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Author : Roger Lee
Leadership
Roger Lee
A VC’s Tips: Communicating with Your Board During Tough Times
For startup CEOs, tough economic periods are like stressful stretches in a marriage: They test…
Leadership
Roger Lee
5 Questions to Ask Before Saying ‘I do’ to Your…
Most entrepreneurs focus on the hard economics of the deal when they negotiate with investors:…
Leadership
Roger Lee
The Founding CEO Transition: Doing it Right
As a venture capitalist I have lived through many founder/CEO transitions--instances in which a founder…
Leadership
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Choose More Diverse Boards
A few weeks ago, we were approached by a prominent Silicon Valley executive we both…
Sales & Marketing
Roger Lee
The Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: You’ve Heard of LAMP? Here’s the…
You’ve perhaps heard of the LAMP stack, the standard web-service building blocks of Linux, Apache,…
Trending
Roger Lee
The Unlikely Birth of Customer Success—in St. Louis
A few years ago, I started noticing a strange business problem plaguing some of the…
Application Software
Roger Lee
Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Big Data Meets HR
Big data has permeated almost all aspects of the enterprise today—from sales and marketing to…
Application Software
Roger Lee
Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Don’t Make the Mobile Web a Stepchild
Today’s business-software entrepreneurs must start out mobile-first, building an elegant, simple mobile app before dealing…
Application Software
Roger Lee
Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Skip the Salesforce and Go Freemium to…
Can you build a billion-dollar enterprise software company without a sales force? Today, not only…
Application Software
Roger Lee
Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Go Mobile-First or Die
A version of this post originally ran on TechCrunch. Seven years ago, when the iPhone…
Application Software
Roger Lee
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…
Application Software
Roger Lee
Software Entrepreneur’s Playbook: The End of Dumb Software
For all the technological advances of our time, business software is still profoundly dumb. Most…