There were a bunch of acquisitions and investments involving hundreds of million that you probably didn’t hear about this week.
If your wondering, MP is the country code for (ccTLD) for Northern Mariana Islands (but you probably knew that already).
Amazon bought the other 58% of Lovefilm.com which it didn’t already own for $200 Million.
Lovefilm.com is the top DVD-rental subscription service in Europe like Netflix.com is here is in the US.
Qwiki Inc., A visual search engine, raised $8 million including money from Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.
The company that owns the site, Damntheradio.com, received a $2 Million dollar Investment this week.
The company is FanBridge and the site says about itself:
“It’s the fastest and easiest way to build powerful, sleek social media campaigns. With our enterprise-level content management system, you can
build a powerful rich media campaign in minutes.”
Scribd.com a online document sharing site raised another $13 Million bringing the total the company raised to $26 Million
According to The money Tree Report, out this past week, Venture Capital companies invested $21.8 billion over 3,277 U.S. deals in 2010, an increase of 19% in dollars and 12% increase in the number of in deals over 2009.
and how was your week?