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Buying a business is an amazing path for many successful entrepreneurs. Learn how to buy a business from the entrepreneurs who have already done it. Stories, insights, & valuable advice about acquisition entrepreneurship. Hosted by Will Smith, who is on his own path to acquire a business.

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Buying a business is an amazing path for many successful entrepreneurs. Learn how to buy a business from the entrepreneurs who have already done it. Stories, insights, & valuable advice about acquisition entrepreneurship. Hosted by Will Smith, who is on his own path to acquire a business.

    How to Build a Holdco (4 Acquisitions So Far)

    How to Build a Holdco (4 Acquisitions So Far)

    With 4 acquisitions since starting in 2018, Justin Turner explains how his team is building a permanent equity holdco.

    • 44 min
    Buying a Business & Having a Blast

    Buying a Business & Having a Blast

    @Fundof1 was searching for a business in a tight geography, and found a great fit in a $760k appliance repair company.

    • 45 min
    Buying a Manufacturer with 1 Good Employee & 2000 SKUs

    Buying a Manufacturer with 1 Good Employee & 2000 SKUs

    Knowing zero about manufacturing, Josh Paulson found purpose when he bought a small & struggling producer of pet cages.

    • 50 min
    The Key to a Profitable Liquor Store

    The Key to a Profitable Liquor Store

    Devin Wanzor went from a corporate gig with 50 employees to buying a $3M liquor store and playing golf 3 times a week.

    • 30 min
    It's All Your Fault: How to Become CEO of Your Acquisition

    It's All Your Fault: How to Become CEO of Your Acquisition

    Mike Curry bought a business only to struggle for years as its new CEO. He shares the lessons that unlocked 2x growth.

    • 50 min
    A Cautionary Tale of Buying Too Small

    A Cautionary Tale of Buying Too Small

    JD Klein bought a print shop for $100k, thinking such a small acquisition carried little risk. The opposite was true.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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