Top 20 Investments for 2011

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
4$800,000,000TwitterDST GlobalMediaInvestment
7$250,000,000DropboxConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$235,000,000AVG TechnologiesJ.P Morgan, Morgan StanleySoftware & ServicesInvestment
9$200,000,000AdknowledgeTechnology Crossover Ventures, JMI EquityMarketingInvestment
11$200,000,000InMobiSoftbankMobile & AppsInvestment
12$200,000,0001C.ruBaring Vostok Capital PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$165,000,000CSN StoresConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
15$150,000,000WhaleShark MediaJ.P. Morgan Asset Management, Institutional Venture PartnerMediaInvestment
16$136,000,000CventConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$133,000,000Rearden CommerceConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$100,000,000Xiu.comWarburg Pincus LLC, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersEcommerceInvestment

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  1. Chinese e-Commerce Site 360buy Grabs $1.5B From DST And Others (Techcrunch)
  2. Facebook raises $1.5B, at valuation of $50B (Computer World)
  3. Groupon Raises $950 Million [CONFIRMED] (Mashable)
  4. Twitter: That Giant RoundOf Funding? Yup, We Closed It (Business Insider)
  5. Recent Zynga Filing Shows $490 Million in Funding (Inside Social Games)
  6. Chinese Online Video Company PPLive Raises A Whopping $250 Million (Techcrunch)
  7. Dropbox Raises $250M In Funding, Boasts 45 Million Users (Techcrunch)
  8. Security Software Maker AVG Announces $235 Million Financing Deal (Techcrunch)
  9. Hold The Phone – Adknowledge Raises $200 Million, Plans Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  10. Car Price Comparison Company TrueCar Raises $200M+, Gears Up For IPO (Techcrunch)
  11. Softbank Pumps $200 Million Into Mobile Ad Network Company InMobi (Techcrunch)
  12. Russian software house secures $200m from Baring Vostok Capital (Techrunch)
  13. Raises $200 Million At A Whopping $1 Billion Valuation (Techcrunch)
  14. CSN Stores Raises $165M in First Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. WhaleShark Media Receives $150M (FinSMEs)
  16. SaaS Provider Cvent Raises $136M From NEA, Insight Venture Partners (VC Circle)
  17. Rearden Commerce Raises $133 Million, Buys Group Commerce Company (Techrunch)
  18. Privalia raises €88 million, buys German online fashion retailer Dress for Less (Techcrunch)
  19. Report: Amazon’s Bezos invests in apartment sharing startup (Techflash)
  20. Warburg Pincus, KPCB to invest $100 mln in (Reuters)
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