Episodes

July 14, 2021

EP#12 Buy and Hold

Background: ​David’s background includes leadership, operations, entrepreneurship, and investment experience. Prior to co-founding The Firefly Group, David co-founded Spring Mill Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. Previously,

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July 12, 2021

EP#11 Build Enjoy Then Exit

Mike Finger is a successful small business owner. Over the last 25 years, Mike has bought, built, and sold multiple businesses. Building his first business was a rewarding challenge, but what really captivated him was selling his first business.

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July 7, 2021

EP#10 We Buy Small Businesses

Joseph and Jasmine Mims are owners of Abundant Culture Fund, a private equity/business acquisitions fund that buys and grows small businesses. They strive to spread abundance throughout the world using conscious capitalism.

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June 30, 2021

EP#9 On Acquisitions and Exits

Jude David, JD, DCL, MBA Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions Jude David is Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions with Final Ascent. As a Louisiana native turned corporate attorney and investment banker,

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June 25, 2021

EP#8 How To Invest In Local Businesses

How to invest in local businesses

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June 22, 2021

EP#7 How Tech Investors Are Using SPACs

John C. Small is an accomplished executive with a rare combination of C-suite leadership experience and capital markets-based knowledge and contacts. His expertise spans data-driven analysis, raising capital, mergers & acquisitions, FP&A,

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June 17, 2021

EP#6 Finding Capital For Acquisitions

Transactional and M&A entrepreneur with a focus area and expertise in government guaranteed financial instruments. I acquired my first businesses at 19 and 20 years old, leveraging $2.5M+ in SBA 7(a) financing to facilitate 3 separate acquisitions of c...

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June 4, 2021

EP#5 The Psychology Behind Writing Checks

With a background in financial analysis, portfolio design and management, financial markets, angel investing, now applying his 29 years of working as a securities analyst/money manager/philanthropy consultant to address the inefficiencies in the entrep...

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May 7, 2021

EP#4 Re-view Business Strategies

I am a serial entrepreneur, mentor, educator, and business strategist focused on helping companies reach their next level of growth. Detailed analysis, historic, and empirical data are the cornerstones of our methods and we use a wide range of solution...

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April 15, 2021

EP#3 Investor Acquisition Advisors

Investor in Reg A+ IPOs, and for public companies. Host of the "Top M&A Entrepreneur's Podcast". Bought two companies, shut one down, sold the other to private investors. Co-founder of TurboSquid, recently sold to Shutterstock.

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April 5, 2021

EP#2 Veteran Ventures Capital

Derren Burrell, Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) has over 25 years as a professional financial manager in both public and private sectors. He is the Founder & President of Veteran Ventures Capital, LLC, an investment and consulting firm focused on scaling ...

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March 25, 2021

#1 The Deal Scout Introduction

This is The Deal Scout show. A behind-the-scenes look at deals in Real Estate, Business Acquisitions, and Investing with professional dealmakers**Venture Capital, Private Equity, Family Offices, Hedge Funds, Angel Investors,

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