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
5$100,000,000ConduitUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$100,000,000InsiemeCisco SystemsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$85,000,000Trion WorldsOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsGamesInvestment
9$85,000,000JoyentWeather Investment II, Telefónica DigitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$80,000,000Veracity Payment SolutionsGreat Hill PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$79,000,000Quantenna CommunicationsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$70,000,000Skybox ImagingConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$64,000,000Just-EatVitruvian PartnersTransactionsInvestment
16$60,000,000AppirioConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$53,400,000Lithium TechnologiesConsortiumMarketingInvestment
18$52,500,000Code 42 SoftwareAccel Partners, Split Rock PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$50,000,000ApptioConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$50,000,000Violin MemoryConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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. Conduit Receives $100M Investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management (FinSMEs)
  6. Cisco Announces Its $850 Million Spin-In (New York Times )
  7. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  8. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (Techcrunch)
  10. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  11. Veracity Payment Solutions Secures $80M from Great Hill Partners (FinSMEs)
  12. Quantenna Communications Closes $79M Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  13. Former Google CIO Raises $73 Million To Reform Payday Loans With Data-Driven Startup ZestCash (Techcrunch)
  14. Skybox Imaging Raises $70M To Launch Two High-Res Imaging Microsatellites (Techcrunch)
  15. Just-Eat raises $64m for acquisitions (Financial Times)
  16. General Atlantic And Sequoia Put $60M In Enterprise Cloud Consultancy Appirio (Techcrunch)
  17. Lithium Raises $53.4M Fourth Round To Push For Lead In Social Brand Software (Techcrunch)
  18. Accel Leads $52.5M Round In Cloud-Based Data Storage And Backup Company Code 42 (Techcrunch)
  19. Apptio Raises Massive, $50M Round (Northwest Innovation)
  20. Violin Memory Raises $50M (Silicon Tap)
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