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Monday, April 14, 2014 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
One of the main reasons why the Boston tech scene is thriving has to do with the spider web effect.  Meaning, when employees spider web out of companies (that likely had an exit...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Ben Jabbawy - Founder & CEO, Privy
One of the things I picked up at Oasys, and has now continued with Privy, is the need to surround yourself with a team that challenges you and elevates your game, big time. In an early stage company, each hire needs to carry the weight of 3-4 full time hire responsibilities in order to move the company forward. 
Lessons Learned
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Josh Payne - Founder, Fulfilled.
Sometimes, different ideas from different sources combine in your brain at the same time. Suddenly you have a clearer understanding of a concept  than you ever have had before. This happened to me recently.
Lessons Learned
Monday, March 31, 2014 Izzy Azeri - Co-Founder, Stackdriver
There’s been a lot of attention lately given to sales and marketing metrics for SaaS businesses.  As the co-founder of an early stage SaaS business, I struggled to initially decide which metrics really impact and drive our business.
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Kate Morgan, CEO & Founder, Boston Human Capital Partners
As a follow-up to my conversation with David Skok on How Not To Get Fired as an Executive, I felt compelled to reach out to Mike Volpe to see what makes him so successful...
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
Thursday, March 20, 2014 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I’ve been thinking a lot about the outcome distributions in different circumstances.  The dimensions that I think about are...
Opinions
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
Monday, March 10, 2014 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
iSeeCars, the Woburn-based used car search platform started by Phong Ly and Vineet Manohar, wants to become, in Ly’s words, the “Kayak.com for car search...
Entrepreneurship