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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for August 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$19,000,000,000WhatsAppFacebookMobile & AppsAcquisition
2$1,500,000,000AirWatchVMWareMobile & AppsAcquisition
3$900,000,000Viber MediaRakutenMobile & AppsAcquisition
4$613,872,000Tele2TeliasoneraMobile & AppsAcquisition
5$360,000,000CheckIntuitMobile & AppsAcquisition
6$215,000,000TangoAlibabaMobile & AppsInvestment
7$200,000,000SmartThingsSamsungMobile & AppsAcquisition
8$150,000,000LookoutConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
9$104,000,000KKBOX GICMobile & AppsInvestment
10$100,000,000DidiCitic, TencentMobile & AppsInvestment
11$100,000,000 ToutiaoSequoia Capital, WeiboMobile & AppsInvestment
12$80,000,000AviateYahooMobile & AppsAcquisition
13$80,000,000Ele.meDianpingMobile & AppsInvestment
14$68,720,000HoccerMedia Ventures GmbHMobile & AppsInvestment
15$65,000,000HikeConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
16$55,000,000Movile ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
17$54,000,000Xamarin ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
18$50,000,000Life360 ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
19$50,000,000Kony ConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
20$46,000,000WattpadConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment

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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)