Stephan “Steve” Little
Steve Little is an acclaimed serial entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist and mergers and acquisitions expert well known for generating accelerated value growth and extraordinarily high acquisition value multiples for his clients.
He sold his first company at age 15 for nearly $250,000 and never looked back. He’s led 6 successful startups of his own to private acquisitions of over $120 million each, and provided explosive growth and lucrative $100M+ acquisitions for dozens more – first with top tier Silicon Valley venture firms and in the past several years as founder and managing director of Zero Limits Ventures.
At Zero Limits Ventures he spots unique opportunities for valuation growth where others don’t, whether triple bottom line “evolved enterprise” models, social engagement strategies or other vehicles beyond simple revenue and profit growth. Steve has also raised more than $1B in startup and growth funding for 11 different businesses in multiple industries. And he led the buy-side M&A team for a major technology innovator, acquired and successfully integrated 9 companies in less than 12 months.
Known as the “The Activator”, Steve has personally taught, coached and mentored hundreds of business owners, corporate executives and entrepreneurs, helping his clients overcome the myriad of complex challenges to develop breakthrough strategies for peak individual and team performance and conscious leadership to generate astounding financial returns.
Steve is also a 4-time champion body-builder and power-lifter, an accomplished musician, and a dedicated and loving father to two amazing and talented daughters.
As a purpose driven entrepreneur who recognizes how blessed his life is, Steve is committed to addressing the needs or a broad range of vital initiatives giving generously to:
- Support Younglife Africa and the daily care needs of hundreds of children and orphans in Malawi Africa
- Support The Pachamama Alliance permanent protection of the sacred headwaters of the Amazon rain forest
- Support the BVI Art Reef Project and the creation of a new underwater coral reefs in the US and British Virgin Islands
- Assist Oceans Unite with the extensive global ocean cleanup initiatives around the word
- Support Beneath The Waves and the preservation of shark species in the US and British Virgin Islands
- Support for Virgin Unite, the non-profit foundation created to unite people and entrepreneurial ideas to create opportunities for a better world.
- and more
Key business accomplishment and milestones:
- 41-year veteran entrepreneur
- Sold 1st business age 15 for $200K+
- Exited 6 tech businesses; avg. $120M+
- Led M&A teams for 9 additional tech acquisitions
- Raised $1B+ in funding for 11 different technology startups
- Created ThePerfectBizBuilder system bootstrapped 1000+ startups
- Coached hundreds of entrepreneurs to impressive levels of success
- Creative Sales & Marketing Visionary
- Specialize in accelerating growth and creating high-value exits