Defenders of Business Value

Defenders of Business Value

The Defenders of Business Value Podcast combines nearly 30 years of valuation and exit planning expertise working with business owners. Ed Mysogland has a mission and vision to help business owners understand the value of their business. Most of the small business owner's net worth is locked in the company, and to unlock it, a business owner has to sell it. Unfortunately, the odds are against business owners that they won't be able to sell their companies because they don't know what creates a saleable asset. Ed interviews experts who help business owners prepare, build, preserve, and one-day transfer value with the sale of the business.... Show More

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September 2, 2020 40 min

Ed had an opportunity to interview Bryan Clayton who has golden nuggets to share with you. Bryan Clayton is a serial entrepreneur with multiple exits; he is currently the CEO of GreenPal, a web and mobile app that instantly connects homeowners with home service professionals. In this show, Bryan and Ed discussed most of the questions that run through entrepreneur’s minds through their long experiences they’ve had with being success...

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August 10, 2020 33 min
  • BizBuySell Market Insight Q2 - https://www.bizbuysell.com/insight-report/

  • Quarter 2 Report from the M & A Source - click here

  • Market Multiples from DealStats - click here

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    Today, you just get Ed in this solo show. Ed's been getting a lot of questions lately about business valuations. Circumstances with the pandemic are changing, there are more divorces happening now, and the economy is a little different than we've seen in a while. So, Ed takes this episode to share some realistic business valuation tips with you. He also shares how he often sees the Shark Tank Effect on business valuations, ...

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    Ed fields a lot of calls from business owners that own real estate and they want to know, what do we do here? What's the effect of this pandemic on our real estate? Are we going to be able to sell it at fair market value? What does the future look like? What does the buyer have to look like in order to buy it in an environment like this? Ed contacted one of his buddies in the commercial real estate industry, 

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    Ed recently spoke to a business owner that said, “You know what, they're going to carry my dead body out of here. And what I want my family to do with this business is liquidate it.” To that business owner, Ed’s got a big surprise for you. Matt Gallivan of Gallivan Auctioneers and Appraisers was on the show. What they were going to talk about was, if that's your exit strategy that you want to ride the ship down, and when it...

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    Frequently Asked Question Episode:
    Each week I answer three questions about business value or selling companies that come in from the website or social media. This is a little bit shorter of an episode, but hopefully, it will be helpful in your journey to making a salable company. This week's questions are:

  • What kind of financing is available between minimal downpayment and conventional financing threshold?
  • Should you buy a reta...
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    Does race play a factor in business value and the salability of a company? You wouldn't think that it would, there is empirical data and anecdotal rationale as to why a gap in value exists between black and white businesses. After my conversation, it seems not for the reasons you might guess. It is because of history, education, and the lack of access to capital and my guest today and I talk about it. Jamar Cobb-Dennard permitt...

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    Frequently Asked Question Episode:
    Each week I answer three questions about business value or selling companies that come in from the website or social media. This is a little bit shorter of an episode, but hopefully it will be helpful in your journey to making a salable company. This week's questions are:

    What do you get when you buy a business?

  • You want to buy the assets of the entity as it is the most tax advantageous to you...
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    June 15, 2020 38 min

    One of the people that Ed’s been hassling and trying to track down and get on the podcast is Brian Trzcinski of MassMutual. Ed’s seen him speak probably three or four times, and each time he comes away shaking his head with such good information. MassMutual do some really great research. Brian is the director of the business market development over at MassMutual. He’s in charge of all the marketing programs aimed at assisting busin...

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    Ed does a fair amount of equipment appraisal. With this pandemic, lots of companies are likely going to be forced to sell their companies, which is simply the assemblage of assets and lots of the goodwill has evaporated with this pandemic. Ed thought it would be a good idea that they talk about equipment value, and that's where his friend in the business Tim Roy, from Capitale Analytics comes in. He's a machinery and equipm...

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    Have you ever thought about online businesses - that they’re as much of a business as any other business, the kind that has bricks and mortar? Well, the interesting thing is that this is big business. Ed is not kidding you when he tells you that some of the multiples that are being paid for some of these online businesses are remarkable. Ed had the opportunity to talk to Andrew Voda of Empire Flippers which is a domain brokerage, s...

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    Have you ever wondered how to secure your company and the value associated with technology, and intellectual property even if you're just a small five-man shop? Have you ever thought about the risk associated with your technology? Well, today I had the opportunity to visit with Brandyn Fisher of The Mako Group. The Mako Group is a cybersecurity type company. And what they do is they test - they go in and try to infiltrate your ...

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    On this show, Ed had an opportunity to visit Tom Deans who is a wealth of knowledge. Tom Deans is the author of Willing Wisdom and Every Family’s Business. Tom is probably the foremost thought leader on family businesses and the unique dynamic associated with it. Having a podcast is one of those things where you get an opportunity to visit with people that are way over your pay grade and Tom was one of those guys to Ed as he has be...

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    Do you know what a family office is? Ed didn't either. He'd heard the term before, but just never really understood its function.  Ed has known Kevin Alerding of Indie Asset Partners for a while. He's seen him speak a couple of times and, he recently joined a practice in which the practice is a family office. So Ed reached out to him and wanted to learn a little bit about what a family office is and who's it for? Wh...

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    Frequently Asked Question Episode:
    Each week I answer three questions about business value or selling companies that come in from the website or social media. This is a little bit shorter of an episode, but hopefully it will be helpful in your journey to making a salable company. This week, rather than 3 questions, I share with you "65 business risks." It was shared with me and I don't know the source, but I found it ve...

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    May 7, 2020 60 min

    Office hours discussing buying, selling, valuing a business. We discussed the effects of COVID19, financing, and the future of dealmaking. I was joined by Larry Metzing and Jamar Cobb-Dennard

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    Today, Ed had an opportunity with Mikel Berger. Mikel is one of the co-founders of a private equity group, but they are not your average private equity group. He has 37 partners and they are buying small businesses. He and his team are looking for deals with business owners that are looking to retire. It’s a really interesting group doing special things in this underserved market.

     

    Enjoy this episode with Mikel Berger!

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    Frequently Asked Question Episode:
    Each week I answer three questions about business value or selling companies that come in from the website or social media. This is a little bit shorter of an episode, but hopefully it will be helpful in your journey to making a salable company. This week's questions are:

  • What does my company look like after coronavirus? What does this do to my business? And what does value look like? And what...
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    It’s not the most obvious choice to have an insurance expert as a guest on the show, but Zach Finn is someone that is really impressive. Zach Finn is Clinical Professor and Director of the Davey Risk Management and Insurance Program at the Butler University College of Business. Previously, he was Risk Manager for The J.M. Smucker Company in Orrville, Ohio, where he managed the Corporation’s risk management program, including global...

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    April 24, 2020 9 min

    Frequently Asked Question Episode:
    Each week I answer three questions about business value or selling companies that come in from the website or social media. This is a little bit shorter of an episode, but hopefully it will be helpful in your journey to making a salable company. This week's questions are:

  • How to tell employees of a pending sale?
  • After Corona Virus and my business looks different, how will it affect value?
  • What d...
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