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Top 20 Games Deals for June 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$24,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros.GamesInvestment
3$8,000,000Firefly Games ConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$7,000,000Kobojo ConsortiumGamesInvestment
6$6,687,927Space Ape Games Silicon Valley BankGamesInvestment
7$5,000,00099Games Ascent Capital, Kalaari CapitalGamesInvestment
8$5,000,000AlphaDraft ConsortiumGamesInvestment
9$4,900,000Mobcrush ConsortiumGamesInvestment
13$1,000,000TecSport GamesMoneta VenturesGamesInvestment
16$704,000Daylight StudiosConsortiumGamesInvestment
17UndisclosedPlaySpace Faraday Venture Partners, The José Manuel Entrecanales FoundationGamesInvestment
18UndisclosedMagic Pixel GamesKabamGamesAcquisition
19UndisclosedTapZen KabamGamesAcquisition
20UndisclosedHammer & Chisel ConsortiumGamesInvestment

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  1. Warner Bros. invests $24M more into game video site Machinima (VentureBeat)
  2. Raptr Raises $14M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Firefly Games Raises $8M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. PlayFab Raises $7.4M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Kobojo Raises $7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Space Ape Games Secures £4.25M in Growth Capital (FinSMEs)
  7. India’s 99Games raises series B funding to expand portfolio (Tech In Asia)
  8. AlphaDraft Raises $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Mobcrush raises $4.9M for mobile-gameplay livestreaming platform (VentureBeat)
  10. Memorado Raises $3.3M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. CodeFights Scores $2.4 Million To Turn Coding Practice Into A Game (TechCrunch)
  12. Philippines’ Xurpas buys into Singapore-based gaming firm MatchMe (Tech In Asia)
  13. TecSport Games Raises $1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Me Girl avatar game company discloses a fresh $1M to make more titles (Tech In Asia)
  15. Thai games studio Sinoze raises $750k from InVent, VC arm of Thailand’s largest telco (Tech In Asia)
  16. Daylight Studios gets $704k to help game developers around the world enter Southeast Asia (Tech In Asia)
  17. PlaySpace Secures Second Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  19. Kabam Acquires TapZen and Magic Pixel Games (FinSMEs)
  20. Hammer & Chisel Closes Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for June 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
4$186,000,000lynda.com ConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$128,000,000LeTV SportsYunfeng Capital, Wanda InvestmentMediaInvestment
8$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$50,000,000Refinery29Scripps Networks Interactive, WPPMediaInvestment
11$30,000,000ShazamDN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersMediaInvestment
12$30,000,000Music MessengerConsortiumMediaInvestment
13$30,000,000iFlixCatcha Group, PLDTMediaInvestment
14$28,000,000The Whistle Sports NetworkConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$25,000,000Business Insider Axel Springer Digital VenturesMediaInvestment
17$25,000,000SharecareWellington Management Company, Trinity HealthMediaInvestment
18$23,000,000RockYouColumbia CapitalMediaInvestment

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  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  4. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  5. Alibaba founder Jack Ma leads $128M investment in live-streaming sports site (Tech In Asia)
  6. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Refinery29 Raises $50M in Series D Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Welltok Closes $37M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Shazam Scoops Up $30M To Expand Partnerships, Now Valued At $1BN+ (TechCrunch)
  12. Music Messenger Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Video streaming startup iFlix gets US$30M funding ahead of Southeast Asia launch (Tech In Asia)
  14. The Whistle Sports Network Raises $28M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Business Insider Raises $25M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Artsy Secures $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Sharecare Raises $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. RockYou Raises $23M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Mashable Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Giphy Raises $17M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for June 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$500,000,000ZenefitsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
4$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$254,890,000MultifondsTemenosSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$200,000,000Panaya InfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$200,000,000Domo ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$190,000,000CaspidaSplunkSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$175,000,000SimpliVity Waypoint CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$171,000,000Kingdee International Software GroupJD.comSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$160,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$150,000,000WatchDoxBlackBerrySoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$150,000,000InfinidatTPG GrowthSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$150,000,000OneSource Virtual Technology Crossover Ventures, Halyard CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$143,500,000AccelaConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$140,000,000XeroAccel Partners, Matrix Capital ManagementSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$134,000,000Yueke SoftwareAlibabaSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$128,000,000MuleSoft ServiceNowSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$125,000,000kCuraICONIQ CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$125,000,000RetailNext ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  1. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  2. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  3. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  5. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  6. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  7. Domo Closes $200M Series D Financing; Valued at $2 Billion (FinSMEs)
  8. Splunk Buys Security Startup Caspida For $190M (TechCrunch)
  9. SimpliVity Raises $175M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. JD invests $171M in Chinese ERP software firm Kingdee for 10% stake (Tech In Asia)
  11. Slack Raises $160M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Confirmed: BlackBerry Is Buying File Security And DRM Startup WatchDox for up to $150M (TechCrunch)
  13. Infinidat Raises $150M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. OneSource Virtual Receives $150M Equity Investment (FinSMEs)
  15. Accela Closes $143.5M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Xero raises $140 million to fund US and UK growth (StartupSmart)
  17. Alibaba buys movie ticketing software company for $134M (Tech In Asia)
  18. MuleSoft takes on $128M as ServiceNow becomes an investor (VentureBeat)
  19. kCura Raises $125M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. RetailNext Raises $125M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Transaction Deals for June 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition
4$589,000,000Yemeksepeti Delivery HeroTransactionsAcquisition
6$500,000,000Tuniu JDTransactionsInvestment
7$500,000,000Qunar Silver LakeTransactionsInvestment
9$350,000,000Ele.meTencent, Sequoia CapitalTransactionsInvestment
10$324,510,900Delivery HeroUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
11$280,000,000Travelocity ExpediaTransactionsAcquisition
12$275,000,000Affirm ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
15$233,000,000DocuSignBrookside Capital, Bain Capital VenturesTransactionsInvestment
17$215,351,910Quandoo RecruitTransactionsAcquisition
18$200,000,000Social Finance ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
19$171,117,750Talabat.comRocket InternetTransactionsAcquisition

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  1. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  2. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  3. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)
  4. Delivery Hero Eats Up Turkey’s Yemeksepeti For A Record $589M (TechCrunch)
  5. Lyft Raises $530M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Chinese travel site Tuniu gets $500M injection, JD now biggest shareholder (Tech In Asia)
  7. Chinese Travel Platform Qunar Raises $500M, Turns Down Ctrip Acquisition Offer (TechCrunch)
  8. Rakuten Buys Ebook And Audiobook Platform OverDrive For $410M (TechCrunch)
  9. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  10. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  12. Affirm Raises $275M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  14. Baihe, a Chinese dating site where users flaunt their financial standing, bags $241M (Tech In Asia)
  15. DocuSign Raises Additional $233M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Recruit Acquires Quandoo for €198.6M (FinSMEs)
  18. Social Finance Raises $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Rocket Internet Acquires Talabat.com for €150M (FinSMEs)
  20. Recruit Acquires Majority Stake In European Hair And Beauty Marketplace Wahanda For $171M (TechCrunch)