Eight VCs’ Predictions On The Year Ahead In Innovation

Eight VCs’ Predictions On The Year Ahead In Innovation

Eight VCs’ Predictions On The Year Ahead In Innovation Like most of the globe, the tech world had a peculiar 2016. Last year, phones blew up, half a billion people lost their sensitive information, “fake news” expanded its reach on Facebook, and more than a few Pokémon hunters found themselves in hospital...
The Case Against Startups Raising As Much Money As Humanly Possible

The Case Against Startups Raising As Much Money As Humanly Possible

The Case Against Startups Raising As Much Money As Humanly Possible Editor’s Note: This story contains one of our 10 Best Business Lessons of 2016. Click here to read the full list. “Necessity is the mother of invention,” the saying goes. But what happens when inventors start imagining their necessities are far greater than they are? That’s a question that more entrepreneurs should consider...
How a Local Company Increased Their Revenue By 250+ Percent In 18 Months

How a Local Company Increased Their Revenue By 250+ Percent In 18 Months

An Interview with André F. Wilson from Altima Business Solutions by Rex Parry, The B2B Radio Show, KFNX 1100 http://www.altimabusinesssolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/b2b-andre-seg-raw.mp3   This interview was aired this past summer on Rex Parry, The B2B Radio Show, KFNX 1100.   Transcript: Parry: Welcome back to the show everybody. It’s called the business to business network show. If you just happen to turn on your radio we are talking business, politics, economics, and we cover all kinds of different subjects. Our next guess is André. Give us your last name and introduce yourself please: Wilson: André Wilson, the “money man”. Parry: And give us an idea of the organization, your company, describe what you guys do. Wilson: Altima Business Solutions, we are a full-service management consulting firm. We take companies from what’s now to what’s next. We provide Strategy. We provide Financial Management services, CFO and controller, Capital, access to capital, that’s what myself and my team does. Sales, we design, implement and execute marketing strategies, and execution without accountability is for not so we put together advisory boards to hold management accountable. Parry: Introduce the members of your team and give us a little bit of their background Wilson: Yes. Carine Dieudé, she is our Strategy Director. She is also a Partner. Her and her team focus on processes, efficiencies, strategy, strategic planning. Roy Stover, he is a Partner as well. He is a CFO, formerly with GE, Trane Air-conditioning, and Sylvania Lighting International. He heads up the Financial Management (CFO, controller). Myself, I am the Managing Partner, myself and my team we structure and secure funding. Scott Conway, he is...
Tackle Holiday Challenges with a Strong Year-End Business Strategy

Tackle Holiday Challenges with a Strong Year-End Business Strategy

Tackle Holiday Challenges with a Strong Year-End Business Strategy With the holidays approaching, many small business owners are nervous about ending the year on a high note, new research finds. A study from Office Depot revealed that making sure assignments are completed and having enough financial resources to have a profitable and successful end of the year are small business owners’ biggest worries as they head into the holiday...