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Month: December 2018

Founder’s Corner: Volatility photo

Founder’s Corner: Volatility

by Adam Crabtree, 12/28/18

If you were to ask an entrepreneur what word best described their life, you might get two answers. If you don’t know them well,  you’ll get a long string of “great, awesome, amazing.” If you can push past the surface, I would wager the answer would be a hesitant look, a pause and then some version of the word “volatile.” Marc Andreessen wrote about this a few years ago: “First and foremost, a start-up puts you on an emotional rollercoaster unlike anything you have ever experienced. You flip rapidly from day-to-day?—?one where you are euphorically convinced you are going to own... Read More >
Founder’s Corner Budgeting photo

Founder’s Corner Budgeting

by Mark Nassi, 12/21/18

Budgeting is the most wonderful time of the year. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are great holidays, but its Q4 budget making time that really gets me giddy… No, I’m not that lame.  My colleagues and kids might disagree, but how can anything compete with glutinous turkey indulgence and piss poor football games (when was the last good turkey day game…)? Every year around this time, companies go in to budgeting mode.  Close the books on Q3 and you can estimate out Q4 with a reasonable degree of certainty giving you a fairly good idea how the year has gone/will finish up. In the words... Read More >

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