Google buys select assets of KikScore (e-commerce certification)

Companies in Relationship

Google, KikScore

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 6/12

Consideration: asset purchase of patents, price not disclosed (Source: Business Insider)

Google acquires KikScore, a provider of online trust seals for small businesses. The company assigns certifications and scores to e-commerce businesses based on their level of trustworthiness. As of June 28, 2012, the KikScore service was no longer be available to customers. On its website, KikScore recommended Google Trusted Store product as an alternative to the KikScore service.

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