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How to Position your Startup for a Merger/Acquisition featuring Nicolas McCoy

The AI in Business Podcast

Release Date: 03/23/2014

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In this episode, I interview the Managing Director of Silverwood Partners, Nicolas McCoy. Nicolas has over 15 years of experience leading corporate finance transactions & currently heads up Silverwood's valuation consulting practice.

Nicolas illustrates the strategic approach to making your startup or early stage company more appealing to investors/institutions and the steps to multiplying your odds for an expedited merger/acquisition.

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