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Friday, December 3, 2010 Antonio Rodriguez - General Partner, Matrix Partners
Dan Bricklin has a lengthy but worthwhile piece on the challenges facing the startup developer these days that puts some meat...
Entrepreneurship, Technology Trends
Thursday, December 2, 2010 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Bill Gurley’s excellent piece on Silicon Valley IPO Anxiety inspired me to take a companion look at the East Coast, particularly Massachusetts and evaluate the...
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Tuesday, November 30, 2010 David Skok - General Partner, Matrix Partners
As a VC and five-time entrepreneur, I frequently see two common mistakes being made by startups: 1. Companies spend too much attempting to grow the business when it’s...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
Last week was proclaimed as National Entrepreneur Week by our President and Friday, November 19th, was National Entrepreneurs’ Day. When I read this, I asked myself the question...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Jules Pieri - Founder and CEO, Daily Grommet
Consumer businesses and venture capitalists are uneasy bedfellows. There are times when the match makes sense, but often the fit just isn’t there. Here are the basic reasons...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Doug Levin (Ayeah Games) and Ravi Mehta (Viximo)
With the close of 2010’s calendar fast approaching, economists and statisticians have begun their usual parade of product...
Technology Trends
Monday, November 22, 2010 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
Investors, both VCs and angels, seem to be doing some crazy things of late. What started as a frenzy in the seed spectrum of the market earlier this year...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Friday, November 19, 2010 Dries Buytaert - CTO and Co-Founder, Acquia
To my surprise, a lot of people that I interview at Acquia don’t understand stock options or have never heard of it. This blog post explains what stock options are about. It is a...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Thursday, November 18, 2010 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Culture is an underestimated driver of a company’s long term success. It’s hard to talk about because it seems corny, impractical, or “soft”. But I believe that great organizations...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Alex Taussig - Principal, Highland Capital Partners
A few months ago, I had the privilege of sitting down with the CEO of a well-known technology company. He had just exited to a strategic for a large amount of money...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned