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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

GoFundMe, will acquire YouCaring

synopsis: GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, will acquire YouCaring, a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, and more.
buyer: GoFundMe
GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising website that makes it incredibly easy for individuals to raise money online for personal causes like medical bills, volunteer trips and school tuition costs. "
target: YouCaring
YouCaring is a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, fund humanitarian efforts and more.
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announced 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Campfire, Inc., will acquire Faavo

synopsis: Campfire announced that it has agreed to acquire Faavo, an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
buyer: Campfire, Inc.
Campfire is Japan's largest cloud funding platform that lets anyone start a project with confidence. Campfire democratizes financing, and makes it easier for anyone anywhere to make their voice heard. "
target parent: Search Field inc.
target: Faavo
Faavo is an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingRobot merged with NSR Invest,

synopsis: NSR Invest and LendingRobot announced that the companies have merged to create the leading independent advisory platform for alternative lending. Lend Core LLC, the parent company of NSR Invest, acquired Algorithmic, Inc. and its asset LendingRobot.
buyer: NSR Invest
NSR Invest is an investment and analytics platform that provides access to P2P marketplaces for financial advisors, institutions, and individuals. "
target: LendingRobot
LendingRobot automates loan selection and investment in Peer Lending. It selects and submits orders in less than one second after new loans appear, thereby allowing individual investors to compete with hedge funds and institutions for the most sough-after opportunities.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

La Banque Postale, acquired KissKissBankBank & Co

synopsis: La Banque Postale has acquired 100% of KissKissBankBank & Co (the publisher of KissKissBankBank, hellomerci and LENDOPOLIS), a pioneer and a leader in the crowdfunding space in Europe.
buyer parent: Le Groupe La Poste
buyer: La Banque Postale
La Banque Postale, a subsidiary of Le Groupe La Poste, is present in the retail banking, insurance and asset management markets. As a local bank providing a public service, La Banque Postale meets the needs of everyone: private individuals, businesses, professionals and the local public sector. "
target: KissKissBankBank & Co
KissKissBankBank & Co is one of the European leaders in crowd-funding. Through its three platforms, KissKissBankBank is currently the only player in Europe to develop its services in three crowd-funding segments, thereby providing appropriate solutions for a host of personal & professional projects.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackbaud, Inc., acquired JustGiving

synopsis: Blackbaud, Inc., the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, announced it has completed its acquisition of U.K.-based JustGiving, whose online social giving platform has played a powerful role in the growth of peer-to-peer fundraising. JustGiving develops world-class technology to connect people with the causes they care about.
buyer: Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB:$807.42)
Blackbaud is the world's leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community, Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. "
target: JustGiving
U.K.-based JustGiving is the world's leading social platform for giving. As a tech-for-good company, JustGiving develops world-class technology and innovative tools to fulfill its mission to connect people with the causes they care about by making giving more simple, social and rewarding.
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$121
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Tilt

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired Tilt, a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Tilt
Tilt is a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online. In addition to helping social organizers, the company is legally certified in securing fundraisers for non-profit organizations.
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closed 10/21/2015 via Company Press Release

S-money, acquired Le Pot Commun

synopsis: S-money, an electronic payment provider and a subsidiary of Groupe BPCE, announced the acquisition of the startup LePotCommun.fr, a website for communal funding of group events such as birthday parties, baby showers and more.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: S-money
S-money is an electronic payment provider based out of France. They offer secure, instant and free mobile payment. "
target: Le Pot Commun
Le Pot Commun is a website for communal funding of group events such as birthday parties, baby showers and more. They are based in Paris, France.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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closed 3/29/2017 via PR Newswire

YouCaring, acquired GiveForward

synopsis: YouCaring, the leading free online fundraising platform, announced that it has acquired GiveForward. Since 2008, GiveForward has been a pioneer in crowdfunding medical expenses for individuals and has helped people raise nearly $200 million. Combined with YouCaring, this acquisition will expand YouCaring's fundraising and donor reach.
buyer: YouCaring
YouCaring focuses on Compassionate Crowdfunding™ and believes that no one should have to face hardship alone. Their community of worldwide donors is more than six million strong, and to date, have raised over $550 million. "
target: GiveForward
Founded in 2008, GiveForward has been a leader in medical crowdfunding. Since inception, GiveForward has raised nearly $200 million for people in need, and has empowered 270,000 people to raise money for their causes.
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closed 4/5/2017 via BusinessWire

eyeo, acquired Flattr

synopsis: eyeo, parent company of Adblock Plus, announced its acquisition of Flattr, the content-funding solution that has already paid 30,000 online content creators and publishers since it was created in 2010. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily.
buyer: eyeo
eyeo builds open-source products that sustain and grow a fair and open web, and gives users control so they have a better online experience. eyeo has offices in Cologne and Berlin, Germany. Their main product, Adblock Plus, is used by over 100 million users worldwide. "
target: Flattr
Flattr is a micropayment service, founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily to help them create more awesomeness.
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closed 12/18/2013 via New York Times

klarna AB, acquired Sofort AG

synopsis: Klarna has announced the acquisition of Sofort, a provider of online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna was founded in 2005 to create safer, simpler and more fun online shopping. It does this by letting the consumer receive the goods first and pay afterwards, while klarna assumes the credit and fraud risks on goods from the e-stores. "
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: Sofort AG
Sofort AG provides online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
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announced 4/2/2012 via Market Wire

Universal Vision Group Inc., will acquire Webteh d.o.o.

synopsis: Universal Vision Group Inc., a leading provider of prepaid cards and e-commerce software, has reached an agreement with Webteh d.o.o. and its founders whereby Webteh will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Vision Group as it expands globally. Webteh is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments.
buyer: Universal Vision Group Inc.
Universal Vision Group is a leading provider of international multi-currency pre-paid cards to both corporate users and consumers on its proprietary software that offers a complete Tier 1 pre-paid card issuer processing infrastructure. "
target: Webteh d.o.o.
Webteh ltd. is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments. Webteh performs acceptance and contracting for merchants in Montenegro as IPSP Atlasmont Bank AD.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haili Metal One, acquired Union Mobile Pay Ltd.

synopsis: Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. declared to offer shares acquiring a 91.56% stake in Union Mobile Pay. The company is a leading domestic provider of professional mobile finance and e-commerce industry chain service.
buyer: Haili Metal One (002537:$0.00)
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household electrical appliance spare parts, automobile spare parts and micro specialty motors. "
target: Union Mobile Pay Ltd.
Union Mobile Pay (UMPay) provides professional mobile payment for businesses and consumers. UMPay, a joint venture between China Mobile and China UnionPay, is the leading provider of e-commerce products and services in China specializing in financial services, payments and mobile commerce.
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$462*
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closed 6/20/2016 via Market Wire

WRIT Media Group, Inc., merged with Pelecoin

synopsis: WRIT Media Group, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of a controlling interest in private equity firm Pandora Venture Capital Corp. WRIT Media has acquired Pandora's Pelecoin digital currency, proprietary Blockchain technologies, and digital currency exchange, which wil be used to organize trade in digital currency instruments.
buyer: WRIT Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:WRIT:$0.00)
WRIT Media Group, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware on March 9, 2007 under the name of Writers’ Group Film Corp. to produce films, television programs and entertainment programs for various media formats. "
target: Pelecoin
Pelecoin's emission is based on a simple proprietary algorithm, accessible and clear to all internet users. The system generates pelecoins on every event, increasing currency's (pelecoin) worth.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., acquired Ethos.io

synopsis: Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd., a crypto asset broker, has acquired Ethos.io PTE LTD, a leading Universal Wallet & Blockchain Service Provider. Assets acquired include the Ethos Universal Wallet, a digital wallet to securely store, track, and send and receive crypto assets for free, and Ethos Bedrock, an enterprise blockchain application.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.23)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
target: Ethos.io
Ethos.io is a blockchain platform company dedicated to making it easy and safe for consumers and businesses to interact with the new economy. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
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closed 6/27/2018 via PR Newswire

Rivetz Corp., acquired DISC Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Rivetz, the leading decentralized mobile security solutions provider, announced it acquired DISC Holdings Ltd., a developer of secure mobile blockchain-based payment applications. The DISC Platform uses blockchain and distributed ledger technology to offer a more efficient, secure and cost-effective alternative to existing payment platforms.
buyer: Rivetz Corp.
Rivetz technology and services provides a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. The device plays a critical role in automating security and enabling the controls that users need to produce high assurance data. "
target: DISC Holdings Ltd.
Based in the UK, the DISC (Digital Identity Security Company) Platform architecture provides a framework for managing and transacting digital assets. Based on an innovative blockchain foundation Disc provides the model for users to interact with digital assets.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

SatSimple, acquired Polyx

synopsis: SatSimple, a provider of next generation integrated Bitcoin services in the UK, has acquired Polyx, an EU regulated crypto exchange and secure wallet provider. Polyx makes it easy to buy, sell, and accept cryptocurrency. Their platform allows users to send and receive crypto transfers worldwide and pay for online purchases using cryptocurrency.
buyer: SatSimple
SatSimple is a provider of next generation integrated Bitcoin services in the UK. SatSimple is a mobile solution that allows users to securely buy Bitcoins. The platform integrates unique innovative features that easily guides users through the process of buying and owning Bitcoins. "
target: Polyx
Polyx is an EU regulated crypto exchange and secure wallet provider. Polyx makes it easy to buy, sell, accept and store cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and more. Their platform allows users to send and receive crypto transfers worldwide and pay for online purchases using cryptocurrency.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Watch Out!, Inc., acquired BitWall

synopsis: Watch Out! Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of BitWall Co., a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency".
buyer: Watch Out!, Inc.
Watch Out!® provides immediate recall and safety notifications to consumers. The Watch Out!® platform supports mutual benefit for consumers and retailers. By keeping their consumers safe and informed, brands and businesses have enhanced channels to engage with and delight their consumers. "
target: BitWall
BitWall is a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency". BitWall pioneered bitcoin micropayments for the digital news ecosystem.
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closed 5/23/2018 via Reuters

Coinbase, acquired Paradex

synopsis: Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired Paradex, a platform that enables users to trade virtual coins directly with each other. Coinbase plans to make some enhancements to the technology and launch Paradex’s services to customers outside of the United States.
buyer: Coinbase
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Paradex
Paradex is a platform that enables users to trade virtual coins directly with each other. Paradex, which has 10 employees, is considered a decentralized exchange because it does not maintain custody of the tokens on behalf of its users but allows them to trade them through digital wallets.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

GoFundMe, will acquire YouCaring

synopsis: GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, will acquire YouCaring, a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, and more.
buyer: GoFundMe
GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising website that makes it incredibly easy for individuals to raise money online for personal causes like medical bills, volunteer trips and school tuition costs. "
target: YouCaring
YouCaring is a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, fund humanitarian efforts and more.
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closed 3/29/2017 via PR Newswire

YouCaring, acquired GiveForward

synopsis: YouCaring, the leading free online fundraising platform, announced that it has acquired GiveForward. Since 2008, GiveForward has been a pioneer in crowdfunding medical expenses for individuals and has helped people raise nearly $200 million. Combined with YouCaring, this acquisition will expand YouCaring's fundraising and donor reach.
buyer: YouCaring
YouCaring focuses on Compassionate Crowdfunding™ and believes that no one should have to face hardship alone. Their community of worldwide donors is more than six million strong, and to date, have raised over $550 million. "
target: GiveForward
Founded in 2008, GiveForward has been a leader in medical crowdfunding. Since inception, GiveForward has raised nearly $200 million for people in need, and has empowered 270,000 people to raise money for their causes.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

GoFundMe, will acquire YouCaring

synopsis: GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, will acquire YouCaring, a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, and more.
buyer: GoFundMe
GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising website that makes it incredibly easy for individuals to raise money online for personal causes like medical bills, volunteer trips and school tuition costs. "
target: YouCaring
YouCaring is a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, fund humanitarian efforts and more.
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

GoFundMe, acquired CrowdRise

synopsis: GoFundMe, the world's largest social fundraising platform, announced that it had acquired CrowdRise, the leading online fundraising platform for charities and non-profits. Going forward, CrowdRise will focus on fundraising for charity and fundraising for individuals will be directed to GoFundMe.
buyer: GoFundMe
GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising website that makes it incredibly easy for individuals to raise money online for personal causes like medical bills, volunteer trips and school tuition costs. "
target: CrowdRise
CrowdRise is the leading online fundraising platform for charities and non-profits. They have over 1 million members and 20,000 charities on the platform and CrowdRise's campaigns have raised over $500 million for non-profit organizations.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

GoFundMe, will acquire YouCaring

synopsis: GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, will acquire YouCaring, a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, and more.
buyer: GoFundMe
GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising website that makes it incredibly easy for individuals to raise money online for personal causes like medical bills, volunteer trips and school tuition costs. "
target: YouCaring
YouCaring is a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, fund humanitarian efforts and more.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

La Banque Postale, acquired KissKissBankBank & Co

synopsis: La Banque Postale has acquired 100% of KissKissBankBank & Co (the publisher of KissKissBankBank, hellomerci and LENDOPOLIS), a pioneer and a leader in the crowdfunding space in Europe.
buyer parent: Le Groupe La Poste
buyer: La Banque Postale
La Banque Postale, a subsidiary of Le Groupe La Poste, is present in the retail banking, insurance and asset management markets. As a local bank providing a public service, La Banque Postale meets the needs of everyone: private individuals, businesses, professionals and the local public sector. "
target: KissKissBankBank & Co
KissKissBankBank & Co is one of the European leaders in crowd-funding. Through its three platforms, KissKissBankBank is currently the only player in Europe to develop its services in three crowd-funding segments, thereby providing appropriate solutions for a host of personal & professional projects.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackbaud, Inc., acquired JustGiving

synopsis: Blackbaud, Inc., the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, announced it has completed its acquisition of U.K.-based JustGiving, whose online social giving platform has played a powerful role in the growth of peer-to-peer fundraising. JustGiving develops world-class technology to connect people with the causes they care about.
buyer: Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB:$807.42)
Blackbaud is the world's leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community, Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. "
target: JustGiving
U.K.-based JustGiving is the world's leading social platform for giving. As a tech-for-good company, JustGiving develops world-class technology and innovative tools to fulfill its mission to connect people with the causes they care about by making giving more simple, social and rewarding.
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$121
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Tilt

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired Tilt, a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Tilt
Tilt is a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online. In addition to helping social organizers, the company is legally certified in securing fundraisers for non-profit organizations.
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closed 10/21/2015 via Company Press Release

S-money, acquired Le Pot Commun

synopsis: S-money, an electronic payment provider and a subsidiary of Groupe BPCE, announced the acquisition of the startup LePotCommun.fr, a website for communal funding of group events such as birthday parties, baby showers and more.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: S-money
S-money is an electronic payment provider based out of France. They offer secure, instant and free mobile payment. "
target: Le Pot Commun
Le Pot Commun is a website for communal funding of group events such as birthday parties, baby showers and more. They are based in Paris, France.
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announced 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Campfire, Inc., will acquire Faavo

synopsis: Campfire announced that it has agreed to acquire Faavo, an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
buyer: Campfire, Inc.
Campfire is Japan's largest cloud funding platform that lets anyone start a project with confidence. Campfire democratizes financing, and makes it easier for anyone anywhere to make their voice heard. "
target parent: Search Field inc.
target: Faavo
Faavo is an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingRobot merged with NSR Invest,

synopsis: NSR Invest and LendingRobot announced that the companies have merged to create the leading independent advisory platform for alternative lending. Lend Core LLC, the parent company of NSR Invest, acquired Algorithmic, Inc. and its asset LendingRobot.
buyer: NSR Invest
NSR Invest is an investment and analytics platform that provides access to P2P marketplaces for financial advisors, institutions, and individuals. "
target: LendingRobot
LendingRobot automates loan selection and investment in Peer Lending. It selects and submits orders in less than one second after new loans appear, thereby allowing individual investors to compete with hedge funds and institutions for the most sough-after opportunities.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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closed 3/29/2017 via PR Newswire

YouCaring, acquired GiveForward

synopsis: YouCaring, the leading free online fundraising platform, announced that it has acquired GiveForward. Since 2008, GiveForward has been a pioneer in crowdfunding medical expenses for individuals and has helped people raise nearly $200 million. Combined with YouCaring, this acquisition will expand YouCaring's fundraising and donor reach.
buyer: YouCaring
YouCaring focuses on Compassionate Crowdfunding™ and believes that no one should have to face hardship alone. Their community of worldwide donors is more than six million strong, and to date, have raised over $550 million. "
target: GiveForward
Founded in 2008, GiveForward has been a leader in medical crowdfunding. Since inception, GiveForward has raised nearly $200 million for people in need, and has empowered 270,000 people to raise money for their causes.
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closed 4/5/2017 via BusinessWire

eyeo, acquired Flattr

synopsis: eyeo, parent company of Adblock Plus, announced its acquisition of Flattr, the content-funding solution that has already paid 30,000 online content creators and publishers since it was created in 2010. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily.
buyer: eyeo
eyeo builds open-source products that sustain and grow a fair and open web, and gives users control so they have a better online experience. eyeo has offices in Cologne and Berlin, Germany. Their main product, Adblock Plus, is used by over 100 million users worldwide. "
target: Flattr
Flattr is a micropayment service, founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily to help them create more awesomeness.
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closed 12/18/2013 via New York Times

klarna AB, acquired Sofort AG

synopsis: Klarna has announced the acquisition of Sofort, a provider of online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna was founded in 2005 to create safer, simpler and more fun online shopping. It does this by letting the consumer receive the goods first and pay afterwards, while klarna assumes the credit and fraud risks on goods from the e-stores. "
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: Sofort AG
Sofort AG provides online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
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announced 4/2/2012 via Market Wire

Universal Vision Group Inc., will acquire Webteh d.o.o.

synopsis: Universal Vision Group Inc., a leading provider of prepaid cards and e-commerce software, has reached an agreement with Webteh d.o.o. and its founders whereby Webteh will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Vision Group as it expands globally. Webteh is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments.
buyer: Universal Vision Group Inc.
Universal Vision Group is a leading provider of international multi-currency pre-paid cards to both corporate users and consumers on its proprietary software that offers a complete Tier 1 pre-paid card issuer processing infrastructure. "
target: Webteh d.o.o.
Webteh ltd. is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments. Webteh performs acceptance and contracting for merchants in Montenegro as IPSP Atlasmont Bank AD.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haili Metal One, acquired Union Mobile Pay Ltd.

synopsis: Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. declared to offer shares acquiring a 91.56% stake in Union Mobile Pay. The company is a leading domestic provider of professional mobile finance and e-commerce industry chain service.
buyer: Haili Metal One (002537:$0.00)
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household electrical appliance spare parts, automobile spare parts and micro specialty motors. "
target: Union Mobile Pay Ltd.
Union Mobile Pay (UMPay) provides professional mobile payment for businesses and consumers. UMPay, a joint venture between China Mobile and China UnionPay, is the leading provider of e-commerce products and services in China specializing in financial services, payments and mobile commerce.
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$462*
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$108
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closed 6/20/2016 via Market Wire

WRIT Media Group, Inc., merged with Pelecoin

synopsis: WRIT Media Group, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of a controlling interest in private equity firm Pandora Venture Capital Corp. WRIT Media has acquired Pandora's Pelecoin digital currency, proprietary Blockchain technologies, and digital currency exchange, which wil be used to organize trade in digital currency instruments.
buyer: WRIT Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:WRIT:$0.00)
WRIT Media Group, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware on March 9, 2007 under the name of Writers’ Group Film Corp. to produce films, television programs and entertainment programs for various media formats. "
target: Pelecoin
Pelecoin's emission is based on a simple proprietary algorithm, accessible and clear to all internet users. The system generates pelecoins on every event, increasing currency's (pelecoin) worth.
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closed 10/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., acquired Ethos.io

synopsis: Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd., a crypto asset broker, has acquired Ethos.io PTE LTD, a leading Universal Wallet & Blockchain Service Provider. Assets acquired include the Ethos Universal Wallet, a digital wallet to securely store, track, and send and receive crypto assets for free, and Ethos Bedrock, an enterprise blockchain application.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.23)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
target: Ethos.io
Ethos.io is a blockchain platform company dedicated to making it easy and safe for consumers and businesses to interact with the new economy. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
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closed 6/27/2018 via PR Newswire

Rivetz Corp., acquired DISC Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Rivetz, the leading decentralized mobile security solutions provider, announced it acquired DISC Holdings Ltd., a developer of secure mobile blockchain-based payment applications. The DISC Platform uses blockchain and distributed ledger technology to offer a more efficient, secure and cost-effective alternative to existing payment platforms.
buyer: Rivetz Corp.
Rivetz technology and services provides a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. The device plays a critical role in automating security and enabling the controls that users need to produce high assurance data. "
target: DISC Holdings Ltd.
Based in the UK, the DISC (Digital Identity Security Company) Platform architecture provides a framework for managing and transacting digital assets. Based on an innovative blockchain foundation Disc provides the model for users to interact with digital assets.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

SatSimple, acquired Polyx

synopsis: SatSimple, a provider of next generation integrated Bitcoin services in the UK, has acquired Polyx, an EU regulated crypto exchange and secure wallet provider. Polyx makes it easy to buy, sell, and accept cryptocurrency. Their platform allows users to send and receive crypto transfers worldwide and pay for online purchases using cryptocurrency.
buyer: SatSimple
SatSimple is a provider of next generation integrated Bitcoin services in the UK. SatSimple is a mobile solution that allows users to securely buy Bitcoins. The platform integrates unique innovative features that easily guides users through the process of buying and owning Bitcoins. "
target: Polyx
Polyx is an EU regulated crypto exchange and secure wallet provider. Polyx makes it easy to buy, sell, accept and store cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and more. Their platform allows users to send and receive crypto transfers worldwide and pay for online purchases using cryptocurrency.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Watch Out!, Inc., acquired BitWall

synopsis: Watch Out! Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of BitWall Co., a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency".
buyer: Watch Out!, Inc.
Watch Out!® provides immediate recall and safety notifications to consumers. The Watch Out!® platform supports mutual benefit for consumers and retailers. By keeping their consumers safe and informed, brands and businesses have enhanced channels to engage with and delight their consumers. "
target: BitWall
BitWall is a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency". BitWall pioneered bitcoin micropayments for the digital news ecosystem.
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closed 5/23/2018 via Reuters

Coinbase, acquired Paradex

synopsis: Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired Paradex, a platform that enables users to trade virtual coins directly with each other. Coinbase plans to make some enhancements to the technology and launch Paradex’s services to customers outside of the United States.
buyer: Coinbase
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Paradex
Paradex is a platform that enables users to trade virtual coins directly with each other. Paradex, which has 10 employees, is considered a decentralized exchange because it does not maintain custody of the tokens on behalf of its users but allows them to trade them through digital wallets.
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