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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 Games Deals for April 2014

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$165,000,000Bash GamingGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
3$74,000,000FunPlus ConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$34,500,000Azubu Sapinda GroupGamesInvestment
5$21,500,000JoymeFosun Capital Group,
BlueRun Ventures
7$18,000,000MachinimaWarner Bros. EntertainmentGamesInvestment
8$6,500,000If You Can CompanyConsortiumGamesInvestment
9$6,000,000Next GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
10$5,000,000Industrial Toys Accel PartnersGamesInvestment
11$4,800,000Lezhin Entertainment NCsoftGamesInvestment
13$2,640,000Tokyo Otaku ModeConsortiumGamesInvestment
17$1,700,000CashBetFWH Holdings, private investorsGamesInvestment
18$1,490,000Encore GamingUndisclosedGamesInvestment
19UndisclosedGreen Throttle Games GoogleGamesAcquisition
20UndisclosedPinchPointSadara VenturesGamesInvestment

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)