Startup Strategy
Why the Most Important Success Metric in SaaS is Misleading
  What’s the first metric VCs hunt for in your pitch deck? Easy… committed monthly recurring revenue (CMRR). Everyone knows...
by Blake Bartlett
Founder's Corner
Iterate with Data, Create with Your Gut: A "Classic" Business Opportunity & One Founder's Unconventional Approach
It's safe to say wasting time isn't something Matt Lauzon is familiar with. In 2006, while he was still a...
by Blake Bartlett
Leadership
The Killer Advantage of Vertical SaaS: Sitting Down with Civitas Learning CEO Charles Thornburgh
When Charles Thornburgh decided in 2011 that he wanted to leave his post as a division president for Kaplan, move...
by Blake Bartlett
Founder's Corner
From Reluctant Engineer to Successful Two-Time CEO: Sitting Down with Spredfast CEO Rod Favaron
When Rod Favaron was named the CEO of Lombardi Software in 2002 he was relatively young (38), inexperienced as a CEO,...
by Blake Bartlett
Founder's Corner
From Back-of-the-Napkin to $2.7 Billion Exit: Sitting Down with ExactTarget's Scott Dorsey
Scott Dorsey has had an incredible journey in tech. Starting out with a back-of-the-napkin sketch, he and his co-founders developed...
by Blake Bartlett
At OpenView
OpenView Venture Partners Raises $250 Million for Its Fourth Fund
OpenView Venture Partners announced today that it has successfully completed the fundraising of OpenView Venture Partners IV, L.P., with commitments...
by Blake Bartlett
Startup Strategy
Interviewing Advice for Millennials

From one Millennial to another,  here are my tips on how to nail an interview — including what not to say.

by Blake Bartlett
Portfolio Updates
Why Pantheon is a Website Game-Changer

By bringing companies a solution that solves their back-end web needs, Pantheon is leveling the playing field and changing the game.

by Blake Bartlett
VC Insights
Spread Too Thin? Why VCs Need Focus

Find out why focus is one of the very best qualities entrepreneurs can look for in a VC.

by Blake Bartlett