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 $60,000,000 Daisy by Beats Electronics Consortium Media Investment
3 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Media Investment
4 $40,000,000 TheBlaze Undisclosed Media Investment
5 $38,000,000 Aereo IAC, Highland Capital Partners Media Investment
6 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Media Investment
7 $30,000,000 Alloy Digital ABS Capital Partners Media Investment
8 $30,000,000 Science Hearst Ventures Media Investment
9 $22,500,000 Consumer United Spark Capital Media Investment
10 $21,600,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
11 $19,300,000 BuzzFeed Consortium Media Investment
12 $15,000,000 NewsCred Consortium Media Investment
13 $15,000,000 SpinMedia Undisclosed Media Investment
14 $15,000,000 Taboola Consortium Media Investment
15 $14,000,000 ChaCha Consortium Media Investment
16 $12,300,000 Kununu XING Media Acquisition
17 $11,000,000 FindTheBest Consortium Media Investment
18 $8,500,000 Canaan Partners Media Investment
19 $8,000,000 creativeLive Consortium Media Investment
20 $8,000,000 Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firm (TechCrunch)
  3. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  4. Filing Says Glenn Beck’s Network TheBlaze Is Raising $40M (TechCrunch)
  5. Aereo Raises $38 Million Series B, Plans To Bring Its Streaming TV Service To 22 New Markets (TechCrunch)
  6. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  7. Alloy Digital raises $30m (C21 Media)
  8. Science Inc. Gets $30M From Hearst (Socal Tech)
  9. Consumer United Raises $52.5M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Nextdoor Closes $21.6 Million In New Series B Funding To Take Its Neighborhood-Focused Social Network Global (Techcrunch)
  11. Social Publishing FTW: With 40M Users, Jonah Peretti’s BuzzFeed Raises Another $19.3M Led By NEA (TechCrunch)
  12. NewsCred Raises $15M (FinSMEs)
  13. TOLDJA™: BuzzMedia rebrands as SpinMedia, announces $15 million in further funding (Pando Daily)
  14. Taboola Completes $15M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. With 2B Questions Answered, Q&A Vet ChaCha Gets Another $14M To Be The Quora For The Common Man [Video] (Techcrunch)
  16. LinkedIn Competitor XING Buys Glassdoor-like Startup Kununu For $12.3M, But Will It Fare Well? (TechCrunch)
  17. Data-Driven Comparison Shopping Platform FindTheBest Raises $11M From New World, Kleiner Perkins And Others (TechCrunch)
  18. Raises $8.5M Series B To Expand Online Marketplace For Fine Art (Techcrunch)
  19. CAA, William Morris Back Online Video Education Site (SoCal Tech)
  20. Raises $8M Series C For Its Price Predictions Engine; Will Expand To More Categories, Improve Data Mining & Mobile Apps (TechCrunch)
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