Big hat-tip to Jay Baer for...Read More »
Big hat-tip to Jay Baer for...Read More »
I recently saw a business model that concerned me on this point. The SaaS application in the model was not cost effective for early stage customers – there are market alternatives that are offered for free that do just about...Read More »
Halo members, like most private equity investors, want to invest in businesses with proven markets and executives. They, like most investment groups, also want...Read More »
Private equity investors asses the same prongs when determining whether to make an investment in an emerging company, but I find that investors tend to set the prongs in their own priority ranking. I think all three must...Read More »
Indianapolis has done some amazing things in
SaaS technology markets. As many readers of this blog know,
much of my business law practice focuses on SaaS law, Internet law
and funding law. Most of this is in business-to-business
(B2B) SaaS markets. This week I was thinking about how this
is not just true of my practice, but it also is true for
Indianapolis as a whole. Most software companies in
Indianapolis are in B2B markets.
The other two markets are business-to-consumer (B2C)...
The topic given to me was "Three Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know." My legal practice focuses on entrepreneurial law, funding law, SaaS business law and securities law. In these fields I see a lot of...Read More »
One such emerging company that I'm happy to say we are...Read More »
In a nutshell, Christensen's theory...Read More »
This year's focus is more tailored to helping seed and emerging stage Indiana technology companies pursue excellence in developing their innovation, marketing their innovation and seeking funding for their innovation. As an Indiana tech lawyer these topics hit right at heart of the needs I have wrestled through with my clients.
I...Read More »
Klein states that a new wave of enterprise software has emerged and is “pulsating through the economy” and venture capital will soon take notice. The new platform is marked principally by SaaS and cloud computing. The industry visionaries are referring to this new era of enterprise software as Enterprise 3.0.
I found Klein's summary of the history of enterprise...Read More »
There is a good article on today's New York Times on-line...Read More »
Here is an excerpt:
Consider that the city also hosts ExactTarget and Aprimo, both of which...
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Thank you for continuing to read the Business & Culture Blog. The purpose of this blog is to address those areas of innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and community that lie at the intersection of business and culture. My law practice focuses on software licensing, entrepreneurship law, SaaS law, legal technology consulting and private equity. My goal is for this blog to assist business owners and leaders become more excellent at their craft. Be sure to subscribe to this...Read More »
Indiana (and its business leaders) needs to continue supporting innovation and excellence in entrepreneurship - especially if it wants to remain a market leader in technology industries. As a funding law /...Read More »
this week I wrote a
post on my issues with the Economic Stimulus Plan passed by our
Congressional and Senate leaders last week (and signed by our
President yesterday). Sorry – I don’t use this Blog to rant
often, but this one ticked me off. In the post I noted that
$200M of the funds designated to Indiana are set aside with few
Former President Clinton summarized the three goals of the bill on Larry King last night:
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1. Put money in people's pockets who are in...
Thank you for continuing to read the Business & Culture Blog. The purpose of this blog is to address those areas of innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and community that lie at the intersection of business and culture. My law practice focuses on software licensing, entrepreneurship law, SaaS law, legal technology consulting and private equity and funding law. My goal is for this blog to assist business owners and leaders become more excellent at their craft. Be sure to...Read More »