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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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 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

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.
Why Box's Co-founder Turned Down a $550 Million Offer That Would Have Made Him 'Phenomenally Wealthy' At 26

Why Box's Co-founder Turned Down a $550 Million Offer That Would Have Made Him 'Phenomenally Wealthy' At 26

Take all that cash? Nope. Entrepreneur Aaron Levie had bigger plans.
This Is the 23-Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Just Turned Down $3 Billion From Facebook

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

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

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

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'

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.
Hulu Sale Called Off as Owners Try to Raise Extra Cash

Hulu Sale Called Off as Owners Try to Raise Extra Cash

Walt Disney, Twenty-First Century Fox and NBC Universal will keep their ownership stakes in the popular video streaming site.

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

When Underwood’s company got snapped up by Dropbox, he says the rush of money and attention has taken some getting used to. Here, the entrepreneur opens to YE’s Antonio Neves.
In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup

In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup

The blogging platform's 26-year-old founder, David Karp, will stay on as chief executive.

About.me's Tony Conrad on Starting Up and Making a Big Exit

YE's Antonio Neves sat down with the entrepreneur, who in 2010 after just four short days in business sold the personal-homepage site to AOL. Conrad talks about the blockbuster exit and why he decided to take About.me back.
Hewlett-Packard in Hot Water Again Over Botched Acquisition

Hewlett-Packard in Hot Water Again Over Botched Acquisition

A new lawsuit by HP shareholders highlights the need to do due diligence when buying a company.

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