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Top 20 Acquisitions for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
2 $752,000,000 iParadigms Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Acquisition
3 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $555,000,000 Dropcam Google/Nest Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
7 $500,000,000 DeepMind Google Software & Services Acquisition
8 $500,000,000 Maker Studios The Walt Disney Company Media Acquisition
9 $500,000,000 Skybox Imaging Google Software & Services Acquisition
10 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $390,000,000 RelateIQ Salesforce Software & Services Acquisition
12 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $337,000,000 Quintiq Dassualt Systemes Software & Services Acquisition
14 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $260,000,000 Ticket Monster Groupon Transactions Acquisition
16 $235,000,000 Adconion Amobee Marketing Acquisition
17 $200,000,000 LegalZoom Permira Transactions Acquisition
18 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
19 $200,000,000 Viator TripAdvisor Transactions Acquisition
20 $175,000,000 Inktank Red Hat Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  2. Acquisition of iParadigms for $752 Million Led by Insight Venture Partners (Turnitin)
  3. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Google and Nest Acquire Dropcam For $555 Million (TechCrunch)
  6. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  7. Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup DeepMind For More Than $500M (TechCrunch)
  8. It’s Official: Disney Acquires Maker Studios For At Least $500M (TechCrunch)
  9. Google Buys Satellite Company Skybox Imaging For $500 Million (Business Insider)
  10. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  11. Salesforce acquisition of RelateIQ a CRM game-changer (Investment News)
  12. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  13. Dassualt Systemes to acquire Dutch firm Quintiq for $337 million (The Economic Times)
  14. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  15. Groupon’s $260M Acquisition Of Ticket Monster From LivingSocial Has Closed (TechCrunch)
  16. Amobee Buys Adconion For $235M And Kontera For $150M In Consolidation Play (TechCrunch)
  17. The $425M LegalZoom deal is a win for VCs, but less exciting for the company or LA (PandoDaily)
  18. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  19. Travel Site TripAdvisor To Acquire Viator For Approximately $200M (Forbes)
  20. Inktank Acquired For $175M By Red Hat (Socaltech)

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 October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $150,000,000 MapMyFitness Under Armour Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $55,000,000 Lookout Deutsche Telekom Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $50,000,000 Chukong Technologies Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $25,000,000 AirWatch Accel, Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $25,000,000 Clinkle Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $24,000,000 Check Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $23,000,000 Slice Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Under Armour Buys Mobile Workout Veteran MapMyFitness For $150M As It Looks To Keep Pace In Digital Fitness (TechCrunch)
  6. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  7. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  9. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise (TechCrunch)
  10. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  11. Chukong Technologies Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  13. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  14. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  15. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)
  16. Enterprise Mobility, BYOD Startup AirWatch Adds $25M From Accel To Take Its Series A Total To $225M, As It Preps For Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  17. Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet (Techcrunch)
  18. Check Raises $24M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (TechCrunch)
  20. Slice, The Shopping Companion Powered By Email Inbox Data, Raises $23M From Rakuten & Others (Techcrunch)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for September 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $350,000,000 MoPub Twitter Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $55,000,000 Lookout Deutsche Telekom Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $50,000,000 Flipboard Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $50,000,000 Chukong Technologies Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $45,000,000 Hotel Tonight Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $41,000,000 Foursquare Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $25,000,000 AirWatch Accel, Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $25,000,000 Clinkle Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $24,000,000 Check Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  2. Twitter + MoPub: Twitter just bought the digital ad exchange it wanted (VentureBeat)
  3. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  6. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  7. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  8. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise (TechCrunch)
  9. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  10. Flipboard’s Mike McCue Confirms $50M Raise, Says Windows 8 App, More International Versions Coming By End Of Year (TechCrunch)
  11. Chukong Technologies Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Last-Minute Booking App HotelTonight Raises $45M With An Eye On Continued Global Expansion (TechCrunch)
  13. Foursquare’s New $41M Round Helps It Delay Tricky Questions About Its Valuation (Techcrunch)
  14. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  15. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  16. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  17. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)
  18. Enterprise Mobility, BYOD Startup AirWatch Adds $25M From Accel To Take Its Series A Total To $225M, As It Preps For Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  19. Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet (Techcrunch)
  20. Check Raises $24M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)