in Business Startups by Greg Mikesell

This software company has a unique approach on how to establish a successful business start-up.

Xero’s success story is now gaining grip in the U.S.A. They’ve also announced their partnership with Wells Fargo.

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How One Software Startup Made It by Doing Everything Backwards

It’s rare for a startup to go public almost within one year of being founded. But then again, how many startups do you know from Wellington, New Zealand?

Xero makes cloud-based accounting software for small business and they bucked the Silicon Valley roadmap by not waiting to “fully mature” before listing on the stock exchange. “We’ve done everything backwards,” its ebullient founder and CEO Rod Drury told Mashable. “We’ve listed first, then… Read more at Mashable

Xero’s road to success also had its challenges and struggles to the point that it had made a loss in the public eye for almost ten years. Here are 4 Lessons Xero Boss Chris Ridd Learned in Going From Start-Up to Market Leader.
Building a software company in Australia, where until recently the government’s focus had been on the resources industry, wasn’t an easy feat.Leading Xero in Australia for five years until March 31, we managed to transition from a scrappy start-up to a market leader in a brand new category: cloud-based accounting. Here are some of the things I… Read more at AFR.com

About Greg Mikesell

Greg Mikesell is the Chief Operating Officer at Principle Health Group, an ancillary laboratory services provider in Austin, Texas.

Greg brings years of experience in finance and business management to his healthcare background with an emphasis in physician relations, market research, data analysis and business planning.

Greg graduated cum laude from the University of Texas with a BBA in Accounting where he completed an independent study on the purchase of LASIK equipment for private practice that utilized discounted cash flow models and selective market research and data analysis. He also completed a year of Nursing Education at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Greg's passion is helping physicians succeed in their practices through access to the best laboratory services possible for their patients.

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