Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
3 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
4 $100,000,000 Cloudyn Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
5 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
6 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
9 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
11 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
12 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $41,000,000 Fetchr Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Autotalks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $25,000,000 Freightos Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $25,000,000 dapulse Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $25,000,000 otonomo Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $22,000,000 Sweet Inn BRM Group, Qumra Capital Transactions Investment
19 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $16,000,000 ScyllaDB Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  3. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  4. Report: Microsoft to buy security firm Hexadite for $100M as Cloudyn still in progress (TechCrunch)
  5. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  6. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  7. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  8. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  9. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  10. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  12. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  13. Fetchr Secures $41 Million In Series B Funding Led By New Enterprise Associates, To Continue Disrupting The Traditional Delivery Industry (ME Newswire)
  14. Israeli vehicle communications company Autotalks raises $30 million (Tech.eu)
  15. Logistics startup Freightos lands $25 million in funding from GE Ventures (TechCrunch)
  16. Dapulse raises $25 million for its project management tool (Venture Beat)
  17. Otonomo raises $25M to help automakers make money from connected cars (TechCrunch)
  18. Resort suite booking co Sweet Inn raises $22m (Globes)
  19. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  20. ScyllaDB Closes $16 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Next-Generation Cassandra Database (ScyllaDB)
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