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A CEO who sold his company for $365 million describes how one of the most humiliating moments of his life transformed his business into a huge success...

BI PRIME: Twelve years ago, Weebly CEO David Rusenko was told told by a prominent tech CEO that his idea for his company was "the worst idea ever."

Meet the 11 new tech billionaires that emerged in 2018

The tech industry has already created 11 newly minted billionaires in the first half of 2018 to join prestigious lists like the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes' World's Billionaires.

Susan Wojcicki convinced Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and the Google board to buy YouTube, and it all started with ‘a purple Muppet singing a nonsen...

Susan Wojcicki saw the potential for user-generated videos when Google launched Google Videos, Google's own free video-sharing website, and saw an investment opportunity in YouTube when it scaled faster than Google Videos but couldn't afford to stand on its own.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins

Cisco is buying a startup that uses WiFi to gather data from people as they move around malls and airports

July Systems, last valued at $45 million, has partnered with Cisco for several years on indoor location services for better customer insight and visitor engagement programs. Now, Cisco is snapping it up.

Square sinks after Paypal acquires iZettle to better compete in payments

Square tumbles after Paypal announced it will acquire iZettle, a European competitor of Square. Fintech startup iZettle will further Paypal's plans for an international omni-channel payments solution and increase competition in the point-of-sale market.

Paypal is gaining ground after announcing its $2.2 billion acquisition of a European competitor of Square

Paypal shares rise in pre-market trading after it announced the $2.2 billion acquisition of Square competitor iZettle. The European fintech startup which makes credit card readers for phones and tablets would further Paypal's international omni-channel plans.
AppDynamics Jyoti Bansal

‘Jugs of coffee, lots of Advil, and we didn’t sleep for 4 days’: A startup founder reveals what it was like to sell his company for ...

Jyoti Bansal's company, AppDynamics, received an offer to sell five days before it was slated to IPO. Here's how Bansal made his decision.

The number of messages sent via WhatsApp each day has tripled since Facebook bought it four years ago

WhatsApp wasn't widely considered a sound investment by Facebook, which had a messaging platform of its own and more than twice the number of monthly active users, but its growth in the years since says otherwise.
General Assembly co-founder and CEO Jake Schwartz (far right)

New York-based coding boot camp General Assembly is getting acquired for $412.5 million

Adecco, a European staffing company, is acquiring the coding school General Assembly for over $400 million.