Archives / April, 2011

Really Cool Data About Merger Economics

For anyone not familiar with mergers, if you sell a company, you rarely get the full purchase price at the closing. Some of it is usually held in an escrow account for a year or so to allow the buyer to see if there are any issues related to the acquired company that would entitle…

Groupon is not a Bubble Make

Last Friday, I noticed a tweet from my friend Aziz Gilani (@texasvc) at DFJ Mercury: “When asked questions by the audience, john doerr just filed groupon under ‘bubble’. The crowd roared! @rbpc2011″ Normally, the half-life of tweets are about 5 minutes for me (if that), but this one stuck in my head all weekend because…