INTRO: NAVY/DIA VETERAN, HKS/BABSON ALUM - SEARCHING FOR SMB IN MA&NH
I'm Hans Olson - a Navy veteran, former Defense Intelligence Agency Operations Officer, an alum of the Harvard Kennedy School and the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College, and current searcher.
I founded Olson Holdings to invest in the acquisition and operations of a great small business in the greater Boston or southern NH area to operate and grow over a long term period. We search for a small business with growth potential, but here are some of the important criteria that we will use as a starting point when evaluating a business.
Minimum Revenue: $1 million
Minimum Seller Discretionary Earnings: $450,000
Low to Moderate Capital Intensity
High customer retention
Room for growth through marketing, sales, or operational efficiencies
Owner seeking an exit
Serial entrepreneur ready for next venture
Willing to assist with transition and training of new owner