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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Plenty of companies have expanded into emerging markets like India or Brazil in recent years, but few are as focused on those countries’ emerging middle class than Boston-based...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Monday, September 10, 2012
Now that summer is over, it is time to kick back into networking & conference mode! We've put together a list of "can't miss" events that are happening between now and the end...
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Saturday, September 8, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
When Mandy Mladenoff, now general manager at the Newburyport-based PR agency Matter Communications, moved back to Boston last year...
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Friday, September 7, 2012 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
You’ve just closed your seed round.  Other than starting to build, hire, and take over the world, there are a bunch of mundane things to do right away.  The following is a...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, September 6, 2012 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
There are many companies that are competing to be the “operating system” for small businesses. The theory is that with the advent of the cloud in the digital age, small businesses...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Todd Garland - Founder, BuySellAds.com
Recently, on my way to work, I wrote our team at BuySellAds the following email: Tomorrow, I want each person to email me, privately, 1 thing that I can do to make their...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
I spent some time this weekend looking at the recent VC funding data for this past quarter to see if any trends jumped off the page. While much of what I could discern in the data...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Friday, August 31, 2012 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
This is the fifth and last blog post in a series on trust.  I’ve written in the past about trust between a VC and an entrepreneur (“When Entrepreneurs and VCs Break Up”), between...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding, Lessons Learned
Thursday, August 30, 2012 Frank Belzer - VP of Corporate Training, Kurlan and Associates
I had to write this post right away, before I forgot some of the details or lost my train of thought...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Sermo, an online community for physicians that was acquired...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation