Stories

Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | September 20, 2017
Alison Elworthy has been a part of HubSpot for a little under a decade and has held various roles at the company. For this week's Lead(H)er profile, Brianne Shelley details Elworthy's experiences working in the Boston tech scene. Elworthy even provides some advice for recent graduates.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 20, 2017
Perch is a fitness-based startup and one of the many companies to come out of the MIT delta v program. Co-Founder and CEO, Jacob Rothman, shares the origin story of Perch with VentureFizz and details how his product can help out collegiate athletes with their exercises.
Company Profiles
By: Alexander Culafi | September 19, 2017
HealthcareSource sold its healthcare talent platform to over half of the hospitals in the United States. Alex Culafi sat down with President and CEO J.P. Fingado to find out how.
By: Izzy Azeri | September 19, 2017
Izzy Azeri details how his newest venture, mabl, is developing a goal-oriented company culture where everyone, from management to entry-level employees, is involved to drive the company into a positive direction.
Investor Profiles
By: Nina Stepanov | September 18, 2017
Eric Tarczynski is the founder of Contrary Capital, a decentralized university-focused venture fund, looking to help student entrepreneurs. Nina Stepanov interviewed Tarczynski about the founding of the firm and what colleges, both in the New England area and across the country, they are assisting.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 18, 2017
Vinolytics is an analytics platform for wine sellers and collectors, where they can also manage their assets. We interviewed founder and CEO, Jennifer Williams-Bulkelley, about the company's services for a non-tech oriented industry and how her time spent in London served as inspiration.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | September 15, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at ObserveIT, Cybereason, Formlabs, Brightcove, CloudHealth Technologies, LogMeIn, WEVO, Rapid7, Catalant, PredictiveHR, Perfecto, PatientPing, and CVS Health.
By: Colin W. Barry | September 15, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 14, 2017
In today's omnichannel world, marketing teams are having trouble keeping up with their client's demands. Kitewheel gives traditional marketing approaches a more modern spin with their software. We connected with Mark Smith, the company's Founder and President, about Kitewheel's origins in MarTech.  
By: Christina Luconi | September 14, 2017
No matter how cohesive and healthy the relationships between co-workers may be, conflict in the workplace will eventually happen. As a leader herself in Boston's tech scene, Christina Luconi has helped resolve conflicts in the workplace and shares how one can solve it in their own careers.
Lead(H)er
By: Brianne Shelley | September 13, 2017
Emmy Linder began her career not with a startup, but in the Israeli Defense Forces. Linder shared her story with Brianne Shelley in our Lead(H)er series and spoke about her time in the military and how she became involved in Boston tech.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 13, 2017
Ken Accardi is an entrepreneur with an affinity for health care. His newest startup, Ankota, is providing home care businesses with intuitive software. We had a chance to connect with Accardi to chat about the company's product and culture.
By: Keith Cline | September 12, 2017
What does the career path and a day in the life look like for the Manager of Enterprise Sales at Quick Base? We interviewed Maureen Morris to find out.
By: Gabriela McManus | September 12, 2017
It's a great feeling when you finally receive that promotion, but it can also be a bit of a problematic situation if you are now managing your co-workers. Gabriela McManus writes about how one can avoid awkward moments and make it an overall good experience for you and your peers.
By: Colin W. Barry | September 11, 2017
The MIT Kresge Auditorium was the stage for MIT's delta v Demo Day 2017, where the program's largest, and most diverse, cohort had a chance to showcase their products and services. Here's our recap of the event and six standout early-stage startups that are a part of the program.
Company Profiles
By: Keith Cline | September 11, 2017
Meet Max Makeev and Mark Schnittman, the co-founders of Owl Labs in Somerville. The duo is on a mission to fix video conferencing for remote employees with its product the Meeting Owl. The two co-founders shared their own personal history and how they came together to start their own company.
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | September 8, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Zagster, DigitalOcean, LogMeIn, ezCater, Wayfair, Turbonomic, Techstars, QuickPivot, Skillsoft, Converge, Poppulo, Capsule8, OpsGenie and EverQuote. 
By: Colin W. Barry | September 8, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
By: Alexander Culafi | September 7, 2017
We asked VentureFizz readers to tell us about their first computers. Here's what you had to say.
Company Profiles
By: Zach Winn | September 7, 2017
iRewardHealth is taking a more informed approach to helping people get healthy, by utilizing machine learning to help promote healthy habits. Zach Winn interviewed iRewardHealth's Co-Founder and CEO, Rick McCartney, and Creative Director Alexandra Brillaud, on how their platform is helping companies improve their employee wellness. 
By: Christina Luconi | September 7, 2017
Part of The Walking Dead's drama is how the main characters come together to deal with the zombie apocalypse. The workplace may not be as melodramatic, but there are times when teams to break down. Christina Luconi writes about how a teamwork can improve... even without a zombie outbreak.
By: Keith Cline | September 6, 2017
What does the career path and a day in the life look like for the People Operations Lead at Formlabs? We interviewed Virginia White to find out.
Company Profiles
By: Colin W. Barry | September 6, 2017
GaggleAMP offers B2B and B2C companies an enterprise-solution that allows employees to create digital engagements and share content on their social networks. We connected with the company's Co-Founder and President, Glenn Gaudet, about the company's internal culture and how they've remained bootstrapped during its lifespan.
By: Fady Saad | September 6, 2017
Robotics startups are one of the several technologies that many startup accelerators may not be able to help out. MassRobotics Co-Founder, Fady Saad, writes about how these kinds of startups can find the funding they are looking for through the "startup escalator" method.
Career Forward
By: Keith Cline | September 5, 2017
Welcome to the September edition of Career Forward. This is a highly curated list of the top jobs from our BIZZpages.
Office Tours
By: Colin W. Barry | September 5, 2017
Check out our Office Tour featuring lots of pictures from Virgin Pulse's offices in Framingham.
Investor Profiles
By: Nina Stepanov | September 5, 2017
Nina Stepanov sat down with Chris Keller, the Boston-based Managing Partner at NextGen to talk about his global upbringing, career choices, and his mentality on fundable founders.  
Talent on the Move
By: Keith Cline | September 1, 2017
Here's your look at the latest hires and promotions across the Boston tech community at Applause, LogMeIn, TripAdvisor, WordStream, CarGurus, Buoy Health, Cengage, Startup Institute, Tufin, Brainshark, Kitewheel, WegoWise, McGraw-Hill Foundation, and Photo Butler.
By: Colin W. Barry | September 1, 2017
Here's your preview of events coming your way in Boston's startup and tech sector!
Founder Stories
By: Alexander Culafi | August 31, 2017
Joe Cuccinelli is the co-founder and COO of a new company looking to revolutionize photo-sharing at Photo Butler. He tells Alex Culafi about his storied career, as well as how the game-changing app came to be.

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