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7 July 2014

Global tech M&A volumes rise thanks to surge in US dealsp

zucker Global technology merger and acquisition volume reached 14-year highs in the first half thanks in part to Facebook’s $19.4bn acquisition of WhatsApp, according to a recent research report.

28 April 2014

Facebook snaps up venture capital-backed diary app developer ProtoGeo

watch-time Facebook has made a move to expand its activity diary operations by picking up venture capital-seeded Finnish company ProtoGeo.

24 January 2014

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin backs Singapore online grocery RedMart

Singapore-based online grocery service RedMart has closed a $5.4m bridge round, led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, bringing total funding since the company’s inception in 2011 to $10m.

14 October 2013

Sequoia, Magma Venture-backed Onavo bought by Facebook ‘for $200m’

mobile-touch Venture Capital-backed app-maker Onavo has been bought by Facebook in a deal reportedly worth up to $200m, making it the social media company’s biggest Israeli acquisition.

10 June 2013

Google trumps Facebook with $1.3bn Waze bid

road-night_sq Google is believed nearing a $1.3bn deal for venture capital-backed Israeli GPS navigation company Waze, trumping earlier reports of a $1bn Facebook buyout offer.

24 April 2013

Battery Ventures turns to tablets with Charles Jolley hire

Charles Jolley Battery Ventures Battery Ventures has put its faith in the burgeoning tablet computing market by hiring former Facebook mobile platform head of product Charles Jolley as entrepreneur in residence.


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