business value

How To Increase The Value Of Your Business As A Young Entrepreneur

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 11, 2021

For many young entrepreneurs, the thought of building your empire from the ground up, then eventually selling it on and reaping the benefits seems like a distant dream, one for 20, 30, or even 40 years’ time. But it doesn’t have to be. There are steps you can take while you grow your business that can seriously increase the value of your business, meaning there will be a…

How College Business Plan Competitions Can Help Your Career

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / December 21, 2013

College business plan competitions are widespread and are held in most areas at least once per year. Most people assume that business plan competitions are helpful only for undergraduate and MBA students who want to become entrepreneurs. To the contrary, business plan competitions benefit anyone who wants to start their career on the right foot. In fact, many competitions are run by private venture incubators and do not…

What Is Your Business Worth?

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / December 11, 2013

  What is my business worth? It’s a question I’ve asked myself hundreds of times over my 40-year long ownership career. And valuing your business, as an exercise, is a great thing to do from time to time — it gets you thinking and dreaming, which is not a bad thing. But it wasn’t until I started buying, expanding, and selling my own businesses that I really got…

How to Value Your Business

by / ⠀Startup Advice / December 17, 2012

As anyone who has ever watched the BBC’s Dragon’s Den will know that wrongly valuing a company is one of the most common mistakes made by entrepreneurs when looking for investment or a profitable sale. This is because such valuations are, by their very nature, an inexact science. Ultimately, a business is worth only what someone will pay for it, and not a penny more. That said, taking…

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