Top 20 Investments for May 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $450,000,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $325,000,000 Dropbox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
3 $256,000,000 PetHub Altivia Ventures Software & Services Investment
4 $250,000,000 Dropbox BlackRock Software & Services Investment
5 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
7 $225,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $200,000,000 Ctrip Transactions Investment
11 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
12 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
13 $160,000,000 Cloudera Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $160,000,000 Automattic Consortium Media Investment
15 $157,000,000 Wayfair T. Rowe Price Associates, Julie M.B. Bradley Ecommerce Investment
16 $150,000,000 AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
17 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
18 $130,000,000 Flatiron Google Ventures Software & Services Investment
19 $125,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $122,500,000 Harry’s Consortium Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. Airbnb raises $450m mega round – Investment Round Up (Redherring)
  2. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  3. PetHub Receives R$600m Investment (em português) (
  4. Dropbox Raises $250M; Valued at $10Billion (FinSMEs)
  5. Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Raises $250 Million, Eyes NYC Expansion (TIME)
  6. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  7. Pure Storage Raises $225 Million at a $3 Billion Valuation (Recode)
  8. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  9. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  10. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  11. Social bulletin board Pinterest raises $200M with a $5B valuation (updated) (VentureBeat)
  12. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  13. Cloudera Closes $160M Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Wayfair Secures $157M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  17. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  18. After Selling First Company For $81 Million, Two Twenty Somethings Got $130 Million From Google Ventures For Their Cancer Startup (Business Insider)
  19. Domo’s business software charge gets a big $125M boost (Venture Beat)
  20. 10-Month-Old Harry’s Lands $122.5M, Buys 93-Year-Old Factory To Go Toe-To-Toe With Gillette And Schick (TechCrunch)
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