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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd, acquired We Are Colony

synopsis: Fantastec Sports Technology, a provider of OTT Video on demand to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love, has acquired UK-based We Are Colony, an award-winning OTT VOD technology company. Colony's end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
buyer: Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd
Fantastec is a blend of data analysts, designers and communication professionals inventing the future of international fan engagement. Utilizing new and emerging technologies such as OTT VOD, VR / AR and the Blockchain their mission is to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love. "
target: We Are Colony
UK-based Global OTT VOD streaming platform We Are Colony was built to empower content owners to reach and engage audiences around the world. Colony's award-winning, end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Kast, acquired Rabb.it

synopsis: Kast, the online hangout platform for friends that want to play together, watch together, and be together, has acquired Rabbit's soft intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, and design rights. Rabb.it is a California-based video-streaming website where multiple people can remotely browse and watch the same content in real-time.
buyer: Kast
Kast is an online hangout for friends that want to play together, watch together, and be together in the digital space. Their platform empowers individuals to live-share experiences, engage, and build relationships with like-minded people. "
target: Rabb.it
Rabbit, also known as Rabb.it, launched to users in 2015, and is a California-based video-streaming website where multiple people can remotely browse and watch the same content in real-time.
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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 12/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Paltalk, acquired Tinychat

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading group video chat platform, announced that it has acquired Tinychat, a popular chat platform launched in 2009 that offers text, audio and video capabilities for chatting.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Tinychat
Founded in 2009, Tinychat is a free and simple web-based chat platform that allows users to discover and meet people who share their interests as well as connect and chat with their friends.
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closed 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, acquired Camfrog

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced its acquisition of Camfrog, one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Camfrog
Camfrog is one of the most widely-recognized video chat platforms on the market today and one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
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closed 10/2/2013 via PR Web

Visicom Media, acquired Manycam LLC

synopsis: Visicom Media Inc., a world-wide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet, announced that it has acquired the assets of ManyCam LLC, a developer and distributor of virtual webcam driver software.
buyer: Visicom Media
Visicom Media Inc. is a world-wide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet. Visicom Media strives to find creative solutions to help its customers take advantage of newest technologies with maximum efficiency. Visicom Media was founded in 1996. "
target: Manycam LLC
Manycam’s software technology allows users to have the ability to utilize their webcams with multiple chat applications, such as Skype, MSN, or Youtube, all simultaneously.
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closed 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired Roposo

synopsis: Glance, India’s fastest growing and the third-largest content platform, announced the acquisition of Roposo, a Tiger Global and Bertelsmann backed short-video platform. Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
With Glance, each time a user glances at their mobile phone, the Android lock-screen service shows high-quality, short-form content that’s sure to grab attention. India-based Glance is a service that comes pre-installed on mobile phones manufactured by Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, and Vivo. "
target: Roposo
Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app. Get the best from people from all over the country all the time. India’s best app, Roposo, is free to download, and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Houseparty

synopsis: The group video chat app Houseparty has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite. Houseparty lets up to eight people join a video chat together. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Houseparty
Houseparty is a group video chat app launched in 2016. Houseparty is an app operated by San Francisco-based Life on Air Inc., which was founded by a team of Israeli entrepreneurs. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
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announced 11/28/2016 via New York Times

CNN Worldwide, will acquire Beme

synopsis: CNN has agreed to acquire the technology and talent behind Beme, the social media app built and started by YouTuber Vlogger Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett, a former vice president of engineering at Tumblr. Beme’s 12 employees will join CNN as part of the deal, the terms of which were not publicly disclosed.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: CNN Worldwide
CNN Worldwide is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; mobile applications and websites around the world; and more. "
target: Beme
Beme was intended to be a social sharing application that Co-Founder and Youtube Vlogger, Casey Neistat, described as “more authentic,” a way of putting four-second bursts of video out into the social sphere without giving users the ability to edit or tweak the content.
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$25
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announced 1/6/2011 via Company Press Release

Skype Technologies SA, will acquire Qik, Inc.

synopsis: Skype has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, Inc., a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, instantly share and preserve great moments on video from anywhere. Qik has 60 employees, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Skype Technologies SA
Skype is a communications platform provider whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video. "
target: Qik, Inc.
Qik, Inc. is a leader in the mobile video space enabling smart phone users around the world to capture special and spontaneous life moments from anywhere and instantly share those moments with friends, family and followers.
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closed 3/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Seaospa, Inc., merged with Thwapr, Inc.

synopsis: Thwapr, Inc., a mobile video sharing platform, announced that it has successfully completed a voluntary share exchange with Seaospa, Inc., a development stage company incorporated in Las Vegas, NV. In connection with this share exchange, Seaospa, Inc. plans to change its name to Thwapr, Inc.
buyer: Seaospa, Inc. (SOPAD:$0.00)
Seaospa, Inc. is a development stage company. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had generated no, or minimal, revenue from its business operations. "
target: Thwapr, Inc.
Thwapr is a mobile-to-mobile video sharing communications platform. Thwapr's mission is to provide a social mobile video sharing experience regardless of carrier or device worldwide.
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closed 4/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Loom, Inc.

synopsis: Loom has announced that they have been acquired by Dropbox. Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Loom, Inc.
Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
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announced 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, will acquire Videoconference LLC

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced is acquiring videoconference.com which provides flash based videoconferencing technology.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Videoconference LLC
Videoconference allows you to easily see, hear, and chat with people all over the world through a web page. Webcam users can broadcast streaming audio and video. No camera is required to see and hear people.
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closed 1/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Rounds

synopsis: Kik Interactive, the creator of popular chat platform Kik, announced it will unite with Rounds, the Israel-based communications platform. Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Its live communication platform makes it easier, faster and more fun to connect to friends and family.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Rounds
Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Using Rounds, friends can get together and send text messages, video chat with up to 12 participants and engage in activities while chatting.
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closed 5/20/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired SimplifyMedia

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Simplify Media, a startup that offers media sharing software. The software lets users share photos and music using programs like iTunes, iPhoto, and Windows Media Player.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
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: SimplifyMedia
Simplify Media, Inc. is a startup dedicated to making it easier for people to access and enjoy their digital music, photos and videos whenever and wherever they want. Simplify Media's software connects people directly with their content, without the hassles of synching or uploading all their files.
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closed 5/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Qualcomm Incorporated, acquired Orb Networks Inc.

synopsis: Oakland, Calif.-based media streaming startup Orb Networks has been acquired by Qualcomm. Orb had been making software to transcode and stream web videos to DLNA-capable devices, and also released its own media streamer.
buyer: Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated is an American global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, USA, the company has 157 worldwide locations. "
target: Orb Networks Inc.
Orb Networks, Inc. provides digital media streaming solutions for digital home and remote access applications to placeshift personal music, photos, videos, live television, and Internet music and video streams from home PC to TV, stereo, mobile phone, PDA, or laptop.
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closed 4/28/2015 via PR Newswire

NanoTech Entertainment, acquired UpLink.to

synopsis: NanoTech Entertainment, announced that is has completed the Acquisition of Mobile Application Developer UpLink.to. UpLink.to has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
buyer: NanoTech Entertainment (NTEK:$1.16)
NanoTech Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on all aspects of the entertainment industry. With seven technology business units, focusing on 3D, Gaming, Content, Media & IPTV, Mobile Apps, and Manufacturing, the company has a unique business model. "
target: UpLink.to
UpLink.to was founded in 2006 by Mark S. Morris. Focused on collaborative mobile application development Uplink has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
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closed 11/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Relay

synopsis: Kik Interactive, Inc., maker of chat network Kik, announced it has acquired Relay, a leading GIF messenger. Relay is the leading GIF messaging app available on the App Store and Google Play. The service allows users to communicate with a content repository of over 6.5 million GIFs, a fun and engaging form of visual content popular on the Internet.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Relay
Relay allows users to discover the newest and best visual entertainment from around the web with a beautiful and simple mobile app. Relay makes it super easy to find great GIFs, videos and images and send them (“relay” them) to other users.
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closed 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Quik.io

synopsis: Yahoo has acquired three employees from QuickIO, and QuickIO will be shutting down. Two of the employees being acquired are QuickIO, CEO and cofounder, Michael Chen, and VP of engineering, Xumin Wu. QuickIO is a free iOS app that lets one instantly stream or send videos, music, pictures and documents.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Quik.io
Quikio is a Free iOS app that lets one instantly stream or send videos, music, pictures and documents from their PC/Mac to any iPad/iPhone without the hassle of syncing or converting their files.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd, acquired We Are Colony

synopsis: Fantastec Sports Technology, a provider of OTT Video on demand to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love, has acquired UK-based We Are Colony, an award-winning OTT VOD technology company. Colony's end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
buyer: Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd
Fantastec is a blend of data analysts, designers and communication professionals inventing the future of international fan engagement. Utilizing new and emerging technologies such as OTT VOD, VR / AR and the Blockchain their mission is to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love. "
target: We Are Colony
UK-based Global OTT VOD streaming platform We Are Colony was built to empower content owners to reach and engage audiences around the world. Colony's award-winning, end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd, acquired We Are Colony

synopsis: Fantastec Sports Technology, a provider of OTT Video on demand to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love, has acquired UK-based We Are Colony, an award-winning OTT VOD technology company. Colony's end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
buyer: Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd
Fantastec is a blend of data analysts, designers and communication professionals inventing the future of international fan engagement. Utilizing new and emerging technologies such as OTT VOD, VR / AR and the Blockchain their mission is to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love. "
target: We Are Colony
UK-based Global OTT VOD streaming platform We Are Colony was built to empower content owners to reach and engage audiences around the world. Colony's award-winning, end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
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closed 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Genius Sports Group Limited, acquired Oppia Performance

synopsis: Genius Sports, a UK-based global leader in sports data technology, distribution and integrity services, acquired Oppia Performance, a Belgian streaming and performance analysis company whose innovative software-based solution is designed to help athletes and sport enthusiasts stay on top of their game and up performance levels.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Genius Sports Group Limited
Genius Sports is a UK-based global leader in sports data technology, distribution and integrity services. They work in partnership with sports leagues, federations and rights holders, providing innovative and data-driven solutions to drive revenue and bring fans and customers closer to the action. "
target: Oppia Performance
Headquartered in Belgium, Oppia Performance is a streaming and performance analysis company. Their innovative software-based solution is designed to help athletes and sport enthusiasts stay on top of their game, up performance levels, and increase support and fan-bases.
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

STATS, Inc., acquired Perform Group

synopsis: STATS has announced its acquisition of Perform, the complete sports content company in the UK. STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI. Together, the companies will combine STATS’ world-class expertise in AI with both companies’ historical archives, to create a treasure trove of sports data.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: STATS, Inc.
STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through AI to unlock the past, present and future of sports. STATS continues to speed innovation with AutoSTATS, the first-ever AI-powered technology to collect comprehensive sports data from any television broadcast. "
target parent: Access Industries
target: Perform Group
Perform is the complete sports content company in the UK. They work with media owners, rights-holders, bookmakers and professional teams to produce and distribute content that transforms how the world experiences sport through 5 brands: Opta, OptaPro, Omnisport, RunningBall and Watch&Bet.
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closed 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

MultiTV Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd, acquired Veqta

synopsis: MultiTV, a global provider of OTT platform solutions, has acquired VEQTA, India's only OTT subscription service dedicated exclusively to sports. VEQTA offers more than 6,000 hours of exclusive live and on-demand sports video content from across the world.
buyer: MultiTV Tech Solutions Pvt Ltd
MultiTV is a global provider of OTT platform solutions. MultiTV offers solutions for OTT, video advertising, monetization, and live streaming. MultiTV's Automator is an OTT video distribution solution that allows businesses to optimize the cost to quality and render the best video possible. "
target: Veqta
VEQTA is India's only OTT subscription service dedicated exclusively to sports. VEQTA offers more than 6,000 hours of exclusive live and on-demand sports video content from across the world. VEQTA features premium sports content from various sports like tennis, motorsport, football, and more.
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announced 8/8/2017 via BusinessWire

The Walt Disney Company, will acquire BAMTech, LLC

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company announced that it has agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC. Disney will acquire an additional 42% stake in BAMTech—a leader in direct-to-consumer streaming technology and marketing services, data analytics, and commerce management—from MLBAM, the interactive media & Internet company of Major League Baseball.
buyer: The Walt Disney Company (DIS:$69,570.00)
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, and consumer products and interactive media. "
target parent: Major League Baseball
target: BAMTech, LLC
BAMTech’s technology services give consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time, or location. BAMTech aspires to become the leading distributor of direct-to-consumer live entertainment and the premier provider of video streaming solutions globally.
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closed 3/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

CricHQ, acquired My Action Replay

synopsis: CricHQ, the world's largest digital platform for cricket, has acquired My Action Replay, a UK-based sports video highlight provider. Clients can get instant, action replays from their Sports and Leisure venues to delight their customers and help them improve.
buyer: CricHQ
CricHQ is the world's largest digital platform for cricket. The company has grown to be the online home for all levels of cricket around the world, making cricket even better for everyone by providing mobile enabled cricket administration, CRM and reporting, scoring, performance analytics and more. "
target: My Action Replay
My Action Replay is a UK-based sports video highlight provider. Clients can get instant, action replays from their Sports and Leisure venues to delight their customers and help them improve. Showcase a venue and engage with customers as replays are shared online and shown on big screens.
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closed 12/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Le Sports, acquired Zhangyu.tv

synopsis: Le Sports, China’s leading Internet-based eco-sports company and the subsidiary of online video company LeTV, is reported to have acquired Zhangyu.tv, one of the largest live sports platforms in China.
buyer parent: LeTV
buyer: Le Sports
Le Sports is China’s leading Internet-based eco-sports company known for its unique business model spanning event operation, content platform, smart devices, and value-added service. "
target: Zhangyu.tv
Zhangyu.tv provides live sports streaming services online. The company is based in Beijing, China.
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closed 9/30/2015 via BNC Analysis

OneUp Sports, acquired CineSport, LLC

synopsis: OneUp Sports, a leading mobile sports platform, announced the acquisition of CineSport, a leading sports digital video network. The merger integrates the CineSport video platform and programming services into OneUp’s innovative team and league fan engagement platforms.
buyer: OneUp Sports
OneUp Sports offers live-action, split-second decision making mobile sports platforms that offer a deeper and more engaging live-sports experience. OneUp's platforms brings profressional sports teams, fans and friends together like never before. "
target: CineSport, LLC
CineSport is an innovative web video syndication company that offers sports highlights on line and on-demand. CineSport provides easy-to-watch video packages. News and information sites receive localized reports from their home cities that are perfectly targeted to their users.
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announced 3/13/2014 via Reuters

Thales SA, will acquire LiveTV

synopsis: France's Thales, Europe's largest defence electronics company, said it agreed to buy U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways' LiveTV unit to strengthen its position in the high-growth in-flight entertainment business.
buyer parent: GFI Informatique SA
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Defence, Aerospace and Security markets worldwide. Thales's leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems. "
target parent: JetBlue Airways Corporation
target: LiveTV
LiveTV is a free website for live sport streams, sport videos and live score. Users can watch medium to high quality streams and discuss what they watch with fans from all over the world.
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closed 9/9/2010 via Market Wire

Metacafe, acquired Go211

synopsis: Metacafe, the first online destination solely dedicated to showcasing the best entertainment-related videos, acquired Action Sports, Inc. the parent company of the popular Go211.com, which features live webcasts of and video highlights from top action sports events around the world.
buyer: Metacafe
Metacafe is a trusted source that keeps millions of viewers plugged into their entertainment passions every day, and connect marquee brand advertisers with their target consumers via close association with the most popular entertainment content on the web. "
target: Go211
GO211 is an Action Sports community that represents athletes within Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Surfing and Bike. GO211 presents live webcasts of major alternative sports events happening around the world.
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closed 11/2/2009 via Market Wire

NeuLion Incorporated, acquired Interactive Netcasting Systems, Inc.

synopsis: NeuLion, Inc., an end-to-end IPTV service provider of live and on-demand sports, international and variety programming over the Internet, announced the closing of its acquisition of Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. The acquisition brings together unique synergies that exist between the two companies' respective sports clients.
buyer: NeuLion Incorporated (TSX:NLN:$95.32)
NeuLion is an end to end IPTV service provider that builds private broadcasting networks operating over the Internet. By using the public Internet, content can reach viewers anywhere in the world. "
target: Interactive Netcasting Systems, Inc.
Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. is a leading webcasting company, enabling enterprises and content owners to distribute and monetize online video which can help improve communications, increase efficiencies and reduce costs.
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closed 4/24/2009 via PR Newswire

NTN Buzztime, Inc., acquired iSports, Inc.

synopsis: NTN Buzztime, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has approved the asset purchase of iSports. iSports delivers cutting-edge mobile sports and entertainment content including near real-time sports scores and news, and unique interactive gameplay within its acclaimed and graphically rich user experience.
buyer: NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN:$25.31)
NTN Buzztime, Inc., a leader in interactive entertainment for 25 years, is based in Carlsbad, CA. Buzztime is distributed in-home and out-of-home across broadband platforms including online, cable TV, satellite TV and in approximately 3,750 restaurants, sports bars and pubs throughout North America."
target: iSports, Inc.
iSports is a pioneer and market leader in the category of Mobile Social Gaming, offering sports scores, gamecasting, and news alongside addictive interactive challenge games.
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2080 Media, Inc, acquired PlayON Sports

synopsis: Atlanta-based 2080 Media, Inc. announced that the Company is acquiring the assets of PlayON Sports from Turner Sports International Enterprises, Inc., effective immediately. 2080 Media is a digital media company focused on production and distribution of broadband content.
buyer: 2080 Media, Inc
2080 Media is a digital media company focused on production and distribution of broadband content. "
target parent: Time Warner, Inc.
target: PlayON Sports
PlayON Sports is a digital media company that offers a comprehensive solution for high quality, low cost production and distribution of untelevised live events via the Internet. PlayON Sports is a private company based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is owned and operated by 2080 Media.
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closed 8/31/2007 via BusinessWire

JumpTV, purchased XOS Broadband Network business unit from XOS Technologies

synopsis: XOS Technologies, Inc., today announced that it has closed the sale of the assets of its Broadband Network business unit to JumpTV Inc. The asset purchase agreement between XOS Technologies and JumpTV originally was announced on July 17, 2007.
buyer: JumpTV (:$0.00)
JumpTV is the world's leading distributor of live Internet television. JumpTV delivers full-screen news, sports and entertainment content on a real-time basis from all corners of the globe to computers, Internet-enabled TV sets, IP set-top-boxes and cell phones with browser access. "
seller: XOS Technologies
XOS Technologies, Inc. provides sports technology and media solutions to professional and collegiate teams, conferences, leagues, and athletic administrators. It offers digital video editing coaching tools, network online fan management platforms, and ticketing and donor management solutions.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Minute Media, acquired The Players' Tribune

synopsis: Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, is acquiring The Players' Tribune, a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
buyer: Minute Media
Minute Media is a leading media and technology brand focused on two main pillars—platform and content. Minute Media’s platform serves as the company’s foundation, powering its content as well as enabling the evolution of other market-leading digital media brands. "
target: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune is a new media platform that provides content written by professional athletes. Founded by former professional Major League Baseball player Derek Jeter, The Players' Tribune provides daily sports conversation and publishes first-person stories directly from athletes.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

The Players' Tribune, acquired Unscriptd

synopsis: The Players' Tribune, the first-of-its-kind athlete-led content platform, announced its acquisition of Unscriptd, the media and technology company for global athletes. Founded in 2014, Unscriptd exists to enable athletes to be better publishers through a suite of proprietary technology, content, distribution and data services.
buyer: The Players' Tribune
The Players' Tribune (TPT) is a content platform that was developed by athletes to help them connect with their fans through the power of storytelling. More than 2,000 athletes have contributed to the platform through impactful and powerful long- and short-form stories, video series and audio. "
target: Unscriptd
Unscriptd is a leading global athlete media & technology company that connects athletes to content and brands directly to fans. Unscriptd helps professional athletes to create and publish their unfiltered personal stories in short-form video format, through a proprietary publishing platform.
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closed 8/8/2018 via PR Newswire

FITE, acquired Avid AI

synopsis: Flipps Media Inc. (DBA FITE), the premium digital network for streaming live combat sports globally, announced it has acquired the sports startup Avid AI Inc. in a cash and stock transaction. Avid AI is a mobile-first community for the next generation of sports fans.
buyer: FITE
FITE is a premium digital live streaming network. With live programming from over 200 content holders across 5 continents, FITE delivers premium MMA, boxing and pro wrestling events live to close to a million registered combat sports fans. "
target: Avid AI
Avid AI is a mobile-first community for the next generation of sports fans. They apply machine learning techniques to provide its sports community with an intelligent, personalized and social experience. It has features like a chatbot that provided real-time sports news and a public chat group.
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closed 5/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Battery Ventures, acquired Stretch Internet

synopsis: CE Holdco, LLC, a portfolio company of Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Stretch Internet LLC, the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA).
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: Stretch Internet
Stretch Internet LLC, located in Gilbert, Arizona, is the #1 streaming provider in the U.S. collegiate athletic space, catering to 40% of the 1,300+ four-year schools in the major athletics organizations (NCAA and NAIA) and partnering with 32% of all collegiate conferences.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Madman Entertainment Pty. Ltd., acquired Garage Entertainment

synopsis: Madman, Australia's leading independent theatrical, home entertainment distribution and rights management company, has acquired Garage Entertainment from SurfStitch. Garage Entertainment is a company that produces and digitally distributes premium action and extreme sports long form films and TV content.
buyer: Madman Entertainment Pty. Ltd.
Madman is Australia's leading independent theatrical, home entertainment distribution and rights management company, specializing in the wholesale distribution of DVD and BLU RAY product into sales channels throughout Australia and New Zealand. "
target parent: SurfStitch Group
target: Garage Entertainment
Garage Entertainment produces and digitally distributes premium action and extreme sports long form films and TV content. It has the largest library of actions sports online with over 3,000 titles which it distributes through its own platform and dedicated TV channels.
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closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

Wexer Virtual Limited, acquired ClubVirtual International BV

synopsis: Fitness technology firm Wexer has bought Dutch-based company ClubVirtual. ClubVirtual is a Dutch company that provides a platform for virtual fitness classes in the international fitness market. Their platform is used daily by thousands of athletes in different countries, both in fitness clubs and at home (video on demand).
buyer: Wexer Virtual Limited
First launched as an ‘online health club’ in 2008, Wexer offers health clubs and other fitness facilities virtual group exercise and cycling studios. It opened its UK headquarters in London in May. "
target: ClubVirtual International BV
ClubVirtual is a Dutch company that provides a platform for virtual fitness classes in the international fitness market. Their platform is used daily by thousands of athletes in different countries, both in fitness clubs and at home (video on demand).
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

HockeyTech Canada ULC, acquired FASTHockey

synopsis: HockeyTech, the worldwide leader in hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services, announced the acquisition of FASTHockey, the world’s premier digital media partner for hockey national governing bodies, leagues, teams and events.
buyer: HockeyTech Canada ULC
HockeyTech is a worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. At HockeyTech’s core is their Hockey Player Information and Scouting System. It is the world’s largest private data repository on hockey player, team, and league information. "
target: FASTHockey
FASTHockey is the leading online destination to view live and on demand streaming video of amateur ice hockey games from across North America. The feature rich platform is frequented by scouts, recruiters, coaches, players, parents, and fans from around the world.
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