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100 Hottest Deals of Summer 2013 & Seasonal Investment Trends

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Investors have been busy June to August this year, though perhaps not quite as frenzied as the summer of 2012. Take a look at seasonal investing trends, and don’t miss the top 10 consumer and top 10 B2B startups to raise new funding in the past 3 months*.

Graph of Summer Deals by Stage 2005 to 2013
copyright Mattermark © 2015 (Source: Mattermark Research, Source: Crunchbase, Source: AngelList)

Summer 2013 Startup Investment Summary

  • 1231 deals, just 29 shy of the 1260 recorded last summer.
  • June was a huge month for early stage. 307 Pre Series A, 131 Series A and 71 Series B deals – made it the largest summer month for rounds of those stages in the past 7 years. In contrast, July and August fell to pre Summer 2011 levels.
  • Late stage rounds (Series D+) reached an all time high of 73, beating last year’s high of 60 – a 22% increase.

*Funding data may be incomplete – sources: Crunchbase, AngelList, SEC regulatory filings 

Series D & Later

Consumer Startups

1462 Snapdeal
1077 Flipkart
900 Shazam
805 ChowNow
777 Rover
689 Fitbit
663 Delivery Hero
234 Zebit
209 Pure Energies
206 Lamoda

Series C

Consumer Startups

1005 Uber
788 Dropcam
522 Open Road Integrated Media
509 iZettle
466 ResearchGate
380 Simple
296 GetTaxi
254 CommonFloor
252 HotelUrbano
217 Alo7

Series B

Consumer Startups

1544 Sulia
1360 Blue Apron
1232 Snapchat
1224 AvantCredit
971 Thumbtack
935 Fancy
887 Sosh
739 DramaFever
691 Hemenkiralik
606 Adore Me

Series A

Consumer Startups

1391 Whistle
1050 Lolly Wolly Doodle
973 Breather
958 Pirate3d
909 Porch
899 Soma
880 Clinkle
754 Ranker
744 Scanadu
705 Thalmic Labs

Angel/Seed Rounds

Consumer Startups

2229 Tile
1379 Housing
1370 Patreon
1339 Pagevamp
1318 Coub
1271 Tagboard
1207 Mover
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185 TrackIF
1166 Darby Smart
1088 Speek

Series D & Later

B2B Startups

775 BlueCava
706 Martini Media
588 Birst
570 Apigee
525 Twilio
511 Glam Media
456 uSamp
421 GoodData
419 Sungevity
415 Delivery Agent

Series C

B2B Startups

950 RealMatch
710 Yottaa
707 JOOR
480 Open-Xchange
465 EyeView
446 Bigcommerce
434 Kapost
407 Dataminr
392 LiveRail
388 Modernizing Medicine

Series B

B2B Startups

1630 RelateIQ
954 Fastly
933 Shopgate
799 InsightSquared
595 KISSmetrics
538 Revel Systems
527 Cloudbyte
523 Optoro
517 Apsalar
455 Ayasdi

Series A

B2B Startups

1074 – Ansible Works
1052 – SumAll
878 – FullScreen
871 – Librato
865 – Brand Networks
855 – Digital Ocean
835 – Olapic
781 – Idomoo
765 – Entelo
750 – Looker

Angel/Seed Rounds

B2B Startups

1274 Spinnakr
1194 Honey
1175 StatusPage.io
1130 Ahalogy
1120 PowerStores
998 Jebbit
834 Meldium
749 Maker’s Row
714 Flocktory
702 Swiftype

© Mattermark 2017. Sources: Mattermark Research, Crunchbase, AngelList.
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