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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for October 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $280,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $250,000,000 Nimbuzz New Call Telecom Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $220,000,000 Location Labs AVG Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 Experience Cox Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $200,000,000 Shopkick SK Planet Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $185,000,000 Mozido Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $174,500,000 Tongbu XPEC Entertainment Mobile & Apps Acquisition
14 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $150,000,000 Square Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $120,000,000 yuMobile Safaricom, Airtel Kenya Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition

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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. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Messaging App Nimbuzz Goes To UK’s New Call In $250M Deal (TechCrunch)
  8. AVG secures credit, acquires mobile security firm Location Labs (ZDNet)
  9. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  10. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  11. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  12. Mozido Raises $185M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Tongbu, Mobile App Distributor by 91 Wireless Founder, Expected to Sell for US$174.5M (TechNode)
  14. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  15. Square Raises $150M; Valued at $6BN (FinSMEs)
  16. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  17. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $65,000,000 Hike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $55,000,000 Movile Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $54,000,000 Xamarin Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $50,000,000 Kony Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  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. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  8. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  9. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  11. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  12. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  13. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  14. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  15. Hike raises $65 million from foreign investors, including Tiger Global (Economic Times India)
  16. Movile Raises $55m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Xamarin Raises $54M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  19. Kony Raises $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for July 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $50,000,000 Kony Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $40,000,000 Easy Taxi Phenomen Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $39,000,000 Songza Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $35,000,000 Meet You Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $30,000,000 Whisper Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $30,000,000 Crittercism Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $30,000,000 Lettuce Apps Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition

More information

  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. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  8. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  9. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  10. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  11. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  12. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  13. Kony Raises $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)
  15. Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi Raises $40M Series D To Expand In Asia, Latin America (TechCrunch)
  16. Songza Bought by Google for $39 Million (Liberty Voice)
  17. Period Tracker Meet You Announces US$35M Series C Funding (TechNode)
  18. Secret-Sharing App Whisper Raising Another $30 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Recode)
  19. Crittercism Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Intuit acquires Lettuce Apps for $30 million, plans to integrate the product with Quickbooks online (Pandodaily)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for May 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $30,000,000 Whisper Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $30,000,000 Crittercism Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Lettuce Apps Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $30,000,000 Silent Circle Ross Perot Jr., Cain Capital LLC. Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $29,000,000 Tedemis Criteo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $29,000,000 Smartisan Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $28,850,000 Hailo Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $25,000,000 Mendix Battery Ventures, Prime Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $20,000,000 Shazam Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  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)