Lessons from Leaders

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Readers of this blog will likely really enjoy the following two presentations that discuss lessons learned by the founders of both DropBox and Xobni. There are lots of great lessons to be learned here. Dropbox Startup Lessons Learned Dropbox Startup Lessons Learned from gueste94e4c From Zero to a Million Users...

In my first two entries, found here and here, I talked about things we did at DS SolidWorks between 2003 and 2008 to increase the performance of our Value Added Reseller (VAR) channel. SolidWorks grew from $135M to $400M during this time, and we believe that what we did with our VARs had much to do with this amazing...

In my last entry, we talked about a series of investments SolidWorks made in expanding and developing our Value Added Reseller (VAR) channel between 2002 and 2008. Now, let’s talk about how we actually pulled this off. Where to start? We knew from experience that we had to improve and expand our partners’ business...

How SolidWorks grew to $400m a year in revenues by helping their VARs become world class business leaders. SolidWorks was started back in 1993 with the vision of bringing solid modeling for mechanical design to the masses. Before SolidWorks entered the market, solid modeling was only available from PTC at $20,000 per...