Acquisitions

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8 Interesting Tidbits From Whole Foods's Town Hall Following the Amazon Acquisition
Amazon

8 Interesting Tidbits From Whole Foods's Town Hall Following the Amazon Acquisition

CEO John Mackey recounted having a dream in which Whole Foods Market merged with Amazon a year and a half before the deal was announced.
Entrepreneur Staff
Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods for a Whopping $13.7 Billion -- Is It a Good Deal?
Amazon

Amazon Is Buying Whole Foods for a Whopping $13.7 Billion -- Is It a Good Deal?

The grocery chain will continue to operate stores under the Whole Foods brand.
Lydia Belanger
Acquisitions Can Help You Scale, but Come With Risks
Masters of Scale

Acquisitions Can Help You Scale, but Come With Risks

Sometimes the only shortcut to growth is through acquisition, but can you afford it?
Doug and Polly White
The 3 Relationships That Matter When Your Company Is Being Acquired (and How to Effectively Manage Them)
Acquisitions

The 3 Relationships That Matter When Your Company Is Being Acquired (and How to Effectively Manage Them)

During an acquisition, what can typically get lost or deprioritized is the people aspect.
Ian Small
Why Companies Built to be Acquired Usually Aren't
Acquisitions

Why Companies Built to be Acquired Usually Aren't

If you're in it solely for the payday, it shows in your products and your people.
Ben Simkin
Apple Just Bought a Popular Sleep Tracker
Apple

Apple Just Bought a Popular Sleep Tracker

The Beddit deal could help bring sleep monitoring to your Apple Watch.
This Startup Got Bought in Reportedly Biggest Ecommerce Deal Ever
Acquisitions

This Startup Got Bought in Reportedly Biggest Ecommerce Deal Ever

The deal supposedly beat out Walmart's purchase of Jet.com
3 Ways to Lower Your Startup's Acquisition Risk Factor
Acquisitions

3 Ways to Lower Your Startup's Acquisition Risk Factor

Buyers look for stability and high potential for ROI. Here's how to position your company as a safe bet.
Daniel Wesley
After Three Pivots, This Founder Sold His Gaming Company for $800 Million
Take It From The Pros

After Three Pivots, This Founder Sold His Gaming Company for $800 Million

At Dallas Startup Week, Kevin Chou of Kabam discusses taking risks, the need for entrepreneurs to pivot and advice for aspiring founders.
Andrea Huspeni
6 Tips From Tinder Execs on Finding Enough Success to Be Acquired
Acquisitions

6 Tips From Tinder Execs on Finding Enough Success to Be Acquired

While acquisition should never be a founding goal, it sometimes becomes an option for strategic startups.
Lydia Belanger
How to Deal When a Tech Giant Tries to Take Over Your Sandbox
Acquisitions

How to Deal When a Tech Giant Tries to Take Over Your Sandbox

In this age of looming tech giants and super brands, your young-gun startup may seem an appealing morsel. Here's how to resist the giants and still keep your investors happy.
Tony Tie
Snapchat Is Buying an Israeli Augmented Reality Startup
Snapchat

Snapchat Is Buying an Israeli Augmented Reality Startup

Cimagine will become Snapchat's research and development center in Israel.
Verizon Wants a Better Deal for Yahoo After Latest Hack Revealed
Yahoo

Verizon Wants a Better Deal for Yahoo After Latest Hack Revealed

The top American wireless carrier still expects to go through with the deal, but is looking for 'major concessions' in light of the most recent breach.
Alaska Air Completes Virgin America Acquisition
Acquisitions

Alaska Air Completes Virgin America Acquisition

Alaska Air completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of Virgin America to become the fifth-largest U.S. carrier.
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