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Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Greg Rublev - Founder & CEO, LeanWagon
As a typical startup founder I am often faced with difficult situations. Well, “often” is probably an understatement.  ”Always” is more like it.    As Steve Blank said in his Customer Development...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned
Monday, October 1, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
We started VentureFizz over three years ago.  Our goal was to fill a void that was missing at the time.  A community website that focused on the Boston tech scene and a simple resource to keep people plugged in.  Since our launch...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Friday, September 28, 2012 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
This recent article from the Wall Street Journal suggests that there is a “Venture Capital Secret: 3 out of 4 start-ups fail”.  Failure, however, is defined as not returning...
Entrepreneurship, Opinions, Success Stories
Thursday, September 27, 2012 Jules Pieri - Founder and CEO, Daily Grommet
On the Friday that our Rakuten investment closed, It was formally concluded with a simple “the Eagle has landed” email from Yai-yan Sun, the Rakuten USA CFO.  She wrote...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Today, NameMedia launches NameFind, a new tool that...
Entrepreneurship, Technology Trends
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Last week, Boston-based apparel company Zoora announced its relaunch as Bow & Drape, an ecommerce brand that will allow...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Monday, September 24, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
The September 12 announcement about the iPhone 5 release means big business for Apple, of course, but also Boston-based recommerce...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Friday, September 21, 2012 Andy Palmer - Serial Entrepreneur, Advisor, & Investor
Time – and how you use it – is the most important consideration for a Founder.  This is one of the most important lessons I’ve learned in my 20 years as an early...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, September 20, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
After working in real estate for several years (he recently sold his web-based real estate company to Better Homes Realty), Tony...
Innovation, Technology Trends
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Last week, FashionPlaytes announced $5 million in Series B funding from return...
Entrepreneurship, Funding, Innovation