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Friday, January 27, 2012 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
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
Thursday, January 26, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Welcome to the latest installment of Octane, our Q&A series with local entrepreneurs.  Today, we have Joe Cronin, the President & Founder...
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned, Success Stories
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
On the heels of the fundraising data for 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the NVCA released the 4Q 2011 and full year VC investment data. It was yet another year when VC’s...
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Dan Katcher - Co-Founder, Rocket Farm Studios
The stories at CES this week were many, but the biggest one was our friend, the TV.  The magnitude of the CES show is stunning: 150k attendees striding through the bright lights...
Technology Trends
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Larry Kim - Founder and CTO, WordStream
On the heels of Google’s “disappointing” earnings announcement last Thursday – they generated a whopping $37.9 billion in revenues in 2011 – we conducted our own analysis to...
Technology Trends
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