Resources

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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What is the right cloud spend?

I was recently asked by a client – What is the right spend on cloud for my organization?  The client was asking about both cloud software (SaaS – Software as a Service) and ...

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Three Non-Technical Things a CTO Must do to Survive Growth

A growing company is a great place to be. It’s fun to see customer acquisition rates and revenue increase. You’re excited for each new day, each new customer, and each new em...

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Can you draw?

Pictures and models offer powerful platforms for organizing thoughts and key messages For those of you in North America who still ever watch network TV, do you know that commerc...

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Dave Merrill Contributes Article on ESG in Advisor Perspectives

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is a major force with more than $20 trillion in assets. But, for it to succeed, investors need to know that companies are rel...

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How a Recruiting Process Exposes Your Authentic Values

If you’ve ever looked for a job, you know. You know what it’s like to put time and effort into a resume, research a company, and write a thoughtful cover letter. You send ...

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