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How this founder acquired her much-bigger competitor

October 12, 2015
Inc.
Author: 
Christine Lagoria-Chafkin
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Master of Business Administration in Executive Management (2013) alumna Kathryn Loewen, the founder of a Vancouver-based finance start-up Control, was interviewed by Inc. about using her business-savvy to acquire her much larger competitor.

Here is an excerpt:

"I never thought I'd acquire him. It was just sort of a big, hairy, audacious goal," says Loewen. "But it worked."

"All of a sudden investors started paying attention, because clearly I had the gumption to go out and acquire my biggest competitor--and that transaction went almost seamlessly," continued Loewen.

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