Like CloudKnox Security, Inc.

closed 7/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CloudKnox Security, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired CloudKnox Security, a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). CloudKnox helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: CloudKnox Security, Inc.
CloudKnox Security is the only cloud security platform built from the ground-up to support the monitoring and management of identities, actions and resources across hybrid and multi-cloud environments using patented Activity-based Authorization technology.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired Fortress Identity

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired Fortress Identity, a pioneering provider of digital ID verification and biometric authentication.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target: Fortress Identity
Fortress Identity is an intelligent biometrics platform that replaces passwords with secure multimodal and multi-factor identification, using an individual’s unique human biometrics for secure identity authentication.
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Unbound Security

synopsis: Coinbase has acquired Israeli-based Unbound Security. Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Unbound Security
Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
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closed 11/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sift, acquired Keyless Technologies

synopsis: Sift has acquired Keyless, a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ authentication technology eliminates account takeover fraud due to weak or stolen passwords, phishing, and credential reuse, while allowing users to log into websites and apps simply by looking into their device’s camera.
buyer: Sift
Sift is the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, empowering companies of all sizes to unlock revenue without risk. Sift prevents fraud with industry-leading technology and expertise, an unrivaled global data network, and a commitment to building long-term partnerships with their customers. "
target: Keyless Technologies
Keyless is a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ authentication technology eliminates account takeover fraud due to weak or stolen passwords, phishing, and credential reuse, while allowing users to log into websites and apps simply by looking into their device’s camera.
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

SecureAuth Corporation, acquired Acceptto Corporation

synopsis: SecureAuth, a leader in next generation identity and access management for the Global 2000, has acquired Acceptto, a cybersecurity company challenging the norms of identity access. Acceptto offers AI-powered passwordless authentication technology that tracks user behavior and device posture to infer whether a user is a threat.
buyer: SecureAuth Corporation
SecureAuth is an identity security company that enables the most secure and flexible authentication experience for employees, partners and customers. SecureAuth manages and protects access to applications, systems, and data at scale, anywhere in the world. "
target: Acceptto Corporation
Acceptto is a cybersecurity company challenging the norms of identity access. Acceptto offers AI-powered passwordless authentication technology that tracks user behavior and device posture to infer whether a user is a threat before authentication, during authentication, and post-authorization.
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$8
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Sontiq

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Sontiq, a leader in digital identity protection and security. Sontiq provides solutions to empower consumers and businesses to proactively protect against identity theft and cyber threats, including identity monitoring, restoration, and response products and services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services.
price ($mm)
$638
rev ($mm)
$85
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announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, will acquire WebSecure Technologies Australia

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia is to acquire Sydney-based information security and risk management provider WebSecure Technologies Australia. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia is part of a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, HR, deals and forensics. "
target: WebSecure Technologies Australia
WebSecure Technologies is a Sydney-based information security and risk management provider. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
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closed 10/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

One Identity, acquired OneLogin

synopsis: One Identity, a leader in unified identity security, has acquired OneLogin, the number one value-leader in Identity and Access Management. Their Trusted Experience Platform™ provides everything you need to secure your workforce, customers, and partners at a price that works with your budget.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: One Identity
One Identity, a Quest Software business, helps organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right. They have a unique portfolio of offerings including identity governance, access management, privileged management, and identity as a service. "
target: OneLogin
OneLogin is the number one value-leader in Identity and Access Management. Their Trusted Experience Platform™ provides everything you need to secure your workforce, customers, and partners at a price that works with your budget.
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closed 7/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Imprivata, Inc., acquired Xton Technologies LLC

synopsis: Imprivata, the digital identity company for healthcare, has acquired Xton Technologies, an innovative provider of privileged access management solutions. Their enterprise grade Xton Access Manager (XTAM) for Privileged Access Management is built to protect against malicious or accidental access from both within and beyond your firewall.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Imprivata, Inc. (IMPR:$131.14)
Imprivata is a digital identity company for healthcare that provides identity, authentication, and access management solutions that are purpose-built to solve healthcare’s unique and complex workflow, security, and compliance challenges. "
target: Xton Technologies LLC
Xton Technologies is an innovative provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions. Their enterprise grade Xton Access Manager (XTAM) for Privileged Access Management is built to protect against malicious or accidental access from both within and beyond your firewall.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Electronic iDentification

synopsis: Signicat, a pan-European digital identity company, has acquired Electronic IDentification (eID), the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target: Electronic iDentification
Electronic IDentification (eID) is the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
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announced 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Idnow, will acquire ARIADNEXT

synopsis: IDnow, a German-based leader in identity verification-as-a-service solutions, has agreed to acquire ARIADNEXT, a French company specializing in remote identity verification and digital identity creation.
buyer: Idnow
IDnow is an identity Verification-as-a-Service provider based in Germany. IDnow provides a broad portfolio of identity verification solutions, ranging from automated to human-assisted, from purely online to point-of-sale – each of them optimized for user conversion rates and security. "
target: ARIADNEXT
ARIADNEXT is a European leader in the digital identification industry. By providing fully automated solutions based on Artificial Intelligence, ARIADNEXT offers companies and governments the ability to instantly build trusting relationships with their consumers and citizens.
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closed 5/5/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Acuant, acquired Hello Soda

synopsis: Acuant, the global trusted identity platform for fraud prevention and AML compliance, announced the completion of the acquisition of Hello Soda, an innovative and global provider of identity verification, KYC (know your customers) and AML (anti money laundering) solutions.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Acuant
Acuant provides seamless identity verification to build business with valid customers. The Acuant Trusted Identity Platform is powered by AI for the highest speed and accuracy rates. Omnichannel products provide superior customer experiences that allow businesses to establish trust. "
target: Hello Soda
Hello Soda is an innovative and global provider of identity verification, KYC (know your customers) and AML (anti money laundering) solutions. With headquarters in the UK, they provide unique solutions for clients across more than 172 countries to onboard customers in seconds.
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announced 4/15/2021 via Company Press Release

PrimeKey Solutions AB will be merged with Keyfactor,

synopsis: Keyfactor® and PrimeKey® announced their intent to merge under the Keyfactor brand while committing to increased investments across all product lines. Keyfactor is the pioneer of PKI (public-key infrastructure) as-a-Service, and the recognized leader in certificate lifecycle automation and crypto-agility solutions.
buyer: Keyfactor
Keyfactor is the leader in cloud-first PKI-as-a-Service and crypto-agility solutions. Its Crypto-Agility Platform™ empowers security teams to seamlessly orchestrate every key and certificate across their entire enterprise. "
target: PrimeKey Solutions AB
PrimeKey is one of the world’s leading PKI (public-key infrastructure) and signing solutions providers and has developed several innovative products, including EJBCA® Enterprise, SignServer Enterprise, PKI Appliance, PrimeKey SEE and Identity Authority Manager.
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closed 3/18/2021 via BNC Analysis

Trust Stamp, acquired PixelPin

synopsis: Trust Stamp, a global provider of AI-powered identity services for use in multiple sectors, has acquired PixelPin, an authentication solutions provider in the UK. PixelPin offers an image-based authentication solution that provides a secure and personal way to log into online accounts.
buyer: Trust Stamp (OTCQX: IDAI:$0.00)
Trust Stamp is a global provider of AI-powered identity services. Trust Stamp's technology empowers organisations with biometric identity solutions that reduces fraud, protects personal data privacy, and increases operational efficiency. "
target: PixelPin
PixelPin is an authentication solutions provider in the UK. PixelPin offers an image-based authentication solution that provides a secure way to log into online accounts. Their cloud solution uses a picture and 4 points in a sequence to provide a simple but fraud-resistant authentication process.
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announced 3/4/2021 via Company Press Release

Okta, will acquire Auth0

synopsis: Okta, Inc., the leading independent identity provider, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auth0, a cloud service that provides a set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables single sign-on and user management for any application, API or IoT device. It's modern identity infrastructure, built for developers.
buyer: Okta (OKTA:$835.42)
Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences. "
target: Auth0
Auth0 is a cloud service that provides a set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables single sign-on and user management for any application, API or IoT device. It's modern identity infrastructure, built for developers.
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closed 1/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

TPG Capital, acquired Centrify Corporation

synopsis: Private equity firm TPG Capital has acquired privileged access management (PAM) software company Centrify from Thoma Bravo. Centrify empowers least privilege access for human and machine identities based on verifying who is requesting access
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in 1992 with approximately $83 billion of assets under management and offices in Austin, Beijing, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore, and Washington, DC. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Centrify Corporation
Centrify is a leading provider of modern privileged access management (PAM) solutions. Centrify empowers least privilege access for human and machine identities based on verifying who is requesting access, the context of the request, and the risk of the access environment.
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announced 1/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Equifax, Inc., will acquire Kount Inc

synopsis: Equifax, a global information solutions company, will acquire Kount Inc. from CVC Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Luxembourg. Kount is a provider of AI-driven fraud prevention and digital identity solutions. Kount's Identity Trust Global Network delivers real-time fraud prevention and account protection for over 9,000 leading brands.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. "
target parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: Kount Inc
Kount is a provider of AI-driven fraud prevention and digital identity solutions. Kount's Identity Trust Global Network delivers real-time fraud prevention and account protection and enables personalized customer experiences for more than 9,000 leading brands and payment providers.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Converge Technology Solutions, acquired Vivvo

synopsis: Converge Technology Solutions Corp., a Canadian IT solutions provider, has acquired Vivvo Application Studios Ltd., a Canadian provider of identity and access management solutions. Vivvo offers an identity-management-as-a-service (IDMAAS) platform that provides solutions for authentication, identity & trust proofing, access management and more.
buyer: Converge Technology Solutions (TSXV:CTS:$1,040.77)
Canada-based Converge Technology Solutions is an IT Solution Provider that delivers industry-leading solutions and services. Converge's regional sales and services organizations deliver advanced analytics, cloud, cybersecurity, and managed services offerings to clients across various industries. "
target: Vivvo
Vivvo is a Canadian provider of identity and access management solutions. Vivvo offers an identity-management-as-a-service (IDMAAS) platform that enables and accelerates digital transformation. Their platform provides solutions for authentication, identity proofing, access management and more.
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$3.15
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closed 10/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., acquired Resilient Trust Network

synopsis: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., a leading data security and privacy software company, has acquired the intellectual property rights and assets of Resilient Network Systems, a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations.
buyer: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK:ATDS:$1.90)
Data443 is an industry leader in the data security and privacy business. The company provides software and services to enable secure data across local devices, network, cloud, and databases, at rest and in flight, to provide user-enabled, governance-enabled, up-to-date security for every data point."
target: Resilient Trust Network
Resilient Network Systems'​ Resilient Access™ is a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations. Their policy workflow engine discovers, organizes and resolves the information required to provide the context to make smarter access decisions.
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announced 6/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

BIO-key International, Inc., will acquire PortalGuard

synopsis: BIO-key International, Inc., an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for enterprise authentication, will acquire PortalGuard, an enterprise multi-factor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO) platform. PortalGuard helps organizations of any size better secure access to information and applications.
buyer: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$2.24)
BIO-key International, Inc. is an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for enterprise authentication. BIO-key’s software and hardware finger scanning solutions offer secure, user-friendly and attractively priced alternatives to passwords, PINs, tokens and security cards. "
target: PortalGuard
PortalGuard is an enterprise multi-factor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO) platform. PortalGuard helps organizations of any size better secure access to information and applications by optimizing the authentication processes while simplifying the login process.
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$2.50
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$2
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closed 7/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CloudKnox Security, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired CloudKnox Security, a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). CloudKnox helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: CloudKnox Security, Inc.
CloudKnox Security is the only cloud security platform built from the ground-up to support the monitoring and management of identities, actions and resources across hybrid and multi-cloud environments using patented Activity-based Authorization technology.
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announced 1/18/2022 via New York Times

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Activision Blizzard

synopsis: Microsoft is to acquire Activision Blizzard, the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company. Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and World of Warcraft.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Activision Blizzard (ATVI:$9,052.00)
Activision Blizzard, Inc., a member of the S&P 500, is the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company. Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and World of Warcraft.
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announced 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Xandr

synopsis: AT&T Inc. has agreed to sell its global programmatic advertising marketplace, Xandr Inc., to Microsoft. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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 parent: AT&T
target: Xandr
Xandr is an advertising company. With one of the world’s largest collections of digital, film and TV properties, Xandr provides a premium option for advertisers and publishers looking to reach specific audiences at scale in premium and brand-safe environments.
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closed 10/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Two Hat Security

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Canada-based Two Hat, a leading content moderation solution provider offering protection measures for online communities with a vision to build better experiences for everyone. Microsoft and Two Hat share a vision for using advancements in moderation technology to nurture and protect diverse, global online communities.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Two Hat Security
Based in Canada, Two Hat’s content moderation platform Community Sift gives organizations the insights and tools necessary to create and maintain safe, healthy, and scalable online communities across multiple languages and against complex subversion tactics.
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closed 10/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Clear Software, LLC

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Clear Software, a provider of integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) and business process solutions. Clear Software’s API access will strengthen Microsoft Power Platform’s integration with outside systems and accelerate how customers leverage data and processes that reside beyond Microsoft first-party services.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Clear Software, LLC
Clear Software is on a mission to simplify business software and make people more productive. Their Intelligent Automation platform enables organizations to streamline core business processes across software such as SAP, OracleEBS, Salesforce, and many other cloud and premise applications.
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closed 10/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Ally Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Ally, a 3-year-old Seattle-based startup that helps companies track and hit their goals. Their software offers a simple, intuitive interface with embedded OKR and templates that can be integrated with Slack, Jira, Salesforce, Asana, and Smartsheet.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Ally Technologies, Inc.
Ally Technologies, Inc. offers objectives and key results software for startups, teams, and enterprises. Its software offers a simple, intuitive interface with embedded OKR and templates that can be integrated with Slack, Jira, Salesforce, Asana, and Smartsheet.
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closed 9/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired TakeLessons

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired TakeLessons, the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: TakeLessons
TakeLessons is the trusted online marketplace for finding qualified and vetted instructors. At TakeLessons, students can follow their dreams and fuel personal growth by connecting with the perfect instructor in areas ranging from music, dance and acting to foreign languages, math and photography.
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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:$176,251.00)
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 8/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Peer5

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Peer5, which operates the world’s largest peer-to-peer (p2p) content delivery network. Peer5 features a WebRTC-based eCDN solution that runs in-browser to optimize bandwidth use and to lessen overall impacts on the company network.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Peer5
Peer5 features a WebRTC-based eCDN solution that runs in-browser to optimize bandwidth use and to lessen overall impacts on the company network. The Peer5 mesh networks self-balance and scale as the number of viewers increases, with no additional installation or user endpoints needed.
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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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Microsoft Corporation, acquired Suplari, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Suplari, a Seattle startup that uses artificial intelligence to help companies understand and get a handle on their spending. Founded in 2016, Suplari analyzes procurement and spending data flowing into various enterprise systems. It can provide recommendations for cost savings, risk exposure, and other efficiency gaps.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Suplari, Inc.
Suplari delivers the first-ever Spend Intelligence Cloud that enables finance, procurement and business leaders to continuously and collaboratively optimize sourcing, forecasting, risk and compliance. Suplari helps achieve spend agility by automating spend analytics to manage costs.
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Microsoft Corporation, acquired CloudKnox Security, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired CloudKnox Security, a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). CloudKnox helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: CloudKnox Security, Inc.
CloudKnox Security is the only cloud security platform built from the ground-up to support the monitoring and management of identities, actions and resources across hybrid and multi-cloud environments using patented Activity-based Authorization technology.
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announced 7/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire RiskIQ

synopsis: Microsoft will acquire RiskIQ, a leader in global threat intelligence and attack surface management. RiskIQ helps customers discover and assess the security of their entire enterprise attack surface—in the Microsoft cloud, AWS, other clouds, on-premises, and from their supply chain.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: RiskIQ
RiskIQ is a leader in internet security intelligence, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures.
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closed 6/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired ReFirm Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired ReFirm Labs, enriching the company's firmware analysis and security capabilities across devices that form the intelligent edge. ReFirm is the developer of Binwalk, an open-source software product that defends thousands of potential entry points into a user's network by providing deep visibility into device vulnerabilities.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: ReFirm Labs, Inc.
ReFirm Labs is a provider of proactive IoT and firmware security solutions. Its Binwalk Enterprise product detects and reports potential zero-day vulnerabilities, hidden crypto keys, backdoor passwords, and known vulnerabilities in IoT devices without needing access to source code.
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closed 4/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Kinvolk GmbH

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Kinvolk GmbH, one of the most trusted names in the cloud native space. They build and maintain open source projects based on their expertise that spans all layers of the cloud native stack, from Kubernetes, and down through the container runtimes, systemd and the Linux kernel.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Kinvolk GmbH
Kinvolk is one of the most trusted names in the cloud native space. They build and maintain open source projects based on their expertise that spans all layers of the cloud native stack, from Kubernetes, and down through the container runtimes, systemd and the Linux kernel.
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announced 4/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Nuance Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. will acquire Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of conversational AI and cloud-based ambient clinical intelligence for healthcare providers. With the acquisition, Microsoft will be better able to empower healthcare providers through the power of ambient clinical intelligence and other Microsoft cloud services.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$1,463.14)
Nuance is a technology pioneer with market leadership in conversational AI and ambient intelligence. A full-service partner trusted by 77 percent of U.S. hospitals and 85 percent of the Fortune 100 companies worldwide, Nuance creates intuitive solutions that amplify people's ability to help others.
price ($mm)
$19,700
rev ($mm)
$1,494
EBITDA ($mm)
$297
EV / rev
13.2x
EV / EBITDA
66.3x
closed 12/2/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Smash.gg

synopsis: Microsoft, a leading software corporation, has acquired Smash.gg, an esports tournament and event organization platform. Smash.gg supports over 6,000 active event organizers across a broad mix of games. Their platform provides bracket and registration functionality for both online and live events.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Smash.gg
Smash.gg is an esports tournament and event organization platform. Smash.gg supports over 6,000 active event organizers across a broad mix of games. Their platform provides bracket and registration functionality for both online and live events.
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announced 9/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire ZeniMax Media, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft, a leading software corporation, will acquire ZeniMax Media, a worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment. ZeniMax creates and publishes original interactive entertainment content for consoles, the PC, and mobile devices. Their titles include major franchises such as The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, DOOM, RAGE, Wolfenstein, and more.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: ZeniMax Media, Inc.
ZeniMax Media is a video game publisher which has assembled a strong creative team of world-class game developers, graphic artists, designers and programmers to create and sell premium video game titles to a growing worldwide market. Their titles include Fallout, DOOM, The Elder Scrolls, and RAGE.
price ($mm)
$7,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Scribd, Inc., acquired SlideShare Inc.

synopsis: Scribd, an American e-book and audiobook subscription service, has acquired SlideShare, a leading professional content sharing community, from LinkedinIn.
buyer: Scribd, Inc.
Scribd is an American e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles. Scribd hosts 60 million documents on its open publishing platform. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: SlideShare Inc.
Founded in 2006, SlideShare is a leading professional content sharing community. Professionals can upload content for free, discover people through content, and content through people. SlideShare brings presentations, documents and videos to life on the web for professionals to discover and share.
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closed 7/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Orions Systems

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Snoqualmie, Wash.-based Orions Systems, a pioneer in the development of large-scale, hybrid smart vision systems, powered by algorithms and human cognition. Orions Smart Vision Platform enables public and private enterprises to collect and analyze the data in high value, video and image content.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
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: Orions Systems
Orions Systems is a pioneer in the development of large-scale, hybrid smart vision systems, powered by algorithms and human cognition. Orions Smart Vision Platform enables public and private enterprises to collect and analyze the data in high value, video and image content.
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closed 6/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Azure, acquired Adrm Software

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired ADRM Software, a leading provider of large-scale industry data models, which are used by large companies worldwide as information blueprints. ADRM's comprehensive industry models will be combined with Microsoft Azure to create an intelligent data lake where data from multiple lines of business can be harmonized more quickly.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Azure
Microsoft's Azure platform is a cloud–computing platform that lets users focus on solving business problems and addressing customer needs. The open, flexible cloud platform enables users to build, deploy, and manage apps across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. "
target: Adrm Software
ADRM Software is the leading independent developer of large-scale industry-specific data models to help organizations to quickly, confidently, and effectively apply industry best-practice information architecture to their business problems across a broad set of requirements.
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closed 7/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CloudKnox Security, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired CloudKnox Security, a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). CloudKnox helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: CloudKnox Security, Inc.
CloudKnox Security is the only cloud security platform built from the ground-up to support the monitoring and management of identities, actions and resources across hybrid and multi-cloud environments using patented Activity-based Authorization technology.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired MetaMind

synopsis: Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, a deep learning startup backed by Salesforce cofounder and chief executive Marc Benioff. MetaMind is building an AI platform for natural language processing, image understanding, and knowledge base analytics.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$22,350.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: MetaMind
MetaMind wants to make Deep Learning accessible to everyone. Deep Learning is a rapidly growing branch of artificial intelligence. It comprises a set of techniques that don’t require domain experts to program knowledge into algorithms. Instead, these techniques can learn by observing data.
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closed 12/4/2015 via PR Newswire

Audi Group, BMW Group, Daimler AG, acquired HERE

synopsis: German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler AG concluded the acquisition of HERE, Nokia's maps business. HERE is the leading supplier of digital maps for most of the world's top carmakers, accounting for half its expected revenues in 2015. The deal allows the auto makers to offer new premium features, like autonomous driving, in their luxury cars.
buyer: BMW Group (DB:BMW:$119,863.69)
buyer: Audi Group (DB:NSU:$63,271.47)
buyer: Daimler AG (XTRA:DAI:$191,616.03)
BMW Group, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cars and motorcycles worldwide. The Audi Group manufacturers product in the premium and supercar segment. Mercedes-Benz is a global premium and luxury car manufacturer. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: HERE
HERE, a Nokia company, is a leader in mapping and location intelligence. They combine highly accurate and fresh maps with cloud technology to enable rich, real-time location experiences in a broad range of connected devices – from smartphones and tablets to wearables and vehicles.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,741 [$3,069]
rev ($mm)
$1,064
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/29/2015 via Reuters

Uber Technologies, Inc., will purchase Map-Generating Technology from Microsoft Corporation

synopsis: Microsoft Corp said it will sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities. Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$12,982.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
seller: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$176,251.00)
Microsoft's mapping unit works on imagery acquisition and map data processing. The mapping assets include 100 employees focused on image collection activities.
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cancelled 3/16/2012 via Capital IQ

Options Media Group, cancelled an acquisition of Illume Software, Inc.

synopsis: Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. has cancelled its agreement to acquire Illume Software, Inc. Illume Software, Inc. develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services for individuals, and small and large mobile workforces.
buyer: Options Media Group (OPMG:$0.53)
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of mobile applications software. PhoneGuard is a personal security and anti-texting while driving software application suite. "
target: Illume Software, Inc.
Illume Software develops solutions that leverage location to power high-value applications and services. Their first product, iZUP, offers a responsible solution to cell phone-related distracted driving.
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closed 11/14/2011 via BusinessWire

WorldLingo merged with TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.,

synopsis: TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions, announced a merger with WorldLingo. Based in Las Vegas, WorldLingo specializes in translation technology and other solutions for website localization, as well as document, instant message, e-mail, and real-time chat translation.
buyer: TransPerfect Translations International, Inc.
TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 70 cities on five continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. "
target: WorldLingo
WorldLingo is a leading provider of integrated, online translation solutions, with services ranging from cost-effective machine translation solutions to professional human translation and culturally sensitive localization.
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cancelled 11/1/2011 via Bloomberg

H & R Block, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of TaxACT

synopsis: H&R Block Inc. was barred by a federal judge from proceeding with its proposed $287.5 million acquisition of the maker of TaxAct products because it would diminish competition in the tax preparation market.
buyer: H & R Block, Inc. (HRB:$3,094.88)
H&R Block Inc. is one of the world's largest tax services providers, having prepared more than 550 million tax returns worldwide since 1955. The Company provides tax return preparation services in person, through H&R Block At Home™ online and desktop software products, and through other channels. "
target: TaxACT
2nd Story Software is critically acclaimed as a leader in developing affordable tax preparation software and providing Web-based services directly to consumers. TaxACT gives users well-informed tax strategies in an easy-to-use format, while maintaining focus on providing best value for customers.
price ($mm)
$268
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Brave, acquired Tailcat

synopsis: Brave announced the acquisition of Tailcat, the open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat will become the foundation of Brave Search.
buyer: Brave
Brave Software’s fast, privacy-oriented browser, combined with its blockchain-based digital advertising platform, is reinventing the Web for users, publishers, and advertisers. Users get a private, speedier web experience with much longer battery life and publishers increase their revenue share. "
target: Tailcat
Tailcat is an open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat does not collect IP addresses or use personally identifiable information to improve search results.
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closed 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

SunRoof Sverige AB, acquired Redlogger

synopsis: SunRoof, an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs, has acquired Redlogger, a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
buyer: SunRoof Sverige AB
SunRoof is an international start-up manufacturing solar roofs with superior energy output and design. They use their own design, innovations and advanced technology to create a truly unique product. They are based in Sweden. "
target: Redlogger
Redlogger is a Swedish company developing renewable energy supporting software. Redlogger (Renewable Energy Data Logger) is a system and an application which logs the amount of green energy that is generated and consumed.
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closed 7/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., acquired Corel Corporation

synopsis: KKR, a global investment firm, has acquired Corel, one of the world's top software platforms, from Vector Capital. Canada-based Corel offers a portfolio of software solutions to over 90 million knowledge workers, empowering professionals across industries in three main verticals: Creativity, Productivity, and Desktop-as-a-Service.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$26,682.49)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Corel Corporation (CREL:$268.23)
Canada-based Corel offers some of the industry's best-known software brands, and give individuals and teams the power to create, collaborate, and deliver impressive results. Corel delivers a portfolio of innovative applications including CorelDRAW, ClearSlide, MindManager, Parallels, and WinZip.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Travel and Transport, Inc, acquired TripLingo

synopsis: Travel and Transport, one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S., has acquired TripLingo, a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
buyer: Travel and Transport, Inc
Travel and Transport, Inc. is one of the largest travel management companies in the U.S. Travel and Transport specializes in corporate travel management, leisure/vacation travel and group/meeting travel services. Travel and Transport creates one-of-a-kind experiences for their partners. "
target: TripLingo
TripLingo is a mobile platform that helps keep travelers safe, productive, and happy during trips abroad. TripLingo enables business and leisure travelers to learn essential phrases, instantly translate their voice, get a crash course on the local culture and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/11/2019 via PR Web

Futuryng, Inc., acquired Declara

synopsis: Futuryng, an enterprise software solutions company, has acquired Declara, a leading knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
buyer: Futuryng, Inc.
Futuryng is a connected technology ecosystem for building Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Futuryng provides software solutions that enable customers to unlock and de-silo enterprise software and manufacturing processes to enhance connectivity, reduce operating costs and unlock insights. "
target: Declara
Declara is a community based, content-centric knowledge sharing and collaboration platform. Declara’s platform uses semantic search, algorithms and recommendations to personalize and develop specific learning paths for individuals, making learning a constant discovery.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Immudyne, acquired PDFSimpli

synopsis: ImmuDyne, Inc., a technology-driven e-commerce company, announced the closing of a strategic acquisition. PDFSimpli is a software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
buyer: Immudyne (OTCPK:IMMD:$78.35)
lmmuDyne, Inc. is a technology-driven e-commerce company that builds innovative and proprietary brands. Immudyne’s scalable and global advertising technology infrastructure leverages social media, search and e-commerce platforms to rapidly and profitably grow their product portfolio. "
target: PDFSimpli
PDFSimpli is software-as-a-service provider that allows users to upload and convert PDF files to several file types such as PNG, JPG, Tiff, XLS and more.
price ($mm)
$0.15*
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2018 via BusinessWire

Avanquest, acquired Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware

synopsis: Avanquest has acquired the group holding the Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware businesses. Upclick is an ultra-modern platform used all over the world for the sale of digital products. Lulu Software is a major supplier of PDF solutions with its SodaPDF software. Adaware provides antivirus and security solutions.
buyer parent: Claranova S.A.
buyer: Avanquest (ENXTPA:AVQ:$105.99)
Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia. "
target: Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware
Upclick, Lulu Software and Adaware are a Canadian group of companies. Lulu Software sells the Soda PDF application and document management solutions. Adaware specializes in Internet security and antivirus and security solutions. Upclick is an e-commerce platform used for the sale of digital goods.
price ($mm)
$12*
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

IAC, acquired iTranslate GmbH

synopsis: Tinder owner IAC has acquired iTranslate, a translation app with over 80 million downloads. iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
buyer: IAC (IAC:$2,786.38)
IAC is a leading media and Internet company comprised of widely known consumer brands such as Vimeo, Dictionary.com, Dotdash, The Daily Beast and Investopedia, along with ANGI Homeservices Inc. which operates HomeAdvisor and Angie’s List, and Match Group’s online dating portfolio. "
target: iTranslate GmbH
With over 80 million downloads iTranslate is the leading translation and dictionary App. They enable travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in over 100 languages, anywhere in the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hangar Technology, Inc, acquired Autoflight Logic

synopsis: Hangar, the Austin, TX based technology company developing an autonomous data capture ecosystem for drones, announced it acquired Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones.
buyer: Hangar Technology, Inc
Hangar is building an automated ecosystem for drones to deliver fast, professional aerial data across industry. Using a proprietary autonomous flight engine deeply integrated with the world’s top selling drones, Hangar allows a worldwide network of pilots to safely and professionally acquire data. "
target: Autoflight Logic
Autoflight Logic, the maker of the most popular 3rd party flight automation software for DJI drones. Autoflight Logic boasts over 150k autonomous flights in over 190 countries flown using its ground control software.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Appsbuyout, acquired Scientific Calculator

synopsis: Appsbuyout, the destination for Android developers looking to sell their apps, has acquired Android app Scientific Calculator from developer Petr Hapal. Scientific Calculator supports advanced calculations such as complex number equations and it has a large universal/physical/mathematical/chemical constant table, making it a tool ready for science.
buyer parent: CIAmedia
buyer: Appsbuyout
Appsbuyout is the destination for successful Android developers looking to sell their apps. They buy apps that are popular with users directly from sellers, so there are no fees payable to middlemen. They’re proud to hear sellers tell them their process is smooth, friendly and trustworthy. "
target: Scientific Calculator
Scientific Calculator is a powerful Android scientific calculator with a real look. It is one of the few Android calculators with complex number equations support.
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announced 7/18/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Golden Brick Consortium, will purchase Internet-Browser Operations from Opera Software

synopsis: Opera Software, the leading consumer Internet and mobile advertising company, said it would sell its internet-browser business to a Chinese consortium. The Chinese bidders have agreed to buy certain parts of Opera’s consumer business in a deal valued at $600 million on an enterprise basis.
buyer: Golden Brick Consortium
Golden Brick Consortium's general partner is Golden Brick Silk Road Fund Management (Shenzhen) LLP and the limited partners are Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. (“Kunlun”), Qihoo 360 Software (Beijing) Co. Ltd. (“Qihoo”), and Yonglian (Yinchuan) Investment Co., Ltd. (“Yonglian”). "
seller: Opera Software (OPERA:$255.45)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/30/2016 via GlobeNewswire

HMS Industrial Networks AB, acquired Intesis Software SL

synopsis: HMS Industrial Networks AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Networks AB (publ), has acquired all of the shares of the Spain-based company Intesis Software, S.L. - a leading provider of communication gateway solutions for HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system integration within the fields of building automation.
buyer: HMS Industrial Networks AB (OM:HMS:$91.96)
HMS Industrial Networks is the leading independent supplier of products for industrial communication. HMS products enable industrial devices to connect to different industrial networks and also be monitored and controlled remotely. "
target: Intesis Software SL
Founded in 2000, Intesis Software is a leader in manufacturing innovative solutions for HVAC in the home and building automation market. Based in Igualada (Barcelona), Spain, it offers a wide range of products to customers in more than 90 countries.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Smartling, Inc., acquired VerbalizeIt

synopsis: Smartling announced it has acquired VerbalizeIt to augment its enterprise translation management platform with translation capabilities for audio, video and other multimedia content. VerbalizeIt is a New York-based technology startup delivering human-powered translation services to hundreds of businesses worldwide.
buyer: Smartling, Inc.
Smartling's content solution helps brands gain a more competitive global position by transforming the way their content is created and consumed around the world. Smartling's technology, the Global Fluency Platform, helps brands access new markets, more customers and greater value. "
target: VerbalizeIt
VerbalizeIt leverages technology to enable businesses and consumers to access a global network of professional human language translators.
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$251.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($20.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1022
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: ASX:ISX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSignthis Ltd.
iSignthis Ltd.
Australian Securities iSignthis Ltd is the global leader in remote identity verification, payment authentication and payment processing to meet AML/CFT requirements. iSignthis provides an end-to-end on-boarding service for merchants, with a unified payment and identity service.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc. is a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and mass-serialization technologies, providing security solutions to corporations, governments, and financial institutions.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$17.10
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BME:FACE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FacePhi
FacePhi
FacePhi is a Spanish company specialized in developing software for Biometric Face Recognition. FacePhi offers a complete digital onboarding and identity authentication solution that allows users to access, verify, and operate different services and products in mobile and web applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$5.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.95
EBIT ($mm)
$0.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.28
Employees
23
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Ticker: OTCQX: IDAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trust Stamp
Trust Stamp
Trust Stamp is a global provider of AI-powered identity services. Trust Stamp's technology empowers organisations with biometric identity solutions that reduces fraud, protects personal data privacy, and increases operational efficiency.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NGM:EOID MTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eyeonid Group AB
Eyeonid Group AB
Eyeonid developed a platform that monitors and alerts customers when sensitive, private and corporate digital information, such as login info, credit card and social security numbers, can be found on unauthorized sites on the Internet, whereupon the customer can take action and protect themselves.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.41
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: SAIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SailPoint
SailPoint
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$350.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$31.31
EBIT ($mm)
$13.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1168
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Ticker: DB:BSSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beta Systems Software AG
Beta Systems Software AG
Beta Systems has been developing high-quality software products that bring security and transparency to IT processes and help to automate bulk data and document processing. Based in Germany, Beta Systems group is one of Europe's leading mid-sized independent software solution providers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$53.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.62
EBIT ($mm)
$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$3.67
Employees
358
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Ticker: AIM:GBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GB Group Plc
GB Group Plc
GBG is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. They help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. GBG has the fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$293.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$66.08
EBIT ($mm)
$47.19
Net Income ($mm)
$36.19
Employees
1024
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Ticker: AAPL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apple, Inc.
Apple, Inc.
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$347,155.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$110,935.00
EBIT ($mm)
$99,938.00
Net Income ($mm)
$86,802.00
Employees
147000
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Ticker: MSFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$176,251.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$85,745.00
EBIT ($mm)
$74,278.00
Net Income ($mm)
$67,883.00
Employees
181000
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Ticker: GOOGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Google Inc.
Google Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$239,210.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$85,197.00
EBIT ($mm)
$72,480.00
Net Income ($mm)
$70,618.00
Employees
150028
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Ticker: SZSE:002230
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK
iFLYTEK is a national key software enterprise dedicated to the research of intelligent speech and language technologies, development of software and chip products, provision of speech information services, and integration of E-government systems.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$418.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$44.61
EBIT ($mm)
$34.10
Net Income ($mm)
$65.81
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:YOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLEAR
CLEAR
CLEAR is a leading provider of secure identity solutions. CLEAR is a biometric identity platform that strengthens security and redefines the consumer experience. Their mobile and touchless solutions are used at over 50+ airports, sports stadiums, and other major venues.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$226.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($73.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($83.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1400
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Ticker: TSE:2468
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
Fuetrek Co., Ltd. provides mobile phone solutions. It offers sound generators, and speech recognition and translation products. The company also provides memory card writing services for the education market. Fuetrek Co. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$35.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.52
EBIT ($mm)
$2.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.44
Employees
199
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Ticker: TASE:WSMK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke Software Ltd
WhiteSmoke is a leading company in the field of English writing technologies, with a focus on products that enhance and correct grammar, spelling, and writing style. Their products are based on natural language processing technology, featuring artificial intelligence algorithms for text analysis.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.33
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
12
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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: TWSE:5203
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberLink
CyberLink is a world leader in multimedia software design. Since 1996, CyberLink has transformed how people CREATE & PLAY with multimedia content on PCs, mobile devices and in the Cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$57.56
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.43
EBIT ($mm)
$7.48
Net Income ($mm)
$5.59
Employees
430
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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: ADBE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$15,099.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,103.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,516.00
Net Income ($mm)
$5,839.00
Employees
22516
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Ticker: COIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coinbase
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,924.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,254.63
EBIT ($mm)
$3,205.42
Net Income ($mm)
$2,960.70
Employees
2781
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Ticker: ADPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adaptec Inc.
Adaptec Inc.
Adaptec Inc. provides trusted storage solutions that reliably move, manage, and protect critical data and digital content. Adaptec's software and hardware-based solutions provide storage connectivity, data protection, and networked storage to enterprises, medium and small businesses worldwide.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$73.68
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($29.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
187
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Ticker: TSE:4813
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACCESS Co., Ltd.
ACCESS Co., Ltd.
ACCESS provides advanced IT solutions centered around mobile and network software technologies to telecom carriers, consumer electronics manufacturers, broadcasting companies and the automotive industry around the world.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.55
EBIT ($mm)
$4.77
Net Income ($mm)
$3.37
Employees
559
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Ticker: SEHK:1808
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited
Enterprise Development Holdings Limited is principally engaged in providing integrated business software solutions; and manufacture and sale of bare copper wires and magnet wires in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$45.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.72
EBIT ($mm)
$7.20
Net Income ($mm)
$5.49
Employees
134
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