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Every company has a story. Acquired goes behind the scenes of the biggest tech IPOs and acquisitions of all time.
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4.9 stars from 603 ratings
Stumbling across this podcast has been the highlight of my week. I’ve binged a huge chunk of episodes and I absolutely love it. The hosts are incredibly smart and it is a real pleasure to learn what is making our modern world tick along at such a rapid pace. I highly recommend this to any young...Read full review »
9y9l955horror via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/14/19
Awesome listen
This podcast tell the story of all the fascinating details that a tech company goes through to reach its billion dollar IPO status. The stories are unbelievable and show how both luck and talent play a big role
Nick Matthyas via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/09/19
As someone who loves both history and technology there could not possible be a better podcast than Acquired. The stories on iconic companies you know are discussed at a detailed level with a tremendous amount of research that is woven deftly together to form great narratives. Ben and David have a...Read full review »
chillclimber via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/01/19
Recent Episodes
We’re joined by the legendary Nolan Bushnell, founder not only of Atari, but also the only person ever to hire Steve Jobs, the recipient of Sequoia Capital’s first-ever investment, and the creator of Chuck E. Cheese, the canonical GPS navigation arrow, and a little project that would go on to...
Published 10/15/19
Acquired dives into the history behind storied venture firm Sequoia Capital and its legendary founder, Don Valentine. Part 1 tells Don’s story, starting from humble beginnings born to uneducated parents in Yonkers, NY, through shaping the fabric of Silicon Valley first as head of Sales &...
Published 09/26/19
Special announcement: we're hosting a San Francisco meetup! It's been too long and and we can't wait to see many of you. It will be Wednesday, September 25 2019, exact time and location TBD but likely starting at 6pm. You can register at  The event is free, but...
Published 09/13/19
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