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closed 6/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Visual Labs, Inc., acquired FastRedaction

synopsis: Visual Labs Inc. has acquired FastRedaction from Intrinsics Imaging Inc. The purchase allows Visual Labs to provide a fully-integrated, cloud-based, and CJIS-compliant redaction solution as part of its evidence management platform. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
buyer: Visual Labs, Inc.
Visual Labs has developed software for Android smartphones and a web-based evidence management platform to provide a CJIS-compliant body camera solution. Its smartphone body camera software provides functionality as a body camera, a digital camera, an audio recorder, and a personnel locator. "
target parent: Intrinsics Imaging, Inc.
target: FastRedaction
FastRedaction is an easy-to-use, web-based software harnessing advanced artificial intelligence in a high-security cloud. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
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closed 9/7/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Wowza Media Systems, Inc, acquired Flowplayer AB

synopsis: Wowza, the leading live and video on demand (VOD) platform powering more than 6,000 customers globally, announced that it has acquired Flowplayer, a Sweden-based video player specialist. Flowplayer launched as one of the first video players on the web.
buyer parent: Clearhaven Partners
buyer: Wowza Media Systems, Inc
Wowza is the experienced and trusted partner for reliable, scalable video solutions. For more than 15 years, Wowza has powered 35,000+ video implementations globally across a range of end markets, including media, enterprise, government, aerospace, healthcare and more. "
target: Flowplayer AB
A complete solution built for the world’s evolving digital video economy. Flowplayer’s next-generation video solution helps global brands enhance experiences & enrich engagement. Founded in 2004, Flowplayer is one of the most deployed video players on the web.
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closed 8/8/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kargo Global, Inc., acquired Ziggeo

synopsis: Kargo announced the acquisition of Ziggeo, a video player and technology company. Ziggeo brings a suite of products to Kargo’s growing omni-channel platform, including a video player, video recording capabilities and numerous APIs.
buyer: Kargo Global, Inc.
Kargo creates memorable digital advertising and content experiences. With a suite of impactful, exclusive advertising solutions, brands choose Kargo to make customer connections that count. "
target: Ziggeo
Ziggeo is a cloud-based video technology SaaS company that provides asynchronous video APIs, mobile SDKs and tools to deliver enterprise-grade WebRTC capabilities. Ziggeo's API for Video Recording and Playback won the API: World Award for its Music/Video API.
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announced 4/15/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Magisto

synopsis: Vimeo, an ad-free open video platform, will acquire Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users. Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Magisto
Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing. Magisto makes it easy to drive business growth with attention-grabbing videos.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Swiggy, acquired Kint.io

synopsis: Online food ordering and delivery service Swiggy has acqui-hired Kint.io, a startup which specialises in applying deep learning and computer vision for object recognition in videos.
buyer: Swiggy
Swiggy is an Indian-based company that provides a food ordering and delivery solution from the neighborhood restaurants to the urban foodie. "
target: Kint.io
Kint.io is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) start-up that applies deep learning and computer vision for object recognition in video.
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closed 11/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Telestream, Inc., acquired Pandastream Limited

synopsis: Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, announced the acquisition of Cloud-based encoding provider, PandaStream. Pandastream (Panda) is an open source solution for video encoding and streaming.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Telestream, Inc.
Headquartered in Nevada City, CA, Telestream provides world-class live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. "
target parent: Mobio Technologies Inc.
target: Pandastream Limited
Pandastream (Panda) is an open source solution for video encoding and streaming. Panda makes it completely painless to implement full video uploading, encoding and streaming functionality to a web application.
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closed 9/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

Copper.io, acquired Pandastream Limited

synopsis: Copper.io, a provider of cloud management tools, acquired a video platform Pandastream. Pandastream is a video platform that runs on AWS and supports multiple video codecs.
buyer: Copper.io
Copper.io is a full stack developer toolset. Copper.io provides tools and support to help deploy, operate and monitor apps in the Cloud. "
target parent: MediaCore Inc.
target: Pandastream Limited
Panda is a cloud-based platform that provides video and audio encoding infrastructure. It features lightning fast encoding, and broad support for a huge number of video and audio codecs.
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closed 7/22/2011 via Reuters

The Astonishing Tribe, acquired JayCut AB

synopsis: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's The Astonishing Tribe has bought Swedish video editing company JayCut and hinted the operation will work on features for its PlayBook tablet computer. JayCut AB is an online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. Its customers include some of the world's leading brands.
buyer parent: Research In Motion
buyer: The Astonishing Tribe
The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) creates user interfaces for any screen and any device. TAT achieves this by using design, optimized technology, and constant experimentation with emerging technologies and paradigms. TAT has a long history of working with mobile and embedded technology. "
target: JayCut AB
JayCut AB is a Swedish online video editing company fueled by a passion for web video and creativity. JayCut's customers include some of the world's leading brands, and the company has recieved some of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
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closed 1/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Issuer Direct, purchased Webcasting Platform from Onstream Media Corp.

synopsis: Issuer Direct, an industry-leading communications and compliance company, has acquired Onstream Media's VisualWebcaster Platform. Onstream’s VisualWebcaster is a powerful, cloud-based platform that enables you to easily create, produce and deliver high quality live and on-demand streaming events to audiences of all sizes, anywhere around the world.
buyer: Issuer Direct (AMEX:ISDR:$13.98)
Issuer Direct is an industry-leading communications and compliance company that empowers more than 2,000 public and private companies in more than 18 countries by eliminating the complexity of financial and business communications. "
seller: Onstream Media Corp. (ONSM:$15.27)
Onstream’s VisualWebcaster Platform ("VWP") is a leading cloud-based earnings webcast, webinar, and training platform that delivers live and on-demand streaming of events to audiences of all sizes. Onstream Media, is a leading online service provider of corporate audio and web communications.
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announced 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Wirewax

synopsis: Vimeo, the world's leading all-in-one video software solution, will acquire WIREWAX, a leader in interactive and shoppable video in the UK. WIREWAX helps brands, creative agencies and broadcasters create highly engaging video experiences. Their platform allows users to to create interactive and commerce videos that increase audience engagement.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Wirewax
WIREWAX is a leader in interactive and shoppable video in the UK. WIREWAX helps brands, creative agencies and broadcasters create highly engaging video experiences. Their platform allows users to to create interactive and commerce videos that increase audience engagement.
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closed 7/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired Momindum

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired Momindum SAS, a SaaS enterprise video software company. Momindum is an all-in-one SaaS enterprise video platform that manages virtual live events and on-demand videos for knowledge management and demand generation purposes.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$356.06)
Enghouse is a Canadian publicly traded company that provides enterprise software solutions focusing on remote work, visual computing, and communications for next-generation software-defined networks. The company's two-pronged growth strategy focuses on internal growth and acquisitions. "
target: Momindum
Momindum SAS is an enterprise software provider of a secure, SaaS based platform for virtual events, recording, editing and sharing interactive video presentations. Its solutions are intuitive, economical and easy to set up.
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closed 2/21/2019 via PR Newswire

Powtoon Ltd., acquired Showbox

synopsis: Powtoon, the world's leading video creation platform, has acquired Showbox.com, a cloud-based video creation platform in Israel. Showbox enables Brands, Online Marketplaces and Websites to provide their communities with fully controlled, easy-to-use, video creation tools that ensure high quality results.
buyer: Powtoon Ltd.
Powtoon is a world-leading video creation platform that empowers everyone to create awesome videos with a professional look and feel. Powtoon has helped users make over 62 million videos for use in business presentations, product launches, digital and broadcast ads, explainer videos, and more. "
target: Showbox
Showbox is a cloud-based video creation platform in Israel. Showbox enables Brands, Online Marketplaces and Websites to provide their communities with fully controlled, easy-to-use, video creation tools that ensure high quality results.
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closed 4/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Imagine Communications, acquired Digital Rapids

synopsis: Imagine Communications, a portfolio company of The Gores Group and a market share leader of software and networking solutions serving the global media and entertainment markets, has acquired Digital Rapids, an award-winning innovator in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications Corp., is a global leader of software and networking solutions to more than 3,000 media, broadcast, service provider, government and enterprise customers spanning 185 countries. "
target: Digital Rapids
Digital Rapids connects content to opportunity, providing market-leading solutions, technology and expertise that enable media organizations and professionals to bring video to wider audiences more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably.
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announced 4/11/2011 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., will acquire ioko365 Ltd

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a premium software and technology services provider for multi-screen video delivery, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the capital stock of ioko365 Ltd ("ioko"). ioko develops and manages digital media platforms for media & entertainment, telco and cable companies worldwide.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital is a premium provider of end-to-end video technology and services. The KIT Platform, the company's cloud-based software solution, helps enterprise, media & entertainment and network operator clients to produce, manage and deliver multi-screen social video experiences to audiences. "
target: ioko365 Ltd
ioko365 Ltd provides end-to-end managed cloud-based platform solutions for multi-screen video delivery over connected Internet Protocol devices to tier-one telco, cable, media and entertainment companies around the world.
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$91 [$91]
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$67
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$14
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closed 4/2/2010 via Company Press Release

Google Inc., acquired Episodic Inc.

synopsis: Google has acquired video arena, Episodic, Inc. Episodic is a platform for hosting "live and on-demand" video. The Episodic team will join Google and continue its work to bring a great video experience to the Web, mobile phones and IPTV devices.
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: Episodic Inc.
Episodic is the most comprehensive platform for broadcasting live and on-demand video to the web or any web-enabled device. The platform spans the video value chain, providing everything publishers and marketers need to manage, track and monetize video content.
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closed 9/8/2011 via Market Wire

Thought Equity Motion, acquired Panvidea, Inc.

synopsis: Thought Equity Motion, Inc., a provider of cloud-based video platform and footage licensing services, announced the acquisition of Panvidea. Panvidea enables professional content owners, broadcasters, publishers, and advertising agencies to encode, edit and package their video content for distribution to any digital platform.
buyer: Thought Equity Motion
Thought Equity Motion increases the value of video content through its advanced technology platform and licensing services. The company delivers large scale archive management and “smart content” metadata tools as a cloud service, providing greater control with reduced cost and complexity. "
target: Panvidea, Inc.
Panvidea is a platform provider for video preparation, processing, packaging and delivery. It enables professional content owners, broadcasters, publishers, and advertising agencies to encode, edit and package their video content for distribution to any digital platform.
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closed 7/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Ouest-France Group, acquired Saooti

synopsis: The Ouest-France Group, a daily French newspaper that focuses on local and national news, has acquired Saooti, a French company that has a large portfolio of internal and business radio stations, and is the developer of “Your Wikiradio”, a web-radio station.
buyer: Ouest-France Group
Based in Rennes, France, Ouest-France is a daily newspaper covering international, national, and regional news. It has a daily circulation of approximately 800,000 copies and 50 editions. The media enterprise focuses on the regions Brittany, Pays de Loire and Lower Normandy. "
target: Saooti
Headquartered in France, Saooti has a large portfolio of internal radio, as well as public, affinity and business radio stations. Saooti is the developer behind “Your Wikiradio”, a web-radio station that allows listeners to access content via a mobile device, tablet or desktop – live or as podcasts.
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closed 3/23/2011 via Market Wire

Polycom Inc., acquired Accordent Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Polycom, Inc., a global leader in unified communications, announced the acquisition of Accordent Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of video content management and delivery solutions. Polycom expects this acquisition to be neutral to earnings in 2011 and slightly accretive to earnings in 2012.
buyer: Polycom Inc. (PLCM:$1,197.80)
Polycom, Inc. is a global leader in unified communications solutions with industry-leading telepresence, video, voice and infrastructure solutions built on open standards. "
target: Accordent Technologies, Inc.
Accordent Technologies provides Enterprise Video Management solutions that enable organizations to inform, train and engage audiences online. The Accordent Enterprise Video Management platform addresses the complete content lifecycle of all video assets regardless of source or format.
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$50
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announced 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Wibbitz

synopsis: Vimeo, the world's leading all-in-one video software solution, will acquire Wibbitz, an AI-powered video creation platform for creating short-form videos. Wibbitz offers an online video editor that enables content teams to quickly create short-form videos. Their tools make it easy to add logo watermarks, video intros & outros, brand fonts and more.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Wibbitz
Wibbitz is an AI-powered video creation platform for creating short-form videos. Wibbitz offers an online video editor that enables content teams to quickly create short-form videos. Their tools make it easy to add logo watermarks, video intros & outros, text overlay styles, brand fonts, and more.
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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

Vidlet, Inc., acquired Vidcaster, Inc.

synopsis: Vidlet, a mobile video insights platform, acquired the Vidcaster platform. Vidcaster is a video training platform used by companies like Wix, VMware, and MIT to drive measurable training outcomes for employees, prospects, customers and distributed workforces.
buyer: Vidlet, Inc.
Vidlet is a new mobile video platform that transforms how companies capture and communicate insights with customers and employees. "
target: Vidcaster, Inc.
Vidcaster is a video training platform used by companies like Wix, VMware, and MIT to drive measurable training outcomes for employees, prospects, customers and distributed workforces.
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closed 6/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Visual Labs, Inc., acquired FastRedaction

synopsis: Visual Labs Inc. has acquired FastRedaction from Intrinsics Imaging Inc. The purchase allows Visual Labs to provide a fully-integrated, cloud-based, and CJIS-compliant redaction solution as part of its evidence management platform. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
buyer: Visual Labs, Inc.
Visual Labs has developed software for Android smartphones and a web-based evidence management platform to provide a CJIS-compliant body camera solution. Its smartphone body camera software provides functionality as a body camera, a digital camera, an audio recorder, and a personnel locator. "
target parent: Intrinsics Imaging, Inc.
target: FastRedaction
FastRedaction is an easy-to-use, web-based software harnessing advanced artificial intelligence in a high-security cloud. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
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closed 6/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Visual Labs, Inc., acquired FastRedaction

synopsis: Visual Labs Inc. has acquired FastRedaction from Intrinsics Imaging Inc. The purchase allows Visual Labs to provide a fully-integrated, cloud-based, and CJIS-compliant redaction solution as part of its evidence management platform. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
buyer: Visual Labs, Inc.
Visual Labs has developed software for Android smartphones and a web-based evidence management platform to provide a CJIS-compliant body camera solution. Its smartphone body camera software provides functionality as a body camera, a digital camera, an audio recorder, and a personnel locator. "
target parent: Intrinsics Imaging, Inc.
target: FastRedaction
FastRedaction is an easy-to-use, web-based software harnessing advanced artificial intelligence in a high-security cloud. The FastRedaction software leverages AI and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio.
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announced 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, will acquire MX TakaTak

synopsis: ShareChat, the fastest growing social network in India, will acquire MX TakaTak, a short video app in India. MX TakaTak allows users to create, watch, and share short videos. The platform features all types of videos, ranging from dialogue dubbing, comedy, gaming, DIY, food, sports, memes, and many more.
buyer: ShareChat
ShareChat is the fastest growing social network in India. They are building a social platform for the masses of India in their languages and developing a product which delivers a world-class user experience even to the first time internet users of India. "
target: MX TakaTak
MX TakaTak is a short video app in India. MX TakaTak allows users to create, watch, and share short videos. The platform features all types of videos, ranging from dialogue dubbing, comedy, gaming, DIY, food, sports, memes, and many more.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Jumprope, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has acquired how-to video app Jumprope as part of its expanded video focus. Jumprope, which describes itself as "the best place for anyone to create a how-to and export it to every social platform", enables users to create step-by-step tutorials, using video and still image assets, with preset formats and overlays.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Jumprope, Inc.
Jumprope is the place to discover, create and share step-by-step how-to videos. Users don’t need any video-editing experience to create useful and engaging recipes, beauty tutorials, fitness routines and more. Reach an engaged community on Jumprope, and share videos to any social platform.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corporation, acquired Lomotif

synopsis: ZASH, a global media and entertainment company, has acquired an 80% stake in Lomotif, a leading video-sharing social networking platform in Singapore. Lomotif's mission is to inspire collaborations and build meaningful connections. Their remix editor enables users to remix memes, selfie music videos, and video edits for social sharing.
buyer: ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corporation
ZASH is a global media and entertainment company. ZASH creates content in various formats to appeal to a wide variety of target audiences, including syndicated and reality TV, theatrical films, faith-based TV & movies, digital streaming, and more. "
target: Lomotif
Lomotif is a leading video-sharing social networking platform in Singapore. Lomotif's mission is to inspire collaborations, celebrate creativity and build meaningful connections. Their remix editor enables users to remix memes, selfie music videos, and video edits for social sharing.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Clash App, acquired Byte Inc.

synopsis: Clash, a creator monetization company, announced it is purchasing the Byte app, a leading short-form video platform. Byte, which was the most downloaded app in the App Store in summer 2020, will continue to have the same great in-app experience, with new monetization tools and features coming soon.
buyer: Clash App
Clash is building the next-generation monetization platform for creators and fans. Clash is a short-form video-sharing app that lets users record and share 21-second videos to a community known as “Clashers”. "
target: Byte Inc.
byte is a video app for communities. In January 2020, Byte was released. The platform was a near clone of Vine: Users could upload short, looping videos to an audience of followers. Unlike Vine, certain metrics, like follower counts, were hidden.
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closed 12/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., acquired Dubsmash, Inc.

synopsis: Reddit, an online community for creating, sharing, and discussion, has acquired Dubsmash, a short video platform. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows. Dubsmash will retain its own platform and brand, and Reddit will integrate its video creation tools.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Dubsmash, Inc.
Dubsmash is a video sharing platform and mobile application for iOS and Android devices. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows.
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closed 12/3/2020 via Company Press Release

VSCO, acquired Trash, Inc.

synopsis: VSCO, a creative channel and mobile application, has acquired the Trash application. Trash is a mobile video app that brings fun and serendipity to video creation using AI to lower the barrier to make, share, and remix videos in an entirely new way.
buyer: VSCO
VSCO is a creative channel and mobile application. The company builds creative tools, spaces, and connections driven by self-expression. Its mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity. "
target: Trash, Inc.
TRASH is an AI-driven video creation platform built on a deep tech engine. TRASH lets anyone participate in video by automating the most challenging technical aspects, allowing users to instantly create an edited mix that pairs the best parts of their own videos with high-quality music.
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closed 10/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Corsair, acquired EpocCam

synopsis: Corsair, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, has acquired EpocCam, one of the leading video apps in the Apple App Store with over 5 million downloads, allowing users to easily turn their iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, into a wireless high definition webcam for Windows and macOS.
buyer: Corsair (CRSR:$1,702.37)
CORSAIR is a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-performance gear and technology for gamers, content creators, and PC enthusiasts. They develop products from PC components and peripherals, to premium streaming equipment and smart ambient lighting. "
target: EpocCam
EpocCam is one of the leading video apps in the Apple App Store with over 5 million downloads, allowing users to easily turn their iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, into a wireless high definition webcam for Windows and macOS.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BusinessWire

PicsArt, acquired D'efekt

synopsis: PicsArt, the world’s largest visual creative platform, has acquired advanced video effects company D'efekt. Based in Armenia, D'efekt, a female-led startup, has been featured as an Apple “App of the Day” various times and offers motion-based video effects, including light illusions, music responsiveness, and fractal motion-activation.
buyer: PicsArt
PicsArt is the world’s #1 creative platform and social editing app that’s leading the visual storytelling revolution. Every month, the PicsArt community creates, remixes and shares billions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. "
target: D'efekt
D’efekt is an Armenian mobile startup with an app that offers motion-based video effects, including light illusions, music responsiveness, and fractal motion-activation. Users can apply motion effects to a single person, multiple people, or objects, as well as make edits to their video’s background.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Chroma Labs

synopsis: Twitter Inc. is acquiring Chroma Labs, a startup company that develops photo and video-editing tools. Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
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: Chroma Labs
Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
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announced 4/15/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Magisto

synopsis: Vimeo, an ad-free open video platform, will acquire Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users. Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Magisto
Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing. Magisto makes it easy to drive business growth with attention-grabbing videos.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

TikTok, acquired GeoGif

synopsis: TikTok, a leading app for short-form mobile videos, has acquired GeoGif, a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
buyer parent: Toutiao
buyer: TikTok
TikTok is a leading app for short-form mobile videos. TikTok makes it easy for people to discover and make their own awesome videos by capturing funny and memorable moments to share with the world. Users can also add special effects filters, fun stickers, music, and more. "
target: GeoGif
GeoGif is a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

YY Inc., acquired Bigo Technology Pte LTD

synopsis: YY Inc., a leading live streaming social media platform in China, announced its recent acquisition of Bigo Inc. Bigo is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore that provides video and vocal technology service all over the world.
buyer: YY Inc. (YY:$4,610.47)
YY Inc. is a leading live streaming social media platform in China. YY enables users to interact with each other in real-time through online live media and offers users a uniquely engaging and immersive entertainment experience. "
target: Bigo Technology Pte LTD
BIGO is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore, dedicated to improving the way people live and communicate. They provide video and vocal technology service all over the world. The BIGO product line includes live-broadcasting, vocal social media, and a short video platform.
price ($mm)
$1,453*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, acquired Clip App

synopsis: ShareChat, a leading content discovery app in India that allows users to create, discover, and share videos and images with each other, has acquired Clip, India’s best video app. Clip allows users to easily create, watch and download funny Indian videos.
buyer: ShareChat
Founded in 2015, ShareChat is a leading content discovery app in India. ShareChat allows users to create, discover, and share videos and images with each other. Users can browse trending topics such as astrology, fashion, wishes, and more. ShareChat is available in 14 Indian languages. "
target: Clip App
Clip is India’s best video app to easily create, watch and download funny Indian videos. Users can use the app in their local language and join the only Indian video community and express themselves by sharing short video clips.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

TTC Protocol, acquired ALIVE, Inc.

synopsis: TTC Protocol, a blockchain based token incentivized social networking protocol in China, has acquired ALIVE, a global video editing and sharing mobile app. ALIVE allows users to create up to 30 seconds of video and share it across any social platform. The app provides editing tools such as video filters, text effects, and music effects.
buyer: TTC Protocol
TTC Protocol is a blockchain based token incentivized social networking protocol in China. Their first dApp, tataUFO, is a social networking service for college and university students that are in first and second tier cities in China. "
target: ALIVE, Inc.
ALIVE is a global video editing and sharing mobile app. ALIVE allows users to create up to 30 seconds of video and share it across any social platform. The app provides editing tools such as video filters, object effects, text effects, and music effects.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Niantic, Inc., acquired Evertoon, Inc.

synopsis: Niantic, the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress, has acquired the team from the startup Evertoon to help it further build out its mobile products. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
buyer: Niantic, Inc.
Niantic is the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress. Niantic is building an AR + Real World game platform that is defining state of the art with an innovative server architecture that enables massive scale supporting a global shared state rich interactions. "
target: Evertoon, Inc.
Evertoon enables users to create compelling movies in a few minutes, unlocking the stories trapped in people’s minds. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tinder, Inc., acquired Wheel

synopsis: Dating app Tinder has acquired L.A.-based startup Wheel, which had developed a social network for sharing video stories. Wheel was originally founded in 2015 to offer a way for people to make mobile videos that were easy, fun and watchable, as well as to collaborate on videos with family and friends.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Tinder, Inc.
Tinder is one of the fastest growing social startups and mobile apps. Tinder was launched to address the social and physical barriers of forming new friendships and relationships. Using social data, Tinder anonymously finds people nearby that like each other and connects them if they are interested."
target: Wheel
Wheel is a mobile app that lets users create and share video stories with their friends. Wheel was founded in 2015 to offer people a way to make mobile videos that were easy, fun and watchable.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/29/2016 via PR Newswire

GoPro, will acquire Replay

synopsis: GoPro announced an agreement to acquire leading mobile video editing app, Replay. Replay, developed by Stupeflix in Paris, France, is an award-winning app that allows users to quickly select video clips and photos and automatically combines them into a single video complete with transition effects, graphics, and synchronized music.
buyer: GoPro (GPRO:$1,619.97)
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests whatever they may be. "
target parent: Stupeflix
target: Replay
Replay, developed by Stupeflix in Paris, France, is an award-winning app that allows users to quickly select video clips and photos and automatically combines them into a single video complete with transition effects, graphics, and synchronized music.
price ($mm)
$105
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/29/2016 via PR Newswire

GoPro, will acquire Splice App

synopsis: GoPro announced an agreement to acquire leading mobile video editing app Splice. Splice, developed by Vemory in Austin, Texas, is an award-winning mobile editor that allows users to manually create customized edits with advanced features normally found on desktop editing applications, but with the speed and efficiency of a mobile app interface.
buyer: GoPro (GPRO:$1,619.97)
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests whatever they may be. "
target parent: Vemory
target: Splice App
Splice is one of the most popular video editors in the world with millions of users. From the casual movie maker, to the professional video and photo editor, Splice is committed to being the both the easiest and most powerful video editing tool in the App Store.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Google Inc., acquired Fly Labs

synopsis: Leading global start up accelerator Dreamit announced Dreamit alumni Fly Labs was acquired by Google and will become part of the Google Photos team. Fly Labs is a New York City-based start up that created popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: DreamIt Ventures
target: Fly Labs
Fly Labs creates the popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video. Fly Labs apps have been downloaded more than 3 million times in over 150 different countries, creating more than 20 million videos.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/11/2016 via BusinessWire

LifeLogger Technologies Corp, acquired Pixorial Inc.

synopsis: LifeLogger Technologies Corp announced it had completed the acquisition of key assets of Pixorial, Inc. Pixorial is a personal photo and video sharing platform that includes functionality to organize and discover all the media from a person’s life.
buyer: LifeLogger Technologies Corp (OTCPK:LOGG:$0.00)
LifeLogger Technologies Corp. has developed a Web APP software solution providing users the ability to capture, store and live stream your memories. They are device agnostic, allowing you to use your iOS, Android solution or other wearable camera and/or sensors solutions. "
target: Pixorial Inc.
Pixorial is a personal photo and video sharing platform that includes functionality to organize and discover all the media from a person’s life so they can enjoy it how they want. Pixorial is capable of delivering a universal service for collecting all the photos and videos from life experiences.
price ($mm)
$0.43
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Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuze
Fuze
Fuze is a global cloud communications and collaboration software platform for the enterprise. Through an innovative and consumer-inspired unified experience, Fuze enables seamless transition between voice, video, messaging, and content sharing.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$16.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.14)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.94
Employees
49
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Ticker: QUMU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qumu, Inc.
Qumu, Inc.
Qumu Corporation provides the tools businesses need to create, manage, secure, distribute and measure the success of their videos. Qumu's innovative solutions release the power in video to engage and empower employees, partners and clients.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$24.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.53)
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Employees
105
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Ticker: SEAC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SeaChange International
SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$68.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($11.35)
Net Income ($mm)
$2.24
Employees
286
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Ticker: OB:PEXIP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pexip AS
Pexip is a video communication platform that empowers and connects people across borders, business and technologies. Their scalable platform enables high-quality video meetings, with enterprise-grade security, and is easily adapted to fit customers’ IT requirements and existing infrastructure.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$88.71
EBITDA ($mm)
($18.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
451
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Ticker: BCOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$212.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.44
EBIT ($mm)
$9.00
Net Income ($mm)
$7.00
Employees
693
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Ticker: IGNMF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imagination Technologies Group plc
Imagination Technologies Group plc
Imagination Technologies Group plc – a global leader in multimedia and communication technologies – creates and licenses market-leading processor cores for graphics, video, multi-threaded embedded processing/DSP and multi-standard communications applications.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$127.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.49
EBIT ($mm)
$23.68
Net Income ($mm)
$20.46
Employees
967
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Ticker: SEHK:3738
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vobile, Inc.
Vobile, Inc.
Vobile is the premier, trusted provider for protecting, measuring and monetizing online video content. They create technology solutions for content owners and distributors through their SaaS platform. With Vobile, users can reduce infringement-related revenue loss and increase video distribution.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.34)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
71
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Ticker: TSXV:VQS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VIQ Solutions Inc.
VIQ Solutions Inc.
VIQ is the world's leading expert on digital audio, video and evidence capture and management, and use that knowledge to help clients around the world increase their productivity and reduce their costs through customized digital evidence capture and management solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$32.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.04)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.69)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:EDGE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgeware AB
Edgeware is a global high-tech company that develops products that enable high-quality TV and video streaming. Edgeware’s solutions allows telecom and cable operators as well as broadcasters and content owners to securely and cost-efficiently make TV and video content available to their viewers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$24.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
96
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Ticker: TSXV:YOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yangaroo, Inc.
Yangaroo, Inc.
Yangaroo is a software leader in media asset workflow and distribution solutions for advertising, music, and awards industries. Yangaroo’s patented Digital Media Distribution System is a leading secure business to business cloud-based platform that provides clearance, delivery, and API integration.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$6.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.54
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
$0.75
Employees
0
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Ticker: OM:QBNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QBNK Holding AB
QBank DAM was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2003. They have developed a cutting edge Digital Asset Management software that enables the full potential of rich media. QBank is the hub of information and metadata, integrated with a variety of channels including social media.
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2015
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Ticker: OTCPK:LOGG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp
LifeLogger Technologies Corp. has developed a Web APP software solution providing users the ability to capture, store and live stream your memories. They are device agnostic, allowing you to use your iOS, Android solution or other wearable camera and/or sensors solutions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: BCOV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove, Inc.
Brightcove Inc. is the leading global provider of powerful cloud solutions for managing, delivering, and monetizing video experiences on every screen.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$212.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.44
EBIT ($mm)
$9.00
Net Income ($mm)
$7.00
Employees
693
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Ticker: BSE:543280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Nazara is a well established mobile content platform provider and games publisher with HQ's in India and Offices in Dubai, London, Africa & Singapore. They specialize in bringing branded properties to the mobile consumers in the most effective way, maximizing revenues as well as promoting brands.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$69.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.12
EBIT ($mm)
$7.89
Net Income ($mm)
$3.74
Employees
83
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Ticker: HLSE:NXTGMS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next Games Oy
Next Games Oy
Next Games is a mobile game developer focused on creating visually impressive, highly engaging games. Their mission is to be a trendsetter in developing engaging and social mobile games based on entertainment franchises, such as movies TV shows and books.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$27.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
112
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Ticker: AIM:SYQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SyQic Plc
SyQic Plc
Yoonic was developed by SyQic, one of the fastest growing Over-The-Top (OTT) IPTV managed services companies in Asia. Yoonic TV provides users with their favorite channels, movies, TV series and other video content direct to their mobile device or tablet of their choice.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$7.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.10
EBIT ($mm)
$0.97
Net Income ($mm)
$0.17
Employees
42
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Ticker: GS:ADNC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audience, Inc.
Audience, Inc.
Audience is the leader in advanced voice and audio processing for mobile devices. Its technologies, based in auditory neuroscience, improve the mobile voice experience, as well as enhance speech-based services and audio quality for multimedia.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$148.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.22)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
329
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Ticker: ANGH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anghami Inc
Anghami Inc
Anghami, the first, most established and fastest-growing music technology platform in the Middle East and North Africa region, is the go-to destination for Arabic and International music and entertainment, creating artists, and connecting people.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$35.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
172
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Ticker: SNAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Snap Inc.
Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,813.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($780.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($869.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3863
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