Tag Archives: Internet DealBook

Top 20 Media Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $2,180,000,000 LeEco Sunac China Holdings Media Investment
2 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
3 $100,000,000 Zhihu Consortium Media Investment
4 $58,000,000 Chushou GGV Capital, Shunwei Capital Media Investment
5 $40,000,000 The Players’ Tribune Undisclosed Media Investment
6 $36,000,000 Kuaikan Comic Consortium Media Investment
7 $27,500,000 Whistle Sports Consortium Media Investment
8 $25,000,000 HOOQ Consortium Media Investment
9 $21,000,000 Er Geng Consortium Media Investment
10 $10,000,000 Ozy Media GSV Capital Media Investment
11 $8,000,000 Niangao-mama Matrix Partners China, Ziniu Fund Media Investment
12 $5,000,000 Share Rocket Consortium Media Investment
13 $4,290,000 MainStreaming United Ventures Media Investment
14 $3,500,000 Viibar Dentsu Digital Holdings, Globis Capital Partners Media Investment
15 $3,000,000 Wikimedia Foundation Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Media Investment
16 $2,300,000 The Athletic Consortium Media Investment
17 $2,250,000 Laugh.ly Eli Lilly Media Investment
18 $1,700,000 One Degree Consortium Media Investment
19 $1,700,000 UberCloud Earlybird Venture Capital Media Investment
20 $1,674,020 BBuzzArt Mirae Asset Venture Investment, POSCO Venture Capital Media Investment

More information

  1. China’s LeEco Raises $2.18 Billion From Property Investor (Variety)
  2. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  3. Zhihu crowned China’s first knowledge sharing unicorn with 100m USD series D (Technode)
  4. GGV, Shunwei lead $58M Round In Games Streaming Start-Up (China Money Network)
  5. IVP STEPS UP TO THE PLATE WITH THE PLAYERS’ TRIBUNE (IVP)
  6. Tiantu leads $36m round for China comic site (AVCJ)
  7. Whistle Sports grabs $27.5 mln Series C (PE HUB)
  8. Asian Netflix challenger HOOQ raises $25M more from Singtel, Sony and Warner (TechCrunch)
  9. China: Media startup Er Geng raises $21m; Travel management platform Meiya bags $17m (Deal Street Asia)
  10. Ozy Media Raises $10 Million to Expand Video, Events (WSJ)
  11. Matrix Partners China leads $8m financing in parenting startup Niangao-mama (Deal Street Asia)
  12. Share Rocket Secures $5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Milan video startup MainStreaming scores €4 million in cash for cache-free live video streaming (Geektime)
  14. Japan’s video production startup Viibar finds $3.5M in funding, partners with Nikkei (The Bridge)
  15. Wikimedia Foundation receives $3 million grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to make freely licensed images accessible and reusable across the web (Wikimedia)
  16. The Athletic Raises $2.3M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Stand-up comedy streaming app Laugh.ly raises $2.25M (Vator )
  18. One Degree Raises over $1.7 Million from National Funders (1degree)
  19. UberCloud Closes $1.7M Pre-A Round (VC News Daily)
  20. Social art platform BBuzzArt lands 2 billion won in Series A investment (Venture Square)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for January 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 $57,000,000 FreeCharge Snapdeal Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $23,500,000 Payfone Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $20,000,000 Button Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $15,000,000 Lola Travel Company, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $15,000,000 MobileCause Level Equity Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $14,600,000 TripActions Arif Janmohamed, Oren Zeev Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $13,000,000 Resy Network Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $12,000,000 Fuse Alliance Venture, Northzone Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $7,614,540 Ddocdoc Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $5,000,000 EmployeeChannel, Inc. Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $4,000,000 OOHLALA Mobile Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $3,300,000 Prattle Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $3,286,305 QikServe Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $3,220,920 Budbee Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $3,000,000 Postr Media Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $3,000,000 D8ii Limited Kuvera Capital Group 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. FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal (Tech Circle)
  6. Payfone Raises $23.5M in Series E Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Tech Startup Button In $20M Series B (PYMNTS)
  8. Kayak co-founder Paul English raises $15M for his travel startup Lola (TechCrunch)
  9. MobileCause Raises $15m in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. TripActions launches its business travel app and unveils a $14.6 million round (VentureBeat)
  11. Airbnb Invests in Restaurant Reservation App Resy (The Daily Meal)
  12. UX tool suite Fuse raises $12M to make apps prettier and more productive (TechCrunch)
  13. Hospital search app Ddocdoc lands additional 9 billion won investment (VentureSquare)
  14. EmployeeChannel, Inc., a Leading Provider of Mobile Apps for Employee Engagement and Communication, Raises $5M Series A to Fund Growth (EmployeeChannel)
  15. Oohlala aims to school the university-specific app space with a $4M Series A (TechCrunch)
  16. Prattle Raises $3.3m Seed Round Led by GCM Grosvenor (PR Newswire)
  17. QikServe Raises £2.7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Swedish delivery startup Budbee raises €3 million (Tech.eu)
  19. POSTR raises $3 million for APAC expansion (Voxy)
  20. D8ii announces US$3 million fundraising round (The Nation)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
4 $800,000,000 Verily Temasek Holdings Software & Services Investment
5 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
6 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
7 $165,000,000 Tricentis Insight Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
8 $90,000,000 Nuna Incorporated John Doerr, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Software & Services Investment
9 $83,500,000 eNom Tucows Software & Services Acquisition
10 $75,000,000 Kaminario Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $55,000,000 Practo Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $50,000,000 EasyStack CASH Capital (Beijing) Investment Management Software & Services Investment
13 $50,000,000 Turbonomic General Atlantic Software & Services Investment
14 $45,000,000 Bitglass Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $45,000,000 Aryaka Networks Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Third Point Ventures Software & Services Investment
16 $41,000,000 Fugue Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $37,076,100 Hotcourses Group IDP Education Software & Services Acquisition
18 $35,000,000 WorkFusion Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $34,300,000 CynergisTek Auxilio, Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
20 $33,000,000 HouseCanary, Inc. Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  3. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  4. Alphabet’s health-tech company Verily gets $800 million from Singapore investment firm Temasek (VentureBeat)
  5. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  6. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  7. Tricentis Raises $165M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Nuna Raises over $90m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. eNom Acquired By Tucows for $83.5 Million (The Hosting News)
  10. Kaminario Raises $75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. India’s Practo raises $55M to expand its healthcare platform to more emerging markets (TechCrunch)
  12. EasyStack raises $50M Series C Round, Setting New Single Round Record in China Open Source (Yahoo)
  13. The Former CIO Of GE Just Led A $50M Bet On Cloud Company Turbonomic (Forbes)
  14. Singtel Innov8, Australia’s Future Fund participate in Bitglass’ $45m Series C (Deal Street Asia)
  15. Fast-growing Milpitas networking startup raises $45M (SiliconValley Business Journal)
  16. Fugue Raises $41 Million in Funding to Solve Cloud Operations Complexity (PR Newswire)
  17. IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m (The Pie News)
  18. WorkFusion Raises $35 Million to Scale AI-powered Automation within Enterprise Operations (PR Newswire)
  19. Auxilio has Acquired Healthcare IT Security Solutions Leader, CynergisTek for up to $34.3 Million (Auxilio)
  20. HouseCanary Closes $33 Million Series A Funding, Seeks to Disrupt the Real Estate Market (Yahoo)

Top 20 Acquisitions for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $3,700,000,000 AppDynamics Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 CoverMyMeds McKesson Software & Services Acquisition
3 $1,000,000,000 Vantage Data Centers Digital Bridge Holdings Software & Services Acquisition
4 $650,000,000 SimpliVity Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software & Services Acquisition
5 $613,851,385 Tian Tian Express Suning Commerce Group Transactions Acquisition
6 $425,000,000 Trello Atlassian Software & Services Acquisition
7 $333,684,900 Immediate Media Co. Hubert Burda Media Media Acquisition
8 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
9 $83,500,000 eNom Tucows Sofware & Services Acquisition
10 $80,000,000 Rounds Kik Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $70,000,000 ShoeBuy Jet.com Ecommerce Acquisition
12 $37,076,100 Hotcourses Group IDP Education Software & Services Acquisition
13 $34,300,000 CynergisTek Auxilio, Inc. Software & Services Acquisition
14 $28,000,000 ReviewPro Undisclosed Software & Services Acquisition
15 $25,000,000 Flyte Tyme Addison Lee Transactions Acquisition
16 $20,000,000 Harvest.ai Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
17 $20,000,000 Babel Systems InvestCloud Software & Services Acquisition
18 $19,200,000 Omtool Upland Software Software & Services Acquisition
19 $11,379,280 Offerta Alfvén & Didrikson Transactions Acquisition
20 $9,476,730 teamix GmbH ProAct Software & Services Acquisition

More information

  1. Cisco to Buy Software Maker AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion (Bloomberg)
  2. McKesson to buy CoverMyMeds for $1.1 bln (PE HUB)
  3. Digital Bridge to acquire Vantage Data Centers for $1 billion – sources (Europe Breaking News)
  4. HPE acquires SimpliVity for $650M in cash (TechCrunch)
  5. Suning Commerce Group to buy Tiantian Express for 4.25 billion yuan (China Daily )
  6. Atlassian to Acquire Trello, for $425M (FinSMEs)
  7. Germany’s Hubert Burda Media buys Radio Times and other UK magazines for £270m (City A.M.)
  8. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  9. eNom Acquired By Tucows for $83.5 Million (The Hosting News)
  10. Kik snaps up video chat app maker Rounds for a reported $60-$80 million (TechCrunch)
  11. Jet.com Grabs ShoeBuy for $70M as Walmart Expands E-Commerce Arsenal (Xconomy)
  12. IDP Education acquires Hotcourses Group for £30m (The Pie News)
  13. Auxilio has Acquired Healthcare IT Security Solutions Leader, CynergisTek for up to $34.3 Million (Auxilio)
  14. ReviewPro takes $28 million investment from Chinese hotel IT group (Tnooz)
  15. Addison Lee has acquired US rival Flyte Tyme for $25 million as it looks to take on Uber (Business Insider)
  16. Sources: Amazon quietly acquired AI security startup harvest.ai for around $20M (TechCrunch)
  17. InvestCloud Acquires Babel Systems, for $20M (FinSMEs)
  18. Upland Software Buys Omtool for $19.2M (AustinInno)
  19. Jens Nilsson sells its Offerta to Alfvén & Didrikson 100 million (Breakit)
  20. Proact Acquires Teamix GmbH for €9 Million (Storage News)