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Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Business incubators and entrepreneurial education are catching on at college campuses across the country, and Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. is no exception. Each term...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
In the wake of the Pinterest round valuing the company at $1.5B from the Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten, it is hard not to notice that social and ecommerce have...
Lessons Learned, Opinions, Technology Trends
Monday, July 23, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Last week the National Venture Capital Association (where I am on the Executive Committee) and Thomson Reuters announced the 2Q12 fundraising data for venture firms...
Funding, Innovation, Lessons Learned
Friday, July 20, 2012 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
Last week I wrote about some of the common factors that have led great VC firms to stumble or even fade from existence entirely.  I wanted to follow-up with some...
Funding, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Thursday, July 19, 2012 Larry Kim - Founder and CTO, WordStream
If you use Google search (and who doesn’t), you may have noticed that sponsored results (pay-per-click, or PPC, ads) have been taking over more and more of the search...
Expert Advice, Technology Trends
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Andy Palmer & Jim McHugh - Entrepreneurs / Advisors
Between us, my long-time friend (and fellow blogger) Andy Palmer and I have started a lot of companies. We also advise many other companies and look at even more pitches from...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Dave Balter - Founder & CEO, BzzAgent
Everywhere you turn these days, you find an angel investor. Aside from those who have always invested small amounts of cash in startups, more and more venture...
Best Practices, Funding, Lessons Learned
Monday, July 16, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Kickstarter.com, the crowdfunding platform that raises money to support creative projects, has proven wildly...
Expert Advice, Funding, Lessons Learned
Friday, July 13, 2012 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
“Seems niche.  How many people want to tell everyone randomly what they’re doing and how many really want to look at it?”  - My entry for Twitter, as recorded in early 2007...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Innovation
Thursday, July 12, 2012 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
I happen to be fascinated by the history of the VC industry, and one of the things we discussed at a recent offsite are the common threads behind the rise and fall of great...
Entrepreneurship, Funding, Innovation