One of the most well-kept secrets in silicon valley is the number of failed acquisition efforts for startup companies. Given that neither the buyer, the seller nor the intermediary advisors are willing to candidly discuss “what went wrong”, there is little information available on what a startup goes through in the acquisition transaction. From […]
The new CEO fails to deliver the promised results and, in fact, takes the company into a downward spiral. The company was adrift, seemingly headed for insolvency and failure, when the board asked Ken if he would return as the CEO role and stabilize operations. Shortly afterward, Ken engaged Mark Addison of Xrocket.io to help rebuild […]
Christine Campbell interviews Ken Burke about being an entrepreneur and lessons learned.