Acquired Podcasting with David Rosenthal and Ben Gilbert

Acquisitions are part of the technology industry. A successful corporation will often have an “exit”, either going public or becoming acquired. And with each of these corporations, there is a set of stories that narrate the company from beginning to end. 

Acquired is a podcast that tells the stories of companies such as YouTube, Instagram, and PayPal. During each episode, the life of a company is explored from its beginning til the end. Media companies, chip companies, and software companies all take the center stage on various episodes.

David Rosenthal and Ben Gilbert are the hosts of Acquired, and they join today’s show to talk about the podcast they started, a few business stories, and the podcast industry itself.

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