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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
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
Thursday, June 12, 2014 Michael Capuucci - CEO & Founding Partner, Baked & Branded
The founders here at Baked & Branded stumbled, again, upon a TED video that we had watched years ago that has influenced, tremendously, the ways in which we view brand positioning for our clients, and ourselves.
Expert Advice, Opinions
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
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Thomas McHugh - Attorney, Rubin and Rudman, LLP
Non-compete agreements, also known as covenants not to compete, are contracts between an employer and employee pursuant to which employment, business, and other professional...
Expert Advice
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
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Ryan E. Thomas - Attorney, Goodwin Procter LLP
Naming a business, designing a logo, writing a company slogan; there are many elements involved in building a company brand, and many of these elements can, and should, be trademarked.
Expert Advice
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Matt Douglas - Founder and CEO, Punchbowl.com
Dharmesh Shah recently wrote a blog post about the lessons of entrepreneurship that he wants to teach his son called “12 Things I Want to Teach my Toddler about Work.”  It was a neat post which offered his typically pithy insights, with the twist that it was directed at his three-year-old son.
Lessons Learned