Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
2 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
3 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
4 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
5 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
6 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
7 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
8 $10,800,000 Rocket Lawyer Consortium Media Investment
9 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
10 $6,000,000 Piazza Consortium Media Investment
11 $5,300,000 House Party Acadia Woods Partners Media Investment
12 $5,155,000 vLex Consortium Media Investment
13 $4,400,000 StyleHaul Consortium Media Investment
14 $4,000,000 GrabCAD Matrix Partners, Atlas Venture Media Investment
15 $3,600,000 RentWiki Undisclosed Media Investment
16 $2,500,000 PandoDaily Consortium Media Investment
17 $2,000,000 DailyWorth Consortium Media Investment
18 $2,000,000 Payoff.com Undisclosed Media Investment
19 $2,000,000 WalkScore Consortium Media Investment
20 $1,750,000 SchoolFeed Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  3. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  4. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  5. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  8. Do-it-yourself legal site Rocket Lawyer raises $10.8M (Venture Beat)
  9. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Bessemer Leads $6M Round In Q&A Platform For Students And Teachers, Piazza (Techcrunch)
  11. House Party Is A Serious Business, Scores $5.3 Million (Techcrunch)
  12. vLex Raises €4M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. StyleHaul Raises $4.4M (SoCal Tech)
  14. Mechanical Engineering Community GrabCAD Grabs $4 Million (Techcrunch)
  15. RentWiki Inks $3.6M (VC News)
  16. Sarah Lacy’s PandoDaily Raises $2.5 Million (Pulse)
  17. DailyWorth Grabs $2 Million To Bring Quality Financial Advice To Women — Via The Inbox (Techcrunch)
  18. Payoff.com Gets $2.0M (SoCal Tech)
  19. WalkScore Raises $2M To Rate The “Walkability” Of Potential Housing (Techcrunch)
  20. schoolFeed Raises $1.75M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
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