Software M&A Blog

Creating value in early stage companies

The topic of our next webinar is "Social Wars" - building value quickly in the new social landscape. We will interview several CEOs who have successfully done this.

Some of their advice came out in pre-production calls... Click here to read more

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 04:02
Posted by Corum Group,
Guerilla Marketing Write articles

Computer, vertical market, and local business publications are always looking for new articles and fresh perspectives. Establish yourself as an expert in your field and gain free PR. Be sure to have reprints made of articles.

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Friday, May 27, 2011 - 04:21
Posted by Pat Sultan, Director
Consolidation in Tech Markets

Waves of consolidation can roll through a market sector with the ferociousness of the recent tsunami in Japan. So, paying attention to industry trends is important. Keep an eye on who in your sector is being acquired, and what impact that has on your... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 03:25
Posted by Ward Carter, Chairman Emeritus
For the most important transaction of his life

During our most recent follow-up calls, I spoke to a Founder/CEO who was pleased to receive our latest valuation report (he is a long-time reader of Corum material), and also informed me that he had recently retained the services of a competing M&A... Click here to read more

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Friday, May 20, 2011 - 09:24
Posted by Dougan Milne, Executive Advisor
The Skype is falling

Will Microsofts acquisition of Skype mark the high-water mark for tech M&A in the current cycle? After staying out of the M&A game during the downturn, Microsoft has reportedly outbid Google by nearly 100% in Redmonds biggest acquisition ever... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011 - 06:37
Posted by Corum Group,
So thats why Microsoft didnt buy any companies last year.

Has Microsoft been saving up to buy Skype all along????

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 06:21
Posted by Marvin LaMadrid,
Spotlight on the Cloud

Corum is a platinum sponsor for the World Financial Symposiums, which runs conferences three times a year in Silicon Valley, New York and London. These events have always received great reviews from delegates. Delegates are the leaders of... Click here to read more

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 02:57
Posted by John Melotte,
French companies are international, too

Last week I hosted our Tech industry M&A workshop, Selling Up Selling Out, in Paris. It was a well attended session here in Europe despite being at the end of an Easter holiday week. The participants included one private equity investor and... Click here to read more

Friday, May 6, 2011 - 02:24
Posted by Miro Parizek, Managing Director

We had a number of Corum deal makers weigh in on the phenomenon of hypervaluation in our April webinar, and this is a trend that seems likely to continue. An excellent example was's acquisition of DimDim in January. This... Click here to read more

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 08:02
Posted by Jon Scott, Chairman

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