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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
Last week's successful IPO of e-commerce giant Wayfair (market cap $3B) and this week's impending IPO of Hubspot (if it prices in the range, market cap $600m) has many in the Boston tech community celebrating. 
Lessons Learned
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Allie Rees - Sr. Digital Media Strategist, Lois Paul & Partners
As social lovers and marketers, we all knew there would come a time when our favorite social platforms would find themselves answering to their investors. That’s just the way it is.
Expert Advice
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 David Van Horne - Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP
Five Useful Tips for Undergraduate Entrepreneurs. At Founders Workbench, we talk to a lot of entrepreneurs who have plans to start their own business.
Expert Advice
Monday, September 8, 2014 Jay Acunzo - Director of Platform, NextView Ventures.
“Just create great content.”  You hear this all the time today in support of different ideas and philosophies that comprise the modern marketing world, and really the business world in general.
Expert Advice
Thursday, September 4, 2014 Jeff Bussgang - General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners
According to Webster’s Dictionary, the word “programmatic” was first used in the late 19th century.  Despite its long tenure in our lexicon, the word was an obscure one until recently.  If you aren’t familiar with it yet, if it hasn’t permeated your corner of the business universe, just wait.
Expert Advice
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Bilal Zuberi - Partner, Lux Capital
I shared two other thoughts that often come to my mind when I think of advice for less experienced entrepreneurs...
Entrepreneurship, Lessons Learned
Friday, August 8, 2014 Michael Greeley - General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners
The National Venture Capital Association released the 2Q14 fundraising data a few weeks ago which makes for fascinating reading when compared to the 2Q14 VC investing data.
Entrepreneurship, Funding
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 Nabeel Hyatt - Venture Partner, Spark Capital
It catches many founders by surprise, but one of the hardest pitches to a venture capital firm is actually the pitch to your current investors.
Entrepreneurship, Expert Advice
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