Wonderist Agency Acquires Merger Labs

YoungUpstarts

Merger Labs, a full service digital marketing agency for middle market private equity and M&A professionals, is the first of its kind.The new firm’s success caught the attention of Wonderist Agency. In the News mergers & acquisitions

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6 Hurdles For Going Public Through A Reverse Merger

Startup Professionals Musings

Thus I’m getting more questions on new mechanisms, like crowd funding, or going public through the side door as a reverse merger. Reverse mergers may not get your startup on the Nasdaq. The reverse merger process itself doesn’t raise any capital.

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Is A Reverse Merger The Way To Fund Your Startup?

Startup Professionals Musings

Thus I’m getting more questions on new mechanisms, like crowd funding, and an old one long out of favor, the so-called “reverse merger.” Reverse mergers may not get your startup on the Nasdaq. The reverse merger process itself doesn’t raise any capital.

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Startups Need Mergers And Acquisitions For Growth

Startup Professionals Musings

This strategy is called “organic growth,” yet it alone may yield only a fraction of the potential you could achieve, unless you add the additional strategies of partnerships and M&A (mergers and acquisitions). Actively pursue mergers and acquisitions.

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Maintaining Company Protection During A Merger

YoungUpstarts

When a company is faced with a merger or acquisition situation, things can get a little hectic. With some hints and tips from a reputable resource such as Merger Technology , you can embrace the upcoming changes and work towards making the most of it, both for yourself and those you work with.

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Mergers And Acquisitions: 4 Tips To Escape The ‘Friend Zone’

YFS Magazine

Finance Grow acquisition business brokers merger mergers and acquisitions moneyEither way, you will have closure and have finally moved beyond the dreaded M&A friend zone.

Considering A Merger Or Acquisition? Vet Potential Investors In 3 Easy Steps

YFS Magazine

There are many horror stories in the startup space associated with failed mergers and the theft of intellectual property. Finance Grow investors mergers and acquisitions money

When Does a Private-to-Private Merger Make Sense?

Both Sides of the Table

I’m pretty on record as saying I don’t think many private-to-private tech mergers make sense. And that’s when a private-to-private merger works. They are often done from a position of weakness. Something in both companies isn’t working, which is why they come together. I often don’t believe in the therm M&A because in my experience mostly A works. But of course there are always exceptions.

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The inevitable merger of our species with machines

Start Up Blog

Continue reading → The post The inevitable merger of our species with machines appeared first on Steve Sammartino. It is said that we become the thing we are immersed in. I feel like we are starting to merge with the technology we have become so reliant on.

Dell Technologies Considers a Public Offering or Merger with VMware

SiliconHills

The post Dell Technologies Considers a Public Offering or Merger with VMware appeared first on SiliconHills. In 2013, Dell went private in a $24 billion buyout deal backed by Silver Lake and Michael Dell. Today, Dell Technologies filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission disclosing that the company’s board is considering taking the company public again with an initial public offering or by merging with VMWare. Normally, the company doesn’t […].

Grubhub and Seamless: Effecting The Elusive Private-Private Merger

abovethecrowd.com

As Benchmark is a large institutional investor in Grubhub, we were actively involved in the merger process, and we are quite excited about the potential of the two companies coming together. Some pretty high-profile mergers have fallen apart because of this issue.

Dell Technologies Completes its Merger with EMC Corp.

SiliconHills

And Dell gets the award for coolest aerial stunt to introduce a […] The post Dell Technologies Completes its Merger with EMC Corp. In a $60 billion deal, Dell Technologies Wednesday closed its acquisition of EMC Corp.

6 Challenges In Going Public Through The Backdoor

Startup Professionals Musings

Thus I’m getting more questions on new mechanisms, like crowd funding, or going public through the backdoor as a reverse merger. Reverse mergers may not get your startup on the Nasdaq. The reverse merger process itself doesn’t raise any capital.

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Techstars and UP Global Join Forces to Support the Entrepreneurial Journey

Feld Thoughts

The first Startup Weekend took place in Boulder in June 2007 and I’ve been on the UP Global board since it was formed by the merger of Startup Weekend and the Startup America Partnership. The merger of these two great organizations is a logical next step in the expansion of vibrant startup communities around the world. Investments entrepreneurs journey mergers startup community startup digest Startup Next startup week startup weekend Techstars up global

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Blindsided: Where Business Acquisitions Go Wrong

YFS Magazine

Grow Operations acquisition customer acquisition customer relationship management mergers and acquisitionsIt's easy to be blindsided by the future if you're always looking to the past for information. By the time a customer leaves, you've had months of failures but didn't realize it.

Selling Your Company? When To Say ‘No’ To An Acquisition

YFS Magazine

Exit Strategy Grow exit planning exit strategy mergers and acquisitions selling a businessWe knew if we could continue to double our sales, we could hold off, keep scaling the business, and in the end be in a much better place to sell. And we did just that.

Non-traditional exits: taking money off the table, startup-to-startup mergers, business processes, equity swapping

The Startup Toolkit

You can also exit via merger with another startup. Still, I’ve seen these mergers be a godsend for folks who were simply ready to do something different after running the same successful (but not yet ready to sell) startup for 8 or 10 years.

Insuring Directors And Officers Through M&A And IPO Events

YoungUpstarts

Corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and initial public offerings (IPO) bring necessary capital and resources to a growing company. by Jeff Van Gulick , Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines Practice Leader, HUB International.

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How Winning Startups Tackle Tough Growth Constraints

Startup Professionals Musings

But in my experience as a startup advisor, too many entrepreneurs get stuck there, and always find excuses for not really exploring mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and alliance alternatives. growth constraints mergers organic outsourcing

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Organic Growth Startups Won’t Scale Competitively

Startup Professionals Musings

Even mergers and acquisitions (M&A) came quickly. acquisitions business entrepreneur growth mergers organic growth

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Revenue Recognition’s Effect On M&A

YoungUpstarts

A company not ready for implementation, or unaware of the changes on their business, will not have the analysis ready to cast their revenue under the new guidance — which can delay the deal or negatively impact the merger price. by Jacqueline Pruscha, Audit Manager at Sensiba San Filippo.

Financing Acquisitions: Keys to Structuring the Deal And Obtaining The Funding

YoungUpstarts

by Kenneth H.

Congrats On Your Acquisition! Some Thoughts On Data Integration And More.

YoungUpstarts

Professionalisms business advice data integration data management mergers & acquisitions Ron FaithBy Ron Faith, president and CEO of Datacastle. Earlier this year, my company acquired another company’s assets. The process, if you’ve never been through it, can be quite exhilarating.

Virtual Data Rooms are not Just for Big Companies

The Startup Magazine

It is defined as an online repository of information for storing and distributing shared documents, and can be used during business transactions such as mergers and acquisitions and private equity and venture capital funding.

How To Preserve Your Company Culture After An Acquisition

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud Benoit Vialle company culture mergers & acquisitionsby Benoit Vialle, COO of NakedWines.com. Companies are bought and sold every day. Maybe the acquiring company is looking for a unique technology asset to round out its portfolio.

Accelerate Startup Growth by Looking Outside the Box

Startup Professionals Musings

This strategy is called “organic growth,” yet it alone may yield only a fraction of the potential you could achieve, unless you add the additional strategies of partnerships and M&A (mergers and acquisitions). Actively pursue mergers and acquisitions.

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How To Choose An M&A Advisor When You’re Selling Your ‘Baby’

YoungUpstarts

For a young entrepreneur, the mergers and acquisitions process can be exciting and potentially lucrative but it can also be the source of considerable stress. Professionalisms exit strategy Larry Fontillas M&A mergers & acquisitions selling your business

Proper Due Diligence: The “Other” List

YoungUpstarts

Make sure to find an attorney with experience in mergers and acquisitions. Al Fialkovich is the Managing Director at Transworld Business Advisors , a boutique merger and acquisition firm helping visionary entrepreneurs buy and sell companies.

Maximizing The Value Of Your e-Commerce Business

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud acquisition exit strategy Jock Purtle M&A mergers & acquisitions selling a businessby Jock Purtle , owner of M&A Consulting Firm and Digital Exits. Nowadays increasingly more of our business is happening online.

Think Buying a Business Isn’t for You? Think Again

The Startup Magazine

That same Italian restaurant would benefit from a merger with an olive oil business. Entrepreneurship Legal insight acquisition Crowdfunding merger transactionIt might not seem like it, but anyone can buy a business. If you know how to run a company, there’s no reason you can’t buy one.

Preparing For An Acquisition

YoungUpstarts

Professionalisms business acquisitions business advice Jeff Stark mergers & acquisitionsby Jeff Stark, Audit Partner at Sensiba San Filippo.

3 Ways to Grow Your Startup

The Startup Magazine

3 Mergers, Partnerships and Acquisitions. Entrepreneurship acquisition business loan Business plan Intellectual property mergerGetting your start-up through its initial phase of the business cycle is a tough challenge for small business owners.

Free Money | Supporting Entrepreneurial Non-Profits

VC Adventure

Mergers and Acquisitions PhilanthropyAt Pledge 1% our mission is to encourage entrepreneurs and companies to give back to their communities through the donation of equity, product, profit and time to non-profits.

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Top Tips For Selling Your Business

The Startup Magazine

Finance Startups Contract Infographic Investment merger negotiation transaction valuationNo matter how long or hard you’ve worked to grow your business, sometimes you have to step away.

Planning for the Future: Your Exit Strategy

Up and Running

Acquisition: The acquisition is often known as a “merger and acquisition.” An acquisition or merger does not have to happen on a big scale. Buying and Selling a Business acquisition exit strategy family business Family Succession IPO merger

April 4-Innovation in Private Company Liquidity-Online Merger Markets, Social Media, Secondary Markets, Non-US Markets, Private Equity, and the Disappearing IPO

David Teten

Daniel Confino, Founder, MergerID Is a qualified lawyer who has 30 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions with a strong international element.

The SRS 2012 Merger and Acquisition Terms Study: Comments on Key Findings

Pascal's View

My comments on the key findings from the Shareholder Representative Services 2012 M & A Deal Terms Study are in bold: Deal sizes: although the median deal size* rose slightly to $75 million in 2012 from $70 million in 2011, deals $50 million or less grew to 42% of deals in 2012, up from 33% in 2011. An increase in the percentage of smaller deals in and of themselves doesn’t tell us much.

Factors To Consider When Creating An Acquisition Strategy As A Tech Startup

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud acquisition strategy business growth Cameron Johnson mergers & acquisitionsby Cameron Johnson. The goal of most startup companies is to increase their market share and revenues. In reality this is not always an easy task.

Microsoft’s Purchase Of Minecraft Maker Mojang Shows Comitment To Building Cross-Platform Appeal

YoungUpstarts

Thinking Aloud acquisition Jack Narcotta mergers & acquisitions Microsoft Minecraft Mojang by Jack Narcotta, Devices Analyst at Technology Business Research. Microsoft’s $2.5

4 Rules of M&A for Startup Founders

K9 Ventures

K9 News Opinion Acquisitions CardMunch dealmaking exitround M&A Mergers tomio The following post was written by @TomioGeron for ExitRound based on an interview with me and was published on the ExitRound blog on January 9th, 2014.

How Large Corporations Can Learn From the Innovation Economy

David Teten

Florida Market Research Mergers & Acquisitions Presentations and Conferences Software Venture CapitalOne of the core functions of a VC is to identify the next generation of disruptive companies.

Startups Should Fuel Growth By Acquisitions

Startup Professionals Musings

Even mergers and acquisitions (M&A) came early. Tags: entrepreneur startup merger acquisition business

Circle Media Merges with S3i Media

Austin Startup

today announced its merger. The merger combines S3i Digital’s well-known sports marketing and technology expertise with Circle Media’s core competencies in big data, social commerce and marketing. Digital Circle Media merger S3i Digital and Circle Media, Inc.

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