Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for June 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $650,000,000 Souq.com Amazon Transactions Acquisition
2 $145,484,824 3G Mobile Blue Label Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
4 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
5 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
6 $41,000,000 Fetchr Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $15,000,000 iyzico Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $5,000,000 Modacruz Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $5,000,000 Cars45 Frontier Cars Group Transactions Investment
10 $5,000,000 MYDAWA Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
11 $4,543,739 WeThinkCode BCX Transactions Investment
12 $3,500,000 compareit4me Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $3,000,000 Bayzat Undisclosed Transactions Investment
14 $2,500,000 BitPesa Undisclosed Transactions Investment
15 $2,000,000 Xineoh King and Bay West Software & Services Investment
16 $2,000,000 DokkanAfkar Riyad Taqnia Fund (RTF) Ecommerce Investment
17 $1,800,000 Seez B&Y, Wamda Capital, Phoenician Funds Software & Services Investment
18 $1,500,000 Sinemia Revo Capital Transactions Investment
19 $1,300,000 CarSwitch Glowfish Capital Transactions Investment
20 $1,250,000 Lidya Accion Venture Lab, Newid capital Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Amazon to acquire Souq, a Middle East clone once valued at $1B, for $650M (TechCrunch)
  2. Blue Label to buy 3G Mobile for R1.9bn (Tech Central)
  3. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  4. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  5. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  6. Fetchr Secures $41 Million In Series B Funding Led By New Enterprise Associates, To Continue Disrupting The Traditional Delivery Industry (ME Newswire)
  7. Iyzico, a Turkish online payments company and potential Stripe competitor, closes $15M Series C (TechCrunch)
  8. Modacruz Raises Series B Financing Led by Middle East Venture Partners; Total of $5M Raised to Date (PRNewswire)
  9. Nigeria’s Cars45 closes $5M round to digitize Africa’s used autos markets (TechCrunch)
  10. MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya (TechMoran)
  11. WeThinkCode gets a R60m injection from BCX (Stuff)
  12. Compareit4me.com Secures $3.5 Million (arabnet)
  13. Bayzat Raises $3 Million As MENA’s Health Insurance Opportunity Grows (Incarabia)
  14. BitPesa closes a $2.5M round to expand digital payments business beyond Africa (AppsAfrica)
  15. Bloemfontein startup secures $2m funding from Canadian investment bank (VentureBurn)
  16. Saudi startup Dokkan Afkar closes $2M round (Wamda)
  17. Lebanese automotive marketplace receives $1.8M seed fund (Wamda News (MENA))
  18. Movie ticket subscription service Sinemia raises $1.5 million for its US expansion (Tech.eu)
  19. Used car market place CarSwitch.com raises $1.3 million (cpi financial)
  20. Nigerian fintech startup Lidya raises $1.25 million seed funding (Techpoint)
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