I worked at Verance full-time (More than a year)
The people are the most intelligent of any company I have seen. These are family people, who want to work in a stable, progressive environment. It shows. As far as the technology and products go, they have a clear "cause" behind them, which helps with motivation amongst the many groups. It is easier to work toward a goal if you can share the vision. At Verance, the vision is futuristic and exciting.
In any company, you may have to ask around to get answers that seem simple. This is no different at Verance. Also, some processes may be frustratingly slow. But I have found in my experience that this is a blessing in disguise... Verance strikes a beautiful balance of pace that allows for more thoughtful solutions rather than the "all hands on deck" speedy mentality of many digital companies.
Advice to Management
Bringing products to market sometimes requires insane sacrifices of capital on the marketing and sales sides. Make these sacrifices. First and foremost, invest in the people that perform these processes.
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