Case | HBS Case Collection | January 2000 (Revised March 2000)

Cachet Technologies

by Paul A. Gompers and Howard Reitz


Describes the decision facing Danny Lewin, Jonathan Seelig, and Tom Leighton, the founders of Cachet Technologies, an MIT spin-out. The firm has done poorly in the annual MIT business plan competition and the founders have to decide whether to continue.

Keywords: Decision Making; Business Startups; Business Plan; Failure; Cooperative Ownership; Business Strategy; Financial Services Industry;


Gompers, Paul A., and Howard Reitz. "Cachet Technologies." Harvard Business School Case 200-031, January 2000. (Revised March 2000.)