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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 Mobile & Apps Deals for February 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Koubei.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $215,000,000 Mobike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $100,000,000 Xueba100.com Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $58,000,000 Bluegogo Black Hole Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $57,000,000 FreeCharge Snapdeal Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $42,246,000 TaxiBeat Intelligent Apps (mytaxi) Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $30,000,000 Rover Revcontent Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $30,000,000 KaChing! Creades AB Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $28,000,000 Anxin Doctor Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $23,500,000 Payfone Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $20,000,000 Button Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $15,000,000 Lola Travel Company, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $15,000,000 MobileCause Level Equity Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $15,000,000 True Balance Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $14,600,000 TripActions Arif Janmohamed, Oren Zeev Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $13,000,000 Resy Network Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $12,000,000 Fuse Alliance Venture, Northzone Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $11,500,000 Chatbooks Aries Capital Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $10,000,000 Brightwheel Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Alibaba’s local commerce platform, Koubei, raises $1.1 billion (TechCrunch)
  2. China’s Mobike raises $215M led by Tencent for its bicycle sharing service (TechCrunch)
  3. China VCs lead $100m round for local education app Xueba (AVCJ)
  4. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  5. Black Hole Capital Leads $58M Round In Chinese Bike Sharing Firm Bluegogo (Chinamoney Network)
  6. FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal (Tech Circle)
  7. mytaxi acquires taxibeat, the leading taxi app in Greece, for around €40 million (EU Startups)
  8. Revcontent Acquires Machine Learning Startup, Rover, For More Than $30M (MediaPost)
  9. Sven Hagströmer enters with 30 million in beta patch Kaching (Breakit)
  10. Matrix Joins $28M Series B In Chinese App For Children And Women’s Healthcare (China Money Network)
  11. Payfone Raises $23.5M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Tech Startup Button In $20M Series B (PYMNTS)
  13. Kayak co-founder Paul English raises $15M for his travel startup Lola (TechCrunch)
  14. MobileCause Raises $15m in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. India’s True Balance recharges its coffers with US$15M funding from Korean VCs (e27)
  16. TripActions launches its business travel app and unveils a $14.6 million round (VentureBeat)
  17. Airbnb Invests in Restaurant Reservation App Resy (The Daily Meal)
  18. UX tool suite Fuse raises $12M to make apps prettier and more productive (TechCrunch)
  19. Chatbooks raises $11.5 million to put photo printing on autopilot (TechCrunch)
  20. Brightwheel raises $10 million to keep parents in-the-know about their kids’ day at school (TechCrunch)