“Andy came onboard as investor and advisor with a focus on sales. From day one he provided advise and key insights. He has been invaluable in helping us to build a strong and very structured sales operation from scratch. Getting a focused, solution driven sales operation in place is essential to any startup, and that’s exactly the business strategy Andy has helped us implement. It is a real pleasure to work with him and to be a sparring partner. As an excellent team player and leader, he is able work with a great bunch of talented co-funders..”
“Andy is a trusted advisor to Rapide, and has been an invaluable asset. His advice has ranged from business strategy, sales methodology to key talent recruitment. Andy is hands-on, practical and very understanding. He gives his time up willingly and is an enthusiastic contributor. He has saved us from making costly mistakes and helped us embrace new opportunities for growth.”
“Having known Andy for some 15 years, in a working partnership that has covered senior operational roles and more recently seed investment partnerships, I have witnessed first hand his unique enthusiasm for, and proven track record in, driving success in business.
Andy has been a key contributor in some of the fastest growing and most successful global software companies (Siebel Systems & QlikTech) and he has a highly valuable and vibrant network of clients and partners, with a deep and rich experience in selling into the enterprise marketplaces.
Combining his start-up drive and experience with hands on and active investment help for well selected hot new tech companies, Andy has the competency, credibility and track record to be a great asset to any ambitious young company.
I look forward to a long and close working relationship with Andy, continuing to build highly successful technology companies.”