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Musk’s Takeover of Twitter Reminds Me of PE Tech M&A in 2003

With Some Important Twists

John Mecke
11 min readNov 2, 2022

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Elon Musk’s $44 Billion takeover of Twitter will be another radical shift for the software industry. In many way what has transpired in the past week reminds me of Private Equity Tech M&A in the early 2000s. There are some very important differences however. Will the X super app be the long-term savior of Twitter and…

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John Mecke

John has over 25 years of experience in leading product management and corporate development organizations for enterprise firms.