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What’s Lurking In Your Company’s ‘Attic’?

2018-12-12T17:13:30+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Imagine two homes on the same street with the same square footage, and the same interior - but one sells for double the price. What happened? The answer: one home had a Rembrandt in the attic - a hidden masterpiece, skyrocketing its value. If you think of your business as a home, what would be the Rembrandt in your [...]

A Small Giant Makes A Great Exit

2018-12-05T19:56:12+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Tyler Tringas was adamant on establishing his SaaS business without the help of external capital. He founded Storemapper—a business that provides small businesses with a platform to showcase the location of their products in store for curious consumers—in 2012. By 2017, Storemapper was seeing $50,000 in monthly recurring revenue. Ready to build his next business, Tringas [...]

The Surprising Way Companies Like Netflix and Amazon Conduct Market Research

2018-12-04T19:07:19+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Article|

Companies like Netflix, UrthBox, and Amazon are leveraging the subscription business model to discover what their customers want next. In a traditional business, the customer buys your product or service once, and it is up to you to try to convince them to buy again in the future. You often have no idea if they liked [...]

Built to Flip

2018-11-28T16:49:14+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Carl Allen is a U.K.-based turnaround artist. He buys relatively unloved businesses, makes them better, and sells them for a profit. When you’re in the turnaround game, you get a lot of weird phone calls, but none quite as odd as the one Allen received in 2013. A business owner had heard Allen was looking to [...]

4 Big Exits, 1 Smart Entrepreneur

2018-11-07T20:16:12+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Earlier this year, Steve Murch sold BigOven, a cooking app with over 13 million downloads and more than 4 million members, to Aisle Ahead, Inc., capping off an incredible run of successes: Former Chairman of the Board, Escapia, Inc. (, a leader in vacation rental software, sold to vacation rental leader HomeAway (NASDAQ:AWAY) in 2010 Director, [...]

Creating Sticky Customers

2018-11-06T13:53:28+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Article|

Repeat customers are the lifeblood of your business, but customers can be fickle. Here's how to make them sticky. In a traditional business, the customer buys your product or service once, and it is up to you to try to convince them to buy again in the future. However, in a subscription business, you have what [...]

How To Keep Competing Offers In Play

2018-11-05T21:14:51+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Keith Weigand founded DataNet Solutions in 1999. The company provided electronic medical records and prescription software for the non-profit healthcare industry in the United States. Over the course of 14 years, DataNet grew to a company with 10 employees, 3500 users, and almost $1 million in revenue. Facing a changing marketplace with the introduction of the [...]

Sam Thompson to Speak at M&A Source 2018 Fall Conference & Dealmakers Expo

2018-10-31T16:20:27+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Article|

The M&A Source Annual Fall Conference and Dealmakers Expo is set for Nov 4-7 in Charlotte, NC.   With over 200 M&A professionals, intermediaries, Private Equity Groups and Search Fund attendees expected to meet for four days of deal-making and education. The Sheraton downtown hotel in Charlotte, NC is a perfect host setting for M&A professionals involved in [...]

How Hawking Pool Chemicals On Subscription Led To An Offer From An Industry Giant

2018-10-25T18:21:20+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Mark Janes co-founded ConnectedYard in 2015. The company developed pHin, a sensor that monitors the water chemistry of your pool or hot tub and sends notifications to your smartphone when your chemicals are out of whack. Coupled with a subscription model that sold pre-packaged pool chemicals and maintenance services, ConnectedYard started to disrupt the pool and [...]

An 18-Month Roller Coaster Leads to a Rock-Bottom Sale

2018-10-18T17:34:48+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Diana House founded Tiny Devotions in 2009. This online, luxury yoga jewelry retailer was the first of its kind in North America. Fast forward to 2016 and the business was thriving with a successful e-commerce platform, 71% growth the previous year, and seven figures in revenue. But House’s attention had turned elsewhere, both personally and professionally. [...]

About Transitions in Business

Transitions In Business is an independent firm, servicing medium sized businesses and their respective buyers. Our vision is to effectively guide corporate ownership through the many obstacles of mergers and acquisitions by confidently offering a clear and honest partnership. Our process includes confidentially engaging and vetting qualified buyers that will maximize the transaction benefits for both the seller and the buyer of a business.