Acquisitions

Acquisitions

VCs These Days Are Off Chasing Unicorns. But You Have Another Funding Option: Acquisition.

Showcasing that you have an innovative idea, understand your market need and have a talented team can get you in the door with the right potential partner.
Entrepreneurs

4 Models for Building Value Through Acquisitions

If you think buying another company is an easy shortcut to growth, you need to think some more.
News and Trends

Microsoft Acquires Education Video Platform Flipgrid

Plus, Benchling raises $14.5 million in a series B round and Sensible Object raises $3.2 million.
Microsoft

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion

The web-based project hosting service attracts millions of developers and open source projects.
Selling a Business

How to Position Your Business for a Strategic Acquisition

Start early, and don't limit who you will sell to.

After Crying 'in a Fetal Position' Upon the Sale of Her Last Company, This Entrepreneur Keeps Her New Venture Separate From Her Identity

Blindsided by emotion when she gave up her business and broke up her team, Christiane Lemieux learned a valuable lesson about personal distance.
News and Trends

Square Acquires Weebly for $365 Million

Plus, Fitbit is partnering with Google to send health data to doctors, and a free social networking app that connects young girls with female mentors raises $2.7 million.
Acquisitions

They Were Acquired ... and Then the Buyer Went Bust

The apparel startup Richer Poorer thought it had found the perfect deal, but then everything went wrong.
Deal Making

If You're Hoping to Get Investment or Get Acquired This Year, Make Sure Your Business Is Ready Now

No athlete would show up to a big event unprepared, but it's amazing how many business owners do.
News and Trends

Casper Opens First Permanent Store

Plus, Levi's wants lasers to rip your jeans, and Circle acquires Poloniex.
News and Trends

WhatsApp Launches WhatsApp Business

Plus, Bacardi buys Patron for $5.1 billion and Target launches an exclusive fragrance line called Good Chemistry.
News and Trends

Airbnb Lets Users Pay Less Up Front

Plus, BMW acquires ParkMobile and a Boston-based online retail startup raises $55 million in series C funding.
News and Trends

Former Tinder Employees Launch Professional Networking App

Plus, Ring acquires a smart LED light company and Quartet Healthcare raises 40 million in a series C round.