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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed lifestyles, work styles, socializing, the economy and upset the way we live.  It has accelerated the trend to remote work and virtual (all-remote) companies. To date, only Strategic Exits has researched the impact on tech company exit transactions from the trend to virtual companies. In this presentation we demonstrate the financial advantages that virtual companies hold over their bricks-and-mortar competitors...

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Virtual (all-remote) tech companies sell for more money in an exit transaction than conventional bricks and mortar tech companies.  Their founders also retain more of the proceeds.  Strategic Exits Corp., our boutique investment bank, noticed this trend beginning a few years ago.  It seemed strange to us that a company with no physical head office and everyone working online when and where they wanted co...

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This second video presents the decision Genesis made to focus on robotics and align their investors around an IP Company Exit. Genesis raised $28m in financing from angel investors on the basis that this would be an early exit.

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Online presentation to the Vancouver Startup Week (VSW) 2020 | September 28, 2020 | Virtual (all-remote) companies sell for more money when the company exits compared to conventional bricks & mortar technology companies.   And virtual company founders take home more of the proceeds.  It may seem counter-intuitive that a company that exists only online with everyone working remotely could be worth more than a comparable bricks & mortar...

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Online presentation to the TechDays - NY   November 18, 2020 Virtual (or all-remote) companies perform better than their bricks-and-mortar comparables.  They have many advantages, including lower facility and admin costs which make them more profitable and able to grow faster.  They can attract the best worldwide talent because there are no geographic barriers in the virtual world, workers have a flexible life/work balance, and they like to wor...

IP vs Revenue Companies

Genesis Robotics set a world record, for a pre-revenue hardware company exit. This introductory video outlines the inception of Genesis Robotics and its path to the National Angel Capital Organization 2018 Exit of the Year. Formed in 2015, Genesis Robotics creates motors and other mechanical innovations that will change how robots and machines are built and move. Genesis raised $30 Million over four investment rounds before exiting. The company ...

Virtual Companies

Virtual Companies Sell for More Money (and the Founders Keep More of It)  Online presentation to the Keiretsu Forum Northwest Chapter June 16, 2020. Virtual companies (where there is no physical head office and everyone works online) are worth more money when the company exits, compared to conventional bricks & mortar companies.  Virtual company founders take home more of the proceeds. HIGHL...

Virtual Companies

Virtual Companies Sell for More Money (and the Founders Keep More of It) | Online presentation to the AngelForum June 18, 2020. | The founders of virtual companies (where there is no physical head office and everyone works online) take home more of the proceeds when the company exits, compared to conventional bricks & mortar companies. That's because virtual companies are leaner and need less money to grow, which means t...

Virtual Companies

COVID-19 is forcing companies to do remote work. The emerging virtual company will disrupt traditional rival businesses. Strategic Exits has been saying for a while that virtual companies (those with no physical head office and everyone working remotely online) provide greater returns to their founders in a technology company exit than comparable bricks and mortar companies. COVID-19 may be the tipping point that accelerates the t...

Virtual Companies

Strategic Exits observed that virtual companies, ones with no physical presence where every employee works and communicates online, are attracting higher prices in the acquisition market. Few people noticed the slow emergence of these new companies.  This is surprising because virtual companies have significant advantages over their bricks and mortar competitors. Virtual companies are resilient.  With everyone working apart, no one can spread a ...