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closed 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired Roposo

synopsis: Glance, India’s fastest growing and the third-largest content platform, announced the acquisition of Roposo, a Tiger Global and Bertelsmann backed short-video platform. Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
With Glance, each time a user glances at their mobile phone, the Android lock-screen service shows high-quality, short-form content that’s sure to grab attention. India-based Glance is a service that comes pre-installed on mobile phones manufactured by Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, and Vivo. "
target: Roposo
Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app. Get the best from people from all over the country all the time. India’s best app, Roposo, is free to download, and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Epic Games, acquired Houseparty

synopsis: The group video chat app Houseparty has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite. Houseparty lets up to eight people join a video chat together. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
buyer: Epic Games
Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic's Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. "
target: Houseparty
Houseparty is a group video chat app launched in 2016. Houseparty is an app operated by San Francisco-based Life on Air Inc., which was founded by a team of Israeli entrepreneurs. The app, available for iOS, Android, MacOS, and as a Chrome extension, offers a social network for video chatting.
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announced 11/28/2016 via New York Times

CNN Worldwide, will acquire Beme

synopsis: CNN has agreed to acquire the technology and talent behind Beme, the social media app built and started by YouTuber Vlogger Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett, a former vice president of engineering at Tumblr. Beme’s 12 employees will join CNN as part of the deal, the terms of which were not publicly disclosed.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: CNN Worldwide
CNN Worldwide is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; mobile applications and websites around the world; and more. "
target: Beme
Beme was intended to be a social sharing application that Co-Founder and Youtube Vlogger, Casey Neistat, described as “more authentic,” a way of putting four-second bursts of video out into the social sphere without giving users the ability to edit or tweak the content.
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announced 1/6/2011 via Company Press Release

Skype Technologies SA, will acquire Qik, Inc.

synopsis: Skype has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, Inc., a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, instantly share and preserve great moments on video from anywhere. Qik has 60 employees, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Skype Technologies SA
Skype is a communications platform provider whose purpose is to break down barriers to communication. With an Internet-connected device, families, friends and colleagues can get together for free with messaging, voice and video. "
target: Qik, Inc.
Qik, Inc. is a leader in the mobile video space enabling smart phone users around the world to capture special and spontaneous life moments from anywhere and instantly share those moments with friends, family and followers.
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closed 3/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Seaospa, Inc., merged with Thwapr, Inc.

synopsis: Thwapr, Inc., a mobile video sharing platform, announced that it has successfully completed a voluntary share exchange with Seaospa, Inc., a development stage company incorporated in Las Vegas, NV. In connection with this share exchange, Seaospa, Inc. plans to change its name to Thwapr, Inc.
buyer: Seaospa, Inc. (SOPAD:$0.00)
Seaospa, Inc. is a development stage company. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had generated no, or minimal, revenue from its business operations. "
target: Thwapr, Inc.
Thwapr is a mobile-to-mobile video sharing communications platform. Thwapr's mission is to provide a social mobile video sharing experience regardless of carrier or device worldwide.
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announced 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Match.com, will acquire Hyperconnect, Inc.

synopsis: Match Group and Hyperconnect announced they have reached an agreement for Match Group to acquire Hyperconnect. Hyperconnect is a leading social discovery and video technology company based in Seoul, South Korea that operates two flagship apps: Azar and Hakuna Live.
buyer: Match.com (:$1,863.89)
Match Group is a leading provider of dating products available globally. Their portfolio of brands includes Tinder®, Match®, Meetic®, OkCupid®, Hinge®, Pairs™, PlentyOfFish®, and OurTime®, as well as a number of other brands. "
target: Hyperconnect, Inc.
Hyperconnect is a global video and AI technology company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Founded in 2014, Hyperconnect is the operator of groundbreaking social discovery products including real-time video chat app 'Azar' and social livestreaming platform 'Hakuna Live'.
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$1,725
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closed 12/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Squad App

synopsis: Twitter, a global social networking platform, has acquired Squad, a screen-sharing social app. Squad lets users hang out with their friends via video chat and screen-sharing. The app supports up to 6 people in a group video chat and allows groups to browse memes, watch TikTok videos, talk about DMs, and look at photos together.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Squad App
Squad is a screen-sharing social app. Squad lets users hang out with their friends via video chat and screen-sharing. The app supports up to 6 people in a group video chat and allows groups to browse memes, watch TikTok videos, talk about DMs, and look at photos together.
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closed 1/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Rounds

synopsis: Kik Interactive, the creator of popular chat platform Kik, announced it will unite with Rounds, the Israel-based communications platform. Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Its live communication platform makes it easier, faster and more fun to connect to friends and family.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Rounds
Rounds offers instant group video chat on mobile. Using Rounds, friends can get together and send text messages, video chat with up to 12 participants and engage in activities while chatting.
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closed 10/2/2013 via PR Web

Visicom Media, acquired Manycam LLC

synopsis: Visicom Media Inc., a world-wide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet, announced that it has acquired the assets of ManyCam LLC, a developer and distributor of virtual webcam driver software.
buyer: Visicom Media
Visicom Media Inc. is a world-wide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet. Visicom Media strives to find creative solutions to help its customers take advantage of newest technologies with maximum efficiency. Visicom Media was founded in 1996. "
target: Manycam LLC
Manycam’s software technology allows users to have the ability to utilize their webcams with multiple chat applications, such as Skype, MSN, or Youtube, all simultaneously.
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closed 7/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Kast, acquired Rabb.it

synopsis: Kast, the online hangout platform for friends that want to play together, watch together, and be together, has acquired Rabbit's soft intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright, and design rights. Rabb.it is a California-based video-streaming website where multiple people can remotely browse and watch the same content in real-time.
buyer: Kast
Kast is an online hangout for friends that want to play together, watch together, and be together in the digital space. Their platform empowers individuals to live-share experiences, engage, and build relationships with like-minded people. "
target: Rabb.it
Rabbit, also known as Rabb.it, launched to users in 2015, and is a California-based video-streaming website where multiple people can remotely browse and watch the same content in real-time.
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announced 8/11/2016 via Market Wire

Paltalk will be merged with Snap Interactive, Inc.,

synopsis: Snap Interactive, Inc. has proposed a merger with A.V.M. Software, Inc. (d/b/a "Paltalk"). Paltalk offers video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups.
buyer: Snap Interactive, Inc. (OTCPK:STVI:$24.65)
Snap Interactive, Inc. (“SNAP”) develops, owns and operates dating applications for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP’s flagship brand, FirstMet.com, is a multi-platform online dating site with a large user database of approximately 30 million users. "
target: Paltalk
A.V.M. Software, Inc., doing business as Paltalk, owns and operates a video chat community. It offers video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups.
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closed 12/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Paltalk, acquired Tinychat

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading group video chat platform, announced that it has acquired Tinychat, a popular chat platform launched in 2009 that offers text, audio and video capabilities for chatting.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Tinychat
Founded in 2009, Tinychat is a free and simple web-based chat platform that allows users to discover and meet people who share their interests as well as connect and chat with their friends.
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closed 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, acquired Camfrog

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced its acquisition of Camfrog, one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Camfrog
Camfrog is one of the most widely-recognized video chat platforms on the market today and one of Download.com's top ten most popular downloads for the past five years, with over 60 million downloads.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd, acquired We Are Colony

synopsis: Fantastec Sports Technology, a provider of OTT Video on demand to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love, has acquired UK-based We Are Colony, an award-winning OTT VOD technology company. Colony's end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
buyer: Fantastec Sports Technology Ltd
Fantastec is a blend of data analysts, designers and communication professionals inventing the future of international fan engagement. Utilizing new and emerging technologies such as OTT VOD, VR / AR and the Blockchain their mission is to enable fans to engage more deeply with the sports they love. "
target: We Are Colony
UK-based Global OTT VOD streaming platform We Are Colony was built to empower content owners to reach and engage audiences around the world. Colony's award-winning, end-to-end technology comprises an innovative isomorphic web application framework, video architecture and full back office suite.
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announced 10/20/2010 via Market Wire

Paltalk, will acquire Videoconference LLC

synopsis: Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than four million active members, announced is acquiring videoconference.com which provides flash based videoconferencing technology.
buyer: Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. "
target: Videoconference LLC
Videoconference allows you to easily see, hear, and chat with people all over the world through a web page. Webcam users can broadcast streaming audio and video. No camera is required to see and hear people.
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closed 4/17/2014 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Loom, Inc.

synopsis: Loom has announced that they have been acquired by Dropbox. Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,913.90)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Loom, Inc.
Loom offers a cloud photo storage and sync service. The company offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience. Loom makes photos and videos easily accessible while saving space for users.
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closed 4/28/2015 via PR Newswire

NanoTech Entertainment, acquired UpLink.to

synopsis: NanoTech Entertainment, announced that is has completed the Acquisition of Mobile Application Developer UpLink.to. UpLink.to has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
buyer: NanoTech Entertainment (NTEK:$1.16)
NanoTech Entertainment is a technology company that focuses on all aspects of the entertainment industry. With seven technology business units, focusing on 3D, Gaming, Content, Media & IPTV, Mobile Apps, and Manufacturing, the company has a unique business model. "
target: UpLink.to
UpLink.to was founded in 2006 by Mark S. Morris. Focused on collaborative mobile application development Uplink has revolutionized the app industry by providing seamless communications applications that automate the process of sharing and transferring images and videos over the internet.
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closed 11/19/2014 via PR Newswire

Kik Interactive, Inc., acquired Relay

synopsis: Kik Interactive, Inc., maker of chat network Kik, announced it has acquired Relay, a leading GIF messenger. Relay is the leading GIF messaging app available on the App Store and Google Play. The service allows users to communicate with a content repository of over 6.5 million GIFs, a fun and engaging form of visual content popular on the Internet.
buyer: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops an application for blackberry, iPhone, and android devices. Its application, Kik Messenger, helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. The company was formerly known as Unsynced. "
target: Relay
Relay allows users to discover the newest and best visual entertainment from around the web with a beautiful and simple mobile app. Relay makes it super easy to find great GIFs, videos and images and send them (“relay” them) to other users.
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closed 12/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Quik.io

synopsis: Yahoo has acquired three employees from QuickIO, and QuickIO will be shutting down. Two of the employees being acquired are QuickIO, CEO and cofounder, Michael Chen, and VP of engineering, Xumin Wu. QuickIO is a free iOS app that lets one instantly stream or send videos, music, pictures and documents.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Quik.io
Quikio is a Free iOS app that lets one instantly stream or send videos, music, pictures and documents from their PC/Mac to any iPad/iPhone without the hassle of syncing or converting their files.
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closed 5/31/2013 via BNC Analysis

Qualcomm Incorporated, acquired Orb Networks Inc.

synopsis: Oakland, Calif.-based media streaming startup Orb Networks has been acquired by Qualcomm. Orb had been making software to transcode and stream web videos to DLNA-capable devices, and also released its own media streamer.
buyer: Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated is an American global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, USA, the company has 157 worldwide locations. "
target: Orb Networks Inc.
Orb Networks, Inc. provides digital media streaming solutions for digital home and remote access applications to placeshift personal music, photos, videos, live television, and Internet music and video streams from home PC to TV, stereo, mobile phone, PDA, or laptop.
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closed 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired Roposo

synopsis: Glance, India’s fastest growing and the third-largest content platform, announced the acquisition of Roposo, a Tiger Global and Bertelsmann backed short-video platform. Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
With Glance, each time a user glances at their mobile phone, the Android lock-screen service shows high-quality, short-form content that’s sure to grab attention. India-based Glance is a service that comes pre-installed on mobile phones manufactured by Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, and Vivo. "
target: Roposo
Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app. Get the best from people from all over the country all the time. India’s best app, Roposo, is free to download, and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired Shop101

synopsis: Glance, the third largest content platform in India, has acquired Shop101, a social commerce app in India. Shop101 empowers individuals to make money by reselling products listed in the marketplace by verified suppliers. The app allows users to resell sarees, kurtis, dresses, bed sheets, cookware, furnishings and more.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
Glance is the third largest content platform in India. Glance simplifies people's lives by making internet frictionless. The platform converts static mobile lockscreens into a vibrant, immersive and visually spectacular surface that provides personalised content to users. "
target: Shop101
Shop101 is a social commerce app in India. Shop101 empowers individuals to make money by reselling products listed in the marketplace by verified suppliers. The app allows users to resell sarees, kurtis, dresses, bed sheets, cookware, furnishings and more.
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closed 11/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Glance Digital Experience Private Limited, acquired Roposo

synopsis: Glance, India’s fastest growing and the third-largest content platform, announced the acquisition of Roposo, a Tiger Global and Bertelsmann backed short-video platform. Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
buyer parent: InMobi
buyer: Glance Digital Experience Private Limited
With Glance, each time a user glances at their mobile phone, the Android lock-screen service shows high-quality, short-form content that’s sure to grab attention. India-based Glance is a service that comes pre-installed on mobile phones manufactured by Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, and Vivo. "
target: Roposo
Roposo is India's favorite video sharing app. Get the best from people from all over the country all the time. India’s best app, Roposo, is free to download, and allows users to share videos & images using over 25+ Channels on the platform.
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closed 11/23/2010 via Market Wire

JiWire, Inc., acquired NearbyNow, Inc.

synopsis: JiWire, the leading location-based mobile media company reaching the On-The-Go Audience, announced that it has purchased NearbyNow. The acquisition accelerates the expansion of JiWire's extensive location-based media channel across Wi-Fi and mobile with the addition of industry-leading location technology.
buyer: JiWire, Inc.
JiWire is the leader in connecting advertisers to today's On-The-Go Mobile Audience. JiWire's platform enables advertisers to identify and deliver ads to audience segments based on a person's physical location while taking the venue type and brand into account. "
target: NearbyNow, Inc.
NearbyNow creates mobile shopping applications for magazines, brands, and retailers so that their consumers can stay updated on the latest products, buy online, or even locate and put products on hold at a nearby store.
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closed 2/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

Mocha Global, acquired T-Me Studios

synopsis: Mocha Global, a global technology company, has acquired T-Me Studios, the biggest app publisher in Romania. T-Me Studios specializes in developing personalization apps for Android devices. Their Redraw app suite enables users to customize their phone with various skins and colors. They also offer customizable launchers, lock screens, and keyboards.
buyer: Mocha Global
Mocha Global is a global technology company. Mocha Global aims to make commerce meaningful, relevant & safe. Their KEE2 platform and SDK allows developers to quickly and efficiently create flexible user experiences and monetization capabilities for their apps. "
target: T-Me Studios
T-Me Studios is the biggest app publisher in Romania. T-Me Studios specializes in developing personalization apps for Android devices. Their Redraw app suite enables users to customize their phone with various skins and colors. They also offer customizable launchers, lock screens, and keyboards.
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closed 1/8/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

InMobi, acquired Overlay Media Ltd

synopsis: InMobi, the leader in mobile-first technology platforms, and the largest independent mobile advertising network, announced the acquisition of Overlay Media, experts in context aware computing. Overlay Media, which comprises of a team of data scientists, have built the Context Engine technology to deliver personalised content to mobile users.
buyer: InMobi
InMobi is the world's largest independent mobile advertising network. With offices on five continents, it provides advertisers, publishers and developers with a uniquely global solution for advertising. Its network is delivers the unprecedented ability to reach 314 million consumers. "
target: Overlay Media Ltd
Overlay Media offers a range of services designed to enhance the mobile user experience. Its focus is on context-awareness: the more a phone understands its environment the more useful it becomes as a personal computing device.
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announced 10/14/2013 via Reuters

Facebook, will acquire Onavo

synopsis: Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has signed an agreement to acquire the Israeli startup Onavo. Onavo is the developer of the award-winning Onavo mobile utility apps, and the company behind Onavo Insights, the first mobile market intelligence service based on real engagement data.
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: Onavo
Onavo, founded 2010, is the developer of the award-winning Onavo mobile utility apps, and the company behind Onavo Insights, the first mobile market intelligence service based on real engagement data.
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closed 8/5/2011 via PR Newswire

HTC Corporation, acquired Dashwire, Inc.

synopsis: HTC Corp, a global designer of mobile devices, announced the acquisition of Seattle-based Dashwire, Inc., the maker of the Dashworks platform that provides mobile and web applications, enabling people to easily setup and personalize their smartphones, and seamlessly access their mobile content across multiple screens and services.
buyer: HTC Corporation
HTC Corporation principally engages in the research, development and manufacture of handheld wireless telecommunications devices based on Windows Mobile, Android and Brew Mobile Platform operating systems. "
target: Dashwire, Inc.
Dashwire, Inc. was founded in 2006 to help people get the most out of their mobile device experiences by seamlessly integrating the device and world it captures with the web. Dashwire is a privately held company headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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closed 2/27/2014 via PR Newswire

VerticalScope Inc., acquired Topify

synopsis: Versatile Solutions, a subsidiary of VerticalScope Inc., one of the world's largest owners and operators of online community web sites, announced that it has acquired the assets and business of Topify Inc., a Chicago-based developer of a specialized mobile applications for forum website users.
buyer: VerticalScope Inc. (TSX:FORA:$61.58)
Established in 1999, VerticalScope Inc. owns and operates more than 300 consumer shopping portals and enthusiast Web sites serving the automotive, RV, powersports, tractor, outdoor power equipment, sports and pet owner vertical markets with top brands. "
target: Topify
Topify Inc set out to create a free seamless mobile forum experience for the masses. The release of version 2.0 is set to introduce a world class mobile forum experience to forum users. Founded in Chicago, Illinois in 2012 by seasoned forum alumni Raymond Lyle, Oleg Ignatiuk and Jack Bafia.
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closed 7/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kwaga Corporation, acquired Boxcar

synopsis: Boxcar.io, the company behind the popular iOS notification app Boxcar, announced that it has been acquired by Kwaga. The Boxcar app, first launched in 2009, assembles push notifications from a slew of services, including Twitter, email, and Facebook.
buyer: Kwaga Corporation
Kwaga is the company behind WriteThat.name, a subscription service that helps users keep their address book current automatically. "
target: Boxcar
App Remix Corp offers mobile phone applications. It offers Boxcar, which adds all clients' accounts together and provides notifications on phone whenever there's a message. The company is based in Wichita, KS.
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closed 11/29/2011 via PR Newswire

Viadeo S.A., acquired Soocial BV

synopsis: Viadeo, a professional social network, announced the acquisition of Soocial. Soocial specializes in contact management and universal contact synchronization. With the acquisition, Viadeo will provide the best of Soocial's features to help members manage, organize, back up and easily and safely share their address books.
buyer: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is one of the largest professional social networks in the world with 40 million members. With a dominant position in Europe and the BRIC countries, it brings business opportunities to professionals all around the world, and focuses on a multi-local approach to social networking. "
target parent: Global Grid Capital
target: Soocial BV
Founded in 2007, Soocial specializes in contact management and universal contact synchronization. Soocial links all currently disconnected address books to each other. If a contact is changed in one address book, it will result in a change in all of the connected devices.
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closed 6/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Noro-Moseley Partners, Wakefield Group, acquired PocketGear, Inc.

synopsis: Jud Bowman, co-founder of Motricity, announced the creation of his new venture, PocketGear, and the acquisition of the smartphone applications business from Motricity. The company also announced that it has received investment from leading venture capital firms Noro-Moseley Partners and Wakefield Group.
buyer: Noro-Moseley Partners
buyer: Wakefield Group
Founded in 1988, Wakefield Group has provided growth capital to more than 40 companies, primarily in North Carolina. We manage more than $100 million of capital, operate offices in Charlotte and Research Triangle Park, NC, and are privately owned. "
target parent: Motricity
target: PocketGear, Inc.
PocketGear provides a platform connecting millions of people around the world with smartphone applications from a network of more than 30,000 developers. PocketGear powers smartphone application distribution for direct channels.
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closed 5/8/2008 via PR Newswire

Shape Services GmbH, acquired Warelex LLC

synopsis: SHAPE Services GmbH announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Warelex LLC, a leading developer of multimedia applications and technologies for mobile devices.
buyer: Shape Services GmbH
SHAPE Services GmbH, is a leading mobile application developer, creator of such world-wide bestsellers as IM+, IM+ for Skype, RDM+, GPSed and Mobiscope. Its technologies and applications allow mobile users to stay always connected to their favorite services, peers and computers. "
target: Warelex LLC
Warelex LLC, is a mobile application development company, since 2002 has been successfully expanding Mobiola product line of unique multimedia applications for mobile devices and providing professional services creating VoIP, speech recognition, mobile security and multimedia services and solutions.
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2007 via BusinessWire

Mobestar Holdings PLC, acquired Mobile Life Consulting Ltd.

synopsis: Mobestar Holdings Plc completed the acquisition of the trade and assets of Mobile Life Ltd. The deal, worth £350,000 in cash, will enable Mobestar to strengthen its position as a leading supplier of mobile community and social networking solutions.
buyer: Mobestar Holdings PLC
Mobestar Holdings Plc was established to offer a complete technology solution for the high growth mobile community and mobile social net­working sectors. Mobestar’s technology solution was officially launched at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona in February 2006. "
target: Mobile Life Consulting Ltd.
Mobile Life Consulting Ltd provides an application to extend access to 3,000 wireless devices, PCs, and to emerging interactive and digital channels worldwide.
price ($mm)
$0.66
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/19/2006 via PR Newswire

PlayStar Corporation, will acquire Premier Mobile Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Playstar Corporation has signed a definitive letter of intent to acquire Premier Mobile Technologies Inc., a Canadian corporation, which owns and operates multiple short codes. Premier Mobile Technologies will become a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Playstar Corporation.
buyer: PlayStar Corporation
In 2006 PlayStar Corp. sold its fitness tape business and now plans to acquire Premier Mobile Technologies, a maker of text messaging systems. Since 2004 the company has been involved in such ventures as online financial services and Internet casino gambling. "
target: Premier Mobile Technologies Inc.
Premier Mobile has developed and is launching a series of SMS text applications and will be utilizing these short codes to provide a revenue stream from various mobile texting campaigns throughout North America.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2008 via PR Newswire

Seesmic, acquired Twhirl

synopsis: Today Seesmic, the enabler of video conversations, announced that it has acquired Twhirl the number one Twitter client.
buyer: Seesmic
Seesmic brings online conversation to life through video. Straight from their webcams, Seesmic enables users to easily post videos of their thoughts and ideas and participate in video conversations with the world. "
target: Twhirl
Twhirl, which has been downloaded 100,00 times, has quickly become the most popular way to connect with Twitter, Pownce and Jaiku, representing more than 7% of all Tweets posted daily.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2007 via PR Newswire

ROO Group, Inc., acquired Wurld Media

synopsis: ROO Group a global leader in online video solutions for content providers, advertisers and Web sites, today announced the completion of its acquisition of strategic P2P assets of Wurld Media, a leading peer-to- peer distribution company.
buyer: ROO Group, Inc. (RGRP:$0.00)
ROO Group Inc. through its 100% subsidiary ROO Media Corporation, is the online video solutions company focused on meeting the specific needs of large enterprise companies globally. "
target: Wurld Media
In 2005, Wurld Media launched Peer Impact, the first legal peer to peer (p2p) network to have successfully secured distribution agreements with all four major record labels, as well as a growing list of leading independent music labels.
price ($mm)
$4.37
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/7/2006 via BusinessWire

BitTorrent, Inc., acquired uTorrent

synopsis: BitTorrent, Inc., home to the world’s leading peer-assisted digital content delivery platform, has acquired µTorrent, a lightweight and efficient implementation of the BitTorrent protocol. The objective is to combine BitTorrent’s expertise in networking protocols with µTorrent’s high-performance design and compelling user interface.
buyer: BitTorrent, Inc.
BitTorrent is home to the world’s leading peer-assisted digital content delivery platform, providing the fastest, most efficient means of distributing, discovering, and consuming large, high-quality files on the Internet. BitTorrent currently enables millions of users to download digital content. "
target: uTorrent
µTorrent is a lightweight and efficient implementation of the BitTorrent protocol. µTorrent’s has high-performance design and a compelling user interface.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/11/2006 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Userplane

synopsis: AOL LLC has acquired Userplane of Los Angeles, CA, a pioneer in community networking software that develops and markets easy-to-use, Web-based chat and instant messaging tools that can be quickly deployed and seamlessly integrated into a variety of Web services. The agreement with AOL was signed on July 28th and closed last week.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Userplane
Userplane (legal entity is 'Totekasche Holdings, Inc.' doing business as Userplane) is the world's premier communication platform for online communities. The company's hosted applications enable instant community and communication for websites of any scale and audience.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/22/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Sparq

synopsis: Mobile marketing company Sparq announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo, the premier digital media company. Sparq turns mobile users into customers by making it easier to buy, share, and consume products, services and content.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Sparq
Sparq turns mobile users into customers by making it easier to buy, share, and consume products, services and content. Through its mobile marketing platform SPARQ’s patented linking technology optimizes the user’s experience across mobile devices & mobile apps.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/6/2012 via Reuters

NTT DOCOMO, acquired Buongiorno S.p.A.

synopsis: NTT DOCOMO, INC. completed its takeover offer to acquire all shares in Buongiorno S.p.A., one of the largest providers of mobile internet content and apps in Europe and beyond. The tender offer was conducted by NTT DOCOMO’s German subsidiary, DOCOMO Deutschland GmbH.
buyer parent: NTT Communications Corporation
buyer: NTT DOCOMO (TSE:9437:$43,349.27)
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's premier provider of leading-edge mobile voice, data and multimedia services. With more than 56 million customers in Japan, the company is one of the world's largest mobile communications operators. "
target: Buongiorno S.p.A. ( IT:BNG:$233.97)
Buongiorno is a global enabler of the mobile connected life. The company is the preferred partner for telecoms, enterprises, handset and connected device manufacturers, supporting them in delivering customized mobile data experiences.
price ($mm)[EV]
$287 [$351]
rev ($mm)
$331
EBITDA ($mm)
$32
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
closed 10/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Single Touch Interactive, Inc., acquired Soapbox Mobile

synopsis: Single Touch Interactive, a pioneer and innovator in Abbreviated Dialing Codes, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Soapbox Mobile. This acquisition strengthens the already powerful ADC platform by adding a carrier-grade campaign management and analytics platform that allows our clients customized direct visibility.
buyer: Single Touch Interactive, Inc. (OTCBB:SITO:$8.75)
Single Touch is a pioneer and leader in customized easy-to-use wireless solutions. STI's Pound program makes downloading content to your mobile phone easy while Mobile Machine enables consumers to download content from the Web to your mobile device. "
target: Soapbox Mobile
Soapbox Mobile is a leading mobile marketing agency and technology platform provider and has worked with some of the biggest brands to develop unique mobile marketing programs and campaign management tools designed to meet specific objectives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2007 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Enpocket

synopsis: Nokia has completed its acquisition of Enpocket, a global leader in mobile advertising providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Enpocket
Enpocket, based in Boston, provides technology and services that allow clients, including MasterCard Inc., PepsiCo Inc. and Vodafone Group PLC, to offer mobile advertising through various formats such as mobile phone text messages and on the Internet.
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EBIT ($mm)
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Fundamental Applications Corp.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Sohu.com Inc.
Sohu.com Inc.
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Xped Limited
Xped Limited
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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ROBLOX
ROBLOX
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Vespa Inc
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Longtu Korea Inc.
Longtu Korea Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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DeNA Global, Inc.
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Glu Mobile Inc.
Glu Mobile Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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$20.52
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Shenzhen ZQGame Co., Ltd.
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Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.64)
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ClickStream Corporation
ClickStream Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.96)
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NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
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year
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$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
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6441
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Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss
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year
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$434.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.14
EBIT ($mm)
$139.64
Net Income ($mm)
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Macro Games S.A.
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year
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$1.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.25
EBIT ($mm)
$0.14
Net Income ($mm)
$0.06
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year
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rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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