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Top 20 Investments for 2012

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$238,000,000SquareTradeBain CapitalEcommerceInvestment
2$150,000,000Flipkart Online ServicesAccel Partners, Tiger Global ManagementEcommerceInvestment
3$125,000,000LianLian PayAmerican ExpressMobile & AppsInvestment
4$100,000,000LifeLockConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
5$100,000,000ConduitUndisclosedSoftware & ServicesInvestment
6$100,000,000InsiemeCisco SystemsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$85,000,000Trion WorldsOntario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bertelsmann Digital Media InvestmentsGamesInvestment
9$85,000,000JoyentWeather Investment II, Telefónica DigitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$80,000,000Veracity Payment SolutionsGreat Hill PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$79,000,000Quantenna CommunicationsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$70,000,000Skybox ImagingConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
15$64,000,000Just-EatVitruvian PartnersTransactionsInvestment
16$60,000,000AppirioConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$53,400,000Lithium TechnologiesConsortiumMarketingInvestment
18$52,500,000Code 42 SoftwareAccel Partners, Split Rock PartnersSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$50,000,000ApptioConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$50,000,000Violin MemoryConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  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)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$175,000,000Allrecipes.comMeredith Corp.MediaAcquisition
6$44,000,000MantaNorwest Venture PartnersMediaInvestment
8$30,000,000The JetstreamQuantum Capital FundMediaInvestment
11$25,000,000eMarketerStripes GroupMediaInvestment
13$14,000,000SharecareGalen Partners, TomorrowVenturesMediaInvestment
15$12,000,000GetGlueRHO VenturesMediaInvestment
17$7,500,000JiffAeris Capital, Aberdare VentureMediaInvestment
18$7,100,000B5MOak Investment Partners, Giosis HoldingsMediaInvestment
20$6,700,000PearltreesGroupe AccueilMediaInvestment

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  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)