January 1, 2022

Why Raising Capital is So Difficult and Why I Loathe It

These are the confessions of an experienced investment banker with the battle scars to stand as a witness that no capital transaction is ever easy. As […]
January 1, 2022

Raising Startup Capital – Why the Investment Banking Model Does not Play Well with Startups

As we have previously outlined, raising startup capital is tough. It reminds me of the quote often attributed to John Wayne (but still as yet unconfirmed): […]
January 1, 2022

Why Your Business is Not Worth a Premium: An SBA Loan Perspective

Contents“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.”What is the Debt Service Coverage (DSC) ratio?Your business value is most often determined from a very […]
January 1, 2022

Debt Service Coverage & The Opportunity Cost of Capital: Bridging the Investor Chasm in Private Deals

The capital stack on nearly every deal should lead one to conclude that private equity investing is a complete misnomer. Not unlike most business buyers, private equity […]
January 1, 2022

Chasing Yield: Buy-Side Strategies

In a world of ever-present cheap money spurred by QE to infinity, investment in the public and private domain become ever tenuous. Combine today’s cheap capital […]
June 26, 2021

Forward & Reverse Triangular Mergers

The creativity of various types of M&A work are as diverse as the company structures and scenarios bartered with in such transactions. Generally there is a […]
June 4, 2019

14 Raw Land Investing Ideas for Passive Income

When it comes to investing in real estate, most people immediately think about buying single-family rental homes, apartment complexes, or commercial real estate that can be […]
March 21, 2019

You Just Inherited Vacant Land. What Should You Do Next?

If you’ve experienced a recent death in the family, you may have inherited a plot of vacant land. Dealing with the legal and practical requirements of […]
February 27, 2019

Reasons to Invest in Wholesale Real Estate

There are multiple ways to make money through real estate investing. You can buy a vacant lot and construct a new building on it. You can […]
May 26, 2018

Cryptocurrency Growth Trends & Industry Performance

This report is part of a series covering cryptocurrency investing. This is not meant to be investment advice, but covers some of the performance, trends, opportunities […]