Shopify, the Ottawa-based ecommerce platform that is one of the biggest success stories in the Canadian technology sector these days, announced that it is acquiring San Francisco-based Kit, which offers an online marketing assistant for ecommerce portals. Terms
Aimetis, a Waterloo-based company that developed a suite of software products to manage security surveillance, is being acquired by Senstar for a reported US$14 million. Aimetis was founded in 2001 and received $5 million in growth capital from
Kanata-based middleware company Solace Systems has sold a majority stake to Bridge Growth Partners, a private equity firm in New York City that makes investments in the technology and financial services sectors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Toronto-based emoji maker Bitstrips is being acquired by Snapchat, the popular photo and video sharing mobile app, for a reported $100 million.
Bitstrips allows users to create personalized emojis and avatars that can be inserted into short
Hootsuite, the Vancouver-based social media management company, announced it will be making its tenth acquisition since its founding in 2008. The company plans to buy Sales Prodigy, a mobile app that assists corporate clients with their sales efforts by monitoring
gShift Labs, which has developed a web analytics platform for digital marketers, announced that it is acquiring Halifax-based InNetwork, an influencer marketing technology platform. Terms of the deal were not discussed.
Founded in 2009, gShift is based in