Podcast Episodes

Art of the Roll-Up: 40 Businesses in 4 Years
Jeff Homer bought a small local music school as a fun side hustle. It turned out to be the opportunity of a lifetime.
May 20, 2024
Art of the Roll-Up: 40 Businesses in 4 Years
When a Restaurant Is a Great Business to Buy
Jarett Berke told his intermediary "no restaurants" but changed his tune when he saw what a great business Lou's was.
May 16, 2024
When a Restaurant Is a Great Business to Buy
Building a $10m Platform from 2 Low-SDE Businesses
Scott Walton bought 2 barely-profitable blue collar companies, changed the culture, unlocked growth & hired a president.
May 13, 2024
Building a $10m Platform from 2 Low-SDE Businesses
Holdco Origin Story: The Bumpy Road to $3m EBITDA
4 acquisitions, 3 years after the first deal, and 2 dishonest sellers before Chandra Rao went full-time in his holdco.
May 9, 2024
Holdco Origin Story: The Bumpy Road to $3m EBITDA
The Allure of Buying a Marketplace Business
Zach Smith bought a 30-year-old membership business that connects patients with dentists to return it to former glory.
May 6, 2024
The Allure of Buying a Marketplace Business
How an American Bought a Canadian Business
Most first-timers shy away from buying across borders. Not Christi Loucks, whose Canadian acquisition did $550k of SDE.
May 2, 2024
How an American Bought a Canadian Business
Selling $100k of Dog Training… Per Day
Garth Fasano searched part time for 5 years before finding a target with very sticky revenue & great business-buyer fit.
April 29, 2024
Selling $100k of Dog Training… Per Day
Rolling-Up to $15m EBITDA
Robert Graham & Aaron Blick's first acquisition did $1.2m SDE. Four years later, their roll-up generates $15m in EBITDA.
April 25, 2024
Rolling-Up to $15m EBITDA
The Double Life of Owning a Business 2.5 Hours Away
John Murphy pushed through divorce, $500k debt, and a bad broken deal to finally buy a 60-year-old business doing $8m.
April 22, 2024
The Double Life of Owning a Business 2.5 Hours Away
The Gritty, High-Capex Road to Millions
Reid Tileston bought a business that relied on $800k trucks, capex he came to love for the fat margins they produced.
April 18, 2024
The Gritty, High-Capex Road to Millions