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Crossbeam Acquires Partnered and Co-Selling Will Never Be the Same

Crossbeam has acquired Partnered, the beloved Account-Based Networking tool for sales teams. Founders Adam Michalski and Tim Sherwood have spent the last several years building Partnered into a value creation engine that allows sales teams to enable partner-powered co-selling at scale. Now, Crossbeam will be combining that functionality with the Crossbeam platform and their network of 8,500 companies (and counting).

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BlueWave Acquired by Axium Infrastructure to Accelerate Growth in Solar

The 100% stake acquisition allows BlueWave to expand its leadership in innovative solar and energy storage development and pursue long-term asset ownership of its development projects

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Galvanize’s Journey to $1 Billion Exit

Earlier this year, Vancouver-based software firm Galvanize was acquired by New York-based Diligent Corporation. The deal’s $1 billion USD price tag made Galvanize Canadian tech’s latest unicorn at the time.

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Adobe to Buy Frame.io for $1.3 billion

Adobe is acquiring Frame.io, a startup which makes video collaboration software, for about $1.3 billion in cash. Frame.io will bring more capabilities to Adobe’s creative cloud, which houses Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, said Scott Belsky, Adobe’s chief product officer and executive vice president of Creative Cloud.

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15Five Announces Acquisition of Emplify for $50 Million

The acquisition solidifies 15Five as the only complete platform that seamlessly integrates manager enablement, engagement measurement and performance management, to create highly engaged, top-performing organizations.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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