Exit Strategy: Page 4

Starting a Business

Your 10-Year Exit Strategy

If you're looking toward retirement, plan ahead and sell when business is booming.

Money & Finance

What's Your Exit Strategy?

The right strategy will likely take care of itself at the appropriate time.

Starting a Business

Avoid These 7 Partnership Killers

Pitfalls abound when entrepreneurs decide to become partners. Know what they are ahead of time so you can set up guidelines that allow people to walk away if things go wrong.

Growing a Business

The End of a Business Partnership

Whether you're in the honeymoon phase or on the verge of divorce, these strategies will help your company survive the storms of business partnerships.

Business News

Finish Line

For VC-backed companies, M&A is usually how the story ends.

Growing a Business

Strategic Alliances

Two heads are better than one: Join forces with another company and watch your business take off.


Exit Strategies for Your Business

If you're thinking ahead to the day when you'll no longer run your business, think about these five exit strategies now so you'll be prepared for your future.

Starting a Business

What Not to Do

A seasoned entrepreneur reveals the 17 most common mistakes startups make and how to avoid them -- plus, the 5 things you <i>must</i> do to ensure success.

Money & Finance

Earn Your Way Out of Investments

The most popular form of a stock buy-back is an earn-out. Learn why it can be a good deal for both you and your investors.

Starting a Business

Deadly Sins

Sloth, greed, gluttony-we don't care what you do on your own time. But when it comes to the mortality of your start-up, you need to play by the rules.

Business News

When You Gotta Go

You don't want to leave your business, but will you be ready if you have to?

Starting a Business

Enticing Investors

Early-stage investors need to know how they'll get a return on their investment in your company, and IPOs aren't the answer.

Business News

Escape Hatch

Why now's the time to work on your business exit plan