A couple of significant acquisitions in the app industry have just been announced, as reported by TechCrunch.
Touted as “the mobile money meter,” Level Money automatically analyzes linked bank accounts to indicate how much can be spent on any given day, week, or month.
Launched in October 2013, Level Money has served 700,000 users and managed more than $12 billion in transactions.
Even as part of Capital One, Level Money will remain a standalone app supporting more than 2,000 banks, credit unions, and credit cards. Capital One says that it plans to leverage Level Money in delivering “a next-generation banking experience.”
The terms of the acquisition are undisclosed.
As for the other acquisition in question, it involves Zomato and Urbanspoon, both restaurant search and recommendation companies, with the former picking up the latter for a reported price ranging from $50 million to $60 million.
With Urbanspoon, the New Delhi-based Zomato effectively makes its entry into the U.S. market, in addition to the 21 other countries it’s already serving.
Also as a result of the acquisition, Urbanspoon’s traffic and content will be redirected to Zomato’s website and app by the end of March. This move is expected to increase Zomato’s Web traffic from 35 million to 80 million visits per month and expand its content from 300,000 to 1 million listings.
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