Our 2017 Season Sponsors

170: The Virtues of a Low-Drama IPO | Matt Calkins, CEO, Appian

Appian CEO Matt Calkins returns to explore the company's post-IPO life and explain how Appian is striving to preserve the company's unique workforce culture and continue to fuel the serial reinvention of its offerings.   Quick Hits: 60-Second Insights   Guest: Matt Caukins, Founder & CEO Company: Appian Founded: 1999 Headquartered: Reston, VA Contacts: www.appian.com @appian (Twitter)
Listen to the COMPLETE EPISODE Below (00:32:01)
Read full story Comments { 0 }

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…
Listen to the COMPLETE EPISODE Below (00:19:09)
Read full story Comments { 0 }

118: No Pain, No Gain: Tales of Trial & Achievement Inside the Middle Market

Every so often a business leader guest will depart from his or her forward-looking mindset and share with us one or two growth obstacles their companies faced in the past.  This episode we share four such backward-looking tales in the hopes that the candid insights of these business leaders better expose the jagged growth trajectory…
Listen to the COMPLETE EPISODE Below (00:21:53)
Read full story Comments { 0 }

094: Freedom At Last | Neil Araujo, CEO, iManage

A little more than two decades ago, Neil Araujo cofounded iManage, a workflow management software company that became involved in multiple transactions over the years, including a recent divestiture by HP. Join us as Neil retraces the winding road that led the company to be bought and sold multiple times before finding its footing as…
Listen to the COMPLETE EPISODE Below (00:28:35)
Read full story Comments { 0 }

IPO Behemoth: China’s e-Commerce Giant Bumps Valuation to $130 billion

Read full story Comments { 0 }

A CFO Takes a Look Back at the IPO That Shaped His Midmarket Firm’s Future

Listen to the COMPLETE EPISODE Below (00:23:52)
Read full story Comments { 0 }

A Middle-Market Growth Phenom Breaks Out of the Bottom Quarter

If growing a company inside the lower middle market was a bike race, venture-backed firms would likely need to be assigned a league of their own — one where fresh rounds of venture funding (aka, growth hormone) can be liberally ingested, spurring new rounds of strategic hires. Still, growth is growth, and no matter what […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }