Top Media Deals for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
2 $38,000,000 Aereo IAC, Highland Capital Partners Media Investment
3 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Media Investment
4 $30,000,000 Science Hearst Ventures Media Investment
5 $22,500,000 Consumer United Spark Capital Media Investment
6 $21,600,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
7 $19,300,000 BuzzFeed Consortium Media Investment
8 $15,000,000 Taboola Consortium Media Investment
9 $14,000,000 ChaCha Consortium Media Investment
10 $12,300,000 Kununu XING Media Acquisition
11 $8,500,000 Canaan Partners Media Investment
12 $6,200,000 Zenfolio Media Acquisition
13 $6,000,000 The Fancy Undisclosed Media Investment
14 $6,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
15 $5,700,000 Consortium Media Investment
16 $5,500,000 Kekanto W7 Brazil Capital Media Investment
17 $5,000,000 iPeen NEC Corporation Media Investment
18 $4,000,000 Kwarter T-Ventures, Kinetic Ventures Media Investment
19 $3,700,000 musiXmatch Micheli Associati, Paolo Barberis Media Investment
20 $3,100,000 Undisclosed Media Investment

More information

  1. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Aereo Raises $38 Million Series B, Plans To Bring Its Streaming TV Service To 22 New Markets (TechCrunch)
  3. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  4. Science Inc. Gets $30M From Hearst (Socal Tech)
  5. Consumer United Raises $52.5M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Nextdoor Closes $21.6 Million In New Series B Funding To Take Its Neighborhood-Focused Social Network Global (Techcrunch)
  7. Social Publishing FTW: With 40M Users, Jonah Peretti’s BuzzFeed Raises Another $19.3M Led By NEA (TechCrunch)
  8. Taboola Completes $15M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. With 2B Questions Answered, Q&A Vet ChaCha Gets Another $14M To Be The Quora For The Common Man [Video] (Techcrunch)
  10. LinkedIn Competitor XING Buys Glassdoor-like Startup Kununu For $12.3M, But Will It Fare Well? (TechCrunch)
  11. Raises $8.5M Series B To Expand Online Marketplace For Fine Art (Techcrunch)
  12. buys photo and video hosting service Zenfolio for at least $6.2m in stock (The Next Web)
  13. The Fancy Receives $6,000,000 New Financing (Xconomy)
  14. After Getting On Xbox, SnagFilms Raises Another $6 Million To Bring Ad-Supported Indie Films To More Platforms (Techcrunch)
  15. Tony Conrad’s Spins Back Out From AOL After Raising $5.7M Capital, Led By True Ventures (Techcrunch)
  16. Brazilian social city guide Kekanto raises $5.5m, becomes W7 Brazil Capital’s first investment (The Next Web)
  17. Japan’s NEC Corporation invests US$5M into Taiwan’s food review site iPeen (E27)
  18. Kwarter Inks $4M For Second Screen (Silicon Tap)
  19. Lyrics Database musiXmatch Raises Further $3.7M, Says Android Has Led The Way To 10M Downloads (Techcrunch)
  20. Yammer Competitor Raises $3.1M For Enterprise Sharing Platform Anchored By Pictures, Not Text (Techcrunch)
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