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The Product Manager’s Portfolio

Instigator Blog

It’s not always easy for a product manager to explain her precise role in building product. Every company defines product managers differently, and a product manager’s output is sometimes difficult to see or quantify. Product managers tend to use success metrics as a baseline for their experience (e.g.

Protecting Your Portfolio

YoungUpstarts

In fact, there are plenty of reasons why many people feel a complete loss when faced with the overwhelming process of managing their assets.

Portfolio Management

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

In considering the issue of valuation generally, one should understand the environment in which a manager of a venture pool operates; he is investing not in one but in a number of opportunities.

Portfolio POV: What’s Trending on Everipedia?

Mucker Lab

Editor’s Note: This guest post is the first of an ongoing series offering up an insider-point of view from a portfolio company.

Lean Innovation Management – Making Corporate Innovation Work

Steve Blank

—– Lean Innovation Management. Each horizon requires different focus, different management, different tools and different goals.

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What Are VC Firm’s Efforts To Connect Firms In Their Portfolio With Fresh MBA Grads?

Ask The VC

Question: How would you describe VC firm’s efforts to connect firms in their portfolio with fresh MBA grads? Im just curious because here in Philadelphia, First Round Capital is posting a lot of job offers for firms in its portfolio on their website, and I’m not seeing any other Philly VC firms doing this (at the moment).

Lifecycle Management

The Product Guy

In our most recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Adrienne Tan, lead a conversation around “Lifecycle Management”.

The modern management mindset

The Equity Kicker

Managers seeing themselves, and acting, as enablers, rather than controllers, so as to draw on the full talents and capacities of knowledge workers.

Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Ladislav Bartos Product Manager, Gumtree.com. Signup to be a Mentor Today! Enjoy!

Conducting User Research in Product Management

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Ladislav Bartos Product Manager, Gumtree.com. Signup to be a Mentor Today! Enjoy!

Managing risk is critical to success

Taffy Williams

Risk management includes your distance from the alligators. Couple diligence with diversification of a portfolio provides further protection.

Hiring Product Managers

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Jon Stross, lead a conversation around “Hiring Product Manager”.

Applying Product Management to Web Design in a Multiscreen Era

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Ladislav Bartos Product Manager, Gumtree.com. Signup to be a Mentor Today! Enjoy!

Product Pricing in Product Management

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Dominic Gadoury Director Product Management, ADP. Signup to be a Mentor Today!

Leadership and Influence for Product Managers

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Ladislav Bartos Product Manager, Gumtree.com. Signup to be a Mentor Today! Enjoy!

Behavioral Economics in Product Management

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Dominic Gadoury Director Product Management, ADP. Signup to be a Mentor Today!

Why Every Product Manager Needs to Know Big Data

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Ladislav Bartos Product Manager, Gumtree.com. Signup to be a Mentor Today! Enjoy!

Financial Modeling for Product Managers

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Dominic Gadoury Director Product Management, ADP. Signup to be a Mentor Today!

Intellectual Property Recommendations for Startup Product Managers

The Product Guy

Becky Yelland Senior News Product Manager, Thomson Reuters. product management mentee mentor theproductmentor tpm View the live stream….

Introducing Product Management to your Organization

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Dominic Gadoury Director Product Management, ADP. Signup to be a Mentor Today!

Lean product management

Google Ventures

Dan’s Slides (PDF)  ( portfolio only ). What is Lean Product Management?  Product Management Dan Olsen , a startup veteran and leading PM voice, discusses how to apply Lean Startup principles as a product person.

Can Project Management Support High Growth Companies?

YoungUpstarts

By Russell Harley, veteran project manager and Director at PMO. ’ So how can project management be an effective tool versus a roadblock?

Achieving Team Buy-in in Product Management

The Product Guy

Jordan Bergtraum VP Product Management, ServiceChannel. Ladislav Bartos Product Manager, Gumtree.com. Signup to be a Mentor Today! Enjoy!

Investors need to actually use their portfolio products

Version One Ventures

While Marcus’ memo touches on numerous high-level debates like passion vs. paycheck, there’s one important message for start-ups, managers, employees, and investors alike: Eat your own dog food. Should an investor really be expected to use the 10, 15, or 20 products in his or her portfolio? I say absolutely. Investors, really?

5 Money Tips You Need to Follow in 2017 (Told By The Wealth Manager of The Stars)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

From Time to Stakeholder Management

The Product Guy

Becky Yelland Senior News Product Manager, Thomson Reuters. product management mentee mentor theproductmentor tpm View the live stream….

Meet Our Newest Portfolio Company, Airbnb

Ben's Blog

And they have been ably managing the operations amidst simply explosive growth. Portfolio CompaniesThis is a guest post by Jeff Jordan, General Partner of Andreessen Horowitz. Talk about a business with humble roots. Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia met at the Rhode Island School of Design and became roommates in San Francisco in 2007.

How VCs Can Accelerate Portfolio Company Returns

David Teten

Best Practices in Venture Capital Portfolio Company Value Creation. In an effort to address this, we launched last year a formal study of best practices of VCs in improving portfolio company value. All of the firms above have online networks for their portfolio executives View more presentations from David Teten.

Manage Your Clients’ Expectations in 3 Easy Steps

Up and Running

Managing expectations can definitely be a balancing act. How does your business manage the expectations of your clients? The UP3.

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How To Disrupt The Investing Business, With Katina Stefanova (Ex-Bridgewater Management Committee)

David Teten

Katina served as a Senior Executive and Management Committee Advisor at Bridgewater Associates. However, this is about to change.

How to Better Manage Relationships with Your VC

Both Sides of the Table

On my first real day back the first thought I have is that most entrepreneurs don’t manage their VC relationships as well as they could.

Managing and Prioritizing a Product Roadmap

The Product Guy

Becky Yelland Senior News Product Manager, Thomson Reuters. product management mentee mentor theproductmentor tpm View the live stream….

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Automating Product Management

The Product Guy

Looking forward… > What trends do you see in product management? interview best product management product person tbpp tbpp2010

What Startups Can Learn About PR and Crisis Management

Both Sides of the Table

I was recently approached by Fast Company to comment on “crisis management&# at startups in the wake of the Airbnb “ranksackgate&# story.

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Fighting Through The Pain: The 7 Pain Points Of Project Management

YoungUpstarts

Organization is often the most time-consuming part of a manager’s work life. by Fred Mouawad, founder and chairman at  Taskworld.

The Right Management Team Transforms Chaos Into Calm

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When it comes to creating structure, one of the most important--and challenging--issues for second-stagers is building a management team.

When the going gets tough, the tough get going

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

entrepreneurship management VC & Technologyfriend sent me this chart today. welcome this new environment. The going is getting tougher.

Washington, DC May 24: HBS Angels/VCs and Creating Portfolio Company Value

David Teten

As I’ve previously blogged , I will soon publish the first formal study of best practices of VCs in improving portfolio company value. I hope you can join me in Washington, DC, on Thursday, May 24, 2012, 5:30 PM To 8:30 PM for a talk and event sponsored by the HBS Club of Washington, DC. RSVP  required; No money can be taken at door.

From School to Startup: Bain’s StartUp Academy Matches College Students With Portfolio Companies

ReadWriteStart

We can go to these campuses across the country on behalf of our portfolio, find great kids and match them up with our companies.”. Agarwal asks.

How to Manage Your Portfolio Like a Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

hope you are just as future-focused with your investment portfolio. want to be clear: Every diversified portfolio should own bonds.