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Friday, May 4, 2012 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
This is the seventh post in a Friday series on “raising VC money.”  I’ve really enjoyed writing these posts and to have an opportunity to interact with many folks.  Thank you...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding, Lessons Learned
Thursday, May 3, 2012 Eric Paley - Managing Partner, Founder Collective
I remember a very strange moment during my college interview where my obsession with baseball came into the conversation.  The interviewer asked me what...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 Andy Palmer - Serial Entrepreneur, Advisor, & Investor
If you haven’t read my friend Tom Davenport’s book Competing on Analytics (Harvard University Press, 2007), you should.  If you have read it, it’s a really good time to read it...
Entrepreneurship, Technology Trends
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
When I entered the VC business 10 years ago, I tried to keep thinking about venture capital as a business, where the key focus area was on meeting the needs of our...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Monday, April 30, 2012 Nathan Burke - Director of Marketing, CloudLock
Sales reps spend a lot of their time on the road, talking to clients and prospects, and gathering information that should end up in a CRM. But since they are humans, the longer...
Entrepreneurship, Technology Trends
Friday, April 27, 2012 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
This is the sixth post in a Friday series on “raising VC money”.  For the list of topics we are covering, click here.  In this post, we’ll focus on “how to negotiate a VC term...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding, Lessons Learned
Thursday, April 26, 2012 David Skok - General Partner, Matrix Partners
Customers hate being sold to. They don’t mind getting expert help when they want to buy something. But much of the time they are not ready to buy, and one of the most...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Dave Broadwin - Partner, Emerging Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag
I have long had a theory that (for companies with up rounds) the greatest valuation increases occurs between the A and B rounds.  So, I recently had opportunity to do some...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Opinions
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Late last year, global venture capital firm, Highland Capital Partners, moved out of their offices in...
Office Tours
Monday, April 23, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Yesterday the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) – in conjunction with Thomson Reuters and PricewaterhouseCoopers – released 1Q12 funding data...
Expert Advice, Funding