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Fundraising Explained: Implementing Your Early-Stage Financing Needs

Quantifying The Data: Trends in Series A Fundraising

Launching Your App in The App Store - Step 5: Plan the Launch Day

Step 5: Plan the Launch Day

Launching Your App in The App Store - Step 4: Localizing & Internationalizing Your App

Step 3: Get Your Promo Codes and Referral Links Ready

Launching Your App in The App Store - Step 3: Get Your Promo Codes and Referral Links Ready
Launching Your App in The App Store - Step 2: Stop Coding, Start Writing

Step 2: Stop Coding, Start Writing

Launching Your App in The App Store - Step 1: Build Some Anticipation

Step 1: Build Some Anticipation

Fundraising Explained: Implementing Your Early-Stage Financing Needs

If you thought the dollar-value parameters for raising a Seed round were volatile, you were right. For the Series A round, take that volatility and place it into a logarithmic scale.

How startups can best plan to expand their websites as they grow and change – Part 2

How do you know which platforms and technology to use for the development of new web assets?

Fundraising Advice: Shop for Values

A group with aligned values can stay united and overcome challenges...

Writing Advice for Engineers

For most people the hardest part about writing is getting started. You know what you want to say but when you sit down to write, nothing comes out.

How Startups Can Best Plan to Expand Their Websites as They Grow and Change

How should you develop a website that can easily and (somewhat) effortlessly grow with you?

The Importance Of A One-Page Resume

One important characteristic I look for in potential employees is the ability to express their thoughts concisely...

How to Build Diverse Teams and Create Inclusive Work Environments

To foster diversity and inclusivity in your own workplace first figure out what diversity means to your organization and teams...

Fundraising Explained Part II: The Seed Round

Let's introduce you to the workhorse of the startup fundraising cycle: the Seed round...

Raising Growth Capital? Use A Banker

Smart companies are adapting as the growth capital market has evolved

Jules Pieri’s One Rule for Making Big Decisions

For Jules Pieri, the process of making a tough decision requires one essential step: the firm and deliberate conviction to abandon all regrets about the potential consequences of that decision.

Three Ways the Suburbs are Meeting the Needs of Growing Technology Companies

Boston’s Innovation District and neighboring Kendall Square are traditionally thought of as hubs for technology companies and startups, and for good reason.

Women In Tech: Advice and Inspiration from Leaders in Boston Tech and Venture

It’s time we show off the rockstar women in Boston that have been making waves in our ecosystem for years. It’s time to shine a light on the women that are in line to lead the way as the next influencers in Boston – gender aside.

Checklist for an Irresistible Employment Brand

It’s a candidate’s market, and once again, tech companies are increasingly finding themselves in highly competitive situations when it comes to attracting and retaining top talent.

Going global early – a risk or winning strategy?

For most start-ups it has traditionally been considered too risky and difficult to broaden beyond the domestic market in the early years.

Why Do Companies Invest in Business Development and Partnerships?

The “Wrong” Way and the “Right” Way to do Biz Dev

PR 101: Tactics and Strategies for a First Time Founder

When thinking through your new startup’s PR plan, it is important to first identify a strategy for long term success...

What is the Difference Between a Corporate Board and an Advisory Board?

There is a lot of confusion amongst new entrepreneurs on the subject of advisory boards versus corporate boards of directors.

The Essence of Branding

How to build a powerful customer experience around a single, simple idea.

How to Find Out What People Are Really Thinking

We know---and research supports---that diverse points of view lead to better financial and business outcomes. But how does one cut through reticence to prompt the real answers?

How to Think about Branding During a Merger or Acquisition

Mergers and acquisitions are hard. They are complicated... Yet there is one element that is often overlooked or at least under-looked: Branding.

VC Partner Sweet Spot: The Always-Sometimes-Never Rules for Pitching the Right Investor

For entrepreneurs setting out to raise a round of VC financing, with some diligent research, it’s reasonably straightforward to put together a list of target firms to pitch.

Scaling Globally while in Startup Mode

There comes a time – typically early on – where most viable startups face a critical decision: where, when and how to expand internationally.

5 Personality Traits Of Successful Startup Employees

Seeking the thrill and excitement of a new or evolving career in a fast-growing company, young professionals are flocking to work in startup roles. But, startup life isn’t suited for everyone.

Big Results on Small Marketing Budgets

You launch your business, put out a magazine ad in a trade publication or local television, and wait for the money to roll in. Nothing happens.