Tag: acquired

Even better aggregation: TigerLogic releases new version of Postano incorporating acquired Storycode technology

In a day and age when many acquirers waste the value of acquisitions, it’s always nice to see companies actually using acquisitions to greater effect. And that’s just what TigerLogic has done with the latest version of Postano—one of the early players in the visual aggregation space—by integrating functionality from Storycode, which they acquired late last year. Read More

Portland's Visere acquired by Jawbone, putting the Rose City at the center of Quantified Self hardware

Another Portland company just got snapped up. And now Jawbone has a Portland office—bringing the agency that collaborated with Jawbone on UP into the mothership. Read More

Portland-based GetListed gets acquired by Seattle-based SEOmoz

Apparently, this whole holiday shopping frenzy has startups looking for interesting deals on acquisitions. Urban Airship announced they had picked up Tello, earlier today. And now SEOmoz has grabbed Portland’s GetListed. Read More

Geoloqi acquired by Esri

Portland-based Geoloqi, a startup that focused on providing geolocation services to enable other applications, has been acquired by Esri, a company that seeks to enable “people to positively impact the future through a deeper, geographic understanding of the changing world around them.” Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More

Charting a new direction: CrowdCompass acquired for $10 million

Investing time and money in Portland mobile development continues to become a better and better proposition. Especially with today’s news. Portland’s CrowdCompass—a company which makes mobile apps for events—has been acquired for $10 million by Cvent. Read More

Sold: RealLead acquired by IDX

Eugene-based startup RealLead, a service that helped provide qualified leads to realtors, has been acquired by IDX, another Eugene-based real estate company.

The big difference between the two? IDX currently manages about $1 trillion worth of active listings. Read More

Portland’s SweetSpot Diabetes acquired for $8.5 million [Updated]

Portland’s SweetSpot—a service that aggregates data from blood glucose monitoring devices to make the data more useful—has been acquired by DexCom (DXCM) in an all stock deal valued at $8.5 million. Read More

Wheeling and Dell-ing: Portland startup RNA Networks acquired by Dell

Now granted, I don’t usually cover traditional software and tech hardware… but a startup acquisition is a startup acquisition, no matter what kind of technology. And especially when that acquisition is a liquidity event for Oregon-based capital like the Oregon Angel Fund.

So, I’m happy to let you know that Portland-based RNA Networks has been acquired by Dell. Read More

Former DEMOgod, Ontier Pixetell acquired; Brainshark to take over services

While there aren’t many details I can find, users of Pixetell from Portland startup Ontier were just alerted that Brainshark has acquired the product will take over support of their product [hat tip to Mike Rogoway]. It’s not clear by whom the product and/or company was acquired. No financial details were disclosed.

Customers of Pixetell received an email announcing the acquisition. The Pixetell site contains the same letter. The content of that letter can be found below. Read More

Raise your glass to more acquisitions! Portland’s Unthirsty gets acquired

You may have heard that 2010 is the year of acquisitions in Portland. Turns out Portland-based Unthirsty – a side project for Jason Glaspey and Matt King – just sold for an undisclosed sum.

Well well well. You may have heard that 2010 is the year of acquisitions in Portland. No really. It is. Don’t believe me? Well, I’ve got another one for you. That’s right. Already.

Turns out Portland-based Unthirsty—a side project for Jason Glaspey and Matt King—just sold for an undisclosed sum. Read More

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