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closed 3/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Appen, acquired Figure Eight

synopsis: Appen, a global leader in the provision of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and AI, has acquired Figure Eight, a best in class machine learning software platform which uses highly automated tools to transform unlabeled text, image, audio, and video data into high-quality AI training data.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies to help them develop and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning. "
target: Figure Eight
Figure Eight combines the best of human and machine intelligence to provide high-quality annotated training data that powers the world’s most innovative machine learning and business solutions.
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$175
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$29
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closed 7/28/2021 via Company Press Release

DataRobot, acquired Algorithmia

synopsis: DataRobot, a leader in Augmented Intelligence, has acquired Algorithmia, a machine learning operations (MLOps) platform, further cementing DataRobot’s place as the preeminent provider of comprehensive solutions in the MLOps space, focused on bringing machine learning models into production.
buyer: DataRobot
DataRobot is a leader in Augmented Intelligence, delivering trusted AI technology and enablement services to global enterprises. DataRobot’s enterprise AI platform democratizes data science with end-to-end automation for building, deploying, and managing machine learning models. "
target: Algorithmia
Algorithmia is a single solution for all stages of the Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) and management lifecycle, enabling data management, deployment, management, and operations teams to work concurrently on the same machine learning project.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

InRule Technology, Inc., acquired simMachines

synopsis: InRule Technology, Inc., a market-leading digital decisioning software platform, has acquired simMachines, a leader in explainable AI and ML technology. simMachines offers a comprehensive explainable AI/ML software platform that enables data scientists, marketers, analysts, and business leaders to gain efficiency, performance, and innovation.
buyer parent: OpenGate Capital
buyer: InRule Technology, Inc.
InRule Technology enables enterprises to understand and automate decisions with speed, agility, accuracy, and transparency. IT and business personnel rely on InRule’s Decision Platform and Business Rules Management System (BRMS) to increase productivity, grow revenue, and enhance customer service. "
target: simMachines
simMachines is a leader in explainable artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology. simMachines offers a comprehensive explainable AI/ML software platform that enables data scientists, marketers, analysts, and business leaders to gain efficiency, performance, and innovation.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Brainspace Corporation merged with Reveal Data Corporation,

synopsis: Reveal, a global provider of the leading AI-powered eDiscovery platform, and Brainspace, a global provider of visual analytics for eDiscovery and investigations, announced that they have merged. K1 Investment Management has invested over $200 million in the combined organization.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Reveal Data Corporation
Reveal is a provider of cloud-based eDiscovery software solutions and services. Its eDiscovery software platform offers processing, early case assessment, review and AI capabilities, combining an intuitive user interface with a robust Software as a Service platform designed for scale and speed. "
target parent: Medina Capital
target: Brainspace Corporation
Brainspace is the most comprehensive and advanced data analytics platform for investigations, eDiscovery, intelligence mining, and compliance. Their patented technology is specifically designed to enable users to accelerate the process of identifying what matters.
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closed 1/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Fractal Analytics, acquired Zerogons Software Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Fractal, (fractal.ai), a global provider of artificial intelligence and advanced analytics solutions to Fortune 500® companies, announced the acquisition of Zerogons. Zerogons AI platform is the practical solution that allows anyone in the organization to create valuable business solutions using Machine Learning algorithms.
buyer: Fractal Analytics
Fractal is one of the most prominent players in the Artificial Intelligence space. Fractal’s mission is to power every human decision in the enterprise and brings AI, engineering, and design to help the world’s most admired Fortune 500® companies. "
target: Zerogons Software Pvt. Ltd.
Zerogons AI platform is the practical solution that allows anyone in the organization to create valuable business solutions using Machine Learning algorithms, without the complexity of data science.
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announced 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Smarsh, Inc., will acquire Digital Reasoning Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Smarsh will acquire Digital Reasoning, a global leader in natural language processing (NLP), AI, and machine learning (ML). The acquisition brings together the leadership of Smarsh in digital communications content capture, archiving, supervision, and e-discovery, with Digital Reasoning's leadership in advanced AI/ML powered analytics.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh is the recognized global leader in electronic communications archiving solutions for regulated organizations. The Smarsh Connected Suite provides innovative capture, archiving, e-discovery, and supervision solutions across the industry's widest breadth of communication channels. "
target: Digital Reasoning Systems, Inc.
Digital Reasoning is a global leader in natural language processing, AI, and machine learning. Digital Reasonings develops technology solutions for banks and capital markets to unify communications and meet regulatory compliance, and analytics care management software for the healthcare industry.
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closed 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Cnvrg.io

synopsis: Intel has acquired Cnvrg.io to build out its machine learning and AI operations. Cnvrg.io is an Israeli company that has built and operates a platform for data scientists to build and run machine learning models, which can be used to train and track multiple models and run comparisons on them, build recommendations, and more.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$78,098.00)
Intel is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge, and every kind of computing device, Intel unleashes the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. "
target: Cnvrg.io
Cnvrg is an Israeli company that has developed an end-to-end machine learning platform for data scientists to build and run machine learning models. These models can be utilized to train and track multiple models and run comparisons on them, build recommendations, and more.
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closed 10/14/2020 via Company Press Release

Vungle, acquired AlgoLift

synopsis: Vungle, the leading mobile ad network and in-app monetization platform, announced the acquisition of AlgoLift, a machine learning-based marketing optimization platform that ensures every dollar clients spend on performance marketing is spent in the most intelligent way possible.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Vungle
Vungle is the trusted guide for growth and engagement, transforming how people discover and experience apps. Mobile application developers partner with Vungle to monetize their apps through innovative in-app ad experiences that are inspired by insight and crafted with creativity. "
target: AlgoLift
AlgoLift is a machine learning-based marketing optimization platform that ensures every dollar clients spend on performance marketing is spent in the most intelligent way possible.
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announced 10/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ATW Tech Inc, will acquire Semeon Analytics

synopsis: ATW Tech Inc., a leader in FinTech, is to acquire Semeon, an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
buyer: ATW Tech Inc (TSXV:ATW:$2.28)
Canada-based ATW Tech is a leader in FinTech and owner of several web platforms, including VoxTel, VuduMobile, Option.vote and Bloomed. ATW Tech provides businesses and consumers with enriched and interactive communication experiences through data-crossing and artificial intelligence algorithms. "
target: Semeon Analytics
Semeon is an AI-powered text analytics platform. It is designed to supercharge data scientists and analysts, allowing them to uncover reliable intelligence for any use case.
price ($mm)
$2.97
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announced 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ayfie, will acquire Haive AS

synopsis: ayfie Group AS, a provider of search and text analytics solutions, has entered into a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of all shares in Haive AS. Haive, based in Oslo, is developing site search and knowledge discovery solutions targeted at Norwegian public and private entities.
buyer: Ayfie (OB:AYFIE-ME:$0.00)
ayfie offers search and text analytics solutions that bring structure to unstructured data. Its products combine artificial intelligence with deep expertise in linguistics, computational linguistics and computer science to extract meaning from text. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. "
target: Haive AS
Haive, based in Oslo, is developing site search and knowledge discovery solutions targeted at Norwegian public and private entities. With their scalable and easy to use insight technology, Haive is creating “corporate intelligence” for businesses of all sizes.
price ($mm)
$1.71
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closed 8/19/2020 via PR Newswire

Informatica Corp., acquired GreenBay Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Informatica has acquired GreenBay Technologies Inc., a data management startup focused on AI and machine learning. The acquisition will strengthen the core capabilities of Informatica's AI-powered CLAIRE engine across its Intelligent Data Platform, empowering businesses to more easily identify, access, and derive insights from organizational data.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Informatica Corp. (INFA:$1,047.95)
Informatica is the only proven Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader that accelerates data-driven digital transformation. Informatica enables companies to fuel innovation, become more agile, and realize new growth opportunities, resulting in intelligent market disruptions. "
target: GreenBay Technologies, Inc.
GreenBay Technologies is a data management startup focused on artificial intelligence and machine learning. The company develops products that use machine learning and big data technologies to automate complex data management tasks such as entity and schema matching.
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closed 7/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Dassault Systemes, acquired Proxem

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, a French company that develops software for 3D product design, simulation, manufacturing and more, has acquired Proxem, a France-based specialist in artificial intelligence-powered semantic processing software and services, and provider of customer experience analysis solutions.
buyer: Dassault Systemes (ENXTPA:DSY:$5,323.17)
Based in France, Dassault Systèmes provides clients with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. They foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: Proxem
Proxem is a France-based specialist in artificial intelligence-powered semantic processing software and services, and provider of customer experience analysis solutions.
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Inductiv, Inc.

synopsis: Apple has acquired the machine learning startup Inductiv Inc., a company that has developed technology that uses artificial intelligence to automate the task of identifying and correcting errors in data. Having clean data is important for machine learning, a popular and powerful type of AI that helps software improve with less human intervention.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$347,155.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Inductiv, Inc.
Inductiv developed technology that uses artificial intelligence to automate the task of identifying and correcting errors in data. Having clean data is important for machine learning, a popular and powerful type of AI that helps software improve with less human intervention.
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announced 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dubber Pty Ltd, will acquire CallN Pty Ltd

synopsis: Call recording software company Dubber (DUB) has entered a binding agreement to acquire CallN. CallN owns and operates a call recording business that provides customers with on-site call recording solutions and cloud storage.
buyer: Dubber Pty Ltd (DUB.ASX:$7.39)
Dubber is the world’s most scalable call recording service and a disruptive innovator in the multi-billion-dollar telecommunications industry. Dubber’s Software-as-a Service offering removes the need for hardware and reduces required capital expenditure. "
target: CallN Pty Ltd
CallN provides powerful call reporting, business intelligence and call recording features on virtually any VoIP based telephony. As their software is cloud based, your data is available on any device at any time.
price ($mm)
$0.77
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closed 5/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Novantas, acquired Amplero

synopsis: Novantas, a leading provider of data, platforms and advisory services to the banking industry, has acquired Amplero, an AI-marketing optimization platform. Amplero uses machine learning to automatically uncover thousands of micro-segments within a customer database and determines the most relevant, compelling message for each one.
buyer: Novantas
Novantas is an industry leader in technology solutions, data, and analytic advisory services for banking institutions. Novantas provides scores, analytics, insights, and tools that improve decisions across pricing, product development, treasury, risk management, distribution, marketing, and sales. "
target: Amplero
Amplero is an AI-powered marketing optimization platform. Amplero's Automated Message Optimization Platform uses machine learning to automatically uncover thousands of micro-segments within a customer database and determines the most relevant, compelling message for each one.
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announced 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

SS&C Technologies, Inc., will acquire Vidado

synopsis: SS&C Technologies, a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software for the global financial services and healthcare industries, will be acquiring Vidado, a cloud-based, AI-driven, intelligent automation platform identifies, digitizes, validates, and enriches data better than OCR technologies or humans.
buyer: SS&C Technologies, Inc. (SSNC:$4,669.30)
SS&C Technologies is a global provider of investment and financial software-enabled services and software for the global financial services and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has offices around the world. "
target: Vidado
Captricity's Vidado cloud-based, AI-driven, intelligent automation platform identifies, digitizes, validates, and enriches data better than OCR technologies or humans, unlocking new ways for insurance, financial services, and pharmaceutical enterprises to operationalize traditional workflows.
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closed 2/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Dessa

synopsis: Square, Inc. has acquired Dessa, the Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is a leader in a variety of machine learning technologies and is known for its work on deepfake detection.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Dessa
Dessa is a Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is the creator of Foundations, a suite of tools for machine learning development and production.
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announced 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Quid will be merged with NetBase Solutions, Inc.,

synopsis: NetBase, the award-winning social analytics platform that global companies use, announced it will merge with Quid, an artificial intelligence company that enables organizations to understand the story behind their customers, competitors, markets, and brand.
buyer: NetBase Solutions, Inc.
NetBase is the award-winning social analytics platform that global companies use to run brands, build businesses, and connect with consumers. Its platform processes millions of social media posts daily for actionable business insights. "
target: Quid
Quid is an artificial intelligence company that enables organizations to understand the story behind their customers, competitors, markets, and brand. The platform utilizes artificial intelligence and natural language processing to illuminate key information and drive insights.
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closed 1/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Open Systems AG, acquired Sqooba

synopsis: Switzerland headquartered Open Systems, a secure access service edge pioneer with cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, and hybrid cloud support, has acquired Sqooba, a Swiss-based leader in big data analytics. Sqooba uses AI and machine learning to provide real-time visibility across enterprise operations and business applications.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Open Systems AG
Switzerland-based Open Systems is a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer. Open Systems offers a complete solution to network and security through cloud-native architecture, secure intelligent edge, hybrid cloud support, 24/7 access to level-3 engineers, and predictive analytics. "
target: Sqooba
Sqooba is a Swiss-based start-up, building analytical solutions and providing highly reliable end-to-end products for data streams and complex data landscapes. Sqooba uses AI and machine learning to provide real-time visibility across enterprise operations and business applications.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Varicent Software Incorporated, acquired Symon AI

synopsis: Varicent, the leading provider of next generation Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced that it has acquired Symon.AI, a visionary technology platform built on sophisticated Natural Language and Machine Learning algorithms that provide easy to use, advanced analytics to business users and data scientists alike.
buyer: Varicent Software Incorporated
Varicent is the leading provider of Smart SPM (sales performance management) cloud-enabled software for mid-market and enterprise companies in any industry. Its augmented intelligence powered platform enables customers to easily see and address sales trends, problem areas, and opportunities. "
target: Symon AI
Symon.AI is a visionary technology platform built on sophisticated Natural Language and Machine Learning algorithms that provide easy to use, advanced analytics to business users and data scientists alike.
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closed 3/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Appen, acquired Figure Eight

synopsis: Appen, a global leader in the provision of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and AI, has acquired Figure Eight, a best in class machine learning software platform which uses highly automated tools to transform unlabeled text, image, audio, and video data into high-quality AI training data.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies to help them develop and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning. "
target: Figure Eight
Figure Eight combines the best of human and machine intelligence to provide high-quality annotated training data that powers the world’s most innovative machine learning and business solutions.
price ($mm)
$175
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$29
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10.3x
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announced 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Appen, will acquire Quadrant.io

synopsis: Australia-based Appen Limited will acquire Quadrant, a global leader in mobile location data, Point-of-Interest data, and corresponding compliance services. Quadrant and Appen’s unified business will be strongly positioned to deliver high-quality data to organisations that rely on geolocation for their business.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Based in Australia, Appen is the provider of the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Appen collects and labels images, text, speech, audio, and video used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. "
target: Quadrant.io
Singapore-based Quadrant provides location data and location-based business solutions that are fit for purpose, easy to use, and simple to organise. Quadrant’s proprietary Geolancer platform provides authentic, accurate, and up-to-date Point-of-Interest data, manually verified on the ground.
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closed 3/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Appen, acquired Figure Eight

synopsis: Appen, a global leader in the provision of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and AI, has acquired Figure Eight, a best in class machine learning software platform which uses highly automated tools to transform unlabeled text, image, audio, and video data into high-quality AI training data.
buyer: Appen (ASX:APX:$445.77)
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies to help them develop and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning. "
target: Figure Eight
Figure Eight combines the best of human and machine intelligence to provide high-quality annotated training data that powers the world’s most innovative machine learning and business solutions.
price ($mm)
$175
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$29
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

GoDaddy.com, acquired Cognate

synopsis: GoDaddy, a company that provides domain names, has acquired Cognate, a Boston-based startup that uses blockchain to do Common Law trademarks registry. Cognate reviews your proof of use, and once confirmed, creates a permanent, time-stamped record of a users' trademark information and proof.
buyer: GoDaddy.com (GDDY:$3,139.30)
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 18 million customers worldwide and 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. "
target: Cognate
Cognate is The Common Law Trademark (CM) Registry - the only fast, easy, and affordable way to protect your trademark rights. Cognate uses blockchain technology to make an immutable record of users' trademark rights.
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closed 7/26/2006 via BusinessWire

eNom, Inc., acquired BulkRegister L.L.C.

synopsis: eNom, Inc., has completed the purchase of the business and operations of BulkRegister LLC. Already one of the largest registrars in the world in terms of domain names under management, the addition of BulkRegister gives eNom an additional 1.5 million domain names, and 35,000 bulk membership customers.
buyer parent: Demand Media, Inc.
buyer: eNom, Inc.
eNom is an ICANN accredited company offering world-class Internet domain name services at competitive prices. eNom specializes in domain name registration and related services, and is the #1 reseller registrar, according to Name Intelligence(R), with the largest and most active distribution network."
target parent: Alabanza Corporation
target: BulkRegister L.L.C.
If you’re like most businesses, your domain names can be priceless. They allow potential customers to find you. They reflect your branding investment. They represent your online storefront real estate.
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closed 6/14/2005 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., acquired Kelkea, Inc.

synopsis: Trend Micro Inc., a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, today announced it has acquired Kelkea Inc. a leading authority on IP filtering and reputation services, by Trend Micro's United States subsidiary.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro, Inc. is a leader in network antivirus and internet content security software and services. The Tokyo-based corporation has business units worldwide. Trend Micro products are sold through corporate and value-added resellers and managed service providers. "
target: Kelkea, Inc.
Kelkea Reputation Services, based on the world's first and largest IP reputation database with ratings for more than 1.5 billion IP addresses, dynamically block spam, phishing and spyware attacks.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired TheRobotReport

synopsis: Business-to-Business publisher, WTWH Media, LLC announced it has acquired The Robot Report. Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the design engineering, life sciences, electronics and renewable energy markets with more than 40 web sites, live & digital events, custom digital services and five print publications. "
target: TheRobotReport
Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

MotoPress, acquired Gutenix

synopsis: MotoPress, a developer of WordPress plugins and themes, has acquired Ukraine-based Gutenix, a high-quality multipurpose WordPress theme that was designed as a Gutenberg-first solution. The acquisition of Gutenix affirms MotoPress's dedication to invest and contribute to Gutenberg as the WordPress stronghold.
buyer: MotoPress
MotoPress creates innovative and healthy digital solutions for small and midsize businesses. The company's multipurpose WordPress plugins and themes, which include Content Editor, WordPress Hotel Booking, and Vacation Rental, deliver the best quality and services to end-users and developers. "
target: Gutenix
Ukraine-based Gutenix is a high-quality multipurpose WordPress theme that was designed as a Gutenberg-first solution. The theme ships with the dedicated starter template libraries for popular WordPress page builders, giving users the flexibility to choose a design and a customization toolset.
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closed 4/10/2018 via BusinessWire

npm, Inc., acquired ^Lift Security

synopsis: npm, Inc., which runs the world’s largest software registry and maintains the npm software package management application, has acquired ^Lift Security, curator of the public Node Security Platform database, which furnishes valuable data about JavaScript vulnerabilities to other developers and security vendors at no cost.
buyer: npm, Inc.
npm, Inc. maintains the npm package manager for JavaScript and hosts the world’s largest software registry. npm has been embraced by millions of developers worldwide for client- and server-side applications as diverse as IoT, mobile development, financial services and aerospace. "
target: ^Lift Security
The ^Lift Security team has curated and maintained the public Node Security Platform database, which furnishes valuable data about JavaScript vulnerabilities to other developers and security vendors at no cost. ^Lift customers include Netflix, Mozilla, Morningstar, Intuit and Redfin.
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closed 7/19/2017 via PE Hub

CCMI, acquired FiberLocator

synopsis: CCMI, a provider of telecom data and information, has acquired FiberLocator from New England Fiber, Inc., one of the nation’s top telecommunications brokerage and consulting firms. FiberLocator operates as an online SaaS fiber mapping database that gives access to telecom research data that’s difficult to find all in one place.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: CCMI
CCMI is the choice of the leading telecom companies in the industry and is a trusted source for telecom data and information. They have delivered high-quality services and events to communication services providers and enterprise end-users since 1971. "
target parent: New England Fiber, Inc.
target: FiberLocator
FiberLocator operates as an online SaaS fiber mapping database. FiberLocator gives access to telecom research data that’s difficult to find all in one place. FiberLocator saves time and serves as a at-the-ready research and planning tool for any telecom or data center project.
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closed 8/27/2015 via Company Press Release

Moz, Inc., acquired SERPscape

synopsis: Moz, Inc., a company that develops inbound marketing software, provides robust APIs for link data and social influence, and hosts the web's most vibrant community of online marketers, has acquired SERPscape, a dataset and tool that contains data on 40,000,000 US search results.
buyer: Moz, Inc.
Moz develops inbound marketing software, provides robust APIs for link data and social influence, and hosts the web's most vibrant community of online marketers. The company is based in Washington. "
target: SERPscape
SERPscape is a dataset and tool that contains data on 40,000,000 US search results and includes an API capable of querying loads of interesting data about what appears in those results (e.g. the relative presence of a domain, keywords that particular pages rank for, and search rankings by industry).
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closed 3/18/2014 via Market Wire

Ensighten, acquired Tagman

synopsis: Ensighten, the fastest-growing enterprise data and tag management provider and company behind the Agile Marketing Platform, announced it acquired TagMan, the pioneer tag management and attribution company.
buyer: Ensighten
Ensighten offers the industry’s first Real-Time™ Tag Management System built for the needs of enterprise websites. An intuitive interface empowers digital marketers to easily add, remove, or modify any third-party digital marketing tag or pixel in real-time, without IT or agency dependency. "
target: Tagman
TagMan is the pioneering global Tag Management System, Marketing Data and Marketing Attribution provider. Since 2007, digital marketers have relied on TagMan to improve website performance and harness third party vendor tags.
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closed 12/8/2010 via BusinessWire

Monotype Imaging, acquired Ascender Fonts.com

synopsis: Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, announced it has acquired Ascender Corp., a privately held font provider with long-standing relationships with several leading brands including Google and Microsoft.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Monotype Imaging (TYPE:$243.96)
Monotype Imaging combines technology with design to help the world communicate. Monotype Imaging brings text imaging and graphical user interface capabilities to consumer electronics devices such as laser printers, copiers, mobile phones, navigation devices, e-book readers and consumer appliances. "
target: Ascender Fonts.com
Ascender Corporation is a leading provider of advanced font products specializing in type design, font development and licensing. Ascender provides multilingual, custom font development for a wide range of customers including creative professionals, enterprises and hardware & software developers.
price ($mm)
$9.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Optus, will acquire Hivint Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Optus, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia, will acquire Hivint, an Australian consultancy firm which provides professional services within the field of cyber security, spanning technical, governance, risk and compliance services.
buyer parent: Temasek Holdings
buyer: Optus
Optus is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia. Optus provides mobile, telephony, internet, satellite, entertainment and business network services to more than 10 million customers every day. "
target: Hivint Pty Ltd.
Hivint is an Australian consultancy firm which provides professional services within the field of cyber security, spanning technical, governance, risk and compliance services. They also offer Security Colony, a SaaS platform that provides access to a library of security resources.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2021 via PR Web

FieldCamp, acquired ZooBe

synopsis: FieldCamp, a premier field service management software provider announced its acquisition of ZooBe, the leading knowledge-sharing platform for field services. ZooBe offers free access to the most useful information and knowledge on field services and cloud-based software.
buyer: FieldCamp
FieldCamp is a field service management software that helps field service businesses with complete automation of operations that results in increased efficiency, streamlined processes and better workforce management. "
target: ZooBe
Zoobe.com is knowledge-sharing platform that was used to educate people about field services and field service scheduling software. The platform offers free access to the most useful information and knowledge on field services and cloud-based software.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/22/2006 via BusinessWire

TouchStone Software, acquired Driverzone.com

synopsis: TouchStone Software Corporation today announced that it has acquired Driverzone.com, one of the Internet's premier Device Driver resource web sites. The acquisition includes the domain name and Driverzone.com's device driver library.
buyer: TouchStone Software
TouchStone Software Corporation is a leading developer of innovative software designed to help people use complex technologies. The company’s products, which include BIOS Agent, BIOS Wizard and Driver Agent, are distributed worldwide via the Internet. "
target: Driverzone.com
Driverzone.com, is basically a one man show, that would be me Barry Fanion. I came up with the idea for Driverzone.com almost by accident.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mavrck, acquired GroupHigh

synopsis: Mavrck, the all-in-one, advanced influencer marketing platform, has acquired GroupHigh, a marketing software platform used by more than 400 agencies and brands to identify bloggers, social media profiles, and manage the outreach marketing process.
buyer: Mavrck
Mavrck is the all-in-one, advanced influencer marketing platform enabling companies to harness the power of social proof that consumers trust today. Marketers use Mavrck to discover and collaborate with influencers to create trusted content and insights for customer journey touchpoints at scale. "
target: GroupHigh
GroupHigh is a marketing software platform used by more than 400 agencies and brands to identify bloggers, social media profiles, and manage the outreach marketing process. Their clients include major PR agencies, online marketing firms, and many of the top brands in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Gnip, inc.

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Gnip, the social data provider that has long provided access to public Twitter data, and that has deepened its relationship with the social network over the years through a series of product and partnership announcements.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Gnip, inc.
Founded in 2008, Gnip created the first realtime social media data delivery platform. As the leading provider of social media data for enterprise applications, Gnip facilitates access to dozens of social media sources through a single application programming interface (API).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2014 via PR Newswire

Brandwatch, acquired PeerIndex

synopsis: Brandwatch, the leading social intelligence tech company, announced its acquisition of PeerIndex, provider of the most transparent influencer mapping technology ever built. The acquisition includes ownership of the world's largest independent Twitter author database. The entire PeerIndex team of 10 will join Brandwatch immediately.
buyer: Brandwatch
Brandwatch is a leading social intelligence company. Its social media listening and analytics technology platforms gather millions of online conversations every day and provides users with the tools to analyze them, empowering brands and agencies to make smarter, data-driven business decisions. "
target: PeerIndex
PeerIndex was founded on the belief that people power the social web. They have built an index of over 300m Twitter profiles – technology designed to track audiences, turning big data into human insights and helping clients identify the influencers and content that really matter to them.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, acquired RelSci

synopsis: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the global B2B information service provider of price discovery, essential market intelligence, and events, has acquired Relationship Science ("RelSci"), a global relationship-mapping data provider serving financial, professional services, and not-for-profit organisations.
buyer: Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (LSE:ERM:$430.13)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC is a global business-to-business information services business. They provide price discovery, essential market intelligence and events. The company manages a portfolio of businesses in markets where information, data, and convening market participants are valued."
target: RelSci
RelSci is a global relationship-mapping data provider serving financial, professional services, and not-for-profit organisations. Its proprietary software enables clients to easily identify and act upon their relationships across a range of core use-cases.
price ($mm)
$7.40
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2009 via BusinessWire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired Metasploit

synopsis: Rapid7, the leading provider of unified vulnerability management, compliance and penetration testing solutions, announced the acquisition of Metasploit, the principal organization behind the open source penetration testing framework and world’s largest database of public, tested exploits, the Metasploit Project.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$411.49)
Rapid7 is the leading provider of unified vulnerability management, compliance, and penetration testing solutions, delivering actionable intelligence about an organization’s entire IT environment. "
target: Metasploit
Metasploit provides useful information to people who perform penetration testing, IDS signature development, and exploit research. This project was created to provide information on exploit techniques and to create a useful resource for exploit developers and security professionals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/18/2020 via PR Newswire

Edge by Ascential, acquired Yimian Data

synopsis: UK-based Ascential, the specialist global information company, has acquired Yimian Data, a leading AI-powered digital commerce data solutions provider from China, and has integrated it as a division of Edge by Ascential, its digital commerce insights and advisory subsidiary.
buyer parent: Ascential plc
buyer: Edge by Ascential
UK-based Edge by Ascential gives global brands and retailers the knowledge to win in digital commerce by providing actionable, next-generation data, analytics, insights, and strategic consulting. Its suite of solutions includes Market Share, Digital Shelf, Price & Promotions, and Retail Insights. "
target: Yimian Data
Yimian Data is a leading AI-powered digital commerce data solutions provider from China. The company serves as a partner to business leaders, using data from market trends and customer feedback, machine learning, natural language processing, and AI to make faster, more intelligent business decisions
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via PR Web

BlueSky ETO, acquired Handwriting.io

synopsis: Brand management software company BlueSky ETO has purchased the assets of Handwriting.io, including the patents and the API enabling the use of authentic digital handwriting for print and digital media. Handwriting.io help businesses increase sales, enhance brand identity, and communicate more effectively.
buyer parent: MSP
buyer: BlueSky ETO
BlueSky ETO is a software company focused on providing brand marketing solutions for distributed brands, franchisors, and more. Their engineered-to-order offerings include Automated Marketing Campaigns, Brand Marketing Centers, Digital Asset Management, and Web to Print Solutions. "
target: Handwriting.io
Handwriting.io is a patented API that enables the use of authentic digital handwriting across print and digital media in a scalable and affordable way. They help businesses increase sales, enhance brand identity, and communicate more effectively with customers, employees, and the media.
price ($mm)
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