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I’m In Cambridge, Not Boston

Over the last three weeks I’ve had numerous people ask me how my trip to Boston has been going. For a while I corrected them and said “I’m mostly in Cambridge” but gave up. Tonight, after hanging out at the TechStars Boston Mentor evening and program kickoff, I got into a long discussion with a…

Entrepreneurs and #RubyRiot In Boston

If I’ve learned one thing in my life, it’s that nothing is static. Periodically the meme surfaces that “the only place you can create a great software / Internet company is in the bay area.” While I think the bay area is a special place, anyone that knows me knows that I strongly believe there…

What Was The Address of Your First Real Office?

I’m fascinated with first offices.  I’m not talking about the bedroom, the dorm room, the garage, or the apartment.  I’m talking about the first real office.  Here’s mine. Bill Warner took this picture of me standing in front of 875 Main Street in Cambridge, MA last year.  My first real office – for Feld Technologies…

Startups at 351 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, MA

Scott Kirsner had a fun article in Boston.com today titled The Red Line Tour of Innovation in Boston. Several of the stops were regularly hang outs of mine between 1983 and 1995 most notably #10 (Miracle of Science) and #11 (Toscanini’s) but also including #5 (MIT Media Lab), #6 (Muddy Charles Pub), #7 (MIT Lobby…