Co-founder and/or principal of 5 different Inc. Magazine fastest growing companies (e-commerce, e-learning, SaaS + real estate).
Serial entrepreneur who built or sold 24 businesses with adjusted sales ranging from $3 million to just under $4 billion.
Currently CEO of All Channels Media, LLC, and principal in Scalable.co, DigitalMarketer.com, Traffic & Conversion Summit, Praxio.com, TruConversion.com, War Room Mastermind, Fully Accountable, Everbowl Restaurants, Big Block Realty, Scribe Publishing and Real Estate Worldwide.
Roland’s work includes infomercials with Guthy-Renker, publishing deals with Simon & Schuster & Random House, shows with major hotels on the Las Vegas strip, over 100 private and public offerings, running an international hedge fund, advising major brands on a variety of business and legal related issues (from PepsiCo to MacDonald’s).
Roland has a real passion for business and putting deals together and is always looking for businesses to invest in or acquire, re-position and sell. Recent strategic partnerships and clients include Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Etihad Airlines, Harper-Collins Publishing, Fedex and Uber.
Specialties: Acquiring or partnering with entrepreneurs to scale businesses through acquisitions, strategic relationships and marketing. Roland is also adept at negotiation, copywriting, marketing strategy, structuring and funding of mergers and acquisitions and, public exit strategies for businesses and entrepreneurs.
One of the questions that I am most frequently asked is, “How do I grow my business so that I can make more money, but not work myself to death, alienate my family or chase too many squirrels?” We all have a tremendous amount of opportunities screaming for our attention, and we are all very busy – that’s why we are successful enough to be entrepreneurs in the first place.
Here are five takeaways to think about if you are considering selling your business (or buying one from someone else). We have been going through due diligence with an investor with whom we signed an LOI (letter of intent) to purchase a controlling interest in one of our companies.
A Digital Marketer Case Study – Lessons Learned While Pivoting, Re-purposing + Repositioning A Good Company Into A Great One, And An Unsaleable Lifestyle Business Into Multiple High-Value Acquisition Candidates. In this multi-part case study, we will take a close look at the evolution of DigitalMarketer from lifestyle biz-opp promoter into a sought-after high-value professional business.