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Business Advice: From Startup to Sale

Great startups may fail for any number of reasons. Perhaps the founders are great at certain critical functions but fall down on others. Perhaps funding is simply inadequate, though that too may be traced back to a lack of experience and expertise with respect to a specific area (in this case, the finance function). Regardless of the reason for failure, the fact is that it is very difficult to turn a product or service into a business is hard, often because the creative entrepreneur with the great idea does not have the same level of skill, training, experience, and passion in the other critical areas required to turn the idea into a successful company.

There are many decisions that are critical to the success of the business, some of which naturally fall outside the expertise of the entrepreneur. Direction around items like attracting and retaining key people, accounting and finance, and being able to negotiate various contracts can make or break a young company.

Webinars in this Series:

Episode #1: Turning an Idea Product into a Business

Produced on September 20, 2018

Episode #2: Negotiating a Commercial Lease

Produced on October 18, 2018

Episode #3: Roadmap to Selling a Business or Taking on Outside Investors

Produced on November 15, 2018

Episode #4: Roadmap to Growing Your Business by Acquisition

Produced on December 13, 2018