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The Most Notable Massive App Acquisitions

Taking a look at some of the biggest app acquisitions and their industries can shed light on what possibilites can arise for your app. These are unicorn companies that all started with a simple idea. Does your app idea have what it takes?

Major App Acquisitions:

  • MessageMe, acquired by Yahoo for $11.9 million

    • Online Communication App

  • TaskRabbit, acquired by Ikea for $20-$90 million

    • Help On-Demand App

  • RideScout, myTaxi, acquired by Daimler for $95 million

    • Ride Sharing App

  • MapMyFitness, acquired by Under Armour for $150 million

    • Fitness Tracking App

  • Shazam, acquired by Apple for around $400 million

    • App for identifying songs.

  • Trello, acquired by Atlassian for $425 million

    • Project Management App

  • Shipt, acquired by Target for $550 million

    • Grocery Delivery Service App

  • Instagram, acquired by Facebook for $735 million

    • Picture Sharing Social Media App

  • Moat, acquired by Oracle for $850 million

    • Brand Management/Advertising

  • Draw Something, acquired by Zynga for $966 million

    • Creative Arts App

  • Waze, acquired by Microsoft for $966 million

    • Navigation App

  • Vine, acquired by Twitter for $970 million

    • Video Sharing Social Media App

  •, acquired by Beijing Bytedance Technology Co. for up to $1 billion

    • Music Video Social Media App

  • Mojang, acquired by Microsoft for $2.5 billion

    • Creator of popular game, Minecraft

  •, acquired by Walmart for $3.3 billion

    • Fasting Growing E-Commerce App

  • Chewy, acquired by PetSmart for $3.35 billion

    • Pet Related E-Commerce App