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The Key to Scaleable Investments with Morad Elhafed of Battery Ventures and CIBC Innovation Banking’s Andrew Phillips
Morad Elhafed and the rest of the team at Battery Ventures in Boston believe that it's time to get back to fundamentals and build durable and scalable businesses. He is joined by Andrew Phillips, managing director in Boston of CIBC Innovation Banking. Morad and Andrew share their insights into the current investment landscape, how investors identify high-quality companies, and why Boston has become a hub of talent and investment.
The Growing Impact of ESG on Stakeholder & Investor Relationships with Andrew Waitman, CEO of Assent
In a conversation with host Michael Hainsworth, Andrew Waitman, CEO of Assent, a data management platform that informs and guides ESG strategy, delves into the evolving landscape of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance), and the importance of responsible supply chain management. He underscores the growing scrutiny from stakeholders, investors, and the public, who now prioritize ESG and sustainability in their decision-making processes. Andrew warns that organizations failing to adapt will encounter repercussions both in terms of their reputation and financial standing.
Scaling Texas’ Startup Success with Krishna Srinivasan and Jonathan Schupack
In this episode, Krishna Srinivasan, the founding partner at LiveOak Venture Partners, and Jonathan Schupack, executive director and market lead for CIBC Innovation Banking in Texas, share their insights and experiences about the challenges and triumphs faced by startup entrepreneurs in the lone star state. Join us as we uncover the secrets of successful entrepreneurship. Drawing parallels between climbing mighty mountains and building ground breaking businesses, discover the resilience, innovation and collaborative spirit that define the Texan startup scene.
Scaling Your Business by Identifying Pain Point Intersections with Marcos Torres of Huntress
According to Marcos Torres, investing is more serious than getting married. The CFO of Huntress, a managed security platform developed by former NSA employees, says that investing just isn't about money. He looks for partners who he can work with long-term, because he knows it can be far more difficult to get someone out of a company than of a marriage. Join him and host Micheal Hainsworth as they delve into what Marcos has learned on his journey from private equity owned business operator turned CFO, raising equity before you need it, and the nonlinear growth of organizations.