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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Carlie Smith - Senior Talent Specialist, OpenView Venture Partners
Most startup founders understand that identifying, hiring, and retaining top talent is the most important component of building and scaling a great business. Those entrepreneurs also typically grasp the significant risk (and cost) associated with making a bad hire. 
Expert Advice
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 David Skok - General Partner, Matrix Partners
Free trials and freemium products are two of the best ways to sell your product. They help the buyer address key concerns such as...
Best Practices, Expert Advice
Monday, April 7, 2014 Josh Boyle - Contributor, VentureFizz
Over my career, I’ve worked at a small sports marketing agency, co-founded BrandMatch Score and now wear lots of different hats here at VentureFizz.  I’ve always maintained a passion for startups. 
Entrepreneurship, Opinions
Friday, April 4, 2014 VentureFizz
Talent on the Move - April 4, 2014.  Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
Talent on the Move
Friday, April 4, 2014 Josh Boyle - Contributor, 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.
Profiles
Friday, April 4, 2014 Madeline Bilis - Contributor, VentureFizz
Five finalists battled it out for thousands of dollars at this year’s Boston College Venture Competition on Tuesday, April 4. The top three teams entered a tiebreaker resulting in two groups claiming second place.
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Fred Destin - Partner, Atlas Venture
Series B is raised on mostly one thing: your ability to instill confidence.  When you to go raise your Series B, you've driven burn up as you needed to fully staff engineering...
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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Mike Troiano - Chief Marketing Officer, Actifio
I was at a dinner recently where an accomplished entrepreneur said the brand “didn’t matter.” I almost popped a blood vessel...
Expert Advice
Friday, March 28, 2014 VentureFizz
Talent on the Move - March 28, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
Talent on the Move
Thursday, March 27, 2014 Christopher Mirabile - Managing Director, LaunchPad Venture Group
You could write a treatise on what makes for a good pitch deck. While we wait for someone to do that, let’s at least cover the basic required contents...
Expert Advice