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Navigating Complexity: Why Business Transition Is So Costly and Error-Prone

Corey Torrence, Managing Director - Blue Ridge Partners & Kevin Kennedy, Senior Managing Director, U.S. - Blue Ridge Partners

Understanding where your organization fits in one of the six lifecycle stages of a business is critical to growth. Using that understanding, there are two questions every business leader needs to ask themselves to guide their organization's vision to make positive cultural shifts that provide sustainable, driving long-term, predictable growth.

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5 Conversation-Sparking Realizations from the Enterprise Retreat

M.R. Rangaswami, Co-Founder - Sand Hill Group

At the 2019 Enterprise Retreat at Half Moon Bay, CA last month, CEO's and enterprise leaders were anonymously polled on key issues identified by the Boston Consulting Group. Here are the top five conversation-sparking results!

IT spending

Top Startups From 40 Countries to Compete for $1 Million Investment Prize

The Startup World Cup 2019 features winners from regional competitions in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The Grand Finale will feature innovative startups, renowned speakers, and hundreds of participating VCs, entrepreneurs, CEOs and 2,500 attendees. Interested in attending? Sand Hill Members have a 50% off discount code.

startups

March Madness: VC-Founders Edition

It's not without a few upsets that Minnesota, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Iowa have made it into the round of 16 - but only time will tell if we have a Cinderella story on our hands. This VC-March Madness tournament is populated by the university undergrad programs that have developed the largest number of entrepreneurs that have been backed by Venture Capitalists.

Leadership

M.R. Asks 3 Questions: Frode Odegard, Founder & CEO, Post-Lean Institute

Founder & CEO, Post-Lean Institute, Frode Odegard, has focused on how corporations, investors and policymakers can best navigate humanity’s transition to a post-industrial civilization and economy in what he refers to as - "Digital Myopia and the Coming of Post-Industrial Civilization.”