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Benchmark Capital scored again after Intuit agreed to buy e-mail marketer Demandforce.

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Benchmark Capital scored again after Intuit agreed to buy e-mail marketer Demandforce.

Benchmark Capital Scores With Instagram, Demandforce and IPOs

The hits keep coming for Benchmark Capital. Following Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of Instagram earlier this month, the venture firm scored again today after Intuit agreed to buy e-mail marketer Demandforce for $423.5 million. Benchmark, the Silicon Valley firm that...

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Zynga faces the challenge of keeping the entrepreneurs it brings aboard from leaving.

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Zynga faces the challenge of keeping the entrepreneurs it brings aboard from leaving.

Zynga’s Acquired Founders: Where Are They Now?

As Zynga uses part of its $1.8 billion to acquire popular mobile apps and the key talent behind them, one challenge it faces is keeping the entrepreneurs it brings aboard. “The most important component of a deal is the human...

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Last year's transaction activity was driven by big deals, including HP's $10.3 billion acquisition of Autonomy.

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Last year's transaction activity was driven by big deals, including HP's $10.3 billion acquisition of Autonomy.

Tech Deals Grow in Size and Shrink in Frequency, Study Says

Broad shifts in the technology landscape and the large cash positions of some of its biggest players drove an increase in the amount spent on acquisitions last year, PricewaterhouseCoopers said in a study released today. Technology companies spent $125 billion...

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