The “Finish Line” is Only the Beginning: How to Make Sure Your Exit or Acquisition is as Successful as Possible
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a big moment.
If you’re a startup founder, early employee, or even an investor, your “exit” is the major milestone moment you’re pushing for, likely from day one.
If you’re a company that’s acquiring talent and product, getting a deal across the goal line is a major accomplishment.
What is a financial model? It’s a tool you can use to understand and plan for your startup’s financial future. It gives you insight into how much capital you need to raise, and how long it will take you to become profitable. This gives you the power to make informed decisions when you’re raising capital […]
Guest Writer: Steve Soars, VP of Programs at Ardent Mentoring. Ardent Mentoring’s experience shows that enterprises can succeed or fail in critical moments in the early stages of growth. We believe that mentoring can play a vital role during these moments to help an entrepreneur navigate through difficult decisions. In this video, Sean Lambert, President of […]
Finding yourself out of work is scary and painful. It’s like a double punch in the gut. First, you question everything you thought you knew about your plans, your purpose, and your future, and then you wonder how you’re going to pay the bills. I’ve found myself on the wrong side of the unemployment statistics […]
A Mindset Like Learning Golf What mindset should an entrepreneur have in failure? In failure, an entrepreneur has to have the same mindset I’ve developed while learning how to play golf. Failure is not just something that we have to get through when it happens. Failure is a necessary part of the process. Just ask […]
Claim the Word Entrepreneur Now is the best time women in entrepreneurship. There are so many resources out there for you. It is a buzz topic. It’s a conversation that you can have. You can get groups of women talking about entrepreneurship right now in a way that would have been more difficult five or […]
Female founder and Cincinnati native, Robin Hunsucker, was 6 years into running her first business before she thought about the need for any business training. And now, one year after taking Genesis Entrepreneurship Training, she’s a female founder launching her second business! Live ‘N Learn, Robin’s first company, launched in 2013 when she was in […]
More women than ever are starting their own businesses, embracing the title “entrepreneur.” More than 40% of american businesses are owned by women, according to a 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report! OCEAN has curated advice and quotes for women entrepreneurs from experienced leaders who have been on stage at OCEAN events. Entrepreneurship can be […]
Small business insurance may seem like a complex and confusing product, but it’s often a necessity for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and investors. Understanding how to buy small business insurance may simplify the process for you, helping you spend less time looking for coverage and more time running your business with the protection you need to stay in business. […]
Christy Johnson, VP of Marketing at OCEAN, and Kendra Ramirez, CEO and founder of the Kendra Ramirez Digital Agency, have answered some popular questions surrounding marketing. They take a quick dive into some of the problems entrepreneurs are facing and give them answers that will help. How do I be mindful of different types of learners […]