Has Europe seen the same downturn in technology exits in the third quarter of 2015 that we’ve witnessed on a global level? We dug into our data to find out.
Editor’s note: This post, written by Jaime Novoa, was syndicated from Novobrief with his permission. With a war chest of about $150 million, you can do various things. You can spend millions of dollars a month on marketing, product and growth, you can substantially expand your team or you can also acquire other companies for […]
Swiss startup TrekkSoft, a provider of software solutions for tour and activity companies, has acquired Acteavo, an Ireland-based rival. Earlier this year, TrekkSoft raised a relatively small round of funding, but the company did not disclose how much it coughed up to reel in Acteavo. Acteavo was founded in late 2013 in Dublin, also to […]
UK-based dental appointment-booking startup Toothpick has been acquired by Dublin, Ireland-based healthcare marketplace and comparison site WhatClinic. The price was not disclosed. Launched in 2013 and backed by investors like Passion Capital and EC1 Capital, Toothpick says it has facilitated more than 1 million bookings to date. The acquisition will introduce Toothpick’s software to more […]
Enghouse Systems, a 30-year old software and services company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, has acquired Sweden’s Aktavara and its 19 employees for an undisclosed amount. Founded back in 2002, Stockholm-based Aktavara offers software solutions for telecommunications service providers, servicing telcos and network operators across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Notably, this is […]
Barcelona-based social gaming startup Akamon Entertainment is to be acquired by publicly listed Canadian social gaming software company Imperus for a total of $25 million, Jaime Novoa reports.
Saplo, a Swedish startup specialised in text analysis for publishers, has been acquired by Sprinkle for an undisclosed amount. Sources close to the deal tell us the amount wasn’t massive but ‘good enough’. Professor Sverker Sikström and Mattias Tyrberg founded Saplo in Malmö circa 2008. The company has since raised north of one million dollars […]