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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

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  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 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for January 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 $91,000,000 Golan Telecom Electra Consumer Products Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
4 $30,000,000 Gilo Industries Kuang-Chi Group Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
5 $23,000,000 Divergent3D Horizons Ventures, Altran Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
6 $22,000,000 Digilens Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $20,000,000 HealthWatch Yiling Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
8 $18,000,000 Rethink Robotics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $17,506,335 Starship Technologies Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
10 $15,625,000 Sarcos Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
11 $15,000,000 The Finally Light Bulb Company Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
12 $15,000,000 CorePhotonics Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $14,968,299 EasyMile Alstom Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
14 $11,600,000 VisIC Technologies Birch Investment Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
15 $7,500,000 Scandit Atomico Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $6,000,000 Lumus Alibaba Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $5,000,000 EQtainment Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
18 $5,000,000 Eight Undisclosed Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
19 $4,100,000 CannaKorp Singularity Capital Management Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
20 $3,500,000 APANA 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. Electra Acquires Golan Telecom For $91 Million (News18)
  4. Dorset-based aeropsace tech startup Gilo Industries raises $30m (Tech City News)
  5. Divergent 3D Gets $23M For Automotive 3D Printing Technology (SocalTech)
  6. Digilens Raises $22M Series B Financing (VC News Daily)
  7. Israeli HealthWatch – inspired by founder’s father’s heart attack – receives $20M to enter China (Geektime)
  8. Rethink Robotics Adds $18M to Funding Pot Amid Automation Debate (Xconomy)
  9. Starship Technologies Raises €16.5M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Sarcos Robotics Holds Second Close of $15.625m Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Finally Gets $15M Jolt For New Take on Nikola Tesla Lightbulb Tech (Xconomy)
  12. Corephotonics raises $15 million from Samsung, Foxconn, MediaTek (Reuters)
  13. Alstom invests in EasyMile, a start-up developing electric driverless shuttles (Alstrom)
  14. VisIC Technologies Raises $11.6M (No Camels)
  15. Scandit Raises $7.5m in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Augmented reality lens maker Lumus conjures up a $6M investment from Alibaba (Geektime)
  17. Education startup EQtainment raises $5 million to nurture your child’s emotional and social intelligence (VentureBeat)
  18. Smart’ Mattress Company Eight Raises $5 Million Series A To Track Your Sleep (Forbes)
  19. CannaKorp Closes $4.1M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Apana raises $3.5M to help businesses save money by controlling water use (Geekwire)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for January 2017

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $156,000,000 Centerfield Media H.I.G. Growth Partners Marketing Investment
2 $56,000,000 AppsFlyer Consortium Marketing Investment
3 $30,000,000 Networked Insights Consortium Marketing Investment
4 $12,000,000 Velocidi Neuberger Berman Group, Pilot Growth Equity Marketing Investment
5 $5,307,750 Talkwalker Main Mezzanine Capital Marketing Investment
6 $5,250,000 Clutch Undisclosed Marketing Investment
7 $5,250,000 Persio Clutch Marketing Acquisition
8 $2,400,000 Choozle Undisclosed Marketing Investment
9 $2,000,000 Step Group Consortium Marketing Investment
10 $2,000,000 Community Elf Topanga Partners Marketing Investment
11 $1,900,000 Ascent360 Consortium Marketing Investment
12 $830,000 Buzzoole R-301 Capital, Impulse VC Marketing Investment
13 Undisclosed Cox Target Media Inc Platinum Equity Marketing Acquisition
14 Undisclosed MentAd SocialCode Marketing Acquisition
15 Undisclosed China Newswire Isentia Marketing Acquisition
16 Undisclosed Fetching Communications French/West/Vaughan Marketing Acquisition
17 Undisclosed Performance Marketing, Inc. KeyImpact Sales and Systems Marketing Acquisition
18 Undisclosed artegic Main Capital Partners Marketing Investment
19 Undisclosed Brandtatorship Roberts Communications Marketing Acquisition
20 Undisclosed Dash Hudson Build Ventures, Innovacorp Marketing Investment

More information

  1. Centerfield Secures $156 Million in Financing And Acquires Performance Marketing Leader Qology Direct (Multi Channel News)
  2. AppsFlyer Raises $56M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Networked Insights raises $30M to analyze social posts for marketers (Chicago Tribune)
  4. Velocidi raises $12M to help marketers make smarter ad choices (Silicon Angle)
  5. Talkwalker secures €5M funding from Main Mezzanine Capital to spearhead development of AI powered social media analytics for Marketing and PR (Yahoo)
  6. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  7. Clutch raised $5.25 million and acquired a Chicago company (Technical.ly)
  8. Choozle Secures $2.4M in Series A-1 Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. STEP gets $2M Series A, plans a digital media empire (Wamda)
  10. Community Elf Raises $2 Million Series A to Accelerate Global Growth and Launch UpContent Gallery, a New Content Marketing Platform to Scale Content Discovery (PR Web)
  11. Press Release: Ascent360 Raises $1.9M To Help Retailers Turn Customer Data Into Revenue (Ascent360)
  12. Buzzoole Raises $830k in VC Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Platinum Equity Acquires Businesses of Cox Target Media (Marketwired)
  14. Israel’s MentAd acquired by US adtech firm SocialCode for undisclosed amount (Tech.eu)
  15. Isentia Buys Chinese Content Marketing Software Platform (Marketing Hub)
  16. French/West/Vaughan Acquires Fetching Communications To Launch Pet & Veterinary Marketing Division (PR Newswire)
  17. KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. Continues Expansion via Acquisition of Performance Marketing, Inc. (PR Web)
  18. Main Capital invests in artegic AG (PE HUB)
  19. Roberts Communications Acquires Brandtatorship (Roberts Communications)
  20. Build, Innovacorp Back Dash Hudson (Entrevestor)