How Engineers, Developers and other IT Professionals Can Become Business Owners Without Starting From Scratch With Michael Frew

07 Feb 2024 • 38 min • EN
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As an engineer, developer or other IT professional, are you sick of meetings and managers?   And you dream of starting your own business so you can escape your cubicle? Michael Frew has a unique perspective - after 18 years working as an engineer and architect for top tech companies, he made a big shift to acquire online businesses instead of starting them.  In this interview, he shares why IT professionals may be better suited to buy (instead of start) an online business, and takes us through his 8-step framework to find, finance and acquire successful online companies. We also talked about: Why it can be hard for IT professionals to make a career change due to "golden handcuffs" Tips for building relationships with sellers when acquiring a business How to finance an online business acquisition Managing teams when transitioning from employee to business owner Key steps in the online business acquisition framework Want to hear more? Tune in to the full conversation with Michael Frew. And don’t forget to subscribe so you never miss an episode! Want regular access to tips, techniques and advice from experts about growing your business? Sign up here. RESOURCES MENTIONED Newsletter: Learn: Website: Book on managing a business:  Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business (affiliate link) LinkedIn:  See for privacy information.

From "Online Business Launchpad | Start An Online Business | Online Business Growth"

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