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If you’re going into business with a friend, make sure you’re prepared.
April 23, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
Maximize the Price of Your Business by Finding a Strategic Buyer

Maximize the Price of Your Business by Finding a Strategic Buyer

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Here are 3 steps to take to find a buyer that's right, and most profitable, for you.
April 3, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid

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

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Charter Communications hoped to purchase Time Warner Cable for $61.3 billion, or $132.50 a share, but the 'grossly inadequate' bid was rejected.
January 14, 2014 in Business Management
Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New 'Conversations' Group

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

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Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.
January 13, 2014 in News and Trends
How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014

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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.
January 7, 2014 in Selling Your Biz
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

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Take all that cash? Nope. Entrepreneur Aaron Levie had bigger plans.
November 26, 2013 in Financing
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

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We may never know why Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel turned down the mega-offer, but here's what we do know about him.
November 14, 2013 in Apps & Software
BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart

BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart

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Unable to raise the necessary funds, investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings will invest only $1 billion as Thorsten Heins leaves the troubled tech company.
November 4, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: 14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out on Making Millions

14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out on Making Millions

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While many founders, executives and investors are raking in fortunes on their startups, these people have missed out big time.
October 12, 2013 in News and Trends
How to Choose The Right Investment Banker to Sell Your Business

How to Choose The Right Investment Banker to Sell Your Business

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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.
October 2, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'

BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'

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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.
August 12, 2013 in Mobile

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

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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.
July 24, 2013 in Starting a Business
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.
July 12, 2013 in News and Trends

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

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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.
May 30, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup

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

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The blogging platform's 26-year-old founder, David Karp, will stay on as chief executive.
May 20, 2013 in Success Stories

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

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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.
May 16, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Hewlett-Packard in Hot Water Again Over Botched Acquisition

Hewlett-Packard in Hot Water Again Over Botched Acquisition

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A new lawsuit by HP shareholders highlights the need to do due diligence when buying a company.
May 6, 2013 in News and Trends
Tech Startups That Turned Down $100 Million Buyout Offers

Tech Startups That Turned Down $100 Million Buyout Offers

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The smartest entrepreneurs know when their time is up.
May 4, 2013 in Leadership
Yahoo Acquires Teen Entrepreneur's News Gathering App, Summly

Yahoo Acquires Teen Entrepreneur's News Gathering App, Summly

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Summly to shut down but founder and his team expected to join Yahoo.
March 25, 2013 in Apps & Software
10 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business

10 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business

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Selling a business should never be a spur-of-the-moment decision. Here's what you need to think about to figure it out.
March 6, 2013 in Selling Your Biz
Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Business This Year

Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Business This Year

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Lots of businesses have changed hands in the past several years, but plenty of money is still sitting on the sidelines. How to make a good deal.
February 21, 2013 in Selling Your Biz
The Value of Creativity: Adobe Buys Portfolio Platform Behance

The Value of Creativity: Adobe Buys Portfolio Platform Behance

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Reports peg the sale price at around $150 million.
December 21, 2012 in Success Stories
10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Business

10 Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a Business

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Doing your due diligence before buying a company will earn you bargaining power and help you avoid unforeseen problems. Here's what you need to know.
December 19, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Selling Your Business? How to Get the Most for It

Selling Your Business? How to Get the Most for It

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Check out these five recommendations on making a graceful exit.
December 13, 2012 in Selling Your Biz

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