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closed 10/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired AI.Reverie

synopsis: Facebook has acquired AI.Reverie, a New York-based startup creating synthetic data to train machine learning models. AI.Reverie was launched in 2017 by a founding team that included Daeil Kim, Joey Tran, and Paul Walborsky.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: AI.Reverie
AI.Reverie is a New York-based startup creating synthetic data to train machine learning models. AI.Reverie offers APIs and a platform that procedurally generated fully annotated synthetic videos and images for AI systems.
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closed 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

HubSpot, Inc., acquired Motion AI

synopsis: HubSpot, a leading inbound marketing, sales, and CRM growth stack, announced that it has acquired Motion AI, one of the top visual chatbot builders. The company's industry-leading cross-platform technology enables anyone to create a chatbot for their site, via SMS, on Facebook Messenger, Slack, and more – no programming skills required.
buyer: HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS:$817.15)
HubSpot is a leading inbound marketing, sales, and CRM growth stack. HubSpot has been on a mission to make the world more inbound. Today, customers in more than 90 countries use HubSpot's award-winning software, services, and support to transform the way they attract, engage, and delight customers. "
target: Motion AI
Motion AI is one of the top visual chatbot builders. Motion AI's powerful technology enables users to build, train, and deploy AI robots to do almost anything imaginable – from booking meetings and qualifying leads, to running customer service chats and diagnosing problems.
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closed 8/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Cloudera, Inc, acquired HyperPilot

synopsis: Cloudera, a modern platform for data management and analytics, has acquired HyperPilot, a software that uses machine learning to scale and configure container infrastructure.
buyer: Cloudera, Inc (CLDR:$883.08)
Cloudera delivers the modern platform for data management and analytics. They provide the fastest, easiest, and most secure Apache Hadoop platform to help solve business problems with data. They empower their clients to use advanced analytics to drive business decisions quickly and flexibly. "
target: HyperPilot
HyperPilot is a software that autopilots containers infrastructure. HyperPilot uses a machine learning approach to dynamically scale and configure container infrastructure based on real-time feedback of your applications and datacenter infrastructure.
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closed 9/5/2013 via Market Watch

Fresche Legacy, acquired Databorough Ltd

synopsis: Fresche Legacy, a leading provider of legacy management solutions for IBM and HP platforms, announced that it has acquired 100 percent interest in Databorough, a UK-based world-leader in knowledge mining and reuse for the IBM i platform. The acquisition solidifies Fresche Legacy's brand and leadership position within the IBM marketplace
buyer: Fresche Legacy
Fresche Legacy, a legacy management company, re-hosts, re-writes, and re-architects business-critical applications. They also provides various solutions for enterprise application development, business intelligence, legacy management, open source solutions; and various technical support solutions. "
target: Databorough Ltd
Databorough Ltd offers legacy system tools. The company provides X-Analysis Toolsets, a set of modules for the documentation, design recovery, reengineering, and rebuilding of RPG AND COBOL legacy applications.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, acquired BlueData Software

synopsis: HP Enterprise, an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further and faster, is acquiring BlueData, a Docker container partner that provides software for artificial intelligence and big data applications.
buyer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE:$27,557.00)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further and faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, their technology makes IT more efficient, productive and secure. "
target: BlueData Software
The BlueData infrastructure software platform leverages Docker container technology and patented innovations to make it easier, faster, and more cost-effective to deploy Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, and other AI / ML / DL and big data analytics tools.
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closed 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Intempora

synopsis: dSPACE, a provider of solutions for the development of connected, automated, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired Intempora, a French developer of advanced software for robotics and autonomous vehicles. Intempora offers a real-time development software solution that enables engineers to easily develop, test, and execute their apps.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Intempora
Intempora is a French developer of advanced software for robotics, driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicles. Intempora offers a real-time development software solution that enables engineers and researchers to easily develop, test, validate, benchmark and execute their applications.
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closed 5/5/2022 via GlobeNewswire

NextPlay Technologies, Inc., acquired Make It Games

synopsis: NextPlay Technologies, Inc., a digital business ecosystem for digital advertisers, consumers, video gamers and travelers, has acquired from Fighter Base Publishing, Inc., the assets and AI-powered video game development platform of FBP’s wholly-owned division, Make It Games™.
buyer: NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqCM:NXTP:$0.00)
NextPlay Technologies, Inc. is a technology solutions company offering gaming, in-game advertising, crypto-banking, connected TV and travel booking services to consumers and corporations within a growing worldwide digital ecosystem. "
target parent: Fighter Base Publishing, Inc.
target: Make It Games
Make It Games enables developers to create video games powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Its technology supports the training of virtual characters to be more lifelike in appearance and behavior.
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closed 6/4/2021 via PR Newswire

The AI Foundation, acquired Lifekind

synopsis: The AI Foundation, the leading developer of the world's most-advanced AI-native Humans as a Service, has acquired Lifekind, a leading creator of AI Personae of real people. With the addition of Lifekind, the AI Foundation will bolster its work on the development of AI-native Humans as an economic force in the commercial sector.
buyer: The AI Foundation
AI Foundation develops and operates the world's most advanced AI-native Humans as a Service. Its breakthrough platform allows anyone to create, train and deploy intelligent, photoreal AI-native Humans that perform for them in real-time. "
target: Lifekind
Lifekind has developed AI Persona that represents real people and has created a comprehensive AI solution for digital human technology. Its achievements include RAIN, a video game industry solution for creating autonomous characters, and Elise, the world's first AI-powered digital human in VR.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

QuickLogic Corporation, acquired SensiML Corporation

synopsis: QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions, has acquired SensiML Corporation, a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI.
buyer: QuickLogic Corporation (QUIK:$12.38)
QuickLogic is a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions. QuickLogic Corporation enables OEMs to maximize battery life for highly differentiated, immersive user experiences with Smartphone, Wearable and IoT devices. "
target: SensiML Corporation
SensiML is a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI. SensiML empowers smart device developers to create and deploy algorithms that are chipset-ready to run locally on low-cost, low-power microcontrollers for IoT and wearable sensors.
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Lobe Artificial Intelligence, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft, the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services, has acquired Lobe Artificial Intelligence, a visual tool that allows to build custom deep learning models, train them, and ship them directly in an app without writing code.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Lobe Artificial Intelligence, Inc.
Lobe Artificial Intelligence is a visual tool that lets users build custom deep learning models, train them, and ship them directly to their app without writing any code. Lobe gives people the ability to invent with deep learning and enable intelligent products and experiences.
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closed 2/8/2017 via Market Wire

Lightbend, Inc., acquired OpsClarity, Inc.

synopsis: Lightbend -- provider of the leading Reactive application development platform for building distributed applications -- announced the acquisition of OpsClarity, an advanced monitoring solution specifically designed for end-to-end visibility into the application infrastructure and data pipeline for streaming applications.
buyer: Lightbend, Inc.
Lightbend provides the leading Reactive application development platform for building distributed applications. Using microservices and fast data on a message-driven runtime, enterprise applications scale effortlessly on cloud computing architectures. "
target: OpsClarity, Inc.
OpsClarity provides an always-up-to-date map of application dependencies and health status by leveraging advanced data-science to automatically discover dynamic applications and infrastructure. It automatically collects metrics and helps identify bottlenecks, earlier than others can.
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closed 6/1/2022 via Company Press Release

WorkOS, acquired Modulz, Inc.

synopsis: WorkOS, a platform that enables developers to quickly add enterprise features, has acquired UK-based Modulz, the company behind the UI framework Radix. With this acquisition, the Modulz team has joined WorkOS to help developers build apps faster and ship enterprise features effortlessly.
buyer: WorkOS
WorkOS is a platform that lets developers add enterprise features like single sign-on (SSO) and directory sync to apps. WorkOS provides APIs to make any app enterprise-ready, with pre-built features and integrations required by IT admins. "
target: Modulz, Inc.
Based in the UK, Modulz is a visual code editor that allows teams to design, develop, document and deploy a design system, without writing code. Modulz helps to reduce bottlenecks by building modern design tools which empower whole teams to collaborate.
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closed 3/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Niantic, Inc., acquired 8th Wall Inc.

synopsis: Niantic has announced it has acquired 8th Wall, a leading company in the field of web AR development. 8th Wall is the torchbearer for the web AR development industry and has pioneered the web AR field with innovative technologies, such as providing interactive AR experiences.
buyer: Niantic, Inc.
Niantic is a leading AR company, inspiring people to explore the world, together. Its signature slate of products--Ingress, Pokemon GO, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite--reaches a global community of hundreds of millions of Niantic explorers. "
target: 8th Wall Inc.
8th Wall is a leading company in the field of web AR development. 8th Wall is the torchbearer for the web AR development industry and has pioneered the web AR field with innovative technologies, such as providing interactive AR experiences.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Intuit, Inc., acquired Imvision

synopsis: Intuit announced it has completed the acquisition of Imvision, a market leader in API security technology for enterprises. Based in Israel, Imvision develops technology that enables enterprises to automatically discover, test and protect against attacks, by monitoring API traffic to identify threats and vulnerabilities.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$10,317.00)
Intuit is a global technology platform that helps its customers and communities overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving 100 million customers worldwide with TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, and Credit Karma, Intuit believes that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. "
target: Imvision
Imvision is a market leader in API security technology for enterprises. Based in Israel, Imvision develops technology that enables enterprises to automatically discover, test and protect against attacks, by monitoring API traffic to identify threats and vulnerabilities.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BusinessWire

Mitek Systems, Inc., acquired ID R&D

synopsis: Mitek, a global leader in digital identity verification, has acquired ID R&D, an award-winning provider of AI-based voice and face biometrics and liveness detection. ID R&D delivers a new generation of identity verification and authentication. Their software works across mobile, web and telephone channels and is available as an SDK or Docker image.
buyer: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$119.80)
Mitek is a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. Mitek’s identity verification solutions allow an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a digital transaction. "
target: ID R&D
ID R&D is an award-winning provider of AI-based voice and face biometrics and liveness detection. ID R&D delivers a new generation of “zero-effort” identity verification and authentication. Their software works across mobile, web, and telephone channels and is available as an SDK or Docker image.
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closed 2/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Appfire, acquired Bolo Software

synopsis: Appfire, a leading provider of apps for software development teams, announced the acquisition of Bolo Software, an Atlassian Marketplace application provider. Since 2012, Bolo Software has created innovative solutions that help organizations use Atlassian products to their full potential.
buyer: Appfire
Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and has been a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem for more than 15 years. Appfire’s popular Artemis, Bob Swift, Innovalog, and Wittified product brands comprise the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace. "
target: Bolo Software
Bolo Software is an Atlassian Marketplace application provider. Since 2012, Bolo Software has created innovative solutions that help organizations use Atlassian products to their full potential.
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announced 2/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Datadog, Inc., will acquire Sqreen

synopsis: Datadog, Inc., the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sqreen, a SaaS based security platform that enables enterprises to detect, block and respond to application level attacks.
buyer: Datadog, Inc. (DDOG:$1,028.78)
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack. "
target: Sqreen
Sqreen is a SaaS based security platform that enables enterprises to detect, block and respond to application level attacks. More than 800 organizations trust Sqreen to protect, observe and test their applications, APIs and microservices.
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire StackRox

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced its intent to acquire StackRox, a leader and innovator in container and Kubernetes-native security.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: StackRox
StackRox delivers the industry’s first and only Kubernetes-native container security platform that enables security and DevOps teams to operationalize security and compliance policies across the entire container life cycle, from build to deploy to runtime.
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closed 10/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., acquired Plumbr

synopsis: Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, has acquired Estonia-based Plumbr, an application performance monitoring (APM) company offering auto-instrumentation, Real User Monitoring, and deep application performance insights for enterprise applications. The acquisition will allow Splunk to significantly expand its APM capabilities.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,229.39)
Splunk helps organizations ask questions, get answers, take actions, and achieve business outcomes from their data through its Data-to-Everything Platform. Organizations use Splunk solutions with machine learning to monitor, investigate, and act on all forms of business, IT, security, and IoT data. "
target: Plumbr
Plumbr is an Estonian application performance monitoring (APM) company. Plumbr offers advanced instrumentation, profiling, and Real User Monitoring (RUM) capabilities, which are critical to monitoring Java, PHP, Python, and .Net applications.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

PagerDuty Inc, acquired Rundeck, Inc.

synopsis: PagerDuty, Inc. has acquired Rundeck, a leading provider of DevOps automation for enterprise. The acquisition strengthens PagerDuty’s leading incident response offering with intelligent machine automation, including auto-remediation and self-healing that bring increased productivity to resolution and recovery efforts.
buyer: PagerDuty Inc (PD:$262.17)
PagerDuty is a leader in digital operations management, helping organizations deliver a perfect digital experience to their customers. Teams use PagerDuty to identify issues and opportunities in real time and bring together the right people to fix problems faster and prevent them in the future. "
target: Rundeck, Inc.
Rundeck is a leading provider of DevOps automation for enterprise. Rundeck gives incident response teams, including engineering, IT, customer service, and security, a self-service way to run automated machine-centric workflows that prevent, diagnose, and resolve incidents without needing an expert.
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closed 10/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired AI.Reverie

synopsis: Facebook has acquired AI.Reverie, a New York-based startup creating synthetic data to train machine learning models. AI.Reverie was launched in 2017 by a founding team that included Daeil Kim, Joey Tran, and Paul Walborsky.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: AI.Reverie
AI.Reverie is a New York-based startup creating synthetic data to train machine learning models. AI.Reverie offers APIs and a platform that procedurally generated fully annotated synthetic videos and images for AI systems.
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closed 11/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Meta Platforms, Inc., acquired Audio Analytic

synopsis: Meta has acquired Cambridge-based sound recognition developer Audio Analytic. Audio Analytics' ai3 software helps device makers, chip makers and AI service providers build connected products that instinctively recognise and react to commonplace sounds such as smoke alarms, smashed window glass or a baby's cry.
buyer: Meta Platforms, Inc. (FB:$117,929.00)
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. "
target: Audio Analytic
Audio Analytic is a Cambridge-based sound recognition developer. Audio Analytics' ai3 software helps device makers, chip makers and AI service providers build connected products that instinctively recognize and react to commonplace sounds such as smoke alarms, smashed window glass or a baby's cry.
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closed 10/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

Oculus VR, acquired Camouflaj, Inc.

synopsis: Bellevue, Wash.-based game developer Camouflaj has been acquired by Meta’s Oculus Studios. Camouflaj, founded in 2012, is the studio behind 2013’s Republique and 2019’s Iron Man VR. Its CEO, Ryan Payton, was previously the creative director on 343 Industries’ Halo 4.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Camouflaj, Inc.
Bellevue, Washington-based Camouflaj, founded in 2012, is the studio behind 2013’s Republique and 2019’s Iron Man VR. Its CEO, Ryan Payton, was previously the creative director on 343 Industries’ Halo 4.
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closed 10/19/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Oculus VR, acquired Armature Studio

synopsis: Oculus has acquired Armature Studio, which was established in 2008 and has gone on to develop titles such as Recore and Where the Heart Leads. Last year, the game developer launched Resident Evil 4 to the Meta Quest 2.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Armature Studio
Armature Studio was established in 2008 and has gone on to develop games such as Recore and Where the Heart Leads. Last year, the game developer launched Resident Evil 4 to the Meta Quest 2.
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closed 10/19/2022 via gamesindustry.biz

Oculus VR, acquired Twisted Pixel Games, LLC

synopsis: Oculus has acquired Twisted Pixel, an independent game development studio that focuses on inventing innovative, character‐driven original IPs then developing them into premiere console titles.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Twisted Pixel Games, LLC
Founded in 2006, Twisted Pixel is an independent game development studio that focuses on inventing innovative, character‐driven original IPs then developing them into premiere console titles.
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announced 10/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Meta Platforms, Inc., will acquire Within

synopsis: Meta (Facebook) announced that it is acquiring Within. Within is a Los Angeles firm and the developer of Supernatural, a Beat Saber-style workout app. Supernatural has been one of the real success stories in virtual reality fitness, with movement-based high-impact cardio exercises.
buyer: Meta Platforms, Inc. (FB:$117,929.00)
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. "
target: Within
Within builds and shares incredible immersive experiences that activate peoples’ minds, bodies, imaginations and hearts. Their flagship product, Supernatural, is a complete fitness service for Oculus Quest that is designed with the sole purpose of giving people the time of their lives working out.
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closed 10/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired AI.Reverie

synopsis: Facebook has acquired AI.Reverie, a New York-based startup creating synthetic data to train machine learning models. AI.Reverie was launched in 2017 by a founding team that included Daeil Kim, Joey Tran, and Paul Walborsky.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: AI.Reverie
AI.Reverie is a New York-based startup creating synthetic data to train machine learning models. AI.Reverie offers APIs and a platform that procedurally generated fully annotated synthetic videos and images for AI systems.
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closed 6/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired BigBox VR

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Seattle-based BigBox VR, a developer of VR video games. BigBox VR’s mission is to combine platform-defining games, social communities, and competitive play to create a VR esport ecosystem.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: BigBox VR
BigBox VR’s mission is to combine platform-defining games, social communities, and competitive play to create a VR esport ecosystem. It was founded in Seattle by game industry entrepreneurs who led successful exits and launched top-grossing live service products at Valve, Disney and Microsoft.
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closed 6/4/2021 via gamesindustry.biz

Facebook, acquired Unit 2 Games

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Unit 2 Games, an award-winning 40 person independent games studio based in Leamington Spa, UK. They are the developer behind free-to-play game creation and sharing tool Crayta. They plan to integrate Crayta’s creation toolset into Facebook Gaming’s cloud platform.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Unit 2 Games
Unit 2 Games is an award-winning 40 person independent games studio based in Leamington Spa, UK. They are the developer behind free-to-play game creation and sharing tool Crayta.
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closed 4/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Oculus VR, acquired Downpour Interactive

synopsis: Facebook’s Oculus division has snatched up yet another popular virtual reality game developer. The company announced it has acquired Downpour Interactive, the studio behind the hit multiplayer military simulator Onward.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Downpour Interactive
Downpour Interactive was founded in North Carolina in 2015 by Dante Buckley with the goal of building an innovative first person shooter game for virtual reality platforms and the long term goal to build games that will make you think, feel, and learn new perspectives.
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announced 12/1/2020 via Company Press Release

Facebook, will acquire Kustomer

synopsis: Facebook will acquire Kustomer, a top-rated CRM that enables businesses to effectively manage all customer interactions across channels. Facebook plans to support Kustomer’s operations by providing the resources it needs to scale its business, improve and innovate its product offering, and delight its customers.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Kustomer
Kustomer is the world's top-rated customer experience CRM. With an advanced, AI-powered, omnichannel customer experience platform, Kustomer delivers a unified single view of the customer, automates manual tasks, and scales to deliver efficient and effortless experiences for businesses and consumers.
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closed 6/22/2020 via gamesindustry.biz

Oculus VR, acquired Ready At Dawn

synopsis: Oculus, a developer of virtual reality products, has acquired Ready At Dawn, a game development studio that aims to make fun games a lot of people want to play. Ready At Dawn creates games for both AAA console and virtual reality audiences. The studio has worked on games such as Daxter, The Order: 1886, Lone Echo, and more.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Ready At Dawn
Ready At Dawn is a game development studio that aims to make fun games a lot of people want to play. Ready At Dawn creates games for both AAA console and virtual reality audiences. The studio has worked on games such as Daxter, God of War: Chains of Olympus, The Order: 1886, Lone Echo, and more.
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closed 6/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Mapillary

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Swedish mapping start-up Mapillary as part of an effort to take on Apple and Google at mapping the world at ground level. Founded in Malmo in 2013, Mapillary has built a street-level imagery platform that uses photos which have been uploaded by members of the public.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Mapillary
Mapillary is the street-level imagery platform that scales and automates mapping using collaboration, cameras, and computer vision. They make images and map data available to visualize the world and help develop cities, maps, and automotive.
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announced 5/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Giphy, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook, a social media and technology company, will acquire Giphy, an American online database and search engine that allows users to search for and share short looping videos with no sound, that resemble animated GIF files.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Giphy, Inc.
Giphy, styled as GIPHY, is an American online database and search engine that allows users to search for and share short looping videos with no sound, that resemble animated GIF files.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Oculus VR, acquired Sanzaru Games

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Sanzaru Games through Oculus, a VR company. Sanzaru Games, Inc. is an American video game development company founded in Foster City in 2007. Alongside its VR catalog, it has worked on games including Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, and Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Sanzaru Games
Sanzaru Games, Inc. is an American video game development company founded in Foster City in 2007. Alongside its VR catalog, it has worked on games including Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, and Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice.
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closed 2/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Scape Technologies

synopsis: Scape Technologies, a computer vision startup, located in Shoreditch, London, has been acquired by Facebook. Scape is building a cloud-based ‘visual engine’ that allows camera devices to understand their environment, using computer vision.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Scape Technologies
Scape Technologies is a computer vision startup, located in Shoreditch, London. The company is building a cloud-based ‘visual engine’ that allows camera devices to understand their environment, using computer vision.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/19/2019 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired PlayGiga

synopsis: Facebook is pushing further into the video gaming market with the acquisition of PlayGiga, a Madrid-based company that specializes in cloud gaming. PlayGiga enables users to play premium videogames on PC / Mac or TV through an affordable monthly subscription. PG makes premium videogames accessible to everyone.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: PlayGiga
PlayGiga (PG) enables users to play premium videogames on PC / Mac or TV through an affordable monthly subscription. PG makes premium videogames accessible to everyone. They are based in Madrid, Spain.
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closed 12/19/2019 via Bloomberg

Facebook, acquired Packagd

synopsis: Social network giant Facebook Inc. has acquired Packagd, a video-shopping startup that offers new mobile shopping experiences. Packagd's platform enables users to make purchases while watching live video broadcasts. Packagd allows people to discover great products through curated shows and get real-time feedback from a live host.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Packagd
Packagd is a video-shopping startup that offers new mobile shopping experiences. Packagd's platform enables users to make purchases while watching live video broadcasts. Packagd allows people to discover great products through curated shows and get real-time feedback from a live host.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adobe Systems Incorporated, purchased Oculus Medium from Oculus VR

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook is selling Oculus Medium, its virtual reality sculpting tool, to Adobe. Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. Facebook bought the tech and VR firm for $2 billion in 2014 and launched Medium two years later.
buyer: Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE:$15,785.00)
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Adobe’s tools and services allow their customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. "
seller parent: Facebook
seller: Oculus VR
Oculus Medium is an immersive 3D sculpting tool used in filmmaking and video games. With Medium, users can draw, paint, simulate action and create 3D models in a VR environment.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/26/2019 via MSNBC

Oculus VR, acquired Beat Games

synopsis: Oculus VR, a Facebook subsidiary which is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform, acquired Beat Games, a Prague-based developer of Beat Saber, a unique VR rhythm game, where the goal is to slash small cubes as they are coming at you.
buyer parent: Facebook
buyer: Oculus VR
Oculus VR, Inc. is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform. The company's first product, the Oculus Rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows one to step inside a digital environment and feel as though they are truly there. "
target: Beat Games
Headquartered in Prague, Beat Games is a developer of Beat Saber. Beat Saber is a unique VR rhythm game, where the goal is to slash small cubes as they are coming at you. Their goal is to make players almost dance, while cutting all the cubes and avoiding obstacles.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Servicefriend

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook has acquired Servicefriend, an Israeli AI bot startup. Servicefriend builds bots that chat and interact with clients via messaging or text apps. Their Hyrbid-Bot architecture allows enterprises to increase their customer satisfaction, boost call center operation and increase conversion rates.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Servicefriend
Servicefriend is an Israeli AI bot startup. Servicefriend builds bots that chat and interact with clients via messaging or text apps. Their Hyrbid-Bot architecture allows enterprises to increase their customer satisfaction, boost call center operation and increase conversion rates.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/30/2020 via PR Newswire

AlleyCorp, acquired Meetup Inc.

synopsis: NEW YORK, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Meetup, one of the world's first social media platforms and the only one dedicated to groups that meet in-person or online during times of crisis, today announced that the company has been acquired. The consortium of investors is led by Kevin Ryan's AlleyCorp and includes mission-driven private funds and acc
buyer: AlleyCorp
AlleyCorp is a firm dedicated to founding and funding companies in New York City. The firm has helped build some of New York’s most successful technology companies, including DoubleClick, Gilt Groupe, and Business Insider. AlleyCorp invests in early-stage companies across consumer and enterprise. "
target parent: WeWork
target: Meetup Inc.
Meetup is the leading social media platform dedicated to connecting people in person or online during times of crisis. From professional networking to coding workshops, people use Meetup to meet new people in real life who share those same passions or professional aspirations.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

IOV Labs, acquired Taringa!

synopsis: IOV Labs, the company behind the Bitcoin-powered Rootstock (RSK) network, has acquired Latin American social network site Taringa. Taringa! is a Latin American Internet company and the largest social network distributing Spanish content in the world. Taringa is a 30 million strong network with over 1,000 active online communities.
buyer: IOV Labs
IOVlabs builds low-cost, highly secure, easy-to-use platforms for the new global economy. Harnessing the benefits of Bitcoin with a suite of tools to create and protect growth, they're planting the seeds for global financial freedom. "
target: Taringa!
Taringa! is a Latin American Internet company with more than 10 years of experience and presence in all the Spanish speaking countries. It is the largest social network distributing Spanish content in the world. Taringa is a 30 million strong network with over 1,000 active online communities.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Hilco Streambank, acquired Tsu

synopsis: Hilco Streambank, an advisory firm specializing in the valuation, marketing, and sale of intangible assets, has acquired Tsu, an invite-only social media platform that rewards its community for being creative. Tsu awards content creators with a percentage of ad revenues based on their following and content engagement using a proprietary algorithm.
buyer: Hilco Streambank
Hilco Streambank is an advisory firm specializing in the valuation, marketing, and sale of intangible assets for businesses at all stages. Hilco Streambank identifies, preserves, and extracts value for clients through the application of experience, diligence, and creativity. "
target: Tsu
Launched in 2014, Tsu is an invite-only social media platform that rewards its community for being creative. Tsu awards content creators with a percentage of ad revenues based on their following and content engagement using a proprietary algorithm.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

American Films, Inc., acquired Paloozoo

synopsis: American Films, Inc., an emergent entertainment industry company focused on opportunities for equity investors, has completed acquisition of Paloozoo.com, a fully operating social networking platform. The unique Paloozoo technology offers the member-users the ability to filter and control their content feed, thereby blocking unwanted postings.
buyer: American Films, Inc. (OTCPK:AMFL:$0.00)
American Films, Inc. is an emergent entertainment industry company focused on opportunities for equity investors. American Films seeks to create alternative investment participation vehicles that provide necessary funding to appropriate projects while offering reasonable return on investment. "
target: Paloozoo
Paloozoo is a one-stop social media experience where members engage with the most diverse content on the planet - Reviews, Socialize (social posts), Classifieds and Lists. With their patent-pending Content Controls feature, Paloozoo members can control what content they see and share.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/28/2017 via Company Press Release

WeWork Management LLC, acquired Meetup Inc.

synopsis: WeWork announced that it has acquired Meetup Inc. MeetUp Inc. owns and operates a social networking platform that provides local groups with various resources to organize groups and create a network. Meetup helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
buyer: WeWork Management LLC
WeWork is a global network of workspaces. WeWork provides businesses with the space, community, and services they need. They transform buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events and tech so their members can focus on doing what they love. "
target: Meetup Inc.
MeetUp Inc. owns and operates a social networking platform that provides local groups with various resources to organize groups and create a network. Meetup helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 6/20/2017 via Company Press Release

MTGx International AB, will acquire Kongregate Inc.

synopsis: MTG is acquiring 100% of U.S. games publisher and developer Kongregate Inc. from current owner GameStop Corp. San Francisco based Kongregate was founded in 2006. Kongregate started as a browser based web gaming platform and has since expanded into publishing for both mobile and Steam games, and now into first party game development.
buyer parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
buyer: MTGx International AB
MTGx delivers next generation entertainment experiences in esports & online gaming, & innovative content through social media influencers on multiple platforms. MTGx is the digital accelerator of MTG. Their mission is to lead the transformation from a traditional media house to a digital power hub. "
target parent: GameStop.com Inc.
target: Kongregate Inc.
Kongregate Inc. is a games publisher and developer. Kongregate started as a browser based web gaming platform and has since expanded into publishing for both mobile and Steam games, and now into first party game development.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$35
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Falcon Global Acquisitions LLC, acquired MegaHoot

synopsis: Falcon Global Acquisitions LLC (“FGA”) announced that it has acquired the assets of defunct social media company Megahoot. The social media company established a networking platform that allowed users to interact both on the network and on other social media networks. This acquisition gives FGA an entry point into the social networking arena.
buyer: Falcon Global Acquisitions LLC
Falcon Global Acquisitions is a private equity firm that focuses on the acquisition of underperforming assets in need of restructuring. Falcon Global Acquisitions also provides clients with various consulting services. "
target: MegaHoot
MegaHoot is a social media network for individuals, corporations, brands, and sports and entertainment properties. MegaHoot was founded in an effort to create a global community where its members actually feel as if they are part of it and not just a user of it; they feel a sense of true community.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/29/2016 via Market Wire

Momentous Entertainment Group, will acquire Poolworks Ltd.

synopsis: Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc., which produces and distributes quality content across various media platforms, announced that it has executed a binding Letter of Intent to acquire Poolworks Germany Ltd, one of the largest social media companies in Europe with its social networks: studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ.
buyer: Momentous Entertainment Group (OTCBB: MMEGD:$0.14)
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc. is a diversified media company with a focus on technology that creates, produces and distributes quality content across various media platforms. Momentous has a combined management experience of more than 100 years in entertainment, technology and marketing. "
target parent: Vert Capital Corp.
target: Poolworks Ltd.
Poolworks Ltd. is an operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, which are similar to Facebook, but primarily focuses on the German speaking market. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/3/2016 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired SKOUT

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader for social discovery, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Skout, Inc., a leading global mobile network for meeting new people. MeetMe expects the acquisition, to significantly increase both the size of its user base and its total revenue.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
MeetMe, Inc. is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery. MeetMe makes it easy to discover new people to chat with on mobile devices. "
target: SKOUT
Skout is a leading global, mobile network for meeting new people. The Skout community spans more than 100 countries and is available in 23 different languages. Skout is dedicated to providing a platform that people can easily and safely connect on, and hopefully change their lives.
price ($mm)
$55
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire StayFriends GmbH

synopsis: German provider of out-of-home and online advertising services Ströer, agreed to acquire StayFriends, the European social networking websites and services, from United Online, Inc., a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target parent: United Online, Inc.
target: StayFriends GmbH
StayFriends is a leading website for reconnecting with former classmates in Europe. StayFriends creates a forum where visitors can rediscover all the important people from their school days, compile and share photos from their shared past and stay in touch with one another permanently.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
on offer 6/10/2015 via

Renren Inc., offer to acquire Renren Inc.

synopsis: Chairman and Chief Executive Joseph Chen and Chief Operating Officer James Jian Liu proposed to acquire all outstanding shares of Renren Inc., a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, play online games, watch videos and more.
buyer: Renren Inc. (RENN:$32.22)
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services. "
target: Renren Inc. (RENN:$32.22)
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$990 [$577]*
rev ($mm)
$73
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

Grupa Onet.pl S.A., will acquire Nasza Klasa Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Grupa Onet.pl, part of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, has signed an agreement to accquire NK from Rubylight. Nasza Klasa (NK) is one of the biggest platforms offering games and the second largest social networking site in Poland.
buyer parent: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
buyer: Grupa Onet.pl S.A.
Grupa Onet.pl S.A. focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material. "
target parent: Rubylight Technology Ltd.
target: Nasza Klasa Sp. z o.o.
Nasza Klasa Sp. z o.o. is a social networking Website in Poland. The company’s Website enables users to find their classmates in various levels of education.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Michael Birch, acquired Bebo, Inc.

synopsis: Michael Birch, Co-Founder of Bebo, Inc., purchased the social network back. Bebo is the world's leading global social media network that combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
buyer: Michael Birch
Michael Birch is an English computer programmer and entrepreneur. Michael and his wife, Xochi, founded the online social networking website Bebo. Michael and Xochi Birch sold Bebo to AOL in March 2008 for $850 million. "
target parent: Criterion Capital Partners, LLC
target: Bebo, Inc.
Bebo is the world's leading global social media network. Building on the notion of traditional social networking websites, Bebo combines community, self-expression and entertainment to enable its users to consume, create, discover and share professional and user-generated content.
price ($mm)
$1.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

Origami Labs, acquired FamilyLeaf

synopsis: Origami, the Y Combinator-backed social network for families, has acquired competing service FamilyLeaf, another YC company. FamilyLeaf is a private page for families to easily share photos, share life updates, store contact information, and post messages.
buyer: Origami Labs
Origami offers families a web and mobile platform to share photos and videos and post text-based entries, as well as make announcements and organize photos into albums. "
target: FamilyLeaf
FamilyLeaf is a private place for users to share their life with their family. Users can create a private page where their family can easily share photos, share life updates, store contact information, and post messages.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 5/7/2013 via Company Press Release

About.me, Inc., acquired Wefollow

synopsis: About.me has acquired Wefollow. The Wefollow service is a beautifully designed directory that enables people to discover others with common interests (e.g. sports, politics, comedy, etc.).
buyer parent: AOL Inc.
buyer: About.me, Inc.
About.me, Inc. offers product that empowers people to create a single personal profile page that presents their online identities. "
target: Wefollow
Wefollow operates an online community. Upon signup each user enters up to 5 interests of theirs. Each user on Wefollow has explicitly specified their interests.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S., acquired Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri

synopsis: D&R, active in entertainment retail, has purchased all shares of Elektronik Bilgi İletişim Hizmetleri, which owned Idefix and Prefix online booksellers, to enlarge the D&R online sale store.
buyer parent: Dogan Group
buyer: Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S.
Dogan Muzik Kitap Magazacilik Pazarlama A.S. (D & R) engages in the retail of books and music CD's and other entertainment products. The company in based in Instanbul, Turkey and operates as a subsidiary of Dogan Yayin Holding. "
target: Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri
Elektronik Bilgi Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (EBI) is an innovative internet company operating legacy e-marketing and social networking web sites in Turkey. Among them are www.idefix.com online bookseller, www.siberalem.com e-dating and social networking web site, www.itiraf.com popular confessions.
price ($mm)
$4.66
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Storylane

synopsis: The social network, Facebook, has acquired a service that allows users to share stories and content, similar to Facebook's news feed feature, called Storylane. Storylane will join Facebook in revamping its news feed in an effort to reduce clutter and focus on stories that are more relevant to each other.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$117,929.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Storylane
Storylane is a social network in beta that encourages users to go beyond posting status updates and instead dive deeper into the narratives of their lives. It is a blogging website that allows users to share stories, photos, links, articles and other content. Its current DBA name is Mixtent, Inc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 3/6/2013 via PR Web

The Entourage Group, LLC, acquired BlockSavvy.com

synopsis: The Entourage Group acquires BlockSavvy.com, an urban-centric social media network launched by former Roc-A-Fella Records CEO Damon Dash. Its long list of proprietary features included a 3D "Sims"-like environment, its own currency system, eCommerce capabilities, and an innovative advertising platform.
buyer: The Entourage Group, LLC
The Entourage Group, LLC is an internet marketing firm which has architected successful marketing campaigns in various industries over the past years including entertainment, technology, and insurance. "
target: BlockSavvy.com
BlockSavvy.com is an urban-centric social media network. Its long list of proprietary features included a 3D "Sims"-like environment, its own currency system, eCommerce capabilities, and an innovative advertising platform which attracted the attention of major US brands and celebrities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/21/2012 via Reuters

Meetic SA, will acquire MassiveMedia

synopsis: Meetic SA announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of Massive Media, the company behind Twoo.com and Netlog.com. Massive Media enable members to meet nearby people instantly online.
buyer: Meetic SA (MEECF:$215.42)
Meetic SA is the leader in the European online dating market. It is established in 16 European countries and is available in 13 languages. Meetic is a French stock corporation, with its registered office in Paris. "
target: MassiveMedia
Massive Media is the social media company behind the successful digital brands Netlog.com and Twoo.com. It enables members to meet nearby people instantly. Over 90 million people have joined their sites on web and mobile.
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

Vert Capital Corp., acquired Poolworks Ltd.

synopsis: Poolworks Ltd., operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, has been sold from Holtzbrinck Digital to Vert Capital Corp. an international investment organization. Vert Capital Corp. acquired all shares of the organization but left an option to use schuelerVZ in the hands of Holtzbrinck Digital.
buyer: Vert Capital Corp.
Vert Capital is a private merchant bank and digital media fund with ownership across a variety of digital properties. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: Poolworks Ltd.
Poolworks Ltd. is an operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, which are similar to Facebook, but primarily focuses on the German speaking market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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($33.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
700
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Ticker: OTCPK:TIGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TigerLogic Corporation
TigerLogic Corporation
TigerLogic Corporation is a global provider in engagement solutions, including Omnis, a mobile development platform, and Postano, a social media aggregation and display platform.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$6.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.79)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: OTCPK:RDVW.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RadView
RadView
RadView is a leading provider of enterprise-grade performance and load testing solutions. Leveraging its innovative and reliable WebLOAD performance testing platform, RadView empowers hundreds of enterprises and SMBs with faster time-to-market of websites and web applications.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.09)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.10)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.61
Employees
13
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Ticker: OM:IAR B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IAR Systems Group AB
IAR Systems Group AB
IAR Systems is the world’s leading independent provider of software for programming of processors in embedded systems. IAR Systems’ software is used by companies mainly operating in industrial automation, medical technology, telecommunications, consumer electronics and the automotive industry.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$41.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.44
EBIT ($mm)
$13.06
Net Income ($mm)
$9.73
Employees
163
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,110.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($403.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($468.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5245
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A377030
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MAXST
MAXST
MAXST is Korea's leading augmented reality (AR) technology company. MAXST helps millions of developers and organizations build and empower convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality with AR, AI and computer vision technology. Their products include SDKs, spatial AR platforms, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.92)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AMBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ambarella, Inc.
Ambarella, Inc.
Ambarella is a leading developer of visual AI products. Their technologies enable a wide variety of human and computer vision applications, including video security, advanced driver assistance systems, electronic mirror, driver/cabin monitoring, autonomous driving, and robotic applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$267.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($40.77)
EBIT ($mm)
($46.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
809
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Ticker: CLDR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloudera, Inc
Cloudera, Inc
Cloudera delivers the modern platform for data management and analytics. They provide the fastest, easiest, and most secure Apache Hadoop platform to help solve business problems with data. They empower their clients to use advanced analytics to drive business decisions quickly and flexibly.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$883.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($98.38)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2728
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Ticker: OM:BUSER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bambuser Ab
Bambuser Ab
Bambuser is a Swedish software company that offers B2B solutions for live video. Bambuser allows users to effortlessly create engaging experiences in any app using their developer-friendly tools and fully managed live video platform.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$7.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($13.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
190
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Ticker: TSE:4425
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kudan
Kudan
Japan-based Kudan is accelerating the evolution of Virtuality (AR/MR/VR)* and Robotics (automobile/drone/robot) by developing industry leading computer software algorithms classified as Artificial Perception.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2.31
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
15
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Ticker: OB:PSKY-ME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PatientSky
PatientSky
PatientSky is a Norwegian company that develops innovative IT solutions for both patients and healthcare practitioners. PatientSky offers a low-code platform for developing high-performant cloud solutions. Their platform allows users to develop faster, reduce R&D costs, and increase scalability.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$49,818.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,496.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,765.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,591.00
Employees
79500
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Ticker: FB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meta Platforms, Inc.
Meta Platforms, Inc.
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$117,929.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$54,720.00
EBIT ($mm)
$46,753.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$83,589.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,174.19
EBIT ($mm)
$18,482.87
Net Income ($mm)
$33,551.52
Employees
116213
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Ticker: TSE:2121
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mixi, Inc.
Mixi, Inc.
mixi, Inc. is an information technology (IT) company that has two business segments. The Social Net segment operates a Website for social networking services (SNSs) under the site name mixi. The Find Job! segment operates a job advertising site under the name Find Job!
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,098.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$236.69
EBIT ($mm)
$223.23
Net Income ($mm)
$144.76
Employees
960
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Ticker: TSE:3632
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gree, Inc.
Gree, Inc.
GREE develops games at its studios in Japan, North America, and South Korea, producing high-ranking titles in the app markets of each region. The company was founded in 2004.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$703.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$97.60
EBIT ($mm)
$85.11
Net Income ($mm)
$42.53
Employees
1416
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Ticker: RENN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc.
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$32.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($44.35)
EBIT ($mm)
($45.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCBB: MMEGD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc.
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc. (MMEG) is a social platform gaming, ecommerce and digital media company focused on providing unique and entertaining experiences for its subscribers and members on a global scale.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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Ticker: EDWY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corporation
eDoorways International Corp engages in the creation of a lifestyle information/entertainment platform. It provides eDOORWAYS platform, a Web-based personal lifestyle information enhancement and problem solving gateway, lifestyle information source, and business-to-consumer marketplace.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: MOMO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momo Inc.
Momo is a leading mobile social networking platform in China. Momo enables users to connect with each other and expand relationships from online to offline. Users can maintain and strengthen their relationships through private and group communication tools, content creation and sharing functions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,178.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$352.56
EBIT ($mm)
$342.15
Net Income ($mm)
$304.84
Employees
924
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Ticker: MXMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Max Media Group
Max Media Group
Max Media Group, Inc. is a developer of online integrated digital publishing/distribution platforms for high-end internet consumer segments. Max Media's mission is to be the premier operator and developer of low cost high revenue online integrated publishing/interactive social networks.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$259.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.71
EBIT ($mm)
$19.22
Net Income ($mm)
$12.73
Employees
1892
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Ticker: TSE:3680
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hottolink, Inc.
Hottolink's core competence is agent technology which crawls massive data on the internet, store them on the huge distributed database, search and analyze them rapidly, and create noble knowledge from them.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.88
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.38
Net Income ($mm)
$0.57
Employees
28
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Ticker: GOFH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GoFish Corporation
GoFish Corporation headquartered in San Francisco, is a leading consumer online video destination that delivers millions of videos per month to a rapidly growing audience of enthusiasts. GoFish is a place on the web where millions of people come to share their favorite videos from around the world.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:MKB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOKO.mobi Limited
MOKO.mobi Limited
MOKO Social Media is at the forefront of the next generation in social media, providing innovative products and content to enable communities to engage and interact. MOKO provides tailored content for high value, niche user groups.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.88
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($12.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TDCH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30DC Inc.
30DC Inc.
30DC, Inc. provides online marketing tools and platforms for the monetization of digital content. Created by Edward Dale, 30DC, Inc.’s focus is on the building, management and acquisition of international Web 2.0-based sales and marketing companies.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1.36
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
11
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Ticker: RNWK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RealNetworks, Inc.
RealNetworks, Inc.
RealNetworks, Inc. is a leader in personal digital media solutions that make it easier for people to access, share and enjoy video, audio and digital entertainment on virtually any device and platform.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$171.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.54)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
453
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Ticker: CRWG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CrowdGather, Inc.
CrowdGather, Inc.
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$1.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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