Top 20 Media Deals for April 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
3$186,000, ConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$50,000,000Refinery29Scripps Networks Interactive, WPPMediaInvestment
8$30,000,000iFlixCatcha Group, PLDTMediaInvestment
9$30,000,000Music MessengerConsortiumMediaInvestment
10$30,000,000ShazamDN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersMediaInvestment
11$28,000,000The Whistle Sports NetworkConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$25,000,000SharecareWellington Management Company, Trinity HealthMediaInvestment
14$25,000,000Business Insider Axel Springer Digital VenturesMediaInvestment
15$23,000,000RockYouColumbia CapitalMediaInvestment
19$10,500,000Applicaster Pitango Venture Capital, 83NorthMediaInvestment
20$10,000,000SmartNews ConsortiumMediaInvestment

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  1. LinkedIn to Acquire for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  3. Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  4. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Refinery29 Raises $50M in Series D Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Welltok Closes $37M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Video streaming startup iFlix gets US$30M funding ahead of Southeast Asia launch (Tech In Asia)
  9. Music Messenger Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Shazam Scoops Up $30M To Expand Partnerships, Now Valued At $1BN+ (TechCrunch)
  11. The Whistle Sports Network Raises $28M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Sharecare Raises $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Artsy Secures $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Business Insider Raises $25M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. RockYou Raises $23M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Giphy Raises $17M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Mashable Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. PlayBuzz Secures $16M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Second Screen TV Apps Startup Applicaster Pulls In $10.5M Series B Funding (TechCrunch)
  20. SmartNews Raises $10M in Funding (FinSMEs)
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