Category Archives: Innovation

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

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Financing, Founders, Innovation, Start-Ups, Startup | Leave a comment

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

Use Carta for Equity Management. Continue reading

Posted in Analytics, Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurship, Financing, Founders, Innovation, Uncategorized, Venture Funding | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Analytics, Big Data, Entrepreneurship, Financing, Founders, Health Care, Information Technology, Innovation, Start-Ups, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Founders, Innovation, Patents, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Congrats to the team @ PillPack

I’m thrilled for my friends TJ and Elliot at PillPack on their announcement today with Amazon. From the moment I met TJ and Elliot back in 2013 – I believed that if anyone was going to reinvent pharmacy it was going to be … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Founders, Health Care, Information Technology, Innovation, Start-Ups, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Maxwell Health acquired by Sun Life Financial

Congrats to Veer, Vinay and the entire team at Maxwell Health on their acquisition by Sun Life. https://www.xconomy.com/boston/2018/06/04/sun-life-financial-buys-maxwell-health-to-ease-insuring-buying/

Posted in Health Care, Information Technology, Innovation, Start-Ups, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

from the files : Trilogy/pcOder

Going through my old files/spring cleaning and turned up a bunch of old Trilogy/pcOrder.com stuff.  Thought that Trilogy/pcOrder alums would get a kick out of these.

Posted in Enterprise Software, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Information Technology, Innovation, Start-Ups, Uncategorized, Venture Funding | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Koa Labs : The Next Chapter

Over the past 5+ years I’ve been working hard to help develop founder culture in Cambridge/Boston ecosystem. Thanks to my wife Amy for supporting my seemingly never ending startup addiction – she’s an amazing partner and soul mate.  As I … Continue reading

Posted in Analytics, Big Data, Diversity, Enterprise Software, Entrepreneurship, Financing, Founders, Health Care, Information Technology, Innovation, Life Sciences, Start-Ups, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Incredible milestone for Upstart #proudseedinvestor

Today Upstart announced that it had received the FIRST “no action letter” from the CFPB.  Details are in Dave’s post here.  This is an incredible moment for consumer lending as the future of the industry hinges on the responsible use … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Start-Ups, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tamr & GE

I’m truly thrilled by the work that we’ve been doing @ Tamr with GE. Summary of the latest and greatest @ Tamr blog here. The winds of change are blowing strong in enterprise data and analytics space. I’m very excited … Continue reading

Posted in Analytics, Big Data, Enterprise Software, Entrepreneurship, Founders, Health Care, Information Technology, Innovation, Start-Ups, Uncategorized, Venture Funding | Leave a comment