7 04, 2021

Acorns’ new fintech target is debt management with acquisition of Pillar – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-07T14:10:24+00:00 April 7th, 2021|acorns, Artificial Intelligence, Bank, debt, Exit, finance, financial services, financial technology, Fundings & Exits, Kleiner Perkins, loans, M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, New York, Pillar, Startups, student debt, Student loan, Uncategorized|

Popular saving and investing app Acorns has acquired Pillar, an AI-powered startup built to help manage student loan debt, in its second acquisition [...]

17 11, 2020

Spacemaker, AI software for urban development, is acquired by Autodesk for $240M – Evotik

By | 2020-11-17T12:09:06+00:00 November 17th, 2020|Atomico, autodesk, Ben Blume, Europe, Exit, Fundings & Exits, M&A, Northzone, Norway, Spacemaker, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Autodesk, the U.S. publicly listed software and services company that targets engineering and design industries, has acquired Norway’s Spacemaker, a startup that has [...]

12 10, 2019

Nike has picked up Russell Wilson’s Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-12T05:12:04+00:00 October 12th, 2019|adidas, Amazon, APPLE, Bezos Expeditions, chad hurley, digital media, e-commerce, executive, Exit, Fashion, footwear, Instagram, jeff bezos, M&A, madrona venture group, media platform, Nike, Russell Wilson, Seattle, shoe, sneakers, Sports, spotify, Startups, Tally, TC, TraceMe, Uncategorized|

Nike has long been synonymous with premium sneakers and other sports gear, but now it seems that the company could be extending its [...]

14 06, 2019

VMware announces intent to buy Avi Networks, startup that raised $115M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-14T03:36:00+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Avi Networks, cloud, Enterprise, Fundings & Exits, Load Balancing, M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, vmware|

VMware has been trying to reinvent itself from a company that helps you build and manage virtual machines in your data center to [...]

30 04, 2019

What we want to know in the We Company (WeWork) S-1 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-30T03:00:29+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Exit, Fundings & Exits, initial public offering, IPO, M&A, Real Estate, Startups, Uncategorized, WeWork|

With news that the We Company (formerly known as WeWork) has officially filed to go public confidentially with the SEC today, there’s a big [...]

22 11, 2018

Apple puts its next generation of AI into sharper focus as it picks up Silk Labs – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-22T00:51:37+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, M&A, silk labs, TC, Uncategorized|

Apple’s HomePod is a distant third behind Amazon and Google when it comes to market share for smart speakers that double up as [...]

9 06, 2018

Workday acquires Rallyteam to fuel machine learning efforts – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-06-09T22:31:54+00:00 June 9th, 2018|cloud, Enterprise, Exit, Fundings & Exits, human resources, M&A, machine learning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Rallyteam, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, Workday|

Sometimes you acquire a company for the assets and sometimes you do it for the talent. Today Workday announced it was buying Rallyteam, [...]

14 02, 2018

Time Warner will be fine even if the AT&T acquisition doesn’t go through – Evotik

By | 2018-02-14T09:00:39+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Amazon, AT&T, business, economy, Google, M&A, Media, Mergers and Acquisitions, TC, Time Warner, Uncategorized, Viacom, Warner, Warner Bros|

Time Warner will be fine even if the government blocks the bid from AT&T to buy the company. That’s the word from John [...]