October 19, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is the Future of Finance

By Dave Chase

The term ‘machine learning’ has become a buzzword in the past couple of years or so. Investors continually invest in artificial intelligence or “AI” technology each year — between ...

April 28, 2017

The Current State of Venture Capital in 24 Brilliant Charts

By Dave Chase

Pitchbook's periodic review of the state of Venture Capital is traditionally very insightful.  Their most current installment did not disappoint. Why Should I Care? You might wonder, 'Why should I ...

March 29, 2017

Painting with Numbers – Data Visualization

By Dave Chase

You’ve undoubtedly heard the saying, “a picture is worth a thousands words.” Well, that’s what data visualization is for your business. It takes the vast ocean of raw numbers regarding your co...

March 17, 2017

Explanation of Key Terms in Venture Financing

By Dave Chase

Sellers of businesses are starry-eyed about valuation.  They often focus on it and neglect to consider other key terms.  So much so that they overlook key provisions or terms that can have a meaning...

February 23, 2017

4 Quick Ways to Avoid Cash Flow Surprises

By Dave Chase

Much like needing a paddle when traveling upstream, mastering the art of cash flow management is essential to keep your business from washing uncontrollably downstream. The dreaded gap between paying ...

January 31, 2017

Stop Drowning In Your Company’s Data

By Dave Chase

Say your business data is an ocean and you’re stuck in the middle of it in a dingy without any of the essentials. Now imagine you’re starting to get really thirsty. What do you do? Well, unless ...

January 18, 2017

2017 Venture Capital Predictions

By Dave Chase

So you're raising capital...have you heard any of these common rejections before: I'm sorry, but you're not bankable yet We love your business, but you're a little earlier stage than we like ...

December 01, 2016

Linking Strategic Planning to Execution

By Dave Chase

Kent Thomas and guest presenter Dusty Zundel, CEO of Signature Products Group, discuss the importance of linking strategic planning to your operating plans and recommendations for holding the organiza...

November 18, 2016

How to See and Survive a Cash Crisis

By Matt McKinlay

Cash is the lifeblood of any business, yet too many business owners don’t manage cash effectively. During this webinar, you’ll learn how manage cash, anticipate cash crises before they hit, and ta...

October 31, 2016

Cash Flow Crisis? Don’t Panic!

By Dave Chase

Businesses, whether small or large, strive for steady and solid growth. The ongoing process of an organization’s growth is sustained by several different factors, one of which is the company’s fin...

October 27, 2016

5 Steps to Understanding Startup Valuation

By Dave Chase

The logic of startup valuation is as mythical as the other end of the valuation spectrum...the unicorn.  Despite those trying to provide concrete or hyper-analytical thinking around the topic of star...

October 25, 2016

What Metrics Are You Looking At?

By Matt Peterson

Information overload. We all feel it and yet we spend much of our waking hours with our eyes glued to either a 27, 13, 10, 6, or 5-inch screen hoping to find additional information that is both new an...

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