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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
Do you remember your job search in college without LinkedIn or the Internet for that matter (I know, anyone under 40 didn’t have this experience)? At my alma mater (Bowdoin College...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Startup founders have so much invested in their company that it can cloud the way they think about competition. Sometimes you can be too paranoid and get way too focused on...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Andy Palmer - Serial Entrepreneur, Advisor, & Investor
Given the optimism in start-up circles these days, you don’t need much to start a new company – usually just a strong mission, an AWS account and some Diet Coke.  However, one of the...
Best Practices, Expert Advice
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Last week, I used Aileen Lee's excellent TechCrunch article on Unicorns as a jumping off point to analyze the role of the MBA in creating these unusually valuable companies...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
I like being a contrarian.  As a kid, if a certain TV show was popular amongst my buddies, I’d purposefully ignore that show and search for other shows that were less well known...
Success Stories
Thursday, November 14, 2013 Nick Petri - Market Research Analyst, OpenView Venture Partners
Pitchbook recently released their Q4 valuation and trends report. While the quarterly data is always a bit noisy, there’s one long-term trend I find especially interesting...
Funding
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Michael Sheeley - Co-Founder, Kickscout
I have been working on passive and non-passive mobile tracking for the majority of my career. Up until this point, I have always felt that the majority of all tracking solutions...
Technology Trends
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
Friday was a great day, as I spent it at the MassTLC unConference. It was a fun time to reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and learn about some cool stuff...
Expert Advice
Friday, November 1, 2013 Andrew Parker - General Partner, Spark Capital
This week I encountered three different people whose opinions I respect who made an argument that generally goes something like:  "Entrepreneurs should stop working on...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I continue to be on a kick towards better and more systematic decision-making.  One exercise I’ve tried is to codify my mental decision-tree for early stage investing.  Essentially, it is the...
Funding