The Reporting Challenge in the Private Equity Arena [New Research]

Why Funds Should Embrace Digitally-Driven Solutions. The beginning of the year is an ideal time to analyze your fund’s performance and identify the [...]
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The Reporting Challenge in the Private Equity Arena [New Research]

Why Funds Should Embrace Digitally-Driven Solutions. The beginning of the year is an ideal time to analyze your fund’s performance and identify the biggest obstacles it’s facing. After all, every challenge is also an opportunity to improve. According to EY’s “3rd Annual Global Private Equity Fund and Investor Survey,” finance executives and [...]
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What Data Gurus at Incubators and Accelerators Are Monitoring

Introducing the Two Main Data Categories of Startup Assistance Organizations. Despite the largely public sources of funding that business incubators and accelerators receive, very few of them publicly release data on their outcomes. This is often noted as being due to factors like the workload and time-consuming nature of data collection. However, [...]
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SaaS North 2016: Conference Wrap

This post was originally published on Voice of the North. I recently had the chance to catch up with Raymond Luk, Founder and CEO of Hockeystick. We chatted about his experience exhibiting and pitching at the inaugural SaaS North conference. Plus, I got his unique take on the rise of the SaaS industry.
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Beta Test Hockeystick's New Portfolio Dashboard

The Big Picture and the Fine Details Are Both at Hand with Hockeystick's new Portfolio Dashboard. With a fresh look and feel, and new formatting controls, your Portfolio Dashboard just became even more impactful. That's because you can now customize your own dashboard in Hockeystick. This update will allow you to modify your dashboard, spot trends [...]
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How to Create a Portfolio Monitoring Dashboard in Four Simple Steps

Present Data Visually for Immediate Insight into Your Portfolio. The hallmark of a powerful portfolio monitoring dashboard is the ability to see and understand the data immediately. A well thought out dashboard will allow you to ask and answer questions in real-time, spot trends in your portfolio, and when used effectively, increase ROI.
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Three Data Collection Strategies Innovation Clusters Should Consider

Strengthening Regional Economic and Entrepreneurial Performance with 'Mission' Data. It’s been almost 30 years since Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter introduced a concept called “clusters”—geographic concentrations of interconnected firms and supporting organizations. Since then, this concept has actualized and made a considerable [...]
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How Startups Can Get Started with Performance Metrics

If You’re Not Tracking, You’re Not Growing. Last week, Hockeystick led a workshop for Futurpreneur Canada’s 2016 Spin Master Innovation Fund cohort. It focused on how early-stage companies can use performance metrics to drive their businesses forward.
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The Hockeystick Interface

Get to Know Hockeystick with this Bite-Sized Video. Not sure what you’re looking at when you open Hockeystick? This video is a walkthrough of the anatomy of the Hockeystick interface.
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Maximizing Investor Reporting and Relations at Plum.io

How Hockeystick Helped Plum.io Turn Its Investors into Champions. My name is Caitlin MacGregor, and I am the CEO and Co-Founder of Plum.io (Plum)—a Kitchener-based startup that helps organizations create high performing teams and businesses by matching them to the right job applicants. More specifically, Plum allows employers to identify the best [...]
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Driving Organizational Performance with Data at Futurpreneur Canada

With Hockeystick, Futurpreneur Canada is Measuring Impact and Making it Grow. Futurpreneur Canada (Futurpreneur) provides startup financing, mentoring and support tools for young Canadian entrepreneurs. For two decades, Futurpreneur has fueled entrepreneurial passion by offering an array of resources, services and events across the country.
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