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SCI Insights: Candid, Off the Record Q&A with an Institutional Investor & Board Member

SCI Insights: Candid, Off the Record Q&A with an Institutional Investor & Board Member

Public company boards, whether they are listed or not, are supposed to be selected predominantly by independent board members that make up the nominating/governance committee of a board. Sadly, in most small-cap companies, it’s the CEO who personally selects board members. Since board members are supposed to oversee the manner in which the CEO and others operate the company, it’s a glaring problem, as friends don’t typically do a great job objectively overseeing their friends.

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An M&A Process That Creates Value: What Every CEO Should Know (Part 1 of 3 – Planning and Strategy)

An M&A Process That Creates Value: What Every CEO Should Know (Part 1 of 3 – Planning and Strategy)

Organic growth can be slow and hard to come by. In sectors that are periodically most affected by political uncertainty, trade disputes, and other geopolitical changes, customers can end up deferring their buying decisions, which makes new revenue elusive. In other instances, revenue expansion requires substantial investment in R&D that may not pay off for years. Sometimes, growth is constrained by the inability to attract needed talent or the absence of important intellectual property. With growth an imperative, some small-cap CEOs turn to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a solution.

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What Most Small-Cap Leaders Get Wrong About Trading Volume

What Most Small-Cap Leaders Get Wrong About Trading Volume

Few things matter more to thousands of small-cap companies than trading volume. And yet, few aspects are more misunderstood. This article discusses five critical concepts about trading volume that small-cap officers and directors routinely misunderstand, hurting shareholders in the process (including, financings, M&A, where trading volume comes from, and where it doesn’t come from).

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10 Social Media Ground Rules for Small-Cap CEOs

10 Social Media Ground Rules for Small-Cap CEOs

Social media is a vexing landscape for senior executives.  There can be material benefits, but also equally daunting risks.  As is evident from the fact that many Fortune 500 leaders don’t partake, there are no right answers. For those small-cap CEOs who are so...

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Why Small-Caps Are Often A Better Target For Cyber Criminals

Why Small-Caps Are Often A Better Target For Cyber Criminals

The overwhelming percentage of media coverage regarding cyber crime is on large-cap companies. While understandable, media focus distorts a reality that small-cap officers and directors are learning the hard way: small companies are often much more attractive targets to hackers than larger companies.

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