The first half of 2019 was dominated by mega-deals in enterprise software, with Salesforce scooping up Tableau for $15.7 billion and Google acquiring Looker for $2.6 billion. In conversations with Business Insider, several of Silicon Valley's biggest enterprise venture investors said they expected the blockbusters to continue in what they see as a boom-bust cycle for acquisition activity. Jerry Chen, a partner at Greylock, pointed to the unwieldy size of companies like Salesforce and Google...


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