Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,000,000,000InstagramFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$173,000,000ClairmailMonitiseMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$125,000,000LianLian PayAmerican ExpressMobile & AppsInvestment
4$59,000,000MiyowaSynchronossMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$50,000,000InstagramSequoia CapitalMobile & AppsInvestment
6$43,000,000LooptGreen DotMobile & AppsAcquisition
7$40,000,000TangoConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
8$40,000,000DDMapCID Capital, F&H Fund ManagementMobile & AppsInvestment
9$38,000,000SynchronicaMyriad GroupMobile & AppsAcquisition
10$35,000,000BOKUConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$30,000,000VoxerInstitutional Venture Partners, IntelMobile & AppsInvestment
12$22,000,000SkoutAndreessen HorowitzMobile & AppsInvestment
13$20,000,000AppDynamicsConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$17,000,000Verivo SoftwareConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
15$17,000,000HailoConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
16$15,000,000PeekUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
17$15,000,000July SystemsConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$13,000,000Intelligent AppsConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
19$13,000,000Koudai GouwuChengwei VenturesMobile & AppsInvestment
20$12,400,000ApperianConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn and everyone hates it already (The Guardian)
  2. Mobile Banking Consolidation: Monitise Buys Clairmail For $173 Million (Techcrunch)
  3. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (Techcrunch)
  4. Synchronoss Buys Mobile Social Network Maker Miyowa For Up To $59M In Cash (Techcrunch)
  5. Sequoia Set to Lead $500M Valuation Round for Instagram (All Things D)
  6. Green Dot Completes Loopt Buy (SoCal Tech)
  7. Tango Closes $40M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Focusing on Mobile and Local Discounts, DDMap Bags $40 Million in Funding (Tech in Asia)
  9. Mobile Messaging Consolidates: Myriad Group Buys Synchronica For $38M (Techcrunch)
  10. Mobile Payment Startup BOKU Raises A $35M Round. NEA, Telefonica Among The Investors (Techcrunch)
  11. $20 Million Later, Voxer Raises Its First $30M in Venture Capital (Video) (All Things D)
  12. Skout Secures $22M from Andreessen Horowitz (FinSMEs)
  13. AppDynamics Lands $20M From KPCB, Others For Application Performance Management Solutions (Techcrunch)
  14. Pyxis Mobile Raises $17M, Rebrands As Verivo, Pivots To Licensable App Platform (Techcrunch)
  15. Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S. (Techcrunch)
  16. As it abandons U.S. devices, Peek raises $15M for Asian expansion (exclusive) (Venturebeat)
  17. July Systems Closes $15M Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Maker of taxi-ordering app myTaxi raises €10 million from Daimler, Lars Hinrichs (Techcrunch)
  19. Chenwei Ventures Led Series A Round in Mobile Shopping App (Tech Node)
  20. Apperian Closes $12.4M Round of Venture Financing (FinSMEs)
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