Selling a Business

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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.
Ryan Himmel
3 Reasons It May Be Time to Sell Your Business
Selling a Business

3 Reasons It May Be Time to Sell Your Business

An inside look at the decision to move on.
Amanda Steinberg
Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

Mixing Business and Friendship? Read This First.

If you're going into business with a friend, make sure you're prepared.
Nina Kaufman
Maximize the Price of Your Business by Finding a Strategic Buyer
Selling a Business

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.
Doug and Polly White
Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid
Growth Strategies

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
Technology

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.
Nina Zipkin
How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014
Growth Strategies

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

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

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.
Jason Fell
BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart
Technology

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.
Benjamin Kabin
14 Early Startup Execs Who Missed Out on Making Millions
Technology

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
Finance

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.
Jay Turo
BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'
Technology

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.
Jason Fell