Thursday, April 24, 2014 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Not sure why, but over the last few years, quite a few people I know took on EIR roles at various VC firms in both the East Coast and in Silicon Valley.  Overall, there are positives and negatives to being an EIR.  The positives are kind of obvious...
Entrepreneurship, Opinions
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Kim Lombard – Community Manager, mosaicHUB
Going out to investors can be stressful for any company, whether in their seed stage or at $10 million in revenue. You need to know a lot of information before even thinking about speaking to a VC firm: how to get an introduction, what stage of your business is right to approach an investor, and how you should pitch your company, just to name a few.
Expert Advice, Funding
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Madeline Bilis - Contributor, VentureFizz
As two Tufts alumni powered through the last few miles of a snowshoe marathon in Vermont, they were reminded of their friends who wanted to participate but couldn’t. Why? Because they didn’t have snowshoes...
Monday, April 21, 2014
Here is an early look at the new crop of highly motivated and ready-to-create-change students in the Startup Institute's Spring Class of 2014.
Monday, April 21, 2014 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners
Earlier this week the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) released the VC Quarterly Fundraising data for 1Q14. The expectation was for this past quarter to be a strong quarter for fundraising, given the (until recently) buoyant public equity markets and strong M&A environment which drove a lot of liquidity back to LP’s.
Friday, April 18, 2014 VentureFizz
Talent on the Move - April 18, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
Talent on the Move
Friday, April 18, 2014 Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
ABC’s Shark Tank is currently in its 5th season… Most of you entrepreneurs have watched every episode since it began and I’m right there with you. Fortunately for me, I got to take it a step further yesterday thanks to the folks at Workbar.
Entrepreneurship, Profiles
Friday, April 18, 2014 Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network. They all deserve their due, but I want to highlight a few lined up for next week to help you schedule accordingly.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Ryan E. Thomas - Attorney, Goodwin Procter LLP
Naming a business, designing a logo, writing a company slogan; there are many elements involved in building a company brand, and many of these elements can, and should, be trademarked.
Expert Advice
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Jonathan Steiman - Operations, TalkTo
I built this quick and dirty model to calculate an advertisers' willingness to pay for an ad unit. This framework has come in handy as I think about TalkTo, so I wanted to share it.
Expert Advice