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5 Ways To Keep Morale High And Encourage Productivity While Everyone Is Working From Home
5 Ways To Keep Morale High And Encourage Productivity While Everyone Is Working From Home

Overnight, working from home went from something that many of us would occasionally do to an everyday way of life.  It is certainly one of the largest transitions I’ve ever gone through, and I know I’m not alone.   For all of the companies all over the world that can carry on from home, including ours, […]

By Brandon Metcalf / April 22, 2020

Why We Joined The 1% Pledge—And The 3 Ways We Are Supporting Philanthropic Initiatives
Why We Joined The 1% Pledge—And The 3 Ways We Are Supporting Philanthropic Initiatives

Since the launch of Place Technology, almost two years ago, a key priority of our company’s culture has been to give back.  From the very beginning, we wanted to be than just a software company—and instead play an active role in impacting our local community, our customers, our vendors, and the planet. When we hire, […]

By Luke Zimbelman / February 19, 2020

Too Many Founders Neglect Cash Projections For Their Startups—And Pay For It Later As A Result. Here’s How To Get It Right
Too Many Founders Neglect Cash Projections For Their Startups—And Pay For It Later As A Result. Here’s How To Get It Right

Every founder wants to feel in complete control of their company. 

And yet, many founders ignore arguably the most important variable in their entire venture…

By Brandon Metcalf / January 22, 2020

82% Of Small Businesses Fail Because They Mismanage Cash Flow. But This 1 Simple Tweak Can Help Keep Your Company Alive
82% Of Small Businesses Fail Because They Mismanage Cash Flow. But This 1 Simple Tweak Can Help Keep Your Company Alive

There is a common misconception in the world of entrepreneurship that businesses fail because they simply aren’t generating enough cash.

By Luke Zimbelman / January 15, 2020

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Increasing Your Overhead And Bringing On More Team Members
5 Questions You Should Ask Before Increasing Your Overhead And Bringing On More Team Members

PlaceCPM allows managers to accurately forecast and determine the true costs of their decisions.

By Brandon Metcalf / January 8, 2020

Is Your Startup a Rocketship? Here’s How to Overcome 7 High-Growth Pain Points.
Is Your Startup a Rocketship? Here’s How to Overcome 7 High-Growth Pain Points.

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.

By Brandon Metcalf / December 19, 2019

6 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail – And All Of Them Have To Do With Mismanaging Cash
6 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail – And All Of Them Have To Do With Mismanaging Cash

Most people think startups and small businesses fail because of things like poor marketing, or not being able to properly establish product-market fit.

By Brandon Metcalf / December 13, 2019

6 Questions Founders Should Ask Before Their First Fundraising Pitch
6 Questions Founders Should Ask Before Their First Fundraising Pitch

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 / December 5, 2019

Why Every Founder Should Be Thinking About Forecasting Differently
Why Every Founder Should Be Thinking About Forecasting Differently

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. 

By Brandon Metcalf / November 12, 2019