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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
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
The first quarter of 2014 was very active in terms of deals for companies at all stages.  We are going to take a look at the major deals over three days:  The Big Ones...
Funding
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
Monday, March 31, 2014 Izzy Azeri - Co-Founder, Stackdriver
There’s been a lot of attention lately given to sales and marketing metrics for SaaS businesses.  As the co-founder of an early stage SaaS business, I struggled to initially decide which metrics really impact and drive our business.
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned