Board of directors meetings are pleasant when the company is executing well, but when the going gets tough roles and priorities can sometimes become confused, especially for investor board members.
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Your company may be years away from even considering an IPO, so pre-IPO checklists do them little good. That said, it never hurts to prepare. Here is a pre-pre-IPO checklist to ensure you’re heading in the right direction.
SaaS market size matters, but optimizing sales and marketing efficiencies in pursuit of the most capital efficient CAC economics often comes down to starting off highly focused and specialized.
As a CEO, you should be thinking about your compensation plan for next year and how to structure it in a way that drives the right motivation and performance.
Every quarter, I get calls or emails from my portfolio company CEOs asking me what I’d like to have on the next board meeting agenda. From now on, I’m simply going to refer them to this post.
For early-stage tech companies, growth vs. capital efficiency is a constant tug of war. The dilemma has become quite acute these days since there’s been an expansion of available capital from VCs to fund growth companies. The more capital available, the more capital is raised, the more capital is spent, and the more capital is…
If you’re struggling to land top-notch developers (and chance are you are) one tech recruiting strategy you should try is hosting a coding contest. Here are four key elements to consider.
In order to successfully move their companies forward from the startup to expansion-stage founding CEOs need to objectively assess their own skill sets, strengths, and weaknesses.
The Sales Learning Curve is a classic must-read for any founder/CEO looking to build or ramp up a sales team, and at its center is the concept of the renaissance rep.
At a crucial point in your company’s development from startup to the expansion stage it becomes imperative for you to bring on a great CFO — and a heavy price awaits those who delay.