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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Bilal Zuberi - Principal, General Catalyst
I attended the annual Startup Bootcamp at MIT yesterday. It was the best thing I could possibly have done on the Columbus Day holiday. Kudos to the amazing group of...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
During the Boston Innovation Challenge Hack-a-thon in May, Matt Bridges, CTO at Intrepid Pursuits, heard a presentation from a local musician. “He could distribute his music...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and Thomson Reuters released today the 3Q12 VC fundraising data, which is a report I eagerly await as it is a barometer of...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Dave Balter - Founder & CEO, BzzAgent
On October 25th, some of Boston’s best and brightest investors will be getting together to invest $100,000 (at least) in startups, live and on the spot.    It’s going to be a...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I was spending some time with an MIT senior who is very involved with the startup community and has spent some time working at venture funded companies.  We were...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Monday, October 8, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
While earning her MBA at Harvard Business School (HBS), Danielle Weinblatt struck up a conversation with Andrew Paradise (then CEO of AisleBuyer) about the frustrations of interviewing...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Friday, October 5, 2012 Patrick Campbell - Co-Founder & CEO, Price Intelligently
One of the biggest lessons we’ve learned within the world of pricing is that even though your price remains the lever that has the highest impact on your revenue, the subject is one...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Friday, October 5, 2012 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
After completing a long process identifying the right venture firms to pitch, running an exhaustive fundraising process, finding a mutual fit, and successfully negotiating terms… at last...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding
Friday, October 5, 2012 Dave Barrett - Managing General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Having read Seth Godin’s great little book, The Dip, I’ve been thinking about how Dips really influence the arc of not just individual career development but also that of start-up...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Thursday, October 4, 2012 Jesse Waites - Plate Techtonics: When Unstoppable forces Meet Immovable Objects
Inside of the Cambridge Innovation Center, tucked away in a corner on the 5th floor, lies a room known as Greenlight Labs. Outfitted with an electronics workstation, soldering irons...
Best Practices, Expert Advice