April 22, 2014

Not sure why, but over the last few years, quite a few people I know took on EIR roles at various VC firms in both the East Coast and in Silicon Valley.  Overall, there are positives and negatives to being an EIR.  The positives are kind of obvious: A reasonable paycheck to work off of while […]

April 14, 2014

There was great news yesterday in the MA entrepreneurial community when Governor Patrick proposed sweeping legislation to ban companies from enforcing non-compete agreements.  I’m really excited about this, and think that it will have a big impact.  But just as important in my mind is a proposal that was introduced to allow international entrepreneurs to […]

April 8, 2014

I was as surprised as the next person to hear today that Fred Destin was going to be leaving Atlas to return home to the UK with his family. I’m sure it was a tough decision, but one I can understand given someone who has lived abroad for most of his life. Even though Fred […]

March 26, 2014

(This is a guest post from Jay Acunzo, NextView’s director of platform and community and our newest team member.) This post is about new beginnings, specifically mine as director of platform at NextView (about which I’m unbelievably excited). But I want to focus on goodbyes for a second. Have you ever received a farewell note, […]

March 16, 2014

I’ve been thinking a lot about the outcome distributions in different circumstances.  The dimensions that I think about are: 1. What’s the cost of attempting something? 2. What’s the probability that an individual attempt is successful? 3. Whats the probability that the aggregate outcome of various attempts is successful overall? In venture capital, the cost […]

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