Advantary is a strategic consulting firm of experienced entrepreneurs and executives from global Fortune 500 and startup companies in the technology and corporate finance industries. We have built multi-billion dollar companies and have an extensive global network of strategic partners.
Our team has a long history of working alongside leading private equity firms, venture capital firms, angel investor groups and top tier investment banks.
We bring over 350 years of combined experience to the table.
We have founded more than 50 companies.
Collectively, we have raised over $400 million in venture funding.
Peak valuation of our ventures exceeds $10 billion.
Our partners bring over 350 years of combined experience to the table.
What We Do
Advantary offers a suite of Signature Services that are targeted to founders, investors, and C-level executives. We also work with a large network of trusted partners who can provide the highest-quality complementary services, including public relations, creative, investment banking, banking, legal, and accounting.
Advantary Blog: Business Insights for Growing Companies
Toustone, an Australian business intelligence (BI) company, approached us earlier this year to help them enter the US market. We like the BI space and were impressed with Toustone. Why? Toustone has proven technology, market, customers, and excellent recurring revenue from 900+ users and growing. In addition, they have a strategic partnership with Yellowfin, a[…]
The United States Patent and Trademark Office was established in order to protect inventors and give them the freedom to operate without concerns or push by larger corporations. “The strength and vitality of the U.S. economy depends directly on effective mechanisms that protect new ideas and investments in innovation and creativity.” — USPTO Most patents[…]
As a serial software entrepreneur, I’ve developed a fascination with—and a reliance upon—the open source software industry. For years, I relied on RSS feeds, Twitter feeds, and a variety of other sources to help me stay abreast of the latest industry news (and gossip!). Over time, as open source gain greater and greater traction, I found myself spending[…]
In my innovation workshops, we believe in learning from playing with ordinary objects. I’ve written recently about improving creativity using LEGO pieces. But pipe cleaners can also be very useful for exploring creativity. What’s special about pipe cleaners? They are simply thin wires coated with some fuzzy plastic material. What can they do, besides clean[…]
We are hearing more and more these days about ICOs – Initial Coin Offerings. Bitcoin, the most famous cryptocurrency, is certainly getting lots of attention. But, is this the new way to raise money for startup companies? ICOs in a Nutshell Let’s start by describing what an ICO is. The Initial Coin Offering is not[…]
Introduction Does it ever make sense to abandon objectives in order to achieve those objectives? Perhaps counterintuitively, the answer is sometimes “yes!” It was early morning when I got a weekly blog from my business coach. As I was reading the first few lines, I could clearly hear my mind was whispering “no” somewhere in[…]
The concept of LEGO pieces is brilliant. In the latest iteration, the company uses computer technology to transform any image into a structure that can be assembled from LEGO pieces, based on a design submitted by a customer. The only condition is that the final assembly still looks like it is built from blocks. That[…]
The literature is rife with articles, books, blogs, magazines, and online posts on the art of interviewing and hiring. How to interview, what to look for, what questions to ask, use of psychoanalytic tools, and reference checking can all be part of the process. The intent of this post on hiring is to provide some[…]
Be creative. How often have we heard that phrase, “be creative”, typically from within our own brains? When confronted with an unfamiliar problem, and we can’t find a ready solution, what do we do? Today, most people start by doing a Google search. Indeed, search engines have proved to be immensely useful in our lives.[…]
Bitcoin mining has become a power play. Literally. The power now needed to mine a single coin could run the average household for 10 days. Huge bitcoin mining operations are springing up all over the world, located close to power sources for their huge needs. We are actually using valuable physical resources to mine for[…]