Post Tagged with: "Acquisition"

Social Platform Hootsuite Adds $60 Million to Its Coffers, Acquires Zeetl to Integrate Voice
/ September 26, 2014 11:25 am
Social Platform Hootsuite Adds $60 Million to Its Coffers, Acquires Zeetl to Integrate Voice

TechCrunch reports “Hootsuite, a platform that lets businesses and individuals monitor and manage social media interactions across some 35 different social networks, is stepping up its game with yet more funding and another acquisition.” . Read More

Handy Buys London-Based Home Services Startup Mopp to Quickly Develop Its UK Business
/ September 22, 2014 12:21 pm
Handy Buys London-Based Home Services Startup Mopp to Quickly Develop Its UK Business

TechCrunch reports “A few months ago, on-demand home services startup Handy opened up its first international office and launched services in London.”. Read More

ICF International Completes Acquisition of Citytech
/ March 17, 2014 5:08 pm
ICF International Completes Acquisition of Citytech

ICF International, a Fairfax-based provider of technology and consulting services to the government, said on Monday it has completed its acquisition of Chicago-based digital interactive consultancy Citytech. Financial terms of the deal, first announced in February, were not disclosed. . Read More

LinkedIn to Acquire San Francisco’s Bright
/ February 7, 2014 4:43 pm
LinkedIn to Acquire San Francisco’s Bright

LinkedIn, the Mountain View-based operator of an online professional network, said it will acquire San Francisco-based Bright, developer of an online job search tool designed to match job seekers with potential employers, in a cash and stock deal valued at $120 million. The deal is expected to close later this quarter. Read More

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Zynga Cuts 15% of Staff; Announces Acquisition
/ January 30, 2014 5:17 pm
Zynga Cuts 15% of Staff; Announces Acquisition

Zynga, the San Francisco-based social games developer, said on Thursday it will cut 15% of its staff, or 314 employees, as part of plan to decrease costs and improve efficiency. "When we reviewed the support areas and looked at what was an appropriate size to have agile, dedicated teams, we decided to redeploy and right size against our best opportunities for growth," wrote CEO Don Mattrick in a blog post. . Read More

eBay Completes $800 Million Deal for Braintree
/ December 19, 2013 3:54 pm
eBay Completes $800 Million Deal for Braintree

Nearly three months after first announcing the deal, San Jose-based eBay said on Thursday it has completed its $800 million acquisition of Chicago-based Braintree, developer of a popular mobile payments platform. Braintree will now operate as a separate service within PayPal under the leadership of current CEO Bill Ready. Braintree's platform is used by companies such as Airbnb, OpenTable, HotelTonight and Uber. Read More

Livefyre Acquires Realtidbits
/ November 21, 2013 3:07 pm
Livefyre Acquires Realtidbits

Marking its second acquisition in three months, San Francisco-based Livefyre, developer of a platform that lets brands integrate real-time social content into their websites, apps and ads, said on Thursday it has acquired San Diego-based Realtidbits. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Realtidbits provides real-time apps designed to increase engagement for publishers and media companies such as The CW Network, Thomson Reuters, Dow Jones Local Media Group, The Irish Times and The Toronto Star. . Read More

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