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closed 3/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired PlayCanvas Ltd

synopsis: Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers. PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up that was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: PlayCanvas Ltd
PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up. PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology also allows developers to build and run virtual reality experiences from the browser.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BusinessWire

Lucid Sight, acquired Colyseus

synopsis: Lucid Sight, an independent game studio, has acquired Colyseus, an open-source multiplayer game engine in Brazil. Colyseus focuses on providing synchronizable data structures for realtime and turn-based games, matchmaking, and ease of usage both on the server-side and client-side. The engine is used in over 5,000 multiplayer projects each month.
buyer: Lucid Sight
Lucid Sight is an independent game studio known for developing games on the cutting-edge of technology such as VR and Blockchain. Lucid Sight has developed games across platforms such as PlayStation, iOS, Android, Oculus VR, and PC. Their titles include MLB Champions, CSC, HeroCade, and more. "
target: Colyseus
Colyseus is an open-source multiplayer game engine in Brazil. Colyseus focuses on providing synchronizable data structures for realtime and turn-based games, matchmaking, and ease of usage both on the server-side and client-side. The engine is used in over 5,000 multiplayer projects each month.
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closed 12/9/2021 via PR Newswire

UP9, acquired MockLab

synopsis: UP9, an autonomous microservice testing platform for developers, has acquired MockLab, an open source API simulator based in the UK. MockLab helps businesses to build and ship more robust systems. Their platform enables software teams to rapidly simulate APIs for faster parallel development and more comprehensive testing.
buyer: UP9
UP9 is an autonomous microservice testing platform for developers. UP9 enables microservice developers to ensure their APIs perform reliably and securely, and are production-ready. Their platform uses machine learning to help developers find problems early and get to the root cause quickly. "
target: MockLab
MockLab is an open source API simulator based in the UK. MockLab helps businesses to build and ship more robust systems. Their platform enables software teams to rapidly simulate APIs for faster parallel development and more comprehensive testing.
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Dynepic, acquired Surreal Games, LLC

synopsis: Dynepic has acquired SurrealVR, a pioneer in platform agnostic virtual reality (VR) that helped lay the groundwork for immersive collaboration in the Metaverse. Dynepic DX platform users will now be able to successfully teach, learn, and collaborate with colleagues in a 3D environment.
buyer: Dynepic
Dynepic’s DX Platform is a secure, device- and software- agnostic infrastructure with open APIs, learning management systems (LMS)/learning record stores (LRS), and a central training hub to build an open ecosystem for extended reality to power the future of multi-dimensional knowledge. "
target: Surreal Games, LLC
SurrealVR offers a drop-in Social VR Framework for content developers and HMD (head-mounted display) manufacturers so that they can make any VR experience social. SurrealVR comes with cross-platform support for avatars, voicechat, networked gameplay and physics, shopping and more.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Two Big Ears

synopsis: Facebook, an online social networking service, announced it’s acquired Two Big Ears, a company that designs immersive and interactive audio applications and tools, with a focus on mobile, virtual reality and emerging technologies.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Two Big Ears
Based in Edinburgh, Two Big Ears designs immersive and interactive audio applications and tools, with a focus on mobile, virtual reality and emerging technologies.
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announced 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Appcelerator, Inc., will acquire Particle Code Inc.

synopsis: Appcelerator®, the leading integrated mobile platform for rapidly developing native and mobile web applications using open web technologies, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Particle Code, the DEMO God 2010 award-winning mobile gaming and HTML5 development platform.
buyer: Appcelerator, Inc.
Appcelerator is the leading enterprise-grade, cross-platform development solution on the market, with over 1.6 million developers using its software to power over 30,000 cloud-connected mobile, desktop, and web applications used on 30 million devices every day. "
target: Particle Code Inc.
Particle Code is the creator of the award-winning cross-platform software development kit that automates the porting process, enabling developers to create native and HTML5 apps from a single codebase using modern object-oriented programming languages.
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closed 11/13/2014 via PR Newswire

Tapinator, Inc., acquired InAppFuel

synopsis: Tapinator, Inc. announced that it has acquired InAppFuel (IAF), a social casino company. InAppFuel powers the casino functionality for a number of application developers on mobile platforms, including Metamoki, Five-O Poker, DreamQuest Games, GameMasons, and many others.
buyer: Tapinator, Inc. (OTCPK:TAPM:$0.00)
Tapinator is a global developer and publisher of mobile games on the iOS, Google Play, and Amazon platforms. The Company focuses on operating its own titles, publishing properties where it holds substantial ownership positions, and making strategic investments into promising mobile companies. "
target: InAppFuel
InAppFuel is the first and only minigame SDK for mobile developers. They help developers boost their monetization and engagement via proven in-app minigames, including slots and scratch-offs.
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announced 1/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Animoca Brands, will acquire Fuel Powered, Inc.

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands, will acquire a 60% stake in Fuel Powered, the world's leading platform for creating unique connected experiences by combining the fun and engagement offered by mobile games.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands is a leading global developer and publisher of mobile games and e-books based on globally popular brands. Animoca Brands also publishes all-original games in a variety of categories including action, time management, RPG (role-playing games), simulation and more. "
target: Fuel Powered, Inc.
Fuel Powered is the world's leading platform for creating unique connected experiences by combining the fun and engagement offered by mobile games. Fuel Powered offers publishers the only customizable multiplayer and online SDK that continuously boosts user engagement, retention, and monetization.
price ($mm)
$0.61*
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$0
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closed 7/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Viber, acquired Nextpeer

synopsis: Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users is making its first acquisition, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It had acquired Nextpeer, a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games developers an software development kit to incorporate social gaming features into their apps.
buyer parent: Rakuten Inc.
buyer: Viber
Viber is a leading messaging, voice and video service that lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. Users can send free text messages, fun stickers, photos, videos and doodles, share locations, make free HD-quality calls and communicate with Push-To-Talk. "
target: Nextpeer
Nextpeer is a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games developers an software development kit (SDK) to incorporate social gaming features into their apps.
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$9.00
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closed 10/5/2007 via BusinessWire

Electronic Arts Inc., acquired Super Computer International, Inc.

synopsis: Electronic Arts Inc. announced the acquisition of Atlanta-based Super Computer International (SCI), a leading provider of gaming client applications and software tools for the PC. EA will purchase SCI’s technology assets and the SCI development team will join EA’s Online Technology Group.
buyer: Electronic Arts Inc. (NasdaqGS:EA:$5,629.00)
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. "
target: Super Computer International, Inc.
Super Computer International, Inc (SCI) is a well-established provider of gaming client applications, on-game display technologies, backend infrastructure and support for high speed online multiplayer video gaming.
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closed 7/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired GameSparks

synopsis: Amazon has acquired GameSparks, a Dublin and York based company that makes tools for video game developers. GameSparks targets titles hosted in Amazon’s vast cloud computing data centres, providing the basic background software to get video games online and start making money.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: GameSparks
GameSparks is a cloud-based platform for games developers to help them build the server-side features of their games and then manage their games as a service post launch. It provides developers with a single integrated tool to build server components without ever having to set up and run a server.
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closed 12/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Corona Labs Inc., acquired Game Minion

synopsis: Mobile game tool developer Corona Labs has acquired mobile cloud services startup Game Minion. Game Minion has developed a full suite of cross-platform cloud services that mobile game developers can adopt and easily insert into their games.
buyer: Corona Labs Inc.
Corona Labs is the maker of Corona SDK, the leading cross-platform mobile development framework. Corona lets developers write once and build apps for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and NOOK. "
target: Game Minion
Game Minion is a mobile cloud services startup company. Game Minion has developed a full suite of cross-platform cloud services, including multi-player gaming, push notifications, sophisticated analytics, cloud storage, leaderboards, achievements, content delivery, and social sharing.
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closed 4/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

DataBricks, acquired Cortex Labs

synopsis: Databricks has acquired San Francisco-based machine learning operations (MLOps) tech startup Cortex Labs. Cortex helps data scientists and engineering teams deploy native machine learning models in the cloud.
buyer: DataBricks
Databricks is the Data + AI company. With origins in academia and the open-source community, the company was founded in 2013 by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. Databricks combines the best of data warehouses to offer an open and unified platform for data and AI. "
target: Cortex Labs
Cortex Labs is a San Francisco-based machine learning operations (MLOps) tech startup. Cortex helps data scientists and engineering teams deploy native machine learning models in the cloud.
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closed 12/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired Opstrace, Inc.

synopsis: GitLab Inc., The DevOps Platform, announced it has acquired Opstrace, Inc., an open source observability distribution. They offer authentication, authorization, alert management, synthetics, TLS, and upgrades—all open source.
buyer: GitLab (GTLB:$221.00)
GitLab is a DevOps platform built as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle enabling Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project. "
target: Opstrace, Inc.
Opstrace, Inc. is an open source observability distribution. They offer authentication, authorization, alert management, synthetics, TLS, and upgrades—all open source.
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closed 9/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Jfrog, acquired Upswift

synopsis: JFrog Ltd., the Liquid Software company, announced the acquisition of Upswift, the creators of connected device management software for developers. Upswift.io is a scalable, cloud-based platform that delivers continuous monitoring, visibility, control, and secure, over-the-air (OTA) updates to a wide range of edge and IoT devices.
buyer: Jfrog (FROG:$175.32)
JFrog is on a “Liquid Software” mission to enable the flow of software seamlessly and securely from the developer’s keystrokes to production. The end-to-end, hybrid JFrog Platform provides the tools and visibility required by software development organizations to fully embrace the power of DevOps. "
target: Upswift
Upswift.io is a scalable, cloud-based platform that delivers continuous monitoring, visibility, control, and secure, over-the-air (OTA) updates to a wide range of edge and IoT devices.
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announced 8/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Epsagon

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire Epsagon, a modern observability company. They simplify modern cloud application development as the pioneering microservices-native Observability platform, used by Engineering leaders, Devs, and Architects to promote team knowledge of architecture and confidently scale and iterate services faster.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Epsagon
Epsagon is a modern observability company. They simplify modern cloud application development as the pioneering microservices-native Observability platform, used by Engineering leaders, Devs, and Architects to promote team knowledge of architecture and confidently scale and iterate services faster.
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closed 7/16/2021 via BusinessWire

Appfire, acquired Spartez

synopsis: Appfire, a leading provider of apps that help teams solve modern challenges with digital solutions, announced the acquisition of Spartez Software, an Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner with nearly 9,000 installations worldwide. They focus on the Atlassian and agile ecosystem and provide valuable tools and solid support.
buyer: Appfire
Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and has been a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem for more than 15 years. Appfire’s popular Artemis, Bob Swift, Innovalog, and Wittified product brands comprise the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace. "
target: Spartez
Based in Gdańsk, Poland, Spartez was founded in 2007 and is an Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner with nearly 9,000 installations worldwide. They focus on the Atlassian and agile ecosystem and provide valuable tools and solid support.
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closed 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Linc Bot

synopsis: Cloudflare, a web infrastructure and website security company, has acquired Linc, an automation platform that helps front-end developers collaborate and build powerful applications. Linc has done amazing work with Frontend Application Bundles (FABs), making dynamic backends more accessible to frontend developers.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare protects and accelerates Internet applications online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its global network, improving performance while decreasing spam and other attacks. "
target: Linc Bot
Linc is an automation platform to help front-end developers collaborate and build powerful applications. Linc has done amazing work with Frontend Application Bundles (FABs), making dynamic backends more accessible to frontend developers.
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closed 12/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, acquired API Fortress

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., the leading provider of continuous testing solutions that deliver digital confidence, announced that it has acquired API Fortress, a leading provider of modern API testing solutions for agile and DevOps teams.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: API Fortress
API Fortress is a leading provider of modern API testing solutions for agile and DevOps teams. The API Fortress platform enables customers to transform their API development processes, accelerate releases, and reduce risk in the software development lifecycle.
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closed 8/25/2020 via BusinessWire

ConsenSys, acquired Quorum Engineering

synopsis: ConsenSys, an industry-leading blockchain software company, announced the acquisition of Quorum®, an enterprise-variant of the Ethereum blockchain developed by J.P. Morgan. Quorum is an open source blockchain platform that combines the innovation of the public Ethereum community with enhancements to support enterprise needs.
buyer: ConsenSys
ConsenSys is a global blockchain company. The company builds blockchain developer tools that have been adopted across the Ethereum ecosystem. ConsenSys incubates and accelerates Ethereum startups that are launching products across a variety of industries, from finance to supply chain to law. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: Quorum Engineering
Based on Ethereum, Quorum is an open source blockchain platform that combines the innovation of the public Ethereum community with enhancements to support enterprise needs. Businesses can rely on Quorum to provide the enterprise-grade networks they need to unlock value with blockchain.
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closed 3/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired PlayCanvas Ltd

synopsis: Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers. PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up that was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: PlayCanvas Ltd
PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up. PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology also allows developers to build and run virtual reality experiences from the browser.
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closed 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Vertebrae

synopsis: Snapchat, an American multimedia messaging app, has acquired Vertebrae, a company that provides 3D & Augmented Reality (AR) commerce solutions for the world’s largest retailers. Vertebrae’s technology enables web-based 3D & AR product visualization and try-on experiences that drive measurable results.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snapchat is an American multimedia messaging app developed by Snap Inc., originally Snapchat Inc. One of the principal features of Snapchat is that pictures and messages are usually only available for a short time before they become inaccessible to their recipients. "
target: Vertebrae
Vertebrae provides 3D & Augmented Reality (AR) commerce solutions for the world’s largest retailers. Vertebrae’s technology enables web-based 3D & AR product visualization and try-on experiences that drive measurable results.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Fit Analytics GmbH

synopsis: Snap confirmed that it has acquired Fit Analytics, a startup based in Berlin that has built technology to help shoppers find the right-sized apparel and footwear from online retailers, along with a wider set of personalization tools and other analytics to help retailers figure out how to sell more overall.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Fit Analytics GmbH
Berin-based Fit Analytics uses the power of machine learning to give leading brands and retailers all the tools they need to solve sizing, sell smarter, and turn data into actionable insight. Their solutions help conquer checkout doubt and sell more clothes to the right people at the right time.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired StreetCred Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Snapchat’s parent company Snap has acquired StreetCred, a New York, NY based decentralized point-of-interest (POI) marketplace that enables the collection, verification, and distribution of fresh, accurate location data for places people care about worldwide.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: StreetCred Labs, Inc.
StreetCred is a New York, NY based decentralized point-of-interest (POI) marketplace that enables the collection, verification, and distribution of fresh, accurate location data for places people care about worldwide.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Voisey

synopsis: Snapchat, an American camera and social media company, has acquired Voisey, an app that connects singers, songwriters, artists, and producers through collaborative songwriting. The app allows users to record, publish, and share.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Voisey
Voisey is an app that connects singers, songwriters, artists, and producers through collaborative songwriting. The app allows users to record, publish, and share.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Voca.ai

synopsis: Snap Inc., a camera and social media company, has acquired Voca.ai Ltd., an enterprise voice assistant developer in Israel. Voca.ai offers AI-based voice assistants for customer support services. Their solutions are able to automate a vast amount of conversations, including outbound and inbound calls, within an array of industries.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Voca.ai
Voca.ai is an enterprise voice assistant developer in Israel. Voca.ai offers AI-based voice assistants for customer support services. Their solutions are able to automate a vast amount of conversations, including outbound and inbound calls, within an array of industries.
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$70
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closed 1/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired AI Factory, Inc.

synopsis: Snap, a camera and social media company, has acquired AI Factory, a developer of computer vision and augmented reality (AR) products with a focus on image and video recognition, analysis and processing. AI Factory aims to make lives better and help businesses to solve their toughest tasks with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: AI Factory, Inc.
AI Factory is a developer of computer vision and augmented reality (AR) products with a focus on image and video recognition, analysis and processing. AI Factory aims to make lives better and help businesses to solve their toughest tasks with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).
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announced 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Foursquare, will acquire Placed Inc.

synopsis: Foursquare, a company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence, will be acquiring Placed, the leader in location analytics. By directly measuring locations, Placed is able to index the real-world paths and behaviors of consumers.
buyer: Foursquare
Foursquare is a company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence. Millions of people use the Foursquare City Guide app, Foursquare Swarm check-in app and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. "
target parent: Snap Inc.
target: Placed Inc.
Placed is the leader in location analytics. By directly measuring locations through smartphones and leveraging big data principles, Placed is able to index the real-world paths and behaviors of consumers.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Teleport Future Technologies, Inc

synopsis: Snap, which developed Snapchat, acquired the startup Teleport Future Technologies, Inc. Teleport Future Technologies became famous due to its Teleport app which allows users to realistically change their hair color on selfies.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Teleport Future Technologies, Inc
Teleport is an app which allows users to realistically change their hair color on selfies. Edit photos automatically with Teleport - a brand new app powered by latest artificial intelligence technologies.
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$8.00
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closed 3/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired PlayCanvas Ltd

synopsis: Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers. PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up that was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: PlayCanvas Ltd
PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up. PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology also allows developers to build and run virtual reality experiences from the browser.
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closed 11/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Metamarkets

synopsis: Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has acquired Metamarkets, an ad tech startup that provides programmatic ad data-related services to marketers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Metamarkets
Metamarkets is the leading provider of interactive analytics for programmatic marketing. As an independent analytics software provider, Metamarkets gives its users the ability to see what’s happening in the media marketplaces where they operate.
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closed 6/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Placed Inc.

synopsis: Snapchat parent Snap has acquired Placed, a Seattle-based startup that operates a consumer location analytics platform. Placed measures millions of consumer locations every day from those that opt-in to share their whereabouts.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Placed Inc.
Placed is the leader in location analytics, providing clients the most complete understanding of what consumers do in the physical world – and turns that information into actionable insights.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Zenly

synopsis: Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. Snapchat has bought Zenly, an app that lets users see where their friends currently are on a map using constant GPS in the background.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Zenly
Zenly is a simple way to know what your friends and family are up to! Who’s nearby? Where’s the party? When are your friends arriving? On iOS & Android.
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closed 12/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Cimagine

synopsis: Messaging app Snapchat has acquired Cimagine Media, an augmented reality startup from Israel. They developed True Marketless Augmented Reality – technology that allows users to virtually place furniture and appliances they wish to purchase in the space of their home, on their mobile devices, at the click of a button.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Cimagine
Cimagine is the leader in commercial Augmented Reality (AR), enabling top enterprises to harness the power of AR for accelerating business. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Israel.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
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closed 12/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Flite, Inc.

synopsis: Snap, the parent company that owns Snapchat, has acquired San Francisco-based ad tech company Flite, a platform that focuses on content creation, such as tools that enable brands to create digital ads, 360-degree video ads and vertical video ads optimized for mobile.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Flite, Inc.
Flite is the world’s leading creative management platform that focuses on content creation, such as tools that enable brands to create digital ads, 360-degree video ads and vertical video ads optimized for mobile. Flite was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Snapchat, Inc., acquired Vurb

synopsis: Snapchat, a photo messaging application, has acquired Vurb, the only search app that gives suggestions and results tailored to what people love—and keeps people updated on trending topics they care about.
buyer: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snapchat is a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as "Snaps". "
target: Vurb
Vurb’s mission is to create a smarter, more connected digital world that empowers people globally to do more of what they want all in one place. Vurb is the only search app that gives suggestions and results tailored to what people love—and keeps people updated on trending topics they care about.
price ($mm)
$185
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Snapchat, Inc., acquired Seene

synopsis: Snapchat, a photo messaging application, has acquired 3D photo app maker Seene. Seene lets people capture a more life-like representation of the world around them to share in the app and online.
buyer: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snapchat is a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as "Snaps". "
target: Seene
Seene is a mobile app for taking and sharing 3D photos. Seene lets people capture a more life-like representation of the world around them to share in the app and online.
price ($mm)
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announced 3/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Snapchat, Inc., will acquire Bitstrips Inc.

synopsis: Snapchat, a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients, is acquiring Bitstrips, a company that focuses on providing interactive products that allow people to create avatars and personalized comics across multiple platforms.
buyer: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snapchat is a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as "Snaps". "
target: Bitstrips Inc.
Bitstrips focuses on providing interactive products that allow people to create avatars and personalized comics across multiple platforms. Their products include Bitstrips.com, Bitstrips for Schools, the Bitstrips mobile app, and their latest, Bitmoji.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2015 via BNC Analysis

Snapchat, Inc., acquired Looksery

synopsis: Snapchat, a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients, has acquired Looksery, a San Francisco Bay Area company founded in 2013 that specializes in face tracking, face modification and bandwith optimization technologies for real-time video.
buyer: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snapchat is a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as "Snaps". "
target: Looksery
Looksery Inc. is a San Francisco Bay Area company founded in 2013 that specializes in face tracking, face modification and bandwith optimization technologies for real-time video.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2014 via BNC Analysis

Snapchat, Inc., acquired AddLive

synopsis: Snapchat, Inc., the developers of the eponymous photo messaging application, confirmed that it has acquired software company AddLive several months ago. AddLive allows developers to easily add live video and voice to their applications.
buyer: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snapchat is a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as "Snaps". "
target: AddLive
AddLive allows developers to easily add live video and voice to their applications. The platform provides cloud infrastructure for WebRTC applications as well as support for non-WebRTC browsers and native iOS and Android applications. AddLive is built almost entirely on the emerging WebRTC standard.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Poplar, acquired Svrf, Inc.

synopsis: Poplar, a leading 3D and augmented reality (AR) creative platform in the UK, has acquired Svrf, Inc., a face filter camera app that enables anyone to create and share 3D filters on their phone. Svrf lets users record videos and take selfies so they can respond to their friends' texts with the coolest, cutest, and funniest filters.
buyer: Poplar
Poplar is a leading 3D and augmented reality (AR) creative platform in the UK. Poplar makes it easy for businesses to affordably build their own AR experience. The platform allows users to create AR face filters, image trackers, mini-games, business cards and world effects. "
target: Svrf, Inc.
Svrf is a face filter camera app that enables anyone to create and share 3D filters on their phone. Svrf lets users record videos and take selfies so they can respond to their friends' texts with the coolest, cutest, and funniest filters.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Candy Capital, acquired Blippar

synopsis: The intellectual property of Blippar, the UK-based AR startup has been acquired by one of its investors, Candy Ventures. Blippar is the world's fastest growing image recognition and augmented reality app.
buyer: Candy Capital
Based in the United Kingdom, Candy Capital is a privately-held family office established by British entrepreneur and businessman Nick Candy to manage his personal business interests and group of companies. "
target: Blippar
UK-Based, Blippar is the world's fastest growing image recognition and augmented reality app. Blippar enables users to instantaneously pull interactive digital content directly from the environment around them, their favorite publications and objects via their iOS, Android or Windows devices.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Cooliris, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc. has acquired Cooliris, Inc., a developer of photo apps. They offer Android gallery, the native photo application on Android-based phones and BeamIt, a visual messaging app.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. They operate an internet search engine that creates highly personalized experiences for their users, keeping people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Cooliris, Inc.
Cooliris is the leader in creating the world’s most beautiful messaging and media experiences for mobile and web consumers. Their Gallery app on Android is a top 10 mobile app in the U.S. They also offer BeamIt, a new visual messaging app where private messaging meets stunning photo sharing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Qualcomm Incorporated, acquired Euvision Technologies BV

synopsis: Qualcomm has acquired Euvision Technologies, a specialist in image recognition applications powered by artificial intelligence, originally spun out of the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Its first publicly released app was Impala, an app for iOS and Android that “reads” and organises photos on phone into different categories.
buyer: Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM:$36,036.00)
Qualcomm Incorporated is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. "
target: Euvision Technologies BV
Euvision Technologies BV develops a detection software for use in analyzing digital photographic and film material content. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/14/2012 via BNC Analysis

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Scalado AB

synopsis: Nokiaa, world leader in mobile communications, is to acquire Scalado, a provider of imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Scalado AB
Scalado AB provides imaging technologies, applications, and engineering services for the camera phone industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via BusinessWire

ImageQuix, acquired Capturelife

synopsis: ImageQuix and PhotoLynx, two industry leading high volume photography solutions backed by ASG, announced it has acquired Capturelife, a digital delivery and engagement solution that serves school, sports, events, attraction and resort photographers and labs.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: ImageQuix
Founded in 1997, ImageQuix has been serving the needs of professional photographers for 21 years, and is the leading provider of end-to-end workflow and ecommerce solutions in the high-volume photography industry. "
target: Capturelife
Capturelife is a digital technology platform that allows for seamless photo sharing, making it easier to share and relive personal and professional memories of life’s most important experiences.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Chroma Labs

synopsis: Twitter Inc. is acquiring Chroma Labs, a startup company that develops photo and video-editing tools. Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Chroma Labs
Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Spectral Edge

synopsis: Apple has purchased UK-based photography company Spectral Edge, an image processing start-up pursuing the perfect picture for each individual viewer of images, videos and TV content through advanced computational imaging technology. Spectral Edge's algorithm is able to enhance low-light smartphone images.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Spectral Edge
Spectral Edge is an image processing start-up pursuing the perfect picture for each individual viewer of images, videos and TV content through advanced computational imaging technology. Spectral Edge's algorithm is able to enhance low-light smartphone images.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

TikTok, acquired GeoGif

synopsis: TikTok, a leading app for short-form mobile videos, has acquired GeoGif, a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
buyer parent: Toutiao
buyer: TikTok
TikTok is a leading app for short-form mobile videos. TikTok makes it easy for people to discover and make their own awesome videos by capturing funny and memorable moments to share with the world. Users can also add special effects filters, fun stickers, music, and more. "
target: GeoGif
GeoGif is a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired Teleport Future Technologies, Inc

synopsis: Snap, which developed Snapchat, acquired the startup Teleport Future Technologies, Inc. Teleport Future Technologies became famous due to its Teleport app which allows users to realistically change their hair color on selfies.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: Teleport Future Technologies, Inc
Teleport is an app which allows users to realistically change their hair color on selfies. Edit photos automatically with Teleport - a brand new app powered by latest artificial intelligence technologies.
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Mixbook, acquired WedPics

synopsis: Mixbook, an award-winning online design tool for creating beautiful printed photo goods, has acquired WedPics, a leading photo sharing platform focused on weddings. WedPics allows couples to coordinate and manage the sharing of photos and social media of their wedding in an individualized private portal.
buyer: Mixbook
Mixbook is an online design destination that enables consumers to transform their photos into beautifully designed, one-of-a-kind photo products. Mixbook combines a seamless UX and technology expertise with stunning design, allowing consumers to create photo products that truly reflect their style. "
target: WedPics
WedPics is a leading photo sharing platform focused on weddings. WedPics allows couples to coordinate and manage the sharing of photos and social media of their wedding in an individualized private portal. The platform provides unlimited guests, unlimited downloads, filters, a custom URL, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Skype Technologies SA, acquired SWNG Technologies

synopsis: Skype will soon support a new feature called “living photos” following the news that its owner Microsoft Corp. has acquired Swing Technologies. Swing is the startup behind the popular SWNG mobile application. SWNG allows users to create and share “photo-based moments” that play a snippet of video once clicked on.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
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: SWNG Technologies
Swing’s mission is to reimagine the photograph. Its debut app, SWNG, launched in 2016 through a unique partnership with Polaroid, allows users to create interactive ‘living photos’. The result is a new visual medium to stand alongside photos and videos.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

DxO Labs SAS, acquired Nik Collection

synopsis: DxO has announced that it has acquired Nik Collection from Google and will continue development “for the benefit of the photographer community.” The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
buyer: DxO Labs SAS
For well over a decade, DxO has been developing some of the world’s most advanced image processing technologies. DxO designs and manufactures the DxO ONE, a connected, miniaturized, and pro-quality camera for iPhone and iPad. "
target parent: Google
target: Nik Collection
The Nik Collection is composed of seven desktop plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired AIMatter

synopsis: Google has announced that it has acquired AIMatter, a Belarusian startup that transforms selfies using artificial intelligence on Android and iOS apps. AIMatter was founded in 2016, and is known for its Fabby app, which allows users to edit selfies, similar to the mask function on Snapchat.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: AIMatter
AIMatter is a Belarusian startup that transforms selfies using artificial intelligence on Android and iOS apps. AIMatter was founded in 2016, and is known for its Fabby app, which allows users to edit selfies, similar to the mask function on Snapchat.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mylestoned, acquired Heirloom

synopsis: Mylestoned, a young Boston startup aiming to develop a more interactive and meaningful way of digitally memorializing the dead, has acquired the photo-scanning technology of Heirloom, a small San Francisco firm.
buyer: Mylestoned
Mylestoned is reframing death through the transformation and discovery of dynamic, meaningful, digital memories. Mylestoned is creating a digital repository for preserving memories of loved ones. "
target: Heirloom
Heirloom Technology, Inc. designs and develops mobile application that transforms photographic prints into digital images using a user's Smartphone camera. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Snapchat, Inc., acquired Seene

synopsis: Snapchat, a photo messaging application, has acquired 3D photo app maker Seene. Seene lets people capture a more life-like representation of the world around them to share in the app and online.
buyer: Snapchat, Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snapchat is a photo messaging application that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. These sent photographs and videos are known as "Snaps". "
target: Seene
Seene is a mobile app for taking and sharing 3D photos. Seene lets people capture a more life-like representation of the world around them to share in the app and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Pocket Games, Inc., acquired Kicksend Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Pocket Games announced it has executed definitive agreements to acquire Kicksend Holdings, Inc., in a transaction for stock and debt. Kicksend provides a photo printing and sharing solution to users across the world through iOS, Android and desktop applications.
buyer: Pocket Games, Inc. (OTCPK:PKGM:$0.06)
Pocket Games, Inc. is a growing partner to the video game development market offering development and testing services out of its purpose designed offices in Pune, India as well as now offering a unique distribution channel through the recently acquired Viximo platform. "
target: Kicksend Holdings, Inc.
Kicksend is a web, mobile and desktop app that provides an easy solution for printing and sending photographs. Kicksend platform is complete with social tools, multiple payment options, one click purchasing and a robust virtual currency system.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Masquerade Technologies, Inc

synopsis: Facebook Inc is acquiring Masquerade Technologies Inc, creator of the popular face-swapping app MSQRD. Masquerade Technologies has assembled together a dream-team of leading experts in the fields of machine learning, face detection and tracking, facial expression recognition, 3D-graphics and visual effects.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Masquerade Technologies, Inc
Masquerade Technologies has assembled together a dream-team of leading experts in the fields of machine learning, face detection and tracking, facial expression recognition, 3D-graphics and visual effects. Their products deliver the level of performance and quality not seen in any other products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Tautachrome, Inc, acquired PhotoSweep

synopsis: Tautachrome, Inc. has completed the acquisition of PhotoSweep, LLC. PhotoSweep is the developer and operator of a software application for mobile devices that allows each user to order prints of digital photographs on the user's mobile device to be delivered at a chosen date and location in the United States that the user may specify.
buyer: Tautachrome, Inc (:$0.00)
Tautachrome, Inc. is an Internet technology development company. The Company's top priority is developing its branded KlickZie platform which will turn smartphones into trustable imagers meaning the pictures and videos they capture can be verified as original, untampered and un-photoshopped. "
target: PhotoSweep
PhotoSweep is an app for Android and iPhone users, designed to simplify printing photographs taken from one's phone. Now customers can easily have current, up to date prints of photos without the hassle of searching through hundreds and thousands of saved photos.
price ($mm)
$0.43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Pinterest, acquired Pext

synopsis: Pinterest, a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface, has acquired Pext, an app that allows users to "instantly turns text messages into memes" by connecting them with relevant images as they communicate via text.
buyer: Pinterest (NYSE:PINS:$2,667.68)
Pinterest is a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface. Users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of other people whom they find interesting. "
target: Pext
Pext allows users to "instantly turns text messages into memes" by connecting them with relevant images as they communicate via text. They are based in Mountain View, California.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA

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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$428.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$64.23
EBIT ($mm)
($10.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
786
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Ticker: TSE:4425
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kudan
Kudan
Japan-based Kudan is accelerating the evolution of Virtuality (AR/MR/VR)* and Robotics (automobile/drone/robot) by developing industry leading computer software algorithms classified as Artificial Perception.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15
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Ticker: TWLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twilio
Twilio
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,547.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($540.08)
EBIT ($mm)
($763.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7381
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Ticker: CDRB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Code Rebel
Code Rebel is an enterprise software company that develops, licenses, and supports software designed for cross-platform enterprise security and productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: SZSE:300496
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thundersoft
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$151.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.29
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$14.31
Employees
2124
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: SNAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snap Inc.
Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,813.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($780.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($869.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3863
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Ticker: GPRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GoPro
GoPro
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests whatever they may be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,619.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$89.10
EBIT ($mm)
$60.12
Net Income ($mm)
$36.13
Employees
970
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A208710
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Biolog Device Co., Ltd.
Biolog Device Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells camera module parts for smart phones in China and internationally. It also offers wearable cameras and finger print sensors. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Hwaseong, South Korea.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$59.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.38
EBIT ($mm)
$5.08
Net Income ($mm)
$3.42
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:TNY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tinybeans
Tinybeans
Tinybeans is a mobile and web-based family photo sharing platform. Tinybeans is a modern day baby book that helps busy families to save time and stay connected. Their platform makes it easy for parents to share pregnancy and childhood pictures with the family and record their milestones.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Roku connects users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,778.39
EBITDA ($mm)
$37.84
EBIT ($mm)
($20.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1925
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Ticker: SONO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonos
Sonos
Sonos is one of the world’s leading sound experience brands. As the inventor of multi-room wireless home audio, Sonos innovation helps the world listen better by giving people access to the content they love and allowing them to control it however they choose.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,260.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.11
EBIT ($mm)
$5.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1352
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A111870
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sambon Electronics Co.,Ltd
Sambon Electronics Co.,Ltd
Sambon Electronics is a South Korean manufacturer. Sambon Electronics specializes in manufacturing headphones, earbuds and speakers. The company's mission is to connect people with sound through their high-quality and reliable products.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$27.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
59
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Ticker: GS:ADNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audience, Inc.
Audience, Inc.
Audience is the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices. Its technologies, based in auditory neuroscience, improve the mobile voice experience, as well as enhance speech-based services and audio quality for multimedia.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$148.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
329
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Ticker: OTCPK:LOGG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp. has developed a Web APP software solution providing users the ability to capture, store and live stream your memories. They are device agnostic, allowing you to use your iOS, Android solution or other wearable camera and/or sensors solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: BCOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$212.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.44
EBIT ($mm)
$9.00
Net Income ($mm)
$7.00
Employees
693
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Ticker: XPER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XPERI
XPERI
Xperi invents, develops, and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences. Xperi technologies, delivered via its brands (Adeia, DTS, HD Radio, IMAX Enhanced, TiVo), and by its startup, Perceive, make entertainment more entertaining, and smart devices smarter.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$393.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$160.52
EBIT ($mm)
$51.06
Net Income ($mm)
$36.24
Employees
700
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Ticker: ANGH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anghami Inc
Anghami Inc
Anghami, the first, most established and fastest-growing music technology platform in the Middle East and North Africa region, is the go-to destination for Arabic and International music and entertainment, creating artists, and connecting people.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$35.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
172
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