Top 20 Investments for August 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
3$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
4$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
5$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
6$630,000, ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
7$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
8$590,000,000Meizu Alibaba Group Holding LimitedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$526,000,000SpotifyConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
12$500,000,000ZenefitsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$500,000,000Tuniu JDTransactionsInvestment
14$500,000,000Qunar Silver LakeTransactionsInvestment
15$500,000,000WishDST CapitalEcommerceInvestment
17$500,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
18$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
19$450,000,000Palantir UndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$400,000,000GrabTaxiChina Sovereign-Wealth FundTransactionsInvestment

More information

Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)

Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)

Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)

Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)

Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation ( Raises US$630M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)

KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)

Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)

Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)

These Are The Companies That Just Gave Spotify Half A Billion Dollars (Forbes)

Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)

Chinese travel site Tuniu gets $500M injection, JD now biggest shareholder (Tech In Asia)

Chinese Travel Platform Qunar Raises $500M, Turns Down Ctrip Acquisition Offer (TechCrunch)

Sources: DST Global Led Mobile Shopping App Wish’s $500M Round (TechCrunch)

Snapdeal to Raise $500 Million from Alibaba, SoftBank, Foxconn: Report (NDTV)

Snapdeal Receives $500m Growth Investment (FinSMEs)

Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Palantir Raises $450 Million, Now Valued At $20 Billion (TechCrunch)

GrabTaxi snags US$400 million in funding from China Investment Corp and others (e27)

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