Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for 2011

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$780,000,000TekelecConsortiumMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$240,000,000ZongEbayMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$200,000,000InMobiSoftbankMobile & AppsInvestment
4$135,000,000Where.comEbayMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$100,000,000QikSkypeMobile & AppsAcquisition
6$100,000,000SquareKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersMobile & AppsInvestment
7$62,500,000Jingle NetworksMarchexMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$50,000,000EvernoteSequoia, Morgenthaler VenturesMobile & AppsInvestment
9$50,000,000FlipboardConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
10$42,000,000iLoopLencoMobile & AppsAcquisition
11$42,000,000TangoDraper Fisher JurvestonMobile & AppsInvestment
12$41,000,000ColorSequoia, Bain CapitalMobile & AppsInvestment
13$40,000,000LookoutConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$38,000,000SPB SoftwareYandexMobile & AppsAcquisition
15$32,000,000ShazamConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
16$30,000,000ShenliaoUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
17$30,000,000WazeConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$30,000,000ZenpriseConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
19$25,000,000GetJarTiger Global Management, Accel PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
20$21,000,000TapjoyConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

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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)
  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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