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Due Diligence

Acquisitions involve a lot of communication and information exchange. To keep track of everything, you need a “data room” – a virtual folder where you and buyers, advisors, and anyone...

The nearer you are to closing an acquisition, the harder it becomes. Once the buzz of finding a buyer wears off, you’re left with a meandering and complicated path to...

Nothing derails an acquisition faster than legal. It’s the most critical aspect of a sale but often it's ugliest. Fail to understand the legal process of selling your company and...

Exit Planning

From Chess Master to Netflix EngineerWhy Michael Left Netflix to Buy a SaaS CompanyEvery SaaS Founder Needs an AudienceBuying a SaaS Company on Acquire.comHow to Get the Best Deal When...

When you first sit down to plan your acquisition, several things can happen. Your heart may sink as you learn of the complexity of the process. Or you might worry...

“How can I increase the value of my business?” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked this question. From Main Street business owners to SaaS founders to...

Getting Started

Should Your Startup Raise Funds Through Equity or Debt?How to Raise Capital from Venture Capitalists for Your StartupCommon Mistakes Founders Make When Pitching VCsWhat do VCs look for in Startups?The...

Today, the M&A landscape differs from what it was ten years ago. What if I told you that you live in probably the best era ever to sell an online...

This is the recap of the Acquire Seller Office Hour on June 24, 2022. Acquire Office Hours are our way of making time to help individuals answer specific situational questions...

Help & Advice

Sam found a buyer for his startup (Alignr) on Acquire.com in late 2022 after listing it for only three to four months on the marketplace. Sam is a serial entrepreneur...

What Is Churn?Why Is Churn Important?How to Calculate Your Churn Rate in 3 Easy StepsCustomer Churn Rate FormulaGross MRR Churn Rate FormulaNet MRR Churn Rate FormulaChurn Rate vs. Retention Rate...

1. How to Find the Perfect Cofounder for Your SaaS Startup2. How to Grow Your SaaS With Limited Funds3. How to Choose the Right SaaS Pricing Model4. How to Build...

Negotiations

Today, you might sell your startup without ever meeting the buyer in person. While this might make acquisitions easier, you and the buyer must work harder to establish trust. Don’t...

You’ve listed your business for sale on Acquire and within a few hours, your inbox has filled to the brim with buyer requests for more information. You’ve responded to a...

Selling an online business is a multi-step process. First is deciding to sell, which can be an emotional decision after you’ve poured your heart and soul into your startup. Acquire...

Valuations

How Do You Calculate the Value of Your Online Business?7 Ways to Calculate Your Company Valuation1. Multiple Valuation MethodHow to calculate seller discretionary earnings (SDE):How to calculate EBITDAWhich Valuation Multiple...

Welcome to the second Acquire Multiples Report for 2022. In this report, you’ll learn the multiples at which most startups got Acquired on Acquire between February and August 2022, split...

Valuing your startup is like waiting for the school report card after submitting your favorite science project. Only this time, you’ve labored for years, not a long weekend, and the...