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closed 6/2/2019 via Company Press Release

SureSwift Capital, Inc., acquired TechdotMN, LLC

synopsis: Technology holding company SureSwift Capital Inc. has acquired 100% of TECHdotMN, LLC, a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
buyer: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
SureSwift Capital is a holding company that actively invests in, and holds on to emerging media and Software as a Service (SaaS) properties with the intent to provide exceptional value to existing and future clients. SureSwift creates optimal outcomes for founders of bootstrapped SaaS businesses. "
target: TechdotMN, LLC
TECHdotMN is a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on the startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of Minnesota technology news, local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
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closed 3/11/2015 via Company Press Release

BEATS Brasil, acquired Startupi

synopsis: BEATS Brasil, an event company that organizes events in Brazil, has acquired Startupi, a provider of news and information on startup companies in Brazil. It is the first information service that specializes in Information, Communications & Technology and web startups, as well as the related markets of incubators and venture capital.
buyer: BEATS Brasil
BEATS Brasil is an event company that offers conferences, seminars, workshops, training, sales conventions, and much more. "
target: Startupi
Starupi is a provider of news and information on startup companies in Brazil. It is the first information service that specializes in Information, Communications & Technology and web startups, as well as the related markets of incubators and venture capital.
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closed 1/16/2015 via Company Press Release

Nashville Post Co., Inc., acquired Southern/Alpha LLC

synopsis: The Nashville Post has acquired regional online business publication Southern/alpha, a media property focused on covering technology ventures, and the entrepreneurs and investors behind those ventures, in the Southern United States.
buyer parent: SouthComm Communications, Inc.
buyer: Nashville Post Co., Inc.
Nashville Post exists to provide breaking news and insight that decision-makers in the Nashville area can bank on. Through their online and print products, they strive to provide timely, accurate and relevant news to their subscribers. "
target: Southern/Alpha LLC
SouthernAlpha is a media property focused on covering technology ventures, and the entrepreneurs and investors behind those ventures, in the Southern United States.
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closed 7/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Mobile Syrup, acquired BetaKit, Inc.

synopsis: Mobile news site Mobile Syrup acquired BetaKit, Inc. BetaKit is a publication dedicated to providing original, real-time reporting and analysis of emerging technology news and global innovation. Each quarterly BetaKit Insights report provides an overview of the evolving ecosystem, outlining key technologies, trends, applications, and players.
buyer: Mobile Syrup
MobileSyrup.com is an independent resource on mobile technology in Canada – connecting to those who are mobile enthusiasts, professionals and shoppers. All content is Canadian – and written by Canadians. They provide daily market and industry news & reviews. "
target parent: Postmedia Network Canada Corp.
target: BetaKit, Inc.
BetaKit is a publication dedicated to providing original, real-time reporting and analysis of emerging technology news and global innovation. Each quarterly BetaKit Insights report provides an overview of the evolving ecosystem, outlining key technologies, trends, applications, and players.
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closed 6/2/2019 via Company Press Release

SureSwift Capital, Inc., acquired TechdotMN, LLC

synopsis: Technology holding company SureSwift Capital Inc. has acquired 100% of TECHdotMN, LLC, a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
buyer: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
SureSwift Capital is a holding company that actively invests in, and holds on to emerging media and Software as a Service (SaaS) properties with the intent to provide exceptional value to existing and future clients. SureSwift creates optimal outcomes for founders of bootstrapped SaaS businesses. "
target: TechdotMN, LLC
TECHdotMN is a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on the startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of Minnesota technology news, local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
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closed 12/9/2020 via PR Web

ProProfs, acquired BigContacts

synopsis: ProProfs, a provider of SaaS products, has acquired BIGContacts from SureSwift Capital, a company that invests in SaaS businesses. BIGContacts is a web-based CRM solution for small businesses. BIGContacts offers a simple software solution allows users to keep their customers & prospects organized, send personalized emails, and track contacts.
buyer: ProProfs
ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company that hosts more than 1,000,000 pages of content in 70+ languages and is a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world's largest library of professional tests & quizzes. "
target parent: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
target: BigContacts
BIGContacts is a leading web-based CRM solution for small businesses. BIGContacts offers a simple CRM, email and contact management software solution allows users to keep their customers & prospects organized, automate tasks, send personalized emails, and track contacts.
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closed 6/2/2019 via Company Press Release

SureSwift Capital, Inc., acquired TechdotMN, LLC

synopsis: Technology holding company SureSwift Capital Inc. has acquired 100% of TECHdotMN, LLC, a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
buyer: SureSwift Capital, Inc.
SureSwift Capital is a holding company that actively invests in, and holds on to emerging media and Software as a Service (SaaS) properties with the intent to provide exceptional value to existing and future clients. SureSwift creates optimal outcomes for founders of bootstrapped SaaS businesses. "
target: TechdotMN, LLC
TECHdotMN is a Minnesotan tech news creator and curator with an emphasis on the startup culture. TECHdotMN has grown to become the longest running and farthest reaching independent publisher and promoter of Minnesota technology news, local industry stories, data, events, and jobs.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Dynata, will acquire Reimagine Holdings Group

synopsis: Dynata, a global leader in first-party data and data services, announces it has reached an agreement to acquire Reimagine Holdings Group, a global leader in data creation and technology-enabled business intelligence headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
buyer parent: Court Square Capital Partners
buyer: Dynata
Dynata is the premier global provider of data solutions and technology for consumer and B2B survey research. Dynata reaches participants in 90+ sample countries via internet, telephone, mobile/wireless and mixed-access offerings. "
target: Reimagine Holdings Group
Reimagine is a global leader in data creation for business intelligence, and has redefined the insights industry by acquiring and investing in growth-oriented, technology-enabled service companies.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

startup300 AG, acquired Pioneers.io

synopsis: startup300, an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator, has acquired Pioneers.io, an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene. Pioneers' flagship event, Pioneers Festival, brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
buyer: startup300 AG
startup300 is an Austrian angel investor network and business accelerator that offers their services to Austrian startups. The group consists of 142 angels and investors that help startups grow their businesses. They focus on startups that have scalable, innovative or disruptive business models. "
target: Pioneers.io
Pioneers.io is an international relationship builder in the tech and startup scene, offering events, consulting, and investment. Their Pioneers Festival event brings together a global community of 2,500 founders, investors, and innovation executives to build partnerships and shape the future.
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announced 11/30/2020 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Element AI

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities and some of the world’s brightest AI minds. Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$4,833.48)
ServiceNow's cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. Their applications automate, predict, digitize, and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, Customer Service, Security Operations, and Human Resources. "
target: Element AI
Element AI is the platform that helps organizations embrace an AI-First world for today and tomorrow. Composed of a research lab uniquely connected to the world's best academic ecosystems, Element AI launches and incubates advanced AI-First solutions in partnership with large corporations.
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closed 1/28/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Martin Wolf LLC, acquired IT ExchangeNet

synopsis: martinwolf M&A Advisors - a leading M&A Advisory firm exclusively focusing on middle-market IT Services, Solution Provider and Software companies - announced the acquisition of IT ExchangeNet (ITX), a leader in facilitating smaller mid-market IT M&A transactions.
buyer: Martin Wolf LLC
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with an office in New York, martin wolf is a leading M & A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, and Software space. "
target: IT ExchangeNet
Founded in 1998 by technology CEOs and M & A professionals, and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IT ExchangeNet (ITX) is an organized and efficient marketplace for owners of small mid-market IT businesses seeking buyers or strategic partners.
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closed 4/6/2017 via BNC Analysis

DesiredWings, acquired Catapooolt

synopsis: Promoters of crowdfunding platform Desiredwings.com have acquired Catapooolt.com, India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects.
buyer: DesiredWings
DesiredWings facilitates business idea validation and development, helps start-ups prefund their future products and services, enabling them to start and grow without capital investment or fund-raising against equity. "
target: Catapooolt
Catapooolt is India's first industry-backed crowd-engagement platform for movies, music, performing arts and technology-based projects. Founded by the team who first launched crowd-funding in India, the platform will seek partnerships to unleash a new creative and startup revolution.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Valuesetters, will be merged with Netcapital

synopsis: ValueSetters, a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet, is to merge with Netcapital, a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow.
buyer: Valuesetters (OTCPK:VSTR:$1.75)
Led by a team of professional investors, digital marketing experts, and technology specialists, ValueSetters is a publicly-traded boutique advisory firm with unique expertise in helping private companies raise capital over the internet. "
target: Netcapital
Netcapital is a private securities platform that connects investors to entrepreneurs to help private companies grow. Netcapital operates an investment portal that enables investors to set up an account online, browse information on private companies offering securities on the platform, and invest.
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