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By: | July 8, 2014
Time for our Q2 2014 Deals review.  Yesterday, we reviewed The Big Ones 
- companies that had an exit or are on the verge of having one...  
By: Viktoras Truchanovicius | July 7, 2014
You have your idea. You have your investors. You are ready to get started. The last step left is to hire people who will develop your product. As trivial as it might sound, it is probably one of the most important aspects of a successful product.
By: | July 7, 2014
The second quarter of 2014 was very active in terms of deals for companies at all stages.

We are going to take a look at some of the major deals over three days...
By: Josh Boyle | July 6, 2014
How do you go about innovating one of the oldest forms of transportation?  One that is still commonly used, yet it is still very limited based on our own strength and power...
By: Josh Boyle | July 2, 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.
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | July 2, 2014
Talent on the Move - July 3, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!  
By: Josh Boyle | July 1, 2014
CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching company, is rolling out a new offering this summer. At least on a trial basis...  
By: Sean Marsh | July 1, 2014
I commented on a piece recently in the Boston Business Journal regarding what successful entrepreneurs and technology executives are doing with their wealth and how this impacts...
By: Josh Boyle | July 1, 2014
In the startup world, many key employees come on board with specific skill sets and play roles as individual contributors.  As the company gains traction and begins to expand rapidly, the early employees...
By: Josh Boyle | June 30, 2014
Dave Gerhardt & Tech In Boston are taking the week off so we are using this opportunity to compile each of the Podcasts previously shared through VentureFizz.
By: Zorian Rotenberg | June 30, 2014
When you are hiring new sales reps, what traits are you looking for?  I use the 5 below which have worked for me time and time again. And an in-person interview is your best way to test...
By: Luke Burns | June 29, 2014
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) projects 1,606,000 students at the bachelor’s degree level will graduate as the college Class of 2014. This year many of those students will choose to start their own companies, as entrepreneurship has become a popular career option across the United States.
By: Kristin Dziadul | June 29, 2014
“We should hold this off until fall — no one does this in the summer so let’s start planning at the end of August instead,” said nearly every marketing and product team, ever.
By: Josh Boyle | June 26, 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...
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | June 26, 2014
Talent on the Move - June 27, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Josh Boyle | June 26, 2014
Kathy Kiely is the President of The Ad Club, the trade association for the New England marketing & communications Industry, and the brains behind the new Brand-a-thon which she created in conjunction with David Chang (COO, PayPal Media Network) and Start Tank.
By: Josh Boyle | June 25, 2014
The easiest way to find the cheapest and closest off-street parking spot is about to make its way to your phone. Thanks to two men who met at a startup event parking is finally entering the modern age.
By: Rob Go | June 24, 2014
Investors love to give advice. Even more so if they are board members or major investors. It’s part of our “value add”.  
By: Keith Cline | June 24, 2014
At an early age, Dr. Catherine Havasi had an interest in languages.  She loved to read about the history of languages and how the brain works.  It was this interest and passion that were the early building blocks for where she is today.
By: Dave Gerhardt | June 23, 2014
"Don’t confuse the story you want to tell about your company with the story that the world will actually understand.” -Mike Troiano, Chief Marketing Officer, Actifio
By: Adam Buggia | June 23, 2014
An effective onboarding process is important for productivity and morale.  For engineers, this process begins when the candidate accepts the job offer and ends when their code is first used by your customers.
By: Josh Boyle | June 22, 2014
If you’re like me you are holding on to stacks of paperwork you know (think) you’ll need at some point or another. Taxes, employment contracts, vehicle titles, the list goes on…
By: | June 22, 2014
We're taking a look at one of Boston's most successful entrepreneurs & angel investors who has been a vital player in over 50 companies...
By: Josh Boyle | June 19, 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...
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | June 19, 2014
Talent on the Move - June 20, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Zorian Rotenberg | June 18, 2014
The first half of 2014 is almost done. If your sales have not grown in the first half of the year, here is what you can do in the 2nd half.  
By: | June 18, 2014
MassChallenged Opened It's NEW Doors to the Masses. Take a look at the action...
By: Keith Cline | June 17, 2014
I had the chance to speak with Michael George, who has led many companies to very favorable outcomes. He is currently the CEO of Continuum in Boston, which is on a rocket ship ride...
By: Pat Kinsel | June 17, 2014
Market sizing is an incredibly important task for both entrepreneurs and investors. It helps you decide which markets to prioritize and helps you better understand how your application [or someone else’s] is fairing in a particular area.
By: Mike Troiano | June 16, 2014
When someone asks you for a Marketing Plan, your first instinct will be to create a laundry list of things you think it makes sense to do...

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