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Services for Directors and Investors to ...

... Develop Insight

Due Diligence
Conduct due diligence for investments, portfolio companies, mergers, and acquisitions
Organization Assessment
Review skills and capabilities of senior and middle management teams

... Deliver Results

Interim COO/CIO Staffing
Provide full time or part time interim COO or CIO resources
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Management Assistance
Provide one time or ongoing management assistance with portfolio companies
Project Management
Manage projects and change initiatives to install or upgrade business systems and operating processes
Plan and execute company restructuring initiatives

... Provide Guidance

M&A Planning
Develop operational and tactical plans to support mergers and acquisitions
IT Tactical and Strategic Planning
Develop short term and long term business system and technology plans that support the overall business strategy and objectives
Business Plan Development
Draft, edit, publish, and present business plans for entrepreneurs and investors

Lightship provides targetted service offerings for directors and investors and will tailor each project for the unique situation. Lightship offers both fixed price and retainer based services.

Sample Projects

Organization Assessment

Worked with board of directors to assess product development capabilities with a focus on both people and process

Software Company

Management Assistance

Provided full time interim sales operations management for private equity portfolio company

Technology Company

Strategic Planning

Worked with board and investors to establish new strategic plan in conjunction with new strategic partnerships

Business Services Company