Like Yuflow SAS

closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv, acquired Yuflow SAS

synopsis: RFID technology company PlayPass has acquired the French cashless payment provider, Yuflow, as part of its global expansion programme. Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries.
buyer: PlayPass nv
PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards last week, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.). "
target: Yuflow SAS
Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries. Yuflow allows attendees to pay with NFC cards/wristbands or directly with their smartphone. Yuflow is the only cashless solution that doesn’t require preloading.
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Showpass, acquired Token Mobile Solutions Inc

synopsis: Showpass, a leading independent ticketing platform in Canada, has acquired Token Mobile, a Toronto-based company that eliminates the need for cash for event goers and helps eliminate lines, reduce staffing and infrastructure costs, add security by removing traditional forms of payment and provide rich event data for event owners.
buyer: Showpass
Showpass is a leading independent ticketing platform in Canada. With Showpass, event-goers can find the latest events, buy tickets and check in quickly. Event organizers choose Showpass so they can sell more tickets, merchandise and manage everything from sales, check-ins, stats and more. "
target: Token Mobile Solutions Inc
Toronto-based Token Mobile eliminates the need for cash, hard tokens and drink tickets for event goers. For event owners, it helps eliminate lines, reduce staffing and infrastructure costs, add security by removing traditional forms of payment and provides rich event data.
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closed 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired PreEnroll

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired PreEnroll™, an early innovator and leading provider of online registration services.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: PreEnroll
PreEnroll is the world leader in online registration software services technology. PreEnroll was awarded a US patent for the world's first closed loop online registration services system. The PreEnroll system links online registrants in real-time to a back-end database and administration tools.
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closed 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Sporg

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc. , a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired SPORG, a successful developer of online data collection and transaction processing systems.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: Sporg
SPORG is an innovative developer and provider of online software that allows any organization to take complete control over their registration and donation collection programs. SPORG's feature rich solution reduces the typical costs of hosting events.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv merged with Weezevent,

synopsis: Belgium-based Playpass, a supplier of cashless payment technology to festivals, and France-based Weezevent, a start-up that provides software as a service for online event registration, have merged to form a sign-less cashless technology supplier that boasts more than 1,200 clients.
buyer parent: Veepee
buyer: Weezevent
Weezevent is a start-up, based in France, that provides software as a service for online event registration and ticketing services to event organizers. Its simple, fast and professional solution is freely accessible. "
target: PlayPass nv
Belgium-based, PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.).
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Price Chopper Inc., purchased Glownet Inc. from Glownet Limited

synopsis: Orlando, FL-based Price Chopper Inc. has announced the acquisition of Glownet Inc., the United States-based subsidiary of United Kingdom-based Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
buyer: Price Chopper Inc.
Established in 1997, Price Chopper is a manufacturer of wristbands and ID solutions. A privately owned family company, the organization boasts an extensive client list of over 15,000 global corporations. "
seller: Glownet Limited
Glownet Inc. is the New York-based subsidiary of Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketForce, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired Arizona-based TicketForce. TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, and festivals, with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: TicketForce, LLC
TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, festivals, arenas and civic centers with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
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closed 7/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

EventsTag, acquired Excelerated Apps Ltd.

synopsis: Crowd Reactive Ltd, doing business as EventsTag, has acquired Excelerated Applications Limited, the developer of a sophisticated radio-frequency identification (RFID) event engagement platform. EventsTag specializes in creating event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans.
buyer: EventsTag
Based in the UK, EventsTag specializes in creating topical, entertaining and engaging event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans. It has an impressive roster of high-profile clients. "
target: Excelerated Apps Ltd.
Based in the UK, Excelerated Applications provide a variety of RFID event solutions through our award-winning consumer engagement platform that help brands, venues and events put personalised, digital and social experiences at the heart of their real-world spaces.
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closed 12/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Lo-Q, acquired Accesso

synopsis: Lo-Q plc, provider of virtual queuing systems for theme parks and major attractions, announced that it has acquired privately-held accesso, a recognized leader in ticketing technology, e-commerce, mobile apps and payment processing. The transaction creates the premier technology solutions provider in the attractions and leisure industry.
buyer: Lo-Q (AIM:ACSO:$102.51)
Lo-Q is the creator of a virtual queuing system for theme parks, water parks and other leisure attractions that allows users to queue without waiting in line. "
target: Accesso
Based in Central Florida, accesso is recognized as the attractions industry's leading provider of ticketing solutions offering a range of proprietary, fully-hosted ticketing, ecommerce, mobile and payment processing solutions to more than 100 leading venues across North America.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
26.5x
closed 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc., acquired ITN International, Inc.

synopsis: Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Aventri, Inc.
The award-winning, open-source Aventri platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. "
target: ITN International, Inc.
ITN is the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

RaceMenu, Inc., acquired TapWalk

synopsis: RaceMenu, a leading endurance event software company, announced the acquisition of Boston-based mobile app development company TapWalk. Founded in 2010 by David Owens, TapWalk allows event coordinators and venue operators to rapidly deploy and instantly update custom, white-label mobile applications.
buyer: RaceMenu, Inc.
RaceMenu offers online ticketing and registration, Raceday mobile on-site registration and payment, race timing, results and photography services. Their software and technology solutions help event organizers make their events more friendly, more fun and more profitable. "
target: TapWalk
TapWalk provides a platform to create mobile applications for large events and venues, allowing clients to easily create, customize and edit their app. TapWalk is location-aware and features an always-up-to-date version of the paper maps, calendars, news and announcements that these venues print.
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announced 9/5/2018 via BusinessWire

AppLovin, will acquire MAX

synopsis: AppLovin, a comprehensive mobile gaming platform, announced it has agreed to acquire MAX Inc., an in-app header bidding platform for today's mobile publisher and programmatic advertising ecosystem. Ushering in the next generation of mobile monetization, MAX was founded in 2017 by the same team that brought programmatic to mobile.
buyer: AppLovin (APP:$2,793.10)
AppLovin offers a comprehensive platform that connects developers of all sizes to billions of global users each month so they can get discovered. Founded in 2012, AppLovin has since grown into a diverse global company that offers solutions for mobile gaming and mobile growth. "
target: MAX
MAX is an in-app header bidding platform for today's mobile publisher and programmatic advertising ecosystem. Ushering in the next generation of mobile monetization, MAX was founded in 2017 by the same team that brought programmatic to mobile.
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closed 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Virtual Event Bags

synopsis: ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry’s leading provider of data solutions, announced it has acquired Virtual Event Bags™. Virtual Event Bags is an industry pioneer for virtual event bag software and has created a highly scalable technology platform to help connect sponsors with participants.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: Virtual Event Bags
Virtual Event Bags is the leading virtual event bag platform created to help event organizers more effectively connect their event sponsors with their participants. Through a mobile responsive, micro-website, Virtual Event Bags effectively delivers sponsor and event- related content to attendees.
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closed 2/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eventbrite, acquired ToneDen

synopsis: Eventbrite, Inc., a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, has acquired ToneDen, a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: ToneDen
ToneDen is a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools to help users build and grow a lasting brand online.
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closed 8/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

City National Bank, acquired Exactuals

synopsis: City National Bank, America’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, announced it has acquired Exactuals, a Los Angeles-based provider of innovative SaaS solutions for complex payments in the entertainment industry.
buyer parent: Royal Bank of Canada
buyer: City National Bank (CYN:$1,188.44)
With $48.8 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 72 offices, including 19 full-service regional centers. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $64.9 billion in client investment assets. "
target: Exactuals
Exactuals provides innovative SaaS solutions used by film/TV, music and marketplace companies to manage residuals, royalties and other complex payments. Their payment system, PaymentHub, allows the entertainment industry to provide direct deposit payments, tax document management & online reporting.
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closed 6/29/2010 via BusinessWire

LibreDigital, Inc., purchased Symtio from Zondervan Publishing House

synopsis: LibreDigital, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing and distribution technology for publishers, announced that it has acquired the Symtio e-commerce platform from Zondervan. Symtio is a multi-channel digital media platform that enables customers to purchase and access digital media online or through an in-store retail card program.
buyer: LibreDigital, Inc.
LibreDigital develops technology that connects publishers, marketplaces and consumers when and where they choose to read. LibreDigital solutions enable promotion, sales and delivery of content on-demand across the web or to any marketplace or device. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Zondervan Publishing House
Zondervan is the leading Christian communications company in the world. Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces Bibles, books, new media products, gift products from its Inspirio group and children's products from its Zonderkidz group.
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closed 4/22/2008 via

Vignette Corporation, acquired Vidavee

synopsis: Vignette, a global leader in Web experience management and delivery, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Vidavee, a video Web services company that enables Web publishers to easily upload, share, analyze and monetize Internet video content.
buyer: Vignette Corporation
Vignette provides Internet Relationship Management software products and services, a category of enterprise solutions designed to enable businesses to build sustainable online customer relationships, increase returns on Internet-related investments and capitalize on Internet business opportunities. "
target: Vidavee
Vidavee is the only white label web media solution to fully enable user interaction around professional and consumer-contributed video content. Our clients’ user base can easily upload, select segments, comment, remix and share videos captured on any device.
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$1
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Cricketer, acquired Oak Software

synopsis: The Cricketer, the world's No.1 cricket magazine, has acquired Oak Software, a subscription management platform in the UK. Oak's platform is used by a range of publishers and manages subscriptions for over 1,000 titles. Their powerful software provides solutions for subscription management, web shops, online subscriber management, and more.
buyer: The Cricketer
The Cricketer is the world's No.1 cricket magazine. The Cricketer is a monthly magazine that offers an entertaining, informative read, mixing compelling features with gritty analysis and eye-catching design. They provide breaking news and interviews for international, domestic and club cricket. "
target: Oak Software
Oak Software is a subscription management platform in the UK. Oak's platform is used by a range of publishers and manages subscriptions for over 1,000 titles. Their powerful software provides solutions for subscription management, web shops, online subscriber management, and more.
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announced 7/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Perion Network Ltd., will acquire Pub Ocean

synopsis: Perion Network Ltd., a global technology company that provides agencies, brands, and publishers with innovative solutions for digital advertising, will acquire Pub Ocean, a digital publisher-focused technology company with scalable content distribution and real-time revenue analytics technology.
buyer: Perion Network Ltd. (PERI:$401.16)
Perion is a global technology company that provides agencies, brands, and publishers with innovative solutions for digital advertising. Perion delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising: ad search, social media, and display/video. "
target: Pub Ocean
Pub Ocean is a technology company that helps digital publishers become more profitable by providing greater visibility and control through proprietary technology: LiveYield for real-time revenue attribution, Mission to control and automate the purchase and sale of audience.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
4.4x
closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv, acquired Yuflow SAS

synopsis: RFID technology company PlayPass has acquired the French cashless payment provider, Yuflow, as part of its global expansion programme. Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries.
buyer: PlayPass nv
PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards last week, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.). "
target: Yuflow SAS
Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries. Yuflow allows attendees to pay with NFC cards/wristbands or directly with their smartphone. Yuflow is the only cashless solution that doesn’t require preloading.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv merged with Weezevent,

synopsis: Belgium-based Playpass, a supplier of cashless payment technology to festivals, and France-based Weezevent, a start-up that provides software as a service for online event registration, have merged to form a sign-less cashless technology supplier that boasts more than 1,200 clients.
buyer parent: Veepee
buyer: Weezevent
Weezevent is a start-up, based in France, that provides software as a service for online event registration and ticketing services to event organizers. Its simple, fast and professional solution is freely accessible. "
target: PlayPass nv
Belgium-based, PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.).
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv, acquired Yuflow SAS

synopsis: RFID technology company PlayPass has acquired the French cashless payment provider, Yuflow, as part of its global expansion programme. Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries.
buyer: PlayPass nv
PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards last week, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.). "
target: Yuflow SAS
Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries. Yuflow allows attendees to pay with NFC cards/wristbands or directly with their smartphone. Yuflow is the only cashless solution that doesn’t require preloading.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv, acquired Yuflow SAS

synopsis: RFID technology company PlayPass has acquired the French cashless payment provider, Yuflow, as part of its global expansion programme. Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries.
buyer: PlayPass nv
PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards last week, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.). "
target: Yuflow SAS
Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries. Yuflow allows attendees to pay with NFC cards/wristbands or directly with their smartphone. Yuflow is the only cashless solution that doesn’t require preloading.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv merged with Weezevent,

synopsis: Belgium-based Playpass, a supplier of cashless payment technology to festivals, and France-based Weezevent, a start-up that provides software as a service for online event registration, have merged to form a sign-less cashless technology supplier that boasts more than 1,200 clients.
buyer parent: Veepee
buyer: Weezevent
Weezevent is a start-up, based in France, that provides software as a service for online event registration and ticketing services to event organizers. Its simple, fast and professional solution is freely accessible. "
target: PlayPass nv
Belgium-based, PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.).
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closed 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Showpass, acquired Token Mobile Solutions Inc

synopsis: Showpass, a leading independent ticketing platform in Canada, has acquired Token Mobile, a Toronto-based company that eliminates the need for cash for event goers and helps eliminate lines, reduce staffing and infrastructure costs, add security by removing traditional forms of payment and provide rich event data for event owners.
buyer: Showpass
Showpass is a leading independent ticketing platform in Canada. With Showpass, event-goers can find the latest events, buy tickets and check in quickly. Event organizers choose Showpass so they can sell more tickets, merchandise and manage everything from sales, check-ins, stats and more. "
target: Token Mobile Solutions Inc
Toronto-based Token Mobile eliminates the need for cash, hard tokens and drink tickets for event goers. For event owners, it helps eliminate lines, reduce staffing and infrastructure costs, add security by removing traditional forms of payment and provides rich event data.
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closed 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc., acquired ITN International, Inc.

synopsis: Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Aventri, Inc.
The award-winning, open-source Aventri platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. "
target: ITN International, Inc.
ITN is the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

RaceMenu, Inc., acquired TapWalk

synopsis: RaceMenu, a leading endurance event software company, announced the acquisition of Boston-based mobile app development company TapWalk. Founded in 2010 by David Owens, TapWalk allows event coordinators and venue operators to rapidly deploy and instantly update custom, white-label mobile applications.
buyer: RaceMenu, Inc.
RaceMenu offers online ticketing and registration, Raceday mobile on-site registration and payment, race timing, results and photography services. Their software and technology solutions help event organizers make their events more friendly, more fun and more profitable. "
target: TapWalk
TapWalk provides a platform to create mobile applications for large events and venues, allowing clients to easily create, customize and edit their app. TapWalk is location-aware and features an always-up-to-date version of the paper maps, calendars, news and announcements that these venues print.
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announced 9/5/2018 via BusinessWire

AppLovin, will acquire MAX

synopsis: AppLovin, a comprehensive mobile gaming platform, announced it has agreed to acquire MAX Inc., an in-app header bidding platform for today's mobile publisher and programmatic advertising ecosystem. Ushering in the next generation of mobile monetization, MAX was founded in 2017 by the same team that brought programmatic to mobile.
buyer: AppLovin (APP:$2,793.10)
AppLovin offers a comprehensive platform that connects developers of all sizes to billions of global users each month so they can get discovered. Founded in 2012, AppLovin has since grown into a diverse global company that offers solutions for mobile gaming and mobile growth. "
target: MAX
MAX is an in-app header bidding platform for today's mobile publisher and programmatic advertising ecosystem. Ushering in the next generation of mobile monetization, MAX was founded in 2017 by the same team that brought programmatic to mobile.
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closed 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired PreEnroll

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc., a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired PreEnroll™, an early innovator and leading provider of online registration services.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: PreEnroll
PreEnroll is the world leader in online registration software services technology. PreEnroll was awarded a US patent for the world's first closed loop online registration services system. The PreEnroll system links online registrants in real-time to a back-end database and administration tools.
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closed 12/5/2006 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Sporg

synopsis: The Active Network, Inc. , a leading provider of application services technology and marketing solutions for community service and participatory sports organizations, has acquired SPORG, a successful developer of online data collection and transaction processing systems.
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
The Active Network, Inc., provides application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations, and is a leading online community for active lifestyles. The company's solutions help organizations improve customer service capabilities and increase revenues. "
target: Sporg
SPORG is an innovative developer and provider of online software that allows any organization to take complete control over their registration and donation collection programs. SPORG's feature rich solution reduces the typical costs of hosting events.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Price Chopper Inc., purchased Glownet Inc. from Glownet Limited

synopsis: Orlando, FL-based Price Chopper Inc. has announced the acquisition of Glownet Inc., the United States-based subsidiary of United Kingdom-based Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
buyer: Price Chopper Inc.
Established in 1997, Price Chopper is a manufacturer of wristbands and ID solutions. A privately owned family company, the organization boasts an extensive client list of over 15,000 global corporations. "
seller: Glownet Limited
Glownet Inc. is the New York-based subsidiary of Glownet Limited. Glownet is the global pioneer in event Payments and Access Control. Glownet has successfully delivered their SaaS-platform at over 1000 events in 40 different countries.
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closed 11/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Etix, Inc., acquired TicketForce, LLC

synopsis: Etix, an international ticketing solutions provider to more than 2,000 clients in 40 countries, announced that it has acquired Arizona-based TicketForce. TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, and festivals, with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
buyer: Etix, Inc.
Etix is in an international, web-based ticketing service provider for the entertainment, travel and sports industries. Etix provides flexible and secure online and box office ticketing solutions, integrated digital marketing services, and robust e-commerce fulfillment to event companies. "
target: TicketForce, LLC
TicketForce utilizes a powerful web-based ticketing system to provide venues, promoters, festivals, arenas and civic centers with a fully-customizable solution for full-service ticketing and box office management.
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closed 7/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

EventsTag, acquired Excelerated Apps Ltd.

synopsis: Crowd Reactive Ltd, doing business as EventsTag, has acquired Excelerated Applications Limited, the developer of a sophisticated radio-frequency identification (RFID) event engagement platform. EventsTag specializes in creating event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans.
buyer: EventsTag
Based in the UK, EventsTag specializes in creating topical, entertaining and engaging event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans. It has an impressive roster of high-profile clients. "
target: Excelerated Apps Ltd.
Based in the UK, Excelerated Applications provide a variety of RFID event solutions through our award-winning consumer engagement platform that help brands, venues and events put personalised, digital and social experiences at the heart of their real-world spaces.
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closed 10/7/2015 via PR Web

Lakana, Inc., acquired Kixer, Inc.

synopsis: Lakana LLC announced it has acquired Kixer, Inc., a leading advertising technology platform focused on optimizing and driving new mobile revenue streams for content publishers.
buyer parent: Nexstar Broadcasting
buyer: Lakana, Inc.
Lakana delivers business-ready SaaS content management, engagement and monetization platforms which seamlessly integrate with a comprehensive suite of products, partners and services that together enable media publishers to successfully operate profitable, secure and innovative businesses. "
target: Kixer, Inc.
Kixer’s app recommendation product helps premium content publishers better monetize mobile via newly created ad inventory, providing access to a growing pool of dollars without cannibalization of, or conflict with, current ad strategies.
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closed 8/26/2014 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Flurry, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, has completed the acquisition of Flurry, Inc., a company that optimizes the mobile experience for developers, marketers and consumers. Together, Flurry and Yahoo will power more insightful analytics and relevant ads to create inspiring and entertaining mobile experiences.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Flurry, Inc.
Flurry is optimizing the mobile experience for developers, marketers and consumers. Their market-leading analytics product sees activity from more than 540,000 smartphone and tablet apps on over 1.4 billion devices worldwide, giving the company the deepest understanding of mobile consumer behavior.
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announced 9/24/2012 via BNC Analysis

MOKO.mobi Limited, will acquire All Night Media Ltd.

synopsis: MokoMobi Ltd announced that it has signed binding agreement to acquire the United Kingdom-based mobile content delivery solutions business, All Night Media (ANM). The total consideration payable is approximately USD 725,000 plus a further amount expected to be approximately GBP 150,000 representing ANM's net cash assets upon completion.
buyer: MOKO.mobi Limited (ASX:MKB:$0.88)
MOKO.mobi is a global Mobile Social Entertainment Platform. Accessible from any wireless device, consumers access MOKO.mobi’s services from carrier portals, App stores, and directly, via www.mobi.mobi. People use the MOKO platform to meet like-minded people they don’t already know. "
target: All Night Media Ltd.
All Night Media are the retailing specialists on web, mobile or application. All Night Media builds and manages successful digital retailing solutions (web, mobile, mobile application)for a growing number International clients.
price ($mm)
$0.26
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Tagboard, acquired TVInteract

synopsis: Tagboard, a social media software company, announced that it has acquired TVinteract, a company that provides on-air social media tools for the broadcast industry. TVinteract app is a way to instantly show broadcast formatted Tweets on TV while the anchor is talking about them.
buyer: Tagboard
Tagboard is a software platform that uses the hashtag to aggregate social media for end-users, brands, agencies and marketers, displaying content from multiple networks in a comprehensive and engaging visual format. "
target: TVInteract
TVinteract app is designed for TV talent to use on an iPad live while on TV or it also can be easily used for a pre-recorded segment. The app is a way to instantly show broadcast formatted Tweets on TV while the anchor is talking about them, moving through them and pointing to them on the ipad.
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closed 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Virtual Event Bags

synopsis: ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry’s leading provider of data solutions, announced it has acquired Virtual Event Bags™. Virtual Event Bags is an industry pioneer for virtual event bag software and has created a highly scalable technology platform to help connect sponsors with participants.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: Virtual Event Bags
Virtual Event Bags is the leading virtual event bag platform created to help event organizers more effectively connect their event sponsors with their participants. Through a mobile responsive, micro-website, Virtual Event Bags effectively delivers sponsor and event- related content to attendees.
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closed 2/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eventbrite, acquired ToneDen

synopsis: Eventbrite, Inc., a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, has acquired ToneDen, a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: ToneDen
ToneDen is a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools to help users build and grow a lasting brand online.
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closed 6/29/2010 via BusinessWire

LibreDigital, Inc., purchased Symtio from Zondervan Publishing House

synopsis: LibreDigital, Inc., a leading provider of digital marketing and distribution technology for publishers, announced that it has acquired the Symtio e-commerce platform from Zondervan. Symtio is a multi-channel digital media platform that enables customers to purchase and access digital media online or through an in-store retail card program.
buyer: LibreDigital, Inc.
LibreDigital develops technology that connects publishers, marketplaces and consumers when and where they choose to read. LibreDigital solutions enable promotion, sales and delivery of content on-demand across the web or to any marketplace or device. "
seller parent: News Corporation
seller: Zondervan Publishing House
Zondervan is the leading Christian communications company in the world. Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces Bibles, books, new media products, gift products from its Inspirio group and children's products from its Zonderkidz group.
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closed 4/22/2008 via

Vignette Corporation, acquired Vidavee

synopsis: Vignette, a global leader in Web experience management and delivery, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Vidavee, a video Web services company that enables Web publishers to easily upload, share, analyze and monetize Internet video content.
buyer: Vignette Corporation
Vignette provides Internet Relationship Management software products and services, a category of enterprise solutions designed to enable businesses to build sustainable online customer relationships, increase returns on Internet-related investments and capitalize on Internet business opportunities. "
target: Vidavee
Vidavee is the only white label web media solution to fully enable user interaction around professional and consumer-contributed video content. Our clients’ user base can easily upload, select segments, comment, remix and share videos captured on any device.
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