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Planbox, acquired IdeaConnection

synopsis: Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-based AI-powered agile innovation management platforms, announced that it has acquired IdeaConnection, an open innovation platform and marketplace.
buyer: Planbox
Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Work Innovation solutions. Their family of products include Collaborative Innovation Management and Agile Project Management applications. Planbox is designed to be the agile crowdsourcing and idea management tool for everyone. "
target: IdeaConnection
IdeaConnection is an open innovation platform and marketplace. They offer the following services: Prize-based theoretical problem-solving, crowdsourcing, technology scouting, technical challenge writing, specialized skilled staff augmentation and prior art citation search.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

BeMyEye s.r.l., acquired Task360

synopsis: Europe’s leader in crowdsourced in-store Data as a Service (DAAS) announces acquisition of UK operator, Task360, in a move to consolidate the data-driven field marketing industry. Task360 is an app-based data collection system. It enables people to earn money collecting data for Clients; and Clients to get data by paying people to collect it.
buyer: BeMyEye s.r.l.
BeMyEye is the European leader in crowdsourced in-store Data as a Service (DAAS). BeMyEye is the innovative service using crowdsourcing for store checks, mystery shopping and field monitoring. "
target: Task360
Task360 is an app-based data collection system. It enables people to earn money collecting data for Clients; and Clients to get data by paying people to collect it.
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announced 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Planet Ventures Inc., will acquire Cucu Sports Limited

synopsis: Planet Ventures Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Cucu Sports, a sports influencer mobile technology platform based in the United Kingdom. Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks.
buyer: Planet Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PXI:($0.59))
Planet Ventures Inc. is a public investment issuer listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange, that is focused on investing in disruptive companies and industries that have high growth potential. "
target: Cucu Sports Limited
Cucu Sports & Entertainment is an online marketplace that allows Brands and Athletes to implement social media endorsement campaigns with just a few clicks. Their smart proprietary platform allows marketers to deliver their social media posts through the athletes’ social media.
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closed 10/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired FameBit, Inc.

synopsis: Online video and media giant, YouTube, through its parent company Alphabet Inc's Google has acquired Famebit, a YouTube marketing platform that connects YouTubers and other “influencers” with brands to create videos that are shared across the internet.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
YouTube allows billions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. "
target: FameBit, Inc.
Fame Bit is a YouTube marketing platform that enable brands to collaborate with YouTube influencers and create videos that are shared across the internet. It is a convenient method to find, hire and work with YouTube Influencers and create brand awareness with tutorial videos.
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closed 6/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bounce Exchange, acquired GoChime, Inc.

synopsis: Bounce Exchange, a New York-based marketing software company, has acquired direct marketing startup GoChime for an undisclosed amount. GoChime is an online marketplace that connects individuals with brands, based on information they post to their social media channels.
buyer: Bounce Exchange
Bounce Exchange is a marketing software company that has invented Behavioral Automation, a new class of enterprise marketing software. Bounce Exchange analyzes digital body language to make websites way more convenient and user-friendly. "
target: GoChime, Inc.
GoChime is a direct marketing startup. It is an online marketplace that connects individuals with brands, based on information they post to their social media channels.
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closed 7/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

InMobi, acquired AppBistro

synopsis: Mobile ad network InMobi has acquired MMTG Labs, a San Francisco startup that operates AppBistro, an application marketplace for Facebook pages, and AppGalleries, which is a white-label app store platform that is in use by the likes of Brit Media.
buyer: InMobi
InMobi is the world's largest independent mobile advertising network. With offices on five continents, it provides advertisers, publishers and developers with a uniquely global solution for advertising. Its network is delivers the unprecedented ability to reach 314 million consumers. "
target: AppBistro
AppBistro, offered by MMTG Labs, is an application marketplace for business with facebook pages. By using AppBistro businesses' can find apps that would improve their facebook page and developers get paid when a business chooses their app to be used on their facebook page.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BNC Analysis

DealBerg Technologies Pvt Ltd, acquired We Are Gadgets

synopsis: DealBerg Technologies, a B2B platform, enabling enterprises to taste the ecommerce ease and experience while being more efficient in their procurement activity, has acquired We Are Gadgets, an e-commerce platform that caters to businesses with gadgets such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones.
buyer: DealBerg Technologies Pvt Ltd
DealBerg.com is a B2B platform, enabling enterprises to taste the ecommerce ease and experience while being more efficient in their procurement activity. "
target: We Are Gadgets
We Are Gadgets is an e-commerce platform that caters to businesses with gadgets such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
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closed 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

EdCast, acquired Leapest

synopsis: EdCast, known as the operating system for the knowledge economy, announced the acquisition of Rotterdam-based Leapest. Founded in 2017, Leapest hosts three integrated training resource marketplaces on one platform, featuring over 5,000 learning products and instructors from all over the world.
buyer: EdCast
EdCast is a personal learning network to enhance human ability to collaborate and learn across educational materials, instructors,students and employers. EdCast Knowledge Cloud powers online learning portals built on OpenedX for world class institutions, enterprises, governments and non-profits. "
target: Leapest
Leapest is a corporate training ecosystem and a B2B Marketplace for training resources including courseware, eLearning, business simulations, certifications and instructor service. Their current catalog features key topics in IT training.
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closed 6/19/2018 via BusinessWire

Brightstar Corp., acquired Next Wireless

synopsis: Brightstar Corp., a company that distributes mobile phones and other devices, announced the acquisition of Next Wireless Group, a global technology company focused on online sales of new and used devices to consumers.
buyer parent: Softbank Corporation
buyer: Brightstar Corp.
Brightstar simplifies the wireless world, making mobile technology accessible to everyone. A subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., they are the world’s leading mobile services company for managing devices and accessories. "
target: Next Wireless
Next Wireless Group is an Irish-based privately-owned technology company involved in the selling of new and used mobile devices to consumers and businesses globally.
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closed 3/10/2016 via Company Press Release

Capital One Financial Corp., acquired Critical Stack, Inc

synopsis: Capital One, a diversified banking company, is acquiring Critical Stack, an innovative software security firm and highly regarded contributor to the open source community. Critical Stack offers free threat detection applications through its free Intel Market Place.
buyer: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF:$15,321.00)
Capital One Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One has one of the most widely recognized brands in America. "
target: Critical Stack, Inc
Critical Stack is an innovative software security firm and highly regarded contributor to the open source community. Critical Stack offers free threat detection applications designed to change the way organizations select, acquire, deploy and operate visibility and security tools.
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closed 9/10/2013 via Market Wire

AppDirect, acquired Standing Cloud

synopsis: AppDirect, the leading cloud service marketplace company, announced that it has acquired Standing Cloud, a leading provider of cloud management services, such as automated software packaging and orchestration that enable fast, seamless application deployment and management.
buyer: AppDirect
AppDirect is the leading cloud service marketplace company dedicated to revolutionizing the way businesses run. Its award-winning platform connects businesses, brands, and developers through a global network of partner marketplaces. "
target: Standing Cloud
Standing Cloud is a leading provider of cloud application marketplace and management solutions. Integrating application software with on-demand infrastructure, they deliver an automated application layer for cloud providers, technology solutions providers and ISVs.
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closed 12/3/2012 via PR Web

Clover Wireless, acquired YouRenew

synopsis: Clover Wireless announced the acquisition of YouRenew. YouRenew provides full service trade-in solutions for the wireless industry. Through its YouRenew and CorporateRenew services, YouRenew offers both businesses and consumers a convenient way to sell back and responsibly recycle their old electronic devices.
buyer: Clover Wireless
Clover Wireless is a global provider of private label trade-in, buy-back and repair services offering vertically integrated customizable solutions for carriers, retailers and OEMs. "
target: YouRenew
YouRenew provides full service trade-in solutions for the wireless industry. YouRenew was started in 2008 in New Haven, Connecticut, with the mission to incentivize consumers and businesses to renew old electronic devices rather than throw them in the trash.
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closed 9/17/2013 via Market Wire

CloudSpokes, acquired TopCoder

synopsis: Appirio, a global cloud services provider, announced that it has acquired TopCoder. By combining TopCoder's global capacity and design capability with CloudSpokes' expertise in cloud and advanced web technologies, Appirio and its customers now have access to nearly 600,000 of the world's best developers, designers and data analytics experts.
buyer parent: Appirio, Inc
buyer: CloudSpokes
CloudSpokes is the leader in crowdsourced cloud development work. The crowdsourcing marketplace matches companies who need development work with a worldwide community of more than 70,000 cloud experts. Founded in 2011, CloudSpokes is operated by Appirio. "
target: TopCoder
TopCoder is the world’s largest open innovation community of digital creators with more than a half million members representing algorithmists, software developers and creative artists globally. The community creates digital assets including analytics, software and creative designs and solutions.
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closed 6/21/2011 via PR Web

ECS Refining, acquired ServoTerra, Inc.

synopsis: ECS Refining, a recycling and end-of-life services company that specializes in electronics and industrial equipment, has acquired ServoTerra, a company with a SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform that provides a business-to-business e-commerce exchange for the remarketing and disposal of computer/IT equipment.
buyer: ECS Refining
ECS Refining is a full-service recycling and end-of-life services company that can help change the shape of what matters most to clients, to the industry, and to the planet. "
target: ServoTerra, Inc.
ServoTerra is a SaaS B2B e-commerce eXchange that enables a business to realize the true market value of their used capital assets over the life cycle. ServoTerra bridges the chasm between asset management and asset disposition to address a value-robbing problem.
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announced 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Shutterstock, Inc., will acquire TurboSquid

synopsis: Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies, will acquire TurboSquid, Inc., the world's leading source for stock 3D models. The acquisition establishes Shutterstock as the world's largest 3D marketplace.
buyer: Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK:$719.36)
Shutterstock is a global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies. Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos, and music. "
target: TurboSquid
TurboSquid is the world's leading source for stock 3D models. Their customers include over half of the Fortune 100 and various industries, including film and television, gaming, news media, advertising, and defense. Its asset management platform, Kraken, helps organizations order their 3D libraries.
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closed 6/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

CodersClan, acquired Binpress

synopsis: CodersClan, a community-driven marketplace for getting code tasks done, bought Binpress, a marketplace for commercial open-source. They provide a platform for developers to monetize their open-source projects and build sustainable business around it.
buyer: CodersClan
CodersClan is a community-driven marketplace for getting code tasks done: they're making software outsourcing easy. CodersClan provides clients with an easy and streamlined process for their software development needs minimizing any outsourcing overhead that exists today. "
target: Binpress
Binpress is a marketplace for commercial open-source. They provide a platform for developers to monetize their open-source projects and build sustainable business around it - thereby reducing total-cost-of-ownership and reduce risk for SMBs and enterprise to adopt open-source.
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closed 9/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Westcon Group, Inc., acquired Verecloud, Inc.

synopsis: Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading technology solutions, announced the acquisition of the assets of Verecloud, Inc., the developer of an advanced channel distribution platform for cloud and services solutions. Verecloud will be incorporated in Westcon Group's Cloud Solutions Practice.
buyer parent: Datatec Limited
buyer: Westcon Group, Inc.
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon Group's teams are located in 70+ countries around the globe. "
target: Verecloud, Inc.
Verecloud's® mission is to provide mid-market businesses and technology resellers with a single place to discover, buy, monitor and manage their cloud services. Their Nimbus platform features a marketplace of best-of-breed cloud services integrated into a single experience.
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closed 3/11/2014 via PR Web

Sysnet Global Solutions, acquired SaaS Markets

synopsis: SaaS Markets, the enterprise cloud marketplace provider, announces it has been acquired by Sysnet Global Solutions, a market leader in payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant retention solutions for acquiring organizations.
buyer: Sysnet Global Solutions
Sysnet Global Solutions provides payment card industry compliance services, specializing in PCI DSS compliance validation and merchant intelligence solutions. Sysnet offers a range of services, including its proprietary web based compliance management and merchant intelligence solution SysnetAIRTM. "
target: SaaS Markets
SaaS Markets–the enterprise app store company–builds branded app stores for the employee populations of large companies and their external business customers. Leading financial companies, retail brands, telecom.
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announced 7/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

SaaSMAX Corp, will acquire SaaSMAX Corp

synopsis: Dina M. Moskowitz, sole director of SaaSMAX, agreed to acquire SaaSMAX Corp., the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers.
buyer: SaaSMAX Corp
SaaSMAX Corp. is the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers. "
target: SaaSMAX Corp
SaaSMAX Corp. is the ultimate app marketplace, solution provider network and channel management program. SaaSMAX is a cloud-based B2B platform that automates and manages reseller transactions and commissions between Business Cloud App Vendors and Solution Providers/Value-added resellers.
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closed 5/23/2011 via BusinessWire

Conduit Ltd., acquired Wibiya

synopsis: Conduit Ltd., the largest global network of browser and mobile app publishers, announced the acquisition of leading web publishing solution and app platform, Wibiya. Wibiya offers a one-stop platform that allows web publishers to easily integrate, manage and track third party applications on their websites.
buyer: Conduit Ltd.
Conduit is the largest global network of web and mobile app publishers with over 260,000 members and their 230 million users. Conduit enables publishers to seamlessly encapsulate content and deploy it everywhere from browsers and web sites to all major mobile devices. "
target: Wibiya
Founded in 2008, Wibiya is the leading web application solutions provider, offering a one-stop platform that allows web publishers to easily integrate, manage and track third party applications on their websites. It provides fully customizable, easy-to-use web apps to more than 120,000 websites.
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closed 5/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Planbox, acquired IdeaConnection

synopsis: Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-based AI-powered agile innovation management platforms, announced that it has acquired IdeaConnection, an open innovation platform and marketplace.
buyer: Planbox
Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Work Innovation solutions. Their family of products include Collaborative Innovation Management and Agile Project Management applications. Planbox is designed to be the agile crowdsourcing and idea management tool for everyone. "
target: IdeaConnection
IdeaConnection is an open innovation platform and marketplace. They offer the following services: Prize-based theoretical problem-solving, crowdsourcing, technology scouting, technical challenge writing, specialized skilled staff augmentation and prior art citation search.
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closed 5/13/2020 via PR Newswire

Planbox, acquired IdeaConnection

synopsis: Planbox, a pioneer in cloud-based AI-powered agile innovation management platforms, announced that it has acquired IdeaConnection, an open innovation platform and marketplace.
buyer: Planbox
Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Work Innovation solutions. Their family of products include Collaborative Innovation Management and Agile Project Management applications. Planbox is designed to be the agile crowdsourcing and idea management tool for everyone. "
target: IdeaConnection
IdeaConnection is an open innovation platform and marketplace. They offer the following services: Prize-based theoretical problem-solving, crowdsourcing, technology scouting, technical challenge writing, specialized skilled staff augmentation and prior art citation search.
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announced 1/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Planbox, will acquire Imaginatik

synopsis: Planbox, the pioneering provider of AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management software, and Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in Corporate Innovation Management according to Forrester Research, will join forces to seize on the innovation boom.
buyer parent: BrainBank
buyer: Planbox
Planbox is the pioneering provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Work Innovation solutions. Their family of products include Collaborative Innovation Management and Agile Project Management applications. Planbox is designed to be the agile crowdsourcing and idea management tool for everyone. "
target: Imaginatik (AIM:IMTK:$4.37)
Imaginatik is the only innovation solution provider which has uniquely combined a proven innovation program with purpose-built idea management software to enable companies to achieve breakthrough and continuous innovation at scale.
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closed 7/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Planbox merged with BrainBank,

synopsis: Planbox, a leading cloud-based agile project management solution, has merged with BrainBank Software the pioneering platform for cloud based collaborative innovation management to create a unique best of breed agile work innovation offering in a $1B+ industry.
buyer parent: Planbox
buyer: BrainBank
Founded in 1999, BrainBank is the pioneering platform for cloud-based Innovation Management. Collaborate, develop and capitalize on the best ideas from your employees and community - customers, partners and suppliers. "
target: Planbox
Planbox offers a full featured, yet easy to use cloud-based agile project management tool. Teams in companies of all sizes can plan, collaborate and deliver work more efficiently.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

M-Files Inc., acquired Hubshare

synopsis: M-Files, the intelligent information management company, has acquired Hubshare to bolster external content sharing and collaboration. Headquartered in France, Hubshare offers a secure digital workplace portal that enhances user and client engagement through collaborative working, secure file sharing, and project management.
buyer: M-Files Inc.
M-Files is an AI-powered intelligent information management solution that connects all documents and information, across every platform and repository, then analyzes them to place them in context. "
target: Hubshare
France-based Hubshare enhances user and client engagement through collaborative working, secure file-sharing, and project management. The solution provides an all-in-one, customizable digital workspace that allows unlimited customer specific portals, each one unique to each customer's requirements.
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announced 1/20/2021 via BusinessWire

Citrix Systems, Inc., will acquire Wrike

synopsis: Citrix Systems, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wrike, a rapidly growing, recognized leader in the SaaS collaborative work management space.
buyer: Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS:$3,236.70)
Citrix builds the secure, unified digital workspace technology that helps organizations unlock human potential and deliver a workspace experience wherever work needs to get done. With Citrix, users get a work experience and its IT has a platform to manage technologies in cloud environments. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Wrike
Wrike transforms how teams work together to deliver high performance, accelerate business growth, and improve customer experience. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Wrike helps more than 20,000 organizations and 2M+ users across 140 countries do the best work of their life.
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announced 1/13/2021 via BusinessWire

Planview, Inc., will acquire Clarizen, Inc

synopsis: Planview, a global leader in Portfolio Management and Work Management, announced the company has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Clarizen, a project management software and collaborative work management company.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Planview, Inc.
Planview has one focus: enabling the transformation journey as organizations rewire strategy to delivery in today’s fast-paced, highly disruptive markets. Their solutions uniquely help organizations navigate this journey and accelerate on-strategy delivery at enterprise scale. "
target parent: K1 Investment Management
target: Clarizen, Inc
Clarizen, Inc. is a project management software and collaborative work management company. Clarizen uses a software as a service business model. Clarizen was established in 2006 and headquartered in San Mateo, California, with a research and development center in Israel.
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closed 11/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paylocity, acquired Samepage.io

synopsis: Paylocity, a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, announces the acquisition of Samepage, an all-in-one team collaboration solution. Samepage offers digital collaboration tools including task management, file sharing, real-time document collaboration and more.
buyer: Paylocity (PCTY:$570.40)
Paylocity is a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions. Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses tackle challenges while moving them toward the promise of tomorrow. "
target: Samepage.io
Samepage is an all-in-one team collaboration suite delivering a variety of work solutions through its cloud-based platform for today's modern workforce by combining file sharing, task management, screen sharing and real-time document co-editing.
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closed 12/18/2020 via BusinessWire

TA Associates, TPG Capital, acquired Planview

synopsis: TPG Capital, the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG, and TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced they have finalized the previously announced acquisition of Planview, a global leader in Portfolio Management and Work Management.
buyer: TPG Capital
buyer: TA Associates
TPG Capital is the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG. TA Associates is a leading global growth private equity firm. TA invests in profitable, growing companies with opportunities for sustained growth, and has invested in more than 500 companies around the world. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Planview
Planview is the global leader in work and resource management. They provide comprehensive solutions designed for strategic planning, portfolio and resource management, product innovation, capability and technology management, lean and agile delivery, and collaborative work and project management.
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Smartsheet, acquired 10,000ft

synopsis: Smartsheet, a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, has acquired 10,000ft, a SaaS platform that enables organizations to improve decision making and forecasting. 10,000ft offers a simple, collaborative software platform that features solutions for resource planning, project planning, time tracking, and reporting.
buyer: Smartsheet (:$300.18)
Smartsheet is a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes. "
target: 10,000ft
10,000ft is a SaaS platform that enables organizations to improve decision making and forecasting. 10,000ft offers a simple, collaborative software solution designed for the modern workforce. The platform features solutions for resource planning, project planning, time tracking, and reporting.
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alibaba Group, acquired Teambition

synopsis: Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, has acquired Teambition, a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
buyer: Alibaba Group (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba Group operates the leading online marketplace in retail and wholesale trade and aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. They provide technology and services to enable consumers, merchants, and other participants to conduct commerce in their ecosystem. "
target: Teambition
Teambition is a leading collaboration platform in China. Teambition provides cloud-based project management tools that allow users to collaborate on projects and share or edit documents in real time across departments, locations, and business units.
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Smartsheet, acquired TernPro, Inc.

synopsis: Smartsheet, a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, announced that it has acquired Seattle-based TernPro, Inc., makers of Slope, an application that makes it easy for teams to collaborate on and manage creative work.
buyer: Smartsheet (:$300.18)
Smartsheet is a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, empowering organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes. "
target: TernPro, Inc.
TernPro are the makers of Slope, an application that makes it easy for teams to collaborate on and manage creative work. Slope combines robust project management with capabilities like proofing, version control, and real-time collaboration, enabling people and organizations to increase efficiency.
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closed 11/29/2018 via Wall Street Journal

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Wrike

synopsis: Vista Equity Partners has taken a majority stake in Wrike Inc., a workplace management software startup. Wrike, Inc. is a fast-growing privately held corporation that gets thousands of new customers on board year after year and shows stable annual growth.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $31 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Wrike
Wrike is a San Jose, Calif.-based collaborative work management platform for high-performance teams, Wrike, Inc. is a fast-growing privately held corporation that gets thousands of new customers on board year after year and shows stable annual growth.
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closed 3/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Planisware, acquired Network Quality Intelligence

synopsis: Planisware, a global provider of Project and Product Portfolio Management software solutions, has acquired Network Quality Intelligence (NQI), a software company that specializes in the development of collaborative web solutions such as project management tools and project portfolio management tools (PPM).
buyer: Planisware
Planisware is a global provider of Project and Product Portfolio Management software solutions. Planisware's configurability accommodates the company's customers across a variety of industries and empowers users to align the solution with key business programs and portfolio management processes. "
target: Network Quality Intelligence
Network Quality Intelligence, a software company, specializes in the development of collaborative web solutions such as project management tools and project portfolio management tools (PPM) that allows customers to easily control the entire life cycle of their project portfolio.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

K1 Enterprise Software Investors, acquired Clarizen, Inc

synopsis: Private equity firm K1 Investment Management LLC has partnered with the management team of Israel-based software company Clarizen Inc. to execute a management buy out. Clarizen, Inc. is a project management software and collaborative work management company. Clarizen uses a software as a service business model.
buyer: K1 Enterprise Software Investors
K1 is an investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies globally. K1 seeks to help dynamic businesses achieve successful outcomes by identifying and executing organic and acquisition-based growth opportunities that position its companies as industry leaders. "
target: Clarizen, Inc
Clarizen, Inc. is a project management software and collaborative work management company. Clarizen uses a software as a service business model. Clarizen was established in 2006 and headquartered in San Mateo, California, with a research and development center in Israel.
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closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired Do.com

synopsis: Amazon has quietly made one more acquisition to build out the productivity services on its cloud platform AWS. The company has acquired Do.com, a startup that had built a platform to make meetings more productive by doing things like managing notes in preparation for them.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides trusted, cloud-based solutions to help meet business needs. The AWS Cloud makes a broad set of services, partners, and support options easily available to help make sure that they can focus on what will make their solution a success. "
target: Do.com
Do helps people run productive meetings and is on a mission to make work something people love. They provide a powerful, easy to use tool for managing meetings. With Do, the conversation is thoughtfully structured, people are accountable, and the outcomes are documented and shared.
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closed 1/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Planview

synopsis: Thoma Bravo LLC announced that it has completed its acquisition of Planview, the global leader in work and resource management (WRM). WRM is a category of software that provides a comprehensive approach across a broad range of work and resource types to increase innovation capacity and accelerate digital transformation.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Planview
Planview is the global leader in work & resource management, allowing organizations to easily achieve their business goals. They provide comprehensive solutions designed for strategic planning, portfolio & resource management, new product development, work collaboration & enterprise architecture.
price ($mm)
$800
rev ($mm)
$175
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired Trello, Inc

synopsis: Atlassian Corporation Plc, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, announced it has completed the acquisition of Trello, Inc., Trello has pioneered an intuitive, visual system that solves the challenge of capturing and adding structure to fluid, fast-forming work for teams.
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,802.92)
Atlassian provides software development and collaboration tools to help teams conceive, plan, build and launch great products. Organizations use Atlassian's issue tracking, collaboration and software development tools to work and deliver quality results on time and more efficiently. "
target: Trello, Inc
Trello is an online tool that offers a visual, flexible, and collaborative way to manage projects and get organized. Trello provides perspective and structure to users’ lives by giving them a broad overview and understanding of how and what needs to be done.
price ($mm)
$425
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closed 7/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Planbox merged with BrainBank,

synopsis: Planbox, a leading cloud-based agile project management solution, has merged with BrainBank Software the pioneering platform for cloud based collaborative innovation management to create a unique best of breed agile work innovation offering in a $1B+ industry.
buyer parent: Planbox
buyer: BrainBank
Founded in 1999, BrainBank is the pioneering platform for cloud-based Innovation Management. Collaborate, develop and capitalize on the best ideas from your employees and community - customers, partners and suppliers. "
target: Planbox
Planbox offers a full featured, yet easy to use cloud-based agile project management tool. Teams in companies of all sizes can plan, collaborate and deliver work more efficiently.
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closed 8/21/2014 via Market Wire

Changepoint, acquired Daptiv, Inc.

synopsis: Changepoint, a privately held company and leading provider of on-premise and hosted professional services automation and project portfolio management software, announced it has acquired Daptiv Solutions, LLC, the leading provider of pure SaaS-based PPM software.
buyer: Changepoint
Changepoint manages critical customer business processes allowing technology services and IT teams to deliver more customer value, make smarter business decisions, and achieve new efficiencies, while operating with strong financial acumen. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: Daptiv, Inc.
Daptiv is the leader in on-demand project management and collaborative business software that enables companies of all sizes to transform their mid-office business operations. Daptiv is based in Seattle.
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closed 8/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Planview, acquired Projectplace International AB

synopsis: Planview® has acquired project collaboration company Projectplace to significantly expand its offerings in the portfolio and resource management market. Based in Stockholm, Projectplace is a pioneer in cloud-based project collaboration, serving almost one million users during its 15 years in the market.
buyer: Planview
Planview is a global leader in portfolio management and project collaboration. From small teams to large enterprises, leaders in every industry rely on the company’s cloud solutions to empower organizations to reach their goals and drive results. "
target parent: InnovationsKapital
target: Projectplace International AB
Projectplace is a pioneer in cloud-based project collaboration, serving almost one million users. From the free ToDo collaboration tool to the complete project management platform, Projectplace brings secure and scalable collaboration to individuals, small businesses and large enterprises.
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closed 7/27/2010 via Market Wire

Parallax Capital Partners LLC, acquired Daptiv, Inc.

synopsis: Parallax Capital Partners, LLC (Parallax), a software and technical acquisition firm announced it has acquired Daptiv, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand project and portfolio management (PPM) software and services.
buyer: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
Parallax Capital Partners specializes in acquiring and operating software companies that have proven products and established customer bases. Parallax provides its portfolio companies with experienced management skills as well as cost effective infrastructure support. "
target: Daptiv, Inc.
Daptiv is the leader in on-demand project management and collaborative business software that enables companies of all sizes to transform their mid-office business operations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$20
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2013 via Company Press Release

Tom's Planner N.V., acquired Gantto Inc.

synopsis: Tom’s Planner has acquired Gantto Inc. Gantto, founded in 2010, provides an easy to use web-based project management application which reproduces the experience of sketching a project plan on a whiteboard.
buyer: Tom's Planner N.V.
Tom’s Planner is a web-based project planning system that allows anyone to easily create, share and publish online planning schedules (Gantt Charts) with drag and drop simplicity. "
target: Gantto Inc.
Gantto Inc. offers web-based project management application. It creates easy to use Online Gantt Charts.
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kujiale, acquired Modelo

synopsis: Kujiale, a China-based SaaS-enabled home decoration and design platform, has acquired Modelo, a cloud-based design and development communication platform for the AEC industry. Modelo offers a Design Asset Management (DAM) platform that enables users to visualize designs in 3D, provide design feedback, store project files, and more.
buyer: Kujiale
Kujiale is a China-based SaaS-enabled home decoration and design platform. Trusted by millions of brands and designers worldwide, Kujiale allows users to create 3D models, swap textures, and apply them in cutting edge AR, VR, 360-degree spins, floorplanning, and high-quality rendering solutions. "
target: Modelo
Modelo is a cloud-based design and development communication platform for the architecture, engineering and construction industries. Modelo offers a Design Asset Management (DAM) platform that enables users to visualize designs in 3D, provide design feedback, store project files, and more.
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