Dec 21, 2021
Pat Yates is a Business Broker at Quiet Light, where he educates and aids entrepreneurs in selling their brands. He is also the President and Owner of Happy Feet Slippers, a multimillion-dollar e-commerce business featuring slippers for everyone in the family. His brand received a celebrity endorsement from Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and television appearances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Wendy Williams Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and Jersey Shore. In 2014, Pat struck a deal with Robert Herjavec on the Emmy Award-winning show Shark Tank, which helped him take Happy Feet Slippers to the next level.
What goes into selling your business? How do you build and grow a quality brand that is attractive to potential buyers?
Pat Yates grew Happy Feet Slippers, a company based in mall kiosks, into a multimillion-dollar e-commerce business. His brand received a viral celebrity endorsement, several television appearances, and the opportunity to appear on Shark Tank. Now, Pat is an advisor for Quiet Light and helps create value for entrepreneurs looking to exit their brands — and he’s here to share his inspiring journey with you.
In this episode of the Quiet Light Podcast, Joe Valley is joined by Pat Yates, President and Owner of Happy Feet Slippers and Business Broker at Quiet Light, to talk about understanding your business’ value to achieve your most incredible exit. Pat discusses his innovative approach to scaling a brand, the tools you need for a successful exit, and the value of working with a dedicated team of brokers.