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Friday, March 25, 2011 Bijan Sabet - General Partner, Spark Capital
A few months ago I wrote down some thoughts about failure, our fear of failure and our ability (inabilty) to embrace it. The other day I was talking to a founder in our...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned
Thursday, March 24, 2011 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
I'm fond of saying that raising capital for a startup (or any risky early-stage venture for that matter) is not about convincing the skeptics, but rather finding the...
Funding, Lessons Learned
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Chuck Goldman - Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Apperian
The Xconomists are one of the most talented and connected bunch around. The second annual Mobile Madness event did not disappoint the over 300 attendees who showed up. I was...
Technology Trends
Thursday, March 17, 2011 Jules Pieri - Founder and CEO, Daily Grommet
I’m getting a lot of St. Patrick’s Day greetings from my pals in Dublin. Many of them will spend part of today at their “local.” In Ireland, that’s your favorite nearby...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Yesterday kicked off the swing through the United Kingdom for Governor Patrick of Massachusetts and the Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011. After a remarkable...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 Dave Broadwin - Partner, Emerging Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag
The bad new is that I have taken a blogging holiday since February 2. The good news is that the holiday is the result of being pressed on client matters and business travel...
Funding
Monday, March 14, 2011 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I’ve been thinking about this topic a while, but these thoughts are only semi-formed. It’s been said recently that there is shortage of truly revolutionary...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned
Friday, March 11, 2011 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
I spent this weekend with my two sons in Ft Myers, Florida as part of our annual pilgrimmage to the Red Sox spring training camp. While not chasing after foul balls (thanks, Youk!)...
Technology Trends
Thursday, March 10, 2011 Dharmesh Shah - CTO and Founder, HubSpot
Tuesday’s big news is that my company HubSpot announced a major new round of venture financing. Details can be found in the non-clever, but descriptively titled “Sequoia...
Entrepreneurship, Funding, Lessons Learned, Technology Trends
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Andy Singleton - Founder and President, Assembla
When we talk about accelerating software development, we’re really talking about accelerating innovation. We can learn from other forms of innovation, like evolution...
Technology Trends