Like Dubsmash, Inc.

closed 12/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., acquired Dubsmash, Inc.

synopsis: Reddit, an online community for creating, sharing, and discussion, has acquired Dubsmash, a short video platform. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows. Dubsmash will retain its own platform and brand, and Reddit will integrate its video creation tools.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Dubsmash, Inc.
Dubsmash is a video sharing platform and mobile application for iOS and Android devices. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows.
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announced 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

ShareChat, will acquire MX TakaTak

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

LinkedIn Corporation, acquired Jumprope, Inc.

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

ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corporation, acquired Lomotif

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

Clash App, acquired Byte Inc.

synopsis: Clash, a creator monetization company, announced it is purchasing the Byte app, a leading short-form video platform. Byte, which was the most downloaded app in the App Store in summer 2020, will continue to have the same great in-app experience, with new monetization tools and features coming soon.
buyer: Clash App
Clash is building the next-generation monetization platform for creators and fans. Clash is a short-form video-sharing app that lets users record and share 21-second videos to a community known as “Clashers”. "
target: Byte Inc.
byte is a video app for communities. In January 2020, Byte was released. The platform was a near clone of Vine: Users could upload short, looping videos to an audience of followers. Unlike Vine, certain metrics, like follower counts, were hidden.
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closed 12/3/2020 via Company Press Release

VSCO, acquired Trash, Inc.

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

Corsair, acquired EpocCam

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

PicsArt, acquired D'efekt

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

Twitter, Inc., acquired Chroma Labs

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

Vimeo, LLC., will acquire Magisto

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

TikTok, acquired GeoGif

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

YY Inc., acquired Bigo Technology Pte LTD

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

ShareChat, acquired Clip App

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

TTC Protocol, acquired ALIVE, Inc.

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

Niantic, Inc., acquired Evertoon, Inc.

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

Tinder, Inc., acquired Wheel

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

GoPro, will acquire Replay

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

GoPro, will acquire Splice App

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

Google Inc., acquired Fly Labs

synopsis: Leading global start up accelerator Dreamit announced Dreamit alumni Fly Labs was acquired by Google and will become part of the Google Photos team. Fly Labs is a New York City-based start up that created popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target parent: DreamIt Ventures
target: Fly Labs
Fly Labs creates the popular video editing apps Clips, Fly, Tempo, and Crop on the Fly, all aimed at helping people make the most of their photos and video. Fly Labs apps have been downloaded more than 3 million times in over 150 different countries, creating more than 20 million videos.
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closed 7/11/2016 via BusinessWire

LifeLogger Technologies Corp, acquired Pixorial Inc.

synopsis: LifeLogger Technologies Corp announced it had completed the acquisition of key assets of Pixorial, Inc. Pixorial is a personal photo and video sharing platform that includes functionality to organize and discover all the media from a person’s life.
buyer: LifeLogger Technologies Corp (OTCPK:LOGG:$0.00)
LifeLogger Technologies Corp. has developed a Web APP software solution providing users the ability to capture, store and live stream your memories. They are device agnostic, allowing you to use your iOS, Android solution or other wearable camera and/or sensors solutions. "
target: Pixorial Inc.
Pixorial is a personal photo and video sharing platform that includes functionality to organize and discover all the media from a person’s life so they can enjoy it how they want. Pixorial is capable of delivering a universal service for collecting all the photos and videos from life experiences.
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$0.43
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closed 12/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., acquired Dubsmash, Inc.

synopsis: Reddit, an online community for creating, sharing, and discussion, has acquired Dubsmash, a short video platform. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows. Dubsmash will retain its own platform and brand, and Reddit will integrate its video creation tools.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Dubsmash, Inc.
Dubsmash is a video sharing platform and mobile application for iOS and Android devices. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows.
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closed 12/14/2020 via BNC Analysis

Reddit, Inc., acquired Dubsmash, Inc.

synopsis: Reddit, an online community for creating, sharing, and discussion, has acquired Dubsmash, a short video platform. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows. Dubsmash will retain its own platform and brand, and Reddit will integrate its video creation tools.
buyer parent: Advance, Inc.
buyer: Reddit, Inc.
Reddit is a community of millions of users around the world engaging in the creation of content and the sharing of conversation across tens of thousands of topics. Reddit allows users to submit, comment, and vote on content, breaking news, discussions, sports, and more posted on its website. "
target: Dubsmash, Inc.
Dubsmash is a video sharing platform and mobile application for iOS and Android devices. Dubsmash lets users record videos of themselves that are dubbed over with audio from songs, movies, music, and TV shows.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Wired Magazine, acquired reddit.com

synopsis: Wired Digital, online home of Wired magazine , has acquired reddit.com, a leading social aggregation news site that empowers its users to select and rank web content. Reddit, based in Boston, will relocate to San Francisco where Wired magazine and Wired Digital are based. The four founders will continue to direct reddit as Wired Digital employees.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Wired Magazine
Wired Magazine delivers the intelligence readers need on the topics that matter most: Technology and innovation. Science and medicine. Business and global politics. Arts and culture. The best new products and more. "
target: reddit.com
reddit is a community web site where users can post links to content on the web. Other users may then vote the posted link up or down, causing it to appear more or less prominently on the reddit home page.
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closed 9/15/2011 via BNC Analysis

The Ratings Guy, LLC merged with iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.,

synopsis: Veteran healthcare industry executives announced the combination of their companies. The Ratings Guy, LLC, an online rating system, will now be part of iVantage Health Analytics, to provide a single source of business intelligence solutions to help providers address the complex requirements of managing under the new healthcare.
buyer: iVantage Health Analytics, Inc.
iVantage Health Analytics' information products integrate market intelligence, quality and performance benchmarking with innovative delivery platforms to help customers pinpoint key tactical advantages. "
target: The Ratings Guy, LLC
The Ratings Guy, LLC offers an online rating system for lifestyle websites.
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closed 11/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Wired Magazine, acquired reddit.com

synopsis: Wired Digital, online home of Wired magazine , has acquired reddit.com, a leading social aggregation news site that empowers its users to select and rank web content. Reddit, based in Boston, will relocate to San Francisco where Wired magazine and Wired Digital are based. The four founders will continue to direct reddit as Wired Digital employees.
buyer parent: Advance Publications, Inc.
buyer: Wired Magazine
Wired Magazine delivers the intelligence readers need on the topics that matter most: Technology and innovation. Science and medicine. Business and global politics. Arts and culture. The best new products and more. "
target: reddit.com
reddit is a community web site where users can post links to content on the web. Other users may then vote the posted link up or down, causing it to appear more or less prominently on the reddit home page.
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closed 10/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Reelgood, acquired Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: Reelgood, a startup aimed at helping cord cutters find shows and movies to watch on the services they subscribe to, has bought Guidebox, a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others.
buyer: Reelgood
Reelgood is the world's most extensive streaming guide, with every TV show and movie available to stream online. Browse through every TV series and movie and sort by title, release year, genre, IMDB rating, and, most important - see where to watch it. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox is a streaming availability data provider which powers Roku, TVGuide, Metacritic and others. Guidebox began its life in 2012 as a consumer-facing website that brought together full show and episode data in one place, then pointed users where they could watch.
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closed 3/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

1st Leads LLC, acquired Bingoport.co.uk

synopsis: Gaming Realms has sold UK-based Bingoport.co.uk and Freebingohunter.com to 1st Leads, a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. Bingoport reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
buyer: 1st Leads LLC
1st Leads is a performance marketing and lead generation specialist. 1st Leads generates highly qualified, highly targeted sales leads and actionable market intelligence. They specialize in working with high tech companies that have complex products and complex sales cycles. "
target parent: Gaming Realms plc
target: Bingoport.co.uk
Bingoport.co.uk is the UK's largest and most trusted free bingo site. Bingoport monitors and reviews UK online bingo sites so users know which sites offer the best experience for them to play. Freebingohunter.com offers bingo website reviews and online bingo games through their website.
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cancelled 4/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

ColorTV, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc.

synopsis: ColorTV, an end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs and streaming devices, cancelled an acquisition of Guidebox Inc., the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands.
buyer: ColorTV
ColorTV is the end-to-end platform for broadcasters to promote, personalize and attribute content on connected TVs. ColorTV's platform provides a diverse suite of data, discovery and analytics solutions for Connected TV, built to empower networks to compete in the new connected TV ecosystem. "
target: Guidebox Inc.
Guidebox Inc is the OTT video search and discovery metadata provider to nearly 50 television brands. Guidebox is a technology that enables TV viewers to search for and discover TV programming on connected TV platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Google Home, Android, iOS, and web.
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closed 1/28/2011 via PR Newswire

Oversee.net, acquired ShopWiki.com

synopsis: Oversee.net®, which operates successful comparison sites in the travel and financial services sectors, has acquired ShopWiki Corp., parent of the multinational Internet shopping search engine. ShopWiki helps users find places to purchase products for sale on the web by intelligently searching and organizing nearly half a billion consumer offerings.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. "
target parent: Generation Partners
target: ShopWiki.com
ShopWiki, founded in 2005, has shopping comparison websites serving 11 countries in North America, Europe and Australia. The sites help users find places to purchase products for sale on the web by intelligently searching and organizing nearly half a billion consumer offerings.
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closed 8/30/2005 via BusinessWire

eBay, acquired Shopping.com

synopsis: eBay today completed its previously announced acquisition of Shopping.com, a leader in online comparison shopping and consumer reviews. In accordance with the terms of the acquisition agreement as announced on June 1, 2005, eBay acquired all outstanding shares of Shopping.com stock for total consideration of approximately $634 million.
buyer: eBay (EBAY:$11,662.00)
eBay pioneers communities built on commerce, sustained by trust and inspired by opportunity. eBay enables e-commerce on a local, national and international basis with an array of websites that bring together millions of buyers and sellers every day. "
target: Shopping.com
Shopping.com is a global leader in online comparison shopping with sites in the U.S., U.K. & France. According to comScore Media Metrix, it is the third largest shopping destination on the web. The company's mission is to help shoppers use the power of information to find, compare & buy anything.
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closed 5/12/2010 via Company Press Release

The Nile Project, Inc., acquired Localyte

synopsis: NileGuide, the go-to website for great travel recommendations and custom trip planning, announced the acquisition of Localyte’s platform and community, featuring original travel recommendations from a community of tens of thousands of content contributors around the world.
buyer: The Nile Project, Inc.
Through a global network of local experts and content partnerships with many of the world’s most trusted travel publishers, NileGuide provides a one-stop resource that makes the trip planning process fast, fun and personalized, helping travelers make the most of their trips. "
target: Localyte
Localyte.com connects travelers with Localytes: local people and services in travel destinations. A Localyte is a local person living in a travel destination who is passionate about sharing their knowledge with travelers.
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closed 3/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Adseek, llc, acquired BlogCatalog

synopsis: Adseek Media, a company that creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration, acquired Blogcatalog.com, the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers.
buyer: Adseek, llc
AdSeek creates greater value for both advertisers and publishers by combining the latest advertising technology with expert strategy and administration. Their advanced decision-making platform enables them to analyze ad supply and demand on a vast scale in only a fraction of a second. "
target: BlogCatalog
BlogCatalog is the best place on the web to find blogs and bloggers. Bloggers can utilize the site to share their work, promote their blogs and connect with other bloggers. Readers can find the best blogs about their personal interests and create their own personal feed from their favorite blogs.
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closed 8/1/2012 via BusinessWire

Answers Corporation, acquired ResellerRatings.com

synopsis: Answers announced that it has acquired ResellerRatings, the web’s leading independent resource for helping shoppers find the best online retailers. Nearly two million visitors per month come to ResellerRatings to read merchant reviews before making purchase decisions, and over one thousand merchant reviews are added each day.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Answers Corporation
Established in 1998, Answers Corporation is the industry’s top destination for Q&A content. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. "
target: ResellerRatings.com
Founded in 1998, ResellerRatings is the leading resource for shoppers looking for consumer-generated ratings and reviews of online merchants. Its mission is to offer first-hand customer accounts of online retailers to highlight the best and help shoppers avoid the rest.
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announced 3/1/2007 via PR Newswire

CitySearch, will acquire Insider Pages

synopsis: Citysearch, an operating business of IAC has agreed to acquire Insider Pages, a leading reviews-based local search company located in Redwood City, California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: IAC/InterActiveCorp
buyer: CitySearch
Citysearch is a leading integrated local search, directory and media company that connects consumers and merchants. By delivering trusted content Citysearch empowers users to make informed decisions about where to spend their time and money. "
target: Insider Pages
Insider Pages is a local search engine/online yellow pages built around the concept that the best way to find a local business is through a personal recommendation. Users of the site have created over 500,000 customer reviews of local businesses.
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closed 6/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Memory Lane, Inc., acquired schoolFeed, Inc.

synopsis: United Online, Inc. announced that it has acquired schoolFeed, Inc., owner of a Top 25 Facebook app and a leading online high school network, to enrich its Classmates business domestically and its StayFriends brand internationally. schoolFeed will now be owned by Memory Lane, Inc., a subsidiary of United Online.
buyer parent: United Online, Inc.
buyer: Memory Lane, Inc.
Memory Lane, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, is a premier provider of online nostalgia products and services. Memory Lane owns and operates Classmates.com, a premier destination for reconnecting with the people, places, and events from high school years. "
target: schoolFeed, Inc.
schoolFeed is a fast growing high school network that makes it easy to find and keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from high school. It combines an online yearbook and class directory with news feeds, interest groups, online games and virtual currency.
price ($mm)
$7.50
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announced 8/24/2009 via Reuters

Canpages, Inc., will acquire GigPark

synopsis: Canpages Inc, a Canadian local search and directories publisher, said it agreed to acquire GigPark.com, an online social media platform, to beef up its local search website.
buyer parent: HM Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Canpages, Inc.
Boasting a circulation of more than 5.4 million, Canpages publishes over 70 local telephone directories across Ontario, BC, Quebec, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. "
target: GigPark
GigPark is the easiest way to discover the trusted handyman, accountant and everyone else your friends use. We believe friends recommend the best people. GigPark's mission is to make it easy for friends to share recommendations so we can all find great service.
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closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

CrowdGather, Inc., acquired Pocketables.net

synopsis: One of the leading networks of forum communities on the Internet, CrowdGather, announced that it has acquired Pocketables.net. Pocketables.net has been providing news, reviews, and commentary about ultramobile computers, mobile internet devices, and other handheld gadgets since 2006.
buyer: CrowdGather, Inc. (CRWG:$1.69)
CrowdGather provides a highly interactive and informational social network for members, a management and revenue-sharing resource for third-party forum owners, and a largely untapped advertising network for marketers worldwide. "
target: Pocketables.net
Pocketables is an online tech publication that provides news, commentary, and comprehensive reviews on various mobile computing devices (7-inch or smaller screens), portable consumer electronics, and related accessories.
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closed 7/6/2020 via BusinessWire

Valnet Inc., acquired MakeUseOf

synopsis: Valnet Inc., an online media publisher, has acquired Hong Kong-based MakeUseOf.com, an authoritative and trusted source of technology news, guides, and reviews. The acquisition MakeUseOf provides Valnet with a digital platform to offer solutions, reviews, news, and high-quality content to its audience.
buyer parent: Valsoft Corp
buyer: Valnet Inc.
Valnet is a leading multi-vertical digital media publisher and owner of a variety of premium digital publications, including movie news authority ScreenRant.com, pop culture site CBR.com and video game news site GameRant.com. "
target: MakeUseOf
Hong Kong-based MakeUseOf is a leading online publication that issues tips and guides on how to make the most of the internet, computer software, and mobile apps. The company's mission is to provide knowledge and tools to help readers navigate trends in consumer technology.
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closed 7/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Internet Info, s.r.o., acquired Stahuj.cz/SW.cz

synopsis: Internet Info publishers are further expanding their portfolio by purchasing Stahuj.cz and SW.cz from Economia. Stahuj.cz is a software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
buyer: Internet Info, s.r.o.
Internet Info, s.r.o. is Prague-based company that publishes professional Internet diaries (eg Lupa.cz, Měšec.cz, Podnikatel.cz), and organizes dozens of important conferences (Czech Internet Forum, E-Business Forum, WebTop100). "
target parent: Economia, a.s.
target: Stahuj.cz/SW.cz
Stahuj.cz is the software portal containing the most extensive catalog of software for free download and also the most visited technical portal in the Czech Republic. Stahuj.cz functions as a direct support of the e-shop SW.cz, a specialized online software store.
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closed 5/13/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Geeknet, Inc., acquired Geek.com

synopsis: Geeknet, Inc., the online network for the global geek community, announced the acquisition of Geek.com, an online information resource and community for technology enthusiasts and professionals.
buyer: Geeknet, Inc. (GKNT:$137.10)
Geeknet is the online network for the global geek community. Geeknet serves an audience of over 45 million users each month and provide the tech-obsessed with content, culture, connections, commerce, and all the things that geeks crave. "
target: Geek.com
Geek.com has been an online technology resource and community for technology enthusiasts and professionals since 1996. Geek.com features the latest news and reviews of the hottest hardware and software, along with Computer Buying Guides, Features, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Inmedius Inc., acquired Tech Pub Expert, Inc.

synopsis: Inmedius, Inc., a leading provider of applications to capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets, announced that it acquired Canadian-based Tech Pub Expert, Inc.
buyer: Inmedius Inc.
Inmedius is a global leader in delivering performance-oriented applications that capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets. Integrating those information assets within business processes, using state-of-the-art workflow and collaborative techniques, is an Inmedius hallmark. "
target: Tech Pub Expert, Inc.
Tech Pubs Xpert is a group of seasoned publishing, editorial, and technical professionals. Though physically located in the Ottawa and Montreal areas of Canada, team members can provide services to its customers anywhere in the world - virtually anywhere you can get a high speed internet connection.
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closed 11/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Avnet, Inc., acquired Hackster, Inc.

synopsis: Avnet, Inc. announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Hackster, Inc. as the first step of a two part transaction in which Avnet will acquire the remainder of the company in January 2017. Hackster.io is an online community that helps users globally learn how to design, create and program Internet-connected hardware.
buyer: Avnet, Inc. (AVT:$19,518.59)
Founded in 1921, Avnet, Inc., is one of the world's largest global distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology. They serve customers in more than 125 countries. They are headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. "
target: Hackster, Inc.
Hackster is a hardware learning platform. They provide a huge project database and tools for Raspberry Pi, Arduino, MetaWear, Spark Core, and every other type of open source hardware you can think of to help you create your next awesome electronics invention.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Zedge Ltd, acquired Emojipedia

synopsis: Zedge, Inc., a leading global developer of mobile phone personalization and entertainment apps, has acquired Emojipedia, the world's leading authority dedicated to providing up to date and well-researched emoji definitions, information, and news as well as World Emoji Day and the annual World Emoji Awards, and Emojitracker.
buyer: Zedge Ltd (AMEX:ZDGE:$23.44)
Zedge is content distribution platforms. Its content platform enables consumers to personalize their mobile devices with free, high-quality ringtones, wallpapers, home screen app icons, widgets and notification sounds. "
target: Emojipedia
Founded in 2013, Emojipedia is the world's leading emoji resource and foremost authority on emoji use. Emojipedia serves over 50 million pages of emoji information each month, providing up-to-date emoji definitions, data on emoji trends, and the latest news on emoji additions and approvals.
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