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Top 20 Media Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$155,000,000Baidu VideoConsortiumMediaInvestment
2$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
3$100,000,000BitstripsSnapchatMediaAcquisition
4$55,000,000Giphy ConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$50,000,000MediumConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$45,000,000iFlixSkyMediaInvestment
7$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$27,000,000MitúConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$25,000,000Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason EpsteinMediaInvestment
10$25,000,000HungamaConsortiumMediaInvestment
11$25,000,000WevrConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$23,000,00017 MediaLeSports Innovation FundMediaInvestment
13$17,500,000Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge BankMediaInvestment
14$16,656,750VionLabsUndisclosedMediaInvestment
15$15,000,000MashableTurnerMediaInvestment
16$15,000,000fuboTVConsortiumMediaInvestment
17$15,000,000MasterClassConsortiumMediaInvestment
18$13,500,000Replay TechnologiesDeutsche Telekom Capital PartnersMediaInvestment
19$12,500,000VokeConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$12,000,000Virool ConsortiumMediaInvestment

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  1. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  4. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  7. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  9. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
  11. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  12. Taiwan’s 17 Media closes $23m funding from LeSports Innovation, partners (Deal Street Asia)
  13. Altitude Digital Raises Additional $17.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  15. Time Warner’s Turner Leads Mashable’s $15 Million Funding Round (Bloomberg)
  16. fuboTV Raises US$15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. MasterClass Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Replay Technologies Closes $13.5M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. VR sports and music startup Voke raises $12.5M from Intel Capital, Sacramento Kings, A&E and others (GeekWire)
  20. Virool Raises $12M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for March 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
2$100,000,000BitstripsSnapchatMediaAcquisition
3$55,000,000Giphy ConsortiumMediaInvestment
4$45,000,000iFlixSkyMediaInvestment
5$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$27,000,000MitúConsortiumMediaInvestment
7$25,000,000WevrConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$16,656,750VionLabsUndisclosedMediaInvestment
9$15,000,000MasterClassConsortiumMediaInvestment
10$15,000,000fuboTVConsortiumMediaInvestment
11$15,000,000MashableTurnerMediaInvestment
12$13,500,000Replay TechnologiesDeutsche Telekom Capital PartnersMediaInvestment
13$12,500,000VokeConsortiumMediaInvestment
14$11,500,000Bustle ConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$10,000,000MyMusicTasteConsortiumMediaInvestment
16$10,000,000PitchbookMorningstarMediaInvestment
17$10,000,000Pulse EvolutionOriginal Force Computer Animation, Shanghai U9 Game CoMediaInvestment
18$8,500,000Penrose StudiosConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$8,000,000ModsyConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$8,000,000BandPageYouTubeMediaAcquisition

More information

  1. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  3. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  5. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  7. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  8. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  9. MasterClass Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. fuboTV Raises US$15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Time Warner’s Turner Leads Mashable’s $15 Million Funding Round (Bloomberg)
  12. Replay Technologies Closes $13.5M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. VR sports and music startup Voke raises $12.5M from Intel Capital, Sacramento Kings, A&E and others (GeekWire)
  14. Bustle Raises $11.5 Million More in Venture Funding (Fortune)
  15. MyMusicTaste spins on with US$10M Series A (e27)
  16. Pitchbook raises $10M from Morningstar to grow its platform (VatorNews)
  17. Hologram Specialist Pulse Receives $10 Million Investment From Chinese Companies (EXCLUSIVE) (Variety)
  18. Virtual Reality Film House Penrose Studios Raises $8.5 Million (Re/Code)
  19. Modsy Raises $8M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. YouTube Buys BandPage to Create New Revenue Opportunities for Musicians (Gadgets 360)

Top 20 Media Deals for February 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
2$55,000,000Giphy ConsortiumMediaInvestment
3$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
4$27,000,000MitúConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$25,000,000WevrConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$15,000,000VionLabsUndisclosedMediaInvestment
7$15,000,000MasterClassConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$10,000,000MyMusicTasteConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$10,000,000PitchbookMorningstarMediaInvestment
10$10,000,000Pulse EvolutionOriginal Force Computer Animation, Shanghai U9 Game CoMediaInvestment
11$8,000,000ModsyConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$8,000,000BandPageYouTubeMediaAcquisition
13$7,000,000LoopMeConsortiumMediaInvestment
14$6,100,000StacklaBailador Technology InvestmentsMediaInvestment
15$4,500,000GreatistConsortiumMediaInvestment
16$4,343,600Blinkist ConsortiumMediaInvestment
17$3,000,000Mycity4kidsSIDBI Venture Capital, YourNest Angel FundMediaInvestment
18$2,851,660JukedeckConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$2,500,000TattoodoConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$2,500,000ClapitUndisclosedMediaInvestment

More information

  1. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  5. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  6. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  7. MasterClass Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. MyMusicTaste spins on with US$10M Series A (e27)
  9. Pitchbook raises $10M from Morningstar to grow its platform (VatorNews)
  10. Hologram Specialist Pulse Receives $10 Million Investment From Chinese Companies (EXCLUSIVE) (Variety)
  11. Modsy Raises $8M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. YouTube Buys BandPage to Create New Revenue Opportunities for Musicians (Gadgets 360)
  13. LoopMe Raises $7M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Stackla eyes further international growth after $6.1 million funding round (AFR)
  15. Greatist Raises $4.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Blinkist Raises €4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Mycity4kids Raises $3M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Jukedeck Raises £2.0M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Tattoodo Raises $2.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. How this Sydney startup raised more than $2.5 million before even launching (Startup Smart)

Top 20 Media Deals for January 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
2$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
3$27,000,000MitúConsortiumMediaInvestment
4$15,000,000VionLabsUndisclosedMediaInvestment
5$10,000,000MyMusicTasteConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$10,000,000PitchbookMorningstarMediaInvestment
7$7,000,000LoopMeConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$4,500,000GreatistConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$4,343,600Blinkist ConsortiumMediaInvestment
10$3,000,000Mycity4kidsSIDBI Venture Capital, YourNest Angel FundMediaInvestment
11$2,851,660JukedeckConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$1,900,000MedleyConsortiumMediaInvestment
13$1,000,000Raw ShortsConsortiumMediaInvestment
14$1,000,000Unreel Entertainment ConsortiumMediaInvestment
15UndisclosedFlyby MediaAppleMediaAcquisition
16UndisclosedM-GOFandangoMediaAcquisition
17UndisclosedSoundwaveSpotifyMediaAcquisition
18UndisclosedSwarmify ConsortiumMediaInvestment
19UndisclosedUstreamIBMMediaAcquisition
20UndisclosedWeather CompanyIBMMediaAcquisition

More information

  1. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  4. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  5. MyMusicTaste spins on with US$10M Series A (e27)
  6. Pitchbook raises $10M from Morningstar to grow its platform (VatorNews)
  7. LoopMe Raises $7M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Greatist Raises $4.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Blinkist Raises €4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Mycity4kids Raises $3M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Jukedeck Raises £2.0M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Japan’s Medley, job board and portal for medical professionals, raises $1.9 million (The Bridge)
  13. Raw Shorts Raises $1.0M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Unreel Entertainment Secures $1M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Apple Acquires Flyby Media, Makers Of Tech That “Sees” The World Around You (TechCrunch)
  16. Fandango Gets Into the Streaming Business With Acquisition of M-GO (Hollywood Reporter)
  17. Spotify Acquires Cord Project and Soundwave (FinSMEs)
  18. Swarmify Closes Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. IBM Acquires Ustream (FinSMEs)
  20. With Acquisition of the Weather Company Properties, IBM Collects Even More Data (AdWeek)