Board of directors

David Berkowitz Tech-Savvy Marketer, Marketing-Savvy Technologist

August 24th, 2015

I recently got a pitch from ExecRank which helps companies find board members and advisors, and then has members pay about $200/month to search for... More

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Ash Eldritch

February 20th, 2015

We're a small team of three co-founders, just raised our seed round. Our lead investor had expressed interest... More

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Richard Pridham Investor, President & CEO at Retina Labs

July 31st, 2015

At what point in a self-funded start-up's existence is a Board necessary or appropriate? What types of people are best suited for this? Is it better... More

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Will Glasson Assistant County Attorney, Multnomah County

June 20th, 2013

A fellow who's really experienced and recognized in an industry and role critical to our company's market has approached us offering his help. We... More

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Porfirio Partida Software Engineer at Nearsoft

August 19th, 2014

It seems to make sense that all cofounders would be on the board. But many recommend only 1-2 being in key decision-making roles. Would love to hear... More

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Chicke Fitzgerald 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗮 𝗳𝗼𝗰𝘂𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝗴𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴. 💡 I zig where others zag #͏z͏i͏g͏w͏i͏t͏h͏c͏h͏i͏c͏k͏e

June 24th, 2016

I have someone that I am trying to attract to my board that would lend significant credibility and experience and help me attract the kind of executive... More

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Brian Reale CEO / Founder ProcessMaker

November 26th, 2015

I am advising a startup that has 3 partners. All of the partners are directors of the company and have significant shares (more than 20%).  Only one... More

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Shingai Samudzi

November 4th, 2014

I would like to restructure the board of my seed stage startup in a way that allows our founding team to retain as much control as possible as we... More

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Nico Reina Please type your mini bio

July 6th, 2016

Jack Conte cofounder of talks on this video about keeping control of product by "not having "members of board: I... More

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Daniel Weisman Head of Office at The Weisman Family Foundation

October 7th, 2014

I'm very excited about this advisor; he'll be our company's first. I want to make sure the agreements make sense for all parties and are easily digestible... More

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