Buyouts

Startups

Why is it Necessary to Design Start-ups for Buyouts

A realistic goal would be to build certain scale for the company, where a bigger company would be interested in buying it

Befriending The Enemy: What Myntra Buying Out Jabong Means

Good times for the two eCommerce companies and its parent company Flipkart as well. At least for now!

Mozilla Could Cash Out Big If It Doesn't Like Yahoo's New Owner

'Each of our search partnerships is the result of a competitive process reflective of the value that Firefox brings to the ecosystem. The Yahoo relationship is no different.'

Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone

Nearly 14 percent of the company's workforce accepted buyouts following its move to 'Holacracy' in 2013.

That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion

When Tesla almost bottomed out two years ago, Elon Musk turned to Larry Page to save it.

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BlackBerry Says, 'Remain Calm. All is Well.'

In a letter to investors and customers, the fallen smartphone maker channels its inner Chip Diller.
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