“Given the glum IPO market, the best hope of realizing a large gain from a startup is to see it acquired. Here’s help to make that happen
By Gabor Garai
When entrepreneurs develop business plans, venture capitalists often ask about the ‘exit strategy’ that, some years down the road, will enable the investors to realize their gains. The answers seldom vary: We’ll have an initial public offering, or we’ll be acquired by a large corporation or private-equity fund. ”
– Think about how you plan to leave your business. Even if you decide not to move on you will be prepared for any opportunities that come your way. Be prepared and always try to think ahead. -ed.