Enterprise Innovation Through Startup Partnerships

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Enterprise Innovation

Enterprise innovation has been a topic of academic focus since well before the MBA existed but only in recent decades has it become such an imperative. In 1997, Clayton Christensen introduced the world to his concept of the “Innovator’s Dilemma,” wherein large companies that focused too much on customer needs of today (versus their future needs)… Read more »

Territory Sales vs Headquarters Sales In SaaS

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I was back in the studio this week with David Levy, an Account Executive at Crittercism, to talk about territory sales versus headquarters sales in a podcast we called “Selling SaaS At The Outpost.” You can listen here to it. David is a former CPA who moved into SaaS sales and joined Crittercism in 2013…. Read more »

Building Channel Programs As A SaaS Founder

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I was back in the studio this past week with Matt Bachman from Acquia for the Bowery Capital Startup Sales Podcast where we discussed “Building Your Channel Program.” Give a listen here and it was a great one talking about channel programs! Matt was one of the early sales hires into Acquia – a PaaS… Read more »

That Crazy Hard First Marketing Hire

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Given our focus on helping with sales and marketing related challenges in our portfolio, we’ve been involved in about a dozen hiring processes over the past year that involved hiring that crazy hard first marketing hire – a growth hacker or a growth marketer. Most normal people know this as a marketing manager or a vp of… Read more »