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Companies with a Value Builder Score of 80+ received offers valued at 71% higher than the average business, based on an analysis of more than 40,000 businesses.

Value Builder System™

If you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, you assume your industry and its size will determine the value of your company. While size matters, eight other factors impact the value of your company more than your industry. In fact, after analyzing more than 55,000 businesses, The Value Builder System™ has discovered getting these eight factors right can lead to acquisition offers that are more than twice the industry average. Likewise, we have seen examples of companies getting less than half the industry average multiple because of a weakness in one or more of these eight areas. To see how your company scores, you can complete the Value Builder questionnaire and get a report on how you’re doing in each area.

Companies with a Value Builder Score of 80+ received offers valued at 71% higher than the average business, based on an analysis of more than 40,000 businesses.

Corporate R&D Labs, a Sad Loss

Corporate R&D Labs, a Sad Loss

The U.S. has returned to an environment where small companies and small-business-like teams at universities innovate outside of large companies and sell them in the market for ideas. While the notion of innovation created by small flexible firms is appealing, the contributions made by large corporate labs were a much more significant benefit to the U.S. So what happened?

Burnout! Houston We Have a Problem

Burnout! Houston We Have a Problem

For most of us in an office environment, it is now over five months since we vacated our office and began working from home. While the data shows that overall productivity is up, what is becoming apparent is that few are taking vacations since COVID hit.

Built to Last? Hopefully Not.

Built to Last? Hopefully Not.

Well, COVID has once more shaken our core processes and what “got us to here, is not going to get us to there.” To survive we have to adapt and change what we do.

SPACs Anyone?

SPACs Anyone?

Special purpose acquisition companies (or SPACs) are back! They are not new, but become trendy during overvalued financial markets are frothy, e.g., before the last crisis and now.

The Future of the Gig Economy

The Future of the Gig Economy

On Monday, a court in California rejected Uber, and Lyft claims that they didn’t need to treat drivers as employees under AB5, a state law passed in 2019. Under AB5, there are three criteria a company must deem to meet to consider workers, independent contractor. More about where gig workers are in the economy, and what the trends look like.

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