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Prepping for Exit - a Founder’s Perspective on M&A - Issue #36

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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.

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How are Exit Valuations?
There seems to be no end to the appetite (for now) for deal flow and access to cash in transactions. SPACs have opened up the market for late-stage startups that have had previously limited access to the public market. Venture funding is red hot and Hedge Funds are moving down market.
What could possibly go wrong?
Here’s this weeks headlines for M&A
WSJ News Exclusive | Discord Ends Deal Talks With Microsoft
"I've never seen it this frenzied"
North American Startup Funding Was On Fire In Q1 – Crunchbase News
How hedge funds are leading the race to stake startups | PitchBook
1 big thing: 2021's expected earnings blowout begins
SPACs May Cast Wider Net As Competition For Targets Increases – Crunchbase News
In the Age of the Unicorn ... Unicorns are still Exceptional - Lexology
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