Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for 2011

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $780,000,000 Tekelec Consortium Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $240,000,000 Zong Ebay Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $200,000,000 InMobi Softbank Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $135,000,000 Where.com Ebay Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $100,000,000 Qik Skype Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $100,000,000 Square Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $62,500,000 Jingle Networks Marchex Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $50,000,000 Evernote Sequoia, Morgenthaler Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $50,000,000 Flipboard Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $42,000,000 iLoop Lenco Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $42,000,000 Tango Draper Fisher Jurveston Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $41,000,000 Color Sequoia, Bain Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $40,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $38,000,000 SPB Software Yandex Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $32,000,000 Shazam Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $30,000,000 Shenliao Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $30,000,000 Waze Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $30,000,000 Zenprise Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $25,000,000 GetJar Tiger Global Management, Accel Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $21,000,000 Tapjoy Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Investor Group Buys Mobile Broadband Solutions Company Tekelec For $780M (Techcrunch)
  2. eBay Buys Zong For $240 Million In Cash To Boost PayPal’s Mobile Payments Technology (Techcrunch)
  3. Softbank Pumps $200 Million Into Mobile Ad Network Company InMobi (Techcrunch)
  4. eBay Acquires Location-Based Media And Advertising Company WHERE (Techcrunch)
  5. SKYPE ANNOUNCES QUIK DEAL FOR VIDEO TRANSMISSION OVER WIRELESS NETWORKS (NPR)
  6. Not So Square Anymore: Dorsey’s Payment Startup Gets $100M, Valued At $1Bn (Paid Content)
  7. Marchex Acquires Jingle Networks for $62.5 Million (Thrupoint)
  8. Evernote Organizes A $50Mil Round Led By Sequoia (VC Vibe)
  9. Flipboard Nabs $50 Million in Funding, Bringing Valuation to $200 Million (Mashable)
  10. Mobile Marketing Companies iLoop And Lenco Merge In $42M Deal (Techcrunch)
  11. Video-calling app Tango raises $42M (Venturebeat)
  12. Take A Tour Of Color, The $41 Million App Everyone Is Freaking Out About (Business Insider)
  13. Andreessen Horowitz Leads $40M Round In Smartphone Security Company Lookout (Techrunch)
  14. Russian Search Giant Yandex Acquires Mobile Software Developer SPB For $38 Million (Techcrunch)
  15. Shazam Takes Another $32 Million Funding For TV Tagging (Paid Content)
  16. What the? Talkbox Clone, Shenliao Raises Record US$30 million! (Tech Node)
  17. Waze Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Zenprise Closes $30M Strategic Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  19. GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs Explains Why They Just Raised $25 Million (TCTV) (Techcrunch)
  20. Tapjoy (AKA Offerpal) Raises $21M For App Distribution And Monetization Platform (Techcrunch)
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