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Electrifying Growth Episode 24: The High Stakes World of Online Gambling

Electrifying Growth Episode 24: The High Stakes World of Online Gambling

Gambling.com Co-founder and CEO Charles Gillespie joins Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden for Episode 24 of Electrifying Growth.

Think Like an Investor Panel: Key Takeaways

Think Like an Investor Panel: Key Takeaways

We recently wrapped up our 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM), where we brought together Limited Partners, portfolio CEOs, and other friends...

Soft Power and Diplomacy for Growth Stage CEOs

Soft Power and Diplomacy for Growth Stage CEOs

One of my favorite magazines (and digital content brands) is Monocle. Written from a decidedly non-U.S. point of view, their content focuse...

Electrifying Growth Episode 23: Empowering People to Make the Best Financial Decisions with Dee Choubey

Electrifying Growth Episode 23: Empowering People to Make the Best Financial Decisions with Dee Choubey

MoneyLion CEO Dee Choubey joins Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden for Episode 23 of Electrifying Growth.

Growth-Stage CEOs and the Need for Greater Self and Team Awareness

Growth-Stage CEOs and the Need for Greater Self and Team Awareness

After nearly four decades of business and HR leadership, I entered the world of private equity four years ago through my executive and team...

Act Like an Operator, Think Like an Investor: Go to Market

Act Like an Operator, Think Like an Investor: Go to Market

Our 2024 Growth Index focuses on metrics that matter for growth stage companies to tell both their current and future stories. It encourage...

Finding the Sweet Spot: Span of Control in Growth-Stage Companies

Finding the Sweet Spot: Span of Control in Growth-Stage Companies

We recently released the 2024 Growth Index — a compilation of benchmark data and best practices associated with growth-stage companies. Thi...

2024 Growth Index

2024 Growth Index

We are thrilled to present the 2024 Growth Index — a compilation of benchmark data and best practices associated with growth-stage companie...

Electrifying Growth Episode 22: One of the Most Interesting Men in the World: Saving Lives and Making Money with Steve Raucher

Electrifying Growth Episode 22: One of the Most Interesting Men in the World: Saving Lives and Making Money with Steve Raucher

RapidDeploy co-founder & CEO Steve Raucher joins Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden for Episode 22 of Electrifying Growth.

Decision-Making Strategies for Growth-Stage Entrepreneurs

Decision-Making Strategies for Growth-Stage Entrepreneurs

Probabilities, permanency, and how to divide big choices into small wagers.

Governance Roundtable: Board Fit to Purpose & Strategic Landscape

Governance Roundtable: Board Fit to Purpose & Strategic Landscape

Edison Edge Operating Partner, Jamie Egasti, recently hosted a CEO-only roundtable discussion exploring board ‘fit to purpose’.

Electrifying Growth Episode 21: The Real Life Wendy Rhoades with Julie Moore

Electrifying Growth Episode 21: The Real Life Wendy Rhoades with Julie Moore

Director of YSC Consulting and leadership expert Julie Moore joins Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden for Episode 21 of Electrifying Gr...

Electrifying Growth Episode 20: Making Democratization of Investing a Reality with Michael Weisz

Electrifying Growth Episode 20: Making Democratization of Investing a Reality with Michael Weisz

Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden sits down with Yieldstreet Co-Founder & CEO Michael Weisz for episode 20 of Electrifying Growth, Mak...

Mastering Debate: The Need for Healthy and Open Discourse on High-Growth Executive Teams

Mastering Debate: The Need for Healthy and Open Discourse on High-Growth Executive Teams

We live in a world defined by its strong opinions, information echo chambers, and a growing resistance to engage in healthy, open, and unco...

Electrifying Growth Episode 19: Embracing Innovation and Doing Good with Megan Glover

Electrifying Growth Episode 19: Embracing Innovation and Doing Good with Megan Glover

Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden sits down with 120Water Co-Founder & CEO Megan Glover for Episode 19 of Electrifying Growth, Embraci...

The Power Triad: Why Leveraging the Combined Impact of Product, Sales, and Marketing Matters

The Power Triad: Why Leveraging the Combined Impact of Product, Sales, and Marketing Matters

At the 2023 Executive Leadership Team Summit, the “three amigos” of the Edison Edge team (Go to Market Operating Partners Mariann McDonagh ...

4 Ways HR and Finance Leaders Can Create a Differentiated Partnership

4 Ways HR and Finance Leaders Can Create a Differentiated Partnership

At the 2023 Executive Leadership Team Summit, Operating Partners Joe Gwozdz (Finance) and Steve Schloss (Leadership) led a joint session ex...

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Be Used to Bolster Marketing Strategy

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Be Used to Bolster Marketing Strategy

At the 2023 Executive Leadership Team Summit, Operating Partner Mariann McDonagh led Edison go-to-market professionals through an enlighten...

Founder Stories: How They Did It

Founder Stories: How They Did It

Edison Partners is the proud recipient of Inc's Founder Friendly Investors distinction. We launched this series to showcase some of the sto...

Electrifying Growth Episode 18: Taking the Leap with Dave Baxter

Electrifying Growth Episode 18: Taking the Leap with Dave Baxter

Dave Baxter is the CEO of Solutions by Text (SBT), providing customer engagement solutions through its text messaging platform. Dave joins ...

3 Questions Leaders Should Ask to Build High-Performing Teams

3 Questions Leaders Should Ask to Build High-Performing Teams

The 2023 Executive Leadership Team Summit was an opportunity for leaders across the Edison portfolio to reflect, relay, and relate. Kicking...

Mastering Clarity: A Guide for Effective High-Growth Company CEO Communication in 2024

Mastering Clarity: A Guide for Effective High-Growth Company CEO Communication in 2024

Operating Partner Steve Schloss provides strategic solutions for leaders to enhance their communication skills, from self-reflection and fe...

Use Your Gut and Your Brain to Build Effective Organizations

Use Your Gut and Your Brain to Build Effective Organizations

2023 CEO Summit Reflection: Using Data to Deploy a People-based Strategy

Go-To-Market Fireside Chat: Cascading POAP Initiatives to Your Marketing Strategy

Go-To-Market Fireside Chat: Cascading POAP Initiatives to Your Marketing Strategy

Operating Partner Mariann McDonagh sat with Edison Managing Partner and COO, Kelly Ford, for a fireside chat about how to create effective ...

2023 CEO Summit Recap Video

2023 CEO Summit Recap Video

Our annual CEO Summit is one of Edison's flagship events, bringing together CEOs from across our portfolio to connect, learn, and grow. Thi...

2023 CEO Summit Reflection: 3 Key Takeaways from Adam Bryant’s Keynote Sessions

2023 CEO Summit Reflection: 3 Key Takeaways from Adam Bryant’s Keynote Sessions

The 2023 Edison CEO Summit took place in Boca Raton, Florida from October 2nd to October 4th. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing ins...

3 Ways Sales Leaders Can Support Marketing Events

3 Ways Sales Leaders Can Support Marketing Events

Sales leaders, I have a challenge for you. Ask your resident marketing leader how they feel about hosting industry events, and you’re likel...

Electrifying Growth Episode 17: Putting Your Money Where Your Pain Is with Jack Hooper

Electrifying Growth Episode 17: Putting Your Money Where Your Pain Is with Jack Hooper

Jack Hooper, Founder & CEO of Take Command Health, joins Edison Partners Managing Partner and Host Chris Sugden to share valuable insights ...

Measuring Developer Productivity—Will We Ever Get It Right?

Measuring Developer Productivity—Will We Ever Get It Right?

Greg Nicastro, Operating Partner recently hosted a Product and Technology Roundtable to discuss Nicole Forsgren's SPACE productivity framew...

Why We Invested in Take Command: Revolutionizing Group Health Insurance

Why We Invested in Take Command: Revolutionizing Group Health Insurance

Edison Partners is excited to partner with Take Command to lead their Series B investment. The company is the leading end-to-end ICHRA tech...

Embracing Strategic and Executional Leadership in a High Growth Company

Embracing Strategic and Executional Leadership in a High Growth Company

Operating Partner Steve Schloss explores the critical balance between strategic and executional leadership and provides actionable insights...

Electrifying Growth Episode 16: A Calling as Big as the Mission with Mark Brosso

Electrifying Growth Episode 16: A Calling as Big as the Mission with Mark Brosso

Mark Brosso, Founder & CEO of PurpleLab, sat down with Edison Partners Managing Partner and Host Chris Sugden to share valuable insights in...

Electrifying Growth Episode 15: Innovation and Disruption is in his Blood with A.J. Loiacono

Electrifying Growth Episode 15: Innovation and Disruption is in his Blood with A.J. Loiacono

Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden sits down with Capital Rx CEO A.J. Loiacono for Episode 15 of Electrifying Growth, Innovation and Di...

Real Estate Investment Platform, Fund that Flip, to Rebrand as Upright

Real Estate Investment Platform, Fund that Flip, to Rebrand as Upright

New identity reflects expanded service offering and follows the acquisition of FlipperForce software company

Electrifying Growth Episode 14: The Family Business was Just the Start with Steve Cornwell

Electrifying Growth Episode 14: The Family Business was Just the Start with Steve Cornwell

Steve Cornwell, visionary founder and CEO of Northpass, shares the highs, lows, and challenges faced while building his company with Managi...

Electrifying Growth Episode 13: From Small Beginnings to Great Success with Amanda Eisel

Electrifying Growth Episode 13: From Small Beginnings to Great Success with Amanda Eisel

In the latest episode of our Electrifying Growth podcast, Managing Partner and host Chris Sudgen engages in a fireside chat with Amanda Eis...

The Power of Saying No to Amplify the Impact of Yes

The Power of Saying No to Amplify the Impact of Yes

Returning rejuvenated from a recent and much-needed vacation (despite the challenges of air travel these days), I had the opportunity to re...

Nasdaq TradeTalks: What Are The Biggest Challenges for Tech Investors Right Now?

Nasdaq TradeTalks: What Are The Biggest Challenges for Tech Investors Right Now?

Managing Partner Chris Sugden joins Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq TradeTalks to discuss what the biggest challenges are for tech investors righ...

Electrifying Growth Episode 12: Operating Within Reality with Greg Lettieri

Electrifying Growth Episode 12: Operating Within Reality with Greg Lettieri

Greg Lettieri, Co-Founder & CEO of Recycle Track Systems (RTS) joins Managing Partner and Host Chris Sugden for Episode 12 of Electrifying ...

Electrifying Growth Episode 11: Resilience & Reaching New Heights with Melanie Stricklan

Electrifying Growth Episode 11: Resilience & Reaching New Heights with Melanie Stricklan

Episode 11 of Electrifying Growth features Melanie Stricklan, Co-Founder and CEO of Slingshot Aerospace. Host and Managing Partner Chris Su...

How Zelis CEO Amanda Eisel Embraces Founder-Driven Culture in Leading a Healthcare Tech Empire

How Zelis CEO Amanda Eisel Embraces Founder-Driven Culture in Leading a Healthcare Tech Empire

The tallest, fastest rollercoaster in North America is “Kingda Ka.” It’s located at Six Flags in Jackson, NJ… coincidentally spitting dista...

Leading By Letting Go

Leading By Letting Go

In a world where letting go and delegating day-to-day tasks happens without even a thought behind the unconscious click of a mouse or scree...

Yes Day

Yes Day

The CEOs of portfolio companies SPHERE, Upright (formerly Fund-that-Flip), and Solutions by Text hosted 'Yes Day' celebrations... with vary...

Liquidity and Cash Management in Times of Uncertainty, Recession, and Prosperity

Liquidity and Cash Management in Times of Uncertainty, Recession, and Prosperity

Cash is king. This age-old adage holds true as profitability, growth, and viability of a business all hinge on maintaining a healthy cash f...

RSA Conference 2023 Highlights

RSA Conference 2023 Highlights

The theme of the 2023 annual RSA Conference was “Stronger Together.” Ironically, that's exactly why I wanted to attend. 

Electrifying Growth Episode 10: Mentorship & Grit in High-Growth Companies with Amy Kadomatsu

Electrifying Growth Episode 10: Mentorship & Grit in High-Growth Companies with Amy Kadomatsu

Episode 10 of Electrifying Growth features Amy Kadomatsu, CEO of COMPLY, who excels at turning challenges into opportunities for learning a...

Start ’em Young: The Importance of Financial Literacy for the Next Generation

Start ’em Young: The Importance of Financial Literacy for the Next Generation

April is Financial Literacy Month, something that may not seem like a celebratory moment in time, but, believe me, the next generation will...

Valuing Your Values

Valuing Your Values

Among the many challenges currently faced by high-growth organizations and their leaders is an area periodically overlooked, and every bit ...

The Get Podcast: Upgrading the CMO's Dialogue with the Board

The Get Podcast: Upgrading the CMO's Dialogue with the Board

Join me in kicking-off Season Five of the The Get podcast, with host Erica Seidel.

When to Hire a CFO

When to Hire a CFO

Hiring a CFO is a strategic decision that should align with steps that take the business to its next phase of growth.  Where you want to be...

SVB AAR: Lessons Learned to Build Resilience

SVB AAR: Lessons Learned to Build Resilience

Key Edison portfolio company CFO takeaways from the SVB crisis.

The Art and Process of Talent Advocacy: At the Table and In the Moment

The Art and Process of Talent Advocacy: At the Table and In the Moment

While we are surrounded by a constant drumbeat of layoff news for companies of all stages, many high growth companies continue to scale, ex...

Electrifying Growth Episode 9: Family Affair with Stephen Faust

Electrifying Growth Episode 9: Family Affair with Stephen Faust

CEO of Dash Solutions (formerly Prepaid Technologies) Stephen Faust guest stars on Electrifying Growth to reveal his lessons learned from m...

RapidDeploy: Why We Invested

RapidDeploy: Why We Invested

RapidDeploy is a provider of cloud-based, configurable mapping and analytics software solutions catering to Public Safety Answering Points ...

Electrifying Growth Episode 8: Pride, Poise, and Team with US Army Veteran Colonel Gregory Gadson

Electrifying Growth Episode 8: Pride, Poise, and Team with US Army Veteran Colonel Gregory Gadson

Colonel Greg Gadson has an extraordinary story. Now wheelchair-bound after suffering near-fatal injuries while serving in Iraq in 2007, the...

Growth Index 2023

Growth Index 2023

We are pleased to share Edison's 2023 Growth Index, where we compile and prescribe characteristics and best-in-class methods associated wit...

Electrifying Growth Episode 7: Even Tiger Had a Coach with Steve Schloss

Electrifying Growth Episode 7: Even Tiger Had a Coach with Steve Schloss

Managing Partner and Host Chris Sugden sits down with Executive Coach, Advisor & Operating Partner Steve Schloss for Episode 7 of Edison Pa...

Edison CEO Summit: Four Leadership Lessons from Colonel Greg Gadson

Edison CEO Summit: Four Leadership Lessons from Colonel Greg Gadson

Greg shared his learnings about the value of leadership in the aftermath of a grievous war injury. The attack in Afghanistan came as a surp...

Electrifying Growth Episode 6: Bootstrapping and Breaking Down Barriers with Rita Gurevich

Electrifying Growth Episode 6: Bootstrapping and Breaking Down Barriers with Rita Gurevich

Episode 6 of Electrifying Growth with Founder & CEO of SPHERE Technology Solutions, Rita Gurevich explains how to turn challenges into oppo...

The Full Ratchet Podcast: A 20 Year Evolution of Venture Capital, Growing a Firm with Zero Investments in Silicon Valley, and the Multi-Stage Fund Reckoning

The Full Ratchet Podcast: A 20 Year Evolution of Venture Capital, Growing a Firm with Zero Investments in Silicon Valley, and the Multi-Stage Fund Reckoning

The host of The Full Ratchet is Nick Moran, General Partner of New Stack Ventures, a venture capital firm committed to investing in founder...

Becoming a More Disciplined CEO: The Role of Executive Team Builder 

Becoming a More Disciplined CEO: The Role of Executive Team Builder 

From our experiences, the investment barometer when assessing the potential of a CEO’s transition from venture capital to the growth equity...

Electrifying Growth Episode 5: We’re All in This Together with John Hope Bryant

Electrifying Growth Episode 5: We’re All in This Together with John Hope Bryant

Presidential appointee, business leader, philanthropist, and international best-selling author John Hope Bryant sits down with Managing Par...

Electrifying Growth Episode 4: Three Things CEOs Need to Do Well to Lead a Winning Company

Electrifying Growth Episode 4: Three Things CEOs Need to Do Well to Lead a Winning Company

Managing Partner and Host Chris Sugden sits down with Al Subbloie to talk about the three key things CEOs need to do to lead a winning comp...

The Art of Facilitation: A Key Leadership Lever

The Art of Facilitation: A Key Leadership Lever

The ability to facilitate conversation or discussion serves as an important skill for the modern workplace. Inviting and engaging other, an...

People 2.0: New Standards for Times of Uncertainty, Volatility, & Inflation

People 2.0: New Standards for Times of Uncertainty, Volatility, & Inflation

With Edison Edge, Edison Partners goes beyond investing to providing the guidance that portfolio companies need to succeed. One aspect of ...

Building Your Brand from the Inside Out 

Building Your Brand from the Inside Out 

Edison Partners gathered portfolio company leaders at our People 2.0 event to discuss today’s challenging talent environment. One major fac...

Electrifying Growth Episode 3: Making It Look Easy with Amanda Eisel

Electrifying Growth Episode 3: Making It Look Easy with Amanda Eisel

CEO of Zelis Healthcare Amanda Eisel sits down with Managing Partner & Host Chris Sugden for Episode 3: Making It Look Easy.

Edison Partners 36th Annual Meeting - Portfolio Company Spotlights

Edison Partners 36th Annual Meeting - Portfolio Company Spotlights

The dust has settled from Edison’s 2022 Annual General Meeting in Nashville late last month. The cumulative level of knowledge and expertis...

Why 50% of your Sales Team is at Risk and What to do About It

Why 50% of your Sales Team is at Risk and What to do About It

Revenue and GTM leaders have a lot on their minds these days, with The Great Resignation, the volatility in the economy and the ripple effe...

Electrifying Growth Episode 2: My $100 Million MBA with Flint Lane

Electrifying Growth Episode 2: My $100 Million MBA with Flint Lane

Episode 2 of Electrifying Growth features Founder & former CEO of BillTrust, Flint Lane, unpacking the truth behind his early years in busi...

10 Big Ideas for Go-To-Market Alignment

10 Big Ideas for Go-To-Market Alignment

Practical and actionable tips for growth-stage companies to drive stronger GTM alignment and acceleration.

Electrifying Growth Episode 1: How to Use Your Board As A Strategic Weapon with Dawn Zier and Tricia Han

Electrifying Growth Episode 1: How to Use Your Board As A Strategic Weapon with Dawn Zier and Tricia Han

Edison Operating Partners Dawn Zier, former CEO of Nutrisystem, and Tricia Han, CEO of MyFitnessPal, sit down with Managing Partner and Hos...

Why Reputation Capital Matters & How To Build It

Why Reputation Capital Matters & How To Build It

Influence how your business is valued in the market with these five levers for building reputation capital with employees, customers, press...

Why We Invested: Solutions by Text

Why We Invested: Solutions by Text

Edison Partners is excited to be partnering with Solutions by Text. The Company offers the only compliance-first text communications platfo...

MoneyLion’s Evolution from Financial App to Daily Destination & Marketplace

MoneyLion’s Evolution from Financial App to Daily Destination & Marketplace

MoneyLion is changing how Americans bank, and it’s doing so from the inside out.

The Rise of Edison Partners in the PE Growth Landscape

The Rise of Edison Partners in the PE Growth Landscape

Kelly Ford was recently featured on Pitchbook’s Invisible Capital podcast with Adam Lewis where she spoke about Edison’s accidental commitm...

Building a High Impact Board of Directors

Building a High Impact Board of Directors

A strong board can bring that kind of long-term and informed perspective to even the youngest, growth stage companies.

The Hybrid Workplace: Do Your Employees Feel Psychologically Safe?

The Hybrid Workplace: Do Your Employees Feel Psychologically Safe?

As organizations open up, invite, or order employees back to the office, the employee-employer relationship is rapidly changing.

Financial Systems and the Transition to a Software Management Platform

Financial Systems and the Transition to a Software Management Platform

Make the move to a financial data platform as soon as you can and grow into the system as your company scales.

The Upcoming Wealth Transfer is About More Than Just Money, it’s About Preference

The Upcoming Wealth Transfer is About More Than Just Money, it’s About Preference

We’re in the midst of the largest inter-generational wealth transfer in history, as Baby Boomer’s pass down their assets to the next genera...

The R-Factor of Leadership

The R-Factor of Leadership

We have all learned in real-time that senior leader relatability is more important than ever.

On the Topic of Return to Office: Are We Coming Full Circle?

On the Topic of Return to Office: Are We Coming Full Circle?

The pandemic had fundamentally shifted how America works, but is work-from-home really here to stay?

Signs Your Leadership Team Needs an Upgrade

Signs Your Leadership Team Needs an Upgrade

It is so important to consider the life stage of the company when deciding what the right team looks like to execute successfully.

Why Growth-Stage Companies Need a Board of Directors

Why Growth-Stage Companies Need a Board of Directors

The establishment of a board and basic board governance can help a company move more quickly, execute more strategically and run more effic...

COVID Accelerated the Need for Financial Wellness for All, Bringing New Opportunities to Fintech

COVID Accelerated the Need for Financial Wellness for All, Bringing New Opportunities to Fintech

gohenry is fostering financial literacy as part of a fun, interactive experience with gamification features, customization and more.

Modernizing Your SDR Function

Modernizing Your SDR Function

Hear about the changing landscape of Sales Development and how the function is trending for the future, according to two industry experts.

From Traffic Signs to Vital Signs: Compelling Trends in the IoT Space

From Traffic Signs to Vital Signs: Compelling Trends in the IoT Space

At Edison Partners, we believe in the value of smart devices, the data insights they provide, and the unique solution the IoT can enable. R...

Why Leaders Should Listen Up

Why Leaders Should Listen Up

Great leaders and leadership teams share a common trait: they listen to move their organization forward. Hear from Edison Operating Partner...

Remote Patient Monitoring Empowers ‘Hospital at Home’

Remote Patient Monitoring Empowers ‘Hospital at Home’

Today, Edison portfolio company Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a leading provider of telehealth and remote patient monitoring solutions, ...

If You Build It, They Will Come

If You Build It, They Will Come

Today, Edison portfolio company Terminus announced the closing of a $90M Series C growth round, marking Edison's fourth investment in the c...

How to Start a Podcast

How to Start a Podcast

Have you thought about starting a podcast only to dismiss the idea as too hard to execute and sustain? In this webcast, we talked in-depth ...

How This Startup CEO Hired the Right Sales Leader DURING COVID-19

How This Startup CEO Hired the Right Sales Leader DURING COVID-19

If you’re on the hunt for a CRO or VP Sales, read this blog for the keys to success when hiring a sales leader in or out of a pandemic – be...

Marketing Experts Share Their 2021 Trends

Marketing Experts Share Their 2021 Trends

These uncertain times have every marketer asking – what will the industry look like in 2021? Steve Olenski from CMSWire caught up with five...

Capital Rx Leads the Way to Ethical and Transparent Drug Pricing

Capital Rx Leads the Way to Ethical and Transparent Drug Pricing

Imagine a world where companies can better manage their cost of providing employees with quality healthcare, and households can better mana...

Finding the Good in the Bad

Finding the Good in the Bad

To say 2020 was an unusual year is an understatement. During our 2020 CEO Summit, VP Bobby Dickey shared some of the results of our CEO sur...

The Chaos & Rocket Fuel Podcast: Work Nerds on Work Trends

The Chaos & Rocket Fuel Podcast: Work Nerds on Work Trends

What's shaping the future of work and human acceleration? GP Kelly Ford joined WNDYR CEO Claire Haidar and host Doug Foulkes for the Chaos ...

Cultivating Culture: Why and How to Improve Organizational Culture

Cultivating Culture: Why and How to Improve Organizational Culture

COVID-19 created a crash course in understanding organizational culture. What does it truly involve, and how can you assess yours? Find ou...

The Dawn of the Pelotonomy

The Dawn of the Pelotonomy

Welcome to the Pelotonomy, the new economy driven by services delivered over live video down market and to long-tail or niche businesses. T...

Annual Operating Planning – Moving Beyond the Spreadsheet (and It’s Not Too Late)

Annual Operating Planning – Moving Beyond the Spreadsheet (and It’s Not Too Late)

Learn from ComplySci’s CEO Amy Kadomatsu and Strategic Adviser Jean-Marc Levy on how to run an effective annual operating planning (AOP) pr...

Why Our First Virtual CEO Summit May Not Be Our Last

Why Our First Virtual CEO Summit May Not Be Our Last

Our Ninth Annual CEO Summit turned out to be one of our best and most engaging events thus far! So, what about it was special? How did we c...

Building a Customer-Focused Sales Process for Scale

Building a Customer-Focused Sales Process for Scale

Who's the MVP of your GTM team?  It's not Sales or Marketing... It's the Customer. In this webcast, VP Alex Symos and Helen Baptist, COO at...

Why We Invested in The Pro's Closet

Why We Invested in The Pro's Closet

Why did Edison Partners invest in The Pro's Closet - the world’s largest and most trusted brand for pre-owned bikes? GP Ryan Ziegler tells ...

Seven Elements of Essentialist Leadership in 2020

Seven Elements of Essentialist Leadership in 2020

Essentialism is the "disciplined pursuit of less." By eliminating everything that is not absolutely essential, one can make the highest con...

The Perpetual Beta Organization

The Perpetual Beta Organization

What does it mean to be in perpetual beta and how can your organization prosper from being in this mode? Chris Clark tells all in this blog...

Seven Key Insights From Our CEO Interviews (Part 2 of 2)

Seven Key Insights From Our CEO Interviews (Part 2 of 2)

Introducing our newest series: The Edison Summer Seven! We kick off with seven pieces of advice our CEOs provided during our Lighthouse Ser...

Seven Key Insights From Our CEO Interviews (Part 1 of 2)

Seven Key Insights From Our CEO Interviews (Part 1 of 2)

Introducing our newest series: The Edison Summer Seven! We kick off with seven pieces of advice our CEOs provided during our Lighthouse Ser...

Analyst Relations: A Bridge to Growth in the New Normal

Analyst Relations: A Bridge to Growth in the New Normal

In this webcast, Phil LeClare, Principal of LeClare PR, and Alex Symos, VP, Go-To-Market Center of Excellence at Edison Partners, open the ...

Chapter 2: Resilience & Recovery - Navigators Triangle

Chapter 2: Resilience & Recovery - Navigators Triangle

In this week's Resilience & Recovery memo to our CEOs, Christopher Clark shares how you can ensure your BOD members are well-grounded in th...

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Al Subbloie

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Al Subbloie

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with Budderfly CEO Al Subbloie - a true navigator of markets, models and moments with a...

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Jean-Marc Levy

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Jean-Marc Levy

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with Jean-Marc Levy - the CEO of ComplySci - where he shared his perspective on what th...

Chapter 2: Resilience & Recovery - WFH to Return on Work Channels (RoWC)

Chapter 2: Resilience & Recovery - WFH to Return on Work Channels (RoWC)

This black swan is presenting you with a great opportunity to define your work channels and wire them with unprecedented purpose and intens...

The SEO Edit

The SEO Edit

In this webcast, Ryan Farley, Co-founder and Performance Marketer at LawnStarter, tackles the ins and outs of growth-oriented SEO.

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Eric Berry

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Eric Berry

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with Eric Berry - the co-founder and CEO of TripleLift.  See how Eric's process gives h...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 11 - The Chemistry of Forecasting

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 11 - The Chemistry of Forecasting

Correct forecasts, good or bad, give people belief. Find out more in this week's memo to our CEOs.

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Milind Mehere

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Milind Mehere

In this week's Lighthouse Series interview, you will hear from a person who has faced adversity with a tough inner core, strong operating p...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 10 - Trusty Triangles

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 10 - Trusty Triangles

In this week’s memo to our CEOs, Christopher Clark shows us how creating a simple triangle can help your company recognize what needs to be...

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Steve Cornwell

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Steve Cornwell

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with Steve Cornwell - the founder and CEO of Northpass. You will see that Steve’s faith...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 9 - Stretching for the Habit Zone

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 9 - Stretching for the Habit Zone

In this week’s memo to CEOs, Christopher Clark discusses taking newfound behaviors and turning them into habits.

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Tim Kopp

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Tim Kopp

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with Terminus CEO Tim Kopp. As you will see from our interview, Tim combines intellect,...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 8 - Manage Your Margins

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 8 - Manage Your Margins

Recently, the margin of error for decision-making has narrowed. In this week's memo to our CEOs, Chris Clark offered a simple solution to b...

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Joe Wald

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Joe Wald

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with Joe Wald - the co-founder and CEO of Edison's recently exited portfolio company, C...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 7 - COVID & Core Competencies

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 7 - COVID & Core Competencies

Is this current Black Swan so powerful that it can create a missing intangible or core competency in an experienced leader? Find out in thi...

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Barry Conlon

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Barry Conlon

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with Overhaul CEO Barry Conlon. See how Barry is muddling and modeling his way through ...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 6 - Credit-Worthiness

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 6 - Credit-Worthiness

Our week six memo to our CEOs focuses on how to access your A/R risk and credit-worthiness during this black swan.

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Mark Ruddock

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Mark Ruddock

In this week's Lighthouse Series, we interview BFS Capital CEO Mark Ruddock. See how Mark is muddling and modeling his way through the fog,...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 5 - All VUC'd Up

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 5 - All VUC'd Up

Edison's week five memo focuses on VUCA and the aspects that are applicable to our portfolio CEOs.

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Dev Ganesan

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Dev Ganesan

This week's Lighthouse Series features an interview with PathFactory CEO Dev Ganesan. See how Dev is muddling and modeling his way through ...

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 4 - Building Resilience

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 4 - Building Resilience

As you make the switch from downstream to upstream decisions, check out our week four memo from Christopher Clark to our CEOs on the action...

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Rick Auletta

The Lighthouse Series with CEO Rick Auletta

We recently launched a weekly CEO interview, entitled The Lighthouse Series, during which Partner Christopher Clark asks five simple questi...

The COVID-19 SDR Survival Kit

The COVID-19 SDR Survival Kit

The things SDRs can do to survive, and even thrive during this transitional period.

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 3 - Questions, Control & Resilience

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 3 - Questions, Control & Resilience

The difference between success and failure is asking the right questions, especially at the right time.

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 2 - Communications, Continuity & Timelines

Anticipate & Adjust: Week 2 - Communications, Continuity & Timelines

This week's CEO memo was focused on three critical workstreams, horizon thinking, and personal well-being.

Anticipate & Adjust: Leadership During a Black Swan

Anticipate & Adjust: Leadership During a Black Swan

Strength, intelligence, speed. These are the things we need.

What Leaders Can Learn From Mount Everest

What Leaders Can Learn From Mount Everest

An American mountaineer, polar explorer, NYT bestselling author, team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition... and Ediso...

The Seven Cylinders Your Sales Leader Best Be Firing On

The Seven Cylinders Your Sales Leader Best Be Firing On

For growth companies, there's more to sales leadership than making the number. If he/she is going to scale, there are seven essential compe...

Edison Fast Growers Earn Rank Among Deloitte’s Fast 500

Edison Fast Growers Earn Rank Among Deloitte’s Fast 500

Deloitte released their Fast 500 and six of Edison's portfolio companies made the list. Learn who they were and the growth characteristics...

Cash is King (even in unprofitable tech IPOs)

Cash is King (even in unprofitable tech IPOs)

“Cash is king”. This is by far the best summary of a broad swath of financial theory. Companies that generate a lot of cash, fast, and with...

Account-based Marketing (ABM), Demystified and Optimized

Account-based Marketing (ABM), Demystified and Optimized

Your sales pipeline is the lifeblood of your sales function, and its reliability as a predictor of revenue creation is critical.

The Art & Tactics of Negotiation

The Art & Tactics of Negotiation

Breaking down psychological concepts to deploy in a negotiation - see what our CEOs learned from Columbia’s Professor Robert Bontempo.

What Top Performing Companies Know about Hiring and Retention

What Top Performing Companies Know about Hiring and Retention

Engaged employees can make a company as much as 22% more profitable. Learn more about the critical role engagement plays in hiring and ret...

Cash in Your Pocket – Navigating R&D Credits and Qualified Small Business Stock

Cash in Your Pocket – Navigating R&D Credits and Qualified Small Business Stock

Technology is constantly changing and forcing companies to innovate. However, overcoming technical challenges at various stages of your bus...

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Electrifying Growth Episode 24: The High Stakes World of Online Gambling

Electrifying Growth Episode 24: The High Stakes World of Online Gambling

Gambling.com Co-founder and CEO Charles Gillespie joins Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden for Episode 24 of Electrifying Growth.

Think Like an Investor Panel: Key Takeaways

Think Like an Investor Panel: Key Takeaways

We recently wrapped up our 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM), where we brought together Limited Partners, portfolio CEOs, and other friends...

Soft Power and Diplomacy for Growth Stage CEOs

Soft Power and Diplomacy for Growth Stage CEOs

One of my favorite magazines (and digital content brands) is Monocle. Written from a decidedly non-U.S. point of view, their content focuse...

Electrifying Growth Episode 23: Empowering People to Make the Best Financial Decisions with Dee Choubey

Electrifying Growth Episode 23: Empowering People to Make the Best Financial Decisions with Dee Choubey

MoneyLion CEO Dee Choubey joins Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden for Episode 23 of Electrifying Growth.

Growth-Stage CEOs and the Need for Greater Self and Team Awareness

Growth-Stage CEOs and the Need for Greater Self and Team Awareness

After nearly four decades of business and HR leadership, I entered the world of private equity four years ago through my executive and team...

Act Like an Operator, Think Like an Investor: Go to Market

Act Like an Operator, Think Like an Investor: Go to Market

Our 2024 Growth Index focuses on metrics that matter for growth stage companies to tell both their current and future stories. It encourage...

Finding the Sweet Spot: Span of Control in Growth-Stage Companies

Finding the Sweet Spot: Span of Control in Growth-Stage Companies

We recently released the 2024 Growth Index — a compilation of benchmark data and best practices associated with growth-stage companies. Thi...

Electrifying Growth Episode 22: One of the Most Interesting Men in the World: Saving Lives and Making Money with Steve Raucher

Electrifying Growth Episode 22: One of the Most Interesting Men in the World: Saving Lives and Making Money with Steve Raucher

RapidDeploy co-founder & CEO Steve Raucher joins Managing Partner and host Chris Sugden for Episode 22 of Electrifying Growth.

Decision-Making Strategies for Growth-Stage Entrepreneurs

Decision-Making Strategies for Growth-Stage Entrepreneurs

Probabilities, permanency, and how to divide big choices into small wagers.

Webcasts

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Go-To-Market Fireside Chat: Cascading POAP Initiatives to Your Marketing Strategy

Go-To-Market Fireside Chat: Cascading POAP Initiatives to Your Marketing Strategy

Operating Partner Mariann McDonagh sat with Edison Managing Partner and COO, Kelly Ford, for a fireside chat about how to create effective ...

Nasdaq TradeTalks: What Are The Biggest Challenges for Tech Investors Right Now?

Nasdaq TradeTalks: What Are The Biggest Challenges for Tech Investors Right Now?

Managing Partner Chris Sugden joins Jill Malandrino on Nasdaq TradeTalks to discuss what the biggest challenges are for tech investors righ...

Modernizing Your SDR Function

Modernizing Your SDR Function

Hear about the changing landscape of Sales Development and how the function is trending for the future, according to two industry experts.

How to Start a Podcast

How to Start a Podcast

Have you thought about starting a podcast only to dismiss the idea as too hard to execute and sustain? In this webcast, we talked in-depth ...

Cultivating Culture: Why and How to Improve Organizational Culture

Cultivating Culture: Why and How to Improve Organizational Culture

COVID-19 created a crash course in understanding organizational culture. What does it truly involve, and how can you assess yours? Find ou...

Annual Operating Planning – Moving Beyond the Spreadsheet (and It’s Not Too Late)

Annual Operating Planning – Moving Beyond the Spreadsheet (and It’s Not Too Late)

Learn from ComplySci’s CEO Amy Kadomatsu and Strategic Adviser Jean-Marc Levy on how to run an effective annual operating planning (AOP) pr...

Building a Customer-Focused Sales Process for Scale

Building a Customer-Focused Sales Process for Scale

Who's the MVP of your GTM team?  It's not Sales or Marketing... It's the Customer. In this webcast, VP Alex Symos and Helen Baptist, COO at...

Analyst Relations: A Bridge to Growth in the New Normal

Analyst Relations: A Bridge to Growth in the New Normal

In this webcast, Phil LeClare, Principal of LeClare PR, and Alex Symos, VP, Go-To-Market Center of Excellence at Edison Partners, open the ...

The SEO Edit

The SEO Edit

In this webcast, Ryan Farley, Co-founder and Performance Marketer at LawnStarter, tackles the ins and outs of growth-oriented SEO.

Reports

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2019 Growth Index: How Fast Growers Price

2019 Growth Index: How Fast Growers Price

The 2019 Edison Partners Growth Index reveals that fast growers use multiple pricing levers to drive 75% higher ASPs.

Edison Partners Growth Index Reveals 7 Traits of Fast-Growth Tech Companies

Edison Partners Growth Index Reveals 7 Traits of Fast-Growth Tech Companies

The Growth Index, a study of the firm’s portfolio of growth-stage technology companies, finds that fast growers—or companies with 30 percen...

Are you a Fast Grower? Introducing Our 2018 Growth Index

Are you a Fast Grower? Introducing Our 2018 Growth Index

Use Edison's Growth Index to compare your business to like companies in the Edison portfolio, as well as industry guidance. These benchmark...