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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)