The National Venture Capital Association recently released data on 1Q14 investment activity, which always makes for an interesting read – at least on long plane rides. Point of fact, this past quarter was exceptional in many ways – and arguably somewhat unexpected. The headlines read that $9.5 billion was invested in 951 companies...
By: Michael Gaiss | May 20, 2014
Congratulations! You’ve navigated a very competitive market and hired talented students and new grads to join your team. Your next step is successfully onboarding your new team members into your organization.
By: Josh Boyle | May 20, 2014
One of Boston’s most influential angel investors set out, in 2010, to celebrate everything related to launching and nurturing companies in the Boston area. And now, he’s looking to you, the Boston startup community to drive his latest campaign.
By: Dave Gerhardt | May 19, 2014
Ezra Fishman is the Director of Marketing at Wistia, a video hosting company in Cambridge. Even if you’re not familiar with them, you’ve probably seen their product in action before without realizing it.
By: Jim Schuchart | May 18, 2014
We have a new member on the sales team, and we’re working our tails off to beat the industry average 4.2 month ramp. We’ve opened our playbook to the chapter on training and onboarding, and the race is on.
By: | May 18, 2014
Welcome to Yesware! We provide tools for salespeople that help them close deals faster. We have an email service that tracks email, templates responses, syncs to CRM, and much more...
VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network. They all deserve their due, but I want to highlight a few lined up for next week to help you schedule accordingly.
Entrepreneurs are constantly exceeding expectations. Succeeding when and where they’ve been told they couldn’t. Surprising even their closest of friends and family. But it’s not just the rookie...
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | May 15, 2014
Talent on the Move - May 16, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Steve Charkoudian | May 14, 2014
Open source software licensing can be a murky and complex area, causing many companies to want to avoid it completely. But for many tech startups, the promises of low-cost and speed-to-market can make using open source software an enticing proposition.
By: Kristen Craft & Chris Lavigne | May 14, 2014
Videos can make a huge impact on the success of your company, and they don’t have to break the bank. One of the best ways to get a professional-looking outcome is to shoot in a studio space, where you can optimize the look and sound quality of your video.
By: Madeline Bilis | May 13, 2014
School, sports, homework, friends, and managing a successful smart watch company: the balancing act of Eddy Zhong, Adam Lorenz-Kruk, Miroslav Predny, Jessie Ying, and Wendy Li, a group of greater Boston high school students and the founders of Blanc Inc.
By: Josh Boyle | May 13, 2014
3,702 / 3,472 / 3,499 / 7,716 / 857 - Those are the number of miles from Germany, Netherlands, France, Cape Town & Lake Superior, Michigan, respectively, to Boston. A metric we have been able to measure for decades. Their relevance? Each location represents the home of a core team member of WOO Sports...
By: Dave Gerhardt | May 12, 2014
Sasha Hoffman is Head of Strategy & Partnerships at Plastiq, a startup in Boston founded by two Harvard grads that allows you to use your credit card for things that you normally can’t, like paying your landlord for rent or paying college tuition...
By: Jim Schuchart | May 11, 2014
You just hired a new sales rep. Now it’s time to dig into Chapter II of your playbook and focus on getting them up to speed quickly.
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | May 8, 2014
Talent on the Move - May 9, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Josh Boyle | May 8, 2014
VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network...
By: Kristen Craft & Chris Lavigne | May 7, 2014
One of the questions we get asked most frequently at Wistia is “What camera should I use for video production?” The answer may surprise you: the best camera is the one you already own...
By: Josh Boyle | May 6, 2014
Are you trying to expand your skillset? Is there a technical element to your professional experience missing? Are you looking to refine a specific talent? Maybe you have even thought about an alternative for college…
By: Dave Gerhardt | May 5, 2014
Tech In Boston is a podcast where I interview people doing interesting things in the Boston tech & startup community. We discuss topics like building a company, recruiting, fundraising...
By: Josh Boyle | May 5, 2014
The 2nd annual Entrepreneur Games are happening June 19th at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. Hosted in part by TUGG, the proceeds will once again benefit BUILD Boston...
By: Meghan Maher | May 4, 2014
Believe it or not, winter is finally behind us, spring is (mostly) in bloom, and summer is just around the corner. While that progression is a good thing for those of us who enjoy being outdoors, it also means that businesses all over the country are beginning to scramble to hire a new class of college graduates for their entry-level roles.
By: | May 4, 2014
Welcome to the clypd Office Tour! Our office is in the heart of Davis Square in Somerville. The clypd platform automates a data-enhanced sales approach for television advertising...
By: Brian Sedor | May 1, 2014
At the end of March 2014, people across various industries gathered in Boston for the AnalyticsWeek Big Data & Analytics Unconference. The overarching purpose of the weeklong event, as shared by the organizers, was to share information and capabilities across the Boston big data and analytics community.
By: Josh Boyle | May 1, 2014
VentureFizz strives to be your one-stop shop for the Boston Tech Scene. Our calendar is stockpiled with classes and events for Boston entrepreneurs to learn and network. They all deserve their due, but I want to highlight a few lined up for next week to help you schedule accordingly. Rework that schedule of yours and get out to some of these events!
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | May 1, 2014
Talent on the Move - May 2, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Josh Boyle | April 30, 2014
Google Glass is not yet widely available, but come 2015 they are set to roll out some 9 Million units and six Harvard Business School students are keen to enter the unsaturated ‘wearables’ market.
By: Kristen Craft & Chris Lavigne | April 29, 2014
Many of you are probably familiar with the term SEO, or “Search Engine Optimization”. This refers to the process of maximizing your chance of showing up in search...
By: Josh Boyle | April 28, 2014
There’s a new startup competition upon us - Startup Jackpot. Started by 3 three friends, all who founded companies in the Washington DC area, Startup Jackpot is a grassroots...
By: Thomas McHugh | April 28, 2014
Non-compete agreements, also known as covenants not to compete, are contracts between an employer and employee pursuant to which employment, business, and other professional...