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Top 20 Software & Services Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$9,300,000,000NetSuiteOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
2$4,650,000,000Blue CoatSymantecSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
3$2,800,000,000DemandwareSalesforceSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
4$2,400,000,000Blue Coat SystemsBain CapitalSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
5$1,960,000,000PolycomMitelSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
6$1,449,050,000VocaLinkMasterCardSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
7$1,400,000,000Jasper TechnologiesCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
8$1,300,000,000AVGAvastSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
9$870,000,000SolidFireNetAppSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
10$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
11$633,000,000TexturaOracleSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
12$600,000,000Weidong Cloud EducationCCB InternationalSoftware & ServicesInvestment
13$540,000,000Serena SoftwareMicro FocusSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
14$400,000,000SintecMediaFrancisco PartnersSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
15$350,000,000Microsoft (feature phone business)FIH MobileSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
16$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$293,000,000CloudLockCiscoSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
18$275,000,000iSIGHT PartnersFireEyeSoftware & ServicesAcquisition
19$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
20$200,000,000Slack ConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment

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  1. Oracle Buys NetSuite for $9.3 Billion (FinSMEs)
  2. Symantec to Acquire Web Security Company Blue Coat, for approx. $4.65 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Salesforce buys Demandware for $2.8B, taking a big step into e-commerce (TechCrunch)
  4. Bain Capital to Buy Blue Coat Systems (The Wall Street Journal)
  5. Mitel buys Polycom for $1.96B in enterprise communications consolidation play (TechCrunch)
  6. MasterCard closes in on £1bn VocaLink acquisition (Banking Tech)
  7. Cisco Takes A Leap In IoT With Jasper Acquisition (Forbes)
  8. Avast acquires antivirus maker AVG for $1.3BN to gain scale and dive into IoT security (TechCrunch)
  9. NetApp to Acquire SolidFire, for $870M (FinSMEs)
  10. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Oracle to buy Textura in $663 million deal (MarketWatch)
  12. CCB International Invests In Weidong Cloud Education At $600M Valuation (China Money Network)
  13. Micro Focus to buy Serena Software in $540m deal (ZDNet)
  14. Francisco Partners buys Israeli startup SintecMedia for $400 million (GeekTime)
  15. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million (The Verge)
  16. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment (FinSMEs)
  17. Cisco to acquire API-based app security startup CloudLock for $293M (TechCrunch)
  18. FireEye Acquires iSIGHT Partners for up to $275M (FinSMEs)
  19. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation (TechCrunch)
  20. Slack confirms it has raised $200 million at $3.8 billion valuation (VentureBeat)

Top 20 Hardware & Infrastructure Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$449,000,000BYDSamsungHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
2$259,716,000EirGICHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
3$200,000,000AltairSonyHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
4$195,092,000WithingsNokiaHardware & InfrastructureAcquisition
5$120,000,000Chehejia ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
6$100,000,000UbtechCITIC Securities, CDH InvestmentsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
7$61,200,000RingRichard Branson
, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Hardware & InfrastructureInvestment
8$57,000,000Barefoot NetworksConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
9$57,000,000tado°INVEN CAPITALHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
10$52,500,000AnkiConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
11$50,000,000EeroConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
12$45,500,000Roku UndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
13$45,000,000eGymHPE Growth Capital, Highland EuropeHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
14$40,000,000360fly ConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
15$35,000,000Baofeng MojingCITIC Capital HoldingsHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$30,000,000AirwareConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
17$30,000,000DeePoonXunlei, KaiyingHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
18$28,500,000AiroboticsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
19$27,000,0003D RoboticsUndisclosedHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
20$25,000,000Zero Zero RoboticsConsortiumHardware & InfrastructureInvestment

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  1. Samsung Invests $449 Million in Buffett-Backed Carmaker BYD (Bloomberg)
  2. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir (Silicon Republic)
  3. Sony buys Israeli chip manufacturer Altair for US$200 million (e27)
  4. Nokia to Acquire Withings, for €170M (FinSMEs)
  5. ‘China’s Elon Musk’ just raised $120m to disrupt the auto industry (Tech In Asia)
  6. CDH Investments Leads $100M Round In Robot Maker Ubtech (China Money Network)
  7. Internet of rings: Smart doorbell startup raises $61.2M, launches sleeker $250 Pro device (VentureBeat)
  8. Chipmaking startup Barefoot Networks raises $57M (Sillicon Valley Business Journal)
  9. Smart Home Vendor tado° Raises $23 Million to Fuel US Expansion, Bringing Funding Total to $57 Million to Date (PR Newswire)
  10. Anki Raises $52.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Eero’s fancy Wi-Fi router has a chance to break through (recode)
  12. Roku Has Raised New $45.5 Million Round of Funding (Variety)
  13. eGym raises $45M Series C for cloud-connected gym equipment and fitness software (TechCrunch)
  14. 360fly Closes $40M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  15. Budget VR manufacturer Baofeng Mojing raises US$35M Series B (e27)
  16. Airware snatches $30M to sell complete drones to the Fortune 500 (TechCrunch)
  17. VR company DeePoon pockets Series B funding led by Xunlei, Kaiying (e27)
  18. Airobotics raises $28.5M to pursue autonomous drone platforms for heavy industry (TechCrunch)
  19. 3D Robotics Raises $27M In Ongoing Round (SocalTech)
  20. Zero Zero Robotics Raises $25M in Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Games Deals for July 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
3$15,000,000Faceit ConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$11,800,000Paradox InteractiveUndisclosedGamesInvestment
5$10,000,000Next GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
7$4,500,000Dojo MadnessConsortiumGamesInvestment
9$3,500,000Lucid SightRana Capital Partners, Salem PartnersGamesInvestment
10$3,400,000WinViewTom Rogers, Hank RatnerGamesInvestment
12$3,000,000Armada InteractiveConsortiumGamesInvestment
13$3,000,000icejam Build VenturesGamesInvestment
14$2,400,000SportsHeroNevada Iron LtdGamesInvestment
19$1,400,000Boom FantasyConsortiumGamesInvestment
20$1,300,250Peak ConsortiumGamesInvestment

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  1. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. Akili gets $30.5 million investment for ‘digital medicine’ games (Gamasutra)
  3. Faceit Secures $15M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  4. Games company Paradox Interactive raises $11.8M from the crowd (TechCrunch)
  5. Next Games secures $10m in new funding (GamesIndustry.biz)
  6. Gameplay Video Capture & Sharing Platform Forge Raises $4.5M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Dojo Madness raises $4.5M to turn your mobile phone into an eSports coach (TechCrunch)
  8. Forge Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Financing (BusinessWire)
  9. Lucid Sight scores $3.5 million for VR game development and ad platform (VentureBeat)
  10. WinView Closes $3.4m Series A Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Malaysian games studio raises $3.4m after IPO in Australia (Tech In Asia)
  12. Armada Interactive Secures $3M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. icejam Raises CDN$3m in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Gamified Social Sports Prediction Platform SportsHero Raises $2.4M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Mastery Platform for Competitive Gaming Gamer Sensei Raises $2.3M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Piper Raises $2.1 Million to Teach Kids to Code Through Minecraft (EdSurge)
  17. Mobile Sports Fan Engagement Platform GameOn Closes $2M Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. CodeCombat raises $2 mln from Third Kind, Andreessen, Allen (PE HUB)
  19. Boom Fantasy Raises $1.4M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Peak raises £1m to make businesses smarter without a data scientist in sight (We Are Tech North)

Top 20 Investments for June 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$3,500,000,000UberPublic Investment FundTransactionsInvestment
2$1,800,000,000SnapchatConsortiumMobile & AppsInvestment
5$1,000,000,000Didi ChuxingAppleTransactionsInvestment
7$793,500,000Magic LeapConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
8$600,000,000Didi ChuxingChina Life InsuranceTransactionsInvestment
9$500,000,000Ping An Good DoctorUndisclosedMobile & AppsInvestment
10$400,000,000Didi ChuxingPoly GroupTransactionsInvestment
11$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
12$300,000,000GettVolkswagen GroupTransactionsInvestment
13$300,000,000BitautoConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
14$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
15$259,716,000EirGICHardware & InfrastructureInvestment
16$253,000,000PivotalConsortiumSoftware & ServicesInvestment
17$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
18$235,000,000FenqileHuasheng CapitalTransactionsInvestment
19$228,000,000Mango TVUndisclosedMediaInvestment

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  1. Uber Turns to Saudi Arabia for $3.5 Billion Cash Infusion ()
  2. Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers ()
  3. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me ()
  4. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing ()
  5. Apple invests $1bn in Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing ()
  6. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion ()
  7. Magic Leap Raises $793.5M in Funding ()
  8. China’s Uber rival Didi Chuxing raises $600 million from China Life Insurance ()
  9. Chinese Healthcare App Ping An Good Doctor Closes USD$500M Series A Venture Capital Round ()
  10. Didi Chuxing strikes again with US$400M from China’s leading trading and real estate conglomerate ()
  11. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding ()
  12. Uber Rival Gett Receives $300M in Funding From Volkswagen ()
  13. Automotive Industry Internet Services Company Bitauto Receives $300m Investment ()
  14. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M ()
  15. Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC to acquire stake in Eir ()
  16. Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation ()
  17. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry ()
  18. Chinese startup nabs $235m funding to get more people paying in installments ()
  19. Mango TV to grow beyond just Internet TV with an additional US$228M ()
  20. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding ()