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 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
3 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
4 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
5 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
6 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
7 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
8 $14,000,000 Wayin Consortium Media Investment
9 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
10 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
11 $7,100,000 B5M Oak Investment Partners, Giosis Holdings Media Investment
12 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
13 $6,700,000 Pearltrees Groupe Accueil Media Investment
14 $6,000,000 Piazza Consortium Media Investment
15 $5,155,000 vLex Consortium Media Investment
16 $4,400,000 StyleHaul Consortium Media Investment
17 $4,000,000 GrabCAD Matrix Partners, Atlas Venture Media Investment
18 $3,600,000 RentWiki Undisclosed Media Investment
19 $3,200,000 Kondoot Undisclosed Media Investment
20 $2,500,000 PandoDaily Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  4. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  5. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  6. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  7. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  11. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)
  14. Bessemer Leads $6M Round In Q&A Platform For Students And Teachers, Piazza (Techcrunch)
  15. vLex Raises €4M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. StyleHaul Raises $4.4M (SoCal Tech)
  17. Mechanical Engineering Community GrabCAD Grabs $4 Million (Techcrunch)
  18. RentWiki Inks $3.6M (VC News)
  19. Kondoot eyes Mark Zuckerberg’s crown. Could Australia produce the next Facebook? (Australian Anthill)
  20. Sarah Lacy’s PandoDaily Raises $2.5 Million (Pulse)
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