EP 27 The Agency Model vs. Ecommerce Companies and over 5 acquisitions

In this episode of I&S, host Gabriel Murillo is joined by guest Jordan West as they delve into the world of entrepreneurship, acquisitions, and building successful businesses. From the importance of recognizing and leveraging individual strengths to seizing opportunities during challenging times, they provide invaluable insights and advice. They also discuss the power of collaboration, the role of content creation in client acquisition, and their vision of creating a conglomerate of agencies in the D to C space. Tune in for an inspiring conversation on wealth, impact, and the game of business.

EP25 Investing in Online Businesses: A Glimpse into the Journey and Vision of Black Book Investments

In today’s digital age, online businesses are thriving, offering investors a unique opportunity to tap into this growing market. In a recent podcast episode, the founder of Black Book Investments discussed their journey in starting and growing a micro private equity company that buys and operates a portfolio of online businesses. This article will explore the key insights shared in the podcast, from the importance of due diligence to investing with Empire Flippers Capital and the future vision of Black Book Investments.

EP22 From U.S. Army to acquiring over four businesses in the past 10 years with Jeffrey Evenson

Jeffrey Evenson attended West Point, a military academy in New York. And then he joined the army for just a short time after leaving West Point. After grad school, he earned an MBA, gained a lot of knowledge about finance, and ended up trading stocks as a job. Eventually, he moved from the trading business into investment management, working for a boutique investment manager.

EP21 Intentional Business Acquisition with Russell Benaroya

Russell Benaroya is an entrepreneur with a background in corporate finance and private equity. Prior to becoming a Partner at Stride, Russell was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Higi, a population health enablement company that owns the largest national network of health screening stations. He was an investment professional for the private equity firms Kline Hawkes and Blue Point Capital, where he invested in healthcare, technology, and industrial-based enterprises. He is also an author, entrepreneur, coach and speaker focused on helping people achieve their highest and best use by staying in their genius zones.

EP20 A new financing path for acquisition Entrepreneurs with Boopos Founder Juan Ignacio Garcia

Juan was the CFO for a company called Cabify, like Uber in Spain and Latin America. He had previously worked as an engineer in private equity, investing in banking. He considered himself a tech and finance guy. He started his own company Boopos in May 2020 to provide financing to people who want to acquire businesses. He decided to start his own business. And learned about all these aggregators that were buying companies based on data that they were pulling from the Amazon market.

EP18 3 Acquisitions since 2020 with Lucas McCann owner of CoreAffinity.com

Lucas McCann is the owner of CoreAffinity.com, he has acquired over 3 businesses in the past 4 years with his partners. In this episode, he talks about the importance of thinking of acquisitions as a team sport vs. as a solo sport. He shares with us the core strategy they use every time they speak with a potential seller, especially when it comes to off market deals, and how they incorporate these principles and utilize the better together framework.