we want to focus on the acquisition of large companies, holding or shares and have the right to speak of the venture. For the sake of convenience, we use "amnesty" to summarize the situation.
giants are not gods, nor angels. The money they invest must be exchanged at a certain price. This cost may be the company structure change, there may be left founder and initial staff, there may be aborted products. No matter what is possible, for the company’s previous name and team, it is very painful price. But it is possible that product and team are as is retained, and the original situation is likely to continue to develop; although the product did not, but the founder and founding team in all new projects get a new life. If there is such an outcome, how much should be regarded as a kind of death.
was "amnesty" this thing, can be regarded as an exit before the injection of milepost multi round investors. Since then, some investors have been able to pick up their hands and enjoy the fruits of victory. But for all the people involved, it’s just a new beginning.
we have to focus on the people a few happy tears of the milepost, see what kind of company is "amnesty" after the winners or losers. Let’s start with a few companies that have something to do with Alibaba.
mobile application statistical analysis platform alliance was established in April 2010, is the second Innovation workshop exposure, and access to its angel investment. July 2011, get latitude and longitude venture capital of $10 million A round of investment, A round valuation of about $50 million. As of March 2013, the number of applications covering more than 100 thousand friends union.
the beginning of March 2013, Ali acquired alliance news in the industry pass more than a month, and is constantly fermentation. April 26th has a reliable channel to tell the point of science and technology, Ali has confirmed the acquisition of friends and allies, but until the rumors in November 19th was finally confirmed as true. Prior to the media publicly reported price of $80 million, the specific transaction price was not disclosed.
implicit in the message does not send in October, the friends of the Union issued a new one-stop solution. In addition to statistical analysis of mobile applications, the solution also includes four new products: game statistics analysis, message push, social sharing components and cloud acceleration.
in the face of rumors, commented at the time that Ali acquired alliance is "buying time", quickly improve their layout on the mobile Internet, at the same time can be a large number of mobile Internet application data alliance have accumulated, including user behavior and operation data etc.. Based on these data, Ali can be the first time to grasp the development trends and trends in the domestic mobile Internet and mobile applications, to help their own better judgment, to carry out research and development of mobile Internet related products. Half an hour after the announcement, friends of the Union