Sellers’ Warranties

In the warranty section of a share purchase agreement (SPA), the sellers are required to provide warranties regarding essential circumstances in the company and its operations. The warranties are generally made on the date when[…]

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The Shareholder Agreement – SHA

The SHA is an agreement among the largest owners in a company where the parties agree on what rules are to govern important ownership decisions, decisions at meetings of the shareholders and of the board[…]

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Snap’s IPO

We all know Snapchat, the app that displays a picture (snap) taken with a mobile phone. The sender can choose for how long — between 1 and 10 seconds — the receiver can view the image. After[…]

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What to consider when resigning from the CEO position?

  In my last blog, “Abdicate from the CEO Position,” I discussed the importance of preparing for the replacement of the CEO in an owner-led business. If you are the principal owner and CEO, you[…]

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Abdicate from the CEO position

Resigning from the CEO role is a vital decision when you are the principal owner of the company. You must accept the handover to an outsider of not only the control of the business but also your life’s creation[…]

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Replace the CEO of an owner-led Company

I have, as a venture capitalist and adviser, worked with a large number of privately-owned companies. A typical task for a venture capital investor in an entrepreneurial, owner-led company is to drive the professional and[…]

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NPS – some reflections

In my previous blog post “Recommend to a friend”, I brought up the background to the measurement of customer loyalty with the Net Promoter Score, NPS [2]. The method is easy to use and popular[…]

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Recommend to a friend?

How likely is it that you will recommend a company to a friend or a colleague? That is the question we are asked more and more often after a finished purchase or being in contact[…]

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Sweden and Stockholm are hot

Industrifonden (a Swedish industrial development fund) is publishing The Swedish Tech Funding Report twice a year. The report provides insights into the investment activity in one of the world’s most active start-up ecosystems. The first[…]

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