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Platforms and Networks: Launching Tech Ventures: Part IV, Readings

Platforms and Networks: Launching Tech Ventures: Part IV, Readings Probably the best collection of serious content for entrepreneurs on the web.  Seriously – I might just stop blogging altogether and refer folks to these posts. Thanks Tom.  HBS students, you MUST take this course. 



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Experience – Thoughts From Ben Siscovick’s Post

Experience – Thoughts From Ben Siscovick’s Post Ben Siscovick at IA wrote a thoughtful post on the value of Experience.  It stemmed from his recent conversation with Fred Wilson.  It’s a good and thoughtful post that I recommend reading, especially for folks who are learning the venture business.  I agree with his statement 100%, and […]


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When and How Should you Hire a Technical Co-Founder?

When and How Should you Hire a Technical Co-Founder? I talked to multiple people this week who are working on interesting projects but lack a strong technical partner to help build their business.  I was going to write a blog post to address this, but then found this really excellent series from Vin Vacanti, one […]


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Jay Parkinson + MD + MPH = a doctor in NYC: Public Health 2.0

<a href="http:// jayparkinsonmd: I’m preparing a talk I’m giving at the Design Academie Eindhoven (just south of Amsterdam) on Wednesday for a conference about “Questioning Time.” I’ll be speaking about health and how it relates to time. Here’s an interesting snippet about added life expectancy in years over time: 1800 – 1840 =… “>Jay Parkinson […]


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The Gong Show: Starting VS Joining

The Gong Show: Starting VS Joining Charlie O’Donnell wrote a post yesterday entitled Changing The Wrong Ratio. He makes many points across the post that tie together well, but I want to pull out one that has been banging around my head for the past week: When there are already so many great startups going […]


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bijan sabet: Teacher Reviews

bijan sabet: Teacher Reviews A few years ago we moved to a different suburb outside of Boston. It made my commute a bit better and the public school system is supposed to be one of the best. The reputation came from a few parents we knew in the town and from various test scores. Our […]


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Startup Marketing Tips from 3 Years at HubSpot

Startup Marketing Tips from 3 Years at HubSpot Mike has done amazing work at HubSpot, creating great inbound traffic for something that just isn’t that sexy (but he makes it so).  Great presentation and learnings. 


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Jeff Bezos: We Are What We Choose

Jeff Bezos: We Are What We Choose communitas: A great speech for his Princeton University – 2010 Baccalaureate remarks.