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November 23, 2024

How this Business Strategy Transform Companies, Increase Value, and Maximize Exit Value!

Chris Shipferling reveals game-changing strategies for exponential growth and profitable sales. Learn how digital marketing, AI, and strategic planning are pivotal in achieving business success.

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February 29, 2024

M&A Strategies with Jason Somerville

On this episode, Jason and the podcast host discuss the kinds of attributes that make an eCommerce brand an attractive acquisition target, the current M&A market environment for eCommerce brands, what founders should know about the acquisition process, and much more.

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April 19, 2024

What Makes Brands Attractive to Investors?

Chris Shipferling of GW Partners joins Mike to discuss the capital market for eCommerce brands in 2024.

In tight capital markets, it may not be possible to sell your brand. But building a brand that's attractive to buyers is the same as building a profitable brand.

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March 29, 2024

7 Minute Deals: The E-Commerce Exit Strategy with Jason Somerville

Navigating the Exit: A Guide for E-commerce Entrepreneurs In this post, I'll share the valuable insights from our discussion, focusing on how e-commerce founders can prepare their businesses for a successful sale.

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March 6, 2024

How to Grow Your Business Valuation for The Sale of Your Company

Chris and Jason give an inside look at all the things buyers/acquirers are looking for in today’s market to prepare your product company for an optimal valuation and sale.

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February 24, 2024

Insider Strategies for Consumer Brand Success with Jason Somerville

Dive into Jason’s transition from investment banking to entrepreneurial success.

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January 16, 2024

Exit Planning: Steps to Prepare to Sell Your Business, with Jason Somerville

Join Jayson, on topic is exit planning, and all of the steps you can take as a business owner to help you prepare to sell your business. We all want to sell for the highest possible price at the highest multiple.

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January 16, 2024

Unlocking 10x Growth: Chris Shipferling's Omnichannel Blueprint for Skyrocketing Your eComm Brand!

10x-ing your brand typically refers to achieving exponential growth and impact for your brand. What are some highly effective strategies if you’re an Amazon seller who wants to 10x your brand or maybe even become a household name?

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January 15, 2024

Maximizing Success in Consumer Products with Chris Shipferling

Listen to this informative Sharkpreneur episode with Chris Shipferling about maximizing success in consumer products.

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November 20, 2023

Jason Somerville on Engineer of Finance Podcast

Learn about how Jason’s work in helping entrepreneurs with their exit strategy.

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November 29, 2023

The Future of Consumer Products and E-commerce: Insights from Jason Somerville

Jason Somerville, founding partner at GW Partners, shares his insights on mergers and acquisitions in the consumer products and e-commerce space. He discusses the importance of conveying a vision to potential acquirers, the role of relationships in deal-making, and the impact of uncertainty on the M&A market. Jason also highlights the lessons learned from the rise and fall of Amazon aggregators and emphasizes the need for business owners to have a realistic understanding of their market position.

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November 29, 2023

How GW Partners Supercharges Consumer Brands with Chris Shipferling

Chris will discuss how GW Partners leverages operational expertise — including a deep understanding of the nuances of E-commerce — to help clients optimize and increase value. With over twenty years of experience in the field, he’s got a lot of valuable insights, so be sure to listen to this episode for a crash course in smart business management!

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November 29, 2023

Chris Shipferling: Transform Companies, Increase Value, and Maximize Exit Value!

Chris shares his expertise in integrating digital marketing and AI into business strategies. This episode is a treasure trove for CEOs and entrepreneurs, as Chris details practical tactics for harnessing the power of the digital landscape to scale your business and achieve a competitive edge. Get ready for a journey into advanced business growth strategies, where Chris provides concrete steps and industry-specific examples.

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November 8, 2023

Best strategies to prepare your Amazon business towards an exit

Do you have an Amazon business and want to sell it at the best possible price? Do you know how to prepare your company for a successful exit? What factors influence the value of your business and how can you optimize them?

In this video, we introduce you to Chris Shipferling, an expert in business consulting and investment banking services for the lower middle market. Chris is the founding partner of GW Partners, a firm that specializes in helping eCommerce business owners and digital natives get the best possible deal for their companies.

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October 25, 2023

Jason Somerville on The Hard Truth About B2B eCommerce

Jason Somerville is a 20-year eCommerce veteran and Founding Partner at GW Partners. We discuss all the challenges Jason has faced in eCommerce that has evolved from B2C to a more multichannel and B2B eCommerce format. We also discuss the investment landscape for brands and what brands can do to better set themselves up for investment and exit.

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October 26, 2023

Navigating the Current Amazon Seller Landscape with Chris Shipferling

Delve into the intricacies of navigating the ever-evolving Amazon seller landscape. With Amazon's marketplace constantly changing, staying ahead of the curve is essential for success.

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October 16, 2023

Market Share, Growth And Scaling With Jason Somerville

Not sure if you are building an asset or a money pit? Tune into today's episode with Jason Somerville of GW partners to define where you want to go and then build accordingly.

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September 19, 2023

How To Sell Your DTC Business For So Much Money

the importance of data analysis, acquisition channels, and unit economics. They also emphasizes the significance of having a strong brand promise and story, as well as intellectual property to assure buyers and increase the value of your business. Chris shares real-life examples and practical tips on finding the right team members, optimizing your supply chain, and building strategic relationships with suppliers. If you're looking to maximize the value of your business and understand your exit plan, this episode is a must-listen.

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September 15, 2023

How Chris helps E-Commerce business owners transform their companies, increase value, and maximize an exit

GW Partners is on a mission to help owners transform their companies, increase value, and maximize an exit. They partner with consumer products brands that desire to create and execute an operational plan to materially increase their attractiveness as a strategic acquisition target.

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June 7, 2023

Jason Somerville on Influential Entrepreneurs with Mike Saunders, MBA

Let's explore this episode of Influential Entrepreneurs hosted by Mike Saunders, MBA , where Jason unveils his distinctive expertise, encompassing significant transactions and practical groundwork. This positions him as a vital ally for founders venturing through the intricate journey of selling their businesses.

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April 4, 2023

Putting Your Amazon Business on Steroids and the Need for Expert Consulting with Chris Shipferling

What if you have a partner who shares your passion for your business? A team that helps you strategize, mitigate risks, and bring your business to the next level. Enter South Col, an eCommerce accelerator that does not only infuse working capital into your business but also brings in 15 years of combined experience in investment banking, finance, operations, and sales and marketing.

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May 11, 2022

Want to sell? Know Your SKU Economics

When looking at brands to work with, Global Wired Advisors managing partner Chris Shipferling says he prefers to work with those who understand their numbers.

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May 11, 2022

Investment Banking for Digital-first Brands with Chris Shipferling

Global Wired Advisors is an investment bank that focuses on digital-first brands in the consumer product marketplace, says managing partner Chris Shipferling.

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April 12, 2022

Amazon Aggregators: A profile of Risk and Return w/Rob Salmon of Global Wired Advisers

In this interview, we cover a wide range of topics, from discussions about Amazon aggregators to the rise of TikTok.

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March 20, 2022

Post-Prosper Round-Up With Chris Shipferling

In this episode of Amazing Exits, Paul Miller sits down with Chris Shipferling, Managing Partner at Global Wired Advisors, to discuss observations, trends, and strategies from the Prosper Show. Chris talks about the shift in agenda from previous Prosper Show years, why brand owners are focusing their resources on product innovation, and the effects of current events in terms of growing and exiting your brand.

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March 1, 2022

Amazon Aggregators – An “Investment Grade” Analysis

In the end, the majority of all the cash you ever make on Amazon could end up being made by selling to an aggregator. That being the case, you need to understand who you’re dealing with!   If you own an Amazon-focused custom product or private label brand, it’s time to really understand these increasingly well-funded and active Amazon players.

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February 22, 2022

Interview with Chris Shipferling

Host Michael Levitt interviews Chris Shipferling, managing partner of Global Wired Advisors.

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January 25, 2022

How Valuable Is Your Company?

Building a brand vs. being a commodity. Do you know the difference? This difference is the main focus in determining a company's valuation.

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November 18, 2021

Investment Banking Services for Digital Consumer Products With Global Wired Advisors' Chris Shipferling

In this episode of The Thoughtful Entrepreneur Podcast, host Josh Elledge interviews Managing Partner Chris Shipferling. They discuss the full range of Investment Banking services available to digital consumer products companies, as well as the importance of engaging the services of a qualified Investment Banking professional

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November 18, 2021

Ups and Downs of Selling an FBA Business to an Aggregator with Chris Shipferling

In this episode, Chris will help us navigate the exciting but intricate puzzle of selling FBA businesses to aggregators.

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November 18, 2021

Investment Banking and Selling on Amazon with Chris Shipferling

In this Prime Talk Podcast Sponsored by GETIDA – Chris Shipferling - Managing Partner of Global Wired Advisors talks about Investment Banking and Selling on Amazon, also more information about his life's journey.https://youtu.be/2DxdDFH-nLY

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November 18, 2021

Brands and Aggregators with Chris Shipferling

In this episode, we talk about how things are going in the World of aggregators with our guest, Chris Shipferling from Global Wired Advisors!

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November 18, 2021

What is an Amazon Aggregator and the Entrepreneurial Success Story of Chris Shipferling

Managing partner Chris Shipferling shares his story and answers the question: what is an Amazon Aggregator?

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November 18, 2021

The Defiance Ventures Podcast featuring Chris Shipferling

John Epsey interviews managing partner Chris Shipferling from Global Wired Advisors.  In this episode Chris discusses starting Global Wired Advisors with partners, watching COVID unfold and the incredible effects it had on his clients, and he talks about growing, scaling, and exiting an e-commerce business.

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October 7, 2020

Mo Money Mo Problems | How to Get on the Right Side of a Business Transaction

Today I talk with Chris Shipferling, from Global Wired Advisors, a leading Digital Investment Bank focused on optimizing the business sale process. Years ago, selling an Amazon business was a far cry and wasn’t so easy for people to do, but now it’s much more common and Chris’s company makes the whole process a lot smoother.

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September 29, 2020

How to Prepare Your Business For An Exit

In this episode, Jeremy talks to Chris Shipferling and Jason Somerville, Managing Partners of Global Wired Advisors. We dive into the necessary steps to prepare your business for sale. The deal analysis process, metrics to track, milestones to achieve, and growth plans. We also cover how to best determine the timing for selling,  valuation metrics, and specifically what investors/acquirers look for.

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September 23, 2020

The Importance of Exit Planning and the Massive Opportunity that Exists to Sell Your Online Business with Chris Shipferling

Exit planning can be intensely stressful, overwhelming, and full of question marks. When do you start exit planning? What should you prioritize in the exit planning process? If you resonate with these questions, you are not alone. Chris Shipferling of Global Wired Advisors is on Amazing Exits today to discuss how to effectively choose the best exit strategy for your business

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August 19, 2020

What's the Difference When Selling Your E-commerce Business?

In this episode, Alex interviews Chris Shipferling of Global Wired Advisors, a digital investment bank that focuses on optimizing the business sale process.  Chris discusses how Global Wired Advisors works with e-commerce businesses, digitally native brands, SaaS, and digital agencies to yield the best outcome when it comes to an exit.

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June 6, 2019

Building a Business to Sell, Part 3 - Prepping Your Business for Sale

Part three of our "Building a Business to Sell" series brings us to when you should really start preparing your business for the market, including when you need to start talking with an advisor to help you through the process.

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May 1, 2020

Wall Street's View on Profitably Selling Your Digital Business with Chris Shipferling

Chris Shipferling offers a Wall Street Investment Banking perspective on selling online and digitally native businesses.

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February 7, 2020

How to Sell Your Business

Chris Shipferling discusses a variety of topics, including business valuations and the business sale process.

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May 23, 2019

How to Sell a SaaS, E-Commerce, or Digitally Native Company with Chris Shipferling

Chris and Jason tell me how they take their experience, that usually is used for huge, monstrous companies and make it accessible to the lower end of the multi-million level companies. They share some examples they have seen within their business and the opportunities that many businesses seem to be overlooking. Including traditional brick and mortar businesses making their brand available to the online market path.

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December 9, 2019

How to Maximize Enterprise Value at Exit Using an M&A Advisor Instead of a Business Broker

In our discussion, we talk through the differences between the services one can expect from a typical business broker, and that of a firm like theirs, and, as you will hear when you listen, the differences could results in a significant difference in the value of your company when you sell.

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February 28, 2020

Maximizing The Value Of Your Ecommerce Business With Chris Shipferling

In this episode, Jordan speaks with Chris Shipferling from Global Wired Advisors about how he helps e-commerce owners sell their business.They talk about how much you can potentially get for your business and where you need to be to actually sell your business. Chris shares a bit of his background; who he is, what he does, who he works with, and how he became an expert in the field that he is in. He also shares tons of valuable insights about how a business owner can effectively sell his business.

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March 20, 2020

Understanding the Uncertainty of the Current COVID-19 Market with Jason Somerville

We’re facing a lot of uncertainty in the financial market right now amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re talking through the current market and e-commerce business landscape to understand what’s going on, how it’s impacting e-commerce and what’s available to help.

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April 13, 2020

How sell your eCommerce business for max £$€s with Chris Shipferling

For digital companies who have grown multi million dollar businesses, there are relatively few choices for a successful exit. Chris says that middle market investors won’t consider anything below $75 million in revenue so the only choice becomes business brokers.This huge gap in the market was the perfect opportunity for the partners who now offer an alternative to brokers. Furthermore, their investment banking background gives them a collective edge over typical buy/sell brokerages.

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August 6, 2020

2020 Business Selling Forecast with Jason Somerville

Jason Somerville with Global Wired Advisors tells us right now is the best time to get your business on the market.

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January 20, 2020

What's the Difference Between a Broker and a Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor?

The business selling process is going to look different depending on if you use a broker or a mergers and acquisitions advisor.

Chris Shipferling with Global Wired Advisors talks us through those differences and gets into the details of what that process looks like with Global Wired.

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August 6, 2020

How to Sell Your Amazon Business

Chris Shipferling dispels some common myths about selling Amazon businesses and highlights key factors to consider when preparing for a sale.

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May 25, 2020

How to Sell Your Business for 10x Multiple

Drawing from his decades of institutional investment banking experience, digital expertise, hundreds of e-commerce deals and over a trillion dollars’ worth in combined deal experience, Chris Shipferling, Managing Partner at Global Wired Advisers talks about their services and experiences in selling e-businesses.

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April 12, 2020

The Impact of Coronavirus on Ecommerce Businesses

Jason and Chris talk about the impact of Coronavirus in many businesses and how it's reshaping the e-commerce industry. They also share great insights on what people can do in order to keep a healthy business and why now is a good time to get educated and reflect.

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August 6, 2020

Selling Your Small Business Through M&A Advisors

Chris Shipferling, an expert in buying and selling businesses, joins Eric Stopper in this week’s episode as they tackle the importance of keeping your accounting books in check prior to selling your business, why the lack of customer data from Amazon are hurting business owners, the value of product roadmaps, how to best drive traffic for your business using ads on Facebook and Instagram, and why having focused branding is a deal-maker when selling your business

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June 12, 2020

Selling your Amazon Business via M&A Advisors

Chris Shipferling discusses the difference between an M&A advisor and a business broker, the leading factors in deriving an accurate business valuation, and how an M&A advisor can help you achieve the maximum value at a sale.

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