Top 20 Investments for May 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $1,250,000,000 Ele.me Alibaba Transactions Investment
3 $1,200,000,000 LeSports Consortium Games Investment
4 $1,000,000,000 Didi Chuxing Apple Transactions Investment
5 $1,000,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $793,500,000 Magic Leap Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $339,000,000 Global Fashion Group Rocket Internet Transactions Investment
9 $300,000,000 Gett Volkswagen Group Transactions Investment
10 $275,000,000 TradeKing Ally Financial Transactions Investment
11 $253,000,000 Pivotal Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $250,000,000 ibibo Naspers Group Transactions Investment
13 $204,500,000 Guazi.Com Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $200,000,000 Slack Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $200,000,000 Snapdeal Consortium Ecommerce Investment
16 $200,000,000 Uber LetterOne Transactions Investment
17 $187,000,000 StorageCraft Technology TA Associates Software & Services Investment
18 $184,563,200 Skyscanner Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $175,000,000 Snapchat Fidelity Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $171,000,000 Future Finance Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  2. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  3. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing (Reuters)
  5. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  6. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  8. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  9. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen (Bloomberg)
  10. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  11. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  12. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  13. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  14. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)
  15. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  16. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  17. StorageCraft Technology Receives $187M Investment from TA Associates (FinSMEs)
  18. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Snapchat Raises $175 Million From Fidelity at Flat $16 Billion Valuation (Re/code)
  20. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
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