45 factors that can improve your businesses value

It is obvious that the more profitable your business is, the more value it has. However, there are many other factors that are taken into consideration when determining the value of your business. We have compiled fifty factors that can impact the value of your business [...]

Discounted Cash Flow

Discounted Cash Flow valuation is the core tool in valuing a company used by Investment Bankers and Equity Analysts. The cost approach to valuation fails to capture many of the intangible assets for small business whereby reputation, managerial expertise, and other items do not show up on the balance sheet [...]

Due Diligence

You are serious about selling your business. You want to do everything you can to ensure that the sale goes smoothly. What can you do to improve the chances and make the process go by smoothly [...]

Finding Venture Capital

Venture Capitalist are everywhere looking for sound investment opportunities, these are not people to fear, but make sure you are fully prepared to deal with a Venture Capitalist, here are some ways to grab their attention [...]

Hire An Attorney

Most people think hiring an attorney is only necessary when there is a problem. However, the best time to seek an attorney’s advice is when you are starting the process of selling your business, when you are thinking about buying or starting a business, and before there is ever a problem [...]

Hiring a CPA

Certified Public Accountants come in many forms. Some focus purely on doing taxes at the end of the year while others prepare financial statements, manage payroll, assist owners in preparing their businesses for sale, assist prospective buyers in obtaining loans to buy businesses, and much more [...]


You don’t have to search too long before finding material alleging that M&A destroy value. Ken Gorman GBB Senior Broker & Negotiator goes as far as to say that asking an investment bank to fairly value an acquisition target is like [...]

Over-Valuing your Business

It is never easy to emotionally detach yourself from matters that are very important to you, and your business is no exception. It is akin to evaluating your child as a neutral third party would; realistically, you cannot [...]

What Sellers Need To Consider

Due diligence is the process of investigating a business prior to purchasing it. When a buyer makes an offer on your business, there is a period of time that follows where he or she researches your business and further investigates the situation [...]