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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired ChilliConnect

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired the UK-based ChilliConnect. The addition of ChilliConnect's services to Unity will allow developers to benefit from easier, better integrated access to live operations and backend game management services to build and manage connected games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: ChilliConnect
UK-based ChilliConnect is a Live Game Management platform providing game developers and publishers to build, monetize, and operate live games. ChilliConnect comprises a suite of cloud services, including analytics, game backend services, and live operations tools in a single platform.
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closed 7/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired GameSparks

synopsis: Amazon has acquired GameSparks, a Dublin and York based company that makes tools for video game developers. GameSparks targets titles hosted in Amazon’s vast cloud computing data centres, providing the basic background software to get video games online and start making money.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want—low prices, vast selection, and convenience—Amazon continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. "
target: GameSparks
GameSparks is a cloud-based platform for games developers to help them build the server-side features of their games and then manage their games as a service post launch. It provides developers with a single integrated tool to build server components without ever having to set up and run a server.
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closed 12/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Corona Labs Inc., acquired Game Minion

synopsis: Mobile game tool developer Corona Labs has acquired mobile cloud services startup Game Minion. Game Minion has developed a full suite of cross-platform cloud services that mobile game developers can adopt and easily insert into their games.
buyer: Corona Labs Inc.
Corona Labs is the maker of Corona SDK, the leading cross-platform mobile development framework. Corona lets developers write once and build apps for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and NOOK. "
target: Game Minion
Game Minion is a mobile cloud services startup company. Game Minion has developed a full suite of cross-platform cloud services, including multi-player gaming, push notifications, sophisticated analytics, cloud storage, leaderboards, achievements, content delivery, and social sharing.
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closed 9/8/2021 via BusinessWire

DigitalOcean, acquired Nimbella, Inc.

synopsis: DigitalOcean Holdings, Inc. has acquired Nimbella, a serverless platform provider. The acquisition expands DigitalOcean’s capabilities into the rapidly growing function-as-a-service market and will add an additional serverless compute offering to complement the company’s existing Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offerings.
buyer: DigitalOcean (DOCN:$428.56)
DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world. DigitalOcean helps developers, startups, and SMBs rapidly build, deploy and scale applications to accelerate innovation and increase productivity and agility. "
target: Nimbella, Inc.
Nimbella is a serverless cloud that helps developers and organizations adopt a cloud strategy focused on rapidly delivering business value in a changing cloud landscape. Nimbella is backed by enterprise-grade open source software and offers organizations the ability to run across multiple clouds.
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closed 8/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Megaport, acquired InnovoEdge, Inc.

synopsis: Network-as-a-service (NaaS) provider Megaport has revealed its acquisition of US-based multicloud and edge automation platform InnovoEdge. InnovoEdge offers software and services to automate the deployment, management, monitoring and price optimisation of multicloud, hybrid cloud and hyper-edge environments.
buyer: Megaport
Megaport was founded in Australia by industry expert and entrepreneur Bevan Slattery who aimed to create an SDN-based platform that gave customers access to elastic interconnection services, aligning these network services to cloud-based models. "
target: InnovoEdge, Inc.
InnovoEdge offers software and services to automate the deployment, management, monitoring and price optimisation of multicloud, hybrid cloud and hyper-edge environments.
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$5.52
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closed 2/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Keywords Studios, acquired GetSocial BV

synopsis: Game service provider Keywords has acquired Dutch cloud-based software platform GetSocial. Netherlands-based GetSocial lets game developers manage the social interactions between their game, their players, and other networks, while also providing a toolkit for customer acquisition, retention, and engagement.
buyer: Keywords Studios (AIM:KWS:$512.20)
Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. They provide integrated art production, engineering, audio services, testing, localization and player support services across 50 languages and 14 game platforms in more than 20 countries. "
target: GetSocial BV
GetSocial lets game developers manage the social interactions between their game, their players, and other networks, while also providing a toolkit for customer acquisition, retention, and engagement. They are based in the Netherlands.
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announced 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire Instana

synopsis: IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring and observability company. Instana ensures that your application delivery organization has the data, visibility and information they need to manage the performance of critical business applications across the DevOps lifecycle.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$58,361.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: Instana
Instana offers automatic application performance monitoring for any architecture on any cloud. Instana ensures that your application delivery organization has the data, visibility and information they need to manage the performance of critical business applications across the DevOps lifecycle.
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closed 8/8/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired VaraLogix

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired VaraLogix, a proven application release automation provider. With this acquisition, BMC is expanding its DevOps portfolio to make it easier for IT to more quickly and efficiently deliver cutting-edge applications with fewer outages, lower risk and higher return on investment.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software's portfolio of Business Service Management solutions deliver a comprehensive approach and unified platform for managing IT. BMC offers solutions across your entire IT organization - mainframe to distributed systems, physical to virtual, operations to support. "
target: VaraLogix
VaraLogix provides the only solution that has been purposely-built, from the ground up, to automate business critical application deployment and configuration management – in one solution – removing risk and uncertainty from the deployment process.
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closed 1/4/2011 via PR Newswire

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Heroku, Inc.

synopsis: Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Heroku, the privately held cloud platform for writing Ruby-based applications. The acquisition positions salesforce.com to take a greater share of the public cloud services market, projected by IDC to reach $55.5 billion in 2014.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and CRM applications have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers. "
target: Heroku, Inc.
Heroku features a workflow and interface that mimics how developers work. Heroku's multi-tenant architecture means no virtual machines to manage, no software to install, and no complicated platform stacks to manage and tune.
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$217
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closed 2/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Snyk, acquired Fugue

synopsis: Snyk, the leader in developer security, has acquired Fugue, a cloud security and compliance company. Fugue provides developers with the the tools they need to build, deploy and maintain cloud security at every stage of the development lifecycle. Their platform helps teams to move faster in the cloud while keeping it secure.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: Fugue
Fugue is a cloud security and compliance company. Fugue provides developers with the the tools they need to build, deploy and maintain cloud security at every stage of the development lifecycle. Their platform helps teams to move faster in the cloud while keeping it secure.
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closed 6/22/2021 via BusinessWire

NetApp, acquired Data Mechanics Inc.

synopsis: NetApp, a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, has acquired Data Mechanics, a managed platform provider for big data processing and cloud analytics. Data Mechanics helps businesses capitalize on Apache Spark, an open-source unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing and machine learning, in Kubernetes.
buyer: NetApp (NTAP:$6,193.00)
NetApp is a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company that empowers organizations to lead with data in the age of accelerated digital transformation. The company provides systems, software, and cloud services that enable them to run their applications optimally from data center to cloud. "
target: Data Mechanics Inc.
Data Mechanics is a cloud-native Spark platform focused on making Apache Spark easy to use and cost-effective for data engineering workloads. Data Mechanics is deployed inside its customers' cloud account (AWS, Azure, GCP) on a Kubernetes cluster that is created and managed specifically for them.
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closed 1/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Pluralsight, acquired Next Tech

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, announced it has acquired Next Tech, a San Diego, California provider of cloud-based computing environments, enabling the authoring and hosting of labs in software development, data science and machine learning.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes, and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting. "
target: Next Tech
Next Tech is a San Diego, California provider of cloud-based computing environments, enabling the authoring and hosting of labs in software development, data science and machine learning.
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closed 1/12/2021 via Company Press Release

Pluralsight, acquired Next Tech

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, announced it has acquired Next Tech, a San Diego, California provider of cloud-based computing environments, enabling the authoring and hosting of labs in software development, data science and machine learning.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes, and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting. "
target: Next Tech
Next Tech is a San Diego, California provider of cloud-based computing environments, enabling the authoring and hosting of labs in software development, data science and machine learning.
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announced 11/18/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Banzai Cloud

synopsis: Cisco Systems is to acquire Banzai Cloud, a company based in Budapest, Hungary that specializes in assisting enterprises with cloud native application development, implementation and scalability as well as management of containerized applications.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco Systems' hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Banzai Cloud
Headquartered in Budapest, Hungary, Banzai Cloud specializes in assisting enterprises with cloud native application development, implementation and scalability as well as management of containerized applications.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Carbon Relay, acquired StormForger GmbH

synopsis: ​Carbon Relay, now ​StormForge​, the leader in machine learning-based cloud-native application performance testing and optimization, has acquired StormForger, a performance testing as a service platform. ​With the acquisition, Carbon Relay is renaming to StormForge ​and is announcing the integrated platform as the first available to DevOps
buyer: Carbon Relay
Carbon Relay, now ​StormForge​, is the leader in machine learning-based cloud-native application performance testing and optimization. The Platform is built to help DevOps teams release with confidence and IT leaders to realize the promise of cloud-native. "
target: StormForger GmbH
StormForger is a performance testing as a service platform, targeting HTTP APIs. They provide a high degree of automation and a comprehensive and expressive JavaScript DSL to specify test cases.
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closed 11/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kovai.co, acquired Cerebrata

synopsis: Kovai.co, an enterprise software company based in India, has acquired Cerebrata, an Indian company that produces tools for Microsoft Azure developers. Cerebrata's Cerulean platform makes it easy to manage Azure resources. The platform allows developers to take control of their storage, streamline workflows, and make sense of their diagnostics data.
buyer: Kovai.co
Kovai.co is a premier enterprise software company based in India. Kovai.co provides a wide range of business software products. They offer solutions for Microsoft BizTalk monitoring & analytics, Azure Serverless monitoring & management, hybrid integration, and knowledge bases. "
target: Cerebrata
Cerebrata is an Indian company that produces tools for Microsoft Azure developers and IT pros. Cerebrata's Cerulean platform makes it easy to manage Azure resources. Their platform allows developers to take control of their storage, streamline workflows, and make sense of their diagnostics data.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Appfire, acquired Beecom Products AG

synopsis: Appfire, a leading provider of apps for software development teams, is continuing to expand its product portfolio with the acquisition of Switzerland-based Beecom Products AG, makers of JSU Automation Suite for Jira Workflows, one of the most widely used apps in the Atlassian ecosystem with over 18,000 active installations.
buyer: Appfire
Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem. Appfire’s popular Bob Swift, Botron, Feed Three, and Wittified product brands comprise the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace with 65+ purpose-built products. "
target: Beecom Products AG
Switzerland-based Beecom Products is an Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner. Its flagship product, JSU Automation Suite for Jira Workflows, is used by more than 18,000 teams globally. Beecom also provides DevOps, IT Service Management, Project Portfolio Management, and Cloud Migration solutions.
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closed 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Bitrise, acquired Outlyer

synopsis: Bitrise, a mobile continuous integration and delivery platform, has acquired Outlyer, a self-service cloud infrastructure monitoring platform made for developers, DevOps and microservice environments. They monitor client's full stack, from servers and cloud providers to databases, containers and custom metrics.
buyer: Bitrise
Bitrise is a mobile continuous integration and delivery platform. Bitrise helps clients automate daily app development tasks from building through testing to deployment. With Bitrise clients can configure these tasks with a unique, visual workflow editor. "
target: Outlyer
Outlyer is a self-service cloud infrastructure monitoring platform made for developers, DevOps and microservice environments. They monitor client's full stack, from servers and cloud providers to databases, containers and custom metrics.
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closed 4/25/2017 via PR Newswire

Crossover, acquired Engine Yard, Inc.

synopsis: Engine Yard, provider of the best cloud platform & support for Ruby on Rails, announced that Crossover, the leader in cloud-based Ruby development teams, has acquired the company to develop the world's best full-stack Ruby on Rails platform.
buyer: Crossover
Crossover specializes in finding, testing, assembling and managing cloud-based Ruby teams. Crossover is currently in 108 different countries and is one of the fastest growing cloud talent marketplaces. Crossover is headquartered in Austin, Texas. "
target: Engine Yard, Inc.
Engine Yard is the leading Ruby on Rails full-stack platform empowering developers and DevOps teams provision, manage, monitor and control applications on top of Amazon. Engine Yard specializes in deep partnerships with customers to provide mission-critical support and uptime.
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closed 4/9/2015 via Market Wire

Corvisa LLC, acquired Codebox

synopsis: Cloud communications provider, Corvisa LLC, announced the acquisition of Codebox, a web-based developer IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Corvisa will integrate the Codebox IDE into its Summit Platform to facilitate faster, easier development of real-time communications applications by both businesses and independent developers.
buyer parent: Novation Companies, Inc.
buyer: Corvisa LLC
Corvisa provides businesses with a single source for cloud communications solutions. Corvisa combines powerful contact center software, business phone systems and connectivity services with the unmatched flexibility of our Summit development platform. "
target: Codebox
Codebox is a web-based developer IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Codebox was created in 2014 with the vision of creating powerful development tools, tackling issues like collaboration, cloud development and many others. Codebox.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired ChilliConnect

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired the UK-based ChilliConnect. The addition of ChilliConnect's services to Unity will allow developers to benefit from easier, better integrated access to live operations and backend game management services to build and manage connected games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: ChilliConnect
UK-based ChilliConnect is a Live Game Management platform providing game developers and publishers to build, monetize, and operate live games. ChilliConnect comprises a suite of cloud services, including analytics, game backend services, and live operations tools in a single platform.
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announced 8/10/2022 via BusinessWire

AppLovin, will acquire Unity Technologies

synopsis: AppLovin, a leader in mobile marketing and monetization, is to acquire Unity Software, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content.
buyer parent: Orient Securities Company Limited
buyer: AppLovin (APP:$2,793.10)
AppLovin helps mobile game developers connect with billions of users by providing solutions to monetize, publish, understand, and grow their businesses. Developers use AppLovin’s platform and powerful analytics tools to acquire new users and improve profitability. "
target: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers and architects to automotive designers, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to make their creations come to life.
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announced 7/13/2022 via BusinessWire

ironSource will be merged with Unity Technologies,

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D content, and ironSource, a leading business platform that empowers mobile content creators to turn their apps into scalable, successful businesses, entered into a definitive agreement under which ironSource will merge into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unity.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers and architects to automotive designers, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to make their creations come to life. "
target: ironSource (IS:$553.47)
Israel-based ironSource is a leading business platform for the App Economy. App developers use ironSource's platform to turn their apps into successful, scalable businesses, leveraging a comprehensive set of software solutions which help them grow and engage users, monetize content, and more.
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closed 1/25/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Unity Technologies, acquired Ziva

synopsis: Unity has acquired technology company Ziva Dynamics. Based in Vancouver, Ziva Dynamics is the world's leading virtual character software company. With the acquisition of Ziva, Unity aims to make digital character creation tools more accessible to artists and platforms.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers and architects to automotive designers, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to make their creations come to life. "
target: Ziva
Canada-based Ziva Dynamics is a leading virtual character software company. Its physics computation and simulation platform, coupled with standardized character assets, offer groundbreaking solutions for creating high-quality virtual humans and creatures, and designing lifelike digital experiences.
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Unity Technologies, acquired SyncSketch LLC

synopsis: Unity has acquired SyncSketch, a collaboration and productivity software. SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual artists that allows a team to view, review, and provide feedback on each other’s work. It includes support for both 2D and 3D assets as well as video.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: SyncSketch LLC
SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual artists that allows a team to view, review, and provide feedback on each other’s work. It includes support for both 2D and 3D assets as well as video. The company offers the software in free and premium models.
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Unity Technologies, purchased VFX Tech Division from Weta Digital Limited

synopsis: Unity Software, a 3D game-development platform, is expanding its VFX footprint in a big way with the acquisition of the technology division of Peter Jackson’s New Zealand-based Weta Digital. The technology division of Weta Digital includes the tools used to create Gollum for Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings,” Caesar from “The Planet of the Apes.”
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
seller: Weta Digital Limited
The technology division of Weta Digital includes the tools used to create Gollum for Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings,” Caesar from “The Planet of the Apes” and characters and settings from a slew of other movies.
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closed 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired OTO Systems Inc.

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced the acquisition of OTO, an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: OTO Systems Inc.
OTO Systems Inc. is an AI-driven acoustic intelligence platform that can be leveraged to build and foster safer gaming environments with voice and text chat environments. Other use cases include call centers, healthcare, wearables and robotics.
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announced 8/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Unity Technologies, will acquire Parsec

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the high performance remote desktop and streaming technology company, Parsec, which allows gaming and creative professionals to work together from anywhere.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Parsec
Founded in 2016 by CTO Chris Dickson and CEO Benjy Boxer, Parsec delivers a best-in-class high frame rate, low-latency remote desktop experience. Parsec allows gaming and creative professionals to work together from anywhere.
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closed 7/22/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Unity Technologies, acquired SpeedTree

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired SpeedTree, a suite of vegetation modeling and middleware products. SpeedTree offers tools for foliage customization and environment development. Their software is used to create trees, plants, 3D vegetation, and virtual foliage for films, television shows, and video games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: SpeedTree
SpeedTree is a suite of vegetation modeling and middleware products. SpeedTree offers tools for foliage customization and environment development. Their software is used to create trees, plants, 3D vegetation, and virtual foliage for films, television shows, and video games.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired Visual Live 3D LLC

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced the acquisition of VisualLive, a technology company enabling the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry to reduce costs and increase efficiency by visualizing and collaborating in augmented reality (AR).
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Visual Live 3D LLC
VisualLive is the AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) industry's leading platform that offers easy-to-use and off-the-shelf augmented reality software on Microsoft HoloLens, Android, and iOS for design, engineering, and construction companies.
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closed 12/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired RestAR

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced the acquisition of RestAR, a Tel Aviv-based computer vision and deep learning company that enables fashion brands, online retailers, and marketers to scan and render physical consumer products in high-quality 3D, using only a mobile device.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: RestAR
RestAR aims to change the way people interact with online products by enabling retail businesses to use AI on any mobile device to convert simple videos of their products into 3D/AR visualizations and increase revenues.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Unity Technologies, acquired Plastic SCM

synopsis: Unity game engine maker, Unity Technologies, acquired Codice, which makes Plastic SCM, software for controlling which version of a project is considered the most up-to-date. Plastic SCM can handle the largest repositories, massive binary files, and thousands of concurrent users while supporting distributed and centralized repositories.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Plastic SCM
Customers worldwide trust Plastic SCM to handle their source code and all the related assets in their software projects. Their customers range in size from corporations with +3000 developers served by Plastic SCM to small studios. Códice Software is the name of the company behind Plastic SCM.
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closed 5/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired Finger Food Advanced Technology Group

synopsis: Unity Technologies, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced the acquisition of Vancouver-based Finger Food Advanced Technology Group, a professional services organization specializing in building industry-first solutions for global companies.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Finger Food Advanced Technology Group
Finger Food Advanced Technology builds custom technology solutions to solve some of the most complex problems faced by businesses today. The company utilizes in-house expertise in AI, AR/VR, Blockchain, Robotics, and IoT, to create cloud, web, and mobile solutions for Global 1000-level clients.
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closed 3/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired Artomatix

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired Artomatix, an Irish software company that uses AI and neural networks to streamline 3D artistic workflows in top studios worldwide. Artomatix’s ArtEngine platform leverages AI to help artists accelerate their creative workflows for material creation.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Artomatix
Dublin-based Artomatix is an AI-driven 3D content creation platform, used by AAA studios and 3D artists working across gaming, entertainment, industrial, and design industries. Artomatix’s ArtEngine platform leverages AI to help artists accelerate their creative workflows for material creation.
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closed 11/6/2019 via gamesindustry.biz

Unity Technologies, acquired Obvioos

synopsis: Unity Technologies, the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired Obvioos, a virtual architecture firm in France focused on architecture and real estate. Obvioos uses VR technologies to let their clients' customers visit their future properties. Obvioos also offers Furioos, a cloud-based 3D application streaming service.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Obvioos
Obvioos is a virtual architecture firm in France that focuses on VR renderings for use in architecture and real estate. Obvioos uses VR technologies to let their clients' customers visit their future properties. Obvioos also offers Furioos, a cloud-based 3D application streaming service.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired ChilliConnect

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired the UK-based ChilliConnect. The addition of ChilliConnect's services to Unity will allow developers to benefit from easier, better integrated access to live operations and backend game management services to build and manage connected games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: ChilliConnect
UK-based ChilliConnect is a Live Game Management platform providing game developers and publishers to build, monetize, and operate live games. ChilliConnect comprises a suite of cloud services, including analytics, game backend services, and live operations tools in a single platform.
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closed 9/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired deltaDNA

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired deltaDNA, a leader in games LiveOps management. Under the terms of the acquisition, deltaDNA will continue to operate as a separate entity, providing its engine agnostic player lifetime management tools to developers worldwide.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: deltaDNA
UK-based deltaDNA provides powerful Customer Relationship Management technology and expert consultancy for game-makers using data to manage the whole game economy. They supply the tools and insights needed to optimize games, for individual players, in real-time.
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closed 3/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Unity Technologies, acquired Graphine Software

synopsis: Ghent, Belgium-based Graphine is very excited to announce that they have been acquired by Unity Technologies. Graphine is known worldwide for its streaming and compression technology used to increase the graphical quality of video games and interactive 3D applications.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, giving developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. "
target: Graphine Software
Graphine is known worldwide for its streaming and compression technology used to increase the graphical quality of video games and interactive 3D applications. Based in Ghent, Belgium, their R&D department develops state-of-the-art streaming technology.
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closed 1/29/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired Vivox

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, announced that the company has acquired Vivox, the provider of cross-platform voice and text communication tools for games. More than 50 million users in 180+ countries exchange billions of voice minutes each month using Vivox.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, giving developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. "
target: Vivox
Vivox provides communication services for games where players interact on the Web, on their mobile devices on PCs or on gaming consoles. More than 50 million users in 180+ countries exchange billions of voice minutes each month using Vivox.
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announced 10/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, will acquire Digital Monarch Media

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Monarch Media, a Canadian company centered around virtual cinematography, filmmakers and filmmaking, and the tools that aid in the process.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, giving developers around the world the tools to create rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. "
target: Digital Monarch Media
Founded in 2014, Digital Monarch Media Ltd™ is a Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia. They are a company centered around virtual cinematography, filmmakers and filmmaking, and the tools that aid in the process.
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announced 11/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, will acquire Multiplay Ltd

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of a flexible and high-performance end-to-end development platform used to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences, announced that the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Multiplay, a leading specialist in online game server hosting, and its game hosting business from GAME Digital plc.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, an intuitive and flexible development platform used to make wildly creative and intelligently interactive 3D and 2D content. The "author once, deploy everywhere"​ capability ensures developers can publish to all of the most popular platforms. "
target parent: GAME Digital plc
target: Multiplay Ltd
Founded in 1997, Multiplay is a gaming services company specialising in a variety of areas of work including events services, online services, systems development, digital consultancy, esports and more.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
$6
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5.6x
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Unity Technologies, acquired ChilliConnect

synopsis: Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, has acquired the UK-based ChilliConnect. The addition of ChilliConnect's services to Unity will allow developers to benefit from easier, better integrated access to live operations and backend game management services to build and manage connected games.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: ChilliConnect
UK-based ChilliConnect is a Live Game Management platform providing game developers and publishers to build, monetize, and operate live games. ChilliConnect comprises a suite of cloud services, including analytics, game backend services, and live operations tools in a single platform.
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announced 8/10/2022 via BusinessWire

AppLovin, will acquire Unity Technologies

synopsis: AppLovin, a leader in mobile marketing and monetization, is to acquire Unity Software, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content.
buyer parent: Orient Securities Company Limited
buyer: AppLovin (APP:$2,793.10)
AppLovin helps mobile game developers connect with billions of users by providing solutions to monetize, publish, understand, and grow their businesses. Developers use AppLovin’s platform and powerful analytics tools to acquire new users and improve profitability. "
target: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers and architects to automotive designers, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to make their creations come to life.
price ($mm)
$17,545
rev ($mm)
$1,111
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.8x
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closed 3/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Epic Games, acquired Capturing Reality

synopsis: Capturing Reality, creator of RealityCapture, the state-of-the-art photogrammetric software for 3D scans, has been acquired by Epic Games, a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology.
buyer: Epic Games
Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. "
target: Capturing Reality
Capturing Reality is a software development house based in Slovakia, which develops RealityCapture. Create geo-referenced maps, orthographic projections, virtual reality scenes, movie assets, textured 3D meshes and much more from images and/or laser scans completely automatically.
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closed 2/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Niantic, Inc., acquired Escher Reality, Inc

synopsis: Pokemon Go and games like it may soon allow users to play together with others in augmented reality (AR), if an announcement by the game’s maker Niantic is any indication: Niantic revealed that it has acquired Escher Reality, a Bay Area-based startup that has developed technology to build advanced AR games and experiences.
buyer: Niantic, Inc.
Niantic is the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress. Niantic is building an AR + Real World game platform that is defining state of the art with an innovative server architecture that enables massive scale supporting a global shared state rich interactions. "
target: Escher Reality, Inc
Escher Reality’s software allows developers to build AR games that work on both iPhones and Android devices, with the ability to connect multiple devices together so that their users see and interact with the same virtual objects at the same time.
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closed 1/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Simplygon

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, announced that they are acquiring Simplygon, a premier developer of automatic 3D data-optimization solutions. Simplygon was developed by Donya Labs AB in Sweden, with a goal of making 3D more accessible for developers.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Simplygon
Simplygon is developed by Donya Labs AB, a privately held company based in Sweden. They are a leading provider in 3D game optimization and they remain dedicated to helping creators and users of 3D data across industries to optimize their content pipelines and streamline their workflows.
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announced 5/10/2018 via Company Press Release

CRIWARE, will acquire Web Technology Corp.

synopsis: CRI Middleware Co., Ltd. (CRIWARE), a Japan-based company that provides middleware to the video game industry, will acquire Web Technology Corp., a Japanese company that develops image optimization software solutions. Web Technology Corp.'s OPTPiX software solutions are image optimization tools for use in mobile app and video game development.
buyer: CRIWARE (TSE:3698:$17.17)
Founded in 1983, CRI Middleware Co., Ltd. (CRIWARE) is a Japan-based company that provides middleware to the video game industry. CRIWARE's middlware consists of audio and video solutions that can be integrated with popular game engines such as Unity, Unreal Engine and Cocos2d-x. "
target: Web Technology Corp.
Founded in 1991, Web Technology Corp. is a Japanese company that develops image optimization software solutions. Their OPTPiX imésta 7 and OPTPiX SpriteStudio solutions are image optimization tools for use in mobile app and video game development.
price ($mm)
$5.27
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closed 7/20/2022 via PR Newswire

Dynepic, acquired Surreal Games, LLC

synopsis: Dynepic has acquired SurrealVR, a pioneer in platform agnostic virtual reality (VR) that helped lay the groundwork for immersive collaboration in the Metaverse. Dynepic DX platform users will now be able to successfully teach, learn, and collaborate with colleagues in a 3D environment.
buyer: Dynepic
Dynepic’s DX Platform is a secure, device- and software- agnostic infrastructure with open APIs, learning management systems (LMS)/learning record stores (LRS), and a central training hub to build an open ecosystem for extended reality to power the future of multi-dimensional knowledge. "
target: Surreal Games, LLC
SurrealVR offers a drop-in Social VR Framework for content developers and HMD (head-mounted display) manufacturers so that they can make any VR experience social. SurrealVR comes with cross-platform support for avatars, voicechat, networked gameplay and physics, shopping and more.
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closed 5/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Two Big Ears

synopsis: Facebook, an online social networking service, announced it’s acquired Two Big Ears, a company that designs immersive and interactive audio applications and tools, with a focus on mobile, virtual reality and emerging technologies.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Two Big Ears
Based in Edinburgh, Two Big Ears designs immersive and interactive audio applications and tools, with a focus on mobile, virtual reality and emerging technologies.
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closed 3/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired PlayCanvas Ltd

synopsis: Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers. PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up that was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: PlayCanvas Ltd
PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up. PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology also allows developers to build and run virtual reality experiences from the browser.
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announced 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Havok Inc., will acquire Trinigy GmbH

synopsis: Havok™, a premier provider of interactive software solutions for the games, entertainment and simulation industries, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trinigy, a 3D game engine provider. Trinigy’s Vision Game Engine has been used by a broad range of games and simulation companies and is available on all major platforms.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Havok Inc.
Havok™, an Intel® company, is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games, entertainment, and simulation industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best known game developers. "
target: Trinigy GmbH
Trinigy provides game engine technology and first-class support to video game and serious game development studios across the globe. Engineered to provide more creative and technical freedom, Trinigy's Vision Engine is in use in more than 200 commercial game productions.
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closed 12/9/2021 via PR Newswire

UP9, acquired MockLab

synopsis: UP9, an autonomous microservice testing platform for developers, has acquired MockLab, an open source API simulator based in the UK. MockLab helps businesses to build and ship more robust systems. Their platform enables software teams to rapidly simulate APIs for faster parallel development and more comprehensive testing.
buyer: UP9
UP9 is an autonomous microservice testing platform for developers. UP9 enables microservice developers to ensure their APIs perform reliably and securely, and are production-ready. Their platform uses machine learning to help developers find problems early and get to the root cause quickly. "
target: MockLab
MockLab is an open source API simulator based in the UK. MockLab helps businesses to build and ship more robust systems. Their platform enables software teams to rapidly simulate APIs for faster parallel development and more comprehensive testing.
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closed 3/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired FusionCharts

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of FusionCharts, a leading provider of JavaScript charting components and tools. FusionCharts empowers developers to build user-friendly, visually appealing dashboards for web and mobile projects.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: FusionCharts
FusionCharts is a leading provider of JavaScript charting components and tools. FusionCharts empowers developers to build user-friendly, visually appealing dashboards for web and mobile projects.
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closed 12/12/2019 via PR Newswire

ScopeAR, acquired WakingApp

synopsis: Scope AR, the pioneer of enterprise-class augmented reality (AR) solutions, announced its acquisition of WakingApp, an AR technology company based in Tel Aviv, Israel. WakingApp has a proprietary AR platform with technologies to help enterprises across industries easily create cutting-edge AR experiences.
buyer: ScopeAR
Scope AR is the pioneer of enterprise-class augmented reality solutions, delivering the industry's leading AR knowledge platform for getting workers the knowledge they need, when they need it. "
target: WakingApp
WakingApp is an AR technology company based in Tel Aviv, Israel. WakingApp has a proprietary AR platform with technologies to help enterprises across industries easily create cutting-edge AR experiences.
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closed 11/3/2015 via BusinessWire

PTC Inc., acquired Vuforia

synopsis: PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the Internet of Things (IoT), announced it has completed its acquisition of Vuforia, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated and the industry's most advanced and widely adopted augmented reality technology platform.
buyer: PTC Inc. (PTC:$1,835.83)
PTC is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things” in the Internet of Things. The company’s ThingWorx® platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data. "
target parent: Qualcomm Incorporated
target: Vuforia
Vuforia is a mobile vision platform that enables applications (“apps”) to see and connect the physical world with digital experiences that demand attention, drive engagement, and deliver value. Vuforia is supported by a global ecosystem of developers in 130 countries.
price ($mm)
$65
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closed 7/23/2014 via New York Times

Google Inc., acquired drawElements Ltd.

synopsis: Google has announced their acquisition of a 3-D graphics company called, drawElements. drawElements Ltd. develops a testing software that measures the quality of graphics processing units (GPUs), to tie in with its Android products.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
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: drawElements Ltd.
drawElements Ltd. develops a testing software that measures the quality of graphics processing units (GPUs), to tie in with its Android products. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.
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announced 3/2/2020 via PR Newswire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Compuware Corporation

synopsis: BMC, a KKR portfolio company and a global leader in IT solutions for the digital enterprise, will purchase Compuware, a Thoma Bravo company and a leading provider of mainframe application development, delivery, and support solutions. Compuware enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC delivers software, services, and expertise to help more than 10,000 customers, including 92% of the Forbes Global 100, meet escalating digital demands and maximize IT innovation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware empowers the world's largest companies to excel in the digital economy by taking full advantage of their mainframe investments. Compuware provides innovative software that enables IT professionals with mainstream skills to develop, deliver, and support mainframe applications.
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closed 8/17/2007 via PR Newswire

ASNA merged with BluePhoenix Solutions,

synopsis: BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. a leading provider of value driven modernization solutions for legacy information systems, today announced the closing of the strategic acquisition, by way of merger, of Amalgamated Software North America Inc., a private company based in San Antonio, Texas.
buyer: BluePhoenix Solutions (BPHX:$8.21)
BluePhoenix Solutions is the leading provider of value-driven legacy IT modernization solutions. The BluePhoenix portfolio includes a comprehensive suite of tools and services from global IT asset assessment and impact analysis to automated database and application migration, rehosting, and renewal."
target: ASNA
ASNA develops visual programming and systems software for the midrange community. ASNA Monarch is a fully integrated solution for transforming RPG applications to the Microsoft .NET platform. ASNA is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner.
price ($mm)
$9.50
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closed 5/5/2022 via GlobeNewswire

NextPlay Technologies, Inc., acquired Make It Games

synopsis: NextPlay Technologies, Inc., a digital business ecosystem for digital advertisers, consumers, video gamers and travelers, has acquired from Fighter Base Publishing, Inc., the assets and AI-powered video game development platform of FBP’s wholly-owned division, Make It Games™.
buyer: NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqCM:NXTP:$0.00)
NextPlay Technologies, Inc. is a technology solutions company offering gaming, in-game advertising, crypto-banking, connected TV and travel booking services to consumers and corporations within a growing worldwide digital ecosystem. "
target parent: Fighter Base Publishing, Inc.
target: Make It Games
Make It Games enables developers to create video games powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Its technology supports the training of virtual characters to be more lifelike in appearance and behavior.
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closed 6/4/2021 via PR Newswire

The AI Foundation, acquired Lifekind

synopsis: The AI Foundation, the leading developer of the world's most-advanced AI-native Humans as a Service, has acquired Lifekind, a leading creator of AI Personae of real people. With the addition of Lifekind, the AI Foundation will bolster its work on the development of AI-native Humans as an economic force in the commercial sector.
buyer: The AI Foundation
AI Foundation develops and operates the world's most advanced AI-native Humans as a Service. Its breakthrough platform allows anyone to create, train and deploy intelligent, photoreal AI-native Humans that perform for them in real-time. "
target: Lifekind
Lifekind has developed AI Persona that represents real people and has created a comprehensive AI solution for digital human technology. Its achievements include RAIN, a video game industry solution for creating autonomous characters, and Elise, the world's first AI-powered digital human in VR.
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closed 1/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired Umbra

synopsis: Amazon has acquired Finnish software company Umbra, a graphics software technology company in Helsinki, Finland. Umbra specializes in occlusion culling, visibility solution technology and provides middleware for video games running on Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, handheld consoles, iOS, Wii U and other platforms.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon is a global ecommerce and technology company. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. "
target: Umbra
Umbra is a graphics software technology company in Helsinki, Finland. Umbra specializes in occlusion culling, visibility solution technology and provides middleware for video games running on Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, handheld consoles, iOS, Wii U and other platforms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
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0.0x
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$733.15
Net Income ($mm)
$752.81
Employees
2300
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Ticker: NYSE:NABL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). N-able has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$346.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.35
EBIT ($mm)
$33.33
Net Income ($mm)
$0.11
Employees
1426
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Ticker: CDRB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Code Rebel
Code Rebel is an enterprise software company that develops, licenses, and supports software designed for cross-platform enterprise security and productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: SZSE:300496
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thundersoft
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$151.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.29
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$14.31
Employees
2124
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: TWLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twilio
Twilio
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,547.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($540.08)
EBIT ($mm)
($763.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7381
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,461.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,161.17
EBIT ($mm)
$807.20
Net Income ($mm)
$651.64
Employees
8368
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DOCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world. DigitalOcean helps developers, startups, and SMBs rapidly build, deploy and scale applications to accelerate innovation and increase productivity and agility.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$428.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$64.23
EBIT ($mm)
($10.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
786
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: SINCH.ST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sinch AB
Sinch AB
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$19,378.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,320.22
EBIT ($mm)
$1,189.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,110.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($403.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($468.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5245
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Ticker: GTLB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GitLab
GitLab
GitLab is a DevOps platform built as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle enabling Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$221.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($216.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($216.86)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: DOCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean
DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world. DigitalOcean helps developers, startups, and SMBs rapidly build, deploy and scale applications to accelerate innovation and increase productivity and agility.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$428.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$64.23
EBIT ($mm)
($10.72)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
786
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Ticker: TSE:4425
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kudan
Kudan
Japan-based Kudan is accelerating the evolution of Virtuality (AR/MR/VR)* and Robotics (automobile/drone/robot) by developing industry leading computer software algorithms classified as Artificial Perception.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15
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Ticker: VMW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VMware, Inc.
VMware, Inc.
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$12,851.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,447.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,337.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,217.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$575.73
EBIT ($mm)
$375.84
Net Income ($mm)
$307.50
Employees
9000
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,028.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.57
EBIT ($mm)
$2.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,019.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.35
EBIT ($mm)
$70.22
Net Income ($mm)
$104.95
Employees
2155
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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