Like Fyoosion

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
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closed 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Qualtrics, acquired usermind

synopsis: Experience management software giant Qualtrics has acquired Usermind, a Seattle marketing startup that helps companies acquire, retain, and service customers. Usermind is a leader in the “Journey Orchestration” market, which includes companies that help clients analyze customer relationships and facilitate relevant personalized communication.
buyer: Qualtrics (:$894.40)
Qualtrics, the world’s No. 1 Experience Management (XM) platform and creator of the XM category, is changing the way organizations manage and improve the four core experiences of business—customer, employee, product, and brand. "
target: usermind
Usermind empowers enterprises to actively shape customer experiences with the first real-time Experience Orchestration (XO) Platform. With Usermind’s XO Platform, enterprises can monitor customers and orchestrate 1:1 experiences across channels, systems, and teams.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gorilla Corporation, acquired MarketingXpress

synopsis: Gorilla Corporation, a leader in global partner marketing technologies and services, announced they have acquired MarketingXpress, a software company that specializes in building channel marketing platforms, based out of Rotterdam, Netherlands.
buyer: Gorilla Corporation
Gorilla Corporation is a leading provider of vendor partner marketing technologies and services for the IT channel. Gorilla enables next-generation partnering and helps technology vendors build broad channel ecosystems and partner programs and ensure scalable revenue growth. "
target: MarketingXpress
MarketingXpress is a software company that specializes in building channel marketing platforms, based out of Rotterdam, Netherlands. MarketingXpress is one integrated environment for improving marketing, sales and partner development.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

ChapsVision, acquired NP6 SAS

synopsis: ChapsVision is continuing its acquisitions as part of its external growth strategy with the acquisition of NP6. NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty.
buyer: ChapsVision
ChapsVision is a French company aiming to become the European leader in data analysis software solutions. ChapsVision enables government organizations and businesses to solve intelligence and data analysis problems using a powerful cognitive platform for analysts and business users. "
target parent: Groupe BPCE
target: NP6 SAS
NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty. From a single and intuitive interface, businesses can centralize their data, segment their audiences, and communicate with their customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zoovu, acquired SEMKNOX GmbH

synopsis: Zoovu, the global leader in conversational search and digital buying assistance, announced the acquisition of German-based data and semantic search experts SEMKNOX. Semknox’s enhanced data cleansing capabilities deliver 100% machine readable, structured data to drive the next generation of conversational search technology.
buyer: Zoovu
Zoovu is the global leader in conversational search and digital buying assistance. Zoovu helps increase sales with digital assistants for more than 2,500 companies worldwide. Zoovu is a leading SaaS provider and strategic partner with expertise in 1,000+ product categories in B2C and B2B. "
target: SEMKNOX GmbH
SEMKNOX is a German-based data and semantic search expert. Semknox’s enhanced data cleansing capabilities deliver 100% machine readable, structured data to drive the next generation of conversational search technology, improving keyword optimization, digital marketing, and virtual assistants.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Audienzz AG, acquired Zulu5 AG

synopsis: Switzerland-based Audienzz has acquired Zulu5, a Swiss developer and provider of tools for digital advertising monitoring and quality assurance. With the acquisition, Audienzz is strengthening its position in digital advertising and investing in more transparency and quality in the national and international online advertising market.
buyer parent: NZZ-Mediengruppe
buyer: Audienzz AG
Audienzz is a digital advertising specialist and a leading provider of premium environments in Switzerland. Their proprietary data management platform enables data insights for advertisers, agencies, and publishers. "
target: Zulu5 AG
Zulu5 is a Swiss technology service provider and developer of tools for digital advertising. Zulu5 has developed a unique technology that can be used to monitor digital advertising in real time and increase transparency and quality in the digital advertising market.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Evergage

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), has acquired Evergage, Inc., a company that develops a cloud-based platform for digital marketers to increase engagement of their visitors and users through real time one-to-one personalized experiences.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$20,286.00)
Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies to create a 360° view of their customers. "
target: Evergage
Evergage, Inc. develops a cloud-based platform for digital marketers to increase engagement of their visitors and users through real time one-to-one personalized experiences.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired DataTiger

synopsis: Apple has acquired U.K.-based digital marketing firm DataTiger in a move that could bolster the tech giant's already prodigious marketing apparatus. DataTiger is a set of tools that enables users to build marketing software that puts data to work.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: DataTiger
DataTiger is a set of tools that enables users to build marketing software that puts data to work. Using DataTiger is the fastest and easiest way to increase retention & monetisation. DataTiger can be used as an online tool, to import data and set up user flows in minutes.
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closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Force24, acquired SoAmpli

synopsis: Force24, a leading marketing automation company, has acquired SoAmpli, a digital marketing agency that combines human and artificial intelligence to provide the best content for sales teams to share on social media, connecting them with relevant prospects.
buyer: Force24
Based in the Uk, Force24 is a leading marketing automation company. They are a team of lead nurturing and creative experts that employ their proprietary automation platform to deliver results driven cross channel campaigns. "
target: SoAmpli
Based in the UK, SoAmpli is a digital marketing agency that combines human and artificial intelligence to provide the best content for sales teams to share on social media, connecting them with relevant prospects.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ogury, acquired Influans

synopsis: Ogury, consumer data specialist on mobile routes acquires Influans, which has built a cloud platform based on artificial intelligence. Influans' campaigns are thirty times more efficient than typical digital marketing campaigns, the best of which deliver only limited returns.
buyer: Ogury
Based in the UK, Ogury is the leading mobile data company, providing the most comprehensive, 360-degree view of global user behavior across both app and mobile web usage. Their proprietary technology enables Ogury to build accurate mobile user profiles available, using first-party behavioral data. "
target: Influans
Influans' campaigns are thirty times more efficient than typical digital marketing campaigns, the best of which deliver only limited returns. Created by big data veterans, the Influans cloud platform leverages the most advanced big data and machine learning technologies.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TF1 Group, acquired Gamned!

synopsis: TF1 Group announces that it has taken a majority stake in Gamned!, a pioneer and expert in programmatic media, founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon and Anthony Spinasse. By acquiring Gamned!, TF1 Group aims to leverage the qualified audiences of its new digital arm with programmatic effectiveness.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,585.65)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target: Gamned!
Founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon (CEO) and Anthony Spinasse (COO), Gamned! is a Paris-based independent programmatic media sales platform that is pioneering digital advertising campaigns (RTB).
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announced 9/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Insight Venture Partners, will acquire Episerver AB

synopsis: Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences, announced it has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Insight Venture Partners, a New York based global private equity firm focused on high-growth investments in the technology sector.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Insight has raised more than $18 billion and invested in over 300 companies worldwide. "
target parent: Accel-KKR
target: Episerver AB
Episerver connects digital commerce and digital marketing to help organizations create unique digital experiences for their customers, with measurable business results. Episerver empowers digital leaders to embrace transformational strategies to deliver standout experiences for customers.
price ($mm)
$1,160
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closed 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Absolute Direct Marketing Ltd, acquired Telescope Studios Limited

synopsis: Absolute Direct Marketing (Absolute DM), a UK-based direct marketing production agency, has acquired Telescope Studios, a marketing production services agency in the UK. Telescope Studios specializes in digital asset management (DAM), web design and development, multi-channel publishing, print design and production.
buyer: Absolute Direct Marketing Ltd
Absolute Direct Marketing (Absolute DM) is a UK-based direct marketing production agency. Absolute DM uses their expertise in direct marketing, point of sale, print, and data to help their clients create and manage their communication and print requirements across all relevant direct channels. "
target: Telescope Studios Limited
Telescope Studios is a marketing production services agency in the UK. The company specializes in digital asset management (DAM), web design and development, multi-channel publishing, print design and production. Their DAM solution allows companies to manage and optimize their digital assets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/25/2018 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired AppNexus

synopsis: AT&T has acquired AppNexus, a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
buyer: AT&T (T:$172,920.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target: AppNexus
AppNexus is a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate and transform their businesses.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

Schneps Communications, purchased BlankSlate Pages from BlankSlate

synopsis: Schneps Communications, owner of Brownstoner and a host of other local media outlets and events, has acquired the BlankSlate Pages software platform. BlankSlate Pages is a local marketing solution that powers mini-sites for businesses that allow them to be easily found and promote their businesses online.
buyer: Schneps Communications
Schneps Communications publishes QNS.com, HomeReporter.com, The Queens Courier, Courier Sun, Ridgewood Times, Times Newsweekly, BORO Magazine, LIC Courier Magazine, The Brooklyn Spectator, Spectator News and many other media outlets and events. "
seller: BlankSlate
BlankSlate Pages is a local marketing solution that powers mini-sites for businesses that allow them to be easily found and promote their businesses online. Publishers use Pages for guide sections and directories like Brownstoner Services.
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closed 10/12/2017 via PE Hub

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired Inspired Thinking Group Limited

synopsis: Equistone Partners Europe has acquired a majority stake Inspired Thinking Group (“ITG”), a Birmingham-headquartered technology-led provider of outsourced marketing services. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an investment firm, which operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. They look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target parent: Bridgepoint
target: Inspired Thinking Group Limited
Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) is a specialist marketing services and technology business. ITG helps global brands and retailers deliver their multi-channel marketing more efficiently and effectively, utilising its proprietary software platform, “MediaCentre”.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$118
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

ADEX, acquired Batch Media GmbH

synopsis: ADEX, a global technology specialist for data management, has acquired Batch Media GmbH. Batch Media services clients and their online ad campaigns. By offering individual ad verification solutions Batch Media ensures a brand safe environment and compliance of ad delivery to the original media plan.
buyer parent: ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
buyer: ADEX
The ADEX is a global technology specialist for data management. A data management platform was developed for technology that segments and analyzes data from a large variety of sources. Customers then use the relevant data for internal purposes, or allow it to be used by external partners. "
target: Batch Media GmbH
Batch Media services clients and their online ad campaigns. By offering individual ad verification solutions batch Media ensures a brand safe environment and compliance of ad delivery to the original media plan.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Liquidus Marketing, acquired Cofactor

synopsis: TEGNA Inc. announced it has sold ShopLocal LLC, which has been doing business as Cofactor, to Liquidus Marketing, a digital marketing solutions company. Cofactor is a digital marketing company that connects online and offline shoppers across all channels and devices.
buyer: Liquidus Marketing
Liquidus delivers the power to drive scalable, multi-screen digital advertising campaigns using an innovative solutions platform of dynamic, technologically advanced products and highly-targeted programmatic media services. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: Cofactor
Cofactor help marketers easily onboard all their content, activate it, and then dynamically distribute it to drive sales. Cofactor helps bridge the divide between digital and physical worlds, and enables brands to intelligently deliver content everywhere, driving sales locally.
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closed 8/22/2016 via Market Wire

Miteno, acquired Media.net

synopsis: Media.net, a key player in the ad-tech space, announced the closing of its acquisition by a Chinese Consortium led by Mr. Zhiyong Zhang, the chairman of Beijing Miteno Communication Technology Co. Ltd. This completes the first step toward Media.net being acquired by, and integrated into, Beijing-based Miteno.
buyer: Miteno
Miteno specializes in IT infrastructure investments & operations and mobile Internet operations and services, providing customers with quality, efficient products and services. After years of growth, it has achieved its strategic objectives in new-generation information technology fields. "
target: Media.net
Media.net is a leading global advertising technology company that develops innovative products for both publishers and advertisers. Media.net has built one of the most comprehensive portfolios of advertising technology across search, mobile, display, native, local, products and video.
price ($mm)
$900
rev ($mm)
$232
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Marlin Equity Partners, purchased Marketing Applications from Teradata Corporation

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has completed an Asset Purchase Agreement and acquired the Marketing Applications business from Teradata Corporation. Teradata Marketing Applications is a leading provider of marketing operations and marketing execution software solutions and associated services.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
seller: Teradata Corporation (TDC:$2,268.00)
Teradata Marketing Applications is a leading provider of marketing cloud applications and services, including solutions for Marketing Resource Management, Digital Marketing, Omni-Channel Marketing and Data Management.
price ($mm)
$90
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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
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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*
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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*
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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.
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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*
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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)
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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:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: tbh
tbh is an app for teens to give positive feedback to their friends. With over 2.5 million users, tbh is one of the fastest growing social networks of all time. They are based in Oakland, California.
price ($mm)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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2020
rev ($mm)
$232.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.29
EBIT ($mm)
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884
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Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
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year
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rev ($mm)
$177.70
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: AIM:INTQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InternetQ PLC
InternetQ PLC
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year
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$14.25
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axélero S.p.A.
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$51.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.31
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
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$1.49
Employees
21
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SITO Mobile Ltd.
SITO Mobile Ltd.
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$42.50
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
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Ticker: ICMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation
Intelligent Communication Enterprise Corporation
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year
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$9.66
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
($3.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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MobileBits Holdings Corp.
MobileBits Holdings Corp.
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year
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rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.59)
Net Income ($mm)
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Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$1.57
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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LiveRamp
LiveRamp
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2020
rev ($mm)
$429.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.18)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1150
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Marin Software
Marin Software
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$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: TSE:7068
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
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2019
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EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: MKTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Responsys
Responsys
Responsys is a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions that enable companies to engage in relationship marketing across the interactive channels customers are embracing; email, mobile, social, the web and display.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$194.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.63
Net Income ($mm)
$0.79
Employees
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Ticker: VELT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Velti plc
Velti plc
Velti is a global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology and solutions that enable brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media to implement highly targeted, interactive and measurable campaigns by communicating with and engaging consumers via their mobile devices.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$189.20
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1036
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Synacor, Inc.
Synacor, Inc.
Synacor is the trusted technology development, multiplatform services and revenue partner for video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers, and enterprises.
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2020
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$84.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.80
EBIT ($mm)
($9.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: OTCPK:PROM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Propel Media
Propel Media
Propel Media, Inc. is a performance digital media company bringing together video and display advertising across desktop, application and mobile screens to offer advertisers, applications, and web site publishers a robust full-service solution for today’s ever-changing digital landscape.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$64.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.60
EBIT ($mm)
$22.68
Net Income ($mm)
$3.64
Employees
42
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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.
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2020
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$6.16
EBITDA ($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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