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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for July 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 $125,000,000 STARZ PLAY Undisclosed Media Investment
4 $125,000,000 Croosing Ramot Media Investment
5 $103,000,000 GetSmarter 2U Inc. Transactions Acquisition
6 $100,000,000 Cloudyn Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
7 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
8 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $90,000,000 Picup Technologies Undisclosed Transactions Investment
10 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
12 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
14 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
15 $47,000,000 SimilarWeb Consortium Marketing Investment
16 $41,000,000 Fetchr Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $40,000,000 Autotalks Mirai Creation Investment Fund Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $33,000,000 iguazio Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $33,000,000 Riskified Consortium Software & Services 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. MIDDLE EASTERN ON-DEMAND VIDEO STREAMING SERVICE RECEIVE US$125 MILLION IN FUNDING (Startup MGZN)
  4. The Isreali startup Croosing raised $125 million to upgrade our links (Geektime)
  5. 2U Acquires GetSmarter for $103 Million to Add Short-Course Offerings (EdSurge)
  6. Report: Microsoft to buy security firm Hexadite for $100M as Cloudyn still in progress (TechCrunch)
  7. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  8. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  9. Picup promises parcel delivery in under 90 min (IT web)
  10. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  11. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  12. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  13. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  14. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. SimilarWeb raises $47M at valuation approaching $800M to take on Nielsen in digital market intel (TechCrunch)
  16. Fetchr Secures $41 Million In Series B Funding Led By New Enterprise Associates, To Continue Disrupting The Traditional Delivery Industry (ME Newswire)
  17. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  18. Car Tech Startup Autotalks Raises $40 Million (No Camels)
  19. Iguazio nabs $33M to bring big data edge analytics to IoT, finance and other enterprises (TechCrunch)
  20. Riskified Raises $33M Growth Funding Round (FinSMEs)

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)

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)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for April 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 $100,000,000 99 Didi Chuxing Transactions Investment
4 $94,457,088 Teraco Data Environments Barclays Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
5 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $69,000,000 takealot.com Naspers Ecommerce Investment
8 $60,000,000 Valens Semiconductor Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $56,000,000 TopTix SeatGeek Software & Services Acquisition
11 $41,000,000 OrCam Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $30,000,000 Autotalks Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $25,000,000 dapulse Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $25,000,000 Freightos Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $25,000,000 otonomo Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $19,000,000 Creditas Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $16,000,000 ScyllaDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $15,000,000 CorePhotonics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $15,000,000 IntSights 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. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  4. Teraco raises R1.2 billion for expansion (It news africa)
  5. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  6. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  7. Naspers Invests $69 Million Into South African E-Commerce Business Takealot, Takes Its Shareholding To Over 50% (iAfrican)
  8. Israeli car chip co Valens raises $60m (Globes)
  9. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Ticketing Startup SeatGeek Acquires Software Company TopTix for $56 Million (Fortune)
  11. Artificial vision co OrCam raises $41m (globes.co.il)
  12. Israeli vehicle communications company Autotalks raises $30 million (Tech.eu)
  13. Dapulse raises $25 million for its project management tool (Venture Beat)
  14. Logistics startup Freightos lands $25 million in funding from GE Ventures (TechCrunch)
  15. Otonomo raises $25M to help automakers make money from connected cars (TechCrunch)
  16. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  17. Brazil’s Creditas gets $19 million amid boom in local fintech financing: Reuters (PE HUB)
  18. ScyllaDB Closes $16 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Next-Generation Cassandra Database (ScyllaDB)
  19. Corephotonics raises $15 million from Samsung, Foxconn, MediaTek (Reuters)
  20. Israeli threat intelligence startup IntSights uncovers $15 million in Series B funding (Geek Time)