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  • Don’t Celebrate Failure, Celebrate Learning and Perseverance November 26, 2014 Nate Lentz
    I recently read the New York Times article about the conferences celebrating failure and I had to laugh.  It reminded me of the line from Jon Stewart’s unforgettable tribute to Bruce Springsteen:  “An …
  • Keeping Score: Entrepreneurs Should Stop Focusing on Capital Raised and Focus on SaaS Metrics November 12, 2014 Nate Lentz
    I am writing this on an Amtrak train returning from the last board meeting of the third quarter earnings season.  I sit on a bunch of boards and am an observer on several more.  This cycle there were …
  • Hospitals Are Still Stuck In An Analog Age October 7, 2014 Sean Dowling
    Recently my wife and I welcomed our first child into the world.  In addition to the general excitement (if not frequent bewilderment) that comes with being a new parent, his birth of course led me to …
  • Two CEO Letters (Plus a Corollary) September 10, 2014 Nate Lentz
    There is a story full of business wisdom that is one of my favorites.   It has many variations but a common one goes something like this: A new CEO walks into his office for the first time and finds t …
  • They Are Coming to Philadelphia August 28, 2014 Nate Lentz
    We recently invested in Sidecar, a Philly-based e-commerce marketing solutions company.  Great company, great team, and an awesome CEO.  While the company is note-worthy in its own right, it is also n …