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28
Jun
2012

Inaugural B2B IT Forum Tackles Cloud Security

Anytime you start something new – be it a job, a training regimen, or in the case of the entrepreneurs we back, a company – there’s always a lot of excitement and energy. That was very much the case Tuesday when we held our inaugural B2B IT Forum at the Microsoft NERD Center. We heard great presentations, met a lot
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Ascent Index BYOD
26
Jun
2012

Ascent Index: BYOD (June 6 – June 20)

We know bringing your own device to work (that’s ‘BYOD’ for most of us) is a hot topic right now  – and getting hotter. Over the past two weeks alone, the term had nearly 22,000 mentions on social networks which is a 10 percent increase over the first half of the month. One reason for the uptick could be the
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Mt. Washington
13
Jun
2012

The Washburn Climb: A Charitable Ascent for the Boston Museum of Science

On July 16th I’ll be participating in my fourth annual Washburn Climb – an annual hike to the top of Mount Washington. It’s an event I take great pride in participating because it raises money for an institution very close to my heart – the Boston Museum of Science. As nearly everyone in New England knows, the Museum of Science
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E-Commerce mentions
08
Jun
2012

ASCENT INDEX: e-commerce (May 23 – June 6)

We’ve been keeping a close watch on our enterprise IT terms over the past few weeks, and noticed one standing out high above the others.  While not a new term by any measure, yet still a very important one that continues to see growing activity, “e-commerce” had 28,847 mentions in the two-week period we examined, with an average of 1,800
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01
Jun
2012

Introducing the B2B IT Forum

Ascent Venture Partners is hosting a new series of meet-ups called the B2B IT Forum, with the inaugural event taking place on June 26th. Our aim is to shine a spotlight on entrepreneurs and new companies in the Enterprise IT space. This will be not only a chance for you to learn about promising startups focused on rapidly emerging enterprise technologies, but also to hear from leaders of established, larger companies.

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