Top 20 Investments for 2011

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,500,000,000 360buy.com Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $1,500,000,000 Facebook Consortium Media Investment
3 $1,375,000,000 Seagate Samsung Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $950,000,000 Groupon Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $800,000,000 Twitter DST Global Media Investment
6 $490,000,000 Zynga Consortium Games Investment
7 $300,000,000 Twitter Kingdom Holding Media Investment
8 $265,000,000 LightSquared Harbinger Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $250,000,000 Dropbox Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $250,000,000 PPLive SoftBank Media Investment
11 $235,000,000 AVG Technologies J.P Morgan, Morgan Stanley Software & Services Investment
12 $230,000,000 Vancl Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $200,000,000 1C.ru Baring Vostok Capital Partners Software & Services Investment
14 $200,000,000 55tuan.com Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $200,000,000 Adknowledge Technology Crossover Ventures, JMI Equity Marketing Investment
16 $200,000,000 Coupons.com Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $200,000,000 InMobi Softbank Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $200,000,000 TrueCar Consortium Media Investment
19 $176,000,000 Datapipe Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $176,000,000 LivingSocial Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  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. Samsung Inks $1.375 Billion Deal With Seagate On HDD Operations Sale And More (Techcrunch)
  4. Groupon Raises $950 Million [CONFIRMED] (Mashable)
  5. Twitter: That Giant RoundOf Funding? Yup, We Closed It (Business Insider)
  6. Recent Zynga Filing Shows $490 Million in Funding (Inside Social Games)
  7. Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal confirms $300m investment in Twitter (The Next Web)
  8. Falcone’s LightSquared raises $265 million in funding (Reuters)
  9. Dropbox Raises $250M In Funding, Boasts 45 Million Users (Techcrunch)
  10. Chinese Online Video Company PPLive Raises A Whopping $250 Million (Techcrunch)
  11. Security Software Maker AVG Announces $235 Million Financing Deal (Techcrunch)
  12. Vancl Raises US$230 Million in Round F Funding (Technode)
  13. Russian software house secures $200m from Baring Vostok Capital (Techrunch)
  14. 55tuan.com Raises US$200M in Round A Financing (PE Daily)
  15. Hold The Phone – Adknowledge Raises $200 Million, Plans Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  16. Coupons.com Raises $200 Million At A Whopping $1 Billion Valuation (Techcrunch)
  17. Softbank Pumps $200 Million Into Mobile Ad Network Company InMobi (Techcrunch)
  18. Car Price Comparison Company TrueCar Raises $200M+, Gears Up For IPO (Techcrunch)
  19. Datapipe Secures $176 Million Equity & Credit Facility (London the News)
  20. Forget An IPO For Now, LivingSocial Raises Another $176 Million. Total Could Reach $400 Million. (Techcrunch)
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