Being a BadAss CEO
David Mandell Chromatic Ventures
Lessons that the media and mentors never taught me as I struggled to build my companies. Two time CEO, Angel Investor and mentor, board member, and advisor to many, many CEOs, David will share the real truth about his hard won lessons about starting, growing, and leading a company. From managing culture, to dealing with a Board, to hiring and firing your friends, David has stories and guidelines that most people don’t ever talk about.
5 Steps to Effectively Scale Your Recurring Revenue Business
Steve Terry Navint
Scaling a recurring revenue business is a continuous evolution of products, geographies, acquisition methods, pricing, and retention techniques--all of which impact efficient operations. In this session, attendees will learn the five phases of recurring revenue growth, and receive practical and in-depth advice and guidance on strategies, tactics, and toolsets to use to navigate through these stages successfully.
7 Mistakes to Avoid when Launching a Subscription Business
Kathleen Greenler Sexton Subscription Insider
When starting your new subscription business, regardless of if you are a pure start-up or converting to a subscription model, there are a fundamentals that you need to get right from the start. Whether it is pricing, product/market fit, competitive analysis, or customer success, this session will over key mistakes to avoid when launching (and scaling) your subscription businesses.
How to Maximize the Sale of your Company: A Case Study
Peter Cowen Sutton Capital Partners
Jason Kiesel Rock Solid Technologies
For years, you've worked tirelessly, sweated bullets and risked failure to build a successful company... and suddenly – a buyout offer! Though the offer feels good, it's likely not the best you and your key employees can get—not by a long shot. In this session, learn about a recent deal where the entrepreneur almost sold his company to the first offer—and benefitted from evaluating multiple offers to pick the best one.