Business software maker Diligent to acquire Galvanize for $1 billion
Diligent CEO Brian Stafford is making a big bet that corporate responsibility is the next business software play, akin to Oracle’s technology in the 2000s or Salesforce’s in the 2010s. On Wednesday, corporate governance software maker Diligent announced that it had acquired Galvanize, a Canadian developer of risk and compliance software.
Twilio Set To Acquire Cloud Customer Data Startup Segment For $3.2 Billion
Twilio, which trades at a market capitalization of more than $45 billion, went public in June 2016 on the strength of communications infrastructure that allows businesses to reach their customers through text messages, voice and video calls.
Adobe confirms it's buying Marketo for $4.75 billion
Adobe officially announced its largest acquisition ever, adding Marketo to its existing marketing software.
Stitch agrees to be acquired by California firm Talend for $60M
As part of the deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter, Stitch CEO Jake Stein will become senior vice president of the Stitch business unit reporting directly to Talend (NASDAQ: TLND) CEO Mich Tuchen. Stein co-founded RJMetrics along with Bob Moore 10 years ago.
JibJab, one of the first silly selfie video makers, acquired by private equity firm Catapult Capital
JibJab, one of the first companies that let people insert selfies into videos, gifs and e-cards, has been acquired by Catapult Capital.
StoryBots is now part of Netflix
Brothers Gregg and Evan Spiridellis sold JibJab and StoryBots in one year but will continue the children's brand as a unit of streaming giant Netflix.