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The 10 Biggest Tech Acquisitions of All Time (Infographic)

The 10 Biggest Tech Acquisitions of All Time (Infographic)
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Every startup team dreams of their company being acquired for billions of dollars. That desire is further fueled by the recent incredible rate of disruptive tech startups acquisitions.

Related: 7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition

A lot of money is being thrown around hoping to land the newest hot technology. When Facebook dropped $19 billion for WhatsApp in late 2014, it turned a lot of heads.

While the WhatsApp deal was impressive, it wasn’t the largest of all time -- so my company decided to highlight the top 10 largest tech acquisitions in the infographic below.

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The 10 Biggest Tech Acquisitions of All Time (Infographic)

Related: Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.

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