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Monday, March 11, 2013 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Jon Sugihara has a knack for identifying gaps in the market and creating startups to fill those gaps. “I always find it’s not a matter of having a lot of good ideas, it’s listening...
Profiles
Friday, March 8, 2013 Craig Daniel - Co-Founder & Head of Product, Postwire
Thanks to the work by Eric Ries and the Lean Startup movement, startups are using the scientific method to build products, test markets, and grow their userbase...
Best Practices
Thursday, March 7, 2013 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Boston based Spindle announced today the release of version 2.0 of their iPhone app with some exciting new features and expanded coverage in three more new cities...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Actifio™, the radically simple copy data storage company, today announced it has closed a $50 million investment round led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)...
Funding
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 Nick Francis - Co-Founder & CEO, Help Scout
You are bound to hear the question dozens, maybe hundreds of times as a founder. How are you going to compete with Company XYZ? Can you differentiate from your...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Bilal Zuberi - Principal, General Catalyst
RoughDraft.vc is an initiative that my partners Nitesh Banta, Peter Boyce and I started last year to provide the kind of unhindered financial and other support...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Joel Lehrer - Partner, Goodwin Procter
Whether you’re a founder thinking about using third party software for your start-up, or thinking about how best to structure licenses to your software, it’s important to...
Best Practices
Monday, March 4, 2013 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Today, Startup Institute, formerly known as Boston Startup School, announced the building of Startup Institute New York. Startup Institute launched a year ago...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, March 4, 2013 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
As they say in sales: "Time kills all deals."  But the statement applies to recruiting, too.  Here's a dreadful scenario you'll find familiar.  You and your team spend countless hours..
Expert Advice
Friday, March 1, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
There was a great deal of buzz surrounding the official opening of PayPal’s new Boston headquarters on Thursday evening. A crowd of about four-hundred attended...
Entrepreneurship