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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
U.K. Dad Decides to Give Away His Startup
Leadership

U.K. Dad Decides to Give Away His Startup

This entrepreneur isn't interested in selling his startup. His exit strategy is to simply give the business away.
Jason Fell
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Time to Get Out? Why Now is a Good Time to Sell Your Business.
Growth Strategies

Time to Get Out? Why Now is a Good Time to Sell Your Business.

High stock prices, low interest rates and years of profitability make this year an attractive for an exit strategy.
Peter Lehrman
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
Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions
Growth Strategies

Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions

While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
Adam Toren
10 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business
Growth Strategies

10 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business

Selling a business should never be a spur-of-the-moment decision. Here's what you need to think about to figure it out.
Lisa Girard
Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Business This Year
Growth Strategies

Start Now to Prepare to Sell Your Business This Year

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.
Brad Sugars
Selling Your Business? How to Get the Most for It
Growth Strategies

Selling Your Business? How to Get the Most for It

Check out these five recommendations on making a graceful exit.
Catherine Clifford
4 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Business
Growth Strategies

4 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Business

Sales of small businesses rose in 2012 and are expected to increase in the new year. Here's what you should do to prepare to sell.
Brian Patrick Eha
How Instagram Went From Idea to $1 Billion in Less Than Two Years
Growth Strategies

How Instagram Went From Idea to $1 Billion in Less Than Two Years

Here's a quick history of the meteoric rise of the popular file-sharing app, which is being acquired by Facebook despite its absence of revenue.
Jason Fell
Selling Your Business? Serial 'Trep Gurbaksh Chahal Says Be Bought, Not Sold
Growth Strategies

Selling Your Business? Serial 'Trep Gurbaksh Chahal Says Be Bought, Not Sold

In this 'Trep Talk Extra, the young multimillionaire shares strategies on making your business attractive to a buyer.
Teri Evans
Instagram Founders Agree to Facebook Buyout
Growth Strategies

Instagram Founders Agree to Facebook Buyout

The popular photo sharing app will likely be acquired for $1 billion, reports say.
Jason Fell
Three Questions to Ask Potential Acquirers
Growth Strategies

Three Questions to Ask Potential Acquirers

Being well-informed about potential acquirers doesn't require a crystal ball, but it can help fund your future.
Do Entrepreneurs Make Their Own Luck -- Or Not?
Growth Strategies

Do Entrepreneurs Make Their Own Luck -- Or Not?

Some entrepreneurs find themselves in the right place at the right time. In business, as in anything, some people have all the luck.