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Equity podcast: 2017’s top tech acquisitions and what’s in store for 2018

Hello and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s mission capital-focused podcast the place we unpack the numbers in the back of the headlines.

This week we took a glance again on the yr’s M&A marketplace, which introduced some large wins and some low lighting fixtures. Equity this week used to be Katie Roof, Alex Wilhelm, and Jamie Leigh, a spouse at Cooley, who joined us to move over the yr’s receipts.

What to appear for forward? Leigh discussed large field shops, Roof introduced up automakers, and we additionally kicked over the speculation of non-tech corporations purchasing smaller corporations that don’t seem to be simply ability performs. (Instead, this about investments in long-term efforts to construct in-house innovation as an alternative of stapling on a startup to at least one department or any other.)

Also: How many offers didn’t get completed in 2017 that were given with regards to being completed? More than you’ll have idea, and, in step with our visitor, that reality signifies that shall we see extra M&A in the primary quarter or two in 2018.

(All that and Intel-MobileEye got here up, Amazon-Whole Foods were given a point out, Target-Shipt were given a point out and extra!)

This is the second one, and ultimate 2017 wrap-up episode we’ve got for you. Starting subsequent week, it’s again to the common display! Catch you all subsequent week.

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