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acquisitions and exits Business Entrepreneurship Interviews

A $5 Million Dollar Fund for Acquiring WordPress Businesses

Over the weekend at WordCamp DFW, I got to catch up with Mike Demo of WebVentures, previously of Bold Grid. He shared with me that Web Ventures had a $5 million dollar fund for acquiring / investing in WordPress businesses. It got me excited for a couple of reasons: It’s another example of how hot […]

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Entrepreneurship Interviews

Entrepreneurs, Start with Fun: My Interview with Kim Doyal

In August, while speaking/attending the Recurring Revenue Retreat in Orlando, I had the chance to meet someone I’ve known about for a long time but never met — Kim Doyal. Instantly over lunch I realized we were kindred spirits and I wanted to get to know her more. So I asked her to do an […]

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Interviews Leadership WordPress

Leadership Lessons from Supporting WordPress Global Events

My friend Andrea Middleton has an incredibly complex job leading a diverse organization of volunteer event organizers located around the globe in her role as Dot Organizer for the WordPress community. A job she does with grace, thoughtfulness and caring since 2011. The events are called WordCamps and there is typically 1-2 going on every […]