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Top 20 Investments for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $238,000,000 SquareTrade Bain Capital Ecommerce Investment
2 $150,000,000 Flipkart Online Services Accel Partners, Tiger Global Management Ecommerce Investment
3 $125,000,000 LianLian Pay American Express Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $100,000,000 LifeLock Consortium Software & Services Investment
5 $100,000,000 Conduit Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
6 $100,000,000 Insieme Cisco Systems Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
7 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
8 $85,000,000 Trion Worlds Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments Games Investment
9 $85,000,000 Joyent Weather Investment II, Telefónica Digital Software & Services Investment
10 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
11 $80,000,000 Veracity Payment Solutions Great Hill Partners Software & Services Investment
12 $79,000,000 Quantenna Communications Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
13 $73,000,000 ZestCash Consortium Transactions Investment
14 $70,000,000 Skybox Imaging Consortium Software & Services Investment
15 $64,000,000 Just-Eat Vitruvian Partners Transactions Investment
16 $60,000,000 Appirio Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $53,400,000 Lithium Technologies Consortium Marketing Investment
18 $52,500,000 Code 42 Software Accel Partners, Split Rock Partners Software & Services Investment
19 $50,000,000 Apptio Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $50,000,000 Violin Memory Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment

More information

  1. SquareTrade Lands $238M For Electronics Warranties (Silicon Tap)
  2. News Roundup: Flipkart Raises $150M From Accel, Tiger Global (VC Circle)
  3. AmEx Puts $125M In And Partners With Chinese Mobile Payments Company Lianlian To License Serve (Techcrunch)
  4. Identity Theft Protection Company LifeLock Raises $100M From Kleiner, Symantec; Acquires ID Analytics (Techcrunch)
  5. Conduit Receives $100M Investment from J.P. Morgan Asset Management (FinSMEs)
  6. Cisco Announces Its $850 Million Spin-In (New York Times )
  7. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  8. Trion Worlds Completes $85M Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Cloud Computing Software Company Joyent Raises $85 Million To Pursue Global Growth (Techcrunch)
  10. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  11. Veracity Payment Solutions Secures $80M from Great Hill Partners (FinSMEs)
  12. Quantenna Communications Closes $79M Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  13. Former Google CIO Raises $73 Million To Reform Payday Loans With Data-Driven Startup ZestCash (Techcrunch)
  14. Skybox Imaging Raises $70M To Launch Two High-Res Imaging Microsatellites (Techcrunch)
  15. Just-Eat raises $64m for acquisitions (Financial Times)
  16. General Atlantic And Sequoia Put $60M In Enterprise Cloud Consultancy Appirio (Techcrunch)
  17. Lithium Raises $53.4M Fourth Round To Push For Lead In Social Brand Software (Techcrunch)
  18. Accel Leads $52.5M Round In Cloud-Based Data Storage And Backup Company Code 42 (Techcrunch)
  19. Apptio Raises Massive, $50M Round (Northwest Innovation)
  20. Violin Memory Raises $50M (Silicon Tap)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
2 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
3 $100,000,000 Archives.com Ancestry.com Media Acquisition
4 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
5 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
6 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
7 $32,000,000 Viadeo Consortium Media Investment
8 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
9 $30,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 Viddy Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 BranchOut Consortium Media Investment
13 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
14 $14,000,000 Wayin Consortium Media Investment
15 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
16 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
17 $7,500,000 Jiff Aeris Capital, Aberdare Venture Media Investment
18 $7,100,000 B5M Oak Investment Partners, Giosis Holdings Media Investment
19 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
20 $6,700,000 Pearltrees Groupe Accueil Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com For $100 Million (Techcrunch)
  4. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  5. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  6. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (Techcrunch)
  7. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  8. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  9. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  10. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  11. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  12. BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding (Techcrunch)
  13. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  16. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jiff Raises $7.5M (Silicon Tap)
  18. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)