Sailthru Acquires UTR Alumni Seamless Receipts

written by Clare Ryan on June 18, 2012 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

Congratulations to Under the Radar alumni Seamless Receipts on being acquired by Sailthru!  This is very exciting and we couldn’t be happier for Keith and his team. See their 2011 Under the Radar Presentation HERE. Company Description | Seamless Receipts Read the Rest…


LinkedIn to Acquire SlideShare for $118 Million

written by Clare Ryan on May 3, 2012 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

Congratulations to Under the Radar Alumni SlideShare on being acquired by LinkedIn! The deal is reportedly valued at over $118 Million. The deal will include about 45% cash and about 55% stock, and is expected to be completed in the second Read the Rest…


TagTile Acquired by Facebook! #UTRAlum

written by Clare Ryan on April 13, 2012 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

Congratulations to Abheek and the entire TagTile team on being acquired by Facebook! In November 2011 they won the Under the Radar Best in Show Award and this is further proof they’re on to something huge! See their 2011 Presentation Read the Rest…


Buying Love? 3 Big Acquisitions That Make Us Swoon

written by HeidiIsern on February 14, 2012 in Acquisitions and Strategy Series with no comments

Love is in the air, and it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day couples.  Corporations have been canoodling one another in attempts to form a union. The recent turmoil in the capital markets and the heavy accumulation of corporate cash have Read the Rest…


Is Selling a ‘Sell Out’? Acquisition Questions to Ask

written by HeidiIsern on January 25, 2012 in Acquisitions and Funding with no comments

Last year companies like Google, Twitter, Facebook and Salesforce gobbled up a multitude of startups to strengthen their talent and technology strategies.  However, just because they’ve got money to burn doesn’t mean you should consider selling.  75% of acquisitions fail Read the Rest…


CardStar Acquired by Constant Contact

written by Clare Ryan on January 19, 2012 in Acquisitions with no comments

Congratulations to Andy and the entire team over at CardStar on being acquired by Constant Contact!  CardStar is a great friend of Under the Radar as a two time presenter, and we couldn’t be prouder of them today.   Read Read the Rest…


23 in 2011 – Under the Radar Acquisitions!

written by Clare Ryan on December 19, 2011 in Acquisitions with no comments

2011 was a great year for acquisitions.  At least 23 of our past presenting companies were acquired this year by top players like Facebook, AMEX, Salesforce, and more. Congratulations to all the companies who got swooped up this year!  We Read the Rest…


Rypple Acquired by Salesforce

written by Clare Ryan on December 15, 2011 in Acquisitions with 2 comments

Congratulations to Daniel and the entire Rypple team on being acquired by Salesforce! Daniel presented Rypple just last month at our Under the Radar conference and they are officially the first company to be acquired from their cohort.  Nice work! Read the Rest…


Wave Accounting Acquires Small Payroll

written by Clare Ryan on November 8, 2011 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

Wave Accounting is presenting this Thursday and Under the Radar, and today, they announced announced their acquisition of Small Payroll, an online payroll application. The application will be rebranded and relaunched as Wave Payroll, with a beta release in Canada this Read the Rest…


Urban Airship and SimpleGeo get married!

written by Clare Ryan on November 8, 2011 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments

Two of our favorite past presenting Under the Radar companies are teaming up and are going to blow this market out of the water!  Urban Airship has acquired SimpleGeo and we’re sure big things are ahead. See SimpleGeo’s Presentation HERE. Read the Rest…