Is this the right time for Founder's to Sell?

Fall 2018: M&A Considerations for FM & Technology Founder’s— The fall is literally awash in back-to-back industry conferences—so many that you need to own your own private jet to make each appearance. As I embark on several the next few weeks and meet with companies in the technology and FM space, the question/topic de jour, considering the frothy state of valuations in venture and private equity investing is “do I sell or raise more capital?” 2018 will mark the busiest year for transactions and capital raised for the FM and related technology space. Valuations have reached 10-year peaks and buyers and sellers alike are taking notice. With the Fed raising rates continuously all year, the