from the country of the blend: "acq-hire"

geoffrey nunberg nunberg at ISCHOOL.BERKELEY.EDU
Mon Aug 30 17:36:57 UTC 2010

>From the people who brought you "coopetition" and "intrapreneur":

Google (NSDQ: GOOG) continues to pick up talent—and to add to its tech ability to compete with Facebook—by acq-hiring.

EQAL ended up “acq-hiring” a small company that built social networks in Japan and Israel that was so stealthy it didn't have a name.

Brizzly CEO Shoots Down Foursquare Acq-Hire Speculation

Acq-hiring Hot Potato founder Justin Shaffer would be a great move for Mark Zuckerberg.

Geoff Nunberg

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