Kabam’s story is pretty well known. In a Cinderella story twist, the social network-turned-sports-turned-gaming company weathered three major pivots in 10 years to ultimately sell for $800 million. This is pretty much unheard of. But there’s a big chunk of this unlikely tale that hasn’t been told — how they managed to pull it off. In this exclusive interview, Co-founder and CEO Kevin Chou shares … [ Read more ]
Content: Case Study | Author: Kevin Chou | Source: First Round Review | Subject: Entrepreneurship | Company: Kabam
Give new opportunities in tough times to the people who you see regularly in learning mode. They’ll help your whole company adapt to change.
Content: Quotation | Author: Kevin Chou | Source: First Round Review | Subjects: Human Resources, Learning, Management
If a company is designing KPIs strategically, then every leader on your team has KPIs tied to product, market, growth or revenue. Every quarter, and certainly every year, you should see your leadership team hitting or coming close to their KPIs in those areas. If you start seeing significant misses in one of them, that’s a red flag for the whole company. As a CEO, … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Author: Kevin Chou | Source: First Round Review | Subjects: Management, Measurement