Acquisitions http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/acquisitions The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Acquisitions en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:50:00 GMT In an Effort to Up Its Mobile Ad Game, Yahoo Acquires Flurry The mobile ad and analytics company is one of Yahoo's most expensive acquisition to date under CEO Marissa Mayer. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235856 Laura Entis The mobile ad and analytics company is one of Yahoo's most expensive acquisition to date under CEO Marissa Mayer. Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:36:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235753 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235753 Geoff Weiss The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred. Beats $3.2B Sale Proves It's Great, But Not Necessarily at Headphones Why did Apple really acquire the Dr. Dre-led company, which audiophiles argue develops inferior products? Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235525 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235525 Chris Kocek Why did Apple really acquire the Dr. Dre-led company, which audiophiles argue develops inferior products? Instead of Hoping Your Startup Will Be Acquired, Maybe You Should Be Acquiring Even when a company is small, it can grow in a hurry by acquiring a compatible company that is even smaller. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235434 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235434 Benjamin Young Even when a company is small, it can grow in a hurry by acquiring a compatible company that is even smaller. Here is One Way to Grow Your Customer Base Getting customers to notice your startup in a sea of competitors can be tough. Using the ‘roll-up’ strategy, entrepreneurs are able to acquire new customers -- quickly. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235262 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235262 David Chait Getting customers to notice your startup in a sea of competitors can be tough. Using the ‘roll-up’ strategy, entrepreneurs are able to acquire new customers -- quickly. Google Buys Digital Music Service Songza Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235332 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235332 Nina Zipkin Google expands into music streaming with purchase of context and curation-based Songza. On the Heels of Cutting a Third of Its Staff, Fab Buys a Finnish Furniture Company The troubled ecommerce site paid ‘tens of millions’ for an Ikea-like company that makes "Nordic interior design originals." Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234977 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234977 Laura Entis The troubled ecommerce site paid ‘tens of millions’ for an Ikea-like company that makes "Nordic interior design originals." Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash The acquisition, expected to close later this year, represents the online travel company;s initial foray into the dining industry. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:48:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234820 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234820 Geoff Weiss The acquisition, expected to close later this year, represents the online travel company;s initial foray into the dining industry. Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million The acquisition will be used to improve Google Maps, and over time, could lead to global Internet access. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234732 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234732 Laura Entis The acquisition will be used to improve Google Maps, and over time, could lead to global Internet access. Google's Next Move: Music Streaming? The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234605 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234605 Nina Zipkin The digital giant is rumored to be purchasing streaming and music curation site Songza. Was Apple's Beats Acquisition Smart or Desperate? The tech giant has always been known for its innovation, but its latest move is leading some to question whether it's losing its edge. Thu, 29 May 2014 18:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234341 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234341 Nina Zipkin The tech giant has always been known for its innovation, but its latest move is leading some to question whether it's losing its edge. Apple Confirms $3 Billion Deal for Beats, Its Largest Acquisition Yet Beats Electronics celebrity co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will join the tech giant's ranks. Wed, 28 May 2014 21:13:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234310 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234310 Lauren Covello Beats Electronics celebrity co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will join the tech giant's ranks. Meet the Man Leading the Connected-Home Revolution Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business. Mon, 26 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233981 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233981 John Patrick Pullen Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business. Longtime Owner Sells TGI Fridays for $800 Million After nearly four decades of ownership, Carlson sold the restaurant chain to two private-equity firms. Wed, 21 May 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234117 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234117 Kate Taylor After nearly four decades of ownership, Carlson sold the restaurant chain to two private-equity firms. Why Google is Looking to Scoop Up Twitch Described as the YouTube on online gaming, Google is reportedly ready to buy Twitch for upwards of $1 billion. Mon, 19 May 2014 17:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234054 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234054 Benjamin Kabin Described as the YouTube on online gaming, Google is reportedly ready to buy Twitch for upwards of $1 billion. Welcoming New Team Players (After Their Startup Joined Yours) During the transition following an acquisition, employee nerves can become frayed. Here's how to stave off the jealousy, resentfulness and disenchantment of existing staff. Fri, 16 May 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233962 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233962 Maynard Webb During the transition following an acquisition, employee nerves can become frayed. Here's how to stave off the jealousy, resentfulness and disenchantment of existing staff. 3 Reasons It May Be Time to Sell Your Business An inside look at the decision to move on. Mon, 12 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233164 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233164 Amanda Steinberg An inside look at the decision to move on. Which Company Led the Way for Tech Acquisitions in 2013? Hint: It isn't Apple or Google. Thu, 08 May 2014 18:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233730 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233730 Laura Entis Hint: It isn't Apple or Google. Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233557 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233557 Geoff Weiss If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play. Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233437 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233437 Nina Zipkin With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.