Top 20 Investments for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$238,000,000SquareTradeBain CapitalEcommerceInvestment
2$150,000,000Flipkart Online ServicesAccel Partners, Tiger Global ManagementEcommerceInvestment
3$125,000,000LianLian PayAmerican ExpressMobile & AppsInvestment
5$85,000,000JoyentWeather Investment II, Telefónica DigitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$85,000,000Trion WorldsOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsGamesInvestment
9$53,400,000Lithium TechnologiesConsortiumMarketingInvestment
10$52,500,000Code 42 SoftwareAccel Partners, Split Rock PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$35,000,000iCIMSSusquehanna Growth EquitySoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$30,000,000Marin SoftwareConsortiumMarketingInvestment
17$30,000,000The JetstreamQuantum Capital FundMediaInvestment
18$28,000,000Thought Equity MotionInvestcorp Technology PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$26,000,000CrowdStrikeWarburg PincusSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  1. SquareTrade Lands $238M For Electronics Warranties (Silicon Tap)
  2. News Roundup: Flipkart Raises $150M From Accel, Tiger Global (VC Circle)
  3. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (Techcrunch)
  4. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  5. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (Techcrunch)
  6. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  8. Former Google CIO Raises $73 Million To Reform Payday Loans With Data-Driven Startup ZestCash (Techcrunch)
  9. Lithium Raises $53.4M Fourth Round To Push For Lead In Social Brand Software (Techcrunch)
  10. Accel Leads $52.5M Round In Cloud-Based Data Storage And Backup Company Code 42 (Techcrunch)
  11. TrialPay Raises $40 Million From Visa, Greylock, T.Rowe Price (Techcrunch)
  12. BeachMint Raises Another Big Round: $35 Million For Celebrity-Backed Shopping Experiences (Techcrunch)
  13. iCIMS Receives $35M Equity Investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity (FinSMEs)
  14. Kleiner Leads Klout’s Latest “$30 Million” Funding Round (Techcrunch)
  15. Letao Raising $30M in Series D (TechNode)
  16. Marin Software Raises $30M, Aims (Eventually) For IPO (Techcrunch)
  17. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  18. Thought Equity Motion Receives $28M Investment from Investcorp Technology Partners (FinSMEs)
  19. Neolane Lands $27 Million For ‘Conversational Marketing’ Tech (Techcrunch)
  20. Stealth startup CrowdStrike wants to obliterate security threats, raises $26M (Geekwire)
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