This serial founder thinks pitch decks are passé. Here's what his startup used instead to raise $45 million in new funding.
To Parker Conrad, when it comes time to raise money from venture capitalists, a memo is loads better than a deck. Conrad should know. He's founded three venture backed startups — SigFig, Zenefits, and,
The companies that were not digital first-movers can rebuild a profitable growth path by blending the three postures of agility, digital M&A, and cooperation with digital platforms. The latter two postures
A recent survey of directors, CEOs, and senior executives found that digital transformation (DT) risk is their #1 concern in 2019. Yet 70% of all DT initiatives do not reach their goals. Of the $1.3 trillion
Business experiments, especially in digital formats like A/B testing, have exploded in the last decade. However, that promise comes at a price that few business leaders are prepared to pay. And as experiment
I’m a big fan of McKinsey’s Three Horizons Model of innovation. When first articulated by Baghai, Coley, and White in 2000, in The Alchemy of Growth, the Three Horizons model was a breakthrough. Over years,
I'm a big fan of McKinsey's Three Horizons Model of innovation. (if you're not familiar with it there's a brief description a few paragraphs down.) It's one of the quickest ways to describe and prioritize