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Top 20 Media Deals for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$155,000,000Baidu VideoConsortiumMediaInvestment
2$107,931,000DeezerAccess Industries, OrangeMediaInvestment
3$100,000,000Musical.lyConsortiumMediaInvestment
4$100,000,000BitstripsSnapchatMediaAcquisition
5$55,000,000Giphy ConsortiumMediaInvestment
6$50,000,000MediumConsortiumMediaInvestment
7$45,000,000iFlixSkyMediaInvestment
8$35,000,000Vidyard ConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$27,000,000MitúConsortiumMediaInvestment
10$25,000,000Odyssey Michael Lazerow, Jason EpsteinMediaInvestment
11$25,000,000HungamaConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$25,000,000WevrConsortiumMediaInvestment
13$23,000,00017 MediaLeSports Innovation FundMediaInvestment
14$17,500,000Altitude Digital Multiplier Capital, Bridge BankMediaInvestment
15$16,656,750VionLabsUndisclosedMediaInvestment
16$15,000,000BrainlyNaspersMediaInvestment
17$15,000,000MashableTurnerMediaInvestment
18$15,000,000fuboTVConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$15,000,000MasterClassConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$13,500,000Replay TechnologiesDeutsche Telekom Capital PartnersMediaInvestment

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  1. Baidu Video Raises $155M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Deezer Secures €100M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Video Social Network Musical.ly Raising $100 Million at $500 Million Valuation (Billboard)
  4. Snapchat reportedly buys Bitstrips for $100 million (Vator News)
  5. Giphy Raises $55M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Medium Raises $50M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Sky makes $45M strategic investment in Asia-based Netflix rival iFlix (TechCrunch)
  8. Vidyard Closes $35M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  9. WPP, AwesomenessTV Lead $27 Million Investment in Hispanic Video Net Mitú (Ad Age)
  10. Odyssey Raised $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Xiaomi makes first investment in India, leads $25 million funding in Hungama (The Economic Times)
  12. Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network (TechCrunch)
  13. Taiwan’s 17 Media closes $23m funding from LeSports Innovation, partners (Deal Street Asia)
  14. Altitude Digital Raises Additional $17.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. VionLabs closes 15M SEK round with Zenith to develop Vionel towards a B2B market (Facebook)
  16. Brainly Closes $15M in Funding Led by Naspers to Double Down on the US Market and Scale the Social Learning Community Globally (Marketwired)
  17. Time Warner’s Turner Leads Mashable’s $15 Million Funding Round (Bloomberg)
  18. fuboTV Raises US$15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. MasterClass Raises $15M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Replay Technologies Closes $13.5M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,800,000,000MarketoVista Equity PartnersMarketingAcquisition
2$360,000,000TapadTelenor GroupMarketingAcquisition
3$200,000,000AddThisOracleMarketingAcquisition
4$117,000,000MbloxCLX CommunicationsMarketingAcquisition
5$108,000,000GetuiConsortiumMarketingInvestment
6$100,000,000StickyAdsComcastMarketingAcquisition
7$56,000,000BloomReachConsortiumMarketingInvestment
8$50,000,000ShowpadConsortiumMarketingInvestment
9$50,000,000IntercomIndex VenturesMarketingInvestment
10$50,000,000MoatInsight Venture PartnersMarketingInvestment
11$45,000,000BlipparKhazanah Nasional BerhadMarketingInvestment
12$45,000,000HeyzapFyberMarketingAcquisition
13$42,000,000Sprout SocialConsortiumMarketingInvestment
14$35,000,000Bridge2 SolutionsUpdata PartnersMarketingInvestment
15$25,000,000DrawbridgeConsortiumMarketingInvestment
16$25,000,000ON24Goldman Sachs’ Private Capital InvestingMarketingInvestment
17$25,000,000Insightly ConsortiumMarketingInvestment
18$20,000,000AppboyConsortiumMarketingInvestment
19$20,000,000JW PlayerConsortiumMarketingInvestment
20$16,000,000OutboundEngineConsortiumMarketingInvestment

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  1. Vista Equity Partners buys marketing automation giant Marketo for $1.8B in cash (TechCrunch)
  2. Telenor Group Acquires Tapad for $360M (FinSMEs)
  3. Oracle Buys Audience Tracking Firm AddThis For Around $200M (TechCrunch)
  4. Atlanta mobile technology firm Mblox acquired for $117 million (Atlanta Business Chronicle)
  5. Push Notification Service Getui Enters Mobile Marketing With $108M Fresh Funding (Tech Node)
  6. Comcast has acquired French ad tech company StickyAds for more than $100 million (Yahoo)
  7. BloomReach lands $56M to deliver personalized marketing to every digital business (VentureBeat)
  8. Showpad closes $50M Series C to keep growing its SaaS sales productivity platform (TechCrunch)
  9. The Daily Startup: Index Ventures Backs Intercom in $50 Million Series D (The Wall Street Journal)
  10. Moat Raises $50 Million to Help Develop Digital Ad Currency (Wall Street Journal)
  11. With $45 Million In Funding, Augmented Reality Platform Blippar Is Rethinking Search (TechCrunch)
  12. Fyber Acquires Heyzap for $45M (FinSMEs)
  13. Sprout Social Raises $42M For Its Marketing Tools (TechCrunch)
  14. Bridge2 Solutions Raises $35M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Drawbridge raises $25M as it takes its cross-device tech beyond advertising (TechCrunch)
  16. ON24 Receives $25M Investment from Goldman Sachs’ Private Capital Investing (FinSMEs)
  17. Insightly Closes $25M Series C Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Appboy Closes $20M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. JW Player Raises $20M To Expand Its Video Platform (TechCrunch)
  20. OutboundEngine Closes $16M Series C Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
2$195,092,000WithingsNokiaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
3$120,000,000Chehejia ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
4$61,200,000RingRichard Branson
, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Hardware & InfrastructureInvestment
5$57,000,000tado°INVEN CAPITALHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
6$50,000,000EeroConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
7$45,500,000Roku UndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$45,000,000eGymHPE Growth Capital, Highland EuropeHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$40,000,000360fly ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$35,000,000Baofeng MojingCITIC Capital HoldingsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
11$30,000,000AirwareConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
12$30,000,000DeePoonXunlei, KaiyingHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$25,000,000Zero Zero RoboticsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$22,500,000JuneConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$16,000,000nuTonomyConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$15,000,000World View EnterprisesCanaan PartnersHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$15,000,000SaviokeIntel Capital, EDBIHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$11,000,000RythmConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$11,000,000FoveConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$10,500,000Latch ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  1. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  2. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  3. ‘China’s Elon Musk’ just raised $120m to disrupt the auto industry (Tech In Asia)
  4. Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device (VentureBeat)
  5. Smart Home Vendor tado° Raises $23 Million to Fuel US Expansion, Bringing Funding Total to $57 Million to Date (PR Newswire)
  6. Eero’s fancy Wi-Fi router has a chance to break through (recode)
  7. Roku Has Raised New $45.5 Million Round of Funding (Variety)
  8. eGym raises $45M Series C for cloud-connected gym equipment and fitness software (TechCrunch)
  9. 360fly Closes $40M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Budget VR manufacturer Baofeng Mojing raises US$35M Series B (e27)
  11. Airware snatches $30M to sell complete drones to the Fortune 500 (TechCrunch)
  12. VR company DeePoon pockets Series B funding led by Xunlei, Kaiying (e27)
  13. Zero Zero Robotics Raises $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. June raises $22.5 million, delays shipping its smart oven until the holidays (VentureBeat)
  15. Self-Driving Car Startup nuTonomy Raises $16 Million in Funding (The Wall Street Journal)
  16. World View lands $15 million Series B to bring new stratosphere-flying platform to life (TechCrunch)
  17. Savioke Raises $15m in Series A Financing (FinSMEs)
  18. Rythm Raises more than $11M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Fove Raises US$11M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Latch Raises $10.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Ecommerce Deals for May 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,000,000,000Lazada GroupAlibabaEcommerceAcquisition
2$250,000,000Gilt GroupeHudson’s Bay CompanyEcommerceAcquisition
3$200,000,000Snapdeal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
4$119,000,000ChuchujieNew Horizon Capital, SBCVCEcommerceInvestment
5$100,000,000letgoUndisclosedEcommerceInvestment
6$100,000,000WallapopletgoEcommerceAcquisition
7$100,000,000mophieZAGGEcommerceAcquisition
8$93,000,000JuanpiChina Merchants Bank, Tiantu CapitalEcommerceInvestment
9$74,000,000MercariConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
10$67,000,000WadiAl Tayyar Travel GroupEcommerceInvestment
11$61,000,000FlippGeneral Atlantic, Insight Venture PartnersEcommerceInvestment
12$50,000,000EleveniaXL Axiata, SK PlanetEcommerceInvestment
13$40,000,000The RealReal ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
14$30,000,000BigCommerceConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
15$30,000,000StanceConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
16$30,000,000Wangjiu.ComUndisclosedEcommerceInvestment
17$28,255,900Feelunique.comConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
18$25,000,000BlanjaTelkomMetra, eBayEcommerceInvestment
19$25,000,000RiskifiedConsortiumEcommerceInvestment
20$22,700,000Home24 ConsortiumEcommerceInvestment

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  1. Alibaba Makes $1 Billion Investment in Lazada Group (FinSMEs)
  2. Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Groupe for $250M (FinSMEs)
  3. Snapdeal Grabs $200M In A Fresh Round Led By Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan And Others (The Tech Portal)
  4. SBCVC, New Horizon lead $119m round for China fashion site (AVCJ)
  5. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  6. letgo Merges with Wallapop; Raises $100M (FinSMEs)
  7. mophie Acquired By ZAGG For $100M (SocalTech)
  8. China discounted e-commerce site Juanpi raises $93m (AVCJ)
  9. Japan’s Mercari, an app for selling your stuff, raises $74M in U.S. push (VentureBeat)
  10. Rocket Internet’s ecommerce marketplace for Middle East raises $67m in series A funding (Tech In Asia)
  11. Flipp Receives $61M Growth Investment from General Atlantic (FinSMEs)
  12. Indonesia’s Elevenia scores US$50M from XL Axiata, SK Planet (e27)
  13. The RealReal Raises $40M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. BigCommerce raises US$30 million Series E round (Stratup Daily)
  15. Mercato leads $30 mln Series D financing in Stance (PE HUB)
  16. Wangjiu.Com Completes $30M Series A Round (China Money Network)
  17. Feelunique.com Completes £20M Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Indonesia’s Blanja to secure US$25M from TelkomMetra and eBay (e27)
  19. Riskified Raises $25M in Growth Round, Revealing Fraud Prevention Wizard Behind E-Commerce Curtain (PR Newswire)
  20. Home24 raises $22.7 million for its online furniture retail service (VentureBeat)