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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for August 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $200,000,000 SmartThings Samsung Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $150,000,000 Lookout Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $104,000,000 KKBOX GIC Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
13 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $65,000,000 Hike Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $55,000,000 Movile Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $54,000,000 Xamarin Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $50,000,000 Kony Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Samsung Buys Startup SmartThings to Move Into Smart Homes (Bloomberg)
  8. Lookout snares $150M to build out massive anti-malware network for mobile devices (VentureBeat)
  9. KKBOX Raises $104M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  11. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  12. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  13. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  14. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  15. Hike raises $65 million from foreign investors, including Tiger Global (Economic Times India)
  16. Movile Raises $55m in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Xamarin Raises $54M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  19. Kony Raises $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for July 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $613,872,000 Tele2 Teliasonera Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
10 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $50,000,000 Kony Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $40,000,000 Easy Taxi Phenomen Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $39,000,000 Songza Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $35,000,000 Meet You Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $30,000,000 Whisper Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $30,000,000 Crittercism Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $30,000,000 Lettuce Apps Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Teliasonera acquires Tele2 Norway for €450 million after regulatory “failure” (European Communications)
  5. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  6. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  7. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  8. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  9. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  10. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  11. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  12. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  13. Kony Raises $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)
  15. Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi Raises $40M Series D To Expand In Asia, Latin America (TechCrunch)
  16. Songza Bought by Google for $39 Million (Liberty Voice)
  17. Period Tracker Meet You Announces US$35M Series C Funding (TechNode)
  18. Secret-Sharing App Whisper Raising Another $30 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Recode)
  19. Crittercism Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Intuit acquires Lettuce Apps for $30 million, plans to integrate the product with Quickbooks online (Pandodaily)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for June 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $100,000,000 Toutiao Sequoia Capital, Weibo Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
9 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $50,000,000 Kony Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $39,000,000 Songza Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $35,000,000 Meet You Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $30,000,000 Whisper Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $30,000,000 Crittercism Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $30,000,000 Lettuce Apps Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
19 $30,000,000 Silent Circle Ross Perot Jr., Cain Capital LLC. Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $30,000,000 Dayima Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  5. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  6. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  7. Sequoia, Weibo Invests $100M In News App Toutiao (China Money Network)
  8. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  9. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  10. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  11. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  12. Kony Raises $50M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)
  14. Songza Bought by Google for $39 Million (Liberty Voice)
  15. Period Tracker Meet You Announces US$35M Series C Funding (TechNode)
  16. Secret-Sharing App Whisper Raising Another $30 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Recode)
  17. Crittercism Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Intuit acquires Lettuce Apps for $30 million, plans to integrate the product with Quickbooks online (Pandodaily)
  19. Silent Circle Raises $30M (FinSMEs)
  20. Mentruation Tracking App Dayima Announces $30M Series C Funding (Tech Node)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for August 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $350,000,000 MoPub Twitter Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
7 $45,000,000 Hotel Tonight Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $41,000,000 Foursquare Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $25,000,000 Clinkle Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $25,000,000 AirWatch Accel, Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $24,000,000 Check Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $23,000,000 Slice Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $21,000,000 Whisper Lightspeed Ventures, Sequoia Capital Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $19,500,000 Kik Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $18,300,000 Kony Solutions Telstra Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $18,000,000 Keek Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Twitter + MoPub: Twitter just bought the digital ad exchange it wanted (VentureBeat)
  2. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  3. Truphone Secures £75M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  5. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  6. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  7. Last-Minute Booking App HotelTonight Raises $45M With An Eye On Continued Global Expansion (TechCrunch)
  8. Foursquare’s New $41M Round Helps It Delay Tricky Questions About Its Valuation (Techcrunch)
  9. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  10. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  11. Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet (Techcrunch)
  12. Enterprise Mobility, BYOD Startup AirWatch Adds $25M From Accel To Take Its Series A Total To $225M, As It Preps For Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  13. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)
  14. Check Raises $24M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Slice, The Shopping Companion Powered By Email Inbox Data, Raises $23M From Rakuten & Others (Techcrunch)
  16. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (TechCrunch)
  17. Secret-Sharing App Whisper Snags $21 Million From Sequoia, Adds Roelof Botha To Its Board (TechCrunch)
  18. Kik Raises $19.5M Series B, Bets On Its Cards Platform Play To Take On WhatsApp And Others (Techcrunch)
  19. KONY SOLUTIONS COMPLETES $18.3M SERIES D FINANCING (FinSMEs)
  20. Keek Closes $18M Funding (FinSMEs)