Acquisition

Raytheon to Buy Cybersecurity Company Websense for $1.9 Billion

The U.S. arms maker is buying the network security provider as cybersecurity continues to grow as a market.

Reuters

· 3 min read

The 3 Common Numbers That Startups Hide Behind

You're not doing yourself any favors by justifying your business with these statistics.

Adam Callinan

· 5 min read

When Hiring, Take a Cue From the NBA and Look for Performance and Character

Billion-dollar sports franchises conduct in-depth background checks and administer personality profiles for possible draft picks. Here are eight things they look for.

John Brubaker

· 5 min read

Make Your Own Luck and Get Acquired

You could be the next Whatsapp if you stay organized and prepared with these tips from SXSW.

Jacob Hall

· 4 min read

Facebook Buys WhatsApp in Whopping $19 Billion Deal

The social media juggernaut acquires the web-based messaging service in a stock and cash deal.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.

Sam Hogg

· 3 min read

How This Techstars Startup Got Acquired Before It Officially Started Up

GoodApril co-founder Mitch Fox provides insight into the quick acquisition by Intuit.

Andrea Huspeni

· 3 min read

A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies

Early-stage venture capital investor Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital talks dollar bills and IPOs, among other weighty topics.

Lyneka Little

· 4 min read

5 Tips for Getting Acquired

CEO of angel investment group Angel Capital Group Rachael Qualls provides young entrepreneurs insight into how to position their startup for acquisition.

Rachael Qualls

· 4 min read

How Motorcycle Designer Erik Buell Got His Vroom Back, Post Harley-Davidson

The trailblazing entrepreneur followed up a disastrous collaboration by launching a new company, a showcase for innovative racing bikes. But can it get the funding it needs?

Jennifer Wang

· 13 min read