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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
Friday, August 3, 2012 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
We met with some of our large investors recently, and one of them mentioned: “VC is a trust business.”  He was saying that he trusted us.  I’ve been thinking...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, August 2, 2012 Andy Palmer & Mike Stonebraker - Serial Entrepreneurs
Ok, you have the #1 requirement for starting a company:  a good idea that’s commercializable. Now, what’s the best way to get the money...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding
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