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Didi Kuaidi’s projected valuation at more than $20 billion – February 25, 2016

Commentary

Didi Kuaidi is China’s leading ride-hailing app and UberChina’s fiercest competitor. Just like Uber, Didi Kuaidi is one of the world’s most valuable startups with a current valuation of $16 billion and an annual revenue estimate of around $200 million.

In a bid to challenge UberChina, Didi Kuaidi recently received at least $1 billion in investment commitments from various investors. Once completed, the fundraising round would value Didi at more than $20 billion. This round follows the company’s $3 billion fundraising last September.

You can read about Didi’s fundraising plans here.

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for December 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 Shopkick SK Planet Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $200,000,000 Experience Cox Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung 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 Square Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium 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 Yello Mobile Formation 8 Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent 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. 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. Shopkick Bought for $200 Million (MediaPost)
  10. Cox buys ticket upgrade service ‘Experience’ for $200M (VentureBeat)
  11. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  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. Square Raises $150M; Valued at $6BN (FinSMEs)
  15. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  16. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  17. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Korean Mobile Media Company Yello Mobile Raises $100M From Formation 8 At A $1B Valuation (TechCrunch)
  19. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  20. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for November 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 $100,000,000 Yello Mobile Formation 8 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. 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. Korean Mobile Media Company Yello Mobile Raises $100M From Formation 8 At A $1B Valuation (TechCrunch)

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

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. 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)