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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $150,000,000 MapMyFitness Under Armour Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $55,000,000 Lookout Deutsche Telekom Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Chukong Technologies Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $50,000,000 Flipboard Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $50,000,000 Snapchat Coatue Management Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $35,000,000 Foursquare DFJ Growth, Capital Group Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $30,000,000 Mozido Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $28,000,000 Moovit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

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  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Under Armour Buys Mobile Workout Veteran MapMyFitness For $150M As It Looks To Keep Pace In Digital Fitness (TechCrunch)
  6. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  7. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  9. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise (TechCrunch)
  10. Chukong Technologies Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  12. Exclusive: Flipboard raising another $50 million (CNN Money)
  13. Hedge Fund Invests $50M Into Snapchat (Forbes.com)
  14. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  15. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  16. Foursquare bounces back with $35 million in new funding (The Verge)
  17. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  18. Mozido Raises $30M (FinSMEs)
  19. Moovit Closes $28M Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)

The Future of Fitness is Technology

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The Future of Fitness is Technology

Technology is changing everything, even the way we workout. Today, a good sweat is no longer enough for casual and professional athletes. Most of them want to not only see the physical results, but the data that measures the efficiency of their workouts. One of the companies in the US embracing the fitness-tech trend is Under Armour, makers of performance sporting apparel. Last week, Under Armour acquired MapMyFitness, the creator of popular apps MapMyRun and MapMyRide, for $150 million. The acquisition signals the transition of Under Armour from a sports clothing company, to a fitness-tech company. The deal also gave Under Armour ammunition to compete head-on with Nike as they continue to invest in innovating consumer fitness-tech.