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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Josh Payne - Director of Product Management, InsightSquared
Small companies have lots of advantages over their bigger competition. With less bureaucracy, less politics and fewer obligations to existing customers, they are...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
After spending the past three months at TechStars Boston, Alex Schiff, cofounder and CEO of productivity app Fetchnotes has decided to stay put rather than return to...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, November 19, 2012 Eric Peckham - Founding Partner, Tufts Venture Fund
Tufts University has supposedly been fairly quiet on the startup scene—neighbored by Harvard and MIT, innovations and ventures coming from Walnut Hill in Somerville don’t...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, November 16, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
As technology introduces more modes of communication such as online chat, conference call, or email, those communication channels can feel increasingly fragmented. Andover...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, November 15, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Today, social discovery app Spindle graduates out of its preview, which launched in August, and releases several updated features. The iPhone app integrates with Twitter...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, November 15, 2012 Jesse Waites - Plate Techtonics: When Unstoppable forces Meet Immovable Objects
Lets suppose that you and I are at a restaurant together in the North End. The waiter comes over to us with a menu, and it is up to us to decide what we each want to eat...
Innovation
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker; Apperian Expands Executive Team With New SVP Global Sales and CMO...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I got this question on a panel last week, and coincidentally, I had a couple folks on Twitter tweet out the same question.  Generically speaking, the question is...
Funding
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Kevin Walther - Communications Officer, IDEA: Northeastern's Venture Accelerator
With many of the country’s predominant entrepreneurship institutions located right here in Boston, Northeastern University has transformed in recent years into an entrepreneurial...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, November 12, 2012 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
For a period of almost two hours on Friday evening at Microsoft NERD, nervous would-be entrepreneurs pitched ideas that they hoped would lead to victory at this...
Innovation