I have started to worry that instead of being in the press box for a Major League Baseball game, all of us who observe and cover the Boston tech scene are instead sitting in the aluminum bleachers of a Little League match that will end with a 24-19 score, and all of the players getting a trophy.
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This is a guest post by Lee Hower of Boston venture capital firm NextView Ventures.
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Last year, the Boston tech community and a large number of local venture capitalists created a unique event as a reaction to a growing number of groups coming to Boston and New England and charging startups to pitch their companies.
The result was Unpitch, which is being held again this year on June 24 at Communispace. Read More