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Monday, November 5, 2012 Ryan Oliver - Site Director, BUILD
In Boston, 1,300-1,600 students drop out of high school every year! In a country where it has become incredibly difficult to secure a job, the lack of a high school diploma and...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, November 5, 2012 Izzy Azeri - Co-Founder, Stackdriver
You are starting a new software company and you need to put together a business plan. Part of that plan is a budget, and most of the near-term expenses in that budget are...
Expert Advice
Friday, November 2, 2012 Crystal Germond - Organizer, Boston Startup Weekend
This November entrepreneurs and creative minds will be taking over Microsoft's New England Research & Development Center (NERD) (One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142)...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, November 1, 2012 Nick Petri - Market Research Analyst, OpenView Venture Partners
With Windows 8’s official release last week, many were shocked by the degree to which the new operating system departed from many longstanding Windows conventions...
Innovation
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Countless software systems control data, but Sudbury-based enterprise software company Vuuch focuses on improving communication and relationships in enterprise resource planning...
Innovation
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Larry Kim - Founder and CTO, WordStream
On the heels of Google’s “disappointing” earnings announcement last Friday – they generated a whopping $10.8 billion in advertising revenues in Q3 2012, up 5% from...
Technology Trends
Monday, October 29, 2012 Aki Balogh - Sr. Manager, Customer Insight at Calpont
In the world of Big Data, there has been a flurry of investments in the infrastructure layer. But activity on the analytic application layer -- i.e. using Big Data tools to solve...
Technology Trends
Monday, October 29, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
As advertising increasingly moves from print to online and mobile, small to medium-sized businesses need an efficient way to make that transition. “If you look at a small business...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Friday, October 26, 2012 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
The six finalists of the FutureM/BzzAgent Shark Tank arrived at Microsoft NERD with a promise that at least $100,000 would be committed by a group of investors that included...
Funding
Friday, October 26, 2012 Dave Broadwin - Partner, Emerging Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag
I can’t say how often I have been called the first time an entrepreneur has to fire someone.  BTW, I get that call from seasoned execs as well.  Nobody likes to do it and...
Expert Advice