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closed 12/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Avero, LLC, acquired VinTank

synopsis: Avero announced the acquisition of winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually. The VinTank software will be rebranded as AveroBuzz.
buyer parent: TH Lee Putnam Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Avero, LLC
Created by restaurant operators for restaurant operators, Avero is the trusted technology partner for the hospitality industry. They empower restaurant professionals with the answers they need to transform their businesses and their lives. "
target parent: W2O Group
target: VinTank
VinTank is a winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually.
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closed 3/30/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired VinTank

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired VinTank, a social engagement and customer relationship management (CRM) platform, to enable and enhance its technology-enabled client service offerings, founded by Paul Mabray and James Jory to service winery and small business owners.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: VinTank
VinTank is the leading software solution for social media management for the wine and hospitality industry. Measuring over one billion conversations about wine, profiling over 30 million social wine consumers and serving over 1000 wine brands, VinTank helps wineries, restaurants and hotels connect.
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closed 6/1/2012 via BNC Analysis

WineDirect, acquired Vin65 Corp.

synopsis: Vin65 Corp has been acquired by WineDirect. Vin65 offers solutions for managing winery websites including website design, ecommerce, content management, and customer relationship management.
buyer: WineDirect
WineDirect is a provider of direct sales technology and services to the wine industry. It provides its clients with eCommerce technology, compliance tools, logistics solutions, shipping, and outbound telesales services and marketing programs that deliver access to new markets and new customers. "
target: Vin65 Corp.
Vin65 offers solutions for managing winery websites including website design, ecommerce, content management, and customer relationship management.
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closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

SevenFifty Technologies, Inc., acquired Bridge Technology

synopsis: Bridge, an alcohol software startup, has been acquired by SevenFifty Technologies, an online marketplace and communications platform for importers, producers, distributors, and retail buyers in the beverage alcohol industry. Bridge provides cutting-edge ecommerce, business intelligence, and content solutions for the beverage alcohol industry.
buyer: SevenFifty Technologies, Inc.
SevenFifty is an online marketplace and communications platform that helps importers, producers, distributors, and retail buyers connect and do business in a modern world. SevenFifty Daily is an online magazine about the business and culture of the beverage alcohol industry. "
target parent: Florida Funders
target: Bridge Technology
Bridge is a technology and data-driven solutions provider for the beverage alcohol industry. The company operates a cutting edge suite of ecommerce and business intelligence software as well as the beverage alcohol industry's most comprehensive premium content database.
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closed 10/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Untappd, Inc, acquired Oznr

synopsis: Next Glass, a leading global provider of software to the beverage alcohol industry, announced the acquisition of craft beverage technology solution, Oznr, formerly known as CraftCellr. Oznr is a leader in direct to consumer technology for the craft beverage industry.
buyer: Untappd, Inc
Untappd (Next Glass) develops software and creates experiences that connect enthusiasts, retailers, and producers in the beverage alcohol industry. Its award-winning Untappd mobile application is used by millions of beer enthusiasts around the world. "
target: Oznr
Oznr was founded in 2017 by Eric Thelen, Dharmesh Patel, and Colin Gray with the goal of creating a leading direct-to-consumer software system that successfully connected breweries and consumers through a mobile marketplace.
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closed 2/6/2008 via PR Newswire

Cultivate Systems, purchased the Wine Business Engine from Six88 Solutions

synopsis: Eric Binau, CEO of Cultivate Systems, announced the purchase of a competing product, the Wine Business Engine, from its parent company, Six88 Solutions. The Wine Business Engine was amongst the first web-based ecommerce solutions to cater to prestigious wineries in California.
buyer: Cultivate Systems
Cultivate Systems is the premier on-demand technology provider used by wineries to address the unique business challenges faced by artisan producers. Wineries choose Cultivate to manage release periods, ecommerce and offline orders, allocations, personal product offerings, and wine club shipments. "
seller: Six88 Solutions
Founded in 2000, Six88 Solutions develops software solutions for complex business problems in the wine industry. Six88 created ShipCompliant to meet an alcohol shipper's need for integrated shipping compliance checking.
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closed 1/11/2018 via Company Press Release

iD Systèmes S.A.S., acquired La Graine Informatique

synopsis: iD Systemes, a company that offers specialized software for the world of wines and spirits, has acquired La Graine Informatique, a company that develops software solutions for companies in the wine and spirits, beverage, and horticultural sectors. Both companies are based in France.
buyer parent: Capital Croissance SAS
buyer: iD Systèmes S.A.S.
Based in France, iD Systemes offers specialized software for the world of wines and spirits. iD Systemes' software covers all the needs of customers: from upstream (culture, harvesting) to management tools (ERP, CRM) through regulatory solutions (material accounting, customs declaration). "
target: La Graine Informatique
La Graine Informatique develops software solutions for companies in the wine and spirits, beverage, and horticultural sectors. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Beaucouzé, France.
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closed 10/1/2018 via Company Press Release

LivePerson, Inc., acquired Conversable, Inc.

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc. a leading provider of conversational commerce solutions, announced that it has acquired Conversable, a leading conversational intelligence platform focused on social and marketing use cases, with a speciality in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$233.78)
LivePerson makes life easier by transforming how people communicate with brands. Their conversational commerce solutions are used to orchestrate humans and AI, at scale, and create a convenient, deeply personal relationship. "
target: Conversable, Inc.
Conversable provides clients with online services and tools that allow them to improve their online interactions with individuals on existing social media and messaging platforms. Conversable's speciality is in conversational commerce for the quick service restaurant and hospitality industries.
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closed 6/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Dot Foods, Inc., acquired ShopHero

synopsis: Dot Foods, North America’s largest food industry redistributor, announced the acquisition of ShopHero, a leading grocery-focused ecommerce technology company. Since its founding in 2015, ShopHero has been dedicated to making ecommerce solutions accessible to grocery retailers of all sizes in communities across the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: Dot Foods, Inc.
Dot Foods carries 133,000 products from 1,000 food industry manufacturers making it the largest food industry redistributor in North America. Through Dot Transportation, the company distributes foodservice, retail and vending products to distributors in all 50 states and more than 55 countries. "
target: ShopHero
ShopHero is a pioneering leader in ecommerce and fulfillment solutions for the grocery industry. Their proprietary, state-of-the-art ecommerce platform enables established brick-and-mortar grocers to expand their reach via modern, white-labeled web and mobile channels.
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announced 1/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Applied Data Corporation, will acquire ShopperKit

synopsis: Applied Data Corporation (ADC), the leading provider of Fresh Item Management technology for grocery and convenience stores, announced that they have entered into an agreement to acquire ShopperKit, Inc., the first enterprise-class software built for ecommerce retail fulfillment.
buyer: Applied Data Corporation
Applied Data Corporation (ADC) is the leading provider of Fresh Item Management technology for grocery and convenience stores. FreshIQ® allows users to effectively plan, prepare, analyze, and deliver the fresh food items shoppers want. "
target: ShopperKit
ShopperKit, Inc. is the first enterprise-class software built for ecommerce retail fulfillment. ShopperKit empowers grocers to extend their brand through the online shopping experience by managing all in-store activities related to fulfillment, customer communication, and execution of online orders.
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closed 1/6/2021 via BusinessWire

NCR Corporation, acquired Freshop, Inc.

synopsis: NCR Corporation, a leading provider of retail solutions that run the store, announced the acquisition of grocery e-commerce leader Freshop. Adding e-commerce to NCR’s leading retail core point-of-sale platform will give retailers the ability to quickly deploy “buy-online, pickup-in-store” capabilities to serve their customers’ needs directly.
buyer: NCR Corporation (NCR:$6,462.00)
NCR Corporation is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail and hospitality industries. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with 36,000 employees globally. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries. "
target: Freshop, Inc.
Freshop’s platform helps grocers grow their business. Their goal is to help retailers with the tools to compete in today’s digital grocery marketplace. Freshop's team will walk their customers through the whole process, and continue to support their customers in managing their customers’ experience.
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announced 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Mi9 Retail, will acquire MyWebGrocer, Inc.

synopsis: Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of end-to-end software solutions for retailers, wholesalers, and brands, announced that it has signed a contract to acquire MyWebGrocer, a leading software and digital media company to the grocery and Consumer Packaged Goods industries.
buyer parent: Respida Capital
buyer: Mi9 Retail
Mi9 Retail is the fastest growing provider of enterprise software for retailers, wholesalers, and brands. Mi9 enables leading retailers to automate and optimize their entire Plan-to-Sell™ process, from planning to executing, influencing, and selling merchandise in-store, online, and on any device. "
target parent: HGGC, LLC
target: MyWebGrocer, Inc.
MyWebGrocer is a leading software and digital media company connecting Retailers, Manufacturers and Consumers through its suite of modular products and services. The company’s offerings span the entire digital shopper journey, from inspiration, through intent and purchase.
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announced 6/26/2018 via BusinessWire

SWIIM, will acquire OnFarm

synopsis: Ag Tech and farm water management leader SWIIM System has completed negotiations for the acquisition of Fresno-based OnFarm Systems Inc., a leading Internet of Things data integrator and provider of software and analytics tools that help farmers simplify their data while improving their efficiency, profitability and sustainability.
buyer: SWIIM
SWIIM System is offered as a full service, turn-key solution that produces a very accurate on-farm water budget. It provides cost-effective, field- or crop-level, actionable data including flow, consumption and subsurface water loss. "
target: OnFarm
OnFarm’s cloud based agriculture management software enables near plug-n-play adoption of hardware and data solutions from industry leading companies. Nearly any type of data is available in OnFarm from sensors, meters, controls, and equipment, through imaging.
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closed 1/17/2018 via PR Newswire

Instacart, acquired Unata

synopsis: Instacart, the technology-driven, nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service, has acquired Unata, the award-winning provider of 1-to-1 digital solutions for grocers. Unata enables 1-to-1 eCommerce, eCircular and eLoyalty experiences, powering the entire digital grocery experience through a single platform.
buyer: Instacart
Instacart is building the best way for people everywhere in the world to shop for groceries. Using a phone or the web, users can order groceries and have them delivered to their door in minutes. Users can choose from a variety of local stores including Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco and many more. "
target: Unata
Unata has been redefining the grocery shopping experience since its inception in 2011. Their 1-to-1 platform powers the entire digital customer experience for grocery retailers across North America, including eCommerce, the eFlyer, digital coupons and offers, eCatering and digital Loyalty.
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closed 2/6/2014 via PE Hub

MyWebGrocer, Inc., acquired Buy 4 Now

synopsis: HGGC announced that it has completed the acquisition of Buy4Now Technology Group, a Dublin, Ireland-based provider of eCommerce software solutions to grocery and retail clients in Europe. Buy4Now will operate as a subsidiary of MyWebGrocer, Inc.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: MyWebGrocer, Inc.
MyWebGrocer drives digital connections between consumers, grocery retailers, and Consumer Packaged Goods brands, offering a breadth of shopper marketing services supported by a comprehensive technology platform. "
target: Buy 4 Now
Buy4Now Technology Group is Ireland’s leading provider of eCommerce solutions using the ‘Software as a Service’ model. They provide eCommerce software solutions to grocery and retail clients in Europe.
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closed 10/28/2015 via Yahoo, Inc.

Paid Inc., acquired BeerRun Software

synopsis: Paid Inc. has acquired BeerRun Software, a brewery management software application, from SWK Technologies, Inc. It offers a single-database batch/process manufacturing solution that empowers brewers to run their business at optimum production levels.
buyer: Paid Inc. (OTCPK:PAYD:$0.19)
Paid Inc. offers entertainers and business entities comprehensive web-presence and related services supporting and managing clients’ official websites and fan-community services including e-commerce, user-generated content, client content publishing, social network management, and more. "
target parent: SilverSun Technologies, Inc.
target: BeerRun Software
BeerRun is a brewery management software application that is used by craft breweries of all sizes. It can run in a browser on a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android, or other smartphone — as well as with BeerRun's desktop application.
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closed 9/15/2014 via PR Web

Granbury Restaurant Solutions, acquired eWinery Solutions

synopsis: Granbury Solutions has completed the acquisition of eWinery Solutions, an innovative provider of e-commerce, wine club, wine production and point-of-sale solutions and is known for providing feature rich, flexible technology and excellent service to many leading wineries nationwide.
buyer: Granbury Restaurant Solutions
Granbury Restaurant Solutions is a leading provider of restaurant technology specializing in complete solutions for pizza delivery, quick service, and fast casual restaurant operations. Its point-of-sale solutions help restaurant owners operate more profitably and securely. "
target: eWinery Solutions
eWinery Solutions is an innovative provider of e-commerce, wine club, wine production and point-of-sale solutions and is known for providing feature rich, flexible technology and excellent service to many leading wineries nationwide.
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closed 11/28/2017 via PR Web

Kazzit, Inc., acquired Syndical

synopsis: Kazzit Inc., a Phoenix-based international online winery guide, has acquired Syndical Inc., a national events syndication company based in Portland, Oregon who publishes the public events of businesses and organizations that use frequent event marketing to drive brand awareness.
buyer: Kazzit, Inc.
Kazzit, Inc. operates an online wine community that connects wineries, vineyards, restaurateurs, collectors, and enthusiasts in the United States and internationally to help them to share information about their services, products, experiences, and consumer needs. "
target: Syndical
Syndical is an application that allows users to find and schedule events, including sharing them through social networking. Marketers have the opportunity to advertise events and services that can be highly targeted by time, location, and topic.
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closed 10/21/2020 via PR Newswire

Encompass Technologies merged with Orchestra Software,

synopsis: Encompass Technologies, the provider of a cloud-based ERP system is specifically built for the distribution industry, has merged with Orchestra Software. With the merger, the companies will be able to leverage their combined expertise and software to connect every link of the supply chain and provide an unprecedented level of integration.
buyer: Orchestra Software
Orchestra is the Enterprise Resource Planning software and services solution for the Craft Beverage Industry. Orchestra's software provides a single source of the truth, empowering drinksmiths to make better, more informed business decisions at every turn. "
target: Encompass Technologies
Encompass Technologies has created a comprehensive network of software solutions. The customizable, cloud-based ERP system is specifically built for the distribution industry and functions to fit unique business needs with products like warehouse management, sales execution, logistics, and more.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Magalu, acquired VipCommerce Sistemas LTDA

synopsis: Magazine Luiza has announced the acquisition of Brazil-based VipCommerce, an e-commerce platform focused on food retailing. The tool creates digital stores for supermarkets and also offers inventory management technology.
buyer: Magalu (BOVESPA:MGLU3:$5,218.21)
Magazine Luiza (Magalu) is one of Brazil's largest retailers, operating through physical stores and website. Magalu operates over 880 stores and 9 distribution centers. Magalu also offers complementary products and financial services such as consumer credit, insurance and consortium. "
target: VipCommerce Sistemas LTDA
Brazil-based VipCommerce is an e-commerce platform focused on food retailing. The tool creates digital stores for supermarkets and also offers inventory management technology. In all, the company offers technology to more than 100 supermarket chains, with 400 stores located in 18 states.
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closed 12/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Avero, LLC, acquired VinTank

synopsis: Avero announced the acquisition of winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually. The VinTank software will be rebranded as AveroBuzz.
buyer parent: TH Lee Putnam Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Avero, LLC
Created by restaurant operators for restaurant operators, Avero is the trusted technology partner for the hospitality industry. They empower restaurant professionals with the answers they need to transform their businesses and their lives. "
target parent: W2O Group
target: VinTank
VinTank is a winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually.
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closed 3/30/2015 via BusinessWire

W2O Group, acquired VinTank

synopsis: W2O Group announced that it has acquired VinTank, a social engagement and customer relationship management (CRM) platform, to enable and enhance its technology-enabled client service offerings, founded by Paul Mabray and James Jory to service winery and small business owners.
buyer: W2O Group
W2O Group is an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms focused on integrated business solutions to drive change and growth through "pragmatic disruption" for the world's leading brands and organizations. "
target: VinTank
VinTank is the leading software solution for social media management for the wine and hospitality industry. Measuring over one billion conversations about wine, profiling over 30 million social wine consumers and serving over 1000 wine brands, VinTank helps wineries, restaurants and hotels connect.
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closed 12/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Avero, LLC, acquired VinTank

synopsis: Avero announced the acquisition of winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually. The VinTank software will be rebranded as AveroBuzz.
buyer parent: TH Lee Putnam Ventures, L.P.
buyer: Avero, LLC
Created by restaurant operators for restaurant operators, Avero is the trusted technology partner for the hospitality industry. They empower restaurant professionals with the answers they need to transform their businesses and their lives. "
target parent: W2O Group
target: VinTank
VinTank is a winery social media and reputation management software VinTank. Considered "Mission Control for Customer Conversations," VinTank formerly powered over 1,200 wineries, while processing and analyzing 1 billion social media conversations annually.
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closed 8/15/2018 via PR Newswire

Rising Sun Ventures, acquired Eyenalyze, Inc.

synopsis: Rising Sun Ventures announces its purchase of a majority stake in Eyenalyze, an Arkansas-based software firm specialized in data analytics for restaurant owners and franchises. Its subscription-based service empowers restaurant managers, executives and business owners with customized, data-driven insights to maximize profitability.
buyer: Rising Sun Ventures
Rising Sun Ventures (RSV) is a private investment firm. RSV has a portfolio of companies with a focus on algorithmic data aggregation and analysis. It operates globally and is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA. "
target: Eyenalyze, Inc.
Eyenalyze is an analytics tool for restaurant owners that helps manage profitability by delivering real-time financial reporting data on sales, invoices and labor on any device. Their API retrieves daily updates from POS, Vendor/Supplier, Ingredient/Menu, Payroll, Credit Card, and Banking systems.
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closed 9/10/2020 via BusinessWire

North American Bancard, acquired SALIDO

synopsis: North American Bancard (NAB), one of the largest electronic payment processors in the United States, has acquired SALIDO, a leading hospitality technology provider. SALIDO's innovative Restaurant Operating System (Restaurant OS) enables restaurants to manage every aspect of their business.
buyer: North American Bancard
North American Bancard (NAB) is one of the largest electronic payment processors in the United States. NAB provides a modern end-to-end infrastructure to enable globally preferred payment types. Their solutions deliver seamless payment experiences in mobile, online, and in-store environments. "
target: SALIDO
SALIDO is a leading hospitality technology provider. SALIDO's innovative Restaurant Operating System (Restaurant OS) enables restaurants to manage every aspect of their business. They offer solutions for POS, online ordering, tableside ordering, reporting, inventory management and more.
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announced 8/19/2020 via Company Press Release

Nithit Sahornlak, will acquire ITEC Software Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Nithit Sahornlak, a former shareholder of ITEC Software Co., Ltd., will acquire a 51% stake in ITEC Software from Com7, a retailer of IT products in Thailand. ITEC Software is a provider of point of sale (POS) software solutions in Thailand. Their POS software enable businesses to more efficiently take orders and keep track of payments and stock.
buyer: Nithit Sahornlak
Nithit Sahornlak is a former shareholder of ITEC Software Co., Ltd. "
target parent: Com7 Public Company Limited
target: ITEC Software Co., Ltd.
ITEC Software is a provider of point of sale (POS) software solutions in Thailand. ITEC Software offers POS solutions for retailers and restaurants. Their POS software features inventory management solutions and enable businesses to more efficiently take orders and keep track of payments and stock.
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announced 8/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Mad Mobile, will acquire Cake Corporation

synopsis: Mad Mobile, Inc., a leading mobile platform for enterprise restaurants and retailers, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire CAKE, a restaurant technology company based in Silicon Valley and owned by Sysco Corporation. The CAKE Point-of-Sale (POS) solution serves more than 5,000 restaurant locations.
buyer: Mad Mobile
Mad Mobile is an Apple Mobility Partner for enterprise retail and restaurants. Mad Mobile's unique technology modernizes legacy POS systems to launch mobile-first experiences for employees and customers including Mobile POS, Mobile Ordering, Self-Checkout, Contactless Payment, and Curbside Pickup. "
target parent: Sysco Corporation (SYY)
target: Cake Corporation
CAKE is a company offering restaurant-specific technology solutions. CAKE's platform seamlessly integrates front and back of house restaurant operations, allowing restaurant owners and operators to achieve unparalleled visibility into and control over their POS and other business operations.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kitchens Centre, acquired Posify

synopsis: Kitchens Centre has acquired Posify, a technology-driven management solution for Food & Beverage brands. It allows brands to manage orders on a single platform, while also helping with inventory management, billing and delivery tracking.
buyer: Kitchens Centre
Founded in 2019 by Lakshay Jain, Kitchens Centre offers turnkey solutions to cloud kitchens—right from providing commercial space and kitchen infrastructure to assisting with branding, order management, delivery and maintenance services. "
target: Posify
Based in India, Posify is a technology driven management solution powering all the food & beverage business models running in the market. Posify empowers restaurants with the tools to get their business online, interact with customers and improve their operational performance.
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closed 11/21/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Newtek Business Services, Inc., acquired POS on Cloud

synopsis: Newtek Business Services Corp., an internally managed business development company, has acquired a 51% interest in POS on Cloud, a Kentucky-based limited liability company. POS on Cloud developed a secure, affordable, easy-to-use cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) system for restaurant, retail, assisted living, parks, and golf course businesses.
buyer: Newtek Business Services, Inc. (NEWT:$58.59)
Newtek Business Services Corp. is an internally managed Business Development Company, which along with its controlled portfolio companies, provides a wide range of business and financial solutions under the Newtek brand to the small- and medium-sized business market. "
target: POS on Cloud
POS on Cloud provides a secure cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) system for restaurant, retail, assisted living, parks, and golf course businesses. The company provides payments and purchase technology solutions, as well as solutions for inventory, customer management, reporting, and more.
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closed 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired Itwercs

synopsis: Jonas Software, a leading enterprise management software company servicing 20 vertical markets, has acquired Point of Sale Enterprise, LLC (“ITWERCS”). ITWERCS provides a world-class cloud-based enterprise software for restaurants.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software operates independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective markets. They supply industry leading enterprise management software & related services to 20 vertical markets."
target: Itwercs
ITWERCS' cloud platform was originally launched in 2007 inside a major restaurant brand and provides a robust and comprehensive solution which covers Point of Sale, payments, kitchen display systems, scheduling, inventory, marketing & loyalty, and waitlist & reservations.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

DineOut, acquired Torqus Systems

synopsis: Times Internet’s restaurant booking service Dineout has acquired Pune-based SaaS company Torqus which provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services.
buyer parent: The Times Group
buyer: DineOut
DineOut is an online restaurant reservation platform. Dineout Services Pvt Ltd. operates dineout.co.in, a personal dining out concierge for restaurant, cafe/lounge, pub/bar, and club bookings for parties/groups in South Delhi, West Delhi, Central Delhi, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida, and Faridabad. "
target: Torqus Systems
Pune-based SaaS company Torqus provides restaurant management software. Torqus offers point-of-sale management, customer data management, delivery tracking, SMS marketing, and supply chain management services. It was started by Tanmay Ratnaparkhe and Suneet Kulkarni in 2013 as a PoS service.
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closed 10/3/2018 via PR Newswire

SpotOn, acquired EmaginePOS

synopsis: SpotOn has announced the acquisition of EmaginePOS, which will enable SpotOn to equip restaurants and bars nationwide with an industry-leading POS solution. The cloud-based EmaginePOS platform offers elite reporting capabilities, remote management, Pay-at-the-Table and online ordering functionality.
buyer: SpotOn
SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company redefining the merchant services industry. They bring together payment processing and a robust software solution, giving merchants richer data and tools that empower them to market more effectively to their customers. "
target: EmaginePOS
EmaginePOS is a Web-based point of sale (POS) system for the restaurant industry. The company’s POS lets users to service guests, track tables, clock-in, customize orders, pay anytime, print anywhere, and more; and transforms data into reports, insights, guidance, alerts, and action packed charts.
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closed 9/18/2018 via Company Press Release

Infor, acquired Vivonet, Inc.

synopsis: Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, announced it has acquired Vivonet, Inc., an industry leader in cloud-based hospitality solutions. Vivonet processes millions of transactions every month for thousands of customers across Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud, providing complete suites that are designed to support progress. With 15,000 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Vivonet, Inc.
Vancouver, BC-based Vivonet offers solutions for POS, kiosks, kitchen systems, payments, labor scheduling, and food and labor cost management. Vivonet products are deployed at more than 4,000 locations, with customers including Sodexo, Booster Juice, Burger 21, Pita Pit, and more.
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closed 5/10/2017 via PR Web

Exatouch, acquired MobileNosh

synopsis: Electronic Payments, a provider of merchant services and payment processing solutions, has acquired MobileNosh to enhance the experience of SMBs using Exatouch Point of Sale. MobileNosh is a Mobile & Online ordering platform. It allows merchants to build and manage a menu in the Cloud and extend mobile and online ordering to their clients for free.
buyer parent: Electronic Payments, Inc.
buyer: Exatouch
Exatouch® is a feature-rich point of sale system that empowers businesses with the latest tools and features to increase productivity and manage their business. It's essential to have a solution that is secure, fast, redundant, and supports the latest payment technologies. "
target: MobileNosh
MobileNosh is a Mobile & Online ordering platform for Restaurants and Food Trucks. Restaurants can tie their web and social media presence to the online ordering capabilities provided by MobileNosh. Additionally their online store can accessed via the MobileNosh website or the MobileNosh app.
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closed 5/9/2016 via PR Newswire

Upserve, Inc., acquired Breadcrumb

synopsis: Upserve announced that it has acquired Breadcrumb from Groupon, creating the industry's largest cloud-based restaurant management platform serving more than 6,000 restaurants in every U.S. state. Breadcrumb is a fully featured point of sale system for restaurants, bars and nightclubs built to run in the cloud and on Apple iPad devices.
buyer: Upserve, Inc.
Upserve puts everything restaurateurs need to know in one place, providing real-time guidance to empower local restaurants to unlock their full potential. One of the fastest-growing companies in the restaurant technology space, restaurants use Upserve to manage more than 20 million meals per month. "
target parent: Groupon, Inc.
target: Breadcrumb
Breadcrumb is a suite of powerful, cloud-based iPad and smartphone tools that help businesses operate faster, know their customers better and maximize revenue. Their products include flexible, affordable iPad point-of-sale products and payments solutions for cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
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closed 6/24/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hello Curry, acquired Fire42

synopsis: Hello Curry, a Hyderabad-based Indian fast food chain, has acquired cloud and mobile-based point-of-sale systems start-up Fire42. Fire42 is a one stop platform for restaurants, designed to help operations, management and marketing work more in sync, while providing more convenience and value for customers.
buyer: Hello Curry
Hello Curry is a Hyderabad, India food delivery start-up. They are a unique fast food concept that offers authentic Indian cuisine. "
target: Fire42
Fire42 is a one stop platform for restaurants, designed to help operations, management and marketing work more in sync, while providing more convenience and value for customers.
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closed 9/19/2014 via BusinessWire

PAR Technology Corporation, acquired Brink Software

synopsis: PAR Technology Corporation, a prominent provider of integrated technology solutions to the hospitality industry, announced that it has acquired Brink Software, Inc., a fast emerging provider of cloud based point of sale (POS) software for restaurants.
buyer: PAR Technology Corporation (PAR:$180.96)
PAR Technology Corporation is an industry leader in systems and service solutions for the hospitality industry. For more than 30 years, PAR has developed technology solutions for hospitality companies: restaurant, hotel, spa, retail, entertainment venues and cruise ships. "
target: Brink Software
Brink Software is a provider of Cloud Software solutions to the hospitality industry. Brink POS is a modern point of sale solution for both quick and table service restaurants and cafés.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 1/9/2013 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Vivonet, Inc.

synopsis: US private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Vivonet, Inc., a Vancouver, British Columbia-based point of sale software and systems business for the restaurant industry. Prior to Marlin Equity’s acquisition, Vivonet was venture-backed.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a Los Angeles, CA-based private equity firm with over $1 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Vivonet, Inc.
Vivonet is a Software as a Service (SaaS) Provider that processes millions of transactions every month for customers in the restaurant industry across Canada and the United States.
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closed 5/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

Groupon, Inc., acquired Breadcrumb

synopsis: Groupon has just acquired Breadcrumb, a small startup that builds point-of-sale systems for iOS devices.
buyer: Groupon, Inc. (GRPN:$2,503.80)
Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in more than 300 markets around the world. Groupon uses collective buying power to offer unbeatable prices and provide a win-win for businesses and consumers, delivering more than 650 daily deals globally. "
target: Breadcrumb
Breadcrumb is a completely mobile, flexible, and modern hospitality point of sale system designed to refresh the approach to restaurant management. Breadcrumb uses wireless, off-the shelf touch devices and cloud computing to deliver a superior POS experience.
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closed 1/11/2010 via Market Wire

Dinerware, Inc., acquired DishCloud

synopsis: Dinerware, Inc., a leading developer of restaurant POS (point of sale) software, announced the acquisition of privately held DishCloud, a Web-based ordering service. DishCloud, based in Seattle, is a strategic addition to the Dinerware point-of-sale software platform.
buyer: Dinerware, Inc.
Dinerware provides restaurant (point of sale) systems to fine dining, cafes, nightclubs, bars, fast casual, counter service, QSR, hotels, casinos, golf courses and wineries. "
target: DishCloud
DishCloud features a user-friendly interface, delivery and pickup systems, secure credit card processing and a restaurant-branded look-and-feel. DishCloud's remotely hosted web application is built as a web ordering hub.
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closed 12/3/2020 via PR Newswire

HungerRush, acquired OrdrAI

synopsis: HungerRush, a CapStreet portfolio company, has acquired OrdrAI, a leading text and voice ordering provider for the restaurant industry. This acquisition will extend the capabilities of the HungerRush Restaurant Management System through the addition of a text-to-order solution.
buyer parent: CapStreet Partners
buyer: HungerRush
HungerRush offers a fully integrated restaurant management system. The easy-to-use, highly configurable system includes digital ordering, loyalty and rewards, delivery management and support, takeout and curbside communications, no-contact capabilities, reporting, and management. "
target: OrdrAI
OrdrAI develops digital ordering systems based on conversational AI that enables fast and convenient ordering from restaurants using the SMS function of a mobile device. OrdrAI's technology interprets orders with a high level of accuracy to increase customer satisfaction and drive repeat business.
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

PayFacto, acquired Veloce

synopsis: PayFacto Payments Inc., a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region, has acquired Veloce, a leading provider of POS systems. Veloce offers a mobile and fully customizable POS system for restaurants, retail stores, bars, tourism, and more.
buyer: PayFacto
PayFacto is a leading payment solutions provider with offices in Canada, the United States and Asia-Pacific region. Boasting a vast range of services and recognized payment solutions, PayFacto helps companies and organizations take control of their electronic transactions. "
target: Veloce
Veloce is a leading provider of POS systems. Veloce offers a mobile and fully customizable POS system for restaurants, retail stores, bars, tourism, and more. Their POS systems are extremely reliable and helps their clients to maximize the efficiency and profitability of their business.
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announced 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Lightspeed POS, will acquire Gastrofix GmbH

synopsis: Lightspeed POS Inc., a leading omnichannel point of sale platform, will acquire Gastrofix, a market leader for cloud-based POS hospitality software in Germany. Gastrofix offers a mobile iPad POS system that completely replaces proprietary cash registers, gastro-cash desks and PC POS systems.
buyer: Lightspeed POS (TSX:LSPD:$221.73)
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business. "
target: Gastrofix GmbH
Gastrofix is a market leader for cloud-based POS hospitality software in Germany. Gastrofix offers a mobile iPad POS system that completely replaces proprietary cash registers, gastro-cash desks and PC POS systems. Gastrofix enables restaurants and hotels to more efficiently manage their operations.
price ($mm)
$102
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$13
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EV / rev
10.1x
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Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.
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$221.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($88.19)
EBIT ($mm)
($110.55)
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Ticker: PAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PAR Technology Corporation
PAR Technology Corporation
PAR Technology Corporation is an industry leader in systems and service solutions for the hospitality industry. For more than 30 years, PAR has developed technology solutions for hospitality companies: restaurant, retail, entertainment venues and cruise ships.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$180.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($13.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: ASX:MSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MSL Solutions
MSL Solutions
MSL Solutions is a global provider of SaaS solutions to the sports, leisure and hospitality sectors. MSL Solutions helps venues move their POS transactions from behind the counter to make ordering and payments faster. They offer solutions to golf clubs, pubs, stadiums, higher education and more.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$18.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.14)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.64)
Net Income ($mm)
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0
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Ticker: KLSE:CUSCAPI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cuscapi
Cuscapi
Cuscapi is Asia’s leading Food & Beverage business management solutions provider, offering a comprehensive range of integrated solutions. The company also offers business management solutions, information technology security solutions, and contact center outsourcing services.
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rev ($mm)
$7.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: IBRC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iBrands Corporation
iBrands Corporation
iBrands Corporation owns two operating subsidiaries, iSoftware, Inc. and iMenu24/7, Inc., both targeted to providing consumer online ordering and related technologies for the worldwide restaurant industry. iSoftware, Inc. owns all of the proprietary software for the Company.
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$0.13
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.15)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: FOUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shift4 Payments
Shift4 Payments
Shift4 Payments is the leader in secure payment processing solutions, powering the top point-of-sale and software providers across numerous verticals, including Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Lodging, Gaming, Retail, and e-Commerce.
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