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What Companies Does Microsoft Own? – [Answered]

Microsoft, an American multinational company related to technology was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen.

The company got its boost from introducing MS-DOS in the mid-1980s as a personal computer operating system, followed by Windows by Microsoft or Microsoft Windows.

Not only do they develop, license, and sell computer software(s) but also sell consumer electronics and personal computers. However, most of their revenue is generated from software-based products like MS Office and Microsoft Windows.

With multiple offerings they have, you can realize how Microsoft tries to be dominant in its niche, for which, it acquires other startups and businesses as well.

In order to find out what companies does Microsoft own, we’ve gathered all the data there is about Microsoft and added it to the list below. We call this list of ours as Microsoft Acquisitions as well.

Acquisition date Acquired company name Price Category
November 30, 2018 Spectrum Undisclosed Social Network
November 19, 2018 FSLogix Undisclosed Virtualization
November 14, 2018 XOXCO Undisclosed Product Design
November 10, 2018 inXile Entertainment Undisclosed Video Games
November 10, 2018 Obsidian Entertainment Undisclosed Video Games
October 9, 2018 Glint $400M Employment
September 13, 2018 Lobe Undisclosed Artificial Intelligence
June 3, 2018 Github $7.5Bn Developer Tools
May 20, 2018 Semantic Machines Undisclosed Artificial Intelligence
January 3, 2018 Avere Systems Undisclosed Cloud Computing
August 15, 2017 Cycle Computing Undisclosed Cloud Computing
June 29, 2017 Cloudyn $50m Cloud Computing
June 9, 2017 Hexadite $100m Network Security
April 18, 2017 Intentional Software Undisclosed Collaboration
April 10, 2017 Deis.com Undisclosed Software
April 1, 2017 Open Build Service Undisclosed Software
January 17, 2017 Donya Labs Undisclosed 3D Tech
January 13, 2017 Maluuba Undisclosed Artificial Intelligence
December 8, 2016 LinkedIn $26.2bn Professional Networking
August 22, 2016 Genee Undisclosed Machine Learning
August 11, 2016 Mixer Undisclosed Video Streaming
June 16, 2016 Wand Labs Undisclosed Messaging
May 3, 2016 Solair Undisclosed SaaS
February 24, 2016 Xamarin Undisclosed Mobile
February 9, 2016 Groove (dba Zikera) Undisclosed Music
February 2, 2016 SwiftKey $250m Mobile
January 19, 2016 MinecraftEdu Undisclosed E-Learning
January 13, 2016 Event Zero Undisclosed Software
December 21, 2015 Talko Undisclosed Software
December 18, 2015 Metanautix Undisclosed Analytics
November 9, 2015 Secure Islands Technologies $77.5m Network Security
November 5, 2015 Mobile Data Labs Undisclosed Analytics
October 2, 2015 Havok Undisclosed PC Games
September 30, 2015 Adxstudio Undisclosed IT
September 10, 2015 Double Labs Undisclosed IT
September 3, 2015 VoloMetrix $250m Analytics
August 3, 2015 FantasySalesTeam Undisclosed Gamification
July 19, 2015 Adallom $320m Cloud Computing
July 16, 2015 FieldOne Systems Undisclosed Industrial
June 10, 2015 BlueStripe Undisclosed Web Development
June 2, 2015 Wunderlist Undisclosed Taks Management
April 14, 2015 Datazen Software Undisclosed Software
March 26, 2015 LiveLoop Undisclosed Collaboration
February 12, 2015 N-Trig Undisclosed Software
February 4, 2015 Sunrise $100m Events
January 23, 2015 Revolution Analytics Undisclosed Analytics
December 11, 2014 Bit Stadium GmbH Undisclosed Software
December 1, 2014 Acompli $200m Email
November 13, 2014 Aorato $200m Security
November 6, 2014 Mojang $2.5bn Video Games
October 8, 2014 Equivio $200m Machine Learning
July 11, 2014 InMage Systems Undisclosed SaaS
July 3, 2014 SyntaxTree Undisclosed Gaming
May 28, 2014 Capptain Undisclosed SaaS
April 30, 2014 GreenButton Undisclosed Cloud Computing
January 6, 2014 Parature $100m Cloud Storage
October 4, 2013 Apiphany Undisclosed Cloud Computing
September 2, 2013 Nokia Mobile $7.2bn Mobile Phones
June 3, 2013 InRelease Undisclosed Software
March 19, 2013 Netbreeze Undisclosed Artificial Intelligence
March 4, 2013 MetricsHub Undisclosed Cloud Computing
February 4, 2013 Pando Networks Undisclosed Video Streaming
January 2, 2013 id8 Group R2 Studios Undisclosed IT
December 28, 2012 R2 Studios Undisclosed IT
October 17, 2012 MarketingPilot Undisclosed Software
October 16, 2012 StorSimple Undisclosed Cloud Storage
October 4, 2012 PhoneFactor Undisclosed Cloud Computing
July 9, 2012 Perceptive Pixel Undisclosed Broadcasting
June 25, 2012 Yammer $1.2bn Messaging
November 23, 2011 VideoSurf $100m Social
October 12, 2011 Twisted Pixel Games Undisclosed Gaming
June 8, 2011 Prodiance Corporation Undisclosed Risk Management
May 10, 2011 Skype $8.5bn Telecommunications
October 29, 2010 Canesta Undisclosed 3D Tech
October 6, 2010 AVIcode Undisclosed IT
December 11, 2009 Opalis Software Undisclosed IT
December 10, 2009 Sentillion Undisclosed Health Care
September 22, 2009 Interactive Supercomputing Undisclosed Cloud Computing
June 28, 2009 ClickStream Technologies Undisclosed Analytics
June 1, 2009 Rosetta Biosoftware Undisclosed Biotechnology
May 7, 2009 BigPark Undisclosed Gaming
August 29, 2008 Greenfield Online $486m Public Relations
July 25, 2008 DATAllegro Undisclosed Web Hosting
July 14, 2008 Zoomix Undisclosed Software
July 1, 2008 Powerset $100m Search Engine
June 26, 2008 MobiComp Undisclosed Mobile
June 18, 2008 Navic Networks Undisclosed Advertising
June 18, 2008 Navic Systems Undisclosed Wireless
April 9, 2008 Farecast $115m Travel
March 20, 2008 Komoku Undisclosed Security
March 14, 2008 Rapt Undisclosed Service Industry
March 12, 2008 Kidaro Undisclosed Virtualization
March 8, 2008 Credentica Undisclosed Security
February 27, 2008 YaData Undisclosed Analytics
February 11, 2008 Danger $500m Mobile
February 7, 2008 Caligari Corporation Undisclosed 3D Tech
January 21, 2008 Calista Technologies Undisclosed Virtualization
January 8, 2008 Fast Search & Transfer $1.2bn Search Engine
December 12, 2007 MultiMap Undisclosed Mapping Services
November 15, 2007 Musiwave $46m Music
October 29, 2007 Global Care Solutions Undisclosed Health Care
October 3, 2007 jellyfish $50m Product Search
August 29, 2007 Parlano Undisclosed Messaging
July 26, 2007 AdECN Undisclosed Advertising
June 7, 2007 Stratature Undisclosed Software
June 5, 2007 Engyro Undisclosed Software
May 18, 2007 aQuantive $6.4bn Ad Network
May 3, 2007 Screen Tonic Undisclosed Advertising
March 28, 2007 devBiz Business Solutions Undisclosed Software
March 14, 2007 Tellme Network $800m Speech Recognition
February 26, 2007 Medstory Undisclosed Health Care
October 12, 2006 Colloquis Undisclosed Messaging
October 2, 2006 DesktopStandard Undisclosed Enterprise Software
September 26, 2006 Gteko Undisclosed Software
July 26, 2006 Azyxxi Undisclosed Software
July 18, 2006 Winternals Undisclosed Software
July 17, 2006 Softricity Undisclosed Virtualization
June 27, 2006 iView Multimedia Undisclosed Software
May 18, 2006 Whale Communications $75m Security
May 4, 2006 Vexcel Undisclosed IT
May 4, 2006 DeepMetrix Undisclosed R&D
May 1, 2006 Massive $200m Gaming
April 26, 2006 AssetMetrix Corporation Undisclosed Software
April 6, 2006 Lionhead Studios Undisclosed Gaming
April 3, 2006 ProClarity Undisclosed Gaming
March 7, 2006 Apptimum Undisclosed Analytics
March 7, 2006 Onfolio Undisclosed Software
February 13, 2006 Motion Bridge Undisclosed Search Engine
January 28, 2006 SeaDragon Software Undisclosed Software
November 17, 2005 5th Finger Undisclosed Retail
November 3, 2005 FolderShare Undisclosed File Sharing
November 2, 2005 Media-Streams.com Undisclosed VoIP
October 6, 2005 Unveil Technologies Undisclosed Customer Service
September 19, 2005 Alacris Undisclosed Security
August 30, 2005 Teleo Undisclosed VoIP
July 20, 2005 Frontbridge Technologies Undisclosed Email
May 11, 2005 MessageCast Undisclosed Messaging
March 10, 2005 Groove Networks Undisclosed File Sharing
February 8, 2005 Sybari Undisclosed Security
December 16, 2004 GIANT Company Software Undisclosed Security
July 17, 2004 Lookout Software Undisclosed Software
April 26, 2004 ActiveViews Undisclosed Software
June 10, 2003 RAV Antivirus Undisclosed Security
April 30, 2003 PlaceWare Undisclosed Collaboration
March 4, 2003 Pelican Security $1m Security
February 19, 2003 Connectix Undisclosed Hardware
October 22, 2002 Vicinity Corporation $96m IT
September 24, 2002 Rare, Inc. $337m Gaming
May 7, 2002 Navision $1.4bn Enterprise Software
September 13, 2001 XDegrees Undisclosed Network Security
April 30, 2001 NCompass Labs Undisclosed Web App
December 21, 2000 Great Plains Software Undisclosed ERP
December 5, 2000 Digital Anvil Undisclosed Gaming
September 18, 2000 Pacific Microsonics Undisclosed Manufacturing
September 13, 2000 MongoMusic $65m Music
July 12, 2000 NetGames Undisclosed Gaming
June 19, 2000 Bungie Undisclosed Gaming
February 29, 2000 Peach Networks Undisclosed Internet
October 29, 1999 Entropic Undisclosed Speech Recognition
September 17, 1999 Softway Systems Undisclosed Software
September 15, 1999 Visio Corporation Undisclosed Software
July 28, 1999 Intrinsa $58.9m Software
July 21, 1999 STNC Undisclosed Software
July 7, 1999 Zoomit Undisclosed Business Development
July 1, 1999 Sendit Undisclosed Software
June 14, 1999 OmniBrowse Undisclosed Internet
June 7, 1999 ShadowFactor Software Undisclosed Software
April 26, 1999 Jump Networks Undisclosed Email
March 28, 1999 Numinous Technologies Undisclosed IT
March 4, 1999 CompareNet Undisclosed Price Comparison
January 8, 1999 FASA Interactive Undisclosed Software
November 5, 1998 linkexchange Undisclosed Advertising
August 25, 1998 Valence Technology Undisclosed Manufacturing
August 25, 1998 Valence Research Undisclosed Software
June 23, 1998 Merchant Planet Undisclosed E-Commerce
April 28, 1998 MESA Group Undisclosed Software
April 9, 1998 Firefly Network Undisclosed Artificial Intelligence
December 31, 1997 Hotmail $400m Email
August 5, 1997 VXtreme Undisclosed Software
June 30, 1997 LinkAge Software Undisclosed Software
June 13, 1997 Cooper & Peters Undisclosed Web Development
May 7, 1997 Dimension X Undisclosed IT
April 6, 1997 WebTV Networks Undisclosed Wireless
March 3, 1997 Interse Undisclosed Software
December 10, 1996 NetCarta Undisclosed Identity Management
June 17, 1996 Electric Gravity Undisclosed Gaming
June 11, 1996 eShop Undisclosed Software
April 23, 1996 Aspect Software Inc Undisclosed Software
April 15, 1996 EXOS Undisclosed Gaming
March 12, 1996 Colusa Software Undisclosed Software
January 16, 1996 Vermeer Technologies Undisclosed Web Development
December 12, 1995 Bruce Artwick Organization Undisclosed Software
November 6, 1995 Netwise Undisclosed CRM
October 16, 1995 Blue Ribbon SoundWorks Undisclosed Electronics
July 10, 1995 Network Managers Undisclosed Networking
February 23, 1995 RenderMorphics Undisclosed 3D Tech
November 15, 1994 One Tree Software Ltd Undisclosed Software
November 1, 1994 NextBase Undisclosed Software
September 27, 1994 Altamira Software Undisclosed Software
February 15, 1994 SoftImage Undisclosed Software
March 25, 1992 Fox Software Undisclosed Software
March 8, 1991 Consumers Software Undisclosed Software
July 30, 1987 Forethought $14m Software

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