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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
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Aaron O'Hearn - Co-Founder, Boston Startup School
Now that we’ve wrapped up the inaugural session of the Boston Startup School and prepare for our next class, I thought I’d take a minute to reflect and share some...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Lessons Learned
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
For salespeople, executives, venture capitalists, and other outbound professionals, managing...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology Trends
Monday, September 17, 2012 Brendan Lynch - Contributor, VentureFizz
Boston startup Yottaa has released the first major overhaul to its product -- the second generation...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation