do's and don'ts when selling your business

10 Do’s And Don’ts When Selling Your Business

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(1) DO Plan Your Exit Strategy Before Selling Your Business… DON’T Forget To Run Your Business Selling your business will be a huge distraction. Just think of the hassle when raising funds and multiple issues unfold in your business. It’s therefore crucial to maintain the day-to-day operation of your business because your sale price will suffer badly (even your chances of …

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Business Connections Live: Interview With Andrew Weaver On Perils Of Seed Funding For Startups

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Business Connections Live: Interview with Andrew Weaver on Perils of seed funding for startups republished from Business Connections Live. Seed funding for startups can be a daunting prospect. Andrew Weaver, CEO at LawyerFair, has just gone through the process and shares the perils and pitfalls of the fund raising process with you based on his own personal experience of recently …

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5 Steps Towards Preparing Your Business For Sale

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Here’s a transcript of the video, “5 Steps Towards Preparing Your Business For Sale.“ Hello Andrew Weaver, welcome to LawyerFair bitesize videos. Today we look at five legal steps towards preparing your business for sale. There are two scenarios that are likely to emerge if you fail to prepare. The first and most likely is it will affect directly the …

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What Does It Mean To Have Vested Shares?

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Vested Shares Is A Very Useful Practical Tool Whether it’s through setting up your own company or an employment stock option, retirement or pension plan, vested shares is a very useful practical tool. The use of vesting arrangements is very common in the US but less so here in the UK. In simple terms, shares are issued and then, in …

has your business been threatened with a winding up order?

Has Your Business Been Threatened With A Winding Up Order?

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The arrival of a winding up order can shock, alarm, frighten business owners so it’s crucial to understand what they mean and what can be done ….. asap Winding Up Orders Winding up orders are used by creditors to enforce payment of monies due by a company who fails to pay off its debts. It’s an aggressive and powerful tool …

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Banks Want To Collaborate With Emerging FinTech Providers

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According to a recent Deloitte report, EU banks are keen to collaborate with the new stream of FinTech providers who are heating up the financial services market. Instead of developing in-house products themselves, banks are flagging behind on innovation and only account for 19% of the $10 billion spent on FinTech last year. The report suggests that banks have seen …

how your sector might influence the funding you choose

How Your Sector Might Influence The Funding You Choose

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Like the revolving door of what’s hot or not in ‘fashion’, ‘pop culture’ or the latest fusion cooking trend, business sectors can also create similar bubbles of hyper-enthusiasm and (importantly) follow on investment. If you’re launching a product and/or aiming for a fundraise, the sector you’re in might have a dramatic impact on success, particularly if you’re in the latest hot sector because, …

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Some Of What You Need To Know About Crowdfunding – But Were Afraid To Ask

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To those who assumed (not hoped) that crowdfunding was a fad which might blow up and go away … well, we’ve got some bad news. The global market is now worth $30 bn dollars and earlier this year saw a spat break out between Syndicate Room and Seedrs about which crowdfunding platform conducted the 1st IPO on AIM … Cambridge News …

key legal documents when selling a business

What Are The Key Legal Documents When Selling A Business?

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When selling a business, it makes sense to present your business at its best. Your contracts are extremely valuable. By planning your sales strategy and ensuring that you have key documents prepared, you will strengthen your negotiating position and be more likely to secure key commercial terms. If your key documents are not up to scratch then you risk of …

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Are You Ready To Sell Your Business? Here’s What You Need To Know

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There comes a point in time in every great business venture when you will want to sell your business. Maybe you’re at that point now but you’re not really sure if you’re 100% ready to sell. Maybe you’re not too sure how to make your business attractive for potential buyers. Whatever the case may be, don’t despair. We’re about to …