Top Media Deals for 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$38,000,000AereoIAC, Highland Capital PartnersMediaInvestment
4$30,000,000ScienceHearst VenturesMediaInvestment
5$22,500,000Consumer UnitedSpark CapitalMediaInvestment
11$8,500,000Artspace.comCanaan PartnersMediaInvestment
13$6,000,000The FancyUndisclosedMediaInvestment
16$5,500,000KekantoW7 Brazil CapitalMediaInvestment
17$5,000,000iPeenNEC CorporationMediaInvestment
18$4,000,000KwarterT-Ventures, Kinetic VenturesMediaInvestment
19$3,700,000musiXmatchMicheli Associati, Paolo BarberisMediaInvestment

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  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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