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Friday, August 17, 2012 Ben Levitan - CEO, IMN
Take a second and think about your fellow employees—those whom you manage, your peers and even your managers or mentors—do you know what their strengths...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Friday, August 17, 2012 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
I’ve been writing a blog series about trust.  I started with a post on how VC is a “trust business” and I highlighted why trust between an entrepreneur and a VC is important...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Countless mobile apps enable consumers to browse retailers through their smartphones, yet 90 percent of all retail transactions still happen offline. Merging the mobile, web, and in-store...
Innovation, Technology Trends
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
In just a few years, mobile and social media marketing have skyrocketed in popularity. In fact, 2012 figures...
Innovation, Technology Trends
Monday, August 13, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
An interesting report from the law firm Cooley crossed my desk this week titled “Cooley Venture Financing Report” – ok, maybe not that interesting – but the report looked...
Funding, Opinions
Friday, August 10, 2012 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
This is the second post in a blog series on trust.  Last week, I wrote that VC is a “trust business” and I highlighted why trust between an entrepreneur and a VC is important...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, August 9, 2012 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
I have been thinking lately about how hard it is to scale start-ups.  The Lean Start-Up movement, as exemplified in Eric Ries' book The Lean Start-Up, has appropriately focused a great deal...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 Brendan Lynch - Contributor, VentureFizz
Cambridge startup Errund, founded at Amherst College, has launched an online marketplace for small jobs, where users can showcase their...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Jon Steiman - Co-Founder, Spottah
Apple TV is an aberration from every other Apple product. Rather than being an all-in-one device, Apple TV is a component that plugs into televisions manufactured...
Opinions, Technology Trends
Monday, August 6, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Boston’s medical and startup communities have largely inhabited separate worlds. But the arrival of two health and tech-focused accelerators to the Hub could bring those...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation