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Glassdoor raises $40 million

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As part of its IPO plan, Glassdoor announced last Friday that it had raised another $40 million in a funding round led by T. Rowe Price Associates. This brings the startup’s total funding to $201.5 million with a valuation of around $1 billion. The company is known for helping jobseekers to find the right company for them. It provides unbiased reviews and commentary from both current and former employees of more than 400,000 companies worldwide. Glassdoor has revolutionised job hunting in the US and abroad by providing inside information to potential employees and creating more transparency. According to Glassdoor founder and CEO Robert Hohman, the funding will be used to invest in machine learning technology to make better matches between jobseekers and jobs.

Top 20 Transactions Deals for February 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
2 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
3 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
4 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
5 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $200,000,000 Social Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $171,117,750 Talabat.com Rocket Internet Transactions Acquisition
9 $134,000,000 Eat24 Yelp Transactions Acquisition
10 $126,000,000 HelloFresh Rocket Internet, Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
11 $117,000,000 Taboola Consortium Transactions Investment
12 $100,000,000 WorldRemit Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel Partners Transactions Investment
13 $80,000,000 FreeCharge Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $75,000,000 Coinbase Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $70,000,000 Glassdoor Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $65,000,000 Porch.com Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $60,000,000 Betterment Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $58,000,000 TransferWise Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $50,000,000 Bill.com Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $40,000,000 ClassPass General Catalyst, Thrive Capital Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (CNBC)
  2. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  3. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  5. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  6. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Social Finance Raises $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Rocket Internet Acquires Talabat.com for €150M (FinSMEs)
  9. Yelp Acquires Eat24 for $134M (FinSMEs)
  10. HelloFresh Raises $126M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Taboola Completes $117M Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. WorldRemit Raises $100M Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. India’s FreeCharge, Which Gives Users Coupons When They Pay Bills, Raises $80M Series C (TechCrunch)
  14. Coinbase Raises $75M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Glassdoor Raises $70M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Porch.com Raises over $65M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Betterment Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. TransferWise Raises $58M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Bill.com Secures $50M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. ClassPass Raises $40M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Deals for January 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
4 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
5 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
6 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $161,000,000 Wanda E-commerce Centec Networks, Xude Rendao Ecommerce Investment
9 $125,000,000 NetProspex Dun & Bradstreet Marketing Acquisition
10 $100,000,000 APUS Group Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $100,000,000 Beibei.com Consortium Ecommerce Investment
12 $100,000,000 Ymatou Sailing Capital International Ecommerce Investment
13 $95,000,000 Planet Labs Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $80,000,000 MongoDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $75,000,000 Coinbase Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $70,000,000 Glassdoor Consortium Transactions Investment
17 $65,000,000 Porch.com Consortium Transactions Investment
18 $58,000,000 TransferWise Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $56,000,000 Antuit Goldman Sachs, Zodius Capital Software & Services Investment
20 $55,000,000 App Annie Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  4. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  5. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  6. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  8. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  10. APUS Group Raises $100M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Capital Today, New Horizon Lead $100M Series C In Beibei.Com (China Money Network)
  12. Cross-border Shopping Site Ymatou Pockets US$100M Series B Funding (TechNode)
  13. Planet Labs Raises $95M (FinSMEs)
  14. MongoDB Secures $80M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Coinbase Raises $75M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Glassdoor Raises $70M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Porch.com Raises over $65M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. TransferWise Raises $58M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Antuit Secured up to $56M (FinSMEs)
  20. App Annie Closes $55M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Investments for January 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
4 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
5 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Software & Services Investment
6 $161,000,000 Wanda E-commerce Centec Networks, Xude Rendao Ecommerce Investment
7 $100,000,000 APUS Group Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $100,000,000 Beibei.com Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $100,000,000 Ymatou Sailing Capital International Ecommerce Investment
10 $95,000,000 Planet Labs Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $80,000,000 MongoDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $75,000,000 Coinbase Consortium Transactions Investment
13 $70,000,000 Glassdoor Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $65,000,000 Porch.com Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $58,000,000 TransferWise Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $56,000,000 Antuit Goldman Sachs, Zodius Capital Software & Services Investment
17 $55,000,000 App Annie Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $52,090,425 windeln.de Goldman Sachs, DN Capital Ecommerce Investment
19 $50,000,000 Moovit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $50,000,000 VMTurbo Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  4. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  6. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. APUS Group Raises $100M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Capital Today, New Horizon Lead $100M Series C In Beibei.Com (China Money Network)
  9. Cross-border Shopping Site Ymatou Pockets US$100M Series B Funding (TechNode)
  10. Planet Labs Raises $95M (FinSMEs)
  11. MongoDB Secures $80M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Coinbase Raises $75M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Glassdoor Raises $70M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Porch.com Raises over $65M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. TransferWise Raises $58M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Antuit Secured up to $56M (FinSMEs)
  17. App Annie Closes $55M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. windeln.de Raises €45M (FinSMEs)
  19. Moovit Closes $50M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. VMTurbo Raises $50M in Seres D Funding (FinSMEs)