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  • [Best of the Podcast] Specialized Insurance for Your Next Deal
    POSTED 12.19.18 M&A Masters Podcast

    This episode was originally published on April 20, 2018.

    With typical insurance covering your home or car, it can be like pulling teeth to get a claim paid. Unfortunately, that leads to skepticism about all types of insurance.

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  • Long-Term Trends to Watch Out for in Silicon Valley
    POSTED 12.12.18 M&A

    Where is Silicon Valley headed in 2019… and beyond?

    As with any forecast, you first have to look to the past and the present day to get a sense of what trends will continue, and what surprises we might find in the future.

    I recently sat down with Bob Karr, founder and CEO of business-focused social network, Link SV, to get his thoughts on what he sees as the most important trends that will impact the Valley.

    They run the gamut, from staffing to mergers and acquisitions.

    If you run a startup, work in tech, or invest, this is a must read to get an idea of fundamental shifts that are changing the way you do business.

    Acquisition Growth Strategy

    As Bob notes, some people these days are building companies to pass down to their kids; the classic family business. Others are trying to create major companies that they hope will grow big enough to go public…a unicorn like Uber, in other words.

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  • Bob Karr | Turning Cold Calls Into Warm Calls
    POSTED 12.5.18 M&A Masters Podcast

    Silicon Valley is obviously on the forefront of technology. What’s not as clear is how to keep track of trends, new companies, key players, and all the rest, especially since it’s always changing.

    That’s why Bob Karr created LinkSV, a Valley-centric, comprehensive, and constantly updated social network. We talk about how to get the most out of LinkSV, whether you’re a service provider, startup looking for an angel, an investor looking for an acquisition, and beyond.

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