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Top 20 Deals for January 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
2$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
3$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$350,000,000Ele.meTencent, Sequoia CapitalTransactionsInvestment
5$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
6$220,000,000InstacartConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
7$186,000,000lynda.com ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$161,000,000Wanda E-commerceCentec Networks, Xude RendaoEcommerceInvestment
9$125,000,000NetProspex Dun & BradstreetMarketingAcquisition
10$100,000,000APUS Group ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$100,000,000Beibei.comConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
12$100,000,000YmatouSailing Capital InternationalEcommerceInvestment
13$95,000,000Planet Labs ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$80,000,000MongoDBConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$75,000,000CoinbaseConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$70,000,000Glassdoor ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$65,000,000Porch.com ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
18$58,000,000TransferWiseConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
19$56,000,000AntuitGoldman Sachs, Zodius CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$55,000,000App Annie ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  4. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  5. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  6. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  8. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  10. APUS Group Raises $100M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Capital Today, New Horizon Lead $100M Series C In Beibei.Com (China Money Network)
  12. Cross-border Shopping Site Ymatou Pockets US$100M Series B Funding (TechNode)
  13. Planet Labs Raises $95M (FinSMEs)
  14. MongoDB Secures $80M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Coinbase Raises $75M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Glassdoor Raises $70M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Porch.com Raises over $65M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. TransferWise Raises $58M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Antuit Secured up to $56M (FinSMEs)
  20. App Annie Closes $55M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Acquisitions for January 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
3$125,000,000NetProspex Dun & BradstreetMarketingAcquisition
4$36,000,000Code SchoolPluralsightSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$21,000,000American HealthCare Lending Prosper MarketplaceTransactionsAcquisition
6UndisclosedAccess Technology GroupTA AssociatesSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7UndisclosedClearMomentumIpreoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8UndisclosedComposyt Light LabsIntelHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
9UndisclosedDispopAdmedoMarketingAcquisition
10UndisclosedLogibecGI PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
11UndisclosedMagic Pixel GamesKabamGamesAcquisition
12UndisclosedNewsfloElsevierSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13UndisclosedNimbleTVSynacorMediaAcquisition
14UndisclosedPixelapseDropboxTransactionsAcquisition
15UndisclosedPremiumBeatShutterstockSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16UndisclosedQuickFire NetworksFacebookSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17UndisclosedRevolution AnalyticsMicrosoftSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18UndisclosedRex FeaturesShutterstockSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19UndisclosedSemetricAppleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
20UndisclosedTaggWhistleHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition

More information

  1. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  2. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  3. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  4. Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million (TechCrunch)
  5. Prosper Marketplace Acquires American HealthCare Lending for $21M (FinSMEs)
  6. TA Associates Acquires Majority Interest in Access Technology Group (FinSMEs)
  7. Ipreo Acquires ClearMomentum (FinSMEs)
  8. Intel Buys Smart Eyewear Maker Composyt (EWeek)
  9. Admedo Acquires Dispop (FinSMEs)
  10. GI Partners Acquires by Logibec (FinSMEs)
  11. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  12. Elsevier Acquires Newsflo (FinSMEs)
  13. Synacor Acquires NimbleTV, Startup That Streamed Live TV Online (Variety)
  14. Dropbox Acquires Pixelapse, A Startup Building Collaboration Tools For Designers (TechCrunch)
  15. Shutterstock Acquires Rex Features And PremiumBeat (TechCrunch)
  16. Facebook Acquires QuickFire Networks (FinSMEs)
  17. Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics to help customers find big data value with advanced statistical analysis (Microsoft)
  18. Shutterstock Acquires Rex Features And PremiumBeat (TechCrunch)
  19. Apple Buys UK Startup Behind Musicmetric To Add Analytics To Beats (TechCrunch)
  20. Whistle Raises $15M in Series B Funding; Acquires Tagg (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Investments for January 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
2$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
3$350,000,000Ele.meTencent, Sequoia CapitalTransactionsInvestment
4$220,000,000InstacartConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$186,000,000lynda.com ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$161,000,000Wanda E-commerceCentec Networks, Xude RendaoEcommerceInvestment
7$100,000,000APUS Group ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
8$100,000,000Beibei.comConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
9$100,000,000YmatouSailing Capital InternationalEcommerceInvestment
10$95,000,000Planet Labs ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$80,000,000MongoDBConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$75,000,000CoinbaseConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
13$70,000,000Glassdoor ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
14$65,000,000Porch.com ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
15$58,000,000TransferWiseConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
16$56,000,000AntuitGoldman Sachs, Zodius CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$55,000,000App Annie ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$52,090,425windeln.deGoldman Sachs, DN CapitalEcommerceInvestment
19$50,000,000Moovit ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
20$50,000,000VMTurboConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

More information

  1. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  4. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  6. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. APUS Group Raises $100M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Capital Today, New Horizon Lead $100M Series C In Beibei.Com (China Money Network)
  9. Cross-border Shopping Site Ymatou Pockets US$100M Series B Funding (TechNode)
  10. Planet Labs Raises $95M (FinSMEs)
  11. MongoDB Secures $80M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Coinbase Raises $75M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Glassdoor Raises $70M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Porch.com Raises over $65M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. TransferWise Raises $58M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Antuit Secured up to $56M (FinSMEs)
  17. App Annie Closes $55M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. windeln.de Raises €45M (FinSMEs)
  19. Moovit Closes $50M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. VMTurbo Raises $50M in Seres D Funding (FinSMEs)

Top Ecommerce Deals for January 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$161,000,000Wanda E-commerceCentec Networks, Xude RendaoEcommerceInvestment
2$100,000,000Beibei.comConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
3$100,000,000YmatouSailing Capital InternationalEcommerceInvestment
4$52,090,425windeln.deGoldman Sachs, DN CapitalEcommerceInvestment
5$40,000,000Mister SpexConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
6$29,472,375Westwing ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
7$27,853,750navabi ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
8$25,000,000Boxed ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
9$18,744,430Home24 UndisclosedEcommerceInvestment
10$1,700,000Okanjo UndisclosedEcommerceInvestment

More information

  1. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Capital Today, New Horizon Lead $100M Series C In Beibei.Com (China Money Network)
  3. Cross-border Shopping Site Ymatou Pockets US$100M Series B Funding (TechNode)
  4. windeln.de Raises €45M (FinSMEs)
  5. Mister Spex Raises $40M Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  6. Westwing Raises €25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. navabi Raises €25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Boxed Completes $25m Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  9. Home24 Receives €15.9M Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Okanjo Raises $1.7M (FinSMEs)