Mergers & Acquisitions

Atlassian acquires ThinkTilt, the Brisbane startup behind Jira form builder Proforma

- April 20, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Australian tech giant Atlassian has opened its wallet to acquire ThinkTilt, the Brisbane startup behind the ProForma, a no-code/low-code form builder for Jira, for an undisclosed sum. The six-year-old venture has more than 700 companies as customers and helps them build the forms to manage workflows In a post announcing the acquisition, Atlassian’s head of… Read more »

Mergers & Acquisitions

Yellow Pages owner Sensis just sold for $260 million to a Nasdaq-listed US software supplier

- March 2, 2021 2 MIN READ

Australian marketing company Sensis, publisher of the Yellow and White Pages, has been sold for A$260 million to US Nasdaq-listed Thryv Holdings. Thryv is a supplier of small business software in the US and owner of the Yellow Pages brand in the states. The price represents a significant haircut for US private equity firm Platinum… Read more »

Mergers & Acquisitions

Canva buys two design startups after doubling its monthly users to 50 million in just 12 months

- February 23, 2021 2 MIN READ

Online design platform Canva is bolstering its capacity in the artificial intelligence (AI) and automation space with the acquisition of two European design startups. The Australian unicorn has bought Austrian AI platform Kaleido.ai, which built the popular background removal tool remove.bg and Unscreen, as well as Czech-based product mockup generator Smartmockups. The acquisition costs were not disclosed.… Read more »