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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for May 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
4$360,000,000CheckIntuitMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$215,000,000TangoAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
6$100,000,000DidiCitic, TencentMobile & AppsInvestment
7$80,000,000AviateYahooMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$80,000,000Ele.meDianpingMobile & AppsInvestment
9$68,720,000HoccerMedia Ventures GmbHMobile & AppsInvestment
10$50,000,000Life360 ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
11$46,000,000WattpadConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
12$30,000,000WhisperConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
13$30,000,000Crittercism ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$30,000,000Lettuce AppsIntuitMobile & AppsAcquisition
15$30,000,000Silent Circle Ross Perot Jr., Cain Capital LLC.Mobile & AppsInvestment
16$29,000,000TedemisCriteoMobile & AppsAcquisition
17$29,000,000SmartisanUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
18$28,850,000HailoUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
19$25,000,000MendixBattery Ventures, Prime VenturesMobile & AppsInvestment
20$20,000,000ShazamUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment

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  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  5. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  6. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  7. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  8. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  9. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  10. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  11. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)
  12. Secret-Sharing App Whisper Raising Another $30 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Recode)
  13. Crittercism Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Intuit acquires Lettuce Apps for $30 million, plans to integrate the product with Quickbooks online (Pandodaily)
  15. Silent Circle Raises $30M (FinSMEs)
  16. Criteo Acquires Tedemis For $29 Million, Proving There Is A Nascent Exit Market In France (TechCrunch)
  17. Chinese Startup Smartisan Receives $29 Million in Funding. (Asia Tech Hub)
  18. Cab booking app Hailo raises £17.5m to expand service (London Loves Business)
  19. Mendix, An App-Builder Platform For The Enterprise, Closes $25M Series B Led By Battery Ventures (TechCrunch)
  20. Shazam Raises $20M (FinSMEs)