Weekly Update – April 18, 2017

      Total Deal Value (USD) – $857,492,994                    Total Deal Number – 127

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $108,000,000 NetEase Cloud Music Consortium Media Investment
2 $75,000,000 Actility Consortium Software & Services Investment
3 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
4 $60,000,000 Branch Consortium Software & Services Investment
5 $60,000,000 Lucid North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity Software & Services Investment
6 $43,800,000 PagerDuty Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $40,000,000 PAS Tinicum Software & Services Investment
8 $36,000,000 Luminar Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $33,000,000 Tegile Systems Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $23,000,000 aiFi Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $22,000,000 Yunxuetang SIG China, Li Qi Software & Services Investment
12 $15,000,000 Boost Capital Atalaya Capital Management Transactions Investment
13 $15,000,000 Tasktop Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $14,519,267 Xiaodian Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $13,900,000 Pluto VR Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $12,000,000 ClearDATA Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $9,417,600 Neyber Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $9,000,000 SmartDrive Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
19 $8,000,000 Akoonu Shasta Ventures Marketing Investment
20 $7,984,012 Unu Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
21 $7,300,000 CloudMine Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
22 $7,000,000 Fnatic Consortium Games Investment
23 $6,650,000 Ink Labs Consortium Software & Services Investment
24 $6,400,000 FretLink Consortium Software & Services Investment
25 $5,680,000 Flex Class Undisclosed Transactions Investment
26 $5,641,650 Audioboom Group Edge Investments, Nick Candy Software & Services Investment
27 $5,500,000 BestMile Consortium Software & Services Investment
28 $5,500,000 Ninjacart Consortium Marketing Investment
29 $5,000,000 Beamery Consortium Marketing Investment
30 $5,000,000 Cleanly Consortium Transactions Investment
31 $5,000,000 Fleet Space Technologies Consortium Software & Services Investment
32 $5,000,000 FleetUp Humax Holdings Software & Services Investment
33 $5,000,000 MFour Mobile Research Kayne NewRoad Ventures Fund Mobile & Apps Investment
34 $5,000,000 Teamable True Ventures, SaaStr Fund Transactions Investment
35 $4,900,000 Elmodis Consortium Software & Services Investment
36 $4,500,000 Emiza Inc Consortium Software & Services Investment
37 $4,500,000 HackerEarth Consortium Transactions Investment
38 $4,500,000 WeTrust Undisclosed Transactions Investment
39 $4,400,000 Virtualitics The Venture Reality Fund Software & Services Investment
40 $4,000,000 Clovia Consortium Ecommerce Investment
41 $4,000,000 Smart Sparrow Consortium Transactions Investment
42 $4,000,000 TheWaveVR Consortium Software & Services Investment
43 $3,300,000 Aggrigator Elevate Innovation Partners Transactions Investment
44 $3,250,000 Flowhub Phyto Partners, Green Lion Partners Software & Services Investment
45 $3,100,000 Attest Consortium Transactions Investment
46 $3,100,000 Popular Pays Consortium Transactions Investment
47 $3,000,000 Lybrate Undisclosed Transactions Investment
48 $2,900,000 Shipyard Games Supercell Games Investment
49 $2,880,000 Favstay 500 Startups Transactions Investment
50 $2,500,000 Gravity Supply Chain Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
51 $2,500,000 Qualtrics Insight Venture Partners, Accel Partners Software & Services Investment
52 $2,382,780 Den Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
53 $2,250,000 Narrative I/O, Inc. Consortium Software & Services Investment
54 $2,100,000 SquadRun Consortium Software & Services Investment
55 $2,000,000 Full Harvest Consortium Transactions Investment
56 $2,000,000 honeycomb.io Consortium US Investment
57 $2,000,000 TripCreator Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
58 $2,000,000 Wurk Consortium Software & Services Investment
59 $1,800,000 GeoCV Runa Capital, Emery Capital Software & Services Investment
60 $1,700,000 BAYiQ Tallwave Capital Marketing Investment
61 $1,700,000 Haystack Follow[the]Seed Transactions Investment
62 $1,600,000 SocialDiabetes Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
63 $1,598,625 Artsy Q2Q Capital Transactions Investment
64 $1,500,000 Laser Motive Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
65 $1,500,000 Qwilr Consortium Software & Services Investment
66 $1,500,000 Spring Care Consortium Software & Services Investment
67 $1,400,000 Darkstore PivotNorth Capital Transactions Investment
68 $1,300,000 Snapmaker Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
69 $1,200,000 Fivejack 500 Startups Games Investment
70 $1,200,000 Saleswhale Consortium Software & Services Investment
71 $1,110,654 Mondido Collector Ventures Transactions Investment
72 $1,000,000 Approved Consortium Transactions Investment
73 $1,000,000 Bluethumb Consortium Transactions Investment
74 $1,000,000 Planet Fundraiser Undisclosed Transactions Investment
75 $752,220 Tenzo Consortium Software & Services Investment
76 $746,445 Cybersprint Consortium Software & Services Investment
77 $712,000 Percipient Consortium Software & Services Investment
78 $627,840 Sideways 6 Brent Hoberman, 24 Haymarket Software & Services Investment
79 $626,790 Shot Scope Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
80 $564,111 Fund Twenty8 Undisclosed Transactions Investment
81 $500,000 Arbitrum Consortium Software & Services Investment
82 $500,000 Finvale Softline Seed Fund, Da Vinci Capital Software & Services Investment
83 Undisclosed Alading Bank Matrix Partners China Transactions Investment
84 Undisclosed ALCIS Sports RB Investments Ecommerce Investment
85 Undisclosed Audiobooks.com RBmedia Transactions Acquisition
86 Undisclosed BeesPath Mortgage Cadence Transactions Acquisition
87 Undisclosed Blue Star Sports Genstar Capital Software & Services Acquisition
88 Undisclosed CHILI publish Volta Ventures Software & Services Investment
89 Undisclosed Cirracore Green House Data Software & Services Acquisition
90 Undisclosed Comic Republic Aviva, Tseyi Hammond Media Investment
91 Undisclosed Concorde Solutions Ivanti Software & Services Acquisition
92 Undisclosed CreativeBug Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Transactions Acquisition
93 Undisclosed Deis.com Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
94 Undisclosed Entrada NextGen Healthcare Information Systems Software & Services Acquisition
95 Undisclosed First Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
96 Undisclosed Fuzzycube Software Magic Leap Software & Services Acquisition
97 Undisclosed GoTenna Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
98 Undisclosed impress.ai O Victory Fund Software & Services Investment
99 Undisclosed Indie Hackers Stripe Transactions Acquisition
100 Undisclosed Inside Sales Bootcamp Sales Bootcamp Transactions Acquisition
101 Undisclosed Longscope J2 Global, Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
102 Undisclosed MailerMailer J2 Global, Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
103 Undisclosed Minute Menu Alpine Investors Software & Services Investment
104 Undisclosed Muslimarket.com 500 Startups Ecommerce Investment
105 Undisclosed MXForce J2 Global, Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
106 Undisclosed Nitero AMD Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
107 Undisclosed Omnify Inc Consortium Software & Services Investment
108 Undisclosed Op Ed Marketing Sensei Marketing Marketing Acquisition
109 Undisclosed Parking Panda SpotHero Mobile & Apps Acquisition
110 Undisclosed PayVisors Zift LLC Transactions Acquisition
111 Undisclosed Plumbr Karma Ventures Software & Services Investment
112 Undisclosed Plume Design Inc. Comcast Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
113 Undisclosed R2C Buchanan & Edwards. Software & Services Acquisition
114 Undisclosed ReeWise Exadel Software & Services Acquisition
115 Undisclosed SafetyKart Retail Redcliffe Capital Ecommerce Investment
116 Undisclosed ScoutMyTrip Z Nation Lab Transactions Investment
117 Undisclosed Scrypt J2 Global, Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
118 Undisclosed SendInc J2 Global, Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
119 Undisclosed Sudu Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
120 Undisclosed Synack Consortium Software & Services Investment
121 Undisclosed TeamPages Active Network Software & Services Acquisition
122 Undisclosed TinMen Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
123 Undisclosed uCampaign Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
124 Undisclosed Wavefront VMware Software & Services Acquisition
125 Undisclosed Williams & Garcia Data Blue Software & Services Acquisition
126 Undisclosed XPerception Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
127 Undisclosed Zyme Solutions Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. NetEase Cloud Music becomes unicorn after $108M series A (TechNode)
  2. Actility energised by $75m funding round to accelerate industrial IoT solutions globally (Actility)
  3. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  4. Deep-linking startup Branch raised $60 million from Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures (TechCrunch)
  5. LUCID SECURES $60M IN FUNDING (Research Live)
  6. PagerDuty raises $43.8 million to help businesses streamline digital operations (VentureBeat)
  7. PAS Announces $40 Million Investment to Fuel Its Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Business (NewsOn6)
  8. Luminar reveals sensors that could make self-driving cars safer than human (TechCrunch)
  9. Tegile Systems Raises $33m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. The speaker star Aifi gets 23 million – from trotters and DJs (Breakit)
  11. China: SIG leads $22m series B in employee training firm Yunxuetang (Bitcoin Agile)
  12. Boost Capital Secures £15m Credit Line from Atalaya Capital Management (FinSMEs)
  13. Tasktop raises $15 mln in AVX Partners-led financing round (PE HUB)
  14. Power bank rental startup Xiaodian secures RMB 100m series A (Technode)
  15. Pluto VR Raises $13.9M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. ClearDATA raises $12 mln (PE HUB)
  17. FinTech startup Neyber closes £7.5m Series B (Tech City News)
  18. Japan’s SmartDrive, car telematics startup, nabs $9M series B to ramp up big data analysis (The Bridge (Japan))
  19. Akoonu Raises $8M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Electric scooter maker Unu raises €7.5 million in funding (Tech.eu)
  21. CloudMine raised a $7.3 million Series B (Technical.ly)
  22. Teams from the NBA, MLB, and Italian soccer invested $7 million in esports team Fnatic (Business Insider )
  23. Ink Labs, Inc. Secures $6.65M in Seed Funding Led by VTF Capital, Base Ventures, G-Bar Ventures, Nelnet and IT-Farm, Relocates Headquarters to Nebraska (Marketwired)
  24. FretLink raises $6.4 million to make trucks run like clockwork (TechGig)
  25. Edtech Startup Flex Class Holdings Raises US $5.68 Million from PIPE Investors (SATPRNEWS)
  26. Audioboom has raised £4.5 million from property tycoon Nick Candy and Edge Investments (Business Insider)
  27. BestMile Seed Round Reaches $5.5M with the Addition of $2M from Partech Ventures, Serena Capital and Airbus Ventures, Company Also Appoints a New Chief Technology Officer. (VentureBeat)
  28. Accel Partners, Nandan Nilekani’s Trust, Others Bet $5.5 Mn On B2B Agrimarketing Platform Ninjacart (Inc42)
  29. Index leads $5M Series A in Beamery’s ‘CRM for recruitment’ (TechCrunch)
  30. Cleanly raises a $5M Series A to bring profitability to the on-demand laundry space (TechCrunch)
  31. Blackbird and Mike Cannon-Brookes back space tech startup Fleet’s $5m round (AFR)
  32. FleetUp Raises $5 Million in Series B Funding (PR Newswire)
  33. MFour Mobile Research Raises $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  34. Teamable Raises $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  35. Elmodis raises a $4.9M round to find the soul of a new machine (TechCrunch)
  36. Mumbai-based logistics startup Emiza raises $4.5M in round led by Mayfield (YourStory News)
  37. HackerEarth raises $4.5 million from DHI Group, others (Mint (IN))
  38. Ethereum: Slock.it Gets $2 Million for Creation of the Universal Sharing Network, WeTrust Receives $4.5 Million with an ICO (BTC Manager)
  39. Virtualitics raises $4.4 million to power its ‘Excel for VR’ (TechCrunch)
  40. Indian lingerie startup Clovia raises $4 million (Hindustan Times)
  41. Edtech startup Smart Sparrow rakes in $4 million in new funding (Impact Alpha)
  42. TheWaveVR Raises $4M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  43. Aggrigator™ announces it has raised over $3.3M (PR Newswire)
  44. Flowhub Closes $3.25m Series A Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  45. London-based MarTech startup Attest lands $3.1m (Tech City News)
  46. Popular Pays raises $3.1M in new funding to connect marketers and creators (TechCrunch)
  47. India-based doctor booking platform Lybrate quietly raises $3M more (TechCrunch )
  48. Shipyard Games raises $2.9 million from Clash Royale maker Supercell (Venture Beat)
  49. [Updated] Favstay raises US$2.88M funding from Dusit International, 500 Startups, others (e27)
  50. Gravity Supply Chain Raises $2.5m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  51. After taking no funding for a decade, Qualtrics just raised a huge round and is worth $2.5 billion (CNBC)
  52. Smart Home Startup Den raises £1.9M in Crowdfunding ()
  53. Narrative simplifies the buying and selling of online data (TechCrunch)
  54. Software firm SquadRun raises $2.1 million (LiveMint)
  55. BREAKING: Full Harvest Raises $2m Seed Round for Food Waste Reduction Platform (AgFunder News)
  56. Infrastructure monitoring startup Honeycomb raises $2 million (VentureBeat)
  57. TripCreator raises $2 million, banishes B2C trip planning service (TNOOZ)
  58. Denver payroll services firm aimed at marijuana business raises $2M (9News)
  59. GeoCV receives $1.8 million funding for 3D interior scanning technology (3D Printing Industry)
  60. EXCLUSIVE: Mesa software startup raises $1.7 million seed round – Phoenix Business Journal (ZENNIE62.com)
  61. Follow[the]Seed invests in digital business card startup Haystack’s $1.7m seed round – here comes the paperless office (Anthill Online)
  62. SocialDiabetes receives 1.6 million from the EU to boost its internationalization (Google)
  63. Artsy, Public House of Art raises €1.5M to accelerate international expansion (Startup Juncture)
  64. LaserMotive raises $1.5 million to boost innovations in laser power transmission (Geekwire)
  65. Qwilr, which turns boring business documents into attractive websites, raises $1.5M (TechCrunch)
  66. Yale spinout raises $1.5M to help physicians match patients with right depression drug (Med City News)
  67. On-demand delivery fulfillment startup Darkstore raises $1.4 million seed round (TechCrunch)
  68. Snapmaker 3D Printer Passes $1.3 Million in Funding Via Kickstarter (video) (Geeky)
  69. itemku raises US$1.2M investment, wants to fuel Southeast Asia expansion (e27 News )
  70. Singapore’s Saleswhale, which uses AI to automate sales emails, raises $1.2M (TechCrunch)
  71. Klarna competitor Mondido receive 10 million kronor – Collector Ventures invests (breakit.se)
  72. Approved Announces Funding and Public Release (Medium)
  73. Art marketplace Bluethumb raises $1 million to build out Indigenous Art Centre program (Startup Daily)
  74. Shipt’s CEO among investors in Planet Fundraiser’s $1 million first fundraising round (al.com)
  75. Tenzo, an up-and-coming hospitality tech platform, raises £600K to expand internationally (TheTechPortal )
  76. Cybersprint Accelerates its International Growth with New Investment of €700.000,- (HSD)
  77. Singapore data startup Percipient closes $712k seed round (Deal Street Asia)
  78. London-based SaaS startup Sideways 6 closes £500,000 Seed (Tech City News)
  79. Shot Scope backed by £500,000 grant (Bunkered)
  80. SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 Raises £4.5 Million (Crowdfund Insider)
  81. Text, image and video moderation service Arbitrum picks up $500K from Ask.fm founders (TechCrunch)
  82. Finvale attracts $500,000 in seed capital for its fintech marketplace (Finextra)
  83. Matrix Partners Leads Series A Round in Chinese Online Lending Firm Alading Bank (China Money Network)
  84. Exclusive: India’s sportswear startup ALCIS raises funding from RB Investments (Deal Street Asia)
  85. Audiobook Producer/Distributor Audiobooks.com Acquired by RB Media (The Digital Reader)
  86. Accenture Acquires BeesPath’s ClosingBridge Platform, Extending Mortgage Cadence’s Loan-Origination Functionality to Connect Lenders to Title and Settlement Agents Securely Via the Web (Business Wire)
  87. Blue Star Sports Announces Majority Equity Investment From Genstar Capital (PRNewswire )
  88. SweepBright & CHILI publish get funding from Volta Ventures RSS (startups.be)
  89. Green House Data Acquires Cirracore (Cirracore)
  90. Nigeria’s Comic Republic raises funding from 2 investors (Disrupt Africa)
  91. Ivanti Acquires Software Optimization Expert Concorde Solutions, Extends IT Asset Management Capabilities (PR Newswire)
  92. Creativebug Acquired By Jo-Ann Stores (Socal Tech)
  93. Microsoft acquires container platform Deis from Engine Yard (TechCrunch)
  94. NextGen Healthcare Announces Agreement to Acquire Entrada, Inc. (Entrada)
  95. Philippines Alt-Lender Lands Venture Funding (Pymnts)
  96. Magic Leap reportedly acquires FuzzyCube Software game studio (VentureBeat)
  97. goTenna Series B fuels vision to make local communication possible anywhere on the planet (TechCrunch)
  98. impress.ai secures funding to make recruiting efficient and simpler with a Virtual HR assistant (thetechportal.com)
  99. Stripe acquires Indie Hackers, a knowledge-sharing community for entrepreneurs (TechCrunch)
  100. Sales Bootcamp™ Acquires Insides Sales Bootcamp and Launches Free Online Bootcamp (Business Wire)
  101. j2 Global Buys Five More Companies (SocalTech)
  102. j2 Global Buys Five More Companies (SocalTech)
  103. Alpine Investors funds Minute Menu (PE HUB)
  104. Exclusive: Indonesia’s Muslimmarket.com raises Series A from 500 Startups, others (Deal Street Asia)
  105. j2 Global Buys Five More Companies (SocalTech)
  106. AMD buys Nitero wireless VR startup (TechCrunch )
  107. SaaS Startup Omnify Gains Funding From Rajan Anandan, Others (Inc42)
  108. Sensei Marketing Inc. Acquires Op Ed Marketing (Sensei Marketing)
  109. SpotHero acquires Parking Panda (TechCrunch)
  110. Zift Acquires Leading Payments Technology Company PayVisors (PR Newswire)
  111. Plumbr raises venture capital, hires first senior executive (Plumbr)
  112. Comcast invests in Plume, a Wi-Fi wall plug startup (Axios)
  113. Buchanan & Edwards Acquires R2C (BusinessWire)
  114. Exadel Acquires ReeWise, Continues to Expand Breadth of Global Enterprise Services (PR Newswire)
  115. Redcliffe Capital invests in SafetyKart Retail (Livemint)
  116. Exclusive: Travel-tech startup ScoutMyTrip raises seed round (VC Circle)
  117. j2 Global Buys Five More Companies (SocalTech)
  118. j2 Global Buys Five More Companies (SocalTech)
  119. Sudu Adds High-Profile Customers Amid Fund Raise (Metro Atlanta CEO)
  120. Travelers enlists Symantec to advise cyber insurance customers (CIO)
  121. ACTIVE Network Expands Its Technology Portfolio For The Sports Market (PR Newswire)
  122. FoodTech Startup TinMen Receives Second Round of Funding from Sify Cofounder and Others (Indian Web)
  123. Advocating For Nuclear Energy — There’s An App For That (Forbes)
  124. VMware Buys Monitoring Company Wavefront (SDX Central)
  125. Data Blue Acquires Williams & Garcia, LLC (PR Newswire)
  126. Baidu is acquiring xPerception, a US startup focused on computer vision (TechCrunch)
  127. Insight Venture Partners to buy majority stake in Zyme (PE HUB)
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