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Friday, May 17, 2013 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Right after OMGPOP released DrawSomething to rave reviews (and traction), I was catching up with my friend Nabeel Hyatt and chatted a bit about the game’s meteoric...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, May 10, 2013 Alex Taussig - Principal, Highland Capital Partners
When we opened our call for Summer@Highland applications a few months ago, the entire Highland investment team pitched in to get the word out. We came bearing...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, May 10, 2013 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
This is not just another Big Data story. Or just another post on innovation. Or another good read on entrepreneurship. But it does touch on all of those things. And it shows...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Ariel Diaz - Co-Founder & CEO, Boundless
When your grand idea for an edtech startup begins to take shape and you’re ready to get the engines revving for a team and product, it’s time to get some funding behind the...  
Funding
Friday, April 26, 2013 Matt Fates - Partner, Ascent Venture Partners
Given that IT security is a $60 billion market, you might think that we have robust solutions for keeping enterprise networks and data protected. But you’d be wrong...
Technology Trends
Friday, April 12, 2013 Scott Johnson - Managing Partner, New Atlantic Ventures
Being CEO of a startup is quite similar to being the parent of a newborn.  The neighbors see a clean cooing newborn with smiling proud parents.  But we all know what goes on...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Fred Destin - Partner, Atlas Venture
An entrepreneur called Danielle Morrill just kicked up a bit of a shitstorm with a nicely titled "Zombie VC" post.   It's a nice pendant to her recent Zombie Startups post...
Funding
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Michael Skok - Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners
We all know a company is only as good as its team, which is why the hiring process is so critical as you build out your venture. And anyone who has made a bad hire along...
Expert Advice
Friday, March 29, 2013 Tracy Paulsen - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Empowerment Legal
One of the first legal phases of starting your own business is choosing a legal entity structure.  There are a number of options dependent upon your unique situation...
Expert Advice
Thursday, March 28, 2013 Firas Raouf - Venture Partner, OpenView Venture Partners
I recently read this article in Fortune about the 10 requirements for a successful IPO. Go ahead and read it if you’re interested in this topic. I’ll wait.  Most of my...
Expert Advice