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Friday, April 18, 2014 Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
ABC’s Shark Tank is currently in its 5th season… Most of you entrepreneurs have watched every episode since it began and I’m right there with you. Fortunately for me, I got to take it a step further yesterday thanks to the folks at Workbar.
Entrepreneurship, Profiles
Friday, April 18, 2014 Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network. They all deserve their due, but I want to highlight a few lined up for next week to help you schedule accordingly.
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Matt Douglas - Founder and CEO, Punchbowl.com
Dharmesh Shah recently wrote a blog post about the lessons of entrepreneurship that he wants to teach his son called “12 Things I Want to Teach my Toddler about Work.”  It was a neat post which offered his typically pithy insights, with the twist that it was directed at his three-year-old son.
Lessons Learned
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Josh Boyle - Contributor, VentureFizz
Great Startup Debates is a new series of events bringing together the startup community for some fun, lighthearted discussion about different subjects, causes and issues surrounding us today.
Entrepreneurship, Profiles
Monday, April 14, 2014 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
One of the main reasons why the Boston tech scene is thriving has to do with the spider web effect.  Meaning, when employees spider web out of companies (that likely had an exit...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, April 11, 2014 VentureFizz
Talent on the Move - April 11, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
Talent on the Move
Friday, April 11, 2014 Josh Boyle - Contributor, VentureFizz
VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network. 
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Josh Boyle - Contributor, VentureFizz
Work 9-5… then get home to start your other full-time job. Your passion. Your startup… That’s how it began for Nick Zeckets, CEO and David Palmer, CTO of QuadWrangle, a creator of toolkits to help schools market to alumni.
Profiles
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Carlie Smith - Senior Talent Specialist, OpenView Venture Partners
Most startup founders understand that identifying, hiring, and retaining top talent is the most important component of building and scaling a great business. Those entrepreneurs also typically grasp the significant risk (and cost) associated with making a bad hire. 
Expert Advice
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 David Skok - General Partner, Matrix Partners
Free trials and freemium products are two of the best ways to sell your product. They help the buyer address key concerns such as...
Best Practices, Expert Advice