Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for 2011

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $240,000,000 Zong Ebay Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $200,000,000 InMobi Softbank Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $135,000,000 Where.com eBay Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $100,000,000 Qik Skype Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $100,000,000 Square Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $50,000,000 Evernote Sequoia, Morgenthaler Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $42,000,000 Tango Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $40,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $32,000,000 Shazam Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $30,000,000 Zenprise Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $30,000,000 Waze Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $25,000,000 GetJar Tiger Global Management, Accel Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $21,000,000 Tapjoy Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $20,000,000 Zite CNN Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $20,000,000 MobileIron Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $19,100,000 Kony Solutions Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $18,500,000 Dashwire Inc. HTC Corp. Mobile & Apps Acquisition
18 $18,320,958 VMG Media Joint Stock Company NTT Docomo Inc. Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $18,000,000 PapayaMobile Keytone Ventures, DCM Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $17,000,000 Inkling Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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. SKYPE ANNOUNCES QUIK DEAL FOR VIDEO TRANSMISSION OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS (NPR)
  5. Not So Square Anymore: Dorsey’s Payment Startup Gets $100M, Valued At $1Bn (Paid Content)
  6. Evernote Organizes A $50Mil Round Led By Sequoia (Wired VC)
  7. Video-calling app Tango raises $42M (Venturebeat)
  8. Andreessen Horowitz Leads $40M Round In Smartphone Security Company Lookout (Techrunch)
  9. Shazam Takes Another $32 Million Funding For TV Tagging (Paid Content)
  10. Zenprise Closes $30M Strategic Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  11. Waze Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs Explains Why They Just Raised $25 Million (TCTV) (Techcrunch)
  13. Tapjoy (AKA Offerpal) Raises $21M For App Distribution And Monetization Platform (Techcrunch)
  14. CNN announced Tuesday that it is acquiring Zite, a Canadian tablet software developer. (CNN)
  15. Mobile enterprise security vendor MobileIron raises $20M (Venturebeat)
  16. Kony Solutions Raises $19.1 Million For Mobile Application Platform (Techcrunch)
  17. Dashwire Acquired By HTC (Northwest Innovation)
  18. NTT Docomo Invests in Vietnam Mobile Content (Penn Olson)
  19. PapayaMobile Raises $18 Million For Mobile Social Gaming Network (Techcrunch)
  20. iPad Textbook Publisher Inkling Raises $17 Million (Paid Content)
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