You have acquisition interest – now what?

Through Techstars, my other investments or just at random, I’m often approached by entrepreneurs who want advice on what to do when a potential acquirer first brings up the idea of buying their company. Often, the company being targeted for acquisition is “up and coming” and is very early stage. For that reason, the entrepreneurs …

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file under: Ask-The-Angel, SpringStage, Startups

Look beyond the valuation

I received this question today via email: … I am a young entrepreneur… I am currently involved in a… start up… We are currently in the process of raising a friends and family round of funding, and right now we are struggling with the valuation. I am looking at the Techstars framework (a $300,000 post-money, …

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file under: Ask-The-Angel, Blog, Venture Capital