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Boardable, an online board management platform, announces today the completion of a $1 million seed round from High Alpha Capital. To support its mission of increasing board member engagement for nonprofits, Boardable plans to invest the funding into talent, product, marketing, and sales, aiming to double full-time employees at the company by the end of 2019. With High Alpha Capital’s new partnership through the investment, Eric Tobias, partner at High Alpha, will join Boardable’s board of directors.
Hiring staff has always been something of a minefield for companies. Today it seems to be less about impressive resumes and more about culture fit, but how do you go about finding the talent you need to help grow your business? Do you play safe and follow traditional hiring processes or go with your gut instinct? And which one carries the most risk?
It’s not surprising that when we talk about the dynamics of a nonprofit board, we often think in terms of practicality. How long will the meeting be? Who is taking minutes? Is the budget report ready to review? All of these considerations are important, no doubt. However, when we focus exclusively on this minutia, we aren’t seeing the proverbial forest for the trees.