Book Review : Buy Then Build By Walker Deibel

Book Review : Buy Then Build By Walker Deibel | OpenGrowth

About the Author: Walker Deibel

An advisor, Walker Deibel, has co-founded three startups and has acquired seven companies, including an online business from Quiet Lite. He holds an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned the Declaration of Achievement in Entrepreneurship from the Skandalaris Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Walker is a Certified M&A Advisor and former SEC authorized stockbroker.

Walker has also generated almost a dozen films and has premiered at some of the world’s most prestigious festivals, including Sundance, SXSW, and Toronto International Film Festival.

 His book, Buy Then Build: How Acquisition Entrepreneurs Outsmart the Startup Game was circulated in fall 2018 by Lioncrest Publishing.


About the Book:

Buy Then Build is a book about what the author names a new trend for entrepreneurs – to be Acquisition Entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs have a problem: startups. Almost all startups either fail or never truly reach an endurable size. Despite the popularity of entrepreneurship, we haven't engineered a reasonable way to start; throughout the book, you get step-by-step education and almost the exact wording to use when talking to brokers and the other players in the acquisition game. Throughout the book, you get step-by-step instructions and almost the exact terminology to use when talking to brokers and the other performers in the acquisition game. Deibel uses his own experiences, enhanced by research and interviews, to present a substantive case for his entrepreneurial procedure. The guide is a beautiful blend of strategy and how-to with liberal doses of both.


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In Buy Then Build, acquisition entrepreneur Walker Deibel indicates how, to begin with, a sustainable, successful company and grow from there. You'll learn how to: 

  • Buy an existing business rather than beginning from scratch
  • Use holding as a path to financial independence
  • Spend a fraction of the time raising capital.
  • Discover great brokers, generate your own "deal flow," and see new listings early.
  • Uncover the best reliefs and most significant hazards of any company
  • Navigate the acquisition process
  • Become a successful acquisition entrepreneur

Buy Then Build is your guide to outsmart the startup game, live the entrepreneurial lifestyle, and reap the financial rewards of ownership now.  


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To read this book try any of these: 

To get the Kindle Edition click here.  

To get the Paperback edition  click here


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