Construction businesses build reputations around their ability to create strong, reliable structures that stand the test of time. However, according to the University of Tennessee, four years after initial launch, only 47 percent of U.S. construction companies are still operating. Though its work is solid, the industry itself is fragile, and something as minor as one bad customer experience can take down an entire firm. Continue »
Anthony Smith is the CEO of Insightly, a San Francisco-based SaaS CRM application. He built the first version of Insightly in six months from his home in Perth, Australia, after identifying a market need for a CRM solution focused on small business. Prior to Insightly, Anthony worked as a consultant for IBM and as a software engineer for global mining consultancy Snowden.