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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Pocket Casts

synopsis: Automattic, which runs WordPress.com and recently purchased Tumblr, announced that it’s acquired Pocket Casts, the well-regarded podcast app. Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Pocket Casts
Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience through its free and Pocket Cast Plus tiers.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acast, acquired RadioPublic

synopsis: Acast, a podcast host and ad network, is looking to improve its tech and broaden its reach. The company announced that it’s acquiring RadioPublic with the goal of using RadioPublic’s tech to bring more creators to the Acast platform. RadioPublic provides a podcast app for phones and other tools for podcasters.
buyer: Acast
Acast is the world’s largest podcast company. Acast is a global podcast marketplace that provides premium hosting, distribution and monetization. Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want. "
target: RadioPublic
RadioPublic’s free, easy to use podcast player for Android and iPhone makes listening to podcasts simple, enjoyable, & fun. RadioPublic also provides Podsite, which helps podcasters set up a complimentary website for their show as well as a feature called Affinity Promotions.
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closed 5/3/2018 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired Pocket Casts

synopsis: Four of the top podcast producers – NPR, WNYC Studios, Chicago Public Media (WBEZ Chicago), and This American Life – have acquired Pocket Casts, a leading podcast app. Created by Australian mobile app developer Shifty Jelly, Pocket Casts is one of the highest-rated mobile apps for podcast listening by users on Android, iOS, and the web.
buyer: WNYC
buyer: National Public Radio, Inc.
buyer: This American Life
buyer: Chicago Public Media, Inc.
National Public Radio, Inc. Chicago Public Media, Inc. This American Life and WNYC are top podcast producers on public radio. Chicago Public Media, Inc. is home to WBEZ 91.5FM (WBEZ Chicago). WNYC is the premier producer of on-demand and broadcast audio. "
target: Pocket Casts
Created in 2008 by Australian mobile app developer Shifty Jelly, Pocket Casts is one of the highest-rated mobile apps for podcast listening by users on Android, iOS, the web, Sonos, and other platforms. Pocket Casts has been recognized as "The podcast app every iPhone user needs" (WIRED).
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closed 4/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

GlobalFit, acquired WalkMyMind, Inc.

synopsis: Philadelphia-based health and wellness tech company GlobalFit is moving into the fast-growing mindfulness market with the purchase of WalkMyMind, a wellness company that encourages people to move while listening to educational and thought-provoking Walkcasts.
buyer: GlobalFit
GlobalFit is a Philadelphia-based health and wellness tech company. GlobalFit is known for its employee wellness plans, which connect groups of members to gyms, health coaching, services and reward-based incentives. "
target: WalkMyMind, Inc.
WalkMyMind is a wellness company that encourages people to move while listening to educational and thought-provoking Walkcasts. WalkMyMind provides a platform that fosters walking, learning, listening and community.
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closed 11/1/2019 via PR Newswire

M17 Entertainment Limited, acquired MeMe Live

synopsis: M17 Entertainment, the leading social networking entertainment group in Developed Asia, has acquired MeMe Live, a mobile live streaming platform focused on markets in Asia Pacific. MeMe Live enables anyone to stream and show off their talents. The platform allows streamers to interact with their audience in real time and build a group of followers.
buyer: M17 Entertainment Limited
M17 Entertainment is the leading social networking entertainment group in Developed Asia. M17 offers 17 Media, a live streaming app and social networking platform that enables users around the world to stream live, watch broadcasts online, and engage with each other through a simple app. "
target: MeMe Live
MeMe Live is a mobile live streaming platform focused on markets in Asia Pacific. MeMe Live enables anyone to stream and show off their talents. The platform allows streamers to interact with their audience in real time, build a group of followers, earn money, and more.
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closed 10/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

ClearTax, acquired Dose FM

synopsis: ClearTax, an online tax returns filing platform in India, has acquired Dose FM, a mobile audio streaming platform in India. Dose FM allows users to create and share audio clips and shows across a variety of topics. Dose FM also offers a live audio creation tool that enables creators to interact with their listeners.
buyer: ClearTax
ClearTax is an online tax returns filing platform in India. ClearTax's powerful cloud platform allows people to file tax returns online effortlessly or invest into intelligent tax savings options in minutes. ClearTax also helps CAs and businesses with their filing and GST billing. "
target: Dose FM
Dose FM is a mobile audio streaming platform in India. Dose FM allows users to create and share audio clips and shows across a variety of topics. Dose FM also offers a live audio creation tool that enables creators to interact with their listeners and cohost shows with their friends.
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closed 7/15/2015 via PR Newswire

Pro Gaming League, acquired DK Squad

synopsis: Pro Gaming League (PGL), an eSports organization that brings gamers together to compete and socialize, announced it has acquired DK Squad, a developer of entertainment apps for mobile users including the popular League of Legends Champions App.
buyer: Pro Gaming League
Pro Gaming League (PGL) is the premier video game tournament destination giving millions of aspiring gamers from around the world an opportunity to compete, test their skills and socialize in an online community and live competitions for cash, points and prizes. "
target: DK Squad
DK Squad is a developer of entertainment apps for mobile users including the popular League of Legends Champions App. The app is the most successful Android LoL app with close to 3 million downloads and over 360,000 active users.
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closed 9/16/2014 via BusinessWire

Mobli, acquired Pheed

synopsis: Mobli Media announced that it has acquired content sharing platform, Pheed. Pheed, a mobile social network, has gained five million users with a pioneering concept of content monetization.
buyer: Mobli
Mobli is a photo and video sharing platform that incorporates a unique set of features, enabling its users to take their visual experience to a whole new level. "
target: Pheed
Pheed, a social media platform, enables mobile users to create and share texts, photos, videos, audios, voice notes and live broadcasts.
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closed 10/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Vine

synopsis: Twitter has purchased a small video creation and sharing company based in New York. Vine is a startup founded by former JetSetter employees Dominik Hoffman and Colin Kroll.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: Vine
Vine is a video-sharing startup based in New York. Vine allows users to capture and share video on an iPhone.
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on offer 7/24/2012 via

Excel Corporation, offer to be merged with ShoutOmatic

synopsis: Excel Corporation announced the execution of a non-binding term sheet for the acquisition of ShoutOmatic. ShoutOmatic allows users to record and broadcast audible voice status updates or "Shouts". "Shouts" can then be shared via Twitter and Facebook streams, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr, websites, and blogs.
buyer: Excel Corporation (OTCPK:EXCC:$15.73)
Excel Corporation is a publicly traded licensing, merchandising, and distribution company, focused on bringing national and international brands to the retail marketplace through licensing opportunities. "
target: ShoutOmatic
Founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Norm Levy, ShoutOmatic is an innovative, patent pending social technology that allows users to record and broadcast audible messages, known as "Shouts", to their social networks.
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closed 7/20/2011 via BusinessWire

Exclaim Mobility, Inc., acquired Frame Channel, Inc.

synopsis: Exclaim Mobility, Inc. has acquired content sharing and streaming technology from Frame Channel, Inc. The Frame Channel technology will expand Exclaim’s Snap MyLife platform capabilities, which includes a suite of device and server-based applications for creating, accessing and socializing user-generated and digital rights management content.
buyer: Exclaim Mobility, Inc.
Exclaim Mobility, Inc. develops user-generated content and digital media socialization applications and underlying platform. Its branded applications under the Snap, Snap MyLife, Snap Music, and Snap for TV brands allow consumers to share, manage and safely store photos, videos and music. "
target: Frame Channel, Inc.
FrameChannel is a Web services platform that enables the selection and configuration of content for delivery to a connected screen. Users select their favorite content from various channels and program their devices to feature it.
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closed 4/25/2011 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired IntoNow

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, announced the acquisition of IntoNow. Launched in January 2011, IntoNow has built a platform and companion TV application based on real time indexing of television that deepens the connections between audiences, television content and advertisers.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: IntoNow
IntoNow has built a platform and companion TV application based on real time indexing of television that deepens the connections between audiences, television content and advertisers.
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closed 1/28/2009 via Market Wire

LiveCargo, Inc., acquired CMWare, Inc.

synopsis: Live Cargo Inc., a leading provider of mobile streaming, IPTV, web-based social networking and an infrastructure and data center for storage of user generated content, has acquired CMWare Inc., a mobile marketing technology company.
buyer: LiveCargo, Inc.
LiveCargo provides an, integrated software platform for consumers and corporate users to store, manage, share and collaborate on digital photos and videos, documents, scanned images, music and other user generated content (UGC). "
target: CMWare, Inc.
CMWare develops world class core technology and services that optimize the access and delivery of rich media content over data networks for mobile consumers.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Super League Gaming, acquired Mobcrush

synopsis: Super League Gaming, a global leader in competitive video gaming and esports entertainment for everyday players of all ages, announced the acquisition of Mobcrush, a live streaming technology platform used by hundreds of thousands of gaming influencers.
buyer: Super League Gaming
Super League Gaming is a first mover in providing accessible esports leagues for amateur gamers that take place both online and through in-person gaming arenas. "
target: Mobcrush
Mobcrush is a leading gaming technology platform that empowers gamers and influencers to reach all of their fans simultaneously across live streaming and social media platforms.
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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 2/6/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, acquired Azuki Systems

synopsis: Ericsson announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, Inc., a provider of TV Anywhere delivery platforms for service providers, content owners and broadcasters.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use their network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target: Azuki Systems
Azuki Systems' next-generation TV Anywhere solution combines the power of over-the-top video with the highest quality of user experience, personalization, content protection, scalability and reliability. It also enables multiple monetization options, beyond portals and authentication services.
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closed 11/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., acquired Float Left Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc., a global interactive media company, has acquired Float Left Interactive, an award-winning technology company helping content owners, programmers, and operators transition to digital distribution through stunning TV experiences.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$535.80)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers. "
target: Float Left Interactive, Inc.
Float Left Interactive is an award-winning technology company helping content owners, programmers, and operators transition to digital distribution through stunning TV experiences.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired 60dB

synopsis: Google announced it has acquired short-form podcast app, 60dB. Building a more personal radio, 60dB curates and streams today's best short-form audio stories – news, sports, entertainment, business and technology to consumers all around the world.
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: 60dB
Building a more personal radio, 60dB curates and streams today's best short-form audio stories – news, sports, entertainment, business and technology to consumers all around the world.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Olympusat, acquired Float Left Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: US Latino Spanish-language movie network provider Olympusat has bolstered its over-the-top offerings by acquiring TV everywhere and OTT video app solutions firm Float Left Interactive. Float Left provides TV app solutions and specialises in developing immersive, cross-platform applications with a strong emphasis on personalisation and engagement.
buyer: Olympusat
Olympusat, a division of Olympusat Holdings is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. Through its premium Spanish-language offering, Olympusat engages more than 8 million viewers per day. "
target: Float Left Interactive, Inc.
Float Left provides TV app solutions and specialises in developing immersive, cross-platform applications with a strong emphasis on personalisation and engagement.
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closed 4/18/2011 via Market Wire

SunGame Corporation, merged with Freevi Corporation

synopsis: Social game developer SunGame Corp. has merged with Nevada-based Freevi Corporation. Freevi is a rich-media platform revolving around its core product the "Freevi Flightdeck,"™ a powerful graphical end user interface that allows users to consume video and audio content, network with other Freevi users, etc.
buyer: SunGame Corporation (SGMZ:$0.00)
SunGame Corporation is a Social Gaming and Social Media provider. Its offering includes Customized Social Games, Virtual Worlds, Virtual eWallets, Cross Platform solutions and Social Network Branding. "
target: Freevi Corporation
Freevi is a rich-media platform revolving around its core product the "Freevi Flightdeck"™, a powerful graphical end user interface that allows users to consume video and audio content, network with other Freevi users, engage in e-commerce transactions, and access games and other applications.
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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Pocket Casts

synopsis: Automattic, which runs WordPress.com and recently purchased Tumblr, announced that it’s acquired Pocket Casts, the well-regarded podcast app. Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Pocket Casts
Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience through its free and Pocket Cast Plus tiers.
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closed 5/3/2018 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired Pocket Casts

synopsis: Four of the top podcast producers – NPR, WNYC Studios, Chicago Public Media (WBEZ Chicago), and This American Life – have acquired Pocket Casts, a leading podcast app. Created by Australian mobile app developer Shifty Jelly, Pocket Casts is one of the highest-rated mobile apps for podcast listening by users on Android, iOS, and the web.
buyer: WNYC
buyer: National Public Radio, Inc.
buyer: This American Life
buyer: Chicago Public Media, Inc.
National Public Radio, Inc. Chicago Public Media, Inc. This American Life and WNYC are top podcast producers on public radio. Chicago Public Media, Inc. is home to WBEZ 91.5FM (WBEZ Chicago). WNYC is the premier producer of on-demand and broadcast audio. "
target: Pocket Casts
Created in 2008 by Australian mobile app developer Shifty Jelly, Pocket Casts is one of the highest-rated mobile apps for podcast listening by users on Android, iOS, the web, Sonos, and other platforms. Pocket Casts has been recognized as "The podcast app every iPhone user needs" (WIRED).
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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Pocket Casts

synopsis: Automattic, which runs WordPress.com and recently purchased Tumblr, announced that it’s acquired Pocket Casts, the well-regarded podcast app. Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Pocket Casts
Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience through its free and Pocket Cast Plus tiers.
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closed 6/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Day One

synopsis: Automattic is expanding its lineup of online writing platforms with its acquisition of Day One, a popular journaling app for Mac and Apple mobile devices. The app has been downloaded more than 15 million times since its March 2011 launch on the Mac and iTunes App Store, offering users a private place to share their thoughts.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Day One
Day One is a journaling app for the iPhone, iPad and Mac. From once-in-a-lifetime events to everyday moments, Day One’s elegant interface makes journaling life a simple pleasure. Day One offers end-to-end encryption for all journal entries, which can include text, media and even audio recordings.
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closed 2/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

WordPress VIP, acquired Parse.ly

synopsis: WordPress VIP (WPVIP), an enterprise-focused content management platform, has acquired Parse.ly, an engagement analytics platform for online publishers. Parse.ly provides creators with an easy way to visualize the performance of their content. Their platform offers content insights that help publishers to better engage with their audience.
buyer parent: Automattic Inc.
buyer: WordPress VIP
WordPress VIP (WPVIP) is an enterprise-focused content management platform. WPVIP empowers marketers to create beautiful branded experiences. Their editorial and design tools make it easy to deliver a consistent customer experience across every channel. "
target: Parse.ly
Parse.ly is an engagement analytics platform for online publishers. Parse.ly provides creators with an easy way to visualize the performance of their content. Their platform offers content insights that help publishers to increase readership and better engage with their audience.
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired MailPoet

synopsis: Automattic has acquired MailPoet, a popular email marketing solution for WordPress. The plugin is used by more than 300,000 websites for everything from building a mailing list to managing transaction and abandoned cart emails.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: MailPoet
MailPoet is a popular email marketing solution for WordPress. The plugin is used by more than 300,000 websites for everything from building a mailing list to managing transaction and abandoned cart emails.
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closed 8/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Automattic Inc., acquired Zero BS CRM

synopsis: Automattic Inc., the company that wants to make the web a better place with products like WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads, has acquired Zero BS CRM, UK's WordPress–based CRM plugin that provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with a no-nonsense contact-management system delivered through the WordPress platform.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Zero BS CRM
Headquartered in London, Zero BS CRM is a WordPress–based CRM plugin. It provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with a no-nonsense contact-management system delivered through the WordPress platform.
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announced 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., will acquire Tumblr, Inc.

synopsis: Verizon has agreed to sell Tumblr to WordPress owner Automattic Inc. Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007. Tumblr is a free service that hosts millions of blogs where users can upload photos, music and art.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target parent: Verizon Communications
target: Tumblr, Inc.
Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007. Tumblr is a free service that hosts millions of blogs where users can upload photos, music and art.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Automattic Inc., acquired Prospress

synopsis: Automattic, the publishing parent company of WooCommerce and WordPress.com, has acquired Prospress, a company that builds flagship extensions and is behind WooCommerce Subscriptions, a recurring payment solution that was developed independently and listed on the official WooCommerce Marketplace.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Prospress
Prospress builds flagship extensions to help businesses sell subscriptions. Their extension WooCommerce Subscriptions helps companies sell their products and grow their sales, in any industry. In addition, they provide open-source software that helps businesses customize their websites.
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closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Automattic Inc., acquired Atavist

synopsis: Automattic announced it has acquired Atavist, the groundbreaking publishing platform and magazine founded in 2011. Atavist will integrate its storytelling-focused features into WordPress and transition its customer base to the world's most popular web publishing platform.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Atavist
Atavist is the groundbreaking publishing platform and magazine. Atavist’s proprietary content management system platform, with free and paid tiers, give independent publishers tools to create content and make money from it. The Atavist Magazine publishes long-form journalism every month.
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closed 5/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired WooCommerce

synopsis: Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, has acquired WooCommerce, an e-commerce tools company. WooCommerce by WooThemes helps WordPress publishers sell products, via a software plugin that turns sites into online stores, and competes with the likes of Shopify and Bigcommerce.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic Inc. provides blogging services for customers around the world. They are the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. "
target: WooCommerce
WooCommerce by WooThemes helps WordPress publishers sell products, via a software plugin that turns sites into online stores. WooThemes designs and develops cutting-edge commercial themes & plugins for WordPress.
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closed 8/26/2014 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired BruteProtect

synopsis: Automattic, the company behind both WordPress.com and the open-source WordPress project, announced that it has acquired BruteProtect, a security and management tool for WordPress. BruteProtect is a cloud-powered Brute Force attack prevention plugin.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. They also make Jetpack for WordPress, which bundles a number of social improvements to the WordPress core software as a single plugin. "
target: BruteProtect
BruteProtect is a cloud-powered Brute Force attack prevention plugin. They leverage the millions of WordPress sites to identify and block malicious IPs. BruteProtect tracks failed login attempts across all installed users of the plugin.
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closed 4/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Automattic Inc., acquired Longreads

synopsis: Longreads has announced that they have been acquired by Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. Longreads is dedicated to helping people find and share the best storytelling in the world, including both nonfiction and fiction.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. They also make Jetpack for WordPress, which bundles a number of social improvements to the WordPress core software as a single plugin. "
target: Longreads
Longreads, founded in 2009, is dedicated to helping people find and share the best storytelling in the world, including both nonfiction and fiction. Longreads features stories from hundreds of the best writers and publishers on the web, as well as exclusive stories never before published online.
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closed 9/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Cloudup

synopsis: Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com, has acquired file-sharing service Cloudup, an offshoot of ed-tech company LearnBoost. Cloudup is a fast sharing platform that allows to drag and drop images easily, share to social media, auto-upload screenshots, and instantly share videos.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. They also make Jetpack for WordPress, which bundles a number of social improvements to the WordPress core software as a single plugin. "
target: Cloudup
Cloudup, whose beta had come out in June 2013, is designed to make file sharing as simple as humans can imagine. Cloudup is a fast sharing platform that allows to drag and drop images easily, share to social media, auto-upload screenshots, and instantly share videos.
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closed 7/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Automattic Inc., acquired Lean Domain Search

synopsis: Lean Domain Search announced that the tool was acquired by WordPress.com parent company Automattic. Lean Domain Search helps people find a domain name for their website by pairing their search term with thousands of other keywords commonly found in domain names and instantly showing them which are still available to register.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. They also make Jetpack for WordPress, which bundles a number of social improvements to the WordPress core software as a single plugin. "
target: Lean Domain Search
Lean Domain Search helps people find a domain name for their website by pairing their search term with thousands of other keywords commonly found in domain names and instantly showing them which are still available to register.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/24/2013 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Simperium, Inc.

synopsis: WordPress.com parent company Automattic has acquired Simperium, the startup that runs a data syncing platform and is also well-known for Simplenote, the personal note-keeping app that’s been described as “a lightweight version of Evernote.”
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic, Inc. is a web development corporation founded in August 2005. It is most notable for WordPress (open source blogging software) and WordPress.com "
target: Simperium, Inc.
Simperium, Inc. provides a service for developers to move data across devices, people, and applications. Its hosted service manages persistence, security, conflicts, scaling, versioning, and backups. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Code Garage

synopsis: CodeGarage has been acquired by Automattic. Code Garage is an online security company that provides wordpress backup service, and disaster recovery solutions.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic, Inc. is a web development corporation founded in August 2005. It is most notable for WordPress (open source blogging software) and WordPress.com "
target: Code Garage
Code Garage is an online security company that provides wordpress backup service, and disaster recovery solutions.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Automattic Inc., acquired Pocket Casts

synopsis: Automattic, which runs WordPress.com and recently purchased Tumblr, announced that it’s acquired Pocket Casts, the well-regarded podcast app. Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic wants to make the web a better place. They're the company behind products including WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, and Longreads. Their common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it. "
target: Pocket Casts
Built by podcast listeners, for podcast listeners, Pocket Casts is a critically acclaimed, beautifully designed app that’s on a mission to create the world’s greatest podcasting experience through its free and Pocket Cast Plus tiers.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/23/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

FullContact, acquired Brewster

synopsis: FullContact, provider of the most powerful contact management platform for professionals and enterprises, announced that it has acquired competitor Brewster, the contact management service launched with much fanfare in 2012.
buyer: FullContact
FullContact is the most powerful fully-connected contact management platform for professionals and enterprises who need to master their contacts. FullContact's cross-platform suite of Apps and APIs enhance contacts with insights, while keeping them organized, synchronized, up to date, and safe. "
target: Brewster
Brewster is a complete and always up-to-date address book that syncs all of a user's contacts from Facebook, LinkedIn, Gmail, and more so users have access to them anywhere: from their iPhone, Android, Mac, or the web.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Rock Content, acquired ScribbleLive

synopsis: Rock Content, a Brazilian company that developed the first content marketplace that provides innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, and on-demand talent, has acquired ScribbleLive, a Canadian content cloud provider that helps companies plan, create, distribute and measure their content.
buyer: Rock Content
Headquartered in Brazil, Rock Content developed the first content marketplace that provides innovative content marketing solutions, creative services, and on-demand talent. Rock maintains a talent network of creative professionals who create growth opportunities for its customers worldwide. "
target: ScribbleLive
Headquartered in Canada, ScribbleLive is the is the world’s most comprehensive content cloud provider. ScribbleLive’s cloud helps companies plan, create, distribute and measure their content, powered by data science to deliver highly effective content.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Webedia SAS, acquired OverBlog

synopsis: Long-standing blogging platform OverBlog has been acquired by Webedia, a French online media company. OverBlog gives bloggers a platform for their unique and wildly diverse blogs. The company offers bloggers the option to display ads on their blogs. They then share any revenues from these ads with the bloggers.
buyer parent: Fimalac SA
buyer: Webedia SAS
Webedia SAS operates as a website publisher. It is the 10th largest French media company on the internet. It hosts a number of websites such as PurePeople, PureTrend, Purefans, Shopoon, Dailyconso, and Onlydesign. "
target: OverBlog
OverBlog gives bloggers a platform for their unique and wildly diverse blogs. OverBlog offers bloggers the option to display ads on their blogs. They then share any revenues from these ads with the bloggers.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Benchmark Email, acquired Contacts+

synopsis: Benchmark Email, a leading software as a service provider of sales and marketing solutions for SMBs, announces that it acquired Contacts+, a subsidiary of Denver-based FullContact. Contacts+ is a leading contact management app with millions of users located around the world.
buyer: Benchmark Email
Benchmark Email is a sales and marketing platform on a global mission to help businesses everywhere ignite relationships with their customers. Grow subscriber lists and send compelling emails with easy-to-use email marketing software, including forms and landing pages. "
target parent: FullContact
target: Contacts+
Contacts+ is a leading contact management app with millions of users located around the world. Contacts+ has apps for desktop and mobile that allows professionals, teams and small businesses to store and sync contacts across devices, scan business cards and clean contact data.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2018 via Company Press Release

FullContact, acquired Contacts+

synopsis: Contact management industry leader FullContact announced the acquisition of Contacts+, a leading contact management app with millions of users located around the world. Contacts+ is an all-in-one contacts, dialer, sms and call log app that makes it easy to connect with friends and block unwanted people, telemarketers and spam via caller ID & block.
buyer: FullContact
FullContact is the most powerful fully-connected contact management platform for professionals and enterprises who need to master their contacts. FullContact’s cross-platform suite of Apps and APIs enhance contacts with 360° insights, while keeping them organized, in-sync, up-to-date, and safe. "
target: Contacts+
Contacts+ is a leading contact management app with millions of users located around the world. Contacts+ is a true all-in-one contacts, dialer, sms and call log app that makes it easy to connect with friends and block unwanted people, telemarketers and spam via caller ID & block.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Open Text Corporation, acquired Hightail Inc.

synopsis: OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management, announced that it has acquired Hightail, Inc., formerly known as YouSendIt, a leading cloud service for file sharing and creative collaboration with approximately 5.5 million customers globally spanning enterprise accounts, paid subscribers, and individual consumers.
buyer: Open Text Corporation (OTEX:$2,934.81)
OpenText enables organizations to gain insight through market leading information management solutions, on-premises or in the cloud. They are committed to delivering differentiated content solutions in the cloud that enable marketers to produce and securely collaborate on digital content. "
target: Hightail Inc.
Hightail is a leading cloud service for file sharing and creative collaboration with approximately 5.5 million customers globally spanning enterprise accounts, paid subscribers, and individual consumers. Hightail has made the cloud a workspace that enables seamless collaboration on visual projects.
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announced 9/22/2010 via BusinessWire

VideoEgg, Inc., will acquire Six Apart, Ltd.

synopsis: VideoEgg, the brand engagement pioneer, announced it has agreed to acquire Six Apart, the leader in conversational media, to form SAY Media, a modern media company. SAY Media brings together influential voices and their communities to enable advertisers to reach a global audience of 345 million.
buyer: VideoEgg, Inc.
VideoEgg offers web-based video publishing solutions which make it easy to for internet users to encode, upload, host and watch video. Its flagship product, the VideoEgg Publisher, is a small website plug-in that makes it easy for end-users to capture, edit, encode, and post digital video online. "
target: Six Apart, Ltd.
Six Apart has been at the heart of the blogging and social media revolution since 2001, powering many of the world's most influential websites and communities with its world renowned blogging services TypePad and Movable Type.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/3/2014 via PR Newswire

LivePerson, Inc., will acquire synchronite GmbH

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc., a leading provider of live digital engagement solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Germany-based startup, Synchronite LLC, a leading provider of co-browsing technology. With synchronite users can share what they currently see in the browser with their peers.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$396.42)
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices. "
target: synchronite GmbH
synchronite is a new software application that revolutionizes the way users interact on the Web every day. With synchronite users can share what they currently see in the browser with their peers. All user actions are displayed in the other linked browsers—instantly and in real-time.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/27/2017 via BusinessWire

Mozilla Corporation, acquired Pocket

synopsis: The Mozilla Corporation has completed the acquisition of Read It Later, Inc. the developers of Pocket. Pocket is the world's leading save-for-later service, helping people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment.
buyer: Mozilla Corporation
Mozilla has been a pioneer and advocate for the open web for more than 15 years. They promote open standards that enable innovation and advance the Web as a platform for all. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide use Mozilla Firefox to experience the Web on computers, tablets and mobile devices. "
target: Pocket
Pocket, made by Read It Later, Inc., is the world's leading save-for-later service. Pocket helps people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web for later enjoyment. Once saved to Pocket, content is visible on any device.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Kindful, acquired Populr

synopsis: Kindful, a cloud-based donor management and fundraising solution, has acquired Populr. Populr is the easiest way to create and share single web pages that are richer than an email, but faster than a website. From sales proposals to internal memos, it can be used to communicate more effectively within organizations.
buyer: Kindful
Kindful is a cloud-based donor management and fundraising solution designed to help nonprofit organizations maximize their potential. Kindful helps organizations increase fundraising effectiveness through an intuitive CRM system, integrated online fundraising tools and in-depth donor analytics. "
target: Populr
Populr is the easiest way to create and share single web pages that are richer than an email, but faster than a website. From sales proposals to internal memos, Populr can be used to communicate more effectively within organizations.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Influitive, acquired Engagio

synopsis: Influitive, the advocate marketing experts, announced that it has acquired Engagio – a social web platform for searching, discovering and following social conversations. Influitive will integrate Engagio's innovative suite of social technologies into AdvocateHub, its popular advocate marketing platform.
buyer: Influitive
Influitive helps companies manage and mobilize their advocates, fans and evangelists, driving more of the references, referral leads, success stories and social media interaction that is so crucial in today's social buying era. "
target: Engagio
Engagio's platform allows users to manage, follow, search and discover Web conversations on the most popular social networks and online commenting platforms from standards like LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter to Disqus, Foursquare, YouTube, Wordpress, StackExchange, AngelList and StockTwits.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/13/2009 via PR Newswire

Viadeo S.A., acquired UNYK, Inc.

synopsis: Viadeo, one of the world's largest business social networks, announced that it has acquired Canadian-based UNYK, Inc. The acquisition includes UNYK's membership of 16 million users, which is growing at a rate of 600,000 new members each month, a smart address book product and industry leading contact synchronization technology.
buyer: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is an essential tool used by those who want to increase their business opportunities (to discover new clients, staff and business partners), enhance their visibility and their online reputation, and manage and develop their network of professional contacts. "
target: UNYK, Inc.
Launched in September 2005, UNYK is a free online contact management service available in six different languages, and with more than 16 million members. With over ten years of experience on the Web, the UNYK team has acquired substantial expertise in the virtual community and social network sector.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Return Path, Inc., acquired Motley Bunch Inc

synopsis: Return Path announced the acquisition of Motley Bunch Inc., developer of technology to parse unstructured email data, to support the company’s continued investment in its capacity to analyze consumer shopping behavior and commercial relationships. Motley Bunch transforms anonymized transactional email data into behavioral and trend insight.
buyer: Return Path, Inc.
Return Path analyzes data about email and uses that data to power products that ensure that only emails people want and expect reach the inbox. They help businesses build better relationships with their customers and improve their email ROI. "
target: Motley Bunch Inc
Motley*bunch utilizes and develops technology to extract all shopping related information (product purchases, services, airline tickets, hotels, event tickets, payments) from email inboxes at scale. Users are able to organize, view and share purchases.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/24/2017 via PR Newswire

123RF, acquired Pixlr

synopsis: 123RF has acquired Pixlr, one of the world's most widely used cloud and mobile photo editors from Autodesk, Inc. Founded in 2008, Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image tools and utilities such as photo editing tool Pixlr Editor, Pixlr Express, Pixlr iOS/Android App and Pixlr-O-Matic.
buyer parent: Inmagine Group
buyer: 123RF
123RF is one of the largest royalty-free digital stock agency. As part of the Inmagine Group, 123RF has helped a wide clientele of individuals and businesses from more than 40 locations worldwide tell their stories using creative imagery, sounds and motion contributed by talents around the world. "
target parent: Autodesk, Inc.
target: Pixlr
Pixlr offers a suite of cloud-based image editing tools and utilities (web and mobile) such as Pixlr Editor, Pixlr-O-Matic and Pixlr Express. Pixlr's tools are built to enable non-professionals and professionals alike to create, edit, and share images online via social networking services.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/17/2014 via BusinessWire

Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc., will acquire OrgSpan

synopsis: Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global provider of software and services designed to improve the customer experience, has entered into a letter of intent to acquire OrgSpan Inc., a privately held company that offers cloud-based enterprise social communications solutions.
buyer: Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc. (ININ:$426.17)
Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. is a global provider of software and services designed to improve the customer experience.The company’s customers worldwide have benefited from its cloud and on-premises solutions for contact center, unified communications, and business process automation. "
target: OrgSpan
OrgSpan Inc. develops cloud-based enterprise social communications solutions. Its solutions include OrgSpan Select, which enables customers to search and view agent social profiles by skill-set, years of experience, wait time, etc.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Pixlr

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Pixlr, a popular free online and social image creating, collecting, editing and sharing service. The Pixlr service provides accessible tools for non-professionals to create, edit, and share images online and socially via platforms like Facebook.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,790.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. "
target: Pixlr
Pixlr is a popular free online and social image creating, collecting, editing and sharing service.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/11/2015 via PR Web

Start.me, acquired Favoor.com

synopsis: Start.me, a web-based personalizable start page, announced it has acquired Favoor.com, a cloud-based bookmarking website with over 160,000 registered users. Favoor.com provides an integrated bookmark manager, support for RSS feeds and note taking capabilities.
buyer: Start.me
Start.me has developed a web-based personalizable start page. Since its launch in 2014, start.me has attracted over 125,000 registered users, including a large number of former iGoogle users. start.me also provides dedicated solutions to educational organizations and businesses. "
target: Favoor.com
Favoor was released in 2005 by Cem Bozok and Murat Polat. The personal start page service, with over 160,000 registered users, provides an integrated bookmark manager, support for RSS feeds and note taking capabilities.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2007 via BusinessWire

Inmedius Inc., acquired LogPerspective Inc.

synopsis: Inmedius, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of LogPerspective’s DITA Storm, a full-featured DITA editing tool that enables authors to easily create DITA-compliant content in WYSIWYG mode regardless of their DITA XML knowledge. The editing environment is 100% browser-based, requiring no timely or costly client installations.
buyer: Inmedius Inc.
Inmedius is a global leader in delivering performance-oriented applications that capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets. Integrating those information assets within business processes, using state-of-the-art workflow and collaborative techniques, is an Inmedius hallmark. "
target: LogPerspective Inc.
LogPerspective is the producer of DITA Storm, a web-based editor for DITA XML format. It is entirely implemented in JavaScript making it easily embeddable in any web application. No browser plugin installation or server side script deployment is required.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2006 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Upstartle

synopsis: Google Inc. has bought Upstartle, the maker of Writely, an online word processing program that gives the online search engine leader another potential weapon in its escalating battle with Microsoft Corp.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Upstartle
Upstartle is the maker of Writely, The Web Word Processor, that allows users to store, edit and publish documents online -- privately, in collaboration with specific people, or publicly on the Internet.
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Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Offers, Inc. {duplicate}
Monster Arts is a Daily Deal analytics provider and aggregator, collecting daily deals from multiple sites in local communities across the U.S. and Canada. The company collects and publishes thousands of daily deals and allows consumers to organize these deals by geography or product categories.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: DGLP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive, Inc.
DigitalPost Interactive is a SaaS (Software as a Service) and application provider that delivers B2B and B2C digital media-sharing solutions that are both easy to offer and easy to use.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
6
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Ticker: WORK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack Technologies, Inc
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$902.61
EBITDA ($mm)
($253.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($281.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2545
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Ticker: WIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com Ltd
Wix.com is a leading cloud-based web development platform with more than 98 million registered users worldwide. Wix was founded on the belief that the Internet should be accessible to everyone to develop, create and contribute.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,076.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($227.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($244.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3869
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Ticker: ATVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies,Inc.
ActiveCore Technologies, Inc., operates a group of subsidiaries and divisions in the U.S., and Canada that offer a Smart Enterprise Suite of products and services. Our products encompass web portals, enterprise middleware, mobile data access, data management and system migration applications.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$7.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.81
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ACTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution – the vertical wave – by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$118.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.53)
Net Income ($mm)
$80.62
Employees
682
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: TSX:MDF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$60.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
600
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Ticker: TSXV:FSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl Technologies Inc.
Fireswirl helps major international and local Chinese companies to strategically expand their market and provides an integrated technology and service platform for their e-commerce sales in China.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$37.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:LFER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth, Inc.
Life on Earth is a cloud enterprise software developer. Life on Earth's mission is to rapidly grow their cloud based software and technology solutions to enable secure, smart, compliant and maintainable enterprise business solutions. The company focuses on fast emerging technologies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: IRYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc.
iTrackr Systems, Inc. is an e-commerce software and services company that engages in the development, marketing, and commercialization of an online product and inventory search application for retailers and consumers.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:MTL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manalto Limited
Manalto is a cloud-based social media management software that enables enterprises to efficiently manage their social media presence across multiple social platforms, at scale, with alignment to their structure. It delivers controls to support brand and risk management across social media.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.85)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:SRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot, Inc.
ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content marketing. It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BOX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Inc.
Box Inc.
Box provides a secure, scalable content-sharing platform. Box's flexible content management solution lets users access and share content from anywhere, on any device – while providing IT visibility into how content moves within their organizations and beyond.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$755.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.06
EBIT ($mm)
($62.95)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2046
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Ticker: TSE:3659
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEXON Co., Ltd.
NEXON Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, NEXON Co. is a global leader in online games, with more than 100 live games operated across more than 190 countries. Nexon pioneered micro-transactions and the free-to-play business model, and is widely credited with unmatched global expertise in sophisticated live game operations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,372.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,035.14
EBIT ($mm)
$970.78
Net Income ($mm)
$1,059.35
Employees
6441
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263750
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss
Pearl Abyss is the Korean studio behind the hit PC MMORPG Black Desert Online, which was named MMORPG of the Year in 2016. Since the company's founding in 2010, it has successfully launched its game in South Korea, Japan, Russia, North/South America, Europe, Taiwan, and 100 other countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$434.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$159.14
EBIT ($mm)
$139.64
Net Income ($mm)
$89.72
Employees
953
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