Hungry Tech Giants

A data-driven visualisation highlighting 15 years of tech acquisitions leading up to Facebook's record-busting $19bn purchase of Whatsapp.

Contribution

  • research (finding acquisitions of top companies in tech, along with their dates and values)
  • data analysis (classifying acquired companies into industries)
  • raw visualisations

Results: over 3,000 social shares, featured on TechCrunch, FastCompany and Cult of Mac.

 

http://www.simplybusiness.co.uk/microsites/hungry-tech/