Dave Balter: Sponges and Stones #SVBCEO

Dave Balter, Founder of BzzAgent explains his concept of sponge and stone for entrepreneurs. Sponges are entrepreneurs that constantly seek information. They don’t read Mashable and TechCrunch. They will form a team of mentors, advisers and peers that they can learn from. They will often have heroes as well. They will all read often- it doesn’t matter what as long as they do … Continue reading

Defining Moments: Matt Meeker, Bill Warner, Michael Yavonditte, Israel Ganot #SVBCEO

Matt Meeker Co-Founder of MeetUp, Entrepreneur in Residence at Polaris Ventures of DogPatch Labs NYC tells us about the ups and downs of MeetUp.com. When MeetUp went from “free to fee” he lost 80 percent of his customers and upset a lot of people. He emphasized the support system from his advisors, mentors and staff when times were … Continue reading

Brad Feld’s Keynote at #SVBCEO

What can we do to bring our communities together?

Silicon Valley Bank Tech Startup Party

Message me for details! SVB Tech Startup Summer Party  You’re all in the same boat: No budget. No team. No problem. Come on board The Riverboat at Lewis Wharf for a drink, a laugh, and to make a connection or two. And not to worry, this will not be Gilligan’s 3-hour tour; the boat will … Continue reading

DartBoston and TechStars After Party

  I’m recruiting for this awesome event on June 15. You should definitely come out and join the party. Tickets are cheap and the people are great. See below for details taken from the DartBoston blog:     DartBoston has teamed up with TechStars and many fantastic sponsors such as Rackspace, Microsoft BizSpark, Silicon Valley … Continue reading