Like Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.

announced 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Grom Social, will acquire Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.

synopsis: Grom Social Enterprises, Inc., announced it has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire kids and family entertainment company, Curiosity Ink Media, LLC. – a producer and developer of original kid-friendly content – to complement the Company’s existing offerings of brand-safe social media.
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. is a growing social media platform and original content provider of entertainment for children under 13 years of age, which provides safe and secure digital environments for kids that can be monitored by their parents or guardians. "
target: Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.
Curiosity Ink Media is a global media company that develops, acquires, builds, grows and maximizes the short, mid & long-term commercial potential of Kids & Family entertainment properties and associated business opportunities.
price ($mm)
$3.68*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/4/2009 via Market Wire

Cascadia Investments, Inc., acquired TinyTwirp.com

synopsis: Cascadia Investments, Inc. announced that it has acquired a 51% interest in the children's social-networking and micro-blogging site, www.TinyTwirp.com.
buyer: Cascadia Investments, Inc. (CDIV:$0.00)
Cascadia Investments, Inc. is a publicly traded, real estate development company operating in the Pacific Northwest. "
target: TinyTwirp.com
TinyTwirp.com is a social-networking and micro-blogging site that allows children less than 13 years of age to communicate online via a patent-pending process. With this process users can both send and receive each other's updates.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inke, acquired Jimu

synopsis: Inke, a leading mobile live streaming platform in China, has acquired Jimu, an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, and more.
buyer: Inke (SEHK:3700:$561.20)
Inke is a leading mobile live streaming platform in China. Inke enables users to watch and preform live video broadcasts on their smartphones. Inke allows streamers and viewers to participate in various battles with each other, such as singing competitions or dance-offs. "
target: Jimu
Jimu is an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, travel, gaming, and more.
price ($mm)
$85*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

OrangeGames BV, acquired Sulake Oy

synopsis: OrangeGames, a Dutch digital content company, acquired a majority stake in Sulake, a Finland-based video game development company, from operator Elisa. Sulake is best known for developing Habbo, a social networking service and online community aimed at teenagers, and a game called Hotel Hideaway, a social avatar world on iOS and Android.
buyer: OrangeGames BV
OrangeGames is a Dutch digital content company. OrangeGames is headquartered in Amsterdam and focuses on advertising, producing games and publishing content on web and mobile. Their video game portfolio includes Governor of Poker and the Youdagames Series. "
target parent: Elisa Oyj
target: Sulake Oy
Based in Finland, Sulake Oy is a video game developer. Sulake is best known for developing Habbo, a social networking service and online community aimed at teenagers, and a game called Hotel Hideaway, a social avatar world on iOS and Android.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2012 via CNW Group

Ideon Media, acquired Nexopia.com Inc.

synopsis: Ideon Media, Canada's fastest growing digital ad network has acquired Nexopia.com. Nexopia is the leading social network for young adults in Canada, with over 200,000 active members.
buyer: Ideon Media
Ideon Media is Canada's fastest growing digital ad network. Ideon Media offers a full range of custom digital solutions. The leading team of online advertising specialists maximize each and every client's investment. "
target: Nexopia.com Inc.
Nexopia.com, Inc. operates a social networking site for youth in Canada. With over 1.2 million members, Nexopia is the place for Canadians aged 16 to 24 to connect online. Users are able to create and design their own profiles, blogs, galleries, articles, and forums.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2011 via BusinessWire

Youthology Media, acquired TeenSpot

synopsis: Youthology, the youth-targeted digital marketing arm within Gorilla Nation, an Evolve Media Corp. company, announced the acquisition of TeenSpot.com. TeenSpot is a highly moderated social network and content site for teens. The site offers a wide variety of interactive and daily updated features including online chats and much more.
buyer parent: Evolve Media Corp
buyer: Youthology Media
Youthology is a leading provider of kid, tween and teen focused digital marketing programs. Its diverse proprietary partnerships allow it to provide marketers with expertise, access and scale within its youth-targeted consumer segments. "
target: TeenSpot
TeenSpot.com is the premier entertainment and community website only for teenagers allowing them to create personal profiles and engage in online discussions with other teens that share the same interests. This site offers a wide variety of interactive and daily updated features.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2010 via Market Wire

Teens In Tech Networks, acquired Yazzem

synopsis: Teens in Tech Networks, the company dedicated to helping the youth publish their content online, announced that it has acquired Yazzem. Zachary Collins and Dustin Snider founded Yazzem in June 2009, both 14 years of age, to simplify a way to create and discuss topics in Twitter and FriendFeed.
buyer: Teens In Tech Networks
Founded in 2008 by Daniel Brusilovsky, Teens in Tech Networks was started and has maintained its focus on empowering the youth with a place to publish their content online. "
target: Yazzem
Yazzem lets anyone share their thoughts about what interests them by starting and joining topics.The goal is to provide a way for everyone to be able to discuss topics in a quick and easy way.
price ($mm)
$0.02
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired tbh

synopsis: Facebook has anounced they have acquired tbh, an app for teens to give positive feedback to their friends. With over 2.5 million users, tbh is one of the fastest growing social networks of all time. They are based in Oakland, CA.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: tbh
tbh is an app for teens to give positive feedback to their friends. With over 2.5 million users, tbh is one of the fastest growing social networks of all time. They are based in Oakland, California.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2008 via PR Newswire

IAC/InterActiveCorp, acquired StarNet Interactive

synopsis: IAC Consumer Applications & Portals, Inc., announced the acquisition of Israeli-based StarNet Interactive, producers of GirlSense.com, a virtual community that offers teen girls a place to develop social networks around fashion. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: IAC/InterActiveCorp
IAC Consumer Applications & Portals, Inc., a wholly owned business of IAC/InterActiveCorp, is a leading web developer of consumer applications and portals which enable users to creatively and visually express themselves online. "
target: StarNet Interactive
StarNet Interactive produces GirlSense and strives to provide members with on-line experiences that are safe, unique and fun. GirlSense is COPPA compliant requiring site operators to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of all members' personal information 12-years-old or younger.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/11/2020 via PR Web

StudentBridge, acquired TeenInk

synopsis: StudentBridge, virtual experience specialists that help colleges and universities achieve their enrollment goals, has acquired TeenInk, the leading publication for teens. TeenInk's magazine, book series, and website offer teens the opportunity to publish their creative work and opinions on issues that affect their lives.
buyer: StudentBridge
StudentBridge are virtual experience specialists. StudentBridge has helped over 250 colleges and universities achieve their enrollment goals. They work with each institution to develop unique and completely customized digital solutions to engage with students and drive conversion at every stage. "
target: TeenInk
TeenInk is the leading publication for teens. TeenInk's magazine, book series, and website offer teens the opportunity to publish their creative work and opinions on issues that affect their lives, everything from love and family to school, current events, and self-esteem.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Saban Brands LLC, acquired Zui

synopsis: Saban Brands announced it has acquired Zui, which provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The acquisition strengthens Saban Brands’ position as a leading digital innovator for kids entertainment, and continues to grow the company’s digital capabilities.
buyer parent: Saban Capital Group
buyer: Saban Brands LLC
Formed in 2010 as a subsidiary of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. "
target: Zui
Zui provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The flagship site, zui.com allows children to access a large library of videos and online games. Zui is also the leading developer of KidZui, an award-winning Internet browser for kids.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Walt Disney Internet Group, acquired Club Penguin

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company has acquired Club Penguin, one of the fastest-growing online virtual worlds for kids. The addition of Club Penguin to Disney’s existing online assets will further strengthen the company’s objective of establishing clear leadership in online virtual worlds for kids and families.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Walt Disney Internet Group
The Walt Disney Internet Group offers a compelling mix of interactive entertainment and information content and services for Internet and mobile devices for audiences around the world. WDIG is a developer of unique new media experiences specifically designed for Internet and mobile media. "
target: Club Penguin
New Horizon Interactive set out to create an online world for kids where they could safely play games, have fun and interact. As parents and Internet specialists, New Horizon's owners wanted to develop a place they’d be comfortable letting their own kids visit.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Grom Social, will acquire Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.

synopsis: Grom Social Enterprises, Inc., announced it has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire kids and family entertainment company, Curiosity Ink Media, LLC. – a producer and developer of original kid-friendly content – to complement the Company’s existing offerings of brand-safe social media.
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. is a growing social media platform and original content provider of entertainment for children under 13 years of age, which provides safe and secure digital environments for kids that can be monitored by their parents or guardians. "
target: Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.
Curiosity Ink Media is a global media company that develops, acquires, builds, grows and maximizes the short, mid & long-term commercial potential of Kids & Family entertainment properties and associated business opportunities.
price ($mm)
$3.68*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Grom Social, will acquire Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.

synopsis: Grom Social Enterprises, Inc., announced it has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire kids and family entertainment company, Curiosity Ink Media, LLC. – a producer and developer of original kid-friendly content – to complement the Company’s existing offerings of brand-safe social media.
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. is a growing social media platform and original content provider of entertainment for children under 13 years of age, which provides safe and secure digital environments for kids that can be monitored by their parents or guardians. "
target: Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.
Curiosity Ink Media is a global media company that develops, acquires, builds, grows and maximizes the short, mid & long-term commercial potential of Kids & Family entertainment properties and associated business opportunities.
price ($mm)
$3.68*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/30/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Grom Social, purchased Bonnie Boat & Friends from Raise TV

synopsis: Grom Social Enterprises, an innovative leader in providing original social media content to children, has acquired the Bonnie Boat & Friends brand from Raise TV, an inspirational children’s network. Bonnie Boat & Friends is an animated short that teaches children the importance of friendship, teamwork, sharing and caring for one another.
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
Grom Social is a safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16. Grom allows kids to have the opportunity to create a profile, make friends, chat and share content. Grom offers videos, games, photos and Fan Pages that range from good digital citizenship to DIY projects and more."
seller: Raise TV
Bonnie Boat & Friends is an animated short that teaches children the importance of friendship, teamwork, sharing and caring for one another. Bonnie Boat & Friends belongs to Raise TV, an inspirational children’s network that offers original faith-based series programming.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/3/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Grom Social, acquired Fyoosion

synopsis: Grom Social Enterprises, a social media company providing a safe networking environment for children ages five to 16, has acquired the assets of New Jersey-based Fyoosion, LLC, a Customer Acquisition and Conversion Centric marketing platform with the core focus on web channels i.e. brand sites and micro or conversion centric sites.
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
Grom Social is a safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16. Grom allows kids to have the opportunity to create a profile, make friends, chat and share content. Grom offers videos, games, photos and Fan Pages that range from good digital citizenship to DIY projects and more."
target: Fyoosion
Fyoosion is a Customer Acquisition and Conversion Centric marketing platform with the core focus on web channels i.e. brand sites and micro or conversion centric sites. Fyoosion allows for the input derived from campaigns, script and offers to be fed into the system to get results instantly.
price ($mm)
$0.16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Grom Social, purchased NetSpective Webfilter Division from Telemate.Net Software

synopsis: Grom Social, a social media website for children, acquired the assets of Norcross, Georgia based TeleMate.Net Software’s NetSpective Webfilter Division. The NetSpective Webfilter Division is an entity that provides web filtering services to approximately 400 school districts which encompasses an estimated 2 million children from the ages of 5-17.
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
At Grom Social, kids have the opportunity to create a profile, make friends, chat and share content. Grom is a social community with an extensive variety of original content and engaging features. This includes exclusive Grom TV videos, fun games, interesting photos and thought provoking Fan Pages. "
seller: Telemate.Net Software
The NetSpective Webfilter Division is an entity that provides web filtering services to approximately 400 school districts. TeleMate.Net Software is a global leader in providing scalable unified communication analytic and web security solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2016 via Market Wire

Grom Social, acquired Top Draw Animation

synopsis: Grom Holdings Inc., the privately-held parent company of Grom Social Inc., announced that it has acquired 100 percent of award-winning, Top Draw Animation. The acquisition of a major international animation producer is the latest step as part of an aggressive growth strategy for Grom Social, the safe social network created for "by kids for kids."
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
Grom Social is the safe social network created by "kids for kids". Launched by 12-year-old Zach Marks, Grom Social is quickly becoming the leading safe social media platform for children worldwide "
target: Top Draw Animation
Top Draw Animation specializes in 2D digital production methodologies. It provides a full range of pre-production and production services to leading international producers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/7/2021 via BusinessWire

Grom Social, will acquire Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.

synopsis: Grom Social Enterprises, Inc., announced it has entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire kids and family entertainment company, Curiosity Ink Media, LLC. – a producer and developer of original kid-friendly content – to complement the Company’s existing offerings of brand-safe social media.
buyer: Grom Social (OTCPK:GRMM:$6.16)
Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. is a growing social media platform and original content provider of entertainment for children under 13 years of age, which provides safe and secure digital environments for kids that can be monitored by their parents or guardians. "
target: Curiosity Ink Media, LLC.
Curiosity Ink Media is a global media company that develops, acquires, builds, grows and maximizes the short, mid & long-term commercial potential of Kids & Family entertainment properties and associated business opportunities.
price ($mm)
$3.68*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/4/2009 via Market Wire

Cascadia Investments, Inc., acquired TinyTwirp.com

synopsis: Cascadia Investments, Inc. announced that it has acquired a 51% interest in the children's social-networking and micro-blogging site, www.TinyTwirp.com.
buyer: Cascadia Investments, Inc. (CDIV:$0.00)
Cascadia Investments, Inc. is a publicly traded, real estate development company operating in the Pacific Northwest. "
target: TinyTwirp.com
TinyTwirp.com is a social-networking and micro-blogging site that allows children less than 13 years of age to communicate online via a patent-pending process. With this process users can both send and receive each other's updates.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Inke, acquired Jimu

synopsis: Inke, a leading mobile live streaming platform in China, has acquired Jimu, an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, and more.
buyer: Inke (SEHK:3700:$561.20)
Inke is a leading mobile live streaming platform in China. Inke enables users to watch and preform live video broadcasts on their smartphones. Inke allows streamers and viewers to participate in various battles with each other, such as singing competitions or dance-offs. "
target: Jimu
Jimu is an interest-based social networking app in China that targets users under the age of 25. Jimu allows users to find and meet people who share the same hobbies as them. Jimu offers 28 categories that users can choose from, including music, photography, film, dance, travel, gaming, and more.
price ($mm)
$85*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

OrangeGames BV, acquired Sulake Oy

synopsis: OrangeGames, a Dutch digital content company, acquired a majority stake in Sulake, a Finland-based video game development company, from operator Elisa. Sulake is best known for developing Habbo, a social networking service and online community aimed at teenagers, and a game called Hotel Hideaway, a social avatar world on iOS and Android.
buyer: OrangeGames BV
OrangeGames is a Dutch digital content company. OrangeGames is headquartered in Amsterdam and focuses on advertising, producing games and publishing content on web and mobile. Their video game portfolio includes Governor of Poker and the Youdagames Series. "
target parent: Elisa Oyj
target: Sulake Oy
Based in Finland, Sulake Oy is a video game developer. Sulake is best known for developing Habbo, a social networking service and online community aimed at teenagers, and a game called Hotel Hideaway, a social avatar world on iOS and Android.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2012 via CNW Group

Ideon Media, acquired Nexopia.com Inc.

synopsis: Ideon Media, Canada's fastest growing digital ad network has acquired Nexopia.com. Nexopia is the leading social network for young adults in Canada, with over 200,000 active members.
buyer: Ideon Media
Ideon Media is Canada's fastest growing digital ad network. Ideon Media offers a full range of custom digital solutions. The leading team of online advertising specialists maximize each and every client's investment. "
target: Nexopia.com Inc.
Nexopia.com, Inc. operates a social networking site for youth in Canada. With over 1.2 million members, Nexopia is the place for Canadians aged 16 to 24 to connect online. Users are able to create and design their own profiles, blogs, galleries, articles, and forums.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2011 via BusinessWire

Youthology Media, acquired TeenSpot

synopsis: Youthology, the youth-targeted digital marketing arm within Gorilla Nation, an Evolve Media Corp. company, announced the acquisition of TeenSpot.com. TeenSpot is a highly moderated social network and content site for teens. The site offers a wide variety of interactive and daily updated features including online chats and much more.
buyer parent: Evolve Media Corp
buyer: Youthology Media
Youthology is a leading provider of kid, tween and teen focused digital marketing programs. Its diverse proprietary partnerships allow it to provide marketers with expertise, access and scale within its youth-targeted consumer segments. "
target: TeenSpot
TeenSpot.com is the premier entertainment and community website only for teenagers allowing them to create personal profiles and engage in online discussions with other teens that share the same interests. This site offers a wide variety of interactive and daily updated features.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/20/2010 via Market Wire

Teens In Tech Networks, acquired Yazzem

synopsis: Teens in Tech Networks, the company dedicated to helping the youth publish their content online, announced that it has acquired Yazzem. Zachary Collins and Dustin Snider founded Yazzem in June 2009, both 14 years of age, to simplify a way to create and discuss topics in Twitter and FriendFeed.
buyer: Teens In Tech Networks
Founded in 2008 by Daniel Brusilovsky, Teens in Tech Networks was started and has maintained its focus on empowering the youth with a place to publish their content online. "
target: Yazzem
Yazzem lets anyone share their thoughts about what interests them by starting and joining topics.The goal is to provide a way for everyone to be able to discuss topics in a quick and easy way.
price ($mm)
$0.02
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired tbh

synopsis: Facebook has anounced they have acquired tbh, an app for teens to give positive feedback to their friends. With over 2.5 million users, tbh is one of the fastest growing social networks of all time. They are based in Oakland, CA.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$78,975.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: tbh
tbh is an app for teens to give positive feedback to their friends. With over 2.5 million users, tbh is one of the fastest growing social networks of all time. They are based in Oakland, California.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2008 via PR Newswire

IAC/InterActiveCorp, acquired StarNet Interactive

synopsis: IAC Consumer Applications & Portals, Inc., announced the acquisition of Israeli-based StarNet Interactive, producers of GirlSense.com, a virtual community that offers teen girls a place to develop social networks around fashion. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: IAC/InterActiveCorp
IAC Consumer Applications & Portals, Inc., a wholly owned business of IAC/InterActiveCorp, is a leading web developer of consumer applications and portals which enable users to creatively and visually express themselves online. "
target: StarNet Interactive
StarNet Interactive produces GirlSense and strives to provide members with on-line experiences that are safe, unique and fun. GirlSense is COPPA compliant requiring site operators to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of all members' personal information 12-years-old or younger.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/11/2020 via PR Web

StudentBridge, acquired TeenInk

synopsis: StudentBridge, virtual experience specialists that help colleges and universities achieve their enrollment goals, has acquired TeenInk, the leading publication for teens. TeenInk's magazine, book series, and website offer teens the opportunity to publish their creative work and opinions on issues that affect their lives.
buyer: StudentBridge
StudentBridge are virtual experience specialists. StudentBridge has helped over 250 colleges and universities achieve their enrollment goals. They work with each institution to develop unique and completely customized digital solutions to engage with students and drive conversion at every stage. "
target: TeenInk
TeenInk is the leading publication for teens. TeenInk's magazine, book series, and website offer teens the opportunity to publish their creative work and opinions on issues that affect their lives, everything from love and family to school, current events, and self-esteem.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/19/2012 via BusinessWire

Saban Brands LLC, acquired Zui

synopsis: Saban Brands announced it has acquired Zui, which provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The acquisition strengthens Saban Brands’ position as a leading digital innovator for kids entertainment, and continues to grow the company’s digital capabilities.
buyer parent: Saban Capital Group
buyer: Saban Brands LLC
Formed in 2010 as a subsidiary of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. "
target: Zui
Zui provides access to the largest collection of curated, kid-friendly online content. The flagship site, zui.com allows children to access a large library of videos and online games. Zui is also the leading developer of KidZui, an award-winning Internet browser for kids.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2007 via BusinessWire

Walt Disney Internet Group, acquired Club Penguin

synopsis: The Walt Disney Company has acquired Club Penguin, one of the fastest-growing online virtual worlds for kids. The addition of Club Penguin to Disney’s existing online assets will further strengthen the company’s objective of establishing clear leadership in online virtual worlds for kids and families.
buyer parent: The Walt Disney Company
buyer: Walt Disney Internet Group
The Walt Disney Internet Group offers a compelling mix of interactive entertainment and information content and services for Internet and mobile devices for audiences around the world. WDIG is a developer of unique new media experiences specifically designed for Internet and mobile media. "
target: Club Penguin
New Horizon Interactive set out to create an online world for kids where they could safely play games, have fun and interact. As parents and Internet specialists, New Horizon's owners wanted to develop a place they’d be comfortable letting their own kids visit.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: OTCPK:GRMM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grom Social
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Grom Social is a safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16. Grom allows kids to have the opportunity to create a profile, make friends, chat and share content. Grom offers videos, games, photos and Fan Pages that range from good digital citizenship to DIY projects and more.
year
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rev ($mm)
$6.16
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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year
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rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCPK:GRMM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grom Social
Grom Social
Grom Social is a safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16. Grom allows kids to have the opportunity to create a profile, make friends, chat and share content. Grom offers videos, games, photos and Fan Pages that range from good digital citizenship to DIY projects and more.
year
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rev ($mm)
$6.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
339
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Ticker: KIWB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kiwibox.com, Inc.
Kiwibox.com, Inc.
Kiwibox.com, Inc. engages in the ownership and operation of a social networking Web site, Kiwibox.com, for old teens and young adults. 100% of the site's editorial content is written and contributed by high school and college students.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.18)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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  • watch