About Growth Factors
Mission, Vision, Values
Growth Factors is a new kind of private investment firm designed to help stable companies break through barriers and reach their highest potential. The firm was built on the real-world experience of a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Prem Chand.
From humble beginnings on a family farm in the small agricultural town of Biggs, California, Prem built Milestone Technologies, into one of the Valley’s premier IT services firms. Under Prem’s, leadership, Milestone grew to employ more than 2,000 people in 18 countries, serving more than 200 clients. Prem stepped down as CEO in 2017 and started Growth Factors in February 2018.
Now, Prem and his team are dedicated to helping other entrepreneurs achieve their goals for success. Growth Factors team members apply hands-on experience and leverage market-proven methodologies that align culture, marketing, and branding, sales, data-driven operations, IT infrastructure, and financial resources to transform good companies into great ones.
Vice President Portfolio Integration
Taras brings 15+ years of integrating global systems including facilities, HR, administration and IT. At Growth Factors, Tara plans and executes the strategic integration of our portfolio companies’ processes and systems. Her unique ability to create scalable systems gives our portfolio companies a solid foundation for breaking through barriers and achieving growth.
Larry Liberty, PhD
Larry is an accomplished organization leader and executive coach with experience building high-performance teams in a variety of environments ranging from small companies, Fortune 500 corporations, government organizations and private executive coaching. Larry has a variety of degrees including a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and leadership, a B.S. degree in psychology, and a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership. Larry is the author of “The Maturity Factor” and is a highly sought-after speaker and visiting professor.
Kelli is a results-oriented marketing leader with proven success in go-to-market strategy, brand building, content marketing,
George is an accomplished sales executive with extensive leadership experience in Solution Sales, Business Development, IT consulting/professional services, and leadership development. He’s a collaborative professional with extensive professional network, known for motivating individuals, delivering results, building client/partner relationships, and delivering high-quality and innovative business solutions. With a track record of achieving $39B career to date in overall sales, George knows how to help companies reach their goals and substantially grow.
News and Press
Prem Chand to Address Breaking Through Barriers to Create Exponential Business Growth at Cal State Chico, Center for Entrepreneurship
Growth Factors, a unique investing and business strategy firm that helps companies escape “The Grind”, in partnership with the Chico State Center for Entrepreneurship, announce an informative session featuring Prem Chand, serial entrepreneur and successful business leader on October 17th. Attendees enjoy a lively, informative discussion about the factors that must be present for entrepreneurs to break through barriers, thrive and achieve their greatest potential.read more
Growth Factors Launches with Unique Investment and Business Strategy to Create Exponential Growth for Good Companies
October 8, 2018– Pleasanton, CA – Growth Factors, a unique investing and business strategy firm that helps companies escape “The Grind”, launched today and unveiled its first three investments. The firm’s strategy is to take majority ownership in established...read more
FREMONT — Prem Chand, founder and CEO of Fremont-based Milestone Technologies, got interested in logistics as a youth operating tractors and working the Chico farmland owned by his parents, who were immigrants from India. In 1997, Chand founded Milestone, which offers...read more