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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Axle AI, Inc., acquired Noscos

synopsis: Boston-based axle ai, the software company enabling remote work for video teams, announced that it has acquired Noscos, a developer of AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning) solutions for video and images based in Riga, Latvia.
buyer: Axle AI, Inc.
Axle ai is the recognized leader in developing radically simple media management software for media teams. Its solutions have helped over 700 organizations improve the way they create, share and store digital video content with media management solutions that are easy to install, use and afford. "
target: Noscos
Noscos is a leading face recognition platform technology provider for the media industry, based in Riga, Latvia. Noscos is part of a promising new wave of EU-based AI/ML startups using machine learning to address key needs in media and broadcast market segments.
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closed 12/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Quantum Corporation, acquired CatDV

synopsis: Quantum Corp., a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, has acquired CatDV, a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, and more.
buyer: Quantum Corporation (QTM:$365.37)
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. More than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding data workflow challenges. "
target: CatDV
CatDV is a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses of any size to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, audio files, PDFs, and more.
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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 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 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company, announced the successful completion of the purchase of the majority of Nokia's IP Video business. Nokia's video product portfolio, including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Velocix Group
Velocix is the streaming technology company that makes video personal, on every connected screen. They enable each stream to be personalized, dynamically adapting it to ensure every viewing experience is not just unique but enriched. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia's IP Video business includes video caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Anvato

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distributing video across platforms. Anvato’s technology allows its customers to power live streams, edit videos in the cloud, insert ads and handle pay-per-view, TV Everywhere and subscription payments.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Anvato
Anvato Inc. owns and operates a video software platform that is used for video publishing and monetization. It provides its video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution, and monetization strategies.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 1 Mainstream Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, announced it will acquire 1 Mainstream Inc., a startup that specializes in on-demand and live multi-screen services delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: 1 Mainstream Inc.
At 1 Mainstream, they have built the most automated digital TV platform for creating and distributing TV apps to 80% of the world's highest engagement internet TV devices, and they are working hard to deliver the remaining 20%.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Thebe Investment Corporation, acquired Discover Digital International Limited

synopsis: Thebe Investment Corporation, one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion, acquired Discover Digital, South Africa's dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products.
buyer: Thebe Investment Corporation
Thebe Investment Corporation is one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion. Thebe is a unique entrepreneurial company that is driven by a commitment to serve the broader interests of communities at large. "
target: Discover Digital International Limited
Headquartered in South Africa, Discover Digital is a dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products to enable clients’ organizations achieve greater heights in today’s competitive and digitally-focused landscape
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Discover Digital International Limited, acquired IKON Interactive

synopsis: On-demand solutions provider, Discover Digital International (DDI), completed its acquisition of Turkish firm IKON Interactive content management solution (CMS) and source code. IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems.
buyer: Discover Digital International Limited
Discover Digital International (DDI) provides broadcasters, telco operators and sports organisations with completed over the top (OTT) video on demand (VOD) and Linear TV managed solutions. "
target: IKON Interactive
Over the years, IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems on time and more importantly within budget.
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announced 3/16/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Digital Media Services, will acquire Volicon

synopsis: Verizon Digital Media Services announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Volicon. Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content – so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of their platform is delivering next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users. "
target: Volicon
Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. The Observer Media Intelligence Platform™ provides powerful tools for content creation and repurposing, compliance monitoring, and more.
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired AdSparx

synopsis: Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, announced it has acquired the assets of AdSparx, the ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target: AdSparx
AdSparx is an ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
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closed 2/4/2015 via GlobeNewswire

SeaChange International, acquired Timeline Labs

synopsis: SeaChange International, Inc., a leading global multiscreen video software innovator, announced that it has completed its acquisition of social media analytics software developer Timeline Labs (TLL, LLC). Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally. "
target: Timeline Labs
Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables local broadcasters, cable news channels and other media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time, find and broadcast newsworthy social trends and insights, and measure viewing audience engagement across television, mobile and PC.
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closed 11/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Seevibes, acquired TvTweet

synopsis: Seevibes, the Canadian leader in social TV audience measurement, expands beyond its borders with the acquisition of TvTweet, a leader of social television measurement in France. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries.
buyer: Seevibes
Seevibes is a leading digital media company. With an index containing more than 3,000 television programs and nearly 500 brands, Seevibes provide agencies and broadcasters with the relevant data they need to better understand and transform their public engagement. "
target: TvTweet
TvTweet is a French social TV measurement firm. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries, covering more than 100 prominent media and working with the biggest names in the industry including Orange, TF1 and NRJ12.
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired BlueFin Labs

synopsis: Twitter has closed a deal to buy BlueFin Labs, a company that specializes in helping media companies understand how people use social media in conjunction with their TV watching. BlueFin offers analysis of how brands, agencies, and TV networks can tap into viewer commentary about shows and commercials to power insights, ad sales, and media buys.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: BlueFin Labs
Bluefin Labs is a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brand advertisers, advertising agencies and TV networks. Its technology and professional services enable clients to tap into data at scale that links people’s social media commentary to the shows and commercials they watch on TV.
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closed 3/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Mesagraph

synopsis: Twitter, a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting, acquired France’s Mesagraph. Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Mesagraph
Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users. Users can rate, comment and complete each fragment of the bundle to make it even more compelling and interesting for others who share the same interests.
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closed 1/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Wayin, acquired Comenta TV

synopsis: Wayin, the platform for leveraging social media across all consumer channels, announced the acquisition of Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
buyer: Wayin
Wayin is a technology company created to enhance consumer experiences, empower data-driven marketers, and ultimately make Wayin, based in Denver, is a social hub platform that connects brands with their audience, helping them to better leverage their social media presence. "
target: Comenta TV
Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
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announced 6/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aquarius AI Inc., will acquire Podkast Entertainment Corp.

synopsis: Aquarius AI Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Podkast Entertainment Corp. (Podkast). Podkast offers a platform that allows content creators to easily set up a paid subscription service, allowing fans to support their work by subscribing to their content.
buyer: Aquarius AI Inc. (TSXV:GOOD:$0.00)
Aquarius AI (formerly Good Life Networks inc) is a Canadian technology company based in Vancouver BC. They build cool tech that helps businesses find customers, because nothing happens in business until someone spends a dollar. "
target: Podkast Entertainment Corp.
Podkast offers a platform that allows content creators to easily set up a paid subscription service, allowing fans to support their work by subscribing to their content. Podkast lets content creators charge a monthly fee to gain access to their exclusive, premium content.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acast, acquired RadioPublic

synopsis: Acast, a podcast host and ad network, is looking to improve its tech and broaden its reach. The company announced that it’s acquiring RadioPublic with the goal of using RadioPublic’s tech to bring more creators to the Acast platform. RadioPublic provides a podcast app for phones and other tools for podcasters.
buyer: Acast
Acast is the world’s largest podcast company. Acast is a global podcast marketplace that provides premium hosting, distribution and monetization. Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want. "
target: RadioPublic
RadioPublic’s free, easy to use podcast player for Android and iPhone makes listening to podcasts simple, enjoyable, & fun. RadioPublic also provides Podsite, which helps podcasters set up a complimentary website for their show as well as a feature called Affinity Promotions.
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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closed 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired SecondSync

synopsis: Twitter, Inc. acquired SecondSync Ltd., the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: SecondSync
SecondSync is the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Axle AI, Inc., acquired Noscos

synopsis: Boston-based axle ai, the software company enabling remote work for video teams, announced that it has acquired Noscos, a developer of AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning) solutions for video and images based in Riga, Latvia.
buyer: Axle AI, Inc.
Axle ai is the recognized leader in developing radically simple media management software for media teams. Its solutions have helped over 700 organizations improve the way they create, share and store digital video content with media management solutions that are easy to install, use and afford. "
target: Noscos
Noscos is a leading face recognition platform technology provider for the media industry, based in Riga, Latvia. Noscos is part of a promising new wave of EU-based AI/ML startups using machine learning to address key needs in media and broadcast market segments.
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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Axle AI, Inc., acquired Noscos

synopsis: Boston-based axle ai, the software company enabling remote work for video teams, announced that it has acquired Noscos, a developer of AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning) solutions for video and images based in Riga, Latvia.
buyer: Axle AI, Inc.
Axle ai is the recognized leader in developing radically simple media management software for media teams. Its solutions have helped over 700 organizations improve the way they create, share and store digital video content with media management solutions that are easy to install, use and afford. "
target: Noscos
Noscos is a leading face recognition platform technology provider for the media industry, based in Riga, Latvia. Noscos is part of a promising new wave of EU-based AI/ML startups using machine learning to address key needs in media and broadcast market segments.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BusinessWire

KnowledgeVision merged with OpenExchange Communications,

synopsis: OpenExchange Inc. and KnowledgeVision Systems Incorporated, a leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology, have completed their merger into a single company, dedicated to serving live, on-demand and streaming video needs of the professional investment and financial services industries worldwide.
buyer: OpenExchange Communications
OpenExchange is a community based video exchange that enhances interaction within the financial industry. Over 2,400 sell side, buy side, and corporate issuers arrange live, direct and multipoint video meetings to deliver investment content and corporate access in a secure and efficient manner. "
target: KnowledgeVision
KnowledgeVision is the leader in smart media creation, hosting, and tracking technology. Its Knovio online video platform is used by over 350,000 users in more than 2,000 companies and campuses to create, host, share, organize, collaborate around, and measure online media and presentation content.
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

Viking Venture AS, acquired FotoWare

synopsis: FotoWare, a Norwegian software company which has become a world-leading provider of Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions, has been acquired by Viking Venture, a leading software investor with focus on business to business software companies with international footprint.
buyer: Viking Venture AS
Viking Venture is the leading Nordic software investor with more than NOK 2 billion under management. The fund is headquartered in Trondheim, Norway and is an active minority investor in fast growing software companies with international potential. "
target: FotoWare
FotoWare is a Norwegian software company which, in the space of 20 years, has become a world-leading provider of Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions. FotoWare was founded in 1997.
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closed 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

DaCast, acquired Vzaar Limited

synopsis: DaCast--a SaaS platform offering video hosting and live streaming solutions--has acquired vzaar. Headquartered in the Uk, vzaar's online video platform comes preloaded with a variety of customization, security, management and analytical tools, which allow businesses to excel in their industries and achieve video success.
buyer: DaCast
DaCast offers the best online video platform that simplifies the distribution of premium media content. The company’s goal is to offer the highest quality streaming solutions available at the most competitive pricing. "
target: Vzaar Limited
UK’s vzaar is one of the most trusted video hosting companies worldwide. The vzaar online video platform comes preloaded with a variety of customization, security, management and analytical tools, which allow businesses to excel in their industries and achieve video success.
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closed 12/21/2015 via BusinessWire

Cubic Corporation, acquired TeraLogics, LLC

synopsis: Cubic Corporation, a company that designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications market, announced the acquisition of TeraLogics, LLC, a leading provider of real-time Full Motion Video ISR Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination.
buyer: Cubic Corporation (CUB:$1,496.48)
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. As the parent company of two business units, Cubic’s mission is to increase situational awareness and understanding for customers. "
target: TeraLogics, LLC
TeraLogics provide a unique depth of knowledge in the integration, routing, processing, management and dissemination of real time video. Their core competencies include Enterprise video delivery, multicast content delivery, network engineering, cyber security, and Agile software development.
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closed 10/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dura Software, acquired 6Connex, Inc.

synopsis: San Antonio holding company Dura Software has acquired 6Connex, a global software and services provider for enterprise online events. 6Connex offers a cloud-based platform that allows users to host online events, such as webinars, virtual trade shows, and e-learning courses.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software specializes in hyper-niche software products that fit narrow but mission-critical use cases for business customers. Dura buys software products from owners wanting an exit to operate with no intention to sell. Sellers know their employees, customers, and reputation will be protected. "
target: 6Connex, Inc.
6Connex is a global software and services provider for enterprise online events. 6Connex offers a cloud-based platform that allows users to host online events, such as webinars, virtual trade shows, and e-learning courses.
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Acquia, Inc., will acquire Widen Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: Acquia will acquire Widen, a cloud-native maker of digital asset management (DAM) and product information management (PIM) software. Widen unites digital assets such as rich media, product information and marketing copy in a single workflow and provides an intuitive interface to democratize access for marketers to all of a brand’s resources.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Acquia, Inc.
Acquia empowers the world’s leading brands to create digital customer experiences that matter. The Acquia Digital Experience Platform enables marketers, developers and IT operations teams to rapidly compose and deploy digital products and services that engage customers and enhance conversations. "
target: Widen Enterprises, Inc.
Widen helps brands deliver content with confidence. Their cloud-based DAM (Digital Asset Management) and PIM (Product Information Management) software, the Widen Collective, empowers marketers to bring content together, send it anywhere, and automate in-between.
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announced 2/16/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bynder, will acquire WebDAM Solutions

synopsis: Bynder, a global leader in digital asset management, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Shutterstock's digital asset management business, Webdam. Webdam’s cloud-based platform powers the visual content that drives impactful brand experiences, and allows brand-building activities to scale across the enterprise and consumer touchpoints.
buyer: Bynder
Bynder is the fastest way to professionally manage digital files. Its award-winning digital asset management (DAM) platform offers marketers a smart way to find and share creative files such as graphics, videos and documents. "
target parent: Shutterstock, Inc.
target: WebDAM Solutions
Webdam is a leader in digital asset management, changing the way marketing and creative teams manage brands. Webdam’s cloud-based platform powers the visual content that drives impactful brand experiences, and allows brand-building activities to scale across the enterprise and consumer touchpoints.
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announced 3/3/2014 via PR Newswire

ShutterStock, will acquire WebDAM Solutions

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WebDAM, a leading provider of web-based digital asset management software.
buyer: ShutterStock (NYSE:SSTK:$719.36)
Shutterstock is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. Its collection of premium photos, illustrations, and vectors combined with a selection of innovative, user-friendly subscription plans has made Shutterstock a trusted resource for an expanding global customer base. "
target: WebDAM Solutions
WebDAM Solutions' flagship application, WebDAM, provides creative teams with online tools for storing, managing, archiving, searching, retrieving, and distributing digital files throughout an organization.
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closed 3/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Perceptive Software, Inc., acquired Twistage, Inc

synopsis: Perceptive Software has acquired Twistage. Twistage offers an industry-leading, pure cloud software platform for managing video, audio and image content. Twistage's technology enables customers to securely ingest rich media in virtually any format, manage, and deliver content within their firewalls and outside the walls of their networks.
buyer parent: Lexmark International, Inc.
buyer: Perceptive Software, Inc.
Perceptive Software, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise content management software that helps organizations easily manage the entire lifecycle of their documents and content, simplifying their business processes, and fueling greater operational efficiency. "
target: Twistage, Inc
Twistage offers an industry-leading, pure cloud software platform for managing video, audio and image content. Twistage's technology enables customers to securely ingest rich media in virtually any format, manage, and deliver content within their firewalls and outside the walls of their networks.
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closed 7/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Open Text Corporation, acquired eMotion, Inc.

synopsis: Open Text Corporation, a leading provider of Enterprise Content Management software, announced the acquisition of eMotion LLC from Corbis Corporation. The eMotion division will become part of Open Text's Artesia Digital Media Group.
buyer: Open Text Corporation (OTEX:$2,934.81)
Open Text, the enterprise content management leader, helps organizations manage and gain the true value of their business content. Open Text brings together leading Content Experts(TM) to help organizations capture and preserve corporate memory, manage compliance and improve competitiveness. "
target parent: Corbis Corporation
target: eMotion, Inc.
eMotion, Inc., a leading provider of digital asset management software and hosted services eMotion, Inc. is a global provider of digital asset management software and hosted services, with a wide range of customers.
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closed 3/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

PresentAll Inc. merged with Title Consulting Services Inc.,

synopsis: Title Consulting Services, Inc. (TITL ) is pleased to announce that the company's merger with PresentAll has been finalized. PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
buyer: Title Consulting Services Inc. (TITL:$1.50)
Title Consulting Services, Inc. is an Accu Title Agency that does real estate closing, escrow services, and title insurance agency in Florida. Title Consulting Services provides real estate closing services and issues property title insurance policies that serve the real estate industry. "
target: PresentAll Inc.
PresentAll is a browser-based web conferencing software that allows anyone to meet online effortlessly and affordably.
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Aspire Software, acquired VSN Video Stream Networks S.L.

synopsis: Valsoft Corporation Inc., a Montreal-based company specializing in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of VSN Video Stream Networks S.L. ("VSN"), an industry leader in media and broadcasting solutions.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Aspire Software
Aspire Software is a vertical acquisition software company that owns, operates and manages a portfolio of companies in various fields, including hospitality, food & beverage, car rental and more. Aspire constantly seeks opportunities in various verticals and is committed to developing their brands. "
target: VSN Video Stream Networks S.L.
VSN is a global technology company that delivers advanced, end-to-end solutions to the broadcast and media industries. Its modular, scalable and customized software optimizes business processes in the areas of media asset management, master control room (MCR) automation and news production.
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announced 8/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Veritone, will acquire Wazee Digital

synopsis: Veritone, the world’s only SaaS-based operating system for Artificial Intelligence (AI), has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services that enable rights holders to monetize and enrich their content.
buyer: Veritone (VERI:$15.77)
Veritone has created the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence. Veritone’s aiWARE operating system leverages the power of cognitive computing to transform and analyze audio, video and other data sources in an automated manner to generate actionable insights. "
target: Wazee Digital
Wazee Digital's cloud digital asset management platform enables rights holders to monetize and enrich their valuable content. Their solutions including video licensing and live event services, provide complete control over content so that assets reach their rightful audiences around the globe.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Brightcove, Inc., acquired Unicorn Media, Inc

synopsis: Brightcove Inc., a leading global provider of cloud services for video, announced it has completed its acquisition of Unicorn Media, a leading provider of cloud video ad insertion technology.
buyer: Brightcove, Inc. (BCOV:$164.83)
Brightcove, a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform. "
target: Unicorn Media, Inc
Unicorn Media, Inc. is the leading provider of Internet video solutions that enable companies to maximize IP video profitability. Their patented technology, Unicorn Once™, allows customers to ingest video content one time and deliver it to every Internet-connected device via a single URL.
price ($mm)
$51
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closed 10/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Rimage Corporation, acquired Qumu, Inc.

synopsis: Rimage Corporation, the industry-leading provider of on-demand CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc™ publishing systems, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Qumu, Inc., the leader in enterprise video communications.
buyer: Rimage Corporation (RIMG:$83.63)
Rimage Corporation helps businesses deliver digital content directly and securely to their customers and employees. Its disc publishing business supplies customers with industry-leading solutions that archive, distribute and protect content on CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs™. "
target: Qumu, Inc. (QUMU:$24.49)
Qumu, Inc. is a business video platform provider, empowering organizations to better engage and inspire employees, improve productivity, and reduce costs. The largest Global 1000 companies depend on Qumu’s video platform to capture, manage, and distribute live and on-demand content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$53 [$65]
rev ($mm)
$13
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2011 via PR Newswire

SDL International, acquired Calamares

synopsis: SDL plc, the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, announced the acquisition of Calamares, an internationally recognized cloud-based platform that allows enterprises to centrally compose, enrich, publish and distribute video and other rich-media assets.
buyer: SDL International (SDLLF:$500.53)
SDL is the leader in Global Information Management solutions, which provide increased business agility to enterprises by accelerating the delivery of high-quality multilingual content to global markets. "
target: Calamares
Calamares is an internationally recognized cloud-based platform that allows enterprises to centrally compose, enrich, publish and distribute video and other rich-media assets. Calamares supports all media platforms, systems and devices.
price ($mm)
$2.10
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closed 1/31/2011 via Market Wire

KIT digital, Inc., acquired Kyte

synopsis: KIT digital, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based video asset management solutions (VAMS) for multi-screen delivery, has acquired San Francisco-based Kyte, the 360° video platform for live and on-demand content that enables media companies and marketers to engage audiences across online, mobile, and social platforms.
buyer: KIT digital, Inc. (:$214.93)
KIT digital is a leading global provider of video asset management solutions for multi-screen IP-based delivery. KIT VX-one, the company's family of end-to-end software platform solutions, enables enterprise clients to acquire, manage and distribute video assets. "
target: Kyte
Founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, Kyte's advanced mobile distribution and social media integration capabilities enable media companies and enterprises to reach, engage and monetize audiences.
price ($mm)
$4.82
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/23/2010 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired ExtendMedia

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held ExtendMedia, a leading provider of software-based Content Management Systems (CMS) that manage the entire lifecycle of video content through monetization for pay media and ad-supported business models.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: ExtendMedia
ExtendMedia provides OpenCASE, a carrier-grade platform for managing, publishing and monetizing video across PCs, televisions and mobile devices. With OpenCASE, network operators, media companies and consumer electronics companies can launch streaming and downloadable video services.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Thebe Investment Corporation, acquired Discover Digital International Limited

synopsis: Thebe Investment Corporation, one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion, acquired Discover Digital, South Africa's dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products.
buyer: Thebe Investment Corporation
Thebe Investment Corporation is one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion. Thebe is a unique entrepreneurial company that is driven by a commitment to serve the broader interests of communities at large. "
target: Discover Digital International Limited
Headquartered in South Africa, Discover Digital is a dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products to enable clients’ organizations achieve greater heights in today’s competitive and digitally-focused landscape
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announced 7/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Movie Studio, Inc., will acquire Emerging Pictures

synopsis: The Movie Studio, Inc. will acquire Emerging Pictures and all of its assets, including its innovative technology for a Commercial VOD (Video on Demand) digital delivery platform presently deployed in over 130 theaters. Emerging Pictures' assets includes distribution rights to many hundreds of critically acclaimed films and independent cinema.
buyer: The Movie Studio, Inc. (OTCPK:MVES:$0.02)
The Movie Studio, Inc. is a publicly traded media and motion picture production and distribution company. The Company is the premier full production movie studio in Miami, Florida area. The studio produces and distributes its films worldwide. "
target parent: Mobio Technologies Inc.
target: Emerging Pictures
Emerging Pictures is an all-digital Film and Alternate Content network of theaters in the United States. Through its network of theaters, Emerging cost effectively exhibits critically acclaimed films, cultural programming, art films, documentaries, foreign language films and independent cinema.
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