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Monday, February 25, 2013 Izzy Azeri - Co-Founder, Stackdriver
There has been a lot of buzz lately about startups being "Orphaned" after a Seed round--a phenomenon that has been dubbed the “Series A Crunch”...   
Expert Advice
Monday, February 18, 2013 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
VCs like to give out homework. They won’t call it that, though. But rather they use words like “diligence” and “information requests.” Just like in school, the homework can actually...
Expert Advice
Friday, February 15, 2013 Alex Taussig - Principal, Highland Capital Partners
I graduated from Harvard Business School in the nuclear winter of job seeking: spring of 2009. I remember quite a few of my classmates thinking they were going to “career...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, February 14, 2013 Shaun Johnson - Co-Founder, Boston Startup School
Around Valentine’s Day you tend to see people looking for love everywhere they go. But what about a job they’ll love? At Boston Startup School, we’re playing cupid...
Best Practices
Thursday, February 14, 2013 Fred Destin - Partner, Atlas Venture
There a bold piece by Marc Andreessen in PandoDaily announcing the "death of retail". As an extension to the theme of "software will eat the world" it's smart...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
My first job after business school was serving as a product manager for an Internet commerce software company (Open Market, IPO'96).  Back then, we learned the...
Best Practices
Monday, February 11, 2013 Justin Fossbender - Principal, Connell & Partners
The transition from pre-IPO to a publicly traded company is significant in many areas, including executive compensation levels and practices.  Connell & Partners conducted...
Best Practices
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
I was reading in Xconomy yesterday the Taylor Yates description of his trek to Silicon Valley with his MIT Sloan classmates and I couldn’t resist sharing with the Boston community...
Lessons Learned
Friday, February 1, 2013 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
I’ve been enjoying my iPad Mini for a couple months month now.  I thought seriously about getting a Nexus 7 (in fact gave one to my sister as a gift recently), but because...
Technology Trends
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Nick Petri - Market Research Analyst, OpenView Venture Partners
Forecasting acquisitions in the technology world is an inexact science. And that’s putting it nicely.  Occasionally they make sense, like when Amazon purchased Kiva Systems...
Entrepreneurship