Amazon’s biggest M&A September 6, 2017 Newsletter Archive September 6, 2017 Share Amazon’s biggest M&A on Facebook Share Amazon’s biggest M&A on Twitter Share Amazon’s biggest M&A on LinkedIn Share Amazon’s biggest M&A via Email Newsletter Archive A $13B+ acquisition. Global fitness tech startups. Major chip makers' investments. Had a sundae for breakfast Hi there, From the daily WTF files, it appears millennials are losing interest in… …democracy. Amazon’s acquisitions We created a visual timeline of Amazon’s all-time largest deals. At a whopping $13.7B, Amazon’s recent Whole Foods acquisition is by far its largest. See all its biggest M&A here. News that will not surprise you A groundbreaking, quantitative socio-economic study reveals bad news for guys that they already knew. According to the study (see The Blurb for link), “Comparing the blue area and the pink area we can see that for a random female/male Tinder interaction the male is likely to ‘like’ the female 6.2 times more often than the female ‘likes’ the male.” Feeling fit We mapped the global distribution of fitness tech companies and looked at the sector’s geographical breakdown. Munich-based eGym is the most well-funded fitness tech company outside of the US. You are welcome Tomorrow, go ahead and do this. It’s based on research. A bargaining chip We looked at the investment and acquisition activity of major chip companies — including Intel, NVIDIA, and Qualcomm Ventures — and where they are investing across AI, AR/VR, and IoT. Since 2015, over 79 deals went to IoT companies, while 50 deals went to AI companies. The Industry Standard CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits. Supply Chain Dive. Jennifer McKevitt (@mckvt) writes about e-commerce investment in 2017 and references CB Insights research on the subject. VC Circle. Joseph Rai (@pesojj) reports on Matrix Partners’ new office in Delhi and refers to CB Insights unicorn data. Financial Tribune. A look at India’s tech ecosystem with a reference to CB Insights deals data. I love you. Anand@asanwal P.S. Learn about the US and Chinese giants making tech investments in Southeast Asia during our research briefing tomorrow.