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Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Brendan Lynch - Contributor, VentureFizz
Canadian human resources cloud software startup TribeHR has landed $2.5 million in funding from Relay Ventures and Waltham's Matrix Partners -- cash TribeHR...
Funding
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Ricky Pelletier - Associate, OpenView Venture Partners
So you’ve decided to raise capital and have figured out what your ideal partner would look like – great! If you’re still toying with theidea of raising or trying to figure out...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Monday, July 30, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Boston isn’t known for its consumer-facing websites. However, Waltham-based Care.com offers a notable exception. Founded by a team of Upromise executives...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Friday, July 27, 2012 Shobhit Chugh - Associate, McKinsey & Company
When I use the phrase ‘cool startup,’ what comes to your mind? Facebook? Instagram? Twitter? For me, one of the coolest startups in the world is Recorded Future...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology Trends
Thursday, July 26, 2012 Brendan Lynch - Contributor, VentureFizz
Michael Sheeley, just four months after leaving RunKeeper, where he was a co-founder, has launched a new startup called Kickscout, a mobile shopping and...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Business incubators and entrepreneurial education are catching on at college campuses across the country, and Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. is no exception. Each term...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
In the wake of the Pinterest round valuing the company at $1.5B from the Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten, it is hard not to notice that social and ecommerce have...
Lessons Learned, Opinions, Technology Trends
Monday, July 23, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Last week the National Venture Capital Association (where I am on the Executive Committee) and Thomson Reuters announced the 2Q12 fundraising data for venture firms...
Funding, Innovation, Lessons Learned
Friday, July 20, 2012 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
Last week I wrote about some of the common factors that have led great VC firms to stumble or even fade from existence entirely.  I wanted to follow-up with some...
Funding, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Thursday, July 19, 2012 Larry Kim - Founder and CTO, WordStream
If you use Google search (and who doesn’t), you may have noticed that sponsored results (pay-per-click, or PPC, ads) have been taking over more and more of the search...
Expert Advice, Technology Trends