SELLING YOUR COMPANY? 3 TIPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

by Scott Edward Walker on May 22nd, 2015

One hundred dollar notes are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul January 9, 2013. Japan's drive to weaken the yen poses a threat to big South Korean exporters such as Hyundai Motor, but Koreans may benefit as the new president aims to shift policy away from supporting big exporting conglomerates. The yen's tumbling by some 10 percent to the dollar in the December quarter at a time when the won has been on the rise sent the shares of big exporters falling and raised concerns among the policymakers in Seoul. Picture taken January 9, 2013.  To match Analysis KOREA-CURRENCY/  REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTR3CGGO

Last week, my client closed the sale of his company for approximately $65 million.  Like most M&A transactions, it was a difficult and tricky ordeal.  Indeed, we started the sales process nearly two years ago — so when the wire hit, he was a happy man.  He even sent me a very gracious email:

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Walker Twitter Highlights: April 20th – May 17th

by Scott Edward Walker on May 18th, 2015

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets for the past four weeks (three of which are Quora-related).  Cheers, Scott

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“He Loved the American Dream With a Vengeance” (via Jay Z)

by Scott Edward Walker on May 17th, 2015

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

 

“If You Don’t Really Love It, You’re Gonna Give-up” (via Steve Jobs)

by Scott Edward Walker on May 10th, 2015

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Words of Wisdom from Dave McClure

by Scott Edward Walker on May 2nd, 2015

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Walker Twitter Highlights: March 30th – April 19th

by Scott Edward Walker on April 20th, 2015

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets for the past three weeeks.  Cheers, Scott

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “There’s Something In You That Is Great”

by Scott Edward Walker on April 18th, 2015

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.” Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs. Why? Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward. I hope these videos are a little juice. Cheers, Scott

Motivational Clip: “I Am the Kind of Person Who Doesn’t Listen to My Naysayers”

by Scott Edward Walker on April 4th, 2015

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Walker Twitter Highlights: March 2nd – 29th

by Scott Edward Walker on March 30th, 2015

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets for the past four weeks (three of which are Quora-related).  Cheers, Scott

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Words of Wisdom from Jeff Hoffman

by Scott Edward Walker on March 28th, 2015

Jeff Hoffman

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“There’s No Reason To Have a Plan B Because It Distracts From Plan A”

by Scott Edward Walker on March 21st, 2015

Welcome to our series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

More Words of Wisdom from Mark Zuckerberg

by Scott Edward Walker on March 17th, 2015

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “You Have Absolutely No Limitations…”

by Scott Edward Walker on March 9th, 2015

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Walker Twitter Highlights: February 9th – March 1st

by Scott Edward Walker on March 1st, 2015

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets for the past three weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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More Words of Wisdom from Steve Jobs

by Scott Edward Walker on February 27th, 2015

Steve Jobs

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “Each Person Invented Himself”

by Scott Edward Walker on February 21st, 2015

Welcome to our series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

More Words of Wisdom from Jack Dorsey

by Scott Edward Walker on February 16th, 2015

Jack Dorsey

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Walker Twitter Highlights: January 20th – February 8th

by Scott Edward Walker on February 9th, 2015

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets for the past three weeks.  Cheers, Scott

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“It’s a Mindset…You Can Do Anything You Put Your Mind To”

by Scott Edward Walker on February 7th, 2015

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “You Did Everything You Could” (via Tom Brady)

by Scott Edward Walker on January 31st, 2015

Welcome to our series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, iterating on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Words of Wisdom from Naval Ravikant

by Scott Edward Walker on January 25th, 2015

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Walker Twitter Highlights: December 22nd – January 19th

by Scott Edward Walker on January 20th, 2015

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets for the past four weeks and a couple of popular blog-related tweets.  Cheers, Scott

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Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs: “I’m Going To Lay This Brick As Perfectly As a Brick Can Be Laid”

by Scott Edward Walker on January 17th, 2015

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.  Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

Welcome to our weekly series “Motivational Clips for Entrepreneurs.”  Each week, we share a favorite video clip to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.  Why?  Because we know how tough it is being an entrepreneur; and whether you’re launching your venture, trying to iterate on your business model or raising funds, you need a little juice to help you push the ball forward.  I hope these videos are a little juice.  Cheers, Scott

Top Five Posts in 2014

by Scott Edward Walker on December 30th, 2014

Top 5 - 2014

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Walker Twitter Highlights: December 1st – 21st

by Scott Edward Walker on December 22nd, 2014

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets for the past three weeks and a couple of blog-related tweets.  Cheers, Scott

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