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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

ChromaWay, acquired Antler Interactive AB

synopsis: ChromaWay, a Swedish blockchain services provider, acquired Antler Interactive, an interactive mobile game studio in Sweden. Antler Interactive designs games that introduce players to new ways of interacting with emerging technologies. The studio has created virtual reality and augmented reality games for PC and mobile devices.
buyer: ChromaWay
ChromaWay is a Swedish blockchain services provider. ChromaWay develops both public and private blockchains for the real estate and finance industries. ChromaWay offers Postchain, an open-source solution that works together with most widely used database systems. "
target: Antler Interactive AB
Antler Interactive is an interactive mobile game studio in Sweden. Antler Interactive designs games that introduce players to new ways of interacting with emerging technologies. The studio has created virtual reality and augmented reality games for PC and mobile devices.
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closed 3/18/2022 via Company Press Release

XR GAMES, acquired Fierce Kaiju

synopsis: Leeds-based VR games studio, XR Games, has acquired Fierce Kaiju, an independent video game developer founded in 2014 in the UK that specializes in VR. Fierce Kaiju developed Viral for the first Oculus store, a VR shooter that launched with Samsung’s GearVR headset, before going on to develop and publish Viral Quarantine and Viral EX.
buyer: XR GAMES
XR Games is an award-winning game development studio, specialising in immersive AR/VR experiences. Led by a team from studios such as Rockstar, Activision Blizzard, EA, Codemasters, Sumo and Team 17, XR Games has created games for Sony Pictures, Rovio, Dreamworks, BBC and Lego. "
target: Fierce Kaiju
Fierce Kaiju is an independent video game developer founded in 2014 in the UK that specializes in VR. In 2014, Fierce Kaiju developed Viral for the first Oculus store, a VR shooter that launched with Samsung’s GearVR headset, before going on to develop and publish Viral Quarantine and Viral EX.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

People Can Fly, acquired Incuvo

synopsis: People Can Fly, a leading AAA game development studio in Poland, has acquired Incuvo, a Polish game studio specializing in virtual reality (VR). Incuvo ports and produces VR games on a work for hire basis. The company has worked on titles such as Layers of Fear VR, Blair Witch VR Edition, and Green Hell VR Edition.
buyer: People Can Fly (WSE:PCF:$38.03)
People Can Fly (PCF) is a leading AAA game development studio in Poland. PCF specializes in creating games in the shooter genre. The studio is known for titles such as Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, Bulletstorm: Full Clip, Painkiller, and Outriders. "
target: Incuvo (WSE:IVO:$0.48)
Incuvo is a Polish game studio specializing in virtual reality (VR). Incuvo ports and produces VR games on a work for hire basis. The company has worked on titles such as Layers of Fear VR, Blair Witch VR Edition, and Green Hell VR Edition.
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announced 10/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Meta Platforms, Inc., will acquire Within

synopsis: Meta (Facebook) announced that it is acquiring Within. Within is a Los Angeles firm and the developer of Supernatural, a Beat Saber-style workout app. Supernatural has been one of the real success stories in virtual reality fitness, with movement-based high-impact cardio exercises.
buyer: Meta Platforms, Inc. (FB:$94,399.00)
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. "
target: Within
Within builds and shares incredible immersive experiences that activate peoples’ minds, bodies, imaginations and hearts. Their flagship product, Supernatural, is a complete fitness service for Oculus Quest that is designed with the sole purpose of giving people the time of their lives working out.
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announced 9/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, will acquire Firesprite Limited

synopsis: Sony Interactive Entertainment (“SIE”) announced that SIE has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Firesprite Games, the UK-based videogame studio with a history of developing highly-polished showpieces for cutting-edge hardware. Firesprite has a strong record of developing showcase games for PlayStation console and peripheral launches.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. "
target: Firesprite Limited
Firesprite Games is a UK-based videogame studio with a history of developing highly-polished showpieces for cutting-edge hardware. Firesprite has a strong record of developing showcase games for PlayStation console and peripheral launches, such as The Playroom (PS4) and The Playroom VR (PS VR).
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closed 6/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Discord, acquired Ubiquity6

synopsis: Discord, a voice, video, and text communication application for computers and mobile devices, has acquired Ubiquity6, an augmented reality startup. Ubiquity6 and its Backyard product, a desktop platform that allows users to play simple online games together remotely, will be integrated into Discord.
buyer: Discord
Discord is a voice, video, and text communication service used by over a hundred million people to hang out and talk with their friends and communities. Discord offers Nitro, a premium subscription service that gives users special perks like high-quality streams and unique customizations. "
target: Ubiquity6
Ubiquity6 is a software startup that develops new ways for people to connect through shared experiences. Ubiquity6 is the developer of Backyard, a desktop platform that allows users to play simple online party games together remotely.
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closed 6/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired BigBox VR

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Seattle-based BigBox VR, a developer of VR video games. BigBox VR’s mission is to combine platform-defining games, social communities, and competitive play to create a VR esport ecosystem.
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: BigBox VR
BigBox VR’s mission is to combine platform-defining games, social communities, and competitive play to create a VR esport ecosystem. It was founded in Seattle by game industry entrepreneurs who led successful exits and launched top-grossing live service products at Valve, Disney and Microsoft.
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closed 4/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Oculus VR, acquired Downpour Interactive

synopsis: Facebook’s Oculus division has snatched up yet another popular virtual reality game developer. The company announced it has acquired Downpour Interactive, the studio behind the hit multiplayer military simulator Onward.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Downpour Interactive
Downpour Interactive was founded in North Carolina in 2015 by Dante Buckley with the goal of building an innovative first person shooter game for virtual reality platforms and the long term goal to build games that will make you think, feel, and learn new perspectives.
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closed 10/7/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Thunderful, acquired Coatsink

synopsis: Thunderful Group, a Swedish games publisher, has acquired Coatsink Software, an independent video game developer and publisher in the UK. Coatsink develops games for consoles, PC and VR platforms. Their growing catalog of games cover an array of genres, including puzzle, platformers, RPG and FPS. Their titles include PHOGS!, Onward, and more.
buyer: Thunderful (OM:THUNDR:$351.30)
Based in Sweden, Thunderful AB was founded as a parent company to Gothenburg, Sweden-based game development studios Image & Form International AB and Zoink AB, two of the most successful veterans in the Swedish gaming industry. Thunderful is a veritable video-gaming powerhouse on all platforms. "
target: Coatsink
Coatsink is an independent video game developer and publisher in the UK. Coatsink develops games for consoles, PC and VR platforms. Their growing catalog of games cover an array of genres, including puzzle, platformers, RPG and FPS. Their titles include Jurassic World Aftermath, Onward, and more.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Koch Media, will acquire Vertigo Games

synopsis: Koch Media is to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Dutch-based Vertigo Games, a multiplatform VR entertainment company group with offices in Rotterdam and Los Angeles. Vertigo Games focuses on development (Vertigo Studios) and publishing, both for home entertainment (Vertigo Publishing) as well as location-based-entertainment (Vertigo Arcades).
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, video games and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Vertigo Games
Vertigo Games is a multiplatform VR entertainment company group with offices in Rotterdam and Los Angeles. Vertigo Games focuses on development (Vertigo Studios) and publishing, both for home entertainment (Vertigo Publishing) as well as location-based-entertainment (Vertigo Arcades).
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closed 7/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Paradox Interactive, acquired Iceflake Studios Ltd.

synopsis: Paradox Interactive, a publisher and developer of games worth acquiring, acquired Iceflake Studios, a developer located in Tampere, Finland. Iceflake Studios was founded in 2007 and has developed games for PCs, consoles and VR and mobile platforms. The studio is developing Surviving the Aftermath with Paradox, a survival management-strategy game.
buyer: Paradox Interactive (OM:PDX:$163.13)
Paradox Interactive is a Swedish publisher and developer of games and brands. Its game portfolio consists of more than 100 titles, including Stellaris, Europa Universalis, Hearts of Iron, Crusader Kings, Cities: Skylines, Prison Architect, Magicka, Age of Wonders, and the World of Darkness brand. "
target: Iceflake Studios Ltd.
Located in Finland, Iceflake Studios was founded in 2007 and has developed games for PCs, consoles and for all current VR and mobile platforms. The studio is currently developing Surviving the Aftermath with Paradox, a survival management-strategy game now available in early access on PC and Xbox.
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announced 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager, will acquire Linden Lab

synopsis: Linden Research, Inc. announced it signed an agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager. The acquisition will allow Linden Lab to continue to grow and expand Second Life, as well as its money services business Tilia.
buyer: Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager
Randy Waterfield is the Chairman and CEO of the Waterfield Group. Brad Oberwager is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jyve. "
target: Linden Lab
Linden Lab develops platforms that empower people to create, share, and benefit from virtual experiences. Second Life, the company's groundbreaking virtual world enjoyed by millions around the globe, boasts nearly two billion user creations and a vibrant $500 million (USD) economy.
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closed 6/22/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Oculus VR, acquired Ready At Dawn

synopsis: Oculus, a developer of virtual reality products, has acquired Ready At Dawn, a game development studio that aims to make fun games a lot of people want to play. Ready At Dawn creates games for both AAA console and virtual reality audiences. The studio has worked on games such as Daxter, The Order: 1886, Lone Echo, and more.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Ready At Dawn
Ready At Dawn is a game development studio that aims to make fun games a lot of people want to play. Ready At Dawn creates games for both AAA console and virtual reality audiences. The studio has worked on games such as Daxter, God of War: Chains of Olympus, The Order: 1886, Lone Echo, and more.
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announced 4/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Digital Avenue S.A., will acquire Ice Code Games Sp. z o. o.

synopsis: Digital Avenue has concluded a term sheet regarding the merger with the producer of computer games Ice Code Games Sp. z o.o. Ice Code Games is a Polish indie game development studio based in Warsaw. They've developed an Augmented Reality game using geolocation on mobile, a 3D puzzle game set in space, and more.
buyer: Digital Avenue S.A. (WSE:DGL:$0.12)
Digital Avenue is a publisher of the largest Polish website for sharing photos - Fotosik.pl, Styl.fm - one of the leaders in the segment of women's websites about fashion and beauty brings together innovative internet and mobile projects around which virtual communities are built. "
target: Ice Code Games Sp. z o. o.
Ice Code Games is a Polish indie game development studio based in Warsaw. They've developed an Augmented Reality game using geolocation on mobile, a 3D puzzle game set in Space and Cyberpunk Real-Time Strategy about becoming a Cult leader called Re-Legion and published by 1C Entertainment.
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announced 4/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., will acquire NextVR

synopsis: Apple is in the process of acquiring virtual-reality video-streaming service NextVR. NextVR is the world’s best virtual reality platform for delivering live sports and music in VR to fans globally. The company has patented technology that delivers an unparalleled VR experience providing fans extraordinary access and profound immersion.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: NextVR
NextVR is the world’s best virtual reality platform for delivering live sports and music in VR to fans globally. Launched in 2009, the company has patented technology that delivers an unparalleled VR experience providing fans extraordinary access and profound immersion.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Wookey Project Corp., acquired Sansar

synopsis: Wookey Project Corp., a San Francisco-based technology company that focuses on online AR/VR experiences, has acquired Sansar, a new platform for user-created virtual experiences. Sansar lets people hang with friends virtually and connect with a global community in VR and desktop.
buyer: Wookey Project Corp.
Wookey Project Corp. is a San Francisco-based technology company that focuses on online AR/VR experiences that allow users the power of collaborative interaction through knowledge immersion. "
target parent: Linden Lab
target: Sansar
Sansar is a new platform for user-created virtual experiences. Sansar lets people hang with friends virtually and connect with a global community in VR and desktop.
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Oculus VR, acquired Sanzaru Games

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Sanzaru Games through Oculus, a VR company. Sanzaru Games, Inc. is an American video game development company founded in Foster City in 2007. Alongside its VR catalog, it has worked on games including Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, and Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Sanzaru Games
Sanzaru Games, Inc. is an American video game development company founded in Foster City in 2007. Alongside its VR catalog, it has worked on games including Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, and Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice.
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closed 1/21/2020 via BusinessWire

Scopely, acquired FoxNext

synopsis: Scopely, a leading company in the fast-growing mobile games space, and The Walt Disney Company announced that Scopely has acquired FoxNext Games, the game studio behind the blockbuster hit MARVEL Strike Force, and Cold Iron Studios in San Jose from Disney.
buyer: Scopely
Scopely is a global interactive entertainment company and a leading mobile games publisher. With a diverse portfolio of original and beloved franchises, Scopely games are created with world-class partners and provide immersive experiences for millions of casual and core gamers around the world. "
target parent: The Walt Disney Company
target: FoxNext
FoxNext Games are a platform-agnostic maker of free-to-play games that are based on beloved entertainment franchises and deliver experiences that put players and fans first. They are currently working on games for MARVEL, Aliens, X-Files and James Cameron’s Avatar and Titanic.
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closed 11/26/2019 via MSNBC

Oculus VR, acquired Beat Games

synopsis: Oculus VR, a Facebook subsidiary which is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform, acquired Beat Games, a Prague-based developer of Beat Saber, a unique VR rhythm game, where the goal is to slash small cubes as they are coming at you.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Beat Games
Headquartered in Prague, Beat Games is a developer of Beat Saber. Beat Saber is a unique VR rhythm game, where the goal is to slash small cubes as they are coming at you. Their goal is to make players almost dance, while cutting all the cubes and avoiding obstacles.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

King Digital Entertainment plc, acquired Hatrabbit AB

synopsis: Swedish gaming giant King has acquired the game studio Hatrabbit. Hatrabbit was founded in 2016 by Dice and Rovio veterans Andreas Chrysovitsano and Joakim Svärling, with the goal of developing mobile games in virtual reality, known as VR.
buyer parent: Activision Blizzard
buyer: King Digital Entertainment plc (KING:$2,012.57)
King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games. We have developed more than 200 fun titles, offering games that are enjoyed all around the world. "
target: Hatrabbit AB
Hatrabbit is located in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. Hatrabbit was founded in 2016 by Dice and Rovio veterans Andreas Chrysovitsano and Joakim Svärling, with the goal of developing mobile games in virtual reality, known as VR.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

ChromaWay, acquired Antler Interactive AB

synopsis: ChromaWay, a Swedish blockchain services provider, acquired Antler Interactive, an interactive mobile game studio in Sweden. Antler Interactive designs games that introduce players to new ways of interacting with emerging technologies. The studio has created virtual reality and augmented reality games for PC and mobile devices.
buyer: ChromaWay
ChromaWay is a Swedish blockchain services provider. ChromaWay develops both public and private blockchains for the real estate and finance industries. ChromaWay offers Postchain, an open-source solution that works together with most widely used database systems. "
target: Antler Interactive AB
Antler Interactive is an interactive mobile game studio in Sweden. Antler Interactive designs games that introduce players to new ways of interacting with emerging technologies. The studio has created virtual reality and augmented reality games for PC and mobile devices.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

ChromaWay, acquired Antler Interactive AB

synopsis: ChromaWay, a Swedish blockchain services provider, acquired Antler Interactive, an interactive mobile game studio in Sweden. Antler Interactive designs games that introduce players to new ways of interacting with emerging technologies. The studio has created virtual reality and augmented reality games for PC and mobile devices.
buyer: ChromaWay
ChromaWay is a Swedish blockchain services provider. ChromaWay develops both public and private blockchains for the real estate and finance industries. ChromaWay offers Postchain, an open-source solution that works together with most widely used database systems. "
target: Antler Interactive AB
Antler Interactive is an interactive mobile game studio in Sweden. Antler Interactive designs games that introduce players to new ways of interacting with emerging technologies. The studio has created virtual reality and augmented reality games for PC and mobile devices.
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closed 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

Blockdaemon Inc., acquired GemOS

synopsis: Blockdaemon, the leading institutional-grade blockchain infrastructure company for node management and staking, has acquired Gem, a leading cryptocurrency API company with a fiat-to-crypto on-ramp and a comprehensive trade data aggregation service for tracking crypto investments from a single location.
buyer: Blockdaemon Inc.
Blockdaemon is the leading blockchain node infrastructure to stake, scale, and deploy nodes with institutional-grade security and monitoring. Blockdaemon is used by exchanges, custodians, crypto platforms, financial institutions and developers to connect commercial stakeholders to blockchains. "
target: GemOS
Gem is a leading cryptocurrency API company. Gem's portfolio app gives crypto enthusiasts a single entry point for tracking all their crypto investments and net worth, curated discovery of new tokens and decentralized apps,and a connection to the larger crypto community.
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closed 9/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Core Scientific, acquired Stax Digital

synopsis: Core Scientific has acquired Stax Digital, a specialist blockchain mining company and creator of Honeyminer, the most widely used GPU mining program. The acquisition provides Core Scientific with cutting edge IP that will be utilized in its industry-leading management and monitoring solution, Minder and its custom operating system, MinderOS.
buyer: Core Scientific
Core Scientific is a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain hosting, transaction processing and application development. Core Scientific provides custom hosting solutions at scale and is pioneering new innovations and best practices in the AI and Blockchain landscape. "
target: Stax Digital
Stax Digital is a specialist blockchain mining company with product development experience and is a developer of enterprise mining solutions for GPUs. Stax Digital created the most widely used GPU mining program, Honeyminer, that operates on more than 1,400 different makes and models of GPUs.
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closed 9/27/2019 via PR Newswire

Core Scientific, acquired Stax Digital

synopsis: Core Scientific has acquired Stax Digital, a specialist blockchain mining company and creator of Honeyminer, the most widely used GPU mining program. The acquisition provides Core Scientific with cutting edge IP that will be utilized in its industry-leading management and monitoring solution, Minder and its custom operating system, MinderOS.
buyer: Core Scientific
Core Scientific is a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain hosting, transaction processing and application development. Core Scientific provides custom hosting solutions at scale and is pioneering new innovations and best practices in the AI and Blockchain landscape. "
target: Stax Digital
Stax Digital is a specialist blockchain mining company with product development experience and is a developer of enterprise mining solutions for GPUs. Stax Digital created the most widely used GPU mining program, Honeyminer, that operates on more than 1,400 different makes and models of GPUs.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gemini Trust Company, LLC, acquired Shard X

synopsis: Today Gemini, the cryptocurrency firm founded by the Winklevoss twins, announced it had acquired digital asset custody technology firm Shard X for an undisclosed amount. Shard X, based in United Kingdom, provides easy to integrate, state-of-the-art custodial infrastructure for blockchain assets using secure multi-party computation (MPC) technology.
buyer: Gemini Trust Company, LLC
Gemini is a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, and store cryptos such as bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, zcash, and litecoin. Gemini is a New York trust company regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services. "
target: Shard X
Shard X, based in United Kingdom, provides easy to integrate, state-of-the-art custodial infrastructure for blockchain assets using secure multi-party computation (MPC) technology.
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closed 12/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Blockchains, LLC, acquired Cambridge Blockchain

synopsis: Blockchains, a blockchain software development company committed to protecting and empowering individuals, announced its acquisition of Cambridge Blockchain, Inc., a blockchain-based identity management and compliance software solutions provider.
buyer: Blockchains, LLC
Blockchains develops and incubates blockchain-powered products and partnerships. Blockchains projects currently in development focus on custodial storage of digital assets, self-sovereign identity, and decentralized products and systems for use in its planned blockchain-based smart city. "
target: Cambridge Blockchain
Cambridge Blockchain develops blockchain-based identity management and compliance software for financial institutions. They provide an identity management platform for multinational banks and financial institutions that puts control of personal identity data back in the hands of the end-user.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

BitGo, acquired Hedge Connect

synopsis: BitGo has acquired Hedge, a leader in scalable, programmatic deployment of staking infrastructure. Hedge is a complete software platform for running a blockchain-powered business. Hedge reduces the complexity of managing keys and network interaction.
buyer: BitGo
BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with security, custody, and liquidity solutions. BitGo is the world's largest processor of on-chain bitcoin transactions, processing 15% of all global Bitcoin transactions. "
target: Hedge Connect
Hedge is a complete software platform for running a blockchain-powered business. Hedge reduces the complexity of managing keys and network interaction. Hedge provides Hedge Connect, a fully-managed network infrastructure to support blockchain-powered applications.
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announced 5/17/2018 via Market Watch

Siemens AG, will acquire J2 Innovations

synopsis: Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization, will acquire J2 Innovations, a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. J2 Innovations' software framework is used for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
buyer: Siemens AG (DB:SIE:$64,691.00)
Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. "
target: J2 Innovations
J2 Innovations is a leading software framework provider of building automation and IoT. Their Fluid Integration (FIN) platform is a next-generation software framework for operating, monitoring and controlling equipment and automation systems in small to large buildings.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BusinessWire

TradingView, acquired TRADEIT

synopsis: TradingView - the world’s largest social trading platform and community of active retail investors - announced the acquisition of fintech API and application pioneer TradeIt. TradeIt is an application programming interface (API) infrastructure that links retail investors and app developers with top financial institutions.
buyer: TradingView
TradingView is one of the largest and most active trading communities on the web. Designed to provide a Bloomberg-like experience to non-professional traders, users have free access to top-notch charting and analysis, publish trading ideas and discuss markets in real-time. "
target: TRADEIT
TradeIt is an application programming interface (API) infrastructure that links retail investors and app developers with top financial institutions. TradeIt’s API and service suite links to more than $70 billion in active assets at top U.S. brokerage firms.
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announced 10/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Digital Asset Holdings, LLC, will acquire Blockstack Inc.

synopsis: Digital Asset will acquire San Francisco-based Blockstack. The company is a firm that offers a “blockchain-as-a-service” to enable financial institutions to develop applications on a private blockchain.
buyer: Digital Asset Holdings, LLC
Digital Asset brings 21st century technology to existing financial infrastructure. They develop technology that aids efficiency, transparency, compliance and settlement speed using cryptographic, distributed ledgers. "
target: Blockstack Inc.
Blockstack.io is an enterprise blockchain infrastructure to enable financial institutions and other enterprises to build sophisticated blockchain applications on their own private blockchain.
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announced 10/30/2019 via PR Newswire

20|30 Group, will acquire OpenRelay, LLC

synopsis: London-based 20|30 Group will acquire OpenRelay, a start-up creating privacy-first infrastructure and developer tools to accelerate the evolution of the decentralized economy. OpenRelay's product Rivet is the first privacy-focused, open-source gateway to Ethereum which aims to protect Web3 users from exploitative data-mining practices.
buyer: 20|30 Group
London-based 20|30 is a global innovation group for decentralised technologies and provides a new alternative to the traditional ways of financing innovation. It is a hybrid of a private equity firm, venture capitalist, accelerator and corporation. "
target: OpenRelay, LLC
OpenRelay is a start-up creating privacy-first infrastructure and developer tools to accelerate the evolution of the decentralised economy. OpenRelay's product Rivet is a privacy-focused, open-source gateway to Ethereum which aims to protect Web3 users from exploitative data-mining practices.
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closed 1/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AppFolio, acquired Dynasty Marketplace, Inc.

synopsis: AppFolio, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions, has acquired Dynasty Marketplace, Inc. (Dynasty), a leading provider of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the real estate market. Dynasty's advanced conversational AI solution, Lisa, is an AI leasing assistant that automates leasing communications.
buyer: AppFolio (APPF:$288.83)
AppFolio creates comprehensive, easy-to-use, cloud-based business software solutions for vertical markets. AppFolio's products include cloud-based property management software (AppFolio Property Manager) and cloud-based legal practice management software (MyCase). "
target: Dynasty Marketplace, Inc.
Dynasty is a leading provider of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the real estate market. Their advanced conversational AI solution, Lisa, is an AI leasing assistant that automates leasing communications.
price ($mm)
$60
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closed 1/8/2020 via Company Press Release

IRESS Market Technology Limited, acquired BC Gateways

synopsis: Iress, a technology company providing software to the financial services industry, has acquired BC Gateways, a blockchain communication platform provider in Hong Kong. BC Gateways offers an end-to-end blockchain communications platform that enables the global financial services community to exchange information in a secure and streamlined way.
buyer: IRESS Market Technology Limited (ASX:IRE:$292.95)
IRESS designs, develops and delivers technology for the financial services industry, including for trading and market data, investment management and financial advice. More than 450 third-party enterprises have integrated IRESS technology into their own software. "
target: BC Gateways
BC Gateways is a blockchain communication platform provider in Hong Kong. BC Gateways offers The Gateway, an end-to-end blockchain communications platform that enables the global financial services community to exchange information in a secure and streamlined way.
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