Stories

By: Josh Boyle | July 21, 2014
Yesterday I got the chance to sit with yet another energetic and passionate entrepreneur – Moritz “Mo” Plassnig, the Co-Founder & CEO of Codeship.
By: Lee Hower | July 20, 2014
One of our portfolio companies, Plastiq, announced yesterday that they raised a $10M Series B led by Khosla Ventures and are planning to move their headquarters from Boston to San Francisco.
By: Josh Boyle | July 17, 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 17, 2014
Talent on the Move - July 18, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Matt Douglas | July 16, 2014
Like most people, I send dozens of emails a day. Pretty much anything that I work on can be dealt with using email. But is that always the right choice?
By: Josh Boyle | July 16, 2014
VentureFizz is all about Entrepreneurship.  It’s where anyone interested in entrepreneurship can go to explore the hottest tech companies in Boston, gain insight into latest trends, find rewarding new careers and perhaps, most importantly, pick up some much needed knowledge from like-minded people within our ecosystem.
By: Karen Miller | July 15, 2014
Nearly half (48 percent) of employees indicate they work late nights and weekends some or all of the time, according to our recent survey of more than 1,200 professionals. For office workers, the 40-hour work week seems to be a thing of the past.
By: Michelle Heath | July 14, 2014
One of the biggest mistakes I see companies make is deciding that their brand position is set in stone. Done. Final. Never to be changed again.
By: Rosanna Y. de la Cruz | July 13, 2014
Women earn only 12% of computer science degrees today (down from 37% in 1984) so you’ve likely heard how difficult it is to find, let alone, hire a female engineer. Girls Who Code...
Office Tours
By: | July 13, 2014
Welcome to the HubSpot Office Tour!
By: Josh Boyle | July 10, 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. Here, we highlight a few...
By: Tom Bain | July 10, 2014
The cybersecurity industry is emerging as perhaps the hottest technology sector from an innovation perspective. Many of the behemoths of the high-tech world offer security solutions and services to their customers.
Talent on the Move
By: VentureFizz | July 10, 2014
Talent on the Move - July 11, 2014 - Your weekly roll up of who is coming and going within the Boston tech scene!
By: Krysta Voskowsky | July 9, 2014
If you don’t already know John Simon—co-founder of the GreenLight Fund, Boston venture capitalist with Sigma Prime Ventures, and all-around nice person—you probably should.
By: | July 9, 2014
Over the past couple of days, we've been taking a look at some of the major deals over Q2 2014. Today, we are going to take a look at The Next Generation, meaning companies that have raised a seed or a Series A round of funding.
By: Madeline Bilis | July 8, 2014
Mobile phone penetration in Africa is over 80% and is expanding quickly, according to a December 2013 report by TA Telecom. Boston College senior Loic Assobmo is planning to use mobile phones to give Africans access to healthcare information.
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...

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