Exit Strategies

News and Articles About Exit Strategies

What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors
Startup Funding

What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors

Since the end of the Internet 1.0 boom in 2001, the time to exit for the average venture-capital-backed company has more than doubled.
Scott Shane
Don't Regret Selling Your Internet Business
Selling a Business

Don't Regret Selling Your Internet Business

Taxes, a better plan and an exit strategy. Think about these things before handing over the keys.
Mark Daoust
How to Make a Lucrative Business Exit From 5 Entrepreneurs Who've Done It
Exit Strategies

How to Make a Lucrative Business Exit From 5 Entrepreneurs Who've Done It

Long before you are ready to sell is the right time to begin getting the business ready to sell.
Thomas Smale
An 'Acquisition Aficionado' Offers 3 Tips on When to Cash Out vs. Double Down
Acquisitions

An 'Acquisition Aficionado' Offers 3 Tips on When to Cash Out vs. Double Down

Should you acquire or be acquired? To decide, first know thyself.
Jeff Margolis
The High Costs of Your Exit Strategy
Small Business - Big Impact

The High Costs of Your Exit Strategy

Whether it's a divorce or an M&A transaction, divesting can have lasting effects
Steph Wagner
3 Ways to Get Big Spenders to Acquire Your Startup
Acquisitions

3 Ways to Get Big Spenders to Acquire Your Startup

To get the exit your startup deserves, expand your definition of your ideal buyer and understand what makes you the perfect catch, so you'll know where to invest your time, money and attention.
Steve Little
Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan
Succession Planning

Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan

Will you be leaving control of your company to family or your employees? Or will you just sell it to an interested party?
Stephen Sheinbaum
The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business
Selling a Business

The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business

Educating yourself on each buyer type is one of the first steps in beginning to plan the sale of your company.
Peter Lehrman
Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business
Selling a Business

Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business

Incredible opportunity, both personal and professional, can come from a sale. But you've also got to be prepared for what lies ahead.
Nellie Akalp
Why You Need an Exit Strategy for Your Business
Small Business - Big Impact

Why You Need an Exit Strategy for Your Business

It turns out, without a detailed exit strategy, I have been working harder, not smarter, with no real plan for the end.
Deborah Mitchell
3 Reasons You Should Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

3 Reasons You Should Sell Your Business

Owners who ponder over selling their business do not always do so out of financial desperation or trouble but usually because they are looking for the next opportunity.
Pamela Wasley
5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur

As a business owner, you are singularly responsible for making all the decisions.
Jayson DeMers
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Ready To Launch

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You
Small Business - Big Impact

9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You

A millionaire who retired at 27 shares his tips to setting up your company to run under a leader of your choice.
Brenton Hayden