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announced 6/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., will acquire Spell

synopsis: Reddit is to acquire Spell, a platform for running machine learning experiments. They were founded in 2016 to provide a cloud computing solution to allow anyone to run resource-intensive ML experiments without the high end hardware that would normally be necessary.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Spell
Spell is a platform for running machine learning experiments. They were founded in 2016 to provide a cloud computing solution to allow anyone to run resource-intensive ML experiments without the high end hardware that would normally be necessary.
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closed 4/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

DataBricks, acquired Cortex Labs

synopsis: Databricks has acquired San Francisco-based machine learning operations (MLOps) tech startup Cortex Labs. Cortex helps data scientists and engineering teams deploy native machine learning models in the cloud.
buyer: DataBricks
Databricks is the Data + AI company. With origins in academia and the open-source community, the company was founded in 2013 by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. Databricks combines the best of data warehouses to offer an open and unified platform for data and AI. "
target: Cortex Labs
Cortex Labs is a San Francisco-based machine learning operations (MLOps) tech startup. Cortex helps data scientists and engineering teams deploy native machine learning models in the cloud.
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closed 6/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, acquired Determined AI

synopsis: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the global edge-to-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company, announced that it has acquired Determined AI, a San Francisco-based startup that delivers a powerful and robust software stack to train AI models faster, at any scale, using its open source machine learning (ML) platform.
buyer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE:$27,557.00)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. They’re built on decades of reimagining the future through innovation. "
target: Determined AI
Determined AI is a San Francisco-based startup that delivers a powerful and robust software stack to train AI models faster, at any scale, using its open source machine learning (ML) platform.
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closed 9/10/2018 via BusinessWire

Veritone, acquired Machine Box

synopsis: Veritone, the creator of the world’s first operating system for AI, aiWARE, announced its acquisition of Machine Box, a developer of state-of-the-art machine learning technologies that give organizations a suite of simple yet robust tools and models to create customized AI engines that can be deployed to enhance new or existing business solutions.
buyer: Veritone (VERI:$131.42)
Veritone has created the world’s first operating system for artificial intelligence. Veritone’s aiWARE operating system leverages the power of cognitive computing to transform and analyze audio, video and other data sources in an automated manner to generate actionable insights. "
target: Machine Box
Machine Box, Inc., a developer of state-of-the-art machine learning technologies that give organizations a suite of simple yet robust tools and models to create customized AI engines that can be deployed to enhance new or existing business solutions.
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closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

DataRobot, acquired Nexosis

synopsis: DataRobot, a company that offers an automated machine learning platform that empowers users of all skill levels to make better predictions faster, announced it has acquired Nexosis, an automated machine learning software company based in Columbus, Ohio.
buyer: DataRobot
DataRobot offers an automated machine learning platform that empowers users of all skill levels to make better predictions faster. The DataRobot platform automates, trains and evaluates predictive models in parallel, delivering more accurate predictions at scale. "
target: Nexosis
Nexosis is an automated machine learning software company based in Columbus, Ohio. Their mission is to democratize machine learning, by empowering developers with the tools to create machine learning-driven solutions.
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announced 6/3/2022 via Forbes

Intel Corporation, will acquire Codeplay Software Ltd.

synopsis: Intel is acquiring Codeplay, a supplier of parallel compilers and related tools that developers use to accelerate Big Data, HPC (High Performance Computing), AI (Artificial Intelligence), and ML (Machine Learning) workloads.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$79,024.00)
Intel is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge, and every kind of computing device, Intel unleashes the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. "
target: Codeplay Software Ltd.
Codeplay is a supplier of parallel compilers and related tools that developers use to accelerate Big Data, HPC (High Performance Computing), AI (Artificial Intelligence), and ML (Machine Learning) workloads.
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired UnReview

synopsis: GitLab Inc., the company that offers the single application for the DevOps lifecycle, has acquired UnReview, a machine learning based solution for automatically identifying appropriate expert code reviewers and controlling review workloads and distribution of knowledge.
buyer: GitLab (GTLB:$221.00)
GitLab is a DevOps platform built as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle enabling Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project. "
target: UnReview
UnReview is a machine learning (ML) based solution for automatically identifying appropriate expert code reviewers and controlling review workloads and distribution of knowledge.
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closed 8/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired jClarity

synopsis: Microsoft announced it is acquiring jClarity, a company that provides software performance analytics and tuning, driven by machine learning, designed to solve Java performance problems in cloud and desktop environments.
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: jClarity
jClarity provides software performance analytics and tuning, driven by machine learning, designed to solve Java performance problems in cloud and desktop environments.
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closed 1/31/2019 via PR Newswire

Rover180, acquired Vemity

synopsis: Rover180 has announced its acquisition of Vemity, an Indiana-based company specializing in artificial intelligence automation and machine learning. Vemity's platform allows developers to easily integrate AI and deep learning into projects without computer science or neural network theory knowledge.
buyer: Rover180
Rover180 provides alternative supply chain finance and factoring programs that represent a “180 on traditional finance.” Rover180 leverages private capital and advanced technology to create flexible funding models that keep cash moving across today’s evolving supply chain. "
target: Vemity
Founded in 2016, Vemity brings accessibility and affordability to machine learning. The company's platform allows developers to easily integrate AI and deep learning into projects without computer science or neural network theory knowledge.
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closed 6/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Alteryx, acquired Yhat, Inc.

synopsis: Alteryx, Inc., a leader in self-service data analytics, announced it has acquired Yhat, Inc., a data science software company. Yhat specializes in providing data scientists and analysts with self-service data science tools for developing, managing and deploying machine learning models to web and mobile applications faster and with fewer resources.
buyer: Alteryx (AYX:$522.86)
Alteryx is a leader in self-service data analytics. Alteryx provides analysts with the unique ability to easily prep, blend and analyze all of their data using a repeatable workflow, then deploy and share analytics at scale for deeper insights in hours, not weeks. "
target: Yhat, Inc.
Yhat specializes in providing data scientists and analysts with self-service data science tools for developing, managing and deploying machine learning models to web and mobile applications faster and with fewer resources.
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closed 8/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Turi

synopsis: Apple, an American multinational technology company, has acquired Turi Inc., a company that provides a machine learning platform that enables data scientists and application developers to create intelligent applications.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Turi
Turi Inc. provides a machine learning platform that enables data scientists and application developers to create intelligent applications.
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closed 2/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired PredictionIO

synopsis: Salesforce has made one other acquisition to construct out its know-how in machine studying and large knowledge analytics: the corporate has acquired PredictionIO, a startup based mostly out of Palo Alto that had developed an open supply-based mostly machine studying server.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: PredictionIO
PredictionIO is an open source machine learning server for software developers to create predictive features, such as personalization, recommendation and content discovery.
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closed 1/5/2022 via Company Press Release

Idera, acquired filestack

synopsis: Idera, parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of Filestack, a market-leading file upload and management service for developers.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera, Inc. brands span three divisions—Database Tools, Developer Tools, and DevOps Tools—with products evangelized by millions of community members and more than 50,000 customers worldwide. "
target parent: Scaleworks Associates
target: filestack
Filestack is a market-leading file upload and management service for developers. Their powerful APIs enable developers to process content at scale and provide an off-the-shelf tech stack for uploading, transforming, understanding, and delivering content within applications and interfaces.
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closed 5/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

i.am+, acquired Sensiya, Ltd.

synopsis: Israeli startup Sensiya has been bought up by the musician Will.i.iam’s consumer tech label i.am+. Sensiya is a contextual awareness SDK providing access to meaningful, actionable and structured data, enabling mobile developers to create personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences.
buyer: i.am+
Founded by innovator and musician will.i.am, i.am+ is nurturing and leveraging powerful new technologies. Specifically i.am+ aims to create new products that combine its AneedA operating system, fashion and technology in the evolving wearables segment – such as the dial. "
target: Sensiya, Ltd.
Sensiya is a contextual awareness SDK providing access to meaningful, actionable and structured data, enabling mobile developers to create personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Bonsai

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Bonsai, a small artificial intelligence start-up. Bonsai is an AI platform that empowers developers to build, teach and use intelligent systems. Its platform greatly simplifies the programming of control and optimization to create more intelligent systems and business processes.
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: Bonsai
Bonsai is an AI platform that empowers developers to build, teach and use intelligent systems. Its platform greatly simplifies the programming of control and optimization to create more intelligent systems and business processes.
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closed 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

CircleCI, acquired Ponicode

synopsis: CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, has acquired Ponicode, an AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform. CircleCI helps engineering teams to radically reduce the time from idea to execution. Their DevOps tools enable companies to improve team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. "
target: Ponicode
Ponicode is an innovative AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers and engineering teams to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
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closed 2/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Testim Inc.

synopsis: Tricentis, an industry leader in test automation for modern cloud and enterprise applications, announced today the acquisition of Testim, an AI-based SaaS test automation platform. Testim extends Tricentis’ own AI-powered continuous testing platform, and will help the company further simplify test automation.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis is a global leader in enterprise continuous testing, widely credited for reinventing software testing for DevOps, cloud, and enterprise applications. The Tricentis continuous testing platform provides a new and fundamentally different way to perform software testing. "
target: Testim Inc.
Testim is an AI-based SaaS test automation platform. Testim introduced its AI-based testing in 2014 to accelerate application delivery by shortening the time it takes to author tests and automatically improving tests, troubleshooting tests, and handling test diagnostics.
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closed 9/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Hinge Health, acquired Wrnch Inc.

synopsis: Hinge Health, the world’s #1 Digital Musculoskeletal Clinic, has acquired wrnch, a computer vision software company in Canada. wrnch offers a real-time AI software platform that enables software developers to give their apps the ability to see and understand human motion, shape, and intent.
buyer: Hinge Health
Hinge Health is pioneering the world’s most patient-centered Digital Musculoskeletal (MSK) Clinic. Hinge Health reduces MSK pain, opioid use, and surgeries by pairing advanced wearable sensors and computer vision technology with a comprehensive clinical care team. "
target: Wrnch Inc.
wrnch is a computer vision software company in Canada. wrnch offers a real-time AI software platform that enables software developers to give their apps the ability to see and understand human motion, shape, and intent. Their engine can capture human motion in videos, estimate human pose, and more.
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announced 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, will acquire AutonomIQ

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., the leading provider of continuous testing solutions, will acquire AutonomIQ, a leading provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: AutonomIQ
AutonomIQ is a provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications. Their cloud platform enables companies to improve quality and reduce risk for their digital products.
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announced 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, will acquire SigOpt

synopsis: Intel announced it will acquire SigOpt, a San Francisco-based provider of a leading platform for the optimization of AI software models at scale. SigOpt’s AI software technologies deliver productivity and performance gains across hardware and software parameters, use cases and workloads in deep learning, machine learning and data analytics.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$79,024.00)
Intel is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge, and every kind of computing device, Intel unleashes the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. "
target: SigOpt
SigOpt is a provider of a leading platform for the optimization of AI software models at scale. SigOpt’s AI software technologies deliver productivity and performance gains across hardware and software parameters, use cases and workloads in deep learning, machine learning and data analytics.
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announced 6/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., will acquire Spell

synopsis: Reddit is to acquire Spell, a platform for running machine learning experiments. They were founded in 2016 to provide a cloud computing solution to allow anyone to run resource-intensive ML experiments without the high end hardware that would normally be necessary.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Spell
Spell is a platform for running machine learning experiments. They were founded in 2016 to provide a cloud computing solution to allow anyone to run resource-intensive ML experiments without the high end hardware that would normally be necessary.
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announced 6/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., will acquire Spell

synopsis: Reddit is to acquire Spell, a platform for running machine learning experiments. They were founded in 2016 to provide a cloud computing solution to allow anyone to run resource-intensive ML experiments without the high end hardware that would normally be necessary.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Spell
Spell is a platform for running machine learning experiments. They were founded in 2016 to provide a cloud computing solution to allow anyone to run resource-intensive ML experiments without the high end hardware that would normally be necessary.
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closed 12/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., acquired Dubsmash, Inc.

synopsis: Reddit, an online community for creating, sharing, and discussion, has acquired Dubsmash, a short video platform. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows. Dubsmash will retain its own platform and brand, and Reddit will integrate its video creation tools.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Dubsmash, Inc.
Dubsmash is a video sharing platform and mobile application for iOS and Android devices. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Wired Magazine, acquired reddit.com

synopsis: Wired Digital, online home of Wired magazine , has acquired reddit.com, a leading social aggregation news site that empowers its users to select and rank web content. Reddit, based in Boston, will relocate to San Francisco where Wired magazine and Wired Digital are based. The four founders will continue to direct reddit as Wired Digital employees.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Wired Magazine
Wired Magazine delivers the intelligence readers need on the topics that matter most: Technology and innovation. Science and medicine. Business and global politics. Arts and culture. The best new products and more. "
target: reddit.com
reddit is a community web site where users can post links to content on the web. Other users may then vote the posted link up or down, causing it to appear more or less prominently on the reddit home page.
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closed 9/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Ratings Guy, LLC merged with iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.,

synopsis: Veteran healthcare industry executives announced the combination of their companies. The Ratings Guy, LLC, an online rating system, will now be part of iVantage Health Analytics, to provide a single source of business intelligence solutions to help providers address the complex requirements of managing under the new healthcare.
buyer: iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.
iVantage Health Analytics' information products integrate market intelligence, quality and performance benchmarking with innovative delivery platforms to help customers pinpoint key tactical advantages. "
target: The Ratings Guy, LLC
The Ratings Guy, LLC offers an online rating system for lifestyle websites.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Wired Magazine, acquired reddit.com

synopsis: Wired Digital, online home of Wired magazine , has acquired reddit.com, a leading social aggregation news site that empowers its users to select and rank web content. Reddit, based in Boston, will relocate to San Francisco where Wired magazine and Wired Digital are based. The four founders will continue to direct reddit as Wired Digital employees.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Wired Magazine
Wired Magazine delivers the intelligence readers need on the topics that matter most: Technology and innovation. Science and medicine. Business and global politics. Arts and culture. The best new products and more. "
target: reddit.com
reddit is a community web site where users can post links to content on the web. Other users may then vote the posted link up or down, causing it to appear more or less prominently on the reddit home page.
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closed 10/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Reelgood, acquired Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: Reelgood, a startup aimed at helping cord cutters find shows and movies to watch on the services they subscribe to, has bought Guidebox, a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others.
buyer: Reelgood
Reelgood is the world's most extensive streaming guide, with every TV show and movie available to stream online. Browse through every TV series and movie and sort by title, release year, genre, IMDB rating, and, most important - see where to watch it. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox is a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others. Guidebox began its life in 2012 as a consumer-facing website that brought together full show and episode data in one place, then pointed users where they could watch.
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closed 3/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

1st Leads LLC, acquired Bingoport.co.uk

synopsis: Gaming Realms has sold UK-based Bingoport.co.uk and Freebingohunter.com to 1st Leads, a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. Bingoport reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
buyer: 1st Leads LLC
1st Leads is a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. 1st Leads generates highly qualified, highly targeted sales leads and actionable market intelligence. They specialize in working with high tech companies that have complex products and complex sales cycles. "
target parent: Gaming Realms plc
target: Bingoport.co.uk
Bingoport.co.uk is the UK's largest and most trusted free bingo site. Bingoport monitors and reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter.com offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
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cancelled 4/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

ColorTV, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: ColorTV, an end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs and streaming devices, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc., the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands.
buyer: ColorTV
ColorTV is the end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs. ColorTV's platform provides a diverse suite of data, discovery and analytics solutions for Connected TV, built to empower networks to compete in the new connected TV ecosystem. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox Inc is the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands. Guidebox is a technology that enables TV viewers to search for and discover TV programming on connected TV platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Google Home, Android, iOS, and web.
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closed 1/28/2011 via PR Newswire

Oversee.net, acquired ShopWiki.com

synopsis: Oversee.net®, which operates successful comparison sites in the travel and financial services sectors, has acquired ShopWiki Corp., parent of the multinational Internet shopping search engine. ShopWiki helps users find places to purchase products for sale on the web by intelligently searching and organizing nearly half a billion consumer offerings.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. "
target parent: Generation Partners
target: ShopWiki.com
ShopWiki, founded in 2005, has shopping comparison websites serving 11 countries in North America, Europe and Australia. The sites help users find places to purchase products for sale on the web by intelligently searching and organizing nearly half a billion consumer offerings.
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closed 8/30/2005 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Shopping.com

synopsis: eBay today completed its previously announced acquisition of Shopping.com, a leader in online comparison shopping and consumer reviews. In accordance with the terms of the acquisition agreement as announced on June 1, 2005, eBay acquired all outstanding shares of Shopping.com stock for total consideration of approximately $634 million.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$10,265.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Shopping.com
Shopping.com is a global leader in online comparison shopping with sites in the U.S., U.K. & France. According to comScore Media Metrix, it is the third largest shopping destination on the web. The company's mission is to help shoppers use the power of information to find, compare & buy anything.
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closed 5/12/2010 via Company Press Release

The Nile Project, Inc., acquired Localyte

synopsis: NileGuide, the go-to website for great travel recommendations and custom trip planning, announced the acquisition of Localyte’s platform and community, featuring original travel recommendations from a community of tens of thousands of content contributors around the world.
buyer: The Nile Project, Inc.
Through a global network of local experts and content partnerships with many of the world’s most trusted travel publishers, NileGuide provides a one-stop resource that makes the trip planning process fast, fun and personalized, helping travelers make the most of their trips. "
target: Localyte
Localyte.com connects travelers with Localytes: local people and services in travel destinations. A Localyte is a local person living in a travel destination who is passionate about sharing their knowledge with travelers.
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closed 3/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Adseek, llc, acquired BlogCatalog

synopsis: Adseek Media, a company that creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration, acquired Blogcatalog.com, the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers.
buyer: Adseek, llc
AdSeek creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration. Their advanced decision-making platform enables them to analyze ad supply and demand on a vast scale in only a fraction of a second. "
target: BlogCatalog
BlogCatalog is the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers. Bloggers can utilize the site to share their work, promote their blogs and connect with other bloggers. Readers can find the best blogs about their personal interests and create their own personal feed from their favorite blogs.
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closed 8/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation, acquired ResellerRatings.com

synopsis: Answers announced that it has acquired ResellerRatings, the web’s leading independent resource for helping shoppers find the best online retailers. Nearly two million visitors per month come to ResellerRatings to read merchant reviews before making purchase decisions, and over one thousand merchant reviews are added each day.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Answers Corporation
Established in 1998, Answers Corporation is the industry’s top destination for Q&A content. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. "
target: ResellerRatings.com
Founded in 1998, ResellerRatings is the leading resource for shoppers looking for consumer-generated ratings and reviews of online merchants. Its mission is to offer first-hand customer accounts of online retailers to highlight the best and help shoppers avoid the rest.
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announced 3/1/2007 via PR Newswire

CitySearch, will acquire Insider Pages

synopsis: Citysearch, an operating business of IAC has agreed to acquire Insider Pages, a leading reviews-based local search company located in Redwood City, California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: CitySearch
Citysearch is a leading integrated local search, directory and media company that connects consumers and merchants. By delivering trusted content Citysearch empowers users to make informed decisions about where to spend their time and money. "
target: Insider Pages
Insider Pages is a local search engine/online yellow pages built around the concept that the best way to find a local business is through a personal recommendation. Users of the site have created over 500,000 customer reviews of local businesses.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Memory Lane, Inc., acquired schoolFeed, Inc.

synopsis: United Online, Inc. announced that it has acquired schoolFeed, Inc., owner of a Top 25 Facebook app and a leading online high school network, to enrich its Classmates business domestically and its StayFriends brand internationally. schoolFeed will now be owned by Memory Lane, Inc., a subsidiary of United Online.
buyer parent: United Online, Inc.
buyer: Memory Lane, Inc.
Memory Lane, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, is a premier provider of online nostalgia products and services. Memory Lane owns and operates Classmates.com, a premier destination for reconnecting with the people, places, and events from high school years. "
target: schoolFeed, Inc.
schoolFeed is a fast growing high school network that makes it easy to find and keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from high school. It combines an online yearbook and class directory with news feeds, interest groups, online games and virtual currency.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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announced 8/24/2009 via Reuters

Canpages, Inc., will acquire GigPark

synopsis: Canpages Inc, a Canadian local search and directories publisher, said it agreed to acquire GigPark.com, an online social media platform, to beef up its local search website.
buyer parent: HM Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Canpages, Inc.
Boasting a circulation of more than 5.4 million, Canpages publishes over 70 local telephone directories across Ontario, BC, Quebec, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. "
target: GigPark
GigPark is the easiest way to discover the trusted handyman, accountant and everyone else your friends use. We believe friends recommend the best people. GigPark's mission is to make it easy for friends to share recommendations so we can all find great service.
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closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Pocketables.net

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Pocketables.net. Pocketables.net has been providing news, reviews, and commentary about ultramobile computers, mobile internet devices, and other handheld gadgets since 2006.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
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. "
target: Pocketables.net
Pocketables is an online tech publication that provides news, commentary, and comprehensive reviews on various mobile computing devices (7-inch or smaller screens), portable consumer electronics, and related accessories.
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closed 7/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Valnet Inc., acquired MakeUseOf

synopsis: Valnet Inc., an online media publisher, has acquired Hong Kong-based MakeUseOf.com, an authoritative and trusted source of technology news, guides, and reviews. The acquisition MakeUseOf provides Valnet with a digital platform to offer solutions, reviews, news, and high-quality content to its audience.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Valnet Inc.
Valnet is a leading multi-vertical digital media publisher and owner of a variety of premium digital publications, including movie news authority ScreenRant.com, pop culture site CBR.com and video game news site GameRant.com. "
target: MakeUseOf
Hong Kong-based MakeUseOf is a leading online publication that issues tips and guides on how to make the most of the internet, computer software, and mobile apps. The company's mission is to provide knowledge and tools to help readers navigate trends in consumer technology.
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closed 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Internet Info, s.r.o., acquired Stahuj.cz/SW.cz

synopsis: Internet Info publishers are further expanding their portfolio by purchasing Stahuj.cz and SW.cz from Economia. Stahuj.cz is a software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
buyer: Internet Info, s.r.o.
Internet Info, s.r.o. is Prague-based company that publishes professional Internet diaries (eg Lupa.cz, Měšec.cz, Podnikatel.cz), and organizes dozens of important conferences (Czech Internet Forum, E-Business Forum, WebTop100). "
target parent: Economia, a.s.
target: Stahuj.cz/SW.cz
Stahuj.cz is the software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download and also the most visited technical portal in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
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closed 5/13/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Geeknet, Inc., acquired Geek.com

synopsis: Geeknet, Inc., the online network for the global geek community, announced the acquisition of Geek.com, an online information resource and community for technology enthusiasts and professionals.
buyer: Geeknet, Inc. (GKNT:$137.10)
Geeknet is the online network for the global geek community. Geeknet serves an audience of over 45 million users each month and provide the tech-obsessed with content, culture, connections, commerce, and all the things that geeks crave. "
target: Geek.com
Geek.com has been an online technology resource and community for technology enthusiasts and professionals since 1996. Geek.com features the latest news and reviews of the hottest hardware and software, along with Computer Buying Guides, Features, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Inmedius Inc., acquired Tech Pub Expert, Inc.

synopsis: Inmedius, Inc., a leading provider of applications to capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets, announced that it acquired Canadian-based Tech Pub Expert, Inc.
buyer: Inmedius Inc.
Inmedius is a global leader in delivering performance-oriented applications that capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets. Integrating those information assets within business processes, using state-of-the-art workflow and collaborative techniques, is an Inmedius hallmark. "
target: Tech Pub Expert, Inc.
Tech Pubs Xpert is a group of seasoned publishing, editorial, and technical professionals. Though physically located in the Ottawa and Montreal areas of Canada, team members can provide services to its customers anywhere in the world - virtually anywhere you can get a high speed internet connection.
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closed 11/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Avnet, Inc., acquired Hackster, Inc.

synopsis: Avnet, Inc. announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Hackster, Inc. as the first step of a two part transaction in which Avnet will acquire the remainder of the company in January 2017. Hackster.io is an online community that helps users globally learn how to design, create and program Internet-connected hardware.
buyer: Avnet, Inc. (AVT:$19,518.59)
Founded in 1921, Avnet, Inc., is one of the world's largest global distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology. They serve customers in more than 125 countries. They are headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target: Hackster, Inc.
Hackster is a hardware learning platform. They provide a huge project database and tools for Raspberry Pi, Arduino, MetaWear, Spark Core, and every other type of open source hardware you can think of to help you create your next awesome electronics invention.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Zedge Ltd, acquired Emojipedia

synopsis: Zedge, Inc., a leading global developer of mobile phone personalization and entertainment apps, has acquired Emojipedia, the world's leading authority dedicated to providing up to date and well-researched emoji definitions, information, and news as well as World Emoji Day and the annual World Emoji Awards, and Emojitracker.
buyer: Zedge Ltd (AMEX:ZDGE:$23.44)
Zedge is content distribution platforms. Its content platform enables consumers to personalize their mobile devices with free, high-quality ringtones, wallpapers, home screen app icons, widgets and notification sounds. "
target: Emojipedia
Founded in 2013, Emojipedia is the world's leading emoji resource and foremost authority on emoji use. Emojipedia serves over 50 million pages of emoji information each month, providing up-to-date emoji definitions, data on emoji trends, and the latest news on emoji additions and approvals.
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Unity Technologies
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VMware, Inc.
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Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
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Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
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$41.67
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NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
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$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
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Datadog, Inc.
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SolarWinds
SolarWinds
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Advanced Digital Information Corporation
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$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
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USU Software AG
USU Software AG
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EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
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Hifn Inc
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$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
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$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
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0
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AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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iSelect Ltd
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2017
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$141.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.50
EBIT ($mm)
$16.94
Net Income ($mm)
$12.55
Employees
426
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Aucfan Co., Ltd.
Aucfan Co., Ltd.
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$39.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.02
EBIT ($mm)
$1.28
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
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120
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