Gist was acquired by BlackBerry on February 14, 2011

Internet Software And Services Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, internet software and services ranked 2 in number of deals in 2011. The largest internet software and services acquisition in 2011 was Skype Technologies S.A. - which was acquired by Microsoft for $8.5B.

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Gist

Gist Ltd.

Rosewood Crockford Lane Chineham Business Park,
Basingstoke, RG24 8UB
United Kingdom,
+44 12 5689 1111
www.gistworld.com

Gist is an online service that integrates the social stream with tools like Microsoft Outlook and Salesforce.com. Gist removes the noise from individual email alerts, eliminates the hassle of going to multiple services to get news and updates about contacts, and automates the delivery and presentation of the most important information about the contacts in a user’s professional network. By spanning the most on-line contact and content sources, Gist users are better informed with insights and actionable information about clients, prospects, and contacts.


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