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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Eric Trickett - Strategist, VentureFizz and Principal, Dissero
After attending a great event at the Cambridge Innovation Center sponsored by NEVCA titled: Startup Myths: There Is No Great Startup Marketing Talent in Boston, I walked away with some solid insight...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, July 22, 2013 Diana Martz - Director of Talent, OpenView Venture Partners
In September 2012, Microsoft published a report on the state of technical talent in the United States that was eye opening, even if it wasn’t shocking.  In it, the tech giant..
Expert Advice
Monday, July 15, 2013 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
Global ecommerce sales topped $1 trillion for the first time in 2012 and the outlook for growth remains robust at over 18% per year, a huge milestone for the Internet and the shift...
Technology Trends
Friday, July 12, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
I've been thinking a lot lately about scaling sales.  In every start-up, finding initial product-market fit is a magical moment.  Before this occurs, the sales process is a craft or...
Best Practices, Expert Advice
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Andrew Parker - Principal, Spark Capital
The best part of meeting an entrepreneur is without a doubt the demo.  It’s like “show and tell" but instead of seeing someone’s pet lobster, you get to glimpse (often crudely)...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Allen Bonde - Partner, Digital Clarity Group
When you are starting up a consumer business, there’s no shortage of great examples to follow for using social media to build awareness, reach new audiences, and even drive social...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
I’ve been doing some thinking about the future of cars and the impact of the internet.  A large part of this is just some idle thoughts, a small part is driven by my love of cars...
Innovation
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Owen Johnson - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Betaspring
Experts in product development will tell you to understand your user. Some people are naturals at this, most have to learn. Raising money is no different. Some people understand...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, May 24, 2013 Andy Palmer - Serial Entrepreneur, Advisor, & Investor
If you’ve been watching the news lately, it should be pretty clear that the enterprise technology business is changing ― and fast.  For one thing, the private equity guys are...
Expert Advice
Monday, May 20, 2013 Eric Paley - Managing Partner, Founder Collective
Venture backed startups are incredibly ambitious. A startup team comes together to try to create something highly improbable and well beyond what can reasonably be expected...
Expert Advice