Twitter ‘acqui-hires’ the group from membership news app, Quick

Twitter ‘acqui-hires’ the group from membership news app, Quick

Twitter’s recent acquisition spree continues today as the company announces it has acqui-hired the team from news aggregator and summary app Brief. The startup from former Google engineers launched last year to offer a subscription-based news summary app that aimed to tackle many of the problems with today’s news cycle, including information overload, burnout, media […] …

Twitter acquihires team from Reshuffle to deal with its API platform

Twitter acquihires team from Reshuffle to deal with its API platform

Twitter today is announcing what the company calls a”tactical acquihire”of the API integration platform Reshuffle.
The startup’s industrial innovation, which permits designers to develop workflows and link systems utilizing any API, will be wound down as an outcome of Twitter’s deal. Reshuffle’s whole team of seven, including co-founders Amir Shevat and Avner [ …]
The start-up’s commercial innovation, which allows developers to develop workflows and connect systems using any API, will be wound down as an outcome of Twitter’s deal. It’s likewise been developed in a method that will permit Twitter to launch new functionality quicker as the company itself rolls out more features. In addition, Twitter’s API group is working to establish products that meet the numerous requirements of different types of developers, including consumer-facing app developers, service and enterprise developers, and academic researchers. Reshuffle’s CEO Avner Braverman, who has almost 2 decades of experience in both engineering and technical consumer-facing functions across startups and larger companies like IBM, will sign up with Twitter’s Developer Platform group. The startup’s commercial technology, which enables developers to construct workflows and link systems utilizing any API, will be wound down as an outcome of Twitter’s deal….

Priti Youssef Choksi explains how to get your startup obtained– not sold

Today, Priti Youssef Choksi is a partner with venture company Norwest Venture Partners. She formerly spent five-and-a-half years at Google, where she worked on strategic partnerships, and nearly nine years at Facebook, where she began in corporate development and later focused on M & A. Due to the fact that Choksi knows firsthand how some&of the most significant business [ …]
A great example of something that Google would never buy, for example, is search tech, due to the fact that search is the business’s crown jewel, she kept in mind. As for when they lastly go shopping, companies are driven by three things, said Choksi: traction, skill and technology. Back in 2013, the young company, which created a video-capture, stabilization and sharing app, was gotten by Instagram (which was itself currently owned by Facebook); a week after it closed the Luma offer, Facebook released video on Instagram mainly based on Luma’s platform….