VentureFizz Stories

4433 Matching Stories
By: Rob Go | February 24, 2010

The Lean Startup movement isn’t terribly new, but the level of hype is reaching pretty significant levels. The contrarian in me is always a little wary when anything gets overly hyped. To be clear, I really really like the concepts of the lean startup and customer development. I’d recommend any entrepreneur...

By: Coach Wei | February 23, 2010

This is my 2nd post in the “Geek’s Guide” series about all the things that entrepreneurs hate to do, are not good at doing them, but have to do them anyway. These things include office space (My first post is on this topic), legal, HR, administration, banking, accounting, insurance, payroll, etc. I am...

By: Keith Cline | February 23, 2010

oneforty's Founder - Laura Fitton (@pistachio) was a participant on last Friday's Gillmor Gang / Real-time segment on building43. Hosted by Steve Gillmor, this episode also includes Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, and Andrew Keen. Laura gives an update on oneforty and the recent round of...

By: Jeff Bussgang | February 22, 2010

A few weeks ago, Fred Wilson posted a presentation he delivered on What Makes the NYC Start-Up Scene Special. I was inspired to deliver a similar presentation to a group of Harvard Business School students who are interested in entrepreneurship in Boston. There's been a lot of chatter in the...

By: David Cancel | February 21, 2010

My advice for those starting a new company: Stay virtual as long as possible. One thing we did get right at Lookery was minimizing our infrastructure which let us focus our energy and cash on getting our product to market — fast. We’re following a similar model at my new startup, Performable. So far there are three...

By: Keith Cline | February 21, 2010

In case you haven't already heard, the Blog section on VentureFizz got a makeover! It is now called Voices and it features full length entries from guest bloggers... primarily venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and subject matter experts. To help get things kicked off...

By: David Skok | February 18, 2010

This blog post looks at the high level goals of a SaaS business and drills down layer by layer to expose the key metrics that will help drive success. Metrics for metric’s sake are not very useful. Instead the goal is to provide a detailed look at what management must focus on to drive a successful SaaS business. For...

By: Keith Cline | February 17, 2010

We receive a tremendous amount of feedback from our readers and followers about how we can make VentureFizz better. The most requested feature is to add full length blog content on our site. The original layout for the Blogs section on VentureFizz was an aggregation of blogs that we...

Pages