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Google & Yahoo compete with VCs for deals

We've already mentioned this a couple of times, but here's the new development: Author and entrepreneur John Battelle, over in London, hears it from the horse's mouth. Google has even set up a fund to compete with VCs for early stage financing, according to the Yahoo panelist Battelle talks with.


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Interesting news, and makes total sense. Inspired me to write a post on the topic called "M&A as R&D." Here's the URL if interested in delving deeper:

http://thenetworkgarden.blogs.com/weblog/2005/11/ma_as_rd_google.html

Mark Sigal on November 19, 2005 1:35 AM
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Wait until Bill Gates jumps in! - Hoodia

Hoodia on November 24, 2005 6:48 PM
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