All You Ever Wanted to Know About Acquisitions

Sellers

Selling your startup might be the last thing on your mind right now. I’m sure you’re busy enough just running your business, so why add acquisition planning to your to-do ...

Few could blame you for wanting to pay as little tax as possible on your acquisition. After all, you’ve invested years into building your startup to the point of exit. ...

What do you want from an acquisition?  For most founders, it’s three things: to sell quickly, easily, and for the highest price.  You might hold secondary goals such as finding ...

Buyers

What’s the number one thing stopping you from buying a business? Usually, it’s financing. Either you lack the cash in the bank or your bank won’t (or can’t) lend it ...

Before investing your hard-earned money, consider the potential returns. A 10 percent return in the stock market is usually considered good1, but on Acquire, it’s not unheard of to acquire ...

Think of the Letter of Intent (LOI) as a starting pistol. Once fired, the race to complete the acquisition as quickly and easily as possible begins. While not legally binding, ...

Hey founders and acquirers, The latest multiples report is here! I know you’ve been waiting a while for this, so thanks for your patience. (Not read our previous reports? Download them now.) ...

No question causes more controversy than, “How much is my startup worth?” You’ll find plenty of valuation methodologies to help you answer that question. We’ve written about most of them. ...

In May 2023, I got on a phone call with someone I met on Twitter to talk about no-code startups. Since its founding in 2021, 86 no-code businesses were sold ...

Most venture-backed startups fail.  It’s a well known fact, yet many venture-backed founders choose to burn out and ride their dying startups into the ground. Few realize they have options ...

Don’t Be Afraid to Make a Business that Others Are Doing, Just do it Better Working a nine-to-five can be a great launchpad for a successful SaaS application. Just ask ...

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Whoever said there’s no such thing as a free lunch clearly hadn’t been working in SaaS. Do some research and you’ll find at least 75% of SaaS companies offer a ...

Welcome to the second Acquire Multiples Report for 2022. In this report, you’ll learn the multiples at which most startups got Acquired on Acquire between February and August 2022, split ...

If you want to buy another business, don’t let a lack of capital hold you back. You’re unlikely to land that killer idea first time so serial entrepreneurship is your ...