Episode 121

How To Prepare for an Easy Exit with Kim McGuinness

This week on The Exit: Scared by unceremoniously losing her job when the newspaper she was working at shut down, Kim vowed to start her own business so she would never need to rely on anyone else again. The result was a 16 year journey of building an Australia-wide event company. Always knowing she would exit, Kim set the business up in a way that would be attractive to any buyer. Listen for all her tips on preparing for not just a successful exit, but a smooth exit.  


Kim McGuinness is a business consultant, writer, editor and brainstorming partner. Through SoloCEO, she works with business owners to build a strong foundation from which business can grow, and Kim is also the Director of Strategic Relationships at SBE Australia. SBE Australia is Australia’s leading program and expert network for scaling women-led businesses.

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimmcguinness/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/kimmcguinness

CoMojo Website – https://www.comojo.com.au/

SoloCeo Website – http://www.soloceo.com/

SBE Australia Website – https://sbeaustralia.org/


The Exit—Presented By Flippa: A 30-minute podcast featuring expert entrepreneurs who have been there and done it. The Exit talks to operators who have bought and sold a business. You’ll learn how they did it, why they did it, and get exposure to the world of exits, a world occupied by a small few, but accessible to many. To listen to the podcast or get daily listing updates, click on flippa.com/the-exit-podcast/


Steve McGarry

An entrepreneur, content creator, and investor based in sunny Tampa, Florida. In 2015, while living in San Francisco, Steve sold his first fintech startup LendLayer to Max Levchin’s (founder of PayPal) consumer finance company Affirm.

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