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Drupal’s journey from dorm-room project to billion-dollar exit image
Drupal’s journey from dorm-room project to billion-dollar exit image
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Moving from dorm room to billion-dollar exit is the dream of every startup founder. Dries Buytaert got there by being bold, working hard and thinking big.



Citrix is acquiring Wrike from Vista for $2.25B image
Citrix is acquiring Wrike from Vista for $2.25B image
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Citrix announced today that it plans to acquire Wrike, a SaaS project management platform, from Vista Equity Partners for $2.25 billion. Vista bought the company just two years ago. Citrix, which is best known for its digital workspaces, sees this as...



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Home services platform Porch acquires four companies image
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Only a few weeks after its SPAC IPO, Porch today announced that it has made four acquisitions, worth a total of $122 million. The most important here is probably the acquisition of Homeowners of America for $100 million, which gets Porch deeper into...



Weber acquires smart cooking start-up June image
Weber acquires smart cooking start-up June image
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Outdoor cooking industry leader and famed Kettle grill-maker Weber has acquired June, the smart cooking startup founded in 2013 by Matt Van Horn and Nikhil Bhogal. While financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, Weber has confirmed that June wil...



F5 snags Volterra multi-cloud management startup for $500M image
F5 snags Volterra multi-cloud management startup for $500M image
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F5, the applications networking company announced today that it is acquiring Volterra, a multi-cloud management startup for $500 million. That breaks down to $440 million in cash and $60 million in deferred and unvested incentive compensation. Volter...



Epic acquires Rad Game Tools, veteran of many gaming generations image
Epic acquires Rad Game Tools, veteran of many gaming generations image
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Epic today announced the acquisition of Rad Game Tools, maker of game development tools for many years. They’ve stayed largely behind the scenes, but many gamers will recognize the colorful Bink Video logo, which has appeared in the openings of many...



RedHat is acquiring container security company StackRox image
RedHat is acquiring container security company StackRox image
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RedHat today announced that it’s acquiring container security startup StackRox . The companies did not share the purchase price. RedHat, which is perhaps best known for its enterprise Linux products has been making the shift to the cloud in recent ye...



Voyager Space Holdings to acquire majority stake in commercial space leader Nanoracks image
Voyager Space Holdings to acquire majority stake in commercial space leader Nanoracks image
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Voyager Space Holdings continues to build up its portfolio of strategic space service offerings with the acquisition of a majority stake in X.O. Markets, the parent company of Nanoracks. Nanoracks has provided commercial space services for years now,...



Looking ahead after 2020’s epic M&A spree image
Looking ahead after 2020’s epic M&A spree image
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When we examine any year in enterprise M&A, it’s tempting to highlight the biggest, gaudiest deals — and there were plenty of those in 2020. I’ve written about 34 acquisitions so far this year. Of those, 15 were worth $1 billion or more, 12 were smal...



Peloton to acquire fitness equipment maker Precor in $420M bid to grow commercial business image
Peloton to acquire fitness equipment maker Precor in $420M bid to grow commercial business image
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Peloton has announced that it intends to acquire Precor, one of the world’s largest suppliers of commercial fitness equipment. You probably recognize the Precor brand name if you’ve ever spent time in a hotel or standalone commercial gym, which is ex...