Cash and profit are two completely different things. Are you making decisions off the latter or the former?
Brandon Metcalf / July 27, 2020
During a crisis, it’s easy to fall into a state of panic. So, with all that’s going on, how are we going to get through it?
Brandon Metcalf / July 2, 2020
Personally, I don’t think there’s ever a “right time” to start a business. If you look at the last big financial recession, a lot of powerful companies came out of the housing crisis of 2008, and a lot of powerful companies failed. And if you compare that to two or so years ago, when the […]
Brandon Metcalf / June 11, 2020
Building a company is always stressful. For example, when we launched my previous company, Talent Rover, there was always something going on—some fire we had to put out. We dealt with a lawsuit early on, which was stressful. We scaled from one office in the US to nine offices around the world in a very […]
Brandon Metcalf / May 20, 2020
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, […]
Brandon Metcalf / April 22, 2020
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, […]
Luke Zimbelman / February 19, 2020
PlaceCPM allows managers to accurately forecast and determine the true costs of their decisions.
Brandon Metcalf / January 8, 2020
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.
Brandon Metcalf / December 19, 2019
Most people think startups and small businesses fail because of things like poor marketing, or not being able to properly establish product-market fit.
Brandon Metcalf / December 13, 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.
Brandon Metcalf / December 5, 2019