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closed 3/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Safello AB, acquired Bitcoin.se

synopsis: Safello, an online cryptocurrency brokerage in Sweden, has acquired Bitcoin.se, Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
buyer: Safello AB
Safello is an online cryptocurrency brokerage based in Sweden. Safello offers a secure way to buy and sell crypto, in seamless transactions at industry-leading speeds. Their website and mobile app allows users to safely buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum. "
target: Bitcoin.se
Bitcoin.se is Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
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closed 4/16/2021 via PR Newswire

The Block, acquired The Block

synopsis: The Block, a leading news and research firm dedicated to digital assets, announced the completion of its management buyout, becoming a 100% employee-owned company with zero external interests.
buyer: The Block
The Block is the leading research, analysis and news brand in the digital asset space. Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block's team is spread across 7 times zones, covering the global cryptocurrency and blockchain space 24/7. "
target: The Block
The Block is the leading research, analysis and news brand in the digital asset space. Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block's team is spread across 7 times zones, covering the global cryptocurrency and blockchain space 24/7.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Coindesk Ltd, acquired TradeBlock

synopsis: CoinDesk, the global leader in crypto and blockchain news, events, data and research, announced it has acquired TradeBlock, one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: TradeBlock
TradeBlock is one of the longest standing providers of institutional trading tools, data, and indices for digital currencies. TradeBlock calculates and publishes industry leading reference rates for digital currencies that are used to price countless OTC transactions, AUM, and derivatives.
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closed 11/6/2017 via PR Newswire

Investoo Group, acquired bitcoinmag.de

synopsis: Investoo Group acquired bitcoinmag.de. Based in Germany, Bitcoinmag.com is an online community and information portal run by Crypto investors for investors, has impressive substantial reach, and is a valuable source of trading. It offers information on purchases and prices and offers the opportunity to compare exchanges and platforms.
buyer: Investoo Group
Investoo Group is a heavily-funded company that has rapidly grown into one of the largest Forex and Resale investment lead generation companies. Through their online education platform, buzzing community and a continuous stream of innovative trading products; They turn retail trading on its head. "
target: bitcoinmag.de
Based in Germany, Bitcoinmag.de is an online community and information portal run by Crypto investors for investors, has impressive substantial reach, and is a valuable source of trading. It offers information on purchases and prices and offers the opportunity to compare exchanges and platforms.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

AMBCrypto, acquired CyclicMint

synopsis: AMBCrypto, a cryptocurrency news portal, has acquired a blockchain news website, CyclicMint. CyclicMint is a cryptocurrency news portal committed to track and publish the latest events, updates, incidents, and information from around the world. They are targeted towards traders and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. They are based in London, UK.
buyer: AMBCrypto
AMBCrypto is an independent cryptocurrency news publishing platform with a comprehensive ICO listing page, a dedicated real-time live cryptocurrency price ticker page and a blog section with a reach of over a million users worldwide. They are based in India. "
target: CyclicMint
CyclicMint is a cryptocurrency news portal committed to track and publish the latest events, updates, incidents, and information from around the world. They are targeted towards traders and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. They are based in London, UK.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Metal Pay, acquired Bloks.io

synopsis: Metal Pay has acquired Bloks.io, a multifunctional block explorer for the EOSIO blockchain. Bloks.io was launched as a block explorer for the EOS blockchain, but soon grew into a multi-purpose EOSIO platform with support for other networks like Telos, Wax, and even Proton, the native blockchain for Metal Pay.
buyer: Metal Pay
Metal Pay is the only app that rewards customers when they send money to friends. Each time someone sends or receive money, they can receive a reward of up to 5% of the transaction value in MTL. "
target: Bloks.io
Bloks.io is a multifunctional block explorer for the EOSIO blockchain. Bloks.io was launched as a block explorer for the EOS blockchain, but soon grew into a multi-purpose EOSIO platform with support for other networks like Telos, Wax, and even Proton, the native blockchain for Metal Pay.
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closed 12/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Binance, acquired DappReview

synopsis: Binance, a global cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for trading more than 100 cryptocurrencies, has announced that it has acquired DappReview, a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). Binance Exchange is one of the fastest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world. "
target: DappReview
DappReview is a blockchain data startup based in Beijing. DappReview also offers data-driven research and advertising services blockchain-based decentralized applications (Dapps).
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closed 10/25/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bitbuy, acquired CBIX

synopsis: Bitbuy, Canada’s leading cryptocurrency trading platform, has announced the acquisition of CBIX, a leading Canadian bitcoin index that represents the most accurate cost of purchasing bitcoins through a Canadian exchange using Canadian dollars. Thus, CBIX represents a true indication of the price of bitcoin in Canadian dollars.
buyer parent: First Ledger Corp
buyer: Bitbuy
Bitbuy.ca is a Canadian owned and operated digital currency platform. Founded in 2013, the company’s mission is to provide convenient, dependable and secure access to Bitcoin and other digital currencies. "
target: CBIX
CBIX is a leading Canadian bitcoin index that represents the most accurate cost of purchasing bitcoins through a Canadian exchange using Canadian dollars. Thus, CBIX represents a true indication of the price of bitcoin in Canadian dollars.
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closed 6/19/2013 via Company Press Release

Nordnet Bank AB, acquired Shareville

synopsis: Netbank Nordnet buys the majority of the Swedish social networking site Share Ville, which offers members a platform for making investments, with fictional money and follow others' portfolios. Nordnet becomes the majority shareholder with a 70 percent stake.
buyer: Nordnet Bank AB
The Nordnet Group provides user-friendly and cost efficient services to private investors and companies within share trading, mutual fund investments and pension savings plans. The holding company, Nordnet AB (plc), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. "
target: Shareville
Shareville AB operates a social network site for stock market investment. The site is directly connected to the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and Morningstar.
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cancelled 5/14/2009 via BNC Analysis

Tiger Renewable Energy, Ltd., cancelled an acquisition of Financial Media Net, Inc.

synopsis: Financial Media Net, Inc., a developmental stage financial networking company, announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to be acquired by Tiger Renewable Energy LTD, a China-based ethanol producer.
buyer: Tiger Renewable Energy, Ltd.
Tiger Renewable Energy intends to become a significant ethanol manufacturer serving the needs of China's rapidly expanding personal and commercial transportation market segments. "
target: Financial Media Net, Inc.
Financial Media Net, Inc. (FMN) is a Developmental stage financial networking company dedicated to fulfilling the traditional and contemporary needs of the financial community. FMN is in the process of creating an online financial networking community that will be known as www.bullsnbears.com.
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closed 8/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Tradimo Interactive ApS, acquired Trading Story

synopsis: Tradimo Interactive, the financial education and technology company, has acquired Trading Story, a popular podcast and educational website. Trading Story offers over 100 podcast episodes that provide valuable lessons from the world's best traders.
buyer: Tradimo Interactive ApS
Tradimo is a financial education technology company that aims to bring accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective financial education to the world. Tradimo offers courses, video courses, and mobile games that help beginners and professionals learn more about investing and trading. "
target: Trading Story
Trading Story is a popular podcast and website that aims to provide practical and inspiring trading interviews and tips to new traders. Trading Story offers over 100 podcast episodes that provide valuable lessons from the world's best traders.
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closed 4/19/2018 via Company Press Release

PR TIMES, acquired The Bridge, Inc.

synopsis: PR TIMES, Inc., a Japanese company that distributes press releases online, has acquired The Bridge, a blog in Japan that was created to help connect entrepreneurs and investors. The Bridge provides the latest news about technology, with a focus on domestic startups.
buyer: PR TIMES (TSE:3922:$15.73)
PR TIMES, Inc. is a Japanese company that distributes press releases online. The company distributes over 10,000 press releases a month and has over 11 million page visits a month. PR TIMES' mission is to provide press releases as soon as possible. "
target: The Bridge, Inc.
Founded in 2010, The Bridge is a blog in Japan that was created to help connect entrepreneurs and investors. The Bridge provides the latest news about technology, with a focus on domestic startups. Over 350,000 entrepreneurs and investors use The Bridge as their source of information every month.
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closed 1/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Digital Currency Group, acquired Coindesk Ltd

synopsis: CoinDesk, one of the leading bitcoin news sites, has been acquired by Digital Currency Group. CoinDesk delivers news on the trends, events, technologies and people/companies making major moves in the digital currency sphere.
buyer: Digital Currency Group
Digital Currency Group builds, incubates and seeds bitcoin and blockchain technology-related companies. DCG owns and operates the industry's leading bitcoin brokerage firm, Genesis Trading, and the largest digital currency asset management firm, Grayscale Investments. "
target: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world.
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closed 10/8/2013 via PR Web

FA today, acquired LinkedFA

synopsis: FA today, Inc. has acquired linkedFA. The linkedFA social media website features best of breed social networking tools that maximize financial advisors’ communication and engagement with their investors while assisting financial advisors in meeting FINRA compliance requirements.
buyer: FA today
FA today is a social network that unifies Independent Financial Advisors ("IFAs") within a private, exclusive community. FA today’s community-based environment empowers IFAs with economies of scale giving them access to premium content, learning resources and tools. "
target: LinkedFA
The linkedFA social media website features best of breed social networking tools that maximize financial advisors’ communication and engagement with their investors while assisting financial advisors in meeting FINRA compliance requirements.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Coin Metrics, acquired Bletchley Indexes

synopsis: Coin Metrics, a company that delivers market and network data, analytics and research to its community and wider industry, has acquired Bletchley Indexes, a company that has been providing independent and transparently designed market capitalization and equal weighted indexes since 2017.
buyer: Coin Metrics
Coin Metrics was founded in 2017 as an open-source project to provide the public with actionable and transparent network data. Today, Coin Metrics delivers market and network data, analytics and research to its community and wider industry. "
target: Bletchley Indexes
Bletchley Indexes has been providing independent and transparently designed market capitalization and equal weighted indexes since early 2017. Listed indexes provide a benchmark and track the financial performance of crypto assets for investors.
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announced 7/30/2013 via BusinessWire

CrowdNetic, will acquire NowStreet Journal

synopsis: Crowdnetic, the leading provider of funding portal platform technology and market data solutions, announced that it has agreed to acquire NowStreet Journal, the preeminent educational platform for the burgeoning industry of crowdfinance.
buyer: CrowdNetic
Crowdnetic is a leading provider of funding portal platform technology and market data solutions to the private equity and crowdfunded securities industry. They operate the industry’s premier centralized hub for real-time market data aggregated from platforms across the globe. "
target: NowStreet Journal
NowStreet is a leading financial media and advisory company on the forefront of financial innovation. NowStreet is most known for its cutting-edge commentary and acclaimed financial events that introduce crowdfinancing mechanisms and neoteric asset classes to Wall Street.
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closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Postera Capital GmbH, acquired Augmento

synopsis: Postera Capital, a German pioneer in crypto-specific investment products and strategies, has acquired Augmento, a Berlin-based sentiment analytics company. With the acquisition, Postera Capital strengthens its position as a pioneer in crypto consulting as well as its investment vehicle Postera Fund – Crypto I, the first EU-regulated crypto fund.
buyer: Postera Capital GmbH
Postera Capital is a professional advisory firm based in Düsseldorf, Germany, that focuses on investment opportunities in blockchain and crypto assets. Their investment services support professional investors to gain access to the new and dynamic asset class of crypto assets. "
target: Augmento
Berlin-based Augmento provides predictive sentiment data for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies quantified from online crypto communication data. The company's data helps leading institutions to gain alpha and reduce risk in cryptocurrency markets.
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closed 1/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Coindesk Ltd, acquired Lawnmower

synopsis: CoinDesk, the leading media & events business in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, announced that it has acquired Lawnmower, a blockchain data and research platform. Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets.
buyer parent: Digital Currency Group
buyer: Coindesk Ltd
CoinDesk is the world leader in news and information on digital currencies such as bitcoin, and its underlying technology – the blockchain. CoinDesk covers news and analysis on the trends, price movements, technologies, companies and people in the bitcoin and digital currency world. "
target: Lawnmower
Lawnmower is an iOS app and Android research platform enabling consumers to invest in bitcoin and other blockchain-based assets. Start tracking assets & reading news with no account required. Begin investing with a bank account in less than 2 minutes for as little as $5.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Caliber Corporate Advisers, acquired The Financial Revolutionist

synopsis: Caliber Corporate Advsiers (Helix Edge Holdings), a company dedicated to delivering timely insights and marketing services, announces its acquisition of Financial Revolutionist Holdings Corp. The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a NY-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
buyer: Caliber Corporate Advisers
Caliber Corporate Advisers is a strategic marketing advisory firm that helps companies tell their story and connect with key stakeholders. They provide best-in-class strategy and tactical execution of public relations and content marketing initiatives, as well as contacts’ database research. "
target: The Financial Revolutionist
Founded by Gregg M. Schoenberg and Robert Jaeger in 2015, The Financial Revolutionist ("The FR") is a New York-based media company covering the changes technology and innovation are bringing to financial services.
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closed 2/9/2010 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., acquired footnoted.org

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, announced it has acquired the Footnoted business of Financial Fineprint Inc. The acquisition includes the Footnoted.org website and the Footnoted Pro service. The site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar provides data on more than 300,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, and commodities, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. "
target: footnoted.org
footnoted.org was launched in August 2003 to coincide with the publication of the book, Financial Fine Print. Each day, the site takes a closer look at the things that companies try to bury in their routine SEC filings.
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closed 3/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Safello AB, acquired Bitcoin.se

synopsis: Safello, an online cryptocurrency brokerage in Sweden, has acquired Bitcoin.se, Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
buyer: Safello AB
Safello is an online cryptocurrency brokerage based in Sweden. Safello offers a secure way to buy and sell crypto, in seamless transactions at industry-leading speeds. Their website and mobile app allows users to safely buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum. "
target: Bitcoin.se
Bitcoin.se is Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
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closed 3/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Safello AB, acquired Bitcoin.se

synopsis: Safello, an online cryptocurrency brokerage in Sweden, has acquired Bitcoin.se, Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
buyer: Safello AB
Safello is an online cryptocurrency brokerage based in Sweden. Safello offers a secure way to buy and sell crypto, in seamless transactions at industry-leading speeds. Their website and mobile app allows users to safely buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum. "
target: Bitcoin.se
Bitcoin.se is Sweden's leading educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin.se offers information, news and discussion about cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and economics. Their website teaches readers everything they need to know about cryptocurrencies and how to start buying them.
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closed 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Safello AB, acquired Cryex Group AB

synopsis: Safello, a provider of bitcoin exchange and related services in the European market, has acquired Cryex, an independent, order driven, blockchain compatible FX marketplace. Cryex's mission is to provide equal access to the FX market for all market participants in an easier, transparent, and more cost efficient way.
buyer: Safello AB
Safello operates a bitcoin exchange and related services in the European market. It partners with various payment providers such as Bankgirot. The company receives payments through SEPA, Bankgiro, Handelsbanken Direkt, International Bank Transfer, Swish, and many other payment methods. "
target: Cryex Group AB
Cryex is an independent, order driven, blockchain compatible FX marketplace integrated with a licensed Central Counter Party clearing organization (CCP). Cryex's mission is to provide equal access to the FX market for all market participants in an easier, transparent, and more cost efficient way.
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closed 2/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

SatSimple, acquired Polyx

synopsis: SatSimple, a provider of next generation integrated Bitcoin services in the UK, has acquired Polyx, an EU regulated crypto exchange and secure wallet provider. Polyx makes it easy to buy, sell, and accept cryptocurrency. Their platform allows users to send and receive crypto transfers worldwide and pay for online purchases using cryptocurrency.
buyer: SatSimple
SatSimple is a provider of next generation integrated Bitcoin services in the UK. SatSimple is a mobile solution that allows users to securely buy Bitcoins. The platform integrates unique innovative features that easily guides users through the process of buying and owning Bitcoins. "
target: Polyx
Polyx is an EU regulated crypto exchange and secure wallet provider. Polyx makes it easy to buy, sell, accept and store cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and more. Their platform allows users to send and receive crypto transfers worldwide and pay for online purchases using cryptocurrency.
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closed 5/23/2018 via Reuters

Coinbase, acquired Paradex

synopsis: Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired Paradex, a platform that enables users to trade virtual coins directly with each other. Coinbase plans to make some enhancements to the technology and launch Paradex’s services to customers outside of the United States.
buyer: Coinbase
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Paradex
Paradex is a platform that enables users to trade virtual coins directly with each other. Paradex, which has 10 employees, is considered a decentralized exchange because it does not maintain custody of the tokens on behalf of its users but allows them to trade them through digital wallets.
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closed 8/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

Foxbit, acquired Bitinvest

synopsis: FoxBit, the leading Bitcoin exchange in Latin America by market volume, with over 450 Bitcoins per day in transactions, has acquired payment processor Bitinvest. Bitinvest are the most reliable market to buy, sell and store digital currencies.
buyer: Foxbit
FoxBit is the leading Bitcoin exchange in Latin America by market volume, with over 450 Bitcoins per day in transactions. FoxBit is an exchange running on top of BlinkTrade, a platform serving multiple websites across the world. "
target: Bitinvest
Bitinvest is an exchange and payment processing company based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. They are the most reliable market to buy, sell and store digital currencies.
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closed 6/28/2016 via Company Press Release

Kraken, acquired CleverCoin B.V.

synopsis: Kraken announced the acquisition of CleverCoin, one of the first Netherlands-based bitcoin exchanges. CleverCoin is a professional, reliable and accessible Dutch bitcoin exchange. They offer a transparent exchange with clear explanation and easy to use platform that makes trading bitcoins accessible for everyone.
buyer: Kraken
Kraken is the largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity and also trading Canadian dollars, US dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is consistently rated the best and most secure Bitcoin exchange by independent news media. "
target: CleverCoin B.V.
CleverCoin is a professional, reliable and accessible Dutch bitcoin exchange. Trading bitcoins with CleverCoin is easy, safe and fast. They offer a transparent exchange with clear explanation and easy to use platform that makes trading bitcoins accessible for everyone.
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closed 4/8/2015 via Company Press Release

Coinsetter, acquired Cavirtex

synopsis: Coinsetter, the global bitcoin exchange based in New York City, announced the acquisition of Cavirtex (Canadian Virtual Exchange), a major Canadian bitcoin exchange operating since 2011. Cavirtex consults with Canadian regulatory agencies, banks and other financial institutions, legal experts and Bitcoin traders to provide a secure trading market.
buyer: Coinsetter
Founded in 2012, Coinsetter is a New York-based bitcoin exchange that offers margin trading for businesses, the most established APIs for professional traders, high uptime, low latency trade execution, enterprise bitcoin security by Securicoin®, deep liquidity and attractive pricing. "
target: Cavirtex
Cavirtex is Canada's #1 exchange for buying and selling Bitcoin with Canadian dollars. It proactively consults with Canadian regulatory agencies, banks and other financial institutions, legal experts and Bitcoin traders to ensure Canadians have a safe, secure and reliable Bitcoin trading market.
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ANXBTC.COM, acquired CoinMkt

synopsis: Hong Kong based Bitcoin services company ANXBTC.COM announced that it has acquired Santa Monica-based cryptocurrency exchange CoinMkt. It offers support for Bitcoin as well as other alternative cryptocurrencies like Litecoin, Dogecoin, PeerCoin and more.
buyer: ANXBTC.COM
ANXBTC.COM offers an easy, secure, and affordable platform to buy and sell the Bitcoin crypto-currency. It offers a 24 hour online exchange that provides the automated matching of orders between its registered members. "
target: CoinMkt
Located in Santa Monica, CA, Coin Market is positioned to be the leading exchange for cryptocurrency in the United States. They support Bitcoin as well as other alternative cryptocurrencies like Litecoin, Dogecoin, PeerCoin and more.
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BitcoinVN, acquired Ginero

synopsis: Vietnam’s leading Bitcoin Exchange BitcoinVN acquires P2P trading marketplace Ginero in a strategic acquisition. Ginero launched in 2018 as a P2P Digital Asset marketplace allowing for the exchange between Vietnam Dong and some of the most popular cryptocurrencies.
buyer: BitcoinVN
BitcoinVN is Vietnam's leading Bitcoin Exchange. BitcoinVN helps users buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Dash and Litecoin easily and quickly with Vietnamese currency. "
target: Ginero
Ginero launched in 2018 as a P2P Digital Asset marketplace allowing for the exchange between Vietnam Dong and some of the most popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Dash or Litecoin.
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Binance, acquired WazirX

synopsis: Binance, the top crypto exchange by trading volume, has acquired the well-known Indian crypto exchange platform WazirX. WazirX’s peer-to-peer (P2P) engine will be integrated into the Binance Fiat Gateway platform, allowing users to trade any digital asset available on Binance.
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). Binance Exchange is one of the fastest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world. "
target: WazirX
WazirX is a well-known Indian crypto exchange platform. WazirX is the most trusted cryptocurrency exchange to buy, sell, and trade in Bitcoin, XRP, Ether, Zilliqa and many more coins. It's simple and easy to use with real-time open order books, charts, and trade history.
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WRIT Media Group, Inc., merged with Pelecoin

synopsis: WRIT Media Group, Inc. announced that it has closed its acquisition of a controlling interest in private equity firm Pandora Venture Capital Corp. WRIT Media has acquired Pandora's Pelecoin digital currency, proprietary Blockchain technologies, and digital currency exchange, which wil be used to organize trade in digital currency instruments.
buyer: WRIT Media Group, Inc. (OTCPK:WRIT:$0.00)
WRIT Media Group, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Delaware on March 9, 2007 under the name of Writers’ Group Film Corp. to produce films, television programs and entertainment programs for various media formats. "
target: Pelecoin
Pelecoin's emission is based on a simple proprietary algorithm, accessible and clear to all internet users. The system generates pelecoins on every event, increasing currency's (pelecoin) worth.
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Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc., acquired Ethos.io

synopsis: Voyager Digital (Canada) Ltd., a crypto asset broker, has acquired Ethos.io PTE LTD, a leading Universal Wallet & Blockchain Service Provider. Assets acquired include the Ethos Universal Wallet, a digital wallet to securely store, track, and send and receive crypto assets for free, and Ethos Bedrock, an enterprise blockchain application.
buyer: Voyager Digital Ltd. Holdings Inc. (CNSX:VYGR:$0.51)
Voyager is a crypto asset broker that provides retail and institutional investors with a turnkey solution to trade crypto assets. Voyager offers investors best execution, data, wallet and custody services through its institutional-grade open architecture platform. "
target: Ethos.io
Ethos.io is a blockchain platform company dedicated to making it easy and safe for consumers and businesses to interact with the new economy. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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Katapult Holding, Inc. merged with FinServ Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Katapult, an e-commerce focused financial technology company, and FinServ Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have completed their merger, in which FinServ will take Katapult public. Katapult is a leading provider of e-commerce point-of-sale purchase options for nonprime US consumers.
buyer: FinServ Acquisition Corp. (FSRV:$0.00)
FinServ Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with one or more businesses or entities in the financial services industry or businesses providing technology services to the financial services industry. "
target: Katapult Holding, Inc.
Katapult is a leading provider of e-commerce point-of-sale purchase options for nonprime US consumers. Katapult’s fully digital platform provides consumers with a flexible lease purchase option to enable them to obtain essential durable goods from Katapult’s network of top tier e-commerce retailers.
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closed 1/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Affirm, acquired PayBright

synopsis: Affirm, a more flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards, announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of PayBright, one of Canada’s leading buy-now-pay-later providers.
buyer: Affirm (AFRM:$669.62)
Affirm offers services that empower consumers to advance their financial well-being. Their mission is to revolutionize the banking industry to be more accountable and accessible to consumers. Affirm shoppers get the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments for their purchases. "
target: PayBright
PayBright is one of Canada's leading providers of installment payment plans for e-commerce and in-store purchases. Through partnerships with over 7,000 domestic and international retailers, PayBright allows Canadian consumers to buy now and pay later in a quick and easy experience.
price ($mm)
$260
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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announced 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Campfire, Inc., will acquire Faavo

synopsis: Campfire announced that it has agreed to acquire Faavo, an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
buyer: Campfire, Inc.
Campfire is Japan's largest cloud funding platform that lets anyone start a project with confidence. Campfire democratizes financing, and makes it easier for anyone anywhere to make their voice heard. "
target parent: Search Field inc.
target: Faavo
Faavo is an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

GoFundMe, will acquire YouCaring

synopsis: GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, will acquire YouCaring, a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, and more.
buyer: GoFundMe
GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising website that makes it incredibly easy for individuals to raise money online for personal causes like medical bills, volunteer trips and school tuition costs. "
target: YouCaring
YouCaring is a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, fund humanitarian efforts and more.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingRobot merged with NSR Invest,

synopsis: NSR Invest and LendingRobot announced that the companies have merged to create the leading independent advisory platform for alternative lending. Lend Core LLC, the parent company of NSR Invest, acquired Algorithmic, Inc. and its asset LendingRobot.
buyer: NSR Invest
NSR Invest is an investment and analytics platform that provides access to P2P marketplaces for financial advisors, institutions, and individuals. "
target: LendingRobot
LendingRobot automates loan selection and investment in Peer Lending. It selects and submits orders in less than one second after new loans appear, thereby allowing individual investors to compete with hedge funds and institutions for the most sough-after opportunities.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

La Banque Postale, acquired KissKissBankBank & Co

synopsis: La Banque Postale has acquired 100% of KissKissBankBank & Co (the publisher of KissKissBankBank, hellomerci and LENDOPOLIS), a pioneer and a leader in the crowdfunding space in Europe.
buyer parent: Le Groupe La Poste
buyer: La Banque Postale
La Banque Postale, a subsidiary of Le Groupe La Poste, is present in the retail banking, insurance and asset management markets. As a local bank providing a public service, La Banque Postale meets the needs of everyone: private individuals, businesses, professionals and the local public sector. "
target: KissKissBankBank & Co
KissKissBankBank & Co is one of the European leaders in crowd-funding. Through its three platforms, KissKissBankBank is currently the only player in Europe to develop its services in three crowd-funding segments, thereby providing appropriate solutions for a host of personal & professional projects.
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closed 10/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackbaud, Inc., acquired JustGiving

synopsis: Blackbaud, Inc., the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, announced it has completed its acquisition of U.K.-based JustGiving, whose online social giving platform has played a powerful role in the growth of peer-to-peer fundraising. JustGiving develops world-class technology to connect people with the causes they care about.
buyer: Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB:$807.42)
Blackbaud is the world's leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community, Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. "
target: JustGiving
U.K.-based JustGiving is the world's leading social platform for giving. As a tech-for-good company, JustGiving develops world-class technology and innovative tools to fulfill its mission to connect people with the causes they care about by making giving more simple, social and rewarding.
price ($mm)
$121
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Tilt

synopsis: Airbnb, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, has acquired Tilt, a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Tilt
Tilt is a technology company that makes it easy for groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money securely and effectively online. In addition to helping social organizers, the company is legally certified in securing fundraisers for non-profit organizations.
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closed 10/21/2015 via Company Press Release

S-money, acquired Le Pot Commun

synopsis: S-money, an electronic payment provider and a subsidiary of Groupe BPCE, announced the acquisition of the startup LePotCommun.fr, a website for communal funding of group events such as birthday parties, baby showers and more.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: S-money
S-money is an electronic payment provider based out of France. They offer secure, instant and free mobile payment. "
target: Le Pot Commun
Le Pot Commun is a website for communal funding of group events such as birthday parties, baby showers and more. They are based in Paris, France.
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