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Leading expansion-stage B2B venture firm grows team in order to broaden its ability to discover, engage and deliver value to the world’s best enterprise software companies Boston, MA — May 19, 2015 – OpenView Venture Partners announced today the addition of three new team members, Kelsey Heavey, Allie Letourneau and Gail Axelrod. The three, who […]

  We’re excited to bring you The Emerging Tech Roundup, a new podcast series launched in partnership with Boston-based Blue Hill Research. Each month, my co-host James Haight and I will be joined by industry experts and thought leaders shaping the future of business through emerging technology. We’ll discuss where technology is headed and how it impacts businesses […]

We’re very pleased to announce that Signpost, an OpenView portfolio company, has raised an additional $20.5 million in equity financing led by Georgian Partners with participation from OpenView, Spark Capital, Scout Ventures, and the Launch Fund. Signpost provides cloud-based marketing and customer engagement software to help local companies power and grow their businesses. New financing […]

Have you ever been to a conference where a presentation impacts you to the point of insanity? You can’t get it out of your head. The sound bites, charts, imagery, and style are captivating. It’s happened to me only a couple of times. The first was listening to Mike Lazerow present his “Science of Weird” presentation. It […]

I recently read a post on TechCrunch from NextView’s Jay Acunzo about how “Director of Platform” is the hot new title in VC and why, going forward, it will allow investors to differentiate their value beyond capital. I agree with Jay’s core point, and I wholeheartedly welcome any VC embracing this approach — but I’d […]