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Data spotlight: Top venture-backed deals in August

Deals crested to more $6.1 billion in August after having dipped to $2.5 billion in July. Deal count also rose to 293 from 207. The top deal of the month was for

The top deal of the month was for Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc, a provider of customer service solutions and which raised nearly $2.3 billion in equity from Technology Crossover Ventures, Permira Advisers and Hellman & Friedman.

Following that was AirBnB, the peer-to-peer accommodations marketplace, which garnered $850 million in financing.

 

The Top 10 tables below cover the 10 largest VC-related investments in tech, healthcare, cleantech and cloud sectors during August 2016, based on data from Thomson Reuters.

If you want to suggest other sectors for VCJ to explore, please email the editor Alastair Goldfisher at agoldfisher@buyoutsinsider.com.

Investments listed are U.S.-based. Data is continuously updated and is subject to change.

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