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 $100,000,000 Archives.com Ancestry.com Media Acquisition
4 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
5 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
6 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
7 $32,000,000 Viadeo Consortium Media Investment
8 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
9 $30,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 Viddy Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 BranchOut Consortium Media Investment
13 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
14 $14,000,000 Wayin Consortium Media Investment
15 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
16 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
17 $7,500,000 Jiff Aeris Capital, Aberdare Venture Media Investment
18 $7,100,000 B5M Oak Investment Partners, Giosis Holdings Media Investment
19 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
20 $6,700,000 Pearltrees Groupe Accueil Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com For $100 Million (Techcrunch)
  4. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  5. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  6. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (Techcrunch)
  7. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  8. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  9. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  10. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  11. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  12. BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding (Techcrunch)
  13. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  16. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jiff Raises $7.5M (Silicon Tap)
  18. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)
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