How to Acquire and Scale Your First SaaS Business | Michael Frew

I know what you’re thinking…

“Reed, you’re a real estate guy! Why are you talking about SaaS businesses?”

Well, at the heart of it, Investing in the US is a show about making money. And making money is all about expanding your horizons and educating yourself on the multitudes of ways to do it. Acquiring and scaling SaaS businesses just so happens to be a fantastic way to break into the world of digital entrepreneurship and start earning your first passive income. 

That’s why I’ve invited Michael Frew on the show today! Michael owns and operates several seven-figure businesses and is a renowned expert in acquiring and operating digital businesses. He encourages and educates other engineers and IT professionals on the career choice of acquiring online businesses to help them maximize their financial future.

Today, he will share everything you need to know before acquiring your first SaaS business and breaking into digital entrepreneurship, so without further ado, let’s get right into it!

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  • 00:00:00 Intro
  • 00:01:15 How Michael made his first dollar as a kid
  • 00:03:11 The digital side of entrepreneurship
  • 00:08:38 Evaluating subscription-based businesses for investment
  • 00:12:52 SaaS valuation multiples
  • 00:17:35 Should you sell your SaaS businesses?
  • 00:22:31 Financing SaaS business acquisitions
  • 00:23:58 What the future has in store for Michael
  • 00:28:17 Top 5 investing tips
  • 00:34:16 Outro


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