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Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

Stanford eCorner

Business, Management & Marketing, Education, Higher Education

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Higher Education 4

The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar (ETL) is a weekly seminar series on entrepreneurship, co-sponsored by BASES (a student entrepreneurship group), Stanford Technology Ventures Program, and the Department of Management Science and Engineering.

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Acquisitions: Lessons from All Sides - Jeff Seibert (Twitter)

October 14th, 2015

Episode 260 of 291 episodes

Jeff Seibert, senior director of consumer product at Twitter, describes what went well and what didn't during the acquisition of his earlier startups by big-name technology companies, stressing the importance of culture fit, maintaining your team's trust throughout, and continued investment in growth after being acquired. Seibert also explains how an acquisition isn't always the best exit strategy for a promising startup.

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