Top 20 Media Deals for 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$586,000,000Sina WeiboAlibabaMediaInvestment
3$60,000,000Daisy by Beats ElectronicsConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$30,000,000ScienceHearst VenturesMediaInvestment
13$11,300,000Music MastermindIntel Capital, Liberty GlobalMediaInvestment
15$10,250,000Nettwerk Music GroupConsortiumMediaInvestment
16$8,500,000Artspace.comCanaan PartnersMediaInvestment
19$6,500,000StyleHaulBertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsMediaInvestment
20$6,000,000bookshout!Ambassador EnterprisesMediaInvestment

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  1. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  2. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firm (TechCrunch)
  4. Baidu, Hillhouse & GGV Reportedly Invest $57M In Qunar As The Chinese Travel Site Weathers A Boycott (Techcrunch)
  5. Filing Says Glenn Beck’s Network TheBlaze Is Raising $40M (TechCrunch)
  6. Science Inc. Gets $30M From Hearst (Socal Tech)
  7. Nextdoor Closes $21.6 Million In New Series B Funding To Take Its Neighborhood-Focused Social Network Global (Techcrunch)
  8. Social Publishing FTW: With 40M Users, Jonah Peretti’s BuzzFeed Raises Another $19.3M Led By NEA (TechCrunch)
  9. NewsCred Raises $15M (FinSMEs)
  10. TOLDJA™: BuzzMedia rebrands as SpinMedia, announces $15 million in further funding (Pando Daily)
  11. With 2B Questions Answered, Q&A Vet ChaCha Gets Another $14M To Be The Quora For The Common Man [Video] (Techcrunch)
  12. LinkedIn Competitor XING Buys Glassdoor-like Startup Kununu For $12.3M, But Will It Fare Well? (TechCrunch)
  13. Music Mastermind Nabs $11.3M As It Launches Music Creation App (SoCal Tech)
  14. Data-Driven Comparison Shopping Platform FindTheBest Raises $11M From New World, Kleiner Perkins And Others (TechCrunch)
  15. Nettwerk Music Group Raises $10.25M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Raises $8.5M Series B To Expand Online Marketplace For Fine Art (Techcrunch)
  17. CAA, William Morris Back Online Video Education Site (SoCal Tech)
  18. Raises $8M Series C For Its Price Predictions Engine; Will Expand To More Categories, Improve Data Mining & Mobile Apps (TechCrunch)
  19. StyleHaul Gets $6.5M More For YouTube Fashion Channel (SoCal Tech)
  20. bookshout! Raises $6M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
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