GoPro Stock Continues to Rise After 3 Days
Jun30

GoPro Stock Continues to Rise After 3 Days

GoPro, the American company responsible for the “world’s most versatile camera” recently released its IPO on the NASDAQ as GPRO. History of GoPro The idea for GoPro came to CEO Woodman after a surfing trip in Australia in 2002. Woodman wanted a high-definition and lightweight camera system that could capture the closeup and professional angles of his various adventures. Thus after raising money for his new idea,...

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Global Business Etiquette (INFOGRAPHIC)
Jun04

Global Business Etiquette (INFOGRAPHIC)

Thanks to the internet, businesses today have unlimited access to various markets around the world. In just the past few years, we have seen a major increase in the globalization of brands, allowing business owners to establish a reputation for themselves easier than ever before. However, what many global entrepreneurs fail to realize is that their way of doing business may not be exactly what their potential partners or clients had...

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Silicon Valley is the Tech Acquisition Hotspot
May13

Silicon Valley is the Tech Acquisition Hotspot

According to new research conducted by financial research company PrivCo, Silicon Valley dominates as the number one metropolitan city with the most tech acquisitions. Last year, there was a grand total of 281 acquisitions in the Silicon Valley – that’s nearly one a day! New York, the runner up of the tech acquisition race, had a grand total of 74 acquisitions. Despite only matching a quarter of Silicon Valley’s...

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Why Apple’s Potential Acquisition of Beats Makes Sense (UPDATE: 5/28/2014)
May12

Why Apple’s Potential Acquisition of Beats Makes Sense (UPDATE: 5/28/2014)

As you may have heard, Apple ($AAPL) is reportedly preparing to purchase Beats Electronics for a company record .2 billion. No deal has been finalized as of yet, however, it seems likely that it will be going through as Dr. Dre himself has (albeit drunkenly) called himself the first billionaire in hip-hop. This is definitely a very interesting move by Apple that has caused the Internet to theorize about what it may mean. Let's take a...

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Private Equity Market Landscape – First Quarter 2014
May04

Private Equity Market Landscape – First Quarter 2014

The year of 2013 has been the most successful year for private equity firms since 2008, with 873 funds with an aggregate of $454 billion. In 2013, the private equity-backed buyout market was particularly strong; a total of 1,348 buyout exits were valued at $303 billion. Global merger and acquisition activity was dominated by a number of large transactions, including competing bids for Time Warner Cable and SFR, the French...

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Google Acquires Five Person Company and Hires (Almost) Everyone
Apr09

Google Acquires Five Person Company and Hires (Almost) Everyone

We've all heard the expression "Scroogled" but until today, I had never really understood how the big, corporate machine that is Google Inc ($GOOG) got this moniker. Was it because of their products? Or maybe the way they treat their employees? Well, last I checked, their products are still efficient, with their search engine being #1 in the world and Google was named the top place to work in 2014 by Fortune. However, here's a story...

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