Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2004 (Revised March 2008)

Precise Software

by Paul A. Gompers and Sara Bergson

Abstract

Yossi Sela, general partner at Gemini Venture capital, considers a new investment in Precise Software. The firm is at a crisis point, and Sela needs to decide whether he will fire the firm's chief executive officer. Conflicts between the American CEO and the Israeli founders of the firm are hampering the company.

Keywords: Venture Capital; Investment; Resignation and Termination; Crisis Management; Managerial Roles; Conflict and Resolution; Israel; United States;

Citation:

Gompers, Paul A., and Sara Bergson. "Precise Software." Harvard Business School Case 204-157, April 2004. (Revised March 2008.)