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Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for March 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 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
3 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
4 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
6 $600,000,000 NIO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $400,000,000 AirTrunk Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
9 $400,000,000 Bigo Technology Ping An Overseas Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $350,000,000 Kuaishou Tencent Holdings Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $200,000,000 Kakao Pay Ant Financial Transactions Investment
13 $177,000,000 Paytm Alibaba Group, SAIF Partners Transactions Investment
14 $174,000,000 Le Young Pictures Undisclosed Media Investment
15 $140,000,000 UCloud Information Technology CICC, Oriza Holdings Software & Services Investment
16 $100,000,000 Zhihu Consortium Media Investment
17 $100,000,000 MissFresh Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $100,000,000 Chezhibao PAG Transactions Investment
20 $100,000,000 Delhivery The Carlyle Group, Tiger Global Management Transactions Investment

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  1. China’s Largest Chipmaker Secures $22 Billion to Expand Globally (Bloomberg)
  2. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  3. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  4. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  5. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  6. Tencent, Baidu Lead $600M Round In Chinese Electric Vehicle Maker NIO (China Money Network)
  7. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  8. APAC data centre startup raises $400m led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital (Data/Economy)
  9. Popular video streaming app Bigo Live now valued at $400m after series C round (Tech In Asia)
  10. Tencent Leads $350M Round In Video App Popular Among China’s Farmers And Migrant Workers (China Money Network)
  11. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  12. Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay (TechCrunch )
  13. Alibaba takes lead in India’s Paytm Ecommerce with fresh $177m funding (Tech In Asia)
  14. Le Young Pictures, a video firm established by LeEco founder’s wife raises US$174 million series A (Next Unicorn)
  15. China’s UCloud secures $140m Series D (Asian Venture Capital Journal )
  16. Zhihu crowned China’s first knowledge sharing unicorn with 100m USD series D (Technode)
  17. Lenovo Capital Co-Leads $100M Round In Miss Fresh (China Money Network)
  18. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  19. China: Used car trading platform Chezhibao raises $100m led by PE firm PAG (Deal street asia)
  20. Delhivery raises $100M from Carlyle & Tiger Global (ET tech)

Weekly Update – March 9, 2017

      Total Deal Value (USD) – $4,727,954,034                Total Deal Number – 136

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,400,000,000 Snap Consortium Mobile & Apps Public
2 $177,000,000 Paytm Alibaba Group, SAIF Partners Transactions Investment
3 $174,200,000 MBS Textbook Exchange Barnes & Noble Education Software & Services Acquisition
4 $124,000,000 SMS Management & Technology DWS Software & Services Acquisition
5 $102,000,000 Atom Bank Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $82,000,000 ChargePoint, Inc. Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $58,000,000 Bluegogo Black Hole Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $50,000,000 Cherwell Software KKR & Co. (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.) Software & Services Investment
9 $50,000,000 Kensho Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
11 $35,000,000 VeloCloud, Inc. Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $32,500,000 Upstart Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $30,000,000 BlackBuck International Financial Corporation, Sands Capital Ventures Software & Services Investment
14 $21,500,000 Hedvig Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $21,000,000 24tidy Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $20,000,000 Urjanet Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $19,000,000 2nd Watch Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $15,000,000 PebblePost Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $15,000,000 Pypestream Richard Braddock, Chatterjee Group Software & Services Investment
20 $12,194,000 Dealflo Consortium Transactions Investment
21 $12,000,000 Dora’s Dream La Chapelle Fashion, Legend Capital Transactions Investment
22 $12,000,000 WorkJam Consortium Software & Services Investment
23 $11,621,060 Kleding.nl Mitula Group Ecommerce Acquisition
24 $11,500,000 Cogent Labs Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
25 $10,564,600 Blueface BDO Development Capital Fund Software & Services Investment
26 $10,000,000 Algomi Euronext Transactions Investment
27 $10,000,000 Belong Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners India Software & Services Investment
28 $10,000,000 CampusLogic 4.0 Partners Software & Services Investment
29 $10,000,000 Celect Consortium Software & Services Investment
30 $9,000,000 Nimble CRM Consortium Marketing Investment
31 $7,600,000 CreditMantri Quona Capital Transactions Investment
32 $7,401,559 bexio Consortium Software & Services Investment
33 $7,000,000 Banyan Technology JumpStart, River SaaS Capital Software & Services Investment
34 $7,000,000 Fortscale Consortium Software & Services Investment
35 $6,000,000 Cordial Upfront Ventures Marketing Investment
36 $6,000,000 Music Audience Exchange Consortium Marketing Investment
37 $6,000,000 Zenrez Consortium Transactions Investment
38 $5,500,000 Workfit Consortium Software & Services Investment
39 $5,368,968 OpenRent Global Founders Capital Transactions Investment
40 $5,000,000 Brayola Consortium Ecommerce Investment
41 $4,759,222 Fazland RedSeed Ventures, Ad4Ventures Transactions Investment
42 $4,747,950 LIQID Investments GmbH Deutsche Börse Transactions Investment
43 $4,390,560 ZoneFox Consortium Software & Services Investment
44 $4,200,000 Booksy Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
45 $4,200,000 Flo Live Arie Capital, Lead – Golden Sunflower Capital Software & Services Investment
46 $4,000,000 Amper Music Consortium Software & Services Investment
47 $4,000,000 Dubset Media Holdings Consortium Transactions Investment
48 $3,648,855 WhenFresh CLS Data Software & Services Investment
49 $3,500,000 Polarity Strategic Cyber Ventures, Ron Gula Software & Services Investment
50 $3,400,000 Motimatic Consortium Marketing Investment
51 $3,171,465 21Buttons Samaipata Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
52 $3,049,000 Monzo Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
53 $2,643,875 PayinTech Consortium Transactions Investment
54 $2,500,000 Found Careers Ronald Dane, Stevan Premutico, Tim Reed Transactions Investment
55 $2,500,000 GoWide DIGI117 Marketing Acquisition
56 $2,500,000 RedCarpetUp Lightspeed Venture Partners Transactions Investment
57 $2,439,200 BrickVest Jean Romain Lhomme Transactions Investment
58 $2,000,000 Raken, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
59 $2,000,000 TotallyAwesome Nigel Wray Marketing Investment
60 $1,500,000 Celes Care Consortium Transactions Investment
61 $1,500,000 Whereable Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
62 $1,000,000 NeoStencil Consortium Transactions Investment
63 $1,000,000 Outfit Microequities Asset Management Marketing Investment
64 $853,720 ME+EM Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
65 $500,000 WorkHound Consortium Software & Services Investment
66 Undisclosed Agolo Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
67 Undisclosed APPBURST Smart City Holdings Mobile & Apps Acquisition
68 Undisclosed Audience Partners Altice Marketing Acquisition
69 Undisclosed Autobiz.fr PSA Group Transactions Investment
70 Undisclosed BestMark Generation Growth Capital Marketing Acquisition
71 Undisclosed Brilliant Service Cognizant Technology Solutions Software & Services Acquisition
72 Undisclosed BuyBay Fortino Capital Software & Services Investment
73 Undisclosed Buzzcapture OBI4wan Marketing Acquisition
74 Undisclosed Cabi Holdings Sentinel Capital Partners Transactions Acquisition
75 Undisclosed Clipp Mobile Embrace Mobile & Apps Acquisition
76 Undisclosed Color Magazine BridgeTower Media Media Acquisition
77 Undisclosed Comet Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
78 Undisclosed Compath Me, Inc. mixi Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
79 Undisclosed Couponhaat Axel Wawrina Transactions Investment
80 Undisclosed Cryptowatch Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Software & Services Acquisition
81 Undisclosed D+M Group Sound United Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
82 Undisclosed Danwood Group Apogee Corp Transactions Acquisition
83 Undisclosed DeliverEat.my ASEAN Superseed Fund Transactions Investment
84 Undisclosed Domainplus.com.my Exabytes Software & Services Acquisition
85 Undisclosed DRC Systems Infibeam Software & Services Acquisition
86 Undisclosed Emojifi Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
87 Undisclosed Enersize Scania Growth Capital Software & Services Investment
88 Undisclosed EstateMaster Altus Group Software & Services Acquisition
89 Undisclosed ExeQuo Lionbridge Games Acquisition
90 Undisclosed Expert Agent Zoopla Property Group Software & Services Acquisition
91 Undisclosed Fairsail The Sage Group Software & Services Acquisition
92 Undisclosed Globe Software Global Software Software & Services Acquisition
93 Undisclosed Growtopia Ubisoft Games Acquisition
94 Undisclosed Hotelsatanywhere.com HotelPlanner.com Transactions Acquisition
95 Undisclosed Hummingbill KredX Software & Services Acquisition
96 Undisclosed InternetHotels.com HotelPlanner.com Transactions Acquisition
97 Undisclosed Intoxalock Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
98 Undisclosed Johari Shop Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
99 Undisclosed KICKZ AG Zalando SE Ecommerce Acquisition
100 Undisclosed Kristys Kitchen CureFit Transactions Acquisition
101 Undisclosed LocusLabs Acorn Pacific Ventures, SITA Software & Services Investment
102 Undisclosed Loopd etouches Software & Services Acquisition
103 Undisclosed Lykke AG Undisclosed Transactions Investment
104 Undisclosed Matrix Analytics Mark Cuban Software & Services Investment
105 Undisclosed Monkey Box IT Glue Software & Services Acquisition
106 Undisclosed Moving Analytics OCA Ventures Software & Services Investment
107 Undisclosed My Taxi India Undisclosed Transactions Investment
108 Undisclosed Nactus Consortium Software & Services Investment
109 Undisclosed Neokami Inc. Relayr Software & Services Acquisition
110 Undisclosed NetDocuments Clearlake Capital Group Software & Services Acquisition
111 Undisclosed Nowait Yelp Transactions Acquisition
112 Undisclosed ofo Consortium Transactions Investment
113 Undisclosed OneVisage Consortium Software & Services Investment
114 Undisclosed Ontology Systems EXFO Software & Services Acquisition
115 Undisclosed OrderAhead Square Transactions Acquisition
116 Undisclosed Overl.ai TruClinic Software & Services Acquisition
117 Undisclosed Paalak.in Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
118 Undisclosed Pared SoftTech VC Mobile & Apps Investment
119 Undisclosed Pocket Mozilla Software & Services Acquisition
120 Undisclosed Rainmaker LRO RealPage Software & Services Acquisition
121 Undisclosed Ratio Globant Marketing Acquisition
122 Undisclosed Red Marker Kaplan Software & Services Acquisition
123 Undisclosed Retail Merchant Services TCV Transactions Acquisition
124 Undisclosed Scilab Enterprises ESI-Group Software & Services Acquisition
125 Undisclosed SeenIt Calcutta Angels, Augment Ventures Transactions Investment
126 Undisclosed Silver Lining Solutions Genesys Software & Services Acquisition
127 Undisclosed Skry Bloq Software & Services Acquisition
128 Undisclosed SmarterMe, Inc e-Zest Solutions Ltd. Software & Services Acquisition
129 Undisclosed Sols Aetrex Worldwide Software & Services Acquisition
130 Undisclosed Tealium Citi Ventures Software & Services Investment
131 Undisclosed Terminal Udacity Software & Services Acquisition
132 Undisclosed The Limited Sycamore Partners Ecommerce Acquisition
133 Undisclosed Tidel Littlejohn & Co Transactions Acquisition
134 Undisclosed VENTENY INC. KK Fund, Ocean Capital Transactions Investment
135 Undisclosed VeriComply Jon Barlow, John Maute Software & Services Investment
136 Undisclosed Via Célere Dospuntos Transactions Acquisition

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  1. Snapchat raises $3.4 billion in IPO (CNN)
  2. Alibaba takes lead in India’s Paytm Ecommerce with fresh $177m funding (Tech In Asia)
  3. Barnes & Noble Acquires Major Textbook Wholesaler, MBS Textbook Exchange, for $174.2 Million (PYMNTS)
  4. DWS to acquire SMS Management and Technology in $124M deal (ARN)
  5. Atom Bank raises $102M at $320M valuation for a mobile-only bank for millennials (TechCrunch)
  6. Daimler leads ChargePoint’s new $82M round for EV charging network growth (TechCrunch)
  7. Black Hole Capital Leads $58M Round In Chinese Bike Sharing Firm Bluegogo (Chinamoney Network)
  8. Cherwell Software Snags $50M (TechRockies)
  9. Wall Street Bets $50M on Kensho’s A.I. Investing Tools (Xconomy)
  10. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  11. VeloCloud Raises $35M to Meet Accelerating Global Demand for Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN (Business Wire)
  12. Ex-Googlers hire CFO, raise $32.5M for machine learning powered lending startup (Silicon Valley Business Journal)
  13. Logistics Startup Blackbuck Raise $30 Million Series C Fund (Indianceo)
  14. HPE spotted splashing its cash at Hedvig’s $21.5m funding party (The Register)
  15. China Dealbook: Legend Capital backs Up Pictures; 24Tidy raises $21m (Deal Street Asia)
  16. Urjanet Announces $20 Million in Series C Funding from Oak HC/FT (Business Wire)
  17. Cloud management startup 2nd Watch raises $19 million (VentureBeat)
  18. PebblePost raises $15M to combine online data and old-school mail (TechCrunch )
  19. Pypestream raises $15M for its customer messaging platform (TechCrunch)
  20. FinTech firm automating financial agreements closes £10m Series B (Bitcoin agile)
  21. Legend Leads $12M Round In Chinese Women’s Clothes Rental Platform Dora’s Dream (China Money Network)
  22. WorkJam raises $12 million to communicate with hourly workers (TechCrunch )
  23. Fashiola and Kleding.nl acquired by Mitula Group for 11 million euros (Fashion United)
  24. Toppan Forms to join with AI startup for script digitization (Nikkei Asian Review)
  25. Irish cloud company Blueface raises €10m from BDO as it plans international expansion (Independent.ie)
  26. London fintech Algomi landed a $10 million investment from exchange giant Euronext (Business Insider)
  27. Matrix Partners Backed Belong Raises $10M in Series B Funding Led by Sequoia Capital (Indian Web 2)
  28. Gilbert tech software raises $10 million in Series B round (Phoenix Business Journal)
  29. Celect Raises $10M Led By Activant Capital To Build On Strong Revenue Growth In 2016 (PRNewswire All )
  30. Nimble lands $9 million Series A to simplify contact management in the cloud (TechCrunch)
  31. CreditMantri raises $7.6 million led by Quona Capital (Bizztor)
  32. bexio Secures CHF7.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  33. Banyan Technology Raises $7M in Strategic Growth Funding (FinSMEs)
  34. Cybersecurity startup Fortscale raises $7 million (VentureBeat)
  35. Cordial raises $6 million for its customized, automated email marketing service (TechCrunch)
  36. Music Audience Exchange Secures $6m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  37. Zenrez raises another $6 million to take on ClassPass (TechCrunch)
  38. Workfit raises $5.5 million seed round to be your AI meeting assistant (TechCrunch)
  39. OpenRent, the UK online letting agent, picks up £4.4M from Rocket Internet’s GFC (TechCrunch)
  40. Online bra-fitting co Brayola raises $5m (Nasdaq)
  41. Fazland.com Raises €4.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  42. LIQID collects € 4.5 million (Deutsche Börse Venture Network)
  43. Scottish cyber security start-up ZoneFox secures £3.6m from Archangels (Growth business)
  44. Booksy, the mobile-first booking app for appointment-based businesses, raises $4.2M (TechCrunch)
  45. Flo Live Raises USD$4.2m in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  46. Amper raises $4M to use AI to write music (TechCrunch)
  47. Dubset raises $4M to legalize remixes for Spotify and Apple Music (TechCrunch)
  48. London DaaS firm WhenFresh closes £3m Series A (Tech City News)
  49. Strategic Cyber Ventures Leads $3.5M Investment in Polarity (PR Newswire)
  50. Motimatic Secures $3.4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  51. 3 million euros investment in startup 21 Buttons (LOOGIC)
  52. Monzo blows past £2.5 million crowdfunding target (Finextra)
  53. French cashless payment startup PayinTech raises €2.5 million (tech.eu)
  54. $2.5m funding for mobile-focused jobs app Found (The Australian)
  55. Digi117 Acquires GOWIDE for $2.5 Million (Digital Journal)
  56. India Dealbook: Fintech startup RedCarpet raises $2.5m; Ideaspring backs Karomi (Bitcoin Agile)
  57. London PropTech firm BrickVest raises £2m from angel investors (Tech City News)
  58. Software Co. Raken Raises $2 Million in Seed Round (SDBJ)
  59. Platform that helps brands reach kids through ads raises $2m (TechInAsia)
  60. Healthtech Startup For Women Celes Care Raises $1.5 Mn Funding From Endiya Partners, Others (Inc42)
  61. Mount Pleasant-based safety device startup Whereable Technologies raises $1.5M, nears production (Post and Courier)
  62. Live learning platform NeoStencil Raises $1 mn in investment (TechCircle)
  63. Startup Outfit raises $1m to automate marketing design (AFR)
  64. Overfunding: Fashion Brand ME+EM Quickly Raises £700,000 on Crowdcube (Crowdfund Insider )
  65. WorkHound Wraps Up $500,000 Investment Round To Help Trucking Companies Retain Drivers (PR Web)
  66. Japan’s Dentsu Ventures invests in NYC-based automated content creation startup Agolo (The Bridge)
  67. Smart City Acquires AppBurst (Crossroads Today)
  68. Altice USA Acquires Audience Partners to Enable Multiscreen Addressable Advertising Solutions (Business Wire)
  69. Autobiz Receives Minority Investment from The PSA Group (FinSMEs)
  70. Generation Growth Capital, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of BestMark, Inc. (Marketwired )
  71. Cognizant buys Japanese firm Brilliant Service (Indus Business Line)
  72. BuyBay Receives Investment from Fortino Capital (FinSMEs)
  73. PE-backed OBI4wan buys Buzzcapture (PE HUB)
  74. Sentinel Capital acquires cabi (PE HUB)
  75. Mobile Embrace Increases Shareholding in Award Winning Clipp App (ASX )
  76. BridgeTower Media Acquires Color Magazine (PRNewswire )
  77. Crossroad Becomes Comet, Raises Funds For Its Collaborative Photo Album App (TechCrunch)
  78. Tokyo-listed Mixi acquires photo service provider Compath.me (DealStreetAsia)
  79. Couponhaat Receives Pre-Series A Funding from a Private European Investor (Bwdisrupt)
  80. Kraken Acquires Cryptowatch and Launches New Trading Platform (Bockchain)
  81. Audio alliance forged as Sound United and Polk acquire Denon and Marantz (TechCrunch)
  82. Apogee acquires Danwood to create Europe’s largest independent provider of managed print services (Danwood)
  83. Delivereat secures funding from Gobi Partners to expand to new cities (TechInAsia)
  84. Malaysian Web Host Exabytes Buys MYNIC Authorized Reseller HT Internet (Host Search)
  85. Infibeam to acquire cloud ERP solutions provider DRC Systems (The Economic Times)
  86. Sticker search app Emojifi raises angel funding (VC Circle)
  87. Enersize Receives Investment Scania Growth Capital (FinSMEs)
  88. Altus Group acquires EstateMaster (HillPDA)
  89. Lionbridge Acquires Video Game Services Company Exequo (PRNewswire )
  90. Zoopla makes another big acquisition – this time it’s Expert Agent (Estate Agent Today)
  91. Sage announces agreement to acquire Fairsail (Sage)
  92. Global Software, Inc. Acquires Excel-based Reporting Platform, Atlas (Global software inc)
  93. UBISOFT® ACQUIRES MOBILE GAME GROWTOPIA (Nasdaq)
  94. HotelPlanner acquires InternetHotels.com and Hotelsatanywhere.com, a Los Angeles based Company (HospitalityNet)
  95. Invoice discounting startup KredX acquires Hummingbill (The Economic Times)
  96. HotelPlanner acquires InternetHotels.com and Hotelsatanywhere.com, a Los Angeles based Company (HospitalityNet)
  97. ClearLight Partners exits Intoxalock investment (Privateequitywire)
  98. Exclusive: Jewellery e-tailer Johari Shop goes omni-channel, gets angel funding (TechCircle)
  99. Zalando eyes future growth with Kickz (Just Style)
  100. CureFit Marks Third Acquisition – Buys Online Food Delivery Startup Kristys Kitchen (Inc42)
  101. LocusLabs Raises Series A to Scale Indoor Street View-Like Tech (Business Wire)
  102. etouches announces the acquisition of Loopd, leading onsite data-driven technology (Etouches)
  103. Blockchain start-up Lykke raises CHF2 million (Startup Ticker)
  104. Matrix Analytics Receives Seed Investment from Mark Cuban (FinSMEs)
  105. IT Glue Acquires Monkey Box, Accelerates MSP Documentation Push (Channele2e)
  106. Digital health company Moving Analytics takes in funding (PE HUB)
  107. Exclusive: Inter-city cab rental firm MyTaxiIndia raises money for expansion (VCCircle)
  108. Exclusive: Ed-tech startup Nactus raises angel funding (VCCircle)
  109. Berlin-based IoT success story relayr acquires AI data security startup Neokami (EU-Startups)
  110. Clearlake Capital Announces Investment in NetDocuments (Business Wire)
  111. Yelp Acquires Leading Restaurant Waitlist Service Nowait (Business Wire)
  112. China’s newest source of on-demand hype, rental bicycles, gets its first unicorn (TechCrunch)
  113. OneVisage SA closes Seed financing round (Startup Ticker )
  114. Ontology Systems Participates in TM Forum Lighter Logical Inventories Catalyst to Demonstrate New Approaches to Inventory for Service Assurance in Virtualised and Hybrid Networks (Business Wire)
  115. Square Buys OrderAhead to Grab Pickup Business at Restaurants (Bloomberg)
  116. TruClinic Acquires Healthcare Automation Intelligence Startup Overl.ai (HIT Consultant)
  117. Exclusive: Agri-tech startup Paalak.in raises seed funding (TechCircle)
  118. The app that pairs restaurants with on-demand workers (Sfchronicle)
  119. Mozilla acquires Pocket, an offline news reading application (Tech2)
  120. RealPage® to Acquire Lease Rent Options, LRO® (BusinessWire)
  121. Globant swoops up another Seattle company as it acquires digital agency Ratio (Geekwire)
  122. Global education company Kaplan acquires Sydney-based AI startup Red Marker (Startup Daily)
  123. Retail Merchant Services Announces Acquisition by TCV (Business Wire)
  124. Acquisition of Scilab Enterprises, publisher of Scilab open source analytical computational software (Esi-group)
  125. Zombie film, sea-crossing bouncy castle top UK’s creative ideas (CNet )
  126. Genesys Acquires Silver Lining Solutions (Silver Lining Solutions)
  127. Bloq Acquires Blockchain Analytics Pioneer Skry (Bloq)
  128. e-Zest Acquires SmarterMe – an Intelligent Personal Assistant for Sales People (PR Web)
  129. Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. Acquires SOLS Systems, Inc. (Business Wire)
  130. INSERTING and REPLACING Tealium Secures Strategic Investment from Citi Ventures (Business Wire )
  131. Udacity acquires CloudLabs, maker of Terminal.com (Class Central)
  132. Sycamore buys The Limited (PE HUB)
  133. Littlejohn & Co. Announces Acquisition of Tidel (PR Newswire)
  134. Philippines’ VENTENY raises seed round from KK Fund, plans to scale unique business model (e27 News)
  135. VeriComply Completes Angel Funding Round: Investors Include Marketplace Lending Industry Vets (Crowdfund Insider)
  136. Värde Partners-backed Dospuntos has acquired Vía Célere (PE HUB)

Weekly Update – February 28, 2017

      Total Deal Value (USD) – $1,502,021,360               Total Deal Number – 182

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition
2 $119,000,000 Preferred Systems Solutions STG Group Software & Services Acquisition
3 $102,000,000 StoneRiver Sapiens International Corporation Transactions Acquisition
4 $95,000,000 MDC Partners Goldman Sachs Marketing Investment
5 $62,100,000 Tilt Airbnb Transactions Acquisition
6 $60,000,000 Lytro Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $58,204,680 Shinezone Consortium Games Investment
8 $51,000,000 Moosejaw Walmart Ecommerce Acquisition
9 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $31,684,500 solarisBank AG Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
11 $28,000,000 Anxin Doctor Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $26,403,750 Upstream European Investment Bank Software & Services Investment
13 $26,000,000 AirMap Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $25,000,000 uShip DB Schenker Rail Transactions Investment
15 $24,228,750 Monzo Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $22,500,000 Top Hat Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $22,000,000 Soundtrack Your Brand Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $20,000,000 Thinxtra Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
19 $19,000,000 Prospa AirTree Ventures, Entree Capital Transactions Investment
20 $18,000,000 Ms. Paris Consortium Transactions Investment
21 $18,000,000 Diamanti Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
22 $15,000,000 OpenFin Consortium Software & Services Investment
23 $15,000,000 MealPal Consortium Transactions Investment
24 $15,000,000 Opal Consortium Marketing Investment
25 $15,000,000 Layer Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
26 $15,000,000 Sun Basket Consortium Transactions Investment
27 $15,000,000 Plays tv Consortium Media Investment
28 $14,908,800 Ecrebo Keith Mills, Joseph C. Schull Marketing Investment
29 $13,955,200 Updox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
30 $13,300,000 One Tap BUY Consortium Transactions Investment
31 $13,000,000 EverQuote Consortium Transactions Investment
32 $11,500,000 ZeroPoint Technologies AB Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
33 $10,000,000 TetraVue Consortium Software & Services Investment
34 $10,000,000 Exactuals Consortium Transactions Investment
35 $10,000,000 Brightwheel Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
36 $8,000,000 Immuta Consortium Software & Services Investment
37 $8,000,000 Aviso Consortium Software & Services Investment
38 $6,700,000 SlamData Consortium Software & Services Investment
39 $6,336,900 Curated Shopping Auden AG Transactions Investment
40 $6,300,000 Clinc Consortium Software & Services Investment
41 $6,000,000 StockX Consortium Transactions Investment
42 $5,800,000 OneTwoTrip Vostok New Ventures Transactions Investment
43 $5,000,000 Collage HR Diagram Transactions Investment
44 $5,000,000 Spiffy Bull City Venture Partners, IDEA Fund Partners, Industry Ventures, Development 72 Transactions Investment
45 $5,000,000 Doctor.com Spring Mountain Capital Transactions Investment
46 $5,000,000 Banuba VP Capital, Larnabel Ventures Software & Services Investment
47 $4,984,000 Clubhouse Golf Foresight Group Ecommerce Investment
48 $4,450,000 Gamalon, Inc. Consortium Software & Services Investment
49 $4,000,000 Predikto Fidelis Capital, TechOperators Software & Services Investment
50 $4,000,000 Geniecast Undisclosed Transactions Investment
51 $3,600,000 YotaScale Consortium Software & Services Investment
52 $3,000,000 Ozobot & Evollve Tribeca Venture Partners, Mark Rampolla Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
53 $3,000,000 Truebil Shunwei Capital Transactions Investment
54 $2,600,000 Yume Consortium Transactions Investment
55 $2,500,000 Mylestone Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
56 $2,500,000 Overtime Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
57 $2,350,000 Cognitive Operational Systems Safeguard Scientifics Software & Services Investment
58 $2,301,300 Splend Investec Transactions Investment
59 $2,112,300 Auddly Ash Pournouri, Max Martin Transactions Investment
60 $2,000,000 RealFace Apple Software & Services Acquisition
61 $2,000,000 Jazva Oradell Capital Software & Services Investment
62 $2,000,000 Drizly Polaris Partners Transactions Investment
63 $1,800,000 Shippabo Consortium Transactions Investment
64 $1,689,840 SummuS Render Consortium Software & Services Investment
65 $1,600,000 Vault Dragon Raging Bull, Golden Equator Capital Software & Services Investment
66 $1,500,000 TinyTap Consortium Transactions Investment
67 $1,500,000 Roadmunk Consortium Software & Services Investment
68 $1,495,200 Spov Keywords Studios Games Acquisition
69 $1,400,000 Printerous Consortium Transactions Investment
70 $1,200,000 Faira Consortium Transactions Investment
71 $1,200,000 Bitbond Consortium Transactions Investment
72 $1,056,450 Coowry Swanlaab Venture Factory, Breega Capital Transactions Investment
73 $1,000,000 Relink Seed Capital Software & Services Investment
74 $1,000,000 Ommy Haxus Mobile & Apps Investment
75 $1,000,000 IBEE Hosting XBT Software & Services Investment
76 $880,000 Progate DeNA, FreakOut Transactions Investment
77 $633,690 Hardt NS, UNIIQ Software & Services Investment
78 $500,000 IMAGINATE SRI Capital Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
79 $500,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
80 $500,000 Record360 Alliance of Angels Software & Services Investment
81 Undisclosed Pico.Buzz Capital Innovators Software & Services Investment
82 Undisclosed SinnerSchrader Accenture Marketing Acquisition
83 Undisclosed Nurego GE Digital Software & Services Acquisition
84 Undisclosed SecureKey Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
85 Undisclosed Seynse Technologies Bharti Airtel Ltd Transactions Investment
86 Undisclosed Townscript BookMyShow Transactions Acquisition
87 Undisclosed Cloudreach Blackstone Software & Services Acquisition
88 Undisclosed melaud Samsung Electronics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
89 Undisclosed ROOT6 Technology Jigsaw24 Software & Services Acquisition
90 Undisclosed Ghostery CLIQZ Software & Services Acquisition
91 Undisclosed AdTheorent H.I.G. Growth Partners Software & Services Investment
92 Undisclosed Blueprint OneWorld Diligent Software & Services Acquisition
93 Undisclosed BoardPad Diligent Software & Services Acquisition
94 Undisclosed Fonality NetFortris Software & Services Acquisition
95 Undisclosed Lumos Networks Corporation EQT Software & Services Acquisition
96 Undisclosed NFP HPS Investment Partners Transactions Investment
97 Undisclosed ShopWell Innit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
98 Undisclosed Single Digits Bregal Sagemount Software & Services Investment
99 Undisclosed Syncplicity Axway Software & Services Acquisition
100 Undisclosed Travelopia KKR & Co. (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.) Transactions Acquisition
101 Undisclosed VERBA VitalSource Technologies Software & Services Acquisition
102 Undisclosed Hubdata viihealth Software & Services Acquisition
103 Undisclosed Outpace Systems Melbourne IT Software & Services Acquisition
104 Undisclosed Raven Tech Baidu Software & Services Acquisition
105 Undisclosed Thinfactory Copaco Software & Services Acquisition
106 Undisclosed Wealthminder AdvisorEngine Transactions Acquisition
107 Undisclosed Shwe Property Undisclosed Transactions Investment
108 Undisclosed Deep Run Security Services Convergence Technology Consulting Software & Services Acquisition
109 Undisclosed Domos Labs Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
110 Undisclosed Albacross Stefan Lennhammer Marketing Investment
111 Undisclosed Landmapp Omidyar Network Software & Services Investment
112 Undisclosed NIDA Rooms Shanda Group Transactions Investment
113 Undisclosed Tala Consortium Transactions Investment
114 Undisclosed AutoGravity Daimler Financial Services Transactions Investment
115 Undisclosed Aerial Intelligence Mindset Ventures Software & Services Investment
116 Undisclosed Crowd Med Mindset Ventures Software & Services Investment
117 Undisclosed FunnelBeam, Inc. Mindset Ventures Marketing Investment
118 Undisclosed GEO Semiconductor Mindset Ventures Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
119 Undisclosed Globatom Mindset Ventures Software & Services Investment
120 Undisclosed JimDrive Auden Transactions Investment
121 Undisclosed Kensci Mindset Ventures Software & Services Investment
122 Undisclosed Metric Insights Mindset Ventures Software & Services Investment
123 Undisclosed Vention Consortium Software & Services Investment
124 Undisclosed KISSsoft AG Gleason Corporation Software & Services Acquisition
125 Undisclosed Testcraft.io Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
126 Undisclosed CultureMap Gow Media Media Acquisition
127 Undisclosed W.W. Gay Fire & Integrated Systems Sciens Building Solutions Software & Services Acquisition
128 Undisclosed Aisle Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
129 Undisclosed Invesdor Mika Ihamuotila Transactions Investment
130 Undisclosed Wattkeeper Urbanise Software & Services Acquisition
131 Undisclosed Trillium Incorporated Consortium Software & Services Investment
132 Undisclosed OKAST FlameFy Media Acquisition
133 Undisclosed Blue Bay Travel LDC Transactions Investment
134 Undisclosed Lab Cave Mobusi Mobile Advertising Games Acquisition
135 Undisclosed OpenCloud Metaswitch Networks Software & Services Acquisition
136 Undisclosed Bohemia M&C Saatchi Australia Marketing Acquisition
137 Undisclosed Mailgun Consortium Software & Services Investment
138 Undisclosed Results Software Abacus Data Systems Software & Services Acquisition
139 Undisclosed LiftMetrix Hootsuite Software & Services Acquisition
140 Undisclosed ChimeraCompanyGames Momentous Entertainment Group Games Acquisition
141 Undisclosed Cloudnine Realtime Abacus Data Systems Software & Services Acquisition
142 Undisclosed Forix Motorsport Network Software & Services Acquisition
143 Undisclosed The Content Agency Channelzero Marketing Acquisition
144 Undisclosed MTech Systems Munters Software & Services Acquisition
145 Undisclosed we-inspire Hoylu Software & Services Acquisition
146 Undisclosed NetADge S4M Marketing Acquisition
147 Undisclosed myON Francisco Partners Transactions Acquisition
148 Undisclosed OAG Vitruvian Partners Software & Services Acquisition
149 Undisclosed Rapsodia LCatterton Ecommerce Investment
150 Undisclosed regAction Medgate Software & Services Acquisition
151 Undisclosed Vkidz Veronis Suhler Stevenson Software & Services Investment
152 Undisclosed Appello Pilotfish Networks Software & Services Acquisition
153 Undisclosed Krotos Leslie Benzies, Old College Capital Software & Services Investment
154 Undisclosed Scintel Deep Blue Analytics Software & Services Acquisition
155 Undisclosed PrairieSmarts Covisum Software & Services Acquisition
156 Undisclosed Spectre Technologies Prepaid Financial Services Software & Services Acquisition
157 Undisclosed Data3Sixty Infogix Software & Services Acquisition
158 Undisclosed HowGood Great Oaks Venture Capital, FirstMark Capital Software & Services Investment
159 Undisclosed Skyward Verizon Wireless Software & Services Acquisition
160 Undisclosed Satago Oxygen Finance Transactions Acquisition
161 Undisclosed Lin Education Summa Equity Transactions Acquisition
162 Undisclosed Realzeit DCMN Marketing Acquisition
163 Undisclosed RedTail Solutions HighJump Software Software & Services Acquisition
164 Undisclosed Cola Layer Mobile & Apps Acquisition
165 Undisclosed Cosmunity Trend Discovery Capital Management Mobile & Apps Investment
166 Undisclosed Dacuda Magic Leap Software & Services Acquisition
167 Undisclosed LookSharp WayUp Transactions Acquisition
168 Undisclosed MakieLab The Walt Disney Company Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
169 Undisclosed Maple Media Shamrock Capital Advisors Marketing Investment
170 Undisclosed Offerboard Entoro Group Transactions Acquisition
171 Undisclosed Pleo Consortium Transactions Investment
172 Undisclosed Rover Revcontent Mobile & Apps Acquisition
173 Undisclosed Wheel Tinder Mobile & Apps Acquisition
174 Undisclosed Wrapidity Meltwater Software & Services Acquisition
175 Undisclosed TCube Solutions Capgemini Group Software & Services Acquisition
176 Undisclosed CodePandora SMINQ India Solutions Software & Services Acquisition
177 Undisclosed Kudo Grab Transactions Acquisition
178 Undisclosed DeviantArt Wix Transactions Acquisition
179 Undisclosed TripScope Travefy Transactions Acquisition
180 Undisclosed Eightytwenty Ogilvy & Mather Marketing Acquisition
181 Undisclosed TMX Atrium IntercontinentalExchange Software & Services Acquisition
182 Undisclosed TrialWorks Ridge Road Partners Software & Services Acquisition

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HPE to acquire SimpliVity for $650 million

Commentary

HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) has agreed to acquire SimpliVity for $650 million to expand its existing infrastructure, automation and cloud services. SimpliVity is one of the major players in the space called hyperconverged infrastructure, a type of infrastructure that tightly combines compute, storage and networking into a single system. According to analysts, the acquisition was a great deal for HPE. After all, SimpliVity used to be valued at $1 billion in 2015 and was even rumoured to have a purchase price of a whopping $3.9 billion a few months ago. If so, HPE has succeeded in purchasing a top-rated startup at a very low price.