The Freedom Point

October 23, 2020 |  

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Construction

Getting Acquired Doesn't Have to Be a Blood Sport

Our show is all about maximizing your take from the sale of your business. We're about helping the seller outmaneuver the buyer to maximize the seller's take from an exit. We think it's a noble cause, but every once in a while, a guest reminds us that selling a business doesn't have to be so confrontational.

How A Patent Sways The Value Of Your Business

O’Neil-Dunne was able to patent his technology and create a competitive advantage by learning the “patois” of his industry. Here’s how.

Customer Satisfaction

How the Fine Print in an Acquisition Offer Can Leave You Penniless

Before the pandemic, fancy salad bars were popping up in major cities across the US, making the category one of the fastest-growing sectors of the restaurant industry. Despite their popularity in major cities, when Ana Chaud moved to Portland, Oregon, she was surprised to see a shortage of good salad options.

Financial Performance

How the Fine Print in an Acquisition Offer Can Leave You Penniless

Before the pandemic, fancy salad bars were popping up in major cities across the US, making the category one of the fastest-growing sectors of the restaurant industry. Despite their popularity in major cities, when Ana Chaud moved to Portland, Oregon, she was surprised to see a shortage of good salad options.

Growth Potential

The Backstory Behind Dream Water's $34.5M Exit

David Lekach started Dream Water; a natural sleep aid bottled in a 5 oz shot similar to the famous 5-Hour Energy Drink. Lekach built Dream Water up to almost $10 million in annual revenue before selling it to Harvest One, a cannabis company, for $34.5 million in cash and Harvest One stock.

Getting Acquired Doesn't Have to Be a Blood Sport

Our show is all about maximizing your take from the sale of your business. We're about helping the seller outmaneuver the buyer to maximize the seller's take from an exit. We think it's a noble cause, but every once in a while, a guest reminds us that selling a business doesn't have to be so confrontational.

How the Fine Print in an Acquisition Offer Can Leave You Penniless

Before the pandemic, fancy salad bars were popping up in major cities across the US, making the category one of the fastest-growing sectors of the restaurant industry. Despite their popularity in major cities, when Ana Chaud moved to Portland, Oregon, she was surprised to see a shortage of good salad options.

Health Care and Social Assistance

The Backstory Behind Dream Water's $34.5M Exit

David Lekach started Dream Water; a natural sleep aid bottled in a 5 oz shot similar to the famous 5-Hour Energy Drink. Lekach built Dream Water up to almost $10 million in annual revenue before selling it to Harvest One, a cannabis company, for $34.5 million in cash and Harvest One stock.

Manufacturing

Warren Buffett’s Advice On Creating A Valuable Business

Turning business down can be tough for an entrepreneur, but Mitch Durfee learned the hard way that saying ‘yes’ can lead to disaster.

Technology

Turning a $2M Business Into a 9-figure Windfall in 3 Years

When Matt Schmeltz and his partners acquired CloudCraze, it was a simple software application helping businesses that use Salesforce.com manage their customer relationships. CloudCraze generated $2 million in annual recurring revenue, but Schmeltz & Co. figured it could do much more.

This Grasshopper Learned Well

David Hauser’s Grasshopper is a masterclass in building a business to sell. With no venture funding and fewer than 40 staff, Grasshopper was acquired 12 years after its founding for $165 million in cash and $8.6 in Citrix stock.

The Switzerland Structure

Turning a $2M Business Into a 9-figure Windfall in 3 Years

When Matt Schmeltz and his partners acquired CloudCraze, it was a simple software application helping businesses that use Salesforce.com manage their customer relationships. CloudCraze generated $2 million in annual recurring revenue, but Schmeltz & Co. figured it could do much more.

Venture Capital

How the Fine Print in an Acquisition Offer Can Leave You Penniless

Before the pandemic, fancy salad bars were popping up in major cities across the US, making the category one of the fastest-growing sectors of the restaurant industry. Despite their popularity in major cities, when Ana Chaud moved to Portland, Oregon, she was surprised to see a shortage of good salad options.

Warren Buffett’s Advice On Creating A Valuable Business

Turning business down can be tough for an entrepreneur, but Mitch Durfee learned the hard way that saying ‘yes’ can lead to disaster.

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