Almost every B2B SaaS company runs into growing pains when it comes time to scale beyond a single salesperson or two and the original leadership team. Often, this happens when there’s an influx of venture capital and a need to grow quickly to satisfy stakeholder demands.
Ever since my son told me about how mycorrhizal fungi work with trees to exchange nutrients, I have been fascinated by the parallels between fungi and the sales profession. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Daniella Floss about her work understanding the relationships between plants and fungi, which you can read about here.
Daniella Floss is the manager of Rhizosphere Research at Valent BioSciences. She’s a leading expert on the topic of communication between plants and fungus, and her work is changing the way humans conduct agriculture.