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Tuesday, February 1, 2011 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I was pleased to see LinkedIn file their S1 this past week. It’s a great example of a “back to basics IPO” in my opinion. It’s a strong and defensible business with lots...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Thursday, January 27, 2011 Dan Katcher - Co-Founder, Rocket Farm Studios
We’ve moved – just down the street, not far from our previous hosts (LocaModa) on Sidney. We are now at 84 Hamilton St, still in Central Sq (which is absolutely fabo-licious...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
The 4Q 2010 VC funding data were released today – and the headline was quite upbeat. VC’s invested $5 billion in 765 deals in this past quarter, which while essentially flat...
Funding
Monday, January 24, 2011 Wayne Chang - Serial Entrepreneur, Hacker, and Startup Advisor
Note: Since I’m still developing the idea I’m writing about, I don’t specifically mention the project I’m working on. My goal is to share insights and the process I went through with this...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Friday, January 21, 2011 Micah Rosenbloom - Founding Partner, Founder Collective
Universities are TechStars on steroids. Some of the most influential companies in the US can be traced back to university roots. (e.g. HP, Sun Microsystems, Bose...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Brian Balfour - Co-Founder and VP Product Marketing, Viximo
The $5M Keg - In 2007 I was 23 years old, working full time as a product manager at ZoomInfo while moonlighting on a number of entrepreneurial side projects. I had previously...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding, Lessons Learned
Thursday, January 13, 2011 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
With big tech companies awash in cash, nearly every analyst out there is predicting that the M&A market will heat up in 2011. At a (pre-blizzard) conference I attended...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Firas Raouf - Venture Partner, OpenView Venture Partners
I have been spending a bit of time on Quora to answer questions asked by early stage software entrepreneurs… all part of my role as an early stage software investor who...
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Monday, January 10, 2011 Bijan Sabet - General Partner, Spark Capital
I was asked this question yesterday by a founder. I hear this question all the time so I thought I would write down my thoughts. The short answer is you should raise a...
Entrepreneurship, Funding, Lessons Learned
Thursday, January 6, 2011 Jon Karlen - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium (URES) is the "go to" annual event in Boston for the country's world-class research universities to showcase...
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