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Top 20 Media Deals for November 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 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
5 $160,000,000 Automattic Consortium Media Investment
6 $80,000,000 Quora Consortium Media Investment
7 $54,000,000 Doximity Consortium Media Investment
8 $50,000,000 Buzzfeed Andreessen Horowitz Media Investment
9 $50,000,000 Reddit Consortium Media Investment
10 $40,000,000 Imgur Andreessen Horowitz, Reddit Media Investment
11 $40,000,000 Hungama Bessemer Venture Partners, Intel Capital Media Investment
12 $40,000,000 Genius Dan Gilbert, Andreessen Horowitz Media Investment
13 $40,000,000 Pheed Mobli Media Acquisition
14 $39,000,000 Answers Corp. Undisclosed Media Investment
15 $36,000,000 SmartNews Gree Media Investment
16 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
17 $30,000,000 CPXi Business Development Corporation of America Media Investment
18 $30,000,000 Rong360 Sequoia Capital China Media Investment
19 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
20 $25,000,000 Trustpilot 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. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  5. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Quora collects $80 million in funding (CNET)
  7. Doximity Closes $54M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Hope you’re having a good weekend. BuzzFeed certainly is, with $50M in A16Z money (Venture Beat)
  9. Reddit Plans Its Own Cryptocurrency To Give Back To Its Users After $50 Million Raise (TechCrunch)
  10. Imgur, the startup that doesn’t need funding, closes $40M from Reddit & Andreessen Horowitz (VentureBeat)
  11. Hungama raises $40M led by Bessemer Venture Partners (VC Circle)
  12. Rap Genius Raises $40M, Changes Name To Genius, Launches Embeddable Annotations (TechCrunch)
  13. Launch To Exit In 18 Months: Pheed Acquired For $40M (FinSMEs)
  14. Answers Corp. group raises $39 million for new fund (St.Louis Biz Journal)
  15. Gree leads $36M investment in Japan’s SmartNews (Tech In Asia)
  16. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  17. CPXi Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Sequoia Leads Investment in Rongo360’s Series B Financing (Asia) (EMPEA)
  19. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  20. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for 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 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
5 $160,000,000 Automattic Consortium Media Investment
6 $80,000,000 Quora Consortium Media Investment
7 $54,000,000 Doximity Consortium Media Investment
8 $50,000,000 Buzzfeed Andreessen Horowitz Media Investment
9 $40,000,000 Imgur Andreessen Horowitz, Reddit Media Investment
10 $40,000,000 Genius Dan Gilbert, Andreessen Horowitz Media Investment
11 $40,000,000 Hungama Bessemer Venture Partners, Intel Capital Media Investment
12 $36,000,000 SmartNews Gree Media Investment
13 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
14 $30,000,000 CPXi Business Development Corporation of America Media Investment
15 $30,000,000 Rong360 Sequoia Capital China Media Investment
16 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
17 $25,000,000 Tastemade Consortium Media Investment
18 $25,000,000 Zealot Consortium Media Investment
19 $25,000,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
20 $22,000,000 Zhihu SAIF 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. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  5. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Quora collects $80 million in funding (CNET)
  7. Doximity Closes $54M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Hope you’re having a good weekend. BuzzFeed certainly is, with $50M in A16Z money (Venture Beat)
  9. Imgur, the startup that doesn’t need funding, closes $40M from Reddit & Andreessen Horowitz (VentureBeat)
  10. Rap Genius Raises $40M, Changes Name To Genius, Launches Embeddable Annotations (TechCrunch)
  11. Hungama raises $40M led by Bessemer Venture Partners (VC Circle)
  12. Gree leads $36M investment in Japan’s SmartNews (Tech In Asia)
  13. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  14. CPXi Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Sequoia Leads Investment in Rongo360’s Series B Financing (Asia) (EMPEA)
  16. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  17. Tastemade Raises $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. DANNY ZAPPIN’S NEW VENTURE – ZEALOT NETWORKS, INC – SECURES $25 MILLION IN FUNDING (Zealot)
  19. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Quora-like Service Zhihu Raises $22mn Series B Funding Led by SAIF (TechNode)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $804,000,000 ChinaVision Media Group Alibaba Media Acquisition
3 $658,969,500 Wotif Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $523,500,000 Jobstreet Seek Transactions Acquisition
5 $475,000,000 Renesas SP Drivers Synaptics Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $328,500,000 ISSC Technologies Corporation Microchip Technology Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Campaign Monitor Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $200,000,000 LY.com Ctrip Transactions Investment
10 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
11 $195,000,000 China South City Holdings Tencent Transactions Investment
12 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
13 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition
14 $107,000,000 FX Networks Vocus Communications Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $100,000,000 Coupang Sequoia Ecommerce Investment
17 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $100,000,000 TutorGroup Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $100,000,000 Tujia.com Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Alibaba Pays $804M To Take Majority Stake In TV And Movie Producer ChinaVision (TechCrunch)
  3. Expedia, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Wotif Group (The Wall Street Journal)
  4. Australia’s Seek to Buy Jobstreet in $524 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal)
  5. Synaptics announces acquisition of Japan’s Renesas SP Drivers (The China Post)
  6. Microchip Technology about to acquire Taiwanese tech company for $328.5M (Phoenix Business Journal)
  7. Campaign Monitor partners with Insight Venture Partners (Campaign Monitor)
  8. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  9. China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site (Tech In Asia)
  10. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  11. Tencent Invests $195M In Logistics Firm China South City To Compete With Alibaba (TechCrunch)
  12. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  13. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)
  14. Vocus Communications to buy NZ’s FX Networks (The Australian)
  15. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang snags $100M round at $1B+ valuation (VentureBeat)
  17. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  18. Alibaba & others sink $100M into Asia’s language-learning service TutorGroup (exclusive) (Venture Beat)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Online Vacation Home Rental Service Tujia Nets US$100M of Series C Funding (TechNode)

Top 20 Media Deals for June 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 $200,000,000 Mogujie Consortium Media Investment
5 $160,000,000 Automattic Consortium Media Investment
6 $80,000,000 Quora Consortium Media Investment
7 $54,000,000 Doximity Consortium Media Investment
8 $40,000,000 Imgur Andreessen Horowitz, Reddit Media Investment
9 $34,000,000 Aereo Himalaya Capital Management, Gordon Crawford Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 CPXi Business Development Corporation of America Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 Trustpilot Consortium Media Investment
13 $25,000,000 Tastemade Consortium Media Investment
14 $22,000,000 Zhihu SAIF Media Investment
15 $20,000,000 117go Softbank China Venture Capital Media Investment
16 $20,000,000 Light Chaser Animation Studios Consortium Media Investment
17 $18,000,000 FTBpro Consortium Media Investment
18 $16,000,000 Banjo Consortium Media Investment
19 $15,000,000 Mode Media Undisclosed Media Investment
20 $14,500,000 Wanderful Media 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. Social Shopping Platform Mogujie Raises $200 million Funding at a Valuation of $1 billion (TechNode)
  5. Automattic Raises $160M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Quora collects $80 million in funding (CNET)
  7. Doximity Closes $54M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Imgur, the startup that doesn’t need funding, closes $40M from Reddit & Andreessen Horowitz (VentureBeat)
  9. Aereo Raises $34 Million in Funding to Expand Online-TV Service (Bloomberg)
  10. CPXi Closes $30M Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Path Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  12. Trustpilot Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Tastemade Raises $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Quora-like Service Zhihu Raises $22mn Series B Funding Led by SAIF (TechNode)
  15. China online travel journal service 117go raises $20 million (TNOOZ)
  16. Light Chaser Animation Studios Raises $20M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. FTBpro Closes $18M Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Banjo Raises $16M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Before Rebranding As Mode Media, Glam Raised An Additional $15M (TechCrunch)
  20. Wanderful Media Raises $14.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)