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How a Cold Email to Apple’s Tim Cook Led to an 8-Figure Windfall

2021-04-13T18:03:06+00:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Andrew Gazdecki created a mobile app called Bizness Apps and grew the business to over $7 million in revenue in just four years. Andrew shares how he sold his business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He explains the process he used to reference check his [...]

The Surprising Story Behind PetSmart’s Acquisition of AllPaws

2021-04-08T17:06:30+00:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Darrell Lerner, built a mobile app called AllPaws that allowed people to adopt pets. He built his app to over 1.5 million users and eventually sold to PetSmart," states Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "He shares the strategies he and his advisor used to engage his [...]

10 Things Most Celebrity Entrepreneurs Won’t Tell You About Building a Business

2021-03-31T13:20:42+00:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Podcast|

“Jim Estell started a business called ShipperBee in 2018. It is an innovative business to business courier service. He shares his story of how he decided to sell mainly due to his rising costs as a result of the pandemic," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. [...]

One Bold Move That Can Make Your Company More Valuable

2021-03-26T20:50:22+00:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

Henry Hyder-Smith and Steve Denner started UK-based Adestra in 2004. Adestra is a digital marketing software that helps big companies handle email campaigns, among other things. The company grew nicely. By 2016, it had around $9 million in revenue and a client list that featured some of the U.K.'s best companies. Hyder-Smith and Denner decided it [...]

A $30 Million Bird in Hand

2021-03-17T17:41:08+00:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Frank Cianciulli built Enunciate Conferencing to $15 million in sales. He was given a really good offer yet wasn’t sure if he should accept it. Then he lost a couple of customers and realized he could lose more customers and accepted the offer," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm [...]

The Story Behind Jason Flick’s $100 Million Sale to WarnerMedia

2021-03-09T20:42:48+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Jason Flick, co-founder of You.i TV, shares his strategy in selling to a major media company," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business.  "He also walks us through how he raised money to grow his company by partnering with private equity, a strategic company, and a venture [...]

How a Simple Strategy Led to a 35% Higher Valuation for Conversio

2021-03-04T16:19:54+00:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Podcast|

“Adii Pienaar, who owned an email marketing for retailers platform shares the process he went through in selling his business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of  M&A firm Transitions In Business.  "He approached multiple buyers and shares how he determined which buyers were serious and which were tire kickers.  He also [...]

How to Sell When Everything Is Broken

2021-02-24T18:33:15+00:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Cesar Quintero, founder of Fit2Go, a meal delivery service was enjoying a very successful business until COVID hit," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "His revenues dropped dramatically.  He shares how he grew his business and then was able to sell during COVID.  This story shows [...]

Reoccurring Revenue vs. Recurring Revenue

2021-02-17T18:43:34+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

“Mike Malatesta, founder of Advanced Waste Services, wasn’t planning on selling his business when a strategic buyer approached him.  The offer was too good to pass up so Mike decided to sell his business," shares Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "There are many excellent tips on [...]

6 Lessons From Selling Your Company to a Growth Equity Investor

2021-02-10T17:59:20+00:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: Podcast, Selling a Business|

"Jon Morris, founder of Rise Interactive, decided he wanted to move away from using his own funds to grow his business and instead bring on an investor. Jon shares his story that includes his eventual exit from his business," states Sam Thompson a Minneapolis business broker and the president of M&A firm Transitions In Business. "Many [...]

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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