What to Say When a VC Asks About Your Company’s Valuation (Hint: Don’t Give Them a Number)

One of the hardest things about the fundraising process for entrepreneurs is that you’re trying to raise money from people who have “asymmetric information.” VC firms see thousands of deals and have a refined sense of how the market is valuing deals because they … Read More

Stock markets hit record highs – here are three reasons why

Goldilocks’ requirements for the perfect bowl of porridge are similar to the requirements of an attractive economy. Not too hot – growth busting out the lights raising fears about sustainability and rampant inflation. And not too cold – economic slowdowns … Read More

Avoid These Financing Mistakes That Kill Business Valuations

Having a well-financed business that doesn’t rely on bad sources of debt goes a long way to making a company attractive to buyers and ensuring that it fetches an attractive valuation. But, the choices that produce a good balance sheet … Read More

Walgreens Calls Off Deal to Buy Rite Aid

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid said on Thursday that they had called off their long-planned merger after antitrust authorities indicated they were not likely to approve the combination of two of the nation’s biggest drugstore chains. Instead, Rite Aid … Read More

Small business owners should get business valuations

Your local assessor’s office has a record of what your house is worth. The popular automotive Blue Book tells you what your car is worth. Articles in Consumer Reports and personal finance magazines provide the pricing data you need to … Read More

Valuations 101: 3 Ways To Multiply Your Company’s Worth By 8x

Building a successful business often entails late nights, long weekends at the office and other sacrifices that take you away from friends and family. So, when it comes time to sell, you’re going to want to get the highest price … Read More

Avoid misconceptions about business valuations

Business valuation services are helpful and often required for the purchase or sale of a business, estimating the value of a business for succession or retirement planning, determining values for gift or estate tax purposes or marital dissolution and to … Read More