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I Gave My Business Away. Here Are 3 Reasons Why.

I Gave My Business Away. Here Are 3 Reasons Why.

Would you simply give your business away instead of selling it for a profit?
A Mindset Tune-Up for a Profitable Exit Strategy

A Mindset Tune-Up for a Profitable Exit Strategy

Some simple shifts in thinking can help you attract buyers and move toward a profitable deal.
Selling Your Business at Your Price

Selling Your Business at Your Price

No matter what valuation method you choose, plan your exit strategy for your company far in advance.
Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Utilizing a Revocable Living Trust can be an affordable way to ensure your business passes effectively to your family or loved ones upon your death.
The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette

The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette

The do's and don't of handling exit strategies and partnerships that have gone sour.
U.K. Dad Decides to Give Away His Startup

U.K. Dad Decides to Give Away His Startup

This entrepreneur isn't interested in selling his startup. His exit strategy is to simply give the business away.
Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years

Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years

Confidence among West Coast startup investors has reached a level not seen since 2007. For some VCs, though, the level of excitement is something to be cautious about.
How to Choose The Right Investment Banker to Sell Your Business

How to Choose The Right Investment Banker to Sell Your Business

Trusting someone to sell your business is no small matter. Here are three ways to make sure you're hiring the best person for the job.
10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan

10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan

Throw out everything you know about a business plan. These are the questions you need to ask to sell your idea to investors.
Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
Founders Fund's Geoff Lewis on Getting Acquired, on Your Terms

Founders Fund's Geoff Lewis on Getting Acquired, on Your Terms

Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr shines a lot on the elusive topic of planning an exit strategy.
Your Business Without You: 4 Steps to Finding Your Successor

Your Business Without You: 4 Steps to Finding Your Successor

What you need to do now to ensure leadership continuity in your business.
3 Reasons to Consider a Legal Exit Strategy

3 Reasons to Consider a Legal Exit Strategy

Attorney Nina Kaufman explains how an exit strategy can be useful if unexpected situations arise.
How to Properly Close Your Business

How to Properly Close Your Business

Remember to take care of these five things when if you have to go out of business.
Would You Sell Your Startup Right Now If I Gave You $600,000?

Would You Sell Your Startup Right Now If I Gave You $600,000?

Few business owners expect to get a fat buyout offer while their startup is still on the launch pad. Here's what one business owner did when confronted with an offer.
Could Your Business Survive Without You?

Could Your Business Survive Without You?

Seventy-five percent of small-business owners have no real succession plan -- a potential recipe for disaster. This entrepreneur's accidental fate tells a cautionary tale.
How to Sell Your Company -- And Not Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

How to Sell Your Company -- And Not Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

Consider these three tips to develop an exit strategy for your business.

Sell Your Company With Savvy

Are you coming off as too desperate to sell your company?
Plan Your Exit Strategy

Plan Your Exit Strategy

A guide to building an exit strategy into your business from the start.

Is Your Business Fit to be Sold?

Consider these 4 characteristics before putting your business on the market.

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