GitHub and Microsoft - Acquisition, Business Model, Strategy

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Article hbr.org

Why Microsoft Is Willing to Pay So Much for GitHub - Harvard - Harvard Business Review (2018)


Strategic factors are often more important than purely financial ones.

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Article a16z.com

Microsoft Buys GitHub for $7.5 Billion – Andreessen Horowitz - Andreessen Horowitz (2018)


Six years ago we invested an “eye-popping” $100 million into GitHub. This was not only a Series A investment and the first institutional money ever raised by the company, but it...

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Article natfriedman.github.io

Hello, GitHub | @natfriedman


The Octocat is out of the bag: GitHub is joining Microsoft and I will become the new CEO when the deal closes later this year. I’m confident that this change will be great for G...

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Article stratechery.com

The Cost of Developers – GitHub, Microsoft and Apple, a comparison - Stratechery - Stratechery by Ben Thompson (2018)


Microsoft paid a lot for GitHub, because it had to pay directly for access to developers. It doesn’t have the leverage of users the way that Apple does on the App Store.

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Article bloomberg.com

GitHub Billionaires Will Own More Microsoft Stock Than Its CEO - Bloomberg - Bloomberg.com


Patience has paid off for the founders of GitHub Inc. after Microsoft Corp. agreed to pay $7.5 billion for the coding platform.

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