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These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder
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These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder

Onevest recently purchased FounderDating to better connect entrepreneurs with potential co-founders.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways to Develop a Better Exit Strategy
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4 Ways to Develop a Better Exit Strategy

Build a great business first. The rest will follow.
Joel Trammell
What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?
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What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

We'll give you a hint: It gives the Windows maker a network of professionals that will potentially buy its services.
Nina Zipkin
Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion
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Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

'Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn,' Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn's board, said in a statement.
Verizon to Submit $3 Billion Bid for Yahoo's Internet Business
Verizon

Verizon to Submit $3 Billion Bid for Yahoo's Internet Business

Yahoo is expected to hold at least one more round of bidding, and the offers could change by the final round, the paper reported.
How Former PepsiCo CEO Roger Enrico Transformed the Corporation Into a Food and Beverage Giant
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How Former PepsiCo CEO Roger Enrico Transformed the Corporation Into a Food and Beverage Giant

Enrico, who died at age 71 on June 1, helped Pepsi rival Coke and dive deeper into the food business.
Lydia Belanger
Twitter Met With Yahoo to Discuss Merger
Mergers and Acquisitions

Twitter Met With Yahoo to Discuss Merger

A news report, citing sources close to the talks, said execs at the two firms had met several weeks ago and had spent several hours looking at whether a strategic combination might make sense.
Matt Clinch
J&J to Buy Hair Care Products Maker Vogue for $3.3 Billion
Johnson & Johnson

J&J to Buy Hair Care Products Maker Vogue for $3.3 Billion

The transaction, slated to close in the third quarter, is not expected to have an impact on the company's 2016 sales or earnings forecasts.
Staples CEO to Step Down After Office Depot Deal Termination
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Staples CEO to Step Down After Office Depot Deal Termination

The decision comes three weeks after a U.S. federal judge ordered to halt the deal because of antitrust concerns.
HP Enterprise to Merge IT Services Unit With Computer Sciences
Mergers and Acquisitions

HP Enterprise to Merge IT Services Unit With Computer Sciences

HPE is expected to have $33 billion in annual revenue after the spinoff and will concentrate on its remaining enterprise group that includes its cloud services business and makes servers, routers and switches.
Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google
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Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google

Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
Nissan Buying $2.2 Billion Controlling Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors
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Nissan Buying $2.2 Billion Controlling Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors

The deal is a lifeline for Mitsubishi Motors, which is mired in its third scandal in two decades and has had $3 billion wiped off its market value
3 Business-Exit Plans That Actually Work
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3 Business-Exit Plans That Actually Work

Not having a plan for selling your business is like not having a will.
Neil Patel
How Staples Plans to Come Back After U.S. Killed Office Depot Merger
Staples

How Staples Plans to Come Back After U.S. Killed Office Depot Merger

The office supplies giant is going after smaller companies.
Phil Wahba