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Startup acquisitions and IPOs have always been reported with great fanfare, but few sources examined the deeper reasons behind their success — until Acquired. We tell the stories behind the deals: how was the company started and what twists did it navigate along the way? What forces propelled its growth and ultimate outcome? Can the magic endure within a larger organization? And most importantly, what lessons can we learn from its journey and apply to our own organizations and careers?

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SpaceX to become the first private company to send humans to space

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SpaceX now dominates rocket flight, bringing big benefits to NASA

SpaceX now dominates rocket flight, bringing big benefits to NASA

SpaceX now dominates rocket flight, bringing big benefits to NASA

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Convoy (with CEO Dan Lewis) - burst 04

Convoy (with CEO Dan Lewis) - burst 04

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Nintendo discussed on Acquired

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Softbank, Taylor Taylor Building And Vision Fund discussed on Acquired

Softbank, Taylor Taylor Building And Vision Fund discussed on Acquired

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Five Hundred Million Dollars, Eight Billion Dollars and Four Billion Dollars discussed on Acquired

Five Hundred Million Dollars, Eight Billion Dollars and Four Billion Dollars discussed on Acquired

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Leeds United transfer news LIVE - John McGinn updates and Paul Heckingbottom latest

Leeds United transfer news LIVE - John McGinn updates and Paul Heckingbottom latest

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How Wawa Became the Beloved $10 Billion King of Convenience Stores

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Amazon to sell Apple TV, Google Chromecast again after spat

Amazon to sell Apple TV, Google Chromecast again after spat

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Us, Stock Market and America discussed on Acquired

Us, Stock Market and America discussed on Acquired

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