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Top 20 Media Deals for 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,100,000,000 Tumblr Yahoo Media Acquisition
2 $586,000,000 Sina Weibo Alibaba Media Investment
3 $215,000,000 iSelect Undisclosed Media Public
4 $200,000,000 Pinterest Consortium Media Investment
5 $60,000,000 Daisy by Beats Electronics Consortium Media Investment
6 $57,000,000 Qunar Consortium Media Investment
7 $40,000,000 TheBlaze Undisclosed Media Investment
8 $35,000,000 ResearchGate Consortium Media Investment
9 $33,000,000 AwesomenessTV DreamWorks Animation SKG Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 Science Hearst Ventures Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 TuneIn Consortium Media Investment
12 $21,600,000 Nextdoor Consortium Media Investment
13 $20,000,000 ResearchGATE Undisclosed Media Investment
14 $20,000,000 Says.com Catcha Media Media Acquisition
15 $19,300,000 BuzzFeed Consortium Media Investment
16 $15,000,000 NewsCred Consortium Media Investment
17 $15,000,000 SpinMedia Undisclosed Media Investment
18 $14,000,000 ChaCha Consortium Media Investment
19 $13,000,000 Imo.im Georges Harik Media Investment
20 $13,000,000 Planet Labs Consortium Media Investment

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  1. Confirmed: Yahoo! Acquires Tumblr for $1.1BN (FinSMEs)
  2. Sina Weibo, China’s Equivalent of Facebook and Twitter, Gets $586M Investment From Alibaba (Techcrunch)
  3. iSelect raises A$215m in its ASX IPO at 24.5*CY13 NPAT, but drops 15.7% on Day 1 (Australian Technology Transactions)
  4. Pinterest Raises $200M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Streaming Music Service ‘Daisy’ Raises $60 Million, Spins Out Of Beats Electronics As Standalone Firm (TechCrunch)
  6. Baidu, Hillhouse & GGV Reportedly Invest $57M In Qunar As The Chinese Travel Site Weathers A Boycott (Techcrunch)
  7. Filing Says Glenn Beck’s Network TheBlaze Is Raising $40M (TechCrunch)
  8. Bill Gates, Benchmark And More Pour $35M Into ResearchGate, The Social Network For Scientists (Techcrunch)
  9. DreamWorks Animation SKG Acquires AwesomenessTV for $33,000,000 (Xconomy)
  10. Science Inc. Gets $30M From Hearst (Socal Tech)
  11. TuneIn Raises $25M Round Led By IVP, Already Surpassed 1B Listening Hours This Year (Techcrunch)
  12. Nextdoor Closes $21.6 Million In New Series B Funding To Take Its Neighborhood-Focused Social Network Global (Techcrunch)
  13. ResearchGATE Lands $20,000,002 New Financing (Xconomy)
  14. Catcha Media and Says.com Confirm $20 Million Merger, Aim To Dominate Digital Advertising in Malaysia (Tech in Asia)
  15. Social Publishing FTW: With 40M Users, Jonah Peretti’s BuzzFeed Raises Another $19.3M Led By NEA (TechCrunch)
  16. NewsCred Raises $15M (FinSMEs)
  17. TOLDJA™: BuzzMedia rebrands as SpinMedia, announces $15 million in further funding (Pando Daily)
  18. With 2B Questions Answered, Q&A Vet ChaCha Gets Another $14M To Be The Quora For The Common Man [Video] (Techcrunch)
  19. Cross-Platform Messaging App Imo.im Raises $13M, Wants You To Meet New People By Broadcasting Yourself (Techcrunch)
  20. Planet Labs Raises $13M From DFJ, OATV, Founders Fund To Build The World’s Largest Fleet Of Earth-Imaging Satellites (Techcrunch)