The irrational rationality behind Facebook’s $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp
Spotlight on Startups / Tech & Innovation Trends

The irrational rationality behind Facebook’s $16 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Another day and another acquisition — and another one that is jaw dropping and seemingly insane. Less than a week after Japan’s Rakuten acquired Viber for $900 million, Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg announced that he is buying WhatsApp for a whopping $16 billion in cash and stock. Add…

Start Closing Deals On Carousell!
Entrepreneurship & Lean Startups / Spotlight on Startups

Start Closing Deals On Carousell!

Note: This article is originally published on the Carousell blog. Thanks to Carousell for the amazing opportunity!   So now you have curated a marketplace you can be proud of. After some time of browsing what other Carousellers have to offer, and checking back on your own page only to see “0 Listings”, you are now thinking … Continue reading

[Repost] Want to start small with Big Data? DEXTRA is here to help!
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[Repost] Want to start small with Big Data? DEXTRA is here to help!

Note: Article by Satya Kothimangalam. Originally posted on Your Story (India’s No. 1 media platform for entrepreneurs). Everybody has heard of how Big Data is going to transform every industry – but businesses still remain sceptical to invest time and money to hire a data science team in-house. Dextra is demonstrating how businesses can harness data … Continue reading