Strategy

I’ve owned, improved, and sold hundreds of businesses successfully. Here are the 6 areas you should be focusing on if you want to sell your business at its maximum value.

Michelle Seiler Tucker is the founder and CEO of Seiler Tucker Incorporated, where she sells, owns, and improves various businesses. The following is an excerpt from her book, “EXIT RICH: The 6 P Method to Sell Your Business for Huge Profit.” In it, she shows small business owners and entrepreneurs […]
I’ve owned, improved, and sold hundreds of businesses successfully. Here are the 6 areas you should be focusing on if you want to sell your business at its maximum value.
Tech

14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out On Fortunes

Everyone loves a Silicon Valley success story: A handful of smart, driven young entrepreneurs gets together to work on a passion project, find an idea with real legs, and are rewarded with an lucrative “exit” of making it big or being purchased by one of the industry’s giants. While there […]
14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out On Fortunes
Strategy

INSTANT MBA: ‘You Have To Be Willing To Do What Other People Aren’t’

[credit provider=”Brian Miller”] Today’s advice comes from our interview with Brian Miller, COO  and President of AdviCoach, a business coaching and advisory services firm: “One of the reasons a lot of businesses fail is they underestimate what it takes to be successful. And people who are successful in business are willing to […]
INSTANT MBA: ‘You Have To Be Willing To Do What Other People Aren’t’
Strategy

What To Do If Your Boss Is A Moron

[credit provider=”imdb.com” url=”http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0386676/mediaindex?page=3″] Let’s face it, your boss might not be the most emotionally evolved mammal on the planet.Chances are you will have to deal with (or have already dealt with) a boss that is all too like the chicanery you see from Dunder Mifflin’s leadership team.
What To Do If Your Boss Is A Moron
Tech

Actually, ‘Soft Landings’ And ‘Acquihires’ Are Different

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMvLuUJFHYk&feature=player_embedded”] Most startups don’t have wildly successful exits.Lately, SVAngel’s David Lee says his firm has spent a good chunk of time helping entrepreneurs with soft landings and acquihires.
Actually, ‘Soft Landings’ And ‘Acquihires’ Are Different
Strategy

Exit Planning Strategies That Entrepreneurs Should Keep In Mind

[credit provider=”UPTRAIN via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/uptrain/3428589576/”] The founders of a small but growing tech company met with us to discuss positioning the company for acquisition, expecting a fairly painless process. After all, the company had a hot product and potential buyers had been abuzz for months. Unfortunately, when we sat down […]
Exit Planning Strategies That Entrepreneurs Should Keep In Mind
Tech

QUO-WHA? Answers.com Exits For $127 Million In Cash

Answers.com, one of the biggest question and answer sites on the web, is getting bought for $127 million in cash. (Here’s the release)The acquirer is “AFCV Holdings.” It seems that AFCV belongs to Summit Partners, a big technology private equity firm, and is rolling up plenty of websites.
QUO-WHA? Answers.com Exits For $127 Million In Cash
Strategy

Five Smart Exit Strategies

[credit provider=”UPTRAIN via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/uptrain/3428589576/”] If you startup is your dream, why would you want to think about an exit? It’s going to be so successful and so much fun that you don’t need to think about what comes after. Wrong. There are two very real and practical reasons why […]
Five Smart Exit Strategies