Thursday, February 9, 2012
Most product demos are disastrous. I’ve gone through more trainwrecks
than I would care to have, and thought I’d share some of my scars and
random learnings on the topic...
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
As many fellow non-technical folks know, it’s not easy selling an
engineer on building a product that’s not their own. To remedy this
situation, many people (including myself) have...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Opinions
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
I recently had coffee with a friend and former colleague whom I met
working at Google. We’ll call him Jake. Jake now works in education, at a
premier music and arts school outside...
Best Practices, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Monday, February 6, 2012
On the eve of the historic Facebook IPO roadshow, I spent some time looking at the 4Q11 IPO data (courtesy of Campton Private Equity Advisors)
this weekend. VC’s everywhere are...
Friday, February 3, 2012
I am often asked “what is new and exciting” by pretty much anyone that
knows what I do for a living. And it is a great question that I relish
answering – usually. Of late, however...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Opinions, Technology Trends
Thursday, February 2, 2012
What’s wrong with the Facebook IPO? The fact that the Company is
coming Public at $70 Billion or hgher valuation. That means the Public,
your average Joe, has to wait until the...
Opinions, Success Stories
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
We’ve been developing Smarterer for the better part of a year now, quietly building a platform that uses crowd-sourced questions to validate peoples’ social and professional skills. Like many...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Innovation, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The view from the fourth floor of the American Twine
building is impressive—not so much...
Monday, January 30, 2012
Welcome to the Grasshopper Office Tour! Grasshopper moved into their custom renovated office space...
Friday, January 27, 2012
At NextView Ventures, we have a number of companies in our portfolio
which are “marketplace” businesses, where buyers and sellers meet to
exchange a good...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Technology Trends