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At M&A Talk we bring you exclusive interviews with experts in business sales, valuations, mergers and acquisitions and more. We talk to the most experienced professionals in the industry to uncover their secrets.

How to Determine When a Business is Ripe for Investment

How to Determine When a Business is Ripe for Investment

Dan Tamkin

Founder / CEO

If you’ve been thinking about growing your business through a capital injection that may include working with a private equity firm or being acquired by another company, how do you know if your company is actually worthy of investment? Positive cash flow and consistent year-over-year sales growth may not be all that is needed to lure the right investors or buyers. On this edition of “Deal Talk” we’ll find out what an experienced serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist has to say about the companies he’s helped turn around and lead in the past. Join us as Jeff Allen speaks with Dan Tamkin, currently the Corporate Developer and CTO at Transdev.

Guest Profile

Dan Tamkin is the Founder / CEO of Unified Dispatch which we sold to Veolia Transdev in 2011. He now represents Veolia Transdev for prospective investments and partnerships and is most interested in transportation start-ups.

One of Dan’s achievement was when he bought a bankrupt venture backed startup at low valuation. He then focused the company; expanded into adjacent verticals and created new product lines. As a result, he sold company for 32X return to large public company and exited at 3 times the sales in an industry that typically gets 1.3 times.

Skills:

  • Turnaround Management
  • VoIP Telecommunications
  • Telephony
  • Enterprise Software
  • Software Development
  • Transportation
  • Travel Technology
A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

You could spend a lifetime figuring out how to successfully sell your business and still end up confused or clueless. What if you can stop the guesswork and start taking action now?

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