Author: David Rowat

Fully-Remote Companies

Fully-Remote Companies Means More than Working From Home  During the pandemic, we heard plenty of discussion about remote work, why employees love it, why companies are fighting it, and why we should expect to see hybrid in-office/at-home work styles. It may take some time to work out the bugs, but it is clear that remote work in some form will become a part of the work plan. There was occasional mention of how businesses ...

Fully-Remote Companies

July 11, 2020 Virtual Companies Sell for More Money (and the Founders Keep More of It)  Online presentation to the Keiretsu Forum Northwest Chapter June 16, 2020. Virtual companies (where there is no physical head office and everyone works online) are worth more money when ...

Fully-Remote Companies

This post is based on the presentation David W. Rowat gave on January 23, 2021 to the Sauder School of Business entrepreneurial program at The University of British Columbia, affiliated with Creative Destruction Labs. As the Pandemic Subsides, the Financial Markets Continue Their Exuberance

Fully-Remote Companies

Presentation to the Entrepreneurship and Innovation class at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. The class is associated with Creative Destruction Lab-Vancouver. Creative Destruction Lab delivers a program for select technology and science based companies with massive scale potential. The goal of Creative Destruction Labs is...

Fully-Remote Companies

First published January, 2020. Technical advances have recently collided to allow these agile startups to disrupt established businesses. At Strategic Exits, we noticed a few years ago that more technology companies were starting up, growing and exiting without a physical office. These virtual (“all-remote” or “fully-remote”) companies exist only online. All employees work remotely using voice, text, email, video and doc...