April 25, 2022
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Alexis Grant on Launching They Got Acquired

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Alexis Grant is the founder of They Got Acquired, a recently launched publication covering digital companies acquired in the $100k to $50m range. In this conversation, we dug into the early decisions Alexis made when launching, how sponsorships took the business by surprise, and how they are planning to really monetize the business.

Jacob Cohen Donnelly: On your about page, you say that you launched They Got Acquired because you had gone through two exits in six years and realize there were no good resources for entrepreneurs like you, AKA, those not trying to build unicorns. Can you talk about your media career and how it set you up to create They Got Acquired?

Ben Clymer is founder and CEO of Hodinkee, a media and commerce company dedicated to the luxury watch market. What started as a personal blog thanks to a watch from his grandfather has turned into a highly respected business that can sell millions of dollars in watches in minutes.

In this episode, we went through the many different facets of the business, but a few things jumped out to me…

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