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Top 20 Media Deals for April 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
3$186,000,000lynda.com ConsortiumMediaInvestment
5$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$50,000,000Refinery29Scripps Networks Interactive, WPPMediaInvestment
8$30,000,000iFlixCatcha Group, PLDTMediaInvestment
9$30,000,000Music MessengerConsortiumMediaInvestment
10$30,000,000ShazamDN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & ByersMediaInvestment
11$28,000,000The Whistle Sports NetworkConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$25,000,000SharecareWellington Management Company, Trinity HealthMediaInvestment
14$25,000,000Business Insider Axel Springer Digital VenturesMediaInvestment
15$23,000,000RockYouColumbia CapitalMediaInvestment
19$10,500,000Applicaster Pitango Venture Capital, 83NorthMediaInvestment
20$10,000,000SmartNews ConsortiumMediaInvestment

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  1. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  3. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  4. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Refinery29 Raises $50M in Series D Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Welltok Closes $37M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Video streaming startup iFlix gets US$30M funding ahead of Southeast Asia launch (Tech In Asia)
  9. Music Messenger Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Shazam Scoops Up $30M To Expand Partnerships, Now Valued At $1BN+ (TechCrunch)
  11. The Whistle Sports Network Raises $28M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Sharecare Raises $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Artsy Secures $25M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Business Insider Raises $25M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. RockYou Raises $23M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Giphy Raises $17M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Mashable Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. PlayBuzz Secures $16M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Second Screen TV Apps Startup Applicaster Pulls In $10.5M Series B Funding (TechCrunch)
  20. SmartNews Raises $10M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for June 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$200,000,000CyveraPalo Alto NetworksSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$100,000,000DragonPlay Ltd.Bally TechnologiesGamesAcquisition
3$75,000,000SouqNaspers LimitedEcommerceInvestment
4$30,000,000Ginger SoftwareIntelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$25,000,000OurCrowd UndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
6$25,000,000CTERA Networks ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
7$20,000,000KenshooBain Capital VenturesMarketingInvestment
8$12,500,000Mantis Vision ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$10,700,000YotpoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
10$10,000,000i.SecSynergy CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$10,000,000FortscaleConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
12$7,500,000NativeflowJerusalem Venture Partners, OurCrowdSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$7,300,000SlidelyBenson Oak CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$7,100,000AppsFlyer Pitango Venture Capital, Magma Venture PartnersMobile & AppsInvestment
15$7,000,000GreenSQLConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
16$6,800,000TimefulConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
17$5,000,000DatumateBattery Ventures, Al-BawaderSoftware & ServicesInvestment
18$4,100,000SalesPredictConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
19$3,000,000Forter Sequoia CapitalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$3,000,000PlayBuzzCarmel VenturesMediaInvestment

More information

  1. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  2. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  3. Souq raises an additional $75m from Naspers (Wamda)
  4. Intel Pays Up To $30M For A Personal Assistant Platform From Ginger Software (TechCrunch)
  5. OurCrowd Closes $25M Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  6. CTERA Networks Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Tel Aviv’s Kenshoo Raises $20M; Valuation $400M to $500M (Wall Street Journal)
  8. Mantis Vision Secures $12.5M Strategic Investment Round (FinSMEs)
  9. Yotpo Secures A $10.7M Series A Funding Round Led By Blumberg Capital (TechCrunch)
  10. Nigeria’s mobile security solution, i.Sec secures $10 million in funding (Techloy)
  11. Fortscale Closes $10M Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Israel’s BYOD startup Nativeflow takes $7.5M to protect corporate data (exclusive) (Venture Beat)
  13. Slidely’s 40M users and $7.3M in funding shows slideshows may be sexy after all (VentureBeat)
  14. AppsFlyer Raises $7.1M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. JVP Leads $7 Million Round in GreenSQL (Software Development @ IT Business Net)
  16. Timeful Raises $6.8M In Series A Financing (No Camels News)
  17. Datumate Secures $5M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. SalesPredict Raises $4.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Forter Closes $3M Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Content Platform PlayBuzz Raises $3M (NoCamels)