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  • Beyond Talent July 21, 2017 Nate Lentz
    I was in a board meeting with a new portfolio company yesterday and they started the meeting with two slides that they use to start every meeting at the company.  The first slide was a simple values s …
  • Seller Beware June 19, 2017 Nate Lentz
    Term sheets and letters of intent are non-binding except often for confidentiality clauses and lock-ups.  This means the buyer can walk away – for any reason.  Remember this and plan accordingly. In a …
  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners Needs Your Help June 16, 2017 Nate Lentz
    Ben Franklin may have said “a penny saved is a penny earned,” but if the choice is between giving money to Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority or taking away 50% of their funding as the curr …
  • Technology Innovation Along the Education to Employment Pathway – Part III March 31, 2017 Sean Dowling
    This is Part III of a series of posts related to how technology is enabling a re-imagination of the education to employment pathway.  Part II highlighted a few companies redefining to how skills and c …
  • Technology Innovation Along the Education to Employment Pathway – Part II March 29, 2017 Sean Dowling
    In my previous post, I laid the groundwork for a discussion of how technology is enabling a re-imagination of the education to employment pathway.  This post will highlight a few companies and approac …