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closed 9/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Taboola, acquired Connexity

synopsis: Taboola, a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, has acquired Connexity from Symphony Technology Group. Connexity is a technology and data-driven performance marketing company that helps retailers acquire new customers and drive incremental sales.
buyer: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola powers recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like. The company’s platform, powered by artificial intelligence, is used by digital properties, including websites, devices and mobile apps, to drive monetization and user engagement. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Connexity
Connexity is a technology and data-driven performance marketing company that helps retailers acquire new customers and drive incremental sales. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company operates sites and business services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
$188
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
closed 3/28/2018 via BusinessWire

UpCurve, Inc., acquired Online Automotive Solutions

synopsis: New Media Investment Group Inc., one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US, has acquired substantially all the assets of Online Automotive Solutions, a tech-enabled video, data and auto-focused inventory solutions provider, through UpCurve, their digital marketing company.
buyer parent: New Media Investment Group
buyer: UpCurve, Inc.
UpCurve provides products and services that support stronger growth, greater productivity and company-wide efficiency. Their products include digital marketing, CRM software and integration, marketing automation, cloud solutions, voice and email communication offerings, and small business financing."
target: Online Automotive Solutions
Online Automotive Solutions is a tech-enabled video, data and auto-focused inventory solutions provider. Their core business strategy is to leverage best in class technologies to save dealers’ time—time that should be spent prospecting and selling cars.
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$4.00
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closed 9/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Taboola, acquired Connexity

synopsis: Taboola, a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, has acquired Connexity from Symphony Technology Group. Connexity is a technology and data-driven performance marketing company that helps retailers acquire new customers and drive incremental sales.
buyer: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola powers recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like. The company’s platform, powered by artificial intelligence, is used by digital properties, including websites, devices and mobile apps, to drive monetization and user engagement. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Connexity
Connexity is a technology and data-driven performance marketing company that helps retailers acquire new customers and drive incremental sales. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company operates sites and business services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
$188
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
closed 5/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Connexity, acquired Skimlinks Inc.

synopsis: Retail performance marketing company Connexity has acquired Skimlinks, one of the larger independent affiliate networks. Skimlinks powers commerce content strategies for publishers. it helps grow a revenue stream that can contribute as much as a quarter of a publisher’s overall revenue.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity is a technology and data-driven performance marketing company that helps retailers acquire new customers and drive incremental sales. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company operates sites and business services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany. "
target: Skimlinks Inc.
Skimlinks powers commerce content strategies for publishers. As the world’s largest commerce content monetisation platform, it helps grow a revenue stream that can contribute as much as a quarter of a publisher’s overall revenue, which enables publishers to be less dependent on advertising.
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closed 9/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Synapse Group, Inc., acquired Bizrate Insights

synopsis: Time Inc. announced its acquisition of Bizrate Insights, a voice of the consumer data company that specializes in developing rich consumer insights by extending its online and mobile surveys across partner sites. Bizrate Insights will be integrated into Time Inc.’s Synapse Group, Inc., an affinity marketing subsidiary based in Stamford, CT.
buyer parent: Time Inc.
buyer: Synapse Group, Inc.
Synapse Group, Inc., a Time Inc. company, is a cross-channel affinity marketing company. With access to over 700 consumer titles, Synapse develops self-funded marketing programs that help some of the world’s largest consumer companies build brand loyalty, acquire new customers, and increase revenue."
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Bizrate Insights
Bizrate Insights’ omni-device buyer and abandonment surveys are deployed across more than 2,500 retail websites in North America and Europe to develop voice of the consumer insights.
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closed 12/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing company Connexity, Inc. has acquired Hitwise, a leader in large-scale online clickstream data collection and consumer behavioral analytics. Hitwise's broad, audience-based insights into consumer online behavioral trends bolsters Connexity's offering to marketers, agencies and publishers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
$74
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired PriceGrabber

synopsis: Marketing services company Connexity Inc. has acquired PriceGrabber a leading retail lead-generation platform and network. PriceGrabber's expansive shopping-focused publisher network offers more than 2,000 retailers marketing access to millions of shoppers each month from leading online shopping destinations such as Yahoo! and Ask.com.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target: PriceGrabber
PriceGrabber® is a leading distributed ecommerce platform and shopping site that connects millions of shoppers each month with thousands of merchants. They reach their consumer audience via desktop and mobile devices through a network of over 400 partners as well as through their own web properties.
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closed 12/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

Connexity, acquired Become, Inc.

synopsis: Connexity, the price comparison shopping and marketing technology company, has acquired Become.com. Become.com is an award-winning provider of cloud-based performance marketing and SaaS solutions that benefit online merchants, web & mobile publishers and online shoppers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target: Become, Inc.
Become, Inc. is an award-winning provider of cloud-based performance marketing and SaaS solutions that benefit online merchants, web & mobile publishers and online shoppers (Product Ads, Channel Management, Feed Optimization, Analytics and more).
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closed 2/19/2014 via BusinessWire

Shopzilla, acquired Connexity

synopsis: Shopzilla, Inc., a leading source for connecting buyers and sellers online, announced the acquisition of Connexity, a pioneer in the programmatic media buying and optimization space. The company is introducing advertisers and publishers to audience networking and cross-channel connectivity.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Shopzilla
Shopzilla Inc., a consumer lead generation platform focused in online retail, owns and operates a portfolio of leading online consumer shopping properties in comparison shopping, product discovery and social shopping/group sales. "
target: Connexity
Connexity is introducing advertisers and publishers to audience networking and cross-channel connectivity. Connexity applies social networking architecture, recommendation engine learning, and best-of-breed targeting & optimization technology to media representation and media buying.
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closed 9/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Taboola, acquired Connexity

synopsis: Taboola, a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, has acquired Connexity from Symphony Technology Group. Connexity is a technology and data-driven performance marketing company that helps retailers acquire new customers and drive incremental sales.
buyer: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola powers recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like. The company’s platform, powered by artificial intelligence, is used by digital properties, including websites, devices and mobile apps, to drive monetization and user engagement. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Connexity
Connexity is a technology and data-driven performance marketing company that helps retailers acquire new customers and drive incremental sales. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company operates sites and business services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
$188
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
EV / rev
4.3x
EV / EBITDA
18.0x
announced 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Taboola will be merged with Outbrain Inc.,

synopsis: Outbrain, a discovery platform that reaches engaged audiences, will be merging with Taboola, a platform and suite of products that are powered by deep learning and the largest dataset of content consumption patterns on the open web that is used by over 20,000 companies.
buyer: Outbrain Inc. (:$971.40)
Outbrain creates meaningful and trustworthy connections between people, publishers and marketers. The firm’s native advertising technology is used by thousands of marketers worldwide, reaching over 1.2 billion people monthly. "
target: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola helps people discover what’s interesting and new. The company’s platform and suite of products, powered by deep learning and the largest dataset of content consumption patterns on the open web, is used by over 20,000 companies to reach over 1.4 billion people each month.
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announced 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Taboola, will acquire Celltick Start Division

synopsis: Taboola, the world’s leading discovery platform, will acquire the Start Division of Celltick, a global leader in mobile discovery and engagement, which includes the Start and Start Magazine product lines. Following the completion of the acquisition, the Start team and technology will integrate into the Taboola News division.
buyer: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola enables over 1.4B people to discover what’s interesting and new at the moments they’re most ready to explore. Powered by Deep Learning, AI, and a large dataset, Taboola’s discovery platform creates new monetization, audience and engagement opportunities for digital properties. "
target parent: Celltick Technologies Limited
target: Celltick Start Division
Start provides users with what matters most to them when they wake up their phone. It’s a customizable user interface that helps device manufacturers, mobile operators and media companies to engage with users, gain new insights and differentiate themselves while providing more value to their users.
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closed 1/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Taboola, acquired Commerce Sciences

synopsis: Taboola, the leading global content discovery platform, announced the acquisition of Commerce Sciences, a pioneer in web personalization and on-site optimization. This acquisition furthers Taboola’s personalization strategy, as publishers need to be increasingly strategic about what content and experiences they deliver to each consumer.
buyer: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola is the leading discovery platform, serving 300 billion recommendations to over 750 million unique visitors every month on some of the Web’s most innovative publisher sites, including USA TODAY, Business Insider, Chicago Tribune, and The Weather Channel. "
target: Commerce Sciences
Commerce Sciences is a pioneer in web personalization and on-site optimization. Commerce Sciences was founded in 2012 by ex-Israeli Intelligence alumni Aviv Revach and Eyal Brosh as well as a third co-founder, Omri Yacubovich.
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closed 7/27/2016 via BNC Analysis

Taboola, acquired ConvertMedia

synopsis: Taboola, the leading discovery platform, has acquired ConvertMedia, a company that enables publishers to strike an ideal balance between revenue goals, the exposure they afford advertisers and how they engage consumers.
buyer: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola is the leading discovery platform, serving 300 billion recommendations to over 750 million unique visitors every month on some of the Web’s most innovative publisher sites, including USA TODAY, Business Insider, Chicago Tribune, and The Weather Channel. "
target: ConvertMedia
As an outstream video SSP, ConvertMedia enables publishers to strike an ideal balance between revenue goals, the exposure they afford advertisers and how they engage consumers. Publishers use ConvertMedia’s Breakthrough Video gallery to expand their supply of quality video ad inventory.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 8/4/2014 via Company Press Release

Taboola, acquired Perfect Market, Inc.

synopsis: Taboola announced that it has acquired Perfect Market, a leading provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Perfect Market's Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
buyer: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola is a content discovery platform. Publishers, marketers, and agencies leverage Taboola to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences. "
target: Perfect Market, Inc.
Perfect Market is a provider of digital publishing software solutions for driving traffic, engagement and revenue. Their Digital Publishing Suite is a comprehensive set of tools that address content recirculation, social discovery, search engine optimization, on-site promotions and ad optimization.
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announced 11/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Outbrain Inc., will acquire video intelligence AG

synopsis: Outbrain Inc., a leading recommendation platform for the open web, announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire video intelligence AG (“vi”), a Swiss-based contextual video technology platform for digital and Connected TV media owners.
buyer: Outbrain Inc. (:$971.40)
Outbrain is a leading recommendation platform for the open web. Their technology enables 10 billion daily recommendations to consumers across more than 7,000 online properties and connects advertisers to these audiences to grow their business. "
target: video intelligence AG
video intelligence AG (vi) is a contextual video platform. vi connect publishers, content creators and brands through video storytelling. They bring context to videos using AI and automation to understand them and place them in proximity to other, relevant content.
price ($mm)
$55
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announced 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Taboola will be merged with Outbrain Inc.,

synopsis: Outbrain, a discovery platform that reaches engaged audiences, will be merging with Taboola, a platform and suite of products that are powered by deep learning and the largest dataset of content consumption patterns on the open web that is used by over 20,000 companies.
buyer: Outbrain Inc. (:$971.40)
Outbrain creates meaningful and trustworthy connections between people, publishers and marketers. The firm’s native advertising technology is used by thousands of marketers worldwide, reaching over 1.2 billion people monthly. "
target: Taboola (TBLA:$1,188.89)
Taboola helps people discover what’s interesting and new. The company’s platform and suite of products, powered by deep learning and the largest dataset of content consumption patterns on the open web, is used by over 20,000 companies to reach over 1.4 billion people each month.
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closed 1/30/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Insticator, acquired Squawk-IT

synopsis: Insticator, an engagement and monetization tool for publishers, has acquired Squawk-IT, an advanced comment plugin for publishers. Squawk-IT offers a dynamic engagement platform that provides publishers with effective monetization tools and helps users to better express themselves.
buyer: Insticator
Insticator is an engagement and monetization tool for publishers. Insticator increases engagement and advertising revenue for publishers through interactive content like trivia and polling while gathering first party data that is used for viewable media inventory and conversion for brands. "
target: Squawk-IT
Squawk-IT is an advanced comment plugin for publishers. Squawk-IT offers a dynamic engagement platform that provides publishers with effective monetization tools and helps users to better express themselves. Their AI technology promotes healthy discussion by rewarding digital tradeable tokens.
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closed 8/25/2020 via BusinessWire

Banzai International Inc, acquired High Attendance, Inc.

synopsis: Banzai has acquired High Attendance, a provider of virtual and hybrid event management software for the enterprise. Banzai plans to integrate its marketing automation platform Banzai Reach with High Attendance’s virtual and hybrid event management platform to give Banzai customers a seamless experience for growing and engaging their audiences.
buyer: Banzai International Inc
Banzai is a leading enterprise SaaS provider of Marketing Automation solutions for webinars and events. Banzai’s Marketing Automation solution helps marketers have more successful webinars and events by growing their audience and creating more engaging experiences. "
target: High Attendance, Inc.
High Attendance is the leading, cloud-based federated event management system that provides a unified view of virtual, live, and hybrid events for sales, marketing, and lead generation. High Attendance creates event landing pages, registration forms, event check-in, mobile event apps, and more.
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Datrix S.p.A., acquired Adapex LLC

synopsis: The Datrix Group has acquired Adapex, the leading technology company providing digital advertising operations to publishers. Datrix, the leading global provider of AI solutions, said that joining forces with Adapex will enable the companies to help publishers better monetize audience data.
buyer: Datrix S.p.A.
Datrix is a group of tech companies specialized in software solutions and services based on Artificial Intelligence of Data Empowerment, Data Platform, Data Monetization and Quantitive Investing. Datrix helps companies transform data into monetizable insights. "
target: Adapex LLC
Adapex is a leading technology company providing digital advertising operations to publishers. Adapex’s solutions and services include complete management of the advertising stack, monetization strategy, revenue optimization, quality control, and regulatory compliance.
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closed 11/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

DoubleVerify, Inc, acquired Ad-Juster

synopsis: DoubleVerify, the leading independent platform for digital media measurement and analytics, announced the acquisition of Ad-Juster, a SaaS-based reporting and analytics platform for digital publishers.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: DoubleVerify, Inc (NYSE:DV:$305.85)
DoubleVerify is the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software, data and analytics that authenticates the quality and effectiveness of digital media for the world's largest brands and media platforms. "
target: Ad-Juster
Ad-Juster is a market-leading SaaS provider of unified data reporting and analytics for digital advertising. Ad-Juster delivers a digital advertising measurement product line to streamline workflows, overcome billing discrepancies, optimize programmatic performance and maximize revenue.
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announced 8/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Piano Software Inc., will acquire Cxense

synopsis: Piano, a company that offers cloud-based software and strategic services that empower companies to create customized digital experiences and commercial relationships for their users, will acquire Norway-based Cxense, a company that helps publishers and marketers across the globe to transform their raw data into their most valuable resource.
buyer: Piano Software Inc.
Piano offers high-performance cloud-based software and strategic services that empower companies to create customized digital experiences and commercial relationships for their users. Leading businesses around the world use Piano to power their subscription, analytics, and personalization efforts. "
target: Cxense (OB:CXENSE:$19.56)
Norway-based Cxense helps publishers and marketers across the globe to transform their raw data into their most valuable resource. Their leading Data Management Platform with Intelligent Personalization, gives companies insight into their customers, and enables them to action this insight real-time.
price ($mm)[EV]
$39 [$34]
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
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closed 9/25/2017 via BusinessWire

OpenX Technologies, Inc., acquired Mezzobit

synopsis: OpenX, the global leader in quality programmatic advertising, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mezzobit. Mezzobit allows publishers to track and control how third-party tags and pixels interact with their sites, helping to regain control over critical factors like page performance and data leakage.
buyer: OpenX Technologies, Inc.
OpenX is the global leader in quality programmatic advertising. OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. "
target: Mezzobit
Mezzobit allows publishers to track and control how third-party tags and pixels interact with their sites, helping to regain control over critical factors like page performance and data leakage.
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closed 1/18/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Innotech Capitals, acquired Ad-Juster

synopsis: Innotech Capitals, an international private equity consortium group and the investment arm of Innotech International Group, has acquired Ad-Juster accelerating the data aggregation platform's access to global markets. San Diego-based Ad-Juster, is used by digital publishers to automate manual processes which are time-consuming and prone to error.
buyer: Innotech Capitals
Innotech Capitals, the investment arm of Innotech International Group, is an international private equity group focusing on the global adtech market. The founding partners have extensive experience in the Chinese AdTech sector to facilitate portfolio companies’ penetration into the China market. "
target: Ad-Juster
San Diego-based Ad-Juster, is used by digital publishers and ad agencies to automate manual processes which are time-consuming and prone to error. Ad-Juster is the only fully automated reconciliation and aggregate reporting system in the digital ad industry.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Piano Software Inc., acquired Newzmate

synopsis: Piano Software, a digital content monetization and audience intelligence platform for media companies, has acquired Newzmate, a content marketing cloud in Poland that helps online media companies to personalize their audience experience and automate content delivery.
buyer: Piano Software Inc.
Piano is a digital content monetization and audience intelligence platform for media companies. The company's award-winning, high-performance enterprise platform includes a subscription commerce engine, a customer experience toolkit, and a user management system. "
target: Newzmate
Newzmate is a content marketing cloud in Poland that helps online media companies to personalize their audience experience and automate content delivery. Their platform uses machine learning to provide personalized content recommendations that can be delivered via emails or directly on the website.
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closed 5/24/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Bizzabo, acquired Whalebone

synopsis: Bizzabo, the world's leading event success platform, announced its acquisition of Whalebone, a Swedish technology startup that enhances the experience between speakers and their audiences to humanize digital interactions.
buyer: Bizzabo
Bizzabo is the world's leading event success platform. Their all-in-one event software enables in-person, virtual, and hybrid events to deliver unique attendee experiences through intelligent and intent-based personalized engagement. "
target: Whalebone
Whalebone is a Swedish technology startup that enhances the experience between speakers and their audiences to humanize digital interactions. Whalebone’s technology simulates live audience elements from in-person events by making it possible to hear and visualize the virtual crowd.
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closed 4/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Glam Holdings Ltd, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Glam Holdings, owner of ex-billion-dollar Mode Media, BrideClick, and Glam Inc, has acquired Carbon from Clicksco, a Dubai-based provider of performance-based marketing solutions. Carbon is a data management platform in the UK that provides publishers and advertisers with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
buyer: Glam Holdings Ltd
Glam Holdings Ltd is a UK holding company that owns and operates a number of digital brands (“Glam”) and publishing technologies (“Mode”). Glam Holdings has been built through the acquisition of BrideClick (2016), Mode Media (2017) and now Carbon (2020). "
target parent: Vivendi SA
target: Carbon
Carbon is a next generation data management platform in the UK. Carbon's cloud-based data management platform uses data science, AI, and machine learning to provide publishers, advertisers and platforms with actionable insights that help them to improve online experiences.
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closed 9/6/2016 via Company Press Release

plista, acquired Linkpulse

synopsis: Plista, a one-stop provider of data-driven native advertising, has acquired Linkpulse, one of the leaders in real-time content analytics. Linkpulse allows publishers to track the performance of their articles across all devices in real time via customized dashboards and alerts.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: plista
plista is one of Germany’s leading online and mobile advertising networks with more than 40 million visitors per month and thousands of premium websites like spiegel.de, welt.de, express.de, sueddeutsche.de, and sport1.de. "
target: Linkpulse
Linkpulse is one of the leading real-time content analytics providers on the market and was developed especially for the requirements of high traffic news websites.
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closed 4/22/2008 via

Vignette Corporation, acquired Vidavee

synopsis: Vignette, a global leader in Web experience management and delivery, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Vidavee, a video Web services company that enables Web publishers to easily upload, share, analyze and monetize Internet video content.
buyer: Vignette Corporation
Vignette provides Internet Relationship Management software products and services, a category of enterprise solutions designed to enable businesses to build sustainable online customer relationships, increase returns on Internet-related investments and capitalize on Internet business opportunities. "
target: Vidavee
Vidavee is the only white label web media solution to fully enable user interaction around professional and consumer-contributed video content. Our clients’ user base can easily upload, select segments, comment, remix and share videos captured on any device.
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closed 4/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Invoice2go, acquired Booklaunch and Betterlance

synopsis: Invoice2go, a platform simplifying the behind-the-scenes work of owning a small business, announced its acquisition of Booklaunch and Betterlance. Booklaunch is the easiest way for authors to create online book sales pages. Betterlance helps freelancers grow their businesses with leads and lead management.
buyer: Invoice2go
Invoice2go is a technology company that empowers freelancers and small businesses with straightforward tools that simplify their day-to-day workflow. Their software enables users to grow their client base, manage invoicing and payments, maintain financial wellness, build their brand, and much more. "
target: Booklaunch and Betterlance
Booklaunch is the easiest way for authors to create online book sales pages. Betterlance helps freelancers grow their businesses with leads and lead management.
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closed 11/30/2015 via Company Press Release

ShowGizmo, purchased mobile apps for events from Feathr

synopsis: ShowGizmo, the leading event app company in Australasia has acquired Feathr’s ‘mobile apps for events’ business portfolio. Feathr makes digital marketing software for live events.
buyer: ShowGizmo
ShowGizmo the leading event app company in Australasia. Their vision is to transform the face of commercial events around the world through helping people and organizations work smarter using smartphone applications like their flagship ShowGizmo. "
seller: Feathr
The acquisition includes Feathr’s ‘mobile apps for events’ business portfolio. Feathr makes digital marketing software for live events. Feathr packages multiple layers of the adtech stack still out of reach for many companies into a simple, automated solution.
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closed 11/17/2016 via BusinessWire

Facebook, acquired CrowdTangle, Inc.

synopsis: Social networking and technology giant, Facebook will acquire CrowdTangle, a social analytics service used by publishers to monitor trending stories online, the company revealed.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target parent: Siege Technologies
target: CrowdTangle, Inc.
CrowdTangle is a social analytics service used by publishers to monitor trending stories online, and on social media. CrowdTangle helps publishers identify great stories, measure social performance, and identify influencers.
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closed 5/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired iLead Media, Inc.

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that the Company has completed its acquisition of iLead Media, Inc., a Utah corporation, with iLead becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. iLead is engaged in the business of online sales lead generation.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: iLead Media, Inc.
iLeadMedia is a recognized leader in online lead generation. Voted by our peers as one of the top seven CPA advertisers on the internet, we are worthy of your confidence. We create unique lead generation campaigns that have found widespread acceptance in the internet marketing industry.
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closed 8/26/2014 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Flurry, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, has completed the acquisition of Flurry, Inc., a company that optimizes the mobile experience for developers, marketers and consumers. Together, Flurry and Yahoo will power more insightful analytics and relevant ads to create inspiring and entertaining mobile experiences.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO:$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: Flurry, Inc.
Flurry is optimizing the mobile experience for developers, marketers and consumers. Their market-leading analytics product sees activity from more than 540,000 smartphone and tablet apps on over 1.4 billion devices worldwide, giving the company the deepest understanding of mobile consumer behavior.
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announced 10/18/2016 via PR Newswire

Tagboard, will acquire Capture Media, Inc.

synopsis: Seattle-area based social media software company Tagboard Inc. announced they will acquire Capture Media, Inc. Founded in 2012 and based in New York City, Capture created a product for news and media publishers to search, request, and publish users' social media photos and videos on their websites, TV stations, and other properties.
buyer: Tagboard
Tagboard is the premier social search & display platform company that serves thousands of global brands, sporting teams, and media companies. Their platform is the easiest way to discover social media and instantly share it with audiences. "
target: Capture Media, Inc.
Capture is a leader in media technology helping businesses find and use content on social media platforms. They’re powering the technology that the leading media companies, brands, bloggers and creatives use everyday to find and use social content in realtime.
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