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143: Aligning Business Functions With Revenue Growth | Eric Sager, Chief Revenue Officer, BlueVine

  Join us when Eric Sager, Chief Revenue Officer of BlueVine, shares his business growth priorities and identifies a number of the growth hurdles the company has needed to address as its revenues continue to spiral steadily upward.     Guest: Eric Sager, Chief Revenue Officer Company: BlueVine Headquarters: San Francisco, CA Contacts: www.Bluevine.com   @bluevinecapital (Twitter)    
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Staying True to Our Space | Gregg Parise, CEO, Vroozi

Over the next 12 months, what are your priorities when it comes to growing this middle-market firm? “We are supremely focused on defining our product market fit, and that means really defining our customer. And I think it’s very easy, especially when you first start a company, a lot of people, and ours included … […]

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Maintaining a Healthy and Repeatable Core Business | Andy Marsh, CEO, Plug Power

Over the next 12 months, what are your priorities when it comes to growing this middle-market firm? “Well, I think there are two priorities. One is that we have a nice core business. And we have a good number of dependable, repeatable customers. And that core business, we shipped products that are valued at over $150 […]

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138: Achieving a Growth Trifecta | John McDonald, CEO, ClearObject

When John McDonald first grasped the developing business opportunity around what is today known as the virtual private cloud, he was a seasoned software executive inside IBM's sprawling software kingdom. Join us when John explains how industry's widespread adoption of cloud technologies has led businesses to rethink their IT spending priorities, opening the door to…
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137: The Company Is For Keeps | Lance Ruttenberg, CEO, American Textile Company

Eight years from now, when Lance Ruttenberg blows out the candles on a birthday cake celebrating his company's 100th birthday, the CEO of American Textile Company will be savoring an industrial hallmark that no Fortune 500 CEO has ever known. Lance and his brother Blake are today the third generation of Ruttenbergs to own and lead…
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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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126: Building an Enduring Firm | David Macknin CEO, Alper Services

Join us when David Macknin explains how the insurance industry's M&A activity has allowed Alper Services to set itself apart, as it nurtures a culture designed to propel the firm's fortunes for the next 50 years. Guest: David Macknin, CEO Company: Alper Services Headquartered: Chicago Ownership: Privately Held Contacts: www.alperservices.com   @alperservices (Twitter)    
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