Thursday, May 22, 2014Michael Greeley - General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners
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...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
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.
Friday, May 16, 2014Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
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 to help you schedule accordingly.
Thursday, May 15, 2014Steve Charkoudian - Partner, Goodwin Procter
Open source software licensing can be a murky and complex area, causing many companies to want to avoid it completely. But for many tech startups, the promises of low-cost and speed-to-market can make using open source software an enticing proposition.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014Josh Boyle - Director of Community & Marketing, VentureFizz
3,702 / 3,472 / 3,499 / 7,716 / 857 - Those are the number of miles from Germany, Netherlands, France, Cape Town & Lake Superior, Michigan, respectively, to Boston. A metric we have been able to measure for decades. Their relevance? Each location represents the home of a core team member of WOO Sports...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014Madeline Bilis - Contributor, VentureFizz
School, sports, homework, friends, and managing a successful smart watch company: the balancing act of Eddy Zhong, Adam Lorenz-Kruk, Miroslav Predny, Jessie Ying, and Wendy Li, a group of greater Boston high school students and the founders of Blanc Inc.