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How many people actually sell their start-ups on this site?

How many people actually sell their start-ups or get funding through this site?

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The BAF Group LLC
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Mark, I am a Business Broker and therefore not necessarily the best person to answer the first part of your question. But for the most part, I can tell you that selling a startup in a profitable manner is similar in some respects to hitting Lotto. Unquestionably, it depends on the startup! But for the most part, people will be resistant to paying a premium for an immature operation, if they can start it up themselves at a much lower cost. Notable exceptions would be businesses that involve patents, copyrights and intellectual property. We do not work with many startups, (except for those noted,) simply because, from a brokerage perspective it tends to be a waste of our time. As for getting funding through this site, the vast majority of offers being made by so-called lenders are con artists and rank amateurs. There are many, many ways of getting funding, but the multitude of people offering unreasonably low rates and other ridiculous terms, or loans that do not demand documentation or qualification on this site, are simply not legitimate. If you research most of them, it does not take but a couple of minutes to realize they do not formally exist as a business, or they are not what they are here to be, at the very least. Unfortunately, this site is not monitored and it has become a hotbed of this kind of impractical misinformation.

Aug 31, 2014

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