Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for 2011

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$240,000,000ZongEbayMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$200,000,000InMobiSoftbankMobile & AppsInvestment
3$135,000,000Where.comeBayMobile & AppsAcquisition
4$115,000,000MobiTVConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
5$100,000,000QikSkypeMobile & AppsAcquisition
6$100,000,000SquareKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersMobile & AppsInvestment
7$50,000,000EvernoteSequoia, Morgenthaler VenturesMobile & AppsInvestment
8$42,000,000TangoUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
9$40,000,000LookoutConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
10$32,000,000ShazamConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$25,000,000GetJarTiger Global Management, Accel PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
12$21,000,000TapjoyConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
13$20,000,000ZiteCNNMobile & AppsAcquisition
14$20,000,000MobileIronConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
15$19,100,000Kony SolutionsInsight Venture PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
16$18,500,000Dashwire Inc.HTC Corp.Mobile & AppsAcquisition
17$18,300,000VMG Media Joint Stock CompanyNTT Docomo Inc.Mobile & AppsInvestment
18$18,000,000PapayaMobileKeytone Ventures, DCMMobile & AppsInvestment
19$17,000,000InklingConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
20$16,000,000Aylus Networksm8 CapitalMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. eBay Buys Zong For $240 Million In Cash To Boost PayPal’s Mobile Payments Technology (Techcrunch)
  2. Softbank Pumps $200 Million Into Mobile Ad Network Company InMobi (Techcrunch)
  3. eBay Acquires Location-Based Media And Advertising Company WHERE (Techcrunch)
  4. Mobile TV And Video Platform MobiTV Files For $75 Million IPO (Techcrunch)
  6. Not So Square Anymore: Dorsey’s Payment Startup Gets $100M, Valued At $1Bn (Paid Content)
  7. Evernote Organizes A $50Mil Round Led By Sequoia (Wired VC)
  8. Video-calling app Tango raises $42M (Venturebeat)
  9. Andreessen Horowitz Leads $40M Round In Smartphone Security Company Lookout (Techrunch)
  10. Shazam Takes Another $32 Million Funding For TV Tagging (Paid Content)
  11. GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs Explains Why They Just Raised $25 Million (TCTV) (Techcrunch)
  12. Tapjoy (AKA Offerpal) Raises $21M For App Distribution And Monetization Platform (Techcrunch)
  13. CNN announced Tuesday that it is acquiring Zite, a Canadian tablet software developer. (CNN)
  14. Mobile enterprise security vendor MobileIron raises $20M (Venturebeat)
  15. Kony Solutions Raises $19.1 Million For Mobile Application Platform (Techcrunch)
  16. Dashwire Acquired By HTC (NWI)
  17. NTT Docomo Invests in Vietnam Mobile Content (Penn Olson)
  18. PapayaMobile Raises $18 Million For Mobile Social Gaming Network (Techcrunch)
  19. iPad Textbook Publisher Inkling Raises $17 Million (Paid Content)
  20. TechCrunch: Aylus Networks Secures $16m series D Lead By London’s m8 Capital (Techcrunch/Aylus)
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