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Thursday, January 16, 2014 Devon McDonald - Director of Sales & Marketing Support, OpenView Venture Partners
At the expansion stage, it is very easy for teams (of all functional areas) to become incredibly distracted. There are so many shiny objects that can derail teams from focusing...
Expert Advice
Monday, January 13, 2014 Sheela Subramanian - Global Director of Business Development, Jana
Nearly three quarters of the world’s Internet users accessed the web from a mobile browser monthly last year, and according to estimates from eMarketer, over 90% of global...
Technology Trends
Monday, December 2, 2013 Will Koffel - Startup Advisor, ClearlyTech
Almost every week, it feels like it’s time to add a new piece of technology into the mix. That could mean a new product feature, a project management tool...
Expert Advice
Thursday, November 21, 2013 David Cancel - Chief Product Officer, HubSpot
There’s a simple rule I use when pitching a product or even a company to someone. I call it “No Ands.”  The “No Ands” rule is simple: You have to be able to describe your idea...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Sheela Subramanian - Global Director of Business Development, Jana
Ericsson recently released its latest mobility report, and its outlook for global mobile growth is astounding. According to the report, there were 113 million new mobile subscriptions...
Technology Trends
Thursday, October 10, 2013 Rishi Dean - VP of Product, Sittercity
While the web measurement & analytics space is quite mature, the mobile landscape is still emerging and open. Here are ten of the research & analytical tools that I’ve found...
Expert Advice
Monday, October 7, 2013 Steve Offsey - CEO, MarketBuildr
I’m surprised by how many B2B start-up CEOs are still building their companies the old fashioned way:  First, they assemble a product team and build the product in stealth mode...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Dave Balter - Global Head of Investments, dunnhumby
Atul Singh and Lauren Jung, the founder of The Shelf, are as uncommon a pair of entrepreneurs as you might find – she’s a classically trained graphic designer, with a focused...
Innovation
Monday, August 26, 2013 Diana Martz - Director of Talent, OpenView Venture Partners
As the Director of Talent for OpenView Venture Partners, I’ve experienced a number of situations that have taught me what to do and what not to do when recruiting...
Best Practices
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Rishi Dean - VP of Product, Sittercity
With a well defined set of needs, arranged into a hierarchy, the task now is to determine which of those are most important to deliver a product that generates customers interest...
Expert Advice