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Top 20 Investments for May 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
6 $1,400,000,000 Paytm SoftBank Transactions Investment
7 $1,200,000,000 Go-Jek Tencent Holdings Transactions Investment
8 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
11 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $579,400,000 Yixin Capital Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $550,000,000 Sea Limited Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $502,000,000 Improbable Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
18 $500,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
19 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $425,100,150 Delivery Hero Naspers Transactions Investment

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  6. Paytm raises $1.4 billion from Softbank, valuation jumps to over $8 billion (The Economic Times)
  7. Indonesia’s Uber rival Go-Jek raises $1.2 billion led by Tencent at a $3 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  8. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  9. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  10. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  11. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  12. Yixin Capital raises $579.4m from Tencent, others (Deal Street Asia)
  13. Garena Rebrands as Sea After Raising $550 Million in New Funding (Bloomberg)
  14. London-based AI and simulation start-up Improbable bags $502m in funding from SoftBank (Computing)
  15. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  16. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  17. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  18. Lyft raises $500 million amid turmoil at Uber (CNBC)
  19. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  20. Naspers invests €387M in European food delivery business Delivery Hero (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Investments for April 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $22,000,000,000 Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. China Development Bank Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $5,500,000,000 Didi Chuxing Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
4 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
5 $1,400,000,000 Flipkart Tencent Holdings, eBay, Microsoft Ecommerce Investment
6 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $1,000,000,000 Toutiao CCB International, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
9 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $500,000,000 Kabbage Undisclosed Transactions Investment
11 $500,000,000 Lyft Undisclosed Transactions Investment
12 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $447,800,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
16 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $400,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $400,000,000 Microvast Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $350,000,000 Ola SoftBank Transactions Investment

More information

  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s ride-hailing giant Didi raises $5.5 billion, valuing it at $50 billion (CNBC)
  3. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  4. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Flipkart lands $1.4B from Microsoft, eBay, Tencent as India online retail battle with Amazon continues (Geekwire)
  6. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  7. China: News app Toutiao nabs $1b from Sequoia, CCB International at $11b valuation (Deal Street Asia)
  8. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  9. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  10. Kabbage nabs $500M for small business loans (TechCrunch)
  11. Lyft raises $500 million amid turmoil at Uber (CNBC)
  12. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  13. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  14. Airbnb closes $1B round at $31B valuation, profitable as of 2H 2016, no plans for IPO (TechCrunch)
  15. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  16. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  17. Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation to deliver groceries on-demand (TechCrunch)
  18. CITIC Securities Leads $400M Round In EV Battery Maker Microvast (China money network)
  19. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  20. Ola raises $350 million at valuation of $3.5 billion (Moneycontrol)

Top 20 Investments for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
2 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
3 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
5 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
8 $350,000,000 Ola SoftBank Transactions Investment
9 $250,000,000 Magento Commerce Hillhouse Capital Group Ecommerce Investment
10 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $200,000,000 Kakao Pay Ant Financial Transactions Investment
12 $174,000,000 Le Young Pictures Undisclosed Media Investment
13 $165,000,000 Tricentis Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
14 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
15 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
18 $104,000,000 Fuze Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $100,000,000 99 Didi Chuxing Transactions Investment
20 $100,000,000 PatientsLikeMe iCarbonX, Invus Transactions Investment

More information

  1. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  2. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  3. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  4. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  5. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  6. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  7. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  8. Ola raises $350 million at valuation of $3.5 billion (Moneycontrol)
  9. Magento Commerce scores $250 mln from Hillhouse (PE HUB)
  10. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  11. Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay (TechCrunch )
  12. Le Young Pictures, a video firm established by LeEco founder’s wife raises US$174 million series A (Next Unicorn)
  13. Tricentis Raises $165M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  15. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  16. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  17. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  18. Fuze raises $104 million to grow its unified communications platform for enterprises (Venture Beat)
  19. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  20. PatientsLikeMe secures $100M, partners with health data company iCarbonX (Mobi Health News)

Top 20 Investments for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
2 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
4 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $250,000,000 Magento Commerce Hillhouse Capital Group Ecommerce Investment
6 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $165,000,000 Tricentis Insight Venture Partners Sofware & Services Investment
8 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
9 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
12 $100,000,000 99 Didi Chuxing Transactions Investment
13 $100,000,000 PatientsLikeMe iCarbonX, Invus Transactions Investment
14 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $100,000,000 Zhihu Consortium Media Investment
16 $100,000,000 MissFresh Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $90,000,000 Nuna Incorporated John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Software & Services Investment
19 $75,000,000 Kaminario Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $58,000,000 Chushou GGV Capital, Shunwei Capital Media Investment

More information

  1. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  2. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  3. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  4. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  5. Magento Commerce scores $250 mln from Hillhouse (PE HUB)
  6. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  7. Tricentis Raises $165M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  9. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  10. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  11. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  12. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  13. PatientsLikeMe secures $100M, partners with health data company iCarbonX (Mobi Health News)
  14. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  15. Zhihu crowned China’s first knowledge sharing unicorn with 100m USD series D (Technode)
  16. Lenovo Capital Co-Leads $100M Round In Miss Fresh (China Money Network)
  17. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  18. Nuna Raises over $90m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Kaminario Raises $75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. GGV, Shunwei lead $58M Round In Games Streaming Start-Up (China Money Network)