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Monday, February 14, 2011 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Once you’ve figured out whether you want to find a very early stage startup or a late stage one (the topic of my first post in this series), the real hard work begins...
Expert Advice
Friday, February 11, 2011 Jason Jacobs - Founder and CEO, FitnessKeeper
As our little company nears our third birthday, our proudest accomplishment thus far is the team that we’ve built. We’re up to ten people now (eleventh starts today), and...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, February 10, 2011 John Prendergast - CEO and Co-Founder, Blueleaf
Progressive Fidelity Testing at Blueleaf. As a follow up to my last post Letter to a Young entrepreneur I got a number of questions about what to do after building the first...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Ty Danco - Angel Investor and Mentor
Yesterday I video-skyped with the CEO of an intriguing Startup. They were recommended to me by one of their investors on AngelList. They had going for them a) a big...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Much of the VC blogosphere commentary about startups covers venture and angel financing with advice focused on company founders. But most people in the startup game...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Monday, February 7, 2011 Tien Anh Nguyen - Associate, OpenView Venture Partners
Rob at "Software by Rob" wrote very recently: "Your traffic sources have a half-life". In other words, your much coveted traffic sources often come in rapid spikes...
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Friday, February 4, 2011 Sam Clemens - Co-Founder, InsightSquared
This week we handed out keys to our initial set of paying customers for our business intelligence webapp. Two months ago our customers were using our prototype “product”...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Thursday, February 3, 2011 Joel Rodriguez - Associate, Commonwealth Capital Ventures
No he didn’t. He took a concept, improved it, and executed better than the Winklevoss twins could have. Facebook is the most blatant, glaring example of alleged...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
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