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Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for June 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$590,000,000Meizu Alibaba Group Holding LimitedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
3$130,000,000FyusionConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$75,000,000DJIAccel PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
5$64,000,0003DRConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
6$50,000,0003D Robotics QualcommHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
7$46,700,000PAX LabsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$45,000,000SpheroConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$44,200,000LittleBits ElectronicsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$40,000,000Rethink RoboticsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
11$32,000,000HighfiveConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
12$30,000,000Peloton True Ventures, Tiger Global ManagementHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$30,000,000CanaryConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$30,000,000Matterport ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$26,600,000Rethink RoboticsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$25,000,000Samsara Andreessen HorowitzHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$23,000,000Meta ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$21,000,000Crocus TechnologyConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$20,000,000Fetch Robotics ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$19,000,000poLight ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  1. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  2. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  3. Fyusion Raises $13.0M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Consumer Drone King DJI Raises $75M To Build lndustrial UAV Developer Platform (TechCrunch)
  5. 3DR Raised Additional Financing; Closes Series C Round at $64M (FinSMEs)
  6. 3D Robotics Raises $50M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. PAX Labs Raises $46.7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Sphero Secures $45M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. LittleBits Electronics Raises $44.2M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Rethink Robotics Closes $40M Series D Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  11. Highfive Secures $32M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Peloton Raises $30M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Canary Smart Home Security System Locks Down $30 Million In Series B (TechCrunch)
  14. Matterport Raises $30M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Rethink Robotics Raises $26.6M in Series D Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. Samsara Raises $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Meta Raises $23M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Crocus Technology Raises $21M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Fetch Robotics Raises $20M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. poLight Raises $19M (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for June 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
2$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
3$367,000,000PinterestUndisclosedMediaInvestment
4$186,000,000lynda.com ConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$128,000,000LeTV SportsYunfeng Capital, Wanda InvestmentMediaInvestment
6$110,000,000NextdoorConsortiumMediaInvestment
7$73,500,000TrustpilotConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$50,000,000Refinery29Scripps Networks Interactive, WPPMediaInvestment
10$37,000,000WelltokConsortiumMediaInvestment
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
16$25,000,000ArtsyConsortiumMediaInvestment
17$25,000,000SharecareWellington Management Company, Trinity HealthMediaInvestment
18$23,000,000RockYouColumbia CapitalMediaInvestment
19$17,000,000MashableConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$17,000,000GiphyConsortiumMediaInvestment

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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

More information

  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 Mobile & Apps Deals for June 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$600,000,000Kuaidi DacheConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
2$537,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
3$485,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
4$315,000,000OlaConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
5$200,000,000SnapchatAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
6$186,000,000PinterestConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
7$126,000,000Glu MobileTencentMobile & AppsInvestment
8$100,000,000APUS Group ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
9$100,000,000SunriseMicrosoftMobile & AppsAcquisition
10$100,000,000BanjoSoftbank, BlueRun VenturesMobile & AppsInvestment
11$60,000,000Quixey ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
12$60,000,000QuixeyConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
13$55,000,000App Annie ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
14$50,000,000Moovit ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
15$50,000,000AppDirectConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
16$45,000,000BlipparUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
17$39,318,825MeeDoc XLHealthMobile & AppsInvestment
18$36,000,000MetapsUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
19$26,000,000SmuleAdams Street PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
20$25,000,000Face++Innovation Works, Ignition PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment

More information

  1. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Snapchat Closes Another Massive Funding Round — $537 Million (Re/code)
  3. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Ola raises blockbuster $315M funding to stay ahead of Uber in India (Tech In Asia)
  5. Alibaba invests $200M in Snapchat (Tech In Asia)
  6. Pinterest Adds $186M To Series G Funding Round, Offers Secondary Sale To Employees (TechCrunch)
  7. Tencent Will Pay $126M For A 14.6% Stake In Glu Mobile, Maker Of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood (TechCrunch)
  8. APUS Group Raises $100M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  10. Banjo Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Mobile App Search Service Quixey Confirms $60 Million In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  12. Quixey Raises $60M in Series C1 Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. App Annie Closes $55M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Moovit Closes $50M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. AppDirect Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Blippar Raises $45M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. MeeDoc Raises €3.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Metaps Completes $36M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Smule Raises $26M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. The face recognition startup that Jack Ma wants to use for selfie payments just got $25M in funding (Tech In Asia)