Let’s Talk: 17 Reasons Your Company May Not Be Investment Grade

Zane Tarence joins me on The SavvyCast to talk about his book 17 Reasons Your Company is Not Investment Grade (and What to Do About It).

17 Reasons Zane Tarence

Who is Zane Tarence?

Zane Tarence, managing director and partner of Founders Advisors, is an expert in the business of technology. He is an experienced investment banker, dealmaker, and serial entrepreneur. He has worked with hundreds of owners to position their growing companies to attract both investors and strategic buyers.

Is your company investment grade?

If you are an owner, investor or employee, you should know the answer before you sink time, energy or cash into an organization. In 17 Reasons Your Company Is Not Investment Grade & What To Do About It, investment banker and serial entrepreneur Zane Tarence reveals how professional investors determine investment-worthiness and enterprise value.

Ask yourself these questions.

  • Generate predictable cash flow?

  • Deliver tangible value to all of its stakeholders?

  • Attract top talent?

  • Support add-on acquisitions?

  • Give you more freedom?

Hear Zane explain his 17 reasons.

Zane runs through all of his 17 reasons and gives a bit of insight into what each one means for anyone who is a business owner. 

Resources related to this podcast.

More about Zane can be found here.

Zane’s book: 17 Reasons may be purchased here on amazon.

the 17 Reasons Assessment

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  1. Oh my stars!!! That is unreal!!!!! What a small world!!! I can’t wait to share this with Zane and his mom. They will be amazed!!! What a good little case study you had:-) So glad you reached out!!! XoXo

  2. I just happened upon this website through Melanie Shankle podcast. You can not even imagine how much I enjoyed seeing info about Zane Parker Tarence! He was my case study baby when I was in nursing school many moons ago , one of the real highlights of my nursing school years!

  3. Lou, this is SO encouraging!! Thank you so much for your kind words. My goal is to share something valuable on every episode of The SavvyCast, so your feedback has made my day. Glad to have you as a listener and “net promoter.” Blessings to you my friend!!!

  4. Even when the topic doesn’t have immediate relevance to my life, I always learn something new when Zane visits The SavvyCast. Thank you so much, Jamie and Zane, for providing such helpful information! Consider me one of your “net promoters!”

    Thanks again,

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