5 things

5 Things You Need To Know When Selling A Business

You Really Don’t Matter! Buyers Know Which Employees They Will Keep  Even Good Debt May Catch Up to You Handshakes and Signatures May Do You In Your Business May Be Your Accountant’s Biggest Annuity Read more >> The 5 Things Entrepreneurs Must Know When Selling A Business – Forbes. Read also an earlier post >> Top 10 Mistakes …

runwaysuccess

The amount of money startups raise in their early rounds is inversely correlated with success

Companies that raise larger seed and Series A rounds are less successful than those that raise smaller rounds. However, the amount of money startups raise in their seed and Series A rounds is inversely correlated with success. It’s actually quite random. Read >> There is No Relationship Between Financial Runway and Startup Success.

earn outs

How Earn Outs Impact Your Exit

It’s all about YOUR RISK TOLERANCE and RISK SHARING. Most buyers today are reluctant to use ‘cash only’ as their preferred model for acquisitions. However, when buyers see the acquired business as a springboard for growth they prefers to keep the upside potential of the business in which case earn outs are not preferred. Sellers are usually reluctant to accept …

triage

New Word – Priage; Why it can save you a lot of pain.

Priage is the opposite of triage.  It’s what you do when you know you’re going to have a transitional event, but it just hasn’t happened yet… Getting ahead of a transitional event you know is going to happen…planning for how you’re going to handle the transition could be the difference between real pain and just …