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Why Selling A Startup For $20 Million Can Be Better Than Selling It For $200 Million

It sounds impressive when a founder sells a startup for tens of millions of dollars. But it sounds really impressive when a company sells it for hundreds of millions of dollars. As a founder, which option is better? For many, a smaller exit should be the desired outcome.

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Counterintuitive, right? Keep reading this interesting article. Together with EGS planning, we can help you make the right exit decisions.

Start-ups: How to get your exit strategy right

You’ll need to be clear on your exit strategy,’ says Cordrey. ‘That means being upfront about whether you intend to stay on and help take the business to the next level. And whether you want to take all of your cash off the table, or defer some of the payout.’

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Kind of an interesting case study here. Every exit plan is unique, and calls for expert guidance. it’s what we offer at EGS, starting with a courtesy consultation.

The Only 4 Exit Strategies for Business Owners – Which One is Yours?

Four simplified exit strategies for business owners explained with substantial clarity. Your business is going to need one or more of them.

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Beautifully oversimplified! This short video is almost an elevator pitch, designed to get you moving. EGS will keep it simple even when your situation is complex, as most are.

Passing your business on to your family FAQs | Business Law Donut

1. How far in advance should I start planning to pass the business on?

Most people find that it takes at least a couple of years to prepare. Although it is possible to pass a business on at short notice, it can take several years to handle activities such as training your successor effectively. The sooner you can discuss your plans with your advisers, the better.

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Here are 18 FAQ’s that will enlighten any firm contemplating a family succession exit plan. EGS has many more A’s for your Q’s.

Exit Strategies for a Family Business

A business exit must be custom fitted to your financial situation and your desires for management succession. The following are some possible strategies that you may want to consider — with the help of your professional advisors.

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You can tell this brief article was written by someone who has been around the block several times. Family exit strategies can be an emotional minefield. EGS knows how to defuse the mines.

This tech startup raises funding without ever planning to exit (but investors are guaranteed 5X when they exit)

Sharetribe, the Finnish software provider, just launched an unusual equity crowdfunding campaign and smashed their minimum target of €500k within the first 48 hours. Although the firm positions itself for the long haul, “Investors will still get their exit, though: we commit to buying back their shares for a price five times greater than the purchase price.”

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New business models pop up all the time time, then disappear without a wimper. Here’s one that has staying power, EGS thinks. Exits as a tactic? Yep.

Exit Strategies: 4 Roads To Letting Go

Do you want to sell 100 percent, take the money and run? Do you want to keep your hand in, help guide the firm during its transition? Do you want to retain an ownership percentage to supplement your retirement fund, make a loan to the buyers to provide an ongoing source of income?

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From the Franchising community comes this quick and easy article on exit possibilities. Although structured for franchisees, the insight is universal. Get customized insight beginning with a courtesy consultation at EGS.

Do you have a succession plan in place? London : Reddy Siddiqui

A succession plan, or any form of exit strategy will require careful planning. Besides the legal complexities, steps must be taken to ensure that you minimise the tax liabilities and maximise your financial gains.

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I found this content in Great Britain, and liked it immediately. These folks are tuned in to help London companies while EGS is ready to help across North America.

Entrepreneurs | UBS Investor Watch Says 41% Want to Cash Out in Next 5 Years

Today, nearly 60% of wealthy investors would consider starting a business of their own. At the same time, more than 40% of current business owners are preparing to exit. In this issue of UBS Investor Watch, “Who’s the boss?”we examine these two trends. Together, they will undoubtedly impact the face of business—and the wealth it creates—for years to come.

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UBS report also says too few owners are ready for an exit. EGS is ready to help you get there.

2017 Recorded Strong Venture Capital Exit Activity Across North America and Europe

Another strong year of exit activity was seen across the venture capital (VC) industry in 2017 with $67 billion exited across 1,265 deals, according to the 2017 PitchBook VC Liquidity Report.

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Exits for venture capitalists are NOT the same for the SMB. However, motivations are similar. Here’s an interesting report that showcases the thinking of venture specialists who are in it to exit wealthy… quickly. EGS can help get similar results at your personal speed limit.