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Entrepreneur Spotlight: Benji Smith of Shaxpir

When booking a vacation upon a luxurious cruise liner, most people envision themselves indulging in fine cuisine, enjoying live performances, and soaking up the sun on the top decks of the massive ship. Few people would expect to be clinging onto a rope on the ship’s hull awaiting rescue as the ship sinks into the…

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The 4 Fundamental SaaS Metrics

Over the past few years, I’ve advised a large number of CEOs and CFOs of software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies all of whom shared one common challenge: which of the many SaaS metrics frequently cited they should track. I’m frequently asked, “I just need to know a few key metrics that can tell me how I’m doing and that I…

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Six Reasons to Become a “Restartup” Now

These days, it’s easy to argue that the expression “if you’re not growing, you’re shrinking” has never been more true. We all know and talk about local startups that are growing and thriving, attracting all of the funding, media attention, and talent. Many of these startups aren’t even that big. However, how much time do we…