Top 20 Investments for April 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
2$586,000,000Sina WeiboAlibabaMediaInvestment
4$200,000,000AirWatchInsight Venture PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$150,000,000SevOneBain CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$105,000,000Pivotal LabsGESoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$103,000,000Lynda.comAccel Partners, Spectrum EquitySoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$102,365,000TruphoneRoman Abramovich, MindenMobile & AppsInvestment
12$83,000,000Acumen BrandsGeneral AtlanticEcommerceInvestment
13$80,000,000ClearwireSprintHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$80,000,000New RelicConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$65,000,000Open EnglishTechnology Crossover VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$60,000,000Daisy by Beats ElectronicsConsortiumMediaInvestment
18$60,000,000DomoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$60,000,000EventbriteTiger Global Management, T. Rowe PriceTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  2. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  3. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  7. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. LivingSocial Raises $110M, Reports Say (FinSMEs)
  9. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)
  10. Learning firm wins $103 mln investment from Accel, Spectrum (Reuters)
  11. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Acumen Brands Raises $83M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it’s flirting with Dish for a buyout (VentureBeat)
  14. Another Big Enterprise Deal As New Relic Raises $80M And Eyes IPO To Extend App Monitoring Service (Techcrunch)
  15. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  16. Open English Raises $65M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firm (TechCrunch)
  18. Omniture Co-Founder’s Business Intelligence SaaS Company Domo Raises $60M From GGV Capital, Jeff Bezos, Greylock And Others (TechCrunch)
  19. Eventbrite Raises $60M Round Led By Tiger Global Management (Techcrunch)
  20. Baidu, Hillhouse & GGV Reportedly Invest $57M In Qunar As The Chinese Travel Site Weathers A Boycott (Techcrunch)
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