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136: Finding a Mobile Niche | Scott Kraege, CEO, MOBI

The first growth hurdle that MOBI needed to address, says CEO Scott Kraege, was really an education challenge. MOBI needed to help its customers to fully grasp the impact that mobile computing technologies were having on their businesses. Join us when Scott explains how a growing pain point for large enterprise customers opened the door to…
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135: Optimizing Your Firm’s Growth/Capital Balance | Alan Rich, CEO, Chrome River

Alan Rich says that the best advice he can give to aspiring entrepreneurs is to write down their business ideas and quickly put them under the noses of target customers. "Would you buy it?" is the question that Rich says Chrome River's cofounders began asking 10 years ago, triggering discussions that more fully exposed a software…
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134: Inside Seven Corners | Our Featured Workplace Champion

Indianapolis, Indiana—As companies grow and advance beyond their entrepreneurial roots, talent often becomes a major growth hurdle. To meet the demands of an expanding workforce, firms must steadily enhance their talent best practices. Join us when Justin Tysdal, Cofounder, Seven Corners, explains how talent became the primary path for opening a new chapter of growth for the…
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133: Vexing Amazon One Retailer at a Time | Stefan Weitz, Chief Strategy Officer, Radial

Having surpassed $1 billion in annual revenue, Radial's latest growth chapter umbrellas a path between the e-commerce firm's middle-market years and its entry into the ranks of large enterprise firms. Nevertheless, the company's growth challenges remain distinctly middle-market in character. Join us when Stefan Weitz, the firm's Chief Product & Strategy Officer, explains how garnering new…
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132: Achieving Product Market Fit | Gregg Parise, CEO, Vroozi

In order for a business to be scalable, it must first achieve "product market fit" explains Gregg Parise, who was recently named CEO of Vroozi, a procurement and spend management business that is expected to shortly advance into the ranks of middle-market firms. Join us when Greg explains how cloud computing, mobile technologies, and digital transformations…
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131: The Local Demands of Global Growth | Nigel Kersten, Chief Technical Strategist, Puppet

While most business software is designed to help managers know what's going on with their business, Puppet is designed to help managers know what's going on with their business software - a growing challenge for businesses of all sizes as software and company operations become increasingly intertangled. Join us when Google veteran Nigel Kersten explains…
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130: When Talent and Capital Are Priority One | Ray Rothrock, CEO, RedSeal

Having invested in 53 companies including over a dozen cybersecurity ventures, Ray Rothrock took on the CEO role at RedSeal confident that he could redirect the company's security offerings to a more fruitful opportunity.  Three years later the career venture capitalist appears to have done just that having returned RedSeal to profitability and year-over-year growth.…
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129: EdTech’s Bootstrapped Disruptor Comes of Age | Adrian Ridner, CEO, Study.com

At the beginning there was a mission in search of a business model - a fact that arguably sets Study.com apart from most middle-market businesses. Along the way, as the subscription economy began to blossom, Study.com's founders buckled their fledgling business into an energetic subscription model and turned their attention to managing the growth that…
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128: Diary of a Fintech Disruptor | Seth Merrin, CEO, Liquidnet

Seth Merrin probably didn't have to write a book to understand the origins of his passion for market disruption, unfair sustainable advantage has been a life long pursuit.  Join us when Seth explains the competitive forces that allowed Liquidnet to disrupt the ebb-and-flow of traditional institutional trading and expand the firm's network around the world. What…
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127: Revving Up the Hydrogen Economy | Andy Marsh, CEO, Plug Power

It was perhaps less than a decade ago that the main byproduct of hydrogen fuel cells was buzz and more buzz. Join us when Andy Marsh explains how the adoption of new fuel technologies is gaining momentum making Plug Power an early leader within the ranks of high growth solution providers. Guest: Andy Marsh, CEO Company:…
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