Wallapop makes its first acquisition, buys OLX-related startup Sell It

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 […]

Dublin-based WhatClinic buys UK dental appointment booking startup Toothpick.com

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 buys Stockholm-based enterprise software firm Aktavara for an undisclosed sum

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 […]

Sprinkle acquires Swedish text analysis startup Saplo

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 […]