Leaning in when things get tough.

Pivoting to increase profits.

At some point, most companies experience leadership changes. Whether it’s at the board or executive level, we can help ensure a smooth transition. In this instance, our company had great technology. But their business model was outdated and ineffective. Making things worse, their CEO wasn’t willing to change course. We needed to find a replacement.  … Continued

Negotiating a new deal.

When things go south, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) don’t solve everything. We’ve experienced these scenarios many times, and can find solutions that benefit everyone involved.  In this particular case, our German startup was struggling to raise capital. They’d come a long way, but hadn’t broken through. Not all was bad, though. The company had built … Continued

Finding the root cause of an issue.

When issues arise, investors have two options. One is to sit back and watch things get worse. The other is to step in and help out. We’re in the second camp, which isn’t always fun, but is always effective.  In this example, our portfolio company was struggling to articulate who they were. Their key investment … Continued

Leaning in when things get tough.

Being an investor is more than basking in the joy of big wins. Sometimes, we’re more focused on damage control. When we see a problem, we jump on it. Because if things fester, they only get worse.  With this particular company, we leaned in when others bowed out. We uncovered a problem between the investors … Continued