Top 20 Investments for August 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$925,000,000CPUsageConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
2$810,000,000BeidouChinaHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
3$800,000,000TrusteerIBMSoftware & ServicesInvestment
4$700,000,000360BuyOntario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom HoldingsEcommerceInvestment
5$586,000,000Sina WeiboAlibabaMediaInvestment
7$448,000,000SogouTencentSoftware and ServicesInvestment
8$258,000,000UberGoogle Ventures, TPGSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$200,000,000AirWatchInsight Venture PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
12$196,500,000Palantir TechnologiesUndisclosedMarketingInvestment
13$180,000,000Composite SoftwareCiscoHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$165,000,000HootSuiteConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$150,000,000Pure StorageConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$150,000,000SevOneBain CapitalHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  1. CPUsage Closes $925K Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (Techcrunch)
  3. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  4. China’s 360Buy Unwraps Massive New Funding Round of $700 Million (Tech In Asia)
  5. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  6. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Sogou Secured $448 million Investment from Tencent, will Merge Soso (Technode)
  8. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  9. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  10. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  11. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Palantir Technologies Raises $196.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  14. HootSuite Raises $165M Series B Round From Insight, Accel And OMERS To Go Large On Enterprise Social Media Monitoring (TechCrunch)
  15. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  16. Pure Storage Raises $150M And Sets For Battle With The Storage Giants (TechCrunch)
  17. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  18. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  19. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  20. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
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