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Tech's 2020: The Biggest Funding, Mergers and Acquisitions

The coronavirus pandemic didn't slow the number of tech companies pursuing the public market, though some that did went through an unconventional manner: SPACs. Take a look at some of the notable firms to either raise private funds, get acquired, or issued a public offering in 2020.

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Tech's 2020: The Biggest Funding, Mergers and Acquisitions

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    These Are The Tech Companies That Went Public in A Blockbuster 2020

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    Salesforce buys Slack in a $27.7B megadeal

    Salesforce buys Slack in a $27.7B megadeal

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    TechCrunch - Ron Miller

    Salesforce, the CRM powerhouse that recently surpassed $20 billion in annual revenue, announced today it is wading deeper into enterprise social by acquiring Slack in a $27.7 billion megadeal. Rumors of a pending deal surfaced last week, causing Slack’s stock price to spike. Salesforce co-founder …

    Microsoft acquires Bethesda Softworks in $7.5B deal

    Microsoft acquires Bethesda Softworks in $7.5B deal

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    Polygon - Nicole Carpenter

    Microsoft has acquired ZeniMax Media and publisher Bethesda Softworks, the company announced Monday. Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, published a letter on Xbox Wire, welcoming the The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein, Doom, Dishonored, and Quake franchises, as well as Starfield and more, to Microsoft. …

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