You need to be thinking about the exit from the very beginning. Start with the exit in mind. That doesn’t mean it is a main topic in staff meetings, or something you discuss with partners. It certainly doesn’t mean you … Continue reading
Why Amazon M&A Dropped 7x in 2016 – Conversation with Geekwire
Why did Amazon’s M&A activity drop 7x from 2015 to 2016? Geekwire’s Todd Bishop explores this topic in depth, with input from TechStrat. Click here for the full article.
The Questions Entrepreneurs are Asking: What is My Company Worth?
Over the past months we have heard several questions more than once. Here, we take a quick look at the second one on the list. What is my company worth? Let’s understand the context first. Process creates value. A buyer … Continue reading
The Questions Entrepreneurs are Asking: How to Build Value
Most of our clients are entrepreneurs. When they ask questions, we listen. Here are some of the recurring themes in our dialog over the last few months. Let’s explore the first one: Are there steps I can take now … Continue reading
Maximizing the Value of the M&A Process
The M&A process takes time and money. A Managing Director at Morgan Stanley said during analyst training: “The M&A process is like building a city in a month and then blowing it up.” He warned the new analysts that we … Continue reading