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By Brandon Metcalf   /   12/05/2019

I’m no stranger to raising money. As a founder, I have gone through all sorts of fundraising experiences. In 2011, I started a company called Talent Rover, which raised roughly $28 million over the course of seven years almost exclusively from angel investors. 

By Brandon Metcalf   /   09/10/2019

Honestly, I don’t have a natural love for reading.

And as an entrepreneur (I currently run two tech companies while...

By Brandon Metcalf   /   08/14/2019

Above all else, I attribute my professional success to the relationships I’ve built. 

In every role I took on, I...

By Taylor Smith   /   01/02/2019

The reality is, a lot of the business software out there isn’t great. (Especially for the staffing and recruitment...

By Brandon Metcalf   /   11/12/2019

I learned first hand how difficult it is to get forecasting right—especially at a startup

By Brandon Metcalf   /   08/27/2019

Company culture influences every aspect of your business, from decision-making to core values to hiring processes.


By Brandon Metcalf   /   03/07/2019

One thing I’ve learned over the past decade is that there’s no such thing as work-life balance—especially if you’re...

By Brandon Metcalf   /   12/19/2018

Most businesses mistake software for a “tool.” A tool has a particular function but no perspective. A hammer, for example, is agnostic. It isn’t made with an opinion about when, how, and why a carpenter should hammer things. The tool adapts to the user.