Troy Knauss

Want to sell all or part of your business? I'm looking to buy. Contact me with your opportunity.

As an expert in running companies, entrepreneurship and angel investing, I actively mentor founders and new investors on what it takes to start, build, grow and exit early-stage ventures. Heck, with over forty companies in my portfolio and a number of successful exits, I even decided to share some of my knowledge in a book, How to Make Money with Angel Investors & Entrepreneurs: 100 Rules for a Successful Startup Deal. I enjoy giving back to the community and teaching this subject around the world, in classrooms, and in communities that want to better understand how to build a budding entrepreneurial ecosystem that can expand its economy. Feel free to contact me to discuss your situation.

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General parameters for an acquisition or buy-in:

Size: A small business with an EBITDA greater than $125k and revenues in the $1M - $20M range.

Stage: Established business with cash flow and growth opportunities. Current owner may be looking to sell or to free up time for family or leisure.

Business Focus: Product-oriented companies that develop, produce, package, and/or distribute products for and to other businesses and/or directly to consumers.

Industries: Agnostic to specific industries. Preference for niche food companies.

Transaction: Either acquire 100% of the business with a seller transition period, or acquire a percentage of the business and join the day-to-day management team.

Geography: Prefer southeastern US region, but open to any region in the US and Puerto Rico.