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Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Andy Palmer - Serial Entrepreneur, Advisor, & Investor
Given the optimism in start-up circles these days, you don’t need much to start a new company – usually just a strong mission, an AWS account and some Diet Coke.  However, one of the...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Last week, I used Aileen Lee's excellent TechCrunch article on Unicorns as a jumping off point to analyze the role of the MBA in creating these unusually valuable companies...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
I like being a contrarian.  As a kid, if a certain TV show was popular amongst my buddies, I’d purposefully ignore that show and search for other shows that were less well known...
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Thursday, November 14, 2013 Nick Petri - Market Research Analyst, OpenView Venture Partners
Pitchbook recently released their Q4 valuation and trends report. While the quarterly data is always a bit noisy, there’s one long-term trend I find especially interesting...
Funding
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Michael Sheeley - Co-Founder, Kickscout
I have been working on passive and non-passive mobile tracking for the majority of my career. Up until this point, I have always felt that the majority of all tracking solutions...
Technology Trends
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
Friday was a great day, as I spent it at the MassTLC unConference. It was a fun time to reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and learn about some cool stuff...
Expert Advice
Friday, November 1, 2013 Andrew Parker - General Partner, Spark Capital
This week I encountered three different people whose opinions I respect who made an argument that generally goes something like:  "Entrepreneurs should stop working on...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I continue to be on a kick towards better and more systematic decision-making.  One exercise I’ve tried is to codify my mental decision-tree for early stage investing.  Essentially, it is the...
Funding
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Pat Kinsel - Entrepreneur in Residence, Polaris Partners
One of the most frustrating parts of starting a company or project online is finding an appropriate domain. Because the majority of generic terms are squatted on, many companies...
Expert Advice
Thursday, October 17, 2013 Rob May - CEO & Co-Founder, Backupify
Scott Adams, the man behind Dilbert, has a new book out about career success. He discusses some concepts from the book in this Wall Street Journal article, and the most interesting...
Entrepreneurship