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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 Scott Signore - CEO, Matter Communications
In a world that embraces creative content, one of the best ways to leverage the many smart and savvy resources in an agency like Matter is to hold a brainstorm. Inviting a group to discuss new and exciting ways to bring a message, product or platform to key audiences always yields valuable results.
Opinions
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
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Over the past couple of days, we've been taking a look at some of the major deals over Q1 2014.  On Tuesday, we highlighted The Big Ones (exited or ready for one), yesterday...
Funding
Thursday, April 3, 2014 Gopal Shenoy - Director of Product Management, Care.com
As software product managers, we often deal with cross-functional issues from time to time such as projects that fall behind schedule and now risk making a release, creative designs not ready for implementation, serious production issues that require immediate swats to be released etc.
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Q1 2014 has been a very active quarter in the Boston tech community.  Yesterday, we reviewed the exits or companies on the verge of one with The Big Ones.  Today, we are going...
Funding
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Josh Payne - Founder, Fulfilled.
Sometimes, different ideas from different sources combine in your brain at the same time. Suddenly you have a clearer understanding of a concept  than you ever have had before. This happened to me recently.
Lessons Learned