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Oslo edtech unicorn Kahoot! acquires Actimo to expand into corporate learning

Norwegian edtech unicorn Kahoot! has acquired Actimo, the Danish startup behind an employee engagement platform. To be exact, the Oslo-based company is buying 100 percent of the shares in Actimo for a total consideration reflecting an enterprise value of $26-33 million on a cash and debt-free basis. The transaction will be settled in a combination […]

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CB Insights acquires Blockdata, a Dutch market intelligence platform for blockchain

CB Insights, a New York-based analytics software that helps companies make technology decisions, has acquired Blockdata, a Netherlands-based company that tracks the global blockchain economy. CB Insights will open an office in Amsterdam, while Blockdata will both remain a stand-alone product with its own team and also be available to CB Insights clients. Financial details […]

Massive deal in Madrid: EQT buys online real estate classifieds platform idealista for €1.3 billion

Global investment firm EQT has agreed to acquire the majority of Spanish online real estate classifieds platform provider idealista from (funds advised by) Apax Partners and its management for a whopping €1.3 billion. Apax bought idealista in 2015 at a reported €150 million valuation. EQT’s IX fund will have a majority ownership, but idealista’s management […]

A Barcelona exit: Wallbox acquires Electromaps to add public charging stations network to its portfolio

Barcelona-based Wallbox, an energy management company that manufactures smart charging solutions for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, today announced the acquisition of Electromaps and the latter’s platform for accessing free and paid-for electric charging points across southern Europe. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Electromaps was founded (also in Barcelona) back in 2009 […]

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Austrian crypto regtech startup Blockpit buys German competitor CryptoTax

Blockpit, an Austrian compliance expert and developer of software solutions for digital assets, has acquired its biggest competitor, the German startup CryptoTax. Both regtech companies provide tax software for cryptocurrencies. Despite similar offerings and operating in the same market, the two organisations “have different focuses and strengths,” says Florian Wimmer, founder and CEO of Blockpit. […]

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Telefónica Tech buys iHackLabs, will integrate team and software into ElevenPaths

Telefónica Tech, through its cybersecurity company ElevenPaths, has acquired iHackLabs, a UK company specialised in cybersecurity testing and training. Details of the deal were not disclosed. iHackLabs is a company that identifies, teaches, trains and validates the skills of cybersecurity professionals. The SaaS platform offers cloud-based training programs and labs that simulate real cyber threat […]

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Dutch edtech company Squla acquires Scoyo to expand into German market

Dutch edtech company Squla has acquired Scoyo, an online learning platform for primary and secondary school students in the German market. Based in Amsterdam, Squla has expanded through the Netherlands into Belgium and Poland, reaching about 50,000 classrooms and 1.4 million users. The company sees 7 million potential users in Germany, hence the acquisition of […]