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closed 8/4/2022 via BusinessWire

InfiniteWorld, acquired Super Bit Machine, Inc.

synopsis: Infinite Assets, Inc. (“InfiniteWorld”) has acquired Super Bit Machine, an independent gaming studio and Armajet developer, founded by industry veterans with experience running massive multiplayer “Top 10” grossing games on iOS and Android, including Bingo Blitz by Buffalo Studios.
buyer: InfiniteWorld
InfiniteWorld is a leading Web3 and Metaverse infrastructure company that enables brands and creators to create, monetize, and drive consumer engagement and experiences with digital content. "
target: Super Bit Machine, Inc.
Super Bit Machine is an independent gaming studio founded by industry veterans with a focus on creating spectator-friendly competitive games that bring people together across all platforms. Its flagship title, Armajet, is a highly competitive action game that has won several awards.
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announced 2/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Stillfront Group AB, will acquire Moonfrog Labs Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Stillfront Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Moonfrog Labs Private Limited, a rapidly growing independent game studio based in Bangalore, India, focusing on Board and Social Card Games. Moonfrog has an extensive games portfolio including successful titles such as Ludo Club, Jalebi and Teen Patti Gold.
buyer: Stillfront Group AB (OM:SF:$595.65)
Headquartered in Sweden, Stillfront Group is a leading free-to-play powerhouse of gaming studios. Its diverse and exciting games portfolio has two common themes; loyal users and long lifecycle games. "
target: Moonfrog Labs Pvt Ltd.
India-based Moonfrog Labs is a rapidly growing developer and publisher of market-leading Board and Social Card Games. The studio, which was founded in 2013, has an extensive games portfolio of more than 20 games, including successful titles such as Ludo Club, Jalebi and Teen Patti Gold.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

gamigo AG, acquired Trion Worlds

synopsis: Gamigo acquired Trion Worlds, a leading US gaming company with offices in Redwood City (California) and Austin (Texas). Trion Worlds is the studio behind online and console MMO-games such as Rift, Defiance, Trove and ArcheAge.
buyer parent: Blockescence plc
buyer: gamigo AG (WKN:A1TNJY:$0.00)
The gamigo group is a publisher for free-to-play mobile and online games and also offers solutions for business customers within the scope of the gamigo platform strategy. Their platform helps game publishers and developers from all over the world publish and promote their products. "
target: Trion Worlds
Trion Worlds Inc. is a leading US gaming company with offices in Redwood City (California) and Austin (Texas) and has as publisher and developer of online and console MMO-games, well-known games such as Rift, Defiance, Trove and ArcheAge in its portfolio.
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closed 7/4/2016 via BNC Analysis

Animoca Brands, acquired TicBits Ltd

synopsis: Animoca Brands, a leading global mobile games developer, has acquired TicBits Ltd, a game development company that's focused on bringing the best possible social and casual games to the mobile phone & Facebook market.
buyer: Animoca Brands (ASX:AB1:$8.69)
Animoca Brands is a leading global mobile games developer that works with famous brands such as Garfield and Ultraman to make Fun products. Animoca Brands is based in Hong Kong. "
target: TicBits Ltd
TicBits Ltd is a game development company that's focused on bringing the best possible social and casual games to the mobile phone & Facebook market. TicBits Ltd was founded in 2010 and is located in Turku, Finland.
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$3.73
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closed 5/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Adrenaline Amusements, acquired Sarbakan

synopsis: Adrenaline Amusements, a leading developer of a new breed of arcade video game machines, announced that it has acquired Sarbakan, a renowned independent game studio with over a decade’s worth of experience in developing highly creative original IPs and work-for-hire games.
buyer: Adrenaline Amusements
Adrenaline Amusement's mission is to develop and introduce a new bread of amusement product to its industry. It manufactures a new breed of arcade video game products. "
target: Sarbakan
Sarbakan is an innovative developer of social mobile games and mobile entertainment content. With years of proven experience as a game studio, Sarbakan delivers memorable and high quality experiences for its worldwide publishing partners and customers.
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closed 6/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Azerion BV, acquired Whow Games GmbH

synopsis: Hamburg-based WHOW Games GmbH, a leading European social gaming developer and publisher has been acquired by Azerion Holding B.V. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Hamburg, WHOW Games is a leading developer and publisher of online free-to-play social games.
buyer: Azerion BV (ENXTAM:AZRN:$310.85)
Azerion is a Netherlands-based media, gaming, and technology company that provides safe, reliable, valuable content and services. Azerion engages users while helping advertisers and publishers connect with them by tailoring advertising and content solutions to markets where they're present. "
target: Whow Games GmbH
Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Hamburg, WHOW Games is a leading developer and publisher of online free-to-play social games. The company brings highly engaging social games to the web browser and app stores.
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announced 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Leaf Mobile, will acquire Truly Social Games

synopsis: Leaf Mobile, Canada's leading free-to-play mobile game group, will acquire Truly Social Games ("TSG"), an innovative developer and publisher of mobile games headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. TSG set out to build games that engage and involve players from the very first click with products such as Planet Gold Rush.
buyer: Leaf Mobile (TSXV:LEAF:$15.44)
Leaf Mobile is a mobile game developer in Canada. Leaf Mobile is focused on creating engaging games that produce enduring player enjoyment. The company develops cannabis games through their LDRLY Games studio. Their games include Bud Farm Idle Tycoon, Bud Farm 420, Cheech & Chong Bud Farm, and more."
target: Truly Social Games
Truly Social Games ("TSG") is a developer and publisher of mobile games headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. TSG was founded in 2015 by Cooper DuBois and Patrick Tougas and has offices in Vancouver, Portland, and Minsk.
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closed 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Three Gates AB, acquired Wordie App

synopsis: Three Gates has acquired Wordie from The Fast Mind Inc. Wordie is a trivia game where the player must figure out the correct word based on four pictures. The player can create new levels in the game, which currently includes over 5,000 levels.
buyer: Three Gates AB (NGM:GATE:$2.39)
Three Gates AB is a publicly listed game development company based on the island of Gotland, off the east coast of Sweden. Founded in 2011, Three Gates is a team of experienced professionals, all gathered in a unique location with an unwavering drive and passion for the video game sector. "
target parent: The Fast Mind Inc.
target: Wordie App
Wordie is a trivia game where the player must figure out the correct word based on four pictures. The player can create new levels in the game, which currently includes over 5,000 levels. It is available for Android and iOS devices, Kindle and Facebook.
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closed 6/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

SciPlay Corporation, acquired Come2Play Ltd.

synopsis: SciPlay Corporation has acquired Come2Play, Ltd., an Israeli based developer and manager of casual mobile games. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, Come2Play's social mobile games are enjoyed by casual game players from around the world.
buyer: SciPlay Corporation (SCPL:$606.10)
SciPlay Corporation is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms. SciPlay currently offers seven core games, including social casino games Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino, Hot Shot Casino and Quick Hit Slots, and more. "
target: Come2Play Ltd.
Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, Come2Play's social mobile games are enjoyed by casual game players from around the world. Come2Play's innovative game, Solitaire Pets Adventure, presents a new and fresh spin on the classic game solitaire.
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announced 2/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Mynet Inc., will purchase Smartphone Game Business from Grani, Inc.

synopsis: Mynet, Inc. a provider of mobile community games to the Japanese and Asian markets, will acquire the smartphone game business of Grani, Inc. Grani's smartphone game business includes 'Shinjin no Varuhara Gate' (Valhalla Gate), a popular game that topped the cumulative total of 2.4 million people (as of March 2018).
buyer: Mynet Inc. (TSE:3928:$112.87)
Mynet Inc. offers community games to the Japanese and Asian markets. It provides card battle games, including Valkyrie Crusade and Legend of the Cryptids; and role-playing games, such as Emblem of Falkyrie and Angel Master. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
seller: Grani, Inc.
Grani's smartphone game business includes 'Shinjin no Varuhara Gate' (Valhalla Gate), a popular game that topped the cumulative total of 2.4 million people (as of March 2018). Valhalla Gate is a cooperative RPG set the world of "Varheim" where God, devil and man coexist.
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closed 10/5/2017 via Company Press Release

Kongregate Inc., acquired Synapse Games

synopsis: Kongregate, the San Francisco based cross platform games publisher and developer, has acquired 100% of Synapse Games. Founded in 2008, Chicago based Synapse Games employs a team of 22 and develops free to play strategy and collectible card games.
buyer parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
buyer: Kongregate Inc.
Kongregate is a leading mobile & PC game publisher and web gaming portal. Through their publishing program, they work closely with game developers to provide a multitude of services to help great games become even better. "
target: Synapse Games
Synapse Games is exploding onto the mobile gaming market after over eight years experience making social games. They are a fun but fast-paced team, working on several deeply strategic multiplayer games. They push for the extra mile at all times to get as much polish into each of their games.
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closed 9/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Plarium, acquired Rumble Entertainment

synopsis: Plarium, a studio that specializes in massively multiplayer online games, has acquired Rumble Entertainment, a studio that focuses on fantasy role-playing games such as Alliance: Heroes of the Spire and KingsRoad. All of their games are free-to-play and available across a variety of browsers, mobile devices and social networks.
buyer parent: Aristocrat Leisure Ltd
buyer: Plarium
Founded in 2009, Plarium Global Ltd. is dedicated to creating the best mobile and social experience for hardcore gamers worldwide. With over 250 million registered users, they are proud to be consistently ranked among Facebook’s top hardcore game developers. "
target: Rumble Entertainment
Rumble Entertainment was founded in 2011 with a mission to create the most engaging and fulfilling online game experiences on the planet. They focus on fantasy role-playing games such as Alliance: Heroes of the Spire and KingsRoad.
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closed 3/10/2014 via BusinessWire

Kabam, Inc., acquired Phoenix Age Game Studio

synopsis: Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play games for traditional players, announced it has acquired San Francisco-based game studio Phoenix Age. The acquisition bolsters Kabam’s games catalogue with durable franchises in the role-playing game (RPG) genre across mobile and web platforms.
buyer: Kabam, Inc.
Kabam is the leader in the western world for free-to-play games for traditional players with first and third party published titles available on mobile devices via the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and on the Web via Facebook, Yahoo!, Kabam.com and other platforms. "
target: Phoenix Age Game Studio
Phoenix Age is a gaming startup specializing in social and mobile platforms, including Facebook, MySpace, and iOS platform. One of their most popular games is Castle Age, a text-based fantasy role-playing game, played by over 10 million users.
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closed 6/13/2013 via BusinessWire

Social Gaming Network, acquired Mob Science

synopsis: SGN (Social Gaming Network), the premier cross-platform mobile games developer, acquired Mob Science, a top social game developer on Facebook, with more than 50 million users having installed its popular applications including inFamous Anarchy, Coffee Bar, Snowball Fight, Willy's Sweet Shop, Sea Garden, Christmas Cheer, and many others.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Social Gaming Network
SGN (Social Gaming Network) connects people through great games. As a top cross-platform developer and publisher of games on Facebook, iOS, and Android, SGN lays claim to hit titles such as Panda Jam, Bingo Blingo, Fluff Friends Rescue, Jewels of the Amazon, Skies of Glory, and MindJolt. "
target: Mob Science
Mob Science is dedicated to bringing the science of fun to people everywhere through the power of social games. The company is one of the top game developers on Facebook, with more than 50 million users having installed its popular applications such as inFamous Anarchy, Coffee Bar, and many others.
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closed 12/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., acquired Buffalo Studios

synopsis: Caesars Interactive Entertainment acquired Bingo Blitz, a social and mobile gaming business, as well as privately held Buffalo Studios, LLC, of Santa Monica, Calif., a social and mobile games developer. Buffalo Studios created Bingo Blitz, which is among the leading bingo games on Facebook and other social gaming websites.
buyer parent: Caesars Entertainment Corporation
buyer: Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's most diversified casino entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 70 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now operates casinos on four continents. "
target: Buffalo Studios
Buffalo Studios' mission is to create fun and accessible social games that introduce casual audiences to new experiences that go above and beyond the current offerings. Buffalo Studios created Bingo Blitz, which is among the leading bingo games on Facebook and other social gaming websites.
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closed 4/27/2012 via Company Press Release

next idea GmbH, acquired wwg worldwidegames GmbH

synopsis: The next idea GmbH has acquired wwg worldwidegames GmbH, an internationally established company that acts as an independent aggregator and publisher of browser games, as well as a content provider for media companies.
buyer: next idea GmbH
The next idea GmbH, based in Munster, is among the global companies in the areas of online games and online entertainment. The next idea GmbH brings the diversity of Internet users directly to their home entertainment media. "
target: wwg worldwidegames GmbH
wwg worldwidegames GmBH is an international independent aggregator and publisher of browser games and content provider for media companies. wwg offers free browser games, which generate about premium accounts and virtual goods sales.
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closed 7/1/2022 via BusinessWire

Blizzard Entertainment, acquired Proletariat

synopsis: Blizzard Entertainment has closed the acquisition of Boston-based Proletariat, an award-winning independent game developer with the mission to create games that change the way communities play together.
buyer parent: Activision Blizzard
buyer: Blizzard Entertainment
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher. Blizzard created several successful video games, including the Warcraft sequels, StarCraft, and Diablo series, and the MMORPG World of Warcraft. "
target: Proletariat
Founded in 2012 in Boston, MA, by a group of game-industry veterans from Harmonix, Turbine, and Insomniac, Proletariat is an award-winning independent game developer with the mission to create games that change the way communities play together.
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announced 4/13/2022 via PR Newswire

Planet Green Holdings Corp., will acquire Allinyson Ltd

synopsis: Planet Green Holdings Corp., a modern technology enterprise in China with holdings in a variety of markets, will acquire Allinyson Ltd., a video game development company incorporated in the State of Colorado and owns subsidiaries in Hong Kong and China. Allinyson develops and operates online games.
buyer: Planet Green Holdings Corp. (PLAG:$37.77)
Planet Green Holdings Corp. is a modern technology enterprise in China with holdings in a variety of markets. Planet Green Holdings Corp. nurtures its businesses with corporate principles of honesty, integrity, and innovation. Their companies are involved in tea production and SaaS solutions. "
target: Allinyson Ltd
Allinyson is a video game development company incorporated in the State of Colorado and owns subsidiaries in Hong Kong and China.. Allinyson develops and operates online games.
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announced 4/29/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

7Road, will acquire LOCOJOY Inc.

synopsis: 7Road, a top developer and an international distributor of web games and mobile games, is to acquire LOCOJOY Inc., a company that engages in developing games across iOS, Android, and Flash in Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Arabic, among others. Both companies are based in China.
buyer: 7Road (SEHK:797:$28.64)
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Shenzhen's NanShan Science and Technology Park, 7Road is a top developer and an international distributor of web games and mobile games. As a pioneer in expanding the global gaming market, 7Road is the top 1 grossing company in the browser game market. "
target: LOCOJOY Inc.
LOCOJOY Inc. engages in developing games across iOS, Android, and Flash in Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Arabic, among others. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Beijing, China.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Media and Games Invest plc, acquired gamigo AG

synopsis: Media and Games Invest, a German strategic investment-holding, that focuses on a buy, build, and sell strategy of fast-growing companies, has acquired majority interest in gamigo AG, a German company that has developed into one of the leading publishers of online and mobile games in Europe and North America.
buyer: Media and Games Invest plc (XTRA:M8G:$279.92)
Media and Games Invest plc (MGI) is a German strategic investment-holding, that focuses on a buy, build, and sell strategy of fast-growing companies. The MGI portfolio companies are growing via acquisitions plus organic growth and new technologies. "
target: gamigo AG
Headquartered in Germany, Gamigo has developed into one of the leading publishers of online and mobile games in Europe and North America. Gamigo grows via organic growth as well as through acquisitions and has made acquisitions in games, media, technology companies and individual game assets.
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closed 8/4/2022 via BusinessWire

InfiniteWorld, acquired Super Bit Machine, Inc.

synopsis: Infinite Assets, Inc. (“InfiniteWorld”) has acquired Super Bit Machine, an independent gaming studio and Armajet developer, founded by industry veterans with experience running massive multiplayer “Top 10” grossing games on iOS and Android, including Bingo Blitz by Buffalo Studios.
buyer: InfiniteWorld
InfiniteWorld is a leading Web3 and Metaverse infrastructure company that enables brands and creators to create, monetize, and drive consumer engagement and experiences with digital content. "
target: Super Bit Machine, Inc.
Super Bit Machine is an independent gaming studio founded by industry veterans with a focus on creating spectator-friendly competitive games that bring people together across all platforms. Its flagship title, Armajet, is a highly competitive action game that has won several awards.
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closed 8/4/2022 via BusinessWire

InfiniteWorld, acquired Super Bit Machine, Inc.

synopsis: Infinite Assets, Inc. (“InfiniteWorld”) has acquired Super Bit Machine, an independent gaming studio and Armajet developer, founded by industry veterans with experience running massive multiplayer “Top 10” grossing games on iOS and Android, including Bingo Blitz by Buffalo Studios.
buyer: InfiniteWorld
InfiniteWorld is a leading Web3 and Metaverse infrastructure company that enables brands and creators to create, monetize, and drive consumer engagement and experiences with digital content. "
target: Super Bit Machine, Inc.
Super Bit Machine is an independent gaming studio founded by industry veterans with a focus on creating spectator-friendly competitive games that bring people together across all platforms. Its flagship title, Armajet, is a highly competitive action game that has won several awards.
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closed 1/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Quickfire Networks Corporation

synopsis: Facebook has a acquired QuickFire Networks, a company that built a custom hardware and software platform for reducing video file sizes and upload times. QuickFire’s tech speeds up encoding videos with different profiles for frame rate, resolution, color and audio settings for different platforms.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
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: Quickfire Networks Corporation
QuickFire Networks is a company that has built a custom hardware and software platform for reducing video file sizes and upload times. They use proprietary technology that dramatically reduces the bandwidth needed to view video online without degrading video quality.
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closed 7/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Metaweb Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Google has bought semantic search startup Metaweb, according to recent post on the search giant’s blog. Metaweb develops both semantic data storage infrastructure for the web, and Freebase, an “open, shared database of the world’s knowledge”. Freebase is a massive, collaboratively edited database of cross-linked data.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Metaweb Technologies, Inc.
Metaweb helps site owners, bloggers, and developers make their sites richer and more engaging. Based in San Francisco, Metaweb Technologies was founded in 2005 to help build a smarter, more connected Internet.
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire ChameleonX Technologies

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, will acquire ChameleonX, an Israel-based cybersecurity company with a unique solution to protect websites from credit card skimming and user credential theft via malicious or compromised third-party scripts.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,461.22)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: ChameleonX Technologies
ChameleonX is an Israel-based cybersecurity startup company, developing a unique AI-based client-side protection solution for the eCommerce, Travel, and Financial sectors to protect businesses from zero-day attacks, compromised 3rd-party resources, web vulnerabilities and malware code injections.
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closed 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Jetpack, acquired WPScan

synopsis: Jetpack, the ultimate toolkit for WordPress, has acquired WPScan, a WordPress vulnerability database. WPScan enables site owners to find vulnerabilities affecting their website. Their database covers WordPress vulnerabilities, plugin vulnerabilities and theme vulnerabilities. They also offer plugins and APIs that detects vulnerabilities.
buyer parent: Automattic Inc.
buyer: Jetpack
Jetpack is the ultimate toolkit for WordPress. Jetpack provides everything developers need to secure, design, and grow their WordPress website. Their tools allows users to add secure logins, protect their site from brute force attacks, fully customize their site, and increase their traffic. "
target: WPScan
WPScan is a WordPress vulnerability database. WPScan enables site owners to find vulnerabilities affecting their website. Their database covers WordPress vulnerabilities, plugin vulnerabilities and theme vulnerabilities. They also offer plugins and APIs that detects vulnerabilities.
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closed 6/21/2012 via BusinessWire

AppNeta, acquired Tracelytics

synopsis: AppNeta, the leading provider of end-user-centric performance management solutions for business critical applications, announced the acquisition of Tracelytics, an innovative provider of full-stack, SaaS-delivered Application Performance Management solutions. Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology.
buyer: AppNeta
AppNeta is the leader in end-user centric Performance Management solutions for business critical applications, arming network and application engineers with the 360o insight they need to rapidly anticipate, pinpoint and solve network issues before they become application problems. "
target: Tracelytics
Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology. The innovative SaaS solution provides deep, detailed visibility into Web applications, identifying where issues and bottlenecks are occurring and providing actionable data for quick problem resolution.
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closed 10/14/2020 via BusinessWire

UserTesting, acquired usabiliTEST

synopsis: UserTesting, a company that enables every organization to deliver the best customer experience powered by human insight, has acquired the technology assets of usabiliTEST, a provider of information architecture testing solutions.
buyer: UserTesting
UserTesting enables every organization to deliver the best customer experience powered by human insight. With UserTesting’s on-demand Human Insight Platform, companies across industries make accurate customer-first decisions at every level, at the speed business demands. "
target: usabiliTEST
usabiliTEST is a provider of information architecture testing solutions. Using usabiliTEST's tools to collect relevant user data can help clients make critical decisions and lay a solid foundation for their website's information architecture and design.
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closed 8/23/2010 via paidContent.org

Tencent Holdings Ltd., acquired Comsenz, Inc.

synopsis: Tencent, the Chinese internet company behind IM service and portal QQ, has bought up Comsenz, a Googlebacked company which is behind the Discuz online discussion board platform, which is extremely popularin China, among other community products.
buyer: Tencent Holdings Ltd. (SEHK:700:$83,589.72)
Tencent provides value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services." "
target: Comsenz, Inc.
Comsenz is a China-based provider of bulletin board and social networking software.
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closed 1/19/2022 via PR Newswire

Salesfloor, acquired Automat Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Salesfloor, an industry-leading Virtual Shopping and Clienteling mobile application based in Canada, has acquired Automat, a conversational artificial intelligence (AI) platform in Canada. Automat's platform creates personalized shopping experiences that listen to customers, to learn their needs and recommend the products that are right for them.
buyer: Salesfloor
Salesfloor is an industry-leading virtual shopping and clienteling mobile application based in Canada. Salesfloor enables store associates to deliver personalized and convenient experiences for customers on any channel through live chat, video calling, e-mail, SMS and more. "
target: Automat Technologies, Inc.
Automat is a conversational artificial intelligence (AI) platform in Canada. Automat's platform creates personalized shopping experiences that listen to customers, to learn their needs and recommend the products that are right for them.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Agara

synopsis: Coinbase, a cryptocurrency wallet and exchange platform, has acquired Agara Labs, an AI-powered customer support platform based in India. Agara enables ecommerce businesses to provide better customer support. Their platform processes calls entirely autonomously and provides live suggestions to human agents to help them resolve calls quickly.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Agara
Agara is an AI-powered customer support platform based in India. Agara enables ecommerce businesses to provide better customer support. Their platform processes calls entirely autonomously and provides live suggestions to human agents to help them resolve calls quickly and successfully.
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closed 8/4/2021 via Company Press Release

HootSuite Media, Inc., acquired Heyday

synopsis: Hootsuite, the global leader in social media management, has acquired Heyday, a Montreal-based conversational AI platform that enables brands to deliver personalized customer experiences through 1:1 messaging conversations.
buyer: HootSuite Media, Inc.
Hootsuite is the global leader in social media management. Hootsuite Academy, the industry-leading online learning platform, empowers growth through social media certifications and has delivered over one million courses to over half a million people worldwide. "
target: Heyday
Heyday is an AI-powered customer messaging platform that enables brands to deliver personalized customer experiences through 1:1 conversations on social and messaging apps.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd, acquired Buzzo.ai

synopsis: Haptik, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has acquired Mumbai-based conversational commerce start-up Buzzo.ai. Founded in 2016 by Anand Ramachandran and Vivek Arya, Buzzo.ai is a platform to create an expert advisor-like conversational shopping experience in any retail or e-commerce domains.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more. "
target: Buzzo.ai
Founded in 2016 by Anand Ramachandran and Vivek Arya, Buzzo.ai is a platform to create an expert advisor-like conversational shopping experience in any retail or e-commerce domains.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Eloquent Labs Inc

synopsis: Square, a company that creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses, has acquired conversational artificial intelligence startup Eloquent Labs to help its merchants improve customer service.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$16,564.58)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Eloquent Labs Inc
Eloquent Labs brings cutting edge conversational artificial intelligence to enterprises. They replace live chat customer support agents, specifically targeted at eCommerce companies, with fully autonomously AI agents that can hold natural and conversational dialogs with customers.
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closed 2/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired AddStructure

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: AddStructure
AddStructure provides state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. Applications of the technology range from review summarization to a complete conversational commerce system.
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closed 2/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ziwit, acquired CloudFilt

synopsis: Ziwit, a European leader in offensive cybersecurity, has acquired CloudFilt, an Israeli provider of bot protection solutions. CloudFilt helps businesses to protect their websites, webapps and APIs from bot traffic, tor traffic, web fraud, DDoS and more. Their solution analyzes user behavior in real time to detect malicious bots.
buyer: Ziwit
Ziwit is a European leader in offensive cybersecurity. Ziwit offers a range products and services to protect companies from hackers, including manual audits, pentests, training, awareness, and online cybersecurity solutions. More than 9.200 clients trust Ziwit to manage their cybersecurity policy. "
target: CloudFilt
CloudFilt is an Israeli provider of bot protection solutions. CloudFilt helps businesses to protect their websites, webapps and APIs from bot traffic, tor traffic, web fraud, DDoS and more. Their solution analyzes user behavior in real time to detect malicious bots.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

StackPath, LLC, acquired Fireblade Ltd.

synopsis: US startup StackPath acquired Israeli website security company Fireblade. Fireblade provides website security in the cloud through a behavioral approach to website security, shifting from traditional, costly and obsolete web application firewalls to a modern dynamic approach that relies on users’ behaviors and reputations, rather than signatures.
buyer: StackPath, LLC
StackPath is the intelligent web services platform for security, speed and scale. It is the first platform to unify enterprise security solutions by leveraging collaborative intelligence that makes each service smarter and more secure with every threat detected. "
target: Fireblade Ltd.
Fireblade provides sophisticated next generation website security and performance services, available to any website easily through the cloud. It bundles all aspects of website security, including DDoS protection, web application security, health and performance monitoring and website acceleration.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TraqIQ, Inc., acquired Kringle

synopsis: TraQiQ, Inc., a global technology company, has acquired Kringle, a software company that enables digital and mobile commerce. Kringle offers products for loyalty, m-commerce, and analytics. Their AI-powered APIs and platforms offer solutions for loyalty programs, online ordering, payment, digital wallets, and more.
buyer: TraqIQ, Inc. (OTCPK:TRIQ:$1.06)
TraQiQ, Inc. is a global technology company with a suite of products designed to help identify customers, facilitate transactions and fulfill transactions. TraQiQ’s leading edge FinTech and AI solutions have been deployed with leading multi-national customers around the world. "
target: Kringle
Kringle is a software company that enables digital and mobile commerce. Kringle offers products for loyalty, m-commerce, and analytics. Their AI-powered APIs and platforms offer solutions for loyalty programs, online ordering, payment, digital wallets, and more.
price ($mm)
$4.34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Stamplay

synopsis: Apple has acquired Italian startup Stamplay, an API-based development platform, empowering web developers to build and launch full-featured cloud-based web apps in record time.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Stamplay
Stamplay, founded in Italy, is an API-based development platform, empowering web developers to build and launch full-featured cloud-based web apps in record time.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/7/2019 via BusinessWire

Okta, acquired Azuqua

synopsis: Okta, the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, has acquired Azuqua, a company that helps the world’s leading companies integrate their SaaS applications and automate time-consuming, repetitive work so they can deliver better employee and customer experiences and increase productivity.
buyer: Okta (OKTA:$835.42)
Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences. "
target: Azuqua
Azuqua helps the world’s leading companies integrate their SaaS applications and automate time-consuming, repetitive work so they can deliver better employee and customer experiences and increase productivity.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

LogicMonitor, acquired Airbrake Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: LogicMonitor, the leading cloud-based infrastructure monitoring and observability platform, has acquired Airbrake, a developer-centric application error and performance monitoring company. The acquisition will extend LogicMonitor’s award-winning ITIM (IT Infrastructure Management) platform into developer environments.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: LogicMonitor
LogicMonitor is the leading cloud-based infrastructure monitoring and observability platform. LogicMonitor seamlessly monitors everything from networks to applications to the cloud, empowering companies to focus less on problem-solving and more on evolution. "
target parent: Elsewhere Partners
target: Airbrake Technologies, Inc.
Airbrake is a developer-centric application error and performance monitoring company. Airbrake’s cloud-based, agentless solution enables teams to access on-demand application error and performance monitoring, detect and fix errors in the early stages of development, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/14/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired StatusPage

synopsis: Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, announced the acquisition of StatusPage, a fast-growing status and incident communication platform that enables companies to share real-time status for cloud services with external customers and internal employees
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$2,430.82)
Atlassian provides software development and collaboration tools to help teams conceive, plan, build and launch great products. Organizations use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools to work and deliver quality results on time and more efficiently. "
target: StatusPage
StatusPage is the leading status and incident communication platform. Thousands of customers around the world from small startups to market leaders use StatusPage to provide real-time status updates for internal and external facing cloud services.
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Neowiz
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
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