Top 20 Investments for August 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
3 $1,000,000,000 Coupang SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
5 $700,000,000 Flipkart Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital Ecommerce Investment
6 $630,000,000 Ele.me Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $537,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
11 $526,000,000 Spotify Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $500,000,000 Zenefits Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $500,000,000 Tuniu JD Transactions Investment
14 $500,000,000 Qunar Silver Lake Transactions Investment
15 $500,000,000 Wish DST Capital Ecommerce Investment
16 $500,000,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $500,000,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $450,000,000 Palantir Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
20 $400,000,000 GrabTaxi China Sovereign-Wealth Fund Transactions Investment

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 (Trak.in)

Ele.me 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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