Sell your business

Own a business in Austin? We specialize in selling small businesses with revenues from $500K to $5M+. Get started with a complimentary valuation.

We help you sell your business in 3 steps

Get a complimentary valuation

Our valuation process takes into account 150+ data points about your business.

Review qualified buyers

We'll match your business to our qualified buyers who meet the financial and experience requirements.

Pass the torch

Your Transaction Advisor will help you complete due diligence and close the deal.

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We're proud to be headquartered in Austin

We're in the center of one of the most vibrant small business ecosystems in the country. The demand for buying established and profitable local businesses is booming as Austin continues on an impressive growth streak. Entrepreneurs are flocking to Austin for the quality of life, low taxes, and business-friendly regulatory environment. We’re making it easier to buy and sell Austin businesses to enable the current generation to retire soundly, while the next can unleash their entrepreneurial spirit.

Meet some buyers in Austin

Kim B, Downtown Austin

Budget: $250k to $1M

Industry: Beauty Salons, Nail Salons, and Other Personal Care Services

Kim is the co-owner of a successful hair salon looking to expand through acquisition

Meg M, South Austin

Budget: $1M to $2M

Industry: Hospitality, Bars and Restaurants

Meg works in sales at a prominent software company and is looking to fulfill her lifelong dream of owning a hospitality business.

Chirag S, Southeast Austin

Budget: $1M to $2M

Industry: Home Services, Business Services

Chirag is a real estate investor and former tech company founder looking to acquire a services business in Central Texas.

TJ B, East Austin

Budget: $500k to $3M

Industry: Car Washes, Ice Cream Shops

TJ is the owner of Washaroo Hand Car Wash and Zeds Real Fruit Ice Cream.

Pete E, Northwest Austin

Budget: $2M to $10M

Industry: Business Services, Manufacturing

Pete is searching to acquire and operate a local business for the long-term leveraging past experience as a civil engineer and management consultant.

Brett G, South Austin

Budget: $2M - $10M

Industry: Construction, HVAC, Plumbing

Brett is interested in construction, HVAC, and plumbing businesses.

Snowcap Group

JC T, Lake Travis

Budget: $500k - $10M+

Industry: Business Services,Consumer Services, Technology, and more

JC is a Managing Member of a private equity firm that acquires Main Street businesses with superb track records to generate further value for all stakeholders.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Buying or selling a small business isn’t easy, but we make it easier. At Beacon, we help entrepreneurs avoid the upfront fees and heachaches associated with a business sale. Our Transaction Advisors help sellers (and buyers) every step of the way from valuation to handing over the keys.

We focus on main street businesses based in the U.S. These businesses typically have 3 to 25 employees and revenues from $500,000 to $5,000,000+.

We strive to get you competitive offers within 90 days. Depending on financing, it can take another 30-90 days to close. After closing, most sellers will stay on for a 1-3 month transition period to help the buyer get up to speed on the business. After an initial 4-week training period, the seller is typically compensated on an hourly basis the time they spend assisting the buyer.

We take a 7.5% commission when you sell your business, but it's completely free to test the waters.

We value businesses based on seller's discretionary earnings. This is another way of saying the cashflow you receive as an owner of the business. This amount is typically multiplied by 2-4x depending on the business. You can learn more by reading our Seller’s Guide to Small Business Valuation.

We vet buyers by assessing their finances, credit history, industry experience and background. In some cases, we also perform background checks. After vetting the buyer and signing a confidentiality agreement, we do several introductory calls with the buyer to share details about the business and answer all of their initial questions. We only introduce sellers to qualified buyers who are serious about making an offer.