TrueAbility Presents at Under the Radar

written by bethburgee on May 23, 2013 in Strategy Series and Under The Radar with no comments

Launched 2012, San Antonio, TX Twitter: @trueability Website: http://trueability.com/ Category: Back Office Solutions In case you missed it, here is their company profile: Company Description: TrueAbility, reported by CIO.com as one of the 8 New Websites to Help You Find Your Next IT Employee, Read the Rest…


Buying Love? 3 Big Acquisitions That Make Us Swoon

written by HeidiIsern on February 14, 2012 in Acquisitions and Strategy Series with no comments

Love is in the air, and it isn’t just for Valentine’s Day couples.  Corporations have been canoodling one another in attempts to form a union. The recent turmoil in the capital markets and the heavy accumulation of corporate cash have Read the Rest…


Starting up a Company without 2011’s Drunken Sailor Funding

written by HeidiIsern on December 7, 2011 in Funding and Startup News and Strategy Series with one Comment

New entrepreneurs nervously come to me with the question—“Is it a good time to start a company?  Will there still be money in 2012?” Seasoned entrepreneurs ask, “Will investors still spend like drunken sailors or will we see a correction?” Read the Rest…


BLOWING BUBBLES – HOW TO GET FUNDED FROM THE ANGELS & VCs BACKING TODAY'S STARTUPS

written by Clare Ryan on June 20, 2011 in Funding and Strategy Series with no comments

Strategy Series and Mixer Tuesday July 12, 2011 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP | 11355 W. Olympic Blvd. 10th Floor, Los Angeles CA 90064 (Map) BLOWING BUBBLES – HOW TO GET FUNDED FROM THE ANGELS & Read the Rest…


DealmakerLA is June 21st!

written by Clare Ryan on May 31, 2011 in Strategy Series with no comments

Strategy Series and Mixer Tuesday June 21, 2011 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM United Talent Agency | 9560 Wilshire Blvd. #500, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Register HERE today! PITCH, PACKAGE, PARTNER – HOW TO LAND DEALS WITH BIG BRANDS The world Read the Rest…


How to Grow and Monetize a Loyal User Base

written by Clare Ryan on May 3, 2011 in Strategy Series with no comments

Building brand loyalty among today’s marketing-savvy consumers can be like asking a serial divorcee like Liz Taylor to marry you after the first date and expect a life-long commitment. Chances are you’ll be dumped as soon as something new struts Read the Rest…


What You Need to Know About Getting Acquired: M&A Tales from Both Sides of the Term Sheet

written by Clare Ryan on February 15, 2011 in Strategy Series with 2 comments

Join us for: Tuesday March 22, 2011, 6:00pm – 9:00pm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP 11355 W. Olympic Blvd. – 10th Floor Los Angeles CA 90064 What You Need to Know About Getting Acquired: M&A Tales from Both Sides of the Read the Rest…


Startups: How Not to Be Boring

written by admin on February 15, 2010 in Mobile and Strategy Series with no comments

Don’t be boring, be remarkable. Seems easy, right? It’s not. Just think of how many Twitter and Facebook clones are clogging up the Intertubes. In the spirit of Seth Godin’s Purple Cow (a must read for any startup!), and IDEO’s Read the Rest…


SaaS Tips: How to Measure Your On-Demand Sales Success

written by admin on February 1, 2010 in Strategy Series with no comments

How to Measure Your On-Demand Sales Success Thursday, February 18, 2010 | 6:30PM -8:30PM Trident Capital | 505 Hamilton Ave (Suite 200), Palo Alto REGISTER! The myth that SaaS sales drive themselves, and startups don’t need to pour resources into Read the Rest…


SaaS Reality Check: Freemium is NOT a Business Model

written by admin on January 26, 2010 in Startup News and Strategy Series with 2 comments

Freemium is not a business model. It’s an effective go to market strategy. And for any SaaS startup filling their pipeline and setting revenue goals for 2010 — it’s imperative this is drilled into your marketing and sales teams’ DNA. Read the Rest…