COSMIC SCALE. HOW TO BUY STARTUPS?

24 May, 2021

Google and other IT companies buy startups more often that we go shopping. Since 2001 Google has acquired over 250 technology companies, and last year alone the corporation took over about 20 startups. GE is another giant which has made multiple acquisitions - about 15 in the last 17 years. In terms of generating innovations, Russia’s major players are still lagging behind, primarily because they are not familiar with M&A mechanisms and are afraid of failure. In this session we are going to look at how to keep pace with the market, and which innovative methods and tools should be used for buying startups.