What Private Equity’s Huge Capital Pile Means for Business Owners

The “capital superabundance” in private equity is having profound effects on the market

Private equity (PE) firms have an enormous amount of capital that is sitting on the sidelines. Estimates of global private equity “dry powder” totaled nearly $1.5 trillion in 2016, which […]

Event Lookback: M2 Highlights Manufacturing and Food & Beverage Financing Trends and Opportunities

The 2nd Annual M2 Conference: Growth & Financing Strategies for Manufacturers, held recently at the Tivoli Ballroom in Denver, Colorado, featured strategic insights from some of the region’s top experts in manufacturing and finance.

Panels of manufacturers and finance professionals discussed topics ranging […]

Four Major Mistakes Startups and Early Stage Entrepreneurs Make When Raising Capital

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Gary Miller

By Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

I am concerned. No, I am worried. I am worried about how unprepared entrepreneurs of startups and early stage companies […]

Sluggish Market Sends Investors Looking for Alternatives

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With interest rates currently near zero, CDs, bonds and banks aren’t providing attractive yields.

Gary Miller By Gary Miller – Managing Director, Consulting Division, SDR Ventures

It is […]

5 Key U.S. Manufacturing Arenas Poised for Growth in 2016 and Beyond

The 2015 Colorado CEO Forum featured a keynote presentation by Brian Beaulieu, CEO of ITR Economics, forecasting positive futures for U.S.-based manufacturing companies. While 4Q 2015 reporting still presents a 3.4 percent deficit in manufacturing growth to attain […]

Small Business Optimism At Pre-Recession High

According to the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), optimism among small businesses has reached its highest level since 2006. The NFIB Small Business Optimism Survey rose 2.3 points in December, with positive movement in eight of ten categories.

The greatest areas for […]

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