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Risepreneur podcast aims to equip business owners with practical strategies, industry insights, and expert advice that they can directly apply to scale their businesses effectively and plan strategic exits that maximize their valuation. Ultimately, the goal is to be a go-to resource that inspires and guides entrepreneurs toward achieving significant business growth and successful exits, ensuring they're well-prepared for their journey ahead.

The Risepreneur Podcast Boruch Akbosh

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Risepreneur podcast aims to equip business owners with practical strategies, industry insights, and expert advice that they can directly apply to scale their businesses effectively and plan strategic exits that maximize their valuation. Ultimately, the goal is to be a go-to resource that inspires and guides entrepreneurs toward achieving significant business growth and successful exits, ensuring they're well-prepared for their journey ahead.

    How to Successfully Exit Your Business: Insights from Eric Grafstrom | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 22

    How to Successfully Exit Your Business: Insights from Eric Grafstrom | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 22

    This episode of the Risepreneur Podcast explores various strategies for
    business exits with guest Eric Grafstrom, CEO and co-founder of
    ExitGuide. Eric shares his extensive experience in business development
    and exits from his time in Silicon Valley.

    The discussion covers different exit approaches, the importance of being
    prepared, and offers valuable insights into the tools and resources
    that can help business owners successfully sell their businesses.

    Key Takeaways:
    Know Your Exits: Understand different exit strategies tailored to your
    business.
    Plan Ahead: Proper planning is crucial; consider market conditions and
    personal goals.
    Realistic Pricing: Set a fair price based on market valuation to attract
    buyers.
    Stick to a Timeline: Commit to a clear exit timeline for a smooth
    transition.
    Reduce Dependency: Minimize owner reliance and plan for a seamless
    transition.
    Build Confidence: Use licensing and other strategies to enhance buyer
    confidence.
    Utilize ExitGuide: Access tools and services for support throughout the
    exit process.

    00:00 Understanding Different Types of Business Exits
    01:16 Introduction to the Risepreneur Podcast
    01:40 Meet Eric Grafstrom: CEO and Co-Founder of Exit Guide
    02:31 Eric's Journey from Silicon Valley to Main Street
    03:41 The Importance of Exit Planning for Small Businesses
    06:30 Challenges in Corporate vs. Startup Environments
    07:53 The Need for Organized Financials in Business Exits
    13:14 Common Types of Business Exits
    23:42 Commitment to Transition
    24:46 Understanding Business Valuation
    25:31 Realistic Pricing Strategies
    29:54 Financial Readiness and Accuracy
    32:12 Owner Dependency and Transition Planning
    37:52 Success Stories and Testimonials
    40:04 ExitGuide Tools and Services
    49:12 Final Thoughts and Contact Information

    Ready to transform your business? Connect with Boruch Akbosh on LinkedIn
    to discover innovative strategies for growth and success. Don't wait to
    elevate your business potential—click now!
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/boruchakbosh/

    Contact Eric Grafstrom through these platforms!
    Email: eric@exit.guide
    Website: https://exitguide.com
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericgrafstrom/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/exitdotguide
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/exitdotguide

    How to Successfully Exit Your Business: Insights from Eric Grafstrom |
    Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 22

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    Secrets to High-Value Business Exits with Peter Culver - Part 2 | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 21

    Secrets to High-Value Business Exits with Peter Culver - Part 2 | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 21

    How can you ensure you're maximizing the sale of your business? In this
    episode of the Risepreneur podcast, Peter Culver, co-founder of Freedom
    Family Office, returns to dive deeper into the processes and challenges
    of exiting a business.

    Peter shares insights on how to maximize valuation, the importance of
    professional financial statements, and the value of having an
    independent business valuation. The episode also covers the role of
    business brokers and investment bankers, the distinction between
    financial and strategic buyers, and the necessity of preparing your
    business for sale well in advance.

    Peter emphasizes the significance of having a management team that can
    run the business without the founder, and explores creative strategies
    such as developing technology or additional revenue streams within the
    business. Practical advice on structuring compensation and the
    importance of transparency during the due diligence process are also
    discussed.

    Key Takeaways:
    Valuation Matters: Understand what drives your business's value, like
    professional financials and market conditions.
    Prepare Early: Start planning for your exit well in advance to maximize
    value.
    Diversify Income: Explore subscription models and other revenue streams
    for stability.
    Build Independence: Develop a capable management team for a smoother
    transition.
    Embrace Tech: Use technology to innovate and attract buyers.
    Seek Expertise: Engage brokers and bankers to navigate the sales process
    effectively.
    Know Your Buyers: Differentiate between financial and strategic buyers
    for tailored deals.
    Care for Employees: Ensure employee welfare post-sale for ethical and
    strategic reasons.
    Structured Sales: Use earn-outs and other strategies to align incentives
    and ensure a smooth transition.

    00:00 Intro
    01:12 The Risepreneur Podcast Begins
    01:25 Guest Introduction: Peter Culver
    02:22 Preparing Your Business for Sale
    03:03 Understanding Business Valuation
    05:12 Importance of Professional Financial Statements
    09:15 Creating a Future Plan for Your Business
    11:45 Subscription Models and Recurring Revenue
    13:14 Building a Self-Sustaining Business
    16:35 The Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)
    20:49 Enhancing Business Value with Technology
    24:19 Leveraging Internal Resources for Growth
    25:22 The Role of Business Brokers and Investment Bankers
    26:56 Business Brokers vs. Investment Bankers
    30:51 Types of Buyers: Financial vs. Strategic
    32:51 Concerns of Business Owners During a Sale
    34:43 Employee Considerations in Business Sales
    38:41 Structuring the Sale and Compensation
    40:48 Earn-Outs and Follow-On Equity
    49:39 Final Thoughts and Future Discussions

    Ready to transform your business? Connect with Boruch Akbosh on LinkedIn
    to discover innovative strategies for growth and success. Don't wait to
    elevate your business potential—click now!
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/boruchakbosh/

    Watch the first episode with Peter Culver here:
    https://youtu.be/q0VbSvGz6Ak?si=nJ3gWzu8tEVxgQtL

    Connect with Peter Culver and Freedom Family Office across social
    platforms:
    📩 Email: peter@freedomfamilyoffice.com
    🌐 Website: https://freedomfamilyoffice.com/
    📌 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pculver/
    📘 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553737430037

    Secrets to High-Value Business Exits with Peter Culver - Part 2 |
    Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 21

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    • 52 min
    Future-Proof Your Business: Insights into Global Mobility and Taxation with David Lesperance Ep. 20

    Future-Proof Your Business: Insights into Global Mobility and Taxation with David Lesperance Ep. 20

    Ever wondered how today's entrepreneurs navigate the labyrinth of
    international tax and immigration laws to ensure the success and
    security of their ventures worldwide?🌍🚀

    Join us on this episode of the Risepreneur podcast as we explore this
    fascinating topic with David Lesperance, founder of Lesperance &
    Associates, and gain insights into crafting strategic international
    plans for business resilience.

    The conversation explores the evolving landscape of employment,
    emphasizing the transition to a global gig economy and the diminishing
    loyalty to lifelong employers. We discuss the burgeoning opportunities
    for entrepreneurs to establish businesses and reside anywhere globally,
    underlining the importance of comprehensive planning.

    David sheds light on various options available to secure second
    residencies and citizenships, likening them to a form of "fire
    insurance" for business owners. We delve into the complexities of U.S.
    expatriation and its tax implications, highlighting the significance of
    meticulous planning for tax efficiency.

    Join us as we explore the intricacies of international tax and
    immigration, and discover the importance of adopting a holistic approach
    to relocation for entrepreneurial ventures.

    📌 Key Takeaways:


    Global Gig Economy: Learn about the shift towards a global gig economy
    and how it impacts entrepreneurial opportunities and remote work
    flexibility.

    Strategic Planning: Understand the importance of strategic planning in
    securing second residencies and citizenships as a form of "fire
    insurance" for entrepreneurs.

    Tax Efficiency: Gain insights into navigating U.S. expatriation and its
    tax implications, and discover strategies for maximizing tax efficiency
    in international business operations.

    Passport Portfolio: Explore the advantages of creating a passport
    portfolio and the benefits it offers in terms of mobility and business
    resilience.

    00:00 Introduction to the Risepreneur Podcast
    00:28 Meet David Les Brands: International Tax and Immigration Expert
    00:59 The Shift to a Global Gig Economy
    01:53 The Changing World and Remote Work
    05:20 Second Residences and Citizenship as Fire Insurance
    07:43 Understanding U.S. Expatriation and Tax Implications
    10:08 Planning for Expatriation and Tax Efficiency
    21:53 The Benefits of a Passport Portfolio
    28:29 Life Inertia and the Impact of COVID
    32:40 IRS Audits and Expatriation Decisions
    33:24 Historical Anecdotes and Family Mottos
    36:08 Family Sacrifices and Immigration Stories
    37:39 Tax Law and Lineage Citizenship
    39:55 Understanding Tax Implications and Dual Citizenship
    41:32 Custom Solutions for Relocation and Business Needs
    47:26 Navigating International Business Challenges
    52:15 The Importance of Backup Plans and Alternatives
    01:00:01 Conclusion and Contact Information

    Elevate your business with Boruch Akbosh, your expert guide in strategic
    acquisitions and maximizing business value. With over 15 years of
    experience at Akbosh Investment Group, Inc., Boruch specializes in
    transforming business aspirations into substantial realities.

    Are you planning for retirement or aiming to enhance your business's
    potential? Boruch provides customized strategies to preserve your legacy
    and ensure continued success.

    Seize this chance to achieve the best for your business. Book a
    discovery call with Boruch now at
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/boruchakbosh/ and start your journey toward
    business excellence today!

    Connect with David through these platforms
    Email: david@lesperanceassociates.com
    Company website: https://lesperanceassociates.com
    Linkedin:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidslesperance-residency-citizenship-taxation-lawyer/

    #Entrepreneurship #BusinessGrowth #RemoteWork #GlobalBusiness #InternationalTax #ImmigrationLaw #TaxPlanning #ExpatLife #Citizenship #SecondPassport #FireEscapePlan #FinancialFreedom #GlobalMobility #BusinessStrategy #WealthManagement




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    Scaling Startups, Persistence, and Pivoting: Igor Vainshtein's Insights | Risepreneur Podcast Ep 19

    Scaling Startups, Persistence, and Pivoting: Igor Vainshtein's Insights | Risepreneur Podcast Ep 19

    🤔 Curious about how immigrants successfully navigate the startup world
    and achieve entrepreneurial success? 🌍🚀

    In this compelling episode of the Risepreneur Podcast, host Boruch sits
    down with Igor Vainshtein, a seasoned entrepreneur celebrated for his
    remarkable track record in the startup ecosystem. Igor's story is one of
    resilience and ingenuity, beginning with his immigrant roots and
    evolving into the creation of successful ventures like GolfTrak.
    Throughout the episode, Igor delves into his entrepreneurial journey,
    sharing invaluable lessons and profound insights into the dynamic world
    of startups. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or simply
    fascinated by success stories, this episode offers a wealth of knowledge
    and inspiration. Tune in to discover the strategies and mindset that
    have propelled Igor to the forefront of the entrepreneurial landscape.

    📌 Key takeaways:

    ✈️ From Immigrant to Entrepreneur: Igor's inspiring journey from his
    immigrant roots to building successful businesses.
    💪 Focus and Resilience: How maintaining focus and resilience are
    crucial for entrepreneurial success.
    ⚖️ Risk and Stability: Navigating the delicate balance between taking
    risks and maintaining stability.
    🧑‍💼 Employee Management Philosophy: Igor's approach to managing
    employees and fostering a productive work environment.
    👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Personal Life and Business: The influence of marriage and
    parenthood on Igor's business decisions.
    📚🎮 Current Ventures: Insights into Igor's latest projects, including
    publishing books and developing games.
    This episode is packed with valuable takeaways on growth, persistence,
    and strategic planning in entrepreneurship. Whether you’re a budding
    entrepreneur or looking to scale your startup, Igor's experiences and
    lessons provide actionable advice and inspiration! 📈✨

    00:00 Unlocking Better Decisions: Beyond Desperation and FOMO
    01:01 Risepreneur Podcast: Igor Vainshtein's Entrepreneurial Journey
    01:39 From Immigrant Roots to Entrepreneurial Spirit: Igor's Story
    07:34 Navigating Challenges and Embracing Entrepreneurship
    10:37 The Evolution of a Serial Entrepreneur: From Programming to Consulting
    20:54 Venturing into the Business World: The Story of 24/7 Golf
    29:06 Pivoting Strategies and Listening to Customers
    30:48 Scaling the Business and Manufacturing Insights
    31:36 The Big Move and Selling the Company
    32:05 Post-Sale Roles and Types of Business Sales
    35:02 Building a Team and Managing Cash Flow
    43:10 Creating a Positive Work Culture
    50:03 Learning from Failures and Adjusting Risk Appetite
    53:49 Future Plans and How to Connect

    Contact Igor Vainshtein through these platforms:
    Email: igor@247-golf.com
    Website: Golftrak
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/igorvainshtein/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/theigor?lang=bg

    Scaling Startups, Persistence, and Pivoting: Igor Vainshtein's Insights | Risepreneur Podcast Ep 19

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    • 55 min
    Key Strategies for Strategic Growth and Leadership with Caleb Avery | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 18

    Key Strategies for Strategic Growth and Leadership with Caleb Avery | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep. 18

    Ever wondered how to build a strong company culture while scaling a business from the ground up?

    In this episode of the Risepreneur Podcast, host Boruch sits down with Caleb Avery, the CEO and founder of Tilled, to discuss how he cultivated a thriving company culture while scaling from his humble beginnings in door-to-door sales to leading a successful payment processing company.

    For entrepreneurs aiming to scale their businesses while preserving a strong corporate culture, this episode offers invaluable lessons and actionable insights that can guide you on your journey.


    Key Takeaways:

    1. Culture Values: Caleb stresses fairness, transparency, and communication for a strong company culture.
    2. Entrepreneurial Journey: Caleb's path from door-to-door sales to Tilled CEO showcases perseverance.
    3. Market Identification: Tilled's success stems from identifying market needs early.
    4. Strategic Hiring: Hiring senior talent and promoting open communication are pivotal.
    5. Adaptability: Tilled's success lies in strategic decision-making and adaptability.
    6. Learning from Mistakes: Mistakes are embraced as learning opportunities for continuous improvement.
    7. Remote Work Culture: Maintaining strong culture and collaboration while remote is emphasized.



    Seize this chance to achieve the best for your business. Book a discovery call with Boruch now at https://www.linkedin.com/in/boruchakbosh/ and start your journey toward business excellence today!

    Email: cavery@tilled.comWebsite: http://www.tilled.comLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/caleb-avery/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gettilled/Twitter: https://twitter.com/gettilled

    #CompanyCulture #EntrepreneurJourney #BusinessScaling
    #LeadershipDevelopment#StartUpSuccess #RemoteWorkCulture #MarketValidation #SeniorTalent #ContinuousImprovement #LearningFromMistakes #TransparentLeadership #EffectiveCommunication
    #AngelInvesting #BusinessInsights #CorporateCulture


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    • 42 min
    Operational Excellence: Scott Adams on Building and Scaling Businesses | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep 17

    Operational Excellence: Scott Adams on Building and Scaling Businesses | Risepreneur Podcast | Ep 17

    Want to know the secret to successfully scaling your business? 🚀 Then you won't want to miss our latest episode of the Risepreneur Podcast featuring Scott Adams, founder and CEO of Adams Consulting Firm! In this episode, Scott shares his journey from the corporate world to entrepreneurship and offers invaluable advice on prioritizing changes, fostering innovation, and the importance of a growth mindset.Tune in to learn actionable strategies for growing your business and achieving high valuations.
    0:00 Intro01:29 Meet Scott Adams: From Corporate to Entrepreneur02:26 Scott's Early Career and Transition to the US03:32 Innovating in Sports and Corporate Wellness05:37 Scaling Corporate Wellness Programs07:32 Building Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic09:03 Launching Adams Consulting Firm11:49 Consulting Approach: Listening and Financials14:30 Empowering Teams and Continuous Improvement20:22 The Art of Consulting and Financial Literacy30:41 Operational Indicators and Real-Time Metrics34:46 The Importance of Effort in Achieving Success35:44 Focusing on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)41:06 The Role of Management and Structure in Large Organizations53:11 Identifying Growth Mindset in Candidates58:32 The Value of Soft Skills in Recruitment01:02:57 Concluding Thoughts and Future Discussions

    Check out Scott Adams below:
    Email: scott@adamsconsultingfirm.comWebsite: www.adamsconsultingfirm.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adams-scott/

    #Entrepreneurship #BusinessGrowth #ScalingBusiness #CorporateWellness #SportsPsychology #LeadershipDevelopment #StartupMindset #OperationalExcellence #GrowthMindset #TeamBuilding #InnovativeThinking #ProblemSolving #ContinuousImprovement #ConsultingInsights #SoftSkills #RecruitmentStrategies #CareerDevelopment #ExecutiveLeadership #BusinessConsulting #AthleteMindset


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