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closed 4/17/2006 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., purchased Digital Booking Systems from FilmStew International, Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc. announces that the company has finalized its acquisition of Digital Booking Systems (DBS) from FilmStew International, Inc. DBS, the only Application Service Provider (ASP) that enables cinema exhibitors and distributors to manage communications via the Internet, has transitioned all operations and customer support to DTS.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS, Inc. is a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. DTS decoders are in virtually every major brand of 5.1-channel surround processor, and there are hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products available worldwide. "
seller: FilmStew International, Inc.
FilmStew International Inc., through its Internet property FilmStew.com, is a leading provider of news, information resources and web based applications covering the film and television industries.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., purchased Ticketing Commerce Platform, Other Assets from Songkick

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. and Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. and related entities formerly known as Songkick ("CERG") announced that Live Nation has acquired certain assets from CERG, including CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$6,268.45)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
seller parent: Access Industries
seller: Songkick
The assets of Complete Entertainment Resources Group, Inc. (CERG, Songkick) include CERG's ticketing commerce platform, anti-scalping algorithm, API applications and patent portfolio.
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announced 6/4/2012 via Reuters

Google Inc., will acquire Meebo

synopsis: The world's biggest search engine, Google Inc, will buy Meebo Inc, a startup that helps online publishers connect their websites with social network sites. Meebo is a consumer internet company focused on driving user engagement across the web, reaching approximately half of the U.S. internet population.
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: Meebo
Meebo is a consumer internet company focused on driving user engagement across the web. Their flagship product, the Meebo Bar, provides publishers and advertisers a surprisingly simple way to organically weave content engagement and brand experiences into the consumer’s web experience.
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closed 6/30/2014 via BNC Analysis

NowThis News, acquired Cliptamatic

synopsis: New York-based NowThisNews, a startup looking to reinvent video journalism for the mobile and social era, has acquired a company in a similar space, Cliptamatic, a platform which helps premium content owners distribute video to social media in real-time.
buyer: NowThis News
NowThis News is a digital video news outlet that provides original news content for mobile devices and social platforms. Its content is geared towards 18 to 34 year olds who have adopted mobile devices and social platforms as a portal for finding and sharing news and commentary. "
target: Cliptamatic
Cliptamatic is a marketing and social media promotional platform helping TV Networks, Sports Leagues, News Organizations, Movie Studios and more find new value in short-format video clips. The Cliptamatic platform allows fans easy access to premium video clips for sharing across their social graph.
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closed 10/13/2022 via PR Newswire

Events.com, acquired HelpGetSponsors.com

synopsis: Events.com, a global provider of frictionless, user-friendly event planning and sponsorship management software, has acquired HelpGetSponsors.com (HGS), an event sponsorship technology company. The software as a service (SaaS) HelpGetSponsors automates sponsorship sales and management.
buyer: Events.com
Events.com is a platform that helps passionate people create, promote, discover, enjoy, and make the most of every event. With its end-to-end event management solutions, Events.com gives organizers access to a suite of products for every step of the event life cycle. "
target: HelpGetSponsors.com
HelpGetSponsors is a Software as a Service (SaaS) business, offering scalable sponsorship management tools, from an off-the-shelf, cloud-based CRM to fully customizable, white labeled platforms.
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closed 7/27/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Cover Genius Ltd., acquired Booking Protect Limited

synopsis: Cover Genius, the insurtech for embedded insurance, has acquired UK-based Booking Protect, the leading specialist in embedded ticket protection for ticket sellers, platforms and live event companies such as SeatGeek, Spectrix, AudienceView, and Night Out in the US, Zaiko in Japan, See Tickets, and OzTix in Australia.
buyer: Cover Genius Ltd.
Cover Genius is the insurtech for embedded insurance that protects the global customers of the world’s largest digital companies including Booking Holdings, owner of Priceline, Kayak and Booking.com, Intuit, Hopper, Skyscanner, Ryanair and Descartes ShipRush. "
target: Booking Protect Limited
Booking Protect is the leading global refund protection specialist, protecting bookings of any size, anywhere in the world. The market leading technology created by Booking Protect, offers some of the most comprehensive cover for customers & generates additional revenue for sales partners.
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closed 3/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Oztix, acquired PleezPay Pty Ltd

synopsis: Australian ticketing agency Oztix have announced the acquisition of event technology platform PleezPay. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
buyer: Oztix
Oztix is Australia’s largest independent ticketing company. Oztix sells and distributes tickets nationally for hundreds of clients online, through their national Call Centre and via a national network of retail outlets. "
target: PleezPay Pty Ltd
PleezPay is an event technology platform based in Australia. PleezPay uses their technology to extend the thrill of the event experience for customers. PleezPay provides registration, ticketing, & fundraising in one platform.
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closed 6/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Etouches, acquired Zentila

synopsis: etouches, a top global provider of cloud event management software, announced the acquisition of Zentila, an enterprise SaaS company that provides smarter venue sourcing and booking with a focus on corporate and third-party meeting/event planners. Zentila streamlines the complex process of sourcing and booking venues and capturing data.
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process and increase ROI. "
target: Zentila
Zentila is a first-of-its-kind strategic sourcing solution for meetings and events. The award-winning platform enables organizations and third-party planners to easily source and capture meeting and event data – all in one place.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Etouches, acquired inEvention

synopsis: etouches, a top global provider of cloud event management software, announces it has acquired INEVENTION. The company is an enterprise SaaS company that provides smarter hotel and venue sourcing for event planners with a primary focus on user experience and Return on Investment (ROI).
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a leader in cloud event management software. Covering every major function in the event planning lifecycle, the multi-lingual and multi-currency software has 15 modules for registration, budgeting, surveying, mobile app and more. "
target: inEvention
inEvention is a stealth-mode startup developing technology for an offsite meetings and events marketplace. Their customers are meeting managers/planners, hoteliers, and service providers. Their team is made up of serial entrepreneurs with multiple prior successes.
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announced 8/11/2014 via Market Wire

Telstra Corporation Limited, will acquire Ooyala

synopsis: Telstra, one of the largest telecommunications and information services companies in the world, and Ooyala, a leader in video streaming and analytics, announced they have reached a definitive agreement for Telstra to acquire Ooyala. The investment makes Ooyala one of the best-capitalized video and analytics technology companies in the world.
buyer: Telstra Corporation Limited (ASX:TLS:$17,503.32)
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets. They provide 15.8 million mobile services and 7.7 million fixed voice services. "
target: Ooyala
Ooyala delivers personalized video experiences across all screens and is a leader in online video management, publishing, analytics and monetization. Ooyala harnesses the power of big data to deliver TV-quality online video experiences globally, across every imaginable device.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eventbrite, acquired ToneDen

synopsis: Eventbrite, Inc., a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, has acquired ToneDen, a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: ToneDen
ToneDen is a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools to help users build and grow a lasting brand online.
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closed 10/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Patron Technology, acquired Marcato

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading live event technology company, announced today it has acquired Marcato, a global provider of event logistics software. Marcato specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology provides integrated, industry-leading technology that enables live event organizers to create deeper and more profitable relationships with their ticket buyers, fans, & supporters. Event organizers use these products for CRM, ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, & data management."
target: Marcato
Marcato is an innovative Canadian company that specializes in the creation and development of web-based management solutions designed to maximize efficiency in the live event industry.
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closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Firebrand Technologies, Inc., acquired Enthrill Distribution Inc.

synopsis: Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technology services, announced the acquisition of the technology assets and brands from Enthrill Distribution, Inc., a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry.
buyer: Firebrand Technologies, Inc.
Firebrand Technologies provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Title Management™ Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post- production, marketing and sales; Direct2Reader™ provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers. "
target: Enthrill Distribution Inc.
Enthrill Distribution, Inc. is a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry. Enthrill's products include PackaDRM, a device agnostic social DRM, and the Endpaper Engine, an ebook delivery platform that delivers ebooks into any reading device.
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closed 10/26/2022 via PR Web

Grubbrr, acquired GetNoble, Inc.

synopsis: GRUBBRR, an industry-leading provider of self-ordering technologies that are revolutionizing the way commerce is transacted globally, announced its acquisition of GetNoble, Inc (Noble), the consumer-centric digital commerce and marketing platform for onsite experiences.
buyer parent: TouchSuite
buyer: Grubbrr
GRUBBRR is the leader in self-ordering technologies that are revolutionizing the way commerce is transacted. GRUBBRR’s award-winning ecosystem, which includes kiosks, smart lockers, and more, are proven to help businesses maximize revenue, decrease labor costs, and improve the consumer experience. "
target: GetNoble, Inc.
Noble is standardizing the digital food and drink ordering experience. Noble’s digital commerce platform allows in-venue ordering for guests so they can enjoy more of their time out and venues can benefit from the incremental revenue and operational efficiencies driven by the platform.
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announced 5/23/2012 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, will acquire Vitrue, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle has entered into an agreement to acquire Vitrue, a leading cloud-based social marketing and engagement platform that enables marketers to centrally create, publish, moderate, manage, measure and report on their social marketing campaigns and activities on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$41,399.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Vitrue, Inc.
Vitrue, Inc. provides social media marketing solutions for the marketers, agencies, and publishers. The company, through its marketing platform, offers promotional programs, branded communities, syndicated brand applications, and add-on modules.
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closed 7/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Storytel AB, acquired Earselect

synopsis: Storytel AB, Northern Europe’s leading audiobook and e-book streaming service, is acquiring an 80 percent majority interest in Earselect AB, a Nordic production company offering a dynamic, flexible and scalable cloud based platform specialised in remote audiobook production.
buyer: Storytel AB (NGM:STORY B:$334.93)
Storytel is Northern Europe’s leading audiobook and e-book streaming service and offers unlimited listening and reading of more than 500,000 titles on a global scale. Their vision is to make the world a more empathetic place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere. "
target: Earselect
Earselect AB is a Nordic production company offering a dynamic, flexible and scalable cloud based platform specialised in remote audiobook production. Earselect was founded in 2017 by CEO, Swedish pioneer Rickard Källqwist, who started up his first operations for audiobook production in 2005.
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closed 3/16/2006 via PR Newswire

ad pepper media International NV, acquired Crystal Reference System Ltd

synopsis: ad pepper media announced the acquisition of Crystal Reference System Ltd, the parent company of Crystal Reference, the leading provider of reference content, and Crystal Semantics an innovative leader in contextual search and advertising technology and the developers of Textonomy, the worlds first Sense Engine technology.
buyer: ad pepper media International NV
ad pepper media is an international interactive media and direct marketing solutions and services provider currently operating 15 branch offices in 10 European countries and the United States whilst also marketing its services in more than 40 countries. "
target: Crystal Reference System Ltd
Based in Holyhead, UK, Crystal Reference Systems Limited is a leading Internet content and search technology provider. The company was founded in 2001 by Professor David Crystal, a world authority in linguistics, and managing director, Ian Saunders.
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announced 10/18/2016 via PR Newswire

Tagboard, will acquire Capture Media, Inc.

synopsis: Seattle-area based social media software company Tagboard Inc. announced they will acquire Capture Media, Inc. Founded in 2012 and based in New York City, Capture created a product for news and media publishers to search, request, and publish users' social media photos and videos on their websites, TV stations, and other properties.
buyer: Tagboard
Tagboard is the premier social search & display platform company that serves thousands of global brands, sporting teams, and media companies. Their platform is the easiest way to discover social media and instantly share it with audiences. "
target: Capture Media, Inc.
Capture is a leader in media technology helping businesses find and use content on social media platforms. They’re powering the technology that the leading media companies, brands, bloggers and creatives use everyday to find and use social content in realtime.
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closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

ScribbleLive, acquired CoveritLive

synopsis: ScribbleLive has announced their acquisition of CoveritLive, the leading live-event publishing platform. Since its release in 2007, CoveritLive has been used by thousands of writers to engage millions of readers around the world. It is actively used both by traditional bloggers, journalists, major brands and mainstream media.
buyer: ScribbleLive
ScribbleLive's end-to-end content engagement platform helps their clients plan, create, distribute, measure, and optimize their content to foster meaningful and profitable relationships with their audience. "
target parent: Demand Media, Inc.
target: CoveritLive
CoveritLive is the leading live-event publishing platform. Since its release in 2007, CoveritLive has been used by thousands of writers to engage millions of readers around the world. It is actively used both by traditional bloggers, journalists, major brands and mainstream media.
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closed 3/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired CoveritLive

synopsis: Demand Media, Inc., a leading content and social media company, has announced the acquisition of CoveritLive. Brands like ESPN, Ford, News Corp and BBC use CoveritLive's live event platform to engage event audiences with real-time commentary, instant reader polling and question and answer capabilities.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (DMD:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading online media company that informs, entertains and connects millions of people every day. Through a portfolio of vertical web properties, a global network of digital partners, and an innovative content studio, it publishes what the world wants to know and share. "
target: CoveritLive
Brands like ESPN, Ford, News Corp and BBC use CoveritLive to engage event audiences with real-time commentary, instant reader polling and question and answer capabilities.
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closed 4/17/2006 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., purchased Digital Booking Systems from FilmStew International, Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc. announces that the company has finalized its acquisition of Digital Booking Systems (DBS) from FilmStew International, Inc. DBS, the only Application Service Provider (ASP) that enables cinema exhibitors and distributors to manage communications via the Internet, has transitioned all operations and customer support to DTS.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS, Inc. is a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. DTS decoders are in virtually every major brand of 5.1-channel surround processor, and there are hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products available worldwide. "
seller: FilmStew International, Inc.
FilmStew International Inc., through its Internet property FilmStew.com, is a leading provider of news, information resources and web based applications covering the film and television industries.
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closed 12/8/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired All In Media

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a global leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of All In Media, a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps.
buyer parent: Tessera Holding Corporation
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
Since 1993, DTS, Inc. has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema, automotive and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. "
target: All In Media
All In Media is a leading worldwide supplier of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. All In Media's deep experience in broadcasting and mobile app development has led to the creation of more than 500 radio station apps worldwide.
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closed 10/6/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired Arctic Palm Technology Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of Arctic Palm Technology, Inc., a leading radio technology company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast radio solutions and an extensive installed base of customers as DTS continues to expand its broadcast radio technology offerings.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Arctic Palm Technology Inc.
Arctic Palm has been developing software for the broadcasting industry since 1997. Its development team has more than 40 years of experience developing customized media solutions for newspaper, radio and television companies.
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closed 10/5/2015 via GlobeNewswire

DTS, Inc., acquired iBiquity Digital

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio technology for AM/FM audio and data broadcasting. iBiquity is the exclusive developer and licensor of HD Radio technology.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: iBiquity Digital
iBiquity Digital Corporation is the developer of HD Radio technology, which is fueling the digital radio revolution. The digital technology enables broadcasters to offer new and unique FM content via HD2/HD3 channels, crystal-clear sound and data services on both the AM and FM bands.
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closed 9/11/2014 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., acquired Manzanita Systems

synopsis: DTS Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, announced that it has acquired Manzanita Systems, the industry-leading developer of MPEG software solutions for digital television, video on demand (VOD) and over-the-top (OTT) markets.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Manzanita Systems
Manzanita Systems is a leading provider of MPEG software solutions for digital television, VOD, and digital ad insertion. Manzanita’s transport stream analyzer and multiplexer are indispensible tools that enable their customers to produce better MPEG content, workflows, and solutions.
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closed 4/17/2006 via BusinessWire

DTS, Inc., purchased Digital Booking Systems from FilmStew International, Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc. announces that the company has finalized its acquisition of Digital Booking Systems (DBS) from FilmStew International, Inc. DBS, the only Application Service Provider (ASP) that enables cinema exhibitors and distributors to manage communications via the Internet, has transitioned all operations and customer support to DTS.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS, Inc. is a digital technology company dedicated to delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. DTS decoders are in virtually every major brand of 5.1-channel surround processor, and there are hundreds of millions of DTS-licensed consumer electronics products available worldwide. "
seller: FilmStew International, Inc.
FilmStew International Inc., through its Internet property FilmStew.com, is a leading provider of news, information resources and web based applications covering the film and television industries.
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closed 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Netgem SA, acquired Voxtok

synopsis: Netgem has completed the acquisition of VoxTok. Based in France, Voxtok is a provider of audio platforms and software modules for Original Design Manufacturers and Original Equipment Manufacturers. Voxtok designs Hi-Fi devices based on its flagship platform, Voxtok Music, which elevates streaming and downloading music catalogs to Hi-Res quality.
buyer: Netgem SA (ENXTPA:NTG:$80.40)
Netgem is a provider of end-to-end solutions for the telecommunications market. Netgem offers a complete Entertainment software suite enabling a smart way to lifestyle services. Netgem is the publisher of Diamond, a cloud-based software suite for entertainment and connected home services. "
target: Voxtok
Based in France, Voxtok is a provider of audio platforms and software modules for original design manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers. Voxtok designs Hi-Fi devices based on its flagship platform, Voxtok Music, which elevates streaming and downloading music catalogs to Hi-Res quality.
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closed 2/18/2011 via BusinessWire

Harman International Industries Inc, acquired 3dB Research Ltd

synopsis: Harman International Industries has announced the acquisition of 3dB Research Ltd, a leading developer of music and signal processing technology. Based in British Columbia, Canada, 3dB Research is the world leader in applying music intelligence to improve the quality & usability of vocal & instrumental music effects.
buyer: Harman International Industries Inc (HAR:$6,545.87)
Harman International Industries, Incorporated designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment products for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. "
target: 3dB Research Ltd
3dB Research Ltd is a leading developer of music and signal processing technology. Based in British Columbia, Canada, 3dB Research is the world leader in applying music intelligence to improve the quality & usability of vocal & instrumental music effects.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Izotope, Inc., acquired Exponential Audio, LLC

synopsis: iZotope, a developer of professional audio software for musicians, music producers, and audio post engineers, has acquired Exponential Audio, a company that creates software for audio professionals. Exponential Audio offers world-class reverb plugins for music production, post production, and sound design.
buyer: Izotope, Inc.
iZotope is a developer of professional audio software for musicians, music producers, and audio post engineers. iZotope offers solutions for audio recording, mixing, mastering, and creative effects. Their post production tools help enhance audio for film, broadcast video, and new media. "
target: Exponential Audio, LLC
Exponential Audio creates software for audio professionals. Exponential Audio offers world-class reverb plugins for music production, post production, and sound design. Their reverb plugins enable audio engineers to easily bring character to musical performances and fit dialogue into scenes.
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closed 3/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Izotope, Inc., acquired Imagine Research, Inc.

synopsis: iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, announces the acquisition of Imagine Research, Inc., a developer of intelligent audio analysis technologies.
buyer: Izotope, Inc.
iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its award-winning products and audio technologies are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from consumers to musicians to major film, TV, and radio studios. "
target: Imagine Research, Inc.
Imagine Research develops software algorithms capable of sound-object recognition. Their patent-pending MediaMined™ technoogy is changing the way people interact with and search for sounds.
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announced 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

IFOX Investments AB, will acquire Xhail Inc

synopsis: IFOX Investments AB has agreed to acquire 100% of all outstanding shares of Xhail (Score Music Interactive Ltd), which has developed a patented software to create great original music at the click of a button. Xhail is the most advanced music creation platform in the world.
buyer: IFOX Investments AB
IFOX Investments AB, formerly Interfox Resources, is an investment company based in Sweden that, with experience and an extensive international network, identifies assets with added value potential. "
target: Xhail Inc
Xhail is the most advanced music creation platform in the world. Xhail can produce unique one-of-a-kind tracks created instantly with incredible flexibility, with real performances by real musicians. Xhail allows for the production of music without the requirement of music skill.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Triton Digital Media, acquired Omny Studio

synopsis: Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the acquisition of Omny Studio, the creators of the world’s most advanced podcast and on-demand audio publishing platform.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a global technology and services leader to the audio streaming and podcast industry. They provide innovative technology that enables broadcasters, podcasters, and online music services build their audience, maximize their revenue, and streamline their operations. "
target: Omny Studio
Omny Studio is an all-in-one on-demand audio management solution that helps content creators grow their audience, reduce production costs and monetize. Their software-as-a-service enables radio stations and podcasters to focus on publishing high-quality content for listeners.
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closed 10/5/2015 via PR Newswire

Wheatstone Corporation, acquired Audion Labs

synopsis: Wheatstone Corporation, designs and manufactures professional broadcast audio equipment, announced its acquisition of Audion Labs and with it, VoxPro digital audio editor. Audion's Voxpro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and edit calls on the fly for on-air broadcast.
buyer: Wheatstone Corporation
Wheatstone manufactures broadcast audio products, from digital consoles, control surfaces and Audioarts mixers to fully integrated audio over IP (AoIP) and TDM routing systems as well as spectral audio processing for on air and over the internet. "
target: Audion Labs
Audion Laboratories' VoxPro is a staple in radio studios as one of the few broadcast-specific digital voice editors designed to record and quickly edit phone calls on the fly for on-air broadcast. VoxPro is a digital audio editing software with an optional, professional grade Control Panel surface.
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closed 1/26/2022 via BNC Analysis

Banyan Software, acquired Mr. Master, Inc.

synopsis: Banyan Software acquires workflow optimization software solutions provider Mr. Master, which offers the MediaShooterPro product used by more than 8,500 radio stations for unattended audio delivery. Mr. Master also provides Automation Import Manager (AIM), a work-from-anywhere software solution with more than 5,000 affiliates.
buyer: Banyan Software
Banyan Software acquires, builds, and grows great enterprise software businesses. With a permanent capital base, Banyan focuses on a buy and hold for life strategy for growing software companies that serve specialized markets. "
target: Mr. Master, Inc.
Mr. Master offers the MediaShooterPro product used by more than 8,500 radio stations for unattended audio delivery. Mr. Master also provides Automation Import Manager (AIM), a work-from-anywhere software solution with more than 5,000 affiliates.
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closed 10/6/2016 via PR Newswire

DTS, Inc., acquired Arctic Palm Technology Inc.

synopsis: DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio solutions, has announced the acquisition of Arctic Palm Technology, Inc., a leading radio technology company with a diverse portfolio of broadcast radio solutions and an extensive installed base of customers as DTS continues to expand its broadcast radio technology offerings.
buyer: DTS, Inc. (DTSI:$163.70)
DTS Inc. is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions are designed to enable recording, delivery and playback of simple, personalized, and immersive high-definition audio. "
target: Arctic Palm Technology Inc.
Arctic Palm has been developing software for the broadcasting industry since 1997. Its development team has more than 40 years of experience developing customized media solutions for newspaper, radio and television companies.
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closed 6/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Twitter, Inc., acquired Magic Pony Technology

synopsis: Twitter announced it has acquired Magic Pony Technology, a London-based developer of machine learning and visual processing technology, expanding the machine learning capabilities in Twitter's video technology and adding valuable talent to the company's Cortex team.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Magic Pony Technology
Magic Pony Technology develops state-of-the-art machine learning based approaches for visual processing on web, desktop and mobile, filing over 20 international patents and publishing at top conferences along the way.
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announced 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Battery Ventures, will acquire Audio Precision

synopsis: Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, has reached an agreement to acquire Audio Precision Inc. (AP), a well-recognized player in high-performance instrumentation and software for audio testing and analysis.
buyer: Battery Ventures
Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm pursuing the most promising companies and ideas. Founded in 1983, the firm makes venture-capital and private-equity investments from its offices in Boston, Silicon Valley, London and Israel. "
target: Audio Precision
Audio Precision is a significant global player in electronic audio and electro-acoustic test instrumentation. Since 1984, AP’s analyzers have helped engineers to design and manufacture innovative solutions ranging from semiconductor devices to consumer, automotive, and professional audio products.
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closed 11/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Meta Platforms, Inc., acquired Audio Analytic

synopsis: Meta has acquired Cambridge-based sound recognition developer Audio Analytic. Audio Analytics' ai3 software helps device makers, chip makers and AI service providers build connected products that instinctively recognise and react to commonplace sounds such as smoke alarms, smashed window glass or a baby's cry.
buyer: Meta Platforms, Inc. (FB:$117,929.00)
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: Audio Analytic
Audio Analytic is a Cambridge-based sound recognition developer. Audio Analytics' ai3 software helps device makers, chip makers and AI service providers build connected products that instinctively recognize and react to commonplace sounds such as smoke alarms, smashed window glass or a baby's cry.
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announced 4/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

SteelSeries ApS, will acquire Nahimic

synopsis: SteelSeries, a global manufacturer of gaming peripherals, will acquire Nahimic, a French developer of 3D sound software for enhanced gaming experiences. Nahimic powers over 15 million leading PC and headset brands. Their software ensures that users get the best sound experience on any device and features a variety of audio tools.
buyer: SteelSeries ApS
SteelSeries is a global manufacturer of gaming peripherals. SteelSeries makes award-winning, cutting-edge products to help gamers play like the pros. Their products include headsets, headset accessories, mice, keyboards, mousepads, and controllers. "
target: Nahimic
Nahimic is a French developer of 3D sound software for enhanced gaming experiences. Nahimic powers over 15 million leading PC and headset brands. Their software ensures that users get the best sound experience on any device and features a variety of audio tools.
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closed 4/7/2016 via PR Newswire

Futuri Media, acquired StreamOn

synopsis: Futuri Media, the media industry leader in interactive technology, has acquired Edmonton, Alberta-based StreamOn, which specializes in serving the radio broadcasting industry with integrated streaming, podcasting and social media technologies.
buyer: Futuri Media
Futuri Media is a global leader in innovative interactive broadcast technology. It develops SaaS-based social and mobile audience engagement technology for broadcasters and publishers. The company's platforms are in use at more than 1000 TV and radio stations and networks in 18 countries. "
target: StreamOn
SteamOn provides broadcasters with tools, technology, and strategies to grow online audiences and generate meaningful revenue on social media. They provide stress-free online streaming solutions, letting broadcasters spend their time doing what they do best: producing good radio.
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closed 4/27/2010 via BusinessWire

ConnectSolutions LLC, acquired Xuggle

synopsis: ConnectSolutions LLC, a leading provider of web collaboration products, announced the strategic acquisition of Xuggle, a provider of a proprietary and open-source technology used worldwide to enable advanced, real-time audio and video transcoding and manipulation.
buyer: ConnectSolutions LLC
ConnectSolutions LLC delivers real-time collaboration solutions for enterprise and government organizations. ConnectSolutions' products provide scalable and secure one-on-one, team, and large-scale collaboration. "
target: Xuggle
Xuggle brings patent-pending video technology and open source technology including the Xuggler Java SDK, which is used by organizations such as BBC and Rosetta Stone. The Xuggle community includes over 350 registered developers with more than 15,000 SDK downloads.
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closed 2/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Espial Group, Inc., acquired ANT plc

synopsis: Espial announced has acquired all of the outstanding shares of ANT plc. ANT provides IP, Hybrid and Connected TV products and services. ANT has successfully deployed its high performance software featuring rich HTML5 user experiences across set-top boxes, tablets and smart phones.
buyer: Espial Group, Inc. (TSX:ESP:$19.87)
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and solutions to cable and telecommunications operators as well as consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware, video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV and Internet TV business models. "
target: ANT plc
ANT plc develops and deploys embedded software solutions and services for the TV industry. Its Galio Suite, a browser, client and applications stack, is an open standards based, flexible application & middleware solution for a wide range of consumer TV platforms.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7.98 [$0.93]
rev ($mm)
$7
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0.1x
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closed 9/14/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Quiksee

synopsis: Google has acquired Israel-based Quiksee, which develops interactive video mapping technologies based on user-filmed videos, the companies said. Quiksee's technology is regarded as the missing link in Google's Street View service, used by both Google Map and Google Earth, which allows users to view photographs of streets around the world.
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: Quiksee
Quiksee (MentorWave Technologies) is a privately held start-up company, established to develop, manufacture, and market comprehensive location based interactive media solutions utilizing its proprietary imaging technology.
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