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SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 [Deal Structure, Demand] Notes on the acquisition process
Clearly it is better to be in high demand and have inbound interest. Moreover, some public companies insist that you don’t talk to employees until the deal is closed or almost closed. Some even go so far as to try to cut side deals with key employees to entice them to abandon the other employees and investors. startups
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NOVEMBER 24, 2010 [Deal Structure, Demand] The downside of high valuations
When we hear about high pre-money valuations for companies like Quora it can be tempting to demand higher valuations for your own company. When it comes to deal structuring, the higher you push the valuation, the more “protections investors will build in. 53% of deals had participating prefs. Valuations are high.
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FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [Deal Structure, Demand] Why Selling Your Company is Like Dancing With the Stars
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
Selling a middle market business is a complex and demanding
dance. While it may look simple, one misstep could easily cost a business owner millions of dollars or scuttle the deal
altogether. Like dancing, it may look simple, but you need assistance from a pro to maximize the value of your company, close the deal
and end up a winner. MORE >>
CRACKING THE CODE [Deal Structure, Demand] Cracking The Code: The Bessemer 10 laws of SaaS - Fall 2008.
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2008
Only after reaching $1M in CMRR should you consider hiring European sales and services execs behind customer demand
. Be prepared to cross the desert - SaaS requires R&D and sales expense up front for a multi-year stream of revenue, so it demands
enough investment capital to fund 4+ years of runway. Cracking The Code. Really. 30 AM. MORE >>
- [Deal Structure, Demand] Why Leave A Six Figure Corporate Job For Internet Entrepreneurship?
was trading real heavy hours for heavy dollars, and led a very mobile, demanding
and by choice, a pressure packed lifestyle. travelled all over the world wherever business deals
were happening, gained tremendous experience and exposure to the Corporate landscape, and learned invaluable life lessons in my career. understand numbers. MORE >>
GUST [Deal Structure, Demand] Knowledge Is Power: Convertible Note Financing Terms, Part IV
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
To account for scenarios in which the startup is acquired before it has a chance to complete a priced equity financing round, most term sheets and deal
documents contain a “ change in control ” provision. a) payable upon demand
as of the closing of such transaction; or. What happens to the outstanding convertible notes? MORE >>
DAVID TETEN [Deal Structure, Demand] Build Your Startup on a Vacant Domain Name
| MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
That’s why our portfolio company Plated.com decided to structure
a lease option – they offered the prior owner a small monthly lease fee for 1 year, with an option to buy at the end of the year. If we find the right partner, we can be flexible in deal structures
to best align everyone’s interests. us,nz etc. MORE >>
- [Deal Structure, Demand] Build Your Startup on a Vacant Domain Name DAVID TETEN | MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
- [Deal Structure, Demand] Looking for a job in VC WILL PRICE | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2006
- [Deal Structure, Demand] Deal Certainty ?The Fallacy of a New Market RECENT BUZZES - VC EXPERTS, INC. | MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
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