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Reasons to Acquire a Company

Chi-Hua Chien, Goodwater Capital
and Dan Rosensweig, Chegg

Dan Rosensweig, former COO of Yahoo! and current CEO of Chegg, speaks about the value of acquisitions for organizations who face operational pressures that can inhibit internal invention. Yahoo! bought other companies for either their team or their technology, but the ultimate goal of any acquisition on their radar was to use it as a magnet for broader advertising sales.