Want to learn more about our newest investment Plume, the smart home service offering for more than 170 Communications Service Providers (CSPs)?
In this Behind the Investment LinkedIn Live, hear from Plume Co-founder & CEO Fahri Diner and Insight Managing Director Ryan Hinkle on the core capabilities of Plume, what we at Insight were so excited by, and the business ecosystem around connected homes.
Originally published at https://www.insightpartners.com on February 24, 2021.
Written by Ryan Hinkle
Insight’s Growth Gurus series showcases inspiring leaders from our portfolio of growth-stage software and internet companies. In this episode, Insight Managing Director, Ryan Hinkle, interviews Smartsheet’s President & CEO, Mark Mader, about his experience scaling the company from a startup to a publicly traded company. Smartsheet enables teams to get work done fast and efficiently. We are a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, enabling organizations to plan, capture, track, automate, and report on work at scale, resulting in more efficient processes and better business outcomes.
Let’s start with your story. …
Written by Onsite Talent Center of Excellence
Let’s say you’re in the final stages of interviews with a company that you’re hoping to join. If you know to do your research, you check Glassdoor, Comparably, or another company review site to see what others have to say about its work environment.
This is what you read:
“Cool job. But not much growth here.”
“My boss was a real jerk. He only criticized us, never praised or thanked us.”
“This is a great job for people who don’t want a personal life.”
“They’re doing layoffs all the time. You never know…
Written by Insight Onsite
Insight Partners believes growth leads to opportunity. Every day, the inspiring CEOs and Founders of our portfolio companies shape the future of their businesses, providing opportunity for the world around them. In each of these videos, the leaders share their stories about how they’ve scaled-up with the support of Insight.
This article was originally published on December 23rd, 2019 to Insight Partners.
Written by Walker Szurek
Growth is rightfully the number one priority for start-up and scale-up software companies, but upon nearing an exit, establishing a path to profitability becomes the main focus. When that horizon nears, costs need to be addressed, but R&D can seem a massive black box where everything is ‘need to have.’ P&L level analysis is most useful for trends over time, and detailed project views only pop off they page when they convey bad news. The numbers that are most easily accessible are rarely the ones that fire up your board, investors, and team about the direction…
Written by Denise Tilles
Insight Partners Product Center of Excellence works with and places leading CPOs from around the world into its portfolio of high-growth software companies (take a look at our case study). As part of this program, CPOs are hand selected to participate in the industry-leading CPO Advisory Board. Content for this series is developed in partnership with Advisory Board members, including Kevin Broom.
Let’s get to know more about Kevin with 7 Questions:
1. As a CPO of a fast-growing business, how have you personally evolved as a leader?
You start to see patterns and improve anticipation…
Written by Insight Onsite
On the week of November 19th, 170,000+ Salesforce community members flocked to San Francisco for Dreamforce 2019. With over 2,700 breakout sessions, trainings, hands-on demos, and hundreds of partners and solutions, there are countless opportunities for attendees to discover the latest customer-centric trends and strategies.
To connect with our portfolio companies and partners in attendance, Insight’s Marketing and Sales Centers of Excellence hosted a networking breakfast for 35+ executives. At the event, we were curious to know, “how will you will take what you’ve learned at the conference and implement it at your company in 2020?”
Written by Shelley Perry
I know what you are thinking. “Of course they aren’t; the CFO just wants me to spend less.”
Speaking on behalf of several great CFO’s that I have had the opportunity to work with, this is because they don’t know how what you’re buying will impact the business.
Here is some advice from a former CPO turned CEO, Operating Partner and Investor: you want the CFO to be into you. This is one stakeholder you need on your side.
Here’s a recent example. I was invited to participate in a strategy session with an executive team…
Written by Travis Kassay
It’s 2020. If you are a Sales leader, you likely spent the last few weeks of 2019 scrambling to close deals before the year end, and as a result, you’re probably starting January by finalizing your compensation plans and quotas, and planning two of your most important events of the year: Sales Kickoff (SKO) and President’s Club.
Designed well, these two events should excite the sales team for the year ahead, help you set and sell a strategy that inspires everyone to roll up their sleeves (again), and also celebrate the team’s 2019 accomplishments. …