Uber and Airbnb are raiding public companies for talent. Has Google learned its lesson after Techtopus?


Mike Issac of the New York Times had a story yesterday that detailed yet another consequence of the growing herd of unicorns: Existing public tech companies are getting raided for talent by younger, hotter companies that can promise riches of an upcoming IPO.

Guess who is the most aggressive? That’s right! Uber. The company synonymous with the word “aggressive” (if we’re being euphemistic.)

And who’s getting the most hit? Google, which Issac says is particularly vulnerable given the shift it’s undergoing to Alphabet...

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