Understanding alternative fees (ahead of our time)

By rickColosimo / July 12, 2012 /

A recent Forbes article describes the alternative fee problem, how to reasonably price legal fees using something other than an hourly basis, as a potential application of big data analysis. Conveniently, we said this over three years ago in describing the data needed to create alternative fee structures. Some corporate clients have enough legal liability…

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NACD – Years late, Millions of $$$ short

By rickColosimo / June 26, 2012 /

The industry group for public company directors, the NACD, recently announced that they’re producing a guide to compensation structures to help connect pay to performance. The purpose is apparently to guide corporate directors, in part because  directors on compensation committees are under unprecedented pressure to define the strategy and rationale for their executive compensation decisions.…

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Knowing how much money to raise

By rickColosimo / June 8, 2012 /

A founder recently asked about how much money to raise and when. Specifically, he asks about choosing between splitting a $1.4m, two-year round into $800k for year 1 and then $600k for year 2. The key issue in splitting rounds is raising enough money (including your cushion) to get you to the next major valuation-bumping…

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Understanding Objective

By rickColosimo / May 28, 2012 /

We wrote a while ago about the nine principles of war. While our book is in progress, and reaching the next phase of development, we wanted to share a slightly different piece we did on the principle of Objective. This link leads you to an anthology-style ebook put together by us and other members of…

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