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They Got Acquired is a media company that helps entrepreneurs sell their business.
Our mission is to redefine startup success by sharing stories of companies that sell for $100,000 to $50 million.
Silicon Valley tells us success means selling for hundreds of millions of dollars, a result of fast growth at all costs and raising lots of venture capital.
But for many entrepreneurs, there’s a more likely and more appealing option: a smaller yet life-changing exit, accomplished through thoughtful, sustainable growth while retaining ownership through bootstrapping or minimum funding.
They Got Acquired launched in early 2022. It’s a bootstrapped business, run by founder Alexis Grant and a team of about 10 talented contractors.
Alexis Grant is founder & CEO of They Got Acquired, a media company that features acquisitions of online businesses and the founders behind them.
Previously, she was EVP of Content at The Penny Hoarder, a personal finance media brand, where she worked alongside the founder as the third employee to scale the company’s content operations. She also founded The Write Life, an online community for writers she sold in 2021.
Lexi began her career as a reporter at the Houston Chronicle and U.S. News & World Report, before growing a boutique content marketing agency, which was acquired by The Penny Hoarder in 2015. She lives with husband and two young kids in Harpers Ferry, WV.
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