Here's what we learned from the Socialcam acquisition: Innovation wins, not numbers

Here's what we learned from the Socialcam acquisition: Innovation wins, not numbers

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New First off, I want to say that the $60M acquisition of Socialcam by Autodesk is a great move for both companies. I have been watching Autodesk for the past year or so, and it’s a company that is making bold moves, for sure. Regardless of some of the things that...
Here's what we learned from the Socialcam acquisition: Innovation wins, not numbers
                                   

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