17Oct

The google and yahoo story

 

1998: YAHOO refused to acquire Google for 1M  

2002: YAHOO realized its mistake and offered 3B  

Google requested 5B  YAHOO refused.  

2008: Microsoft offered 50B to acquire YAHOO YAHOO rejected the offer 

2016: YAHOO has been acquired for 5B and the current value of Google is around 545B

Leadership can sometimes only be judged through the lens of the past. Though it seems like they were focused on their mission and believed in what they were doing, some times too much something good can be bad. 

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