Wednesday, April 17th, 2019


Mastercard Acquires Vyze
Press Release

The financial services organization announced that it is acquiring the cloud-based financing technology company which focuses on point-of-sale financing.

According to a company press release, Vyze connects “merchants with multiple lenders, allowing them to offer their customers a wide range of credit options online and in-store.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Daimler Teams up with Sila Nanotechnologies
Press Release

The multinational automotive company announced that it has acquired a minority stake in Sila Nano, a new battery manufacturer that according to the company outperforms existing lithium-ion technologies.

According to a company press release, the strategic partnership looks to pave the way for the next generation of electric Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

The deal is part of Daimler’s research and development activities.


Walmart Plans to Acquire the Technology and Assets of Polymorph Labs
Press Release

The retail company announced that it’s acquiring the advertising startup to expand its in-house ad technology.

The deal looks to assist the retailer in delivering more relevant ads to its customers. According to a company press release, the transaction complements Walmart’s “current omni-channel ad targeting and measurement solution, and will provide a platform for continued future innovation, such as real-time auctions across multiple ad-pricing models.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.