Appen, a crowdsourced data annotation startup, is acquiring rival Figure Eight for $175M in cash upfront and up to $125M more based on this year's performance (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)



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Appen, a crowdsourced data annotation startup, is acquiring rival Figure Eight for $175M in cash upfront and up to $125M more based on this year’s performance  —  Appen just announced that it’s acquiring Figure Eight in an all-cash deal that sees Appen paying $175 million upfront …