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George McQuilken
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What Makes The Boston Startup Scene Special? Jeff Bussgang Tells All.
Boston author, professor, and venture
capitalist Jeff Bussgang is perhaps our greatest proponent of the Boston
startup scene. “Every fall, I deliver a presentation at Harvard's iLab, open to
the community, on what makes the Boston startup scene so special” ...
Boston author, professor, and venture capitalist Jeff Bussgang is perhaps our greatest proponent of the Boston startup scene. “Every fall, I deliver a presentation at Harvard's iLab, open to the community, on what makes the B...
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Are You One of the Most Important Investors in Tech? Check the Periodic Table of Tech from CB Insights to Find Out.
Those of us who teach or lecture
regularly are often hard-pressed to identify and explain the key components of the startup
ecosystem.   Undaunted, one analyst has
organized them into what he calls the Periodic Table of Tech .       “With the explosion of p...
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Senscio Sytems Raises $1.5M Seed Round led by eCoast Angels and Walnut Venture Associates
Boxborough,
MA,  -- Senscio Systems, Inc., a healthcare technology startup in Boxborough,
has announced two financings: a $1.5 million Series Seed raise, led by members
of eCoast Angels and Walnut Venture Associates with participation from members
of Golden...
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Forty–five member Angel-led syndicate raises $2.8M for Boston’s ViralGains
ViralGains, a company with a mission
to create authentic relationships between consumers and advertisers through
online video, today announced that the company has raised $2.8 million of a
$3.3 million round of funding. The round was led by Hub Angels ,
wit...
ViralGains, a company with a mission to create authentic relationships between consumers and advertisers through online video, today announced that the company has raised $2.8 million of a $3.3 million round of funding. T...
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Launchpad Leads $1.2M round in Repsy, Creating Croatia to Boston Innovation District Connection
Launchpad Venture Group has just led a $1.2 Million Angel investment round in Repsly ,   a B2B Mobile Cloud solution provider that has recently relocated from
Zagreb, Croatia,   to Boston’s waterfront
Innovation District.   "I have been following and
advisi...
Launchpad Venture Group has just led a $1.2 Million Angel investment round in Repsly,  a B2B Mobile Cloud solution provider that has recently relocated from Zagreb, Croatia,  to Boston’s waterfront Innovation District.  "I ha...
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Is it a boom? VC financing and exits hit record quarterly levels says CB Insights report
Now is the fourteenth
winter of our discontent, made glorious summer not by the software of Sun but by the venture capital database built upon it. Some of the quarter’s highlights are:   The quarter saw $9.99 billion
invested into 880 deals. Things
got busy...
Now is the fourteenth winter of our discontent, made glorious summer not by the software of Sun but by the venture capital database built upon it. Some of the quarter’s highlights are:   The quarter saw $9.99 billion investe...
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Angel Round Sizes and Valuations Rising Says New HALO Report
Both round sizes and seed stage valuations  for angel investments have continued to rise according to a
national survey of angel group investment activity released today. “There has
been a long term trend towards increasing round sizes and valuation in all
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Both round sizes and seed stage valuations  for angel investments have continued to rise according to a national survey of angel group investment activity released today. “There has been a long term trend towards increasing ...
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The Top 20 Reasons Why Startups Fail, A New Study by CB Insights
A key reason why startups fail is the
lack of a market for their offering. Other top reasons include running out of
cash, having the wrong team, or their inability to overcome competition,
according to a novel report released today. Of course, there is ofte...
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Hey +George McQuilken! I'd be curious to hear any candid feedback on an alternative angle to the core of why startups fail: https://hxworks.com/insights/how-respect-your-startups-context-and-grow-quicker 
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Dilbert, VCs, Angels,and Engineers
Click here to see it legally on the oficial site. Dilbert and Angels
Click here to see it legally on the oficial site. Dilbert and Angels
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Launchpad Leads $1.2M round in Repsly, Creating Croatia to Boston Innovation District Connection
Launchpad Venture Group has just led a $1.2 Million Angel investment round in Repsly ,   a B2B Mobile Cloud solution provider that has recently relocated from
Zagreb, Croatia,   to Boston’s waterfront
Innovation District.   "I have been following and
advisi...
Launchpad Venture Group has just led a $1.2 Million Angel investment round in Repsly,  a B2B Mobile Cloud solution provider that has recently relocated from Zagreb, Croatia,  to Boston’s waterfront Innovation District.  "I ha...
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Angel Investing in 2013 Approaches Record High; 298,800 Individuals Invested $24.8 Billion Says UNH Study
Market Size.   The angel investor
market in 2013 continued the upward trend started in 2010 in both investment dollars
and in number of investments.   Total
investment in 2013 was $24.8 billion, an increase of 8.3% over 2012,
according to the Center for Ven...
Market Size.  The angel investor market in 2013 continued the upward trend started in 2010 in both investment dollars and in number of investments.  Total investment in 2013 was $24.8 billion, an increase of 8.3% over 2012, a...
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Is it a boom? VC financing and exits hit record quarterly levels says CB Insights report
Now is the fourteenth
winter of our discontent, made glorious summer not by the software of Sun but by the venture capital database built upon it. Some of the quarter’s highlights are:   The quarter saw $9.99 billion
invested into 880 deals. Things
got busy...
Now is the fourteenth winter of our discontent, made glorious summer not by the software of Sun but by the venture capital database built upon it. Some of the quarter’s highlights are:   The quarter saw $9.99 billion investe...
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Entrepreneur, Angel Investor
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  • Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, present
  • IBM, Spartacus, RSA Security, Security Dynamics
  • Language Technology,
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Amesbury MA
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Somerville MA - Marblehead MA, Weston MA, Boulder CO - Portsmouth NH
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Introduction

George McQuilken is a founding member of the eCoast Angels Network, a group of private investors backing early-stage companies.  

McQuilken was founding CEO of four companies including RSA Security. As Editor of the IBM Systems Journal, he published many of the seminal papers on software management, measurement, security, and quality. He was a project leader at IBM’s Cambridge Scientific Center working on virtual machines and networking. He is a graduate of MIT and member of the IEEE and the ACM.  


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  • MIT, St. Clement
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