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A Deep Dive into Hexadite’s Founding, Growth, and Acquisition by Microsoft 

Yoav Leitersdorf just published a long read about Hexadite’s startup journey, from its founding three years ago to last week’s acquisition by Microsoft. It’s not often you get to see so much of a startup’s inside story.

Since we were there from the earliest days, we’d like to share some anecdotes and insights that show how special this team is. We also want to share this story so other entrepreneurs can see more of what goes on behind the scenes at a successful enterprise technology startup. Starting a company can be a long journey filled with challenges of all kinds. It helps to understand what is really happening, not just what gets written about in the news after a funding round or an acquisition closes.

Read the rest: A Deep Dive into Hexadite’s Founding, Growth, and Acquisition by Microsoft | Yoav Leitersdorf | Pulse | LinkedIn