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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Last week, I used Aileen Lee's excellent TechCrunch article on Unicorns as a jumping off point to analyze the role of the MBA in creating these unusually valuable companies...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
I like being a contrarian.  As a kid, if a certain TV show was popular amongst my buddies, I’d purposefully ignore that show and search for other shows that were less well known...
Success Stories
Thursday, November 14, 2013 Nick Petri - Market Research Analyst, OpenView Venture Partners
Pitchbook recently released their Q4 valuation and trends report. While the quarterly data is always a bit noisy, there’s one long-term trend I find especially interesting...
Funding
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Michael Sheeley - Co-Founder, Kickscout
I have been working on passive and non-passive mobile tracking for the majority of my career. Up until this point, I have always felt that the majority of all tracking solutions...
Technology Trends
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
Friday was a great day, as I spent it at the MassTLC unConference. It was a fun time to reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and learn about some cool stuff...
Expert Advice
Friday, November 1, 2013 Andrew Parker - General Partner, Spark Capital
This week I encountered three different people whose opinions I respect who made an argument that generally goes something like:  "Entrepreneurs should stop working on...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I continue to be on a kick towards better and more systematic decision-making.  One exercise I’ve tried is to codify my mental decision-tree for early stage investing.  Essentially, it is the...
Funding
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Pat Kinsel - Entrepreneur in Residence, Polaris Partners
One of the most frustrating parts of starting a company or project online is finding an appropriate domain. Because the majority of generic terms are squatted on, many companies...
Expert Advice
Thursday, October 17, 2013 Rob May - CEO & Co-Founder, Backupify
Scott Adams, the man behind Dilbert, has a new book out about career success. He discusses some concepts from the book in this Wall Street Journal article, and the most interesting...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Allen Bonde - Partner, Digital Clarity Group
The rich media revolution is here. Demand for video content continues to grow, and thanks to smartphones (and webcams) nearly everyone can be a video star. Meanwhile...
Expert Advice