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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for March 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $175,000,000 BankMobile Flagship Community Bank Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $68,000,000 Yongqianbao Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $58,000,000 Bluegogo Black Hole Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $57,000,000 FreeCharge Snapdeal Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $35,000,000 Job Today Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $30,000,000 Rover Revcontent Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $30,000,000 KaChing! Creades AB Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $28,000,000 Anxin Doctor Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $25,000,000 Flock Bhavin Turakhia Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $23,500,000 Payfone Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $21,000,000 24tidy Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $20,000,000 Button Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $15,000,000 Lola Travel Company, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  2. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  3. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  4. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  5. Customers Bank sells digital unit BankMobile for $175m (Finextra)
  6. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  7. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  8. China personal lending platform Yongqianbao raises $68m (Asian Venture Capital Journal)
  9. Black Hole Capital Leads $58M Round In Chinese Bike Sharing Firm Bluegogo (Chinamoney Network)
  10. FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal (Tech Circle)
  11. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  12. JobToday inks $35M media-for-equity deal with European broadcasters (TechCrunch)
  13. Revcontent Acquires Machine Learning Startup, Rover, For More Than $30M (MediaPost)
  14. Sven Hagströmer enters with 30 million in beta patch Kaching (Breakit)
  15. Matrix Joins $28M Series B In Chinese App For Children And Women’s Healthcare (China Money Network)
  16. Slack-rival Flock gets $25 mn from founder for expansion, but is it a good decision? (Hindustan Times)
  17. Payfone Raises $23.5M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. China Dealbook: Legend Capital backs Up Pictures; 24Tidy raises $21m (Deal Street Asia)
  19. Tech Startup Button In $20M Series B (PYMNTS)
  20. Kayak co-founder Paul English raises $15M for his travel startup Lola (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $58,000,000 Bluegogo Black Hole Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $57,000,000 FreeCharge Snapdeal Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $30,000,000 Rover Revcontent Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $30,000,000 KaChing! Creades AB Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $28,000,000 Anxin Doctor Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $23,500,000 Payfone Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $20,000,000 Button Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $15,000,000 Lola Travel Company, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $15,000,000 MobileCause Level Equity Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $15,000,000 True Balance Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $14,600,000 TripActions Arif Janmohamed, Oren Zeev Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $13,000,000 Resy Network Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $12,000,000 Fuse Alliance Venture, Northzone Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $11,500,000 Chatbooks Aries Capital Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $10,000,000 Brightwheel Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  2. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  3. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  4. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  5. Black Hole Capital Leads $58M Round In Chinese Bike Sharing Firm Bluegogo (Chinamoney Network)
  6. FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal (Tech Circle)
  7. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  8. Revcontent Acquires Machine Learning Startup, Rover, For More Than $30M (MediaPost)
  9. Sven Hagströmer enters with 30 million in beta patch Kaching (Breakit)
  10. Matrix Joins $28M Series B In Chinese App For Children And Women’s Healthcare (China Money Network)
  11. Payfone Raises $23.5M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Tech Startup Button In $20M Series B (PYMNTS)
  13. Kayak co-founder Paul English raises $15M for his travel startup Lola (TechCrunch)
  14. MobileCause Raises $15m in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. India’s True Balance recharges its coffers with US$15M funding from Korean VCs (e27)
  16. TripActions launches its business travel app and unveils a $14.6 million round (VentureBeat)
  17. Airbnb Invests in Restaurant Reservation App Resy (The Daily Meal)
  18. UX tool suite Fuse raises $12M to make apps prettier and more productive (TechCrunch)
  19. Chatbooks raises $11.5 million to put photo printing on autopilot (TechCrunch)
  20. Brightwheel raises $10 million to keep parents in-the-know about their kids’ day at school (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $57,000,000 FreeCharge Snapdeal Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $23,500,000 Payfone Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $20,000,000 Button Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $15,000,000 Lola Travel Company, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $15,000,000 MobileCause Level Equity Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $14,600,000 TripActions Arif Janmohamed, Oren Zeev Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $13,000,000 Resy Network Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $12,000,000 Fuse Alliance Venture, Northzone Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $7,614,540 Ddocdoc Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $5,000,000 EmployeeChannel, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $4,000,000 OOHLALA Mobile Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $3,300,000 Prattle Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $3,286,305 QikServe Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $3,220,920 Budbee Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $3,000,000 Postr Media Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $3,000,000 D8ii Limited Kuvera Capital Group Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  2. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  3. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  4. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  5. FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal (Tech Circle)
  6. Payfone Raises $23.5M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Tech Startup Button In $20M Series B (PYMNTS)
  8. Kayak co-founder Paul English raises $15M for his travel startup Lola (TechCrunch)
  9. MobileCause Raises $15m in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. TripActions launches its business travel app and unveils a $14.6 million round (VentureBeat)
  11. Airbnb Invests in Restaurant Reservation App Resy (The Daily Meal)
  12. UX tool suite Fuse raises $12M to make apps prettier and more productive (TechCrunch)
  13. Hospital search app Ddocdoc lands additional 9 billion won investment (VentureSquare)
  14. EmployeeChannel, Inc., a Leading Provider of Mobile Apps for Employee Engagement and Communication, Raises $5M Series A to Fund Growth (EmployeeChannel)
  15. Oohlala aims to school the university-specific app space with a $4M Series A (TechCrunch)
  16. Prattle Raises $3.3m Seed Round Led by GCM Grosvenor (PR Newswire)
  17. QikServe Raises £2.7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Swedish delivery startup Budbee raises €3 million (Tech.eu)
  19. POSTR raises $3 million for APAC expansion (Voxy)
  20. D8ii announces US$3 million fundraising round (The Nation)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for December 2016

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,800,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $1,600,000,000 Wind Mobile SunShaw Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $500,000,000 Ping An Good Doctor Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $400,000,000 My Credit Tiantu Capital, Xinhu Zhongbao Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $385,000,000 Mitel Mobility Xura Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $310,000,000 U51.com Xinhu Zhongbao, Tiantu Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $200,000,000 Slack Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $175,000,000 Hike Messenger Tencent, Foxconn Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $175,000,000 Snapchat Fidelity Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $160,000,000 Yunmanman Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $150,000,000 Age of Learning Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $150,000,000 SMS Assist Goldman Sachs Investment Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $125,000,000 Tink Labs Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $119,000,000 OfferUp Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $110,000,000 Vurb Snapchat Mobile & Apps Acquisition
16 $108,000,000 Getui Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $100,000,000 Yeahmobi Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $93,000,000 Grindr Beijing Kunlun World Wide Technology Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $77,000,000 Upthere Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $75,000,000 Byju’s Sequoia Capital, Sofina Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers (TechCrunch)
  2. Shaw completes $1.6 billion acquisition of wireless carrier Wind Mobile (Vancouver Sun)
  3. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round (FinSMEs)
  4. China’s Fintech Unicorn My Credit Scoops $400M Financing To Build Industry Fund (TechNode)
  5. Xura buys Mitel Mobility for $385M and Ranzure to double down on 5G (TechCrunch)
  6. Chinese credit card management app raises $310m Series C (AVCJ)
  7. Slack, a 2-year-old messaging platform, is raising $200 million at nearly a $4 billion valuation led by Thrive Capital (Business Insider)
  8. Hike’s Kavin Mittal talks about $175m boost in its battle with WhatsApp (Tech In Asia)
  9. Snapchat Raises $175 Million From Fidelity at Flat $16 Billion Valuation (Re/code)
  10. Yunfeng, Sequoia-Backed Yunmanman Raises $160M In New Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  11. Age of Learning, a quiet giant in education apps, raised $150M at a $1B valuation from Iconiq (TechCrunch)
  12. Multisite Property Management Company SMS Assist Raises $150M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Tink Labs raises $125M to put its free-to-use smartphone in more hotel rooms worldwide (TechCrunch )
  14. Craigslist rival OfferUp raises $119M, confirms $1B valuation and cites ‘global ambitions’ (GeekWire)
  15. Snapchat to Buy Vurb for More Than $100 Million (The Information)
  16. Push Notification Service Getui Enters Mobile Marketing With $108M Fresh Funding (Tech Node)
  17. Mobile Advertising Network Yeahmobi Raises About $100 Million in Funding for Expansion (PR Newswire)
  18. Gay dating app Grindr gets $93-million investment from Chinese company (LA Times)
  19. Personal Storage App Upthere Raises $77M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Byju Raises $75M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)