Mergers and Acquisitions

Your Startup Is Dying -- Now What?

At a certain point, your best move is to admit defeat and move on.

When Acquiring a Company, Don't Forget About the People

The technology and talent acquired -- especially in high tech -- are the most valuable assets secured from an integration.

Instagram, Oculus, WhatsApp and More: Here's How Things Panned Out for 5 Founders Who Sold to Facebook

Instagram's founders are leaving Facebook. Here's what happened to other entrepreneurs who sold their companies to the social media giant.

How to Make Your Startup's Acquisition a Beginning, Not an End

Here's how to ensure an acquisition becomes a positive partnership -- for both your enterprise, and your people.

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