Tag: mergers-acquisitions

  • The end of Airplane.dev

    I worked at Airplane, an internal tooling startup, for nearly two years. Earlier this year, it was announced that the company was being acquired by Airtable and that the product would be shut down. In this blog post, I want to explain what happened from my perspective as a former employee. (Read more)
  • How tech acquisitions work

    In an earlier post, I listed out signs that your employer is about to be acquired. In this one, I want to talk about how the tech acquisition process works from end-to-end, based on my personal experiences. (Read more)
  • Signs you're about to be acquired

    Over the course of my tech career thus far, I've been through two acquisitions. In each case, I was just a normal employee without any special inside knowledge, and found out only a few days before the deals were publicly announced. In retrospect, however, there were some clear signs in the weeks leading up to the announcements that something unusual was going on. (Read more)