Tech acquisitions so far in 2012

Big Fish Eating Little Fish

Big fish eat little fish. It’s the way of the business world. Sometimes, it’s a welcomed meal for the “eaten” when a larger company gives them a lot of money to get their assets and often their people as well such as with Microsoft’s purchase of Yammer. For others, it’s not quite as welcome. In the case of Digg, the company passed on a deal worth $80 million in 2011 only to be scrapped for parts by 3 bigger fish for a total of $16 million (and that number is a bit generous).

This infographic by Resume Bear breaks down how the various feedings of 2012 have stacked up so far. Click to enlarge.

2012 Tech Acquisitions

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“Big Fish” image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Written by Lorie Wimble

Lorie is the "Liberal Voice" of Conservative Haven, a political blog, and has 2 astounding children. Find her on Google+ and Twitter.

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