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  • Achieve Healthcare’s Triple Aim with Comprehensive Bundled Payments
    February 19, 2020 at 12:00 AM

    Historically, health insurance companies and other payers like CMS made payment to physicians for each service that was required in the course of a given treatment.

    With the passage of health care reform (“The Affordable Care Act”), a new program ...

  • Increase Customer Value with Strategic Technical Alliances
    February 5, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    The integration of application and services has been a long-standing challenge for software vendors. Cloud computing has created a market in which customers expect and require their software and cloud solutions to integrate with complementary products, ...

  • Using A Subscription Business Model To Grow Revenue And Increase Customer Lifetime Value
    January 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM

    E-commerce and retail experts at times will grapple with how subscription programs might be different from their personal...

  • Advisor Spotlight: David Elsenbast
    December 30, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    Advisor: David Elsenbast

    Industry: F...

  • Advisor Spotlight: Frederick Baker
    December 10, 2019 at 7:00 AM

    Advisor: Frederick S. Baker


  • Advisor Spotlight: Bryan Kimbell
    December 2, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    Advisor: Bryan Kimbell


  • Pre-LOI: The Advantages of Talking to Industry Experts Early and Often
    November 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM

    Consulting with industry experts during the investment process has traditionally been a key focus in later phases of a deal. In many cases, experts aren’t consulted until well past LOI. Finding the right expert can be time consuming and, if relying on a...

  • Advisor Spotlight: Jonathan Broch
    November 13, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    Advisor: Jonathan Broch

    Expertise: P...

  • Four Keys to Better Decision Making
    November 1, 2019 at 3:30 PM

    Private equity investors are in the business of making impactful decisions. Investment decisions carry a lot of weight, shaping people, profit, and productivity for years to come. With this in mind, who wouldn’t want to consider all strategies to enable...

  • Advisor Spotlight: Robert Heiblim
    October 22, 2019 at 3:00 AM

    Advisor: Robert Heiblim

    Industry: Consumer technology

    Areas of Expertise: Consumer technology, consumer goods, and the Inte...

  • BYOB - Build Your Own Bench
    October 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM

    It’s a fact that leveraging industry operators and executives is a proven path to enhancing clarity and reducing risk. Private equity, hedge funds and corporate M&A groups have traditionally accessed the...

  • Advisor Spotlight: Jim Smeeding
    October 30, 2019 at 12:00 PM

    Advisor: Jim Smeeding

    Industry: Pharmaceutical industry

    Areas of Expertise: Pharmaceuticals, biotech, specialty p...

  • Advisor Spotlight: Dorian Alexandrescu
    October 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM

    Advisor: Dorian Alexandrescu

    Industry: Energy and electrical equipment ...

  • Introducing: InquireOf Advisor Profile Builder
    September 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    The InquireOf Advisor Profile Builder is designed to create profiles tailor-made for PE/VC professionals, making it easier than ever to connect with ideal advisors.

  • Six Benefits of Advisor Use
    July 8, 2019 at 6:00 AM

    If you work in the private equity sphere, you’ve likely heard about the benefits of using advisors in the due diligence process. When making the decision whether or not to pursue multi-million dollar deals, there are certainly a lot of boxes to check. B...

  • How to Stand Out in the Acquisition Process
    June 26, 2019 at 6:00 AM


    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephen Covey is an all-time classic for a reason. A critical part of Dr. Covey’s message (see Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood) is that people f...

  • The Need for Speed
    July 2, 2019 at 6:00 AM

    One of the biggest challenges private equity faces today is competition among one another. There are thousands of private equity firms with billions of dollars to spend and it’s not always the highest price that wins. In today’s competitive market,

  • Six Benefits to Advising
    July 10, 2019 at 6:00 AM

    As an experienced industry professional, you have likely been approached to become an advisor at some point in your career. However, with the daily demands of your primary occupation, sacrificing your scarce time to advise may not be an obvious choice. ...