The Exits Newsletter Archive

The Exit Strategies Newsletter is for investors and entrepreneurs interested in selling companies sooner, for more money and with a higher probability of success. It aslo debunks popular myths about exits and exposes dirty secrets about the M&A industry.

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The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 1

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  • Why Every Company Should Have an Exit Strategy
  • Google Wants Even Earlier Exits than in "Early Exits"
  • Inc Magazine Selects Early Exits as "Best Books for Business Owners of 2009"
  • Angel Term Sheet Evolution

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 2

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  • Timing Your Exit - Don't Ride it Over the Top
  • Early Exits Workshop Videos from Silicon Valley ACA National Summit - Part 1
  • Exit Strategies Workshop in Vancouver November 4, 2010
  • VEF Event - Super Angels: The New New Thing - Vancouver September 21, 2010

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 3

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  • Business Valuation - What Will Your Company Sell For?
  • Early Exits Workshop Videos from Silicon Valley ACA National Summit - Part 2 - Exit Strategy
  • Exit Strategies Workshop in Vancouver November 4, 2010
  • VEF Event - Super Angels: The New New Thing - Vancouver September 21, 2010

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 4

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  • Early Exits Workshop Silicon Valley Parts 3 and 4
  • Bill Payne Presenting Early Exits Workshops - New York this week
  • I'm speaking about Early Exits in Boston next week
  • The Exit Coach Post
  • TED Talk
  • "Early Exits in Practice." on The Frank Peters Show

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 5

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  • How Early Can You Sell Your Business?
  • It's The Angels Time - Opening Keynote Angel Capital Association Summit San Francisco
  • Early Exits Overview - ACA New England Angel Education Series - Boston
  • Exit Strategies Workshop in Vancouver September 8, 2011

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 6

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  • Sub-Debt and Financing Structure to Maximize Value and Minimize Risk - Video
  • Book Review: "Built to Sell" by John Warrillow
  • Being an Entrepreneur in the 21st Century - Meetup Video

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 7

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New Video Series - National Angel Capital Association Summit - Austin, TX March 2012

  • Why Exits are So Hard to Learn - Part 1
  • New M&A Buyers and Our Sellers Market - Part 2
  • Exit Timing - Exits are Happening Earlier - Part 3
  • Waves of Consolidation - The CEO's Most Important Job - Part 4

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 8

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  • Only 25% of Saleable Companies Exit - How to Be Sure You Sell
  • The Psychology of Exits - How Sellers Defeat Themselves
  • Preparing to Sell a Company - First Steps in the Exit Process (Checklist)
  • Early Bird Registration - Exits Workshop November 27, 2012 in Vancouver

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 9

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  • Video Series from The Exit Strategies Workshop 2011
  • Part 1 - The Economy Has Changed
  • Part 2 - We Need More Exits
  • Part 3 - Every Company Needs an Exit Strategy

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 10

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  • More Videos from The Exit Strategies Workshop 2011
  • Part 4 - Types of Buyers
  • Part 5 - Public Buyers
  • Part 6 - Financing Strategy for Maximum Exit Value

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 11

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  • Business Valuation- What Will Your Company Sell For?
  • What is an M&A Advisor?
  • M&A Advisor Fees for Selling a Business

The Exit Strategies Newsletter - Issue 12

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  • Steve Lukas on 'Fear the Representations and Warranties'
  • Prentice Durbin on 'Legal Planning'