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Web 2.0 Weekly - July 13, 2010
 

Web 2.0 Weekly - July 13, 2010

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Google/Zynga deal drives July financing results: After starting very slowly (just one deal announced in the prior week) July financing increased substantially as a result of the Google/Zynga ...

Google/Zynga deal drives July financing results: After starting very slowly (just one deal announced in the prior week) July financing increased substantially as a result of the Google/Zynga financing ($100-200 million). Total raised month-to-date is $158.8 million over 12 deals - averaging $13.2 million each. In comparison, total capital raised in July 2009 was $206.5 million, averaging $5.3 million over 39 deals. Excluding Dec 09 and Apr 10, the average monthly total is ~$280 million.

Deals (M&A, Finance)
Google invested a rumoured $100-$200 mm in social game developer, Zynga, bringing that company’s total funding to almost $500 mm (assuming the lower end of the range).

The Gaming sector remains hot – along with Google’s investment in Zynga, The9 Ltd. (Chinese online game developer and operator) invested $5 mm in Delaware-based Aurora Feint (focused on gaming for the mobile space).

A triad of financings in the Social Commerce space this week, including Beyond the Rack ($12 mm), ThredUP ($1.7 mm), and BuyWithMe ($16 mm in a Series B financing).

Sysomos, Canadian social media monitoring firm, was acquired by MarketWire for between $25 mm and $35 mm.

Price performance turns positive
The Web 2.0 public company universe rose this week, with 58% of companies seeing their market cap rise vs. 32% rising and 10% flat.

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