Acquisitions

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Looking to Sell Your Business? Think Like a Buyer.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Looking to Sell Your Business? Think Like a Buyer.

The five key areas buyers are interested in when looking at a potential company to acquire.
Kevan Flanigan and Roger Nanney
How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition
Acquisitions

How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition

When an acquisition occurs, there will without a doubt be nervous employees, an unavoidable side effect. But entrepreneurs can avoid mass confusion and panic by following these five tips.
Paul Spiegelman
How 'Happy Family' Became Healthy Baby-Food Pioneers
Impact Investing

How 'Happy Family' Became Healthy Baby-Food Pioneers

This organic baby food startup got acquired and took on some of the biggest players in the market.
Jessica Pothering
Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Now Has a $22 Billion Price Tag
Acquisitions

Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Now Has a $22 Billion Price Tag

That's about $3 billion more than when the deal was announced for $19 billion back in February.
Facebook Wins EU Approval for $19 Billion WhatsApp Bid
Acquisitions

Facebook Wins EU Approval for $19 Billion WhatsApp Bid

The landmark deal gives Facebook a strong foothold in the fast-growing mobile messaging market.
The Importance of New Blood to a Startup
Innovation

The Importance of New Blood to a Startup

Fresh staff can infuse an innovative spirit at your company -- even stir the pot. Here's how a hire can serve as a great motivational force.
Boland Jones
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How PayPal's Spinoff Could Spell a Tide Shift for the Mobile Payments Industry
Payments

How PayPal's Spinoff Could Spell a Tide Shift for the Mobile Payments Industry

Newfound stock options and a self-governing stance could portend an acquisition or hiring spree.
Geoff Weiss
Einstein Bros. Parent Sold for $364.5 Million in Bagel Buyout
Acquisitions

Einstein Bros. Parent Sold for $364.5 Million in Bagel Buyout

JAB Holding is taking the bagel company Einstein Noah private for the price of $20.25 per share.
Kate Taylor
Twitpic Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to Mystery Acquirer
Acquisitions

Twitpic Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to Mystery Acquirer

The popular photo-sharing platform will no longer shut down.
Nina Zipkin
Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?
Founders

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?

The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out.
Laura Entis
Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?
Acquisitions

Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?

Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.'
Laura Entis
Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network
Social Media

Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network

It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup.
Nina Zipkin
The Bizarre Ways Niche Dating Services Are Pairing People Off
Online Dating

The Bizarre Ways Niche Dating Services Are Pairing People Off

You can now find a mate based on the compatibility of your pheromones, voice pitch and dietary restrictions.
Laura Entis
In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada
Burger King

In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada

It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet.
Kate Taylor