Start-ups and venture capitalists often dream of the multimillion-dollar buyout, if not the lucrative IPO. So technology upstarts might perk up to hear the inside scoop from Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft on their acquisitions.
On Saturday at the TieCon conference in Santa Clara, Calif., corporate development officers from the three Internet giants discussed their acquisition strategies on a panel with Tod Francis, managing director of Shasta Ventures. Sandeep Aggarwal, senior Internet research analyst at Collins Stewart, recapped the panel in a research note Monday.
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