A Summary of Current Trends in Canadian Mergers and Acquisitions - 2011

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With keen international interest in Canada's resource sector, the return of financial buyers, strategic investors looking to pursue acquisitions as a means of increasing earnings, and the recent uptick in Canadian "mega-deal" activity, there is no better time to discuss the M&A trends unfolding in 2011. While Canadian businesses are increasingly looking to expand outside North America, over 80% of Canadian outbound M&A in 2010 still involved U.S. HOSTILE DEALS.

Angel Investing is Where VC was 25 Years Ago

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There were surprisingly large contingents from South America and Europe. The graybeards at the ACA conference all agreed that a decade ago, there were only about 20 angel groups in North America. As I attended sessions, and had conversations, on everything from deal structures to term sheets and deal flow to exits, it occurred to me that I had been in similar conferences about 25 years ago.

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Cracking The Code: The Bessemer 10 laws of SaaS - Fall 2008.

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A simple example would be if Customer A signs a one-year deal at $10,000 per month, and Customer B signs a three-year deal at $5,000 per month. Consistently delivering a deal per month in this progression gives you a total of 78 months of cumulative recognized revenue.