Category: Virtual Companies

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...

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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...

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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 ...

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Virtual Company Exits Sell for More  Presentation to Discover Tectoria, a Showcase of Greater Victoria’s #1 Sector February 27, 2020. Virtual companies sell for more money in an exit transaction than conventional bricks and mortar companies.  They are more agile so respond quickly and effectively to new opportunities. Virtual companies work solely online so they can hire the best talent worldwide.  Workers are delighted...

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Virtual Companies are More Valuable Presentation to the UBC Sauder School of Business January 20, 2020. Virtual companies attract higher valuation in an exit transaction than comparable bricks and mortar companies.  It may seem counter-intuitive.  A virtual company only exists online. Employees communicate online from wherever in the world they happen to be. How can a company with no physical head office, and few fixed ...

Virtual Companies

Traditional businesses struggle to deal with technological advances, which is why virtual companies are worth more in a technology company exit. Strategic Exits noticed a few years ago that is was easier to sell a virtual company (with no head office, few physical assets and a lot of flexibility) than a conventional bricks and mortar company, and that they were worth more in a technology company exit. Virtual companies are a vangua...