Software M&A Blog

International Companies & US Start-ups

Currently about 60% of tech M&A crosses borders, and valuations for those cross-border deals are 17% higher than domestic deals. Innovation is happening... Click here to read more

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:51
Posted by Corum Group,
Common Mistakes that Unknowingly Kill a Tech M&A Deal

Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, LinkedIn etc. currently get between 6 and 12 inbound proposals a day – not including the companies they proactively reach out to. Their time is very short, and they rely heavily on first impressions. If they get spooked, they walk away... Click here to read more

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 16:07
Posted by Corum Group,
Colombia Rising

In a recent trip to Colombia, I had the opportunity to present current M&A market information to a large number of entrepreneurs in Medellin and Bogotá. In partnership with BD Guidance and the Colombian Ministry of ITC Innovation,... Click here to read more

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 10:37
Posted by Dougan Milne, Executive Advisor
5 Things to Consider When Growing a Startup

I was recently asked by a CEO, what are the 5 things to consider when growing a startup to prep for a buyout exit strategy.  My first thought was, only 5?  But the question forced me to focus.  Here is my answer:

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Friday, June 13, 2014 - 09:50
Posted by Corum Group,
“Selling Up, Selling Out” Video Series

For over 25 years, Corum Group has been presenting cutting-edge M&A conferences for software and IT professionals around the globe. With 150 total events each year, we try to bring our experience to as many communities as we can,... Click here to read more

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 16:00
Posted by Lauren Echevarria, Marketing & Design Coordinator
Talent Acquisition and Acqui-hires

You have tried and failed to raise money and/or sell the company, but one of your potential buyers indicates that they might be willing to hire the team. What do you do now?... Click here to read more

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 09:45
Posted by Corum Group,
M&A and Integration

Years ago I sold a company to 3Com. The CEO arrived at the 3Com campus for a 5:00PM meeting and security wouldn't let him in. He wasn't on any list and they couldn't reach the team to get him an escort. He was gone within months.

This example shows precisely why “Integration” is one of... Click here to read more

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 14:27
Posted by Corum Group,
Digital Force Multipliers & Campus Special

Digital Force MultipliersOur client Campus Special began as a traditional hard copy coupon... Click here to read more

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 11:57
Posted by Rob Schram, Senior Vice President

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