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Monday, November 19, 2012 Eric Peckham - Founding Partner, Tufts Venture Fund
Tufts University has supposedly been fairly quiet on the startup scene—neighbored by Harvard and MIT, innovations and ventures coming from Walnut Hill in Somerville don’t...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, November 16, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
As technology introduces more modes of communication such as online chat, conference call, or email, those communication channels can feel increasingly fragmented. Andover...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, November 15, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
Today, social discovery app Spindle graduates out of its preview, which launched in August, and releases several updated features. The iPhone app integrates with Twitter...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Keith Cline - Founder, VentureFizz
Dropbox CEO Drew Houston will be MIT’s 2013 Commencement speaker; Apperian Expands Executive Team With New SVP Global Sales and CMO...
Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Rob Go - Co-Founder and Partner, NextView Ventures
I got this question on a panel last week, and coincidentally, I had a couple folks on Twitter tweet out the same question.  Generically speaking, the question is...
Funding
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Kevin Walther - Communications Officer, IDEA: Northeastern's Venture Accelerator
With many of the country’s predominant entrepreneurship institutions located right here in Boston, Northeastern University has transformed in recent years into an entrepreneurial...
Entrepreneurship
Monday, November 12, 2012 Dennis Keohane - Contributor, VentureFizz
For a period of almost two hours on Friday evening at Microsoft NERD, nervous would-be entrepreneurs pitched ideas that they hoped would lead to victory at this...
Innovation
Friday, November 9, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
YouTube is full of funny or insightful comments, but they’re usually buried below the fold and disconnected from the video content itself. That realization prompted Kyle Morton...
Entrepreneurship
Friday, November 9, 2012 Susan Johnston - Contributor, VentureFizz
With the holiday shopping season rapidly approaching, retail-focused mobile apps are finding innovative ways to harness consumer spending. Among those is Maynard-based...
Entrepreneurship
Thursday, November 8, 2012 Fred Destin - Partner, Atlas Venture
Story of of the last few years in Venture Fund Land : large institutional investors concentrate money with fewer managers and flagship brands AND / OR find emerging managers...
Funding