https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Ask-Me-Anything_-w_-Tim-Bixby-@-Lemonade-Featured-Image.png 528 555 Preet Kaur https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Preet Kaur2020-09-25 07:08:522020-09-25 07:21:33"Ask Me Anything" with CFO Tim Bixby @ Lemonade
Despite a global pandemic and recession, CFO Tim Bixby recently helped steer Lemonade to one of the best IPO debuts of 2020. Having traveled the entire startup-journey through IPO more than once (LPSN, SSTK), Tim has the critical experience and insight into the leadership and strategy necessary to be a successful CFO.
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/SPAC-An-Alternate-Route-to-Going-Public-Featured-Image-1.png 528 555 Marilu Livermore https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Marilu Livermore2020-09-18 01:12:272020-09-19 00:15:52SPAC - An Alternate Route to Going Public
Representing 40% of the entire IPO market today, SPACs are quickly becoming an alternative way for venture-backed companies to go public. But what exactly are SPACs? How do they work? How do they differ from a traditional IPO? And why the recent hype?
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/The-CFOs-Role-with-the-Board-Featured-Image.jpg 528 555 Preet Kaur https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Preet Kaur2020-08-28 21:16:342020-09-08 17:00:41The Role and Responsibilities of the CFO with the Board
Led by our mutual friends, Rob Krolik and David Oppenheimer, this Circle|Call was geared towards discussing how CFOs can shift their role from one that reports to the board to one that leads the board (of course, in conjunction with their CEO).
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/CFO-Software-Stack-Featured-Image.png 528 555 Marilu Livermore https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Marilu Livermore2020-08-21 08:05:262020-09-08 17:00:48CFO Software Stack: The Good and The Should Be
CFO’s touch upon so many aspects of the business and a critical one is owning and managing the majority of a company's software stack. The CFO|Circle convened to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of the software they are using today, best practices for implementation, and if there should be a specific role hired to manage the stack.
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MWWFP-Part-Two-Featured-Image.png 528 555 Marilu Livermore https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Marilu Livermore2020-08-14 07:49:492020-09-08 17:00:51Making Work Work for Parents in 2020 - Part Two
A sharing of ideas and experimentation's on this rapidly evolving area to support working parents during distance learning and shelter in place. By all accounts, everyone’s kids will continue to be at home for distance learning with their schools. Under all circumstances, it can eat into their productivity and cause friction in their work satisfaction. What do we (companies) do?
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/MWWFP-Featured-Image.png 528 555 Marilu Livermore https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Marilu Livermore2020-08-07 06:06:102020-09-08 17:00:57Making Work Work for Parents in 2020
A broader group discussion focused on “how to” approach an entirely unprecedented but not unexpected issue that companies are contending with for their working parents. A big population to solve for (64% of households 2+ working parents). And one to pay attention to as attrition seems to be a high possibility. How will your company try to help make this new reality more sustainable?
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Return-to-On-Site-Work-Series-Featured-Image.png 528 555 Preet Kaur https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Preet Kaur2020-06-26 21:35:052020-09-21 18:44:32Return to (On-Site) Work Series
This Circle|Call series was focused on figuring out how to invite employees back to the office (or continue supporting them remotely) with peer-to-peer first-hand accounts and benchmarking data on what is and isn't working in this herculean endeavor.
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Leading-Through-Crises-Downturns-in-a-Remote-World-Featured-Image.png 528 555 Marilu Livermore https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Marilu Livermore2020-06-26 06:57:572020-09-08 17:01:06Leading Through Crises and Downturns in a Remote World
Complimenting as well as contrasting points of view by Dave Dorman and Sid Sijbrandij were shared with leaders of The Circle on how leaders can be available, communicative, and vulnerable to drive desired attitudes and behaviors throughout the organization and across all stakeholders.
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Supporting-Employees-in-a-New-Reality-Featured-Image.png 528 555 Marilu Livermore https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Marilu Livermore2020-06-18 22:01:192020-09-08 17:01:08Supporting Employees in a New Reality (a Pandemic)
Companies are looking to finding ways to drive culture and KPI’s during this current environment. Together with folks at Tala, Scoop, and Brunswick, The|Circle discussed people-based policies, services, and communications to help employees feel both supported and inspired to do their best work.
https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Designing-the-New-On-Site-Employee-Experience-Featured-Image.png 528 550 Marilu Livermore https://www.founderscircle.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/fc-logo-updated.jpg Marilu Livermore2020-06-11 20:04:582020-09-08 17:01:12Designing the New (On-Site) Employee Experience
The Circle community came together with a stellar cast of subject matter experts (Damla Gerhart from CBRE, Melissa Hanley from Blitz, Eric Pfeiffer from Corral and Shannon Magari from Colden) in the areas of space planning, architectural/interior design, and workspace ergonomics to discuss how once employees are on-site, how to drive desired perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors through human-factors and ergonomics design.