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Yahoo acquisition: what happened to the founders  

Following on the Yahoo failed acquisitions last week, here are some answers, on Quora, from the founders of some of those companies.

The summary is, most were not particularly happy about their new roles at Yahoo, saw little progression during their time there, and left soon after their lock-up period was finished.

Seems like Yahoo managed to systematise the mis-handling of startup acquisitions. Google seems to be doing somewhat better.

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