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We get how challenging having Skin in the Game is. We are Entrepreneur Owner Manager (EOM) business owners too, who succeed only when you do.

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Entrepreneur Owner-Managers are a unique species. They care more. Because we have worked with hundreds of them, we appreciate, empathize, and understand them. We like them. We think of our work with them as our calling. We believe that EOMs are the most powerful pro-social and pro-economic force on the planet.

High-performing EOM businesses are rare and valuable. They merit unique methods to choose new owners. The right fit of values, culture, and alignment by best investors always unlocks superior Enterprise Value. Our broad cross industry experience gives us the widest field of visions to investor opportunities resulting in the creation of $Billions of Enterprise Value Created with Hundreds of EOMs.

EOM Resources

With scar tissue informed by scholarship in positive psychology and finance, we have a library of thought leadership that we freely share with EOMs.

Entrepreneur Life Arc
What Private Company Owners Care Most About in an M&A Transaction
Seller Beware
What Time Is It?
EOM Strengths & Risk Tolerance Studies
Your Crowning Achievement
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Entrepreneur Life Arc

Here’s a short video illustrating a concept we call the Entrepreneur Life Arc. It will be familiar to our friends who have attended the Bigelow Forum. Hope you enjoy it.

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What Private Company Owners Care Most About in an M&A Transaction

Key findings of the What Private Company Owners Care Most About in an M&A Transaction original research performed by Bigelow with the participation of more than 75 Entrepreneur Owner-Managers. After building Enterprise Value: what they believed was most important before a capital gain event, and for those that completed a cap gain event, what they looked back on as the most important.

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Seller Beware

We provide some learnings from years of experience with Entrepreneur Owner-Managers who are thinking about a capital gain someday in the private transaction market (what we call the Seller Beware market). EOMs who are planning to find a new majority investor for their enterprises will find this material immediately useful to think about, and act on.

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What Time Is It?

What Time Is It? What Time Is It, anyway? Hey, WHAT TIME IS IT? In meetings with Bigelow friends / clients, or up and down the hallways of our Firm, you frequently

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EOM Strengths & Risk Tolerance Studies

At Bigelow, we are committed to being masters of our craft, however, we are compelled to complement and enhance our practical experience with the latest thinking in the theoretical foundations of behavioral finance, and positive psychology, which have massive implications for EOMs. In this 4 minute video, we headline some of our foundational research and why we engaged in it.

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Your Crowning Achievement

Do most successful entrepreneur owner managers proactively plan for the day when they will get to select the next majority owner of their business? The answer is no. But in our experience, the best ones do...

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