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How to Exit Right // Mark Achler, Managing Director of MATH Venture Partners
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How to Exit Right // Mark Achler, Managing Director of MATH Venture Partners
The Consumer VC episode 229 with Mark Achler, Managing Director of MATH Venture Partners

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Hey Friends,

Our guest today is Mark Achler, who is a serial entrepreneur and Managing Partner at MATH Venture Partners. Recently he published Exit Right, which he co-wrote with Mert Iseri. We talk all about how to exit a company in today’s episode.

We discuss:

  • When should an entrepreneur prepare themselves for an exit

  • How to build relationships with corporate development teams

  • Why exits usually don’t take care of themselves if you have a successful business

  • How to create alignment with your investor base

  • The FAIR framework

  • How to evaluate culture-fit

Thank you for listening!

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The Consumer VC

The Consumer VC: Venture Capital I B2C Startups I Commerce | Early-Stage Investing

The Consumer VC takes a look into early-stage consumer investing and venture capital. If you are interested in learning about consumer trends, have a b2c business and interested in learning about the fundraising process at the early stage, you have come to the right place. Mike interviews some of the top venture capitalists in the world that focus on B2C and consumer type companies or have a deep track record investing in these categories such as marketplaces, SaaS, social, CPG and non-tech subscription. Mike also interviews founders that are building some of the most disruptive consumer facing companies in the world. The conversation usually includes the insight the founder discovered, fundraising strategy, and the pitch. This podcast also includes bonus episodes. Each bonus episode dives into a particular subject that might not have to due with the fundraise or venture capital, but still would be helpful to founders. For example, a bonus episode on brand strategy or how to construct a board of directors. All bonus episodes will be clearly labeled. For all episodes, please visit www.theconsumervc.com. For updates, you can follow @mikegelb on Twitter.