Take advantage of the moment, and run like hell

Jeff Richards’ 8 tips for entrepreneurs: Keep your funding options open. Hire the best talent you can find. Take advantage of the moment, and run like hell. Work with great investors. Play bigger than you are. Find and leverage mentors. Be honest and transparent. Enjoy the ride. Straight forward, but take notice of are few of them: Keep your funding options open. The smartest second- and third-time entrepreneurs I see …

M&A strategy of many smaller deals less risky than organic growth

Having analyzed the world’s top 1,000 nonbanking companies over the past decade, McKinsey reveal distinct patterns of deal making. The most frequent factors, such as industry structure, the match of an asset with a well-articulated strategy, and the execution capabilities required to realize value, are as relevant as ever. Further more, returns by M&A approach are widely distributed and can …