Serent Toolkit

Serent’s Growth Team specializes in helping technology-enabled businesses achieve their goals.

Here at Serent Toolkit, our operations experts share their strategies, stories, insights, and best practices used while working to equip these high-growth and fast paced SaaS companies for success.

Developing an Effective Sales Hiring Process

Developing an Effective Sales Hiring Process

Your sales team is critical to your company’s revenue growth, so recruiting the right reps is essential. Since sales is a high-pressure, high-turnover function, it’s not enough to find the occasional successful hire. Your team needs a reliable, scalable strategy for identifying suitable candidates—and ensuring their skill set aligns with your unique needs.

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Axiom Medical, a Serent Portfolio Company, Receives the “We Hire Vets” Employer Recognition Award

Axiom Medical, a Serent Portfolio Company, Receives the “We Hire Vets” Employer Recognition Award

Axiom Medical, a leading incident case management and occupational health services provider in North America, has received the “We Hire Vets,” employer recognition award.

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Pondera, a Serent Portfolio Company, Named on GovTech 100 List for 5th Consecutive Year

Pondera, a Serent Portfolio Company, Named on GovTech 100 List for 5th Consecutive Year

Pondera Solutions is honored to be named to the GovTech 100 for 2020 for the 5th consecutive year.

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First American and Docutech, a Serent Portfolio Company, Announce Agreement for First American’s Acquisition of Docutech

First American and Docutech, a Serent Portfolio Company, Announce Agreement for First American’s Acquisition of Docutech

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE:FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, and Docutech, a leading provider of document, eClose and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry, announced today the signing of an agreement for First American’s acquisition of Docutech.

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4 Trends Shaping the Future of  Sports

4 Trends Shaping the Future of Sports

In December, I was invited to join “The New Wave of Dealmakers in Sports” panel at the Sports Business Journal’s Dealmakers in Sports Conference in NYC.

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What Private Equity Investors Look for in Marketing Leaders

What Private Equity Investors Look for in Marketing Leaders

Serent's own Prital Kadakia, who leads the Growth team at Serent Capital, helps portfolio companies scale up, drive results, and find the right leadership talent. As a sales and marketing expert at a private equity firm, Prital’s work with portfolio companies spans sales force effectiveness, pricing, operational efficiencies, strategic partnerships, strategy development, procurement, and digital marketing.

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FranConnect, a Serent Portfolio Company, Reports Record Growth

FranConnect, a Serent Portfolio Company, Reports Record Growth

FranConnect, the leader in franchise management solutions, has reported its strongest year of growth in the company’s 18-year history, including a 60% year-over-year growth in sales and the addition of 160 new brands to the company’s growing client roster. With its 2019 results, FranConnect now supports over 800 franchise brands globally and 148,000 franchisees. Additionally, FranConnect exceeded its prior year earnings by 36% and reported recurring revenue growth of over 24%.

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Serent Board Member Profile: Mike Xenakis

Serent Board Member Profile: Mike Xenakis

Mike Xenakis has enjoyed success with every organization he’s joined. He served for six years in the U.S. Air Force as a Captain and was an intelligence officer with the National Security Agency. His time at Clorox had him managing the marketing efforts for 10 product lines in the Armor All division. But it was his, 17 years with OpenTable where he learned the full growth cycle of a company. As an executive, he helped the company go public in 2009 and eventually sold to the Priceline Group in 2014. It’s this wealth of knowledge that he brings to Pondera and Compeat, as a board member. He expan

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Building a Sales Compensation Plan

Building a Sales Compensation Plan

Equipping your team to build a successful sales compensation plan is no small feat. We have identified 9 tactics that can help you lay the groundwork for creating the right compensation plan for your company.

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Compeat, a Serent Capital Portfolio Company, Named a Best Place to Work

Compeat, a Serent Capital Portfolio Company, Named a Best Place to Work

Compeat announced today that it was included on Built In Austin's list of Best Places to Work, Best Midsize Companies to Work for and Companies With the Best Benefits in 2020. Companies are selected based on data submitted by companies and their employees.

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