For some founders, the thought of pitching a VC round to their board of directors can incite a fair share of dread. Will the board disagree? Will certain board members stand in your way? Not if you’ve done your homework, writes OpenView partner Firas Raouf.
Ken Lownie, a consultant specializing in building and scaling professional services teams, share six steps for optimizing your professional services business.
OpenView recently surveyed an array of expansion-stage CEOs and board members to find out what it takes to create a value-adding board. The results are presented in this board of directors infographic, offering real insight into what makes high-performing boards tick.
As companies grow from the startup to the expansion stage, founding CEOs are faced with three potential paths.