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TechnologyAdvice, acquired TechRepublic

synopsis: TechnologyAdvice, a B2B media company focused on technology companies, has acquired TechRepublic from Red Ventures, a leading media company. TechRepublic is a leading online resource for enterprise technology analysis and advice. TechRepublic offers web, video, and audio content that covers various technologies, including cloud, AI, and more.
buyer: TechnologyAdvice
TechnologyAdvice is a B2B media company focused on technology companies. TechnologyAdvice is a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology. By educating and advising buyers on the best technology for their needs, they help them improve their business, and simplify their operations. "
target parent: Red Ventures, LLC
target: TechRepublic
TechRepublic is a leading online resource for enterprise technology analysis and advice. TechRepublic helps IT decision-makers identify technologies and strategies to empower workers and streamline business processes. They offer quality web, video, and audio content that covers various technologies.
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closed 1/3/2012 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis B2B Focus, acquired Toolbox.com, LLC

synopsis: Ziff Davis, Inc., one of the nation’s leading technology media companies, announced the acquisition of Toolbox.com, the #1 professional networking site for IT professionals, from the Corporate Executive Board. Effective immediately, Toolbox.com will be a unit of Ziff Davis B2B Focus.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B Focus
Ziff Davis B2B Focus, formerly Tippit, is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. It helps business and IT professionals make better purchasing decisions while turning the Internet into a meaningful platform for B2B marketers. "
target parent: Corporate Executive Board
target: Toolbox.com, LLC
Toolbox.com is the #1 professional networking site for IT professionals. Founded in 1998 and based in Scottsdale, AZ, Toolbox.com supports decision-making throughout the IT life cycle by linking over three million IT experts and executives across the globe each month.
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closed 4/20/2016 via PR Web

Blue Whale Web, acquired IT Unity

synopsis: Blue Whale Web announced that it has acquired IT Unity. IT Unity provides technical articles, conferences, news, and webinars that empower the community to maximize the value of SharePoint and Office 365.
buyer: Blue Whale Web
Blue Whale Web LLC is an independent, privately held company based in Chicago, IL. Led by CEO George A. Coll, Blue Whale Web LLC is committed to providing the best content and community resources to help IT professionals and tech enthusiasts get the most out of their technology investments. "
target: IT Unity
IT Unity revolutionizes the way technical content is created, customized, and consumed. IT Unity empowers the community of trusted experts, users, business decision makers, IT professionals, developers, and industry solution providers to solve business problems with technology.
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closed 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pascal Chevalier, acquired NetMediaEurope S.A.

synopsis: Pascal Chevalier, head of the Reworld Media Group and investor, has acquired NetMediaEurope, a digital information group for IT decision makers. Present in France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Portugal and Spain, NetMediaEurope publishes 25 websites including Ubergizmo, Silicon, ITespresso and more.
buyer: Pascal Chevalier
Pascal Chevalier is the head of the Reworld Media Group. Reworld Media is specialized in brand content and content commerce through the use of media brands. Founded in France in 2012, the group covers themes such as fashion, beauty, cooking, lifestyle and entertainment. "
target: NetMediaEurope S.A.
NetMediaEurope publishes a portfolio of websites aimed towards IT professionals and end-users. With its more than 40 sites across Europe, NetMediaEurope is the leading European B2B sales house to target this audience and market segment.
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closed 12/17/2012 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired LeMagIT

synopsis: TechTarget, Inc. announced it has acquired the websites and product offerings of LeMagIT, a strategic partner with TechTarget since 2010. The acquisition strengthens TechTarget’s value proposition to deliver focused content, targeted audiences and innovative capabilities to enterprise IT providers trying to make progress in Europe.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, Inc. is an online IT media related firm. It runs various online review sites, such as TechnologyGuide.com and ComputerWeekly.com, as well as enterprise IT sites with the "Search" prefix, including SearchStorage.com. "
target: LeMagIT
Since its launch in 2008, LeMagIT’s network of sites has offered French-language news and analysis for IT decision makers on core enterprise IT topics such as cloud computing, virtualization, security, and storage and attracts over 250,000 visits per month.
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closed 8/10/2005 via Company Press Release

Penton Media, Inc., acquired MSD2D

synopsis: Penton Media, Inc. announced today that it has acquired MSD2D, a high-technology media company located in Lake Forest, CA.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton Media, Inc. (:$0.00)
Penton Media, Inc., a diversified business-to-business media company, produces market-focused magazines, trade shows, conferences, and online media and provides a broad range of custom media and direct marketing solutions for business-to-business customers worldwide. "
target: MSD2D
MSD2D is a resource for the Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, .NET and Security communities. They have put together a search engine to access all the information available on products and services for these platforms. Listings of add-on products and services are FREE as is access.
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closed 1/17/2011 via PR Newswire

WANdisco, Inc., acquired SVNForum.org

synopsis: WANdisco, the makers of Enterprise Subversion with the most active core developers from the project on staff, announced that it had completed the acquisition of SVNForum.org. At the same time the company has given the site a new lease of life with a distinctive new look and new features that make it easier to use.
buyer: WANdisco, Inc. (WANSF:$8.01)
WANdisco is a leading provider of infrastructure software for replication, scalability and high availability, and a corporate sponsor of the Subversion open source project with core developers from the project on staff. "
target: SVNForum.org
SVNForum.org is the world's largest Subversion user community with over 20,000 active members.
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closed 10/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Watson Technology Group, acquired GeeksWithBlogs, LLC

synopsis: Watson Technology Group, a Kansas City, Mo.-based technology investment firm, announced that it has acquired Geeks With Blogs, the Internet’s largest blog network dedicated to software developers and development-related topics. Bloggers and readers can expect many enhancements to the website and the blogging platform over the coming months.
buyer: Watson Technology Group
The Watson Technology Group is a Kansas City, Mo.-based investment firm that was founded in 2012 by successful developer and entrepreneur, Matt Watson. It invests in technology companies that are looking for seed or growth capital. "
target: GeeksWithBlogs, LLC
Founded in 2003, Geeks With Blogs is an ideal place for any developer who wants to create his/her own blog. The website receives millions of website visits each year, and provides participating bloggers with professional networking, industry collaboration and exposure to a targeted, mass audience.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Internet Marketing Ninjas, acquired WebmasterWorld Inc

synopsis: Internet Marketing Ninjas, a full service Internet marketing firm, has acquired WebmasterWorld Inc., one of the Web’s oldest and most authoritative Web technology message forum communities.
buyer: Internet Marketing Ninjas
Internet Marketing Ninjas is a full service Internet Marketing Company dedicated to increasing their clients' business through the strategic use of multiple online marketing methods. Its services include Social Media, Local Marketing, Content Writing, Analytics, Reporting, and more. "
target: WebmasterWorld Inc
WebmasterWorld, Inc. operates an online forum for the Web site administrator community to share and gain knowledge in operating and promoting a Website. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Austin, Texas.
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closed 9/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Linux Academy, acquired Jupiter Broadcasting

synopsis: Linux Academy, a leading provider of hands-on online training in Linux and cloud technologies, announced it has acquired Jupiter Broadcasting, a podcasting network covering Linux, security, privacy, community and other open source content, to further strengthen its contributions in the software industry.
buyer: Linux Academy
Linux Academy is a leading provider of high-quality, hands-on online training for individuals and teams who are looking to develop their skills, get continuous training, or get certified in Linux and the latest cloud technologies. "
target: Jupiter Broadcasting
Jupiter Broadcasting is a podcasting network covering Linux, security, privacy, community and other open source content, to further strengthen its contributions to the open source and free software industry.
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announced 11/19/2008 via

TechTarget, will acquire The Brian Madden Company

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announced the acquisition of The Brian Madden Company, the leading independent, website and conference to address the needs of IT decision makers on the topics of desktop virtualization, terminal services, and application virtualization.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: The Brian Madden Company
The Brian Madden Commpany is a small independent industry analyst company. The company covers the "application delivery" segment of the IT industry, including Citrix, Terminal Server, thin client / server-based computing, and streaming markets.
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closed 7/12/2017 via BusinessWire

WTWH Media, LLC, acquired TheRobotReport

synopsis: Business-to-Business publisher, WTWH Media, LLC announced it has acquired The Robot Report. Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
buyer: WTWH Media, LLC
WTWH Media LLC is an integrated b2b media company serving the design engineering, life sciences, electronics and renewable energy markets with more than 40 web sites, live & digital events, custom digital services and five print publications. "
target: TheRobotReport
Founded in 2008, The Robot Report gathers and reports industry news, tracks the business of robotics and has participated in the development of an index of robot industry stocks.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

MyMobileLyfe, LLC, acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC

synopsis: MyMobileLyfe, LLC has acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC, publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. With a focus on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website. Atlanta Tech Blogs is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content.
buyer: MyMobileLyfe, LLC
MyMobileLyfe, LLC is a digital marketing and advertising agency whose products help businesses target relevant audiences and optimize promotional strategies. With MyMobileLyfe's search, display, retargeting, and live chat tools, ad buyers can reach customers across multiple channels and networks. "
target: Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC
Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC is the publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. The company is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content. Focusing on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website.
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closed 9/8/2020 via GlobeNewswire

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired Security Weekly

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance (CRA), a business intelligence company, has acquired Security Weekly, an authoritative podcast network serving the cybersecurity community. The addition of Security Weekly furthers CRA’s goal of offering best-in-class services that inform, connect, and facilitate collaboration in the cybersecurity industry.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) is a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity community. CRA's trusted information leverages a unique network of journalists, analysts and influencers, policymakers, and practitioners, and is delivered through events, research, media, and virtual learning. "
target: Security Weekly
Security Weekly is a security podcast network for the security community, distributing free podcasts and media. The company's unique approach to podcasts helps educate the security community through its programs, known as security market validation.
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closed 8/16/2007 via BusinessWire

Corporate Executive Board, acquired ITtoolbox

synopsis: The Corporate Executive Board has completed the acquisition of ITtoolbox. This extends Corporate Executive Boards best practices research, decision-support tools, and executive education services through the addition of an online community that enables IT and business professionals to share knowledge on information technology.
buyer: Corporate Executive Board (CEB:$938.58)
The Corporate Executive Board is the premier, network-based knowledge resource, providing the world's leading executives with the authoritative and timely guidance needed to excel in their roles, take decisive action and improve company performance. "
target parent: Corporate Executive Board
target: ITtoolbox
ITtoolbox is an online community, enabling peers to share professional knowledge about information technology. Since 1998, ITtoolbox has helped professionals make IT decisions and stay current in the rapidly changing technology market through peer collaboration.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Techendo, acquired TechSwarm

synopsis: Techendo, a social community platform for IT and software professionals and enthusiasts, has acquired Techswarm, an all-tech platform with a team of talented and enthusiastic IT and web development professionals sharing their insights on topics they are passionate about.
buyer: Techendo
Techendo is a social community platform for IT and software professionals and enthusiasts, where users can share their reviews, opinions, ask and answer questions. They are based in San Francisco. "
target: TechSwarm
Techswarm.com is an all-tech platform with a team of talented and enthusiastic IT and web development professionals sharing their insights on topics they are passionate about.
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closed 8/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Catalyze.org merged with Modern Analyst Media LLC,

synopsis: iRise®, the global leader in enterprise visualization solutions, and ModernAnalyst.com, the premier online community and resource portal for business analysts, announced that the Catalyze.org destination site has been merged with ModernAnalyst.com, creating the single largest online community for business analysts in the world.
buyer: Modern Analyst Media LLC
ModernAnalyst.com is the number one online destination for business analysts, systems analysts, business process consultants, user experience designers, and other professionals involved in business analysis or systems analysis. "
target parent: iRise
target: Catalyze.org
Catalyze is a new community and "virtual watering hole" for professionals who define and design software applications and websites.
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closed 2/1/2010 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, acquired RTFM-ed.co.uk

synopsis: Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. announced the acquisition of the website, RTFM-ed.co.uk™, a leading, UK-based, independent website addressing the needs of IT decision makers on the topics of server and desktop virtualization training.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: RTFM-ed.co.uk
RTFM-ed.co.uk™ is a leading, UK-based, independent website addressing the needs of IT decision makers on the topics of server and desktop virtualization training.
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closed 1/8/2009 via BusinessWire

Penton Media, acquired asp.netPRO

synopsis: Penton Media, Inc. announced the acquisition of asp.netPRO magazine and the brand’s related media products including its www.aspnetpro.com website and its electronic newsletter, asp.netNOW. Formerly part of Informant Communications Group, Inc., asp.netPRO is a leading information resource for professional software developers.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: Penton Media
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 96 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. "
target: asp.netPRO
asp.netPRO, published by Informant Communications Group, Inc., is a leading magazine for professional software developers who use Microsoft’s ASP.NET (Active Server Pages.NET) technology to build, deploy, and manage web-enabled applications and business solutions.
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closed 6/18/2007 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, acquired Ajaxian, Inc.

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. has acquired Ajaxian, Inc., a leading Web site and conference which provides content for the community of developers for "Ajax" (Asynchronous Javascript and XML), a web development technique for creating interactive web applications.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: Ajaxian, Inc.
Ajaxian, Inc., a leading Web site and conference which provides content for the community of developers for "Ajax" (Asynchronous Javascript and XML), a web development technique for creating interactive web applications.
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closed 8/9/2021 via PR Web

TechnologyAdvice, acquired TechRepublic

synopsis: TechnologyAdvice, a B2B media company focused on technology companies, has acquired TechRepublic from Red Ventures, a leading media company. TechRepublic is a leading online resource for enterprise technology analysis and advice. TechRepublic offers web, video, and audio content that covers various technologies, including cloud, AI, and more.
buyer: TechnologyAdvice
TechnologyAdvice is a B2B media company focused on technology companies. TechnologyAdvice is a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology. By educating and advising buyers on the best technology for their needs, they help them improve their business, and simplify their operations. "
target parent: Red Ventures, LLC
target: TechRepublic
TechRepublic is a leading online resource for enterprise technology analysis and advice. TechRepublic helps IT decision-makers identify technologies and strategies to empower workers and streamline business processes. They offer quality web, video, and audio content that covers various technologies.
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closed 8/9/2021 via PR Web

TechnologyAdvice, acquired TechRepublic

synopsis: TechnologyAdvice, a B2B media company focused on technology companies, has acquired TechRepublic from Red Ventures, a leading media company. TechRepublic is a leading online resource for enterprise technology analysis and advice. TechRepublic offers web, video, and audio content that covers various technologies, including cloud, AI, and more.
buyer: TechnologyAdvice
TechnologyAdvice is a B2B media company focused on technology companies. TechnologyAdvice is a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology. By educating and advising buyers on the best technology for their needs, they help them improve their business, and simplify their operations. "
target parent: Red Ventures, LLC
target: TechRepublic
TechRepublic is a leading online resource for enterprise technology analysis and advice. TechRepublic helps IT decision-makers identify technologies and strategies to empower workers and streamline business processes. They offer quality web, video, and audio content that covers various technologies.
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announced 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

TechnologyAdvice, will purchase B2B Business from QuinStreet, Inc.

synopsis: TechnologyAdvice, the Nashville-based B2B marketing services company, announces the acquisition of QuinStreet’s B2B business, which includes a full team of talented B2B marketers as well as 39 media properties. The sites include well-known technology media outlets like eWEEK, Webopedia, ITBusinessEdge, and Developer.com.
buyer: TechnologyAdvice
TechnologyAdvice is a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology. By educating and advising buyers on the best technology for their needs, they help them improve their business, and simplify their operations. "
seller: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet’s B2B business includes a full team of talented B2B marketers as well as 39 media properties. The sites include well-known technology media outlets like eWEEK, Webopedia, ITBusinessEdge, and Developer.com.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

TechnologyAdvice, acquired Project-Management.com

synopsis: TechnologyAdvice, the Nashville-based B2B marketing services company, has announced the acquisition of Quebec-based Project-Management.com, which serves practitioners and technology companies in the project management industry with technology reviews, training, and thought leadership content.
buyer: TechnologyAdvice
TechnologyAdvice is a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology. By educating and advising buyers on the best technology for their needs, they help them improve their business, and simplify their operations. "
target: Project-Management.com
Quebec-based Project-Management.com serves practitioners and technology companies in the project management industry with technology reviews, training, and thought leadership content.
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closed 11/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

TechnologyAdvice, acquired Nashcocktail

synopsis: TechnologyAdvice, a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology, has acquired Nashcocktail, a digital media networking event series in Nashville. With Nashcocktail, each month, marketers, developers, digital specialists, recruiters and tech-related individuals network to meet new people, employees and friends.
buyer: TechnologyAdvice
TechnologyAdvice is a resource for both buyers and sellers of business technology. By educating and advising buyers on the best technology for their needs, they help them improve their business, and simplify their operations. "
target: Nashcocktail
Established in July 2010, Nashcocktail is a fun evening of casual networking, and free food and drinks. Each month, marketers, developers, digital specialists, recruiters and tech-related individuals network to meet new people, employees and friends.
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

MVF, acquired Appwiki

synopsis: MVF (Marketing VF Ltd) has acquired all shares in Appwiki (Software Vergelijken B.V.). Appwiki helps users choose the best business software Easily compare, discover and choose the best software for each situation. Appwiki believes that companies with online tools and software are smarter, faster and more flexible.
buyer: MVF
MVF is one of the UK's fastest growing customer generation businesses. Their platform helps ambitious businesses grow by delivering high volumes of new customers. MVF provides a scalable source of new customers to businesses all over the world. "
target: Appwiki
Appwiki helps users choose the best business software Easily compare, discover and choose the best software for each situation. Appwiki believes that companies with online tools and software are smarter, faster and more flexible.
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closed 9/25/2015 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired Capterra, Inc.

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., a leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced the acquisition of Capterra. Capterra helps organizations find the right business software to meet their needs. The acquisition is consistent with Gartner’s growth strategy to help clients make the right technology-related decisions.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The company delivers the technology-related insight necessary for its clients to make the right decisions. Gartner is a valuable partner to clients in approximately 10,000 distinct enterprises worldwide. "
target: Capterra, Inc. (:$6.00)
Capterra is the online marketplace for the enterprise software industry. Capterra's online software directories and complementary tools provide organizations with a free, comprehensive resource to research software solutions.
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closed 3/11/2014 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired Software Advice

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced the acquisition of Software Advice, Inc., a trusted software review site.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target: Software Advice
Software Advice is a trusted resource for software buyers. The company’s website, www.softwareadvice.com, provides detailed reviews, comparisons and research to help organizations choose the right software.
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closed 4/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

WeLoveDevs.com, acquired TechDoors / JobProd

synopsis: WeLovDevs announces the acquisition of Jobprod and TechDoors. Since 2010, Jobprod helps developers have assessed their skills through 50 technical multiple choice questions. . TechDoors organizes interviews during which a company can virtually meet 15 developers.
buyer: WeLoveDevs.com
WeLoveDevs is a Media, a Content Website, a jobboard mainstream for the developer's community in France. Welovedevs.com is made for developers that are looking for happiness at work. Welovedevs allows users to create an anonymous profile and receive job offers. "
target: TechDoors / JobProd
Since 2010, Jobprod helps developers have assessed their skills through 50 technical multiple choice questions. TechDoors organizes interviews during which a company can virtually meet 15 developers. Jobprod and TechDoors are based in France.
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closed 10/24/2013 via Company Press Release

FiddleFly, Inc., acquired TappGala.com

synopsis: FiddleyFly Inc., one of the industry-leaders in Mobile web development software, digital creative services and mobile industry portal development, has acquired TappGala.com. The website is an online mobile interface gallery. It allows mobile app developers to upload and share their own interface designs online.
buyer: FiddleFly, Inc.
FiddleFly, Inc. is one of the industry-leaders in Mobile web development software, digital creative services and mobile industry portal development. "
target: TappGala.com
TappGala.com is an online mobile interface gallery. It allows mobile app developers to upload and share their own interface designs online. The company is based in the United States.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gartner, Inc., acquired CloudHarmony

synopsis: Information technology research and advisory company Gartner has acquired CloudHarmony, an independent cloud performance benchmarking provider. CloudHarmony offers performance benchmarking, uptime monitoring, cloud consulting, cloud benchmarking consultation, cloud selection assistance, and cloud service profiling services for organizations.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target: CloudHarmony
CloudHarmony, founded in 2009, offers performance benchmarking, network benchmarking, uptime monitoring, cloud consulting, cloud benchmarking consultation, cloud selection assistance, and cloud service profiling services for organizations.
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closed 7/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired Nubera

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., a provider of research on the global IT industry, has acquired Nubera, a provider of research programs and detailed user-generated and editorial reviews of software and mobile apps. Nubera, whose web property is GetApp, helps organizations discover, compare and choose the right business software and applications for their needs.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner delivers the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Gartner is the indispensable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,000 distinct organizations. "
target: Nubera
Nubera develops cloud apps management services, with a strong focus on small and medium size businesses. Nubera's platforms attracts unique visits every month and covers all the main product platforms (cloud-based software, tablet apps, mobile apps, native apps, etc.) and business categories.
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announced 10/17/2013 via PR Newswire

FiddleFly, Inc., will acquire Mobile Awesomeness

synopsis: FiddleFly, Inc., a mobile website software company and digital creative agency, announced that it has acquired MobileAwesomeness.com, a leading online mobile gallery site. It will be launched as the first social mobile exchange, allowing top mobile design and development professionals to connect with potential clients online.
buyer: FiddleFly, Inc.
FiddleFly, Inc. is one of the industry-leaders in Mobile web development software, digital creative services and mobile industry portal development. "
target: Mobile Awesomeness
Mobile Awesomeness is a leading online mobile gallery site. It is the first social mobile exchange, allowing top mobile design and development professionals to connect with potential clients online.
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closed 2/28/2018 via PR Web

Wellspring Search, LLC, acquired CoolHomepages.com

synopsis: Wellspring Search, LLC has acquired CoolHomepages.com, the California-based design portal that has launched and made thousands of design careers in the digital industry. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer that matches their needs.
buyer: Wellspring Search, LLC
Based in Gettysburg, PA and Frederick, MD, Wellspring Search delivers world-class digital marketing services with a focus on SEO, SEM, marketing automation, and content marketing. Wellspring Search delivers business leads, value, and competitive advantage for their clients. "
target: CoolHomepages.com
Founded in 1997, CoolHomepages.com is one of the oldest web design websites in the United States. CoolHomepages.com features a collection of web templates for sale, and a designer portfolio section that helps customers find a web designer whose portfolio and budget matches their needs.
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closed 9/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Banyan Hill Publishing, acquired AdFluence

synopsis: Banyan Hill Publishing, the premier global asset protection and investment organization founded on the ideals of self-reliance and sovereignty, has acquired AdFluence, a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands.
buyer: Banyan Hill Publishing
Founded in 1998, Banyan Hill Publishing quickly established themselves as the premier global asset protection and investment organization founded on the ideals of self-reliance and sovereignty. "
target parent: Alpha Marketing Masters
target: AdFluence
AdFluence is a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands. AdFluence matches brands to a group of influencers that best match their audience. The platform supports all types of influencers, including Instagram users, YouTube users, Facebook users, and more.
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closed 7/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Alpha Marketing Masters, acquired AdFluence

synopsis: Alpha Marketing Masters, a digital marketing company that drives growth for SMEs, has acquired AdFluence, a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands. AdFluence matches brands to a group of influencers that best match their audience.
buyer: Alpha Marketing Masters
Alpha Marketing Masters is a digital marketing company that drives growth for SMEs. Alpha Marketing Masters specializes in full-funnel strategies utilizing unconventional tactics with proven results. They provide services for customer journey, campaign optimization, digital media, and more. "
target: AdFluence
AdFluence is a mobile app that connects social media influencers with brands. AdFluence matches brands to a group of influencers that best match their audience. The platform supports all types of influencers, including Instagram users, YouTube users, Facebook users, and more.
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closed 2/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Mascus

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV. Mascus is a leading online equipment listing service for used heavy machinery and trucks with the largest online market presence in Europe for heavy machinery and trucks.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$1,442.87)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target parent: Vortex Capital Partners
target: Mascus
Mascus is a global leading online equipment listing service for farm machinery, forestry, material handling and grounds care equipment, construction, transportation vehicles and other heavy equipment. Mascus makes trading in used machinery and equipment quicker and more efficient.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/1/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vortex Capital Partners, will acquire Mascus

synopsis: Alma Media has decided to sell Mascus, an electronic marketplace for trucks, heavy machinery and equipment. Alma Media is selling Mascus to Vortex Capital Partners, a Dutch based venture and expansion capital firm focused on technology companies.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners is an active venture capital firm investing in technology(-enabled) companies in the Benelux. They focus on software, internet, telecoms, semiconductors, infrastructure, technology-enabled services and media. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Mascus
Mascus is an electronic marketplace for used construction, agricultural, forest, and groundscare machinery and transportation vehicles. Product ranges include tractors for sale, trailers for sale, used trucks for sale, diggers, box trailers, mini diggers and excavators, etc.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/26/2013 via BNC Analysis

Docstoc, acquired BestVendor Inc.

synopsis: DocStoc, an online business for the best quality and widest selection of documents used to start, grow, and manage the professional life and small business, makes its first acquisition of BestVendor, a social recommendations site that helps business people make purchasing decisions.
buyer: Docstoc
Docstoc is the premier online business for the best quality and widest selection of documents used to start, grow, and manage your professional life and small business. "
target: BestVendor Inc.
BestVendor Inc. operates as a social recommendations site that helps business people make purchasing decisions. They aim to create an online resource where business professionals can exchange recommendations for work-related software and services.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

KingsCrowd, acquired Crowditz LLC

synopsis: KingsCrowd, a Boston-based leading independent, third-party crowdfunding research and rating service, has acquired leading equity crowdfunding data and analytics provider Crowditz. The team at Crowditz has built the first comprehensive software that collects and analyzes investment data from across the industry.
buyer: KingsCrowd
KingsCrowd is the leading independent, third-party independent, unbiased ratings service for the equity crowdfunding market. Through in-depth market research and company due diligence, it provides investors with the necessary information needed to make an informed investment decision in this space. "
target: Crowditz LLC
Crowditz is a platform which aggregates data from across the entire equity crowdfunding industry. It helps connect everyday investors with deals of interest and use data to help understand crowdfunding trends and ultimately help predict outcomes for crowdfunded start-ups.
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closed 5/18/2006 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, acquired 2020software.com

synopsis: Information technology (IT) media company TechTarget announced today it has acquired Los Angeles-based 20/20 Software, operator of the web site 2020software.com. TechTarget will operate 2020software.com as a separate site within the TechTarget network of media for targeted communities of IT buyers and decision-makers.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: 2020software.com
2020software.com is the only site focused on providing detailed feature-comparison information and access to trial software for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) seeking trial versions of CRM, ERP, accounting, human resources, salesforce-automation and other business software.
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closed 9/23/2014 via PR Newswire

Wingify, acquired Concept Feedback

synopsis: Wingify announced the acquisition of Concept Feedback, a leading community and resource for locating and contracting with website design and user experience (UX) experts that is used by brand marketers to increase conversion rates.
buyer: Wingify
Wingify, a software company, makes Visual Website Optimizer (VWO), a market leading tool that helps marketing professionals optimize sales and conversions on their website. VWO is used by thousands of customers across 80+ countries. Their customer base includes Microsoft, AMD, GE, and EA Sports. "
target: Concept Feedback
Concept Feedback is a leading community and resource for locating and contracting with website design and user experience (UX) experts that is used by brand marketers to increase conversion rates.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/8/2011 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired ITBusinessEdge

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., the leader in vertical marketing and media online, announced the acquisition of IT Business Edge (ITBE), an online media and marketing company. The addition of ITBE allows QuinStreet to expand its reach and capabilities in delivering targeted, measurable marketing results to business to business technology marketers.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target: ITBusinessEdge
IT Business Edge is an online media and marketing company that provides targeted content for senior business and technology decision makers, and measurable marketing programs for IT marketers.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Accolade, Inc., acquired 2ndMD

synopsis: Accolade, Inc., which provides personalized, technology-enabled solutions that help people better understand, navigate and utilize the healthcare system and their workplace benefits, announced it has acquired 2nd.MD, a leading Expert Medical Opinion and medical decision support company based in Houston, TX.
buyer: Accolade, Inc. (:$155.57)
Accolade provides personalized advocacy solutions that improve the experience and cost of healthcare for employers, health plans, and members. Accolade connects personal health data and programs to present a single point of entry to health and benefits resources while coordinating with providers. "
target: 2ndMD
2nd.MD is a revolutionary online resource that connects consumers with the nation’s leading medical specialists for second opinions.
price ($mm)
$460
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
13.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

StudioBinder Inc., acquired ProductionBeast

synopsis: StudioBinder Inc., a film production management software company allowing video professionals and agencies to create call sheets, shot lists, storyboards, and more, announced that it has acquired ProductionBeast, a job board and social networking community for television and film. Film companies use ProductionBeast’s job board to find talent.
buyer: StudioBinder Inc.
StudioBinder offers a cloud-based solution for video production management. Their product allows productions to better manage themselves with team collaboration features, script breakdowns, scheduling, shot listing, storyboarding, call sheets, contact management and more. "
target: ProductionBeast
ProductionBeast connects television, film and video freelancers with employers in the entertainment industry. Production companies use ProductionBeast’s job board to find the best talent. Its social networking features allows freelancers, vendors, and companies to create profiles and connect.
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