Exit Strategies

A New Breed of Private Equity Investors Present More Exit Options Than Ever for Entrepreneurs

While traditional private equity investors invest three quarters of their capital in large companies, a new breed of investors are focusing on owner-led small businesses.

Atta Tarki

· 6 min read

5 Tools to Help You Exit Your Digital Business

Preparing your business for sale can be hard. These tools can help you.

Thomas Smale

· 5 min read

Maryam Mirnateghi

· 5 min read

3 Signs It's Time to Move on From Your Startup (and How to Get That Move Started)

You'd think you'd have your exit strategy planned 10 years in advance of a sale. Unfortunately, most founders don't.

Terry Lammers

· 7 min read

After the Exit Ramp: Preparing for a Smooth Reentry Into the Workforce

Technology moves fast and people who have left jobs to raise children may be left behind. But there are ways to catch up.

Sandy Mobley

· 6 min read

Your Startup Is Dying -- Now What?

At a certain point, your best move is to admit defeat and move on.

David Teten

· 3 min read

Why You Should Resist the Allure of an Early Exit

Startups that are ready to become global brands don't have to settle -- they simply need to put their own plans first and build the future they see for themselves.

Brady Fletcher

· 7 min read

The NYC Bagel Shop That Blew Up Thanks to 'Shark Tank' Just Got Acquired for $34 Million

Bantam Bagels won funding from Lori Greiner to expand its business to retail.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 2 min read

Even If You Don't Plan to IPO, You Should Run Your Business Like a Public Company

Any startup can learn from how Spotify, Dropbox and Uber prepared to go public.

Karen Dempsey

· 5 min read

They Were Acquired ... and Then the Buyer Went Bust

The apparel startup Richer Poorer thought it had found the perfect deal, but then everything went wrong.

Stephanie Schomer

· 1 min read

The Downside of Greed: 90 Percent of Nothing Is Nothing

If you focus on making a bigger pie, you don't have to worry about the size of your slice.

Keith Krach

· 4 min read