When it comes to defining your revenue streams, especially when you are developing a business model canvas, there are many factors that you need to consider that affect your potential income source. Will you use a fixed or dynamic pricing mechanism, and is your revenue based on transactional and reoccurring sources of revenue?
Most buyers and sellers just assume that when you buy or sell a business you pay cash. While cash may be a component in the sales price, generally a business sale is never an all cash deal. Often, there are secured notes and/or unsecured notes that the seller my extend to the buyer. Of course, […]
The Asset Accumulation Appraisal Method is used primarily for real estate holding companies, oil & gas companies, or other asset-heavy companies with earnings that do not support a value higher than the tangible assets. This method is sometimes used with profitable companies to represent the low end of the range of indications of value. This […]
When it comes revenue streams, they are generally either “transactional,” resulting from a one-time payment, or “recurring,” resulting from ongoing payments that deliver value or provide post-sales support. When it comes to defining a business’s revenue streams, I find it helpful to consider a list of different types of revenue streams to guide me and […]
Most businesses understand that they can either sell stock, which creates an equity position for the new investor in the business or that they can get a loan from a lending institution. A loan does not dilute the current owner’s equity but creates a fixed monthly expense in the form of principal and interest payments. […]
Coming up with a great idea is the easy part. It is the execution of bringing your idea to market that is the hard part. I have run into many clients who have a great idea, around which they want to build a business. When I mention that they can license the product to a […]