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Branding and the importance of event sponsorship

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I just returned from the HOCR Head of the Charles River Regatta. It's the Mecca of... Click here to read more

Friday, October 28, 2011 - 09:53
Posted by Bruce Milne, CEO
App store fever

Remember the good old days, when good software companies received M&A offers, rather than invitations to become one of 100,000 apps offered for ninety-nine cents in the app store? Actually, those days arent over; one of our clients recently met... Click here to read more

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 01:56
Posted by Corum Group,
The 1-page rule

Im interviewing applicants for a number of positions. So often I hear, They told me my resume should be only one page long. During the interview I try to learn more, including what was left off the resume. More than once, hidden talents have revealed... Click here to read more

Monday, October 24, 2011 - 09:39
Posted by Pat Sultan, Director of Operations
Ego - the deal killer

We were divesting the software subsidiary of a large public company. The sale was being managed by a member of the... Click here to read more

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 03:44
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President
New obsession: Pinterest

I'm constantly looking for ways to make the huge amount of resources available on the web relevant to me. I want to be able to quickly find things that... Click here to read more

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 07:41
Posted by Alina Soltys, Associate
European banking crisis what crisis?

On Wednesday I was in Paris meeting with the CEO of an international software vendor serving global banks with solutions that automate trading processes and mitigate risk in the still largely manual trading process... Click here to read more

Friday, October 7, 2011 - 01:59
Posted by Miro Parizek, Managing Director
Avoid a deal disaster with a carve out

As you would expect, we see a lot of interesting behavior with buyers and sellers during transactions. One of our recent themes has been discussing deal disasters things that cause deals to fall apart. Here is a deal disaster that outside... Click here to read more

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 04:07
Posted by Jon Scott, Managing Director, Corum Group, Int'l
Revenue through Channel Partners - Gross or Net?

A common conversation with clients revolves around whether they should show revenues generated through channel partners as a gross number (end user sales value) or a net number (after discounts, incentives, commissions or... Click here to read more

Monday, October 3, 2011 - 01:30
Posted by Jeff Brown, Senior Vice President

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quotesCorum’s expertise was very helpful in that, not only in terms of identifying some of the ways that might make this integration work best, but they had also done a deal prior with this same company as well, so they knew the people involved, and that was significantly helpful. quotes

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