Blog

Friday, March 16, 2012 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
In this post, we’ll focus on the first topic: which VCs to target?  I think it’s a critical step in the fundraising process.  You have a new business idea, you’ve spent a ton of time on...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Welcome to the Wayfair Office Tour!  We are located at 177 Huntington Ave in Boston.  Our new logo is proudly displayed...
Office Tours
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
In the fall of 2010 I laid out reasons why all the tech “bubble” chatter was really more the hallmark of a reasonably sustained boom, and then revisited the topic almost one year ago to the...
Entrepreneurship, Funding, Lessons Learned
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Dave Balter (CEO, BzzAgent) & Jennifer Lum (Co-Founder, Apricot Capital)
There’s something magical happening in Boston right now, and it’s going to make history.  Like many Startup scenes, Boston’s is truly exploding, vibrant with...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Innovation, Lessons Learned, Opinions
Monday, March 12, 2012 Dave Power - President, Power Strategy
What can we learn about innovation and growth from the most successful growth companies?  Global competition and a weak economy have made growth more challenging...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Friday, March 9, 2012 Dave Barrett - General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
One of many famous credos of the late, great Coach John Wooden.  Everybody talks about moving at web speed.  As it applies to making decisions about All Things People...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, March 8, 2012 Dave Broadwin - Partner, Emerging Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag
I was doing some data mining in our database of New England venture transactions (see Foley Hoag Venture Perspectives) for reasons completely unrelated to the topic I am about...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
One area of fundraising that is not that straightforward is how to put together a syndicate of investors for your seed round.  Although there have been an increase in the number...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 Fred Destin - Partner, Atlas Venture
I have been involved in many environments in which mentoring is a core part of the value proposition.  Seedcamp or TechStars succeed almost exclusively on the quality of their...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Monday, March 5, 2012 Bryan Marble - Founder, GroupTrip
A couple of months ago Mark Stephens wrote a guest post on OnStartups about the benefits of gaining experience at a large company.  Having worked at a large company, and having...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned