Brian Beattie

Brian Beattie is the Chief Financial Officer at Volaris Group. Besides overseeing the financial health of the company, he works closely with Volaris’ legal and M&A team on all new acquisitions. Brian is an expert on every stage of the M&A process – from sending out the non-disclosure agreement to executing the sales purchase agreement.

  • Customer Observation: Keeping the Focus on Customers

    Customer Observation: Keeping the Focus on Customers

    At Volaris, we are in a unique position to help the businesses we acquire engage with their customers because of our focus on the vertical software market. Being vertical means that we’re able to...

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  • The 3 Most Important Attributes of Potential Acquisitions

    The 3 Most Important Attributes of Potential Acquisitions

    At Volaris, our business is acquiring and building vertical market technology companies. But how do we know which companies to invest in? What attributes make certain companies more desirable than...

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  • Are You a Boss or a Leader?

    Are You a Boss or a Leader?

    There is a difference between being a boss and a leader. One manages their employees, while the other inspires them to innovate, think creatively, and strive for perfection. Every team has a boss,...

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  • Why Corporate Summits Are Essential to the Success of Your Business

    Why Corporate Summits Are Essential to the Success of Your Business

    At Volaris it seems as though we are always planning for our next corporate summit. After finishing a Global HR Summit, we began preparing for our Professional Services Summit and our Strategic...

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  • 6 Steps to Product Validation

    6 Steps to Product Validation

    One of the most expensive mistakes that B2B software vendors make is developing products that customers don’t want. In order to mitigate this risk, top performing software companies have processes...

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  • Avoid These 6 Mistakes When Selling Your Software Company

    Avoid These 6 Mistakes When Selling Your Software Company

    You have enjoyed some success and generated strong momentum for the future growth of your software company. You have solid customer relationships and a great team of programmers and product...

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  • 6 Things to Look for in an Acquirer

    6 Things to Look for in an Acquirer

    When it comes time to sell your business, it’s vital that you find the right buyer for your company. Not just any buyer will do – you want one that will preserve your legacy and to build upon your...

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  • What Due Diligence Should I Expect When Selling My Business?

    What Due Diligence Should I Expect When Selling My Business?

    You have worked incredibly hard building your software company. Now someone recognizes your value and is considering an acquisition. Your prospective buyers will conduct due diligence. That much...

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  • Sustainable Growth Through Pricing Discipline

    Sustainable Growth Through Pricing Discipline

    At Volaris, we have the privilege of speaking with hundreds of software companies each year that focus on serving vertical markets.  We like some of them enough to open our wallets to bring them...

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  • Succession Planning for Your Software Business

    Succession Planning for Your Software Business

    Why does succession planning matter? It's a big question. Well, first of all, we want to grow our businesses, we want our businesses to get bigger, stronger, better, to improve as time goes on and...

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  • Understanding the Evolving Relationship between Sales and Marketing

    Understanding the Evolving Relationship between Sales and Marketing

    Sales and Marketing are often seen as two separate departments within a company. At Volaris, we believe that although their daily operations are focused on different aspects of the customer...

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  • 8 Things That You Need to Know About Risk Management

    8 Things That You Need to Know About Risk Management

    For many people, the term risk management conjures up images of unforeseen crises that disrupt your business, followed by a frenzied response. This happens in all sectors, but the truth is, with...

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  • Preparing for Your Close Date

    Preparing for Your Close Date

    The big day is quickly approaching.  You’ve engaged with the perfect acquirer, negotiated the best deal and locked down the purchase agreement.  You’re not done yet though – selling a software...

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  • Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture within Your Organization

    Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture within Your Organization

    As business leaders strive for increased competitiveness, creating an entrepreneurial culture has become an important advantage. In the current business environment, the term entrepreneurial has...

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  • Employee Acquisition Series – Rental Result

    Employee Acquisition Series – Rental Result

    Today we are talking to Craig Richmond who is the product manager at Wynne Systems for the Rental Result product. Rental Result was acquired in late 2015. Previous to that, I had been involved in...

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  • You May Be the Owner, But Should You Be the CEO?

    You May Be the Owner, But Should You Be the CEO?

    When Trapeze was founded over two decades ago, there were only three of us in the whole company. Our office was the local pub where we’d give each other floppy disks with the code we had been...

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  • What to Think About Before Entering New Markets

    What to Think About Before Entering New Markets

    Before you go global, you really need to understand the markets you are moving into. You can’t assume that they work the same way they do at home. It can be quite a bit different and trying to...

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  • Employee Acquisition Series – Netadmin Part 1

    Employee Acquisition Series – Netadmin Part 1

    This week we talked with Henrik Thuren, Vice President of Product and Strategy at Netadmin, about his experience with being acquired by Volaris. Netadmin joined our Communications & Media...

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  • 7 Obstacles to Selling Your Software Company

    7 Obstacles to Selling Your Software Company

    What are some of the obstacles that you might face when trying to sell your business? We've listed the top 7 things you may encounter and how to overcome them. 7 Obstacles to Selling Your...

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  • 4 Steps to Prepare for an Acquisition

    4 Steps to Prepare for an Acquisition

    How can you best prepare for an acquisition? To start, follow these four simple guidelines in order to ensure a smooth acquisition process.

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