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Fortune
When Selling Is a Startup's Best Optionit chose to sell but co-founder and CEO Bret Taylor is no stranger to acquisiti
When Selling Is a Startup's Best Option
Fortune / Posted 20 days ago
it chose to sell but co-founder and CEO Bret Taylor is no stranger to acquisitions. Facebook bought his previous startup, FriendFeed, in 2009 and made him CTO until he left in 2012 (post-IPO). Some have suggested that Salesforce made Quip an offer... Read more
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Wired News
Instagram’s Snapchat Ripoff Is Brazen and Totally Finethat all of these companies are ultimately variations on Facebook’s News Feed,
Instagram’s Snapchat Ripoff Is Brazen and Totally Fine
Wired News / Posted 25 days ago
that all of these companies are ultimately variations on Facebook’s News Feed, which Facebook shored up by acquiring FriendFeed in 2009, in a move that some described as part of a “war against Twitter.” We can do this all day. If there’s one... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Salesforce moves quick to snap up productivity app Quipone considers that Quip co-founder and CEO Bret Taylor helped to create Google
Salesforce moves quick to snap up productivity app Quip
SiliconANGLE / Posted 26 days ago
one considers that Quip co-founder and CEO Bret Taylor helped to create Google Maps, founded the social networking site FriendFeed (which was acquired by Facebook in 2009), and served as Facebook’s CTO during its aggressive mobile expansion... Read more
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Mashable
Ex-Facebook CTO sells word processor Quip for $582 million to Salesforcesurprising given the founder's history. Quip CEO Bret Taylor was the co-creator
Ex-Facebook CTO sells word processor Quip for $582 million to Salesforce
Mashable / Posted 26 days ago
surprising given the founder's history. Quip CEO Bret Taylor was the co-creator of Google Maps, founder of social network FriendFeed (which was acquired by Facebook in 2009) and later the chief technology officer of Facebook during its aggressive... Read more
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