Google Plus announced 20M visitors. The product has not allowed commercial profiles to date, but has announced an enterprise product to be released in Q3.
Turntable.fm, the social music player, announced a licensing deal with BMI.
Apple sells 1M over-the-air copies of Lion, the new edition of the Mac OS.
Apple is preventing other online book stores from selling digital books on the iTunes store. Google Books has removed its application from the store and Kobo redirects users to Kobo.com for purchasing.
AT&T announced 50% of its contract customers have smart phones with an average revenue per user 180% greater than a non-smartphone user. SMS grew 24% (191B) and MMS grew 54% (4B).
Apple is shipping more smart phone per quarter than Nokia: 20.3M compared to 16.7M
Android released multiple APK support this week which allows developers to bundle several versions of an application as one package, to serve the needs of varied handsets better.
Good Technology has partnered with TMobile to provide enterprise security on Android devices.
Lookout announced virus scanning integration with Verizon’s app store.
Viber, a free VOIP service on Android, announced 12M active users, 11M daily minutes and 6 minute average call times.
Microsoft announced $17.4B (+8%) in revenue and net profit of $5.9B (+18%). 2011 revenues were 2% lower than 2010. The online services division lost about $2.5B. The Entertainment division revenues grew to $1.5B (+40%) and generated profits of $32M reaching profitability for the first time.
eBay grew revenue to $2.8B (+25%) but net income fell to $631M (-31%). PayPal total payment volume increased to $28.7B (+34%) and has 100M cumulative accounts, generating the first billion dollar quarter ever. eBay core GMV grew 17% to $14.7B.
Nokia posted a loss of $629M on $13.2B (-11%) in revenue. Handset shipment volumes are falling faster than expected.
Zillow’s share price doubled to $60 before falling to about $20 in its IPO.
|Company||Description||Price in $M||Acquiror||Venture Investors|
|PeopleNet Communications Corporation||PeopleNet Communications Corporation provides Internet-based and integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems.||–||Trimble Navigation Limited (NasdaqGS:TRMB)||Norwest Equity Partners|
|Tatara Systems, Inc.||Tatara Systems, Inc. invents, develops, and deploys convergence products for mobile operators and service providers.||–||Taqua, LLC||North Bridge Venture Partners|
|Insider Guides, Inc.||Insider Guides, Inc., doing business as myYearbook.com, operates as an online social network in the United States.||97.46||Quepasa Corp. (AMEX:QPSA)||Norwest Venture Partners; U.S. Venture Partners; Western Technology Investment; First Round Capital|
|Telegent Systems, Inc.||Telegent Systems, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, engages in the development and marketing of highly-integrated, high-performance, analog CMOS RF, and mixed-signal system-on-a-chip solutions.||–||Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (NasdaqGS:SPRD)||New Enterprise Associates; Authosis Ventures; Northern Light Venture Capital|
|Fulcrum Microsystems, Inc.||Fulcrum Microsystems, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, provides interconnect devices for storage, computing and networking backplane, and interconnect applications in the United States and internationally||–||Intel Corporation (NasdaqGS:INTC)||New Enterprise Associates; Palomar Ventures; SVB Capital; TI Ventures; WorldView Technology Partners, Inc.; Granite Ventures, LLC; Intel Capital; Infinity Capital, L.L.C.; The Athenaeum Fund|
|Vovici Corporation||Vovici Corporation provides online survey software, enterprise feedback management, online community software, and survey analytics software solutions.||76.4||Verint Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRNT)||Austin Ventures; Mayfield Fund|
|Zeus Technology Limited||Zeus Technology Limited provides software-based application traffic management solutions in physical, virtual, and cloud environments.||140.0||Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NasdaqGS:RVBD)||DFJ Esprit LLP; Scottish Equity Partners LLP; Cross Atlantic Capital Partners LLC|
|Alibre, Inc.||Alibre, Inc. develops and markets 3D CAD applications in the United States and internationally.||–||3D Systems Corp. (NYSE:DDD)||CenterPoint Ventures; GE Equity; Rho Capital Partners, Inc.|
|GamesThatGive, Inc.||GamesThatGive, Inc. offer online games. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in San Francisco, California.||–||Vitrue, Inc.||Seraph Group|
|LOLapps, Inc.||LOLapps, Inc. develops social games and applications.||–||Six Waves Inc.||Polaris Venture Partners, Inc.|
|Zappedy, Inc||Zappedy, Inc develops applications for merchants. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.||–||Groupon, Inc.||Aurus S.A. Gestión de Inversiones; Innovation Endeavors|
|EchoSign, Inc.||EchoSign, Inc. owns and operates a Web site for sending, signing, tracking, and storing documents online.||–||Adobe Systems Inc. (NasdaqGS:ADBE)||Storm Ventures Inc.; Emergence Capital Partners|
|PittPatt||PittPatt makes facial recognition technology.||–||Google, Inc. (NasdaqGS: GOOG)|
|TheFridge||The Fridge build social walls for groups.||–||Google, Inc. (NasdaqGS: GOOG)|
Dow Jones released data indicating median round size for consumer internet companies increased from $3.0M to $4.7M in Q2’11. Deal volume increased 5% and dollar volume 9% y/y. Enterprise investments have grown by 10% and dollars invested by 26% y/y.
|Company||Description||Invested in $M||Investors|
|AirBnB||AirBnB operates an apartment rental website.||112.0||Andreessen Horowitz; Digital Sky Technologies; General Catalyst; Jeff Bezos|
|Inrix||Inrix provides real time traffic information.||31.0||Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers|
|LegalZoom||LegalZoom operates an online self-service legal document business.||66.0||IVP; Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers|
|ZestCash, Inc.||ZestCash, Inc. provides short term loan solutions.||11.0||GRP Partners; Lightspeed Venture Partners; Flybridge Capital Partners|
|PixelFish, Inc.||PixelFish, Inc. develops and markets online video advertising solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.||4.0||Western Technology Investment; FLOODGATE; Solon Mack Capital, LLC; TomorrowVentures, LLC; 500 Startups; Bullpen Capital|
|CX, Inc.||CX, Inc. provides data management and storage services.||5.0||Hanna Capital Management Inc.; TomorrowVentures, LLC|
|Unity Technologies ApS||Unity Technologies ApS provides 3D game development tools.||12.0||Sequoia Capital; iGlobe Partners; WestSummit Capital Management|
|Cvent, Inc.||Cvent, Inc. provides on-demand event management and Web survey software.||136.0||Insight Venture Partners; New Enterprise Associates; Greenspring Associates, Inc.|
|Gaikai, Inc.||Gaikai, Inc. provides online gaming service.||30.0||Benchmark Capital; New Enterprise Associates; Rustic Canyon Partners; Intel Capital; QUALCOMM Ventures|
|Fundraise.com, Inc.||–||1.2||Atlas Venture LLP|
|JOOR, Inc.||JOOR, Inc. operates online wholesale marketplace for contemporary fashion brands and boutiques.||2.5||Battery Ventures; Lerer Ventures; Great Oaks Venture Capital LLC|
|One Inc.||One Inc. provides One, a mobile app that notifies people when there are other people around them who share their interests.||1.0||Charles River Ventures; General Catalyst Partners; True Ventures; SV Angel|
|SupersonicAds Ltd.||SupersonicAds Ltd., also known as SSA, provides a virtual currency monetization platform for online games, virtual worlds, and social networks in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.||4.3||Greylock Partners|
|Acutus Medical, Inc.||Acutus Medical, Inc. develops healthcare equipment for cardiac electrical activation visualization.||–||Index Ventures|
|Reputation.com, Inc.||Reputation.com, Inc. provides online reputation management solutions for individuals and businesses to control their privacy and reputation in the United States and internationally.||41.0||August Capital; Bessemer Venture Partners; Insight Venture Partners; Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers; JAFCO Ventures; FLOODGATE|
|MoboTap, Inc.||MoboTap, Inc. operates as a mobile technology developer in the United States.||10.0||Matrix Partners; Sequoia Capital|
|Capriza||Capriza, a stealth mode company, intends to operate in the smartphones and tablets solutions sector. Capriza is based in Israel.||10.5||Andreessen Horowitz|
|WorldStores Limited||WorldStores Limited operates as an online retailer in the United Kingdom.||13.72||Advent Venture Partners; Balderton Capital|
|Find the Best||Find the Best operates a data centric website for product comparison.||4.0||Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers;|
|Yapta||Yapta operates a price forecasting service for travel.||5.0||Concur(CNQR)|