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Top Deals for October 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$3,000,000,000Aruba NetworksHewlett-PackardHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$2,000,000,000Didi KuaidiConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$1,400,000,000Electronic Funds SourceWEXTransactionsAcquisition
7$1,200,000,000Uber BaiduTransactionsInvestment
8$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$1,000,000,000Didi KuaidiUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
11$1,000,000,000UberMicrosoft, Bennett Coleman & Co.TransactionsInvestment
12$1,000,000,000Coupang SoftBankEcommerceInvestment
14$910,000,000Altegra HealthEmdeonTransactionsAcquisition
16$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
17$700,000,000Yidao YongcheLe TVTransactionsInvestment
18$700,000,000FlipkartTiger Global Management, Steadview CapitalEcommerceInvestment
19$687,000,000Menulog GroupJust EatTransactionsAcquisition

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. HP to acquire Aruba Networks for about $3B (CNBC)
  3. Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s Arch Rival In China, Confirms It Raised $2B In Fresh Funding (TechCrunch)
  4. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  5. WEX to Buy Electronic Funds Source From Warburg Pincus for $1.4 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  6. Naspers Makes US$1.2 Billion Investment in Avito (FinSMEs)
  7. Uber Has Raised $1.2B More In China With Baidu Investing As Rival Didi Kuaidi Gets $3B (TechCrunch)
  8. EMC Continues Shift To Cloud With $1.2B Virtustream Purchase (TechCrunch)
  9. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  10. Didi Kuaidi raises extra $1B to battle Uber in China (Tech In Asia)
  11. Uber reportedly raises $1B at a $51B valuation from investors including Microsoft (VentureBeat)
  12. Coupang Receives $1BN in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Facing Demand, Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (NY Times)
  14. Emdeon to Acquire Altegra Health for $910M (FinSMEs)
  15. PayPal to Acquire Xoom for $890M (FinSMEs)
  16. Singtel buys US cybersecurity firm for US$810M (Tech In Asia)
  17. Uber may have a new rival in China, as Yidao Yongche to raise $700M (VentureBeat)
  18. Flipkart Raises $700M In 10th Funding Round At $15B Valuation (Trak.in)
  19. Just Eat Snaps Up Menulog For $687M To Enter Australia And New Zealand (TechCrunch)
  20. Expedia gives up on China partner, sells off $671M majority stake in eLong (Tech In Asia)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for October 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,200,000,000VirtustreamEMCSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$810,000,000TrustwaveSingtelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$500,000,0001010dataAdvanceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$500,000,000ZenefitsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
5$453,000,000LancopeCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$450,000,000Palantir UndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$350,000,000Annapurna LabsAmazonSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$254,890,000MultifondsTemenosSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$250,000,000GitHub ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$200,000,000Domo ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$200,000,000Panaya InfosysSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$190,000,000Smart TuitionBlackbaudSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
13$190,000,000CaspidaSplunkSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$175,000,000SimpliVity Waypoint CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$171,000,000Kingdee International Software GroupJD.comSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$160,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$150,000,000AnsibleRed HatSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$150,000,000Medallia Sequoia CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$150,000,000OneSource Virtual Technology Crossover Ventures, Halyard CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$150,000,000InfinidatTPG GrowthSoftware & 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. Advance Acquires 1010data for $500M (FinSMEs)
  4. Zenefits Raises $500M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M (TechCrunch)
  6. Palantir Raises $450 Million, Now Valued At $20 Billion (TechCrunch)
  7. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  8. Temenos Acquires Multifonds for €235M (FinSMEs)
  9. GitHub Raises $250M Series B Round To Take Risks (TechCrunch)
  10. Domo Closes $200M Series D Financing; Valued at $2 Billion (FinSMEs)
  11. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  12. Blackbaud Acquires Smart Tuition for $190M (FinSMEs)
  13. Splunk Buys Security Startup Caspida For $190M (TechCrunch)
  14. SimpliVity Raises $175M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. JD invests $171M in Chinese ERP software firm Kingdee for 10% stake (Tech In Asia)
  16. Slack Raises $160M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Red Hat Is Buying IT Automation Startup Ansible, For $150M (TechCrunch)
  18. Medallia Raises $150M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. OneSource Virtual Receives $150M Equity Investment (FinSMEs)
  20. Infinidat Raises $150M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for October 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
4$343,000,000Business InsiderAxel SpringerMediaAcquisition
5$200,000,000BuzzFeedNBC UniversalMediaInvestment
6$200,000,000Vox Media NBCUniversalMediaInvestment
7$193,600,000China Business News AlibabaMediaInvestment
8$186,000,000lynda.com ConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$176,946,810UnrulyNews CorpMediaInvestment
10$128,000,000LeTV SportsYunfeng Capital, Wanda InvestmentMediaInvestment
12$100,000,000ViralNovaZealot NetworksMediaAcquisition
13$100,000,000Saavn ConsortiumMediaInvestment
14$100,000,000Internet Media ServicesSony Pictures TVMediaInvestment
18$60,000,000Believe DigitalConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$57,000,000Medium ConsortiumMediaInvestment

More information

  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. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  5. BuzzFeed expands into TV and movies with $200M NBCUniversal investment (VentureBeat)
  6. Vox Media Receives $200M Equity Investment from NBCUniversal (FinSMEs)
  7. China Business News Receives $193.6M Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  8. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  9. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  10. Alibaba founder Jack Ma leads $128M investment in live-streaming sports site (Tech In Asia)
  11. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova’s Clickbait For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  13. Saavn Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm (TechCrunch)
  15. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Flipagram Closes $70M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jaunt Raises $65M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Believe Digital Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Medium Raises $57M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Weekly Update – October 6, 2015

      Total Deal Value (USD) –  $2,471,778,497                Total Deal Number – 81

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
2$343,000,000Business InsiderAxel SpringerMediaAcquisition
4$92,090,625Kreditech ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
5$70,000,000General AssemblyConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
6$60,000,000Civitas LearningConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$57,000,000Medium ConsortiumMediaInvestment
8$55,000,000Acquia ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
9$50,000,000LLamasoft UndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$38,000,000NewStoreGeneral Catalyst Partners,
Stephan Schambach
Mobile & AppsInvestment
11$37,000,000Aquantia ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$36,000,000PepperTapConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
13$35,000,000Vectra NetworksConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$30,000,000BaseConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$28,000,000PeopleDocEurazeoSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$27,000,000Workable ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$25,000,000ExabeamConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$25,000,000Origami Logic ConsortiumMarketingInvestment
19$23,000,000CollibraIndex Ventures, Dawn CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$21,000,000PerfectServeConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
21$16,100,000Madison ReedConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
22$16,000,000BigPanda ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
24$15,000,000Stormpath ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
25$15,000,000TSheets Summit PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
26$14,000,000Happn ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
27$12,500,000Pioneer Square LabsConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
29$11,500,000FunderaSusquehanna Growth EquityTransactionsInvestment
30$10,000,000UNIFi SoftwarePelion Venture Partners,
Canaan Partners
Software & ServicesInvestment
31$9,000,000Pinkoie.ventures , GMO VenturePartnersTransactionsInvestment
32$8,500,000Neumob ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
33$8,300,000Dome9 SecurityConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
34$8,000,000DollyConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
35$8,000,000Logz.io 83North, Giza Venture CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
37$8,000,000RunTitleConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
38$7,925,275Swarm64 ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
39$7,500,000CampusLogic ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
41$7,000,000NodePrimeConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
42$7,000,000Thuzio ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
43$7,000,000Urgent.ly ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
44$5,300,000SheerIDVoyager Capital,
Arnold Venture Group
Software & ServicesInvestment
45$5,000,000InfoworksConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
46$5,000,000SenteraUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
47$4,700,000Aceable ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
48$3,200,000MedZed UndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
49$3,000,000AboutLifeKleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersTransactionsInvestment
50$3,000,000HonkMobileConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
52$2,300,000OnCorpsConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
53$2,300,000Picmonic ConsortiumMediaInvestment
54$2,200,000Flixel Photos ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
55$2,000,000BeneStreamBlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Sandbox Advantage FundSoftware & ServicesInvestment
56$2,000,000Interviewed ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
57$2,000,000Parola ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
58$1,700,000Tru OptikAlex Blum, Progress VenturesSoftware & ServicesInvestment
59$1,674,375MagicEvent.com ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
60$1,200,000NowWeComplyAngelLab, London Co Investment FundSoftware & ServicesInvestment
61$1,200,000Simppler ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
62$1,120,000Safe Cash Payment TechnologiesConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
63$1,000,000Draper JamesConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
64$700,000BuyerQuest Argentum, First AnalysisSoftware & ServicesInvestment
65$615,131Filo ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
66$615,131swiftQueue TechnologiesThe Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Fund, Enterprise IrelandSoftware & ServicesInvestment
67$559,210Octorate Programma 101, Marco CorradinoSoftware & ServicesInvestment
68UndisclosedBookDoc ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
69UndisclosedClark ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
71UndisclosedCytoraConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
72UndisclosedDroboEmpire Capital ManagementSoftware & ServicesInvestment
74UndisclosedMoltinTIM VenturesEcommerceInvestment
75UndisclosedPalma Ceia SemiDesignDongfang Jingyuan Electron LimitedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
76UndisclosedPaytmAlibaba Group Holding Limited,
Ant Financial Services Group
77UndisclosedQuantum Retail TechnologyVersataSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
78UndisclosedShoppimonTIM VenturesEcommerceInvestment
79UndisclosedThrillistAxel SpringerMediaInvestment
80UndisclosedTrust Healthcare Consulting ServicesMTS Health InvestorsTransactionsInvestment

More information

  1. SoFi raises whopping $1 billion to refinance student loans (Fortune)
  2. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  3. Thumbtack raises $125 million to help you find a plumber (Fortune)
  4. Kreditech Raises €82.5M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. General Assembly Raises over $70M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Civitas Learning Raises up to $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Medium Raises $57M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Acquia Closes $55M Equity Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  9. LLamasoft Closes $50M Series B Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  10. Stephan Schambach Launches NewStore, Secures $38 Million in Funding, and Signs Leading Luxury Fashion Brands (Business Wire)
  11. Aquantia Secures $37M in Series H Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. PepperTap Raises $36 mn In Series B From Snapdeal, Sequoia, SAIF and Others (NextBigWhat)
  13. Vectra Networks raises $35 million in sizzling cyber security investment market (Silicon Valley Business Journal)
  14. Base Raises $30M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. PeopleDoc pulls in $28M in Series C funding (New York Business Journal)
  16. Workable Raises $27M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Exabeam Closes $25M Series B Venture Capital Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Origami Logic Closes $25M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  19. Collibra Raises $23M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. PerfectServe Secures $21 Million in New Financing (Business Wire)
  21. Madison Reed Raises $16.1M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  22. BigPanda Raises $16M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  23. Farmigo Raises $16M For A New Approach To The Farmers’ Market (TechCrunch)
  24. Stormpath Raises $15M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  25. TSheets Receives $15M in Growth Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  26. Happn Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  27. Pioneer Square Labs Raises $12.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  28. PinpointCare Secures $11M in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  29. Fundera Closes $11.5M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  30. UNIFi Software Raises $10M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  31. Pinkoi, A Marketplace For Independent Designers In Asia, Raises $9M And Launches English Site (TechCrunch)
  32. Neumob Closes $8.5M Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  33. Dome9 Security Raises $8.3M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  34. Dolly Closes $8M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  35. Logz.io Raises $8M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  36. Qualpay Secures Series A Funding, Raising Its Capital to $8 Million (ADVFN)
  37. RunTitle Closes $8M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  38. Swarm64 Raises up to €7.1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  39. CampusLogic Completes $7.5M Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  40. Lytmus Raises $7.2M in Series A Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  41. NodePrime Raises $7M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  42. Thuzio Completes $7M Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  43. Urgent.ly Raises $7M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  44. SheerID Closes $5.3M Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  45. Infoworks Secures $5M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  46. Sentera Launches with $5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  47. Aceable Raises $4.7M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  48. MedZed Raises $3.2 Million For Development of Innovative Telemedicine-Enabled House Call Model (PR Newswire)
  49. AboutLife, Focused On Personal Finance, Debuts With $3 Million In Funding From Kleiner (TechCrunch)
  50. HonkMobile Secures $3M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  51. Ometria Secures $2.5M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  52. OnCorps Closes $2.3M Funding (FinSMEs)
  53. Picmonic Closes $2.3M Funding (FinSMEs)
  54. Flixel Photos Raises $2.2M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  55. BeneStream Raises $2M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  56. Interviewed Raises $2m in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  57. Parola Raises $2M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  58. Tru Optik Closes $1.7M Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  59. MagicEvent.com Raises €1.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  60. NowWeComply Raises $1.2M in Pre-Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  61. Simppler Raises $1.2M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  62. Safe Cash Payment Technologies Raises $1.12M (FinSMEs)
  63. Draper James Raises $10M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  64. BuyerQuest Secures $7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  65. Filo Raises €500K in Funding (FinSMEs)
  66. swiftQueue Technologies Raises €550K in Funding (FinSMEs)
  67. Octorate Raises €500K in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  68. BookDoc Launches with Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  69. Clark Raises Second Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  70. ClickPay Completes Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  71. Cytora Raises Second Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  72. Drobo Completes Equity and Debt Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  73. Freshdesk Acquires Frilp (FinSMEs)
  74. TIM Ventures Invests in Moltin and Shoppimon (FinSMEs)
  75. Palma Ceia SemiDesign Completes Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  76. Paytm Receives Strategic Investment from Alibaba and Ant Financial Services Group (FinSMEs)
  77. Versata Acquires Quantum Retail Technology (FinSMEs)
  78. TIM Ventures Invests in Moltin and Shoppimon (FinSMEs)
  79. Axel Springer takes minority stake in Thrillist (CNBC)
  80. Trust Healthcare Consulting Services Receives Strategic Equity Investment (FinSMEs)
  81. Flywire Acquires Uni-Pay (FinSMEs)