Tag Archives: growth

3 ways cloud business systems help you avoid growing pains


Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Vonage Business The challenges that accompany business growth can be wide-ranging: office space decisions, capital investments, staffing and HR issues, to name a few. A common concern is whether your business systems can scale seamlessly to keep your growth transition manageable. Otherwise, business growth can be slow and painful. The good news ...

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Kathleen Teaze wants you to know what your library can do for you — in Maryland and beyond

Kathleen Teaze has been leading libraries around the country for nearly 30 years. Today, she serves as CEO of the library system of Prince George’s County, where she spearheaded LINK, an initiative to promote library use among all school-age children. Recently, Teaze was elected president of the Maryland Library Association. In the following interview, she talks about the challenges of a low-resource, high-demand environment, and her vision for the future of Maryland’s libraries.

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WeddingWire is helping engaged couples and wedding vendors find the perfect match


Do not tangle with Martha Stewart over table etiquette. That was the lesson Tim Chi learned in 2007. Chi had pulled together about a half-million in funding for his fledgling online wedding marketplace concept, WeddingWire, which was aimed at connecting engaged couples with wedding vendors. The site had shown some promise in its test city, Washington, DC, but it needed cash to scale.

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Your growth strategy is your best exit strategy

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Thought Leadership on Growth to Exit Strategies presented by Falcon Capital Partners, LLC. A successful company exit starts with being able to achieve the owner’s strategic vision. That vision can only be realized by executing an effective growth strategy. So what about you? Are you planning on exiting your firm at valuations that provide you with financial security for life? ...

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Highway to success: Anthony Bucci and RevZilla are picking up speed

Marc Kramer

In 2006, Anthony Bucci, Nick Auger and Matt Kull decided to build an ecommerce business with no venture capital funding, believing there wasn’t a good enough place to buy motorcycle gear online, and that there had to be a better way. The result of their bootstrapping, RevZilla, is already approaching 200 employees and $100 million in revenue.

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