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How Two Co-Founders Stopped One Thing To Change Everything

2019-03-07T17:52:41+00:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|

Rob Daly and Paul Duvall co-founded Stelligent in 2007, a company that provides automated processes for building, testing and releasing software through Amazon Web Services (AWS). In their own words, the first five years were ‘a slog’ with spotty revenue, short-term employees and two burnt out co-founders. They decided to make one simple – and profoundly [...]

Why Companies are Adopting Subscription Billing Models

2019-03-06T17:46:22+00:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Article|

Volvo recently announced they will make their cars available on a subscription model where consumers will pay one fixed fee per month for access to a car which includes insurance and maintenance. Everything from tooth brushes to flowers are now available with subscription billing. Could you offer some sort of recurring plan to your customers? Here [...]

How to Get One Million More from PwC

2019-02-28T18:19:22+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|

Can a small, 30 employee team make a successful transition to the corporate environment of one of the Big Four auditors (and stay on-board)? Find out  what happens post-sale on today’s candid episode. Ann Bennett was founder of Applied Information Services (AIS) – a first-of-its-kind, PC-based software company that processed K-1s (internal tax forms given to investors [...]

Transitions In Business quoted in latest edition of Finance & Commerce

2019-02-28T18:23:56+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Article|

Sam Thompson shares his expertise as a seasoned business broker in an article explaining why baby boomers are holding on to their businesses in the Feb 26, 2019 edition of the Finance & Commerce newspaper. Baby boomers put business sales on hold, brokers say By: William Morris February 25, 2019 4:58 pm 0 What happens to mom and pop [...]

Warren Buffett’s Advice On Creating A Valuable Business

2019-02-20T17:16:18+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|

Warren Buffett invests in companies with a “competitive moat” which he defines as a durable competitive advantage. Most founders start with a unique idea for their business which becomes diluted as the owner chases revenue at the expense of their original vision. Take Mitch Durfee for example. Durfee started Grunts Moves Junk, a junk removal and [...]

Fortune 500 Companies Helped This Founder Exit

2019-02-14T17:51:36+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|

We know consumers have shifted their eyes from televisions to mobile devices, so how are companies raising upwards of $28 million to capitalize on this evolution? For Mitchell Reichgut, co-founder of Value Exchange Advertising (VEA) company Jun Group, he helped create a service that has multi-national and luxury brands running to them to reach their target customers.  Jun [...]

What Every Buyer of a Small Business Should Know

2019-02-14T15:24:28+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Article, Buying a Business|

You’ve decided to buy a business.  Maybe this is your first acquisition, or maybe you are a serial small business owner.  If you’ve gone through this process before, you understand the drill. 90% of the buyers that decide to buy a business never follow through.  No wonder brokers and sellers are very thorough in their buyer [...]

Inside the Mind of a Private Equity Acquirer

2019-02-07T17:52:43+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|

If you’re looking to sell a small to mid-sized business these days, one of your bidders is likely to be a Private Equity Group (PEG). They have a ton of cash looking to buy well-run companies, but they probably won’t acquire all of your company. A PEG may buy most of your business and ask you to stay [...]

The Big Thing Holding Back Small Businesses

2019-02-07T17:14:26+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Article|

Small businesses stay small either by choice, or because they start chasing growth in the wrong places. When you strip away the layers, it all comes down to darts. Imagine a dart board with a bull’s eye and around it is a series of wider and wider circles. The bull’s eye is where the people just like [...]

How to Lose $200 Million

2019-01-31T18:57:03+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Podcast|

You’ll never know the ideal time to sell your company -- but in many cases, it's when someone's willing to buy it. Rand Fishkin, the bestselling author of Lost & Founder, learned this lesson the hard way when his company Moz received a $25 million dollar offer from HubSpot despite only expecting to do around $8 million [...]

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.