Hi, I’m Andrew Gazdecki. I’m an entrepreneur, mentor, and the founder of Acquire. Owning a profitable business is every entrepreneur’s dream. Once you smash that goal, it’s tempting to believe ...

You’ve read the statistic: 90% of startups fail. But what does it really mean? For one, it’s a slap in the face to all the founders grinding away on their ...

Every investment involves risk and SaaS acquisitions are no different.  Skip due diligence and you expose your flanks – you might as well toss a coin and hope for the ...

One of the first things buyers look at when evaluating startups is the asking price. Reasonable and justifiable asking prices will earn you serious buyer attention and potentially a deal. ...

A good brand story elevates you above the competition. While someone can copy your products or services, they can’t copy your brand. So tell stories that excite your customers and ...

Every startup is keenly aware of how much money it has, and, more importantly, how much money it doesn’t have. As a result, for most startups, the goal is to ...

When buying a business, it’s important to know what you want. The wrong acquisition can ruin your finances and reputation. So if you’re unsure of how to start, I recommend ...

With 500 Startups Accelerator’s new class introduction video and its notorious chant, you can’t help but wonder if the current system for funding startups is really the best route to ...

While selling is every founder’s dream, the acquisition process can be a nightmare. It’s long, tedious, and bureaucratic. It can even pull you away from running your business. And in ...

Finally – someone has offered to buy your startup. You’ve been waiting years for this moment. You feel euphoric, excited. Dreams of life post-acquisition flash through your mind. But then ...

Nothing quite takes the shine off an acquisition like due diligence. It’s long, tedious, and often stressful. After the elation of the offer, it’s like a bucket of cold water ...