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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., will acquire Tidal Music

synopsis: Square Inc. is acquiring majority stake in Tidal, a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target parent: Project Panther Bidco Ltd
target: Tidal Music
Tidal is a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
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announced 6/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Schibsted Media Group, will acquire PodMe AB

synopsis: Schibsted, an international media group, will acquire a 91% stake in PodMe, a Swedish podcast subscription platform. PodMe provides their members with access to premium podcasts every month. Their platform allows people to listen to their favorite podcasts and discover new ones. They offer ad free listening experiences and exclusive episodes.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$1,597.59)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target: PodMe AB
PodMe is a Swedish podcast subscription platform. PodMe provides their members with access to premium podcasts every month. Their platform allows people to easily listen to their favorite podcasts and discover new ones. They offer an ad free listening experience and exclusive episodes.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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closed 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Songtradr, acquired Pretzel Rocks

synopsis: Songtradr, the world's largest B2B music licensing marketplace, has acquired Pretzel, the world's first platform to provide stream-safe music for livestreamers. In addition to solving live streaming monetization, Pretzel offers rights holders such as artists and labels exposure to millions of new, highly engaged listeners through live broadcasts.
buyer: Songtradr
Songtradr is the largest B2B music licensing marketplace in the world, providing music creators and rights owners with a complete tech-enabled solution for rights management and monetization while providing B2B music users with highly-efficient, AI guided access to music. "
target: Pretzel Rocks
Pretzel is the first music streaming service fully licensed for live stream content creators on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Pretzel develops technology that solves the complexities of multi-party music licensing while paying royalties efficiently and transparently to rights holders.
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closed 8/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

MelodyVR, acquired Napster

synopsis: MelodyVR is acquiring Rhapsody International, which does business as Napster. Napster is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
buyer: MelodyVR
MelodyVR is the destination for music in virtual reality. From the side of the stage, to deep in the crowd, lose yourself in a world of live performances, wherever you are. "
target parent: RealNetworks, Inc.
target: Napster
Rhapsody International, dba Napster, is the original music service, created by music lovers for music lovers. They have a huge catalog of over 40 million tracks, with new music added every day. You can play all the music you want, as often as you want.
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$26 [$70]
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$113
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closed 2/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Loop Media, Inc. merged with Interlink Plus, Inc.,

synopsis: Interlink Plus, Inc., a professional Trade Show Services provider, has completed its merger with Loop Media, Inc., an innovative premium streaming media company based in Burbank, CA that builds products and solutions for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Interlink Plus, Inc. (OTCPK:ITRK:$0.04)
InterLink Plus is a professional Trade Show Services provider in Las Vegas offering a wide array of affordable trade show services including staffing, marketing, booth design and set up. "
target: Loop Media, Inc. (OTCPK:LPTV:$3.38)
Loop Media, Inc., is an innovative premium streaming media company building products and solutions for both businesses and consumers. Loop Media is based in Burbank, CA.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

Podimo, acquired BesserFM

synopsis: Podimo, a Danish company that brings users the podcasts they already know and love, as well as lots of exclusive content, has acquired BesserFM, Germany's first podcast magazine that curates culturally moving, socially relevant and intellectually entertaining audio series.
buyer: Podimo
Headquartered in Denmark, Podimo brings users the podcasts they already know and love, as well as lots of exclusive content from both well-known and brand-new hosts. Their mission is to build a new, fair ecosystem for podcasters that rewards creators for making content that people want to hear. "
target: BesserFM
Headquartered in Germany, BesserFM is the world's first podcast magazine. They curate culturally moving, socially relevant and intellectually entertaining audio series. At the same time they bring celebrated US shows to Germany and translate them for users.
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announced 8/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Radio.com, will acquire Cadence13

synopsis: Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the home of RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States, announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to acquire Cadence13, an industry leader in podcast creation and distribution.
buyer parent: Entercom Communications Corporation
buyer: Radio.com
RADIO.COM is the top free all-in-one digital radio service for Sports, Music & News. Stream over 300 stations and 1,100 podcasts. "
target: Cadence13
Cadence13 is a leader in on-demand audio and more. They create, distribute, market and monetize premium audio products in partnership with creators and brands. Their podcasts focus on arts and entertainment, sports, technology, business, society and culture, health and more.
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announced 2/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Spotify Ltd, will acquire Gimlet Media

synopsis: Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming service, announced that it is to acquire Gimlet Media, the award-winning narrative podcasting company that aims to help listeners better understand the world and each other. Gimlet was founded in 2014 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$9,696.50)
Spotify is a commercial music streaming service that provides digital content from a range of record labels and artists. Users can browse through the interface by artist, album, genre, playlist, record label, and direct searches. "
target: Gimlet Media
Gimlet Media is the award-winning narrative podcasting company that aims to help listeners better understand the world and each other. Gimlet was founded in 2014 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.
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announced 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Akazoo will be merged with Modern Media Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM), a special purpose acquisition company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Akazoo Ltd, a global digital music streaming platform based in the United Kingdom.
buyer: Modern Media Acquisition Corp.
Modern Media Acquisition Corp. (MMDM) is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, acquisition or similar business combination sponsored by Modern Media, LLC. "
target: Akazoo
Founded in 2010, Akazoo is a UK-based, global, on-demand music streaming subscription company with a focus on emerging markets. Akazoo’s Premium service provides subscribers with unlimited online and offline streaming access to a catalog of over 45 million songs on a commercial-free basis.
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announced 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

MTN Group, will acquire Simfy

synopsis: MTN Group, a telecommunications group based in South Africa, is to acquire Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd, a music-streaming business also based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
buyer: MTN Group (JSE:MTN:$9,278.65)
MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. They offer an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services. "
target: Simfy
Simfy Africa (Pty) Ltd is a music-streaming business. The company is based in South Africa. With over 36 million tracks to choose from, people can experience a different song every day.
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closed 2/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Pandora Media, Inc.

synopsis: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Pandora Media, Inc. With the transaction complete, SiriusXM is the world's largest audio entertainment company with strong, long-term growth opportunities. Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,040.00)
SiriusXM is one of the world's largest audio entertainment companies and is among the largest subscription media companies in the United States, offering an array of exclusive content to satisfy many interests. "
target: Pandora Media, Inc. (P:$1,478.00)
Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform. They are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,978 [$2,807]
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$1,478
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announced 9/13/2018 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire HowStuffWorks

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America which also has a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Stuff Media ("HowStuffWorks"), the leading for-profit publisher of entertaining and informative podcast content, which includes the HowStuffWorks (HSW) podcasting business.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities. "
target: HowStuffWorks
Stuff Media ("HowStuffWorks") is the world's leading for-profit publisher of podcasts. With more than 25 shows, including Stuff You Should Know, Stuff You Missed in History Class, Atlanta Monster and now Cabinet of Curiosities, the Stuff Media team reaches audiences on every platform.
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announced 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

PRX will be merged with Public Radio International,

synopsis: PRI (Public Radio International), a creator and curator of award-winning journalism and storytelling, and PRX, a company focused on cutting-edge content and audio technology, announced that they are merging. The new public media company will support the next generation of creatives, aiming to serve listeners who demand the highest-quality content.
buyer parent: WGBH Boston
buyer: Public Radio International
Public Radio International (PRI) creates and curates multi-platform content, empowering people to enrich their lives. PRI’s award-winning content reaches millions of people each month through over 900 public radio stations in the U.S. and PRI.org, and millions more through podcasts and online. "
target: PRX
PRX is a leading media company, shaping the future of audio by connecting producers with their audiences. PRX builds technology and creates content that reaches millions of listeners worldwide. PRX has operated public radio’s largest distribution marketplace, offering thousands of shows.
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closed 8/9/2018 via PR Web

Front Porch Media Network, LLC, acquired Pit Pass Moto

synopsis: The Front Porch Media Network (“Front Porch”), a leading podcast production and radio syndication network, announced it has acquired Pit Pass Media Group, producers of Pit Pass Moto - a popular motorcycle racing podcast.
buyer: Front Porch Media Network, LLC
The Front Porch Media Network, LLC is a podcast production company and radio syndication network. It's their passion to produce and distribute high-quality storytelling that entertains, inspires, and delights intellectually curious listeners across digital, mobile, and broadcast platforms. "
target: Pit Pass Moto
Pit Pass Media produces the Pit Pass Moto podcast which provides entertaining insight on motorcyclists and motorcycle racing enthusiasts and details what is happening in the motorcycle racing world.
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closed 12/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Saavn, LLC merged with JioMusic,

synopsis: Reliance Industries has acquired an 81.7 percent stake in New York-based music streaming services provider Saavn, which has merged with Reliance's JioMusic service. Saavn is one of South Asia's leading digital music streaming services, with 36 million tracks in 15 languages.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: JioMusic
JioMusic provides truly unlimited ad-free access to HD music with over 16 million songs in over 20 languages. The JioMusic app lets users listen and download their favorite HD Songs without any additional charges, anytime, anywhere. "
target: Saavn, LLC
Founded in 2007, Saavn is one of South Asia's leading digital music streaming services, transforming how people around the world access and experience music on a daily basis. Saavn is currently accessed across the globe and offers 36 million tracks in 15 languages.
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closed 6/2/2016 via Company Press Release

Warner Music Group, acquired X5 Music Group

synopsis: Warner Music Group has acquired X5 Music Group (X5). X5 specializes in licensing deep catalog and specific genres of music to create playlists, streaming and download products. X5 will continue to operate as a standalone company under its existing management.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled By Ramen, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music. "
target: X5 Music Group
X5 Music Group is a global Music company based in Stockholm, Sweden and in New York, specialized in the digital download market. X5 license digital rights from select media partners for sales and marketing of music.
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closed 3/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

KickStarter LLC, acquired Drip.com, Inc.

synopsis: Kickstarter, which aims to let creative people of all kinds raise money for their projects by connecting directly with fans, has acquired Drip, a service that lets music artists engage with fans with new work and previews while drawing revenue from the platform. The company is based in Brooklyn, NY.
buyer: KickStarter LLC
Kickstarter aims to let creative people of all kinds — journalists, artists, musicians, game developers, entrepreneurs, bloggers — raise money for their projects by connecting directly with fans, who receive exclusive access and rewards in exchange for their patronage. "
target: Drip.com, Inc.
Drip is a service that lets music artists engage with fans with new work and previews while drawing revenue from the platform. The company is based in Brooklyn, NY.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BNC Analysis

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, acquired Putpat TV

synopsis: German commercial TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired interactive music TV service Putpat TV. Putpat TV enables viewers to create a music video stream customised to their personal taste via web, smart TV, tablets and smartphones.
buyer: ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (XTRA:PSM:$4,577.28)
The ProSiebenSat.1 Group is one of the largest independent media corporations in Europe. They are also Germany's leading video marketer on the internet. They operate maxdome, the biggest German video-on-demand portal, and provide their customers with the multi channel network Studio71. "
target: Putpat TV
Putpat TV is an interactive music TV service. The internet service enables viewers to create a music video stream customised to their personal taste via web, smart TV, tablets and smartphones. The ad-supported, free-of-charge offering currently has more than 3.5 million registered users.
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announced 12/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

LINE Corporation, will acquire MixRadio

synopsis: LINE Corp, the Japanese company behind the messaging app of the same name, announced it is acquiring Microsoft’s MixRadio, a free music streaming service that allows users to create a personal radio station.
buyer parent: Naver Corporation
buyer: LINE Corporation (TSE:3938:$1,800.11)
LINE Corporation is based in Japan and develops and operates the LINE app for smartphones. "LINE" is a smartphone app which allows users to enjoy free calls and messaging with other LINE users, both nationally and internationally, regardless of which mobile network provider they are using. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: MixRadio
MixRadio is an on-demand music streaming subscription service. MixRadio allows free streaming of playlists without any subscriptions or ads available in 31 countries, including the US, Brazil, India and China. It has a catalogue of over 30 million songs.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., will acquire Tidal Music

synopsis: Square Inc. is acquiring majority stake in Tidal, a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target parent: Project Panther Bidco Ltd
target: Tidal Music
Tidal is a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
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closed 7/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Square, Inc., acquired Crew

synopsis: Square, Inc. has acquired Crew, a frontline employee platform for consolidating and streamlining the day-to-day operations of hourly workforces. With the acquisition of Crew, Square gains a robust workplace messaging platform that will strengthen, complement, and scale its existing labor management tools offered through Team Management.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. "
target: Crew
Crew is a frontline employee platform that simplifies team communications at work, giving leaders and co-workers a powerful new way to instantly send messages and stay up-to-date, manage schedules and give recognition all in one centralized place.
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announced 3/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., will acquire Tidal Music

synopsis: Square Inc. is acquiring majority stake in Tidal, a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target parent: Project Panther Bidco Ltd
target: Tidal Music
Tidal is a subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music. Tidal was launched in 2014.
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announced 12/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Cash App, will purchase Credit Karma Tax from Credit Karma

synopsis: Square, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Credit Karma, a personal finance company, to acquire its tax business, Credit Karma Tax, on behalf of Cash App, the financial services app that allows individuals to spend, send, store and invest money.
buyer parent: Square, Inc.
buyer: Cash App
Cash App is a mobile payment service developed by Square, Inc., allowing users to transfer money to one another using a mobile phone app. "
seller: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations.
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closed 7/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Stitch Labs

synopsis: Square, a mobile payment processor, has acquired Stitch Labs, an operations management platform used by growing commerce brands. Stitch Labs provides a commerce operations platform that centralizes inventory, sales, purchasing, and fulfillment to give retailers greater visibility, efficiency, insight, and control across their business.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Stitch Labs
Stitch Labs is the leading operations management platform for modern, high-growth brands. Stitch Labs provides a commerce operations platform that centralizes inventory, sales, purchasing, and fulfillment to give retailers greater visibility, efficiency, insight, and control across their business.
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closed 6/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Verse Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Square, Inc., an American financial services, merchant services aggregator, and mobile payment company, has acquired Verse, a Spanish P2P payments app that allows customers to send and receive payments from friends and family instantly, safely, and free of charge.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Verse Technologies Inc.
Verse is a Spanish P2P payments app that allows customers to send and receive payments from friends and family instantly, safely, and free of charge.
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closed 2/7/2020 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Dessa

synopsis: Square, Inc. has acquired Dessa, the Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is a leader in a variety of machine learning technologies and is known for its work on deepfake detection.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Square is the creator of Square Reader, a device that makes it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. "
target: Dessa
Dessa is a Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses. Dessa is the creator of Foundations, a suite of tools for machine learning development and production.
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closed 11/1/2019 via BusinessWire

DoorDash, acquired Caviar

synopsis: Square, Inc. announced it has completed its sale of Caviar to DoorDash. Caviar is an all-in-one food ordering platform that connects diners with the most crave-worthy restaurants, via convenient delivery, pickup, or catering.
buyer: DoorDash
DoorDash Inc. is a San Francisco–based on-demand food delivery service founded in 2013. They are one of several technology companies that uses logistics services to offer food delivery from restaurants on-demand. "
target parent: Square, Inc.
target: Caviar
Caviar is an all-in-one food ordering platform that connects diners with the most crave-worthy restaurants, via convenient delivery, pickup, or catering.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Eloquent Labs Inc

synopsis: Square, a company that creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses, has acquired conversational artificial intelligence startup Eloquent Labs to help its merchants improve customer service.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Eloquent Labs Inc
Eloquent Labs brings cutting edge conversational artificial intelligence to enterprises. They replace live chat customer support agents, specifically targeted at eCommerce companies, with fully autonomously AI agents that can hold natural and conversational dialogs with customers.
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announced 4/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Square, Inc., will acquire Weebly, Inc.

synopsis: Square, Inc., a company that creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses, is to acquire Weebly, a consumer service that gives people a surprisingly easy and affordable way to create a site that is as unique as they are. Weebly lets entrepreneurs start something and showcase their work.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Weebly, Inc.
Weebly is a consumer service that gives people a surprisingly easy and affordable way to create a site that is as unique as they are. Weebly lets entrepreneurs start something and showcase their work.
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closed 4/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caviar, acquired Zesty

synopsis: Square, Inc.'s delivery arm Caviar acquired San Francisco-based catering business Zesty. Zesty makes it easy to provide healthy food for employees. Zesty has built a robust platform with features designed specifically for large corporate food programs, including menu planning tools and algorithms, order management software, and more.
buyer parent: Square, Inc.
buyer: Caviar
Caviar is an easy way to order meals from popular local restaurants across the U.S. Customers can order ahead on the web, or instantly from Caviar’s free mobile app for iOS and Android. Caviar provides customers with quick, reliable delivery service no matter where they are. "
target: Zesty
Zesty makes it easy to provide healthy food for employees. Zesty has built a robust platform with features designed specifically for large corporate food programs, including menu planning tools and algorithms, order management software, and more.
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announced 4/26/2017 via Bloomberg

Square, Inc., will acquire Yik Yak

synopsis: Square Inc. acquired the engineering team of Yik Yak. Atlanta-based Yik Yak, which started in 2013, created a smartphone app that allowed people to contribute to anonymous chat groups in a narrow geographical radius -- like college campuses.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Yik Yak
Yik Yak is a location-based social network that helps users connect with the people around them. Yik Yak acts as a springboard for discovering, meeting, and connecting with people in a user's local community.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Caviar, acquired Main Line Delivery

synopsis: Square, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Main Line Delivery, an easy-to-use service that allows diners to place orders for delivery from popular restaurants in the Main Line region of Philadelphia. Square will add Main Line Delivery to Caviar, Square's restaurant delivery service.
buyer parent: Square, Inc.
buyer: Caviar
Caviar is an easy way to order meals from popular local restaurants across the U.S. Customers can order ahead on the web, or instantly from Caviar’s free mobile app for iOS and Android. Caviar provides customers with quick, reliable delivery service no matter where they are. "
target: Main Line Delivery
MainLineDelivery.com offers an easy-to-use interface that allows users to place orders for delivery from local restaurants in a few very easy steps. Orders are forwarded directly to the restaurant, then drivers go to the restaurant and deliver the food as fast as possible.
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closed 3/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Framed Data, Inc

synopsis: Square, Inc, a payment processing firm from San Francisco, has acquired Framed Data, a company that uses machine learning to help businesses predict customer engagement and specify marketing actions. The Framed Data team will work on Square Capital, building models that allow Square to further extend financing to businesses.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Framed Data, Inc
Framed Data, Inc. uses machine learning to help businesses predict customer engagement and specify marketing actions. They take data from businesses and turns it into actionable insights and decisions. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.
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closed 8/4/2014 via Market Wire

Square, Inc., acquired Caviar

synopsis: Square announced that it has acquired Caviar, a rapidly growing company that allows buyers to get delivery from top-rated, popular local restaurants that do not otherwise offer delivery. For restaurants, Caviar is an affordable, convenient alternative to an in-house delivery solution and drives additional revenue.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square helps anyone take care of their business. Square's complete register service is a full point of sale with tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards, to sales and inventory tracking, to small business financing. "
target: Caviar
Caviar is a rapidly growing company that allows buyers to get delivery from top-rated, popular local restaurants that do not otherwise offer delivery. For restaurants, Caviar is an affordable, convenient alternative to an in-house delivery solution and drives additional revenue.
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closed 2/26/2014 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired BookFresh

synopsis: Mobile payment solution provider Square has acquired BookFresh, an innovative scheduling software program that sets the standard for 21st century appointment management and creation for small businesses. Bookfresh connects small business owners and customers instantly.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: BookFresh
BookFresh is an innovative scheduling software program that sets the standard for 21st century appointment management and creation for small businesses. Bookfresh connects small business owners and customers instantly.
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closed 12/11/2013 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Evenly

synopsis: Square has announced the acquisition of Evenly, a mobile app that lets people send and receive requests for funds from their contacts list, organized around events and experiences. it would list what a user owed and what they’d already paid, if any, and you could see progress towards the total cost of an event displayed visually.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: Evenly
Evenly offers a mobile app that lets people send and receive requests for funds from their contacts list, organized around events and experiences. it would list what a user owed and what they’d already paid, if any, and you could see progress towards the total cost of an event displayed visually.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/3/2013 via Company Press Release

Square, Inc., acquired Viewfinder

synopsis: Square announced that it has acquired New York-based photo-sharing app Viewfinder. Viewfinder develops a photo-sharing and group messaging application.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: Viewfinder
Viewfinder develops a a photo-sharing and group messaging application.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired 80/20

synopsis: Mobile payment company Square announced its acquisition of New York-based design firm 80/20. 80/20, which specializes in user interface design, has worked with a host of technology companies to build better, more user-friendly products.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square, Inc. provides credit card reader solutions for mobile devices. It offers credit card reader applications that enable users to accept credit card payments when plugged into their mobile devices. Square, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: 80/20
80/20 conceptualizes, researches, designs, develops and deploys solutions that set new standards in user experience. Their engagements range from rapid strategic vision prototypes to multi-year product and service initiatives.
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closed 7/23/2021 via finextra.com

klarna AB, acquired Stocard

synopsis: Klarna, one of Europe’s largest banks, has acquired Stocard, a mobile wallet app in Germany. Stocard revolutionizes how people shop, pay and access financial services by turning smartphones into mobile wallets. The app allows users to digitize their loyalty cards, collect rewards, access personalized offers, and pay directly for goods with it.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna is one of Europe’s largest banks and provides payment solutions for 85 million consumers. Klarna offers direct payments, pay after delivery options and installment plans in a smooth one-click purchase experience that lets consumers pay when and how they prefer to. "
target: Stocard
Stocard is a mobile wallet app in Germany. Stocard revolutionizes how people shop, pay and access financial services by turning smartphones into mobile wallets. The app allows users to digitize their loyalty cards, collect rewards, access personalized offers, and pay directly for goods with it.
price ($mm)
$133
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

eftpos Australia, acquired Beem It

synopsis: eftpos Australia, Australia's own debit payments company, has acquired Beem It, a secure payment app in Australia. Beem It is a digital wallet that allows users to send and receive money using their phone in seconds. The app makes it easy to share bills and group expenses, schedule and pay to any bank, send requests, and transfer money.
buyer: eftpos Australia
eftpos Australia is Australia's own debit payments company. With access to 50 million cards in market, eftpos helps create innovative, bespoke customer payment experiences. Their vision is to be Australia’s payment choice by making life easier and being centre of the digital ecosystem. "
target: Beem It
Beem It is a secure payment app in Australia. Beem It is a digital wallet that allows users to send and receive money using their phone in seconds, regardless of the bank. The app makes it easy to share bills and group expenses, schedule and pay to any bank, send requests, and transfer money.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 6/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Cann-Is Capital Corp., will acquire Uptempo, Inc.

synopsis: Cann-Is Capital Corp. will acquire Uptempo Inc., a Canadian Fintech platform with consumers in over 45 states in the US. Uptempo's technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
buyer: Cann-Is Capital Corp. (TSXV:NIS.P:$0.00)
Canda-based Cann-Is Capital Corp. is a Capital Pool Company (“CPC”). It has not commenced commercial operations and has no assets other than a minimum amount of cash. "
target: Uptempo, Inc.
Uptempo is a leading Canadian Fintech platform. The company’s proprietary technology creates bespoke payment and cash management solutions for consumers, which allow consumers to pay their bills and loans in smaller more frequent payments, based on their personal cash and loan profiles.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2019 via BNC Analysis

Flinto merged with Grow Mobility,

synopsis: Mexico's Grow Mobility, the entity that consists of electric scooter startup Grin, and bike and scooter-share startup Yellow, has merged with Mexico's payments startup Flinto, an app that enables people to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
buyer: Grow Mobility
Headquartered in Mexico, Grow Mobility is a leader in micromobility in Latin America. The software company operates a network of operational shared electric scooters and works with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. "
target: Flinto
Headquartered in Mexico, Flinto was founded in order to allow users to pay for anything right from their phone. Their payment system doesn’t require a bank account and allows users to send money to friends, pay merchants, and take care of their bills.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Yellow merged with Grin,

synopsis: Grin, Mexico's software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters, has merged with Yellow, Brazil's micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. As part of the merger, Grin and Yellow are rebranding as Grow Mobility.
buyer: Grin
Headquartered in Mexico, Grin is a software company that operates a network of operational shared electric scooters. They work with cities to help make transportation better and more respectful of the environment. Currently, Grin operates in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Sao Paulo and Bogota."
target: Yellow
Headquartered in Brazil, Yellow is a micromobility and payment platform that aims to change the way people live in their cities. With bike and e-scooter sharing models, they offer cheaper, faster and smarter alternatives to urban paths.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

epay, acquired Lendstar

synopsis: Epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., and global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions, has acquired Lendstar. The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app.
buyer parent: Euronet Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: epay
epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc., is a global processor and distributor of electronic payment solutions – enabling service providers to maximize the sales of their products and services. "
target: Lendstar
The Munich-based start-up Lendstar is the leader in Germany with its mobile payment app. With the app, users can send, share and borrow money and connect their checking account directly to the app for easy, fast and secure money transfer to friends and family.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

TNG FinTech Group, acquired WalletKu

synopsis: TNG FinTech Group, a leading provider of financial services in Asia, has acquired WalletKu, a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more.
buyer: TNG FinTech Group
TNG is the operator of TNG Wallet, Hong Kong’s leading e-wallet which revolutionizes the way consumers shop, pay and transfer money through its comprehensive suite of FinTech services. "
target: WalletKu
WalletKu is a mobile wallet application in Indonesia. WalletKu allows users to store money into a digital wallet and use it to pay for bills, tickets, hotels, prepaid phone credit and more. WalletKu provides an easy to use interface and secure transactions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wibmo Inc., acquired Mypoolin

synopsis: US-based digital payment company Wibmo Inc has bought Bengaluru-based payment solution provider Mypoolin. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks.
buyer: Wibmo Inc.
Wibmo Inc. a Cupertino, California based company is rapidly becoming India’s leader in mobile payments. The largest provider of eCommerce security in India, the company has launched WIBMO Mobile Payments Network – India’s first shared mobile payment ecosystem. "
target: Mypoolin
Mypoolin is a Bengaluru-based payment solution provider. Incorporated in 2015, Mypoolin provides payment solutions for retail merchants and allows individual users to send and receive money directly from banks. It also provided a feature to split and settle bills with friends using a web interface.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Social Play USA, Inc., will acquire Spot and Pay Inc.

synopsis: Social Play USA, Inc., a business to business solutions provider for online companies, is to acquire Spot and Pay Inc., a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses.
buyer: Social Play USA, Inc. (OTCPK:SPLY:$0.00)
Social Play USA is a business to business solutions provider for online companies; providing marketing, monetization, and support services for companies in the mobile applications marketplace. "
target: Spot and Pay Inc.
Spot and Pay Inc is a mobile payment application that is used in connection with third party QR codes that have been generated for specific uses; i.e. individual consumer products, specific services or group of services offered to the general public, B2B product and service offerings and more.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2016 via BNC Analysis

UTC Investment, acquired VNPT EPay

synopsis: Vietnamese mobile content provider VMG Media, has sold its entire stake of 62.25 per cent in VNPT EPay to UTC Investment, a venture capital firm in South Korea. VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS and more.
buyer: UTC Investment
UTC Investment Co., Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in buyouts and investments in start-ups. It also engages in corporate restructurings. The firm seeks to invest in information service, petro-chemistry, and energy sectors. "
target parent: VMG Media JSC
target: VNPT EPay
VNPT Epay is a company that provides electronic payment services, including payment services through a prepaid card code, payment via SMS or bank for online games, online services on the Internet or mobile platforms.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., will acquire LoopPay

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has agreed to acquire LoopPay, the acclaimed mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into secure, contactless receivers. LoopPay’s technology has the potential to work in approximately 90% of existing point-of-sale (POS) terminals, according to internal research.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$216,088.25)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: LoopPay
LoopPay is accepted at more merchants than any other digital wallet solution. LoopPay’s patented Magnetic Secure Transmission™ (MST) technology turns existing mag stripe readers into mobile contactless receivers without any changes or costs incurred by merchants or their payment processors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/29/2014 via Market Wire

Ciao Group Inc., acquired EverMobile

synopsis: Ciao Group Inc. announced that it has acquired Evermobile ST, Ltda., a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world. The Evermobile organization, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will become a new business unit of Ciao Technology, Ltda. also based in Sao Paulo.
buyer: Ciao Group Inc.
Ciao Group Inc. is an innovative communications company which serves a wide range of markets. Ciao delivers new and innovative software solutions that overcome legacy application limitations and deliver increased productivity and cost effectiveness. "
target: EverMobile
Evermobile ST, Ltda. is a privately-owned company that delivers innovative high-performance, secure, enterprise class software solutions for the mobile world.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., acquired Check Inc.

synopsis: Intuit Inc. has acquired Check, a leader in mobile bill pay that serves 10 million registered users. The acquisition will help accelerate Intuit’s ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products and create opportunities to retain, attract and serve additional customers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$7,837.00)
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. "
target: Check Inc.
Launched in 2008, Check is a leading mobile payments company. Its free, top-rated mobile app is used by more than 10 million customers to pay bills and track personal finances. Check is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
price ($mm)
$342
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2013 via Company Press Release

BNP Paribas, FEXCO, acquired FLASHiZ

synopsis: FEXCO announces that it has completed the acquisition of mobile payments and loyalty start-up, FLASHiZ, in partnership with BNP Paribas Personal Finance. FLASHiZ is a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
buyer: BNP Paribas (ENXTPA:BNP:$48,518.08)
buyer: FEXCO
FEXCO is a privately owned company based in Ireland, and a global provider of Merchant, Business and Consumer Services including Money Transfer. Being a partner focused organisation with a strong entrepreneurial spirit has enabled them to be a market leader in their specialised solutions. "
target: FLASHiZ
FLASHiZ is one of the first mobile payment solutions in Europe using both NFC and QR codes. It’s a universal payment solution that can be used to pay for goods and services both in stores and online, to transfer money between individuals, and to pay conventional paper-based bills.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2013 via BusinessWire

LifeLock, Inc., acquired Lemon, Inc.

synopsis: LifeLock, Inc, the leading provider of identity theft protection services, announced the acquisition of mobile wallet innovator Lemon. This transaction marks the next step in LifeLock’s evolution by adding a comprehensive mobile platform to the company’s integrated identity protection services for consumers.
buyer: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock, Inc. offers identity theft protection services. It specializes in prevention of identity theft. The company provides various solutions that protect its users’ identity and personal information, as well as prevent users’ identity from being stolen. "
target: Lemon, Inc.
Lemon Wallet is a cloud-based digital wallet that allows users to store digital copies of credit cards, debit cards, reward cards, as well as identification, and other card information. The service was released in July 2011 and the company is based in Palo Alto, California, United States.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Two Way Ltd, will acquire iSentric Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: Two Way Ltd. has signed binding agreements to acquire all of the issued capital in iSentric Sdn Bhd (iSentric), a successful and profitable mobile services business in South East Asia.
buyer: Two Way Ltd
Two Way creates, develops and builds advanced interactive media and gambling applications for mobile, internet, TV and IPTV platforms. "
target: iSentric Sdn. Bhd. (ASX:ICU:$6.78)
iSentric Sdn Bhd. provides a software-based mobility platform that enables businesses to extend their applications and information to any wireless device. It offers Mobile Banking, Mobile Microfinancing, Mobile Enterprise and Mobile Video Portal solutions.
price ($mm)
$8.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/16/2012 via New York Times

Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC, acquired Venmo Inc.

synopsis: Braintree, a payments company that supplies technology to process credit card transactions on a mobile phone, has purchased Venmo, a start-up that lets people send and receive money from their friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web.
buyer: Braintree Payment Solutions, LLC
Braintree provides an easy-to-integrate API for developers while ensuring the merchants’ end users have a frictionless and secure experience at checkout. Braintree’s full-stack payments solution includes a payment gateway, merchant account, recurring billing, and credit card storage. "
target: Venmo Inc.
Venmo is a social payment app and service that makes it fun to pay friends. Venmo works via SMS messages, mobile iPhone and Android apps, or the Web. Users can leave notes and comments, push their payments to Venmo’s social network and/or to Twitter, foursquare and Facebook.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 6/29/2011 via BusinessWire

Alanco Technologies, Inc., cancelled merger with YuuZoo Corporation

synopsis: Alanco Technologies, Inc. disclosed mutual termination of its June 29, 2011 agreement to merge with mobile internet provider YuuZoo Corporation, a leading global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems.
buyer: Alanco Technologies, Inc. (ALAN:$0.00)
Following the sale of Alanco’s StarTrak Systems, LLC subsidiary in May 2011, the NASDAQ Staff determined that Alanco “no longer has any operating business.” Alanco will request continued listing on NASDAQ pending completion of its merger with the YuuZoo Corporation. "
target: YuuZoo Corporation
YuuZoo Corporation is a global provider of mobile targeted social networks, targeted advertising & mobile payment systems. It has developed a service offering where mobile content and services, payments, and technology platforms combine to leverage off the the growth in demand for mobile media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Walleto

synopsis: Google has acquired Zetawire/Walleto, a Toronto-based start-up that has been working on technology that turns a cellphone into a virtual wallet.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Walleto
Zetawire Inc. provides mobile payment solutions for credit card payments. The company offers mobile banking, advertising, identity management, credit card and mobile coupon transaction processing. The company also occasionally goes by the name Walleto.
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VNUE, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
($132.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($162.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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Ticker: RNWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RealNetworks, Inc.
RealNetworks, Inc.
RealNetworks, Inc. is a leader in personal digital media solutions that make it easier for people to access, share and enjoy video, audio and digital entertainment on virtually any device and platform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$171.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
453
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Ticker: OM:MAV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mavshack AB
Mavshack runs one of the world's fastest growing Internet TV services, providing Asian entertainment to audiences worldwide. The service is accessible via internet-connected device and currently have users in more than 80 countries.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
13
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Ticker: GOFH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GoFish Corporation
GoFish Corporation headquartered in San Francisco, is a leading consumer online video destination that delivers millions of videos per month to a rapidly growing audience of enthusiasts. GoFish is a place on the web where millions of people come to share their favorite videos from around the world.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:BOOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Audioboom
Audioboom
AudioBoom is the leading podcasting and on-demand audio platform for hosting, distributing and monetizing content. With offices in London, Melbourne, Mumbai and New York City, they host thousands of podcasts with top tier audio content producers from around the world.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: TSX:UR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UrtheCast
UrtheCast
UrtheCast serves the geospatial and geo-analytics markets with a range of information-rich products and services. They own and operate 2 Earth Observation (EO) satellites. They process and distribute imagery data and value-added products on a global scale to partners & customers in multiple markets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($19.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($27.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
199
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Ticker: NFLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetFlix
NetFlix
Netflix is the world's leading Internet entertainment platform with 104 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime and anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$16,614.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,705.41
EBIT ($mm)
$1,617.73
Net Income ($mm)
$1,265.17
Employees
7100
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Ticker: TSE:9468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation
Kadokawa Dwango Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates in publishing, film, publishing rights, and digital content businesses. It also engages in the planning, development, and operation of network entertainment contents and systems; and operation of video-sharing Website.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,840.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$70.12
EBIT ($mm)
$25.46
Net Income ($mm)
$257.26
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:SQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Square, Inc.
Square, Inc.
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$13,173.74
EBITDA ($mm)
$232.62
EBIT ($mm)
$159.07
Net Income ($mm)
$358.00
Employees
5477
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Ticker: OTCPK:TSNP.D
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HUMBL, Inc.
HUMBL, Inc.
HUMBL is a social payments, merchant and reviews platform. HUMBL connects consumers and merchants in the digital economy. HUMBL Pay is a mobile app that delivers seamless global transactions. Their HUMBL Marketplace platform connects customers and merchants online.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: OTCPK:RPMT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
REGO
REGO is a digital wallet for the entire family. REGO enables children to make online purchases that are parent controlled and monitored. The app allows parents to enable online shopping or digital spending at approved retailers, control available funds, and reward children.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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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: 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: 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: 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: ASX:BPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BPS Technology
Based in Australia, BPS Technology is a fast growing group of companies that strategically combine their marketing and payments platforms, trading, deals and rewards platforms through 91 offices in 8 countries to attract more customers to merchants.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$85.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1.51
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: DB:UMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG
UMT United Mobility Technology AG is specialized in the development and implementation of individual mobile payment solutions, especially for large-scale customers, e.g. PAYBACK (American Express Group). The FinTech company has developed one of the largest mobile payment platforms in Europe.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.06
EBIT ($mm)
$1.05
Net Income ($mm)
$1.48
Employees
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