Discord IPO?: $10 Billion+ Acquisition Talks w/ Microsoft End ๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽฎ

Discord Acquisition:
The Wall Street Journal has reported that acquisition talks between Discord and Microsoft have ended. Discord, a communication platform popular in various gaming communities, has declined Microsoft’s reported $10 billion+ offer and will instead look towards an IPO or direct listing. Alex discusses if regulatory concerns may have played a part in curbing this deal and breaks down how Discord could’ve been an excellent addition to Microsoft’s gaming portfolio after the shuttering of Mixer, a video game live streaming competitor to Amazon’s Twitch.

This is an excerpt from episode 154 of Winner Take All. Watch the full episode here: youtu.be/t37P7DMwueI

Discord Ends Deal Talks With Microsoft: www.wsj.com/articles/discord-ends-deal-talks-with-microsoft-11618938806

Originally Aired: 04/22/21
#SocialMedia #DiscordIPO #Microsoft

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