Calculating the Value of Your Business

Calculating the Value of Your Business. In Blackboard Fridays Episode 76, Jacob talks about Valuation. Need this implemented into your business? Talk to the international business advisor who can do exactly that – Contact Jacob, Learn More, or Subscribe for Updates. Who is Jacob Aldridge, Business Coach? “The smart and quirky advisor who gets sh!t…

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When and How to Value your Business

When and How to Value your Business. In Blackboard Fridays Episode 24, Jacob talks about Valuation and Commercial Vision. Need this implemented into your business? Talk to the international business advisor who can do exactly that – Contact Jacob, Learn More, or Subscribe for Updates. The best time to plant a tree is 20 years…

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Self Made Men Who Started from Nothing

I was recently drawn into an online discussion, attempting to help an inexperienced but entrepreneurial poster understand fundraising options such as debt and equity. It took a turn for the worse when he asked how to raise $100,000,000 without selling equity, and when I revealed a bank was unlikely to lend that sort of money…

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Help me Find a Technical Co-Founder to Build My App Idea

Simultaneously the most common, most naive, and most ridiculed question that you’ll see in any tech forum: “I have an idea for an App. How do I find a technical co-founder to build it?” Genuinely, this is a bit like saying “I want to start an Accounting practice, but I’m not an accountant and I…

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Fix, System, or Asset?

Want a Business Fix, System or Asset? A doctor will fix your broken leg. A good doctor will tell you, after the fourth broken leg, to stop jumping your motorbike over school buses. But when you truly cannot imagine a life without fresh air and school buses beneath your wheels, then you need a better system…

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Kiko, Paradigm Shifts, and their Impact on Business Valuation

by Jacob Aldridge There are a number of elements in a business that impact its valuation. These can be positive impacts (eg, new product lines) or negative impacts (eg, abnormally large liabilities on the balance sheet). When I explain these elements to business owners, I talk about the two biggest negative impacts on Valuation as ‘Temporary…

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The Best Time to Plant a Tree

There are probably 3 topics I speak about most: Growing your Business Valuation Shifting from a Small Business Owner to a Portfolio Entrepreneur, and The Needs and Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs I was filmed at a recent presentation on the first topic, business valuation, and a few excerpts have been released. The first of these is…

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A Guide to Business Valuation and Sale

Welcome to the second of three excerpts from a recent presentation I gave on “Growing your Business Valuation”. You can view Part 1 here. Do you know the formula for valuing your business? Importantly, do you know who is in control of the two key elements to that formula – Profit and Multiple? The answers…

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The Commercial Impact of Culture on Business Valuation

Welcome to the final excerpts from a recent presentation I gave on “Growing your Business Valuation”. You can view Part 1 here and Part 2 here. The research and information in this presentation has been sourced from Shirlaws, the global firm I am proud to be involved with. Shirlaws is a portfolio of companies designed to…

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