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    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement When I first moved to the Bay Area in 2004, I was instantly drawn to the startup ecosystem and, like many founders, I couldn't resist the urge to build something that would have an impact.
    At the time, I was running my own performance marketing agency and scheduling regular coffee meet-ups with friends and colleagues to run through other business ideas on the side.
    Each week for the better part of a year, you could find me at a Bay Area Starbucks bouncing ideas off of people to see what might stick. This was a humbling process, one that required persistence...
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  • A startup founded by ex-Apple employees will be acquired by Qualcomm for $1.4 billion

    A startup founded by ex-Apple employees will be acquired by Qualcomm for $1.4 billion

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Qualcomm will pay $1.4 billion for the two-year-old startup, Nuvia.
    Nuvia chips will be incorporated across Qualcomm's products including smartphones and next-generation laptops.
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    Qualcomm Technologies has announced it will acquire Nuvia, a two-year-old chip startup company established by former Apple executives, for $1.4 billion. The California-based chipmaker said Wednesday it plans to use Nuvia's technology in its flagship smartphones, next-generation laptops, auto components and other electronics gear. The...
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