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Thursday, March 5, 2015 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
About a year ago, Nancy and I were spending some time with Hardi Meybaum and his family.  Hardi is the founder of our portfolio company GrabCAD which was acquired recently by Stratsys.
Lessons Learned
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Conventional wisdom suggests that the most important metrics for a startup - such as unit economics, cost of acquisition, lifetime value, churn rates - typically get better with time.
Lessons Learned
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners
The 4Q14 venture industry fundraising data (compiled by the National Venture Capital Association) were just released which always makes me sit up straight and take notice – it’s kind of an industry scorecard.
Technology Trends
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Kate Morgan - CEO & Founder, Boston Human Capital Partners
“How long do you think it will take to hire someone?” 
Expert Advice
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Mike MacKeen - Managing Director, Bulger Partners
What is in store after a transformational year in 2014?
Technology Trends
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
As an early stage investor, should you pay up for team or traction?
Expert Advice
Monday, December 29, 2014 Matt Fates - Partner with Ascent Venture Partners
In our last blog post , we referenced an IDG study suggesting that in the past two years, the percentage of enterprises with either applications or infrastructure running in the cloud has gone from just 12 percent to an enormous 69 percent. This post will discuss why.
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Matt Fates - Partner with Ascent Venture Partners
With last month’s sold out AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas and the jam-packed media frenzy around cloud industry announcements, it’s clear that “the cloud” continues to drive enormous PR and marketing spend.
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Monday, December 22, 2014 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
Auctions are curious things. Moreover, the mere perception of being in an auction is more than enough to inject fear into a discussion.
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Thursday, December 4, 2014 Jeremy Halpern - Partner & Director of Business Development, Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP
Slowly but surely, early stage investors and entrepreneurs in the greater Boston area are opting for financing mechanisms developed on the West Coast in lieu of traditional convertible notes.  In particular, Simple Agreements for Future Equity, or “SAFEs"...
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