Top 20 Investments for September 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
2 $1,260,000,000 Brightstar SoftBank Software & Services Investment
3 $810,000,000 Beidou China Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $700,000,000 360Buy Ontario Teachers’ Retirement Fund, Kingdom Holdings Ecommerce Investment
5 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
6 $450,000,000 SurveyMonkey Consortium Marketing Investment
7 $448,000,000 Sogou Tencent Media Investment
8 $324,000,000 The 41st Parameter Experian Software & Services Investment
9 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $225,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
11 $206,000,000 ShopRunner Alibaba Ecommerce Investment
12 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
13 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $200,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $200,000,000 Airbnb Founders Fund Transactions Investment
16 $196,500,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
17 $180,000,000 Composite Software Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $165,000,000 HootSuite Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $160,000,000 Nuomi Baidu Transactions Investment
20 $160,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Brightstar Receives $1.26BN Investment from SoftBank (FinSMEs)
  3. China Is Investing $810M In Beidou, A Navigation System It Hopes Will Eventually Rival GPS (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. Experian to buy 41st Parameter in $324m deal (The Financial Times)
  9. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  10. Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed) (All Things D)
  11. Alibaba leads $206M financing in Amazon rival ShopRunner (CNET)
  12. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  14. India E-Commerce Giant Flipkart Raises Another $200M From Existing Investors (Techcrunch)
  15. Airbnb’s Nate Blecharczyk Confirms It Raised A $200M Round Led By Founders Fund (TechCrunch)
  16. Palantir Technologies Raises $196.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Cisco Acquires Composite Software for $180,000,000 (Xconomy)
  18. HootSuite Raises $165M Series B Round From Insight, Accel And OMERS To Go Large On Enterprise Social Media Monitoring (TechCrunch)
  19. Confirmed: Baidu acquires majority stake in Renren’s daily deals site for $160 million (Tech in Asia)
  20. Flipkart Raises $160M in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
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