Private Equity Funcast

By Jim Milbery and Devin Mathews

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 Oct 9, 2018

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Hosted by Devin Mathews and Jim Milbery, partners at ParkerGale Capital, a middle-market private equity group. This bi-weekly show is a lively discussion of the uses of technology to improve business operations for companies with less than $100 million in revenue.

Episode Date
Understanding the Agile/Agility Ecosystem
May 24, 2024
How to Avoid Product Pessimism + Build a Better Sales Pitch (With Special Guest April Dunford)
May 02, 2024
Big Band Software
Apr 18, 2024
Getting Real About Value Creation in PE
Apr 04, 2024
The View From Europe with Flex Capital
Mar 08, 2024
Mastering Business Storytelling: Strategies for Effective Communication in Private Equity
Feb 14, 2024
Revolutionizing Investment Strategies: Harnessing Low-Code/No-Code with Jon Kragh
Jan 25, 2024
The Incredible i Episode
Jan 18, 2024
AI for Investment: A Platform Disruption
Dec 18, 2023
10 Lurking Problems for Sellers with Bill Snow
Nov 29, 2023
It's Restructuring Time!
Nov 07, 2023
Mergers and Acquisitions with Bill Snow
Sep 27, 2023
It's the 10 Year Anniversary of the PE Funcast
Sep 15, 2023
Generative AI: Implications for PE Investors
Aug 10, 2023
PE Partner and the CEO
Jul 13, 2023
What is the role of an Operating Partner at a private equity fund?
Jun 14, 2023
AlixPartners 8th Annual PE Leadership Survey
May 19, 2023
What's a Software Company Worth?
May 04, 2023
More Working with Private Equity from the Portfolio CXO Perspective
Apr 20, 2023
Working with Private Equity from the Portfolio CXO Perspective
Apr 05, 2023
Technical Due Diligence with Code & Co
Mar 23, 2023
Think Like a CTO with Alan Williamson
Feb 24, 2023
M&A Rollups with Matt Lynch
Jan 25, 2023
Demystifying Executive Coaching
Jan 04, 2023
How PE firms use the Jobs-To-Be-Done framework to drive a high-growth product strategy
Dec 20, 2022
The Digging In Episode
Nov 11, 2022
Defining Your Ideal Customer Profile
Sep 02, 2022
Value Creation through Human Capital with David Cohen, Partner at Kelso and Company
Aug 17, 2022
What is Human Capital Due Diligence? A lot more than you think.
Jul 11, 2022
DevOps with Dave Mangot
Jun 22, 2022
They Ask, You Answer with Marcus Sheridan
Jun 08, 2022
Lessons Learned from Integrating Companies - and why you need an Integration Management Office (IMO)
May 31, 2022
The Increasingly Important Role Talent is Playing in Private Equity
May 04, 2022
Mastering the Basics of B2B Marketing (w/ Special Guest Elias Rubel)
Apr 13, 2022
March Madness 2022 -- Final Four
Apr 04, 2022
March Madness 2022 - Sweet Sixteen
Mar 28, 2022
The Prospecting Debate
Mar 24, 2022
Cybersecurity Insurance and Litigation with Peter Halprin
Mar 10, 2022
Nailing Your Product Positioning with April Dunford
Mar 03, 2022
Everything you wanted to know about data lists -- but were afraid to ask
Feb 17, 2022
Community Building In Our Portfolio
Jan 12, 2022
Annual 2022 Predictions Show
Jan 05, 2022
We're Hiring a Platform Team!
Dec 27, 2021
Annual Holiday Episode on the Funcast
Dec 24, 2021
The Great Resignation with Tim Schumm, CEO of Lucas James Talent Partners
Dec 17, 2021
We're Hiring! Associate Position Overview
Dec 15, 2021
A Transformation Story
Nov 19, 2021
Purpose and Culture in a Post-COVID World with Amanda Lannert
Nov 03, 2021
Building a Better Sales Team
Oct 29, 2021
What We’ve Learned about People Ops and Culture
Oct 21, 2021
Canadian entrepreneurship and M&A, a discussion with Pierre Chamberland
Oct 14, 2021
Limited Partner Questions You Must Know
Sep 15, 2021
Commercial Diligence with Cici Zheng
Sep 08, 2021
Dean's Hot Takes
Sep 01, 2021
How BluWave Helps PE Shrink the World
Aug 18, 2021
Software Buyout Lingo Explained
Aug 05, 2021
Selling a Portfolio Company
Jul 21, 2021
What Makes a Good Board Member with Jason Heltzer
Jul 15, 2021
Talking Shop with Kelly Cornelis from LaSalle Capital
Jul 08, 2021
Software Buyouts in Germany
Jun 24, 2021
Why NPS is one of the most important metrics we track as a PE firm
Jun 17, 2021
The Case for 1st Time CEOs
Jun 08, 2021
The Board Perspective of People Operations
May 26, 2021
CEO Interview - Todd Dauchy from SMA Technologies
May 19, 2021
WomenHack: Helping Diverse People Get Hired in Tech
May 07, 2021
What Makes a Good Board Meeting Deck?
Apr 28, 2021
Leadership During Periods of Disruption
Apr 20, 2021
Training and Enabling Effective Sales Teams with ClozeLoop
Apr 14, 2021
Survey Results for March Madness 2021 Best Business Books Brackets
Apr 05, 2021
March Madness 2021 Best Business Books Bracket -- Part I
Apr 01, 2021
How we think about Hiring
Mar 18, 2021
Friends of the Firm Series: Avante Capital with Ivelisse Simon
Mar 10, 2021
Career Advice from Chicago Booth Professor Chris McGowan - Part 2
Feb 22, 2021
Career Advice from Chicago Booth Professor Chris McGowan - Part 1
Feb 08, 2021
Mostly-Annual Predictions Show for 2021
Jan 04, 2021
Deal Perspectives: An Associate, a Principal and a Partner Talk Roles and Responsibilities
Dec 07, 2020
CXO seeking PE position: How to stand out in a crowded talent market
Nov 20, 2020
Halloween 2020
Oct 30, 2020
Welcome to ParkerGale Ops, Cass
Oct 14, 2020
Why aren’t there more women in Private Equity?
Sep 23, 2020
Leadership, Culture, and Private Equity with AlixPartners
Sep 09, 2020
How We Do Leadership Development
Aug 14, 2020
DealCloud at ParkerGale
Aug 05, 2020
The Managerial Scouting Report
Jul 20, 2020
Debt for PE Buyouts in Times of Uncertainty
Jul 06, 2020
The Valley of Anguish
Jun 22, 2020
Management Lessons for PE from The Last Dance
May 29, 2020
Rebroadcast of "Mind of the CEO"
May 07, 2020
Anatomy of a Security Assessment
Apr 29, 2020
Part II : How the world of sports thinks about culture
Apr 22, 2020
How the world of sports thinks about culture
Apr 15, 2020
March Madness 2020 – Slightly Delayed
Apr 06, 2020
Quick Information Security Suggestions for Remote Work
Mar 30, 2020
[Replay] A Parade of Terribles: Founder Legal Traps to Avoid
Mar 17, 2020
The Second City, “Yes AND,” and Private Equity
Mar 10, 2020
What is Customer Success? And why should you care about it?
Mar 03, 2020
Interview with Dean Brown, CEO of Ipro Tech
Feb 24, 2020
Why does the PE firm care about your product roadmap?
Feb 14, 2020
How we link Product Strategy to Value Creation
Feb 05, 2020
How we think about Value Creation - Risk Mitigation, Cost Reduction and Revenue Growth
Jan 27, 2020
Building Effective Teams and Healthy Organizations
Jan 14, 2020
2020 Predictions Show
Jan 07, 2020
Interview with Stacey Kacek, CEO of OnePlus Systems
Dec 13, 2019
When process automation misses the mark
Dec 03, 2019
How we use talent reviews, the 9box, and succession planning
Nov 22, 2019
You Need Win-Loss Analysis with Cici Zheng
Nov 15, 2019
Inside the Deal - Three perspectives on how a deal gets done
Nov 06, 2019
Strategies for Technology Transitions
Oct 30, 2019
Hiring Technical Leaders for Non-Technical People
Oct 15, 2019
Tom Obermaier Interview
Sep 27, 2019
A Brief History of Software with Tom Shore
Sep 20, 2019
Kara Master Interview
Sep 13, 2019
Things to Avoid in Selecting an Executive Job with Dave Kellogg
Aug 23, 2019
How We Think about People Ops and Culture
Aug 15, 2019
The Paul Stansik Interview
Jul 30, 2019
The Case for Outsourced HR
Jul 23, 2019
CEO Interview with Conrad Clemson of EditShare
Jul 11, 2019
Do you really need continuous delivery to write production software?
Jun 27, 2019
Bad Vendor Email Solicitations
Jun 17, 2019
Rick Noble Interview
Jun 04, 2019
It's the Jimmy Holloran Interview
May 10, 2019
Discussing Paul Graham's "Makers versus Managers"
Apr 19, 2019
How to Land a CFO Job
Mar 26, 2019
The Mad Scotsman Embraces Node.JS (and other surprises)
Mar 07, 2019
Predictions for 2019
Jan 09, 2019
The Messy Marketplace Interview
Dec 20, 2018
2018 Annual Thanksgiving Show
Nov 20, 2018
Systems Pillar Deep Dive - It's all about sales opportunities
Nov 13, 2018
ParkerGale's Operations Pillars
Sep 27, 2018
Interview with Len Finkle, CEO of Profisee
Sep 06, 2018
The Career Wayback Machine
Aug 28, 2018
2018 Private Markets Due Diligence Survey
Aug 09, 2018
Scoping Market Due Diligence with Parthenon/EY - Part II
Jul 26, 2018
Scoping Market Due Diligence with Parthenon/EY
Jun 28, 2018
More Stack Overflow with Alan Williamson
Jun 06, 2018
Stack Overflows 2018 Developer Survey
May 17, 2018
The Evolving Role of the Operating Partner with Jay Bartlett
Apr 24, 2018
The Fatal Flaw Episode
Apr 11, 2018
March Madness 2018
Mar 29, 2018
A Brief History of Computing
Jan 29, 2018
The Case For 1st Time Funds with PitchBook
Dec 20, 2017
Macroeconomics and Private Equity
Nov 27, 2017
Halloween 2017 Special
Oct 31, 2017
Welcome Cici Zheng
Oct 25, 2017
How To Teach People Stuff
Oct 11, 2017
Buyouts from the Sellers' Side
Oct 02, 2017
What the heck is a Digital Strategy?
Sep 25, 2017
Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition
Sep 12, 2017
Summer Reading List
Aug 30, 2017
Confusing PE Jargon Explained
Aug 21, 2017
What is a Dividend Recap?
Aug 10, 2017
How to develop an Investment Thesis
Jul 31, 2017
Ship of Theseus Episode
Jul 18, 2017
AE Marketing Group Interview with Kristina Heinze
Jul 11, 2017
Talent Management 201
Jun 09, 2017
Customer Analytics 101
Jun 04, 2017
Makers vs. Menders -- The Corgibytes Interview
May 19, 2017
Jake? Jake's my boy!
May 07, 2017
Talent Management 101
Apr 28, 2017
Book Club : Thinking Fast and Slow
Apr 17, 2017
Annual March Madness Episode 2017
Apr 11, 2017
A Brief Introduction to Information Security
Mar 14, 2017
How to Interview Good
Mar 06, 2017
Fundraising Part IV -- Interview with an LP
Feb 06, 2017
Updated ParkerGale Technology Stack - Basecamp eats Slack
Jan 24, 2017
We're Hiring!
Jan 10, 2017
Fundraising Part III
Dec 20, 2016
Why Due Diligence Fails
Dec 14, 2016
Fundraising Part II
Dec 02, 2016
Book Club: "The Most Important Thing"
Nov 30, 2016
Book Club: "Rumsfeld's Rules"
Nov 22, 2016
Fundraising: Part 1
Nov 07, 2016
DDOS -- An infinite number of kids on an infinite number of school busses
Nov 02, 2016
Talking Tech with a Coding Bootcamp Graduate
Oct 26, 2016
Social Media Strategies for Middle Market B2B Companies
Oct 19, 2016
Should you consider hiring graduates from a coding bootcamp
Oct 11, 2016
Out on the cutting edge with Go!
Oct 03, 2016
ParkerGale Visits the "Journeys" Podcast
Sep 26, 2016
Influencer Marketing -- Does it add value for B2B companies?
Sep 21, 2016
If it isn't broken there's no need to upgrade it
Sep 15, 2016
A Brief History of Application Programming Interfaces -- and why you need them.
Sep 06, 2016
A Founder's Guide to Brand Marketing -- It's Not About Advertising
Aug 23, 2016
How do PE firms differentiate themselves?
Aug 11, 2016
Slowing Down Sales ... On Purpose!
Aug 05, 2016
Migrating Legacy Applications with Amazon WorkSpaces
Aug 01, 2016
Surviving in the Valley of Anguish
Jul 26, 2016
The Seven Deadly Sins of Private Equity
Jul 13, 2016
Is Business School Worth It?
Jun 24, 2016
Don't Make These Mistakes When Implementing NetSuite
Jun 16, 2016
DevOps for Founders and CEOs
Jun 03, 2016
Debunking The Failure Mythology
May 19, 2016
Radio Killed the Podcast Star
May 13, 2016
Bootstrapping & Selling Your Software Company
May 03, 2016
Can Unicorns Hurt Buyouts?
Apr 26, 2016
Board Meetings -- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Apr 19, 2016
It's a LOG way to the top if you want to rock'n'roll
Apr 15, 2016
March Madness 2016 -- Elite Eight
Apr 04, 2016
Most Common Technology Challenges that we find when we acquire a founder-owned technology company
Mar 24, 2016
How PE Hires Management Teams
Mar 18, 2016
Shiny New Toy Syndrome -- And what the Founder can do about it.
Mar 11, 2016
Everything a CEO Wants to Know About Technical Debt
Mar 04, 2016
Hey, You, Get Onto My Cloud
Feb 23, 2016
Exchanging Data 101 -- Email, FTP, SFTP, DropBox, Box, S3 and More!
Feb 12, 2016
The Myth of the Full Stack Developer
Jan 29, 2016
Technology Trends for 2016 -- What's Hot and What's Not?
Jan 21, 2016
Native Mobile Applications vs. HTML5 Apps with the Developertown Crew
Jan 14, 2016
The Associate Role in Private Equity
Jan 06, 2016
Working with Portfolio Companies as an Operating Partner
Dec 23, 2015
Working as an Operating Partner in a Private Equity Group
Dec 10, 2015
Top Ten Common Mistakes When Implementing Salesforce.com
Nov 30, 2015
Salesforce.com Part III -- The dreaded implementation plan
Nov 18, 2015
Implementing Salesforce.com Part II -- Licensing and Implementation Costs
Nov 04, 2015
The Ruby on Rails Episode with Developertown
Oct 23, 2015
All Things Salesforce.com With Kamela Arya
Oct 15, 2015
The Deal Flow Episode
Oct 01, 2015
A founder-level discussion of the perfect technology stack with Alan Williamson
Sep 24, 2015
Vertical Scaling vs. Horizontal Scaling for the Non-technical listener
Sep 11, 2015
ParkerGale's Updated Technology Stack
Aug 31, 2015
Lessons from Amazon's Culture Clash
Aug 21, 2015
After the Letter of Intent: Everything that a Founder Needs to Know
Aug 13, 2015
Dominate a Niche or Build a Better Mousetrap
Aug 06, 2015
Public Investors vs. Private Investors -- Who is Smarter?
Jul 30, 2015
More Product Management Fun with Grant Hunter
Jul 24, 2015
Introduction to Product Management with Grant Hunter
Jul 16, 2015
Innovator's Dilemma Meets the Blue Ocean
Jun 30, 2015
Apple's 2015 WWDC Summary
Jun 22, 2015
A Micro Discussion About Microservices
Jun 12, 2015
What Private Equity Can Learn From Venture Capital (Episode 61)
Jun 04, 2015
The role of the outside board member with Glenn Winokur (Episode 60)
May 29, 2015
Our "Should we be Agile" Manifesto Episode (Episode 59)
May 15, 2015
Finding Value in Tech Buyouts.
May 07, 2015
It's time for us to talk about the Apple Watch
Apr 28, 2015
The Quinn Mathews Interview Episode
Apr 16, 2015
PE FunCast Final Four 2015
Apr 10, 2015
March Madness Private Equity Bracketology 2015 Discussion
Apr 02, 2015
Are Technical Bootcamps Worth the Money?
Mar 27, 2015
Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose - Part two of our "Drive" discussion
Mar 16, 2015
ParkerGale's Tech Stack
Mar 05, 2015
Everything that you need to know about eLearning with Joe Gorup
Feb 27, 2015
Motivating Management Teams the "Pink" Way
Feb 20, 2015
We're Not Fooled By Randomness Anymore
Feb 13, 2015
Crossing the Chasm and the Middle Market
Feb 05, 2015
NetSuite Implementation Part Deux -- The CFO Interview
Jan 29, 2015
Our Annual Prediction Show 2015
Dec 31, 2014
Xmas Eve Spectacular with Chicago Chef John Caputo
Dec 24, 2014
Our NetSuite "Serial" - Part I
Dec 19, 2014
TechStars Chicago
Dec 11, 2014
Thanksgiving 2014 Extravaganza
Nov 27, 2014
Exit Events for Private Equity Tech Companies
Nov 20, 2014
The Founder's role in making an entreprenurial organization
Nov 12, 2014
ParkerGale Capital
Oct 20, 2014
Founder Transitions. Don't be a Larry!
Oct 02, 2014
It's our one year anniversary -- and you get the gift!
Sep 10, 2014
Getting Sideways with Management
Sep 02, 2014
Private Equity Lingo: The Podcast
Aug 20, 2014
Nadella's Public Strategy Letter
Jul 23, 2014
Apple's Swift programming language
Jul 09, 2014
Building your iOS application
Jun 30, 2014
Roadside MBA : Hiring your team
Jun 17, 2014
The Haiku Episode
Jun 12, 2014
Roadside MBA : Product Differentiation and Price
Jun 10, 2014
Roadside MBA - Introduction
Jun 03, 2014
The Mind of the CEO
May 29, 2014
Life and Times of a Private Equity Associate
May 10, 2014
The Must React System
May 09, 2014
The Mid Roll Chat
May 02, 2014
The Art (and Science?) of the LOI
Apr 24, 2014
Game of Pivots
Apr 14, 2014
Forty Minutes With The Mad Scotsman
Apr 04, 2014
Madness Márta
Mar 27, 2014
Parfait Sundae: Lending to Middle Market Companies
Mar 17, 2014
Implementing NetSuite
Mar 10, 2014
A Parade of Terribles: Founder Legal Traps to Avoid
Mar 03, 2014
Whaaaaaazup Microsoft
Feb 27, 2014
WSJ's 2014 CIO Conference Review
Feb 20, 2014
Private Equity's Got Talent!
Feb 10, 2014
Heuristics in Private Equity
Jan 27, 2014
Let's get vertical
Jan 20, 2014
A Very Merry PeFunCast Xmas
Dec 24, 2013
Curogen's Microsoft Dynamics AX Interview
Dec 13, 2013
It's a Private Equity Thanksgiving Charlie Brown.
Nov 27, 2013
We got your due diligence right here!
Nov 19, 2013
Lessons learned for the Middle Market from the healthcare.gov launch
Oct 28, 2013
CTO vs VP of Engineering
Oct 10, 2013
Big in Japan (Data)
Sep 27, 2013
Punch it, Chewie
Sep 10, 2013