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Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.

First Tumblr, Now Hulu, Oh My! What's Driving Yahoo's Startup Appetite

With a string of recent acquisitions and a bid for more, CEO Marissa Mayer is turning Yahoo into a diversified media company.

Founders Fund's Geoff Lewis on Getting Acquired, on Your Terms

Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr shines a lot on the elusive topic of planning an exit strategy.

Why You Should Get an 'Idea Editor' and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

From grounding yourself with down-to-earth colleagues to marketing to millennials, here's a look at this week's best business advice.

3 Leadership Lessons From Tumblr's David Karp

Learn how the 26-year-old founder navigated the challenges of growing the business in the early days.

In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup

The blogging platform's 26-year-old founder, David Karp, will stay on as chief executive.

Foursquare Gets a Big Financial Lifeline and Revamps Its App

Foursquare improves its search features, LinkedIn gets a news reader, Tumblr puts the kibosh on Storyboard and more social-media news.

Marketing to Teens? What You Need to Know About Tumblr

A recent survey of teenage and young-adult social media users found that people in those age groups prefer Tumblr to Facebook or Twitter.

6 Tips for Being More Visual With Social Media (Infographic)

Ideas for creating engaging visual content, then getting your fans share them and promote your brand.

Tumblr Hacked: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Sites Safe

Advice for keeping your website free of malicious content and your sensitive information protected from theft.

A Quick Guide to Using Tumblr for Business

The blogging and social networking site can help increase search visibility and provide a mobile-friendly platform.

How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses?

Tumblr's David Karp on two critical questions to answer when managing hypergrowth.

New York, the City that Never Disconnects?

New York is claiming ever more tech cred these days. Steven Rosenbaum, the city's first Entrepreneur at Large, discusses the Big Apple and the burgeoning idea of curation.

Tumblr's David Karp on Why NYC Beats Silicon Valley

The microblogging-site founder dishes about the evolution of Tumblr and why he loves the Big Apple.

Finding the Best Time to Post to Social Networks

Popular URL shortening service bitly examines the peak times to post to Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

Emerging Social Media Sites to Attract Users

As email and instant messaging loses prowess among users, smaller social-networking sites are stepping up.

Startup Strives to Make Customer Service a More 'Zen' Experience

How three immigrant entrepreneurs found U.S. success in launching Zendesk.

Lessons Learned: How Tumblr Recovered from a Business Crisis

David Karp's blog platform has seen hockey-stick growth, and so has his learning curve as entrepreneur. He shares how his company bounced back from the tech tumble that brought down millions of blogs last year.
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