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How Technology Business Management (TBM) is Remedying the Middle-Market’s M&A Blues

Middle market CIOs and CFOs face an uphill challenge in creating value in the midst of an M&A initiative; deals may not meet their expected valuation if cost transparency is not evident, analytics are not in place, and if IT and the business are not aligned. Technology Business Management (TBM) and IT analytics will help […]

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Tune Out This Election Dialog If You’re Looking to Sell in 2016

Election year for the corporate community can be defined by one word: limbo. This kind of environment can be restrictive for middle market companies considering an exit, as political uncertainty can make decisions more difficult on both the buy and sell sides of a transaction. But democracy reigns in America. This year, business owners can […]

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A Middle-Market CEO Reflects on the Many Challenges and Obstacles Growth Often Brings

Marcus Wagner, CEO of AcctTwo, Shares His Experience Growing a Middle Market Business and Serving Middle Market Clients Middle-Market Executive host and producer Jack Sweeney was kind enough to invite me to contribute a blog post to expand on some thoughts I recently shared as a guest on the Middle Market Thought Leader podcast. To give a little […]

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056: Once Upon a Time in the Land of Takeout, Shane Broussard, Owner & Founder, The Bike Waiter

Inside the rough-and-tumble world of on-demand delivery, few companies are arguably as innovative as The Bike Waiter. Join us when Shane Broussard, owner and founder of this upstart food delivery service, exposes the intersection of two-wheel transportation and the digital world as he shares his growth priorities for his middle-market business. Over the next 12 months,…
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045: Defining the Growth Path for an Intergenerational Business, Marc Spector, The Spector Group

Family-owned companies have always faced unique challenges when it comes to navigating periods of intergenerational leadership change. Join us when Marc Spector, family member, principal, and third-generation business leader, reveals the values and vision that have helped the firm to advance from one generation to the next. ¤
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MIDMARKET MINUTE: It’s Good to be Public: Why Chris Reed,CEO, Reeds, Inc. Rejects Venture Money

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MIDMARKET MINUTE: Michael Skitzki, COO, TITLE Boxing Club

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CFO INSIGHT: Chris Lafond, CFO, Intralinks on Finance and Operation (60 seconds)

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Middle-Market CEO Interview: David Morken of Bandwidth.com Discloses the Seeds of Serial Innovation

As the cofounder and CEO of Bandwidth.com of Raleigh, North Carolina, David Morken first started out as a telecom entrepreneur 15 years ago when he gained a toehold by reselling network bandwidth to small and medium-size enterprises. As the firm grew, so too did its reputation as a disruptive force inside the telecom sector, where […]

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Recipe for Capital: Four Essential Ingredients of a Middle-Market Firm’s Capital Plan

At its core, capital planning is about budgeting and deploying your company’s resources to support long term goals.  After human and intellectual resources, your financial capital is often the most critical resource at your disposal, making capital planning essential to growing a middle market business into an industry leader.  While “dollars and cents” provide the […]

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