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Monday, February 11, 2013 Justin Fossbender - Principal, Connell & Partners
The transition from pre-IPO to a publicly traded company is significant in many areas, including executive compensation levels and practices.  Connell & Partners conducted...
Best Practices
Thursday, February 7, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
Digital marketing software innovator DataXu announced a new round of growth funding this morning. The company plans to use the $27 million from new and existing investors...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
VentureFizz is a proud supporter of TUGG and I was honored to attend their 7th Annual Tech Charity Wine Party last Thursday at the Cyclorama in Boston.  It was my first...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
I was reading in Xconomy yesterday the Taylor Yates description of his trek to Silicon Valley with his MIT Sloan classmates and I couldn’t resist sharing with the Boston community...
Lessons Learned
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
Fresh Tilled Soil, the UI and app design company that recently moved to Watertown, has created some programs geared toward spreading their love of design and...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, February 1, 2013 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
I’ve been enjoying my iPad Mini for a couple months month now.  I thought seriously about getting a Nexus 7 (in fact gave one to my sister as a gift recently), but because...
Technology Trends
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Nick Petri - Market Research Analyst, OpenView Venture Partners
Forecasting acquisitions in the technology world is an inexact science. And that’s putting it nicely.  Occasionally they make sense, like when Amazon purchased Kiva Systems...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 David Skok - General Partner, Matrix Partners
“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it” – Lord Kelvin.  This article is a comprehensive and detailed look at the key metrics that are needed to understand and optimize...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Monday, January 28, 2013 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Has there been any other company in the Boston area that has created more buzz than HubSpot over the past few years???  Dharmesh Shah was the latest guest for Eric Paley's...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Friday, January 25, 2013 Alison Howard - Marketing Director, Highland Capital Partners
Six years ago, we started an experiment here at Highland to see if we could find a better way to get to know the most promising entrepreneurs at local universities. We recognized...
Entrepreneurship