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  1. Enterprise Support Software: Q4 2023

    In this edition of Founder’s ESS Vertical Coverage Report, our team provides valuable insights from the marketplace based on Q4. 2023 was a down year for software private equity with the primary factors being market uncertainty and the ongoing disconnect on valuation expectations between buyers and sellers.​ As these groups aim to put undeployed capital to…

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  2. Founder’s Managed IT Services Q4 2023 Update

    In this edition of Founder’s Managed IT Services Q4 2023 Update, our team provides valuable insights from the marketplace based on the fourth quarter. As guarded hopefulness for an economic soft landing ensued, United States MSP & IT Services transaction volume increased quarter over quarter. Our update also includes: “Platform or Add-On – Which Is…

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  3. SaaS Newsletter | February 2024

    This edition of Founders’ February 2024 SaaS Market Newsletter includes: SaaS M&A Update: 2023 Recap + 2024 Outlook Silicon Y’all 2024 Date Announcement Introduction to our recently launched Investment Grade Coaching & Advisory Board Program – a 12-month peer group and value creation program for SaaS entrepreneurs Comments and insights from industry experts Update on Founders’…

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  4. MarTech Market Update | February 2024

    In the MarTech February 2024 Market Update, we highlight public market trends, M&A activity, and some of the more active buyers/investors. We also share key performance indicators and valuation trends for sub-sectors within the MarTech and Marketing Services space. We’ve curated the latest market commentary and shared some relevant, founder-focused content from around the web. The…

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  5. Platform or Add-On – Which is My MSP?

    By: Chris Weingartner In the dynamic and ever-evolving landscape of the IT services ecosystem, owners of Managed Services Providers (MSPs) find themselves at a crossroads when considering the future of their businesses. As the demand for managed services continues to grow, owners must strategically position their MSPs to attract the right kind of attention from…

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  6. The Pros and Cons of Selling Your MSP to a Peer Group Member

    By: Chris Weingartner  Peer Groups serve an incredibly valuable role for MSPs and their owners/management teams that participate in them.  From benchmarking to sharing best practices, MSPs who participate in peer groups often are better run and operate with scalable processes and procedures that potential investors find very attractive.  They also can highlight areas where…

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