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Top 20 North American Deals for February 2015

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $1,000,000,000 Uber Undisclosed Transactions Investment
2 $485,000,000 Snapchat Consortium Mobile & Apps Investment
3 $280,000,000 Travelocity Expedia Transactions Acquisition
4 $270,000,000 Conductor Consortium Marketing Investment
5 $250,000,000 Lyft Consortium Transactions Investment
6 $220,000,000 Instacart Consortium Transactions Investment
7 $200,000,000 Social Finance Consortium Transactions Investment
8 $200,000,000 Panaya Infosys Software & Services Acquisition
9 $186,000,000 lynda.com Consortium Media Investment
10 $143,500,000 Accela Consortium Software & Services Investment
11 $140,000,000 Jet Consortium Ecommerce Investment
12 $134,000,000 Eat24 Yelp Transactions Acquisition
13 $125,000,000 NetProspex Dun & Bradstreet Marketing Acquisition
14 $125,000,000 kCura ICONIQ Capital Software & Services Investment
15 $117,000,000 Taboola Consortium Transactions Investment
16 $100,000,000 Sunrise Microsoft Mobile & Apps Acquisition
17 $95,000,000 Planet Labs Consortium Software & Services Investment
18 $80,000,000 MongoDB Consortium Software & Services Investment
19 $75,000,000 Coinbase Consortium Transactions Investment
20 $70,000,000 Glassdoor Consortium Transactions Investment

More information

  1. Uber Expands Funding Round by $1 Billion (CNBC)
  2. Snapchat Raises $485M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  3. Expedia Inc acquires Travelocity in $280 million deal (Reuters)
  4. Conductor Proves Web Presence Management Is A Real Thing With $27 Million In Series D (TechCrunch)
  5. Lyft Seeks To Raise Another $250 Million At A $2 Billion Valuation (TechCrunch)
  6. Instacart Closes $220M Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  7. Social Finance Raises $200M in Series D Funding (FinSMEs)
  8. Infosys Acquires SaaS Provider Panaya In Deal Valued At $200M (TechCrunch)
  9. lynda.com Receives $186M Investment (FinSMEs)
  10. Accela Closes $143.5M in Financing (FinSMEs)
  11. Jet Raises $140M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  12. Yelp Acquires Eat24 for $134M (FinSMEs)
  13. Dun & Bradstreet Acquires NetProspex for $125M (FinSMEs)
  14. kCura Raises $125M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. Taboola Completes $117M Series E Funding (FinSMEs)
  16. Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  17. Planet Labs Raises $95M (FinSMEs)
  18. MongoDB Secures $80M in Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. Coinbase Raises $75M in Series C Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Glassdoor Raises $70M in Financing (FinSMEs)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $16,000,000,000 Facebook Undisclosed Media Public
2 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
3 $175,000,000 PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, ClassesUSA.com Ybrant Digital Media Acquisition
4 $133,000,000 MoneySavingExpert MoneySupermarket Media Acquisition
5 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
6 $100,000,000 Archives.com Ancestry.com Media Acquisition
7 $100,000,000 Avail-TVN Carlyle Group Media Investment
8 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
9 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
10 $75,000,000 Avito.ru Accel Partners Media Investment
11 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
12 $35,000,000 Machinima Consortium Media Investment
13 $32,000,000 Viadeo Consortium Media Investment
14 $30,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
15 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
16 $30,000,000 Viddy Undisclosed Media Investment
17 $26,000,000 2tor Consortium Media Investment
18 $25,000,000 BranchOut Consortium Media Investment
19 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
20 $17,300,000 Wattpad Consortium Media Investment

More information

  1. Facebook Stalls In Public Debut After Record $16B In IPO (Bloomberg)
  2. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  3. Ybrant Digital to acquire PriceGrabber, ClassesUSA.com & LowerMyBills from Experian for $175M (VC Circle)
  4. MoneySupermarket To Acquire MoneySavingExpert For £87 million (TechCrunch)
  5. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  6. Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com For $100 Million (TechCrunch)
  7. Digital Video Consolidation: Avail-TVN Picks Up $100M From Carlyle, Buys UK’s On Demand Group For $27M (TechCrunch)
  8. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  9. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  10. Russian Classified Giant’s $75M From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies (TechCrunch)
  11. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (TechCrunch)
  12. Machinima Gets $35M In Funding, Led By Google (TechCrunch)
  13. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  14. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  15. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  16. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  17. 2tor Raises $26M D Round To Put Online Degrees In The Same Class As Their On-Campus Rivals (TechCrunch)
  18. BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding (TechCrunch)
  19. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  20. Social Publisher Wattpad Raises $17.3M From Khosla, Jerry Yang, Others (TechCrunch)

Top 20 Media Deals for 2012

Deal No. Amount Paid (USD) Company Investor/Buyer Sector Deal Type
1 $175,000,000 Allrecipes.com Meredith Corp. Media Acquisition
2 $107,250,000 Yelp Undisclosed Media Public
3 $100,000,000 Archives.com Ancestry.com Media Acquisition
4 $95,300,000 Izeos Newfund Media Investment
5 $85,000,000 Yammer Consortium Media Investment
6 $44,000,000 Manta Norwest Venture Partners Media Investment
7 $32,000,000 Viadeo Consortium Media Investment
8 $30,000,000 The Jetstream Quantum Capital Fund Media Investment
9 $30,000,000 Path Consortium Media Investment
10 $30,000,000 Viddy Undisclosed Media Investment
11 $25,000,000 eMarketer Stripes Group Media Investment
12 $25,000,000 BranchOut Consortium Media Investment
13 $14,000,000 Sharecare Galen Partners, TomorrowVentures Media Investment
14 $14,000,000 Wayin Consortium Media Investment
15 $12,000,000 GetGlue RHO Ventures Media Investment
16 $12,000,000 Blip Consortium Media Investment
17 $7,500,000 Jiff Aeris Capital, Aberdare Venture Media Investment
18 $7,100,000 B5M Oak Investment Partners, Giosis Holdings Media Investment
19 $7,000,000 SnagFilms Consortium Media Investment
20 $6,700,000 Pearltrees Groupe Accueil Media Investment

More information

  1. Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions (Reuters)
  2. Yelp IPO raises $107M (New York Post)
  3. Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com For $100 Million (Techcrunch)
  4. Izeos Receives Investment from Newfund (FinSMEs)
  5. Enterprise Social Networking Platform Yammer Raises $85M From DFJ Growth, Khosla, And Others (Techcrunch)
  6. Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners (Techcrunch)
  7. Viadeo Raises $32M To Expand Its Professional Social Network In China, Russia And Beyond (Techcrunch)
  8. South African VC Firm Debuts $200M US Fund, Invests $30M In ‘The Jetstream’ [Updated] (Techcrunch)
  9. Path Announces $30M+ Round Of Funding, Investors Include Sir Richard Branson (Techcrunch)
  10. Viddy Is Raising $30M At A $370M Valuation (Techcrunch)
  11. eMarketer Receives $25M Investment from Stripes Group (FinSMEs)
  12. BranchOut Hits 25 Million Users, Nabs $25M In Series C Funding (Techcrunch)
  13. Sharecare Raises $14M in Equity Financing (FinSMEs)
  14. Wayin Closes $14M Series B Funding (FinSMEs)
  15. TV Check-In Service GetGlue Scores $12M In Funding, 2M Users (Paid Content)
  16. Blip Closes $12M Financing (FinSMEs)
  17. Jiff Raises $7.5M (Silicon Tap)
  18. B5M Raises $7.1M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)
  19. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing (FinSMEs)
  20. Pearltrees Raises $6.7M For Its “Collaborative Interest Graph” (Techcrunch)