Maybe you are an executive who is looking to start your own company. Or maybe you're a bootstrapped startup and you're looking for a different kind of exit. Eric Giesecke has run a number of Search Funds - funds that look for a single company to focus on and grow. In this episode Shira talks to Eric about Search Funds, and how he found and grew Planet DDS.
About Eric Giesecke
Eric is the CEO of Planet DDS, responsible for operations, technology, finance, customer success.. Prior to joining the company, he co-founded District Line Partners, a private investment fund created to acquire and operate a single attractive business in a growing industry. He also ran Onesource Water, a bottleless water cooler firm where he nearly doubled the size of the company in less than three years. Eric has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia.
About Shira Abel
Shira Abel is the CEO and Lead Strategist at Hunter & Bard (http://www.hunterandbard.com), an inbound marketing and branding agency. Clients include: Folloze, Totango, Cyara, Sarine Technologies, Pushbullet, AXA Tech, CloudEndure, AppsGeyser, Pitango VC, Allianz, and more. Creator and host of the SaaS Insider podcast. Creator of the Behavior Engineering Canvas. Mentor at 500 Startups. Former professor of Marketing for Startups at Tel Aviv-Jaffa Academic College. MBA from Kellogg School of Management. Loves family time, cooking, and traveling. Hates writing about herself in the third person. She lives in Silicon Valley with her husband, teen and tween sons and a very large Great Pyrenees.
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