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Thursday, November 6, 2014 David Beisel - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
With plenty of resources available for entrepreneurs about how to craft an effective pitch deck for raising seed-stage capital from VCs, often what’s left out are some of the tactical components of an initial meeting.
Expert Advice
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Adam Berrey - CEO & Co-Founder, Curoverse
If you ask most entrepreneurs what’s important to them as they build a company, the top three answers will include “creating a great culture.”
Entrepreneurship
Monday, July 21, 2014 Lee Hower - Partner & Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
One of our portfolio companies, Plastiq, announced yesterday that they raised a $10M Series B led by Khosla Ventures and are planning to move their headquarters from Boston to San Francisco.
Entrepreneurship, Opinions
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 Sean Marsh - Co-Founder and General Partner, Point Judith Capital
I commented on a piece recently in the Boston Business Journal regarding what successful entrepreneurs and technology executives are doing with their wealth and how this impacts...
Opinions
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Investors love to give advice. Even more so if they are board members or major investors. It’s part of our “value add”. 
Expert Advice
Friday, May 23, 2014 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Everyone knows that nobody gets consumer in Boston. If you want to invest in the next great consumer company, you better be in Silicon Valley or New York. It’s just a given.
Opinions
Thursday, April 24, 2014 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
Not sure why, but over the last few years, quite a few people I know took on EIR roles at various VC firms in both the East Coast and in Silicon Valley.  Overall, there are positives and negatives to being an EIR.  The positives are kind of obvious...
Entrepreneurship, Opinions
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 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