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Articles tagged: Valuation

Trade Secrets

Trade Secret Misappropriation: Methods for Measuring Damages and Seeking Relief

Trade secret misappropriation is on the rise in the US. How does a business calculate damages in cases of trade secret theft?

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Online assets

The Importance of Valuing Your Online Business Assets for a Sale

Online business assets like your domain name, social media accounts and email lists provide additional value when selling your business.

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Art of Business Valuation

Business Valuation Is More Art Than Science

Business valuation professionals approach valuation methods with subjectivity, which requires special consideration when determining value.

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Terms in Business Transactions

Why You Shouldn’t Always Rely On “Market” Terms in Business Transactions

In business transactions, a deal attorney may describe certain contract terms as “market.” What does this mean, and should you agree to them?

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Risk-reward trade-off in venture capital

Risk-Reward Trade-Off: What 3 Venture Capital Investment Opportunities Teach Us

Three venture capital investment opportunities prove that VC offers a wide range of risks alongside potential rewards.

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Cash is king

Cash is King: Prepare Your Balance Sheet for a Business Sale

Buyers look for signs of healthy cash flow. Find ways to clean up your earnings and expenses as you prepare your balance sheet.

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Basics of convertible debt offerings

The Basics of Convertible Debt Offerings Under Title III

Title III convertible debt offerings allow for not-yet-profitable startups to secure funding without valuation disagreements. But what about the investors?

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An Intermediary to Lead the Process: Investment Banker or Business Broker?

The road to selling a business is winding. The right intermediary will guide you down the right path. Do you need a business broker or an investment banker?

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ceramics on wooden shelves, representing how to protect your personal assets

How to Protect Your Assets Now to Cover Your Ass(ets) for Later

Whether you own real estate or antique jewelry, knowing how to protect your assets will help you avoid costly disasters and increase appreciation.

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5 Management Responsibilities that Aid the Sales Process

Maintaining an honest dialogue with members of all management team positions during the negotiations can help lead to a successful outcome.

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