Like Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.

closed 4/11/2011 via BNC Analysis

nSphere, acquired Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: nSphere, a company that aggregates online content, announced the acquisition of mobile location-based deals companyPeekaboo Mobile. nSphere plans on leveraging Peekaboo Mobile’s application to provide local search information to its users.
buyer: nSphere
DirectoryM re-launched in July 2010 as nSphere representing the company's expanded mission: combining media brands, data sources and local experts to satisfy the local online information needs of the average user and help organize their life locally. "
target: Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.
Peekaboo Mobile, Inc., a mobile technology company, develops software solutions to connect consumers to location-targeted deals from local retail, restaurant, and service businesses.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wesfarmers Limited, acquired Unlockd

synopsis: Wesfarmers has acquired the assets of Unlockd. Founded in 2014, Unlockd developed an app that offered consumers discounts on their phone bills by watching advertisements when they unlock their phone screen.
buyer: Wesfarmers Limited (ASX:WES:$46,384.52)
Wesfarmers Limited's diverse business operations cover: supermarkets, liquor, hotels and convenience stores; home improvement; office supplies; department stores; and an industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilisers, industrial and safety products and coal. "
target: Unlockd
Unlockd's revolutionary white label mobile platform is revolutionising the attention economy. In exchange for viewing targeted ads, content or offers upon unlocking their smartphone, users amass points to redeem on items like mobile credit or data, premium entertainment content or loyalty points.
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closed 9/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Snipp Interactive Inc., acquired Ziploop

synopsis: Snipp Interactive Inc., a global provider of digital marketing promotions, rebates and loyalty solutions, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Ziploop, Inc., a company that develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers.
buyer: Snipp Interactive Inc. (TSXV:SPN:$13.44)
Snipp Interactive Inc. builds cross-device shopper marketing solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. They provide a full spectrum of services including campaign conceptualization, rules and legal, design, execution, rewards provisioning and fulfillment. "
target: Ziploop
Ziploop, Inc. develops a mobile shopping application that stores and organizes receipts, rewards, and promotions for consumers. The company’s application works on various devices, including phones, tablets, and computers. Ziploop was founded in 2013 and is based in Orinda, California.
price ($mm)
$0.50
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closed 2/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Shop.co, acquired Zen Shopping

synopsis: German startup Shop.co announced the acquisition of Zen Shopping. Zen Shopping developed a mobile app to simplify shopping and identify savings on online purchases. The app gained traction in the United States and has accumulated a passionate following. Shop.co continues to expand on the promise of giving shoppers one cart across the entire web.
buyer: Shop.co
Shop.co was founded in 2014 in Germany. Shop.co uses Artificial Intelligence and advanced algorithms to give users a smart browser extension that provides one universal cart (that works on every shop in the US) to checkout everywhere, without registration or login, with just one click. "
target: Zen Shopping
Zen Shopping developed a mobile app to simplify shopping and identify savings on online purchases. The app gained traction in the United States and has accumulated a passionate following. Zen Shopping launched in 2014 and tapped into demand among consumers who wanted to shop quickly across shops.
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announced 1/29/2015 via Market Wire

Slyce, will acquire SnipSnap

synopsis: Slyce announced the acquisition of leading mobile couponing company, SnipSnap. The SnipSnap app, available for iOS and Android, allows a user a way to take a photograph of a retail coupon and instantly transform it into a digital, mobile format, which can be easily searched, retrieved, and shared with other SnipSnap users on their smartphones.
buyer: Slyce (SLC:$0.83)
Slyce is a visual search technology company based in Toronto, Ontario and is engaged in the business of providing advanced visual search software that allows consumers to purchase products at the moment they discover them - in the real world and online. "
target: SnipSnap
SnipSnap is the first mobile coupon app to allow users to scan and redeem any printed coupon on their smartphone. Since launching at Techcrunch Disrupt in 2012, the app has grown to 4 million users on iOS and Android, who have saved more than 100 million coupons and $200 million.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 10/1/2014 via Market Wire

Mobile Lads Corp., acquired CouBox

synopsis: Mobile Lads Corp. announces its acquisition of the "CouBox" mobile software platform assets, which features a comprehensive coupon and incentive-driven content management system that delivers consumer-centric incentives via a mobile application and website.
buyer: Mobile Lads Corp. (MOBO:$0.00)
Mobile Lads Corp. designs and delivers secure wide-area wireless transaction software solutions for the consumer finance and payment processing industry sectors. Mobile Lads provides solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information and data on multiple network standards. "
target: CouBox
CouBox is a mobile software platform which features a comprehensive coupon and incentive-driven content management system that delivers consumer-centric incentives via a mobile application and website. CouBox is a smart way for consumers to search for everyday items on sale.
price ($mm)
$1.14
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closed 7/15/2014 via Market Wire

Qliktag Software Inc., acquired Nutrifacts

synopsis: Qliktag Software Inc., an Orange County-based innovator of mobile software solutions, acquired Data Aggregator Software and related technology assets from epcSolutions, Inc., including Nutrifacts, a mobile app for scanning groceries and product barcodes to receive color-coded information on nutrition facts and coupons at the point of sale.
buyer: Qliktag Software Inc.
Qliktag Software Inc. is an innovator of mobile software solutions that bridge the gap between brands and buyers -- fostering stronger relationships and more personalized connections between the two. It is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. "
target parent: epcSolutions, Inc.
target: Nutrifacts
Nutrifacts is a mobile app for scanning groceries and product barcodes to receive color-coded information on nutrition facts and coupons at the point of sale straight to a smartphone.
price ($mm)
$0.25
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closed 1/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Coupons.com Incorporated, acquired Yub, Inc.

synopsis: Coupons.com Incorporated, a leader in digital coupons, including digital printable, digital paperless and mobile promotions, announced it has acquired Yub, Inc. Yub allows consumers to link digital offers and promotions to payment cards for instant savings when they use the cards for in-store purchases.
buyer: Coupons.com Incorporated (QUOT:$424.68)
Coupons.com Inc. is the recognized leader in digital coupons, including online printable, save to loyalty card and mobile promotions. For consumers, the company’s products include Coupons.com, as well as Grocery iQ and Coupons.com mobile applications. "
target parent: Buy.com
target: Yub, Inc.
Yub, Inc. operates as an online mall for shopping. The company offers a meeting place for members to interact with friends, and discuss trends and product passions; and provides a 3-D virtual mall to browse and shop among various online retailers.
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closed 7/20/2013 via Company Press Release

Dropbox, Inc., acquired Endorse

synopsis: Mobile coupon startup Endorse has been acquired by Dropbox. Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: Endorse
Endorse enables consumer product companies to market at the individual shopper level and shoppers to earn rewards for staying loyal to their favorite brands. Endorse closes the online-to-offline purchase loop and ties an online brand to proven retail sales in the real world.
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closed 5/2/2013 via PR Web

Edtuit, Inc., acquired GreenStack

synopsis: Edtuit, Inc., a player in the field of online discovery of membership deals, announced the acquisition of GreenStack, Inc., another company in the mobile membership deal discovery market. GreenStack offers a mobile app to consolidate membership benefits with retailer discounts, loyalty programs, & cash back programs to maximize consumers’ savings.
buyer: Edtuit, Inc.
Edtuit is a San Francisco, California based company that helps consumers discover their membership savings, while enabling membership organizations to manage their membership programs and maximize customer retention. Edtuit is a privately-held company. "
target parent: Spartina Ventures, LLC
target: GreenStack
GreenStack, founded in early 2012 by serial entrepreneur David Hehman (CEO), develops mobile apps designed to make saving money fun and easy. Its initial product, named greenstack, is a free iPhone app that provides location-based discount redemption while dining in the San Francisco region.
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closed 9/6/2012 via PR Newswire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired Key Ring

synopsis: Gannett Co., Inc. announced that it has acquired Mobestream Media, maker of the Key Ring consumer rewards mobile platform available on all major smartphones. More than five million users have downloaded the free Key Ring app to scan and store existing loyalty cards, join new rewards programs and get mobile coupons and other promotional offers.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$2,791.61)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. "
target: Key Ring
Mobestream Media is the maker of Key Ring, a smartphone application. Key Ring has millions of consumers that use the app to scan and store existing loyalty cards, join new programs and receive mobile coupons via their smartphones.
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closed 1/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Constant Contact, Inc., acquired CardStar Inc.

synopsis: Constant Contact®, Inc. has acquired privately owned CardStar Inc., the leading loyalty platform that helps shoppers stay connected to their favorite merchants. With over two million users, Boston-based CardStar is a leading developer of mobile applications that extend the use of loyalty cards and mobile coupons among consumers.
buyer: Constant Contact, Inc. (CTCT:$353.50)
More than 450,000 small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and member associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact as their engagement hub for starting and driving ongoing customer dialogs through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online surveys. "
target: CardStar Inc.
CardStar Inc. is a Boston-based, privately held software company developing mobile applications that perpetuate the use of loyalty cards and mobile coupons. The CardStar application consolidates membership and rewards cards on smartphones.
price ($mm)
$5.75
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closed 12/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Plum District, acquired Chatterfly, Inc.

synopsis: Plum District, the leading local commerce platform for moms, by moms, has acquired Chatterfly, the leading mobile platform in digital loyalty and neighborhood rewards. These new technologies and tools will empower Plum District mom consultants to provide solutions for local merchants to reward and retain high-value customers.
buyer: Plum District
Plum District is the leading local commerce destination - for moms, by moms. Plum District is a community of moms sharing offers from local and national merchants for other moms to enjoy. Plum District puts Mom first by connecting her with products and inspirations that make her life easier. "
target: Chatterfly, Inc.
Chatterfly is the leading mobile platform in digital loyalty and neighborhood rewards. Consumer users are rewarded for supporting their local shops and local businesses can increase overall business by joining a neighborhood rewards program.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

RetailMeNot, acquired ZenDeals.com

synopsis: RetailMeNot, the world's leading marketplace dedicated to online coupons and deals, has acquired ZenDeals, an early stage technology company with a patent pending proprietary digital coupon verification technology.
buyer: RetailMeNot (SALE:$280.42)
RetailMeNot, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace dedicated to online coupons and deals. The company's websites enable consumers across the globe seeking to save money to find hundreds of thousands of offers from retailers. "
target: ZenDeals.com
ZenDeals brings users 100% verified and validated coupons. They find all the best coupons on the web, and test them on the actual merchant site to make sure they work.
price ($mm)
$18
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announced 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

PayPal, Inc., will acquire Honey Science Corporation

synopsis: Paypal, a digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, will be acquiring Honey, a company that offers users a smarter way to shop. Their shopping platform opens up instant access to exclusive savings, deals, rewards and discovery.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Honey Science Corporation
Honey offers users a smarter way to shop. Their shopping platform opens up instant access to exclusive savings, deals, rewards and discovery, all powered by the collective knowledge of Honey's community of online shoppers.
price ($mm)
$4,000
rev ($mm)
$100
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40.0x
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closed 9/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Hansa Cequity, acquired Inloyal

synopsis: With an aim of strengthening its customer engagement and loyalty solution offering, Mumbai-based Hansa Cequity, India’s leading and largest customer marketing company, has acquired inloyal, a mobile loyalty wallet and SaaS loyalty platform.
buyer: Hansa Cequity
Hansa Customer Equity Pvt Ltd, or Hansa Cequity, is a marketing analytics based in India. They help brands use data, analytics, technology, social media, CRM and digital marketing to build relationships with customers. "
target: Inloyal
InLoyal is a mobile loyalty wallet and SaaS loyalty platform, that can create loyalty programmes for retail merchants and have them engaged with their customers through the wallet. InLoyal was founded in mid-2014 by entrepreneur-couple Kunal Mehta and Urvi Mehta.
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announced 5/29/2013 via PR Newswire

Hybrid Paytech, will acquire Mobi724 Solutions Inc

synopsis: Hybrid Paytech, a mobile payment solution and a subsidiary of Freeport Capital Inc, announced that it has entered into a LOI to acquire 51% ownership of Mobi724 Inc, a mobile couponing solution deploying in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
buyer: Hybrid Paytech
Hybrid Paytech is a technology leader in the mobile payment space for EMV, Credit and Pin Debit acceptance offering an Enterprise Ready Platform enabling Processors & Acquirers with quick merchant adoption solutions. "
target: Mobi724 Solutions Inc (OTCPK:FPOT:$1.91)
Mobi724's pay per performance model enables retailers, manufacturers of consumer-packaged goods, loyalty providers, mobile operators and payment card issuers to create, manage and deliver incentives to their customers base on any mobile device worldwide.
price ($mm)
$1.36*
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lyf Pay, acquired Neos

synopsis: Lyf Pay, a universal mobile payment app in France, has acquired NEOS, a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
buyer: Lyf Pay
Lyf Pay is a universal mobile payment app in France. Lyf Pay is an easy-to-use payment app that covers a broad set of needs, including in-store payments, online shopping, friend and family payments, charitable donations, and more. Lyf Pay also integrates payment cards, loyalty cards and coupons. "
target: Neos
NEOS is a scan and go mobile shopping app in France. NEOS allows retailers to streamline the shopping experience for their customers. The NEOS app allows customers to scan and pay for products in store using their mobile devices.
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closed 6/24/2019 via PR Newswire

Trax Image Recognition, acquired Shopkick, Inc.

synopsis: Trax, the world's leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, announced its acquisition of Shopkick, the leading shopping rewards app. Combining Trax's best-in-class technologies and solutions and Shopkick's full path-to-purchase offering accelerates Trax's vision of digitizing the physical world of retail.
buyer: Trax Image Recognition
Trax is the leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail. They enable tighter execution controls in-store and provide clients with the ability to leverage competitive insights through its in-store execution tools, market measurement and analytics services. "
target parent: SK Telecom
target: Shopkick, Inc.
Shopkick is the leading shopping rewards app. For brands and retailers, Shopkick provides high consumer engagement along the entire path to purchase. The company's unique pay for performance model has been proven to deliver high ROI, driving incremental traffic, product engagement, and sales.
price ($mm)
$200
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closed 5/22/2019 via GlobeNewswire

AudienceView, acquired Vendini, Inc.

synopsis: AudienceView, a world leader in e-commerce software for events and entertainment organizations, has acquired Vendini, a leading all-in-one ticketing and box office management company. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
buyer: AudienceView
AudienceView is a leading provider of solutions that empower the business of live entertainment through innovative technology, popular media brands and a comprehensive partner ecosystem. "
target: Vendini, Inc.
At Vendini, their mission is to make the business of live events simple with a complete event management platform that protects the customer’s brand. Their all-in-one system helps venues and promoters market to fans, manage logistics and ultimately sell tickets for the highest possible revenue.
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closed 4/11/2011 via BNC Analysis

nSphere, acquired Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: nSphere, a company that aggregates online content, announced the acquisition of mobile location-based deals companyPeekaboo Mobile. nSphere plans on leveraging Peekaboo Mobile’s application to provide local search information to its users.
buyer: nSphere
DirectoryM re-launched in July 2010 as nSphere representing the company's expanded mission: combining media brands, data sources and local experts to satisfy the local online information needs of the average user and help organize their life locally. "
target: Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.
Peekaboo Mobile, Inc., a mobile technology company, develops software solutions to connect consumers to location-targeted deals from local retail, restaurant, and service businesses.
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closed 4/11/2011 via BNC Analysis

nSphere, acquired Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.

synopsis: nSphere, a company that aggregates online content, announced the acquisition of mobile location-based deals companyPeekaboo Mobile. nSphere plans on leveraging Peekaboo Mobile’s application to provide local search information to its users.
buyer: nSphere
DirectoryM re-launched in July 2010 as nSphere representing the company's expanded mission: combining media brands, data sources and local experts to satisfy the local online information needs of the average user and help organize their life locally. "
target: Peekaboo Mobile, Inc.
Peekaboo Mobile, Inc., a mobile technology company, develops software solutions to connect consumers to location-targeted deals from local retail, restaurant, and service businesses.
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announced 4/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

INCLUSIVE Inc., will acquire Hirakata Tsushin

synopsis: INCLUSIVE Co., Ltd. has agreed to acquire all shares of morondo Co., Ltd., which operates “Hirakata Tsushin”. “Hirakata Tsushin” provides comprehensive information on living in Hirakata, Japan, for local users and visitors since the service launched in 2008. Hirakata Tsushin sends out information from a thorough Hirakata citizen’s perspective.
buyer: INCLUSIVE Inc. (TSE:7078:$15.33)
Based in Japan, Inclusive is a business development company that promotes digital transformation of publishers, TV companies and other media companies, and business companies. "
target: Hirakata Tsushin
“Hirakata Tsushin” operated by Morondo Co., Ltd., provides comprehensive information on living in Hirakata, Japan, for local users and visitors since the service launched in 2008. Hirakata Tsushin sends out information from a thorough Hirakata citizen’s perspective.
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closed 11/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

MediaPost Group, acquired Ofertia

synopsis: Mediapost, a leading relational marketing services company in Spain, has acquired Ofertia from Bonial, the world's leading location based shopping platform. Ofertia is a Spain-based web and mobile platform that digitalizes brochures, catalogs and leaflets. Ofertia allows people to find the best offers from local stores around them.
buyer: MediaPost Group
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Spain, MediaPost Group is a leading relational marketing services company that offers a wide range of multi-channel solutions that will help attract new customers, retain current customers and add value to products and services. "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: Ofertia
Ofertia is a Spain-based web and mobile platform that digitalizes brochures, catalogs and leaflets. Ofertia helps retailers to drive more customers to their stores by publishing digital circulars on their platform. Ofertia allows people to find the best offers from local stores around them.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oneflare, acquired Local.com.au Pty Limited

synopsis: Oneflare has bought Local.com.au and will continue to operate the brand. Australia-based Local has been around since 1999, making them one of the first truly dedicated online directories for local business
buyer: Oneflare
Oneflare is one of Australia’s fastest growing marketplaces for local services where every month, over one million users go to get jobs done and connect with trusted service providers. With over 100,000 businesses registered, the Oneflare platform generates tens of thousands of job opportunities. "
target: Local.com.au Pty Limited
Australia-based Local has been around since 1999, making them one of the first truly dedicated online directories for local business ... in fact they were on the internet before the phrase "Local Search" was even used.
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closed 3/18/2016 via Reuters

FoodPanda, purchased Hong Kong business from Delivery.com

synopsis: Online takeaway delivery firm Foodpanda is acquiring the Hong Kong assets of U.S.-based Delivery.com. Delivery.com empowers the neighborhood economy by enabling customers to order online from their favorite local restaurants, grocers, wine and spirits shops, and other stores.
buyer: FoodPanda
The foodpanda group is one of the world’s largest online food ordering marketplaces. The company operates in 24 countries in Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe, currently employs more than 2,000 people worldwide, and continues to grow at an impressive speed. "
seller parent: Cantor Fitzgerald, & Co.
seller: Delivery.com
Delivery.com empowers the neighborhood economy by enabling customers to order online from their favorite local restaurants, grocers, wine and spirits shops, and other stores. In 2014, delivery.com expanded into Hong Kong.
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closed 10/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Giftxoxo, acquired Yipeedo

synopsis: Nreach Online Services, which owns the brands Giftxoxo and Frogo, has acquired Yipeedo, a start up focused on helping city dwellers discover and book leisure activities. Yipeedo helps manage multiple activities into an experience that is personalized to meet a user's lifestyle choices and preferences.
buyer: Giftxoxo
Giftxoxo is a company focused on experiential gifting since its start in 2012. Giftxoxo’s unique Corporate Gifts make them the pioneer in the gifting industry. Giftxoxo specializes in Experiences gifts, Gift vouchers and Rewards and Recognition Portal - XoxoEngage. "
target: Yipeedo
Yipeedo is a start up focused on helping city dwellers discover and book leisure activities. Yipeedo is a recommendation engine that uses cognitive computing and machine learning to build taste graphs for its users.
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announced 12/5/2012 via PR Newswire

QVC, Inc., will acquire Oodle, Inc.

synopsis: QVC, Inc., a global leader in video and e-commerce retail, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, California Voices, LLC, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Oodle, Inc., the social commerce leader that runs the Oodle Marketplace application on Facebook.
buyer parent: Liberty Media Corporation
buyer: QVC, Inc. (QVCA:$10,175.00)
QVC, Inc. is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. "
target: Oodle, Inc.
Oodle is a pioneer in social commerce and brings a social experience to the local online marketplace. Users can easily buy, sell, lend and give with friends, friends-of-friends, and other people in their local community.
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announced 8/22/2012 via Company Press Release

Axel Springer Digital Classifieds GmbH, will acquire meinestadt.de

synopsis: Axel Springer Digital Classifieds, a strategic partnership between Axel Springer and the global growth investor General Atlantic, has signed an agreement to acquire allesklar.com AG, which operates Germany’s leading local portal meinestadt.de. Meinestadt.de provides extensive information on more than 11,000 German cities and towns.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
buyer: Axel Springer Digital Classifieds GmbH
Axel Springer Digital Classifieds GmbH is the online classified advertising business of Axel Springer. Springer formed Axel Springer Digital Classifieds together with the investor General Atlantic when they acquired TotalJobs. The publisher owns 70 percent and the investor 30 percent of the unit. "
target: meinestadt.de
For each of Germany's 12,000 cities, meinestadt.de offers a unique platform with comprehensive local information, such as events, yellow pages, addresses, phone numbers, cinema guides and ticketing, as well as the whole range of local advertising.
price ($mm)
$62
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closed 6/13/2012 via Reuters

Constant Contact, Inc., acquired SinglePlatform

synopsis: Online marketing company Constant Contact Inc said it bought privately owned SinglePlatform. SinglePlatform enables local businesses to publish information like their products, services, menus, photos, and prices, across thousands of the most popular media companies, search engines, mobile applications, travel guides, and local review sites.
buyer: Constant Contact, Inc. (CTCT:$353.50)
Constant Contact helps small businesses, associations, and nonprofits connect with their customers, clients, and members. Constant Contact champions the needs of small organizations and provides them with an easy and affordable way to build successful, lasting customer relationships. "
target: SinglePlatform
SinglePlatform, the world’s largest online provider of restaurant menus and local business storefronts, enables local businesses to publish information like their products, services, menus, photos, and prices, across thousands of the most popular media companies, search engines, and more.
price ($mm)
$65
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closed 4/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

Wind n Sea Media Partners, LLC, acquired SanDiego.com, Inc.

synopsis: Wind n Sea Media Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S., announced the acquisition of www.sandiego.com, a highly ranked San Diego destination travel website offering some of the best San Diego deals, discounts and coupons.
buyer parent: BIZX, LLC
buyer: Wind n Sea Media Partners, LLC
Wind n Sea Media Partners offers some of the best deals on hotels such as the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter, Doubletree Hotel Downtown, L'Auberge Del Mar, Pala Mesa Resort and many other hotels in the greater San Diego region. "
target: SanDiego.com, Inc.
Online since 1994, SanDiego.com is a highly ranked, trusted San Diego destination travel website offering up to date content and unique deals, promotions, promo code deals, specials & packages, discounts and coupon offers. SanDiego.
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closed 3/2/2011 via BusinessWeek

Axel Springer Verlag AG, acquired Juno Internet GmbH

synopsis: Axel Springer AG acquired a 74.9% stake in Juno Internet GmbH from BV Capital and other shareholders for $40 million. Juno Internet GmbH provides Internet advertising services in Berlin, Germany.
buyer: Axel Springer Verlag AG (DB:SPR:$3,709.74)
Axel Springer is Germany's biggest newspaper publisher and one of the leading international media enterprises. "
target parent: BV Capital
target: Juno Internet GmbH
Juno Internet GmbH (Kauf Da) provides Internet advertising services. They offer date of purchase ticker, a service where consumers sign up for a newsletter and Juno Internet GmbH emails them brouchers full of offers based on the products or dealers the consumer is interested in.
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$40*
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closed 2/1/2011 via Market Wire

Strategic Global Investments, Inc., acquired WaZuu.com

synopsis: Strategic Global Investments, Inc. acquired controlling interest in Wazuu, Inc., a Florida corporation and the owner of the social media website www.WaZuu.com as well as other social media websites, in an all stock transaction for an undisclosed number of shares of STBV common stock.
buyer: Strategic Global Investments, Inc. (STBV:$0.00)
Strategic Global Investments, Inc. is a diversified investment company with ventures in real estate, social media and emerging technologies.Strategic Global Investments is a Delaware Corporation trading on OTC:STBV. "
target: WaZuu.com
WaZuu.com is a social media site that promotes clubs, bars, restaurants, radio stations, video gaming and churches as well as other venues by providing live streaming video from their location to the WaZuu.com site.
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closed 6/11/2009 via BusinessWire

AOL, LLC., acquired Going, Inc.

synopsis: AOL has announced the acquisition of Going, Inc., (www.going.com), a local platform for people to discover and share information about things to do in a number of leading cities across the country.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: AOL, LLC. (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Going, Inc.
Going is one of the leading local communities for 20-somethings looking for things to do in cities across the country. Going also provides event organizers and venues a fully automated, self-service RSVP, ticketing and advertising engine to maximize the attendance and value of their events.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 3/8/2017 via Company Press Release

Haspa Next GmbH, acquired Heute in Hamburg

synopsis: The popular mobile leisure guide HEUTE IN HAMBURG (HiH) has been acquired by Haspa Next GmbH, the innovation laboratory of the Haspa Group. The HiH team will be taken over and will develop a new mobile service with the digital specialists of Haspa Next.
buyer parent: HASPA Finanzholding
buyer: Haspa Next GmbH
In the Haspa Next innovation lab, the Haspa Group has developed digital innovations outside the banking business. Haspa Next was formed for the purpose of the development, operation and marketing of innovative digital products and services. "
target: Heute in Hamburg
HEUTE IN HAMBURG (HiH) is a smart personalized mobile companion for everyday life with features and benefits from the areas of lifestyle and leisure as well as interaction possibilities. HiH has presented daily selected event and leisure tips and has thus built up a loyal community.
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announced 5/12/2016 via BusinessWire

letgo, will purchase U.S. Operations from Wallapop

synopsis: letgo, the fastest growing mobile marketplace for secondhand goods, announced a merger of U.S. operations with Wallapop, another leader in the mobile classifieds sector. Under the terms of the agreement, Wallapop’s U.S. operations will be absorbed into letgo.
buyer: letgo
letgo’s free and highly-rated app is a fast and easy way to buy and sell used goods locally. The mobile marketplace allows users to post an item for sale and create an ad in seconds, plus browse what’s for sale in their area, and chat instantly and privately with other buyers and sellers nearby. "
seller: Wallapop
Wallapop is a fresh and pure mobile approach to traditional classifieds founded in Barcelona. The app’s ease-of-use, immediacy and ultra-local approach have made Wallapop, in just two years, the leader in the Spanish C2C classifieds market and one of the top early mobile players in the U.S.
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closed 8/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

PickMe, acquired YAMU

synopsis: PickMe, a Sri Lankan ride-hailing app, has acquired YAMU, an online guide for dining and entertainment in Sri Lanka. YAMU provides daily updated reviews with photographs for restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and more. Their reviews help people to separate the good from the bad, and the excellent from the extortionate.
buyer: PickMe
PickMe is a Sri Lankan ride-hailing app. PickMe allows users to easily book a ride at any time of day. PickMe features the best rates and the largest fleet of taxis in Sri Lanka. They offer bikes, tuk tuks, cars, vans, luxury sedans, and more. "
target: YAMU
YAMU is an online guide for dining and entertainment in Sri Lanka. YAMU provides daily updated reviews with photographs for restaurants, bars, shops, hotels and more. Their reviews help people to separate the good from the bad, and the excellent from the extortionate.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paxton Media Group, purchased Log Cabin Democrat, 3 Arkansas weeklies from New Media Investment Group

synopsis: Paxton Media Group has purchased the Log Cabin Democrat, a daily newspaper in Conway, Ark., along with three Arkansas weeklies in Clinton, Heber Springs and Newport. The Arkansas weekly newspapers are the Van Buren County Democrat in Clinton, The Sun Times in Heber Springs and the Newport Independent.
buyer: Paxton Media Group
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. "
seller: New Media Investment Group (NEWM:$1,588.44)
The Log Cabin Democrat is a daily newspaper in Conway, Arkansas, United States, serving Conway and Faulkner County and some surrounding areas. The three Arkansas weekly newspapers are the Van Buren County Democrat in Clinton, The Sun Times in Heber Springs and the Newport Independent.
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closed 1/15/2019 via PR Web

The Emerald Cost By Owner, acquired DestinFlorida.com

synopsis: Emerald Coast by Owner (ECBYO), a regional vacation rental-listing site for the Gulf Coast of Florida and Alabama, has acquired DestinFlorida.com, a website for people who love Destin and vacationing in the area. DestinFlorida.com is the #1 guide to the best Destin beach vacation rentals, restaurants, activities, shopping and more.
buyer: The Emerald Cost By Owner
Emerald Coast by Owner (ECBYO) is a regional vacation rental-listing site for the Gulf Coast of Florida and Alabama. ECBYO allows people to easily compare and pick the right vacation rental that meets their needs. ECBYO offers thousands of vacation rentals to choose from. "
target: DestinFlorida.com
DestinFlorida.com is a website for people who love Destin and vacationing in the area. DestinFlorida.com is the #1 guide to the best Destin beach vacation rentals, restaurants, activities, shopping and more. The site aims to help people have a great vacation in Destin, Florida.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

VerticalScope Inc., will acquire RedFlagDeals.com

synopsis: Yellow Pages Limited announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Yellow Pages Digital & Media Solutions Limited has entered into an agreement to sell the assets related to the operation of its RedFlagDeals division to VerticalScope Inc. RedFlagDeals.com is the leading provider of online promotions and shopping tools to Canadians.
buyer parent: Torstar Corporation
buyer: VerticalScope Inc.
Founded in 1999, Verticalscope Inc. is a leading online media company that owns and operates 1400 + consumer resource sites and enthusiast social communities strategically positioned across verticals with high consumer engagement, significant consumer spending and strong blue-chip advertisers. "
target parent: Yellow Pages Limited
target: RedFlagDeals.com
RedFlagDeals.com is the leading provider of online promotions and shopping tools to Canadians. They publish thousands of deals and coupons across more than 70 categories. The company has full-time staff dedicated to finding deals, coupons and freebies.
price ($mm)
$4.57
rev ($mm)
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announced 8/9/2013 via BNC Analysis

Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp., will acquire Sidebuy Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp. will acquire SideBuy.com's unique daily deal and coupon aggregator technology. SideBuy.com is a daily deal aggregator. Each day all deals offered by hundreds of providers in all cities across Canada, USA, the UK and Australia are found and listed on SideBuy.com.
buyer: Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp.
Imogo Mobile Technologies Corp.’s focus is on next generation mobile technology solutions. The Imogo Private Cloud Portal Platform provides fast and secure access to email, documents, voicemail, office phone, faxes and other services in one convenient bundled service. "
target: Sidebuy Technologies Inc.
SideBuy.com is a Vancouver based technology start-up that develops technologies and applications to help consumers with online shopping and e-commerce. SideBuy.com is a personal shopping assistant that lists all deals available in Canada, US, Australia and United Kingdom.
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closed 12/3/2012 via BusinessWire

Multi-Media Channels, LLC, purchased Northern Wisconsin Publications from Journal Community Publishing Group

synopsis: Journal Community Publishing Group, Inc. announced the sale of its publications and websites in Northern Wisconsin to Multi-Media Channels, LLC. Included in the sale are buyer’s guide publications and corresponding web-sites serving Waupaca, Marathon County, Wood County, Stevens Point, Rhinelander, New London and Clintonville.
buyer: Multi-Media Channels, LLC
Multi-Media Channels, LLC is a publishing company located in Green Bay, WI. "
seller parent: Journal Communications Inc.
seller: Journal Community Publishing Group
Journal Community Publishing Group is a diversified publishing and printing company with operations in Wisconsin. Its Northern Wisconsin publications serve Waupaca, Marathon County, Wood County, Stevens Point, Rhinelander, New London and Clintonville.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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