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I recently had an opportunity to meet with a founder of a fairly new startup in Boston.  Though quite young with no previous experience as an entrepreneur, the founder had secured...
By: Dave Gerhardt | June 9, 2014
Matt Brand is the Co-Founder & Head of Technology at Dunwello, a new company in in Boston that is focused on changing the way employee feedback is handled and is based on the idea that everyone should be both happy and productive at work.
By: Keith Cline | June 8, 2014
I listen to A LOT of music.  
By: Josh Boyle | June 8, 2014
At the ripe age of 26, Bryant McBride was poached by Gary Bettman to become the VP of Business Development for the National Hockey League. He was Bettman’s seventh hire.
By: Josh Boyle | June 5, 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 5, 2014
Talent on the Move - June 6, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!  Check out the recent hires at ownCloud, Krash, VMware, Twitter, Vistaprint, & CashStar!
By: Josh Boyle | June 4, 2014
Eugene Mann, a business consultant... turned “Crossfitter”... turned Founder of a company, where he took a passion and has now leveraged that to help fellow crossfitters and fitness enthusiasts...
By: Jonathan Crowe | June 4, 2014
Unsubscribes — no marketer wants to see them. But while you may see it as goodbye, these companies see it as another chance to say hello...
For people who are just getting started with video marketing, it’s a natural tendency to want to cram in as much as possible. After all, you’re jumping into this video thing...
By: | June 3, 2014
Ahhh... summer is pretty much here.  Time for some summertime reading recommendations from the Boston tech community!
By: David Skok | June 2, 2014
The health of a SaaS business is directly tied to its ability to retain its customers and prevent churn. To do this, they have to ensure that their customers are happy. That means making sure they get the promised business benefits they signed up for.
By: Dave Gerhardt | June 2, 2014
Welcome to the latest edition of the Tech in Boston podcast!  Today, we are featuring Allan Telio, who is a Vice President at the Startup Institute, a career accelerator that helps people...
By: Will Koffel | June 1, 2014
A strong relationship with a technical advisor can benefit all early-stage founders who are building technology product, whether you are using a contractor, off-shore team, or full-time staff...
By: Josh Boyle | May 29, 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...
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | May 29, 2014
Talent on the Move - May 30, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Josh Boyle | May 28, 2014
Yesterday afternoon at District Hall, seven companies showcased their education tech based startups. Christopher Mirabile of LaunchPad Venture Group emceed the event, which marked the...
By: Scott Johnson | May 28, 2014
When you see a public stock being crushed, or a public company CEO being fired, it is nearly always due to a failure to meet expectations.  This is the main reason companies stay private...
By: Josh Boyle | May 27, 2014
Last year over 2,000 startupers took to the inaugural Boston TechJam, a block party for all things innovation...
By: | May 27, 2014
Boston is well-known for its passion around sports. Our City's reputation around tech startups is growing by the day. What about the combination of the two?
By: Josh Boyle | May 26, 2014
From Cambridge to Israel to CEO of a budding startup. From Everett to the Kentucky to budding NBA star.  Two different paths from two similar, and highly successful, basketball players - Jordan Fliegel and Nerlens Noel, respectively.
By: Jim Schuchart | May 26, 2014
It’s Day 60 for your newly hired sales rep, and while you’re on pace to beat the 4.2 month average ramp, there is a lot of work remaining to get there.
By: Dave Gerhardt | May 26, 2014
Cort Johnson is one of the co-founders of Terrible Labs, a design and development shop with 11 employees in the Leather District that specializes in building mobile and web apps with Ruby On Rails.
By: Josh Boyle | May 22, 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...
By: Rob Go | May 22, 2014
Everyone knows that nobody gets consumer in Boston. If you want to invest in the next great consumer company, you better be in Silicon Valley or New York. It’s just a given.
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | May 22, 2014
Talent on the Move - May 23, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene! Looking to announce a recent hire? Or, have a tip? Email us here.
By: Josh Boyle | May 21, 2014
In the latest episode of HBO’s hit series “Silicon Valley” the writers pushed the satire at TechCrunch Disrupt where entrepreneurs pitched their “world-saving” or “life-changing” companies...
By: Michael Greeley | May 21, 2014
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.

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