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Most active institutional investors by number of deals

Investor Profile Country Deals
Accel Partners & Co Inc Early and growth stage venture capital firm. United States 25
Draper Fisher Jurvetson Early stage information technology venture capital firm. United States 21
First Round Capital Venture capital firm that specialises in providing seed-stage funding to technology companies. United States 18
Greycroft Partners LLC Venture capital partnership formed to invest in promising digital media companies, including both business and consumer-focused ventures United States 16
Norwest Venture Partners Venture capital firm. United States 12
Lightspeed Venture Partners Global venture capital firm United States 11
Trinity Ventures United States 11
US Venture Partners. United States 11
ABRY Partners LLC Private equity investment firm focused on media, communications, insurance, business and information services. United States 9
Comcast Ventures The corporate venturing arm of Comcast. United States 8
Duff Ackerman & Goodrich Ventures A mid-stage venture capital partnership with a service-oriented mindset. United States 8
Time Warner Investments United States 8
GTCR Capital Partners Mezzanine debt fund United States 7
Peacock Equity United States 7
Pembridge Partnership Ltd United Kingdom 7
Silicon Valley Bank United States 7
Union Square Ventures LLC Early stage venture capital firm United States 7
Valhalla Partners United States 7
Western Technology Investment Venture debt firm investing debt and equity capital in venture-backed technology, healthcare and clean technology companies. United States 7
Bain Capital Ventures [] United States 6


Most active acquirers by number of deals

Investor Profile Country Deals
Google Inc American multinational Internet and software corporation specialized in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies. United States 4
Yahoo! Inc Computer software and web search engine company. United States 3
AOL Inc A web services company which offers online content, products, and services to consumers, publishers, and advertisers. United States 2
AudienceScience Inc United States 1
DoubleClick Inc Provider of a digital marketing and technology services. United States 1
Federated Media Publishing Inc Best in class digital media ad solutions for the independent web United States 1
Getty Images Inc United States 1
Hearst Corp 1
Image Metrics Inc Provider of animation & motion capture software United States 1
Internap Network Services Corp A leading provider of high performance Internet connectivity through managing, delivering and distributing applications and content. United States 1
Juniper Networks Inc United States 1
Limelight Networks Inc United States 1
LocalResponse Inc Social advertising platform that aggregates public posts and “check-ins” across multiple platforms. United States 1
Lockerz Inc United States 1
Microsoft Corp Software company focused on computing through its various product divisions. United States 1
Playdom Inc Developer of social games. United States 1
Rubicon Project Online advertising technology company United States 1
StrongMail Systems Inc United States 1
TiVo Inc Provider of multimedia DVRs and streaming devices. United States 1
Tremor Video Inc Digital video technology company that serves the complementary needs of the media community. United States 1

Acquisitions by industry of acquirer

Selected funding rounds

Date Company Profile Round Ccy Amount
10 Aug 2017 Yuanyu Radio (China) Co Ltd Radio advertising agency. N/A USD 90,000,000
23 Oct 2015 Avito.ru Private Equity USD 1,200,000,000
1 Aug 2014 4info Inc Mobile advertising network company. Debt USD 6,000,000
24 Oct 2013 Komli Media India Pvt Ltd Internet ad network in the Asia Pacific region. Private Equity USD 30,000,000
22 Oct 2013 Outbrain Inc Blog rating and advertising company. Series E USD 35,000,000
4 Aug 2013 4info Inc Mobile advertising network company. Series E USD 8,000,000
2 Apr 2013 Collective Bias Social shopper media company Series A
1 Apr 2013 4info Inc Mobile advertising network company. Venture USD 4,300,000
28 Jan 2013 Miller Heiman Inc N/A
14 Nov 2012 Base79 Online video rights management and monetisation company Series B
Sep 2012 MoPub Inc Series B
Sep 2012 MoPub Inc Series B
Sep 2012 MoPub Inc Series B
Sep 2012 MoPub Inc Series B
Aug 2012 Connexity Inc An integrated ad technology company focused on optimized audience buying and selling Seed
Jul 2012 AdRoll Inc Online social advertising network N/A
25 Jun 2012 Mobile Posse Inc A privately-held mobile content and advertising solution provider. Series C
Jun 2012 Cartera Commerce Inc leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions that increase revenue and customer loyalty for merchants, banks, issuers and loyalty programs Series D
Jun 2012 Komli Media India Pvt Ltd Internet ad network in the Asia Pacific region. N/A
Jun 2012 Yext Inc Local online advertising technology company focused on making business listings simple. Series E


Selected acquisitions

Date Company Profile Country Ccy Amount
31 Jul 2012 Wildfire Interactive Inc Social media ad company. United States
17 Jul 2012 TRA Inc Media and marketing research company. United States USD 20,000,000
23 May 2012 MobSmith Inc United States
4 Oct 2011 Lijit Networks Inc Provider of an advertising services, audience analytics, and reader engagement tools to Websites and online publishers. United States
4 Aug 2011 Philo Media Corp Social TV check-in and ad platform United States
9 Jun 2011 Admeld Inc Technology platform maximizing ad revenues for top publishers. United States USD 400,000,000
1 Jun 2011 AdNectar Inc United States
17 Feb 2011 BigStage Entertainment Inc Digital media company enabling vivid personal projection in online activities. United States
4 Feb 2011 Transpera Inc Mobile technology company that provides a comprehensive platform for monetizing videos on mobile phones. United States
5 Oct 2010 Dapper Inc Display advertising company. United States
3 Jun 2010 iCrossing Inc A digital marketing company, holds its own marketing platform, which can be tailored for clients United States
2 Jun 2010 Invite Media Inc Display advertising and exchange bidding company. United States
4 May 2010 Consorte Media Inc United States
8 Apr 2010 Ankeena Networks Inc Internet video distribution infrastructure company. United States USD 100,000,000
12 Nov 2009 Green Patch Inc Gaming applications company. United States
30 Jun 2009 PopularMedia Inc Online ad campaign management company. United States
21 May 2009 Kiptronic Inc Mobility and monetization company. United States
4 Sep 2007 BlueLithium
Jul 2007 Right Media Inc Provider of digital advertising exchange platform. United States
23 May 2007 FeedBurner Inc Feed management company. United States


Selected IPOs

Date Company Profile Country
18 May 2012 Facebook Inc Social networking company. United States

Selected companies

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Marketing technology company which provides solutions that enable companies to connect with their target audiences in real time on any device.
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Provider of information services that help magazine publishers and advertisers to improve sales and client management.
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Social advertising platform that aggregates public posts and “check-ins” across multiple platforms.
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Email advertising and trading desk company with the first technology for email and display to support brand & direct response advertisers & agencies.
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Online advertising company aiming to help small businesses grow their company and realize online success.
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Digital media company dedicated to making funny things worth sharing.
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Online social advertising network
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Technology platform maximizing ad revenues for top publishers.
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