Software M&A Blog

Welcome, Michele!

Corum Group is pleased to introduce the newest member to our Bellevue Headquarters team, Michele Pewitt. Michele will be serving as... Click here to read more

Friday, October 30, 2009 - 01:49
Posted by Gina Stanhope,
Today's cash source affects tomorrow's payday

I wrote a chapter in the recently released book The Entrepreneurial Effect (available at Click here to read more

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - 04:29
Posted by Bruce Lazenby,
The Complacency Trap

After the dot com meltdown, a lot of companies relaxed and extended the runway of their existing technologies on the assumption that the economic downturn had slowed innovation. They perished when innovation came roaring back. We are seeing companies... Click here to read more

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 03:10
Posted by Corum Group,
The entrepreneurial spirit in the Czech Republic

Just had the opportunity to get a fresh impression of the IT scene in the Czech Republic. Some 20 entrepreneurs and managers participated in my Selling Up, Selling Out seminar, and the following day I gave a... Click here to read more

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 02:30
Posted by Frank Berger,
How would you spend $33 billion?

Public companies were under pressure to survive when the big crunch hit in Q4 2008. They were under pressure to maintain profits when purchasing slowed. They were under pressure to reduce staff when the downturn revealed bloat in their organizations.... Click here to read more

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 00:58
Posted by Corum Group,
Why I'm optimistic about software M&A

It has been an interesting week of signals about what the future might hold for the software M&A market. The ... Click here to read more

Friday, October 16, 2009 - 09:11
Posted by Mark Reed,
New Director of Research Announced

Corum Group is pleased to announce promotion of our new Director of Research, Dougan Milne. Dougan has been with Corum Group for over three years and has just recently returned to our headquarters after... Click here to read more

Friday, October 16, 2009 - 06:19
Posted by Gina Stanhope,
SOS - Its beginning

On Oct. 3, 1906, at the second international conference on wireless telegraphy in Berlin, the letters SOS were adopted as an international distress signal, replacing the earlier CQD.

Friday, October 16, 2009 - 04:05
Posted by Pat Sultan, Director of Operations
The World Market for Computers

"I think there's a world market for about five computers."

- Thomas
Watson (Founder of IBM)

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 07:42
Posted by William Montgomey, Senior Vice President
The zero-revenue startup valuation paradox

Recently the 37Signals guys put out the best send-up ever of the zero-revenue startup valuation paradox: ... Click here to read more

Friday, October 2, 2009 - 02:36
Posted by Elon Gasper, Executive Vice President, Research & Technology

Archived Posts

quotesObviously, selling your business is one of the most important events in your life, and the worry of doing the right or wrong thing at the right or wrong time is very tough on your own. The Corum advisers were on call to keep us on track, on message, and advising us when to say yes and when to say no so that we could get the best win/win deal possible.quotes

Bruce Ringrose
Summit Software, Inc.