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Andersen Alumni TechCXO

The Andersen Alumni Association recently featured TechCXO and its co-founders, Kent Elmer and Mike Casey The article includes the backstory of the founding of TechCXO, including ...

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Blue1 Energy Equipment and Titan CTS Merge

TechCXO recently assisted with Blue1 Energy Equipment, based in Buford, Georgia, in their merger with Titan Chemical Transfer Solutions.  The two companies will offer their prod...

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Why is Bob Myers Crying over Kevin Durant?

The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions after defeating the Golden State Warriors. But the enduring image of the basketball playoffs may not have taken place on the court or in the...

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Go to Market Playbook for IT and Professional Services Providers Over 70% of buyers intend to increase their spend on external professional services. They seek to either to augm...

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Ideas United

What happens when a company's growth starts accelerating rapidly after a decade of operations? It's a great, "first-world" issue, but it also means new challenges and opportuniti...

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How to Get the Best Offshore Results

In his 2005 Book, The World Is Flat, Thomas Friedman sums it up pretty well. “There is just a job, and in more cases than ever before it will go to the best, smartest, most pr...

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Nashville-Based Soundstripe Raises $4 Million Series A Financing to Disrupt Music Licensing for Video

Music production startup Soundstripe has closed a $4M Series A round of financing. TechCXO Nashville Managing Partner Viraj Parikh has supported Soundstripe as their outsourced C...

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What to include (and leave out) in Board financials

Many a post has been written about rules of thumb for holding effective Board meetings.  People should be present, meaning actually focused on the meeting and not doing other wo...

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A THIRD WAY IN THE ACTIVE VS. PASSIVE INVESTING DEBATE

It's time we move beyond the Active vs. Passive Investing debate and bifurcated strategy labeling The clarity once gained from what has become a messy strategy split has degrade...

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Scale Up – Optimizing for Growth

Founders flounder, as the saying goes, and scaling up is much harder than starting up. At TechCXO, we've worked with hundreds of startups and see ample evidence to support the...

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Before Mounting the Synergy Unicorn: New Skills for Merged Management Teams

Companies seek to accelerate revenue growth or enter new markets through mergers and acquisitions. A great deal of excitement and justification surrounds the projected synergies ...

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Fundraising: A Primer for the CEO

For non-finance professionals, much of what a CFO does is a mystery and more than a little daunting.  Cash flow statements, 409a valuations, tax, audit, treasury, stock options,...

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Why Wait to Boost Net Promoter Score?

In the early 2000s, business loyalty guru Fred Reichheld revealed what was to become known as "the ultimate question."  This question and the subsequent metric it produced, was ...

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