Consultant Spotlight: Lan Harrington

Lan Harrington joined the Maven team at the start of 2021, fresh off of independent consulting work within her own company, Gravitas Consulting. She has always worked mainly as a one-person shop, though collaborating with teams on projects. Her journey to Maven has been a dynamic one, starting with a foundation at Bain & Company, […]

Improving Your Exit Multiple

Improving Your Exit Multiple with Value Creation Levers When you sell your company, the value of your company hinges on something called the exit multiple. An exit multiple isn’t arbitrary; it’s shaped by different factors acting like levers. Each lever nudges your company’s value up or down. At Maven we call these “Value Creation Levers”. […]

Meet Joel Rosen

Joel Rosen, a seasoned consultant and Bain alum with over 30 years of experience in the tech sector, joined Maven through a LinkedIn connection with Mark, the company’s founder. Rosen’s tech-oriented background made him a perfect fit for a project that required a blend of manufacturing and technological expertise. He shared, “Mark reached out to […]

Top 5 Ways Mid-Market Companies are Saving Money Using AI

AI is redefining business for mid-sized companies. A powerhouse of innovation, it’s driving change like never before. These organizations are in a prime position to take advantage of AI’s benefits, balancing the agility of small firms with the resources of larger corporations. However, challenges related to data privacy, integration, and ethics can complicate the adoption process. […]

Navigating the Changing Tides: Assessing the Likelihood of a Recession in 2023

Rethinking Recession in Light of a Resilient Job Market The possibility of a recession in the United States in 2023 has been a subject of significant speculation among economists, CEOs, investors, and the public. However, recent developments have led experts to reassess their predictions. The resiliency of the job market has emerged as a crucial […]

Consultant Spotlight: Anuja Burns

“In my heart, I’m a nerd,” said Anuja Burns, a Senior Consultant at Maven. From 6th grade, she knew she wanted to attend MIT because she craved an environment of curiosity and learning, a space where she could take things apart, discover how they work, and put them back together. Anuja made her dream a […]

Improving Business Strategy for Growth and Scale with AI

The rapid advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have created significant opportunities for mid-market companies to improve their business strategies for growth and scale. By leveraging AI, mid-market companies can enhance their decision-making processes, increase efficiency, enhance customer experience, and become more agile. In this white paper, we will explore the impact of AI on mid-market […]

Maven Founder Spotlight: Mark Hess

Mark Hess is not reinventing the wheel, yet his approach to mid-market consulting is undoubtedly innovative. After studying economics and mechanical engineering, earning an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth, and working for Bain & Company, he began his own entrepreneurial venture, which “hatched over beer and pool,” as many great ideas are. Mark […]