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Top 20 Investments for May 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $450,000,000 Airbnb Consortium Transactions Investment
2 $325,000,000 Dropbox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
3 $256,000,000 PetHub Altivia Ventures Software & Services Investment
4 $250,000,000 Dropbox BlackRock Software & Services Investment
5 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
7 $225,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
11 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
12 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
13 $160,000,000 Cloudera Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $160,000,000 Automattic Consortium Media Investment
15 $157,000,000 Wayfair T. Rowe Price Associates, Julie M.B. Bradley Ecommerce Investment
16 $150,000,000 Ozon.ru AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
17 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
18 $130,000,000 Flatiron Google Ventures Software & Services Investment
19 $125,000,000 Domo Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $122,500,000 Harry’s Consortium Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. Airbnb raises $450m mega round – Investment Round Up (Redherring)
  2. Dropbox Raises $325M in Funding, SEC Filing Reveals (FinSMEs)
  3. PetHub Receives R$600m Investment (em português) (Lavca.org)
  4. Dropbox Raises $250M; Valued at $10Billion (FinSMEs)
  5. Ride-Sharing Firm Lyft Raises $250 Million, Eyes NYC Expansion (TIME)
  6. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  7. Pure Storage Raises $225 Million at a $3 Billion Valuation (Recode)
  8. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  9. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  10. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  11. Social bulletin board Pinterest raises $200M with a $5B valuation (updated) (VentureBeat)
  12. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  13. Cloudera Closes $160M Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Wayfair Secures $157M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  17. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  18. After Selling First Company For $81 Million, Two Twenty Somethings Got $130 Million From Google Ventures For Their Cancer Startup (Business Insider)
  19. Domo’s business software charge gets a big $125M boost (Venture Beat)
  20. 10-Month-Old Harry’s Lands $122.5M, Buys 93-Year-Old Factory To Go Toe-To-Toe With Gillette And Schick (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Media Deals for May 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 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
4 $160,000,000 Automattic Consortium Media Investment
5 $80,000,000 Quora Consortium Media Investment
6 $54,000,000 Doximity Consortium Media Investment
7 $40,000,000 Imgur Andreessen Horowitz, Reddit Media Investment
8 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
9 $30,000,000 CPXi Business Development Corporation of America Media Investment
10 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
12 $20,000,000 117go Softbank China Venture Capital Media Investment
13 $18,000,000 FTBpro Consortium Media Investment
14 $16,000,000 Banjo Consortium Media Investment
15 $15,000,000 Mode Media Undisclosed Media Investment
16 $14,500,000 Wanderful Media Consortium Media Investment
17 $13,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
18 $12,000,000 Business Insider Jeff Bezos Media Investment
19 $10,000,000 Aviasales iTech Capital Media Investment
20 $10,000,000 PolicyMic Consortium 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. Social bulletin board Pinterest raises $200M with a $5B valuation (updated) (VentureBeat)
  4. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Quora collects $80 million in funding (CNET)
  6. Doximity Closes $54M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Imgur, the startup that doesn’t need funding, closes $40M from Reddit & Andreessen Horowitz (VentureBeat)
  8. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  9. CPXi Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  11. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. China online travel journal service 117go raises $20 million (TNOOZ)
  13. FTBpro Closes $18M Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Banjo Raises $16M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Before Rebranding As Mode Media, Glam Raised An Additional $15M (TechCrunch)
  16. Wanderful Media Raises $14.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Mashable Raises $13M In Its First Outside Funding (TechCrunch)
  18. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Puts More Money Into Business Insider (The Wall Street Journal)
  19. Travel metasearch engine Aviasales secures $10M from iTech Capital (Venture Beat)
  20. PolicyMic Closes $10M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)