Category Archives: Venture Funding

I’m not a fan of convertible notes…

I’ve been asked for opinions on convertible notes in seed rounds consistently for the past 10+ years.  I’m going to just say it again.  I am NOT a fan of convertible notes in seed rounds – I will always defer to founders wishes … Continue reading

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eShares is a no-brainer

If you are running an early stage company or if you are an employee at an early stage company – I strongly recommend that you have your CFO/Admin folks adopt eShares for equity management.  If you send them the following link – they will … Continue reading

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Tamr, Inc.’s Exciting Growth Continues

I am pleased that Tamr, Inc. concluded a Series B financing round on Friday of this week . Our team has worked hard to achieve its goals and position the company for further growth.  Could not be more proud of colleagues … Continue reading

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Great Institutional Seed Funds in Boston/Cambridge are key to the startup ecosystem

As I talk to entrepreneurs, I am often asked about the best sources of seed funding.  In Boston over the past 10 years (in addition to a great core group of individual super-angels) there are now at least 5+ great … Continue reading

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What’s Up in Boston/Cambridge in 2015

What’s Up in the Boston/Cambridge Innovation Ecosystem in 2015? Everything. The last few years of growth have been great for the Boston-area entrepreneurial community.  Talented company founders (including many first-timers), scientists, engineers, marketers and supporters have productized creative new ideas … Continue reading

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To Infinity and beyond…actually to Constant Therapy

I was having lunch in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in the early 2000’s with my great friend and mentor – Frank Moss. Though we were proud of the companies and products we had built, ultimately we knew a sense of meaningful … Continue reading

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Why Tamr?

Over the past 2+ years, I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to contribute to the Cambridge/Boston start-up ecosystem as a mentor and investor in more than 25 local start-ups (list of investments here).   During that time, my partner and friend, Mike … Continue reading

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