Tuesday, January 1, 2008

The Year In Deals (2007 Edition)

We covered a lot of financial deals at TechCrunch in 2007, including both venture fundings and acquisitions. The list is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather to give a flavor for the deals that went down in 2007. The year started out with eBay's acquisition of StubHub and rumors of its StumbleUpon deal. Google agreed to buy DoubleClick fopr $3.1 billion, but has yet to consummate the deal. Meanwhile, Microsoft bought aQuantive, Yahoo bought RightMedia, and AOL bought a bunch of ad networks. Cisco bought WebEx for $3.2 billion. CBS bought Last.fm and Wallstrip, among other deals. Facebook raised $240 million from Microsoft. And in venture funding, everyone from Joost and Meebo to Revsion3 and Twitter were able to dip their hands in the honey pot. Below are some of the Web 2.0 and tech deals that stood out in 2007. See also our Most Popular Posts, Year in DeadPool , and Year in TechCrunch Headlines.

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