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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Medio Systems, Inc., acquired WebRelevance

synopsis: Medio Systems, Inc., the leader in mobile search, announced the acquisition and successful integration of WebRelevance, the software and services pioneer in contextual advertising. Medio's acquisition of WebRelevance accelerates the development of Medio's advanced mobile advertising platform.
buyer: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio Systems, Inc. is the preeminent mobile search solution provider. The company combines the latest in patent-pending search, personalization, recommendation and advertising technologies. "
target: WebRelevance
WebRelevance is a software and services company focused on using contextual targeting to dramatically improve advertising performance for both advertisers and media sites — simultaneously increasing advertiser ROI and media site revenue.
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Google Inc., acquired dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire dMarc Broadcasting, Inc., a Newport Beach, Calif.-based digital solutions provider for the radio broadcast industry.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
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: dMarc Broadcasting, Inc.
dMarc Broadcasting is a developer of digital audio systems and related services for radio broadcasters. Through subsidiaries Scott Studios and Computer Concepts (dba Maestro), the company provides digital systems to more than 4,600 radio stations.
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announced 2/13/2019 via Wall Street Journal

The Nielsen Company, Inc., will acquire Sorenson Media Inc.

synopsis: Data analytics company Nielsen Co. is the winning bidder for the assets of bankrupt television data provider Sorenson Media Inc. Sorenson Media's technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,311.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target: Sorenson Media Inc.
Sorenson Media provides trusted solutions to the television industry and is an innovator in driving the future of television advertising. Their technology provides networks, broadcasters and advertisers with a complete toolkit to enable, enhance and improve the TV advertising viewing experience.
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closed 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

OpenX Technologies, Inc., acquired PubNation

synopsis: OpenX, the global leader in quality programmatic advertising, announced that it has completed the acquisition of PubNation. PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
buyer: OpenX Technologies, Inc.
OpenX is the global leader in quality programmatic advertising. OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. "
target: PubNation
PubNation’s technology equips publishers with the necessary tools to manage advertising quality at scale, irrespective of how many containers or exchanges they work with.
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closed 5/7/2014 via PR Web

NewsCycle Solutions, acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc.

synopsis: NEWSCYCLE Solutions, a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry, announced that it has acquired MediaSpan Group, Inc., a media software innovator that provides solutions to more than 3,000 local newspaper and broadcast properties
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: NewsCycle Solutions
NEWSCYCLE Solutions delivers the broadest range of technology solutions for the global news media industry, including content management, digital advertising, circulation, and audience relationship management. "
target: MediaSpan Group, Inc.
MediaSpan Group, Inc. powers digital content management, online marketing, advertising and business productivity solutions for the world's leading media companies including Sun Media, Advance Publications, MediaNews, Gannett and Radio One.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

The E.W. Scripps Company, will acquire Triton Digital Media

synopsis: The E.W. Scripps Company is acquiring Triton Digital, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Triton's innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
buyer: The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP:$1,599.45)
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Triton Digital Media
Triton Digital is a pioneer in the rapidly expanding digital audio marketplace. The Company’s innovative and proprietary SaaS solutions and advertising technology enable both live and on-demand audio publishers to build their audiences and enhance revenues globally.
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$150
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$40
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

AOL Inc., acquired AlephD

synopsis: AOL, Inc. has acquired AlephD, a Paris-based startup that helps publishers automatically indentify the best price for each ad impression. AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: AOL Inc. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a media technology company that simplifies the Internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. AOL operates at scale, connecting tens of thousands of publishers with advertisers on its global and programmatic, content and advertising platforms."
target: AlephD
AlephD provides real-time solutions to publishers selling inventory over RTB. AlephD provides real-time capabilities to online publishers. Its solutions instantly boost digital publishers RTB revenues (Real Time Bidding) by up to 30%.
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closed 12/3/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acxiom Corporation, purchased Advanced-Advertising Unit from The Allant Group, Inc.

synopsis: Acxiom Corp, the data analytics firm, has acquired the advanced-advertising unit of Allant Group, a third-party data shop focused on advertising and marketing. Allant Group's Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their SaaS solution Audience Interconnect.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service Company that fuses trust, experience and scale to fuel data-driven results. Acxiom is an innovator in harnessing the most important sources and uses of data to strengthen connections between people, businesses and their partners. "
seller parent: MidOcean Partners
seller: The Allant Group, Inc.
Allant offers advanced TV advertising software and data products as well as data and analytic driven marketing and advertising services. Their Advanced-Advertising Unit helps ad buyers and sellers execute TV, VOD and online household and zone addressable campaigns with their data-enabled software.
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closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

WideOrbit, Inc., acquired Admeta AB

synopsis: WideOrbit Inc., the leading provider of advertising management software for media companies, has acquired Admeta, a leading provider of solutions for digital programmatic sell-side platforms based in Sweden. Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue.
buyer: WideOrbit, Inc.
WideOrbit is the leading provider of advertising management software for Media companies. WideOrbit provides innovative, proven solutions for managing the business of broadcast and cable operations – from proposal to order, scheduling to automation, billing and aging. "
target: Admeta AB
Admeta provides sophisticated yield optimization solutions that help premium publishers significantly improve digital revenue. Admeta’s core functionality includes Artificial Intelligence-based learning, dynamic floor pricing, full premium programmatic support for private marketplaces and Deal ID.
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closed 3/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

The McClatchy Company, acquired Tru Measure

synopsis: The McClatchy Co. announced that it has acquired Crested Butte, Colo.-based media measurement and analytics company Tru Measure. Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement.
buyer: The McClatchy Company (MNI:$1,000.74)
The McClatchy Company is the third-largest newspaper company in the United States and a leading digital publisher dedicated to the values of quality journalism, free expression and community service. "
target: Tru Measure
Tru Measure provides media companies and their advertising customers with tools and technology to measure and track the effectiveness of all of their digital advertising campaigns and consumer engagement, regardless of market, medium, and volume of ads placed.
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announced 7/17/2012 via Market Wire

TiVo Inc., will acquire TRA, Inc.

synopsis: TiVo Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire TRA, Inc., maker of the first and leading platform with the world's largest database that directly links information from the same households as to what viewers watch with what they buy. TRA matches television exposures from 1.5 million TV homes with specific purchase transactions.
buyer: TiVo Inc. (TIVO:$661.39)
TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service offering products on multiple platforms and devices. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. "
target: TRA, Inc.
TRA, Inc. is the leading media marketing and analytics software company whose products help advertisers, agencies and television networks improve advertising targeting, accountability and return on media investment.
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closed 8/15/2017 via BusinessWire

Netsertive, acquired Mixpo, Inc.

synopsis: Netsertive, a marketing technology company empowering brands, national retailers and local businesses to automate and scale distributed local marketing, announced the acquisition of Mixpo, a Seattle-based creative management platform that enables publishers and marketers to easily build, manage and measure compelling video and media ad campaigns.
buyer: Netsertive
Netsertive has revolutionized how brands and local businesses work together to win local customers. Their two solutions, MarketWise™ for Brands and StreetWise™ for Local Businesses, enable cooperative marketing by giving brands the capability to activate scaled omnichannel marketing campaigns. "
target: Mixpo, Inc.
Mixpo is the leading creative management platform for digital advertisers and publishers. Their studio gives brands and resellers the tools to easily produce compelling video and rich media ads, and a simple interface from which to manage, measure and optimize campaigns in real time, at scale.
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closed 5/31/2012 via PR Newswire

JEDFam Group LLC, acquired BroadSign International Inc

synopsis: BroadSign International, Inc. announced it has been acquired by JedFam Group, LLC. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, BroadSign International Inc. is the worldwide provider of on-demand software solutions for managing digital signage networks.
buyer: JEDFam Group LLC
JEDFam Group LLC is a family Investment Company. Its portfolio includes publicly traded securities, private equity, real estate and direct investments. "
target: BroadSign International Inc
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, BroadSign International Inc. is the worldwide provider of on-demand software solutions for managing digital signage networks. Its enterprise-scale application was purpose-built over a 10-year period and is the next generation of digital signage software.
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closed 1/22/2020 via PR Web

Blockthrough, acquired Uponit

synopsis: Blockthrough, the market leader in adblock revenue recovery, has acquired Uponit, a sophisticated ad recovery platform in Israel. Uponit helps online publishers measure and restore their blocked ad inventory and communicate with their adblocking audience.
buyer: Blockthrough
Founded in 2015, Toronto-based Blockthrough is the world’s leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers. Blockthrough helps publishers recover revenue lost to adblocking by creating safe, unintrusive ad experiences that leverage the publisher's existing monetization partners. "
target: Uponit
Uponit is a sophisticated ad recovery platform in Israel. Uponit helps online publishers measure and restore their blocked ad inventory and communicate with their adblocking audience. Their platform recovers and enforces non-intrusive ad formats to ensure a good user experience.
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closed 11/15/2018 via PR Web

Blockthrough, acquired PageFair

synopsis: Blockthrough, a Toronto-based leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers, announced its acquisition of PageFair, an industry pioneer in publisher adblock solutions based in Dublin, Ireland.
buyer: Blockthrough
Founded in 2015, Toronto-based Blockthrough is the world’s leading Adblock Revenue Recovery platform for publishers. Blockthrough helps publishers recover revenue lost to adblocking by creating safe, unintrusive ad experiences that leverage the publisher's existing monetization partners. "
target: PageFair
Founded in 2012, PageFair launched the world’s first adblock measurement and adblock revenue recovery product and has served as the go-to source of information and insights on adblocking to the industry at large. They are based in Dublin, Ireland.
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closed 4/11/2018 via PR Newswire

ZMG | Ruckus Factory, acquired Accelerated Media

synopsis: ZMG | Ruckus Factory acquired Accelerated Media. Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
buyer: ZMG | Ruckus Factory
ZMG | Ruckus Factory is a leader in news and lifestyle video creation. ZMG delivers in excess of 1,000 original, topical video stories each month to the most respected media sites around the world. "
target: Accelerated Media
Accelerated Media is a full service media company, specializing in interactive advertising. Accelerated Media's Connected Ad Network ™ is an advanced TV ad platform, capable of inserting local and national advertising into companion applications found on Smart TVs and other connected/OTT devices.
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closed 7/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Ingenta, acquired 5 Fifteen

synopsis: Ingenta, the leading software provider to the publishing industry, has acquired 5 fifteen Ltd, software supplier to the magazine and newspaper industry. Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organizations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
buyer: Ingenta (AIM:ING:$18.36)
Ingenta is the largest supplier of technology and related services for the publishing industry. Working with eight of the ten largest publishers in the world, they help information providers meet their evolving and wide-ranging publishing needs. "
target: 5 Fifteen
Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organisations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising.
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$0.64
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$2
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announced 6/13/2011 via Reuters

Google Inc., will acquire AdMeld Inc.

synopsis: Google Inc., plans to buy online advertising company AdMeld to grab a larger slice of the market for graphical display ads. AdMeld helps publishers maximize revenue from ad networks and exchanges, reduce operating costs and protect their brands from unwanted ads.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
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: AdMeld Inc.
AdMeld is an ad network optimization company. AdMeld helps publishers maximize revenue from ad networks and exchanges, reduce operating costs and protect their brands from unwanted ads. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco and London.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Independent Media Distribution plc, acquired eBUS Ltd.

synopsis: IMD has acquired the eBUS Media Network to create a substantial worldwide footprint for digital TV ad delivery. eBUS Limited provides video content management and distribution services for Asian advertising and media market.
buyer parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
buyer: Independent Media Distribution plc
Indepedent Media Distribution (IMD), is the leading distributor of broadcast quality commercial advertising, new music and music videos. IMD provides the advertising and music industries with a reliable, fast and verifiable distribution service, which has set the standard for the industry. "
target: eBUS Ltd.
eBUS enables users to send TV ads faster, easier, more cost effectively and in High Definition. eBUS is the only video content management and distribution business totally dedicated to the Asia Pacific advertising and media market.
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closed 4/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Peach Video, acquired Adtoox

synopsis: Peach, a global video ad management platform, has acquired Adtoox, a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
buyer parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
buyer: Peach Video
Peach is a global video ad management platform. Peach streamlines complex workflows and powers creative for advertising. Their platform manages the world’s advertising content and makes it easy for brands, agencies and media owners to collaborate with each other on a global scale. "
target: Adtoox
Adtoox is a Stockholm-based ad delivery company. Adtoox's cloud-based ad delivery service offers instant QC and distribution to broadcasters and publishers around the globe. Their powerful ad management service automates workflows and allows users to track all actions and ads.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Medio Systems, Inc., acquired WebRelevance

synopsis: Medio Systems, Inc., the leader in mobile search, announced the acquisition and successful integration of WebRelevance, the software and services pioneer in contextual advertising. Medio's acquisition of WebRelevance accelerates the development of Medio's advanced mobile advertising platform.
buyer: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio Systems, Inc. is the preeminent mobile search solution provider. The company combines the latest in patent-pending search, personalization, recommendation and advertising technologies. "
target: WebRelevance
WebRelevance is a software and services company focused on using contextual targeting to dramatically improve advertising performance for both advertisers and media sites — simultaneously increasing advertiser ROI and media site revenue.
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announced 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

HERE, will acquire Medio Systems, Inc.

synopsis: HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced plans to acquire Medio Systems Inc., a Seattle-based company that is a pioneer in the emerging field of real-time predictive analytics.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio is the world’s largest provider of predictive app analytics and the leader in optimizing the lifetime value of mobile customers. The company currently tracks and analyzes over one billion events every day.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Medio Systems, Inc., acquired WebRelevance

synopsis: Medio Systems, Inc., the leader in mobile search, announced the acquisition and successful integration of WebRelevance, the software and services pioneer in contextual advertising. Medio's acquisition of WebRelevance accelerates the development of Medio's advanced mobile advertising platform.
buyer: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio Systems, Inc. is the preeminent mobile search solution provider. The company combines the latest in patent-pending search, personalization, recommendation and advertising technologies. "
target: WebRelevance
WebRelevance is a software and services company focused on using contextual targeting to dramatically improve advertising performance for both advertisers and media sites — simultaneously increasing advertiser ROI and media site revenue.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acorns, acquired Pillar

synopsis: Acorns, a popular saving and investing app, has acquired Pillar, a leading debt repayment app that makes managing debt easier. Pillar helps consumers optimize their debt payments by focusing first on student loans. Their app uses AI to provide tailored advice according to the user's income and spending habits.
buyer: Acorns
Acorns is the leading micro investing app in the U.S. It's easy-to-use, mobile-first technology makes it simple for anyone to set aside and invest life's spare money. Acorns allows customers to automatically invest in a low-cost, diversified portfolio of exchange-traded funds. "
target: Pillar
Pillar is a leading debt repayment app that makes managing debt easier. Pillar helps consumers optimize their debt payments by focusing first on student loans. Their app uses AI to provide tailored advice according to the user's income and spending habits.
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closed 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Experian plc, acquired Look Who's Charging Pty Ltd

synopsis: Experian Australia & New Zealand announces its acquisition of Look Who’s Charging, the Australian fintech startup which has solved the everyday frustrating problem of unrecognised bank transactions by providing instant clarification on the merchant behind a transaction. 
buyer: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,171.00)
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Look Who's Charging Pty Ltd
Look Who’s Charging has developed a multi-award winning data platform that provides comprehensive and meaningful information on bank statement transactions.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Playtika Ltd., acquired Aditor Ltd.

synopsis: Playtika, a Israel-based game devloper that has created mobile games such as Slotomania, House of Fun and Bingo Blitz, has acquired the Israeli mobile Ad Tech company Aditor. Aditor has created successful mobile advertising campaigns for top brands in the online entertainment, sports, gaming and many other industries.
buyer parent: Giant Interactive Group
buyer: Playtika Ltd.
Playtika pioneered free-to-play games on social networks and mobile platforms. It is the creator of such popular titles as Slotomania, House of Fun and Bingo Blitz, which consistently rank among the top-grossing games on Apple's App Store, Google Play and Facebook. "
target: Aditor Ltd.
Aditor is a mobile Ad Tech company. Their PredictAI product allows customers to manage their campaigns on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube, and also uses AI to monitor the behavior of customers and competitors.
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closed 3/22/2016 via PR Newswire

eDriving, acquired Mentor eData

synopsis: eDriving, the leading provider of online driver education in the U.S. with more than 10 million customers to date, acquired Mentor eData. Mentor eData's mobile app platform, DrivingBuddy, and analytics engine, DriveInsight, facilitate drivers' awareness of the implications of their driving behaviors relative to safety and risk.
buyer: eDriving
eDriving is the largest provider of online driver education in the regulated consumer driver training business. Their focus is on helping drivers become smarter and safer behind the wheel in partnership with corporate and insurance partners. "
target: Mentor eData
Mentor eData develops application software that dramatically improves driving behavior for B2C and B2B customers. Their mobile app platform, DrivingBuddy, and analytics engine, DriveInsight, facilitate drivers' awareness of the implications of their driving behaviors relative to safety and risk.
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announced 9/24/2015 via BusinessWire

Prosper Marketplace, Inc., will acquire BillGuard

synopsis: Prosper Marketplace, which operates a leading online marketplace that connects borrowers and investors, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BillGuard, a personal finance analytics company that develops popular consumer apps to manage, protect and do more with money and credit.
buyer: Prosper Marketplace, Inc.
Prosper is America's first peer-to-peer lending marketplace, with more than 2 million members and over $4 billion in funded loans. Prosper allows people to invest in each other in a way that is financially and socially rewarding. "
target: BillGuard
BillGuard’s mission is to empower consumers to control, protect and do more with their money. Their proprietary transaction monitoring technology pioneered the use of crowdsourcing and big data analytics to help consumers detect the $8 billion in wrongful payment card charges missed by banks yearly.
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closed 8/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Life360, Inc., acquired Chronos Mobile Technologies

synopsis: Life360, the leading Family Network, announced that it has acquired Chronos Mobile Technologies. They are creators of an industry-leading contextual-awareness engine that combines location with other passively-collected data to understand people's day-to-day patterns and routines.
buyer: Life360, Inc.
Life360 is the world's largest network for families available for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. Using proprietary location-based technology, Life360 enables over 50 million families to privately share location, communicate with ease and stay connected with in-app messaging. "
target: Chronos Mobile Technologies
Chronos Mobile Technologies, Inc. develops a time-tracking application for mobile devices. It offers Chronos that connects with other services the user use to provide insights into how they spend their time.
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announced 6/12/2014 via PR Newswire

HERE, will acquire Medio Systems, Inc.

synopsis: HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced plans to acquire Medio Systems Inc., a Seattle-based company that is a pioneer in the emerging field of real-time predictive analytics.
buyer parent: Nokia Corporation
buyer: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles. "
target: Medio Systems, Inc.
Medio is the world’s largest provider of predictive app analytics and the leader in optimizing the lifetime value of mobile customers. The company currently tracks and analyzes over one billion events every day.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

T-Mobile USA, Inc., acquired PushSpring

synopsis: T-Mobile, a national provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services capable of reaching over 293 million Americans where they live, work, and play, has acquired PushSpring, a company that makes mobile marketing easy, with self-service tools, actionable audience data, and integrations across the industry.
buyer parent: Deutsche Telekom
buyer: T-Mobile USA, Inc. (TMUS:$44,998.00)
T-Mobile USA is a national provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services capable of reaching over 293 million Americans where they live, work, and play. Around the country, T-Mobile's Personal Coverage Check gives customers a clear picture of their local coverage. "
target: PushSpring
PushSpring makes mobile marketing easy, with self-service tools, actionable audience data, and integrations across the industry. PushSpring aggregates data about users and sorts them into audience profiles that publishers can target based on life stage, interests and the type of apps people use.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Digital Virgo, acquired Addict Mobile

synopsis: Digital Virgo announced that it has acquired Addict Mobile, a company specialized in the acquisition of mobile traffic. Addict Mobile's flagship product is a platform dedicated to the optimization of advertising campaigns on mobile applications.
buyer: Digital Virgo
Founded in 1989, Digital Virgo provides a broad range of interactive mobile phone services, B2C for digital entertainment and B2B for internet audience monetization. With a global presence in 30 countries, Digital Virgo addresses a 1 billion users market. "
target: Addict Mobile
Addict Mobile is a research-driven startup dedicated to mobile advertising technologies and services. They are a small dedicated team based in Paris committed to bringing a revolution in mobile marketing worldwide through innovation and technology.
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announced 12/15/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire Twin Prime

synopsis: The world’s leading CRM platform provider, Salesforce.com, Inc., entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Twin Prime, a leader in mobile app acceleration that enables brands to deliver a faster, more effective mobile experience.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$22,350.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: Twin Prime
Twin Prime, a leader in mobile app acceleration, enables brands to deliver a faster, more effective mobile experience. They developed a technology which helps organizations in resolving the inherent volatility and diversity among devices and networks, thereby increasing their user engagement.
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closed 2/22/2016 via BusinessWire

Advantix, acquired BlueKloud

synopsis: Advantix, a global leader in innovative mobile and telecommunications management for business, announced it has acquired BlueKloud, an IoT (Internet of Things) technology company that allows organizations to track any device with beacons while linking in related information from their existing surrounding systems.
buyer: Advantix
Advantix Solutions Group is a global leader in innovative mobile and telecommunications management for business and is dedicated to improving efficiency and security while reducing overall administrative and telecom costs for businesses of all sizes. "
target: BlueKloud
BlueKloud is a leader in Internet of Things (IoT) technology. BlueKloud helps CXOs from all industries operate more efficiently while generating a new class of predictive analytics. BlueKloud is a member of the IBM Watson ecosystem.
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closed 12/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

SimilarWeb, acquired Quettra

synopsis: Israeli web analytics and traffic measurement startup SimilarWeb announced that it has acquired Quettra, a provider of mobile analytics and measurement tools founded by Ankit Jain, the former head of search and discovery in the Google Play store. The whole Quettra team is joining SimilarWeb as part of the acquisition.
buyer: SimilarWeb
SimilarWeb is the global leader in Web Measurement & Online Competitive Intelligence. Using the largest international online panel, SimilarWeb provides website analytics tools which unlock the traffic statistics for any website. "
target: Quettra
Quettra is a mobile intelligence company focusing on personalizing mobile experiences and monetization by understanding users' interactions with their phone from a very deep operating system level view.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/15/2015 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, acquired Medialets

synopsis: WPP, a leader in the application of technology to marketing, announces that it has acquired Medialets Inc., creator of technology that helps marketers manage and measure the complete return on investment of mobile ad campaigns.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$17,321.00)
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; and more. "
target: Medialets
Medialets is the most advanced media measurement company in mobile advertising. Servo™, Medialets’ core product, is an ad server developed from the ground up for device-based campaigns, so the world’s top marketers can measure complete mobile ROI, tracking all conversions across all user sessions.
price ($mm)
$22
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

App Annie, acquired Distimo

synopsis: App Annie has announced the acquisition of competing firm Distimo. The company provides the most accurate and actionable app data for anyone who wants to compete in the app market. Their app analytics allows companies to analyze the performance of their apps across all major app stores and ad networks.
buyer: App Annie
App Annie is an easy-to-use platform for everything, from app market analysis to app store optimization. The platform allows companies to monitor the app ecosystem and their competitors. It also provides powerful visualizations to analyze their app store bottom line. "
target: Distimo
Distimo provides the most accurate and actionable app data for anyone who wants to compete in the app market. Their app analytics allows companies to analyze the performance of their apps across all major app stores and ad networks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

WebTrends Inc., acquired ClickShift

synopsis: WebTrends Inc., the market leader for web analytics and Marketing Performance Management solutions has acquired ClickShift, an innovator in online advertising optimization. The acquisition brings leading edge technology and deep industry expertise to WebTrends, with ClickShift employees joining the company.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners
buyer: WebTrends Inc.
Webtrends delivers the industry's most recognized search engine marketing, visitor intelligence, and analytics solutions to enable companies to understand their customers, drive engagement, and enhance marketing and brand awareness. "
target: ClickShift
ClickShift enables marketers to continually grow profits from online advertising by automatically optimizing performance to the desired business goal. ClickShift’s system monitors, measures, and tunes online advertising investments across multiple channels.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/24/2014 via Company Press Release

Rovi Corporation, will acquire Veveo

synopsis: Rovi Corporation, a global leader in entertainment discovery, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Veveo, Inc., a provider of intuitive and personalized entertainment discovery solutions based in Andover, Massachusetts.
buyer: Rovi Corporation (ROVI:$510.63)
Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision Solutions Corporation) is a leader in powering the discovery and enjoyment of digital entertainment—connecting consumers with the best entertainment experiences possible. "
target: Veveo
Veveo is a leading provider of semantic technologies to bridge the usability gap in connected devices and applications with intelligent search, discovery and personalization solutions. Veveo is redefining how users experience connected devices and applications in natural and intuitive ways.
price ($mm)
$82
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/7/2011 via BNC Analysis

Research In Motion, will acquire NewBay Software Ltd.

synopsis: Research In Motion, the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry® smartphone, is buying NewBay Software, a provider of white-label cloud-based content services. NewBay enables operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
Research In Motion (RIM), is the designer and manufacturer of the award-winning BlackBerry smartphone. The company also creates software for businesses and the operating system that allows the BlackBerry smartphone to provide mobile access to email, IM, apps, media files, the Internet and more. "
target: NewBay Software Ltd.
NewBay Software is the leader in digital content services, enabling operators and device makers to deliver a lifetime of content experiences across connected devices such as mobiles, PCs, tablets and TVs.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

InMobi, acquired Metaflow Solutions Limited

synopsis: InMobi, the largest independent mobile advertising network, announced the acquisition of Metaflow Solutions, leaders in mobile app management and distribution solutions.
buyer: InMobi
InMobi is the world's largest independent mobile advertising network. With offices on five continents, it provides advertisers, publishers and developers with a uniquely global solution for advertising. Its network is delivers the unprecedented ability to reach 314 million consumers. "
target: Metaflow Solutions Limited
Metaflow was founded in 2006 with one aim, that was to simplify and unify digital content management and deployment processes for the most complex fragmented digital asset in the market at that time which was JavaME.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/19/2021 via PR Web

Sounder, acquired Podnods

synopsis: Sounder, an end-to-end audio management, distribution, monetization, and analytics platform built with and for creators, has acquired Podnods, a leading podcasting discovery and analytics technology. Podnods’ AI-driven technology will be integrated into the Sounder platform, bringing state-of-the-art technology to creators and listeners worldwide.
buyer: Sounder
Sounder is an end-to-end audio management, distribution, monetization, and analytics platform focused on making audio more discoverable and better for everyone. Sounder connects creators to the tools and services they need to grow both audiences and revenue. "
target: Podnods
Podnods is a podcasting discovery and analytics company. Podnods' platform allows users to select the type of content they're interested in and get recommendations through its AI-driven technology. Users can create custom feeds with Podnods, sample podcasts, and listen on their favorite devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Play Magnus AS, acquired Aimchess

synopsis: Norway-based Play Magnus Group, a global leader in the chess industry, has acquired Aimchess.com, a chess training and analytics startup. Aimchess is a fast-growing chess analytics startup in Estonia powered by AI that delivers personalized insights and training exercises based on users’ historical games.
buyer: Play Magnus AS (OB:PMG-ME:$7.90)
Headquartered in Norway, Play Magnus Group is a global leader in the chess industry focused on providing premier digital experiences for millions of chess players and students. The company offers e-learning and entertainment services via its market-leading brands. "
target: Aimchess
Based in Estonia, Aimchess is a chess analytics startup powered by AI that delivers personalized insights and training exercises based on users’ historical games. Aimchess offers free services to all users and a monthly subscription upgrade for unlimited access to insights and training tools.
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Mooter Media Limited
Mooter Media Limited
Mooter Media Limited develops and provides Internet advertising solutions for publishers and advertisers primarily in Australia.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$0.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: EB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Evvnt
Evvnt
Evvnt is a dynamic event marketing automation platform which syndicates events’ content to multiple event listing sites and calendars as a service. Evvnt provides ticketing, syndication, print, social, and email marketing services, while helping consumers find high quality, local events.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$294.56
EBITDA ($mm)
($179.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($196.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1126
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Ticker: MWIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
m-Wise, Inc.
m-Wise, Inc.
Founded in 2000, m-Wise has established itself as a leading international provider of enabling technologies for the mobile entertainment and marketing industries. m-Wise is the developer of the MOMA ("Mobile Originated Message Access") content management and service delivery platform.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: RUBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Rubicon Project
The Rubicon Project
Rubicon Project is a leading technology company automating the buying and selling of advertising. Rubicon Project has engineered one of the largest real-time cloud and Big Data computing systems, processing trillions of transactions within milliseconds each month.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$188.11
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.62)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
444
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Ticker: TSXV:TLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Frankly Media
Frankly Media
Frankly Media provides a complete suite of digital solutions for media companies to create, manage, distribute and monetize their content on all platforms maximizing audience engagement and revenue potential. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in Toronto and Atlanta.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NSEI:AFFLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Affle
Affle
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$43.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.42
EBIT ($mm)
$9.79
Net Income ($mm)
$8.60
Employees
232
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Ticker: AIM:APPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AppScatter
AppScatter
Based in the UK, AppScatter is a B2B SaaS platform that distributes, manages and monitors mobile apps across multiple app stores worldwide. Its centralized distribution and management platform integrates with the world’s top app stores serving thousands of app developers.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2.57
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.69)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
30
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Ticker: NZSE:PPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pushpay Limited
Pushpay Limited
Pushpay is the fastest secure mobile payment available. They allow a 10 second payment that is very simple, secure and fast. Pushpay is designed to help organisations get paid quicker, and to simplify everyday payments or donations for anyone with a smartphone.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$111.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.82
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$29.71
Employees
360
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Ticker: TSXV:BKD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corporation
Breaking Data Corp. is a technology provider of semantic search, machine learning and natural language processing ("NLP"). The Company's technology platform has many practical applications, in multiple business and consumer verticals that are immersed in massive media and data rich settings.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:BGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bango
Bango
Bango is the app store carrier billing specialist. Bango's payment platform is deployed with the world's leading app stores. Global leaders plugging into Bango include Amazon, BlackBerry, Facebook, Google, Samsung, Microsoft and Mozilla.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4.92
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
72
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Ticker: EMTFF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nexbis Ltd
Nexbis Limited, incorporated in Australia and publicly listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, is a world leader in the development of applications which allow enterprises and Governments to interact and transact over the mobile internet.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$3.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($24.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15
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Ticker: OTCPK:FPOT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobi724 Solutions Inc
Mobi724 Solutions Inc
Mobi724, a global Fintech company, offers a fully integrated suite of multiple Card-Linked Offers and Rewards, Digital Marketing and Business Intelligence and Payment Solutions, which work with any payment card, on any mobile device and at any Point of Sale.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
37
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Ticker: OTCPK:EPAZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc.
Epazz, Inc. specializes in enterprise cryptocurrency blockchain mobile apps and cloud business process software, with more than 500 repeat customers. Epazz technology makes it easy to convert legacy systems into cloud business process software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.28
Net Income ($mm)
$0.05
Employees
8
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Ticker: MOBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mobile Lads Corp.
Mobile Lads Corp. designs and delivers secure wide-area wireless transaction software solutions for the consumer finance and payment processing industry sectors. Mobile Lads provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information and data on multiple network standards.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:GBO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Globo Plc
The Globo Group has established itself as one of the market leaders in the Greek ICT market. It provides e-business and telecom software products and related services to the private and governmental sectors in Greece as well as developing and operating broadband wired and wireless networks.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$97.49
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.39
EBIT ($mm)
$35.60
Net Income ($mm)
$34.53
Employees
165
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Ticker: ALRM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alarm.com, Inc.
Alarm.com, Inc.
Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Their security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through their network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$457.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$77.23
EBIT ($mm)
$59.96
Net Income ($mm)
$23.08
Employees
1005
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Ticker: AIM:FFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX Group Plc
FAIRFX is an international payment services provider, offering services to customers in the UK since 2007.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$824.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.72)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
65
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Ticker: CNSX:MRBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marble Financial Inc.
Marble Financial Inc.
Marble is a financial technology company based in Canada. Through its industry-leading proprietary technology solutions Fast Track Loan, Score Up, and Credit Meds, Marble guides its customers toward financial wellbeing and a meaningful credit score faster than traditional methods.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.34
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:HKUP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iHookup Social
iHookup Social
iHookup Social is a mobile -- social app positioned at the intersection of location based connections, love and adventure, stimulating hyper -- local opportunities for their user community as well as the venues and merchants competing for their business.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: XTRA:TRIG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trig Social Media AB
Trig Social Media AB
Trig Social Media is a global social media platform provider that owns and manages a range of social user-engagement product applications such as Trig.com, Trig Money, Momentik by Trig, and social-commerce.co.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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