Like Flinto

closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
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closed 7/23/2021 via finextra.com

klarna AB, acquired Stocard

synopsis: Klarna, one of Europe’s largest banks, has acquired Stocard, a mobile wallet app in Germany. Stocard revolutionizes how people shop, pay and access financial services by turning smartphones into mobile wallets. The app allows users to digitize their loyalty cards, collect rewards, access personalized offers, and pay directly for goods with it.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Stocard
Stocard is a mobile wallet app in Germany. Stocard revolutionizes how people shop, pay and access financial services by turning smartphones into mobile wallets. The app allows users to digitize their loyalty cards, collect rewards, access personalized offers, and pay directly for goods with it.
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$133
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

eftpos Australia, acquired Beem It

synopsis: eftpos Australia, Australia's own debit payments company, has acquired Beem It, a secure payment app in Australia. Beem It is a digital wallet that allows users to send and receive money using their phone in seconds. The app makes it easy to share bills and group expenses, schedule and pay to any bank, send requests, and transfer money.
buyer: eftpos Australia
eftpos Australia is Australia's own debit payments company. With access to 50 million cards in market, eftpos helps create innovative, bespoke customer payment experiences. Their vision is to be Australia’s payment choice by making life easier and being centre of the digital ecosystem. "
target: Beem It
Beem It is a secure payment app in Australia. Beem It is a digital wallet that allows users to send and receive money using their phone in seconds, regardless of the bank. The app makes it easy to share bills and group expenses, schedule and pay to any bank, send requests, and transfer money.
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announced 6/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Cann-Is Capital Corp., will acquire Uptempo, Inc.

synopsis: Cann-Is Capital Corp. will acquire Uptempo Inc., a Canadian Fintech platform with consumers in over 45 states in the US. Uptempo's technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
buyer: Cann-Is Capital Corp. (TSXV:NIS.P:$0.00)
Canda-based Cann-Is Capital Corp. is a Capital Pool Company (“CPC”). It has not commenced commercial operations and has no assets other than a minimum amount of cash. "
target: Uptempo, Inc.
Uptempo is a leading Canadian Fintech platform. The company’s proprietary technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yellow merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, Mexico's software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters, has merged with Yellow, Brazil's micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. As part of the merger, Grin and Yellow are rebranding as Grow Mobility.
buyer: Grin
Headquartered in Mexico, Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. They work with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. Currently, Grin operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota."
target: Yellow
Headquartered in Brazil, Yellow is a micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. With bike and e-scooter sharing models, they offer cheaper, faster and smarter alternatives to urban paths.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

epay, acquired Lendstar

synopsis: Epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., and global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions, has acquired Lendstar. The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app.
buyer parent: Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: epay
epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., is a global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions – enabling service providers to maximize the sales of their products and services. "
target: Lendstar
The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app. With the app, users can send, share and borrow money and connect their checking account directly to the app for easy, fast and secure money transfer to friends and family.
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closed 10/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

TNG FinTech Group, acquired WalletKu

synopsis: TNG FinTech Group, a leading provider of financial services in Asia, has acquired WalletKu, a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more.
buyer: TNG FinTech Group
TNG is the operator of TNG Wallet, Hong Kong’s leading e-wallet which revolutionizes the way consumers shop, pay and transfer money through its comprehensive suite of FinTech services. "
target: WalletKu
WalletKu is a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more. WalletKu provides an easy to use interface and secure transactions.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wibmo Inc., acquired Mypoolin

synopsis: US-based digital payment company Wibmo Inc has bought Bengaluru-based payment solution provider Mypoolin. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks.
buyer: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo Inc. a Cupertino, California based company is rapidly becoming India’s leader in mobile payments. The largest provider of eCommerce security in India, the company has launched WIBMO Mobile Payments Network – India’s first shared mobile payment ecosystem. "
target: Mypoolin
Mypoolin is a Bengaluru-based payment solution provider. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks. It also provided a feature to split and settle bills with friends using a web interface.
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announced 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Social Play USA, Inc., will acquire Spot and Pay Inc.

synopsis: Social Play USA, Inc., a business to business solutions provider for online companies, is to acquire Spot and Pay Inc., a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses.
buyer: Social Play USA, Inc. (OTCPK:SPLY:$0.00)
Social Play USA is a business to business solutions provider for online companies; providing marketing, monetization, and support services for companies in the mobile applications marketplace. "
target: Spot and Pay Inc.
Spot and Pay Inc is a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses; i.e. individual consumer products, specific services or group of services offered to the general public, B2B product and service offerings and more.
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closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

UTC Investment, acquired VNPT EPay

synopsis: Vietnamese mobile content provider VMG Media, has sold its entire stake of 62.25 per cent in VNPT EPay to UTC Investment, a venture capital firm in South Korea. VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS and more.
buyer: UTC Investment
UTC Investment Co., Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in buyouts and investments in start-ups. It also engages in corporate restructurings. The firm seeks to invest in information service, petro-chemistry, and energy sectors. "
target parent: VMG Media JSC
target: VNPT EPay
VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS or bank for online games, online services on the Internet or mobile platforms.
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announced 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire LoopPay

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire LoopPay, the acclaimed mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into secure, contactless receivers. LoopPay’s technology has the potential to work in approximately 90% of existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals, according to internal research.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: LoopPay
LoopPay is accepted at more merchants than any other digital wallet solution. LoopPay’s patented Magnetic Secure Transmission™ (MST) technology turns existing mag stripe readers into mobile contactless receivers without any changes or costs incurred by merchants or their payment processors.
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closed 7/29/2014 via Market Wire

Ciao Group Inc., acquired EverMobile

synopsis: Ciao Group Inc. announced that it has acquired Evermobile ST, Ltda., a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world. The Evermobile organization, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will become a new business unit of Ciao Technology, Ltda. also based in Sao Paulo.
buyer: Ciao Group Inc.
Ciao Group Inc. is an innovative communications company which serves a wide range of markets. Ciao delivers new and innovative software solutions that overcome legacy application limitations and deliver increased productivity and cost effectiveness. "
target: EverMobile
Evermobile ST, Ltda. is a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world.
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closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Check Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has acquired Check, a leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users. The acquisition will help accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Check Inc.
Launched in 2008, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by more than 10 million customers to pay bills and track personal finances. Check is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
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closed 12/20/2013 via Company Press Release

BNP Paribas, FEXCO, acquired FLASHiZ

synopsis: FEXCO announces that it has completed the acquisition of mobile payments and loyalty start-up, FLASHiZ, in partnership with BNP Paribas Personal Finance. FLASHiZ is a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
buyer: BNP Paribas (ENXTPA:BNP:$48,518.08)
buyer: FEXCO
FEXCO is a privately owned company based in Ireland, and a global provider of Merchant, Business and Consumer Services including Money Transfer. Being a partner focused organisation with a strong entrepreneurial spirit has enabled them to be a market leader in their specialised solutions. "
target: FLASHiZ
FLASHiZ is one of the first mobile payment solutions in Europe using both NFC and QR codes. It’s a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
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closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
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closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
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announced 4/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Two Way Ltd, will acquire iSentric Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: Two Way Ltd. has signed binding agreements to acquire all of the issued capital in iSentric Sdn Bhd (iSentric), a successful and profitable mobile services business in South East Asia.
buyer: Two Way Ltd
Two Way creates, develops and builds advanced interactive media and gambling applications for mobile, internet, TV and IPTV platforms. "
target: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Sdn Bhd. provides a software-based mobility platform that enables businesses to extend their applications and information to any wireless device. It offers Mobile Banking, Mobile Microfinancing, Mobile Enterprise and Mobile Video Portal solutions.
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closed 8/16/2012 via New York Times

Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC, acquired Venmo Inc.

synopsis: Braintree, a payments company that supplies technology to process credit card transactions on a mobile phone, has purchased Venmo, a start-up that lets people send and receive money from their friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web.
buyer: Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC
Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage. "
target: Venmo Inc.
Venmo is a social payment app and service that makes it fun to pay friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web. Users can leave notes and comments, push their payments to Venmo’s social network and/or to Twitter, foursquare and Facebook.
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$26
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cancelled 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Alanco Technologies, Inc., cancelled merger with YuuZoo Corporation

synopsis: Alanco Technologies, Inc. disclosed mutual termination of its June 29, 2011 agreement to merge with mobile internet provider YuuZoo Corporation, a leading global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems.
buyer: Alanco Technologies, Inc. (ALAN:$0.00)
Following the sale of Alanco’s StarTrak Systems, LLC subsidiary in May 2011, the NASDAQ Staff determined that Alanco “no longer has any operating business.” Alanco will request continued listing on NASDAQ pending completion of its merger with the YuuZoo Corporation. "
target: YuuZoo Corporation
YuuZoo Corporation is a global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems. It has developed a service offering where mobile content and services, payments, and technology platforms combine to leverage off the the growth in demand for mobile media.
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closed 12/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Walleto

synopsis: Google has acquired Zetawire/Walleto, a Toronto-based start-up that has been working on technology that turns a cellphone into a virtual wallet.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Walleto
Zetawire Inc. provides mobile payment solutions for credit card payments. The company offers mobile banking, advertising, identity management, credit card and mobile coupon transaction processing. The company also occasionally goes by the name Walleto.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mountain Nazca, acquired Grow Mobility

synopsis: Mountain Nazca, a cloudless Venture Capital firm that backs bold entrepreneurs who seek to build tomorrow’s breakout and transforming technology, has acquired Grow Mobility, a mobility company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters through a mobile app.
buyer: Mountain Nazca
Based in Mexico, Mountain Nazca is a cloudless Venture Capital firm that backs bold entrepreneurs who seek to build tomorrow’s breakout and transforming technology-enabled businesses. Mountain Nazca applies a true bottom-up approach in its quest to help founders reach their ultimate goals. "
target: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a mobility company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters through a mobile app. They work closely with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment.
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closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yellow merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, Mexico's software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters, has merged with Yellow, Brazil's micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. As part of the merger, Grin and Yellow are rebranding as Grow Mobility.
buyer: Grin
Headquartered in Mexico, Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. They work with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. Currently, Grin operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota."
target: Yellow
Headquartered in Brazil, Yellow is a micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. With bike and e-scooter sharing models, they offer cheaper, faster and smarter alternatives to urban paths.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ride will be merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, the Mexico City-based electric scooter company, is merging with São Paulo-based Ride to further the company’s expansion across Latin America. Ride's shared electric scooter platform is accessible, affordable, safe, eco-friendly and fun.
buyer: Grin
Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. Currently, Grin only operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota. "
target: Ride
Ride is a shared electric scooter operator in Brazil that is dockless, accessible, affordable, safe, eco-friendly and fun.
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announced 12/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Helbiz, will acquire Skip Scooters

synopsis: Helbiz, a global leader in micro-mobility, announced plans to acquire the sharing operations of Skip, a San Francisco-based company which provides a scooter-sharing system in American cities.
buyer: Helbiz
Helbiz is a global leader in micro-mobility services. Launched in 2016 and headquartered in New York City, the company operates e-scooters, e-bicycles and e-mopeds in over 30 cities around the world including Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Arlington, Atlanta, Miami, Jacksonville, Milan and Rome. "
target: Skip Scooters
Skip is a San Francisco-based company which provides a scooter-sharing system in American cities. Skip differentiates itself from competitors by making sturdier scooters with larger batteries, offering instructional classes, and working with cities before rolling out.
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closed 6/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Superpedestrian, Inc., purchased Micromobility Fleet Operations from Zagster

synopsis: Superpedestrian, a mobility engineering and technology company, has acquired the micromobility fleet operations business of Zagster. Zagster uses technology to bring scalable mobility solutions to cities, universities, companies and real estate partners across the nation.
buyer: Superpedestrian, Inc.
Superpedestrian is a mobility engineering and technology company that develops and launches urban transport solutions. LINK is the company’s shared micromobility platform and the first operator to offer electric vehicles with self-diagnostic and self-protection technologies. "
seller: Zagster
The acquisition includes the micromobility fleet operations business of Zagster. Zagster uses technology to bring scalable mobility solutions to cities, universities, companies and real estate partners across the nation.
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closed 3/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mountain Nazca, acquired Grow Mobility

synopsis: Mountain Nazca, a cloudless Venture Capital firm that backs bold entrepreneurs who seek to build tomorrow’s breakout and transforming technology, has acquired Grow Mobility, a mobility company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters through a mobile app.
buyer: Mountain Nazca
Based in Mexico, Mountain Nazca is a cloudless Venture Capital firm that backs bold entrepreneurs who seek to build tomorrow’s breakout and transforming technology-enabled businesses. Mountain Nazca applies a true bottom-up approach in its quest to help founders reach their ultimate goals. "
target: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a mobility company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters through a mobile app. They work closely with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yellow merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, Mexico's software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters, has merged with Yellow, Brazil's micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. As part of the merger, Grin and Yellow are rebranding as Grow Mobility.
buyer: Grin
Headquartered in Mexico, Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. They work with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. Currently, Grin operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota."
target: Yellow
Headquartered in Brazil, Yellow is a micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. With bike and e-scooter sharing models, they offer cheaper, faster and smarter alternatives to urban paths.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Ford Motor Company, acquired Spin

synopsis: Ford Smart Mobility, LLC, a division of Ford Motor Company, has acquired Spin, a San Francisco-based electric scooter-sharing company that provides customers an alternative for first- and last-mile transportation.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$129,052.00)
Ford Motor Company, is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: Spin
Spin is a San Francisco-based electric scooter-sharing company that provides customers an alternative for first- and last-mile transportation. They currently serve more than 50 markets in the US, including Seattle, Dallas, Washington DC, Charlotte, and Miami.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ride will be merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, the Mexico City-based electric scooter company, is merging with São Paulo-based Ride to further the company’s expansion across Latin America. Ride's shared electric scooter platform is accessible, affordable, safe, eco-friendly and fun.
buyer: Grin
Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. Currently, Grin only operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota. "
target: Ride
Ride is a shared electric scooter operator in Brazil that is dockless, accessible, affordable, safe, eco-friendly and fun.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Via ID, acquired Ubigo

synopsis: Via ID, a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility, has acquired a majority stake in UbiGo, a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more.
buyer parent: Mobivia Groupe S.A.
buyer: Via ID
Via ID is a business accelerator that supports in the long term projects related to new modes of mobility. Focused on smart, sustainable and everyday mobility, Via ID is looking for candidates with projects involved with big data, IoT, AI, the blockchain, multimodality, APIs, and more. "
target: Ubigo
UbiGo is a Swedish mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) provider. UbiGo is a subscription service for all modes of transportation, including public transport, rental cars, bike-sharing, and more. Their app allows users to easily book transportation and manage their subscription.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Easy Taxi, acquired Yaxi

synopsis: Easy Taxi, a mobile taxi booking app available in more than 30 countries, has acquired Mexico's Yaxi, a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
buyer: Easy Taxi
Based in Brazil, Easy Taxi is a mobile taxi booking app that is reliable and convenient to users and drivers. Easy Taxi can be used for both consumers or businesses to bring them to their destinations. Easy Taxi is available for use in more than 30 countries. "
target: Yaxi
Based in Mexico, Yaxi is a mobile application dedicated to booking taxis. Their software helps users and drivers by organizing, verifying, and giving access to safe and convenient transportation, enabling everyone to book safe taxi rides.
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announced 8/23/2017 via Company Press Release

Telepass S.p.A., will acquire Urbi

synopsis: Telepass S.p.A., a provider of electronic payment services, will acquire a majority stake in Urbi from Lastminute.com Group, a leader in the online travel and leisure industry. Urbi is a mobile app that allows users to search, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as taxis, and other services.
buyer parent: Atlantia S.p.A.
buyer: Telepass S.p.A.
Telepass S.p.A. offers electronic payment services for urban and suburban mobility such as electronic toll collection systems. They also offer the Telepass Pay mobile app, an integrated payment system for blue line parking spaces in Italy. "
target parent: Lastminute.com Group
target: Urbi
URBI is a free mobile app available for iOS and Android. The app provides a “one stop shop” place for Urban Mobility, enabling users to search, subscribe, book and pay for different mobility services such as car, scooter and bicycle sharing as well as public transport, taxis and other services.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Bloomberg

General Motors Corporation, acquired SideCar

synopsis: General Motors Co., one of the world's largest automakers, has acquired the technology and most of the assets of the San Francisco-based ride-hailing pioneer Sidecar Technologies Inc. SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city.
buyer: General Motors Corporation (GM:$152,356.00)
General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 205,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in some 157 countries. "
target: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology.
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closed 9/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, acquired Hitch

synopsis: Hitch has announced that they have been acquired by Lyft. Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is an on-demand ridesharing service owned and operated by Zimride that operates in San Francisco, CA. Using the Lyft iPhone app, passengers can instantly request a pickup, and a safe, friendly driver will arrive within minutes. "
target: Hitch
Hitch is the first on-demand multi-pickup solution--an iOS app offering an extremely affordable and convenient transportation solution. Rather than booking an entire car, users only reserve the amount of seats they need, allowing them to pick up other passengers heading the same location.
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closed 2/15/2013 via PE Hub

SideCar, acquired Heyride Inc.

synopsis: SideCar, the leading on-demand rideshare community, announced it has acquired the assets of Heyride, Inc, an Austin-based rideshare community. SideCar uses smartphones to connect everyday drivers with a car with people nearby who need a ride.
buyer: SideCar
SideCar is a real-time ridesharing community that connects drivers with spare seats in their car to passengers who need instant rides across the city, via a user-friendly proprietary smartphone technology. "
target: Heyride Inc.
Inspired by the spread of collaborative consumption, Heyride disrupts the world of for-hire transportation by creating a marketplace where users are empowered to give and receive inexpensive, safe, on-demand rides using their smartphones.
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closed 7/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Enterprise Holdings, acquired Zimride

synopsis: Enterprise Holdings announced that it is acquiring the business of Zimride, an online service that efficiently connects drivers, passengers and partners with colleges and universities to facilitate sustainable transportation-management solutions. Zimride is the largest ride-matching program in the United States with more than 350,000 users.
buyer: Enterprise Holdings
Enterprise Holdings and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management together offer a total transportation solution. Combined, these businesses, which include extensive car rental and car-sharing services, commercial truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales. "
target parent: Lyft
target: Zimride
Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds users can set up a profile, see and book a ride in their area, or post a ride of their own.
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closed 6/22/2010 via PR Newswire

uShip, Inc., acquired Boxby Ltd.

synopsis: uShip, the global online transport marketplace, announced the acquisition of boxby.co.uk, the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers. The transaction provides UK house removal firms and eBay couriers access to more delivery jobs, helping them run full and more efficiently as they battle rising fuels costs and VAT increases.
buyer: uShip, Inc.
uShip helps relieve the stress and high cost of moving hard-to-ship items, such as cars, furniture, pianos, boats, haulage, heavy equipment, pets and more. As the first and largest online transport marketplace, uShip connects people and businesses with feedback-rated transporters. "
target: Boxby Ltd.
Boxby Ltd. is the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers.
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announced 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alfio Bardolla, will acquire Aste Giudiziarie

synopsis: Alfio Bardolla, the leading company in Europe in personal financial training, will be acquiring Aste Giudiziarie, a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals.
buyer: Alfio Bardolla (BIT:ABTG:$10.90)
Based in Italy, Alfio Bardolla is the leading company in Europe in personal financial training that helps people become financially free. Through their seminars and products, they teach people how to develop methods to create and manage financial assets. "
target: Aste Giudiziarie
Based in Italy, Aste Giudiziarie is a proprietary platform that aggregates real-estate properties in auction, targeting individuals who want to buy their first home at a discount and through a team of professionals, accompanies them throughout the judicial operation of the chosen property.
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$0.17*
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