Steve Little is an acclaimed serial entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and mergers and acquisitions expert well known for generating accelerated value growth and extraordinarily high acquisition value multiples for his clients.
He sold his first company at age 15 for nearly $250,000 and never looked back. He’s led 6 successful startups of his own to private acquisitions of over $120 million each, and provided explosive growth and lucrative $100M+ acquisitions for dozens more – first with top tier Silicon Valley venture firms and in the past several years as founder and managing director of Zero Limits Ventures.
At Zero Limits Ventures he spots unique opportunities for valuation growth where others don’t, whether triple bottom line “evolved enterprise” models, social engagement strategies or other vehicles beyond simple revenue and profit growth. Steve has also raised more than $1B in startup and growth funding for 11 different businesses in multiple industries. And he led the buy-side M&A team for a major technology innovator, acquired and successfully integrated 9 companies in less than 12 months.
Known as the “The Activator”, Steve has personally taught, coached and mentored hundreds of business owners, corporate executives and entrepreneurs, helping his clients overcome the myriad of complex challenges to develop breakthrough strategies for peak individual and team performance and conscious leadership to generate astounding financial returns.
Steve is also a 4-time champion body-builder and power-lifter, an accomplished musician, and a dedicated and loving father to two amazing and talented daughters.
Check out episode 392 of "Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do" for all Steve's great pieces of advice (including "Start with an exit plan")