Scam Detector acquisition by Guiding Tech Media

WeBrokr press release logo showing the Scam Detector logo and the Guiding Tech Media logo

WeBrokr is delighted to announce the successful acquisition of Scam Detector, which has been acquired by well known publisher Guiding Tech Media.

Scam Detector was founded in 2011 by Sorin Mihailovici in order to help a friend who had just been scammed online. His relentless passion for helping others fueled the growth of over the next decade (plus) into one of the most visited technology related web properties in the world. The propriety Scam Detector Validator helps millions of users each month in preventing financial fraud.

WeBrokr represented and advised Sorin and Scam Detector from listing through successful completion of the acquisition.

Logan Abner of WeBrokr had this to say regarding the acquisition:

“We are very excited to announce the successful Sell-Side representation of Scam Detector. Sorin was able to build a very unique business that not only allowed him to help millions of people save hundreds of millions of dollars, but he did so while traveling the globe filming his own TV show! It was truly a pleasure to get to know Sorin throughout this process, and help him exit the business he had built from the ground up over so many years.

As an added bonus, we couldn’t be more pleased with the acquirer in this transaction. Guiding Tech Media is a well regarded company who own a number of premium digital brands that will pair very nicely alongside Scam Detector.”

Sorin Mihailovici, Founder of, had this to say in the official Guiding Tech Media press release:

“Joining forces with Guiding Tech Media represents a milestone in our journey to create a safer online environment for consumers. Their expertise in technology guidance complements our vision of scam prevention, and together, we will continue to innovate and expand our reach to protect users around the globe.”

Dan Brian, CEO of Guiding Tech Media, had this to say in the company’s official press release:

“We are excited to welcome Scam Detector into the Guiding Tech Media family. This acquisition is a testament to our dedication to providing comprehensive technological guidance and protection to our users.”


Official Guiding Tech Media Press Release – Here acquisition by Bigger Canopy

WeBrokr is excited to announce the successful acquisition of, which was acquired on December 14, 2023 by Bigger Canopy. was founded in 2008 as one of the original Android publishing brands. The business grew rapidly and was one of the top Android publishers in the world for a period of time through the mid 2010’s.

Howard Ha acquired TalkAndroid around that time, and continued to grow the TalkAndroid brand authority on social and other avenues outside of search.

WeBrokr advised and represented Arran Rice of Bigger Canopy in this transaction through WeBrokr’s Buy-Side service offering.

Logan Abner of WeBrokr had this to say regarding the TalkAndroid acquisition:

“We are thrilled to announce the purchase of which WeBrokr facilitated through our Buy-Side service. WeBrokr was tasked with finding a turn around opportunity for our client Bigger Canopy within the tech publishing category, and after an extensive search it became clear was the best fit. We are extremely excited to witness all that Arran and the Bigger Canopy team have in store for the legacy brand”

Official Bigger Canopy Press Release – Here