Top 20 Investments for 2011

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
3$1,375,000,000SeagateSamsungHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
5$800,000,000TwitterDST GlobalMediaInvestment
7$300,000,000TwitterKingdom HoldingMediaInvestment
8$265,000,000LightSquaredHarbinger CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$250,000,000DropboxConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$235,000,000AVG TechnologiesJ.P Morgan, Morgan StanleySoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$200,000,0001C.ruBaring Vostok Capital PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$200,000,000AdknowledgeTechnology Crossover Ventures, JMI EquityMarketingInvestment
17$200,000,000InMobiSoftbankMobile & AppsInvestment
19$176,000,000DatapipeConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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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. 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. Raises US$200M in Round A Financing (PE Daily)
  15. Hold The Phone – Adknowledge Raises $200 Million, Plans Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  16. 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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