Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

10+ Years @ Recorded Future

After 10+ years on the BOD @ Recorded Future I’m thrilled to be handing off my BOD seat to Niloofar Howe. Niloofar is truly an amazing leader in cyber security and a fantastic addition to the Recorded Future BOD. Link … Continue reading

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BOD Compensation @ Startups

I get lots of questions about compensation for BOD members @ startups. I can’t say it much better than Brad Feld in this post. A few additional thoughts: Your BOD works for the company. First time entrepreneurs are sometimes at … Continue reading

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Team Palmer

I was truly moved by this article in Wired last week. As anyone who knows me well will tell you – I think of start-ups as a team sport and my most important teammate is, and will always be, my … Continue reading

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Carta is a “no brainer” for equity & fund management.

Use Carta for Equity Management. Continue reading

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Taming Procurement Data Chaos: A Case Study From Societe Generale

Spend visibility is a foundational need for procurement organizations, but many enterprises struggle to gain this visibility and keep it up-to-date. The notoriously messy nature of spend data and inability of legacy, rules-based technologies to keep up with the pace … Continue reading

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Most entrepreneurs (including myself) are not in their ’20s….

A post by Meredith Somers @ MIT last week here caused me to think about my own entrepreneurial journey.  I had entrepreneurial tendencies early in my career – always trying to emulate my grandfather (reference here) – however I didn’t “co-found” a significant … Continue reading

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Patent Troll Reform Vetoed by Governor Baker – onto next legislative session…

As many of you know by now, Governor Baker vetoed the legislation – bill S.2622 – that would have ensured state protection in MA against patent trolls.  The bill had passed both the House and the Senate. While I am very disappointed … Continue reading

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