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Top 20 Media Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
2 $500,000,000 Maker Studios The Walt Disney Company Media Acquisition
3 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
4 $30,000,000 CPXi Business Development Corporation of America Media Investment
5 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
6 $25,000,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
7 $20,000,000 Shazam Undisclosed Media Investment
8 $18,000,000 FTBpro Consortium Media Investment
9 $16,000,000 Banjo Consortium Media Investment
10 $13,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
11 $12,000,000 Business Insider Jeff Bezos Media Investment
12 $10,000,000 Aviasales iTech Capital Media Investment
13 $8,500,000 Hubub Undisclosed Media Investment
14 $8,323,500 Quill Smedvig Capital, Dan’l Hewitt Media Investment
15 $8,000,000 Gigaom Consortium Media Investment
16 $7,500,000 Mubi Consortium Media Investment
17 $7,000,000 Boxfish Consortium Media Investment
18 $3,300,000 MyHealth Teams Consortium Media Investment
19 $3,000,000 Varsity News Network Consortium Media Investment
20 $1,500,000 Chnl John Wander, Dale Okuno Media Investment

More information

  1. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  2. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)
  3. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  4. CPXi Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  6. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Shazam reportedly raising another $20M at a $500M valuation (Venture Beat)
  8. FTBpro Closes $18M Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Banjo Raises $16M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Mashable Raises $13M In Its First Outside Funding (TechCrunch)
  11. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Puts More Money Into Business Insider (The Wall Street Journal)
  12. Travel metasearch engine Aviasales secures $10M from iTech Capital (Venture Beat)
  13. Hubub Raises $8.5M To Be The New Home For Conversations On The Web (TechCrunch)
  14. Quill Closes £5M Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Gigaom Raises $8M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Mubi Raises $7.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Boxfish Raises $7M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. MyHealthTeams Lands $3.3M To Bring Mobile-Friendly Social Networks To Those Living With Chronic Health Conditions (TechCrunch)
  19. Varsity News Network Closes $3M Series A To Expand Its High School Athletic Platform Nationwide (TechCrunch)
  20. Chnl, Inc raises $1.5M (Market Brief)

Top Media Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
2 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
3 $25,000,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
4 $20,000,000 Shazam Undisclosed Media Investment
5 $13,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
6 $10,000,000 Aviasales iTech Capital Media Investment
7 $8,500,000 Hubub Undisclosed Media Investment
8 $8,000,000 Gigaom Consortium Media Investment
9 $3,300,000 MyHealth Teams Consortium Media Investment
10 $3,000,000 Varsity News Network Consortium Media Investment
11 $1,500,000 Chnl John Wander, Dale Okuno Media Investment
12 $1,250,000 Pingboard Consortium Media Investment
13 $1,000,000 Brazzlebox Undisclosed Media Investment
14 $1,000,000 Watchup Consortium Media Investment
15 $500,000 Screenburn Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  2. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  3. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Shazam reportedly raising another $20M at a $500M valuation (Venture Beat)
  5. Mashable Raises $13M In Its First Outside Funding (TechCrunch)
  6. Travel metasearch engine Aviasales secures $10M from iTech Capital (Venture Beat)
  7. Hubub Raises $8.5M To Be The New Home For Conversations On The Web (TechCrunch)
  8. Gigaom Raises $8M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. MyHealthTeams Lands $3.3M To Bring Mobile-Friendly Social Networks To Those Living With Chronic Health Conditions (TechCrunch)
  10. Varsity News Network Closes $3M Series A To Expand Its High School Athletic Platform Nationwide (TechCrunch)
  11. Chnl, Inc raises $1.5M (Market Brief)
  12. Pingboard Secures $1.25M In Seed Funding To Modernize Office Management (TechCrunch)
  13. Brazzlebox Secures over $1M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Video News Aggregator Watchup Raises $1M From Microsoft Ventures, Others (TechCrunch)
  15. Screenburn Raises $500k in Angel Funding (FinSMEs)

Top Media Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 Undisclosed ConnectAround Tapestry Media Acquisition
2 Undisclosed mig33 Latin Gold Media Acquisition
3 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
4 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
5 $25,000,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
6 $13,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
7 $1,500,000 Chnl John Wander, Dale Okuno Media Investment
8 $1,250,000 Pingboard Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Aussie start-up Tapestry acquires US social networking firm ConnectAround (StartupSmart)
  2. mig33 to be acquired by Latin Gold; heading for reverse IPO (e27)
  3. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  4. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  5. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Mashable Raises $13M In Its First Outside Funding (TechCrunch)
  7. Chnl, Inc raises $1.5M (Market Brief)
  8. Pingboard Secures $1.25M In Seed Funding To Modernize Office Management (TechCrunch)