30 notable internet acquisitions over the last 10 years

The spreadsheet below captures the acquisition date, dollar amounts, and ballpark counts of the users and employees at the time of acquisition.
Be warned: Any of these numbers are very rough, cobbled together from Internet Archive searches, old news articles, Quora answers, and tech blogs.

A startup is acquired for any combination of the technology, talent, or the user base.

Cost Per User


Complete Article by Andy Baio
Instagram’s Buyout: No Bubble to See Here



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