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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Mobileye, acquired Moovit

synopsis: Intel Corporation, through its company Mobileye, has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company. Moovit is known for its urban mobility application that offers travelers around the world the best multimodal trip planning by combining public transportation, bicycle and scooter services, ride-hailing, and car-sharing.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor. "
target: Moovit
Moovit is a leading Mobility as a Service (MaaS) provider and the maker of the world’s most popular urban mobility app. Moovit’s free app on iOS, Android and the Web guides people in getting around town effectively and conveniently, using any mode of transport.
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closed 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

car2go North America LLC, acquired RideScout LLC

synopsis: moovel GmbH announced that car2go North America LLC, a brand of moovel, has acquired RideScout LLC, the leading app-based mobility platform in North America, dedicated to allowing users to search and compare ground transportation options on demand.
buyer parent: Daimler AG
buyer: car2go North America LLC
car2go North America LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation and a brand of moovel GmbH, offers an innovative mobility solution in rapidly growing urban areas via a carsharing network of eco-friendly smart fortwo vehicles around the world. "
target: RideScout LLC
RideScout is a technology platform that aggregates public, private and social rideshare on its free iOS and Android apps, allowing people to search and compare ground transportation options on demand and in real time.
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closed 7/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired HopStop

synopsis: Apple, Inc. has confirmed the acquisition of HopStop, a leading location-based service, providing free door-to-door mass transit, walking, biking, and taxi directions for over 1,000 transit agencies in over 750 cities throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Russia, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
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: HopStop
HopStop, is a leading location-based service, providing free door-to-door mass transit, walking, biking, and taxi directions for over 1,000 transit agencies in over 750 cities throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Russia, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.
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announced 3/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

XTD Limited, will acquire Contact Light Pty Ltd

synopsis: XTD Limited announced the proposed acquisition of the 62.67% interest that it currently does not own in Contact Light Pty Ltd. Contact Light develops Embark, a mobile app that connects commuters with public transport information, and Nearcast, a technology platform that allows interaction between digital OOH screens and people’s mobile devices.
buyer: XTD Limited (ASX:XTD:$2.00)
XTD’s media system offers a new era of metro-rail transport communications to the world’s major metro-rail networks. XTD is a globally-focused business offering world-first cross-track digital media systems that bring new revenue streams to major rail operators and outdoor media companies. "
target: Contact Light Pty Ltd
Contact Light develops new ideas for transit, advertising, and wayfinding. Their products include Embark, a mobile app that connects commuters with public transport information, and Nearcast, a technology platform that allows interaction between digital OOH screens and people’s mobile devices.
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announced 12/10/2008 via AP - Associated Press

Vodafone Group Plc, will acquire Wayfinder Systems AB

synopsis: Vodafone Group PLC, the world's biggest mobile phone provider by sales, said it has offered to buy Swedish wireless navigation device company Wayfinder Systems for 239 million Swedish kronor ($29 million) in cash.
buyer: Vodafone Group Plc (LSE:VOD:$48,527.23)
Vodafone's vision is to be the world's mobile communications leader - enriching customers' lives, helping individuals, businesses and communities be more connected in a mobile world. "
target: Wayfinder Systems AB
Wayfinder offers map, direction and GPS navigation services accessible by mobile phones. From these basic navigation services, we provide mobile phone users with content services including digital city guidebooks traffic information, currency conversion and weather reports.
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$30 [$27]
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$13
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2.0x
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closed 12/22/2016 via Company Press Release

Onet SA, acquired City-Nav Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Grupa Onet-RAS Polska acquired 69 percent of the shares of City-Nav Sp. z o.o., the operator of jakdojade.pl, the leading public transport route planner in Poland. The jakdojade app, which displays more than 1,000 public transport scheduled trips per minute, has over 3 million monthly users and is one of the most popular mobile products in Poland.
buyer parent: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
buyer: Onet SA
Founded in 1996, Onet SA is one of the most recognizable media companies in Poland. It owns a number of popular websites and online services, including Onet.pl - the biggest Internet portal in Poland. "
target: City-Nav Sp. z o.o.
City-Nav is the owner of Jakdojade.pl, a modern search engine for public transportation in major Polish cities. Their website and mobile app allow users to plan trips and view timetables for public transportation connections.
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closed 10/22/2014 via BusinessWire

Redfin, acquired Walk Score

synopsis: Redfin, the customer-first real estate brokerage, announced its acquisition of Walk Score, a leading provider of neighborhood information. Walk Score makes it easy for apartment renters and homebuyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more.
buyer: Redfin (RDFN:$458.55)
Redfin is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions. "
target: Walk Score
Walk Score® makes it easy for apartment renters and homebuyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more. Walk Score delivers more than 20 million scores for apartment and home addresses per day across a network of more than 30,000 real estate sites.
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closed 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired Where Is My Train

synopsis: Google has acquired Where is My Train, a train tracking mobile app run by the developers, Sigmoid Labs. It is one of the most-downloaded train-based apps in India with over 10 million downloads. It offers offline integration of Indian Railways and IRCTC timetables, using celltower information to locate trains.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$166,030.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products. Google offers innovative search technologies that connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. "
target: Where Is My Train
Where is My Train is a train tracking mobile app run by the developers, Sigmoid Labs. It is one of the most-downloaded train-based apps in India with over 10 million downloads. It offers offline integration of Indian Railways and IRCTC timetables, using celltower information to locate trains.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

MapmyIndia, acquired Vidteq

synopsis: MapmyIndia, India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and APIs, GPS navigation, tracking, location apps and GIS solutions, has acquired Vidteq, a company specialized in building VideoMaps, Digital Maps and Search databases for Navigational and Locational needs.
buyer: MapmyIndia
Founded in 1992, MapmyIndia is India’s leader in premium quality digital map data and APIs, GPS navigation, tracking, location apps and GIS solutions. "
target: Vidteq
VidTeq (India) Private Limited is a Bangalore based Company specialized in building VideoMaps, Digital Maps and Search database for Navigational and Locational needs.
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closed 3/27/2015 via BusinessWire

Oil Price Information Service, acquired NAVX

synopsis: Oil Price Information Service, a global provider of oil industry pricing, news, analysis and software, has acquired NAVX, the leading European and South American provider of retail fuel pricing, parking and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging location information.
buyer parent: UCG
buyer: Oil Price Information Service
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) is the world's most comprehensive source for petroleum pricing and news information with offices in the U.S., Europe and Singapore and is the most widely accepted U.S. fuel price benchmark for supply contracts and competitive positioning. "
target: NAVX
NAVX is an independent, privately held company with its HQ in Paris (France), and its Content Factory in Bucharest (Romania). Founded in 2006, NAVX became one of the first providers of content for navigation devices (PND and smartphones) and a pioneer in Europe.
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closed 9/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Daum Communications, acquired Seoulbus Inc.

synopsis: Daum Communications acquired smartphone app SeoulBus. The app provides bus and bus stop information including real-time bus arrival and bus route information with the whereabouts of the bus in real time. In addition, it offers nearby bus stops based on the users’ location.
buyer: Daum Communications (KOSDAQ:A03:$517.98)
Daum Communications Corp., an Internet media company, provides communications, online shopping, entertainment, and financial services. It operates in four divisions: Internet Media, E-commerce, Finance, and Entertainment. "
target: Seoulbus Inc.
Seoulbus Inc. provides smartphone application including bus and bus stop information, real-time bus arrival and bus route information. The company is based in Seoul, South Korea.
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closed 8/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Embark, Inc.

synopsis: Apple Inc. has acquired Embark, Inc., a small Silicon Valley upstart that builds free transit apps to help smartphone users navigate public transportation. Embark's apps for mobile devices are powered by Android and Apple’s iOS with information about 12 major transit systems in the United States and the United Kingdom.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
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: Embark, Inc.
Embark builds mobile software that makes it simple to get around on mass transit. They currently cover 12 Major transit systems in the United States and the United Kingdom and have applications on iOS and Android. Embark makes it easy to get around without a car.
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closed 5/20/2020 via Company Press Release

Outdooractive, acquired ViewRanger

synopsis: Bavarian company Outdooractive has acquired Cambridge-based ViewRanger, a GPS navigation app used by millions of people around the world. With the acquisition, Outdooractive becomes Europe’s largest integrated portal for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, and skiing and connects tourism stakeholders with a global outdoor-community of 7.3 million.
buyer: Outdooractive
Bavaria-based Outdooractive is Europe’s largest outdoor portal for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, and skiing, providing numerous trails, tracks, and route suggestions with detailed descriptions and photos. Its travel guides and app allow people to plan their routes and discover the world. "
target: ViewRanger
UK-based ViewRanger is a GPS navigation app used by millions of people around the world to plan, navigate, record, and share their outdoor adventures. ViewRanger combines the world’s best offline maps with interactive route guides and advanced GPS navigation features.
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announced 8/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Luokung Technology Corp., will acquire eMapgo

synopsis: Luokung Technology Corp, one of the leading global spatial-temporal big-data processing technology companies and a leading interactive location-based services company in China, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the equity interests of eMapgo, one of the leading navigation electronic map service providers in China.
buyer: Luokung Technology Corp. (LKCO:$21.04)
Luokung is a leading global spatial-temporal big-data technology company and a leading interactive location-based services company in China. Luokung's mobile app provides personalized and precise services to travelers on the train and at their destination. "
target: eMapgo
eMapgo Technologies (Beijing) Co., Ltd (EMG) is one of the leading navigation electronic map service providers in China and has obtained Class-A qualification certificates of navigable surveying and mapping, internet map service and geographic information system engineering.
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announced 12/20/2017 via Reuters

Kakaku.com, will acquire LCL, Inc.

synopsis: Kakaku.com, a company that provides price comparison services and products information through its website, is to acquire 100% stake in LCL, Inc., a company that owns and operates a fare comparison site, offering nationwide high speed/night highway busses, bullet trains, and flights fare comparison services. Both companies are based in Japan.
buyer: Kakaku.com (TSE:2371:$396.72)
Kakaku.com, Inc provides price comparison services and products information through its website. The Company also provides Internet advertising services. They are based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: LCL, Inc.
LCL, Inc. owns and operates a fare comparison site, offering nationwide high speed/night highway busses, bullet trains, and flights fare comparison services. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 6/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Eurazeo, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking, acquired Dominion Web Solutions

synopsis: Eurazeo, a leading global investment company, in partnership with West Street Capital Partners VII, a fund managed by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, has completed the acquisition of Dominion Web Solutions, an integrated platform of branded marketplaces for the powersport, RV, commercial truck and equipment industries.
buyer: Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
buyer: Eurazeo (ENXTPA:RF:$5,634.32)
With a diversified portfolio of approximately €6 billion in assets under management, Eurazeo is one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe. Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (GS MBD) is the primary center for the firm’s long-term principal investing activity. "
target parent: Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC
target: Dominion Web Solutions
Dominion Web Solutions is the leading online classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to commercial and recreational dealers. Its B2C brands consist of Cycle Trader, RV Trader, ATV Trader, PWC Trader, Snowmobile Trader, and Aero Trader.
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$680
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announced 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Sharing Technology Corporation, will purchase Moving Cheki! Business from Mono Create Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Sharing Technology, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data, will be acquiring "Moving Cheki!" from Mono Create Co., Ltd. "Moving Cheki!" collects information on moving companies and compares fees.
buyer: Sharing Technology Corporation (TSE:3989:$18.50)
Based in Japan, Sharing Technology offers Sharing Place, a lifestyle and business matching platform and call center that utilizes big data. Sharing Place connects and matches users who require specific services to service providers and businesses throughout Japan based on their request and location."
seller: Mono Create Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Mono Create Co., Ltd. is a digital marketing and advertising company that creates web media production for companies. Mono Create Co., Ltd has also created "Moving Cheki!" which is a website to receive online quotes for moving house companies.
price ($mm)
$0.27
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

rLoop, acquired Euroloop.io

synopsis: rLoop, the multi-award-winning crowdsourced Hyperloop company, announced it has acquired Euroloop.io, the platform promoting Hyperloop awareness in Europe. Euroloop.io is based in the Netherlands.
buyer: rLoop
rLoop is a globally distributed and crowdsourced Hyperloop company. Their Hyperloop designs have won multiple awards from SpaceX, Dubai Future Foundations, and more. "
target: Euroloop.io
Euroloop.io owns and operates a platform that promotes Hyperloop awareness in Europe. The company is based in the Netherlands. Hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and freight transportation that would propel a pod-like vehicle through a reduced-pressure tube that would exceed airliner speed.
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closed 4/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Orahi, acquired Odd-Even.com

synopsis: Gurgaon-based carpooling app Orahi has acquired Odd-Even.com, a ride-sharing website started by 13-year-old Akshat Mittal. Mittal started Odd-Even.com in December 2015 after the Delhi government announced an initiative where vehicles with odd and even numbers were allowed to run only on alternate days.
buyer: Orahi
Orahi is a Gurgaon-based carpooling app. Orahi connects all car-owners & passengers travelling in the same direction. Car-owners "offer" rides. Passengers "take" rides. Together they share rides to get to office. And back. Payments between passengers and car-owners are settled using Orahi apps. "
target: Odd-Even.com
Odd-Even.com is a ride-sharing website started by 13-year-old Akshat Mittal. Mittal, a student of Amity International School in Noida, started Odd-Even after the Delhi government announced an initiative where vehicles with odd and even numbers were allowed to run only on alternate days.
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closed 1/26/2016 via PR Newswire

ParkWhiz LLC, acquired BestParking.com

synopsis: ParkWhiz, the nation's largest on-demand parking app, has acquired NYC-based BestParking. BestParking is a parking search engine that steers drivers towards the cheapest and most convenient parking facilities throughout North America. Together the two companies are the No. 1 booking platform and richest repository of parking data in North America.
buyer: ParkWhiz LLC
Headquartered in Chicago, ParkWhiz is the nation's largest on-demand parking app. The company's website and mobile platforms provide a fast and efficient way for drivers to find and book guaranteed parking spaces before reaching their destination at thousands of parking locations across the country."
target: BestParking.com
BestParking is a parking search engine that steers drivers towards the cheapest and most convenient parking facilities throughout North America. Over 850,000 motorists rely on their website and mobile apps to easily compare the hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly rates at 12,000 parking facilities.
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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Mobileye, acquired Moovit

synopsis: Intel Corporation, through its company Mobileye, has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company. Moovit is known for its urban mobility application that offers travelers around the world the best multimodal trip planning by combining public transportation, bicycle and scooter services, ride-hailing, and car-sharing.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor. "
target: Moovit
Moovit is a leading Mobility as a Service (MaaS) provider and the maker of the world’s most popular urban mobility app. Moovit’s free app on iOS, Android and the Web guides people in getting around town effectively and conveniently, using any mode of transport.
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closed 5/4/2020 via BusinessWire

Mobileye, acquired Moovit

synopsis: Intel Corporation, through its company Mobileye, has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company. Moovit is known for its urban mobility application that offers travelers around the world the best multimodal trip planning by combining public transportation, bicycle and scooter services, ride-hailing, and car-sharing.
buyer parent: Intel Corporation
buyer: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor. "
target: Moovit
Moovit is a leading Mobility as a Service (MaaS) provider and the maker of the world’s most popular urban mobility app. Moovit’s free app on iOS, Android and the Web guides people in getting around town effectively and conveniently, using any mode of transport.
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$900
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announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$75,732.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
price ($mm)[EV]
$15,300 [$14,700]
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$358
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$125
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closed 4/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Luxoft, acquired Cmore Automotive GmbH

synopsis: Luxoft, a Swiss digital strategy and software engineering firm, has acquired CMORE Automotive, a services provider dedicated to the development and validation of AI-driven mobility systems. Headquartered in Germany, CMORE Automotive acts as a strategic autonomous drive development partner serving major German automakers and their key suppliers.
buyer parent: DXC Technology Company
buyer: Luxoft (LXFT:$910.70)
Luxoft is a Swiss digital strategy and software engineering firm providing bespoke technology solutions. Luxoft uses technology to enable business transformation, enhance customer experiences, and boost operational efficiency through its strategy, consulting, and engineering services. "
target: Cmore Automotive GmbH
Germany-based CMORE Automotive is a development partner for AI-driven mobility concepts worldwide, providing comprehensive engineering, data, and platform solutions for Autonomous Driving, Connectivity, and Electrification.
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announced 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kudan, will acquire Artisense Corporation

synopsis: Kudan, an AR/VR company based in Tokyo, is to acquire Artisense, a company that offers cutting edge computer vision product for real-time localization, mapping and navigation of highly automated or fully autonomous vehicles. They are based in Germany.
buyer: Kudan (TSE:4425:$2.31)
Japan-based Kudan is accelerating the evolution of Virtuality (AR/MR/VR)* and Robotics (automobile/drone/robot) by developing industry leading computer software algorithms classified as Artificial Perception. "
target: Artisense Corporation
Based in Germany, Artisense offers cutting edge computer vision product for real-time localization, mapping and navigation of highly automated or fully autonomous vehicles.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BusinessWire

TTTech Auto, acquired Red Pine Software

synopsis: TTTech Auto, a global leader in safety software platforms for automated driving and beyond, has acquired the Turkish automotive software company Red Pine Software. In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are the core expertise areas of the company which requires a very skilled team and high-quality software.
buyer parent: TTTech
buyer: TTTech Auto
TTTech Auto provides solutions for the challenges of future vehicle generations. The company specializes in safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving and beyond, applicable in series production programs. "
target: Red Pine Software
Red Pine Software was established in 2017 in Turkey. The company focuses on automotive software. In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are the core expertise areas of the company which requires a very skilled team and high-quality software.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Waymo LLC, acquired Latent Logic

synopsis: Waymo, a self-driving technology development company and subsidiary of Google, has acquired Latent Logic, a UK start-up. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
buyer parent: Google
buyer: Waymo LLC
Waymo LLC is a self-driving technology development company. It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. Waymo originated as a project of Google before it became a stand-alone subsidiary in December 2016. In April 2017, Waymo started a limited trial of a self-driving taxi service in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target parent: University of Oxford
target: Latent Logic
Latent Logic is a UK start-up that uses imitation learning to simulate models of human behavior on the road. Spun out of Oxford University in 2017, Latent Logic develops simulations of motorist, cyclist, and pedestrian behavior using data collected from traffic cameras.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Drive.ai

synopsis: Apple Inc. has acquired Drive.ai, a purpose driven company based in Mountain View, California that believes in the mission of making the dreams of self-driving cars a reality. Drive.ai are creating AI software for autonomous vehicles using deep learning.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
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: Drive.ai
Drive.ai is a purpose driven company based in Mountain View, California that believes in the mission of making the dreams of self-driving cars a reality. They are creating AI software for autonomous vehicles using deep learning.
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closed 9/27/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Hexagon Positioning Intelligence, acquired AutonomouStuff

synopsis: Hexagon’s Positioning Intelligence division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions for assured positioning for land, sea, and air, has acquired AutonomouStuff. Founded in 2010, U.S.-based AutonomouStuff is pioneering solutions and platforms for autonomous vehicle development, robotics and data intelligence innovation.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: Hexagon Positioning Intelligence
Hexagon’s Positioning Intelligence division is a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions for assured positioning for land, sea, and air. "
target: AutonomouStuff
Founded in 2010, U.S.-based AutonomouStuff is pioneering solutions and platforms for autonomous vehicle development, robotics and data intelligence innovation.
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announced 10/24/2017 via PR Newswire

Delphi Automotive PLC, will acquire nuTonomy, Inc.

synopsis: Delphi Automotive PLC, a high-technology company that integrates safer, greener and more connected solutions for the automotive and transportation sectors, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire nuTonomy, Inc., the leading developer of state-of-the-art software for self-driving vehicles.
buyer: Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH:$17,014.00)
Based in the UK, Delphi Automotive PLC is a high-technology company that integrates safer, greener and more connected solutions for the automotive and transportation sectors. Delphi operates technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support services in 46 countries. "
target: nuTonomy, Inc.
nuTonomy is the leading developer of state-of-the-art software for self-driving vehicles. nuTonomy is developing the first-of-its-kind complete solution for providing point-to-point mobility via large fleets of autonomous vehicles.
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announced 3/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mobileye

synopsis: Intel Corporation, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, announced it will acquire Mobileye N.V., a global leader in the development of computer vision and machine learning, data analysis, localization and mapping for advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous driving.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$75,732.00)
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. "
target: Mobileye (MBLY:$358.16)
Mobileye is the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and autonomous driving. Mobileye’s system-on-chip (SoC) – the EyeQ® family – provides the processing power to support a comprehensive suite of ADAS functions based on a single camera sensor.
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$15,300 [$14,700]
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$358
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$125
EV / rev
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117.6x
closed 2/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Ford Motor Company, acquired Argo AI, LLC

synopsis: Ford Motor Company, one of the largest automobile makers in the world, has acquired Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company dedicated to self-driving vehicles. Argo AI is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles.
buyer: Ford Motor Company (F:$158,654.00)
Ford Motor Company is one of the largest automobile makers in the world. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. "
target: Argo AI, LLC
Argo AI is an artificial intelligence company dedicated to self-driving vehicles. The company is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BusinessWire

TomTom NV, acquired Autonomos GmbH

synopsis: TomTom announced that it has acquired Autonomos, a Berlin-based autonomous driving start-up. Autonomos has built up expertise and technologies in the process, including a full demonstration-level autonomous driving software stack, 3D sensor technology, and digital image processing.
buyer: TomTom NV (ENXTAM:TOM2:$1,079.90)
Founded in 1991, TomTom is a leading provider of navigation and location-based products and services. TomTom maps, traffic information and navigation technology power automotive in-dash systems, mobile devices, web based applications and government and business solutions. "
target: Autonomos GmbH
Autonomos GmbH is a high-tech start-up company based in Berlin, Germany, providing software and services for autonomous driving as well as customisable safety and automation solutions for heavy duty vehicles.
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announced 12/15/2016 via PR Newswire

UIEvolution, will acquire Surround

synopsis: UIEvolution, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Seattle-based machine learning startup Surround.io Corporation under which UIEvolution will acquire Surround.io. Surround has been developing an industrial-scale machine learning infrastructure with a specific focus on applying computer vision to automotive scenarios.
buyer: UIEvolution
UIEvolution is a global leader in connected services for Mobile, Tablet, TV and Automotive applications. It's software solution delivers native and HTML5 apps managed from a cloud-based platform, ensuring a great consumer engagement experience. "
target: Surround
Surround.io has been developing an industrial-scale machine learning infrastructure with a specific focus on applying computer vision to automotive scenarios and enabling vast numbers of cars to share information and act cooperatively.
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announced 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

DoorDash, will acquire Scotty Labs

synopsis: DoorDash, a on-demand food delivery service, will be acquiring Scotty Labs, a tele-operations company that is working on technology to enable people to remotely control self-driving cars. Instead of removing humans from the driving experience entirely, Scotty Labs aims to keep humans in virtually.
buyer: DoorDash
DoorDash Inc. is a San Francisco–based on-demand food delivery service founded in 2013. They are one of several technology companies that uses logistics services to offer food delivery from restaurants on-demand. "
target: Scotty Labs
Scotty Labs is a tele-operations company that is working on technology to enable people to remotely control self-driving cars. Instead of removing humans from the driving experience entirely, Scotty Labs aims to keep humans in virtually.
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closed 8/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Uber Technologies, Inc., acquired Otto

synopsis: Uber, an American multinational online transportation network, has acquired Otto, a company that develops self driving truck solutions. They have been focusing on self-driving technology that could be fitted into trucks that are already on the road now.
buyer: Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:UBER:$14,591.00)
Uber Technologies, Inc. offers online car booking services via mobile phones. It provides limousine and private cab reservation services. Uber Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. "
target: Otto
Otto develops self driving truck solutions. They have been focusing on self-driving technology that could be fitted into trucks that are already on the road now. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
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closed 7/15/2020 via Company Press Release

dSPACE, acquired Intempora

synopsis: dSPACE, a provider of solutions for the development of connected, automated, and electrically powered vehicles, has acquired Intempora, a French developer of advanced software for robotics and autonomous vehicles. Intempora offers a real-time development software solution that enables engineers to easily develop, test, and execute their apps.
buyer: dSPACE
dSPACE is the leading provider of solutions for networked, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a broad portfolio and cutting-edge technology, they are much in demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace and industrial automation. "
target: Intempora
Intempora is a French developer of advanced software for robotics, driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicles. Intempora offers a real-time development software solution that enables engineers and researchers to easily develop, test, validate, benchmark and execute their applications.
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announced 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Lear Corporation, will acquire Xevo

synopsis: Lear Corporation announced its acquisition of Xevo Inc., an automotive software supplier crafting solutions for cars, clouds and mobile devices. Xevo is the global leader in connected car software and smart user experiences.
buyer: Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA:$21,148.50)
Lear is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive seating systems and electrical systems (E-Systems). Lear serves every major automaker in the world, and Lear content can be found on more than 400 vehicle nameplates. "
target: Xevo
Xevo is the global leader in connected car software and smart user experiences. Their powerful AI software solutions use analytics and data insights to provide an AI-enhanced driving experience for consumers, and monetization opportunities for automakers, merchant partners, and service providers.
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$320
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closed 5/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Nuance Communications, Inc., acquired Voicebox Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of voice and language solutions, has acquired Voicebox Technologies, a company that builds award-winning voice applications for the Auto, Home and Mobile markets. Voicebox's VoiceAI platform allows businesses to create natural, multi-person, cross-device experiences.
buyer: Nuance Communications, Inc. (NUAN:$2,051.66)
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with devices and systems. "
target: Voicebox Technologies Corporation
Voicebox builds award-winning voice applications for the Auto, Home and Mobile markets. By integrating Artificial Intelligence into their patented Context Management, their VoiceAI platform creates a uniquely natural, multi-person, cross-device experience.
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closed 10/7/2015 via Bloomberg

Apple, Inc., acquired Perceptio

synopsis: Apple Inc. acquired Perceptio, a startup developing technology to let companies run advanced artificial intelligence systems on smartphones without needing to share as much user data.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
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: Perceptio
Perceptio is a small startup that is developing technology that would let smartphone companies create advanced artificial intelligence systems "without needing to share as much user data" in the cloud.
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closed 4/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Boston Dynamics, acquired Kinema Systems

synopsis: Boston Dynamics, an advanced robotics company, has acquired Kinema Systems, a company that creates learning-based computer vision systems for a wide variety of applications. Their initial product is the world’s first deep learning 3D vision system for industrial robots.
buyer: Boston Dynamics
Boston Dynamics develops some of the world's most advanced robots, such as Atlas, Spot, Handle and BigDog. It has become a leader in the design, development and field testing of advanced robots that have agility, dexterity, perception and intelligence. "
target: Kinema Systems
Kinema Systems creates learning-based computer vision systems for a wide variety of applications. Their initial product, is the world’s first deep learning 3D vision system for industrial robots. Designed for de-palletization of multi-SKU (stock keeping unit), single-SKU, and random pallets.
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closed 1/4/2019 via Company Press Release

QuickLogic Corporation, acquired SensiML Corporation

synopsis: QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions, has acquired SensiML Corporation, a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI.
buyer: QuickLogic Corporation (QUIK:$12.38)
QuickLogic is a developer of ultra-low power multi-core voice-enabled SoCs, embedded FPGA IP, and Endpoint AI solutions. QuickLogic Corporation enables OEMs to maximize battery life for highly differentiated, immersive user experiences with Smartphone, Wearable and IoT devices. "
target: SensiML Corporation
SensiML is a software suite that provides developers a practical means for developing IoT sensor algorithms using AI. SensiML empowers smart device developers to create and deploy algorithms that are chipset-ready to run locally on low-cost, low-power microcontrollers for IoT and wearable sensors.
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closed 2/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Sensory, acquired Vocalize.ai inc.

synopsis: Sensory Inc., a Silicon Valley company that pioneered speech recognition and AI in consumer electronics, announced the acquisition of Vocalize.ai, a software tools and services company that performs benchmarking, accuracy assessments and bias evaluations for speech technologies and natural language interfaces.
buyer: Sensory
Sensory, Inc. is a privately held company focusing on improving the user experience of consumer electronics through machine learning technologies. Sensory sells chips and embedded software solutions to consumer electronics companies, enabling a simpler and safer experience. "
target: Vocalize.ai inc.
Vocalize.ai is a software tools and services company that performs benchmarking, accuracy assessments and bias evaluations for speech technologies and natural language interfaces.
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