Buying an Existing Business Step by Step
January 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm| $55
You want to buy a business and become a small business owner. Great! But you don’t know where to start. This workshop will help you find one to buy, avoid paying too much for the business, how you can get financing, and how do you finalize the deal.
This 3-hour workshop is designed to give you plenty of practical exercises to give you, the future business owner, real steps to take away and the skills and know-how that you’ll need for:
- Finding a business to buy
- Evaluating an offer to sell a business
- Performing the necessary review and due diligence on the business you want to buy
- Determining a fair purchase price and negotiating the deal
- Understanding the various financing options available to you
- Bringing the purchase of the business to a win-win conclusion
This workshop is also suitable for existing small business owners who are contemplating selling their business in the future. It will help you understand the process the potential buyer will go through to evaluate your business so that you’re better prepared.
This is an interactive workshop. You will be provided case studies of real companies that went through a sales process to further your understanding of the concepts and skills taught in this workshop. We encourage participation by all attendees — so bring along your questions!
This workshop is presented by Kris Fuehr. Kris is an Associate at Paulson Exchange. Paulson Exchange represents privately-owned business owners when they are ready to sell their business. They work with buyers to match the right business for their lifestyle, budget, and resources. Kris spent her initial career in technology and marketing after receiving her MBA from University of Washington Foster School of Business. After a 13-year Microsoft run, she began working with small businesses, hosting workshops and acting as Director of Marketing for several startups. Kris has been consulting and connecting buyers and sellers for over 8 years, and specializes in service businesses, industrial/manufacturing, and niche companies. You can email Kris via [email protected] Her mobile number is 425-830-0867. You can also visit her LinkedIn profile here: Kris Fuehr.