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Acquired

By Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal

Every company has a story. Acquired goes behind the scenes of the biggest tech IPOs and acquisitions of all time.

  1. 1.
    Spotify + Gimlet/Anchor Quick Take + Worldwide Meetup Details!02/19/2019
    40:35
  2. 2.
    Season 4, Episode 2: ARM & SoftBank02/03/2019
    1:22:32
  3. 3.
    Season 4, Episode 1: ESPN01/21/2019
    1:22:24
  4. 4.
    Season 4 Trailer (and 2019 predictions!)01/14/2019
    21:58
  5. 5.
    Season 3, Episode 10: Tencent12/17/2018
    1:49:30
  6. 6.
    LP Show Preview: Product-Market Fit12/10/2018
    1:04:22
  7. 7.
    Season 3, Episode 9: Netflix (Part 2)11/25/2018
    1:24:39
  8. 8.
    Season 3, Episode 8: Netflix (Part 1)11/12/2018
    1:26:13
  1. 9.
    Acquied Season 3 Episode 7: Venmo (live with Andrew Kortina)10/29/2018
    1:08:51
  2. 10.
    SF Live Show Announcement: Venmo!10/08/2018
    4:46
  3. 11.
    Season 3, Episode 6: Behance (with Scott Belsky)10/02/2018
    1:11:39
  4. 12.
    Season 3, Episode 5: Alibaba09/24/2018
    1:34:09
  5. 13.
    Season 3, Episode 4: Recode (with Kara Swisher)09/11/2018
    1:23:53
  6. 14.
    Season 3, Episode 3: The Sonos IPO08/20/2018
    1:34:45
  7. 15.
    Season 3, Episode 2: The Xiaomi IPO08/06/2018
    1:13:33
  8. 16.
    Season 3, Episode 1: Tesla07/17/2018
    1:59:18
  9. 17.
    Season 3 Trailer07/09/2018
    9:39
  10. 18.
    Season 2, Episode 10: The Rover-DogVacay Merger (with Rover CEO Aaron Easterly)06/18/2018
    1:07:54
  11. 19.
    Season 2, Episode 9: GitHub06/06/2018
    1:23:45
  12. 20.
    Season 2, Episode 8: T-Mobile / Sprint05/21/2018
    1:21:25
  13. 21.
    Season 2, Episode 7: PowerPoint05/04/2018
    1:14:11
  14. 22.
    Season 2, Episode 6: Spotify’s Direct Listing04/06/2018
    1:44:37
  15. 23.
    Season 2, Episode 5: The Dropbox IPO03/26/2018
    1:37:32
  16. 24.
    Season 2, Episode 4: SoftBank, Fortress and the Vision Fund03/23/2018
    1:28:03
  17. 25.
    Season 2, Episode 3: Nest02/20/2018
    1:32:42
  18. 26.
    Season 2, Episode 2: Raising a Seed Round with Against Gravity CEO Nick Fajt02/07/2018
    1:14:29
  19. 27.
    Season 2, Episode 1: Zappos (with Alfred Lin)01/23/2018
    1:12:37
  20. 28.
    Announcement: San Francisco Happy Hour01/08/2018
    0:56
  21. 29.
    Episode 51: 2017 Holiday Special12/18/2017
    1:16:08
  22. 30.
    Episode 50: Apple - Beats12/11/2017
    1:15:24
  23. 31.
    Episode 49: The Stitch Fix IPO12/04/2017
    1:11:08
  24. 32.
    Episode 48: Qualcomm - Broadcom11/20/2017
    51:32
  25. 33.
    Episode 47: The Atlassian IPO11/07/2017
    1:05:12
  26. 34.
    Episode 46: Blue Bottle Coffee10/08/2017
    1:02:49
  27. 35.
    Episode 45: HTC, Google and the Future of Mobile09/21/2017
    1:19:26
  28. 36.
    Episode 44: AOL - Time Warner (with the Internet History Podcast)09/18/2017
    1:41:47
  29. 37.
    Episode 43: The Square IPO08/16/2017
    1:15:34
  30. 38.
    Episode 42: Opsware (with special guest Michel Feaster)08/05/2017
    1:13:56
  31. 39.
    Episode 41: Booking.com with Jetsetter & Room 77 CEO Drew Patterson07/26/2017
    1:14:52
  32. 40.
    Episode 40: Activision Blizzard07/13/2017
    1:13:57
  33. 41.
    Acquired Episode 39: Whole Foods Market06/21/2017
    1:11:56
  34. 42.
    Acquired Episode 39: Whole Foods Market06/21/2017
    1:11:56
  35. 43.
    "About Acquired" on the Anchor Podcast of the Day06/11/2017
    20:14
  36. 44.
    Acquired Episode 38: SoundJam (iTunes)05/31/2017
    1:15:16
  37. 45.
    Episode 37: BAMTech, Disney and "the Biggest Media Company You've Never Heard Of”05/10/2017
    1:14:39
  38. 46.
    Episode 36: The LA Clippers04/24/2017
    1:05:02
  39. 47.
    Episode 35: Oculus04/11/2017
    1:17:22
  40. 48.
    Episode 34: The Starbucks IPO with Dan Levitan04/03/2017
    1:19:22
  41. 49.
    Episode 33: Overture (with the Internet History Podcast!)03/13/2017
    1:27:10
  42. 50.
    Episode 32: The Snap Inc. IPO03/04/2017
    1:23:12
  43. 51.
    Episode 31: The Uber - Didi Chuxing Merger with Brad Stone, author of The Upstarts & The Everything Store03/01/2017
    1:09:53
  44. 52.
    Episode 30: P.A. Semi + AuthenTec01/24/2017
    1:07:50
  45. 53.
    Episode 29: Special—2016 Review and 2017 Predictions01/11/2017
    1:11:42
  46. 54.
    Episode 28: The Amazon IPO with original Amazon Board Member Tom Alberg12/31/2016
    1:06:29
  47. 55.
    Episode 27: Special—A Conversation with Microsoft's Head of Strategic Investments Brian Schultz12/16/2016
    1:10:16
  48. 56.
    Episode 26: Marvel12/05/2016
    1:18:25
  49. 57.
    Episode 25: The Facebook IPO11/11/2016
    1:20:41
  50. 58.
    Episode 24: Skype11/02/2016
    1:18:24
  51. 59.
    Episode 23: NeXT (Live show at the GeekWire Summit)10/23/2016
    1:02:28
  52. 60.
    Episode 22: Zillow + Trulia (with Zillow Group CFO Kathleen Philips)10/14/2016
    1:10:45
  53. 61.
    Episode 21: Inside the M&A Press with Bloomberg's Alex Sherman09/27/2016
    1:18:14
  54. 62.
    Episode 20: Android09/16/2016
    1:13:47
  55. 63.
    Episode 19: Jet08/29/2016
    1:05:04
  56. 64.
    Episode 18: Special—An Acquirer’s View into M&A with Taylor Barada, head of Corp Dev at Adobe08/22/2016
    1:03:46
  57. 65.
    Acquired Episode 17: Waze08/03/2016
    1:00:29
  58. 66.
    Acquired Episode 16: Midroll + Stitcher (acquired by Scripps)07/12/2016
    55:33
  59. 67.
    Acquired Episode 15: ExactTarget (acquired by Salesforce) with Scott Dorsey07/05/2016
    1:09:11
  60. 68.
    Episode 14: LinkedIn06/16/2016
    1:01:01
  61. 69.
    Episode 13: Push Pop Press (Facebook Instant Articles) with Todd Bishop06/06/2016
    56:36
  62. 70.
    Episode 12: Snapchat05/23/2016
    55:59
  63. 71.
    Episode 11: PayPal05/09/2016
    52:04
  64. 72.
    Acquired Episode 10: Virgin America04/27/2016
    48:12
  65. 73.
    Episode 9: Writely (Google Docs)03/29/2016
    42:33
  66. 74.
    Episode 8: Acompli, Sunrise, and Wunderlist (w/ Kurt DelBene)02/29/2016
    56:03
  67. 75.
    Episode 7: YouTube02/03/2016
    44:09
  68. 76.
    Episode 6: Lucasfilm01/19/2016
    33:40
  69. 77.
    Episode 5: Siri12/14/2015
    37:45
  70. 78.
    Episode 4: Bungie (with Xbox Co-Founder Ed Fries)11/30/2015
    1:00:44
  71. 79.
    Episode 3: Twitch11/16/2015
    46:47
  72. 80.
    Episode 2: Instagram11/01/2015
    35:54
  73. 81.
    Episode 1: Pixar10/15/2015
    31:09

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