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Kayak acquisition could spur new angel investment in region

Priceline.com Inc.’s $1.8 billion deal last week to buy the travel shopping site Kayak Software Corp. is the latest example of a tech behemoth gobbling up one of New England’s most promising companies.

Though these deals remove a marquee name from the local tech landscape, they also lay the foundation for a new wave of promising start-ups by investors and entrepreneurs flush with money and the success from selling their companies.

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