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Top 20 Transactions Deals for April 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,250,000,000Ele.meAlibabaTransactionsInvestment
2$1,000,000,000LyftConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
3$339,000,000Global Fashion GroupRocket InternetTransactionsInvestment
4$275,000,000TradeKingAlly FinancialTransactionsInvestment
5$250,000,000ibiboNaspers GroupTransactionsInvestment
6$204,500,000Guazi.ComUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
7$200,000,000UberLetterOneTransactionsInvestment
8$189,000,000Captain TrainTrainlineTransactionsAcquisition
9$184,563,200SkyscannerConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
10$171,000,000Future FinanceConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
11$160,000,000WeLabConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
12$150,000,000LendUpConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
13$147,000,000TokopediaUndisclosedTransactionsInvestment
14$145,000,000CarTradeConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
15$120,000,000CabifyRakutenTransactionsInvestment
16$100,000,000ExpaConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
17$100,000,000SnagajobConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
18$80,000,000Bright HealthConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
19$80,000,000Opendoor ConsortiumTransactionsInvestment
20$60,000,000Student.comConsortiumTransactionsInvestment

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  1. Alibaba confirms $1.25B investment in food delivery service Ele.me (TechCrunch)
  2. Lyft Raises $1 Billion; Valued at $5.5 Billion (FinSMEs)
  3. Zalora and Jabong get boost as Rocket Internet’s fashion startup group nabs $339m funding (Tech In Asia)
  4. Ally Financial Acquires TradeKing for $275M (FinSMEs)
  5. Naspers, Tencent-backed travel group gets $250m more to slay India’s hotel industry (Tech In Asia)
  6. China’s Guazi.Com Secures $204.5M In Venture Funding (China Money Network)
  7. Uber adds another $200M from Luxembourg firm (Vator News)
  8. Trainline buys Captain Train for up to $189 million (TechCrunch)
  9. Skyscanner Raises £128M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Future Finance raises $171M to grow its student loan platform in Europe (TechCrunch)
  11. WeLab Raised US$160M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. LendUp Raises $150M in Series B and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. Tokopedia Raises $147M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. CarTrade Raises $145M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Cabify Raises $120M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Expa raises $100 million to build more companies, launches startup accelerator (VentureBeat)
  17. Snagajob Completes $100M Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  18. Bright Health Raises $80 Million in Series A Funding Led by Bessemer Venture Partners and NEA (VentureBeat)
  19. Opendoor Raises $80M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Student.com Bags $60M To Grow The Reach Of Its Student Digs Marketplace (TechCrunch)

Top Games Deals for March 2016

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$1,200,000,000LeSportsConsortiumGamesInvestment
2$170,000,000GarenaKhazanah Nasional BhdGamesInvestment
3$30,500,000AkiliConsortiumGamesInvestment
4$15,000,000Faceit ConsortiumGamesInvestment
5$10,000,000Next GamesConsortiumGamesInvestment
6$4,500,000ForgeConsortiumGamesInvestment
7$3,000,000icejam Build VenturesGamesInvestment
8$1,400,000Boom FantasyConsortiumGamesInvestment
9$1,000,000eSports HeroeSports MogulGamesInvestment
10$781,424Kopla GamesKlaas KerstingGamesInvestment
11UndisclosedGamezeboiWinGamesAcquisition
12UndisclosedPlumbeeGSN GamesGamesAcquisition
13UndisclosedViximoPocket GamesGamesAcquisition
14UndisclosedQuest DropAdwaysGamesInvestment
15UndisclosedMinecraftEDUMicrosoftGamesAcquisition
16UndisclosedFantasy LabsMark CubanGamesInvestment

More information

  1. LeSports Secures $1.2 Billion in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  2. Singapore’s Garena Raises New Funds, Valuing It at $3.75 Billion (The Wall Street Journal)
  3. Akili gets $30.5 million investment for ‘digital medicine’ games (Gamasutra)
  4. Faceit Secures $15M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Next Games secures $10m in new funding (GamesIndustry.biz)
  6. Forge Raises $4.5 Million in Seed Financing (BusinessWire)
  7. icejam Raises CDN$3m in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Boom Fantasy Raises $1.4M in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. eSports Hero Raises $1M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  10. Kopla Games Raised €700K in Seed Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. iWin, Inc. to acquire Gamezebo (PR Newswire)
  12. Sony’s GSN Games acquires rival U.K. social casino slots studio Plumbee (VentureBeat)
  13. Pocket Games Buys Viximo (FinSMEs)
  14. Quest Drop raises money to help the next Flappy Bird soar in Southeast Asia (Tech In Asia)
  15. Microsoft Acquires MinecraftEDU (FinSMEs)
  16. Fantasy Labs Secures Investment from Mark Cuban (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for September 2015

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$4,400,000,000AOLVerizonMediaAcquisition
2$1,500,000,000Lynda.comLinkedInMediaAcquisition
3$367,000,000PinterestUndisclosedMediaInvestment
4$343,000,000Business InsiderAxel SpringerMediaAcquisition
5$200,000,000Vox Media NBCUniversalMediaInvestment
6$200,000,000BuzzFeedNBC UniversalMediaInvestment
7$193,600,000China Business News AlibabaMediaInvestment
8$186,000,000lynda.com ConsortiumMediaInvestment
9$176,946,810UnrulyNews CorpMediaInvestment
10$128,000,000LeTV SportsYunfeng Capital, Wanda InvestmentMediaInvestment
11$110,000,000NextdoorConsortiumMediaInvestment
12$100,000,000Internet Media ServicesSony Pictures TVMediaInvestment
13$100,000,000ViralNovaZealot NetworksMediaAcquisition
14$100,000,000Saavn ConsortiumMediaInvestment
15$73,500,000TrustpilotConsortiumMediaInvestment
16$70,000,000FlipagramConsortiumMediaInvestment
17$65,000,000JauntConsortiumMediaInvestment
18$60,000,000Kobalt ConsortiumMediaInvestment
19$60,000,000Believe DigitalConsortiumMediaInvestment
20$57,000,000Medium ConsortiumMediaInvestment

More information

  1. Verizon Agrees to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  2. LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com for $1.5BN (FinSMEs)
  3. Pinterest raises $367M at $11B valuation with a look toward international expansion (VentureBeat)
  4. Axel Springer Acquires Business Insider (Quartz)
  5. Vox Media Receives $200M Equity Investment from NBCUniversal (FinSMEs)
  6. BuzzFeed expands into TV and movies with $200M NBCUniversal investment (VentureBeat)
  7. China Business News Receives $193.6M Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  8. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  9. News Corp. to Buy Unruly for up to £114M (FinSMEs)
  10. Alibaba founder Jack Ma leads $128M investment in live-streaming sports site (Tech In Asia)
  11. Nextdoor Raises $110M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Sony Pictures TV Buys $100M Stake In IMS, Ad Partner To Apple, Twitter And More In LatAm (TechCrunch)
  13. Zealot Networks Buys ViralNova’s Clickbait For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  14. Saavn Raises $100M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Trustpilot Raises $73.5M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Flipagram Closes $70M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jaunt Raises $65M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Kobalt Raises $60M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Believe Digital Raises $60M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Medium Raises $57M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Marketing Deals for September 2013

Deal No.Amount Paid (USD)CompanyInvestor/BuyerSectorDeal Type
1$600,000,000NeolaneAdobeMarketingAcquisition
2$450,000,000SurveyMonkeyConsortiumMarketingInvestment
3$125,000,000Channel IntelligenceGoogleMarketingAcquisition
4$119,000,000Aggregate KnowledgeNeustarMarketingAcquisition
5$75,000,000AppNexusConsortiumMarketingInvestment
6$68,000,000Brand NetworksAEA InvestorsMarketingInvestment
7$60,000,000VideologyConsortiumMarketingInvestment
8$50,000,000Extreme ReachSpectrum EquityMarketingInvestment
9$42,800,000BrightEdgeConsortiumMarketingInvestment
10$38,000,000MarketShareFTV Capital, Elevation PartnersMarketingInvestment
11$30,000,000Alloy DigitalABS Capital PartnersMarketingInvestment
12$30,000,000Relationship ScienceConsortiumMarketingInvestment
13$30,000,000HearsaySequoia Capital, New Enterprise AssociatesMarketingInvestment
14$21,200,000TubeMogulDigital Advertising Consortium, OmnibusMarketingInvestment
15$20,000,000iPinYouConsortiumMarketingInvestment
16$19,000,000SailthruConsortiumMarketingInvestment
17$18,000,000SpredfastConsortiumMarketingInvestment
18$17,000,000SendUsUndisclosedMarketingInvestment
19$15,000,000PersadoBain Capital Ventures, TL CapitolMarketingInvestment
20$15,000,000TaboolaConsortiumMarketingInvestment

More information

  1. Adobe Acquires Conversational Marketing Platform Neolane For $600M In Cash To Bolster Its Marketing Cloud (Techcrunch)
  2. SurveyMonkey Raises $800M in Debt and Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  3. Google Acquires Channel Intelligence For $125M To Boost Product Referrals And E-Commerce With Users (Techcrunch)
  4. Neustar Buys Ad-Tech Firm Aggregate Knowledge for $119 Million (Mashable)
  5. Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding (Techcrunch)
  6. Aiming To Be A One-Stop Shop For Social Marketing, Brand Networks Raises $68M In Its First Funding (Techcrunch)
  7. Another AdTech IPO? Videology Lands $60M From Catalyst, Comcast & Others As Online Video-Ad Market Booms (Techcrunch)
  8. Extreme Reach Receives $50M Investment from Spectrum Equity (FinSMEs)
  9. BrightEdge Raises $42.8M For Content Marketing And SEO (Techcrunch)
  10. MarketShare Raises $38M (FinSMEs)
  11. Alloy Digital raises $30m (C21 Media)
  12. RELATIONSHIP SCIENCE RAISES $30M IN FUNDING (FinSMEs)
  13. Hearsay Social Raises Another $30M To Help Businesses Grow Sales Through Social Media (TechCrunch)
  14. TubeMogul Raises $21.2M; Launches in Japan (FinSMEs)
  15. iPinYou Raises US$20M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Sailthru Raises $19M in Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Spredfast Raises $18M in Venture Capital (FinSMEs)
  18. SendUs launches with $17M to help brands harness user videos
    (VentureBeat)
  19. Persado Gets $15M Led By Bain To Persuade The Ad World To Turn To Their Persuasion Marketing Technology (Techcrunch)
  20. Taboola Completes $15M Series D Funding (FinSMEs)