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Top 20 Media Deals for April 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,500,000,000 Lynda.com LinkedIn Media Acquisition
2 $367,000,000 Pinterest Undisclosed Media Investment
3 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
4 $110,000,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
5 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
6 $50,000,000 Refinery29 Scripps Networks Interactive, WPP Media Investment
7 $37,000,000 Welltok Consortium Media Investment
8 $30,000,000 iFlix Catcha Group, PLDT Media Investment
9 $30,000,000 Music Messenger Consortium Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 Shazam DN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Media Investment
11 $28,000,000 The Whistle Sports Network Consortium Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 Sharecare Wellington Management Company, Trinity Health Media Investment
13 $25,000,000 Artsy Consortium Media Investment
14 $25,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Digital Ventures Media Investment
15 $23,000,000 RockYou Columbia Capital Media Investment
16 $17,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
17 $17,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
18 $16,000,000 PlayBuzz Consortium Media Investment
19 $10,500,000 Applicaster Pitango Venture Capital, 83North Media Investment
20 $10,000,000 SmartNews Consortium Media Investment

More information

  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) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
2 $100,000,000 DragonPlay Ltd. Bally Technologies Games Acquisition
3 $75,000,000 Souq Naspers Limited Ecommerce Investment
4 $30,000,000 Ginger Software Intel Software & Services Acquisition
5 $25,000,000 OurCrowd Undisclosed Transactions Investment
6 $25,000,000 CTERA Networks Consortium Software & Services Investment
7 $20,000,000 Kenshoo Bain Capital Ventures Marketing Investment
8 $12,500,000 Mantis Vision Consortium Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
9 $10,700,000 Yotpo Consortium Software & Services Investment
10 $10,000,000 i.Sec Synergy Capital Software & Services Investment
11 $10,000,000 Fortscale Consortium Software & Services Investment
12 $7,500,000 Nativeflow Jerusalem Venture Partners, OurCrowd Software & Services Investment
13 $7,300,000 Slidely Benson Oak Capital Software & Services Investment
14 $7,100,000 AppsFlyer Pitango Venture Capital, Magma Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $7,000,000 GreenSQL Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $6,800,000 Timeful Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $5,000,000 Datumate Battery Ventures, Al-Bawader Software & Services Investment
18 $4,100,000 SalesPredict Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $3,000,000 Forter Sequoia Capital Software & Services Investment
20 $3,000,000 PlayBuzz Carmel Ventures Media Investment

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)