Acquisitions

In addition to selling your apps to customers on the App Store, you can also sell the rights to your app to another company, or sell your entire company. Here’s a list of iOS related acquisitions that I’m aware of. If you have additional information about any of these transactions, or know of other transactions that I’ve missed, please let me know in a comment below.

Date Company/App Acquirer Price Source
May 4, 2011 Firemint Electronic Arts   TechCrunch, Firemint
April 25, 2011 Greystripe ValueClick 70M USD Greystripe
April 21, 2011 OpenFeint GREE 104M USD OpenFeint
January 4, 2011 Infinite Interactive Firemint   GamePron, TUAW
November 18, 2010 Mobiata Expedia   Crain’s, TechCrunch, Mobiata
October 20, 2010 Chilingo Electronic Arts 20 M USD Reuters
October 1, 2010 Mobclix Velti >50M USD Velti, TechCrunch
September 1, 2010 TuneIn Radio RadioTime   RadioTime
July 1, 2010 Tapulous The Walt Disney Company   Tapulous, TechCrunch
June 23, 2010 RedLaser eBay   eBay
May 18, 2010 AppNinjas Merchant Focus Processing,
Inner Fence
  BusinessWire
May 5, 2010 Mob.ly Groupon   TechCrunch
April 28, 2010 Siri Apple   Robert Scoble
April 9, 2010 Tweetie Twitter   Twitter
March 1, 2010 Heartbeat Mobclix   Mobclix
January 5, 2010 Quattro Wireless Apple 275M USD TechCrunch
November 9, 2009 AdMob Google 750M USD Google, TechCrunch
April 29, 2009 UrbanSpoon IAC   TechCrunch
January 28, 2009 Grocery iQ Coupons   Coupons
November 26, 2008 Where To? FutureTap 70k USD tap tap tap, TechCrunch

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