MITX Start-Up Clinic Off to a Good Start

The MITX Start-Up Clinic kicked off Thursday with a session titled Business Models and Cost Efficiencies. It was hosted by Doug Levin, past CEO of Black Duck Software, and Stanley Doleberg previously at Forrester, who both recently co-founded Precipice Consulting. The startup founders in attendence ran the gamut both in age brackets and product offerings.Continue reading “MITX Start-Up Clinic Off to a Good Start”

The VC Model is Broken, Several Perspectives

There has been a lot of chatter in the blogshpere about the VC model being broken. Adeo Ressi of theFunded, kicked off the recent discussion with his presentation at HBS. The telling slide from the presentation is #13 showing more money going into the VC model than coming out. Fred Wilson from Union Square VenturesContinue reading “The VC Model is Broken, Several Perspectives”

Change is in the air for old guard Boston area VC’s

I just got wind of a new start up funding by a couple of venerable Top Tier Boston VC’s that blew my socks off. These are old school Communications infrastructure, Enterprise software kind of guys with Midas Touch rankings. They just ponied up on a round for a new company in a market that wouldContinue reading “Change is in the air for old guard Boston area VC’s”