Startup Strategy
Time to focus on your company exit strategy?
Global venture capital seems in tough shape at the moment, with a lot of capital deployed over the last decade...
by Scott Maxwell
Tech Trends
Zipcar Continues To Make Noise
If you live in Boston, New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, or even London, you've probably seen cars driving by you...
by Glenn Michael
Product
What is a Profitable Distribution Model?
As growth venture capital investors, we look for companies that can scale with capital efficiency. The first key requirement for...
by Firas Raouf
Tech Trends
Don’t Waste Your CRM Dollars
One thing that makes sales unique from other departments in an organization is that it is probably the easiest to...
by Ori Yankelev
Startup Strategy
What's your name?
I had a pretty hard time figuring out what to name this blog. I learned that the blog software we...
by Vlad Djuric
Startup Strategy
Its Budget Time!
The goal of a budget is to realistically create a picture of the short term (1 year) expected revenue and expenses...
by Kobie Fuller
Tech Trends
Artificial Scarcity Does NOT Get You Artificial Customers
In a post yesterday about the necessity and benefits of ‘friction’, Seth Godin circled around the basic economic concept of...
by Elizabeth
Startup Strategy
Strategic & Operational CFOs in Demand
Recruiters from Korn/Ferry International, Heidrick & Struggles, and Russell Reynolds at last week's CFO Rising West panel all indicated that strategic and...
by Cynthia Mignogna
VC Insights
"Surefire" Capital - safe is NOT boring
Venture capital, sometimes, has a pretty negative connotation. Some of the critiques are true (the main one being that venture capital...
by Jillian Mirandi
Tech Trends
Staying up-to-date with the latest in the Software world
Making sense of the software and technology industry As an expansion stage venture capital firm, the team at OpenView is...
by Tien-Anh Nguyen
Startup Strategy
Focus One of the Keys for Success in Software Companies
In my first blog I touched on strategy as one of the keys for success in software companies. As a...
by George Roberts
Startup Strategy
Starting a new role in Business Development and Lead Generation for a Venture Capital firm in Boston
Having now worked for an Expansion Stage Venture Capital firm as a Business Development Specialist for just over two months, I...
by Eric Winn