Handy, the booking platform for household service providers likes maids, handymen, plumbers, etc has been acquired by ANGI Home Services, the publicly-traded parent company to Angie’s List. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Meural, the digital art platform, has been acquired by networking giant NETGEAR. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the acquisition was announced at NETGEAR’s Financial Analyst Day earlier today.
Flavorpill, the social events and experiential platform has been acquired by Bustle Digital Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bustle Media Group operates several sites catered towards the interests of the modern women. “This acquisition was made with an eye towards our 2019 growth — in both user engagement and revenue. We expect to see a substantial increase in paid attendees for our experiential programs to come through Flavorpill,” remarked Bryan Goldberg, founder and CEO of the Bustle Digital group.
TradeTapp, an analytics platform for evaluating subcontractor risk, has been acquired by SF-based BuildingConnected, a platform for real estate owners and general contractors to hire subcontractors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
No-fee ticket marketplace TickPick has acquired a significant portion of the assets of Rukkus, the ticket inventory aggregator focused on live entertainment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We’re continuing our growth path by making smart acquisitions, developing partnerships, and constantly improving our technology for the industry’s best customer experience,” said Brett Goldberg, […]
Abacus, the real-time expense reporting and management solution, has been acquired by Portland, ME-based Certify Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are thrilled to join Certify’s family of brands. Teaming up with Certify will give our team the opportunity to grow Abacus’ market presence by leveraging Certify’s resources and expertise,” says Omar […]
AI-Powered Marketing Intelligence Platform Dataroma has been acquired by Salesforce. The terms of the transactions were not disclosed but parties close to the transaction indicate that the deal is for over $800M in cash. “Salesforce’s acquisition of Datorama will enhance Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud with expanded data integration, intelligence, and analytics, enabling marketers to unlock insights […]
Tech-enabled bus booking platform Buster has been acquired by Chicago-based Busbank, another booking engine for group transportation. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Buster was founded in 2012 by Matthew Kochman, a former General Manager for Uber in NYC, who left Buster in 2016. The company had raised $4.1M over three rounds and […]
The urban mobility space is absolutely on fire with recent transactions like Uber’s acquisition of JUMP Bikes, Bird’s $300M recent funding, and Lime’s recent $250M funding. Lyft is now making its foray into the market with its acquisition of Motivate, the company that operates Citi Bike in NYC and bike-sharing services in 7 other markets […]
Business media company Quartz has been acquired by Japanese business information provider Uzabase. The final transaction amount is contingent on Quartz’s financial performance through the remainder of the year but the deal is valued at $75M on the low side and up to $110M on the higher end. “As we move into our next chapter, […]
After a long period of speculation, it has been confirmed that AT&T has acquired adtech pioneer AppNexus. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed but sources with knowledge of the transaction have indicated the value of the transaction is approximately $1.6B. AppNexus primarily provides a sell-side platform (SSP) for publishers to monetize their […]