Our Partnership Approach
We spend most of our time with our companies outside of traditional board meetings, helping our teams to make decisions more quickly and decisively. Our experience scaling companies enables us to provide valuable insights to accelerate growth while also helping management teams deal with challenges.
- Go-to-market strategy
- Bolt-on acquisition analysis
- Channel partnerships
- OKR and KPI implementation
- Competitive response strategy
"As a first-time founder, having the right partner to help us think through the host of strategic decisions we needed to make was critical. SMC provided support along all points of the business-building journey and ultimately added tremendous value to the organization."
Debra Geihsler, Co-founder
- Introductions to potential customers
- Board and executive recruitment
- Strategic partnership introductions
- Systems and operations recommendations
"We've only been partners for a short time, but SMC has helped add a very talented new board member, a consultant with tremendous relevant experience, and has introduced us to high-level pipeline opportunities, some of which have become important customers."
Greg Dolan, CEO
Keen Decision Systems
- Advise on future financing strategy
- Introductions to follow on investors
- Financing of add-on acquisitions
- Structure and negotiate debt financing terms
- Foster corporate banking relationships
- Budget planning and refinement
- Advise on non-dilutive capital raising options
"Among many other incredibly helpful strategic and operational insights, SMC has financed a transformative add-on acquisition for the company, introduced us t40o our new debt financing partner and worked closely with us on multiple budgeting and planning exercises. I would be honored to partner with SMC again on a future venture."
Andrei Zimiles, CEO