Technology and Your Line of Credit

In mid-March, Intel announced it was acquiring Mobileye, an Israeli company that makes sensors and cameras for driverless vehicles, with…

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Cyber-Security – The Time for M&A Is Now

In 2011, Stuxnet, a malicious computer worm, was released on Iran’s nuclear program. It was the first time a computer…

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Obamacare – Hot Potato or Hot Opportunity?

In mid-February, Humana announced it will pull out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, in 2018….

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Have Personal or Family Goals In 2016? Let’s Exceed Them

Many business owners assume that their only liquidity option is a partial or complete sale of equity in their company….

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It Takes Planning to Ride Off into the Sunset

Smooth transitions don’t occur all at once. If you have a certain vision for your future, like anything in life,…

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A Dealmaker’s Perspective: Middle-Market Transactions in a Global Economy

As someone who has worked on hundreds of transactions over the last 50 years, I find that business owners today…

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When to Sell: Good Times, Bad Times, Unsettled Times

Most business owners at some juncture consider monetizing all or part of their business. They spend many years building a…

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Timeless Communication Strategies for the Family-Owned Business

Family-owned businesses (not unlike some large families) often have a reputation for being complicated, dramatic, and in some cases, disastrous….

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This Key Element Is Vital for Success When Selling a Business

During my 30 years of both selling businesses I owned as a venture capitalist and representing business owners selling companies,…

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Selling Your Company: 10 Reasons Why It’s Not DIY

With so much at risk, making the sale of your company a do-it-yourself project could be a huge mistake. Selling…

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