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Palo Alto sees three big startup buys

Original post made on Mar 27, 2013

Palo Alto has seen three startup acquisitions over the past two weeks, and the collective cost of the buys may be over $120 million.

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Posted by gcoladon
a resident of Mountain View
on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:38 am

gcoladon is a registered user.

Wow! What an entrepreneurial place we live in.

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Posted by Jane
a resident of another community
on Mar 27, 2013 at 5:29 pm

Let's see...

Palo Alto taxpayers pay for all the infrastructural updates and repairs, live among ugly highrise buildings, deal with traffic congestion because the city keeps taking away a lane or two, at the same time, reduce public safety staffing and continue to gouge its taxpayers. All this, so that the city and some folks can say "Wow! What an entrepreneurial place we live in".


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Posted by Chris Zaharias
a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:16 am

TripAdvisor's HQ'd in Newton, MA, not PA, per both Wikipedia and Y! Finance:

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They do have a Bay Area office, in SF though. It's Tiny Post that's in PA. Congrats!

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Posted by John
a resident of Mountain View
on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:55 pm

gotta love Jane's comment-so true!
Regular working people are so defrauded--wow!

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