Top 20 Media Deals for 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$804,000,000ChinaVision Media GroupAlibabaMediaAcquisition
3$500,000,000Maker StudiosThe Walt Disney CompanyMediaAcquisition
8$54,000,000Doximity ConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$40,000,000Imgur Andreessen Horowitz, RedditMediaInvestment
10$40,000,000HungamaBessemer Venture Partners, Intel CapitalMediaInvestment
11$40,000,000GeniusDan Gilbert, Andreessen HorowitzMediaInvestment
12$34,000,000AereoHimalaya Capital Management, Gordon CrawfordMediaInvestment
13$30,000,000CPXiBusiness Development Corporation of AmericaMediaInvestment
14$30,000,000Rong360Sequoia Capital ChinaMediaInvestment
17$25,000,000Tastemade ConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$20,000,000117goSoftbank China Venture CapitalMediaInvestment
20$20,000,000Light Chaser Animation StudiosConsortiumMediaInvestment

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  1. Google’s $1 Billion Acquisition of Twitch Reportedly a Go (Mashable)
  2. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  3. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)
  4. Social bulletin board Pinterest raises $200M with a $5B valuation (updated) (VentureBeat)
  5. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  6. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Quora collects $80 million in funding (CNET)
  8. Doximity Closes $54M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Imgur, the startup that doesn’t need funding, closes $40M from Reddit & Andreessen Horowitz (VentureBeat)
  10. Hungama raises $40M led by Bessemer Venture Partners (VC Circle)
  11. Rap Genius Raises $40M, Changes Name To Genius, Launches Embeddable Annotations (TechCrunch)
  12. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  13. CPXi Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Sequoia Leads Investment in Rongo360’s Series B Financing (Asia) (EMPEA)
  15. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  16. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Tastemade Raises $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Quora-like Service Zhihu Raises $22mn Series B Funding Led by SAIF (TechNode)
  19. China online travel journal service 117go raises $20 million (TNOOZ)
  20. Light Chaser Animation Studios Raises $20M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
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