Archive | January, 2013

Top 20 Deals for January 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
3 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Software & Services Investment
4 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
5 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $55,000,000 Open Solutions Fiserv Software & Services Acquisition
7 $55,000,000 Telanetix Intermedia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
8 $54,000,000 Infusionsoft Goldman Sachs Software & Services Investment
9 $50,000,000 FireEye Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $50,000,000 AppDynamics Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $38,000,000 Aereo IAC, Highland Capital Partners Media Investment
12 $35,000,000 InsideSales.com Hummer Winblad, US Ventures Software & Services Investment
13 $30,300,000 Room 77 Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $30,000,000 Guavus Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $30,000,000 Puppet Labs VMware Software & Services Investment
16 $28,400,000 Vineyard Networks Procera Networks Software & Services Acquisition
17 $27,500,000 Pluralsight Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
18 $25,200,000 The Iconic Summit Partners Ecommerce Investment
19 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $25,000,000 Zuji Webjet Transactions Acquisition

More information

  1. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  2. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  4. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  5. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  6. Fiserv Acquires Open Solutions for $55,000,000 (Xconomy)
  7. INTERMEDIA TO ACQUIRE TELANETIX (INTERMEDIA )
  8. Infusionsoft Raises $54M From Goldman Sachs To Scale Sales And Marketing Automation Platform For Small Business (TechCrunch)
  9. FireEye Raises $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. App Performance Company AppDynamics Raises $50M, Plans IPO (Techcrunch)
  11. Aereo Raises $38 Million Series B, Plans To Bring Its Streaming TV Service To 22 New Markets (TechCrunch)
  12. InsideSales.com Raises $35M From US Ventures For Predictive Analytics Platform (TechCrunch)
  13. Room 77 Closes $30.3 Million Series C From Expedia And Others To Take Its Hotel Search Engine Global (TechCrunch)
  14. Guavus Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Puppet Labs Receives $30M Equity Investment from VMware (FinSMEs)
  16. Procera Networks Buys Vineyard Networks For $28M To Beef Up Its Deep Packet Inspection Capabilities (TechCrunch)
  17. Developer Training Platform Pluralsight Raises $27.5 Million From Insight Venture Partners To Expand Its Online Catalog (TechCrunch)
  18. Meet the co-founder of The Iconic: He’s 31 and has just scored another $25 million investment in the online retailer (Smart Company)
  19. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)
  20. Travelocity sells Asia-Pacific agency Zuji to Webjet for $25 million(TNOOZ)

Top 20 Acquisitions for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $710,000,000 Mountain Cablevision Rogers Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $55,000,000 Open Solutions Fiserv Software & Services Acquisition
3 $55,000,000 Telanetix Intermedia Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $28,400,000 Vineyard Networks Procera Networks Software & Services Acquisition
5 $25,000,000 Zuji Webjet Transactions Acquisition
6 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $12,300,000 Kununu XING Media Acquisition
8 $12,081,000 I-graduate Tribal Group Software & Services Acquisition
9 $7,000,000 Enter Crews Mobcast Games Acquisition
10 $6,200,000 Zenfolio Art.com Media Acquisition
11 $6,170,000 Pacific Micromarketing Experian Marketing Acquisition
12 Undisclosed Authentic Response ReInvention Marketing Acquisition
13 Undisclosed DocuSource Konica Minolta Software & Services Acquisition
14 Undisclosed Glassmap Groupon Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 Undisclosed Koinup ExitReality Media Acquisition
16 Undisclosed MakeGood Quantcast Marketing Acquisition
17 Undisclosed Marketing Research Services ORC International Marketing Acquisition
18 Undisclosed Oodle.co.uk Adzuna.co.uk Transactions Acquisition
19 Undisclosed Overlay Media InMobi Software & Services Acquisition
20 Undisclosed Point Reach Essence Marketing Acquisition

More information

  1. Canadian Internet Provider Rogers Buys Mountain Cablevision, Wireless Spectrum Licenses From Shaw (Techcrunch)
  2. Fiserv Acquires Open Solutions for $55,000,000 (Xconomy)
  3. INTERMEDIA TO ACQUIRE TELANETIX (INTERMEDIA )
  4. Procera Networks Buys Vineyard Networks For $28M To Beef Up Its Deep Packet Inspection Capabilities (TechCrunch)
  5. Travelocity sells Asia-Pacific agency Zuji to Webjet for $25 million(TNOOZ)
  6. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (TechCrunch)
  7. LinkedIn Competitor XING Buys Glassdoor-like Startup Kununu For $12.3M, But Will It Fare Well? (TechCrunch)
  8. Tribal Group acquires i-graduate for £7.5m (Research)
  9. Mobcast acquires online game developer Enter Crews for US$7M (E27)
  10. Art.com buys photo and video hosting service Zenfolio for at least $6.2m in stock (The Next Web)
  11. Experian buys analytics firm Pacific Micromarketing (Research)
  12. ReInvention makes second acquisition, buys Authentic Response (Research)
  13. DocuSource Acquired By Konica Minolta (SoCal Tech)
  14. Groupon Acquires Realtime Location-Aware Service Glassmap To Help You Find Deals (Techcrunch)
  15. ExitReality Acquires Koinup (FinSMEs)
  16. Quantcast Acquires Startup MakeGood To Improve Ad Data Aggregatio (TechCrunch)
  17. ORC International buys consumer specialist MRSI (Research)
  18. Adzuna.co.uk Acquires Traffic of Oodle.co.uk (FinSMEs)
  19. Mobile Ad Network InMobi Buys Overlay Media To Improve Ad Personalization, And More (TechCrunch)
  20. More Mobile Ad Consolidation: Essence Buys Mass Market Mobile Agency Point Reach (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Investments for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
2 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Software & Services Investment
3 $103,000,000 Lynda.com Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity Software & Services Investment
4 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
5 $54,000,000 Infusionsoft Goldman Sachs Software & Services Investment
6 $50,000,000 FireEye Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $50,000,000 AppDynamics Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $38,000,000 Aereo IAC, Highland Capital Partners Media Investment
9 $35,000,000 InsideSales.com Hummer Winblad, US Ventures Software & Services Investment
10 $30,300,000 Room 77 Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $30,000,000 Guavus Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $30,000,000 Puppet Labs VMware Software & Services Investment
13 $27,500,000 Pluralsight Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
14 $25,200,000 The Iconic Summit Partners Ecommerce Investment
15 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $22,500,000 OpenX Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $22,000,000 SolarFlare Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $21,000,000 BillFloat Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $20,500,000 Kareo Stripes Group, Western Technology Investment Software & Services Investment
20 $20,000,000 Janrain Undisclosed Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  3. Learning firm Lynda.com wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  4. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  5. Infusionsoft Raises $54M From Goldman Sachs To Scale Sales And Marketing Automation Platform For Small Business (TechCrunch)
  6. FireEye Raises $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. App Performance Company AppDynamics Raises $50M, Plans IPO (Techcrunch)
  8. Aereo Raises $38 Million Series B, Plans To Bring Its Streaming TV Service To 22 New Markets (TechCrunch)
  9. InsideSales.com Raises $35M From US Ventures For Predictive Analytics Platform (TechCrunch)
  10. Room 77 Closes $30.3 Million Series C From Expedia And Others To Take Its Hotel Search Engine Global (TechCrunch)
  11. Guavus Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Puppet Labs Receives $30M Equity Investment from VMware (FinSMEs)
  13. Developer Training Platform Pluralsight Raises $27.5 Million From Insight Venture Partners To Expand Its Online Catalog (TechCrunch)
  14. Meet the co-founder of The Iconic: He’s 31 and has just scored another $25 million investment in the online retailer (Smart Company)
  15. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)
  16. OpenX Completes $22.5M Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. SolarFlare Raises $22M More (SoCal Tech)
  18. BillFloat Raises $21M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Kareo Raises $20.5M For Medical Billing Software (SoCal Tech)
  20. Social login service provider Janrain poised to close on nearly $33m in funding (The Next Web)

Top Marketing Deals for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
2 $75,000,000 AppNexus Consortium Marketing Investment
3 $7,650,000 360incentives.com Consortium Marketing Investment
4 $7,500,000 Extole Consortium Marketing Investment
5 $7,000,000 Optimal Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $6,170,000 Pacific Micromarketing Experian Marketing Acquisition
7 $5,000,000 Altitude Digital Mercato Partners, Silicon Valley Bank Marketing Investment
8 $5,000,000 Moontoast Martin Companies Marketing Investment
9 $5,000,000 Convertro Bessemer, DAG Ventures Marketing Investment
10 $4,500,000 Levels Beyond TVC Capital Marketing Investment
11 $4,246,000 Return Path Undisclosed Marketing Investment
12 $3,750,000 Front Flip Consortium Marketing Investment
13 $3,000,000 Curalate Consortium Marketing Investment
14 $2,000,000 Fanplayr Denali Venture Partners Marketing Investment
15 $2,000,000 UpCity Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $1,700,000 YieldMetrics Consortium Marketing Investment
17 $1,010,000 Aktana Undisclosed Marketing Investment

More information

  1. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  3. 360incentives.com Secures $7.65M Round Led By OMERS For B2B And Consumer Sales Incentive Platform (Techcrunch)
  4. Extole Raises $7.5M To Build Brands’ Word-Of-Mouth On Social Media (Techcrunch)
  5. Optimal Raises $7M For Social Media Ads And Analytics (Techcrunch)
  6. Experian buys analytics firm Pacific Micromarketing (Research)
  7. Altitude Digital Raises $5M (FinSMEs)
  8. Moontoast Receives $5,000,000 Series B Funding (Xconomy)
  9. Convertro Secures $5,000,000 Series B Financing (Xconomy)
  10. Levels Beyond Receives $4.5M Series A Financing from TVC Capital (FinSMEs)
  11. Return Path Garners $4,246,098 New Financing (Xconomy)
  12. Customer Loyalty Startup Front Flip Raises $3.75 Million For Its Digital Scratch Cards Platform (Techcrunch)
  13. Curalate Raises $3M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Fanplayr Raises $2M Seed Round To Help More eCommerce Sites Upsell Like Amazon (Techcrunch)
  15. UpCity Receives $2,000,000 New Funding (Xconomy)
  16. YieldMetrics Harvests $1.7M For Ad Analytics (SoCal Tech)
  17. Aktana Obtains $1,010,000 Series A Funding (Xconomy)