Jeff joined Corum in 2007 as Regional Director in Houston, Texas. He has over 25 years of entrepreneurial and consulting experience building software and business services companies. He specializes in information technology for engineering, scientific and business applications. He also understands the energy industry and multinational operations. Jeff began his career on the research staff at Columbia University and is a published author. He holds a degree in Geology from the State University of NY....More
Technology companies, more than almost any other type of company, rely upon employees as the engine of growth and success. They count on unique individuals with vision, creativity, expertise, talent and charisma to spot opportunities, build innovative products and adapt to fast paced markets. The... Click here to read more
So, you thought you negotiated the price for your company - but think again. The contract determines how the balance sheet will be treated and that treatment will result in a price adjustment.
There’s lots of value in your balance sheet, and the way that it is divided up will impact the amount of... Click here to read more
The Internet of Things is driving tremendous innovation, differentiation, and value. Buyers like Google, Samsung, CISCO, Intel and Qualcomm spent $14 billion to acquire over 60 IoT-related companies last year, doubling the number of IoT acquisitions, and increasing spending 40-fold. Still, Cisco... Click here to read more
We are in an age of change, creating extraordinary opportunity and M&A activity. Disruptive technologies are those that change our lives. They transform markets. Technology companies can't ignore them - they have to adapt and incorporate these technologies, or they quickly fall behind. No... Click here to read more
If you needed any more convincing that now is the right time to explore the sale of your company, take note of the news from the private equity community. Hellman and Friedman, a premier PE firm just raised $10.9 Billion for its newest fund. It didn’t take long either. They starting fund-raising... Click here to read more
Many sellers are misinformed on this point. They think that buyers prefer that sellers avoid working with an M&A advisor. In fact, serious buyers prefer the opposite: that you have a skilled intermediary on your side. It almost seems counter-intuitive when you consider that my job is to get... Click here to read more
The Smart City vision is a big one and so is the global market opportunity. Smart Cities are interconnected, sustainable, low carbon cities striving to be more competitive, livable and attract more investment than traditional counterparts. The vision spans mobility, transport, buildings,... Click here to read more
The federal appeals court just ruled that ISP’s are free to make deals with content providers allowing them to pay for bandwidth in the internet express lane for faster streaming. The FCC said this was unfair to consumers and opposed it. At the core is the basic question of whether the internet is... Click here to read more
In our December webcast, an attendee asked us the following: “Healthcare is undergoing incredible change. You have companies that can provide innovative technology, but is that enough or do you also need market traction?”
In normal times, our reply would be that market traction was almost certainly... Click here to read more
Recently we partnered with World Financial Symposium to release our first-ever tech M&A webinar that focused purely on Latin American tech M&A. The active, ongoing deals in that region may well be one of M&A’s best-kept secrets.
Brazil is recognizable for its enthusiastic economy and... Click here to read more