In November, MassTLC (Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council) hosted its annual Innovation unConference at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. I was fortunate to attend the event and learned a lot that I’d like to share. In order to continue sustaining innovation in Massachusetts, we need to inspire younger people to start companies and to lead those […]
How IBM and Cisco are Leading the Pack Little by little, companies have been improving and creating technologies that give employees the luxury of ditching their office chairs and working on the move. These companies have quickly built traction, but the need for additional technology and resources in this industry has gone unnoticed. So when […]
Goals Drive Success, but Metrics Drive Goals In a previous post I wrote about the challenges B2B SaaS companies face in successfully building and delivering mobile products. Now it’s time to put it to test. Many of today’s founders have acknowledged the importance of a mobile platform, and despite the challenges associated with driving adoption, […]
Let’s take a look under the hood: What the New Relic’s S-1 reveals about the SaaS company’s key drivers of growth Together with David Skok and Pacific Crest, our team recently completed a comprehensive financial benchmarking survey of the SaaS industry. Besides providing a rich dataset that’s spurred a lot of discussion around SaaS metrics, […]
At this point, it’s difficult to recall what things were like pre-Sheryl Sandberg. These days, hardly a week goes by without something reigniting the discussion about the work that we, as women, need to be doing to get ahead. Work harder. Do more. Speak up. Lean In. If you hadn’t heard of the Grace Hopper […]
Will computers in the workplace ever become obsolete? Pretty unlikely in the short term, but there is tremendous opportunity for mobile applications to improve work processes. For consumers, mobile has become everything. The success of consumer facing companies started today depends either highly or solely on their mobile strategy, experience, and user base. And while […]
To get the full story behind what made Twitch such a hot acquisition target, you have to go back to the launch of Justin.tv in 2007, the same year Netflix released its streaming video service to the world.
What does it really take for a town to grow into a hot startup scene? Entrepreneur and investor Sam Decker reveals the factors he thinks make up the DNA of a tech hotbed.
By bringing companies a solution that solves their back-end web needs, Pantheon is leveling the playing field and changing the game.
Last week, Musk announced that, moving forward, Tesla’s patents are effectively open source. Find out what startups can learn from the bold patent strategy gamble.