Board Breakfast: Building a Successful Board

Board Breakfast: Building a Successful Board

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Erevena’s breakfast series returned in June with an event looking at how to create a successful board across business in vary stages of growth.  

After a successful event in March examining how to scale up technology functions in start-ups, Erevena’s “Dealing with Unknown Unknowns” breakfast series returned in June with an event looking at how to create a successful board.

Julie Chakraverty, Founder and CEO of mentoring app Rungway, and Richard Gibson, a former Executive Chairman of SwiftKey who now serves as a board advisor, answered questions in a discussion moderated by Erevena Senior Partner Maria Josife, who heads the firm’s board and consumer practices.

The discussion ranged over a rich variety of questions, which can be broadly grouped into the why, when, who and how of appointing a board.

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. For founders of early stage businesses, gauging when and how to start building boards can be a tricky process. There are numerous considerations, pressure points and opinions that can influence this discussion