Insights articles

Lessons from both sides of the M&A negotiation table

Ben Jacobs, co-founder and former CEO of Whistle, now Head of Ventures at Mars Petcare, has been on both sides of the M&A negotiation table. Here he shares the story behind Whistle, his pet activity company (acquired by Mars Petcare), along with his best advice for both potential buyers and potential acquisition targets.

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

10 years and 14 languages later

Babbel recently turned ten years old. We sat down with co-founders Markus Witte and Thomas Holl in Berlin to talk about Babbel ten years from now, what being a learning company means and why building a diverse team is top of mind for the founders.

– Annika Sjöberg, NGP Capital

Advancing the connected world

The connected world is a new technology era with the potential to transform industries, augment our intelligence, and automate many of our daily routines.

– Paul Asel, NGP Capital