Acquisitions · M&a

How much should a bootstrapped startup ask for an acquihire?

Luigi Guarnieri Sales Support Cash&Carry presso Esprinet Italia

January 18th, 2017

I've seen numbers thrown around in the range of $750K -$1.5M per employee, but this seems to be for VC funded companies correct? If you are a bootstrapped start-up with very little debt, 2-3 co-founders, but with no revenue or customers yet, what should be the per employee price for an acquihire?