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Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $150,000,000 MapMyFitness Under Armour Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $55,000,000 Lookout Deutsche Telekom Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Chukong Technologies Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
11 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
12 $50,000,000 Flipboard Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $50,000,000 Snapchat Coatue Management Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $35,000,000 Foursquare DFJ Growth, Capital Group Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $30,000,000 Mozido Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $28,000,000 Moovit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Under Armour Buys Mobile Workout Veteran MapMyFitness For $150M As It Looks To Keep Pace In Digital Fitness (TechCrunch)
  6. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  7. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  9. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise (TechCrunch)
  10. Chukong Technologies Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  12. Exclusive: Flipboard raising another $50 million (CNN Money)
  13. Hedge Fund Invests $50M Into Snapchat (Forbes.com)
  14. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  15. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  16. Foursquare bounces back with $35 million in new funding (The Verge)
  17. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  18. Mozido Raises $30M (FinSMEs)
  19. Moovit Closes $28M Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)

Top 20 European Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
2 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
3 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
4 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
5 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
6 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
7 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
8 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
9 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
10 $121,316,800 Tele2 Telenor Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
11 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
12 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $100,000,000 Tanberg Data Overland Storage Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
14 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Software & Services Acquisition
15 $80,845,000 Hyperoptic George Soros Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
16 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
17 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
18 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $37,000,000 Funding Circle Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  2. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  3. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  4. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  5. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  6. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  7. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  8. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  10. Telenor snaps up Tele2’s fibre broadband business for €88m (ZDnet)
  11. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  12. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  13. Tandberg Data to be acquired by Overland Storage (CRN)
  14. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  15. George Soros pumps £50m into broadband start-up Hyperoptic (The Telegraph)
  16. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  17. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  18. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  19. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)
  20. UK-based Funding Circle raises $37M to fund American small businesses (Venture Beat)

Top 20 Mobile & Apps Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,900,000,000 91 Wireless Baidu Mobile & Apps Acquisition
2 $1,100,000,000 Waze Google Mobile & Apps Acquisition
3 $258,000,000 Uber Google Ventures, TPG Mobile & Apps Investment
4 $200,000,000 AirWatch Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $150,000,000 MapMyFitness Under Armour Mobile & Apps Acquisition
6 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
7 $90,000,000 Pulse LinkedIn Mobile & Apps Acquisition
8 $60,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
9 $55,000,000 Lookout Deutsche Telekom Mobile & Apps Investment
10 $50,000,000 Qwiki Yahoo Mobile & Apps Acquisition
11 $50,000,000 Chukong Technologies Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
13 $35,000,000 Houzz Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $30,000,000 Fitbit Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
15 $25,000,000 Streetline Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $25,000,000 AirWatch Accel, Insight Venture Partners Mobile & Apps Investment
17 $25,000,000 Clinkle Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
18 $24,000,000 Check Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
19 $23,000,000 TapIt Phunware Mobile & Apps Acquisition
20 $23,000,000 Slice Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment

More information

  1. Baidu Agrees To Buy Chinese Android App Distributor 91 Wireless For $1.9B (Techcrunch)
  2. Google Bought Waze For $1.1B, Giving A Social Data Boost To Its Mapping Business (Techcrunch)
  3. Uber Confirms That It Raised $258M From Google Ventures And TPG (Techcrunch)
  4. AirWatch Raises $200 Million In Series A (Pulse 2)
  5. Under Armour Buys Mobile Workout Veteran MapMyFitness For $150M As It Looks To Keep Pace In Digital Fitness (TechCrunch)
  6. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  7. LinkedIn Acquires Pulse for $90M (FinSMEs)
  8. Snapchat: self-destructing messaging app raises $60m in funding (Guardian)
  9. Cloud Security: Mobile Startup Lookout Gets $55M Led By Deutsche Telekom To Go Global & Target Enterprise (TechCrunch)
  10. Yahoo Acquires Qwiki For Around $50 Million (Techcrunch)
  11. Chukong Technologies Raises $50M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  13. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (Techcrunch)
  14. Fitness And Health Tracker Fitbit Is Raising $30M At A $300M-Plus Valuation (TechCrunch)
  15. Mobile Parking Service Streetline Grabs $25M From True Ventures, Qualcomm, Citi (Forbes)
  16. Enterprise Mobility, BYOD Startup AirWatch Adds $25M From Accel To Take Its Series A Total To $225M, As It Preps For Acquisitions (Techcrunch)
  17. Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet (Techcrunch)
  18. Check Raises $24M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Phunware Acquires Mobile Advertising Company TapIt Media Group For $23M (TechCrunch)
  20. Slice, The Shopping Companion Powered By Email Inbox Data, Raises $23M From Rakuten & Others (Techcrunch)

Top 20 European Deals for October 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $7,170,000,000 Nokia Microsoft Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
2 $1,530,000,000 Supercell SoftBank, GungHo Games Investment
3 $600,000,000 Neolane Adobe Marketing Acquisition
4 $600,000,000 TSL Education TPG Media Acquisition
5 $491,940,000 Ogone Ingenico Transactions Acquisition
6 $310,000,000 Ubiquisys Cisco Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
7 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
8 $150,000,000 Fab Consortium Ecommerce Investment
9 $130,000,000 Supercell Consortium Games Investment
10 $130,000,000 Lamoda Consortium Ecommerce Investment
11 $121,316,800 Tele2 Telenor Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
12 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
13 $102,365,000 Truphone Roman Abramovich, Minden Mobile & Apps Investment
14 $100,000,000 Tanberg Data Overland Storage Hardware & Infrastructure Acquisition
15 $85,000,000 Arieso JDSU Software & Services Acquisition
16 $80,845,000 Hyperoptic George Soros Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
17 $76,000,000 Powa Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
18 $50,000,000 Avito Naspers Transactions Investment
19 $40,000,000 Shazam America Movil Mobile & Apps Investment
20 $38,000,000 NumberFour Could Consortium Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Microsoft Enters Into $7.2B Deal To Buy Nokia’s Devices And Services Business And License Its Patents (TechCrunch)
  2. Supercell Receives $1.53BN Investment (FinSMEs)
  3. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  4. TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M (Techcrunch)
  5. Ingenico Agrees To Acquire European Online Payment Services Provider, Ogone, For €360M To Build Out Multi-Channel Payments Strategy (Techcrunch)
  6. Cisco Is Buying Ubiquisys For $310M For A Big Move Into Mobile Coverage With Femtocells And Small Cells (Techcrunch)
  7. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  8. Fab Grabs $150M At $1B Valuation (And Is Raising Another $100M+ More) (Techcrunch)
  9. Supercell Raises $130M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Lamoda, The Samwer Brothers’ Russian Online Fashion Store, Snags $130M Led By Access Industries (Techcrunch)
  11. Telenor snaps up Tele2’s fibre broadband business for €88m (ZDnet)
  12. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  13. Roman Abramovich acquires a £70 million stake in Truphone (FinSMEs)
  14. Tandberg Data to be acquired by Overland Storage (CRN)
  15. JDSU Buys Arieso For $85M In Cash To Boost Its Mobile Network Business (TechCrunch)
  16. George Soros pumps £50m into broadband start-up Hyperoptic (The Telegraph)
  17. Powa Technologies Picks Up A $76M Series A Investment To Take Its Mobile Payment And E-Commerce Platform Large (Techcrunch)
  18. UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Naspers buys 18 pct stake in Russia’s Avito (Reuters)
  19. Shazam Pulls In $40M From America Movil To Take On Latin America (Techcrunch)
  20. With $38M To Play With, NumberFour Could Become A Global Business Platform (Techcrunch)