Archives / February, 2010

Watch Out Boston, a Rip Off is Coming to Town (Young Startup Ventures)

Apparently, our work to weed out unscrupulous venture events is not done.  Today, I learned that Boston entrepreneurs will be the next victims to be fleeced out of their cash in order to have the opportunity to pitch to VCs.  To quote my partner Seth: THERE IS NO CIRCUMSTANCE IN WHICH ENTREPRENEURS SHOULD PAY TO…

Why Do I Need Facebook When I Have Twitter?

Lately, I’ve had the “pleasure” of lying in bed (most of the time in traction) recovering from hip surgery.  Given the liberal doses of Percocet and other pain meds, I’ve refrained from doing any work-related emails.  But it’s boring as crap and I can only read so much (poor attention span due to drugs) and…

Organic Motion is Looking for Engineers

One of our portfolio companies, Organic Motion is hiring.  They are a really exciting company right in the middle of our Human Computer Interaction Theme.  In the company’s own words: “Organic Motion is a global leader in the development of breakthrough markerless motion capture and analysis technologies. Our software products utilize state-of-the-art computer vision techniques…

GREAT New Blog – IP Law for Startups

Today, I learned that former classmate of mine at the University of Michigan has started a blog for startups dealing with intellectual property issues. Jill Bowman is a great person and her blog is not only informative, but is also written in her voice, not legalese.  (Her husband says it’s too “girly” but I totally…