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Top 20 Investments for May 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$325,000,000DropboxUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
3$256,000,000PetHubAltivia VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
4$250,000,000DropboxBlackRockSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$250,000,000Campaign MonitorInsight Venture PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$225,000,000Pure Storage ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$215,000,000TangoAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
12$195,000,000China South City HoldingsTencentTransactionsInvestment
13$160,000,000Cloudera ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$157,000,000Wayfair T. Rowe Price Associates, Julie M.B. BradleyEcommerceInvestment
16$150,000,000Ozon.ruAFK Sistema, MTSEcommerceInvestment
18$130,000,000FlatironGoogle VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$125,000,000DomoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$804,000,000ChinaVision Media GroupAlibabaMediaAcquisition
2$500,000,000Maker StudiosThe Walt Disney CompanyMediaAcquisition
6$54,000,000Doximity ConsortiumMediaInvestment
7$40,000,000Imgur Andreessen Horowitz, RedditMediaInvestment
8$34,000,000AereoHimalaya Capital Management, Gordon CrawfordMediaInvestment
9$30,000,000CPXiBusiness Development Corporation of AmericaMediaInvestment
12$20,000,000117goSoftbank China Venture CapitalMediaInvestment
13$18,000,000FTBpro ConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$15,000,000Mode MediaUndisclosedMediaInvestment
16$14,500,000Wanderful Media ConsortiumMediaInvestment
18$12,000,000Business InsiderJeff BezosMediaInvestment
19$10,000,000AviasalesiTech CapitalMediaInvestment

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)