Category Archives: Acquisitions

Ve acquires qunb in multi-million pound deal to expand Big Data analytics offering

After acquiring GDM Digital last week, UK-founded ecommerce conversion company Ve has announced that it acquired French data science company qunb in a multi-million pound cash and shares deal. The acquisition is aimed at significantly expanding Ve’s Big Data capability.

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Ve acquires GDM Digital in $12 million deal to expand its digital advertising division

Today’s big news is that the UK-founded ecommerce conversion company Ve has acquired digital advertising company GDM Digital in a $12 million deal. The acquisition marks a major development in Ve’s expansion into digital advertising and the deal increases Ve’s … Continue reading

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Seedrs Acquires Junction Investments and Will Expand to the United States

Seedrs has just acquired Junction Investments, a California-based online investment platform, and is going to use this acquisition to expand to the United States. Seedrs, a company based in London that deals with equity-based crowdfunding, announced yesterday that it has … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based Videoplaza acquired by Ooyala

Stockholm-based Videoplaza, has been acquired by Ooyala, a subsidiary of Telstra, which powers video for hundreds of broadcasters and media companies. After having raised $17.4 million since being founded in 2008 and being in the increasingly-important market of video advertising, … Continue reading

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Skyscanner acquires Hungarian mobile developer Distinction

Leading global travel search company Skyscanner is acquiring Distinction – a Budapest-based mobile app development company. The acquisition of the 30-strong team of talented mobile designers and developers sees Skyscanner fast-track the growth of its in-house mobile team. The Distinction … Continue reading

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RNTS Media acquires Fyber, a leading advertising technology company

Fyber, a leading advertising technology company, announced today that it is being acquired by RNTS Media, a global digital media company, in a cash-and-stock transaction. As a result of the agreement, Fyber will become a subsidiary of RNTS Media and … Continue reading

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Boku Acquires mopay, Creating a Market Leading Mobile Payments Platform

Boku, the global leader in mobile payments, yesterday announced the acquisition of Germany-based mopay, one of the largest carrier billing companies in the world and one of Boku’s leading

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Delivery Hero is shutting down the Pizza.de headquarters

That was fast! Only about 6 weeks after the acquisition of Pizza.de, Delivery Hero today announced that the Pizza.de headquarters in Braunschweig will be closed in three steps until August 2015. To date at the Braunschweig location there are a … Continue reading

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Rumor was true – Microsoft bought Minecraft for $2.5 billion

The rumor was indeed true – Microsoft bought Minecraft yesterday for $2.5 billion and its founder Markus Persson will not be joining Microsoft. As it was written and speculated nearly a week ago, Microsoft is buying Mojang, the video games … Continue reading

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American retail giant acquires Munich-based Mytheresa.com

Neiman Marcus Group announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the mytheresa.com global online luxury business from Christoph and Susanne Botschen and Acton Capital Partners. Based in Munich, Germany, mytheresa.com was founded by Christoph and Susanne Botschen … Continue reading

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