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closed 5/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kaltura, acquired Rapt Media

synopsis: Video creation and distribution company Kaltura has acquired interactive video startup Rapt Media. Rapt Media develops a system for the creation of interactive videos that allows companies to monitor and analyze user responses, for marketing, educational and human resource purposes. Their clients include eBay and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura is a New York-headquartered video creation and distribution company. Kaltura develops and markets a video creation, management, and distribution platform. Customers include Warner Brothers, HBO, Intel, Bank of America, Stanford University, and Columbia University. "
target: Rapt Media
Rapt Media is an interactive video startup. Rapt Media develops a system for the creation of interactive videos that allows companies to monitor and analyze user responses, for marketing, educational and human resource purposes. Their clients include eBay, Dell EMC and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz.
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announced 3/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NexTech AR Solutions Corp., will acquire Jolokia

synopsis: Toronto-based NexTech AR Solutions, the leader in augmented reality (AR) for eCommerce and AR learning applications, will acquire remote video training, live streaming software company Jolokia. The integration of NexTech’s AR holograms with Jolokia's Inferno platform will position it as the world's most advanced Video Learning Experience Platform.
buyer: NexTech AR Solutions Corp. (CNSX:NTAR:$18.93)
Toronto-based NexTech AR Solutions is a rapidly growing leader in the augmented reality (AR) industry. The company's ARitize platform is the first cross-solution, browser-based, web-enabled AR eCommerce option, enabling small and large eCommerce sites to integrate AR into the shopping experience. "
target: Jolokia
Jolokia is an intelligent online video service provider. The company's Inferno product is an online training and Learning Experience Platform that supports training from any device, interactive video, HD quality streaming, cognitive search and discovery, support for live video creation, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.82
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$1
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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Vidlet, Inc., acquired Vidcaster, Inc.

synopsis: Vidlet, a mobile video insights platform, acquired the Vidcaster platform. Vidcaster is a video training platform used by companies like Wix, VMware, and MIT to drive measurable training outcomes for employees, prospects, customers and distributed workforces.
buyer: Vidlet, Inc.
Vidlet is a new mobile video platform that transforms how companies capture and communicate insights with customers and employees. "
target: Vidcaster, Inc.
Vidcaster is a video training platform used by companies like Wix, VMware, and MIT to drive measurable training outcomes for employees, prospects, customers and distributed workforces.
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closed 3/24/2020 via BusinessWire

Brex, acquired CommonLounge

synopsis: Brex, the corporate card that accelerates entrepreneurs and scaling businesses, has acquired Compose Labs, a startup that powers next-generation video experiences, including the educational platform CommonLounge. Compose Labs will expand the quality and sources of Brex Ecommerce underwriting data while also building out valuable expansion products
buyer: Brex
Brex is transforming B2B payments by creating corporate cards, rewards, and travel programs that are tailored to specific industries. The company uses its technology to navigate the financial and regulatory hurdles that typically exacerbate negative banking product experiences. "
target: CommonLounge
Compose Labs is a startup that powers next-generation video experiences and is the developer of CommonLounge, an online education platform. CommonLounge 's curriculum saves time and helps users reach their goals as soon as possible with interactive videos, tutorials, real-world projects and quizzes.
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closed 2/21/2019 via PR Newswire

Powtoon Ltd., acquired Showbox

synopsis: Powtoon, the world's leading video creation platform, has acquired Showbox.com, a cloud-based video creation platform in Israel. Showbox enables Brands, Online Marketplaces and Websites to provide their communities with fully controlled, easy-to-use, video creation tools that ensure high quality results.
buyer: Powtoon Ltd.
Powtoon is a world-leading video creation platform that empowers everyone to create awesome videos with a professional look and feel. Powtoon has helped users make over 62 million videos for use in business presentations, product launches, digital and broadcast ads, explainer videos, and more. "
target: Showbox
Showbox is a cloud-based video creation platform in Israel. Showbox enables Brands, Online Marketplaces and Websites to provide their communities with fully controlled, easy-to-use, video creation tools that ensure high quality results.
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closed 12/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Cubic Corporation, acquired TeraLogics, LLC

synopsis: Cubic Corporation, a company that designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications market, announced the acquisition of TeraLogics, LLC, a leading provider of real-time Full Motion Video ISR Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination.
buyer: Cubic Corporation (CUB:$1,496.48)
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. As the parent company of two business units, Cubic’s mission is to increase situational awareness and understanding for customers. "
target: TeraLogics, LLC
TeraLogics provide a unique depth of knowledge in the integration, routing, processing, management and dissemination of real time video. Their core competencies include Enterprise video delivery, multicast content delivery, network engineering, cyber security, and Agile software development.
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$39
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closed 4/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Imagine Communications, acquired Digital Rapids

synopsis: Imagine Communications, a portfolio company of The Gores Group and a market share leader of software and networking solutions serving the global media and entertainment markets, has acquired Digital Rapids, an award-winning innovator in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications Corp., is a global leader of software and networking solutions to more than 3,000 media, broadcast, service provider, government and enterprise customers spanning 185 countries. "
target: Digital Rapids
Digital Rapids connects content to opportunity, providing market-leading solutions, technology and expertise that enable media organizations and professionals to bring video to wider audiences more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably.
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announced 4/11/2011 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., will acquire ioko365 Ltd

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a premium software and technology services provider for multi-screen video delivery, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the capital stock of ioko365 Ltd ("ioko"). ioko develops and manages digital media platforms for media & entertainment, telco and cable companies worldwide.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital is a premium provider of end-to-end video technology and services. The KIT Platform, the company's cloud-based software solution, helps enterprise, media & entertainment and network operator clients to produce, manage and deliver multi-screen social video experiences to audiences. "
target: ioko365 Ltd
ioko365 Ltd provides end-to-end managed cloud-based platform solutions for multi-screen video delivery over connected Internet Protocol devices to tier-one telco, cable, media and entertainment companies around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$91 [$91]
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$67
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$14
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7.9x
closed 4/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Episodic Inc.

synopsis: Google has acquired video arena, Episodic, Inc. Episodic is a platform for hosting "live and on-demand" video. The Episodic team will join Google and continue its work to bring a great video experience to the Web, mobile phones and IPTV devices.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$171,704.00)
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: Episodic Inc.
Episodic is the most comprehensive platform for broadcasting live and on-demand video to the web or any web-enabled device. The platform spans the video value chain, providing everything publishers and marketers need to manage, track and monetize video content.
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closed 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dura Software, acquired 6Connex, Inc.

synopsis: San Antonio holding company Dura Software has acquired 6Connex, a global software and services provider for enterprise online events. 6Connex offers a cloud-based platform that allows users to host online events, such as webinars, virtual trade shows, and e-learning courses.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software specializes in hyper-niche software products that fit narrow but mission-critical use cases for business customers. Dura buys software products from owners wanting an exit to operate with no intention to sell. Sellers know their employees, customers, and reputation will be protected. "
target: 6Connex, Inc.
6Connex is a global software and services provider for enterprise online events. 6Connex offers a cloud-based platform that allows users to host online events, such as webinars, virtual trade shows, and e-learning courses.
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closed 3/23/2011 via Market Wire

Polycom Inc., acquired Accordent Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Polycom, Inc., a global leader in unified communications, announced the acquisition of Accordent Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of video content management and delivery solutions. Polycom expects this acquisition to be neutral to earnings in 2011 and slightly accretive to earnings in 2012.
buyer: Polycom Inc. (PLCM:$1,197.80)
Polycom, Inc. is a global leader in unified communications solutions with industry-leading telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions built on open standards. "
target: Accordent Technologies, Inc.
Accordent Technologies provides Enterprise Video Management solutions that enable organizations to inform, train and engage audiences online. The Accordent Enterprise Video Management platform addresses the complete content lifecycle of all video assets regardless of source or format.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 2/22/2011 via BusinessWire

VBrick Systems, Inc., acquired Fliqz, Inc.

synopsis: Enterprise IP video leader VBrick Systems has announced it has acquired the assets of Fliqz Media Corporation, a leading provider of video solutions that enable websites, blogs and social platforms to offer dazzling video while maximizing a website’s search engine rankings.
buyer: VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick Systems is the leader in Enterprise IP Video, with over 9,000 corporate, education and government customers and 60,000 installations worldwide. VBrick solutions work over standard IP networks and the Internet to enable the creation, publishing and distribution of rich media content. "
target: Fliqz, Inc.
As the leader in full-service, plug-and-play video solutions, Fliqz is committed to providing powerful yet intuitive video solutions that can be easily customized, effortlessly deployed, and seamlessly integrated.
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announced 11/9/2018 via BusinessWire

deltatre, will acquire Massive Interactive

synopsis: Massive Interactive, Inc., the award-winning OTT software company, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Deltatre, the international leader in sports media technology services.
buyer parent: Bruin Sports Capital
buyer: deltatre
Founded in 1986, deltatre is one of the world’s leading sports media service companies. deltatre provides operational, technology and consulting services for Broadcast, Web, Results, Graphics and Sports Business Processes. "
target: Massive Interactive (OTCPK:HUGE:$11.91)
Massive builds a suite of tools that enable all media companies to deliver targeted content and personalized user experiences to specific user groups across devices, in real-time, helping accelerate growth and increase retention across the customer lifecycle.
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closed 12/20/2013 via BNC Analysis

SouthPort Lane, acquired Massive Interactive, Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Southport Lane Management, LLC has acquired a majority stake in Massive Interactive, a specialist provider of technology/design services and software in the area of IP video. The Southport acquisition will allow Massive to build on its position in the telecommunications, broadcast, hospitality and airline sectors worldwide.
buyer: SouthPort Lane
Southport Lane is a private equity firm focused on value creation. Southport Lane creates investment opportunities that yield attractive risk-adjusted returns. Founded in 2010, Southport Lane operates two distinct – but complementary – lines of business: private equity and asset management. "
target parent: Xtreme Consulting Group, Inc.
target: Massive Interactive, Pty Ltd. (OTCPK:HUGE:$11.91)
Massive is a specialist provider of technology/design services and software in the area of IP video. They provide an industry-leading suite of services to manage, productise and sell video on next-generation connected devices.
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closed 3/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

PresentAll Inc. merged with Title Consulting Services Inc.,

synopsis: Title Consulting Services, Inc. (TITL ) is pleased to announce that the company's merger with PresentAll has been finalized. PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
buyer: Title Consulting Services Inc. (TITL:$1.50)
Title Consulting Services, Inc. is an Accu Title Agency that does real estate closing, escrow services, and title insurance agency in Florida. Title Consulting Services provides real estate closing services and issues property title insurance policies that serve the real estate industry. "
target: PresentAll Inc.
PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
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closed 10/17/2011 via PR Newswire

Livecam Mobile merged with AppTech Corp,

synopsis: AppTech Corp is pleased to announce that the company is now officially operating as one with Livecam Mobile. Founded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2007, Livecam Mobile has concentrated exclusively on building mobile apps and developing a state of the art product line based upon live mobile video technologies.
buyer: AppTech Corp (APCX:$0.01)
AppTech Corp., based in The Woodlands, Texas, specializes in the worldwide marketing and distribution of mobile smartphone and web-centric applications created by independent developers around the globe. "
target: Livecam Mobile
Livecam Mobile has concentrated exclusively on building mobile apps and developing a state of the art product line based upon live mobile video technologies, which have been approved for use in Apple iOS, Android, Facebook, and Qualcomm´s BREW MP application platforms.
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closed 6/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Visual Labs, Inc., acquired FastRedaction

synopsis: Visual Labs Inc. has acquired FastRedaction from Intrinsics Imaging Inc. The purchase allows Visual Labs to provide a fully-integrated, cloud-based, and CJIS-compliant redaction solution as part of its evidence management platform. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
buyer: Visual Labs, Inc.
Visual Labs has developed software for Android smartphones and a web-based evidence management platform to provide a CJIS-compliant body camera solution. Its smartphone body camera software provides functionality as a body camera, a digital camera, an audio recorder, and a personnel locator. "
target parent: Intrinsics Imaging, Inc.
target: FastRedaction
FastRedaction is an easy-to-use, web-based software harnessing advanced artificial intelligence in a high-security cloud. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

KnowledgeVision merged with OpenExchange Communications,

synopsis: OpenExchange Inc. and KnowledgeVision Systems Incorporated, a leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology, have completed their merger into a single company, dedicated to serving live, on-demand and streaming video needs of the professional investment and financial services industries worldwide.
buyer: OpenExchange Communications
OpenExchange is a community based video exchange that enhances interaction within the financial industry. Over 2,400 sell side, buy side, and corporate issuers arrange live, direct and multipoint video meetings to deliver investment content and corporate access in a secure and efficient manner. "
target: KnowledgeVision
KnowledgeVision is the leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology. Its Knovio online video platform is used by over 350,000 users in more than 2,000 companies and campuses to create, host, share, organize, collaborate around, and measure online media and presentation content.
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announced 4/15/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Magisto

synopsis: Vimeo, an ad-free open video platform, will acquire Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users. Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Magisto
Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing. Magisto makes it easy to drive business growth with attention-grabbing videos.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Swiggy, acquired Kint.io

synopsis: Online food ordering and delivery service Swiggy has acqui-hired Kint.io, a startup which specialises in applying deep learning and computer vision for object recognition in videos.
buyer: Swiggy
Swiggy is an Indian-based company that provides a food ordering and delivery solution from the neighborhood restaurants to the urban foodie. "
target: Kint.io
Kint.io is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up that applies deep learning and computer vision for object recognition in video.
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closed 5/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kaltura, acquired Rapt Media

synopsis: Video creation and distribution company Kaltura has acquired interactive video startup Rapt Media. Rapt Media develops a system for the creation of interactive videos that allows companies to monitor and analyze user responses, for marketing, educational and human resource purposes. Their clients include eBay and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura is a New York-headquartered video creation and distribution company. Kaltura develops and markets a video creation, management, and distribution platform. Customers include Warner Brothers, HBO, Intel, Bank of America, Stanford University, and Columbia University. "
target: Rapt Media
Rapt Media is an interactive video startup. Rapt Media develops a system for the creation of interactive videos that allows companies to monitor and analyze user responses, for marketing, educational and human resource purposes. Their clients include eBay, Dell EMC and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz.
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closed 1/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kaltura, acquired newrow_

synopsis: Kaltura has acquired Newrow, a video conferencing and collaboration platform. Newrow is a leader in the virtual classroom and video-conferencing markets and is trusted by leading global enterprises and educational institutions. Through this acquisition, Kaltura expands its footprint in the Video Conferencing and Meeting Solutions markets.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura is the leading video cloud, powering the broadest range of video experiences. Kaltura’s products are used by thousands of global enterprises, media companies, service providers and educational institutions, engaging hundreds of millions of viewers at home, at work, and at school. "
target: newrow_
Newrow_ provides an interactive video platform purpose-built to engage large groups of people online. The company’s advanced collaboration and multi-streaming technology allows large groups to interact face-to-face from anywhere, on any device.
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closed 5/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kaltura, acquired Rapt Media

synopsis: Video creation and distribution company Kaltura has acquired interactive video startup Rapt Media. Rapt Media develops a system for the creation of interactive videos that allows companies to monitor and analyze user responses, for marketing, educational and human resource purposes. Their clients include eBay and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura is a New York-headquartered video creation and distribution company. Kaltura develops and markets a video creation, management, and distribution platform. Customers include Warner Brothers, HBO, Intel, Bank of America, Stanford University, and Columbia University. "
target: Rapt Media
Rapt Media is an interactive video startup. Rapt Media develops a system for the creation of interactive videos that allows companies to monitor and analyze user responses, for marketing, educational and human resource purposes. Their clients include eBay, Dell EMC and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz.
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closed 5/1/2014 via PR Web

Kaltura, acquired Tvinci

synopsis: Kaltura announced that it has acquired Tvinci, the leading global provider of Pay Over-The-Top TV services. The acquisition gives Kaltura a leadership position in the booming OTT market, and cements its role as the only pure-play video technology company to power any video experience across all markets and all channels.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura allows publishers of all sizes to easily, quickly, and cost effectively enhance their web site with video and interactive rich-media functionalities, including video management, searching, uploading, importing, editing, annotating, remixing, sharing, and advertising. "
target: Tvinci
Formed in 2007 especially for the advent of Over-the-Top TV (OTT TV), Tvinci’s award-winning platform enables its customers – TV operators, telcos and media companies – to create a personalized, social TV experience for end-users consuming premium content across devices.
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announced 7/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., will acquire Zencoder, Inc.

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for publishing and distributing professional digital media, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Zencoder, a leading cloud-based video encoding service used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform. "
target: Zencoder, Inc.
Zencoder is the leader in cloud-based video encoding, with the fastest and most widely used solution in the market. Founded in 2010, its products enable content providers to quickly deploy Internet video to virtually any Internet connected device.
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closed 5/2/2016 via PR Newswire

Vimeo, LLC., acquired VHX Corporation

synopsis: Vimeo, an operating business of IAC, announced the acquisition of VHX, a platform for premium over-the-top (OTT) subscription video channels. VHX is a video distribution platform built for everyone. They empower creators to sell their work from their websites, directly to their fans.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC.
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: VHX Corporation
VHX is a video distribution platform built for everyone. They empower creators to sell their work from their websites, directly to their fans. They have helped publishers sell films, TV shows, comedy specials, live concert footage, lectures, web series, fitness, education and more.
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closed 3/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Streamone B.V.

synopsis: 24i Media, a video app developer, is acquiring media technology provider StreamOne. StreamOne, founded in 2012, offers a suite of tools for multiplatform, multidevice publishing of videos along with an interface offering integrations with third-parties for publishers and broadcasters.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a leading vendor in Smart TV apps for all devices including mobile, Smart TV, Set-top-boxes, PC/Mac, game consoles etc., empowering broadcasters, content owners and operators with future-proof and flexible tools to create and monetize personalized TV apps. "
target: Streamone B.V.
StreamOne, founded in 2012, offers a suite of tools for multiplatform, multidevice publishing of videos along with an interface offering integrations with third-parties for publishers and broadcasters.
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announced 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Broadcast Pix, will acquire ioGates Aps

synopsis: Broadcast Pix, a company that provides tailored solutions for any live production environment, announced it intends to acquire ioGates, a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration.
buyer: Broadcast Pix
Founded in 2002, Broadcast Pix is the leader in integrated production switchers with broadcast, corporate, education, government, religious, sports, streaming, and visual radio customers in more than 110 countries. "
target: ioGates Aps
ioGates is a leading innovator in cloud-based video production with more than a decade’s experience in Web-based video management, conversion, and collaboration. They are based in Denmark.
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closed 5/1/2014 via PR Web

Kaltura, acquired Tvinci

synopsis: Kaltura announced that it has acquired Tvinci, the leading global provider of Pay Over-The-Top TV services. The acquisition gives Kaltura a leadership position in the booming OTT market, and cements its role as the only pure-play video technology company to power any video experience across all markets and all channels.
buyer: Kaltura
Kaltura allows publishers of all sizes to easily, quickly, and cost effectively enhance their web site with video and interactive rich-media functionalities, including video management, searching, uploading, importing, editing, annotating, remixing, sharing, and advertising. "
target: Tvinci
Formed in 2007 especially for the advent of Over-the-Top TV (OTT TV), Tvinci’s award-winning platform enables its customers – TV operators, telcos and media companies – to create a personalized, social TV experience for end-users consuming premium content across devices.
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announced 2/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Spotify Ltd, will acquire Anchor FM Inc.

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of concerts, festivals, and events in the Toronto area.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$9,248.83)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: Anchor FM Inc.
Anchor is the company democratizing audio by enabling anyone to easily create, distribute, and monetize a podcast. Their platform is built in pursuit of the mission to empower creators to have their voices heard and expand on audio as a creative medium.
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announced 3/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Anevia, will acquire Keepixo SAS

synopsis: Anevia, a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions, will acquire Keepixo, a French company that provides software-based and cloud-ready head-end solutions for IPTV & OTT TV. Keepixo offers a complete range of products that cover the Encoding, Packaging and Delivery functions of the OTT TV chain.
buyer: Anevia (ENXTPA:ALANV:$18.79)
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs. "
target: Keepixo SAS
Keepixo is a French company that provides software-based and cloud-ready head-end solutions for IPTV & OTT TV. Keepixo offers products that cover the Encoding, Packaging and Delivery functions of the OTT TV chain. These include live and file video transcoders, mosaic generators, and more.
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closed 2/11/2021 via BusinessWire

Liberated Syndication Inc., acquired Auxbus

synopsis: Liberated Syndication Inc. (Libsyn), a world leading podcast hosting network, has acquired Auxbus, a podcast-creation software platform. Auxbus offers a simple web-based podcast solution that allows users to plan, record and launch all in one place. Their platform helps podcasters to save time and produce professional-quality podcasts.
buyer: Liberated Syndication Inc. (OTCPK:LSYN:$25.11)
Liberated Syndication (Libsyn) is a world leading podcast hosting network. Libsyn has been providing publishers with distribution and monetization services since 2004. Their platform hosts over 5.8 million media files from more than 75,000 podcasts. "
target: Auxbus
Auxbus is a podcast-creation software platform. Auxbus offers a simple and affordable web-based podcast solution that allows users to plan, record and launch all in one place. Their platform helps podcasters to save time and produce professional-quality podcasts.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Triton Digital Media, acquired Omny Studio

synopsis: Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the acquisition of Omny Studio, the creators of the world’s most advanced podcast and on-demand audio publishing platform.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations. "
target: Omny Studio
Omny Studio is an all-in-one on-demand audio management solution that helps content creators grow their audience, reduce production costs and monetize. Their software-as-a-service enables radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
price ($mm)
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announced 12/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

DDVR, Inc., will acquire Immersive Media

synopsis: DDVR is acquiring an additional shareholding interest in Immersive Media, bringing its total interest to 66.62%. Immersive Media is principally engaged in the business of interactive media technology including 360 captures, multi-camera stitching, dynamic streaming, digital live optimization, multicamera and multi-input synchronization, and more.
buyer: DDVR, Inc.
DDVR, Inc. is an investment holding company. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in the United States. "
target: Immersive Media
Immersive Media is the pioneer and leading provider of 360°, full-motion, interactive video experiences. Immersive Media’s patented imLive Platform and full production services create high-resolution, immersive video for a variety of applications.
price ($mm)
$39*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2015 via PR Newswire

Photobucket inc, acquired Milyoni, Inc.

synopsis: Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, announced the acquisition of Milyoni, the leader in social videos and the creator of Madcards, multimedia cards designed for mobile. The Madcards technology is flexible and includes a wide variety of content options designed to maximize user engagement on mobile.
buyer: Photobucket inc
Photobucket Corporation is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images & videos per day from the web and connected digital devices."
target: Milyoni, Inc.
Milyoni is an innovative provider of social and mobile software for the media and entertainment industry. Founded in 2009, Milyoni has brought industry firsts to social commerce and entertainment with products that include Social Video, Video on Demand, and more recently Madcards.
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announced 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

ActiveVideo Networks, will acquire Avinity Systems BV

synopsis: ActiveVideo Networks announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Avinity Systems BV, bringing together the two leading providers of cloud-based interactive TV platforms and applications, and expanding the reach and availability of the Web-based user experiences that are redefining interactive television.
buyer: ActiveVideo Networks
ActiveVideo Networks provides programming and technology that infuse television with Web content and interactivity. The company's ActiveVideo Distribution Network inexpensively enables expanded programming, navigation, allowing viewers to define and share their TV experiences. "
target: Avinity Systems BV
Avinity Systems is a leading vendor of interactive TV platforms and tools enabling rich media services on existing infrastructures, without the need for new high-end set-top boxes. Its partners include Tier 1 Cable and IPTV operators as well as leading content providers.
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announced 9/3/2015 via BusinessWire

Amazon Web Services, Inc, will acquire Elemental Technlogies, Inc.

synopsis: Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon company, announced that Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, Inc., pioneers in software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. The acquisition brings together Elemental’s leading video solutions with the AWS Cloud platform.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services, now widely known as cloud computing. They provide a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries. "
target: Elemental Technlogies, Inc.
Elemental Technologies is the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery. The company pioneered the use of software-based video processing to distribute video over IP networks.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/13/2013 via PR Newswire

Verizon Digital Media Services, acquired upLynk LLC

synopsis: Verizon Digital Media Services, a division of Verizon Communications that provides a suite of robust and flexible end-to-end video solutions, has acquired upLynk, a leading technology and television cloud company that uses a single adaptive video format across all devices, which eliminates complexity and enables more agile video workflows.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services offers enterprises a suite of robust and flexible end-to-end video solutions for best-in-class TV Everywhere and superior over-the-top experiences. "
target: upLynk LLC
upLynk streams live and on demand video to all devices in a fundamentally different way. By using a single adaptive format everywhere, they reduce costs and complexity for broadcasters and premium content owners.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/6/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Azuki Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, Inc., a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Azuki Systems
Azuki Systems' next-generation TV Anywhere solution combines the power of over-the-top video with the highest quality of user experience, personalization, content protection, scalability and reliability. It also enables multiple monetization options, beyond portals and authentication services.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/27/2021 via Company Press Release

24i Media B.V., acquired Nordija A/S

synopsis: Netherlands-based 24i, the end-to-end video streaming expert, has acquired Nordija, a privately-held Danish Pay TV platform specialist. Nordija develops and markets software that lets telcos, cable tv operators, and Internet service providers deliver interactive, user-friendly television and video-on-demand experiences.
buyer parent: Amino Technologies plc
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, 24i is an innovative media technology company. 24i focuses on developing TV apps for any screen, including smart TVs, set-top boxes, gaming consoles, tablets, and mobile devices. "
target: Nordija A/S
Based in Denmark, Nordija develops and markets software that helps telcos, cable tv operators, and Internet service providers deliver a rich, interactive, and user-friendly television and video-on-demand experience.
price ($mm)
$6.44
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JW Player, acquired VUALTO

synopsis: JW Player, the leading video software and data insights platform, announced it is acquiring VUALTO, a leading provider of live and on-demand video streaming and Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions.
buyer: JW Player
JW Player is a New York based company that has developed a video player software of the same name. The player, for embedding videos onto web pages, is used by news, video-hosting companies and for self-hosted web videos "
target: VUALTO
VUALTO design, develop and deploy streaming solutions to make your online video happen. They provide cutting edge products and services which can be used individually or together for adaptable, scalable, intelligent video delivery.
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closed 7/1/2016 via PR Web

ironSource, acquired StreamRail Ltd.

synopsis: Global technology powerhouse ironSource announced the acquisition of Sequoia-backed video technology company StreamRail. StreamRail is an advanced ad serving and video player platform built from the ground up to specifically provide video publishers, advertising networks and SSP's with the highest yield monetization technology in the market.
buyer: ironSource
ironSource builds monetization, engagement, analytics and discovery tools for app developers, device manufacturers, mobile carriers and advertisers. Their comprehensive solutions help industry leading companies achieve greater business success. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: StreamRail Ltd.
StreamRail is a video player providing publishers and advertising networks superior technology to deliver and monetize video on any device, anywhere in the world. They offer the most efficient, profitable solutions to maximize the revenue potential from every video view for advertising networks.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

Viaccess-Orca Ltd., acquired Squadeo

synopsis: Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in the protection and enhancement of content services, announced that it has acquired Squadeo, a global provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry.
buyer parent: Orange S.A.
buyer: Viaccess-Orca Ltd.
As a leading global provider of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions, Viaccess-Orca is shaping the ultimate content experience. By enabling service providers to securely deliver an engaging user experience on any device, Viaccess-Orca is reinventing the entertainment landscape. "
target: Squadeo
Squadeo is a provider of secure cross-platform OTT premium video solutions for the TV industry. With Squadeo’s QuickPlayer, content providers can offer a uniform multiscreen enhanced visual experience in compliance with studio security requirements by relying on patented video scrambling technology.
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