Dropbox has acquired Snapjoy, according to Snapjoy’s blog. Dropbox and Snapjoy are both YC alumni, with Dropbox from YC Summer ’07 and Snapjoy from Summer ’11. Snapjoy is an online photo gallery for importing, organizing, and adding context information to photos. Snapjoy’s blog post states the goal of the acquisition by Dropbox is a better user experience through […]
Dropbox has acquired Hackpad and Loom, two startups both from YC W12. Loom’s team will work on Dropbox Carousel, according to the announcement on Loom’s company blog. Hackpad will continue to be supported for both existing and new customers, as indicated in Hackpad’s announcement. These acquisitions are the third and fourth acquisitions of YC-funded startups by Dropbox, which itself has the highest […]
Sixty-one known companies funded by Y Combinator have exited through acquisition. That’s 11% of the 564 total companies. In my previous post, I stated the average lifespan of startups that get acquired is typically between 18 months to 24 months. Below is a complete list of the name and age of all 61 YC companies […]
Dropbox has acquired Orchestra, Inc., makers of Mailbox. The announced was made by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi on the Dropbox blog. The rumored purchasing price was between $50 million and $100 million, consisting of both cash and stock.