The Exit Strategy is a forgotten part of many startups planning, yet it is only when a successful exit happens that the investors and founders get the pay off. In fact, to have a thriving start-up ecosystem, Oscar will argue that there should be many more exits via a trade sale and earlier. Many of the statistics in start-up world talk about the number of start-ups created and how much funding has been secured, yet far too little time is spent on measuring and understanding the exit.
Every time an exit happens, the founder gains more knowledge and insight into the way a successful start-up works, this knowledge can then be recycled into a new venture. By building a portfolio, longitudinally, the founders can reduce risk and increase the change of getting a big hit. In The Art of the Exit, Oscar reveals the ways start-ups can improve their chance of exiting. He argues for more and earlier exits and shows how to make this happen. This Book should be compulsory reading for anyone who iscontemplating starting or is running a start-up.
In this breakthrough book, you’ll discover:
- How to value your start-up
- What are the chances of raising a seed, series A or future funding
- Why an IPO is not an exit
- What the most important step is for building wealth in a startup
- How to take advantage of the M&A market NOW
“I have no hesitation in recommending him as a first-rate advisor.”
– Ed Garvin, Executive Chairman, OMNILINK Pty Ltd