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Content from Roger Lee, a Battery Ventures general partner who invests in great entrepreneurs building innovative companies across the software and consumer landscape. For his complete blog, please visit www.rogerleevc.com.


Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Go Mobile-First or Die

A version of this post originally ran on TechCrunch. Seven years ago, when the iPhone was first introduced, smartphones were a novelty. Now they’re the…

Why Every Enterprise Startup Needs a Killer UX Team

Who’s the hottest hire in Silicon Valley today? No, it’s not the data scientist, mobile app engineer, or digital marketer; it’s a user experience designer….

A View from the Boardroom: Reducing Churn and Focusing on Customer Success

Last week, Battery Ventures General Partner Roger Lee joined Ajay Agrawal of Bain Capital and Harrison Miller of Summit Partners for a keynote panel at…

Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: The End of Dumb Software

For all the technological advances of our time, business software is still profoundly dumb. Most enterprise software simply serves as a tool to get a…

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The Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook–How to Build a Breakout Software Company

Organizations will spend $1.3 trillion worldwide on enterprise software and services this year. If you’re an entrepreneur building a next-generation software company, you’re no doubt wondering:…

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Churn And Burn: Why Customer Success Needs To Be A Board Priority

Last month I was sitting in a board meeting for one of my portfolio companies, a fast-growing software-as-a-service business serving digital marketers, and two interesting…