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Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Locally-based networking solutions company Plexxi has created a product that is already starting to shake-up the networking technology sector that has been mostly stagnant, and  has relied on overly-complicated and expensive hardware/software, for the past decade or more...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, July 1, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Last week, at the new office launch for another one of Boston's 'quiet monster' ecommerce companies, Jay Batson and I engaged in a discussion on the state of the Boston tech/innovation community...
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Monday, July 1, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
FlipKey, the very successful and locally-based vacation rental company, has lofty aspirations.  The company has built a home rental site that has at its foundation a massive...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, June 28, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Provenir announced earlier this month that it has established a new Customer Listening Technology Division in Boston. Last night, they officially opened their new Innovation District office with a celebration and a demonstration of how their new product benefits marketers...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, June 27, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Things have changed quite a bit at RunKeeper over the past year as the company has grown at an exceptional rate. They have more than doubled the number of employees...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, June 27, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
A week ago, some of the best minds in the tech/innovation/entrepreneurship community convened at Babson College in Wellesley for Xconomy’s XSITE 2013: Boston's Tech Revival event...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Despite the heat and the impending (and ultimately devastating) Bruins game, a huge crowd gathered at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge for Webinno 38 last night. The audience turned out...
Entrepreneurship
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Lee Hower - Partner and Co-Founder, NextView Ventures
I’ve been doing some thinking about the future of cars and the impact of the internet.  A large part of this is just some idle thoughts, a small part is driven by my love of cars...
Innovation
Monday, June 24, 2013 Dennis Keohane - Writer, VentureFizz
Merchant Warehouse, the Boston company that has been in the credit card terminal game for fifteen years, has created a product aimed at simplifying mobile payments for both the consumer and the merchant. By developing its Genius payment platform...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, June 24, 2013 Melissa Pocek - Contributor, VentureFizz
Picture it now, it’s summertime and you’re looking to get away for the weekend, or take a quick ride to the nearest grocery store, but you don’t have a car.  What do you...
Innovation