Is a Fractional CTO right for My Startup?

The point of this article is to help you answer if a CTO as a Service, which is a fractional CTO with services and support, a good option for you and when. Fractional CTO’s are great for helping to define how to approach technology development and to troubleshoot challenges with a current development team. Read situations you might find a Fractional CTO of great help.

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Mitchell Posada
Throw a BullsEye Using a Fractional CMO

A very experienced senior marketing leader usually doesn’t enter the picture until after a growth Series A or Series B to become full-time. The challenge becomes finding a talented person, something you can’t buy off the shelf. It takes time to get to know their strengths and understand how they mix into your team. There is no reason to wait to get that level of help when you can easily achieve traction prior to those hiring goals. 

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Mitchell Posada
The Ego - The Demise to Your Startup

If you’re an entrepreneur or even considering becoming a founder to start your own business, you will inevitably go toe-to-toe with your ego. You’ve already faced it - it was the support that fueled your drive to go independent. Initially, this voice probably said, “I can do it better than anyone else,” or “I have something to share with the world.” Even though your ego is what helped you build self-determination for your startup business, it can quickly get out of control and destroy what you are trying to create in the blink of an eye.

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Mitchell Posada
Hiring a Fractional Expert - “The Magic Pill”

During a long week of startup challenges and issues that include overwhelming stress of sleepless nights, realize there is hope. It may not be in the form of a potion or a “magic pill,” but it comes in a more effective way of a fractional expert. Consider this solution, especially if you are on the fast track to raise capital.

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Mitchell Posada
5 Startup Sprint Tips for Growing Revenue

Entering the Sales Development stage of your startup business can hit you like a ton of bricks, but you can be ready to shield and deflect by using these tips. Always remember to adjust to your priority buyers and the consistent feedback they are willing to share. These are the people who will be spending their ‘lifeblood,’ i.e., money on your product so become flexible.

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Mitchell Posada
Do I need a Fractional VP of Sales?

As the founder of an organization you were the first and fiercest sales person, giving blood sweat and tears to make contracts get signed and checks in the door.  Since then you’ve hired one, two or even twenty to sell your product or service but things just aren’t where you want them to be.

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Mitchell Posada
Are you fit for impact funding?

The interest in starting and investing in impactful businesses is increasing and should remain so if entrepreneurs align themselves to investors and the market opportunity they are addressing. Money will follow quality deals and emerging business opportunities presented by big social and environmental challenges.

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Mitchell Posada