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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 Media Deals for February 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
2 $60,000,000 Kobalt Consortium Media Investment
3 $37,000,000 Welltok Consortium Media Investment
4 $30,000,000 Shazam DN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Media Investment
5 $28,000,000 The Whistle Sports Network Consortium Media Investment
6 $25,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Digital Ventures Media Investment
7 $17,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
8 $17,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
9 $10,500,000 Applicaster Pitango Venture Capital, 83North Media Investment
10 $7,000,000 Casetext Consortium Media Investment
11 $4,000,000 News In Shorts Consortium Media Investment
12 $4,000,000 ChefsFeed Consortium Media Investment
13 $3,900,000 Cinemacraft Consortium Media Investment
14 $2,700,000 Anews Consortium Media Investment
15 $1,600,000 fuboTV Undisclosed Media Investment
16 $1,600,000 Car Throttle Consortium Media Investment
17 $1,200,000 Culinary Agents Undisclosed Media Investment
18 $1,200,000 TuneGO Chris Murray, Kenny Kam Media Investment
19 $1,200,000 Shark Punch Consortium Media Investment
20 $1,000,000 TipdOff Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Welltok Closes $37M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Shazam Scoops Up $30M To Expand Partnerships, Now Valued At $1BN+ (TechCrunch)
  5. The Whistle Sports Network Raises $28M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Business Insider Raises $25M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Mashable Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Giphy Raises $17M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. Second Screen TV Apps Startup Applicaster Pulls In $10.5M Series B Funding (TechCrunch)
  10. Casetext Raises $7M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. India’s News In Shorts Raises $4 Million Series A Round Led By Tiger Global (TechCrunch)
  12. ChefsFeed Raises $4M in Series A Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  13. Cinemacraft Raises US$3.9M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Anews Raises $2.7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. fuboTV Closes $1.6M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Car Throttle Raises $1.6M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Culinary Agents raises funding (SEC.GOV)
  18. TuneGO Raises $1.2M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Shark Punch Raises $1.2M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. TipdOff Secures more than $1M in Angel Funding (FinSMEs)

Top Media Deals for January 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
2 $37,000,000 Welltok Consortium Media Investment
3 $30,000,000 Shazam DN Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Media Investment
4 $28,000,000 The Whistle Sports Network Consortium Media Investment
5 $25,000,000 Business Insider Axel Springer Digital Ventures Media Investment
6 $17,000,000 Giphy Consortium Media Investment
7 $17,000,000 Mashable Consortium Media Investment
8 $2,700,000 Anews Consortium Media Investment
9 $1,600,000 Car Throttle Consortium Media Investment
10 $1,600,000 fuboTV Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $1,200,000 Culinary Agents Undisclosed Media Investment
12 $1,000,000 Curiyo Consortium Media Investment
13 $1,000,000 TipdOff Consortium Media Investment
14 Undisclosed NimbleTV Synacor Media Acquisition

More information

  1. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Welltok Closes $37M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Shazam Scoops Up $30M To Expand Partnerships, Now Valued At $1BN+ (TechCrunch)
  4. The Whistle Sports Network Raises $28M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  5. Business Insider Raises $25M in Venture Capital Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Giphy Raises $17M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Mashable Raises $17M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Anews Raises $2.7M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Car Throttle Raises $1.6M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. fuboTV Closes $1.6M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Culinary Agents raises funding (SEC.GOV)
  12. Content Discovery Platform Curiyo Raises A Million To Help Online Publishers Increase Visitors’ Time On Site (TechCrunch)
  13. TipdOff Secures more than $1M in Angel Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Synacor Acquires NimbleTV, Startup That Streamed Live TV Online (Variety)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for May 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $19,000,000,000 WhatsApp Facebook Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,500,000,000 AirWatch VMWare Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $900,000,000 Viber Media Rakuten Mobile & Apps Acquisition
4 $360,000,000 Check Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $215,000,000 Tango Alibaba Mobile & Apps Investment
6 $100,000,000 Didi Citic, Tencent Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $80,000,000 Aviate Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $80,000,000 Ele.me Dianping Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $68,720,000 Hoccer Media Ventures GmbH Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Life360 Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $46,000,000 Wattpad Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $30,000,000 Whisper Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $30,000,000 Crittercism Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Lettuce Apps Intuit Mobile & Apps Acquisition
15 $30,000,000 Silent Circle Ross Perot Jr., Cain Capital LLC. Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $29,000,000 Tedemis Criteo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $29,000,000 Smartisan Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $28,850,000 Hailo Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $25,000,000 Mendix Battery Ventures, Prime Ventures Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $20,000,000 Shazam Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent (TechCrunch)
  2. VMWare’s $1.5B AirWatch Buy All About Mobile Workplace (TechCrunch)
  3. Rakuten Acquires Viber for $900M (FinSMEs)
  4. Intuit Buys Check App for $360 Million (Fox Business)
  5. Alibaba Sinks $215 Million Into Messaging App Tango, Valuing It At More Than $1 Billion (Forbes)
  6. Chinese Taxi App Didi Secured $100 million in Series C Funding (TechNode)
  7. Source: Yahoo Bought Aviate For $80M (TechCrunch)
  8. Online Food Ordering Service Ele.me Secures $80 Million Funding from Dianping (Technode)
  9. Hoccer Raises €50M (FinSMEs)
  10. Life360 Raises $50M in Series C Funding Led by ADT (FinSMEs)
  11. Wattpad raises an additional $46-million in funding (The Globe and Mail)
  12. Secret-Sharing App Whisper Raising Another $30 Million at $200 Million Valuation (Recode)
  13. Crittercism Raises $30M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Intuit acquires Lettuce Apps for $30 million, plans to integrate the product with Quickbooks online (Pandodaily)
  15. Silent Circle Raises $30M (FinSMEs)
  16. Criteo Acquires Tedemis For $29 Million, Proving There Is A Nascent Exit Market In France (TechCrunch)
  17. Chinese Startup Smartisan Receives $29 Million in Funding. (Asia Tech Hub)
  18. Cab booking app Hailo raises £17.5m to expand service (London Loves Business)
  19. Mendix, An App-Builder Platform For The Enterprise, Closes $25M Series B Led By Battery Ventures (TechCrunch)
  20. Shazam Raises $20M (FinSMEs)