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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
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Pat Kinsel - Entrepreneur in Residence, Polaris Partners
One of the most frustrating parts of starting a company or project online is finding an appropriate domain. Because the majority of generic terms are squatted on, many companies...
Expert Advice
Thursday, October 17, 2013 Rob May - CEO & Co-Founder, Backupify
Scott Adams, the man behind Dilbert, has a new book out about career success. He discusses some concepts from the book in this Wall Street Journal article, and the most interesting...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Allen Bonde - Partner, Digital Clarity Group
The rich media revolution is here. Demand for video content continues to grow, and thanks to smartphones (and webcams) nearly everyone can be a video star. Meanwhile...
Expert Advice
Friday, October 11, 2013 Fred Destin - Partner, Atlas Venture
I recently got a call from Scott Kirsner at the Boston Globe asking: “what happens to all these incubators entrepreneurs after Demo Day”? The short answer: chaos...
Lessons Learned
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I’ve been thinking a lot about what AngelList means for the entrepreneurial ecosystem, especially here in Boston where I live. I continue to think that seed/angel investing is a pretty...
Funding
Friday, September 13, 2013 Pat Kinsel - Entrepreneur in Residence, Polaris Partners
In the era of the quantified self, there is is not a more powerful, yet less realized opportunity than passive location tracking.  Maintaining a constant record of your location...
Technology Trends
Thursday, September 12, 2013 Andrew Parker - Principal, Spark Capital
When you’re building a company where the lifetime value of a user is still  unknown (which is virtually all early stage consumer-facing startups), your most healthy source of new...
Expert Advice