The Inside Story of Petco’s Acquisition of Shark Tank-Featured PupBox

2021-07-27T18:53:22+00:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Ben and Ariel Zvaifler launched PupBox, a subscription box for new puppy owners that offered training guides, treats and toys. They eventually sold to Petco after being on Shark Tank and getting a deal with Robert Herjavic," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Buisness. "This story has [...]

Sweat Equity

2021-07-21T20:29:23+00:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

"Nick Huber started Storage Squad with his partner while still at Cornell. He shares his story of streamlining his business by asking employees to do less and specialize in what they do. This change brought tremendous growth," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He also has [...]

The Carve-Out Exit

2021-07-14T17:35:24+00:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Cary Moretti, founder of NewSportMedia, created a software application called LeagueStat," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He eventually connected with an acquirer that only wanted to buy his software and not the rest of his business that included professional services. This is an excellent podcast [...]

How One Founder Moved Her Multiple From 2 to 8 Times EBITDA

2021-07-07T21:28:16+00:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Kristin Kahle built Navigate HCR to a 40+ employee business before she decided to sell," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "She realized she needed to add a technology piece that nobody else could offer to set her business apart. She also shares three very important [...]

The Humble Yogi Sells His Business

2021-06-24T16:50:20+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Sebastian Johnston co-founded TheAmazeApp with three friends in 2014," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "They eventually sold to one of Europe’s largest fashion wholesalers. Sebastian’s story shares how he kept a poker face with the acquirer making sure not to share with them that they [...]

How to Turn a Distribution Company Into a Valuable Business

2021-06-16T17:32:28+00:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Eytan Wiener co-founded Quantum Networks and in a few months had a successful business with revenues near $30 million," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He realized his competition was fierce and his margins were thin.  His company then started to bundle their products. This provided [...]

The Bait & Switch

2021-06-10T19:25:30+00:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Carrie and Dave Kerpen owned Likeable Media for 15 years and decided to sell," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of the business brokerage firm Transitions In Business. "They received 6 offers. One of the offers was much more attractive then the other 5. As it turns out the buyers intent was [...]

The Turnaround

2021-05-27T18:03:56+00:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Mike Agugliaro, co-founder of Gold Medal Service, took a company that was struggling to hit $1M in sales to a $32M business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of Transitions In Business. "Their secret was hiring good advisors and ramping up their marketing and customer service. They eventually sold their business for [...]

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.
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