Selling a Business

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7 Questions for Your Investment Banker

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.

When to Kiss Your Startup Goodbye

Conventional wisdom says entrepreneurs should never give up. But after much reflection, I realized this was wrong.

When Selecting a Buyer for Your Business, Don't Just Consider Price

Many variables enter the equation for a successful sale of a company. These are the key factors to weigh before you accept an offer and hand over the keys.

Negotiate Like a Pro -- 7 Techniques When Selling Your Company

The high stakes make this type of transaction entirely unique. Know how to proceed wisely.

Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business

Do a thorough inventory of such things as the company's brand assets and messaging to assure the highest value upon a transition in ownership.

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

Would you simply give your business away instead of selling it for a profit?

Sell Losses at Your Failed Company for Cash. Take Full Advantage of Tax Credits.

You worked hard to build your business. Realize all the fruits of your labor when it comes time to file your return.

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

No matter what valuation method you choose, plan your exit strategy for your company far in advance.

4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it’s essential to understand the seller and the business.

3 Reasons It May Be Time to Sell Your Business

An inside look at the decision to move on.

Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

If you’re going into business with a friend, make sure you’re prepared.

Maximize the Price of Your Business by Finding a Strategic Buyer

Here are 3 steps to take to find a buyer that's right, and most profitable, for you.

Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid

Charter Communications hoped to purchase Time Warner Cable for $61.3 billion, or $132.50 a share, but the 'grossly inadequate' bid was rejected.

Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group

Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014

2014 looks like it's going to be a seller's market for small businesses, so here are five tips to help you know what you're worth.

This Is the 23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Just Turned Down $3 Billion From Facebook

We may never know why Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel turned down the mega-offer, but here's what we do know about him.

BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart

Unable to raise the necessary funds, investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings will invest only $1 billion as Thorsten Heins leaves the troubled tech company.

14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out on Making Millions

While many founders, executives and investors are raking in fortunes on their startups, these people have missed out big time.

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.

BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'

The struggling smartphone maker has formed a special committee to weigh the company's options in the wake of financial losses and shrinking market share.

Team That Landed $1 Million After Answering Branson Tweet Sells Company

The young founders who cosmically met Richard Branson and got him to make a nearly $1 million investment just sold their company. See what they plan to do next.

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