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Thursday, October 11, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
When Krishna Ramchandran and Amit Jardosh started Ubersense in January 2011, they envisioned a mobile video app that would help users improve their golf swing. But as the...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Thursday, October 11, 2012 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
Reid Hoffman thought he wanted to be a career intellectual; he figured that fulfillment could be found by publishing an article in The Atlantic every now and again...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
During the Boston Innovation Challenge Hack-a-thon in May, Matt Bridges, CTO at Intrepid Pursuits, heard a presentation from a local musician. “He could distribute his music...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Thomson Reuters released today the 3Q12 VC fundraising data, which is a report I eagerly await as it is a barometer of...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I was spending some time with an MIT senior who is very involved with the startup community and has spent some time working at venture funded companies.  We were...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Monday, October 8, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
While earning her MBA at Harvard Business School (HBS), Danielle Weinblatt struck up a conversation with Andrew Paradise (then CEO of AisleBuyer) about the frustrations of interviewing...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Friday, October 5, 2012 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
After completing a long process identifying the right venture firms to pitch, running an exhaustive fundraising process, finding a mutual fit, and successfully negotiating terms… at last...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding
Friday, October 5, 2012 Dave Barrett - Managing General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Having read Seth Godin’s great little book, The Dip, I’ve been thinking about how Dips really influence the arc of not just individual career development but also that of start-up...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Thursday, October 4, 2012 Eric Paley - Managing Partner, Founder Collective
One of my favorite founders in Boston is Jason Jacobs of Runkeeper.  Every time I see Jason, I mention to him how impressed I am with what I'm hearing about the progress of Runkeeper...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Several mobile apps promise to boost customer loyalty but require customers to download an app or businesses to adopt a new system. But according to Angus Davis, Founder...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation