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Prepping for Exit - a Founder’s Perspective on M&A - Issue #30

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Prepping for Exit - a Founder’s Perspective on M&A

Is it time to consider selling your startup? Looking for a founder’s perspective? Dave Parker is a five-time founder with >10 exits. This reading list is practical advice on prepping for exit, pricing and the process.

Wow! This post is kind of meta…

First off... congrats to Revue to being acquired by Twitter!
Twitter acquires email newsletter startup Revue - Business Insider
2021 is off to a hot start for M&A. There is a lot of capital sitting on the sidelines. For Private Equity it’s looking for revenue to acquire, for strategic buyers, it’s all about technology and product roadmap.
Fintech startups begin year with blistering fundraising pace | PitchBook
I've seen common themes from successful M&A journeys during my 20 years as a VC. Here are my top 10 lessons for companies looking to get acquired.
I’ve wrapped up writing my book and the upcoming launch (though I have to get into the studio to record the audio version). “Trajectory: Startup—Ideation to Product/Market Fit” includes the 14 revenue models used in tech and one of the emerging trends in increasing your companies enterprise value is looking at both your model and pricing.
Subscription-based pricing is dead: Smart SaaS companies are shifting to usage-based models – TechCrunch
If you’d like more info on my book, you can find it here at Amazon, or you can download the free excerpt of the 14 Revenue Models here:
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