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Friday, April 18, 2014 Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
ABC’s Shark Tank is currently in its 5th season… Most of you entrepreneurs have watched every episode since it began and I’m right there with you. Fortunately for me, I got to take it a step further yesterday thanks to the folks at Workbar.
Entrepreneurship, Profiles
Friday, April 18, 2014 Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network. They all deserve their due, but I want to highlight a few lined up for next week to help you schedule accordingly.
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Carlie Smith - Senior Talent Specialist, OpenView Venture Partners
Most startup founders understand that identifying, hiring, and retaining top talent is the most important component of building and scaling a great business. Those entrepreneurs also typically grasp the significant risk (and cost) associated with making a bad hire. 
Expert Advice
Thursday, April 3, 2014 Gopal Shenoy - Director of Product Management, Care.com
As software product managers, we often deal with cross-functional issues from time to time such as projects that fall behind schedule and now risk making a release, creative designs not ready for implementation, serious production issues that require immediate swats to be released etc.
Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Mike Troiano - Chief Marketing Officer, Actifio
I was at a dinner recently where an accomplished entrepreneur said the brand “didn’t matter.” I almost popped a blood vessel...
Expert Advice
Thursday, March 27, 2014 Christopher Mirabile - Managing Director, LaunchPad Venture Group
You could write a treatise on what makes for a good pitch deck. While we wait for someone to do that, let’s at least cover the basic required contents...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Jim Schuchart - VP of Sales, Privy.
It’s March Madness time, but in the NFL there is no offseason. The Super Bowl is over and that means coaches have time to focus on their playbooks before training camp opens.
Expert Advice
Thursday, March 13, 2014 Alex Cote, CMO & Founder of Cloze
Getting press is often more about being a good listener. If you carve out time to listen you’ll find more opportunities to get to know and engage the writers in your industry...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Patrick Campbell, Co-Founder & CEO of Price Intelligently
Nothing is loved or hated more in the world of marketing than the online survey...
Lessons Learned
Thursday, February 27, 2014 Sheela Subramanian - Global Director of Business Development, Jana
Following months of rumors surrounding a potential Android device in the works, Nokia unveiled its first ever Android smartphones at Mobile World Conference today in Barcelona...
Technology Trends