A typical sale transaction can take six to eight months to complete from the time the decision to sell is made. Consequently, it is important that any business owner seeking to sell his or her business in the near term take immediate steps. The following are some key questions every potential seller should ask to assess their readiness and some key steps they should take to make sure they are ready for a sale.
Asking the right people for the right advice can mean everything for your startup.
Jeremy Glaser’s #1 piece of advice. It is so simple, and yet so many people totally miss the mark.
Learn the main goal of your business plan’s executive summary, and how you can achieve it.
Is there such a thing as “dumb” money? Not all money can open up doors.
Why you shouldn’t seek an investor (and board members) just because they have a lot of cash. Seek the right investors; the ones that will provide value.
The most common topic entrepreneurs fails to tell an investor, and it is the one thing investors want to hear.
Practical insight on how to address the valuation question in a meeting with VCs, and how to get a second meeting.
Want to keep your job as CEO? Jeremy Glaser believes that you need to treat your board like you treat others in all successful relationships – from your company to your marriage!
Hear Jeremy Glaser talk about how if Netscape didn’t do this, it probably would not have changed the world. Find out why complementary team members are essential to your company’s success.
Watch Jeremy Glaser discuss the most important way to protect your limited dollars in the early stages.
Watch Jeremy Glaser discuss what he's learned in 34 years of working with startups. From how to craft a term sheet to how to find the right investor, Jeremy shares what he thinks every entrepreneur needs to know.
In this discussion between Patrick Henry, CEO of QuestFusion, and Jeremy Glaser, partner and co-head of the Emerging Company and Venture Capital practice at Mintz Levin, we discuss the seven step process of creating a fundable startup found in Mr. Henry's book, PLAN COMMIT WIN: 90 Days to Creating a Fundable Startup.
Jeremy Glaser and Patrick Henry discuss the importance of managing expectations on a board of directors. In addition to no surprises, provide transparency to your board. Under-commit and over-deliver.
Jeremy Glaser and Patrick Henry discuss the importance of managing expectations on a board of directors. A key point is no surprises. Discuss key positives and negatives with board members prior to the board meeting. Use your lead director or board chairman to help you.
Jeremy Glaser and Patrick Henry discuss the key role that the CEO must play on the board of directors to improve decision making and show leadership.
Jeremy Glaser and Patrick Henry discuss the importance of building a strong team of mentors, advisors, and employees to accomplish key goals for your startup. Management matters in the success or failure of a startup. It isn't just about the idea.
Jeremy Glaser and Patrick Henry discuss the fear that some founders have about losing control of their companies to outside investors and the importance of board composition, transparency, and performance.
Jeremy Glaser and Patrick Henry discuss the importance of team dynamics on a board of directors. You must engage board members to get the benefits.
Jeremy Glaser and Patrick Henry discuss the importance of treating board seats as very valuable assets.