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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
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
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Matt Douglas - Founder and CEO, Punchbowl.com
Like most people, I send dozens of emails a day. Pretty much anything that I work on can be dealt with using email. But is that always the right choice?
Opinions
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Michelle Heath - Founder & CEO, Growth Street Marketing
One of the biggest mistakes I see companies make is deciding that their brand position is set in stone. Done. Final. Never to be changed again.
Expert Advice
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
Monday, June 30, 2014 Kristin Dziadul - Founder, KDMedia
“We should hold this off until fall — no one does this in the summer so let’s start planning at the end of August instead,” said nearly every marketing and product team, ever.
Expert Advice
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
At an early age, Dr. Catherine Havasi had an interest in languages.  She loved to read about the history of languages and how the brain works.  It was this interest and passion that were the early building blocks for where she is today.
Profiles
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
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Dave Gerhardt - Founder, Tech in Boston
"Don’t confuse the story you want to tell about your company with the story that the world will actually understand.” -Mike Troiano, Chief Marketing Officer, Actifio
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
I had the chance to speak with Michael George, who has led many companies to very favorable outcomes. He is currently the CEO of Continuum in Boston, which is on a rocket ship ride...
Profiles