In January 2018, Nick Eubanks acquired two agencies six days apart.
His agency, From The Future (FTF, formerly I’m From The Future), was a side project that grew to a $1M company. After three years of guiding FTF in his spare time, Nick left his executive role at a growing eCommerce company to become the CEO of FTF. That was just three months before the double acquisition.
What could go wrong?
(Everything. Everything could go wrong.)
But before we address what went wrong (and how he fixed it), let’s take a moment to understand why the acquisitions happened in the first place.