Like Aventri, Inc.

closed 1/6/2022 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc. merged with MeetingPlay,

synopsis: Aventri, the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events, has merged with MeetingPlay, an award-winning technology pioneer, centered around creating innovative solutions for premier in-person, virtual, and hybrid events.
buyer: MeetingPlay
MeetingPlay is a technology company focused on creating groundbreaking solutions for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. With every meeting and event, MeetingPlay creates transformative experiences that enables their customers, attendees, and sponsors to make valuable, face-to-face connections. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Aventri, Inc.
Aventri is the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event and meeting management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events. Its SaaS platform, virtual technology, and best-in-class service offerings enable event professionals to plan, promote, deliver, and optimize their events.
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closed 7/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Lynk Global, acquired Juven

synopsis: Lynk, an AI-driven knowledge management platform based in Hong Kong, has acquired Juven, an engagement and events management platform in Hong Kong. Juven helps membership associations and event organizers to simplify their work. Their cloud platform provides solutions for membership management, ticketing, engagement, and more.
buyer: Lynk Global
Lynk is an AI-driven knowledge management platform based in Hong Kong. Lynk's cloud platform provides enterprises with fast, convenient, and efficient ways to organize, connect and engage with individuals that have relevant expertise and experience. "
target: Juven
Juven is an engagement and events management platform in Hong Kong. Juven helps membership associations, marketers and event organizers to simplify their work and increase their revenue. Their cloud platform provides solutions for membership management, ticketing, engagement, and more.
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closed 6/24/2022 via Company Press Release

Activity Stream Ltd., acquired Yesplan

synopsis: Activity Stream has acquired Yesplan - which brings together event which brings together event planning and operations, staff logistics, and event financials integrated into the leading ticketing and admission systems. Yesplan provides cloud-based software that allows the cultural industry to work smarter and faster.
buyer: Activity Stream Ltd.
Throughout an event's lifecycle, Activity Stream offers a range of solutions that can help event marketing succeed. Activity Stream allows users to see the latest sales trends, gain insights and actionable intelligence, and deliver amazing campaigns. "
target: Yesplan
Yesplan provides cloud-based software that allows the cultural industry to work smarter and faster. Yesplan centralises all event and venue planning activities into one system.
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announced 11/3/2021 via PR Newswire

Cendyn Corp. will be merged with Pegasus Solutions Inc.,

synopsis: Cendyn, the leading provider of cloud-based software and eCommerce services for the hospitality industry, has entered into a merger agreement with Pegasus, a leading provider of revenue and distribution solutions for the hospitality industry.
buyer: Pegasus Solutions Inc.
Pegasus is a leading global technology provider empowering independent hotels, hotel groups and large chains to grow their reservations businesses in a digital world. The company provides a comprehensive offering of cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions and services. "
target: Cendyn Corp.
Cendyn is a cloud-based software and services provider that develops integrated technology platforms for driving sales and marketing performance in the travel and hospitality industry. The Cendyn Hospitality Cloud offers software and services for hotel marketing, guest engagement, and group sales.
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closed 10/26/2021 via PR Newswire

Bizzabo, acquired TeeVid

synopsis: Bizzabo, the Event Experience Operating System, has acquired TeeVid, a virtual events platform based in Israel. TeeVid is an end to end events solution for creating, producing, and broadcasting virtual, in-person and hybrid events. Their platform enables users to produce events like a pro and provides them with complete control over the event.
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: TeeVid
TeeVid is an interactive virtual events platform based in Israel. TeeVid is an end to end events solution for creating, producing, and broadcasting virtual, in-person and hybrid events. Their platform enables users to produce events like a pro and provides them with complete control over the event.
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closed 7/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Bevy, acquired Eventtus

synopsis: US-based events company Bevy has acquired the Egypt and Duba-based event management software company Eventtus. Founded in 2012 by Mai Medhat and Nihal Fares, Eventtus is an event management software company. Its platform enables its customers to organise virtual, in-person and hybrid events.
buyer: Bevy
Founded in 2017, Bevy was purpose built to help companies build, grow and scale their global communities. Bevy is about bringing people together. The Bevy platform was purpose-built to help local communities of passionate advocates make a positive impact on the world. "
target: Eventtus
Eventtus provides a one stop shop for event organizers to manage their events, in few minutes they can add their event's information, create a web page for the event, sell the tickets and build a beautiful mobile app for the event with agenda, speakers bios, live announcements,
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Cisco WebEx LLC, will acquire Socio

synopsis: Cisco announced the intent to acquire privately-held, U.S.-based Socio Labs, a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Cisco WebEx LLC
Cisco Webex is a leading provider of cloud-based collaboration solutions which includes video meetings, calling, messaging, events, customer experience solutions like contact center and purpose-built collaboration devices. "
target: Socio
U.S.-based Socio Labs is a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming, attendee engagement.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired Fonteva

synopsis: Togetherwork, the leader in integrated software and payments for managing communities, groups, and organizations, has acquired Fonteva, the leading association and events management platform built on Salesforce. Fonteva provides organizations with a full suite of Membership, Events, eCommerce, and online Community applications built on Salesforce.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is a leader in software and payments for member-based organizations, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. They operate across the non-profit, higher education, and recreation and leisure end markets."
target: Fonteva
Fonteva, a Salesforce Partner since 2010, is the leading provider of membership, events, and eCommerce solutions built on the Salesforce platform. Fonteva delivers highly configurable solutions that grow and strengthen the relationships that organizations are built on.
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closed 11/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

NexTech AR Solutions Corp., acquired Map Dynamics

synopsis: NexTech AR Solutions, a leading provider of virtual and augmented reality (AR) experience technologies and services for virtual and hybrid eCommerce, education, conferences and events, announced that it has acquired Map Dynamics, a company that offers a consolidated set of self-service event management tools.
buyer: NexTech AR Solutions Corp. (CNSX:NTAR:$18.93)
Toronto-based NexTech AR Solutions is a rapidly growing leader in the augmented reality (AR) industry. The company's ARitize platform is the first cross-solution, browser-based, web-enabled AR eCommerce option, enabling small and large eCommerce sites to integrate AR into the shopping experience. "
target: Map Dynamics
Based in Athens, Georgia, Map Dynamics offers a consolidated set of self-service event management tools through its Event Home Base technology, coupled with dedicated support teams to create flexible, virtual, in-person or hybrid events.
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closed 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Community Brands, acquired Pathable

synopsis: Community Brands, the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools, has acquired Pathable, a provider of web and mobile event apps for conferences, events, associations and tradeshows. Pathable helps clients to connect their attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors before, during, and after the event.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage their event data. Using these solutions, customers of all sizes create meaningful and lasting experiences for their members. "
target: Pathable
Pathable is the leading provider of web and mobile event apps for conferences, events, associations and tradeshows. Pathable helps clients to connect their attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors before, during, and after the event to help drive and measure engagement every step of the way.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Miles Per Hour Pty Ltd, acquired Event Workforce Group Pty Ltd

synopsis: Miles Per Hour and Event Workforce have merged to form the company Spark Event Group aimed at supplying an end-to-end solution for event management, logistics and workforce. Event Workforce Group (EWG) is an Australian born, globally-focussed staffing and technology solutions business for the event, sport and entertainment industry.
buyer: Miles Per Hour Pty Ltd
Miles Per Hour is an established go-to event operator providing event strategy, budgets, project planning, stakeholder management, procurement, documentation, site/venue management, delivery and reviews. "
target: Event Workforce Group Pty Ltd
Event Workforce Group (EWG) is an Australian born, globally-focussed staffing and technology solutions business for the event, sport and entertainment industry. EWG is now an integral conduit for the industry, connecting high quality emerging talent with employers nationwide.
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closed 4/5/2019 via PR Newswire

Community Brands, acquired Attendee Interactive

synopsis: Community Brands, the leading provider of cloud-based software and payment solutions for associations, nonprofits, schools and faith-based organizations, announced that it has acquired Attendee Interactive, a Maryland-based company specializing in conference planning and event management.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is the leading provider of cloud-based software to associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools. Organizations adopt Community Brands software to manage their event data. Using these solutions, customers of all sizes create meaningful and lasting experiences for their members. "
target: Attendee Interactive
Attendee Interactive (Ai) is a provider of conference planning and event management solutions. Ai offers a content and accreditation platform that provides an unmatched suite of features for conference planning. Ai allows conference planners and CME departments to streamline all of their needs.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PR Web

SquadUP, acquired Event Nation

synopsis: SquadUP, a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform, has acquired Event Nation, a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales.
buyer: SquadUP
SquadUP is a mobile-first ticketing, event management and audience engagement platform. SquadUP enables hosts to create event pages, send invitations, track RSVPs, sell tickets and collect donations. Their customers include Tribeca Enterprises, American City Business Journals, Riot Games, and more. "
target: Event Nation
Event Nation is a ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators across the United States. Event Nation allows users to discover, share, and attend the best events in their area or create their own and manage ticket sales, all in one place.
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closed 11/21/2018 via PR Web

Patron Technology, acquired FISH Technologies

synopsis: Patron Technology, an industry-leading live event technology company, announced it has acquired FISH Technologies, a leading provider in experiential marketing for sports and brands. With FISH, pioneering event organizers can register fans, enhance fan experiences, and provide frictionless sponsor engagement.
buyer: Patron Technology
Patron Technology enables live event organizers to create better, more customized experiences for their ticket buyers and deeper, more profitable relationships with their sponsors through an integrated, industry-leading event technology solution. "
target: FISH Technologies
FISH Technologies is a leading provider in experiential marketing for sports and brands. With FISH, pioneering event organizers can register fans, enhance fan experiences, and provide frictionless sponsor engagement.
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closed 8/8/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Eventbrite, acquired Picatic

synopsis: Eventbrite, a global ticketing and event technology platform that powers millions of events, has acquired Picatic, a Vancouver-based ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators in Canada and around the world.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: Picatic
Picatic is a Vancouver-based ticketing and event registration platform that empowers event creators in Canada and around the world. Organizers can use the software to design, setup, manage, and promote their events.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Sergey Solonin, acquired TimePad LLC

synopsis: Co-founder of Qiwi, Sergey Solonin, bought 100% of ticket sales and event management, Timepad. TimePad is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
buyer: Sergey Solonin
Sergey Solonin is the founder and CEO of Qiwi. Qiwi is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States). "
target: TimePad LLC
TimePad, based in Russia, is a web-based service for event organizers. TimePad provides event management, on-line registrations and ticketing, event promotion, check-in and more.
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closed 5/9/2017 via BusinessWire

HGGC, LLC, acquired Etouches

synopsis: etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, announced that it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. etouches’ end-to-end platform provides event management and venue sourcing solutions to a broad set of customers worldwide in all major verticals.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a middle market private equity firm with a uniquely talented and seasoned team of professionals with years of collective deal and operational experience. HGGC brings the best practices from private equity and global corporations to build middle market businesses that out-perform the market. "
target: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process and increase ROI.
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closed 3/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Conde Nast Publications Inc., acquired Pop2Life and Ribyt

synopsis: Condé Nast announced two acquisitions: the purchase of an industry-leading experiential marketing agency Pop2Life, along with the event hospitality and ticketing platform Ribyt.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Conde Nast Publications Inc.
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 123 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands. "
target: Pop2Life and Ribyt
Pop2Life is an industry-leading experiential marketing agency. Ribyt is an event hospitality and ticketing platform. Ribyt, an enterprise-grade event technology platform, provides users with cloud-based tools to manage high-touch events.
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closed 3/16/2017 via PR Newswire

Global Experience Specialists, Inc., acquired Poken

synopsis: GES, a global full-service provider for live events, announced the purchase of Poken, a cloud-based event management platform. Poken brings together digital and physical event spaces to drive engagement and gain better insight through real data. The Poken 360° platform offers a seamless ecosystem of technology tools that enhance event engagement.
buyer parent: Viad Corp
buyer: Global Experience Specialists, Inc.
Global Experience Specialists (GES) is a full-service provider for live events, producing corporate events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, exhibits & entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide-range of services, including official show services, AV, creative & design, marketing & more. "
target: Poken
Poken is a cloud-based event management platform that creates richer engagement. Poken enables organizers and exhibitors to create interactive and exciting events, while providing a one-stop system for managing each stage in the planning and delivery process.
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closed 6/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Etouches, acquired Zentila

synopsis: etouches, a top global provider of cloud event management software, announced the acquisition of Zentila, an enterprise SaaS company that provides smarter venue sourcing and booking with a focus on corporate and third-party meeting/event planners. Zentila streamlines the complex process of sourcing and booking venues and capturing data.
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process and increase ROI. "
target: Zentila
Zentila is a first-of-its-kind strategic sourcing solution for meetings and events. The award-winning platform enables organizations and third-party planners to easily source and capture meeting and event data – all in one place.
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closed 1/6/2022 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc. merged with MeetingPlay,

synopsis: Aventri, the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events, has merged with MeetingPlay, an award-winning technology pioneer, centered around creating innovative solutions for premier in-person, virtual, and hybrid events.
buyer: MeetingPlay
MeetingPlay is a technology company focused on creating groundbreaking solutions for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. With every meeting and event, MeetingPlay creates transformative experiences that enables their customers, attendees, and sponsors to make valuable, face-to-face connections. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Aventri, Inc.
Aventri is the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event and meeting management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events. Its SaaS platform, virtual technology, and best-in-class service offerings enable event professionals to plan, promote, deliver, and optimize their events.
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closed 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc., acquired ITN International, Inc.

synopsis: Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Aventri, Inc.
The award-winning, open-source Aventri platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. "
target: ITN International, Inc.
ITN is the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
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closed 5/9/2017 via BusinessWire

HGGC, LLC, acquired Etouches

synopsis: etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, announced that it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. etouches’ end-to-end platform provides event management and venue sourcing solutions to a broad set of customers worldwide in all major verticals.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a middle market private equity firm with a uniquely talented and seasoned team of professionals with years of collective deal and operational experience. HGGC brings the best practices from private equity and global corporations to build middle market businesses that out-perform the market. "
target: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process and increase ROI.
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closed 3/2/2017 via Company Press Release

Etouches, acquired Loopd

synopsis: etouches, a top global provider of cloud event management software, announces the acquisition of Loopd, an enterprise SaaS start-up that enhances attendee experience through data-driven technology. Loopd’s innovative and subscription-based platform offers event planners and marketers the intelligence to help them build more effective strategies.
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process & increase ROI. etouches has assisted over 25,000 event professionals in planning, executing & measuring events. "
target: Loopd
Loopd Inc. provides physical intelligence to corporate events. The Loopd relational analytics solution is the industry’s only bi-directional solution that enables the exchange of content and contact information automatically while gathering rich analytics data.
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closed 6/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Etouches, acquired Zentila

synopsis: etouches, a top global provider of cloud event management software, announced the acquisition of Zentila, an enterprise SaaS company that provides smarter venue sourcing and booking with a focus on corporate and third-party meeting/event planners. Zentila streamlines the complex process of sourcing and booking venues and capturing data.
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a global end-to-end event management software solution. The success oriented and cloud-based platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process and increase ROI. "
target: Zentila
Zentila is a first-of-its-kind strategic sourcing solution for meetings and events. The award-winning platform enables organizations and third-party planners to easily source and capture meeting and event data – all in one place.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Etouches, acquired inEvention

synopsis: etouches, a top global provider of cloud event management software, announces it has acquired INEVENTION. The company is an enterprise SaaS company that provides smarter hotel and venue sourcing for event planners with a primary focus on user experience and Return on Investment (ROI).
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a leader in cloud event management software. Covering every major function in the event planning lifecycle, the multi-lingual and multi-currency software has 15 modules for registration, budgeting, surveying, mobile app and more. "
target: inEvention
inEvention is a stealth-mode startup developing technology for an offsite meetings and events marketplace. Their customers are meeting managers/planners, hoteliers, and service providers. Their team is made up of serial entrepreneurs with multiple prior successes.
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closed 7/15/2015 via Company Press Release

Etouches, acquired TapCrowd NV

synopsis: etouches, a top provider of cloud event management software solutions, announced the acquisition of TapCrowd, a leader in creating event mobile applications and marketing data for businesses and associations globally.
buyer: Etouches
etouches is a leader in in-cloud event management software. Covering every major function in the event planning lifecycle, etouches is a top choice among event professionals. Founded in 2008, the company has more than 1000 customers in 35 countries. "
target: TapCrowd NV
TapCrowd helps companies to build, publish and maintain B2B2C mobile apps with a focus on building brand awareness, increasing customer loyalty, enabling personalised interactions and boosting revenue.
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closed 6/9/2022 via BusinessWire

MeetingPlay, acquired eventcore

synopsis: MeetingPlay + Aventri, a global leader in event management solutions for onsite, hybrid, and virtual events, announced the acquisition of eventcore, a comprehensive event registration technology platform delivering bespoke event registration services for organizations looking for tailored solutions for the most complex events.
buyer: MeetingPlay
MeetingPlay is an award-winning event management software provider for live, hybrid, and virtual events. Blending visionary technology with best-in-class service to close all gaps in the planning process, they offer event organizers the most complete full-service solution. "
target: eventcore
eventcore provides highly customized technology solutions for event registration and tools to power world-class events. eventcore helps clients achieve success through its suite of enterprise-level solutions that form the technical foundation of premier events designed to make an impact.
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closed 1/6/2022 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc. merged with MeetingPlay,

synopsis: Aventri, the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events, has merged with MeetingPlay, an award-winning technology pioneer, centered around creating innovative solutions for premier in-person, virtual, and hybrid events.
buyer: MeetingPlay
MeetingPlay is a technology company focused on creating groundbreaking solutions for in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. With every meeting and event, MeetingPlay creates transformative experiences that enables their customers, attendees, and sponsors to make valuable, face-to-face connections. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: Aventri, Inc.
Aventri is the global leader in data-driven, end-to-end event and meeting management solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events. Its SaaS platform, virtual technology, and best-in-class service offerings enable event professionals to plan, promote, deliver, and optimize their events.
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EventsTag, acquired Excelerated Apps Ltd.

synopsis: Crowd Reactive Ltd, doing business as EventsTag, has acquired Excelerated Applications Limited, the developer of a sophisticated radio-frequency identification (RFID) event engagement platform. EventsTag specializes in creating event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans.
buyer: EventsTag
Based in the UK, EventsTag specializes in creating topical, entertaining and engaging event content for brands and integrating it with social media platforms for maximum reach and engagement with fans. It has an impressive roster of high-profile clients. "
target: Excelerated Apps Ltd.
Based in the UK, Excelerated Applications provide a variety of RFID event solutions through our award-winning consumer engagement platform that help brands, venues and events put personalised, digital and social experiences at the heart of their real-world spaces.
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closed 12/7/2015 via BusinessWire

The Active Network, Inc., acquired Virtual Event Bags

synopsis: ACTIVE Network®, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and the industry’s leading provider of data solutions, announced it has acquired Virtual Event Bags™. Virtual Event Bags is an industry pioneer for virtual event bag software and has created a highly scalable technology platform to help connect sponsors with participants.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: The Active Network, Inc. (ACTV:$441.26)
ACTIVE Network is the leading global marketplace for activities and events, connecting participants and activity organizers, while offering unparalleled business intelligence through industry-leading data solutions and insights platform that helps organizers drive participation and revenue. "
target: Virtual Event Bags
Virtual Event Bags is the leading virtual event bag platform created to help event organizers more effectively connect their event sponsors with their participants. Through a mobile responsive, micro-website, Virtual Event Bags effectively delivers sponsor and event- related content to attendees.
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closed 2/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc., acquired Moshtix Pty Ltd

synopsis: Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment Company, has announced the acquisition of Moshtix to service the growing general admission event markets in Australia and New Zealand. Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers.
buyer parent: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
buyer: Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (TKTM:$1,240.48)
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing and marketing company. The company works with more than 10,000 clients across multiple event categories, connecting consumers across the globe to live entertainment. "
target: Moshtix Pty Ltd
Based in Australia, Moshtix delivers an innovative technology solution for general admission, self-service and white label solutions for event organisers. Moshtix specialises in general admission events across a variety of event genres.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

PlayPass nv, acquired Yuflow SAS

synopsis: RFID technology company PlayPass has acquired the French cashless payment provider, Yuflow, as part of its global expansion programme. Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries.
buyer: PlayPass nv
PlayPass, named Best Festival Technology Provider at the 2019 Festival Supplier Awards last week, supplies cashless payment technology to festivals including Lollapalooza Berlin and Santiago (80,000-cap.), Rock Werchter (88,000-cap.) and British Summer Time Hyde Park (65,000-cap.). "
target: Yuflow SAS
Yuflow is a French company that provides innovative cashless payment solutions dedicated to leisure and events industries. Yuflow allows attendees to pay with NFC cards/wristbands or directly with their smartphone. Yuflow is the only cashless solution that doesn’t require preloading.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eventbrite, acquired ToneDen

synopsis: Eventbrite, Inc., a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, has acquired ToneDen, a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools.
buyer: Eventbrite (EB:$162.01)
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform. Eventbrite’s unique and powerful platform enables creators of all shapes and sizes with tools and resources to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live events around the world. "
target: ToneDen
ToneDen is a self-service social-marketing platform. ToneDen helps creators, live events and e-commerce companies reach and sell to their audiences online. The platform features playbooks, Facebook messaging solutions, and web marketing tools to help users build and grow a lasting brand online.
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closed 10/16/2018 via BusinessWire

Aventri, Inc., acquired ITN International, Inc.

synopsis: Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Aventri, Inc.
The award-winning, open-source Aventri platform delivers innovative technology solutions to streamline the event process, providing real-time data and analytics on event performance, customer engagement, and increasing measurable event ROI. "
target: ITN International, Inc.
ITN is the world leader in mobile NFC (near-field communication), BLE (bluetooth low energy) and cloud-based event solutions for corporate events, trade shows and private events.
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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.
price ($mm)
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$1
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0.0x
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closed 5/24/2017 via Company Press Release

RaceMenu, Inc., acquired TapWalk

synopsis: RaceMenu, a leading endurance event software company, announced the acquisition of Boston-based mobile app development company TapWalk. Founded in 2010 by David Owens, TapWalk allows event coordinators and venue operators to rapidly deploy and instantly update custom, white-label mobile applications.
buyer: RaceMenu, Inc.
RaceMenu offers online ticketing and registration, Raceday mobile on-site registration and payment, race timing, results and photography services. Their software and technology solutions help event organizers make their events more friendly, more fun and more profitable. "
target: TapWalk
TapWalk provides a platform to create mobile applications for large events and venues, allowing clients to easily create, customize and edit their app. TapWalk is location-aware and features an always-up-to-date version of the paper maps, calendars, news and announcements that these venues print.
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closed 5/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Cricketer, acquired Oak Software

synopsis: The Cricketer, the world's No.1 cricket magazine, has acquired Oak Software, a subscription management platform in the UK. Oak's platform is used by a range of publishers and manages subscriptions for over 1,000 titles. Their powerful software provides solutions for subscription management, web shops, online subscriber management, and more.
buyer: The Cricketer
The Cricketer is the world's No.1 cricket magazine. The Cricketer is a monthly magazine that offers an entertaining, informative read, mixing compelling features with gritty analysis and eye-catching design. They provide breaking news and interviews for international, domestic and club cricket. "
target: Oak Software
Oak Software is a subscription management platform in the UK. Oak's platform is used by a range of publishers and manages subscriptions for over 1,000 titles. Their powerful software provides solutions for subscription management, web shops, online subscriber management, and more.
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announced 7/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Perion Network Ltd., will acquire Pub Ocean

synopsis: Perion Network Ltd., a global technology company that provides agencies, brands, and publishers with innovative solutions for digital advertising, will acquire Pub Ocean, a digital publisher-focused technology company with scalable content distribution and real-time revenue analytics technology.
buyer: Perion Network Ltd. (PERI:$401.16)
Perion is a global technology company that provides agencies, brands, and publishers with innovative solutions for digital advertising. Perion delivers its Synchronized Digital Branding solution across the three main pillars of digital advertising: ad search, social media, and display/video. "
target: Pub Ocean
Pub Ocean is a technology company that helps digital publishers become more profitable by providing greater visibility and control through proprietary technology: LiveYield for real-time revenue attribution, Mission to control and automate the purchase and sale of audience.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
4.4x
closed 1/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Firebrand Technologies, Inc., acquired Enthrill Distribution Inc.

synopsis: Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technology services, announced the acquisition of the technology assets and brands from Enthrill Distribution, Inc., a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry.
buyer: Firebrand Technologies, Inc.
Firebrand Technologies provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Title Management™ Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post- production, marketing and sales; Direct2Reader™ provides a platform for publishers to reach directly to readers. "
target: Enthrill Distribution Inc.
Enthrill Distribution, Inc. is a provider of innovative digital content distribution technologies for the publishing industry. Enthrill's products include PackaDRM, a device agnostic social DRM, and the Endpaper Engine, an ebook delivery platform that delivers ebooks into any reading device.
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closed 9/8/2014 via BNC Analysis

Piano Media, a.s., acquired Press+

synopsis: Piano Media, the three-year-old Slovakian paywall tech company has acquired its American counterpart, Press+. The e-commerce platform was created by Journalism Online. It allows publishers to choose and continually adjust multiple options for paid access, with each publisher selecting its own business model, offerings, and pricing.
buyer: Piano Media, a.s.
Piano Media is a global leader in online subscription monetization solutions, digital audience development and online subscriber data analysis. They offer the most comprehensive digital subscription platforms in the world. "
target parent: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
target: Press+
Journalism Online’s Press+ e-commerce platform allows publishers to choose and continually adjust multiple options for paid access, with each publisher selecting its own business model, offerings, and pricing.
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closed 3/24/2011 via AP - Associated Press

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, acquired Journalism Online, LLC

synopsis: R.R. Donnelley & Sons has acquired Steve Brill’s high-profile paid content project JournalismOnline. JournalismOnline’s Press+ technology and service allow publishers to create a range of paid models for their digital content.
buyer: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD:$6,413.40)
RR Donnelley is a global provider of integrated communications. The company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services. "
target: Journalism Online, LLC
Journalism Online’s Press+ e-commerce platform allows publishers to choose and continually adjust multiple options for paid access, with each publisher selecting its own business model, offerings, and pricing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$20 [$20]
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closed 4/6/2015 via Financial Times

Vox Media, Inc., acquired OpBandit

synopsis: Vox Media, Inc. has acquired OpBandit. It tracks information about readers and their behaviour and uses it to determine the best content to show them on a publisher’s site. Readers who come to a Vox story through the site’s homepage may see a different headline and picture than those who click through a link from Facebook or Twitter.
buyer: Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media, Inc. is one of the fastest growing media companies, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 150mm people each month who rely on them for a modern, intelligent take on the world around them. "
target: OpBandit
OpBandit develops content optimization software for online publishers. The software tracks information about readers and their behaviour and uses it to determine the best content to show them on a publisher's site. The company is based in Washington, District Of Columbia.
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closed 7/14/2014 via Company Press Release

ScribbleLive, acquired CoveritLive

synopsis: ScribbleLive has announced their acquisition of CoveritLive, the leading live-event publishing platform. Since its release in 2007, CoveritLive has been used by thousands of writers to engage millions of readers around the world. It is actively used both by traditional bloggers, journalists, major brands and mainstream media.
buyer: ScribbleLive
ScribbleLive's end-to-end content engagement platform helps their clients plan, create, distribute, measure, and optimize their content to foster meaningful and profitable relationships with their audience. "
target parent: Demand Media, Inc.
target: CoveritLive
CoveritLive is the leading live-event publishing platform. Since its release in 2007, CoveritLive has been used by thousands of writers to engage millions of readers around the world. It is actively used both by traditional bloggers, journalists, major brands and mainstream media.
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closed 3/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired CoveritLive

synopsis: Demand Media, Inc., a leading content and social media company, has announced the acquisition of CoveritLive. Brands like ESPN, Ford, News Corp and BBC use CoveritLive's live event platform to engage event audiences with real-time commentary, instant reader polling and question and answer capabilities.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (DMD:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading online media company that informs, entertains and connects millions of people every day. Through a portfolio of vertical web properties, a global network of digital partners, and an innovative content studio, it publishes what the world wants to know and share. "
target: CoveritLive
Brands like ESPN, Ford, News Corp and BBC use CoveritLive to engage event audiences with real-time commentary, instant reader polling and question and answer capabilities.
price ($mm)
$4.40
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closed 2/28/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Magnite, acquired Carbon

synopsis: Magnite, the world’s largest independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, announced the acquisition of Carbon, a platform that enables publishers to measure, manage and monetize audiences in real-time.
buyer: Magnite (RUBI:$468.41)
Magnite is the world’s largest independent sell-side advertising platform. Publishers use Magnite's technology to monetize content across all screens and formats—including desktop, mobile, audio and CTV. Magnite combines Rubicon Project’s programmatic expertise with Telaria’s leadership in CTV. "
target: Carbon
Carbon RMP (revenue management platform) is a real-time, first-party platform that consolidates revenue & audience analytics, contextual intelligence, data management and yield operations into a single, fully compliant solution.
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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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announced 5/23/2012 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, will acquire Vitrue, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle has entered into an agreement to acquire Vitrue, a leading cloud-based social marketing and engagement platform that enables marketers to centrally create, publish, moderate, manage, measure and report on their social marketing campaigns and activities on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$41,399.00)
Oracle Corporation is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Vitrue, Inc.
Vitrue, Inc. provides social media marketing solutions for the marketers, agencies, and publishers. The company, through its marketing platform, offers promotional programs, branded communities, syndicated brand applications, and add-on modules.
price ($mm)
$300
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