A TechnologyTech News and Business podcast featuring Ben Gilbert
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Acquired goes behind the scenes of the best (and worst) acquisitions and IPOs of all time. From the Instagram A+'s to the AOL-Time Warner fails, what can we learn from their journeys and apply to our own organizations and careers in business and in tech?

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Season 4 Trailer (and 2019 predictions!)
Season 4 Trailer (and 2019 predictions!)
Get ready for Acquired Season 4: the Attack of the IPOs! We'll be live on the scene this season as some of the tech world's biggest unicorns make their long-awaited public debuts (or at least we all hope). We get in the spirit for the coming season, and share our 2019 predictions in an excerpt from our last Limited Partner episode of 2018. Happy New Year to all!Join the Acquired Limited Partner program! (works best on mobile)
Season 3, Episode 10: Tencent
Season 3, Episode 10: Tencent
Join the Acquired Limited Partner program! (works best on mobile)We close out Season 3 and our China mini-series with a monster episode on Tencent, the Shenzhen-based social networking and entertainment powerhouse. We dive deep into the story of Pony Ma and his cofounders’ incredible journey from making software for pagers(!) to QQ, WeChat, League of Legends, Fortnite, Snapchat and even Tesla. This is one finale you don’t want to miss!Carve Outs:Ben: President Obama’s OG podcast! Kara Swisher’s interview with the Google Walkout organizers: (bonus!): Allen Iverson in the Players’ Tribune: to our great partners Silicon Valley Bank for sponsoring all of Acquired Season 3! You can get in touch with SVB here:
LP Show Preview: Product-Market Fit
LP Show Preview: Product-Market Fit
Join the Acquired Limited Partner program! (works best on mobile) often get asked, “what type of content is on the Limited Partner Bonus Shows?” Well, we figure an episode is worth a thousand words (er, something like that), so we’re releasing one of our LP bonus shows in the main feed.On this episode, we dive into the most elusive aspect of early-stage investing and company building: finding product-market fit.We’ll be back next week with our regularly scheduled programming: the Season 3 finale on Tencent!

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Oct 16th, 2015
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Jan 14th, 2019
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