August 23, 2011
Healthcare communications agency Ignite Health, a subsidiary of marketing agency inVentiv Health, announced this week the acquisition of mobile developer Syndicated Methods. The deal is part of an emerging focus by the company on mHealth applications.
While the specific financial details of the deal have not yet been released, Ignite's parent company inVentiv Health, is owned by inVentiv Group...
August 4, 2011
Mobile marketing firm Augme Technologies announced this week the acquisition of mobile marketing and advertising firm Hipcricket for $44.5 million. The price tag includes $6 million in cash and the remainder in company stock. Augme's clients notably include ten of the world's top twenty pharmaceutical companies. In 2009, Modavox bought Augme, including their mHealth marketing company Augme Mobile...
July 23, 2011
While the year is little more than halfway through, 2011 has already seen at least ten acquisitions for mobile health companies. Here's a roundup of memorable ones:
Soon-Shiong Buys Vitality-GlowCaps: In February pharma entrepreneur and billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong acquired Vitality, the company that developed GlowCaps. Vitality CEO David Rose stated in the company press release that while...