Discord: the network Microsoft would buy for $ 10 billion
The multinational technology company Microsoft Corporation, apparently he would be offering $ 10 billion to acquire Discord, the messaging service specialized in video games.
This information was disclosed by the American financial advisory company ‘Bloomberg LP’.
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According to the North American portal, the company founded by Bill Gates is interested in the freewared instant messaging service offered by Discord.
Presumably, the growth figures, presented by the company TechCrunch, could encourage the acquisition: it went from 70 million active users in December 2019 to 140 million at the end of last year.
JUST IN: Microsoft is in talks to acquire Discord, a video-game chat community, for more than $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter https://t.co/dezH8WoEqo
— Bloomberg (@business) March 23, 2021
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Although talks are underway to purchase the company it’s still not sure at all and it is very likely that Discord go public.
This would benefit the current shareholders of this platform of ‘gamers’, because, according to the analysis portal CB Insights, the value of the company in December 2020 was $ 7 billion and its price is on the rise.
Discord went from 70 million active users in December 2019 to 140 million at the end of last year
It is not the first time that Microsoft has tried to expand its company within user communities.
Last year he tried to buy tiktok and Pinterest, but the result was unsuccessful,
The company that created Windows has acquired other virtual interaction societies such as LinkedIn y Github.
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