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Top 20 Investments for February 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
2 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
4 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
5 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
6 $324,510,900 Delivery Hero Undisclosed Transactions Investment
7 $270,000,000 Conductor Consortium Marketing Investment
8 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
9 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $200,000,000 Social Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
11 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
12 $161,000,000 Wanda E-commerce Centec Networks, Xude Rendao Ecommerce Investment
13 $143,500,000 Accela Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $140,000,000 Jet Consortium Ecommerce Investment
15 $140,000,000 Xero Accel Partners, Matrix Capital Management Software & Services Investment
16 $126,000,000 HelloFresh Rocket Internet, Insight Venture Partners Transactions Investment
17 $125,000,000 kCura ICONIQ Capital Software & Services Investment
18 $117,000,000 Taboola Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $115,000,000 Sigfox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
20 $100,000,000 Beibei.com Consortium Ecommerce Investment

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  1. Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (CNBC)
  2. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  4. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  6. Delivery Hero Raises €287M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D (TechCrunch)
  8. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  9. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  10. Social Finance Raises $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  12. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Accela Closes $143.5M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Jet Raises $140M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Xero raises $140 million to fund US and UK growth (StartupSmart)
  16. HelloFresh Raises $126M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. kCura Raises $125M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Taboola Completes $117M Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Sigfox Secures $115M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Capital Today, New Horizon Lead $100M Series C In Beibei.Com (China Money Network)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for February 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $350,000,000 Annapurna Labs Amazon Software & Services Acquisition
2 $200,000,000 Panaya Infosys Software & Services Acquisition
3 $143,500,000 Accela Consortium Software & Services Investment
4 $140,000,000 Xero Accel Partners, Matrix Capital Management Software & Services Investment
5 $125,000,000 kCura ICONIQ Capital Software & Services Investment
6 $115,000,000 Sigfox Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
7 $95,000,000 Planet Labs Consortium Software & Services Investment
8 $80,000,000 MongoDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
9 $56,000,000 Antuit Goldman Sachs, Zodius Capital Software & Services Investment
10 $50,000,000 VMTurbo Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $50,000,000 Silent Circle Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
12 $45,500,000 UserTesting Accel Partners, OpenView Venture Partners Software & Services Investment
13 $43,000,000 ScienceLogic Intel Capital, NEA, Goldman Sachs Software & Services Investment
14 $42,000,000 Avalara Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
15 $40,100,000 Ionic Security Consortium Software & Services Investment
16 $40,000,000 Stack Exchange Consortium Software & Services Investment
17 $40,000,000 Saltside Technologies Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $40,000,000 Qumulo Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $40,000,000 Instructure Consortium Software & Services Investment
20 $38,800,000 Ruby Receptionists Updata Partners, StepStone Group Software & Services Investment

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  1. Amazon buys secretive chip maker Annapurna Labs for $350 million (Extreme Tech)
  2. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  3. Accela Closes $143.5M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  4. Xero raises $140 million to fund US and UK growth (StartupSmart)
  5. kCura Raises $125M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  6. Sigfox Secures $115M Round of Funding (FinSMEs)
  7. Planet Labs Raises $95M (FinSMEs)
  8. MongoDB Secures $80M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  9. Antuit Secured up to $56M (FinSMEs)
  10. VMTurbo Raises $50M in Seres D Funding (FinSMEs)
  11. Silent Circle Raises $50M in Equity Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. UserTesting Secures $45.5M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  13. ScienceLogic Raises $43M Series D Round Led By Goldman Sachs (TechCrunch)
  14. Avalara Raises Over $42M in Series D-1 Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Ionic Security Secures $40.1M in Series C Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Stack Exchange Raises $40M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  17. Saltside Technologies Raises $40M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  18. Qumulo Closes $40M Series B Funding Round (FinSMEs)
  19. Instructure Raises $40M in Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. Ruby Receptionists Receives $38.8M Majority Equity Investment (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Asia & Pacific Deals for February 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $600,000,000 Kuaidi Dache Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
2 $590,000,000 Meizu Alibaba Group Holding Limited Hardware & Infrastructure Investment
3 $350,000,000 Ele.me Tencent, Sequoia Capital Transactions Investment
4 $161,000,000 Wanda E-commerce Centec Networks, Xude Rendao Ecommerce Investment
5 $140,000,000 Xero Accel Partners, Matrix Capital Management Software & Services Investment
6 $100,000,000 Beibei.com Consortium Ecommerce Investment
7 $100,000,000 APUS Group Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
8 $100,000,000 Ymatou Sailing Capital International Ecommerce Investment
9 $80,000,000 FreeCharge Consortium Transactions Investment
10 $56,000,000 Antuit Goldman Sachs, Zodius Capital Software & Services Investment
11 $36,000,000 Metaps Undisclosed Mobile & Apps Investment
12 $30,000,000 Practo Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners Transactions Investment
13 $26,000,000 Brainbees Consortium Ecommerce Investment
14 $25,000,000 Carmudi Consortium Transactions Investment
15 $20,000,000 Lizhi.FM Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
16 $20,000,000 Stayzilla Undisclosed Transactions Investment
17 $14,800,000 Muse & Co. Mixi Ecommerce Acquisition
18 $13,000,000 Capital Float Consortium Transactions Investment
19 $10,000,000 Lalamove Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $7,769,500 Icon TechnologyOne Software & Services Acquisition

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  1. KuaiDi Dache Raises US$600M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  2. Meizu Receives US$590M Minority Investment from Alibaba (FinSMEs)
  3. Food Delivery Service Ele.me Raises $350M From Tencent, Sequoia Capital (TechCrunch)
  4. Wanda E-commerce Raises $161M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  5. Xero raises $140 million to fund US and UK growth (StartupSmart)
  6. Capital Today, New Horizon Lead $100M Series C In Beibei.Com (China Money Network)
  7. APUS Group Raises $100M in Series B Financing (FinSMEs)
  8. Cross-border Shopping Site Ymatou Pockets US$100M Series B Funding (TechNode)
  9. India’s FreeCharge, Which Gives Users Coupons When They Pay Bills, Raises $80M Series C (TechCrunch)
  10. Antuit Secured up to $56M (FinSMEs)
  11. Metaps Completes $36M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  12. Practo Closes $30M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  13. Brainbees Solutions Raises $26M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  14. Rocket Internet-Backed Car Listings Site Carmudi Raises $25M To Fuel Growth In Asia And Mexico (TechCrunch)
  15. Xiaomi, Shunwei, Matrix In $20M Series C For Lizhi.FM (China Money Network)
  16. India’s Stayzilla Raises $20M For Its Hybrid Hotel/Airbnb-Like Booking Service (TechCrunch)
  17. Not satisfied with Monster Strike, Mixi acquires Japanese fashion startup (Tech In Asia)
  18. Capital Float Raises $13M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Lalamove Raises $10M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  20. TechnologyOne acquires Icon for AUD 10 mln (Telecompaper)

Top 20 Software & Services Deals for December 2013

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,260,000,000 Brightstar SoftBank Software & Services Investment
2 $800,000,000 Trusteer IBM Software & Services Acquisition
3 $475,000,000 Intucell Cisco Software & Services Acquisition
4 $354,000,000 PrimeSense Apple Software & Services Acquisition
5 $324,000,000 The 41st Parameter Experian Software & Services Investment
6 $250,000,000 Spotify Technology Crossover Ventures Software & Services Investment
7 $196,500,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
8 $170,000,000 Gracenote Tribune Software & Services Acquisition
9 $155,000,000 Skyfire Opera Software & Services Acquisition
10 $150,000,000 MongoDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $150,000,000 SevOne Bain Capital Software & Services Investment
12 $150,000,000 Pure Storage Consortium Software & Services Investment
13 $150,000,000 Xero Consortium Software & Services Investment
14 $136,000,000 BankLink MYOB Finance NZ Software & Services Acquisition
15 $130,000,000 Vocalocity Vonage Software & Services Acquisition
16 $130,000,000 Soluto Asurion Software & Services Acquisition
17 $111,622,500 Softonic Partners Group Software & Services Investment
18 $110,000,000 Directi Endurance International Software & Services Acquisition
19 $107,800,000 Palantir Technologies Undisclosed Software & Services Investment
20 $105,000,000 Pivotal Labs GE Software & Services Investment

More information

  1. Brightstar Receives $1.26BN Investment from SoftBank (FinSMEs)
  2. IBM Buys Israel/US Cybersecurity Specialist Trusteer For $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)
  3. Cisco acquires Intucell for US$475m (SiliconRepublic)
  4. Apple reportedly acquires Kinect-tech maker PrimeSense for $345M (Venture Beat)
  5. Experian to buy 41st Parameter in $324m deal (The Financial Times)
  6. Technology Crossover Ventures Funds All Of Spotify’s $250M International Growth Round (TechCrunch)
  7. Palantir Technologies Raises $196.5M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Tribune To Acquire Sony Audio Recognition Unit Gracenote For $170 Million (TechCrunch)
  9. Opera buys Skyfire for $155M to trim carriers’ mobile video burden
    (VentureBeat)
  10. MongoDB Raises $150M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. SevOne To Go For IPO, Raises $150 Million From Bain Capital To Expand P2P IT Monitoring (Techcrunch)
  12. Pure Storage Raises $150M And Sets For Battle With The Storage Giants (TechCrunch)
  13. Xero to Intuit: I have $150M in funding — now gimme all your customers (Venture Beat)
  14. MYOB acquires NZ firm for $136m (The Channel)
  15. Vonage Acquires Vocalocity For $130 Million (Pulse2.0)
  16. Cloud-Based Device Management Startup Soluto Acquired By Device Insurers Asurion For Up To $130M (TechCrunch)
  17. Software download portal Softonic receives reported €82.5 million investment from Partners Group (The Next Web)
  18. Directi Acquired for $ 110 mn by Endurance International (NextBigWhat.com)
  19. Palantir’s Latest Round Valuing It At $9B Swells To $107.8M In New Funding (TechCrunch)
  20. GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing (Techcrunch)