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Surfboard vs. Zeck

Board meeting tools can make your life a lot easier. We've compiled the pros and cons of Surfboard and Zeck to help you find the board app that's right for you.

Product

Surfboard vs. Boardvantage

Surfboard and Boardvantage each have pros and cons, but finding the right board management platform is key to unlocking value from your board and investors.

Product

Kapwing founder Julia Enthoven on learning to trust your gut

According to Julia Enthoven, co-founder and CEO of Kapwing, working with your board and investors is all about learning to trust your gut.

Startups

Best practices

Nonprofit founder Jennifer Sills on cultivating better board engagement

When Jennifer Sills founded the CSNK2A1 Foundation, she built a board designed to maximize the organization’s chances of success and hit the ground running.

Startups

Best practices

CEO Coach Glenn Gow on building better board relationships

Drawing on his experience as a CEO coach, board member, and former founder, Glenn shares his advice for how founders & CEOs can get more from their boards.

Startups

Best practices

Founder, CEO, and investor Phil Libin on changing your mindset

Changing your mindset can go a long way in actually improving how you work with your board. Just ask Phil Libin—investor, board member, founder, and CEO.

Startups

Best practices

Activating your network just got easier

It’s not what you know, but who you know. Our new feature helps you turn who you know (and who they know) into meaningful opportunities for your business.

Product

Startups

Mastering the art of board and investor communications

Seeing how Trevor Gary, founder and CEO of Micruity engages with his board and investor is like taking a masterclass in board and investor communications.

Startups

Best practices

How to close the loop after board meetings

We like to think of board meetings as the beginning (and end) points of a continuous loop—if you want to progress, you have to close the loop each quarter.

Meetings

Startups

Best practices

Board and investor management trends for 2023

In our report, we unveil the secrets behind top-performing boards—to help you unlock your board's full potential and drive your company's growth faster.

Startups

Best practices

Fintech founder Rob Kaczmarek on building a board at Inbanx

According to Rob Kaczmarek, CEO and founder of Inbanx, there's no right time or right way to build a board. But it is important to find the right people.

Startups

Best practices

Building board best practices as a first-time founder

When Oana Manolache, founder and CEO of Sequel.io, first started working with a board, she did what most first-time founders do: followed what the blogs said.

Startups

Best practices

The cost of board meeting crunch

Board meeting crunch is notoriously stressful. Every quarter, work piles up, stress spikes, and teams burn countless hours scrambling to prep for board meetings.

Meetings

Best practices

Reflections

Lessons we've learned from our own board meetings

Working with our board has been an ongoing process of trial and error. We want to share some of the mistakes we’ve made and lessons we’ve learned along the way.

Meetings

Startups

Best practices

Reflections

Surfboard vs. Diligent Boards

Surfboard and Diligent Boards both offer great board management tools, but determining which platform offers the right tools for you for you is key to success.

Product

Announcing the public launch of Surfboard

Since our private beta launch of Surfboard, our team has been heads-down building and improving the product. Now you can officially sign up for a free trial.

Product

What are the best board meetings like?

Early-stage founders tend to avoid board meetings altogether. The truth is, this only happens when board meetings are done wrong. What happens when they are done right?

Meetings

Best practices

It’s time to rethink board meeting decks

Why do board meetings rely on slides? And why does board communication only take place during meetings? Rethinking your board comms can unlock a ton of value.

Communication

Meetings

Best practices

4 mistakes to avoid for startup board

Avoiding these key mistakes can help you manage your board more effectively. And better board management means faster growth and more success for your startup.

Communication

Startups

Best practices

#BoardSuccess is company success

For founders and management teams, board success isn't about the board managing you, it's about finding ways to make your board a useful and valuable resource.

Product

Reflections

Surfboard vs. Zeck

Board meeting tools can make your life a lot easier. We've compiled the pros and cons of Surfboard and Zeck to help you find the board app that's right for you.

Product

Surfboard vs. Boardvantage

Surfboard and Boardvantage each have pros and cons, but finding the right board management platform is key to unlocking value from your board and investors.

Product

Kapwing founder Julia Enthoven on learning to trust your gut

According to Julia Enthoven, co-founder and CEO of Kapwing, working with your board and investors is all about learning to trust your gut.

Startups

Best practices

Nonprofit founder Jennifer Sills on cultivating better board engagement

When Jennifer Sills founded the CSNK2A1 Foundation, she built a board designed to maximize the organization’s chances of success and hit the ground running.

Startups

Best practices

CEO Coach Glenn Gow on building better board relationships

Drawing on his experience as a CEO coach, board member, and former founder, Glenn shares his advice for how founders & CEOs can get more from their boards.

Startups

Best practices

Founder, CEO, and investor Phil Libin on changing your mindset

Changing your mindset can go a long way in actually improving how you work with your board. Just ask Phil Libin—investor, board member, founder, and CEO.

Startups

Best practices

Activating your network just got easier

It’s not what you know, but who you know. Our new feature helps you turn who you know (and who they know) into meaningful opportunities for your business.

Product

Startups

Mastering the art of board and investor communications

Seeing how Trevor Gary, founder and CEO of Micruity engages with his board and investor is like taking a masterclass in board and investor communications.

Startups

Best practices

How to close the loop after board meetings

We like to think of board meetings as the beginning (and end) points of a continuous loop—if you want to progress, you have to close the loop each quarter.

Meetings

Startups

Best practices

Board and investor management trends for 2023

In our report, we unveil the secrets behind top-performing boards—to help you unlock your board's full potential and drive your company's growth faster.

Startups

Best practices

Fintech founder Rob Kaczmarek on building a board at Inbanx

According to Rob Kaczmarek, CEO and founder of Inbanx, there's no right time or right way to build a board. But it is important to find the right people.

Startups

Best practices

Building board best practices as a first-time founder

When Oana Manolache, founder and CEO of Sequel.io, first started working with a board, she did what most first-time founders do: followed what the blogs said.

Startups

Best practices

The cost of board meeting crunch

Board meeting crunch is notoriously stressful. Every quarter, work piles up, stress spikes, and teams burn countless hours scrambling to prep for board meetings.

Meetings

Best practices

Reflections

Lessons we've learned from our own board meetings

Working with our board has been an ongoing process of trial and error. We want to share some of the mistakes we’ve made and lessons we’ve learned along the way.

Meetings

Startups

Best practices

Reflections

Surfboard vs. Diligent Boards

Surfboard and Diligent Boards both offer great board management tools, but determining which platform offers the right tools for you for you is key to success.

Product

Announcing the public launch of Surfboard

Since our private beta launch of Surfboard, our team has been heads-down building and improving the product. Now you can officially sign up for a free trial.

Product

What are the best board meetings like?

Early-stage founders tend to avoid board meetings altogether. The truth is, this only happens when board meetings are done wrong. What happens when they are done right?

Meetings

Best practices

It’s time to rethink board meeting decks

Why do board meetings rely on slides? And why does board communication only take place during meetings? Rethinking your board comms can unlock a ton of value.

Communication

Meetings

Best practices

4 mistakes to avoid for startup board

Avoiding these key mistakes can help you manage your board more effectively. And better board management means faster growth and more success for your startup.

Communication

Startups

Best practices

#BoardSuccess is company success

For founders and management teams, board success isn't about the board managing you, it's about finding ways to make your board a useful and valuable resource.

Product

Reflections


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