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Monday, January 23, 2012 Jon Finegold, Entrepreneur and Startup Executive
On Friday I was able to participate in Facebook's mobile-social hack in Cambridge.  More than 60 developers were in attendance for the all day event with several teams hacking...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Technology Trends
Friday, January 20, 2012 Micah Rosenbloom - CEO, Novophage
As I recently hit the second half of my 30s, I must admit that my views towards entrepreneurship have changed since I launched my first company at 22. Entrepreneurs like myself are...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned, Opinions
Thursday, January 19, 2012 Matt Douglas - Founder and CEO, Punchbowl.com
Five years ago this week, I was part of a small team (me, Sean, Devin and Gerard) that launched MyPunchbowl.com (now Punchbowl.com). The site...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Ted Chan - Founder and CEO, Upward Mobility / Noyo
Recently, I’ve been putting my strategist hat on with regards to tablet ecosystems, both as a management consultant for CSMG, and in deciding where to devote energy as a...
Innovation, Opinions, Technology Trends
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Welcome to the Compete office tour!  Compete moved into snazzy new office space towards the end of last year located at 501...
Office Tours
Friday, January 13, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Checking references is a normal part of the hiring process.  Although they are meaningful, it is unlikely that a candidate is going to give you a set of references that don’t speak...
Best Practices, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Thursday, January 12, 2012 Antonio Rodriguez - General Partner, Matrix Partners
I used to think that, as with Linux and web services in the early part of last decade, Android was going to be the mortar for the Internet of post PC devices— an essential ingredient...
Opinions, Technology Trends
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Dave Broadwin - Partner, Emerging Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag
Last week I had a conversation with an entrepreneur who was confused about option pricing, and no matter how many times I tried to explain it, he never seemed to get his head around...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Arjun Moorthy - VP Business Development, HubSpot
One of the most clichéd interview questions is “what are your strengths and weaknesses.”  Most of us have heard it so many times that we’ve prepared for it extensively.  Often we...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Monday, January 9, 2012 Firas Raouf - Venture Partner, OpenView Venture Partners
Raising from angels has historically been much different than raising from VCs. Angels have tended to be as inexperienced in early stage tech investing as the entrepreneur who’s raising...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Funding