PlaceCPM allows managers to accurately forecast and determine the true costs of their decisions.
Most people think startups and small businesses fail because of things like poor marketing, or not being able to properly establish product-market fit.
The Salesforce powered application is an all-in-one corporate performance management solution for small and medium businesses...
Place Technology, makers of the Salesforce powered corporate performance management solution, PlaceCPM, today announced that the company has raised $3 million in funding to fuel its growth and initial product launch.
Company culture influences every aspect of your business, from decision-making to core values to hiring processes. That’s why I often say that culture should come before everything else, including clients and shareholders. But building and maintaining a healthy culture is a challenge, especially for constantly evolving startups. At high-growth companies, change sometimes feels like the only constant.
One thing I’ve learned over the past decade is that there’s no such thing as work-life balance—especially if you’re...
Your venture isn’t your job. Your venture is your life. There is no separation.
These are the growing pains you can expect to encounter along the way—and how you should think about approaching them.
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.
Startups are constantly growing and changing. Proper forecasting lets you move forward confidently and make more informed decisions. Creating financial models and making projections puts you in touch with the actual status of your business. It helps you foresee potential problems, make better decisions, and measure the impact of those decisions.
Soaking in others’ experiences and applying them to your own is incredibly interesting and valuable. Sometimes, you agree with the author’s perspective. Other times you don’t. But either way, as an entrepreneur, it’s fun to imagine what would happen if you took the same path at your own business.
In the business world, relationships are everything. That’s why, even though I’ve moved around a lot during my career, I stayed at each company for at least a couple of years—it takes at least that long to really connect with people.
The reality is, a lot of the business software out there isn’t great. (Especially for the staffing and recruitment...