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37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO

March 6, 2014, 3:59 pm
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Yahoo has acquired 37 companies since new CEO Marissa Mayer took charge in July 2012. Mayer's first acquisition was Stamped, while Vizify is her 37th acquisition. Take a look at all the companies that Yahoo has acquired since she became CEO.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: March 5, 2014
    Vizify: A startup that specialises in creating interactive infographics and videos of users' social media data has been acquired by Yahoo. Vizify is Yahoo's 37th acquisition since new CEO Marissa Mayer took charge in July 2012.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: February 13, 2014
    Distill: Yahoo acquired a San Francisco-based startup called Distill. It was working on a way to make technical recruiting easier by pairing video interviews and programming challenges.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: February 11, 2014
    Wander: Yahoo acquired the social journaling app Wander for a reported $10 million. Wander%u2019s goal is to "make content creation as habitual as content consumption" by encouraging users to share their lives in terms of days instead of moments. The company's Days app, which was launched in May 2013, will continue to function as a standalone product, Wander said in a blog post.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: January 30, 2014
    Incredible Labs: Yahoo acquired Incredible Labs, the startup behind mobile personal assistant app, Donna.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: January 28, 2014
    Tomfoolery: Yahoo acquired Tomfoolery, an enterprise app studio co-founded by two ex-Yahoos and two ex-AOLers.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: January 24, 2014
    Cloud Party: Yahoo acquired Cloud Party, a browser-based game creation engine.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: January 21, 2014
    Sparq: Its technology helped users jump from app to app to discover, consume and engage with content.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: January 7, 2014
    Aviate: Yahoo acquired Aviate, the contextual Android homescreen application for $80 million. Aviate auto-categorizes apps on the Android phone and gathers them into "spaces".
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: December 17, 2013
    PeerCDN: Content delivery network provider PeerCDN was acquired by Yahoo for an undisclosed amount.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: December 9, 2013
    Quik.io: Yahoo acquired Quik.io, a cross-platform video streaming app .
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: December 6, 2013
    Evntlive: Yahoo acquired an online platform service for live concerts, Evntlive.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: December 3, 2013
    Ptch: Yahoo acquired Ptch, a developer of movie sharing mobile application.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: December 2, 2013
    SkyPhrase: Yahoo acquired SkyPhrase, a startup that build Natural Language Processing(NLP) technology.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: October 23, 2013
    Lookflow: Yahoo acquired LookFlow, an image recognition/machine learning startup, for an undisclosed sum.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: October 11, 2013
    Bread: Yahoo bought the URL-shortening service and later shut it down.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: September 31, 2013
    Hitpost: It allowed users to bet on games and various other scenarios with virtual currency.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: August 23, 2013
    IQ Engines: Yahoo purchased image-recognition service IQ Engines to bolster its Flickr services.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: August 2, 2013
    Rockmelt: Yahoo acquired social Web browser company Rockmelt. It did not disclose financial terms of the deal, but a source close to the situation said the price was between $50 million and $80 million.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: July 31, 2013
    Lexity: Yahoo acquired e-commerce app Lexity for an undisclosed amount. The move was part of Yahoo%u2019s strategy to gobble up smaller companies. It was later shut down.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: July 18, 2013
    Ztelic: Yahoo acquired a small Beijing-based company, Ztelic, that analyses social-network data. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: July 3, 2013
    Xobni: Yahoo acquired email and address book management app Xobni.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: July 2, 2013
    Qwiki: Yahoo bought Qwiki Inc, a mobile app for creating videos. The company paid about $50 million for the deal, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources as saying. Terms of the deal however were not disclosed.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: July 2, 2013
    Bignoggins Productions: Yahoo also acquired Bignoggins Productions, another mobile app developer.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: June 13, 2013
    Rondee: Yahoo purchased Rondee, a conference call company.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: June 12, 2013
    GhostBird Software: Photo-app maker GhostBird Software was acquired Yahoo. It was absorbed into Yahoo's Flickr team post acquisition.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: May 23, 2013
    PlayerScale, developers of software infrastructure for cross-platform gaming, was acquired by Yahoo.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: May 17, 2013
    Tumblr: Yahoo bought blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, giving the Internet pioneer a much-needed social media platform to reach a younger generation of users and breathe new life into its ailing brand.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: May 10, 2013
    Loki Studios: Loki's flagship product was Geomon. The game, along with the company, was shut down after it was acquired by Yahoo.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: May 9, 2013
    MileWise: Yahoo acquired Flight search app MileWise.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: May 9, 2013
    GoPollGo: GoPollGo, an online polling service, introduced a new, interactive experience for poll creators and voters by displaying analytics in real-time using Twitter. It was acquired by yahoo back in May 2013
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: May 1, 2013
    Astrid: It allowed people to create to-do lists on their phones or on the Web.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: March 25, 2013
    Summly: Yahoo snapped up mobile news aggregator Summly. Summly was founded by 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio. It sorts news by topics in quick bites for smartphones.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: March 20, 2013
    Jybe: Yahoo did not disclose the price of its deal to acquire Jybe, which developed a mobile app that recommends movies, books and restaurants based on data contained in social networks.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: February 12, 2013
    Alike: Yahoo acquired Alike, a mobile app which provided users with lists of nearby restaurants and other places tailored to their interests.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: January 22, 2013
    Snip.it: Yahoo bought social news start-up Snip.it, a Pinterest-like service that allows news consumers to clip, organise and share articles, was founded in 2011 by Ramy Adeeb, previously an investor at Khosla Ventures.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: December 4, 2012
    OnTheAir: Yahoo acquired a five-person video chat company. Yahoo did not disclose the financial terms of its acquisition of OnTheAir, but said the team would be joining Yahoo's mobile group.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • Date: October 25, 2012
    Stamped: It was Marissa Mayer's first acquisition. Yahoo purchased Stamped, which makes a product that lets consumers share favourite restaurants and music on their smartphones. It did not disclose financial details.
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO
  • 37 buys in 20 months: Yahoo's acquisitions since Marissa Mayer became CEO