Samuel Baird graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, with an emphasis in mergers and acquisitions, venture finance, and technology commercialization. In addition, to his Juris Doctorate, he obtained his Master in Intellectual Property Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology. While attending school, Samuel successful built a six-figure consulting business and understands the unique challenges any business owner may face.
Samuel has spent the last decade helping startups and mid-size business structure their intangible assets for seed and series funding, along with mergers and acquisitions. Samuel has played a critical role in multi-million-dollar negotiations and acquisitions as an attorney for business sales, land-purchase agreements, patent licenses, and mergers and acquisitions within almost every industry. Utilizing this one-of-a-kind experience and education, he can find the hidden value in any transaction, no matter the size of the company.
Samuel is extremely experienced and qualified with regards to valuation, financing, and creative-deal structuring. He prides himself in his negotiating skills and being able to bridge the gaps that lead to successful transactions. Leveraging his experience as an attorney, he quickly identifies and resolves any potential areas of risk, to allow a transaction to close fast and efficiently.
As part of Sunbelt Midwest and the Sunbelt Business Broker network, Samuel has the unique ability to market nationally, internationally and on proprietary websites others do not have access to. Sunbelt, the largest business brokerage firm in the country has a proprietary site alone with over 10,000 listings. Using Samuel, gives you direct access to a team of business sales and marketing experts experienced in all industries, legal counsel, and M&A intermediaries.
Samuel is familiar with valuing, marketing, and selling businesses that range in value from as little as $100,000 to as high as $50 million. In the last 10 years, Samuel has developed a close and ongoing relationship with various private equity and venture finance groups. Samuel has over 10 years of experience owning, valuing, marketing, and selling businesses. Samuel brings experience and integrity to business brokerage and business consulting.
How to Use Intellectual Property to Build Technology Business Value
Technology businesses are different than those in any other industry; that’s why aligning intellectual property strategies is critical to business success – and establishing business value…