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Tuesday, April 8, 2014 David Skok - General Partner, Matrix Partners
Free trials and freemium products are two of the best ways to sell your product. They help the buyer address key concerns such as...
Best Practices, 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
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
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
A couple years ago, my partner Lee penned a blog post about the milestone benchmarks for startups raising a Series A round of financing.  The five conditions for a Series A...
Expert Advice
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Jim McHugh - Experienced Executive & CEO Coach
Can you state that your senior team and all your employees are clear about their roles and responsibilities...
Expert Advice
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
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Ben Einstein - Managing Director & Co-Founder, Bolt
Ah, the good ole Internet of Things. Its catchy name leads a whole bunch of people to describe it as “the future of the Internet” and other overly-generalized ideas...
Technology Trends
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Chris McMahon - Director of Talent Acquisition, Vistaprint
It takes more than just freezing cold weather to keep recruiters away from a networking event! The Vistaprint Talent Acquisition team recently hosted the first-ever DiscoverTalent14...
Best Practices
Thursday, January 16, 2014 Devon McDonald - Director of Sales & Marketing Support, OpenView Venture Partners
At the expansion stage, it is very easy for teams (of all functional areas) to become incredibly distracted. There are so many shiny objects that can derail teams from focusing...
Expert Advice
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I’ve commonly heard entrepreneurs recite some version of “I don’t want to waste too much time fundraising because it will distract me from building my business, so I’ll only talk...
Expert Advice