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Make Startup Acquisitions Part Of Your Digital Business Growth Strategy

The High-Tech Industry Has Mastered Startup-Driven Product Innovation — You Can, Too

July 17, 2018


  • By Ted Schadler,
  • Mike Chirokas
  • with Matthew Guarini,
  • Carlton A. Doty,
  • Merlina McGovern,
  • Benjamin Arnold,
  • Peter Harrison

Why Read This Report

Investments in emerging technology startups have never been higher, which means the raw materials of technology-based innovation have never been more abundant. CIOs can learn from the high-tech industry about how to make startup acquisitions a key plank of their firms' digital business growth strategies. We analyzed Venture Scanner data and interviewed corporate development officers and investment bankers to help you with the essentials of acquisition and integration.

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Table of Contents

  • Entrepreneurs Advance The Frontiers Of Technology In Every Industry
  • Make Startups A Prime Ingredient In Your Product Innovation Process
  • Adopt Acquisition Practices Hardened In The High-Tech Industry
  • Recommendations

  • CIOs Should Step Into A Leading Role In The Acquisition Strategy
  • Supplemental Material
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