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
4$100,000,000LifeLockConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$85,000,000JoyentWeather Investment II, Telefónica DigitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$85,000,000Trion WorldsOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsGamesInvestment
10$60,000,000AppirioConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$53,400,000Lithium TechnologiesConsortiumMarketingInvestment
12$52,500,000Code 42 SoftwareAccel Partners, Split Rock PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$50,000,000ApptioConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$50,000,000Violin MemoryConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$40,000,000Kinnser SoftwareInsight Venture PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$40,000,000RedaptGE Capital’s Commercial Distribution FinanceHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$35,000,000BOKUConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  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. Identity Theft Protection Company LifeLock Raises $100M From Kleiner, Symantec; Acquires ID Analytics (Techcrunch)
  5. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  6. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (Techcrunch)
  7. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  9. Former Google CIO Raises $73 Million To Reform Payday Loans With Data-Driven Startup ZestCash (Techcrunch)
  10. General Atlantic And Sequoia Put $60M In Enterprise Cloud Consultancy Appirio (Techcrunch)
  11. Lithium Raises $53.4M Fourth Round To Push For Lead In Social Brand Software (Techcrunch)
  12. Accel Leads $52.5M Round In Cloud-Based Data Storage And Backup Company Code 42 (Techcrunch)
  13. PlayPhone buys mobile marketing firm SocialHour for $51.5M (exclusive) (Venture Beat)
  14. Apptio Raises Massive, $50M Round (Northwest Innovation)
  15. Violin Memory Raises $50M (Silicon Tap)
  16. Kinnser Software Secures $40M in Series A Financing from Insight Venture Partners (FinSMEs)
  17. Redapt Receives $40M from GE Capital (FinSMEs)
  18. TrialPay Raises $40 Million From Visa, Greylock, T.Rowe Price (Techcrunch)
  19. BeachMint Raises Another Big Round: $35 Million For Celebrity-Backed Shopping Experiences (Techcrunch)
  20. Mobile Payment Startup BOKU Raises A $35M Round. NEA, Telefonica Among The Investors (Techcrunch)
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