MGI Software Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1995

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $51.7M

MGI Software General Information


Developer of digital photography technologies. The company offers a software for photo and video editing services.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Multimedia and Design Software
Corporate Office
  • 50 West Pearce Street
  • Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 1E3
  • Canada

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MGI Software Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Merger/Acquisition 04-Dec-2001 $51.7M 000.00 Completed Profitable
2. PIPE Completed Profitable
1. IPO Completed Profitable
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MGI Software Patents

MGI Software Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
CA-2221850-A1 A common object model data management system and method with an embedded dynamic html viewer Inactive 17-Nov-1997 000000000
EP-1023803-A1 Virtual reality camera Inactive 26-Sep-1997 0000000000
JP-2003099358-A Method and system for improving on-line interactivity via server-client network Pending 02-May-1997 0000000000 0
US-5968120-A Method and system for providing on-line interactivity over a server-client network Inactive 02-May-1997 0000000000 00
CA-2202106-A1 A non-timeline, non-linear digital multimedia composition method and system Active 08-Apr-1997 H04N21/23412
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MGI Software Former Investors (1)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
XDL Capital Group Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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MGI Software Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Live Picture 21-May-1999 0000000000 Other Commercial Services
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MGI Software FAQs

  • When was MGI Software founded?

    MGI Software was founded in 1995.

  • Who is the founder of MGI Software?

    Oren Asher and Anthony DeCristofaro are the founders of MGI Software.

  • Where is MGI Software headquartered?

    MGI Software is headquartered in Richmond Hill, Canada.

  • What industry is MGI Software in?

    MGI Software’s primary industry is Multimedia and Design Software.

  • Is MGI Software a private or public company?

    MGI Software is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of MGI Software?

    The current valuation of MGI Software is 000.00.

  • What is MGI Software’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for MGI Software is 000000.

  • Who are MGI Software’s investors?

    XDL Capital Group has invested in MGI Software.

  • When was MGI Software acquired?

    MGI Software was acquired on 04-Dec-2001.

  • Who acquired MGI Software?

    MGI Software was acquired by Napster (US).

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