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Top 20 Rest of the World Deals for December 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $200,000,000 Aorato Microsoft Software & Services Acquisition
2 $200,000,000 Cyvera Palo Alto Networks Software & Services Acquisition
3 $150,000,000 Jumia Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
4 $120,000,000 yuMobile Safaricom, Airtel Kenya Mobile & Apps Acquisition
5 $100,000,000 ironSource Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
6 $100,000,000 DragonPlay Ltd. Bally Technologies Games Acquisition
7 $85,000,000 IronSource Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
8 $75,000,000 Souq Naspers Limited Ecommerce Investment
9 $34,000,000 Genieo Innovation Somoto Software & Services Acquisition
10 $32,000,000 Stratoscale Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $30,000,000 Vidmind Trellas Software & Services Investment
12 $30,000,000 Ginger Software Intel Software & Services Acquisition
13 $26,000,000 Zerto Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $25,000,000 GetTaxi Vostok Nafta Investment Ltd Transactions Investment
15 $25,000,000 CTERA Networks Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $25,000,000 OurCrowd Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $20,000,000 Kenshoo Bain Capital Ventures Marketing Investment
18 $18,300,000 AspiviaUnison AdaptIT Software & Services Acquisition
19 $15,000,000 SimilarWeb Naspers, Lord David Alliance Software & Services Investment
20 $15,000,000 Forter New Enterprise Associates, Sequoia Capital Software & Services Investment

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  1. Microsoft Buys Israeli Hybrid Cloud Security Startup Aorato In $200M Deal (TechCrunch)
  2. Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera for $200M (FinSMEs)
  3. Rocket Internet-Backed Jumia Raises $150M For Its African E-Commerce Business (TechCrunch)
  4. Safaricom, Airtel Kenya finally acquire yuMobile for US $ 120 million (CIO)
  5. IronSource Closes Pre-IPO Investment Round of Up to $100 Million (Wall Street Journal)
  6. Bally Technologies acquires DragonPlay for $100m (Globes)
  7. IronSource Raises $85M (FinSMEs)
  8. Souq raises an additional $75m from Naspers (Wamda)
  9. Somoto acquires Genieo Innovation for $34m (Globes)
  10. Stratoscale Raises $32M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Vidmind Receives $30M Investment from Trellas (FinSMEs)
  12. Intel Pays Up To $30M For A Personal Assistant Platform From Ginger Software (TechCrunch)
  13. Zerto Raises $26M in Series D Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Hailo rival GetTaxi raises $150 million in venture capital (Irish Times)
  15. CTERA Networks Raises $25M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  16. OurCrowd Closes $25M Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  17. Tel Aviv’s Kenshoo Raises $20M; Valuation $400M to $500M (Wall Street Journal)
  18. Adapt IT Acquires AspiviaUnison For $18.3m (Ventures )
  19. SimilarWeb Raises $15M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Forter Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for October 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $840,000,000 Digital River Siris Capital Group Ecommerce Acquisition
3 $350,000,000 Koudai Tencent, Tiger Fund Ecommerce Investment
4 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
5 $157,000,000 Wayfair T. Rowe Price Associates, Julie M.B. Bradley Ecommerce Investment
6 $150,000,000 Ozon.ru AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
7 $142,500,000 Harry & David 1-800-Flowers Ecommerce Acquisition
8 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
9 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition
10 $122,500,000 Harry’s Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $112,000,000 One Kings Lane Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
12 $101,954,625 Sarenza Bpifrance Ecommerce Investment
13 $100,000,000 Coupang Sequoia Ecommerce Investment
14 $100,000,000 SECOO Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $100,000,000 Womai.com IDG Capital, SAIF Partners Ecommerce Investment
16 $98,654,400 Westwing Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $85,000,000 JustFab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $79,000,930 Linio Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $76,000,000 Powa Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
20 $75,000,000 Souq Naspers Limited Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Digital River to be acquired by investor group for $840 million (Reuters)
  3. Koudai secures giant $350 million Series C funding round (Red Herring)
  4. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  5. Wayfair Secures $157M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  6. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  7. 1-800-Flowers.com buys Harry & David for $142.5M (USA Today)
  8. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  9. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)
  10. 10-Month-Old Harry’s Lands $122.5M, Buys 93-Year-Old Factory To Go Toe-To-Toe With Gillette And Schick (TechCrunch)
  11. One Kings Lane Raises $112M At A $912M Valuation In A Quest To Dominate Home Goods Online (TechCrunch)
  12. Sarenza raises €74mn and readies itself to conquer Europe (Ecommerce Facts)
  13. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang snags $100M round at $1B+ valuation (VentureBeat)
  14. Luxury Site SECOO Secures US$100M of Series D Funding for Overseas Expansion (TechNode)
  15. IDG Capital Leads $100M Series B In COFCO’s Womai.Com (China Money Network)
  16. Westwing Receives €72M (FinSMEs)
  17. JustFab raises $85M as it eyes an IPO (VentureBeat)
  18. Linio Closes €58M Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Powa secures USD76m for m-commerce platform (Mobile Payments Insider)
  20. Souq raises an additional $75m from Naspers (Wamda)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
3 $157,000,000 Wayfair T. Rowe Price Associates, Julie M.B. Bradley Ecommerce Investment
4 $150,000,000 Ozon.ru AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
5 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
6 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition
7 $122,500,000 Harry’s Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $101,954,625 Sarenza Bpifrance Ecommerce Investment
9 $100,000,000 Womai.com IDG Capital, SAIF Partners Ecommerce Investment
10 $100,000,000 Coupang Sequoia Ecommerce Investment
11 $100,000,000 SECOO Consortium Ecommerce Investment
12 $98,654,400 Westwing Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $85,000,000 JustFab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $79,000,930 Linio Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $76,000,000 Powa Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
16 $75,000,000 Souq Naspers Limited Ecommerce Investment
17 $70,000,000 The Honest Company Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $66,000,000 Farfetch Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $60,000,000 Birchbox Consortium Ecommerce Investment
20 $55,000,000 Bonobos Consortium Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  3. Wayfair Secures $157M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  5. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  6. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)
  7. 10-Month-Old Harry’s Lands $122.5M, Buys 93-Year-Old Factory To Go Toe-To-Toe With Gillette And Schick (TechCrunch)
  8. Sarenza raises €74mn and readies itself to conquer Europe (Ecommerce Facts)
  9. IDG Capital Leads $100M Series B In COFCO’s Womai.Com (China Money Network)
  10. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang snags $100M round at $1B+ valuation (VentureBeat)
  11. Luxury Site SECOO Secures US$100M of Series D Funding for Overseas Expansion (TechNode)
  12. Westwing Receives €72M (FinSMEs)
  13. JustFab raises $85M as it eyes an IPO (VentureBeat)
  14. Linio Closes €58M Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Powa secures USD76m for m-commerce platform (Mobile Payments Insider)
  16. Souq raises an additional $75m from Naspers (Wamda)
  17. The Honest Company Closes $70M Financing Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Farfetch Raises $66m in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Beauty startup Birchbox lands $60M in funding (C/NET)
  20. Bonobos Closes $55M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for 2014

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
2 $210,000,000 Flipkart Consortium Ecommerce Investment
3 $157,000,000 Wayfair T. Rowe Price Associates, Julie M.B. Bradley Ecommerce Investment
4 $150,000,000 Ozon.ru AFK Sistema, MTS Ecommerce Investment
5 $134,000,000 Snapdeal EBay Ecommerce Investment
6 $126,000,000 SK Encar Carsales.com Ecommerce Acquisition
7 $122,500,000 Harry’s Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $101,954,625 Sarenza Bpifrance Ecommerce Investment
9 $100,000,000 Coupang Sequoia Ecommerce Investment
10 $100,000,000 SECOO Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $100,000,000 Womai.com IDG Capital, SAIF Partners Ecommerce Investment
12 $98,654,400 Westwing Consortium Ecommerce Investment
13 $79,000,930 Linio Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $76,000,000 Powa Undisclosed Ecommerce Investment
15 $75,000,000 Souq Naspers Limited Ecommerce Investment
16 $66,000,000 Farfetch Consortium Ecommerce Investment
17 $60,000,000 Birchbox Consortium Ecommerce Investment
18 $55,000,000 Bonobos Consortium Ecommerce Investment
19 $55,000,000 Jet Consortium Ecommerce Investment
20 $50,000,000 Myntra Consortium Ecommerce Investment

More information

  1. India’s Flipkart Raises $1 Billion, Among The Largest In Single Funding Round In Global E-Commerce (Forbes)
  2. Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors (TechCrunch)
  3. Wayfair Secures $157M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Ozon receives giant funding from AFK Sistema and MTS (EWDN)
  5. EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal (TechCrunch)
  6. Carsales splashes $126m on SK Encar (The Australian)
  7. 10-Month-Old Harry’s Lands $122.5M, Buys 93-Year-Old Factory To Go Toe-To-Toe With Gillette And Schick (TechCrunch)
  8. Sarenza raises €74mn and readies itself to conquer Europe (Ecommerce Facts)
  9. Korean e-commerce giant Coupang snags $100M round at $1B+ valuation (VentureBeat)
  10. Luxury Site SECOO Secures US$100M of Series D Funding for Overseas Expansion (TechNode)
  11. IDG Capital Leads $100M Series B In COFCO’s Womai.Com (China Money Network)
  12. Westwing Receives €72M (FinSMEs)
  13. Linio Closes €58M Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Powa secures USD76m for m-commerce platform (Mobile Payments Insider)
  15. Souq raises an additional $75m from Naspers (Wamda)
  16. Farfetch Raises $66m in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Beauty startup Birchbox lands $60M in funding (C/NET)
  18. Bonobos Closes $55M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. The Man Who Knows Amazon’s Brutal Tactics Better Than Anyone Has A New Company With $55 Million In Funding (Business Insider)
  20. Myntra Raises $50M (FinSMEs)