inc.

synopsis: SPS Commerce, a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, announced it has acquired Direct EDI, a provider of cloud-based integration solutions. The acquisition strengthens SPS' position as one of the industry's largest and fastest growing providers of cloud-based supply chain solutions.
buyer: SPS Commerce, Inc. (SPSC:$263.52)
SPS Commerce is a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, providing integration, collaboration, connectivity, visibility and data analytics to thousands of customers worldwide. "
target: Direct EDI, Inc.
Direct EDI is an e-commerce solution provider connected to more than 300 retailers and 1,000’s of vendors. The company is dedicated to providing easy-to-use and affordable web-based EDI solutions that push the limits of e-commerce supply chain connectivity.
price ($mm)[EV]
$11 [$10]
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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2.2x
EV / EBITDA
11.5x
announced 7/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bambuser Ab, will acquire Viddget AB

synopsis: Bambuser, a Swedish software company that offers B2B solutions for live video, will acquire Viddget AB, a unique video chat solution in Sweden. Viddget enables companies to communicate with their customers in a more humanized and personalized manner through an easy-to-use video chat solution.
buyer: Bambuser Ab (OM:BUSER:$0.47)
Bambuser is a Swedish software company that offers B2B solutions for live video. Bambuser allows users to effortlessly create engaging experiences in any app using their developer-friendly tools and fully managed live video platform. "
target: Viddget AB
Viddget is a unique video chat solution in Sweden. Viddget enables companies to communicate with their customers in a more humanized and personalized manner through an easy-to-use video chat solution, resulting in more satisfied customers and increased sales.
price ($mm)
$0.12
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announced 2/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Sumup, will acquire Shoplo

synopsis: Shoplo announced that they are joining forces with SumUp and have entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired. SumUp is an international FinTech company, that simplifies card payment processing. Shoplo is an e-commerce hub that offers three powerful tools; online store, multichannel selling and customer support.
buyer: Sumup
SumUp is the leading mobile point-of-sale company and is set to empower the world to accept card payments. With SumUp, merchants can accept credit and debit cards, using their smartphones or tablets, in a simple, secure and cost-effective way. "
target: Shoplo
Shoplo is an e-commerce hub that offers three powerful tools; online store, multichannel selling and customer support. It allows clients to grow their brands in the palm of their hands with an online platform and also an app.
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closed 8/16/2016 via BusinessWire

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired TouchCommerce

synopsis: Leading provider of voice and language solutions, Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it has closed the acquisition of TouchCommerce, a technology partner and leader in digital customer service and engagement solutions. TouchCommerce’s customer engagement cloud platform increases eCommerce sales and improves the customer service experience.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. "
target: TouchCommerce
TouchCommerce provides market leading brands with award-winning omni-channel solutions to engage their customers on any device through online chat, guides, personalized content, and other automated tools, resulting in enhanced customer experience, increased revenue and reduced support costs.
price ($mm)
$215
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closed 4/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired Zopim

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc., a company that provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together, announced that it has acquired Zopim Technologies Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based leading provider of live chat software, to expand the chat capabilities of its customer service platform.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk is a cloud-based customer service platform. It is designed to be easy to use, easy to customize, and easy to scale. With more than 40,000 customer accounts, Zendesk is used by organizations in 140 countries to provide support in more than 40 languages. "
target: Zopim
Zopim Live Chat is an award winning web app that helps connect businesses with their website visitors. It enhances the customer service experience for visitors by being there to chat when they need help. It gives the insights businesses need and lets them see who's surfing their site in real time.
price ($mm)
$16
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announced 5/20/2011 via BusinessWire

iTrackr Systems, Inc., will acquire RespondQ, LLC

synopsis: iTrackr Systems, Inc., an e-commerce software and services company, announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to acquire its largest customer, RespondQ, LLC, a Deerfield Beach, Florida based comprehensive solutions provider for chat technology and online sales personnel.
buyer: iTrackr Systems, Inc. (IRYS:$0.00)
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers. "
target: RespondQ, LLC
RespondQ helps e-commerce companies maximize their marketing dollars by providing a new channel for sales and lead generation, Chat, in a pay-for-performance model. RespondQ provides a comprehensive Chat solution that combines software, highly-trained sales agents and a pioneered Chat sales process.
price ($mm)
$0.85
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$0
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2.0x
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closed 7/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Metaweb Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Google has bought semantic search startup Metaweb, according to recent post on the search giant’s blog. Metaweb develops both semantic data storage infrastructure for the web, and Freebase, an “open, shared database of the world’s knowledge”. Freebase is a massive, collaboratively edited database of cross-linked data.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$148,299.00)
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: Metaweb Technologies, Inc.
Metaweb helps site owners, bloggers, and developers make their sites richer and more engaging. Based in San Francisco, Metaweb Technologies was founded in 2005 to help build a smarter, more connected Internet.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Groupe OPEN, acquired Izberg

synopsis: Open, a major player in the IT and digital transformation of companies, announces the 100% acquisition of  IZBERG, a marketplace platform publisher. IZBERG provides the most advanced Marketplace platform on the market, allowing mid-size and large companies to increase their revenues, lower their costs, and offer an outstanding shopping experience.
buyer: Groupe OPEN (ENXTPA:OPN:$366.57)
Groupe Open SA is a France-based information technology service provider company that designs, produces and installs interactive information systems. It operates under three segments: Consulting, Application Engineering and Infrastructure Services. "
target: Izberg
IZBERG provides the most advanced Marketplace platform on the market, allowing mid-size and large companies to increase their revenues, lower their costs, and offer an outstanding shopping experience to their customers.
price ($mm)
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$1
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closed 6/21/2012 via BusinessWire

AppNeta, acquired Tracelytics

synopsis: AppNeta, the leading provider of end-user-centric performance management solutions for business critical applications, announced the acquisition of Tracelytics, an innovative provider of full-stack, SaaS-delivered Application Performance Management solutions. Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology.
buyer: AppNeta
AppNeta is the leader in end-user centric Performance Management solutions for business critical applications, arming network and application engineers with the 360o insight they need to rapidly anticipate, pinpoint and solve network issues before they become application problems. "
target: Tracelytics
Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology. The innovative SaaS solution provides deep, detailed visibility into Web applications, identifying where issues and bottlenecks are occurring and providing actionable data for quick problem resolution.
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closed 2/22/2008 via PR Newswire

RealNetworks, Inc., acquired Trymedia Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks has acquired substantially all of the assets of Trymedia, a pioneer in Casual Games syndication, from Santa Clara -based Macrovision. This acquisition is part of Real's strategy to build reach through syndicated distribution partnerships, and follows its acquisition of Game Trust last year.
buyer: RealNetworks, Inc. (RNWK:$134.21)
RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services. "
target parent: Macrovision Solutions Corporation
target: Trymedia Systems, Inc.
Trymedia Systems is a provider of secure digital distribution services and the operator of the world's largest distribution network for downloadable games. Trymedia's ActiveMARK technology provides top casual and core game publishers.
price ($mm)
$4.00
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire ChameleonX Technologies

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, will acquire ChameleonX, an Israel-based cybersecurity company with a unique solution to protect websites from credit card skimming and user credential theft via malicious or compromised third-party scripts.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: ChameleonX Technologies
ChameleonX is an Israel-based cybersecurity startup company, developing a unique AI-based client-side protection solution for the eCommerce, Travel, and Financial sectors to protect businesses from zero-day attacks, compromised 3rd-party resources, web vulnerabilities and malware code injections.
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announced 2/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Cars.com, will acquire DealerInspire

synopsis: Cars.com, an online car marketplace, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DealerInspire and Launch Digital Marketing (LDM). DealerInspire provides progressive dealer websites, digital retailing and messaging platform products. LDM provides digital automotive marketing services, including paid, organic, social and creative services.
buyer: Cars.com (CARS:$631.37)
Cars.com is a leading two-sided digital automotive marketplace that creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. Cars.com empowers consumers with resources and information to make informed buying decisions. They offer pricing and research tools and a large database of consumer reviews."
target: DealerInspire
DealerInspire is a technology leader that has been rapidly increasing its market share by providing progressive dealer websites, digital retailing and messaging platform products. Launch Digital Marketing provides digital automotive marketing services, including paid, social and creative services.
price ($mm)
$165
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
51.3x
closed 5/13/2013 via BusinessWire

Dyn, acquired Trendslide

synopsis: Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Infrastructure as a Service, announced that it has acquired Trendslide, a mobile dashboard app startup. The Trendslide app aggregates data from the websites and apps users already use, and presents a simple graph to give them a pulse on whether their key metrics are trending up, staying flat, or trending down.
buyer: Dyn
Incorporated in 2001, Dyn is the worldwide Internet Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader, powering Managed DNS, Traffic Management, Email Delivery & Email Reporting for more than four million enterprise, small business and personal users. "
target: Trendslide
Trendslide is a mobile dashboard solution for growing SaaS, eCommerce, and Media websites. Trendslide is perfect for executives and managers at companies where their website is your business, and you’re responsible for driving growth as a part of their business.
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closed 2/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired AddStructure

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: AddStructure
AddStructure provides state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. Applications of the technology range from review summarization to a complete conversational commerce system.
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closed 8/29/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired Influenster

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content solutions, has acquired Influenster, a product discovery and reviews platform. The acquisition combines Influenster’s engaged community of everyday consumers with Bazaarvoice’s industry-leading software and network of over 6,000 global brand and retailer websites.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: Influenster
Influenster is a product discovery and reviews platform for consumers. The platform has more than 38 million product reviews, growing by one million monthly, written by nearly six million members.
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closed 2/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired AddStructure

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: AddStructure
AddStructure provides state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. Applications of the technology range from review summarization to a complete conversational commerce system.
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closed 2/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Bazaarvoice, Inc.

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, announced that it has been acquired by entities affiliated with the global investment firm, Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice, Inc. is a provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$516 [$451]
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$206
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2.2x
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closed 4/15/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired FeedMagnet

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the network connecting brands and retailers to the authentic voices of consumers wherever they shop, announced that it has acquired FeedMagnet, a privately-owned social media curation company that enables brands to collect, curate and display consumer-generated social content on their websites and other marketing properties.
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice is a network that connects brands and retailers to the authentic voices of people where they shop. Each month, more than 400 million people view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about 70 million products in the Bazaarvoice network. "
target: FeedMagnet
FeedMagnet helps brands deliver more engaging consumer experiences and drive sales by tapping into the power of consumer-generated photos, videos and social content. The company's technology helps brands curate and display content from more than a dozen social networks.
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announced 4/9/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Viewpoints Network, will acquire PowerReviews, Inc.

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., the network connecting brands and retailers to the authentic voices of consumers wherever they shop, and Viewpoints, LLC, a consumer reviews platform, announced the companies have entered into a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) whereby Viewpoints would acquire PowerReviews, the world's largest social commerce network.
buyer: Viewpoints Network
Viewpoints is the only consumer review platform where in-market shoppers engage directly with brands and with each other to gain insights that help them discover the best products to meet their specific needs. Viewpoints has collected millions of reviews across more than 50,000 products. "
target parent: Bazaarvoice, Inc.
target: PowerReviews, Inc.
PowerReviews is the world's largest social commerce network. It helps companies tap into consumer conversations to drive better business, while providing consumers an easy way to share their insights about brands, products and services.
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closed 11/5/2012 via BNC Analysis

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired Longboard Media, Inc.

synopsis: Austin-based SaaS provider, Bazaarvoice, which powers customer review and social commerce features for brands like Best Buy, Costco, Dell and Panasonic, announced that it has acquired fast-growing eCommerce advertising network, Longboard Media.
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice, a leading social software company, assists clients in bringing the voice of the customer to the center of business strategy. "
target: Longboard Media, Inc.
Longboard Media is a leading e-commerce digital media company that enables retailers to launch and manage on-site advertising solutions and site monetization strategies.
price ($mm)
$33
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closed 6/13/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired PowerReviews, Inc.

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading social software company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of PowerReviews, Inc. Founded in 2006, PowerReviews provides a social platform that includes ratings and reviews, Q&A, loyalty, discovery, and measurement capabilities.
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice, a leading social software company, brings the voice of customers to the center of business strategy for more than 700 clients globally. Bazaarvoice helps clients create social communities on their brand websites and Facebook pages where customers can engage in conversations. "
target: PowerReviews, Inc.
PowerReviews provides a social platform that includes ratings and reviews, Q&A, loyalty, discovery, and measurement capabilities. PowerReviews has built a client base of more than 1,100 retailers, primarily small and mid-size North American retailers, as well as large retail companies.
price ($mm)
$147
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
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12.4x
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closed 2/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired AddStructure

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: AddStructure
AddStructure provides state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. Applications of the technology range from review summarization to a complete conversational commerce system.
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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:$46,983.28)
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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closed 7/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired StatusPage

synopsis: Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, announced the acquisition of StatusPage, a fast-growing status and incident communication platform that enables companies to share real-time status for cloud services with external customers and internal employees
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,115.10)
Atlassian provides software development and collaboration tools to help teams conceive, plan, build and launch great products. Organizations use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools to work and deliver quality results on time and more efficiently. "
target: StatusPage
StatusPage is the leading status and incident communication platform. Thousands of customers around the world from small startups to market leaders use StatusPage to provide real-time status updates for internal and external facing cloud services.
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closed 4/4/2011 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired AlertSite Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear Software has announced the acquisition of AlertSite Inc., a global leader in web and mobile performance management solutions. This acquisition comes on the heels of a high growth year for SmartBear with 50 percent sales growth, strong profitability, and a user community that has surpassed 100,000 users.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools that deliver quality and performance throughout the entire software quality lifecycle – enabling code quality; QA efficiency; and application performance anywhere – on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud. "
target: AlertSite Inc.
AlertSite is a global leader in Web and mobile performance management solutions that continuously improve the Web user experience. The Company’s flagship product, DéjàClick, is the only Web performance monitor that measures a user’s end-to-end website and mobile experience.
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closed 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Narvar, acquired Kronos Care

synopsis: Narvar, the pioneer in post-purchase customer engagement, announced it has acquired Kronos Care, a Paris-based startup that enables retailers and brands to increase loyalty through branded notification experiences.
buyer: Narvar
Narvar is an enterprise-grade SaaS platform. Narvar drives brand loyalty by enabling immersive post-purchase customer experiences. From order tracking, proactive communications, and seamless returns, Narvar applies machine learning across billions of interactions to make consumers' lives simpler. "
target: Kronos Care
Based in France, Kronos Care creates the best post purchase experience for online retailers by supercharging the tracking process to help them engage their customers and increase their loyalty.
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closed 3/8/2018 via PR Newswire

Nordstrom Inc., acquired MessageYes

synopsis: Nordstrom Inc., a leading fashion retailer, has announced that it has acquired MessageYes, a platform rooted in conversational commerce. MessageYes is the first platform to offer frictionless e-commerce over mobile messaging for brands looking to engage and transact directly with their customers.
buyer: Nordstrom Inc. (JWN:$15,478.00)
Nordstrom Inc. is a leading fashion retailer. Nordstrom operates 366 stores in 40 states, including 122 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 232 Nordstrom Rack stores; two Jeffrey boutiques; two clearance stores; and seven Trunk Club clubhouses. "
target: MessageYes
MessageYes' mission is to help people effortlessly discover and purchase items they love using their mobile phones. MessageYes is the first platform to offer frictionless e-commerce over mobile messaging for brands looking to engage and transact directly with their customers.
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closed 5/30/2017 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Modria

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments, announced it has acquired Modria, a company specializing in online dispute resolution (ODR) for government and commercial entities.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$910.77)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to empower the public sector to become more efficient, more accessible and more responsive to the needs of citizens. "
target: Modria
Modria provides the leading software-as-a-service platform for online dispute resolution. Securely hosted in the cloud by Modria, the platform allows customers to link together negotiation, mediation and arbitration modules to configure support for their specific dispute resolution processes.
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closed 10/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Medallia, acquired Kampyle Ltd.

synopsis: Medallia, Inc. announced that it has acquired Kampyle, Ltd., the best-of-breed software platform for capturing customer feedback on digital and mobile channels. Medallia will offer a new product solution that combines Medallia's powerful data analytics platform with Kampyle's state-of-the-art web and mobile feedback capture capabilities.
buyer: Medallia (MDLA:$356.84)
Medallia is the Customer Experience Management company that is trusted by hundreds of the world's leading brands. Medallia's Software-as-a-Service application enables companies to capture customer feedback everywhere the customer is to improve their performance. "
target: Kampyle Ltd.
Kampyle has pioneered the field of online feedback analytics, delivering websites, online retailers and companies a powerful software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to collect, analyze, measure and manage online user feedback on services, products and customer experiences.
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closed 10/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Paribus

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified banking company, has acquired the price tracking service Paribus, which helps online shoppers get automatic refunds when prices drop on items they purchased.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$22,241.00)
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Paribus
Paribus is a price tracking service that aids online shoppers in getting automatic refunds when the price drops on items they purchased. Paribus automates the process of following up on past purchases to see if shoppers could request a refund from the online retailer.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Clarus Commerce, the only company specializing in building, managing and optimizing premium loyalty programs, announced its acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Trivergance
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce is the only company solely focused on building, managing and optimizing customizable premium loyalty programs for retailers. They provide the full suite of services needed for a successful loyalty program, which includes the technology platform, client services, IT and operations.
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closed 9/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Snipp Interactive Inc., acquired Ziploop

synopsis: Snipp Interactive Inc., a global provider of digital marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Ziploop, Inc., a company that develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers.
buyer: Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSXV:SPN:$13.44)
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment. "
target: Ziploop
Ziploop, Inc. develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers. The company’s application works on various devices, including phones, tablets, and computers. Ziploop was founded in 2013 and is based in Orinda, California.
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$0.50
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closed 8/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Yotpo, acquired Swell Rewards

synopsis: Yotpo, a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content, has acquired Swell Rewards, an incentive marketing platform. Swell Rewards allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease.
buyer: Yotpo
Yotpo is a customer content marketing platform that collects and analyzes user-created content like social media posts and reviews. Yotpo allows brands to leverage social proof to increase trust and sales, cultivate loyal customer advocates, and make better decisions based on customer feedback. "
target: Swell Rewards
Swell Rewards is an incentive marketing platform that allows ecommerce companies to create highly-tailored rewards and referral programs with ease. Their SaaS-based platform helps merchants to better understand and retain their existing customers through a variety of effective marketing campaigns.
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closed 3/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, Landon Capital Partners, Trivergance, acquired Clarus Commerce

synopsis: Trivergance, in partnership with Falcon Investment Advisors and Landon Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Clarus Commerce from Norwest Venture Partners. Clarus, a leader in e-commerce and subscription commerce solutions, has developed and manages a proprietary, flexible and scalable membership and benefit management technology platform.
buyer: Falcon Investment Advisors LLC
buyer: Trivergance
buyer: Landon Capital Partners
Trivergance is a leading independent sponsor, having invested over $1 billion of third-party, institutional equity capital. Falcon is a private equity firm investsing in leading middle market companies. Landon Capital Partners is the direct private equity investment group of the Landon family. "
target parent: Norwest Venture Partners
target: Clarus Commerce
Clarus Commerce creates and markets high-value subscription websites designed to save consumers time and money. Clarus is one of the pioneers of creating free shipping and subscription-based solutions for e-commerce businesses seeking to ease consumers’ concerns about high shipping costs.
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closed 1/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Goodbox, acquired SmartPocket

synopsis: Goodbox, a startup that connects users with merchants via an instant messaging app, has acquired loyalty cards management app Smartpocket. Smartpocket was set up as a mobile technology platform that connects offline businesses to customers. It can convert a mobile device into a singular channel for all card transactions by managing loyalty cards.
buyer: Goodbox
Goodbox allows businesses to create a storefront on its app, similar to a real-world store. It enables merchants to chat with customers, upload their product/services catalog for search and discovery, take orders and accept payments. The company claims listings for about 100 categories. "
target parent: Sol Primero
target: SmartPocket
SmartPocket is a virtual wallet mobile application that digitally stores cards such as loyalty and insurance cards. It provides details related to the cards such as redeemable points, travel miles and insurance coverage. It allows users to book services and manage payments from their mobile devices.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Pendo, acquired Receptive

synopsis: Pendo, the product cloud company, has acquired Receptive Software Limited, a privately-held SaaS company based in Sheffield, U.K. Founded in 2015, Receptive is the market-leading product demand intelligence platform that helps B2B product managers and customer success teams to capture, prioritize, and report on customer feedback.
buyer: Pendo
Pendo provides a platform with powerful analytics, in-application user feedback, and contextual guidance that is designed to help companies measure and elevate the customer experience within their applications. Pendo is on a mission to improve society’s experience with software. "
target: Receptive
Founded in 2015, Receptive is the market-leading product demand intelligence platform that helps B2B product managers and customer success teams to capture, prioritize, and report on customer feedback and feature requests.
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closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ocom B.V., acquired SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.

synopsis: Ocom, the leading Internet service provider in Europe, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SynEdge, a provider of Next Generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) services, from POST Capital, the investment arm of POST Luxembourg. 
buyer: Ocom B.V.
Ocom is Europe's leading internet services company. Ocom and its subsidiaries are part of the experience of millions of internet users around the world every day. Companies trust our companies to bring content to end users in a reliable fashion. "
target parent: POST Luxembourg
target: SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.
SynEdge is the next generation content delivery network designed for the mobile world. SynEdge has developed and operates a fast, global content delivery network with focus on mobile devices, extensive (real-time) performance reporting and security services.
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closed 7/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

Livetex LLC, acquired Red Helper

synopsis: Petersburg developer of the platform for online consultations LiveTex absorbed its Moscow rival - RedHelper. Redhelper, based in Moscow, is a provider of SaaS solutions for online customer service and behavioral data analysis for e-commerce sites.
buyer: Livetex LLC
LiveTex is the first company on the Russian market that offers not just an online consulting service, but a whole set of solutions for communicating with customers: an online consultant, a call from the site and an intelligent system of involving visitors in dialogue. "
target: Red Helper
Redhelper, based in Moscow, is a provider of SaaS solutions for online customer service and behavioral data analysis for e-commerce sites.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Metaweb Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Google has bought semantic search startup Metaweb, according to recent post on the search giant’s blog. Metaweb develops both semantic data storage infrastructure for the web, and Freebase, an “open, shared database of the world’s knowledge”. Freebase is a massive, collaboratively edited database of cross-linked data.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$148,299.00)
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: Metaweb Technologies, Inc.
Metaweb helps site owners, bloggers, and developers make their sites richer and more engaging. Based in San Francisco, Metaweb Technologies was founded in 2005 to help build a smarter, more connected Internet.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BusinessWire

AppNeta, acquired Tracelytics

synopsis: AppNeta, the leading provider of end-user-centric performance management solutions for business critical applications, announced the acquisition of Tracelytics, an innovative provider of full-stack, SaaS-delivered Application Performance Management solutions. Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology.
buyer: AppNeta
AppNeta is the leader in end-user centric Performance Management solutions for business critical applications, arming network and application engineers with the 360o insight they need to rapidly anticipate, pinpoint and solve network issues before they become application problems. "
target: Tracelytics
Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology. The innovative SaaS solution provides deep, detailed visibility into Web applications, identifying where issues and bottlenecks are occurring and providing actionable data for quick problem resolution.
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announced 12/31/2016 via Company Press Release

OnApp, will acquire Virtkick, Inc.

synopsis: OnApp, a global cloud management software provider, has announced its intention to acquire Virtkick. OnApp is impressed by the way Virtkick simplifies every step of cloud hosting. Their unique fully-managed SaaS platform approach, from the user-centric interface to orchestration and billing, were especially interesting to OnApp for future projects.
buyer: OnApp
OnApp is widely regarded as the leading cloud management software platform for the service provider industry. It is a complete Infrastructure-as-a-Service solution for cloud providers, CDN providers, telcos, carriers, MSPs and enterprises. "
target parent: TechStars
target: Virtkick, Inc.
Virtkick lets independent hosting companies increase conversion rates, simplify server management and take on the biggest hosting providers. Virtkick is a SaaS cloud management panel that offers simplicity and great user experience for their customers.
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