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Top 20 Marketing Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $310,000,000 Turn Amobee Marketing Acquisition
2 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
3 $95,000,000 MDC Partners Goldman Sachs Marketing Investment
4 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
5 $30,000,000 Networked Insights Consortium Marketing Investment
6 $28,867,800 WME Group Melbourne IT Marketing Acquisition
7 $16,300,000 MomentFeed Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $15,000,000 Opal Consortium Marketing Investment
9 $14,908,800 Ecrebo Keith Mills, Joseph C. Schull Marketing Investment
10 $12,000,000 Velocidi Neuberger Berman Group, Pilot Growth Equity Marketing Investment
11 $7,690,000 Shopper Media Group Blue Sky Private Equity Marketing Investment
12 $6,500,000 TVSquared West Coast Capital, Scottish Investment Bank Marketing Investment
13 $6,400,000 NewsWhip Consortium Marketing Investment
14 $6,000,000 Cordial Upfront Ventures Marketing Investment
15 $5,307,750 Talkwalker Main Mezzanine Capital Marketing Investment
16 $5,300,000 Wise Data Media WhiteSmoke Marketing Acquisition
17 $5,250,000 Clutch Undisclosed Marketing Investment
18 $5,250,000 Persio Clutch Marketing Acquisition
19 $5,100,000 ClicksMob XLMedia Marketing Acquisition
20 $5,000,000 SIM Partners River Cities Capital Funds, Jump Capital Marketing Investment

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  1. Singtel’s digital ad division Amobee acquires Turn for $310M (TechCrunch)
  2. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  3. Goldman Sachs is investing $95 million for a 15% stake in ad firm MDC Partners (Business Insider)
  4. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Networked Insights raises $30M to analyze social posts for marketers (Chicago Tribune)
  6. Melbourne IT to wholly acquire WME Group for AU$39m (ZD Net)
  7. MomentFeed inks $16.3 mln (PE HUB)
  8. Top Silicon Valley VC firm Accel leads $15M round for Opal, a marketing collaboration startup based in Portland (GeekWire)
  9. Retail martech specialist Ecrebo eyes US expansion after £12m investment (Campaign)
  10. Velocidi raises $12M to help marketers make smarter ad choices (Silicon Angle)
  11. Shopping mall adtech startup Shopper Media raises almost $10m for advertising screen push (AFR)
  12. TVSquared Raises $6.5 Million More (Business Wire)
  13. NewsWhip raises $6.4 million to give newsrooms the data to spot breaking stories and trends (Venture Beat)
  14. Cordial raises $6 million for its customized, automated email marketing service (TechCrunch)
  15. Talkwalker secures €5M funding from Main Mezzanine Capital to spearhead development of AI powered social media analytics for Marketing and PR (Yahoo)
  16. WhiteSmoke Acquires Wise Data Media (No camel)
  17. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  18. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  19. Related news from XLMedia buys Israeli co ClicksMob for $5.1m (Today USA)
  20. SIM Partners Raises $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Transactions Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
2 $500,000,000 Uxin Consortium Transactions Investment
3 $500,000,000 SoFi Consortium Transactions Investment
4 $350,000,000 Ola SoftBank Transactions Investment
5 $250,000,000 SureTec Financial Corp. Markel Corporation Transactions Acquisition
6 $233,000,000 TIO Networks PayPal Transactions Acquisition
7 $200,000,000 Kakao Pay Ant Financial Transactions Investment
8 $106,099,000 Linkem BlackRock Transactions Investment
9 $102,000,000 StoneRiver Sapiens International Corporation Transactions Acquisition
10 $100,000,000 99 Didi Chuxing Transactions Investment
11 $100,000,000 PatientsLikeMe iCarbonX, Invus Transactions Investment
12 $100,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $100,000,000 Zenbanx SoFi Transactions Acquisition
14 $62,587,750 Timico Lyceum Capital Transactions Investment
15 $62,100,000 Tilt Airbnb Transactions Acquisition
16 $58,029,884 Atzuche Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $58,000,000 UrWork Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $55,000,000 CarTrade Temasek Holdings Transactions Investment
19 $52,000,000 Diyi Chedai Addor Capital, Youjin Capital Transactions Investment
20 $50,000,000 Upside.com Leucadia National, Red Ventures Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  2. TPG Co-Leads $500M Funding In Online Used Car Dealership Uxin (China Money Network)
  3. SoFi closes in on $500m funding round – Bloomberg (Finextra)
  4. Ola raises $350 million at valuation of $3.5 billion (Moneycontrol)
  5. Markel to acquire SureTec Financial Corp (Markel Corporation)
  6. PayPal buys TIO Networks for $233 million (TechCrunch)
  7. Alibaba’s Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay (TechCrunch )
  8. Linkem Announces €100 Million Equity Investment to Accelerate Growth (Business Wire)
  9. Sapiens to Acquire U.S.-based StoneRiver, Inc. for Approximately $102 million (Sapiens)
  10. China’s Didi looks to Latin America with $100M investment in Brazil-based Uber rival 99 (TechCrunch)
  11. PatientsLikeMe secures $100M, partners with health data company iCarbonX (Mobi Health News)
  12. P2P lending site Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel (TechCrunch)
  13. Zenbanx acquired by SoFi for reported $100 million (Technical.ly)
  14. Cloud services provider Timico raises £50m from Lyceum Capital (Tech City News)
  15. Airbnb Buys Tilt, Signaling Its Growing Interest In Group Travel (Fast Company)
  16. P2P Car Rental Platform ‘Atzuche’ Raises RMB 400 Mln Series C (Marbridge Consulting)
  17. UR Work receives $58 million in its B round of financing (China Daily)
  18. Indian vehicle listing service CarTrade raises $55M led by Temasek (TechCrunch)
  19. Addor Capital Leads $52M Series B Round In Diyi Chedai (China Money Network)
  20. Business Travel Startup Upside Raises $50 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Skift)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $140,000,000 Proterra Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
2 $109,000,000 Ring Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
3 $100,000,000 View TIAA Investments Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
5 $60,000,000 Lytro Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $30,000,000 Gilo Industries Kuang-Chi Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $23,000,000 Divergent3D Horizons Ventures, Altran Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $22,000,000 Digilens Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $18,000,000 Rethink Robotics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $18,000,000 Diamanti Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $17,506,335 Starship Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $15,625,000 Sarcos Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $15,000,000 The Finally Light Bulb Company Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $15,000,000 CorePhotonics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $15,000,000 Caavo Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $14,968,299 EasyMile Alstom Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $11,641,850 FAMOCO Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $11,600,000 VisIC Technologies Birch Investment Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $11,214,000 Simba Sleep Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. This electric bus company just raised $140 million (TechCrunch)
  2. Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO (TechCrunch)
  3. View Raises $100 Million for Smart Windows (WSJ – ATD)
  4. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  5. Lytro Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Dorset-based aeropsace tech startup Gilo Industries raises $30m (Tech City News)
  7. Divergent 3D Gets $23M For Automotive 3D Printing Technology (SocalTech)
  8. Digilens Raises $22M Series B Financing (VC News Daily)
  9. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  10. Rethink Robotics Adds $18M to Funding Pot Amid Automation Debate (Xconomy)
  11. Diamanti Closed $18M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Starship Technologies Raises €16.5M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Sarcos Robotics Holds Second Close of $15.625m Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Finally Gets $15M Jolt For New Take on Nikola Tesla Lightbulb Tech (Xconomy)
  15. Corephotonics raises $15 million from Samsung, Foxconn, MediaTek (Reuters)
  16. With $15M in funding, Caavo aims to unify all your streaming TV boxes and services (TechCrunch)
  17. Alstom invests in EasyMile, a start-up developing electric driverless shuttles (Alstrom)
  18. Famoco Raises €11M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. VisIC Technologies Raises $11.6M (No Camels)
  20. Simba Sleep Closes £9M Funding Round (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
2 $1,530,000,000 iQiyi Consortium Media Investment
3 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
4 $174,000,000 Le Young Pictures Undisclosed Media Investment
5 $100,000,000 Zhihu Consortium Media Investment
6 $58,000,000 Chushou GGV Capital, Shunwei Capital Media Investment
7 $50,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
8 $40,000,000 The Players’ Tribune Undisclosed Media Investment
9 $36,000,000 Kuaikan Comic Consortium Media Investment
10 $27,500,000 Whistle Sports Consortium Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 HOOQ Consortium Media Investment
12 $21,000,000 Er Geng Consortium Media Investment
13 $21,000,000 MobiTV Ally Bank, Lead – Oak Investment Partners Media Investment
14 $18,700,000 data.world Consortium Media Investment
15 $15,000,000 Minute Media Consortium Media Investment
16 $15,000,000 Plays tv Consortium Media Investment
17 $10,000,000 Ozy Media GSV Capital Media Investment
18 $8,000,000 Niangao-mama Matrix Partners China, Ziniu Fund Media Investment
19 $5,000,000 Share Rocket Consortium Media Investment
20 $4,290,000 MainStreaming United Ventures Media Investment

More information

  1. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  2. Baidu’s iQiyi video service raises $1.53 billion (TechCrunch)
  3. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  4. Le Young Pictures, a video firm established by LeEco founder’s wife raises US$174 million series A (Next Unicorn)
  5. Zhihu crowned China’s first knowledge sharing unicorn with 100m USD series D (Technode)
  6. GGV, Shunwei lead $58M Round In Games Streaming Start-Up (China Money Network)
  7. This website is the Facebook for scientists, and it’s growing with a $50 million raise (Mashable)
  8. IVP STEPS UP TO THE PLATE WITH THE PLAYERS’ TRIBUNE (IVP)
  9. Tiantu leads $36m round for China comic site (AVCJ)
  10. Whistle Sports grabs $27.5 mln Series C (PE HUB)
  11. Asian Netflix challenger HOOQ raises $25M more from Singtel, Sony and Warner (TechCrunch)
  12. China: Media startup Er Geng raises $21m; Travel management platform Meiya bags $17m (Deal Street Asia)
  13. MobiTV raises $21 million for pay TV delivery system (Venture Beat)
  14. Data.world raises $18.7 million to remedy our post-fact society (TechCrunch)
  15. Minute Media Raises $15 Million in Growth Capital, Bringing Total Funding to $60 Million (Business Wire)
  16. 49ers, NBA’s Jeremy Lin part of $15 million Series A for Plays.tv and its game-recording service (VentureBeat)
  17. Ozy Media Raises $10 Million to Expand Video, Events (WSJ)
  18. Matrix Partners China leads $8m financing in parenting startup Niangao-mama (Deal Street Asia)
  19. Share Rocket Secures $5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Milan video startup MainStreaming scores €4 million in cash for cache-free live video streaming (Geektime)