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Top 20 Media Deals for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
2 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
3 $60,000,000 Daisy by Beats Electronics Consortium Media Investment
4 $57,000,000 Qunar Consortium Media Investment
5 $40,000,000 TheBlaze Undisclosed Media Investment
6 $30,000,000 Science Hearst Ventures Media Investment
7 $21,600,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
8 $19,300,000 BuzzFeed Consortium Media Investment
9 $15,000,000 NewsCred Consortium Media Investment
10 $15,000,000 SpinMedia Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $14,000,000 ChaCha Consortium Media Investment
12 $12,300,000 Kununu XING Media Acquisition
13 $11,300,000 Music Mastermind Intel Capital, Liberty Global Media Investment
14 $11,000,000 FindTheBest Consortium Media Investment
15 $10,250,000 Nettwerk Music Group Consortium Media Investment
16 $8,500,000 Artspace.com Canaan Partners Media Investment
17 $8,000,000 creativeLive Consortium Media Investment
18 $8,000,000 Decide.com Consortium Media Investment
19 $6,500,000 StyleHaul Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Media Investment
20 $6,000,000 bookshout! Ambassador Enterprises Media Investment

More information

  1. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  2. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firm (TechCrunch)
  4. Baidu, Hillhouse & GGV Reportedly Invest $57M In Qunar As The Chinese Travel Site Weathers A Boycott (Techcrunch)
  5. Filing Says Glenn Beck’s Network TheBlaze Is Raising $40M (TechCrunch)
  6. Science Inc. Gets $30M From Hearst (Socal Tech)
  7. Nextdoor Closes $21.6 Million In New Series B Funding To Take Its Neighborhood-Focused Social Network Global (Techcrunch)
  8. Social Publishing FTW: With 40M Users, Jonah Peretti’s BuzzFeed Raises Another $19.3M Led By NEA (TechCrunch)
  9. NewsCred Raises $15M (FinSMEs)
  10. TOLDJA™: BuzzMedia rebrands as SpinMedia, announces $15 million in further funding (Pando Daily)
  11. With 2B Questions Answered, Q&A Vet ChaCha Gets Another $14M To Be The Quora For The Common Man [Video] (Techcrunch)
  12. LinkedIn Competitor XING Buys Glassdoor-like Startup Kununu For $12.3M, But Will It Fare Well? (TechCrunch)
  13. Music Mastermind Nabs $11.3M As It Launches Music Creation App (SoCal Tech)
  14. Data-Driven Comparison Shopping Platform FindTheBest Raises $11M From New World, Kleiner Perkins And Others (TechCrunch)
  15. Nettwerk Music Group Raises $10.25M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Artspace.com Raises $8.5M Series B To Expand Online Marketplace For Fine Art (Techcrunch)
  17. CAA, William Morris Back Online Video Education Site (SoCal Tech)
  18. Decide.com Raises $8M Series C For Its Price Predictions Engine; Will Expand To More Categories, Improve Data Mining & Mobile Apps (TechCrunch)
  19. StyleHaul Gets $6.5M More For YouTube Fashion Channel (SoCal Tech)
  20. bookshout! Raises $6M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)