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True Trials: How we went beyond industry standards to develop our own, better metrics

Want to boost your win rate? Here's how true trials provided us with the meaningful metrics we...

Allan Wille- August 30, 2017

Why diversity and inclusion are so hard to get right

Many tech companies worry — rightly so — about diversity. Diversity and inclusion are hard to...

Allan Wille- August 19, 2017

Summer reading list: 4 books that will inspire and spark creative thinking

Looking for summer reading? Here’s my summer reading list: Four reads that can inspire...

Allan Wille- July 8, 2017

Why a good product/market fit will get your product flying off the shelves

Do you worry about how to generate leads, or think adding a salesperson will help close more...

Allan Wille- June 7, 2017

Transparency and business: 4 critical things business owners need to know

There’s a growing culture of openness in society today, and the business world is caught up in the...

Allan Wille- May 15, 2017

Top Takeaways from the 2017 Gartner Data & Analytics Conference in Texas

Last week, in Grapevine Texas, Gartner hosted its annual lovefest for over 3,000 data and analytics...

Allan Wille- March 17, 2017

SaaS KPIs: Which to focus on at each stage of your company's growth

They may sound obvious, but these words from Paul Graham, the co-founder of Viaweb and Y Combinator...

Allan Wille- March 30, 2017

What venture capitalists look for: 6 things VCs want to see before they invest

This is the third in a series of postings on the venture capital investment process, and what...

Allan Wille- January 13, 2017

How $12M in Series B funding will accelerate our mission to give businesses real-time access to all of their metrics

We have some big and exciting news to share. Klipfolio has closed its Series B round of financing....

Allan Wille- January 5, 2017

Four critical things entrepreneurs need to know about startup funding

This is the second in a series of postings on what startups need to know about VCs – venture...

Allan Wille- November 11, 2016

Six things startups need to know about venture capitalists

As a co-founder, I wanted to share what I’ve learned about how VCs work and what questions young...

Allan Wille- October 14, 2016

Seasonality in a SaaS startup: How to fight summer slowdown

Do things slow down during the summer? For many businesses – yes. But that doesn’t mean yours...

Allan Wille- September 9, 2016

Four tips for writing an executive summary that will actually get read

With so much information available, it is more important than ever to come to the point. Most...

Allan Wille- July 15, 2016

Why you need to own your mistakes

We all screw up at some point. But in my experience, it’s not the mistakes that hurt a business –...

Allan Wille- July 8, 2016

How to survey your employees – and why it’s so important

We just conducted our first-ever full employee survey. We put a lot of thought into how it was put...

Allan Wille- June 30, 2016

Why entrepreneurs need to persevere

Starting a business is hard – really hard. There are many factors that lead a business to succeed....

Allan Wille- June 24, 2016

How to prepare a killer package for your board

Putting together a good package of material for your board of directors is no easy task. But if...

Allan Wille- June 17, 2016

How non-work time makes for better time at work

I know from experience that too much time at the office stifles creativity. That’s why I put a lot...

Allan Wille- June 10, 2016

Get results by communicating with speed, efficiency and effectiveness

We’ve become so used to sending emails that we forget sometimes to just pick up the phone. Yet...

Allan Wille- June 3, 2016

The three pillars of customer success – and what we’re doing to ensure it

Klipfolio offers a subscription service. The onus is therefore on us to keep customers happy so...

Allan Wille- May 27, 2016