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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Jo Tango - Partner, Kepha Partners
One of our investors is updating his POV on the VC environment and reached out for my 2 cents. After thinking about it, I would describe my observations of VC with this headline: “steady as she goes.” Here’s why.
Opinions
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners
The 2Q14 VC investment data just released in the MoneyTree Report prepared by the National Venture Capital Association with an assist from PricewaterhouseCoopers and Thomson Reuters details the $13.0 billion invested in 1,114 companies over the last three months.
Entrepreneurship, Funding
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 8, 2014 Viktoras Truchanovicius - CTO, Baked & Branded
You have your idea. You have your investors. You are ready to get started. The last step left is to hire people who will develop your product. As trivial as it might sound, it is probably one of the most important aspects of a successful product.
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 Luke Burns - Partner, Ascent Venture Partners
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) projects 1,606,000 students at the bachelor’s degree level will graduate as the college Class of 2014. This year many of those students will choose to start their own companies, as entrepreneurship has become a popular career option across the United States.
Expert Advice
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
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Pat Kinsel - Venture Partner, Polaris Partners
Market sizing is an incredibly important task for both entrepreneurs and investors. It helps you decide which markets to prioritize and helps you better understand how your application [or someone else’s] is fairing in a particular area.
Expert Advice
Monday, June 16, 2014 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
My friend, Ed Zimmerman, wrote a terrific post for his WSJ blog - "Help Me Help You" - on soliciting him (and others like him) for investor introductions.
Expert Advice