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Monday, March 9, 2015 David Wong - Managing Director and Co-Head of Strategy Consulting, Bulger Partners
Over the last several days, in my weekends and evenings, I’ve taken up the daunting task of updating my MacBook Air by installing Yosemite OS X and Bootcamp.
Expert Advice
Friday, March 6, 2015 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
There are a number of founder leadership models that can work well as a startup evolves. I have lived a few as an entrepreneur and worked with many as a board member.
Lessons Learned
Thursday, March 5, 2015 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
About a year ago, Nancy and I were spending some time with Hardi Meybaum and his family.  Hardi is the founder of our portfolio company GrabCAD which was acquired recently by Stratsys.
Lessons Learned
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Natalie Bartlett - Community Lead, Rough Draft Ventures
An interview with Ellen Rubin, co-founder of ClearSky Data.
Expert Advice
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Ben Einstein - Co-Founder and Managing Director, Bolt
This is part 1 of a series on what building a scalable hardware business looks like...  
Expert Advice
Monday, March 2, 2015 Dan Devoe - Co-Founder and Director of Marketing, Legal Hero
It’s hard for entrepreneurs and employees to know what the ACA actually provides. We prepared this guide to get beyond the hype and help you understand the ACA as it relates to your business. 
Expert Advice
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Jeff Whatcott - Co-Founder & CEO, Outlearn
A few years ago, in a moment of intense frustration, I wrote down six keys to effective leadership. I will spare you the detailed context to protect the guilty, but at the time I was desperate to communicate what effective leaders do.
Lessons Learned
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Natalie Bartlett - Community Lead, Rough Draft Ventures
An interview with Sarah Hodges of Smarterer and Intelligent.ly
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Conventional wisdom suggests that the most important metrics for a startup - such as unit economics, cost of acquisition, lifetime value, churn rates - typically get better with time.
Lessons Learned
Monday, February 9, 2015 Alexandra Stetson - Head of Marketing & Events, Fresh Tilled Soil
Are you including the right features in your minimum viable product for a successful launch? Are you prioritizing the right functionality? What should the primary intention or goal be for your MVP or early-stage product release?
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