Clare are the Allianz Hurling League division 1 champions.

first_imgTony Kelly was the hero for Clare, he collected the last puck out of the game to send it over the bar and win the game.The Deise netted twice in the opening half thanks to Jake Dillon and Patrick Curran.Clare selector Donal Og Cusack says he’s delighted with the result from a hard fought game.last_img

Tipp junior hurling and football championships continue

first_imgHolycross-Ballycahill and Kiladangan meet in the Junior A hurling semi-final in Toomevara at 3 o’clock.Two of the Junior A football quarter-finals are also down for decision today:Sean Treacys V Loughmore-Castleiney in Clonoulty Ballingarry V Portroe in TempletuohyBoth matches begin at 2.30pm.The scheduled tie between Shannon Rovers and Carrick Davins is off with the North Tipp club giving a walkover.last_img

Finding Your ProductMarket Fit One Founders Success Story

first_imgNailing down the right product/market fit is a journey every company needs to embark on. Hear one success story from the founder of Kareo.Kareo_MarketFit Even if you’ve got what you think is the greatest product or service known to man, if you can’t find the right product market fit, you won’t last long. Not surprisingly, this need for establishing a business in the right market keeps many founders up at night. If you’re in need of a bedtime story with a happy ending, however, watch the video below to hear Kareo founder and CEO Dan Rodrigues explain how his company found its place in a sometimes-finicky healthcare market.How Kareo Found Its Product/Market FitNote: The “Founders Corner” is exclusive content for OpenView’s newsletter subscribers. To watch the video and view more insights from the series, please fill out the form below.  [gated-content] In the beginning, Rodrigues says Kareo entered its market in a very conventional way. But as the company began to grow its user base, Rodrigues says it began to see its niche. This knowledge allowed them to undertake a few experiments, which eventually lead to a deeper and wider customer base.The Key PointsIt’s not a bad idea to start off with conventional tactics [0:30]Conventional marketing tactics exist for a reason — they work, if you use them in the right context.“In the beginning, we used more of an enterprise sales model — we went to conferences, called physicians on the phone, and even used a little direct/email marketing,” Rodrigues explains. “That was very successful initially. But as there was more awareness of Kareo, we started seeing a lot of doctors come to us directly to sign up for our service.”That shift ultimately changed Kareo’s go-to-market strategy, Rodrigues says.After you garnered the initial customer base, start experimenting [0:50]With more and more customers coming to Kareo directly, Rodrigues says the company started experimenting with its online presence and shifting to a model that marketed directly to doctors online.“We found that we could reach them cost effectively, educate them about our product, get them through an online signup with a credit card, and once they were signed up they were able to get up and running very quickly,” Rodrigues says. “That’s when we knew it was the right product market fit for us. Everything came so easy with the model and, since we were optimized around the small practice, it was very easy for (those customers) to get started.”More Insights on Finding Your Product/Market Fit OpenView Founder Scott Maxwell on The Importance of Achieving Market Clarity Your #1 priority when it comes to your go-to-market strategy is achieving market clarity. In this post, OpenView Founder Scott Maxwell Learn explains how to conduct an honest assessment and set your company on a course to achieve true market clarity. WP Engine and SmartBear founder Jason Cohen on Leveraging Early Adopters to Narrow Your Product Market Fit SmartBear founder Jason Cohen describes how his company shifted their product market fit once early adopters saw the true potential of its product. Photo by: Yann    AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more