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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $120,000,000 Proteus Digital Health Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $57,000,000 Simplisafe Sequoia Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $37,000,000 mCube Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $20,421,000 MCor Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $20,000,000 Bitfury Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $19,000,000 Quanttus Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $17,000,000 Ineda Systems Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $17,000,000 iRhythm Technologies Novo A/S, Norwest Venture Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $15,500,000 Orbotix Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $15,000,000 Zepp Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $14,000,000 Fon Qualcomm Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $13,200,000 Skycatch Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $12,815,880 ROLI Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  2. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  3. Proteus Digital Health Raises $120M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  5. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  7. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  9. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  10. mCube Closes $37M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Irish firm gets €15m boost as it takes 3D-printing machine to global techfest (Independent.ie)
  12. Infrastructure Provider Bitfury Raises $20 Million in Investment Round (Coin Telegraph)
  13. Stealthy MIT wearable startup Quanttus gets $19M (Mobile Health News)
  14. Ineda Systems Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. iRhythm Technologies Closes $17M Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. VCs just poured $15.5M into these toy robots (VentureBeat)
  17. Zepp Labs Secures $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Fon raises $14 million from Qualcomm to boost sharing of Wi-Fi, music (VentureBeat)
  19. Skycatch Raises $13.2M To Field Data-Gathering Drones Both High And Low (TechCrunch)
  20. ROLI Raises £7.6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $3,000,000,000 Beats Electronics Apple Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $374,000,000 Aastra Mitel Hardware & Infrastructure Merger
6 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $57,000,000 Simplisafe Sequoia Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $20,421,000 MCor Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $19,000,000 Quanttus Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $17,000,000 Ineda Systems Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $17,000,000 iRhythm Technologies Novo A/S, Norwest Venture Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $15,500,000 Orbotix Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $15,000,000 Zepp Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $14,000,000 Fon Qualcomm Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $13,200,000 Skycatch Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $12,815,880 ROLI Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  2. Apple finally confirms its $3B acquisition of Beats Electronics (VentureBeat)
  3. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  4. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  5. Mitel and Aastra close $US374 million merger (ARN)
  6. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  7. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  9. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  11. SimpliSafe gets $57 million in funding from Sequoia Capital (FinSMEs)
  12. Irish firm gets €15m boost as it takes 3D-printing machine to global techfest (Independent.ie)
  13. Stealthy MIT wearable startup Quanttus gets $19M (Mobile Health News)
  14. Ineda Systems Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. iRhythm Technologies Closes $17M Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. VCs just poured $15.5M into these toy robots (VentureBeat)
  17. Zepp Labs Secures $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Fon raises $14 million from Qualcomm to boost sharing of Wi-Fi, music (VentureBeat)
  19. Skycatch Raises $13.2M To Field Data-Gathering Drones Both High And Low (TechCrunch)
  20. ROLI Raises £7.6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,200,000,000 Nest Labs Google Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $2,300,000,000 IBM (x86-based server business) Lenovo Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
3 $2,000,000,000 Oculus VR Facebook Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $100,000,000 Basis Science Intel Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $75,000,000 Tintri Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $70,000,000 NJOY Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $70,000,000 Sungevity Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $60,000,000 Beats Music Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $20,421,000 MCor Technologies Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $19,000,000 Quanttus Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $17,000,000 Ineda Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $17,000,000 Ineda Systems Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $15,000,000 Zepp Labs Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $14,000,000 Fon Qualcomm Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $12,000,000 Layer3 TV North Bridge Venture Partner, Evolution Media Growth Partners Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $10,700,000 ThoughtSpot Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $10,500,000 Altia Systems Intel Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $10,000,000 Blue River Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $10,000,000 Canary Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $10,000,000 FlatFrog Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion (CNN)
  2. Lenovo agrees to buy IBM’s server business for $US2.3 billion (ARN)
  3. Facebook is buying Oculus for $2B to ‘get ready for the platform of tomorrow’ (VentureBeat)
  4. Basis Goes To Intel For Around $100M (TechCrunch)
  5. Tintri Raises $75M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. NJOY Raises over $70M (FinSMEs)
  7. Sungevity Raises $70M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Beats Music Raises $60 Million in Funding (Billboard)
  9. Irish firm gets €15m boost as it takes 3D-printing machine to global techfest (Independent.ie)
  10. Stealthy MIT wearable startup Quanttus gets $19M (Mobile Health News)
  11. Wearable chip start-up Ineda gets funding from Qualcomm and Samsung (Reuters)
  12. Ineda Systems Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Zepp Labs Secures $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Fon raises $14 million from Qualcomm to boost sharing of Wi-Fi, music (VentureBeat)
  15. Layer3 TV Raises $21M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. ThoughtSpot Raises $10.7M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Altia Systems Raises $10.5M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Blue River Technology Raises $10 Million from Data Collective Venture Capital, Innovation Endeavors and Khosla Ventures (BusinessWire)
  19. Canary Raises $10M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. FlatFrog Laboratories Closes $10M Funding Round (FinSMEs)