There is an arms race going on in the business world similar to that in the sports world.
Everyone wants to be bigger, faster, and stronger in terms of operations, technology, sales and marketing, and revenue. The key to it all is speed. And in business, that doesn't mean being able to run a 40-yard-dash in 4.15 seconds. It means having access to information fast, and, maybe most important, accurately. Read MoreNew AngelsAngel Boot Camp: The Peace Corps for millionaires
Gemvara founder Matt Lauzon, his Dunwello co-founder Matt Brand, and the team at Dunwello have been working since late last year on an employee recognition software product that aims to promote more inter-office positivity and a sense of personal accomplishment that seems to be absent from the modern workplace.
This is a guest post by Lee Hower of Boston venture capital firm NextView Ventures.
The rise of crowdfunding in the last three to five years as a source of capital has been remarkable. Tech startups and potential investors have had greater access to one another than ever before, and beyond the startup world, a broad array of projects have been able to successfully seek capital via crowdfunding. Read MoreAged to Perfection?San Francisco is Cabernet, Boston is Merlot, New York and Los Angeles are Shiraz
Everyone loves Cab Sav!
Merlot, maybe I'll have a glass if there's nothing else, and it will be good, but I never really think about Merlot.
Shiraz ... Give me a cool artsy label and a cheap sticker price, I'm sold.
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