Like VidHug, Inc.

closed 6/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Punchbowl Software, Inc., acquired VidHug, Inc.

synopsis: Punchbowl, an online platform for invitations and greeting cards, has acquired VidHug, Inc., an online platform that allows anyone to create group videos. VidHug helps people celebrate joyful moments with friends and family. Their easy-to-use video platform enables users to request, collect, and combine videos to create a personalized montage.
buyer: Punchbowl Software, Inc.
Punchbowl is an online platform for invitations and greeting cards. Punchbowl allows users to easily create and send invitations and greeting cards for various occasions, including birthdays, baby showers, graduations, holidays, and more. "
target: VidHug, Inc.
VidHug is an online platform that allows anyone to create group videos. VidHug helps people celebrate joyful moments with friends, family, and coworkers. Their easy-to-use video platform enables users to request, collect, and combine videos to create a personalized and meaningful montage.
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closed 12/6/2021 via Company Press Release

Pinterest, acquired Vochi

synopsis: Pinterest has announced the acquisition of Vochi, a video creation and editing app focused on democratizing quality tools for creators. Acquiring Vochi is part of their commitment to helping creators bring more quality video content to Pinterest.
buyer: Pinterest (NYSE:PINS:$2,436.99)
Pinterest is a social networking site with a visually-pleasing “virtual pinboard” interface. Users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of other people whom they find interesting. "
target: Vochi
Vochi has developed the Vochi Video Effects app, which allows the users to apply various effects to individual objects in a video. Vochi is a video creation and editing app focused on democratizing quality tools for creators.
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closed 11/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Bublar Group AB, acquired Plotagon AB

synopsis: Bublar Group acquires 100% of the shares in Plotagon Production AB. Plotagon AB is an innovative Swedish startup founded in 2011 whose one-of-a-kind application allows users to create animated movies just by typing.
buyer: Bublar Group AB (NGM:BUBL:$13.93)
Founded in 2015, Bublar Group is the Nordic leading XR (extended reality) technology company specialized in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). Bublar Group provides XR solutions in E-commerce, Training Excellence, Entertainment & Manufacturing. "
target: Plotagon AB
Plotagon AB is an innovative Swedish startup founded in 2011 whose one-of-a-kind application allows users to create animated movies just by typing. The Plotagon team consists of programmers, artists, animators, designers, marketers, and storytellers.
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closed 2/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

BuzzMyVideos, acquired MakeTag S.r.l.

synopsis: BuzzMyVideos, home to the rising stars of online video entertainment, has announced the acquisition of MakeTag. The company is an Italian tech company focused on the development of innovative technologies for interactive video.
buyer: BuzzMyVideos
BuzzMyVideos is home to the next rising stars of online video entertainment. The technology-based multi-platform network, specialist in online video content promotion, provides a new generation of talented video creators with the support to grow audiences and monetise video content. "
target: MakeTag S.r.l.
MakeTag is a startup that designed and developed an innovative technology to create interactive videos.Through the usage of web platforms, video creators can add tags to videos in real time and distribute it to social networks, websites and mobile applications.
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closed 12/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired Vidmaker

synopsis: YouTube has acquired Vidmaker, a Madison, WI-based startup that makes online video-editing software. The company’s software allows multiple people in different locations to edit and share videos in real time via the cloud—a product that has obvious applications for Google-owned video-sharing behemoth YouTube.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: Vidmaker
Vidmaker provides a cloud-based video editor that lets users work with video on any device, anywhere and with anyone. It simplifies video management, editing and collaboration by storing all video data in the cloud while providing real time collaboration and project management and reuse.
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closed 9/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Clipchamp Pty Ltd

synopsis: Microsoft is acquiring Clipchamp, the online video editor that empowers anyone to tell stories worth sharing. Their in-browser platform gives users access to professional video editing tools and features from simple cropping and resizing to special effects like transitions, motion titles, and even Green Screen.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Clipchamp Pty Ltd
Clipchamp is the online video editor that empowers anyone to tell stories worth sharing. Their in-browser platform gives users access to professional video editing tools and features from simple cropping and resizing to special effects like transitions, motion titles, and even Green Screen.
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closed 9/29/2016 via PR Newswire

VLinksMedia, acquired Screencastify

synopsis: LearnCore ("VLinksMedia") announced its majority stake acquisition in the most globally-installed screen recording Chrome extension, Screencastify. This acquisition pairs a simple content creation technology with a powerful training and coaching platform in LearnCore. Screencastify is used to create high impact training and educational videos.
buyer: VLinksMedia
LearnCore, or VLinksMedia, is a leading training and coaching platform for sales and customer success teams. Companies use LearnCore to ensure their teams are certified and up to speed as the company, products and messaging change. "
target: Screencastify
Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software for Chrome. Just press record and the content of a tab, webcam or desktop is recorded. Easily create screencasts for video tutorials, record presentations etc.
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closed 2/24/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Imerjn, acquired Get TVG

synopsis: Imerjn, a company that develops and sells mobile software and hardware solutions, announced that it has acquired Get TVG, a service that allows anyone to create their own online television channel.
buyer: Imerjn
Imerjn, formerly known as Xumanii International Holdings Corp is development stage company that develops and sells mobile software and hardware solutions. Imerjn’s mobile solutions include mobile apps & use leading edge technologies such as RFID to develop asset tracking solutions. "
target: Get TVG
Get TVG allows people to establish their own conventional television channel online by uploading their video to a site they control and sequence the video to play in any order over any time period and allowing the end audience to "tune in" to watch in the same way they do with regular television.
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announced 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, will acquire MX TakaTak

synopsis: ShareChat, the fastest growing social network in India, will acquire MX TakaTak, a short video app in India. MX TakaTak allows users to create, watch, and share short videos. The platform features all types of videos, ranging from dialogue dubbing, comedy, gaming, DIY, food, sports, memes, and many more.
buyer: ShareChat
ShareChat is the fastest growing social network in India. They are building a social platform for the masses of India in their languages and developing a product which delivers a world-class user experience even to the first time internet users of India. "
target: MX TakaTak
MX TakaTak is a short video app in India. MX TakaTak allows users to create, watch, and share short videos. The platform features all types of videos, ranging from dialogue dubbing, comedy, gaming, DIY, food, sports, memes, and many more.
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$700
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Jumprope, Inc.

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

ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corporation, acquired Lomotif

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

Clash App, acquired Byte Inc.

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

Reddit, Inc., acquired Dubsmash, Inc.

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

VSCO, acquired Trash, Inc.

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

Corsair, acquired EpocCam

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

PicsArt, acquired D'efekt

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

Twitter, Inc., acquired Chroma Labs

synopsis: Twitter Inc. is acquiring Chroma Labs, a startup company that develops photo and video-editing tools. Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Chroma Labs
Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
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announced 4/15/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Magisto

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

TikTok, acquired GeoGif

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

YY Inc., acquired Bigo Technology Pte LTD

synopsis: YY Inc., a leading live streaming social media platform in China, announced its recent acquisition of Bigo Inc. Bigo is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore that provides video and vocal technology service all over the world.
buyer: YY Inc. (YY:$4,610.47)
YY Inc. is a leading live streaming social media platform in China. YY enables users to interact with each other in real-time through online live media and offers users a uniquely engaging and immersive entertainment experience. "
target: Bigo Technology Pte LTD
BIGO is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore, dedicated to improving the way people live and communicate. They provide video and vocal technology service all over the world. The BIGO product line includes live-broadcasting, vocal social media, and a short video platform.
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closed 6/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Punchbowl Software, Inc., acquired VidHug, Inc.

synopsis: Punchbowl, an online platform for invitations and greeting cards, has acquired VidHug, Inc., an online platform that allows anyone to create group videos. VidHug helps people celebrate joyful moments with friends and family. Their easy-to-use video platform enables users to request, collect, and combine videos to create a personalized montage.
buyer: Punchbowl Software, Inc.
Punchbowl is an online platform for invitations and greeting cards. Punchbowl allows users to easily create and send invitations and greeting cards for various occasions, including birthdays, baby showers, graduations, holidays, and more. "
target: VidHug, Inc.
VidHug is an online platform that allows anyone to create group videos. VidHug helps people celebrate joyful moments with friends, family, and coworkers. Their easy-to-use video platform enables users to request, collect, and combine videos to create a personalized and meaningful montage.
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closed 6/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Punchbowl Software, Inc., acquired VidHug, Inc.

synopsis: Punchbowl, an online platform for invitations and greeting cards, has acquired VidHug, Inc., an online platform that allows anyone to create group videos. VidHug helps people celebrate joyful moments with friends and family. Their easy-to-use video platform enables users to request, collect, and combine videos to create a personalized montage.
buyer: Punchbowl Software, Inc.
Punchbowl is an online platform for invitations and greeting cards. Punchbowl allows users to easily create and send invitations and greeting cards for various occasions, including birthdays, baby showers, graduations, holidays, and more. "
target: VidHug, Inc.
VidHug is an online platform that allows anyone to create group videos. VidHug helps people celebrate joyful moments with friends, family, and coworkers. Their easy-to-use video platform enables users to request, collect, and combine videos to create a personalized and meaningful montage.
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closed 5/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Teleclal Group Ltd., acquired Buyme Technologies Ltd.

synopsis: The founders of BuyMe, an online giftcard company, sold their share in the company to Tel Aviv-based Teleclal Group Ltd., which owns a range of digital services companies. Teleclal preciously held a stake in BUYME, but will now become the majority shareholder.
buyer: Teleclal Group Ltd.
Tel Aviv-based Teleclal Group Ltd. owns a range of digital services companies. Teleclal Group consists of 9 subsidiaries including Puzzle Productions, Tech Buddy, Multipass Loyalty Solutions, Jobit, and more. "
target: Buyme Technologies Ltd.
BUYME is the leading gift and experience platform in Israel. BUYME enables a unique and innovative way to send gifts and experiences in a digital, personal and exciting way directly to mobile or email.
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closed 6/20/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Givex Corporation, acquired Giftcertificates.ca

synopsis: Givex, a Canadian cloud-based customer engagement solution that helps to streamline business operations, has acquired Giftcertificates.ca. Formerly a division of Moneris Solutions Corporation, Giftcertificates.ca offers gift cards to businesses and consumers from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
buyer: Givex Corporation (:$43.75)
Canada-based Givex is a cloud-based operations management solution designed to streamline business efficiencies and generate valuable customer data. Givex provides operational intelligence for various industries offering a fully integrated suite of products, including gift cards, loyalty, and more. "
target parent: Advent International
target: Giftcertificates.ca
Giftcertificates.ca provides consumers and businesses with a wide range of gift cards. The company is a one-stop source offering a variety of original gift cards from Canada’s most popular retailers, restaurants, hotels, and entertainment providers.
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closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Concert En Appart merged with LiveTonight,

synopsis: Concert En Appart has merged with LiveTonight, an online music booking platform in France. Concert En Appart is an online platform for booking musicians in France. Concert En Appart allows people to easily find and book musicians for live concerts at weddings, birthdays, corporate parties and other events.
buyer: LiveTonight
LiveTonight is an online music booking platform in France. LiveTonight makes it easy for anyone to find and book musicians. Users can search for musicians in all genres of music to suit their needs, whether its for a wedding, birthday party, housewarming, or anniversary. "
target: Concert En Appart
Founded in 2014, Concert En Appart is an online platform for booking musicians in France. Concert En Appart allows people to easily find and book musicians for live concerts at weddings, birthdays, corporate parties and other events.
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closed 8/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Cash Star, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, Inc., a global financial technology company, has acquired CashStar, Inc., a leading provider of gift card commerce solutions at the forefront of mobile payments and digital gifting innovation. The CashStar Commerce platform is used by merchants to increase revenue, reduce costs and optimize customer experiences across channels.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, Inc. is a financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. Blackhawk platforms and solutions enable the management of stored value products, promotions and incentive programs in retail, ecommerce and mobile wallets. "
target: Cash Star, Inc.
CashStar is an industry-leading provider of gift card commerce solutions at the forefront of mobile payments and digital gifting. The CashStar Commerce platform is used by merchants to increase revenue, reduce costs and optimize customer experiences across channels.
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$175
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Wonderbox S.A.S, acquired GiftForYou

synopsis: Wonderbox, the European leader in gift boxes and specialist in the sale of leisure activities on the internet, has acquired GiftForYou (GiftFor2), the leading issuer of experience gift boxes and gift cards in The Netherlands. The boxes and gift cards are sold in more than 5000 retail stores and through B2B and online channels.
buyer: Wonderbox S.A.S
Wonderbox is the European leader in gift boxes and specialist in the sale of leisure activities on the internet. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Paris, France. "
target: GiftForYou
GiftForYou is the leading issuer of experience gift boxes and gift cards in The Netherlands. The boxes and gift cards are sold in more than 5000 retail stores and through B2B and online channels. The products can be redeemed at more than 4000 redemption partners.
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closed 12/21/2016 via PR Web

Ifeelgoods, Inc., acquired Ma-Carte-Cadeau

synopsis: Ifeelgoods, the international digital rewards platform for companies, announces the acquisition of MaCarteCadeau.com, a website selling physical and digital gift cards. The acquisition of MaCarteCadeau.com accelerates the development of Ifeelgoods in the self-service market, and opens new growth opportunities in France and abroad.
buyer: Ifeelgoods, Inc.
Founded in 2010, Ifeelgoods provides a frictionless platform that enables marketers to instantly reward their audiences in a variety of solutions - Commerce, CRM, Social Media, Shopper Marketing, Loyalty and others. "
target: Ma-Carte-Cadeau
Ma-Carte-Cadeau.com, the 1st website specialized in branded gift card sales, lists over 70 partner brands’ offers (Sephora, Fnac, Galeries Lafayette, Décathlon, Promod,..). Ma-Carte-Cadeau.com offers both physical gift cards and e-gift cards (sent via email) to meet the demand for last-minute gifts.
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closed 4/5/2016 via PR Newswire

RetailMeNot, acquired GiftCard Zen Inc

synopsis: RetailMeNot, Inc., a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, announced that it has acquired GiftCard Zen Inc. GiftCard Zen is a leader in the secondary gift card market, which involves buying gift cards from, and selling gift cards to, consumers and businesses at a discount to face value.
buyer: RetailMeNot (SALE:$280.42)
RetailMeNot is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers to find hundreds of thousands of digital offers and discounted gift cards to save money while they shop or dine out. "
target: GiftCard Zen Inc
GiftCard Zen is a leader in the secondary gift card market, which involves buying gift cards from, and selling gift cards to, consumers and businesses at a discount to face value. Their mission is to save people money on the day-to-day purchases they make anyways and on bigger purchases.
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$22
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closed 2/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired NimbleCommerce

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired NimbleCommerce, a digital commerce platform and network for promotions. NimbleCommerce also allows merchants and brands to manage their own prepaid offer and gift card programs, or resell through a network of retailer and publisher branded sites.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target: NimbleCommerce
NimbleCommerce is a leading commerce platform and distribution network for digital promotions. The company helps merchants sell their own pre-paid offers and gift cards through a network of publisher branded sites. Its services include an e-commerce platform, merchandising and promotions system.
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closed 1/6/2016 via PR Newswire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Giftcards.com

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced that it has acquired Giftcards.com, LLC, which sells digital and physical prepaid gift card solutions to consumers through a high-trafficked gift card US website, and OmniCard, LLC, which sells customized prepaid incentive and reward solutions for business clients.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network is a leading prepaid and payments global company, which supports the program management and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products in a number of different retail, digital and incentive channels. "
target parent: Wolfe, LLC
target: Giftcards.com
GiftCards.com has been providing U.S. consumers with an array of gift card products. OmniCard provides incentive and reward prepaid products to corporate clients across multiple industries including healthcare, energy, manufacturing, real estate and marketing agencies.
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closed 7/14/2015 via BusinessWire

First Data Corporation, acquired Transaction Wireless

synopsis: First Data Corporation, a payment technology and services company, has acquired Transaction Wireless, Inc. (TWI), a digital gift card company. TWI’s cloud-based gift card distribution platform supports open and closed loop prepaid, store-branded gift card program management, offering end-to-end card management for retailers and distributors.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: First Data Corporation (FDC:$8,679.00)
First Data provides payment technology and services solutions. With 23,000 owner-associates and operations in 34 countries, the company provides payment technology and services to more than six million merchants and financial institutions, from small businesses to the world’s largest corporations. "
target: Transaction Wireless
Transaction Wireless has been dedicated to helping regional, national and global retailers and partners transform their traditional gift card business to engage with the ever-changing digital lives of consumers through our multi-channel gift card and integrated marketing platform.
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closed 7/30/2014 via PR Newswire

CardCash Inc., acquired Plastic Jungle

synopsis: CardCash.com, the world's largest independent marketplace for secondary gift cards, announced that it has acquired the assets of Plastic Jungle, formerly a San Mateo, Calif.-based company. As part of the deal, CardCash.com will acquire Plastic Jungle's technology infrastructure, business partnerships and domain name, PlasticJungle.com.
buyer: CardCash Inc.
Founded in 2008, CardCash.com offers the country's largest and most secure selection of discounted gift cards online. The company was ranked #14 out of 100 on Forbes' list of America's Most Promising Companies for 2014. "
target: Plastic Jungle
Plastic Jungle is the web’s largest secured gift card exchange, giving consumers the choice and flexibility to convert their gift cards into other forms of spending power including cash, online balances to use for purchases at the millions of merchants that accept PayPal, Facebook Credits, and more.
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closed 10/21/2011 via Market Wire

Blackhawk Network, Inc., acquired Cardpool, Inc.

synopsis: Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, announced the acquisition of Cardpool, the fast-growing gift card exchange company where consumers can buy, sell and trade gift cards.
buyer parent: Safeway Inc.
buyer: Blackhawk Network, Inc. (HAWK:$2,070.19)
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. "
target: Cardpool, Inc.
Cardpool is the fast-growing gift card exchange company where customers can buy, sell, or trade gift cards safely and securely. Customers can exchange their gift cards at www.cardpool.com, where they can buy, sell, or trade, gift cards to over 400 different retailers.
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$9.90
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closed 2/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Giftcards.com, acquired Swapagift.com

synopsis: Wolfe.com, LLC, parent company of GiftCards.com, the leading provider of prepaid Visa debit cards to consumers and corporations, has announced its acquisition of Swapagift.com. Founded in 2003 as a gift card trading exchange, Swapagift.com allowed customers to buy, sell and trade unwanted gift cards.
buyer parent: Wolfe, LLC
buyer: Giftcards.com
GiftCards.com is a leading provider of prepaid Visa debit cards to consumers and corporations to expend as gifts, rewards, or incentives. GiftCards.com currently services thousands of corporations for their gift card needs including 25% of the Fortune 1,000. GiftCards.com was founded in 1999. "
target: Swapagift.com
Swapagift.com(R) is the leading buyer of unused merchant gift cards. With over 500 national agents offering our gift card redemption service in their financial services stores, Swapagift.com provides the only liquidation service of its kind in the secondary gift card market.
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closed 5/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Groupon, Inc., acquired Giftcloud and Vouchercloud

synopsis: Groupon, an American worldwide e-commerce marketplace, announced it has acquired Cloud Savings Company, Ltd., parent company of online discount code platform Vouchercloud and brand loyalty provider Giftcloud.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon offers a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer. "
target: Giftcloud and Vouchercloud
Vouchercloud is one of the UK’s leading voucher platforms, having revolutionized the marketplace with the launch of Europe’s first voucher app in 2010. Giftcloud is at the forefront of the digital gift card market, launching in 2014 as Europe’s first entirely digital gifting app and website.
price ($mm)
$65
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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EV / EBITDA
11.8x
closed 10/4/2013 via Market Wire

Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation, acquired GiftSender

synopsis: Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation announced it has acquired certain assets of the Think Mobile, dba GiftSender™ business, including intellectual property, customer relationships, inventory, etc. GiftSender™ is an iOS and Android app that lets people purchase, send, redeem, or swap a gift card or money on a mobile device.
buyer: Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation (OTCBB:UBIQ:$0.45)
Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation is an emerging broadcasting & media technologies company, that owns a portfolio of intellectual property relating to Internet, Social Media and Cloud-Based applications, where it also owns and operates an in-house, state-of-the-art production facility. "
target: GiftSender
GiftSender™ is an iOS and Android app that lets people purchase, send, redeem, or swap a gift card or money on a mobile device.
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$7.55
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announced 4/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Aurora Borealis Investments, will acquire Friendgiftr, Inc.

synopsis: Friendgiftr, an e-commerce trailblazer providing virtual pre-paid cards through the social web, has announced that it has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Aurora Borealis Investments. Friendgiftr is the first company to have commercialized social media with multiple major merchant brands.
buyer: Aurora Borealis Investments
Aurora Borealis Investments is a private equity firm. "
target: Friendgiftr, Inc.
Friendgiftr is the premier virtual pre-paid card company, having been the first to commercialize social media sites, mobile phones and other innovative shopping platforms. It carries gift cards from hundreds of merchants including GAP, Dell, Pottery Barn, and Sephora.
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closed 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Tickets for Less, acquired Ticket Express

synopsis: Tickets For Less, one of North America's fastest growing event distribution companies, has announced the acquisition of Ticket Express, a leading Midwest reseller located in Omaha, Neb. Ticket Express has serviced fans across the state of Nebraska and Western Iowa for nearly 30 years and will operate under the Tickets For Less brand.
buyer: Tickets for Less
Founded in 2004, Tickets For Less is one of the fastest growing event distribution companies in North America and is the leading Midwest ticket marketplace for sports and live entertainment, consistently receiving highly rated reviews from customers. "
target: Ticket Express
Ticket Express is a local ticket reseller located in Omaha, Neb. Through its website, Ticket Express offers access to nationwide sports, concert, and theater events and is the leading reseller for Nebraska Cornhusker football and the College World Series.
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closed 3/10/2022 via PR Newswire

Tickets for Less, acquired Just Tix

synopsis: Tickets For Less, one of the fastest growing event distribution companies in North America, has acquired the assets of Just Tix, a boutique ticket broker that specializes in providing premium ticket solutions for the San Francisco Bay area.
buyer: Tickets for Less
Founded in 2004, Tickets For Less is one of the fastest growing event distribution companies in North America and is the leading Midwest ticket marketplace for sports and live entertainment, consistently receiving highly rated reviews from customers. "
target: Just Tix
Founded in 1994, Just Tix is a boutique ticket broker that specializes in providing premium ticket solutions for the San Francisco Bay area events. Additionally, Just Tix offered a corporate and hotel concierge program which has been serving Northern California for decades.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

TodayTix, acquired Goldstar

synopsis: TodayTix Group, a digital ticketing platform for live shows, arts and cultural experiences, has acquired Goldstar, a live events ticketing platform. Goldstar has partnered with more than 5,000 venues in all major U.S. markets. Their platform sells tickets to theater, concerts, and dance, as well as film screenings and sporting events.
buyer: TodayTix
TodayTix is a digital ticketing platform for live shows, arts and cultural experiences. Through its mobile-first, design-focused ticketing platform, TodayTix is the place for audiences to discover, explore and engage with the best entertainment their city has to offer. "
target: Goldstar
Goldstar is a live events ticketing platform. Goldstar has partnered with more than 5,000 venues in all major U.S. markets. Their platform sells tickets to theater, concerts, and dance, as well as film screenings and sporting events.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

CM Telecom, acquired YourTicketProvider

synopsis: Breda, The Netherlands-based CM.com, global provider of Conversational Commerce solutions, is acquiring Yourticketprovider. Yourticketprovider was founded in the Netherlands in 2012 and has sold over 10 million tickets over an 11-year period together with cultural label Get-a-ticket.
buyer: CM Telecom (ENXTAM:CMCOM:$259.55)
Netherlands-based CM connects tens of thousands of companies with millions of consumers via their mobile phone each day. Behind the scenes, from their innovative platform, CM makes sure companies can use these millions of messages, phone calls and payments to become part of people’s lives. "
target: YourTicketProvider
Based in the Netherlands, YourTicketProvider was founded in 2012 and has sold over 10 million tickets over an 11-year period together with cultural label Get-a-ticket. YourTicketProvider sells tickets for major festival organizers such as Loveland events, the Zoo events and Kwaku Summer festivals.
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