Ideas & Resources.

Whitepapers and Articles

Secondary transactions

Value creation through secondary growth equity transactions

20 Jul 2012

Crossroads

Deciding If and When a Founder Should Sell. Originally posted at The Sterling Report

19 Oct 2009

Getting to SaaS

How to convert from a licence to a subscription model. Originally posted at Sandhill.com

12 May 2008

Bootstrap Your Business for Success

Knowing When & How to Approach VC Firms

05 Feb 2008

Kennet Presentations

Entrepreneur Profiles & Interviews

Interviews with entrepreneurs whose capital-efficient businesses are recognised 'return leaders'.

    Mark Leslie, Veritas Software Corp

    Mark Leslie's view is that all companies have to realize that they have only a limited number of years for success and that there is a limit to growth. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

    08 Mar 2010

    Kent Plunkett, Salary.com

    Kent Plunkett’s advice is to “never stop raising money”. His view is that the leading cause of death of a company is running out of money at a key point of growth. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

    05 Jan 2010

    Ratmir Timashev, Aelita

    Ratmir Timashev of Aelita Software advises to other would-be entrepreneurs is not to be afraid to make mistakes - as long as you can learn from them very quickly. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

    05 Jan 2010

    Heidi Messer, LinkShare Corporation

    Heidi Messer self-funded LinkShare by living frugally. She regards a disciplined approach to spending, and a careful choice of investor as vital for successful entrepreneurs. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

    05 Jan 2010

    Jaswinder Chadha, marketRx

    Jassi Chadha of marketRx tells Javier Rojas how he created a company that achieved a remarkable 52x ratio of exit value to capital used. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

    01 May 2009

Profiles of growth entrepreneurs from Kennet portfolio companies.

    Lluis Font, NTRGlobal

    15 Apr 2015

    Gustavo García Brusilovsky, BuyVIP

    Gustavo García Brusilovsky leads by action. His commitment to continuous process improvement and the determination to be in control had delivered significant growth already at the largest pan-European private buyers' club.

    21 Aug 2009

    Edward S. Marflak, Schoolwires

    Edward S. Marflak has a vision for transforming communication in K-12 education in North America, and has led the charge to develop a suite of online products and services now being used by thousands.

    24 Feb 2009

Lluis Font, NTRGlobal

15 Apr 2015

Mark Leslie, Veritas Software Corp

Mark Leslie's view is that all companies have to realize that they have only a limited number of years for success and that there is a limit to growth. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

08 Mar 2010

Kent Plunkett, Salary.com

Kent Plunkett’s advice is to “never stop raising money”. His view is that the leading cause of death of a company is running out of money at a key point of growth. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

05 Jan 2010

Ratmir Timashev, Aelita

Ratmir Timashev of Aelita Software advises to other would-be entrepreneurs is not to be afraid to make mistakes - as long as you can learn from them very quickly. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

05 Jan 2010

Heidi Messer, LinkShare Corporation

Heidi Messer self-funded LinkShare by living frugally. She regards a disciplined approach to spending, and a careful choice of investor as vital for successful entrepreneurs. Click here to read the full article on Sandhill.com

05 Jan 2010