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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Apollo Sinkevicius - COO, Robin
A look at balancing parenthood with the demanding schedule of a startup. One of the common startup myths is that single 20-somethings are the most successful entrepreneurs and that they are the demographic that starts the most companies.
Lessons Learned
Monday, July 28, 2014 Desmond Pieri - COO, Bridj
If what Alexander Graham Bell invented in 1876 was email – and if the technology invented 95 years later was the telephone – the immediacy of a telephone call would have been seen as an improvement over the delayed back-and-forth communication of email.
Opinions
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Jules Pieri - Founder & CEO,The Grommet
When I worked for Meg Whitman at Keds, in a quasi cool-hunter role, I took it upon myself to teach her how I spotted trends.  At the time I was skilled at combining real world observations and traditional media sources to find “white space” we should attack with brand innovations.
Lessons Learned
Thursday, July 10, 2014 Krysta Voskowsky - Community Manager & Events Coordinator, TUGG
If you don’t already know John Simon—co-founder of the GreenLight Fund, Boston venture capitalist with Sigma Prime Ventures, and all-around nice person—you probably should.
Entrepreneurship, Profiles
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Brandon Pindulic - Marketing Coordinator, Wasabi Ventures
Planning for my day-to-day events is not something I do often, and when I do, I want to do it in the quickest, easiest way possible. I’ll put all the time and effort I have into a business...
Technology Trends
Thursday, September 27, 2012 Jules Pieri - Founder and CEO, Daily Grommet
On the Friday that our Rakuten investment closed, It was formally concluded with a simple “the Eagle has landed” email from Yai-yan Sun, the Rakuten USA CFO.  She wrote...
Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Monday, October 17, 2011 Desmond Pieri - Interim CEO
When I was signing up for this year’s unConference, I was reminded how last year’s event was great because of the impromptu breakout sessions where it was fair game to discuss...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Andy Cook - Co-Founder, Rentabilities
Start-ups are hard, but there are a few things that you can do to make your life simpler and give your start-up a better chance of success.  These are lessons I’ve picked up along the way...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Friday, July 22, 2011 Jules Pieri - Founder and CEO, Daily Grommet
People tell me I am a power networker. I don’t see myself that way at all. I secretly prefer a book to a conference, any day. However, when at a business event I make the most...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Lessons Learned
Friday, April 1, 2011 Andy Cook - Co-Founder, Rentabilities
The following post was written by Andy Cook, cofounder of Rentabilities and MassChallenge 2010 $50,000 winner. Having been through the MassChallenge before, Andy...
Best Practices, Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice, Innovation