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Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
The hype over new mail app Mailbox has exploded recently as the waiting list for the app continues to grow. Mailbox has a great feature that makes it possible to...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, February 18, 2013 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
VCs like to give out homework. They won’t call it that, though. But rather they use words like “diligence” and “information requests.” Just like in school, the homework can actually...
Expert Advice
Friday, February 15, 2013 Alex Taussig - Principal, Highland Capital Partners
I graduated from Harvard Business School in the nuclear winter of job seeking: spring of 2009. I remember quite a few of my classmates thinking they were going to “career...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, February 14, 2013 Shaun Johnson - Co-Founder, Boston Startup School
Around Valentine’s Day you tend to see people looking for love everywhere they go. But what about a job they’ll love? At Boston Startup School, we’re playing cupid...
Best Practices
Thursday, February 14, 2013 Fred Destin - Partner, Atlas Venture
There a bold piece by Marc Andreessen in PandoDaily announcing the "death of retail". As an extension to the theme of "software will eat the world" it's smart...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
My first job after business school was serving as a product manager for an Internet commerce software company (Open Market, IPO'96).  Back then, we learned the...
Best Practices
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
Cambridge-based Infinio Systems announced a new round of funding this morning. The $10 million Series A investment brings the company’s total investments to date to $12 million...
Funding
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Foley Hoag LLP today unveiled the first collaborative in Boston’s burgeoning Innovation District, bringing together technology companies, entrepreneurs...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, February 11, 2013 Justin Fossbender - Principal, Connell & Partners
The transition from pre-IPO to a publicly traded company is significant in many areas, including executive compensation levels and practices.  Connell & Partners conducted...
Best Practices
Thursday, February 7, 2013 Greg Rublev - Founder & CEO, LeanWagon
Last week, in a boisterous and packed room at the CIC, the heart of Boston's Kendall square startup epicenter, a group of 130+ product managers got together...
Best Practices