John Maddox - Photo 2

Is Your Partnership A Ticking Time Bomb?

Play in New Window Read Show Notes
Share

John Maddox co-founded the digital agency Ten Fast Feet in the depths of the financial crisis. Despite his timing, Maddox was able to grow the business to $2.3 million in sales by 2013, when he got a call that would change his life forever.

Read more

Julie Cole headshot_2

A Brand That’s Built to Sell

Play in New Window Read Show Notes
Share

If you have ever put a label on a sippy cup, chances are Julie Cole’s company produced it. Cole and partners built Mabel’s Labels into a $10 million business before acquisition in early 2016. Cole and her partners were able to add hundreds of thousands of dollars to their sell price using this negotiation technique…

Read more

Natalie_Susi

Selling Your Company vs. Selling Your Product

Play in New Window Read Show Notes
Share

Natalie Susi got her product Bare Organic Mixers, low-cal cocktail mixers into over 300 bars and restaurants in southern California before she sold. To maximize her take, Susi had to decide whether she was selling her company or her product.

Read more

Aaron in Wanaka

$250K to $180M

Play in New Window Read Show Notes
Share

Aaron Houghton sold iContact in 2012 for $180 million. The first round of growth was financed by convertible debt, which Houghton recommends for its simplicity. Hear how he parlayed an initial investment of $250,000 into a $180 million exit.

Read more