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If You Provide a Strategic Technology or Outsourced Service, Consider Taking Some Equity in Your Fee Structure




I remember the mid to late 90′s well.  Everyone was high on the hog and sniffing Internet glue.  Kids that couldn’t even shave had a paper net worth in the millions, if not billions in some cases.  And some of the most ridiculous deals of the century got funded.  The atmosphere was such that everyone believed [...]

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Intuit Buys Mint.com for $170M




I was surprised today to hear that Intuit bought Mint.com for $170M.  Maybe surprised is the wrong word.  From a deal and synergy perspective, I can certainly understand why Intuit would want to do the deal.  Reportedly, Mint.com had 1.4M users, tracked $175B in transactions and $47B in assets and identified $300M in potential savings for [...]

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