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Discover how to intentionally drive exponential growth, reveal hidden assets, foresee obstacles and create more options for the future of your business. When you don’t know what you don’t know, our trusted and professional business brokers at Innovative Business Advisors can help. Learn to steer significant business growth with easy-to-use valuation tools, objective guidance without judgment, comprehensive training, and proven business advisory services. With offices located in both Missouri and Illinois, our experienced business advisors are here for you.
When I was a business owner, I had the fortune of being naturally comfortable with financials. So I assumed other CEOs were, too — until I became an advisor. Often, leaders who are amazing at running businesses have little understanding of the importance of numbers. It’s not that they are incapable of conceptualizing financials; it’s that all they have ever focused on is sales and net income. How wide is this disconnect? During one…Read More
As the 55+ baby boomers and empty nesters start looking at retirement, the first concern is expenses. The highest expense is housing, so down-sizing is becoming a concern for us boomers. Going from 3- or 4-bedroom homes to 2 bedrooms is a serious change and finding 1,000 to 1,500 sqf homes with the amenities that they are used to can be challenging. Builders want to address this marketplace and the demand is growing faster than…Read More
You’d think you’d have your exit strategy planned 10 years in advance of a sale. Unfortunately, most founders don’t. Earlier this year, a lot of augmented reality enthusiasts were probably disappointed to hear that the heralded AR glasses startup Meta, one of the most promising startups to come out of Y Combinator’s summer 2013 cohort, was essentially finished. The company had raised close to $83 million and was valued at more than three times that amount,…Read More