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Rumored $150 M. Deal Should Make Holidays Happy for NYC Startup Behance

I believe designers are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.

santa claus spending money christmas holiday Rumored $150 M. Deal Should Make Holidays Happy for NYC Startup BehanceBehance, the New York-based design-oriented community with more than 1 million members, is getting something in the neighborhood of $150 million to be acquired by Adobe Systems, a “well placed source” tells Om Malik.

Behance, which raised $6.5 million in a funding round led by Union Square Ventures earlier this year, said in a blog post that the company’s mission remained unchanged:

All too often, a company is purchased for its technology and is subsumed into a corporate headquarters, losing its identity and autonomy—and exchanging its mission for some new business objective. On the contrary, Behance is joining Adobe to advance our mission and shared vision with Adobe. Our place within Adobe ensures that Behance will remain in NYC, focus on our community, and continue building out the platform—open to all—with a certain set of tenets that we’ve held since day one.

Should be a happy new year.

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