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closed 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Communo Corp., acquired LocalSolo

synopsis: Communo announced the purchase of Vancouver-based LocalSolo, an online network for top tier freelancers. Vancouver-based LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
buyer: Communo Corp.
Communo connects people to projects and projects to people. Founded in 2017 by veteran marketing executives Ryan Gill and Chris Kneeland, it is the only sharing economy platform for marketing and advertising professionals. "
target: LocalSolo
Vancouver-based LocalSolo is an online network for top tier freelancers. LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
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closed 2/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fiverr, acquired Working Not Working

synopsis: Fiverr, the online marketplace for freelancer services has acquired Working Not Working, a talent platform which sources freelance creatives for the likes of Google, Netflix, Spotify, Droga5, and Wieden+Kennedy.
buyer: Fiverr (FVRR:$163.16)
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing. "
target: Working Not Working
Working Not Working is a curated community of the Universe’s best creations. Their mission is to eliminate the obstacles between creative people and opportunity. Trusted by over 2,000 of the world's most innovative companies to staff their creative projects with freelance and full-time talent.
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closed 1/13/2021 via PR Web

CareerGig, acquired Moonlighting

synopsis: CareerGig, a freelancer marketplace that connects employers with top tier talent, has acquired Moonlighting, a marketplace for hiring freelancers and small businesses. Moonlighting empowers people to build their own personal business and hire talented professionals. The platform also offers powerful tools for managing and growing businesses.
buyer: CareerGig
CareerGig is a freelancer marketplace that connects employers with top tier talent. CareerGig helps individuals create freelance careers, and makes life easier and more secure for companies that hire them. They also provide freelancers with insurance, financial, and other benefits. "
target: Moonlighting
Moonlighting is a marketplace for finding and hiring freelancers and small businesses. Moonlighting empowers people to build their own personal business, earn extra money and hire talented professionals. The platform also offers powerful tools for managing and growing businesses.
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closed 6/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Randstad Holding NV, acquired twago

synopsis: Randstad Holding nv announces the acquisition of twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace with more than 500,000 registered workers.On twago, individuals or companies of all sizes find the experts they need for projects, and freelancers and agencies find work and grow their businesses.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: twago
twago is the leading platform for online work in Europe. On twago, individuals or companies of all sizes find the experts they need for projects, and freelancers and agencies find work and grow their businesses. twago encourages companies to go online to find experts and collaborate on projects.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Toptal, LLC, acquired Skillbridge

synopsis: Toptal, the world’s leading network of elite freelance software engineers and designers, announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, an innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space. Skillbridge enables businesses to quickly hire top consultants, accountants, statisticians and other trusted specialists when they need them.
buyer: Toptal, LLC
Toptal is one the most innovative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley. Toptal connects thousands of elite freelance software engineers and designers from around the world to over 2,000 blue-chip enterprises to provide world-class solutions that meet the most complex and challenging requirements."
target: Skillbridge
Skillbridge is the leading online platform for elite business freelancers. Their proprietary Talent Dynamics matching technology means projects start in days, not weeks, and deliver with unparalleled reliability.
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closed 3/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

twago, acquired Adtriboo

synopsis: Twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, acquires Spanish freelance platform Adtriboo. adtriboo.com is a fully competent solution platform for generating creative content through crowd sourcing, bringing together more than 120,000 talented professionals specializing in Video, Audio, Wording and Graphic Design.
buyer: twago
twago is Europe’s leading platform for connecting clients with freelancers and agencies. Each day they help entrepreneurs, small, medium and large businesses easily find quality affordable freelancers for IT, design, writing, marketing and business projects. "
target: Adtriboo
adtriboo.com is a fully competent solution platform for generating creative content through crowd sourcing, bringing together more than 120,000 talented professionals specializing in Video, Audio, Wording and Graphic Design.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Unacademy, acquired TapChief

synopsis: Unacademy, India's largest education platform, has acquired a majority stake in TapChief, a professional networking and recruitment platform in India. TapChief empowers professionals to learn from experts and work with businesses. Their platform enables businesses to place service requests for top-tier professionals.
buyer: Unacademy
Unacademy is India's largest education platform, offering over 2,400 online lessons and specialised courses to prepare for various competitive exams. Through Unacademy's mobile app, users can attend live classes by top educators and prepare via Live Test Series, Quizzes, Practice Section, and more. "
target: TapChief
TapChief is a professional networking and recruitment platform in India. TapChief empowers professionals to interact and learn from experts, work with businesses and aggregate their personal brand online. Their platform enables businesses to place service requests for top-tier professionals.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

Adecco Group, acquired A - Star Co., Ltd.

synopsis: The Japanese subsidiary of Adecco Group, the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, has acquired Japan-based A - Star Co., Ltd. A-Star develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find short-term work.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: A - Star Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, A - Star Co., Ltd. develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find temporary and short-term work.
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closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

GoScale, acquired Indiez

synopsis: GoScale, a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation, has acquired Indiez, an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. Indiez embraces a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
buyer: GoScale
Goscale is a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation. They are building exciting products focused on Mobility, DevOps. They serve top global firms across Retail/Cloud Telephony/Ad -Tech/Logistics/Ecommerce/Sports/Insurance tech/Ed Tech. "
target: Indiez
Indiez is an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. They embrace a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
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closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

PullRequest, acquired Moonlight

synopsis: PullRequest, a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX, has acquired Moonlight, an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects.
buyer: PullRequest
PullRequest is a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX. By combining AI, professional reviewers, and tooling, they help development teams ship code faster, with improved quality and reduced development lifecycle costs over time. "
target: Moonlight
Moonlight is an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects. Companies join the membership to get access to vetted engineers and designers. Developers apply to find remote work opportunities and engage with the community.
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announced 9/18/2020 via PR Newswire

DCP Capital Partners, L.P., will acquire 51job, Inc.

synopsis: 51job, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced it has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter from DCP Capital Partners, a leader in the Greater China private equity industry, to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of the Company.
buyer: DCP Capital Partners, L.P.
DCP is a leader in the Greater China private equity industry. Over the past 27 years, the DCP team led successful and innovative investments in the region, establishing a strong investment track record across multiple economic cycles. "
target: 51job, Inc. (JOBS:$550.22)
51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development.
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$5,279 [$3,773]
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$530
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Business Talent Group, LLC, acquired Hillgate Ltd.

synopsis: Business Talent Group (BTG) announced the launch of BTG Europe with the acquisition of UK-based Hillgate, expanding BTG's international footprint. Hillgate is a talent marketplace that provides agile workforce solutions to multinational companies, with a particular focus in Life Sciences and Industrial Goods.
buyer: Business Talent Group, LLC
Business Talent Group (BTG) is the leading marketplace that connects independent management consultants, subject matter experts, and executives from top companies to solve their biggest business problems. "
target: Hillgate Ltd.
Hillgate is the premier online platform for ambitious companies to connect with elite business talent around the world. Hillgate is a talent marketplace that provides agile workforce solutions to multinational companies, with a particular focus in Life Sciences and Industrial Goods.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Haufe-Lexware GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Klaiton Advisory GmbH

synopsis: Haufe Group acquires a majority stake in KLAITON, the unique online platform that uses an intelligent matching mechanism to bring highly qualified consultants and coaches and companies together. Based in Vienna, Klaiton offers their clients the unique possibility to purchase quality-assured coaching and consulting tailored to their needs.
buyer parent: Rudolf Haufe Verlag GmBH & Co KG
buyer: Haufe-Lexware GmbH & Co. KG
Haufe-Lexware GmbH & Co. KG provides business software for self-employed persons, freelancers, and medium-sized companies. Haufe-Lexware with Intuit brings German versions of the Intuit finance programs such as Quicken, QuickSteuer and QuickBooks to the market. "
target: Klaiton Advisory GmbH
KLAITON is a unique online platform that uses an intelligent matching mechanism to bring highly qualified consultants and coaches and companies together. Based in Vienna, Klaiton offers their clients the unique possibility to purchase quality-assured coaching and consulting tailored to their needs.
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announced 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eurofirms, will acquire CornerJob

synopsis: CornerJob, a Barcelona-based gig site that operates in Spain, Italy, France and Mexico, is to be acquired by Spanish human resources firm Eurofirms.
buyer: Eurofirms
Eurofirms is the first Spanish HR company where people come first. They help companies to detect, develop and retain the talent of their human capital. Eurofirms provides analysis, recruitment, selection, assessment and follow-up of candidates. "
target: CornerJob
Headquartered in Spain, CornerJob’s mission is to help people find their ideal job and help companies find the right candidates, in the shortest possible time. They are accelerating the recruitment process thanks to a 100% mobile experience and their exclusive web version for companies.
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closed 2/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Job.com, acquired Talenting

synopsis: Job.com has acquired Talenting, a talent management technology startup. Talenting brings its proprietary full-scale, end-to-end blockchain-powered technology to the Job.com ecosystem, expanding the reach and capabilities of Job.com's platform and allowing for continued growth in the hiring and recruitment industry.
buyer: Job.com
Job.com is a digital recruitment company. Job.com uses technology and capabilities that shake up the market by bringing together a data-driven approach based on AI and machine learning with high-level human capital delivered solutions that are designed to attract and retain talent. "
target: Talenting
Talenting is a blockchain-powered talent management platform that enables disparate data from jobs, resumes, interviews, candidates, verified credentials, reviews, projects, end-to-end recruiting processes, and much more to be recorded and shared in a persistent, immutable ledger.
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announced 8/8/2013 via PR Web

Corporate Press, will acquire JobOn

synopsis: Corporate Technology Group, wholly owned subsidiary of Corporate Press, Inc. announced that it will acquire Annapolis, MD based JobOn, the leader in video enabled job application technology. JobOn essentially puts the interview first and helps managers make better, faster decisions about who to bring in for a face-to-face interview.
buyer: Corporate Press
For more than 60 years Corporate Press has been a leader and pioneer in traditional print, mailing, fulfillment, database management, variable digital print and integrated marketing. "
target: JobOn
JobOn provides a video enabled job application technology. Eliminating the paper application in which it’s difficult to distinguish applicants, JobOn essentially puts the interview first and helps managers make better, faster decisions about who to bring in for a face-to-face interview.
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closed 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Internships.com

synopsis: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, announced it has acquired Internships.com, a division of CareerArc Group LLC. The world's largest student-focused internship marketplace, Internships.com, will add 2 million registered students, 380 university relationships, and 90,000 internships from 60,000 companies to the Chegg Career Center.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg, the social education platform, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students use Chegg for homework help, course selection, note taking, textbook and e-textbook rentals and Daily deals. "
target parent: CareerArc Group
target: Internships.com
Internships.com is the world's largest student-focused internship marketplace. Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire iimjobs.com

synopsis: Info Edge, the operator of jobs site Naukri.com and real estate portal 99acres.com, has agreed to acquire Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, the company behind jobs portal iimjobs.com. iimjobs.com is focused on middle- to senior-level hiring in fields such as finance, consulting, business process outsourcing, technology, and sales and marketing.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$156.93)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: iimjobs.com
iimjobs.com is an exclusive online recruitment platform for middle and senior management positions in India. With over one million registered professionals, iimjobs.com focuses on providing premium job opportunities and an enhanced job seeking experience.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Freelancer.com, acquired ScriptLance

synopsis: Freelancer.com, the world's largest outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace, has acquired Scriptlance, Canada's largest freelance marketplace and the fifth largest in the world. Headquartered in Toronto, Scriptlance has over 360,000 enterprise and professional users.
buyer: Freelancer.com (ASX:FLN:$35.57)
With over 2.4 million registered users, Freelancer.com is the world's largest online crowdsourcing and outsourcing site for business. It is the biggest website run by any Australian company and ranked in the top 250 websites globally according to Alexa. "
target: ScriptLance
ScriptLance is a website service for outsourcing programming and design projects to freelancers worldwide. It is the world's most affordable and easy to use outsourcing service for programming jobs. Small businesses post projects and receive free quotes from freelancers within minutes.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Jobvite, acquired NXTThing RPO

synopsis: Jobvite, the leading end-to-end talent acquisition solution provider, announced it is joining forces with NXTThing RPO, a high-growth recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company. NXTThing RPO’s experience and tenure in the talent acquisition space has provided significant expertise in designing and improving client HR processes.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Jobvite
Jobvite is a leading talent acquisition company that uses a candidate-centric recruiting model, helping companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences. The Jobvite Talent Acquisition Suite combines automation and intelligence to increase recruiting speed, quality, and cost-effectiveness. "
target: NXTThing RPO
NXTThing RPO is a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company that has created differentiated recruitment services that change how companies hire talent into their organization for the past 25 years.
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closed 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Communo Corp., acquired LocalSolo

synopsis: Communo announced the purchase of Vancouver-based LocalSolo, an online network for top tier freelancers. Vancouver-based LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
buyer: Communo Corp.
Communo connects people to projects and projects to people. Founded in 2017 by veteran marketing executives Ryan Gill and Chris Kneeland, it is the only sharing economy platform for marketing and advertising professionals. "
target: LocalSolo
Vancouver-based LocalSolo is an online network for top tier freelancers. LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
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closed 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Communo Corp., acquired LocalSolo

synopsis: Communo announced the purchase of Vancouver-based LocalSolo, an online network for top tier freelancers. Vancouver-based LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
buyer: Communo Corp.
Communo connects people to projects and projects to people. Founded in 2017 by veteran marketing executives Ryan Gill and Chris Kneeland, it is the only sharing economy platform for marketing and advertising professionals. "
target: LocalSolo
Vancouver-based LocalSolo is an online network for top tier freelancers. LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
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closed 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Communo Corp., acquired LocalSolo

synopsis: Communo announced the purchase of Vancouver-based LocalSolo, an online network for top tier freelancers. Vancouver-based LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
buyer: Communo Corp.
Communo connects people to projects and projects to people. Founded in 2017 by veteran marketing executives Ryan Gill and Chris Kneeland, it is the only sharing economy platform for marketing and advertising professionals. "
target: LocalSolo
Vancouver-based LocalSolo is an online network for top tier freelancers. LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
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closed 9/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Banyan Hill Publishing, acquired AdFluence

synopsis: Banyan Hill Publishing, the premier global asset protection and investment organization founded on the ideals of self-reliance and sovereignty, has acquired AdFluence, a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands.
buyer: Banyan Hill Publishing
Founded in 1998, Banyan Hill Publishing quickly established themselves as the premier global asset protection and investment organization founded on the ideals of self-reliance and sovereignty. "
target parent: Alpha Marketing Masters
target: AdFluence
AdFluence is a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands. AdFluence matches brands to a group of influencers that best match their audience. The platform supports all types of influencers, including Instagram users, YouTube users, Facebook users, and more.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Alpha Marketing Masters, acquired AdFluence

synopsis: Alpha Marketing Masters, a digital marketing company that drives growth for SMEs, has acquired AdFluence, a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands. AdFluence matches brands to a group of influencers that best match their audience.
buyer: Alpha Marketing Masters
Alpha Marketing Masters is a digital marketing company that drives growth for SMEs. Alpha Marketing Masters specializes in full-funnel strategies utilizing unconventional tactics with proven results. They provide services for customer journey, campaign optimization, digital media, and more. "
target: AdFluence
AdFluence is a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands. AdFluence matches brands to a group of influencers that best match their audience. The platform supports all types of influencers, including Instagram users, YouTube users, Facebook users, and more.
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closed 4/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sortlist, acquired Agenturmatching

synopsis: Sortlist, the Belgian platform for connecting companies and communication agencies, has acquired its German competitor Agenturmatching. Headquartered in Munich, Agenturmatching is an agency matching platform that pairs company projects, campaigns, and brands with the best marketing fit from thousands of agencies in its database.
buyer: Sortlist
Belgium-based Sortlist is an online tool reinventing the way to find communication & marketing agency. They have built an online multi-criteria searching tool that helps marketing managers find their partners in minutes and let them focus on building communication and marketing success. "
target: Agenturmatching
Agenturmatching is Germany's leading agency matching platform. Agenturmatching finds the appropriate agency for a company's project, campaign, or brand and provides the best marketing fit from thousands of agencies—including advertising, PR, SEO, and more.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sortlist, acquired The Briefers SL

synopsis: Sortlist, an online-tool reinventing the way businesses find marketing and communication agencies, has acquired The Briefers. The Briefers is a digital tool that connects businesses that wish to create an advertising, communication or marketing project with advertising agencies and marketing companies.
buyer: Sortlist
Sortlist is an online-tool reinventing the way businesses find marketing and communication agencies. They have built an online multi-criteria searching tool that helps marketing managers find their partners in minutes and let them focus on building communication and marketing success. "
target: The Briefers SL
The Briefers is a digital tool that connects businesses that wish to create an advertising, communication or marketing project with advertising agencies and marketing companies. They offer over 700 advertising agencies and marketing companies that businesses can search for, compare, and hire.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Shiftgig, acquired BookedOut

synopsis: Mobile on-demand job marketplace Shiftgig announced that it has acquired BookedOut, a logistics platform for experiential marketing. BookedOut is a powerful cloud & mobile logistics platform that seamlessly connects experiential advertising agencies with the growing on-demand talent community and manages those engagements to campaign completion.
buyer: Shiftgig
Shiftgig is an online marketplace that connects workers with jobs. Shiftgig collects client requirements, worker skills, and real-time shift data to provide smarter and timely matches. "
target: BookedOut
BookedOut is a powerful cloud & mobile logistics platform that seamlessly connects experiential advertising agencies with the growing on-demand talent community and manages those engagements to campaign completion.
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closed 1/24/2018 via PR Newswire

Refer.com, acquired Referral Key, Inc.

synopsis: Refer.com, the world’s largest online referral network with the world’s leading referral SaaS solution, has acquired Referral Key, a referral networking platform. Referral Key has helped nearly 5 million small business professionals worldwide manage and expand their trusted referral relationships with over 37 million business connections.
buyer: Refer.com
Refer.com is the world’s largest online referral network with the world’s leading referral SaaS solution. Refer is a SaaS platform based on proven methodology that delivers an edge to its customers. They enable professional service providers and small to medium businesses to refer and be referred. "
target: Referral Key, Inc.
Referral Key is the world's largest referral networking platform, helping nearly 5 million small business professionals worldwide manage and expand their trusted referral relationships with over 37 million business connections to more effectively increase sales.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Peak Positioning Technologies Inc., acquired Jinxiaoer

synopsis: Peak Positioning Technologies Inc., a publicly traded IT Portfolio management company in Canada, has acquired Jinxiaoer, a mobile loan brokerage and commission paying platform in China. Jinxiaoer enables loan brokerage companies to earn commissions on loan leads that they generate and to receive leads from sales reps registered on the platform.
buyer: Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (TSXV:PKK:$6.12)
Peak Positioning is a publicly traded IT Portfolio management company in Canada. Peak’s subsidiaries use technology, analytics and artificial intelligence to create an ecosystem of lenders, borrowers and other participants in China’s commercial lending space. "
target: Jinxiaoer
Jinxiaoer is a mobile loan brokerage and commission paying platform in China. Jinxiaoer enables loan brokerage companies to earn commissions on loan leads that they generate that are not suited for their businesses and to receive leads from non-affiliated sales reps registered on the platform.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

GEFCO Group, acquired Chronotruck

synopsis: GEFCO Group, the European leader in finished vehicle logistics, has acquired Chronotruck, a digital platform in Europe that connects shippers and carriers. Chronotruck provides businesses with access to nearby carriers. Their platform allows businesses to ship faster and carriers to run their trucks at full capacity.
buyer: GEFCO Group
GEFCO Group is the European leader in finished vehicle logistics. GEFCO provides integrated management and optimisation logistics solutions for its industrial customers. GEFCO designs and implements value-added logistics solutions for inbound, outbound, and aftersales markets all around the world. "
target: Chronotruck
Chronotruck is a digital platform in Europe that connects shippers and carriers. Chronotruck provides businesses with access to nearby carriers and a portfolio of digitalized services. Chronotruck allows businesses to ship faster and carriers to run their trucks at full capacity.
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closed 11/26/2008 via BusinessWire

Sovereign Wealth Corp, acquired Multimedia Solutions

synopsis: Sovereign Wealth Corp. announced that it had closed a transaction in which Sovereign Wealth Corp. acquired one hundred percent of the shares in Multimedia Solutions, a leading provider of messaging solutions to mobile network operators in South Africa.
buyer: Sovereign Wealth Corp (LNCM:$9.50)
Lenco Mobile Inc. is a mobile marketing solutions company with operations in the United States and South Africa. Through its subsidiaries, Lenco Mobile Inc. owns and operates technology platforms which enable brand owners to create, keep and leverage customers in a cost effective and measurable way."
target: Multimedia Solutions
Multimedia Solutions is a leading supplier of technology and services in the rapidly growing market for SMS (Short Message Services) and MMS (Multi Media Services).
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closed 9/18/2014 via Company Press Release

persönlich Verlags AG, acquired persönlich Verlags AG

synopsis: PubliGroupe sells its participation in the "Persönlich" Verlags AG to the managing director and editor-in-chief Matthias Ackeret. The Swiss business magazine for communication "persönlich" is the leading trade magazine in Switzerland. The magazine is the official publication medium of the Swiss Marketing Association.
buyer: persönlich Verlags AG
Based in Switzerland, Persönlich is a magazine and online portal that provides daily news about the advertising, marketing and internet businesses in online services and applications. "
target parent: PubliGroupe S.A.
target: persönlich Verlags AG
Based in Switzerland, Persönlich is a magazine and online portal that provides daily news about the advertising, marketing and internet businesses in online services and applications.
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closed 6/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Badgeville, acquired Gamification.org

synopsis: Badgeville announced the acquisition of the Gamification.org Community from Gamify. Gamification.org is the number one resource and community for gamification news and best practices. The Gamification.org community also includes the Gamification handle on popular social networks including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google+.
buyer: Badgeville
Badgeville, The Behavior Platform, is the leading provider of gamification and social engagement solutions for world-class businesses, enabling companies in virtually every industry to influence and measure user behavior. "
target parent: Gamify, Inc.
target: Gamification.org
Gamification.org is a wiki created to push the concept of Gamification to the next level with open discussion and collaboration. Their goal is for Gamification.org to be the leading resource for Gamification & Game Mechanics.
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closed 6/27/2006 via BNC Analysis

AffiliateFuture, acquired AffiliateAnnouncement

synopsis: Internet Business Group plc, the AIM listed performance advertising and e-commerce company, is pleased to announce IBG has acquired AffiliateAnnouncement.com for a consideration of $80,000.
buyer parent: Internet Business Group plc
buyer: AffiliateFuture
AffiliateFuture works by allowing Merchants to advertise on your site, and pays you monthly when these adverts generate visits, leads or sales. "
target: AffiliateAnnouncement
Established in the year 2000, AffiliateAnnouncement™ has proven itself over the years to be the webs most comprehensive full service affiliate directory submission company.
price ($mm)
$0.08
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closed 4/27/2006 via Company Press Release

Ziplocal Inc., acquired Zip411 Enterprises Inc.

synopsis: REDCITY SEARCH COMPANY INC., a local internet search engine company, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Zip411 Enterprises Inc. ("Zip411") for the total purchase price of approximately $5.6 million.
buyer: Ziplocal Inc. (ZIP.V:$0.00)
ZipLocal operates a Canadian online directory that provides a rich, user-defined local search experience. ZipLocal provides relevant search results from Canadian and US businesses with maps and functionality for users to review, rate and tag business listings. "
target: Zip411 Enterprises Inc.
Zip411 Enterprises, Inc. operates Zip411.net, an Internet portal in Canada. It publishes database of businesses with various information, such as business name, telephone number, fax number, names of the directors and email addresses, Web site addresses, year of foundation, and number of employees.
price ($mm)
$5.60
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closed 1/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Tubular Labs, acquired ReelSEO.com

synopsis: Tubular Labs, the first real-time audience dashboard that helps creators, digital studios and brands, has acquired ReelSEO, The Video Marketer’s Guide. It is the #1 source for information and insight into the latest news, trends, tips and best practices for online video marketing, advertising, and Search Engine Optimization.
buyer: Tubular Labs
Tubular is the first real-time audience dashboard that helps creators, digital studios and brands better know, and better grow, their audience. Tubular’s audience insights and recommendations to help you make faster, Big Data-informed programming, sales and audience development decisions. "
target: ReelSEO.com
ReelSEO.com is The Online Video Marketer's Guide. It is the #1 source for information and insight into the latest news, trends, tips and best practices for online video marketing, advertising, and Search Engine Optimization.
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closed 6/30/2011 via PR Newswire

Business Promotion, Inc., acquired Internet Marketing NewsWatch

synopsis: Nroo, Inc., of Gardnerville, NV, completed the sale of Internet Marketing NewsWatch, the world's leading online news source for Internet marketing, including the website, its associated newsletter and related assets, to Business Promotion, Inc. of Lexington, KY.
buyer: Business Promotion, Inc.
Business Promotion, Inc. offers small to medium businesses affordable and professional website creation with hosting and promoting those businesses on the Internet through proven Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization techniques. They also offer web design services. "
target: Internet Marketing NewsWatch
Since 2006, IM NewsWatch has been the trusted source of news of the Internet marketing industry, covering regulatory announcements, announcements by search engines, and other major service providers, as well as excerpts from blogs of note.
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closed 10/23/2019 via PR Web

Rising Media, acquired Only Influencers

synopsis: Rising Media, Inc announced the acquisition of the subscription-based Only Influencers (OI) email marketing discussion platform from founder and industry veteran William (Bill) McCloskey. OI brings together the world's top thought leaders and hosts discussion lists, meetups, and blogs by leading email experts.
buyer: Rising Media
Rising Media is a global events producer excelling in Internet and technology-related conferences and exhibitions. Rising Media-produced events include AllFacebook Marketing Conference, All Influencer Marketing Conference, AutosBuzz, and more. "
target: Only Influencers
Only Influencers (OI) is an email marketing discussion platform from founder and industry veteran William (Bill) McCloskey. OI brings together the world's top thought leaders and hosts discussion lists, meetups, and blogs by leading email experts.
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closed 11/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Emerald Expositions Inc., acquired G3 Communications

synopsis: Retail TouchPoints parent company G3 Communications has been purchased by Emerald Expositions Events, a B2B trade show and conference producer based in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. G3 Communications is a digital media firm specializing in B2B marketing. G3 has expertise in publishing content across traditional and emerging channels.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Emerald Expositions Inc. (NYSE:EEX:$160.10)
Emerald Expositions is the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States by net square feet, with most of their trade shows dating back several decades. Emerald Expositions operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other events. "
target: G3 Communications
G3 Communications is a digital media firm specializing in B2B marketing. With an expertise in publishing content across traditional and emerging channels, they work with their clients to develop custom content that is on point with a brand's messaging and optimized to drive leads and thought leaders
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closed 5/10/2017 via Company Press Release

MediaSchool Group, acquired CB News

synopsis: The MediaSchool Group continues to grow by welcoming a new member: CB News, the media publication for communication, advertising and brands, created in 1986 by Christian Blachas. The now monthly magazine has established itself as a benchmark in communication, marketing and advertising.
buyer: MediaSchool Group
Based in Paris, MediaSchool Group is a private group of higher education and specialized in the fields of communication, journalism, audiovisual and digital, welcoming over 2300 students. "
target parent: Startinvest
target: CB News
CB News is the media publication for communication, advertising and brands, created in 1986 by Christian Blachas. Becoming the journal of all brands, the now monthly magazine has established itself as a benchmark in communication, marketing and advertising.
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closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brandify, acquired Street Fight

synopsis: Brandify, the industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions, announced that it has acquired Street Fight, the premier integrated media, research, and events company covering local marketing and technology.
buyer: Brandify
Brandify is an industry-leading provider of location-based digital marketing solutions that provides brands with a better understanding of their connection to their customers. Brandify captures data as well as provides strategy and customized services to help brands maximize their online presence. "
target: Street Fight
Street Fight is the leading source of information on sustainable business models in hyperlocal content, commerce, marketing, and technology. Street Fight tracks the evolution in local marketing through its daily website and newsletter; and hosts must-attend conferences.
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