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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 Games Deals for April 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $165,000,000 Bash Gaming GSN Games Games Acquisition
2 $80,000,000 LineKong Consortium Games Investment
3 $74,000,000 FunPlus Consortium Games Investment
4 $34,500,000 Azubu Sapinda Group Games Investment
5 $21,500,000 Joyme Fosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
Games Investment
6 $20,000,000 Westhouse Xiaomi Games Investment
7 $18,000,000 Machinima Warner Bros. Entertainment Games Investment
8 $6,500,000 If You Can Company Consortium Games Investment
9 $6,000,000 Next Games Consortium Games Investment
10 $5,000,000 Industrial Toys Accel Partners Games Investment
11 $4,800,000 Lezhin Entertainment NCsoft Games Investment
12 $3,300,000 RockYou Undisclosed Games Investment
13 $2,640,000 Tokyo Otaku Mode Consortium Games Investment
14 $2,467,260 SingOn Undisclosed Games Investment
15 $2,000,000 Omnidrone Consortium Games Investment
16 $2,000,000 TreSensa Consortium Games Investment
17 $1,700,000 CashBet FWH Holdings, private investors Games Investment
18 $1,490,000 Encore Gaming Undisclosed Games Investment
19 Undisclosed Green Throttle Games Google Games Acquisition
20 Undisclosed PinchPoint Sadara Ventures Games Investment

More information

  1. GSN’s $165M Bash Gaming Acquisition Nets 100X Return For Investors (TechCrunch)
  2. Mobile Game Developer LineKong Rakes in $80 Million of Series C Funding (Technode)
  3. FunPlus Raises $74M in Venture Capital Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Twitch, MLG.TV e-sports rival Azubu secures $34.5M in latest funding round (VentureBeat)
  5. Mobile Game Portal Joyme Gets $21.5 Million Series B Funding (TechNode)
  6. Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company (Tech in Asia)
  7. Gaming video site Machinima confirms $18M round (Venture Beat)
  8. If You Can Company Raises $6.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Next Games Raises $6M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Industrial Toys Raises $5M From Accel To Build Tablet Games For Serious Players (TechCrunch)
  11. NCsoft invests $4.8 million in Korean web comics firm (Games Industry Biz)
  12. RockYou raises funding (SEC.GOV)
  13. Tokyo Otaku Mode gets series A funding to grow its anime estore (Yahoo SG)
  14. SingOn Raises €1.8 Million To Reinvent Karaoke (Arctic Startup)
  15. Omnidrone Raises $2M (FinSMEs)
  16. TreSensa Raises $2M in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. CashBet raises $1.7M for real-money online gambling in social/mobile games (Venture Beat)
  18. Encore Gaming raises $1.49M in venture funding (The Tennessean )
  19. Google buys the ghost of Green Throttle Games, as TV arms race gathers speed (Pandodaily)
  20. Meet PinchPoint, the 7 month-old Palestinian gaming startup that just got funding from Sadara Ventures (Wamda)