List of US 2008 Web / Tech acquisitions

I’ve just found an interesting list of all the web and technology acquisitions that took place in 2008 and it makes interesting reading. Despite the long list of 106 acquisitions, there was a significant volume drop in the year.

Noticeably in the social network space, Bebo are there at $850m. In online advertising there was for $150m and in the software category, MySQL sold to Sun for $1b.

The full list can be seen at the PartnerUp website here.


About Aristos Peters
I work rest and play in the digital space, with particular interest in digital startup companies and their need for seed, angel and VC investment. As a NED, I have worked with several start-ups, taking them through funding rounds and also work on investment acceleration and business growth helping companies to become investment ready. Currently about to launch the startup fundraising app D RISK IT (

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