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Author: Nate Nead

The process of selling a business can become a psychological and emotional roller-coaster. The bumpiness of the ride is dependent on many independent factors including the preparedness of the business itself, the  effectiveness of the intermediary, the shrewdness and/or professionalism of the buyer and the...

We are now several years into the introduction of accredited investor equity crowdfunding. The results, failures and successes of this new form of financing could be considered the ultimate "mixed bag." Unfortunately, the stark differences between some of the nuanced structures of crowdfunding preclude anyone...

There are multiple levers that impact a firm's business valuation. The complete list is likely as exhaustive as any buyer due diligence checklist. Understanding how various levers impact a firm's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) multiple and ultimate valuation can play an...

How many targets “looks” are required before a buy-side mandate moves toward a closed deal? The answer to this question is dependent on many factors including industry sector, sector consolidation factors, the quality of the targets, preparedness of the targets and the preparedness and sophistication...

Business Analytics and Enterprise Software Publishing is a growing industry that provides products such as customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software systems and services like customer support and consulting to other businesses.[1] The industry boasts a size of $41.3 billion in...