Category: techstars

  • What Backgrounds Will Make Great Startup Founders in the Future?

    Artists have always been at the forefront of innovation and creativity. They are often able to see the world in a different way and come up with new ideas that change the way we live.

  • From Grocery Stores to Supermarkets: A Look at the Evolution of Food Shopping

    From Grocery Stores to Supermarkets: A Look at the Evolution of Food Shopping

    Do you remember going to the grocery store with your parents when you were a kid? It was probably a pretty different experience than going to the supermarket today. In this blog post, we will take a look at the evolution of food shopping from 1950 to present day. You might be surprised at some of the changes that have taken place!

  • The Rise of the SPAC: A Look at What’s Happened in the Past 18 Months

    I’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of firms, individuals and other groups in various stages of SPAC transactions, so I thought I would share my insights on what’s happened in the market over this time period.

  • 3 Books to Read if You’re Thinking About Starting a Company: Why They’re Important

    If you’re thinking about starting a company, it’s important to read up on the topic. Books are a great way to learn about company building, and there are a few that I recommend reading if you’re just starting out.

  • A New Journey Has Begun…

    A New Journey Has Begun…

    I explored a number of areas that I’m passionate about but nothing has the ongoing and potential environmental, health, and community impact of food.  The past 12 years working to transform the food supply chain has equipped me to question the fundamental assumptions of the current system.

  • Dharmesh Shah has OnStartups….

    I’ve Got CarFreeBrad & I love it! As a fan of Hubspot from a product/customer perspective, I’ve thought about Dharmesh’s founding story quite a few times, about how Hubspot got started partially out of his experience with his blog Onstartups while a student in Boston.  Recently, I got to hear him tell the story at […]

  • 2013 in review- Not Bad for 6 mths!

      Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,400 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the complete report.

  • My Unexpected Life….

    As you well know, my post writing frequency has dropped off dramatically but I WILL NOT apologize for that.  Sure I’ve gotten some feedback from people missing my witty internal dialoque being broadcast for the world to read but I’ve also had a lot of support from people that are happy to see me not […]

  • It’s BACK! A real post & HUBWAY!

    It’s been a whirlwind few weeks with Freight Farms joining the TechStars family.  If you’re not familiar with Techstars, don’t worry you’re not alone, but it’s what you might call “Kind of a Big Deal”.  Without going into, because I’m exhausted after this week, I’ll simply say I can see why they crank out winners. […]

  • Where? Doing What?

    Freight Farms is honored to have joined the family at Techstars Boston last week and we’ve already made major progress. But an issue I saw coming has become more pressing. I don’t know if it’s the reality or the reaction, that is driving a higher level of urgency. My best guess is a mix of […]