Top 20 Investments for December 2015


Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $1,250,000,000 Alibaba Group Holding Transactions Investment
3 $1,200,000,000 Uber Baidu Transactions Investment
4 $1,200,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
5 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
6 $1,000,000,000 Coupang SoftBank Ecommerce Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Uber Microsoft, Bennett Coleman & Co. Transactions Investment
8 $1,000,000,000 Didi Kuaidi Undisclosed Transactions Investment
9 $1,000,000,000 SoFi SoftBank Transactions Investment
10 $810,000,000 PrimeAgain Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $700,000,000 Flipkart Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital Ecommerce Investment
12 $700,000,000 Yidao Yongche Le TV Transactions Investment
13 $630,000,000 Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $537,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $530,000,000 Lyft Rakuten Transactions Investment
18 $526,000,000 Spotify Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $500,000,000 Zenefits Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $500,000,000 Tuniu JD Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  2. Alibaba to pump US$1.25 billion in Chinese online food delivery service (e27)
  3. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  4. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  5. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  6. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  8. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  9. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  10. Japan’s PrimeAgain raises $810,000 to further develop ephemeral video sharing app (The Bridge)
  11. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (
  12. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  13. Raises US$630M in Series F Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  16. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  17. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. These Are The Companies That Just Gave Spotify Half A Billion Dollars (Forbes)
  19. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Chinese travel site Tuniu gets $500M injection, JD now biggest shareholder (Tech In Asia)
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