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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lookback, acquired QuickCast

synopsis: Lookback has acquired QuickCast, a screencasting app which has 15,000 users and 500,000 screencasts recorded on its platform. QuickCast allows recordings of up to 3 minutes and allows users to publish and share the recordings online. Each recording benefits from it's own unique URL and embed code to use on the user's own site.
buyer: Lookback
Lookback simplifies feedback with its app recording tool for iOS, Android, and Mac. It let's you record your feedback, user experiences, and bug reports. It also lets you see with the eyes of your users, where traditional mobile analytics doesn't reach. "
target: QuickCast
QuickCast is a screen recording application for Mac. It allows recordings up to 3 minutes with fast online publishing and sharing. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in United Kingdom.
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announced 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, will acquire MX TakaTak

synopsis: ShareChat, the fastest growing social network in India, will acquire MX TakaTak, a short video app in India. MX TakaTak allows users to create, watch, and share short videos. The platform features all types of videos, ranging from dialogue dubbing, comedy, gaming, DIY, food, sports, memes, and many more.
buyer: ShareChat
ShareChat is the fastest growing social network in India. They are building a social platform for the masses of India in their languages and developing a product which delivers a world-class user experience even to the first time internet users of India. "
target: MX TakaTak
MX TakaTak is a short video app in India. MX TakaTak allows users to create, watch, and share short videos. The platform features all types of videos, ranging from dialogue dubbing, comedy, gaming, DIY, food, sports, memes, and many more.
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$700
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Jumprope, Inc.

synopsis: LinkedIn has acquired how-to video app Jumprope as part of its expanded video focus. Jumprope, which describes itself as "the best place for anyone to create a how-to and export it to every social platform", enables users to create step-by-step tutorials, using video and still image assets, with preset formats and overlays.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights. "
target: Jumprope, Inc.
Jumprope is the place to discover, create and share step-by-step how-to videos. Users don’t need any video-editing experience to create useful and engaging recipes, beauty tutorials, fitness routines and more. Reach an engaged community on Jumprope, and share videos to any social platform.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corporation, acquired Lomotif

synopsis: ZASH, a global media and entertainment company, has acquired an 80% stake in Lomotif, a leading video-sharing social networking platform in Singapore. Lomotif's mission is to inspire collaborations and build meaningful connections. Their remix editor enables users to remix memes, selfie music videos, and video edits for social sharing.
buyer: ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corporation
ZASH is a global media and entertainment company. ZASH creates content in various formats to appeal to a wide variety of target audiences, including syndicated and reality TV, theatrical films, faith-based TV & movies, digital streaming, and more. "
target: Lomotif
Lomotif is a leading video-sharing social networking platform in Singapore. Lomotif's mission is to inspire collaborations, celebrate creativity and build meaningful connections. Their remix editor enables users to remix memes, selfie music videos, and video edits for social sharing.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BusinessWire

Clash App, acquired Byte Inc.

synopsis: Clash, a creator monetization company, announced it is purchasing the Byte app, a leading short-form video platform. Byte, which was the most downloaded app in the App Store in summer 2020, will continue to have the same great in-app experience, with new monetization tools and features coming soon.
buyer: Clash App
Clash is building the next-generation monetization platform for creators and fans. Clash is a short-form video-sharing app that lets users record and share 21-second videos to a community known as “Clashers”. "
target: Byte Inc.
byte is a video app for communities. In January 2020, Byte was released. The platform was a near clone of Vine: Users could upload short, looping videos to an audience of followers. Unlike Vine, certain metrics, like follower counts, were hidden.
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closed 12/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., acquired Dubsmash, Inc.

synopsis: Reddit, an online community for creating, sharing, and discussion, has acquired Dubsmash, a short video platform. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows. Dubsmash will retain its own platform and brand, and Reddit will integrate its video creation tools.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Dubsmash, Inc.
Dubsmash is a video sharing platform and mobile application for iOS and Android devices. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows.
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closed 12/3/2020 via Company Press Release

VSCO, acquired Trash, Inc.

synopsis: VSCO, a creative channel and mobile application, has acquired the Trash application. Trash is a mobile video app that brings fun and serendipity to video creation using AI to lower the barrier to make, share, and remix videos in an entirely new way.
buyer: VSCO
VSCO is a creative channel and mobile application. The company builds creative tools, spaces, and connections driven by self-expression. Its mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity. "
target: Trash, Inc.
TRASH is an AI-driven video creation platform built on a deep tech engine. TRASH lets anyone participate in video by automating the most challenging technical aspects, allowing users to instantly create an edited mix that pairs the best parts of their own videos with high-quality music.
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closed 10/29/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Corsair, acquired EpocCam

synopsis: Corsair, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, has acquired EpocCam, one of the leading video apps in the Apple App Store with over 5 million downloads, allowing users to easily turn their iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, into a wireless high definition webcam for Windows and macOS.
buyer: Corsair (CRSR:$1,702.37)
CORSAIR is a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-performance gear and technology for gamers, content creators, and PC enthusiasts. They develop products from PC components and peripherals, to premium streaming equipment and smart ambient lighting. "
target: EpocCam
EpocCam is one of the leading video apps in the Apple App Store with over 5 million downloads, allowing users to easily turn their iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad, into a wireless high definition webcam for Windows and macOS.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BusinessWire

PicsArt, acquired D'efekt

synopsis: PicsArt, the world’s largest visual creative platform, has acquired advanced video effects company D'efekt. Based in Armenia, D'efekt, a female-led startup, has been featured as an Apple “App of the Day” various times and offers motion-based video effects, including light illusions, music responsiveness, and fractal motion-activation.
buyer: PicsArt
PicsArt is the world’s #1 creative platform and social editing app that’s leading the visual storytelling revolution. Every month, the PicsArt community creates, remixes and shares billions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. "
target: D'efekt
D’efekt is an Armenian mobile startup with an app that offers motion-based video effects, including light illusions, music responsiveness, and fractal motion-activation. Users can apply motion effects to a single person, multiple people, or objects, as well as make edits to their video’s background.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Chroma Labs

synopsis: Twitter Inc. is acquiring Chroma Labs, a startup company that develops photo and video-editing tools. Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Chroma Labs
Chroma Labs, founded in 2018 by former Facebook and Instagram employees, created Chroma Stories, an app that lets users edit photos and videos before sharing them on Stories features inside other apps, including Instagram and Snapchat.
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announced 4/15/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Magisto

synopsis: Vimeo, an ad-free open video platform, will acquire Magisto, a video creation service with over 100 million users. Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Vimeo, LLC. (VMEO:$369.34)
Vimeo's mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the world's leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. "
target: Magisto
Magisto is a one-of-a-kind, AI powered, video creation and marketing platform for entrepreneurs, marketers and business owners. Their SaaS platform provides smart AI assistance for video editing, publishing & marketing. Magisto makes it easy to drive business growth with attention-grabbing videos.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

TikTok, acquired GeoGif

synopsis: TikTok, a leading app for short-form mobile videos, has acquired GeoGif, a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
buyer parent: Toutiao
buyer: TikTok
TikTok is a leading app for short-form mobile videos. TikTok makes it easy for people to discover and make their own awesome videos by capturing funny and memorable moments to share with the world. Users can also add special effects filters, fun stickers, music, and more. "
target: GeoGif
GeoGif is a mobile app that allows users to transform their photos and videos into moving art. GeoGif provides animated stickers and location-based overlays that users can place on top of their content before sharing it with friends.
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closed 3/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

YY Inc., acquired Bigo Technology Pte LTD

synopsis: YY Inc., a leading live streaming social media platform in China, announced its recent acquisition of Bigo Inc. Bigo is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore that provides video and vocal technology service all over the world.
buyer: YY Inc. (YY:$4,610.47)
YY Inc. is a leading live streaming social media platform in China. YY enables users to interact with each other in real-time through online live media and offers users a uniquely engaging and immersive entertainment experience. "
target: Bigo Technology Pte LTD
BIGO is a leading mobile internet company in Singapore, dedicated to improving the way people live and communicate. They provide video and vocal technology service all over the world. The BIGO product line includes live-broadcasting, vocal social media, and a short video platform.
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$1,453*
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closed 3/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, acquired Clip App

synopsis: ShareChat, a leading content discovery app in India that allows users to create, discover, and share videos and images with each other, has acquired Clip, India’s best video app. Clip allows users to easily create, watch and download funny Indian videos.
buyer: ShareChat
Founded in 2015, ShareChat is a leading content discovery app in India. ShareChat allows users to create, discover, and share videos and images with each other. Users can browse trending topics such as astrology, fashion, wishes, and more. ShareChat is available in 14 Indian languages. "
target: Clip App
Clip is India’s best video app to easily create, watch and download funny Indian videos. Users can use the app in their local language and join the only Indian video community and express themselves by sharing short video clips.
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closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

TTC Protocol, acquired ALIVE, Inc.

synopsis: TTC Protocol, a blockchain based token incentivized social networking protocol in China, has acquired ALIVE, a global video editing and sharing mobile app. ALIVE allows users to create up to 30 seconds of video and share it across any social platform. The app provides editing tools such as video filters, text effects, and music effects.
buyer: TTC Protocol
TTC Protocol is a blockchain based token incentivized social networking protocol in China. Their first dApp, tataUFO, is a social networking service for college and university students that are in first and second tier cities in China. "
target: ALIVE, Inc.
ALIVE is a global video editing and sharing mobile app. ALIVE allows users to create up to 30 seconds of video and share it across any social platform. The app provides editing tools such as video filters, object effects, text effects, and music effects.
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closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Niantic, Inc., acquired Evertoon, Inc.

synopsis: Niantic, the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress, has acquired the team from the startup Evertoon to help it further build out its mobile products. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
buyer: Niantic, Inc.
Niantic is the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress. Niantic is building an AR + Real World game platform that is defining state of the art with an innovative server architecture that enables massive scale supporting a global shared state rich interactions. "
target: Evertoon, Inc.
Evertoon enables users to create compelling movies in a few minutes, unlocking the stories trapped in people’s minds. Evertoon’s app was designed to help users make short, personalized films that could be shared out to social networks like YouTube and Twitter.
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closed 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Tinder, Inc., acquired Wheel

synopsis: Dating app Tinder has acquired L.A.-based startup Wheel, which had developed a social network for sharing video stories. Wheel was originally founded in 2015 to offer a way for people to make mobile videos that were easy, fun and watchable, as well as to collaborate on videos with family and friends.
buyer parent: IAC
buyer: Tinder, Inc.
Tinder is one of the fastest growing social startups and mobile apps. Tinder was launched to address the social and physical barriers of forming new friendships and relationships. Using social data, Tinder anonymously finds people nearby that like each other and connects them if they are interested."
target: Wheel
Wheel is a mobile app that lets users create and share video stories with their friends. Wheel was founded in 2015 to offer people a way to make mobile videos that were easy, fun and watchable.
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announced 2/29/2016 via PR Newswire

GoPro, will acquire Replay

synopsis: GoPro announced an agreement to acquire leading mobile video editing app, Replay. Replay, developed by Stupeflix in Paris, France, is an award-winning app that allows users to quickly select video clips and photos and automatically combines them into a single video complete with transition effects, graphics, and synchronized music.
buyer: GoPro (GPRO:$1,619.97)
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests whatever they may be. "
target parent: Stupeflix
target: Replay
Replay, developed by Stupeflix in Paris, France, is an award-winning app that allows users to quickly select video clips and photos and automatically combines them into a single video complete with transition effects, graphics, and synchronized music.
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$105
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announced 2/29/2016 via PR Newswire

GoPro, will acquire Splice App

synopsis: GoPro announced an agreement to acquire leading mobile video editing app Splice. Splice, developed by Vemory in Austin, Texas, is an award-winning mobile editor that allows users to manually create customized edits with advanced features normally found on desktop editing applications, but with the speed and efficiency of a mobile app interface.
buyer: GoPro (GPRO:$1,619.97)
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests whatever they may be. "
target parent: Vemory
target: Splice App
Splice is one of the most popular video editors in the world with millions of users. From the casual movie maker, to the professional video and photo editor, Splice is committed to being the both the easiest and most powerful video editing tool in the App Store.
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closed 11/12/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Google Inc., acquired Fly Labs

synopsis: Leading global start up accelerator Dreamit announced Dreamit alumni Fly Labs was acquired by Google and will become part of the Google Photos team. Fly Labs is a New York City-based start up that created popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: DreamIt Ventures
target: Fly Labs
Fly Labs creates the popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video. Fly Labs apps have been downloaded more than 3 million times in over 150 different countries, creating more than 20 million videos.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lookback, acquired QuickCast

synopsis: Lookback has acquired QuickCast, a screencasting app which has 15,000 users and 500,000 screencasts recorded on its platform. QuickCast allows recordings of up to 3 minutes and allows users to publish and share the recordings online. Each recording benefits from it's own unique URL and embed code to use on the user's own site.
buyer: Lookback
Lookback simplifies feedback with its app recording tool for iOS, Android, and Mac. It let's you record your feedback, user experiences, and bug reports. It also lets you see with the eyes of your users, where traditional mobile analytics doesn't reach. "
target: QuickCast
QuickCast is a screen recording application for Mac. It allows recordings up to 3 minutes with fast online publishing and sharing. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in United Kingdom.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lookback, acquired QuickCast

synopsis: Lookback has acquired QuickCast, a screencasting app which has 15,000 users and 500,000 screencasts recorded on its platform. QuickCast allows recordings of up to 3 minutes and allows users to publish and share the recordings online. Each recording benefits from it's own unique URL and embed code to use on the user's own site.
buyer: Lookback
Lookback simplifies feedback with its app recording tool for iOS, Android, and Mac. It let's you record your feedback, user experiences, and bug reports. It also lets you see with the eyes of your users, where traditional mobile analytics doesn't reach. "
target: QuickCast
QuickCast is a screen recording application for Mac. It allows recordings up to 3 minutes with fast online publishing and sharing. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in United Kingdom.
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closed 4/8/2015 via BusinessWire

Sprinklr, acquired Get Satisfaction

synopsis: Sprinklr, Inc. announced the acquisition of Get Satisfaction, an online customer community platform. Get Satisfaction is one of the industry’s largest online community platform providers. It helps companies provide modern, responsive, and cost effective customer support, while seeking customer feedback and ideas.
buyer: Sprinklr
Sprinklr is the most complete enterprise social media management technology in the world, purpose-built for large companies to drive business outcomes and manage customer experiences across all touch points. Sprinklr provides fully integrated social experience management software. "
target: Get Satisfaction
Get Satisfaction provides an online community platform connecting companies with customers to foster relationships that unlock new value for both sides. Companies such as General Electric, P&G, Target, Kellogg’s, ADP, and Sonos to SugarCRM and Prezi rely on Get Satisfaction.
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closed 3/30/2022 via Company Press Release

GoodHabitz B.V., acquired Helpr.ai

synopsis: GoodHabitz, a provider of online soft skills training in the Netherlands, has acquired Helpr, a conversational learning platform in the Netherlands. Helpr makes learning interactive, adaptive & activating through AI-driven educational chatbots. Their platform enables businesses to create effective training sessions that are tailored to their needs.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: GoodHabitz B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content relevant to their entire employee base. The company offers 150 courses that are available across eight languages. "
target: Helpr.ai
Helpr is a conversational learning platform in the Netherlands. Helpr makes learning interactive, adaptive & activating through AI-driven educational chatbots. Their platform enables businesses to create effective training sessions that are tailored to their needs.
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announced 1/28/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Agora, Inc., will acquire Easemob

synopsis: Agora, Inc., a pioneer and leading platform for real-time engagement APIs, will acquire Easemob, a leading provider of instant messaging APIs and customer engagement cloud services in China. The acquisition of Easemob will accelerate the realization of Agora's vision in making real-time engagement ubiquitous.
buyer: Agora, Inc. (API:$119.42)
Agora’s mission is to make real-time engagement ubiquitous, allowing everyone to interact with anyone, in any application, anytime and anywhere. Agora’s platform provides developers simple, flexible, and powerful APIs to embed real-time video and voice engagement experiences into their applications."
target: Easemob
Easemob is a leading provider of Instant Messaging (IM) APIs and customer engagement cloud services in China. Easemob’s customer engagement cloud is a Software-as-a-Service product enabling businesses to engage with their users and customers through chat, calls, or chatbot.
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closed 5/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc., a customer service software company, announced it has acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC, the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$1,338.60)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 145,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC
Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC is the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Exotel Techcom Pvt. Ltd., acquired Voyce

synopsis: Cloud telephony startup Exotel Techcom Pvt Ltd has acquired Voyce, a platform that allows businesses to gather customer feedback. Bangalore-based Exotel aims to strengthen its customer service offerings through the acquisition. Voyce enables businesses to engage with customers in real time through their on-premise feedback systems.
buyer: Exotel Techcom Pvt. Ltd.
Exotel is one of India’s largest cloud telephony companies. Their aim is to help businesses, both large and small, manage their business phone system via a virtual phone system. Exotel’s cloud telephony eliminates the need to invest in any hardware or maintenance. "
target: Voyce
Voyce is a platform that allows businesses to gather customer feedback and engage with customers in real time through on-premise feedback systems. It not only provides valuable customer feedbacks, but also categorizes them into key performance areas so businesses know what action to take and when.
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announced 4/28/2011 via

DST Systems, Inc., will acquire Finix Converge

synopsis: DST Systems, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire, through a subsidiary, the assets of Finix Converge, a technology firm that develops and distributes an enterprise social networking and media platform to enable firms to connect and collaborate with their constituents more effectively online.
buyer: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
DST Systems, Inc. provides sophisticated information processing and computer software products and services to support the mutual fund, investment management, insurance and healthcare industries. "
target parent: Finix Business Strategies, LLC
target: Finix Converge
Converge is a technology firm that develops and distributes an enterprise social networking and media platform to enable firms to connect and collaborate with their constituents more effectively online.
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$7.90
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$3
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closed 1/12/2010 via BusinessWire

Art Technology Group, acquired InstantService, Inc.

synopsis: ATG, the premier provider of commerce solutions, announced that it has acquired Seattle-based InstantService, a leading provider of live chat services, for $17.0 million in cash. The acquisition strengthens ATG’s leadership in the live help market by adding InstantService’s 300 customers to ATG’s ex
buyer: Art Technology Group (ARTG:$0.00)
A trusted, global specialist in e-commerce, ATG (Art Technology Group, Inc.) has spent the last decade focused on helping the world's premier brands maximize the success of their online businesses. "
target: InstantService, Inc.
InstantService, Inc. is an application service provider of integrated chat, email management, knowledge base and lead capture solutions that enable businesses and call centers to increase sales and improve online customer service.
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$16
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closed 9/17/2019 via BusinessWire

onQ merged with Jubi, Inc,

synopsis: onQ, a game-changing, digital communication and learning solution, has merged with Jubi, a change experience platform. The two companies have combined business operations to introduce a next-generation change experience platform that combines Jubi’s cloud-based employee engagement software with onQ’s employee listening solutions.
buyer: Jubi, Inc
Jubi is a next-generation cloud-based platform that engages employees in an ongoing process of progressive achievement. Jubi’s unique value proposition centers on the platform’s ability to drive validated behavioral and business outcomes, at large scale, for anybody of desired content. "
target: onQ
onQ is humanizing digital communications and learning, transforming static presentation media into dynamic, interactive experiences and engaging conversations. onQ's platform delivers actionable behavioral insights that facilitate improvements to content, communications, learning, and outcomes.
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announced 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jio, will acquire Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd

synopsis: Reliance Jio, the telecom operator that has revolutionized India with its generous data plans, has bought a majority stake in Haptik,  a startup that develops ‘conversational’ platforms and virtual assistants.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Jio
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has built a world-class all-IP data strong future proof network with latest 4G LTE technology. It is the only network conceived and born as a Mobile Video Network from the ground up and supporting Voice over LTE technology. "
target: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more.
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announced 7/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Vercom S.A., will acquire PushPushGo

synopsis: Vercom S.A., a Polish technology company providing cloud-based solutions in the CPaaS model, will acquire a 67.42% stake in PushPushGo, a Polish platform for sending automatic web push notifications. PushPushGo enables businesses to create and send automatic, fully personalized push notifications to their customers' desktop and mobile devices.
buyer: Vercom S.A. (WSE:VRC:$0.00)
Since 2005, Poland-based Vercom has been creating global cloud communication platforms (CPaaS) that enable companies to build and develop lasting relationships with recipients through multiple channels : communication : email, sms, push, instant messaging (OTT). "
target: PushPushGo
PushPushGo is a Polish platform for sending automatic web push notifications. PushPushGo enables businesses to create and send automatic, fully personalized push notifications to their customers' desktop and mobile devices. Their platform helps clients to generate more traffic and increase profits.
price ($mm)
$2.42*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Zoom, will acquire Solvvy

synopsis: Zoom Video Communications, Inc. will acquire Solvvy, a leading conversational AI and automation platform for customer support. Together, Zoom and Solvvy will offer elevated customer service experiences to a global enterprise base and work quickly to capitalize on new opportunities in contact center and customer support.
buyer: Zoom (ZM:$4,099.86)
Zoom helps businesses and organizations connect to others, share ideas, make plans, and build toward a future limited only by imagination. Its frictionless communications platform is the only one that started with video as its foundation, and Zoom has set the standard for innovation ever since. "
target: Solvvy
Solvvy is the leading Conversational AI platform for customer support. Solvvy enables fast, personalized resolutions for customers, improves agent productivity, and uncovers valuable insights that empower support leaders and their teams.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2022 via BusinessWire

Dixa ApS, acquired Solvemate GmbH

synopsis: Danish customer support innovator Dixa has acquired analytics leader Miuros, and automation pioneer Solvemate. Based in Berlin, Solvemate's customer service platform lets brands create a painless customer experience with the power of AI to give instant, personal, reliable answers via any customer-facing channel.
buyer: Dixa ApS
Headquartered in Copenhagen, Dixa is a customer engagement platform that creates value for brands and customers in a conversational, friendly, and engaging way called Customer Friendship. "
target: Solvemate GmbH
Based in Germanny, Solvemate is a leader in customer service experience automation. Its customer service platform is powered by smart conversational AI that allows companies to create chatbot conversations so service teams can focus their expertise where it matters most.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired Percept.AI

synopsis: Atlassian has acquired Percept.AI, an AI-powered virtual agent technology provider. They let customer service teams increase customer satisfaction and maintain it even as demand grows, and use automation to enable self-service, deflect contacts, and make agents more productive at scale.
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$2,430.82)
Atlassian is a leading provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. With over 100,000 global customers, Atlassian is advancing the power of collaboration with products including Jira, Jira Service Desk, Jira Ops, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and more. "
target: Percept.AI
Percept is the no-code AI Chatbot that understands customers. It lets customer service teams increase customer satisfaction and maintain it even as demand grows, and use automation to enable self-service, deflect contacts, and make agents more productive at scale.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Zurich Financial Services Group, will acquire AlphaChat

synopsis: Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer, will acquire AlphaChat, a conversational AI platform in Estonia. AlphaChat makes customer service more efficient. Their platform allows users to quickly set up automated AI chatbots for customer support. They help businesses to increase resolution rates and reduce agent workloads.
buyer: Zurich Financial Services Group (SWX:ZURN:$71,344.00)
Switzerland-based Zurich Insurance Group is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 215 countries and territories. "
target: AlphaChat
AlphaChat is a conversational AI platform in Estonia. AlphaChat makes customer service more efficient and customers happy. Their platform allows users to quickly set up automated AI chatbots for customer support. They help businesses to increase resolution rates and reduce agent workloads.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2021 via Company Press Release

CleverTap, acquired PatchUS

synopsis: CleverTap, the world’s leading user engagement and retention cloud, has completed the acquisition of Patch, a unique technology that enables businesses to brand and embed communication channels — including in-app voice, chat, and push notifications — directly into consumer apps.
buyer: CleverTap
CleverTap is a modern, integrated, retention cloud that empowers digital consumer brands to increase customer retention and lifetime value. For brands that understand and value user retention, CleverTap drives context and individualization with the help of a unified and deep data layer. "
target: PatchUS
Patch is a unique technology that enables businesses to brand and embed communication channels — including in-app voice, chat, and push notifications — directly into consumer apps. Patch is designed to provide seamless, contextual, and secure communications between companies and consumers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Exotel Techcom Pvt. Ltd., acquired Cogno AI

synopsis: Exotel, one of India’s largest cloud telephony companies, has acquired Cogno AI, a conversational AI company in India. Cogno AI enables businesses to set up world class customer experiences at scale. Their cloud-based platform allows agents to connect with customers across all digital touchpoints and features AI chatbots for common support queries.
buyer: Exotel Techcom Pvt. Ltd.
Exotel is one of India’s largest cloud telephony companies. Their aim is to help businesses, both large and small, manage their business phone system via a virtual phone system. Exotel’s cloud telephony eliminates the need to invest in any hardware or maintenance. "
target: Cogno AI
Cogno AI is a conversational AI company in India. Cogno AI enables businesses to set up world class customer experiences rapidly at scale. Their cloud-based platform allows live agents to connect with customers across all digital touchpoints and features AI chatbots for common support queries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/21/2021 via PR Newswire

LivePerson, Inc., acquired E-bot7

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational AI, has acquired e-bot7, a German conversational AI company. e-bot7 integrates artificial intelligence to increase the efficiency of customer service. Their chatbot automates customer-facing conversations to help businesses improve customer experiences, increase sales, and reduce costs.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$424.43)
LivePerson is a global leader in conversational AI. LivePerson makes life easier for people and brands everywhere through trusted conversational AI. Their AI-powered conversational cloud makes it easy for consumers to ask questions and make purchases in the messaging channels they use every day. "
target: E-bot7
e-bot7 is a German conversational AI company. e-bot7 integrates artificial intelligence to increase the efficiency of customer service. Their chatbot automates customer-facing conversations to help businesses improve customer experiences, increase sales, and reduce costs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

LeadDesk Oy, acquired GetJenny

synopsis: LeadDesk, a European SaaS contact centre software vendor, has acquired GetJenny Ltd, a Finnish company specialized in automating customer service with AI. GetJenny's JennyBot is a no-code chatbot that users can quickly teach and deploy. JennyBot solves customer inquiries automatically so companies can focus on more important tasks.
buyer: LeadDesk Oy (HLSE:LEADD:$16.30)
LeadDesk is a Finnish software company operating in the cloud-based software market in Europe. The company offers the LeadDesk cloud service for high volume sales and customer service and has grown to a leading cloud service vendor in sales and customer service in the Nordics. "
target: GetJenny
GetJenny is a Finnish company specialized in automating customer service with artificial intelligence. GetJenny's JennyBot is a no-code chatbot that users can quickly teach and deploy. JennyBot solves customer inquiries automatically so companies can focus on more important tasks.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
21.1x
closed 5/20/2021 via PR Newswire

TeamSupport, acquired SnapEngage, LLC

synopsis: TeamSupport, a B2B customer support and success software company, has acquired SnapEngage, a leading enterprise chat software for customer support and customer success teams. SnapEngage helps B2B businesses to drive customer engagement. Their premier chat platform enables their clients to capture more leads and lower cost per interaction.
buyer: TeamSupport
TeamSupport is an award-winning customer support software company purpose built for B2B software and technology companies. TeamSupport provides a comprehensive suite of post-sale customer support and customer success solutions that enable teams to work together to solve customer issues. "
target: SnapEngage, LLC
SnapEngage is a leading enterprise chat software for customer support and customer success teams. SnapEngage helps B2B businesses to drive customer engagement. Their premier chat platform enables their clients to capture more leads, increase CSAT/NPS and lower cost per interaction.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2021 via Company Press Release

Appier, will acquire BotBonnie

synopsis: Appier announced the acquisition of BotBonnie, an automated conversational engagement service company. BotBonnie uses a SaaS platform to create chatbots for companies with multiple online communication channels to strengthen online interaction with customers.
buyer: Appier (TSE:4180:$81.82)
Appier is a technology company in Taiwan that provides artificial intelligence (AI) platforms to help enterprises solve their most challenging business problems. Their AIXON platform uses machine learning and AI to turn data into insights to help businesses find and grow their target audience. "
target: BotBonnie
BotBonnie is an automated conversational engagement service company. BotBonnie uses a SaaS platform to create chatbots for companies with multiple online communication channels to strengthen online interaction with customers. Based in Taiwan, BotBonnie provides services for international brands.
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