Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal

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Every company has a story. Acquired goes behind the scenes of the biggest tech IPOs and acquisitions of all time.

1:16:43 | Jun 27th

Why people are paying $30 (and investing $33m!) for faster email

1:37:56 | Apr 24th

In the second episode of our APLUSS(Z!) IPO saga, we dive into the history behind the planet’s largest non-social social network, Pinterest. From The Pirates of Silicon Valley to the bloggers of Salt Lake City, the creation story behind this “product...Show More
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1:49:31 | Dec 17th, 2018

We close out Season 3 and our China mini-series with a monster episode on Tencent, the Shenzhen-based social networking and entertainment powerhouse. We dive deep into the story of Pony Ma and his cofounders’ incredible journey from making software f...Show More

1:45:55 | Sep 26th

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 S...Show More
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