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Wednesday, December 26, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Six billion SMS messages are sent per day, according to data from Forrester Research, most of them between friends or family members. But Stuart Levinson, formerly an entrepreneur-in-residence...
Innovation
Friday, December 21, 2012 Owen Johnson - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Betaspring
Angel investors are an important source of capital for early stage startups. Without them, many startups would never get beyond the idea phase. However, not all angels are...
Funding
Thursday, December 20, 2012 Ralph Folz - CEO, WordStream
For many new companies, the first few months – and sometimes years – are just focused on getting things off the ground. Creating a solid business model, securing funding...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Dan Katcher - CEO & Founder, Rocket Farm Studios
I did a NEDMA talk recently on how companies can focus marketing efforts through their mobile plans.  The thesis of the talk was that in a world where everyone is accessing...
Technology Trends
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
At the MassTLC unConference event, I was catching up with C.A. Webb, the Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association.  She was recruiting companies...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Providence, R.I.-based Swipely, which offers a cloud-based marketing and payment service, today announced its “Winter ‘13” product release. Founded by serial entrepreneur Angus Davis...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Healy Jones - Vice President of Marketing, OfficeDrop
As the marketing person at a SaaS startup focused on online cloud storage, OfficeDrop, I obviously experiment a lot with email performance, varying subject line, content, design...
Best Practices
Monday, December 17, 2012 Allan Tear - Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Betaspring
An interesting thing is happening: accelerators across the globe are working at their stated goal of massively increasing the number of startups, while also making them more...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, December 14, 2012 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
Last Thursday night, HubSpot’s Dharmesh Shah achieved a distinction that speaks volumes about his standing among members of the Boston tech/innovation...
Expert Advice
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Yesterday, a new fund launched within the local college scene yesterday called RoughDraft.vc.  This fund is backed by General Catalyst but...
Funding