VentureFizz - Boston's Weekly Tech Buzz (Feb 28th - Mar 6th)

Monday Mar 7, 2011 by Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz

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Buzz from the Week: Feb 28th – Mar 6th

Last week, the New England Venture Capital Association partnered up with five VC firms to announce CriticalMass, which is a 2,500 sq ft co-working space that is being housed at the Cambridge Innovation Center. The five participating firms include: Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Highland Capital Partners, and North Bridge Venture Partners. Entrepreneurs can locate there for $250 a month, unless you are sponsored by a participating VC firm who will cover the cost for you. The space is wrapping up construction and will be opened soon!

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Hiring? Here are a few companies that are using the VentureFizz Job Board to find the best talent in Boston: Communispace, Endeca, Smarter Travel Media, Rue La La, OnForce, Swap.com, Nasuni, SapientNitro, SimpleTuition...and the list goes on and on. Postings are only $50 for a 30 day listing, which is absolutely the best deal in town! Don't delay! Click here to login via email or your Twitter handle and post a job today!

Thanks for your continued support!

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JOB BOARD

 

Software Engineer, Communispace

Location: Watertown, MA - Categories: Software Engineering / QA, Web Development & UX

You will report to the Director of Development as part of the Engineering team working on the next generation Communispace web app. You will be actively engaged... Details »

 

Senior Sales Engineer, Celtra

Location: Cambridge, MA - Categories: Sales & Business Development

As the Senior Sales Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the technical diligence prospective customers will require evaluating the Celtra platform and/or…Details »

 

Senior Software Engineer, DiningIn

Location: Boston/Metrowest, MA - Categories: Software Engineering / QA

We don’t give away iPads to the 15th developer to call our job hotline. We don’t have you working with 100 other developers on an esoteric feature for a product you can’t explain...Details »

 

Senior Implementation Consultant, Projector PSA

Location: Boston, MA - Categories: Professional Services

We are looking for a dynamic candidate to provide consulting and training services to ensure the successful implementation of our professional services automation solution... Details »

 

Chief Architect / VP of Engineering, Venture IT NewCo

Location: Boston, MA - Categories: Software Engineering / QA

A Boston-area enterprise knowledge management company seeks a creative, entrepreneurial, thought leader for the position of Vice President Engineering/ Chief Technical... Details »

 

Sr. Software Engineer, Curiculum Associates

Location: Billerica, MA - Categories: Software Engineering / QA, Web Development & UX

We are a leading publisher of supplemental educational materials, seeks a highly qualified Senior Developer with substantial experience in both Flex and Java programming... Details »

 

Senior Business Intelligence Consultant, The Ironside Group

Location: Lexington, MA - Categories: Other, Professional Services

The Ironside Group has an immediate opening for a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant. The consultant will be expected to deliver high-quality Business Intelligence... Details »

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COMPANY RESEARCH

Yieldbot

Location: Boston, MA - Categories: Data Mgmt / Business Intelligence | Marketing & Advertising Solutions

Yieldbot is a realtime intent engine. We capture, organize, make portable and actionable in realtime the intent arriving, existing and created in the publisher domain...Details »

CashStar

Location: Portland, ME - Categories: eCommerce | Enterprise Software | Retail | SaaS

At CashStar, we passionately believe that the gifting experience should be more personal, compelling and convenient for your customers. Based on years of...Details »

AisleBuyer

Location: Boston, MA - Categories: eCommerce | Mobile / Wireless

At AisleBuyer, we believe technology can make shopping easier and better than ever before. We believe you should never have to wait in line; that you should have...Details »

Bottomline Technologies

Location: Portsmouth, NH - Categories: Other Software | SaaS

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY) provides collaborative payment, invoice and document automation solutions to corporations, financial institutions and...Details »

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DEALS

Mar 4 2011 - Skyword raises $406K – Boston, MA
Mar 3 2011 - Kahoots acquired by RentJuice – Boston, MA
Mar 3 2011 - Sproxil raises $1.8M in funding – Somerville, MA
Mar 2 2011 - Greylock Partners expands US Fund XIII to $1 Billion – Waltham, MA
Feb 28 2011 - CHiL Semiconductor acquired by International Rectifier Corp – Tewksbury, MA
Deals archive »

 

NEWS

Mar 6 2011 - Publisher: Innovation Economy - New tools put financial data at your fingertips

John Prendergast likes to talk about the “kitchen table’’ problem: financial statements spread across a flat surface and scoured by stressed-out spouses. That doesn’t... Read the story »

Mar 4 2011 - Publisher: Mass High Tech - MIT $100K names semi-finalists

The MIT $100K business plan competition has named the semi-finalists for this year’s contest, after scouring through a record number of entries, the Cambridge... Read the story »

Mar 3 2011 - Publisher: Xconomy - You Snooze, You Lose: 10 Boring Boston-Area Tech Companies That Are Actually Interesting

A friend recently complained that my tweets are often along the lines of, “Boring company raises X million dollars.” And this is a guy who works in the tech startup community.... Read the story »

Mar 2 2011 - Publisher: Innovation Economy - What's the point of 'Boston vs. Silicon Valley'?

I went to MIT for a lunchtime talk on Monday titled, "How Silicon Valley left Route 128 in the dust, and how Boston's entrepreneurs can help it catch...Read the story »

More News »

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VOICES & WISDOM

Mar 4 2011 - Blogger: David Beisel – Co-Founder & Partner, NextView Ventures

How to Find the Perfect Startup Job: Part IV “Negotiating the Startup Offer” - Read »

Mar 3 2011 - Blogger: Michael Greeley – General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners

CriticalMass is Critical - Read »

Mar 2 2011 - Blogger: Doug Levin – Founder & CEO, Ayeah Games

Facebook Credits: Great for Social Games Software Developers but Not a Currency - Read »

Mar 1 2011 - Blogger: Sean Marsh – Co-Founder & General Partner, Point Judith Capital

The Implications of the Global Web for US Startups - Read »

Feb 28 2011 - Blogger: Jeff Moriarty – VP of Digital Products, The Boston Globe

Winners of #bostonhack - Read »

All Voices & Wisdom »

 

NETWORKING CALENDAR

Mar 7 2011 - Organization name: MassChallenge

2011 Competition Launch Party »

Mar 7 2011 - Organization name: TiE-Boston

Leveraging competitions to launch your social enterprise »

Mar 7 2011 - Organization name: Web Innovators Group

Web Innovators Group »

Mar 7 2011 - Organization name: Boston Android

Hackfest »

Mar 8 2011 - Organization name: The Capital Network

Common Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them »

Mar 8 2010 - Organization name: Mass Technology Leadership Council

2011 Annual Meeting: Winning the Future – People, Capital, Infrastructure, & Innovation »

Mar 8 2011 - Organization name: WPI Venture Forum

Is Digital Gaming Sustainable »

Mar 8 2011 - Organization name: The Cambridge Semantic Web Group

March Meetup »

Mar 9 2011 - Organization name: OpenCoffee Club

OpenCoffee Cambridge »

Mar 9 2010 - Organization name: Xconomy

Mobile Madness 2011 »

Mar 9 2011 - Organization name: North Shore Technology Council

Salem Networking Event »

Mar 9 2011 - Organization name: BostonPHP

Learn about Aptana Studio IDE »

Mar 9 2011 - Organization name: MassChallenge

UnTapped »

Mar 9 2010 - Organization name: Mass Innovation Nights

March Event »

Mar 10 2011 - Organization name: New England-Canada Business Council

Cross Border Business Partnerships from Technology to Commercialization »

Mar 10 2011 - Organization name: 128 Innovation Capital Group

How We Do What We Do – Stories from the Trenches »

Mar 10 2011 - Organization name: Dogpatch Labs

Office Hours »

Mar 10 2010 - Organization name: New England Venture Capital Association

Office Hours »

Mar 10 2011 - Organization name: Venture Café

The Venture Café in Session »

Mar 10 2010 - Organization name: Women in Science & Technology

Venture Capital: An Insider’s Views »

Mar 10 2011 - Organization name: Ultra Light Startups

Seed Funding »

Mar 10 2011 - Organization name: Mass Technology Leadership Council

PAX East “Made in MA” Party 2011 »

Mar 11 2011 - Organization name: Mass Innovation Nights

Innovation Breakfast »

Mar 11 2010 - Organization name: Boston Millennia Partners

Millennia Partners Fridays »

Mar 11, 12, & 13 2011 - Organization name: PAX East 2011

PAX East 2011 »

Mar 11 2011 - Organization name: Bain Capital Ventures

Office Hours »

All Networking Events »

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