PODCAST – David A. Rosen, Interviewed

Private Company Board Value Podcast with David A. Rosen

Produced By: William B. Ready


December 9, 2021

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Private Company Board Value Podcast with David A. Rosen

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Thanks to Joe Ayoub and Raza Shaikh of the OnBoards Podcast for Interviewing our Founder, CEO, David Rosen.

For New England Business Owners, Executives, and Board Directors Joe, Raza and David talk about New England’s Private Directors Association Chapter and Discuss The attitudes to Upskill and Improve the Value of Boards to their Private Company Owners and Stakeholders.  Learn about the Modern Board Components of Success.

Modern Board Best Practices… Learn More…

“Board Directors are Expected to Have their Nose In, with Hands & Feet OUT!”


Avoiding Insolvency when in Financial Peril


“If You Don’t Know Where You are Going, You Will Soon Get There…”
and its NOT what you expect…


Figure Out How to Stand Out from The Crowds and Show-Off Your Distinctive Assets

Notes and Transcripts


What Was Covered

  • 03:50 – How did David get started?
  • 06:20 – David started his first SaaS company in 2001.
  • 08:45 – So many people fall in love with their product, but the reality is it needs to add value to others.
  • 08:50 – You can manage a company with a focus on the product, the process, or the customers. Pick one.
  • 10:40 – David recommends focusing on the customers before you focus on the product or the technology.
  • 11:45 – What are the pros and cons of managing the process of a company?
  • 13:35 – Before you pitch the investor, figure out which of three ways you plan on using to manage your company.
  • 14:20 – David talks about winning The Innovator of the Year award.
  • 19:30 – New York is now the second largest market for investments, next to San Francisco.
  • 20:20 – David talks about the three areas of TechX Foundry – Robotics, 3D Printing, and Tech Fashion.
  • 26:15 – How can you prove to investors that you and your team are the right people to execute an idea?
  • 27:25 – Remember, you can’t do everything yourself.
  • 28:10 – David recommends the book the Lean Startup.
  • 30:55 – It’s all about collaboration, innovation, and the desire to create successful lives.



[Tweet “A company has to have value. That’s the first litmus test.”]
[Tweet “What are you truly bringing to the table?”]
[Tweet “At some point, you have to divide and counter and you gotta collaborate.”]
[Tweet “Always put your ego aside.”]

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