Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Instagram Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $173,000,000 Clairmail Monitise Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $125,000,000 LianLian Pay American Express Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $66,000,000 LifeStreet Media Nautic Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $59,000,000 Miyowa Synchronoss Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $50,000,000 Instagram Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $43,000,000 Loopt Green Dot Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $40,000,000 DDMap CID Capital, F&H Fund Management Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $40,000,000 MobileIron Institutional Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $40,000,000 Tango Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $38,000,000 Synchronica Myriad Group Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $35,000,000 BOKU Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $30,000,000 Viddy Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Voxer Institutional Venture Partners, Intel Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $22,000,000 Skout Andreessen Horowitz Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $20,000,000 AppDynamics Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $20,000,000 GetTaxi Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $20,000,000 Quixey Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $20,000,000 SessionM Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $17,000,000 Hailo Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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. LifeStreet Media Receives $66M Investment from Nautic Partners (FinSMEs)
  5. Synchronoss Buys Mobile Social Network Maker Miyowa For Up To $59M In Cash (TechCrunch)
  6. Sequoia Set to Lead $500M Valuation Round for Instagram (AllThingsD)
  7. Green Dot Completes Loopt Buy (SoCal Tech)
  8. Focusing on Mobile and Local Discounts, DDMap Bags $40 Million in Funding (Tech In Asia)
  9. MobileIron Raises $40M in Series E Mezzanine Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Tango Closes $40M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Mobile Messaging Consolidates: Myriad Group Buys Synchronica For $38M (Techcrunch)
  12. Mobile Payment Startup BOKU Raises A $35M Round. NEA, Telefonica Among The Investors (TechCrunch)
  13. Viddy Confirms $30M Round From NEA, Goldman, Khosla & Battery Ventures (Techcrunch)
  14. $20 Million Later, Voxer Raises Its First $30M in Venture Capital (Video) (AllThingsD)
  15. Skout Secures $22M from Andreessen Horowitz (FinSMEs)
  16. AppDynamics Lands $20M From KPCB, Others For Application Performance Management Solutions (TechCrunch)
  17. GetTaxi Grabs $20 Million Funding To Bring NYC’s Taxis Into The Digital Age (TechCrunch)
  18. Fast-Growing App Search Engine Quixey Raises $20 Million Series B (TechCrunch)
  19. Gamification Startup SessionM Raises $20M Led By Charles River Ventures (Techcrunch)
  20. Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S. (TechCrunch)
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