Avnet buys Hackster

Tuesday 15 November 2016 | 12:47 CET | News
Avnet announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Hackster, an online community that helps users learn how to design, create and program internet-connected hardware. Based in San Francisco, Hackster has nearly 90 technology partners, and maintains 100 Hackster Live ambassadors that support a network consisting of close to 200,000 engineers, makers and hobbyists. This is the first step of a two-part transaction in which Avnet will acquire the remainder of the company in January 2017. No financial details of the takeover were disclosed.

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