Process Monitoring


  • Runway of about six months (with bridge underway)
  • No traction in market
  • History of failed execution and sales success
  • Mediocre management team with high profile CEO
  • Complicated personal relationship
  • Three Investors in deal had worked with Kirchner previously


  • Complete Diagnostic
  • SWOT analysis of business, management and market opportunity
  • Analysis of go-forward options with pro/con and recommendation


  • Was able to provide a number of value adds to business
  • Visibly improved management performance
  • Identified immediate IP threat
  • Accelerated cash collection (SRED and loans)
  • Converted management as skeptic to strong supporter