Diana Lovett is one of the most impressive entrepreneurs I have met. Like many entrepreneurs she is smart, tireless, focused and agile. And she has another quality – one that is sometimes hard to quantify, but is a driving force … Continue reading
End of Year Message – Welcome to 2016
Greetings from the first month of what will be the biggest year ever in tech M&A. I’m late with my end of year email, which means I’ve had the benefit of updates from friends around the world. The mood in … Continue reading
Rediscovering photography, and recapturing a life, in a lost picture of Bill Gates and Paul Allen
Click through to Geekwire for an article that I published this morning, on a photo my father took of Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
Thrilled to be on PowerPitch today with Tyler Mathison
Check it out at 1:20 ET: http://yhoo.it/1aoo4CR. We will be talking with Carvana. Are you in? Or out?
Whenever I read that companies acquire startups primarily for “talent” – I think to myself wouldn’t it be cheaper to simply hire away tha…
Answer by Nat Burgess: In theory it is cheaper to hire people individually. In practice, when the job market gets competitive as the economy improves (2000, 2007, 2013), large companies with specialized needs have no choice but to acquire teams … Continue reading