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

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#proud

Last week I received this email from my friend Rana El Kaliouby – the Co-Founder/CEO at Affectiva  : “Dear Andy, I just hosted a dinner for female founders, CEOs and investors, which was awesome! Half way through our conversation, we … Continue reading

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Christopher Ahlberg : Old Man

Over the past 30 years, I’ve had a chance to work with some amazing entrepreneurs – many of whom have become great friends.  One of the best I’ve ever known (entrepreneur and friend) is Christopher Ahlberg. Christopher’s 50th birthday today … 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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Another step closer to patent troll reform

Thanks to all who have supported S.2622. Late last night the Mass Legislature passed the anti-troll legislation as part of the Economic Development Bill! Thanks to Senator Eric Lesser for his amazing work shepherding this bill through the legislative process. This is … Continue reading

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